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Greece Voted to Keep Euro for Now; U.S. and Russia Argue over Syria; New Evidence in George Zimmerman Trial Released; Death of Rodney King; Defense of Jerry Sandusky Begin Their Testimony; Romney's Grassroot Bus Tour; Egypt Picks New President; Sunscreen Manufacturers Struggle to Make Changes; Webb Simpson Wins U.S. Open
Aired June 18, 2012 - 11:00 ET
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KYRA PHILLIPS, ANCHOR, "CNN NEWSROOM": It's 11:00 on the East Coast, 8:00 on the West. We are watching a number of stories for you this morning.
A new day of jury deliberations in the perjury trial of baseball great, Roger Clemens. He is accused to lying to Congress when he denied taking steroids or human growth hormone. We're following that for you.
Also, another jury weighing the fate of a Catholic church higher- up in Philadelphia. He's the first to go on trial for allegedly sheltering, shuffling and covering up pedophile priests. We're watching that for you this morning.
And of course, President Obama in Mexico talking about Europe with the president of Russia and other world leaders. The world is definitely watching the first G20 summit in Latin America.
We will begin this hour in Greece where the voters have spoken on parliament, on bailouts, on the euro and, once again, nothing has been settled, at least, not yet. The leader of the pro-euro, pro-bailout New Democracy party has two more days to form a coalition government without the help of the anti-bailout, anti-austerity party that came in second in yesterday's do-over elections.
Investors around the world are now relieved that Greece has not decided to scrap the euro, ditch the bailouts and roll the dice. But what exactly it has decided and what the future holds is anything but clear, unfortunately.
However, CNN's Christine Romans has been watching the eurozone from New York. Let's talk about the latest Greek elections and the impact on us right now, Christine.
CHRISTINE ROMANS, CNN BUSINESS CORRESPONDENT: I can't overstate the importance of Greece to the American economy. It comes at a time when it looks like U.S. economic growth is softening a little bit and, so, we're kind of fragile and vulnerable here, and Greece is the weakest link in Europe, and Europe is the biggest destination for our exports.
So if Greece continues to hurt and still has uncertainty and the very existential questions being asked about the euro continue, then you have a problem. You have Europe not buying as much stuff as it used to and that is actually American jobs. I can draw a direct line between what happens in Greece and Europe and American jobs, so that's a really important part here.
Also, what Greece avoided by this vote, it avoided something calamitous -- they've been calling it the "Grexit" or "drachmageddon," if you will, leaving the eurozone, not using the euro anymore and using the drachma -- if that were to happen, there would be been concerns that there would be big repercussion repercussions throughout Europe, again, our biggest trading partner.
You would credit freeze in Europe, you would see U.S. stocks potentially plunge, quite frankly, if you had that happen quickly and you would have the euro sink against the U.S. dollar.
So there are all of these ramifications that people were worried about late last week and it looks as though, for now, Europe and Greece have averted that.
But where does that leave us, Kyra? It means that Greek voters were standing on the edge of a cliff and they decided not to hold hands and jump off, but they are still standing on the edge of that cliff and they have an awful lot of work to do to continue to edge backward.
They have to form a government in three days. In ten days, they have to meet a bailout deadline. In the middle of July, their bailout funds run out, so they're still at a very, very critical moment here, Kyra.
PHILLIPS: So what can the U.S. do, besides sit back, panic a little bit, worry a little bit?
ROMANS: Don't panic. I would say, don't panic. Panicking is not good, but look, today, the stock market is down just 18 points. The Dow Jones Industrial Average had a good week last week, in part, because there were a lot of hopes that what happened this weekend would happen and it did.
But now, again, it's got to prove what's going to happen next. We're also watching Spain. We're watching Italy. This may be one of those times, Kyra, when we say, what kind of leadership can the U.S. provide and there's not much we can do.
The leadership's coming from the European Central Bank. It's coming from the European Union. It's coming from Germany. It's coming from France where they have had their own elections and Francois Hollande is a brand-new leader in France. It's really important what he decides and what kind of leadership he has in his country and within the eurozone, as well.
