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the ukraine peace talks. the leaders of ukraine, russia, france and germany will sign a document at the end of their meeting in belarus. and the report says the group has agreed by 80%. >> there are no specifics on what exactly this document will say, but the main points were expected to be the withdrawal of heavy weapons the creation of a demilitarized zone in eastern parts of ukraine and the status of the area around luhansk and donetsk. >> theres a been an uptick in the fighting in ukraine and over 5,000 people have been killed so far. we will keep you updated as the story unfolds. okay. now to u.s. president barack obama's request to congress for the authority to use military force against isis. >> he authorized air strikes against the militants months ago under the same authorization used for the invasion of iraq. but this comes with key
differences. jim acosta reports from the white house. >> reporter: president obama's proposal to authorize the war on isis opens a new door. to more than just air strikes. >> our coalition is on the offensive. isil is on the defensive and isil is going to lose. >> reporter: asking congress for the green light on his war plan the president charges isis with the deaths of hostages including kayla mueller. if left unchecked, he warns, isis could pose a threat to the u.s. homeland. while the president says this battle won't be a flashback to the wars in iraq and afghanistan involving hundreds of thousands of troops he does speak authorization for ground forces and air strikes. >> if we had actionable intelligence about a gathering of isil leaders, and our
partners didn't have the capacity to get them i would be prepared to order our special forces to take action. >> reporter: the president's fellow democrats are nervous about the language barring "and during combat." >> i'm concerned about the vagueness of the ground troop language. >> none of us know what enduring offensive combat operations means, and deliberately i think drafted to be ambiguous. >> reporter: the white house responds to that -- >> the language is fuzzy, is it not? >> intentionally so. and the intent -- >> intentionally fuzzy? >> we believe it's important there aren't overly burdensome constraints placed on the commander in chief. >> reporter: in other words, enough u.s. forces to help local iraqis and syrians take the fight to isis. without breaking the president's
pledge last fall. >> as your commander in chief, i will not commit you and the rest of our armed forces to fighting another ground war in iraq. >> reporter: that white house attempt to find a happy median is already turning off republicans. >> the president's point is he wants to dismantle and destroy isis. i haven't seen a strategy yet i think will accomplish it. >> reporter: the white house is not ruling out additional ground troops to carry out this war on isis. jim acosta, cnn, the white house. here's a quick look at what the u.s. coalition is up against. this map shows areas of syria and iraq that isis controls in red. and areas where they operate with significant freedom of movement. you see that highlighted in yellow. those key areas include raqqa and the villages around aleppo and syria and portions of northern iraq including mosul.
new details are emerging about the latest american killed in isis captivity. kayla mueller's family and friends mourn her death. here's our pamela brown. >> reporter: intelligence suggests 26-year-old kayla mueller was given to a male isis fighters possibly as a bride, after she was kidnapped in syria in 2013. officials say there are indications mueller converted to islam, a practice seen in the past by hostages in the middle east. >> these hostages are under severe duress for a long time and threatened with death and so forth. for them to say we are going to convert to the religion of our hostage takers suggests that maybe they can curry favor that way. >> reporter: cnn has learned that pictures sent privately to mueller's family from isis helped confirm her death. pictures included mueller wearing muslim garb and a picture of her wrapped in a
burial shroud. former fbi hostage negotiator chris vause says it's clear isis treated her differently. >> because she was remark my decent human being and because she was a woman, that it wouldn't be surprising for them to treat her with more respect in life and in death. if they covered her properly, those are respectful actions. >> reporter: the u.s. military says there's no evidence backing up the claim that mueller was killed if a jordanian air strike. congressman paul gosar says there were several foiled attempts to rescue mueller. >> she said she wasn't married and she didn't lie to her captors, so that foiled that plan. >> reporter: we learned from a
family spokesperson that the man who posed as her husband was her boyfriend who she was kidnapped with in the city of aleppo. apparently he was released after that and risked his life to go back and try to rescue her. pamela brown, cnn, washington. okay. we are getting some news out of ukraine that there may have been an agreement reached and a possible cease-fire. i want to go live now to nic robertson. we know the talks were focused on the cease-fire and creating a demilitarized zone. what more do we know about this final agreement, nic? >> reporter: we don't have further details at the moment and it appears that this is not yet a time agreement. what we're learning from russian news agencies is that it is 80% of an agreement that they have now talked for over 12 hours through the night. we were told to expect long
