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closer on the shutdown? your "new day" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "new day" with chris cuomo, kate bolduan and michaela pereira. good morning. welcome to "new day." tgif. it is friday, october 4th, 6:00 in the east. we've been reporting through the night trying to figure out why a 34-year-old woman tried to breach security at the white house and capitol. we now know her name, miriam kerry. her husband had real fears about her mental health, even contacting police about it. as we hear too often, there were problems in trying to control her behavior. we'll have much more on that, plus we'll hear from some of those that witnessed it, documented the frightening scene. >> plus, today is a huge day for pope francis. he's on a very special pilgrimage visiting the home of his name sake, st. francis of
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assisi. he continues to surprise. that is the case, again, with this trip. we talk twitter. lots of fans of it out there. now you can own a piece of it. the company filing to go public. they're saying the company is worth $1 billion, billion with a "b." but get this, twitter is still not profitable. #what? that's coming up. more about the woman behind the wheel. deb feyerick is here. we go to joe johns first, live near capitol hill with the latest. good morning, joe. >> good morning, chris. this morning, authorities are trying to figure out why 34-year-old miriam kerry rammed that barricade at the white house and led police on the crazy chase up here to the united states capitol just two weeks after the navy yard shooting. a heart stopping scene unfolding
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outside the u.s. capitol. the dramatic moments caught on tape by a camera crew. watch as 34-year-old miriam kerry drives away in a luxury car. careening through the streets with police in hot pursuit. >> report of gunfire on capitol hill. >> reporter: officers, politicians, staffers and bystanders sent running. >> everybody this way, now! >> reporter: hunkering behind whatever they could find. secret service says the incident began at 2:14 after a verbal exchange with one of their uniformed officers, the woman ramming her black infinity sedan into a security barrier about a block from the white house. after police asked her to get out of the car, she drove away, leading them on a high-speed chase down pennsylvania avenue, all the way to the east side of the capitol. secret service on her tail. >> this unauthorized vehicle approached the check point.
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our officers acted appropriately, the vehicle then fled and struck one of our officers as it departed that initial scene. >> reporter: the suspect drove around garfield circle careening toward the capitol east front, one of the most security areas in the country. just moments later, her car crashed outside the senate office building. perceiving a threat, police opened fire. no weapons found inside the infinity. >> i heard five or six rounds. we dropped to the ground. >> i was walking towards the capitol building and 30 seconds later, as i hit this point, there was about three or four cop cars that passed me. about another 30 seconds after that i heard a series of loud pops, a gun going off. >> reporter: inside the vehicle, a 1-year-old girl believed to be the woman's daughter. an officer pulled her from the car and took her to a hospital. one of the two officers injured was hurt after hitting this barricade during the high-speed
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pursuit. >> oh [ bleep ]. >> this does not appear to be in any way an accident. this was a lengthy pursuit. there were multiple vehicles that were rammed, officers were struck and two security perimeters that were attempted to be breached. >> reporter: both officers are in good condition and recovering. as the city is still reeling from the deadly navy yard shooting reliving moments of fear once again. washington hospital center says the u.s. capitol police officer injured in the chase has now been released. that 1-year-old child in good condition and in protective custody. kate? >> thanks so much. we're now learning more pieces of this puzzle. one big piece of the puzzle, we know the driver's name. what else are we learning about miriam carey and what could have led her to do this? deborah feyerick is looking into her past. >> yes, absolutely.
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what we do know is that according to law enforcement source miriam carey's boyfriend contacted police about ten months ago, in stamford, connecticut. he was worried about his baby daughter, just 4 months old at the time. the boyfriend apparently told police carey was acting delusional, claiming that president obama placed her city of stamford under lockdown and that her home was under electronic surveillance. at the time, according to a law enforcement source, she was taken in for a mental health evaluation. the boyfriend told police carey was suffered from postpartum depression, was having difficulty sleeping and may be taking some sort of medication. the boyfriend was questioned last night and he is cooperating. >> they searched her apartment. did anything come out of that search that would indicate a motive. >> it appears she did leave behind a letter. this is according to several law enforcement sources. hazmat teams went in, they saw a
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white powdery substance. they deemed the letter suspicious. hazmat teams removed the letter. a robot was brought into the apartment. they wanted to make sure it wasn't rigged in any way. the apartment search went on through the night, kate. >> what about her family? are they saying anything more. >> they're not. she has a lot of family in brooklyn and new york. four sisters. they were quiet last night. theyen had the even been told officially that it was she until late into the night. they're trying to piece it together as well. >> thank you so much. chris? all right. julie palidino took this video of the scene. she's joining us now to talk about what she saw. thank you for joining us on "new day" this morning. >> thank you, chris. >> let me get this right. you're with your mom and sister,
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visiting from arkansas like you do every year to see your grandma, right. >> that's correct. >> you're down there, suddenly there's gunfire. what do you see? >> what do we see? we see chaos. we see shots fired, we hear them. everyone immediately ducks down, trying to find a safe place to go. immediately after that they told us to run, move, move, move. that's exactly what we did. we tried to go to a safe place. >> you're in a panic. this is not something you deal with every day, probably ever in your life. you have the presence of mind to get the camera going. why? >> well, initially we were taking photos with the capitol behind us, he we were taking pictures of my sister, my grandma and my mother. and the camera was out. i kept it on. did i know it was on the whole time?
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no. not necessarily. i was just in the moment. and when you're in the moment, you just, it's a crazy feeling. >> you do what comes natural. >> yes. >> you're talking about how they told you to run. what is your sense about how the scene was being controlled. we keep describing it as chaos. we're doing it here in the media. did they seem like they knew what was going on, they were reacting and worried about the people around there as well? >> they were worried about everyone. they did a great job. chaos meaning when you hear shots, you think, goodness, what's going on? but they did a great job telling us which way to go to safety. and very thankful they were there. as many people as there were there. it was very frightening. >> obviously the fear when you're running away is there could be some type of explosives involved, people did hear a boom, obviously. that was probably the car
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hitting the barrier. you make an interesting point. there weren't as many people around, one of the reasons you decided to visit the capitol area that day because of the shutdown. you had fears there had been more people there. you know. tell me about that. >> well, we -- it was a normal day. we decided to go because it was going to be quiet, there wasn't going to be very much traffic. if there would have been more people around that day, i don't know how the scene would have actually played out. when you're in that moment, what you don't see on the camera is moments before the incident happened. you see families taking pictures with each other, with the capitol in the background. you see the tourists from all around the country coming to our nation's capitol. and enjoying what we have here. it all changed in a matter of seconds. and it was -- when you look around after that happened, you look the people's faces.
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they're scared. they're confused. they don't know what's going on. but thankfully the security officers that were there, they made everything a lot more calm and directed us to a safe place. >> well, julie, thank you for coming on to talk to us about it. thank you for having your camera out and a presence of mind to capture what was beginning on there. take care. >> thank you. i appreciate it. this story we'll be covering throughout the morning. first, we go to michaela. another radioactive leak at the crippled fukushima nuclear plan the in japan. this time, this one reportedly caused by human error. plant operators confirming more than 100 gallons of contaminated water overflowed from the storage tank because workers overfilled it. it's believed most of that contaminated water wound up in
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the pacific ocean. police are zeroing in on the biker caught on video bashing in a driver's window before beating him. the biker has been identified and is expected to be in custody soon. the incident happened after a driver rear ended a driver on a busy new york street and tried to get away after being surrounded by other motorcycles. adobe, doing damage control this morning. hackers breached the company's computer system, accessing customer credit card info, pass words, even the source code to some of adobe's products. it doesn't look like the hackers were able to get unencrypted credit card data. texas state senator wendy davis making it official, kicking off her bid for governor. she made that announcement thursday on the very same stage where she graduated from high school. davis catapulted to the national stage back in june. you might recall her one-person
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filibuster to block legislation restricting abortion rights in texas. that filibuster managed to delay the bill but not kill it. on friday, you always need cuteness. how about this? a furry kitten found in the engine of a car in florida. the kitty ran around the shopping center looking for another hood to hide ever. a good samaritan caught the little one and now the police and apparently local shelter are trying to find this little kitten, a brave kitten, a new hole. not happy right there. why are you grabbing me? leave me alone. we'll take a break on "new day." you may have noticed where's indra petersons? well, it has been a quiet hurricane season so far but maybe not anymore. tropical storm karen making its way toward the gulf coast. that's where we're going to find indra petersons because it could be a messy weekend from louisiana to florida. there she is. already getting hit by the wind down there. thank you for standing in the weather for us.
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>> it seems like a typical morning here right now. we're talking about mild wind, we've had rain already this morning. we actually have a storm hanging out in the gulf. we are currently under a hurricane watch. it looks lake i'll send it back to you guys. >> much more on that ahead. also, this ahead, an open mike moment for two top republicans pulling back the curtain perhaps on gop strategy in this government shutdown fight. that's coming up as well. te mom. build character through quality. and earn the right to be called a classic. the lands' end no iron dress shirt. starting at 49 dollars. i wanted to ask you a couple questions.card. i've got nothing to hide. my bill's due today and i haven't paid yet. you can pay up 'til midnight online or by phone the day it's due. got a witness to verify that? just you. you called me. ok, that checks out. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. get the it card with payment flexibility. [ male announcer ] let's go places.
