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new revelations from the fbi is calling a terror suspect. what they're saying about his ties to al qaeda. is criticism of president obama rooted in racism? some people said yes, including former president jimmy carter. but now president obama himself is talking about the whole thing. authorities in washington state are racing to catch a criminally insane killer who escaped. how he got away and what officials are doing to capture him? >> hi, i'm natascha curry. it's saturday.
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thanks for spending your saturday here with hln. the 24-year-old afghan national this week was arrested following raids in new york and denver. sources tell cnn the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation center like a large railway or subway station. the attack was going to be carried out in the new york area where there are large crowds and where nonairport security screening is lax. >> this case may be different. it doesn't seem to be informant driven, more by telephone intercepts. that may mick this case more real. another unusual thing is the allegation of the direct tie to al qaeda. many of the cases in the united states we've seen don't have that tie. and another thing that's unusual about this case is this is an afghan. there are few afghan members of al qaeda. this is the first afghan
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national who's accuse of this kind of tie in the united states. >> sources tell cnn that zazi had a video of new york's grand central terminal as well as shops and restaurants that see an average of a half million visitors per day. germany raised the threat level because of a new threat from al qaeda. germany is increasing security measures, especially at airports and train stations. it says a new video released by al qaeda yesterday suggests the group will hit germany if upcoming elections don't go the way it wants. some want to pull german troops out of afghanistan. the video didn't say which political party should win, but, the video says, quote, if the german people decide to continue this war, they seal their fate. authorities searching the property of phillip and nancy garrido today found another bone, but right now they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the back yard for the possible clues
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in the disappearance of two other girls who vanish in the late '80s. they had no evidence tieing the garridos to the other disappearances but they say the garridos can't be eliminated as suspects. the couple is charged with kidnapping jacee dugard 18 years ago. some people have been very vocal in their criticism of president obama's plan to reform the health care system. jimmy carter thinks some of the criticism is based on racism -- or is it a matter of free speech. mr. obama himself is trying to answer that very question. >> the president could no longer avoid talking about it -- race, it came up in interview after interview, this one with cnn's john king. >> are there people out there who don't like me because of race? i'm sure there are. that's not the overriding issue here. i think there are people who are
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anti-government. i think there are -- there's been a long-standing debate in this country that is usually that much more fierce during times of transition. or when presidents are trying to bring about big changes. the things said about fdr similar to the things they said about me. he was a communist, a socialist. things that were said about ronald reagan when he was trying to reverse some of the new deal programs. you know, were pretty vicious as well. >> on abc, mr. obama pointing out that strong views on race don't always hurt him politically. >> are there some people who don't like me because of my race? i'm sure there are. are there some people who vote for me only because of my race. there are probably some of those too. >> the message much the same on cbs and nbc too. the territory the press secretary has already covered. >> we all have to check our emotions despite the depth of
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our beliefs. that ke with have these kinds of debate debates, important political debates without doing so in a way that makes anybody feel uncomfortable. >> that was one side of the story. on the other side, one of the guys whose own conduct helped ramp up the debate was back home in south carolina holding his first news conference since he shouted out -- "you lie" at president obama. >> let's close the book on last week. >> was race a factor in congressman joe wilson's outburst? >> i officially very much -- president barack obama has indicated this is not correct. >> also talking about how awful it's been, even though he's gotten well over $1 million in political contributions, he's also become a target. >> it was speaking the wrong place, wrong time. >> asserting he had it to do over again, he wouldn't. sending a message to the folks back home he's not a ruffian.
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>> i grew up in the holy city of charleston, the south of roy. it's the center of civility in a civil state. so i truly support civility. >> wilson answered only a few questions before choking up and heading for the door. >> that is my life. supporting the people of south carolina. >> leaving behind the question of whether he and his party can move past the distraction and back to health care reform. joe johns, cnn, washington. the man considered a godfather of american neoconservatism has died. he passed away at the age of 89 after complications from lung cancer. irving kristol started as a liberal and switched to conservatism. he's the leader of the conservative movement. he worked in think tanks and received the presidential medal of freedom. check out the video out of
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mexico city. people are in a crowded subway station here. this is yesterday. shots suddenly rang out. you can see people scatter. trouble started when the police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a man shot and killed two law enforcement officials. you can see the alleged gunman firing shots. but then the alleged gunman takes cover on the train and keeps on shooting. police arrested him several minutes later. five people were wound in the shooting. a powerful earthquake rattled parts of indonesia today. the magnitude is .4 quake near the resort island of bali. seven people were injured. the people running in to the streets for safety. earlier this month, another earthquake trigger add massi i e landslide that killed 65 people and injured hundreds more. government lawyers are trying to stop a controversial book project. on-line search engine google and the authors guild have an
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agreement. google will scan massive libraries of books and place them on-line. but the justice department says the agreement poses class action, copyright, and antitrust concerns. the justice department wants to see a settlement and it's urging both sides to continue to negotiate. the government said if proper changes are made, the potential could be an important benefit for society. check this out, people living in atlanta suburb are trying to figure out what to do about this massive sink hole. the hole is 25 feet long threatening several homes. it opened up thursday after several days of heavy rain, it's taken out part of the sidewalk, curb, and street. the hole is in a private development so the cost of fixing it will fall to the home owners association. a big football weekend. how does it look in the deep south? are people going to get drench?
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oh. >> you know how the sec goes, they fight for every football game across the deep south. the rainfall will continue. the area of low pressure has been in place for quite sometime. to give you some idea as it taps the moisture from the gulf, we have seen already about eight inches of rabefall around nashville, tennessee where typically for this time of the month, we should see about two inches. their ground is saturated. to the northern tier, their temperatures are going to be warm. in some cases, it will be high. what do we mean by heavy rainfall? northern sections of alabama where you can see some of the purple-shaded areas, between 6 and 8 additional inches of rain as we go to the next 48 hours. but all across the deep south, we've seen various flooding situations and in memphis, they had to evacuate a day care. no injury there is, but the flooding was affecting the building. i'm cnn meteorologist karen mcguiness. that's a look at your forecast.
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gecko vo: second rule: "don't steal a coworker's egg salad, 'specially if it's marked "the gecko." come on people. a massive water main break flooded large parts of a neighborhood in baltimore. rushing water submerged cars and sent water into several homes yesterday. check it out. it collapsed a road and knocked out power to 1,000 homes. people in the neighborhood seemed to take it all in stride. >> my husband did take a joke. he said get a forsale sign on the house. people can have waterfront property. >> it took two hours to get the water shut off. the water main break is part of
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a larger issue with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdies. but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom howe caught a unique problem with the back yard putting green. check it out here. a hairless fox has taken to stealing the golf balls from his putting green and he has the video to prove it. look at him. cute little guy. he's not sure why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> we'll give him a little time. >> this little fox has an obsession with golf -- with golf balls. >> he estimates that the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls. it is the middle of september. you know what that means. it's nearly the holiday season here when many of us overspend our budget. clark howard has a few holiday
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strategies that will help you give more but spend less. okay. you may think that i don't have a calendar in my head. but i know that it's not christmastime. why would i talk to you about christmas already? well, because you got to plan for christmas. most people don't think about what they can afford to spend at christmastime and don't really make the list, check who's been naughty or nice, reduce the number of people you're going to give to, keep it within a budget. i want you to be nice to your wallet, nice to yourself. now, i want you to start preparing for how you're going to pay for stuff for christmas. if you're unemployed or underemployed right now, maybe you use the next few months to make stuff for people or do something special for people on your christmas list instead of feeling that the answer, the only one for you is to spend money on them. don't spend what you don't have.
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i'm clark howard for more ways i want you to take control, go to cnn.com/clarkhoward. and you can get much more advice from clark today at noon. clark will help you save more, spend less, and avoid getting ripped off. president obama has decided to scrap a proposed missile shield in europe. critics say he was bowing to outside pressure. but one member of his administration says don't believe it. it was a perfect fit. find out more at aflac!... ...forbusiness.com stay any 2, 3, or 4 nights between september 13th and november 22nd, and you can earn double, triple, or even quadruple points when you pay with your mastercard card. triple-a members can get even more. better values, best western. for details, visit bestwestern.com. over health care reform, aarp has chosen a side-- yours.
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. president obama is now under fire for scrapping a planned missile defense system in eastern europe. he's replacing the system with a smaller one. but critics say, he's caving in to pressure from russia. as jill dougherty reports, secretary of state hillary clinton is trying to make it clear exactly what was behind the decision. >> reporter: hillary clinton fires back at critics who charge president barack obama caved in to russia and shelved the bush-era missile defense system. >> this decision was not about russia. >> but in moscow, vladimir putin praises mr. obama for a right and brave decision. "the washington post" says the president's move brings smiles to russia. t"the washington times" says hi
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own new system veer mrs. in line with russia. wrong says the secretary of state. >> it was about iran and the threat that its ballistic missile program poses. and because of this position, we believe we will be in a far stronger position to deal with that threat and to do so with technology that works. >> reporter: missile defense is not dead, says hillary clinton. >> we are not, quote, shelving missile defense. we are deploying missile defense sooner than the bush administration planned to do so. and we are deploying a more comprehensive system. >> reporter: what about poland and the czech republic? the two-countries where the system was supposed to be built? a polish tabloid blares the u.s. sold us to russia and stabbed us in the back. >> we would never, never walk away from our allies. >> reporter: to critics who
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claim mr. obama's decision puts america's position to risk, hillary clinton says think again. >> no mistake, if you support missile defense as i did as a senator for eight years, then this is a stronger and smarter approach than the previous program. >> reporter: secretary clinton was asked whether russia might harden its line on iran as a result of mr. obama's decision on missile defense. but she side stepped that question. jill dougherty, cnn, the state department. i'm larry smith. nba training camp is about to start, but lebron james won't just be on a court, a new book, a new feature film, and soon, a new movie for king james. the 24-year-old nba most valuable player had them signed up for a signed copy of his new book just hitting the shelves. the cleveland cavalier star trying his acting abilities at snl has signed on to do a comedy next summer and next month a
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feature detailing his high school state's run to the state championship is released. the league is moving on after these guys -- the regular refs, rejected their final contract offer. the old deal expired earlier this month. the cost of two pounds of flesh? how about $600,000. floyd mayweather jr. weigh in at 146 pounds for his fight tonight versus juan manuel marquez. the contract called for both to come in at 144 pounds. according to reports, may weather will have to paymar kwez a penalty of $300,000 for each additional pound. great, huh. watch this -- this is out in utah. $1 million hole in one tournament. they created a hole right there in the driving range. 150 yards away. this is jason hargan. his shot, gold, and for $1 million. and look at him. he almost didn't play in the
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tournament because of the rain. used his brother's clubs. he gets the $1 million prize. so jealous. that's sports. the man considered the godfather of american neoconservatism has died. irving kristol passed away at the age of 89 after complications of lung cancer. he started as a liberal and later switched to conservatism. he became the leader of the intellectual movement. he worked in think tanks in publications and received the presidential medal of freedom. everybody wants to save more and spend less. we have just the guy to help you. join clark howard at noon eastern. he's going to show you ways to save more, spend less, and avoid getting ripped off. the clark howard show noon eastern here on hln. cops single out a car
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there are new revelations about a man the fbi calling a terror suspect. what the agency is saying about najibullah zazi's ties to al qaeda. is criticism of the president rooted in racism? some people say yes -- including jimmy carter. authorities in washington state are racing to catch a criminally insane killer who escaped. how he got away and what officials are doing to capture him. it's saturday. thanks for spending part of your weekend here with hln.
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najibullah zazi has admitted to having ties with al qaeda. the 24-year-old afghan international was arrested this week following raids in new york and denver. sources tell cnn the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation center like a large railway station. the attack was going to be carried out in the new york area where there are large crowds and nonairport security screening is lax. >> this case may be different. one thing is, it doesn't seem to be informant driven. it seems to have been driven more by telephone intercepts. that may make this case more real. another is a direct tie to al qaeda. many of the cases in the united states we've seen don't have that tie. and another thing that's unusual about this case is this is an afghan. there are few afghan members of al qaeda. and this is the first afghan
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national that's accused in the united states. >> he had a video of new york's grand central terminal and shots and restaurants that see an average of half a million tourists a day. germany has a new threat from al qaeda. it's increasing security measures, especially at airports and train stations. it says that a new video released by al qaeda yesterday against the group will hurt germany if upcoming elections don't go the way it wants. some political party in germany want to pull german troops out of afghanistan. the video didn't say which party should win, but, the video says, quote, if the german people decide to continue this war, they seal their fate. authorities searching the property of philip and nancy garrido found another bone. but they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the garrido's back yard here for
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possible clues in the disappearance of two other girls who vanished in the late '80s. police have no evidence tying the garridos to the other disappearances but they say they cannot be eliminated as suspects. the couple is charged with kidnapping jacee dugard 18 years ago. california won't be able to cut the prison population as much as the federal government wants. the state released the plan yesterday to reduce the population by 23,000 inmates. but federal judges ordered california last month to cut it by 40,000. that's because federal courts concluded that the medical care in prisons is too poor. unclear what the judges are going to do now. states corrections secretary said california did all it can to comply with the order. some people have been vocal in their criticism of president obama's plan to reform the health care system. former president jimmy carter thinks some of that criticism is based on racism. or is it a matter of free speech? as joe johns reports, mr. obama
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himself is trying to answer that very question. >> reporter: the president can no longer avoid talking about it -- race. it came up in interview after interview. this one with cnn's john king. >> are there people out there who don't like me because of race? i'm sure there are. that's not the overriding issue here. i think there are people who are anti-government. i think that there are -- there's been a long-standing debate in this country that is really that much more fierce during times of transition. or when presidents are trying to bring about big changes. i mean, the things that were said about fdr are similar to the things said about me -- he was a communist, he was a socialist. things said about ronald reagan when he was trying to reverse some of the new deal programs. you know, we're pretty vicious as well.
