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claims his network harms children and stokes division. it calls more attention to the media giant. tensions rise between the world's two biggest economies. plus, the sister of brian laundrie makes an impassioned plea to her missing brother. ♪ >> announcer: live from london, this is "cnn newsroom" with isa soares. a very warm welcome, everyone. it is wednesday, october the 6th. and facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg is breaking his silence after days of negative attacks and calls for regulation. this, of course, after whistleblower's damning testimony about the social media giant before u.s. congress. now, zuckerberg posted a lengthy statement just hours ago, really reassuring his employees and the entire world that his company is committed to keeping users safe. he said, in part, if we didn't care about fighting harmful
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content, then why would we employ so many people dedicated to this than any other company in our space, even ones larger than us? the argument that we deliberately push content that makes people angry for profit is deeply illogical. we make money from ads and advertisers consistently tell us they don't want their ads next to harmful angry content. the critics are skeptical. one early facebook investor told cnn he's not buying zuckerberg's argument. take a listen. >> it follows the classic facebook formula which uses rhetorical questions to try to undermine an argument against facebook. where the rhetorical questions are either deflections or just plain inaccurate. so, for example, one of the core ones in there, facebook said, oh, we couldn't possibly be doing what the whistleblower accuses us of because advertisers would not want to see their ads next to inflammatory content. well, he lies. the really critical point here
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is some of the most profitable advertisers to facebook are the very people who are spreading that exact content that's causing all the trouble. >> and the fallout from the testimony is being felt from silicon valley to capitol hill. cnn's brian stelter has more on what we're learning from the whistleblower frances haugen. >> the only way we can move forward and heal facebook is we have to admit the truth. >> reporter: the truth according to frances haugen is the social media giant is hiding what it really knows about its impact on its users, including the spread of misinformation. >> facebook likes to paint that these issues are really complicated. facebook prioritized that content on the system over the impacts to misinformation, hate speech or violence incitement. >> reporter: haugen testified to the senate about what the company did and did not do to confront the spread of misinformation leading up to the 2020 election and beyond. >> on "60 minutes" you said facebook implemented safeguards to reduce misinformation ahead
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of the 2020 election, but turned off those safeguards right after the election. and you know that the insurrection occurred january 6. do you think that facebook turned off the safeguards because they were costing the company money, because it was reducing profits? >> facebook changed those safety defaults in the run up to the election because they knew they were dangerous. and because they wanted that growth back, they wanted the acceleration of the platform back after the election. they returned to their original defaults. and the fact that they had to break the glass on january 6th and turn them back on, i think that's deeply problematic. >> reporter: another big focus of the hearing, how facebook and its other social media apps, including instagram, negatively impact kids. >> kids who are bullied on instagram, the bullying follows them home. it follows them into their bedrooms. the last thing they see before they go to bed at night is someone being cruel to them. or the first thing they see in the morning is someone being cruel to them. >> reporter: senator richard
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blumenthal calling the revelations jaw-dropping. and comparing facebook too big tobacco. >> it is documented proof that facebook knows its products can be addictive and toxic to children, and it's not just that they make money. again, it's that they value their profit more than the pain that they cause to children and their families. >> reporter: the word addiction coming up over and over again during the testimony. >> just like cigarettes. teenagers don't have good self-regulation. they say explicitly, i feel bad when i use instagram, and yet i can't stop. we need to protect the kids. >> reporter: in a tweet facebook responding saying haugen didn't actually work on these issues directly. she was a product manager tackling misinformation and had no direct reports and never attended a decision point meeting. but haugen brought receipts, research from inside facebook documenting the damage being
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done. >> there are organizational problems. >> reporter: during all this, where was mark zuckerberg? senators called out his absence. and clips that he was selling referring to his recent up loads to facebook and instagram. >> rather than taking responsibility and showing leadership, mr. zuckerberg is going sailing. >> we have not heard from mark zuckerberg since that report. cnn asked them to weigh in. the elections integrity head at the social media giant knows a lot about the inner working of the company and we are hearing how incredible. >> everything that's in the documents, especially the documents that were turned over to the sec which have now been released i think only today publicly, they just demonstrate the internal knowledge of what facebook does and doesn't know about exactly what's happening
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on their platt form. it confirms what researchers, activists and employees have been saying for years, and so it's up to lawmakers now. it's not about whether facebook is good or bad or does more good than bad. it's about whether or not there are some practices that have harmed democracy, harmed individuals, and potentially broken the law, and what the leadership knew about it. this should absolutely be a huge watershed moment and should really make the public understand that at this point we can no longer just rely on facebook's own self-selected data points and their own talking points when they like to say what they have and haven't done. >> well, two of the senators from the hearing share their reactions with cnn shortly after haugen's testimony. both agreed it is time for lawmakers to take a stand against tech giants like facebook. take a listen. >> he can say what he wants.
