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with the jay-z lyrics, allow me to reintroduce myself. some pats fans say there will be boos, others will be cheering for him over their own team. some held a parade for the greatest of all time marching goats through downtown boston yesterday. as fate would have it, brady will likely break another record tonight in foxborough. 80,000 plus passing yards in his 22 seasons and turns out he needs 68 to pass drew brees for the most in nfl history. what are the chances? how will fans react to brady. how will brady handle the moment? we've seen him get emotional many times over his career. one of the most highly anticipated regular season matchups in nfl history, fred, 8:20 eastern tonight. hello, everyone.
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thank you for being with me. we begin with breaking news out of southern california where a major oil spill offs the coast is being called a potential ecological disaster. we're waiting to hear from officials who are expecting to give us an update in the next hour or so. so the leak is about 3 miles off the coast of huntington beach and experts estimate as much as 126,000 gallons of post-production crude spilled out apparently from an offshore oil production site. the impacts to wildlife are already visible. oil has now started to wash ashore along with dead fish and birds coated in oil. we've got tom sater in the cnn weather center with more on what is already turning out to be a terrible disaster and with currents that you explained earlier the potential for more damage is great. >> it is. fredricka, we first heard about this when beachgoers and surfers
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were smelling gasoline fume. we hear right now it's overwhelming. the reason for that, this is not raw crude that we saw getting extracted in the bp oil spill. this is mainly a post-pro duck oil and gas, so a lot of chemicals are added to it and therefore the fumes will be oppressive to the nose but makes it less dense so the sheen was first notified or noticed about 9:00 a.m. on saturday morning from the u.s. coast guard. you can see we have long beach to the far north left-hand corner. laguna beach is just off the screen to the east. we have a platform out here, actually four platforms, in an area called the beta field. right now, e wlle does the post-production process. .6 miles off the shore. we believe the oil sheen is roughly 5.8 miles in length, somewhere between 3.5 to 5 miles
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off shore. it's not exactly around that platform. we actually jumped a little bit further. let me go back and show you where this is because this is important. there's an area called the beta field. the beta field is land that is owned by the u.s. department of the interior. it is then leased by these oil company. you will be able to see them here. sorry we got a little far head of ourselves. you will get an idea here. not sure we're coming back to the same graphic. there is a pipeline that runs directly towards shore from this platform. somewhere along the line we had ourselves a break, a breach. they told us that they actually have been able to patch it somewhat, although it was leaking throughout the night. the wor we had was in 1969. that was 3 million. in 1969 the oil spill was the worse in history until exxon valdez came up and then the become p oil spill. that plume of oil was 35 miles. there is a big difference here. you start to see here, i'm not
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sure what we're looking at as far as our graphics, if we're on the air with these, we're having graphic problems but what we have is basically this oil plume making its way toward the shore. we're starting to see now radar derived sea surface waves pretty much carrying it from the northwest to the southeast. the winds, however are going to be different and they're going to be carrying them onshore. again, we could see this in newport. it hasn't been reported at that time. possibly into laguna beach. because it's post-processed it's going to expand in its length as it makes its way to the shoreline. we'll get these straightened out for you. we should hear something later on. the patching process, how much did it work. they have booms in place to try to confine this area, but again, it's something nobody wants to hear that here we go yet again, a company or platform that have had fines in the past are seeing another leak. >> yeah. you're absolutely right about that. we're all bracing. tom sater, your explanation surpasses any graphics, no
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matter what. so thank you so much. cnn national correspondent natasha chen is live in huntington beach. are we learning anything more about what caused the breach in the first place? >> not quite yet, fred. we are expecting a press presence shortly and hoping to find out more answers. what county supervisor did tell us is that the company responsible, their parent company, amplified energy, are working with the coast guard and other parties to clean this up and working on repairing the leak. here at huntington beach people are advised not to get in the water. even even, so we saw a couple folks come from the station to wash your feet after you spent day on the sand they have clump of oil on their feet now and we can show you through our drone shots that there are a number of people on the beach today. that's because there was supposed to be an air show.
