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ali had the ceremonial first pitch honors. he was at last night's game between the miami marlins and the st. louis cardinals. ali won his first heavy weight title in miami. he was unable to throw the first pitch because of parkinson's disease. instead, he handed the ball to miami third baseman hanley ramirez. and have you ever wondered what it would be like to own your own town? well, today could be your lucky day. buford, wyoming, is actually up for sale. we'll talk to buford's only resident coming up in the hour. and it's called jump start our business startups or the jobs act, but what does it mean for president obama's plans to boost the economy and win re-election? do business owners, the people who support the bill, supposed to help, do they think it's a good idea. jessica is at the white house. alison kosik is at the new york stock exchange. let's start with you, jess. er eric cantor expected to attend
the jobs signing here. is this one thing congress and the white house can agree on m. >> yes, and this is being presented as a real bipartisan victory, an accomplishment that will spur job growth and help grow business by reducing the barriers to investment so more businesses can grow and i think crease hiring which means more jobs. so both parties say they like it. you can see why that is a political win for both sides, both on the politics and on the substance if that were the entire bill. but critics are pointing out that there are elements of this bill that in their view will reduce investor protections that will -- they actually described it as a ticking time bomb. they say it will decrease transparency requirements that were put in place to protect investors after the enron scandal and after the 2008 financial collapse. and i'm not just talking, suzanne, about partisan critics. among those who have criticized elements of this bill is the
head of the s.e.c., and she was critical of pieces of this legislation that still exist in the bill that the president will sign today. >> all right. jessica, thank you. i want to bring in alison. what does this bill do specifically for the business community? >> reporter: suzanne, it gets more money in the hands of these small and medium-sized businesses, and if they have more money, they're going to be able to grow. they're going to be able to expand and hire, and so how are they going to get this money? they're going to get this money by going public, go out on the open market and sell shares. what this jobs act would do is relack the rules making it easier for them to go public. before a company can go public it has to go through a lot. it has to have an independent company look at its books. it has to disclose certain financial information to investors so they know what they're buying in. as of now companies because this law will be signed, companies won't have to do these audits and disclosures right away. they at least five years to do
that. and as jessica was saying, there are critics about relaxing regulation, that it could weaken the protections for investors with the aarp, the consumer groups and unions and the s.e.c. against this bill. many are actually worried and one thing jessica didn't say that i need to say is that this bill lets companies advertise their ipo so they could go out there and solicit investors. so the big worry is they're going to be able to lure people in these ipos and making them think they can make a quick buck. as we have seen many times on wall street, not all ipos do well. still, the bottom line goal with this is to promote entrepreneurship, innovation, helping the economy to boost the job market. >> alison, jess, thank you so much. here is a rundown of some of the stories we're covering over the next hour. first, does this bundle of joy belong in a first class cabin? our favorite frequent flyer says no. and this town is for sale
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zone, families downstairs. okay, some of you may think i'm being grumpy, but i'm tired of entire bi s class woken up because screaming toddler and parent doesn't care. tell us how you really feel, richard. >> hang on. i have never heard such hypocrisy from so many people on this subject. what is worse are those travelers who when they're using their frequent flyer miles will fill the cabin up with their children but when they're on business, they're the first ones to want no children anywhere near the business class cabin. this is a -- >> what about those business for example folks. they have to take their kids. >> back of the bus or in the hold. >> they're paying their money. >> no.
that's the mistake you make. that is the mistake you always make. when it comes to flying in business, those cabins were designed for business travelers who need to get a good night's sleep, and a toddler age 2, 3, or 4 crying in the middle of the night, playing game boys or whatever they play these days, even the voice is at a decibel level that is going -- look, suzanne, i have spent my professional -- >> can you actually -- i have a quick -- can you actually sleep on a plane? a lot of people can't sleep, kid or no kid. >> the problem is, of course, that they now have these very comfortable, and yes i can hear some of your viewers saying, let them eat cake, expensive beds. what is the point of paying thousands of dollars for a bed to cross the pacific from the west coast to asia if some kid is going to wake up 40-odd people in the middle of the night? >> take an ambien, richard.
come on. let me paint a scenario for you here because this might complicate your argument. so this past week we learned that there was actually a woman who gave birth on the plane. the child was born on the plane. what do you do there? >> you celebrate it. you give everybody a free bottle of champagne and you look forward to that particular event. it's not unique, of course. it does happen. the truth is, suzanne -- far more worse is if we're going down that road, is not the ones who have the baby on the plane, but knows who might go to the back of the plane to try to create the next one. >> oh, my goodness. now we're getting to the mile-high club here. do you think these other airlines are going to follow the example? do you think it's going to catch on? more people are going to listen to you? >> look, every airline would love to do something about it. they know -- the flight attendants -- you ask flight attendants to tweet me @richardquest. they know the horror stories of
grumpy business class passengers. they'd all like to do something, the question is what. malaysia's solution is perfect. put the kids downstairs. yes, they can do upstairs if they need the seats because the flight is full, but the general rule is the kids and the families will be downstairs, the business travelers will be upstairs. i can't see anything wrong with that. >> all right. well, we're going to tweet you. we want folks to tweet us about this because i want to know where you are on the plane because, you know, you might be a troublemaker, too. >> oh, completely and utterly, no question about it. and i tell you, people who snore, they should be downstairs as well. >> people who snore? you can't even control that, richard. >> my entire traveling life has been going backwards and forwards across the atlantic, suzanne. middle of the night, it's a six-hour flight from new york to london, and i guarantee you on this particular one i'm in the majority when it comes to children. snoring i'll allow.
