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12 candidates, 1 battleground stage. can anybody break out in the largest presidential debate in history, tonight on cnn? rudy giuliani is a hand grenade in a white house operation that resembles a drug deal. damning details from closed-door testimony on impeachment. new trouble for allies in ar area. removing troops from a worsening situation. when you're misinformed and you're not educated about something, just talking about
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the tweet itself, you never know the ramifications that can happen. >> lebron james addresses the controversy that followed the nba to china. now, he's facing blowback. welcome to our viewers in the united states and across the world. i'm dave briggs. >> it's 4:00 a.m. in new york. and breaking overnight, stunning, new details from closed-door testimony in the impeachment inquiry. trump's adviser fiona hill, raising concerns about rudy giuliani's role in u.s. policy towards ukraine. multiple sources say, she tried to report wrongdoing. hill testified that john bolton referred to rudy giuliani, as a, quote, hand grenade, who is going to blow everybody up. >> he told lawmakers bolten
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characterized a rogue operation. and mick mulvaney as being like a, quote, drug deal. this went beyond the text messages where sondland said there's no quid pro quo on ukraine. democrats came out backing fiona hill. republicans complaining about the process. >> rudy giuliani has clearly been a leading force for the administration in providing a shadow foreign policy in ukraine. >> you have witnesses along with their attorney trying to figure out what they can say and what they can't say. there's a reason why white house counsel should be present. >> hill said the reason it was so confusing, that was a situation that the russians
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could exploit. there's the lineup. today, a senior state department official. and then, thursday, mike pomppo. a dozen democrats take the biggest prime minister stage ever. we have a preview from westerville, ohio. >> reporter: it is debate day in westerville. later tonight, 12 of the democratic candidates will be facing off in the democratic primary debate. front and center will be joe biden and elizabeth warren. in recent days, biden has ramped up his pressure on the president. and over the weekend, biden
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vowing his son or other members of his family will not be working for foreign corporations or sit on boards of foreign companies, if he becomes president. and elizabeth warren has been rising in the polls. one thing to watch tonight, will more candidates, particularly the moderates, will they go after elizabeth warren, trying to draw contrast with her? another part to watch is what are the candidates on the outer edges of that stage going to do tonight? are they waiting for the make-or-break moments? also tonight, bernie sanders is making his return to the campaign trail, after suffering a heart attack here for the next
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f next. >> the debate here tonight, live, 8:00 eastern time, only on cnn. president trump has signed an executive order imposing sanctions on turkey. vice president mike pence spoke to turkey about the attack on the kurds, a u.s. ally in syria. >> the united states of america wants turkey to stop the invasion, to implement an immediate seize fire, and to negotiate with kurdish forces in syria to bring the end to the violence. >> pence says the president has directed him to travel to turkey. trump has faced criticism for his decision to pull forces from syria. the situation on the ground deteriorating. nick paton walsh has the latest. he's live from irbil, iraq. >> reporter: the sanctions are
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not the economic obliteration that donald trump threatens turkey with. tariffs on steel. a trade deal not going to happen. there's key ministers along with part parts of the ministry. but they're not going to finish the commerce. no way. turkey's capacity to be persu e persuaded by the united states is reduced, as is that of the kurds that are moving towards the syrian regime. difficult how they can take assurances from turkey. some think this is written in stone. u.s. troops are moving fast. the announcement that they are leaving, not normally you expect. normally ature happens.
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there will be air assets involved in doing that. the civilians are caught between the two sides here. can turkey do a lot of the ground on the check for them in 8. and where does russia fit into this? it's moving very faction to grab parts of lapd. in the larger, more troubling question here, what of isis? donald trump accused the kurds of deliberately releasing the detainees to drag the u.s. in. perhaps isis prisoners are being to central locations to make it easier to retain them. some of the regime is moving close to some of the worborder.
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and the numbers of the people liberated don't match their understanding. a lot of confusion. we don't know if the united states can make a difference at this point. >> thank you, nick paton walsh. a former police officer has been charged with murder for fatally shooting a woman in her own home. aaron dean was arrested on monday after resigning from the course. he posted jail. the family of the victim is relieved by the arrest, but there's a long way to go. >> this is only the start. there's no way this is enough. it's a step in the right direction. but it ee's definitely not beene
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end. it's been quite a bit of -- today, itself, has been -- i'm speechless about it. i can't put it into words. >> the address filling in from the rapid decline in the case. lucy kavanaugh in ft. worth. >> reporter: it's been fascinating to watch how quickly that unfolded. that morning, he was a ft. worth police department officer, who quit just moments before he got fired, depriving investigators a chance to interrogate him. he was then charged and arrested for murder. the evidence against him might be the heavily-edited body cam footage, shouting a verbal
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command, opening deadly fire. tatianna jefferson died in her own bedroom, along with her 8-year-old baby sitter, that she was graduating. we know the interim chief has launched a criminal investigation into the shooting and has asked the fbi to look into a civil rights investigation. we are expecting a press conference later today with more of the details. guys, back to you. >> louisa, thanks so much for that. youtube says a video of a fake donald trump shooting media figures does not violate its rules becausele the video is fictional. it's been circulating about a year. he came to national attention when it was shown at a pro-trump conference, held at the resort
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then, treasury secretary steven mnuchin said this. >> when you buy a building, you have to look at the contract. there's execution work on this document. but the document is substantially is done. >> it's not a deal. it's a talk to have a deal. it's an agreement to not make things worse but to continue talking. some key issues will be unresolved as the possibility of another flare-up looms. an enormous search and rescue operation going on in japan. a storm hit over the weekend, bringing widespread flooding and
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lebron james, speaking out for the first time about the pro-hong kong tweet by rothe rockets gm. now, lebron is feeling the heat. here's what he said about the tweet. >> when you're misinformed or you're not educated about something, and i'm talking about the tweet itself, you never know the ramifications that can happen. we saw what that did. not only what it did for the league, for all of us in america, for people in china, as well. sometimes you have to think through things that you say.
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>> lebron's lakers were in china last week. players were not made available to the media. last night, lebron attempted to clarify on twitter -- let me clear up the confusion. i don't think there was any consideration for the cons questions and ramifications of the tweet. i'm not going to discuss the substance. others can talk about that. the governor of california calling on pacific gas and electric to give rebates or bets by those whose power was shut off. governor gavin newsom is suggesting $100 to each residential customer. the ceo said the utility carried out the shutoffs by conducting a
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12 candidates, 1 battleground stage.
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can anybody break out in the largest presidential primary debate in history, tonight on cnn? rudy giuliani is a hand grenade in a white house operation that resembles a drug deal. damning details from closed-door testimony on impeachment. new sanctions on turkey and new trouble for allies in syria. removing troops from a worsening situation. when you're misinformed and you're not educated about something, just talking about the tweet itself, you never know the ramifications that can happen. >> lebron james addresses the controversy that followed the nba to china. now, he's facing blowback. dave, what did he say, exactly? >> he said a lot of nothing. he had a week to talk to his advisers and the commissioner and owners and general managers and blew it. >> welcome back to "early
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start." >> just being honest. i'm dave briggs. we start with breaking news overnight. stunning, new details from closed-door testimony in the impeachment inquiry. trump's adviser fiona hill, raising concerns about rudy giuliani's role in u.s. policy towards ukraine. multiple sources say, she tried to report wrongdoing. hill testified that john bolton referred to rudy giuliani, as a, quote, hand grenade, who is going to blow everybody up. >> hill also told lawmakers bolten characterized a rogue operation. and mick mulvaney as being like a, quote, drug deal. this went beyond the text messages where sondland said there's no quid pro quo on ukraine.