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this was the third day of the air show that got canceled. some of the people here did not know it was canceled. a lot of folks out here trying to figure out what's going on and can smell the oil as well. here's orange coin supervisor katrina foley talking about wetlands where they've seen significant damage. >> our talbert wetlands, the oil has infiltrated the entirety of the wetland. there's significant impacts to wildlife there. i was out at the river jetty. i would like to describe it as like a pancake size cluster of oil on the shoreline beading along the shoreline and so that also oil all in the wetlands. these are wetlands we've been working with the army corps of engineer, with the land trust, with all the community wildlife partners who make sure to create this beautiful, natural habitat
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for decades. now just in a day, it's completely destroyed. >> reporter: and so you see some signs here on the beach that tell people, telling them not to get in the water. still, we saw a couple of surfers out there anyway today. our producer talked to them. they said that they felt good about the water. again, though, people nearby who live around here, all the people who were excited about this air show coming back fort first time since the pandemic, they will tell you they can smell something out there and it's unknown exactly how long the leak has been going on, fred. we're suspecting it's been a day or two. >> you brought up some sound bites from people who thought they smelled something, not just saturday but as early as friday. natasha chen, thank you for that. let's look further into this. joining us by phone from newport beach, newport beach city councilwoman and former mayor diane dickson.
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let me ask you, so right now, are you seeing any remnants of this oil spill in newport beach? are you seeing any wildlife wash up coated with oil? what are you witnessing? >> thank you, fredricka. it's nice to be able to speak with you this afternoon. i was down there about 10:00 a.m. pacific time for about an hour this morning, and i did see the oil spill, the oil you've been showing on your broadcast. actually i thought i was far enough away, the lifeguards are keeping people away from the shoreline and actually when i got off the sand, my shoes were covered with oil, clumps of oil. >> you're south, right? i'm not a californian, but thinking about my travels there. south of huntington beach, new port is, and you did see and experience oil on the bottom of your shoes? >> absolutely. and i've got pictures. in fact, you just showed on your
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foets, i was there, talking on my phone when you were broadcasting that when i was there this morning, that was earlier video. anyway, yes, it is mild but we're definitely seeing it on our shoreline and our life guards have been out there since last night working to -- i work with the coast guard. there's a multiagency force that is offshore with the booms as well as trying to clean up as fast as they can. actually i think you mentioned there's going to be a news conference at 1:00 pacific time. i think we will all know more. i could see the boats way out there beyond the booms so i was pleased to see that. the animal control, trying to keep the animal off the water as well and everyone seems to be complying. to address the smell issue, it's clearly strong. i had residents, because i represent the coastline here, most of the coastline, in balboa peninsula, and newport beach, residents posting on next door
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last friday night saying what's the smell. so they started smelling it. it is pervasive and certainly down at the beach. if anybody wants to go to the beach they do not want to stay there long. we want to protect our wildlife and our sand and everybody is working as hard as they can to clean up this mess. >> we saw signs and pictures of the, you know, signs beach closed in huntington beach. how about where you are in newport? have you done that or are you going to? >> well, i don't -- i don't know if they have the signs up yet but lifeguards are up and down the beach all morning as i saw multiple red trucks and they are advising people, educating people, to stay away. a lot of people, surfers out there not even knowing. i talked to one young teenage surfer and looked like he kind of rolled out of bed and had the surf board in his hand. i said i don't think you want to go out there. we had an oil spill. people are cooperative, clearly nobody is resisting that and they want to be out of the way
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of all the cleanup crews. the most important is keeping our beaches safe and the wildlife concerns and marine life and we're all concerned about that. newport beach is known for its beautiful beaches and we want to protect our beaches and keep our residents and visitors safe. >> how about your concerns about resources? are you worried at all that there are enough resources to address this? even as we look at these images, we're also seeing those container ships, you know, by the dozens that are offshore. we talked about that story yesterday. and how even a lack of resources is why iso many are parked wher they are. they can't offload, in part there is enough personnel so do you have or share concerns about enough resources to address what seems to be a growing spill problem? >> i thought it might have been one of those offshore ships. we can see them lined up and down the coast from newport beach to long beach. they're not.
