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channelling his inner reagan. >> peace through strength. >> peace through strength. trump lays out his foreign policy and draws fire from clinton. backlash delays mosquito spraying as the the zika virus spreads. >> apple rolls out a new iphone, why hard core apple fans are irate. >> and a world war ii veteran wins her final battle. with just over 60 days before the election we saw a
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as commander-in-chief. his foreign policy speech in philadelphia was peppered with attacks on hillary clinton, but for the most part he stuck to the script, and the teleprompter. here is major garrett. >> sometimes it seemed like there wasn't a country in the middle east that hillary clinton didn't want to invade, intervene in, or topple. she is trigger happy and very unstable. >> reporter: donald trump's indictment of hillary clinton pinned the secretary ost for every problem in the middle east, citing support of the iraq war and overthrow of libyan's moammar gadhafi, actions, trump supported at the time. >> the strategy of toppling regimes with no plan what to do the day after, only produces power vacuums that are filled simply by terrorists. >> reporter: trump promised to pull back from nation building
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>> i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. >> reporter: trump said he would be listening to military brass. >> immediately after taking office, i will ask my generals to present to me a plan within 30 days to defeat and destroy isis. >> reporter: trump called for a new wave of defense spending, to increase the size of the army to 540,000, and 12 marine corps battalions, increase the navy fleet and air force fighter jets. trump also said he wou cyberdefenses and took a shot at the vulnerability of clinton's unsecured e-mail server. hillary clinton has taught us how vulnerable we are in cyberhacking. that its probably the only thing that we have learned from hillary clinton. >> reporter: trump offered few specifics on paying for all this mentioning cutting the federal work force and eliminating
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loves, the pentagon opposes scott. old idea that produced limited success or savings for presidents of both parties. >> major, thank you. congress is still battling over emergency funding for the fight against zika. and in the house today, florida congressman, david jolly held up the canister of mosquito thousands they were not carrying the virus but said that they could be. mosquito spraying in miami beach planned for tomorrow was put off until friday after a public protest. it started as a chant outside miami beach city hall. inside it turned into an outcry. >> the plane went over my house 11 times. >> reporter: this woman says she lives in the zika zone of wynwood where naled was used for weeks in early august. >> my tongue for four hours,
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about to go to the emergency room. >> reporter: that's what the residents of miami beach are worried about. >> in miami-dade county. >> folks, folks. >> reporter: miami-dade county mayor carlos jimenez, who orders the spraying, told the crowd public health officials assured him the amount of naled is harmless to humans and effective in wynwood. >> we cannot pick and choose where to spray. there is a science to this. >> many people in the crowd shouted they didn't believe the science. that shows pregnant women with zika are at risk of delivering babies with microcephaly. >> you don't believe tere is a link. what if you are wrong? >> dr. christine curry is an obgyn, who delivered a baby with microcephaly and spoke to the crowd. >> zika is real. while we don't understand it fully, that is not a reason to dismiss its impact.
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a.m. that's know it. they will do it again sunday. and two sundays after that. scott, one man who lives here in miami beach sent me a tweet saying based on what i heard today i am going to pack up my family and head out of town for a month. >> david begnaud reporting from miami. thank you. what was hurricane newton killed at least four people on mexico's baja peninsula. at least two drowned yesterday when a shrimp boat capsized in the gulf of california. knocked down pout in cabo san lucas. tonight newton is just a tropical storm. dumping rain on arizona and new mexico. today in southeast asia, president obama promised $90 million to help laos clear millions of unexploded american bombs that were dropped decade ago. during vietnam, the u.s. dropped more explosives on laos than it did on germany and japan
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with the president. phong manithong was maimed, blinded at 16. a friend gave him what looked like a toy ball. a bomb that suddenly exploded in his hand. >> i feel lots of pain on my body. and i feel like i was in fire. >> reporter: phong's devastating injuries came from american munitions dropped more than 40 years ago. during the war in neighboring vietnam, u.s. war planes unleashed 270 million cluster bombs on laos to cut off enemy supply lines. 80 million did not explode. there have been more than 20,000 casualties since the war ended. today, president obama was surrounded by prosthetic limbs designed for the injured. >> we see the victims of bombed that were dropped because of decisions made half a century
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and we are reminded that war is always carried tremendous costs. >> reporter: clearing the unexploded munitions is painstakingly slow. at the current rate it would take 50 years to remove all the tiny bombs. >> there is lots of heavy contamination in the area. >> reporter: simon rain of mines advisory group said president obama's pledge of $90 million will speed up removal. >> i think with announcement of additional funding that will please a lot of lao people. they will understand the americans are committed here. >> reporter: remarkably, phong its not bitter toward a country responsible for his injuries. >> i forgive you. i forgive everyone because angry, it doesn't give you any good thing. >> reporter: scott, president obama said the u.s. has a moral obligation to help the many victims. but he did not apologize. >> margaret brennan in laos tonight. thank you.
