Skip to main content

tv   CNN Newsroom  CNN  October 23, 2011 10:00pm-11:00pm EDT

10:00 pm
of italian sausage on it. but i like a lot of meat. >> so a bit like you. fiery. >> yes. >> emotional. >> yes. >> passionate. >> meaty. >> bursting in meat and substance. >> yes. substance. thanks, piers. >> it was a pleasure. >> it was a pleasure. i've enjoyed it. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com > coming up on "cnn newsroom," a desperate search for survivors. a strong earthquake hits turkey, and intense search efforts are intensifying. we will take you to the epicenter. with liberation just declared in libya, the chaos in the moments before the dictator died. and this. >> i embrace myself, because i cannot be quiet about what he
10:01 pm
did. >> a shocking praise from a conservative radio host, and you will hear her side of the story. and will this surveillance tape bring police any closer to solving a missing case in missouri. the hunter for baby lisa. those stories are right here, right now on cnn. it is almost dawn in the middle east, and when the sun comes up, it will show cities and villages in the eastern part of turkey pulverized by a major earthquake. rescue workers are racing nonstop through the night to reach the victims buried under dozens of collapsed building in the city of van. with e no e that 138 people did not make it out alive. that death toll is expected to keep rising. we have a reporter on the scene and spoke us to by phone about the extremely difficult circumstances facing the
10:02 pm
rescuers and survivors. and nevsin mangu talking about how people were frantically searched for under the rubble. to recap the quake a magnitude 7.2, and at least 130 people are known dead and hun hundreds more are injured. we will be covering this tragedy through the night and bring you the latest information as our folks arrive on the scene and describe what is going on and the international efforts of the communities responding to what could be a crisis. well, libyans have waited decades for freedom, but sunday celebration of that achievement was tainted for some by the gruesome images of moammar gadhafi's final moments. many wanted him brought the justice, and few expected him to meet such a grim end.
10:03 pm
cnn's dan rivers has the report from triply, and we have to warn you that some of the pictures may be disturbing. >> reporter: with liberation just declared, questions about moammar gadhafi's death won't go away. this video obtained by reuters purports to show the ambulance carrying gadhafi's corpse mobbeded by fighters. this man claims to have killed the former dictator, and another screams he witnessed that shooting. neither seems remorseful, and cnn could not independently confirm these claims. this video also emerged over the weekend, showing a gun being brandished near gadhafi's head and images that throw into question the tran dissional government's claims that the former dictator was killed in the crossfire after he was captured. his body was on public display for two days until it was removed for autopsy and then returned to cold storage for further viewing. the autopsy concluded he had been killed by a shot to the
10:04 pm
head, but it is not clear if that shot was at close range. the specific details of the report have been passed to libya's top general, and havet not been released. they say they would treat gadhafi's body with dignity, but now he and his son have been turned into a ghoulish freak show for people waiting for hours to see the former dictator. his death has tainted the declaration of the independent in ghazi, and mr. abdul jalil told a crowd of tens of thousands that tolerance and forgiveness and peace would be necessary, but it rings hollow for the scenes of gadhafi's last minutes alive. cnn, tripoli. >> well, tonight what could be a break for the family in the case of baby lisa seen here in a home
10:05 pm
video. the 11-month-old from kansas city, missouri, has been missing for 19 days. now this surveillance video may offer new leads for the investigators, because cnn has learned that the fbi is looking at it closely. sandra endo is at the irwin home where family members held a vigil for the baby lisa, and what does the video show and what does it suggest? >> well, deb, we can tell you that cnn has obtained that surveillance video from the gas station which is less than a mile and a half from baby lisa's home, and in that video, it shows an unidentified man walking down the street at 2:15 in the morning of october 4th, the morning baby lisa disappeared from her home. authorities specifically the fbi and the police department are not commenting specifically on that videotape, but they do tell cnn that author i ares are lo--s
10:06 pm
are looking at video from all around the area, and this is speculation, but this video could match witness testimony saying that people saw a man walking in the dark carrying a baby in a diaper that morning she disappeared and the gas station owner we spoke to says that it is very unusual to see somebody walking down the street at that hour. now, also, new today, deb, we can tell you that a lawyer for the parents is speaking out in reaction to authorities investigating inside baby lisa's home on wednesday and they say that that search was necessary because of a cadaver hit on the scent of a dead body, but here is the lawyer's reaction. >> there is thankfully no destruction and no walls torn out, so whatever x-ray did not confirm whatever some dog thought it smelled. the police have a very difficult job, and they have to start at
10:07 pm
the center of the world that this little girl lived in. >> now, just a couple of hours ago, deb, an emotional debra bradley and jeremy irwin actually came back to this home. they are right now staying with relatives a short drive from here, but they came back to the home for a special candlelight prayer vigil in front of the home, and family members came out and they say they all remain optimistic that baby lisa will return. >> thank you, sandra. what is interesting is that clearly a lot of suspicion initially had fallen on the family, and the cadaver dog getting that hit in the bedroom, and this video obviously presents an alternative, and this video suggests what the family has maintained which is somebody kidnapped the baby and as a matter of fact you look at the shirts they are wearing at the vigil and it says kidnapped.