court. kate, what do we have? >> we have this letter we were discussing just last hour, that the justice department was being asked to submit a letter kind of explaining their position on sq judicial review. it was an unusual request coming from the fifth circuit, judges in the fifth circuit. we have that letter, it was submitted. it's about three pages. as expected, suzanne, some dry legal language. also as expected affirming judicial review. that the justice department believes in the federal court's authority to declare acts of congress unconstitutional. that's not surprising. in this just a couple of lines to point out to you, it says that the long-standing historical position of the united states regarding judicial review of the constitutionality of federal legislation has not changed. this is a letter written by the attorney general, eric holder. he goes on to say the power of the courts to review the constitutionality of legislation is beyond dispute. but it is worth noting it seems
the attorney general is walking kind of a fine legal line here, doing just what we expected, affirming judicial review, but not disputing, not going against president obama. noting that president obama's recent statements, this request was prompted by his recent statements as the judge noted when he made the request, but in the final line of the letter it says the president's remarks were fully consistent with the principles described herein. the principles he lays out in the letter, he says the president's remarks are fully consistent with that. he's really backing up the president and backing up what the white house has been saying since monday that the president's comments were misunderstood in their view, maybe needing a little clarification. what we see here is we do have the response from the attorney general and we'll be going through it a little bit more, suzanne. >> all right, kate, thank you very much. obviously, the health care legislation, the law there before the supreme court going to be a very important ruling from the supreme court. it will affect all of us in terms of our health care.
thank you, kate. appreciate it. . mitt romney flexing some new political muscle on the trail but is the country going to rally behind him as a candidate. joe johns is live with us. we know rick santorum is not giving up despite losing those three primaries during the week and now the fight in his home state just weeks away, neck and neck with romney in pennsylvania. romney is there campaigning, and he is now talking about taking on obama. let's listen in. >> look, i need your help, you guys. as you know, i want to win pennsylvania in november. i'm going to win pennsylvania in november. >> so, joe, how important is pennsylvania for santorum? >> reporter: well, it's critical, suzanne. this is santorum's home state. santorum has got to win, and for romney though it's sort of a matter of a knockout punch, if you will. now, one thing i think we have to report to you today and
perhaps some others have said it, rick santorum held a meeting in virginia today with some conservatives, and the topic on the agenda as we understand it was basically how to get rid of romney. so it's clear santorum is still battling away, still intent on trying to win his home state, pennsylvania, and then the strategy they've sort of dictated to us is that they move on to texas and do well in the state. a lot of people say it's a pipe dream and you have heard right here on cnn a number of people saying in their view the race is all but over, suzanne. >> so, joe, how is it when you've got rick saner to rupp and so -- santorum and some of these conservatives trying to get rid of romney? what is the strategy romney is using to win them over? >> reporter: romney is triing to be pretty gentle about it.
if you listen to the last speech after the last set of primaries, he really did not give santorum a big kick. basically what he said to the audience there was, look, i want your support going forward in the next primary. he's indicating there was still a primary fight. meanwhile, we also know that romney today actually kicked off his victory committee, which is a committee that would be raising money for the general election campaign in november. so he's sort of doing a balancing act right now, looking forward to try to raise the money he needs to run against president obama presuming he's the nominee and still keeping his eye on rick santorum who says he's basically not getting out of the race yet. >> all right. joe johns, all things politics. thank you, joe. he murdered her brother cutting him down with a machete, but this rwandan woman found it within herself to forgive and even live in the same village as her brother's killer, all for the good of her country. more on my trip to rwanda 18
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here is a rundown of some of the stories we're working on. i have just returned from rwanda 18 years since the genocide there, and what i saw was amazing. right now how families are living side by side with some of the people who killed their loved ones. then it is almost auction time in wyoming. someone is about to own an entire town. that's right. you have 30 minutes to make your bid. and later it's the internet in your face. google showing off high-tech cyber shades. so could you forgive someone who killed your entire family? could you live side by side with him? that is what many rwandan people are faced with. to maintain peace, many are struggling to forgive those who participated in the 1994 genocide. while on my visit there last week, i sat face to face with a
killer who is seeking forgiveness. fredrick and lauren grew up together as children. they lived and played together in the same neighborhood. but 18 years ago something horrible happened between them. fredrick hunted down and killed lawrence's family. tell me what happened. what did you do? >> in his group they killed seven people. they killed them using the machetes. >> fredrick is a hutu, a member of the ethnic group that killed more than 800,000 in just 100 days. lawrence is a tutsi. during the genocide ten of her family members were murdered, including her parents and a brother.
>> whenever she thought about her brother, she just pray to god so that she can meet him one day in heaven. >> reporter: how do this happen? neighbor turning against neighbor. fredrick says he was brainwashed by the government to hate. >> reporter: fredrick served nine years in prison for the murders. after his release he agreed to participate in a program to reconcile with his victim's families, starting with lawrence. >> he approached them and told
them he betrayed them and he told them that he's the one who killed their family. >> translator: she faint ed. she couldn't even talk to him. she felt like she was talking to the devil. >> reporter: we found fredrick and lawrence living in a reconciliation village. it's a community of 53 homes that killers and their victims' families build together. the exercise is aimed at helping rwandans move beyond their tragic past, leave ethnic divisions behind, and forgive. >> why should the family forgive him? he repented and he realized that what he did was bad and he asked god for forgiveness. and he's not expecting people's forgiveness, but by a miracle people forgave him. >> reporter: after three months of praying together and working to build their homes, lawrence says she did forgive.
when you think of your brother and the way he was killed, do you think your brother would want you to forgive him? >> what she thinks is it's not for her to be able to forgive. this is the power of god. >> reporter: but is this really a lasting peace? is the hatred really gone? does he ever see the faces of the people that he killed? do they haunt him? >> the most difficult part for him is thinking about the kids that they killed. at the moment they could be brilliant kids, they could be ahead in developing the country. >> reporter: would you ever kill again? >> he could not go back again to killing. he would rather die first instead. >> reporter: do you ever feel like seeking revenge? >> she has never thought about that because she saw how people died, blood all over.
