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a burglary ca captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: the early warning about the bombing suspect.mb what ahmad rahami's father toldu the authorities two years ago and why that case was also tonight, the wells fargo fraud scandal. the top man at the bank is called to account. >> i rr failed to fulfill our responsibility to our customers. >> pelley: the costly mistake a.a.a. says that millions are making when they fill their gas tank. and, brangelina-- it's all over. hollywood's ultimate power couple splits. this is the "cbs evening news"
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treat ahmad rahami for gunshotha wounds, prosecutors filed federal terrorism charges against him. earlier today, we learned that the man arrested in the weekend bombings in new york city and seaside park, new jersey, had been, at one time, on the f.b.i.'s radar. homeland security correspondento jeff pegues begins our coverage. >> reporter: two years before the bombings, ahmad khankh rahami's father says he warned police that his son might >> reporter: a senior law enforcement official tells cbs news that rahami's father, mohammed, called his son a terrorist during a heated argument at the family's new jersey home, so heated that police were called to the house. but the father later recantedo his statement, and the never spoke with ahmad rahami because he was in jail on another charge and had a defensh
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conducted internal database reviews, interagency checks and multiple interviews of ahmad rahami, none of which revealed ties to terrorism. after rahami was captured during a shoot-out with police on monday, investigators found a notebook spattered with blood and pierced by a bullet. one police source described the writings as rahami quoted osama bin laden and the american-born radical cleric anwar al-awlaki. rahami wrote about pipe bombs and oppression by the west. he also wrote about wanting to w live in peace. investigators are still trying to determine if rahami was acting alone, and they're looking closely at his trips overseas to afghanistan andov in 2013, rahami stayed in quetta, pakistan, for almost a year, a known hot-bed for islamic militants including al qaeda and the taliban. he also made multiple trips to afghanistan, where he and his
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h during know one of his trips, rahami got married. according to police, rahami is in critical but stable condition. the two officers injured in yesterday's shoot-out are out of the hospital. a government official confirms that rahami's wife is in dubai and is, apparently, cooperating with investigators are. scott, late today, ahmad rahami was hit with several federal charges, including use of a weapon of mass destruction. >> pelley: jeff pegues investigating for us. anna werner has learned more about rahami's past. >> reporter: rahami lived here with his family above their chicken restaurant in elizabeth, new jersey. he first came to the u.s. from afghanistan, sources say, as a baby, just a couple of months old. he attended edison high school in new jersey, where one classmate contacted by cbs news described him as nice and easy- going. others said he was quiet and kept to himself. imam ali jaaber knew rahami and
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problem or menace in school or society, or in the community. >> reporter: as a teenager, he and a girlfriend had a child, a daughter now in elementary school. after high school, he attended nearby middlesex county college where he majored in criminal justice. a spokesman says he was a full- time student from fall 2010 through fall 2012 but never graduated. neighbors said he later began working at his family's chicken restaurant. in his early 20s, during his trips to afghanistan and pakistan, he married. in 2014, he made efforts to bring his wife into the u.s. new jersey congressman albio sires confirms rahami sent an email from pakistan to sires' office, wanting to know the status of an entry visa and passport for his life. she was later denied the visa, sires' office said, because she was found to be 35 weeks
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herself and the baby to gainport entry into the united states.d now sires says rahami told his office he had been in pakistan since april of the congressman said his officea did not have any reason to be concerned about rahami at that time. >> pelley: anna werner, thank you. now, to the presidential election, which is seven weeks from today. nancy cordes is covering the clinton campaign. >> reporter: with 49 days left, clinton's pitch to young voters blunter. >> i need you. >> i need you. i need you. >> reporter: that was clinton on the "steve harvey radio show" this morning. she also brought up the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man during a traffic stop in tulsa. >> this is just unbearable, and it needs to be intolerable. >> reporter: clinton phoned in from her chappaqua, new york, home, where she spent the day prepping for next monday's debate.
