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from the jones day law firm overlooking the u.s. capitol, overlooking the u.s. capitol, i'm scott pelley. captioning funded by cbs it's friday, september 30th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." federal investigators look for the cause of a deadly world leaders gather for the funeral of israeli statesman shimon peres. and hurricane matthew is quickly gaining strength as it moves through the caribbean. 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. well, investigators want to
commuter train that smashed a barrier in a busy hoboken, new jersey, train station. a woman was killed by falling debris and more than a hundred people were injured. witnesses say the train was far above the terminal's 10-mile-an-hour speed limit. hena daniels is in hoboken with more on yesterday morning's crash. hena, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that woman was a 34-year-old wife and mother. now the man controlling the train is facing questions. this, as the thousands of commuters that tra of hoboken every single day will have to find a new way to work this morning. >> i have heavy structural damage. i have people trapped on the train. >> reporter: the historic hoboken terminal building remains closed to commuters this morning as federal investigators work to recover a vet recorder from the mangled new jersey transit train inside. >> the canopy of the building is on top of the controlling car. additionally, because of the age
>> reporter: witnesses say the train was traveling at a high speed when it slammed through a barrier and into the platform. >> the lights went off and people started screaming. >> reporter: in the midst of the chaos, strangers stepped in to help the injured, including this pregnant woman. >> the baby is fine, but the ceiling of the train fell on my head. >> reporter: 34-year-old fabiola bittar de kroon, a wife and they stood on the platform. >> started off with a poor day for the woman and the family no longer has her kind of scary. >> reporter: ntsb investigators are questioning the train's engineer, as they try to figure out just what went wrong. the engineer thomas gallagher who was injured in the accident but released from the hospital yesterday. the 48-year-old had close to 20 years of experience as an engineer. >> he just loves -- i should say he loves his job. just so sad. so sad. >> reporter: officials will also be looking at whether positive
prevented the incident. the automatic braking system deploys when trains run above the speed limit, but had not yet been installed on the tracks. officials will be reviewing video from cameras that are facing outside of the train. now, another accident occurred at this train station in 2011 that injured 34 people. anne-marie? >> lots of questions. hena daniels in hoboken, new jersey, thank you so much, hena. coming up on "cbs this morning," more on the investigation into the deadly train crash. president obama and former president clinton are among the dignitaries gathered in jerusalem this morning to honor the memory of shimon peres. service for the nobel prize winning leader. >> reporter: good morning. leaders from all over the world are gathered here today in jerusalem to pay their final
his life in public service. he was israeli's prime minister twice and president for seven years. president obama, former president bill clinton, israeli's prime minister benjamin netanyahu, as well as the children of shimon peres, are all delivering eulogies this morning and on the streets of jerusalem, there is a massive security operation involving around a thousand police officers to protect the presidents and prime ministers gathered here, including the palestinian leader mahmoud abbas. >> we shall negotiate with you. >> reporter: it was as israeli's foreign minister that shimon peres famously opened secret negotiations with the palestinians which led eventually to the oslo accords in 1993. the first agreement between israeli and the palestinians aimed at ending their conflict. that won peres the nobel peace prize along with israeli's prime minister menachem begin and
east. peres will be buried later today here, alongside other israeli leaders. holly williams, cbs news, jerusalem. hillary clinton says donald trump may have violated u.s. sanctions by trying to do business in cuba. clinton cited a ""newsweek" report that said a trump company paid a consultant to explore cuba deals. trump denies it. clinton also wonders why trump is so proud of not paying taxes. >> it's probably true, he hasn't paid a penny in federal taxes to actually support our military or our vets or our schools or our roads or our education systems. >> for his part, trump accused clinton of being beholden to major donors. >> everything you need to know about hillary clinton, sometimes referred to as crooked hillary, can be understood with a simple,
follow the money. "usa today" is taking a side in a presidential election for the first time in its 34-year history. its editorial this morning calls trump unfit for the office, saying from the day he declared his candidacy 15 months ago, through this week's first presidential debate, trump has demonstrated repeatedly he lacks the temperament, knowledge, steadiness and honesty that america needs from its presidents. fierce fighting is reported this morning between syrian government forces and forces north of aleppo. meanwhile secretary of state john kerry says the u.s. is on the verge of suspending talks with russia about a cease-fire. russia is helping syrian government forces that are attacking rebels in aleppo. contrary says russia doesn't seem serious about stopping the killing. >> it's one of those, you know,
have to pursue other alternatives for a period of time, barring some clearer indication by the war in parties that they are prepared to consider how to approach this more effectively. >> the group doctors without borders says more than 270 civilians have died in aleppo since last week. a leading house democrat says scandal-ridden wells fargo is too big to manage. maxine waters of california says she will introduce a bill to break up the bank. kenneth craig explains why the bank's ceo got another chilly reception yesterday on capitol hill. >> reporter: lawmakers from both sides of the aisle ripped into the wells fargo ceo about the scandal over unauthorized bank and credit card accounts. >> fraud is fraud. theft is theft. >> reporter: regulators say facing highly ambitious sales goals, bank employees opened as many as 2 million unauthorized accounts in customers' names.