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. cbs cares. we have our own victims of war here in america. there were headlines recently when a 76-year-old veteran shot himself to death outside a va hospital in north port new york. suicides by vets happen on average, 20 times a day. tonight, jim axelrod has a remarkable story about an organization that is helping to
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>> after two tours in iraq, after trying to drink himself past the demons that darkened his mind and after a second member of his old platoon committed suicide, frank lesnefsky got help. in his therapist's office he can talk about his post-traumatic stress instead of being haunted by it. >> you know the tension across my chest. >> i was immobilized. like being frozen. just watching time pass. it's crazy. >> lesnefsky hit his own bottom and contemplated taking his own life. >> i had a great person tell me once that -- you know, don't -- so, they're killing us, they're killing us over there and they're still killing us here. the guy told me don't let it happen. don't give them that satisfaction and let them know that. >> reporter: in 2014 he found phelp at headstrong.
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helping any vet who needs it, deal with their hidden wound. no cost. no win. >> that's all it takes. >> now, lesnefsky is leading by example. a very public example. the tentative steps towards healing first taken in therapy have turned into strong purposeful stride. sharing his struggle with the 20 million followers of the popular blog humans of new york. >> there is an old man fishing in the same spot every single day. and, so one day this 15-year-old kid ride up on a scooter and drops a bomb behind him. i always just honor the human form. now i have come to a place where the human body is shredded and stomped and blown to bits. and it's just wasn't me. i used to be jokey, i used to be goofy, i was frank from north scranton, and i know i won't be that again. >> reporter: so far more than a dozen stories have been published. we asked a few bloggers to read what they posted.
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the burden of wartime leadership still with him even after the shooting has stopped. >> you don't do your job people will die over and over. it was drilled into me, people would die if i messed up. nine guys died. it's been extreme leap hard to forgive myself. >> others like jenny pacanowski, described the battle they fought once they arrived back home. >> for a long time when i got back i isolated myself in a cabin and drank all the time. then at one point i decided i was going to try everything possible to feel better. and if nothing worked, i was going to kill myself. god, this is harder to talk about than bombs. >> these folks are just as courageous as folks who do something physically daunting on
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baring their physical wound in order to help a broader community and save lives. >> reporter: headstrong's director, retired marine captain, zachary iscol, teamed up to get the word out. recovery is possible. but you have got to ask for help. >> to sit there and watch somebody be vulnerable and possibly read their story and say, you know what, i'm going through that too. but i am not talking about it. i need to. >> reporter: it took a lot of therapy to release this type of self-torment. therapy is the only reason i can talk about these thing today. >> now i can own it. i can say this is who i am. this is what i have been through. >> reporter: there is an importance in just sharing the story? >> absolutely. i can tell other people there is a way out. there is a way to get better. why not take it? >> reporter: when you are fighting a battle where the wounds are invisible. >> just being consumed by the feeling. >> reporter: true courage is letting others see them.
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>> help is available. coming up next, a final victory for a world war ii veteran. and, the government said a college didn't make the grade so 40,000 students are forced to
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tonight, 40,000 students and 8,000 employees are studying their next move. because itt tech one of the largest for-pr down yesterday with little warning. don dahler is looking into this. >> i haven't even told my mom. >> reporter: this group of itt technical institute nursing students came to the merrillville indiana campus to find answers, instead locked doors three months from graduation. >> you are right at the finish line.
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no it is not happening. >> i have been really struggling to be a mom and just do it all and to be able to do it, full time student. it has been very difficult. and all of that cannot go to waste. >> students were notified by e-mails. federal and state agencies have been investigating the college on allegations of luring students in with deceptive promises. and leaving them with more debt than job prospects. last month the department of education banned itt from enrolling new students who receive federal aid. that turned out to be the death sentence since 80% of itt students depend on that aid. itt is one of a handful of for profit colleges to come under intense scrutiny in the last year. missouri senator, claire mccaskill. >> they were not getting the job
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not producing job ready garage graduates. >> our dream its to be nursz, we want to help people, genuinely help people. they won't allow us. >> reporter: itt calls this a lawless execution caused by the department of education. students can now apply to have their federal loans forgiven or scott they can try to have those credits transferred to another school. >> don dahler, thanks. up next, the new iphone, apple takes an ax to the jacks.
