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welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. we have reports this morning from japan, alabama, germany, los angeles, washington, hong kong, and london. as only cnn can. this is "early start." i'm laura jarret. >> i'm julia chatterly. it's 5:00 a.m. in new york. >> great to have you here extra early, julia. >> yeah. >> the whole week. four days and counting to the start of the tokyo olympics, and things are anything but smooth another top american athlete won't be making the trip.
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tennis phenom cocoa goff now out of the games after testing positive for covid-19. two athletes in tokyo's olympic village testing positive now. in all, at least 58 cases of coronavirus have been found among athletes, officials, and contractors there. >> the number of olympic participants falls, the number of cases in japan is climbing fast. a big spike shows no signs of slowing ahead of friday's opening ceremony. cnn's blake essig is live in tokyo, japan. what are officials saying this morning? >> reporter: well, you know, laura and julia, with a few days to go before the start of the olympics, it's fair to say things are not exactly going smoothly. as you mentioned, so far 58 people involved with the games have tested positive for covid-19 after arriving in japan. there's also a growing list of athletes and olympic-related personnel who have been forced into isolation after being considered close contacts with people who tested positive. despite that, olympic officials
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maintain they will be able to hold a safe and secure olympics. take a listen. >> olympic village is a safe place to stay. we cannot say there will be no positive cases within the olympic community given the situation we have a massive number of people are engaged within the project. >> reporter: the increase in cases across the board continues to negatively impact public support for the games. it's likely the reason why top olympic games sponsor toyota has decided not to air olympic-related ads during the games. it's no secret that the olympics have been and continue to be deeply unpopular with the majority of people in japan. many who feel that olympic organizers are holding this event against the will of the people. while covid-19 remains a primary concern for olympic participants, another big challenge is dealing with
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japan's extreme heat and high humidity. the rainy season here in japan has come and gone and temperatures are now in the 90s and will likely get much warmer in the coming weeks. now there is some potential good news for athletes, like u.s. gymnast simone biles, who said recently she worried about performance anxieties as a result of competing with no fans in the stands. perhaps to help ease that anxiety, olympic organizers plan to create a crowd-like atmosphere by allowing fans to virtually attend. record six-second video selfies playing inside arenas and by using recorded crowd noise from past olympic games. it's not quite the atmosphere we were hoping for, we suppose it's better than silence. >> that is certainly putting it mildly. virtual crowd noise is not at all like fans in the stands. another sort of piece of this covid reality, i guess you might say, news overnight athletes are complaining about what they're
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calling anti-sex beds in the olympic village. tell us more. >> reporter: yeah. these beds that are being used by athletes inside the olympic village are made of recycled materials. in the beg athlete tweets came out saying they were anti-sex and would collapse under the weight of more than one person or would break at any sudden movements. that theory was somewhat put to the test and disproved by an irish gymnast who posted this video on twitter of him jumping on the bed. organizers said the beds are not anti-sex and can support up to 440 pounds of weight. these beds will be turned into recycled paper after the games. laura? >> oh, my gosh. "late night" have a field day with this. i appreciate your reporting, blake essig. there's a reason the cdc director calls it a pandemic of the unvaccinated.