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the gulf coast is taking notice. tropical storm karen is on the way and it could pack quite a punch this weekend. karen is inching closer to land. it's expected to hit early
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sunday morning. hurricane watch now in effect for parts of states from louisiana to florida. that's where we find our indra petersons. this morning tracking the storm from pensacola florida. good morning, indra. >> good morning. all right. we are back. as i was telling you, definitely mild conditions here in the morning. you wouldn't even know there was a huge storm lurking out there. we know that is not the case. we are currently under a hurricane watch in pensacola, florida. we have karen 100 miles off the coast of louisiana making residents anywhere along the gulf very aware that what seemed like a quiet season is now active. tropical storm karen is heading for the gulf coast this weekend, taking a similar path to that of hurricane katrina which devastated the gulf coast back in 2005. katrina was a powerful category 5 storm, meanwhile karen will be weaker, a low category 1 when it makes landfall late saturday or early sunday. florida and the gulf coast have been pummeled with bad weather
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and rain all summer long. many areas certainly don't need more rain. >> it has been a record-breaking year for rain across the south. trees are standing in mud. when that wind comes across, 60, 70 miles per hour, those trees are going to fall down. >> reporter: despite the ongoing government shutdown, concerns over the storm are causing fema employees to return to work. >> fema has begun to recall currently furloughed employees necessary to serve functions of the agency that protect life and property as they prepare for potential landfall. for tropical storm karen. >> reporter: karen is the 11th named storm of what has been an unusually quiet hurricane season this year with only ingrid and humberto becoming full hurricanes so far. last year, superstorm sandy hit the northeast in late october, forecasters don't know why this year has been so quiet but say another situation like sandy is extremely unlikely. >> this is really the peak or the end of the peak of hurricane
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season right now. we are still in it. there will be more storms this year. >> reporter: let's talk about the latest with karen right now. the last statement said it has weakened. now 60 mile per hour steady winds. it still has a potential to increase. we'll watch that borderline. whether it's a tropical storm or category 1 hurricane, we're still concerned. one of the big things we'll be watching is lack at the trough that could start to steer it. it makes potentially landfall anywhere from saturday night into the early hours of sunday morning. as far as rainfall, anywhere from 4 to 8 inches of rain, isolated amounted up to 12 edges of rain. when you have over the amount of rain for the season so far, some places 10, 15 inches over, you're talking about the high winds coming here, uprooting the trees and seeing damage in the concern. 2 to 3 feet of storm surge out
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there. a lot of things to be concerned about as we continue to watch this system again. landfall expected saturday night, sunday morning, guys. >> thank you so much, indra. the government already partially shut down, americans face a double whammy when the debt ceiling deadline hits in less than two weeks. if not raised, that could send the country spiralling into default. but house speaker john boehner insists that is not going to happen. brianna keilar is live at the white house with more. good morning, brianna. >> reporter: good morning to you. a couple new developments this morning. because of the ongoing shutdown, president obama has entirely scrapped his trip to asia. you may remember he was going to be heading out tomorrow. also there was a sign that house speaker john boehner's stance on the debt creeling is weakening. with the government partially shut down and the united states careening towards defaulting on its debt mid-october, house
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speaker john boehner made a key admission about the debt ceiling, a republican who spoke to cnn, said boehner informed them he will not allow a default to happen, even if it means relying on votes from democrats. >> i'm all wired up here. >> reporter: in a city that lives for an open mike moment to pull back the curtain. >> i just did cnn. i and i just go over and over again, we're willing to negotiate and compromise. >> reporter: mitch mcconnell and rand paul delivered. >> i don't think they poll tested. we won't negotiate. i think it's awful for them to say that over and over again. >> i do, too. i just came back from a two-hour meeting with him and that was, that was basically the same view privately as it was publicly. >> i think if we keep saying we wanted to defund it, we fought for that, now we're willing to compromise. i know we don't want to be here but we're going to win this, i think. >> reporter: at a campaign style event in maryland --
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>> hello, everybody. >> reporter: president obama pulled a bit of an ace out of his sleeve, sounding the alarm for a key voting bloc, seniors. >> in a government shutdown, social security checks go out on time. >> reporter: why he explained a default is worse than a government shutdown. he pressured them to fund the government and drop the obama care concession. >> call a vote. let every individual member of congress make up their own minds and they can show the american people, are you for a shutdown or not. >> reporter: even a car chase and shooting on capitol hill highlights the impasse in washington. the two federal officers injured are both working without pay because of the shutdown. now, pulling back the curtain a little bit more even, senate democratic leader harry reid in an exclusive interview with
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cnn's dana bash, said that back in september, he agreed with house speaker john boehner in a private deal to spending cuts the democrats didn't like so that the government could be funded. but he said boehner reneged on that, added the obama care language. obviously, chris and kate, an admission to show that boehner's leadership has been thwarted by a minority in his party. >> the fact that there has been such a shift in strategy on how republicans will be handling both of these crises, that is also showing it there. thank you so much. >> so important that you stay engaged in this. tweet us with #newday. we will never tell you when you're on mike and talking for exactly this reason. you get candor. you get politicians talking about strategy. i guess they didn't poll this. this is why we're going to win with this strategy. it reveals the game that's going on that's so frustrate to so many and not isolated to one
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>> announcer: you're watching "new day" with chris cuomo, kate bolduan and michaela pereira. welcome back. 27 minutes after the hour. we want to bring you the latest headlines. there are many questions about why a woman led police on a wild car chase in the nation's capitol. the driver now identified by sources as 34-year-old miriam carey of connecticut. she rammed her sedan into the white house barricade and then sped away to capitol hill. she was shot and killed after crashing her car with a child in the back seat. the woman's boyfriend told police carey had been acting delusional. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu offering a glimmer of hope. netanyahu says he's skeptical about the news, more moderate talk coming from tehran. he suggested he'd be willing to talk to iran's new leader.
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>> if president rouhani picked the telephone up and called you, would you take that call. >> we're not averse to calling. the question is i'll tell you what i'll tell him, if you want the factions lifted, stop your nuclear program. >> the full interview will air on piers morgan tonight, 9:00 eastern. people waiting for the runners at the finish line will have to go through screening and people marching in the kickoff parade will not be allowed to carry bags at all. organizers call this the new normal after the boston marathon. 13 members of anonymous indicted. and apparently the walk from the street to the porch too much for a mail carrier. look at the surveillance camera.
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look what it dragged in. she drives on the lawn over the sidewalk up to the house. and then, here you go, this is adding insult to injury. watch what she does with the mail. that's not the special delivery the post office likes to offer. >> she drove on the lawn. >> or you could consider it door-to-door service. >> okay, glass full, half empty. if you're one of those people that takes great pride in your lawn you'd go ballistic. >> in general they're awesome. i have a great mailman, fred, comes up, very nice guy. kids love him. that's not easy with my kids. love you postal carriers, just not that one. don't drive on my lawn in america. that's crazy. our political gut check. strong statement coming from house speaker john boehner, in private he told republican
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lawmakers when it comes to the debt ceiling, the nation will not default. are we about to see a break in the tense negotiations or lack thereof in washington? let's go to cnn's chief national correspondent john king for more on this. i'm sure republicans will say john boehner has always said this, we're not going to default, we can't default on our debts. this is a shift in strategy. when he says if i have to, i'll raise the debt creeling with democratic votes if needed. what's going on behind the scenes, do you think? >> his top aides are saying there's no dramatic shift here. he knows, just like that postal woman should have known, there's a camera pointed at you anywhere. john boehner knows when he goes into a meeting like that it's going to leak out. he's sending an early signal that ladies and gentlemen of the republican caucus we are not going to be part of defaulting. his obit is already going to read he was the leader of a bizarre three-ring circus on
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capitol hill. the speaker will continue to insist no raising the debt ceiling without getting something from the administration. on spending cuts, on spending levels, on reforms in the most expensive government programs. the president, of course, is on the record saying i won't negotiate. you can reconcile those two positions by doing it in a couple of sequenced steps. but it's an optimistic statement from the speaker that we won't default. getting from "a" to the finish line, still complicated. >> are we talking about a grand bargain again? i was the first to say when anyone brought up that idea, that will never happen this time around. things have gone from bad to worse in terms of relations between these two parties. >> sometimes at the bleakest moment is when something can be pulled -- a rabbit you don't of a hat if you will. when you talk to close aides involved, most just don't see an environment because of the distrust, because of the glooming political calendar of 2014 for a big grand bargain that does medicare, social
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security, tax reform, other entitlements, spending cuts in the government. is there a possibility of a smaller bargain that gets some of the things republicans want in terms of savings in medicare and social security, some other spending cuts? that is possible in this separate budget agreements. the question is can you get the government re-opened, raise the debt ceiling and then do those things? will the republicans trust the democrats to do that? or because of the suspicions will you have the revolt? >> there's the problem, trust. that's what it is. that's what it comes down to. a lot of the fight has been about strategy and many people will say that's their frustration with washington, they're more concerned about the political win rather than the ramifications and the ripple effect on the economy and the country. but it is a -- the reality is it is about strategy. there's a moment caught on a hot mike between mitch mcconnell and rand paul talking about just that, strategy. let's listen to that again. >> i'm all wired up here. >> i just did cnn. i just go over and over again,
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we're willing to compromise. i'm willing to negotiate. i don't think they poll tested that we won't negotiate. i think it's awful for them to say that over and over again. >> i do, too. i just came back from a two-hour meeting with they will. that was basically the same view privately. >> if we keep saying we wanted to defund that, we fought tore that, now we're willing to compromise, i know we don't want to be here but i we're gonna win this, i think. >> is this one of the few times you catch a refreshingly honest moment? >> there are a couple of things about this, several things about this that are fascinating. mitch mcconnell warns rand paul i'm all miked up here. he knows the risks involved. what does rand paul say? i know we don't want to be here. he's understanding the republicans -- he thinks the republicans will get blamed for a government shutdown. what's even more fascinating, kate, what do we talk about with john boehner? he has a conservative revolt of the most conservative members. a lot of people are afraid of
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them. rand paul is the living, breathing example of that. mitch mcconnell had a different candidate in that kentucky senate race. his hand picked favorite and rand paul beat him. mitch mcconnell and rand paul are two peas that does not belong in the same pod. they've become partners in legislating on capitol hill. that relationship that has turned into a functional partnership is stunning. >> it is. interesting. fascinating all around. thanks, john, great to see you. >> thank you. >> have a good weekend. >> i can't get enough of it. >> that moment? >> i can't get enough of it. >> it's nice to have candor. >> metaphor comes to mind. i'm going to google it during the break. i know that's what it was. coming up on "new day," the leader of the catholic church talking about the man who inspired him, that would be pope francis of assisi.
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welcome back to "new day." indra petersons is in pensacola, florida, this morning, keeping an eye on the approaching tropical storm there. how's it looking right now, indra? >> you know, things are generally calm. we're seeing rain here and there, gusty wind. it's not until later today that we will start to feel the effects of karen, which is about 100 miles off the coast of louisiana. it has weakened, the latest issue from the national hurricane center, about 60 miles an hour.
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we do currently have a hurricane watch here in the region. as far as rain, anywhere from 4 to 8 inches will be possible, 12. >>s of rain possibly. they've had so much rain here all season long, that will be a big concern for flooding and trees being uprooted. here's the thing, this is not the only story. we have a huge system that's been hanging out in the middle of the country, dumping snow over wyoming and portions of colorado. blizzard conditions, yes, blizzard conditions are expected today as it makes its way in through south dakota. we're talking 60 to 70 mile per hour winds, an additional foot of snow is likely there with visibility less than a quarter mile. that will be a big concern. now picture this. you have that huge cold system and it starts to make its way eastward across the plains. you have a threat for tornadoes today, a potential outbreak out there. we'll be talking anywhere from minnesota down through oklahoma with even a moderate risk in through iowa. a lot to take into consideration today, chris. >> all right, indra, keep us on track with what's going on. we'll be back to you in a little bit.
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want to talk to you know about what's going on with the pope. he said i'm taking the name of francis. people weren't sure if it was francis of assisi. today, the pope is making that point again, he's traveling to the birth place of his name sake, saint francis of assisi, the saint known for renouncing wealth. he's set to make a major speech, part of an effort to redefine the largest christian denomination in the world. ben wedeman is in rome. exciting for people who watch the vatican. >> reporter: indeed it is. in fact, one vatican observer is saying this visit to assisi is part of the pope's fall offensive to shake up the church, rearrange its priorities and reawaken its followers.
