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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, august 12th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? two dozen people are hurt when a cross-country flight gets rocked by turbulence. passengers describe a terrifying free-fall. >> donald trump tries to dismiss his incorrect claim that president obama founded isis by sarcasm. plus, scientists find a shark living in greenland that may have been born before george washington. what it could teach us about healthy aging. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. some very rapid shaking. then it felt like we hit a wall and then w we just dropped.
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outlandish trumpian ideas that even >> at least four people killed and more than 20 injured in a series of blasts in thailand. >> police are saying it's an act of local sabotage. another child in the hospital after falling from an amusement park ride in pennsylvania. >> while he was being treat on-site. >> two people found dead following a huge explosion. maryland rescuers are filtering for more possible victims.
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that got into a garage. >> alex rodriguez plays his final game for the yankees tonight in the bronx. >> but boston fans let him know how they feel about him last night. >> the reason we want a-rod to play in boston is because he would get boo'd. >> all that matters. >> he is the founder of isis. >> i wonder if there are people in isis right now looking at the founder going, you said you were the founder! you sa >> on "cbs this morning." . >> simone manuel is the first african-american woman to win an individual olympic medal. >> getting on the podium means so much for her for so many reasons but i can't begin to tell you what it means for the sport of swimming in the united states. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota.
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welcome could "cbs this morning." charlie and norah are both off today, but we are in good hands. jeff glor and dana jacobson are with us. good to have you both. a frightening mid air scare on board a jetblue flight. the plane hit turbulence and 22 passengers and two crew members were hurt. one passenger said it was a free-fall that was sent people bin. >> the plane landed in rapid city, south dakota. it appears the plane had severe weather in the u.s. and two dozen people were seen by medical staff in rapid city, south dakota. >> it was dramatic. it was intense. it was terrifying. >> reporter: the fasten seat
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passenger casey corker said the jetblue 429 began to shake. >> it felt like we had a wall, but, obviously, we didn't. then we just dropped. and you saw computers and ipads and coffee cups and books fly everywhere. >> reporter: this imagine appears to show medical crews taking a woman in a neck brace off of the aircraft. >> it felt like one of those rides that you go to at the amusement park where they whip you up very quickly and then they couldn't. >> reporter: it lost boston last night he route to sacramento and it appeared the aircraft encountered severe storms and within hours the flight was diverted to rapid city, south dakota, where it landed safely around 7:30 local time. >> this is going to be an airbus 320 coming in. ets is less than ten minutes now. they said they have numerous injuries on flight due to the turbulence. >> the pilot crew kept us calm and they deserve a lot of safety.
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>> there is a little water park at the hotel where we are at and mt. rushmore is 30 minutes away. maybe this will be turned into a little adventure as well. >> corker told "cbs this morning" he hasn't heard from jetblue. it appears the airline has sent a replacement aircraft to rapid city to get passengers to california. donald trump suggests this morning he wasn't serious when he called president obama the founder of isis. trump just sent out a new tet saying, in part, they don't get sarcasm? trump repeatedly yesterday referred to the president and hillary clinton as isis founder. dean reynolds is in altoona, pennsylvania, where trump will hold a rally later today. good morning, dean. >> reporter: good morning. well, a republican presidential nominee has not won pennsylvania since 1988 and donald trump is down some ten points in recent polls. but he is hoping to rally blue
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his controversial comments. >> i call president obama and hillary clinton the founders of isis. these are the founders of isis. barack obama is the founder! >> reporter: campaigning across florida on thursday, donald trump repeated over and over that president obama created the terror group isis. >> he meant that he created the vacuum. he lost the peace. >> no. i meant he is the founder of is circumstance he hates them. >> he was the founder. >> reporter: trump says now he was being sarcastic, but pointed to specific policies as evidence. >> folks. we should have never been in iraq. we were going to destabilize the middle east. i said it. i was the civilian. >> reporter: but before the war began, trump supported going into iraq and even praised the invasion in 2003 once it began. >> it looks like a tremendous success from a military standpoint. >> reporter: but by 2007, trump's feelings had changed and
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>> you know how they get out? they get out. that's how they get out. declare victory and leave. >> reporter: president obama did just that carrying out the status of forces agreement struck by president george w. bush that required u.s. troops to leave iraq by the end of 2011. trump also addressed another bush legacy. >> make sure that if we have radical islamic terrorists, we have a very safe place to keep them. >> reporter: in an interview with suggested u.s. citizens who committed terror-related crimes be tried at the guantanamo bay detention camp. >> would you try to get the military commissions, the trial court there to try u.s. citizens? >> i know they want to try them in our regular court systems and i don't like that at all. i don't like that at all. i would say they could be tried there. that would be fine. >> reporter: but the u.s. constitution guarantees u.s.
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and not a military tribunal and to do otherwise would be illegal. it's comments like this that have authorities meeting to cut taxes for the businesses and wealthy which she had would benefit people like donald trump. >> the answer is to finally make trade work for us, not against us. >> reporter: on the floor of the detroit area manufacturing plant, clinton sought to reassure critics that she will
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>> my message to every worker in michigan and across america is this -- i will stop any trade deal that kills jobs or holds down wages, including the transpacific partnership. >> reporter: it was mostly a response to donald trump. >> mr. trump may talk a big game on trade, but his approach is based on fear, not strength. >> reporter: in florida. >> i watched hillary today. >> reporter: trump had his own response. >> all of a sudden, she w from it's the gold standard to she wants to prove it. >> reporter: he is reminding voters she supported the transpacific partnership as secretary of state. >> this tpp sets the gold standard in trade agreements. >> reporter: but she reversed her opinion on the trade deal during a heated primary against bernie sanders. >> it was just finally negotiated last week. and in looking at it, it didn't meet my standards. >> reporter: clinton says she won't change her mind again. >> i oppose it now. i'll oppose it after the election.
