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to florida and they like it. my parents were down there for quite some time and i was in detroit and they would laugh at me all of the time. >> i would, too. chad, thanks so much. thank you so much for watching with us. i'm brianna keilar in new york. "the lead" with jake tapper" s.t.a.r.t.s right now. vladimir putin as he was putting that shawl around china's first lady, was he also pulling the wool over the eyes of the world? i'm jake tapper. this is "the lead." the world lead, puttin may have tried to be gallant in beijing, but he's up to flow good. russian tafrjs potentially rolling past the brink of war, but does putin have the most powerful weapons of mass destruction inside crimea? plus, they wanted to be exactly like these women jihad is and now cnn is learning the three colorado teen girls who tried to join isis allegedly were being given a road map to syria by one of the terrorist
group's most senior commanders and our pop culture lead today, america's favor rid fake newsman jon stewart steps out from behind the fake anchor desk to let me ask some questions. ♪ ♪ >> good afternoon, everyone. welcome to the lead. i'm jake tapper. we'll begin with the world lead and a renewed sense of crisis in ukraine. it seems while vladimir putin was supposed to be practicing diplomacy and maybe trying to defrost his icy relationship with president obama he might have also been busy brokering back channel deals and plotting his next land grab. first, russia announced a deal to construct eight nuclear reactors inside iran. iran which wants nuclear weapons according to the u.s. government and could be on the verge of a historic deal with the west to not build them and now nato reports a convoy of russian tanks and 43 unmarked troop transports have crossed into neighboring ukraine.
the cease-fire in eastern ukraine, nato says, is basically over and since crimea is now a repository for all things russian military that could very well lead to nuclear weapons and for more on this i want to bring in cnn chief national correspondent jim sciutto. does russia now have nuclear weapons inside crimea? >> they have the delivery systems inside crimea. these are 22 bombers and mi g-iii 4 fighters. it is not clear if they have nuclear weapons onboard those planes or if those planes are deployed there permanently and it is viewed nonetheless as a provocation and comes as russia has also sense in it these large convoy carrying heavy weapons into eastern ukraine ending the hard-fought cease-fire initiated just this past september. russian forces on the move again into eastern ukraine. preparations, ukrainian officials tell cnn for a new
offensive by pro-russian separatists. >> we have seen columns of russian equipment, primarily russian tanks, russian artillery, russian air defense systems and russian combat troops entering into ukraine. >> and nato says they've observed something even more alarmi alarming. russian warplanes capable of carrying nuclear weapons deployed to crimea. >> annexed by russia illegally earlier this year, if confirmed the step could violate multiple international treaties. >> we see forces that are capable of being nuclear that are being moved to crimea. whether they are or not, we do not know, but they do have the kind of equipment there that could support that mission. >> reporter: russia's foreign ministry immediately denied the claims calling them, quote, unfounded. the new weapons accompanied by renewed fierce fighting between ukrainian forces and separatists has all, but ended a brief, shaky cease-fire.
