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for a once in a generation storm. let's get right to meteorologist chad myers. there are serious concerns about this, chad. >> absolutely. this has been in the water a very long time. a lot like katrina when you put a storm in the water for a long time, it builds up the storm surge. and this surge missed bermuda mostly. it was a brush by but it is not going to miss atlantic canada. there's going to be a lot of rain before it. there are hundreds of thousands of trees here that likely many of them will come down because the leaves are still on the trees. it's raining right now. the roots are going to be in mud. look at these winds. 127 miles per hour according to the latest computer mod e. something else that happened overnight, john, tropical depression number nine will likely become hermine.
there's another storm in the eastern atlantic that could race to that name but here's where we are now. it forecast to get into the very warm waters of the caribbean and possibly take a right. i think this is a much more accurate forecast than the computers had any idea of yesterday. mod els were here and here. no idea. now we do have a cone and there are the -- there are the models today. a lot different. they look a lot more organized today. hurricane hunters are in the storm right now. >> that's a lot of possibility for u.s. landfall there. >> oh, sure. >> chad myers, thank you very much. >> the ukrainian president calling on russians to revolt as vladimir putin faces an uprising from his own people this morning, hours after putin shocked his people by announcing a draft. the russian leader continues to face major turmoil at home.
his order has sparked angry protests across the country and let to more than 1,300 arrests. the move now causing some russians to leave. here you see emotional farewells as this mobile says gets under way. russian men are leaving behind their families to board busses for service. >> on google trends, the term "leaving russia" saw a steep spike in surges. and one-way tickets from moscow to istanbul, $2,000 a ticket. before the announcement just 300. and there are four areas that russia more or less controls with its allies in
ukraine they're debates about whether these regions -- they're not even under total control and the way they're conducting a vote could barely be called a vote. they're going door to door and collecting ballots. >> very questionable. >> cnn. >> and for the ordinary population, it's sending ripples across the country. protest like you haven't seen in years in the putin regime but troubling days ahead. >> i'm ben wedeman. voting, if you can call it that in ukraine, has begun in four occupied regions of ukraine. the vote, backed by mass could
you, is over whether these reej. the ballot will only be in the russian language because the state language is russian. i'm scott mclean in london. a long-sr offing official died in an accident on wednesday. according to a statement from the institute. that same at the same time ad a commission is being formed. >> this is the latest in a string of miss toorious deaths. a prominent businessman was found dead and recall why are this month an oil and gas
executive died after apparently falling out of the window on the sixth floor of a moscow hospital. the florida official leading governor ron desantis' immigration response has been linked to the company getting paid for relocating and, steve, tell us what you've lettered. >> we and i can't be official's name is -- she was named governor desantis now keith also bfs that is the destined florida-based company that has received $1.6 million so far
from the state of florida for this mieg grant relocation program. before he was a u.s. attorney, he represented him for about seven years from about 2010 to 2017, him and his firm represented them in multiple lawsuits over that stretch. notably also u.s. representative matt gates who once worked for keefe and was at one time a close al lie of governor desantis, he also represented this company back in the day. now we are still trying to get a lot of answers at to how this company was picked, what qualifications they have to move people from the border to or states. and, we have asked for records, documents. >> and there is a democratic lawmaker in florida who is actually suing to block moe are of thooes migrant.
>> senator and the but that money was supposed to be used for, quote, unautorued aynaoui, one, these mute not be unmost seem to be going through the legal asylum process and are waiting to go through the immigration system. and, two, they're clearly not from florida. there picked up in san antonio. senator piz owe was on cnn and spoke a little bit about his lawsuits. this is what he said: >> the the program has to receive at least two bids. we have no indication there were
a. very important. if any. nobody originated here in florida. no dollar canspent hichlt now, we did get a response from the governor's office that said, quote, senator pizzo never misses an opportunity for his 15 minutes of fame and is -- senator pizzo voted for the overall budget, $120 billion document and this is a $12 million allocation. he doesn't dispute that the program exists. he just doesn't like the way the money is being spent. >> steve, thank you so much for taking us through that. so much happening in florida. we appreciate it.