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99.5% of virus deaths in the united states right now are among the up vaccinated. combatting more misinformation remains a struggle. even one republican governor this weekend said he's had enough. >> we have these talking heads who have gotten the vaccine and telling other people not to get the vaccine. that kind of stuff is just ridiculous. it's daerjous. it's damaging. it's killing people. it's literally killing their supporters and that makes no sense to me. >> alabama is one of the states with the lowest vaccination rates now. at least one vaccine clinic over the weekend, get this, only 11 people showed up there. cnn's natasha chen is there and she reports from fairfield, alabama. >> reporter: laura and julia, new cases of covid-19 are increasing in all 50 states and washington, d.c. most people becoming hospitalized are unvaccinated. dr. scot gottlieb said he
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expects that the majority of people who are susceptible to covid-19, those who have not gotten vaccinated and who did not previously get infected, will become infected with the delta variant because it's highly contagious. >> 25% of the population remains susceptible to the virus. that's a lot of people. and the virus is so contagious. the variant is so contagious. it will infect the majority that most people will either get vaccinated or previously infected or they will get the delta variant and for most people who get the delta variant, it will be the most serious virus they get in their lifetime in terms of the risk of putting them in the hospital. >> reporter: health officials told me their biggest challenge now is dispelling myths and misinformation about the vaccine. we met a couple of young women who got their first dose of covid-19 vaccine here in alabama where people under 30 are the least vaccinated in the state. >> take it for me, get the
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vaccine. if you are thinking about getting, go ahead and get it to just be safe. >> reporter: one of the young women told us she came to get her vaccine to protect other members of her family, including her newborn and her sister who has underlying health conditions and already experienced covid-19 twice. dr. fauci told cnn over the weekend that studies of the vaccine on younger children look good right now but the final decision on that will be up to the fda and that won't likely happen until well into the winter toward the end of the year. julia and laura, back to you. >> thank you so much. inflation is posing a headache for the white house as the economy reopens. officials think it's temporary but public concern about this is growing. time for three questions in three minutes. we'll bring in cnn's white house correspondent john harwood. grade school good mo-- good mor you. you write that inflation has surpassed wages and unemployment as the publics' top concern
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about the economy and the white house can actually do much about it. what is the plan? >> reporter: well, i think the plan is largely to wait it out and try to do what they can to smooth out some of the bumps surrounding the reopening of the economy. as the fed and the white house economists often point out, we've never shut down a massive economy like the united states and then quickly reopened it. what happens is you've got mismatches between supply and demand and things that went dormant. don't always get started up rapidly overnight aggregated by some factors such as the shortage of semiconductors which makes it difficult to build new cars. so car prices have gone way up, prices of building homes is way up. the white house had a meeting on friday night with representatives of the home building industry as well as labor unions to try to figure out what they can do to smooth out bottle necks in the process. they're trying to move goods in and out of american ports faster
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to ease supply constraints. so all of these things are happening but the average american is seeing prices for gas and food and clothing and autos goes up. in the short term, those are right now outpacing some of the wage inflations. so people may be feeling in their pocketbook that while things are overall improving substantially in the economy, unemployment is going down, the growth is going to be robust in 2021, there are some strains that people will feel. >> yeah. we have to hope it moderates. can i ask about facebook. it was much talked about over the weekend that rebutted president biden and others inside the white house who claimed it's, quote, "killing people with vaccine misinformation." they said the president is scapegoating them for missed the vaccine targets. but, you know, as we know, facebook spent years trying to fight misinformation. i think consensus belief is they
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failed. how do you see it playing out? does it end up in some kind of legislation? >> reporter: that could be because you've got a lot of concern for different reasons about big tech. both on the left and the right. but i think ordinarily on the question of vaccines and vaccine misinformation, you're going to see the white house continue to put pressure on because for the very reason of the story that you opened the show with about the problems at the olympics with this rapidly spreading coronavirus and very i can't -- variants outpacing the effort get on top of the situation. getting more and more and more people vaccinated the uber priority for everyone in the world, really, as well as in the united states. so when the united states is sort of gotten all the people who are interested in getting it from the start, they've got to incrementically continue to make progress and get the last 35% of
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the american people get a shot in their arm. and putting pressure on social media companies, which spread at lo of whatever they say about the percentage of positive vaccine information on their platforms. there's a lot of negative information, disinformation, and the white house and i think others public health officials will keep putting the pressure on. >> finally, it's a huge week for the president's economic agenda. we say that a lot. but we got the democratic-imposed it'lls. you know how deadlines go in d.c. you've got the sort of traditional infrastructure bill and then, also, the human side of this. that side of the infrastructure bill. what are you looking for? >> reporter: i think the week will be interesting. because chuck schumer has threed to put pressure on the bipartisan process by saying we'll begin to vote on wednesday. you saw yesterday with dana bash on "state of the union" rob