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today apple unveiled its iphone 7, but two traditional apple features were missing. the headphone jack and the magic. apple stock was flat as a tablet today.
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whether apple is losing appeal. >> reporter: at apple's annual launch of new products. -- >> it is the best iphone that we have ever created. >> reporter: introducing iphone 7 today, ceo tim cook gushed over the success of apple's flag ship product. >> we have now sold over 1 billion of them. [ applause ] this makes iphone the best selling product of its kind in the hi >> reporter: this past year for the first time, apple sold fewer iphones than the year before with revenue dropping 27%. apple's counting on new features added to iphone 7 to bring buyers back. scott stein, senior editor. >> i think there were upgrade people wanted to see on previous iphones, water resistance, battery life that doesn't add up to something that sound immediately exciting if youness necessarily take the plunge. >> reporter: the price is $649. these are expensive products. >> they're very expensive.
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shock, cook talked up the company $32 a month lease plan that lets users get the latest iphone directly from apple every year. >> basically the way i look to think the iphone is a dollar a day product. tech analyst, horace dedieu. one way to think of apple. little different than waiting for a big hit every few years. >> reporter: some users worry what is not on the new iphone, the hole in the bottom to plug in the ear phone jack is gone. ear phones will use apple's lightning connector or $159, scott, apple will sell you wireless ear phones. >> john blackstone, thank you. coming up next, a pioneer for women scores one last
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we end tonight with a long overdue honor for a veteran of world war ii. elaine harmon of maryland, died last year at age 95, was laid to rest today in america's premier military cemetery after winning one final battle. here is david martin. [ "taps" plays ] >> reporter: it took an act of congress for elaine harmon's ashes in the arlington cemetery.
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members of the wasp were the first will tine fly military aircraft for the united states military. >> reporter: erin miller was proud of her grandmother's service training the men who went into combat. >> reporter: my grandmother's last wishes were to have her ashes inurned at arlington national cemetery. >> reporter: so she had to store her grandmother's ashes in a closet. that its not a very dignified >> no, certainly is not a very dignified resting place. we didn't know what else to do. >> congresswoman martha mcsally one of the first women to fly combat aircraft introduced a bill to allow wasps into arlington. >> the fact that they were told they couldn't has them thinking this is one last slap in the face of sexism. thought it was over. and it was just this one last element of not being treated
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>> mcsally's bell was passed and signed into law in five months. the speed of light in politically gridlocked washington. >> i see a tattoo on your forearm there, is that the bill. >> this is our bill number, yes. >> that's pretty intense. she, this is so important. so meaningful to her. that this was made right for her grandmother that she chose to memorialize it in that way. >> reporter: elaine harmon's ashes came off the shelf transferred by erin and her mother into a handcarved urn. only 100 wasps are still alive and eligible to be inurned at arlington. >> we want to make sure we made this right as fast as possible for those that are still with us. >> reporter: a year and a half after she passed away at 95, she was granted her last wish. and with it an honor she hadn't asked for. a fly-over by world war ii vintage planes. david martin, cbs news, arlington, national cemetery. and that's the "overnight news" for this thursday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with us a little bit later for the morning news and of course, cbs this morning.
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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, september 8th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." taking questions from veterans. the pr their case to be the next commander in chief. donald trump is praised for putin, while dishing harsh criticism for american military leaders. >> under the leadership of barack obama and hillary clinton, the generals have been reduced to rubble. and as new e-mails from colin powell come to light, questions about her private e-mail server continue to haunt hillary clinton. >> it was a mistake to have a personal account.
