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it is time to say enough is enough. our society to continue to function in accordance with our values, but when it comes to take on extremism and terrorism, things need to change. >> a new battle cry from the brit i british prime minister. how will the uk shift its approach to fighting terror after this. another attack. the third attack in ten weeks, new raids over night, early start is starting right now. good morning, everyone, welcome to early start. >> it is monday june 5th,
3:00 a.m. in the east. major reset in london's war on terror, theresa may calling for sweeping review ramping up the response comes on the wait of deadly new attack. over night, police conducting new raids in east london detaining a number of people. >> at least seven people were killed, 48 others injured in this rampage. at least 20 are still in critical condition. isis has claimed responsibility with no evidence to back that up. general election will go on as scheduled on thursday. we'll get the backdrop, heightened concern over terrorism. good morning. . >> hi, christy, yeah, good morning. there were raids once again over night. eastern part of london.
where as you've said, the authorities entertain number of people requesting. that's a pattern that we've seen since this new attack took place. there was some freezing rain that took place pretty much the same area yesterday with 12 people being detained there. 11 of them remained in custody. prime minister theresa may has come out and said there will be a major review of the strategy. she praised the authorities, especially the police and emergency response services for very very quick. one of the things you have to point out. from the moment they got the first call, attack was taking place the moment the police kuned down -- gunned down the attacker. eight minutes. nevertheless the prime minister said four things need to change in the war on terror, the pluralistic value must defeat, democratic governors must regulate cyber space.
military action to destroy isis abroad, less tolerance of extremism. she said that's one of the problems there's too much intolerancism. the police have all the powers they need. they also believe that a show in this as far as responses concerned, but at the same time they want to make a review and see if there's anything they can improve to make sure attacks like this one don't happen in the future after string of attacks as you noted over the past few weeks. >> this particular attack relatively lone attack. relatively low tech. >> absolutely. it was one of the first reporters on the scene after this attack took place. especially with the fake
suicide, that did cause the police to make a harsh response. we got here about 45 minutes after the attack took place. there were still people running for their life out in the area where this happened. the british authorities had the situation under control. they were moving people quickly. they were also in command of the situation. the fact that they were able to take them out so quickly certainly is remarkable. now, what happened is that at least three attackers went on to the iconic london bridge in that and started mowing down people, swerving from left to right, went across the london bridge and went to the market which is a place where many people would have been around saturday night. they got out of the van and started stabbing people randomly. one of the other things that happened, people fought back. they went into some of the pubs and restaurants. people fought back. attacked them with chairs and
then the police moved on the scene very very quickly and ended this whole thing within eight minutes. >> remarkable, that response time. one reporters on the scene, thank you, sir. later in the program we'll have witnesses there later in the show. 36 people still being treated at london hospitals over night. 21 of those listed in critical conditions. we'll have the latest on their victims and stories, outside hospital. good morning to you. >> good morning, dave. that's right, we're beginning to hear the tragic stories of those who died, including chrissy, she was from canada. she worked in homeless shelters there. she moved to europe to be with her fiance. she was killed on the london bridge that horrific night struck by the terrorist van. her family releasing a statement
she was loving, beautiful, saying she would not have had no understanding of the cruelty that caused her -- some 14 victims being treated here at the hospital alone, including daniel o'neal, just 23 years old. he was stabbed at the market. we heard from his mother yesterday. take a listen to what she had to say. >> shock. i said, you think other people will find it hard. it feels very bad that he -- >> 36 people are being treated at hospitals currently across london. 21 in critical condition. >> thank you. >> all right, 200 miles northwest of london bridge emotions were raw at the one
manchester concert hosted by ariana grande. at her concert two weeks ago, killed 22 people. youngest eight years old. last night we were watching the young pop star leader return to deliver a touching reboot to the victim. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> live in manchester. phil, just such a moving tribute there. >> reporter: yeah, it really was, any day in the world this would have been pretty amazing because of the line up of ariana grande. it was katie perry, miley cyrus, justin bieber. this was just mentioned two weeks after the apparent suicide
bomber attacked the grounds and with parents. killing 22 people, including 7 children. 50,000 people turned out for this event. people who heard the blast and experienced the panic as you can expect hugely emotional. there was some sort of overwhelmingly. it was a pretty joyful celebration. very powerful rejection of the type of violence that has taken here at manchester, but, of course, now in london, as well. outside huge security operation keeping all of those people safe. they went to police everywhere, ready and everyone who went to that event we searched individually. but it always incredibly smoothly. it was a very successful emotional event. london was believed to have raised millions of dollars of the people effected by the terrorism. >> thank you so much. for that. just questions -- i did indeed.
