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and for me it means you can be yourself as a unique individual. what can be more important than that? the race for the white house, it gets uglier. donald trump's protesters facing off in the streets. the olympics. the call for brazil to hold off on the games as dozens of doctors say the risk of spreading the zika virus is far too risky. and an exclusive look at how isis militants are trying to get from the shore of libya to the seas of europe. welcome, to our viewerers here and around the world, i'm george howell, "cnn newsroom" starts right now.
on the campaign trail, chaotic scenes outside of a donald trump rally in the state of california. police tries to keep pro and anti-trump supporters separated but you see what happened as they crossed path outside of the san diego convention center. and then police moved in. listen. >> get on your back. get on your back! >> it got chaotic. officers arrested 35 people. they say no one was injured. donald trump had already left that event before the confrontation started. a couple of hours ago, donald trump tweeted his thanks to police saying, quote, fantastic job on handling the thugs who tried to disrupt our very peaceful and well attended
rally. meanwhile the presumptive nominee is making bold predictions he's got a plan to take republicans on his road to presidential victory. cnn's don mattingly takes a look at the map and possibilities. >> listen, we're going to win the election. so i want to make a big play for california. should i? >> reporter: one day after getting the nomination, donald trump stumping. >> i love my protesters. >> reporter: underscoring the campaign's departure from traditional gop strategy. >> we're getting these massive crowds all over the place. i actually think we're going to win california. >> reporter: trump says he plans to focus on 15 states, including battle grounds as ohio and
florida. and his home state of new york. >> i view it strategically also because if we don't win it, they are going to spend one hell of a fortune in fighting me off, that i can tell you. >> reporter: if he's going to reshape the map, up in the race trump advisers say but many gop officials remain skeptical. trump met privately with farmers before his fresno stop to bolster the ago culture industry. all as he continues to face withering attacks from the clinton campaign. >> based on what we have already heard, donald trump is unqualified loose cannon. >> reporter: trump firing right back. >> crooked hillary, she is crooked. but she lies. she's not competent. it's always been this way. she's skirted to the edge,
whether it's whitewater or all of these thing or benghazi. >> reporter: trump advisers have made it clear, their theory of the race is to expand beyond the traditional states still in a state particularly like california he needs a couple of things that right now he is lacking, infrastructure and money. two things that rnc officials are asking trump to focus on heavily now. at this point, the campaign making it clear what trump has done up to this point has worked. not a lot of changes are in store. >> phil mattingly on the campaign trail. it wasn't supposed to be this close this late on the democratic side. hillary clinton campaigned in silicon valley saying the party will come together because she and bernie sanders are on the same page on the issues. but sanders told his supporters
in the los angeles area, he is still in it to win it. listen. >> brothers and sisters are we can win here in california. we can win on many other states coming up on june 7th. with your support, we can go into the democratic national convention with a great deal of momentum. and we can come out with the democratic nomination. >> on the democratic side, the competition continues. joe johns has more now on the showdown in california. ♪ >> reporter: with sanders keeping up the primary fight, clinton is appealing to her rival supporters to unite behind her. >> whatever differences senator sanders and i have or our
supporters have, they pale in comparison. >> i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. >> reporter: clinton is trying to bring the democratic primary to a close so she can focus on presumptive nominee donald trump. >> i'm not going to respond to anything he says about me. i could care less what he says about me. >> reporter: clinton, though, is not letting up in her criticism of trump. >> what he says is dangerous and divisive. >> reporter: calling him unqualified. >> based on what we've already heard, donald trump is an unqualified loose cannon who cannot get before the most powerful job in the world. >> reporter: even as she plays defense on her e-mails considering that she violated
rules by use a private server. >> well, i thought it was allowed. i knew past secretaries of state used personal e-mail so, yes, i believe it was allowed. >> reporter: sanders is taking claim that not over the e-mail. >> buy will be the party nominee. that is done in effect. there's for way i won't be. >> does that make you mad seeing that? >> just a tid of arrogance. >> reporter: and sanders hit clinton for refusing to debate him. >> i think it's insulting that people of the largest state in america are not going to come forward and talk about the issues. >> bernie sanders is also disappointed that donald trump isn't going to debate him. the two have been talking about it, but now trump believes it wouldn't be the right move.
say, quote, based on the fact that the democratic nomination process is rigged and hillary clinton and debber wasserman shuttle will not allow bernie sanders to win, and now i am the presumptive republican naum my, it seems inappropriate that i would consider that. >> we just heard from at least two networks that they are prepared to sponsor the debate. that in fact trump had a good idea to put some of the profits into charity. i think it's the right idea. i think we have major networks that are prepared to do it, mr. trump, let's do it. for more on the race to the white house and hillary clinton's disappointing lead to the polls, be sure to tune into
"political mann," he speaks that this general election could be a nightmare. that's 7:00 p.m. in london, 10:00 p.m. in abu dhabi. >> the u.s. president barack obama is back in the united states following his historic tour in vietnam and japan. on friday, he became the first president to visit hiroshima. cnn's will ripley has this report. >> reporter: most survivors of hiroshima and anagasaki never thought they'd live to see this day. for the first time, a sitting american president paying his respects to the site of an atomic bombing. >> why do we come to this place to hiroshima? we come to ponder a terrible force unleashed in a not so distant past.
we come to mourn the dead. >> reporter: hundreds of protesters outside of hiroshima's peace memorial park, some demanding an apology from the united states. president obama did not apologize, but did renew his call for a world without nuclear weapons. president harry truman's controversy agricultural order to bomb hiroshima and nagasaki effectively ended world war ii. it also caused an estimated 200,000 deaths, mostly civilians. morey said her father died young from radiation exposure i want to thank the american president for visiting hiroshima she says. i know he wants to abolish nuclear weapons but it's not an easy goal. critics say the president's anti-nuclear rhetoric is
stronger. he faces criticism. plus iran has conducted three tests. >> wouldn't you rather have nuclear weapons when japan has nuclear weapons? and they do have them. >> reporter: it raises fears especially among those who remember the day it rained fire here. they say it stangds for peace hiroshima's former mayor has been asking every president since rondz reagan to visit his see. >> he hopes the message will endure much like the street car that withstood the a-bomb. a handful of survivors met with president obama including this man who worked decades to gain
recognition of 12 p.o.w.s killed in russia. he hopes obama can convince other world leaders to give up nuclear weapons before it's too late. will ripley, cnn, hiroshima, japan. still ahead here on the "cnn newsroom," a dire warning from top doctors about the real olympics. we explain why they say it's unethical to go ahead with the games in brazil. plus, colombia says three journalists have been freed. what impact this may have on peace talks as "cnn newsroom" continues. "why are you checking your credit score?"