talks, but they're not there yet, that a document will be signed today. that's the expectation. but it's interesting that an agreement will be signed. all these four leaders will have had fourull days before they arrived here. they do expect signatures within an hour and a half or so. but it gives the impression at the moment that they have not been able to reach a full deal that they are prepared or preparing to park this deal whereby a significant percentage of an agreement has been made. but still we don't know what is in that remaining 20%, are they all those tough issues like who controls the border between any separatist region and what sort of level of autonomy do the
separatists have? at the moment the talks have gone on all through the night, but not quite a complete agreement. but some agreement, 80% is what russian news agencies are saying at the moment. >> nic robertson with that breaking news. we want to bring in erin mcglocklin here. quite telling that russian state media saying essentially most of this agreement has been reached, 70 to 80%. what can we read into that? >> reporter: hi, errol. that's right. the so-called last chance negotiations still seeming to be under way. that russian media report that you are referencing, a state news agency citing a source close to negotiations reporting a document was 80% done. we're hearing from russian state tv is reporting after an
agreement is reached and signed by germany, france russia, and ukraine, it will be presented to the so-called contact group that's also holding talks today in minsk, the contract group consists of separatist leaders, representatives from kiev as well as osc monitors. it does seem to be a fluid situation right now, although russia going into these talks was optimistic that some sort of agreement was within reach. even though according to media reports, russia's demands were substantial, demanding a cease-fire line according to reflect the separatists gains that they had made in fighting in recent days and weeks since the last cease-fire agreement was reached in september. russia also on the issue of the ukrainian border demanding that these separatist leaders maintain control of part of the
border region and russia also asking that moscow wants changes to the constitution to reflect more autonomy and veto power for key policy areas, such as foreign areas and defense for the separatists perhaps to prevent ukraine from getting closer to the european union and nato. what ends up in this so-called document very much remains to be seen. errol? >> that's the big question what is in this document? we don't know yet. this story still breaking. let's get back to nic robertson. we have live pictures from the palace of independence where we understand if this document is about to be signed we'll see some world leaders come out. nic, we've had an agreement, a cease-fire that was signed in november but fell apart.
is it encouraging that a document has been reached, but is anything short of a cease-fire a failure? >> the fact that they haven't said they have 100% agreement is indicative of the problems they've been having. this is -- there are a lot of problems with this. and if there are a lot of problems with this deal there are a lot of ways which it can break down. this is way too soon for any level of jubilation way too soon for anyone to be predicting that this is something that can hold together. the facts have shown us an agreement here on paper has not held in the past. they don't have a whole agreement at the moment. so therefore, you would have to conclude that this is not looking like a strong -- a strong situation that can hold ukraine from further conflict. perhaps if they can get the cease-fire they can slow things
down for a short time. but the devil is going to be in the detail. if it's not -- if the detail is not going to satisfy both sides, then it's unlikely to hold. the russians have sounded very optimistic the russian foreign minister was quoted as saying it's going better than super indicative of the high spirit the russians have painted on this process, which indicates they believe they're going to get what they want out of it and many ukrainian government and many european governments believe that russia's supply of weapons, of troops of financial and really moral support for the separatists is what drove an increase in the level of fighting over the last few weeks. so when you look at a deal that one side says they're happy about and the other doesn't it does tell you that this is not something that has a long-term
to see whether an alleged triple murder is a hate crime or in fact something far more simple. >> investigators say right now it looks like a 46-year-old man shot and killed three muslims during an argument over a parking space. jason carroll spoke with the family members and they believe the three were, in fact, targeted over their faith. >> i heard about eight shots go off. >> reporter: a frantic 911 call. shots fired at an apartment complex. >> about three girls or more than one girl screams. then there was nothing. >> reporter: the victims, all muslims, all shot execution style, a bullet to the head. later that night this man,
46-year-old craig hicks, turned himself in to police where he was charged with three counts of first degree murder. what triggered the shooting in the suspect's attorney says it was all over a parking spot. >> it has nothing to do with anything but the mundane issue of this man being frustrated day in and day out with not being able to park where he wanted to park. >> reporter: but the father of the murdered woman called it a hate crime. >> i feel it. i have no doubt that he would not have acted this way if there were not clearly muslims. >> reporter: a family spokeswoman called for an investigation. >> we ask that the authorities investigate these heinous murders as a hate crime. >> reporter: hicks, who claims he's an atheist, posted anti-religious statements on his facebook page "when it comes to insults, your religion started this not me. if your religion kept its big mouth shot so would i."