10:08 pm
>> yes, absolutely. that is what they are all saying and of course, the author is the have not ruled out anything. they are following hundreds of leads and as you can imagine the publicity around this case is widespread and billboards up and around the area trying to find the missing baby, but there is witness testimony out there saying that people saw a man walking in the dark carrying a baby. they are not ruling anything out. authorities say that they can't say anything as of right now, because the investigation is ongoing, but they are of course chasing many, many leads. >> all right. sandra endo for us there in missouri. thank you so much for bringing us the latest on this story. well, we are also following the disappearances of 5-year-old jesse shockley. investigators believe she wandered out of the family's apartment in suburban phoenix two weeks ago. her siblings were supposed to be watching her. sunday, her grandmother and aunts spoke to our t. jchlj. ho
10:09 pm
and the family is upset about the lack of national attention to the case. >> there is no way to stop looking for a 5-year-old child that come up missing after two days. when i first arrived from california, i was so happy i saw the command post and all of this activity was going on, but not once did i see somebody going through that house which i just assumed they probably did before i got there, but i -- they was just sitting at the command post every day all day. and then after the day after i got there, they just left, you know. they told me that they was ending it and moving the command post. but you don't stop looking for a child after two days, and take an amber alert down after two days and just -- and we don't hear anything else from anyone over a week until i just was outraged about it, and started speaking out.
10:10 pm
>> well, police say they wrapped up a grid search of her neighborhood in the first three days after she was reported missing. they say they are following up on the tips coming in. well, coming up in the "cnn newsroom," a great white shark attack in australia, and the victim an american scuba diver. details in two minutes. need to the environment. what about the economy? what about our planet? [announcer:] at conocophillips, we're helping power america's economy with cleaner, affordable natural gas. more jobs. less emissions. a good answer for everyone. so with affordable energy that we can get to safely... we could afford to eat out more often. our daughter likes my cooking. don't you lori... lori? at red lobster. there's so many choices. the guests love it. [ male announcer ] it's endless shrimp today at red lobster. as much as you like any way you like, like new sweet and spicy shrimp,
10:11 pm
all for $15.99. my name is angela trapp, and i sea food differently. no, i wouldn't use that single miles credit card. hey, aren't you... shhh. i'm researching a role. today's special... the capital one venture card. you earn double miles on every purchase. impressive. chalk is a lost medium. if you're not earning double miles... you're settling for half. was that really necessary? [ male announcer ] get the venture card at capitalone.com and earn double miles on every purchase every day. what's in your wallet? cover for me. i have an audition. what's in your wallet? at aviva, we wonder why other life insurance companies treat you like a policy, not a person. instead of getting to know you
10:12 pm
they simply assign you a number. aviva is here to change all that. we're bringing humanity back to insurance and putting people before policies. aviva life insurance and annuities. we are building insurance around you. [♪...] >> announcer: now get a $250 airfare credit, plus save up to 65%. call 1-800-sandals. certain restrictions apply. an american killed by a shark in australia is being remembered tonight as an intelligent, caring man who loved living in australia. police say that keith marks confirm that it was a great white shark that attacked
10:13 pm
32-year-old george thomas wainwright and they say he was diving alone when his friends who were not in the water noticed air bubbles followed by a plume of blood. his sisters say he was a skilled diver. >> i think it was just wrong place, wrong time, because he was very wise. i would trust him with anything to do with being on the water. i always had complete confidence in his skills. >> he was an extraordinary person. he was one of a kind. and you know, like my sister said, he is more than a quick news spot, h we was our brother and we loved him. he will be missed. >> well wainwright's mother lives in panama city, florida, and says that his body will be returned within a week. there have been tributes to
10:14 pm
dan wheldon as officials meet to discuss safety. garth brooks was one of those who gathered in indianapolis. his teammate felt a heart felt message. >> like you guys, i'm gratiful for the time we got to spend with him on earth, and although that bit of time is done, our time together, it is not over. we have our memories, we have our feelings, and one day, we will be with together again. it is not for that reason that i'm not -- it is that reason i am not saying good-bye to dan and not today or forever. good-bye is final, and our friendship won't end. so for now, i will simply say, i will see you later, i love you, my good friend. >> wheldon was a two-time indy 500 winner was killed a week ago in a season-ending race in las vegas, and there he is with his wife and child. arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords is in north