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for a man with a message, his every move is full of symbolism. and pope francis's pastoral visit to the hill top town of assisi is indeed long on meaning. it's the birth place of saint francis who 800 years ago abandoned the life of wealth and privilege to serve the poor. since becoming pope, francis has turned his back on the trappings of power, choosing to live in the modest vatican residence, the santa marta, preferring to use a secondhand car to drive around the vatican. he stressed repeatedly he wants the church to be a poor church serving the poor. in a recent interview published in an italian newspaper, francis condemned church leaders as narcissistic. this week he held three days of closed door meetings with eight cardinals, where they discussed ways to reform the church, its
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finances, its bureaucracy, its very nature. leading some observers to suggest pope francis may be more of a revolutionary than a reformer. and already, this no-frills pope has blasted worldly obsessions with money, vanity and greed, revolutionary messages indeed. back to you, kate. >> all right, thanks so much, ben. let's go around the world now starting in italy. a tragic accident, a boat sinking with hundreds on board. matthew chance has the latest. >> reporter: it's the scene of utter tragedy here on lampedusa, the italian coast guard confirmed they've pulled more than 100 bodies out of the water so far, all of them african immigrants. 155 people have been confirmed as rescued from the stricken vessel out there, mostly from the countries of eritrea and somalia. the focus is still on the recovery effort because there is
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still as many as 200 people unaccounted for. what is emerging as one of the worst incidents of migrants dying at sea in recent years. back to you, kate. to china where they're dealing with a strange problem, a problem of killer hornets descending on unsuspecting people. paula newton is here with more. >> it's been a terrifying situation in china with 42 people killed, more than 1,500 others injured. you're talking about things that actually look like bullet holes. the venom attacks the red blood cells and that can lead to kidney failure. why is this happening? a lot of it has to do with urbanization, the weather has been warmer. the government is saying to people, wear long sleeves and be vigilant when hornets are around. they've been attacking even children when they're playing in playgrounds or when they're at school. kate, back to you. >> wow, that is terrifying. it makes you itch even watching that. >> itch? did you see the holes in the
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♪ gotta get that >> you may want to get that. welcome back to "new day." $1 billion? twitter revealing that's how much it plans to raise in its initial public offering but here's the big question. could it be a repeat of a disappointing facebook opening of last year? christine romans is here, breaking it all down for us. big day yesterday, also twitter announcing it's still unprofitable. >> yes, really unprofitable. we have to look under the hood of this company yesterday with its first filing. it will probably go public by november 9th we think. $1 billion is what it wants to raise. it wants to expand. it's losing a ton of money, #losingmoney. tens of millions of dollars. next year it's forecast to lose even more. why? it's spending money big to grow but it's not yet making enough money from ads to be profitable. so they want to get -- sell shares to the public so they can
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keep growing and try to make money. >> how do they grow as a company? twitter does something very specific. >> it has 218 million active users. they need to grow the user base, make more money from the user base. an advertising can buy something that's trending, sponsor ads to make who to follow. they have to do that, make money but not turn us away who use twitter and we say this is an advertising tool, we're not interested. >> how do they avoid not being another facebook in terms of their ipo? we do know they have the mobile. everybody looks at twitter on their mobile device right now. that was the drawback for facebook. this 218 i think that number may be forgiving. there's a percentage who are phantom accounts, how do they avoid not being another facebook ipo that tanks after opening? >> they do have more action in mobile space than facebook did when they went public.
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they have to grow that user base, not turn people away and at the same time in terms of raising the money, are they a one-trick pony? what are they going to grow and do next? >> facebook seems to have more of an area for growth. it's what facebook offers. >> instagram for a billion dollars, they were trying to find strategic investments and the like. at 218 million users, how are they going to grow and make money? there's excitement around the stock, around tech stocks in general. facebook is up 85% this year. once you can show you can make money in a mobile space or have action in the mobile space, boom, wall street likes it. >> it's hard to reckon with. think about the fact that the twitter brand is gigantic. everybody knows it. we talk about it as part of our culture, yet they still can't turn a profit. it almost doesn't stand to reason. >> they're concerned about the spammers and being shut down in some countries that are rapidly
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growing by censors. >> competition. >> absolutely. >> when you have such a simple business, remember, you don't pay for it. the reason it's a loss, you don't pay for it. i have an idea for them, though. >> what? >> they need a makes sense button. that when you click on this button, the only people that you encounter actually make sense. you get rid of the trolls and just the hate parade that goes on. >> who is the person to decide if it makes sense? >> i would. >> monitor. >> free of charge. >> there we go. >> thank you so much, christine. be sure to catch christine on "your money" saturday at 9:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. sunday at 3:00. always a delight. >> the must-see moment, a good one. it's from canada. this will be filed under do not try this from home. kayaking down the marsh, reaching speeds up to 35 miles
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an hour, screaming his lungs out. camera strapped to his head to make sure it was all caught on tape. wait, wait, wait. you seat end in sight. here it comes. the entry into the water is probably my favorite thing. here he goes. >> it's like a kayak luge. >> i held it. he nailed his landing. we know he just tore up the bottom of that kayak. >> he knew that going in. >> how awesome is that guy and canada? i'll give it to you. and go-pro cameras. >> for letting us get a front road seat. >> imagine the road burn if you fall. >> really? >> i keep saying that would hurt. >> with that thought in mind, let's go to break. coming up next on "new day," we are covering the big story out of washington. two big stories out of
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zack to celebrate. the good stuff there. >> that is the good stuff. look at him, look at him! >> led with his head. a cheap shot. >> 15-yard penalty. that was a good one to end on this friday. thank you so much. >> good stuff. >> good stuff. >> we're close to the top of the hour. let's get to our top news. i heard pops like a gun going off. >> breaking overnight, new details on the woman that sped towards the capitol. the chase and shootout all caught on video. why would she do it, especially with her daughter still in the car? >> direct hit. tropical storm karen battling towards the gulf coast. it could become a hurricane. we're live on the coast. shutdown breakthrough, john boehner making a game-changing statement on the debt ceiling but still with no end in site
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for the shutdown stalemate. your "new day" starts right now. >> announcer: what you need to know -- >> what it's all about, put it on the into are, show the american people, are you for a shutdown or not? >> announcer: what you just have to see. >> she doesn't know the difference. it's a new toy for her. as long as she's happy, i'm happy. >> announcer: this is "new day" with chris cuomo, kate bolduan and michaela pereira. >> good morning. welcome back to "new day." tgif on this october 4th, 7:00 in the east. new this hour, we'll tell you what we've learned about the woman who turned the nation's capital upside down less than 24 hours ago. we know now who she was and we're trying to figure out why she caused this chaos. plus, what else do we have? >> it's a very big day for pope francis. he's in the italian town where his name sake, st. francis lived
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and died. what's he doing there? some say he's trying to live up to the name he chose. a beautiful story behind video recorded from -- wrong video. sorry. this is shocking video from a state trooper's car, frightening, frightening moments captured on the side of the road. we'll show this to you, tell you how it all unfolded, coming up. >> first, let's get to the big story we're watching this morning. the nation's capitol still reeling from a dramatic car chase, police chasing after a woman with her 1-year-old daughter from the white house to capitol hill. the terrifying day ending in gunfire. this morning, we're finding out more about that woman. deb feyerick has been digging into her past. but let's begin first this hour with joe johns, live near capitol hill. good morning, joe. >> reporter: good morning, kate. the nation's capitol is recovering from more pandemonium as authorities try to continue to figure out why 34-year-old miriam carey rammed that barricade down at the white
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house, then led them on a crazy chase up here to the united states capitol, just two weeks after the navy yard shooting. a heart stopping scene unfolding outside the u.s. capitol. the dramatic moments caught on tape by a camera crew. watch as 34-year-old miriam carey drives away in a luxury car. careening through the streets with police in hot pursuit. >> report of gunfire on capitol hill. >> reporter: officers, politicians, staffers and bystanders sent running. >> everybody this way, now! >> reporter: hunkering behind whatever they could find. secret service says the incident began at 2:14 after a verbal exchange with one of their uniformed officers, the woman ramming her black infinity sedan into a security barrier about a block from the white house. after police asked her to get out of the car, she drove away, leading them on a high-speed
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chase down pennsylvania avenue, all the way to the east side of the capitol. secret service on her tail. >> this unauthorized vehicle approached the check point. our officers acted appropriately, the vehicle then fled and struck one of our officers as it departed that initial scene. >> reporter: the suspect drove around garfield circle careening toward the capitol east front, one of the most security areas in the country. just moments later, her car crashed outside the senate office building. perceiving a threat, police opened fire. no weapons found inside the infinity. my wife and i, we just dropped to the ground. >> i was walking towards the capitol building and 30 seconds later, as i hit this point, there was about three or four cop cars that passed me. about another 30 seconds after that i heard a series of loud pops, a gun going off. >> reporter: inside the vehicle, a 1-year-old girl believed to be the woman's daughter.
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an officer pulled her from the car and took her to a hospital. one of the two officers injured was hurt after hitting this barricade during the high-speed pursuit. >> oh [ bleep ]. >> this does not appear to be in any way an accident. this was a lengthy pursuit. there were multiple vehicles that were rammed, officers were struck and two security perimeters that were attempted to be breached. it does not appear in any way this was an accident. >> reporter: both officers are in good condition and recovering. as the city is still reeling from the deadly navy yard shooting reliving moments of fear once again. washington hospital center says the united states capitol police officer injured in that chase has now been released. and that 1-year-old child in good condition and in protective custody. chris? >> thank you very much. all right. the woman involved here, miriam carey, you've heard that name. she's a 34-year-old mother.
