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[10:00:11] LYNDA KINKADE, CNN ANCHOR: Ahead at the International desk, Germany responds to a wake of terror attacks. Did Russia meddle in U.S.
Politics by hacking the Democratic Party? And a new CNN poll shows Donald Trump ahead of Hillary Clinton. Hello, and welcome, I'm Lynda Kinkade. We
begin in Germany, a country reeling after yet another bloody attack. The latest, a suicide bombing Sunday night at a music festival in Ansbach.
It's the fourth violent incident in Southern Germany since last Monday. Migrants carried out three of those attacks and left the nation on edge and
it sparks new concerns over Germany's open door policy for refugees and migrants. Atika Shubert is at the site of Sunday's bombing and joins us
now. Atika, fortunately in this case, the bomber didn't manage to kill anyone else, but many people were wounded. Atika Schubert, can you hear
me? I think we're having some problems with that audio.
All right, US Presidential candidate Donald Trump is getting a big bounce in the polls after the Republican convention. In a new CNN national poll,
Trump leads Hillary Clinton. Have a look at the two-way race. Trump has 48% to Hillary's 45%. In a four-way race with libertarian candidate Gary
Johnson and green's Jill Stein, Trump's leads widens to five percentage points. At the biggest post-convention bounce since 2000. We go now to
the city of brotherly love. Democrats will spend the next four days in Philadelphia working to get along. We're in day one of the Democratic
National Convention, and as our Manu Raju reports, a rift appears to be widening.
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REP. DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, (D-FL) DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIRWOMAN: I'm with her! I'm with her!
MANU RAJU, CNN SENIOR POLITICAL REPORTER: Democratic National Committee chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz forced to resign amid a massive e-mail
leak, showing DNC staffers favoring Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders during the democratic primary. More than 1,000 Sanders supporters, marching
in Philadelphia in protest. Sanders himself, who has been calling for Wasserman Schultz's resignation for months, telling CNN that he's not
surprised that the DNC was working against him.
SEN. BERNIE SANDERS, (D) FORMER PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: It is an outrage and it's sad that you would have people in important positions in the DNC
trying to undermine my campaign.
RAJU: Clinton's campaign manager pointing his finger at Russian hackers, suggesting they had a hand in the leaks.
ROBBY MOOK, HILLARY CLINTON CAMPAIGN MANAGER: Experts are now saying that the Russians are releasing these e-mails for the purpose of actually
helping Donald Trump.
RAJU: Trump's campaign chairman flatly denying this suggestion.
PAUL MANAFORT, DONALD TRUMP CAMPAIGN CHAIRMAN: It's just absurd. I don't know what you're talking about. It's crazy.
RAJU: On Capitol Hill, Wasserman-Schultz had few defenders. Sources tell CNN that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid was pushing for weeks to replace
her, including at one point floating his number two, Dick Durbin, as a replacement. The interim chair will now be Donna Brazile, Al Gore's former
campaign manager and a CNN political analyst. Brazile was tied with both Clinton and Sanders, warned Democrats last night that Friday's leak may
just be the tip of the iceberg.
DONNA BRAZILE, INTERIM DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE CHAIR: More e-mails are coming. I don't know the substance, but I do know there are a lot of
stuff that we might have to apologize for.
RAJU: Trump quick to pounce on the political turmoil, posting this tweet. The Democrats are in a total meltdown, but the biased media will say how
great they are doing. E-mails say the rigged system is alive and well. This scandal, threatening to shatter the uneasy truce between Sanders'
progressive base and the party establishment ahead of today's convention themed united together, where Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and
Michelle Obama will headline the first night. The controversy, also overshadowing Clinton's big introduction of her vice presidential pick,
Virginia Senator Tim Kaine. The newly-minted democratic ticket sitting down for their first interview together, keeping their focus squarely on the
HILLARY CLINTON, U.S. DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL NOMINEE: I don't know what their convention was about other than criticizing me. I seem to be the only
unifying theme that they had.
RAJU: Kaine showing he's ready to defend his running mate on the campaign trail.
[10:05:05] TIM KAINE, (D) VIRGINIA: Then I see this, you know, "crooked Hillary" or see the "lock her up", it's just ridiculous. It is ridiculous.
And look, most of us stopped the name calling thing about fifth grade.
(END VIDEO CLIP)
KINKADE: That was Manu Raju reporting. Let's get into these questions about who hacked the e-mails and the timing of the release. CNN
contributor Jill Dougherty joins us from Moscow. At Jill, this is certainly an intriguing claim by the Clinton camp that two Russian
intelligence agencies were behind the leaked e-mails. What are you hearing?
JILL DOUGHERTY, CNN CONTRIBUTOR: Well, we're hearing I think what everybody else is hearing, because that information is coming from the United States.
