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things stand we've been watching futures and they have come under a little bit of pressure. right now you're going to see the nasdaq has come under the most pressure. last tomorrow morning on squawk box we will be all over the story. that does it for us. the news with shepard smith begins right now in defense of elon musk, the woman who heads spacex has her say. i am shepard smith, this is the news on cnbc president biden speaks out on u.s. military' defense of taiwan. >> are you going oh get involved militarily to defend taiwan if it comes to that >> yes china's outraged the white house walkback, and the new economic payment to counter beijing. early voting you should way ahead of primary elections the lop-sided in georgia against
dem dm stacey abrams for senate, six republicans, including trump-endorse the herschel walker. crisis in the southern baptist church a new report finds accusations of sexual predatory behavior by leaders. stonewalling and covering up hundreds of alleged victims. amber heard versus johnny depp takes a new turn in court. why her lawyers say they will not put depp back on the stand but supermodel kate moss is set to testify employees stop a smash-and-grab robbery. the search for a woman at the center of a deadly-love triangle. and baby formula arrives but when can you get it? >> live from cnbc. the facts, the trukt, the news with shepherdard smith. >> good evening, tension between the united states request china are rising at a news conference today, president biden gave beijing a
stern warning. the u.s. would get involved with militarily to defend taiwan if china tries to take it by force. >> are you willing to get involved militarily to defend taiwan if it comes to that >> yes, we agreed to one-china policy we we signed onto it and all the attendant agreements from there. but the idea that -- that it can be taken by force, just taken by force is just -- just not appropriate. it will dislocate the entire region, and be another action similar to what happened in -- in ukraine well, white house officials walked back those comments quite quickly. saying the united states' policy towards taiwan has not changed u.s. officials added that president biden is committed to providing taiwan with the military means to defend itself. cnbc senior white house correspondent kayla tausche now.
how are taiwan and china respondling to all of this >> well, shep, taiwan welcomed what it called rock-sill soleisolid commitment beijing is hitting back saying it is strongly opposed to the position president biden outlined calling the comparison to ukraine absurd, urging the u.s. to abide by the one-china policy foreign ministry spokesperson saying china will take firm actions to safeguard its sovereignty and security interests. we mean what he with say under the one-china policy, the u.s. recognizes the chinese government, but only acknowledges and does not endorse its claim to taiwan. the policy dates back more than four decades when president carter restored relations with beijing, and ended formal ties to taipei. >> the united states recognizes the government of the people's republic of china as a sole legal government of china. within this context, the people
of the united states will maintain cultural, commercial, and other unofficial relations with the people of taiwan. american lead rsz have since approached the situation with extra teemic am biguity. president biden has been towing that line. he pledged to xi jinping he would uphold the agreement two weeks later, he told a "cnn town hall" this. he said at that point that he would be defending -- he would be willing to defend taiwan militarily back then, too, that the u.s. had a commitment then but when he reiterated it today following china's flying 14 warplanes in tie within's air defense zone, that raised new questions about whether this era of am pig wety is officially over and overshadowed the rollout of a ek nom ilk framework with 12 economic countries to shift out of china.
despite being the united states' eighth largest trading part never, taiwan was not part of that pact. intensive economic talks with taiwan take chase place in the weeks to come. shep. >> day la tausche, thank you president biden slamming vladimir putin during the trip to tokyo he made he said the russian leader needs to pay a heavy price for what he calls barbarism in ukraine. >> i believe a what putin is attempting to do is eliminate the identity of ukraine. he can't occupy but he can try to destroy its identity. he has to pay and russia has to pay a long-term price in that in terms of the sanctions that have been imposed. >> the ukrainian president, volodymyr zelenskyy, agrees but he he wants to punish russia even further today, he addressed political and business leaders at the world economic forum in switzerland. he is now calling for maximum level of sanctions on russian oil and banks.
