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captioning sponsored by cbs >> quijano: trump trouble in the heartland.n a new cbs poll shows hillary clinton pulling ahead in a crucial midwest state. voters tell us what it might take for trump to rebound. >> also tonight back to school in miami's zika zone.ol what's being done to protect >> we're in louisiana where historic floods damaged 60,000 homes. we're in turkey where a teenage terror bomber is suspected of wiping out dozens at a wedding. >> and we'll meet an american paralympian inspiring the next generation. >> when i saw her really motivated to do more stuff than i can do because there is not very many olympians that have a disability like he has.
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>> quijano: good evening, i'm elaine quijano. with the election nearly 11 weeks away, a new cbs battleground tracker poll shows hillary clinton now six points ahead of donald trump in ohio. a crucial state for his in battleground iowa, a new poll shows clinton and trump areat tied. it's the only state in recent polling where clinton does not have an outright lead. fore elections director anthony salvanto in washington.n anthony. >> reporter: in ohio one of the keys is that clinton continues to do better with democrats than donald trump does with republicans. so he has yet to shore up histtr base. in the bigger picture, ohio is is indeed critical to donald trump's fortunes this year when you add it to an electoral mapnd and look at all the states donald trump needs to win to gen the presidency, right now all o them are leaning towarded hillry clinton.
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what would donald trump have to do to make you reconsider him. one of the top answers, convince them he's ready to be commander in chief. he's had trouble on that measure. and apologize to people that he has offended which we saw himap start to do this week. but for all the talk about do trump, it is not all good news t for hillary clinton here despite the leads.ll voters in ohio as elsewhere continue to feel clinton is connected to foreign donors and she continues to get low marks on telling the truth. so elaine, even as she has the moment, there are important measures of her own where voters say it still leaves them with questions. >> quijano: anthony salvanto, thank you. following his campaign shakeup last week, donald trump issa trying to gain ground on hillary clinton by reaching out to minority voters.y here's errol barnett. >> this pitch from donald trump to african-americans made in. front of a mostly white audienca was meant to boost his support.e >> you are living in poverty. hi
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58% of your youth is unemployed. what the hell do you have to lose? >> reporter: critics say it was a bleak picture of black life in america. today his new campaign managerca explained those remarks. >> he is trying to tell t americans that we can do better. that maybe hillary clinton looks as you as voters takes you for granted. i look at you as people. gr reporter: trump's recent slide in the polls is triggering a new mity on saturday his campaign convened hispanic leaders in new york to serve as an advisory council. but there is no visible change in policy. trump's pledge to build a wall and have mexico pay for it is still prominently placed on his website.r clinton raised money today in massachusetts after a judgeoney ruled she must submit writtens f testimony to questions about hee email controversy. also today clinton's campaign manager denied foreign donors to the clinton foundation got
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>> we have republicans in congress and right wing groupsbl doing everything they can to try to make something out of nothing here. >> now as the race heads into the final months, campaign cash is crucial. last month clinton hauled in more than $52 million. trump about $37 million. elaine, both candidates have a busy week of fund raises and campaign events ahead. >> errol barnett in washington, thank you. >> monday is the first day ofyo. school across miami where there are growinco health officials are monitoring two so-called zika zones. in miami beach at least five people have apparently beenin infected by local mosquitoes. the original zika zone is just across biscayne bay. so far at least 36 people in the area had been infected. the virus can cause severe birth defects. david begnaud has the latest. >> reporter: this afternoon the florida department of health handed out free bug repellent ae miami beach senior high.
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school in the new zika zone were encouraged to spray themselvesia before class tomorrow. >> melanie fishman is principalc of south point elementary. >> we don't want it done at the school site. there are kids that have asthmas >> reporter: the miami dadeth school district handed out protective clothing, long sleeves and pants for students that needed it. the proactive effort taken by the school district have impressed carol karp whose son adam senterring hi school. it's what we should do to protect our children and our whole community. >> reporter: nearly 3,300 kids will now be attending school in the 1.5 mile area where local zika transmission has been confirmed on miami beach. ashley beauregard is six months pregnant. she canceled her baby shower int miami beach and now worries that her home, 15 minutes north of this new zika zone may also be a
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know, it spread from wynwood toy miami beach, cases that we knowf of. so how many cases that we don't know of that could have, you know, spread further already. >> reporter: tomorrow morningth 7,600 students in miami dade county will go to school inside of a zika zone. there are now two of those zones in the county. the superintendent of schools told us he thought about relocated the students butht decided against it. >> quijano: david begnaud in miami beach, florida. david, thank you. more thunderstorms move throughr the deep the massive cleanup in last week's historic floods killed at least 13 people.oods 60,000 homes were manual bojorquez is there. >> reporter: at this distribution center in baton rouge national guard troops have already handed out more than 4,000 meals and 7,000 bottles of water to flood victims. tyra pollard is one of them. >> because water is liked emptying out the stores off th water.ik >> there is no water around o
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>> reporter: the scope of the disaster is revealed more and more each day.ed the number of damaged homes jumped to 60,000 this weekend.hi and applications for federal aid now top 100,000. troops are not only providing relief supplies, but also in some cases comfort. c >> i have one lady, for exampler she had-- we knew how much she was grateful for the items wene were giving her. long as they still have supplies to give out, they will be here. as for the week ahead, at least 22 schools will not be able to reopen because of flood damage. president obama will be here tuesday to see the devastation and offer condolences and support. elaine? >> manuel bojorquez in baton rouge, manuel, thank you. >> there were more severe storms sunday from the heart of texas to the northeast. the national forecast now from pamela gardner of wbz-tv in boston, pamela?
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of rain across the eastern half of the country but also along the gulf coast where flash flood watches are still in effect right around san antonio. portions of texas picked up six to 11 inches of rain. and the heavy rain is also starting to move through the northeast. draught stricken areas hopefully picking up around 1 inch of rait accumulation from boston to new york and d.c. through monday afternoon. and this cold front moves off the coast here, out to sea, high pressure in control back to thet west and midwest and cooler temperatures flooding into the eastern half of the country,ol while he stationary front will still bein over texas and louisiana but soon will wash out flooding threat diminishes, the pacific northwest, you have had intense heat the last several days, finally relief and cooler temps to start the week. >> quijano: pamela, thank you. >> in california, more than 10,000 firefighters spent the weekend trying to put out six large wildfires, an hour east of los angeles fire officials are still assessing the damage frome a fire that torched more than
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than 100 homes. mireya villarreal is there. >> reporter: outside san bernardino the blue cut fire exploded out of control, roaring through the cajon pass like aod runaway train. today thousands who were evacuated are anxious to see whether their homes were amongac the 300 structures destroyed in this fire. in northern california, the clayton fire tore through 4,000 acres and almost 200 homes including matthew porters. w olympic fencing team's equipment in rio when he heard the news. >> coming to see it, difference between knowing it mentally and when you come and see it, that is when it kicks in.e >> along the coast the chimney fire is threatening the historic hersch castle in san luisreat obispo. fires have burned through a lined 36,000 exaikers in just one week these fire fires fueled by hundred degree temperatures, strong winds and years of
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acres. >> as long as we have these conditions, we're going to see intense fires. >> costa dillon is with the national park service. >> we used to think in southern california that the santa anaar wind season in the fall is when fires were at their greatest danger.wi now it's all the time. >> reporter: the blue cult fire is mostly contained but fire observations tell us it is still too dangerous for people to come back home who live in this area. >> mireya villarreal, thank you. being blamed for a horrific attack at a wedding. a suicide bomb killed at least 50 people saturday and wounded another 70 others. turkey's president says the bomber was as young as 12 years old. the groom was injured, the bride not hurt. holly williams is in istanbul. >> reporter: less than a day after a wedding party became th> scene of a massacre, they buried their dead.
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the most likely culprit according to turkey's president. so far the extremists haven't claimed responsibility. but this explosion comes just weeks after three suspected isis terrorists detonated themselves in istanbul's main airport, leaving nearly 50 dead. and it's been only a month sincb an attempted military coup saw tanks on city streets. fighter jets flying low overhead and explosions tear through turkey's parliament building. the turkish authorities blame the failed coup on fethullah gulen, an islamic cleric who lives in exile in pennsylvania, gulen denies it but the turkish government is deny -- demanding his extradition and many believe the u.s. supported the fail coup. as turkey contends with a span
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president joe biden will visit the country to try to repair relations with one of america's most important allies in thene fight against isis. elaine?ai >> quijano: holly williams in istanbul, thank you. after more than two weeks in rio, the summer olympics come to a close. teamu sa is heading home withto the most medals. h ben tracy is covering the games for us in rio. >> reporter: it was a golden night on the court for the u.s. women's baet they dominated spain and kept team u.s.a.'s 20 year long winning streak alive. as expected, the men's basketball team won its own gold today for knocking off serbian. american shocker stevenson,-- shakur steven sorn punched his way to silver in bantam weight boxing. but the only competition that seemed to matter in rio this weekend was soccer. the host country beat germany it win gold and regain its national
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now all that's left is the closing four-time gold medalist simone biles will carry the flag for team u.s.a.g >> i'm very honored that they got to select me but one of my biggest worries is i'm afraid the flag is going to be tooon heavy for me. i'm a little short, so i'm worried about that but i think woey will guide me through it. >> biles was selected by teammates and will be the first female gymnast to lead the team at the closing ceremony. once the torch is out here in rio, all the focus will go to the 2020 games held in tokyo. elaine? >> quijano: ben tracy in rio, thank you. >> coming up next, her mom says this is what happened when she used a popular shampoo.
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>> quijano: the infomercials are all over tv, now the fda is investigating the hair care product they're trying to sell
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'r here's jericka duncan. >> reporter: these are pictures of 11 year old ileana lawrence two years ago. >> i was scared that i wasn't going to get my hair back. >> reporter: her mother mirrian said ileana went nearly bald after using a wen by chaz dean hair care products. >> i tried wen and wow. >> reporter: it has celebrity endorsements and boasts a stronger, fuller hair. but not for ileana says her mom. >> i noticed that her hairbrushm was overflowinth >> reporter: the fda beganwa investigating the company after reports of hair loss, balding and rashes. last month the agency took the rare step of issuing a safetyof alert after learning the company had received 21,000 complaints. the company tells cbs news it is cooperating and its products are safe. "we have shared our formulationo and ingredients with the fda," it says, "we exceed the fda'sit requirements for cosmetic
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>> quijano: the world's longest aircraft took plight this past w week in england. the helium filled airlander ten is more than 300 feet long, nearly 50 feet longer than the biggest passenger plane.
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jonathan vigliotti has more-- vigliotti has more on this unusual air ship. >> on an airfield just north of london, the world's longest aircraft spreads its tiny wings and takes to the sky. measuring in around the width and length of a football field, the airlander ten is not what you would call conventional.yo up close it looks even stranger. >> this is the flight deck. >> but chief test pilot david burns who was at the controls for the airlander's madeenrl flight says you need to lookht behind the shape of the hull which has been, you could say, the butt of some jokes toth appreciate the very modern flying machines. >> a normal flight deck, any pilot would feel right at home coming in here. >> the helium filled airlanderco is in fact a frankenstein ofr technologies taking the shape and lift benefits of a blimp and combining them with the maneuver ability of a helicopter and loah
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vehicles claims the aircraft iss super efficient. >> and essentially the engine is forced to propel this thing. >> reporter: spokesman chris c daniels claims it could be used to drop humanitarian aid into disaster areas. >> it can take off anywhere. it can run the water, the lake,e desert, you name it. >> but the airlander can't compete with planes when it comes to speed it tops off at around 70 miles an hour. jonathan vigliotti, cbs news, london. >> quijano: up next the paralympics are about to begin. we'll meet a member of team u.s.a. who is going for the gold in rio. member of teamusa who is going for the gold in who is going for the gold in rio. blong that uses technology once only available in doctors' offices. its wireless remote lets you control the intensity.
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accident when he was ten. t after receiving a prosthetic, belgian to play wheelchair basketball. >> i tried a bunch of different types of sports, basketball, football, track, all types of things. i just fell in love with the basketball. >> reporter: and now before going for gold in rio, bell took a break from practice to give back to those who made his childhood dream possible. at shriner's hospital for children, the organization that helped him 17 years earlier. im >> hopefully being a fellow shriners child as well kind of shows them, you know, life is not over. i want to work with kids with disabilities or even kids without disabilities and hopefully coach them, help them get into a sport so they have, you know, an extra avenue for something to do when they are younger.o >> reporter: amanda hoegle is a recreational therapist. >> adaptive sports is really critical, not just physically, it's great cardio exercise and
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emotionally for our kids. >> i think it's so much fun it is my favorite thing aboutis coming here to shriners and i always look forward to doing ith >> britainy fajtick broke her back when she was ten. in addition to occupational therapy she has been dancing and playing wheelchair basketball to get back on her feet. >> when i saw him it motivated me to do more stuff than i cansw do because there are not veryva many olympians that have a disability like he does. >> pushing himself will carryolm the hope ofu >> thank you for the gift. i will take it to rio with me. >> reporter: jamie yuccas, cbs news, rio. >> quijano: cheering for brian, britainy and teamusa. that is the cbs weekend news for this sunday. later on cbs, "60 minutes." the new continues now on our 24 hour digital network cbsn at cbs i'm elaine quijano in new york. from all of us at cbs news,
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