It is not coming from here in Russia. The charges are that the Russians in some fashion connected with the government, did engineer this hack. And to
what purpose, that's a little unclear. Perhaps to get information about Donald Trump, perhaps to hurt Hillary Clinton. There are a lot of
different theories, but I think you have to separate the technical part of this, the technical part of doing those hacks and then releasing them.
They were released by Wiki leaks. And then the other question, which is of political purpose, why, if this is true, would the Kremlin want to do it?
Does it want to help Donald Trump? Does it want to hurt Hillary Clinton? Or does it know even how all of this will play out?
KINKADE: And speaking of that relationship between perhaps Putin and Trump or the Kremlin backing the Republicans, what can you tell us about that?
Is there any relationship there to speak of?
DOUGHERTY: Well, remember in the beginning kind of when this all started, when President Putin was asked early on last year about Donald Trump, and
he said he's a bright, meaning kind of shiny, flashy, interesting person, you know, how good that he wants to have relations with the United States.
And people noted that there was a bit of commentary. And but this has kind of grown, where people now are charging, people who are usually against
Trump, are charging that the Kremlin now is trying to manipulate this into actually damaging Hillary Clinton and to help Trump. Now, you could say
that the release of these e-mails at this particular point, obviously, is hurting Hillary Clinton and the Democrats. Do they want to help Trump? I
can say that the media here tend to support Trump, or at least to kind of praise him after all, Hillary Clinton is pretty much a known quantity. She
was accused by President Putin back during the Ukrainian uprising on Maidan Square Of basically engineering a lot of, a lot of things. He directly
accused her of engineer the protest movement here in Moscow. So there is not a lot of love lost for Hillary Clinton here, especially in the Kremlin.
That said, does anyone in the Kremlin really know what would happen if Donald Trump were president? What are his beliefs? NATO belief,
definitely that's one thing that they share in common. Donald Trump saying that NATO was obsolete. That would work well with Mr. Putin, because he
also wants to get raid of NATO, which he says is at his doorstep.
KINKADE: All right, Jill Dougherty live for us from Moscow. We'll have to leave it there for now. Thank you very much. Well, we're going to return
now to Germany in this suicide bombing Sunday night at a music festival in Ansbach, of course was the fourth violent incident in Southern Germany
since last Monday. Atika Shubert is at the site of the bombing. We think we have fixed those audio problems now. Atika, this suicide bomber didn't
manage to kill anyone else, but he did wound many people.
ATIKA SHUBERT, CNN SENIOR INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: He did. He wounded more than a dozen people, and three of them very seriously. He didn't just
have explosives in his rucksack. We now understand from both the police, the prosecutor's office and the interior ministry that he packed them.
It's a metal in it as well, screws and bolts.
And this is the kind of thing we've seen in other bombings. The objective of packing those metal bolts in is to cause maximum damage, and that's what
really caused most of the injuries. We're getting a few more details now about who the attacker was. We know he's a 27-year-old Syrian refugee.
His application for asylum had actually been rejected several years ago, and he was supposed to be deported back to Bulgaria, which is where he
first entered the EU.
But for legal reasons, for other reasons that they're still investigating, it seems he was not deported in that time. Now, we actually had a chance
to speak to one of his neighbors who knew him for more than a year and said he was shocked to find out that he'd done something like this. He said that
he had spoken to him just a week before. He was friendly, even happy. He said there are no signs of extremism and no signs of depression, despite
the fact that the police have told us that he had psychiatric help and he had actually attempted suicide twice. So, we're getting a very mixed
picture here. But what investigators are really focusing on is whether or not he had any terror links, whether he had any terror literature,
instructions on building a bomb. That's where investigators are really focusing their efforts on now, Lynda.
[10:10:33] KINKADE: Right and looking, this is of course is one of four times that have happened in Germany over the past week. Looking at the
mass shooting in Munich, an arrest has been made.
SHUBERT: That's right I mean, arrests have been made on the shooting in Munich, a 16-year-old teenager has been arrested as an accessory to the 18-
year-old who ultimately carried out the attack. But I think what's important to note here is that we do have a string of violent attacks. We
had a train stabbing earlier last week. We also had a shooting in Munich which killed almost a dozen people there. And then we had this Machete
attack also nearby here in the Bavaria region. So we've had four attacks in less than a week. Three of those attacks have been carried out by
refugees now, they seem to be completely unrelated, but the impact on the wider public is the same, many people here wondering, what is going on?
Why are we not prepared for the security of this? Can we expect to see more violent attacks like this? And how, we know -- how is this impacting
refugees in particular when you see three out of four attackers being refugees? What does that mean? What is their mental health state? What
can be done to prevent these kinds of attacks? These are the concerns many Germans now have.
