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time. >> good morning, i'm laura jarrett, it's thursday, april 22nd, 5:00 a.m. here in new york. for nearly a year we have talked about a reckoning on racism and policing in this country but what has really changed? the conviction of former officer who killed george floyd, derek chauvin, sparking renewed calls by some for reform. pleas that complied account daily reminders of why black communities feel unsafe. andrew brown jr. fatally shot while deputies in elizabeth city, north carolina, were serving a warrant on thursday morning. >> the deputy is on administrative leave now. there is body cam footage that has not yet been released. >> we are not going away until we get some cooperation, until we get some transparency. what are they hiding? we are feeling pain right now. we are hurting. we are tired. we are tired. >> it happened a day after a black teenage girl was shot and killed in columbus, ohio. body cam footage appears to show
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ma'khia bryant lunging at another girl with a knife, but the question is whether the officer arriving at the scene needed to shoot her or could have disarmed her another way. he has been side if i had as nicholas reardon. >> bottom line, did ma'khia bryant need to die yesterday? how did we get here? this is a failure in part on our community, some are guilty, but some of us are responsibility. also today the funeral for daunte wright the 20-year-old shot by now former brooklyn center minnesota officer during a traffic stop, police claimed she thought she was firing her taser and with emotions on edge two high profile athletes under criticism this morning, brett favre for saying it's, quote, hard to believe derek chauvin meant to kill george floyd. and lebron james who tweeted then deleted a picture of a man
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some identified on social media as the columbus officer who killed ma'khia bryant with the line, quote, you're next, #accountability. >> the minneapolis police department is pledging to cooperate with a newly announced justice department civil rights investigation. a senior doj official says a civil rights division team is on the ground as the biden administration intensifies its scrutiny of police practices. cnn's josh campbell has the latest for us from minneapolis. >> reporter: the biden administration apparently signaling that they will not hesitate to use the federal department of justice in order to investigate any police agency that may be accused of engaging in a pattern and practice of violation of civil rights. on wednesday attorney general merrick garland announcing the doj would do just that as it relates to the minneapolis police department. >> the challenges we face are deeply woven into our history. they did not arise today or last year. building trust between community
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and law enforcement will take time and effort by all of us. good officers welcome accountability because accountability is an essential part of building trust with the community and public safety requires public trust. >> reporter: and we know in the united states there is no national police force, police agencies fall under state and local control, butt the federal government has the ability to launch these civil investigations if they determine a problem possibly exists. what we're expecting are lawyers from the doj to descend here in minneapolis, they will have the ability to interview members of the community, they will be able to interview people who may have encountered law enforcement, they will be able to talk to police officers themselves and go through this department's files, its arrest records and the like. once again try to get to the conclusion of whether this department is engaging in a pattern and practice of the violation of civil rights. now, of course, that officer who brought the latest scrutiny on this police department, derek chauvin, was convicted on all three counts here, on tuesday,
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for his part we are expecting his sentencing will take place approximately eight weeks from now. he is currently in solitary confinement according to prison officials that due to his own safety they say and of course the other three officers also charged in the death of george floyd, their trial is set to begin in august, we will wait to see whether they will also be convicted in this trial, this case that has been watched around the world. christine, laura. >> josh campbell, thank you for that. will washington finally do something big on police reform in the united states? the political hurdles are clear, but for many there is no time to waste. cnn's daniella diaz is on capitol hill for us this morning. dan daniella, after the jury convicted chauvin this week there seemed to be some chatter suggest that go that verdict could reduce the urgency of reforms on capitol hill. what are you hearing? >> reporter: i mean, it certainly seems that way, laura, that because derek chauvin was found guilty this week democrats breathed -- all breathed a sigh of relief that they didn't have
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to work alone on this issue. but right now there is still some differences that democrats and republicans have that they need to reconcile to be able to agree on police reform legislation, but it's moving ahead. you know, they can't seem to agree this major sticking point being qualified immunity for police officers. qualified immunity gives civil lawsuit protections to police officers and is a major sticking point for democrats and republicans. on one hand you have senator tim scott who is the leading republican on this issue in the senate, he is from south carolina, he said he is proposing shifting the burden of responsibility from individual police officers to share police department. this is something he has proposed to democrats. and then on the other hand you have karen bass, house democrat and former congressional black caucus chairwoman who wants this to go further, she wants more to be addressed -- wants police qualified immunity to go further and it be addressed further.