>> i watched it on twitter. and emotion. >> it was a lot watch it live and it was fund-raising having it live having it happening yesterday. we just really want -- >> ariana grande -- >> so proud and brave to go out there. >> with the latest on all of this. he's international security director for the asia specific foundation. he joins us live via skype. here in new york analysts james retired, supervisory, special agent at st. john's university. let's start with you there in london. there's a consensus that things need to change. that's what theresa may said over the weekend. before all of this. it was thought that the uk was particularly difficult to attack and how they secured it and how they secured the border and the surveillance. what's the first thing that needs to change. >> well, it's important question
that's being raised. in many ways, counter terrorism agencies with police have done a very good job with spoiling and disrupting many plots. there have been several this year alone. the challenges are you're looking at terror attack, basically, turning a car into lethal weapon or carrying out multiple knife attempts. how does one stop those type of attacks. the way the prime minister seems to be talking is looking at the ideology and having the ability to counter the radicalization, using how they use social media and modern technology. so the internet seems to be the starting point because we've seen in the past you don't necessarily have to have physical to recruit people. >> you know, i have to say, though, she talked about democratic government who must regulate cyber space. when you talk to law enforcement
officials, different countries, they feel as though that's been slow to come. that the idea that free speech can be weaponized in something that's been exploited by terrorist and it's been very slow to try to address. >> the process has been slow, to some extent, some of the social media companies have been working with governments to try and bring down that have been hijacked by radicals and extremist. you can bring down one site and another place. we also haven't spoken about it and and how the terrorist used the wild wild west. he was stupid. i don't think we'll entirely achieve what the true objective ransacked by terrorist. >> all right, james, let's bring you in here in new york.
now regulating cyber space is an enormous task, the police force doing a terrific job. how would you begin? >> i think james comey spoke to this recently in the epic battle. there's the dark initiative, which these companies and technology companies are able to encrypt with end to end communication services and we can't access it. and while you've got to continue liberties of keeping us safe, where do you fall down along that line. the uk is experiencing this right now. it is a case, ten weeks, three different terror attacks and none of the cells are connecting, that's a sobering thought. >> because, you know, through speeches, what's the civilization. it's the oxygen question. if you have that information weaponized, so how you attack that. let me ask you something about this, we just had one here in
new york. it was not a terrorist attack. it does show you how difficult it is to protect people in a private, you know, metro area. how concerned are you about the vehicle attack and how that's pretty low cost of entry for a terrorist or crazy person to be able to hurdle that. >> it's one of those things she keeps this up at night. they don't have the second amendment. there's not a proliferation of guns. it's easy to get a knife and weapon. what i think are so blessed about in this event, if you recall in niece just a while back in niece, a guy in a truck he's able to kill 86 people, the fact this was so law, i think that credit goes to the police. as former fbi member, i can tell you the first responders is really what's keeping us safe
right now. they couldn't marshall the air service to come and do all of this. >> police are often unarmed and we want to finish with you, three attacks in ten weeks. there's a question what is it about the uk that makes it horrible to so much radicalization, these types of attacks. >> the attacks in a few weeks, as you mention. the authorities have disruptive. we are facing now an on slot. as isis continues to lose territory iraq in syria, it shows that it has the ability to control terror plots and effectively it's this kind of mentality, if they're going to bailout. they want to take as many people with them as possible. the experience two years ago, belgium and germany now tragically i'm afraid. but i also want to praise our police. they've done a great job and that's what's mentioned the fact
they can react and eight minutes on the scene. it shows you how much they're putting it here. >> all right. thank you so much. really important story. you'll stick with us throughout the morning and analyze the events. meanwhile president trump with a big shift in tone. >> i will do what is necessary to prevent this from spreading and for every single day to protect the safety and security of our country. >> protecting the safety and security of our country after ewing the attack to just -- after using the attack to justify his travel ban. that's next. once upon a time
trump agodopting more diplomatic tone. president using the attack to call for reinstatement for his travel ban now blocked by the courts. he tweeted we need
to be smart, vigilant and tough. we need the court to bring us back our rights. we need the travel ban as extra level of safety. he asked the supreme court to go into effect while the courts consider its legality. >> the president followed the first tweet supported message offering u.s. help to britain. it wasn't back calling out the mayor of london for saying this -- >> london has seen an increased police presence today. no reason to be alarmed. one of the things that all of us needs to do is make sure we're safe. >> that's what the mayor said. that phrase, reason to be
alarmed, set off the president of
the united states. he returned to twitter. at least seven dead and 48 wounded and the mayor says there is no reason to be alarmed. >> the mayor is pushing back short, the mayor is busy working with the police emergency services and government to coordinate the response of this horrific and profoundly terrorest attack. >> you're informed. >> criticism, there's a lot of chrissism over the president's response. i'll be asking the u.s. ambassador to pray for it. i commend strong leadership of the mayor of london as he leads this city forward after this heinous attack. president trump planning a trip to ohio this week, that launches $1 trillion infrastructure improvement campaign that will kick things off. the eastern hoping to take the
focus off of damaging thursday. the fired fbi director expected to tell a senate committee whether the president tried to interfere with the bureau from russia and investigation. cnn will have live coverage beginning at 9:00 a.m. eastern. early start will be especially early once again thursday and friday and that's beginning at 3:00 a.m. eastern. >> that's this week on capitol hill. prime minister theresa may said tougher rules online to deal with terrorism. >> we need to have international agreements that represent cyber space. >> so how are tech companies responding? we've got that next.
