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flights are being affected by super strong winds between 40 and 50 mph. the national weather service has issued an aviation weather warning until 1:15 p.m. ............ a quick look at the wind gusts...shows 56 mph winds out west... and not nearly as strong in east valley neighborhoods - as we expected. ......... we'll check temps and see if there is any more rain coming our way in your full weather now forecast./// ((brian loftus)) > democratic candidates hillary clinton and bernie sanders are back in town. the two are taking part in a town hall meeting tonight.. at the keep memory alive center downtown. it'll be hosted by m-s-n-b-c and telemundo... and will go from 6 until 8 tonight. people with the party say it will mainly focus on issues affecting the latino population in our state. things like, immigration... health care and college education. ((( mariela hernandez director, nevada state
they're are things that really hit home -- for them so both secretary clinton and senator sanders will have the opportunity to really let them know what they stand for and where they stand on these issues in particular that i think are so important for nevadan's or for latino's in nevada . )) ((brian loftus)) both candidates will take part in several other campaign stops after the town hall. sanders has a dinner planned for tonight.. and will be hosting events in elko friday. clinton will host a rally tonight with the laborers international union.. and tomorrow.. former president bill clinton and their daughter chelsea clinton will take part in a rally at the clark county government center amphitheater./// ((brian loftus)) > donald trump is in a war of words with the pope. the republican frontrunner is lashing back at the vatican after the pope made comments about trump's plans for a wall along the mexican border. craig boswell has that - and the rest of the day's campaign news - from mt. pleasant, south carolina craig boswell pope francis is sounding off on donald trump. while flying back to the vatican from his visit to mexico, the
about trump's pledge to build a wall on the u.s./mexican border. "a person who thinks only about building walls ...and not of building bridges," he said, "is not christian." trump responded during a noontime rally. (donald trump) "for a religious leader to question a person's faith is disgraceful.//if and when vatican is attacked by isis, which as everyone knows is isis's ultimate trophy, i can promise you the pope would've only wished and prayed that donald trump would've been president." craig boswell a new cbs news national poll shows donald trump with a two- to-one advantage over ted cruz. governor nikki haley appeared at a town hall event with marco rubio after endorsing him for president wednesday. (sen. marco rubio/(r-fl) presidential candidate) "i am as conservative as anyone running in this race, but i am a conservative that can win." craig boswell john kasich was out pumping up his campaign team here in mt. pleasant, who will be delivering his message to voters one door
( gov. john kasich/(r-oh) presidential candidate) sot to come from kasich event..... south carolina's polls are set to open in less than 48 hours. craig boswell, cbs news, mt. pleasant, south carolina. ((brian loftus)) > and don't forget.. 8 news now is your local election headquarters. you can keep up to date on all the latest polls and political events both on air and online./// ((brian loftus)) > 6 people are recovering after a 4 car crash. buffalo.. just before 6-30 this morning. police say the injuries ranged from serious to minor. no word on what caused the crash... or if anyone is facing any charges. the intersection was shut down for about 3 hours./// ((brian loftus)) > the woman accused of purposefully running over people on the strip... will undergo a mental evaluation. police say lakeisha holloway drove her car onto the sidewalk in between the paris and planet hollywood hotels. holloway refused to go to court today.. and her attorneys asked for the evaluation. 1 person died..
holloway is due back in court in march fora competency hearing./// ((brian loftus)) > the man accused of attacking a police dog during a 12-hour standoff.. is behind bars on even more bail.. the judge increased tolavius timmons from 50 grand to 75 thousand dollars. he faces multiple charges.. including a felony for injuring a police animal.... as well as animal cruelty. timmons is scheduled to be in court again on march 4-th./// ((brian loftus)) > and speaking of the attack.. metro k-9 officer "nicky" is doing better.. since the attack. we were invited to see nicky.. playing with his partner... seargeant eric kerns. the 8-year-old dog has a lot of energy and is getting a lot of ((sgt. eric kerns/metro police: he's a tough dog. he's a tough dog, so fortunately, he didn't get anything vital. his eyes are still good. his ears are still good. no vital organs were struck, so we're very fortunate.)) ((brian loftus)) nicky is expected to make a full recovery./// ((brian loftus)) > a federal judge rejected former n-f-l star darren sharper's plea deal. sharper is accused of drugging
louisiana, california and arizona. the judge in new orleans said his possible nine year sentence doesn't reflect the seriousness of his alleged crimes. sharper now has until march third to decide whether or not he will withdraw his plea./// court's order. from its competitor... and why it could be quite a while.. until the issue is resolved./// > plus.. a popular cheese product is being pulled from store shelves. the ingredient.. that has many people..
> now nevada's first ((brian loftus)) > apple is getting support from google in its phone encryption battle
with the fbi. the ceo of google says apple is right to defy a judge's order to help unlock the iphone used by killers. as jeff pegues reports, cbs news has learned apple's lawyers are prepared to fight all the way to the supreme court. jeff pegues: the f-b-i is locked out of syed farook's i-phone 5c... but apple is betting its global customer base wants unbreakable encryption not a company that hands over their customers' private information. the u-s magistrate judge ordered apple to disable the i-phone's
out all of its data, if the wrong passcode is entered 10 times. apple c-e-o tim cook says they don't have the technology and that developing it would create a "backdoor" to not only that i- phone...but millions of devices. the white house defended the department of justice's request. (josh earnest) they're simply asking for something that would have an impact on this one device." jeff pegues as the war on terror and the right to privacy collide, c-net's dan ackerman says apple and the f-b-i both have "compelling yet competing interests." dan ackerman/editor, cnet: "apple is saying even if you promise you are only going to use it once it's going to get used again and again jeff pegues google c-e-o sundar pichai posted a series of tweets wednesday... siding with apple, saying "...we give law enforcement access to data based on valid legal orders..." "but that's wholly different than requiring companies to enable hacking of customer devices & data."
doesn't have the technology to do what the fbi wants. but a top industry official tells cbs news that apple could theoretically write the software to comply with the ruling. jeff pegues, cbs news, washington. ((brian loftus)) in the two months since farook and his wife killed 14 people in san bernadino terror attack, the fbi has been poring over their electronic and internet history. they've discovered evidence that the pair sympathized with isis and other islamic radical group./// ((brian loftus)) > bringing death valley to life. the picturesque scene.. drawing tourists to the tradionally empty desert. red rock skycam. and it's sure windy out there! a check on your weather in just a few minutes./// <
and barren but right now there's a rare sight happening... thousands of tall yellow wildflowers called "desert gold" are in bloom! the flowers began blooming early this year thanks to rain from el nino. the last two times an early superbloom happened was in 19-98 and 20-05. ((linda slater, national park ranger)) "for folks, who live in our general area, like the people las vegas, it only happens once a decade. so, if you never been to death valley before and you have been thinking, this is the time to come." )) ((brian loftus)) the carpet of flowers is expected to be around until march or early april./// ((brian loftus)) toss to sherry ((sherry swensk)) beautiful
clouds around... and still some showers over the mountains at the noon hour. ........ but it's the gusty winds that will remain the weather story through the afternoon. let's check wind speeds right now around town... generally 15-25 mph but you can see summerlin and nellis and even down in the south valley - those sustained winds are over 35 mph! that is why the wind advisory is in place today. ............. those winds will be dangerous on the roads... watch the shopping carts in the shopping centers today and maybe ........ peak gusts have exceeded 50 mph in the west side of town our at angel park. 47 at the north las vegas airport and 45 mph at mccarran and around 40 in many other areas. ........ air traffic is running at least an hour behind with an aviation
until after 1 p.m. ............. we've had some showers - the first wave last night brough about five hundredths of an inch before midnight.... then some light showers this morning. ...... those have pretty much ended as the rest of this storm will head to the north of us. california has received two feet of snow up at lake tahoe. ........... some nice rain for southern california... and that is desperately needed since el nino has been almost non- esixtent since december. ............ temps take a break today down to 70 degrees, but that is still above the normal 63. but it won't take long to get
> now nevada's first choice f i need new carpet. ok. i have two dogs. and a husband. house trained? husband? no, the dogs. metimes. i'd suggest stainmaster pet otect carpet. why? incredibly durable and stain resistant. that's why they call it master it's... i got it. now get free basic installation with purchase of stainmaster carpet and pad, at lowe's. one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
((brian loftus)) > the parmesan cheese sold in stores may contain more than you thought. companies use cellulose to keep it from clumping.. but it turns out some manufacturers also use large amounts of it as a filler. michelle miller visited arthur schuman's cheese - a real cheese maker who is warning consumers about fake cheeses out there. michelle miller: whether shaved on salads... or grated onto pretty much anything... americans' appetite for cheese has been heating up for the last four decades. but experts believe some of the parmesan eaten by cheeselovers isn't real cheese...and its costing them ( neal schuman / ceo arthur schuman inc cheeses) americans are probably consuming close to a hundred million pounds annually." michelle miller neal schuman says cellulose, which is made from wood pulp, is a big culprit. while 2 to 4% is acceptable within the industry...
considerably more in 2 brands it tested. essential everyday 100% grated parmesan cheese, made by jewel-osco, was actually 8.8% cellulose... while wal-mart's great value 100% grated parmesan cheese came in at 7.8%. (gfx out) ( lydia mulvaney/bloombe rg commodities reporter) you're getting ripped off. it's not what you bargained for. michelle miller wal-mart would not comment for this story, but jewel-osco told cbs it "...has pulled the essential everyday parmesan cheese from our stores as we continue to investigate the matter." to help consumers figure out which products are made of real cheese versus those that are loaded with fillers, schuman's has introduced this "true cheese" seal. they will be putting it on their products and are working to get others to adopt the seal as well. michelle miller, cbs news, fairfield, new jersey ((brian loftus)) the fda says it takes economic fraud seriously. in 2013 the agency warned a
metro is making some upgrades to it's 9-1-1 system. the lines of defense the department is using... to make sure it doesn't experience another call center failure. /// construction of a highly anticipated big blue building is coming along... in the southwest valley. we're taking a hard hat tour... of the new ikea. /// ((brian loftus)) > tonight.. raise your glass.. for national wine day. there are some health benefits
as long as its enjoyed in moderation. moderate drinkers have lower risks for liver disease, type two diabetes, heart attack, stroke and some cancers. wine can also reduce bad cholestrol or l-d-l and increase good or h-d-l cholestrol./// > that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter. have a great afternoon./// demetria obilor linda says, "every day there's water flores: i was raised by my father. my mother left my family when i was 9 years old.
this isn't just about numbers, this is about real lives. this is a system that isn't working for the everyday person. it's one of
the reasons why i decided to endorse bernie sanders. nevadans are looking for people who are willing to think big, to be bold, and to fight for everyday people. and that's exactly what bernie sanders is doing. sanders: i'm bernie sanders
>> ridge: can i ask you something? >> caroline: mm-hmm. >> ridge: why did i think it was a good idea to be away from you even for a moment? >> caroline: because you're c.e.o. of forrester and you have obligations. >> ridge: no, my obligation should be here with you, with our baby. so please, no more false alarms. >> caroline: no, no. not that that wasn't actually very scary, thinking that i was gonna deliver our baby with its father thousands of miles away from me. but luckily thomas was there to, you know, take me to the hospital, which was very nice.
>> caroline: mm-hmm. >> ridge: and everything -- everything has to take a backseat. >> caroline: clearly you've forgotten that we're throwing a cocktail party tonight for forrester's most loyal supporters. i mean, that's why we came over here, right? to check on the preparations? >> ridge: uh-huh. among other things. >> caroline: what other things? >> ridge: things that rick won't be too happy about. >> rick: you did, too! >> bridget: i did not! mom, will you please tell him? >> brooke: actually, honey, yeah, you kind of did. >> rick: see? >> bridget: wait. maya, help. they're ganging up on me. this isn't -- >> maya: eric forrester jr., you behave. bridget's your sister, and you don't get to see her that often. >> rick: and when i do, i like to take the opportunity to set the record straight. >> bridget: oh, my goodness. i never lip-synched madonna to giorgio armani when i was 7. >> maya: [ laughs ] >> rick: okay, you were 9. >> bridget: stop it. >> rick: and he was collaborating with dad for an international fashion show. giorgio came over to the house for dinner, and you, my baby sister, were the entertainment.