tv Early Start With John Berman and Christine Romans CNN October 15, 2015 1:00am-2:01am PDT
that is it for us tonight. i'll be back here tomorrow night. "early start" is next. the race for president intensifying. hillary clinton and bernie sanders campaigning late into the night. this week's debate causing a shift now in strategy. is donald trump sexist? his daughter ivanka answers that question in a cnn exclusive. computers crash at airports across the country. what causes delays for thousands and what it means for your plans to fly today. welcome to "early start." i'm christine romans. >> i'm alison kosik. it is thursday, october 15th, 4:00 a.m. in the east. we begin with hillary clinton capitalizing on momentum from
debate performance with a series of events in las vegas. at her first large rally in months, clinton basked in debate afterglow. >> i'm happy democrats finally got a chance to compare us to the republicans. >> more on the surge in the clinton campaign. here is brianna keilar. >> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton making post debate campaign stops in nevada and courting some in the swing state. union members and hispanic voters. she stopped by a trade union training facility and picked up an endorsement and made a stop at a chain which specializes in mexican ice creams and sweet
treats. she spoke about joe biden as he contemplates a run for the white house as the first debate is over. >> i'm going to continue to run my campaign and make my case for my candidacy. everyone else, whether they are in or not in, will have to make the best judgment for them. i will repeat what i said many teams. i have the greatest respect and affection for the vice president. he and i are friends. we were former colleagues in the senate. i think he needs to decide what's best for him and his family. >> reporter: hillary clinton's next stops will be today in san antonio, texas. she will go to new hampshire on friday and alabama on saturday as she tries to gin up enthusiasm after las vegas. christine and alison. >> thank you. bernie sanders riding his
momentum from the debate this morning. you know, his campaign now a shift in focus trying to pivot from a focus on building excitement with huge rallies. now the campaign is adding smaller events aimed at persuading voters he can win. he can make it all the way to the white house. cnn's sunlen serfaty is with the sanders campaign. she is at the white house with more. >> reporter: for the moment, bernie sanders is really trying to capitalize through momentum and money. he is building off that $2 million that his campaign is out touting they raised since the debate performance. here in los angeles, held a pair of fund-raisers with $150,000 additional for the campaign. and speaking out where he specifically went out of the way
to reference the money erashe rd and the moment he spoke about hillary clinton's e-mails. >> i am tired of hillary's e-mails. let's talk about real issues. >> reporter: today, bernie sanders will make an attempt to show his softer side. we got a look at his interview with ellen. he does dance. he says his favorite song is "staying alive." he thinks he has the best hair of all candidates. this is an area showing a bit of color and softer image while on the campaign trail. the campaign will have a small shift in strategy. we will see bernie sanders in addition to all of the big booming rallies that have defined the campaign, will see him in a small, intimate settings. that shift starts with this weekend and a swing through iowa. christine and alison. thank you. donald trump stirring controversy on malaysia airline flight 17 and whether russia is
to blame for the jetliner being shot down over ukraine. dutch investigators say with confidence that pro russian separatists downed an airliner used a russian made rocket to down the plane. trump said that is not enough. it is time to move on. >> you said there is no way to know if russia is behind shooting down mh-17. that is is not what the intelligence shows. >> that is a horrible thing that happened. putin and russia said they didn't do it. putin probably knows who did it. >> i think some people might be worried you are defending russia. >> i am not. they deny it. it is despicable and horrible. they don't say where it came from. nobody knows. i'm sure reports will be done.