welcome back to "cnn newsroom." i'm george howell. dozens of doctors are calling for the rio olympics to be moved or postponed. they say that the health risks from the zika virus aren't being taken seriously enough. our cnn international correspondent ivan watson has details. >> reporter: a group of more
than 100 doctors and researchers have issued a public warning about health risks to the olympics scheduled to take place here in rio in just over two months' time. doctors writing that they are very concerned about the threats of the zika virus. it's a mosquito born disease that's being investigated at this time. these doctors writing to the world health organization saying that the olympics should be either postponed or moved to another place. warning that the risks of having 500,000 tourists coming here and potentially bringing the virus to other parts. world to perhaps third world countries that don't have very good health care facilities that that could be a major threat to global health. this is coming in direct conviction to viadvisories comi from the world health organization. the cdc just on thursday said,
quote, there's no public health reason to cancel or delay the olympics. the advisory was for pregnant women not to travel here. and for people to use mosquito repellent to protect them in mosquitos. the w.h.o. has also advised people not to go into poorer districts of rio where there is more open water and more exposure to officials. city officials are saying they're working harder to crack down on the mosquito population. they say it is in the winter months in the southern hemisphere that there are usually fewer mosquitos at this time. but the debate between doctors and health officials is likely to continue. ivan watson, cnn, rio. >> a very difficult story to share with you as there is outrage in brazil. many people taking to the street after a 16-year-old girl says dozens of men raped her. ♪
the crowds are demanding justice for this teenager. police say that the girl's rapists put graphic images of her on social media. it is unclear how many men were involved it could be 30 to 36 men including her boyfriend. protesters say being a woman born in fear of being raped. moving on to colombia where soushls say three journalists held by a marxist group are freed. they were held for nearly a week. their releases were released on friday and one of the journalists went on to describe her ordeal, listen. >> translator: and when they showed up, they said you're going to stay with us a few days. they took all of my stuff and said we're going to bring you clothes. and they brought me some. i thought, if this is how it is,
i'll stay a few days. then five days passed and all of these days. >> if the journalists were indeed kidnapped that could comapplicant it. egypt is finalizing a deal company to find the so-called black boxes. the firm called deep ocean search will help look for and hopefully retrieve the flight data and cockpit voice recorders. they are still missing, more than a week, after the jet went down with 66 people on board. cnn's brian todd has this report for us. search teams looking for the missing egyptair flight 804 are bracing against elements and battling the clock. crews face an unforgiving
deadline to detect the pings from the flight data recorders. the batteries that powered the recorders will expire approximately 30 days from the day the plane went missing and now there are only 21 days left. the underwater search led by the ship la plas. large layers of district temperature variances that can block the pinger's signals. deep sea search experts say there's one piece of equipment that could be crucial. a towed ping locator. cnn got a look into it. this device was used in the initial search for malaysia air flight 370 and helped to lead to recovery of wreckage from air france in the atlantic. the pinger can go below 20,000
feet under the surface. it's pulled slowly for miles at a time listening for the black box signal. >> how far away can it pick it up? >> the outside edge is about two miles, a mile and a half to two miles away it can detect the sound. >> even if the battery is fading they might still detect. >> the signal comes up through the umbilical. and it comes through the receiver unit. we can adjust the frequency it's looking for. and out of this box we have a computer setup that graphically represents the signal that you're hearing from the beacon. >> reporter: the search area has now narrowed dramatically because airbus has located signals from the plane's elt, the emergency electronic
transmitter. >> that was cnn's brian todd reporting for us, airbus is not saying when it received the signals from the locator transmitter but such signals are usually identified a few hours after a crash. on the u.s. east coast, a tropical storm is raging war. here's the deal it has potential to wreak damage. >> yes, a lot of families looking forward to kick off the end of school. the unofficial beginning of summer as they said towards the beaches along the eastern seaboard and the gulf coast. we're looking at what could be a messy start and a messy end. the three-day long vacation for some of the folks who are trying to soak up the sun, along areas like charleston and savannah and extending up towards myrtle
beach and maybe towards wilmington for the next several days will be greeted by plenty of wet weather as the tropical depression, tropical depression number two starts to gain some strength. we thought that maybe around that 2:00 a.m. eastern time, for the east coast of the united states, we might see this make its way towards tropical storm intensity. just didn't happen. it doesn't even look that serious or even organized, as we look at the satellite. enhanced satellite view. right now, the winds associated with this at just 55 kilometers per hour. or about 35 miles per hour. moving off towards west-northwest at 12 miles an hour. but there is the gulf stream. the gulf stream is kind of a current that runs off the eastern seaboard kind of winds its way. it's a river of current that's a little warmer than the open waters of the atlantic. so it may actually cause this to
reach that tropical storm intensity. and if it does, that means we're going to see significant rainfall in coastal areas of south carolina. the target areas are not really important. although computer models are suggesting in the vicinity of charleston, there's going to be rip currents. the winds are going to be gusty. the rainfalls are going to come down, you could lose power. rip current, i'm especially concerned about that because a lot of people will want to go in the waters. the spaghetti models are suggesting coastal south carolina. spreading that into monday across portions of north carolina. >> karen maginnis, thank you. this is "cnn newsroom." still ahead, the u.s. says its forces are not on the forward line in syria. but a new video challenges that. we explain -- ahead. plus, migrants take smugglers to get them into europe, but now there is growing concern that isis is using them,