stressing alarm in both public and private, ukrainian officials say they are now preparing to fight. >> translator: we expect unexpected actions from them. i see it as our main task to prepare for military action. today at a u.n. security council session on the situation in ukraine, ambassador saa manninga power condemned russia's actions. >> russia has negotiated a peace plan and systematically undermined it at every step. it talks of peace, but it keeps fueling war. >> i have spoken with ukrainian officials in kiev who expressed both alarm and outrage at russia's aks and they see two reasons for the russian military move. one is they believe pro-russian separatists are preparing to launch a new offensive inside eastern ukraine and they believe russia wants to demonstrate to ukraine that it wants the country outflanked and an offensive coming in from the east and the possibility of coming in from the south and the big question when you talk to intelligence officials and it is
intent versus capability. russia clearly has capability including the forces along the border. the big question is when you look inside the brain of putin what is his intent? >> jim sciutto, thank you so much. here to discuss this and other national security challenges, the chairman of the house select intelligence committee, congressman mike rogers. good to see you, as always. what have you been told in briefings about russia maneuvering these nuclear-capable bombers into crimea. >> we have no confirmation that there is any nuclear activity weapon wise in crimea from the russians. i think a lot of what you're seeing is again, their focused attempt to destabilize ukraine and what they're trying to do is two things, jake, is one to prevent any interest in nato. number two, to make sure there's no western investment interest
in ukraine and they've scored wins on both of those. so every time you see this turmoil i always say take it with a grain of salt. there's information operation campaign going on. there's a little bit of truth and a little bit of military movement and again, their sole purpose, i think, at this point is to show destabilization for a period of time especially going into the winter months which would advantage russia when it comes to the energy. from what you're hearing do you think it's likely that another russian annexation of ukraine and this time eastern ukraine is imminent like what we saw in crimea earlier? >> i don't believe it's imminent. one of the things that we were concern side all of the way along the east, most of the rocket systems that the russians used in their weaponry for rockets including the nuclear arsenal who produced in eastern ukraine, we believe that they had certainly wanted to work to make sure that they had that within their realm of control. we think we've done that and now
we have again the continued destabilization effort. i'm not sure he wants to own it because he doesn't want the financial burden of trying to take care of the eastern ukraine. >> putin is playing a very fine line here and continued destabilization. he's going to try to take the resources of which he thinks is valuable in eastern ukraine and in this nuclear talk, i think it's russia beating its chest. if you notice what they've done around the world including their aircraft buzzing and u.s. airspace encroaching into nato airspace. we've seen ports of call all over the world with their russian naval forces that we haven't seen in a very long time. this is putin flexing his muscles at a time when he thinks there's confusion in u.s. policy. >> the intelligence community offers psychological proles of world leaders like putin. what do these profiles say about him? do they say when they anticipate he'll stop grabbing land? what do they think is the best way to stop him?
>> we have to look at where he is and where we think he should be and where he thinks he should be and the russians look like us, but they don't think like us. a few years ago he had two big objectives and one is to keep georgia out of nato and leaning west and pushing back on missile defense. in his mind now he's three for three. remember the pullout of the radar systems in both poland and the czech republic. he occupies about 20% of the land in the country of georgia and they're fortifying that. they're actually digging in and making permanent military structures there and now you see clearly what's happening in ukraine. so in his mind his foreign policy, his strategy about pushing back on u.s. and western influences there is working and his national polling back home is off the charts. so this is very successful for him and that's where he's looking for his next move. that's why i don't think -- i
think he's smart enough not to bite off more than he can chew and he'll go to full annexation, but i don't think he'll do it just yet. >> let's turn to isis if we can and our elise labott has asked president obama for a complete review of the american policy toward syria including how to remove assad. i guess my question is is there really a viable alternative to assad or has isis and assad together from opposite sides frayed whatever moderate resistance there is? >> there's still some pockets of hope. again, if we'd had this review and a full, inclusive discussion three years ago, lots of options on the table two years ago and not so many, six months ago and not so many today and it's just awful, but we still have an obligation to put this thing back together. >> i think, remember, there are rebels who are getting up in the morning and fighting their
regime. they're taking casualties from al nusra and al qaeda organization and casualties from isis all in the same week. these are folks we can build relationships with and these are folks that we can help train and put on a target near east. if assad were to go today and i was very early about trying to have an aggressive solution with assad through muscular diplomacy that we missed that window. now if he goes today we'll have mass chaos there. you have hezbollah, militia units there operating in the open for assad. you have all of al nusra and al qaeda organization gaining strength. you have isis which used to be an al qaeda affiliate and they're huge and control land the size of indiana and helicopters. it is a cauldron of disaster when it comes to terrorism activity there. there is a window still here, but we're going have to be smart about what we do and it might mean if we have some of the
special capability soldiers on the ground in syria helping focus the fight. if we can get there we can prevent a wider problem and if we can't get there which we haven't been able yet, we'll have a wider problem to deal with. >> thank you so much. appreciate it. >> in turkey, a harrowing experience for three american sailors at port there. a trip to istanbul that became a nightmare when a cadre of turkish men corralled and assaulted them. turkey is a member of nato and a u.s. ally just over 800,000 american tourists visit turkey each year. here with details, cnn pentagon correspondent has more. what more can you tell us? >> the obama administration calling this video appalling and straight-up calling it an att k attack. take a look at these. these three navy sailors were on shore leave. they were approached by a group of men shouting at them and throwing things at them and pushing and shoving these navy sailors and they grabbed them and put bags over their head.
one has to think that these young men were absolutely terrified as to what might be happening to them, but they don't resist. they put up their hands and they try and do everything they can to stay calm, much to their credit, the navy says, even as this attack is under way. >> later, a group called the turkish youth union claimed credit for this attack. this is an anti-government group in turkey not associated with isis and not associated with al qaeda, but officials are saying it does underscore some of the anti-american unrefrt in the region. there's a lot of concern about it. there is a very good military relationship with turket and pentagon doesn't want to see this one incident derail that. >> barbara starr at the pentagon, thank you so much. >> now the politics lead, president obama calling it a historic agreement with china. senate republicans, not so much why, they say, china is getting off easy while american taxpayers foot the bill. that's coming up next.
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welcome back to "the lead." i'm jake tapper. the politics lead fresh off a stunning political defeat at home. president obama is now toasting an accord in china that his administration is hailing as historic. in a joint news conference with xi jinping at the a.p.e.c. summit. it is designed to reduce carbon emissions by a third over the next 15 years with non-binding goals for the reduction of these pollutant, but what some environmentalists are calling a big first step in the efforts to reverse the effects of climate change is getting the cold shoulder from many republican lawmakers. cnn chief congressional correspondent dana bash is here with more on that. >> what is the principal republican objection, the idea that it's a job killer? >> it is. it's everything from a job killer to a charade. >> a lot of people asked last week what does republican control of congress really mean?
will it really be that different in the answer is yes, and the issue of climate change is exhibit a. >> mitch mcconnell hosting newly elected senate republicans in his capital office for the first time since their victories put him in charge as majority leader and made him a more powerful as versary for the president. >> the president continues to send signals that he has no intention of moving toward the middle. >> mcconnell was eager to express outrage about a sweeping deal president obama struck hours earlier in china to limit greenhouse gas emissions. >> this is an ambitious goal, but it is an achievable goal. >> reporter: china agreed to peak its carbon emissions by 2030. the u.s., to reduce by nearly a third by the year 2025. mcconnell isn't buying it. >> it requires the chinese to do nothing at all for 16 years while these carbon emission regulations are creating harf be onning in my state and other states arne the country. fighting government regulation was a key part of mcconnell's
regulation campaign in coal-rich ken tuck. >> jobs for people who are hurting and it stops the war on coal now. >> mitch is a friend of coal. >> in fact, partisan differences over climate change are among the deepest in the newly divided government. listen to what ted cruz told us earlier this year. >> do you believe climate change is real? >> i'm always troubled by a theory that fits every perfect situation. >> you don't believe that there is any man made reason for global warming or climate change? >> what i think is the data are not supporting what the advocates are arguing. >> perhaps the most stark difference with the gop senate takeover is control of the committee overseeing environmental regulation. staunch democratic environmentalist barbara boxer will hand the gavel to republican james inhofe who wrote the book literally on man made climate change being a hoax saying only god can affect the climate. >> moi point is god is still up
there and this is the arrogance of people to think that we, human beings, would be able to change what he is doing in the climate is to me, outrageous. >> since there is no chance congress will pass legislation reducing u.s. greenhouse gas emissions, republicans fully expect the president to use his executive powers to at least start as he's done before, but mcconnell has promised that when he's in charge of the senate next year the republicans will reverse that and reverse other epa regulations, jake, by using congress' power of the purse and that could set up a showdown and even potentially another shutdown. even though mitch mcconnell says it's not going to happen. >> he doesn't control the senate. he doesn't control the house. >> one of the most outspoken critics of the deal, you just heard him in the piece, senator jim inhofe, republican of oklahoma, the soon-to-be chair of the works committee.
thank you very much for joining us. >> thank you. >> you say you're against this plan because you think china is getting off too easy and you simply don't believe china will do enough to reduce its carbon footprint, but is that really your issue with the deal? i thought you didn't think carbon emissions were a problem? >> no, i don't think so. in fact, science has totally changed since 2001. back then, everything was global warming and we're all going to die and all that, and then as we realiz realized, jake, what the cost was going to be and it would be the largest tax increase in the history of america and $300 to $400 billion every year. you have to remember when lisa jackson was director of the epa appointed by obama and i dead her the question on the record, live on tv. i said if we pass any of this cap and trade stuff either by regulation or by legislation, would that have the effect of reducing co2 emissions.
her answer is no, it wouldn't because this is not where the problem is. it's in china. it's in india and mexico. you can carry that argument further, jake, and say that as we would reduce ours and chase our manufacturing base to china where they have no regulations it would have the effect of increasing and not decreasing co2. >> without getting into remedies let's talk about man made climate change itself. >> there is a scientific consensus overwhelming that climate change is real and at least partly man made that some action must be taken. you've called it a conspiracy. what are you talking about? >> no. when you say that science has settled and the overwhelming scientific analysis comes to that conclusion, that is just not correct. i can remember in 2002 and 2003 when i first started finding out from scientists that the science
is not there and then all of a sudden it started rolling in and i published in the congressional record, not hundred, but thousands of scientists who disagree with the united nations. keep in mind the scientists that i'm talking about, that's the united nations that we're talking about and there are many of them who are supposed to be taking part in that and they were not allowed to do it because they didn't agree with their consensus was. >> all right. >> and by the way, this china thing, let's keep in mind, president xi, he said they're going to continue to increase their emissions until 2030. they're long gone after that so it's easy to say something like that when in fact, they're saying they're going to increase one additional coal-fired plant every ten days in china for the foreseeable future. >> all right, senator. well, the overwhelming majority of scientists disagree with you, but i do want to move on to another topic in the news. there is a third video featuring
jonathan gruber, one of the architects suggesting in his view that voters lacked a sophistication helped obama push the bill through. this quote, i'm going to play for you this bite is about taxing insurance companies with the knowledge that those costs would be passed on to the consumer. let's play that sound. >> we just tax insurance companies and they pass on higher prices and it ends up being the same thing. it's a very clever, basic exploitation of the lack of economic understanding of the american voter. >> i want to get your reaction to that, senator. >> my reaction is it's kind of funny. if you look at the quote he was overheard making i believe to a student group, he said it was the stupidity of the american people that allowed him to have the necessary credentials or to give it a pass obamacare. and then look what's happening right now. in my state of oklahoma scott
p pruit has a lawsuit that could unwrap this whole thing and he knows that. >> senator inhofe, thank you very much for your time. appreciate it. >> you bet. >> when we come back, it's never happened before in the history of the universe, a spacecraft landing on a moving comet after traveling for a decade to get there. what are scientists hoping to learn from this? plus, what drove three teenage girls to leave their homes in denver to join the terrorists of isis? we are just now learning exactly how they were convinced and whom they were talking to. earning unlimited cash back on purchases. that's a win. but imagine earning it twice. introducing the citi® double cash card. it lets you earn cash back twice, once when you buy and again as you pay. it's cash back. then cash back again. and that's a cash back win-win . the citi double cash card. the only card that lets you earn cash back twice on every purchase with 1% when you buy and 1% as you pay. with two ways to earn, it makes a lot of other cards seem one-sided.
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after 10 years. landing gear deployed. that probe the size of your washing machine at home had to travel at just the right speed to land on the comet and you can imagine the relief when they got confirmation of today's landing and let's talk to tom foreman. nerve-racking stuff and for a mission like this you don't get a practice run, right? no, this is pure science and it's magnificent. think about that, ten years for a 41,000 mile an hour speed date. if you could travel that way you can go from new york to l.a. in four minutes and of course the first two is just getting out of jersey. this is flying through space to meet out with this comet, 67p. the comet is not sitting still and it's in this great orbit which we'll show you in blue whipping around the sun. and we'll show you the space probe in red, and they did rendezvous about 113 million
miles from earth way out here, cosmically kind of near jupiter and take a look at this thing. this is remarkable. this was launched back when facebook was a new idea and so the mother ship is called the rosetta and after all of that travel it launches the philae which is the landing probe and for seven heart-stopping hours they had to wait until it went into freefall on to this comet that's two and a half miles wide. after this amazing trip, still 41,000 miles an hour and then they get touchdown. absolutely amazing. how does this probe work? >> you mentioned it's about the size of a washing machine and that is correct. it weighs about 220 pounds here on earth, but not up there. up there it is so light on such a small body that when it landed it actually had to fire out of these legs and it had these harpoons to fire into the surface of this comet to anchor it down. those did not function properly, but they had back-up systems
involved so the scientists seemed convinced now that this thing is secure. the temperature and the gas levels there and how it behaves as it gets closer to the sun and take a core sample that will then be heated in a robotic oven here so they can tell which material is in there. >> call me when the shuttle lands. now part pop culture lead. he loves to make cnn the butt of the jokes on "the daily show." i could not help, but asking about the cnn's reports and cnn's videos and cnn's anchors and his brand new move. >> i will say someone who craps on cnn a lot you use a lot of the footage on this. >> how jon stewart responded coming up next. know the name of eight princesses. i'm on expert on softball. and tea parties. i'll have more awkward conversations
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i'm jake tapper. millions tune in to the daily show with jon stewart to get a comedic take on the day's news. here he is last night. >> the host countries of economic summit choose a fanciful outfit for the world leaders to wear and i'm glad they're not holding it in france again. >> should show has earned its host and its staff 19 emmy award, two pea bodies and a grammy and there is nothing funny about stewart's latest project. a film called rose water. he and i spoke earlier this week at the newseum here in washington about the goal of the film and how difficult it was for him to get it made. >> his job for decades has been to make you laugh. for more than 15 years jon stewart has been mocking politicians and the media. >> it's shuffled off this motor coil and join the choir invisible. >> as host of comedy central's
"the daily show". >> so the first film stewart has written and directed may be something of a surprise for his fans. >> i am a journalist. >> rose water is a very serious drama about a canadian-iranian journalist thrown in an iranian prison for reporting on the 2009 green revolution. >> when you told the people you wanted to do it, your manager and writers did they think it was a little crazy? >> yeah. yeah. yeah. they might have. >> the real-life journalist portrayed if the film by gael garcia-bernal appeared on the daily show just days before his arrest. >> the first thing to know about iran is that it's not evil. >> what followed was 118 days of interrogation and torture. >> i did what you told me to do! >> do you think it played a role. >> in him being picked up? >> no. i think you have to view it in the context of what was happening in the country at the time. he stood in as a perfect hub
because he's someone who has connections to many of the reformists within the country. >> and that's the story the film tells. >> we approached different writers and they weren't interested in doing or they were doing fast and furious 76. >> that's a good one. >> it's better than 75. >> although you don't understand it. >> unless you see 74. >> after a year and a half of talking to different people jon said let's just do it ourselves. >> it was a current story and the kind of thing that felt like we wanted it to be told in our life times. >> it's my show now! >> with john oliver as his substitute, stewart took three months off the daily show last summer to film rose water and a screen play stewart adapted. >> what was it like shooting in jordan during ramadan, right? >> i hadn't shot there when it wasn't ramadan so i can't give
you a comparative analysis. it is so much easier when it's not ramadan. >> we had to remain agile because conditions changed very rapidly. >> i've done a lot of foreign coverage and i have to say it looks as though you shot scenes in -- >> in -- in tehran. >> it looks as though there is some -- there are some good friends in tehran. and a lot of my friends still work in the iranian government and they used it and sent us the footage from -- we wanted it to look nice. we wanted it to look like tehran. i will say for someone who craps on cnn a lot you use a lot of the footage on this and fareed zakaria. >> you're the best. >> on camera. there it is. on camera. on camera. >> would you do a show from iran if they allowed you to? >> do a show? >> do a daily show. >> from there? >> from tehran. >> yeah. i think that would be fun. would they allow me to leave?