maybe some day we will find out. right now, russia is denying it. trump's daughter ivanka is taking on a controversy. she is talking about his comments of him and their looks. she says that has been orchestrated largely by the media. >> my father is very blunt and he is non gender specific of people and his criticism of people he doesn't like or people he does like or think are wrong on a particular issue. i don't think he is gender targeted at all. i would not be the person i am today. i wouldn't be a high level executive within his organization if he felt that way. he's always supported and encouraged women. he has proven that over decades
through his employment practices and hiring practices. >> jeb bush is about to become the first presidential candidate to release the names of fund-raisers who are bundling contributions to his campaign. the former florida governor is bundling those as $17,600 contributions. that is a lower threshold than hillary clinton. she is defining those bundlers of $100,000. his threshold is impossible to identify the biggest funders. and a three day visit to iowa today. she will visit a chili cookoff. she raised $6.8 million in the third quarter. and marco rubio is hoping to profit off the departure of scott walker from the race. senator meeting with walker's
top fund-raisers on wednesday. rubio was only able to raise $6 million. ben carson taking a break. he will promote his book "a more perfect union." there are also several fund raising events on his schedule. the next time he will appear as a candidate again on october 28th. the date of the next gop debate. it looks like president obama is rethinking his plan for pulling all of the u.s. forces in afghanistan out of there by the end of next year. there are 10,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan. the president's plan to whittle that down to 1,000 by the time he leaves office. now the administration is expected to keep 5500 troops there. just last month, the taliban
overran the city of kunduz. more key cities could fall. terrorists are targeting the city of ghazni. here is a case of bringing your aleve with you. the long lines caused by a glitch in the homeland security program. the program that cross matches passenger names with terror watch lists was down 90 minutes. this is not considered malicious, but it created back ups at airports in new york, atlanta and boston. >> there were delays this week for southwest. a tough week to fly. time for an early start for your money. shanghai up 2%. european stocks and u.s. futures up. the dow yesterday plunged 157
points. the s&p and nasdaq lower for the day. disappointing start to earnings season. walmart says the strong dollar and wage increases are hurting its dollars. walmart down 10%. walmart at a three-year low. walmart says profit cost drop 6% to 12% next year. it is under pressure to raise wages. it raised wages to $9. it is eating at profits. the news follows a weak sales report yesterday. target and sears all sank. the retail sector was all down. >> not a good sign before we get to the important holiday shopping season. new information on lamar odom's condition. khloe kardashian's ex-husband
lamar odom is fighting for his life this morning in a las vegas hospital. the former nba and reality tv star was found unconscious in a brothel in las vegas. the owner said he was staying there for several days. >> everything was fine until tuesday morning. they last saw him at 6:00 in the morning. he had been sleeping. my staff took food in to him and noon. the girls came back at 3:15. he was unconscious foaming from the mouth. >> workers at the love ranch say odom was using cocaine and using drugs to enhance sexual performance. >> the reporting parties informed the sheriff's office dispatch the male had been using
cocaine. they confirmed his usage on saturday, but unsure if it had continued to the weekend. they also informed dispatch that he used up to ten tabs of sexual performance supplements over the last three days. >> his estranged wife khloe kardashian is at his bedside and she is making medical decisions for him. >> lamar odom is one of the greatest people i've ever known. that's the way i see him when i view him through the prism of the choices he made through the heart and soul of the person he really is. i'm hoping that he can pull
through this and that in some fortunate way this becomes the beginning of a different ending. >> a former teammate kobe bryant visited him. a teenager was beaten to death by his parents and four other members of the world of life church during a so-called counselling session sunday night. the victim's younger brother also beaten and hospitalized. authorities say this session was designed to get the teens to confess their sins. neighbors tell us they always has suspicions about the church. >> they don't make noise. they don't really -- you don't see them. we know there's people living in there, but you don't know what's going on in there. you don't know their names or talk to you or anything. they are systematic about how they come and go. one person at the door and one
person at the gate. >> the victims' parents, bruce and debra leonard arrested and charged with manslaughter. four other church members in custody facing assault. occupied baltimore. dozens protesters taking over city hall wednesday night to oppose the permanent appointment of interim commissioner kevin davis. 30 members of the uprising coalition still there calling for supporters to show up at 0 8:08: 8:00. they issued a warning. the city council is investigated to vote on monday. the fbi is now investigating the daily fantasy sports web sites draft kings and fan duel. claims of insider information. there are accusations against draft kings the firm is encouraging and accepting
deposits from players where the contests are banned. the fbi is not commenting. fall is in the air. a big chill coming this weekend as cold air comes on the midwest and east. let's bring in the meteorologist pedram javaheri. >> good morning, alison and christine. look at the cold front coming in. the shot of cold air to the northeast. it will drop the temperatures off from 15 to 20 degrees in places. starting off in the 40s in the northern new england area. 55 in new york city. we make it to 50 degrees, that is the temperature at this hour, in boston. 10 to 13 degrees below this time yesterday. the cooling trend in place. cold air settles in place from saturday into sunday. in fact, some high elevation snowfall possible. on the lighter end. some areas of new england could get in on a couple inches of snowfall saturday through sunday. scattered showers today. fast majority of the country on
the dry side as the area of high pressure will come in on the dry side with temperatures in the 60s which is what we expect for this time of year. you take the high temperatures and mid-90s in little rock. significant cooling ahead of us in the coming days. pedram, thank you. >> new attacks in israel. the country bolstering security. how the u.s. is getting involved. that's next. clinically proven neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair with the fastest retinol formula available, it works on fine lines and even deep wrinkles. you'll see younger looking skin in just one week. stop hoping for results, and start seeing them. rapid wrinkle repair... ...and for dark spots rapid tone repair. from neutrogena®. i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans.
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the white house stepping in to try to stop a wave of deadly violence with the palestinians and israelis. the secretary of state john kerry will plan to visit separately with the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu and the palestinian president abbas. this is all over the rising violence. i want to go live to jerusalem and bring in erin mclaughlin who has been following this. tell us about the heightened security, erin. >> reporter: christine, there is no new violence as of today, but there's plenty of apprehension and plenty of fear. there was an incident on board a train in haifa.
israeli police are saying a group of soldiers on board the train. they noticed someone they thought was suspicious. they screamed out the word terrorist and a police officer opened fire. when the train rolled up to the train station, everyone got off and they searched the train. they were saying it is a false alarm. the police officer who fired the gun is under investigation. no one injured in that incident. it goes to show you how people here are on edge. yesterday, there were two separate stabbing incidents. one near the damascus gate of the old city and one near the central bus station in jerusalem. in both cases, attackers were shot and killed by israeli security forces. three civilians wounded in those attacks. those attacks happened in the face of really heightened security presence.
more police out on the streets. more security guards guarding the public transportation systems. yet, this violence persists. it is unclear what secretary of state john kerry is expected to visit the region soon as well as palestinian officials can do to stop these so-called lone wolf attackers who are operating without warning and very difficult to predict. >> indeed. a tense situation. thank you for that, erin. iran's stepping up involvement in syria. hundreds of troops poised to join hezbollah fighters in a broad offensive to take back territory from syrian rebels. some 1,500 iranian guard troops are said to number syria now. they started arriving after syrian air strikes. new concern of ebola this morning. ten months after a scottish
nurse declared ebola free, she is back in the hospital in critical condition. pauline kaferky was volunteering in sierra leone. she suffered a relapse last week. there is a growing trend that patients can suffer years after the virus is out of the bloodstream. they are learning so much about the virus. >> they are. hillary clinton and bernie sanders campaigning late into the night. tuesday's debate causing candidates to shift strategies. that's next.
hillary clinton and bernie sanders both campaigning late into the night. what they are saying about tuesday's debate and why it is causing candidates to change strategy. and exclusive this morning. ivanka trump on her father. and breaking overnight. computers crashing at airports across the country. thousands of passengers stuck. what we are learning this morning ahead. welcome back to "early start." i'm alison kosik. >> i'm christine romans. it is 30 minutes past the hour. let's start with hillary clinton capitalizing on her debate performance. she has a series of events in las vegas. another long night. her first large rally in months. clinton basked in debate afterglow. >> i'm thrilled people finally
got a chance to compare the democrats to the republicans. and i think we came out of that pretty well. >> with more on the resurging clinton campaign, we have cnn's brianna keilar. >> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton making post debate stops in nevada and courting key constituents. union members and hispanic voters. she stopped by a trade union trading facility and picked up i endorsement. she also stopped at a mexican ice cream chain. she spoke about joe biden as he contemplates a run for the white house after the first debate is over. >> i'm going to continue to run my campaign and make my case for
my candidacy. everyone else, whether they are in or not in, will have to make whatever judgment is best for them. i will repeat what i have said to you many times. i have the greatest respect and affection for the vice president. he and i are friends. we were former colleagues in the senate. he needs to decide what is best for him and his family. >> reporter: her next stop is to san antonio, texas and then new hampshire on friday and alabama on saturday as she tries to gin up support. christine and alison. >> thank you, brianna. bernie sanders also riding momentum from the debate this morning. his campaign at the same time is trying to pivot from building excitement with huge rallies by adding smaller events aimed at persuading voters that sanders
can win all the way to the white house. cnn's sunlen serfaty is with the campaign in los angeles with the latest. >> reporter: good morning, christine and alison. for the moment, bernie sanders is trying to capitalize through momentum and money. he is building off the $2 million off the campaign touting they raised since the debate performance. here in los angeles, held a pair of fund-raisers. raising additional $160,000 for the campaign. it was here where he specifically went out of his way to raise the money and the moment where he spoke out about hillary clinton's e-mails. that got a big reaction from the crowd. >> i'm tired of hillary's e-mails. let's talk about real issues. >> today, bernie sanders will make an attempt to show his softer side. we got a look at his interview with ellen today.
he does dance. he divulges his favorite song is "staying alive." he thinks he has the best hair of all candidates. this is showing a bit of color and softer image while on the campaign trail. the campaign will have a small shift in strategy in the view events coming up. he will see bernie sanders in addition to the booming rallies that have defined the early start of the campaign. we will see him in a smart setting. that starts with a two-day swing in iowa. >> thank you. donald trump stirring controversy on malaysia airline flight 17 and if russia bears the blame of taking down the flight. and the investigation suggests that pro russian separatists took down the plane.
>> you said there is no way to know. that is not what the intelligence shows. what would make you say that? >> that's a horrible thing that happened. it is disgusting and disgrace l disgraceful. putvladimir putiputin said they. possibly it was russia. but they are totally denying it. >> i think some people are worried you are defending russia. >> i think it is despicable and horrible. they deny it totally. they don't say what was it and where it came from. nobody knows. i'm sure reports will be done. maybe some day we will find out. right now, russia is denying it. >> trump's daughter ivanka talking about the controversy hanging over the campaign. in an interview with poppy harlow, ivanka dismisses the issue of women and their looks.
she says it has been largely orchestrated by the media. >> my father is very blunt and direct. he is non gender specific in his criticism of people and people that he doesn't particularly like or people that he does like but thinks they are wrong on a particular issue. i don't think he is gender targeted at all. like i said, i would not be the person i am today. i wouldn't be a high level executive within his organization if he felt that way. he has always supported and encouraged women. he has proven that over decades through his employment practices and hiring practices. >> she is a potentially powerful advocate on the campaign trail. we will see and hear more from her. something interesting in the comments. she was speaking the fortune conference in washington. she told the women there. why do we talk about working women and we don't talk about working men? >> i was thinking the same thing.
>> we talk about working mothers and not working fathers. she has a lot to add. >> she is so well spoken. >> very bright and successful. not so secret weapon for her dad on the campaign trail. on the campaign trail, jeb bush about to become the first candidate to release contributions. the former florida governor is defining bundlers of people who raised $17,600. a lower threshold than hillary clinton. she is defining as donors who raise a minimum of $100,000. bush critics say it is impossible to identify the campaign's biggest bundlers. carly fiorina trying to reignite her campaign with a three-day visit to iowa. she will host town halls and chili cookoff.
marco rubio is hoping to profit from scott walker. the florida senator is meeting with his former top fund-raisers. winning over those donors could make or break rubio. ben carson taking a break for the next two weeks. he will be promoting his new book. making stops in texas, oklahoma, missouri, kansas, nebraska and iowa. there are several fund raising events on the schedule. the next time he will appear publicly as a candidate will be on october 28th. the date of the next gop debate. it appears president obama rethinking his plan for pulling nearly all forces out of afghanistan by the end of the year. there are 10,000 u.s. troops in afghanistan. the president's original plan called for whittling that number down to 1,000 by the time he leaves office. now the administration is expected to keep 5,500 troops there. that is due to a surge in the
taliban and growing threats from isis and al qaeda. last month, the taliban overran the city of kunduz. now more cities could fall. insurgents are targeting areas in the south, including the city of ghazni. taliban came within three miles of the city before being pushed back. and a glitch in the homeland security system at the airports. the program that matches passenger names with the terror watch list was down 90 minutes. this is not considered malicious, but created back ups at airports in new york, atlanta and boston. 39 minutes past the hour. time for an early start on your money. a good start to stocks around the world. european stocks and u.s. stock futures are higher. the dow down 1%.
disappointing start to the earnings season and walmart got slammed. the stock plunged 10%. a three-year low on this news. a rotten day for walmart shareholders. walmart telling shareholders profit could fall between 6% and 12% next year. the pressure from raising wages is lasting longer. they will go up to $10 an hour in february. investors will pay for it. workers in st. louis will have to wait longer to get their pay raise. a st. louis judge striking down an ordinance that would raise the city's minimum wage to $11 by 2018. it would rise $1 each year in stages. this is the first legal hurdle for the municipalities raising the minimum wage. we will see what happens next.