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welcome back to our viewers here in the united states and around the world, you are watching "cnn newsroom." it is good to have you with us. i'm george howell with the headlines we're following for you this hour. the olympics in rio. dozens of doctors and professors are calling for the games to be postponed or cancel due to medical risks of the zika virus but the world health organization and u.s. officials say there is no reason to change
the event's location or timing at this point. actor johnny depp. he has to stay away from his wife amber heard. she says the actor has physically and verbally abused her. heard filed for divorce earlier this week. the couple has been married less than two years. this, the scene outside of a donald trump rally in san diego. look at that. things got ugly when pro and antitrust people got too close to each other. it happened after the presumptive republican nominee had made his speech and left the convention. police broke up the crowd. 35 people there were arrested. donald trump is attacking hillary clinton for posting the ouster of the leader moammar gadhafi five years ago. trump now claims it let the terrorist get their hands on libya's oil fields. listen. >> her decision to go in, this was her baby, libya, is a
disaster. and she got rid of gadhafi. and now you have a mess. and you know who has the oil? who has the oil in libya? isis has the oil. so, you know what we got out of it, we got death, we got destruction, we got isis rebuilding stronger than ever in libya. if isis has the oil, why aren't we blockading so they can't sell it. why aren't we bombing the hell -- >> but speaking as a point of fact, isis does not control lib oil fields in libya. new video appears to show its special forces with kurdish groups, they're there with them. the u.s. denies that the troops on the forward line in syria but the video casts doubt on it. jim sciutto has this report. >> reporter: u.s. special forces just north of the isis
stronghold of raqqah, syria. alongside fighting the terror group. offense news agency captured these rare images wearing the significantnia of the kurdish forces they're fighting alongside as ankara considers the terrorist. >> wearing the ypg patch was unauthorized and inappropriate. corrective action has been taken. >> reporter: the images made clear that the u.s. forces are very close to the front lines of isis in syria. >> they are not on the forward line. they are providing advice and assistance. and, again, i'm not going to get into the details but that mission has not changed. their role has not changed. they are not leading this fight. they are supporting those forces at the leading edge.
>> reporter: there are currently more than 200 u.s. forces on the ground in syria training and encouraging fighters. cnn spoke to the leader. >> translator: we have requested a continuous size of weapons on a level that's sufficient with the size that we fight. >> reporter: in a military barrage against isis fighters in support offic react forces fighting to rae take the town of fallujah which sits just 40 miles west of the town of baghdad. one commander was killed in the city. >> that was jim sciutto reporting there for us. the pentagon saying that the air strikes which jim just mentioned have killed more than 70 isis fighters in fallujah. iraqi forces launched an
operation to recapture the city from isis at the start of this week. they scored their first significant victory thursday when they retook about ten miles. about 16 kilometers away. iraqi officials say hundreds of people have fled fallujah. one woman who escaped explains conditions were dire. >> translator: we've been trapped for three years. we ate rotten we drank hot water and ate unfresh food. we thank god. do you believe that the price of a sack of flour reached $1,000. a handful of rice is sold at a40. and it is hard to find. >> iraqi's military says it evacuated 760 you people who fled fallujah on friday. greece is trying to get migrants into state-run camps
on. friday, officials cleared out a formal site. the day before they evacuated, about 8,000 refugees who had been living there several months. the migrants didn't go far. he set up a camp at a gas station about 12 miles away. the united nations says greece's state run camps aren't good enough and the country needs to find better alternatives. >> the conditions that some of the sites that refugee and migrants were transferred to fall well below minimum standards. they have been moved into derelict warehouses and factories inside of which i think many of you have seen the photos tents have been placed too tightly together. the air circulation is poor. supplies of food, water, toilet, showers and electricity are insufficie insufficient. in italy, about 1,000
migrants have been arrived at the sicilian port of catania over the past hour. crews have rescued more than 15,000 migrants between italy on sunday. this comes after the navy discovered 45 bodies friday on the half sunken boat. migrants have been taking advantage of warmer, calmer seas to try to make that desperate trip into europe. for thousands of people trying to escape atrocities in heir homelands, smugglers are a basis for hope. cnn's nick paint walsh has this exclusive report from libya. >> reporter: this is the moment when desperate dreams come to an end. we're with the libyan immigration police inside a
warehouse of migrant hopefuls that just raided right on the tripoli beachfront. as turkey and greece close their shores, the libyan route to europe has exploded again. here among the squaller that a lifetime in savings buys. where are you from? nigeria. he fled nigeria, his bombs killed his father and brother. and he survived the desert trek until here. >> reporter: we leave quickly as
is this a smuggler's neighborhood. but there say new threat here, police telling us that isis have hit fighters among another group bound for europe. tradie ining human souls is awf until until you see that isis is using this to infiltrate the continent. police tell us they have caught different other migrants with isis links and warns us the threat is real. isis can be among the illegal immigrants on the boats. they travel with their families without weapons as normal illegal immigrants. they will wear american dress and have english language papers so they cause no suspicion. >> reporter: there is a huge and uncontrollable coastline where smugglers rule. we talked to one who says in the
past two months fearing isis has become part of the trade. >> translator: about two weeks ago, a boat left the stronghold. among them were about 40 isis. a storm turned them back. i don't know if they got there. about a month ago i got a dpraul a guy i knew was isis. he wanted a small boat. was willing to pay $40,000. i didn't take the deal. >> do you and the smugglers feel confident who you know may be isis? >> translator: their only interested in smuggler, water or watermelon, only that matters. the coast guard struggling to even find boats. >> reporter: fighting the migrant trade across this, the mole coastline of the libyan capital seeks boats like this from which are not particularly in good service.
