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will continue to provide the big picture, long-range campaign vision. but cbs news has learned the state organizations are only now developing and many lack the resources and guidance to compete in the fall. despite the corporate sounding title, new ceo bannon was once called the most dangerous political operative in america. his expertise is brass knuckled conservative advocacy which he honed at breitbart news. this june interview with trump is but one example. >> over the weekend, she would
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donald trump's former campaign chief, paul manafort is at the center of corruption scandal in ukrain. he helped a pro-russian political party secretly send $2 million to political lobbyists. written ledger showing he received thousands in cash. >> reporter: more than two years ago this independent square was in chaos, the president over thrown in the corruption investigation that followed, paul manafort's name surfaces. and ofilthss want to know why.
paul manafort. deputy prosecutor is in charge of the investigation. are you investigating paul manafort? >> we are investigating all this black ledger, including his name, paul manafort in this case. we have a lot of questions. where is this money for paid for and taxes and so on. >> reporter: the prosecutor confirmed that ham 12 times for 22 different entries are totalling $12.7 million between 2007 and 2012. manafort has denied receiving any cash payments and it's not his signature on the ledger. the ledger itself is at the anticorruption bureau. we weren't allowed to film the pages because of the ongoing
showed us a copy of one page. an october fifth, 2012, does uginated for exit polling. this is the last registered address for manafort's company here in downtown kiev. but they say it's been empty for more than two years. be right-hand man, he spent his name with yanakovic. and he's now exiled in russia. prosecutors told us it will consider bringing criminal charges against paul manafort, just like every other name on that list if they believe there's any wrong doing.
kellyanne conway described her new roll on cbs this morning. >> are you going to be doing in terms of the organization, each state or managing the candidate? >> a little bit of beth. i think it's important to make sure our infrafructure is sound and that includes our data operation, and our ground game. i'm a big believer of retail pocs fantastic retail candidate. >> when he doesn't get in front of his own message. >> we started monday with a very muscular speech about radical islamic terrorism. how to fight it, what it is, why it it matters. many feel we've been at war for 15 years against an enemy we can't see or name. a majority of americans feel that things can get better
uplifting, optimistic policy centric message directly to the american people. >> how is this not a campaign in trouble from outsiders looking in? >> i see it as a campaign expanding. because with 12 weeks left to go -- who's counting? we look at it as an expansion at a critical and busy time for the campaign. when it comes to senior level staff, more is more. broad shoulders we can get inside the door. paul manafort retains his title and paul and stephen bannon and i yesterday were together. >> but now you have three leaders, it appears. somebody has to making the call. >> i'd say it's a combination of us and donald trump has made it very clear who it is. i respect him tremendously.
the belly or biel in my throat to do what he has done, which is build a movement. >> paul manafort famously said if this campaign becomes a referendum on donald trump, it has failed. it it has been a referendum on donald trump. >> i agree with you and i made similar remarks during the democratic convention last month because i noticed the democrats -- when hillary clinton and her supporters are asked tell uha to do about obama care? they talk about donald trump. so, hillary clinton wants to talk about donald trump. we want to talk directly to the american people. that's the difference. >> and you want to talk to women in particular. you were talking about having a good messaging week. donald trump said "she lacks the physical stamina to take on isis and all the many adversaries we face.
how do you get him to stop saying things like that? >> the fact is -- >> that would alienate a lot of people. >> you just showed something i find to be unbecoming for somebody who wants to be commander and chief. she said well, they can get him to read words from a teleprompter. there's not aing isingle unins american who gets health care because of this nastiness. the way to speako all americans is through issues. we have to get away from this content-free campaign. how do they protect that? >> but you're confident you can keep your candidate on message? because it's that exact problem which has complicated what you say you want to redirect it to. >> i'm glad that he relishes
rally when he's able to interact with the individuals and what you don't see is the meetings with fam aelgilies and other fo. so, i'm confident he can stay on message and it has to be about substance and issues. i'd rather lose a campaign where we put it on the table substntively. than winning it on style. if this is about go back to "the apprentice." i think it also needs to be about facts and figures. >> speaking of facts and figures. he's received an intelligence report. did he believe it? >> i can't disclose it. i can say he took it very seriously. >> you can't disclose whether he believed it or not? >> no, about the details.