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portman, the republican senator from ohio, one of the members of the bipartisan team saying, nope, we won't do tougher irs enforcement as a way of getting revenue. it was one of the easiest ways of getting serious money without raising anybody's tax rates. if they take that off the table, it will be more difficult to make the bipartisan deal happen. i think republicans are pushing back against that wednesday deadline. democrats are going to figure out how far they can push and whether it's worth salvaging the process or fold it all together that democrats only process. i think they want to pursue a bipartisan deal but it's getting diceyer and diceyer by the day. >> we'll see whether it's possible. john harwood this morning. thank you so much. appreciate it. and the little programming note for you, president biden joins our don lemon for an exclusive cnn presidential town hall live wednesday at 8:00 p.m. on cnn. large wild fires raging in 13 states across the united states burning more than 1
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i'm on it. sounds like a plan. welcome back to "early start." life threatening wild fires scorched more than a million acres across the west. the bootleg fire in oregon, one of the largest in recent memory, the extreme heat and droughts taking a devastating toll on trees not least the christmas trees grown in the pacific west. one farm said they lost 100% of their seedlings this year hurting their business for years to come. >> we're sitting here watching trees we've been growing for six
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plus years, every year you trim, fertilize, have labor costs into that, and you're watching them die in one day. >> fire officials said they need some rain or snow to help extinguish the bootleg fire. cnn's paul beurke ham monohas more from los angeles. >> reporter: the biggest madness the fires burning now is the bootleg burning near the california board in oregon churned up about 300,000 acres of forest and counting. it burned down dozens of structures, threatening several thousand homes. air quality a big factor here. the forest service has come out and said that in southern oregon, eastern oregon, eastern washington anybody with a respiratory issue should be extremely careful because the smoke is hazardous. now down in california, the fire is also churning up acres and firefighters saying they'll focus on saving people's lives and saving homes. that's where they are putting
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all of their efforts right now. that fire was started by lightning and we bring up lightning because to the north of me here in california, there's a red flag warning out in parts of ventura, santa barr barbara. they're expecting a mix of wet and dry lightning. lightning, of course, has been the culprit in many severe fires that have hit california in recent years. reporting from los angeles, paul burke ham mono. back to you. a series of shootings over the weekend put the spotlight on rising gun crimes in the nation's capitol and major cities across the united states. we'll discuss next.
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welcome back. some deadly shootings in the nation's capital this weekend putting renewed focus on gun violence in the united states. officials say a 6-year-old girl was killed and five adults injured in a drive by shooting in washington, d.c., on friday night. nigh ya courtney was on the sidewalk getting ready toy board a bus as shots were fired from a nearby car. her grandmother telling wtlj that the mother tried to shield her daughter from the gunfire is still unconscious recovering in th e hospital. >> i pray that another child don't suffer in the way my granddaughter had to suffer. >> there was a shooting near nationals park in southeast d.c.
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automobile gunshots sent fabs and players scrambling for safety in the middle of the game on saturday evening. you can hear the audio. look at that. it left managers from both the nationals and the padres shaken. >> i love this city. you know, this city is my home. >> i couldn't be anymore proud to be a padre. to be -- to be with the men in there and, obviously, they're going out and thinking of their loved ones and they're getting their families and then it's
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just human nature. they're seeing fans and seeing people in panic. they just did the right thing. >> and just last few minutes, we learned of shootings in gainesville, florida injuring five and a houston motel injuring four. in tucson, arizona a shooting left at least three crime scenes with two people killed. an emt worker and the suspect in critical condition, and search underway for at least two children. in philadelphia, there are more than 30 shooting victims, including a 1-year-old. in chicago, at least 53 people were shot over the weekend. >> yeah. speaking of chicago, you have the violence but criminal justice reform. illinois now the first state in the country to ban police from lying to young people during police ensbar graciouses. the governor signing the bill promoting restorative justice practices. the new laws allow the state's attorney to request resentencing
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good morning, everyone. this is "early start." i'm julia jarret. >> i'm julia chatterly. it's great to be with you. >> great to have you here. we'll go to europe now where the death toll in the historic flooding in western europe is climbing to 194 people. even as the water subsides, hundreds are still missing. east german farmhouses stood for more than a century and now destroyed crushed by a torrent from a nearby river. >> terrible. these before and after images showing a lush greenfield turned muddy brown by the raging flood waters. a top european professor said the deaths and destruction is a tragedy that should have been avoided for so many people to die in floods in europe in 2021 represents a monumental failure of the system. cnn is on the ground for us in western germany. sam kylie, what is the k-- scen there? >>. >> reporter: we heard from the