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she was. she also had some other traits that have become all too familiar as we investigate violence in america, hint of delusions, mental health evaluations, difficulty sleeping and apparent inability to control these problems from a horrible event occurred. deb feyerick is here, picking up the story, looking into this woman and what the mote vagus may have been here. >> one of the big questions is why did she feel she had to drive from her home in stamford, connecticut, all the way to the white house. she wanted to gain access, wanted to talk to president obama. now, the authorities are working under the assumption that carey may have been suffering from postpartum depression. according to a law enforcement source, carey's boyfriend contacted police ten months ago in december, saying that he was very worried about the safety of the couple's baby daughter who was just 4 months old at the time. the source says the boyfriend told police carey was acting delusional, claiming that president obama placed her home in connecticut under electronic
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surveillance and that her town was actually in lockdown. at the time she was taken in for a mental health evaluation but the boyfriend says she was suffering from sort of depression and having trouble sleeping. the little girl right now is in protective custody, chris. >> obviously, there will be a lot of questions about the care for the child, if there was such concerns about the woman. very difficult to deal with it. you'll learn something from people who knew her. they may learn more from her immediate surroundings, especially if she was somewhat closed off. is it true they got into the apartment? >> they did get into the apartment. the interesting thing is they didn't get into the apartment until about 4:30 this morning. the reason for that is because authorities did find a letter addressed to the boyfriend but the letter had some sort of suspicious white powder on it. they had to remove it, take it for testing and hazmat teams went in and cleared the air to make sure it was safe to be in that apartment. authorities also brought in a robot to make sure that the
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apartment hadn't been booby-trapped in any way. >> safety first. the main protocol is to discover if there is a continuing threat. thank you. appreciate it. kate? >> let's talk more about this, turning to fran towns, cnn national security analyst. we don't often have so much video to look at, at how something like this plays out, fran. i do want to get your take. when you see the video, did the system work from your perspective. >> the system did work. these officers around the capitol, the secret service, the uniformed secret service are highly trained. they go through exercises with this. i want you to imagine in a world post-9/11 where we've seen al qaeda and even domestic terrorists like oklahoma city use vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices. when they approached this woman, she doesn't comply with demands
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for request for identification. she uses the car as a weapon against them. you saw that in the video. there are five officers, guns drawn. she uses the car as a weapon in a threatening way. they don't know what else is in that car. we heard reports they didn't see the baby and they don't know if that car is laden with explosives. they have to react as if it were a serious threat. >> even though she went from the white house all the way to capitol hill, did it work in the sense that it prevented any further endangerment of people around them? did they stop her soon enough or should this have been stopped early? >> well, you can see from the very beginning at the white house, that video at the white house, they're trying to stop her. >> yes. >> naturally whenever there's a high-speed chase, we've heard the tragic stories about innocent civilians being killed. that, gratefully, did not happen here. they were able to contain it and ultimately stop her. >> as you said, her car, easily to argue, was the weapon here. she parentally did not have a gun or shoot it at the law
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enforcement that were engaging with her. it does beg the question, is this justifiable use of force on the part of capitol police? she was shot and killed. >> the video answers the question. the answer is absolutely. when she used the car as a weapon, threatening the officers initially, there was no question. she refused to comply with commands, sirens going, lights going, they really, definitely tried to warn her, to stop her, now appears through mental illness she failed to comply. >> that's the big question in the end. deb feyerick has been digging into that. she clearly had a history of mental health issues. is that the big fear for law enforcement now? same thing with the navy yard shooter. we're not talking about a terrorist act. we're talking about a lone disturbed person. how do you catch that before that happens? >> look, i think unfortunately, this series of incidents we're hearing more and more about that raises the specter of mental illness and makes the public aware, you realize, in this
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instance, again, her boyfriend reported this to authorities months earlier. but the need for families and those in the immediate circle of the disturbed person to keep at it, report it, to get the attention of authorities. and hopefully, this also raises the awareness of authorities to take this more seriously. >> take that into account and follow that line. we saw that with the navy yard shooter as well. >> exactly. >> thank you so much. great to see you, as always. chris? a lot of anxiety along the gulf coast. the first big storm of the hurricane season is barreling their way. tropical storm karen expected to make landfall early sunday morning. a hurricane watch is in effect from louisiana to florida. meteorologist indra petersons is tracking every move. comes this morning from pensacola, watching karen. what do we know, indra? >> you know, it's so unique standing here. you think what it would have been like 150 years ago. it is a beautiful morning, light wind, temperatures in the 70. gorgeous sunrise is coming up.
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that is not the case. we have weather technology that lets you know there is a storm coming, a tropical storm 100 miles off the coast of louisiana, making its way closer to shore and residents anywhere along the gulf are keenly aware what was a quiet season is now becoming an active tropical season. tropical storm karen is heading for the gulf coast this weekend, take a similar path to that of hurricane katrina which devastated the gulf coast back in 2005. katrina was a powerful category 5 storm, meanwhile karen will be a much weaker likely a low category 1 when it makes landfall late saturday or early sunday. florida and the gulf coast have been pummelled with bad weather and rain all summer long with some areas breaking rainfall records. many areas certainly don't need more rain. >> it has been a record-breaking year for rain across the south. trees are standing in mud. when that wind comes across, 60, 70 miles per hour, those trees are going to fall down. >> reporter: despite the ongoing
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government shutdown can be westerns over the storm are causing some fema employees to return to wok. >> fema has begun to recall, currently furloughed employees necessary to serve functions of the agency that protect life and property as they prepare for potential landfall. for tropical storm karen. >> reporter: karen is the 11th named storm of what has been an unusually quiet hurricane season this year with only ingrid and humberto becoming full hurricanes so far. last year, superstorm sandy hit the northeast in late october, forecasters don't know why this year has been so quiet but say another situation like sandy is extremely unlikely. >> this is really the peak or at least the end of the peak of hurricane season. we are still in it. there will be more storms this year. >> i was talking about how quiet it is here, how people may not even know what a storm is coming. that's what it felt like 150 years ago. that is not the case. as we go through the afternoon we'll see conditions ramp up, stronger winds.
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do want to point out, the latest advisory of the national hurricane center weakened the storm to 60 miles per hour. it could strengthen, we'll monitor that. landfall expected saturday night into the early hours of sunday morning, all the way from louisiana to the panhandle of 9 florida coast. as far as rainfall anywhere from 4 to 8 inches, 12 edges, not out of the question. we'll be monitoring that. of course, gusty winds and 1 to 2 feet of storm surge. some places 2 to 4 feet. that is one story. the other story we continue to monitor is this impressive storm making its waugh out of the rockies. dumping 1 to 2 feet of snow in the higher elevations, around montana and wyoming. in the dakotas, still another foot of snow is possible with blizzard conditions. yes, we are talking 70 mile per hour winds, visibility near zero. another foot of snow there. that same system tonights to make its way east. cold air next to warm air, severe weather outbreak. that means potential for severe weather in through chicago and
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eventually if we continue to push in through ohio. a lot going on out there, kate. >> sure is. a lot to watch this weekend. thank you. michaela is here with the headlines. pope francis at the birth place of his name sake. the hill topton of assisi in italy. he's expected to celebrate mass with hundreds of thousands of faithful at st. francis square after praying at the saints prison cell and tomb. the pontiff is expected to reemphasize his vision of a church closer to the people. that makes social justice a priority. >> you'll recall the montana woman authorities say pushed her newly wed husband off a cliff. she has been charged with his murder. a grand jury indicted jordan linn graham in the death of cory lee johnson. it's alleged she pushed him off a cliff at a national park eight days after their wedding. she originally told investigators she found his body at the bottom of the cliff. california is now the 11th state to allow illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses. governor jerry brown signing a measure that takes effect no
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later than january 2015. these licenses will have a special designation on the front stating they cannot be used for providing eligibility for employment or for public benefits. dramatic dash cam video just being released of a police stop in oregon last august. it took a violent turn. >> shots fired. >> that man, john allen ii, you can see him running wearing military fatigues, opened fire on the state trooper who stopped him for speeding. allen was later found dead slumped over the steering wheel. and his children, 10, 13 and 15 years old were also in the car. they were unharmed. the state trooper was wounded and is now recovering. new legs and a whole new life for a little girl in
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florida. she's 3 years old. her name is ireland nugent. lost both legs in a tragic accident. her dan accidentally backed over her with a riding lawnmower. look at her now. she has a brand new pair of prosthetic legs. she loves them. apparently she had 'first pair. they didn't work out because of bone spurs. >> little ireland says she wants to be a ballerina and she is well on her way. >> that's amazing. >> i love that video, the part about the mom saying she doesn't really know. >> she doesn't. >> she's blessed by the innocence of her youth. >> little ones are incredibly resilient. >> she thinks she has new toys. it will help fuel her perspective going through. she'll do great things. i'd love to report them right here. we'll take a break. coming up on "new day," politicians with the shutdown, that's bad. playing with the dead ceiling by all accounts would be much worse. this morning there may be cause for hope for an agreement on this issue. candy crowley is here.
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welcome back to "new day." the government shutdown is in day four and there is just maybe a glimmer of hope. not to end the shutdown but to avoid another punch to the economy. house speaker john boehner is apparently saying he won't allow the government to go into default. that means raising the debt ceiling. that deadline is only two weeks away. cnn's breanna keeler is at t-- brianna keilar is at the white house.
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>> reporter: a couple developments overnight. president obama has completely scrapped his trip to asia. he won't be heading there tomorrow as originally plan. also we've heard about some private discussions from house speaker john boehner. while he may not be bending on a shutdown, a sign that he could on the debt ceiling. with the government partially shut down and the united states careening towards defaulting on its debts in mid-october, house speaker john boehner made a key admission about the debt ceiling. a republican who spoke to cnn after a private meeting with house gop members, said boehner informed them he will not allow a default to happen, even if it means relying on votes from democrats. >> i'm all wired up here. >> reporter: in a city that lives for an open mike moment to pull back the curtain. >> i just did cnn. and i just go over and over again, we're willing to negotiate and compromise. >> reporter: mitch mcconnell and rand paul delivered. >> i don't think they poll tested. we won't negotiate. i think it's awful for them to
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say that over and over again. >> i do, too. i just came back from a two-hour meeting with him and that was, that was basically the same view privately as it was publicly. >> i think if we keep saying we wanted to defund it, we fought for that, now we're willing to compromise. i know we don't want to be here but we're going to win this, i think. >> reporter: at a campaign style event in maryland -- >> hello, everybody. >> reporter: president obama pulled a bit of an ace out of his sleeve, sounding the alarm for a key voting bloc, seniors. >> in a government shutdown, social security checks go out on time. >> reporter: as he explained why defaulting is worse than a government shutdown. >> in an economic shutdown, if we don't raise the debt ceiling they don't go out on time. >> reporter: he pressured them to fund the government and drop the obama care concession. >> call a vote. put it on the floor. let every individual member of
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congress make up their own minds and they can show the american people, are you for a shutdown or not. >> reporter: in an exclusive interview with cnn's dana bash, senate leader harry reid revealed he and boehner originally struck a deal that included spending cuts. you're saying he told you, that he would pass a clean bill with no strings attached, particularly on obama care? >> that's why we did it. that's why we agreed to that lower number. that's one of the largest compromises since i've been in congress. that was a big deal, $70 billion just like that. and he couldn't deliver. >> reporter: if that account is the accurate, it just shows you that house speaker john boehner's initial intentions were thwarted by a conservative contingent, chris, in the republican party who i can pretty much guarantee you will not be happy to hear that their speaker may have been cutting this private deal. there's already some suspicion there, even just over his previous closed door discussions with the white house.
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>> of course there is. there's suspicion all over the place down there right now. brianna, thank you for the reporting. appreciate it. joining us from washington, cnn's senior political correspondent, host of "state of the union," candy crowley. thank you very much, candy, for joining us. appreciate it. >> sure. >> i cannot get past the hot mike moment. i can't. i see it as too instructive, too clear in a bipartisan way, doesn't remember if it's republicans or democrats that get caught. please, tell me, what does it mean to you, what you hear them saying about the disconnect about what they are supposed to be doing and what they want to be doing. >> it certainly is a signal to the house. we had heard rand paul say publicly, i don't -- we're not going to be able to get rid of obama care but it's a great starting position. we have had, in particular in the senate, a lot of republican senators saying shutting down the government is a bad idea, it won't work for republicans politically. et cetera. this tells me that they are in a
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position that the senate doesn't want to be in. it tells me that they are hearing privately and publicly from the president no negotiations, which probably is more troublesome in terms of there really isn't anything going on. we kept thinking there was, that maybe somewhere people were talking about a compromise and clearly that's not happening. so -- and obviously, what republicans believe is that that particular stance, we're not going to negotiate on anything, is not going to survive the test of public will. so far what we see is republicans are taking the bulk of the blame. we'll see if that shifts. >> it was such naked insight into how -- they didn't poll, you know, what it means. we're saying we want a compromise. if they're looking to that for their guidance. it could be either party. i felt it was instructive of why this process is taking as long as it can, which raises the question about why boehner is not bringing up this vote for a
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resolution. what do you believe is behind it? is he not doing this because he's worried about losing face or his job? why is there no vote? >> i want to put something -- not particularly in this conversation but something we don't discuss all the time but that is, there may not be the votes there. i talked to nancy pelosi a couple weeks ago. do you like the cr? if boehner put just a straight old spending temporary spending resolution on the particular, do you like it? she said no. there's too many cuts in it. there are democrats who don't like the cr, even plain without anything attached to it. there are republicans that are always going to vote against it because it doesn't do anything about obama care, should a clean cr come up. there may not be the votes at the moment. having said that, certainly the main impetus is that his caucus is not with him at this point. i would also suggest it's not just the 35 and the 40. they have been pretty good at
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holding together. this is more than 40 congressmen at this point. now we're beginning to see some fractures and maybe a dozen house republicans looking for a way out. but they've held force with not just the tea party, although it does seem tea party driven, obviously. >> i'll tell you this. if the democrats get a cr, clear, let's turn the government back on thing and they balk, they'll have a big problem. they better be careful what they ask for. the debt ceiling, are you hearing, getting indication that they know down there not to mess with it the way they have with the shutdown? i ask that because representative steve king was saying this debt ceiling stuff, it falls demagoguery. it's not that big a deal. what are you hearing? do they get is it a big deal? >> i'm hearing nobody wants to find out. the debt ceiling really has been, from economists to a number of folks on capitol hill, they just look at it and say, this really would be disaster on the u.s. economy, on the world economy.
