September 21st, 2010
07:31 AM ET

Tuesday's live video events

8:00 am ET - Porteous impeachment trial -  The impeachment trial of U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Porteous continues on Capitol Hill.

9:00 am ET - U.N. General Assembly - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is among those scheduled to speak during the morning session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.


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September 21st, 2010
07:28 AM ET

Vets CFO on Obama: 'I am exhausted of defending you'

President Obama was hearing an earful from voters at a town hall meeting in the nation’s capitol yesterday.

Anger and disappointment was voiced by many in attendance, including Velma Hart, Chief Financial Officer for “American Vets” and Ted Brassfield, a law school grad. Hart and Brassfield spoke with CNN's Kiran Chetry on "American Morning's" about their feelings on Obama and clarified some of their statements from the town hall.

Kiran Chetry: Velma, when you said you were getting tired of defending the president, it's exhausting. Have you lost faith in the president? Or do you think it's simply the circumstances we're in that he doesn't necessarily have control of.

Velma Hart: It is absolutely the latter. But I don't know that he doesn't have control of it. I still have great faith in this president. I think that he is an amazing leader. I think he is inspirational.


September 21st, 2010
06:00 AM ET

World update: A rare glimpse inside a Somali hospital

An update from the TV newsdesk in London on the stories we're following on Tuesday:

Somalia clinic - A hospital set up by and for African Union troops has quickly become the only source of free medical care for the embattled and ravaged citizens of Mogadishu.  Jane Ferguson is filing a report.

Cricket row - The head of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has allegedly threatened legal action against Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt over comments that he made in the last few days accusing England players of having being paid to throw a match.

Paris art heist - The trial of three men allegedly involved in stealing paintings from Pablo Picasso's great-granddaughter is to begin in Paris Tuesday.

Al-Megrahi visit - British media is reporting that Dr Jim Swire, whose daughter died in the Lockerbie bombing, met with convicted Lockerbie bomber Al-Megrahi in Libya last week. Apparently he’s physically weak but sound of mind, according to Swire.

Paris terror threat - France’s Interior Ministry has confirmed that present terror levels have been reinforced in the wake of terror alerts following France’s banning of the burqa.

Bond Street luxury – “Main Streets Across The World” global retail report from Cushman & Wakefield finds that London's New Bond Street has overtaken Paris's Avenue des Champs-Elysées as Europe’s most expensive retail location, but New York's Fifth Avenue remains the world's most expensive shopping street.  Jim Boulden reports.  He also speaks to the CEO of Burberry at London Fashion Week and gets her views on the state of the luxury goods industry.

Greece truckers - Greece’s truckers extend their protests ahead of draft bill that will be submitted to the country’s parliament and which proposes opening up the sector.

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