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democrats came out backing fiona hill. republicans complaining about the process. >> rudy giuliani has clearly been a leading force for the administration in providing a shadow foreign policy in ukraine. >> you have witnesses along with their attorney trying to figure out what they can say and what they can't say. there's a reason why white house counsel should be present. >> hill said the reason it was so confusing, that was a situation that the russians could exploit. there's the lineup. today, a senior state department official. and then, thursday, mike pompeo. a dozen democrats take the biggest prime minister stage ever. we have a preview from
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westerville, ohio. >> reporter: it is debate day in westerville. later tonight, 12 of the democratic candidates will be facing off in the democratic primary debate. front and center will be joe biden and elizabeth warren. in recent days, biden has ramped up his pressure on the president. and over the weekend, biden vowing his son or other members of his family will not be working for foreign corporations or sit on boards of foreign companies, if he becomes president. and elizabeth warren has been rising in the polls. one thing to watch tonight, will more candidates, particularly the moderates, will they go
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after elizabeth warren, trying to draw contrast with her? another part to watch is what are the candidates on the outer edges of that stage going to do tonight? are they waiting for the make-or-break moments? also tonight, bernie sanders is making his return to the campaign trail, after suffering a heart attack here for the next. >> the debate here tonight, live, 8:00 eastern time, only on cnn. president trump has signed an executive order imposing sanctions on turkey. vice president mike pence spoke to turkey about the attack on the kurds, a u.s. ally in syria. >> the united states of america
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wants turkey to stop the invasion, to implement an immediate seize fire, and to negotiate with kurdish forces in syria to bring the end to the violence. >> pence says the president has directed him to travel to turkey. trump has faced criticism for his decision to pull forces from syria. the situation on the ground deteriorating. nick paton walsh has the latest. he's live from irbil, iraq. good morning to you. this is a long president earn of making a mess and then cleaning it up. >> reporter: but even if defense made against turkey, if they didn't play ball with the vacillating policies. haven't come through with the new sanctions. it's tariffs on steel. okay, fine. a trade deal that was worth $100
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billion. that's not going to happen for now. the minister of defense targeting there. it isn't going to damage the economy that he will have to rethink his policy for domestic regions. it won't attack ka bonnie. we haven't heard that from president erdogan. and the assurances between those two sides, kind of in the introu background than anyone can remember. it seems to have caused u.s. troops here the town of kahbani. they have been putle in a messivefmes
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masterful reversal. that's one key issue for them. donald trump suggested yesterday that the syrian kurds had been letting prisoners out to draw the united states back in the fray. that aside, that appears to not be true. we're hearing from a u.s. official that maybe the sdf have relocated to keep them easier to manage. it doesn't appear. a lot of confusion over the key to developments here. the i kiss can have a foothold, that's in the future. for now, the syrian regime fasting on the kurds.
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the regimes are probably looking at this in disbelief, how u.s. policy can be not as quite as useful. any kind of mediation between turkey and the united states, i assume kurds. they're often casing down the barrel of a gun. >> nick paton walsh. a former ft. worth police officer has been charged with murder, for fatally shooting a woman in her own home. aaron dean is relieved by the arrest of the suspect. but they know there's a long way to go. >> this is only the start. there's no way.
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this is stuff. there's a good step in the right direction. but it's definitely not the end. it's been a lot. today, itself, has been -- i'm speechless about it. i can't put it into words. >> the arrest following a day of rapid fire in this case. lucy kavanaugh in ft. worth. >> reporter: it's been fascinating to watch how quickly that unfolded. that morning, he was a ft. worth police department officer, who quit just moments before he got fired, depriving investigators a chance to interrogate him. he was then charged and arrested for murder. the evidence against him might be the heavily-edited body cam
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footage, shouting a verbal command, opening deadly fire. tatianna jefferson died in her own bedroom, along with her 8-year-old nephew that she was baby sitting. we know the interim chief has launched a criminal investigation into the shooting and has asked the fbi to look into a civil rights investigation. we are expecting a press conference later today with more of the details. guys, back to you. >> lucy, thanks. another bombshell out in the new book by romam fair row farrw
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♪ a major setback for harley davidson. it has stopped production and delivery of its first electric motorcycle. it is having problems with its charging equipment. harley running task to investigate and asking customers not to charge this bike at home. harley needed this bike to do well to help its struggling u.s. market. it cut itself forecast citing the trade war with china. and then, it had weak sales in the fourth quarter. and then, harley did not say when production would resume. a curious case at the
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vatic vatican. ho pope francis and a leak. he is stepping down to allow the investigation to proceed. the flyer leaked this month, revealed five vat rican employe for suspended for alleged wrongdoing. the source of the leak is unknown. frequent flyers want to pay close attention. the advisory board suggesting attacks on frequent flyers. this is all a strategy to achieve net zero carbon emissions. the u.k. population takes 70% of the flights. those travelers tent to be wealthier and less price sensitive and should shoulder most of the burden. target raised employee wages two years ago.
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lebron james speaking out for the first time about the pro-hong kong tweet by rothe rocke rockets general manager about hong kong. now, lebron is feeling the heat. here's what he said about the tweet. >> when you're misinformed or you're not educated about something, and i'm talking about the tweet itself, you never know the ramifications that can happen. we saw what that did.
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not only what it did for the league, for all of us in america, for people in china, as well. sometimes you have to think through things that you say. >> lebron's lakers were in china last week. players were not made available to the media. some observers thought james was taking china's side in hong kong. last night, lebron attempted to clarify on twitter -- let me clear up the confusion. i don't think there was any consideration for the consequences and ramifications of the tweet. i'm not going to discuss the substance. others can talk about that. a delayed opening for california schools permanently. california becoming the first state to mandate later start times for middle and high school. middle schools will not be allowed to begin earlier than 8:00 a.m. high schools no earlier than 8:30. some rural schools are exempt. the governor says the measure
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brings the state in line with research that shows that teenagers benefit academically and other ways with a later start to their school day. an amber alert in alabama has been expanded to surrounding states for a 3-year-old girl last seen saturday at a birthday party. she is believed to be in extreme danger and may have been abducted by a man and woman. police are questioning two people that did not appear to have a connection to her parents. they found a toyota sequoia that may be used in the disappearance. she was last seen wearing a pink t-shirt with a leopard print design and white and blue hair bows. a month-long strike at general motors may be over soon. top officials will be meeting on thursday to potentially approve a new labor deal for 15,000 striking members.
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negotiators are due back at the bargaining table this morning. a lot of progress was made over the weekend, with a few details lingering. 21 facilities across 9 states has caused layoffs across canada and mexico. let's look at cnn business this morning. markets around the world. a mixed performance. on wall street, the futures are up slightly. stocks fell monday. optimism about the tendtive agreement between the u.s. and china seemed to fade. the dow closed 29 points lower. the s&p 500 dipped slightly. wework was one of the most valued companies. after its failed ipo, it's running low on cash and may not have enough money to loast the year. one option is to sell control to softbank. and letting jpmorgan chase
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oversee the debt package. softbank was going to inject funds into wework but is reconsidering that. target says it would raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour by the end of 2020. some workers say their hours have been cut back. the current and former target employees, including department managers, say they're working 20 do 30 hours a week down from 40. one employee said i have no idea how i'm going to pay rent or buy food. this comes as target enjoys its strongest market decision in over a decade. a spokesperson said existing staffers are working approximately the same number of hours as they were last year. but declined to provide numbers to support that point. thanks to our international viewers for joining us. have a great rest of your day. for the rest of our viewers, "early start" continues right now.
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12 candidates, 1 battleground stage. can anybody break out in the largest presidential primary debate in history, tonight on cnn? rudy giuliani is a hand grenade in a white house operation that resembles a drug deal. damning details from closed-door testimony on impeachment. new sanctions on turkey and new trouble for allies in syria. removing troops from a worsening situation. when you're misinformed and you're not educated about something, just talking about the tweet itself, you never know the ramifications that can happen. >> lebron james addresses the controversy that followed the nba to china. now, he's the one facing big pushback. good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans. >> i'm dave briggs.
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he had a week and he came up with that. we start with breaking news overnight. stunning, new details from closed-door testimony in the impeachment inquiry. trump's adviser fiona hill, raising concerns about rudy giuliani's role in u.s. policy towards ukraine. multiple sources say, she tried to report wrongdoing including to the attorney for the national security council. hill testified that john bolton referred to rudy giuliani, as a, quote, hand grenade, who is going to blow everybody up. >> hill also told lawmakers bolten characterized a rogue operation by u.s. ambassador to the e.u., gordon sondland, and acting chief of staff, mick mulvaney as being like a, quote, drug deal. this went beyond the text messages where sondland said there's no quid pro quo on ukraine.

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