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personally, i was involved in this case from the very beginning. and personally, believe that kevin cooper should die. the investigation into a deadly bombing is widening. plus a slow start to the raiding week in asia. stocks are largely in negative territory right now. and miley cyrus goes for shock value. and welcome to our viewers in the united states and all around the world. i'm rosemary church. >> and i'm errol barnett. thanks for kicking off your week with us. this is "cnn newsroom." we begin this hour with a
developing story out of thailand. reuters is reporting that thai police have issued warrants for two more people connected with the deadly bangkok bombing. >> the police are looking for a foreign suspect and a thai woman. police found bomb-making materials in the apartment of another suspect. he was arrested on saturday. the bombing two weeks ago killed 20 people and injured many more. >> we want to address the growing migrant crisis in europe. hungarian police have arrested a fifth person in connection with the deaths of migrants found dead in a truck last week. the latest was taken into custody saturday. >> four others have been arrested in the case. authorities suspect a smuggling ring. hundreds of migrants
desperate to reach western europe are trapped in limbo in a train station there. >> as arwa damon explains they are blocked by hungarian authorities. >> reporter: we have been here the last few days and people just can't take it any more. they are all running out of money and on a number of occasions we have seen some parents completely break down because mothers say they can't afford to properly feed their babies, their children. and at this stage there is no solution. there is no viable end in sight to their existence like. this each person here has a story of misery. most refugees from the wars ravaging severe yeah and iraq left to languish in the heart of europe. some try to wash off the filth
and grime as best they can to regain some dignity. they exist in limbo waiting away the hours, hoping their road ahead to western europe will open. this 19-year-old asks we not disclose her identity. she doesn't want her parents to see her like this. she has a nursing degree, two small children. but iraq is not a country that she can call home any more. her husband worked at the family's hair salon but tragedy struck way too often. >> what made them decide that they couldn't go back to iraq was another attack on the hair salon. and his uncle who taught him everything he knew was killed. and his younger brother was wounded. >> reporter: they tried to board a train here, bought the tickets but then were told no, not without a visa. cars with drivers willing to bend the rules can get them through at 500 euros price per
person. they are vulnerable to criminal gangs and all have heard of the fate of the 71 who perished in the cooler truck on the highway. she doesn't want to appear on camera, wiping away her tears as she tells us of her 4 and 6-year-old in damascus. she, 27 and with a law degree is making the journey in the hopes her family can join her without having to go through this. people are saying the syrians smell, the way we're being streeted without a place to shower, turned us into this, she says. at the camp near the border, she says treatment was inhumane. they throw the water at us and you is to scramble for it like an animal. she escaped under the barbed wire but went back unable to keep going alone. even in budapest she says,
everyone time she wants to buy something, the response is this. >> no, no, no. go. >> reporter: germany says it will take hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers. so no one can comprehend why hundr hungary won't let them go. they are pleading with germany to do something, begging the united nations, the european union, anyone willing to listen to somehow find a solution. they do not want to report to the hungarian camp. they do not want to be trapped here and increasingly more and more of them are going to begin turning to the smugglers and criminal gangs who do not have their best interests at heart. they know it is a great risk to go that route but they're saying the longer they are forced to stay like this they will have no choice but to put the lives of their children in the hands of those who can even just promise
to get them across. in france, the country's prime minister, interior minister and eu commissioner will visit the port city of call lay and the euro tunnel in the coming hours. the city has seen a spike in the number of migrants trying to access the tunnel to get to the uk. >> several migrants have died in their attempt. thousands more are camped out in the port. france's morforeign minister is criticizing the scandalous refugee policies. >> translator: with regard to those who are chased out of their countries we have to be able to welcome them. it's a plea for asylum. france, germany and others have but when i see certain european countries that do not accept these groups i found that scandalous. >> eu ministers will meet on september 14th to try to find a
solution to this widening migrant crisis. and the pope is asking for prayers for migrants and refugees during an address in st. peter's square sunday, pope francis called for greater cooperation in helping the plight of migrants traveling across europe. >> tragedies like the death of 71 migrants in austria offend the entire human family. a saudi-led air strike on a water bottling factory killed 34 people and left dozens injured. a spokesman said that houthi rebels were using the factory to build explosive devices and provide weapons training to african migrants. >> the saudis went to restore the yemeni government. the trading week got off to
a rough start despite the upturn at the end of the week, the arrows are mostly pointing down. the exchanges in sydney and tokyo wrapped up a few minutes ago. look at the numbers there. we can see that australia lost 1 1/3%. more than 2% down for the shanghai composite. been a lot of trouble and volatility in china. a lot of people saying it's more of a correction. japan's nikkei lost 1.28% and slightly up there in hong kong. for the latest on all of this, let's bring in cnn's steven jang. we have seen a second week kick off with losses in hashanghai. all this with china trying to steady things. is this indeed a simple correction, perhaps? >> reporter: errol, many would
say yes because many have said this market, shanghai's stock market compared to a year ago is still up despite the real economy has been slowing down for some time. you probably have read some of the bleak economic data from manufacturing numbers to export numbers to energy consumption level. these are all very dropping considerably. so before the june 12th crash, that bull run in the shanghai stock market had not been reflective of the real economy. despite the plummeting numbers we have seen in the early part of last week and today many said the correction is ongoing and not completed yet. that's why you will continue to see flux waiting numbers in the coming days or even weeks. >> and two of the acts that china took last week is they lowered the amount of required reserve that banks had to hold on to that freed up cash for the markets and they cut interest
rates. but tell us about the arrests over the weekend. the executives and local journalist among the people taken in. what exactly happened? >> reporter: that's right, more like detention. they have taken in executives from one of the country's biggest brokerage houses, officials from the securities and regulatory commission and a financial journalist who supposedly has written a fake report about the government's plans to halt intervention into the market. this is really just a part of the series of measures this government is taking trying to stabilize the stock market and prop up the prices. but that kind of heavy-hand tactics and wrong-headed haven't been sitting well with investors. they say this is not a way to do things. these are knee-jerk reactions going to the old ways instead of keeping the market-oriented