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professor talking about the monumental failure of the system. she went on it say it was a obviously a direct consequence of climate change. she's part of the academic team that set that group up and runs it that did warn germany and other countries across europe that the flash floods were going to happen. by that, the flash flood is the key element here. we're talking about 8 inches dropped in 24 hours in this area. 6 inches in 24 hours in other areas. huge amounts of rainfall that results in this kind of scene, laura. these are fully mature trees. some of them older snapped over like broccoli sticks. you look at the level of the water here on the river, it's up almost three times my height. it's the kind of debris these rivers were carrying away as a consequence of these flash floods. these flash floods actually raced down off the agricultural areas from the cashman areas to
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the rivers. these are not rivers that swelled and engulfed local towns. these were rivers that actually effectively were used to drain away the huge amount of excess rainfall, as we said, the european flood awareness network warned governments was coming. they came out with a lot of detail about which towns, which villages across germany and belgium and elsewhere would be affected. as a consequence of this information now emerging with, there's an outcry in many western european countries against their own government about their failure to create the situations, the conditions which would mean, for example, dams could be preemptively emptied and the whole drainage system improved to cope with the flash floods. laura? >> clearly the warnings were not heeded. climate change is here, folks. sam kylie, thank you so much. now to a health mystery in vienna. nearly two dozen u.s. officials reported strange symptoms. u.s. diplomats and intelligence officials and other staff are
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reporting symptoms similar to what is known as havana syndrome. the unexplained headaches, vertigo, and other weird sensory issues that affected u.s. officials both at home in the united states and abroad. nic robertson joining us live. it's more information about what is causing the symptoms? >> reporter: the problem is there isn't an answer for that at the moment, julia. speaking to people in vienna, their problem is, and the authorities there say they're absolutely working to find a joint solution for this with u.s. officials but the problem is they can't pinpoint what has triggered these mysterious incidents as they're being described. we know that some of those diplomats have been effective and medically evacuated back to the united states. we know that the state department said they're working vigorously to get to grips with the situation they already started this on a baseline program across embassies and facilities throughout the world
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to try to get an idea of what the normal state of play would be for diplomats and others so they've got a baseline to measure these incidents against. it's nausea, it's motoheadaches loss of memory, loss of hearing. these are concerning medical situations now. but the key problem remains what triggered it? where did it come from? at this moment in vienna, it seems to be the big issue. we know that the authorities said they're taking it seriously. that they take the welfare of diplomats and their families very seriously but that doesn't provide a solution. that's where the situation is, at the moment, julia. >> thank you very much for that report there. major tension brewing this morning in south asia. afghanistan was drawing the diplomats from pakistan following the alleged abduction of the ambassador's daughter in islamabad.
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we are following the developments. the pakistans are pushing back hard on this blaming a third country for orchestrating some sort of conspiracy. what more are you learning about this? >> reporter: yeah. i've returned from afghanistan and it is a complicated part of the world. this recent development that occurred with the afghan ambassadors' daughter in islamabad, pakistan, you know, it just adds another layer of complexity to it. it happened on saturday as the daughter, she's in her 20s, she got into a taxi and it was in the taxi where other men jumped in. she was taken away. she was beaten, assaulted, and then after several hours, she was returned. we don't know who were the perpetrators. we don't know what the message was, but we know that shortly
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after the afghan government announced that the ambassador, his family, and all diplomatic staff will be returning to afghanistan. we understand they are due to land in kabul in the next few hours. certainly, you know, as i said, at lo of question marks. but the pakistani ministry of foreign affairs described it as unfortunate and regrettable that not only the incident took place but that afghanistan was recalling its diplomatic staff. an investigation has been launched. the minister of the interior in pakistan saying it's an international conspiracy that india is behind it. we know that india and pakistan, you know, are not friends. that relations between afghanistan and pakistan have been very sour for a very long time. i mean, it's just, as i said, adds another layer of complexity
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and this is all happening as the united states is withdrawing from afghanistan or troops out, laura, by the 31st of august. >> yeah. a lot of questions on this one, for sure. thank you so much. i appreciate it, anna. a deal finally on oil production. agreeing to increase oil production over the weekend as demand and prices surge across the country. the group will raise overall oil production by 400,000 barrels per day on a monthly basis, starting in august. oil producers will reassess market developments in december. oil prices surged two weeks ago after the group cancelled the meeting to discuss increasing production. brent crude price is currently under $72 a barrel. last week the international energy agency warned oil producers that failure to agree on supply increases could raise fuel prices, stoke inflation, and threaten the pandemic recovery. the national average for a gallon of gas is $3.16.