KINKADE: Yeah all crucial questions there. Atika Shubert for us. Thank you very much. We're going to talk more about those four attacks over the
last seven days, all carried out by different methods. So what do they have in common? I want to bring in CNN terrorism analyst Paul Cruickshank
who joins us from our Washington Bureau. Paul, for many months, many wondered why we were seeing so many attacks in France and Belgium, but not
in Germany, which opened its doors to so many asylum-seekers. Now it's seeing a spite of attacks. I hate to ask this, but could this be the new
PAUL CRUISHANK, CNN TERRORISM ANALYST: Well, the German officials are increasingly concerned that the country's in the cross hairs of ISIS when
it comes to either directing attacks in Germany or encouraging extremists already in Germany to launch attacks. ISIS regards Germany as an enemy.
Germany's involved in helping the Peshmerga in the North of Iraq, it's involved in some reconnaissance aerial missions over Syria.
And so, the ISIS rhetoric has really ratcheted up in recent weeks against Germany. And German intelligence have found recent evidence of ISIS
operatives reaching out to extremists in Germany and elsewhere in Europe to try to encourage them to launch attacks, because ISIS is losing ground in
Syria, Iraq and Libya, and it wants to change the conversation, wants to be seen as still a very vital terrorist force that more than 800 German
nationals and residents have traveled to Syria and joined various Jihadist groups and many of them joining ISIS more than a third have come back. So
there are plenty of opportunities for ISIS to recruit people to come back and launch attacks. So they found it more difficult to recruit Germans
than, say, French or Belgians so far without certainly trying to do that, Lynda.
We saw last week an ISIS inspired attack on a train in Bavaria. The perpetrator actually uploaded a video message to ISIS which Isis was able
to distribute, saying that was done on behalf of the Islamic state. The attack overnight, the suicide bombing, also from the first investigations
also appears, certainly has the hallmarks of an Islamist terrorist attack. It should be noted that Deutsch Zeiten, one of the most respected
newspapers in Germany, just in the last few minutes, reporting that there was a video found on the perpetrator's phone claiming allegiance to ISIS,
claiming that he had done this on behalf of the group, because in his words, Germany was attacking Muslims. That has not yet been confirmed by
CNN but being reported now by German media. There's just more energy industry Jihadi system in Germany right now.
KINKADE: So, Paul, boosting security now a major focus in Germany, what do authorities then need to do in the future to prevent attacks like these?
CRUISHANK: Very, very difficult, because some of these people, they're not on the radar screen. The German, the security services, so very difficult
to predict when people are going to launch these kinds of attacks, even for people who are on the radar screen, difficult to predict when people are
going to move from radical thought to radical action down the lookout both for these sort of ISIS directed cause Paris-style, Brussels-style attacks,
and also these ISIS inspired attacks by lone wolves, which are even more difficult to stop.
A key part of this investigation right now in Bavaria's going to be how did this individual get a hold of explosives? It's pretty tricky to make
explosives, but people who haven't trained overseas in a terror training camp have been able to do it before by downloading instructions on the
internet. We saw that with the Boston bombings in 2013. But that's certainly very alarming to German security services that this individual
appears to be either have made an explosive device or was given an explosive device.
[10:15:54] KINKADE: All right. Paul Cruickshank, we'll have to leave it there for now. Joining us live from D.C, thanks so much. Well, still to
come, Australia refuses to move into the Olympic village. Rio's last minute scramble to try and smooth over concerns. We'll have that story
just ahead in a live report.
KINKADE: Welcome back. There's new embarrassment for organizers of Rio's Olympic Games. Australia has declared it won't let its athletes move into
the new Olympic village, saying it's unlivable. Shasta Darlington has the details.
SHASTA DARLINGTON, CNN INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Blocked toilets, leaky pipes, and exposed wires, just a few of the reasons Australia's Olympic
delegation says it won't move in here to the athletes' village. The 31 towers have been decorated with team signs, but as the village open its
doors to many of the 17,000 athletes and coaches slated to sleep here, controversy on the very first day.
KITTY CHILLER, AUSTRALIAN CHEF DE MISSION: We felt that our building was not safe because the combination, because of the combination of plumbing
and electrical issues. When we did our stress test yesterday afternoon, there were significant leakages from plumbing pipes.
DARLINGTON: Organizers said hundreds of athletes moved in on Sunday, and they were working quickly to resolve problems. Every Olympic village
because of their magnitude needs some adjustments until it becomes perfect. The important thing is that everything will be resolved before the games
without disturbing athletes. We toured some of the Spartan apartments before inauguration. There was this discussion about whether or not there
would be air conditioning, they didn't want to pay for it, but with the Zika scare, they had to put it in the rooms, is that right?
PAUL RAMLER, CEO, RSG EVENTS: Well, they put air conditioning in all the bedrooms, fans in non-bedrooms, and but no televisions.