meantime, a russian diplomat at the united nations in geneva has quit his job in protest of russia's invasion. today, he issued an extraordinary statement. he wrote, in part, the aggressive war unleashed by putin against ukraine, and in fact, against the buyer western world is not only a crime against out cranian people but also perhaps the most serious crime against the people of russia with a bold letter "z" crossing out all hopes and prospects for a prosperous, free, society in our country his statement comes, as a court inkyiv today sentenced a russian soldier to life in prison it is the first war crimes trial since russia's invasion began. the 21-year-old russian admitted he shot an unarmed map in the head in the early days of the war. is says he doesn't want to kill him and he was just following orders. other russian troop are doing just that in eastern ukraine. that's where zelenskyy estimates
russian forces are now killing up to 100 ukrainian soldiers per day. retired air force lieutenant general now, served as air force intelligence, surveilen, and reconn reconn reconnaissance chief of staff. general, ukraine yans are now deploying american-made howitzers. a ukrainian commander says this weapon brings them closer to victory. do you agree >> yes, shep i do. um, i also agree we need to continue our support of the ukrainians because as you see and as you very well described, the russians are continuing with their scorched-earth tactics and as a result, along with the continued egregious russian violations of the laws of armed con flick, i think what you are going to see is president zelenskyy is going to seek a complete restoration of ukrainian territory and sovereignty.
therefore, there is no cease-fire deal on the horizon and the went is gonna continue to need to support ukraine with weapons that matter. >> general, the russian diplomat who quit his job today, and issued a really stern rebuke of vad vladimir putin how big an impact can something like that have an the world stage for putin? >> i think what it does is it underlines the -- the position that most virtually all -- not -- not all but a good number of western nations hold. and it just validates, particularly coming from a russian diplomat, the seriousness of the nature of putin's aggression and coming from russian diplomat, think that lends a lot of credibility to someone internal to -- or at least previously internal to -- to
putin's -- uh government coming out in this regard just lends a lot of credence to what we all know. >> general, a top jefrmen official, before we go, says he sees an eu oil embargo breakthrough within days could that turn the tide of putin's were economically? >> well, i think, you know, sanctions and limitations can certainly help in the long-term. but they are not going to have an immediate impact in the battle space um, i believe we need to continue with these kinds of actions. but once again, they will have an effect over the long-term, not in the short-term. in the short-term, we need to provide president zelenskyy and the ukrainian military weapons they can put to good use in eliminating the russian' occupation now. >> lieutenant general, thank you, sir voters in five states heading to the polls for
primaries tomorrow ones that could determine which party controls congress. in alabama, voters will choose their candidates for an open-senate seat congressman mo brooks has been trailing former-business council of alabama president katy brit in recent polls. congressman brooks, one of the first members of congress to say he would challenge the 2020 election results former president trump origina originally endorsed brooks then in march, changed his mind. he accused brooks of going woke, as he put it, after the congressman told voters to leave the 2020 election in the past. in arkansas, the former-white house press secretary for form were president, sarah sanders, taking aim at the governor's mansion. she picked up support from her old boss, and political experts say she is expected to win the nom -- primary. if texas, george peabush is taking on incumbent general
paxton bush is the nephew of former-president george w. bush. in minnesota, voters set to decide whether candidates for former-president jim hagedorn's seat his widow, among the ten republican candidates in the run bug georgia is very much many focus nationwide, it is really ground zero for voting rights in a gat battle ground test for former president trump answer dorsment power two incumbent republicans facing off against two trump-backed candidates the state republican governor, brian kemp, is fighting off a challenge from the former-senate ever david perdue. last cycle, he locket his re-election bit to democratic senator jon ossoff secretary of state brad raffensperger rejected mr. trump's claims of voter frud in the state and refused to, quote, find votes in 2020 he is facing a trump-back challenger, sitting congressman jody heiss for analysis, amy stodered is
with us, associate he editor for real clear politics. donald trump backs dave perdue mike pence backs brian kemp. that looks like a blow-out win for kemp and really a camp pain stop for mike pence. >> yeah, shepherd. mike pence swooped in days before the contest, reading the polls and seeing governor brian kemp was already way, way ahead of the trump-backed challenger, former-senator david perdue. he got on while the getting was good, and came into do this last-minute rally with him showing some distance from president trump and -- and we know now because pence has told "the new york times," he intends -- pretty intends to run for president whether his former-running mate, president trump, runs or not in 2024 so, it is an opportunity to back a winner for pence it is an opportunity to get some daylight from the former
