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♪ oh! oh! oh! ozempic®! ♪ (announcer) if eligible, you may pay as little as $25 per prescription. ask your health care provider today about once-weekly ozempic®. >> julie: fox news alert. two mississippi sheriffs deputies are in the hospital after being shot at this hour. it happened last night in madison county in central mississippi. a domestic call quickly turning into a chase ending in gunfire. one deputy shot in the head in critical condition. the condition of the other officer has not been released. the suspect was also shot. he faces charges as well. including attempted murder of law enforcement officers.
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president trump awarding -- the president commended west on his years as an nba player and supporting our veteran. the 81-year-old talking about his humble beginnings and how sports changed his life. >> i was a dreamer. my family didn't have much. we had a clear view of the appear latch an mountains and i would sit alone on our front porch and i wonder if i would ever make it to the top of the mountain what will i see on the other side? i did make it to the other side and my dreams have come true. >> julie: west is the eighth basketball figure to receive the medal of freedom. president trump awarded it to 91-year-old basketball great bob kaozy. >> bill: well done. august jobs number. 130,000 added last month. unemployment rate remained steady, 3.7%. lowest level in five decades. maria bartiromo fresh off her show and also the host of sunday morning futures on the fox news channel and also the fox business network. good morning to you. good reading or average reading what do you think?
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>> it was a good reading but indicates a slowing economy. this is obviously lower than what a number of economists were looking for. we were looking for 150,000. it indicates things are slowing down around uncertainty over the trade situation. we're still growing. it is not a recession signal by any means. we're seeing growth in the economy but we're seeing it come in a bit. >> bill: wage growth is up. >> better than 3%. that's a good thing. it's a continuing sign we're seeing employers pay up for talent and you are seeing that people are making more money. so that certainly is a positive. there isn't really a sign of inflation in terms of higher prices. so far the tariffs that are in place have not been passed on to to consumer. important point while consumers are making more in wages. >> bill: we'll see whether or not it changes. there will be meetings with the chinese in october in washington, d.c. what do you think is moving? >> a very important point that
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the u.s. and chinese officials have agreed to meet in early october in washington look, the president has outlined all of the things that china has been doing against america whether it be theft of intellectual property. the forced transfer of technology, manipulation of currency. dumping products in the u.s. that are much cheaper than american manufacturers do. these are issues the chinese will have to agree to change. the last time we were at this position back in april the chinese renegeed on that. what was really the sticking point was the enforcement mechanism that the u.s. wanted to put into any agreement. that is if the u.s. finds out that companies do cheat and they do continue to steal intellectual property from american companies there will be consequences. the chinese leadership was unwilling to put that that n place. >> bill: this week there seems to be a consensus there will not be a deal before the election. 14 months away. what is your view on that? >> i don't think we'll see a deal any time soon is my gut.
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the reason is it will be very difficult for the president to do a deal without an agreement to stop stealing intellectual property and forcing the transfer of technology. chinese are loaded with money. they are buying silicon valley companies and acquiring those companies and taking their technologies. another form of theft in some people's minds. if the president gets a real agreement from xi who is dictator for life that they'll stop stealing maybe you have a shot to get a deal. the last time we were at this place they renegeed on that and wouldn't. if the chinese buy more stuff that won't be enough. it may have been enough a year ago. today after the american people understand what the chinese have done, i don't think that's going to be enough. we'll see. >> bill: we met in july in shanghai. washington in october. last hour a guest said this. >> if we don't step up and stop the bad practices we see happening with the chinese and
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the unfair trade under the chinese government, then we're going the lose our country and we'll lose a lot more american jobs. at the end of the day there is no question that the president and his administration have turned the country around and put it on the right track. >> bill: brand-new fox news contributor now in her new role clearly selling the idea of the president and his team on trade. >> the president has changed the conversation on china no doubt. today most people understand the practices coming out of china and why it is the theft of intellectual property has cost american businesses tens of billions of dollars. former ceo from microsoft 90% of companies have and use the microsoft operating system. 1% pay for it. 1% pay for it. these are the kinds of issues that have dogged american companies for a long time and for too long american ceos were so interested in getting their products in front of 1.4 billion people new market in
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china they forgot to protect their own product. we'll see. >> bill: have a great weekend. julie, what's next? >> julie: american service member killed in afghanistan in a suicide bombing in the capital. what that means for u.s. peace talks with the taliban. >> bill: also an airline mechanic accused of trying to sabotage a passenger jet. why authorities say he did it and how pilots saved the day. oh, wow. you two are going to have such a great trip. thanks to you, we will. this is why voya helps reach today's goals... ...all while helping you to and through retirement. can you help with these? we're more of the plan, invest and protect kind of help... voya. helping you to and through retirement.
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>> julie: we are now learning a second person has died from a vaping-related illness sparking more fears about the dangers of e-cigarettes. oregon officials are investigating the death. i'm joined by dr. marc siegel professor of medicine and fox news contributor. when these things first came out it was a convenience for
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people. you no longer had to go outside to have a cigarette. you could have it indoors. nobody would have ever predicted they could become so deadly. >> we thought that vapeor from e-cigarettes was a lot safer than smoke from regular cigarettes. it's still true, we have to say that. you don't have the tar in vapor. it is much safer than cigarettes but what is it in vapor that is causing according to cdc over 215 people to get very sick in 25 states to have shortness of breath, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, many hospitalized. two deaths. what is it? the american vaping association is, of course, saying it's illegal vape that is coming with thc or marijuana products in area where it's illegal. interestingly enough, in wisconsin where marijuana is not legal and medical marijuana is not yet legal it is surrounded by states where it is legal the state has studied
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this and found that 89% of the people who got sick were using illegal marijuana laden products. in new york they're studying that and found it is laced with vitamin e in the marijuana products. vitamin e, though it is good for the lungs is toxic to the lungs if you inhale it. thc or marijuana laden products being vaped, home brews or illegally is part of the problem. >> julie: why the additive of the vitamin e? what's the purpose? >> the answer is in order to get this stuff so that you can vape it, and again i'm not yet letting the legal ones off the hook, either. in order to get something to be aerosol you add additives. the chemicals are the problem. it is not clear it's only thc products. my son was saying when you vape. he doesn't do it but he is an
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expert. he sits there in your pocket and warms up and heats up. some people overheat it. then the next thing you know you are vaping heated liquid and it can cause a young problem. >> julie: speaking of young people being well aware of all this. according to the fda in 2018, 3.62 million middle and high school students used these e-cigarettes and in 2017, 6.9 million adults who use tobacco products used e-cigarettes. it's like cigarettes are becoming extinct, the type wrapped in paper being replaced by this. how do you get this out of these high schoolers hands. >> it's illegal in every state in the union. you can't buy it in a store under the age of 18. some states 21. oregon he bought it legally -- >> julie: should it be illegal as street use marijuana, should
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it be treated that seriously? >> i do think so. again two different kinds of products here. one is the thc laden e-cigarette. the other is the e-cigarette with nicotine. neither one can somebody under the 18 buy and needs to be enforced. more federal regulations in place. a big problem whether thc in a cannabis shop or regular e-cigarettes from a regular convenience store. it is unhealthy. 1 out of 5 high schoolers is vaping e-cigarettes and it leads to regular cigarette use. >> julie: 1 out of 20 middle schoolers. we're talking 12 and 13-year-olds. >> some of these use these e-cigarette pods all day long and get a lot of nicotine. >> julie: you wouldn't be smoking all day.
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>> a pot of juul has more particular neonate than a pack of cigarettes. >> bill: the girlfriend of her estranged husband has turned herself in to police. what she may be telling police. >> julie: the governor of texas taking action with new executive orders. do they go far enough? what exactly will they do. we'll talk live to lieutenant governor dan patrick next. can it help keep us asleep? yes, it senses your movements and automatically adjusts to keep you both comfortable. the queen sleep number 360 c2 smart bed now only $899. plus 0% interest for 24-months on all beds. ends sunday.
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>> bill: this could be a major break in the case of jennifer dulos, the missing mother of five. the girlfriend of her estranged husband has turned herself in to police just a day after he was arrested again in his wife's disappearance. not charged with murder but laura engel has that now. >> two major developments in this ongoing case have revealed
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brand-new information that fotis dulos and michelle, his girlfriend. lied about being together the morning his estranged wife disappeared and michelle took fotis to a car wash to pick up an employee's vehicle that may have been used to dispose of jennifer's body. we're learning that this week. when investigators ask why he got the red toyota clean she responded well, obviously all the evidence says because you showed me the picture of the blood in the door. it's because the body of jennifer at some point was in there end quote. michelle turned herself in on a new evidence tampering charge yesterday. she posted $100,000 bail. her attorney maintaining her innocence. >> michelle is presumed innocent and she should be. the judgment in in case rests in a jury.
