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captioning sponsored by cbs >> brown: the race turns to race. >> there has been a steady stream of bigotry coming from him. >> it's the oldest play in the democratic playbook. you're racist, you're racist, you're racist. it's a tired, disgustingac argument. surviving a tornado. >> he shut the door in the bathroom. "close the door, it's coming." >> brown: a drug so powerful, it's used to tranquilize elephants. now, more and more people are abusing it. >> reporter: you have tears in your eyes. >> yeah. >> reporter: because? >> because i'm here and i'm alive, and i shouldn't be. >> brown: the french ban on burkinis.. and, the national park service
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the wilderness and the animals. yeah, it's fun.'s this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> brown: good evening. scott is on assignment. i'm james brown. the presidential campaign mayid have hit a low point today, andt there are still 75 days to go. the two major party candidates, democrat hillary clinton and republican donald trump, accusen each o o we have two reports beginninge with major garrett covering the trump campaign. >> reporter: donald trump met today with pre-selected minorit supporters, many brought to newt york by the republican party. >> i've always had great relationships with the african american community. >> reporter: continuing a pattern of taking a minority outreach message to largely white audiences, trump went toy new hampshire to turn the table on democratic critics.oc >> when democratic policies
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this one tired argument-- you're racist, you're racist. >> reporter: it was an attemptr: to preempt hillary clinton's attack today that trump's campaign trades on racist themes. >> hillary clinton isn't just attacking me. she's attacking all of the decent people of all backgrounds. >> reporter: trump also tried to deflect attention from this f comment in mississippi last night.i >> hillary clinton is a bigot. c manager kellyanne conway offered this explanation:ma >> have you seen what he is called by her and others on a daily basis? >> reporter: in chicago, pastor ira acree's what-have-you-got- to-lose pitch is insulting. >> it was ridiculous to even think he could appeal to the african american vote by talking in a condescending way. >> reporter: trump supporter jamall ali countered that trump's message reaches him when
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>> it's not a color thing. it's more a rich-or-poor thing. and if you can talk money, you can relate to donald trump. >> reporter: conway told us trump is talking to white audiences because his schedule, put together by previous campaign leadership, could notan be changed. james, conway said trump will take his message to inner-city detroit on september 3, and philadelphia soon after that. >> brown: major garrett, thank you so much. now, to what hillary clinton h covering her campaign. >> he is taking hate groups mainstream. and helping a radical fringe take over the republican party. >> reporter: clinton talked to the alt-right today, a right nationalist movement flourishing online. >> this is not conservativism as we have known it. this is not republicanism as we have known it.
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anti-immigrant. >> reporter: she argued there are alt-right echoes in trump's proposed deportation force and ban on muslim immigrants. >> they'll be out of there son. fast your head will spin. >> reporter: clinton also cited trump's recent hiring off breitbart chairman steve bannon who has described the conservative web site as a platform for the alt-right. >> to give you flavor of his work, here are a few headlines they've published: "birth control makes women ugly." "hoist it high and proud, the confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage." >> reporter: clinton accused breitbart in trafficking in conspiracy theories. >> his latest paranoid fever dream is about my health. and all i can say is, donald, dream on. >> reporter: trump and his
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reno, though they didn't specify how. they also say she is demonizing trump as a way to distract from recent questions about access that clinton foundation donors had when she was secretary of state. james? >> brown: thank you, nancy. in italy, a search for survivorn continues in three villages villages threatened by yesterday's magnitude 6.2 earthquake. the work has been slowed by hundreds of aftershocks. at least 250 peo northeast of rome. seth doane is on the scene. >> reporter: the extent of the devastation in pescara del toronto is clear from above, but it was the shallow depth of this quake that caused such outside destruction. centuries of history collapsed. in nearby accumoli today, we joined the few who have a home to return to. authorities allowed residents a quick trip to salvage what they
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help her dad but couldn't reconcile what she saw. "i can't think anything," she said. "we don't know what's going to happen or what our future may be," she wondered. "i'm frightened, but hope to live here again." this afternoon, a strong 4.3 tremor in amatrice stirred up 3 dust and fear.ri the high number of aftershocks is slowing the rescue andft recovery effort. officials tell us each time there is a significant aftershock, they have to stop, wait, and assess the damage before moving forward. areas called "red zones" in these towns are off limits due to the perilous state of structures. >> "apura, paura - tante paura." >> reporter: you're scared?ra why? michelina d'angelo briefly returned home for medicine, but
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keeps shaking. this mountainous area is prone to seismic activity, but there was almost no earthquake- proofing in these ancient cities. around 3,400 beds were set up for those who have been displaced, but, james, only about one-third have been occupied. many people here are stayingre with friends and relatives. >> brown: seth doane in italy. meanwhile, back in this country, indiana governor and vice presidential candidate mikean pence lefthe visit kokomo, which was slammed yesterday by a tornado. at least one was an ef-3 with winds of more than 150mph. remarkably, no one was killed. jericka duncan is there.je >> the gentleman beside me pushed me down and held me. >> reporter: hannah harris was in this starbucks when a customer told all customers to run into the bathrooms when he
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>> he saw the funnel behind best buy. and he shut the door in the bathroom and told everyone to close the door, it's coming. >> reporter: harris says about 20 people were huddled in the bathrooms as the twister collapsed the building around them. >> oh, my gosh, starbucks just got blown over. >> it was devastating, but it was also just a relief to know that i came out alive and reallt i shouldn't have.te >> reporter: as many as 15 indiana wednesday, leavinges behind a trail of damaged cars,a broken windows and entireen neighborhoods in shreds.hb >> neighbors found my dog. she's alive. that's all you can ask for. y >> reporter: this is all that'st left of 54-year-old becki sweeney's home, where she's lived the past 16 years. >> it is overwhelming, but you got to do what you got to do. you can't just lay down and die. god lets you live through it for
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me that she had a guardian angel inside that starbucks with her, her father, she says, who died a year ago. and j.b., she gained another one. yesterday, she says, that store manager who helped save her life and many others? his name is angel. >> brown: jericka duncan in kokomo. today, the makers of epipen responded to the public outcryy over the soaring cost of the emergency allergy treatment. financial assistance to some p patients. here's vinita nair.en >> look, no one is moreir frustrated than me. >> reporter: in an interview onw cnbc today, mylan c.e.o. heather bresch shifted blame. s arguing a broken health care system is the reason fort. epipen's skyrocketing cost. h >> our health care is in a crisis. it's no different than thet mortgage financial crisis back in 2007. >> reporter: but in a filing with the s.e.c., a webcast transcript shows that in may of
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you'll see opportunity for us to to continue to have that price per pen increase." when mylan bought epipen, the price was about $99 for a two- pack. in 2016, the wholesale price t increased six-fold to about $606. mylan enjoys a nearly monopoly r in the auto injector market. the f.d.a. rejected a generic, and the epipen's main competitor was pulled from the market. today, celebrity endorser sarah jessica parker ended her relationship with the company, saying, "i'm left disappointed, concerned and saddened by mylan's actions." >> it seems like a lot of talk and not much action. >> reporter: is it normal to see a drug increase this much? >> there are very few billionis dollar products that go up 30% a year. it's definitely in the minority. >> reporter: so this to them was a great drug?he >> it's their single largest drug.e it's their single biggest profit driver.it
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more is like picking off free money. >> reporter: since 2007, bresch's salary increased from $2.5 million to $18.9 million last year. it's worth mentioning, the cost of epinephrine in each injectorn j.b., is about $3. >> brown: vinita nair, thank you so much. today, ohio released a more than 3,000 people died in the state from accidental overdoses. more than one-third involved fentanyl, a powerful opioid that's often mixed with heroine. and anna werner reports, an even more dangerous drug is now hitting the streets in ohio. >> reporter: how long have you been sober? l >> almost a month. this time. a >> reporter: long-time addict kevin mccutchen took what he thought was heroin earlier this month, and nearly died. you have tears in your eyes. >> yeah. >> reporter: because? >> because i'm here and i'mte alive, and i shouldn't be. >> reporter: you shouldn't be? >> no.
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know what's mixed into thete heroin they get from dealers, but mccutchen believes the most recent dose contained a powerful drug carfentanil. it's typically used to tranquilize large animals like elephants. it's 100 times more potent than fentanyl, prescribed for humans, and ten times more powerful than morphine. the use of the drug is spreading. at least 30 people have died from overdoses in the akron area since the july 4th weekend. dr. nick jouriles is with akron general hospital. is this the most powerful drug you've seen people taking? >> absolutely. >> reporter: the treatment drug narcan can be used to save >>ople if they overdose if they get enough. >> reporter: how much more narcan do you need to save a person who took carfentanil, as
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>> reporter: starts at? >> starts at. >> reporter: keith martin heads the local office of the d.e.a. >> just this morning we were able to get on the internet and get a quote for 100 grams of carfentanil. thd that was $400. >> reporter: $400 for an amount that would... >> i mean, it would kill thousands of people. >> reporter: kevin mccutchen escaped that fate and has been sober since his overdose. so, what do you want to tell the addicts about it? it's going to kill you. >> reporter: well, this drug is so dangerous, that first responders are being told to wear protective gear and not to test it out in the field, james. they say any accidental exposure could prove deadly. >> brown: thanks, anna. coming up next, nuns go to the beach in their habits, so why has france banned burkinis? and later, a hollywood star is
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>> brown: a french court is expected to rule tomorrow on tht burkini, the full-body bathing suit worn by some muslim women. a french court banned it, calling it a display not consistent with french values. debora patta is in nice. >> reporter: the french riviera, a glamorous place to see and be seen, but not for itlaian tourist amaul. she took snapshots of her family on the president promenade. she was afraid of being caught by police if she wore her burkinis. "i can't go to the beach with my children," she told us. "i'm here by the sea but i can't go in it." nice banned the burkini after a terror attack last month by an isis-inspired militant. police can fine any woman wearing a burkini or force them to disrobe.
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woman was surrounded and ordereo to remove her tunic. deputy mayor rudy salles says wearing a burkini is a provocation. how is banning the burkini going to make nice more secure and safe?ke >> the feeling of the people is very important. when you go to a place, if you see like that, islamist or something looking like islamist on the beach, on the street, everywhere, you don't feel safe. so we have rules. >> reporter: he claims the banv has overwhelming support. but many beach-goers cannot understand what the fuss is all about. would you feel scared if someone sat next to you wearing a burkini? >> no. >> reporter: her muslim friend, who chooses not to cover up, says she still feels targeted by the ban. "i think people should be free to do what they want," she said. "i don't see why it should
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controversy, which is perhaps why, when we were watching the police and these women arrived, they did nothing. the french municipalities thaten banned the burkini say it oppresses women and has a religious symbol has no place in this fiercely secular country. and tomorrow, james, the highest court in france will rule on whether the burkini ban is legal.ni >> brown: debora patta in nice, thank you very much. up next, hackers take claim at a movie star. next, packers take claim at a
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brendesha tynes:uc >> this is an extreme case, buth black women online have these experiences all the time, especially when you take a political stance, if you are a feminist. >> reporter: for a month now, leslie jones has been inundated with online attacks led by milo yiannopoulos, a hero of the alts right, and an editor at conservative breitbart news. >> in general, women look for t different things for life. >> reporter: yiannopoulos disapproved of the all-female j cast in the "ghostbusters" remake. >> you truly scare me. >> reporter: when the film opened up in july, his offensive tweets picked up many of his 300,000 followers into a frenzy. as a result, he was banned from twitter. >> hate speech and freedom of o speech, two different things. >> two different things. >> reporter: after this latest attack, celebrities like octavia spencer and katy perry rushed to jones' defense. neither jones nor yiannopoulos
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national park service was created, to protect america's natural wonders from development. today, the park service oversees 413 sites, including 59 major national parks covering 84 million acres, from the great smoky mountains, the most visited, to the grand canyon. the everglades, and the newest addition, katadin woods in maine. designated yesterday. mike reynolds is deputy director of the national park: >> if you're a science person, you can go to edison and be in his lab, as if he had never left. if you're a rock climber, you can hang upside down on 4,000- foot cliffs. if you're a history buff, you can walk through the steps of jackson and lee in the civil war. >> reporter: decades ago, politicians wanted to turn this old tow path into a highway. but nature lovers prevailed.er today it's a national historic
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washington, d.c. and it gets almost five million visitors a year, including the debtorman family, whose frequent visits have made nine-year-old astrid wild about wildlife. >> we love to see the animal, the turtles, the salamanders, the egrets. we really love nature. >> reporter: but keeping the parks in pristine condition is a struggle.s there is a $12 million maintenance backlog. congress increased entrance fees, but this weekend there will be no charge for admissionn giving all americans a chance to experience a national treasure for free. chip reid, cbs news, washington. >> brown: and that's the "cbs evening "cbs evening news." for scott pelley, i'm james brown. thanks for joining us. i'll see you again tomorrow. good night. captioning sponsored by cbs
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make run for it before getting caught in that rain. along with the rain, still seeing cooler temperatures. >> ed greene is keeping track. wean it's sunny downtown but it looks like things are getting exciting to the south. >> exactly rifle we do see some showers and thunderstorms. we had cloudy skies at about 3:00. and now watch how the storms move over our area, drop a little rain in the showers and thunderstorms there. clouds dissipating, now sunshine back in the city. as you look to the west, here comes another surge of moisture. that's gonna push into the area as well. and as you said, we have the ier showers and thunderstorms over the south eastern section of the state. downtown, sunshine right now. that's going to change, storms late, after midnight.

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