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that he set out to have a product like this. i doubt it. but the truth is he set out to make a ton of money and they've made -- they are now worth over a trillion dollars. and while he's sitting on his sailboat writing this post, there are kids that are basically getting hooked on their product. >> i've been working on this issue for more than a decade. it is a breakthrough moment. it is a tobacco moment for big tech, because these disclosures are from the tech industry's own files, facebook's own research and surveys which show how, really, they could have done they good financial success without making facebook and instagram so unsafe. >> well, another senator fighting a facebook executive in front of congress himself after he tweeted criticism of haugen. he brought up the tweet during
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the hearing. in it the facebook exec says haugen did not work on issues around child safety or instagram and had no direct knowledge of the topics. they responded saying if facebook wants to discuss those issues, he's welcome to come testify. now, u.s. diplomacy is on full display today in europe. secretary of state anthony blinken is wrapping up a visit to paris meant really to ease tensions over the new defense pact, remember, with uk and australia. the agreement to build nuclear powered submarines that led australia to a $66 billion deal for diesel electric subs from france. then we have u.s. talks with china. they come as taiwan's defense minister predicted today china could be capable of launching a full-scale invasion of the island within the next four years. let's have more on both these stories. in hong kong following the u.s./china diplomacy, joining us from paris, the latest on the
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u.s. secretary of state visit. melissa, i suspect as we set up there just before coming to you, this meeting is very much about mending fences with france given what occurred over the nuclear-powered submarines. how did that go? >> reporter: well, secretary of state blinken doing what he does best, which is use words, america's top diplomat, of course, they happened to be on french television last night saying much of this rou that washington was on miscommunication and that had to be fixed. have a listen to what he had to say last night, isa. >> translator: we should have done better in terms of communication. this is what president biden and president macron said to each other when they spoke a few weeks ago. but above all, we sometimes tend to take for granted a relationship as important and as deep as the one between france and the united states.
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>> reporter: now, isa, secretary of state blinken was delivering those remarks. the french president was in slovenia arguing with leaders something he's been arguing for months about nato being brain dead. it was time for europe to build up its strategic autonomy, its defense, its own strategic independence, as he calls it. in this because in this increasingly bipolar world, the united states on one hand, china on the other, europe needs to be united in order to be able to act. that rou, they hope they can help fix. serves emanuel macron's case he has been making a long time, it is time for europe to act alone and independently far more forcefully than it did, isa. >> impressive like you said, melissa. do stay with us. i want to go to christie. also happening today, we have
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u.s. secretary adviser jake sullivan meeting with the chinese, senior chinese diplomat. what can we expect from this meeting? how much do you think the conversation will be centered on the in curses of china on taiwan we have been covering almost daily on the show now? >> reporter: it will certainly be raised in discussions later today. during the deepening rivalry between u.s. and china, we know talks are taking place today between the national security adviser and china's top diplomat taking place in zurich, switzerland. this is the first time they will be meeting face to face since that previous summit that took place in alaska in march which descended into the scenes of confrontation that were caught on camera. now, these talks today in zurich coming at a time of high tension especially in regards to taiwan in recent days, china has been carrying out an unprecedented number of incursions by its air force into the air defense zone of taiwan. in fact, cnn has counted some
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150 such incursions have taken place since october the first. that's friday of last week. it was also china's national day holiday. earlier today the defense chief of taiwan gave a press conference. he said he believes china will be capable of mounting a, quote, full-scale invasion by 2025. the defense chief of taiwan also adding taiwan will preparing itself militarily. on tuesday, u.s. president joe biden addressed the issue of taiwan. he said to reporters, in fact, that he had a discussion with chinese president xi jinping about the taiwan issue. listen carefully to this. >> i've spoken with xi about taiwan. we agree we will abide by the taiwan agreement. that's where we are. we made it clear i don't think he should be doing anything other than abiding by the agreement. >> reporter: now, that statement has puzzled a number of china observers this day, not quite understanding what joe biden means by saying they have agreed
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on a taiwan agreement. it appears that joe biden is referring to the one-china policy, the long-standing policy in place where washington, d.c., officially recognizes beijing over taipei. it's also not clear if joe biden was reacting to a recent new phone call with the chinese president, or if he was referring to the 90-minute phone call he had with xi jinping in september. isa. >> i'm sure we'll know more, much more a bit later. kristie lu stout, thank you, ladies. great to see you both. now we take you back to washington. president biden is ramping up the pitch for the spending bills. mr. biden took his message to michigan. he insisted the multi trillion dollar bills are investments that competitors like china already making the u.s. falling further behind. take a listen. >> these bills are not about left versus right or moderate versus progressive or anything
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that pits americans against one another. these bills are about competitiveness versus complacency. they're about opportunity versus decay. they are about leading the world or continuing to let the world pass us by, which is literally happening. >> well, sources say president biden is ready to cut the cost of his social safety net package for moderate democrats. cnn's manu raju explains. >> reporter: democrats on capitol hill are still trying to sort through major divisions on joe biden's economic package. on one side the left want a massive, multi trillion dollar bill. something close to $3 trillion. they are willing to come down from $3.5 trillion, their initial ask, but not too much further. then you have people like joe manchin, people in the middle, who want $1.5 trillion, but are now saying they're willing to go up, but not nearly as high as the progressives want. earlier on tuesday i asked joe manchin if he's open to going to
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where joe biden's privately proposing, anywhere from 1.9 to $2.2 trillion. and he indicated he's not ruling this out. but there are so many policy differences that they have to sort through, exactly what to cut, how to deal with the issues of means testing to limit the eligibility of key social programs in this bill. how to deal with climate change. one issue that divides joe manchin with the progressives. and it's important because they need all 50 democrats on board in the senate. they have just a three-vote margin in the house. the democrats do, so there is virtually no margin for error. at the same time democrats are still struggling about the way forward, avoiding a potential debt default by next week because republicans are refusing to raise the national debt limit. they are not supplying the votes needed. democrats are looking at a whole wide range of options to try to circumvent republicans, but it's still unclear exactly how they will be resolved. but october 18th, the deadline,
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the major deadline facing the united states, the potential of a debt default is real. it can be the first-ever if the two sides can't reach an agreement and the democrats who run congress can't figure out a way forward in the days ahead. manu raju, cnn, capitol hill. >> still to come, brian laundrie's sister speaking out, urging her brother to turn himself in. coming up, why her interview is raising questions about what her parents knew about laundrie's disappearance. and an ocean like a bow string. officials demand accountability. >> orange county district attorney's office is deeply concerned about the wildlife impact that has occurred on our shores and the economic impact to our community. and somebody is going to pay for that.
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now, gabby petito's family and brian laundrie's sister are speaking out. the search for laundrie is still on after petito's body was found in wyoming last month. meanwhile, questions still remain about how much laundrie's
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parents knew or know about his disappearance. cnn's lela yla santiago picks u the story for you. >> reporter: it's been three weeks since gabby petito's fia fiancee brian laundrie has been seen. >> i do not know where he is. >> reporter: she also expressed a range of emotions feeling worried about him, but also angry. >> i would tell my brother to just come forward and get us out of this horrible mess. >> reporter: kathy said she lived in the same home with her brother and gabby and never saw him get violent with petito. >> i don't stand for that. i wouldn't let that happen. >> reporter: on monday cassie revealed to those stalked outsie her home he flew home days before petito telling officers he hit her. they say he returned home the 17th and returned to utah august
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23rd. he returned home and closed a storage unit to save money as they contemplated extending the road trip. the couple was last seen together a few days later, august 27th when they left a wyoming restaurant together. by september 1st, laundrie was back in florida without gabby petito. cassie said she saw brian during that august 17th trip, but she says the last time she saw her brother was when he went camping with his parents at fort desoto park september 26 and there was no discussion about gabby. >> we just went for a couple hours, ate dinner and had s'mores around the camp fire and left. there was nothing peculiar about it. there was no feeling of grand good-bye. there was no nothing. >> reporter: gabby's parents and step parents speaking out on dr. phil's show saying they believe brian is definitely alive and in hiding. >> do you believe he's hiding somewhere? >> i do. >> why do you believe that? >> because he's a coward.
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>> reporter: and they believe his parents know more about laundrie's disappearance. >> somebody needs to start talking. i do believe they know a lot more information. >> oh, yeah. >> than they're putting out there. >> reporter: last week the attorney for laundrie's parents released a statement saying, quote, chris and roberta laundrie do not know where brian is. have concerns about brian and hope the fbi can locate him. according to the police brian laundrie's parents claim they last saw him on september 14th. they reported him missing three days later. when asked about her parents' involvement, she told abc -- >> i don't know if my parents are involved. if they are, they should come clean. >> reporter: and we have reached out to the attorney for brian laundrie's parents regarding the comments made in the dr. phil interview. we are still awaiting response on that. but i did have an opportunity to speak to cassie laundrie, brian's sister. she doesn't want to do any more
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on-camera media interviews, but she did clarify that the last time she spoke to her parents was about two weeks ago. they talked about cassie's children. but she made it very clear that the attorney made it clear that her parents are not to answer any questions regarding brian. leyla santiago, cnn, north port, florida. >> now, officials say they are expecting more than a thousand people to assist with cleaning up a large oil leak off southern california. investigators are still looking into what caused the disaster. preliminary report says the ship's anchor may have hooked the pipeline, causing a rupture. the pipeline owner said more than 1200 meters of the pipeline has essentially been pulled like a string. take a listen. >> what they further located was a 13-inch split in that pipe on the side of the pipe that is a likely source of release of oil.
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what we can say is that from that 13-inch split in that pipeline, there is no visible product that can be observed coming from that line, so there's no oil coming out of that line from that split in the pipeline. well, investigators are also looking into the time line of events with several agencies receiving reports of oil sheens early friday night. the pipeline operator did not notify authorities until saturday morning. officials say the pipeline was due for another inspection at the end of the month. and residents and local officials are demanding accountability. california's governor says fossil fuels will not be a part of his state's future. >> it's time once and for all to disabuse ourselves that this has to be part of our future. this is part of our past and we can moralize and talk about the good old days and how important these riggs s have been to the prosperity of the middle class.
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facebook c.e.o. mark zuckerberg is responding to a whistleblower's testimony saying his company is committed to keeping users safe. his defense comes as calls for more regulation on the big tech grow louder. the families of gabby petito and brian laundrie are speaking out. laundrie's sister has been urging her brother to turn himself in after his fiancee petito was found dead in wyoming. meanwhile in the tv interview, gabby petito's family believe laundrie is definitely alive and in hiding. now, we are hearing directly from pope francis following a new report exposing decades long sexual abuse scandal within the french catholic church. he called the report which found more than 200,000 minors were abused by catholic clergy since 1950. victims have been reacting. the head of a victims group had a powerful message for church representatives. take a listen to this. >> translator: what you must understand is that you are a disgrace to humanity.
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there are problems all over the natural obligation to defend the right and dignity of these people. >> let's get more on the story. correspondent delia gallagher joins us from rome. i know we just heard from pope francis. i wonder if you can give us more from what he said in his weekly address. >> reporter: well, that's right, isa. we had some very strong remarks from pope francis on the heels of this report. he called it, as you said, a moment of shame, my shame, he said, our shame, shame for not having listened to sex abuse victims for so long and not put them at the center of the church's attention. he called the report, isa, hard but healthy, healthy obviously in the sense that this kind of historical reckoning needs to happen in each country in order for there to be any kind of justice or any sense of moving forward. the vatican has been focused a lot in the past few years on trying to train priests on
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accountability, on reporting. these reports, as devastating as they are, have to be done so that you can have some kind of historical reckoning with what's happened in the past. the pope also said that the catholic church should be a safe home for everyone. so this, in addition to, of course, the pope's comments yesterday in which he expressed sorrow and solidarity with the victims and offering -- saying they had great courage to come forward. these are comments from the pope which are very, very strong this morning, isa. >> and, delia, what reforms are being made to make sure that this doesn't happen again? this report, from what i understand, was commissioned by the catholic church. >> reporter: well, that's right. that's an important point to note. it was the french catholic bishops themselves that wanted to have this report and this reckoning. and, of course, reforms have been put in place in the last 20 years really since this all came out in the united states.
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but it's very piecemeal. it depends on the countries and how much they are putting a lot of emphasis on having these reports, on getting their priests trained and so on. certainly at the vatican, for example, isa, awaiting a verdict on a first of its kind sexual abuse trial because this is an allegation of something that happened within the vatican. it was at a pre-seminary, a school for young boys thinking of becoming priests, who serve as altar servers at the priest's masses. this trial is about two seminaryian, an older dec december -- seminaryian and younger seminaryian.
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it can happen between seminaryian, a priest and a young child, but that one important aspect of sexual abuse is this abuse of power. the pope really puts the emphasis on that as a way of changing the culture. he's very interested in making sure that priests understand that their position is not and should not be one of power over others, but one of service. isa? >> delia for us were the very latest from pope francis. thanks very much, delia. great to have you on the show. and still ahead right here, former vice president mike pence is trying to rewrite history about the u.s. capitol riots, now calling it one day in january. we'll explain next. brainy on'l neuroscientist. and i love the science behind neuriva plus. unlike ordinary memory supplements, neuriva plus fuels six key indicators of brain performance. more brain performance? yes, please! neuriva. think bigger.
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2019 to 2020. and till now, the largest increase was a 20% rise from 2000 to 2001, largely due to the september 11 terror attacks. criminology experts say several factors are to blame including the closure of schools and businesses during the pandemic, unemployment, stress as well as anxiety. missouri has executed a death row inmate after the supreme court denied an application for a stay of execution. ennis johnson was convicted of robbing a gas station and murdering three clerks nearly 20 years ago. he argued the 61-year-old should not be executed because he was i intellectually disabled. the claim was reviewed by the judge and jury and found to be false. mike pence is changing his view of the riot on january 6. while it may be a tactic, he was the target of the angry crowd. cnn's brian todd reports.
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>> reporter: former vice president mike pence is engaging in some bizarre revisionist history of january 6th, minimizing the insurrection. >> i know the media wants to distract from the biden administration's failed agenda by focusing on one day in january. they want to use that one day to try and demean the character and intentions of 74 million americans. >> usa. usa. >> reporter: he's talking about trump supporters, some of whom on january 6th seemingly had designs on harming pence. >> hang mike pence. hang mike pence. >> reporter: pence, his wife and daughter were heescorted out of the chamber by secret service. rioters were within 60 seconds of encountering the vice president in the hallway as he was being rushed out. >> they wanted to kill him for not overturning the elections. so for him to minimize it is frankly just shameful and embarrassing for him. >> i'm going to ask mike pence -- >> reporter: regarding his
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former boss who stoked much of that violence, pence told foxx news he harbors no hard feelings. >> and the president and i sat down a few days later and talked through all of it. i can tell you that we parted amicably at the end of the administration, and we've talked a number of times since we both left office. >> reporter: the man pence said he parted amicably with has ruthlessly gone after pence. donald trump tweeting on january 6th, mike pence didn't have the courage to do what should have been done to protect our country. and this summer, saying this. >> and i only wish that my friend mike pence had that additional courage to -- [ booing ] -- to send, to send the results back to the legislatures. >> reporter: just before january 6th, trump and a controversial lawyer named john eastman tried to convince pence he could overturn the election by
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returning it to six states. that is according to bob woodward and costa. according to vice president dan quayle who told pence according to the authors, mike, you have no flexibility on this. you have no power. in the end, pence refused to go along with eastman's alleged plan and a bipartisan group of former public officials and lawyers is now urging the california bar association to investigate whether john eastman violated ethics rules. he says the claims are hyper partisan and political. analysts say pence could be downplaying january 6 so he could join trump in 2004. >> that could be hard for your political future. that's what we see in vice president pence saying things that minimize january 6, but perhaps maximize his ability to stay on former president trump's good side. >> reporter: and what might be yet another political headache for mike pence as he navigates whether to run for president in
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2024, a member of the house select committee investigating january 6th says pence will be investigated by that committee. democratic congressman jamie raskin recently telling the "washington post," it's important to determine how close trump actually came to achieving his scheme of getting pence to unilaterally declare power to reject electoral college votes. brian todd, cnn, washington. well, what brian todd was talking about, striking the subpoena for aides. multiple sources say he can't be found. the committee wants to hear about any conversations dan cost co scovina had with trump. they are supposed to turnover documents by thursday and give depositions by october 15. there is renewed attention on the affair between the u.s., bill clinton and monica lewinsky. the one-time white house intern is a producer for the new fx
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series that examines the scandal that led to clinton's impeachment. take a look at this. >> i think we're seeing aspects of bill that we haven't seen before. and i think that it's, you know, i certainly wasn't considered a victim back then. i dance around the victim language a lot. but i think what's really important to remember in today's world is that we never should have even gotten to a place where consent was a question. so, it was wholly inappropriate as the most powerful man, my boss, 49 years old. i was 22. literally just out of college. and i think that the power differentials there are something that i couldn't ever fathom consequence at 22 that i understand obviously so differently at 48. >> well, clinton later admitted his defense in the case was not his finest moment and he felt terrible the affair defined lewinsky's life. since then she has become an activist against cyber bullying.