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>> on abc, mr. obama pointing out that strong views on race don't always hurt him politically. >> are there some people who don't like me because of my race? i'm sure there are. are there some people who vote for me only because of my race? there are probably some of those too. >> the message much the same on cbs and nbc too. the territory the press secretary has already covered. >> we all have to check our emotions despite the depth of our beliefs. that we can have these kinds of debates important political debates without doing so in a way that makes anybody feel uncomfortable. >> that was one side of the story. on the other side, one of the guys whose own conduct helped ramp up the debate was back home in south carolina holding his first news conference since he shouted out, "you lie" at president obama. >> let's close the book on last
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week. >> reporter: was race a factor in joe wilson's outburst. >> i appreciate very much president barack obama has indicated this is not correct. >> reporter: also talking about how awful it's been; even though he's gotten well over $1 million in political contributions, he's become a target. >> it was speaking the wrong place, the wrong time. >> asserting if he had to do it all over again, he wouldn't, sending a message to the folks back home he's not a ruffian. >> i grew up in the holy city of charleston, south of broad. it's the center of civility in a civil state. so i truly support civility. >> wilson answered only a few questions before choking up and heading for the door. >> that is my life. supporting the people of south carolina. >> reporter: leaving behind the question of whether he and his party can move past the distraction and back to health care reform. joe johns, cnn, washington.
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the man considered a godfather of american neoconservatism has died. "the weekly standard" magazine said yesterday that irving kristol passed away yesterday at the age of 89 after complications from lung cancer. he started as a liberal and switched to conservatism. he became the leader of the conservative intellectual movement. he works at several think tanks and publications and received the presidential medal of freedom. check out this video of mexico city. people are in a crowded subway station here. this is yesterday. shots suddenly ring out. you can see people scattered. the police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a prosecutor said a man shot and killed two law enforcement officials. the gunman peeking his head out. the alleged gunmen firing shots. the gunman takes cover on the train and keeps on shooting. police arrested him several minutes later. five people were wound in the shooting. a powerful earthquake rattled parts of indonesia
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today. the magnitude 6.4 quake was centered near the island of bali. seven people were injured. it sent the people running to the streets for safety. this month, another earthquake triggered a massive landslide that killed 65 people and injured hundreds more. government lawyers are trying to stop a controversial book project. they have an agreement -- google will digitally scan massive libraries of books and place them on-line. but the justice department says the agreement poses class action, copyright, and antitrust concerns. the justice department does want to see a settlement and it's urging both sides to continue to negotiating. the government says if proper changes are made, the potential could be an important benefit for society. check this out -- people living in an atlanta suburb are trying to figure out what to do about this massive sink hole. the hole is more than 25 feet long and it's threatening several homes.
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it opened up thursday after several days of heavy rain. you can see, it's taken out part of the sidewalk, the curb, and the street. the hole is in a private development. so the cost of fixing it will fall to the homeowners' association. it is a big football weekend. so how's it looking in the deep south? are people going to get drenched? meteorologist karen mcginest has a look at the forecast. you know how the sec goes. they fight for every football game across the deep south. the rainfall is going to continue because this area of low pressure has been in play for quite sometime. to give you some idea, as it taps the moisture from the gulf, we have seen eight inches of rainfall around nashville, tennessee where typically for this part of the month, we should see two inches. so they're grounded absolutely saturated. in to the northern tier, those temperatures will be quite warm. in some cases, lit be hot.
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what do they mean? you'll see between six and eight additional inches of rain. all across the deep south, we've seen various flooding situations in memphis. they had to evacuate a day care. no the issues there but the flooding was affecting the building. when a huge water main broke, there was nothing to do but scramble for higher ground. >> deep freeze is underwater. my furnace is underwater. my furnace is underwater. >> the and cars. ce they ought to be carefully mapping every conceivable alternative. there is an endless opportunity right here.
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a massive water main break flooded large parts of a neighborhood in suburban baltimore. rushing water submerged cars and sent water to several homes yesterday. check it out. the water collapsed a road and knocked out power to about 1,000 homes. people in the neighborhood seem to take it all in stride. >> my husband did make a joke of this. he said, get a forsale sign on the house right away because we have waterfront property. >> it took two hours to get the water shut off. baltimore city officials say the water main break is part of the larger issue with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdies and eagles. but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom howe has a unique problem with his back yard putting green. check it out here. look at this guy. the hairless fox has taken to stealing the golf balls from his putting green and he has the video to prove it.
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look at him here. cute little guy. he's not sure why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> i think he's thinking they're going to hatch. he's giving them a little time. >> this little fox has an obsession with golf -- with golf balls. >> house estimates the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls. . i'm larry smith. a coach accused of reckless homicide of one of his players could be back in school teaching soon. this is a day after he was acquitted, he got a job offer but it isn't clear he'll return to coaching football. he was acquitted by a jury on thursday. his player collapsed in august of 2008 and simpson was charged with the death witnesses alleged he did not allow them to take enough water breaks. gilpin was not dehydrated and contracted a viral infection before the incident. ichiro gets it game-winning hit right there.
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very nice. the walk offand then one night later, there he is again. versus the yankees -- the game-ending walkoff. hit, yet, again, a home run. very nice for the perennial all-star. like that. is the economy picking up in detroit? the lions haven't won a game since 2007. but tomorrow's home game is sold out. meaning the game will not be blacked out on local television. the nfl gave the lions an extension on friday afternoon to sell their remaining tickets -- and they did. barry williams refuses to say he's retired, even though he has not played the game since 2006. but the second career is blossoming. he's an accomplished guitarist and song writer and he's nominated for a latin grammy. the second album "moving forward." imagine having a grammy to go with four world series rings? that's too cool. if you can't find a job the old fashioned way, advertise.
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>> i know there's thousands of people applying for just maybe ten jobs or 20 jobs. so i know it's tough. >> one man put up a huge "hire me" billboard. so how much does this market strategy costing him? i'm ed whitacre, the new chairman of general motors. before i started this job, i admit, i had some doubts. probably a lot like you. but i like what i found. i think you will too. car for car, when compared to the competition, we win. simple as that. i just know if you get into one of our cars, you're gonna like what you see. so we're putting our money where our mouth is. buy a new chevy, buick, gmc or cadillac and if you are not 100% happy, return it. we'll take it back. that's our new 60-day satisfaction guarantee. and as always you'll get our 100,000-mile, 5-year powertrain warranty on every vehicle.
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that's how strongly we feel about our cars. and how committed we are to you. so put us to the test-- put us up against anyone and may the best car win.
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would you pay $5,000 just to look for a job? well, that's how much a sacramento man and his fiancee spent to put up this massive "hire me" billboard. check it out. directs potential employers to their website. david daves figures with 100,000 cars driving by the billboard every day, he's bound to get noticed. >> only going to take one person that's high up in a business, either private or public who wants a good manager. >> now this marketing strategy has generated a couple of calls.
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dave hopes one of them will land him a new job. an intense man hunt is under way in washington state for an escaped criminally insane killer. phillip arnold paul walked away from a group of patients during a field trip to a county fair in spokane on thursday. and now, state officials are facing intense criticism for allowing paul, who has a violent criminal past, to be on that field trip. he was committed to a mental hospital after he admitted to killing an elderly woman back in 1987. paul, who is schizophrenic said he killed her because he thought she was a witch. we all know that our cars are a big source of green house gases. a culprit in global warming, but some of our food is a concern as well. cows and sheep is responsible for 18% of green house gases. researchers are looking at a way to reduce that by feeding the
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animals garlic. that's right, cloves of garlic. we have more in today's ecosolutions. >> reporter: cloves to cows. it's the first stomach of the cow that breaks down grass. as the grass breaks down, methane is produced and the pungent gas is released as a belch and not at the other end. we tested the cows here on the farm. it could face the garlic contaminating the milk. if they find that they can't avoid it, they will stick to treating beef cattle instead. they carry out the garlic test on the dairy cows. >> the finger was pointed to cows. i don't think it's fair. i don't think it's fair to blame the companion species that's been with us for 5,000 or 6,000 years and drived our cars, clothed our feet, and given us
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meat and milk. i wanted to be involved in sticking up for my cows. >> reporter: they need $800,000 in funding to continue testing and treating cows and hopes to get some of the money by turning the projects into a carbon program. >> the major producers, the airlines, people like that would in fact be playing for the material to be fed to the cattle. where, in fact, they're investing in forests, the return is 30 years down the road, we're talking about a return to reduce methane that could be six months down the road. >> and that was during gan reporting from new port wales. and other environmental news, head to our website, cnn.com/ecosolutions. what would you do if someone tried to rob the bank you're in? a suspected robber had taken thousands of dollars from the teller, but one customer was not
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weekend here on hln. najibullah zazi was arrested on a terror plot and admitted to having ties with al qaeda. sources tell cnn the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation center like a large railroad or subway station. the attack allegedly was going to be carried out in the new york area where there are large crowds and nonairport security screening is lax. this case may be different. it doesn't seem to be informant driven but it seems to have been driven by telephone intercepts. that may make this case more real. another unusual thing is the allegation of a direct tie to al qaeda. many of the cases in the united states, we've seen, don't have that tie. and finally, another thing that is kind of unusual about this case is this is an afghan. actually, there are very few afghan members of al qaeda. and i think this is the first afghan national who's accused of
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this kind of tie in the united states. >> sources tell cnn that zazi had a video of new york's grand central terminal as well as shops and restaurants that see an average of half a million visitors per day. germany has raised its terrorism alert level because of a new threat from al qaeda. germany's government said it's increasing security measures, especially at airports and train stations. it says that a new video released by al qaeda yesterday suggests that the group will hit germany if upcoming elections don't go the way it wants. some political parties in germany want to pull german troops out of afghanistan. the video didn't say which political party should win, but, the video says, quote, if the german people decide to continue this war, they seal their fate. authorities searching the property of phillip and nancy garrido today found another bone. but right now they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the garrido's back yard here for possible clues in the
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disappearance of two other girls who vanished in the late '80s. the police say they have no evidence tieing the garridos to the disappearances. but they say the garridos can't be eliminated as suspects. the couple is charged with kidnapping jacee dugard 18 years ago. california won't be able to cut the prison population as much as the federal government wants. the state reduleased a plan to reduce the population by 23,000 inmates. but federal judges ordered california last month to cut it by 40,000. that's because the medical care in prisons is too poor. unclear what the states will do now. california did all it can to comply with the order. some people have been very vocal in their criticism of president obama's plan to reform the health care system. former president jimmy carter thinks some of the criticism is based on racism -- or is it just a matter of free speech? as joe johns reports, mr. obama
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himself is trying to answer that very question. >> reporter: the president could no longer avoid talking about it -- race. it came up in interview after interview. this one with cnn's john king. >> are there people out there who don't like me because of race? i'm sure there are. that's not -- that's not the overriding issue here. i think there are people who are anti-governme anti-government. i think there are -- there's been a long-standing debate in this country that is usually that much more fierce during times of transition. where when presidents are trying to bring about the big changes. i mean, the things said about fdr pretty similar to the things said about me. he was a communist, a socialist. things that were said about ronald reagan when he was trying to reverse some of the new deal programs. you know, we're -- we're pretty vicious as well.
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>> on abc, mr. obama pointing out that strong views on race don't always hurt him politically. >> are there some people who don't like me because of my race? i'm sure there are. are there some people who vote for me only because of my race? there are probably some of those too. >> the message much the same on cbs and nbc too. its territory the press secretary has already covered. >> we all have to check our emotions despite the depth of our beliefs. that we can have these kind of debate debates important political debates without doing so in a way that makes anybody feel uncomfortable. >> that was one side of the story. on the other side, one of the guys whose own conduct helped ramp up the debate was back home in south carolina holding his first news conference since he shouted out, "you lie" at president obama. >> let's close the book on last week.
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>> was race a factor in congressman joe wilson's outburst? >> i appreciate very much president barack obama has indicated that this is not correct. >> also talking about how awful it's been -- even though he's gotten well over $1 million in political contributions, he's also become a target. >> he was speaking the wrong place, the wrong time. >> asserting that if he had to do it over again, he wouldn't, sending the message to the folks back home that he's not a ruffian. >> that i grew up in the -- in the holy city of charleston, south of raleigh. it's the center of civility in a civil state. so, i -- i truly support civility. >> wilson answered only a few questions before choking up and heading for the door. >> that is my life. supporting the people of south carolina. >> reporter: leave leaving behind the question of whether he and his party can move past the distraction and back to health care reform.
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joe johns, cnn, washington. the man considered the godfather of neoconservatism has died. the "weekly review" magazine said irving kristol passed away at the age of 89 after complications of lung cancer. he was started as a liberal, switched to conservatism. he became the leader of a movement. he worked in think tanks and publications and received a presidential medal of freedom. check out this video out of mexico city. people are in a crowded subway station here. this is yesterday. shots suddenly rang out. you can see people scattered. trouble reportedly started when police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a prosecutor said the man shot and killed two law enforcement officials because the gunman peeking his head out there, the alleged gunman firing shots. then the alleged gunman takes cover on the train and keeps on shooting. the police arrested him several minutes later. five people were wound in the shooting. a powerful earthquake rattled parts of indonesia too.
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the magnitude 6.4 quake was center in the resort island of bali. seven people were injured. people were running in to the streets for safety. earlier this month, another earthquake triggered a massive landslide that killed 65 people and injured hundreds more. check this out -- people living in an atlanta suburb are trying to figure out what to do about this massive sink hole. the hole is more than 25 feet long and it's threatening several homes. it opened up thursday after several days of heavy rain. and as you can see, it's taking up part of the sidewalk, the curb, and the street. the hole is in a private development, so the cost of fixing it will fall to the homeowners' association. when a huge water main broke, there was nothing to do but scramble for higher ground. >> deep freeze is underwater, my furnace is underwater. >> the torrid of water that flooded homes and cars. i'm lindy.
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a massive water main break flooded large parts of the neighborhood in suburban baltimore. rushing waters submerged cars and sent waters in to several homes here yesterday. check it out. the water collapsed a road and knocked out power to about 1,000 homes. people in the neighborhood seem to take it all in stride. >> my husband did make a joke of this. he said put a for sale sign on the house right away because we have waterfront property. >> it took about two hours to get the water shut out. baltimore city officials say the water main break is part of a larger issue with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdies and even eagles. but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom howe has a very unique problem with the back yard putting green. check it out here. look at this guy. howe says that a hairless fox has taken to stealing the golf balls from his putting green,
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and he has the video to prove it. look at him there. cute little guy. howe said he's not sure why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> i think he's thinking they're going to hatch. and he's giving them a little time. >> yeah, this little fox has an obsession with golf -- with golf balls. >> house estimates that the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls. i'm larry smith. nba training camp is about to start. lebron james won't just be on a court. a new book, a new feature film, and soon, a new movie for king james. the 24-year-old nba most valuable player had them lined up for a signed copy of the new book that's hitting the shelves. the cleveland cavalier stars have tried his acting chops at "snl" here's the script from that. has signed on to do a comedy feature next summer and next month a feature on his high
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school's state run to the championship is released. the regular refs rejected the final contract offer. the old deal expired earlier this month. the cost of two pounds of flesh? $600,000. floyd mayweather jr. weighed in at 146 pounds for his fight tonight. the contract called for both fighters to come in at 144 pounds. so, according to reports, may weather will have to paymar k mz a penalty for $300,000 for each additional pound. will be great. play of the day, watch this. this is out in utah. $1 million hole in one tournament. they created a hole right there in the driving range. 150 yards away, this is jason hard again. his shot -- goes in for the $1 million. look at him. he almost didn't play in the tournament because of -- he used his brother's clubs to hit it.
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hi, i'm robin meade. we salute the troops every weekday. let's do it on the weekends too. this comes from crystal to their husband, gavin. they've been married for a year and only spent four months of that time together -- wow. so she's counting down the days until he comes home. >> i'm from crystal ogo from new york. he's deployed with the army in afghanistan. kevin, i want to say i love you so much. you're my best friend, my hero, and my better half. i know how difficult it's been from me and our son noah during the deployment. i left your slippers at the door and i won't move them until you can kick off your boots and step
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into them and relax with our family. >> isn't that the sweetest about the slippers. if you have someone in the service, go to cnn.com/robin. watch every morning with me, robin meade from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. eastern. would you pay $5,000 just to look for a job? well, that's how much a sacramento man and his fiancee spent to put up this massive billboard. check it out. it directs employers to their website. david figures with 100,000 cars driving by the billboard every day, he's bound to get noticed. >> only going to take one person that's high up in the business, private or public, that wants a good manager. >> this marketing strategy has generated a couple of calls. he hopes one of them will land him a new job. an intense man hunt is under way in washington state for an escaped criminally insane killer. philip arnold paul walked away from a group of patients during a field trip to a county fair in
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spokane on thursday and now state officials are facing intense criticism for allowing paul, who has a violent criminal past, to be on that field trip. he was committed to a mental hospital after he admitted to killing an elderly woman back in 1987. paul, who is schizophrenic, says he killed her because he thought she was a witch. the parents of a newborn baby left in a storm drain could face more charges now that the child has died. they were in court to face child cruelty charges. the infant's father led police to the storm drain after the mother showed up at the hospital saying she had just given birth. the baby boy was in that drain for several hours. he later died at the hospital. more than ten million american house holds now challenging it can be to live without a car. a woman is working to put hundreds of low-income working
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families behind the wheel and on the way to independence. >> i'm a single mom. not having a car means i have to take three buses every morning. i also depend on a friend of mine to get my kids to day care because of the way the buses run, i'm unable to do it to get to work on time. i know what it likes to have the fear of losing my job because i can't get to work. i was hitchhiking. it didn't last long because of the kindness, actually, of a stranger. he said, olivia, you can use one of my vehicles. he was putting my path to help me move forward and made me realize i could make it. i'm susan jacobs. i provide working wheels to keep families working. this is susan -- our goal is to try to step in and work with employers so before they lay someone off, hopefully we can have a solution. cavaliers? we started taking donated cars
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the fbi says najibullah zazi a suspect in a terror plot has admitted having ties with al qaeda. he was arrested following raids in new york and denver. sources tell cnn the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation sent practitioner the new york area. -- center in the new york area. competing rallies in iran's capital city of teheran, thousands demonstrating against the president mahmoud ahmadinejad yesterday. thousands more cheered for the iranian leader who called the holocaust a myth. the anti-government demonstrators are upset over
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iran's highly contested presidential election. indonesian authorities say dna evidence proved they killed northern top. it was the most wanted terror suspect. he was accused of planning several deadly terror bombings including the 2002 bombings in bali. he was kill in a shootout this week. even though the police did not arrest raymond clark for several days, they pinpointed him early on as a suspect in the killing of the yale grad student annie le. they had good evidence to back up their case. ray clark knew he was in trouble. he knew he was followed by more than half a dozen police investigators. he also knew where the investigation of annie le's death was heading. he had his narcotics unit, which specializes in surveillance, track clark's every move, even before they found annie le's
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body, the chief said he knew clark was the prime suspect. the head of the unit, lieutenant john valeka began following clark saturday night, the day before le's body was found. strangled and hidden inside the basement wall at the lab building where she worked alongside the man now accused of killing her. at first, narcotics officers didn't want clark to know they were on his trail. that first night, they camped outside of his parent's house in cromwell, connecticut, about 24 miles from yale's campus. the day le's body was found, clark played softball. detectives were in the crowd. by monday, the day after le's body was discovered, investigators changed their tactics. they wanted clark to know they were tailing him. they parked right in front of his apartment and let their badges show while they walked around. mind games they were hoping would lead clark to talk to them and maybe even confess. it didn't happen. tuesday morning -- investigators
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went to him, armed with search warrants. they wanted hair and fingernail dna samples. investigators focused on clark in part because of what they saw in more than 700 hours of videotape from the lab building security cameras. on that tape, ray clark stood out. a source with knowledge of the investigation told me clark was seen leaving the building after someone, possibly him, pulled the fire alarm. he had his head in his hands and he looked distraught. after clark gave a dna sample on wednesday, he got a room at this super 8 hotel in his family's hometown. he stayed there with his parents, hiding from the media, likely knowing it wouldn't be long before officers came knocking again. by this time, investigators had interviewed 150 people and had collected 300 pieces of evidence. then came the dna match our source says clearly connects clark to the murder, indicating the victim's dna was found on
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ray clark. early thursday morning, clark was arrested and charged with killing yale medical student annie le. he's being held on $3 million bond. he hasn't entered a plea. his lawyers aren't talking. and neither is he. randi kaye, cnn, new haven, connecticut. california won't be able to cut its prison population as much as the federal government wants. the state released a plan yesterday to reduce the population by about 23,000 inmates. but, federal judges ordered california last month to cut it by 40,000. that's because federal courts concluded that the medical care in prisons is too poor. it's unclear what the judges are going to do now. the state's correction secretary says california did all it can to comply with the order. germany raised the threat level because of a new threat from al qaeda. it's raised the security at
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airports and train stations. new information released by al qaeda suggests the group will hit germany if the political elections don't go the way it wants. some want to pull german troops out of afghanistan. the video didn't say which political party should win, but, the video said, quote, if the german people decide to continue this war, they seal their fate. authorities searching the property of phillip and nancy garrido today found another bone. but right now, they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the back yard here for possible clues in the disappearance of two other girls who vanish in the late '80s. police say they have no evidence tying the garridos to the other disappearances. but they say the garridos can't be eliminated as suspects. the couple is charged with kidnapping jacee dugard 18 years ago. the man considered the godfather of american neoconservatism has died. irving kristol passed away at the age of 89 after
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complications from lung cancer. kristol started as a liberal, but later switched to conservatism. he became the leader of a conservative intellectual movement. he works in several think tanks and publications and received a presidential medal of freedom. check out this video out of mexico city. people are in a crowded subway station here. this is yesterday. and shots suddenly rang out. you can see people scatter. trouble reportedly started when police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a prosecutor said the man shot and killed two law enforcement officials. this is the gunman peeking his head out, the alleged gunman firing shots. the gunman takes cover on the train and keeps on shooting. police arrested him several minutes later. five people were wound in the shooting. >> powerful earthquake rattled parts of indonesia today. the magnitude 6.4 quake was centered near the resort island of bali. seven people were injured. the early morning tremors sent people running in to the streets for safety. earlier this month, another
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earthquake triggered a massive landslide that killed 65 people and injured hundreds more. government lawyers are trying to stop a controversial book project. on-line search engine, google, and the author's guild, have an agreement. google will digitally scan massive libraries of books and place them on-line. but the justice department says the agreement poses class action, copyright, and antitrust concerns. the justice department says it does want to see a settlement. and it's urging both sides to continue negotiating. the government says if proper changes are made, the potential could be an important benefit for society. check this out -- people living in an atlanta suburb are trying to figure out what to do about this massive sink hole. the hole is more than 25 feet long and it's threatening several homes. it opened up surz after severth several days of heavy rain, it's taken up part of the sidewalk, the curb, and the street.
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the home is in a private development, so the cost of fixing it will fall to the home enore's association. it's a big football weekend. how's it looking in the deep south? are people going to get drench? karen mcginnis has a look at your forecast. hey, karen. you know how the sec goes. they fight for every football game across the deep south. it means the rainfall will continue. the area of low pressure has been in play for quite sometime. to give you an idea, as it taps the moisture from the gulf, we have seen already eight inches of rainfall right around nashville, tennessee where typically, for this, we should see about two inches. so they're grounded absolutely saturated to. the northern tier, those temperatures will be warm. in some cases, it will be high. what do we mean by that heavy rainfall? take a look at this. in northern sections of alabama where you're seeing some of the purple shaded areas between six and eight additional inches of rain as we go to the next 48 hours. but all across the deep south,
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we've seen various flooding situations in memphis. they had to evacuate a day care. no injuries there. but the flooding was the second building. i'm cnn meteorologist karen mcginnis. that's the look at the forecast. when a huge water main broke, there was nothing to do but scramble for higher ground. deep freeze is underwater. the furnace is underwater. >> what the authorities are saying about watter that flooded saying about watter that flooded homes and cars. ♪ i don't know much ♪ but i know i love you ♪ and that may be ♪ all i need ♪ to know (announcer) customers love ge aircraft engines almost as much as we love making them. innovation today for america's tomorrow. over health care reform, aarp has chosen a side-- yours.
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a massive water main break flooded large parts of a neighborhood in suburban baltimore. rushing waters submerged cars and sent water to several homes here yesterday. check it out.
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the water collapsed a road and knocked out power to about 1,000 homes. people in the neighborhood seem to take it all in stride. >> my husband did make a joke of this. he said, get a for sale sign on the house right away. because now we have waterfront property. >> it took about two hours to get the water shut off. baltimore city officials say that the water main break is part of a larger issue with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdies and maybe even eagles. but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom howe has a unique problem with the putting green. check it out here. look at this guy. the hairless fox has taken to stealing the golf balls from the putting green and he has the video to prove it. look at him there. he's not sure why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> i think he's thinking they're going to hatch and he's just giving them a little time. >> yeah, this little fox has an
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obsession with golf -- with golf balls. >> house estimates that the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls. i'm larry smith. a coach accused of reckless homicide because of one of his players could be back in school soon teaching. david simpson was acquitted of those charges. he got a job offer. it isn't clear if he'll return to coaching football. simpson was cleared by a jury on thursday. max gilpin collapsed in practice in august of 2008 and simpson was charged in his death. witnesses alleged hi had not allowed to let the players take enough water breaks. the defense lawyers pointed out he was not dehydrated and he had contracted a viral illness before this incident. against the chicago white sox, the walk-off game-winning hit right there. teammates celebrating one night later, ichiro again. bottom of the ninth, two outs. the two-run walk offhome run.
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back-to-back dramatics for the star from japan. is the economy picking up in detroit? the lions haven't won a game since 2007. but tomorrow's home game is sold out. the game won't be backed out on local television. the nfl has given the lions an extension until friday achb to sell the remaining tickets. that they did. former yankee star bernie williams is refusing to say he's retired even if he hasn't played since 2006, his second career is blossoming. williams, a an accomplished guitarist and song writer has been nominated for a latin grammy. the second album, "moving forward" is nominated for an instrumental album. imagine having a grammy to go with four world series rings? that's too cool. that's sports. let's get chinese
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that's high up in the business, either private or public that wants a good manager. >> now this marketing strategy has generated a couple of calls. he hopes one of them will land him a new job. an intense man hunt is under way in washington state for an escaped criminally insane killer. philip arnold paul walked away from a group of patients during a field trip to a county fair in spokane on thursday. and now, state officials are facing intense criticism for allowing paul, who has a violent criminal past, to be on that field trip. he was committed to a hospital after he admitted to killing an elderly woman back in 1987. paul, who's schizophrenic said he killed her because he thought she was a witch. the parents of a newborn baby left in a storm drain could face more charges now that the child has died. they were in court to face child cruelty charges. the infant's father led police to the storm drain after the mother showed up at the hospital
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saying that she had just given birth. the baby boy was in that drain for several hours. he later died at the hospital. president obama is now under fire for scrapping a planned missile defense system in eastern europe. he's replacing the system with a smaller one. but critics say, he's caving in to pressure from russia. as jill dougherty reports, secretary of state hillary clinton is trying to make it clear exactly what was behind the decision. >> reporter: hillary clinton fires back at critics who charge president barack obama cave in to russia and shelved a bush-era missile defense system. >> this decision was not about russia. >> reporter: but in moscow, vladimir putin praises mr. obama for a right and brave decision. "the washington post" says the president's move brings smiles to russia. "the washington times" says his own new system veers more in line with russia. wrong, says this secretary of state.
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>> it was about iran and the threat that the ballistic missile program poses. because of this position, we believe we'll be in a far stronger position to deal with that stress and to do so with technology that works. >> missile defense is not dead says hillary clinton. >> we are not, quote, shelving missile defense. we are deploying missile defense sooner than the bush administration planned to do so. and we are deploying a more comprehensive system. >> but what about poland and the czech republic? the two-countries where the system was supposed to be built? a polish tabloid blares -- the u.s. sold us to russia and stabbed us in the back. >> we would never, never walk away from our allies. >> reporter: to critics who claim mr. obama's position puts americans' security at risk, hill lir clinton says, think
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again. >> make no mistake, if you support missile defense which i did as a senator for eight years, then this is a stronger and smarter approach than the previous program. >> secretary clinton harden its line on iran, as a result of mr. obama's decision on missile defense. but she sidestepped that question. jill dougherty, cnn, the state department. should more of our tax dollars be used to stabilize home prices? well, that's a question congress is going to have to answer soon. and jennifer westhoven is looking out for you and your money. >> hi. i hope you're enjoying your september weekend. you know that time is running out to take advantage of that first time home buyers tax credit. well, there is a lot of talk about it in washington. the $8,000 credit ends on december 1st. so should they let the sunset on it, or should they extend it? well, there are six proposals to keep it going. a lot of people credit this tax
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credit with helping to rescue the housing market, with stabilizing it. almost 1.5 million people have taken advantage of the credit. you should note the flip side. it does cost a lot. already $14 billion so far of government money. and that's money that's, you know, belongs to you and me. but some of the ideas out there are to extend it for a year, and there are some ideas to even expand it. realtors, as you can imagine, they want to make it even juicier. they want it to be $15,000, and they want anyone to be able to get it, not just first time home buyers and regardless of income. the bottom line, it is a popular program, and politicians often like to keep those popular programs going. i'm jennifer westhoven, looking out for you. >> thanks, jen. you can get more great money advice from jennifer each weekend on "morning express" with robin meade, 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. eastern. what would you do if someone tried to rob the bank you were in? a suspected robber had already taken thousands of dollars from the tellers, but one customer
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there are new revelations about a man the fbi is calling a terror suspect. what the agency is now saying about najibullah zazi's ties to al qaeda. is criticism for president obama rooted in if racism? some people say yes, including former president jimmy carter. but now president obama himself is talking about the whole thing. authorities in washington state are racing to catch a criminally insane killer who escaped! how he got away, and what officials are doing to capture him. hi, i'm natasha curry, it is saturday, thanks for spending part of your weekend with hln. the fbi says najibullah zazi, a
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suspect in a terror plot has admitted to having ties with al qaeda. the 24-year-old was arrested this week following raids in new york and denver. sources tell cnn, the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation center like a large railroad or subway station. the attack allegedly was going to be carried out in the new york area where there are large crowds and where nonairport security screening is lax. >> this case may be different. one thing is, we haven't -- it doesn't seem to be informant driven. it seems to be driven more by telephone intercepts. that may make this case more real. another unusual thing is the allegation of a direct tie to al qaeda. many of the cases in the united states we have seen don't have that tie. and finally, another thing that is kind of unusual about this case, this is an afghan. actually, there are very few afghan members of al qaeda, and i think this is the first afghan national who is accused of this
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kind of tie in the united states. >> sources tell cnn that zazi had a video of new york's grand central terminal, as well as shops and restaurants that see an average of a half million visitors per day. germany has raised its terrorism alert level, because of a new threat from all died. germany's government says it's increasing security measures, especially at airports and train stations. it says that a new video released by al qaeda yesterday suggested the group will hit germany if upcoming elections don't go the way it wants. some political parties in germany want to pull german troops out of afghanistan. the video didn't say which political party should win, but the video says, quote, if the german people decide to continue this war, they've sealed their fate. authorities searching a property of phillip and nancy garrido say they found another bone. but right now, they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the garridos' backyard for possible clues in the disappearance of
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two other girls who vanished in the late '80s. police say they have no evidence tying the garridos to the other disappearances, but say they also can't be eliminated as suspects. the garridos are charged with kidnapping jaycee dugard 18 years ago. the state released a plan yesterday to reduce the population by about 23,000 inmates. but federal judges ordered california last month to cut it by 40,000. federal courts concluded the medical care in prisons is too poor. it's unclear what the judges are going to do now. the state's correction secretary says california did all it can to comply with the order. some people have been very vocal in their criticism of president obama's plan to reform the health care system. former president jimmy carter thinks that some of that criticism is based on racism. or is it just a matter of free speech? as joe johns reports, mr. obama himself is trying to answer that
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very question. >> reporter: the president could no longer avoid talking about it. race. it came up in if interview after interview. this one with cnn's john king. >> are there people out there who don't like me because of race? i'm sure there are. that's not the overriding issue here. i think there are people who are anti-government. i think there are -- there's been a long-standing debate in this country that is usually that much more fierce during times of transition. or when presidents are trying to bring about big changes. the things that were said about fdr, pretty similar to the things that are said about me. he was a communist, socialist. things that were said about ronald reagan, when he was trying to reverse some of the new deal programs. you know, were pretty vicious,
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as well. >> reporter: on abc, mr. obama pointing out that strong views on race don't always hurt him politically. >> are there some people who don't like me because of my race? i'm sure there are. are there some people who vote for me only because of my race? there are probably some of those, too. >> reporter: the message much the same on cbs and nbc, too. its territory his press secretary has already covered. >> we all have to check our emotions, despite the depth of our beliefs. that we can have these kind of debates, important political debates, without doing so in a way that makes anybody feel uncomfortable. >> reporter: that was one side of the story. on the other side, one of the guys whose own conduct helped ramp up the debate was back home in south carolina, holding his first news conference since he shouted out "you lie" at president obama. >> let's close the book on last week. >> reporter: was race a factor
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in congressman joe wilson'sout burst? >> i appreciate very much president barack obama has indicated this is not correct. >> reporter: also talking about how awful it's been. even though he's gotten well over a million dollars in political contributions, he's also become a target. >> it was speaking at the wrong place, at the wrong time. >> reporter: asserting that if he had it to do over again, he wouldn't. sending a message to the folks back home that he's not a ruffian. >> that i grew up in the holy city of charleston, south of of broad. it is the center of civility in a civil state. and so i truly support civility. >> reporter: wilson answered only a few questions before choking up and heading for the door. >> that is my life. supporting the people of south carolina. >> reporter: leaving behind the question of whether he and his party can move past the distraction and back to health care reform. joe johns, cnn, washington.
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the man considered the godfather of american neoconservatism has died. the "weekly standard" magazine says irving kristol passed away at the age of 89 after complications from lung cancer. he started as a liberal, but switched to conservatism. and is eventually became the leader of a conservatively intellectual movement. he received a presidential medal of freedom. check out this video out of mexico city. people are in a crowded subway station here, this is yesterday, and then shots suddenly rang out. you see people scatter. trouble reportedly started when police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a prosecutor says the man shot and killed two law enforcement officials. you see the gunman peeking his head out there, the alleged gunman, firing shots. but then the alleged gunman takes cover on the train and keeps on shooting. police arrested him several minutes later. five people were wounded in the shooting. a powerful earthquake rattled parts of indonesia
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today. the magnitude 6.4 quake was centered near the resort island of bali. seven people were injured. it sent people running into the streets for safety. earlier this month, another earthquake triggered a massive landslide that killed 65 people, and injured hundreds more. check this out. people living in an atlanta suburb are trying to figure out what to do about this massive sinkhole. the hole is more than 25 feet long, and it's threatening several homes. it opened up thursday after several days of heavy rain, and as you can see, it's already taken out part of the sidewalk, curb and the street. the hole is in a private development, so the cost of fixing it will fall to the homeowners' association. when a huge water main broke, there was nothing to do but scramble for higher ground. >> deep freeze under water, my furnace is under water. >> reporter: what authorities are saying about the torrent ofg water that flooded homes and cars .
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a massive water main break flooded large parts of a neighborhood in suburban baltimore. rushing water submerged cars and sent water into several homes here. check it out. it knocked out power to about a thousand homes. people in the neighborhood seemed to take it all in stride. >> my husband did make a joke of this. he said, get a for sale sign on the house right away, because now we have waterfront property. >> it took about two hours to get the water shut off. baltimore city officials say the water main break is part of a larger issue, with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdees and even eagles, but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom houk has a very unique problem with his backyard
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putting green. check it out here. look at this guy. houk says that a hairless fox has taken to stealing the golf balls from his putting green, and he has the video to prove it. look at him there. cute little guy. houk says he's not sure exactly why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> i think he's thinking they're going to hatch. and he just is giving them a little time. >> yeah, this little fox has an obsession with golf, with golf balls. >> houk estimates that the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls! i'm larry smith. nba training camp is about to start. but lebron james won't just be on a court. a new book, a new film and soon a new movie. the 25-year-old had them lined up for a signed copy of his new book just hitting the shelves. the cleveland cavalier's star who already tried his acting chops on snl, is signed to do a
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big comedy next summer, and he's a busy guy. speaking of training camp, they'll have replacement refs blowing. the league is moving on after these guys rejected their final contract offer. the old deal expired earlier this month. the cost of two pounds of flesh? how about 600 grand? floyd mayweather jr. wade in at 146 pounds. the contract called for both fighters to come in at 144 pounds. so according to reports, mayweather will have to p pay marquez a penalty of 300,000 bucks for each additional pound. jenny craig, huh? save you some cash. play the day. watch this. this is out in utah. million-dollar hole in one tournament. they actually created a hole right there in the driving range. 150 yards away. this is jason harrginn. his shot goes in for the million dollars, and look at him!
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he almost didn't play in the tournament because of a sore wrist, used his brother's clubs to hit it so the 35-year-old restaurant manager gets the million-dollar prize. so jealous. that's sports. it is the middle of september, and you know exactly what that means. it's nearly the holiday season here when many of us overspend our budgets. hln money expert clark howard has a few holiday strategies that will help you give more but spend less. >> okay. you may think that i don't have a calendar in my head. but i know that it's not christmastime. why would i talk to you about christmas already? well, because you've got to plan for christmas. most people don't think about what they can afford to spend at christmastime, and don't really make the list, check who has been naughty or nice, reduce the
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look for a job? well, that's how much a sacramento man and his fiance spent to put up this massive hire-me billboard. check it out. it directs potential employers to their websites. david day figures with 100,000 cars driving by that billboard every day, he is bound to get noticed. >> it's only going to take one person that's high up in a business, either private oar public, that wants a good manager. >> now, this marketing strategy has already generated a couple of calls. dave hopes that one of them will land him a new job. an intense manhunt is under way in washington state for an escaped criminally insane killer. phillip arnold paul walked away from a group of patients during a field trip to a county fair in spokane on thursday. and now state officials are facing intense criticism for allowing paul, who has a violent criminal past, to be on that field trip. he was committed to a mental hospital after he admitted to killing an elderly woman back in 1987.
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paul, who is schizophrenic, says he killed her because he thought she was a witch. the parents of a newborn baby left in a storm drain could face more charges now that the child has died. they were in court to face child cruelty charges. the infant's father led police to the storm drain after the mother showed up at a hospital, saying that she had just given birth. the baby boy was in that drain for several hours. he later died at the hospital. president obama is now under fire for scrapping a planned missile defense system in eastern europe. he's replacing the system with a smaller one, but critics say he is caving into pressure from russia. as jill dougherty reports, secretary of state hillary clinton is trying to make it clear exactly what was behind the decision. >> reporter: hillary clinton fires back at critics who charge, president barack obama caved into russia, and shelved the bush era missile defense system. >> this decision was not about
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russia. >> reporter: but in moscow, vladimir putin praises mr. obama for a right and brave decision. the "washington post" says the president's move brings smiles to russia. the "washington times" says his own new system veers more in line with russia. wrong, says the secretary of state. >> it was about iran, and the threat that its ballistic missile program poses. and because of this position, we believe we will be in a far stronger position to deal with that threat, and is to do so with technology that works. >> reporter: missile defense is not dead, says hillary clinton. >> we are not, quote, shelving missile defense. we are deploying missile defense sooner than the bush administration planned to do so. and we are deploying a more comprehensive system. >> reporter: but what about
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poland and the czech republic? a polish tabloid burglarielares u.s. sold us to russia and stabbed us in the babbling. >> we would never walk away from our allies. >> reporter: to critics who claim mr. obama's decision puts security at risk, hillary clinton says think again. >> make no mistake. if you support missile defense, which i did as a senator for eight years. then this is a stronger and smarter approach than the previous program. >> reporter: secretary clinton was asked whether russia might harden its line on iran as a result of mr. obama's decision on missile defense. but she sidestepped that question. jill dougherty, cnn, the state department. cops in one small town singled out a car without a town license plate, and they arrested the people inside. >> we'll arrest them on the charges of lack of small-town hospitality. >> reporter: and those tourists
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the fbi says najibullah zazi, a suspect in a terror plot has admitted having ties with al qaeda. zazi was arrested this week following raids in new york and denver. sources tell cnn, the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation center in the new york area. competing rallies in iran's capital city of tehran, thousands demonstrated against mahm mahmud ahmadinejad yesterday.
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they were upset over the highly contested presidential election. dna evidence sayston was the country's most wanted terror suspect, accused of plotting terror bombings, including the 2002 bombings in bali. officials say he was killed in a shootout? java this week. that's a quick check of your headlines. even though police didn't arrest remained lark for several days, they pinpointed him early on as a suspect in the killing of yale grad student annie le. police think they have good evidence to back up their case. >> reporter: ray clark knew he was in if trouble. he knew he was being followed by more than half a dozen police investigators. he likely also knew where the investigation into annie le's death was heading. new haven police chief, gyms lewis, told me, he had his narcotics unit, which specializes in surveillance, track clark's every move, even before they found annie le's
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body, chief lewis says he knew clark was their prime suspect. the head of the unit, lieutenant john valeka, began following clark saturday night, the day before le's body was found, strangled and hidden inside a basement wall at the lab building where she worked alongside the man now accused of killing her. at first, narcotics officers didn't want clark to know they were on his trail. that first night they camped outside his parents' house in krcromwel cromwell, connecticut. the day le's body was found, clark played softball. detectives were in the crowd. monday, the day after the body was discovered, investigators changed their tactics. they wanted clark to know they were tailing him. they parked right in front of his apartment, and let their badges show while they walked around. mind games they were hoping would lead clark to talk to them, and maybe even confess. it didn't happen. tuesday morning, investigators went to him.
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armed with search warrants, they wanted hair and fingernail dna samples. investigators focused on clark in part because of what they saw on the more than 700 hours of videotape from the lab building security cameras. on that tape, ray clark stood out. a source with knowledge of the investigation told me clark was seen leaving the building after someone, possibly him, pulled the fire alarm. he had had his head in his hands and looked distraught. after clark gave a dna sample, on wednesday, he got a room at this super 8 motel in his family's hometown. he stayed there with his parents, hiding from the media, likely knowing it wouldn't be long before officers came knocking again. by this time, investigators had interviewed about 150 people, and had collected 300 pieces of evidence. then came the dna match our source says clearly connects clark to the murder, indicating the victim's dna was found on ray clark. early thursday morning, clark
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was arrested and charged with killing yale medical student annie le. he is being held on $3 million bond. he hasn't entered a plea. his lawyers aren't talking, and neither is he. randi kaye, cnn, new haven, connecticut. california won't be able to cut its prison population as much as the federal government wants. the state released a plan yesterday to reduce the population by about 23,000 inmates. but federal judges ordered california last month to cut it by 40,000. federal courts concluded that the medical care in prisons is too poor. it's unclear what judges will do now. the state's correction secretary says california did all it can to comply with the order. germany has raised its terrorism alert level because of a new threat from all died. germany's government says it's increasing security measures, especially at airports and train stations. it says that a new video
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released by al qaeda yesterday suggested the group will hit germany if upcoming elections don't go the way it wants. some political parties in germany want to pull german troops out of afghanistan. the video didn't say which political party should win, but the video says, quote, if the german people decide to continue this war, they've sealed their fate. authorities searching the property of phillip and nancy garrido say they found another bone, but right now, they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the garridos' backyard here for possible clues in the disappearance of two other girls who vanished in the late '80s. police say they have no evidence tying the garridos to the other disappearances, but also say the garridos can't be eliminated as suspects. the couple is charged with kidnapping jaycee dugard 18 years ago. the man considered the godfather of american neoconservatism has died. the "weekly standard" magazine says irving kristol passed away
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at the age of 89 after complications from lung cancer. he switched to conservatism and became the leader of a conservative intellectual movement. he worked in several think tanks and publications, and received a presidential medal of freedom. check out this video out of mexico city. people are in a crowded subway station here. this is yesterday. then shots slud l suddenly rang out. you see people scatter. trouble started when police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a prosecutor says the man shot and killed two law enforcement officials. you see the alleged gunman firing shotsds shots. then the alleged gunman takes cover on the train and keeps shooting. five people were wounded in the shooting. a powerful earthquake rattled parts of indonesia today. the magnitude 6.4 quake was centered near the island of bali. seven people from injured. the early-morning tremors sent people running into the streets for safety. earlier this month, another
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earthquake triggered a massive landslide that killed 65 people, and injured hundreds more. government lawyers are trying to stop a controversial book project. of online search engine google and the author's guild have an agreement, google will digitally scan massive libraries of books and place them online. but the justice department says the agreement poses class action, copyright and antitrust concerns. the justice department says it does want to see a settlement, and it's urging both sides to continue negotiating. the government says if proper changes are made, the potential could be an important benefit for society. check this out. people living in an atlanta suburb are trying to figure out what to do about this massive sinkhole. the hole is more than 25 feet long, and it's threatening several homes. it opened up thursday after several days of heavy rain, and as you can see, it's already taken out part of the sidewalk, curb, and the street. the hole is in a private development, so the cost of
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fixing it will fall to the homeowners' association. it is a big football weekend, so how is it looking in the deep south? are people going get drenched? meteorologist karen mcginnis has look at your forecast. >> you know how the sec goes, they fight for every football game across the deep south. it means the rainfall is going to continue. because this area of low pressure has been in place for quite some time. just to give you some idea as it taps that moisture from the gulf, we have seen already about eight inches of rainfall right around nashville, tennessee. where typically, for this far into the month, we should see about two inches. so their ground is absolutely saturated. into the northern tier, those temperatures are going to be quite warm. in some cases, it's going to be hot. now, what do we mean by that heavy rainfall? take a look at this. in northern sections of alabama, where you're seeing some of those purple-shaded areas between six and eight additional inches of rain. as we go into the next 48 hours. but all across the deep south,
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we have seen various flooding situations in memphis, they had to evacuate a daycare. no injuries there, but the flooding was affecting the building. i'm cnn meteorologist karen mcginnis. that's a look at your forecast. should more of our tax dollars be used to stabilize home prices? is that's a question congress is going to have to answer soon. and jennifer westhoven is looking out for you and your money. >> hi. i hope you're enjoying your september weekend. you know, the time is running out to take advantage of that first time home buyers tax credit. well, there's a lot of talk about it in washington. the $8,000 credit ends on december 1st. so should they let the sun set on it, or should they extend it? well, there are six proposals to keep it going. a lot of people credit this credit with rescuing the housing market, almost 1.5 million people have taken advantage of the credit. you should note the flip side.
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a massive water main break flooded large parts of a neighborhood in suburban baltimore. rushing water submerged cars and sent water into several homes here yesterday. check it out. the water also collapsed a road and knocked out power to about a thousand homes. people in the neighborhood seemed to take it all in stride. >> my husband did make a joke of this. he said, get a for sale sign on the house right away, because now we have waterfront property. >> it took about two hours to get the water shut off. baltimore city officials say the water main break is part of a larger issue, with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdies and even eagles, but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom houk has a very unique problem with his backyard
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putting green. check it out here. look at this guy. houk says that a hairless fox has taken to stealing the golf balls from his putting green, and he has the video to prove it. look at him there. cute little guy. houk says he's not sure exactly why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> i think he's thinking they're going to hatch. and he just is giving them a little time. >> yeah, this little fox has an obsession with golf. with golf balls. >> houk estimates that the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls. i'm larry smith. a coach accused of recommendless homicide could be back in school soon teaching. this is shortly after david stinson was acquitted of the charges. he got a job offer, though it isn't clear if he will be coaching football. he was cleared thursday. max gilpin collapsed in august of 2008, and stinson was charged with his death. witnesses allege he had not allowed the players to take
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enough water breaks. defense lawyers pointed out gilpin was not dehydrated and noted he had contracted a virtual illness just before the incident. did you see what baseball star ichiro did? this is the chicago white sox. the walk-off game winning hit. one night later, ichiro again. the two-one walk-off home run. back-to-back for the star in japan. is the economy picking up in detroit? the lions haven't won a game since 2007, but tomorrow's home game is sold out, meaning the game won't be blacked out on local television. they had been given an extension to friday afternoon to sell tickets, and they did. yankee stars brian williams says he has been nominated for a latin grahamy. his second album moving forward has been nominated for best
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would you pay $5,000 just to look for a job? well, that's how much a sacramento man and his fiance spent to put up this massive hire-me billboard. check it out. it directs potential employers to their websites. david davis figures with 100,000 cars driving by that billboard every day, he's bound to get noticed. >> it's only going to take one person that's high up in the business, either private or public, that wants a good manager. >> now, this marketing strategy has already generated a couple of calls. dave hopes that one of them will land him a new job. an intense manhunt is under way in washington state for an escaped criminally insane killer. phillip arnold paul walked away criticism for allowing paul, who has a violent criminal past, to be on that
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field trip. he was committed to a mental hospital after he admitted to killing an elderly woman back in 1987. paul, who is schizophrenic, says he killed her because he thought she was a watcitch. the parents of a newborn baby left in a storm drain could face more charges now that the child has died. they were in court to face child cruelty charges. the infant's father led police to the storm drain after the mother showed up at a hospital, saying she had just given birth. the baby boy was in that drain for several hours. he later died at the hospital. president obama is now under fire for scrapping a planned missile defense system in eastern europe. he's replacing the system with a smaller one. but critics say he is caving into pressure from russia. as jill dougherty reports, secretary of state hillary clinton is trying to make it clear exactly what was behind the decision. >>. >> reporter: hillary clinton
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fires back at critics who charge president barack obama caved into russia and shelved a a busa missile defense system. >> this decision was not about russia. >> reporter: but in mouse cow, vladimir putin praises obama for a right and brave decision. the "washington post" says the president's move brings smiles to russia. the "washington times" says his new system veers more in line with russia's. no, says the secretary of state. >> it was about iran and the ballistic missile threat it poses. because of this mission we believe we will be in a far stronger position to deal with that threat and to do so with technology that works. >> reporter: missile defense is not dead, says hillary clinton. >> we are not "shelving" missile defense. we are deploying missile defense sooner than the bush administration planned to do so.
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and we are deploying a more comprehensive system. >> reporter: but what about poland and the czech republic? the two countries where the system was supposed to be built? a polish tabloid glares, the u.s. sold us to russia and stabbed us in the back. >> we would never, never, walk away from our allies. >> reporter: to critics who claim mr. obama's decision puts america's security at risk, hillary clinton says, think again. >> make no mistake. if you support missile defense, which i did as a senator for eight years, then this is a stronger and smarter approach than the previous program. >> reporter: secretary clinton was asked whether russia might harden its line on iran as the result of mr. obama the decision on missile defense. but she side-stepped that question. jill dougherty, cnn, the state department. what would you do if someone tried to rob the bank that you were in? a suspected robber had already
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there are new revelations about a man the fbi is calling a terror suspect. what the agency is now saying about najibullah zazi's ties to al qaeda. is criticism for president obama rooted in racism? some people say yes, including former president jimmy carter. but now president obama himself is talking about the whole thing. authorities in washington state are racing to catch a criminally insane killer who escaped. how he got away, and what officials are doing to capture him. hi. i'm natasha curry. it is saturday. thanks for spending part of your weekend with hln. the fbi says najibullah zazi, a suspect in a terror plot, has admitted to having ties with al qaeda. the 24-year-old was arrested
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this week following raids in new york and denver. sources tell cnn, the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation center like a large railroad or subway station. the attack allegedly was going to be carried out in the new york area where there are large crowds where there are large areas and the airport security screening is lax. >> this case may be different. one thing is, we haven't -- it doesn't seem to be informant driven. it seems to be driven more by telephone intercepts. that may make this case more real. another unusual thing is the allegation of a direct tie to al qaeda. many of the cases in the united states we have seen don't have that tie. and finally, another thing that is kind of unusual about this case, this is an afghan. actually, there are very few afghan members of al qaeda, and i think this is the first afghan national who is accused of this kind of tie in the united states. >> sources tell cnn that zazi had a video of new york's grand central terminal, as well as
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shops and restaurants that see an average of a half million visitors per day. germany has raised its terrorism alert level, because of a new threat from al qaeda. germany's government says it's increasing security measures, especially at airports and train stations. it says that a new video released by al qaeda yesterday suggested the group will hit germany if upcoming elections don't go the way it wants. some political parties in germany want to pull german troops out of afghanistan. the video didn't say which political party should win, but the video says "iffed german people decide to continue this war, they've sealed their fate." authorities searching a property of phillip and nancy garrido say they found another bone, but right now they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the garridos' backyard for possible clues of two other girls who vanished in the late 1980s.
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police say they have no evidence tying the garridos to the other disappearances, but say they also can't be eliminated as suspects. the garridos are charged with kidnapping jaycee dugard 18 years ago. california won't be able to cut its prison population as much as the federal government wants. the state released a plan yesterday reducing the population by about 23,000 inmates. but federal judges ordered california last month to cut it by 40,000. federal courts concluded the medical care in prisons is too poor. it's unclear what the judges are going to do now. the state's correction secretary says california did all it can to comply with the order. some people have been very vocal in their criticism of president obama's plan to reform the health care system. former president jimmy carter thinks some of that criticism is based on racism -- or is it just a matter of free speech? as joe johns reports, mr. obama himself is trying to answer that very question. >> reporter: the president could no longer avoid talking about it. race.
