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light, you're seeing the shadow of the black hole surrounded by a ring of light which is bent by gravity. that's cool. you can also listen to the podcast. thank you for joining us today. we'll see you this time tomorrow, i hope. ana cabrera picks up our coverage right now. >> hello. thank you so much for being here. i'm ana cabrera in new york. decades of neutrality no more. it could be the latest casualty of russia's unprovoked attack on ukraine n. lead the leaders of finland announced their support for joining nato. russia is calling this a threat and warns of retaliation. putin's goal of destabilizing nato is making the western military alliance bigger, stronger, and closer to russia. finland's president today had a pointed message for vladimir
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putin. >> well, if that would be the case that we join, what my response would be is that you caused this. look at the mirror. >> back in the u.s., a milestone almost unthinkable just a few years ago. 1 million americans have died of covid. the president ordering flags lowered to half staff in a country changed forever. we are also learning more today about this amazing story involving nerves of steel and an emergency landing soft as a willow. what happened minutes before a passenger had no choice but to take controls. let's begin with finland's decision to pursue nato membership. nic, is there any doubt that nato would rush to approve finland's application? >> they've already given them a green light, if you will. nato secretary general today
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said that they will be warmly welcomed. there's been a lot going on behind the scenes in brussels at nato head quarters. a lot of conversations between different nations. and all of it coming to the same point. if finland joins nato which is on track to happen at the moment, then they would be allowed in. they would be given nato membership. it may take a few months, but all the indications have been that these are nations that have trained regularly, gone on operations with nato countries that they meet the democratic and financial requirements. so it is a process that should happen much faster than for anyone else wanting to join nato. >> and sweden could follow suit. right? >> this is the expectation. in fact, what is actually happening at the moment, finland in a way has sort of slowed down its process just a little bit by a few days from what we understood a week or so ago from
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government officials so they could time this out so that finland, so that sweden could announce pretty much the same time that finland does. the finish president is going to sweden on tuesday, and i think there's a real expectation that both announcements will come at the same time so they can track through nato pretty much in parallel. >> we'll watch it closely. nic robertson, thank you for that reporting. on the ground, russia is making headway in the east. they say putin's troops are advancing in some areas as more border villages close to russia come under fire. and for the first time, a russian civilian has reportedly been killed on russian soil by cross border shelling from ukraine. joining us is retired major general james spider marks, a military analyst and the head of geopolitical security for academy strategies. always good to have you. first on the russian being killed during cross border shelling. how do you think this could impact the battle? >> well, i don't know that it
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impacts the battle, but clearly nobody celebrates the killing of civilians. these are certainly not targets. they're outside the realm of military targeting. in fact, i would suggest that the ukrainians having been trained by nato and the united states go through a very robust collateral damage assessment calculation before they deliver any rounds to make sure you minimize or at least you avoid civilian casualties. so it doesn't affect the fighting. i think the ukrainians are doing everything in their power to avoid that. and i don't know what the russians will make of this. but let's be frank. nothing in russia, especially along the border, should be considered a sanctuary. the ukrainians need to get after the military targets that are refitting, refueling, assembly areas. they're putting petro into their vehicles and communicating and they have head quarters. ukrainians need to get after those things. >> i can't help but wonder if putin will use that to his advantage to try to sell his
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military or or justify his military operation as he calls it in ukraine, or if the russian people will see this civilian death and feel more impacted by this, again, unprovoked war that putin has begun, and lead to, you know, more turmoil internally there in russia. but again, like you said, we don't know just yet. let's turn to the big announcement here by finland saying it plans to apply for nato membership. the significance of this cannot be overstated. finland shares an 800 mile border with russia. and russia is already threatening retaliatory action if this happens. general, isn't this exactly what putin didn't want to happen? >> it is. and he thought that by blustering and by provoking, he might, in fact, try to have various nations be submissive. that's clearly not the case at all. finland shares this border. they have a very long history with russian incursion.
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i mean, this has been wide open forever. just going through history and the russians and the sweeds have always had tough relationships. but i mean, he created this conflict in ukraine. clearly there's a legitimate reason for finland. because as nick r robertson indicated, they have the finances and trained before. they can ask to join and it appears to me that nato would say sure, looks good. looks like a good selection. makes perfect sense. >> now, today the president of the european commission called russia the most direct threat to the world order. do you agree? >> well, let's look at china. we've got some issues with china. when i look at ukraine, i can't help but look at china and see what president xi is thinking about. what are his intentions about taiwan? i think they're different today than months ago. he has to look at his military and make sure it's not as
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screwed up as putin's if he's got to conduct a military operation. plus he has to go through open ocean. we have to keep our eyes on china, but russia is so incredibly disruptive right now, putin is such a despicable global pariah, the challenge we have is if putin suddenly leaves scene for whatever reason, but if he leaves the scene, is the world suddenly going to embrace russia and say the bad man is gone, let's have this normal relationship with russia? we know that putin is going to be replaced by one of his elites and one of his cronies. you've got to be cautious about this. >> well, general, thank you very much for your insights and expertise. it's good to have you here. >> thank you. now, a cnn exclusive. russian soldiers carrying out what appears to be the cold-blooded murder of two unarmed civilians in ukraine. prosecutors there are investigating this as a war crime. cnn has obtained the
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surveillance video. i have to warn you, the images are disturbing. cnn's sara sidner reports. >> reporter: this is a stark example of a potential war crime perpetrated by russian forces. an example the world has not yet seen. russian soldiers shooting two civilians in the bac cnn obtained the surveillance video taken from this vehicle dealership that sits along the main highway to kyiv. the video is from the beginning as russian tried and failed to shell their way to the capitol. the fight along this road was clearly fierce. but what happened outside this business was not a battle between soldiers or even soldiered and armed civilians. it was a cowardly cold-blooded killing of unarmed men by russian forces. the soldiers show up and again breaking in. inside of a guard shack two ukrainian men prepare to meet them. we track down the men's identities. one is the owner of the business
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whose family did not want him named. the other was hired to guard it. >> my father's name -- >> reporter: his daughter wanted the world to know his name, and what the russians did to him. both civilians, both unarmed. we know this because the video shows them greeting and getting frisked by the russian soldiers. and then casually walking away. neither seemed to suspect what was about to happen. that is when a member of the civilian fighting force who talked to the men a couple of days before the attack told cnn. he did not want to be identified for security reasons. >> translator: we came there earlier, warned people to leave that place. we also hoped for the humanity of russian soldiers. but unfortunately, they have no humanity. >> reporter: you see the two men walking in the shadows toward the camera. behind them, the soldiers they were just talking to emerge. a few more steps, and their
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bodies drop to the ground, dust shoots up from the bullets hitting the pavement. the soldiers have opened fire. minutes later, the guard gets up, limping but alive. he manages to get inside the guard booth to make a call to the local guys for help. this is one of those guys. a ukrainian truck driver turned civilian soldier. >> translator: first of all, we felt a big responsibility. we knew we should go there, because the man needed our help. he was still alive. >> reporter: he's the commander of a rag tag team of civilians who took up arms to fight for ukraine and tried to save the men. when the guard called them, he explained what transpired with the soldiers. he said the soldiers asked who they were and asked for cigarettes. then let them go before shooting them in the back. when his men finally got there, he had lost massive amounts of blood. >> translator: one man from our group went there, and the guy
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was still alive. he gave him bandages, tried to perform first aid, but the russians started shooting. >> reporter: they tried to fight back but for unsuccessful. they didn't have the fire power to save their countrymen. have you seen the video? >> translator: i can't watch it now. i will save it in the cloud and leave it for my grandchildren and children. they should know about this crime and always remember who our neighbors are. >> her neighbors to the north, these russian soldiers, showed just how callous they are, drinking, toasting one another, and looting the place minutes after slaying the two men. what were the last words that you remember he said to you? >> translator: bye bye. kisses. say hello to your boys. >> reporter: her boys will be left with a terrible lasting memory. the death of their grandfather now being investigated as a war crime by prosecutors. sara sidner, cnn, kyiv. it's all so awful.