>> i don't speak for them. >> all right. >> i would see to it --? stewart refrains in the film of the physical torture, focusing instead on the ice lagsz. >> it can't be excused of the transgressions of the eccentric regime and citizen bloggers all over the world held under these kinds of conditions for nothing more than recording an event and posting it. >> in fact, we're in front of -- we're at the newseum and the world press freedom map and the red countries are ones that there is not press freedom. iran, obviously in there. there is a washington post reporter being held and he's about to approach his 118th day. what would you tell him? >> i really don't know what to say. i'm sure that he's faced many absurd accusations that i faced. >> so can you tell me why american pretended to be a spy? >> after achieving such success
as a comedian stewart says he's not worried about what possible criticisms might come his play as a new screen writer and director. >> criticism is criticism and i think you always have to remain open as best you can to criticism without allowing it to steer your decisions. >> stewart's contract at the daily show runs out next year and it is unclear if he wants to do more films. bahari remains committed to journalism and fighting for the rights of his peers that were subjected to the same plight he was. >> unfortunately, the iranian government is providing us with a lot of material to work on. >> as are other governments, including our own. >> "rose water" opens in theaters on friday. coming up next, three denver teenagers stopped as they try to make their way to syria and we're learning new details on how they were recruited by isis terrorist ands how easy it was for them to be sucked in. it was a star-studded concert
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hello there. i'm jake tapper. welcome back to "the lead." in more world news, intelligence officials have long worried about isis and other terrorist groups recruiting and luring americans or those with western passports to the battlefield of the middle east to wage jihad. it is no secret from the slickly produced videos and from intelligence reports that westerners are among the ranks of isis fighters. the man who talks to the camera
in those horrific videos showing the murders of steven sotloff and james foley. he spoke with what sounds like a british accent. today new information about three denver teenage girls who are believed to have communicated with isis and who were stopped by authorities in germany while allegedly trying to join the fight in syria. cnn justice correspondent pamela brown with details on how these american girls from denver became radicalized. >> u.s. law enforcement officials i've been speaking with say this case is particularly alarming. we are now learning the denver teams were interacting online with other westerners who had already made it to syria and were trying to convince the teens to do the same and officials say this case yielded a wealth of information that shows just how isis is using westerners already in its ranks to recruit others through social media. cnn has learned hardened jihadists currently fighting jihadists overseas had direct contact with three denver teens,
15 and 17-year-old sisters and their 16-year-old friend. using social media to lure them to jihad. >> these were role models to them and people they could be in contact with and social media who was more immediate and allows you to immerse use and being used as a recruiting platform? some of the jihadist recruiters were westerners fighting in syria. they were encouraging the girls to join isis and givinging them them a road map to go from denver all of the way to syria and join the brutal terrorist group. >> rather than simply reading an article or posted a message board they can interact in real time with other people through tweets and this is very i%ive to them. >> in october the teens made it half way to syria before they were stopped by authorities in frankfurt, germany. after the teens didn't show up for school their parents alerted authorities and found a treasure trove of information on the teen's social media profiles. >> the recruitment was done
online. we were able to compare social media postings of the same girls before they became radicalized and after they were radicalized. >> the site intelligence group tracks international terrorists and analyzed the teen's online activity. >> the same girl that was asked one day how many hours of music do you listen to on a daily basis and she used to say, i don't know. i can't count, but i dance and listen to music hours and hours and then a few months later she was asked how many hours of music you listen to she said music is forbidden. >> u.s. officials say this case is a unique opportunity to track efforts by terrorist groups. isis members have successfully played a role of recruiting several americans online including minnesota native douglas mccain who was killed in syria in august. intelligence says the denver teens were communicating with