10:15 pm
carolina to undergo two weeks of intensive rehab. her office says she will begin sessions in asheville monday and continue until november 4th. she will work with a therapist who previously treated her in houston. doctors say she has made a remarkable recovery since the mass shooting at a arizona supermarket. that left six people dead and 12 others, including giffords wounded. and occupation wall street is not going anywhere. >> they say that the medium is the message and the fact that they have not organized -- see you later, pal. >> and our errol louis is back on the street with a live report. you don't want to miss that. managing expenses seems to... get in the way. not anymore. ink, the small business card from chase introduces jot
10:16 pm
an on-the-go expense app made exclusively for ink customers. custom categorize your expenses anywhere. save time and get back to what you love. the latest innovation. only for ink customers. learn more at chase.com/ink [ woman announcing ]bsite there's an easier way. create your own small-business site... with intuit websites. choose a style, customize, publish and get found... from just $7.99 a month. get a 30-day free trial... at intuit.com.
10:17 pm
10:18 pm
the occupy wall street movement is now well into the second month. cnn contributor and political anchor for new york one, errol louis is in the park in new york, and errol, set the scene for us, what is the mood? are they quiet? strategizing? >> well, they are strategizing. i sat in for a while at the general assembly and a couple of times a day they get everybody together. there are hundreds off people in the park behind me and they get together and talk about the general things, but there are lots of committees, and they are getting organize and really sort of going around to talk about different kinds of things, so there is a fellow behind me talking to everybody who comes by about student loans and the need to change the rules so that the students can pay their money back. you have people talking about
10:19 pm
war. you have people talking about politics. you have people talking about the influence of money in politic, and lots and lots of stu going on. i would compare it, deb to, a corporate conference where lots of stuff is going on in the different rooms, but it is that the different rms are outside in the park here. >> they are unified this the anger even if the policy or the goal is not yet sort of set in concre concrete. it seems that everybody has a voice, and all of the voices are represented based on what, how you are describing and so interesting that everybody has something that matters to them. >> yeah, that is right. i mean, look, the reality is that the one thing that they are not going to do, and i'm not the prediction business with this story, deb, but the one thing they won't do is to take the four or five most important things to them and hand it over to capital street, and they won't do that. what that are trying the do is to figure out how to move forward and govern themselves. so there is a lot of tuck about
10:20 pm
which committee is in charge and how often will the meetings happen and are all of the voices being heard, and on and on and on. this relates to really small questions like when do they stop the drumming so that they don't annoy the neighbors as well as when do they start to adopt positions and strategies and take actions that will make a difference in the long run. it is actually fascinate ing in watch. >> i know that system is of the neighbors are not happy about the drums. very quickly, they making plans for the winter? >> i'm sorry, say that again? >> are they making plans for the winter? in terms of the winterizing or, you know, it is going to be starting to get cold especially down in that area. okay. well, you know, errol -- >> well, it is not as cold as it was. it was horrible last week and today it is in the 50s right about now, but believe me, temperature is not an issue. these folks have got lots and lots of equipment and storage
10:21 pm
places all around the neighborhood here. >> okay. errol louis, thanks so much, and we appreciate your insights on what is going on down there. thank you so much. and protesters, will they take on the new york police department? we will explain the nypd's stop and frisk program. some are calling it race-based an ineffective. but first -- it is a mixed bag in the still shaky economy. inflation rates are up, but the holiday shopper, and yes, that is right, holiday shoppers plan to spend more on themselves this year. this is alison kosik with this week's "getting down to business." >> the fed says that the country is not in a recession despite a weakened economy, but it is still a tough time for many americans. consumers have less money in the wallets with inflation recording the biggest increase in three years. food and energy costs are mostly to blame with food prices up almost 5% from last year, and energy prices jumping almost
