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update is at 7:26. >> you okay? i had to sneeze. >> okay bye everybody. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: email@example.com ] good morning to our viewers in the west this monday august 18 2014. welcome to cbs this morning. violence overnight in ferguson. missouri's government orders the national guard on the city streaters. >> the u.s. fire power helping beat back rebel fighters. >> and he saved d.c. twenty years ago. >> a look at your world in ninety-seconds. >> we had to act to protect lives and property. >> the governor calls in the
national guard. >> molotov cocktails were thrown at police and gunshots fired. >> the "new york times" reporting a privacy autopsy found michael brown was shot at least six times. >> kurdish forces taken iraq's mosul dam. >> do you think we're in greater danger now than 9/11. >> i do only because the threat matrix is so wide. >> perry says he was standing up for the rule of law. >> if i had to do it again i would make exactly the same decision. >> the wiki leak's founder has appeared live on television. >> hundreds of campers have been forced to flee a fast moving brush fire in southern california. >> raging really quick. >> pope francis has ended his visit to south korea.
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>> yeah that actually happened. >> and we're coming up soon. >> definitely more coming up. welcome to cbs this morning. >> good to be hear. >> as you wake up in the west the national guard is a arriving in ferguson missouri this morning to bring peace and order. [ sirens ] >> police clashed with protesters in another night of violence after a deadly shooting nine days ago. calling in the guard the first of about 80 troops are there this morning. >> ferguson postponed their fair of of school for the second time. and the a new autopsy shows the officer shot brown six times at least. >> reporter: those national guard troops have already begun to arrive in the st. louis area
and will be deployed around these streets that last night saw rubber bullets, tear gas,ss deployed on streets and nearly 700 demonstrators. >> chaos once again filled if street late sunday night as police in riot gear fired tear gas on to crowds of protesters. many were peaceful. others were more aggressive throwing makeshift barricades and looted debris from shops nearby. >> molotov cocktails were thrown. there were shootings, lootings vandalism and other acts of violence that clearly appear not to have been spontaneous on premeditated krill acts. >> the riots began shortly after multiple shootings occurred around 8:00 p.m. heightening
police presence. >> i have no alternative but to elevate the level of our response. >> just hours before the riot broke out captain ron johnson spoke as ferguson rally for the family of michael brown pledging solidarity for the community. >> you are my family you are my friends, and i am you. >> but people are growing increasingly frustrated with the investigation into brown's death. late sunday night the "new york times" revealed details of a preliminary autopsy performed on michael brown. it found heed had been shot at least 6 times including twice of the head. the final shot hit the top of his head. and did not appear to be shot from close range. also backlash over the police decision to release surveillance video of brown stealing a box of
cigars minutes before the fatal shooting. >> we didn't have any knowledge about that. i think the justice department also indicated they didn't think it should be released and i think it had an insinned area effect. >> in addition to the national guard troops being deployed we are going to hear more about this about. the brown's family have an a appearance later today and. >> the investigation will include a third autopsy. a spokesman says that exam will happen as soon as possible. federal officials say they have to step in because of the circumstances of this case. bob, good morning. >> concerns about violence and a loss of public trust pushed had justice department to take a more muscular law. federal officials are frustrated believing that local missouri place have mishandled the case. no i a full-court press by the
feds for the kind of the dispassionate fact based investigation that can produce a credible outcome accepted by all. u.s. medical examiner doing a independent autopsy to corroborate or perhaps refute the state's findings. this of course follows the federal local spat over the surveillance tape which seemed to show michael brown robbing that convenient store just before he was killed. sources tell us the fbi had urged local police not to do that arguing that releasing the tape which is evidence could inflame protesters and maybe bias the investigation. it's important to remember missouri officials remain in charge of the primary case and prosecutors there will decide whether or not to charge the police officer. but the justice department is also pushing a separate civil rights investigation examining the whole incident the response
and tight now dozens are on the streets conducting interviews and reviewing all the evidence. >> we should point out in the next half hour former prosecutor and defense lawyer is going to look at the federal investigation and the question of whose in charge of this case and what it all means. >> a major breakthrough this morning against the islamist terror group isis. recaptured had mosul dam from isis. that facility supplies electricity and water to much of iraq. charlie daget reports how american air power is playing a crucial role. >> they launched another attack to the dam just before dawn and have taken over parts but isis land mines and booby traps are throwing down their progress kurdish peshmerga have the
moezen dam and victoriryyiry in sight. drones fighter jets and bombers conducted air strikes over the course of two days. may be one of the biggest defeat defeats of the isis since the offensive began. new front lines to the capital following a the fierce battle against isis lieutenant general led forces in a counterattack against better-armed isis fighters. >> they try to control the -- if they control this mountain they could hit erbil. >> they could hit erbil from here. >> yes. >> this is as close as isis advanced to the kurdish capital of erbil. peshmerga forces took two hours to push them back but this place is still coming under mortar
attack. >> get down? >> the first mortar blew up in front of the combat outpost. two more just behind. isis fighters were zeroing in and sending a clear message, we're still here. nearby just a week ago the town of mosmor in the outskirt of the erbil was empty except for isis militants but some of it residents have begin to return. but the scars remain and so does isis not far away. >> the offensive against isis won't stop the dam. they tend to win back on areas lost to isis relying heavily on u.s. air strikes. >> in erbil northern iraq. >> and with the fighting heating up in iraq and the violence in missouri president obama is pack at the white house. he arrived with his oldest
