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hello and welcome to our viewers joining us here in the united states and all around the world. i'm rosemary church. just ahead on "cnn newsroom," new lawsuits and a travis scott cancellation from the deadly chaos at a houston music festival. plus drake's first public comments since that tragedy. trump associates slapped with more subpoenas in the january 6 investigation, but will they cooperate? and the sole survivor testifies after being shot by
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kyle rittenhouse during protests in wisconsin last year. >> announcer: live from cnn center, this is "cnn newsroom" with rosemary church. we begin with new details on the tragedy of the astro world music festival. according to the wall street journal, authorities are examining the role of illegal drugs in the incident, specifically counterfeit pills laced with fentanyl, and whether a bad batch might have contributed to the casualties. that's according to people familiar with the investigation. cnn has reached out for comment and will bring you more information when we get it. meantime, houston's police chief has revealed that he met with rapper travis scott and his head of security due to public safety concerns just hours before eight people were crushed
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and killed in the crowd during his show. and cnn has learned festival organizers had no contingency plans for a surging crowd despite an estimated 50,000 people in attendance. video shows attendees trapped against barriers, barely able to move. others reaching out to try and help them escape. at one point scott appeared to notice something wrong in the crowd. >> what the [ bleep ] is that? >> concert goers had been trying to warn event staff about the disaster unfolding, screaming, stop the show, to no avail. the concert went on even after mass casualty event was declared. the houston fire chief said travis scott shares responsibility for safety of the crowd. >> if the lights would have been turned on, the promoter or artist called for that, it would have chilled the crowd.
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and who knows, who knows what the outcome would have been. but everybody in that, in that venue starting from the artist on down has a responsibility for public safety, i believe. >> now travis scott and concert promoters are facing around 18 lawsuits, and that number is expected to grow. travis scott's next concert has been canceled. organizers for the day in vegas music festival announced he will no longer be performing this weekend. scott has a history of crowd control issues. he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor reckless conduct charge six years ago according to the chicago tribune. and a disorderly conduct charge in 2018 as reported by an arkansas newspaper. concert promoter and venue operator live nation entertainment has been cited about a dozen times for numerous safety issues, records show. meantime, as a memorial outside
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the concert grounds grows, authorities are saying it will take weeks if not months to figure out what went so terribly wrong. and earlier i spoke with the houston chronicle's music critic who witnessed the deadly chaos, and i asked him about drug abuse at the festival and an attack on a security guard. >> well, we heard very early on rumors about drug use, people being injected right after this happened. we started hearing that. then the security guard who said he felt a prick in his neck that when examined was consistent with a needle. those things are being velgd. i know they just performed autopsies, but we're not going to get the results of that for several weeks. i think that's one of the things this is going to hinge on, excuse me. was this just people overcrowded, dying because they were essentially suffocated? or was there something else going on? >> dozens of people were seriously injured in the crush
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and six are still in the her saa medically-induced coma due to brain trauma. israel blunt's family set up a gofundme account. he was apparently sitting on his father's shoulders when they got caught up in the crush of the crowd. rap star drake who made an appearance is accused of inciting the crowd. in his first public remarks, i spent the last few days trying to wrap my mind around this devastating tragedy. i hate resorting to this platform to express grief. this is where i find myself. my heart is broken for families and friends who lost their lives and anyone who is suffering. i will continue to pray for all of them and will be of service in any way i can. may god be with you.