you simply can't imagine how undersourced things are here. these are the desperate scenes. smugglers now prefer these dinghies, vay ies vulnerable. nick paton walsh, cnn, tripoli. this is "cnn newsroom." still ahead, the battle of balconies. one homeowner wants britain to leave the european union. the other says, definitely not, and they put their differences, well, right there on display. ♪
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demonstrators who want britain to remain in the european union will rally in london, avoiding a so-called brexit. earlier, friday, g7 leaders issued a warning on the impact of a british exit from the eu on the global economy including that group summit in japan, they said, quote, a uk exit from the eu would reverse the trend towards greater global trade and investment and the jobs they create and is a further serious risk to growth. the watchdog if the uk is criticizing the vote lead campaign. it's saying it has mislead voters claiming that britain pays $500 million to the eu each week. and it says, the continued use of a gross figure in context
that implies it is a net figure is misleading. the big date is june 23rd. that's when britons go to the polls to vote on this eu referendum on it. nick nina de santos went to a factory floor to find out why. >> reporter: assembled in britain by a german country and destined for trains all over the world, these signal boxes are the embodiment of what the eu neens business. unferted access to the largest single trading anywhere in the planet. >> the first thing we have simply access to a huge market. the biggest in the world, 500 million people. that helps our business here in the uk. the second is, we ought to have influence from the uk, through the european union, to make sure that the standards and the regulation that is set for our
manufacturing here suits us and works for us. and the third is really, really crucial. and that issue is that we want to participate in european-wide research programs that help us set what future industries are going to be. >> reporter: with 14,000 staff across 13 factories like these, this is one of the largest global firms operating inside of the uk. when it comes to this news on europe, turns out it's not alone. those polls, about 78% of international companies say they believe a brexit would be bad for business. but almost $40 billion worth of bond growth investment that flows into the company each other. and also a big british business, too. a recent survey shows that ceos of 19% of firms reckon that the
uk is better off remaining inside the eu. but smaller industry it seems sees more value in independence. with 42% of its process say they go would vote to leave. take britain's foreman andsons they export 90% of their fish to eu markets but still have to contend with cumbersome rules and regulations. >> we face a large amount of bureaucracy. one thing we had to do is print you shou new packages for smoked salmon that has a warning that says contains fish. >> reporter: the one thing they do want is clarity. they'll get that after june the 23rdth.
nina del santos. on adjacent balconies in london, the battle over britain possibly leave the eu is playing out on full display. on one balcony, the red banner says leave. but next door, it adds the words "if you want to cut workers' right." while the dueling residents disagree, they do agree on one thing, the country faces a critical cross roads. >> this is the most important political decision that we're going to have in great britain. you know, for an awful long time. and i don't know what's going to happen in the future. but it's very important. i feel very strongly about it. so i put it up. >> our neighbor, tony, who lives on the adjoining balcony, erected this massive placard. and very plainly said he was going to put it up. my wife and i said, well, we're
actually for remaining in the eu although we don't think it's a panacea, we gave him a bottle of wine and we said we would punt an alternative poster. >> i've seen plenty of debates but not a balcony debate. the neighbors live in the neighborhood of gospel oak. donald trump values loyalty among his followers. look closely at this. one of his tiniest fans there really stuck on him. stay with us.
so, it is fair to say that the donald, he has plenty of fans. he's attracting a whole new demographic, but just happens to be another species in one case. jeanne moos has the story for us. ♪ >> reporter: donald trump loves to speak on the fly. but suddenly, there's a fly on the donald. where else -- >> whenever we love it or hate it, it's my hair.
>> reporter: the flies sure seem to love it. as tv cameras zoomed in for the close-up. >> we're going to have the wall. we're going to have the wall. we're going to have that wall. >> reporter: no wall would have kept out this fly even when the donald turned, the fly still stuck with him, it was still there when he turned back around. no, the donald didn't swat at it, he didn't seem to know it was there. but at least flies are bipartisan. in 2008, they buzzed democrats at debates from joe biden to hillary clinton, to barack obama. >> in the hills between afghanistan and pakistan. >> reporter: and condi rice had to fend one off on a sunday morning talk show. >> this is about the pakistani people. we've got a failed state in afghanistan. >> i'm sorry about that fly. >> me, too. >> reporter: remember the bird that landed on bernie's podium. it got rousing applause. why not the fly.
trump may talk the talk of a tough guy, when it comes to actually slaying flies -- >> hey, get out of here. >> reporter: president obama is the one dubbed the human flyswatter. >> now, where were we? >> caller: the president even picked up the corpse. the fly on the donald was only viewable for 30 seconds but the internet pounced. trump's hair, tweeted another credit irk, it can spell the b.s. honestly, who wants to be a fly on a wall when you can be a fly in the donald's hair? you can just imagine what that fly is saying. >> wow! >> reporter: jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> the flies don't care whether you're democrat or republican. they just do their thing. a special moment for the swedish royal family. the video here from the baptism
of prince oscar car low olof, he's third in line for the throne. 400 people were invited to the baptism including the royalty from around the world. the little prince slept through most of the ceremony. we thank you for watching this hour. i'll george howell at the cnn center in atlanta. i'll be back after the break with more news from around the world. thank you for watching cnn, the world's news leader.
riot police with batons inleashing pepper spray while arresting dozens of people. zika fears spark a new warning from more than 100 doctors why they say brazil should put off the olympic games. and u.s. war veterans complete a new mission after passing through a different kind of battlefield. live from cnn headquarters in the world. welcome from our news headquarters in the united states and around the world. "cnn newsroom" starts right not. chaos on the campaign trail outside of a donald trump rally in san diego, california, things got ugly. when his supporters and opponents went after each other. take a look there. police broke up the crowds, but it wasn't easy. >> get on your back! >> get on your back.
>> there was a scene there where 35 people were arrested. the presumptive republican nominee had already left the event when the confrontations starts. our paul vercammen was there. >> reporter: san diego police and sheriff's deputies and other department has to respond in full riot gear art trump rally ended. what it happened is, they had gone to great lengths to seal off the anti-atrump demonstrators from the people leaving the convention center. but eventually, they did start to blend together as they were both walking back towards parking areas. shouting matches ensued. there were pushing and shoving. they were throwing things. there were arrests, then they moved in in force. look behind me, you can see all of these officers in full riot gear, helmets on, visors down. they began moving everyone down
harvard boulevard in san diego, not very far from the ocean at all. it was effective, they took a large crowd at one point, they thinned it out little by little, but that there weren't confrontations or skirmishes along the way, but eventually as it started to get darker, they got a handle on things, they were able to disperse the crowd in san diego. >> a couple hours ago, donald trump tweeted his thankings to the police there. saying, quote, fantastic job on handling the thugs who tried to disrupt our very peaceful and well attended rally. greatly appreciated. trump also saying just because california has been a democratic stronghold doesn't mean he can't win the state in november's general election. but first, he wants california to support him in next month's primary voting. >> so, get out and vote in a couple weeks and get out and vote.
and here's what i'm going to do. and i'll tell you this right now and i shouldn't say it although hillary's got bigger problems right now, but we are going to make a strong play for california. >> both democrats and republicans are all trying to make a strong play in that state. hillary clinton campaigned in silicon valley, saying she and bernie sanders will come together because they are on the same page but sanders told supporters he's still in it to win it. listen. >> brothers and sister, we can win here in california. we can win in many of the other states coming up on june 7th. with your support, we can go in to the democratic national convention with a great deal of momentum. and we can come out with the democratic nomination. >> so the battle continues on
the democratic side of things. joe johns has more now on the showdown for the state of california. >> reporter: with sanders keeping up the primary fight, clinton is appealing to her rival supporters to unite behind her. >> whatever differences senator sanders or our supporters have, they pale, they pale in comparison to our differences with donald trump and what he represents. >> reporter: but with the polls in california now neck and neck, clinton's campaign is releasing three new tv ads. >> i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. >> reporter: clinton is trying to bring it to a close. >> i'm not going to respond to anything he says about me. i could care less what he says about me. >> reporter: clinton, though, is not letting up in her criticism of trump. >> what he's saying is dangerous
and divisive. >> reporter: calling the billionaire unqualified to be president. >> based on what we've already heard, donald trump is an unqualified loose cannon who cannot get close to the most powerful job in the world. it is up to say no! >> reporter: clinton going offense even as she plays defense on the e-mails. considering that she violated rules by use a private server. >> well, i thought it was allowed. i knew past secretaries of state used personal e-mail so, yes, i believe it was allowed. >> reporter: sanders is taking aim at clinton nat over e-mails but her comments that she's sewn up the democratic nomination. >> i will be the nominee for my party, chris. that is already done in effect. there's for way i won't be. >> does that make you mad seeing that?
>> just a tinch arrogance there. >> reporter: and on thursday night sanders hit clinton for refusing to debate him. >> i think it's insulting that people of the largest state in america are not going to come forward and talk about the issues. >> cnn's joe johns reporting for us. >> bernie sanders is also disappointed that donald trump isn't going to debate him. the two have been talking about it, but now trump believes it wouldn't be the right move. say, quote, based on the fact that the democratic nomination process is totally rigged and crooked hillary clinton and debbie wasserman schultz will not allow bernie sanders to win and now that i am the presumptive republican nominee, it seems inappropriate that i would debate the second-place finisher. for his part, bernie sanders insists that the debate could raise money for charity, and that it should happen. >> we just heard from at least
two networks, i think abc and cbs, that they are prepared to sponsor the debate. that in fact trump had a good idea to put some of the profits into charity. i think it's the right idea. i think we have major networks that are prepared to do that. mr. trump, let's do it. >> oh, u.s. politics. changes like the weather, the twists and turns for more on the wild race and hillary clinton's disappointing lead to the polls, be sure to tune into "political mann," he speaks that this general election could be a nightmare. that is saturday at 7:00 p.m. in london. 10:00 p.m. in abu dhabi. only here on cnn. a group of health experts is call for the rio olympics to be moved or postponed. they say the health risks by the zika virus aren't being taken seriously enough. our cnn international correspondent ivan watson has more. >> reporter: a group of more than 100 doctors and researchers
have issued a public warning about health risks for the olympics scheduled to take place here in rio in just over two months time. doctors writing that they are very concerned about the threats of the zika virus. it's a mosquito born disease that's being investigated at this time. these doctors writing to the world health organization saying that the olympics should be either postponed or moved to another place. warning that the risks of having 500,000 tourists coming here and potentially bringing the virus to other countries around the world to perhaps third world countries that don't have very good health care facilities, that that could be a major threat to global health. now, this is coming in direct contradiction to advisories coming in from the world health organization. the cdc just on thursday said, quote, there's no public health reason to cancel or delay the olympics. the advisory was for pregnant
women not to travel here. and for people to use mosquito repellent to protect them in mosquitos. the w.h.o. has also advised people not to go into poorer districts of rio where there is more open water and could be more exposure to mosquitos. the city officials say they're working harder to crack down on the mosquito population. they say it is in the winter months in the southern hemisphere that there are usually fewer mosquitos at this time. but the debate between doctors and health officials is likely to continue. ivan watson, cnn, rio. a horrific story in brazil is causing nationwide outrage. a young girl said dozens of men raped her when she visited her boyfriend's home and then posted the attack yonlonline. plus, less than a week that
people there demanding justice for this teenager. video of the alleged attack was put on social media. protesters say being born a woman means living in fear of being raped. cnn's shasta darlington has this report. >> reporter: brazilian police are searching for at least 30 people suspected in an alleged gang rape and for posting graphic images of the 16-year-old victim in the internet. in the video and photos the girl is naked and unconscious. these images have caused a nationwide backlash. in a press conference friday people have identified four people including a man in the video and the girl's boyfriend. >> translator: with the help of the general population which reacted in an exceptional way by denouncing the video, we were able to identify some people.
>> reporter: the 38-second video emerged at the beginning of the week. initially, it was shared with vulgar jokes and in the video there were disturbing comments of a woman's body. you can hear two men bragging how at least 30 men have had sexual intercourse with her. the girl went to the police and testified to them that she had gone to her boyfriend's house in the western part of rio. she woke up in a different morning in a different house surrounded by 33 armed men. the victim says it was 33 people. some others say 30. others say 36. we still don't know how many people were involved. we have identified four people. >> reporter: brazilians took to twitter and facebook with angry messages using hash tags like "gang rape." also "rape can't be justified."
they posted slogans and videoing we need to talk about the culture of rape. and it wasn't 30 against one. it was 30 against all of them. the interim presidentwayed in denouncing it as a barbaric crime and calling for emergency meetings of security chiefs from all of brazil's states next tuesday where he wants to discuss ways to fight violence against victim. shasta darlington, cnn, rio de janeiro. in colombia, officials say three journalists held by a marxist guerilla group are free. they were alleged kidnapped by a group called the ein and released. one of the journalists went on to describe her ordeal. >> translator: and when they showed up, they said you're going to stay with us a few days. they took all of my stuff and said we're going to bring you
clothes. and they brought me some. i thought, if this is how it is, i'll stay a few days. then five days passed and all of these days. and we moved from place to place. >> if the journalists were indeed kidnapped that could complicate the eln's peace talks with the government. the two sides announced negotiations to end five decades of conflict. ♪ egypt is finalizing a deal with a french called called deep ocean search to find egyptair flight 8004. the plane's black boxes are still missing a week after it went down. meanwhile, airbus said it has detected signals sent by the plane's emergency locator transmitter.
>> reporter: what we're learning about the elt. we don't know which ones were detected. the transmission doesn't last long. only a few hours, not you days. and it doesn't work under water. it's likely, this investigation is isn't new to investigators given the beacon's window of operation. officials say it will narrow the search area to five kilometers. meanwhile, a search is due in the eastern mediterranean, it will operate equipment to locate the ping from the cockpit and flight data recorders. it really is a race against time as the batteries from the boxes last roughly 30 days. if they're unable to locate it, in this time frame, the search grows more difficult. if they're able to find the black boxes, it operates a
sophisticated underwater exploration robot and lifting mechanics. this will be crucial for retrieving the debris that's believed to be at a depth of 3,000 meets, that's 10,000 feet, ian lee, cairo. severe flooding is being blamed for the deaths of at least two people in the eastern part of texas. the water rose so high, authorities say one the victims apparently drown in a mobile home. three people are still missing. dozens had to be rescued after they got trapped in cars and homes. if the bad weather isn't finished, there's another storm strengthening the southeastern part of the united states. karen maginnis is live to tell us about it. >> yes, with the national holiday and long weekend and people headed to the beaches but across texas.
especially eastern texas this is where we've seen staggering amounts of rainfall over the last several months. we've seen radar imagery of accumulation over the last several days but we're looking at that to taper off just a bit before returning as we go into the work week. this is what we have seen over the last few hours. there you can see some of the lightning associated with the storms. but it does look like across the midwest, we're not finished with that wet weather either. across missouri, the colorado river was one of those areas -- the missouri river, rather, was one of those rivers and its tributaries that have seen extreme flooding from heavy downpours. just to the northwest of houston, we saw in the last day or so, with the amount of rainfall in the past 24 hours in brenham was about 17 1/2 inches of rainfall. or about 450 millimeters. it is the wettest calendar day on record ever. and for the capital city of
austin, texas, 24-hour rainfall total there. just under nine inches. and then there's another system to worry about. this one tropical depression number two. we just got our update from the national hurricane center and the latest advisory poorly organized satellite imagery not showing really a clearly defined guy. we're not looking at a huge system but what could be dangerous as we head towards the weekend along the south carolina coast. not just there, but elsewhere across the deep south. it's a rip current. other people refer to it as a rip tide. but it's really known as a rip current. it's very dangerous for swimmers. also the heavy downpours. could see possibly some trees going down as well. so watch out for all of those potentials as we head into the next day or so. probably will become a tropical storm in the next 12 to 24 hours and could produce between 2 and
4 inches of rainfall or 50 to about 100 millimeters. not a good weekend to go to the beach. >> holiday weekend ahead. tough weather there on the southeast coast. you know, we've got friends and family back in austin. they are dealing with a lot of rain and water. thank you so much, karen. the pentagon says air strikes have killed more than 70 isis fighters in fallujah. iraqi forces launched an operation to recapture the city from isis at the start of this week. they scored their first significant victory on thursday when they retook a town ten miles away, about 16 kilometers from the city. iraqi officials say hundreds of people have fled fallujah so far as one woman who escaped explains conditions in that city are dire. >> translator: we've been trapped for three years. we ate rotten date. and they moved us from one area to another.