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>> a clean conscience is a powerful ally. fotis dulos was arrested wednesday at his home on the new evidence tampering charges. his 43-page arrest warrant say how investigators believe he was not only involved in the disappearance of his estranged wife but how they think he removed her body from her home. two images showing what police believe is the last known image of jennifer dulos alive driving her black chevy suburban into her driveway. the next one showing who they believe to be fotis dulos driving away with her body and bags of evidence inside. that language contained in the arrest warrant. police found handwritten notes inside fotis's home they call alibi scripts. michelle said she did not see fotis when she woke up that day and didn't see him until later
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on in the afternoon. >> bill: developments as we get them on that. 9:35 now. american service member killed in a suicide bombing in kabul yesterday. the attack carried out by the terror group marking the fourth death of an american in just two weeks in that country. jack keane and fox new senior strategic analyst, general, good morning to you. peace talks going on nearby and then you've got this. what is your sense as to whether or not you can get some sort of deal if you even want a deal, general? >> first of all, we know for a fact the taliban have given instructions to their fighting forces out there to increase the level of violence as these negotiations are going on and to focus on killing as many americans as possible. what is going on there? they want leverage in the negotiations and also they are trying to put in the american people's mind that it's futile to continue this war beyond the
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current 18 years. so that's what they're about. we've known that they are tyrannical fanatics and bankrupt for the last 18, 19 years. talking to them is okay but only if we make a good deal. i think we're on our way to a bad deal frankly. >> bill: what do you think we should do? >> a good deal is bring our forces down to 8600 and hold. what the taliban have insisted on, bill, from the first day of the meetings, they believe that we're pre-disposed to pull all of our forces out and as such they are insisting that the united states pull all troops out by the end of 2020. and that is what's on the table as part of the deal. now, there are conditions in support of that but that is what they are insisting on. >> bill: i don't know if you saw this on another story here, the terror watch list. more than a million names are listed on that and this week a judge ruled it was unconstitutional. what do you think of that decision? >> well, you know, i'm
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sympathetic to what is happening here. what will actually take place thrown it back to the justice department to take another look at this. it seems to me if you are going to be put on a watch list, they should come to you and tell you you are on this watch list particularly to 4,000 younger americans on the list and give you the reason why and give you an opportunity to respond to that. none of that happens. you are on the list and you usually don't find out about it until you encounter the tsa or some other travel vehicle inside the united states or trying to get outside the united states. so i think that's dead wrong. there has to be some due process here. most of the people i'm assuming on that list deserve to be on that list. in fairness to those who are not on that list for the right reasons, they need some due process. >> bill: to that point, the judge ruled that it violated due process. and there is no standard for people to either be on the list itself or to be removed from the list, which goes to the point you are making there, sir.
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>> i think it's pretty fair. if a police officer comes in contact with us and wants to arrest us to take us away from our freedom, he has to have probable cause. secondly quickly usually within 24 hours they have to go before a judge and justify what they have done particularly if they will continue to do that. none of this is going on here. but yet people are being denied freedom of movement as a result of it. yes, let's get some due process. >> bill: you can catch one and stop one terrorist attack is it not worth it to you? >> i think personal liberties are at the soul of what this country is all about. there will always be tension between that and certainly protecting ourselves from terrorists. i think we can work through this problem and do both. >> bill: okay. aclu is the statement on screen. this important decision is exactly right. the government watch list sigma advertises people as terrorism suspects based on a vague standard and secret evidence and causes real harms and violates due process. there must be a fair and
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meaningful process for people to challenge wrongful placement on the watch list and clear their names. is there a policy you see where we could conduct this within the parameters of the constitution then? >> i think so. just some common sense things like notification, have an interview with the person, provide what they believe is the basis for it. give that person an opportunity to respond, to refute that. i think that's fine. i believe the justice department will make some accommodations as a result of this judge's ruling. >> bill: thank you, general. we'll see from here. jack keane in washington nice to have you on, sir, thanks. >> julie: the nfl's 100th season is underway kicking off with the packers against the bears. not much offense in the game. the packers won, final score 10-3. and all bets are that you watched every minute of it. >> bill: no. a little bit. early on. isn't it a wonderful sight to
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see football back in american families and living rooms and homes all across the country? you ask yourself how did you get through the last three months of your life without football? >> julie: i don't know. >> bill: i got the bears defense in my fantasy pool, too. there is new reaction in the scathing i.g. report on james comey. we await more findings on the origins of the russia investigation. trey gowdy is our headliner today and we'll talk to him coming up next hour. and ask their boss later. [do you want breakfast or no?] free cancellations! [definitely breakfast.] how good is that? be a booker at billions of problems. dry mouth? parched mouth? cotton mouth? there's a therabreath for you. therabreath oral rinse and lozenges. help relieve dry mouth using natural enzymes to soothe and moisturize. so you can...
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venture capitalist adding a single passionate person could fund the entire program if you're rich enough you can do that. comes as nasa and a white house hash out plans for a multi-billion effort to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024. we'll watch that. 9:44 now. >> julie: the governor of texas signing eight executive orders hoping to help prevent mass shootings in the future. we all knew there were just two in the state last month. while the attacks in el paso and odessa killing 29 people and injuring dozens more prompting this legislation. let's bring in texas lieutenant governor dan patrick. you say you'll continue to work expeditiously with the legislature on laws to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and safeguarding the rights of law abiding texans. how do you plan on doing that? >> multi-level approach. first of all the governor had his executive orders.
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we want to be sure we do everything we can to identify potentially dangerous shooters before they commit their evil act. we have a list of the series of charges we'll begin hearing starting later this month in the texas senate and in the texas house to look at a variety of issues to focus on keeping the guns out of hands of people that are felons, people that have serious mental issues while protecting our second amendment rights. one of the ways we can do that, julie, that i believe and i'm a strong nra supporter and they are a strong supporter of mine but i believe they're wrong in not expanding background checks to stopping strangers from selling guns to strangers. we don't have all the details yet, julie, but it appears the midland shooter may have purchased his gun from a total stranger. we want to protect families selling to family and friends without background checks but about 10% to 15% of all guns bought in this country are bought stranger to stranger.
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they don't know who they are selling to. could be a felon or someone getting ready to rob a back or commit a mass act of violence. we have to stop the stranger to stranger sales. >> julie: other disturbing factor that came out of abbott's office. the el paso suspect's mother had alerted authorities weeks before his shooting rampage and the midland/odessa gunman had called local and federal authorities prior to that shooting. that is hard to swallow. it's an information gap basically for these repeated shootings. how will these new orders prevent mass shooters who should have been stopped in the first place? >> well, one of the things, julie, the governor wants to daond we want to do in the texas senate be sure we have the best fusion center in the country so that we have information that comes up from a call-in like the mother who called about the el paso shooter. she called into the police department but nothing was done with the lead when she called in. the governor's executive orders and laws we will pass will try
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to be sure we implement quickly with the executive orders and into law police must have a system of all of our police departments when they get a call like that they turn it into the suspicious activity center so that we can immediately follow up on that. so that's number one. we have to do. that call did not go through. in terms of the midland shooter he was someone who had called police a number of times. when he was fired from his job last saturday, not only did the person who fired him call 911, but so did the shooter call 911. and he had a lot of issues that will, i think, come out in the future of his past difficulties. but we have to identify these people and that's getting accurate information up to the right channels as quickly as we can and that's what the governor and i want to do and once we identify those people we have to be sure they can't get a gun. julie, over 3 million people have been stopped from getting firearms since background checks since 1994.
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a million are convicted felons trying to get a gun. they go stranger to stranger. i'll never sell my gun to a total stranger and neither should any law-abiding gun owner. >> julie: the president has acknowledged this. does washington get involved on gun legislation? mitch mcconnell says it will all depend on the president himself. i want you to listen to this. >> if the president is in favor of a number of things that he has discussed openly and publicly, and i know that if we pass it, it will become law. i'll put it on the floor. >> julie: all right. so will the president be one to back this? >> the president has asked for background checks going back to early august after the el paso shooting. the white house has continued to say they support that. again, julie, 80% of all people who buy guns in america go through a background check. 20% do not. of those family and friends should be allowed to still sell their guns to family and friends without a background check but the stranger to
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stranger sales according to statistics over 90% of all people in prison convicted of a gun crime purchased their gun from a stranger. there is no need for a stranger to sell another gun to a stranger. that's irresponsible and the nra needs to get behind that. that's where republican voters are and many republican legislators are and i believe it can pass congress. >> julie: i don't want you to go into black. lieutenant governor dan patrick, thank you for talking to us today. >> bill: nice to see you, sir. san francisco calls the nra a terrorist organization. you might not guess who is now taking on california's liberal city on that claim? our a-team takes that up in a moment. an american woman accused of trying to smuggle a newborn baby onto a flight. the serious charges she is now facing. wow! that's ensure max protein, with high protein and 1 gram sugar.
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>> julie: an airline mechanic is under arrest accused of trying to sabotage a plane set to take off from miami in july. according to the criminal complaint, the american airlines employee admitted he was frustrated by union contract negotiations and tampered with a navigation system to collect overtime. the plane was bound for the bahamas. the pilots noticed an error message before take-off and fortunately aborted that flight safely. the mechanic is due in federal court on monday. >> bill: ohio, a woman accused of smuggling a baby on a plane. they said the woman tried to board the flight back to michigan with a 6 day old infant boy. greg palkot watches the story from london. >> this is a very strange story out of the philippines, bill.
