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edition of "fast money" thank you, tim, victoria, delano don't go anywhere. "the news with shepard smith" starts right now two volcanic eruptions the mad escape and the compelling week in the derek chauvin trial. i'm shepard smith. the medical examiner who ruled george floyd's death a homicide takes the stand. >> i did not want to bias my exam. >> day ten investigations into the motives for two deadly mass shootings less than 24 hours apart the battle to unionize an amazon facility is over tonight, the vote count and what it means for american labor. battling covid, the virus and
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the misinformation social media flooded with lies about the impact on fertility. prince philip dead, volcano eruption and the mars helicopter poised to make history >> live from cnbc, the facts, the truth, "the news with shepard smith. he performed the autopsy of george floyd and ruled his death a homicide the medical examiner took the stand. he testified that chauvin's knee on george floyd's neck and officers pinning him to the asphalt was the direct cause of death, even if fentanyl and severe heart disease played an underlying role. >> it was just more than mr. floyd could take by virtue of the heart conditions the other significant conditions are things that played a role in
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the death but didn't cause the death. for example, mr. floyd's use of fentanyl did not cause the neck restraint. his heart disease did not cause the neck restraint >> the testimony comes after a series of medical experts testified that george floyd died due to a lack of oxygen, not drugs, as the defense is suggesting megagan fitzgerald outside the courthouse the defense kept focusing on fentanyl and floyd's heart during cross-examination. >> reporter: you are right as you mentioned, a powerful day for the prosecution. the defense trying to poke holes in the prosecution's argument, really seeing them look for every opportunity to try and sow doubt. we saw eric nelson focusing on line of questioning on george floyd's pre-existing conditions, his severe heart disease, as
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well as his drug use i want you to listen to this exchange between mr. baker and the prosecution. >> in your opinion, both the heart disease as well as the history of hypertension and the drugs that were in his system played a role in mr. floyd's death? >> in my opinion, yes. >> based on your review of mr. floyd's medical records, you determined that he has a history of high blood pressure >> yes it was helpful to learn that from his medical records >> reporter: that was the defense attorney you heard dr. baker talk about how the underlying health condition as well as drugs contributed to the death but it wasn't the cause of death. at this point, jurors have heard from several medical experts who testified the same, saying it was the knee on the neck and the pressure on his body from law
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enforcement officers that caused his death, which essentially is breaking down the argument from the defense. >> thank you let's turn to david henderson, civil rights attorney, cnbc contributor and our eyes and ears on this case the medical examiner felt like he was up there all day long he testified about the autopsy what impact did you think? >> i thought he had the impact he needed to he confirmed whatperts in front. the defense doesn't know when to quit with something that's not working. >> what else do they have? >> say that again. >> what else do they have? what else could you do >> this is a situation where you can't go toe to toe with the champ. the best example is rocky fighting mr. t let them punch themselves out.
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the experts gave you something you could have worked with tobin said four factors caused george floyd's death you cross-examine him about those things each additional expert did something similar. >> the prosecution is wrapping at some point. we are hearing sometime early next week. then the defense if you are the defense, what do you do, especially right out of the gate >> at this point, i think the defense is behind the eight ball i don't know the defense can recover. what i would do if i hadn't done it already is i would sit down, i would talk to chauvin and say, at this point, a victory doesn't mean walking away with anything unless we are lucky enough to get a mistrial you will have to take some responsibility when you get on the stand. that's an out. if you do that, if you basically confess to manslaughter on the stand, which sounds crazy, at that point it becomes an attempt to get the judge to go to the
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low end of the punishment range. >> it's not like we have been informed he is going to testify. i don't think it's a decided matter, at least not publically. >> it's not. i doubt he testifies there's a good chance the defense is really nervous about putting him on the stand part of what you have to understand is, this trial tests skills that lawyers in these situations don't normally have to have. you are not normally deposing ceos you are not deposing people like dr. tobin or thomas. they are scrambling. >> thanks so much. today's testimony wrapped up a week in which we heard from experts on police training and use of force as well as medical experts on how george floyd died early next week, as i mentioned, the prosecution expected to rest the defense takes center stage the question, as david said throughout, will derek chauvin testify? complete coverage ahead on the
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news police have identified the suspect in yesterday's deadly shooting in central texas. larry bollin arrest and charged with murder. the 27-year-old was an employee at the warehouse where he opened fire the man killed in the massacre identified as 40 ye-year-old timothy smith. the familiary is in shock. four others were injured, including two critical the gunman shot a texas state trooper while he was trying to arrest the suspect officials say the trooper remains in critical but stable condition. in south carolina, investigators are trying to figure out what led a former nfl player to go on a shooting rampage before he shot and killed himself he killed dr. robert leslie, his wife and their two grandchildren. a fifth victim also found dead
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outside the home a sixth person in the hospital with serious injuries. in an interview last night, a congressman offered a possible motive for the shooting that he says he received from the police the congressman said, law enforcement told him the doctor was treating adams and stopped giving him his medicine and that was what triggered the killings. a county sheriff says he cannot confirm the statements >> we have no indication right now that there was a relationship >> the sheriff told reporters he was not the source who gave the information and that investigators are searching for a motive yet again in america it was the largest union push among amazon employees in the united states. today the vote count revealed what the workers decided congressman matt gaetz of florida facing a sex traffickin investigation.