So we're watching a very important friend and ally who is hurting. Twelve members of the eurozone have been in or very close to recession. Wow. You know? We're watching our friends who are hurting and we're hoping it doesn't drag us down, too. PHILLIPS: All right. Christine, thanks so much.
And Greece is due to make still more budget cuts by the end of the month and it faces a pretty big bond payment, almost 4 billion euros in August.
While Greece is trying to sort things out, the leaders of the world's biggest economies are in Mexico right now for the G20 summit and CNN White House correspondent, Brianna Keilar, is live in beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico.
Brianna, while you're talking about sunshine and beautiful weather, Greece and the eurozone are also dominating discussions there.
BRIANNA KEILAR, CNN CONGRESSIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Yes, there is an economic storm cloud here, despite how beautiful it is, Kyra. I will tell you this is going to be the main issue.
The White House is downplaying that there will be any big solutions for the eurozone crisis coming out of this, but President Obama is coming here with a message, and that is, get it done. And that is his message for a handful, really four, members of the eurozone leaders who are here.
But they are key players, even though there's only four. Germany is here, Italy, Spain, France, and the president of the E.U. is here, as well, but really President Obama, Kyra, has his eye toward this E.U. summit which will be in Brussels at the end of the month. But he is looking for signals from these leaders that they're going to make some tough decisions and move towards a solution.
PHILLIPS: And the president, I'm seeing, in just about an hour, right, is scheduled to sit down with Russian president, Vladimir Putin. They're going to have a lot to talk about, in particular, weapons being shipped to Syria.
KEILAR: That's right. And I should have mentioned, as well, the president just scheduled a meeting with Angela Merkel, the leader of Germany, so he'll have that, as well, today.
But, yes, he is meeting with Vladimir Putin and, of all of the meetings he'll have here at the G20, this is the one you would want to be a fly on the wall for.
The big sticking point is going to be Syria. As you just mentioned, the U.S. and Russia very much on different pages here. The U.S. wants to see Bashar al-Assad go. Russia is suspicious of the U.S. and has financial as well as military interests in Syria.
And, Kyra, this is just not really a great time particularly with this personal relationship with Obama and Vladimir Putin. It's been kind of a "snub-o-rama," as I've been calling it, with Putin not going to the G8 summit at Camp David last month and then the president snubbing him and not going to the Asia-Pacific summit in September that will be hosted in Russia. PHILLIPS: All right, Brianna Keilar, there in Los Cabos for us. Brianna, thank you so much.
And, as Brianna mentioned, later this afternoon, President Obama will meet with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel. All of those meetings are taking place before the official opening of the G20 summit. Their first group session is scheduled to kick off around 5:00 p.m. Eastern time, so stay us with here on CNN for much more on the critical summit.
PHILLIPS: Just a quick note for those of you heading out the door. You can continue watching CNN from your mobile phone or, if you're heading out to work, you can also watch CNN, live from your desktop. Just go to CNN.com/TV.
All right, we're now hearing the revealing jailhouse phone calls between George Zimmerman and his wife, Shellie. Prosecutors say, while Zimmerman claimed they were poor, the couple was anything but.
The phone calls just released an hour ago actually detail Zimmerman's alleged scheme to hid and move huge sums of money from one account to another, money that was actually donated to Zimmerman through his website which was soliciting cash after being with second- degree murder for the death of Trayvon Martin.
Now, this all comes less than a week after Shellie Zimmerman was arrested and charged with perjury and about two weeks after George Zimmerman was ordered back to jail.
George Howell has been going through the phone calls since the special prosecutor actually released them. Now, the timing of these calls are key, right?
GEORGE HOWELL, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Yes. Because the bond hearing was on April 20th and these phone calls -- we're looking at six different conversations between April 16th and April 19th.
This is where prosecutors allege that George Zimmerman was talking to his wife, Shellie, about how to manage the money that they had and, again, he told the judge that he did not have money. That's how he got his bond.
But prosecutors found out that he had a lot of money, at least $135,000.
PHILLIPS: So that's how much money we're talking about -- $135,000.
HOWELL: Yes, a lot of money and that's money that, clearly, he could have used for bond, but you hear in these phone conversations how he was telling his wife what to use and what to hold.
PHILLIPS: Now, I see that prosecutors actually alleged that the Zimmerman, both of them, were talking in code? HOWELL: It's interesting. We have the transcripts and we're still going through the audio. We hope to turn that around for you very quickly. But let's take a look at some of this code. We have it in a transcript. Let's take a look at that.
Now, "If the bond is 50," George Zimmerman says, "pay the 15." If it's more than 15 just pay 10 percent to a bondsman."
Shellie says, "You don't want me to pay 100?"
Zimmerman says, "I don't know."
Shellie says, "All right. We'll just think about it."
Zimmerman says, "I will."
Shellie says, "That's what it's for."
You see this couple talking about 10 and 15, certainly not $10, not $15, the prosecutors says, but more than that. They're talking about these thousands of dollars that they had that could have been used for that bond.
PHILLIPS: Now, on the other hand, though, Zimmerman's defense attorney did disclose the donations five days after Zimmerman's bond hearing, right?
HOWELL: He did and keep in mind, Kyra, that's the money that Mark O'Mara knew that George Zimmerman had. This is money that he did not know about. This was money that was apparently raised through another website that George Zimmerman had set up.
O'Mara learned about that money after the bond hearing and he quickly disclosed it to the judge, and that's why we saw the prosecution moved to revoke his bond.
PHILLIPS: So he had access to this money, right? He was able to transfer it back and forth.
HOWELL: And, again, if you read into what prosecutors are saying here, that's what they were talking about. Shellie and George were talking about this money, these thousands of dollars that they had, well before the bond hearing, making a plan of what to pay and what to withhold.
PHILLIPS: Interesting. OK, George, we'll keep following it. Thank you so much.
And because of those phone calls, a judge actually revoked Zimmerman's $150,000 bond now. Zimmerman remains behind bars in the Seminole County jail and his wife, Shellie, is free on a $1,000 bond after her arrest on perjury charges.
PHILLIPS: It was just a few months ago that we were remembering the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots.
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RODNEY KING, LAPD BEATING VICTIM: A real hard blow to the temple. When he did that, I just went up like that, this way, with my hands up, that showed no threat.
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PHILLIPS: But now Rodney King, the man at the center of the riots who become a symbol for police brutality, is dead. King was found at the bottom of a swimming pool by his fiancee.
Police say there are no apparent signs of foul play, no obvious injuries to his body or any indications that he was intoxicated. But right now, authorities are expected to conduct an autopsy on King and toxicology tests, as well.
Let's get straight to Miguel Marquez who's been following the developments in Los Angeles. Miguel, what more can you tell us right now about the investigation?
MIGUEL MARQUEZ, CNN CORRESPONDENT: They're waiting for those toxicology reports. That usually takes a couple weeks for that to happen.
It sounds like he was up for much of the night, Saturday night into Sunday morning. Neighbors describe what they say was a very emotional conversation there about 3:00 a.m. Sunday morning.
His wife heard a splash, went to the pool, saw him at the bottom of the pool. She's not a good swimmer, called 911. When police got there, they dove into the pool, the deep end, pulled him out and he was pronounced dead about 6:11 on Sunday morning.
PHILLIPS: You said his wife. Is this his fiancee or wife?
MARQUEZ: Fiancee. I'm sorry. Pardon me. His fiancee.
PHILLIPS: That's all right. I just wanted to double-check. So at this point then, Miguel, is it just being called an accidental drowning until we know more from the autopsy?
MARQUEZ: They suspect an accidental drowning, but keep in mind that this is a man who did have a lot of personal demons. He used drugs and alcohol in the past. He admitted to being a recovering addict, but also admitted to still using alcohol.
Police are saying they did not see any sign of drugs or alcohol in the pool area, but because he appeared to be up all night, and because of his past history, a guy who had plenty of problems in his life, unfortunately, they will wait for those toxicology reports to come back before they can definitively declare what killed him.
Right now, they think it just may be an accidental drowning, Kyra.
PHILLIPS: What's interesting is his fiancee told authorities he is an avid swimmer. He loved to swim, right?
MARQUEZ: She did. This is a guy who was clearly comfortable in the pool, but very good swimmers drown often. But it's not very clear what lead to this.
PHILLIPS: Final question. Any reaction from the community? I saw that some of the local stations did talk to various neighbors. But have you been able to get any kind of additional information from the community, from people who knew him well?
MARQUEZ: Certainly people who knew him and the neighbors are all in shock. Some of them are even shocked that he lived in their neighborhood.
The one thing that stuck out to me is that the current chief of the LAPD issued a very kind statement, talking about how Rodney King changed the Los Angeles police department for the better and made sure that people understood that this was a guy who may have had demons in his life and dealt with personal issues, but what happened on that night in 1991 was not right and LAPD today is a much better place for it and certainly Rodney King changed so much around the country with law enforcement, race relations, and the way police agencies operate around the country, Kyra.
PHILLIPS: Miguel, you and I covered that market for years and we did see dramatic changes within the community, as you pointed out, race relation relations, the police department, drastic changes.
MARQUEZ: Yes, and not always easy to come by. Daryl Gates, the police chief, was forced to resign from this. There was a lot of hurt and a lot of heartache amongst a lot of LAPD officers for years after the Christopher Commission report came on.
The LAPD didn't want to, at times, did not like, especially rank- and-file officers, did not like what was being forced on them. Residents were very, very distrustful of the police for years after that, but slowly but surely, things have gotten better.
PHILLIPS: Yes, they have. Miguel Marquez, thank you so much. Appreciate it.
The L.A. riots resulted in more than 50 deaths and $1 billion in damage. On the third day of the rioting, you may remember Rodney King emerged with this message.
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KING: I just want to say, can we all get along?
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PHILLIPS: Words that will indelibly be a key part of Rodney King's legacy.
PHILLIPS: Any time now, jurors in the Jerry Sandusky trial will start hearing witnesses for the defense. As you know, the former Penn State assistant football coach is accused of molesting 10 boys over a period of 15 years.
His lawyers have indicated that Sandusky himself actually may take the stand to answer four days of graphic and grueling testimony from eight of his young accusers and a dozen other prosecution witnesses.
We'll keep you posted on everything that happens in the courtroom, of course. In the meantime, I want to bring in Paul Callan. He's a criminal defense attorney, a former prosecutor, and a CNN legal contributor.
Paul, this is what I would like to know. Just knowing you, your background, the way you question, would you ever put Jerry Sandusky on the witness stand?
PAUL CALLAN, CNN LEGAL ANALYST: Never in a million years would I put him on the witness stand because he has already admitted, publicly, in television interviews to such devastating things about showering with young boys and how he treats them and his relationships with them that you just know he will get torn apart on cross- examination. And you've got some very, very good prosecutors in this case.
PHILLIPS: And you can't forget that interview he did with Bob Costas. It was unbelievable, how the questioning went and his answers went, and how he wasn't real definitive right off the top about anything.
Yet, if he wants to take the stand, he can say to his lawyers, no, I want to talk. Right?
CALLAN: Yes, most people don't realize. They think lawyers control the whole case, but the law says if a defendant wants to take a stand even if his attorney says, no, it's a big mistake, don't do it, he has every right to take the stand.
And, Kyra, this sort of plays into this histrionic personality disorder defense that they came up with last week in that, if he has this personality, which is an attention seeking disorder, what better way to get attention than to get on the witness stand in the most highly profiled, publicized case in America.
So I think it doesn't matter what the attorneys say to him, this looks to me like a guy who wants to get on the witness stand and convince people he is innocent.
PHILLIPS: Witness after witness tells essentially the same story and Sandusky's lawyer actually said in his opening statement, quote, "A lot of people lied." Obviously, we don't know whether the jury is going to buy that or not, but it sounds like a pretty hard case to make.
CALLAN: It's been a very difficult case to make. I really expected lengthy cross-examination of the victims. McQueary, the redheaded assistant coach who was a key witness, a lot of lawyers would have kept him on the stand for a couple of days and, really, it was a relatively short cross-examination.
They haven't put much up on the board in their direct case. Now, they're going to say, the dates don't line up. Sandusky was some place else when he was supposed to be in the shower with one of the kids.
But believe it or not, one of the defense attorneys has already publicly had a press conference and said part of the defense is that Jerry Sandusky thought he had an obligation to teach under-privileged boys how to take showers.
So I don't know. If they're summing up on that, they will have some real problems, I think, convincing this jury.
PHILLIPS: Are you surprised this case even went to trial?
CALLAN: Yes and no. On the one hand, it's such a controversial case involving so many victims. The prosecutor would be unlikely to offer much of a deal.
He's facing numerous 20-year felonies for which he'll serve the rest of his life in prison, so really, the only option, I think, would have been to plead guilty to everything and throw himself on the mercy of the court and hope the judge might give a lighter sentence.
But at his age, he's looking at life in prison anyway. But the one thing I wonder about is he is putting his wife and his family and everybody through all of these horrible details we've heard for the last week, if, in fact, he is guilty of this. He's still presumed innocent and we have to see what the jury does.
But he maybe takes the stand and convinces all of us this is all a horrible mistake, but it certainly doesn't look like it's going in that way, Kyra.
PHILLIPS: The defense made one more attempt this morning to actually get the charges dismissed, right?
CALLAN: Yes, I saw that. I was reading their arguments. They did the best that they could with what they had.
PHILLIPS: Did they make a good argument?
CALLAN: They made some technical arguments, that ...
PHILLIPS: What did you think was interesting?
CALLAN: I thought there were two things that were interesting, actually. There was an imprecision by some of the victims as to when and where specific offenses took place.
Now, lawyers would say you have to prove it took place within the jurisdiction and within the statute of limitations, so that's an area that's a good area for them to develop.
But the second area I find as a lawyer to be really interesting. You remember there was testimony from two janitors, one janitor who now has Alzheimer's and can't remember anything said to the other, "Oh, my god. I just saw him." And he describes, graphically, Jerry Sandusky lifting some little boy up and sexually abusing him.
That was admitted into evidence, even though it's clearly hearsay under an exception to the hearsay rule called the "excited utterance" exception. Lawyers love to debate these exceptions to the hearsay rule.
So there was a big argument about whether this was an excited utterance. There's a rule that sometimes evidence is so reliable, if you say it right away after you see something that's really a highly emotional thing.
And the judge said, you know, this janitor saw something highly emotional and this is a legitimate excited utterance.
Now, that's a real big piece of evidence because the janitor had no lawsuit against Sandusky so he corroborates the victims without a monetary motive.
PHILLIPS: Paul Callan, thank you so much. And, Paul, we're going to depend on you quite a bit because cameras are not allowed in the Sandusky courtroom, but you're going to hear all the latest developments first, right here on CNN.
PHILLIPS: On the road with Mitt Romney. He is hitting Wisconsin and Iowa today. It's all about connecting with the voters in swing states. He toured Monterrey Mill (ph), a company in the cheese state that produces fabrics.
Our own Jim Acosta is following Romney. He is where the candidate just spoke.
That's about 40 miles south of Madison, right? Near the Illinois border.
JIM ACOSTA, CNN POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT: That's right, follow the bouncing bus.
I worked in the state, so I have probably been to most of those little towns. Tell us about the message today, who is out there with him.
ACOSTA: That is a big part of the day. This is about Mitt Romney getting back on message on this Monday after hitting the detour on the issue of immigration last Friday because of the president who brought about the policy change on the deportation of young illegal immigrants. Mitt Romney is back on the message about the economy. He came into the factory surrounded by big leading Republicans here in Wisconsin. He talked to the crowd here about how he feels. He says he's tired of the struggling economy. You mentioned who he will be with out on this bus tour. that is a huge part of what is happening earlier this morning. Paul Ryan was with him. That is someone talked about as a potential vice presidential running mate. This is his home turf. And someone said to Mitt Romney if you want to make this announcement today, go right ahead because we're on Paul Ryan's home turf. Mitt Romney did not do that but went on to predict he will win Wisconsin.
And, Kyra, I have to tell you, the other thing very interesting about what's happening today and throughout this bus tour is we have seen machinery line up the GOP establishment behind his campaign. Not only auditions some vice presidential candidates. We saw somebody like John Boehner, speaker of the House, out on the campaign trail with Mitt Romney in Ohio. He also had the governor Wisconsin here, Scott Walker, out here who just survived the recall. That's a sign he is not only pulling together the establishment, but the Tea Party wing that he will need solidly behind him if he wants to win in November and have all those Republicans behind him, going into the fall -- Kyra?
PHILLIPS: Jim Acosta. We'll keep following up with you.
Thanks so much.
The Romney bus will go to Dubuque and Davenport, Iowa. Meanwhile President Obama is in Mexico at the G-20 summit. So be sure to stay with CNN throughout the day for coverage of both.
So would a President Romney administration look like? Would Rick Santorum have a place at the table?
That's why Candy Crowley asked him on CNN's "State of the Union."
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CANDY CROWLEY, HOST, STATE OF THE UNION: Is there any position a Romney administration that you would like in attorney general. I know you have been asked the veep question, can you see yourself serving in a Romney administration?
RICK SANTORUM, (R), FORMER PENNSYLVANIA SENATOR & FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: I want to help him get elected. I will help and advise him, but my objective right now is to serve my family and provide for them. I have two kids in college --
PHILLIPS: Is that a flat no?
SANTORUM: Yes, that's a flat no.
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PHILLIPS: You got it, a flat no. But we all know that politics is a moving target, and all of that could change if Romney wins in November.
Let's talk about the wind and the weather battle wild fires in five western states. The biggest one is in New Mexico, 296,000 acres, that's nearly 250 homes destroyed. And in Colorado more evacuations as the High Park Fire is less than half contained. Fires also burning in San Diego County, and Nevada.
Now let's look at Larimer County, Colorado. It's pretty frightening similar to the others. High winds, low humidity, hot temps. The National Weather Services rates the fire risk is now at high.
Chad Myers, what do you think? Any relieve in sight?
CHAD MYERS, AMS METEOROLOGIST: No.
MYERS: The best way to put out a fire is water, getting firefighters out there, water lines, drop lines. The worst way to put out a fire is the wind will gust 60 miles per hour, just ripping out there. Temperatures 95 to 100 degrees. The winds die off at night, you get a little containment at night and then the winds pick up in the afternoon. It drives firefighters stop because when the wind stops smoke gets everywhere and you can't put any kind of containment with air support. Fires burned now 58,000 acre there is, and there's more than one fire because it jumped hot spots. It looks like a bunch of different fires going all directions. Wind gusts 50 to 60 miles per hour all day there. It isn't going to be a whole lot better but finally cooler weather, but the chance of rain is zero. Sometimes when it tries to rain that's worse because there's lightning, but not enough rain to put out the new fire that the lightning made.
PHILLIPS: That High Park, Colorado, fire has now burned 58,000 acres. As we mentioned. There will be a live press conference, it's going on right now, regarding the Colorado wildfires. We'll continue to monitor that for you and bring you the latest news.
An outrageous story in San Antonio, Texas. A kindergarten teacher lined up the kids in the class and told him to hit each other. She even yelled "hit them harder." All of kids were about 6 years old. It was supposed to be a lesson on bullying. That was the suspected bully's mom. She said she never got any complaints, and the teacher is out of a job. Prosecutors are considering criminal charges.
PHILLIPS: Wrapped up a historic presidential election in Egypt. One candidate declaring victory, the other way saying, wait a minute. It may not matter because the military changed the rules.
Ben Wedeman is here.
Ben, the military has been running the country since President Mubarak was forced out. Many people was not ready to give up power. That looks like what has happened.
BEN WEDEMAN, CNN SENIOR CORRESPONDENT: Yes, it looks like the military created an interesting new fourth pillar. You now have the legislature which they took over, the executive, which the Muslim Brotherhood seems to have taken over, and now you have the military establishment itself according to the declaration. There is no oversight over the military. They deal with their own affairs, and no one, not even the president of the country according to this constitutional deck collar ration, has any right to question what the military does, and the military itself has oversight over the presidency. The president, for instance, cannot order the deployment of troop within Egypt except with the approval of the supreme council of armed forces. The president cannot declare war except with the approval of the supreme council of armed forces. This may have been the design all along. Egypt may well have a president from the Muslim Brotherhood, but he is a president with very few powers.
PHILLIPS: That's any next question, what kind of powers then will the new president that? And what does this say about the future of this country?
WEDEMAN: Well, at this point, the president has the power, for instance, to dissolve parliament, to appoint ministers, but the revolutionaries including the Muslim Brotherhood have gotten themselves into an interesting situation. They add the old powers, but they turned around and created through this gaffe, a very weakened president. So it's a very bizarre situation, and even though the brotherhood members were celebrating in the square overnight and into the morning, some people say there's very little for them to celebrate even though they have won the presidency. Not officially. The official results are not issued until Thursday, but all indications are they have won around 52 percent of the vote compared to 48 percent for his opponent.
PHILLIPS: Thank you so much.
The final results of the election may not be known until Thursday. Both sides are calling for investigations into voting irregularities. They're accused of bribing some of the 20 million Egyptians that went to the polls over the weekend.
PHILLIPS: Just in time for the start of Florida, the fed was supposed to lay down the law on sunscreen labels. New rules won't be taking effect after all. Not until the summer of 2012 is a dim memory.
We have Elizabeth Cohen here to shed a little light.
ELIZABETH COHEN, CNN SENIOR MEDICAL CORRESPONDENT: The sunscreen industry was told a year ago you have a year to make this happen, and they're saying we can't. They are saying, oh, no, we can't get it done, because the changes required to the label are expensive and involves repackaging and resizing and we can't do it. But I will tell you, Kyra, some members of Congress and advocates are saying, come on, you had years and you knew it was coming from years ago and why couldn't you have gotten yourself together.
PHILLIPS: And what changes are eventually coming?
COHEN: And you know, these are actually really interesting and I must say as a mom who buys a lot of sunscreen for four very pale bodies --
PHILLIPS: Me, too.
COHEN: And that it will shed some light as you said. Take a look. If it wants to be called broad spectrum, if that is something that the product wants to claim, it has to cover both UVA and UVB, because right now, you can say that and not cover both of those.
PHILLIPS: Did you say broad spectrum on the bottles or on the --
COHEN: Well, sometimes a sunscreen will say we are a broad spectrum.
PHILLIPS: Interesting. I never noticed that.
COHEN: Now they are saying if you claim that, you have to protect against the UVA and the UVB rays both of which can affect your skin. The second thing it has to do is to is that there has to be a warning on the label if it is under 15, because right now you can sell it under 15 and call it sunscreen and they are saying to put a warning, because it is not high enough. Also, they have banned the use of sun block, waterproof or sweat proof, because let's face it, you can never block the sun 100 percent, and really, what can be sweat or waterproof? I mean, it is -- those never made sense to me, and you can put the stuff on and spend time in the water and it is still all there.
PHILLIPS: How often do you reapply?
COHEN: You are supposed to reapply certainly when you get out of the water, but when you see waterproof, you think, I can go in and out of the water, but that not the case and that is why they want to see the change in there.
PHILLIPS: So, why the delay?
COHEN: They say that the delay is because it is so much work to get these, this packaging changed. You know how drugs have something called a drug facts and it has a label on the ingredients on the back.
COHEN: They will have to do that even on things like a lip balm that has a sunscreen, and they say it is a lot of text to get into relatively small packages and it is going to be difficult to do. Again, people have challenged that, and, you know, who knows what will result.
PHILLIPS: And so until December?
COHEN: Until December when these labels changed, you can be an empowered sunscreen purchaser and keep all of the things in mind, that you want a product that is UVA and UVB that protects against both of the rays. Don't buy one that is one or the other, and it does not make sense. Protect against everything. Look for SPF of 30 or higher. And 30 is perfectly fine, but you don't want below 30, and also, do not spray children. They have the spray.
PHILLIPS: I saw that there is a spray and then it says rub it in. Then what is the point, get the lotion.
COHEN: They can breathe in the particles and you are better off using a lotion.
PHILLIPS: Good point. Or just dress them from head to toe in a big hat and long sleeves.
COHEN: Yes on the beach, what fun.
PHILLIPS: And they will look like dorks, but that is whole other story.
Thank you, Elizabeth Cohen.
Don't be just enlightened consumer, but an empowered patient, and check out Elizabeth's blog or, of course, buy her book.
PHILLIPS: Well, golf has a new major champ making people forget about tiger woods and his flirting with the winning of the U.S. Open. We now have Webb Simpson who pulled ahead late in San Francisco and of course kissed the trophy and he watched from the clubhouse as the other contenders couldn't measure up. It is the first major championship for the 26-year-old from North Carolina and he talked to Shane Donahue about the pressure of being at the top of the leaderboard in just the second U.S. Open.
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WEBB SIMPSON, WINNER, U.S. OPEN: It was nerve-racking and I could not feel my hands or legs, and the legs felt like 200 pounds each. The California crowds were great, but this week, they were especially great. I looked at my caddie on 14 and I asked him, are the crowds louder today, because it seems like we were hearing roars every few minutes, and it is so much fun to have played in an atmosphere like that and the 18 hole, and coming up to the clubhouse is the coolest finish I can imagine in golf. I expected it would not come this quickly winning three times in a short amount of time. I never put limits on what can happen with the game. You can get on runs out here and you seem to be just, the wins or the good play comes in bunches, so I want to take advantage of that, and one thing I always pride myself in is remembering how I got here and remembering what makes me tick as a golfer.
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PHILLIPS: Well, something else that might make him tick is how about being the underdog. His best finish this year before conquering the U.S. Open was a fourth-place finish more than a month ago. And his last two tournaments before the Open, well, he missed the cut both times.
Writer and broadcaster, Hayward Hail Broom, said that sports don't build character, but reveal it. Two brothers are putting that to the test as they compete for U.S. Olympic trampoline team. Only one will make it.
Here is Carol Costello.
CAROL COSTELLO, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Steven and Jeffrey Gluckstein need to jump 30 feet in the air to qualify for the Olympic Games, but that is nothing compared to the greatest challenge, beating each other.
TATIANA KOVALEVA, TRAMPOLINE COACH: Sometimes they fight, you know, during the training, so it is tough, because you have to separate them a little. But sometimes when they have rough days, they actually support each other a lot, which makes it easier.
How about pike, back pike.
COSTELLO: World champion Tatiana Kovaleva trains them both, but Steven knows that Jeffrey is the one to beat.
STEVEN GLUCKSTEIN, OLYMPIC HOPEFUL: The biggest thing of competing against my brother is the natural born talent and he lands so perfectly in the trampoline if everything goes his way and perfect, he could be the best in the world.
COSTELLO: And yet 19-year-old Jeffrey still looks up to 21-year- old Steven.
JEFFREY GLUCKSTEIN, OLYMPIC HOPEFUL: He has a very good work ethic. He comes into the gym and he trains his hardest and always puts his heart into it.
COSTELLO: When Loretta Gluckstein encouraged her little boys to jump on the trampoline, she never thought it would be an Olympic sport and sibling rivalry.
LORETTA GLUCKSTEIN, MOTHER OF OLYMPIC HOPEFULS: They are so close. You know, that I have been doing this together every -- I mean, literally together everyday for the past, I would say, 12 years.
Steven has only lost to Jeffrey once, but it was big. He lost the national title to his baby brother last year.
JEFFREY GLUCKSTEIN: It's a mutual feeling when you beat one of your relatives, but it is also a good feeling inside.
COSTELLO: Steven became determined to beat him even as Jeffrey was more friend than foe.
STEVEN GLUCKSTEIN: We spot for each other with a safety mat on the side of the trampoline. I watch his good trainings and he watches mine as well. So trampoline is a sport where you have to focus on yourself and your personal best and you are not worried about somebody else.
COSTELLO: Even if that somebody else is literally your better half.
Carol Costello, CNN, Atlanta.
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