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slick as you head out. so make sure to give yourself some extra time! i'll give you a quick look at how the roads are doing this morning. ((brian loftus)) plus today is the first official day of c-e-s! and uber and lyft can help you get there. ((kirsten joyce)) how the ride-sharing companies are affecting cabs heading to the convention. /// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((kirsten joyce)) > thanks for joining us, i'm kirsten joyce. loftus. ((sherry swensk)) and i'm sherry swensk. the wet weather kept first responders pretty busy throughout the valley.. along with the fog delaying some incoming flights to mcarran. ((kirsten joyce)) some flights at mccarran saw up to 3 hour delays.. this morning... at last check with the airport.. we saw that majority of flights are on time. ((brian loftus)) metro wants to remind you to make sure to be careful when driving in the demetria in a few minutes will have a look at the roads. /// ((sherry swensk))
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having is due to an el-nino related storm coming off the coast of california. los angeles is now coping with record-setting rainfall. so far, two big storms have moved through their area. flooding has closed down roads.. causing mud and rockslides. l-a city officials distributed sandbags and set up shelters for the homeless. /// let's get to sherry with a look at today's weather.
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clouds are thick and the air is heavy this morning. there is still some very light rain around this morning. ................ high humidity and some nice rain totals since yesterday. ......... more than half an inch of rain in some northwest neighborhoods. ...... it looks like we'll take a break for a short while and then another chance of rain and snow later today and tonight. ((sherry swensk))
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< > > that's a look at the roads... back to you./// accident at i-15 and speedway in north las vegas. accident on northbound 95 off-ramp to ann road in the northwest. crash reported on decatur, south of smoke ranch. building fire reported in
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torrey pines, which is south of sahara. < > > that's a look at the roads... back to you./// ((kirsten joyce)) > ride-hailing companies are making their debut at this year's c-e-s. ((brian loftus)) organizers have designated certain areas for uber and lyft drivers to operate during the convention. karen castro takes a closer look at what this means for the cab industry. ((karen castro)) at this year's c-e-s, there are more options on how to get around. ride hailing companies are participating in the convention for the first time since hitting the road last year. ((becca ludlum - lyft rider: as
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airport, i took a lyft here and now i'm set to go take one to my hotel. karl larsen - uber rider: i can use my credit card and all my expenses go right on to the credit card with out having to use cash.)) ((karen castro)) the tech-savvy crowd at c-e-s is wasting no time requesting a ride from uber and lyft. there was a steady flow of traffic at the designated pick up and drop off locations. the cab lines were also moving quickly. but some drivers say they are taking a hit. ((sam - cab driver: this year, i think it's a little slower than last year. i think we have some competition by uber and lyft.)) ((karen castro)) the overall impact on the cab industry is unknown. however mccarran international airport keeps track of the cab acitivity during c-e-s. the numbers have show an increase over the last three years. in 20-15 the airport saw almost 19- thousand cabs on the monday before the convention started. on the same day this year, the final count was just over 13- thousand. ((sam - cab driver: i mean, even if we are slow, we defnitely do better than when they are not here.)) ((karen castro)) as the competition for ridership
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free. ((becca ludlum - lyft rider: they have signs all over '20 dollar credit')) ((karen castro)) but, unlike taxi-cabs, ride hailing companies have surge pricing during busy days. karen castro, 8 news now./// ((brian loftus)) more than 165-thousand people are expected at c- e-s 2016. organizers are also working with other transportation companies... including the monorail, which is offering discounted prices. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > faraday future's announcement at c-e- was a hint at what's to come. ((brian loftus)) i-team chief investigator george knapp sheds light on the other projects faraday future may have in the works at the apex site. ((kirsten joyce)) > and security is important when it comes to smartphones. what you can do to make sure someone isn't getting a hold of your personal data.
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((brian loftus)) > the auto world is abuzz.. now that the world has had its first glimpse of a whiz-bang auto design from faraday future. the company has plans to build a billion dollar plant in north las vegas. ((kirsten joyce)) the sleek sportscar that was unveiled by company executives was described as "an extreme tablet on wheels"... because of all of the digital features that could be included. but what the public has seen so far is a bit misleading. ((brian loftus)) george knapp of the i-team has more on the story. richard kim/faraday-head of global design: ...a showcase for what ff stands for, inside and out, the design
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a preview of our dna and our ff products to come.... the faraday future folks have a future in promotions if this car thing doesn't work out. for months, they've driven the auto world crazy guessing what their vehicles would look like, and the big reveal in front of invited guests monday night was appropriately dramatic..follo wed by...kaboom....a jaw dropping ultra powerful sports model that could jump from zero to 60 in three seconds.... and forever change the public view of electric cars. the company was inspired by more advanced modes of transportation ... richard kim: the ufo line that runs around the vehicle is a subtle design cue that this car is not quite of this world. this ufo line will be a signature design element in all future faraday products. okay, you had us at ufo. one common reaction to the new
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seen this car somewhere before? "batman".... there is more than a passing resemblance to the original batmobile, but bruce wayne never had a vehicle like this one. the most important feature is its versatility. the company plans to use this same flexible platform for every other model it plans to build at a billion dollar plant at the apex site in north las vegas. animated videos released by ff hint of designs still to come....vehicle with multiple engines....a pickup truck...a compact car...a soccer mom mini van..all with the ability to drive themselves..digi tal co- pilots...augment ed reality...and the most advanced interactive personal technology anyway. nick sampson/vice president of faraday future: we are able to change the size and shape of the vehicle to virtually anything we want. with vpa, we can easily create multiple drive configurations. for example, we can change the number motors for a particular
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or another more acceleration and horsepower, front wheel drive, rear wheel drive... north las vegas mayor john lee, who initiated the effort to lure ff to nevada, had to sign a non disclosure agreement months ago but is finally able to comment on what other techno-goodies might be coming along for the ride. john lee/mayor of north las vegas i've seen two different concept cars now. both are jaw dropping. when you see the cars, you forget what the future is going to look like, you know, how streetlights will talk to vehicles, cars talk to cars, how people will travel in a whole different fashion in the future. so the car's exciting but i think the transportation we're seeing will take place is the most exciting thing for our country. ((brian loftus)) mayor lee told us that the other prototypes he saw over the summer for the non-sports-car drivers are --quote-- "awesome". ((kirsten joyce)) governor sandoval announced that his
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create a center for the development of autonomous vehicles. one of the mottos for the faraday company is "fight ugliness". /// ((brian loftus)) > construction is coming along.. as we get closer to the opening date of the las vegas arena. ((kirsten joyce)) we'll show you a peak inside ...... ///
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sure someone doesn't steal your phone.. with the amount of information we now store on it. sharon profis gives us a few tips on keeping your phone and data safe. start by making your iphone lock sooner. you can set your passcode to be required immediately after you lock it...or in as little as 30 seconds. on your phone, head to settings...then touch id and
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here, head to require passcode, and choose from the options. another security hole is in the control center that can be accessed from the lock screen. if you lose your phone, someone can prevent you from finding it by putting the device in airplane mode. to prevent control center from being accessible from the lock screen, head to settings > control center and toggle the slider off for access on lock screen. and finally, if you haven't already, enable find my iphone. with it enabled, you can track your lost device from another ios device or your computer, and see where your iphone is on a map. in san francisco, i'm sharon profis. cnet dot com for cbs news. ((brian loftus)) > there's still time to head to the stateline for your shot at a 450-million dollar jackpot! the next powerball drawing is tonight... and lottery officials say the jackpot is rising with a surge in ticket sales. the jackpot's cash value is currently 275- point-4 million dollars.. making it the fourth largest powerball jackpot ever. ///
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at today's weather. sherry swensk cloudy skies and a little light rain leftover this morning... but it will be ending by the end of the morning commute. then we wait for the third storm
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tonight. ................ we've got high humidity after some nice rainfall yesterday. ......... more than half an inch of rain has fallen in some northwest neighborhoods. .. and the east and south valley has picked up about a quarter inch of rain and that's what we were anticipating. ...... it looks like we'll take a break for a short while and then another chance of rain and snow later today and tonight.
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a winter weather advisory has been issued to replace the winter storm warning. .............. there could also be some gusty winds later this afternoon ahead of the next system which is already bringing some more heavy rain to the california coast right now. ............... more flood warnings and watches are posted in the golden state and also winter storm warnings for heavy snow in the sierra. ............. a chance of rain lasts through friday then a cloudy weekend and finally more sun next week. ((sherry swensk))
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accident on the 95 south ramp to i-15 south in the spaghetti bowl. you can see the back-up on this camera. a lot of people are already here for ces. i'd expect to see more people flying in to attend the show today, so get to mccarran on time. < > < > > that's a look at the roads...
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((brian loftus)) > president obama will give his final state of the union address next week. when he's done, south carolina governor nikki haley will give the republican response. house speaker paul ryan and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell say.. she's one of the most popular governors in america. haley is currently the nation's youngest governor.. being just 43- years-old. tomorrow, mayor carolyn goodman will give her state of the city address. she's expected to give her speech at 5-pm.. talking about her vision and insight for 2016. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > the friend of one of the san bernardino shooters accused of conspiring and providing material support to terrorists.. will be in court this morning. enrique marquez was a friend of sayed farook. he faces two counts of making false statements when buying two rifles... one count of marriage fraud... and one count of making a false statement on immigration paperwork. authorities believe he bought rifles for farook and his wife to use during the deadly attack in san bernardino...
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dozens. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > you might be able to skip the theater... if you want to watch the latest star wars. ((brian loftus)) how you could soon watch the force awakens...from the comfort of your own home. that story and more...coming up at five oclock./// ((kirsten joyce)) > for the the flu virus hits big. with aches, chills, and fever, there's no such thing as a little flu.
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so when the flu hits, call your doctor right away and up the ante with antiviral tamiflu. prescription tamiflu is an antiviral that attacks the flu virus at its source and helps stop it from spreading in the body. tamiflu is fda approved to treat the flu in people two weeks of age and older whose flu symptoms started within the last two days. before taking tamiflu, tell your doctor if you're pregnant, nursing, have serious health conditions, or take other medicines. if you develop an allergic reaction, a severe rash, or signs of unusual behavior, stop taking tamiflu and call your doctor immediately. children and adolescents in particular may be at an increased risk of seizures, confusion, or abnormal behavior. the most common side effects are mild to moderate nausea and vomiting.
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boxers george foreman and marvin hagler have hosted in the past. a total of two-dozen athletes have led the show over the years. /// ((brian loftus)) > we're just about 3 months away before the new las vegas arena will open. we got another look inside yesterday at how construction is coming along. this is a look at the n-h-l locker room facility... from the opening, through the locker rooms.. and into the weight room. the seats in the arena are expected to be installed soon. right now, crews are putting up lighting fixtures throughout the building. the arena is set to open april 9- th. /// ((brian loftus)) > hard to believe that the super bowl is right around the corner... and you'll be able to watch it right here on c-b-s. ((kirsten joyce)) and after the big game... you have the chance to win 25- hundred dollars! all you have to do is enter by going to our 8 news now facebook page... and click on the contest tab. the winner will be announced on our newscast following super bowl 50. ///
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michael stevens is live with dinner. ((brian loftus)) > plus...c-e-s officially kicks
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