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u.s. lawmakers have subpoenaed six more of former president trump's allies, house committee members investigating the january 6th attack say the six helped drive the misinformation campaign that led to the deadly attack on the u.s. capitol. they are being asked to hand over documents and give depositions. cnn's ryan nobles has the details. >> these six individuals targeted with subpoenas by the january 6 select committee have one thing in common. they were all closely associated with former president donald trump and his campaign after the november election, and leading up to january 6, the day that congress met to certify the election results and we saw all the violence and chaos in this building on that day. they include michael flynn, the former national security adviser who was pardoned by donald trump after he pled guilty to lying to the fbi. bill steppian, his former campaign manager, the committee
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claims that they have information that steppian was involved in meetings leading to the "stop the steal" rally. jason miller, who is the president's former communications director. he was someone that also served as a spokesperson for the through campaign and for the former president after he left office. bernard kerik, former associated with rudy giuliani. he was thought to be part of the war room, the meeting that took place at the willard room, the place of the central hub to overturn election results on january 6. john east man, who was the lawyer that wrote the memo outlining the sketchy legal strategy that he believed gave vice president pence the ability to prevent the certification of the election ors on january 6th. and then angela mccullum, perhaps the least known person in the group, but someone closely associated with the former president and was someone who on the campaign was reaching out to election officials in states to try and convince them
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to use their power to overturn their election results. now, the big question that we have in the issuance of the subpoenas is will it compel any of these individuals to actually cooperate. the committee has had a difficult time trying to get those, especially those closely associated with former president donald trump to provide much information, of course, steve bannon, the most -- the biggest example of that, he's outright defied the committee. that led to an criminal contempt of court referral. that is in the hands of the department of justice. they haven't said if they are going to prosecute the case. you have former white house chief of staff mark meadows, kash patel, deputy white house chief of staff dan scavino who all engaged on some level but have yet to sit for depositions and there is no evidence they have supplied documents. these six all have a deadline of november 23rd to submit documents to the committee, and they have all been scheduled for depositions, some at the end of november, others at the
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beginning of december. and the committee has promised if they don't comply, they'll take whatever action necessary to make sure that happens. ryan nobles, cnn, on capitol hill. late monday, mr. trump asked a federal judge to stop the national archives from giving the committee some of his presidential records. trump argues they should remain secret as long as he's fighting in court, claiming executive privilege. the judge has not made a decision. if the court doesn't intervene, the national archives is set to hand over the records friday. they include white house call logs, video logs, and schedules, and handwritten notes from trump's chief of staff. the current white house occupant is struggling to get more americans on board with his presidency. a new cnn poll shows less than half approve of how joe biden is doing his job. a majority, 52%, disapprove. that disapproval rating has been
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growing over the last few months. it's up 11 points since march. the poll also looks at why so many americans are not happy with the job he's doing. 58% say his priorities are off, and that he isn't paying a enough attention to the most important problems. more than a third think the economy is the most pressing issue right now, far ahead of the pandemic, immigration or climate change. mr. biden says one fix for the economy is the bipartisan infrastructure bill that finally passed the house on friday. up next, the bigger social safety net package, which will also be a challenge to get passed. >> always after this, going to be a tough fight. i feel good. i think people realize it is important to get it done. >> asked if he can take any lessons from passing the infrastructure bill and apply
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them to passing the second piece of legislation, biden responded, none that i didn't already know. a staggering new number in the covid-19 pandemic. 250 million, that's how many cases have now been reported around the world. it comes nearly two years after the world health organization first declared covid a pandemic. since then the virus has impacted almost every corner of the globe, and more than 5 million people have lost their lives. just three countries -- the united states, india and brazil -- account for more than 40% of all known cases according to johns hopkins university. right now, though, it's europe seeing a covid surge. on monday, germany recorded its highest infection rate since the pandemic began. in fact, cases are so high in europe, the world health
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organization says the region is once again the epicenter of the pandemic. well, despite all of that, on monday the united states loosened its travel restrictions and reopened its borders to fully vaccinated travelers from 33 countries, including much of europe. and for more on all of this, let's bring in cnn's nina dos santos. she joins us live from london. great to see you, nina. only vaccinated adults may travel and everyone must test negative for covid. there is a surge in europe has some nervous. >> reporter: this part of the world is embroiled in a fourth wave. as you said, it is the epicenter of the current surge in covid-19 cases. that's got a lot of health experts worried, particularly across germany and towards the east of europe. these are, surprise, surprise, some of the parts of europe where the uptake rollout of the vaccine has been lagging other parts of europe.