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people are not happy about gas prices now. >> christine said it's the main indicator for people about how well they're doing if gas is going up. >> fingers crossed it will bring some relief. >> yeah. teenage tennis phenom coco gauff will miss the tokyo olympics after testing positive for covid-19. andy sholes has more in the bleacher report. this is a real disappointment, i'm sure, for coco gauff and the olympics. >> for everyone. the fans and everyone involved in watching to watch her in tokyo. it's heartbreaking for her. she was going to be one of the biggest stars for team usa at the games. the 17-year-old was going to be the youngest olympic tennis player since 2000 but she announced she tested positive and no longer able to compete in tokyo. she tweeted and said it was disappointed and a dream of hers to represent the u.s. at the olympics and hopes there will be more chances. this news comes as three members from the south african soccer
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team, two players and one official, tested positive after arriving to the olympic village. they said the whole team is under quarantine until cleared to train. u.s. men's basketball team getting a nice win over spain in their last exhibition before heading to tokyo. the u.s. down by nine in the first half. johnson helping to lead the charge back. the usa gets the win 83-70. the u.s. women will head to tokyo on a winning note, as well. they routed nigeria 93-62 for their first win in their preolympic schedule. they lost back to back games against australia. the u.s. will play nigeria a week from tomorrow in the opener. colin morikawa making history at the british open yesterday. becoming the first ever to win two majors in his very first
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attempt. he also won pga championship. the 24-year-old went in trailing louis oosthuizen by one stroke but morikawa ended the open going 31 straight holes without a bogey. next up he'll be playing for team usa in tokyo. baseball and yankees fan has been banned from all 30 stadiums after throwing a ball at red sox outfielder on saturday night. he had thrown a ball to a red sox fan but got intercepted by the yankees fan and thrown at him. alex cara came out and pulled the team off the field. the fan was identified and ejected from the ballpark. the mets, meanwhile, looking like a little league team in the first inning against the pirates. bases loaded. kevin newman hits a dribbler moving back to fair territory. the pitcher swats the ball and shooting it twarld the dugout.
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the umpire called it fire because it touched. the mets immediately start throwing a fit on the field instead of going on the field. three runs come in to score to make it 6-0. the manager luis rojas comes out and suspejected and likely suspd for pushing an umpire. the mets won it 7-6. it's a teaching moment for all the kiddos watching that game. you don't stop playing until you, you know, the whistle stops! there's no whistle in baseball, but you don't stop until you know the ball is foul. >> have it out after wards but get the play finished. i appreciate the tip, andy. we'll be right pack. i'm so glad you're ok, sgt. houston. this is sam with usaa. do you see the tow truck? yes, thank you, that was fast. sgt. houston never expected this to happen. or that her grandpa's dog tags would be left behind. but that one call got her a tow and rental...
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like so many hundreds of thousands of people across the country, i've been pinged. i've been asked to self-isolate by the test trace system after i've been in contact with somebody who has covid. in this case, of course, the health secretary. >> pinged. a term from 10 downing street. johnson saying he'll self-isolate after being in contact with someone who has covid, aka, the health minister.