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new today, an escalation as the house ethics committee weighs in for more than 150 years, the supreme court has had nine members with lifetime appointments will it stay that way? a new executive order today from president biden may hold the key. >> the fts, acthe truth, "the news with shepard smith" back in 60 seconds ♪ ♪ ♪ hey google, turn up the heat. ♪ ♪ ♪ are you managing your diabetes... ...using fingersticks? with the new freestyle libre 2 system, a continuous glucose monitor,
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this plume not as big as the first, but they say it could be an ominous sign. the scientists say eruptions could continue for weeks or months a resounding no out of alabama. amazon employees at the warehouse voted not to unionize. that means amazon avoided the possibility of its first workers union in america the national labor relations board needs to certify the results. the president of the union plans to challenge the results and file charges against amazon. here is the statement. amazon interfered with the rights of its employees to vote in a free and fair election. amazon rejects the allegations adding in the statement that the employees made the choice to vote against joining the union what's the beef here >> there's a lot beef.
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it's heating up. the union organizers will appeal the election if they are successful, it could lead the labor board to tossou the results and set off the process all over again the organizers can pursue legal challenges in courts that could drag on for weeks, months. the battle continues to draw national attention this afternoon, senator sannders saying he is disappointed but not surprised. he said workers should not be intimidate order badgered by a company and suggested illegal anti-union behavior. today's outcome was a defeat for organizers and the labor movement the vote was being closely watched by other amazon warehouses and could have set off a domino affect of other organizing drives across the country. a little cold water there. it could be just the beginning of grass-roots organization by
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warehouse workers at amazon, which is the second largest private employer in the nation overseas, amazon's labor battles are heating up in europe they are launching actions delivery staff strikes are planned in indian cities amazon's labor issues did not end, far from it, with today's vote >> clearly not thank you. first it was the feds. now congress is investigating the republican congressman matt gaetz of florida the top democrat and republican on the house ethics committee say they are looking into the multitude of sordid allegations against congressman gaetz and media reports of alleged misconduct ranging from sex trafficking and having a relationship with an underage girl to taking ecstasy, paying for sex and showing nude photos of women he slept with fellow lawmakers on the house floor federal investigators are
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looking into congressman gaetz's travel to the bahamas with women and whether he paid them for sex. that would be a violation of federal law. one of congressman gaetz's associates is working with the feds if he cooperates, legal experts say he could be a key witness against congressman gaetz. greenberg's attorney said, i'm sure matt gaetz is not feeling comfortable. a live look in miami where congressman gaetz is set to speak at a women for america first summit he has denied all accusations against him. in an op-ed, he wrote that he never, ever paid for sex and as an adult man has not slept with a 17-year-old. congressman gaetz is not getting
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hardly any support from fellow republicans. >> that's right. not much support from fellow republicans. a little bit from republicans like jim jordan and marjorie taylor greene. kevin mccarthy said the allegations are serious and he plans to talk to him we don't know what happens beyond that. there's one republican, adam kinzinger of illinois, who called on gaetz to resign. he's the first to do that. it's not clear if more will follow he was the first republican to also come out for the impeachment of former president trump. he is the kind of lawmaker who is willing to break with his party. it's unclear in the midst of this swirling whether more republicans will join those calls or how house republican leadership will handle this. >> speaking to this women's event, we know what he is doing, he is fund-raising off all of this >> that's right. he is fund-raising off of this
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congressman gaetz is taking a page from former president trump's playbook he is calling this a hoax. he is comparing it to the russia investigation, which the former president's supports believe was a plot to get him. you see him speaking at a pro-trump event. the former president put out a statement emphasizing gaetz denied the allegations donald trump taking the word of his allies when they are denying serious allegations against them he doesn't appear to have burned bridges with trump world president biden announcing a new bipartisan commission to study possible ways to overhaul the supreme court. including term limits for justices and adding additional seats. president biden signed an executive order forming the panel made up of 36 legal scholars, former judges, political scientists and lawyers who are to write up a report due
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in october progressives have accused the republicans of unfairly skewing the supreme court to the right by blocking one of president obama's nominees and filling the vacancy just days before the 2020 election. a memorial to the victims of covid as we go around the world on cnbc. the united kingdom, thousands and thousands of hearts painted on a wall. memorial iizing the lives lost covid. >> never forget the people who died of covid. never be forgotten >> each represent a victim more than 125,000 dead awe the five world powers in the iran nuclear deal holding their second formal meeting in vienna. they are working to bring the united states back on board.
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senior diplomats say steps are being taken that are positive and that talks will continue next week. one lake in the western part of bolivia is more plastic than water. volunteers sifting through all of this rubbish that blankets large areas of the lake. a lot of pollution, including plastic and runoff from nearby mines. western bolivia suffered a drought in 2016 that drastically lowered the water levels making the trash situation much worse. both national and local authorities have taken up the issue, pledging to clean up the lake and restore it to its natural beauty japan, olympic climbers prepping for the debut on the world stage in tokyo this summer it will be the first time that climbing will be part of the games. teams will compete across three disciplines. also debuting, surfing and
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skateboarding. we go for the gold and ashround the world on cnbc. a new public health warning for racism and the health of our nation that's next. some people who areagainst georgia's new voting law also say a boycott would do more harm than good. those concerns play out against the backdrop of the masters and the hole left by the all star game the end of an almost century long era in great britain. people around the world mourn the death of prince philip he died peace fully this morning he was the longest serving con s consort. he and queen elizabeth married in 1947. he remained at her side until retiring from public life four
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winners and losers the golf tournament will bring in $50 million for atlanta, some economists estimate the all star game losses to be $10 million we should point out, it's hard to calculate the exact impact of a sporting event that didn't happen those aren't just numbers either it's money that is and isn't going to georgia businesses big and small. already many of them struggling through the pandemic >> reporter: in atlanta's midtown district, businessowners are trying to figure out how they will make up for the loss of the all star game. >> any time, thousands and hundreds of thousands of people swarm into the city, that trickles into our neighborhood >> reporter: this state representative says it's not just restaurants and nightclubs
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that will suffer but residents who rent out homes to baseball fans >> when you are talking about people that can't pay their mortgage, a lot of people were putting their homes up for short-term rental. they can rent their home for $400 a night when you take that into a week, that's $3,000 that they just didn't have before >> reporter: the new voting law restricts access for people of color. she says the economic impact of the decisions like the mbl will hit hard governor kemp defends the law he signed saying it does not disenfranchise voters and mlb have succumbed to activists. >> i don't appreciate the position they have taken they can stand up and have some backbone and tell the activists that are putting money in their pockets while georgiians are getting hurt, they didn't have to do that >> reporter: the masters is
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underway business is booming. >> we are excited. the energy in the town during masters week is something you can't describe we have seen a good increase this week. probably to the tune of 60 % to 75%. >> reporter: the masters dismissed calls to boycott >> i applaud the masters for not getting involved in politics they're not doing it since we have had republican governors. >> reporter: relocating sporting events in response to political issues has a long history here in the u.s the nfl in 1993, the nba in 2017, the pga moving next year's championship out of bedminster many democrats say the unintended financial consequences are hard to overlook following the pandemic, especially as some play through.
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federal health officials out with a new warning on a cnbc attribute coast to coast racism is a serious threat to public health. officials say it hurts millions of people both physically and mentally and as a result affects the health of the nation it is launching a web portal to address the problem. they are calling it racism and health new york, coney island's famous amusement parks are back. it reopened today for the first time since the start of the pandemic visitors lined up to catch a line on the famous cyclone 100 workers were treated to free rides. wisconsin. colby could become the big cheese two lawmakers introduced a bill to make it the state cheese. both of them represent the city of colby
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there may be bias. not everyone thinks it can cut it cheddar online, too. wisconsin cheese makers produce more than 45 million pounds each year the vaccine, some want it, others do not. tonight, a look at the reasons why. like those fertility myths flying all over social media we talked to the experts mistrust in government the efforts to get people comfortable with a shot. he was known for his gritty voice,hits and checkered past. the legendary rapper dmx died today, a week after suffering a heart attack his real name was earl simmons grew up outside new york city. raised by a single mother in what he described as an abusive home addiction came early, just 14. music was dmx's escape his 1998 debut album certified
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platinum four times. his sophomore album earned him two grammy nominations dmx was arrested numerous times from drugs to tax evasion. he went to rehab several times reports say it was ult imately what killed him. triggered by an overdose dmx leaves behind 15 children, a wife, his mother and millions of fans in a statement his family wrote, earl was a warrior until the very end dmx was 50 years old ♪
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that has health officials worried. whether the u.s. can reach herd immunity is what is at stake we need to vaccinate 80% of the population vaccine hesitancy is a problem in china the government is trying to convince people to get a shot. it's using a variety of tactics from giving away freebies to public shaming our report from beijing in a moment on how a lack of trust and data has contributed to china's slow rollout first one of our country's most common myths about getting vaccinated >> reporter: this professor studies how misinformation spreads when it comes to the covid vaccines he has watched. >> the issue of fertility has grown in the last few months >> reporter: google search traffic is on the rise there's no science to back it up >> there's no reason to suspect that the vaccine and any
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component of the vaccine will harm your fertility, decrease fertility. >> reporter: the issue caught enough attention for public health officials to talk about it. >> we have had patients ask about rumors that this will cause infertility. >> reporter: experts who study disinformation note pregnancy and fertility are always key targets for those trying to cast doubt on vaccines. >> the same people who are telling us that the covid vaccine might lead to fertility risk were saying the same thing about the flu vaccine a couple of years ago >> reporter: articles seeking to raise fears have been shared thousands of times on facebook >> they say so every time they can about every vaccine that comes along.
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they know that by throwing enough mud at a vaccine, they can create enough uncertainty and make people hesitate >> reporter: the former fda commissioner predicts the u.s. could reach that point where supply starts to outstrip demand by early may with case numbers on the rise, public health officials are trying to help as many people as possible feel confident in getting the shot to be protected. >> pfizer asked the fda to expand its emergency use authorization so that the shots will go to everyone from age 12 and older. right now it's 16 and up do we expect this to happen? >> it's in the fda's hands they say they will work as quickly as possible to evaluate this clinical trial results looked good pfizer is hoping the hope of many parents is that this will be available for back to school in the fall. >> thank you
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the experts say vaccinating kids is a crucial step toward ending the pandemic. in china, for instance, health officials are still racing to speed up the rollout it's lacking behind other countries, including the u.s. and uk china has administered enough to vaccinate about 9% of its population with one dose that's according to data from the chinese government in hong kong, the number is lower, just 7% it's not that there's a shortage on vaccines. they are ready to go a stockpile doesn't mean much when trust is in such short supply in beijing, here is the report >> reporter: this vaccination center was set up at a shopping district to make it more convenient for people to get a shot once i'm done here, i can get a free ice cream
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whether it's free legos or meals, they are encouraging gig giveaways. you are handed these coupons for restaurants. beijing hopes to have 40% of its population vaccinated by june. 70% for herd immunity by next year authorities have a long way to go freebies are beijing's way of overcoming resistance to vaccines across china driven by successful pandemic controls but also mistrust in chinese-made vaccines suspicions run deep in hong kong where people are using apps to avoid registering for codes the city says are meant to control the pandemic but activists feel are for political repression many are fighting to preserve freedoms that don't exist on the mainland in beijing, the government is using shame tactics. buildings are color coded with
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green, yellow and red posters to reflect how many people in shops are showing people are vaccinated at this store, 90% got the jab bay y b beijing is recognizing chinese vaccines for now some workers here don't seem bon bothered getting the vaccine takes the pressure off my mind, he says. a price to get life back to normal >> you are a u.s. citizen living in china do you plan to get one of the chinese vaccines >> i don't think i'm going to have much choice the chinese partner of pfizer has secured 100 million doses.