report that the cia prepared for him? >> yes, when you say believe, he is certainly taking it seriously. nobody looks at something that complicated in one sitting. >> so, he's not saying i'm not believing what they're reporting because they don't know what they're doing? >> no, he didn't say that in my presence before or after the briefing. and we sat at a round table with congressman, generals and other national security experts. it was a very, very great conversation and i would call it very interactive. his questions are one of somebody who wants to be commander and chief and wants to do well by our armed forces, our allies abroad and i was happy to sit in that round table because
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blocks. >> reporter: the olympics often look like an endless sprint to the finish. a blur of non-stop action. but that can also look like this. a singular moment frozen in time. a full story in one frame. >> an image is going to last a lot longer. it imprints itself in your mind and when something stands out because it's different, spectacular, you remember this photo. >> reporter: he's been creating these photos for the last 12 olympic games. he's now deputy director of photography for the associated pres with a team of 61 photographers in rio. their work is used by news outlets around the world. >> we're sending on average 3,500 photos from these olympics. >> 3,500 --
photos. >> i can barely keep up looking at all of them. >> reporter: what are you looking for? this is david goldman's third olympics. >> i'm seeing this woman walking with a flag, holding it up. this is a nice graphic element. i might run underneath and shoot with a wide angle and her arm stretched out. got the rings and focus on the shadow. the amount of rings and torches i have shot probably number in the hundreds and thousands. >> reporter: do these olympic rings haunt you? >> yeah. they do. i go to bed sometimes with not visions of sheep, i'm counting rings. >> reporter: but now they have some help in getting those extra special shots in hard to reach places. >> these cameras are put into positions where photographers can't be. there's no physical way for them
eight robotic cameras and dozens of remotely controlled ones in every corner of the olympic venues. they're in the rafters and sunk in the pool for unique underwater, underbody perspectives. it's out to the world in how many seconds? >> out to the network in two minutes from the time it's shot. >> reporter: if it captures the right moment, it may live forever. >> when you get that image, it's the greatest reward. >> reporter: these photographers sometimes find themselves capturing a moment they didn't quite expect. during the winter olympics, david goldman was in a vip room with russian president vladimir putin. he took this picture of him checking his nails at the same time one of the snowflakes did
the longest aircraft in the world has taken its maiden voyage. >> reporter: on an air field just north of london, the world's longest aircraft spreads its tiny wings and takes to the sky. measuring in around the width an the airlander 10 is not what you'd call conventional. up close, it looks even stranger. >> this is the flight deck. >> reporter: but chief test pilot, david burns, who was at the controls for the maiden flight, says you need to look beyond the shape of the hull, which has been the but of some jokes, to appreciate the very modern flying machine.
home coming in here. >> reporter: the helium filled airlander taking the shape and lift benefits of a blimp and combining them with the maneuverability of a helicopter and a cargo capacity of a small cargo plane. and they claim the air kraccraf super efficient. >> essentially the engines of four suv's propel this thing. >> reporter: that's not it can't compete with planes or helicopters when it comes to speed. how fast can you go? >> top speed, 65 knots, about 73 miles per hour. >> reporter: spokesman cris hri daniels say it can be used to deliver humanitarian aid. >> it can land on desert, ice, you name it. >> reporter: it doesn't need an
ground like other air ships. the u.s. army is whom it was originally developed, before the was drawn because of budget cuts and troop draw downs. this allowed them to developing the aircraft for civilian usess. >> we can riddle that hull with bullets. the helium is under such low pressure that it would graly seep out. we are one of the safest forms of transport. >> reporter: there's already competition in the industry. lockheed martin is developing its own model. >> i think it's good for the industry. the market is plenty big enough for two people to be in there competing. >> reporter: and despite the considerable size, the sky is plenty big enough too. london. and that's the overnight
for some of you the news continues, for others, check the morning news and "cbs this morning." medaling with the truth. ryan lochte and three other olympic swimmers are being accused of lying about the story of and florida reports two more cases apparently spread by local mosquitos. the chicago police superintendent wants seven officers fired. accusing them of a cover up in the fatal shooting of a black teenager. and maybe this child can get the world's attention. he's the new face of syria's civil war.
news. >> the swimmer's story just d didn't hold water. police in brazil say ryan lochte and three other swirmz made up the story of being robbed at gunpoint last week in rio. so, what tdid happen? >> reporter: the security camera footage shows the four american swimmers at disappearing down a hallway towards the bathroom. they're stopped by a security guard. you can see them raising their arms and sitting on the ground. rio police accusing the americans of vandalizing the bathroom, arguing with a security guard and leaving $50 to pay for the damage. it is a dramatically different story than the one ryan lochte
said the four swimmers had been robbed at gunpoint by men posing as police. rio police say the security guard did point a gun at lochte but only because he was irattic and aggressive. this afternoon, gunner bentz and jack conger their flights. lo lochte left brazil before authorities could stop him. rio's chief of civil police say the u.s. swimmers owe the entire city an apology because the only thing they were honest about was that they were drunk. and the rio olympic organizing committee said no apology is
they had fun, they made a mistake. it's part of life. life goes on. let's go. >> reporter: we've tried contacting ryan lochte and his attorney several times. they have not yet responded. as for the three swimmers in brazil, it's possible they could be charged with falsely reporting a crime. >> ben, thank you very much. east of los angeles, more than 1500 facing walls of fire 80 feet tall. hot dry gusts are whipping up fire tornados across brush, brittle from drought. it's not known how many homes in san bernardino county were torched. but more than 80,000 people have fled their neighborhoods. carter evans is there. >> reporter: the air assault on the most stubborn part of the fire is relentless. drop after drop.
even tidy embers could be catastrophic. you're looking at the head of the fire right now and firefighters want to keep it on the hill moving this direction. what they don't want it to do is jump across the road. >> as we get the winds, that has the potential to spread embers. >> reporter: he says the fire he's seen has been extraordinary. >> spotting ahead of itself by 3 and 400 feet. re tornado. as firefighters, we read about, we train about but to actually see it was truly amazing. >> reporter: as the blue cut fire roared through desert towns, civilians fleed. flores is still looking for his horse. >> a home can be replaced. but not human life or an animal that you love.
returned. trucks are once again rolling on interstate 15, costing up to a million dollars a day in economic losses and rail traffic is also moving again. among the homes and buildings burned to the ground, the summit restaurant, an icon along route 66. >> we've been through a lot of storms and car accidents coming through restaurant, but this time we didn't make it. >> reporter: a lot of history here wayne once dined where i'm standing and the wind is beginning to pick up again. those hazardous red flag conditions expected to continue into the night. >> carter, thank you very much. today southern louisiana saw more thunderstorms. three inches of rain swamped baton rouge overnight just as neighborhoods were beginning to dry out from historic floods
omar is covering the flood zone. >> reporter: the emotions came flooding back when janice hairline saw the damage that two 1/2 feet of water did to her home. >> i have a 15 foot deep canal behind my house and it was dry the day before. >> reporter: she has insurance to cover flood damage and the contents of her home but says it's still not enough. >> we're going through the walls and >> reporter: 17,000 residents have submitted insurance claims in louisiana. but only 20% have flood insurance. so far, more than 80,000 residents have registered with fema for the natural disaster assistance. the maximum amount given is $32,000. thousands of louisianaens cannot go home yet. flood waters keeping them from their home.
into a shelter. >> this is really about making sure people are taken care of and that they're going to be able to have a roof over their heads and have that kind of comfort. >> reporter: more than 4,000 are still in shelters because they can't get to their homes because of the water or don't have a home to go back to. 1900 fema workers are on the ground in louisiana and more are on the way. >> omar, thank
today health officials in florida said two more people have been infected with zika virus. that makes 35 now infected by local mosquitos. crews have been saturating the so-called zika zone with the virus that causes severe birth defects. today donald trump took his campaign to a battleground state he cannot afford to lose. >> reporter: donald trump sought to burnish his law and order credentials where he said his campaign is in good shape. >> they have good numbers, they
carolina. >> reporter: the latest public survey show that he is lagging in a state which has voted for a democrat in a presidential election precisely once in 40 years. and while party officials in some states have complained about a lack of resources to mount a challenge, the north carolina trump campaign said in a statement, we will have all the staff and resources needed to win here. north carolina is the latest in a series of hugely important states last two weeks, including virginia, wisconsin, pennsylvania, florida and ohio, all currently uphill battles for trump. >> it's time for rule by the people, not rule by the special interests. >> reporter: it's a daunting political predicament with 82 days to go and one that gave rise to his latest campaign
kellyanne is his new campaign manager. >> when it comes to personnel and senior level staff, more and more. >> reporter: now starting tomorrow, scott, the trump campaign will begin airing their first political ads of the general election. over the next 10 days, ads will be running in florida, ohio, pennsylvania, virginia, as well as here in north carolina. >> clinton's already been running ads for thank very much. today for the first time the state department acknowledged there was a link between a $400 million cash payment to iran and the release of four american prisoners. republicans call that ransom. but the administration denies it. margaret brennan, our state department correspondent is with us here tonight. >> they admit they held on to the cash until it was clear that the prisoners had left iran.
this was ransom because the money was owed to iran as part of a failed arms deal 35 years ago. what we know is that money loaded with swiss franks and euros took off at the same time that a plane carrying the prisoners departed teheran. the planes cris crossed in the sky. they admitted to the link because they said they wanted maximum leverage, fearing iran would reneg. and they say that's state sponsorism of terror. and they accuse president obama of lying. >> and all this was a side deal to the nuclear deal as well. thank you very much. now, have a look at this boy. for the four years he has been on this earth he has known nothing but war. he has become the new face of syria's civil war, which has claimed the lives of more than
children. here's holly williams. >> reporter: for a 4-year-old who just survived an air strike, you may think that he seems unnaturally calm. but in the numbing violence of aleppo there is no child hood. he had only minor head injuries and his brother, two sisters and parents -- many other have been killed and maimed. the syrian regime and its backers try to pull back control of the city. this little boy was pulled from the rubble two days ago. god is great shouted his rescuers. but the truth is aleppo is god forsaken. this video appeared to show a boy who's just lost his brother in an air strike.
cries. another child robbed of his innocence. united states is trying to avoid being drawn deeper into this conflict. in the meantime, the syrian regime is bombing its own people with near impunity. they've even targeted hospitals. this security camera video shows a strike on omar's hospital in aleppo last month. last week, 15 syrian doctors still working in rebel-held aleppo wrote a letter to president obama telling him about four new born babies who they said were suffocated to death after a blast cut the oxygen supply to their inccue baiters. they also demanded america do more to stop the carnage, but at
is struggling to negotiate even a three hour ceasefire in aleppo to deliver humanitarian aid. >> holly, thank you. coming up, seven chicago police officers could be fired for an alleged cover up and some breyers peanut butter gelato, rich chocolate sauce. peanut butter cups. tonight is perfect. can someone read me another story? daddd? mmm coming breyers gelato indulgences it's way beyond ice cream. these days. you are buying finish these days. i got a new dishwasher and they recommend finish. really? you should try it. unlike cascade gel, finish has active cleaning enzymes. its unique powerball takes on anything.
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police officers face firing for allegedly covering up the truth. in the shooting of a black teenager. here's don dahler. >> reporter: today, officer jason van dyke was back in court on the same day eddie johnson said seven other officers should be fired. mainly because they falsified their police reports. in an email to the department, it . >> reporter: chicago's inspector general determined the officers did not tell the truth about mcdonald's death. it stated he made a threatening move towards the officer before
but police dash cam video released under intense public pressure over a year later showed mcdonald was moving away from the officers when van dyke opened fire and continued firing even as the young man lay on the ground. that ignited pro-longed protest its and a u.s. justice department investigation into community activist. >> nothing would have happened with these individuals who clearly lied about what encounter happened that evening. then i don't think he would have had any chance of rebuilding trust in the community. >> reporter: the superintendent can recommend firing but they must first go through a review board. three additional officers were recommended for firing and two
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>> april ross is her beach volleyball partner. does she need an action figure? >> she is literally a super hero. >> reporter: kerri walsh jennings has a nickname, six feet of sunshine. she's quickly become one of the superstars of this olympics. >> make no mistake, no one wants to win more than her. >> reporter: friends point to her strejtnd oldest winner in beach volleyball history. but as jennings has always said her biggest job might be mom to her three children ages seven and under. >> hi, mommy. >> say love you, miss you. >> reporter: in the london games, she was five weeks pregnant with her yungest as she became arguably one of the most dominant u.s. athletes ever. and she said being a mom came in
>> i've been working this whole year to be a morning person and it's so hard. it's not who i am. i'm a mommy. if you wake me up at 4:00 in the morning, i'm ready to play. >> reporter: and this week she lost to host country brazil. after the match, jennings refused to speculate whether this would be her last. "i focus on the present" she said, "that's where my joy is." cbs news. and news" for this friday. for some of you the news continues. for others, check back later for the morning news and of course "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city.
captioning funded by cbs it's friday, august 19th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." american swimmers are facing possible charges in brazil this morning, caught lying about overnight, u.s. olympic officials blast ryan lochte and his teammate. and new surveillance video shows what really happened in rio. believe it or not, i regret it. >> donald trump's change of heart. he expressed regret at a rally but stopped short of apologizing to anyone in particular. there are two new cases of zika in miami-dade county this morning. the mayor of miami beach won't confirm the virus has spread to
mosquito on miami beach, that's for sure. and like lightning. usain bolt makes it three straight gold medals, bringing his individual olympic run to an end, or so he says. 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, four american olympic gold medalists could be charged robbery that police say they made up. the ceo of the u.s. olympic committee released this statement. on behalf of the united states olympic committee, we apologized to our host in rio and the people of brazil for this distracting ordeal in the midst of what should rightly be a celebration of excellence. jamie yuccas reports from rio de janeiro. >> reporter: american swimmer jamie feigen testified before a
overnight, as teammates gunnar bentz and jack conger made their way back to the u.s. under a cloud of suspicion. >> any message for the brazilians from the americans? >> reporter: bentz and conger were detained in the country wednesday, as part of the ongoing investigation into claims they, along with feigen and ryan lochte, were robbed at gun point in the city last sunday. >> they pulled us over and they pulled out their guns. they told the other swimmers to get down on the ground. >> reporter: brazilian officials say this surveillance video proves that's not true. they say it shows the swimmers being confronted by armed security after vandalizing a gas station. a statement by the u.s. olympic committee thursday appeared to agree with the brazilian account, saying security, quote, demanded the athletes provide a monetary payment and once paid, they were allowed to leave. lochte's former coach said the swimmers could now face serious sanction that could hurt their career. >> united states swimming always takes a pretty strict stand if
so i would suspect there would be some kind of suspension involved. >> reporter: lochte, who is already back in the u.s., is so far sticking to his story. u.s. swimming officials are investigating the matter and will decide if there will be any consequences for the athletes. jamie yuccas, cbs news, rio de janeiro. to the race for the white house now. a rare display of regret by donald trump. the republican presidential candidate publicly admitted he said the wrong things in the past. meanwhile, hillary clinton's charitable family foundation is un craig boswell is following their campaigns. >> reporter: donald trump made an admission to a crowd in charlotte, north carolina, thursday night. >> sometimes in the heat of debate, and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don't choose the right words or you say the wrong thing. i have done that and, believe it or not i regret it.
scrutiny after a staff shake-up diminished his responsibilities. the associated press says it obtained e-mails that reveal paul manafort worked a covert operation to sway american public opinion in favor of the pro russian ukraine government between 2012 and 2014. some major changes are coming for hillary clinton's family foundation. persistent questions about the level of influence foundation donors had while clinton were secretary of state have followed her on the campaign trail. form p announced thursday he is resigning from the board and that the foundation will no longer accept corporate and foreign donations if his wife is elected president. the democratic nominee talked law and order during a meeting with law enforcement leader in new york. >> we have to be clear-eyed about the challenges we face. we have to work together to bridge our divides, not stoke even more divisiveness. >> reporter: she acknowledged that it will be a difficult task
and communities. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. the state department now admits there was a leak between a 400 million dollar catch payment to iran and the release of four american prisoners in january. the administration says it held on to the cash until it was certain that the prisoners had left iran. officials defend the move and deny the money was ransom. >> we, of course, maintain maximum leverage until after american citizens were released, that was our top priority. >> administration officials said they needed an assurance that iran would not renege. some republicans say it undermine america's longstanding opposition to ransom payments. fire conditions are so extreme in california, officials can't get an accurate count of how many buildings have burned, but they say more than 34,000 remain at risk.
through 35,000 acres and this morning, it is 22% contained. chris martinez has our report. >> reporter: there are signs fire crews are making progress to contain the blue cut fire east of los angeles. the wildfire forced tens of thousands to evacuate since it erupted tuesday morning. but now some of the evacuation orders have been lifted. interstate 15, which links los reopened. some, like josh owens and reagan irwin, who live in the community of wrightwood defied evacuation orders. >> we are packed up and ready to go. >> our whole life is here. like, everything we own is in this place. >> reporter: fire crews are attacking the fire from the ground and heavily from the air, but have struggled to keep it from growing. on wednesday, flames ripped through neighborhoods in the town of phelan, destroying a number of homes. strong winds have helped spread
it ran up canyon and established itself into all of these canyons and carried this fire into a bunch of different >> reporter: more than 1,500 firefighters are battling this fire that is burning in an area larger than san francisco. many residents are uncertain what they will find when they return home. >> i don't want to have to start over again with nothing. nothing. >> reporter: california's governor has declared a state of emergency. chris martinez, cbs news, wrightwood, california. today, donald trump is in louisiana to tour the destruction from histoc flooding in that state. at least 13 people have died in the flooding that has damaged some 40,000 homes. there is more rain on the way today and flood alerts continue to stretch across southern louisiana. omar villafranca reports. >> what can you do? you just have to keep going. >> reporter: the emotions came flooding back when janice harold saw the damage that two and a half feet of water did to her