10:22 pm
20%. we will get an overall reading of the economy, a report on the third quarter gdp thursday. we already know it has been a rough road for many job seekes.s the latest government data shows that fewer americans are filing for unemployment for the first time, but overall the job market is showing little improvement over the last six months. and finally, not in line with the holiday spirit, but consumers say they plan to put themselves near the top of the christmas list this season. according to a survey by the national retail federation, holiday shoppers plan to spend more on themselves this year, and less on gifts for others. we will have the latest consumer confidence trends tuesday. that is this week's "getting down to business." i'm alison kosik. hey, did you ever finish last month's invoices? sadly, no. oh. but i did pick up your dry cleaning and had your shoes shined. well, i made you a reservation at the sushi place around the corner. well, in that case, i better get back to these invoices...
10:23 pm
which i'll do right after making your favorite pancakes. you know what? i'm going to tidy up your side of the office. i can't hear you because i'm also making you a smoothie. [ male announcer ] marriott hotels & resorts knows it's better for xerox to automate their global invoice process so they can focus on serving their customers. with xerox, you're ready for real business. at red lobster. there's so many choices. the guests love it. [ male announcer ] it's endless shrimp today at red lobster. as much as you like any way you like, like new sweet and spicy shrimp, all for $15.99.
10:24 pm
my name is angela trapp, and i sea food differently. the markets never stop moving. of course, neither do i. solution: td ameritrade mobile. i can enter trades. on the run. even futures and forex. complex options? done. the market shifts... i get an alert. thank you. live streaming audio. advanced charts. look at that. all right here. wherever "here" happens to be. mobile trading from td ameritrade. number one in online equity trades. trade commission-free for 30 days, plus get up to $500 when you open an account.
10:25 pm
an altercation between the police and a soldier recently returned from afghanistan has left the veteran dead and a community in mourning. 32-year-old trent thorpe was killed by police in lakewood, washington, and a neighbor reported him lying in the street with a gunshot wound. when the police responded they found him sitting in a pud of blood. they asked him to drop his weapon and shots rang out. four officers have been placed on an administrative leave pending the outcome of the
10:26 pm
investigation. a sheriff and a deputy are dead after another grim encounter sunday. the guardsman christopher hodges had been reportedly fighting with his girlfriend and firing at passing cars with an assault rifle along a road in augusta, georg georgia. 47-year-old deputy james paul was off duty, but investigated the gunshots. authorities say that hodges shot him multiple times, and then he killed himself. stop and frisk is a controversial tactic used by police in big cities like new york, los angeles and philadelphia. now, protesters in new york are calling the practice racist and say that most of the time, there are no arrests and no contraband yielded. susan candiotti has the latest. >> reporter: protesters marching against new york's stop and frisk policy. police say that the policy keeps the streets safe, but those on the receiving end call it
10:27 pm
harassment and racial profiling. this man says he was stopped for no reason on his way home from work. >> taking everything from my pocket and taking it to throw it to the floor, and pushing me up against the wall and touching me all over and even in my private parts and rubbing around there. it is humiliating. >> reporter: stop and frisk is used in other u.s. cities like philadelphia and l.a. in new york it has been policy for 11 years and defined like this. a person is temporarily detained on the street against his or her will for the purposes of questioning. new york police say that the stop and frisk policy helps save lives especially in minority communities where most of the crime occurs. officials site 2,734 fewer murders in the last eight years compared to the previous eight. the manhattan borough president wants them to investigate the stop and frisk. are you saying that the current
10:28 pm
policy is racist? >> aim saying that when you stop 700,000 people, 85% of them are african-american and latino people, i say that we have a profiling issue that must be resolved. 99.8% of the time people are stopped, no gun is found. 93% of the time, no arrests are made. >> reporter: among those arrested at a recent stop and frisk protest is cornel west. >> that harassment is unnecessary and unjust. >> reporter: police say they don't find guns most of the time proves that the policy is works. fair enough minorities say, unless you are the one getting frisked. susan candiotti, cnn, new york. and where is the worst spot in the united states for travelers monday? here is a hint. it is getting cold there. the morning commute tonight coming up.
10:29 pm
exclusive to the military. and commitment is not limited to one's military oath. the same set of values that drive our nation's military are the ones we used to build usaa bank. from free checking to credit cards to loans, our commitment to the military, veterans, and their families is without equal. ♪ visit us online to learn what makes our bank so different. usaa. we know what it means to serve.
10:30 pm
10:31 pm
well, checking some of the stories that you need to know, a possible new clue has emerged in the case of a missing baby girl in missouri. cnn has learned that this surveillance video of an unidentified man walking in the area of baby lisa irwin's home is now in the hands of the fbi. tonight the family of the
10:32 pm
11-month-old girl held a vigil for her. her parents debra bradley seen there and her husband jeremy irwin attended. it has been 19 days since baby lisa was reportedly last seen. at least 217 people now confirmed dead in eastern turkey following that major earthquake. hundreds more are hurt. the earthquake struck midday sunday in van, and we have a reporter near the quake site. >> reporter: people are really scared and there are ten buildings which are damaged or collapsed and some of them are state hospitals so that the injured ones cannot get help, actually, properly in this situation, but the good news is that there have been a crisis management center right after the earthquake established, and the prime minister directly came to the city, and he is monitoring all of the efforts
10:33 pm
rescuing himself. nearby villages and smaller villages, the rescue teams have not reached there, so we don't know what is going on in the villages. reports that we are getting, people are not getting into the houses and sleeping on the rooftops or on the streets, but let me tell you, it is really, really very cold. it is like in some areas, it is, you know, zero celsius degrees and literally freezing, and there is no electricity in most of the city and no natural gas, and so most people are trying to survive the cold weather at the same time. >> that was cnn nevsin mengu from turkey. and hillary clinton wants to send a message to mahmoud ahmadinejad.
10:34 pm
clinton said at a u.n. meeting that it would be a mistake for iran to underestimate america's continuing commitment to iraq. and a pilot was found to not be qualified to fly the aircraft. the crash killed nearly 50 people, and they say that cogan had misgivings about putting the pilot in the cockpit, because he had failed in the training. they say that the pilot was at fault in the crash. we are going to take a look at the weather, and what is going to be going on for the week coming up. ourteorologist alexandra steele is in with the worst and the best commute? >> well, let me preface this with not a lot of rough weather
10:35 pm
around the country. pretty benign conditions. so top five worst spots is paltry, but showers in miami will slow you down and temperatures up in the 70s. and cincinnati with showers in the morning making four. and number three is in the midwest with a story of a low air pressure moving around in the air of the upper midwest and into the northeast and we will see morning showers so the farther west, the quicker they will move out, because they are moving from west to east. and in detroit, rain showers as well, and the number one place is buffalo, new york, and we will see rain and thunderstorms and wind. but, this is going to be a whole different scenario, and talk about denver, colorado. tomorrow, we will see temperatures of 77, 78 degrees and record-heat potentially, and then in the next 48 hours after that, we will see snow. the first snow of the season in denver, colorado, about three inches by morning. winter storm watch is posted there. so, wow.
