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islam or the teaching of islam has a anything to do with what you have seen on that screen. that is abhorrent, it's terrible and it does not represent the religion in any way shape or form or any of its teachings. this is a criminal with a stolen gun who tried to kill one of our officers. it has nothing to do with being a muslim or following the muslim faith. )) ((brian loftus)) a law enforcement source told c- b-s news the suspect was dressed in muslim clothes when he waived a police cruiser down late last night... when the cruiser pulled over, that is when he opened fire. hartnett fired back and did hit the suspect at least once./// ((brian loftus)) > today marks five years since the deadly shooting at a tucson arizona grocery store. police believe congresswoman gabbie giffords was the target. she was severely injured, but did not die. 22-year-old jared lee loughner was convicted of the shooting. now serving life in prison. in all.. 6 people died./// ((brian loftus)) > a man behind bars.. accused of attempted murder.. is facing new charges.
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subway and shot the owner last summer. in november.. police say.. he tried to hire a hitman to kill a witness. so she wouldn't testify against him. a confidential informant told police.. and an undercover officer met with ware.. to discuss taking the woman out. ware now facing an additional charge for solitication to murder a witness./// ((brian loftus)) > the trial of a former pastor accused of sexually assaulting teenage girls is underway today. prosecutors say 59 year old otis holland could take the stand in his own defense. he says he counseled the girls and talked to them about sex, but never sexually assaulted them. yesterday two girls took the stand, testifying they were teens when holland sexually assaulted them during counseling sessions. we will have the latest on later broadcasts./// ((brian loftus)) > as democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton is trying to move past the controversy over her use of personal email during her time as secretary of state... batches of those emails continue to be released...
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the fight to get all the emails has been a long on.. and as craig boswell tells us, it's not over yet. the state department released another 23-hundred pages of emails from hillary clintons private email account she used during her time as secretary of state. the government says portions of 66 emails were upgraded to classified status. one of them is now considered "secret". clinton, the front runner for the democratic presidential nomination, says she did not send or receive classified material on her personal account. the state department says none of the emails now considered classified were labeled that way at the time. one back-and-forth between clinton and her state department advisor jake sullivan appears to reference sending secure information through less- secure means. (gfx) sullivan, 8:17am: "they say they've had issues sending secure fax. they're working on it." hrc, 8:21am: "if they can't, turn into nonpaper w no identifying heading and send nonsecure." (standup bridge:) the state department made the emails public very early friday morning but about a week after a court-ordered date.
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82 percent mark for total number of pages of documents released, which was the goal set for last week." republican national committee chair reince priebus questioned the timing of the emails, saying.... "...releases in the middle of the night and on holidays are an obvious attempt to hide the truth." the state department maintains it will meet the court- ordered schedule to release the entire 55-thousand pages. craig boswell cbs news the state department. ((brian loftus)) this new release of brings the total pages of email released to more than 43-thousand./// ((brian loftus)) > the mother of the so-called affluenza teen is reportedly complaining about the conditions in her jail cell. tonya couch was arrested after being accused of helping her son escape by going to mexico. ethan couch is accused of fleeing prosecution afer breaking parole. tonya made her initial court appearance today.. where the sheriff told her quote "it's jail, not a resort." ((brian loftus)) > great news for the rebel football family... former unlv quarterback randall cunningham is being inducted into the college football hall
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cunningham is certainly the most accomplished unlv football player. unlv has retired his number. the gunslinger is the third ncaa quarterback behind doug flutie and john elway to pass for more then 25-hundred yards in three straight seasons. drafted in the third round of the 1985 draft, he played 17 years in the league. something that people might not know about randall, he was also an all- american punter./// ((brian loftus)) > you have until tomorrow to get your powerball tickets. the jackpot is now up to 800 million dollars. the largest ever in u-s history! that's a 496 million dollar cash prize. if you want tickets.. you'll have to drive to state line./// a new procedure is giving hope to brain tumor patients ((doctor: "now we can give ourselves real information in the operating room and make sure we provide the best surgery for patients." )) the story next, on medical breakthroughs ((sherry swensk)) more sunshine today as we take a break between storms... but the rain is not over.
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showers and mountain snow comes this weekend. we'll take a look in your full
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< > now nevada's first choice for news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((brian loftus)) brain surgery is incredibly tricky.. and even the best brain surgeons can make mistakes when removing a tumor. patients may have complications like nerve damage and hearing loss.. or worse. today, paula francis shows us how new cutting edge technology is guiding neurosurgeons in the operating room. (( )) < (drums) ( ((paula francis)) steve mores (rhymes with smores) loves beating away at the drums. (drumming) ((paula francis)) he's been playing with the band "prairie surfers" for nearly 20 years. ((paula francis)) but steve's gig was nearly up two years ago. it started with a toothache and numbness, then. steve mores ".headaches, very bad nausea. so, pretty much sick every day." ((paula francis)) he lost 30 pounds. and was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor. radiation was supposed to shrink it, but the tumor grew.
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hearing was getting bad because i was a drummer. it was getting bad because the tumor was pushing against those nerves in my ear." ((paula francis)) that's when steve turned to neurosurgeon orin bloch (block) for surgery. orin bloch "if you try to take out too much tumor, close to a critical structure, a patient can get hurt." ((paula francis)) now, new adaptive hybrid surgery is helping patients like steve. orin bloch "we can use a computer system with a patient's preoperative mri scan as a gps while we are the doing surgery." ((paula francis)) and through 3-d imaging, minimizing the amount they remove. decisions can be made during surgery to use radiation to control what's left. orin bloch "this is hopefully going to revolutionize the way we treat these kinds of tumors." ((paula francis)) steve felt the difference immediately. steve mores "literally the next day 95 percent of my symptoms were gone." (drumming) and now he's back to drumming away. -------------------------------- ------------------ ((paula francis)) >the new adaptive hybrid surgery is only being used on patients with benign brain tumors, but could soon be used to treat malignant brain tumors as well.
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or call 702-792-8888. tell me you want the report, "-hybrid surgery -" and be sure to give your full name and address. paula francis, 8 news now.// > ((brian loftus)) > it's cool outside... and it is about to get even chillier. sherry will lay out what you can expect for your weekend plans,
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> now nevada's first choice for news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((brian loftus)) > start cleaning out the house or the garage now.. our 8 news now living green super recycling event is coming up later this month. it's taking place saturday, january 23rd in the parking lot of the thomas and mack. it runs from 8 am until 3 pm. here you can recycle all sorts of electronics....
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expired medicine, and bring paperwork that needs to be shredded. goodwill will also be collecting household items. for the full list... head over to las vegas now dot com./// ((sherry swensk)) what a beautiful day and a great way to finish the week. we've got fresh powder on the mountain and good rainfall in the rain bucket and ahead for the year! ....... with the sunshine we are moving into the 50s around the valley right now already... and we might get close to normal
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we've got some breezes around at this noon hour.... some spots have actually had gusts over 20 mph as this last storm exits and the next one knocks on the door of california. ............. our normal high is 57 and i think we'll be right there this afternoon if we can hang on to some sunshine. overnight lows will be pretty chilly and back to those upper 30s with some clearing overnight. .........
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arizona and new mexico while southern nevada and california gets a break today. but already showers are hitting the coast on the northern part of the state. ........... this system will swing to the north, but we should get at least a taste of it later tomorrow and into early sunday morning. ..... that means more snow for the mountains and maybe some rain for the valley. california has had about three
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to 4 inches of rain with mud and rock slides. .... we'll dry out a little next week, but stay cooler than normal. highs in the low 50s. be safe if you go play up on the mountain this weekend./// < ((weather toss))> ((brian loftus)) > using technology.. to help you get in shape the new help being showcased at c-e-s.. and how they'll allow you to keep your fitness resolutions.///
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> now nevada's first choice for news, this is 8newsnow at noon. ((brian loftus)) > c-e-s is filled with all kinds of new must have technology... and with so many people and companies focused on health and fitness.. it's no suprise that we are seeing new gadgets aimed at helping you stay within your fitness goals. kirk pion vice president with united healthcare and their innovation champion is here to tell us about what is on display this year. kirk... what is the newest must have gear for health and fitness on the c-e-s floor. - how have technological advancements changed today's modern health care system? - through technology, how can people become more active participants in their own health
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health care system? - tell me about the new program, solutions for caregivers, that unitedhealthca re announced yesterday at ces? - what other cool health- related innovations did you see at this year's ces? ((brian loftus))
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annoucement... who will entertain us during the big game's halftime show? we
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bowl half-time show is going to be one star- studded performance! pepsi just announced beyonce will hit the stage next month at levi's stadium in santa clara california. coldplay was the first to announce it will perform during half-time. "entertainment tonight" reports bruno mars is also expected to perform with coldplay. all three artists have previously headlined the pepsi half-time shows. you can watch super bowl 50 right here on channel 8, february 7th./// ((brian loftus)) > speaking of the super bowl... 8 news now is giving away 25- hundred dollars during our special newscast after the big game. just head to our website las vegas now dot com to enter .... click the banner at the top of the page. and while you're there, we want you to check out our newly launched super bowl page.... just click the sports tab. you'll find great information on nfl stats, past games, as well as game day recipes./// > that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. remember that 8 news now is
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>> wyatt: okay. are you sure liam didn't say "arizona?" >> steffy: no. no, no. he's in australia with ivy. >> wyatt: okay, well, he flies halfway around the world and anyone. >> steffy: no, i-i knew he was upset with me. he thinks that i caused ivy to fall down the stairs, but to ignore my text, not even have the courtesy to tell me that he's flying to sydney? >> wyatt: okay, well, maybe there's some kind of explanation for this. >> steffy: nobody forced liam on the plane. >> wyatt: what does this mean?
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