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overturn roe v. wade. the stunning breach rocked the court and reignited a debate about abortion rights across the nation. the leak is under investigation and was likely a key topic in the meeting. it was supposed to focus on petitions in outstanding cases. we are joined now by a senior correspondent for new york magazine. also with us is cnn supreme court reporter arian. we know only the justices were in the room. no cleshlgs. no staff. any insight on how today's meeting went? >> right? this was the first meeting. they went into their conference room, and they sit usually in order of seniority and go around the room unless someone has to call in because they're out of town. and we didn't get an exact readout of what happened, although, we know there are going to be opinions next week. but it's really likely that they discussed the leak, because it's really going to change the way
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they do business going forward. you can't underestimate the impact of the leak on the court's procedures. and yesterday i was talking to a former clerk. she said there's always been leaks at the supreme court, but here it's like someone just turned on the faucet. that's what they're dealing with. >> stand by. we have breaking news. this is about the january 6th investigation. the committee investigating the capital attack issued subpoenas to five sitting members of congress. they're all republicans. let's bring up their names and pictures. kevin mccarthy, congressman scott perry of pennsylvania. congressman andy bigs of arizona. congressman moe brooks of arizona and jim jordan of ohio. there you see their faces. ryan nobles is following the breaking details. ryan, what do you know about this? why these five congressmen? >> reporter: this is a group of congressman the committee has been interested from almost the
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very beginning of their investigation as we reported over the summer, when they initially began looking for information related to what happened here on january 6th, they asked the courts to preserve or asked telecommunications companies to preserve the records of a number of house members and this group were in that discussion. in addition they sent letters to six republican members, and this five were all in that group, asking them to voluntarily cooperate with the committee's investigation. all six of them that included this five that have been issued subpoenas turned down that request. but this is something that the committee has wrestled with for many months. they knew that these republican members were not going to be willing to participate in the investigation. they were hopeful they might be, but they were very concerned and they remain concerned that these subpoenas may not be enforceable. there is not a lot of precedent to the idea of sitting members
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of congress being subpoenaed for an investigation that's being conducted by fellow members of the same body. so we've already seen the committee have some difficulty in forcing subpoenas from members of the trump administration. this is an entirely different conversation about actually sitting members of congress. and, of course, the biggest name in this group is the current minority leader of the house of representatives. kevin mccarthy from california who is hoping and vying to be the next speaker of the house should the republicans take control of the house in the fall midterm elections. mccarthy has been a target of this investigation from the beginning. you'll remember that he stood in the way of attempts to create an independent bipartisan commission that would have been conducted outside the congress. he also stood in the way of the attempts to create this select committee even polling certain members of the committee off of the initial formation of the committee after the house
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speaker nancy pelosi had blocked some of the names that he had added to it. so this is going to create a lot of tension. potentially drama between republicans and democrats in the house. you know, it's already somewhat of a toxic triermt here in washington. this is only going to add to that. and then the big question is how does this impact their upcoming hearings that are scheduled to take place in june? we're going to have to wait and see how these republican members react to this very adepressive and extraordinary move by the january 6th select committee to issue subpoenas to sitting members of congress. >> and that is a huge move. ryan, please stand by. i want to bring in our special correspondent. jamie, are you surprised by this move? >> reporter: you know, there's been a lot of talk about it. i think there were a lot of people who thought they were not going to do this. this is as ryan just said, it is a political tsunami. my understanding is that it is
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unprecedented to subpoena fellow members of congress. there are times when someone might be called in front of the ethics committee, but this is as ryan said, a very aggressive move. you have to ask a couple of questions. practically, will it change anything? will these subpoenas matter to these five republican members? or are they going to ignore it? will they be enforceable? you have to wonder whether the committee is doing this to make a point that they went as far as they could, or do they have some information that one or more of these five members might be willing to testify? that a member to going to say i am not going to defy a congressional subpoena, but so they want the cover of the subpoena which we've talked
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about. but the political fallout of this is huge, because if the polls are correct, and the republicans take back the house in the midterms in 2020, this sets up the potential of the republicans then going after the democrats. will they want to subpoena nancy pelosi or someone else? so i think there was a red line here that some members of the committee did not want to cross. they decided they're going to cross it. >> and i'm hoping we can put that graphic back up with the pictures of all the members now who have been subpoenaed here so we can kind of tick through what we know of some of their involvement and of course, mccarthy is there at the top. he's the house minority leader. we've previously reported about the phone call between mccarthy and trump that happened while the capitol was under attack on