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it came up in interview after interview. this one with cnn's john king. >> are there people out there who don't like me because of race? i'm sure there are. that's not the overriding issue here. i think there are people who are anti-government. i think there are -- there's been a long-standing debate in this country that is usually that much more fierce during times of transition. or when presidents are trying to bring about big changes. i mean, the things that were said about fdr are pretty similar to the things that are said about me. that he was a communist, a socialist. there were things that were said about ronald reagan when he was trying to reverse some of the new deal programs. they were pretty vicious as well. >> reporter: on abc, mr. obama pointing out that strong views on race don't always hurt him politically. >> are there some people who don't like me because of my
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race? i'm sure there are. are there some people who vote for me only because of my race? there are probably some of those, too. >> reporter: the message much the same on cbs and nbc, too. its territory his press secretary has already covered. >> we all have to check our emotions, despite the depth of our beliefs. that we can have these kind of debates, important political debates, without doing so in a way that makes anybody feel uncomfortable. >> reporter: that was one side of the story. on the other side, one of the guys whose own conduct helped ramp up the debate was back home in south carolina holding his first news conference since he shouted out "you lie" at president obama. >> let's close the vote on last week. >> reporter: was race a factor in congressman joe wilson's
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outburst. >> i appreciate very much president barack obama has indicated this is not correct. >> reporter: also talking about how awful it's been. even though he's gotten well over a million dollars in political contributions, he's also become a target. >> it was speaking at the wrong place, at the wrong time. >> reporter: asserting that if he had it to do over again, he wouldn't. sending a message to the folks back home that he's not a ruffian. >> that i grew up in the holy city of charleston, south of of broad. it is the center of civility in a civil state. and so i truly support civility. >> reporter: wilson answered only a few questions before choking up and heading for the door. >> that is my life. supporting the people of south carolina. >> reporter: leaving behind the question of whether he and his party can move past the distraction and back to health care reform. joe johns, cnn, washington. the man considered the godfather of american neoconservatism has died. the "weekly standard" magazine said yesterday that irving
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kristol passed away at the age of 89 after complications from lung cancer. he started as a liberal, but switched to conservatism. and is eventually became the leader of a conservatively intellectual movement. he received a presidential medal of freedom. check out this video out of mexico city. people are in a crowded subway station here, this is yesterday, and then shots suddenly rang out. you can see people scatter. trouble reportedly started when police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a prosecutor says the man shot and killed two law enforcement officials. you see the gunman peeking his head out there, the alleged gunman, firing shots. but then the alleged gunman takes cover on the train and keeps on shooting. police arrested him several minutes later. five people were wounded in the shooting. check this out. people living in an atlanta suburb are trying to figure out what to do about this massive sinkhole. the hole is more than 25 feet long, and it's threatening several homes. it opened up thursday after
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several days of heavy rain, and as you can see, it's already taken out part of the sidewalk, curb and the street. the hole is in a private development. so the cost of fixing it will fall to the homeowners' association. it is a big football weekend. so how's it looking in the deep south? are people going to get drenched? meteorologist karen maginnis looks at your forecast. >> you know how it goes. fighting for every football game across the deep south. it means rainfall will continue because of this area of low pressure in place for quite some time. just to give you some idea, as it taps that moisture from the gulf, we have een already about eight inches of rainfall right around nashville, tennessee, where typically for this far into the month we should see about two inches. so their ground is absolutely saturated. into the northern tier, those temperatures will be quite warm. in some cases it's going to be hot. what do we mean by that heavy
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rainfall? look at this. in northern sections of alabama where you're suing the purple shaded area, between six and eight additional inches of rain as we go into the next 48 hour, but all across the deep south, we've seen various flooding situations in memphis they to evacuate the day care. no injuries but flooding affected the building. i'm cnn meteorologist karen maginnis, that's a look at your forecast. when a huge water main broke, there was nothing to do but scramble for higher ground. >> my furnace is under water. >> what authorities are saying about the torrent of water that flooded homes and cars. ( ball bouncing ) oh, yeah! ( ball bouncing ) ( screams wildly ) ( ball bouncing )/ ♪ do you need anybody! earn up to 10,000 hilton hhonors® bonus points. real value from your friends at hampton.
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rushing water submerged cars and sent water into several homes here. this happened yesterday. check it out. the water also collapsed a road and knocked out power to about 1,000 homes. people in the neighborhood seemed to take it all in stride. >> my husband did make a joke of this. he said, get a for sale sign on the house right away, because now we have waterfront property. >> it took about two hours to get the water shut off. baltimore city officials say the water main break is part of a larger issue, with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdees and even eagles, but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom houk has a very unique problem with his backyard putting green. check it out here. look at this guy. houk says that a hairless fox has taken to stealing the golf balls from his putting green, and he has the video to prove it. look at him there. cute little guy. houk says he's not sure exactly why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> i think he's thinking they're
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going to hatch. and he just is giving them a little time. >> yeah, this little fox has an obsession with golf, with golf balls. >> houk estimates that the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls! i'm larry smith. just days after being acquitted of charges in the death of one of his players, a coach in kentucky has an offer to return to school to teach. it isn't clear if it includes coaching football again. last year one of his play max gilpin, collapsed during practice and later died. it was alleged he had not allowed the players to take enough water breaks. defense lawyers put it out gel pinn was dehydrated and had con chacted a fatal ill news before the practice. and giddy after this. thursday night, bottom of the 14th, walk-off hit to get the win against the white sox and last night against the yankees in the bottom of the ninth,
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would you pay $5,000 just to look for a job? that's how much a sacramento man spent to put up this massive billboard. check in out. directing potential employers to their website. he figures with 100,000 cars driving by that billboard every day, he's bound to get noticed. >> only going to take one person that's high up in a business, either private or public, that wants a good manager. >> this marketing strategy has already generated a couple of calls. dave hopes one of them will land him a new job. an intense manhunt is underway for an escaped killer. phillip paul walked away from a group of patients at a field trip and now state officials are facing intense criticism for allowing paul, who has a violent criminal past, to be on that
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field trip. he was committed to a mental hospital after he admitted to killing an elderly woman back in 1987. paul, who is schizophrenic, says he killed her because he thought she was a witch. the parents of a newborn baby left in a storm drain could face more charges now that the child has died. they were in court to face child cruelty charges. the infant's father led police to the storm drain after the mother showed up at a hospital saying she had just given birth. the baby boy was in that drain for several hours. he later died at the hospital. president obama is now under fire for scrapping a planned missile defense system in eastern europe. he's replacing the system with a smaller one, but critics say he's caving into pressure from russia. as jill dougherty reports, secretary of state hillary clinton is trying to make it clear exactly what was behind the decision. >> reporter: hillary clinton fires back at critics who charge
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president barack obama caved in to russia and shelved a bush era missile defense system. >> this decision was not about russia. >> reporter: but in moscow, vladimir putin praises mr. obama for a right and brave decision. the "washington post" says the president's move brings smiles to russia. the "wall times" says, his own new system veers more in line with russia. wrong, says the secretary of state. >> it was about iran and the threat that its ballistic missile program poses. and because of this position, we believe we will be in a far stronger position to deal with that threat and top do so with technology that works. >> reporter: missile defense is not dead, says hillary clinton. >> we are not "shelving" missile defense. we are deploying missile defense sooner than the bush administration planned to do so. and we are deploying a more
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comprehensive system. >> reporter: but what about poland and the czech republic? the two countries where the system was supposed to be built? a polish tabloid blair, the u.s. sold us to russia and stabbed us in the back. >> we would never, never walk away from our allies. >> reporter: to critics who claim mr. obama's decision puts america's security at risk, hillary clinton says, think again. >> make no mistake, if you support missile defense, which i did as a senator for eight years, then this is a stronger and smarter approach than the previous program. >> reporter: secretary clinton was asked whether russia might harden its line on iran as a result of mr. obama's decision on missile defense, but she side-stepped that question. jill dougherty, cnn, the stapt department. cops in one small town say a car with out of town license plate arrested the people
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inside. >> we'll arrest him on the charge of lack of small town hospitality. >> and those found guilty are in for quite a treat. a salute to the troops, i'm robin meade. counting down the days until he comes home. >> good morning, robin. my name is crystal from fort drum new york and i wanted to salute my husband. he's die ployed with the army in afghanistan. kevin, i just want to say i love you so much. your my best friend, hero and better half. i know how hard it is to be away from our son i left your slippers at the door and won't move them until you get to kick off those boots and relax with
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the fbi says najibullah zazi, a suspect in a terror plot has admitted having ties with al qaeda. zazi was arrested this week following raids in new york and denver. sources tell cnn the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation center in the new york area. [ chanting ] competing rallies in iran's capital city of tehran, thousands demonstrated against the iranian president, mahmud ahmadinejad yesterday. thousands cheering for the iranian leader who called the holocaust a myth. the anti-demonstrators are upset about the highly contested presidential election. indonesian authorities say
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dna evidence says the country's most wanted terror suspect is accused of plotting terror bombings, including the 2002 bombings in bali. officials say he was killed in a shoot-out. ray clark new he was in trouble. he knew he was being followed by more than half a dozen police investigators. he likely also knew where the investigation into annie le's death was heading. new haven police chief james lewis told me he his narcotics unit which specializes in this track clark's every move. even before she found le's body, they knew clark was the prime
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suspect. they began following clark saturday night the day before le's body was found. strangled and hidden inside a basement wall at the lab building where she worked alongside the man now accused of killing her. at first nar walk s narcotic officers didn't want clark to know they were on his trail. they camped outside his home, 24 miles from jail's campus. the day yale's body was found, clark played softball. detectives were in the crowd. by monday, the day after le's body was discovered investigators changed their tactics. they wanted clark to know they were tailing him. they parked right in front of his apartment and let her badges show while they walked around. mind games they were hoping would lead clark to talk to them and maybe even confess. it didn't happen. tuesday morning, investigators went to him, armed with search warrants, they wanted hair and fingernail dna samples. investigators focused on clark, in part, because of what they
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saw on the more than 700 hours ever videotape from the lab building security cameras. on that tape, ray clark stood out. a source with knowledge of the investigation told me clark was seen leavinged building after someone, possibly him, pulled a fire alarm. he had his head in his hands and looked distraught. after clark gave a dna sample on wednesday he got a room at this super 8 motel in his family's hometown. he stayed there with his parents hiding from the media likely knowing it wouldn't be long before officers came knocking again. by this time, investigators had interviewed about 150 people, and had collected 300 pieces of evidence. then came the dna match our source says clearly connects clark to the murder indicating the victim's dna was found on ray clark. early thursday morning, clark was arrested and charged with killing yale medical student annie le. he's being held on $3 million bond.
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he hasn't entered a plea. his lawyers aren't talking and neither is he. randi kaye, cnn, new haven, connecticut. california won't be able to cut its prison population as much as the federal government wants. the state released a plan yesterday to reduce the population by about 23,000 inmates, but federal judges ordered california last month to cut it by 40,000. federal courts concluded the medical care in prisons is too poor. it's unclear what the judges are going to do now. the state's correction secretary says california did all it can to comply with the order. germany raised its terrorism alert heavy because of you new threat from al qaeda. it's increasing security measures especially at airports and train stations. it says that a new video released by al qaeda yesterday suggested the group will hit germany if upcoming elections don't go the way it wants. some political parties in
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germany want to pull german troops out of afghanistan. ed video didn't say which political party should win, but the video says, "if the german people decide to continue this war, they seal their fate." authorities searching the property of phillip and nancy garrido today found another bone. right now they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the greed op backyard for possible clues in the disappearance of two other girls who vanishrd in the late '80s. police say they have no evidence tying the garridos to the other disappearances but also say the garridos can't be eliminated as suspects. the couple is charred with kidnapping jaycee dugard two decades ago. ed man considered the godfather of neoconservatism saying irving kristol passed away after complications from lung cancer. he later switched to conservatism and became the leader of the conservatism
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intellectual movement. he worked in several think tanks and publications and received a presidential medal of freedom. check out this video out of mexico city. people are in a crowded sub roy station here. this is yesterday. then shots suddenly rang out. you see people scatter. trouble reportedly started when police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a prosecutor says the man shot and killed two law enforcement officials. you see the gunman peeking his head out firing shots. he then takes cover on the train and keep on shooting. police arrested him several minutes later. five people were wounded in the shooting. a powerful earthquake rattled parts of indonesia today. the magnitude 6.4 quake was centered near the island resort town of bali. several people injured. they were running into the streets for safety. earlier this month another earthquake triggered a massive landslide that killed 65 people and injured hundreds more. government lawyers are
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trying to stop a controversial book project. online search engine google and the author's guild have an agreement. scanning massive numbers of books and post them online. they're claiming copyright and antitrust concerns. just it department says it does want to see a settlement, and it's urging both sides to continue negotiating. the government says if proper changes are made, the potential could be an important benefit for society. check this out. people living in an atlanta suburb are trying to figure wlut to do about this massive sinkhole. the hole is more than 25 feet long and it's threatening several homes. it opened up thursday after several days of heavy rain, and as you can see, it's already taken out part of the sidewalk, curb and the street. the hole is in a private development. so the cost of fixing it will fall to the homeowners' association. it is a big football weekend.
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so how's it looking in the deep south? are people going to get drenched? meteorologist karen ma begin ig looks at your forecast. >> you know how the sec goes. fighting for every football game across the deep south. it means 9 rainfall will continue because of this area of low pressure herb that's been in place for quite some time. to give you some idea, as it taps that moisture from the gulf, we have seen already about eight inches of rainfall right around nashville, tennessee, where typically for this far into the month we should see about two inches. their ground is absolutely saturated into the northern tier, those temperatures will be quite warm. in some cases it's going to be hot. now, what do we mean by that heavy rainfall? take a look at this. northern sections of alabama, the purple shaded areas, between six and eight additional inches of rain as we go into the next 48 hours, but all across the deep south, we've seen various flooding situations. in memphis they had to evacuate a day care knop injuries but the
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flooding was affecting the building. i'm cnn meteorologist karen maginnis, that's a look at your forecast. should more of our tax dollars be used to stabilize home prices? that's a question congress is going to have to answer soon. and jennifer westhoven is looking out for you and "your money." >> hope you're enjoying your september weekend. time is running out to take advantage of the first-time home buyers credit. it ends december 1st. left the sun shine ton or end it? six proposals to keep it going. a lot of people credit this tax credit with helping rescue the housing market, sterilizing it. 1 poun 5 million have taken advantage of the credit. the flip side. does cost a lot. alreadies $14 billion so far of government money, and that's money that belongs to you and me, but some of the ideas out
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there are to extend it for a year and there are some ideas to even expand it. realtors, you can imagine, want to make it juicier. they want it to bes 15ds,000, and they want anyone to be able to get it. not just first-time home buyers and regardless of income. it is a popular program, politicians like to keep the popular programs going. i'm jennifer westhoven looking out for you. >> thanks, jen. as you get more great money advice from jennifer westhoven each weekday on "morning express with robin meade" from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. eastern. in a huge water main break, nothing to do but scramble for higher ground. >> deep freeze under water. my furnace is under water. >> what authorities are saying about the torrent of water that flooded homes and cars.r you might as well be. you see, their moisturizer sits on top of skin, almost as if you're wearing it. only new dove deep moisture has nutriummoisture, a breakthrough formula with natural moisturizers...
