The National for Friday August 24, 2018 — Hurricane Lane, CPC Convention, B.C. Wildfires
on this Friday night tracking hurricane Lane the slow-moving heavy storm that’s been hitting Hawaii hard will show you the damage and The Frayed nerves caused by huge rains and flooding what Canadians caught and what’s usually a weather Paradise a shocking change for a place that’s almost never hit like this also tonight more troubling news for the u.s. president at the immunity deal for his inner circle keep coming this time it’s the top executive of the Trump organization bringing investigators closer to its core as the saying goes all of the money this is the national a storm like this is a very rare thing in Hawaii but this is what people woke up to on the big island today already seen almost a meter of Ray which is an incredible amount of water take a look this is Rainbow Falls near the town of Hilo a couple of days ago and this is what it looks like now people in some of the hardest-hit neighborhoods have already been pulled to get out before too late blame is causing intense flash flooding and landslides and conditions are expected to get worse as the night goes on this is a live shot of Honolulu which is 6 hours behind eastern time so there’s still daylight left and you can see how rough the water looks Lane now passing dangerously close and just to give you an idea of how enormous this storm really is this this is what land look like this morning as a category 3 hurricane it’s been getting weaker downgrading in strength but make no mistake it is still packing a punch some parts of Hawaii could see winds up to 140 km an hour Storm surges more than a meter above normal tide of course more torrential rain officials are telling people to shelter in place tonight and as I need a bath explain that includes thousands of tourists including Canadians in Hawaii it’s a waiting game for now and this is just the start up on supplies which is very generous of done and are bathtubs are filled with water the Smith family from Alberta goes to bed waiting each night for the storm to hit currently visiting the state flights back to Canada have been cancelled until at least tomorrow it’s mostly that you know the wind and the rain and the high volumes of this that time we we do want to avoid Western Air Canada flights yesterday bring back as many people as possible can you be at the airport in about 2 hours wrapping up the boxes of supplies they bought days before food little hot pot as the plane took off we pass through a layer of something don’t know if it was Heavy Rain or hail something on the outside of the aircraft not everyone is so lucky Outback in the meantime it’s watch and see Residence Inn Travelers a like hoping this is the worst of it I need a bath CBC News Vancouver he lives we reached out and he’s tonight’s witness hey guys this is Jonathan Corral from Hilo Hawaii just started raining again this is the Wailuku River currently standing on the singing group discover their what motivated me to take the Drone footage pretty much you know there was a lot of people down there at the time and I mean we are first driven with the lava that’s happened in the past lives in Hawaii I think it’s kind of been a rough for us so just just to get something out there and you know let the news agencies take it and share it maybe to just give us some exposure you know what is a beautiful place and like my dad hang has always said you don’t get lucky trees everywhere you can’t get Lush Paradise without little bit of wow it’s okay a lot of rain is what we’ve been sitting so meteorologist trying to wax after you eat you’ve been tracking the storm for us can you walk us through the next 24 hours two weekends but that’ll do little to lessen the impact of the rain on the island in fact as a storm gets torn apart it’s actually slowing it down so actually enhancing those rainfall totals colossal flooding not out of the question the mix of closest approach to the island over night into Saturday morning and there’s so much uncertainty in the truck a landfall still can’t be ruled out entering the next few hours what we will be watching the storm for well over a week and officials have been preparing the island the islands for a marathon event Hawaii is a place that knows natural disasters volcanoes earthquakes storms and their so isolated people are prepared to be no food or water for several days despite that this is an unprecedented storm we’ve only had a handful this strong come this close to the islands and as I said was such an unusual track it’s so hard to nail down that final forecast really could happen in the next 2 hours political party Texas to the conservative convention in Halifax where Unity is the magic word and it’s a special day for the people of Humboldt Lord Stanley’s cup tragedy but first another Donald Trump Confidant opens up to Federal investigators the latest in an eventful week for All the President’s Men to former members of Trumps Inner Circle crash and burn in federal court while two other close personal Associates take deals to save themselves just how the weekend folded Tuesday Paul manafort was convicted on eight counts all Financial crimes and within minutes Michael Cohen guilty to eight criminal charges of his own yesterday we learned that Trump’s longtime