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democrats and republicans will be to reconcile their differences on this issue, that is what we're watching this week to see if they can agree on legislation that they can get republicans to sign on in the senate. karen bass is optimistic, she has shared -- she was on cnn yesterday and shared that she is hopeful that republicans and democrats in the state can sign on to this legislation and agree with her on how this legislation should look like. here is what she had to say. >> well, absolutely we will, and i think with the leadership of tim scott and cory booker, i think the stage is set for us to do that. we've had very fruitful conversations, i know that senator scott is an honest broker, he is serious about getting something done and he is also committed to working with his colleagues and bringing those republican votes. i can't bring the republican senators along, but i do have confidence that if they will follow tim scott's lead that we will be able to get the votes we
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need in the senate. >> you know, as the leading house democrat on this issue she seems very optimistic that she can agree on legislation with senator tim scott the republican on this issue. first sign of bipartisanship. we haven't seen in a long time in the senate and the house. but bottom line is they're going to have to work together to try to pass police reform legislation right now that they have the momentum after derek chauvin's guilty verdict. laura? >> daniella, thank you so much. all right. to oklahoma now where lawmakers have passed a new law protecting drivers who claim they accidentally ran over protesters. governor kevin stitt signing a bill wednesday that drivers cannot be held criminally liable for unintentionally hitting or killing protesters while the drivers are fleeing from a riot. it also makes obstructing a public street during the course of a protest a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in
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prison. florida's governor signed a controversial anti-riot bill into law on monday that criminalizes protesters blocking roadways. vice president harris casting her first tie-breaking senate vote on a biden administration nominee. >> on this vote the yays are 50, the nays are 50, the senate being equally divided the vice president votes in the affirmative and the motion is agreed to. >> harris broke a party line deadlock over the nomination of colin call to serve as the number three civilian at the pentagon. harris was already on capitol hill in case she had to break a tie over the nomination of ba neat at that gupta. but lisa murkowski crossed the aisle joining democrats to confirm gupta as the first woman of color to serve in that position at doj. the number you need to know this morning, 10%. why it matters for covid vaccines and the economic recovery.
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welcome back. russian president vladimir putin warning foreign powers in making a not so veiled threat against his own people. thousands take to the streets in a nationwide show of support for jailed opposition leader alexei navalny. cnn's fred pleitgen is live in moscow for us this morning. fred, what's the latest there? >> reporter: hi there, laura. the protests certainly were very big, not just in moscow but other cities around russia as well. i was at the main protest in moscow throughout the better part of the evening and then well into the night and there were tens of thousands of people who were on the streets. here in moscow we really didn't see very much in the way of a hard crackdown from the authorities, they by and large allowed people to march. that was a very different scene than in some other russian cities, especially st. petersburg, there you had a tough crackdown, also had the police using clubs and detaining a lot of people. in totally i just checked the
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good morning, everyone. this is "early start," i'm laura jarrett. >> good morning, laura. i'm christine romans. it is thursday morning and it is exactly 30 minutes past the hour. we begin with the guilty verdict against former minneapolis officer derek chauvin. likely just the beginning of a renewed push for policing reform in the u.s. today the funeral of daunte wright the 20-year-old black man killed by police in am n this month and in just the 24 hours since chauvin's conviction another black man was killed by police in north carolina and a 16-year-old black girl was killed by an officer in ohio after she lunged at someone with a knife. >> all these killings at the same time that black communities face other forms of systemic owe operation like attacks on voting rights. in arizona a bill that could remove 200,000 people from the
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early voting list has cleared the house. debate over that bill grew heated. >> and on a day when people of color witnessed a small measure of justice with the conviction of derek chauvin, here in arizona we are taking a step backwards by now making it even more difficult for these same people to participate in democracy, to stand up and fight for justice. the effect of this bill will make it harder for independent voters, seniors, native americans, black, brown and low income people to vote. >> i feel personally that motives were arraigned of members, including myself, with regards to colored people, black people, whatever people this individual wants to single out in their ability to vote. and i don't think it's correct and i think he should be sat down and he shouldn't be allowed to speak. >> what year is it? my goodness. >> let that marinate a little
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bit. wow. arizona, breaking my heart. okay. as for the shooting in columbus, ohio, now. nba star and ohio native lebron james vented his frustrations on social media tweeting the line you're next with an emergency claim to go show the officer -- an emergency that showed the officer that killed ma'khia bryant. it's not clear, though, that was the right officer and the tweet has since been deleted. cnn's jason carroll has more on the ground in columbus. >> reporter: a group of protesters gathering support of ma'khia bryant wednesday night. bryant was shot by police after police say she lunged at someone with a knife. police took the unusual step of releasing body cam footage just hours after the incident tuesday night. yesterday afternoon they released even more body cam footage as well as 911 tapes all in an effort they say to be transparent during this critical time. a slowed down version of the body cam video shows what appears to be a knife in