daughter overnight. the president is interrupting his vacation after taking criticism for taking some time off during a series of crises. major garrett is at the white house and do we know what he's going to do with these two days of meetings. >> three big meetings today. iraq ferguson missouri and immigration. on iraq held confer with the hour. the white house now expects great britain canada and australia to start the offensive against forces in iraq. the contribution is unclear but air support, intelligence and arms shipments are all live options. >> yesterday the white house informed congress with a letter saying it was expanding the mission to help forces retake the dam. sabotage of the dam could hurt the offensive justifying legally
the offensive. talking with eric holder to talk about potential civil rights allegations and the shooting of the michael brown and the state and local response to the protests and sporadic looting. also meeting to discuss future actions of the executive level to levelize three to 5 million adults who entered the country illegal. and one other note we're coming from the white house briefing room this morning because there is a construction project on the north lawn. tents are being built to protect correspondents who need them whoever they might be. when the project was originally authorized no one here expected the president would interrupt his vacation. back to you. >> thank you very much. texas governor rick perry is fighting back and making no apologies after friday's grand jury indictment against him. everyone is wondering what this
new legal battle means for 2016. >> this is a political mess. about the size of texas tx and it all started when a powerful democratic disagree in austin was charged with drunk driving more than a year ago and her behavior was caught on camera. >> the video is embarrassing and criminal. it shows the most powerful disagree in texas, rosemary lehmberg drunk and abuse ias she's booked for drunk driving. >> do you know what you're doing. >> yes, ma'am. we asked you plenty of times to stop kicking the door. >> he called on hem berg to resign and ordered he would cut funding to hers of if she refused and he followed through. striking more than $11 from her bojt. that move is why he's now facing charges. he illegally tried to coerce her
to quit. it's causing the a public and legal drama for the statesman. >> no question he has constitutional veto authority over line items in the budget. but the issue here is the fact that he attached that allegedly to a threat. e tried to say to a disagree you must leave office. you must resign if you want the money. >> his government is in rehab mode fighting to regain a foothold after a poor showing two years ago. with recent visits it's an welcoming like he's thinking of another run. over the weekend perry came out swinging. >> i exercise this authority to veto funding for an office who's leadership had lost the public's confidence by acting inappropriately and unethically.
>> and it went on the offensive during a sunday talk show. >> i stood up for the rule of law in the state of texas and if i had to do it again i would make exactly the same decision. >> now perry is going to new hampshire this week. but first he's going to have to stop by the police department in austin to have his fingerprints taken and get a mug shot. two images that a man interested in running for president obviously does not want out there. >> thank you. another ebola scare in the u.s. this morning. this time it's new mexico. a 30-year-old teacher is in isolation in albuquergue. recently spent time in sere areierra lean. the hospital says there's no risk to the public. >> but a growing risk in west africa. debra pada is in johannesburg south africa tracking violence and fears surrounding the spread. debra, good morning. >> good morning.
the ebola outbreak is west africa is spiraling out of control. according to health officials who are warning. and this is largely due to dysfunctional healthcare system asks rampant fear. >> the fear and mistrust took a violent turn in liberia's capital. an angry crowd raided an ebola isolation ward in the city's largest slum. shouting ebola did not exist and was a hoax to get money by the president. the mob looted the clinic removing contaminated medical items and many fled. some have been rehospitalized those many officials remain terrified that the infection could spread. treatment centers filling up faster than they can be provided. doctor's without borders is building two new isolation p units but some say this will not
be enough. >> at this stage the outbreak is totally out of control and we need to come up with other strategies to cover the situation. >> and the situation on the ground is desperate. already the death toll well over 1 thousand and a number of cases nearly 2,000 as international organizations scared up their response. even with the added help health officials say the outbreak couldn't continue in the six months. doctors without borders say it's like war and a fear and panic spread to other nations caught up. kenya is the latest country to ban flights to all affected areas. >> thank you. pope francis is headed back to the vatican. he wrapped up a busy five day visit to south korea. including a meeting with local religious leaders. >> good morning. the pope was said to be in good spirits throughout the trip. the vatican says the major
purpose was pastoral but what i merged was more political in nature, in part due to south korea's strategic location. pope francis entered seoul's cathedral to lead a mass on forgiveness and recommend reconciliation. acknowledged those who suffered on his way to the alaltar. stopping to and speaking to a congregation, the pope urged resolving the differences between north and south. reject a mind set shaped by suspicion and competition he said. perhaps the biggest headline of the trip came sunday during his speech in some to bishops. the pope pushed forward dialogue with countries across asia that
did not have diplomatic ties with the vatican. most notably china. china, a country of 1.3 billion has estimated 12 million catholic at least half worship in underground churches. the official chinese catholic church is overseen by the communist party and in the not the vatican. the pope said the church would not come as conquerors but rather as brothers to china. >> pope francis dispatched another telegram to china's president xi jinping extending his wishes. it's significant because when pope john pall ii they didn't accept his request. >> the u.s. open starts next
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good monday morning everyone, it's 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat 689 he's what's happening around the bay area right now. firefighters battled a three alarm warehouse fire on san leandro street in east oakland this morning. you can see the center screen there. as a result more than # thousand customers still without power and no injurien have been reported and just cleaning up right now. a part-timeup sending ten people tonight hospital in san jose, this capped near capitol expressway next to the airport when the driver of the black mercedes allegedly ran the red light and t-boned another car. officers say the suspect got out and ran. but they captured him a short disansate way and police believe speed and alcohol played a big role in the car crash. traffic and weather on your mend, your forecast with lawrence and more coming up right after the break. go on the . i like feeling smart.