those who got gunshots, those who got the machete. she has never thought about killing somebody else. >> that is how rwanda maintains peace today. while not everyone i talked to and met there is able to forgive, there is a very strong feeling among rwandans to see themselves as all rrwandans. this week they are commemorating the anniversary of the genocide with memorials. if you'd like to see more of my stories go to cnn.com. it has three bedrooms, ten acres, it's own zip code. ♪
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tips, 75 sex moves. bad girl sex. that's what they highlight. that's what the core of the magazine is all about. >> reporter: these are young girl who are impressionable reading this stuff and that's what scares you. >> completely. >> reporter: cosmo's february cover pictured dakota fanning next to this headline, too naughty to say here but you have to try this sex trick. >> they are sexualizing young girls and daring them to try all these freaky sex acts. >> reporter: she launched an online petition at anti-cosmo mission.com demanding the magazine shield covers in dark plastic, similar to what's done with adult magazines. >> reporter: would that solve the problem? >> if you put a protective coating on it, it means young 5-year-old jada can't flip through the magazine. it would help if this was sold only to adults. >> reporter: one expert on women's issues thinks her anti-cosmo campaign goes way too far. >> i don't think that learning about sex is going to
immediately lead to irresponsible activity among young girls. cosmo is hardly the most shocking or fearful place to learn about sex. >> reporter: piper weiss at yahoo! shine tells "showbiz tonight" younger readers can find useful information in cosmopolitan. >> it's more about a place where girls go to find out about the things they're embarrassed to ask in sex ed class. it's the place you go when you don't want to talk to your parents about something. a final autopsy report is out on the death of whitney houston. it shows the grammy award winning singer drowned facedown in a tub of hot water. according to reports, the water was about a foot deep. nischelle turner is live in los angeles with the details. what does the roeport say about her final hours and how she spent them? >> you know, there was a lot in this final report. it did name cocaine as a contributing factor of whitney's
death. i talked to dr. drew pinsky about this whole autopsy report yesterday, and he suggested she might -- this is just his interpretation -- that she might have had a seizure brought on my cocaine use combined with prescription drugs and alcohol withdrawal. the report also says when investigators searched whitney's hotel room, they found an empty bottle of xanax, empty beer bottles, a small spoon with a white crystal type of substantial on it, and remnants of a white powdery substance. despite the beer bottles though, there was just trace amounts of alcohol detected in her body. the coroner also named heart disease as a contributing factor, suzanne. but after looking at the reports, dr. drew told me she was suffering from very mild heart disease, and he didn't think under normal circumstances that this would have caused a problem, but in this situation whitney wound up drowning in a foot of water and hot enough to scald parts of her face, the water was 93 degrees the water was when they found her still.
>> is this the end of the investigation or are they looking for any more information around the circumstances of her death? >> that's a really good question. as far as the coroner is concerned, suzanne, it's the end of their investigation. they said yesterday that they're done. but, that doesn't mean that the police investigation is over because the beverly hills police department was waiting on the final report from the coroner to conclude their investigation. so it's still a little bit of a waiting game for us. we're going to see how long it takes for them to officially wrap their whole thing up. >> all right. nischelle, thank you very much. for all the latest entertainment news from hollywood and beyond, watch "showbiz tonight" 11:00 eastern on hln. three bedrooms, ten acres, and its own zip code. we're going to tell you why this wyoming town is now up for sale. the whole thing. or hires anothe, it's not just good for business, it's good for the entire community. at bank of america, we know the impact that local businesses have on communities.
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going to start a new adventure somewhere else. >> okay. so what is the person who buys this, what do they get for the money. the bids start at what, $100,000? >> the minimum bid starts at 100 and i guess we'll find out what it's worth at about 12:30. >> and what do they get? what you got there in your town? >> well, you got a viable business, convenience store, gift shop, service station. you have a few on-site long leases which is a cell tower and a post office. you also get five buildings. you get a three-bedroom, two-bath home. you get an old schoolhouse that's been remodeled and turned into my office. you ltion galso get a couple hi buildings that are being used
for a garage and workshop as well as a tool shed. you get a barn, and you get ten acres of prime commercial property. >> that sounds like a steal. >> and the uniqueness of having your own zip code. >> you know, you can't -- >> i certainly think so. >> you can't pay enough for that. that's pretty cool. have you heard from anybody? >> we have. we've had five bidders that have registered online from all over the world. i have one from new york. i have one from florida. i have one from kansas. i have one from hong kong, and i have one from vietnam. they're bidding online and then i also have about a dozen people on site that are bidding. >> and how much more time do we have if we want to jump in there? >> bidding starts at 12:00 noon and it will probably belong to someone other than myself by 12:15 or 12:30. >> okay. so we've got a little bit more time to put in our final bid
there. and where do you head off? what's next for you? >> well, i bought a home down in northern colorado. my son lives in the next town over, so we'll be able to spend more time together, and we'll see what happens from that point. i am thinking of writing a book about my 30 years in buford. i never realized i have been here for 30 years and no one has known about it, and i'm leaving and now the world knows about it. >> yeah. i mean, i love that sign, buford, population one. that one would be you. what's the highest bid so far? what are we looking at? >> there's not been any bidding yet. it will start at noon. they're just registered to bid, so once the auctioneer starts the bidding, that's when people will know what's being -- what price it's gone up to.
>> well, don, good luck to you. your own zip code, that's priceless as the commercial says. it's pretty cool, and we'll see what it goes for, and i guess what we'll do is we'll interview the residents of the town and see where that sign goes with the population number, how it changes. it looks like a pretty good deal. all the best to you, don. >> thank you so much. appreciate you taking your time. >> sure. the real mega million air in maryland, please come forward. the maryland lottery will hold a news conference in just a few minutes. we may actually find out who hit the $656 million jackpot. it happened last week. a woman had claimed her son won, but then her son claims his friends made a fake ticket that looked like the winner. and then there's the woman in the hat. she claims to be the winner, but now she says she's not sure she's got the ticket. she does have a lawyer though. >> i would caution anybody until it's presented to the lottery
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so we know the kind of damage that they can do, but what actually causes a tornado around where is tornado alley? chad myers explains. >> technically a tornado is a violent rotating column of air coming out of the bottom of a thunderstorm. but it takes a lot to get that violently rotating column to come out. all you need for a tornado really to form though are
thunderstorms and a jet stream. that jet stream is aloft it makes the energy. if you have moisture at the surface, dry air, cold air pushing that moisture up, you be get a tornado to form in any state. those days were all the ingredients xicombined, you get the humidity, the dry air, the jet stream, the higher you go the winds change direction. that can cause storms, those things all cause storms to exist and get big. those are the ingredients that cause a big tornado day. so now the ef scale, enhanced fujita scale starts at 0 and goes to 5. anything above 200 miles per hour is considered an ef-5. a 0, you lose shingles, a 2, you lose all the windows and maybe even a wall. a 3, ef-3, you will lose a couple of walls on the outside but there will still be a part of the home standing. an ef-4, most of the home is
gone but you will still see the refrigerator, a closet, and the bathroom. an ef-5, you cannot find the house. it's completely gone. we don't know how big that fujita scale will be, how big that tornado will be literally until after we look at the damage. we have this almost this triangulation that no other country in the world, no other region in the world has. we have the rocky mountains to our west, the gulf of mexico in the south, we have canada and cold air masses coming down from the north. all of these things combine make tornado alley, typically the plant plains, texas, oklahoma, arkansas. the greatest threat of a tornado is being hit by something that a tornado is moving. if you're outside or if you're not protected inside, if you get hit by 140-mile-per-hour 2 x 4 you're going to be killed.
you need to be inside on the lowest level, somewhere in the middle of the home away from windows. when you hear the word warning and you hear your county, that's when you need to take cover. when you hear the word watch, that means something might happen today. let's have a plan. when you hear the word warning, it's too late to make a plan. you need to already have the plan. warning is the long word, it's the bad one. google has unveiled futuristic eyeglasses that are kind of like smartphones for your eyes. kind of like in those terminator movi movies. terminator scans his surroundings, gets data about where he see protections on his retina. google is now testing what they call augmented reality. for these glasses to interact with the world around you. i want to bring in mario armstrong to talk about the technology behind this. what does this do, first of all, mario? how does this work?
>> reporter: so ideally here, suzanne, here is what the deal is. it's using technology called augmented reality, and that means it can take data, information, and layer that on top of the real physical world, on top of physical objects. the idea is you put on these set of glasses and you're age to scan the area and you may be able to see a map. you can be able to talk to it through your voice and give it voice commands. so maybe you're looking for the next subway to catch or you're looking for the smartest route for your travels. you can look at objects in the street and maybe get information that you would expect from mobile apps like yelp and find out about rate reviews for restaurants opinion it's the ability to be able to understand your surroundings, look at that information in the physical space, but then be able to see digital information within those glasses that reflect that area. >> it seems crazy to me. do people want this? is there a market for this? >> reporter: absolutely there's a market for this. this would this would be huge. first, you can look at the defense market for this.
there has been some discussions. i believe the military specifically the army has put out a request for proposal, for technologies similar to things like this. there are companies that are already developing things like this, juxtopia located in baltimore doing heavy research on things where a doctor could be able to do operations and learn and look at something and be able to get that data information and still be hands free to be able to perform the operation. a lot of this is definitely something that the medical community could value from and as well as just general consumers. >> and do we know how soon this could go on the market that we could actually buy one of these pair of glasses? >> that answer is about as hot as that mega lottery ticket out there. so, no, my feeling is this. based off of my discussions and doing research in the industry and knowing google's history and some of what google insiders say, i hesitate to use what they say, but typically this group of
people out of the google x labs have developed other technologies. the driverless car is something else that came out of the google x labs and we saw recently this week that is out. >> i am seeing this guy, he is driving, and he is wearing the glasses and that doesn't seem like a good idea. if you have all of this information coming, can't be be distracted or bump into things? really? >> a lot of people have been wondering, we already have problems with folks on the devices and in urban areas. okay, team! after age 40, we can start losing muscle --
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>> there is no shortage of hype around this easter revelation. the controversial film maker already identified what he said was the jesus family tomb and now he says there is proof in a second tomb close by. >> that is a symbol of christian resurrection. >> i think these two things together may arguably not most important archaeological finds of the last couple of hundred years. >> the bone boxes found show what he describes as a fish swallowing a man, probably jonah. there is also an inscription in greek and hebrew translated as saying god, rise up. >> right over here, you have the earliest icon of christian belief, the earliest statement of resurrection anywhere, found anywhere even if it is not connected to jesus. it is the earliest statement.
