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yes, really. that's all for this edition of "dateline." i'm natalie morales. thanks for watching. [theme music] they went to help children in desperate need, and then they got taken in a country in crisis i'm shepard smith. this is "the news" on cnbc. americans kidnapped in haiti. missionaries and five children taken by one of the count -- cou country's most notorious gangs >> it is like living in a war zone. >> fbi agents on the ground as friends and family bought for answers. >> the world lost one of the greatest leaders that we have ever witnessed. >> colin powell, a four-star army general, the first black secretary of state and chairman of the joint chiefs. his life and legacy and what
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general powell called the one blot on his record a last-minute deal keeps cameras rolling in hollywood, but for how long the terms of an agreement many union workers say is still not good enough. a new intelligence gathering cell from the biden administration the details of a plan to monitor the movements of migrants headed to america testing new york city's response to a chemical attack. exploring covid misinformation in a small texastown. and a nasa mission to explore the solar system's biggest mysteries. >> announcer: live from cnbc, the facts, the truth, "the news" with shepard smith. good evening the fbi now joining a frantic search for 17 american and canadian missionaries missing in haiti. a source close to the biden administration confirms fbi
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agents landed there yesterday. among the hostages five children, including a toddler. today a state department spokesperson said it has a small team on the ground in haiti trying to bring the missionaries to safety. >> we have been in close touch with the families, with the group to which this group of missionaries belongs, and we'll continue to coordinate closely with them. >> but u.s. officials have given no further details they have not said whether they even know where the hostages are or whether they have made any progress towards rescuing them. >> the missionaries are from the ohio-based group called christian aid ministries police say they were on a trip to see an orphanage outsid of port-au-prince on saturday when they disappeared. "the washington post" says one of the hostages posted a whatsapp group saying, please pray for us we're being held hostage they kidnapped our driver. pray, pray, pray we don't know where they are taking us. police in haiti are blaming
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notorious gang, one they call the mauoso gang. maria abid habied is i port-au-prince and has been reporting from there maria, thank you so much what can you tell us about your reporting of this group reported of kidnapping the missionaries >> reporter: this is one of the newer gangs working across port-au-prince they are in control of a very, very important suburb of port-au-prince, basically the city at this point i mean, we rode through the area where they were kidnapped on friday, my team and i, to get to another location for another story, and when we did so, we had a police escort. we put on our body armor i mean, i've worked in afghanistan. i've worked in iraq. i've covered isis. i have to say that port-au-prince is up there in terms of risk assessment when covering -- when it comes to
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covering the news and taking into consideration your own life and your own safety. >> so much worse in recent weeks, too i was wondering based on the track record of this group you said it's fairly new, this group and other gangs what, seems to be the goal with this and other kidnappings? >> reporter: well, the issue is that in haiti for the last 20 years, you've had certain governments and certain politicians and even oligarchs, wealthy businessmen and women, use these gangs to secure their political or business interests. and now you're seeing lots of copycat gangs, like 400 -- they got started, actually, stealing cattle and then they just moved up from there. now we're at this point where they have actually created this -- or introduced a new type of kidnapping in port-au-price which is kidnapping en masse they will just take, you know, a convoy of cars or buses of
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people and say, all right, you know, all 20 of you, or however many of you, are now under our control. call your families we're asking this much for ransom you don't have anything? okay have your husband or your daughter or whomever is at home start selling whatever it is tea kettles, refrigerators, carpets, sofas, you know these people have no -- no qualms using violence, and this gang is incredibly violent they -- they will rape women if they don't get what they want, and if they are too poor, they will say, all right, we're done with you we've satisfied ourselves. and now it's time to, you know, go back to where you came from >> wow. >> reporter: so with every new gang is new violence, and there's always a new norm of violence that is just crossed. >> and these 17 missionaries and children caught up in the middle of it right now. maria, thank you so much from the "new york times. a live look at the white house now, the flag at half
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staff in honor of colin powell he died this morning at 84 complications of covid-19 as he battled -- as he battled cancer. general powell broke barriers as the first black secretary of state and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff. today president biden remembered him as a dear friend and a patriot. >> one of our great military leaders and a man of overwhelming decency this is a guy born the son of immigrants in new york city, raised in harlem in the south bronx, graduated from city college in new york, and he rose to the highest ranks not only of the military but also in areas of foreign policy and statecraft. >> president biden today, former president obama also weighing in he says general powell refused to accept that race would limit his dreams and helped a generation of young people set their sights higher. nbc's kelly o'donnell how on general powell's trailblazing career.
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>> reporter: colin powell, the nation's first african-american secretary of state a soldier and statesman who served multiple presidents has died at 84 powell's family writing in a statement that powell who was fully vaccinated passed away from complications due to covid-19 the retired four-star general was hospitalized at walter reed while suffering from a form of cancer, multiple pie owe myoloma, powell grew up in the south bronx, the son of jamaican immigrants, created a trailblazing career. as a soldier, powell served two tours of duty in vietnam he became the first black national security adviser during the end of ronald reagan's presidency, and the youngest and first african-american chairman of the joint chiefs of staff under president george h.w. bush, a major figure and household name during the first gulf war powell then reached a pinnacle
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in a position whose responsibilities weighed on his shoulders for the rest of his life, becoming the first african-american secretary of state under the george w. bush administration. >> our concern is not -- >> reporter: in the runup to the 2003 iraq war, powell told the united nations that there were weapons of mass destruction in iraq, which later proved to be untrue powell would call the speech a blot on his record after leaving the bush administration and government service, powell went through rounds of public searching about his own politics there had been calls for powell to become a candidate himself, that he declined, but used his voice to influence politics, endorsing barack obama, speaking out against donald trump during the 2020 election and telling savannah after the january 6th riots that he no longer considered himself a republican, calling on president donald trump to resign. >> what he is responsible for is one of the most disgusting
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things i've ever seen in all my years as a government employee here in the united states of america and in washington, d.c he should be totally ashamed of himself, and he should take that shame and turn it into a resignation as quickly as possible. >> reporter: whether in or out of office, powell's powerful voice resonated across the political spectrum a patriot awarded the bronze star, an air medal, a soldier's medal, and two purple hearts colin powell is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, alma, and their three children it would have been the biggest hollywood worker walkout in decades they averted it this weekend in the most hollywood way possible. it was an 11th hour deal the world's most powerful media companies, including our own parent company nbc universal plus warner brothers, apple, netflix and disney striking an agreement with some 40,000 behind-the-scenes workers,
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iotsi members, camera members, makeup artists, sound and lighting teches and other crew they will still have to vote to approve the deal but the tentative agreement includes this, 3% wage hike, improvements in pay, in conditions of streaming productions. martin luther king day as a holiday, a ten-hour daily rest period and 54 hours of rest on the weekends of course, not all workers say those terms do enough. some members compare the 3% annual raises to a now 5.4% inflation rate this year they are obviously under water others say ten hours of rest a day is not enough to sleep, eat and commute. the union reports members will get the details of the agreement in the coming week before an online vote to ratify it meanwhile, thousands o other workers across the country are still on the picket line a strike by about 10,000 john deere workers entered its fifth day today, and community members now say they fear the impact of
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a prolonged walkout. one farmer told an nbc affiliate he worries about not having enough parts shod his equipment break down and a john deere parts supplier says he was closed on friday because of a lack of work he says long term the strike would be very detrimental to his business some health care workers in hawaii and in northern california also could be heading for a strike it would be part of a kaiser permanente walkout that includes some 31,000 members at the moment the strike expansion would add to the picket line more than 1,500 pharmacists, physical therapists and speech pathologists strikes across america in february of 2020, ahmaud arbery was shot while jogging in a georgia neighborhood two months later, video of what happened leaked. then allegations a local prosecutor was helping the men accused. then local laws overhauled today more than a year and a
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half after arbery died, the trial begins. for the first time, former president trump sits for several hours of questions the civil lawsuit at the heart of his videotaped testimony. and shoppers providing a boost to the economy, but will it last? cnbc's steve liesman on the push to keep you spending through the holiday months >> announcer: the facts, the truth, the news with shepard smith back in 60 seconds
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the trial for three white men accused of killing a young black man began today in georgia. attorneys started vetting hundreds of potential jurors a year and a half after the shooting of ahmaud arbery. prosecutors say he was out jogging near brunswick, georgia in february of last year they say three white men chased him down in their trucks the suspects are greg and travis mcmichael, father and son, and
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their neighbor roddy bryan graphic video is shown with the mcmichaels confronting arbery and we're pausing the video right before the young mcmichaels shot him. they claimed they shot arbery in self-defines bryan followed in his truck and this morning ahmaud arbery's mother says she wants justice for his son. >> justice looks like all three defendants going to jail forever. today i'm very thankful that we've reached this stage of the case to pick a jury. i'll stick with these men behind bars for a long time. >> legal analysis from david henderson, legal rights attorney and defender what should prosecutors push for during jury selection? >> more than anything you want a
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diverse jury we've seen it time and again in these types of cases you want at least two people on that jury who can sympathize with ahmaud arbery and those will be black two, at least two to have a fight chance. >> did you see the defense trying to use a self-defense argument here? >> they are definitely going to try to use that self-defense argument and ridiculous though i believe it is, got to remember we've gone through four prosecutors and the second prosecutor bought it the second prosecutor said they committed no crime because they were defending themselves based on extremely flawed logic. >> david what, will you be watching for specifically during the early stages to see which side is getting the upper hand legally? >> shep, more than anything else is has to do with how they pick that jury. any good lawyer knows and would never admit you don't change people's minds can you only appeal to what they already believe. i want to see how they handle the jury selection also, the defense is walking a tight rope in trying to say this had nothing to do with race
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because travis mcmichaels was caught several times using racial epithets after he shot and killed ahmaud arbery so how they manage that will be critical in the early phases. >> david henderson, thank you. for years former president trump was been able to avoid giving video depositions for a slew of lawsuits against him today that changed under a judge's order mr. trump was deposed on camera and under oath by a group of protesters who say they were roughed up while demonstrating outside of terrorism tower in 2015. tom winters is with us donald trump facing really a pile of civil lawsuits fair to say that this deposition could be kind of a beginning >> i think you're absolutely right, shep, and good evening. i think the allegations here are pretty serious when you have people saying that they were punched in the head by trump's personal bodyguard in his right-hand man keith shiller there'sin a allegation that another protester was nearly
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choked and that some of the things that they wore and the things that they had to demonstrate those signs and what they were wearing were taken from them and what they say was a violation of their rights of free speech. this lawsuit moving forward after the trump organization and the president's attorneys have strenuously denied and have been denying the allegations contained in it. they did try to effectively have the case dismissed, but today's deposition nearly four hours in length is, as you said, the first time since the president became the president and since he's left office that he's had to sit down for one of these one of the attorneys involved in this lawsuit representing these protesters ben dicter spoke after about the nature of the evidence. >> there is evidence to submit that donald trump has directed his security guards to engage in force on numerous occasions both
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before and after the incident at issue during his presidential campaign and thereafter. >> shep, the former president also coming out with a statement today which we can look at saying that the -- he's thankful that he finally has the opportunity to speak about what happened here, and he called -- called the allegations essentially ridiculous in his statement, and so the president leaving trump tower about an hour and five minutes ago east coast time on his way back presumably back to mar-a-lago and leaving his former residence here in new york as you alluded to these troubles that he's facing here in new york state court could perhaps be the tip of the iceberg. he faces other lawsuits including defamation suits from two women, lawsuits from democratic members of congress about january 6th, and he's been firing back with his own lawsuits suing his niece mary trump as well as today looking to block some document being turned over to that january 6 committee. shep. >> tom winter live in our
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more than a third of all police officers in chicago are defying the city's covid vaccine mandate. city workers had until friday night to report on their vaccination status or risk being fired. the data shows the police department has the lowest overall response rate in chicago, just 64%. most city departments reported vaccination rates at or near 100% mayor lori lightfoot says a small number of cops have already been placed on the no-pay status. >> i really hope the men and women of the chicago police department are not going to ruin their careers over going to a website over saying yes or no. >> over the weekend a chicago police soupt told cops they could also lose their retirement benefits if thee choose to retire rather than get vaccinated separately a judge issued a temporary restraining order against the police union's president banning him from speaking out publicly against the vaccine policy