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good morning, we are watching a crash right now in araneida in the commute direction westbound 24 right around st. stevens and some debris all over the roadway as well. you can see the backups now extends beyond central lafayette. it is very slow going right now heading to the caldecott tunnel. also caltrain continues to experience the signal issues. system wide there are some delays northbound and southbound trains. a.c.e. train number three and five all reporting no delay as well as b.a.r.t. system wide. that's your latest kcbs traffic drive to work, your forecast now with lawrence. a gloomny start this morning around much of the bay area. low clouds and fog and at lough drizzle out there as well. very damp approaching the coastline. toward levi's stadium there in the distance into san jose. the skies are going to clear out as we head in toward the afternoon but the temperatures going to be running a little bit below the average. still comfortable 80 degrees in san jose. about 84 in concord and 70 in oakland and a little cool and breezy 67 degrees in san francisco.
the dancing man in what you see there is none other than new jersey governor chris christie getting down on saturday night at a fund-raiser in the hamptons. wild times. he took the stage with jamie foxx to show off moves. the audience included barbra streisand, paul mccartney and jack nicholson. it benefitteded the apollo theater and brought in nearly $4 million. that's quite a dancing crew, would you say? >> absolutely. >> he's looking svelte. >> yeah. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." charlie and gail are off. vinita nair and jeff glor are with us this morning. good to have you guys. >> good to be here. >> coming up the new scandal at notre dame university. four star football players are fighting to stay in the game. you will see what the coach is saying less than two weeks before the first game of the
season. >> plus, they reported $2 billion offer for one of moracco's best known hotels. critics aren't mad about the money but the man who could buy the plaza. we'll look at the human rights controversy stretching to beverly hills. first ben tracy is also here this morning with a look at headlines from around the globe. >> good morning. we'll begin with the kwoez"new york times" and a drug that helped people grow new hair. alopecia is a disease that affects 1% of men and women. most regrew a full head of hair in four months. guys there is no evidence that the drug will help with the more common male pattern baldness or my receding hairline. >> not guys just jeff. >> ouch. >> i meant only pertaining to men. >> eventually we are all in the same boat. >> u.s. today reports more than 1100 laboratory incidents involving potential bioterror germs were reported to federal
regulators. they happened between 2008 and 2012. in five cases, laboratory workerers were infected or got sick. they all recovered. the names of the labs are being kept secret because of federal bioterrorism laws. the washington post looks at the drought in the west. as we have been showing you california is the hardest hits. some areas haven't had substantial rain in three years. nearly 60% of the state is officially in an exceptional drought condition. that's the worst category. there is no relief the in sight. aquifers are the usual backup source. they are being pumped at unsustainable rates. i live in los angeles. man, we miss the rain. it's crazy dry out there snk britain's "guardian" says julian assange will leave his safehouse but they won't say when or why. >> we can confirm that i am leaving the embassy soon.
but perhaps not for the reasons that the murdoch press and sky news say. >> reporter: assange has been staying at the embassy of ecuador in london for two years. he told reporters his health has suffered. swedish investigators want to question him over sexual assault allegations. u.s. authorities want to talk to him about the leak of confidential hill tear document hs this 2010. finally, wall street journal looks at what happens when police officers wear body cameras. every officer on this force has a camera that records everything between the officers and the public. the first year use of force dropped an amazing 60%. citizen complaints fell nearly 90%. a lot of folks say it would have been helpful in a place like ferguson, missouri. >> interesting that they had them.
they just hadn't been deployed yet according to the reports. >> stunning numbers. 90% drop. >> incredible drop. we should point out that missouri's governor called out the national guard because of the latest violence in ferguson. police officers in riot gear fired teargas into crowds of protesters last night. the justice department said it is speeding up the probe of the police shooting that sparked the violence. cbs news legal analyst ricki ricki clemon joins us. good morning. >> good morning. >> front page "new york times." the autopsy shows michael brown was struck at least six times. that's the second autopsy. now we'll have another by the justice department. why? >> the justice department wants to shows the fundamentally fair and coming from the outside and basically starting over again. however, it is are extraordinary
under any circumstances. usually what we find is one autopsy. then perhaps the defense of a case would like to have another autopsy. the fact that now we already have two, the second one being at the request of the family from the very very well qualified michael bodden whom i have known for years and have watched testify many times. what michael bodden has found certainly supports the police autopsy. there are only so many gunshots that have been found. >> so we don't need a third. >> let's talk about what the private autopsy paid for partly by family members. he was shot six times. >> correct. >> four times in the arm in the front and two times in the head. we all thought perhaps he was running away from the police and shot in the back. >> let me begin by saying it's inconclusive until we know much more about the forensic evidence. what it does tell us certainly
is that he was either surrendering and had his head down. or he was charging. we don't know. >> they say there was no evidence of gunpowder. >> on the body. >> wasn't close. >> on the body. dr. baden has not yet had a chance or if he ever has a chance to look at the x-rays also not the clothes. one of the things we have to look at, jeff is what is the truth? we follow the truth wherever it goes. we must follow the truth in science. so it's not just the autopsy of the body. it is also the science of what gunshot powder if any, was found on the clothes. let alone we've got to look at the science of the car. that is what evidence is in that car. >> at this point we have seen the autopsy. we have seen the surveillance video. why have i still not seen the officer's report from that night of what he says happened. >> ordinarily during the course of the investigation, the
reports are not released. they just aren't until the investigation is over. one of the things that probably would have helped in this case was simply to know the number of shots that might have helped. ultimately these things usually take their time. we have to deal with the fact that eventually there is going to be a grand jury. that will settle the issue. >> thank you very much this morning. notre dame's head football coach is on the defensive todayment some of his top players are accused of academic impropriety. don baylor looks at the story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. university officials promise an investigation into accusation that is four members of the team cheated on class assignments. brian kelly, the head coach said he was shocked and disappointed by the latest developments. less than two weeks before the fighting irish play their first game of the season head coach brian kelly was forced to
explain why academic problems continue to trip up many of his players. >> i think we have brought in the right young men. i think we have to continue to do a better job educating them. >> reporter: on friday the university announced star wide receiver davares daniels, corner back russell, eshak williams and kendall moore were accused of turning in papers and assignments written by others. >> at this juncture no one has been judged responsible for academic dishonesty. no one has been dismissed from the university. no sanctions have been imposed. >> reporter: with the investigation now under way, the four men are barred from playing in games and taking part in practices. the university said if any of them cheated, they would be disciplined appropriately. and the games they played in forfeited. >> we are in a process now of following every bit of evidence presented to us and seeing where
it leads. >> reporter: several members of the fighting irish, winners of 13 ncaa football championships have been penalized for their academic performance. daniels was kicked off the team last semester for failing grades while the starting quarterback was suspended last season after cheating on a test. kelly said he holds everyone on the team to a high standard. >> in our locker room we have a simple covenant. treat women with respect. don't cheat. don't lie. don't steal. our players see it every day when they walk into the locker room. >> daniels maintains he wrote his own papers and likely relayed that to school officials when interviewed. the other implicated players were on the 2012 team that won 12 games but lost the national championship to alabama. norah? >> thank you so much. it started in beverly hills. now the home of another world
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host to rich famous and even royal guests for more than a century. even the fab 4 found it a fabulous place to stay. it's the setting for classic movies such as "the way we were," "scent of a woman" and "home alone 2" which featured a cameo by the donald. >> where is the lobby? >> down the hall and to the left. >> reporter: who owned what he called the mona lisa of hotels. now the plaza's history could be trumped by its future owner, the sultan of brunei. >> we have an obligation to do what we can to ensure one of the world's most iconic hotels doesn't end up as another jewel in the sultan's crown. >> reporter: organizations like the human rights campaign are fighting the sale. three months ago the sultan implemented strict sharia law in his oil-rich nation on the island of borneo. it punished theft, adultery and same-sex relationships with amputations, flogging and
stoning. >> we urge new yorkers to have a simple and straightforward message. that's to take your business elsewhere. >> evil flourishes when good people do nothing. >> reporter: in may jay leno led a celebrity boycott of the beverly hills hotel. >> we hope to draw attention to this and people go okay maybe i won't hold my event there. >> reporter: the beverly hills city council condemned the government of brunei. at the time the dorchester collection tried to distance the hotels from their controversial owner. we spoke with c.e.o. christopher cadre. does the dorchester collection have an opinion of the laws implemented in brunei? >> no. i don't have any opinion whatsoever. >> reporter: you don't think they are wrong? >> i'm not prepared to comment on that. >> reporter: the sultan is reportedly offering $2 billion for the plaza as well as the dream hotel in manhattan and
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good morning everyone, it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. one person is dead, three others injured after a shooting in east palo alto. police say someone shot four people inside a car on hunter street just before midnight. police are still looking for that shooter. a motorcyclist is dead after leading officers on a high speed chase through the east bay overnight. the chp says he was going more than 100 miles an hour and he eventually crashed into an suv and died. the san francisco teachers said -- 99% of its members voted yes in the first of two strike votes. teachers are asking for a 21% raise over three years. a mediator is involved in
good morning, if you're heading to the bay bridge toll plaza soon, you'll have plenty of company when you get there. sit backed up fully into the pleasant and east shore freeway is pretty stacked up. check out the drive time. 43 minutes the heaviest delays from hercules into berkeley in the westbound lanes. also that earlier crash in o reason da cleared and still very heavy delays though from walnut creek. that's traffic, here's lawrence. very thick fog. in over the bay area right now and even some drizzle and seeing delays at sfo of over an our hon arriving flights. 60s there at the coast but temperatures cooler than normal. 70s and some 80s in the valleys and next couple of days we'll see the temperatures dropping off a few more degrees then warming right back up on thursday and friday.
good morning to ou viewers this monday august 18th 2014. welcome back to cbs this morning. more real news ahead including an extra special wedding. one of the guests saved the bride's life two decades aeg. national guard troops have begun to arrive. >> they'll be deployed along these streets. >> eric holler has ordered the medical examiner to do an autopsy on brown. president o'bama will confront three big issues in meetings at the white house today, iraq ferguson missouri and immigration. >> areas going to new hampshire
this week but first he's going to have to stop to have his fingerprints taken and get a mugshot. wikileaks founder will leave. accusations that four members of the team cheated on their class assignment. the dans men and what you see is new jersey governor chris christie getting down on sad night, a fun raiser in the hamptons wild times. >> nice grabby the fan in the front yard. that's why you bring your glo to the bag game. the kid threw the ball back. this morning's eye openerer at 8:00 is presented by pa nair ra bread. >> i'm nra ra o'donnell with jeff glor. the first of 80 national guard troops are arriving in ferguson missouri this morning.
governor deployed the troops to restore order after another violent night. police battled with street protesters more than a week after a white officer killed a young black men. >> the doctor who did the examination, brown's family and their lawyers are speaking to reporters in ferguson this morning. vladimir is in ferguson. >> this morning we're hearing from the attorney and michael brown's family regarding the autopsy. >> the brown family wanted to have this autopsy performed on their behalf because they did not know whether the federal officials were going to conduct their open independent autopsy. and they did not want to be
lefrtleft having to rely on the autopsy done by the st. louis law enforcement agencies the same individuals they feel are responsible for executing their son in broad daylight. >> reporter: the preliminary results of that autopsy reveal that michael brown was shot six times, including twice in the head, one right here at the forehead which suggests he may have been falling forward. >> the justice department will have a third autopsy done on michael brown's body as soon as possible. with us is dr. koebbilinski. good morning. what was the biggest findings? >> i think the biggest finding is that all of the shots hit mr. brown in the front. that is the story of the eyewitness, the friend of michael brown, dorian johnson, was that michael brown had been running away from the vehicle
and a shot was fired. that apparently is false. he was not shot in the back. what a pathologist does is look at entrance and exit wounds and it is clear that no shot was fired at his back. >> does it tell you that they all came in through the front and all on one side? >> well what you want to learn from the analysis is the position of the victim relative to the shooter. and it's my opinion that seeing four shots to the right arm was an indication to me that the police officer wanted to stop him. it's the last two shots that struck him in the head that really really stopped him permanently. the last shot to the skull was a lethal shot. >> they say no gun powder detected. do we have any indication how far away the officer may have been? >> if you have the clothing you could look at gunshot residue.
even without the clothing you could look at what is called tattooing if it's a close end shot. the best we can say at this point is that the gun was at least two or three feet away from the target. >> what about the position of his head in one of the shots? it appeared that he was leaning down because it went on the top of his head. >> if you picture the shooter shooting a weaponing, perhaps holding it at chest level, the victim had to have his head facing downward. he was either falling and the shot was fired or he was charging at the police officer and the shot was fired. that's the only way you can get a trajectory like that which was described by the doctor. >> and personal viewpoint, six shots shots? >> him but.
a third autopsy will be good for the credibility. people don't trust state government. they want to get the feds involved in this. and certainly three autopsies we're going to have answers very soon. >> good to have your expertise. thank you very much. thousands gathered saturday at a rally in honor of michael brown. i want to start off talking to mike brown's family. i want you to know my heart goes out to you. i wear this uniform and i should stand up here and say that i'm sorry. when this is over i'm going to go in my son's room my black
son, who wears his pants sagging, wears his hat docked to the side got tattoos on his arms. but that's my baby. and we need to pray we need to thank mike for his life. we need to thank him for the change he is going to make and to make us better. i love you. i stand tall with you and i'll see you out there. thank you. >> wow what an amazing speech. several hours later at police fired tear gas at demonstrators, captain johnson said quote, i had no alternative but to elevate the level of response. i can't think of a better man to be there at this time. >> very tough spot to be in. he wants to work with the protesters but he also has to
stop them when they get to a certain point. >> it's nice to hear something that's emotional and someone that can bring a real face to this issue. and to hear him talking about clothing a lot of people think back to trayvon martin. a new zealand family is thanking robin williams this morning for reaching out to a woman with cancer. 21-year-old vivian waller was diagnosed in january. she wanted to meet williams but couldn't travel. a friend contacted the actor who e-mailed this video clip. >> hey, vivian. it's robin williams saying hey girl what's going on in new zealand. sending my love to you. market this off your bucket list. i said hey, hey, hey, what's going on. it's all right. all right. all right. just channelling matthew mcconaughey. >> waller's husband says he's telling their story now because we want to show ou awesome a person robin williams was.
a michigan woman who calls her father hero decided to get married at the alzheimer's center where he lives. they planned to tie their knot at a church but they were afraid her dad might wonder off. they moved the ceremony to hi home so that he could walk her down the aisle. he still knows his daughter but rarely talks. ahead on "cbs this morning," the teenager entrepreneur who made a
and he says yeah. i said well that's your baby crying. and he just broke down from there. how the family is still showing its gratitude 20 years later. the cop and the baby he saved, that's next on "cbs this morning." rice corn and black bean salsa, grilled chicken, pico, fresh greens, cilantro avocado, tortilla strips and a drizzle of margarita sauce all served with a bowl of soup. chili's fresh mex bowls from our lunch combo menu starting at 6 bucks. more life happens here. shopping online is as easy as it gets. wouldn't it be great if hiring plumbers, carpenters and even piano tuners were just as simple? thanks to angie's list now it is. start shopping online from a list of top-rated providers. visit angieslist.com today.
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in london, big ben is in london, big ben is getting his clock cleaned this morning and that's a good thing. an expert team is scrubbing all sides of the landmark for the fooirms in about four years. the workers are also checking for wear and tear and wearing earplugs to protect them from the mighty clanging. good idea, right? >> big ben, parliament. big ben, parliament. this morning a couple is beginning their new lives as husband and life. when their families got together this weekend, they celebrated both the future and a life-changing moment 20 years ago. lee woodruff shows how a police officer's quick thinking back then allowed the bride to see her big day come true.
he's been on the yonkers police force for 45 years, has saved over dozen lives and helped rescue victims trapped at ground zero. but it was one rescue of a small baby that the cop says is the highlight of his career. at a chicago park on sunday the two families had everything -- great food games for the kids. some relatives traveled as far as the west bank to attend the wedding weekend. but the honored guests, joe barka and his wife dproef new york to see the young bride. you have your family here for a barbecue. how did your family treat joe when they see him? >> they love him. they're excited to see him. everybody is like they couldn't wait for this day just to see him and his wife helen. >> reporter: he's really more than a guest of honor. >> oh, yeah. he's like a second father. he's not just a friend or a hero. he's family.
>> reporter: it was december 1993, when sergeant barka responded to a call at this house. >> a radio call came in of a child not breathing. >> reporter: the older brothers ahmed and ali remember the day in vivid detail. >> i remember my mom yelling on top of her lungs for my father she's not breathing, she's choking, lifeless. >> took the child from the parents, checked for vital signs, found none. i jumped into the back seat of the car with the baby still doing cpr for the ride to the hospital. >> reporter: by the time they arrived her throat wutz cleared, her heart began beating again. baby shama was breathing on her own. >> her dad expecting to hear the worst from me and i said to him, do you hear that baby crying? and he says, yeah. i said well that's your baby cry, and he just broke down from there. >> reporter: shama's mother. can you still remember that day? >> yeah. when i remember i cry. i cry.
>> but at least it's happy tears now. >> yeah. thank god. for him. >> reporter: joe and helen never lost touch with the family after the family moved to buffalo. they treat shama like a daughter. >> every year they never miss my birthday, and for christmas they always send a card and a check and a letter. it's so sweet. it's the thought that counts really. >> reporter: what did you think when you got the news of shama's wedding? >> i said my little baby of course i'll be there. >> reporter: yesterday joe honored that promise to see her walk down the aisle. as a policeman you've seen good and bad. where does this one rank, this story? >> this one ranks up on top. i go out there for a reason and the reason is to help people. >> it makes me want to save people's lives the way he saved my life. maybe i can be in people's looifs 20 years later just as he was. >> she might get that chance. she recently graduated from nursing school and joe and helen barka have three grown sons -- a
teacher and two police officers. joe plans to retire next year after 45 years on the force and looks forward to spending time with his wife and grand kids. >> what a wonnerful story. >> we just started and i already have my favorite story of the week. >> to see them all together the love they have for each other, they've had each other over for dinner in the last 20 years. >> i love he send her cards. >> and checks. she's the daughter they never had. >> right. >> and she's going into public service. >> she's going into nursing. two brothers in nursing as well. they all say it was this inconsistent that really drove what they wanted to do with their lives. >> i'll take you back to buffalo. >> bon jovi. >> thank you, lee. >> thank you, guys. >> we know mo'ne davis can pitch, right? she can also hit against the boys. we'll see how her team is doing at the little league world series. that's next on "cbs this
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early in the game mo'ne davis blooped a single in her first at-bat. she said it's hard to get used to the attention. >> never thought i would be a role model at this age. it was kind of shocking to me when i first came down to watch a game. there was a crowd of people. i was kind of nervous. then i was like excited for it. i just have to be myself. >> mo'ne made history as the first girl to throw a shutout in a world series game. her team is now 2-0. she's expected to pitch again on wednesday. i'm going to be watching. we watched a game saturday night. it's so much fun to watch the kids. >> let's go mo'ne. >> good advice. be yourself. we should all remember that one system absolutely. >> can an unread e-mail drop your eq by ten points? a leading neuroscientist is in studio 57 with why it might be
time to rethink overthinking. that's 3-alarm warehouse good monday morning everyone, it's 8:25. time for news headlines around the bay area, i'm frank mallicoat. firefighters battled a three alarm fire in east oakland early this morning. as a result more than 2,000 customers are still without power. no injuries have been reported. a pileup sends ten people tot hospital down in san jose. this happened near ocala and capitol expressway. right next to the reed hill view airport. the driver of a black mercedes ran the red light t-boned another car there. officers say the suspect got away and ran but they did capture him a short distance away. traffic and weather coming up right after the break.
good morning, checking road conditions before you head out the door. so far bridges starting to slow a little bit including the golden gate bridge. you can see traffic is heavy this morning coming toward the golden gate bridge toll plaza. northbound looks clear out to sausalito. a five car fender-bender southbound 680 approaching monument boulevard coming into walnut creek. it is pretty backed up 242 bay bridge a busy morning. unfortunately no incidents on
the bridge or the toll plaza but it is backed up solidly through the maze. metering lights going through very slowly and the east shore freeway commute. almost 50 from the brick to the maze. here's lawrence. and also very damp out there on some of the roadways as well. we've seen some pretty heavy drizzle approaching the coastline over sfo. yeah more of the fog and low clouds causing delays on arriving flights over an hour. the low clouds and fog will break up and pull back to the coastline but i think hugging the coast even into afternoon. some very mild temperatures for this time of year the next few days that low drops almost due south right near the bay area. in through tomorrow and wednesday. then moves on out of town. so these temperatures still warm in the afternoon and lots of 80s for the valleys, plenty of 70s inside the bay and 60s with fog out toward the coast. a little cooler for tomorrow and wednesday. then we start to warm things up slightly as we head in toward the weekend.
a jet skier in iceland wasn't expecting this obstacle on his ride this weekend. he accidentally ran over a humpback whale. time for your favorite video. the skier was about to go home for the day when he noticed several whales. one popped up right in front of him. it's too late for either of them to get out of the way. they are both fine this morning. >> where was that? >> iceland. >> yikes. good thing the whale's mouth wasn't open. >> i know. could have ended differently. >> there's jet-skiing in iceland? welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, hitting the brain's reset button. the neuroscientist will show us how technology is taking us through the space age. but our brains are still in the
stone age. >> plus the teenager who is both an intern and a c.e.o. he turned a $1,000 gift into a $100,000 company before he's even old enough to vote. that's ahead. ben tracy has a look at this morning's headlines. >> we start with the "new york times." they are remembering skateboarding great jay adams. he died thursday of a heart attack in mexico. in case you don't know his name he helped transform skateboarding into an extreme sport as a member of the z boys team. they were featured in a documentary. jay adams was 53. we have good news for opera lovers. the wall street journal says new york's metropolitan opera reached deals with two of the largest unions. the tentative agreement means a threatened lockout probably won't happen. the met is negotiating with ten other unions. a contract deadline is being extended through midnight tonight. the new season at the met begins september 22.
any opera fans at the table? all quiet. how about "house of cards" fans? rolling stone looks at a birthday surprise for former president bill clinton. kevin spacey starts off by playing his character, the ruthless frank underwood but becomes the 42nd president trying to coax information from mrs. clinton. >> hello snm. >> hi, hill. it's bill. i want to make sure you don't forget my birthday coming up. >> i know bill. >> do you know what you're getting me? >> i told you. this is a very personal decision i will make when i'm ready. >> she's consistent with that line. president clinton turns 68 tomorrow. attention all pumpkin spiced latte lovers. fall is coming early to starbucks. a week from today, starbucks is bringing back the popular fall drink.
it is rumored some stores are already pouring the halloween-tinged latte. summer doesn't officially end until september 22. it feels like fall in new york already. >> it does. >> we always move up christmas. now moving up fall. >> drinks like that have a cult following. people will be happy. >> people are passionate about pumpkin lattes. every day we are deluged by a flood of data. the vugle to stay focused only seems to grow. daniel levtin's book shows us how to take charge of our brain with "the organized mind, thinking straight in the age of information overload." doctor, good morning. >> good morning. >> multi tasking is a myth. why? >> it's a myth an illusion. the brain is very good at self-deception. instead of doing a number of things at once what we are doing is sequential tasking, one
thing after another. we fractionate our attention and don't put attention into any one thing which leads to the production of courtrtisol, the strsz hormone and you're wasting time. >> so we should do what? >> turn off the e-mail when not using it. try to stay focused and avoid distraction in order to be more productive. >> i have to admit i'm one of the most disorganized people. what i love about the book is you basically tell us there are not mental tricks or brain exercises. you talk about physically changing your surroundings. what should we do if we find ourselves disorganized? >> the idea is to get things out of your head and into the external world. externlizing your memory brain extenderers. if you're always losing your keys, put a little hook by the door or a dish by the door where the keys always go. if they are always in there you
never have to lose them. there are a number of other things we can do. writing things down. get it out of your head. if you write it down you are less likely to forget it. >> you say use apps on the phone to create for yourself a personal scheduler. >> set little reminders for yourself. pay this tax bill go to the doctor or check up on the lab reports. >> one of the most important things you say, too, is daydreaming is important. vacation and naps. charlie loved your piece in the "new york times." he's a proponent of even a short ten-minute nap restores a lot. >> we have two modes of attention. there is the task positive network where we are engaged and focused on a task. that alternates with a daydreaming mode. the daydreaming mode is when you are most apt to come up with creative solutions to problems. in this overcaffeinated world if we stay on task and don't give ourselves breaks we lose the
opportunity to be creative and fix the problems. >> one of the most fascinating things you did is interviewed a number of highly successful people you call h.s.p.s. what are the secrets to their success about the organized mind, as your book calls it? >> one thing is they don't waste more time on a decision than it's worth. they follow david allen's two-minute rule. he's the efficiency rule. if you can get something done in two minutes or less do it now so little things don't pile up. >> men and women are different when it comes to disorganization and clutterer. in what ways? >> a woman can typically walk into a room and see a clothes pile on the floor. her stress hormones spike. not so much with men. >> you have never witnessed that at home? >> totally. >> talking about multi tasking. i can only think of two jobs that require multi tasking. one is an air traffic controller. the other is a broadcast journalist. you have to do a bunch of things at a time. >> everybody is different
though. we should manage those minds depending on how our brain works when it comes to organization or no. these tips help everyone? >> i think they are from efb. we can take a tip from air traffic controllerers. they are required after an hour of work to take a 15 to 30-minute break. if you're multi tasking that's essential to get into daydreaming mode. hit the reset button in your brain. >> we can go on from 7:00 to 7:30 but then we have to take a nap, check out for a while. >> you say it's important to unplug completely especially on a vacation which many of us don't do. >> you can set up a special e-mail account and only give the address to those who need to reach you urgently. leave that one on during vacation. set up a message response on the other one. i'm sorry, this is my vacation time. >> you have a chapter about what to teach kids in terms of having an organized mind. >> you know now the information is so easy to acquire. i think the mission in teaching our children has to be to teach
them to become critical thinkers. >> i think we almost missed one of the main points of the book which is that an organized mind leads to longevity. leads to a longer happier life. >> thank you for mentioning that. that's the point. when i talk about being organized i'm not talking about making us automatons like mr. spock. i'm talking about keeping the work day efficient so at the end of the day you can close the door on it have time for family and loved ones and creativity. >> thank you so much. the book "organized mind" invented
steve jobs was only 21 when he helped create apple. michelle miller shows us how this teen is seeing his dreams pay off. >> reporter: do people call you smarty pants? >> no. >> reporter: maybe they should. eric is the founder of botangle an online education program that links students with instructors around the world. a remarkable accomplishment
considering he's only 15 years old. >> you can see all the best teachers -- there i am. himent. >> reporter: that's even youngerer than his mentor was when he started the online community reddit at the ripe old age of 22. >> i'm shocked by our success at this age compared to where i was. >> reporter: he inspired a generation of smart, the tech savvy teens with his book "without their permission how the 21st century will be made not managed." eric read it and took a $1,000 check from his grandmother and invested it in bitcoin. >> i thought it was an amazing tool. it will be really big. >> reporter: you hit the jackpot. >> i hit the jackpot. >> reporter: a jackpot worth $100,000. eric was hooked. his next venture was inspired by feeling stuck in school in northern idaho where he couldn't find enough interesting subjects to satisfy his curious mind.
>> you can renlster as a student or become an expert and teach something. >> reporter: his solution, give users a place to chat with instructors and learn about any subject from spanish and algebra to robotics and the violin. >> i wanted any person like me who doesn't have the same opportunities as someone living in a nice school district can go on my site and learn anything they want. >> reporter: he launched the company in may and now has more than 1700 users. he employs 20 people full time. you call them freelancers. >> i'm not allowed to call them employees. >> reporter: why? >> 15-year-olds aren't allowed to hire employees. >> reporter: but they are allowed to be hired as interns, which is what he's doing this summer at a start-up called sprayable energy. he hopes to be next working for himself, either in silicon valley or new york city.
the one place eric doesn't want to go again is school. you have a deal with your parents. >> i do. they said if i make a million dollars before i turn 18 i don't have to go to college. >> reporter: really? >> really. >> reporter: i thought you were a guy who was all about education. >> i don't do well in the current academic system. i think you need to kind of redo it or recreate it. >> reporter: his mentor who reached his own success after college warns don't grow up too fast. >> part of the advice i give to these exceptional young people is actually don't forget to have a childhood, too. that's special. we only get one. >> reporter: for now this whiz kid is finding a way oh to live in both worlds. for "cbs this morning," new york. >> he shouldn't give up the chance to go to college. >> how cool is that kid? he'll do all right. >> in honor of michelle if we see him, we should call him
smartypants. >> indeed. ahead, "cbs this morning" joins the ice age. >> oh, yeah. that's me. we'll check in on the charity cause sweeping the nation. gail got her big chill on too. charlie. >> come on! >> come on already. you're watching "cbs this morning." hey pal? you ready? can you pick me up at 6:30? ah... (boy) i'm here! i'm here! (cop) too late. i was gone for five minutes! ugh! move it. you're killing me. you know what, dad? i'm good. (dad) it may be quite a while before he's ready, but our subaru legacy will be waiting for him. (vo) the longest-lasting midsize sedan in its class. introducing the all-new subaru legacy.
>> i am ready for the ice now. >> it's the best kind of ripple effect. [ screaming ] >> media moguls. tech titans. rock stars. professional athletes. [ screaming ] >> and actors. all dousing themselves with ice cold water to raise money and awareness for a.l.s. they are challenging famous friends to do the same. >> i hereby nominate the following. vince donofrio and his son elias and my old pal thor. >> reporter: these videos are the social media stunt of the sumer. those looking to draw attention to a.l.s. a degenerative disease for which there is no cure. >> a.l.s. took one of the most beautiful people to walk this earth, my mom. i have gone through it and i can
tell you how much awareness and research for a.l.s. is needed. >> reporter: the challenge is doing much more than raising awareness. many of the people participating are dousing and donating which has led to bucketloads of money for a.l.s.-related causes. the a.l.s. association says donations over the last month topped $13 p million. compare it to $1.7 million for the same time last year. >> i have been in the nonprofit world for some 38 years. i have never seen anything like this. never. >> reporter: it was only a matter of time before the "cbs this morning" team got swept up by the wave. >> i accept the a.l.s. ice bucket challenge from nancy o'dell and chef jeff. i nominate my kids next. [ gasping ] ice time ice time. aah! stop! stop it. stop it. >> i would like to say we had a
fair amount of ice. >> you had great ice. >> we had restaurant-grade ice we picked um. >> i love that you can hear gail say, "no, really stop it." >> i'm wearing a bacon t-shirt. and my kids did it next. they challenged their swim coach and their friends. especially kids are getting a greater awareness to what a.l.s. is. make the donation as well. don't just take the challenge. >> absolutely. >> that does it for us. be sure to tune in to the cbs evening news tonight. we'll see you here on "cbs this morning."
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good monday morning everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. it's 8:55. updated on the headlines around bay area now. one person is dead. three others injured after a shooting in east palo alto. police say someone shot four people inside a car on hunter street just before midnight. police still looking for that shooter this morning. a motorcyclist is dead after leading officers on a high speed chase through the east bay overnight. he was going more than 100 miles an hour on the bike eventually crashed into this suv. in castro valley and died. san francisco teachers' union says 99% of its members voted yes in the first of two strike votes. teachers are asking for a 21% raise over the next three years. a mediator involved in negotiations between the union and the district right now. how about your weather? a little misty this morning lawrence. >> a lot of fog and a lot of drizzle around bay area.
the delays at sfo of over an hour an arriving flights due to low clouds and the fog and slow to break up today. temperatures going to be cooler outside and yay skies out over the bay right now. and that fog just kind of hugging the coastline and moving back to the beaches throughout day but it's going to sit there i think. the next couple of days that low pressure center is going to drop right down along the coastline temperatures the temperatures fairly mild for this time of year. but once it moves on by temperature temperatures should start to worm up again. plenty of 70s inside the bay and some 6 #s out along the coast. next couple of days even cooler probably more drizzle tomorrow. then it looks like high pressure starts to build in and temperatures warming up on thursday and friday. we're going to check out your kcbs traffic coming up next.
good morning, it's still pretty busy at the bay bridge toll plaza. still stacked up through the maze even as the commute is supposing to be winding down. the metering lights remain on. an earlier crash on the skyway and started cycling through the metering lights more slowly. anyway still heavy onto the bridge from the incline out to treasure island. also if you're traveling walnut creek southbound 680. still remains stacked up there was an earlier crash in monument and has traffic backed up on 242 and southbound 680. and here's that live look at the approach to the richmond san rafael bridge. we have some delays behind the pay gates and a little slow heading into marin county. northbound 880 improving even though it remains heave from hyde street down -- heavy from hyde street down to downtown oakland.
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