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Cairo Streets Explode with Violence; Life Plus 1,000 Years for Ariel Castro; San Diego Mayor Seeks Counseling; Storms Sputter in Atlantic & Pacific; Driver Detained in Deadly Train Crash; Interview with Morgan Rose; U.S. Says Snowden Will Not Face Death Penalty; Pope Visits Brazil
Aired July 27, 2013 - 06:00 ET
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SUZANNE MALVEAUX, CNN ANCHOR: New violence explodes in Egypt as police fight with Morsy supporters in the streets. One thousand injured and at least 75 dead. We're going to take you live to Cairo.
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BILL FILNER, SAN DIEGO MAYOR: The behavior I have engaged in over many years is wrong.
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POPPY HARLOW, CNN ANCHOR: Another day, another apology. But this San Diego mayor facing sexual harassment charges says he's not stepping down. You're going to hear his solution and you're going to hear directly from one of his accusers.
MALVEAUX: And look who's celebrating a birthday. Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger may have reached a milestone, but still has those famous moves.
HARLOW: Good morning, everyone. I'm Poppy Harlow. Thanks so much for starting your day with us.
MALVEAUX: Got to love Mick Jagger, huh?
HARLOW: Got to love him.
MALVEAUX: I'm Suzanne Malveaux. It's 6:00 in the morning and this is NEW DAY SATURDAY.
We begin this morning, however, with some bad news in Cairo. This is where violence exploded on the streets. It happened overnight. It was over dozens of people who were killed.
HARLOW: Supporters of Egypt's deposed president claim that security forces gunned down protesters. Our senior international correspondent, Ben Wedeman, is in Cairo.
Hello to you, Ben.
Just dramatic developments overnight. Tell us what happened, because the latest we're hearing is the death toll has jumped to 75 from these clashes.
BEN WEDEMAN, CNN SENIOR INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Well, I'll get to the death toll in a minute because there seems to be some confusion over that at the time - at the moment. But what we understand is that out at the sit-in in northern Cairo, in Nassr City, where the supporters of the deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsy have been for weeks now, apparently late past midnight, they tried to block a major road through Cairo, the October 6th overpass, and there they clashed with security forces and, according to eyewitnesses, local residents as well. A battle ensued.
Now, the Middle East news agency is quoting medical sources as saying that at this point the death toll is 29 with 649 injured. Now, earlier, there were claims by -- from the field hospital of the supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood of as many as 75 or more dead, but those numbers have yet to be confirmed. And we understand that the health ministry doesn't report on bodies until they actually arrive at a state hospital. So those numbers still very unclear.
But what is as clear as day is that following these massive demonstrations, both before - for and against the Muslim Brotherhood, that the tensions have spilled into blood, that the call by the defense minister, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, for a public mandate to crack down on what he calls terrorism, that they're obviously now starting to make good on their threats against the Muslim Brotherhood.
MALVEAUX: Ben, this is just what we had feared, really the worse in this situation here, those two sides not being able to keep them apart. In the meantime, you have Morsy who's still in custody, I believe, with the military holding him there during a criminal investigation. What is his status?
WEDEMAN: Well, his status is really unclear. Nobody seems to know where he is, how he is being held. The military insists or has insisted until now that it was for his own safety. Now, he is being held - now he's going to be officially held for 15 days while charges are investigated into the possibility that he conspired with Hamas during the 2011 revolution to stage a prison break. He was being held at the time at a prison north of Cairo. During that break, some of the prison guards were killed, all of the prisoners escaped, and, therefore, that's -- those are the charges that he's being investigated for.
HARLOW: All right, Ben Wedeman in Cairo. Ben, appreciate the reporting. Thank you very much.
MALVEAUX: Today is the 60 anniversary of the truce that ended fighting in Korea. Well, the war killed more than 36,000 American forces. President Obama is going to mark the anniversary with an address at the Korean War Veterans Memorial. CNN plans live coverage from the National Mall in Washington. That is at 10:00 this morning.
HARLOW: And the man who held three women captive inside his Cleveland home for a decade will never be set free again. Aerial Castro has agreed to a plea deal of life in prison plus 1,000 years, no chance of parole. He is going to be locked up behind bars for the rest of his life, just like those women were for 10 years. Lawyers say this deal is what his victims wanted.
You know, it's interesting, Suzanne, I was out there covering this and, you know, we've heard from the three women in this that were just girls when they were abducted.
HARLOW: And they talked about the fact when they put out that YouTube video that, you know, we are - we are -- this is -- we are making our own path now and they didn't want to talk about him, but about their future. And they didn't want to get on the stand and testify. And they may have had to do that if that went to trial. So the fact that this comes to a plea deal means they're not going to have to get up there and tell their horrifying story. But our Gary Tuchman has more. Listen.
GARY TUCHMAN, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): With glasses on his nose, a shuffling Aerial Castro walked into a Cleveland courtroom, shackles on his legs, handcuffs on his wrists and with plea agreement details in his head.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Are you fully aware of the terms and the consent to that plea agreement?
ARIEL CASTRO: I am fully aware and I do consent to it.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Do you understand that by virtue of a plea, you will not be having a trial?
CASTRO: I am aware of that.
TUCHMAN: One of Castro's victims, Amanda Berry, gave birth to a daughter while in captivity. Castro stunned the courtroom when he stated this during the hearing.
CASTRO: I'd like to state that I'm - I miss my daughter very much.
TUCHMAN: That daughter, named Jocelyn, is now six years old. The three women Castro victimized, Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, wanted to avoid testifying at the trial, scheduled to start a week from Monday. After the plea deal was reached, they issued a statement saying that they "are relieved by today's plea and are looking forward to having these legal proceedings draw to a final close in the near future." The official sentencing will take place next Thursday.
CASTRO: I don't necessarily --
TUCHMAN: But on this day, Castro was fairly talkative and appeared uninterested, nonchalant and downright strange at times.
CASTRO: When I first got arrested and interviewed, I told Mr. Dave (ph), I said - I said to Dave that I was willing to work with the FBI and I would tell them everything. I knew I was going to get pretty much the book thrown at me. There's some things that I have to - I don't comprehend because of my sexual problem throughout my whole years. I would like to state that I was also a victim as a child and it just kept (INAUDIBLE).
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: OK, well those are issues - that's certainly something you can bring up at your sentencing hearing.
HARLOW: Wow, our Gary Tuchman there.
You know, Suzanne, that's the first time we've heard from him. He didn't speak in his other court appearances.
MALVEAUX: And he sounds like he makes himself into a victim here.
HARLOW: A victim. He says I was victimized as a child.
MALVEAUX: I mean it seems like the judge is getting annoyed with him because he keeps talking about the fact that he's the victim in this situation.
HARLOW: Right. But it's -- he's not. It's all about these girls. And now he's going to be in prison for the rest of his life. So I hope that brings them some solace and some comfort to their families.
All right. Well, let's talk about the mayor of San Diego because he says he'll get intense counseling, but he's not stepping down from his post.
MALVEAUX: There are plenty of women who want Bob Filner to take a walk, as you can imagine.
MALVEAUX: Several women accusing him of outrageous behavior. CNN's Casey Wian is in San Diego with more on that one.
CASEY WIAN, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Poppy, Suzanne, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner still disappointing his critics by again refusing to resign.
WIAN (voice-over): Right after attending a routine city planning meeting, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner arrived at a hastily called news conference to address allegations by seven women who claim he subjected them to unwanted, aggressive sexual advances.
BOB FILNER, SAN DIEGO MAYOR: I apologize to my staff. I apologize to the citizens and staff members who have supported me over many years. I apologize to the people of San Diego. And, most of all, I apologize to the women that I have offended.
WIAN: He acknowledged inexcusable and intimidating conduct and says he will enter rehab.
FILNER: I'm beginning, on August 5th, I will be entering a behavior counseling clinic to undergo two weeks of intensify therapy to begin the process of addressing my behavior.
WIAN: Alleged victims say the apology and rehab are not enough.
MORGAN ROSE, PSYCHOLOGIST, SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT: That, to me, is a very bogus way of handling this. By not resigning and doing what we thinks we will all buy as, oh, he's really sincere, he's going to go to rehab, is just insulting.
WIAN: Minutes before Filner's news conference, a citizens group delivered a letter to the mayor's office demanding he resign by Monday evening or else face a recall campaign. Several powerful members of the mayor's own Democratic Party have also demanded he resign, but Filner's only talking about his future on the job.