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miami, after officials okay a controversial chemical in their fight against zika. and megan rapinoe's demonstration is derailed in d.c. how her club owner's fire prevented her from kneeling during the national anthem and the soccer star's fiery response. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. it is the most important responsibility weighing on the president of the united states commander in chief. donald trump and hillary clinton took part in a national security forum last night where they answered questions about their qualifications to protect the country. clinton was hit with numerous questions about her private e-mail and trump came down hard on military top brass. hena daniels is here in new york with the details. good morning, hena. >> reporter: good morning,
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have been reduced to rubble by the obama administration, and suggested he would fire some if he is elected. >> the main thing is i have great judgment. >> reporter: donald trump sought to win over voters, including service men and women last night, maintaining he was against the war in iraq. >> i was totally against the war in iraq. >> reporter: hinting at a private plan to defeat isis. >> if i win, i don't want to broadcast to the enemy exactly what my plan is. >> reporter: the republican nominee was challenged by this ar members. >> do you believe that an undocumented person who serves who wants to serve in the u.s. armed forces deserves to stay in this country legally? >> that's a very special situation and i could see myself working that out. absolutely. >> reporter: trump grew defensive when questioned by moderator matt lauer about his relationship with russia's president. >> if he says great things about me, i'm going to say great things about him. >> an absolute rock steadiness.
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her temperament, while drawing a line in the middle east. >> we are not putting ground troops into iraq ever again and we are not putting ground troops into syria. >> reporter: the democratic nominee spent much of the night defending herself against her e-mail scandal. >> i communicated about classified material on a wholly separate system. i took it very seriously. >> reporter: the two candidates go head-to-head in their first presidential debate at the end of the month. cleveland, ohio, where he will address education. hillary clinton make appearances in both north carolina and missouri today. >> hena daniels in new york, thank you so much. clinton's use of a private e-mail server has been a major issue of the campaign. yesterday, house democrats released correspondence between clinton and former secretary of state colin powell on the matter. powell told clinton he had a personal computer at home hooked
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for business. but powell wrote that he did not have a blackberry and warned her that if her blackberry use became public, it may become an official record. be very careful, powell warned. i got around it all by not saying much and not using systems that captured the data. chelsea clinton let loose on donald trump during a campaign appearance in pennsylvania yesterday. she was asked to respond to trump's statement that her mother doesn't have a, quote, presidential look. >> i would hope that everyone could see that as a sad, misogynistic, sexist rhetoric that i hoped we had moved beyond in the 21st century, certainly in 2016. >> clinton says her mother is the only candidate with plans to solve the problems that face america. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will discuss last night's national security forum with john heilemann, managing editor of bloomberg politics. president obama wraps up his visit to laos this morning.
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southeast asian summit and wants to work to lower tensions with china. he also met informally with president rodrigo duterte. their scheduled meeting was cancelled after duterte used foul language concerning mr. obama earlier this week. the fbi and department of homeland security believe isis inspired terrorists have shifted their focus to civilian targets. a nationwide bullet issued on august 31st warns targets such as restaurants, churches and sports arenas top the list for home-grown terrorists, with less focus on military and government facilities. the so-called soft target generally have lower security and they are easier to get to. officials in miami-dade county have rescheduled aerial spraying to target zika carrying mosquitoes to tomorrow morning. the spraying was scheduled for today but some people are
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prepare. david begnaud reports. >> reporter: it started as a chant outside miami beach city hall. >> no more naled! >> reporter: inside, it turned into an outcry. >> the plane went over my house 11 times! >> reporter: this woman says she lives in the zika zone of wynwood where the insecticide naled was used for weeks in early august. >> my tongue for hours felt so tight and shaky. i was about to go to the emergency room. >> reporter: and that is what these residents of miami >> in miami-dade county -- >> folks, folks. >> reporter: the miami-dade county mayor carlos jimenez who orders the spraying, told the crowd that the experts have told him that the amount of naled is harmless to humans and at reducing the mosquito population. >> we cannot pick and choose where to spray. there is a science to this. >> what about the experts? >> reporter: many people in the crowd shouted they didn't believe the science that shows
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microcephaly. >> you don't believe there is a link. the problem is that you're wrong. >> reporter: dr. christine curry is an obgyn who has delivered a baby with microcephaly and spoke directly to the crowd. >> zika is real. and while we don't understand it fully, that is not a reason to dismiss its impact. >> reporter: david begnaud, cbs news, miami beach, florida. funds to fight the zika virus have all but run out and legislation for new funding is stalled in the senate. florida congressman david jolly decided to make a point yesterday by bringing a container of mosquitoes to the house floor. >> can you imagine, colleagues, the fear and anxiety in this chamber if these hundred mosquitoes were outside of this jar and not inside this jar? members of congress would run down the hall to the physician's office to be tested. they would spray themselves before coming down here. this is the fear of floridians right here.
