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the sprint to the finish. trump reaches out to african-americans. >> why wouldn't they vote for me? >> while clinton invites the press on to her new plane. >> i am so happy to have all of you with me. it is just, i was waiting for this moment! >> also tonight, labor day weekend for millions. >> no ocean for us. >> a young boy's murder may be solved, but why did it take 27 years? and going up. life without limits. >> what did it feel like when you got to the top? >> it felt really cool. like i was flying or something. >> announcer: this is the "cbs
a race that began more than a year ago is in its final weeks, and picked up a new urgency over labor day weekend. democrat hillary clinton got help on the campaign trail from her husband, the former president. also, a vice president, her runningmate and a former opponent. republican donald trump was joined by mike pence. for both parties. ohio was the focus. the trump and clinton planes were even spotted on the tarmac in cleveland at the same time. major garrett begins our coverage. >> reporter: donald trump and mike pence greeted large enthusiastic crowd amid food huts at canfield fair outside typically democratic stronghold of youngstown, ohio. the throngs circled trump and pence and shouted their labor day approval for a gop ticket that aims to cut deeply into blue-collar northeastern ohio. >> we are going to bring jobs back to ohio. >> reporter: en route to the fair which four days ago drew
trump met with reporters for the first time in months on his private jet and summed up the labor day pitch. >> we are bringing back jobs. jobs is the whole thing. it is going to be so vital to this country to bring back our jobs. our jobs have been taken like grant took richmond. >> reporter: with that civil war reference, trump addressed how to win african-american and hispanic votes with a thinly defined civil rights agenda. >> the democrats haven't done the level of poverty is 40%. the youth can't get jobs. 58% unemployed. i am going to fix it. why wouldn't they vote for me? the democrats all they do they get their votes every four years and wave bye-bye. i am going to fix it. >> reporter: trump implied hillary clinton is weak for failing to meet as trump did with recent flood victims in baton rouge or mexican president,enrique nieto. >> she didn't have the energy to go to louisiana and didn't have
she should have gone to mexico. and she should have gone to louisiana. >> reporter: trump was also asked if he would participate in all three presidential debates? >> as of this moment, i look forward to the debates. i think it is an important element of what we are doing. >> after leaving these fairground. trump told us the size of the crowd and its enthusiasm convinced him he can win ohio. we did meet former democrat whose happily call themselves trump supporters. elaine here in the county, the climb is still very steep. president obama carried this county twice, with more than 62% of the vote. >> major garrett. major, thank you. hillary clinton spent much of august raising money out of public view. today, she as back on the campaign trail. here is nancy cordes. >> clinton kicked off labor day with a new ride and some new travel mates. her campaign press corps, which has been flying separately until
>> i want to welcome you on to the plane. >> reporter: first stop, cleveland, ohio, battleground state so important, clinton's plane had to share space on the tarmac with donald trump's and his runningmates. >> he managed to turn his trip to mexico into an embarrassing international incident. >> high profile supporters went after trump in other battleground states. vice president biden in pennsylvania. >> he really does believe that workers make too much. runningmate compared trump to nixon. >> even richard nixon produced tax returns. the trump campaign likened clinton to nixon after fbi documents revealed her computer specialist deleted an e-mail archive three weeks after news of her server broke last march. clinton was peppered with question as but that on her campaign plane? >> do you feel that you contributed to the perception that there were these blurred lines between the state
employees who seemed to go back and forth between the two? >> no, i don't, nancy. look, everything i did at the state department i did in furtherance of america's interests and our security. the state department has said there is absolutely no evidence of any kind of external influence. and i know that to be the fact. and i know that the people who worked with me were devoted as well to pursuing the foreign policy that the obama administration set forth. >> clinton goes into the fall with an advantage in most battleground states. latest cbs news battleground tracker has her up 4 in north carolina and up 8 in pennsylvania. nancy cordes, cbs news, cleveland. tonight hermine is still causing trouble after ruining a lot of labor day plans. there is still cleaning up debris along the florida panhandle.