you have something dating back earlier than the gospels >> the technology for accessing the tomb was 21st century. the team inserted a robotic arm into the chamber taking high definition images without disturbing the contents. it meant the tomb could be explored with minimum disruption. >> it is beneath this modern apartment block in a suburb of jerusalem that the tube, and it is supposedly early christian contents are located, but it doesn't end here. the true significance of this site is its prox i am my to another more controversial tomb just a few hundred feet over there about which of course he also made the film. >> action. >> five easters ago the last tomb of jesus -- the loss tomb of jesus made another staggering revelation that christ was buried in a family tomb and they panned the documentary but he says the latest work adds fresh
evidence. >> nobody argues to this day that outside of jerusalem there was a family where a man named jesus, son of joseph, was buried with two marys, somebody names josie, exactly like the brother of jesus, and nobody argues. they say it is not that jesus, it is a different jesus. okay. when you suddenly find the earliest signs of christianity right next door to a jesus not that jesus, it forces a reevaluation of the original find. >> there are of course be doubters and those who believe, but this controversial easter debate is once again being stoked at precisely the right time. matthew chance, cnn. jerusalem. we'll dive into the controversial debate tomorrow along with others who invited some guests to discuss whether jesus actually existed. it will be a fascinating conversation. tune in tomorrow at 1:45
eastern. newsroom conditions with brooke baldwin. >> thank you so much. hello, all of you. a lot happening over the next couple of hours. want to begin with rapid fire. roll it. any minute we'll see the president set to sign the so-called jobs act into law, jobs is an acronym that stands for jump start our business startups and it will make it easier for start-up businesses to raisin vestor money. backers say by helping small businesses avoid the cumbersome regulations real jobs will be created. on the flip side you have critics speaking out saying it opens the door for fraud and investor abuse. in the meantime checking the clock here at 1 p.m. eastern deadline, about an hour ago, now past for the attorney general of the united states to do his homework for a panel of federal judges, and he has submitted a letter to them, single spaced, as per their requirements, so these judges involved are
republican appointees who are hearing the challenges to the affordable care health and they wanted eric holder to explain whether federal courts can strike down congressional laws as unconstitutional and they only asked for that after hearing the president say this week that the supreme court should not take a, quote, unprecedented step and over turn the health care law. we'll have more with jeff toobin in the next hour. also, we talked a lot about the mega millions lottery last week. here is the deal today. maryland lottery officials are expected to make some sort of announcement any minute now and whether we'll find out anything about one of the three big mega millions winners, that's the big mystery today. there is a woman, mirlande wilson that claims she won one of the $218 million prizes and that the ticket is stashed as a mcdonald's where she works. that's what she says. a couple of days after the tornados pounded texas, dangerous storms are moving
eastward. a quick check looking at the radar, the southeast now smack dab in the bull's-eye, especially alabama which could see isolated twisters and chad meyer, john morris, they will keep an on eye it from the weather center. also this. tearful, desperate searches for people trapped in a land slide. this is kenya. heavy, heavy rainfall over night sent boulders tumbling into tin shacks and several people are reportedly still trapped under the rubble. the bbc is reporting at least six people killed and more rain expected through the end of the week. two syria now. syria says it has taken steps to comply with a peace plan. the government says it partially withdrawn troops from some cities and towns there but the opposition groups saying they do in fact continue, at least 37 people killed today around the
country. this amateur video from a raid in the city of holmes. a new satellite photo of a north decree an missile launch pad suggests a long range rocket is about to be launched. north korea has said it plans to launch a satellite this month, but western powers suspect it is a cover for a ballistic missile test. it would violate multiple u.n. resolutions. and the man charged with killing three members of singer jennifer hudson's family goes on trial and in fact in a couple of hours into jury selection in the trial of william balfour, the estranged husband of husband's sister, her mother and brother were shot inside their chicago home in 2008. the body of hudson's seven-year-old nephew was found three days later in an suv. a total of 150 people are in the pool of prospective jurors in the case. hurricane forecasters say we may be able to breathe a sigh of relief. they're predicting i say, just,
just two named storms in the atlantic basin this year, four becoming hurricanes, two becoming major hurricanes and a category 3, 4 o 5 storm and that is fewer than the 30-year average of 12 named storms and three major hurricanes we have been seeing. a lot more to cover in the next two hours. watch this. we're standing by for a rare photo op, one that will showcase actual bipartisan ship in washington. you will he so the president and house republicans joining together for the signing of this law intended to create jobs for you. we'll bring it to you live. i am brooke baldwin. the news is now. got. rv -- covered. why would you pay for a hotel? i never do. motorcycles -- check. atv. i ride those. do you? no. boat. house. hello, dear. hello. hello. oh! check it -- [ loud r&b on car radio ]
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we're keeping here an eye on wash be with a. you see a packed house there at the white house as we're waiting for the president. the president will sign in a matter of minutes the jobs act into law. keep in mind, job is an acronym that stands for jump start our business startups, so a quick refresher. once this act becomes a law in a matter of minutes, here are three things it will do. it will make it easier for small businesses to raise money and capital from investors. secondly, it will allow small businesses to use the internet to raise up to $1 million in small investments and, third, it will make it more attractive for private companies to go public by relieving them of some of these sec regulations and disclosure requirements there. let's talk more about this and what we should be expecting to see there at the white house with our chief white house correspondent. jessica, big picture, as we have been talking today, we are about to see a rare photo op of
bipartisan support in washington because we'll be seeing the president and along with him the house majority leader eric cantor. >> that's right. day two of kumbaya apparently here at the white house. yesterday we saw bipartisan group when the president signed the stock act. today the president will be flanked by republicans and democrats as he signs this, another bipartisan piece of legislation. the so-called do nothing congress apparently able to get a few things done with the white house and so they're both signaling that washington can work a little bit because both sides lose when washington doesn't work at all, still don't expect peace to continue going forward because this is an election year. >> as you point out, so astutely, this is an election year and perhaps talking strategy, does this allow the obama administration, say, look, i can work with republicans in improving our economy? >> yeah. it does. it allows both sides to go out
and say we have done something to try and kick start the economy and create more jobs. one thing i would caution and point out is that there are many critics of this piece of legislation who say in the rush to show that both sides are trying to create jobs, they have crafted a bill that has many weaknesses and even the head of the sec has warned that there are elements in this bill that we can invest for protections, protections put in place after the enron crisis, the 2008 financial collapse, that increase transparency, that required more reporting from these companies, and more separation of research from investment, so that you knew what you were buying when you were an investor, and so they fear, there are some that fear that this actually weakens invest or protections in some ways and helps small businesses get more funding in other ways, brooke. >> let me elaborate as you perfectly point out the head of the sec is critical and