10:36 pm
a good evening to you, and it certainly looks beautiful, but it will change. kind of cool and no pun intended. here is what we will see and here is why. as we look toward tomorrow, the cool temperatures will sink in and ingredient number one. and number two, the moisture. into tuesday night and wednesday morning, about three inches, and that is the first substantial snow of the season. and a cool watch into thursday. we will watch the front associated with the low push eastward and bring the rain from oklahoma city into nashville and cincy and friday, we will clear it out in the northeast with it a little bit of rain from the southeast by the end of the week. so deb, interesting weather will transpire over the next 48 hours. >> i'm glad to see that new york city was not on the list, because that is where i will be flying back tomorrow morning. thank you, alexandra steele for all of the weather this weekend. >> sure. and omaha, nebraska is home
10:37 pm
to five fortune 500 countries, but it is also home to one of the poorest african-american communities in the nation. according the ing thing to a re there is the widest economic disparity, and thelma gutierrez took a look at this tale of two cities. >> omaha, nebraska n the country's heartland. >> you have a lot of big time companies here. >> reporter: ivan earned his mba here and launched a successful corporate career. he drove us through a predominantly white neighborhood. >> this is where a majority of the african-american population resides. >> reporter: to the other omaha where he knows well. >> this is really the site of a lot of violence over the years. >> reporter: he says that the disparity between the whites and the blacks is shocking and deeply routed in the past when
10:38 pm
many families were denied banking loans and higher paying jobs and equal education. the percentage of black children living in poverty here ranks number one in the nation. >> you can be shocked and say, it is an awful place or be shocked with feeling like we need to galvanize. >> reporter: for gilreath that meant to leave a corporate job to return home to his community as ceo of the boys and girls club to make sure that kids like marquel vaughan have a safe place to study. what are the challenges you face? >> i don't want anything to happen to my son. he is a good kid. i'm sorry. i'm thankful everyday i have him in my life. >> reporter: in the past seven years five children from the boys and girls club that he at the ends have been killed. >> there is a need for as many
10:39 pm
of us african-american men who can come back and provide that same kind of influence that these young people that i received at the club. >> reporter: like marquel, gilreath grew up in this area. what do you want for yourself? >> i want to go to college and make it to the pros, but if this is not going to work out, i want to be a veterinarian or zoo keeper. >> reporter: as a honors student and star athlete, he is well down the same road that ivan gilreath traveled. thelma gutierrez, omaha, nebraska. well, silicon valley is known for the inji knew ti, but racial diversity is non-existent, and now black entrepreneurs are risking everything to become the next big thing. soledad o'brien looks at this new plan to change the game called "the new promised land, silicon valley" at 8:00 p.m. on
10:40 pm
november 13th. and president obama goes late night which is one of the stories you will hear about in the week ahead. we will run them down for you, but before that, something is lurking in the waters off of hawaii. a massive pile of trash from the earthquake and tsunami earlier in the year from japan. and you will not believe the size of this thing. yeah, i'm married. does it matter? you'd do that for me? really? yeah, i'd like that. who are you talking to? uh, it's jake from state farm. sounds like a really good deal. jake from state farm at three in the morning. who is this? it's jake from state farm. what are you wearing, jake from state farm? [ jake ] uh... khakis. she sounds hideous. well she's a guy, so... [ male announcer ] another reason more people stay with state farm. get to a better state.
10:41 pm
♪ [ cheers and applause ] [ playing out of tune ] [ playing in tune ] [ male announcer ] at mcdonald's®, we support the community by giving to programs that bring out the best in our youth... ...because we believe when you feed the competitive spirit... ...it enriches the entire neighborhood. the simple joy of being deeply rooted. ♪ and people. and the planes can seem the same. so, it comes down to the people. because: bad weather, the price of oil those are every airline's reality. and solutions will not come from 500 tons of metal and a paintjob. they'll come from people. delta people. who made us the biggest airline in the world. and then decided that wasn't enough.
10:42 pm
[ woman ] welcome to learning spanish in the car. you've got to be kidding me. yeah, this is good. vamanos. vamanos. vamanos. gracias. gracias. gracias. ♪ trece horas en el carro sin parar y no traes musica. mira entra y comprame unas papitas. [ male announcer ] get up to 795 miles per tank in the all-new volkswagen passat tdi clean diesel.
10:43 pm
we go now to thailand, and the damage from flooding there is estimated at more than $6 billion, and the water may not recede for another month. a number of residents have had no choice but to leave their homes and seek shelter in camps set up by the government. our paula hancocks takes a look at the government's effort to keep the water out of the city. >> reporter: a struggle through the rising waters as best you can, or move your family into a tiny tent surrounded by dozen ens of other evacuees, and it is not much of a choice for the bangkok residents. anger is spreading in the suburbs as some residents question why their neighbors are sacrifice toddy veed tod to div
10:44 pm
from the business district. >> in the case of the recent, we need to keep the capitol city, because it is important to keep the economic of thailand. >> reporter: the prime minister came into power in july just as the heavy monsoons were starting to cause the floods, but she is confident to keep the water out of central bangkok, and she rejects the accusations that she is too inexperienced to handle the crisis. she tells cn, this is no time for politics, but unity. and we spoke to one of the heads of the federal flood relief agencies. he shows me the map of pinks for floods and white for dry. >> people ask me the worst care scenario. it is if this levee does not hold. >> reporter: and he believes that the chances of dikes failing is slim. the water has not reached the
10:45 pm
eastern bangkok state yet, but it will. these soldiers will be working through night to build up the main defenses. each factory has also made its own preparations. these employees have to keep watch overnight until the waters come. this man tells me, i'm not worried about the water. we have been preparing for this for two weeks. seven other industrialist states north of bangkok have been inundated. this honda factory along with hundreds of cars has been under water for more than a week and the cost of the disaster so far is estimated be i ty the govern to be $6.5 million. the river that runs through bangkok is still rising. this defense has been built up to the height of three meters which is over ten feet, and the water has half a meter before it reaches the top. authorities tell us that it could take at least two weeks before the situation even starts to improve.
10:46 pm
paula hancocks, cnn, bangkok. and going around the globe, imagine a wave of garbage, wrecked fishing boats, furniture, and other debris surging towards hawaii. it is a reality and coming a lot sooner than expected. the debris washed out to sea after a tsunami rushed ashore last march and now 20 tons of trash is floating in the pacific ocean. the researchers say that the currents are carrying it to hawaii and they don't know when the wave will arrive, but they know it is moving faster than they thought. some expected it to arrive next spring, but it is already there. and hawaii could see the trash wash up on the shores in less than two years. and now to the big stories in the week ahead. from the white house to tinsel town, our correspondents will tell you what you need to know. we begin tonight with the president's plans for the week.
10:47 pm
>> i'm dan lothian at the white house after a big foreign policy week for president obama, he heads west again attending fund-raisers in los angeles and san francisco. during the trip, he will make a stop in denver, colorado, and sit down on late night television, according to the white house, the president will be on the "late show with jay leno" tuesday. i'm poppy harlow, and we will watch the big earnings from caterpillar, bp, exxon mobile, and a host of others. and the latest consumer confidence readings and home sales and home prices across the country, and at the end of the week we will get the first reading of the third quarter gdp and a clear look at how much the u.s. economy grew in the last three months. we will track it all for you on cnn money. i'm a.j. hammer, and this is what we are watching this week. a showbiz exclusive with rosy o'donnell. and we are behind the scenes at her brand new talk show.
10:48 pm
was rosie nervous about working with oprah, and would she compete on "dancing with the stars" and we got to know. we will see you week nights at 11 p.m. eastern on hln. and the comments of rush limbaugh that made her take a stand. [ male announcer ] montgomery and abigail higgins had a tree that bore the most rare and magical fruit, which provided for their every financial need. [ thunder rumbling ] [ thunder crashing ] and then, in one blinding blink of an eye, their tree had given its last. but with their raymond james financial advisor, they had prepared for even the unthinkable. ♪ and they danced. see what a raymond james advisor can do for you.
10:49 pm
whoa. whoa. how do you top great vacations? whoa. getting twice the points on great vacations. whoa! use chase sapphire preferred and now get two times the points on travel, and two times the points on dining and no foreign transaction fees. whoa! chase sapphire preferred. a card of a different color. apply now at chasesapphire.com/preferred i tell you what i can spend. i do my best to make it work. i'm back on the road safely. and i saved you money on brakes. that's personal pricing.
