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with a single kite. >> yeah. pretty amazing. >> looks like a giant drone. >> it does. >> doesn't it? >> have a great day. good morning to our are in . a raging wildfire, never seen flames like this. 80 feet. homes at risk. >> mr. donald trump's new campaign manager be able to build a ground game. kellyanne conway is in studio 57. ryan lochte reportedly changes key details about his accounts of an armed robbery. his teammates are removed from their flight home from brazilian authorities. we begin with today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds.
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we're up against a fire that is burning so aggressively we're struggling to keep up with it. >> a wildfire rakie raging out f control in california. >> we haven't seen this before. >> i can tell you that this fire came out screaming. >> trees exploding from the heat. >> the swimmers, along with ryan lochte are under investigation. >> if the whole thing is made up, why? >> the death toll is rising in southern louisiana, as floodwaters start to recede. >> meanwhile, storms hit the midatlantic region. >> nobody knew what to do. >> i think the last couple of days have been great for donald trump. >> donald trump's campaign took on a much different look, after a big shake-up. >> he can hire and fire anybody he wants from his campaign. there is no new donald trump.
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this is it. >> incredible rescue at sea, more than 500 passengers evacuated from a burning ship off the coast of puerto rico. >> a wild scene at a press conference. >> hey, connor, don't throw that. connor, connor. >> all that -- >> you guys are down, and it makes sense that there would -- >> says who? >> polls. most of them. >> who? >> all of them. >> says who? >> polls. i just told you, i answered your question. >> okay, which polls? >> all of them. >> okay. >> all that matters. >> campaigning with joe bide dede biden goes, so do his hugs. >> it looks like he is holding a cat. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the united states sweep in the women's 100 hurdle. >> he takes command. rollins wins it. ali in second. it is a u.s. sweep. the first sweep in this event in
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olympic history. >> this morning's eye-opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. well ccome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off. 1,500 firefighters battling a rapidly growing wildfire in california that is almost the size of san francisco, flames erupted along mountains northeast of los angeles, several homes have been gutted. but officials cannot confirm how many. >> more than 82,000 people are under evacuation orders today. the blue cut fire has exploded to cover 40 square miles. this morning, it is only 4% contained. carter evans is in wright wood, about 40 miles outside of los angeles with the exhausting battle. good morning, carter. >> reporter: good morning. you can see the fire, still raging behind me right, tas
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travels up the hillside. firefighters have told me personally they have never seen a wildfire like this one. it grows so fast, with so much voracity. there are 1,500 firefighters on the line right now. 178 engineers and ten air tankers, a massive effort. but despite all of effort they've put in, the flames are still growing. one look at the huge walls of flame san bernardino county, and it becomes clear. >> we had to continually retreat against the wall of fire, and that was something that i haven't witnessed in this section ever. we have strike teams here, and remember, the priorities are life, property and infrastructure. lives include firefighters' lives. we can't stand in front of that 80 foot wall zrchl. >> reporter: it is the spot fires that remains.
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it tore through neighborhoods, with home after home, going up in flames. it was only after smoke cleared wednesday, that we could see the full extent of the devastation. >> i can tell you that this fire came out screaming through this section of the burn area. >> reporter: the fire fight continued on the ground, and from the air. this wildfire, now stretches more than 17 miles, cajon boulevard to wrightwood, which remains under evacuation orders. >> obviously there is a very large threat there. >> reporter: despite the threat, some there say they're staying put. >> reporter: how bad would it have to get for you to leave. >> really close. >> reporter: but erica nicoli isn't taking any channels. >> we sat up watching it and when they say it goes fast, it goes fast, okay. they're not kidding. >> reporter: you can see how the wind is almost blowing these
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flames horizontally right now. it is these conditions that make it so difficult for firefighters, and that's expected to continue through tonight. >> thank you, carter. well, three american olympic swimmer expect to meet with police again today, near rio. they were answering questions about ryan lochte's claim that he and the other three swimmers were robbed this past weekend. lochte has apparently changed parts of his story and police have not confirmed some of the details. ben tracy is in rio, and has surveillance video that raises new doubts about the ee alleged holdup. good morning, ben. >> reporter: good morning. unlike his fellow swimmers, ryan lochte had already got own a plan and back to the united states before the police here in rio could find him to re-question him about what they say are inconsistencies in his story. as of last night, lochte's story seemed to change again.
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this surveillance video obtained by daily shows ryan lochte and oh three other american swimmers at 7:00 a.m. they note the men do not appear shaken and even joke around. they point to conflicting accounts of the alleged mugging. that's why two of the swimmers, gunnar bentz and jack congor, initially lochte said a dramatic tell, posing as police while riding in a taxi with his teammates. >> they pulled us over, they pulled out their guns, they told the others to get down on the ground and the guy pulled out his gun. he cocked it, put it to my forehead and said get down, and i was like, i put my hands up. i was like whatever. >> lochte then apparently told police a single gunman held them up and took 400. while jimmy feigan said one was
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armed. lochte's version changed again. he reportedly told nbc there were exactly two gunmen and that the gun was pointed generally in his direction. he also said the swimmers' taxi was not pulled over, but instead, was at a gas station when they were held up. lochte says the mugging took place after a night during which all four swimmers went out partying. there were questions about the robbery from the very beginning. olympic officials denied it had taken place but then later backtracked. >> i guess the story may change. >> reporter: lochte, a member of the men's relay team that took gold in rio, stood by his story all week. his attorney says brazilian officials are trying to dedplekt criticism of problems at the errrio games. >> the two swimmers detained here in rio are now released, but not allowed to leave brazil
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until they testify, and they are expect today police rater today. charlie. >> ben tracy in rio, thanks. the new top executives at donald trump's campaign promised to highlight their candidate's strengths in the weeks ahead. they were front and center yesterday with a meeting with trump, before he got his first national security briefing as the republican nominee. after the staff overhauled, they say they plan to start running more ads this week, and also pay more attention to attracting new voters. major garrett looks at the public debut of trump's new campaign team. major, good morning. >> good morning, yesterday's meeting looked a bit like a presidential campaign session, they were ushered in as donald trump discussed national security. michael flynn was the marquee advisor, but trump, we are told, tapped former new york mayor, rudy giuliani to organize task forces to discuss isis. of course, the spotlight was also on the two newest people in
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the room. donald trump quietly listening at a round table, giving a first glimpse, his first, kellyanne conway sat next to paul manafort, and steve bannon. >> you need to add more people. it is a busy time getting to the last 12 weeks of the campaign. >> conway's key role will be to travel with trump, providing a voice he respects, something missing since trump sacked his first campaign manager, corey lewandowski. several sources say manafort's role has been diminished, and acknowledged trump has lost ground since the gop convention. conway denied those claims. >> paul has the exact same title he had yesterday. and many of the responsibilities. >> in a memo, manafort said he'll continue to provide the big picture, long range campaign vision.
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but cbs news has learned state organizations are only now developing and many lack the resources and guidance to compete in the fall. despite the corporate sounding title, new ceo bannon was once called the most dangerous political in american. he honed at breitbart news. he will provide fodder for trump attacks on hillary clinton, this june interview with trump is but one example. >> over the weekend, she would not say radical islam. do you believe she can stand up under scrutiny with her track record. >> i don't think she can. i think she is very weak. i think she is a person that doesn't have what it takes. >> we are told manafort, conway and bannon, all spoke freely during the national security conversation. no outward awkwardness was detextsed and that took a bit of an edge off the shake-up. hours later, charlie, trump received his first classified intelligence briefing as the gop nominee. >> major, thanks. kellyanne conway will be
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with us in studio 57 in the next hour. she talks about her role in the weeks ahead and her expectations. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." the latest polls in three important swing states show hillary clinton is ahead. the quinnipiac poll shows he has double digit advantages in colorado and virginia. clinton leads in iowa by three points. a different poll gives donald trump an 11 point edge in indiana. nancy cordes reports on how clinton is down-playing her resent surge. >> let's face it. it is not the worst problem in the world, but leading by a lot comes with its own set of challenges. first and foremost, how do you keep your supporters, your volunteers and donors from assuming the race is over. >> don't be come place sant, my friends. >> one way, insisting that the race is a lot closer than they think. >> i'm the under dog until they call me the winner. >> a tough case to make, now that clinton is leading in most of the battleground states.
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recent polls show her up by 12 points in virginia, and 11 in pennsylvania. >> ask everybody you know to register. >> that didn't stop clinton from trying to enlist new volunteers in philadelphia this week. >> we have pact ket packets at so you cancan vas. >> michael dukakis was leading in late july. by election day, that poll had bush winning by 12 points. >> there are just 83 days left in this election. >> as clinton counts down the days her campaign strategy is to play it safe. she has not had an official press conference in 258 days. her last network interview was nearly three weeks ago. where she got tripped up again, answering questions about her e-mails. >> director comey said my answers were truthful. >> her running mate has been doing a series of interviews and asked about his assertion in
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2002 that president clinton should have resigned, following the monica lewinsky scand scand >> 20 years ago, i was disappointed, but no reason to re-litigate problems 20 years ago. what do we do today and tomorrow. >> clinton herself has seen first hand that voter complacency can have consequences. she was leading in michigan by 20 points before that primary earlier this year, but ended up losing to some of her supporters may have felt she didn't need them to go out and vote. her campaign, margaret, wants to prevent that kind of thing from happening in november. >> nancy, thank you. historic flooding in louisiana, could lead to the state's biggest housing crisis since hurricane katrina. the disaster has led to at least 13 deaths, tens of thousands of homes are affected, forcing many people to stay in shelters. 20 louisiana parishes have been declared disaster areas. many of them are still under flash flood warnings today.
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omar villa franco is there. >> reporter: good morning. the power is still on at the post office, but thousands of residents haven't had electricity for days. 40,000 homes were damaged during the flood and it is clear that parts of southern louisiana will never be the same. days after record rain triggered catastrophic flooding, it is still inundated with water. wednesday, emergency teams continued search and rescue missions. parts of livingston parish are only accessible by boat. >> have you ever seen it like this? >> not this bad. >> reporter: we road along with national guard troops still hunkered down in their homes. the national guard looks for two things when they're out on search and rescue missions. barking dogs, and boats. people here don't leave their dogs behind and if there a boat tied to the house, chances are,
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they're still inside. around three quarters of the homes here in livingston are a total loss. overall, an estimated 40,000 are damaged. clean up could be costly. less than 21% of residential properties in louisiana have flood insurance. >> we lost everything in katrina, came here, and ten years later, lost everything again. >> reporter: from the ground, and from the air, sandbags are being piled up as areas prepare for the possibility of more flooding from overflowing canals. >> right here, we found it just like this. >> reporter: the damage has already been done to this baton rouge home. >> i know it is material things and you can always get them back, but it is -- it crushes you. you feel like you're violated. >> reporter: baton rouge, received another 3.5 inches of rain on wednesday, and more scattered storms in today's forecast. >> omar, thanks. the coast guard is
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investigating what caused a fire on a ferry off the coast of puerto rico. more than 500 people ee v evacuated the ship. the troubled history with inspections. mish gichell michelle, good morning. >> it runs several t every week between puerto rico and he dominican republic. yesterday, this routine trip turned into a nightmare for 511 passengers and crew on board when a fire reportedly broke out in the engine room. from the shores, smoke could be seen rising from the ship. a closer look shows an army of boats and choppers surrounding it. as passengers wearing life vests road down the emergency slides to rescue boats. the u.s. coast guard assisted in bringing the passengers and crew to san juan harbor. >> the ship, a lot of smoke, six
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to eight feet swell, it wasn't easy, but thank god carried out successfully. >> more than 100 people were treated. at least two dozen others were taken to the hospital with more serious injuries. one person can be seen taken away on a stretcher. the passengers, mostly dominican, included dozens of school-aged children headed to athletic competitions in puerto rico. exactly what started the fire remains under investigation. according to a report, the u.s. coast guard discovered 107 deficiencies during 63 inspections of the ship since 2010. including a january 2015 inspection, stated oil full lines should be screened or protected in some way to avoid oil spray or leakages on to hot surfaces. now, the coast guard says the ship ran a ground more than 3,000 feet off the shore, they have established a 1,000 yard safety zone around the vessel,
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and say there are no reports of the ship leaking any pollution like fuel it. >> the good news, everybody got out okay. what a way to start your vacation. thank you, michelle. donald trump's campaign chairman denies receiving millions from a pro russian party in ukraine, so who signed for all that money? we're in ukraine with the evidence against paul mana announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by chick-fil-a.
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health. your local news is up next. hotel. overturn the utility's conviction on six criminal charges, related to the deadly an bruno. good morning, it's 7:26. i'm kenny choi. pg&e has requested a federal judge to overturn the utility convictions on six criminal charges related to the deadly pine line disaster in san bruno. it was last week that a federal jury convicted pg&e of obstructing a federal investigation into the explosion and fire. the other five charges were for pipeline safety violations. san jose-based cisco systems has made it official. it will cut about 5500 jobs. that's about 7% of the company's global workforce. but a lot less than the number projected in earlier news reports. and in the next half-hour of "cbs this morning," a rising hollywood star is facing some tough questions over a sexual assault case. we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. california's clean air laws are working.
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good morning. i'm roqui theus in the "kbc traffic center." time now 7:27. we have a traffic alert here in walnut creek. southbound 680 at rudgear road a two-car crash on the shoulder causing delays. cars driving about 30 miles per hour. and then our morning hot spot in pittsburg has been bad all morning, westbound 4 highway 4 at railroad avenue. that accident is cleared. but also behind it, again at somersville road two cars in the center divide backed up to "a" street causing major delays up to 11 miles per hour. and here's a look at your downtown, um, bay bridge, the maze to downtown westbound will take but 15 minutes. looking hazyout there, "ro." >> it is hazy. in fact, we now have delays at sfo up to 49 minutes on some arriving flights. good morning, everybody. right now our temperatures are pretty much in the 50s and in the 60s. later today, climbing from the 60s through the 70s into the
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♪ china's gymnastics team showed off this human jump rope in rio. look at that! oh, my gosh. it brought cheers from the crowd yesterday when the gymnasts threw their teammate up in the air and then successfully caught him. it's creepy and scary at the same time shra! >> it's mostly skill. >> you're right, charlie. do not try that at home. good morning. it is thursday, august 18th, coming up this half hour, the missing link to donald trump's campaign chairman. listing the cash payments that
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paul manafort said he had nothing to do with. charlie d'agata is in ukraine with more information from that investigation. more lilts frhighlights froo olympics. the u.s. track team won three medals in one hour last night. we will show you the three american women who made history in a single race. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "wall street journal" reports that the united states shipment of $400 million to iran was carefully timed to follow the freeing of american prisoners. video from january showed three released americans landing in switzerland. critics say the payment amounted to ransom. the obama administration denies buying the prisoners freedom. it says iran was being paid back for a failed 1979 arms deal. britain's telegraph reports on a wounded boy in syria who captures the horror of war. the 5-year-old was rescued from a building in aleppo hit by proregime air strikes last night. his imagine was shared thousands
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of times on social media. video shows the stunned boy sitting in an ambulance, covered in dust, with a head injury. he was treated and released later that night. >> i saw that picture early in >> very difficult to see that. but i hope he is all right. bloomberg news reports that aetna insurer threaten to quit obamacare. they said they will pull out of insurance exchanges. they said they will back out if official tried to block hits 37 billion dollar merger with humana. last month, anti-trust officials filed suit to block that teal. aetna maintains the loss is not the lawsuit are the reason for this move. "usa today" reports on how the man who shot dallas police officers had his own gun taken away when he was in the army.
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last month, johnson murdered five officers and was later killed by a police robot. the newly report says in 2014, johnson's gone was confiscate and he was the man's father is in a mexican prison. one of hollywood's rising stars is facing tough questions about his past. nate parker recently inked a multimillion dollar contract with a hollywood studio. his movie, "the birth of a nation" got two awards in the sundance network. but vladimir duthiers shows us why a sexual assault case from 17 years ago is bringing up new
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questions. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. nate parker reopened old wounds when i expressed sorrow for the death of a woman he was once accused of sexually assaulting. he was cleared of all wrongdoing and said this week their encounter was consensual but he admitted he should have used more wisdom as a teenager. nate parker is starring in "the birth of a nation." a film he produced, directed, and developed with gene selestin. the two men were roommates and on the wrestling squad at penn state university. in 1999 a woman accused him of raping her while on a night out. >> i won't go out by myself or shopping alone. >> reporter: the woman anonymous at the time and now identified as julia parker claim both men had sex with her after she passed out. nate parker and gene selestin said it was consensual.