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take for instance spain. 80% of their citizens have been covered by at least one shot if not more of the covid-19 vaccine. here in the united kingdom they're already rolling out the third booster shot for many people and the vaccination rate is higher. they're keeping a close eye on waning immunity on older people. if you look at a nation like slovakia, rosemary, the vaccination rate is 42%. the real epicenter here is places like the czech republic, poland, also hungary. some of these countries have seen their case loads of covid-19 triple in just a few weeks since the month of october. and overall between 13, at least 13 and 45 countries across europe have seen their case loads double over the last few weeks. so that's really what's got people worried. also sounding the alarm is germany. very concerned about pockets of infection, particularly in eastern germany where some of the hospital beds are starting to get blocked by covid-19 patients. germany, like austria, and other
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parts of europe, are starting to tell people that they absolutely must get vaccinated. if not, they're going to be blocked from going to restaurants, hotels and bars and public spaces, even ice land is reintroducing masks, rosemary. >> all right. many thanks to our nina dos santos joining us live from london. appreciate it. the u.s. border with mexico is once again open for people who are fully vaccinated. every crossing along the nearly 2,000-mile border has been closed to nonessential travel since last year. border agent shortages and vaccine mandates for federal workers could slow things down for people crossing between mexico and canada in the coming weeks. deportation case notices will soon be in the mail for 78,000 migrants who recently entered the u.s. from mexico. sources say these migrants were released into the u.s. with only paperwork in an effort to ease
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overcrowding at border facilities. immigration advocates worry that information packets sent out by the u.s. government won't get to the migrants and could put them at risk of missing their court dates. well, the u.s. justice department is defending the biden administration's new vaccine mandate for private businesses with 100 or more employees. a federal appeals court blocked the requirement over the weekend. the d.o.j. says states and businesses challenging the policy haven't proved they've been harmed, especially since it doesn't kick in until january. meanwhile, the white house says companies should abide by the mandate while the court battle plays out. >> we think people should not wait. it's the we say do not wait to take action to keep your workplace safe. it is important and critical to do, and waiting to get more people vaccinated will lead to more outbreaks and sickness. >> well, meantime nearly 300,000 u.s. children ages 5 to 11 have
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now received their first covid vaccine. last week federal officials gave final approval for kids in this age group to receive the pfizer biontech vaccine. ment white house says the vaccination program will hit full speed this week, allowing millions of eligible kids to get their shot. well, the approval comes at a critical time, according to the american academy of pediatrics. the number of covid cases in u.s. children is trending up again. this past week more than 107,000 kids were diagnosed with the virus. that's up 6% from the previous week. the academy calls that number extremely high, but a reminder, it's less likely for children to be hospitalized with covid compared to adults. and speaking of kids, could their vaccinations help end the pandemic? well, that is the question a 9-year-old child asked the head of the fda. take a listen.
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>> will kids getting vaccinated against covid-19 help end the pandemic? >> likely that is so. do believe a high level of vaccination will help end this pandemic, and that people should be protected down to young ages. >> great question there. well, a u.s. senator may need a refresher course in good behavior after trolling a beloved "sesame street" character over a post about getting vaccinated. over the weekend, big bird, who is technically 6 years old, posted about getting his shot. now that the pfizer vaccine is available in the u.s. for children ages 5 to 11, u.s. senator ted cruz responded that the tweet by big bird, who has helped generations of children build self-confidence, confront fear and deal with loss, was government propaganda. but big bird has been a long-time advocate for vaccines, telling kids how important they
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are as far back as 1972 when republican richard nixon was president. >> well, there are all kinds of people all in a line. they don't look like they're buying candy. there there's a sign that says, "don't wait, vaccinate." >> big bird knows what to do. still ahead, a key witness in the trial of kyle rittenhouse admits he was armed when the teenager shot him during protest last summer. plus, the trial continues for the three men accused of killing ahmaud arbery as one of the first police officers to arrive at the scene takes the stand.