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the owner said odom was saying there for a few days. >> everything was fine until tuesday morning. they saw him at 6:00 in the morning. he was going to sleep and they went to do some things. my staff took food in to him about noon. he was sleeping then. the girls came back at 3:15 and he was unconscious foaming from the mouth. >> workers at the love ranch say odom was using cocaine and taking drugs to enhance sexual performance. something police later confirmed. >> the reporting parties informed the sheriff's office dispatch that the male had been using cocaine. they confirmed his usage on saturday, but was unsure if it had continued to the weekend. they also informed dispatch he used up to ten tabs of sexual performance supplements over the last three day period.
>> odom still unconscious on life support. his estranged wife khloe kardashi kardashian at his bedside and making decisions for him. police say a teenager was beaten to death by his parents and four other members of the word of life church in upstate new york during a counselling session sunday night. the victim's younger brother also beaten and in the hospital. the authorities say the session was designed to get the teens to confess their sins. neighbors say they always had suspicions about the place. >> they don't make noise. they don't -- you don't see them. we know there are people living in there, but you don't know what's going on. they don't come out and talk to you. they are systemic about how they come and go. one person at the door. one person at the gate.
>> the victims' parents arrested and charged with manslaughter. four other church members in custody. occupy baltimore. dozens have been arrested and charged with trespassing after taking over city hall wednesday night. 35 members of the uprising coalition were protesting the permanent appointment of interim police commissioner kevin davis. his appointment is scheduled to be voted on monday. the fbi is investigating web sites draft kings and fan duel. players annuald lawmakers are alleging employees are using insider information. there are accusations against the firm which is encouraging and accepting deposits in states where the contests are banned. 47 minutes past the hour.
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prime minister netanyahu and palestinian leader abbas. meantime, thousands of israeli soldiers and border police are fanning out against attacks against citizens. checkpoints are set up. let's go live to erin mclaughlin in jerusalem. erin, can you give us a sense of how people are going about their daily lives knowing these attacks are targeting israeli citizens? >> reporter: alison, people here are on edge. there's a general sense of apprehension and illustration of that is a false alarm that happened this morning on board a train to haifa. according to israeli police, someone thought they saw something suspicious and screamed terrorist on the train.
israeli police on the train opened fire. the train eventually stopped. they found nothing. i was watching a social media video. you could hear people's voices. people were panicking. that is the general sense you are getting here following a bloody day yesterday. two separate stabbing attacks. one outside the gate of the old city in damascus and one outside the bus depot. three israeli civilians were wounded in the attacks. people here are scared. it is not just israeli that are scared. palestinians are scared too. they are concerned about what could happen if they reach for their cell phone and that's misinterpreted by an israeli police officer. they are worried about what could happen next. that's the general feel of what people are dealing with.
the problem is authorities have not come up with the answer to stop the lone wolf attacks that keep happening. >> the problem is you can't have any sort of investigation ahead of time to track anybody if they are not in groups who could be looking to do something. what steps are authorities taking to try to get ahead of this? >> reporter: what we have seen so far is a number of security measures. greatly increased the number of police out on the streets here in jerusalem as well in cities across israel. very unusual steps they have taken which is introducing sold. we have seen them increase the number of security guards at the public transportation networks. you know, as i said, so far, ineffective. unable to stop the so-called
lone wolf attacks. attacks very difficult to predict and prevent. authorities are saying this violence is coming from the palestinian. the videos are fueling people to go out on the streets and take initiative. palestinian leaders are blames israeli officials for inciting violence. >> erin mclaughlin, thank you for that. 55 minutes past the hour. how would you feel not having to leave a tip the next time you eat out? >> oh, no. they deserve a tip. >> an early start on your money is next.
stocks plunged to a three-year low on that news. we will hear from goldman sachs and citigroup before the bell. a restaurant taking on the minimum wage issue. danny meyer getting rid of tipping. he wants to even the pay gap. the museum of modern art restaurant will get rid of tips. meyer says some menu prices will rise, but the impact on the diner will not be significant. the idea of paying people for gratuity is a skill. >> it will go to the other retailers. everybody has a different opinion. >> if everyone is paid fairly, that is the outcome. "early start" continues right now. the race for president