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even though who say i don't know but i'm not an economist, but i don't want to find out. what we're hearing from boehner certainly substantiates all of that. this is not something that he's going to allow to happen, even if it means he has to rely on democratic votes. that's something for the republican speaker of the house to say. even if i have to get democrats to do it woob we're not going to allow the debt ceiling not to go up. >> candy, thank you for the perspective. thank you for asking the right questions every day, especially sunday. great to have you on "new day." of course, i and many of you, i hope, will be tuning in sunday morning for "state of the union." treasury secretary jack lu, republican senator ted cruz are the guests. i 9:00 a.m. eastern, a can't miss on sunday, of course, here on cnn. kate, over to you. a terrifying car chase on capitol hill leaves a woman dead and eyewitnesses shocked. ohio senator brown was outside the capitol during the chase and the gunfire, we're going to get his take on what happened. also ahead, police arette
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♪ we built this city on rock 'n' roll ♪ >> announcer: you're watching "new day" with chris cuomo, kate bolduan and michaela pereira. welcome back to "new day," everyone. friday, thank goodness, october 4th. coming up in the show, we've all seen the video of the driver getting his window bashed in after he rear-ended a motorcycle. what made him speed off from the scene after the initial accident? and now police say they know who they're looking for. we'll have an update on that investigation that everyone has
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been following. >> plus, who is the real siri? let me check here. who is the real siri? >> let me check on that. >> you see that, cleverly in silhouette. the voice of siri reveals herself, right here on "new day," a cnn exclusive. >> that is very, very cool. >> i felt cool doing it. >> i know you did. >> that is a very high bar. it takes a lot for me to feel that way. we get to siri in a minute. let's bring you up to date with the headlines. survivors saying they set fire to clothes hoping to signal for help after an engine on the boat stopped. authorities say 111 people died. 155 people were indeed rescued, all but one of them said to be from the nation of eritrea. the boat was crowded with
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refugees from african nations, seeking new lives in europe. prison time for the former city administrator of bell, california. robert rizzo pleading no contest to 64 felony charges, including perjury, misappropriation of public funds and falsifying records. he'll be sentenced to up to 12 years in jail and will be required to pay back the city up to $3.2 million. prosecutors say he handed out millions of dollars in unauthorized loans to himself and other employees. well, it took more than 140 characters but twitter outlined plans for its much talked about ipo. it's planning a billion dollar stock market debut. the company shows revenue of $250 million in the first six months of the year but a net loss of 70 million because of expenses and slowing growth. the ipo is expected to be the most desirable since facebook' debut last may. a husband and wife team arrested for a home invasion and robbery at a multimillion dollar
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mansion in coral gables, florida. police say this man and his wife drove to a mansion together last week. he entered that home, tied up the owner and took off with $400,000 worth of jewelry and the victim's $200,000 astin martin. this was not a random crime. he apparently once worked with the victim's husband. we want to show you a big debut. look at these faces. a pair of white lion cubs making a debut at a south korean zoo. they are male cubs born in late august. they officially stepped out with the whole family today. the zoo has now eight white lions. there's only about 300 white lions in the entire world. eight of them at that zoo and two of them very, very cute. >> those are your headlines at this hour. over to you, kate. let's get back to that car chase and shooting on capitol hill, recovering from morning. it's coming weeks after the deadly shooting at the d. is c. navy yard. it's raising, of course, questions about security in washington. as many people are still
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wondering how could this happen? the democratic senator, sherrod brown of ohio was outside the capitol yesterday during that incident and heard and saw it all play out. he's joining me from capitol hill. senator, great to see you. thank you for joining me. >> thanks. good to be here. >> a scary afternoon for so many in washington and capitol hill. you were closer to the action than most. what did you see? >> i was walking just from the capitol towards the office buildings with senator casey from pennsylvania and senator murphy from oregon. we saw a number of police drive by. that's not that unusual with motorcades in that part of washington and then -- we noticed there were a lot more cars driving faster and we looked ahead, maybe 7,500 feet and saw people drop to the ground and we heard several pops. several gunshots. what happens is police tell you to go the other way, get behind cars, drop down, whatever.
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the plus rush towards the danger. that's what they do and that's, you know, why we respect people that do that for a living. >> absolutely. i'm sure, i want to know when you heard shots what went through your mind? i know you were on capitol hill, in the capitol during 9/11. another terrifying moment on capitol hill. a very different situation. but when you heard the shots this time, what did you think? >> first you're confused. it's out of the ordinary, no matter how many news stories there have been about shootings or actions against the government, against people. and then when the police, so many rushed forward and we were told to crouch behind cars and sent back into the building, you think is this something bigger than it is? bigger than it turned out to be? you just don't know those questions. the news reports fly all over, some contradicting one another because they're relying on people's perceptions. but people's perceptions at the beginning are not very well
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sorted out. but it was really something, again, i said that before. but to see what police do in these situations and that's what real public service is all about. >> you're absolutely right. do you think when you see this situation, obviously there are a lot of pieces of this puz that'puzzle that investigators are trying to figure out. >> it was also about protecting tourists, protecting people walking by, staff people, everybody. generally, yes. i mean, we're a wide open system. we want people to be able to visit the capitol, be able to go to the white house. i've noticed just in my seven years in the senate that the place is a little less accessible to the public every time there's an incident of any kind, because protections are built and barriers are erected and all of that. fundamentally, we're a free, open owe site. we're going to stay that way. i think law enforcement, both seen and unseen in these situations, do a pretty darn
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good job in protecting the public while giving people the options to visit the monday yums and go into the capitol and walk through the capitol and the history museum and art museum. people have the time to see that. and they have the opportunity to see it and it needs to continue that way. >> i think everyone would agree with that. tragedy and a scare like this can often unify a community. i do wonder if there's any sense that this incident has shocked lawmakers into a little bit of better perspective as things play out in a bitter, partisan fashion right now in terms of these budget battles. do you think this can shock anybody back to reality so you can get this stuff done? >> i hope so. i mean, these police officers technically aren't being paid right now. >> that's absolutely right. >> they will be. congress has to act so they will be. i'm sure we will. and i just want to make sure we act to pay all federal employees that have done their jobs and,
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you know, not been paid because of a failure of congress. all we're asking, this could be settled very easily if speaker boehner would vote, bring this legislation that's gone through a bipartisan process in the senate, bring it up so all 430 some members of the house could vote. john boehner has to decide, is he speaker of the far right republican party or speaker of the united states house of representatives? if he decides the latter, the government will open later today. it's that simple. >> hopefully there's more civility on capitol hill in keeping good perspective on who everyone is working for, in this case, you're looking at the law enforcement that protected you and all of the tourists that were on capitol hill yesterday. they're the ones that need to be paid and back on the job. thanks so much. >> exactly right. thank you. >> great to see you. coming up on "new day," new york city cops closing in on the prime suspect in that biker attack on an suv. this as the wife of the driver
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welcome back to "new day." our indra petersons is in pensacola, florida, keeping an eye on that approaching tropical storm and your forecast for all over the country. indra, how are you doing down there? how's the rest of the country? >> i mean, it literally is amazing. i don't know if you can see the sheet, chris. it is so gorgeous. it's beautiful. hard to imagine there's a storm in the gulf. we know this is going to quickly
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change, especially as we go through the afternoon today. we're looking for landfall between louisiana to the panhandle of florida late saturday night into the early hours of sunday morning. the latest advisory from the national hurricane center brought it in at 60 miles per hour. it has weakened now. it's got 100 miles off the coast of louisiana. where it's expected to go again, we are currently under a hurricane watch here in this area. now as far as what we're expecting with rain, anywhere from 4 to 8 inches, 12. >>s of rain not out of the question. the thing to remember, one of the biggest concerns, there's been so much rain all summer long that the threat of even some winds coming through here could uproot trees where you'd typically need a stronger storm to do that. that will be the concern going through the next several hours and the overnight tonight. that's one concern. there's another, there is another storm out there. this early storm that's dumped 1 to 2 feet of snow from wyoming, idaho, montana, is now exiting, going into the dakotas where they have a blizzard warning. unbelievable.
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blizzard warning. visibility down to near zero and think about this, you had that really cold air and now it's going to bank up against all that warm air, just east of it. the potential for severe weather, even tornadoes is possible from minnesota down through oklahoma, especially focusing on iowa with a moderate risk and that risk tomorrow makes its way through chicago. a lot going on out there, kate. >> we're looking at quite a few changes we could be seeing across the country today and through the weekend, indra. thank you so much for that. an update into the investigation on the frightening incident on a new york city street. you see the video, bikers attacking the driver of an suv who hit some of them in their pack with his car. there's no information on who police are looking for. susan candiotti is joining us with the latest on the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. let's face it, it was one of the most frightening parts of that biker video, right at the end, a family in their suv, traffic trapping them in, unable to
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escape bikers. now police know who's the man behind the beating. cnn has learned this morning that biker scene here using his helmet to pound the window of alexi alexian lein's suv has now been identified. investigators are beginning to piece together other parts of the case as well. police have now tracked down the motorcyclist who shot this helmet cam video. they found him in this home in bellport, new york, questioning him and taking the video as evidence. until now, we've only seen an edited version posted online. it cuts off moments before authorities say alexian lein was pulled out of his suv, beaten and slashed in front of his wife and 2-year-old child. the family now issuing its first statement since the incident. lein's wife defend eed her
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husband's decision to peel away from the crowd. my husband was forced under the circumstances to take the actions that he did in order to protect the lives of our entire family. cnn has learned it was mrs. lein who made the last of three 911 calls the couple made as her husband was being attacked. we would like to thank the brave citizens who risked their own safety to intervene on our behalf. they truly helped save our lives. new video emerged thursday showing bikers gathering before sunday's rally and riding on sidewalks, prompting politicians who released it to call for more enforcement. >> i don't see why you can have 500 motorcycles that are doing wheelies and out of control stopping traffic, totally stopping traffic on the highway or on some streets and doing whatever they want. >> reporter: several of the bikers held a press conference last night to further explain their side of it.