after uk prime minister blames tech companies in part for helping to foster terrorism. >> we cannot allow this ideology the same space it needs to breathe. that's precisely what the internet and big companies who provide internet based services to provide. >> she wants tougher regulations and many governments criticize for how they handle terrorist. they show terrorist use law enforcement tools they complain it often takes a long time to get help from these big companies but companies like facebook, google and apple they lob biagainst. the person tries to still their customers. they did terrorist content on
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there is to be frank, far too much tolerance of extremism in our country. >> theresa may, she's calling for major major changes to uk easter ror strategy after another attack third in ten weeks. we're live with more. >> welcome back to "early start" everybody. >> nice to see you this morning. a lot to get to. this morning a major reset in london war on terror. theresa may sweeping review of the terror strategy about ramp up, comes the wake of deadly new
attack in the uk. third in less than three months the second in as many weeks. over night police conducting new raid to east london. this is on top of the earlier raids sunday. they say they have a dozen people in custody and huge amount of material to go -- of print material to go through. >> at least seven people were killed. isis has claimed responsibility but offered up no evidence to back that up. general election will go ahead as scheduled on thursday against the backdrop of the heightened over terrorism. this is now a central issue in those. let's bring in -- one of the first reporters there on the scene. good morning to you, fred, all too familiar situation for the people there in the uk. good morning. >> yeah, you're absolutely right. certainly relative familiar situation, for the past ten weeks, this is the third major attack happening in london and
second one at iconic london site. we have that attack in west minister. the british prime minister said, yes, the terrorism laws on this country will be reviewed. she said the responsibility of the attack was at quit and work very it while. >> here is what she said, she said british values, democratic governments must regulate cyber space, going into the war on terror. well military action to destroy isis. less tolerance of extremism. she said there's too much in generally here in this country. and she said, a whole counter terrorism strategies, so police have all the powers they need that they said is very important. as you all know the investigation moving very quickly. we're not getting much
information so far, you know, as to how that investigation is moving forward, assuming there's a lot of forensic evidence that's being collected. one of the things after the manchester attack. they came united states and which were very angry at that. that's something we're not seeing this time. little information that we're getting and they're moving forward very quickly and gathering a lot of very valuable evidence. >> they will not postpone thursday's elections, how central an issue is now terror in those elections. >> yeah. an absolutely central and essential issue in those elections. so the two main political parties, the two big ones here in this country move forward just say, of course, the election is taking place. the terrorism will not derail that election, the man who is running against theresa may, came out and called this election a fight between heroism and british value.
they'll add freedom, the election is moving forward. internal security, terrorism has become a major issue in that election, especially after the manchester attack and now once again this one into the election so close. it takes place on june 8th. it will be interesting to see. very central issue. but the prince, of course, emphasizing the fact that there's absolutely no way that a terror attack like this one or the one in manchester democratic process, dave. >> also tightening. >> the dozens wounded in the attack. 36 people were being treated at london hospitals. 36 and 21, i can tell you, listed in critical condition. the latest on the victims and their story. cnn is standing by outside hospital in south london, good morning to you. >> good morning christine. we are learning the tragic story
of christy, one of seven killed in this horrific attack. she worked in the homeless shelter in canada. she traveled to europe to be with her fiance. she was on the london bridge the night of the attack struck and killed by the terrorist van. family releasing a statement saying she was beautiful and loving. she had no understanding of the callus cruelty that led to her death. we're also hearing more about the vick ticks wounded. 14 being treated here at the hospital. including 23-year-old daniel, his mother is speaking out and saying that he had been showas >> she said, you think other people have gotten it hard. he feels very bad that he survived. wow. i would have died.
>> yeah, that she's tried the to find the police officers that came to daniel's aid to help stop the bleeding after he was stabbed. one of 36 people are being treated across hospitals in london. >> i wish those people who are still being treated, speedy recovery. certainly and their recovery from emotional wound will take longer. 200 miles northwest, they were wrong at the manchester, ariane grande at con tert two weeks ago, suicide bomber -- concert two weeks ago, suicide bomber killed 20 people. delivering touching tributes to the victims. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
as you can see many tears shed there yesterday. let's go live to manchester. phil, emotions particularly raw, being that there was yet another terror attack in london. good morning to you. >> reporter: the organizers gave the turbulence to go ahead, do spike the fact that they were dealing with this while she's pregnant. they successfully brought together this incredible line up. there was farrell williams, an incredible line up that remained incredible concert anywhere on any day. this was manchester, two weeks after the attack here. two weeks after apparent suicide targeted fans and their parents yet still 50,000 people turned out to this, many people who heard the explosion that night. some of them were injured, maybe
inexperience, the panic that toed. it was, as you say, hugely emotional. it was a lot of story. overwhelmingly this was a joyful celebration of the city that has had little reason, the happiness recently. outside, there was a huge security operation keeping all of these people safe. on the streets there were police everywhere. we were there just in case trying to interfere that everyone was screened when they went in. everyone was searched individually. it was success. it raised a lot of money for the people who were effected powerful rejection. it had taken a traumatized life. more recently in london, as well. >> you are spot on. e hoegsal concert we'll see. we'll check back with you next time. saying the entire crowd took over and sang, you can just feel it in the spirit zbh ye, yeah,
really could. >> special agent and professor at st. john's university. there was a car attack. and then there was the manchester attack and then after that concert and then there was refer rel market. what's going on. >> i think the british prime minister struck perfect. we have to call this what this is and folks come down on both sides of the political ideology here. we can't whistle past the graveyard and pretend there's not a trend we need to deal with. we can't tweet in the moment before all the facts come in. >> like the president. >> i thought his second tweet was spot on. i thought his first one, i don't think that's appropriate. we have to presume terrorism. from our perspective now in the press as well as the government, perspective how we engage with citizens. we have to be careful. >> he sort of went out very
quickly and said we need to conduct this investigation and, you know, please don't be sharing this information or information about the, you know, how they were talking about it. they had not said who these attackers are yet, presumably with the rates going on. might find you every person. >> law enforcement to prepare you for that. there's some things we want out there because we want to seek assistance with public helping put the pieces of the puzzle together. in other instances, we may be close to make an arrest and we don't know the tea position. make sure so that the bad guys know about it. >> law enforcement standpoint. you have to applaud the reaction. eight minutes afterwards. the three men gunman had been shot. if you turn back a couple of weeks ago, it was thought the uk was difficult to attack.
more difficult on any location in the europe. because of what they do, because of the surveillance and so how are they being attacked. is it as difficult. >> dave, we are residing the license and the paradigm has changed completely. the days of having fingerprints on the terror attack itself are over. isis and police strategy, centralize put it on the laptop and then centralized execution, so this inding tif, can i use the clairing call? >> i want to talk about what she called in cyber space. this is weaponized free speech. the thing that is the most important thing for democracy are the very thing terrorist are
exploiting. >> we need to work with governments to reach international agreements to prevent the spread of extremism and terrorism fan and we need to do everything we can at home to reduce the risk of extremist of phone lives. >> they said they wanted to be hostile. >> they're not hostile enough. >> you know, christine, in the united states and in the west, you can't arrest people for fraud. people go, wait a minute, thank you. watch. that's right. but until they make an over active -- until something happens that we can apply the law to, you can't arrest me. you can't arrest me for looking at a web site. >> are there things that we're doing here that they're not doing in the uk. >> no, the uk gave part of the -- you've got australia, canada, new zealand, u.s.
anything the uk about the terrorist attack, they have that information. we shared practices, protocols, methods, skill set, as well as any type of potential terrorist. >> we're as vulnerable as these types of attacks as they are in the uk? >> in our country, we are. we weren't expecting any of the gunshots that occurred in the uk to be coming from armed citizens. in united states, even someone that's not able to buy a gun for longer. >> it's -- we look at the list of all the terror attack. we know this is at risk. you know, how do cities and countries change. you have to find the bridges, you know, do you have to make sure that you have guardrails for pedestrian safe zone. is that feasible. >> i go back to leonard courtney ice face. price of freedom and it has to
be distilled down to the granular level on the street because the counter terrorism -- the city police department is excellent, 36,000 cops. that i ear not on every street corner. it takes citizens, folks on the streets being aware of their surroundings. >> thank you so much for being here. >> ahead, moments after the attack, president trump used the incident for new calls for his travel ban. that respond, next.