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she is an executive producer at the documentary that looks at public shaming and social media. now, after weeks of surging covid cases across the u.s., infections are starting to decline. experts say there is still work to be done as infection rates among children remain high. in the u.s., children make up as you can see, they are 22% of the population, but account for 27% of cases, that's nationwide. one vaccine official says as many children should not have been impacted. >> in this latest wave of covid-19, particularly down south, there have been thousands of children hospitalized. and frankly, it's an embarrassment in a developed country to have even 100 children like we've had die of an infectious disease that's preventable. no parent should have to lose their child to a vaccine-preventable illness if we have a vaccine that can be deployed that is safe and effective. and we will only allow something
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to be authorized that we find to be safe and effective. >> well, health officials say they are expecting covid vaccines to be approved for children as early as november. johnson & johnson and pfizer asked the fda to approve their request. and one from moderna. johnson & johnson is leaving it up to the fda to decide who should get the shot first. one expert says the boosters still may not provide as much protection as other covid vaccines. >> the data suggests that, you know, one dose may not be sufficient. in fact, this could have easily been a two-dose vaccine. and the reality is a question, then, is it a booster? are we completing a series? it's unfortunate because it's nice to have a one-dose vaccine against the disease, right, but it may be we were asking for too much. >> this just coming into cnn.
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a large scale rates of organized crime are underway in three german states. more than a thousand special forces including tax investigators have raided dozens of homes and businesses. let's get more on this story. cnn's fred pleitgen joins me from berlin. fred, do we know whether these are going -- what do we know about these raids and what are they related to? >> reporter: hi there, isa. i got an update a couple minutes ago from the german police. it seems like this is a large scale operation that is still indeed going on. it certainly also looks like there could be links to terrorism financing as well. as you mentioned, this is essentially a money laundering operation where they said that money that was obtained illegally, some through crime, through other methods were illegally transferred to other places possibly also to finance terrorist activity. that's quite interesting because the german police came out with a new update as we were going to air. you have to bear with me. i'm translating this from german
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as we go. it said that they are around 67 individuals in germany, what th they believe is an internationally operating network. some had arrest warrants against them already. the volume of the transactions, the money laundering we're talking about just in the time frame they've been looking into this, is about 140 million euros. that's about $170 million in volume. they also said that one of the people who has been arrested is also accused of being a member of a terrorist organization, for having been a member of an organization in syria which, of course, is essentially al qaeda that's still operating in the north of syria. of course, unclear whether or not some of that funding was set to go there. now, again, this operation is still very much ongoing. the germans are saying that there are german special forces there. there are narcotics units as well. this is happening in three
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german states, and certainly from having obviously reported on this country a long time, it's one of the largest operations i've seen here in a very long time, isa. >> sounds like a large-scale raid. fred, keep us up to date as more information comes in. fred pleitgen in berlin. thanks, fred. one of the rivalries heated up in baseball with a shot at the playoffs underline. who came out on top? that's next. look, i gotta say something. 'said it before and i'll say it again. if i thought a reverse rtgage was just some kind of trick to take your home, i wodn't even be here. it's just a loan, likeny other,
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to major league baseball. just ask any fan of the new york yankees and the boston red sox. tuesday night at the famed fenway park, a one and done game, just under 40,000 fans packing in to see it. boston winning the contest 6-2. look at these scenes here. this the first meeting between these tuomaswo massive rivals. they will face al east champions tampa bay in the best of five divisional series starting on thursday. the yuefa's women's league, putting an end to a 20-month injury nightmare after rupturing a cruciate ligament in her right knee. a courageous return. great to see her back. lyon winning 3-nil. his store iied career,
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