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the governor last week offered national guard help if chicago needs it. covid has killed more than 700,000 americans and counting, but the pandemic's impact goes much further it's divided communities, turned loved ones against each other. nbc lx rolled out a four-part docu series today called "dying to be wrong. text plors covid misinformation through the lens of people in san angelo, texas, a small city about 170 miles northwest of san antonio. nbc lx reporter cody broadway is from there and he went home to see how the politics of the pandemic has reshaped people's lives. here's a clip. >> it's not my job for your health as harsh as that sounds but our constitutional fundamental rights protect that. nothing else i'm sorry that just comes off as blunt that i don't care. i do care. i care more about freedom than i
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careabout your personal health >> talking about caleb wallace is important here you have a gentleman who is very conservative, didn't believe in masks, didn't believe that covid-19 was as serious as what it needed to be he was a staunch opponent of any kind of mandate or any kind of health official telling you what you could and could not do. >> so where's the accountability who is putting checks and billions on shannon hospital with the data collection because at the 9:00 a.m. phone calls you talk about every day where the citizens are involved we don't get a say. who is putting the checks and balances >> at the same time caleb wallace was a father he was a father of three, soon to be four he was a husband he was a son he was a person just like you or me, and he got sick >> you know, caleb when he was in the hospital, and i'm praying for you. i'm praying every hour for you
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you need to make -- make it out of that hospital, and he -- and, you know, he still thought he had a chance. >> cody broadway joins us now from lx. you're speaking of him in the past tense what happens to caleb? >> so, shep, thank you so much for having me on i don't want to get too much into caleb's story because it is episode one, but that clip that you saw is from november of 2020 caleb really disagreed with everything that city officials and health officials had to say at that time and he stood by it. like i said, that's episode one. his story plays out for and kind of really sets the tone of the documentary series on >> cody, i mentioned you're from san angelo what was it like to go back there reporting on your own place in these really difficult times? >> it was -- it was a challenge to tell you the truth. my own family and everything has
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come down with covid-19 in the recent weeks friends have died from it over the past -- the past couple of months, and it's been a challenge, but i really wanted to come back and tell the story of this community and really just put a -- a mirror to what is happening in san angelo because it's happening all across the country. >> it really does apply in every nook and cranny of our nation. cody, thanks so much we'll be watching for your four-part docuseries called dying to be wrong, the price of misinformation and you can watch it at is your city prepared for a chemical attack? starting today officials try to answer that question in new york at more than 100 different locations. last month thousands of haitian migrants set up camp in texas. the biden administration criticized for how it handled the situation. now plans to create a way to monitor and predict movements of
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future groups. the details as we approach the the details as we approach the bottom of the hour and the
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businesses in the united states rose 0.7% from the previous month. sales at clothing stores up 1.1%, general merchandise stores up 2%, and a bigger increase of 3.7% at sporting goods, music and book stores, but now economists are looking to see whether shoppers can keep it up through the important holiday season here's cnbc steve liesman. >> the just completed third quarter was supposed to be a big one. it began with the nation hopeful that covid was in the rear view mirror consumers were forecast to return to the malls, the restaurants and airports economists forecast strong growth of more than 7% well, think again. delta came along, covid cases surged, consumers cocooned and the outlook slipped. the latest cnbc survey of economists now sees just a bit more than 3% growth in the quarter that ended in september, but yesterday's losses could be tomorrow's gains economists look for nearly 6%
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growth in the fourth quarter a strong september retail sales report suggests consumer spending might have taken off as the month progressed and could be about to accelerate behind the optimism, strong consumers. savings rates are high from the influx of cash from stimulus tax and raise on the job jobs are plentiful the stock market, it's up and housing values are, too, and there's a lot of pent-up demand. the key question will there be enough goods to buy with ships backed up at the ports it will be a race to get goods to the store shelves before holiday shoppers show up inflation is another worry price increases sack buying power and if consumers spend more on fuel they will have less cash for gifts, finally, as we've learned time and again covid has a way of returning and doing harm to people's lives and to optimistic forecasts. shep. >> steve, thank. what a major online retailers doing to keep up with all the consumer spending. that's what's topping cnbc on the money. amazon set to hire 150,000