FILNER: But when I return on August 19th, my focus will be on making sure that I'm doing right by this city in terms of being the best mayor I can be and the best person I must be. Thank you.
WIAN (on camera): What about all of the people who have called for you to resign, mayor? Do you think this is enough to be enough to satisfy them?
WIAN (voice-over): As Filner again refused to answer questions about the allegations, the big question remains, can he hold on to his job?
WIAN: Just before his announcement, the San Diego city attorney's office says it served a subpoena on Filner, requiring him to testify at a lawsuit filed by his former spokeswoman, the first alleged victim to come forward. That testimony is expected to take place four days into the mayor's rehab.
HARLOW: All right, Casey, thank you. Appreciate it.
And, folks, in just a few minutes, we're going to talk with a woman that you heard from in Casey's report, Morgan Rose, right there. A long conversation with her. Wait until you hear what she says happened to her by Filner in a San Diego restaurant.
All right, two storms, one in the Atlantic, one in the Pacific, sputtering up and bringing a little bit of sigh of relief to Hawaii and to the Caribbean. So let's bring in meteorologist Jennifer Delgado in the CNN Weather Center.
How are these looking? Not too bad?
JENNIFER DELGADO, AMS METEOROLOGIST: Not too bad at all, actually. They are actually looking pretty bad if you want to talk about it technically, Poppy. As we show you Tropical Storm Dorian right now. And it's well off the coast. You can see, not effecting land. Roughly about 800 miles away from the Leeward Islands. Well, not a lot of convection with it. You can see the maximum winds right now at 40 miles per hour. Again, this is a tropical storm. And what we're going to be looking at is this system getting into more convection. And as it does, it's just really going to fizzle out. By 36 hours tomorrow, we're going to be talking about this just being an area of low pressure. So, really, this is going to be a storm that's much ado about nothing.
Now as we hop over towards the Pacific, we have another storm there. Tropical Storm Flossie. I must say, I do like that name. But the winds right now, just under hurricane strength at 70 miles per hour. And there is Hawaii all the way over towards the west. Now, briefly, we could see this becoming a hurricane. But, again, we're expecting this to pass to the mainland of Hawaii as we move into Monday. And with those winds weakening down to 40 miles per hour, this will be a tropical storm. Again, bringing with it some rain, of course, some rough currents.
As we move closer to home, here is our cold front that's bringing some rain through parts of the upper Midwest and the Ohio Valley, even down towards the south. What this is going to do, it's going to cool things off. We'll get to that in just a moment. But rain for the southwest as well as the southeast. You can see for areas like Mexico, we do have a flood threat. But as I said to you, with the cold weather moving from the north, this is going to bring some relief with some of those typical summertime temperatures. Look at the highs for Chicago. Today, 71 degrees. Almost 15 degrees below average. And then for Detroit, high today of 71. You should be at 83. And the same for the Northeast.
Guys, we're going to send it back over to you.
HARLOW: Last weekend we're sitting here complaining about how boiling it was.
DELGADO: It was hot and steamy and this time, hey, it's cool.
MALVEAUX: I'm happy. I'm happy. But I love the heat too.
HARLOW: Where is the sun?
DELGADO: I love it too.
MALVEAUX: I know. Hot in the summer. I enjoy the summer.
HARLOW: All right. Thanks. True. Jennifer, thanks.
DELGADO: You're welcome.
MALVEAUX: All right. We're learning more about the investigation of this deadly train crash. This was in Spain. Why police have detained the driver now. What they're saying about the crime that he might have committed.
MALVEAUX: Good morning, Washington, D.C. A beautiful shot of the Capitol there. A lot of my family right in that area. Good morning to them. HARLOW: Good morning, Washington.
All right, we want to take you to Spain now. You know all about that deadly, tragic train crash. Well, police in Spain are standing guard at the hospital bed of the conductor, the driver, in this week's deadly train crash in Spain. Authorities tell CNN he's being investigated for what they're calling a crime. Not a lot of details on what that crime exactly may be, but they said it is a crime in connection with causing the accident.
MALVEAUX: At least 78 people were killed in that crash, 81 people are still in the hospital. In the meantime, the mangled train, cars, they have been removed from the tracks. The rail track that once again is moving.
HARLOW: All right, I want to bring in our Karl Penhaul. He has been covering this from the beginning. He is at the crash site.
Karl, tell us what the latest is in this investigation, because we're hearing the word "crime." What more do you know about that -- or potential crime?
KARL PENHAUL, CNN CORRESPONDENT: And I think that's the question right now and I think we have to be very precise on this. Yesterday, we heard the chief of regional police saying that Francisco Jose Garzon, the train driver, would be accused of crimes related to the accident. When reporters asked him what kind of crimes do you have in mind? The police chief said "recklessness."
But, of course, it isn't the police chief that presses charges, it's the judge. And the judge, so far, has not talked to the train driver because he is still hospitalized and is not in condition. And so what they've told us from the supreme court is that the judge expects to meet the train driver and question him any time between now and tomorrow night.
Now, just a few moments ago, the interior minister and the minister for transport were both here down at the crash site. I pushed them quite hard on what their suspicion was, what their working theory was of what caused this accident. Initially, both ministers said this is in the hands of the judge. The judge must investigate this. And then the interior minister said, but, of course, there are reasonable indications that the train driver had a responsibility in this accident. When I pushed him and said what clear indications do you have, he cut me off, says, ask no more questions. And so right now there seems to be a little bit of a dispute about who has control over this investigation right now. The minister is making some political statements, but court system's saying, hold on a minute, the judge hasn't even spoken to the train driver.
MALVEAUX: Karl, obviously, I guess, it's a political situation there on the ground. But we've also heard - we've heard from eyewitnesses we've interviewed over the week. We've even heard from one of the victims of the crash that this train was going extremely fast and that speed might be a factor in that accident. Do we know if that, in fact, is the case? PENHAUL: Well, initially it was a junior minister that came forward and said that he believed that excessive speed was a factor in this. But his boss was here today and I put the same question to her and she wouldn't respond to that question. But as you say, eyewitness have said that they believe that speed may have been a factor in this. And then the counterargument, these are fast trains. These trains are supposed to be going fast.
That said, there's a clear - there's a clear fact here. And on this curve, where the accident took place, the speed limit there, according to the state rail company, is 80 kilometers an hour. And when we saw that chilling surveillance camera video, that train did appear to the naked eye to be going much faster than those 80 kilometers an hour. So certainly speed is a key factor that is being investigating now, but it is far from the only factor that could have been at play here.
HARLOW: Karl, just quickly before we go, can we get an update on the victims? I know a lot are still hospitalized.
PENHAUL: A lot are still hospitalized. We're told in the region of 80 passengers are still hospitalized. About a third of those are still in critical condition. The death toll, 78. But there is still three body parts to be identified. They're going to have to go through DNA testing because they're so badly mangled and so that death toll could go up.
Most of the victims are Spanish, but, of course, we know there was an American that was killed there. We also know five Americans were injured. And there were also a number of people from across European countries and even South American countries who were on the list of dead passengers.
HARLOW: All right, Karl, appreciate it. I know you've been on this story around the clock. Thanks for bringing it to us.
Well, embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner getting help, he says, but not getting out of office. Now, another one of his accusers speaking out to us. Hear how she says he crossed the line in a meeting at a restaurant back in 2009.
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HARLOW: All right, we have some breaking news to tell you about. This just coming out of Miami, Florida. Six people, six people plus an alleged shooter dead this morning. This happened at an apartment complex right outside of Miami, Florida, in an area called Hialeah, that is north of Miami.
MALVEAUX: Police say they respond to a call, this is a shooting, they found six bodies strewn throughout the complex here. Now, the suspected shooter was holed up in an apartment with two other people. Police managed to break in and rescue the hostages. They say the suspect was killed in the shoot-out with police. HARLOW: So, of course, we have a lot more questions about this. Any motive, what sparked this? So we're going to get you the latest as soon as we have it.
Meantime, embattled San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is getting help, but not getting out of office. He set up a press conference Friday and he spoke for just a few minutes. It had a lot of people wondering if he would resign. But, no, he said, at this point he's not resigning. He didn't even talk about that. He talked about a different kind of move and announcement, treatment that he is going to seek. I spoke with one of his accusers whose encounter with him back in 2009. That alleged encounter, it will shock you.