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so far, no non-chinese vaccine makers have gotten their vaccines approved. it's unclear when they will. if there's strong demand, it could be politically embarrassing for beijing >> that makes sense. a lost goelden city. that's what archaeologists say they have discovered nbc news with an exclusive look inside the ancient ruins estimated to be more than 3,000 years old. located in luxor, it's one of the most important discoveries they have made in egypt and at the ruins. here is molly hunter >> reporter: an ancient egyptian road is a rarity a wonder for the first time, a lost city rising from the sand
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untouched almost intact. >> we discovered a large city to tell us about the life of the people >> reporter: uncovered by egypt's most famous archaeologist. it's the largest industrial city ever found in egypt believed to be more than 3,400 years old he gave us the exclusive tour. it was under sand? >> understand sand we found inside the city >> reporter: the second most important discovery ever after king tut's tomb in 1922. >> all this zigzag, architecture elements, connected with the houses you can see in the two sietd sis that divide into three districts. each district has an interest. >> reporter: it's dazzling atton. it will change history books it's the key to understanding
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the movement of egypt's most fame our pharaohs. >> each piece of sand can tell us the life of the people. how the people lived in the time when egypt ruled the world >> reporter: the first step dating the city. the walls used during the end of the 18th dynasty inscriptions on vessels confirmed that >> look at this. surprise >> reporter: there's so much amazing pottery. >> reporter: the inscriptions say year, 37 >> reporter: the city was abandoned. was it then repopulated when the famous king tut returned >> this vessel >> reporter: just an ancient artifact >> for drinking. >> reporter: there's never been this much pottery discovered at one site it comes from all over, syria
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and palestine. they are being restored, vessels of all sizes, a treasurer trove of semi-precious stones, beads and rings. it fits on the pinky there we go. is this a real egg >> yes 3,000 years old. >> reporter: the doctor has another excavation on the go >> we are referring to the tomb of the king of the kings >> reporter: the first tv crew to film inside they are looking for a mystery tunnel connecting them. >> you never know what it may hide of secrets. >> reporter: this is how much of the city the doctor and his team have discovered just since
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september. they have been digging through the pandemic they are not done. they believe thousands of people lived here they believe this is a fraction of the city that once thrived here he is looking for clues about the people that lived here and interestingly, he is looking for clues that king tut lived right here >> incredible. 3,100 years before there was a u.s. amazing. passing time during a pandemic doesn't always pay off. coming up, meet the man making a big name for himself for the second time. in vegas tonight, 500,000 cubic feet of van gogh >> you might be thinking right now, van gogh? what is he talking about i spent all week in vegas. we are ready for real stimulation. how van gogh steps into all this
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one of the most famous pieces of art. van gogh painted it while suffering from hallucinations, recovering after he cut off his ear. it was the beginning of a depression that would haunt him for the rest of his life he painted what he could see out the window a scene so captivating it makes you almost feel like you can step into the painting now you can. it's part of a massive new attraction on the vegas strip called area 15 >> area 15 opened last fall amid a pandemic it's part art gallery, theater, part theme park and part -- i
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don't know -- rave it's filled with mind-blowing experiences driven by 21st century technology one takes you into the 19th century, into the paintings of van gogh swirls of sound. color. an explosion of experience a wheat field comes to life. van gogh's self-portraits. perhaps the artist's best known work. >> this is starry night. >> reporter: they came from salt lake city to see van gogh. >> you see this, that's so cool. it's moving. >> reporter: it's moving for their grandpa, too he found something three generations of family could just sit and enjoy together for more than an hour >> they don't want to leave. enjoying it. it's great to have prime time
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with them. >> reporter: what's the common draw i asked the man who brought immersive van gogh to the united states. >> i think it's a combination of the immortal nature of his w works, the accessibility of his works, his personal story, which a lot of people know about as well as the times in which we are living >> reporter: there's demand for art and culture. this was designed for social distance, even before the pandemic so patrons can have space to feel the art >> we will remember this for a long time and talk about it. >> reporter: immersive experiences with the power to inspire, heal and motivate. >> we focus on the adventure the person who wants to be
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transformed. that is swelling music to add to my story >> love it immersive van gogh made its debut this week in las vegas it is scheduled for atlanta, new york, other american cities. if you come to area 15 in vegas, i suggest you dress the part whethe when in vegas -- >> what happens there does not stay there keep that in mind. the pandemic kept us inside for a long time. some of us had yellow hair passing the time in different ways for a 29-year-old, it was a new hobby inspired by ice cream. now that hobby is a booming business the sweet treat not his only claim to fame. local coverage now
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>> reporter: this is a good day for katy alone but not for long that's oliver, his mom >> we got it >> reporter: soon, a sidewalk full of people down the boulevard. >> every time. >> it's a hot ticket >> i would stand in line for an hour >> my mom getting me an ice cream machine for my birthday. >> reporter: zach was like a lot of us at the start of the pande pandemic zach posted one of his first creations, a lucky charms ice cream. brushing it off when people wanted to buy his ice cream.