DARLINGTON: The outdoor space helps compensate. Swimming pools, tennis courts and bike trails. The U.S. delegation, which expects to have 500
athletes and staffs staying at the Olympic village, said, as is the case with every games, they're working to resolve minor issues. For the
Australian delegation, the problems are far from minor.
[10:20:17] CHILLER: Every village has teething problems. It's very difficult to suddenly have 20,000 people in a confined space such as an
Olympic village. I have never experienced, -- this is my fifth Olympic games, a village in this space or lack of state of readiness at this point
DARLINGTON: The latest snafu less than two weeks before the start of these very controversy games.
KINKADE: And now, Shasta Darlington joins us now live from Rio. And Shasta, the mayor of Rio says he wants the assigned team to feel at home.
He's even offering up a kangaroo that as an Australian, we have enough kangaroos. Clearly, the team just wants some decent plumbing and
electricity. Is the mayor just brushing this off?
DARLINGTON: Yeah, it was an unfortunate joke that really didn't go down well. and when the reporters asked, what about the Australians, they say
they're not going to stay here, he said, oh, well, I wish I could just put a kangaroo in front of the athletes' village so they'd feel at home.
And not only did that turn off the Australian committee, which was sort of offended by this, but even Brazilians turned that into a headline. They're
calling this kangaroo gate. This is one of the first major tests as the Olympians show up. How could he make light of this? And in fact, the
Australian Olympic committee, they shot back, well, you know, we don't need kangaroos, we need plumbers, Lynda.
KINKADE: Exactly. Looking at some of the other issues going on, Russia, of course, accused of state-sponsored doping. They breathe a sigh of
relief when they escaped the blanket ban from the IOC, but now individual sporting federations have to make their own ruling. Are they scrambling to
DARLINGTON: Yeah, they absolutely are, Lynda, I mean what we've heard from a number of analysts is that this is unfairly putting the burden on these
federations rather than them taking a stance the IOC. It is basically pushing off the responsibility less than two weeks before the start of the
games. It doesn't give these federations a whole lot of time to do their due diligence to do their investigations and come up with very well-
informed decisions. On the other hand, for Rio, there is a little bit of relief here, because it means certainly more of the high profile, star
Russian athletes will be coming to the game even if the IOC had blocked them. And that could help ticket sales. After all, if the ticket sales
have been very sluggish, with so little time left, they're still trying it offload about 25 percent of tickets. So, the more high profile names, the
better for Rio, Lynda.
KINKADE: And Shasta, one other issue, a terror plot planned to be carried out during the Olympics games was foiled, and a 12th person now arrested?
DARLINGTON: That's right. Those are the first arrests were actually made last week. We talked about this. A judge here issued 12 arrest warrants
for people suspected of planning a terror attack. This is the first arrest of its type in Brazil. Initially, they only found 10 of the suspects, then
the 11th turned himself in near the border with Bolivia. Now they've finally caught the 12th person.
And according to officials, these men had pledged their allegiance to I.S.I.S, although they hadn't actually had any direct contact with the
operational people. They were loosely organized. The justice minister, in fact, called them amateur, but they had been talking about planning an
attack, trying to buy an AK47 over the internet from Paraguay and they felt there just wasn't time to sit around and see if they were going to take
this any further. They nipped that in the bud and they're being praised by that for national security analysts and organizations, Lynda.
KINKADE: Shasta Darlington standing across (inaudible) from Rio, thanks much. Talk to you soon. Well, Turkey is expanding its crackdown after the
failed coup. Authorities have now issued arrest warrants with 42 journalists looking for possible criminal conduct. The warrants came as
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with opposition leaders, part of the rare show of unity against the failed uprising. Thousands of soldiers
remain in detention.
The government also fired or suspended 50,000 civil servants, judges and security forces. Well, police in Florida are investigating a deadly
shooting at a Fort Myers nightclub. Shots rang out early Monday in the club's parking lot as an event for teens was ending. At least two people
are dead and 14 others wounded. The two people killed were 14 and 18 years old. Police say they have detained three adults in connection with that
shooting. Well, still to come, a gang rape in India is shocking many, but for those at the bottom of the country's caste system, it's not shocking at
all. We'll tell you why.