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a massesive water main break flooded large parts of a neighborhood in suburban baltimore. rushing water submerged cars and sent water into several homes here yesterday. check it out. the water also collapse add road and knocked out power to about 1,000 homes. people in the neighborhood seemed to take it all in stride. >> my husband did make a joke of this. he said, put a for sale sign on the house right away, because now we have waterfront property. >> it took about two hours to get the water shut off. baltimore city officials say the water main break is part of a larger issue with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdees, even eagles, but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom houk has a very unique problem with his backyard putting green. economic it out here. look at this guy. houk says that a hairless fox
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has taken to stealing the golf balls from his putting green, and he has the video to prove it. look at him there. cute little guy. houk says he's not sure exactly why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> i think he's thinking they're going to hatch. and he just is giving them a little time. >> yeah, this little fox has an obsession with golf, with golf balls. >> houk estimates that the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls. i'm larry smith. la brorn james won't commit to the play for the cleveland cavalier after next season but he's committing to everything else. a new book and soon will star in a new movie. the player had them lined up for a sign copy of his new book "shooting stars." james has sign on to do a big screen comedy next summer playing himself. busy, busy guy. watch this hit right here. oh! defenseman leveling it from the
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islanders. leaving the bench to fight for him. he has now been suspended indefinitely. this during an exhibition game. a hearing is set. how about $600,000? junior weighing in at 146 for a comeback fight against juan manuel marquez. the contract called for both to weigh in at 144 pounds. according to reports, mayweather will have to pay a penalty of $300,000 for each additional pound. a lot of money. and the moment every golfer dreams of. news utah. jason trying for a hole in one in this contest. 150 yards away. put this actually out on a driving range. the target is the shot and in and wins $1 million. dr. evil would be so happy. got a set of golf clubs. good for you!
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that's sports. president obama has decided to scrap a proposed missile shield in europe. critics say he was bowing to outside pressure, but one member of his administration says, don't believe it. would you o
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look for a job? that's how much a sacramento man and his fiancee paid. check it out. david figures with 100,000 cars driving by that billboard every day, he's bound to get mosted. noticed. >> it's only going to take one person that's high up in a business, either private or public that wants a good manager. >> now, this marketing strategy has already generated a couple of calls. dave hopes one of them will land him a new job. an intense manhunt is under way in washington state for an escaped criminally insane killer. phillip arnold paul walked away from a group on a trip and now facing criticism for allowing paul to be on that field trip. state officials facing criticism
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for allowing paul way criminal past to be on that trip. he was committed to a mental hospital after he admitted to killing an elderly woman back in 1987. paul, who is schizophrenic, says he killed her because he thought she was a witch. the parents of a newborn baby left in a storm drain could face more charges now that the child has died. they were in court to face child cruelty charges. the infant's father led police to the storm drain after the mother showed up at a hospital saying that she had just given birth. the baby boy was in that drain for several hours. he later died at the hospital. president obama is now under fire for scrapping a planned missile defense system in eastern europe. he's replacing the system with a smaller one, but critics say he is caving into pressure from russia. as jill dougherty reports, secretary of state hillary clinton is trying to make it clear exactly what was behind the decision. >> reporter: hillary clinton fires back at critics who charge
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president barack obama caved in to russia and shelved a bush era missile defense system. >> this decision was not about russia. >> reporter: but in moscow, vladimir putin praises obama for a right and brave decision. the "washington post" says the president's move brings smiles to russia. the "washington times" says his own new system veers more in line with russia. wrong says the secretary of state. >> it was about iran and the threat that its ballistic missile program poses, and because of this position, we believe we will be in a far stronger position to deal with that threat and to do so with technology that works. >> reporter: missile defense is not dead, says hillary clinton. >> we are not "shelving" missile defense. we are deploying missile defense sooner than the bush
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administration planned to do so. and we are deploying a more comprehensive system. >> reporter: but what about poland and the czech republic? the two countries where the system was supposed to be built? a polish tabloid glares, the u.s. sold us to russia and stabbed us in the back. >> we would never, never, walk away from our allies. >> reporter: to critics who claim mr. obama's decision puts america's security at risk, hillary clinton says, think again. >> make no mistake. if you support missile defense, which i did as a senator for eight years, then this is a stronger and smarter approach than the previous program. >> reporter: secretary clinton was asked whether russia might harden its line on iran as the result of mr. obama's decision on missile defense. but she side-stepped that question. jill dougherty, cnn, the state department. what would you do if someone tried to rob the bank that you were in? a suspected robber had already taken thousands of dollars from
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there are new revelations about a man the fbi is calling a terror suspect. what the agency is now saying about najibullah zazi's ties to al qaeda. is criticism for president obama rooted in racism? some people say yes, including former president jimmy carter. but now president obama himself is talking about the whole thing. authorities in washington state are racing to catch a criminally insane killer who escaped. how he got away, and what officials are doing to capture him. hi. i'm natasha curry. it is saturday. thanks for spending part of your weekend here with hln. the fbi says najibullah zazi, a suspect in a terror plot, has admitted to having ties with al qaeda. the 24-year-old afghan national was arrested this week following raids in new york and denver.
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sources tell cnn, the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation center like a large railroad or subway station. the attack allegedly was going to be carried out in the new york area where there are large crowds where there are large areas and the airport security screening is lax. >> this case may be different. one thing is, we haven't -- it doesn't seem to be informant driven. it seems to be driven more by telephone intercepts. that may make this case more real. another unusual thing is the allegation of a direct tie to al qaeda. many of the cases in the united states we've seen don't have that tie. and finally, another thing that is kind of unusual about this case, this is an afghan. actually, there are very few afghan members of al qaeda, and i think this is the first afghan national who is accused of this kind of tie in the united states. >> sources tell cnn that zazi had a video of new york's grand central terminal, as well as shops and restaurants that see
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an average of a half million visitors per day. germany has raised its terrorism alert level, because of a new threat from al qaeda. germany's government says it's increasing security measures, especially at airports and train stations. it says that a new video released by al qaeda yesterday suggested the group will hit germany if upcoming elections don't go the way it wants. some political parties in germany want to pull german troops out of afghanistan. the video didn't say which political party should win, but the video says "if the german people decide to continue this war, they've sealed their fate." authorities searching a property of phillip and nancy garrido say they found another bone, but right now they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the garridos' backyard for possible clues of two other girls who vanished in the late 1980s. police say they have no evidence tying the garridos to the other disappearances, but say they also can't be eliminated as
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suspects. the couple is charged with kidnapping jaycee dugard 18 years ago. california won't be able to cut its prison population as much as the federal government wants. the state released a plan yesterday to reduce the population by about 23,000 inmates, but federal judges ordered california last month to cut it by 40,000. that's because federal courts concluded the medical care in prisons is too poor. it's unclear what the judges are going to do now. the state's correction secretary says california did all it can to comply with the order. some people have been very vocal in their criticism of president obama's plan to reform the health care system. former president jimmy carter thinks some of that criticism is based on racism -- or is it just a matter of free speech? as joe johns reports, mr. obama himself is trying to answer that very question. >> reporter: the president could no longer avoid talking about it. race. it came up in interview after interview.
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this one with cnn's john king. >> are there people out there who don't like me because of race? i'm sure there are. that's not the overriding issue here. i think there are people who are anti-government. i think there are -- there's been a long-standing debate in this country that is usually that much more fierce during times of transition. or when presidents are trying to bring about big changes. i mean, the things that were said about fdr are pretty similar to the things that are said about me. that he was a communist, a socialist. there were things that were said about ronald reagan when he was trying to reverse some of the new deal programs. they were pretty vicious as well. >> reporter: on abc, mr. obama pointing out that strong views on race don't always hurt him politically. >> are there some people who don't like me because of my race? i'm sure there are.
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are there some people who would vote for me only because of my race? there are probably some of those, too. >> reporter: the message much the same on cbs and nbc, too. its territory his press secretary has already covered. >> we all have to check our emotions, despite the depth of our beliefs. that we can have these kind of debates, important political debates, without doing so in a way that makes anybody feel uncomfortable. >> reporter: that was one side of the story. on the other side, one of the guys whose own conduct helped ramp up the debate was back home in south carolina holding his first news conference since he shouted out "you lie" at president obama. >> let's close the vote on last week. >> reporter: was race a factor in congressman joe wilson's outburst. >> i appreciate very much president barack obama has indicated this is not correct. >> reporter: also talking about
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how awful it's been. even though he's gotten well over a million dollars in political contributions, he's also become a target. >> it was speaking at the wrong place, at the wrong time. >> reporter: asserting that if he had it to do over again, he wouldn't. sending a message to the folks back home that he's not a ruffian. >> that i grew up in the holy city of charleston, south of the braun. it is the center of civility in a civil state. and so i truly support civility. >> reporter: wilson answered only a few questions before choking up and heading for the door. >> that is my life. supporting the people of south carolina. >> reporter: leaving behind the question of whether he and his party can move past the distraction and back to health care reform. joe johns, cnn, washington. the man considered the godfather of american neoconservatism has died.
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the "weekly standard" magazine said yesterday that irving kristol passed away at the age of 89 after complications from lung cancer. he started as a liberal, but switched to conservatism. and is eventually became the lead her of a conservative intellectual movement. he received a presidential medal of freedom. check out this video out of mexico city. people are in a crowded subway station here, this is yesterday, and then shots suddenly rang out. you see people scatter. trouble reportedly started when police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a prosecutor says the man shot and killed two law enforcement officials. you see the gunman peeking his head out there, the alleged gunman, firing shots. but then the alleged gunman takes cover on the train and keeps on shooting. police arrested him several minutes later. five people were wounded in the shooting. check this out. people living in an atlanta suburb are trying to figure out what to do about this massive sinkhole. the hole is more than 25 feet long, and it's threatening several homes. it opened up thursday after
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several days of heavy rain, and as you can see, it's already taken out part of the sidewalk, curb and the street. the hole is in a private development. so the cost of fixing it will fall to the homeowners' association. when a huge water main broke, there was nothing to do but scramble for higher ground. >> deep freeze is under water. my furnace is under water. >> what authorities are saying about the torrent of water that flooded homes and cars. kelly saunder's nature valley. ♪ the place that inspires her to go faster... ♪ and slower. ♪ elk mountains, colorado. where's yours? 100% natural nature valley granola bars. the taste nature intended.
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a massive water main break flooded large parts of a neighborhood in suburban baltimore. rushing water submerged cars and sent water into several homes here yesterday. check it out. the water also collapsed a road and knocked out power to about 1,000 homes. people in the neighborhood seemed to take it all in stride. >> my husband did make a joke of this. he said, get a for sale sign on the house right away, because now we have waterfront property.
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>> it took about two hours to get the water shut off. baltimore city officials say the water main break is part of a larger issue with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdees and even eagles, but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom houk has a very unique problem with his backyard putting green. check it out here. look at this guy. houk says that a hairless fox has taken to stealing the golf balls from his putting green, and he has the video to prove it. look at him there. cute little guy. houk says he's not sure exactly why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> i think he's thinking they're going to hatch. and he just is giving them a little time. >> yeah, this little fox has an obsession with golf, with golf balls. >> houk estimates that the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls. i'm larry smith. just days after being acquitted of charges in the death of one
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of his players, a coach in kentucky has an offer to return to school to teach. david stinson has been offered a job, though it isn't clear if it includes coaching football again. last year one of his players, max gilpin, collapsed during practice and later died. it was alleged he had not allowed the players to take enough water breaks. defense lawyers put it out gilpin was dehydrated and had contracted a fatal illness just before the practice. and giddy after this. thursday night, bottom of the 14th, walk-off hit to get the win against the white sox and last night against the yankees in the bottom of the ninth, another thrill. the two-run walk-off home run for ichiro. back-to-back nights of thrill for the mariner star. hey, where do you carry your gun? davide west of the cleveland cavaliers to bring new meaning to the definition of shooting -- guard. pulled over on a motorcycle in
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maryland and police found three guns including a loaded shotgun in a guitar case strapped over his shoulder. hey, wild, wild west where are you going? getting prepped to star in "terminator 5"? released on his own recognizance. i'm sure the police kept the guns. and nominated for a latin grammy. second album "moving forward" nominated for best instrumental album. the accomplished guitar player and songwriter already has four world series rings and now possibly a grammy to place next to it. that's sports. if you can't find a job the old-fashioned way, advertise. >> i know there's thousands of people applying for just maybe 10 jobs or 20 jobs. so i know that it's tough. >> one man has put up a huge "hire me" billboard. so how much is this marketing strategy costing him? this is nine generations
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check in out. directing potential employers to their website. he figures with 100,000 cars driving by that billboard every day, he's bound to get noticed. >> it's only going to take one person that's high up in a business, either private or public that wants a good manager. >> this marketing strategy has already generated a couple of calls. dave hopes one of them will land him a new job. an intense manhunt is underway in washington state for an escaped criminally insane killer. phillip arnold paul walk away from a sgrup of patients during a field trip to a county fair in spokane on thursday and now state officials are facing intense criticism for allowing paul, who has a violent criminal past, to be on that field trip. he was committed to a mental hospital after he admitted to killing an elderly woman back in 1987. paul, who is schizophrenic, says he killed her because he thought she was a witch. the parents of a newborn baby left in a storm drain could face more charges now that the
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child has died. they were in court to face child cruelty charges. the infant's father led police to the storm drain after the mother showed up at a hospital saying she had just given birth. the baby boy was in that drain for several hours. he later died at the hospital. president obama is now under fire for scrapping a planned missile defense system in eastern europe. he's replacing the system with a smaller one, but critics say he's caving into pressure from russia. as jill dougherty reports, secretary of state hillary clinton is trying to make it clear exactly what was behind the decision. >> reporter: hillary clinton fires back at critics who charge president barack obama caved in to russia and shelved a bush era missile defense system. >> this decision was not about russia. >> reporter: but in moscow, vladimir putin praises mr. obama for a right and brave decision. the "washington post" says the president's move brings smiles
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to russia. the "wall times" says, his own new system veers more in line with russia. wrong, says the secretary of state. >> it was about iran and the threat that its ballistic missile program poses. and because of this position, we believe we will be in a far stronger position to deal with that threat, and to do so with technology that works. >> reporter: missile defense is not dead, says hillary clinton. >> we are not "shelving" missile defense. we are deploying missile defense sooner than the bush administration planned to do so. and we are deploying a more comprehensive system. >> reporter: but what about poland and the czech republic? the two countries where the system was supposed to be built? a polish tabloid blairs, the u.s. sold us to russia and stabbed us in the back.