reforms conducive to the growth of the economy and the stock market in the long run. >> it's parent to watch what happens in china. last week, we saw that when the markets dipped in china there was a knock-on effect in europe and the u.s. how would you characterize china's policy at this time. that hesitant intervention last week led some to view china as unsure when it comes to how to steady things there. >> reporter: that's right. before the stock market crash a lot of people had credit the government here because of the political structure here being very capable of adjusting or launching new economic policies at times of crisis. they don't have to go through congress or parliament, for example. but there are recent moves have given people a second thought about their capability or their knowledge of the economy. but the current government has been saying for a while that
they're trying to transform this economy from a domestic -- from a government investment driven and export driven model to a more domestic consumption driven model and that is going to take time. that's why there is another more optimist school of thought saying this transformation is ongoing but it's going to be gradual. that's what it is going to take time for the growth in the service industry instead of the manufacturing industry to be reflected in economic data. depending who you talk to, many people think the overall economic picture here may not be as bleak as some have painted. >> and as you say that, it was just a few hours ago, the shanghai composite down 3 1/2% at the moment about 2%. a few more hours to go in trading. maybe it will end flat and balanced out. steven jiang thanks very much from beijing. for the first time ever,
three major hurricanes are churning simultaneously in the pacific ocean and two are getting uncomfortably close to the hawaiian island. pedram javaheri joins us with more on this. two hurricanes. what is the impact right now? >> it's just rainfall right now and off shore away from land masses. but the hawaiian islands the first in line for what could be a disastrous scenario when it comes to rainfall in recent weeks. but an incredible image courtesy of scott kelly on the space station. there is the money and one of the three hurricanes in place. we have seen multiple hurricanes before but not all three have been a category 3 or greater strength which is what we have. two of them lined up right to the east of the hawaiian islands. something worth noting.
and the impressive sight when you consider what is going on here. we will track the forecast for the islands. the hawaiian islands have debt with tremendous flooding from a lot of cyclones in the vicinity. but ignacio, category 3. it will quickly weaken and brush by the northern side of the island. a lot of rainfall scattered about. it typically enhances the thunderstorm antivictivity in t region. the average rainfall is half an inch. they picked up 7 inches. that is 1400% of normal. we had the area where the sewage system flooded and the beaches were flooded. and the officials are removing everything they can from the waterways to make sure that not just this storm but jimena is
also lined up a category 4. at this point it stays away from the islands but we have a week before it comes closer to the region. i don't see a direct impact for the islands but a lot of rainfall on a historic wet month so far in the month of august, guys. >> thanks for keeping an eye on that and head's up for everyone in that region. thanks. wes craven, who defined the horr horror film genre has died at his home. >> actors who have worked with craven have taken to social media to express their sadness at his death. oliver sacks has also died. he had a nine-year battle with cancer. the british-born doctor wrote about his fight earlier this
year in the "wall street journal." >> sacks was the inspiration for the film "awakenings." oliver sacks was 82 years old. still to come on "cnn newsroom," some voters in a key state are quote, mad as hell. plus a look at some of miley cyruss jaw-dropping outfits at the mtv video music awards. stay with us.
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the u.s. presidential race is still more than a year away but we are seeing significant changes in the opinions of voters in a battle ground state of iowa. >> iowa is essential to any candidate's run for the white house. it's the first state to vote in the party nomination process. >> the new survey of voters in
the key state of iowa is revealing democratic and republican voters are turning from the establishment. the bloomberg politics poll showing front runner hillary clinton lost a third of her support since may but still leads, 37% of likely caucus goers support her. bernie sanders is receiving 30% and vice president joe biden is getting 14%. appearing on cnn's "state of the union" sanders credits pushing for the wealthy to pay more and college affordability for the rise in his support and highlighting his policy differences with clinton. >> when you have so if banks with so much power you have to reestablish glass-steagall and break them up. i believe our trade policies, nafta, kafta are a disaster. i'm leading the effort against
the transpacific partnership. that is not clinton's position. >> reporter: clinton still does have a commanding lead nationally. on to the republicans now, donald trump is a front runner in iowa as well as nationally. 23% of likely republican caucus goers supporting her. but dr. ben carson is also on the rise. he is in second place with 18%, with no other candidate getting double digits. the poll shows trump has been able to dramatically reverse impressions of him. 61% of those interviewed have a positive view of him. one key factor impacting the republican contest in iowa what the des moines register calls the "mad as hell" contingent. the u.s./mexico border has
dominated republican talking points in the 2016 race but one candidate says the country's border with canada should also be discussed. scott walker says building a wall to separate the countries is a legitimate idea. this comes as walker has taken heat for favoring donald trump's idea of repealing u.s. birthright citizenship. he later backed off that stance. now for something completely different. mtv promised an unforgettable night of music and moments. and this year did not disappoint. miley cyrus was the host for the evening and donned an assortment of colorful and rather revealing and shocking outfits and nicki minaj confronted the pop star for comments she made in the press. >> and now -- back to business -- they had a lot to
say about me in the press. miley, what's good? >> hey, we're all in this industry and do interview and how they manipulate [ muted ]. nicki, just because the vmas have started don't mean that the voting is done. >> kanye west was honored with this year's video vanguard award and made a surprising announcement before dropping the mic. >> and, yes. as you probably could have guessed by this moment, i have decided in 2020, to run for president. kim sarafim joins me to talk about the mtv music awards. let's start with kanye west
accepting his lifetime achievement award from taylor swift. >> you knew with miley hosting and kanye getting the video vanguard award that something was going to happen. he did not disappoint. his speech went on and on and on and we had a nice intro from staler swift to call back the moment we remember when kanye interrupted her accepting her award. she talked about his album being the first he ever bought and he went on from his daughter -- he doesn't like mtv. he called out award shows. and he was saying things about mtv and talked about his daughter. it was bizarre but we know he is running for president in 2020. get your campaign stickers and buttons ready. >> in case anyone missed it. miley cyrus hosted the awards in multiple jaw-dropping outfits