elaborate a little bit on the criticism, people seeing the legislation differently than those backing it. jessica, stand by for fears critics have. it allows firms to to avoid disclosing financial invest skprz aallows startups to allude government oversight set up to protect consumers. three, opens the door to fraud and investor abuse and, four, aarp warns seniors, seniors could become easier targets of investor fraud through advertising that will now be allowed. now that we have gone through the criticism. jessica, i hear you wanting to jump in. >> one thing i would like to add is the head of the sec, some of her criticisms were addressed in the bill and they did resolve some elements of it. for example, the aarp is concerned that companies can now advertise online and on billboards saying invest in my company, and the aarp is concern and had seniors in particular could get looped into investing in companies they don't know a
lot about and it is one example of something that could happen as an unintended consequence of this bill. brooke. >> looking at my clock, it is 2:11. the president is supposed to be speaking any minute. let me keep you for one more question. that is what do we expect to happen? who will we see in addition to the presto officially signing this jobs act into law? how exactly will this whole thing go down? >> we're going to see the president, house, majority leader eric kanter, and i believe senator scott brown will be there as well as a number of other participants who helped support this bill. the president no doubt will champion the elements of this that they believe and the white house was emphatic about this, jay carney, the press secretary saying they're confident this will help grow jobs and that the administration will be able to protect investors by using the resources and the regulations in
place to step up, you know, what they already have the books, so i think you will hear him underscore that and talk about his commitment to creating jobs and probably use it to press ahead on other issues that matter to him, maybe fair shake, i wouldn't be surprised if we heard him use that phrase, brooke. >> fair shake she says. >> you heard it somewhere before? >> i think i heard that before, the kumbaya as you point out continues. jessica yellen, still waiting for the heads up and we'll take that live as soon as we see the president and others stepping up and the presto officially signing the jobs act into law. in the meantime we'll move on. look at this. >> yomt to say what it sounds like this time what a lot of people are saying it sounds like but play it a few times so the viewer can have an idea for themselves and make their own conclusion. >> many dmsz that george zimmerman used a racial slur the night he shot trayvon martin and cnn took the time to enhance the
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and enhanced more all in an effort to hear exactly what the admitted shooter, george zimmerman, said to 911 operators that night and to determine if the neighborhood watch volunteer used a racial slur. we have a new development today and i want to bring in martin savage, still down in sanford, florida, the town as you now know where the shooting took place. martin, you've gotten ahead of this newly enhanced audio. what does it reveal? >> let me tell you how this all happened. last night i had a conversation with attorneys that represent george zimmerman and i specifically asked about the issue of the racial slur. it is so inflammatory in the whole story. they said zimmerman never made it. i said have you asked george zimmerman about that. they said, yes, they did, george told them the words he used were if if-ng punks and i got ahold of owen forensic services, a company that specializes in
audio enhancement and improvement. the first thing he noticed is at the very moment george zimmerman says whatever comes out of his mouth the phone takes a hit, electronic interference or may have physically been bump and had that distorted what was recorded and what everybody says they heard. he was able to isolate that interference, remove it, slow it down to a few other things and this is what he got. >> i couldn't hear it myself. i am going to have to assume it was there. >> we heard it. >> what he says, analyzing it carefully and clearly, is the word punks. essentially what we have here, a lot of questions still about what george zimmerman did on the night that he shot trayvon martin. his attorneys and at least one audio analyst expert say he did
not use a racial slur. >> punks instead they say. now he has, martin, a new defense team. tell me about the new team and the website they're putting together. what is that? >> right. he added a new defense lawyer, hal uhrig who specializes in criminal cases of this nature. a lot of people saw him during the casey anthony case. he wasn't directly involved but come men at a timing in a lot of places. he is considered to be strong as far as a defense and one of the things they're putting upright away is a website, zimmerman dense.com, apparently still under construction, not up yet, a place where people can get real information, their side of events and they also say people could donate if they so wish by pay pal to make a contribution. george zimmerman has not been charged with anything yet, but it appears they think he could be. >> martin savage in sanford.
thank you. now to this video that went viral, 100 million hits on youtube, so now this group behind the kon evade released a sequel and they take on critics. plus this. we're getting a new pictures of a plane crash. look at this, into a publix supermarket. be right back. create jobs in america. oil sands projects, like kearl, and the keystone pipeline will provide secure and reliable energy to the united states. over the coming years, projects like these could create more than half a million jobs in the us alone. from the canadian border, through the mid west, to the gulf coast. benefiting hundreds of thousands of families throughout the country. this is just what our economy needs right now. the calcium they take because they don't take it with food. switch to citracal maximum plus d.
we'll bring it live. we do now have pictures inside a florida publix where a single engine plane crashed monday shortly after take off t caused so much heat it cooked the pasta in the pasta aisle. here is the terrifying 911 call right after the crash. >> what's going on at the publix. >> the publix, oh, my god, an airplane just went into the publix. an airplane just went into the publix. an airplane just went into the publix. >> a plaeb just went into the publix. deland. >> deland, right up near deland. >> just relax, they're on the way. >> okay, thank you, dear. >> i would be panicked, too, listening to that, the pilot and the passenger were seriously burn and had three shoppers were also injured. we told y about 8-year-old
hellen collins, they are 81-year-old husband collapsed while flying a small plen from florida to wisconsin. she had to land the plane herself. we now have recordings between mrs. collins and air traffic control. we'll play that next hour. mrs. collins had explained of back pain after that landing, but amazingly she is a okay. the sequel to kony 2012 is out. part one was viewed more than 100 million times on youtube. the second chapter, part of a renewed call to action against joseph kony lord resistance army, part response to critics, part explanation of what the group invisible children is doing to help the children and teenagers escape this african war lord. >> contacted by the u.n. who asked us to design flyers that would be culturally sensitive and reach out to the lra directly. >> it gives them hope, he defect
because she saw the flyer. [ speaking foreign language ] >> the sequel out hasn't gone viral yet. we can tell you it is viewed just over 300 times. have you seen this? google unveiling its very latest toy. this is what it looks like if you're wearing these eye glasses robo cop style. they can tell you the weather. they can answer your phone calls. could this product be a hit or a big disappointment? katie lynnendal is standing by and talking to google and she has the scoop next. ♪ ♪ i can do anything ♪ i can do anything today ♪ i can go anywhere ♪ i can go anywhere today ♪ la la la la la la la
you can see here live pictures at the white house and nothing. we are waiting to see the president. he was supposed to pop out there just about 20 minutes ago now. he is running late. we have an eye on this. he will be signing the jobs act into law. as soon as we see him we'll take it live. let's talk about glasses, shall we? google has made a pair of glasses that bring the web to your lens. here is what it would look like if you owned a pair and had them on.