friend and business Ally National Enquirer publisher David Packer took an immunity deal to share what he knows and today we learned that Alan Weiss the Trump organization longtime Chief Financial Officer did the same bringing investigators right inside the president’s business is considered by many to be the ultimate Trump Insider preview to the innermost work Trump’s businesses if there are dodgy dealings he’d know about them now it’s not clear what weiselberg has agreed to in return for immunity but the deals making a lot of trump loyalist very nervous Keith Bogue joins us now Keith this is not a small thing we’ve heard that when it comes to Donald Trump’s business dealings a guy who knows where all the bodies are buried is his former lawyer and fixer Michael Conn the same Michael calling who was convicted this week of tax fraud bank fraud campaign Finance violation but the truth is that it’s really Allen weisselberg who knows more about the business than anyone in the world not actually named Trump replacing George this week Allen weisselberg back in his reality-tv days Trump would sometimes invite Allen weisselberg to his show The Apprentice to be a judge he’s never had much of a speaking part in the greater scheme of things pick it up in the Trump organization other than members of Trumps family he started out as an accountant to the company when it was owned by the president’s Father Fred Trump in the 1970s now he’s not only the Chief Financial Officer but one of meditation and the other is Donald Trump jr. putting conversation between Michael Cohen in the president as they discuss what is apparently a hush money payment to a woman who claims to have had an affair with Trump that’s what led in part two colons conviction this week about how to set the whole thing up immunity deal was reportedly triggered by his cooperation in the investigation but he could have much more than just that talk to me about the scope of the immunity from prosecution for all crimes he might have been involved with what we don’t know because we don’t know the details and in that case it would be a tremendous incentive for him to tell everything to answer questions he hasn’t even been asked but we do know is that giving immunity to weiselberg means that investigators are more interested in what he knows about other people then they are you putting him in jail but if not then who might they be really interested in again we don’t know but it wouldn’t make sense for investigators to get weiselberg immunity so they can go after smaller fish obvious bigger fish are the Trump family and the president himself of one of the US Prince most vocal critics 81 year-old Republican Senator John McCain he’s been battling an aggressive form of brain cancer for more than a year now and has been away from Washington since December one statement his family Road has surpassed expectations for his survival but the progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age render there verdict with his usual strength of will he is now chosen to discontinue medical treatment it went on thank McCain’s caregivers and his many supporters politics in this country have been dominated by Maxime Bernier Sutton break from the conservative party yesterday on the eve of its National Convention will today berni took his pitch the Power & politics of Ashley Capella’s if you want to win the next election if you want to win with real conservative ideas come and join us Malaysian didn’t vote address election people will fit up and they don’t they don’t vote so these people I’m telling to them and doing things differently conservative leader Andrew Scheer on the other hand is looking to take back the not like tonight in putting Bernier behind him but that’s maybe easier said than done and takes us to the convention floor where shears once again Rivals still looms large by the way it has gone that hurricane has left the building that would be hurricane Max in the conservatives are trying to blow him off as quickly as they can at something before work what happened happened and hoping for yes for conservative parties it’s a tough situation we wish mr. Bernier well however I think now is the time that we need to be unified as a party and to go forward you think he represents a threat to the Conservative Party of Canada but not everyone here is so quick to dismiss Maxime Bernier already at odds with the party over not being able to run in the next election for cabinet Minister Stephen Fletcher points to the leadership results as a signed Bernier support runs deep Maxine has a lot of credibility when he speaks about the issues that he raises because those are issues that affect Canadians and every case spoke too conservative faithful tonight bernier’s name didn’t come up once in a 55 minute long speech National conservative party ever address some of the topics Bernie has glommed onto like the city of Victoria’s decision to remove a statue of conservative prime minister Sir John A MacDonald she raised liberal Prime Minister Mackenzie King’s attitude towards Jewish refugees fleeing Nazi Germany work to take his face off the $50 bill but you can see how divisive this approaches how destructive this is identity holwell Bernier looks for a name for his new party and even says he could become Prime Minister next year as