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mosquitoes in the container were not infected with the virus. just days after taking a knee in solidarity with colin kaepernick, soccer star megan rapinoe was prevented from repeating the move last night in washington, d.c. >> let her kneel! >> before the seattle rain washington/spirit match, the home team bumped up the national anthem, playing while both squads were still in the locker room. the team owner bill lynch derailed rapinoe's stance and said in a statement the following. speaking with a reporter from "the washington post" after the match, rapinoe did not hold back, saying it's, expletive, unbelievable. amid colin kaepernick's anthem protest, his number 7 jersey has become the top seller in the
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the 49ers quarterback jayesterd said he would donate those to charity. he will also donate the first million dollars he makes this season. coming up on the "morning news," charges in a migrant incident. you might remember this one. a camerawoman seen tripping families as they fled police faces charges. a nail biting leap caught on video. this is the "cbs morning news." absolutely ageless? night cream blackberry complex. younger looking skin can start today. absolutely ageless? from aveeno?. although just 4 foot 8, simone biles is packed with power. that's why she trusts tide pods. she knows small can be powerful. tide. number one rated. i love bread i love ice cream pizza! peanut butter -tacos!
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a southern california cliff brave and foolish. wearing a camera, he plunged without knowing if he could actually reach the water. he barely missed a rocky outcropping and suffered only a scrape on his back. he said he probably won't try it again. probably? a photographer who tripped up refuges faces punishment. fallout over donald trump's visit to mexico last week. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "wall street journal" reports that donald trump's trip
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closest adviser to the country's president. finance minister luis videgaray resigned yesterday. he helped to arrange trump's visit last week. the episode is widely seen in mexico as a humiliation. "the washington post" reports on justice ruth bader ginsburg views about the politics about filling the vacant supreme court seat. she says senate republicans are wrong to insist that president should pick a successor to justice scalia. but a vote on president obama's nominee would be pointless. national public radio reports a hungarian photographer accused of abusing migrants now faces a breach of peace charge. video from last year shows the woman tripping a syrian refuge who was carrying a child. she was fired as international outrage about the incident spread. "the new york times" reports the identities of a couple in a
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the tourist captured their embrace at sunset on the ledge at yosemite park right there. but the tourist didn't know their names. they came forward after hearing about it. now the couple are actors who had just been married in the national park. the bride said that she loved it and she had no idea how big the story had become. i saw that on facebook. >> still ahead, dolling up the new iphone. apple introduces the iphone 7. we will show you all of the new upgrades. you all of the new upgrades. an unprecedented natural outburst seems to have taken over the country. everything's all right in there? security. hi , i'm stuck in an elevator with a cow. a what ? all natural, non gmo ingredients with vitamin d and whole milk. new dannon , natural is back.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. when the company with the world's most valuable brand makes moves, techies and stock watchers alike take notice. chris martinez checked latest offerings from apple. ? sweet home alabama ? >> reporter: "the late late show" james corden helped apple's ceo tim cook and even more hype for wednesday's announcement of the iphone 7. >> it makes all of the things you do every day so much better. >> reporter: as expected, the new iphone 7 does away with the analog headphone jack in favor of its own digital connector or wireless headphones, and features more memory and faster
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back cameras, including a telelens in the high-end iphone 7 plus. >> this is the best camera made in any smartphone. >> reporter: apple's upgrades may please die-hard fans but many won't feel a temptation to run down the store to pick them up. >> i think the big threat to apple is people hold their phones longer, which we think is happening to a certain extent, and they start look at the cheaper iphones and say that is good enough. >> reporter: apple announced its which features a built-in gps chip and better water sports use. tech analysts say that wearables could be the next big moneymaker for apple which, until last year, was the biggest company in the world. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. so what did the new lineup do for apple's shares? jill wagner joins us from the new york stock exchange with today's "moneywatch." good morning. >> reporter: good morning. apple failed to wow investors.
