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following his capture. ((brian loftus)) > and do you sometimes hear your cellphone ringing... but it actually didn't? what doctors are calling this new condition. /// < welcome to a brighter morning, this is 8 newsnow with kirsten joyce, sherry swensk, demetria obilor and brian loftus > ((brian loftus)) > thanks for waking up with us, i'm brian loftus. ((kirsten joyce)) and i'm kirsten joyce. president obama will address the nation tonight in his final and 7th state of the union speech. ((brian loftus)) as weija jang reports.. the year's address will be unlike any the president has delivered before. in his seventh and final state of the union address tonight -- president obama will talk to the american people about the nation's challenges and opportunities ahead: josh earnest/ wh press secretary) what's critical are the kinds of decisions we make now will have a significant impact on not just
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but future generations of americans (obama) i don't think i've ever been more optimistic about a year ahead than i am right now the president is expected to highlight executive actions he plans to take to tackle gun violence without congressional approval... but the white house says he'll also also discuss issues where both parties can work together: (josh earnest/ wh press secretary) we see that there is strong bipartisan support for criminal justice reform on capitol hill. (standup: weijia jiang/ cbs news/ washington, d.c.) this year president obama has invited 23 guests to the house chamber to hear his speech, including a syrian refugee and american hero. 23-year-old spencer stone and his two friends helped take down a heavily armed gunman on a paris-bound train last year. white house staffers called him last week during his commute to work: (spencer stone/ american hero) they called me right as i pulled into my parking spot and they told me i would be sitting in the first lady's box and obviously i had a great day after that. the white house is also using social media to spread the president's message by providing a behind-the-scenes look at tonight's event on snapchat. weijia jiang cbs news washington.
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first lady michelle obama's box will be left empty.. honoring the victims of gun violence. a nevada resident will also be sitting as a guest in the first lady's box -- cindy dias.. who's a navy veteran and veterans homeless advocate. south carolina governor nikki haley will offer this year's republican response. /// let's get to sherry with a look
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sherry swensk with clear skies it is really cold outside this morning... .. heaters are likely running most of the night. we had nice sunshine yesterday and we will most of today but there are some clouds on the coast. ........ we'll get most of those tomorrow. today mostly sunny and temps in the mid 50s. ((sherry swensk)) a fight between a couple may have
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this is cell phone video of the scene provided to 8 news now. it happened on warm springs between durango and cimarron. police say a man and woman inside a white sedan may have been arguing... before when the car crossed over toward oncoming traffic.. and hit a pickup truck: ((richard bornhoeft/driver: the car has passed me. it was swerving in and out of traffic, back door was opening and closing, it ran around around whole bunch of traffic. it ran some red lights and turned off into another street.)) ((brian loftus)) the truck driver, man and woman were taken to the hospital. the man is suffering from life- threatening injuries. police are looking into whether the man was distracted and swerved... or if the move was intentional. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > the boulder city police chief resigned yesterday.. following the city's animal control scandal. the i-team confirms bill conger stepped down from his position. his resignation comes after an investigation into a former animal control official... accused of killing animals. an investigation revealed mary jo frazier illegally killed 91
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trying to find them homes. a spokesman for boulder city told us they would issue a statement on the chief's resignation... but we have not yet received it. /// ((brian loftus)) > the former clark county commissioner will be in court today for a d-u-i charge. tom collins was not present for yesterday's hearing... but his attorney did ask for an extra day to confirm that he will represent him. the "cowboy commissioner" was arrested a month ago.. while leaving the national finals rodeo at the thomas and mack. collins resigned from the commission back in august.. citing family matters. he later announced he plans to next year. /// ((brian loftus)) > forget about putting up posters to find your lost pet... because now they can be found with an app. ((kirsten joyce)) what type of technology it uses to help find find your lost dog. ((brian loftus)) and your apple device is getting a new screen color when you're heading to bed. why it will help you fall asleep faster.
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((kirsten joyce)) > we're getting a first look at incredible video of a violent raid... el chapo. right now, federal authorities to the u-s. don champion has the latest. newly released mexican government video shows joaquin "el chapo" guzman did not go down without a fight. dubbed "operation black swan"- the violent raid last friday ended guzman's six-month stint
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for a wealthy drug kingpin- he truly lived like a man on the run. monday, the media toured the now bullet hole riddled hideout where he was found. from the filthy kitchen... to the drab bedroom, guzman wasn't living lavishly. five of his men were killed in the shootout, but guzman managed to escape through intricate tunnels. a tip eventually led to his arrest in a stolen car. guzman is now being held at the same prison he escaped from in july. (juan miguel edmonson/former interpol special prosecutor ) " there's more than all the eyes of the world put on him authorities say a secret rolling stone interview between the drug lord and actor sean penn led them to guzman. the meeting was set up by mexican actress kate del castillo. (courtesy: el universal mexico) mexican intelligence photos penn and castillo arriving at a mexican airport in october and greeting the man who ferried them to guzman. in emails to the associated
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over his interview. don champion, cbs news. ((kirsten joyce)) guzman's extradition to the u-s could take months. el chapo faces murder and drug- trafficking charges in at least six states. /// ((brian loftus)) > a 22-year-old is under arrest and charged in the murder of his father... in their henderson home. police have daron clanton in custody at the henderson detention center. he's accused of shooting and killing his father after a fight broke out. police responded to a domestic incident near whitney ranch and plane sight avenue. after their initial investigation.. police were able to obtain a warrant to re- enter the home to look for evidence. a neighbor later told us there weren't any unusual signs surrounding the family: ((maggie carrillo - neighbor: "i've been here 15 years and i've never seen anything myself as far as first hand or heard of anything going on." )) ((brian loftus)) henderson police say they have not been called to the house for any domestic issues in the past. the coroner has not yet released the name of the victim. 8 news now has checked that the
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clanton and maria f. clanton. records show they've owned the home since 1993. this is henderson's first homicide investigation of the year. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > lamar odom will not face drug charges for his overdose in a nevada brothel. the nye county district attorney says there isn't enough evidence to prove.. that the n-b-a and reality t-v star used cocaine during his visit. odom was found unconscious at the love ranch brothel in crystal back in october... and was later taken to a las vegas hospital. /// ((kirsten joyce)) > some of you might see patches of ice on your cars this morning. ((brian loftus)) but it's not even close to what this driver has to deal with! the viral photo that has social media talking up a storm.
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((brian loftus)) > today marks the 6th anniversary of the deadly earthquake that hit haiti in 2010. ((kirsten joyce)) the magnitude seven earthquake had several strong aftershocks. it was centered 15 miles southwest of the haitian capital, port- au-prince. some sources say up to 316- thousand people died... but estimates of the death toll still vary. another 300- thousand were hurt.... one-point-5 million were displaced... and more than 60-thousand were still homeless last spring. /// ((sherry swensk)) > if you're thinking of ever visiting buffalo, new york... here's a fair warning -- don't park your car near a lake during the winter. check out what a driver is now
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thanks to the lake effect snow. the entire car is covered in inches of ice! it's parked right is covered in inches of ice! it's parked right by a barrier, looking over lake erie. the winds and waves were too much for the car... and the freezing temperatures froze it into a solid brick of ice. /// let's get to sherry with a look
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sherry swensk wide shot looking across the cold city this morning... with those clear skies overnight temps are dropping to the mid 30s and below freezing. ............... we should stay mostly clear for the day... but see some high clouds here and there. .......... a mild, but not quite up to normal pattern is set up for us this week with a better chance for clouds and maybe some mountain showers later in the week. a warmer holiday weekend. ((sherry swensk))
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with demetria!>
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the county got started on the buildout of the northwest beltway last year. i'd expect to see a lot more construction later this year. this project will replace the signals at ann road and lone mountain road with interchanges. you're still seeing cones along the north beltway. you're looking at 215 near aliante.. < > < > > that's a look at the roads...
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((brian loftus)) > how many > how many times does this happen to you... where you think you hear your cellphone ringing... but you realize you were only imaging it? ((kirsten joyce)) the condition doctors have discovered.. where you're too dependent on your devices. ///
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the flu virus hits big. with aches, chills, and fever,
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and it needs a big solution: an antiviral. 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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and you haven't found them in days. but now there's a new app called "finding rover"... where it uses facial recognition to help find your lost pet. misha di-bono explains. an animal shelter is the last place you want to see your pet. but if he or she does get lost, thanks to a new app called finding rover - families have a
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smartphones to quickly find them. (daniel desousa/san diego county animal services) "finding rover is facial recognition app." here's how it works. once you download the app to your smart phone or tablet, you take a picture of your pet and it's scanned into the system. (daniel desousa/san diego county animal services) "the public can use to register their dog, and if the dog ever runs away, they can post that their dog has been lost." using facial recognition technology, the app searches through thousands of images of old and recently added pictures to try and locate your pet. this is jane. she's been in the shelter for over a week and is helping us with our demonstration. (daniel desousa/san diego county animal services) "it looks at 8 different points on the dog's face. if the dog comes into us, we take the same kind of photograph and if that dog has been reported as lost, it makes that connection." and another feature -- the app will send alerts to be on the lookout for your dog to anyone in your neighborhood who also uses finding rover. and it also works in reverse. (daniel desousa/san diego county animal services) "if you just see a dog running loose down the street, you can take picture of it and it will still post it that way as well." in fact, in the last 10 days these families have all been reunited with
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the finding rover app. (misha dibono, reporting) "so here's the best part: the app is absolutely free and it takes just minutes. the guy that developed it did it because he wanted to make sure that all these dogs would be reunited with their families." (daniel desousa/san diego county animal services) "it's amazing to see anybody get reunited with their pet. it's a member of their family. we see people break down in tears just because they have been missing this family member for a day." (reporter standup) "if the finding rover app doesn't reunite a dog with its family, they stay here until they're adopted. the good news here in san diego, we no longer euthanizes. but this app literally takes two minutes to download, and it's just another tool for families to find their lost dogs. from bonita, misha dibono." ((kirsten joyce)) > apple is adding a new feature in its next i-o-s update... where your i- phone or i-pad's screen light changes at night. it's called the "night shift" mode. apple added it based on a study...which found.. exposure to blue light from screens at night can make it difficult for you to fall asleep. night shift mode automatically shifts the colors on the display
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once it figures out when the sun has set in your location. when you use your device in the morning, the colors will go back to its regular settings. /// ((brian loftus)) > doctors discovered a new condition... where people think they're cellphone is ringing or vibrating.. when it's really not. they're calling it the "phantom vibration syndrome". a georgia institute of technology professor studied a group of students... and found 90- percent of them thought their cellphone was ringing or vibrating.. when it really wasn't: (( dr. randi smith/assoc. professor of pyschology at msu denver: "there's a fear that we're gonna miss a text somebody is trying to reach us and we're not being responsive . " "i think it's a little scary how dependent most of us have become on our devices." )) ((brian loftus)) doctor smith also says being so attached to our devices.. keeps us from engaging with other people. /// > we'll be right back......../// ((kirsten joyce))
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> it was a different sight at last night's c-c-s-d sex-ed meeting... with very few parents attending. what grades will experience the most changes in the new curriculum. ((brian loftus)) > plus.. the cars of the future will now be able to talk to one another. how the new technology will help prevent deadly accidents on the roads. ((kirsten joyce)) > and a man got away with stealing a 2- foot python from a
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