♪ ♪ >> oh, man, really? ♪ >> this is totally wild. these glasses are a prototype. they're still being tested in google's lab, but i want to bring in our tech expert. katie, katie, katie, i have a feeling you'll agree with me. i totally want a pair of these. i realize there could be down sides and we'll get to that but i watch the whole video and you think, okay, what can't these glasses do, right? >> i know. i thought i was rocking some cool glasses. this is straight out of sci-fi. we heard rumors but google let the cat out of the bag and
released the concept video and the photos you saw online. bring it down to the fundamentals. it is dubbed as project glass from the google x labs team. google x works on a number of very high level futuristic projects and then brings them down to the scale. this is the same teamworking on the self-driving car but love that we have the photo up. i want to show you how these work. theres no lens inside. these aren't actual glasses. what you are seeing is a small video camera on one side that will capture information in realtime and a little rectangle display, what you will see the alerts pop up on and as you mention, you can get your directions. you can video chat. how about getting the weather, playing music or getting information on the building that is right in front of you right inside that little lens. when i did speak to google, they're not sure how it will be powered. most likely off android and a smartphone. giving you all of those capabilities almost right on your face. >> it is totally crazy. i think as you watch this video
and like you say, you can find out if the subway stop is the subway suspended, the weather, where is the nearest coffee shop, and you can video chat with a friend and you have to be a pretty good multi-tasker, i guess. i think i would get distracted at times. wouldn't you? >> i think for some people their heads are spinning and saying, oh, my gosh, i have one more thing i need to worry about. i think for us and the technology space it is like finally future forward technology that i would want a wear and a lot of people are asking when are these going to come out. when i spoke to google they said it is too hard to tell at this point. we're still in a conceptual phase. there is a lot of rumors pointing it by the end of the year. some people could say 200 to $600. not as pricey as i thought and one thing i did want to note, i asked them if you have glasses already, how are you going to wear those and they said they're experimenting with a lot of different designs and models
that could accommodate different vision requirements. if you have focus issues or do you have glasses, they're thinking about it. >> it is amazing. >> the only reason they released the video or photo is they want user feedback. on the google page they want input so they can make it a better product. >> when you think about potential downsides, and the fact you could be distracted, you see people with the blackberry writing e-mails as they are crossing the street and i am not sure if it is better or worse but you have so much going on with the glasses and, i don't know. >> i know. it is almost jumping the shark. let's be honest. i hate texting walkers to start with. this brings it up a whole new notch. they're not made for all day activity. who knows what the future will bring. we'll wait and grab popcorn and watch it play out. >> fascinating. keep up with google and let us know. $600. that isn't as bad as what you think they could charge. thank you. >> some doctors say americans
get too much health care, too much. in fact, we you doernl don't need as frequently as they are given and army investigators aret going their first look at an area where a soldier is auz coulded of killing women, children and families but without evidence what happens in court? we're live at the pentagon.
straight to the white house. here is the president. >> please have a seat. good afternoon. i want to thank all of you for coming and in particular i want to thank the members of congress who are here today from both parties whose leadership and hard work made this bill a reality. one of the great things about america is that we are a nation of doers. not just talkers, doers. we think big. we take risks.
we believe that anyone with a solid plan and a willingness to work hard can turn even the most i am probable idea into a successful business. ours is a legacy of edison, graham bell, fords, boeing, googles and twitters and this is a country that always been on the cutting edge and the reason is that america has always had the most daring entrepreneurs in the world. some of them are standing with me today. when their ideas take root, we get inventions that can change the way we live. when their businesses take off, more people become employed because overall new businesses account for almost every new job that's created in america. because we're still recovering from one of the worst recessions in our history, the last few years have been pretty tough on
entrepreneurs, credit has been tight, and no matter how good their ideas are, if an entrepreneur can't get a loan from a bangor backing from investors, it is almost impossible to get their businesses off the ground. that's why back in september and again in my state of the union i called on congress to remove a number of barriers that were preventing aspiring entrepreneurs from getting funding and this is one useful and important step along the journey. here is what's going to happen because of this bill. for business owners who want to take their companies to the next level, this bill will make it easier for you to go public. that's a big deal because going public is a major step towards expanding and hiring more workers. it is a big deal for investors as well because public companies operate with greater oversight and greater transparency and for start-ups and small businesses it is a potential game changer. you can only turn to a limited
group of investors including banks and wealthy individuals to get funding. laws that are nearly eight decades old make it impossible for others to invest. a lot has changed in 80 years. it is time our laws did as well. because of this bill start ups and small business will now have access to a big new pool of potential investors, namely the american people. for the first time ordinary americans will be able to go online and invest in entrepreneurs they believe in. of course to make sure americans don't get taken advantage of, the websites where folks will go to fund all of these start ups and small businesses will be subject to rigorous oversight. the sec is going to play an important role in implementing this bill. i directed my administration to keep a close eye as this law goes into effect and provide me with regular updates and also means to all the members of congress here today i want to
say publicly before i sign this bill it is important we continue to make sure the sec is properly funded just like all of our other regulatory agencies so they can do the job and make sure that our investors get adequate protections. this bill represents exactly the kind of bipartisan action we should be taking in washington to help our economy. i always said the true engine of job creation in this country is the private sector, not the government. our job is to help our companies grow and hire. that's why i push for this bill. that's why i know that the bipartisan group of legislate tors are here. and that's why i cut taxes for businesses over 17 times and every day i am fighting to make sure america is the best place on effort to do business. our economy has begun to turn a corner.