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a taking the day off again. d she needs the rest. sleep well, hillary. see you at the debate." clinton's lighter publicht schedule in the face ofe tightening polls has prompted some concern among donors and supporters. in a new memo, her campaign manager reassures them that hillary clinton has many paths to 270 electoral votes whilees donald trump has very few. it's an assertion even republican strategists concede is true. just by winning 15 reliably democratic states and the district attorney of columbia,f plus five more states that consistently lean her way in the polls. from there, she would need tod pick up just one or two of the remaining seven toss-up states, while trump needs to win six of the seven. clinton may have won the suppore of a former republicanrm president, george h.w. bush. robert kennedy's daughter, kathleen kennedy townsend,
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her he's voting for hillary. a bush spokesman, scott, would neither confirm nor deny. >> pelley: nancy cordes for us tonight. nancy, thank you. today, president obama took to the world stage and lashed out at donald trump without mentioning him by name. here was mr. obama in his final address to the u.n. general. assembly as president. >> today a nation ringed by walls would only imprison r itself. so the answer cannot be a simpls rejection of global integration. >> pelley: donald trump is facing questions tonight about his charitable foundation after a report today in the "washington post." the foundation spent more than a quarter of a million dollars of donated money to settle lawsuits against trump businesses. that could be illegal. here's major garrett. >> i give a lot of money to
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i love people. >> reporter: donald trump talks a good game about philanthropy, but according to tax records, he hasn't given to the foundation that bears his name since 2008.n the documents also show trump's foundation wrote a $100,000 check in 2007 to the fisher house, which provides homes to injured veterans and their families, to settle a lawsuit filed by the town of palm beach against his mar-a-lago club. his foundation also sent capitol $158,000 to the charity of a man who sued after he scored a hole in one at one of the trump's golf courses. another instance, trump'sp' foundation paid $10,000 for a portrait painted of trump. it was the second time trump used foundation funds for a portrait of him.f nearly all the foundation's money since 2006 has come from other donors.o federal and state law prohibitsn
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david farenthold of the "washington post" has investigated trump's charity for months. >> i talked to tax experts who said they'd never seen anybody do anything like he's done in in the last few years, which is use the money in his charity to basically pay off the legal settlements of his for-profit businesses. >> reporter: trump's campaign had no comment. at today's rally, trump said he would use other people's money to build a border wall and resettle refugees. scott, when it comes to his charity, trump is already using >> pelley: major garrett reporting for us tonight. major, thank you. well, trump and clinton will hold their first debate next monday evening in hempstead, new york. cbs news will bring it to you live beginning at 9:00 eastern time. trump's son, donald trump jr., is take the heat this evening for a tweet in which he used skittles to represent syrian refugees.if
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skittles and i told you just three would kill you, would you take a handful?" among those taking issue are the makers of skittles. the wrigley company said today, "skittles are candy. refugees are people." the refugee crisis, for the most part, involves millions of syrians fleeing civil war. tonight, the u.s. is blaminggh russia for yesterday's attack oy a u.n. convoy in syria. trucks were heading to a section of aleppo that has been starved elizabeth palmer continues her reporting from aleppo. >> reporter: morning lightni revealed the scale of the destruction, scorched wreckage and tons of humanitarian aid-- food and basic supplies--id scattered in all directions. the red crescent's local head, omar barakat, was among the h dead. he'd set out with a convoy on monday to deliver aid in a rebel-held area.
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multiple airstrikes, say witnesses, blew up not only the loaded trucks, but also the redt crescent's warehouse. rescue crews were among the rescue crews were among the first on the scene. it took the syrian government more than 12 hours even to acknowledge that the strikes had d said they'd had nothing to do with it. u.n. representatives said earlier in the day that the convoy was hit by air the only planes in the air ine the area at the time were syrian and/or russian.e and the pentagon is saying tonight that preliminary indications show it was a russian aircraft that hit the convoy, although the russians deny it. as for the u.n., they're no
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diplomatic language, scott, that is going to infuriate people some people but may just help to rescue a cease-fire in tatters.o >> pelley: elizabeth palmer inside devastated aleppo. liz, thank you very much. today on capitol hill, the heada of wells fargo said he is deepl. sorry for a growing scandal. to meet sales quotas, bank employees opened millions of accounts in customers' names, without telling the customers. the bank was find $185 million. and john blackstone is followini this. >> i accept full responsibility for all unethical sales practices in our retail banking business. b >> reporter: despite hispi apology, wells fargo c.e.o. john stumpf came under withering criticism with democraticwi senator elizabeth warren leadino the charge. >> did you fire-- >> no. >> any of those people. >> no. p
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you haven't returned a single nickel of your personal earnings. you haven't fired a single senior executive. instead, evidently, your definition of accountable is to push the blame to your low-leveu employees. it's gutless leadership. >> reporter: stumpf has admitted his employees opened nearly two million credit and checking accounts that may not have beent authorized by customers. >> this is about accountability. you should resign. you should give back the mon ey that you took while this scam s was going on, and you should be criminally investigated. this just isn't right. >> reporter: wells fargo fired 5,300 lower level employeesmp because of the unauthorized accounts. ruth landaverde was a wellsit fargo credit manager in 2009 and 2010. every hour you had to report hov you were doing on sales to you were doi customers? >> yes, yes.ns >> reporter: she said she left because of the intense salesf
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force another credit card, if the system said that you were approved for it, i had to sell this to you. >> reporter: you had to sell it to me. >> i had to, yeah, or we would get reprimanded. >> reporter: as well as the c.e.o.'s apology today, wells fargo has apologized to its customers in newspaper ads and emails. but in it's settlement with regulators, scott, the bank has not admitted can any wrongdoing. >> pelley: john blackstone for us tonight. john, thank you. still ahead on " r are running dry. the costly mistake that drivers make at the pump. and the breakdown of a high-wn
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>> pelley: gasoline is expected to start flowing again tomorrow in a major pipeline that sprang a league in alabama. in the south, the price of gas has shot up. here's david begnaud. >> reporter: this quick trip
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ou disappointed drivers weredi circling through all afternoon.l mary madison was running on empty. how long you been looking? >> for two days. >> reporter: it was just as bad lo other parts of the region. from alabama to north carolina,i long lines and higher prices. the pipeline runs from texas to new jersey. supplying the east coast with 40% of its fuel. the leak was first discovered south of birmingham, alabama, on september 9. hazardous vapors prevented crews tt a week later. gas prices have jumped in five state. in georgia, the average for regular was up 27 cents. south carolina, 18 cents. tennessee, 15. and north carolina, 11. garrett townsend is with a.a.a. in georgia. how long do you think it will take before things are back to normal?ac >> once the fix becomes effective, we think it is going to be at least a few days before everything gets back to normal.
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said he was concerned about howi easily distribution was disrupted. >> the pipeline is not resilient to interruptions. and we wish there was a more resilient type of structure for a nation. >> reporter: another concern is price gouging. in north carolina, more than 1,000 people have complained. scott, the attorney general's already sent subpoenas to three different gas station owners accused of raising the price to $3.99 a gallon. >> pelley: david begnaud, thanks. if you do find gas, it turns out a lot of drivers are gouging themselves at mp
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ne vehicle only requires regular 87 octane. >> depending on the kind of car you have, supreme is much you have, supreme is much better for it. >> it required unleaded, but ioo flipped to plus to keep theam engine good. >> reporter: a.a.a. estimates americans have used the high-end gas instead of regular 270 million times in the last year, essentially wasting $2.1 billion. >> i think it's easy to believe that something that says "premium" sound like a treat. >> reporter: john nielsen fromth a.a.a. says the auto club tested cars designed for regular unleaded gas, and found premium, which on average costs 23% more, offered no benefit at all. >> but the truth is, if your cai is designed to run-- regular gasoline, using the premium fuel or 93 octane isn't going to make it run better, get better fuel economy or have lower emissions. >> reporter: just 16% of cars require premium fuel. those are typically high- performance or luxury vehicles.
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roads require the midgrade.0 but seven in ten cars call for regular gasoline. now, certainly, you can put premium in any vehicle. scott, your owner's manual wille tell you the grade of gas your y car was designed for. >> pelley: kris van cleave, thank you. up next, a high-octane hollywood couple on the road to splitsville. ? our parents worked hard so that we could enjoy life's simple pleasures. now it's our turn. i'm doing the same for my family. retirement and life insurance solutions from pacific life can help you protect what you love and grow your future with confidence. pacific life. helping generations of families achieve
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were the ultimate red carpet couple, oscar winners, humanitarians, and parents. but after 12 years together, jolie filed for divorce frome pitt monday, due to irreconcilable differences. h jolie's lawyer said the decision was made for the health of the family. in 2012 interview with "cbs sunday morning" brad pitt talked about parenting his large family. h >> i admit, there are times like, "we have to get up. here are your shoes. here's your coca-cola. drink it right now, drink it! drink it!" just to get going. >> reporter: pitt and jolie's love story started in 2005 on the set of "mr. and mr. smith." the couple quickly became tabloid regulars and six children later, they were married in 2014. outside the spotlight, jolie and pitt traveled the world, raising millions of dollars for refugees and victims of hurricane
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says matt beloni, executive editor of the "hollywoodec reporter." >> the collective star power that these two people have is unprecedented in the modern media universe. >> reporter: they're worth abou$ $400 million, and they made m three movies together.r, the latest, "my sea," is a story about a disintegrating marriage. after filming, jolie reflected on her own >> you have to embrace those hard times and those challenges and know that that's a part of your marriage, a h ba in this movie. >> reporter: but reality intervened, and soon the story of brangelina will fade to black. carter evans, cbs news, hollywood. >> pelley: and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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police shoot and kill a robbery suspect. he was on a motorcycle and they say he pulled a gun on officers. there were five suspects in all. >> lauren dispirito has been on the scene all afternoon for us at 121st and huron. >> reporter: i can tell you the shooting happened about one block north of h investigators have been focusing their attention there. two police officers fired on and killed this suspect as they were pursuing him for robbery and


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