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>> reporter: trump didn't stop dredging up clinton's past. >> pay for play. pay for play. it's illegal. >> reporter: pointing to allegations that favors for the clinton foundation were done by clinton's aides during her time at the state department. the newest claiming that cheryl mills, clinton's top aide at the state department, was involved with recruiting at the clinton foundation for top-level board members, while working for the secretary of state. the clinton staff didn't deny it, saying ly that this poses a conflict of interest is absurd. according to the state department, any involvement by mills with interviews at the clinton foundation would not appear to violate any laws. >> chip reid, thank you. a new air raid in syria this morning destroyed a children's hospital and a maternity ward in a suburb of aleppo. two medical workers killed in the bombings and they blame the
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a miracle baby in syria in 2014 was killed yesterday. harah a white helmet volunteer died while rescuing civilians in aleppo. this photo was tweeted yesterday and she called him a white helmet hero and said the siege of aleppo must end. the deadly shooting of a black man in north carolina be part of a neighborhood watch. mark strassmann has more. >> reporter: good morning. kouren thomas was killed about this shot. the shotgun blast came through that garage door and the alleged killer told a 911 dispatcher he fired in self-defense. but the victim's mother disagrees.
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i felt empty. >> reporter: simone butler-thomas lost her youngest child early sunday morning. 20-year-old son kouren thomas was fatally shot after leaving a crowded house party. >> he was just sweet. i mean, all he wanted every day was hugs and kisses. >> reporter: this is 39-year-old chad copley who allegedly called 911 shortly before the shooting. call. >> reporter: investigators say copley fired his shotgun from inside his garage, killing thomas. he was unarmed. his mother says, race was a
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kouren, you say, didn't see color? >> no, oh, no. >> reporter: but the caller. >> did. my children never, ever lived in the projects. they always went to the best schools, and they had the best of everything. >> reporter: nothing about kouren was a hoodlum? >> nothing. >> i think mr. copley is the equivalent of george zimmerman 2.0. >> reporter: the representative for the victim's family. >> your job is to call the police. you don't go and play police officer and judge, jury, and executioner. >> reporter: in a statement, copley's defense attorney says we urge restraint and that folks don't rush to judgment. north carolina has a stand your ground law but to claim it, someone to believe there is and eminent threat. regardless of what copley told the 911 dispatcher, the homeowners association here told us there is no crime watch in this neighborhood. gayle? >> thank you, mark.
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hospital this morning after falling off of roller coaster in pennsylvania. it happened at the idlewild amusement park. this is the third time children have been hurt on amusement park rides this week. >> reporter: according to police sources, the 3-year-old child was riding a wooden roller coaster with his older brother when he was ejected on the last turn and highest point of the ride and it's his injuries are. his family was requested privacy but the child was reportedly talking to family members as he was being taken to the hospital. >> the roller coaster will be closed pending the results of the investigation. >> reporter: the accident happened on this ride, the roller coaster. it was built a lap bar to secure rider. >> a child is off a roller coaster.
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child fell from a height of 12 feet and landing on the tracks near a fence. >> the boy was conscious while being treated on-site and air-lifted to a local hospital. >> reporter: this latest incident comes just days after two other accidents involving amusement park rides. on monday, three girls, ages 6, 10, and 16, were hospitalized after falling more than 30 feet from a ferris wheel at a county fair in greenville, tennessee. >> the smallest child fell right beside me. her. >> reporter: and on sunday, 10-year-old caleb schwab, the son of kansas state representative scott schwab, died while riding down a 17-story waterslide and schlitterbahn water park in kansas city, kansas. rules and regulations over rides at fairgrounds and amusement parks and water parks vary from state-to-state. the recent rash of incidents is raising questions of safety and oversight.
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national safety council earlier this week. >> there are no federal requirements for oversight or reporting, as far as injuries or fatalities for this industry. >> reporter: records show the roller coaster was inspected by pennsylvania state official last week. idlewild park officials say the 78-year-old ride is inspected by its workers daily. a rough week for amusement parks. >> yes. day six of the rio olympics brought five more gold medals to team michael phelps won again. what else does he do? so did simone biles, what else
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swimmer who made history, not once, but twice. >> manuel. >> reporter: simone manuel's face said it all. she was a long shot to medal in the 100 free-style but she powered out a come from behind victory sharing gold and olympic medal with a canadian. manuel is the first african-american to win olympic gold as a swimmer. she said i would like there to be a day where there is more of us and it's not simone, the black swimmer. later, adding i try to take the weight of the black community off of my shoulders, which is something i carry with me just being in this position. i do hope that kind of goes
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but manuel wasn't the only simone rocking in rio on thursday. 19-year-old u.s. gymnastics phenom simone biles trounced the competition, grabbing the gold medal in the women's individual all-around. at only 4'8", she loomed over her sport like a giant, dominating events on the floor, on the bars, on the beam, and on the vault. and at 31 years old, you're not supposed to be this good in a pool, but michael phelps isn't like everyone else. >> michael phelps has done it again! >> reporter: the five-time olympian pulled away from the field in the 200 individual medley winning gold. it's his fourth in four event finals in rio and his 22nd gold of his 16-year olympic career.
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track and field begin today. >> there is so much more to come. yesterday, ben called it a duel in the pool. but michael phelps was on fire. >> and went out 30 minutes later and qualified for his next event. >> the two simone's were great. a new scare about dirty water in rioon this morning" took you there to investigate all of that pollution. the olympic coach who now says
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how their intervertebral long good morning, everyone. it's 7:26. i'm britt moreno. and the driver of a jeep hit and killed a person on a frontage road this morning. copter 4 showed us the scene earlier. the crash happened around 5:30 this morning on the frontage that's when a 53-year old driver in that 2001 green jeep you see hit a person. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. a short distance away, officers worked a different scene. an uber driver is safe after he says bullets hit his car earlier this morning. the driver says the vehicle pulled up next to him and people inside started shooting at i-25 and 120th in denver. the back windshield of the vehicle is
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window gone. the driver called police and officers chased the suspect's car northbound on i-25 north of colorado highway 52. police did manage to stop that vehicle and they took two people into custody. let's get out to the roads and check on the friday drive with joel hillan. >> typical friday morning commute with the accepting of a little trouble spot in the northbound direction of i-25 at 23rd. it's off to the right shoulder causing minimal delays. the usual slowing down the bridges. same situation westbound along i-76, be along i-270. lights malfunctioning to the east of alameda as you the east of alameda as you travel along jewel. ? ? ? isaac hou has mastered gravity defying moves to amaze his audience. great show. here you go.
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there was a memt moment today where the russian president was kept waiting. there he is waiting for the turkish president, about a minute and a half, i'm told, until, finally, the turkish president does, in fact, turn up. >> what i presidents plan these things. you're supposed to come out the exact same time so you don't look like the one is more powerful than the other. because if you win. you can tell putin was furious. because the turkish president made him wait. he was so mad, until he saw how big the guy was. i didn't know that guy was a giant. you can tell putin, how dare he make me wait. i'm going to crash his face in the wall.
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you're not supposed to keep the president waiting. >> good acting. >> it was. well done. >> walking at the same time. people can coordinator those things, jeff. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, did rio's dirty water claim its first victim of the olympics? we will check in with a team whose sailor got physically ill after what doctors blame on contamination in the bay. imagine a shark born before george whi species can live possibly about 400 years. how this discovery could help humans extend their life span. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports on the white house diverting funds to develop a zika vaccine. with congress deadlock, the obama administration is shifting $81 million away from programs for biomedical research and to fight poverty. the number of locally zika cases
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nearly all of them linked to travel. the detroit news quotes an expert who says that flint is near the beginning of the end of its water crisis. that assessment came yesterday from a virginia tech researcher whose team first identified the contamination. mark edwards says that the lead levels are reaching a normal range, but residents are still being urged to use filtered and bottled water. "the washington post" reports on at least four deaths in explosions at resort cities in thailand. bombs went off in fou there is no claim of responsibility. police say ten foreigners were among the wounded and none americans. tourists are being warned to avoid the area. "usa today" reports on a growing number of countries warning their citizens about traveling to the united states. they include the bahamas, france, canada and germany and
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and united arab emirates. >> a colorado sexual assault case has sparked widespread outrage. 22-year-old austin james wilkerson could have spent years in prison but, instead, a judge sentenced him to work release and probation. that sentence is drawing comparisonses to the case of the former stanford swimmer brock turner. vladimir duthiers of our streaming news network at looks at the parallels here. >> reporter: brock turn received just six months in jail for his sexual assault. now a judge in boulder says austin james wilkerson, a former university of colorado student, can go to work and go to school while he serves a two-year jail sentence, this after wilkerson says -- it happens in march of 2014. according to prosecutors, austin
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after she had too much to drink but later he admitted to sexually assaulting her. >> very were very proud of the victim in this case who was very corageous in the beginning reporting this to university. >> reporter: the victim is quoted at the sentencing hearing saying when i'm not having nightmares about the rape, i'm having panic attacks. according to sentencing guidelines, judge patrick butler could have given wilkerson four he is serving a two-year term and allowed to work and go to school outside of jail and followed by probation of at least 20 years. he must also register as a sex offender. >> we did not feel the punishment fit the crime in this case. >> reporter: victims rights advocates quickly expressed their outrage. >> we have kind of come to accept that light sentences in these kind of crimes are the norm. >> reporter: the judge defended his decision. i've struggled to be quite frank
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prison? i don't know that there is any great result for anybody. >> unfortunately, we are still living in a culture that is very passive towards this crime and still, in many respects, blames the victim. >> reporter: the case is drawing comparisons to the recent sexual assault conviction and controversial sentencing of former stanford university student brock turner. lori levinson notes that probation was recommended in both cases. >> there are many similarities here and i think the judge in both of the cases were focused crime itself. >> reporter: brock turner is set to be released early next month after three months of a six-month sentence. as for wilkerson, he was reportedly taken into custody after wednesday's sentencing. >> vlad, thank you. one europe's dream in rio
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those athletes says the water has given her a bacterial infection and may cost her a medal. if you're watching the olympics on tv, like a beautiful place but up close it looks a bit different. will bodile is head coach of the belgium sailing team. he says his star sailor has been diagnosed with a severe intestinal infection. the team's doctor believes she got it from polluted water in the bay and her coach says she is still weak and doesn't know if she can be competitive. did you expect her to win a meld
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>> i was almost certain. >> reporter: what color? >> she would have been really capable of winning the gold. >> reporter: extreme water pollution has been a big black eye on the rio games and some calling it the poop olympics. but just before the games, the international olympic committee released a statement saying rio is ready to welcome the world. it's shocking how much trash that is. when we visited rio in june, we saw trash covering parts of the bay and a giant plume of sewage flowing into the marina where olympic sailors are now launching their boats. 1,400 athletes are competing in water now based on events in rio and some will have to swim it. would you ever swim in the water?
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and medical waste from hospitals. >> almost half of it goes into our water body and definitely it goes to the bay and then to the beaches. >> reporter: and that is essentially like just flushing the toilet into the water? >> yes. >> reporter: in order to get the olympics, rio promised to install eight treatment plants on the polluted rivers entering guanabara bay. it built one. it promised to treating just about half. those broken promises may cost avi van ekker an olympic resul
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gayle? >> a little bit of a cliffhanger. >> i did a story this year on an olympian kayaker who was seriously not going because of the water conditions and in the end, she decided she is going to go. but i know it's been a big point of discussion for a lot of folks. >> it seems like same with zika. it's horrible that these athletes even have to weigh these two things, competing, the cream dream of your life and in something called poop olympics. >> listen to this, a shark that can live up to 400 years old. wow. how scientists learn their age by looking deep into their eyes. if you're heading out the door, we get it, it's friday but don't leave us behind. watch us live through the cbs all-access app on your digital device because with we know you don't. want to miss a spectacular nighttime show from the grand canyon. a view most of us have never, ever seen before. >> good. i promise.
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? new research has found that some greenland sharks may be older than the united states. scientists estimate that the sharks from greenland which live in the north atlantic can possibly live to about 400 years old. charlie d'agata is in london with how this revelation could help scientists learn about aging in us humans. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, spare a thought for a shark that had to wait 150 years to hx around the time of the revolutionary war. the scientists knew they were long in the tooth and then they got a closer look. >> wow! >> reporter: they have been lurking in the depths for centuries. looking more like half blind weather-beaten rocks than killer sharks. in the ice cold waters of the arctic in north atlantic, they prey mostly on smaller fish, their only predator is other
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by looking deep into their eyes. the lens is made up of proteins that build up over time, using radio carbon dating they were able to count them out like rings on a tree. they estimated the largest shark was most likely 392 years old, give or take 120 years. dr. david agus said they found one important time stamp. >> they could see carbon initially going to the 1960s when nuclear bombs wereei could see the radiation in the eyes there and we can go deeper and estimate that it's 300 to 400 years when these sharks were actually born. >> reporter: that is before george washington was but a twinkle in his father's eye. in fact, around the same time the actual galileo started staring up at the stars. sure, the clam lived to 507 before scientists killed it,
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snapper at 18 4. understanding the greenland sharks secret to a long life might help with our own longevity. >> these sharks are still functioning into their hundreds and attacking their prey and eating it and living, to them, it's a normal life. so we have to learn from that and if we can learn from these outliers, hopefully each of us can live better. >> reporter: maybe the diet is the key. the sharks have been found remains of polar bears and even a moose in their stomach and they will gobble up anything that slides off the ice. >> a moose in your stomach? >> a whole moose. >> who at the table will tell dr. david agus he doesn't need to wear a sweats at ter at the ? >> you just did. >> i'll do it. okay, jeff. >> run of the greatest moments of the water last night for team
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? finally, he is going to do it. ryan lochte is going to beat michael phelps and >> canadian sportscaster elliotte friedman made an error. he mistakenly called the race for ryan lochte. michael phelps, of course, was the winner and lochte did not even meld. on twitter, last night, friedman said, i'm sorry, everyone. i blew it. no excuses. >> we all make mistakes. >> we all do. it happens.
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realization and, "i was wrong." >> don't you think everybody understands when you own it? >> i'm good with it. i make mistakes all the time! simone biles, she says a move so dangerous she will not do it. ahead the vault of death and why only a handful of athletes can complete it without being injured. you're watching "cbs this morning." i've been taking fish oil from nature's bounty to support my heart. eating better, keeping healthy. so that no matter what happens in the future, 45 years of experience has taught us: no matter what the future holds, you're always better off healthy. nature's bounty ? you can help prevent blindness in undernourished children across the globe by getting your vitamins at walgreens. walgreens. at the corner of happy and healthy. right now with card, select nature's bounty vitamins are buy one, get one free. i have asthma... ...one of many pieces in my life. so when my asthma symptoms kept coming back
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good morning, everyone. it's 7:56. i'm britt moreno. here's some breaking news we want to update you on. an amber alert for a 5-year old girl came to an end this morning. police found the child safe in fort collins. officers have her mother lauren montgomery in the police tried to confront montgomery last night and she drove away recklessly with the child in the vehicle. in larimer county a swat situation ends peacefully at the budget host motel in love land. deputies try to arrest carl coons who violated a restraining order and refused to surrender. deputies evacuated nearby apartment buildings as a precaution. they used pepper spray before taking him into custody.
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the roads. >> we had a trouble spot in -- probably checking out speeds as well in the northbound direction. 31st an accident. lights malfunctioning to the eaf alameda on jewel. treat that as a four-way stop and we have slowing in the usual spots,
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z22xpz zi0z y22xpy yi0y we're melting a dusting of the sun is up and we're warming 40s 50s with lows and climbing to the 50s and 60s across the state. you'll find 40s in the higher elevations though. as we look at future cast for the most part, sunny day on the way. dryer air from the south and west. it will pop up showers and storms this afternoon. i think most will stay to south and east of denver. can't rule out one possibly getting strong down there near pueblo. today, low 80s on the eastern plains.