inspiration the man too conservative for the conservative sites former socialist Emanuel Mack home he decided to quit the party and forming his own party as now is a prisoner friends so everything is possible everything is possible which ideas I’m not popular ideas are popular conservatives are certainly hoping Bernier isn’t popular and that they can keep the focus on their ideas and turn the page on this fight Catherine Helen CBC News Halifax over most the trophy in Canada arrived in Humboldt Saskatchewan today hockey hero Chandler Stephenson plays for the Washington Capitals and swore to bring the Stanley Cup the humble if his team won the championship back in the spring today he made good Stevenson play Junior Hockey in Saskatchewan before joining the caps and alongside Caleb Dahlgren and Brayden Cameroon umm survive that terrible crash back in April of the Cup being there means a lot to folks and Humboldt our Olivia stefanovic has more on how the town is healing house team is rebuilding and how a coaches Widow is coping to meet NHL and see the sacred cup but Canadians everywhere can agree that this stop this summer is special I really believe that this is really really important to the youth in our community for the new roster old values instilled by for work Darcy Hogan remain he would take a less skilled player over a quality kid a community-minded with good attitude all that said he would take that any day over the most skilled player that didn’t have those attributes right Dorsey was one of 16 killed in April’s team bus crash with a semitrailer on the way to a playoff game people have said over and over what an incredible group of kids on that bus every single kid boss is an incredible human being because I was a culture that he designed and he expect it he and his wife Christina poured all their energy into the Broncos he did not say much he always believe that you did your coaching during practice and during once the game started let them play now Christina has decided to step back from her role as office manager with the team and watch the game from the stands it’s so different this start with and then just having their c not be a part of it when he ran it and I was running the office and doing that we were both very very involved the new players and coaches call Pat summitt’s go time has been painted on the walls of the Elgar Petersen Arena immortalized Olivia stefanovic CD to use Humboldt Saskatchewan the other stories for tracking live tonight starting with a coast guard operation underway in Canada’s North it’s the Floyd cruise to help a cruise ship that ran aground in Nunavut according to the Coast Guard it happened near the community of cougar all this operated by the company one ocean Expeditions and it has a capacity of 161 people that we don’t know exactly how many people are actually on board but the company says all passengers are safe and the ship itself is reportedly okay shape to ice breakers are on Roots the u.s. Mexican issues inside NASA are really complicated we welcome the fact that the US and Mexico are rolling up their sleeves and devoting a lot of time to resolving those issues that’s a good thing for the USA Mexico and it’s a good thing for Canada Table after the US in Mexico sort out their differences and that the US and Mexico are still committed to a three-way deal that includes Canada and still had on the National Check out what happens when one of the world’s most popular makers designs and electric car Chris Brown shows as kalashnikovs answer to Tesla why all blood could be Universal Type O Negative in a few years Nation Ding and staying behind to fight the fires Karen Paul’s goes inside the evacuation Zone in the sea it was big before but The Alkali Lake fire near Telegraph Creek in British Columbia is now a monster it’s with 3 smaller Wildfire swelling to more than 1100 square kilometers in the process that makes it one of the biggest fires in the entire Province but Northwest of their right smack in the middle of BC another Inferno rages at shovel thousands of people have flat but Summit defied evacuation orders risking their lives to protect their homes turn Paul’s is there he is one of the people who have stayed behind despite an evacuation order to help protect homes from the shovel Lake Fire open the river before heading back to the front lines Louis says their traditional territory is being ravaged By Flames can burn right now if it looks bad from the ground is even worse from the air crews are trying to save about a hundred and fifty homes on the North Shore of Fraser Lake you can see Flames is closed does 200m from the houses to deprive the fire of fuel people back in I think we’re winning more than we’re losing is here to see the damage he says more needs to be done to plan ahead and prevent fires and to protect communities when they happen make up 55% of the Canadian population at least 50% of all evacuees from disasters or Aboriginal peoples First Nations people so we were impacted in the in a lot greater way there many other people this is the second year in a row of devastating wildfires it’s y Noel Catlow stayed behind to fight it Eragon 2 secret cases firefighters return to camp for dinner it’s been a long day and we’ll be back at it again tomorrow turn Paul’s CBC News Nutley with 10 First Nation BC we are also keeping an eye on an American wildfire that has people in Canada on alert the fire in Montana’s Glacier National Park fast-growing and out of control and right across the border is Alberta’s Waterton Lakes National Park we just want people to be prepared have a bag ready with the essentials in case we do have to ask them to leave helicopters and fire crews today just in case the next on the Nationalist story of Two Sisters orphaned and separated by Revolution their emotional fight to be reunited in her special CDC short Talk Plus voice Robin Late Show host on roomster palatial playgrounds around the world from local landmarks is viewers inside the Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous will take a closer look at his legacy just ahead are short Doc tonight tells the story of two sisters and a bond that is unshakable zika and Arena have been separated for 4 years they were orphans during the Ukrainian Revolution Arena was adopted by family in Canada vika had to stay behind that a rural boarding school and now at 17 she’s about to strike out on her own their ultimate goal is to be reunited in Canada but before I can move navigate a difficult life in Ukraine to look at an extraordinary long distance relationship I can come now cereal so bad situations Teen Wolf watch the clip in the whole universe assessment 20 a mom with your sisters and brothers wish I can fly someone else Google home I was just looking life like for the first for the first second I was like she looks like me and the childhood that was kind of maybe that’s right to take them both but how can I afford it to financially how can I do it because already grown up finally feeling was so strong inside him always have to keep this feeling like family feeling you will have to always fight for your family whatever you left and then I told her if I don’t worry you going to be in touch we always going to be in touch just want to be your husband yeah but you just apply Navy Scalia Samuels time lyric video the best face who’s my sister she can rollerblade she has birthday parties like you know it can you match my skin could she have anything anything like that in the Ukraine my Shopkins stupid the boys dealer Dodge period there have been a couple of development since that documentary was completed in May there was this savika was granted a short-term visa to come to Canada when the film premiered at Toronto’s hotdogs and she was reunited with her little sister after sharing her story with the word vika says it’s like a weight has been lifted off your shoulders but I will say that were Union was temporary Mika has since gone back to Ukraine and is studying to be a hairdresser she dreams of coming back on a permanent basis to watch the full longer version of thika head on over to cbc.ca / short talk there you’ll also find more documentaries by emerging filmmakers from right across Canada and still ahead on the national people with o-negative blood know they’re in high demand from Canadian Blood Services I have O negative blood they call me when they have a shortage I come but new research means that guy might get a break how scientists are figuring out how to change blood cells coming out tonight on the national of police update in a dramatic abduction caught on video north of Toronto they say tips from the public helped them to locate the 28 year old woman she’s safe and in good health they say they also believe identified the suspect they say twenty-seven-year-old Jonathan McLennan should be considered armed and dangerous you still out their final preparations underway in Dublin today ahead of this visit by Pope Francis it’s the first papal visit to Ireland in nearly 40 years but reception this time around is expected to be cool not only has the churches influence in Ireland Wayne but there is anger over the vatican’s handling of sex abuse skin and one of the top US public health experts was in handcuffs today after being charged with sexual abuse Thomas frieden the former director of The Centers for Disease Control and prevention is Accused by end up grabbing her without permission he did not answer please today on his three charges forcible touching sex abuse and harassment let’s turn to an ever-present need across this country last week urgent call for blood donations especially from those who are Type O Negative since in an emergency there’s is compatible with all others will this week researchers NBC announced they could be one step closer to helping make all blood universe Christine Baranski explain just how they might do it otherwise will reject it you know what blood type you are considered universal blood it can be given to virtually any one so it’s often in short supply but Canadian scientists think they found a way to efficiently convert other blood types in 200 people are surprised cuz it sounds odd I think that we are changing the blood type of an individual which will be a lot more scary but we’re only changing the type of the blood that is being taken from that individual different blood types sugar stuck to the outside of their cells except oh so scientists have isolated specialized enzymes found in our gut bacteria and use them to eat the sugars off the surface of non O blood cells essential etran forming them into typo they tried this before with similar enzymes but those work too slowly making the process too expensive when we hear the side by sides already existing using using the two of them side-by-side we found that are at work 30 times faster the cells are starting to Clump on the left hand side so that the blood type A changes here are excited at the prospect of having more universal blood versus where we’re modern science is taking us and in transfusion medicine and blood product is actually we Now understand enough about these cells to be able to to make the blood what’s better for patients to get a better transfusion outcome eliminate the need for donated blood doctors and paramedics would no longer need to match with patients in emergency situations which would undoubtedly save lives trying to say they’re not there yet but I have O negative blood they call me when they have a shortage I come version could become a reality in as little as 5 Years Christine Burak CBC News Toronto from Canadian Blood Services it seems to have been quite successful Target was 20 mm donations by this Sunday ahead of the Labor Day weekend and they say Canadians have generously answered that call and there now just $1,500 away from reaching the goal I’m a national electric car designs by Kalashnikov Chris Brown will take us to the showroom floor and don’t forget the national today on the top stories highlighting the stories you may have missed today Mike Pence’s plan to put man on the moon again and stay there breaking down the US is planned for a moon base subscribe for a newsletter at CBC News very sleepy and very fast Tesla Roadster sports car is set to be capable of going from 0 to 100 in less than 2 seconds Elon musk’s dream that his company North American Road at the other end of the electric car specs is there a different Vision nowhere near as Sleek as the Tesla nowhere near as fast but with a rather menacing pedigree that’s because it’s made by the same company behind one of the world’s most notorious and ubiquitous weapons but Chris Brown explains the not just about guns anymore you’re looking at people taking a man pulling the trigger on AK-47 assault rifles Russia’s largest military we’re going to show you what’s actually that the biggest thing making news at this year’s show and it’s it’s not actually even a weapon it’s this this pale blue car is called the cv1 and it’s Russia’s first entry electric car race we don’t know much about it in terms of how much it’s going to cost they’re not saying only told it will go on one charge and go from 0 to 100 6 seconds what are the things that makes this car so interesting is who makes it and that is it’s the same people that make those assault rifles the legendary Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov now leaving over the years are not just guns anymore they also making equipment camping equipment people like the kind of retro Soviet design others and social media saying you got to stick to what you do best and that’s and that’s fake make guns also interesting some of the marketing on this thing that’s going to take down Tesla can beat Tesla’s electric car lots of hyperbole for now obviously they’re brand new at all of this don’t expect to be able to buy one of these in Canada anytime soon though on a long list of identities the Canadian government because of the very frosty relations with the Putin government Chris Brown CBC News in Moscow dedicated BBC Radio reporter keeps commentaries on despite getting tangled up in the story literally the big island and around before brushing on its way to a Walkman but first before TMZ Perez Hilton and Gawker there was Robin Leach the British gossip Guru died today in Las Vegas at the age of 76 but in the 1980s it was his show in that voice that crystallize the opulence a celebrity life the london-born leech began his career in newspapers and after moving to the US in the 60s join the fledgling CNN and the launch Entertainment Tonight Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous evolve from that every week for more than a decade bleach would give frenzy descriptions of Yachts mansions and private jets the more outrageous the better we got your run up the front drive and then we kicked the front door open and we say is a million-dollar the people he interview about poking fun at himself as he did for Bill Nye the Science Guy ended in 1995 but his sign-off phrase John is a cultural Touchstone when a hurricane hits most people take cover but journalists we try to get out there that’s certainly wood BBC North America correspondent James Cook that when he was covering hurricane Lane you know the saying if a tree falls in a forest and no one’s around to hear it does it make a sound what happens when that tree falls and a radio reporter is around just listen to her moment of the day the big island and around 12 hours time before brushing past Maui on its way to a Whopper I’m alright I’m fine so it seems like he was okay in the end and then boy let it never be said that journalism is not an exciting profession and now I’m going to be looking up at the studio lights in the girders above me hoping that it doesn’t all come crashing down and exciting here in the studio as well thanks for doingWelcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News
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