the banks embattled ceo john stumpf took the hot seat thursday before the house financial services committee. >> i am fully accountable for all unethical sales practices. >> reporter: he said the bank is eliminating retail sales goals at the end of the week and and expanding review of accounts. >> did wells fargo employees steal from a million to two million other customers? yes or no. >> in some cases, they did. >> reporter: so far, the board has stripped stumpf of $41 million in compensation. on top of that, california has cut business ties with the bank and now government leaders in new york city are considering doing the same. but some lawmakers have demanded that stumpf resign. >> you can just stay to be the chairman and the ceo? is that what you want us to believe? >> reporter: more than 5,000 bank workers and branch managers have been fired for unethical practices.
a california firefighter is hospitalized this morning after suffering a leg injury while battling the lomo wildfire. the fire has destroyed eight homes and scorched more than six square miles south of san jose. some evacuation orders have been lifted, though. officials say the fire is about one-third contained but it won't be fully under control until next week. forecasters say hurricane matthew could threaten the u.s. next week. matthew strengthened overnight to a category two storm with sustained winds of near a hundred miles per hour. matthew is headed towards the central caribbean and is expected to turn northward. that would put jamaica, haiti, cuba, the dominican republic, and the bahamas in its path. coming up on the "morning news." getting ready for flu season. you know what that means. we will tell you why how health officials are urging americans to get your flu shot as soon as possible.
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in el cajon, california, police fired tear gas as dozens of angry protesters filled the streets once again. the protests are over the police killing of an unarmed black man on tuesday. his family says he suffered a mental breakdown. police arrested at least two protesters overnight. mobile emergency alerts get an upgrade. and americans are urged to get their flu shots. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the washington post" reports the cdc is worried fewer americans will get vaccinated against the flu this year. the cdc fears its recommendation earlier this year to avoid the missed version of a vaccine might lead to lower rates of vaccinations. experts found the mist wasn't as effective as the shot. the flu season gets under way in october. "the hill" reports the government overhauled the system that sends emergency alerts to your smartphone. the alerts can now be much longer, 360 characters versus just 90.
and links to maps or photos. the new system also supports alerts sent in spanish. "the new york times" reports india announced its military conducted surgical strikes on pakistani controlled kashmir. india claims it hit terrorist camps but pakistani says it did not fire small articles across it and killing two soldiers and injuring nine others. the strikes were in response to two attacks earlier this month that killed 19 indian soldiers. reports the government is seeding control of the internet's so-called address book today. a california-based nonprofit takes over responsibility for maintaining the directory that allows people to access websites by using a name, rather than a complex series of numbers. critics say it will give repressive regimes more power to interfere with internet access. the pensacola news journal
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forecast in some cities around the country. on the cbs "moneywatch," no relief yet from cable box fees. and meet the robot babysitter. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning. concerned about the a sell-off in the financial sector. the dow dropped 195 points yesterday. the s&p shed 20. the nasdaq fell by 49. the delate decision to bring an era to the cable box fees. the sec forced proposing them to offer free apps instead of requiring that people rent cable boxes. the plan would have also made it easier to view streaming content from service like netflix.
a line of limited edition and environmentally friendly ferraris costing million dollars each has already sold out. the hybrid two-seater got lots of attention at the paris auto show. ferrari is only releasing 200 models for the company's 70th anniversary. the price tag starts at $2 million! a child-sized robot, designed to keep kids company is getting some mixed reaction at a roboti this is i pal. a three foot tall robot with touch screen and can sing, dance, and play games. parents can watch and chat with their kids remotely by using a smartphone. critics say it could create attachment issues and i don't know, maybe scare your kids? >> yeah, it's a wee bit creepier. i suppose it's a step up from my go to electronic babysitter which is the ipad? yeah, you may be creating some issues with your children.