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? happy friday to you. it's august 12th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including the search for the truth in this presidential race. the founder of politifact those somehow both candidates get the first here's today's eye opener at 8:00. >> the jetblue airbus a-320 was in the air for three and a half hours before crews were forced to land the plane. >> hillary clinton attacked donald trump on a range of issues she said would benefit people like donald trump. >> he was shot and killed about this shot and the alleged killer
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>> a 3-year-old child was riding a wooden coaster, ejected at the highest point of the ride. >> scientists knew they were long in the tooth. >> to them it's a normal life. hopefully each of us can learn and live better. >> who is going to tell dr. david he doesn't need to wear a sweater? >> i think you just did. >> last night was supposed to be all about michael phelps versus ryan lochte in the pool or simone biles. swimmer who made history not once, but twice. >> the united states is killing it at the olympics. american a leytes are bringing so much gold they'll have to get the colombian weightlifting team to carry it through the air force. >> morning's eye opener at 8:00 is brought to you by liberty mutual insurance. >> i'm gayle king with jeff glor and dana jacobson.
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donald trump said he was being sarcastic when he said president obama and hillary clinton founded isis. "they don't get sarcasm" he tweets? >> he repeatedly called the president the founder of isis. hugh hewitt gave him a chance to clarify his comments. trump stressed he meant what he said. >> i know what you meant. you meant that he created the vacuum, he lost the peace. >> i meant he's the founder of isis, i do. he is the most valuable i give him the most valuable player award. >> he's not sympathetic to them. he hates them. >> i don't care. the way he got out of iraq, that was the founding of isis. >> trump argues that isis exploited the withdrawal of u.s. troops from iraq in 2011. he ignores the fact that president obama didn't set that date. in 2008 then president george w. bush negotiated a teal with iraq to remove all american troops by the end of 2011. president obama, who promised
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and enforce the bush era time line. in 2007 trump said the u.s. should declare victory and leave. >> donald trump isn't the only person on the campaign trail having troubles with fact. they are keeping fact checkers busy, all of the comments you're about to hear are not true. >> hillary wants to abolish essentially abolish the second amendment. >> we have the most dynamic, productive workforce in the bar none >> she said out loud we are going to raise taxes on the middle class. >> the thing that aiz maed me is the depth of his trash talking of latinos, saying that all mexicans are rapists and going afterimmigrants. >> the obama/clinton war on coal has cost michigan over 50,000 jobs. >> director comey said my answers were truthful and what i've said is consistent with
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people that there were decisions discussed and made to classify retroactively certain of the emails. >> joining us to separate fact from fiction this election season is politifact founding editor, bill adair, also a duke journalism professor and joins us from good old raleigh, north carolina. that's charlie rose country. good to see you, bill adair. >> it is, good morning, gayle. >> you heard the montage we put together of untruths. fo how does this season compare to political seasons in the past in terms of factually challenged statements, if you will? >> it's been crazy buddy at politifact. the magnitude of the games and the magnitude of the falsehoods is really remarkable and i think it just reflects how the media has changed, and there are so many more ways now that candidates can get their messages out without the filter
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often aren't true. >> donald trump says he was being sarcastic with his latest comment. does that exempt him from the fact or fiction test? >> i'll tell you, we had originally rated his claim pants on fire, which is our lowest rating, the rating we use for falsehoods that are not just false but ridiculously false. here is a talking point he's been using for several days. he double down yesterday in the interview with hugh hewitt, and now he claims he was being sarcast sarcastic. it's truly remarkable. i think we need a new rating on our truth-o-meter for this. >> you're talking about the claim that he had that barack obama and hillary clinton founded isis. our john dickerson says it's statements like that, trump is baiting the fact checkers like to you keep the conversation
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remarkable that he wants to keep the conversation going, particularly when i can't imagine that any communication strategist would say it makes sense. i mean, he is getting fact checkers and other journal is to point out again and again that his statements are false. doesn't mach a lot of sense. he likes baiting everybody. >> bill, is there some point to the notion that the checking system needs to be refined at all when somebody says the sky is not blue? i mean, is there a need to fact check that? >> well, we're selective in what we fact check at politifact. question will check claims where we think people will wonder, really, is that true? i think with the claim that
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hear that and wonder really, what role did they play? we looked into it. isis was founded in 2004, so four years before barack obama was elected, and those are the kind of things we fact check so it's not like we're social scientists. we're journalists and trying to satisfy our readers and viewers' curiosity. >> hillary clinton is not immune right now. recent poll 59% of people that hillary clinton is dishonest. how does she stand up against the fact checking and that percentage as well? >> you know it's interesting. her percentage of false and pants on fire ratings is about the same as other american politicians. i think it's 13%. by contrast, trump is at 55%. i think what has happened with secretary clinton is that people
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the statement with comey that you played earlier, that was one where she repeated something she had said before that the fact checkers had said was false, and people remember those big moments. >> bill adair, good look keeping up with the next three months. thank you for your time. the gold rush continues for the united states in rio. michael phelps earned gold in the 00 meter individual medley yesterday, his fourth gold in rio, the 22nd of his -y olympic career. simone manuel was considered a long shot but shared gold in the 100 meter freestyle, the first black female american swimmer to ever strike gold in an olympic swimming event. >> simone biles earned the highest score on quality but one vault the world's top gymnast will not perform.
