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♪ it's tuesday, september 6th, 2016 this is the "cbs morning news." a close encounter in ohio f >> a big plane. >> a close encounter in ohio for the trump and clinton campaigns. with their planes parked on the same runway. and a rare occurrence on board both as the candidates finally took questions from the press. president obama cancelled the meeting with the president of the philippines after he hurled an obscene insult at the commander in chief. now, he says he's sorry. and boaters on a fishing trip come across a sinking boat loaded with cuban migrants. on a mission to reach u.s. soil.
how they cared for the cuban men before the coast guard arrived. good morning from the cbs 57 newsroom headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the post-labor day election push has begun. the candidates ramped up their efforts and more americans start paying closer attention. today, hillary clinton campaigns in florida, while donald trump is in virginia and north carolina. both candidates met with the media yesterday and trump's comments on immigration seems to conflict with what he said last week. hena daniels is here from new york to break it all down. >> donald trump took several questions from the plane on monday even suggesting he would be open for questions on board in the future.
>> reporter: meanwhile, clinton debuted her own private plane. promising the media a greater aspect to her campaign. the democratic nominee traveled aboard her new plane to illinois and ohio yesterday. the candidate took questions from the press at the back of a boeing 737 in an effort to appear more transparent. the fbi investigation into her e-mail scandal. >> the fact that i couldn't remember certain meetings doesn't in any way affect the commitment that i had and still have to the treatment. >> reporter: clinton sought to keep the focus on donald trump and his alleged ties to russia. >> he urged the russians to hack more, in particular, hack me. >> she didn't have the energy to go to louisiana. and she doesn't have the energy to go to mexico. >> reporter: trump also invited reporters on board his private plane while in ohio, where he refused to rule out amnesty for millions of undocumented immigrants. >> we're going to make that decision.
>> reporter: and denied a foundation made a political contribution to florida attorney general pam bondi in 2013 when she was considering joining a investigation into trump university. >> i have a lot of respect for her. >> reporter: the republican nominee now says he'll participate in all three presidential debates against clinton, the first of which takes place at the end of the month. and clinton will campaign in florida today where she's expected to address her plan to keep the country safe. donald trump is stumping for votes i virginia. anne-marie. >> hena daniels, here in new york, thank you so much, hena. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll discuss the election with susan page, the washington bureau chief for "usa today." longtime conservative activist phyllis schlafly who helped defeat the equal rights amendment died at the age of 92. schlafly died yesterday of cancer at her home in st. louis.
she also founded the conservative group equal forum. schlafly endorsed donald trump. in a statement released last night, trump said, she was a patriot. a champion for women and symbol of strength. her legacy will live on in the movement she led and the millions she inspired. this morning, the president of the philippines said he regrets making an on obscene remark. while referring to president obama. president obama is in laos, the first sitting president to visit that country. he's there for a regional summit following the g20 summit in china there. there the president and russian president vladimir putin failed to reach a deal to end the violence in syria. margaret brennan is traveling with president obama. >> reporter: president obama left his 90-minute meeting with vladimir putin empty-handed. >> we haven't yet closed the gaps in a way where we think it would actually work. >> reporter: putin pulled back at the last minute from a cease-fire deal in syria, turning down the u.s. offer to coordinate air strikes against isis and al qaeda-linked terrorists. that mr. obama would even
consider making such an extraordinary proposal shows how powerful vladimir putin has become. on the eve of what would have been another tense meeting with philippines president rodrigo duterte, the president obama called it off after after the controversial leaders publicly insulted president obama. and then speaking, duterte said he'd call the u.s. president a son of a -- if questioned about the killing of more than 2,000 drug runners. the president said he was aware of the insult. >> i have seen some of those colorful statements from the past. and so, clearly, he's a colorful guy. >> the white house says that president obama will instead meet with south korea's leader to discuss north korea's latest ballistic missile tests. margaret brennan, cbs news, laos. overseas, the london city
airport has been shut down after black lives matter protesters ran off the runway. city airport is popular with business professionals because it's close to the city center. inbound flights have been deserted. nine protesters on the runway chained themselves together in a tweet black lives matter uk say it's protesting uk's environmental impact on black people. it claims most of the countries affected by climate change are in sub-saharan africa. meanwhile, british airways is trying to fix a computer glitch that shut down its check-in system around the world. passengers are struggling through long lines and delays. it's unclear just how many flights have been affected. british airways says they are working as hard as possible to fix the problem. and now to some severe weather we're seeing off the east coast of the united states where hermine continues to create large waves and beach erosion through new england. this morning, hermine is about 110 miles off the tip of new york's long island. and expected to stall there later today.
hermine still has the same winds of 55 miles per hour but is expected to weaken over the next 48 hours. hermine ruined labor day plans for millions as beaches were closed. in the pacific, hurricane newton poses a threat to mexico's baja california peninsula. the sustained winds of 90 miles per hour, newton is expected to make landfall sometime today. close to areas in key tourist locations like cabo san lucas are at risk. the journey for a group of cuban migrants didn't turn out the way they had hoped. on sunday, two american fishermen came across 15 cuban men trying to make it to the u.s. they were drifting about 50 miles offshore after their engine failed. >> we just threw everything we had on the boat with them. all of our water. our powerade. our food. sandwiches. everything, just gave to them. >> the fishermen called the coast guard to come and get the
men, the standard procedure for migrant stops before reaching shore is to return them to cuba. san francisco 49ers tight end bruce miller is looking for a new job. the 49ers released miller hours after he was arrested for allegedly assaulting two men in a hotel. police say miller tried to enter the wrong room and ended up attacking a 70-year-old man and his son. miller was allegedly intoxicated at the time. both men were taken to the hospital. miller was charged with aggravated assault and elder abuse. meanwhile, president obama says he doesn't doubt the sincerity of colin kaepernick's national anthem protest. the president says the 49ers quarterback is sparking a much needed discussion about america's racial divide. >> he's exercising his constitutional right to make a statement. i think there's a long history of sports figures doing so. >> another nfl player and a women's soccer star have joined kaepernick in not standing while
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the honor 8 phone is attached to a weather balloon along with a camera and other equipment. it was released yesterday. the company says the balloon reached an altitude of 60,436 feet before it burst. the company hopes this will be accepted as a world record. anne-marie. >> i hope so, too. or els that the waste of a perfectly good smartphone. >> and no excuse we have for no reception whatnot. under ground, if they can do it -- >> yeah, let's get it together. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much, jill. still ahead, a follow-up on a friendship. a florida student gets a special gift from his football hero after their meeting went viral on facebook. facebook. see me. see me to know that psoriasis is just something that i have. i'm not contagious. see me to know that... ...i won't stop until i find what works. discover cosentyx, a different kind of medicine for moderate
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serena williams made history monday at the u.s. open. williams cruised through a straight set win winning her 308 match at a major, beating the record set by roger federer. of course, there's more on the line for williams. a u.s. open championship puts her ahead of steffi graf for grand slam singles titles in the open era. right now williams and graff are tied with 22 trophies apiece. it's a challenging feat for anyone. climbing a high wall straight up and reaching the top is doubly meaningful for those with disabilities. chip reid has the story. >> reporter: 8-year-old mather stover ling was born with spina bifida but has no use of his legs. but what he does have is fierce determination. what did it feel like when you got to the top? >> felt really cool.
like i was flying or something. >> reporter: his chance to fly was made possible by eric gray who founded catalyst sports which teaches climbing to people with all kinds of disabilities. >> it just brings me joy to see that, you know, to see people push themselves. and just go as far as they can. >> reporter: the ropes keep them from falling but the upward progress is all their own. what's the hardest part of this, john? >> remembering to breathe. >> reporter: remembering to breathe? dr. jonathan leften has had parkinson's for years. >> yes, climb it up. >> reporter: climbing he says is the perfect therapy. >> you walk in, you feel stiff. you can't walk. and then you climb, you're making big movements, you stretch your muscles. and you feel like you can run out of here. >> reporter: gray who lost an eye to cancer calls climbing an equalizer. >> we see a lot of people that
come in in a wheelchair, all of a sudden, they leave the wheelchair behind. and you take pictures, you can't tell whether, you know, have a spinal cord injury or cerebral palsy or spina bifida. >> reporter: just ask sheinelle houston who spine was broken in an accident. when you first started it what did you think? >> well, i didn't think i'd get to the top, that's for sure. >> reporter: and how far did you get? >> i made it to the top. it was a big challenge. i did it with no legs. >> reporter: no legs, but here all you really need is heart. chip reid, cbs news, alexandria, virginia. the college football player who befriended a boy with autism thrilled his number one fan. travis rudolph caught a touchdown pass for florida state last night in orlando. paske and his mom were in the stands at rudolph's invitation. rudolph met paske during a school visit when he saw him
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well, american shoppers are enjoying what could be the longest streak of falling food prices in half century. that's good if you've got a family to feed, but not so good for farmers. manuel bojorquez reports. >> reporter: heather mann said putting food on the table it was easier. >> definitely gotten easier of. >> reporter: the texas mom tracks what she spends each week and says staples like bread and eggs add up. >> i would say i can save anywhere from $25 to $50 on my grocery bill compared to last year. >> reporter: the average price of a dozen eggs has dropped from $2.57 a year ago to 1.54 down
nearly 5040. a gallon of milk is about 30 cents cheaper. ground meat down about 50 cents. and decline has declined in overseas markets like china where the strong dollar has made american goods more expensive. it's good for u.s. consumers like gwen. but not food producers like pete barnes of texas who owns one of the nation's largest cattle operations. >> 18 months ago they were worth about $3,000. probably about $1500 now. >> reporter: so that loss in value for you means? >> several million dollars. >> reporter: several million dollars? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: he said it's a price drop several ranchers may not survive. and the dairy industry buying $20 million worth of cheese for food banks. michael byers is ceo of fiesta mart. >> i think it's anybody's guess right now. what we're hearing, it could go on through the end of the year
and possibly into the first part of next year. >> reporter: but not everything is cheaper. the price of fruits and vegetables which actually increased due in part to a drought in california. manuel bojorquez, cbs news, dallas. here's another look at the morning's top stories. the final end to the election season. both hillary clinton and donald trump met with media yesterday. trump refused to rule out amnesty for undcumented immigrants, a change from his position last week. clinton speaks in florida today. and president obama has become the first u.s. sitting president to visit laos. he's there for a regional summit. the president is committing $90 million to help clean up unexploded bombs dropped there by the u.s. during the vietnam war. coming up on your local news on "cbs this morning" we speak to the attorney for owen mcgry,
>> it's early, time to rise and shine. clear away all that sleep in you eyes. thanks for joining us. >> good morning. how are you? >> trying to clear away the sleep. >> i'm trying to get rid of the cobwebs! low clouds and fog at the coast today, sunshine from the beaches through the bay a stellar day. look at santa rosa dipping down early this morning to 49. good sleeping weather. 56 in san jose. later today back in the 90s in the east bay, back into the 70s around the peninsula. >> let's check the altamont pass. come out of tracy, cars at 53 miles per hour. so not too bad. yesterday it was clear. today a different story and also taking the altamont pass to the dublin interchange here's a live