we ate hot water and ate unfresh food. do you believe that the fleiss of a sack of flour reached $1,000. a handful of rice is sold at $40 and it is hard to find. >> iraqi's military says it evacuated 760 people who fled fallujah on friday. in greece, russia's president gave the sharpest warning that romania and poland could face retaliation for hosting a u.s. missile shield. vladimir putin spoke at a news conference with greek prime minister tsipras. mr. tsipras said it's not within the best interests of security. later saturday, mr. putin will visit 1,000-year-old russian monastery in greece. the u.s. vice president joe biden is congratulating
ukraine's vice president on the release of nadia yushchenko. the ukrainian pilot had been released from jail before being pardoned and released on wednesday. she spoke exclusively to cnn's matthew chance and talked of her political ambitions. >> reporter: her defiance seems undimmed for nearly two years behind russian bars. i'm free she screamed at the camera but sorry for the mothers whose kids will never return to the front lines. nadia has long been a symbol of ukrainian national resistance. in this cnn interview, she spoke of ambitions to be its national leader, too. >> you, of course, are now a national hero here in ukraine. you're also a member of the
political party. what do you have as your ambitions, do you have your eye on the presidency? >> translator: i see myself as military person. but if the people need me to be a president i will be a president. in order to benefit ukraine, i can do anything, both in battle and in politics. >> reporter: this is the fatal incident at the height of the battles in eastern ukraine. savchenko was found guilty in russia of directing. accompanied by a russian television crew. the russian reporter and his sound engineer were both killed. critics described as the show trial that followed, savchenko always pleads innocent. the defense team arguing she had already been captured when the attack took place. out the court still sentenced them to 22 years. the kremlin says the prisoner
swap was only approved after president putin heard a appeal for clemency. >> putin, president of russia, said he hoped the step would be in easing the tension zones do you think it's a step in the right direction? >> translator: if president putin said this was a gesture, it is not going to help. it is a correct step. the rest of the steps will depend on them. whether this will help to resolve the conflict, i hope it will. i hope this will help to reach a compromise by all parties. >> reporter: back in ukraine, the release of a war hero is a rare political victory by the country's president seen by many frustrated ukrainians as unable to implement reforms answer criticized by political opponents for giving too much away in the negotiations with russia. >> do you think he'd make a
better president than the current president? >> translator: people are not willing to criticize the president. once you can tell someone i have done better than you then i will be able to politicize you. then i'm not going to say if i'm going to be better than someone. time will tell. >> reporter: and time will tell also if this defiant ukrainian will be as potent a politician as she was a prisoner. matthew chance, cnn, months kow. 5:26 on the u.s. east coast. and still ahead, britain's future in the european union is dividing voters. the issue also dividing britain's businesses as well. we explain why some say it would be a huge mistake to leave the world's largest single trading bloc. plus, an investigation into america's ageing and overcrowded airports in serious need of upgrades. next, why the problems are getting so severe. live this hour for viewers in the united states and all around
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welcome back to our viewers here in the united states and around the world, you are watching "cnn newsroom." it is good to have you with us i'm george howell with the headlines we're following for you this hour. chaos outside of a donald trump rally in san diego, california. things got ugly when pro and anti-trump people got too close to each other. it happened after the presumptive republican nominee had made his speech and left the convention center. police broke up the crowd. 35 people were arrested. the upcoming rio olympics.
dozens of doctors and professors are calling for the games to be called off or postponed due to medical risks by the zika virus. but the world health organization says there's no reason to change the events, location or timing. the effort to retake fallujah from isis. a u.s. military force says in recent days fighters have killed. announcing that just last weekend. a court in argentina has convicted 15 south american officials of conspiring to kill and kidnap opponents in 1970s and '80s. ronaldo bonnoni was sentenced to 20 years. operation condor was carried out in 16 countries. in another half hour or so,
demonstrators who want britton remain in the european union will hold a rally. g7 leaders issued a warning on the global economy. wrapping up their summit in japan they said, quote, a uk exit from the eu will reverse the trend towards greater global trade and investment and the jacqueses they create and is a further serious risk to growth. the official watchdog in the uk is criticizing the vote leave campaign. it says it's misleading voters saying that britain pays more than $500 million a week and the gross is misleading and undermines trust in official statistics. again, britons go to the polls on june 23rd. that is the big date to determine this issue. and voters are divided. and so are british businesses. cnn money editor nina del santos
went to the floor to find out why. >> reporter: assembled in britain by a german company and destined for trains all over the world these signal boxes are the embodiment of what the eu means to businesses. unfettered access to any single trading anywhere in the planet. >> the first thing we have simply access to a huge market. the biggest in the world, 500 million people. that helps our business here in the uk. the second is, we ought to have influence from the uk, through the european union, to make sure that the standards and the regulation that is set for our manufacturing here suits us and works for us. and the third is really, really crucial. and that issue is that we want to participate in european-wide research programs that help us set what future industries are going to be. >> reporter: with 14,000 staff
across 13 factories like these, this is one of the largest global firms operating inside of the uk. when it comes to this news on europe, turns out it's not alone. those polls, about 78% of international companies say they believe a so-called brexit would be bad for business. but almost $40 billion worth of foreign growth investment that flows into the company each other. and also a big british business, too. a recent survey shows that ceos of 93% of firms reckoned that the uk is better off remaining inside the eu. but smaller industry it seems sees more value in independence. with 42% of its bosses saying they would vote to leave. take britain's oldest dealer
foreman and sons. they export 90% of their fish to eu markets but still have to contend with cumbersome rules and regulations. >> we face a large amount of bureaucracy. one of the ridiculous things we had to do laugh year is spend thousands and thousands of pounds printing new packaging for smoked salmon so it had a warning sign printed on the back saying contains fish. >> reporter: from the production line to the calling booth, businesses big and small may not see eye to eye when it comes to the eu. but the one thing they do want is clarity, they'll get that after june the 23rdth. nina del santos, cnn, men. the brutal over a possible brexit, it is playing out in full display on one balcony. a red banner says "vote leave." while the dueling residents disagree whether britain should
stay in the eu or not they do agree on one thing, britain faces a political cross roads. >> this is one of the most important decisions we're going to have in great britain for an awful long time. it's very important. i feel very strongly about it, so i put it up. >> our neighbor tony who lives on the adjoining balcony erected this massive "vote leave" placard and said very calmly he was going to put it up. my wife and i said, well, we're actually for remaining in the eu although we don't think it's a panacea, we gave him a bottle of wine and we said we would punt an alternative poster. >> they disagree but it's quite a healthy debate that's happening in this london suburb of gospel oak which had not been viewed as a key battleground in