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>> we would never, never walk away from our allies. >> reporter: to critics who claim mr. obama's decision puts america's security at risk, hillary clinton says, think again. >> make no mistake, if you support missile defense, which i did as a senator for eight years, then this is a stronger and smarter approach than the previous program. >> reporter: secretary clinton was asked whether russia might harden its line on iran as a result of mr. obama's decision on missile defense, but she side-stepped that question. jill dougherty, cnn, the state department. cops in one small town say a car without a town license plate, arrested the people inside. >> we'll arrest him on the charge of small town hospitality. >> and those found guilty are in for quite a treat.
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pregnant women have been hardest hit by h1n1 flu, in fact, a small number of them have died. then again, some people are worried about taking the vaccine that's so new, so new, in fact, that it's still being studied in pregnant women at this time. i want to introduce you to amy wolf, one of the women who's involved in the clinical trials. you see her here, due at the end of october. she decided to get the h1n1 flu vaccine because she wanted to protect her unborn child. when her baby is born, that baby can't get a flu shot for another six months. so she figures the shot she's getting could very well confer antibodies to her baby and make the baby also immune to h1n1 flu. that's what they say usually happens. people are a little worried about this, as i said, because it is a new vaccine. we invited people to call us one
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kwi questions. here's a question from erin. >> caller: hi. is erin. i understand that testing the h1n1 vaccine is being done on pregnant women, but i'm wondering what type of testing is being done to see what kind of side effects might happen to the unborn baby in the future after birth? >> great question. amy and the other 119 women studied by the national institutes of health when they give birth they're going to take blood from the umbilical cord and see if the baby is also immune to swine flu and following that baby in the coming months to see if that baby is health pip great question, and there's the answer. there are lots of questions about swine flu and pregnant women. so go take a look at column we wrote this week at cnn.com/empowered patient. my colleague answers all of your questions if you're pregnant and trying to decide whether to get the swine flu vaccine. for "empowered patient," i'm elizabeth cohen. rogaine?
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the fbi says najibullah zazi, a suspect in a terror plot has admitted having ties with al qaeda. zazi was arrested this week following raids in new york and denver. sources tell cnn the alleged plot may have been targeting a major transportation center in the new york area. [ chanting ] competing rallies in iran's capital city of tehran, thousands demonstrated against the iranian president, mahmud ahmadinejad yesterday. thousands cheering for the iranian leader who called the holocaust a myth. the anti-government demonstrators are upset over the highly con techted presidential election. indonesian authorities say
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dna evidence says the country's most wanted terror suspect is accused of plotting terror bombings, including the 2002 bombings in bali. officials say top was killed in a shoot-out in java this week. jabba this week. ray clark new he was in trouble. he knew he was being followed by more than half a dozen police investigators. >> reporter: ray clark knew he was in trouble and knew he was being followed by or than half a dozen police investigators. he likely also knew where the investigation into annie le's death was heading. new haven police chief james lewis told me he his narcotics unit which specializes in this track clark's every move. even before they found le's body, they knew clark was the prime suspect.
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they began following clark saturday night the day before le's body was found. strangled and hidden inside a basement wall at the lab building where she worked alongside the man now accused of killing her. at first narcotic officers didn't want clark to know they were on his trail. that first night, they camped outside his parents' home, about 4 miles from yale's campus. the day le's body was found, clark played softball. detectives were in the crowd. by monday, the day after le's body was discovered investigators changed their tactics. they wanted clark to know they were tailing him. they parked right in front of his apartment and let her badges show while they walked around. mind games they were hoping would lead clark to talk to them and maybe even confess. it didn't happen. tuesday morning, investigators went to him, armed with search warrants, they wanted hair and fingernail dna samples. investigators focused on clark, in part, because of what they saw on the more than 700 hours
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of videotape from the lab building security cameras. on that tape, ray clark stood out. a source with knowledge of the investigation told me clark was seen leaving the building after someone, possibly him, pulled a fire alarm. he had his head in his hands and looked distraught. after clark gave a dna sample on wednesday he got a room at this super 8 motel in his family's hometown. he stayed there with his parents hiding from the media likely knowing it wouldn't be long before officers came knocking again. by this time, investigators had interviewed about 150 people, and had collected 300 pieces of evidence. then came the dna match our source says clearly connects clark to the murder indicating the victim's dna was found on ray clark. early thursday morning, clark was arrested and charged with killing yale medical student annie le. he's being held on $3 million bond. he hasn't entered a plea.
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his lawyers aren't talking and neither is he. randi kaye, cnn, new haven, connecticut. california won't be able to cut its prison population as much as the federal government wants. the state released a plan yesterday to reduce the population by about 23,000 inmates, but federal judges ordered california last month to cut it by 40,000. that's because federal courts concluded the medical care in prisons is too poor. it's unclear what the judges are going to do now. the state's correction secretary says california did all it can to comply with the order. germany raised its terrorism alert level because of a new threat from al qaeda. it's increasing security measures especially at airports and train stations. it says that a new video released by al qaeda yesterday suggested the group will hit germany if upcoming elections don't go the way it wants. some political parties in germany want to pull german
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troops out of afghanistan. the video didn't say which political party should win, but the video says, "if the german people decide to continue this war, they've seemed their fate." authorities searching the property of phillip and nancy garrido today found another bone. right now they can't say whether or not it's human. investigators are searching the garrido backyard for possible clues in the disappearance of two other girls who vanished in the late '80s. police say they have no evidence tying the garridos to the other disappearances but also say the garridos can't be eliminated as suspects. the which you believe is charged with kidnapping jaycee dugard two decades ago. the man considered the godfather of neoconservatism irving kristol passed away after complications from lung cancer. he later switched to
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conservatism and became the leader of the conservatism intellectual movement. he worked in several think tanks and publications and received a presidential medal of freedom. check out this video out of mexico city. people are in a crowded subway station here yesterday. then shots suddenly rang out. you see people scatter. trouble reportedly started when police tried to stop a man from writing graffiti. a prosecutor says the man shot and killed two law enforcement officials. you see the gunman peeking his head out firing shots. then the alleged gunman takes cover on the train and keeps on shooting. police arrested him several minutes later. five people were wounded in the shooting. a powerful earthquake rattled parts of indonesia today. the magnitude 6.4 quake was centerered near the resort island of bali. several people injured. they were running into the streets for safety. earlier this month another earthquake triggered a massive landslide that killed 65 people and injured hundreds more. government lawyers are trying to stop a controversial book project.
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online search engine google and the author's guild have an agreement. google will digitally scan massive numbers of books and place them online. the judge's debt says there are copyright and antitrust concerns. the justice department wants to see a settlement and is urging both sides to continue negotiating. the government says if proper changes are made, the potential could be an important benefit for society. check this out. people living in an atlanta suburb are trying to figure out what to do about this massive sinkhole. the hole is more than 25 feet long and it's threatening several homes. it opened up thursday after several days of heavy rain, and as you can see, it's already taken out part of the sidewalk, curb and the street. the hole is in a private development. so the cost of fixing it will fall to the homeowners' association. it is a big football weekend. so how's it looking in the deep south?
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are people going to get drenched? meteorologist karen maginnis takes a look at your forecast. hey, karen. >> you know how the sec goes. fighting for every football game across the deep south. it means the rainfall will continue because of this area of low pressure here. that's been in place for quite some time. to give you some idea, as it taps that moisture from the gulf, we have seen already about eight inches of rainfall right around nashville, tennessee, where typically for this far into the month we should see about two inches. their ground is absolutely saturated. into the northern tier, those temperatures will be quite warm. in some cases it's going to be hot. now, what do we mean by that heavy rainfall? take a look at this. in northern sections of alabama, where you're seeing the purple shaded areas, between six and eight additional inches of rain as we go into the next 48 hour, but all across the deep south, we've seen various flooding situations. in memphis they had to evacuate a day care knop injuries but the
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flooding was affecting the building. i'm cnn meteorologist karen maginnis, that's a look at your forecast. should more of our tax dollars be used to stabilize home prices? that's a question congress is going to have to answer soon. and jennifer westhoven is looking out for you and "your money." >> hi. hope you're enjoying your september weekend. you know, the time is running out to take advantage of the first-time home buyers credit. a lot of talk about it in washington. the $8,000 credit ends december 1st. should they let the sun set on it or extend it? well, there are six proposals to keep it going. a lot of people credit this tax credit with helping rescue the housing market, which stabilized it. almost 1.5 million people have taken advantage of it credit. you should know the flip side. it costs a lot. already $14 billion so far of government money, and that's money that belongs to you and me, but some of the ideas out
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there are to extend it for a year and there are some ideas to even expand it. realtors, you can imagine, want to make it juicier. they want it to be $15,000, and they want anyone to be able to get it. not just first-time home buyers and regardless of income. the bottom line -- it is a popular program, politicians like to keep the popular programs going. i'm jennifer westhoven looking out for you. >> thanks, jen. and you can get more great money advice from jennifer westhoven each weekday on "morning express with robin meade" from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. eastern. when a huge water main broke, there was nothing to do but scramble for higher ground. >> the deep freeze is under water. my furnace is under water. >> what authorities are saying about the torrent of water that flooded homes and cars.ou moisturizing body washes, usinr you might as well be. you see, their moisturizer sits on top of skin, almost as if you're wearing it. only new dove deep moisture has nutriummoisture,
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a massive sinkhole. people seemed to take it all in stride. >> my husband did make a joke of this. he said, get a for sale sign on the house right away, because now we have waterfront property. >> it took about two hours to get the water shut off. baltimore city officials say the water main break is part of a larger issue, with failing infrastructure in many u.s. cities. golfers are happy to see birdees and even eagles, but foxes? they're a different matter. in colorado, tom houk has a very unique problem with his backyard putting green. check it out here. look at this guy. houk says that a hairless fox has taken to stealing the golf
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balls from his putting green, and he has the video to prove it. look at him there. cute little guy. houk says he's not sure exactly why the fox has turned to a life of crime. >> i think he's thinking they're going to hatch. and he just is giving them a little time. >> yeah, this little fox has an obsession with golf, with golf balls. >> houk estimates that the fox has stolen about 100 of his golf balls. i'm larry smith. lebron james won't dmoit play for the cavaliers after next season but he's committing to everything else. james tried acting as well as hosting "saturday night live" and now sign on top do a big-screen comedy next summer play himself. busy, busy guy.
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check this out. suspended indefinitely. this was during an exhibition game. no date set for a hearing. the cost of two pounds of flesh? how about $600,000? weighing in at 146 for his comeback fight tonight against juan manuel marquez. the contract called for both fighters to weigh in at 144 pounds. so according to reports, mayweather will have to pay marquez a penalty of $300,000 for each additional pound. a lot of money. play of the day, and a moment every golf every dreams of. this is tuesday in utah. jason, trying for a hole in one in this contest. 150 yards away, they put this actually out on a driving range. tart hits the shot, in, and wins $1 million. dr. evil would be so happy.
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finally won a set of golf clubs. good for you. that's sports. if you can't find a job the old-fashioned way, advertise. >> i know that there's thousands of people applying for just maybe 10 jobs or 20 jobs opinion so i know that it's tough. >> one man has put up a huge "hire me" billboard. so how much did this marketing strategy cost him? as washington continues the debate over health care reform, aarp has chosen a side-- yours.
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would you pay $5,000 just to look for a job? that's how much a sacramento man spent to put up this massive billboard. check in out. directing potential employers to their website. he figures with 100,000 cars driving by that billboard every day, he's bound to get noticed. >> it's only going to take one person that's high up in a business, either private or public, that wants a good manager. >> this marketing strategy has already generated a couple of calls. dave hopes one of them will land him a new job. an intense manhunt is underway in washington state for an escaped criminally insane
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killer. phillip arnold paul walked away from a group of patients during a field trip to accountedy fair in spokane on thursday and now state officials are facing intense criticism for allowing paul who has a violent criminal past, to be on that field trip. he was committed to a mental hospital after he admitted to killing an elderly woman back in 1987. paul, who is schizophrenic, says he killed her because he thought she was a witch. we all know our cars are a big source of green house gases. a cull flit global warning. but some of our food is a concern as well. cows and sheep are responsible for about 18% of green house gases. researchers are looking at a simple way to reduce that by feeding the animals garlic. that's right. cloves of garlic. we have more in today's "ecosolutions."
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>> reporter: cloves to cows. it is the first solution. >> 80% of the pungent gas is released as a bell much and not at the other end. we tested on these very farms, and one of the challenges is the gar rick found in the milk. they will -- it was the garlic test on the dairy cows. >> it was concerning me that blame was constantly being pointed at the cows. and i don't think it's fair. they have been with us for 5 or 6,000 years and closed off feet and given this meat and milk. i wanted to be involved in trying to stick up for my cows. >> they need $800,000 in funding
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to continue testing and treating cows. and hope to get some of the money by turning the neutral project into a carbon setting program. >> it is the airlines and things like that, material to be fed to the cattle. and it could be six months down the road. >> that was reporting from newport whales. and for more on this and other environmental news, head to our website at cnn.com/ecosolutions. what would you do if someone tried to rob the bank that you were in? one customer was not about to let him leave with the money. and he wasn't the only person who stepped in to help. achoo!
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