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>> it's very important to us that everybody know that we are not here to blame anyone. we're not here to point any fingers. the objective here is to bring the city to a calm. >> reporter: remember, one biker's already been arrested for slowing down and causing that very first collision with the suv. his lawyer says his client is not guilty. the case is far from over, though. police still searching for more witnesses and suspects, looking through videos frame by frame for every bit of evidence. so, not done yet. >> not done yet by far. sus susan, thanks so much. coming up next on "new day," a story everybody's talking about. pope francis on the road at the home of the man whose name he chose, visiting assisi for st. francis of sa ceasecy. . and the question of the morning. who is siri? >> what can i help you with? >> there she is. in silhouette, to be revealed
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♪ sing it out. drum line? welcome back to n"new day" everyone. nischelle turner is here with a crazy story about oscar winner jennifer lawrence. >> i've been covering entertainment for a while and
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feel i've heard every story in hollywood. it's no secret a lot of times celebrities are told you need to be skinnier or lose weight. jennifer lawrence talks about this in the november issue of "harper's bazaar" and talks early on in her career someone came to her and told her you're too fat to succeed. you'll never succeed because you weigh too much and what they did, this is where it got kind of weird for me, they gave her pictures of herself with not a lot of clothes on in a bathing suit and said here use this as motivation in her diet and told her she needed to lose weight. the thing she said, we heard this before she was very young and it stuck with her and so that's where i really started to have a problem with this. she said it got into her head and really affected her >> sure it does. i think the age part of this is probably the most important thing and i think you agree it's one thing, i don't know, you're in hollywood and you're probably opening yourself to criticism and scrutiny but how old is she now? >> she's 21.
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>> 21 now and this happened early on in her career, what was she like 17 when she was told this? >> exactly and the funny thing is she said, too, and i remember reading this once when "hunger games" first came out, someone wrote she had lingering baby fat when she clayed catniss everdeen. i have to call myself, what do i do when i come in here every day oh my god i'm getting fat, my clothes aren't fitting anymore. >> what do i usually do? >> look at me with the face we do right now. what are we doing to ourselves in. >> it's a vicious cycle. >> what's the key in that? doing it to ourselves. i got a 10-year-old daughter, she's beautiful, i already hear this talk coming out of her and from her friends. >> what do you chris? >> first it par lieses me because i'm afraid of her not understanding her confidence and what the source of her strength shoulden and i realized anger is
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at all of us the people at jennifer lawrence were telling her the truth you don't find a lot of people in hollywood who succeed in women who aren't really attractive been. >> that hit me right in the gut. >> wait, wait, wait. >> please. >> i'm sorry, whoa. don't. >> he is telling the truth, michaela, you don't see a lot of very voluptuous women in hollywood. >> beautiful and voluptuous are not mutually exclusive. >> i'm saying be skinny, we prize it, we reward people for being skinny, the skinnier they get we say they richard lui good and they go over this cliff and oh, they have anorexia issues, but up until that point when they're looking thin, well you look great you lost weight. we create a culture that reinforces the negative stereotype and we complain about it. >> here's what i like what jennifer lawrence said, she's bound and determined to break the cycle and the next time she hears something like that she's going to tell the people to go -- yourself. >> that's going to help her.
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>> and that is the last word we should leave it on that. >> great message. coming up next on "new day," the woman who led police on a high-speed chase in washington, d.c., has now been identified. we have new details what may have note serrated her rampage, that ahead. when you're merging onto u.s. cover your ears... [ horns honk ] ...you want a truck that helps keep the outside out. [ horns honk ] chevy silverado delivers a quiet cabin that's second to nobody in its class.
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this does not appear to be in any way an accident. >> new details on the woman who sent washington into lockdown, the dramatic chase and shoot-out caught on tape. her daughter in the car the whole time. why did she do it? taking aim on the gulf coast, tropical storm karen could become a hurricane soon, we're live in the gulf tracking
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it all this morning. cnn exclusive, senate leader harry reid one on one calling the tea party an arcists and strong words for john boehner. the interview you will only see here. >> your "new day" continues right now. >> announcer: what you need to know -- >> they can't cherry-pick their way out of their own manufactured crisis. >> announcer: what you just have to see. ♪ >> announcer: you're watching "new day" with chris cuomo, kate bolduan and michaela pereira. >> james earl jones, watch out! good morning, and welcome back to "new day." it's friday, october 4th, 8:00 in the east. what was that, you ask? that's the voice of siri here in
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person, in silhouette right now, revealing herself in just a bit. she's going to be here exclusively for the first time only on "new day." we're going to talk with the woman who has helped answer so many questions or at least her voice has, for millions of people. also a big day for pope francis, on a special pilgrimage touring the home of st. francis of assisi. his goal is to retask the mission of the catholic church. they know the identity of a prime suspect in the bikers who attacked a man, his family in an suv. the question is, is an arrest eminent? we'll talk about that coming up. >> this morning, new details but still many questions about that wild car chase through the streets of washington, d.c. as for the chase the woman was shot and killed. the child in the back seat, she is safe. the chaos sent a town already in gridlock into shock. we've learned there were already
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concerns about that woman, her boyfriend describing her as delusional. where do things stand now, joe johns is near capitol hill this morning. good morning, joe. >> reporter: good morning, kate. police continue to piece together information on why 34-year-old miriam carey hit that barricade over at the white house and led police on a wild chase to the united states capitol, just two weeks after the navy yard shooting. a heart-stopping scene unfolding outside the u.s. capitol. [ gunfire ] the dramatic moments caught on tape by a camera crew, watch as 34-year-old miriam carey drives away in a luxury car. kareening through the streets with police in hot pursuit. >> [ bleep ]. >> report of gunfire on capitol hill. if you are in an office building shelter in place. >> reporter: politicians, staffers and bystanders sent
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fleeing, hunkering where they could find. verbal exchange with one of their uniformed officers, the woman ramming her black infiniti sedan into a security area. she drove away leading them to a high-speed chase down pennsylvania avenue, all the way to the east side of the capitol, secret service on her tail. >> this unauthorized vehicle approached a checkpoint, our officers acted appropriately, the vehicle then fled and in fleeing struck one of our officers as it departed that initial scene. >> reporter: the suspect drove around garfield circle, careening toward the capitol's front. just moments later her car crashed outside the senate office building. perceiving a threat police opened fire. no weapons found inside the
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infiniti. >> we dropped to the ground when we heard the gunshots. >> i was walking to the capitol and 30 seconds later as i hit this point three or four cop cars sped past me, another 30 seconds i heard a series of loud pops, the gun going off from outside. >> reporter: inside the vehicle a 1-year-old girl believed to be the woman's daughter, an officer pulled her from the car and took her to a hospital. one of the two officers injured was hurt after hitting this barricade during the high speed pursuit. >> oh [ bleep ]! >> this does not appear to be in any way an accident. this was a lengthy pursuit, there were multiple vehicles rammed, officers struck and two security perimeters attempted to be breached so it does not appear in any way this was an accident. >> reporter: both officers are in good condition and recovering as a city still reeling from the deadly navy yard shooting reliving moments of fear once again.
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the u.s. capitol police officer injured in that chase has been released from the hospital, miriam carey's 1-year-old is in good condition and in protective custody. chris? >> joe, thank you very much. we've been playing this unbelievable footage of the incident all morning, comes to us from al hura tv a u.s. government funded middle eastern news station. danny farkas is the journalist who ran toward the active shooter scene while everyone else was running away, he's in washington this morning for this "new day" exclusive. thank you very much for being with us, danny. appreciate it. glad you're safe. >> thanks for having me, chris. >> let's deal with the obvious here, how did you happen to be shooting when this went off? >> well, thanks to the government shutdown, i was on the west front already doing a story and shooting interviews with people, and i was actually pointed at the scene shooting a shot of b roll of a protester as the cars came rolling up to me. i thought it was a motorcade at first but i realized it was
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moving a little too fast for that. >> the running forward toward it, was that journalistic instin instincts? >> i was already pointed at the scene so i didn't have to run, i zoomed in my camera and went from there. i never really felt or perceived a threat to me because of all the barricades, maybe for a moment i had a fleeting thought that maybe she might have explosives in the car, but when she drove off and the police started shooting, they were shooting in the other direction, so just instinct. i've had a camera on my shoulder for 40 years. >> absolutely. what surprised you about how the skags was handled, how it unfolded from where you could see? >> i was a little surprised at the gunfire, and i was surprised at the movie-like quality of what was going on in front of me, the woman backing her car up and forward and backwards and ramming the cars. i was glad i was where i was and not where she was driving when
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the gunshots went off. >> at some point you put down the camera. were you able to learn anything else as you made your way toward the scene? did you do anything? >> no, because i said i was already at the scene and at that point then the police began you know screaming at everyone to clear the area, go over here, where everybody was cordonned off right in front of the capitol on the west front and then as the car sped up constitution, they had us go to the south side, and they evacuated us about three or four blocks away from the capitol. >> let me get a quick take on your perspective on this one journalist who is saying bad things to another. it was reacted to very well on all accounts by authorities that this could be a terrorist event, an explosive. what seems to be a picture of somebody mentally ill who lost their bearings and this happened. what does that do to you in terms of perspective what the risks are that we face every day here in the country? >> well you know i'm a father of three kids who are pretty young and i worry every day about how
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someone could possibly get into their schools or whatever. you know, i felt safe as i said, where i was, but you know, that car could have, who knows that car could have come up the stairs and gone over the barricades, i don't know. definitely, i wish it were a lot safer. i didn't perceive a threat at that moment but didn't mean it wasn't a threat >> barricades, manpower, they seemed to have handled the situation as best we could. we're worried about terrorists but people suffering from mental health just as much needing help. kate over to you. tropical storm karen churning in the central gulf of mexico and it could pack quite a punch this weekend. hurricane watch now in effect from louisiana to florida. meteorologist indra petersons is tracking the storm from pensacola, florida, this morning. good morning, indra. >> reporter: good morning. let me set the scene for you, kate. it is a beautiful morning. we just enjoyed a gorgeous
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sunri sunrise. people are awake, taking a morning stroll on the beach, some going for a morning run and it's eerie to think 150 years ago people may have not known a storm was on the way. early this afternoon landfall from tropical storm karen most likely late saturday night in through the hours of early sunday morning. we're seeing 60-mile-per-hour steady winds, a decrease from what it was before that, that is the latest advisory so it has weekened. it has the potential to increase through warm waters through the overnight tonight. whether or not it is a strong tropical storm or weak category 1 hurricane is irrelevant other than just the name. you're looking at the same conditions here, still talking about really making landfall anywhere from louisiana all the way to the eastern panhandle of florida. there is a trough there, you can see this low that is going to steer it farther to the east. it's moving more northerly and it will catch up and make the easterly turn and that's why we're here in pensacola,
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florida. 12 inches of rain is possible and this is the southeast where they have had anywhere from 10, 15, some places even 20 inches above normal rainfall for the season so you start bringing in these strong winds and talking about potential for trees to be ripped out of the ground as if it was a stronger storm because the ground is saturated. we're talking about the storm surge, one to two feet, three to five feet of storm surge, that's another concern. one thing i want to point out this is a slow start to the season. we've had humberto and ingrid, which none of them made landfall on the u.s. mainland so it's something to think about. we talk about the seasons that are so slow. all of the seasons didn't have a hurricane until september actually still had a number of hurricanes, the average number of hurricanes by the second half of the season so looks like things are ramping up and we'll see if that will continue on. michaela? >> folks will keep an eye with you, you'll be reporting throughout the day along the
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coast. indra, keep safe. >> reporter: thanks. we'll look at other headlines making news, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says his country's political system isn't that good except for setting budgets. debt ceiling battles and shutdown threats wouldn't happen. >> in our case if you don't get a budget by december 31st, abautomatic budan automatic budget goes in of last year's fund and if you don't get a budget six months later, we all go to elections. you know what, pierce? we always get the budget. >> the interview will air tonight on "piers morgan live" 9:00 p.m. eastern. health insurers have started seeing enrollments from the department of health and human services, the dhs is running the marketplaces for 34 states which declined to set up their own.
