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hillary clinton's campaign continues to be clouded by her e-mail controversy. thousands of pages of e-mails from her time as secretary of state are released, some of which are now considered classified. more drought. more floods. rising sea levels. >> with arctic alaska as a backdrop, president obama makes a forceful push to combat climate change. >> we are not acting fast enough. and the deflategate decision is in the hands of a judge. with no deal between tom brady and the nfl, a federal judge will decide whether the new england patriots quarterback will miss the first four games of the season.
this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, september 1st, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning, political opponents of hillary clinton are sifting through thousands of pages offer e-mails she sent or received while serving as secretary of state. the state department released more than 7,000 pages of clinton's e-mails last night and about 150 have been censored because they now contain classified material. it's the latest chapter in the investigation into clinton's controversial private e-mail system, a controversy that is taking a toll on her presidential campaign. brooks silva braga is in new york with more. >> reporter: good morning. from those 7,000 pages of e-mails, we have learned chelsea clinton played an important role in assessing the response of the haiti earthquake. and we have learned how the former secretary takes her tea. the biggest controversy is what we couldn't read. the most notable e-mails from the latest batch of hillary
clinton's private server are ones the state department couldn't fully released. as many ass 150 censored ahead of their release on monday because they contained classified information. the former secretary of state has maintained that the messages were not seen as sensitive at the time, even if they are now. >> it doesn't change the fact that i did not send or receive material marked classified. >> reporter: the e-mails show clinton working on serious issues like haiti disaster relief, but also dealing with requests from friends, unsolicited advice, and trouble with technology. in one e-mail, she asks an assistant to pick up skim milk and find out when "the good wife" airs. so many of the e-mails needed censoring is reince priebus says hillary clinton's e-mail scandal shows she cannot be trusted with the white house.
e-mail questions are likely to persist as the state department screens and releases more messages each month. the state department says the information they deleted from these e-mails wasn't top secret, but confidential, that is the lowest level of classification. a state department official confirmed none of them were marked classified at the time, but there are still thousands of e-mails to be sorted through. anne-maria? >> thanks a lot, brook. phoenix residents hope today's sunny hot weather will help them dry out from last night's monsoon. the heavy rain and powerful winds triggered flash floods that stranded drivers. >> the roads are totally backed up. i tried opening my car door and the water was coming in my car! so, yes, it's crazy out there. >> wind gusts of near 70 miles per hour were recorded. buildings damaged and trees and power lines were knocked down. the phoenix airport was shut down for more than an hour. the remnants of tropical storm erika continue to soak central florida. more rain falling through the overnight hours.
roads were flooded and several thousand people lost power and more wet weather is expected today. and a historic pack of three powerful hurricanes is swirling in the eastern and central pacific. it is the first time three such powerful storms have been recorded there at the same time. yesterday, hawaii dodged a hit from hurricane ignacio which had weakened just a bit. the man accused of shooting and killing a houston area sheriff execution-style has a history of mental illness. shannon miles appeared in court yesterday. authorities say he ambushed and shot deputy darren goforth 15 times friday night. the d.a. says they have a witness. >> he heard gunshots and looked up and saw a black male with a bald head shooting, standing over deputy goforth and unloading a pistol into him. >> miles was captured at his mother's house. his attorney says he intends to
plead not guilty. miles is due back in court october 5th. a video appears to show a texas man with his hands in the air being fatally shot by sheriff's deputies. the deputies were responding to a domestic disturbance in san antonio friday. police say the suspect gilford flores was armed and resisted arrest. a department statement says the deputies tried nonlethal weapons before they shot flores. the bexar county's sheriff's department calls it a cause for concern and asking for calm and patience, the statement says. we are diligently working to complete the investigation so we can move to the next step. this morning, the kentucky county clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses has a decision to make. yesterday, the united states supreme court ruled against kim davis who says same-sex marriage goes against her christian conviction. if she doesn't start issuing licenses, she could be hit with fines or jail time.
this is the second day of president obama's visit to alaska. today, he is set to hike on a glacier and take a boat tour. on monday, he kicked off his visit of warning in no uncertain terms about the consequences of not addressing climate change. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: president obama posted this photo of north america's highest peak on instagram shortly before air force one landed in anchorage on monday. he used alaska's spectacular scenery as his backdrop to urge swift action on melting glaciers and rising sea levels and coastal erosion and shrinking fish harvest. >> on this issue, of all issues, there is such a thing as being too late. that moment is almost upon us. >> reporter: but his announcement sunday to revert mt. mckinley's name back to denali also has people talking. >> it sends such a positive message to our community. >> reporter: alaskans have
always referred to north america's highest mountain as denali, which translates to the great one in the native language. congress named it to honor president william mckinley of ohio in 1917. officials in mckinley's home state say changing the name now is inappropriate. >> because you just don't go and do something like that. >> reporter: the white house says it will work with ohio to find another way to honor the nation's 25th president. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. the white house is rolling back reports that the president will be coming to new york to work at columbia university after he leaves office. mr. obama graduated from columbia in 1983. the talk started when columbia's president mentioned that he looked forward to welcoming back the school's most famous alumnus. in a statement, the white house stated he has long respect for columbia university and his
desire to continue working with them, however, at this point, no decisions have been finalized about his post-presidency plans. the penalty phase of the trial starts today for the white supremacist convicted of killing three people at jewish sites in suburban kansas city last year. the jury found frazier glynn miller guilty monday of capital murder. he gave a nazi salute and says he hoped to die a martyr. friends are saying good-byes to two tv journalists killed last week. hundreds attended the memorial service monday in martinsville for alison parker, the reporter shot and killed live on tv. they shared their memories of the 24-year-old, including her love of dance and theater. more than a thousand people honored parker's cameraman adam ward monday. they gathered at salem high school in virginia for a viewing. a funeral for ward will be held today in roanoke. coming up on "the morning
news," controversial police stops. cell phone captures a black driver being pulled over by a cop for making direct eye contact. and, later, a decision could come today on whether tom brady will suit up for the start of the new nfl season. this is the "cbs morning news." y daughter-in-law, joyce, can't eat gluten, we found a way to remove the grains that contain gluten, from the naturally gluten free oats that cheerios are made of. so now we can have cheerios together, anytime.
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pulled over for making direct eye contact. the driver don felton posted the video he recorded during the traffic stop last month on facebook. the unidentified officer gives felton a warning for not signaling properly. felton and the officer have agreed to sit down for a conversation about the incident. the dayton police department issued a statement saying, quote, making direct eye contact with an officer is not a basis for a traffic stop. police in baltimore are cancelling leave for all officers during court hearings that start tomorrow for six officers accused in the death of freddie gray. the 25-year-old's death was caused by injuries while in police custody in april and that triggered protests and violence that injured more than a hundred police officers. the police commissioner wants all hands on deck. >> our intelligence is not predicting unrest. we do know that there will, undoubtedly, be some -- some level of protests or presence by a lot of folks.
>> the mayor says that baltimore is prepared. and police in phoenix, arizona, are looking for someone who is shooting at vehicles on interstate 10. monday's early morning shooting hit the windshield of a bus. it was the fourth shooting in three days. investigators say it's unclear where the bullets are coming from, or if there is any connection between the vehicles being hit. state police are asking for help from the public to catch the freeway shooter or shooters. >> if it's somebody you know or you were in the car with that particular person or you were on the side of the road with the person that did this, we will pay you for the information by silent witness. >> so far, no one has been seriously hurt. straight ahead, a boost for a hacked website. a site for unfaithful spouses finds new members, despite a data breach. samsung unveils its new smartwatch. details in "moneywatch." and get us energized!
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of new year's resolutions. last year, the smoking rate dropped to 17%, down from 18% in 2013. cigarette smoke may be down. but new research finds that regular marijuana use is actually on the rise among college students. the study by the university of michigan found that just under 6% said that they had used marijuana daily or at least 20 times in the previous 30 days. that compares to only 3.5% who use pot daily in 2007. on the cbs "moneywatch" jitters on wall street over a september swoon. and samsung takes on a smartwatch. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> reporter: stock markets in asia sank again today. nikkei fell 3% and shanghai composite lost 1%. here on wall street, it was a down day to finish the month.
august finishing as the worst months here in more than three years. the dow lost nearly 115 points. the s&p 500 was down 17 points and the nasdaq finished 15 -- 51 points lower. despite a recent security breach, the infidelity website ashley madison is growing. the company that runs the site says hundreds of thousands of users signed up last week. in august, hackers released ashley madison customer data, company e-mails, and other documents. yahoo! ceo marisa meyer is pregnant. she announced on social media she is expecting twin girls in september. she plans to work throughout. she was pregnant when she was hired at yahoo!'s chief three years ago. the news comes as yahoo! is holdings in alibaba. in the chins re -- chinese retailer alibaba.
samsung says it will release a new smartphone this thursday. the new watch is called the gear s-2 and it's equipped with 3g connect ist and comes -- connectivity and comes in a more sportier style. samsung says the battery life is 2 to 3 daze. what is old is new. a fully automated restaurant is now open in san francisco. it's called etza. customers order in store ipads, on smartphones and when their meals are ready, they pop up in small glass compartments and the founders call it fast food reinvented. but to some, it looks like an old-fashioned auto mat with a few new twists. >> it does kind of look like that. it's neat but i think i would avoid the tuna fish. i don't like my tuna fish coming out of little boxes like that. >> i'm with you! >> hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. when we return, serena's march toward history. a courtroom sketch artist gets a re-do at yesterday's tom brady's deflategate hearing. aring. when you take a sip of our ocean spray cranberry juice, it's a little like...
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forecast in some cities around the country. a federal judge will make one of the most important calls of the upcoming nfl season. judge richard berman says he will make a final decision by tomorrow on whether to uphold tom brady's suspension. the nfl wants the new england patriots quarterback banned for four games for his role in the deflategate scandal. berman urged both sides to come to a settlement, but no deal was reached. and monday's court proceedings were a shot at redemption for sketch artist jane rosenburg. her botched drawing of brady a few weeks back took the internet by storm. now she says monday's drawing wasn't so great either because her view of brady was blocked. i think it was much better, though. serena williams is one step closer to history this morning.
the spotlight is on williams at this year's u.s. open. if she wins this tournament, she will be the first woman to win all four grand slam events in a calendar year since 1988. williams has no problem in her opening round match and she doesn't lose a game to russia's diatchenko. manny to center field. kiermaier is back on it. that ball carries. at the wall. he leaps! and he got it! what a play by kiermaier! >> tampa bay rays center fielder kevin kiermaier robs baltimore's manny machado of a home run. replay shows the ball was headed way out of camden yards before kiermaier's leaping grab. the catch also helped tampa bay to a 6-3 win. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," increasing safety at air shows. and how losing sleep can make you sick. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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wildlife experts in connecticut are hunting down a black bear that came a little too close to a hiker. she was recording two bears on friday on her phone when one of them touched her leg with its mouth. the bear has a history of aggressive behavior. a petition is going around to save it from being euthanized. so far, it has more than 12,000 signatures. call it a new spin on catfishing. >> we are out here on the river. you know? you're not going to believe what is swimming towards our boat. a kitten.
>> two men on a fishing boat made an unusual haul saturday on alabama's black warrior river. two kittens, apparently twins, swam up to their boat. one of the men guessed the kittens were abandoned in the area. the fishermen gave the cats to a family with two children. thankfully for the kittens, they were not the ones that got away. now to a cat at the center of a mid flight scare. an international model is being held by federal authorities after allegedly causing a disturbance on a flight from las vegas to frankfurt on friday. rick sallinger of our denver station kcnc reports. >> my favorite place. >> reporter: she is 34-year-old senata kuova, an international model from the czech republic, and one of 250 on board this condor flight from las vegas to frankfurt, germany, on friday, when she demanded access to her so-called comfort cat she had taken on board.
>> i heard she got a cat with her on the plane and, like, the plane crew didn't know that she was going to take the cat on the plane. >> reporter: the plane was diverted to denver with a fighter escort after a flight attendant was reportedly struck by the screaming woman. a passenger took this video as this model was escorted off the plane. >> i think this woman is mental ill. [ speaking in foreign language ] >> reporter: information posted about her indicates she has participated in numerous beauty contests and modeling shoots, but for passengers stuck in colorado for a day, she was trouble. >> she was a little bit crazy. >> reporter: the model was detained in colorado for overstaying a visitor's visa and ordered to appear in court. one online posting said she called las vegas her home. the plane finally made it to germany, minus a passenger and a cat. >> that was kcnc's rick sallinger reporting.
coming up after your local news, on "cbs this morning," the latest on the clinton e-mail controversy waen controversy and we will hear from nancy cordes. and boosting air show safety. what is being done to protect performers and spectators and saving money on lodging with upscale hostiles. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. captioning funded by cbs
tuesday. >> i think we are actually. >> i think so. it's september 1st and i'm maria medina. >> and hi everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. first day of september out of the gate on a tuesday and let's get you to traffic and weather, ladies and gentlemen, roberta gonzales. hi there liza and good morning everybody. today we are kick starting with a deeper marine layer going to take a while to see it scrub out along the coast. temperature-wise 55 in santa rosa. it's 64 in antioch with the clear skies. so partial clearing at the coasts and it's 68 degrees and otherwise mid 80s inland. right now here's liza. traffic is looking good for all bay area freeways. westbound traffic here, very light at the bay bridge toll plaza. i'll have another look at your drive into work with kcbs traffic. guys? okay we'll see you soon. san jose police are looking into a deadly stabbing at the former homeless encampment known as the jungle. the victim was found last night near center and story roads.