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slightly adding about 66 cents we are share, closing at $108.36. this year, for the first time, iphone sales have slowed down and it's, in part, because carriers aren't offering as many subsidies to offset the entry level price tag of about $649. besides apple, though, tech stocks in general rose, pushing the tech heavy nasdaq to a record high for the second day in a row. the dow dropped almost 12 points. the s&p ended about where it started. the nasdaq, though, gained 8. galactic plans to resume flight tests in the, quote, near future. it crashed in october of 2014 and killing one of the pilots. it was determined that the copilot opened the ship's movable tail too early and eventually virgin galactic hopes to carry tourists to the edge of
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dos equis beer introduced the most interesting new man is from france. he speaks spanish and can split a coconut with his bare hands. he does have some pretty big shoes to fill. 77-year-old jonathan goldsmith held that title for a decade. his run ended in march. >> at 77. if he is interesting enough, maybe this could be a 40-year gig, if he is good enough. >> that coconut wowed me. >> you're impressed by the coconut bare hands thing? >> yes, i'm all about it. >> okay. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. coming up on "cbs this morning," "fortune" magazine reveals its list of the 50 most powerful women. still ahead, sailing through security. we will show you how airlines are cutting wait times for passengers as they go through checkpoints. boosters. scent the more you pour, the more scent you'll savor.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around
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long airport security lines last spring threatened to make summer travel a nightmare. but the problem eased when the government threw money and manpower at the issue. kris van cleave explains. >> reporter: it's mostly smooth sailing at airport checkpoints these days. a far cry from what was happening just a few months ago. >> these guys are not -- any more. >> reporter: in may, it looked like it was going to be a long summer. people were waiting in line for hours at some of the nation's busiest airports and causing thousands to miss their flights. the tas blamed an increase in airline travel and a shortage of security officers. >> it's terrible! look at this long line. i've never had to do this before. >> reporter: the agency responded by hiring 1300 new officers and 1800 to full-time.
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security says it worked. >> we reduced wait times this summer without compromising security. >> reporter: this summer, 92% of travelers spent an average of 15 minutes waiting to get through security. >> thank you. >> reporter: part of the reason? more people signed up for the faster precheck lanes. >> total membership in tsa precheck is now 3.5 million today, compared to about 1.6 million a year ago. >> reporter: the tsa is looking installing more automated lanes. this one in atlanta allows multiple passengers to drop off carry-on items at the same time. >> we hope to see as many as 60 by the end of this calendar year and possibly as many as a hundred by this time next year. >> reporter: that could be good news for travelers as the number of people taking flight continues to increase. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the stars of the new cbs series "mcgyver."
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a world war ii veteran received an overdue honor. elaine harmon of maryland who died last year at the age of 95 was laid to rest yesterday in america's premier military cemetery. david martin reports. congress for elaine harmon's ashes to be allowed in arlington national cemetery even though she was a member of the air force pilot service members in world war ii. >> my grandmother was one of the first to fly aircraft for the united states military. >> reporter: erin miller was proud of her grandmother's service training the men who went into combat. >> my grandmother's last wishes
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at arlington national cemetery. >> reporter: but she and the wasps did not qualify for entry into arlington cemetery, so she had to store her grandmother's ashes in a closet. it doesn't seem like a dignified resting place. >> it wasn't but what we had to do. >> reporter: a senator was the first to fly introduced a bill to allow wasps into arlington. >> the fact they were told they couldn't has them thinking this is one last slap in the face. you know, of sexism, they thought it was over and it was just this one last element of not being treated fairly. >> reporter: her bill was passed and signed into law in five months. the speed of light in politically good locked washington. i see a tattoo on your forearm there. is that the bill. >> this is the bill number, yes. >> this is pretty intense.
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meaningful and to make it right for her grandmother, that she chose to memorialize it in that way. >> reporter: the ashes were transferred by erin and her mother in an urn. only a hundred wasps are still alive. >> we wanted to make this as fast as for those who are still with us. >> reporter: a year and a half after she passed away at 95, elaine harmon was granted her last wish and with it an honor she hadn't asked for -- a flyover by world war ii vintage planes. david martin, cbs news, arlington national cemetery. well, here is a look at this morning's top story now. donald trump and hillary clinton made their case to be commander in chief during a national security forum in new york last night. trump said america's generals have been reduced to rubble by the obama administration and if he wins, he may fire some. clinton said she made a mistake in supporting the 2003 invasion of iraq. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
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trump might be the first candidate to actually make money off of his presidential run. plus, a "playboy" model faces possible charges and jail in an alleged case of body shaming. and the backlash over apple on its decision to ditch the headphone jack on the i-phone 7. that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green.
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the official plea from the former substitute accused of having an inappropriate realtionship with a corridor student. the next step for an iconic cedar rapids restaurant heavily damaged by a fire. the johnson county effort to make sure fewer people go to bed hungry. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry. barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio. let's get a check of our cbs 2

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