cnn cannot confirm the authenticity of the post. hicks' wife expressed shock at the killings but said whatever happened it was not a hate crime. >> that's one of the things i know about him, is everyone is equal. it doesn't matter what you look like or what you believe. >> reporter: barakat was a second-year dental student. and he was also raising money to provide dental care to syrian refugees in turkey. his website has raised more than $100,000 most of that donated after supporters learned of his death. jason carroll, cnn, chapel hill, north carolina. >> okay. if you want to learn more about his charity, we have a link to it on our website.
just go to cnn.com/impact to find out more. cbs announced the death of one of its own on wednesday. >> we have some sad news tonight from within our cbs news family. our "60 minutes" colleague bob simon was killed this evening. it was a car accident in new york city. >> bob simon earned countless awards for his work on "60 minutes" and elsewhere at cbs news including some 27 emmys. >> we are learning more details about what happened in this fatal car crash. simon was the passenger in the back of a town car, and that town car collided with another vehicle at a red light, and then it hit a traffic divider. they are still investigating the incident. cnn's anderson cooper also appears on "60 minutes." he knew simon personally and says he was a warrior poet.
>> when bob simon presented a story on "60 minutes," you knew it was going to be special, no matter what it was. he had this curiosity and willingness to go anywhere and for somebody who had been in the business that long and seen as many things as he had seen to still have that curiosity and that desire to tell other people's stories, it's an incredible thing. and it's just so stunning to me that he's gone. still to come here on cnn, an emotional day in court as the widow in the so-called american sniper trial is called to testify. this as the defense drops a bombshell that may help the defendant's case. also it is hard to believe that a bag of macadamia nuts like these caused an inflight meltdown and international uproar. and now a former korea air executive may be headed to jail just because of this. stay with us. the lining of the esophagus. it's my prescription. there is risk of
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case. >> routh is accused of killing kyle as well as his friend in 2013. more now from cnn's martin savidge. >> drop it. >> reporter: like the block buster movie about his life the trial over how chris kyle died is also packing them in. the line to get into the small town courtroom in stevenville, texas began forming before the sun came up. >> you does the defendant plead? >> not guilty your honor. >> reporter: there is no debate over 27 former marine eddie routh killed kyle and his best friend chad littlefield in 2013. the legal debate is over why. >> at this time the state can present opening statements. >> reporter: the district attorney said routh knew what he was doing when he shot both men in the back and head. he used two different guns even taking the time to reload before
fleeing in kyle's pick chup truck. the same truck routh was driving when he was arrested after a police chase. >> when he intentionally caused the death of these two men, did he know what he was doing was wrong? those are the issues we're going to ask you to decide. >> reporter: the defense argues routh is innocent by reason of insanity. they blame it on post traumatic stress as a result of service for his country overseas. >> at the time of this tragedy, eddie routh was insane not only is he suffering from a severe mental disease or defect not only did he not know his conduct was wrong, he thought he had to take their lives because he was in danger.
>> reporter: then the defense delivered a bombshell, chris kyle's own words in the form of a text. >> he texted him, this dude is straight-up nuts. this dude you is straight-up nuts. >> reporter: moments later -- >> and chad littlefield texted chris kyle back right behind you, watch my six. >> reporter: watch my six is military speak for watch my back. a short time later, kyle and littlefield would be dead. and the messages they shared could be a key assist to the defense of the man who killed them. the first witness was chris kyle's widow, under trial rules we can broadcast the video, but no sound. even without words, it was emotional. as the mother of two choked up and wiped her eyes as the
courtroom was shown pictures of her husband. chris kyle is known as a hero who, as a sniper watched over his troops in iraq. and as a civilian reached out to those, who like himself, struggled with the aftermath of war. a life so remarkable it would become a hollywood hit. "american sniper" has broken box office records. >> i just want to get the bad guys. >> reporter: and continues to play at the cinema just thee miles from the courtroom where a jury must decide if kyle's killer is a villain or victim. martin savidge, cnn, stevenville, texas. now to a much different kind of case. in the next few hours, we should know the verdict for the woman at the center of an infamous nut rage scandal. the former vice president of korean air could face up to three years behind bars for her inflight tantrum over a serving
of macadamia nuts. we were scheduled to have things getting under way, paula. i'm just wondering if heather cho said that her behavior shows her dedication to her job, did she really try and justify her behavior in such a way? >> reporter: yes, this was one of the last appearances that we saw of her and she did say that when she said why she had done what she done. she believed it was important to rectify errors on the spot. she has apologized for her behavior. also her father the korean air chairman apologized for her behavior saying he scolded her for not being able to control her emotions and also not treating employees correctly. this is a court case that has fascinated south korea. there's a tremendous amount of anger but also a lot of ridicule that this was this alleged hissy fit over a bag of nuts.