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death defying stunt. good umbrella, good morning. >> sorry guys, we're trying to keep it together out here this morning. it's not as impressive as those gymnasts. their skills pretty much all are amazing. there is one move called the vault of death that only a number of athletes have landed. vaulting begins with a sprint, then the launch, followed by flips, twists and spins. >> same vault. >> simone biles may take the occasional step but from the start she's a step ahead of the competition. seven-time olympic medalist shannon miller. >> i think for simone, whether she wins five gold medals or whatnot, i think what makes her so dominant is her difficulty. >> despite all those skills, there's one move so difficult even biles won't try it. it's known as the vault of
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yelena prudenova landed it in 1999. this egyptian gymnast tried it in 2014. in rio two are expected to attempt it, deepa karmakar is one of five women to successfully land it. ok sanaa is a 41-year-old mom and two-time olympic medalist from uzbekistan competing in her seventh olympics. gymnast sprints into a front hand spring two and a half somersaults forward ideally landing on her feet. even the best athletes say this ends one of two ways. >> it's one of the skills either you're on or you're injured. if you're on or off, there's no half way. >> kyla ross was a member of the fierce five who won team gold in london. >> i think the biggest challenge of this vault is gaining enough
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>> and in vaulting when one detail is off it can mean disaster. >> it's like you have to practice it every day and that can be so tooling on your body and that is where you risk injury. >> reporter: when a french gymnast broke his leg last weekend in qualifying. >> this vault is not easy for her. >> the horse's height was set too low at the 2000 sydney games. when it works this of muscle can flip through the air and still stick a landing. sunday night's vault final is the first of four individual finals for the women. simone biles will compete in three of those. at the end of next week she could have five gold medals. gayle? >> we hope she gets all five of them. hold onto the umbrella. one of the videos you watch, ow, ow, ow. i don't want to do anything that has death in it but good luck to them sunday night.
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jamie yuccas is in rio, we thank you again. a shakeup at macy's. 1 hub 100 of its stores one in seven will close, what's behind the new strategy and why macy's will walk away from ,, announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by liberty mutunsuran this morning's eye opener at 8:00 is sponsored by liberty
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if you've been lucky to visit the grand canyon, you probably did not see it like this. ahead, the canyon has a whole new look at night. we will take a look. you're watching "cbs this morning." i'm hall of famer jerry west and my life is basketball. but that doesn't stop my afib from leaving me at a higher risk of stroke. that'd be devastating. i took warfarin for over 15 years
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? macy's is closing another 100 stores next year. as it faces slowing sales and fierce online competition. the country's largest department store group said in a statement, quote, we will be able to reinvest in a more energized shopping experience in our remaining stores and elevate our total customer experience. >> people are going, huh? the locations have not been disclosed but macy's reveals its
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store in san francisco union square and mazys shares rose 17% after the announcement but stock has tumbled 17% of the past year. aaron, good morning. >> good morning. >> here is the ceo who is considered the legend in the retail business. he's had to make some really difficult decisions and people still say macy's ain't what it used to be. what has happened to the stores? >> the short answer what happens to macy it was glamorous. a place you wanted to go. now it's kind of a scrum. if i try to buy a men's shirt like this there is 17 places i can use. you walk into the men's department where they have shirts and the maryland is packed togeth -- merchandise is all packed together. >> that matters to people. >> especially when you can get it cheaper online. this is the thing.
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kohl's is out there and t.j. max. if i'm thinking about price that is where i'm going to go. when i go to macy's i don't necessarily think about price but if they don't have the right price i'm not buying it there. the segment vault of the death. macy's is facing a very similar challenge, right? they got pressure from all side. >> you mentioned amazon in that online component. how do these department stores get people back into the actual store? >> that goes to the quote that you what terry lundgren and jeff jeanette are seeing they are taking some of the money and saving from closing these stores and the stores that they are keeping, they are going to revest in them and make it a better customer experience and that may include from getting the maryland better to doing new things they don't have at macy's right now. urban outfitters, the retailer, a couple of years ago they bought a pizzeria. you think if i'm a young kid and
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maybe i go to outfitters. >> there is something to be said for going into the store and trying something on and experiencing it. do you know what i mean? ? >> i know. you and i talked about that. i have that too. >> i don't know if it's going to fit or whatever. there is an opportunity here one would think. >> there is an opportunity for a certain generation of millennials, they grew up shopping online and all they know. to get them in the store you can touch and feel the merchandise. that feels to me. i'm not that kind of guy because i want to put it on and make sure it fits on if i buy it because it's a half if i buy it on online. the kid, not how they shop. you have to give them another reason to come to the store. >> back to dana's point about amazon. recently they announced that they are taking over jet and lease a cargo plane to get the merchandise out. how in the world do you compete? the word is they will eventually
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about the most inspiring moment good morning, everyone. it's 8:25. i'm britt moreno. and we have new information this morning. the arapahoe county sheriff's office arrested the mother of a 7-year old that drowned in a pool. 27-year old eve is in custody on death. her daughter drowned in their apartment complex pool yesterday near east florida and south parker. the investigation reveals a person pulled the child from the water, called 911 and began cpr. deputies took over when they arrived on scene and they don't know how long the child was in the water. autopsy confirmed the death of two sisters and a baby say
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out what happened. a mya and their 17-year old babysitter died on monday. a fire damages a home in littleton. flames started around 10:00 last night near -- it started in the kitchen and an oxygen tank may have exploded. let's get to joel. trouble spots on the trouble streets. this is a look downtown. the traffic is lessening around the stadium curve. slow along i-225 through the bridges and through the tech center through i-225 to colorado. southbound along i-225 and northbound along i-225 running slow. here's the accident westbound along i-70 at quebec. backups almost up to 225 because of that.
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early morning visitors to pike's peek and doing light snow that fell overnight. it's melting off quickly. there's a truck maintaining the roads. we're warming up nicely. 40s and 50s in the high country. greeley 59 degrees. on the future cast, but we'll see a handful of showers and thunderstorms pop up this afternoon. mainly south and east of denver. there's a very small chance one could get strong on the southeast plains. 80s for the eastern plains. 70s for the mountains. 80s and 90s out west. denver enjoy this
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? every day america's first sunrise happens in maine. here's a view of the sun coming up this morning at acadia national park. see this entire video on our facebook page that's facebook.com/cbsthismorning. i love these pictures. >> qu day. >> i like it, too, very nice. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the exhilarating start to the rio olympics, so many highlights and there are still ten more days to go. that's nice. we'll talk with ben tracy in rio about his favorite moments and what we could see in the days ahead. plus a whole new look high above the grand canyon. we went to arizona to see how stargazers are getting an astonishing view.
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dhan chnges are giving the national park a brighter future. >> time to show you some of this morning's med lines. "the washington post" reports on pope francis having lunch with syrian refugees in vatican city. the families were brought to rome by the pope after his trip to a refugee camp in april. the pope gave the children gifts. some of the kids presented him with drawings. "new york daily news" reports on president obama sharing his summer playlist, the daytime includes upbeat songs like "you got the look" by prince, you're hearing it right now. other artists, issara bareilles jay-z, aloe, and he gets more soulful with "so very hard to go" by -- wow an oldie. mary j. blige, billie holly day,
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he has a wide variety of musical tastes. >> miss jackson, if you're nasty. >> going back in time as well. >> wow. "usa today" reports on facebook changing the formula that determines whoo wha shows up highest in your news feed. personally informative stories will be given priority to define what's informative, facebook surveys tens of thousands of users a day. they rank the stories on a scale of one to five. they say with five being really informative. > alex rodriguez remains a lightning rod to the very end of his yankees career. a-rod was loudly booed last night in boston but he drove in a key run to help the yankees win. he asked to play third base tonight in new york, but was turned down. he will be released after the game to become a team special adviser. the 41-year-old slugger is four home runs shy of 700. and the "dallas morning news" reports on the nfl's veto
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killed police officers. the team unveiled a helmet deical with the message "arm in arm." an official says the league won't allow it to be worn during games. the nfl requires consistency in uniforms worldwide. michael phelps won gold last night again bringing his overall olympic medal count to 26. simone manuel became the first african-ic swimming and simone biles won gold in the women's individual all-around, officially making her the best in the world. ben tracy is in rio. ben, good morning again. there is so much to pull from there. it's almost like you don't know where to start. but i will start with history made with simone manuel. it almost got overshadowed by the rest. how big of a moment was this? >> it's huge. when you can overshadow michael
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twice. 'not just that she was the first black female swimmer to win a gold medal. she also broke an olympic record, so she was not even expected to medal and all of a sudden she comes out of nowhere and ties for the gold, setting an olympic record and making this real historic moment and it was something to see, a great olympic moment for team usa in these games. >> let's talk about michael phelps. that was a big showdown last night between him and ryan lochte. what is the talk in town today? last night. >> he was. 31-year-old is not supposed to be this good in a swimming pool but michael phelps has come back to the olympics and he is just tearing it up. i think what people are talking about is not so much that michael phelps won but a lot of people are talking about the fact that ryan lochte didn't even win a medal. going into this it was all bout the duel in the pool and these guys going neck to neck for gold and after that, it was kind of disappointing to hear ryan lochte. he seemed so disappointed and
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some time off from swimming to regroup after that. >> maybe it was the green hair, i don't know, the chlorine effect. >> exactly, what's in the pool. >> might have slowed him down with the hair dye. >> not to be outdone, the cor nation is complete for simone biles. she won the women's all-around in gymnastics yesterday, also a lot of fun to watch. after the women were so dominant as a team. what did you make of all that and what is the opinion there and on tap for next week in gymnastics? >> she moved once again she is the best gymnast in the world and it was cool to see her win that, the emotion on her face, her family. it was quite a moment and one of our producers here in rio was actually at a bar around the corner from where we're staying while that was happening, and he was telling us that the brazilians, the local folks in the neighborhood, were riveted just sitting there watching that on television, and cheering for her. so she has a lot of fans here that she probably doesn't even
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moment. >> everybody just loves her. ben, i want to know the name of that producer who was at the bar. >> it starts with chris. >> okay. are you concerned about zika there, ben? >> everybody asks me about zika and my response has been of all the concerns here in rio, that is probably the smallest one. it is winter here. you can see most mornings i've been wearing a coat. it's rainy and cold today. so the really not that large, and the brazilians have been trying to tell everybody that all along, hey guys, this is not as big of an issue as you're making it out to be. and i think they're probably right about that. you just don't see that many mosquitos. that being said if you happen to get stung by or if you happen to get bitten by the mosquito carrying it and you get zika it's a serious issue and not something to take lightly. >> ben tracy and the aforementioned chris, great work
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the perseid meteor shower lit up the sky last night but you might not have been able to see it because of light pollution. rigorous process leads to an official designation of dark sky, and this summer, as we saw up close, the grand canyon became the most famous park to earn this distinction. with its red rocks and roaming colorado river the grand canyon is stunning enough by day, but se half the story. tonight's going to be pretty fun. we watched astronomers gathered for a star party. high powered telescopes set up to stare deep into outer space. it's an event that's historic this summer. >> nice. >> reporter: because the grand canyon was just named the newest park to be certified as dark sky. john is with the international dark sky association. >> it took two years to locate
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>> in this park, many of which the facilities people here didn't even know existed. >> reporter: it was a big deal? >> it is a big deal. you're talking about one of the most well-known national parks in the world and now to have added something like this is a huge accomplishment for this park. we're very excited. >> reporter: as evening faded over the park, we began to see firsthand why the project was so important. >> now you're starting to get the full effect of what it's like to be out here at night. >> reporter: as the last clouds clear night sky eemerged, the moon, mars, jupiter, beyond that brilliant star clusters and unmistakable glow of our galaxy, the milky way. >> the fraction on order two-thirds of people in the world live in places too light polluted to see the milky way. two-thirds of the people have probably never seen the milky way. >> reporter: why is it so important to protect these skies? >> this connects us to something in our past that we are rapidly
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that we had in the era before internet and before radio and television, when we sat outside under the stars at night and told our stories. >> reporter: living in or near a city you will never see skies like this. it is inspiring and humbling and we can show you what it looks like on camera, but it's worth seeing in person. >> awesome. >> reporter: amateur astronomer marina car feeling well. what is it about looking up? >> it reminds me how small they are. >> reporter: the notion of preserving these skies is one that resonates with you? >> yes. i'm from the phoenix area, we have extreme light pollution. you can't see much out even in the suburbs, and when you come out here and you can just look up and see the milky way and incredible dark skies it's like wow, we should turn off our lights more often. >> reporter: getting named dark sky is a long process, that will
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somebody had to locate every single light in the park? >> yes. >> reporter: ranger raderling showed us why so many of the 5,000 lights in the park have to be replaced. these new lights are good. they only shine light where needed but the majority of lights cast too big a glare. >> this is a quintessential example of a bad light. you might notice the milky way is gone, not above us right now. >> reporter: you see a stars. >> one, two, that's probably a plane. we're within the sky glow right now. these are lights that we are going to work on retrofitting and making more night sky friendly. >> at the star party we learned that even the smallest amount of light can ruin your view of the night sky. at star parties there are no white lights allowed. just these red ones and that's because if you see' white light your eyes will reset and it takes then another 20 minutes at
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that means no looking at your phone, and certainly no camera flashes. astronomers and tourists took in views that are timeless, and for many, fast fading. john ballantine hopes the dark sky certification searches serves as an inspiration around the world. >> there's a connection being out under a starry sky. if i have a personal work missio every kid in america or around the world would be able to experience that, because for somebody who comes from a place that's light polluted it's life-changing. >> stunning. >> beautiful. there's nothing like i stying unld under a clear night sky and it's the energy that is saved, the money saved using the right kind of lighting, it's what it does for the environment. so many species are nocturnal
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it's sort of a win/win all the way around. you try to fight air or water pollution that takes a long time. it takes a while for it to clean up. light pollution you fix the light it's fixed right away. >> another reason to go to the grand canyon. i never look up there, i look at the rocks. next week a look at all that the maered this week. you're watching "cbs this morning." ing "cbs this morning." ,,
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threat against hillary clinton. >> if someone else had said that, they would be in the back of a police wagon now. >> sounds like a joke gone bad. i hope he clears it up. >> clinton campaign says more and more top republicans are defecting. >> i am humbled and moved by the republicans. >> a man on trump tower. >> a global flight hold for all delta flights. >> lost power about 2:30 this morning an stop. >> rodriguez is saying good-bye to baseball and the yankees. >> no athlete ends his career the way you want to. >> no one is really sure when or if the slide will reopen. >> the focus really is on the family. >> that is where we are told the 73-year-old lady was shot. >> mary knowlton was struck with a live round. >> you were talking about the look on michael phelps. >> if you want to see what is on
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both team usa in the pool and on the mat. >> for the rest of our coverage, we will be showing this graphic from our graphics department. tho that's how we do it. >> he is the hardest competitor i've ever had to go up against. i think we have both just grown up. >> i do feel like i talk to him than i really did in the past. >> who is the best singer? >> i am. >> w everything? >> i am. i am. >> one of our producers in rio was actually at a bar around the corner. >> i want to know the name of that producer who was at the bar. >> it starts with chris! >> i thought, what a bad case of chick pox. it looks like it hurts. >> if you like hickeys, it looks like that there. >> try one out!
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>> when you first heard about it, you thought i'm not quite sure what this is, but you thought it's going to be good? >> the first thing i thought this sound a little -- >> how do i look? >> he called her bunny and very in love with her but he also had a girlfriend but he clearly loved her too. >> sometimes i think that is why th he has a very unusual domestic arrangement. >> channel your inner charlie. >> wow. >> now i'm really nervous! all that. >> and all that -- oh, [ bleep ] no! >> okay. >> see in this is what i went through. >> all that. >> and all that matters on "cbs this morning." >> on "cbs this morning." >> you did it without martinis!
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good morning, everyone. it's 8:55. i'm britt moreno. thanks for joining us. happening now, a warning after a man attacks a woman in southeast denver. police are looking for a man who knocked this woman down and tried to sexually assault her on monday morning. matching to this story, but it happened near a funeral home close to apartment buildings on parker and dartmyth and the suspect described as an indian man. he has a bump on his eyelid. we'll have a sketch of this person and we'll try to bring it to you or you can go to cbsdenver.com for the full story. an uber driver says someone fired shots at him.
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crime and reaction to a boulder's judge's decision to sentence a -- we'll hear from the team and how they get back to work at noon. let's go to joel hillan watching the drive. >> look at i-70 and i-225 backed up to 225. there's a full closure at quebec due to a serious accident. no estimate when we're going to watch it for you. you're going to see slowing in the eastbound direction. on the approach to that, curiosity slowing. slow both directions along i-225 through the bridges
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we're heating up nicely as we approach the 9:00 hour. 66 degrees officially in denver. also in boulevard. 48 in avon for a cool spot. 56 in leadville. 71 in grand junction. 71 in la junta. dryer air really warms fast and we're seeing that today as the atmosphere drys out. melting snow on top of pike's peak. they got dusting overnight. as we look at future cast, we scattered pop up showers today. they probably won't develop until 2:00 or 3:00. they'll be over the eastern slopes and to the south of denver down and south eastern colorado is where we could see a strong storm develop later today. cooler than what been seeing. $0.80 on the eastern plains.
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