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today in the trial of kyle rittenhouse. he is the teenager charged with shooting and killing two people and injuring another during protests in kenosha, wisconsin, last summer. on monday, the man who survived being shot admitted that he aimed his own gun at rittenhouse during the encounter. cnn's omar jimenez has our report. >> reporter: he is the only
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survivor of those shot by kyle rittenhouse in 2020. he went to kenosha to provide first aid as he did at previous demonstrations. soon he would need his own. >> [ bleep ]. >> reporter: just minutes before he heard the shots that killed joseph rosenbaum. >> that sounded like gunshots. >> reporter: then saw rittenhouse not long after. >> hey, what are you doing? you shot somebody? who shot? >> i started hearing people saying, he just shot that guy, he just shot somebody. i thought that the defendant was an active shooter. >> reporter: he was also carrying a weapon that night for his own protection. >> i believe in the second amendment, and that night was no different than any other day. it's keys, phone, wallet, gun. >> reporter: he ran in rittenhouse's direction as
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others began chasing alongside him. some even confronting rittenhouse. then gunshots. anthony huber shot in the chest. and gross kreitz just feet away puts up his hands. >> after you raised your hands like this, you saw the defendant re-wrack the weapon? >> yes. >> what did that mean in your mind? >> he pulled the trigger while my hands were in the air, but the gun didn't fire. so by re-wracking the weapon, i inferred that the defendant wasn't accepting my surrender. >> reporter: during cross-examination -- >> you didn't draw your firearm. you were chasing mr. rittenhouse with your gun. >> reporter: the defense honed in on that same moment, but going to after gross kreitz's hands were up. >> at this point you're holding a loaded chambered glock .37 in
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your hand, correct? >> that is correct. >> you were advancing on mr. rittenhouse who was seated on his butt, right? >> that is correct. >> you were moving forward and your right hand drops down with your gun -- your hands are no longer up and now the gun is pointed in the direction of mr. rittenhouse. agree? >> reporter: the defense presses further. >> when you were standing 3 to 5 feet from him with your arms up in the air, he never fired, right? >> reporter: correct. >> it wasn't until you pointed your gun at him, advanced on him with your gun -- now your hands down pointed at him, that he fired, right? >> reporter: correct. >> reporter: prosecutors came back to specify with gross kreitz on the positioning of the gun. >> did you intentionally point your firearm at the defendant? >> no, i did not. >> did you feel there was an imminent danger that the defendant was going to kill you? >> yes, absolutely.
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>> is that the way you hold and point a gun when you're going to shoot it? >> no. >> reporter: the state was expected to rest its case early this week with estimates of tuesday, then it will be the defense's turn to present their case, and then finally the jury will be left with it to make a decision. so far the prosecution has called 19 witnesses. omar jimenez, cnn, kenosha, wisconsin. >> testimony also resumed monday in the trial of three white men charged with murdering ahmaud arbery, a black jogger, last year. the men are accused of chasing arbery down while he was jogging through the neighborhood then cornering him and fatally shooting him. on monday, the first officer to arrive at the shooting took the stand. take a listen. >> did he say specifically that he blocked ahmaud during this chase? >> yes, ma'am.
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>> okay. did he say specifically that he cornered ahmaud during this chase? >> yes, ma'am. >> how many times did mr. brian say that he either blocked ahmaud or cornered him during this chase? >> after going back and reviewing the transcribed body camera, it appeared to be approximately five times. >> the trial is set to resume later today, and we are expecting to hear more testimony from some of the officers who responded to the scene. in st. louis, missouri, authorities have arrested a suspected serial killer. the fbi believes 25-year-old perez reed is responsible for killing six people and injuring two others across missouri and kansas. investigators say he was arrested friday after getting off a train, carrying a pistol that was the same caliber as one used in several unsolved shootings. he faces several charges,
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including murder and first degree assault. you are watching "cnn newsroom." still to come, barack obama takes center stage at the u.n. climate meetings with criticism for china, russia and donald trump. and trump is brewing at one entrance to the european union as thousands of migrants head to the polish border. poland prime minister's warns the situation could put the entire e.u. at risk. we're back in just a moment. lem, neuriva plus fuels six key indicators of brain performance. more brain performance? yes, please! neuriva. think bigger. ever rushed to a doctor's appointment and thought: [whispers] "couldn't i do this from home?" only to get inside, where time stands still. "how long do i have to wait here?" healthcare makes many of us feel anxious, confused, exposed, and overwhelmed—but it doesn't have to be that way.
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will focus on gender equality and science and innovation today. delegates are also hoping to finish up rules for implementing the paris agreement by the end of the conference. many countries want to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius above pre-industrial levels in order to avoid catastrophic climate change. on monday, former u.s. president barack obama told the conference the world is know where near where it needs to be in fighting the climate crisis. >> there are times where i feel discouraged. there are times where the future seems somewhat bleak. there are times where i am doubtful that humanity can get its act together before it's too late. we can't afford helplessness. >> some tough words there from barack obama. cnn's phil black joins us live from glasgow in scotland.
