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new details in the deadly texas school shooting and the plea from one student who called 911 only to wait and wait for anyone to come. optimism from ukraine's president as his country endures 100 days of war and russia gains ground in the east of his country. and we're live in london as queen elizabeth's platinum jubilee celebration is in full swing. we'll tell you what's planned and who will be absent from today's festivities. live from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, welcome to all of
you watching here in the united states, canada, and all around the world. i'm kim brunhuber. this is "cnn newsroom." and we begin in uvalde, texas. the mass shooting in an elementary school there was an unthinkable tragedy. 19 young students and two teachers gunned down. and we're now hearing more chilling details about police failures on that terrible day, details on 911 calls made from inside the classroom while the attack was under way. and cnn is speaking with the attorney for a teacher's aide from robb elementary, and she is sharing her side of the store after police falsely blamed her for leaving the door propped open. >> reporter: it was supposed to be an end of the year class party before it became a nightmare. >> she saw everything from the time he recwrecked to the time
was taken out of there. >> reporter: she was meet agco worker with food for the party when she saw a car crash. so she propped the door open, went back inside to get her phone and called 911 to report the accident. then she returned to the door. >> and she looks and sees him, and he has a weapon that she can't identify, but a big weapon flung over him, and he hops over the fence and starts running towards her. >> so she kicks the door to shut. >> she expected it to lock? >> absolutely, she thought it would lock. >> marin scrambles into a nearby classroom as she begins to hear gunshots. >> he is in inside now. she hides. the 911 call drops. they don't call her back. she doesn't attempt to call back because she doesn't want to make any noise. there is some sort of counter that she gets under, but it's exposed. she said that she -- she thought that at that point she was going to die, and she made her peace with that. >> so she hears every single gunshot? >> every single gunshot. >> reporter: but she was one of
the lucky ones who survived. days later, though, she hears law enforcement say she had left the door the shooter used open. >> and she is secondguessing herself. >> right, yeah. it even made her second guess her own memories. and she had already spoken to the fbi and the rangers and told them what happened. >> reporter: the rangers eventually publicly corrected the record. as the community grieves, a flurry of unanswered questions linger, including more about texas schools police chief pete arredondo, acting as incident commander during the shooting. >> have i been told that this person did not have -- this person being the incident commander, did not have radio communication. and i don't know as to why. >> reporter: at question, if the 911 calls were properly relayed to first respond er on the sce. one of those calls came from a 10-year-old student who was inside the classroom. and according to transcripts reviewed by "the new york times," the student said "there
is a lot of bodies and i don't want to die. my teacher is dead. my teacher is dead. please send help. send help for my teacher. she is shot but still alive." the call lasted about 17 minutes. gunfire was heard in the background at times. and the call was made more than 30 minutes after the shooting began, "the times" reports. the teaching aide, emilia marin, has now filed legal documents to get a deposition from daniel defense, the manufacturer of the gun used in the shooting. with her attorney saying because the shooter got the weapons on his 18th birthday, he was likely planning the purchases beforehand. >> so his motivation is to get that gun when he was a minor. are there gun companies that are marketing to minors? is that what they're doing? how many mass shootings do we have to have by 18-year-old men? it's cookie-cutter. so what are they doing to
change? >> now it's worth noting this presuit petition does not formally accuse the gun manufacturer of any wrongdoing. and instead, it seeks to allow emilia marin to investigate whether she has a basis to file a claim against daniel defense. omar jimenez, cnn, uvalde, texas. >> and the teacher omar mentioned in that report isn't the only one demanding answers from the gunmaker. another is alfred garza, whose 10-year-old daughter was killed. his attorneys sent a letter to daniel defense asking for information about its marketing, especially to teens and children. the letter also demands all communications between the company and the shooter. garza says he is making that push to honor his daughter. by using legal action to go after u.s. gunmakers is often an uphill battle. that's partly because of the law known as protection of lawful
arms act. i asked jessica levinson how much of that law shields gun manufacturers. here she is. >> i think it's had an enormous effect. this is a 2005 law. as you said, it was passed under george w. bush. and it was passed basically to protect gun manufacturers from civil liability. and that's because starting in the late 1990s, people were filing suits against gun manufacturers under the theory that they were actually causing a public nuisance based on the way that they were manufacturing and selling and allowing to be sold guns. and some of these cases were dismissed, but a lot of them settled. a the gun manufacturers started lobbying very aggressively to say we need some protection here. now we have seen some exceptions to this particular law where we've seen some successful settlements, but it's really changed the ability of people to try and hold gun manufacturers liable.
we're not holding gun manufacturers accountable in all cases when somebody commits a crime. what we're doing is saying you're taking very specific actions. you're trying to target guns to certain people. you're advertising in a very specific way. we can reasonably understand what might happen. and therefore the argument is at least don't bar liability. allow the suits to go forward. it doesn't mean everybody wins. it means they get their day in court. >> and we'll have more on legal protections for u.s. gun makers in the next hour. western leaders have begun a renewed emphasis on a ceasefire in ukraine and on getting moscow and kyiv to negotiate an end to the war. but neither side is interested in diplomacy right now. here is ukraine's president. >> we have been defending ukraine for 100 days. victory shall be ours. glory to ukraine. >> the front lines have moved little in recent days.
but intense fighting is reported in and around the strategic city of severodonetsk. they expect the entire luhansk region to fall to the russians over the next two weeks. now to the south. ukraine claims its forces have progressed into the kherson region, reclaiming several millimeters of russian occupied territory. meanwhile, ru they're calling f another fact finding mission into war crimes. some 12 million ukrainians have been internally displaced by the fighting according to president zelenskyy. and even if the war ended right now, many of these people would have no homes to return to. cnn's ben wedeman is in kyiv with the latest. >> reporter: russia's invasion of ukraine has now hit the 100-day mark. the critical battle is now in the eastern donbas region. ukrainian officials concede that russian forces now control up to 80% of the city of
severodonetsk. until now the eastern most city under kyiv's control. severodonetsk has been under intense and steady russian artillery bombardment for weeks and weeks and weeks now. most of the civilians have fled the city, but as many as 800 people are still huddled in bomb shelters in the city's chemical complex. elsewhere in the donbas region, russian forces are massing for a renewed offensive against the city of slovyansk, that according to the ukrainian high command. the first 100 days of this war have shattered moscow's ambitions to bring ukraine to its knees. friday ukraine president volodymyr zelenskyy vowed in his words that victory will be ours, yet victory, or just an end to this war is still nowhere in sight. i'm ben wedeman, cnn reporting
from kyiv. >> the u.s. has provided ukraine with millions of dollars worth of weapons and humanitarian aid, but it's refrained from any direct involvement in the conflict. now the general in involve of u.s. cyber command has publicly committed for the first time that the u.s. has been engaged in cyber operations in support of ukraine. now the exact nature wasn't disclosed except that they included offensive, defensive, and information operations. the white house's national cyber director offered this explanation. >> he's correct in what he said, which was not in any way, shape or form breathless. it was just a statement of fact. and the statement of fact is seiber is an instrument of power, whether it's financial sanctions, whether it's lethal materiel applied. what we're trying to do is assist the defense of the ukrainian people. cyber as an instrument of power can and should play a role in that. >> and for more on this, i want
to bring in kierein martin who is the former head of britain's national cyber security center and teaches at the university of oxford. thank you so much for being here with us. obviously, we don't know the exact details of these u.s. cyber operations. but what are the likely targets here? >> well, thank you for having me. i would take very much the same view as the u.s. national cyber director chris englis who we just heard. i think the statement was a statement of obvious fact. that twere talking about the policy of persistent engagement, principally russia as far back as 2019. if you look at the triplet of activity, defensive, defensive and information, there is a lot going on in the information domain combatting disinformation, the battle for hearts and minds, and of course ukraine has been doing so well. and various operation there's both combatting and
disinformation from russia and trying to spread information will be a legitimate use of power. there is an awful lot around defensive support to ukraine in cyberspace. russia has tried to attack ukraine in the course of the war. and ukrainians have trended very, very well in cyberspace with u.s. and other allied assistants. and the most obvious part is what does offensive mean and understandably the u.s. has been rather coy on that. but that could simply be espionage operations which happen all the time. either insights into russian strategy or specific military tactics. persistent engagement can mean things like hacking the hackers, trying to make sure that russian ability to do disinformation or cyber operations is limited. i don't think it has moved into any sort of wider escalatory because that would tend to be visible. i think we learned less than perhaps some people believe made
from remarks earlier this week. >> that all makes it very hard to assess what impact it might have on the ground then. >> well, i think there's an obvious point which there hasn't been the sort of cyber shock and awe suffered by ukraine or indeed the west many might have thought at the start of this conflict. if you look back, commentary on january and february, a lot of people were really concerned that this would be the first scale sort of cyber war where you would be waking up to news every day about a particular service in ukraine and have lost and access had been lost to it. but that would have real world battlefield impacts. the defense side of this is varied. and it's very important. in terms of the offensive side, i think you're right there. hasn't been any sort of direct obvious strategic impact from either side. and what will happen, and going back to the second world war when you have this over the subsequent months and years, and in the case of the second world war decades, some of these covert operations emerge over
time. some had marge mall impact. some like the operation in the second reward had serious strategic impact. we don't really know at this stage. what i think we do know is as director inglis said, cyber is a sort of supporting capability. it's just computer code. it's not a high-tech missile. so it's not going have that strategic battlefield impact that proposition people thought it might. that sort of covert contest in the information will take quite a lot of time for us to work on what's been happening. >> yeah, interesting comparison there to the second world war and how things sort of came out later. the cold war as well i guess. >> absolutely. >> we'll see what affect it will half have. but you talked about it not being seen as escalation. many people might see that it way. many are asking what the u.s. is doing goes against the u.s. policy not to engage with russia. and earlier this week, the white house press secretary responded to that question. here she is.
>> we just don't see it as such. we have talked about this before. we've had our cyber experts here at the podium lay out what our plan is that has not changed. so the answer is just simply no. >> but i imagine russia might see things differently. i mean, they've already long accused the u.s. of being behind the cyber war against their country and has threatened grave consequences. do you think that will lead to more hacks? especially during an election year? >> well, it depends on what is being done and what's seemed to be done. the answer is not necessarily. in fact, my default position would be it's unlikely on the trajectory to be seen as escalatory. there is no box called cyber where if you use it is some sought escalatory, or an extension of policy or violation.
it depends what you do. so espionage is seen by all sides as legitimate -- as legitimate activity. supporting ukrainian cyber defenses and is not escalatory any more than potentially supplying ukraine with weapons or sanctioning russia in support of and ukraine's right to defend itself. there are activities that could be undertaken which the cyber domain, which would be seen as escalatory, but we haven't seen clear evidence of that yet. we know that russia has the capability to strike against the west in cyberspace. it's done so over many years. it's also host to a large unorganized group of cyber criminals who caused havoc in the u.s. and elsewhere in the u.s. in 2021, taking out pipelines and hospital administration net works and so forth. so the threat from russian cyber has been there. i think legitimate u.s. activity
to undertake tactical support of ukraine's right to defend itself in cyberspace is by no means automatically escalatory, and we shouldn't kid ourselves that russia's cyber activity somehow started 100 days ago. it has been going on for years. >> it will be interesting to see what repercussions there might be. we'll have to leave there it. fascinating stuff, ciaran martin in oxford. thank you so much. >> thank you. after the break, we'll go to london for the queen's platinum jubilee and what celebrations are in store for today and whether her majesty will be attending. stay with us. emerge tremfyant®. with tremfya®, most people saw 90% clearer skin at t 16 weeks. the majority of people saw 90% clearer skin even at 5 y years. tremfya® is the first medication of its kind also approved for adults with active psoriatic arthritis... ...and it's 6 doses a year after 2 starter doses.
♪ some disappointing news amid the royal pageantry of the platinum jubilee. the queen won't be attending the epsom derby scheduled for later today. but the event will still go on as planned. the queen was also absent from the thanksgiving service at st. paul's due to discomfort she felt after the day's celebration. anna is live in london. the queen unable to be there. unfortunate, but maybe not surprising begin her age. or are there more serious concerns here about her health? >> i don't think there are more serious concerns. we were always told that the decision would almost be made on day-to-day basis whether her majesty would be able to attend day to day events given she's had months now of episodic
disability. the first day was very long and active. she'll be disappointed because she loves horse racing. to miss the epsom derby which she usually makes most years will be disappointing. she will be watching that on television. we had a statement who said they have big plans still to celebrate her majesty's contribution to horse racing and the nation. i know there was going to be a guard of honor of jockeys past and present. perhaps they'll still do that in some form. today is going to be a busy day for other members of the royal family. they're visiting the all four nations of the uk. yesterday princess anne was in scotland. today the they go to wales and northern ireland. and it all culminates tonight right here at buckingham palace. you can actually see some of the stages being sort of set up and the rehearsals are soon to be under way for a big party. this is the placerman party at the palace, a concert with all sorts of people. brian may from queen, adam
lambert, george, ra. i think we're likely to see the cambridges here for that. and possibly the duke and duchess of sussex as well. >> let's hope the weather holds out. not to be a downer, but i did want to ask you this. we saw boris johnson get booed by the crowds. harry and meghan got some boos as well. it seems a bit out of keeping with the spirit of the day. >> yes, possibly. there was a bit of a pantomime scene yesterday for a service of thanksgiving on those arrivals. generally, i would say there were cheers, but yes, particularly for boris johnson and his wife their arrival, you could hear some very audible boos. that i think relating to partygate. but the law breaking parties that happened at number 10 downing street, you can hear some of it here. at number 10 downing street during lockdowns under boris johnson's watch. he actually attended some of those parties.
when the duke and duchess of sussex arrived more cheers than boos. and they were very high up in the order of arrivals in st. paul's cathedral which shows the royal family very much want them to be a big part of the family. kim? >> we'll keep following along throughout the day. anna stewart, thank you so much. and i'm kim brunhuber. if you're watching from here in north america, the news continues after a quick break. for our international viewer, "african voices: change makers" is next. if you have to pre-rinse your dishes, you could be using the wrong detergent. and you're wasting up to 20 gallons of water every time. let's end this habit. skip the r rinse... with finish quantum. its activelift technology has the power to tackle 24 hour dried on food stains- wiwithout pre-rinsing- for an unbeatable clean.
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911 half an hour after the shooting started. and part of her gunshot wrenching message said "there is a lot of bodies. i don't want to die. my teacher is dead. my teacher is dead. please send help. send help for my teacher. she is shot but still alive." that shooting wasn't even the most recent of gun violence in the u.s. days later a disgruntled patient in tulsa, oklahoma shot and killed the doctor who treated him and three others. and we're learning that an 8-year-old was killed last week in south carolina by a man randomly firing into cars. and that man is now facing multiple charges including murder. friday was gun violence awareness day here in the united states. the white house was lit in orange to mark the occasion. u.s. president joe biden has called on congress to take action against gun violence. but some states are taking steps on their own. new york's governor announced a new $18 million investment in existing initiatives to combat gun violence. california is giving $11 million
to groups that campaign for red flag laws. and they allow restraining orders that block possessions of firearms if a person is a danger to themselves or others. and hawaii will now require physical inspection of firearms in some circumstances. well, there seems to be a price that is paid for republicans who come out in support of gun control. congressman chris jacobs has announced he won't be running for reelection after his gun control stats cost him the support of conservatives. the buffalo, new york representative called for assault weapons bans after ten people were killed in a racially motivated mass shooting in a supermarket in buffalo last month. we get another former trump adviser has been charged with criminal contempt of congress for refusing to cooperate with the january 6 committee. but the investigation was dealt a blow when the department of justice revealed it won't indict two other trump former trump
white house officials. cnn's ryan nobles has the latest from capitol hill. >> reporter: the department of justice informing the january 6 select committee that it will not indict the former white house chief of staff mark meadows or his deputy dan scavino for criminal contempt of congress. this despite the committee saying the two men did not comply with a subpoena request from congress. this is no doubt a blow to the committee as they try and put some weight and some enforcement behind these subpoenas that they've handed down. they do have a number of subpoenas that are still outstanding at this point, including five subpoenas for republican members of congress that these republican members have defied up until this point. and the committee has not said how they plan to enforce. while that was certainly a blow to the committee, to lose out on the meadows and scavino, they did have some success in that peter navarro, a former white house trade adviser who is openly defiant of the
committee's subpoena was indicted and will now face criminal prosecution and if convicted could face up to two years in prison and fines around $200,000. this all cops at an important time for the committee. they begin their big public hearings thursday of next week. the first one in prime time 8:00 p.m. eastern. that's where the committee promises that they will reveal much of what they've been working on behind closed doors. essentially lay the groundwork for what will be a months' worth of hearings on a number of topics, the different parts of their investigation and what they have learned. this could be an important part of their public relations strategy as they try and reinvest the american people into what happened here on january 6 and why there needs to be changes and people held accountable. of course, they are still planning on issuing a final record some time this fall. ryan nobles, cnn on capitol hill. a member of right wing extremist group the proud boys
pleaded guilty friday to a felony charge connected to the january 6 insurrection. according to his plea agreement, josh pruitt admitted breaching the u.s. capitol building and chasing chuck schumer and his team. he also admitted confronting police officers and throwing a sign inside the building. hee be sentenced in august and faces up to 63 months behind bars. well, fears of a recession may be lingering over the u.s. economy, but new jobs numbers are hardly in short supply. still ahead, job creation streams ahead, despite the impact of high inflation. plus, joe biden cancels billions in student loan debt. some say more is needed. i'll have that story and more. when we come back. stay with us. pack at your pace. store your things until l you're ready. then we deliver to your r new home - acacross town or across the country. pods, your personal moving a and storage team.
the u.s. economy keeps churning out new jobs despite fears of a recession. employers added 390,000 jobs in may. that's lower than the previous few months, but it's still more than twice the monthly average from before the pandemic. the unemployment rate remains at 3.6%, which is near record lows. but inflation is near 40-year highs, adding to concerns a recession could be coming down the pike. president biden is striking an optimistic tone, insisting that the u.s. is well-positioned to tackle rising costs. here he is. >> there is every reason for the
american people to feel confident that we'll meet these challenges. because of the enormous progress we made on the economy, the americans can tackle inflation from a position of strength. still a problem. we can tack federal a position of strength. >> but despite biden's optimism, americans are understandably worried about inflation, particularly at the gas pump. the global oil benchmark shot up past $124 a barrel earlier this week, its highest level since early this march after the eu announced it would slash 90% of its russian oil imports by the end of this year. and president biden plans to meet saudi arabia's de facto ruler crown prince mohammed bin salman later this month. it would likely coincide with the pete meeting of the gulf council in riyadh. the relationship has been strained partly because of the saudi human rights record. this week the president praised
them. biden says he's still not backtracking on anything he said about human rights. and this week the biden administration canceled $5.8 billion in college student debt for more than half a million borrowers, the largest loan cancellation for the administration to date. but millions of others are anxiously waiting for president biden to keep his campaign promise to forgive $10,000 in federal debt per student. adrian benne broaddus has detai. >> it's been such trials and tribulations. >> reporter: vanessa russell became the first in her family to earn a bachelor's degree. but she is also graduating with student loan debt. >> the last time i checked it was approximately 48,000. they come to find you. >> reporter: russell says a debt collector called her while she was working. >> they asked for vanessa. this is the debt collector, basically, collecting. we were trying to find you.
when are you going to pay your student debt? >> at one point, russell temporarily dropped out of cool. >> i did have to leave columbia and pay a balance that was due in order for me to good back. >> reporter: but she is not alone. data shows there is about $1.6 trillion in federal student loan debt. tavia ridgway wants a six-figure salary. but right now she has nearly a six-figure student loan debt. >> i'd be in the range of 80 to 100 k just based on my tuition rates rights now. >> reporter: that's even after she became a resident adviser to cut down on her room and board costs. >> you should get a free education because you can't put a price on knowledge. >> i'm going to make sure that everybody in this generation gets $10,000 knocked off of their student debt. >> reporter: on the campaign trail, joe biden promised to cancel $10,000 in student loan debt for each of the 43 million people with federal student loans. due to the pandemic, he did
pause loan repayments until august 31st. but it is not clear if and when the white house will move forward with some form of permanent loan forgiveness, despite pressure from fellow democrats at the other end of pennsylvania avenue. >> you don't need congress. all you need is the flick of a penn. >> reporter: senate majority leader chuck schumer pushing to cancel $50,000 debt per borrower. biden has rejected those calls. >> i am not considering $50,000 debt reduction. >> reporter: the white house does say biden is considering some debt forgiveness for those making up to $125,000. gabby bach, like ridgway, was a resident adviser. she calls it a broken campaign promise. >> i think this is something that biden has promised and is something that i feel like he hasn't delivered on yet. during the campaign, or just knowing that this is something that a lot of people who voted for him, that this was something they wanted.