and shocked everyone. among one of those shocking moments was that run in she had with nicki minaj. what was that all about? >> interesting. and she did wear clothes. so that was a positive. nobody knew what she was going to wear. and she's had moments on the mtv vmas. so she made a lot of comments saying that mtv was giving her free rein. they didn't want her to perform again. she had made comments about nicki minaj who made comments for not being nominated for video of the year. in this article she called out nicki minaj. so nicki threw it back to miley. and miley was stunned but she said you know, they take things out of context and went on with her hosting. but it seemed like an interesting confrontation that
there was bad blood between them. >> it played out in social media. i'm sure we'll hear more on. that. >> and many said that justin bieber killed it. after a number of years in the vmas. >> justin bieber hasn't performed live in a long time. he was performing his new single. it just dropped. you saw that they were leading up to the single dropping and he got up there and he looks like he is trying to be a changed guy. and everyone wanted to see a different justin bieber, back to focusing on his music and career. and this was a fantastic start for that. >> he seems to be looking for some sort of purpose, wouldn't you say? be interesting. we'll be watching that closely. kim sarafim always a pleasure. malaysia's prime minister refuses to resign despite
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20 people and injured many more. >> stock markets in the asia pacific region are struggling to start the new trading week. trading has ended for the day in tokyo and sydney. we will show you that sydney is down more than 1%. and tokyo down 1.3%. hong kong is relatively flat. and look at the shanghai composite pulled back from 3.5% and now at 1.7%. the french prime minister, interior prime minister will visit call lay and the euro tunnel in the coming hours. the city has seen a spike in the number of migrants trying to access the tunnel trying to get to the united kingdom. and ministers will meet on september 14th to find a solution. the visionary between "nightmare on elm street" has passed away. wes craven lost his battle with
brain cancer on sunday. he was 76 years old. it is national day in malaysia when the country marks its independence from british rule but the weekend was no celebration for the government. >> michael holmes reports protesters jammed the streets in kuala lumpur. >> reporter: tens of thousands of protesters gathered sporting yellow t-shirts demanding the prime minister's resignation. >> translator: the government is dirty. they are corrupted very bad. we people cannot stand it any more. >> reporter: najib came under fire when the public learned that $700 million was deposited to bank accounts in his name. najib complains they were legitimate deposits from unnamed
foreign donors. >> there is no more rule of law. the only way for the people to get back to the old system is for them to remove this prime minister. we must remove this prime minister. >> reporter: so far, though, najib has weathered the storm as malaysia began their independence day celebrations. he addressed the protests but not the accusations. >> translator: we reject any form of street demonstration that will threaten the peace and the people. there are parties who spark the fire of hostilities. if we are not utilitied, no problems can be resolved. >> reporter: despite heavy police presence, the protests have been peaceful.
michael holmes, cnn. another huge protest this one in japan against prime minister shinzo abe's military reforms. crowds in tokyo filled the streets with signs reading no war, and abe quit. they are angry over new legislation that would allow japanese troops to fight overseas for the first time since world war ii. >> translator: even if the security bill got scrapped, abe might try to submit it again sooner or later. i want him to step down. >> reporter: if i were to describe japan with one phrase it would be a peaceful nation but right now the unimaginable, the unrealistic is happening where peace is being destroyed. that fear is being cast upon this nation right now. >> the bills have already passed the lower house of parliament and are expected to be approved by the upper chamber which the prime minister's ruling coalition controls. india is due to release
kwaerltly gross domestic product data. it's expected to be good news. but there are questions about just how india arrived at its upbeat numbers. and for more on that, we go to new delhi. ravi, the numbers are certainly welcome but are they reliable against this landscape of struggling markets? >> reporter: hi, rosemary, yes, the numbers we are expecting will once again india's status as the fastest growing major economy in the world. the number that we're expecting is 7.4% of growth for this quarter which is the first quarter of the indian fiscal year. that is just slightly slower from 7.5% from last quarter. but the backdrop to all of this is what to trust wlr, whether t
trust these numbers or not. last year, india was growing in the 5 to 6% range and the statistics office in india has recalculated its methodology to include parts of the informal sectors of the economy in india. that means they are looking at a larger part of the pie and that's why india seems to be growing faster. the macro picture is that india is doing well but it's we're not entirely sure what that means. >> that's a big problem, isn't it, particularly when the global markets are really struggling out there. people are going to ask more questions about how reliable the numbers are. that's not good for india. even though, for the most part, things do seem to be going quite well. >> and that's the thing. so with the new data, what they're looking at is a
different base here. with the previous data they were looking at something, 2002 as their base year. and now 2012 is their base year. and what that means is it is going to be a couple of years before we actually are able to compare this data with itself in a reliable manner and that will give us a more accurate picture of the growth. i should add to all of this, though, what we know about india is that the fundamentals are fairly strong. what we also know is that with a collapse in global oil prices, india is one of the few winners because it has been able to reduce its deficit and control inflation. but we don't know how fast it is growing and linked to that, we don't know whether it is able to really sort of allow this growth to be uniform across both urban and rural india. that's the big challenge that india's new government is fashion. they came in with a lot of big promises. they had a number of reforms
they promised. they haven't been able to deliver them so far. the good news we are expecting today, the reason that the stock markets won't be thrilled is they don't know how to decipher the headline number. >> but the fundamentals are pretty strong there. we'll keep an eye on that, ravi agrawal reporting live from new delhi. thanks to you. still to come, we'll go to the streets of los angeles for a look at how sex traffickers in the u.s. are branding their victims. we're back after this. hey, tom. small job? no, doing the whole living room. hey you guys should come over later. the exclusive one-coat color collection from behr® marquee interior. every color covers in one coat, guaranteed. turning a two-coat job into an easy marquee® afternoon. sfx: phone chime they're still at it. ♪ behr® marquee. behr's most advanced interior paint and primer.