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he initially said he would not because he was taking part in daily testing. the prime minister urged caution as lockdown rules are lifted in england today. phil black is living in london. the timing hasn't been worse. it's counting down to freedom day as all the restrictions are lifted. what are people ability -- saying about this? >> reporter: it's hugely symbolic on the so-called freedom day you have the prime minister and two other senior members of government essentially confined. it speaks to really the complicated reality here. on one hand, you have people making the most of it. notedly people who filled the dance floors of london's nightclubs as soon as the clock struck midnight. people haven't danced together like this since march of 2020. not legally anyway. but more broadly the situation is far more restrained. it's not a triumph i can't return to normal life. it's a start of an experiment. a hugely uncertain one that hasn't been tried anywhere else. reopening while being in the middle of a growing wave of
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cases. the prime minister is determined to continue because he essentially believes if not now then when? there's no good time to do this, he says, let's move in summer. especially now we've the two-thirds coverage of the adult population in terms of vaccine protection. we know that the vaccines mean. you'll have fewer people seriously ill relative to the total number of infections. but the risk is, and the motd ling shows, you could have so many infections in the coming months that you still end up with more people in hospital than any stage during the pandemic. so for all of these reasons, the prime minister's message is now more complicated. some say contradictory. yes, the rules are changing but he is pleading with people not to change their behavior. to continue acting cautiously. what it means in practice, is that individuals, organizations, for example, like the london underground will be determining just what the rules are going forward. >> yeah. and they'll watch the cases rise
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but the hospitalizations, to your point. phil black, thank you. back to the u.s. now. more than 50 texas house democrats trying to keep up momentum after leaving the state to protest the passage of new voting restrictions there. short term it was seen as a politically savvy move to prevent the state's republican-led house from having the required number of members to present to conduct a vote. the question is, how does it translate to effective change long-term? the group remains in washington to pressure senators to pass a federal voting rights bill but unclear if they'll be able to actually achieve that without 60 votes in the senate to get anything passed. >> and the legislative mountain is a tall one. the group met with west virginia joe manchin who remains staumplgly opposed to eliminating the filibuster. a major roadblock to passing most legislation in the senate. it it's not the only roadblock. texas democrats are facing after a maskless flight together, five of the lawmakers tested positive for covid.
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the delegations says it plans to stay in d.c. until alugust 7th when the special session called by greg abbott is set to expire. >> the lawmakers were vaccinated. it's another example of what you think of breakthrough cases. i think hopefully they're asymptomatic. it goes to show you covid is still out there. it's not over. >> yeah. a maskless flight. a big win for the cruise industry and public safety. a federal appeals court ruling the cdc can continue to enforce mandatory safety protocols on cruises. the decision, which came late saturday, blocked a lower court ruling minutes before it would have gone into effect. the florida governor argued the cdc's safety rules are too burdensome and would hurt revenue coming into that state. norwegian cruise lines sued florida arguing that the ban on vaccine passports puts the company in the position of either breaking state law or violating cdc rules.
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all right. an empowered britney spears said she'll not perform as long as her father remains in control of her conservatorship. the pop star wrote a lengthy post on instagram this weekend saying this conservatorship killed my dreams so all i have is hope and hope is the only thing in the world that is very hard to kill. yet people still try. she goes on to say her so-called support system has hurt her deeply. the conservatorship drama is back in court today. a judge will rule on a request by britney spears' temporary conservator who is overseeing her medical care and wants 24/7 security herself. ♪ ♪ okay. you're looking at markets around the world to begin the week. as you can see a sea of red. asian markets ended the session lower. european markets also opened up weaker. take a look at what is happening on wall street. we can show you the performance there. stocks did end the week lower
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last week and, yeah, once again, we're heat -- heading for a weaker open. the dow and the s&p 500 not far from recent record highs. this week plenty of earnings. united, american, alaska, and southwest will report their numbers. united said they expect to be profitable starting this month. in the meantime, zoom is getting even bigger. it plans to buy account-based software provider in an all-stock deal with nearly $15 billion. zoom became critical during the pandemic with millions of people working and learning from home. the deal will help zoom expand its cloud business and offer more services to the business customers as everyday users return to offices and classrooms. the deal is expected to close in the first half of 2022. it needs approval from regulators. does it way or sway? 46 years after the release of
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bruce springsteen's iconic "thunder road." the debate over the lyrics is finally settled. ♪ ♪ >> springsteen's manager confirming the correct lyric is "mary's dress sways." for years fans insisted it was waefs and they had the lyrics included with the original record to prove it but he said "dresses can't waive." and any printed lyric saying otherwise is -- i don't know about you, i definitely hear waves. >> that's the third time we listened to it. i heard sways there. >> first of all, you gave away we hadn't heard the song before. >> sorry about that. >> it depends who it is waving at. >> yeah. >> you can say anything this dw early in the morning. thank you for joining us. i'm julia chatterly.
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