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citizen from afghanistan is a suspect in the bombings in the chelsea section of manhattan and the jersey shore this weekend. authorities say there is no indication he is part of a cell, but the investigation is ongoing. ( james o'neill/nyod) . now that we have the suspect in custody, the investigation canfocus on other aspects such as whether this individual acted alone or what his motivations may have been. brook silva braga the confrontation with rahami comes after a robot detonated a bomb in a trash can overnight in elizabeth, new jersey. near a train station there. ( brook silva-braga/cbs news, chelsea, ny) the fbi also took five people into custody during a traffic stop in brooklyn last night in connection to the explosion here in chelsea. brook silva braga the fbi combed the manhattan neighborhood collecting evidence monday. surveillance video shows people running for cover after the pressure cooker bomb exploded saturday night, 29 people were hurt. (photo) a second pressure cooker bomb was found four blocks away but did not explode. (president barack obama) we are extremely fortunate and grateful that no one was killed brook silva braga earlier on saturday a pipe bomb detonated in the jersey shore town of seaside park,
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no one was hurt in that attack. brook silva braga, for cbs news, chelsea, new york. ((kirsten joyce)) here is what some of you said about the debate over terrorism in america on our 8 newsnow facebook page. charles said: meanwhile we're processing refugees like mcdonald's hamburger right into mainstream society. heck, they even accidentally granted some refugees visa status recently who were under deportation orders! and angela said: an american of afghan decent. don't confuse that with a refugee who is fleeing terrorism in their own country. he is an americ we are raising terrorists in our own country. they're everywhere in the world. not being shipped here like most would like to believe./// ((kirsten joyce)) we are learning more about another possible terror attack at a mall in saint cloud minnesotta on saturday. nine people were stabbed... before the attacker.. dahir adan... was shot and killed by an off-duty polie officer. all nine victims survived. the f-b-i says it's not clear yet whether isis had planned saturday's attack or if the group had simply inspired adan to take action./// ((kirsten joyce)) those bombings had the
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about national security : ((hillary clinton (d) presidential nominee we know that a lot of the rhetoric we've heard from donald trump has been seized on by terrorists, in particular isis, because they are looking to make this into a war against islam rather than a war against jihadists, violent terrorists, )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> democratic presidential nominee hillary clinton characterized her opponent donald trump as not terror in new york this morning. on saturday... trump promised he will quote-- be tough and smart and vigilant in fighting terrorism: (( donald trump (r) presidential nominee: but boy we are living in a time, we better very tough, folks. we better get very, very tough. )) ((kirsten joyce)) trump has not weighed in yet this morning after the arrest of the suspect./// ((kirsten joyce)) we are your local election headquarters throughout the campaign season. you can stay on top of the presidential race.. and the local races here on channel 8.. or on las vegas now dot com./// kirsten joyce
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busy stretch of the i-15 kicks off today. the widening project will go from craig road to speedway boulevard in north las vegas... and that's where michael stevens is to tell us what we an expect.. michael... ((michael stevens)) >> kirsten... the total cost of the project is about 34-million dollars... and it's definitely going to impact those who use the speedway. that's why n-dot decided to hold their groundbreaking on the track. a number of local lead john lee who says the widening of the i-15 between craig road and speedway boulevard is just another step in the growing process for his city: ((mayor john lee // north las vegas: when you look at the volume... happen.)) ((michael stevens)) >> the project will transition ((michael stevens)) >> the project will
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the 5-miles stretch of highway from 4 to 6 lanes in both directions. listen to these numbers... n-dot says about 41-thousand cars travel this path everyday... and traffic is expected to grow 71-percent by 20-33. n-dot sa travel times and congestion. n-dot says the project will help with traffic... going to and from the speedway during major events like nascar and e-d-c. in addition to roadwork... new lighting will be installed as well as some new signs and landscaping. the project is expected to take about 18-months to complete and should wrap up in early 20-18. kirsten? ((kirsten joyce)) >> michael,
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>> kirsten, construction will take place during daytime and nighttime hours, with at least two lanes of traffic remaining open at all times in each direction during peak use hours. ((kirsten joyce)) nfl commissioner roger goodell is telling people to put on the brakes about the raiders potentially moving to las vegas. goodell says there is still a lot that needs to happen before they get to the owners voting. then 24 of the owners would h this is video of the commissioner from the owners meeting here in may. a potential stadium deal was struck last week... when an oversight committee recommended spending 750 million in hotel tax money on a stadium. but that deal still needs approval from the state legislature... before they can present anything to the owners./// ((kirsten joyce)) replenishing blood cells: (( george schwartz "so far, i'm in total remission, and i'm looking forward to a few more years." )) ((kirsten joyce)) >> cancer can kill off
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easier way to grow them and increase survival chances.. next on 8 news now, the valley's news leader. ((sherry swensk)) we're working on another hot late-summer day... temps in the 90s already. but some cloudy days and cooler changes with a couple of chances for rain are on the way. .......... so if you're in the mood for fall weather... you'll enjoy the change of seasons this week. it's all in your weather now minutes./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader with brian
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kirsten joyce and sherri swensk. this is 8 news now at noon.)) treatment of some blood cancers wipes out healthy blood cells. stem cells... which are immature cells that become various blood cells... are needed to replenish them. that used to mean surgery to collect the cells from bone marrow. but martie salt shows us that now there's an easier way.:
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and i'm looking forward to a few more years." martie salt: three years ago, the art restorer was diagnosed with multiple myeloma (my-loh-mah), a rare blood cancer. the only hope was high doses of chemotherapy to kill the bad cells, but chemo kills the healthy ones too, meaning a painful bone marrow transplant. sylvester comprehensive cancer center "we literally had to do surgeries obtaining the stem cells that regrow the blood cells after chemotherapy from the bone marrow." martie salt: doctors can now push the stem cells from the bone marrow and into the blood where they are easy to collect without an operation. george schwartz "i sat in a bed at the hospital, the clinic, and they drew blood." martie salt: the blood containing thestem cen a lab until the patient is admitted into the hospital for chemo. krishna komanduri, md "a day or two later, the previously collected stem cells are infused into the vein just like a blood transfusion."