the northeast was spared the high wind as the storm headed out to sea. but hermine is still sending large waves crashing in new england. here is demarco morgan. >> reporter: as hermine turned up the northeast she put a fizzle on the unofficial last day of summer. thrashing waves and dangerous rip currents kept most beach-goers from new jersey to cape cod out of the water. geraldine spent the day at coney island. >> we were in the water. lifeguard were looking at us. >> hermine, a cat 1 hurricane, came ashore early friday morning in florida with 80 mile per hour wind and dumped up to 18 inches of rain. it quickly lost steam as the it veered through the carolinas. still tropical storm warnings were issued for shore towns up the east coast. overnight, rough waters rocked this royal caribbean cruise ship headed from new jersey to
>> when you see the crew on a cruise ship starting to get dizzy and sick you know it has gotten pretty bad. >> the owner of the beachcomber restaurant in wellfleet, massachusetts relieved to be spared the brunt of the storm. any concern when it was moving from florida? >> pretty much they thought it would stay east of us. fine with me. >> reporter: this slow-moving system is packing 60-mile-per-hour wind off the coast of new england and could make landfall by wednesday. hermine expected to head to sea this week. >> demarco morgan. demarco, thank you. the "cbs overnight news" will be
a new hurricane formed today in the pacific. newton is about 200 miles southeast of cabo san lucas tracking toward the baja peninsula. remnants could hit arizona by wednesday. >> today, president obama flew days at the g-20 summit in china. the president had hoped to strike a deem with russia to stop the fighting in syria. but that did not happen. margaret brennan is traveling with the president. >> reporter: president obama left his 90-minute meeting with vladamir putin empty-handed. >> we haven't yet closed the gaps in a way where we think it would actually work. >> reporter: putin pulled back at the last minute from a cease-fire deal in syria turning
air strikes against isis and al qaeda linked terrorists. that mr. obama would even consider making such an extraordinary proposal shows how powerful vladamir putin has become. >> on the eve of what would have been another tense meeting with philippine president dutarte. the white house called it off after the controversial leader publicly insulted president obama. >> you must be respectful. >> reporter: then speaking, he said he would call the u.s. president a son of a -- if questioned about the extra judicial killing of suspected drug runners since july. the president said he was awaver the insult. >> i have seen some of those colorful statements in the past. and so clearly he is a colorful guy. >> elaine, the white house says that president obama will instead meet with south korea's leader to discuss north korea's latest ballistic missile test. >> margaret brennan, margaret,
first by a sitting u.s. president. laos paid a terrible price during the vietnam war as american bombs rained down in a secret campaign. as the adriana diaz learned, the rules are still fresh. >> reporter: try telling her the war ended 43 years ago. in july the 8-year-old picked up what he thought was a ball. instead it exploded. >> these bombs are just waiting out there on the land to be found by some child. >> reporter: she has made it her life's mission to get rid of the millions of unexploded bombs littering laos. >> this is a solvable problem. we can get the bombs out of the ground. there wouldn't be death and injury in the future. >> reporter: during the vietnam war, the u.s. dropped 270 million bombs on neighboring
vietnamese supply routes. craters from the blasts still scar the landscape. laos is the most heavily bombed country in the world per capita. on average, bombs were dropped here every eight minutes for nine years. chamvaongsa, lobbied u.s. congress and raised millions to clear the land. one acre can take two months to clear. >> it took second for the bombs to drop. it will take a lifetime or two to clear it. >> reporter: in the chaos after the war, chamvongsa and her family fled to the u.s. when she was 6. when she learned about the legacy of the u.s. bombing campaign, she knew she had to return. >> i would hope that, you know, little children would be able to walk to school without having to fear that they might not return at the end of the day. >> reporter: a bomb killed this