we haven't had confirmation that this court has started as it was expected to half hour ago, but we could find tout what her punishment is. verdict day for heather cho. the daughter of korean air's chief is known around the world for ordering a plane back to the dates because her macadamia nuts were served incorrectly. she stands accused of violating aviation security, which carries a maximum of ten years in prison. she's needed not guilty. december 5th cho ordered this plane back to the gate at new york's jfk airport so she could kick the chief steward off as her nuts were served in a bag and not a plate. the steward said they were treated like futal slaves. the female attendant said cho shouted and cursed at her before physically pushing her and
throwing a tablet at her. the airline chief and the father of the accused told the court he scolded her for not being able to control her emotions and for mistreating employees. but that's not enough for many inside korea. there's an increasing resentment at the special rules for rich and powerful families who control many of the country's top companies. this man says cho hasn't even admitted what she did was wrong. so i think she deserves longer than the three years prosecutors are pushing for. this woman says just because she's someone special doesn't mean she should be given special treatment. not everyone is angry. some are seeing the lighter side of the so-called nut rage case on popular comedy shows. and being posted online. some are even benefitting from
the case. one online shop in south korea says sales of macadamia nuts have jumped 300% since the start of the year. we could get a verdict been the hour. errol? >> paula hancocks thank you very much for that. we'll bring you some other big stories here on cnn after the break. stay with us. street. return on investment isn't the only return i'm looking forward to. for some every dollar is earned with sweat, sacrifice, courage. which is why usaa is honored to help our members with everything from investing for retirement to saving for college. our commitment to current and former military members and their families is without equal. start investing with as little as fifty dollars. my lenses have a sunset mode. and an early morning mode. and a partly sunny mode. and an outside... to clear inside mode. transitions® signature™ adaptive lenses... are more responsive than ever.
welcome back everyone. i'm zain asher. >> and i'm errol barnett. thanks for staying with us. here are the big stories we're following right now. russian state media reports the leaders of ukraine, russia germany and france will sign a document at the end of their talks. the report says the group agreed
by 80%. the leaders have been holding all-night crisis talks while fighting in the region surged. >> u.s. president barack obama has formally asked congress for authorization of military force against isis. the request is for a three-year mission. congressional approval can take many months. a u.s. official says intelligence suggests american aid worker kayla mueller may have been given to an isis fighter as some sort of bride. her family learned of her death in isis captivity this week. mueller was taken hostage in syria in august of 2013. many people have been talking about something noticely absent of wednesday night's broadcast of "nightly news." >> brian williams' name was cut from the name of the broadcast.
substitute anchor lester holt had this to say. >> brian is a member of our family but so are you, our viewers. we will work every night to be worthy of your trust. >> still many in the industry are wondering if williams will ever be able to return to the anchor chair. but according to sources close to him, he's determined to earn back the public's trust. the ongoing investigation into brian williams's claims are raising speculation about what's fact and fiction from other stories, including hurricane katrina. >> cnn's randi kaye looks at which stories are under the microscope. >> as the roofing materials dangled behind us here --- >> reporter: brian williams williams said he heard a man taking his life. >> we heard the story of a man killing himself falling from the
upper deck. >> reporter: but last year he shared the story again. >> we watched, all of us watched as one man committed suicide. >> reporter: nbc investigators will have to get to the bottom of that and more. in 2006 williams said in an interview he actually seen a body float by him in the french quarter after the storm. >> when you look at of your hotel room and watch a man float face down. >> reporter: in questioned if that were possible because the flood waters barely reached that part of new orleans. we asked the former general manager of the hotel where williams had been staying. in the front of the hotel, she said the water was a couple feet briefly. then quickly receded. and behind the hotel -- >> the water might have been eight inches or so. it's my perception it would be