>> say it would only help a little bit. if anything, i'd want my full tuition covered. but that's not the world we live in. >> reporter: russell welcomes any relief. >> it would help me so much. it's like an emotional experience, because it's taken me so long, and i almost gave up. and -- sorry. just thinking about it. >> and a year and a half into his presidency, biden has canceled more than $17 billion in student loans. but that is tied to faulty loan practice investigations and institutions that no longer exist. adrienne broaddus, cnn, chicago. the contestants have finally crossed the finish line in the marathon republican senate primary race in pennsylvania. dave mccormick conceded friday to television dr. mehmet oz. their race went into an automatic recount two weeks ago. the results had to be reported by next wednesday.
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hong kong police have closed parts of victoria park, hoping to prevent what they called unauthorized assemblies commemorating the tiananmen square massacre. saturday marks the 30-year anniversary of the crackdown on peaceful protests in 1989. since then crowds have gathered in hong kong on the anniversary to mark the occasion. pictures show police searching pedestrians on the streets friday. they say they'll be targeting those incites others to gather. we'll have more next hour with cnn's ivan watson live in hong kong. millions of people in southern florida, cuba, and the bahamas are under tropical storm warnings and watches. they're bracing for the system already in the area to gain strength and possibly become tropical storm alex and then in the coming hours likely move over florida saturday afternoon. and looking there, you might be able to see it's already slamming cuba, where one person
has been found dead and 50,000 people in havana are without power. the system is expected to bring heavy rain, flooding, and possibly tornadoes. cnn meteorologist karen maginnis is monitoring the storm for us. what are we looking at here? >> we just received an update about an hour or so ago from the national hurricane center. there will be another update in just a little over an hour from now. i dent think a whole lot will change other than this is going to move. this is our potential tropical cyclone 1. it doesn't have a name, but it does have some distinctions without much of a difference. it's not a tropical storm, but it is bringing tropical storm-force winds and heavy rainfall and storm surge. so why isn't it a tropical storm? it has no clear definition. there is no intense pressure. you can't locate a center associated with this. but i want to bring you the particulars right now. 40-mile-per-hour winds. some higher gusts. some of the higher gusts that
i've seen have been over the florida keys. there is not a real conducive environment for this to strengthen much further, even though some computer models are still suggesting as it moves over south florida that maybe it will be a tropical storm. so once it has a name, there going to be anything any different? not really. this is going to move across south florida with the heavy rainfall, storm surge, especially at high tide. 1 to 3 feet in favorable areas. but it will be the flooding that will be the big portion of this. but if you are looking at us right now and trying to decide whether you made a huge mistake going to florida, this looks to be about a one-day event. however, if you go into the water, a different story. it looks like we've got the potential for a rip current. not a riptide, a rip current, because it is a current. it can take you well out into the water. so just be aware of that. you'll see the flags flying on the beach to let you know just
how dangerous a situation it may or probably will be going into sunday as well. there you can see it really does start to taper off. i think the system is going to be a tropical storm when it enters the atlantic. not so much into the gulf of mexico. but when it gets on to the other side of the peninsula, that's when we think there will be more conducive environment for it to develop. all right. this is the forecast radar. there you can see kind of a messy picture going to early saturday. and then into the afternoon. still most of that deep convection from florida all the way into east central sections of florida. you saw those images early out of cuba. one fatality. lots of heavy rainfall. already some areas have picked up as much as 10 inches in florida between 4 and 8. and kim, it looks like some areas could see as much as a foot. so not out of danger just yet. >> no. and we'll be watching all weekend. karen maginnis, thank you so much. appreciate it. >> a very rare turtle just
made a public debut at a tropical zoo in switzerland. this white shelled baby is a unique albino galapagos tortoise. it's the first observed in captivity. she was born last month and is described as energetic and funny with a good appetite. and finally, it's not just the queen's loyal subjects joining in on the platinum jubilee festivities, but dogs as well. some 100 corgis and her owners gathered near buckingham palace to celebrate her majesty's seven decades of service to the british crown. many even dressed up wearing costumes and union jacks. of course, queen elizabeth has owned more than 30 of these pint-sized pups throughout her reign. well, that wraps this hour of "cnn newsroom." i'm kim brunhuber. i'll be back in just a minute with more news. bless do stay with us.
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