there was so much blood, she told us. he was just 5 years old. the family is now afraid to work their land. >> there is so much work to be done, but we are going to be able to finish this job if people continue to be committed. >> so that children like this one can play outside without consequences. adriana diaz, cbs news, laos. american shoppers are enjoying what could be the longest streak of falling food prices in a half century. that's good if you have got a family to feed. not so good for farmers. here's manuel bojorquez. heather buen says putting food on the table has gotten easier. >> less painful to go to the store. >> reporter: the texas mom
and says savings on bread and eggs add up. >> i would say i can save anywhere from about $25 to $50 some times on my grocery bills comparison to last year. >> reporter: the average price of a dozen eggs dropped from $2.57 a year ago to $1.54. down nearly 40%. a gallon of milk about 40 cents cheaper. a pound of ground beef, down about 50 cents. the reason -- the nation's food supplies have been steadily growing while demand has declined in major overseas markets like china. where a strong dollar has the made american good more expensive. >> going to put cheese on it. >> reporter: good for u.s. consumers likeable. en but not pete bonds of texas who owns one of the nation's largest cattle operations. >> these cows would have been worth $3,000, $1,500 now. >> reporter: the loss in value for you means? >> several million dollars. >> reporter: several million dollars? >> yes. >> reporter: a price drop smaller ranchers may not
the dairy industry buying $20 million worth of cheese distributed to food banks whether that is enough depend on how long prices remain lower in the grocery aisle. michael buyers is ceo of fiesta mart. >> i think that is anybody's guess right now. what we are hearing, could go on throughened of year and into the first part of next year. >> reporter: but not everything is cheaper. elaine, the price of some fruits and vegetables has actually increased. due in part to a drought in california. >> reporter: manuel bojorquez. thank you. coming up next, the murder of a young boy may be so >> later, don't tell these people what they can't do.
1989, jacob, his brother and a friend biked to a convenience store. on way home, a masked gunman approached the boys and abducted jacob. letting the other two boys go. >> he grabbed jacob. he told me to run as fast as i could into the woods or else he would shoot. >> reporter: last week, 53-year-old, daniel heinrich told the fbi where wetterling's remains were located as an on going plea agreement. a reporter with the saint cloud times. >> i think they were waiting until they had definite proof. name have come and gone between the time of the abduction and where we are today such there were other people who looked like they were good suspects. >> reporter: court documents show authorities interviewed heinrich three times beginning months after the abduction. tire marks from his car were consistent with those at the crime scene. he was never charged. >> i have always believed that they have been associated. >> reporter: jared scheirl, kidnapped and sexually assaulted nine months before jacob disappeared. last year, authorities found dna on the sweatshirt scheirl wore. and investigators, searched, heinrich's home and discovered
the good news is we have your guy. the bad news is statute of limitations exist in your case we cannot prosecute him. >> reporter: jared's attack was preceded by eight incidents in painesville between 1986 and 19 88. >> one victim was troy cole. >> gave a statement to city police. what happened. never heard anything back from anybody. one answered question now, why didn't they do anything about it? >> reporter: this is the spot jacob was abducted from three decades ago. just blocked from his family's home. and many here say they will never get over this tragedy. elaine, the wetterlings did release a statement earlier today saying that they have received an outpouring of support. but they're still deeply grieving. >> heartbreaking story. jamie, thank you. next, another star athlete has joined colin kaepernick's anthem protest.