president and this was the contest, shepard, that donald trump looked forward to in the primary season the most. this was the showdown. brian kemp was at the top of his list of targeted foes and if the polls are correct, it will be a humiliating defeat. >> then, there is georgia. herschel walker a republican in a crowded primary field. this is an important one for republican that could set a tone. >> well, that's right. herschel walker is a beloved figure in georgia, shepard, kwls why republicans firmly believe that he will -- will be able to overco overcome a certain -- um -- incidents of baggage not only allegations from his wife squoers about abuse and assault but also questions about whether or not he has been truthful advocate business dealings and or whether he graduated from university of georgia. these are things he has not so
much been questioned about in the primary campaign where he has been way ahead the entire time republicans feel confident, however, that all of the good feeling about herschel walker is going win the day, and he is going to be a strong candidate for them in november. >> beyond georgia, ab, what races are you looking at as important on a national scale? >> i think the alabama race is fascinating, shepard, because as you noted, mo brooks had the backing of trump trump dumped him but he has refused to back any challengers in that race now, mo brooks is surging a bit in that race against the very pop pop establishment candidate, katy brit. if she can't win outright, that will be a fascinating runoff where we will see people urging the president, behind closed
doors, to the former president to endorse someone mo brooks will be obviously capitalizing on momentum of winning -- of getting to a runoff and katy brit will have a real challenge on her hands. very interesting, trump has stayed silent since dumping brooks. >> polls open tomorrow coverage here tomorrow night, amy stoddard, thank you. sexual abuse allegations in the southern bap tint convention unwith woman says her nightmare started in her own home. the new report detailing how church leadership tried to silence stories like hers. health experts releasing more details today on recent monkeypox cases. and issuing a new warning as they learn more about how it is being spread. and the long-waiting list for one particular hotel room in indiana. nothing special about this motel room, but the people who recently stayed there? that's a different story
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for more than two decades, leaders of the southern baptist convention covered up and lied about accusations of sexual abuse. that from a scathing, new investigative report that the church, itself, commissioned it is the largest protestant denomination in all the country, roughly 14 million members one former bap tint leader says this is much more than just a crisis for the church. he says it is an apocalypse. the president of sourthern baptist told members to prepare for what he calls deliberate actions to address these failures here's nbc's anne thompson. >> reporter: this is the reckoning hanna kate williams wanted when she and ores asked southern bap tint convention for a third-party investigation of sexual abuse. >> do you feel vindicated by the report >> in a lot of ways, yes >> reporter: she is suing the sbc for failing to take action against her father, who she says
sexually abused her starting at age 8 as he studied to become a pastor. >> i was met with, well, you are an enemy of god. it was threats, harassments, i had to move thfrom my home. >> the lengthy report details how survivors encountered resistance, stonewalling, and even outright hostility from some in sbs's leadership starting in 2000 bun leader claiming it is a say tappic scheme to distract us from evang lizp. yet, one staffer compiled a secret list of accused abusers with hundreds of names. >> what does this do this the reputation of southern baptists? >> for a group that talks a lot about sexual morality, talks a lot about men protecting women and children, i think that this is obviously a very bad look and it is clear hypocrisy. >> sbs president ed litton said we must resolve and implement
desperately needed reforms creating and maintaining an information system, providing protocols and training and making a sincere apology to survivors. healing won't come easy. popular evangelist berkts moore, who left the sb dc last year, ty twaet twooeting you have betrayed your women. it is too late to make it right with me. it is not too late to make it right with them. for the news, i am anne thompson. the president and chief operating officer of spacex defending elon musk against sexual-misconduct allegations in a company-wide e-mail cnbc.com reporter michael shes obtained, shutwell writes personally, i believe the allegations to be false not because i worked with elon but because i have worked closely with him for 20 dwraeriers and never seen nor heard anything involving these allegations.
a former spacex flight attendant accused of elon musk of propositioning her on a flight on the company jet and reported he settled with her for $250,000 as part of a settlements agreement. calling it all a political hit piece. glenn shotswell the top woman executive. she said in the e-mail company has a see row-tolerance policy for harassment and every accusation is taken seriously and investigated, regardless of who is involved. german baby formula to the rescue for millions of american parents. almost 80,000 pounds of it just arrived and now we know, there is more coming how quickly the formula will get to families in need, and what some places are doing in the meantime about price gouging the average age of a car on the road is older than ever in america. 12.2 years but supply chain issues aren't the only thing driving this trend.
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leaf arriving for some of the millions of parents struggling to find baby formula. this is the first shipment from europe it touched down in indianapolis just yesterday the white house says the military plane carried about 78,000 pounds of baby formula. that is enough for more than half a million baby bottles. all of it is from germany. it is part of what president biden is calling operation fly
formula. agriculture secretary says the shipment contains a very specific, specialized formula. he says it's -- it's getting loaded onto trucks, and will be delivered to hospitals and healthcare clinic across the country. >> this shipment provides enough formula to take care of 9,000 babies and 18,000 toddlers for a week >> but it's not for everyone the white house says more flights are expected in the coming days. cnbc's perry russom now on what the administration is doing to address the formula crisis. >> it is truly one of our highest priorities. >> reporter: a second plane carrying baby formula is set to land later this week the company scrambling to fill a nationwide shortage. >> what the hell is going on >> parents staring at bare shelves. yesterday, new york city issuing a state of emergency. >> we had a family pick up milk this morning, and just were in
tears. >> the patchwork to replenish the nationwide shortage is heavily reliant on ap abbott factory in michigan. 25% of the nation's formula is made right here. the plant shut down in february, after a voluntary recall this weekend in a "washington post" op-ed, abbott's ceo robert ford wrote we are sorry to every familiby let down. they should open by next week but it will take another six to eight weeks before form ha is on she shelves applause forsecretary oa agriculture tom vilsack when i announced it yesterday. >> but that is millions of children that may be affected by this >> reporter: dr. josh wexler is a pediatrician says usually parents should not switch form ha but now is advising parents to do exactly that. >> you might poe ten liberal
sacrifice your brain development as well. >> that second shipment arrives on wednesday at dulles airport outside d.c. it then goes to pennsylvania before it is handed out. shep. >> perry russom, thank versus much. ab unvoe broked attack on a new york city sib way. now, one man dead is police searching for the suspect. plus, new york is not the only place experiencing a rise in transit crime how a group of unarmed people in chicago is taking matters into their own hands. and amber heard's legal team changing tactics their reason for deciding against putting johnny depp back on the stand and the supermodel added to the witness list as we approach the bottom of the hour, and the top of the news on cnbc. i have moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. now, there's skyrizi. ♪ things are getting clearer, i feel free ♪ ♪ to bare my skin ♪ ♪ yeah, that's all me ♪ ♪ nothing and me go hand in hand ♪
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♪ ♪ introducing the all-new infiniti qx60. take on your wild world in style. ♪ if you are driving an older car, and done plan to trade it it anytime soon, you are not alone. new data shows the average age of vehicles on the road in the u.s. right now is 12.2 years that is an all-time high, according to s&p global media. it appears the trend of keeping cars longer isn't ending cnbc's phil lebeau now phil, how much of this is people can't find a car -- not a new one -- to buy? >> that is part of it, shep. in a typical/normal year, we would see between 16-17 million
vehicles being sold. last year because of the chip shortage, there were fewer than 15 million but another factor is the slks made today and really in the last 15-20 years are more reliable, and they last longer. >> what about at of the record-high prices for used cars is that forcing people to hang onto them longer i mean, you might think of selling with a price so high >> you would think about selling but then you dgot to turn around buy another used advantage and let's do the math. the average used vehicle loan in the first quarter according to edmonds is an increase in one year of almost 7,$7,000 i believe that's made a lot of people sit there and say i probably could get more for my car. i got to tike on another auto loan payment no thank you, i will just continue driving what i have. >> if the average age for a model is 12, how many cars and trucks are 20 years old? >> oh, you are going to love will this stat
if you think about it, there are 283 million vehicles in this country. about 16% -- 61%, shep, were built between 2002 that is about 45 million vehicles at least 20 years old that tells you how long they were last noug remember, shep, it used to be i got 100,000 on m aichl doing great. >> phil lebeau, good to he so you. thank you. i am shepard smith on cnpc it is the bottom of the hour time for the top of the news cities getting creative to fight crime on public transportation, while new york city police search for another subway shooting suspect. the cdc expects more north american cases of monkeypox but experts say do not panic as they narrow how recent outbreaks are spreading. but first, amber heard's
lawyers say they will not call actor johnny depp back to the stand. >> that is an about face and came during the middle of trial today. amber heard's legal team wrote in statement calling depp back to the stand would be as relevant to us as a bicycle to a fish her lawyers didn't say what caused the shift but they still seem undecided because at the end of testimony today, they told the judge they might still call him up. meanwhile, with their few-remaining hours, heard's lawyers called to the stand an orthopedic surgeon he said the story johnny depp told how he injured his finger when the couple was in australia doesn't add up. >> this one doesn't really appear to be a sharp-glass laceration i can't determine the exact object but i can determine that -- that it is unlikely that it was sustained in the manner described. >> remember, johnny depp told the jury he heard his finger when amber threw a vodka bottle
at him in cross-kmexamination, depp's lawyers showed him images from that night >> sioux thave you seen this pie before, dr. moofr? >> i have not. >> so you are not aware this is the area mr. king testified he found mr. depp's finger? >> correct. >> do you see the bloody tissue on the ground at the bottom of the bar? >> yes. >> do you see the blood drops around that tissue >> yes >> so you didn't consider any of this evidence in rendering your opinion about how mr. depp injured his finger in australia, did you? >> i did not. >> heard's legal team is almost finished presenting their case they have about four hours left. after that, depp's team will bring up some rebuttal witnesses. they are expected to call to the stand depp's former girlfriend kate moss. amber heard mentioned the super model during her testimony a few weeks ago. depp's legal team also expected to bring johnny depp, himself, back up to the stand for rebuttal closing arguments set for
friday jesse weber is with us now, lawyer and host and law and crime network. jesse, depp's legal team say he will be their last rebut witness. what do you their goal is? >> they want to finish strong. this is the closing week it is his testimony, most important that has been selling this story and for many people that watched him testify, they found he came off very credible and strong, and i think that is one of the reasons why amber heard's side said yes we have a time limit but there is so much risk calling him back to the stand. i think they realized johnny depp wants a home run, tell his story one, final time. and be the lasting thing the jury remembers. >> and now, we are going to hear from kate moss all of this well really because amber heard opened the door for this testimony wonder what is going to be there. >> oh, she opened the door for sure even his attorneys kind of did a fist bump. look this is somebody believe has had a close relationship with depp over the years and it is all about that infamous staircase
rumor, whether or not he pushed her down the stairs. she is probably going to come on the stand and say that was a rumor, he never would have done that and clearly, amber heard referencing her to the jury is just another reason and another point of ammunition for johnny depp to say, jury, don't believe anything that she has been telling you. this is just another rumor she has been peddling. this is just a symptom of her entire case. jesse, johnny depp's lawyers have been really blowing up online i want to show this video you took of a member of the legal team today rock-star ovation. how does this public per play into all this? >> let me just tell you this has changed and transformed into something no bun could imagine these attorneys have now become superstars what is heaping outside this courtroom and inside this courtroom is a movement. it is definitely changed, and as we said johnny zep fighting two battles, the court of law, the court of public opinion, when you watch that, you have to think that he is loving this
that his whole tide has changed. that he is getting this public support and his attorneys have now become their own kind of celebrities in case. it's phenomenal. it is really a phenomenon i will tell you that much. >> jesse weber, thanks. manhunt now in new york city police say they are searching for somebody they say shot and killed a man on a subway in what appears to be a random attack. they released that mugshot a short time ago they say he has gang ties. they also released these surveillance photos of the suspect this morning place say they believe he shot and killed 48-year-old daniel enriquez on the q train. cops say the suspect paced back and forth in the train train car, then, enriquez -- shot enriquez enrbun time in the che. he walked up the station stairs and handed the gun to a homes
man. mayor eric adams acknowledging it is returning as more return to the subway system. >> this is no way around that. we are going to make sure our subway system is safe. >> the victim's sister says he was on the -- he is the son of mexican immigrants she said he was born and grew up in ynew york city. cnbc's valerie castro with more from enriquez's sister >> reporter: describing her older brother daniel to nbc's emilie ikeda just one day after he was shot and kill on a new york city subway train, the fourth subway-healthed rom side in the city this year. >> never, would i imagine that my brother would be marurdered
like this. assassinated >> reporter: as the city struggles to combat rise in crimes, while violent crime is up more than 40% across the five boroughs mayor eric adams, vowing to invest in police and technology. >> i want to bring technology -- not metal detectors -- but technology that could identify a gun. and i want to bring that, move it around in the subway system so we can identify guns. >> just six weeks earlier, ten were shot during a weekday morning commute. police pointing out unlike that incident, this time, the surveillance cameras were working and captured these images of the suspect. as workers return to their daily commutes, many say they ever left with no choice but ride the subway. >> i wish it was more safer. >> most efficient way to go somewhere but you know what? it is what it is got to take your chances. >> >> reporter: while the mayor tries to reassure people that in some categories, crime has gone
down. >> shooters are decreasing murders are decreasing during the month of april compared to last year. you know, these neighborhood safety teams are doing their job. >> i think repeating the statement that the city is safe, that the subways are safe, you can't fool new yorkers >> reporter: for more safety measures, the mayor says the nypd is conducting random bag checks throughout the transit system he says there is also some discussion about screening people who arrive to the city by bus in hopes of catching any guns smuggled across state lines. shep >> valerie castro, thank you. crime on public transportation isn't rising just in new york. it is happening in other major cities across the country. and it comes as americans are trying to get back to normal after the pandemic really changed everything cnbc's dray anne drae day reports on the alarming rise in public transit and what people in one city are doing about it
>> reporter: america's biggest city is experiencing a major surge in transit crime. >> i don't feel safe no one does. >> reporter: coast to coast, violent attacks caught on camera from a daytime stabbing in la to an elderly man sucker punched in new york. >> the subway system and our bus system -- they are the lifeblood of our city. >> reporter: authorities in major-metro areas already moving to increase security and police presence but this group of citizens says that is not enough. >> there have been a lot of recent attacks on people on the red line train in chicago. >> the executive director of violence interrupters. this group of unarmed volunteers patrol the trains in a hard-hit neighborhood. >> if we were to notice that someone is in the process of harming somebody, violence interrupters are disciplined and train on how to deescalate the situation without the use of violence we have relationships with a lot of the young guys on the trains
so we plan to talk them down and get he them the services they need. >> here in chicago, report transit crime now up 44% compared with 2021 in atlanta, it's up 26% and as mentioned in new york city, over 62%. >> transit, i think safety is the number one issue. >> chris herman, a criminal justice expert and professor at john jay college points to low ridership itself as part of the problem. while new york city subway use is on the rise, it is still down roughly 40% when compared with pre-pandemic norms. >> eventually, potential or motivated defenders are going to be deterred from victimizing people because they are going to have that -- that thought there is more potential good samaritans that are going to intervene. >> reporter: back in chicago, tio says more commuters alone won't address the biggest problem he is seeing out here on the rails. >> you have a lot of people with mental health issues ulk see it in -- in their faces. you have a lot of people that are homeless
the passengers -- a lot of them are really, very paranoid and scared. >> and shep, volunteers go through specific training on how to help those suffering from mental illness, he also said he has some early conversations with the mayor's office and hopes she will venkly have a form formal partnership with the city of chicago. brutal death in ex-text linked to a drulove triangle goe bad. and masked robbers in california pick the onrwrg target the caught-on-camera brawl when store employees fight back i couldn't keep up until i found ziprecruiter. ziprecruiter helps us get out there quickly and get us qualified candidates quickly. they sent us applicants that matched what i was looking for. i've hired for every role, entry-level technicians, service advisors, store managers. ziprecruiter helps me find all the right people,
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cases. the world health organization reports it's detected about 200 confirm ord suspected cases in europe and north america u.s. health experts insist anybody can catch monkeypox but a top-cdc official says many cases officials are identifying right now appear to be among gay or bisexual men. people may, a first, mistake it for a sexual hi-transmitted disease. anybody who develops a rash or lesion likes these should see a doctor cdc reports it is now in the process of releasing about a thousand vaccine doses from a strategic national stockpile that has been approved for monkeypox. a possible murderous love triangle rocking the pro-cycling community. anna mariah wilson, a rising cycling star, died in austin earlier this month police there say a woman named
kaitlan armstrong shot and killed her they say armstrong became furious after she learned wilson hooked up with her boyfriend, the pro-cyclist, colin st strickland now, he is stake spaeking out. in a statement today, strickland said he has cooperated fully with investigators but he kls affirmed he had a brief relationship with wilson back in october that spanned a week or so but that was it. he says the relationship was platonic and professional taf that point he didn't say anything about his current girlfriend she is the one who is the accused killer, on the run for weeks. now, the feds are on her trail here is nbc's morgan chesky. r u.s. marshals leading a coast to coast search for a murder suspect who hasn't been seen in more than a week 35-year-old kaitlan arm strong is accused fatally shooting professional cyclist anna mariah wilson police say on may 11th, officers found the 25-year-old's body at the austin home with multiple gunshot wounds.
>> there is some suspicious activity going on in there so we definitely went with suspicious death. >> police say wilson met with the suspect's current boyfriend, colin strickland, the night she was killed the two, both pro cyclists, who strickland said briefly dated last fall, went swimming and to dinner before strickland dropped wilson off at the home she was later found dead detectives say one minute after wilson arrived, security footage shows an suv similar to kaitlan armstrongs appears to pull up outside. when officers confronted armstrong with video evidence, she provided no explanation and continued to remain very still a and guarded. in a statement, wilson's family says they are devastated by the loss of our beautiful daughter and sister. >> i don't think anything woof anything bad to say about her. >> as police enlib the help of u.s. marshals, investigators say
a an anonymous tipster told them her boyfriend was having a romantical relationship with wilson the tipster telling police armstrong became furious and shaking with anger and wanted to kill her wilson's family says at the time of her death, she was not in a romantic relationship with anyone. >> it was all farai that wilson -- >> known has best as moe, wilson had been a rising talent in the gravel cycling circuit. >> i put really hard effort in at the end. >> now, as investigators piece together what may have led to wilson's death, the search is intensifying for the missing-suspected murderer and tonight, authorities staying very tightlipped on the whereabouts of their prime suspect. not saying where the search has gone, but only saying u.s. marshals are leading it at this time and they also pointed out one other thing, shep, and that is that it the boyfriend in this
case is not believed to be a suspect because he did have an alibi and not placed near the crime scene when it plaque took place. >> morgan chesky live in austin. the motel room where fugitives casey and vicki white spent their last days together on the run, well now has a long wait list. it is apparently become a hot spot for true-crime enthusiasts. a local tv station reports at least 70 people are waiting to stay in that same room the same one the accused murderer and form were-corrections officer used -- it is room 150 at the motel had 4 1 in evansville, indiana 25 people called about booking it just yesterday. they say the gound-level room typically goes about60 bucks a night but as you might imagine, it is now booking for as much as $100 of course the nationwide manhunt for the fugitives ended two weeks ago with a dramatic police chase and crash
casey white, the former inmate, surrendered to cops. and vicki height white, the corrections officers, akilled herself. another violent smash-and-grab robbery at a jewelry store but this time, employees fought back. surveillance cameras captured it all. look here. it happened in huntington beach, california, just yesterday afternoon. employees at this princess bride diamonds jewelry store say four hooded suspects came in. one had a hammer, started smashing away at the glass case but employees started hitting and punching the robbers at one point, you can see them kicking one of the robbers on the ground there one employee said she didn't know what to do at first but her co-worker's bravery or whatever, eventually, rubbed off on her. >> as soon as i saw them coming in and fighting, lily is fighting i like also needed to get in there, too. >> look here you can see her ramming the robbers with a chair ha-ha.
the fighting seems to work the robbers took off but according to cops, they did make off with more than $7,500 bother of jewelry one of the employees said he was hit in a head with the hammer during the attack but says he is okay police say they are still investigating. crypto the sector's lost more than a trillion dollars in value this year alone but regardless of the wild market swings, it's becoming more a part of financial mainstream financial life. we will introduce you to one woman who says she is all in and making it work. he was a child actor in the movie "jaws" back in the 1970s small part one of the kids who put that fake shark fin in the water. something he probably would not want to see now in his new job as the real-life chief martin brody.
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starbucks exiting russia for good the coffee giant announced the move today it has 130 locations in russia but lbs all of them. the exit effectively pulls the starbucks brand permanently from russia starbucks reports it will continue to pay its nearly 2,000 russian workers for six months mcdonald's reported just days audio, it is ael celling all 850 of its russian restaurants conan o'brien finding a friend the former-late night host sold his podcast company, including his own podcast "conan o'brien needs a friend" to sirius xm they paid 150 million bucks. the package includes a five-year talent agreement with conan o'brien. and arby's beefing its we have the meats claim introducing its first hamburger, actually premium wagyu burger. the new meat -- about 6 bucks and available only through july. on wall street, the dow up
618. s&p, up 72 nasdaq, up 181 snapping a three-day losing streak. cryptocurrencies have lost a trillion dollars in market value this year. still, they are increasingly becoming a part of everyday life for u.s. households. according to new data from the federal reserve today, last year, more than one in ten american adults held or used cryptocurrencies but only 3% of adults actually used crypto forpurchases or moan transfers. cnbc's sharon epperson talked to a woman who has gone all in with crypto from her salary to even mortgage payments. >> reporter: alyssa howell joined a company that pays all its employees in bitcoin she never owned digital turn currencies before this job now, howell is payed in bitcoin on 1st of every month based on her salary in u.s. dollars
if bitcoin and i make 25,000 per among, i will receive half of a bitcoin. on the 1st, our company sets a price. so on the 1st of every month, they will say this is the exchange rate for a bit continue >> reporter: employees can convert crypto paychecks back into dollars with the company cover the conversion fee but this single mother of two has gone all in with crypto. while she exchanges bitcoin for dollars to pay day-to-day expenses, she found a lender who would accept bitcoin for a mortgage and keeps 10% of her bitcoin pay for retirement savings. >> i am long-term kcrypto currency i am here the next five years, decade, the next two decades there's where i really see the opportunity. >> reporter: the company's ceo, jp richardson says paying employ degrees in bit continue is a way to help make virtual currencies
more mainstream. >> i love telling people only invest what you can afford to lose because this market still is early even though we believe in the future of this market, early days, it's still volatile. you know, the price goes up and down, up and down. >> bitcoin has been a rollerer coaster for investors: price reaching all-time high, above $68,000 last november. but losing half its value since then financial advisers caution to balance their investments with other financial goals and not get over their heads before investing, ask yourself, do you have emergency savings, disability and life insurance? are you saving enough for re iermt? also, consider your cash know. >> take a breath before pressing the buy button and potentially consulting with an adviser and say is this the right thing for me >> reporter: keep in mind, there are fees involved with exchanging bitcoin for dollars,
and tax implications to consider as well. also, managing finances using bitcoin or cryptocurrencies does not offer the protections as a bank. >> sharon, thanks. the hard lipos of new york city's past uplifted the public payphones carted away to a museum. the steel phone bank used to dominate city coshers. there were more than 8,000 of them as recently as 2015 then, they started to such them for public wi-fi hot spots, there you get transit info, real-time weather, and charge for your cell phone. one of the kids from the movie "jaws" now in charge of defending part of martha's y vineyard the new chief of police in oaks bluff, massachusetts that is a small town in martha's vineyard, where spielberg filmed jaws >> he made me do it.
>> he was the kid on the right there. he told the video gazette newspaper, this is something he has been working toward his whole career. 45 seconds and a race to the finish president biden gave beijing a stern warning at news conference in tokyo today. said the u.s. would get involved militarily to defend taiwan if china tries to take it by force. white house officials almost immediately walked back those. another massive shipment of baby formula from europe heading to the u.s., landing wednesday. and voters in five states to the polls for primaries tomorrow winding candidates are to face off in the november midterms and and help determine which party will control congress. and now, you know the news of this monday, may the 23rd, 2022. i am shepard smith thanks forheinin cckg tonight we hope to see you back here for the news on cnbc tomorrow.
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