both men and women recruiters. >> the girls were in communication with isis sisters online. women that are dedicated to recruit women. >> and this case reflects a relatively new phenomenon of american teens being lured through social media to fight in syria. jake, at this point the girls have not face good charges and the case is ongoing. jake? >> pamela, why haven't they faced any charges? >> i've been asking officials that question for the past several weeks as i've continued to focus this story, jake, and essentially the federal system is just not equipped to bring federal charges, terrorism charges in particular against juveniles and i think that is sort of inhibiting authorities from being able to bring federal charges against the teens. they don't want to send the wrong message. in this case it was the parent that went to authorities and they don't want to deter parents
worried that their child might be arrested and it's interesting because in talking to authorities, jake, there are other similar cases with american teens who have been radicalized and we don't even know about them yet because they weren't charged. >> interesting. pamela brown, thank you so much. an israeli border police officer is now in custody arrested for the death of a palestinian teen. a warning that the video we're about to show might be disturbing. that teen was killed back in may. surveillance video shows the crowd ducking from gun fire and you see a teen fall to the ground. the same thing happened about an hour later when the second teen passed the area. only cnn cameras were rolling that day, capturing the gun fire on film. israeli police say only rubber bullets were fired, but now autopsy results show one teen was hit by live ammunition. the situation on the ground in israel in the palestinian territories has remained tense earlier this week and an israeli soldier was stabbed to death in
tel aviv and two were stabbed in a hitchhiking post. wolf blitzer is here with a preview of "the situation room." you will be talking foreign policy. >> we have ed royce that will be joining us. it's very disturbing opinion you showed it, and we'll go in depth on this video. these three american sailors that get off the u.s. war ship and they're in istanbul and all of a sudden they're mugged by this crowd of young turks. you saw them putting bags on their heads and shouting death to yankees and down with americans. >> turkey's a nato ally and we'll speak with chairman royce and see what's going on. >> 800,000 american tourists visit turkey every year. >> we'll be watching in seven minutes on "the situation room." up next, an all-star line up, but some performers are being criticized today for going too far. what they say that has some people upset next.
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welcome back to "the lead." i'm jake tapper. in the money league, game over and time for six banks to pay up. they revealed acquisitions that a small group of traders used to manipulate the world markets. it involved secret online chat rooms and code names like the three musketeers and the a team. they're accused of using that system to change currency prices. a trader pushed down the price of the british pound in trying to profit more than $160,000. the traders worked at places such as j.p. morgan chase and citibank and hbsc. the banks have been slapped with fines totaling more than $4 billion. pop culture lead now and eminem, have never gone together and there has been social media outrage to some, shall we call it, colorful language that the rapper used at the concert for valor in honor of veterans day.
>> d.c., happy [ bleep ] veterans day! >> because nothing says thank you for your service like an f-bomb. the rapper's potty mouth instantly sparked criticism on twitter and some people questioned the decision to include eminem in the lineup to begin with and others chimed in what better place to show case freedom of speech in a tribute for those who fight and die for those freedoms and eminem wasn't the only artist raising eyebrows and the boss, bruce springsteen who has had over a billion songs in his music catalog, he's been widely criticized for teaming up with the foo fighters for the anti-war song "fortunate son." ♪ ♪ ♪ >> of course, that is want an anti-military song in any way, that's a song about fat cats, connected people sending other people's sons to die in war.
is that really inappropriate? ♪ ♪ >> and finally, a performance that's getting attention for the right reasons, pop star rihanna dazzled the crowd with her song "diamonds" it included appearances by jamie foxx, george lopez and the biggest crowd pleaseder of all, metallica. lop lopez took heat for his use of foul language. wolf blitzer in "the situation room". >> the u.s. and its allies now realizing they can't get rid of the terror group. ed royce is here and we'll talk about it. sailors attacked. u.s. service members in turkey, a key ally in the fight against isis. they're roughed up by a hostile turkish crowd. the whole thing captured in a shocking video. china's stealth fighterze