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julia parker spoke with cbs affiliate wtaj in 2002 after she dropped out of penn state. >> i'm in my hometown and i can't go anywhere alone without being fearful. >> reporter: in a facebook post, nate parker said he was devastated and filled with profound soror and just learned that julia parker ended her own life several years ago. >> submit yourself to your masters. >> reporter: parker's film "the birth of a nation" about an 1831 save rebellion has been considered a contender for an academy award. fox search light which paid more than $17 million to acquire the film said of parker on wednesday he was found innocent and cleared of all charges. we stand behind nate and are proud to bring this important and powerful story to the screen. >> we are in unprecedented territory here where a star and producer and director is the face of the movie is facing very serious allegations. >> reporter: "variety" chief
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says the next six months will be a challenge for nate parker. >> can he sustain a story in these interviews and explain questions that people have about the case and in the interviews in a way that doesn't alienate people from buying tickets to the movie. >> reporter: julia parker's family told cbs news after all this time these men are being held accountable for their actions and continued while we cannot protect the victim from this media storm we can do the best to protect our son. the family asked for privacy. parker is expected to be at the film festival in september and his film opens in december. team usa is looking to build on its winning streak in the rio olympics. the u.s. grabbed another nine medals yesterday. the women of team usa helped to pad the country's impressive medal count. no other nation is
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but on wednesday, that all changed in a very historic way. >> they go over the first hurdle and rollins has a slight lead. >> reporter: inside olympic stadium, the self-described american dream team hurdled into the record books. >> final hurlged. rollins wins it! >> reporter: the united states became the first country in olympic history to sweep the women's 100-meter hurdles. >> 1, 2, 3 for the united states! >> reporter: and the first-ever sweep by american women in a track and field event. brianna rollins took home goled and nia ali silver, and kristi castlin, the bronze. >> a beautiful jump. >> reporter: in the long jump finals, the american women continued team usa's medal haul. >> 23.6. >> reporter: reigning world
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champion upset teammate and defending olympic champion brittany reese after a massive 23 1/2-foot leap. reese settled for silver. nine miles away on copacabana beach, kerri walsh jennings and april ross had some unfinished business to tend to. >> it's over. >> reporter: the volleyball duo dug out a dramatic come from behind victory over top ranked brazil and winning bronze. less than 24 hours after watching their gold medal hopes slip away on the same court. it's kerri walsh jennings' fourth olympic medal of her career. >> bolt comes away flying out of the box. >> reporter: and the fastest man on the planet continues to sail past the fastest competition in the world. >> here he comes in the final meterses. >> reporter: jamaican sprinter usain bolt breezed rry about is justingatlin who
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surprisingly didn't make the finals tonight. >> he would have been a great nfl running back. >> isn't he having a good time teasing everyone when he is running on the track. he looks behind and away! it's fun to watch him. >> that phrase never look back may be gaining on you. >> that's right. new information about donald trump's campaign chairman and his links to alleged off-the-book payments in ukraine. charlie d'agata is in kiev. >> we are in ukraine with the latest on the case of the missing millions and donald
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press that donald trump's campaign chairman helped a political party in ukraine secretly send more $2 million to washington lobbiesists. paul manafort was a consultant for that pro russian party. a handwritten ledger shows the party set aside millions of dollars in undisclosed cash payments for manafort. charlie d'agata has seen part of the evidence enin kiev, the ukrainian capital. >> reporter: more than two years ago, this independence square was in chaos. president viktor yanukovych ovhandouts and
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some to paul manafort from viktor yanukovych, the president of ukraine at the time. this man is in charge of the investigation. are you investigating paul manafort? >> we are investigating all this black ledger, including name paul manafort in this case. we have a lot of questions. what is this money, paid for? taxes? and so on. >> reporter: the prosecutor confirmed that manafort's name appears 12 times for 22 different entries, totals $12.7 million between 2007 and 2012. manafort denies receiving any cash payments that and that is
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not his signature on the ledger. investigators say they are tracking down those who did sign for the cash. the ledger is held at the anti-corruption bureau. we weren't allowed to film the manafort pages because of the ongoing investigation, but a source showed us a copy of one page. on october 5th, 2012, paul manafort's name appears against the sum of $400,000 designated for exit polling. another for $812,000 was market for international observers. this is the last registered address for manafort's company here in downtown kiev but the new tenants told us that office has been empty for more than two years. before manafort became trump's right hand man, he spent the better part of a decade rebranding yanukovych, both at home and to the west. here is how that worked out. yanukovych was toppled in 2014 and he is now exiled in russia.
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prosecutors told us they will consider bringing criminal charges against paul manafort like every other name allegedly on that list if they believe there is any wrongdoing. gayle? >> thank you, thaercharlie. a group of campers in tennessee have a wild enkourncounter. ahead the hungry bear who greeted them after they arrived at their cabin. welcome, campers! >> i was going to,,
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support: from california highway good morning. i'm kenny choi. today san jose city council votes on whether sjpd could use some support from california highway patrol. a councilman has suggested the extra officers could help with traffic citations and other nonhomicide cases. in palo alto, loyal movie- goers made a push to keep cinearts in business for as long as possible and a petition succeeded. they will get an extra 30 days of movies until the property's lease ends and the building gets repaired. and coming up on "cbs this morning," richard schlesinger has a 48 hours preview on the preppie murder case. we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,
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good morning, time now 7:57. i'm roqui theus in the "kbc traffic center.." let's take a look at highway westbound 4 at somersville road. this accident is clear now. we have had a lot of delays on this road all morning long. it's been our hot spot. the delays continue out of antioch. cars are moving 12 and 13 miles per hour. and then let's look at the san mateo bridge here. i-880 to 101 westbound will take about 20 to 30 minutes. so moving slowly. and also keep in mind, you guys, south bay northbound 85 before 280 there is a two-car crash there blocking the middle label. "ro"? >> we have a little, little bit of hope there, as you can see in our live weather camera looking out from our kpix 5 studios in the direction of the east bay. you see a little shimmer of some sunshine bouncing off the bay waters, otherwise very dark, very gray, temperature- wise in the 50s and 60s. 61 in livermore, san jose and redwood city. later today clearing all the way back to the coast. captions by: caption colorado ,,,
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good morning to the viewers in the west. it's thursday august 18th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more news ahead including trump's campaign leader. what the candidate needs to say to woman. first here is the eye opener at 8:00. firefighters have said that they have never seen a fire like this. ryan lochet got back to u.s. before they questioned him on the story. yesterday looks like a campaign session and then it was on the two new people.
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clinton says that there's consequences and ended up losing. 40,000 homes were damage in this flood. it's clear that parts of southern louisiana will never be the same. this routine trip turned into a nightmare for passengers and crew when a fire broke out in the room. the american track and field team has not won a single gold here on the track in rio. on wednesday that all change in a very historic way. having a great time. she has not given a real press conference in eight months. that's 250 days. the last time she gave a press conference jeb bush's family was still proud of him. that's how long it's been. i'm charlie rhoids with gayle king. firefighters are battling a
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massive and fast moving wild fire in southern california. crews in san bernardino county worked over night to try to stop the flames. more than 1,500 personnel are focussing on the fire. they're using 178 engines and ten air tankers. they say that it's unlike anything that they have seen. it's only four percent contained and covers 40 square miles. >> more than 82,000 people are under e vvacuations orders. the fire has destroyed several homes already, but there are not able to give an exact number on that. hillary clinton is telling the supporters not to let themselves be complacent because of the polls. the latest survey shows clinton leading in double digit in three battleground states, colorado, virginia and pennsylvania. trump holds an 11 point lead in
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indiana. a new chief executive and campaign manager. clinton told a rally that the changes do not mean that there's a new donald trump. >> i think it's fair to say that donald trump has shown us who he is. he is hire and fire anybody that he wants from the campaign. they can make him read new words from a tell prompter, but he is still the same man who insults gold star families, demeans woman, mocks people with disabilities, and thinks he knows more about isis than the generals. >> donald trump's new campaign manager conway joining us at the table. >> thank you. >> so what are you going to be do? are you going to be doing what a campaign manager does or are you managing the candidate? >> a little bit of both. i think that it's important to
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make sure that internally our structure is sound. people have the equipment and tools that they need. that includes charlie, the data folks. i am a big person on details politics. donald trump is a retail candidate. >> that is when he does not get in front of his own message. >> we have had a great message week. we started on monday with a speech on radical terrorism and what it is and why it matters. many feel that they have been at war for 15 years with a team we can not name. majority of americans feel safer and feel optimistic. we want to take a message directly to the american people and that's the goal. >> does the managing chair change in weeks how is this not trouble from the outside looking in? >> well, with 12 weeks to go and
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less of that now -- who is counting. with just 12 weeks to go gayle we look at it as a busy time for the campaign:when it comes to personnel and senior level staff, more is more. more of the big minds and broad shoulders that we can get. paul manafort is there and has the title. >> now, you have three leader it appears. at some point somebody has to make the call and be in strong. who is that? >> well, i respect him tremendously. he is the candidate that i and i would not have the threat to do what he has. >> that's the poll and famously said. it has failed and the campaign
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has been a referendum on donald trump. >> yeah, i agree with you. i made the remarks last month because i noticed that the democrats when asked when hillary clinton and the supporters are asked in interviews tell us what you're going to do about obama care. how do you explain the birth since 2013. they talk about donald trump. hillary clinton wants to talk about donald trump and we want to talk about the american people. >> you want to talk to woman in particular. donald trump said about mrs. clinton she lacks the physical and mental stamina for isis. she does not look presidential. how do you get him to stop saying things like that? >> well, it's a choice. i find it to be disappointing and coming for someone to be the
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commander in chief. she is reading from something that someone else wrote. there's not a single job that gets created from that or getting health care from that. i will pledge this to you. the way to speak to woman and all americans is through issues. we have to get away from the content free campaign and on to the substance. talking to the people that are struggling and talking to the people that are doing well. dh how do they protect that and moving forward? >> do you feel that's the exact problem that's complicated. what you say that you want to redirect it from? >> well, i am confident that he is finding joy in the job this week. he is enjoying getting out there and doing the speeches and then in a rally where he can interact with the media. you do not see the meetings with the media and families and other folks. i am confident that he can stay
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on message. the message has to be about issues. i would rather lose a campaign where we put it on the fields and people saw the difference of the issues on the day. this is about style, and he can go back to the apprentice. >> does the style and temperament matter? >> yes, sir it does. they want it to be about tone and temperament. it's about facts and figures. this is what you're seeing this week. >> speaking of facts and figures, he has received an intelligence report, does he believe it. >> i'm asking details did he believe the intelligence report that the cia prepared for him? >> yes, he did. when you say believe, he is taking it seriously and digesting it. nobody looks at something that complicated in one sitting. >> so he is not saying that i
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don't believe what they're reporting because he does not believe what they're doing. >> no, he did not say that yesterday in my briefing or better. speaking of yesterday, we sat at a round table with generals, former congressman and congressman and other experts, and it was a greater young zion conversation where where i call it interactive. the questions are one that is wanting to be the commander in chief and wanting to do well by the armed forces and the allies abroad. i was happy to sit in because it's things that we do not see as voters. >> did that briefing change any of the views on any of the national security issue sns. >> i cannot comment on that. what that briefing did and proceeded it is that it's allowing us to continue the conversation and being informed. it's incredible important for him to remain important -- for
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he and mrs. clinton remain in form that had the u.s. is a dangerous place. this changes everyday and there are things that you and i will never know that now secretary clinton and trump are learning. >> ted cruz obviously said what he had the say at the convention. what do you know about don that ted cruz does not know? >> that's he is very gracious. he promotes woman. i am told and i am the first female republican campaign manager in political history. that tells you a lot of stuff. i am there based on merit. it's systematic on what he is and promoting woman. the other thing about donald trump to learn that he does not look at things through a political lens.
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senators and congressman tend to. they can not help themselves. this is the first campaign and it's very researching that donald trump speaks the way that many americans speak. it's not always the perfect word because it's not postered and in the area but at the same time he is enjoying conveying his thoughts in a way. once you take that case to the people. he is the guy charlie that's really putting political correctness on the campaign ballot this year. >> started out with 17 candidate zps now down to one. >> yeah. >> thank you. we're going to leave it there. >> thanks for having me. a new study on why sitting can kill you slowly even if you exercise. we're going to stand up for this one with a cardiologist that's in the toyota green
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chambers met in a bark on new york's upper east side and they took a walk in the park, but she did not make it out alive. only one person left knows what really happened that night. robert chambers. he spoke publicly about the case just once and that was with "48 hours." on saturday, troy roberts and richard schlesinger bring fresh reporting on the imfamous teeth killer. here is a preview. >> i never intended for anything to happen. i never even intended to go out that night. let alone hurt somebody. >> robert, anything to say? >> or kill somebody. >> over here. over here. over here. >> reporter: in august 1986, robert chambers made headlines for killing his friend jennifer levin in new york's central park. >> i like her very much.
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>> reporter: he was handsome and privileged and the press called him the preppy killer but to police he was just a 19-year-old kid with an unlikely story that seemed to blame the victim for her own killing. he always said jennifer hurt him and he struck her to make her stop. >> i swung my arm. i struck her neck in the throat area and i pulled her off of me and to the side. >> did she speak again after she fell to the ground? >> no. i never seen a dead person before. >> reporter: police never believed that story and chambers was charged with murder. he pled guilty to first-degree manslaughter, served 15 years in prison. do you think about jennifer levin? >> every day. >> reporter: when he was released, he gave his only
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interview to troy roberts of "48 hours." >> i was responsible for her death. there is no question about that. >> reporter: you admitted guilt but you did not intend to kill her? >> i don't believe i intended to kill her at all. it was. >> reporter: it was an accident? >> yes. >> everything he said about how she died is absolutely untrue. this is the left side of his face. there is one deep severe scratch mark and there is another long mark here. that tells us that she was frantically fighting for her life. >> am i a monster? no. if i were a monster, i wouldn't be here. but i do. >> reporter: robert chambers hoped he could put his life back together, finish college. >> criminal law in '94, and '98. >> reporter: and get a steady job, but life didn't work out as he planned. >> richard schlesinger joins us at the table.
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i remember this story. >> so do i. >> it was shocking at the time. what has happened with him? >> well, you know, life didn't work out too well for him. he struggled with drugs and his demons and kind of lost to them. i don't want to give-away too much. let's just say his life has not been easy or safe or pleasant since he got out of prison the first time. >> is there an update that we are going to hear about on saturday? >> there is but i'll be a little coy. >> coy becomes you. >> well, thank you. i do what i can. let me just say robert chambers said in that interview with troy that it was stupid things informed most of the aspects of his life, stupidity. let's just say he knows himself very well. >> all right, richard. thank you very much. i will be watching on saturday. you can watch too. richard and troy roberts' full report "the preppy killer" it's called. saturday at 10:00/9:00 central on cbs. we will be right back. lying awe with aches and pains with advil pm
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car in broad daylight. surveillan shooting near 45 good morning, it's 8:25. i'm kenny choi. emeryville police are looking for a gunman who opened fire on a car in broad daylight. surveillance video captured the shooting near 45th and adeline streets yesterday. officers are trying to identify the car's license plate. today the san francisco police commission will meet to talk about the qualities they are looking for in their next chief. the meeting starts at 6 p.m. at mission high school. and next on "cbs this morning," much sitting around can be killing you softly even if you exercise. well, dr. tara tells you were you need to move. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, i'm roqui theus in the "kbc traffic center." let's take a look out there at this major traffic alert in the san mateo county. state route 92 at biggs canyon all lanes blocked a major injury accident and crews are out there trying to, um, fix the situation now. and then let's head to your highway 85 where there were earlier accidents but still major delays along there near highway 17 mountain view
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northbound takes 30 minutes and 280, 101, 85 all heavy up to 40 minutes for each of those. then the maze to downtown westbound will take you about 20 minutes heavy into the san francisco area. "ro," how's it looking? >> overcast all morning, roqui. thanks for asking. good morning, everyone. this is our live weather camera looking out from our kpix 5 studios across the bay. we're looking due east and generally or usually we should be able to see the port of oakland. but it's obscured by that deck of low clouds and fog. we have delays up to 49 minutes on some arriving flights. currently we are mild in the 50s and 60s. later today, we are talking about numbers like this. anywhere from the 60s at the beaches, 90s inland. cooler today than yesterday. no sun at the beaches in the 60s. searches around the peninsula, 80s valley. 90s inland. cooler on the weekend.
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♪ >> go! go! go! >> it turns out a man named anthony brooks is faster than usain bolt when it comes to solving rubik cube. brooks is a speed cubing champion and recorded himself solving the puzzle well ahead of the 9.81 seconds that bolt needed to cross the finish line. brooks isn't even the fastest one out there. a kentucky teenager holds the record for solving it in just 4.9 seconds. >> wow! >> what you like is the graphic is better than a stopwatch. that is very good. nicely done. welcome back to "cbs this morning."
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coming up in this half hour, glory in an instant you could say. the talent and planning behind the most amazing photos of the rio game and other historic ol looks like a bum. >> good language. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports on a deep evolutionary link between hands and fins. it's not just michael phelps here. researchers used gene editing technology and they found similarities between a mouth hand and a fish fin on a
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molecular level and help to understand how our own ancestors left the water and transford fins to limbs so they could move around on the land. a tiny alaska village voting in an unofg ballficial ballot t relocate to ground to control climate changes. off the coastline of anchorage, many are heart broken off possibly forced to leave after living there for a generation. the detroit free rpress reports on a second oldest confirmed ship wreck in the great lakes. in june, "the washington" was reportedly spotted in lake ontario. the ship sank in a storm more than 200 years ago and it was carrying goods from india. the ship wreck could give
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meals. mcdonald's received reports of skin irritation but it didn't say how many people complained. "wall street journal" says some olympic swimmers may have been helped by a current in the pool. three scientists say swimmers in higher numbered lanes got an edge during the 50-meter freestyle. filters showed no movement of the water. the world body that governs the swim races is studying the analysis. a new warning is out on the dangers of too much sitting. it says that even exercise may not undo the risk to a sedentary lifestyle. adults sit six to eight hours a day and some move around even less. dr. tara narula is with us. so we should all stand up. >> yes. the message for a lot of people has been as long as i get in my
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exercise, it's okay if i'm sitting 15 hours the rest of the day. some of the research has shown, in fact, if you do exercise you can attenuate some of the problems that come with sitting but this new statement really says that regardless of how much exercise you do, you cannot undo the harms of sitting and that we need to think about these as two distinct entities, sitting and exercise that work through two different mechanisms and have different health consequences. >> what did it mean? >> we can undo or limit a little bit. >> that is what it means? this surprises me. i exercise but i have one of these handy dandy underarm bandit says if i've been sitting too long and it says 60 minutes. what is bad if you're doing the exercise? what does it do for your body if you don't get up and walk around? >> in 1953 one of the first studies came out that said london bus drivers had a higher risk of coronary heart disease than conductors.
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they say by sitting you raise your risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and overall mortality. we were not designed to be sitting and our modern technology has us we can go through our day without getting up. you need to think about your day and how you change your normal pattern. >> do you have a ratio of you should sit x amount and move x amount? >> 150 minutes of moderate or 65 minutes a week of vigorous exercise. unfortunately, we don't have the research there to give us health recommendations about sitting. the statement basically says in simple terms, sit less, move more. >> do we all need standing desks? >> that is one answer. apps on your phone. >> somebody at the table has a standing desk. >> who is that? charlie? of course. you're healthy. >> what you just said, 75 minutes a week and ten minutes a day. only ten minutes a day!
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>> it's not a lot. i tell my patients 30 minutes, five days a week, there is your 1506 minut 150 minutes. just changing from sitting to standing an hour a day you're decreasing your metabolism. you change the health of the blood vessels and how your body process fat. when you look at somebody smoking you say you know they are doing something to damage their health. look at all of us. it's a silent sneaky thing. you never think it's harming us slowly. >> so many of those bands say you should go 10,000 steps and we did that test. i think charlie had 13 by noon and i looked like 1,200. do you give any validity to 10,000 steps and a number everybody should hit? >> i think it's a great number. i think 10,000 is a good start and i think that anything you can do, like, standing up while you're talking on the phone and having your meeting, walking while you're having a meeting or parking your car farther away so you have to walk and getting
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appears on your phone that buzz to stand up. >> do you practice what you preach? >> i try. i do. >> great to have you. >> but she attenuates! got that. thank you, dr. tara. always good to see the spacecraft can stay in the sky for days. johnathan vigliotti went to see it. >> reporter: on an air field just north of london, the world's longest aircraft spread its tiny wings and takes to the sky. measuring it around the width and length of a football field, the airlander 10 is not what you'd call conventional. up close, it looks even stranger. >> this is the flight death.
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>> reporter: but david burns, chief test pilot, who was at the control for the airlander's maiden flight, you need to look behind the shape of the hull which has been, you could say, a "butt" of some folks to appreciate this very modern flying machine. >> a normally flight deck. any pilot would feel at home coming in here. >> reporter: the helium airlander is technology taking the shape and lift benefits of a blimp and combining them with the maneuverability of a helicopter and load capacity of a small cargo plane. its creator hybrid air vehicles, claim the aircraft is super efficient. 'essentially the engines of four suvs propel this thing? >> essentially. >> it's not a lot. >> but all we need. >> reporter: it could spend days in the air without refueling but can't compete with planes or helicopters when it comes to speed. how fast can you go? >> i go top speed in this 65 knots but 73 miles per hour. >> you really see that sleek
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aerodynamic shape. >> reporter: chris daniels said it could be used to drop supplies in disaster areas. >> it can land on water and lakes and desert, you name it. even ice. >> reporter: it doesn't need an airport or to be tethered to the ground like other airships and benefits undoubtedly appealed to the u.s. army for whom the technology was originally developed, before the program was cancelled due to the troop draw-down in afghanistan and budget cuts. daniel says this allowed the company to buy it back and develop the aircraft for civilian uses. the airlander's biggest challenge, however, has been overcoming its troubled family history. say the word airship and people usually think of the hindenburg disaster of 1937. >> it's going down! >> reporter: even modern blimps occasionally get a bad wrap. in october, this unmanned
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military blimp came loose from his moorings and drifted across central pennsylvania, tearing power lines and causing chaos. daniel says there are many misconceptions. >> we get people say surely it pops like a balloon. no, it doesn't. we can riddle that hole with bullets and the helium is under such low pressure and we can see power with the airlander which is one of the safest boards of transports. >> reporter: it's a bold statement but there is competition already in the industry. lockheed martin is already developing its own industry. >> i think it's big. the industry is big enough for two people to be in there competing. >> reporter: despite the airlander's considerable size, the skies are big enough too. johnathan vigliotti, cbs news, london. up next, ben tracy learns what it takes to put legends
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down in dulles airport outside of washington, d.c. she lives in the maryland area so clearly her friend were glad to see you. look what i got, guys, as she got off the plane. >> olympics, she has mastered it now. >> she knows how to get off a plane with medals. >> some of these young people spent a lifetime training to go to the olympics and win a medal. >> isn't it nice, charlie, when your dreams come true and you're not even 20? that is kind of cool! >> what do you do next? >> some of the greatest images of our times come from the summer olympics. photos from the past have introduced legends and reminded us how it feels to succeed. the olympics are inspiring the world through snapshots of competition and trium e world, well, let's just say
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the bar for that is pretty high. >> there is the gun. bolt comes away flying out of the box. >> reporter: the olympics often look like an endless sprint to the finish. >> here they come to the home streak. >> reporter: a blur of nonstop action but that can also look like this. a singular moment frozen in time. a full story in one frame. >> an imagie lasts a lost longe and imprints something in your mind and because somebody stands out because it's different and spectacular, you remember that photo. >> reporter: photographer dennis packwin has been creating these images for the past 17 olympic games and including michael johnson's star spangled celebration after winning gold in atlanta.
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he is now deputy director of photography for the associated press, with a team of 61 photographers in rio. their work is used by news outlets around the world. >> we are sending, on average, 3,500 photos from this olympics which the highest number ever. >> reporter: per day? >> per day. >> reporter: that is an incredible amount of photos. >> i can barely keep up with looking at all of them. >> reporter: what are you looking for when you say i want to should go something here? this is david goldman's third fl olympic. >> that there is a nice big graphic element of her walking with her arms open with the flag. what i want to do is i might run underneath her and shoot sort of wide angle which is the blue sky and the flag in her arms stretched out. if it's not beautiful light, what can i work with? i can work with some shadows i have on the ground. the rings, but focus on this instead of the shadow. definitely focal point. the amount of rings and torches i have shot probably number in
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the hundreds, if not thousands. >> reporter: do these olympic rings kind of haunt you? >> they do. physically. i go to bed sometimes not just visions of sheep. i'm counting rings. >> reporter: but now he and his fellow photographers have help with getting special shots in hard to reach positions. >> these cameras are put where photographers cannot be. >> reporter: david phillips helps operate robot cameras and dozens of remote ones in every corner of the olympic venues. they are hung in the rafters for ultimate overhead shots and sunk in the pool for unique underwater, under body perspectives. if somebody gets a great shot it's out in the world in oum seconds? >> it can be out from the network in under two minutes from the time it's shot. >> reporter: that is fast. it may be taken in an instance, but if it captures the right moment, it may live forever. >> when you get that image, then
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it's the greatest thing ever. >> reporter: the photographers sometimes find themselves capturing rah moment they didn't quite expect. during the winter olympics in sochi, david goldman was in a vip room with russian president vladimir putin and took a picture of this russian president checking his nails when one of the snowflakes didn't become on the photo. when he turns around and looks at the monitor, all was well with the world and he was spared that embarrassment until he learned about it later. >> reporter: ben, can i say one thing? you've done such a great job down there. thank you so much. >> ah. thank you, guys. it's been a blast. >> look for the girl ,,,,,,,,,,,
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utility's conviction on si criminal charges, related to the deadly pipeline disaster in san good morning. i'm kenny choi. pg&e has requested a federal judge to overturn the utilities' conviction on six criminal charges related to the deadly pipeline explosion in san bruno. it was last week that a federal jury convicted pg&e of obstructing a federal investigation into the explosion and fire. the other five charges were for pipeline safety violations. today san jose city council votes on whether sjpd could use some support from california highway patrol. the councilman has suggested the extra officers could help with traffic citations and other non-homicide cases. and today the san francisco police commission will meet to talk about the qualities they are looking for in their next chief. the meeting starts at 6 p.m. at mission high school tonight. now with a check of
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weather, here's roberta. >> thanks a lot, kenny. good morning, everybody! this is the scene out the door this morning. it's another gray start to your day with low clouds, fog even some localized drizzle. out towards telegraph hill, we take a bird's-eye view of coit tower. temperatures have been very mild out the door this morning in the mid-50s and 60 in oakland. low 60s redwood city and mountain view. 60s to the east, concord through livermore. later today, hey, vallejo, you'll top off in the upper 70s. napa at 80. 70s across the peninsula today. really no sunshine 60s beaches to the low and mid-90s inland but cooler today than yesterday. 94 degrees our outside number today with a "spare the air" day in effect. seasonal this weekend. roqui on deck with traffic up next. i found her wandering miles from home. when the phone rang at 5am, i knew it was about mom. i see how hard it's been on her at work and i want to help. for the 5 million americans living with alzheimer's,
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and millions more who feel its effects. let's walk together to make an even bigger impact and end alzheimer's for good.
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good morning. i'm roqui theus in the "kbc traffic center." time now 8:58. we have two traffic alerts issued by chp this morning. eastbound first in vallejo on 780 just before laurel street. there's an overturned big rig there and it's blocking all the lanes right now. if you are coming off the eastshore freeway on to 780, keep in mind, you will be stuck in this traffic so if you can use highway 4 as an alternate, that would be ideal. and then let's head to the next chp traffic alert here. this is affecting eastbound and westbound on state route 92 at bigges canyon. all lanes are blocked. the accident happened westbound but it's affecting the freeway there. there's no estimated time of opening there.
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