a whole new world. i remember my babysitter was the girl next door. that seems a little bit safer. >> charge by the hour instead of charged in the wall! jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still to come, mysterious deaths. relatives are searching for answers after two sisters are found dead in their room at a luxury resort in africa. last week. it's been the number 1 doctor recommended brand for 10 straight years, and it's still recommended today. use as directed i tried hard to quit smoking. but when we brought our daughter home, that was it. now i have nicoderm cq. the nicoderm cq patch with unique extended release technology helps prevent your urge to smoke all day. it's the best thing that ever happened to me. every great why needs a great how. oh, look... ...another anti-wrinkle cream in no hurry to make anything happen.
over the hoboken terminal's 10-mile-an-hour speed limit. investigators are trying to figure out just how two american sisters died at a luxury resort while vacationing in africa. the adult sisters, one from denver and the other one from chicago, were found dead last week. melissa garcia of our denver station kcnc reports. >> reporter: unopened mail is piling up outside the door of apartment 102. the tenant anne korkki won't be coming home. friend know her as annie. the 37-year-old woman from denver was found dead in a hotel bed alongside her 42-year-old sister and best friend robin. the two had spent vacationing at this 200 dollar a night resort in seychelles, an island a thousand miles off the coast of africa. as authorities there await the results of autopsy, for now how they died is a mystery. >> it's kind of shocking. >> reporter: next door neighbor kyle new annie only in passing.
we moved in last month so i didn't get to know them well, but that is just unbelievable to hear. >> reporter: according to the seychelles nation, prior to their deaths, the sisters had been drinking throughout the day. police found them unresponsive and say a preliminary examination of their bodies shows no signs of violence or aggression. authorities confiscated medications and the investigation is ongoing. answers that can't come soon enough for a devastated family. their brother told me his sisters were kind, generous and lived life to its fullest. lady gaga will headline the halftime show next february for super bowl li. you may remember this. she sang the national anthem at this year's super bowl in california. she was fantastic. on sunday, the artist will give some hints of what fans can expect from her performance.
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a heckler at the ryder cup pulled off an incredible move. david johnson of north dakota watched team europe miss a few times during practice and then shouted, "i could make the putt." one pro invited johnson on to the green and another put a hundred sunk the putt before a cheering crowd! >> i didn't think there was any way the putt was going to go in, so i was just trying to soak it in a little bit and i struck the putt way too hard but i had the break right so i got lucky! >> he'll be telling that story at the clubhouse over and over again. for the feat, he walked away with an autographed golf balls and the signed 100 dollar bill.
overdue recognition at the white house on thursday. margaret brennan reports. >> reporter: it was a stand that shocked the world. americans sprinter tommy smith and john carlos raising their black gloved fists in protest at the 1968 olympics in mexico city. smith said the moment was overwhelming. when you were raising your fist, what was going through your mind? >> get me off of the stand. the national anthem is exactly one minute and 30 secos but it seemed like an hour. >> reporter: the protest against racial inequality got them ejected from the games and banished from the olympic community for decades. >> yes, we were hated. we were vilified, but i do think because we were hated and vilified, that showed that there was something that needed changing. >> welcome to the white house! >> reporter: nearly 50 years later, the olympic medalists were welcomed back into the fold by president obama. >> we are honored to have here the legendary tommy smith and
the powerful silent protest in the 1968 games was controversial, but it woke folks up. and created greater opportunity for those that follow. >> i felt great. i sat up there and ate it all up. >> reporter: now a new generation of athletes has picked up the baton from smith, led by nfl quarterback colin kaepernick who kneels during the national anthem to protest police violence against african-americans. smith supports activist athletes and says their peaceful actions take courage. >> when you do something you really believe in, you really don't think about the cost. you just do it. >> reporter: the silent gestures are meant to speak volumes. margaret brennan, cbs news, washington. coming up on "cbs this morning," the latest on the
train crash in hoboken. we will speak with the vice chair of the ntsb. plus china's highest and longest glass bridge has reopened after a safety upgrade. we will have details. gayle talks to hollywood director ava duvernay about her documentary, "13th." that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching.