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captioning sponsored by cbs >> ninan: severe weather slams the pacific northwest. remnants of a typhoon batters the coast following a rare tornado outbreak. also tonight, ferocious wildfires in the west. the death toll from southeast floods still rising. donald trump's new challenge to hillary clinton-- drug tests before their next debate. >> she's getting pumped up for wednesday night. i don't know what's going on with her. >> ninan: and the nixon presidential library reopens, hoping to reach post-watergate. >> i was not alive when richard nixon resigned. this is the "cbs weekend news." >> ninan: good evening. i'm reena ninan with the western edition of the broadcast.
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heavy rains and hurricane-force winds are hammering the pacific northwest. the storm system is what's left of a typhoon and it's already unleashed tornadoes in oregon. another round of severe weather is moving in tonight, bearing down on coastal towns and major cities from san francisco to british columbia. ben tracy gets us started. >> reporter: fierce wendz are whipping through the pacific northwest as the most potent part of this storm system comes on shore. >> oh, my gosh! >> reporter: on friday an e.f.2 tornado with 125-mile-per-hour winds tore through the coastal town of manzinita, oregon, uprooting trees, downing power lines and damaging homes and businesses. phil panos saw it happen. >> it looked like the wizard of oz. that's what it looked like. it just-- things were just moving like this. then you could see the trees just snapping like twigs. >> reporter: in portland, streets turned into rivers as several inches of rain flooded parts of the city.
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seattle has now had more rainfall in the past two days than it got in the previous three months exweend. this monster of a storm system is the remnants of a powerful pacific typhoon. it has walloped washington and oregon for nearly three days now. tens of thousands of people have lost power and fallen trees have caused injuries. >> it kind of shocked us all. we just kind of heard this loud thump. >> reporter: stella gallardo's car was crushed by a tree. in olympic park, children and adults had been to be rescued from a lakeside camp that lost power. despite the damage the pacific northwest has already seen, forecasters say the second half of of this one-two punch is coming. nick allard is a meteorologist at cbs affiliate kiro. >> we also had powerful wind last night and yesterday and a lot of rain. now we have more rain and another round of wind. so the combination of all that, it's going to be a problem. >> reporter: the wind is expected to howl here tonight in
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what could be a historic wind storm. all day, forecasters have been telling people to get their preparations done while they have the time. they're expecting a lot of people to lose power and a lot of trees to come down. reena. >> ninan: watching the storms out west. ben tracy. meteorologist lisa meadows is tracking the storm at our cbs sacramento station kovr. lisa. >> hurricanes don't hit the pacific northwest coast, but tonight, it very well may feel like it. what was typhoon sonda now just a storm system has been riding this river of atmospheric moisture across the pacific, and is making its way across the pacific northwest. now, a a ang the coast, lookingt 20- to 30-foot seas. when it comes to wind speeds, winds along the coast up to 80 miles per hour for locations like washington and also for oregon. watches and warnings are up all along the coast, including a hurricane wind warning here in red for parts of washington and also oregon.