>> the 30-year mortgage rates date back. what does this man for people who maybe waited a couple years to buy a home? >> it means that home prices and mortgage rates continue to go up so buying a home becomes less ands will afford many. the average mortgage was closer to 2.88 and mortgage rates are closer to 6.29, the highest since october of 2008 meaning that someone buying a so how did we get here and what happens now? well, at the start of the pandemic, the federal reserve lowered its benchmark interest rate to practically zero and kept them there for years to stimulate the economy and encourage spending. and, boy, did we spend.
remember all those bidding wars, the long lines for open houses? fast forward to today and prices are still high, as i pointed out but so are mortgage rates, meaning a lot of people just can't afford to buy a home right now. so sales are down from last month and down significantly from last month. but that's not expected at this time. it's wart of the reason in a the daily barr hayes at the don't expect prices to fall if you go will for yoors home builders have fall i don't know behindso it still might make financial sense, if you were looking, to continue to lock for a home. the current rates, though, you
might have to get a smes and in terms of wherethat said, mortgage rates should and could tablize at some point john? nm you were in the looking to sell. why would you sell right now and get a high are mortgage rate m. >> >> all right, new this morning, the boston celtics suspended their head coach for the enentire season. he had an essential relationship
he said his actions pull put and, gary, long time celtics fan lk it and if it was so bad to get a year of suspension, why have a job at all? >> that's a good point. i just felt likes the organization felt like they had made some -- we warned coach udoka about some of his actions and he ignored those warnings and it came to a point that they felt like they had to do something, that he was kind of violating the agreements, the workplace agreements. this could have been certainly that was in his contract. you know, you're not able to have relationships with members of the organization, especially those who are under you. so, you no e, unfortunately for coach udoko, he broke those
laws, broke those rules and now he's not out of a job but he's close to out of a job as can you get. he will be suspended for a year. the organization does not promise he'll being back in 2023-24. he said they'll review it then so he may neff coach for the celtics again. >> gary, as you write out and i'm so glad you point out, the ekt -- espn released a tweak saying he was going to be suspended likely and then a few hours later "the athletic" said it was an i appropriate re lags
hup? some started to lock at the last. as far as president term are she's had a miserable experience, dragged through the mud for absolutely no reason. and a lot of people are wondering are they going to protect her because the twitter world, they were trying to guess who she was. >> a lot of questions, not only about celtics but about policies. it is an important discussion to be having. keep doing the great work. nice to see you. >> thank you. >> 17 people have died in the protests in iran just as iran
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the much-anticipated premiere of "who's talking to chris wallace." cnn's chris walls ace will sit down with a variety of guests. the first three seepisodes are t today and they include an interview with justice breyer. >> you had a bad year. some of the worst cases, abortion, guns, the power of the epa to regulate the climate. you were on the losing side. was that frustrating for you to lose important case after important case?
>> yes. >> how frustrating? >> very frustrating. >> when the court undoes a right that people have lived with for half a century, doesn't that very much shake the authority of the court? >> did i like this dobbs decision? of course i didn't. of course i didn't. was i happy about it? not for an instant. did i do anything i could to persuade people? of course. of course. but there we are. it's a little corny what i think but i do think it. >> a little corny what he thinks. let's bring in cnn anchor chris wallace. what a fascinating perspective from justice breyer at this time. >> i interviewed a lot of
supreme court justices and i never heard one talk the way breyer did. you could see in that last answer about dobbs, he was pretty emotional and pretty open. he was on the court for 28 years and he said the first 27 years he won and lost cases but he said the 28th year, this last term was different. in effect he was saying that 6-3 conservative majority in which he lost dunn and dobbs on abortion and a question about the epa and administrative agency's power to regulate was different. and i think he feels the court has turned and he's upset about it. >> he's normally pretty reserved as he speaks. one of the things that struck me, you obviously have the lights there, he was leaning in so far. he leaned out of the lights. i thought it was to an effect,
though. >> well, he's a very animated guy anyway. but one of the things he talked about was why he decided to retire now. he said he missed the court. one of the reasons he left the court is because he was worried about the political division between a democratic president and potentially after november a republican senate and he was worried that if you got that kind of a split that the republican majority in the senate would not confirm whoever joe biden nominated and he could be stuck on the court for another two years or another four years and he wanted to get off. he didn't want to be held hostage on the court. so it's a very candid interview, particularly from the supreme court justice. >> you also spoke actor extraordinary tyler perry. i want to play some of that. >> when you look at that little boy and that's you at 5, what do you think? what do you say from this
vantage point to that about your 5-year-old self? >> that's hard for me. i look so much -- jesus, i look so much like my son. the great thing about having a child now, a 7-year-old, is i get to say all of those things that i didn't get to say to my younger self. so i feel like it's helping to heal a lot of wound. >> have you come to terms with the fact that you didn't get that from your father or is it still an open wound? >> i've come to terms with it but the beauty of it is having my son. i'm telling you, every time i say i love him, i feel it being said to me. he said to me if i beat your ass one more time, you would be barack obama, meaning he thought his abuse brought me to success. but he totally negates the love of my mother. it wasn't the abuse, the anger,
it was her love that brought me to this place. >> what a powerful moment. >> yeah. that frankly is our hope, our ambition for this, is to have these extended -- not interviews, conversations, an hour, 45 minutes, at some point you get past the publicist script and it gets real. he grew up very poor. his father is very abusive and beats his mother and beat him, that sweet little boy you saw there that sometimes he would beat the flesh off his bones. to imagine now he's a grown man, enormously successful and his father calls him and says if i had beaten you more, you would have been barack obama.