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been moved to the critically endangered list. africa's eastern gorilla population has fallen by 70% in 20 years. it is now one step away from extinction. illegal hunting is mostly to blame. the news is better for giant pandas. they're now off the endangered list. actor hugh o'brien died at his home in beverly hills. o'brien a star in the late 1950s playing the real life hero, wyatt earp in one of tv's first westerns and started an organization to develop youth leadership with more than 350,000 graduates. hugh o'brien was 91. in the queen song "don't stop me now" freddie mercury, sang he was a shooting star leaping through the star. that was prophetic. today on what would have been
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determination. what did it feel look when you got to the top? >> it felt really cool at the top. like i was flying or something. >> reporter: his chance to fly was made possible by eric gray, who founded catalysts sports which teaches climbing to people with all kind of disabilities. >> it just brings me joy to see that, to see people push themselves. and, and just go as far as they can. >> reporter: the ropes keep them from falling, but the upward >> what is the hardest part of this, john? >> um, remembering to breathe. >> reporter: remembering to breathe. >> reporter: dr. jonathan lessin had parkinson's for 13 years. >> left foot up. >> reporter: climbing he said is the perfect therapy. >> look you walk in. you feel stiff. you can't walk. your joints are stiff. you climb, you are making big movements. stretching your joints. stretching your muscles. and you feel like you can -- you
>> reporter: gray who lost an eye to cancer calls climbing an equalizer. >> you will see a lot of people they will come in in a wheelchair. they leave the wheelchair behind. you take pictures, you can't tell whether they're, you know, have a spinal cord injury or whether they have cerebral palsy, it looks look someone is climbing. >> just ask channelle houson whose spine was broken in a car accident. >> reporter: what died you think? >> didn't think i would ge i did it. proud of my sef. with no legs. >> reporter: no legs. but here all you really need is heart. chip reid, cbs news, alexandria, virginia. >> that's the "cbs overnight news" for tuesday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us later for the morning news and cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new
news." ? it's tuesday, september 6th, 2016 this is the "cbs morning news." a close encounter in ohio f >> a big plane. >> a close encounter in ohio for the trump and clinton campaigns. with their planes parked on the same runway. and a rare occurrence on board both as the candidates finally took questions from the press. president obama cancelled the meeting with the president of the philippines after he hurled an obscene insult at the commander in chief. now, he says he's sorry. and boaters on a fishing trip come across a sinking boat loaded with cuban migrants.
how they cared for the cuban men before the coast guard arrived. good morning from the cbs 57 newsroom headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the post-labor day election push has begun. the candidates ramped up their efforts and more americans start paying closer attention. today, hillary clinton campaigns in florida, while donald trump is in virginia and nor carolina. both candidates met with the media yesterday and trump's comments on immigration seems to conflict with what he said last week. hena daniels is here from new york to break it all down. >> donald trump took several questions from the plane on monday even suggesting he would be open for questions on board in the future.
promising the media a greater aspect to her campaign. the democratic nominee traveled aboard her new plane to illinois and ohio yesterday. the candidate took questions from the press at the back of a boeing 737 in an effort to appear more transparent. the fbi investigation into her e-mail scandal. >> the fact that i couldn't remember certain meetings doesn't in any way affect the commitment that i had and still have to the treatment. >> reporter: clinton sought to keep the focus on donald trump and his alleged ties to russia. >> he urged the russians to hack more, in particular, hack me. >> she didn't have the energy to go to louisiana. and she doesn't have the energy to go to mexico. >> reporter: trump also invited reporters on board his private plane while in ohio, where he refused to rule out amnesty for millions of undocumented immigrants. >> we're going to make that decision.
foundation made a political contribution to florida attorney general pam bondi in 2013 when she was considering joining a investigation into trump university. >> i have a lot of respect for her. >> reporter: the republican nominee now says he'll participate in all three presidential debates against clinton, the first of which takes place at the end of the month. and clinton will campaign in florida today where she's expected to address her plan to keep the country safe. donald trump is stumping for votes i virginia. annear >> hena daniels, here in new york, thank you so much, hena. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll discuss the election with susan page, the washington bureau chief for "usa today." longtime conservative activist phyllis schlafly who helped defeat the equal rights amendment died at the age of 92. schlafly died yesterday of cancer at her home in st. louis.