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main threat with this storm, we're looking at downed tree branches and, therefore, plenty of power outages. reena. >> ninan: lisa meadows in sacramento. thanks, lisa. a full week after hurricane matthew dumped more than a foot of rain on north carolina, the death toll continues to rise. two more people were found inside cars that had been submerged. the storm has killed at least 50 people in the southeast, 26 of them in north carolina. and in haiti, more than 500 are dead. dozens of wildfires are burning across the west. the national weather service is warning of dangerous fire conditions this weekend in wyoming, montana, and colorado. near near carson city, nevada, a fire that broke out friday has already destroyed dozens of homes, and it's threatening hundreds more. it's being fueled by 50-mile-an-hour winds. with the election just 24 days away and donald trump fighting off a wave of sexual millis conduct allegations, trump issued a new challenge on saturday suggesting that he and hillary clinton submit to drug
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tests before their final debate. errol barnett has the campaigns covered. >> she's getting pumped up for wednesday night. >> reporter: donald trump was delivering a speech on opioid abuse in new hampshire saturday when he veered into a new line of attack on hillary clinton, suggesting they take drug tests before the next debate. >> at the beginning of her last debate, she was all pumped up at the beginning. and at the end, it was like, oh, take me down. she could barely reach her car. so i think we should take a drug test. >> reporter: trump continues to blame the media for trying to influence the election. >> the election is being rigged by corrupt media pushing completely false allegations and outright lies in an effort to elect her president. >> reporter: in the past week, at least six women have stepped forward claiming to have been sexually assaulted by trump. two more just yesterday. >> this is the vivid part for
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me. >> reporter: one described an alleged incident at a nightclub in new york. >> he did touch my vagina through my underwear, absolutely. ♪ money, money, money >> reporter: the other, a former contestant on "the apprentice," alleged an encounter in los angeles. >> i pushed his chest, put space between us. and i said, "come on, man, get real." he repeated my words back to me, "get real" as he began thrusting his genitals. >> reporter: trump denies any wrongdoing. >> in just about all cases, it's nonsense. it's false. >> reporter: meanwhile, hillary clinton continues to be dogged by document dumps from wikileaks. the group published more e-mails friday claiming they'd been hacked from clinton campaign chairman john podesta. one round of e-mails shows campaign staffers urged bill clinton to cancel a speech he planned to give to morgan stanley executives. staffers were concerned the clintons might appear too cozy
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with wall street. now, trump swings through three states today. hillary clinton has no campaign events scheduled this weekend. clinton's next public appearance is expected to be at the third and final presidential debate wednesday night in las vegas. reena. >> ninan: errol barnett in washington. sunday morning on "face the nation," john dickerson's guests include the running mates' vice presidential nominees mike pence and tim kaine. samsung galaxy note 7 phones are now banned from all flights in the u.s. officials issued the emergency order after a number of these discontinued phones caught fire. marlie hall is at ne new york's laguardia airport with the latest. marlie. >> reporter: reena, passengers and crew who own that type of phone must leave them at home. the samsung galaxy note 7 is now banned on all u.s. flights, and those who try to get them on could face criminal charges. it doesn't matter if they're off or uncharged. the department of transportation says air travelers cannot pack
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or the smartphones, and they can't be shipped as cargo. there have been nearly 100 reports of the galaxy note 7's lithium battery overheating. they can even catch fire. that's what happened to brian green's phone, causing this southwest airline flight to be evacuated. >> i heard some popping that sounded like a ziploc popping over, a ziploc bag popping open and looked around to see what that was, and there was smoke billowing, pouring out of my pocket. >> reporter: several carriers have stocked their planes with fire-contanment bags disiepped to hold burning devices. samsung recalled more than 2.5 million of the smartphones, sent customers fire-proof boxes for returns, and discontinued production. today, singapore airlines joined a growing list of international carriers beganning the lal axe note 7. anyone carrying the the phone won't be allowed on. reena. >> ninan: thanks, marlie. the richard nixon presidential library and museum reopened
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friday. it's in yorba linda, california. about 35 miles southeast of los angeles, that's where the nation's 37th president was born and laid to rest. john blackstone paid a visit. >> reporter: with a color guard, a marching band and plenty of american flags, the redesigned richard nixon presidential library and museum was officially opened. henry kissinger, nixon's secretary of state, was there, as were others who knew the president well. but it's a younger generation the museum is hoping to reach. >> i was not alive when richard nixon resigned. >> reporter: kate mcconnell is creative director of thinkwell, the company that designed high-tech interactive displays to tell the story of nixon's accomplishments as well as his shame. >> i'm much like the audience members i'm talking about. i know the impressions-- "i am not a crook. i am not a quitter." i knew watergate. my revelation was, wait, he created the e.p.a.? wait, he signed title ix? like, all of these things that
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were just huge landmark things and i didn't realize that richard nixon was president for all of this. >> reporter: renovations were still under way just days before the museum's reopening. the helicopter that carried nixon away from the white house lawn the day of his resignation has been reappellanteappellanted returned, a reminder of perhaps his darkest day. nixon admirers raised $15 million for the makeover of the museum that first opened in 1990. their hope is that those who know the former president only from watergate will come to know the rest of his story. john blackstone, cbs news, yorba linda, california. >> ninan: john will have much more from inside the nixon library on "cbs sunday morning." coming up next, the government says russian hackers are trying to disrupt u.s. elections. we'll report from one state where it happened.
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>> ninan: the u.s. called out
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russia last week, accusing it of recent cyber attacks aimed at disrupting next month's elections. arizona is one of several states where russian hackers allegedly tried to break into the voting system. here's justice and homeland security correspondent jeff pegues. >> reporter: the hacking attempt on arizona's voter database started in rural gila county when an elections worker opened an e-mail attachment. >> very scary stuff. >> reporter: michelle reagan, arizona's secretary of state, says it was malware meant to attack these servers holding the voter information of four million people. >> we had the cyber-security team in place. >> reporter: reagan was alerted by the f.b.i. experts believe the russian government is to blame. what was your initial reaction? >> shock, and dismay,ob, because we've never had a worry about foreign invaders coming in and trying to mess with our confidence in our election system. >> reporter: arizona,
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illinois, florida, and nearly two dozen other states have seen similar scanning, probably, or breaches of their election systems. >> the russians have a different doctrine than we do. >> reporter: for over a decade, jim lewis has advised the u.s. government on cyber attacks. >> they're using information as a way to achieve their political goals. they don't need the red army anymore. they have the internet. >> reporter: president vladimir putin and other senior russian officials have denied involvement, calling u.s. accusations nonsense. >> the biggest thing we were worried about was did they take any information? >> reporter: reagan says she is confident the voter database wasn't compromised. but she says the attacks continue. in september alone, officials here say that there were 192,000 intrusion attempts. about 11,000 of them posed a serious threat. reagan and 32 other secretaries of state of state have asked the dement of homeland security for help. >> i liken it to when you're
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being invaded by russia, you don't call in your national guard. at some point you have to say, you know, i need the army." >> reporter: changing actual vote total totals is difficult e voting machines are not connected to the internet. but throwing confusion into an already-contentious election, that is a lot easier, and that's what officials believe the russians are trying to do. jeff pegues, cbs news, phoenix. >> ninan: well, coming up next, a stunning twiflt in a west coast murder case. the "48 hours" team has the update.
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>> ninan: a wellie california family gunned down in their beds, their young son shot and
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wounded. "48 hours" has been reporting on this case for two years. yesterday it reached a stunning conclusion. tonight, erin moriarty has the update. >> it was a crime that rocked this upscale beach community. a husband and wife killed in their beds. andra and brad sachs. >> reporter: in addition to the parents, the couple's eight-year-old son was critically wounded, paralyzed for life. his two sisters were unharmed. >> it appeared that the motive for this crime might have been revenge for a business transaction. >> reporter: but after three weeks of investigation, detectives suspected that the killer was none other than the couple's 19-year-old son, ashton sachs, who was going to school 1600 miles away in seattle. they found his car with the rifle used to kill his parents. >> we went up, knocked at the door. they weren't expecting us. >> we knew he was lying. and we knew he knew he was
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lying. >> reporter: ashtons was brought back to police headquarters. almost immediately, he began to confess. he said he planned to kill his parent and then kill himself. he was arrested and charged with the murders. last month, more than two years after the shootings, ashton finally pleaded guilty. yesterday, he was sentenced. >> the defendant's a sociopath. he has no remorse. he has no empathy. all he cares about is himself. >> reporter: ashton was sentenced to four life sentences without the possibility of parole. erin moriarty, cbs news. >> ninan: that story kicks off a "48 hours" double feature beginning tonight at 9:00, right here on cbs. still ahead, an island paradise off the coast of california hammered by drought.
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>> ninan: few places in the u.s. have been hit harder by kraut than one that's actually surrounded by water. can chi, off the southern coast of california. carter evans takes us there. >> reporter: 22 miles off the coast of southern california, in this island tourist haven, fresh water is becoming so scarce, that at fine dining restaurants, servers quietly collect leftover bottled water to mop the floor. and islanders like mary boyd now reuse their water. in her shower, a bucket catches water while it's warming up. >> i'm, like, a two-minute shower. my daughter, on the other hand, is about a 10-minute shower? >> reporter: that's a long shower? >> that's a long shower. are you kidding? >> reporter: it's an effort to meet some of the most stringent
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water restrictions in the country. >> all customers have coconserve 50% of the water they were using prerationing. >> reporter: so they have to cut their water usage in half from what it was essentially before the drought. >> exactly. >> reporter: ron hite manages catalina's water district, where the island's main reservoir is critically low, and even though a second desalination plant is now up and running, it's still not enough. so contractors use bottled water to mix concrete. landscapers ship in water to irrigate what's not already astroturf. and some hotels now ship out their laundry to the mainland. >> my last bill that came in was $47 hu. >> reporter: yolanda montano says the water bill at her laundromat has doubled and she now faces fines and penalties for going over her water allotment as more islanders use her washers to avoid water violationing at home. >> which to me is just a water shuffle. >> reporter: what happens if you close your doors? >> i personally believe that it would pose a health risk to our community.
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a lot of residents don't have washers and dryers. >> reporter: so if you close this place, they've got nowhere to go. >> no. >> reporter: what's the solution here? >> rain, significant amounts of rain. >> reporter: and if that doesn't happen soon, the nearly 4,000 people living here could be facing a 75% water cut by next summer. carter evans, cbs news, catalina island. >> ninan: when we return, a new study links selfies to happiness.
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>> ninan: well, tonight our west coast broadcast is coming down to a photo finish. a recent study says taking selfies could lead to more than instant gratification. here's mireya villarreal. >> reporter: jackie keyler is a self-proclaimed selfie fanatic. >> there is an art form to selfie taking, correct? >> yeah, you gotta up because can't have the double chin.
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>> reporter: you don't want the double chin? >> no. >> reporter: okay, which i don't want. the indiana native was in less for less than two days and had already taken 60 selfies. so what is it about the selfie that makes you so happy? >> you just want to document everything that you're doing and send it out to everybody so they can see. >> reporter: keyler is not alone. selfie mania is everywhere, whether you're an "a" list celebrity or just feel like one. a new selfie study from the university of california irvine says taking more smiling selfies increases your chances of happiness. 41 students spent four weeks taking selfies and then reporting their moods. over time, they noticed an obvious change. they were happier and more confident, and that mood lasted the entire day, even when they fake smiled. so you can convince yourself that you're happy. >> you can engage in the act of being happy. >> reporter: u.s.c. associate professor mark marino incorporates selfies in one of his writing classes.
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>> this helps people identify both features, both who they want to see themselves as and who they're communicating themselves to be. >> reporter: psychologist and u.c.l.a. associate professor yalda uhls warns too many selfies could be too much of a good thing. >> when we grew up we took pictures of other people, of places. we reflected out instead of reflecting in. >> reporter: so whether you take selfies with a stick or the old-fashioned way-- >> yeah, you can-- yeah. one, two, three! there you go. >> reporter: ...the key is self-control. mireya villarreal, cbs news, los angeles. >> ninan: so that's what i've done wrong all these years. that's the "cbs weekend news" for this saturday. the news continues always on our 24-hour digital network cbsn at i'm reena ninan in new york. thank you for joining us. good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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he escaped death.. by just w millimeters. new details on a bay area pe officer shot in the line of duty.. and, how h officer down. officer down. all units respond. >> he escaped death by a few mile meters. new details about a bay area police officer shot in the line of duty and how he is doing right now. [ implosion ] >> it's out with the old, another piece of history is blown to bits in the bay. >> also, surprise move by the owner of the oakland raiders. why mark davis says the team isn't going anywhere, at least not yet. good evening, i'm juliette goodrich. >> i'm brian hackney. we begin with the next round of rain rolling into the bay area. the wind is up and the rain is coming down over much of the central and northern bay areas right now. wind gusts up to 40 miles an hour. rain totals so far a few tenths in the north bay. at the same time, the surf is
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up, as well. so are the tides leading to a coastal flood advisory through the weekend with a threat of riptides and sneaker waves and big breakers onshore. and as for rain, the kpix 5 hi- def doppler shows rain heading south after spilling heavy showers on santa rosa that began in midafternoon. we'll pull back to show you that more rain is behind that initial blast as well as a few showers and thundershowers. you can see the lightning bolts and the map showing strikes. this is what much of the bay area will look like as the night goes on it. it's all wheeling around deep low pressure off washington state so tonight an inch of rain and wind gusts up to 50 miles an hour in bay area peaks. the combination could mean power outages by sunrise. howling winds are drowning out some of the acts at treasure island music festival. the gusts are so strong, a vendor area had to be evacuated earlier today. paramedics say a vending machine landed on this concert- goer. all acts are pushed back an hour becau


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