when he said it to me in the room, i took a gasp. and his father beat him and his mother took him to church and that led him to be tyler perry. >> you don't just interview. you sing along. >> i'm a little worried about berman on this one. can i just real quick, i was talking to shania twain and i tell her we were on a family trip to yellowstone back in the late 90s and we have a cassette on and it playing this song and we all sing along. >> here it is. ♪ oh, oh, it's all crazy, men's shirt, short skirt and, man --
♪ i feel like a woman, ba, ba, ba ♪ >> did you ever think you would be singing that on a road trip with her? >> no. i know you want to give me a lot of baloney about this, she says at her concerts when she does that song, men, women, they all sing. and john, honestly, tell me you have never felt like a woman. >> there's more to that answer than you have time for, chris. >> i'm sorry, our time is up. >> let me say, you have the music inside me. >> i do. the music flows through me. this is on hbo right now. can you catch the three separate full half-hour interviews and sunday the best parts of all of them, including singing the song "i feel like a woman" will be on
cnn, an hour, the best of breyer, shania twain and tyler perry. >> she's great. but obviously we had to show you singing. obviously. >> thank you so much for being here, for being a good sport and for sharing this new project with us. >> i'm very excited. i think people will enjoy it, get to see sides of these people they've never seen before. >> so how does a four-day work week sound? >> a new survey suggests a short work week could be beneficial for workers and employers. >> and governor ron desantis says he is proud of sending migrants to blue states. we'll speak to a republican member of congress. nancy mace joins us next. we were feeding her dry, triangle shaped ingredients long as the yellow brick road. we didn't know how bad it was for her until we actctually got the good food. we got her the farmer's dog sent in the mamail. it was all fresh, when she started eating healthier,
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migrants to different cities. this as desantis says he's proud of flying migrants to martha's vineyard. >> we're proud of it. >> with me is congresswoman nancy mace. nice to see you today. >> good morning. >> i guess what i want to know is how does this help solve the problem on the border and where can you find solutions maybe with democrats? >> last year president biden's administration was doing similar things, relocating the immigrants. it's hypocritical one side bashing the other because both sides have done it and are doing it. i don't think the issue is that
complicated. when you look at the visa issues we have, if we could look at raising those arbitrary caps. people don't notably want citizenship. they want to work and go home and send what they make back home to their countries. the other ways is looking at supply chains and in south america where countries prosper, there's peace, less illegal immigration and there's good jobs and safe neighborhoods. >> of course the problem here is the country most of them are coming from, venezuela, nicaragua and cuba, we don't have the ability to negotiate. the senior senator in your
state, lindsey graham, has proposed a national ban on abortion after 15 weeks. you have concerns about the exception that he has. >> starting out both sides right now, neither one really seemed willing to negotiate. but starting at gestational limits, whether that's 15, 20 weeks is a good place to start, there's no consensus on abortion for any reason, there's no consensus on banning all abortions. finding that middle ground, that common ground, jess station is a great place to start but we should have exception for rape. i was reading that a woman had to travel all the way from louisiana to new york because she was carrying a fetus with no school. those kind of things can impact a woman's health but maybe sure we are trying to protect them.
at some point where do you make the determination that the right to life should be protected? >> there are exception for rape and incest. >> for me, i was raped when i was 16. it's harrowing. it's been a lifetime of trauma for most women myself. i talked about my story three years ago in 2019 when south carolina was doing its heartbeat bill and that was 20 years after my trauma and the way women are treated when they come forward is disgusting. i can't imagine a young woman having to report that -- >> so you could not go for the lindsey graham bill? >> not as it stands.
the other is putting doctors away in prison. we got to have legislation that can be bipartisan. those are some of the details that have to be worked out. >> you are, i understood and i read this, and i was a little surprised, the chair of the golf caucus. >> co-chair. >> how do you get a job like that? you hosted greg norman with the liv golf tour. that was pretty controversial. what did you want to know from greg norman? >> liv golf, they were up on the hill for the first time. it was more or less an educational session, informational session about what they're trying to do. sound like they've got a couple tournaments here in the u.s. this year and they want to go and the world and understanding why they're there and what they're trying to do and just listen at this point. >> obviously the support of the
saudis don't this is just resulting in billions in p.r. for the kingdom of saudi arabia. >> they're invested 40 billion plus in american companies. they're invested in stock in starbucks and apple, for example. they have courses here. where do we draw a line if we're going to have this debate. it's a good debate to have but they're already invested in american companies. do you circle it around golf or look at the entire spectrum. is the money all saudi are is there investment from others? the team playing that liv wants to do, they are want to give players ownership. and then there's the anti-trust issue that phil mickelson has raised those issues. i want to hear from the players next. that would be good to hear where
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this morning cnn espaniole is off the air in nicaragua. writing in a statement cnn stands by our network's reporting and our commitment to truth and transparency. we believe in the vital role that freedom of the press plays in a vital democracy. joining us the editor of cnn worldwide. raphael, how big of an impact is this going to have on the people
of nicaragua? >> it's a big impact. as reuters reported thursday, c cnn espaniole, i talked to mul multiple nicaragua journalists who have had to flee to countries. some are now in miami. there has been plenty of condemnation of the ortega regime for taking our signal off the air, former ambassador said taking the signal off the air is a sign of fear, clumsiness and they want a society of sheep that would only obey the regime.
and there is this statement. and, brianna, we have tried to get in touch with the nicaraguan government and so far there's no answer as to why they decided to do so. our signal went off the air at 10:07 p.m. local time in nicaragua. cnn issued a statement that said we believe in the vital role that freedom of the press plays in democracy. today they pulled our signal denying anything rag waps the news and was in from our network, that they have relied upon for at that years. >> thank you so much for the report. >> the nfl announcing a new
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>> rupert lands in new york, looking for opportunities to build his empire. >> rupert murdoch decided that he was going to put his stamp on the city of new york. here i am, you better pay some attention. and i'm going to have one hell of an impact. >> with me now, jim rutenberg, writer at large for "the new york times" and jonathan mahler, a staff writer for "the new york times" magazine. jim and jonathan are consulting producers for "the murdochs: empire of influence" and the series features their exclusive reporting. jim, we talk about this global empire. one of the biggest media empires in history. how big? how profitable are we talking? >> well, it's -- first of all, there's nothing really like it on the planet. rupert controls a lot of the media, murdoch and his company, his family, it's a publicly held
company, it controls a lot of the media in australia, a lot of the newspapers in the uk, and here in the u.s. he's got "the wall street journal," the "new york post," and of course, he has fox news. >> and wildly profitable, i think is the answer. >> not to mention a broadcast network on top of that, the fox network. >> which people always forget, you know, how did he get to this point, jonathan? you know, from some newspapers in australia to global titan? >> well, it was a sort of step-by-step methodical process. and the key, really, to it was that, with each kind of step, he would accumulate a little more power. you know, one publication would give him some power. two publications would give him twice as much power. and he was able to wield that power, really, by supporting and attacking the right politicians to get what he needed to take the next step. so he starts in australia, he moves into the uk. then he comes to the u.s. and, you know, before you know it, he has -- and then he moves to asia. and he's got this sort of
massive global empire, but he did it very, very methodically, and mostly by accumulating and wielding power. >> you know, i'm sure he loves all of his products, but does he love one more than another? >> i think it would be fair to say that he is -- he has sort of a special affinity for fox news, probably given how he really built that from nothing, the first, you know, real kind of conservative cable news network in the country. and given how powerful it has become and how influential it has become. it, for instance, gave him -- finally gave him real entry into the white house, gave him real power in making or breaking presidents. he had that to a much smaller extent with papers like the "new york post," but fox news is what really gave him entre to the white house. >> talk more about that, jim, for instance, you talk about rupert murdoch reshaping media. what's different in media today than before rupert murdoch got
involved? what's his legacy, do you think? >> his legacy is so wide-ranging, okay? but i would say, in the very first place, he brought a very british, but murdochian british tabloid sensibility, first to newspapers. at the "new york post," he sort of reinvented the american tabloid. and even experimented in texas when he first came to the country. then he took that tabloidian approach and that sensational approach and brought it into fox news, with a populous, political sort of bent to it. not to mention the cultural impact of the fox network, let's not forget, the simpsons, this edgy defy programming. rupert murdoch has had such a stamp on the culture of this country. >> people forget, when fox came on the scene, a fourth network, people were like, what's a fourth network? who needs a fourth broadcast network. >> it was supposed to be impossible. so he -- again and again, expectations. but it's had a political effect, right? rupert murdoch is a businessman, everyone says, first, but
inexorably, he's helped fuel the populist, conservative movement in this country. >> jim rutenberg, thank you so much. and "the murdochs: empire of influence" premieres this sunday at 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. eastern with two episodes on cnn. just in, cnn has learned that the united states has privately communicated to russia for several months that there will be consequences if moscow chooses to use a nuclear weapon. cnn national security correspondent, kylie atwood with me now with this reporting, kylie. >> reporter: so what we're learning from u.s. officials is that not just publicly, but also privately, the united states has warned russia against using nuclear weapons as the war in ukraine continues to go on. and the significance here is the fact that they felt like it was
necessary -- they felt like they should reach out through these private channels, we don't exactly know the details about these channels, but to reiterate, essentially, what we have heard publicly. and just to remind folks, this comes as president putin just earlier this week, again, dangled that nuclear threat in his speech. and we have heard over the last few days, the secretary of state, tony blinken here at the united nations in new york, saying that those types of threats must stop immediately. we've heard pyaresident biden, just last weekend in his "60 minutes" interview, also warning the russians against using nuclear weapons and saying there will be consequences. it would depend on the extent to which they use those nuclear weapons, but not getting into details. but it's really interesting they're using these private channels, we don't know when, but over the last few months, to reiterate, don't use nuclear weapons. >> the mere existence of the private channel, interesting, in and of itself. kylie atwood, great reporting. thank you very much. so a passenger sucker punches a flight attendant mid-flight. the video ahead. (dock worker) right on time. (vo) make it even smarterer.
california, mountains, oceans, natural wonders, diverse and creative people. but when the out-of-state corporations behind prop 27 look at california, they see nothing but suckers. they wrote prop 27 to give themselves 90% of the profits from online sports betting in california. other states get much more. why is prop 27 such a suckers deal for california? because the corporations didn't write it for us. they wrote it for themselves. kevin: i've fought wildfires for twenty years. here's the reality we face every day. this is a crisis. we need more firefighters, more equipment, better forest management to prevent wildfires and reduce toxic smoke. and we need to reduce the tailpipe emissions that are driving changes to our climate. that's why cal fire firefighters, the american lung association, and the california democratic party support prop 30. prevent fires. cut emissions.
nascar driver armani williams, this is a sanctuary. >> being in race car is just sort of my comfort zone. >> reporter: williams has autism spectrum disorder. autism is a group of ne neurodevelopmental disorders that can affect learning and social skills. armani was diagnosed he was 2 years old. with the help of speech and occupational therapy, he began to thrive. his parents enrolled him in a class to help him learn how to ride a bike. >> by the end of the first day, armani was able to ride the bike. we were really floored. it's bizarre, to be honest, his ability to stay focused and tunnel vision on some things. i think he has a level of concentration that i haven't seen. >> reporter: his need for speed took off riding go-carts at amusement park. >> it's like, again and again and again and again and again. it became apparent to me that this is something that i wanted to do. >> reporter: armani started racing competitively when he was just 8 years old.
he said his fixation on details and heightened sensitivity helped him zoom to nascar's top tiers. >> because i have autism, you've got to have to almost be like the car. i have that laser-like focus. it just happens in a way that maybe not a lot of people have seen before. autism can be a strength, not a weakness. >> and cnn's coverage continues right now. good friday morning, everyone. we're glad you're with us. i'm poppy harloe. >> i'm jim sciutto. right now, a staged referendum is underway in four areas of ukraine occupied by invading russian forces. people there being forced to vote on whether the regions should become part of russia. the entire process under the control of the russian government and occupying forces. the u.s., europe, nato, the