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the white house hasn't officially released any data yet. the government also added servers to handle some of the web traffic of people signing up. federal indictments for more than a dozen members of the hacker group anonymous charged in a series of cyber attacks back in 2010, when servers from visa, mastercard, paypal and other companies crashed. the indictment quoting a communication from the group saying "we will not be mercif merciful." security tighter at the new york marathon next month. authorities plan to search all bags that are brought anywhere near the race. people waiting for runners at the finish line will go through special screening and if you happen to be marching in a kickoff parade you will not be allowed to carry a bag at all. organizers call this the new normal after the boston marathon bombings. it wasn't tiger, it was a squirrel who started the opening round of the golf's president's cup. davis love iii started feeding him and from there became a
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celebrity, got to ride with players and on tiger's shoulder, and if you're curious, the u.s. leads the international team 3 1/2 to 2 1/2. >> that is one mean joke. >> a rodent on your shoulder when you're not expecting it? >> he handled that well. >> he did. he was focused on the game and it's like this thing on his shoulder. >> tiger can beat most golfers with a squirrel on his shoulder. >> the moral of the story. coming up next on "new day" a cnn exclusive, one on one with senate majority leader harry reid, attacking house speaker john boehner. fighting is not unusual but it's getting personal. plus pope francis turning heads again, this time it's his trip where he's going. he's going to the place that is the home of the patron saint, st. francis of assisi. he has a special message. we'll tell you what it is. let's take this puppy over to midas and get you some of the good 'ol midas touch. hey you know what? i'll drive! i really didn't think this through.
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welcome back to "new day." a cnn exclusive for you now. senate majority leader harry reid hammering the house speaker suggesting john boehner lacks courage that he's putting his own job security ahead of the needs of the american people. that's not all reid had to say when he sat down for the one on one interview with chief congressional correspondent dana bash. take a listen. >> reporter: first want to ask about a certain exchange you and i had that might have gotten a bit of attention. you talked about children with cancer unable to go to clinical trials. the house is presumably going to pass a bill funding the nih. will you at least pass that and if not aren't you playing the same political games that republicans are? >> what right did they have to pick and choose what part of government is going to be
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funded? >> if you could help one child who has cancer, why wouldn't do you it? >> listen -- >> putting one against the other. >> why would we want to do that? i have 1,100 people at air force base that are sitting home. they have a few problems of their own. this is -- to have someone of your intelligence suggest such a thing is irresponsible. you know, i am not known for being real articulate, but what i was trying to say is that we can't be piecemealing all this stuff. we have centers for disease control that's closed. we have thousands and thousands of women and children who are not able to get their w.h.i.p. mon money. we have disabled veterans who are not getting paid. we have half a million people
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with the defense department who are on furlough. so we have to look at everything. >> reporter: harry reid revealed he and john boehner struck a private deal in september to pass a funding bill with more spending cuts than democrats wanted. >> so we spent some more time together and i agreed. that was really hard. my caucus didn't like that. we took a real hit. >> reporter: he promised you in a private meeting that he would pass a clean bill with no strings attached particularly on obama care? >> that's why we did it. that's why we agreed to that lower number so that's one of the largest compromises since i've been in congress. that was a big deal, $70 billion just like that. >> reporter: so what -- >> and he couldn't deliver. >> reporter: so are you saying that he misled you? are you saying that he lied? >> i think he really intended to do that, but remember what he tried to do. to get things out of the house,
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what he did, he agreed with me and then he stuck on it, basically repealing obama care, that was to get some votes from the so-called tea party. i was going to call them crazies but i shouldn't do that. the speaker has to be more concerned about our country than he is about his job. why else wouldn't he do this? they're afraid they'll take away his speakership. >> do you think he's trying to protect his job and brought the entire government to a screeching halt just for that reason? >> john boehner knows this would pass overwhelmingly if he would let the democrats vote on it, and we know that he only needs 18 republicans, and there are certainly 18 republicans, so yes, i think the speaker has to be more concerned about our country than he is about his job. >> reporter: you think effectively calling him a wimp
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is going to change his mind? >> i haven't called him a wimp. >> reporter: you' right, that's my word not yours but you're saying he doesn't have courage, that's tough. >> i don't know how to describe it. >> reporter: now that john boehner is down this road he accepted the idea that obama care should be attached to any kind of spending bill, the government is shut down, he's so far in. he needs something. he needs a lifeline in order to save face, in order to agree. you're not giving him one inch. >> how about my lifeline? we agreed to $980 billion, $70 billion less than what my caucus voted for and agreed to. don't talk about his lifeline. talk about mine. >> reporter: you have used some pretty explosive terms to talk about the so-called tea party, called them tea party an aver e anarchists, whackists, and some liberals even say that's going too far. >> anarchist, why wouldn't i use
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the term anarchy? they're an averagists, they don't believe in government at any level. what else did i call them? >> reporter: weirdists. >> well that's talk on the hill. >> reporter: are you toning down the rhetoric? >> i'm not giving up coming them an averagists. they don't believe in government, that's why they want the government closed. this is not pitter pat, see how nice you can be to everybody. you have to explain what you're trying to say. >> obviously a lot of the reasons that the democrats and republicans are spinning out messages trying to influence you. tweet us with #newday so your voice is part of this conversation. coming up next on "new day" one of the most protected streets on the planet in chaos following a violent car chase leaving the woman involved dead. we'll talk to two people at the scene when police were in
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pursuit. we've been doing this all morning because it's so dang fun, but -- who is the real siri? >> the anticipation is killing me. >> that's right, live in person, in silhouette, the voice behind siri revealing who she really is for the first time just here on "new day." [ horn honks ]
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>> welcome back to "new day," it's friday, october 4th and you just heard it, that's the voice you know so well, it's siri, the voice of iphone. the woman behind it is here. real woman, we're going to reveal her in just a few moments on a "new day" exclusive. >> is that her real name? we'll find out. plus ahead the pope on a very personal pilgrimage. some say the leader of the world's catholics is trying to refocus the vatican. right now i have the five things you need to know for your "new day," start with number one, watching tropical storm karen churning towards the gulf coast. hurricane watches stretching from louisiana to florida, landfall expected tomorrow night. a montana newlywed being arraigned, jordan graham confessed to pushing her husband of eight days off the cliff, she's charged with first and second-degree murder and making a false statement to police. the nypd zeroing in on the biker caught on video bashing in
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a driver's window with his helmet before beating him. law enforcement official telling cnn the biker has been identified and is expected to be in custody soon. adobe asking customers to reset their passwords after hackers broke into the system. the source code for some of its products was also stolen. twitter is planning a $1 billion stock market debut, no set date yet for the ipo. we'll always update the five things to know so you'll be on top of it. go to newdaycnn.com for the latest. witnesses to thursday's capitol hill car chase and shoot-out say it was a frightening scene to say the least. many of them were tourists, like edmund and shimaya aforiata. they were outside when the police sped in hot pursuit of the woman in the car involved. they join us from fredericksburg, virginia. good morning to both of you.
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thank you so much for speaking with us this morning. edmund, led me first ask you this, what were you doing at the time, obviously not the examining to be an eyewitness to something like this. what were you both doing? >> right, we just had finished touring the supreme court building. we walked across, sat in the park just chafacing the capitol get refreshments and we crossed the street to it was the hart building and asked if the building was open for a tour, the officer said it was open so we were trying to get in. at that time the car sped past us followed by two police cars. >> and shimaya, police cars and motorcades and sirens in washington, d.c., are not unusual. when was the first moment that you realized this was something very different and that something was really going on? >> i think the speed of the car caught our attention, with so many cop cars, then when we heard the gunshots we knew this
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was something serious and we dropped to the ground. >> you dropped to the ground, edmund, and what did you see and hear from then on out? >> we saw the car pass us, followed by the two cop cars. then the car went up about maybe 100 yards, tried to make a left and got caught on the grassy divider. now at that point we heard about what we thought was five rounds of gunshots. my wife and i just hit the ground, we ducked for cover and we stayed there for about maybe two, three minutes and we saw on onslaught of cop cars, suvs, automatic weapons. i think all the cop cars in washington, d.c., seemed was there. we stayed on the ground for a good two, three minutes and after the gunshots and two, three minutes of silence i thought everything's over. i got up and started filming things as i'm walking towards the scene and i see the cop bringing a baby out of the black car and they put the baby into
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the patrol car. i'm walking toward the scene and i see a police officer telling me to get away, get away. so i stopped, i turned around, i started walking back towards where the cops are trying to direct us. i get across the building, i think we're on the other side of the hart building now, and once we get to the front, there are about maybe some 10 to 15 employees just standing out. the building was under lockdown evidently and no one could get in. >> right. >> so we just stayed there and i took pictures of whatever was happening around me. i saw all these cops -- >> what's going through your mind when this is happening? >> well at this time i got a little more worried than before because before i was sure everything was under control, but then when i saw all the cops running past us in the general direction, i realized, wow, it's not over. i mean, the driver probably was on foot, and at that point i was like whoa, this was more dangerous than i thought. >> absolutely and shimaya, i can only imagine that you were pretty shaken afterwards, not what you were expecting to see play out in front of you
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yesterday afternoon. is it sticking with you still this morning? >> yes. i've gotten a chance to process everything a little bit more and that's helped, but right after i was pretty traumatized. i wasn't able to talk about it. >> hugging each other a little tighter this morning to say the least. >> that's for sure. >> thank you both. it's great to meet you. thank you both for coming in here, edmund and shamaieh. let's get straight over to chris. an unprecedented number of severely wounded troops returned home from the wars in iraq and afghanistan. helping them is the mission of this week's cnn hero, michael conklin rallies communities to embrace injured soldiers giving them the tools necessary for a new and successful life. >> the first trip to walter reed was one of my toughest trips, when i saw the amount of
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wounded. it was shocking. >> both my legs are amputated above the knee. >> i lost my right eye and i have a titanium rod in my knee. >> i have a traumatic brain injury. >> i wanted to take them all home. i'm mike conklin my organization helps members of the armed forces reach their full potential. my oldest son was wounded in iraq, his whole group was wounded. we have a very tight family, not all of them do. some of them don't have anybody to come home to. we just can't forget them. when ryan moved into this unit we put in these poles to assist him. each case is different. >> good job. >> reporter: some will need service dogs, housing assistance, mentors, getting an education. >> i think those are world war ii vets over there. >> reporte >> it's a comprehensive package. we really look at it as an
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investment. these were at one time children who grew up on our baseball fields, went to our grade schools, and then left our community to serve us, and eventually they come back. it's a full circle of service. >> you know, all year we've introduced our viewers to remarkable americans changing the world. this thursday, anderson's going to be here, anderson cooper will join us to announce this year's top ten, that's where you come in, okay? you're going to help pick the 2013 cnn hero of the year, starting next week, you get to go online or on your mobile device and you vote for your favorite. all ten will be honored at cnn heroes, an all-star tribute. >> one of my favorite things cnn does. >> it's really solid, really good. >> agreed. coming up on "new day," a big day for pope francis in the hometown of his saintly namedsake, channeling the message of st. francis of assisi whom he referred to as i il poverino for the modern
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church. what does he want to remind them? and, siri, who is your favorite "new day" anchor? >> i'm sorry, kate, i can't answer that. >> dang! i thought i had her. who is siri, the woman behind that voice is here in person to tell us her story, an interview you won't see anywhere else. >> she said me earlier. when our little girl was born, we got a subaru. it's where she said her first word. (little girl) no! saw her first day of school. (little girl) bye bye! made a best friend forever. the back seat of my subaru is where she grew up. what? (announcer) the two-thousand-fourteen subaru forester. (girl) what? (announcer) built to be there for your family. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru.
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welcome back to "new day." indra petersons is in pensacola, florida, keeping an eye on the tropical storm as well as your forecast for the weekend. what are you seeing? >> it is unbelievable, this started off as such a quiet season and we've only had two hurricanes so far, humberto, which went out to sea, ingrid,
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which did not make landfall on the u.s. mainland and now things are so quickly changing we even passed the peak of hurricane season, it was quite quiet. that changes starting today, all eyes on the gulf, currently under a hurricane watch in pensacola, florida, watching east of new orleans all the way in through the pan handle of florida for the it, watch. let's talk about current conditions, about 16-mile-per-hour winds already. you can see the seas behind me ramping up, the winds picking up a little bit, really the last several hours before conditions continue to worsen. landfall expected, late saturday evening in through sunday but of course the outer bands come ashore earlier than that so you've been talking about conditions worsening as we go through the overnight hours. what are we talking about, four to eight inches of rain, some places even 12 inches of rain on top of many places that are over rainfall for the amount of year already, 10 to 15 inches above average and add that to it and strong winds. what is the concern there, going to be those trees uprooted
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straight out of the ground almost like it was a stronger system, just because the ground really cannot hold those trees at this point. that's going to be a big concern, flooding from the heavy rain and the storm surge out there as well. all big concerns. that's one concern. then we have this huge storm across the country we're continuing to watch, huge snowmaker moving in through the dakotas, blizzard warnings in the area, a foot of snow, visibility down through zero. 70 mile per hour winds, we're talking about the threat for tornadoes from minnesota down through oklahoma, iowa, even a moderate risk so definitely something to be concerned with. the same system moves through chicago with the threat for severe weather as well. lot to keep an eye on. >> indra, you get to enjoy the beach right now but it's going to change. the mission will change and we look forward to your reporting. when it does change, stay safe. stay safe. all right, pope francis is on a mission it seems to bring his church back to the purpose of simple charity. now he choelz tse the name fran
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after st. francis of assisi. he is now in assisi to bring that message home. ben weedman is wedeman is in ro more. >> reporter: good morning, chris. that focus on poverty really is intensifying. already we've heard pope francis condemning what he called rampant materialism inside the church as well as outside of it, and as we've seen since he became pope last march, this is one man who practices what he preaches. for a man with a message, his every move is full of symbolism. and pope francis' pastoral village to the village of assisi friday is indeed long on meaning. it's the birth place of st. francis who some 800 years ago abandoned a life of wealth and privilege to serve the poor. since becoming pope, francis has
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turned his back on the trappings of power, choosing to live in the modest vatican residents, the casa santa marta, preferring to use a secondhand car to drive around the vatican. he stressed repeatedly he wants the church to be a poor church, serving the poor. in a recent interview published in an italian newspaper, francis condemned church leaders at narcissi narcissistic. this meeting he held three closed door meetings with cardinals, they planned to reform the church, its bureaucracy and very nature leading some observers to suggest pope francis may be more of a revolutionary than reformer. this visit is scheduled to last 11 hours, keep in mind pope francis is 76 years old and not
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showing any signs of tiring out. this is a good one, today's edition, soldiers protect us but who protects them? a soldier out of ft. carson was saved by a 12-year-old, it was a rough day and he spotted a kayaker in trouble. >> i yelled to him, "are you okay?" and he said, ugh, yeah. >> as it filled with water the boat was pulling me under. i was fearing for my life. >> that staff sergeant wesley patten. soon his kayak overturned and worse yet he was trapped under it and tangled in his fishing gear. 12-year-old andy pruitt throws anything that floats to him and helped pull him aboard. trouble over. wrong. patten has asthma, experienced an attack, aidan drove the boat back to shore, ran to patten's car, got his inhaler in the nick
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of time. >> i was just like, woo, i just saved a guy's life. >> he was very mature and helpful. i live another day for him. >> live another day because of him. you know what i love, the nonchalance of the kid, doing something, helping somebody in crisis was just another day fishing. >> his reaction was great. >> this group of kids are saving the day. >> it's not some extraordinary event, that's where you know the goodness is really in there. that was the good stuff right there. you know what? even better, came from you. remember that. go to the ireports part of our web page, these come from you these stories help us tell you the good stuff. >> you want the good news we've got the good stuff. we've got cool stuff, we've been waiting for this all morning long. in a few minutes the woman behind the voice, it is siri.
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♪ who's that girl ♪ ha, ha, who is that girl? many can't fathom trying to get through the day without that trusted confidant who always seems to have just the right answer. who is siri really? cnn's jessica roberts exclusively cracked her identity, she stumbled upon the woman behind the original voice of siri by mistake. we've been asking the name questions all morning long. i'll ask it because we're dying to know, siri, who is the voice of siri? >> i am the voice of siri. >> i could have gotten chills. her name is susan bennett. let's ask her questions. why is one foot longer than the other? siri, what is the driving time from new york to l.a.? siri, are you happy to be here this morning? >> i am sea sorry, michaela, i cannot answer those questions. >> really cool, what a delight
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to meet. >> thank you, nice to be here. >> how long did you get the voiceover gig for the apple icon? >> this happened in 2005 before anyone ever thought about an iphone. i take that back, steve jobs sure thought of it. the original were text to speech voices, whole month of july 2005, i was speaking all kinds of crazy sentences. >> how many words or lines do you record? i've asked siri almost everything and gotten a lot of different answers. >> people think they came up with the phrases that she speaks originally, but originally it was just a bunch of sentences and phrases that were created so that every single combination of vowels and consonants and syllables could be spoken. >> pieced together and this is sort of a typical way of voiceover you're a working voiceover artist and these are
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the recordings that do you. did this one seem different? did you have a sense it would become the cultural phenomenon or crutch? >> this was not typical because i've mostly done a lot of radio and television commercials and narrations and all that kind of thing. no, it was something very different. what happened before the text-to-speech i did something for lucent technologies, and they had me wearing this thing called a larygiograph that was around my neck. >> sounds terrible. >> i found is fascinating, i said i'm in. lucent went away and that never happened but eventually they did the text-to-speech and of course back in that day we didn't have ay clue back then it sounded like this, it was robotic and hard to imagine that in just six years it would have smoothed out to the point that -- >> how often do you reveal to people that oh, yeah, that's actually me? >> never. >> this is the first time?
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>> this is the first time. >> it could come with baggage, "simpsons" actors wanted to hide their identity. some people don't want to you exist, they have the theories what it really is and other people would pepper you with questions all the time, no? >> of course my colleagues in atlanta, family and friends immediately recognized my voice, but it's kind of been a mystery, and it's such an unusual thing, such a unique, you know, it was a very certaserendipitous that chosen. >> how do you feel now having pulled back the curtain? >> i don't know, i'll let you know later today. >> we asked our twitter follows to send us in questions and it ranged. here's some of the tv appropriate questions. >> okay, good. yes because that's something that people would like me to do is make a little naughty siri
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app of course. >> one of the questions that came to us was why sometimes when they're asking you a question do you say "i'm not allowed to answer that"? >> it's either because she doesn't know the answer or she's just being coy. she does have some attitude but also a sense of humor. >> are you happy how it turned out? you didn't necessarily know it was going to become this big. >> it was kind of a surprise, but i was extremely flattered that my voice had been chosen. our house is full of apple products, so you know. >> do you ask siri questions? >> i had bought the regular iphone 4 and not long after they introduced the 4s. i didn't have it for the longest time. when i got an ipad of course she was there. >> but wait there's a development, there's a man crowding your space, siri.
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>> a i know. and the newest incairnation of the iphone they manipulated the voice to the female voice so i'm not sure it's still me. i'm siri classic. as things progress i'm sure they're going to give people lots and lots more choices. >> sure. >> i know some people have had difficulty with siri. by the way, please don't curse at siri because she's very sensitive. >> you cannot blame responsibility. >> at the end of the day there is only one first by definition and it's you, it's your voice. >> well, actually it's the technology. i really have to give credit where credit is due. i was pleased they used my voice but it's the technology that's absolutely astounding. >> what are you doing now? >> more of the same. i just do a lot of messaging and commercials and that kind of
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thing. >> i feel like i've heard your voice a lot. i feel like some kind of airline, are you connected with one of the airlines? >> i'm the voice of all delta airlines worldwide. >> that's what it is. >> yes. >> and the beauty of it, everybody, we may have found the perfect gig for those of you that are not morning people you can work in your pjs from home, can you not? >> i can and this is not my time of day. siri is definitely a night person. >> i'm going to keep calling you siri. >> i have so say voice of siri. >> susan, quick who is your favorite "new day" anchor. >> i'm sorry, i cannot answer that. >> it's got to be michaela, she's the clothesest thick tocl we have. >> what a delight, susan thank you for coming on. so cool! >> thank you. >> so cool! ♪
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that is it for us on "new day." happy friday, everyone. we are finished up, we have the real, the classic voice of siri here. susan, why don't you toss it up. >> time for "cnn newsroom." fredricka whitfield is in for carol costello. take it away. >> siri, thank you so much! and chris, kate, michaela, all good to see you and have a great weekend. "the newsroom" starts right now. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com good morning, everybody everyone. i'm fredricka whitfield. carol costello has the day off. gunshots, panic and chaos on capitol hill. >> once they catch them. what [ bleep ]? oh, my god, what the [ bleep ] is up on that? >> happening before everyone's eyes, a police car slams into a

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