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bryant's right hand. she raises it above her head toward another girl wearing pink and that is the moment when the officer shoots. >> can an officer shoot the leg? can they shoot somewhere that would not result in a fatal wound? a lot of people have said couldn't you have just shot her in the leg so she dropped, couldn't he have shot her in the arm, something like that? >> one of the difficult things with that is when you're trying -- we don't train to shoot the leg because that's a small target, we train to shoot center mass, what is available to stop that threat. >> reporter: the officer has been identified as officer nicholas reardon. there have been a lot of questions about whether or not this officer should have used a taser rather than a gun. police were actually asked about that. they say it is their policy that an officer can use deadly force if that officer is trying to stop an assault from happening. this will all be part of the investigation, an independent
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investigation now under way. christine, laura? >> jason carroll, thank you so much for that. to the president's infrastructure plan now, it includes investments in manufacturing, transportation and housing. they are arguing over it right now in washington trying to figure out what the final composition will be. there are some labor exists who are worried the plan doesn't do enough for women. millions of women dropped out of the labor force to take care of kids and older adults at home. there are 3.7 million fewer women in the labor force today than february 2020. that essentially erases 33 years of progress for women in the workforce. the white house is framing its american jobs plan as pro-women. saying they will include fund to go upgrade schools and child care facilities with investments in programs to strengthen employment for women. biden's temperature plan includes $400 billion to expand services under medicaid and improve the wages of home health workers. the economic policy center says this investment would help women a lot, mon than 90% of home health aids are women.
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the white house says the plant will create a grant program that will help small manufacturing businesses owned by people of color and women of color to help them access private capital. president biden about to risk a fracture with turkey over the use of a single word, genocide. he is preparing to use the word to describe the ethnic cleansing of a million plus armenians under the ottoman empire during world war i. president obama and president trump avoided using the word to avoid angering turkey but president biden decided relations with turkey deteriorated in i way and the u.s. needs to signal the commitment to human rights. a real covid crisis in india today, the highest total for any country since the start of the pandemic, even eclipsing the peak in the united states a few months ago. in delhi oxygen supplies dangerously low, putting hundreds of patients' lives at risk. cnn has the pandemic covered around the world. >> reporter: i'm anna coren in
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hong kong. a global record number of daily covid infections has been recorded in india, surpassing the united states. as the country grams with a second wave of the pandemic. almost 315,000 daily cases were recorded along with more than 2,100 deaths. making it the highest daily toll ever recorded and experts fear that that number is only going to rise. the health system is on the verge of collapse as hospitals are forced to turn away patients due to an acute shortage of oxygen. the capital received less than half the required oxygen to treat covid patients and a leak in the main oxygen tank of one hospital claimed the lives of 24 people. >> reporter: i'm john defterios in abu dhabi. the uae is considering restricting the movements of people who have in the been vaccinated against covid-19. the government's crisis management authority said those refraining or delaying from being vaccinated pose a threat to the safety of society. uae has some of the highest vaccination rates in the world with just over 100 doses per 100
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people working with a small population of around 10 million. the oil-rich state moved swiftly to acquire vaccines when they became available. >> reporter: i'm matt rivers in mexico city. pfizer says that it has identified counterfeit versions of its vaccine both here in mexico and in poland. the company saying it's working with ex-law enforcement officials to try to identify any potential threats to its supply chain. the "wall street journal" reported 80 people in mexico paid $1,000 apiece for this fake vaccine. the mexican government responded on wednesday reminding people of the threat posed by counterfeit vaccines and also saying that only the government in mexico is authorized to distribute actual vaccines and that those vaccines are free of cost. >> reporter: i'm paula newton in ottawa where canadian prime minister justin trudeau wrapped a phone call with u.s. president joe biden and they discussed getting more vaccines to canada. the president has said he would
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like to help out. 1.5 million doses of the astrazeneca vaccine has already been sent to canada. the united states has not yet approved that vaccine and has millions of doses in stock. canada would like those doses as it continues to go through a very tough third wave of this pandemic. >> reporter: i'm hadas gold in israel. it's hard to get a reservation at a restaurant or spot on the beach. the dme is open and masks are no longer required outdoors. that's thanks to israel's robust vaccination program. a majority of those eligible have received at least one dose of the vaccine so far. while there are still people out there that the government is trying to reach to vaccinate, health experts here tell me that they believe israel has reached a high enough level of immunity that a new outbreak is unlikely unless a new mutation that can overcome the vaccine enters the country. what amazon and whole foods are doing to lend a helping hand at the register. so when her car got hit, she didn't waste any time.
