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serious injuries from a police shootout. ahmad khan rahami is accused of causing several injuries. the fbi says he's unconscious and on a breathing machine at the hospital. his wife returned to the u.s. last night from the persian gulf and is cooperating with investigators. secretary of state john kerry and his russian counterpart are set to hold more talks today to save a cease-fire in syria. kerry admitted negotiations between the u.s. and russia are at a standstill. violence exploded during a collapse of the agreement days ago. it could be the biggest hack in history. information from a half billion yahoo! accounts were stolen in a digital break in. yahoo! blames the breach on state sponsored hackers. ben tracy reports on how victims can protect themselves. >> reporter: if you've got mail from yahoo!, chances are you've been hacked.
company said it believes that information associated with at least 500 million user accounts was stolen, that includes names, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, and even security questions and answers. the company says the hack does not appear to include credit card or bank account information. >> even with the best monitoring companies don't even know they've been hacked. >> reporter: connie guyamo is editor in chief of c net news. >> just because your bank account information wasn't stoloh and my password, what could they possibly have? they have access to your group of friends, all the businesses you do business with. anything you put in e-mail, all of that stuff is vulnerable. >> reporter: yahoo! said the hack happened in late 2014 by an unidentified state sponsored actor. the company has not said when it first learned of the data breach and why it's alerting customers now but it is working with the fbi. yahoo! is the third largest e-mail provider in the country.
billion but its latest ceo, marissa meyer, is in the midst of selling the company to verizon for about 5 billion. yahoo declined our request for an interview. the company says users should immediately change their password and disabled the security questions. ben tracy, cbs news, los angeles. coming up on the morning news, political muscle. mayor kevin johnson striking back against a pie thrower. and hillary clinton shows her funny side. >> what happens if you become president? are we going to be stick with tim kaine for nine months? how does this work? >> i could send you some pamphlets that might help you understand. victoza? lowers my a1c and blood sugar
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22-year-old democratic operative. information about donors and secret service agents was also released. the fbi is taking a closer look. "the washington post" reports the start of investigations into former new york congressman anthony weiner. the news report says he exchanged suggestive messages with a 15-year-old girl. weiner said he is the victim of a hoax. a sexting episode led to his resignation from the house in 2011. "the chicago tribune" says a new anti-crime plan from the city's mayor. rahm emmanuel wants to hire more police officers and have a program to mentor at risk youth. chicago's 2015 homicide total will probably top 600 for the first time in 13 years. sacramento magazine published exclusive photos of the mayor's confrontation with a pie throwing protester. witnesses say mayor kevin johnson struck the man wednesday after being hit in the face with a pie. the man is charged with
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firefighters in southern california spent the past several days battling massive wildfires. fighting fires at ground level is risky. just this week one firefighter was killed and another injured when their water truck overturned. chris martinez shows us how crews are taking their fight to the air. >> reporter: firefighters battling california's largest wildfires call this their big gun. >> when you're out there trying to save lives and property, it's pretty intense. >> reporter: r.k. smithly is the pilot of a dc-10 passenger aircraft that's been transformed into a powerful weapon against flames. >> somebody that was very, very smart, way smarter than me, decided, let's put three tanks on a dc-10. >> reporter: together those tanks carry more than 11
than any other plane in the fleet. all three tanks can be rapidly refilled. >> 12 to 15 minutes these babies are full and we're going. >> reporter: what makes this plane unique isn't just its pay load but how it's flown making fighter style turns just 250 feet above the ground. >> you don't expect that out of an aircraft like this. >> no. we fly this in some amazingly tight spaces. >> reporter: spaces firefighters often can't reach from the nd without that air support. >> we'd see bigger fires, more rapid growth, consuming more ground resources. >> reporter: smithly knows how critical his job is. >> people on the ground are relying on us doing it right. that's what it's about right there. >> reporter: that thought is top of mind, he says, every time he makes a drop. chris martinez, cbs news, sacramento. coming up after your local
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's a here's another look at this morning's top stories. in charlotte demonstrators ignored a new city wide curfew, but police didn't try to break up peaceful protests. it's the third night of demonstrations following the shooting death of a black man by a black police officer. the family of keith scott was shown police footaf shooting yesterday. police have resisted releasing it publicly citing an ongoing investigation. and the tulsa police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man was booked and quickly bonded out of jail early this morning. betty shelby is charged with first degree manslaughter. prosecutors say she acted unreasonably when she fatally shot terence crutcher a week ago.
of police bias, but research confirms it's not just cops. >> most people are biased. according to our research, the majority of americans show some degree of unconscious negative attitudes towards minorities. >> reporter: nyu psychologist studies the science of racial bias and prejudice. in this test subjects are shown a picture of a black or white male carrying a gun or a harmless object and must make a shoot. >> you are in the role of a police officer and what's been found is that if the person who appears is black and they're holding a cell phone or soda can, people are more than likely to accidentally shoot them than if they were white. >> reporter: one study found subjects were about 30% more likely to shoot an unarmed black person than an unarmed white person. >> when we've used eye tracking in that task what we find is that the eyes always go to the person's face first and then
>> so they see their color first? >> yeah. >> they may make a biased decision based on that? >> yeah. it's automatic. happens in 1 or 200 milliseconds. >> can you be trained not to look at the face? >> we've tested that strategy in the laboratory and found it's been useful. >> in the lab focusing on the object rather than the race reduces mistaken shooting of unarmed blacks by as much as 45%. >> often times we need to make a snap decision and it can take effort and some time to overcome an automatic bias. >> reporter: one big question is how research like this in the controlled setting of a lab applies to real life situations in the field where so many unpredictable things can happen. teasing out all the factors that may contribute to a wrongful shooting is a challenge. coming up after your local news on cbs this morning, u.s. central command in tampa under investigation for allegedly distorting intelligence reports
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why residents who live in the area say the massive music festival is cramping their style. ((kirsten joyce)) >> plus... tulsa police officer betty shelby is out on bail this morning. the charges she faces after shooting and killing an unarmed suspect. ((brian loftus)) >> and... fall making it's presence felt this wekeend the cooler temperatures set to hit southern nevada on this first weekend of the season. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) we'll get to those stories in a moment but first las vegas firefighters are on the scene of a fire that broke out at the twin lakes plaza. that's near washington and rancho. these are pictures from the las vegas fire and rescue twitter page. firefighters say no one has been hurt in the 2 alarm blaze. we have a crew headed to the scene and will bring you more details in a live report throught the newscast.///