we still have a long way to go. we still have a lot of americans out there looking for a job or looking for a job that pays better than the one they've got. we're going to have to keep working together so that we can keep moving the economy forward. i have never been more confident about our future and the reason is because of the american people. some of the folks beside me here today are a testimony to that. day after day they're out there pitching investors, some meetings go well, and some meetings don't go so well, and that's true for me, too. no matter what, they keep at it. who knows, maybe one of them or one of the folks in the audience here today will be the next bill gates or steve jobs or mark zuckerberg and one of them may not next entrepreneur to turn a big idea into an entire new industry. that's the promise of america. that's what this country is all
>> way to go. >> you can hear the chuckles. it is always the best part to count how many pens. i don't know if you were counting with me. i counted 11 pens to round of applause there, the presto officially signing the jobs act into law as he pointed out and again just remind you flanked by a number of members of congress including eric cantor who helped break a log jam at one point in time here and also holmes norton from washington, d.c. and spencer baucus from alabama. we also saw steve caves,
the founder of aol and also on the president's job council, so the president is hoping as he mentioned this bill will be a game changer in helping open the pool of potential investors so that the smaller businesses,
somewhere he pre newers and medium-sized businesses can help gain capital and become public and be successful thus creating jobs and the critics are coming forward and saying hang on a second, this could potentially with government oversight and there you go, the president signing the act into law. coming up next, investigators now getting a look at the scene of a massacre in afghanistan and if there is no evidence, what happens to the american soldier accused of killing the civilians? c'mon dad! i'm here to
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fnchts army investigators are finally gotten a first hand look at two afghanistan villages where a u.s. soldier is accused of killing 17 civilians. barbara starr is at the pentagon and actually i know it happened march 11th, about a month ago and this was the investigator's first visit to these villages in all of this time now. what kind of information, what kind of evidence remains? >> that's really the key problem, brook. the u.s. investigators did not get there for a month. we're told they maids their first visit and not a lot being said because there is a good deal of concern about security in the region since this massacre took place, about two dozen army investigators assigned to this case overall. here is the problem. it has been a month. what evidence is left? they can perhaps dig some bullets out of walls from this terrible incident. they can conduct interviews. they can try and analyze the
trajectory of the bullets, where was the alleged shooter standing? could he have done all of this and collect as much information as possible. the defense council for robert bales is already making it clear they will contest this. they will say there is no evidence and whatever the afghans may have gathered, they may make the case that that means there has been no chain of custody of the evidence in terms of the u.s. military legal process, so this all becomes very problematic and meanwhile bales remains in confinement, in detention, at the u.s. military jail at forth leavenworth, kansas. >> and the obvious follow up question, that being why didn't these investigators get to these villages earlier? the u.s. investigators. >> yeah. you know, that problem is they don't have jurisdiction per se in the villages. this is a very remote area of afghanistan. when the afghan security forces went there the alleged taliban
opened up on this and taliban security forces were hurt. the u.s. had to if not get permission at least coordinate with the afghans to go there and try to ensure there was security in place and they could at least get there in a relatively safe fashion for a war zone. all of that has taken time. the afghans that have been conducting their own investigation on the other cider hoo, they are also very frustrated. they say they are very upset that they have had no access to staff sergeant robert bales and that he was moved out of afghanistan before they could even talk to him about the alleged crime he committed of course in their country. brooke. >> barbara starr, thank you. >> sure. i don't even know where to begin with this next story. i know it is important that we can talk about it because as we say we can do fert for children
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tournament. i have henrique leading. arnold palmer, gary plair, golf legend man in black and jack nicklaus. got things rolling this morning. did you happen to catch this? this may not ultimate trick shot. take a look. we have circled this for you. journey's martin kooimer, the kra round, skips the ball across the pond, one of those traditions and watch what happens. it is hard to see. there it is on the green, and sunk, hole in one. the hard way. serious style points for that. amazing. speaking of style, the colors are in bloom and i am not talking azaleas. how about freddy couples in fuschia? here you go. looks pretty happy rocking the fuschia. that's a fashion statement for you. paul casey, if that shirt were my hotter they would have to
douse him in ray's creek and in guy here, nope, this guy here, nope, we'll talk about him in a moment. he is the guy who actually shot the photo of rick and marty hack he will and golf digest fashion editor. did you know they had a fashion editor? they do. he is kind enough to join me by phone from augusta. we are having fun with this, looking at the pictures of some of these guys, players, and a lot of solids this year, solids, bold colors and lime green. what's up with that, marty? >> yeah. a lot of neon. a lot of neon. lime green is really popular. sort of a paint shirt that i think that looks good and with a lot of colors today, solids, going to see a lot of plaids as the week goes on. brett has been telling me every day, check my pants out on
saturday, they're really going to be cool. i think they're going to be big, bold, and plaid. so we're looking for that. >> check my pants out. that's hilarious. you talk solids, though. when you look at the euros in particular, they have taken to wearing patterns, i am thinking ian colter, but when you look at him, he is wearing all white. paul casey, we talked about him. used to be kind of a plaid guy. here he is. all white. >> yes. you know, i tell you, i am a little worried about all of this all white. they're starting to look like male nurses. >> i am sorry? you said they're starting to look like male nurses? >> yeah. >> what's wrong with a male nurse? >> well, there is nothing wrong but it is odd to see that on a golf course. >> odd to see it on a golf course yet you see bright pink. let me move along and talk about ricky fowler.
you tweeted a picture of ricky fowler retweeted you, again, with the neons. here you go. turquoise from head to toe. can we dish the banner? you can see his turquoise feet. there we go. you can recognize him from a couple father ways ai with a, couldn't you? >> when you're as yong and talented as rick, you can wear almost anything. >> you say two thumbs up. >> oh, yeah, big thumbs up. he has a lot of fun with it, and i think he looks great. >> neon. >> all the time. >> there he is, neon yellow. there is something else we noticed. this is my last question for you. less fashion, more facial hair because ricky fowler, he has a little facial fuzz. johnson wagner, rocking the handle bar look, jeff ogle have i in on the action and i have to admit i am kind of a fan myself,
but is this a trend? >> yeah. i think it is a trend. i think it is kind of like the game face. they're all growing it and if they play well, they're want shaving. maybe it is that old good luck charm going on there. of course i am checking out henrik today because whatever he is doing seems to be working. he is in a great looking hugo boss outfit and playing absolutely brilliantly. sometimes if you look good, you play great as well. >> 30 seconds and you can grab one of these guys and dress them head to