in a statement released last night, trump said, she was a patriot. a champion for women and symbol of strength. her legacy will live on in the movement she led and the millions she inspired. this morning, the president of the philippines said he regrets making an on obscene remark. while referring to president obama. president obama is in laos, the first sitting president to visit that country. he's there for a regional summit following the g20 summit in china there. there the president and russian president vladimir putin failed to reach a deal to end the violence in syria. margaret brennan is traveling with president obama. >> reporter: president obama left his 90-minute meeting with vladimir putin empty-handed. >> we haven't yet closed the gaps in a way where we think it would actually work. >> reporter: putin pulled back at the last minute from a cease-fire deal in syria, turning down the u.s. offer to coordinate air strikes against isis and al qaeda-linked terrorists. that mr. obama would even
extraordinary proposal shows how powerful vladimir putin has become. on the eve of what would have been another tense meeting with philippines president rodrigo duterte, the president obama called it off after after the controversial leaders publicly insulted president obama. and then speaking, duterte said he'd call the u.s. president a son of a -- if questioned about the killing of more than 2,000 drug runners. the president said he was aware of the insult. >> i have seen some of those colorful statements from the past. and so, clearly, he's a colorful guy. >> the white house says that president obama will instead meet with south korea's leader to discuss north korea's latest ballistic missile tests. margaret brennan, cbs news, laos.
black lives matter protesters ran off the runway. city airport is popular with business professionals because it's close to the city center. inbound flights have been deserted. nine protesters on the runway chained themselves together in a tweet black lives matter uk say it's protesting uk's environmental impact on black people. it claims most of the countries affected by climate change are in sub-saharan africa. meanwhile, british airways is trying to fix a computer glitch that shut down its check-in system around the world. passengers are struggling through long lines and delays. it's unclear just how many flights have been affected. british airways says they are working as hard as possible to fix the problem. and now to some severe weather we're seeing off the east coast of the united states where hermine continues to create large waves and beach erosion through new england. this morning, hermine is about 110 miles off the tip of new york's long island.
hermine still has the same winds of 55 miles per hour but is expected to weaken over the next 48 hours. hermine ruined labor day plans for millions as beaches were closed. in the pacific, hurricane newton poses a threat to mexico's baja california peninsula. the sustained winds of 90 miles per hour, newton is expected to make landfall sometime today. close to areas in key tourist locations like cabo san lucas are at risk. the journey for a group of cuban migrants didn't turn out the way they had hoped. on sunday, two american fishermen came across 15 cuban men trying to make it to the u.s. they were drifting about 50 miles offshore after their engine failed. >> we just threw everything we had on the boat with them. all of our water. our powerade. our food. sandwiches. everything, just gave to them. >> the fishermen called the
men, the standard procedure for migrant stops before reaching shore is to return them to cuba. san francisco 49ers tight end bruce miller is looking for a new job. the 49ers released miller hours after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting two men in a hotel. police say miller tried to enter the wrong room and ended up attacking a 70-year-old man and his son. miller was allegedly intoxicated at the time. both men were taken to the hospital. miller was charged with aggravated assault and elder abuse. meanwhile,re says he doesn't doubt the sincerity of colin kaepernick's national anthem protest. the president says the 49ers quarterback is sparking a much needed discussion about america's racial divide. >> he's exercising his constitutional right to make a statement. i think there's a long history of sports figures doing so. >> another nfl player and a women's soccer star have joined kaepernick in not standing while
and even though he's san francisco's backup quarterback, his jersey is now the third best-seller nationwide among quarterbacks. well, coming up on the "morning news," election probe. the u.s. investigates a possible russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election. and a famous rock in oregon is vandalized in a video. this is the "cbs morning news." this is the "cbs morning news." s that makes it an absolutely, irresistible hit! light & fit crunch. ? the sun'll come out tomorrow... ? for people with heart failure, tomorrow is not a given. but entresto is a medicine that helps make more tomorrows possible. ? tomorrow, tomorrow... ? ? i love ya, tomorrow ?