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it was an oil platform as you have reported. it's not the same agency as the l.a. and long beach ports trying to find people to work to do the offloading, resources are the multiagencies coordination led by the coast guard. i have not heard there's any lack of it. we have our lifeguards available, firefighter and animal control people. right now we're doing what we can. what's going on offshore the u.s. government and the coast guard that i believe have adequate resources they will be deploying. as i was out there at 10:00, i could count four cleanup boats laying the booms and there's a lot of resources, physical resources, out there and i could only see newport beach and i know the same is going on up in huntington beach. everybody is all hands on deck literally to protect our beaches and that's what we care most about. i'm actually going to do the coast guard -- the coast guard
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is doing a flyover at 2:00 or 2:30 at long beach, i'm he going to get on the helicopter and see the plume myself. >> i love newport beach. it's a jewel on the pacific coast. counsel woman diane dixon, all the best to you and the residents to huntington beach and beyond, being impacted by this spill. >> thank you. coming up, a divided democrats in congress, now stuck between president biden and his domestic agenda. he's vowing to get it done. what is the path forward? or necessity. we can explore uncharted waters, and not only make new discoveries, but get there faster, with better outcomes. with app, cloud and anywhere workspace solutions, vmware helps companies navigate change-- meeting them where they are, and getting them where they want to be. faster. vmware. welcome change. the new citi custom cash℠ card, a different kind of card that rewards
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you, with the pete agenda hanging in the balance, what is the white house strategy? >> fred, president biden is planning to hit the road this week trying to sell his economic agenda directly to the american people. the white house announced just a short while ago that president will travel to howell, michigan, on tuesday where he will be promoting both that bipartisan infrastructure proposal and also the larger, more sweeping economic package that would expand the social safety net in this country. both of those measures currently stalled in congress. the president has been spending the weekend at his home in wilmington, delaware, where he's been making phone calls to lawmakers and also planning to host democrat here at the white house this week as he is hoping to push those negotiations along. one thing that this white house will have to address is growing frustration among some in the party, particularly moderates, when it comes to the delay on that vote for the bipartisan infrastructure proposal.
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yesterday senator krysten sinema said there's been a breach of tru within the party, but white house officials are pushing back on that idea saying that people need to give and take a bit when it comes to the negotiations. take a listen. >> there's enormous amount of trust in the democratic party, but more importantly, there's a lot of focus on the american families. look, people will be disappointed, people will not get everything they want. that is the art of lenl lay lating. the goal is to get both bill and we're going to fight until we get both bills and that's the statement from the president. human infrastructure is important and physical infrastructure is important. we're going to do both. >> reporter: even as house speaker nancy pelosi is setting up that halloween deadline for the bipartisan proposal, this white house is not putting any time frame on this, just insisting they will get it done. >> arlet and suzanne, having more time, will it be more advantageous? >> it really depends, fred, on
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who you ask. the progressives think the more time they have, the moderates are very frustrated by this process. house speaker nancy pelosi did press pause on these negotiations, high stake negotiations within the warring factions in her party. october 31st is the deadline to get that infrastructure bill vote passed and she said you in a dear colleague letter yesterday, very blunt language here, about the fact that they needed more time and the they did not have the votes necessary to get the structure and this bigger package both passed. that is a requirement. despite the president's multiple trips with both the moderates and the progressives last week, they are still very much far apart. we heard senator joe manchin putting out the figure of $1.5 trillion while we heard the chair of the progressive caucus saying this morning that is nowhere close. take a listen, fred. >> that's too small to get our priorities in. it's going to be somewhere between 1.5 and 3.5.
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i think the white house is working on that right now because remember, what we want to deliver is child care, paid leave, climate change. >> reporter: while this deadline, this extension of the deadline, works for some of the democrats as they try to move through and exercise some of those muscles there, this is really frustrating for some of the moderates, including senator krysten sinema who says the republican lawmakers they had on board for this big infrastructure package, might disappear. we did hear from some republicans who are now using this delay to their advantage to make two points, one that they believe the administration is incompetent, and the second that perhaps they will -- that they will threaten to pull their support because there's just no more momentum. take a listen. >> the president lost a lot of political muscle. now we're at a point where the president is weak and really, bernie sanders, the far left democrats, are driving the bus. >> and fred, while progressive
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democrats say look, they're not going to focus on a price tag here, they're going to focus on the issues, what needs to be paid for, these programs, that may actually take more time and be more difficult than figuring out dollars and cents. >> thank you so much, ladies. appreciate it. coming up, more than 700,000 white flags to represent each life lost to coronavirus. cnn spoke to the artist behind this powerful exhibit. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (music quieter) ♪ (phone clicks) ♪ ♪
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it goes down -- >> to the world war ii memorial now. >> to the world war ii memorial. >> reporter: suzanne firstenberg is the artist, a temporary exhibition on the national mall. each flag represents an american life lost to covid-19. >> when i bought flags in june, i bought 630,000. i thought never would we use that many. i've reordered twice. >> reporter: visitors come by not just to observe, but to participate. volunteers write dedications for loved ones submitted online. >> one flag it was a 99-year-old who died. and the flag reads, he refused a ventilator. he asked that it be used for someone younger. >> reporter: when the exhibit opened september 17th, there were 670,032 deaths. since then, thousands more have died. each day, she's increased the number to reflect that. >> so i check the number every
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including sex trafficking and racketeering charges. sonya moge has been following these court proceedings for months now and joining us from new york. you profiled dozens of women involved in this case and what did you learn? >> you know, i was sitting in the courtroom as that verdict came down and i couldn't help but think about all of these women who came and made that moment possible. the prosecution table right in front of me was filled with an all-female prosecution team, these women with extensive histories prosecuting mob families and really complex criminal cases. i thought of all the women who organized mute r. kelly who brought a lot of these survivors' voices together, their stories together. all female producer team of surviving r. kelly who helped elevate these stories, bringing them back into the foreground again, and most importantly all of these survivors who either spoke to prosecutors, spoke publicly, actually came and
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testified at this trial. it was very difficult for some of them to testify at the trial. we saw people breaking down on the stand. it was difficult for some of them to face r. kelly. prosecutors told us about one woman who had a mental breakdown before she was supposed to testify and ended up not having her testify. one woman who testified spoke to cbs after that verdict and she told cbs's gayle king about how difficult it was for her to be back there and face r. kelly once again. >> it was very disturbing to have to relive those moments and, i don't know, a piece of me was happy because i felt like -- >> happy? >> yeah. because i felt like this person no longer has control over me, you know. you don't tell me what to do and what to wear and where to go and how long to be in a room anymore. >> when she testified she used a sued nim because she didn't want
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her name to be attached to her testimony at the time but she did come forward revealing herself to cbs. we heard women who testified in the previous trial in 2008. one won said this verdict, the 2008 trial he was acquitted, but this guilty verdict, lisa van allen said, is what she had been waiting for all these years and attributed it to all of this collective group of women who came out and spoke out against the singer. >> wow. very personal stories being shared. sonya, thank you so much. >> thanks, fred. now turning to a troubling new report showing the suicide rate among active duty u.s. service members has skyrocketed in recent years. the defense department study found that the suicide rate among active duty service members has increased by more than 41% in the five years between 2015 to 2020. dr. kelly posner is a professor of psychiatry at columbia
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university. so good to see you, doctor. what is your reaction when you hear these numbers? >> well, they're very sobering and what it tells me is that we have a lot of work to do. here's the good news, fredricka. we know, you know, as much as this has been our tragic paradox that takes more firemen than fire, more police than crime, more lives than car accidents, more soldiers than combat, we actually know that this is our one preventable cause of death. when you step back and look at the big numbers, despite the fact that for over 20 years the suicide rate kept going up, each and every year, in the last two years we've seen it go down. last year in 2020 it went down by 6%. >> why do you think that is? >> i think it's because what we're doing with identification and messaging and addressing sigma, is actually working. we know the pieces to the
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formula. let me tell you what i think they are. >> okay. >> we must find the people suffering in silence and connect them to the care they need. did you know that nearly 50% of people who died by suicide have seen their primary care doctor the month before they die. we need to be asking the monitor for blood pressure and do vision testing, but what we realized we really need to do to move the needle is actually go find people who are suffering in silence where they work, live and thrive because many people never get to the doctor's office. >> so in order to go find, that means you have to equip more people with the information about how to identify when somebody is in trouble. they're not always going to verbalize it to you? >> exactly. they don't always have the will to come to you. >> right. >> so we have seen, you know, reductions in active duty when we actually implemented brief screening tool that can be put
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in everybody's hands, right. so the legal assistant, the custodian, the spouse, and we've seen that really, really make a difference because we have to find people where they work and live. that's where they want to hurt themselves, right. where most people never get to the doctor. for example, you know it's often the number one construction cause of death in construction workers, safe checks in the morning can be more than the hard hat. it can be these questions. that's great. the other piece is we must address the lack of help seeking. you know the biggest cause of suicide is this treatable medical illness called depression, but we don't think of depression the way we think of cancer. most veterans, active duty, i'm weak if i ask for help, we must break down those barriers of stigma and misunderstanding that can be lethal. >> yeah. i love the ground that you have laid for us and you're giving us really instructive information on how we can all help each
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other come along. doctor kelly posner, thank you so much, appreciate it. if you are thinking about suicide and if you're worried about a friend or loved one or would like emotional support call the national suicide prevention hot line at 1-800-273-8255 or text home to this number, 741741. right now, officials are giving an update on this major oil spill in southern california. let's listen in right now. >> as most of you know, we are in the midst of a potential ecological disaster here in huntington beach and as the exhibits and pictures here illustrate, the oil spill has significantly impacted our community. at our last update, we were informed that more than 3,000 barrels of oil or 126,000
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gallons, have been spilled into the ocean located just off of the huntington beach coast and our coastal neighbors. our wetlands are being degraded and portions of our coastline are now covered in oil. i want to reassure everyone that the overall cleanup effort is being expertly coordinated right now. that effort is being led by the incident management team or imt, which includes federal, state, and regional response entities. in addition, the company responsible for this oil spill which we understand to be beta offshore, a california subsidiary of houston-based amplified energy corporation, is working on the cleanup effort as well. in the coming days and weeks we challenge the responsible
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parties to do everything possible to rectify this environmental catastrophe. our local teams at the city and at orange county are working in concert to support the cleanup and recovery efforts. as everything unfolds, however, there are some important huntington beach impacts that we need to share. first, the ocean and shorelines at huntington beach are closed. that is from seapoint, the street sea point to the north all the way south to the santa ana river jetty. the beach order closure was issued in concert with the orange county health care agency and the city of huntington beach. of note, the closure means that if individuals are at the beach, in the impacted areas, they should not cross into the shoreline or into the water
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where we have oil impacts. the beach closure will be in place until further notice and we will be providing updates regularly. we also wanted to let everyone know that while the overall cleanup efforts are being led by the coast guard here in huntington beach, our local response efforts have been focused on two major priorities. first, protecting the health and safety of our residents and visitors. second, preventing an ecological disaster by mitigating the impacts of the oil on our precious wetlands and wildlife. we urge everyone to stay safe by avoiding the impacts and the areas that are contacted with oil. please know that protecting our wetlands and wildlife are of utmost importance to us here in huntington beach.
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to facilitate protecting our most sensitive and ecological locations, the city proactively laid a total of 2,050 feet of protective booms at seven separate locations. unfortunately, as a result of this oil spill, we are starting to see oil covered fish and birds washing up along our coastline. the city has set up an oil response hotline and if anyone in the community has concerns or questions about this situation, please call that hotline numbers at area code 714-374-1702. in addition, we know that huntington beach residents are a community that care and want to give of their time. so we are coordinating efforts with our local nonprofits. we've worked with our local
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partners at the huntington beach wetlands conservancy and at the surf rider foundation to help support cleanup efforts. for those of you that have an interest in the animal rescue-related efforts, we urge you to contact the huntington beach wetlands conservancy. that organization needs a wildlife -- mans a wildlife agency on huntington beach reached at area code 714-374-5587. in addition, at some point, we will need volunteers to help with the beach cleanup efforts and to help coordinate that effort, we've partnered with the surf rider foundation. anyone interested in helping on that front should go to their website at
12:48 pm in a year that has been filled with incredibly challenging issues, this oil spill constitutes one of the most devastating situations that our community has dealt with in decades. rest assured that the team in huntington beach mobilized quickly and we are pro actively responding. we are doing everything in our power to protect the health and safety of our residents, our visitors, and our natural habitats. we are grateful for the outpouring of support and urgency exhibited by our community. in huntington beach we come together, especially in times of challenge. today, is no different.
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we will face this challenge together and we will come out stronger because we are 1 hb. i will be happy to take any questions and i'm also going to ask -- >> you've been listening to huntington beach mayor kim carr there describe how in her words this is now the most devastating situation that community has faced in decades. the fact that 3,000 barrels of oil has spilled off the coast there, the coast guard she says is leading the cleanup efforts and they have others who are now putting their focus on trying to recover and help we will continue to monitor the press conference there and the situation as all hands are on deck to try to now address this oil spill off the coast of southern california. we'll have much more right after this. e?
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"saturday night live" premiered its 47th season last night. the show's first order of business, poking fun at democrats who just can't seem to get to the same page to pass key pieces of president biden's agenda. >> on one side we have kyrsten sinema from arizona. >> what do i want from this bill? i'll never tell.
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because i didn't come to congress to make friends. and so far, mission accomplished. >> is it just me or does she look like a character from scooby-doo at the same time? de facto president of the united states, joe man chen from west virginia. >> he ya. that's right. i'm a democrat from west virginia. if i vote for electric cars, they're going to kill me. >> let's go through this agenda together. we're going to realize, we're on the same page. we are singing the same thing. >> i'm saying he need 300 billion in clean energy tax credits. >> and i'm saying zero. >> see, same page. >> 12 weeks of paid family leave. >> six days. >> six whole days of pay. . >> well, unpaid. . >> unpaid six whole days. >> nights. >> six whole nights. it is all about compromise,
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right? roads. everyone okay with roads? >> i like roads. >> me too. roads are where trucks live. >> kirsten? >> i want no roads. >> no roads? why? >> chaos. >> oh, and this is just the beginning. "snl" is back. >> all right. the winner of the powerball jackpot is? no one. saturday's $635 million drawing was the 10th largest jackpot in u.s. lottery history and powerball's sixth largest ever. so get out and get the tickets. the next drawing is monday night. and the powerball jackpot expects to grow to $670 million. all right. the record for the largest jackpot in u.s. lottery history is just north of $1.5 billion. all right. a volcanic eruption in the qaa they'rery islands is still making scenes like this two weeks after the initial burst. lava down the dark mountainside
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overnight. but the good news is, officials are lifting stay-at-home orders in several towns around the volcano. poor air quality has been an issue since the eruption began. to date, more than 6,000 people have had to evacuate their homes. and this quick programming note. the new cnn original series "diana" introduces viewers to the person behind the princess and reveals a life more complicated and fascinating than the world knew. "diana" premiers tonight, 9:00 p.m. on cnn. thanks for joining me today. i'm fredricka whitfield. we continue with jim acosta right now. ♪ ♪ ♪ aloha! isn't this a cozy little room?
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