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be known as denali. is. >> native alaskans have tried for decades to get the mountain's name changed. >> for more on the situation and why it is critical to the state of alaska, pedram javaheri joins us here now. interesting he is going to the arctic circle. it is part of the world where we see climate change at work. >> it is ground zero for climate change. and we don't often talk about alaska. but they are home to 75% of the national parks and 90% of the wildlife refuge and 17% of the country's forested areas as well. it's an expansive area and temperatures have warmed in alaska nearly double of what is happening on a national average. this is very, very important what is occurring there. and show you the numbers of the severity of this. in the past 50 years the temperatures year round in alaska have warmed 3 1/2 degrees fahrenheit. now it is 6 degrees fahrenheit
warmer in the last 50 years in winter. and in another 50 years, 3 to 7 degrees in additional warming. in 100 years over a 14-degree va variance in alaska. and here, you take a look at how many wildfires we've had. 750 of them. 5 million acres burned. a record of a decade ago when we had 6.5 million acres. the 1980-1989 period that was the national wildfire series. and now in the last decade, 250. the number continues to be on the increase and in the western u.s., 7.5 million acres, 5 being in alaska.
but the fire threat is high across washington state. we had a windstorm with gusts up to hurricane force. it exacerbated some of the areas when it comes to storms. in the areas where it wasn't raining we had the wind gusts getting up to hurricane force over this region. that's how it breaks down and going back to alaska and what we were talking about here, a university of alaska in fairbanks talking about every year in alaska we see 75 billion tons of ice melting in alaska. 75 billion tons per year are melting. so what does this mean? it means every decade, the sea level goes up 2 millimeers. this has happened in the last 30 years. that is on the increase. and 80% of alaska is on permafrost. and that releases methane to the atmosphere and that is far more
destructive than carbon dioxide. so this is ground zero and why president obama is on his way there right now. >> eye opening stuff. see you next hour. >> thank you. the cnn freedom project is committed to shining a light on human trafficking. this week we are looking at how some girls have been branded by their traffickers and pimps to signify ownership. >> sara sidner rode along on a police patrol in los angeles and here is what she found. >> there are two girls standing on the corner up here monitoring traffic. so they're aggressively hitting up cars out here in the street. i got a good shot of it right
now. both can go. we can all burn on this. >> you heard him, boys, let's go. >> reporter: they've been called all sorts of names from ladies of the night to prostitutes. but when they are underage, police now have a different name for them. >> we have come a long way in recognizing that these childrens are victims, they are not the suspects. >> reporter: these days one of the surest ways to tell that a person has been trafficked, the marks on their bodies. >> the tattoos tell the story. if they've been around long enough. >> reporter: on patrol with lapd van nuys vice unit sergeant ron fisher says it is common to see girls with brands that signify ownership. >> the typical tattoos that a pimp will use are dollar signs. they will have a tattoo of a moneybag or a crown that stands for the whole pimping thing.
>> reporter: police say the girls rarely come to them for help. instead it's when they get arrested that sometimes intervention happens. that is how this 15-year-old found refuge from her trafficker, vice cops getting her to a safe house called children of the night. >> what were you afraid of? >> he might kill me or my dad. he used threats like that and he always had guns. and there was just gangs. gang relations and so it was really hard to avoid him. i was scared. >> reporter: at 13, when she should have been worried about homework, she was being branded, bought, and sold by a friend of her drug-addicted father. >> i didn't really know how to sleep with people. i was really young and never had sex before. >> you were are a virgin? >> so, and then, he's like, he's
going to teach you what to do and everything. and i just went with it. because i thought, okay, this is the lifestyle i'm going to live the rest of my life. >> reporter: so she thought nothing of the tattoo he insisted on giving her. his initials on her ankle. >> one day he is like, i tattoo all my girls. so, they took out india ink and a needle and he just did it. >> reporter: the mark of slavery. >> that's not the way kids see it. they belong to somebody. someone's claiming. >> lois lee knows how they think. her organization, children of the night has been a safe haven for sex trafficked children. new laws targeting sex traffickers have had some unintended consequences. >> there are fewer children prostituting because the gangs control them and they serve less time for using them for other kinds of crimes.
so why use them for sex. when you can get life in prison. ewe them for a burglary or give them a gun so you don't go to jail. >> but the result is the same. the kids are stuck in a horrible life. >> there should be a life that anyone who uses a child in any kind of crime suffers the same penalty as if they use them for sex trafficking. >> reporter: as horrible as that life may be, far too often the nightmare begins at home, where they are abused or neglected. join us tomorrow to hear from a 17-year-old girl who says she was sold a dream that never came true and is now left with a brand she will never forget. we'll be back.
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but the team from japan had different plans. >> that's right. at the bottom of the first, pennsylvania was winning 10-2. but everything changed after that. japan outscored the u.s. 16-1. including back to back home runs in the second. japan went on to win 18-11. the two teams set a championship record with 29 combined runs which beat the previous record of 23. a pitcher for the chicago cubs has accomplished one of the toughest feats in major league baseball. jake arietta through a no-hitter sunday night against the los angeles dodgers. >> and it was almost a perfect game as well but it's the dodgers did get two runners on base. but it's the sixth no-hitter this season in the majors. the cubs won the game 2-0. for the third week in a row,
comfort comfo "straight outta compton" has taken the top spot in the box office. >> this is a very well-done film and the highest grossing musical biopic in history. and zac efron's music drama "we are friends" could have used more friends this weekend. the film made a meager $1.8 million at the box office. >> and that made it the worst opening of all time for a major studio film debuting in 2,000 or more theaters. analysts expected it to make $8 million on opening weekend. but that was a bit of a dream. >> i thought the fans loved him. >> not with the ones with money that want to see a movie.
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the investigation into a deadly bombing in bangkok is widening. police have issued new arrest warrants in the case. a slow start to the trading week in asia. stocks are ending the day in negative territory. and miley cyrus goes for shock value as host of the mtv video music awards. >> hello and welcome to viewers in the u.s. and around the world. i'm errol barnett. >> and i'm rosemary church. this is "cnn newsroom." we have new developments out of thailand to bring you regarding the bangkok shrine bombing earlier this month. thai police have issued warrants for two more people in connection with that deadly bombing. >> police are look for a foreign male suspect and a 26-year-old thai woman. the warrants come after police found bomb-making materials in the apartment of another
suspect. he was arrested on saturday. the bombing two weeks ago killed 20 people and injured many more. we want to get to the growing migrant crisis in europe. hungarian police arrested a fifth person in the connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found dead in a truck last week. >> three bulgarians and an afghan citizen have been already been arrested in the case. authorities suspect a bulgarian-hungarian smuggling ring. and hungary has been building a barbed wire fence to try to keep migrants from crossing. for more on that we go to arwa damon who joins us live from budapest. talk about the situation on the ground there. what are these people having to deal with right now? >> reporter: rosemary, these are unimaginable circumstances for a
population of people that have already been through so much. this is the scene at the train station in budapest where people have been camped out for days because hungarian authorities have not been allowing them to board the train so that they can continue their journey. many of them have not showered or bathed for well over a week now and a lot of them keep telling us they don't understand if germany is willing to take them in hungary won't let them go. they don't want to stay here. hungary has made it clear they don't want them to stay here or deal with them. the population is not friendly or sympathetic toward their plight. and these are refugees fleeing the wars in syria and iraq fleeing hellish circumstances to go through this journey where along the way there were waits under the rain for four days without shelter and hours under
the sun where they had to plead for a bottle of water. they have been degraded and humiliated to a degree they never expected to get once they received and arrived to europe. hungary was meant to be the gateway to a dream of a future. but instead they are living in these conditions which is driving even more of them to turn to those criminal gangs, the smugglers who do not have their best interest at heart and unfortunately, the sad reality is the by-product of that is horrific tragedies like we saw taking place on the highway between budapest and vienna where 71 people suffocated to death in the back of a cooler truck. these people cannot be left to languish like this. >> what are some of the options for the people we see behind you there? and what are they expecting to come out of these discussions in
the hope that some solution can come to light? >> reporter: well, hypothetically speaking they do have the option of going into a hungarian refugee camp but nobody wants to do that. and nobody wants to apply for asylum here. they all want to keep going. they are all following the news very closely. they are very well aware that germany has said it will host hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers and refugees and the vast majority want to reach germany. that leaves them with no option but to squat in the streets like this and throughout the entire city of budapest. the problem is they are running out of money and struggling to feed the children. people are so frustrated they can't take it any more. we've seen heart breaking scenes of mothers, adults breaking down completely, having utter
hysterics, sobbing uncontrollably because they can't handle the situation any more or being treated like this after everything that they have been through. the reality is that right now, what they really need is for the hungarian government to speak to the german government and to facility their transit into germany. they are not understanding why they are not saw loyed to go to a nation that they want to get to and is willing to host them. >> arwa damon there on the dire situation there on the ground. in france the country's prime minister, interior minister and eu commissioner will visit the port city of calais and the euro tunnel today. the city has seen a surge of migrants trying to access the tunnel to get to the united kingdom. we are joined by jim bitterman on the phone with us from paris. and calais, the euro tunnel has been a major flash point for the
migrant crisis. it is pitting the officials against each other. everyone has to work together. what might french and eu officials come up with today as they meet? >> reporter: this is announced as nothing more than a public relations exercise but is it a chance to show they are taking the lead on this. they are trying to demonstrate that something is being done. as you mentioned, is it a flash point at the calais tunnel. in the last couple months an average of 2,000 migrants a night are trying to get into england via the euro tunnel. and as a consequence back on august 20th, the interior minister in britain and in france came to an agreement to reinforce security measures, build better fences and put more police on duty trying to stop the flow. one of the things this minister
will be visiting today is a refugee center which is just next door to what they call the jungle up in calais which is this area where thousands of migrants are stopped, living in tents, living out in the open with very few facilities at their disposal. they will take a look at the jungle while they are up there. but whether anything will come out of the meeting, it's unclear. what they have scheduled already is an emergency, an emergency meeting of the interior ministers of all of the european countries for 20 -- for the 15th of september. that meeting there may be something come of it. but in fact there has been a lot of criticism here about fellow europeans not doing their bit and the prime minister yesterday was critical of the hungarians
where arwa was reporting saying they should take down the razor wire they have at the border. errol? >> as we think about the many nations struggling with this, jim, you wonder not only what can be done but what is happening in europe in general. you have germany agreeing to allow migrants to stay in that nation even if it wasn't the point of contact. you have italy and greece which is the hot spot of points of contact for migrants coming into europe. they have financial problems and hungary doing things another way and the french officials upset at that. in many ways, europe is searching for its soul at this point is in a moral dplilemma. >> this question of morality is a question that the french prime minister was talking about.
these are values that are stretched to the limit and violated by the way people are treating the migrants. this is the heart of the issue. and i think that angela merkel, for example, showed an amazing amount of generosity basically saying that germany is ready to welcome 800,000 migrants. that's something we are not hearing from other europeans. and what you are saying is right. each country seems to be taking measures on its own without a lot of cooperation between the countries. and that's what the european community is supposed to be about. >> and that is crucial as we note every week, this crisis continues to worsen and as you mentioned. 2,000 migrants per night trying to cross the euro tunnel. you hope there is agreement in policy soon. jim bitterman on the line from paris. thanks. the pope is calling for greater cooperation in helping
the plight of migrants traveling across europe. during an an address on sunday, pope francis asked for prayers for migrants and refugees. and to other stories we are following, yemen's defense ministry said a saudi-led air strike on a water bottling factory killed 34 people and left dozens injured. houthi rebels were using the factory to build explosive devices. the saudis say they want to restore the yemeni government, a key u.s. ally against al qaeda. isis has destroyed a second temple in the city of palmyra. the militants blew up part of the temp of bel.
>> and since seizing palmyra from government forces in may, isis has regularly destroyed monuments it considers sacrilegious. we want to turn to stock prices around the world. we want to take a look at the aftermath of a tough week for investors. markets in europe have opened up. it's a mixed back. the ftse is up. the xetra dax and paris cac falling .5%. and trading in asia is winding down. it was a difficult day for most of the exchanges there. there is a pattern there, pretty much more than 1% down. the shanghai composite, similar fall for japan's nikkei. and in australia, down more than 1% but up nearly .5% in hong
kong. we'll keep an eye on. that but for more on the asia-pacific markets let's go to cnn's steven jiang. he joins us from beijing. this volatility is not unexpected, is it? a lot of people saying this is more about a correction. >> reporter: that's right, rosemary church. as you see the shanghai composite regained much of the losses it experienced in the session. now down less than 1%. as you were pointing out, a lot of people have said this market here, the chinese statistic was not reflective of the real economy. before the june 12th crash the stock market had been experiencing a year-long bull run even though the economic growth here in china had been slowing down considerably with a lot of bleak economic data coming out including manufacturing numbers, export
numbers and energy consumption levels. each with the plummeting numbers we have seen last week and today again, the market in shanghai is still up compared to a year ago. that's why people say this correction is ongoing. and is not complete yet, rosemary. >> and of course we talked about china's intervention. we saw that interest rate cut. but we're also hearing about these detentions over the weekend. talk about the impact of those and why china feels it needs to go in that direction. >> that's right, the chinese authorities just feel they need to do whatever is necessary to really stabilize this plummeting stock market and prop up prices. the detention you mention is part of the serious measures they have been taking since june 12th. over the weekend, the state-run xinhua news agency revealed more news about the detention of officials from the securities regulatory commission.
executives from a brokerage house and a financial journalist who supposedly wrote a fake article about the government intentions to stop intervening in the market. so this and other measures really have been caught heavy handed by some critics and wrong headed. they say what china needs is not this knee-jerk reaction, but more market-orient red forms that are more conducive to keeping a healthy economic growth in the long run. >> cnn's steven jiang keeping an eye on asian markets, thanks to you. never before have three major hurricanes developed in one ocean simultaneously but it is happening today. pedram javaheri joins us more with more on this and why it's happening. >> it's an incredible event. when you think about all the typhoons and cyclones and everything we have touched on in the past. we have seen even three or four
at the same time but never before have they been category 3 or stronger. we have that in place right now one west of the islands of hawaii and two to the east and north of the islands. you think about an average hurricane, the kinetic energy, the wind energy in a single hurricane is equivalent to the entire world's energy supply as far as an electrical grid creation in one day. we have thee lined up one after another near the hawaiian islands. as of right now, two of these storms will move well north of the islands and another should dissipate before it approaches land masses but we have storm watches and warnings over parts of the hawaiian islands. this is an area that has been hard hit by rainfall this month. it loses major hurricane status and becomes a category 1. but it will enhance the rainfall and the moisture and that is a
problem for parts of the island. this area especially in honolulu this is one of the driest months of the year. august 2015, 7.5 inches has fallen. 1400% of normal is the amount that has come down in honolulu. last week the disaster that took place with the flooding that took place and the sewage overflow across that area. but this particular storm will enhance the moisture in the area. back behind it we have jimena. this is a category 5 and dropping in the last couple hours. this is scott kelly's photograph. the moon, jimena, all in one shot. incredible images. and ignacio from a 4 to a 3. it will go north of the islands but heavy rainfall is the main concern over this region with this storm system.
it's something we are watching carefully and we are watching a development that we have seen one other time since 1851. hurricane fred forming but look how close it is to the coast of africa. this is the second farthest east. the cape verde islands. an unusual event there. hurricane warnings in effect for portions of the islands. typically they develop in the atlantic ocean. at this point we have a hurricane in the works right over off the coast of africa. this is something we're watching as it goes to the middle portion of the week. it will weaken. in an el nino year development in the atlantic quiets down and it picks up in the pacific which is exactly what is going on right now. following all this. >> a lot going on. >> it's as if the unusual weather events are the new normal. >> and on the same day, multiple
unusual events. still to come here on "cnn newsroom," a new poll in a key state in the u.s. general election is giving a snapshot on voters frustrations. plus we have all the highlights from mtv's video music awards, including the jaw-dropping outfits by this year's host. guess who. need to hire fast?
welcome back, everyone. in the u.s. presidential election, iowa voters are highly sought after. their state is the first to vote in the party nomination process. >> a new poll is giving an interesting look at the shifting opinions and frustrations of some of the voters. paw low sandoval has the details. the new survey of voters in iowa is revealing democratic and republican voters are turning away from the establishment. the des moines register poll showing democratic front runner hillary clinton lost a third of her support since may but still
leads. you have bernie standards who is receiving 30% and vice president joe biden who is still weighing whether to get in the race or not is getting 14%. appearing on "state of the union" on sunday, sanders is crediting his wanting the wealthy to pay more and college affordable to highlight his support. >> i believe that when you have so few banks with so much power you have to not only reestablish glass-steagall but break them up. i believe our trade policies, nafta, cafta have been a disaster. i'm leading the effort against the transpacific partnership. >> reporter: clinton still does have a commanding lead nationally. on to the republicans now, donald trump is a front runner in iowa as well as nationally. 23% of likely republican caucus goers supporting him.
but dr. ben carson is also on the rise. he's in second place with 18% with no other candidate getting double digits. trump has been able to dramatically reverse impressions of him. 61% of those questions now have a positive view of him. in may he had 27% who rated him that way. one key issue, what the des moines register called the "mad as hell" contingent frustrated with everyone from president obama to hillary clinton and republicans in congress. republican contenders have spend a lot of time on the campaign trail talking about the u.s./mexico border but one candidate wants to talk about the border to the north. >> republican scott walker says building a wall to separate the u.s. from canada is a legitimate
idea. walker has taken heat for back repeelg birthright citizenship as well but later backed off that stance. . it was a big night in hollywood for the video music awards. miley cyrus donned an assortment of colorful, shocking and revealing outfits. and in perhaps the most dramatic moment of the night. nicki minaj confronted miley for comments miley made in the press. >> and now back to business [ muted ] that had a lot to say about me in the press. miley, what's good? >> hey. we're all in this industry. we all do interview and all know how they manipulate [ muted ]. nicki [ muted ] congratulations. just because the vmas have
already started doesn't mean that the voting is done. >> was it staged so we'll have something to talk about? kanye west was honored with the video can guard award and made a surprising announcement before dropping the mic. listen to this. >> and, yes, as you probably could have guessed by this moment, i have decided in 2020 to run for president. kim serafin joins me to talk about the highlights of the mtv video music awards on sunday. where to begin? how about kanye west declaring he will run for president in 2020 after accepting his lifetime achievement award from taylor swift. >> you know crazy things are going to happen and with miley hosting and kanye getting the video vanguard award something was going to happen. everyone was waiting to hear
what he was going to say. his speech went on and on and on and an intro from taylor swift to call back that moment when kanye interrupted her. she talked about his album being the first she ever bought and he went on and on about his daughter and called out award shows. and he was on mtv saying things about mtv, talked about his daughter. it was bizarre but he is running for president in 2020. get your campaign stickers and buttons ready. >> miley cyrus hosted the awards in multiple jay-dropping outfits and shocked everyone. among one of those shocking moments was that run in she had with nicki minaj. what was that all about? >> she did wear clothes. that was a positive. no one knew what she was going
to wear. she has had some moments. we were the performance with robin thicke. she said that mtv was giving her free rein. they didn't want her to perform again which is why she was hosting. she had meat comments about nicki minaj who was not nominated for video of the year. she called out nicki minaj. and nicki threw it back to miley and miley seemed stunned but she said, you know, well, they take things out of context and went on with her hosting. but it did seem like an interesting confrontation. >> it certainly played out in social media and i'm sure we'll hear more on that. many on social media said that justin bieber killed it after his vma performance after a number of years gone.
what was going on there? >> he hasn't performed live in a long time. this was a big lead up to him performing live. his new single just dropped. if you were on twister in the last week they were leading up to the single dropping and he got up there and he looks like he is trying to be a changed guy. and everyone wanted to see a justin bieber back to focusing on the music and the career and not the antics. this was a fantastic start. >> he seems to be looking for some sort of purpose. >> yeah. >> be interesting. we'll be watching that closely. kim serafin, always a pleasure. >> thank you so much. coming up next, a major energy discovery off the coast of egypt. next, why the find could make history. stay with us. shopping online is as easy as it gets. wouldn't it be great if hiring plumbers, carpenters and piano tuners were just as simple? thanks to angie's list, now it is.
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welcome back, everyone, you are watching "cnn newsroom." i'm rosemary church. >> i'm errol barnett. your last half hour of the day with us. reuters is reporting that thai police have issued warranting for two more people in connection with the bangkok shrine. they are looking for a foreign male suspect and 26-year-old thai women. the frempbs prime minister will visit calais today. eu ministers will meet on step 14th to try to find a solution to the migrant crisis. europe's major stock
exchanges opened a short time ago. let look at how the trading week is beginning, the ftse is up a full percentage point. the paris cac and xetra dax down more than 2/3. and the trading day is just about finished in asia. it was a down beat day. arrows down for australia, 1% loss, nearly 1 1/4% loss in japan. shanghai composite closed about a half hour ago. that's down .8%. which isn't too bad in the scheme of things. and hong kong's hang seng is still trading right now but fairly flat for sure but keeping an eye on the numbers. malaysia's prime minister is dismissing a weekend of protests demanding his resignation. >> on the eve of the country's celebration of independence from british rule, protesters jammed
the streets. michael holmes has more on the financial scandal that sparked the demonstrations. >> reporter: tens of thousands gathered in the capital sporting yellow t-shirts in support of the clean movement. they are demanding that the prime minister resign. >> translator: the government is dirty. they are corrupted. very bad. we people cannot stand it any more. >> reporter: najib came under fire when the public learned that $700 million was deposited to bank accounts in his name. najib denies wrong doing claiming they were legitimate deposits from unnamed foreign donors. the foreign prime minister is the de facto leader of the protest. >> there is no more rule of law. the only way for the people to get back to the old system is for them to remove this prime
minister. we must remove this prime minister. >> reporter: so far, though, najib has weathered the storm as malaysians began their independence day celebrations. najib addressed the protests but not the accusations against him. >> translator: we reject any form of street demonstration that will threaten the peace and trouble the people. is it not the right channel to voice concerns in a democratic state. there are parties who spark the fire of hostility. if we are not united, no problems can be resolved. >> reporter: despite heavy police presence, the protests have been peaceful. michael holmes, cnn. we saw another massive pr t protest on sunday in japan. tens of thousands rallied against a plan by the prime minister shinzo abe to alter the constitution. it would allow japanese troops
to fight overseas for the first time since the second world war. some were calling for mr. abe's resignation. >> even if the security bill got scrapped, abe might try to submit it again sooner or later. i want him to step down. >> translator: if i were to describe japan with one phrase it would be a peaceful nation but right now the unimaginable is happening where peace is being destroyed. that fear is being cast upon this nation right now. >> the bills have already passed the lower house of parliament and are expected to be approved by the upper chamber, which the prime minister's ruling coalition controls. critics fear the new laws could draw japan into u.s.-led conflicts. an italian energy company may have made the largest natural gas discovery in history and found a super giant gas field off egypt's northern coastline. the company believes it could
produce the equivalent of 5 billion barrels of oil and satisfy egypt's demands for decades. i want to bring in an expert on middle east strategies and joins us live from dubai. thank you for your time today. how much credibility do you think there is in this being the largest natural gas discovery in the world. how encouraging is this? >> well, it's a very big and very serious company and they wouldn't have announced a discovery like this without being confident of it. but it's not the biggest in the world but it's certainly on these figures put out the biggest ever discovered in egypt by a long way and the biggest ever found in the mediterranean and a large field by any global standards and certainly for egypt it would make a big difference to the economy and
energy supply. >> we have to wonder what will happen when this is accessed. what would be the market. selling the supply must also be part of the strategy here. >> well, egypt has a current deficit of gas supply of 3 billion cubic feet every day which is half its total demand it can't meet. and this field will produce about 3 billion cubic feet per day when it is developed. that would nicely fill the gap. this will potentially solve egypt's energy problems for an extended period. i don't expect a lot to be exported. egypt will be happy to take all of this gas and probably more. >> and you have many nations looking for other ways to exploit resources. u.s. president barack obama, for example, heading to the arctic circumstance this will week. a new frontier in energy
exploration. the u.s. president hoping to highlight climate change but approving drilling locations for shell. there is a balance for climate change and energy for developing and developed countries around the world. >> if you look at natural gas we are seeing giant discoveries around the world in the mediterranean in east africa and as you say, people are look in the arctic. the u.s. has enormous amounts of gas on shore with shale gas. we are in a case where major discoveries have been made around the world and the challenge is to develop them commercially and safely. gas is a fossil fuel that contributes to climate change but it is cleaner than coal. and egypt is look at importing coal and may be able to scrap that in face-to-favor of gas wh cleaner. >> what do you see as the
challenges not just for egypt but any nation looking to explore more natural gas fields? >> if we think about this field in egypt in particular, it's in deep water. and that is a higher cost and technically somewhat challenging but it's probably not impossible. is it a big and capable company that should be able to develop a field like this. gas resources are found in difficult area, politically or environmentally difficult like the arctic. and gas prices along with oil prices have fallen dramatically. a lot of large gas finds around the world, the ones more difficult to develop will go undeveloped for a long period because they won't be commercial. this field has good chances of being commercial but other fields will sit there for many years. and governments have not done themselves favors and put barriers in the way of developing gas resources and the expectations they will always
find a market and that is proving not to be the case. >> a very promising discovery there in egypt. robin mills, thanks for your time joining us today from dubai. >> thank you. we'll take a very short break here. still to come, u.s. president barack obama will soon rename north america's tallest mountain. why mt. mckinley is getting the change. that is next here on "cnn newsroom."
north america's tallest mountain is getting a name change. u.s. president barack obama heads to alaska on monday to raise awareness about climate change and while he's there, he'll announce that mt. mckinley will now be known as denali. >> this is a nod to the region's native population which the president said is threatened by global warming. let's get more on the significance of what is taking place as climate change goes. pedram javaheri joins us now with that. i mean, this is pretty amazing part of the world, isn't it? i think you said ground zero for climate change. >> when we talk about climate change we look at what is happening in the united states, around the world. what is occurring in alaska is on the order of twice what is
occurring in the u.s. in the temperature department. when you look at the winter temperatures being on the increase 7 degrees fahrenheit. you know glaciers and of course a lot of ice across this area. 75 million tons of ice is melting every year with the temperatures increasing. it is absolutely remarkable. let's break down the numbers. in the past 50 years, 3.5 degrees increase fahrenheit and 6 degrees in winter time. and what is jarring is the forecast for the next 50 years, temperatures could go up 3 to 7 degrees on top of the 6 degrees we've seen in the 50-year period. snow is melting far earlier and you have longer wildfire seasons which is what is occurring right now. we are on pace for the longest and most devastating wildfire
year. 5-plus million acres in alaska and 6.5 occurred in 2004 with 750 wildfires scattered about this region. you look at the average number of large fires in the western u.s. in the 1980s there was 1940 in that decade. in the 1990s that went up to 160. and from 2000 to 2012 that number has gone up to 250 large wildfires across portions of alaska and in the western u.s., 68 active fires at this moment. air quality alert in effect for much of the region. the rainfall has come in with winds. we have had hurricane-force winds that have been problematic over parts of the northwest. winds up to 90 miles an hour over this region of washington state and the concern, the rain is there but it is accompanied by thunderstorms, some of it being dry lightning as well. we go back to thinking about alaska and i talked about this
last hour. 90% of the wildlife refuge of the country is in alaska. 70% of the country's forests are in alaska. the impact twice as much as in the rest of the united states it's pretty devastating. >> thanks for the update. wes craven has died after a battle with brain cancer. >> he died at home at the age of 76. he was the visionary between "nightmare on elm street" and "scream" franchises. actors have taken to social media to express their sadness at the film maker's death. and ladders. sfx: [screams] they have all those warnings on 'em. might as well say... 'you're gonna die, jeff.' you hired someone to clean the gutters.
this year's little league world series championship looked like a sure win for the u.s. after the first inning. but the team from japan had much different plans. >> the bottom of the first, pennsylvania was winning 10-2 but everything changed for the japanese team after that. they outscored the u.s. 16-1
including back to back home runs in the second. japan went on to win 18-11. the two teams set a championship record with 29 combined runs, beating the previous record of 23. a pitcher for the chicago cubs accomplished one of the toughest feats in major league baseball. he threw a no-hitter against the dodgers. >> it was almost a perfect game as well. it's only the sixth no-hitter this season in the majors. the cubs won the game 2-0. and for the third week in a row, "straight outta compton" is topping the movie box office. so far the film has taken in more than $134 million in the u.s. >> that makes it the highest grossing music biopic in music history. it surpassed "walk the line"
about johnny cash, exceeded it by more than $14 million. and zac efron's music drama "we are your friends" could have used some friends this weekend. the film made a mighter $1.8 million at the box office. >> that is the worst opening of all time for a major studio film debuting in 2,000 or more theaters. analysts expected it to make $8 million over the weekend but it bombed. >> the girls used to love him. what happened? >> love is fleeting. >> okay. >> you have been watching "cnn newsroom." i'm errol barnett. >> i'm rosemary church. "early start" is next in the united states. and for everyone else there is another edition of "cnn newsroom" after the break. we'll see you tomorrow. >> have a great day.
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