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good to see you, phil. what progress has been made so far and what are expectations for today? >> reporter: rosemary, some of the key issues that are being fleshed out in these final days relate to language and action surrounding that goal of 1.5 degrees celsius, limiting global warming by that amount, by the end of the century. on the language in the paris agreement, it originally set a target of limiting global warming to below 2 degrees, preferably closer to 1.5 degrees. since then we have seen a lot of science that strongly suggests we need to limit that threshold to 1.5, because beyond that things deteriorate very quickly. the impacts become very severe. there is a push to try and spell that out, to make that clear, to strengthen that language in the final, in the final documents that will be agreed here. we have heard from observers that there is some pushback to that from fossil fuel-producing
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companies. just how far they are prepared to push on that, we will get a sense of in the final days. now, on the action there is a really strong feeling that countries need to accelerate their willingness to cut emissions deep and hard this decade because the science suggests very strongly that's necessary. it says we need to cut emissions by around 50% by 2030 in order to have any chance of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius. forecasts suggest we are on atlantic to increase emissions based on the existing -- so, a long way off target. that's why it is important that the final language spell out the need to accelerate, but also the practicalities of just how that will be done, how it will be reviewed, and watched because under the paris agreement, the reviews take place every five years. every five years countries come back and say this is what we are now prepared to do in order to try and reach these global goals.
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there is very strongly a view that we can't afford to wait another five years. we have to come back much sooner and review these targets with great frequency, perhaps every two years, maybe even every one year. and only in doing so is there the chance that the urgency and the action can be ramped up to ensure that the goals remain viable. all of this is very technical and we are often just talking about words. but the point is that in order for the world to have any chance of keeping to that 1.5 degree target, these words in the final documents that will be agreed here in the coming days are absolutely crucial, rosemary. >> so true. phil black joining us live from glasgow, scotland. many thanks. now we want to show you some incredible images of the foreign minister delivering a speech to the cop-26 summit knee deep in water. he made it clear just how vulnerable his low-lying pacific island is to rising sea levels
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and global warming. it is situated midway between hawaii and australia, and here's part of his recorded message. >> we are living the reality of climate change, sea level rise. as you stand watching me today at cop-26, we cannot wait for speeches when the sea is rising around us all the time. climate mobility must come to the forefront. we must take bold alternative action today to secure tomorrow. [ speaking foreign language ] >> and i interviewed the foreign minister just a short time ago and asked him why he took such drastic measures to highlight his island's plight, and here's what he told me. >> where i was standing and taking my statement, that used to be land many, many years ago. and behind me you'll see a concrete slab. that concrete slab is the foundation of a world war ii gun that was built by the u.s.
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military in 1942, i think it was. and that was actually on land. so if you look into the video, it's now 20, 30e meters in the ocean, in the sea. so the impacts of climate change and sea level rise is something that is a reality for us in tualo. we wanted to convey that message. although we are facing that challenge now, it will be other parts of the world as well. >> our thanks to the foreign minister of tuvallua there. the door steps of poland is raising its state of alert as confrontation raises with belarus. thousands are trying to breach the barbed wire dividing the two countries to make it into the european union. the polish prime minister said the escalating crisis could put the entire e.u. at risk. the polish government and some european leaders accuse belarus of deliberately driving migrants
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to the border in retaliation for e.u. sanctions. our fred pleitgen is tracking developments from neighboring germany near the polish border. he joins us now live. good to see you, fred. what's the response been in germany to the intensifying situation? >> reporter: hi, rosemary. i'm right on the german/polish border. poland is that way. essentially what the germans are doing, people who are coming across, their ultimate goal is to come to germany. they are stepping up checks at the border. you can see one truck is being checked now. obviously what the border police is telling us, they are coming across more and more people who are coming across the border here to germany and they say almost all of the people they are encounter who want to claim asylum here in germany have come to the european union via belarus. of course, all this as that massive standoff is going on at the border between poland and belarus, the polish government says between 3 and 4,000 people