difficult for a body to float in eight inches of water. i did not witness anybody floating in the water. >> reporter: we also checked with a geographer who compiled data on where bodies were found. he said the closest found to the hotel were 0.36 miles away. >> it would have had to float by the ritz carlton, floated a few blocks make a left turn and float a few more blocks down the street and cross the median and it's just very hard to see that happening. >> reporter: these pictures from a church newspaper show water around the ritz carlton after the storm, even a boat. but the man in charge on the ground has his doubts about a body floating by. >> biened large, that water was
well below knee level around the ritz carlson. >> reporter: what about those gangs williams said stormed his hotelsome >> our hotel was overrun with gangs. >> reporter: the news man told his story that his sick from drinking sewage water and slept on a mattress in a stairwell. that's where he said he heard armed gangs breaking into the hotel. brandishing guns and terrorizing guests. but williams gave a different account to this associate professor at lsu for her book about katrina, telling her he slept in his room. >> he was worried about people gaining entry into his room, and he told me at that point he slept one night between the bed and the wall so that if anybody opened the door they would think the room was unoccupied. >> reporter: the professor thinks that brian williams was perhaps confused. confusion or exaggeration the
answers should come soon. randi kaye cnn, new york. >> nbc is still investigating that. meanwhile, in italy, the captain of the "costa concordia" has been sentenced to 16 years. he was found guilty of manslaughter and abandoning the ship. before the verdict, he said he died along with the rest of the passengers metaphorically speaking. 32 people died when the ship crashed into rocks in 2012. his lawyers argued that he slipped and fell into a lifeboat that he didn't abandon ship. 300 migrant workers are feared dead after trying to cross the sea into italy. passengers say there was a fourth dinghy which at this hour is still missing. many of those who died suffered
from hypothermia. survivors say they left saturday without food or water. rough seas have comeplyicated rescue efforts. trying to find that fourth boat is going to be difficult because of a strong storm over the eastern mediterranean whipping up stand storms and causing rough seas on the mediterranean. let's look at some of the graphics. between tripoli and lapadusa roughly 320 kilometers. that's a long way to travel in walters that have five meter plus waves and 50 to 80-kilometer-per-hour wind gusts, making conditions worse for the rescue attempts for that fourth particular boat. temperatures in this part of the world, at least on the sea, between 14 and 16 degrees celsius, and we're familiar with
the effects of hypothermia. it's just not that we have much time in water temperatures like that. roughly between one to six hours for your expected survival time in temperatures like that before your body shuts down and making survival very difficult. this is the slow-moving storm across the eastern parts of the mediterranean. this has been responsible for all kinds of weather, inthis was the site in tel aviv. and in jerusalem, visibility blocked below quarter of a mile. this is actually sand getting picked up from the western sahara. so this is part of africa and the sand that's moving across the desert through egypt and up towards places like jerusalem and tel aviv. we've had very reduced visibilities because of the winds, picking up that dust.
that poses a bit of a health concern for residents. wind gusts in beirut lebanon, 78-kilometer-per-hour wind gust reported. fortunately, we do have some clearing in the skies, at least in terms of visibilities. but tel aviv still around six kilometer visibility at the moment. this storm system over the eastern mediterranean, causing all kinds of problems for the recovery efforts of the migrant workers that were crossing the sea there. >> just heartbreaking, that 300 of those migrants are feared dead right now. >> absolutely. you can imagine the desperation, having to leave a country and moving across the sea. >> it happens frequently. derek vandam, thank you very much. let's turn now to another story we're following. spacex the third time might be the charm or it was the charm as the rocket blasted off from cape
canaveral, florida at sunset on wednesday. >> three, two, one, zero. and liftoff. the falcon takes flight. >> yes, space nerds like myself rejoice. this rocket is carrying a research satellite to deep space where it will send back images of earth and advanced warnings of solar systems. not everything went as planned. though. okay. still to come on cnn, buckle up because it's the moment "50 shades of grey" fans have been waiting for as it hits the big screen. stay with us. there's confidence. then there's trusting your vehicle maintenance to ford service confidence.