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studies show that multiple myeloma (my-loh-mah) patients who undergo both chemo and a stem cell transplant survive longer and without symptoms. george schwartz "my youngest daughter got married and i was able to dance with her at her wedding, and now i'm looking forward to her having a baby." martie salt: schwartz is hoping to watch his grandchild grow up. i'm martie salt, reporting. ((kirsten joyce)) doctors at blood cancer centers are now doing stem cell transplants in patients up to 75 years old. in some cases, the cells are harvested from a family member or from a stem cell registry, instead of from the patient. /// a wildfire threatening an air force base. what officials at vandenberg were forced to cancel this weekend.. next at noon on the valley's news leader... ((kirsten joyce)) it's a hot start to the week.. but showers may be on the way this week. sherry will tell you when in your full forecast... ((you're watching 8
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i'm really good at war. i love war in a certain way. including with nukes, yes including with nukes. i know more about isis than the generals do, believe me. nuclear, just the power the devastation, is very important to me. i want to be unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable, unpredictable.
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danny tarkanian's carrying a lot of baggage. as a real-estate developer, tarkanian was penalized for failing to pay thousands in property taxes. tarkanian was ordered by a judge to repay $17 million in a failed development scheme. tarkanian refused to pay the money back, forcing taxpayers to bail him out, leaving us holding the bag. danny tarkanian's out for himself, not us. a wildfire at california's vandenberg air force base continues to grow today. the fire is in a canyon in santa barbara county in central california. it has now grown to about 45-hundred acres. a scheduled rocket launch at the base over the weekend had to be canceled.
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with bulldozers and aircraft./// ((sherry swensk)) high clouds are sliding up into southern nevada already as tropical moisture will make its way couple of days. ..................... temps will still be hot through the afternoon and we're looking at around 100 degrees later today. ................
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arrives thursday - it will feel like a change of seasons. ............... autumn arrives thursday morning, and that means eventually the sun will rise lower in the sky during the day. .......... fall weather follows immediately. the good news is we do have a nice break in the heat this time... with cooler 80s into the weekend. ............ check out the beautiful harvest moon shot from friday night. ... hurricane paine will send the
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and definitely clouds over the area. ................ then another cooler system from the northwest will open the door for a cool down that will last into the weekend. .............. today a hot day up near 100. then cloudy and cooler tomorrow thanks to hurricane paine. only a 20 percent chance of showers, but at least a chance. the main chances will stay south of i-15. ............. another chance of rain and thunderstorms with a colder system later in the week and
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((kirsten joyce)) aiming to end bullying. we will introduce you to a group with that goal..d bullying. and the fundraiser they have this weekend... ((you're watching 8
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((kirsten joyce)) every day.. more than 160-thousand children across the country stay home from school to avoid bullies. it can lead deep emotional scars.. putting an end to bullying is the goal of nevada pep. there is a fundraising walk this weekend. we have board member trish leavitt.. and chet buchanan, radio
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ricardo laguna..... professional bmx rider and grand marshal.. starting the race off... trish: what services does pep provide? ...... chet...... ricardo: how did you become involved with nevada pep? tell us about the event coming up on saturday, september 26th?
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woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, and congressman heck called it "a blip." narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis "a blip on the radar." that's just how out of touch joe heck is. narrator: after heck sponsored a bill giving tax breaks to big banks, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. it's clear what joe heck's priorities are, and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible
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((kirsten joyce)) what started as a joke between friends... has now become an international day. today is talk like a pirate day. the parody parody holiday began more than two decades ago by gents called ol' chumbucket and cap'n slappy. now even facebook and google are joining in. in pirate mode, facebook users have a captain's log instead of a wall ... and they don't "search," they "scour fer scallywags, ports 'n' various sundries"./// live at noon.. the valley's news leader. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter.
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congressman heck's become part of the problem in washington. heck voted to protect perks for politicians like himself, allowing congressmen to travel on private jets at taxpayer expense and voted members of congress, like himself, taxpayer-funded healthcare for life. heck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington.
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? >> bill: we really don't have time for a d the jet is waiting. >> brooke: i can't just walk away from my son. >> bill: you're back, right? i mean, you're gonna be here for a while. isn't that the case, sport? >> r.j.: that's the plan. >> bill: then you can talk about this till the cows come home. you can work through it. you can help him to understand how much we love each other after we're back. >> r.j.: mom. i'm asking you not to go. >> bill: brooke, we need to leave. everything is set for our wedding.

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