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serena williams made history monday at the u.s. open. williams cruised through a straight set win winning her 308 match at a major, beating the record set by roger federer. of course, there's more on the line for williams. a u.s. open championship puts her ahead of steffi graf for grand slam singles titles in the open era. right now williams and graff tied with 22 trophies apiece. it's a challenging feat for anyone. climbing a high wall straight up and reaching the top is doubly meaningful for those with disabilities. chip reid has the story. >> reporter: 8-year-old mather stover ling was born with spina bifida but has no use of his legs. but what he does have is fierce determination. what did it feel like when you got to the top? >> felt really cool.
>> reporter: his chance to fly was made possible by eric gray who founded catalyst sports which teaches climbing to people with all kinds of disabilities. >> it just brings me joy to see that, you know, to see people push themselves. and just go as far as they can. >> reporter: the ropes keep them from falling but the upward progress is all their own. what's the hardest part of this, john? >> remembering to breathe. >> reporter: remembering to breathe? dr. jonathan leften has had parkinson's for years. >> yes, climb it up. >> reporter: climbing he says is the perfect therapy. >> you walk in, you feel stiff. you can't walk. and then you climb, you're making big movements, you stretch your muscles. and you feel like you can run out of here. >> reporter: gray who lost an eye to cancer calls climbing an equalizer. >> we see a lot of people that
a sudden, they leave the wheelchair behind. and you take pictures, you can't tell whether, you know, have a spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy or spina bifida. >> reporter: just ask sheinelle houston who spine was broken in an accident. when you first started it what did you think? >> well, i didn't think i'd get to the top, that's for sure. >> reporter: and how far did you get? it was a big challenge. i did it with no legs. >> reporter: no legs, but here all you really need is heart. chip reid, cbs news, alexandria, virginia. the college football player who befriended a boy with autism thrilled his number one fan. travis rudolph caught a touchdown pass for florida state last night in orlando. paske and his mom were in the stands at rudolph's invitation. rudolph met paske during a
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well, american shoppers are enjoying what could be the longest streak of falling food prices in half century. that's good if you've got a family to feed, but not so good for farmers. manuel bojorquez reports. >> reporter: heather mann said putting food on the table it was easier. >> definitely gotten easier of. >> reporter: the texas mom tracks what she spends each week and says staples like bread and eggs add up. >> i would say i can save anywhere from $25 to $50 on my grocery bill compared to last year. >> reporter: the average price of a dozen eggs has dropped from $2.57 a year ago to 1.54 down
a gallon of milk is about 30 cents cheaper. ground meat down about 50 cents. and decline has declined in overseas markets like china where the strong dollar has made american goods more expensive. it's good for u.s. consumers like gwen. but not food producers like pete barnes of texas who owns one of the nation's largest cattle operations. >> 18 months ago they were worth about $3,000. probably about $1500 now. >> reporter: so that lossn value for you means? >> several million dollars. >> reporter: several million dollars? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: he said it's a price drop several ranchers may not survive. and the dairy industry buying $20 million worth of cheese for food banks. michael byers is ceo of fiesta mart. >> i think it's anybody's guess right now. what we're hearing, it could go
and possibly into the first part of next year. >> reporter: but not everything is cheaper. the price of fruits and vegetables which actually increased due in part to a drought in california. manuel bojorquez, cbs news, dallas. here's another look at the morning's top stories. the final end to the election season. both hillary clinton and donald trump met with media yesterday. trump refused to rule out amnesty for undcumented mi position last week. clinton speaks in florida today. and president obama has become the first u.s. sitting president to visit laos. he's there for a regional summit. the president is committing $90 million to help clean up unexploded bombs dropped there by the u.s. during the vietnam war. coming up on your local news on "cbs this morning" we speak
right now on cbs 2 this morning...the painful journey that finally ended with one midwestern boy's body being found. the iowa missing persons case that's now getting new attention. the cause behind a shooting in one small iowa community that killed two people. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry. barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio.