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"The sun to rise in Boston at six thirty good Saturday morning, December eighth and Tina gown WBZ news. Thank you for joining us. Here's what's happening. So-called yellow vest. Protesters are facing off with police as they marched down the Sean Zeh in central Paris today to demonstrate against the government. I'm Elaine Cobb that the octa towns in Paris where there's a standoff on one of the avenues between yellow vest. Protesters and riot police the protesters are trying to get up to the ark or onto the shells as a but the police are stopping them. So far, it's been peaceful. There have been some tear gas canisters sent out the crowd, but the few hundred yellow vest. Protesters have pretty much been just shouting and yelling and demanding to be allowed through for the moment. Though. The police are holding firm about ninety thousand security forces are currently deployed all across France as these anti-government protests carry on hundreds of protesters have been arrested in Paris alone. The yellow vest movement began as a backlash your rise in fuel taxes, but has since spiraled. The other issues regarding the government Anna cost of living in France. A jury in Charlottesville Virginia finds the man accused of his vehicle into a crowd of counter protesters during a white nationalist rally last year, guilty on all counts. Twenty one year old James feel junior was convicted of first degree murder for killing Heather higher among other charges. He was also convicted of aggravated militias wounding and hit and run CBS. News producer Cassandra Gulf. Here wasn't a courtroom. It was about seven hours for this story debris verdict. They started this morning just after nine thirty. They took a couple of small breaks this afternoon, including one fresh air breaks that was allowed by the judge and they returned with two just after five pm big knowing that they came back with a verdict. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for Monday. And he faces the possibility of life in prison James field junior. Could also get the death penalty in federal court trial on hate crime charges legal papers are released in New York. And Washington lane one way or another to the Russia election meddling investigation. I'm Tom Foty. After a Friday full of tweets from President Trump continuing to attack the Russia investigation legal papers released in New York show, his one time lawyer Michael Cohen in touch with a Russian who offered what he called political synergy with the Trump election campaign, including our discussion of an unrealized meeting between candidate Trump and Russia and President Putin. Prosecutors in New York also State Mr Trump directed Cohen to make illegal campaign payments. Tom Foty, CBS news, Washington. Prosecutors are now recommending Michael Cohen receive a substantial prison sentence. Prosecutors say Cohen did cooperate with law enforcement but calls those efforts incomplete Cowan will be sentenced next Wednesday December twelfth meanwhile, the White House is dismissing these new developments in the ongoing Russia investigation says the updates were not value and not related to President Trump. In fact, President Trump posted on Twitter, quote, totally clears the president. Thank you. When it comes to Michael Cohen's case press secretary, Sarah Sanders says it is not say anything that isn't all ready known. And that Mr. Colin, quote is no hero. Coming up a group of scientists are trying to make fuel from sawdust. More details in about five minutes here. WBZ radio. Right now. Traffic and weather."