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the united states is returning to its role as a leader on the global climate crisis today. president biden gathering more than 40 heads of state for the multi-day summit. he is expected to lay out an aggressive timeline can you get greenhouse emissions by as much as half by 2030. global cooperation is key here including countries that contribute most of the climate crisis namely russia and china. cnn's steven jiang is live in beijing with more. what else should we expect to see today? >> reporter: well, laura, it's a very interesting mix of attendees, not only u.s. allies and partners, but as you mention rivals and adversaries. putin is showing up despite the recent u.s. expulsion of russian diplomas and xi jinping is attending as a good will gesture that the chinese leadership is willing to consider carving out
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a lane for cooperation despite growing tensions between the two governments on a range of areas from trade, security to human rights. mr. xi's attendance is seen as a challenge from china to a u.s. led climate agenda. they are only willing to pars paity in these talks when they are being treated as an equal of the united states and are not going to make concessions to satisfy u.s. demands. there have been calls from washington for china to accelerate the reduction in carbon emissions on top of their ambitious goals of peaking emissions by 2030 and carbon neutral by 2060. there are doubts over how a cheebl these goals r but the chinese will be advantage firm and innist something them stick to their roadmap and president xi is expected to say when it comes to tackling climate change the world needs a global order based on multilateralism and justice instead of letting any single country dominate the
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agenda. >> thank you so much. today is earth day and companies are crucial to solving the climate crisis but a majority are falling short of their goals. less than a quarter of companies in the world's largest stock indentions are on track to hit the goal of the paris agreement by 2050 despite more companies pledging money towards sustainability and the climate crisis emissions have arisen since 2015. the report comes before that two-day virt actual summit on the climate crisis. looking at markets around the world right now, asian shares have closed mixed, europe has opened mixed after two cases of loss in the u.s. stock index futures moving a little lower here. yesterday the dow up 316 points, the nasdaq and the s&p 500 also gained ground for the day. in a few hours we will see the latest evidence of the jobs market, the weekly jobless claims. another 16,000 americans are expected to have filed for first-time claims that would be higher than the previous week as
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you can see when claims hit a pandemic low. from a swipe of your credit card to the wave of your hand, amazon is bringing palm scanners to one whole foods in seattle. it's called amazon one and customers will be able to hold their hands above a scanner for a contact-freeway to pay. customers will need to give whole foods their credit card or debit card information to link their palm print. amazon uses the system in its amazon go locations in seattle. customers can leave the store without checking out as scanners and cameras track their purchases. obviously a pilot program to see how well it works. all right. a quick programming note for you here. a special cnn town hall on the climate crisis, u.s. special presidential envoy john kerry and white house climate team members, dana bash hosts, the climate crisis tomorrow night at 10:00 only on cnn.
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on the day pro-trump mobs stormed the u.s. capitol police were apparently told to only look out for anti-trump protesters. this ill-advised warning came over a radio to all units that morning according to democratic congresswoman zoe laugh rihn who described the new revelation during a hearing on security failures around the attack. she says the officers said, quote, we are not looking for any pro-trump in the crowd, we are only looking for
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anti-pro-trump who want to start a fight. a capitol police spokesman tells cnn the radio communication occurred around 8:00 a.m. that day. a virginia police officer fired after being investigated for donating to a legal defense fund for kyle rittenhouse, you might recall the 18-year-old charged with killing two people and wounding a third during a protest in kenosha, wisconsin, over the police shooting of jacob blake last summer. it was report the number two official in the internal affairs made a $25 donation to rittenhouse. >> according to the guardian it include the comment god bless, thank you for your comment, keep your head up, you have done nothing wrong. they now call the comments egregious and says kelly's actions erode the trust between police and those they are sworn to serve. cnn has reached out to kelly and
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the police union for comment. rittenhouse who is white walked freely down that street with a weapon before he was safely taken into police custody. as many have pointed out a vastly different treatment than those facing black women and men in their country. >> he see him carrying a gun and walking towards police who waved him through and he went home after he had just shot three people. other protesters were yelling and screaming that, hey, he got somebody, he shot somebody, and plit just let him go. that is not something in recent memory -- >> one of the more powerful examples of just the disparate treatment and obviously his hands are up there, but you can see an enormous gun dangling from his waist. >> and they just let him go. north dakota republican governor vetoing a bill passed to stop transgender students from playing sports in school. he said the state has a level playing field and there has not been a single incident of a