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but not for long. >> i would post it i have ten pints available i would have 100 people messaging me i figured out, i need to start doing this full scale in a full commercial kitchen >> reporter: which is why zach is now making his ice cream in a full commercial kitchen. why he is still experimenting with concoctions >> i thought it was good >> reporter: why the ten pints a week are 300 >> i will try anything >> reporter: with demand often ten tyimes that. everything from scratch. >> these are seven layer bars. >> reporter: this instagram video will tease the weekly flavor this picture will be posted when the flavor goes on sale. watch this >> it's going live >> reporter: some 300 pints at
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$12 each sold out in one minute. >> isn'tthat insane? i still get butterflies. >> reporter: which in zach's case is saying something z zach, legendary receiver >> this is the fist one, 2011. >> reporter: holder of five national championship rings. >> i'm in the middle holding the trophy if i can be a part of a team that wins five national ch championships, i will make a successful business. >> reporter: it's doubtful anyone in line knows busy as they have been trying to receive zach's ice cream >> ready to try it he makes the best ice cream i have ever had. >> i'm happy >> every time i open the door and i see the line around the corner, it's a feeling that never gets old
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space, the final frontier, explored by an unlikely team, the united states and russia could a new space race be on the horizon? russia launched a soyuz station. there's a rift over the future of space >> reporter: after 20 years in orb orbit, the international space station is showing age they have been searching for cracks that have appeared across the hull here on earth, political moods have changed rather significantly since the united states and russia first launched the space partnership back in the 1990s. that spirit of reconciliation is
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gone replaced now by a sense of mutual antagonism last seen during the cold war. to get a sense of where things stand and where the russian space program is going, i met with one of russia's most famous living cosmonauts. we talked about the cracks in the hull >> it was our biggest fear that it can be fatigue of metal you can replace some pumps, some component on the station you can't replace hull our analysis of our colleagues from houston show that there is no metal fatigue i think station can fly beyond 2025 and probably beyond >> reporter: sooner or later, it will end talks are underway about what comes next nasa proposed a moon station and invited all of the iss partners
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to participate russia says it wants no part of it instead, the head of the russian space agency says that russia would like to work closer with china's space program. russia last month appeared to take a step in that direction signing on to a moon project with china do you think they will join? >> it's changing >> reporter: all the time. >> it's difficult to join moving target >> reporter: officials are set to meet in saint petersburg in june where they will continue discussions. nasa might not have to wait too long to get their answer >> thanks so much. 118 years ago, humans achieved powered flight for the first time it was a 12-second flight. a few feet above the dirt for 40 yards. it wasn't long before aircraft
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began to scratch near the edge of space mars was always on the horizon this is the first tv image of mars beamed back from the spacecraft mariner i in 1965 techniques printed strips of data, pieced them together, then colored them the moon came next, of course. again, mars beckoned in 1997, the pathfinder mission landed our first rove er on the red planet nasa is set to make history again. they are attempting powered flight on another world for the first time on subponday, the mars helicopt is attempt to lift off down here on earth, drones do it all the time but according to nasa, the martian atmosphere makes it tricky >> on the one hand, you have 1% of the atmospheric pressure.
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you have winds you are not flying on a parking lot or a meadow. you are flying on a rocky terrain. >>s at nasa hope to us helicopters to guide future astronauts amazon workers in alabama voted against forming a union. the house ethics committee opened an investigation of matt gaetz over a list of allegations from sex trafficking to paying women for sex. tonight, he told supporters in miami firebrands don't retreat the derek chauvin murder trial resumes monday prosecution expected to rest its case early next week now you know the news of this friday, april 9, 21.02 follow us on twitter and instagram. have a great weekend
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