the june referendum. this is a big holiday weekend in the united states. one of the biggest days of travel. and also highlights how american airports are in need of upgrades. seen as one pride they're not causing for embarrassment of. >> reporter: long lines. >> we were almost in security for two hours. >> reporter: missed flights. >> 2 1/2 hours early and still not enough. >> reporter: and frustrated passengers it's become the standard nationwide. but the trouble favoring airports goes far beyond the security check points. >> people built in. '60s or '70s. >> reporter: decades ago when u.s. airports were built, there were more than 62 million travelers. today, that number has grown, but capacity has not. more than 750 million passengers are expected to fly this year. presidential candidates on both sides agree, the nation's airports are not ready for the
21st century. >> i'm tired that we don't have a single airport in our country that's considered in the top 25. >> you look at some of our airports, it's third world. >> reporter: also in need of updating, the faa's air traffic control system. doug parker is the ceo of american airlines. >> our flight times and what we schedule our times to be are longer than they would be if we had a more efficient air traffic control system. >> reporter: airports like new york's laguardia and l.a.x. in los angeles have ranked as some of the country's worst in the past because of outdated terminals. >> these terminals are old, they're kind of falling apart. and we really, really needed to upgrade them but that's difficult to do when you're really constrained for space. >> reporter: funding is finally coming through some in major cities. but smaller airports like kansas city which lacks amenities and space for passengers they're
still looking for the cash. >> we have new airlines that are flying in the united states where they don't accommodate an a-380. >> reporter: in the u.s., funding comes from airlines, state, local municipalities and the federal government. but it's a much simpler funding process in other parts the world. in south korea, it consistently ranked as one of the best in the world. it's heavily funded by the government. there's entertainment, high-end retail and computer stations. showers, spas, an onsite hotel. full-stage performances. and the terminals are massive. congress regulates a tax capped at $4.50 airfare for passengers. the fee hasn't been raised for
15 years. >> our government show it by increasing funding. >> rene marsh there reporting for us there. airport council international says the u.s. needs to invest an estimated $75 billion over the next five years to compete with other airports around the world. a potentially nasty celebrity divorce to tell you about on the horizon. a judge in los angeles granted actress amber heard, a temporary restraining order requiring her movie star husband johnny depp to keep his advance. heard claims that dep had been physically and verbally abusive. depp's legal documents say it's an attempt to get money. it is a battle between two madrid squads. the prize, the champions league
champions league title. real and atletico will keep for europe's football, its biggest crowd on saturday. it is the second time in three years the two teams are meeting in the finals. cnn's amanda davis sets the scene ahead of the game. >> reporter: it's virtually impossible to look ahead to saturday's final without looking back to lisbon two years ago when atletico saw victory snatched from their grasp and time adding on. s simioni said it's new. >> translator: the past doesn't count for anything now. neither all the times we've beaten real madrid or what happened in last time in the champion's league in lisbon.
everything is in the past. from now on, you're only going to value us by what we do on saturday. we have the feeling that we can beat real madrid and we're going to try to did that. >> translator: the best thing this group has is insist, reprepare, get out, change footballers but not change the structure. not change the system. not change the identity. not change the commitment, and when you repeat, repeat, repeat and are insistent in what you believe, you can do it. >> reporter: real madrid and their pans have been sweating out after of the injury earlier this week, he insists he's fit. and he looks pretty lively. and he says he's not the only one rearing to go. >> translator: when the imagines i will definitely feel much more tense, but that's the manager's
job, and i like it. i like the pressure. i've experienced it as a player, but it's very different for us manager managers. he told me hopefully one day you'll experience it as a coach and now here you are. we are ready to play. i can't tell what you will happen tomorrow. when you start a game it's 50/50. >> reporter: for all the proximity this is a final for two clubs worlds apart in style and ethos. it was real madrid claiming the european crown ten years ago but after leaving lisbon as losers, atletico are determined to make it fair. >> how do the two in the champion league stack up. here's a look at real madrid.
and atletico with a value of $633 million. real has the highest paid footballer,o rinaldo, he made $53 million. koke is atletico's highest paid player. $14 million. real has 32 titles to atletico's 10. five people have died trying to scale mt. everest. but these u.s. veterans climbed on. their story, next. l you. evening, film noir, smoke, atmosphere... bob...
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cnn's robin concekerconcern cure story. >> reporter: it's about the team work and the fact that you might not make it back. they had just made it back from the top of the highest peak in the world. what was it like at the summit? >> the summit, honestly, we got there at a perfect time, 7:40 a.m. we got to watch the sunrise, and see this shadow of mt. everest casting down on to the mountain which is pretty amazing. >> reporter: they say this is one of the toughest expeditions they faced. harold earls describes the extreme weather. >> yeah, as we got down, we ran into incredibly tense winds and storms. my sherpa actually got snow-blind at one point and we were trading goggles back and forth. it was a very intense most.
>> reporter: it was exhausting said chad jukes. >> i faced extreme odds and including jet stream winds that were, possibly, over 100 miles per hour. >> reporter: for jukes, his journey was particularly tough because in 2006, his leg was amputated below the knee after an ied attack on his convoy in iraq. i mean, i can how much more difficult it is to climb mt. everest with a prosthetic leg. >> you know, so many people are amazed that i would climb mt. everest with that leg. i said how else am i going to climb it. >> reporter: the mission kept them going.
>> with the posttraumatic stress and suicide. that's what we wanted to focus on, you know, we wants to use mt. everest as a means of highlighting that. >> reporter: talking to cnn from high up in the mountain, harold earls was still reflecting about the dangers he and the team had just faced. >> we were on a massive face. like a chimney. and you climb down this rock about 28,000 feet, as i peer over this chimney, this step and look down. literally there are bodies that were piled up at the bottom. >> reporter: more than 200 climbers have died on mt. everest. most bodies are left on the ground it's just too difficult to retrieve them. talking from the military fight suffering from ptsd is the next
part. >> inspiring, the mission carries on. speaking of death defying. featuring the trip that children make. they are climbing shaky vine ladders up to a sheer face to get home from their classes. look at that, it's so item mish churning they only do that twice a month. a photographer tagged along after experiencing the so-called sky ladders for himself. he said it was an indication of china's wealth gap. my goodness, that image. i understand why they only do that twice to get to school. my goodness. that wraps this hour of "cnn newsroom." i'm george howell at the cnn center in atlanta. for our viewers in the united states, "new day" starts next. for other viewers around the world "cnn inspirations: new frontiers" is coming up after
two dead, three missing as swee flooding hits texas. now a tropical storm is threatening to wreck weekend holiday plans for the southeast coast. protesters clashing at a trump rally in san diego. police move in with riot gear arresting dozens. and the libertarian party possibly with its best chance yet to prove they are