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>> >> we were just debating about this movie and book during the commercial break. the year's most talked about film had an international premiere in germany. "50 shades of grey," i can see all of you blushing hasn't been without controversy ever since the release of the book series. >> but as our neil curry reports, fans are still eager to see it unfold on the big screen. >> reporter: berlin's film festival attracts hollywood's heavy hitters in a program brimming with the best of cinema. but as everyone tries to maintain focus on the
competition, there's one film hard to ignore. unlike the characters fans of "50 shades of grey" could barely restrain themselves. >> what do you owe your success? >> i exercise control in all things. >> you must be really boring. >> reporter: playing lead roles in the role playing romance are jamie and jacoby johnson. who made the journey to the red carpet to the delight of fans. having been gagged for discussing the movie, they're relieved to be able to talk about the film. >> we're ready for this in a way. i'm not shocked. it's a little shocking. >> reporter: the books have sold
over 100 million copies and translated into more than 50 languages. and the film's fourth coming valentine's day release has become the year's hot ticket. but it's not everyone's idea of pleasure. voices have been raised in concern that the film could be seen as glamorizing domestic violence. that's been denied by the filmmakers. >> i feel like i'm power this woman and i give her the final word and the message is very strong. so i'm really hoping that we can get into all that and they will see it very differently. >> everything that anastasha does is completely her choice and no person is abused in the movie. i think it's kind of a close minded outlook. >> the author and director are reported to have indulged in a
few verbal lashings on the set. >> i can imagine that they are waiting to see how this does so i can imagine they would consider it. >> reporter: online ticket sales have reported record sales to an r-rated movie. so it seems that on valentine's day, "50 shades of grey" is the one to beat. >> oh yeah. valentine's day is saturday. >> like you didn't know. >> you heard the fans screaming. they seem to be ecstatic about the release. but what about film critics? >> i spoke with justin chang. take a listen. so justin i am blushing at the thought of this movie. the book attracted over 100 million readers, it was translated into dozens of languages. is the movie as good? >> well it's a funny question since i think the book is pretty
atrocious. but i would say the movie is kind of a startling improvement on the book. and part of that has been accomplished simply by eliminating the horror that is e.l. james' pro style. i think this movie is definitely kind of a tamer, more palletable more main stream version of this story, which is about a young woman's introduction to bondage, very kinky sexual relationship with the title character christian grey. the movie is a tamer thing than the book but i found it surprisingly compelling. in fact i wasn't even sure what to think at the end. i was doing a little soul searching, did i halfway like this? and i confess i did. >> i certainly admire your honesty. there has been a lot of disagreement in terms of whether
the movie is good. some people are saying it's mediocre. let's talk about box office. how well do you expect this movie to do? >> well i think -- the last i heard it was projected to make something in the vicinity of $60 million and set a valentine's day weekend record. and this is notable too for a film that i believe cost $40 million to make. and that's what is interesting about this movie, in part. you have sort of a -- i wouldn't call it a blockbuster, but it's a mid budget or low budget blockbuster, because in is a movie that has incredible fan awareness and anticipation around it that does not feature super heroes or special effects or any of the things we're used to seeing from high performing hollywood movies. that in itself is heartening. this kind of represents -- it's
very much in the bane of "twilight" because e.l. james' novel ridge nated as a form of "twilight" fiction. this is a film that will command mostly female audiences and i wouldn't necessarily argue that the movie is not mediocre. my sort of enjoyment of it does not preclude the possibility that it's not mediocre. and i think a lot of audiences who see this movie will see it in a -- there will be some who will be so excited to see it and other people will go in a kind of hate viewing kind of mood. and that's part of the fun of this. a movie does not have to be great cinema to be halfway enjoyable. >> enough aboutleaving his show but jon stewart won't be forgotten. that's next.
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out slightly stiff. >> welcome. >> reporter: and ended up loosey-goosey. who needs a joke when you got that signature stair? he welcomed foreign presidents and bashed american presidents. >> i was not elected to serve one party. >> you were not elected. >> reporter: and now he's elected to quite while he's ahead, praising his staff. >> i love them and respect them so much. >> reporter: tweeted one fan, i regret to inform you, we are unable to accept your resignation at this time. successfully literally everyone. maybe not those who chose to imitate. >> with all due respect, i don't believe that's a credible statement. >> reporter: did you say respect? >> it's the right thing to do. >> you carry your house around
on your back. >> reporter: mostly he gave sometimes he got. >> did you ever listen to your program? >> reporter: after being the put of stewart's jokes, arby's reached out to him. donald trump felt jon stewart's wrath for eating pizza with utensils. >> are you eating with a [ bleep ] fork! >> reporter: after that tirade, we need -- >> your moment of zen. >> reporter: but you know what's really scary? when you're sitting at home watching "the daily show" and you realize you're the one about to be scoured. give it to me jon. >> covering their coverage of the malaysian plane story. >> reporter: a public fascination with the plaid shirts mitchell casado always seemed to be wearing. the plaid shirt even started its even own twitter account. who is going to keep an eye on
us when you're gone jon, or teach us the proper way to eat pizza? jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> thanks so much for watching cnn, everyone. i'm zain asher. >> and i'm errol barnett. i get to hang out with rosemary church next hour. stay with us. sir, we're going to need you on the runway later. don't let a severe cold hold you back. get theraflu... ...with the power of three medicines to take on your worst pain and fever, cough and nasal congestion. it breaks you free from your toughest
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