[10:27:41] KINKADE: Welcome to the International Desk, I'm Lynda Kinkade. Here are the headlines we're following. The Bavarian Interior Ministry in
Germany says a suicide bomber had Islamist videos on his mobile phones. He blew himself up at a music festival in Ansbach Sunday night, injuring 15
people. Officials say the bomber was a Syrian who had been rejected for asylum and was due to be deported to Bulgaria. It's the fourth violent
incident in Southern Germany in a week. Police in Florida have detained three people in connection with a deadly nightclub shooting. Shots rang
out at the Fort Myers club's parking lot early Monday as an event for young teens was ending. At least 2 people were killed and 14 others were
wounded. In Philadelphia, Democrats are gathering for day one of the convention. Tonight's theme is united together and to that end, Hillary
Clinton's former rival, Bernie Sanders, will take the stage. But a controversy over leaked e-mails is threatening party unity. In India,
police say they've arrested a fourth man who they believe was part of a repeated gang rape. The victim was a college student from India's lowest
caste. Then her family says that that's why there's been no justice for her. Sumnima Udas visited an Indian village to give us a look at life as
SUMNIMA UDAS, CNN CORRESPONDENT: A typical village in Northern India. There may be no physical barriers, no walls, no fences, but this is
segregation, nonetheless, not on race or religion, but caste, an ancient Hindu social hierarchy where status is determined by birth. In many
villages across India, the differences are clearly visible.
So, on the right hand side, for instance, is where the lower caste of this village lived. And you can see the condition of their homes. And over
here, on the left side, is where the upper caste lived. And you can see the condition of their homes. So, this is where the lower caste territory
ends, and this is where the upper caste territory begins. There is very little interaction between the two. Those from the lowest castes are
called Dalits seen as impure. They're considered untouchables by upper castes. And in the state of Haryana, widely considered one of India's most
conservative and patriarchal, if you're Dalit and female, you're doomed.
[10:30:07] First you're a woman, so you're already seen as a second class citizen. Then you're a Dalit so you're worthless. Dalit women are the
biggest victims of rape and sexual assault. They are treated as if their sole purpose is to serve upper caste men."
Women's rights activist Dimple says, "This woman's daughter was gang raped four years ago. She killed herself soon after from shame." "They rape Dalit
girls because they want to show their power and suppress us. They know our voices are never heard and we can't fight back." she says.
Those who have the power and should be helping, the police and judiciary, are usually from upper caste families. So activists say they protect their
"The upper caste have many and can easily bribe and influence authorities, so we just have to stay quiet," she says.
Discrimination based on caste was banned in India decades ago, but the prejudice is still deep-rooted.
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Some call it modern-day apartheid, segregation on such a subtle level. You can feel the tensions in the air between the communities. You could feel
how oppressed the lower castes are, so much so that they won't even dare walk to the other side, not because they can't, but because they actually
believe they're not supposed to.
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Dalits say they only go to the other side if they have to pick up Government subsidies. Otherwise, even the men are too scared.
"Even if we go, we're constantly reminded that we're below them. If they're sitting on the cot or chair, we have to sit on the floor facing their feet.
When they give us water, we can't touch their utensils, so they pour water into our palms. And at the water pump, if we have used it, then they will
rinse the tap twice before they use it." she says.
Even just to fetch water, they travel in groups so the upper caste men can't harass them.
Behind the smiling faces, though, years of oppression and despair, tolerating injustice because they've lost the heart to fight, because this
is their karma, they say.
(END VIDEO CLIP)
LYNDA KINKADE: And Sumnima Udas joins us now from New Delhi.
Sumnima, how hard is it to get justice for those in the lower castes?
UDAS: Well Lynda, in general, getting justice in this country is hard because you've got 13 judges per million people. That's one of the lowest
judges-to-population ratios in world. So, what that means is that court cases can take a very long time, anywhere from 5 to 10 to even 20 years.
So there's some 22 million court cases lingering in the court right now. But if you are a Dalit women, it's all the much harder, as we just saw in
the piece, because you don't have the money generally to pay for the lawyers. The prosecution that is supposed to be helping you, they can
easily be bought off by the accused as the activists and a lot of the victims were telling us.
And in general, because you belong to the lowest wrung in society, your voice is not heard. And we're talking about a lot of people who have to
deal with this every day.
Lynda, 17 percent of India is Dalit. That's about 200 million people who have to live like this and deal with this every single day. Lynda?
KINKADE: And Sumnima, sadly, there have been a series of new rapes that have come to light today. What can you tell us about them?
UDAS: That's right. I mean, every 22 minutes there is a rape reported in India. And sadly, the ones that are most outrageous are the ones that get
picked up by the media.
So, just today a 14-year-old Dalit girl raped by a man, actually back in 2015, but when she went to court, she had to change her testimony because
she was being threatened by the upper caste man. And then just before the hearing, she was kidnapped by this man again and raped repeatedly. Then she
was given some poison and she died yesterday, which is why we're hearing about it today.
Also today, in Delhi, a 4-year-old who was raped by her neighbor. And all of this is happening in the capital, so you can imagine how bad it is in
the rest of the country. And also today, Lynda, a case that is being highlighted here in the media, an Israeli woman was gang raped by six men
in a small town in Northern India. She was trying to hitch a ride around 3:00 a.m. in the morning. A car stopped with six men inside. Two of those
six men she alleges raped her.
So, you know, sadly, this is, you know, the rape cases here never seem to end. Now, a lot has changed after the high-profile 2012 gang rape case.
Laws were changed, security was stepped up, but clearly, a lot more still needs to change. Mind-sets need to change, and that, unfortunately, takes a
long time. Lynda?
[10:35:09] KINKADE: Yeah some horrific cases.
Sumnima Udas, good to have you with us. Thank you.
Well, we're going to take a short break. We will have more of the "International Desk" in just a moment. Stay with us.
KINKADE: Welcome back.
Let's get to U.S. Politics. Democrats are converging on Philadelphia for day one of their convention.
Protests have been brewing outside and a controversy has been dogging party organizers. But in the convention hall, the theme tonight is "United
Let's go to that convention hall. Hala Gorani is there. Hala, united together, but we are seeing a lot of divisions, particularly from those
Bernie Sanders supporters.
HALA GORANI, CNN CORRESPONDENT: Right, although we do know that Bernie Sanders is going to speak this evening. He is expected to endorse Hillary
Clinton. Party unity is the major theme.
All of this, however, being overshadowed on day one by a major e-mail hack scandal over the weekend. Wikileaks releasing a trove of e-mails exchanges
between the Hillary camp and the DNC in the United States, embarrassing some of the staffers that are seen to have strategized to weaken Bernie
Sanders during the primary process in the United States. In fact, this lead to the resignation of the DNC chair, Debbie Wassermann Schultz.
Let's get to my special guest, who is with us this hour, Philip Levine is the mayor of Miami Beach. And he hurried to our set here, and we thank him
for that. So mayor, first of all, let me ask you about this e-mail hack. Do you think that ordinary voters should have any issues with the fact that
the DNC, which is supposed to be neutral, is essentially seen as plotting and strategizing against Bernie Sanders during the primary process?
PHILIP LEVINE, MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA MAYOR: Well, I think the most important thing is that we had an open primary all across the United States. And
Secretary Clinton, in a very competitive primary won millions more voters than Senator Sanders did.
So she won that primary. She is our candidate. And so, I think that, yes, of course you're going to have personal opinions among staffers. Within any
organization, I think the Republican Party had it. That .
GORANI: It's more than personal opinions. They were bringing up things like this religion and fact that maybe he's not being as religious enough and
should we use that against him?
LEVINE: Listen, and I think those are personal opinions. It's unfortunate, but the fact of the matter is the people spoke. And the people said
Secretary Clinton is our nominee. She won millions more votes.
And I think the fact that Senator Sanders has endorsed Secretary Clinton, he's coming out tonight, we expect a wonderful endorsement speech, and I
think this is politics. It's unfortunate. But let me tell you, being the head of the DNC is a thankless job. There's no question about that.
GORANI: Well, she doesn't have that job anymore, so she doesn't have to worry about that aspect of it.
Can I bring up some of the polls, because they have to be a cause of for concern for Hillary Clinton supporters, such as yourself.
[10:40:09] And we expected a close convention bump, as it's called, for Donald Trump. But in a two-way match up , this is latest CNN poll joins me
Trump is at 48%, Clinton is at 45.5%, in a four-way match up, Trump has a 5 percentage point lead 44 to 39.
LEVINE: Well, I think when you come out of the Republican National Convention; you're going to get the bump.
What you see what we have going on this week, it's going to be pretty incredible. This is about unity. This is about the future, not about the
past. And I think when you watch that Republican Convention, it was a little bit like watching Nick at Night. I mean, it should have been in
black and white.
What you're going to see this week is it's in color.
GORANI: Yeah. OK, sorry, I'm having an issue with my microphone. Here it is.
Quick last comment, 68% now say Clinton is not honest and trustworthy, yet another number the campaign -- the Hillary doesn't want to see.
LEVINE: You know what, Secretary Clinton's been in politics and public life for a long time. There's a certain amount of people that have certain
But listen, we saw what happened with these Russian hackers. I mean the fact is, is that, you know Putin wants, Obama -- wants Trump to win, and
he's doing everything he can to make it happen.
GORANI: All right. We know the Trump camp is saying that's not the case. Philip Levine, the mayor of Miami Beach, thank you for joining us.
LEVINE: Thank you.
GORANI: Apologies for a few audio problems here. But, for now, Lynda, back to you at the CNN center.
KINKADE: Great. Thanks, Hala. I'll catch up with you very shortly.
Well, England's Prince Harry is opening up about the death of his mother, Princess Diana, 19 years ago.
He tells the BBC he regrets not speaking about her death until recently. He says his aim is to get more people to ask for help when they need it.
Our Max Foster joins us now from London with more on this. Max, Prince Harry was speaking at an event about mental health when this came up. What
else did he reveal?
MAX FOSTER, CNN LONDON CORRESPONDENT: Well, he was speaking to Rio Ferdinand, a footballer who lost his wife last year leaving young children
and Rio was really asking for some advice on how to deal with his children, and that's when Prince Harry really opened up.
This is the moment when he had talked about not talking about his mother until he was 28.
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)
PRINCE HARRY: I really regret not ever talking about her, you know?
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: Yeah, really.
PRINCE HARRY: The first 28 years in my life, I never talked about her.
(END VIDEO CLIP)
FOSTER: So, that was a big moment. And, you know, obviously, that was a huge story around the world.
Everyone remembers that coffin -- Diana's coffin and the two young Princes walking behind, heads bowed. And I think it's interesting that that was
very much a national event, a huge amount of national grieving.
But everyone really projected their feelings on to the young princes. And it is only very recently that Prince Harry himself seems to have started
dealing with it.
KINKADE: And it seemed that Prince Harry's main message was even if someone seems to have it all, a good job, financial security, success, they can
still have underlying mental issues.
FOSTER: That's very much the message. And his campaign, really, is that mental illness is as much of an affliction as a physical illness and almost
can be worse, because if it's not treated in those early stages, then it can become a bigger issue.
So, he's almost admitting that if it's spoken and dealt with, his mental illness, you know, depression, he could have dealt with his mother's
illness better, but what he's doing is trying to get famous people, including himself, to talk about their own issues so the wider world can do
the same and get rid of that stigma.
KINKADE: Yeah. Hopefully, it helps others. Max Foster joining us from London. Thank you.
Well, that's it for us here at the "International Desk." I'm Lynda Kinkade. "World Sport" is up next.
[10:45:25] RHIANNON JONES, CNN HOST: Hello, and welcome to "CNN World Sport." I'm Rhiannon Jones live from London.
Less than two weeks to go until Rio 2016, and a controversial decision from the international Olympic committee. Russia will not be given a blanket ban
following the country's doping scandal.
Wada, the world anti-doping agency, is disappointed to its recommendation to ban Russia has been rejected.
The IOC has instead decided to leave it up to individual sports governing bodies to decide if Russian athletes are clean and should be allowed to
Well, this is where some of those 28 international federations stand and their reaction to the IOC's decision. The IAAF has already ruled that 67
Russian track & field athletes won't compete at the games and says they're ready to offer advice to other federations.
The International Tennis Federation were quick to confirm on Sunday that Russia's eight tennis players will compete in Rio.
World archery's world executive board says they're satisfied that three Russian competitors will be allowed to take part in the games, having never
been found guilty of doping.
The international gymnastics federation is reviewing the decision and will establish the pool of eligible Russian athletes as soon as possible. While
Russia's sailing team have all been given the Rio go-ahead by the international sailing federation. But as far as which athletes exactly will
be in Rio, the head of the Russian Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, said earlier on Monday that the process is ongoing.
(BEGIN VIDEO CLIP)
ALEXANDER ZHUKOV, PRESIDENT, RUSSIA OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (translated): We are now checking the lists. Each federation is studying the whole doping
history of all Russian athletes who were included in our team's application. Then I believe in the near future we will have full
I said there were eight athletes with doping histories in the Russian team, but even now it is obvious that there are more of them.
(END VIDEO CLIP)
JONES: And a reminder that under one of those IOC conditions for inclusion, no Russian athlete with a former history of doping will be allowed to
compete. So as we head into these Olympic Games, we've got a doping scandal, Zika concerns, housing problems, and of course, ongoing security
Joining us now live from Rio is CNN's Rosa Flores. Rosa, it just seems like it's hiccup after hiccup with just 11 days to go. What's the latest you can
tell us on the security concerns?
ROSA FLORES, CNN CORRSPONDENT: Well, when it comes to security, there are several facets that spectators will see and that they will not see that
will be helping out behind the scenes.
Let me start with what spectators will be seeing, 85,000 law enforcement officers. These are soldiers, police officers, firemen that will be at
venues, at tourist attractions, at the airport. As soon as people arrive, they will be seeing that police presence, that muscle.
Now, these police officers have been doing active drills involving hostages, casualties, even nuclear emergencies have been considered in
this. Now, that's what people will be able to see out on the street.
Behind the scenes, Brazilian authorities telling us that they are sharing intelligence with other countries, making sure that they're acting on that
intelligence, and they've given us examples of how it's actually working.
They say that they did background checks on about 500,000 people who asked for credentials. 11,000 were tagged. Four people were not given credentials
because of possible ties to terrorism. And then you have the 12 Brazilian nationals who were arrested because of an alleged plot, an alleged terror
Now, all of those things are happening behind the scenes. People will not be seeing it, but all that intelligence-sharing is going to be very
important as we go through the Olympic Games to make sure that, of course, that the athletes can focus on the game and the spectators can focus on
their favorite athletes during Rio 2016. Rhiannon?
JONES: Absolutely, that's what we're all hoping for, Rosa. Thank you very much live from Rio.