HARLOW: Bottom of the hour now. Welcome back, everyone. I'm Poppy Harlow.
MALVEAUX: And I'm Suzanne Malveaux.
Here are the five things you need know this morning.
Number one. The Justice Department will not seek the death penalty for Edward Snowden. That's what Attorney General Eric Holder wrote this week to Russian authorities. He told them, also said that the NSA leaker should not be given temporary asylum in Russia because Snowden's claims that he would be tortured and sentenced to death in the United States are not true.
HARLOW: Number two. Defense attorneys expect a military judge to announce a verdict in the Bradley Manning court-martial as soon as Tuesday or Wednesday. Closing arguments wrapped up in that case yesterday. The former Army intelligence analyst could go to prison for life if convicted. He is charged with giving reams of classified intelligence to the website WikiLeaks.
Number three. Swiss police are searching for a jewel thief who broke out of prison on Thursday. He's a member of the notorious Pink Panther's gang. He and another inmate escaped when two vehicles rammed into the area where they were exercising while they used ladders to climb over the barbed wire while their accomplices held off the guards with gunfire.
MALVEAUX: Number four, North Carolina's governor said he will sign a controversial bill into law. That bill required anyone casting a ballot in the state to present a photo I.D. It is the latest in a slew of measures provoking outrage from some. Demonstrators have rallied in the state Capitol each week in what they call Moral Monday in protests against the GOP-dominated legislature.
HARLOW: Number five. San Diego Mayor Bob Filner says he is taking a two-week hiatus for what he is calling intensive counseling. Several women have accused him of sexual harassment. He'll enter a clinic on August 5TH. He is not resigning despite demands from fellow Democrats to do so. For the city's attorney' office has served Filner with the subpoena to answer questions at a deposition. That is going August 9TH.
And we are hearing more really disturbing details about what Mayor Bob Filner of San Diego is accused of doing. I spoke with one of the accusers, her name is Morgan Rose, she is a psychologist for the San Diego school district. And she told me what she says happened when she met with Filner in 2009 who was a congressman at the time. She said she met with him about a program to help children. He had told her that he could help bring that program to the first lady. Now, she also then described how their one-on-one conversation in a restaurant took a very strange and disturbing turn. Listen.
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MORGAN ROSE, ACCUSED MAYOR FILNER OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT: It was in a public place. I had no sense of fear that I was in anyway going to be assaulted or molested. It became odd and then he told me your eyes have bewitched me. Yes. And later on, I thought about how he put the onus of the responsibility of what he was about to do on me or my eyes.
HARLOW: And then what happened?
ROSE: Rather than on himself. He got up. He came over. He sat next to me in the booth, pinning me in and I don't remember, because it was such a suspension of time and space in my life. This was so unexpected, that I don't remember if he directly asked for a kiss or tried to kiss me. But it became - it was very uncomfortable. And I was saying to him initially what would your wife do if she was sitting here? And he laughed a very crazy laugh. And then, for the next few minutes, I just remember him trying to get my face towards his to kiss me on the mouth and what we now know from the stories of the other women, it wouldn't have been on my mouth, it would have been more likely in my mouth or down my throat.
HARLOW: Did you push him away physically? Was this an encounter that did the people around you would have seen and been pretty shocked about? I mean, he's known in the area.
ROSE: Well, and certainly known at that restaurant.
ROSE: As well. But, unfortunately, it was middle of the afternoon and the restaurant was empty and the wait staff had already come and said, you know, did we want anything and then they had left. So I was alone with him in a public place, but that doesn't seem to matter to him very much. I don't remember physically pushing him. I do remember him trying to take my face towards his and he seriously attempted to kiss me four times and in between those times, I was trying to negotiate for my safety ...
ROSE: ... and I would ask him to please go back and sit on the other side of the table so we could continue our meeting, or please let me out. HARLOW: So you wanted ...
ROSE: And ...
HARLOW: I just asked -- you asked him to go away to continue the meeting. You still had hoped that he would continue the meeting with you?
ROSE: Well, absolutely. I wasn't going to let this opportunity for our children be compromised by what he was doing. I wanted to hear more about the Obamas, but each time I asked him to either move back or to let me out, his response was, "If you'll just kiss me, then I will." What stopped him was his phone rang and he took the call and said he had to go back to his office, so he picked up all of the materials on the table, my resume and such, and he left. And he left me sitting there in just an absolute stunned state of fear and I felt insulted and very compromised, and it was -- it was all bizarre, just completely bizarre.
HARLOW: I want to play some sound for you and this comes from a statement that Mayor Filner made on Thursday about what he thinks should happen after allegations from you and other women have surfaced. Listen.
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FILNER: I would like the city to take a deep breath. Take a deep breath. There's allegations, there's allegations of allegations. Let us get this into a process where everybody has a - first, everybody, including myself, has a way to make a fair statement to talk about their view of things. Just take a deep breath. Let that process work itself out. Meanwhile, we got a city to run.
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ROSE: I remember taking a lot of deep breaths after he had pinned me in and that he needs to do the city's business is absurd. The city deserves leadership. It deserves a statesman, and he is obviously not that, and, in my estimation, he ran for mayor. We elected him as mayor, but, instead, we have gotten an emperor who is above the law and subjugates women in ways that we could have never even imagined three weeks ago before this really broke.
HARLOW: Party officials from the Democratic Party of San Diego have called on Filner to step down. Should he resign or what do you think should happen to him?
ROSE: Well, of course, he should resign. He is a fraud as far as I'm concerned, as far as putting himself out there as a leader and a progressive leader.
HARLOW: This alleged incident was four years ago and since then, he ran for mayor and won. Did you think about coming forward then? And why are you coming forward now?
ROSE: I told quite a few of my friends that are in that circle, the political circle, about what has happened, and I think for all seven of us that have come out so far, that it was - we didn't want this as part of our own story. Why I'm coming out now is that when I first heard about this break, I was not in the least surprised. He is obviously -- you know, this is a pattern of his and not being part of the mayoral situation, I just stayed in the background, expecting more women to come forward and when they didn't, then I did start seriously thinking about is this my place? I am an advocate for women, I've written about empowering women. I've worked with - I have worked with domestic violence programs and I have a degree in counseling psychology specifically, so I can support families and women. So I came out, but it took about two weeks for me to process how this would all happen with integrity and respect for me and my family.
HARLOW: I appreciate your time very much, Morgan. Thank you for coming in and talking to us.
ROSE: Thank you so much.
HARLOW: Now, we appreciate her sharing her story. It's not easy. It's not easy to come forward about things like that. She was telling me how difficult it was. And you know, we've reached out to Filner's office several times asking for a direct response to Rose's allegations and we did not hear back.
MALVEAUX: And what did you think about his solution here ...
MALVEAUX: ... his proposed solution for two weeks of this intensive counseling? Was she satisfied with that?
MALVEAUX: Did you think she was really convinced that it would change his behavior?
HARLOW: She is not at all. I talked to her on the phone right after that happened. What do you think? And I want to read you part of what she said. She said "I think this is a man who demonstrates an extreme narcissistic profile. He's addicted to power and control. He's arranged his life to have that and he's not about to give it up. So, no, she is not satisfied.
MALVEAUX: Yeah. I don't know if there would be a lot of people who would be satisfied ...
MALVEAUX: By two weeks of trying to completely change of thinking in his behavior here.
HARLOW: But we have not gotten direct answers to these now seven women coming forward with these allegations and that's what people are waiting for.
MALVEAUX: All right. Thank you, Poppy. HARLOW: Sure.
MALVEAUX: Pope Francis, he is getting this rock star treatment.
MALVEAUX: This is out of Brazil. Amazing, celebrating mass later this morning, we are going to be keeping our eye on that. What is happening in Rio? Up next.
MALVEAUX: We'll take you around the world now. First to Moscow where NSA leaker Edward Snowden has not left the airport but the U.S. is trying to coax him out offering him a passport so he can return home and telling Russia that he won't face the death penalty. CNN's Phil Black is at the Moscow airport.
PHIL BLACK, CNN CORRESPONDENT: When Edward Snowden's Russian lawyer comes here at the Moscow Sheremetyevo airport to meet Snowden, he enters the secure zone of the airport through this door. It was thought during the week Snowden may (inaudible) with him, but it didn't happen. The Russian government still hasn't officially confirmed Snowden's asylum application here, so after almost five weeks he has no choice but to continue waiting somewhere in transit. The lawyer says Snowden is now passing his time by reading classic Russian literature. Back to you, Susan.
MALVEAUX: Phil Black, thank you. And now to Rio de Janeiro where Pope Francis will celebrate mass in just a couple of hours. CNN's Shasta Darlington has been following the pope and his rock star receptions. Shasta?
SHASTA DARLINGTON, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Hundreds of thousands have packed on the Copacabana Beach for the second night in a row and many others mob Pope Francis as he made his way down the main avenue that's especially built also behind me to assist the way of the cross. He created a bit of a security challenge when he forced the driver of his pope mobile to pull over so he could get out and bless a row of people seated in wheelchairs along the road. This is the end of a long day and meeting professionals and inmates and it's just no wonder that his aides are exhausted. Back to you, Suzanne.
MALVEAUX: All right, Shasta, thank you. We are now turning to North Korea. A massive state sponsored parade celebrated the 60th anniversary of the truce that ended the fighting in Korea. CNN's Ivan Watson in Pyongyang, North Korea. Ivan?
IVAN WATSON, CNN CORRESPONDENT: This is how North Koreans celebrate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War on a scorching hot day in Pyongyang. The government reports to this as the Fatherland Liberation War and they call it a victory over what they describe as U.S. imperialists based on the little bit of life that we have seen here in Pyongyang. It looks like the Korean War, six decades after it was fought, is still very much an important part of national identity in North Korea, as well as an important part of daily life. Back to you, Suzanne.
MALVEAUX: Ivan Watson, thank you.
South Korea is celebrating the same truce that ended the fighting in Korea six decades ago. Much different feeling there, however. CNN's Ian Lee is in Seoul. Ian?
IAN LEE, CNN CORRESPONDENT: In a stark contrast in North Korea's muscle flexing the mood here in South Korea is one of reflection and remembrance. The president of South Korea Park Geun-hye called for a final peace of a 1953 cease-fire. She also urged the North to give up their nuclear ambition and democratize, but overshadowing this 60th anniversary of the Korean War are the heightened tensions here on the Korean Peninsula. The South not giving in to the North bellicose rhetoric and action, making a final peace and even reunification a near impossible dream. Back to you, Suzanne.
MALVEAUX: All right. Ian Lee, thank you.
HARLOW: All right, thanks, Suzanne. Well. Who rocks like Mick Jagger? Seriously. No one rocks like Mick Jagger at 70 years old. "The Rolling Stones" frontman up close, that's next.
HARLOW: Well, football star Aaron Rodgers says he was lied to by his friend baseball slugger Ryan Braun about performance-enhancing drugs. I want to bring in Jeff Fischel with more in this morning's "Bleacher Report." Good morning, Jeff.
JEFF FISCHEL, BLEACHER REPORT: Good morning, Poppy.
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FISCHEL: These guys are the most famous football and baseball players in the state of Wisconsin. They are both the NBPs. They are friends, even business partners, but you have to wonder if that is going to fall apart. 18 months ago after Braun appealed the suspension for performance-enhancing drugs and won, Rodgers said he would bet his salary for a year that Braun was clean. That's what a friend does, sticks up for his buddy. But now, Ryan has admitted taking PEDs and the former MBP has accepted a suspension for the rest of this baseball season. Rodgers is clearly not happy.
AARON RODGERS: It doesn't feel great being -- being lied to like that, and I'm disappointed about the way it all went down.
FISCHEL: The New England Patriots would love to talk football as well these days, but they are being bombarded with questions about former teammate Aaron Hernandez who is accused of murder. One of the new Patriots is Tim Tebow. He and Hernandez were teammates in college at the University of Florida. Tebow says the Patriots have asked the players not to talk about Hernandez, but he did give one short answer on the top.
TIM TEBOW, COLLEGE TEAMMATE OF AARON HERNANDEZ: This is heartbreaking and sad and all of my thoughts and prayers go out to all of the families that were involved.
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FISCHEL: After that, he shut down the questions. 49-ers Quarterback Tarell Brown made the no - this business decision of the week firing his agent after Brown lost out on a $2 million bonus because he says his agent never told him that to get the bonus he had to show up for some off-season workouts with the team. But Brown, of course, didn't show up because he didn't know he needed to. He says he only learned about it after seeing people tweet this week, about how much he blew it.
Ladies, he is going to ask his coach Jim Harbaugh if there is any kind of deal they can work out because that hurts a lot.
HARLOW: All right, Jeff, appreciate it, thank you.
MALVEAUX: "Rolling Stones" have been getting it started for 50 years. Watch this.
I love this guy! Can you believe it? He was only - Mick Jagger was only 38 when he was in that video moving. He looks great. He always looks great. Rock legend is turning 70 years old on Friday. CNN's Nischelle Turner actually looks back at his life and the legend of Jagger.
NISCHELLE TURNER, CNN CORRESPONDENT: In 2003, Mick Jagger celebrated bad boy, became Sir Michael Jagger when he was knighted for his services to music.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Jagger, at 20, was a countercultural figure and something of a revolutionary artistically and politically. Jagger at 70 is a member of the establishment.
TURNER: Although he is a grandfather four times, over his charisma remains as timeless as his music and has even made him a favorite guest on "Saturday Night Live."
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: All right, no, I'd go cry - ...
MIKE JAGGER: Keep going.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Why don't you go out and do the rooster? (inaudible)
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: "Stones" in the 1960s and in the '70s embodied a fantasy for their audience that you could live any way you wanted to. But now they embody a very different kind of fantasy. For their audience. You can keep going at 70. You can not only be alive, you can keep doing what you love.
TURNER: Nischelle Turner, CNN, New York.
(END VIDEOTAPE) MALVEAUX: OK, so maybe, what? 70s is the new 50s or something?
HARLOW: I don't think of 70 as that old, but OK.
MALVEAUX: That's my parents' age. You know I mean - you just imagine?
HARLOW: My mom too, but almost. Sorry, mom, you're not 70 yet.
MALVEAUX: But some young people think move like Jagger. Do they know that this is who they are talking about?
HARLOW: Yes. He can still move and he's still got it.
Al right. Coming up next hour, we're going to talk with veteran Congressman Charles Rangel about the scandal that has engulfed the race for New York City mayor and there you see his picture. That is Charlie Rangel back when he was fighting in the Korean War known as former staff sergeant Charlie Rangel. We will talk to you about that as well.
MALVEAUX: All right. About last night. You got to check this out, Poppy.
HARLOW: I was in bed, by this way, when this happened.
MALVEAUX: I wasn't. I probably should have been. This is - this was 9:00 Eastern. You might have seen some friends on the air.
MALVEAUX: Watch this.
HARLOW: Our buddy Piers Morgan wasn't there taking a long vacation, but guess who was there? TV star Matthew Perry sitting in as guest host. He even reunited with his former costar Lisa Kudrow. Check out the top of the show.
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MATTHEW PERRY: Hello, Ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to Piers Morgan Live.
I'm sure you are able to tell right away that I'm not Piers Morgan. The way you can tell that for sure is that I don't have a British accent and I don't have a first name that sounds very pointy.
About a month ago, I got a call from Jeff Zucker asking me to guest host for "Piers Morgan Live." And I had two questions for him. The first was how the hell did you get my number, Jeff? And the second, of course, was who is Piers Morgan?
Seriously. Once I got the answer to those two questions, I thought this could be really fun, you know, this could be exciting. This is brand-new. It reminded me of the night that I won my first Emmy. The magical night. There were -- I'm sorry? Oh, I haven't won a damn thing! That's right. I forgot.
You know what? Maybe I'll win an Emmy for my performance here today. What's that? Not a chance. Who is talking into my ear? Because their glass is half empty.
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HARLOW: You got to love him. He is fantastic.
MALVEAUX: I should have definitely watched a talk show hosted by him.
HARLOW: Oh, yeah.
MALVEAUX: He is great.
It was just wrong who's Piers Morgan is.
HARLOW: Come on. We all know.
MALVEAUX: We all know who he is. Well, thanks for starting your morning with us.
HARLOW: And we have much more ahead here on the next hour of NEW DAY SATURDAY, which starts right now.