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mostly from the middle east are now camped out at that border. really the big escalation in that standoff that's been going on which the european union calls hybrid warfare against the e.u. by the belarusian strong man, there is a very large group at the same time tried to push through that border. that, of course, happened yesterday. there was some very dramatic images of that going on. some people trying to cut through that barbed wire. there is drone footage that happened as well. the polish prime minister was actually at that border this morning, and he said that poland was doing all of this in its national interest, trying to prevent people from coming through, also to protect the borders of the european union. this certainly seems like something, rosemary, a standoff that is not going to go away any time soon. as a lot of the folks who are there are camped out there, and the european union accuses alexander lukashenko of what they call state-sponsored human trafficking. they say that the belarusian
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regime is luring people from middle eastern countries to belarus, and essentially telling them they can cross into the european union, of course that is not true. from what we are hearing from the polish government, they say that they are going to stand firm because they believe, they say, that alexander lukashenko is trying to blackmail them, rosemary. >> all right. many thanks to our fred pleitgen br bringing us up to date on the situation. as the situation at the belarusian confrontation continues, c.i.a. director bill burns had a call with vladimir putin. the call was reportedly intended to convey growing u.s. concerns over russia's military buildup on the border with ukraine. some inside the biden administration are said to be worried russia could be preparing for an invasion or simply trying to intimidate kiev. we are tracking a major development in the biden
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administration's fight against ransomware. the justice department says it seized $6 million in ransom payments from a major cyberattack that targeted nearly 1500 businesses around the world. the d.o.j. also filed charges against a ukrainian man accused of raking in millions from the ransomware attacks, including a crippling one during the july 4th holiday. a second man, a russian national, is charged with conspiracy to commit fraud and money laundering. with the year old conflict escalating, disturbing reports of targeted arrests in ethiopia's capital, we'll have the details just ahead.
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securing another term in office. sunday's election, though, has drawn sharp criticism from the international community after daniel ortega cracked down on his political rivals ahead of the vote. the u.s. joined other nations in condemning the election it called undemocratic and threatened actions including sanctions to promote accountability. an african union envoy says a plan to ease the crisis in ethiopia could be reached by the end of the week. former nigerian president briefed the u.n. monday. meantime, ethiopia's human rights commission says police in add addiss ababa appear to be arresting people based on ethnicity. salma abdelaziz joins us live. >> reporter: let's start with
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activity. there is a tlurflurry of activio de-escalate as quickly as possible. you mentioned the envoy has been there since thursday. yesterday he was in tigray capital. today more cities in the north. what he told the united nations is there is a small, a small window of opportunity here to bring down the temperature, to try to de-escalate these tensions because, again, the african union envoy saying that both sides -- both prime minister abe and the tigray rebels -- recognize their conflict is a political one and there can be a political solution. but what's happening on the ground? well, just last night the prime minister gave another speech to government officials, to his supporters, to the military and he again appeared defiant, digging his heels in, saying that he would be able to defeat these rebels, push them back. no indication there, again, of any direct talks. all of this is happening through diplomatic channels. of course, on the side of the tigray rebels, also digging their heels in, threatening to attack the capital if no
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political resolution is found between these two parties. and you have to remember, rosemary, all sides here are accused of horrific human rights violations. that's why you heard the u.s. ambassador to the united nations say, and i'm paraphrasing here, there are no good guys in this conflict. there are only victims. this is a conself-inflict that's played out for a year. 2 million people have been displaced. thousands of people have been killed, and now we are in the most dangerous chapter yet because the fear here is over addis ababa. it is a highly dense residential area. what would that mean? the united nations says the risk of all-out civil war is very high, rosemary. >> all right, salma abdel seize bringing the latest from london. many thanks. the nba champs visit the white house, but a future nfl hall of famer is still in the doghouse. state farm responds to the aaron
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rosie? >> pedram, appreciate it. the three indices closed with new highs a second session in a row as investors cheered good employment news and the passage of that infrastructure bill. the dow gained .3% while the s&p 500 and nasdaq both closed up .1%. well, tesla's stock was not part of those gains. it fell nearly 5% after chief executive elon musk took a twitter poll on whether he should sell 10% of his stock in the electric auto maker. more than 3 1/2 million votes came in with nearly 58% saying he should sell. musk is facing a multi-billion dollar tax bill and is likely to sell no matter how the poll turned out. the tweet raises questions about whether musk is complying with a securities and exchange commission order that his tweets about the company be vetted by a lawyer. and just in case you thought
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