headline about terror in london. we retweeted a drudge headline. he called for reinstatement for travel ban. we need to be smart. we need the courts to give us back our rights. we need the travel ban for the extra level of safety. >> he gave a supportive message. it wasn't long before he was back calling out the mayor of london for saying this. >> london, as we'll see, an increased police presence and no reason to be alarmed. one of the things that police and all of us need to be, make sure we're safe. >> no reason to be alarmed. trump slamming mayor, 7 dead and 48 wounded and mayor of london and says "there's no reason to be alarmed". >> the mayor pushing back, saying that he has more
important things to do than to respond donald trump's ill informed tweet. the acting u.s. ambassador to great britain stepping in and writing this. i commend the strong leadership of the mayor of london as he leads the city forward after this heinous attack. >> president trump planning a series of white house events and a trip to ohio this week to launch $1 trillion infrastructure. he'll kick things off later this morning in east brook. >> hoping to take the focus off, potentially damaging testimony from james comey on thursday. the fired fbi director expected to tell a senate committee whether the president tried to interfere with the bureau's russia investigation. cnn will have live coverage of the testimony beginning at 9:00 a.m. eastern thursday morning, early start will be especially early thursday and friday beginning at 3:00 a.m. eastern time. >> early, early, start, once
bottled bricks at them. the golden state warriors crushing the cleveland cavaliers of the nba finals. once again just too much kevin durant, steph curry, his first career playoff triple header. he was unbelievable. this series comes down to kevin durant. is there any way to stop golden state in terms of it. 20 times in game two. they win by 21, despite lebron james triple double. this series 0-2, headed to cleveland for -- >> lebron played well. >> he played almost perfect. golden state may be the greatest team ever. >> all right. let's get a check on the terror attack on london sending london stocks lower. despite wall street getting fresh record high. mixed job reports. jobless rate hit a 16 year low.
but high ranks low. february may experience slowest growth in the past three years. breaking over night, oil prices up more than 1% after they were cut off ties. the region major exporter of crude oil. saudi arabia severed links because of supposed support of terrorism. it caused shock waves for the airline industry. and we'll spend suspend two and from cutter, two other region. they did not immediately respond to comment. criticizing uber for taking too long to take off surge pricing. the backlash was intense. they say the company should have stopped taking prices immediately. the disabled more made aware, including all -- that's only an
hour half after the attack. we have dynamic pricing, and it's meant to attract drivers, if you charge higher fares, you can really ramp up the server. people are trying to get out of there, that seems insensitive. >> we should have an uber reporter. "early start" continues right now. it is time to say enough is enough. >> our society should continue to function in accordance with our values. but when it comes to take on extremism and terrorism, things need to change. >> another strong reaction in the british prime minister, how will the uk shift its approach to fighting terror after, yet, another attack school range over night. early i started that off but did not get involved in it.
>> welcome to early start. >> i'm christine roberts. 4:00 a.m. on the east. this morning major reset in london, war on terror. the prime minister theresa may calling for a sweeping review of the counter terrorism tragedy about to wrap up the attack. the deadly new attack in the uk, the third in three weeks. the second as many weeks. they're conducting new raids, top amidst the earlier raid. authorities say they had a dozen people in custody and huge amount of forensic materials. >> and at least seven people were killed. 48 others injured in the rampage. isis has claimed responsibility, but offered up no evidence to back that up. britain's general britain's general election will go on as scheduled on thursday now against the backdrop of heightened concern over terrorism. let's bring in cnn's frederik
pleitgen, one of the first reporters on the scene, live for us in london. fred, an all-too-familiar reaction from the folks there in london. >> reporter: yeah, absolutely. unfortunately, something like this is all too familiar with the folks in london, but one of the things you can really see about london is that the people here are extremely defiant, you know. there's a lot of people who are out here. morning commutes are going for people exactly as they had planned before. so, certainly, this is a city that's showing that it will not be derailed by terrorism. at the same time, the investigation continues to go on. you mentioned there's about a dozen people who are still in custody. what the authorities are trying to find out right now, dave, is whether or not the attackers had links to some sort of wider network or whether or not they were mostly acting on their own. that's why there are a lot of these raids currently taking place, especially in the east london area. at the same time, as you mentioned, theresa may saying there will be a review of this country's counterterrorism policies and strategy. she said