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43-year-old ohio native jennifer talbot now under arrest in manila for human trafficking. she had reportedly found a six day old baby boy online offered by a couple in southern philippines. she flew from the states but didn't have the right paperwork to get him back so yeah, she put him in an over the shoulder sling bag, hid him at the check-in and immigration counters, only took him out as she passed through the x-ray checks and stopped and found out at the delta counter just before she was getting on her flight back to the states. here is what one official said. >> there was an intention to conceal and sneak out the baby and that's why she was able to pass through the security. >> talbot reportedly said she just wanted to give the baby a name and a church blessing. she could face life in prison. the baby's parents are also being sought. they will face charges as well.
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bill, the airport officials in manila say for their part they will look at their procedures again and by the way, the baby is fine. back to you. >> bill: greg palkot on that story from london. don't hear that every day. hope the best for all of them involved from the philippines to ohio back to michigan. >> julie: it now makes you wonder do you check tickets at x-ray? at x-ray they aren't checking for tickets. they just check your luggage. whoever goes through they assume has a ticket. unbelievable. hurricane dorian making landfall this morning in north carolina. the carolinas hit with drenching rain, flooding and widespread power outages. a live report coming up next plus mayor bill deblasio defending himself last night on tucker carlson. >> how can you take an s.u.v. to the gym and back every day and say that you are really worried about climate change? i know it's a petty question.
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>> bill: 10:00 here in new york. fox news alert. good morning at home at work on mobile device. thank you for spending your time with us today. good morning, julie. hurricane dorian making
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landfall at cape hatteras, north carolina. marking its first direct hit on the u.s. main land. watching the storm since slamming into the bahamas a week and a half ago. welcome to a brand-new hour. i'm bill hemmer along with julie banderas. >> julie: unbelievable we're still talking about dorian. a category 1 dorian is unleashing torrential rains and hurricane-force winds still. forecasters warning of potentially life threatening storm surge and devastating flooding. >> bill: we'll talk to jonathan serry in a moment on the carolina coast and get you updated on the conditions of the storm. if you were hoping for it to move out to sea she is doing that right now. >> julie: finally. >> right by the carolinas in a quick fashion when you consider a hurricane of this size that was stationary for so long over the bahamas. here now we have more on that. >> people to millions of people
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in the country. it's unfortunate that we've seen really a lack of transparency in how the dnc is choosing which polls they would recognize as qualifiers versus not. >> bill: want to bring in the a-team. juan williams, co-host of the five. hello, juan. david asman anchor of bulls and bears and james freeman assistant editor of the "wall street journal" editorial page and fox news contributor. hello. we have pushback by some of the democratic candidates now on the debate drama. a couple of them aren't happy about the rules set up. i guess ultimately the dnc was going to win, right, james? >> yeah, the complaint is that some of the rules are a little arbitrary. they've set the bar saying you have to get a certain amount of donors and you've got to get a score in polls that we recognize whether national or state. it is arbitrary and there wasn't a lot of polling in august. i think it's a shame for viewers that they aren't
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getting the full debate we saw in the previous two rounds which i thought was enlightening. >> a little common sense from john delaney, too. sorry to see him good. james and i spoke with him on fox nation not long ago. he is one of the few businessmen, tom steyer another one on the far left. but john delaney i think is one of the very few moderates left in the campaign itself and since he is not going to be in it, i think we'll lose some common sense in the next debate. >> he is not registering in the polls but got bernie sanders to rewrite his healthcare plan pointing out all of the problems for union healthcare plans if bernie care comes into play. so i think some of that rich debate is not going to happen. >> bill: a lot of people don't know who these people are. john delaney former congressman from maryland. he brought the sense of moderation to the debates. you guys want to run around the far left stuff you'll lose is what he said.
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>> i love hearing republicans lament. why don't we have these no-name people in it. but i'm just saying, come on. -- i think julie said it rightly. this is transparent. we set the rules, we set the bar, here is the number of donors you must have. 130,000. hit 2% in three or four polls, right? and they didn't do it. so that's like saying the umpire, you know the strike business, i don't like it. can't we have more strikes? >> julie: i hate whiners. >> bill: i think the rnc went through the same thing in 2016 and there was a lot of pushback then and they figured it out. eventually the party is going to do what the party is going to do. >> that's true. i don't think this was a runover and that they were treated badly. john delaney is still in the race and gabbard and steier are
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still in the race. they're trying to meet the >> cnn's ratings yesterday. maybe it doesn't hurt him so much to not be in the next debate. >> they're trying to reach the criteria to get into the october debate and they still have a chance. it is not as if they have been pushed out of the contest. that hasn't occurred. we're simply talking about the criteria to get on the stage for the september debate. >> bill: climate change. the democrats want to make this point number one. it would appear from this past week. here is bill deblasio with tucker from last night. >> how can you take an s.u.v. to the gym and back every day and say that you are really worried about climate change? it is a chrysler pacifica. it's a hybrid electric, not an s.u.v. i go back to my neighborhood all the time. it is the way to me that i stay connected to people, that i'm able to have a routine that allows me to the 24/7 the best mayor i can be. >> bill: that's the quote that
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lives on. >> it is not only a pacifica. he doesn't go anywhere by himself. cars in front and behind time. every time he goes anywhere in new york he causes traffic jams. he causes pollution, he leaves a big carbon footprint. the hypocrisy of these guys is extraordinary. >> pacifica or any other model uses energy. you will be emitting some kind of co2 into the atmosphere. you mention how there wasn't a big turnout among viewers for this town hall. >> seven hours. >> marathon. >> i think that's a warning signal. you see it in polls. very few polls you can find where americans say this is my number one issue. they will often express concern. you can find a lot of majority readings for are you concerned about it. do you think something ought to be done. but then when you start asking
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okay, how much are you willing to spend, support drops very quickly. i think it's a reasonable skepticism among americans. they've seen the climate models change year-over-year. >> bill: older voters remember the 1970s. hannity made this point last night about climate change. >> 1974 take a look. "time" magazine wondering if another ice age is on the way. 1975, "newsweek" dedicating a massive report to the quote cooling world. now, of course, there was no ice age in the 90s. civilization didn't end. in fact the exact opposition. life expectancy increased. the standard of living around the globe especially here improved dramatically. >> bill: 1977, 1970. they were some brutal winters in ohio. you will never forget that. and you will never forget the
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pacifica. >> seems to me i want to speak to james's point about the polling. the polling i see indicates it's 80% of democrats who say they consider climate change to be a priority, to be a very critical issue for them. by the way, if you get down to younger voters, millennial voters both republicans and democrats indicate a high level of concern to polling. which strikes me is that you have a number of republicans who really don't seem to buy into this. i think it's 18 to 20% of republicans who say i don't see any problem. i don't see climate change as an issue. you have to remember these candidates are running for the democratic nomination and they are trying to appeal to their audience and especially to the energyized base of their party which is young voters. >> another thing that happened in the 70s was jimmy carter used some of the same language to try to get reelected saying that the energy crisis, which was the crisis then, which should have caused according to him all sorts of sacrifice on
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the part of americans was the moral equivalent of war. we are the only ones who can remember that but he failed. he lost. that's the point. they may be how long will they continue to play to the left of their party, the democrats running for president? eventually they have to appeal to a wider group of americans and it's always the case that whenever you try to say it's a moral equivalent of war you lose. >> bill: the trump team is trolling on the donald trump for president website you find this. trump trolls at work with the label liberal paper straws don't work and giving some options to buy a recyclable straw that you can use starting today. >> i think this is a good example. it is a campaign that merits a lot of skepticism. we have had this demand to get rid of plastic without any reasonable public debate about costs and benefits. there is a reason we use plastic for so much. it is very lightweight and
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strong and doesn't allow liquid to pass through it. it has a lot of uses that save a lot of lives and we benefit from. >> julie: i don't mean to cut you off. it is interesting to me when the president first came out and made fun of the liberals for their paper straws and now they're selling them on their website. the president is selling the paper straws now that say trump, right? >> bill: recyclable straws, not paper. >> julie: was making fun of liberals for coming out with paper straws. do you remember that? saying there is so much more plastic out there why are we worried about the little straws? that's a paraphrase. >> i think the president has been a tremendous success on his campaign website because it's basically -- the idea is democrats want to control you, they want to take away your straws and tell you not to eat meat and limit how much you drive and this is again republicans have no ideas. they have no -- president trump has done nothing. so here are people who are
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saying and speaking to, including a large number of republicans who say climate change is a real issue. we see an increase in the temperature of ocean waters, we see rising tides in terms of the big cities on the coast. and people are saying yeah, we should be doing something. the trump administration -- >> do you really think you'll help climate change if you don't eat meat? do you really believe that? i'm asking a question. >> it's one of the huge sources of co2 gases. i think it was andrew yang who said something about vegetarianism this endless cnn thing. but again it's not the point. the point is that you give people ideas. >> finished? >> no, you are. >> bill: love you, brother. speaking of san francisco, right? here we go. they came out and called the nra a terrorist organization.
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the "l. a. times" said the nra is many things but not a terrorist organization. inside the article it says the resolution may be good politics but irresponsible. it's not the business of a county board of supervisors to designate terror organization. this one is inappropriate that it could leave the impression there is a national security issue that has legal force. "washington post". mccarthyism pure and simple. >> i like when decent liberals call out hypocrisy on their own side. we're seeing more of that. these are columnists from the "l. a. times" and "washington post". individuals. you have whoopie goldberg calling out debra messing on this black list that she put together of anybody for trump is going to be excluded from parties or whatever in hollywood. it's again i've seen this before and again juan and i can remember back in the 70s and
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80s when the excesses of the far left were called out by people like joan baez and others. i think it's a good, healthy thing when people monitor their own group and call out the excess there. >> julie: the nra statement on san francisco. the ludicrous stunt by the board of supervisor distracts from the real problem in san francisco. drug abuse and skyrocketing petty crime to name a few. yeah, so there is your defense. what is your take on that? >> i think it's a total diversion by the nra. first of all this is the board of supervisors of san francisco. i would agree with david i don't think it's their place to call out terrorists and they have other things to do. they're free to do it if that's what they think they're serving their constituents by doing. the nra has refused to do anything and stopped president trump from doing anything even though last month the month of august we saw 38 americans
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slain, el paso, west texas, and, you know, to me this is when you think about especially places like dayton and el paso you say how can we as a country not do anything and background checks, closing loopholes for gun shows and private sales, assault weapons ban. we do nothing. >> julie: you don't think it's going too far to call it a terrorist organization. the nra is protecting citizens rights. >> even nra members think that we should do more in terms of background checks and closing these loopholes. i don't know who -- i think they're talking about nra, not nra members. >> you are talking about a policy dispute. i thought we had one of the decent liberals who would condemn this statement by the san francisco board. it is a slander. this is an organization defending a constitutional right. it has nothing to do with a terrorist organization. it is not just -- it's not the place of this local board to identify terrorists.
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this is not a terrorist group. >> bill: columnist words matter, few words that stigmatize a person faster than calling him or her a terrorist. >> george or well talked about the power of words and the way it is used by the dd when you confront -- you have to call it out. i start bark to where i began which is i'm happy to see there are decent liberals calling it out. i wish they would do so more regularly and more vociferously. it is a dangerous trend in our society. >> you'll ignore the nra stops us from doing anything? >> part of the problem and the reason that this board and others have this reckless approach making outrageous statements is they look at the nra and think it is some kind
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of bizarre special interest that has bought its way into the american political system. they don't understand it is representing a very large segment of the american people. not a small special interest, a very large group of americans who treasure this constitutional right. if the nra didn't exist tomorrow the constituent would be there. >> they would say to whatever group represented them let's do something about closing gun show loopholes and background checks. that's what most nra members think. >> it's a policy debate not calling someone a terrorist. >> bill: did you have anything, david? >> that's it. >> bill: you're worn out. >> david and i will go back to memories of the 70s. good to see you. >> thank you. >> julie: thank you guys. rescue and recovery efforts are currently underway in the bahamas. they continue as volunteer groups make their way there to
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>> everybody is in a state of shock right now. we lost everything. so right now it is in survival mode right now. >> there were on the shore and they saw a couple of bodies. >> how many bodies? >> plenty. we had to push the bodies out of the way. many, hundreds of bodies. >> bill: stories emerging here. some of the folks who survived. paradise is in ruins this morning. thousands said to be missing. 30 confirmed dead. that number expected to rise significantly. the sheer scope of the devastation coming into sharper focus. emergency crews reached the hardest-hit areas and so did
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the reporters including ellison barber live in nassau where a medical evacuation is about to get underway there. ellison. >> we just saw one of those helicopters and medical evacuation land in nassau. they took a couple people off. an area they can get some preliminary medical treatment and if needed moving them into an ambulance to take them for more care from this area. one woman came off with another older woman with her in a wheelchair saying they had no water, nothing. they had been trapped for days, these rescues most people are coming from grand bahama and abaco island. 70,000 people need immediate humanitarian relief in the bahamas. 30 are dead according to the government. but when we speak to people and make their way to safety in nassau it is hard to imagine that death toll number staying at 30. i spoke to one woman outside of our hotel this morning saying
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she was in her home with her husband and son when storm surge blew their front door open. they evacuated to the second floor. a tornado came and took off the roof of their husband. they huddled in a laundry room on the second floor until the storm forced them out. she started swimming and swimming until a stranger opened his door anded to them to come inside and storm surge went into that home. for 15 hours she huddled trying to protect herself from debris. when the water receded there was a body on the grass. they covered with a sheet until authorities could arrive. we're only beginning to hear how bad it is. >> bill: ellison barber, good to have you on the ground in nassau. >> julie: that's a small sample of the scene going on in the bahamas now. the coast guard is there doing what it can to help. another group on the ground is
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called americares. here is kate dichino. you are in connecticut and ship medical supplies and medical personnel. what's the demand like? >> that's correct. america's team in the bahamas is coordinating with local officials listening to the need and ready to respond with medicines, medical supplies, relief items and personnel to be able to work and support the health system. >> bill: so you will fly what there and how best can you assist now? >> today we have hygiene kits moving into the northern bahamas. right behind me you can see additional products. medicines, medical supplies, additional relief items that we always have at the ready. we never know when a disaster will happen so we're always prepared to be able to respond as quickly as possible and today these items behind me will be moved into florida to be able to quickly be moved
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again into the bahamas. >> julie: how do you get to abaco? it is completely gone. the airport is completely gone. and that's where normally they set up these staging areas where they gather the medical supplies and the food and all the necessities. how do you get it to abaco if there is no staging ground left? there is no ground, it is covered by rubble and debris. >> that's correct. logistics in the circumstances are incredibly difficult. major disasters as well as a set of islands makes it incredibly hard. the supplies coming in today are coming in by small planes via air. as we've done with the past with work in the philippines and our response in puerto rico we can mobilize charter planes and boats and even operate our own warehouse and logistics operations as needed. >> bill: what are you hearing from what is happening in the bahamas, specifically in abaco? what are the reports you're getting there with your team?
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>> we know search and rescue is a priority right now. very quickly medical needs are becoming the greatest issue. so we know that there is acute injuries from minor to major trauma. we have individuals who have lacerations, who were in their homes hit by debris and as they were moving to safety are continuing to get injured. we have medical teams on standby. this is something we're very good at doing. we've done it for many years and medical teams who can go and support the health system that is going to be overwhelmed and get into communities and remote areas to make sure that individuals who need medical care get it. >> julie: once they get there. so you have the medical personnel that you send there. where is it that they go? hospitals are under water as well. where do they go to assist all these injured people for those who survived this thing? >> coordination is one of the biggest keys in this response. so right now our teams are coordinating with local officials including the pan
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american health organization and through the coordination efforts we'll have direction as to where best our teams are needed. >> bill: kate, good luck. you need a lot of it. our best to you and your organization. >> julie: thank you. >> bill: in a moment there are new questions about securing our southern border after an illegal immigrant arrested in the shooting of a california sheriff deputy. details in a moment. >> julie: job numbers are out for august showing the unemployment rate holding at a near five-decade low of 3.7%. looks good. we'll break it down with money man charles payne. >> the economy is still strong. it is still the strongest economy in the world. and we are doing better under this president than we have in the previous eight years. ♪
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>> julie: we're now learning about the suspect at the center of an extensive high-speed chase.
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police now saying an illegal immigrant shot and wounded a sheriff's deputy on wednesday. christina coleman is live in los angeles with details. >> well, this man is accused of threatening to kill his wife's family and now accused of trying to kill a sheriff's sergeant on wednesday and in the country illegally. police went to a house where he was working on to arrest him for violating a restraining order when he shot at a sheriff sergeant hitting him in the vest and leg. herrera carjacked a pickup truck. he was in custody in january but deputies had to track him down this week. >> this person is not a legal citizen within the united states. we had him in our custody in january of this year. and because of the folks in sacramento limiting our ability to cooperate with ice, we could not turn him over.
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>> after herrera escape he led officers on a high speed chase reaching speeds of over 120 miles per hour and still shot at officers through the windshield of the stolen truck. they were still able to arrest him. >> bottom line is that our immigration policies need to be revamped because we'll continue to have more of this situation happen. we knew ahead of time this guy's potential for violence was there. >> this incident is similar to one that received national attention at the end of last year when california police officer was killed by an illegal immigrant with a criminal record. a three-day manhunt followed the shooting. the suspect remains behind bars and pled not guilty but many months away from trial. as for the sergeant shot on wednesday he suffered a minor injury and is expected to be okay. julie. >> julie: thank you very much, christina. fox news alert. >> jobs report is out.
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u.s. companies adding 130,000 jobs in august. unemployment rate holding steady 3.7% near the lowest level in five decades. here is charles payne host of making money fox business network. they expected more jobs. they were hoping for more jobs. this is the low end of that. >> yeah. that's the part of this, of course, that i don't like. you can quibble whether we're near what they call full employment or anything else. the more nuanced parts of this report were phenomenal. the thing i would like the most is participation. i want americans looking for jobs. i want americans to believe in the american dream. 571,000 people went back into the labor force last month. that is absolutely remarkable. and so wages, that's the second thing i want to see. i want to see people making more money. wages came in at 3.2%. significantly better than the consensus number. another month with over 3%
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year-over-year growths. the consumer has been carrying this economy. that should be able to continue. so on net i would give this a b overall number. by the way, there is a part of it called -- two surveys, establishment business house old. house olds and household survey 590,000 people got a job last month. i don't like to use it all the time because it's like cherry picking but larry kudlow is pointing to it and it is a significant number and some people believe it's a better indication for the future than others. >> julie: in the "new york times" it says trump isn't as bad for business. let's put it on the screen. here is a quote. the big complaint business have about trump's trade war isn't just that tariffs raise costs and prices while foreign retaliation is cutting off access to important markets, it is that businesses can't make plans when policies zigzag.
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they don't want to invest in anything on a global supply chain but that chain might unravel with trump's next tweet. >> paul gregman we should say, right? it's almost getting to the point of unfair to the american public. there is a report out from the federal reserve economists there saying that the talk, the media talk, newspaper articles that discuss trade uncertainty have added dramatically to uncertainty and his evidence is not there. we saw yesterday where banks for the last quarter did $62 billion in profits. an all-time record. we just saw consumer confidence, not sentiment, confidence, present condition we feel is more confident now than we have at any time since november of 2000. you look at the stock market, we're 2% off the all-time high. we talked about 571,000 americans. it is interesting for a liberal, democrat to come to
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the defense of business because i find it to be disingenuous. this is not about what businesses feel. too bad big business. any business that doesn't like this situation is too bad. when you spend 20 years shipping off american jobs and bringing back cheap plastic stuff in return you were part of the problem. the american people are doing very well and the american consumer is doing very well. i'm very bullish on america and it's a trade war. the only thing i would say about the piece to me i do agree, i don't like the tweets out of left field. i think that september 1st rate hike and the subsequent tweets and talk of ordering businesses around was a mistake. but the idea that businesses shouldn't have any skin in the game i think is a greater mistake. >> bill: sarah sanders working here now fox news contributor earlier today, first appearance in that role. watch. >> you have to make a decision at this point who do we want to lead the world? do we want it to be the united states or do we want it to be
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china? under this president i can assure you it is always going to be the united states. if we don't step up and stop the bad practices that we see happening with the chinese and the unfair trade, under the chinese government, then we're going the lose our country and we're going to lose a lot more american jobs. >> bill: the major headline. the chinese are coming to washington in october. trade talks continue. >> this is the last opportunity to fight this fight. if we don't change the way things are now in five years china will have so much more leverage on us we couldn't push back. >> julie: i don't think the president will give them any more leverage than they have. there will be pushback. >> bill: charles payne over there. >> julie: critics blasting james comey as a new report reveals he immediately shared details from a briefing for president-elect trump with the f.b.i.'s russia team. >> bill: house democrats
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gearing up for a new round of impeachment hearings. is nancy pelosi ready to get on board that train? trey gowdy reacts to that and more next. >> it is a very divisive thing to impeach a president but we have to balance that with the effort that we have to protect and defend the constitution of the united states. whoops. sorry. unlike ordinary diapers pampers is the first and only diaper that distributes wetness evenly into three extra absorb channels. they stay up to three times drier so babies can sleep soundly all night wishing you love, sleep and play pampers
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>> james comey had a personal vendetta. he believed his role in the f.b.i. was one that he was the ultimate arbiter of being judge and jury on anything that he did or did not like. >> only in washington, d.c. can you have 70 plus pages of bad news and expect an apology. the john durham and inspector general's report coming out will be more damming than this. >> bill: republican reaction last week. the fired f.b.i. director saying he was vindicated. want to bring in our headliner
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trey gowdy former south carolina congressman and fox news contributor. welcome back to our program today and good morning. how about an apology? what do you think of that? >> i don't think -- this is what you would be apologizing and who you would be apologizing to. someone who violated f.b.i. and d.o.j. policy and violated the terms of his employment agreement. denies the existence of an investigation. transmitted classified information and when the f.b.i. came to his house after he was fired had amnesia. oh, by the way, this is not the first time jim comey was dinged by the inspector general. he was dinged in the clinton investigation because comey plays by his own set of rules. he is 0-2. the two major investigations he had in 2016 violated almost everything you can think of except a criminal statute and that's the guy that wants you to apologize to him. >> julie: a tweet james comey
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wants an apology. d.o.j., ig found no evidence that comey or his attorneys released any classified information in any of the memos to members of the media. i don't need a public apology from those who defamed me but a quick message with a sorry we lied about you would be nice. he basically spied on the trump administration before and after they won the white house. who should be doing the apology here? >> well, i'm in a unique position. i never said he should be in jail. i've never said anyone should be in jail. that was my old job, not my new job. i don't him an apology. but go back. remember when president trump was criticized roundly because he said he wasn't sure he would share information if he gained it in the course of a campaign. he was criticized roundly for that. let's take a look at who he would have called in 2016. jim comey. if there is a bigger trump
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critic in the united states than jim comey i haven't met him. john brennan might be 1b. peter strzok, lisa page, jim baker and andy mccabe on indictment watch. that's who the president would have called in 2016. if he appears to be a little bit reluctant to trust the intelligence community and law enforcement, that's who he would have been dealing with in 2016. >> bill: two days ago ari fleischer was on our show talking with julie describing the january 2017 meeting in trump tower. this is transitional period now into a new presidency. the country has voted two months prior and fleischer characterized it this way. >> think what james comey was doing. instead of meeting a new president elect to begin a relationship and get to know one another, he began to treat the president-elect as if he were part of a crime, a witness to a potential crime and sought
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information. that's why he fed it back to the team. extraordinary on top of so many other things that show terrible, terrible judgment by james comey and his team. >> bill: my guess is that summarizes it for you. >> well, it does. i would add to this to what he said. i would love jim comey to say what was the evidentiary evidence for you believing it. at the end of which zero americans were indicted for colluding with russia after two year. you had a two year long f.b.i. investigation. you take your first opportunity to interview the soon to be leader of the free world and you are going to try to bolster an investigation that wound up leading to nothing. so jim comey, what was the basis for your believing that president trump or candidate trump colluded with russia? what is the evidentiary basis. some of us have been asking that question for two years and
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all we get is some oblique reference that george papadopoulos made in a bar. that's the whole reason we had a two-year long investigation. >> julie: that was the whole theme of the f.b.i.'s basis. they had no basis. they used the christopher steele memo -- dossier which turned out to be b.s. and that was their basis. so they were going knowingly on b.s. >> right. that was the basis in the fall. that was the fall of 2016. even before that, when they quote launched the russia investigation, it was based on a comment in a bar. that doesn't even get to the dossier which jim comey admitted in december of 2016 had never been corroborated. never been vetted and certainly wasn't verified. look, he -- if your goal in life is to avoid indictment, congratulations, jim comey, you did it. my goal in life is to have history say i was fair. history will not judge jim
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comey as a fair f.b.i. director. he is a partisan who delights in attacking the person that he still would be working for right now, julie. keep in mind if he hadn't been fired he would still be working for the person that he thinks is too unfit even for impeachment. >> bill: thank you for your time. congress comes back next week. do we get the i.g. report next week in its entirety? yes or no. >> the new one that horowitz is working on? >> bill: yeah. >> no. lindsey will get it before anybody else. i hear rumors, horowitz is good about keeping this stuff to himself. i doubt it's next week. >> julie: you are as in dark as the rest of it. >> we're supposed to be in the dark. we're supposed to be. >> bill: for now. thank you. >> right now. >> bill: have a great weekend. thanks. >> julie: new developments in the case of the missing connecticut mother of five. first her estranged husband was arrested for a second time. now we're learning his girlfriend has turned herself
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>> julie: new developments in the case of missing mother of five jennifer dulos. police arresting her estranged husband fotis and according to the arrest warrant his girlfriend has turned herself in and may have told police something vastly incriminating. let's bring in trial attorney heather hansen. she was his alibi. they were in the shower that morning. she is now saying in fact she woke up and he was gone. >> she has completely changed the story. important change. the attorney for dulos has come out and said he has this alibi. all of a sudden that alibi is gone. it is yet another drip in the bucket that is going to add up to a case ultimately of murder against dulos. >> bill: that's the main question you have. there hasn't been a charge of murder. >> a couple of reasons for that. number one, no statute of limitations on murder. the state has as long as they need to put the case they want
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to put together together. once they charge him, the numbers and time starts running to get it the trial. they want to make sure they have everything they need from an investigative standpoint to have the best case and try to get rid of any reasonable doubt. >> julie: the prosecution needs to have the case buttoned up. do you see any loopholes at this point that could potentially help the defense? >> a couple of loopholes. number one is we know the defense is going to say there is no body, no murder. the "new york post" is reporting today that the defendant here is going to say he thinks she is still alive. >> julie: you can get a conviction without a body. >> not only that a minor problem for the prosecution in the time frame. the time frame of the first car leaving the house, the car they believe was driven by the husband holding the body of the wife and then the time frame of the other car, the car that they now discovered parts of her dna in, the time frame there will be tight for the
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prosecutors to say everything they want to say happened in that time. it is not enough i don't think, julie, to make this case a difficult one for the prosecution. but they want to tie down everything they can. ument matly they would like to find the body not just for this case but remember we have the victim's family. >> bill: you believe the girlfriend is turning on him? >> absolutely. we've talked about this before we came on camera. we thought it would happen sooner. i've seen legal analysts come on with you guys and say this should and would happen. it finally seems it has. >> julie: i just have to say the mother of jennifer dulos is a friend of a close acquaintance of mine. they've known from the very beginning leading up to this that he was the guy. why hasn't it taken -- why has it taken so long for detectives to get to where we are today? >> we want things to be open and closed immediately and it takes so much time for thin vest gaition to make sure the investigation is gone well so you don't see something like an o.j. or casey anthony. the defense just hired the same
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will not go away. finally today hurricane dorian is making landfall in north carolina slamming the outer banks there. a destruction march up the east coast out to the ocean soon. brand-new hour starts now. i'm bill hemmer live in new york city. >> julie: i'm good. we're almost there. i'm julie banderas in for sandra smith this morning. dorian unleashing torrential rain and tornadoes still leaving more than 200,000 homes without power. the category 1 storm prompting north carolina to close early voting sites ahead of a special house election next week. governor roy cooper telling folks to hunker down instead. >> the danger right now is the rising storm surge of 4 to 7 feet and flash floods as the hurricane churns along the coast. flash flood emergencies have been issued for dare and hide counties and people are telling officials to get to the highest points in canary houses. >> bill: the effects of the
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storm will be felt throughout the weekend. the tar heel state still feeling it. we're live in north carolina. jeff, good morning. >> bill, if you hadn't been paying attention to the stories we've been doing lately you wouldn't have realized looking at our shot that there was a hurricane out there churning through the ocean several miles out to the east of us. just judging by what it looks like today, a picturesque day in north carolina but a few hours ago hurricane dorian was whipping through here. a lot of rain, strong winds and definitely some storm surge. further up the coast is where the concern remains in the outer banks there. the governor speaking a short time ago saying that area could still see some strong wind gusts, downed trees as well as storm surge. and flash flooding. he says that's an area that's always vulnerable and we'll likely have to have rescues
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there today after they assess the damages. >> this latest development shows that we cannot yet let our guard down. for the outer banks and northeastern north carolina, continue to shelter in a safe place. keep off the roads and stay alert. >> speaking of those roads. 70 roads right now here in north carolina are closed. they expect that number could get up to 120 as they start driving throughout the state especially in those coastal communities. we saw some flooding in the low dip spots as well as some tree limbs that were down in the road. power outages right now stand at 229,000 but they're hoping to get that number down as they get crews out and about in this state back on its feet. >> bill: jeff paul on the outer banks in north carolina. thank you. >> julie: the august jobs report showing the u.s. economy added 130,000 jobs last month.
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less than analysts expected, though. unemployment remaining at 3.7% for a third straight month. former white house press secretary sarah sanders now fox news contributor touting the numbers on "fox & friends" earlier today. >> at the end of the day there is no question that the president and his administration have turned the country around and put it on the right track and we're in a place where the economy is still strong. it is still the strongest economy in the world. and we are doing better under this president than we have in the previous eight years. >> julie: chief white house correspondent john roberts is live from the north lawn. hi, john. >> bill: good morning. the president in the tweet a short time ago agreeing with his former press secretary that the american economy is looking good even though this jobs report was a little disappointing. the president tweeting the economy is great. the only thing adding to uncertainty is the fake news. let's take another look at the numbers here.
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130,000 jobs created in august. that is lower than the 150,000 that were expected. that 130,000 number actually got there by virtue of the fact that the u.s. government hired 25,000 temporary workers in preparation for the census. the private sector creating 96,000 jobs. the lowest number since february. 11,000 jobs were lost in the retail sector. 11,000 jobs lost in the transportation sector. on the bright side, though, unemployment rate held steady at 3.7%. wage growth continued to increase. it was up .4% for the month for a yearly total of 3.2% and the labor force participation rate. the number of people in the country who are actually working, jumped up .2% to 63.2%. the democrats still critical of the overall performance of the economy by virtue of this jobs report. nancy pelosi the house speaker in a statement saying the
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august jobs report offers little comfort in an economy faltering under the trump administration's reckless agenda to undermine the well-being of the american people. the white house chief economic advisor larry kudlow saying that this was a strong jobs report though not a spectacular one. kudlow also reminding that the august jobs numbers typically come in low and then are revised upward. he also did find a bright spot in what's known as the household survey which found that in the month of august, 590,000 more people were working than in the month of july. listen to what kudlow said this morning. >> america is working. america is getting paid well. america is spending and saving and producing. so i think this is a dynamite report but you have to look under the hood. >> got to look under the hood for those other numbers. the president calling on the
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fed to lower interest rates to keep the economy going strong. the president has made no attempt to hide the fact he is not happy with fed chairman jay powell. thought he raised interest rates too high too fast. he wants to see the fed rate come down a full percentage point. not at all once but incremental decreases in the next few months. we'll see what the fed does. >> bill: we'll bring in chris wallace anchor of "fox news sunday". let's start with the jobs and the economic outlook out there. what is your sense right now politically as to how this number plays? >> i'm not sure i think it's a dynamite number like larry kudlow says. the truth where nancy pelosi is and larry kudlow is. a little disappointing particularly when you see it was projected at 150,000 or 160,000. it's 130,000.
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if you take away government employment it is under 100,000. it is generally being perceived by a lot of people a lot smarter than me when it comes to markets as an indication that the global slowdown and especially the continuing trade war between the u.s. and china is having an effect. it is not a disaster but it is an especially strong jobs report either. >> bill: sarah sanders earlier today is working with us now. have you heard? she is a fox news contributor. her first appearance right after the jobs number came out earlier today on "fox & friends." >> he has created over 5 million new jobs since becoming president. a lot of those were manufacturing jobs and let's not forget everybody said it couldn't be done. that manufacturing was dead in this country and it couldn't be revived. you needed a magic wand to do it. we found one in president trump and he has waved the magic wand. >> bill: numbers look pretty good at the moments.
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you don't know what happens in the next 14 months but a lot riding on that outcome. >> no question that the president in 2017 and 2018 had a very strong economy. the concern is whether it's weakening now. not near a recession. whether or not we may be headed for slower growth and lower employment. and if there is one thing about politics it is what have you done for me lately. yes, the president could well campaign on what he did and the stock market, jobs creation all of that. if we go into 2020 and appears it is slowing let alone the possibility of a recession, and i think that's less than likely, that will be something for democrats to talk about and something the president will have a slightly harder time selling than he has his performance over the last two years. >> bill: something we watch day-by-day and week-by-week in the closing months of the campaign. you saw the climate summit on
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cnn that went for seven hours? >> i'm proud to say i didn't watch a second of it. >> bill: i was on an airplane coming back from florida from that hurricane and i saw about two hours of it. i got a pretty good -- what else will i do, right, chris? the question is this, though. >> do they show movies on airplanes? >> bill: they do. watch that to catch up. elizabeth warren has a plan for $2 trillion and bernie sanders a plan for 16 trillion. how does that idea play in a general election in minnesota, wisconsin, michigan, ohio, pennsylvania? some of the ideas that were proposed just this week are pretty dramatic, chris. >> this will be the challenge. that's one -- you can talk -- we do talk at great length about all the problems president trump might potentially have. but in the end to quote joe biden, it is not a choice between him and the almighty.
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it is a choice between him and the alternative and none of these decratic candidates at this point look especially strong and particularly as you go to the people that are further to the left like sanders, like warren, who are talking about dramatic changes in healthcare, in climate change, in the economy with very, very big spending bills. you know, yes there are things that the democrats will be able to hit the president on. there are things the president will be able to hit them on and you can be sure that especially if the nominee is somebody like let's say elizabeth warren, he is going to call her a socialist and say she will bankrupt you and all her of her plans will cost you your job particularly in an industry that greenhouse gas emissions. it will be a tough issue. the moderates like joe biden and amy klobuchar talk about the green new deal as
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aspirational and not sign onto all the details. >> bill: howard schultz drew out and leaving the race entirely. tom steyer is still in the race. a lot of criticism for the dnc with the round of debates next week. 10 on stage next week, chris. my impression is that every debate they've had has sent the race into a different direction. in all likelihood probably each debate with each passing debate has sharpened the focus for the democratic field. my guess is next week will do something similar to that. >> yes and no. i certainly agree we have had a reaction after each set of debates. on the other hand, you know, after that immediate reaction it seems to bounce back to the kind of normal in the sense that joe biden -- i'm frankly surprised given all the negative press he has gotten on all his misstatements, gaffes, shaky performances on the debate stage. he still maintains a lead.
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after that first debate and kamala harris going after him, there was a kind of -- she rose, he fell and then it kind of reset. he is up in the national level at 30%. closer in iowa and much closer in new hampshire. he is the frontrunner until he isn't. >> bill: i agree with you on biden. things changed for pete buttigieg over the summer and things changed for kamala harris the second time around. >> i agree. at this point it is a three-person race, not a five-person race. warren, sanders, biden the frontrunner. at this point you're right. kamala harris and pete buttigieg in single digits. >> bill: see you on sunday. former south carolina congressman mark sandford a republican challenging president trump will join chris wallace talking about his potential run. check out chris on sunday. here is julie. >> julie: security scare at a
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major airport. american airlines mechanic arrested and charged with sabotaging a passenger en jet. >> bill: a lung disease linked to vaping blamed for a second death in the u.s. alex azar is here to weigh in on the plan next. >> it's an enormous problem whether thc in cannabis shop you buy like the man in oregon or regular e-cigarettes that you get in a regular convenience store. all of this is unhealthy. are you a veteran, own a home, and need cash?
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>> bill: the air force launching an investigation after a jet on a train mission fired a rocket into the arizona desert. no damage or injuries. it gives off-white smoke to mark targets on the ground. >> julie: fox news alert. american airlines mechanic is arrested accused of trying to sabotage a passenger jet. the plane was about to take off from miami in july when the pilots noticed something was wrong. lauren green joins us on set. >> the suspect is a veteran mechanic with american airlines. according to court documents told investigators, federal investigators he tampered with the plane because he was angry over stalled union talks. the man was arrested and charged yesterday of disabling the navigation system on an
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american airlines flight headed to the bahamas with 150 passengers and crew on board. it happened in mid-july at miami international airport. as the pilots approached the runway and powered up the engines for take off an error alert button to the so-called air data module lit up. the flight was aborted. inspection revealed tampering. surveillance video helped investigators identify the man as the culprit. court documents say the footage captures what appears to be the sabotage of a target aircraft at concourse d gate 49. the driver depicted in the footage appears to be male with a light complexion with a noticeable limp to his walk. the man is charged with willfully damaging, destroying, disabling or wrecking an aircraft. american airlines has been in a bitter dispute with the union that represents its more than 12,000 mechanics. at one time accusing them of a work slowdown. the man has been an am an
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airlines employee since 1988 and is suspended. a statement to fox news the airline said at american we have an unwavering commitment to our customers and team members and taking this matter very seriously. the man is set to make his first appearance in miami federal court this afternoon. according to documents he said he didn't intend to cause harm to anyone and that the stalled union talks had affected him financially. julie. >> julie: thank you very much. >> bill: a major announcement this morning. states making a move to investigate america's tech giants. how it could affect users of google, facebook and others, roe khanna represents the silicon valley and we'll talk to him. >> julie: the crisis touching lives across the country. trump administration unveiling a plan to deal with the opioid epidemic. health and human services secretary alex azar is here next. >> president trump: any administration is focused on
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>> bill: from hong kong now. police firing rubber bullets and tear gas at protestors during friday's rush hour. protestors blocked traffic and demanding footage closed caption television footage of violence between police and anti-government protestors. a spokesman says that only authorized people can see the video but they'll hold onto it for a period of three years. >> julie: all right. new york's attorney general leading a coalition of states in an antitrust investigation of facebook. listen to this as the "wall street journal" reports the
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texas a.g. will lead a separate investigation into google. that's expected to be announced next week. my next guest represents a district in the heart of silicon valley democratic congressman from california ro khanna. thank you for making it on the show today. the new york attorney general and the facebook review is citing concerns over control of personal data. our personal data, anybody pretty much is on facebook. talk about the effort to examine the impact of google on digital advertising markets. >> well, i think we absolutely need an internet bill of rights. consumers need to know what is happening to our data. we need to be able to consent when our data is transferred. there needs to be federal standards for safeguarding consumers and i think we need to pass that on a bipartisan basis. now, i do believe that the companies need to be held accountable to the legal
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standards already there but we need stronger leader standards that congress needs to pass. >> julie: the new york attorney general put out a statement on her facebook investigation. it reads like this. even the largest social media platform in the world must follow the law and respect consumers. we will use every investigative tool at our disposal to determine whether facebook's actions may have endangered consumer data, reduced the quality of consumers' choices or increased the price of advertising. facebook is so powerful that facebook, google, all these companies have too much power. the question is how do you take some of that power away or should you? >> well, i think what we have to look at is what is in the consumer's interest. that is ultimately what privacy and antitrust law has to be. we need well-crafted regulations to make sure that consumer privacy is protected. that we need to make sure that facebook isn't being anti-competitive. that they aren't charging prices that are too high of
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small businesses or other advertisers. but it is important to keep in mind that we also need these tech companies to succeed. our competition is china, and others, i want america to lead in artificial intelligence and quantum computing. i don't want america to lose out to china. we need to have a balance. thoughtful regulation but also an economy that is innovative. >> julie: i have to give you the other side. facebook put out a statement. people have multiple choices for every one of the services that we provide. we understand that if we stop innovating people can easily leave our platform. this underscores the competition we face not only in the u.s. but around the globe. we'll work constructively with state attorneys general and we welcome a conversation with policymakers about the competitive environment which we operate. is facebook being forthright? >> they have increasingly been
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forthright and i believe people like sheryl sandberg there want to help craft privacy regulation and want to understand how they can comply with antitrust regulation. obviously they made mistakes in the past and they've acknowledged those mistakes such as the cambridge analytica scandal. it is time to come together to hold the companies to account but also realize technology is one of america's comparative advantages and we want to continue to lead the world in that. >> julie: before i let you go i'll switch gears a bit here and talk politics for a second. bernie sanders, you are the campaign co-chair. have to ask you what is his strategy? will he continue spending time to go after his rivals or trump in the debate stage or another strategy? what will it be ?ao >> he feels very confident in how his campaign the going. he is rising. he is gaining ground over the vice president. i think he will highlight the
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core message, which is that he believes the challenge of our time is the income inequality, rural america and the heartland that has been left out and he has an economic plan that will create jobs and provide education and healthcare to people. i believe that message is resonating and he is going to stick to that message. >> julie: congressman ro khanna, thank you and good to see you. >> bill: 11:28 in new york. second death now linked to e-cigarettes. could vaping be hazardous as tobacco to your health? the health and human services secretary is alex azar and he has his assessment and we'll get it from his next. >> julie: the owner of the dive boat where 34 people perished is now finally speaking out after the tragedy. he answers questions about what potentially caused the tragic fire next. >> the information that has
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fully engulfed. they can't get down from the top in from the back doorway or from the front windows. the passengers who are below that black line are all sleeping below. they can't get up, either, because of the fire. take a look at this ntsb video shows you why. see the small piece of wood? that's the cover for the only emergency hatch. see the full-sized guy? struggles to get out of that hole. it is pitch black. officials try to go down the main staircase. it is so steep one goes down backwards. they believe the fire started on the second floor in an area where passengers charged cell phones and cameras. crew never saw a passenger, never heard a smoke alarm. >> they had went to the double doors of the galley to try to get in to get to the passengers but it was engulfed in flames at that time. there is a lot of wiring and electrical systems. there may have been and we don't know this yet.
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there may have been gear charging. >> the boat's owner said in a court filing he owes the families nothing and yesterday he defended the crew. >> the crew was located in a different part of the vessel and the flames reached up to that part it already engulfed down below decks. and they had no choice but to evacuate the boat. >> out on the water divers have a val salvage plan to raise the boat. it will depend on the weather as to when and how they bring the boat out. now this is going into court. >> bill: 11:35 in new york. e-cigarette use blamed for a second death in the u.s. back with me today health and human services secretary alex azar. good morning to you. we're in the early stages of this product. what do you think you
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understand about the health impacts of this? >> well, first on the investigation to the over 215 cases of lung injury coming out of vaping and e-cigarette use we're working closely with the cdc and local public health officials and do the research and case files on the individuals involved. my warning to people would be first don't vape. secondly, if you are going to vape do not change the product. many involved thc modifications to get the product intox indicates for marijuana in the product. please be very careful. it can be extremely dangerous. overall -- >> bill: can you say whether or not vaping is as dangerous as nicotine in cigarettes or is it below that or what does the data tell you right now, mr. secretary? >> the data that we have is you are better off vaping than
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being addicted to combustible tobacco but we cannot allow a whole generation of children to become addicted to nicotine and vaping as a gateway to a life long addiction of nicotine and the health hazards that come from that. president trump and i are deeply committed to this and we're not going to stop on this. we'll use every regulatory and enforcement power we have. we've been doing so and gone after manufacturerers who have marketed their products to children and gone after products that are looking like kool-aid or other kid products that have nicotine delivery devices and working to reduce the availability of flavored vaping products. this epidemic will stop. >> bill: on screen in 2018, 3.262 million middle and high school students and 6.9 million adults who use tobacco products
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used e-cigarettes. vitamin e chemical is a key focus. how come? >> so new york state's health commissioner who used to work here discussed this vitamin e acetate, may be an additive to some of the products. we're still conducting research. it is premature to conclusively determine that any particular chemical is the cause of the outbreak we're seeing. let's let the facts and the evidence come to the conclusion. >> bill: the president said the following about trying to keep young people away from this destructive drug. >> president trump: to break the cycle of addiction we must prevent young americans from trying drugs in the first place. for this reason we launched a nationwide public ad campaign to educate young people of the dangers of misusing prescription opioids. this campaign has already reached 58% of young adults. >> bill: he went on to talk to
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opioids and the source in china. you launched a $2 billion program to fight opioid addictions in particular states. tell me about that. >> president trump announced money going to states and local alts to continue to make progress against the opioid crisis. we're seeing results. we've seen a 5% decrease in overdose deaths in 2018. the first decrease in two decades. 2% decrease in opioid deaths. the first decline we've seen in recent times. we have more individuals now 38% more people on medication-assisted treatment. the gold standard for opioid treatment and recovery. 38% increase since president trump took office. so deep dedication. >> bill: are we winning, getting better? what's the category for our progress? >> we won't get out overnight. it will be a long struggle but we're making progress. i'll cross every metric it is
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getting better. opioids deaths are down. overdoses down. opioid reversing drugs are 38% insince president taking office. legal op oids. 31% decrease since the president took office. we're making progress. it is a bipartisan effort. we're working so closely federal, state, local teams together. but it will be a long, long road. >> bill: what a scourge. finally on dorian you've declared a public health emergency in north carolina. how come? what's happening there? >> our thoughts and prayers to the people of the bahamas and the tremendous devastation there and we stand by to help. the state department and us to help the people of the bahamas. we were ready for puerto rico and florida and south carolina and georgia and north carolina.
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we pre-deployed medical products and worked with states to identify patients needing electricity for their medical needs. the states have been able to deal with it. still hitting north carolina there. a category 1 but the storm surge is operating more like a category 4. quite a dangerous event. these states so far have had in well in hand and we've been there under the president's direction to be their backup and support so they know we're there. >> bill: thank you mr. secretary for coming back here. a lot to cover there. hope you come back soon. we'll get to more. thank you, mr. secretary for being here today. julie. >> julie: we continue to monitor dorian. now over north carolina's outer banks but next we'll speak to a coast guard commander about the hazards out there right now so stay tuned.
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zimbabwe mugabe is dead at the age of 95. he rose to power in 1980. that year the country won independence from white minority rule. his tenure was marked -- a military intervention two years ago forced him to resign. >> julie: hurricane doryain makes landfall on north carolina's outer banks as a category 1 storm. it packed dangerous storm surge as the storm makes its way up the coast. coast guard rear admiral keith smith overseas the states from carolina to new jersey. thank you for talking about this one. hurricane and storm surge are warnings that have been posted along the north carolina coast. warnings that have been posted along the florida coast before it bypassed and headed to sea. what should people along the u.s. eastern seaboard be prepared for this weekend in
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particular? >> well, right now the storm surge is hitting north carolina. it is coming up virginia coast right now and we're experiencing some very high influences of the tidal surge now. the worst right now is in north carolina and come up to virginia. that will continue to go up. north carolina has experienced the worst as the storm passes right now. >> julie: the health and human services secretary we just had on the program declared a public health emergency in north carolina. what are the biggest health concerns? >> i really can't speak to that. what i can tell you now the coast guard our focus now is putting our resources in position to respond to people in distress. we're trying to get the helicopters and air crews ready to respond to people in distress. that's our biggest focus now to make sure the coast guard is ready to respond. we're focused on getting ready to respond as the storm passes over north carolina and into virginia. >> julie: a tropical storm warning has been issued for
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parts of southeast massachusetts just to go to show how far stretching, far reaching dorian is. it could also strike atlantic canada as a hurricane this weekend. as a hurricane still. with more of the effects of dorian you are going to have more power outages. north carolina has over 220,000 people without power right now. how does the coast guard operate when they've got such massive power outages? >> we've been watching the storm come up the coast and working with our partners is the primary, federal, state and local partners, we work with them trying to make sure we're as ready as possible to make sure we deal with that. the power outages, those are critical issues we have to deal with. working with our partners making sure we're ready to respond. this has been a very difficult storm to deal with. >> julie: i commend you an those in the coast guard. my sister was in the coast guard. >> bill: good stuff. be good out there.
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"outnumbered" is coming up next. melissa francis preview. hello to you. >> good morning, bill. new yorkers keep dousing police officers even at the scene of an apartment fire. now it is not just water. what is driving this disturbing trend? naming and shaming trump supporters becoming a nationwide trend spreading far beyond hollywood and washington to connecticut pizza parlors and pittsburgh businesses. could it threaten people's livelihoods? all that plus #oneluckyguy. "outnumbered" top of the hour. >> bill: the race for the cure is on. this weekend marks the annual event to raise money for breast cancer research, a cause that means a whole lot to the fox family and we'll tell you why coming up next. ♪ did you know you can save money
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>> bill: this sunday marks the annual race for the cure bringing awareness and raising money to fight breast cancer. in a recent piece in an article gerri willis talks about her battle with the disease. i thought my cancer journey was over but i was wrong. she is with us now. >> good to see you. >> bill: central park is the big race. tell me what happened to you recently. >> so i had a regular old-fashioned smear and i had pre-cancers cells on my cervix. i thought i was done with cancer. hearing those words and hearing the doctor tell me that brought back all that fear, all that anxiety, the worry that i had the first time around with breast cancer.
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it was concerning. >> bill: the first time you were diagnosed was how long ago? >> three years. >> bill: you go back and you are told that you could have pre-cancerous cells again. you beat it, right? >> we took them out and got rid of them and i'm fine. i am a-okay. this is not breast cancer. >> bill: you are still living with this. the c word comes back to probably haunt you again. >> so i'm not going to lie to you. i was scared and i went through all the emotions i went through with my original diagnosis. worried, scared, anxious. people out in your audience know all about it because i hear for them all the time. they're supportive and wonderful to me. i ended up doing the same thing i did the first time around. pedal to the metal. let's do everything we need to do to get rid of it. i have no pre-cancerous cervical cancer cells and we're
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moving forward. >> bill: you feel okay. do you have a sense of doubt for what the future holds? when you beat it once and it comes back, it must be on your mind. >> it is on my mind. it is something i think about. but you can't live there. i know people who live there. i talk to people who say gerri i wake up wondering when it is coming back. that's no way to live. if you are like that you'll be depressed and anxious all the time. i simply choose not to do that. >> bill: i love the attitude. you write what we fight is not just the lack of public funding for mammograms and treatments but also a natural inclination among some women myself included to put ourselves at the bottom of the list, ignore the early warning signs and skip early diagnosis and treatment. that was you? >> that was me. i put off a mammogram forever and when i finally went it was clear six months later here
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comes stage three cancer and i just was completely unprepared for that. it had never happened to me before. we don't have a ton of cancer in my family. certainly not breast cancer. for three months and i was deep into treatment before i finally anticipated that diagnosis. i was just like well, i'll see what the doctor says and it will be over. you can't do that. you've really got to fight. >> bill: really important message. how can people help and donate? >> join us in central park on sunday in new york city. if you aren't go to we need your support. we love you. thank you for your support. >> bill: we have some -- >> thank you, sir, love you. >> sandra will be a team captain out there. >> she is huge. >> bill: she might win. >> she will win. i'm not messing with her. >> you look great, by the way.
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♪ >> julie: we've been looking at that picture just saying, "loch ness monster." have researchers discovered what that is? northern scotland researchers using a new technique to analyze dna in the giant lake where nessie supposedly lives, that creature in the famous photo may actually be -- wait for it -- an evil. >> there is large amounts of yield dna. every single sample pretty much ideal.
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the sheer volume of it was a bit of a surprise. now, is it possible that what people are seeing -- well, mayb. speech scientists quick to point out that more work needs to be done. for now, the monster remains a mystery. what say you? eel, or loch ness monster? >> bill: i think it's a big deal! "newsroom news vault" now. on this day back in 1995, cal ripken jr. became baseball's ultimate iron man, playing his 31st game consecutively in major league baseball. broken lou gehrig's record. he would go on to play more than 400 consecutive games before ending the streak when he pulled himself out of the game voluntarily. how about that? >> julie: excellent athlete. >> bill: how did your day go? >> julie: not bad! it's 12:00, that means it's time for "newsroom news vault" five take it away. >> melissa: fox news alert , the white house reaching across the aisle as washington
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braces for a contentious debate on gun control set to begin next week. this is "outnumbered" and i'm melissa francis. here today, my partner, harris faulkner. happy friday. fox news contributor, jessica tarlov. fox news contributor, lisa boothe. joining us on the couch, executive vice president and chair of business and finance at king's college in new york city, brian brenberg. and he is "outnumbered." are you ready for us to make >> brian: i am ready! so glad to be here. there's a lot to talk about! >> melissa: let's do it! "the wall street journal" rt


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