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transgender girl attempt to go play on a sports team. opponents of georgia's new law making it harder to vote renewing calls for boycotts of major companies based in the state like delta, coca-cola and home depot claiming this he didn't do enough to defeat the measure. atlanta mayor keisha lance bottoms whose husband works for home depot said a boycott will be an economic blow to all georgians and said there is a more effective way to bring about change. >> my concern about a boycott not just home depot but the 30 fortune 500 companies head kwaurtd erred in atlanta is that you will impact families like ours. they have a real impact in our communities in addition to the thousands of people who work for them. so i think that our best chance right now is federal legislation but certainly still pressing forward and making changes come election year in states across this country. >> the mayor also says she understands why they did t but
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says she's disappointed major league baseball pulled this year's all-star game out of atlanta. one area that warring political parties seem to agree, space travel. president biden's pick for nasa administrator says he will try to stick to president trump's timetable to get astronauts back on the moon as soon as possible possible. former senator bill nelson who flew on the shuttle in 1986 says the program transcends politics. stop nasa officials suggested the 2024 timetable may be too ambitious. tomorrow morning nasa and spacex are scheduled to launch a rocket to the international space station at 5:49 eastern. "early start" will bring it to you live. an nhl player says the league lied about easing restriction force vaccinated players. carolyn manno with us in the bleacher report. >> vegas golden nights goalie robin lehner says the nhl isn't keeping promises this he made about covid-19 protocols after
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players and teams have been vaccinated. a little context for you. he has openly discussed his bipolar one discord, said that the league promised to loosen strict isolation rules and frequency of testing if the majority of a team's players got vaccinated. he said players were blatantly misled by the league. >> at some point we have to start looking at the mental health of people around us, not just the nhl, but everyone in society and see how can we start getting back to normalcy because the problem will be huge, but being lied to us about things changing, kind of forced us to take the vaccine. unacceptable. and to now that we have taken the vaccine to have the excuse of saying, nah, we're not changing because of competitive advantage, it's outrageous. >> nhl deputy commissioner bill daly pushed back against his remarks saying in a statement it's been a matter that's been
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raised and discussed as between us and the nhlpa but no decision to modify has been made nor communicated to anyone. in the nba sixers star joel embiid scored 38 points against the suns last night but it is the shot that he missed, down three, under a second left, grabs a rebound, chucks the ball across the court and comes to close to going in. embiid in disbelief dropping to the floor after the near buzzer beater that would have sent the game into overtime. the eagles have yet to name a starting quarterback. might back to look at him. the oakland a's keeping ways to win top of mind. laureano hitting a routine grounder. the twins third basement sailing the sthrow. a walk off error, the a's 11th straight win after starting the season 0-6. with fans back in the stands they are taking full advantage of all the tasty snacks at the
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ballpark. even this little one trying to take a bite out of a home run ball, mom doing her best to say please stop doing that. baseballs taste better at the ballpark. >> my position is whatever keeps them quiet and in their seats is allowed. it will boost his immune system, i say go ahead and eat that ball. >> you feel for the mom. please, honey, don't do that. don't do that. >> all right. carolyn, thank you. appreciate it. finally this morning, another win for crowd sourcing. lavar burton will be one of the final guest hosts in season 37 of "jeopardy." over 247,000 fans signed an online petition supporting him. the actor already known for his tv roles on "roots", ""star trek"" says he is overjoyed, excited and eager to guest hose. other hosts will include george stephanopoulos and robin roberts and joe buck and of course our
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very own anderson cooper has been hosting this week. my vote for the next one, christine romans. >> you know, berman actually i think he's very good at this, too. >> i know. he has a lot of feelings about how well he did. >> just ask him. all right. thanks for joining us, everybody, i'm christine romans. hi, john. >> i'm laura jarrett. "new day" starts right now. hello. i'm brianna keilar alongside john berman. lebron james is under fire for a tweet targeting an officer involved in a shooting. plus just in, president biden revealing what changes are coming to the u.s. and your household to fight the climate crisis. once you get the coronavirus vaccine, what are your chances of being infected? a brand-new study may give us the answer. and newly revealed audiotape allegedly showing a capitol officer directing units hours before the insurrection to onl


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