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seasonal workers for the holidays that's 50% more than just last year pay starts at about $18 an hour for the temporary jobs, and the sign-on bonuses, as much as three grand. zillow leaving the house buying business for now the reason, a huge backlog of properties in its pipeline pausing new acquisitions will let the company work through the backlog. and hold the popcorn disney delaying the release dates of some major movies they include "indiana jones 5" and a slew of marvel movies, "black panther," and "thor, love and thunder" are both on the list on wall street, the dow down 36, s&p up 15. the nasdaq up 124. i'm shephard smith on cnbc it's the bottom of the hour. time for the top of the news
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ransomware attack on a media company. local tv stations crippled and forced to get creative to deliver the news. non-toxic gas released around new york city on purpose. the testing starting today to see how ready america's biggest city is for a chemical attack but first the white house with a new plan to monitor and predict the movements of migrants. nobodies news has learned the department of homeland security is building a special intelligence-gathering cell. it's designed to detect, track and send warnings about large groups of migrants headed north to the united states this comes after a massive surge of around 30,000 mostly haitian migrants they crossed the border into texas last month setting off that major crisis for the white house. julia ainsley broke the story for nbc news julia, how exactly would this cell work? >> well, shep, in the short term it would bring together people from inside dhs, cvp, ice and
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the office of intelligence and analysis to one building in washington where they could start watching the movements of migrants also a big part of this is watching social media, building grip s -- building algorithms to see where smugglers would meet with the migrants oftentimes it's disrupting information, information that tells immigrants now is the time to come. if you come now, you can stay. they think that if they can get to those groups and interrupt those messages faster, they will be able to interdict and keep people from making the trip to the united states, and in the case where they do make the trip, they think they will be able to better allocate resource thoz those parts of the border so they are not caught by surprise like they were in september when those haitians that you mentioned arrived. >> you know, these large care advance, we've been reporting on them for years there's nothing new here why this program now >> well, it's interesting. a number of officials that i
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smoke to said during the trump office that the office of intelligence and analysis that's inside dhs that's supposed to do a lot of this tracking, they actually dwindled from that mission. a lot of what they did there focused more on law enforcement, on protests like what we saw in portland in 2020 that office by and large shut down a lot of these weekly reports that they used to do under the obama administration on migrant movements, sorry they are saying they are now revamping a lot of that. they are bringing it back and then for the first time ever they are trying to work with cia, the intelligence community and law enforcement officials in those countries to be able to even get aerial surveillance of migrant movement. >> progress. julia ainsley, thank you. at least 28 people killed in heavy rain and flash flooding in southern india several landslides reported, including one that killed six members of one family. the indian army and navy are helping with search and rescue efforts. thousands are taking shelter in
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more than 200 relief camps this is the same area where 400 people died in flooding three years ago. the pentagon now offering to pay an undisclosed amount of money to the family in afghanistan after admitting that a drone strike was a bad mistake they believed they were attacking isisky members and instead they killed members of the same family, including three children condolence payments are not required, but the military does have a fund that allows payment to families of those killed by our troops a pentagon spokesperson says defense officials are also working with the state department to support other members of the victim's family who want to relocate to the united states. he says a pentagon official
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spoke to the leader of the victim's aid group in a statement the group's president said we hope they will act urgently to get surviving family members and impacted employees to safety and to help them rebuild their lives. what would happen if your town were attacked by chemical weapons? the feds are preparing for just that starting today in new york city, a team of researchers is releasing non-toxic gases and particles, including in some parks and subway stations. local officials reaffirm these test gases are not dangerous and pose no threat to the public the goal here see how biological agents spread in densely populated urban settings in new york city here's cnbc's valerie castro >> reporter: the white puff you see shooting into the air on subway trains is part of a scientific experiment that took years to plan and will take days to execute
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it's part of a study led by the department of homeland security and scientists from m.i.t. called the urban dispersion threat program. >> we worry not just about terrorism but also something accidental whether it's a release of a biological material or a chemical material, and all of this is really to get a better understanding of how hazardous aerosol materials would transport above and below ground. >> here's how it would work. over a two-week period scientific materials, both solid and gas form are released into the air around new york city in several subway stations and above ground locations like times square the particles that you can see are sugar-based while the gas is a mix of carbon, hydrogen and chlorine. >> it's not toxic. it has no odor. >> there's also sampling and sensory equipment already set up at 120 locations throughout the city, new jersey and some of the airports to capture and analyze
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how far the materials travel. >> they are sent to like a vacuum pump that has a filter, and those filters are getting collected on a daily basis by sampling teams going to the sites, and then those filters will get processed in the laboratory. >> officials say the data collected will help them develop emergency response plans in the event of an accidental or intentional incident involving hazardous materials. >> if there were an actual event in the future, the agencies in new york city would know how to take actions much more quickly because we're providing them with information that helps them to shape their policies and their emergency protocol. >> shep, this same test was also conducted in 2016 using the exact same kind of materials, but at that time it was only run down in the subway system. today they added the above ground testing portion as well dhs officials say this testing will only happen in new york city, but they will be sharing the information that they learned here with other large
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cities around the country, especially those that have big public transportation systems so they can plan and prepare for the future shep >> valerie castro lives in times square. former president clinton is out of the hospital and back at home in new york after a serious health scare mr. clinton released yesterday from uc irvine medical center in done california. his head doctor says the former president's fever dropped and his white blood cell count normalized we're told former president clinton with a urinary tract infection that spread to his bloodstream. that can be very dangerous doctors say they will keep monitoring as he continues his treatment at home with antibiotics. a $40 billion market and part of it is just hanging in your closet. used clothes, bigger than ever these days, thanks to one generation of shoppers why vintage finds are back in fashion. unless you're apple, that is the company getting roasted on the socials today. some saying its brand new mac
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book is more like a brand new old mac book, and
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. the supreme court today agreeing to fast track an appeal of that texas abortion law a group of abortion rights advocates and providers made the request last month this means that the higher court will hear the case before a final judgment in the lower courts the state of texas has until noon on thursday to file a response that's also the same dead lipoit has to respond to a separate challenge of the law that was brought today by the justice department cuba gooding j given a february 1st trial date the actor is accused of groping three different women in three different new york city bars in 2018 and 2019. he's charged with forcible touching and sexual abuse. cuba gooding jr. faces time in prison if convicted. 593-year-old has pleaded not
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guilty the trial was supposed to begin back in april of last year but was delayed because of covid news giant sinclair broadcasting hit by arance comewear attack this weekend disrupting local stations all across the station. >> good evening, everyone. are we on? >> nationwide, sinclair -- >> technical error. >> technical error this issue has been brought up. >> we're having technical issues here at the station. >> we're having some technical issues that we're trying to work out. >> experiencing some technical difficulties. >> i personally want to thank every single viewer, every single person that has written in or tried to call us who wants to see our newscast. >> we are working very hard to try to get back on for you >> it was a tough slog sinclair reports today certain services and work stations in their environment were encrypted with ransomware and data was taken from the company's network. sinclair owns and operates 21
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regional sports networks and 185 television stations in 86 markets. so coast to coast local stations scrambled to stay functional many taking to facebook to air their newscasts. wbst news covering indiana and michigan, look at this they rolled out some video on a fire on a phone screen i mean, you do what you can. in bakersfield, california, a sinclair station getting technical with some white board weather pattern drawings, and cny central upstate new york, look at this they just pointing at the phone and the computer screen to show the weather graphics sinclair reports it's working to get operations back up and running normally apple unveiled a brand new mac book pro today the reviews, meh the company announcing the latest redesign will be partnered by apple processor trips. intel supplied the chips for the oler models. gone is the touch bar replaced by physical keyes, and there's