10:50 pm
10:51 pm
conservative radio show host rush limbaugh is known for the bashing president obama, but recent criticism so skewed a former child slave was compelled to set the record straight. and after the president decided to send troops to uganda to help bring down this man, joseph coney and the lord's resistance army, and listen to rush limbaugh as he defends the lra. >> the lords resistance army are christians fighting the muslims in sudan. and obama has sent troops, united states troops to remove them from the battlefield which means kill them. so that's a new war, and 100 troops to wipe out christians in
10:52 pm
sudan, uganda. >> but eflen says that the rebels are hardly christians. they kidnapped her when she was 9 years old and brutalized her with 70,000 others over the last 25 years according to analysts. well, during her time in captivity an explosion blew off part of her face, and you can see it there, and despite the fact that her disfigurement impedes her speech, apoko put this online. >> i have witnessed the spirit of joseph kony and it is not from god. abducted young people from their homes and forcing them to become something that is not meant to be. i don't want anymore children to
10:53 pm
go through what i went through. >> she is now 22, and i spoke with evelyn apoko who says that rush limbaugh needs to apologize. >> actually, it is like made me upset a lot. i get very angry, and i would like don't want to talk about it, but i embrace myself, and i say i cannot get quiet on what he had said, because it is not right. so, i decided to do something about it, take action out of this, so if it led the world know that sometimes what we hear without getting the background of it, sometimes is not true. >> so the lord's resistance army, and what did they do to you specifically? because it was a horrifying thing. >> the lord's resistance army abducted me as a child from my
10:54 pm
parents from the home where i had grown up and they took me this the bush, with a lot of 100,000 of kids, also were there with me. >> what is it that you want rush limbaugh to say, because right now, he is not changing his statements since he made them two friday's ago, and what do you want to hear from rush limbaugh? >> i want him to understand that what he has been saying is not right. >> i see that you are wearing a dog tag around your neck and tell me about that. what is the significance? >> this dog tag represents 1,000 of kids who have been abducted by from their parents. some of them are still missing, and some of them have made it back home, and some of them i'm not sure where they are. >> what do you think of president obama's move to help uganda fight the lra, the lord's
10:55 pm
resistance army. >> joseph kony continue to abduct young people in the congo right now, and some of them are still dying. i think that if troops went to africa, i don't think that kids would be living in fear or live with even themselves. they would be happy. >> we tried to contact rush limbaugh, but we were unable to get a contact. you can read more of evelyn's story by going to cnn.com, and it is featured there on the home page, and in two minutes some of the stories that you need to know as you start your week and what is this all about? well, comedian will ferrell at the white house, and a new movie, a new role and new advisory position? we will tell you about it. ♪ oh, it was the first time i fell in love ♪ ♪ the first time i felt my heart ♪
10:56 pm
[ man ] people say i'm forgetful. [ horn honking ] ♪ ...all through the night [ man ] maybe that's why we go to so many memorable places. ♪ [ male announcer ] the subaru outback. love the road you're on.
10:57 pm
10:58 pm
and here are some of the stories that you need to know. new video shows libyan fighters congratulating the man they say killed moammar gadhafi. if true, this video contradicts the government's official story that the dictator was killed in the crossfire in a battle with his own loyalists. an autopsy revealed that gadhafi was killed by a gunshot wound to the head, and through a lawyer, his son was outraged by the vicious brutality of the murder of his father. well, the death toll is rising in eastern turkey where 217 people are confirmed dead
10:59 pm
following a major earthquake. the 7.2 earthquake struck near the city of van near a large lake. power aftershocks continue to rock the area. the international community is responding and urgent call has gone out for rescue workers and heavy equipment, and drinking water. who is the funniest man in america? that is a matter of opinion, but you could make a strong case it is actor will ferrell. tonight, he was honored at the kennedy center in washington with the mark twain prize for american humor. in typical farrell style, he gave himself a thumb's down on the stage. cnn talked with him on the red carpet beforehand. >> this is reallyk, truly, the only legitimate award that recognizes comedy, and some of the others are afraid to, and as an art form, and so, yeah, i'm really honored to be here. >> are you going to do any political impressions for the d.c. audience? >> i can't -- i can't reveal that. the

96 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on