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for everyone. >> thanks for watching. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com good morning to our viewers in the were. this is thursday, october 15th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." frustration and chaos at airports across the country as the terror watch computer system shut down. what caused the glitch. president obama changes course in afghanistan. the new plan will delay the homecoming of thousands of troops. and steven spielberg shows us how to direct tom hanks. >> we begin with today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> a nationwide computer glitch. >> they should have had a better system, a backup or something.
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>> the program that cross matches passenger names with terror watch lists was down for about 90 minutes. >> president obama rethinking his plan for pulling out of afghanistan, expected to keep 5500 troops there after 2016. >> central texas, a fast moving wildfire is only 10% contained. donald trump has set his sights on bernie sanders. >> this maniac is giving everything away. i call him a socialist/communist, okay, because that's what he is. >> the clinton campaign says the time has come for joe biden to make a decision. >> yesterday the world's largest retailer, walmart, causing an uproar on wall street. the stock plummeting to the lowest level since 1998. >> lamar odom remains on life-support. authorities investigate whether cocaine may have been involved. >> a dash cam running when a truck lost control in southern california. the truck flew off the road. the driver critically hurt. >> all that.
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>> they move on to a game with the blue jays. >> russell martin hits the bat. the runs score, the fans went crazy. didn't matter because jose bautista launched one toward toronto. >> all of that matters. >> the 50th anniversary of the national endowment for the arts and the humanities. ♪ my girl >> on "cbs this morning." >> i want to be brief because i want to make sure jim webb has a chance to talk. >> i have had a long history of working on the situation with african-americans. >> like a school of fish or gaggle of geese, you know. african-americans. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." investigators are trying to find out why a computer system meant to keep terrorists out of the united states failed. it forced thousands of international travelers to wait on line for hours. they had to check no-fly lists by hand. >> the outage affected major airports across the country. the system is back on line this morning. kris van cleave is live at washington dulles airport. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the lines today nothing like those that greeted international travelers at airports like l.a.x. last night. the system allows customers' names to be checked against lists of potential terrorists. but not last night. the system airlines and customs officers use to check your name against a list of suspected
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terrorists went down last night. a problem with a router was blamed for causing long lines at major airports including miami, charlotte, and dallas. >> they told me that the computer system was down and that we needed to fill out some forms, old school style. i filled out the form and everything was all set after that. it was quick and easy. >> reporter: at new york's jfk airport -- >> they should have had a better system, another backup or something. >> there was people that couldn't walk, it was crazy. people in wheelchairs like crying, waiting for hours. >> reporter: at boston's logan airport -- >> they said it was a nationwide computer glitch and we all had to wait. >> reporter: the long lines led to paiperwork. >> they finally let people fill out forms and go through. >> reporter: hundreds of southwest airlines flights were delayed. this summer, united airlines had to ground all flights for a time
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when a router issue led to a struggle to send flight plans to pilots. sources tell "cbs this morning" alternative procedures, a tedious process of manually checking traveler names against a secure flight watch list. the system came back on line at 9:30 last night. customs sources tell us this morning there were no signs of any malicious attacks. this morning president obama will announce a major shift for his plans for troops in afghanistan. the president has decided to slow the pace of the drawdown of u.s. forces. thousands more than initially planned will now remain stationed in afghanistan. margaret brennan is at the white house with the reasons behind the president's decision. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the explosion of violence in afghanistan led president obama
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to reverse his decision to try to bring most u.s. troops home by the end of his time in office. this was a tough call for the president, who had declared the american war in afghanistan to be over. now, he'll slow the withdrawal of u.s. forces from the current level of 10,000 down to 5500 by the end of 2016. his original plan was to leave just 1,000 troops in kabul. but u.s. military advisors warned a more robust presence is needed to combat a resurgent taliban as well as threats from isis and al qaeda. just last month taliban forces overran an imagi major afghan c the first time since 2001. senior administration officials say u.s. forces will now be stationed at four key bases at a cost of $15 billion, around 5 billion more than the original plan. now, later this morning we do expect president obama to publicly outline his decision and explain exactly why he is
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halting the withdrawal. >> margaret, thanks. israel is taking new action this morning to battle increasing violence from palestinians. hundreds of israeli troops are now deployed in cities across the country. but knife attacks targeting troops and civilians continue. johnathan vigliotti is in jerusalem with the growing tension. johnathan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the increasing presence of military here on the streets is truly adding to the paranoia. we saw a group of young israeli men, civilians, openly carrying assault rifles in self-defense. a palestinian father of five says he's worried about the safety of his children, concerned that if they go out of their house, they could be targeted, mistaken for terrorists. the scene of a dead young palestinian man surrounded by israeli security forces is becoming a familiar one during
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this latest surge in violence. he was shot dead yesterday at the entrance of the old city after he allegedly tried to knife an israeli security guard. later, at a bus station, another attacker was shot and killed by police after stabbing a 70-year-old israeli woman. knife attacks have become the hallmarks of the recent arrest. this surveillance video shows an assault on civilians. funerals have been taking place for israelis killed in the violence. as they have for the palestinians who have died. this man was killed during clashes with israeli security forces. and no sooner had his funeral in bethlehem finished, fighting erupted on the streets once again. those we spoke with say the anger and fear is palpable. >> very dangerous place. we are scared all the time.
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>> reporter: in his first address since the violence began, palestinian president mahmoud abbas called for peaceful resistance but vowed to continue the national struggle. calling for peaceful resistance, the first time, we should mention, he has spoken out on this violence since it erupted three weeks ago. not everybody is listening. earlier this morning three palestinian men were arrested. israeli police suspected them of about to launch another attack. norah? >> johnathan vigliotti in jerusalem, thank you. another republican congressman says the house committee investigate the benghazi attacks wants to hurt hillary clinton's presidential chances. he said he believes the probe is politically motivated. >> i think there is a big part of this investigation that was designed to go after people, an individual, hillary clinton. i think there's also a lot of it that's important that we needed
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to get to the bottom of this. but this has been the longest investigation, longer than watergate. >> house majority leader kevin mccarthy suggested last month that the investigation was meant in part to sink clinton's poll numbers. clinton's spokesperson says the committee has no credibility left. this morning the clinton campaign is telling vice president joe biden to make up his mind about running for president. clinton and senator bernie sanders are reaping the rewards from tuesday night's debate. many democrats are asking if there is still even an opening for joe biden. nancy cordes is in iowa, where the first caucuses are three and a half months away. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the clinton campaign is subtly upping the pressure on joe biden. they feel this field has been in limbo long enough. >> did we have a good debate last night?
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we will win nevada for the democrats to keep a democrat in the white house! >> reporter: an energized hillary clinton stayed in nevada wednesday after a debate performance that gave her campaign a badly-needed shot of confidence. her campaign chair issued this challenge to biden. >> i think the time has come for a decision. >> reporter: clinton herself took a more hands-off approach. >> i think he needs to decide what is best for him and his family. >> reporter: biden will also have to consider sanders' sudden surge in funding. he raised as much as republican rand paul raised in three months. we asked sanders if he would like to see another candidate in the race. >> you're not going to mention his name, are you? joe biden is a good friend of mine. there are some people who say if he comes in the race it does me good, other people say no, it doesn't do me good. i don't know the answer to that. >> reporter: anyone looking for clues from biden himself didn't find them in this brief
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assessment of the debate. >> i was proud, i thought they all did well. >> reporter: his supporters in the draft biden movement insist clinton's debate performance only made it more clear why biden needs to run. >> there really isn't a peer for her on the stage. having the vice president on the stage would give democrats an alternative, it would give our primaries a boost. >> reporter: if biden does jump in, he'll attend the second democratic debate here in des moines on november 14th. by the way, another sign that sanders is feeling pretty good about how he did on tuesday night, here he is busting a move with ellen at a taping in los angeles yesterday. that interview will be airing later today. >> thanks, nancy. something i thought i would never see, bernie sanders and ellen. >> dancing. >> he is also now a political target for billionaire battaldo trump. he hit him hard in virginia.
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trump said sanders is pushing clinton to the left. cies watched hillary tonight with, we're going to give this, we're going to give that. the poor woman, she's got to give everything away because this maniac standing on her right is giving everything away, so she's following. that's what's happening. this socialist/communist, okay, nobody wants to say it. >> cbs news contributor frank li luntz is here. good morning. >> it's part of the reason why kevin mccarthy went through what he did. it's anger and frustration. in the focus groups i'm doing, it's tough to make it through the three hours because people are so pissed off. trump is talking to them. he really is relating to them. we've found he's leading in iowa, new hampshire, south
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carolina, and nevada, the first four states. my advice to viewers, stop looking at the national polls. follow those first four states. charlie, nobody has ever won those four states and not won the nomination. >> is this the new strategy, for him to attack democrats? will he focus more on democrats now, than he is on republicans? >> it's hard to tell. we've never seen a republican attack other republicans the way he has. until that clip we showed, he's basically left hillary clinton alone. it doesn't seem to bother other republicans. when we show republicans clips of him ripping into other republican candidates, they laugh. >> how much someday difference that social media make? >> we haven't talk about this before. we've been looking at the content of social media.
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for the first time conservative social media is more negative, more vicious, more personal in the attacks than left wing social media. and trump is provoking it and stoking it. all you have to do is look at what happened after the democratic debate, when clinton and sanders people were actually complementing each other. then look at the republican social media, and it is vicious. every day, every hour they're coming after each other. we've any seen this before. >> what about bush's attempt to gain momentum? >> trump is so telegenic that you want to focus on him. it's deeper than that, because trump's support is deep are than that. the more we inform people about where trump stands, they don't break from him. bernie sanders has got the weakest support of any candidate, i don't mean bernie sanders, ben carson. trump, over 80% of trump voters say they'll stay with him no matter what they learn. that makes it hard for rubio and
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bush to get traction. >> frank luntz, thank you very much. we're just hearing from south rafrica that oscar busines for i couldn't say -- that oscar pistorius will get out of prison. he'll serve the rest of his sentence on house arrest. there is new information today that lamar odom may have used cocaine in the days before he was found unconscious in a brothel. ken frazier is outside the hospital in las vegas where odom is recovering. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. according to a source close to the family, there has been an improvement in odom's condition. he briefly opened his eyes and squeezed kim kardashian's hand. but understand this: he's still not out of the woods. and there is concern because he
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is still fighting for his life. the first 911 call came in around 3:15 p.m. nevada time, tuesday, from a female employee of the love ranch, where lamar odom had been a guest since saturday. >> they need to hurry, please. cause he's got blood coming out of his nose, white stuff coming out of his mouth. >> reporter: another male caller told operators about drugs he says odom had been taking. >> he's apparently had some cocaine on him that has -- he finished on either -- he did this on saturday. >> reporter: the caller also said odom was taking large amounts of reload, a sexual enhancement drug the fda warns could be dangerous if mixed with certain other medications. dennis hof is the owner of the love ranch. >> they said to roll him on his left side. and he started throwing up a lot.
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>> reporter: "entertainment tonight" was allowed into the room in the brothel will odom was discovered. >> police looked through his things and didn't tell us they found anything. >> reporter: the police confirm a search warrant was executed thursday morning for a sample of odom's blood. former teammates have visited odom's bedside. for the second night in a row, close would khloe kardashian didn't leave his bedside. caitlyn jenner is expected here today and so are lamar's children. the big concern continues to be his kidneys. >> thanks, kevin. in baseball this morning, the toronto blue jays have the first shot at the tenant in 22 years. they eliminated the texas rangers last night with a little controversy. fans threw beer and other items onto the field.
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minutes later toronto rallied in dramatic fashion. bautista's massive home run won the game. it was a moment one young fan will never forget. the boy was dressed just like bautista, beard and all. he swung in the stands and watched the series-winning home run in pure joy. toronto plays kansas city in the american league championship serious. it starts tomorrow night. >> i love that. i wonder how grown men can remember details so vividly about sports. it's moments like that. i get it now. a man who helped a minnesota dentist hunt cecil the
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ahead, a source in o blocked due to a big sinkho. the road started sagging at good morning. it's 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening. a major intersection in union city blocked due to a sinkhole. the road started sagging alvarado boulevard yesterday afternoon. it could take days to fix it. another quake shaking san ramon this morning. it's the largest so far. it was a 3.2. since yesterday, there have been more than 30 quakes in the area. straight ahead on "cbs this morning," separation of church and parenting. how one couple went too far in their discipline at church leaving one son injured and another dead. that story and your traffic and weather coming up right after the break. ,,,,,,,,
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good morning. chp has issued an official traffic alert for this accident at vasco near camino diablo. it's been blocking lanes for quite some time this morning. serious injuries reported in the wreck. there's major delays in both directions. use an alternate instead. mountain house to byron is a good bet. westbound 80 at abernathy, lanes blocked, slow-and-go as you work your way to the bay bridge, where the metering lights are on and you're stacked up into the maze. unsettled weather to start off the day although a beautiful shot right now. you can see we do have a mixture of sun and clouds and that's going to be the case throughout the day today. hi-def doppler tracking showers over the last few hours, thunderstorms shout of us but we have some scattered showers over our region, as well. high temperatures today topping out in the low 80s for the warmest spots but it will feel muggy. we dry tomorrow and a chance of showers for the north bay saturday. and high pressure builds in
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♪ the first democratic debate took place last night and it featured everybody's favorite ratings rather, an old man noknow your headline says this. >> that's a different take on what actually happened. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the man who led the hunt of cecil, the lion, says he has done nothing wrong. hunt organizer bronkford appears
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in court today and he says why he expects to be cleared of all charges. >> 19-year-old reveal the secrets of a church. police say the boy was tortured inside the building. ahead why investigators accuse his parents and sister of playing a role in his tragic death. "the baltimore sun" reports on the overnight arrest of protesters who occupied city hall. at least 12 were taken into custody during a sit-in. they don't want the city's interim police commissioner to permanently get the job. protesters demanded better policing in the wake of freddie gray case. "the boston globe" reports on the dangers of unregulated dietary supplements. a new study finds 23,000 emergency room visits in the year could be traced to those supplements. the age group no affected, 20 to 34-year-olds. weight loss and energy products cause the most problems. "wall street journal" reports on the justice
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department and fbi investigating daily fantasy sports. authorities want to know if it's a form of gambling that violates federal law. fbi agents have been contacting customers of draftkings, a fantasy football company based in boston. new york's state attorney general has opened a similar inquiry. "usa today" reports that walmart's top ten shareholders lost nearly $15 billion after the biggest one-day drop in the retailer's stock in 17 years. shares closed around $60 yesterday. they plummeted 10% after walmart presented a disappointing outlook on growth and profit. the plunge cost all of walmart's stockholders more than $21 billion in lost wealth. business insider reports netflix blames its slowing growth in the u.s. on transition to new debit and credit cards with chips. netflix added 880,000 u.s. members, lower than the 1.1
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million. expected. they say the switch in credit cards to keep their service active. police in central new york say two brothers were viciously beaten inside a church. one of the teenagers later died. six members of the word of life christian church are in jail this morning. the victims's parents face the most serious charges. michelle miller is outside of was described as a, quote, counseling session. photos taken inside the church the day after the deadly beating
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offer a rare glimpse inside the guarded building. police say on sunday night, 19-year-old lucas leonard and his 17-year-old brother christopher, sat down for a spiritual counseling session at the word of life christian church. at some point, the meeting became physical. >> both brothers were continually subjected to physical punishment over the course of several hours. in the hopes that each would confess their prior sins and ask for forgiveness. >> reporter: on monday, lucas' family drove him to the hospital when they realized he wasn't breathing. he died that afternoon. investigators later found his young brother still inside the church. he was taken to the hospital. police say both brothers suffered blunt force trauma and had injuries to their stomachs, backs, thighs and genitals. during the search, investigators also found several other children who appeared to be unharmed. >> we know that there was -- >> reporter: the boys' parents,
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bruce and deborah leonard, are facing charges of first-degree manslaughter and four artificial people, including the victims' sisters is charged with second-degree assault. define garrimore is deborah leonard's attorney. >> apparently this was related to some church-related discipline that was being imposed on her two boys. i don't think it was her idea. >> reporter: what were they being disciplined for? >> that, i can't say. >> you can't see in. only see lights on and all of the windows are boarded up. >> reporter: neighbors like tara litz say church members tried to recruit them in the past. >> we always joked around and said they were a cult and now we are believing they probably were. >> reporter: litz lived in the house next door for ten years. she said congregation members were nice but strange and the men wore long dark cloaks and chanting.
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>> it was not any recognizable language that i could distinguish. >> reporter: the group's secretory raised eyebrows in th court tomorrow for a hearing. charlie. >> michelle, thanks. this morning, the man behind the hunt for cecil, the lion, appeared before a judge. our cameras tracked down theo bronkhorse before he entered a zimbabwe court. he says the investigation surrounding the death of cecil has ruined him. debora patta is here with more. >> reporter: tourists flocked here unaware that not far from here a set of drama was set to play out. one man missing was walter
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palmer who shot and killed cecil, the still being prosecuted. hiding behind dark glasses, theo bronkhorst sat in his pickup waiting for the proceedings to begin. turning his head away from the camera he told us he done nothing wrong and claimed he had a legal permit and he will be vindicated in court. >> i guess i had a famous line. >> reporter: the famous line was the star attraction of the park. cecil. he believes he is the fallguy. >> many lions shot and killed every year. >> reporter: he broke down as he told us his life had been ruined. >> well, it's destroyed us, hey. it's destroyed the family, my
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business. you know, we -- we employee a lot of people and they will have -- time now. i guess each family is supporting six or more dependents. >> reporter: zimbabwe officials insist the shooting of cecil was unlawful. legally hunting is rarely prosecuted in zimbabwe. but a study was done and they were convinced the outrage surrounding this case, it would be different this time. like many zimbabweans here, surprised charges were dropped against palmer. >> really thought that this was going to be an example to other people ned, yet
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again, until early next week. >> it shows another side to the story there. >> it does. >> give you something to think about. thank you, again, debora. are some businesses keeping races a secret? jeff pegues is in washington. >> why a mobile ♪ get burned but that don't happen to us ♪ opioids block pain signals by attaching to something called mu-receptors here but they also attach to mu-receptors in the bowel. and that can cause opioid-induced constipation... or oic.
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♪ i always feel like somebody is watching me ♪ take a look at a water spout that formed near miami. it dissipated before causing any trouble. >> looks like it could have caused damage but it's all good there. some businesses in an upscale washington, d.c. neighborhood are accused this morning of racial profiling
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through a mobile app. shopkeepers are using a private messaging service to alert each other and the police about people who are acting suspiciously. the vast majority of those reports are activityty, but it t hasnsn't g entirerely as planned.d. in trendy georgetown, store owners will tell you shoplifting is part of the cost of doing business. green works at the sports zone elite. >> the type of people is more like a shoplifter, they come here all the time and go to the same item and get the feel of the store. >> reporter: the last year alone
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police recorded 120 thefts in the heart of georgetown and to countercrime, businesses are using an app called groupme that works like a chat room and communities and employees and on-duty police officers send pictures of customers acting suspiciously. recent posts including african-american female late 20 just stole from lacoste and need someone asap. person walking out, black male. >> we are all pretty alarmed by it. >> reporter: peter murray, a reporter for the georgetown newspaper was unsettled what he saw. >> just a glance at the app you see racial bias immediately. >> reporter: murray found from march 1st to july 5th of this year 330 people were identified as suspicious activity. of those, 72% were described as african-american. >> not only was there this jump to a conclusion that somebody has committed a cream because they are suspicious or because
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they are wearing a certain thing or they have a certain hairstyle, but also the people who are texting each other are sort of reveling in this game of following people around and say whog is suspicious. >> reporter: any idea of what percentage of those identified as african-american are arrested? >> i would say very small percentage. maybe less than 5%. >> reporter: joe sternly runs the georgetown business improvement district, which started the neighborhood. he pushes back at the notion that it's profiling. >> somebody posts something that is inappropriate, the group actually, our staff goes out and meets with the person and retrains them and mak story. groupme wouldn't comment either. >> jeff, thanks.
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the only good thing is that there is a bunch of people on that group and people are raising flags the way it's being used, some of the stereotypes that are being used. >> i don't think i'm in favor. >> exactly. >> i've heard that white people sho shoplift too. just saying. >> yes, they do and other colored people too. >> yes. >> i'm not a fan, norah. tom hanks and steven spielberg were neighbors long before working together. did you know that? ahead, the hollywood masters tell us why it took so long for them to pair up. plus a father's surprise,,
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. people all over california will take part in the annual great shake-out this morning. at 10:15, people will drop, cover and hold on. today the man accused of torching the halloween display at a san leandro walmart is due in court. police say antwan alexander johnson squirted lighter fluid on items all over the store and set halloween costumes on fire. coming up on "cbs this morning," a tipping point? restaurateur danny meyer is in studio 57. hear why he wants to get rid of gratuities. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
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good morning. the metering lights are on at the bay bridge. they were turned on at 5:37. you're backed up into the maze. all approaches to the bay bridge slow almost an hour from the carquinez bridge to the maze on 80. northbound 280 right at 11th, we have reports of a broken- down vehicle possibly an accident stuck in lanes. heavy delays in the area. also slow on 101 northbound and south 680 at jackson a new accident just reported. also look out for a wreck westbound 580 at greenville in the altamont pass. julie? >> we're looking at a mix of sun and clouds, fog this morning. a beautiful shot from our sutro cam. we had a unsettled morning. hi-def doppler showing a lot of activity south earlier today. thunderstorms, a lot of rain on doppler. showers in our region have tapered off though. we could see a few stray showers throughout the day. mild and muggy, topping out in the low to mid-80s areawide. dry on friday, chance of showers in the north on saturday, dry out more sunshine
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good morning to our viewers in the west, it is thursday, october 14, 2015. >> a restaurant group will stop taking tips. danny martell tells us why he is taking the risk. enter the system came back online and there are no signs that this failure had anything to do with a malicious attack. the explosion of violence in afghanistan led president obama to reconsider his decision.
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the campaign is suddenly upping the pressure on vice president biden. >> vice president biden finds to the line crosses it and then goes beyond it. >>. a fast moving wildfire near austin texas has threatened more than 100 homes. >> lamar odom is still not out of the words and he is still fighting for his live. the people who are texting each other are sort of reveling in this game of following people around and saying it's suspicious. >> bernie sanders is feeling pretty good about how he did on saturday night.
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here he is busting a move with ellen. >> this is something i thought i would never see. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. investigator ask is brought down the no-fly list. a officers had the to check passenger's names against the watch list by hand. the outage affected cities from coast to coast. >> it left people stranded, confused and frustrated for hours. the line got longer and longer. clinton's campaign chairman said it's time for biden to decide whether he's fwog to join the campaign.
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biden said he thought all the candidates performed well tuesday night and left it at that. bernie sanders said he has raised nearly a billion dollars since the beginning of the campaign. donald trump called bernie sanders -- 13 of its new york restaurants, starting at to the modern in late november, you will no longer find a tip line on your check and there will be no need to leave additional cash on the table, the coat check or the bar. >> good morning. >> you call this hospitality included. why are you doing this? >> i love the hospitality business more than anyone else on earth, what i don't love is a situation in which during the
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30-year career that i have had is the disparity is what somebody can make in the dining area than in the kitchen. >> the waiters in our restaurant when we eliminate tipping will make as much or more when we eliminate tipping. i don't think the general public understands where the tipping going. not only is the waiter sharing it with all the other waiters are not allowed to share it with the kitchen. so the people that cooked your food -- >> does it have to do with ta s taxes? >> gratuities are only allowed to be given to the those who
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came face to face with you. the cooks are sweating a little bit more while the waiters are counting a lot more cash. >> the person i want to be happy is the cook. >> people say if it's too good to be true, does it mean we're going to the pay in other ways, that now the prices of the food is going to go up? >> the price of your meal is exactly what it is. when people decided years ago that they wanted to use organic food, it was put approximate into the menu prices. what do we pay our servers as well. and that's our responsibility to do it. at the end of the day, when you get your credit card bill a month later, that line when you come to one of our restaurants
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should look exactly the same as if you had tipped. the bottom line will be the same mpbls but we don't have to worry about who cannot get tips to make it an equitiable playing field. >> that's one of the most demoralizing things in the world when a waiter gets stiffed for a tip but it may not have been his fault. >> this will revolutionize eating if other restaurants follow your lead. can you guarantee that it will only be a 20% increase in the menu price or could you go 30% as others are suggesting? >> i think it's important to understand that january 1 of next year, minimum wage is going to be going up everywhere.
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as soon as minimum wage goes up, not just our restaurant, but every other restaurant is going to have to go up in prices. we looked at that moment 24 time and said if we're going to have to raise our prices anyway, why tonight we use that opportunity to make the restaurant business a more sustainable thing. with we just got hit with the biggest single labor shortage in talented cooki ining than we ha ever seen. when you want to go to a cooking school costs of thousands of dollars, how do you tell your parents i want to go to work for $10 an hour. >> thank you, restaurant legend. our conversation with tom
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hanks and steven spielberg about what it's like to work together. >> how to you stay to tom hanks that was good, but would you can do it again? >> i say that was great, that was b,,
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♪ to tom hanks and steven lber tom hanks and steven spielberg join forces for their next action adventure. the actors talked to us about their partnership and their friendship in hollywood. >> do you go to him and say tom,
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i've got this or do you say guess what, stephen we have to do? >> egot word of a story that a young playwrite has brought -- >> a cold war drama based on traa events and steeped in intrigue and espionage. >> we agreed on the rules and that's what makes us americans. >> tom hanks plays james donovan. later donovan is called on to negotiate a prisoner swap. garry powers had been shot down and was held by the soviet union. >> this was all news to me and i called tom on the phone and said i would love for you to read
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this. >> you said there was nobody you could envision playing the part of tom donovan. >> when i got the call, i got out trumpets and i can cut up the newspaper and used it like confetti and threw it all over the house. >> and you tom are such a student of history. >> i am. it's crazy, nonfiction entertainment to me is a better way to spbd your time than anything they could make up. >> i wanted to see what tom donovan looked like so i thought that was an interesting thing. i can't say i was interested in the story before, but after i looked at the movie, i went wow. >> it should open people's eyes to things they knew nothing about. >> is that the reason you go to the movies?
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i didn't know that. >> it's as easy as the film will let it be. because finding private ryan was a tough movie to make. >> get out! >> it depends on the genre we're in. >> saving private ryan was the first time that hanks and spielberg teamed up. >> our kids go to the same school. and the car pool lane is at the same time. he ale be driving by the front of my house and i'll be playing ball with the kids, he'll roll the window down, i would like to talk but i got to the get the kids to school. >> we have been neighbored and friends for a long time before
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we professionally started working together. >> how do you say to tom hanks, that was good, but would you do it again? >> i would say that was great, that was magic, do it again. >> sometimes he'll say, go something different. >> i remember seeing a listening time the mabeling of an indiana jones movie, the one where harrison is on the tank, and they're setting up shop and i remember harrison ford said he was doing something with his hand and he said steven how do you like this in the foreground? he said i love it in the foreground. i said you get to say things like that? >> it's weird, people can can make all the assumptions, a movie is like a living breathing
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thing. i don't like the cement to dry until they have to yank the film out of my hands and put it in mo theaters because it's always changing, it's always evolving. >> it's the 40th anniversary of jaws and i read -- >> is it really? >> 75, it came out. >> steven, you should know that. >> i should know that, but i don't pay attention to those things. i guess i'll pay attention on the 50th anniversary. >> but 40 is big. when people go dun dun dun dun people know what that is. you' someone said you'll never have that kind of success. >> what they said was that you'll never make another movie, period, that movie was so
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overbudget, by $3.2 million and i think it went to $10 million. i was really in shock that we even finished the movie. it didn't sink in what jaws had become in the country. the only experience i had was that i thought we had a popular movie. i was standing in line in the summertime to get ice cream, but people were talking about jaws in line to get their ice cream cone. >> the piedmont theater in piedmont, california, i remember it because the day before, murray hamilton who played the hay your told chief brody, you can't close the beaches, tomorrow's the fourth of july. i said, guys, tomorrow is the
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fourth of july. it was a big moment for all of us. that was the first movie i stood in line for. >> hanks says starring in spielberg's films are always a great experience. >> because i had done this before, the other guys in the movie said what can we expect? i said the best thing that can happen on a set is when steven disappears and you see him somewhere in the periphery of the set with a finder in his eyes which means he's looking for something that's going to be solid gold and you just hope you're in it somewhere. >> i shared a desk with peter bixby who wrote jaws and he took a percentage of the movie and he sent someone out there personally to pick up the check. >> you can feel the admiration and the chemistry between them. >> we'll show you what happened
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♪ perhaps not what you expect to see roaming the halls of a high school. a black bear snuck into a high school in boseman, montana, yesterday. a staff sergeant herded the bear out and nobody was hurt.
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>> herd a bear out. >> ahead, emark office will op your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. it's 8:25. time for news headlines. a new u.s. patent and trademark office will open in downtown san jose today. the silicon valley office will provide outreach services for inventors, entrepreneurs, startups, researchers and others. new surveillance pictures have been released of the stabbing o spencer stone. a toyota camera is the getaway car. stone was stabbed in month outside a bar. coming up on "cbs this morning," a conversation with an author about a book he wrote called city on fire, about new york in the 1970s. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
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checking the roads we have reports of an accident westbound 580 at carolyn. injuries reported, blocking lanes, good delays through there. westbound 580 slow-and-go anyway as you work your way out of castro valley there. we are seeing delays also on the northbound side of 880 out of hayward into oakland. southbound 101, you're in novato, san rafael commute, 12 miles an hour in some spots. delays there. good news the golden gate bridge things look good into san francisco no delays from 580. bay bridge metering lights
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remain on. you're backed up into the maze. also, seeing some big delays on this portion of 880 in oakland. northbound after all those cars are headed to the maze upwards of 42 minutes or the northbound side from 238 into oakland. and the san mateo bridge still busy about a 30-minute ride from 880 to 101. let's check the forecast. here's julie. starting off with a hazy view of the bridge this morning, with fog, clouds and some sun. it's been an unsettled start to the day. hi-def doppler showing thunderstorms, showers, even some bouts of heavy rain to the south. around the bay a few scattered showers early this morning. we could see a stray shower or two throughout the day but big headline today is a muggy day. mild temperatures topping out in the 80s in the warmest spots. tomorrow we dry out. sat showers in the north bay. then sunday into monday, early next week, high pressure builds in temperatures increase, plenty of sunshine.
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morning." coming up in this half hour, an nfl star puts his hometown ahead of a big ole payday. new orleans saints cornerback keenan lewis is offering golden inspiration you could say for a new generation of athletes. also tracy wolfson is at the mercedes-benz dome in new orleans. she will have a preview of "thursday night football." plus, the first time nolf t novelist who won a 2 million dollar vans meet the author behind "city on fire." his book is set in an era some would rather forget. that is ahead. "the san francisco chronicle" reports on the
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arrival today of the self-driving tuesday freeway speed, changing lanes, and using brakes to avoid a collision. the "los angeles times" reports on the resignation of a prominent astronomer at uc berkeley. the school found he investigated sexual harassment policy for years but let off with only a warning. rapper jay-z.'s copyright tile, he toot stand yesterday in los angeles. he says elbow he had permission to use "elements of an egyptian
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song." ♪ >> defense lawyers are expected to begin their case today. "the new york times" reports pro tennis player beshard is suing after a fall at the united states open. her suit is against the united states tennis association and the national tennis center. she says she slipped on a cleaning solution left on the floor and had an injury that forced had toer to withdraw fro tournament. caroline westlake was a cat expert at the zoo and attacked another employee who was a monkey handler and a fight over the llama keeper. a judge ordered her for pay more
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than 1,200 dollars and serve community service. i think that is a funny story. welcome back. we missed charlie. he was gone for three days. >> we did. welcome back. funny a mir cat expert. i thought of the social media thing. she was an expert in the mir cat? >> and strange things happening at the zoo. week six of the nfl season kicks off tonight right here on cbs. the 1-4 new orleans saints hope to pull off an upset against the undefeated atlanta falcons. the falcons this year are one of six perfect teams. tracy wolfson, "the nfl on cbs" lead game reporter is on the field at the mercedes-benz superdo superdome in new orleans. good morning! what do you think we will see tonight? >> you mentioned the zoo. i think this place will be a zoo
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tonight. a rivalry game between the two nfc south teams. you mentioned it. new orleans is struggling and trying to find their way. the atlanta falcons is undefeated. one of the surprise teams right now in the nfl. it should be interesting. i think it's going to take a lot to stop this nfc south atlanta falcons power offense that they have. julio jones just clicking on all cylinders and devante freeman and matt ryan. the defense the saints has been struggling. the question going is how will julio jones be? he is dealing with a hamstring injury. i am told he is not on a pitch count tonight and expected to play. >> what did drew brees? having a tough time this season and one of the nicest guys in the nfl. what do you think about him? they say he is 36 and some say that is a little old in the nfl. are his best days behind him? >> tom brady is older. >> i don't think it's old in the nfl. we have seen several players around that age perform at a high level. it is interesting.
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you mentioned it. he is struggling definitely mightily this year. he is not surrounded by the parts that he used to have. they lost jimmy graham and drew brees dealing with a shoulder injury a few weeks ago. i was told he is 100% but you never really know. they need a win but i think his future is definitely questionable with the new orleans saints. >> tom brady is 38 and playing pretty well for 38. >> that's right. >> or pretty. 28, he is playing well. >> is there an advantage for the saints playing at their hometown in the superdome? >> you know, there is but they haven't been as dominate at home as they have been in the past. this atlanta team is a different team run by dan quinn, taking over this year. he just provides this mentality of toughness, play fast, play competitive, never give up. they won four of their five games in the fourth quarter. they have had to come from behind to win. so this is a completely different atlanta team that i
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did not think will be in awe of this stadium which, by the way, they have played in here before. >> let's talk about sunday's game, tracy. some are calling it deflategate revenge with the patriots and the colts. what is your take on that? >> reporter: you know what? i look at it as it's in the past. that is just a media thing and everybody is just talking about it. once they kick off, it is just another game to me. yeah, of course, tom brady, he will certainly be playing with capturing the
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journey and james brown, who hosts "the nfl today" on cbs takes us to landry walker high school. >> get everybody up over here. >> reporter: for saints cornerback keenan lewis, new orleans is more than a city he plays in. it's home and giverg back to his hometown is never far from his mind. >> keenan wants to say a few words to you all. >> fortunately, i was one of those guys to have an opportunity to play in a super bowl so it's an honor to give back and i always like to give back to my community so i would
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like to present this ball to coach. >> keenan has been the inspiration for us to continue to show that each and every one of you all inspire to be and make it out like he did, so we want to give him another hand. >> reporter: growing up in the shadow of the superdome, lewis always hoped an nfl stadium would one day be his workplace. >> it was tough growing up, you know, in this community. you always hear about everything taking place. you don't get too many stories that guys had opportunity to make it to the national football league, so that was a dream i always had, i always wanted to accomplish. >> reporter: with just his mom at home, keenan looked to his football coach for guidance. >> coach power stepped in and played that father figure role and that was tremendously important. east monterrey court where i grew up at playing out here with the other guys and gave me the opportunity to play.
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>> we gave you opportunity. you just had to wait your turn. you had to wait your turn. >> i had to find my way. >> reporter: after being drafted by pittsburgh, lewis found his way to the super bowl. later, he turned down more money from the steelers to sign with his hometown saints. >> it wasn't about the money. it was about me coming back and showing the youth that dreams do come true and take into consideration to me accomplishing the thing that they dream of, maybe it will make them play even harder. you stop me? drive through that ball. colin get a little pass and in the nfl, one run, touchdown. >> he's a motivator. when i see him, i think to myself, he did it, he was in the same position, also the same school as me, and he made it out. so i really think i think i can make it out also. >> you don't go no power. as soon as he runs to you and dodge, he's done. as soon as they come back around, boom. >> i want to be like him one
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day. one day, i want to play in the nfl and be successful and come back and give back to my people as well. >> 1-2-3! >> 1-2-3. >> win! >> that's why you set your goals. you try to reach your goals by, you know, looking at that football and say i want to do the same thing that keenan did. >> dreams do come true, no matter what the situation you face, you know, you can accomplish your dreams. >> i love these stories. what i like is when all of them, when the players go back to look on the kid' eyes when they are looking at him saying, he did it, maybe i can. >> yeah. because they view them as such heroes, right? >> keenan lewis, got a new fan. >> a new fan, indeed. a big city, a big book and one author's dream that put him on top. up next the child of the south who launched a bidding war over,
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♪ it was the people who bore the brunt of the blackout struggling through a night and most of the day without lights, elevators, subways or air-conditioners. steve young reports on how they handled it. >> new york in july of 1977 faced a blackout that lasted more than a day. cbs news cameras captured that summer's looting and arson and chaos. that era inspired a first-time novelist, "city on fire" this season's most talked about new book. new yorkers of the '70s lived
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with constant unseize. the big apple nearly went bankrupt and the son of sam terrorized millions. jeff glor spoke to the author of "city on fire" about a novel that sparked a bidding war wayne a huge advance. >> there is a moment, you know, on the turnpike and you look out the window and you see, for the first time in that trip, the skyline. ♪ >> and it had always seemed to be saying to me, you're here, you made it. you're home. >> reporter: you thought this is it? this is where i'm meant to be? >> this is where all of the people who aren't meant to be anywhere else, you know? are meant to be. >> reporter: the spark of an idea that would become the biggest and boldest novel of his generation came to garth hobarth in 2003. >> i got off the bus and had white heat in my brain. >> reporter: 12 years after this north carolina native made a
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fateful trip into manhattan, "city on fire" hit shelves at 944 pages. hallberg wrote it longhand. >> even though it seemed unpublishable to me. >> reporter: unpublishable. >> i knew it would be somewhere between 875 and 970 pages long. those kinds of -- i shouldn't see those kinds of books being published. >> reporter: why did you do it? >> because it had to be done. it was a joy. it was a joy to do. >> reporter: diana miller is his editor. >> it was a warm and to have the smarts and emotional side together seamlessly is a great combination. >> reporter: city on fire is set in the new york of the 1970s, focusing on the heirs to a great fortune and the messy lives and city they along amongst. >> out again. >> i knew it! >> reporter: including the blackout of 1977. >> it was a miserable muggy
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wednesday night. >> part of the sense of possession that i felt in the 45-second space where the entire book came to me was that somehow i had been dreaming about or communicating with this time period for years. i had been driving around. >> reporter: you wanted to live in that time period? >> i didn't -- it wasn't a choice. i mean, i'm driving around the back road in north carolina, you know, feeling like nobody gets it. ♪ >> and listening to ps atti smith. >> you didn't live through this era but people who did live through this era in the '70s in new york, seem to think that you nailed what the city was. >> they did such a good job leaving a set of traces, photographs, albums, books. this was the go-to desk. >> reporter: hallberg is 36 years old and spent much of his time researching the novel inside new york's main library and four years thinking about
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"city on fire" five years writing it and another couple of years watching a bidding war develop over who would publish it. in the end knopf won for a reported $2 million. do you think about the money part of it? >> as little as i can. >> reporter: why? >> that's not a youthful set of thoughts to have in mind when i sit down at the desk to work on the next thing. >> reporter: because it's transactional? >> because it's transactional, and good art isn't. >> reporter: but the rights to "city on fire" have been sold for a movie producer and means the book will likely be on the big screen. >> as the blocks piled up between him and the grief counselor's officer. >> reporter: hallberg just left for an 18-city book tour won't say what else the future holds. for now, he is letting readers linger over the past. for "cbs this morning," jeff glor, new york.
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