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january 6th. he has insight into perhaps trump's state of mind during the capitol attack when you look at scott perry who is next on the list there, they was asked back in december to voluntarily sit for an interview and he rejected that. he had an opportunity to tell his side of the story to the committee previously, but they want to talk to him about the attempted effort to install that former doj official jeffrey clark is acting ag, and it was that jeffrey clark who was willing as our reporting goes to go along with trump's plan, and the trump ally plan to try to overturn the election. andy biggs there from arizona. we've learned he participated in meetings at the white house, had direct conversations with trump leading up to and during the capitol attack, and there was a december meeting involving andy biggs in which he and other members at the white house discussed a plan to have pence take action to try to refuse to
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certify state's electoral votes. mo brooks was at the rally before the capitol attack and had the now infamous quote about needing to start taking down names and kicking ass. he hold the crowd to carry the message to capitol hill, and jim jordan there, we've learned, even though he has tried to deny at one point that he and trump spoke at length on january 6th. turns out it was around ten minutes they had a phone conversation that day. a lot of questions about what was discussed in that phone call. please stay with me. i want to bring in our legal analyst jennifer rogers and jen, first your reaction to this action taken by the committee to subpoena fellow members of congress. >> well, it's a big deal. they typically don't do this. there's a lot of kind of gentlemen's agreements with the way that congressional members treat each other even when
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things get kind of nasty. the fact that they've gone ahead and subpoenaed these lawmakers really means that the gloves are off. i think that the folks in charge of the committee realize that no matter what they do, republicans are going to do everything they can to thwart their mission of bringing the truth to the american people. they're going to try to retaliate if they take the congress during the next session. it doesn't matter, and given that, i think they're smart to go ahead and put the subpoena on these five lawmakers. i don't think that they will voluntarily comply. but at least they've taken that next step which is important. >> i do wonder, ryan nobles, if of these five mo brooks might be somebody who is willing to cooperate given he and trump have had a recent falling out. >> well, i think that's certainly part of what the committee is speculating, and there was this interesting period of time where after the former president rescinded his endorsement of mo brooks and the alabama senate race where brooks
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was critical of what trump had to say, and went even to claim -- trump was asking him to rescind the election results long after the inauguration of joe biden. the committee seemed to have some interest in him at that time. he almost seemed open to that conversation. he shut ha downright away when they sent him a letter asking him to voluntarily cooperate. but what i think is interesting about the timing of all this is what we've heard from the committee just in the past few weeks when we pressed them on this specific question of how you're going to get this information from these members of congress that you're in search of and what bennie thompson told me a week ago was they learned so much about this investigation from the time that it launched last summer over the period of time they brought in hundreds of witnesses to be deposed by the committee. that they collected the records like these text messages from mark meadows, the emails from john eastman, the thousands of documents from the national archives from the trump white house.
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thompson said they have learned information about the role that these members of congress may have played in the days leading up to january 6th. and january 6th itself. and the committee wants to give them an opportunity to explain that conduct. so to jamie's point about filling in gaps here and asking them exactly what role did you play here almost trying to offer them the opportunity to give their side of the story, the committee believes that's important. and so that's part of the reason that they're issuing this subpoena, because they just have been reluctant to do so. i think the committee is is saying we have information that is valuable to our investigation, and you can either be a part of it or not, but we're going to present it anyway. >> let me read the statement we got from chairman bennie thompson. the select committee has learned several of our colleagues have information relevant to our investigation and to the attack on january 6th. and the events leading up to it. before we hold the hearings, we wish to provide members the
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opportunity to discuss matters with the committee voluntarily. regrettably, the individuals receiving subpoenas today have refused, and we're forced to take this step to help ensure the committee uncovers facts concerning january 6th th. we urge our colleagues to comply with the law, do their patriotic duty and cooperate with our investigation as hundreds of other witnesses have done. ryan nobles, jamie, and jennifer, thank you all for joining us as we tried to process this developing story, the breaking news. five members of congress, all republicans now subpoenaed by the january 6th select committee. we'll stay on top of this and bring you more details as we're gathering additional information. in the meantime, we keep hearing the u.s. is learning to live with covid, but for the friends and the loved ones of the 1 million americans who died in this pandemic, life will never be the same. what's clear is this virus is still very much a part of our days. so what protocols should we be
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welcome back. we have new economic numbers today, and is there any indication we'll get some relief from the high prices gripping the economy and all our wallets? >> there was a glimmer of hope on the inflation front, but it's all relative. i'll show you why. today we get the ppi, producer price index. these are prices that companies pay. eventually the costs are pass aid long to consumers. .5% month over month. that's a significant improvement from recent months. 11% up year over year. at any other point in the last 12 years this would be a high number. really bad, but we're in a high inflationary point. this is an improvement. because it was 11.5%, and it's down to 11 %.
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if you look at the chart, you can see that this is when covid hit. and prices went basically straight up. 11 %. now it's 11% down from 11.5%. but this is -- you almost can't see the improvement here. it's pretty minor. better news on the jobs front. jobless claims, they remain very low historically low. way down from the beginning of last year. way down from the peak during covid. continuing jobless claims, lowest level since 1970. unemployment rate is way down 3.6%. it was nearly 15 % at the height of covid. this is obviously going the right direction. the question is whether or not the fed has to slow the economy so much because of high inflation that unemployment starts to creep up next year. we don't know yet. >> let's talk about gas prices. once again, we hit a record high today. it comes as the biden administration is pulling the plug on several upcoming offshore oil and gas laess.
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what's that all about? >> well, let's look at what's going on with gas prices. third day in a row the national average, 4.42. oil prices cooled off if you recall in april. the biden administration released a record setting amount of emergency oil. prices got to as low as $4.07. that relief was short-lived. the biden administration announcing at the same time prices are high, the interior department cancelling three oil and gas lease sales. they said they didn't have any interest in the industry. the industry not happy about it. they're crying foul. it matters because demand has obviously returned big time. prices have returned. but u.s. oil output has not. check this out. you can see that this was the peak. this was record highs before
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covid. right now the u.s. is producing less than it was before covid. and that's despite the fact that prices have gone way up. and i think this just speaks to the tension here. the president was -- he ran on the most ambitious climate agenda of anyone elected. that ambition is running into economic reality. one other number we have to talk about. 40-year high. birthday for ana coming up. >> i was with you until you pulled that up. >> i think some people, the control room wants to play a clip of some people you might know who want to wish you a happy birthday. >> we love you so much. here's to 40 amazing years. >> i love you, mommy. happy birthday. >> love you, mama. happy birthday. >> happy birthday, ana. >> oh, my. so funny little story. last night i heard my kids and
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ben doing something along those lines, and i just thought what are they doing? now i know. i feel so loved. thank you, matt. thank you so my family and my friends, and my viewers. you guys are an amazing support system, and i appreciate you being with me on this special day. we'll be right back. this mom's one step closer to their new mini-van! yeah, you'llll get used to it. this mom's depositing money with tools on-handnd. cha ching. and this mom, well, she's setting an appointment here, so her son can get set up there and start his own financial journey. that's because these moms all have chase. smart bankers. convenient tools. one bank with the power of both. chase. make more of what's yours.
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make a better california for all of us. getting guns off our streets. one democrat's determined to get it done. attorney general rob bonta knows safer streets start with smarter gun control. and bonta says we must ban assault weapons. but eric early, a trump republican who goes too far defending the nra and would loosen laws on ammunition and gun sales. because for him, protecting the second amendment is everything. eric early. too extreme, too conservative for california. there are incredible new details today about that scare in the skies over florida. we told you about this air traffic controller helping a passenger with zero experience flying a plane make this landing after the pilot got sick. well, now, we're finding out
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that's only the half of it. cnn's carlos soares has the rest of the story for us. carlos, what have you learned? >> reporter: ana, good afternoon. so, according to the faa, the pilot told passengers that he felt sick in the minutes before he passed out on the controls after taking off from the bahamas. at that point, the plane descended a bit and then made a sharp turn. now, one of the passengers that was later identified as darren harrison, he was able to regain control of that plane and get on the radio. now, on wednesday, we spent some time with him, with the air traffic controller, rather, robert morgan, aboard his cessna and he walked us through what he told harrison to do for the flight and the landing. morgan said that he guided harrison some 20 miles offshore south of boca raton airport to palm beach international airport because it had a longer runway. at one point, the two of them switched over to a cell phone because harrison did not know how to change the radio frequency and because he
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couldn't figure out how to turn on a navigation screen. >> yesterday, he had some really fancy avionics so that was another one where you can just turn knobs like this. he kind of had that, but his screen was black in front of him. >> reporter: all right, so, according to morgan, the pilot said he was having some chest pains but was awake when the plane landed in palm beach. ana? >> carlos suarez, thank you for that update. if you or someone you know is in this incredible video i'm about to show you, authorities in florida want to hear from you. take a look at this. this is a group of good sherat sheratons samaritans who rushed to the rescue of a woman who had a medical emergency while driving. you can see her car drifting. apparently a coworker noticed the woman slumped over the steering wheel and ran into the street to stop this car. suddenly you see all these other drivers get out and try to help. they used a dumbbell, we're told, to smash a back window and then they were able to move the
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car eventually into a nearby parking lot. police are helping and hoping that this video will be able to unite the woman with these good samaritans. incredible teamwork. just the best of humanity there. that does it for me. i'll see you back here on monday. until then, you can join me on twitter, @anacabrera. the news continues after a quick breaeak.
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