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an hdmi port, a head phonojack and sd slot on the side there. the new computers are not cheap, far from it. two models, a 16-inch starts at $2,499 and the first time a 14-inch model starts at $1,999 joanna stern, senior technology columnist for "the wall street journal" and seen juror cnbc contributor. new features are getting almost no love online you tweeted i love 2015 so much. why the heat here? >> the heat here because it is now six years ago, around six years ago apple released a new mac book pro and they said this is the future. it doesn't have quartz we have the new thing called the touch bar. have a different way of charging and here we are six years later, and they have reversed course on pretty much all of that, and that's great news for people who missed a lot of those features, so no more touch bar you get actual keys, crazy, new
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keys, real physical keys you get an sd card slot. you get the old safe charger, so, yeah, whatever is old is new again. >> and a lot of chatter and complaints frankly about something they are calling a notch. what is that, and why are people confused >> yeah. so the notch, if you've used a newer iphone, if you look at the front of your iphone, you can see that little notch on the camera right >> so you can see this is a web cam where the cram now has had a notch. turns out this doesn't actually do face i.d. which is what you have on the iphone this is just -- they wanted to make more room for the camera, and they wanted to make the bezels smaller so you can see the frame around the screen is smaller, but they still needed to fit in the cameras, so this was the solution. >> people don't like if. >> people think it's ugly. >> you know, apple products have been made fun of online before, but then they'd enormous commercial success is that kind of what you're
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expecting or something different? >> 100%. i think apple will sell a lot of these computers, especially to the early adopters who many years ago did not like the changes, had to buy the laptops because that's what apple gave them but what a nice strategy from a give back everything that people wanted back. >> so expensive. i mean, you can get a laptop for about, you know, about one-fifth of that. >> but this one has a notch and it has ports that you used to have but now you have them back. >> and we're all, many of us, apple addicted good to see you. thank you so much. bargain hunting, wheeling and dealing. one man's trash, another man's treasure one person's trash, i should say. whatever you call it, more people are browsing their local thrift stores for the next big thing. thread up is an online store where you can buy and sell clothes secondhand according to the ceo, 33 million people bought their first used item in 2020 during the pandemic, 33 million and of that number 76% say they are going
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back for more. cnbc's court any reagan covers retail for us and has a story about which group in particular is making something old new again. >> mayor stanfield can't afor to shop at the mall just prefers not no. >> my favorite part is like digging through the rows of t-shirts and finding something cool. >> she's a part of a growing cohort of consumers who are swayed to spend on second hand. >> i got this and i wore this actually the first day of school with these green shorts. >> according to a report commissioned by resale website thread up, the secondhand market is expected to more than double to $77 billion over the next five years growing 11 times faster than traditional retail much of the growth suspected to come from julie's ina frenzy and millenial consumers. over 40% of them have already shopped secondhand for cloerkts shoes and accessories over the past year. over half of teens already by
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secondhand clothing. >> young people today still want a good deal but want to do it affordably. >> it's good for the environment and everything it's just fun for me to come in here and spend time looking at stuff. >> they are affordable and like i'm a student in new york city, so you can find a lot of cool stuff. >> i'll go shopping with my mom, and it will feel more like a chore whereas thrifting it's more creative and expressive >> secondhand shoppers have more choices than ever before the traditional thrift store treasure hunt may still be the preferred method for many but many are turning to online resale platforms like ebay, posh mark, the real deal and thread up but the rise of the online retail market isn't putting a damper on shopping >> people still want to shop they will wait like an hour and
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45 minutes in line just to shop in here which is crazy but it's like an everyday thing. >> there's plenty of supply to fuel the demand for secondhand here at buffalo exchange there's two appointments every 20 minutes. at thread up it's taking an average of three months to go through the bags that sellers sent in. don't worry, shep, there's plenty of supply for both of us to have one of these. >> i will if you will. why not. >> i'm in. >> okay. >> maybe tomorrow night. thanks. tennessee football fans upset with a fourth quarter call and making it known. they littered the field with trash at the stadium causing a delay in the game. look at this now the search for the students is on. and lucy in the sky with mysterious rocks the next details on nasa's first the next details on nasa's first teidann to juan terry's ♪ i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪
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nasa is on a new mission to study the origins of the universe and scientists say fossils and faraway asteroids are key. >> liftoff and it takes flight. >> the lucy says craft blasted off from kennedy space center in florida on a 12-year mission they have never studied asteroids near jupiter lucy will serve as a robotic archaeologist examining the rocks to answer questions about how the planets formed with us is nasa's science division director. good to have you with us what could we learn from lucy's work >> the lucy mission is really exciting it's going out to visit these special asteroids that are --
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they orbit the sun at about the same distance as jupiter they lead in front of jupiter and trail behind jupiter, and there are special remnants that are probably about 4 billion years old. >> wow. >> made up of that material that made all of the plants in the outer part of the solar system, jupiter, saturn, uranus and neptune and by studying the special asteroids we can learn more of what the planets are made of and the whole early story of that part of the solar system. >> man i have heard some noise from nasa about a problem with lucy's solar panels what's the issue and could that derail things here >> so right now we're in the process of collecting information from the spacecraft and learning more about what's going on shortly after launch, we separated from the rocket. we got some great information back from the spacecraft, and it told us that the solar rays which are large, they are the biggest solar arrays that we've
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sent out to this part of the system they both deployed one of them we got confirmation that it completely deployed and locked into place. the second one deployed but it didn't -- we didn't get confirmation that it locked into place so we're collecting information now over the next day or so. we'll put together a plan and figure out what we're going to do hopefully we'll be able to remedy this and fix the situation but right now we're still in data-gathering mode. >> fingers crossed. >> yeah. >> one more thing. there's another spacecraft that goes up soon to look at an asteroid a lot closer to earth the plan is to ram the thing to see it if we can knock it off course just in case one heads to earth sometimes, practice i guess. >> double asteroid redirection test or d.a.r.t. will launch -- the window opens the day before thanksgiving in november, and exactly right. we're going to ram the spacecraft into the little
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moonlit of the other asteroid orbiting around another asteroid and we'll run into the moon hand we're going to test how much momentum we kim part on that little moonlet with the spacecraft and then using ground-based telescopes we'll watch and look and see how we change the orbit of that little moon, and like you said, that's a technique we could use in the future if there was ever an asteroid that was going to threaten earth. >> lori glaze, a lot of work to do thank you. there was an ugly seen during the ole miss/tennessee football game saturday night in knoxville. cops have arrested 18 fans and have thrown out nearly 50. the huge crowd got upset about a call late in the fourth quarter and people starting throwing beer cans and hot dogs and pizza boxes, even a bottle of mustard. the ole miss coach there lane kiffin nearly got hit in the head with a golf ball and the refs paused the game and put the
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rebels out on the field so the crews could put up the mess. a local newspapers called it an embarrassment to the university. today the sec fined the university of tennessee a quarter million dollars for the incident cops say they are still combing through the security video trying to identify all the fans involved minor league baseball isn't really as glamorous is a the majors there's easier competition, fewer perks and a whole lot less money. some teams pay player less than $13,000 a season which is below the federal poverty line most minor league teams also make players find and pay for their own housing but that is change associated press reports mlb owners agree to provide housing for certain minor leaguers starting next season the league hasn't specified which players will be covered by this new policy. in a statement league officials wrote mlb is engaged in a multi--year effort to modernize the minor league system and better assist players and maybe bring them out of poverty one time. >> 50 seconds left on a race to
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the finish fbi agents join the search for 17 american and canadian missionaries kidnapped by a gang in haiti among the hostages, five children, including one toddler. colin powell, america's first black secretary of state and army general died today at 84 his family says he died of complications from covid-19 while battling cancer. and jury selection now under way in the murder trial of three men accused of killing ahmaud arbery while he was out on a jog in georgia last year and now you know "the news." on this monday, october the 18th, 2021, i'm shepard smith. follow us on the gram and follow us on the gram and twitter @thenews on cnbc and
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