Still ahead, hear why the kickoff of a much-anticipated Manchester derby will have to wait.
And after some early-season struggles, Lewis Hamilton goes to the top of the class in formula 1.
[10:51:48] JONES: It was set to be a hotly anticipated reunion between former Real Madrid Manager Jose Mourinho and former Barcelona Manager Pep
Guardiola. The fierce rivals were about to meet for the first time in almost three years. But Manchester's Derby in China was canceled just five
and a half hours before kickoff.
The International Champions Cup match between Manchester City and Manchester United was called off due to the condition of the pitch at the
Bird's Nest Stadium following heavy rain. City Captain Vincent Kompany said calling off the game was the right decision.
VINCENT KOMPANY, MANCHESTER CITY CAPTAIN: It's sad for us. It's sad for our fans. Obviously, it's disappointing because we looked forward to playing a
derby in Beijing for a long time.
We had the groundsmen working for 10 days on the pitch but, you know, the conditions were just too dangerous for the players. So, it's sad to call it
off but I think mainly we want to thank all the fans for their passion, for the way they've received us in Beijing since we've been here. We're moving
on to Shenzen now to play against Borussia, Dortmund. So, it's not finished for us in China but obviously, it's a big disappointment for us.
JONES: Sam Allardyce has given his first press conference as England manager at St. George's Park. The 61-year-old succeeds Roy Hodgson after a
disappointing Euro 2016 campaign. Allardyce spoke at England's exit from the tournament as well as his plans for the future and the England
captaincy, saying he'd make a decision on Wayne Rooney once he's met the players and staff.
He also referred to his new job as the greatest challenge of his career and says he's tough enough to deal with the pressure that comes with it.
SAM ALLARDYCE, ENGLAND TEAM MANAGER: I'm hardened. Over many, many years, you toughen yourself for whatever job you take, because you take the good
with the bad. Otherwise, you don't do it, don't bother.
So, I'm here because I want to be. I think I'm here because I want the challenge. I'm here because I think I can make the team better and I think
I'm tough enough to take it. So, bring it on, aye, lads?
JONES: To Formula 1 now and Lewis Hamilton leads the World Championship for the first time this season after his dominant victory in the Hungarian
The Brit may have overtaken his teammate, but Nico Rosberg insists he's not concerned, fresh from signing with Mercedes until 2018. Rosberg was fastest
in this Friday's practice and claimed pole for Sunday's race, but he was outpaced at the very start by Hamilton. He then took firm control at the
circuit he's enjoyed his great success at.
It was Hamilton's third consecutive victory and his fifth in six races. As Rosberg, meanwhile, had to settle for second and hasn't won since the
European Grand Prix in mid-June.
So, Hamilton is now leading the World Championship after wiping out Rosberg's hefty 43-point margin in just six races. The Brit has jumped to
192.6 ahead of his teammate, which puts the pressure firmly back on Rosberg as they head to his home race in Germany on Sunday, the final round before
the sport's summer break.
[10:55:05] And from one British champ to another, Chris Froome has returned to England after successfully defending his Tour de France title in Paris.
The Brit took part in Sunday's glamorous final stage through the streets of Paris. It was all a mere formality, though, for Froome, as he sipped on
some bubbly while still on his bike, a tradition of tour winners.
And it's been an eventful tour for Froome, one that saw him crash into a T.V. motorbike and a downhill victory and (inaudible) he said made him feel
like a kid again. So, it's rather appropriate he embraced his young son after the victory saying, "best day ever." The seven-month-old Kellan will
be hearing stories about this one for many, many years to come, no doubt.
So, Froome takes his place among cycling's greatest legends, a quartet of riders have five titles. The 31-year-old now has won three of the last four
and turns his focus to winning gold in Rio. Of course, this table would look very different, indeed, were it not for the doping issues of Lance
Armstrong and Alberto Contador.
That's it for now. We'll leave you this time with a look at how Audi and Porsche went head-to-head in Germany and a preview of the Women's British
Open, all in today's Rolex Minute.
UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The legendary Nurburgring Circuit hosted the fourth round of the World Endurance Championship, the sixth host (inaudible).
The race was classic encounter between the two German marks, an Audi who had dominated qualifying and the championship-leading Porsche team.
Decisive midrace pit stops allowed the 919 hybrids to leapfrog their R18 rivals into the top two positions.
Following a minor collision, Mark Liebe was forced to pit, handing the lead to Brendon Hartley in the number one car, who maintained the advantage all
the way to the flag with Audi completing the podium positions.
The 40th edition of the Women's British Open tees off this week at the Woburn Golf and Country Club. The player to beat is 19-year-old Lydia Ko.
The New Zealander is already the most dominant figure in ladies' golf.
Following her win at the ANA Inspiration, Ko is aiming for her second major championship of the season.