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>> probably has my wish order on it. >> have a good day, everyone good morning to our viewers in the west. it is monday, july 24th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." more than 100 people may have been packed in the back of a tractor-trailer truck found parked in texas. nine died, dozens are hurt. the tragedy involving immigrants. president trump's son-in-law jared kushner is facing the senate intelligence committee this morning. in a preview of his testimony released overnight he admits to undisclosd meetings with russians but insists he did not collude. major flooding slams the midwest. plus princes william and harry shared deeply personal
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memories about their mother, princess diana, in a new hbo documentary airing tonight. >> not many days that go by we don't think about her. >> even on the other side of the room, as a son, you could feel it. >> why the royal sons regret their final conversation with their mother. this morning today's "eye opener" -- your world in 90 seconds. >> they were hot to the touch. no water. >> a deadly human trafficking operation in texas. >> authorities found the victims in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer. >> the driver was arrested. >> jared kushner will testify behind closed doors. >> his counsel says he's available for two hours so we suspect this will be just the first interview. a graeme questions for mr. kushner. >> anthony scaramucci, what happens to them on your watch?
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>> they'll get fired. we're as strong as our weakest link so if you oar going to keep leaking i'm going to fire everybody. >> caught us by surprise. >> people in the midwest will be clearing up from severe storms over the weekend. the storms caused widespread damage. >> epic for us. we've never had anything like this. >> israel new security measures at a hotly contested holy site in jerusalem have sparked major protests. >> a high stakes showdown in kentucky. a christian fundamentalist group is trying to close the state's last abortion clippic. >> chris froome captured his fourth tour de france title. >> all that -- >> michael phelps faced off against a great white shark a-100 meter race. >> quite a few viewers were disappointed the shark wasn't really in the water. >> i don't like taking silver medals but i'll take one to a great white. >> and all that be matters. >> to be safe and to be a good person. >> that 4-year-old boy was overwhelmed with emotion when
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his father exchanged vows with the little boy's new stepmom. >> on "cbs this morning." >> jordan spieth is an open champion. royal birkdale. the youngest american to win the open. >> i'm going to take this back to america which might upset a few of y'all here, but i'll return it to try and bring it back again. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota -- let's go places. captioning funded by cbs welcome to norah o'donnell is off. jeff glor is with us. >> good morning. at least nine people are dead after being packed into a sweltering tractor-trailer. it was found parked outside a walmart in san antonio. about 30 others are hospitalized. >> officials say more than 100 people may have been inside the
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trailer. many suffered from extreme dehydration and heat stroke. >> some of the victims are believed to enter the country illegally from guatemala and mexico. san antonio is about a 150-mile drive from the border. mark stratssmann is in san antonio where temperatures reached more than 100 degrees over the weekend. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. in the back of this truck there was no air conditioning, no water. what their was at one point according to investigators was more than 100 people packed inside what amounted to an oven on wheels. inside this tractor-trailer police and emergency responders found eight people already dead and dozens more overheated and struggling to survive. >> paramedics and firefighters found that each one of them had heart rates over about 130 beats per minute which again, they were very hot to the touch. >> reporter: overnight sunday, a walmart employee was approached by one of the victims asking for water. the employee called 911. investigators believe more than
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100 people rode the trailer into san antonio. >> checking the video from the store, we found that there were a number of vehicles that came in and picked up a lot of the folks that were in that trailer that survived the trip. >> reporter: in a statement, u.s. attorney richard durbin called it an alien smuggling venture gone horribly wrong, adding, "all were vig tims of ruthless human smugglers indifferent to the well-being of their fragile cargo." homeland security made nearly 2,000 human smuggling arrests in 2016, up from the more than 1,400 human trafficking related arrests in 2015. >> it's hard to imagine the suffering that went on inside of that truck. >> reporter: jonathan is the executive director of an organization that provide legal services for refugees and immigrants. >> this happens more than you can realize because people are desperate to flee other countries and come to this country, and they will take even
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extreme measures such as this to find that freedom. >> reporter: investigators don't know where the truck was coming from or how long people had been stuck in the back of the truck. the driver of the truck was arrested. his name is james bradley jr. from clearwater, florida. he'll be in federal court in san antonio later this morning to face a variety of human trafficking charges. the truck was registered to pile transportation out of iowa. its owner has not responded to our requests for comment. >> mark, thanks. president trump's son-in-law and senior white house adviser jared kushner is facing the senate intelligence committee in a closed session. it is just getting under way. he released a statement hours before with a preview. in it he describes hardly any contact with russia or russian representatives. kushner says, "i did not collude nor know of anyone else in the campaign who colluded, with any foreign government. i had no improper contacts. nancy cordes is on capitol hill
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with what could be dramatic testimony. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. kushner now has arrived on capitol hill. before he got here, he released a detailed 11-page opening statement in which he says that he did not attempt to conceal any of what he calls brief and routine communications that he's had with russian authorities. in fact, he's going to tell two committee, a senate committee today, a house committee tomorrow, that he didn't even know the name of the russian ambassador before his father-in-law was elected. >> we have a lot of ground to cover. >> reporter: on "face the nation," the top democrat on the house intelligence committee outlined the kushner conversations they want to know more about. >> obviously the meeting with don junior and the several russians that we now know were in that meeting but also his meeting that was alleged to have taken place with the head of the beb bank, sanctioned russian bank. >> reporter: that meeting took place last december around the time kushner reportedly talked to the russian ambassador about establishing back channel communications with russia.
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in his new testimony, kushner claims he did not ask for a secret back channel but only wanted to establish a line of communication to resolve the syria crisis and asked kis lak if they had an existing communications channel at his embassy we could use where they would be comfortable transmitting the information they wanted to relay to general flynn. lawmakers have wanted to hear about all of this from kushner for a while. >> the whole purpose of the meeting is for the guy to explain here's how i met the russian ambassador and here's what we were talking about, here's how i met the banker guy, here's what we talked about. >> reporter: the president's son, donald trump jr., and campaign chairman paul manafort have agreed to their own closed door meeting with the senate judiciary committee. russia remains a big fault line between the president and congress. over the weekend, congress final itzed a tough sanctions bill punishing russia for invading crimea and meddling in the u.s. election. it also includes a provision that requires congressional review. if the president tries to weaken the sanctions. >> this is a bill that will go
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to the president's desk and he should sign it into law. >> if he vetoes the bill, we will override his veto. >> reporter: the president had wanted more flexibility in the sanctions legislation, but the white house says they do expect that he will end up signing it. >> thank you, nancy. >> the white house says it supports the direction the sanctions bill is headed but won't weigh in conclusively until it's finalized. the message yesterday from the president's communication team was muddled. anthony scaramucci says he, quote, hopes to create a more positive mojo with the press. he stumbled during his debut showing the challenge he faces. margaret brennan is at the white house with the latest on this. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, president trump believes he has a communications problem and not a political one. he wants his new staff to change the focus away from his stalled attempt overhaul health care, his dismal approval ratings and that ongoing russia probe.
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>> we'll work hard to change the culture. >> his new communications director says he has one goal. >> focus and refine the messaging from the white house. >> reporter: but scaramucci muddled the message when he confirmed the president is exploring the, quote, complete power to pardon anyone swept up in the russia investigation. >> if i'm in the oval office with the president last week, we're talking about that, he says he brought that up he said but he doesn't have to be pardoned. there's nobody around him that has to be pardoned. >> reporter: those comments directly contradict statements from the president's personal lawyer. >> pardons have not been discussed and are not on the table. >> reporter: mr. trump personally chose scaramucci, a former tv comment tay or and wall street investor, to reshape his media image and cut down on damaging leaks from his own staff. >> we're as strong as our weakest leak so, if you guys want to keep leak, why don't you all get together and make a decision as a team that you're going to stop leaking. you're going to keep leaking, i'm going to fire everybody. >> reporter: his sudden ascent
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was surprise. he did not initially support candidate trump. >> he's a hack politician. >> reporter: campaigning against him in this 2015 fox news interview. >> the politicians don't want to go at trump because he's got a big math. >> reporter: he apologized for those words friday from the white house podium. >> mr. president, if you're listening, i personally apologize. >> reporter: while president trump is confident that scaramucci will be an effective advocate, his appointment led press secretary sean spicer to resign. >> i'm leaving it in capable hand with both anthony and sara sanders. >> reporter: they both publicly claimed there were no hard feelings. >> i love the guy and i wish him well and i hope he goes on to make a tremendous amount of money. >> reporter: sarah huckabee sanders will be replacing sean spicer at the podium as the new white house press secretary. and, jeff, we will be hearing from president trump later today when he is scheduled to talk about his latest attempt to overhaul health care. >> margaret, thank you. people across the northeast are understand flashflood watches and warnings this morning. a possible tornado flattened homes a it tore through the
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eastern shore of maryland overnight. this massive system already hammered the midwest. it toppled tree, overturned cars and caused widespread flooding. demarco morgan is in moline, illinois, where the water is rising. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. aws you can see, the rock river is already two above its flood stage and is expected to rise even further. although the rain may have stopped officials say their work has just begun. under clear skies, resident s ad the devastation caused by severe weather. in kentucky, homes ripped from their foundations. vehicles swept away in the storm are pulled from water. rain may have stopped, but in many places flooding remains a real threat. in algonquin, illinois, homeowners race to hold back the rising water. >> it's got to get done. >> not even thinking about it. >> nope. no.
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>> no. >> reporter: further west, aerial footage shows the town of galina completely submerged after the river i don't ever flowed. and wisconsin, where a state of emergency has been declared. the town of darlington sits empty, all roads leading into town have been closed. >> you get the river going up, all you can really do is watch it go up. there's not a lot you can do to stop it. >> reporter: and just to put things into perspective, the ground where we are standing was dry about 4 hours ago. the river is expected to crest sometime tomorrow. charlie? >> thanks, demarco. rescuers in arizona worked through the night to try and lead nine hikers stranded by a flashflood to safety. another eight hikers were pulled to safety yesterday by helicopter. one of them was a 4-year-old boy. new questions this morning about how the minneapolis police officer who killed a beloved yoga teacher was trained. investigators say that justine damond was shot by officer mohamed noor after she called 911 to report a possible sexual
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assault. jamie yuccas is at minneapolis headquarters where this investigation has caused a change in leadership. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the minneapolis mayor said she was frustrated by the lack of leadership with police janney harteau and that's why she asked for her resignation. but critics are frustrated there isn't more information about justine damond's death. officer noor is still refusing to speak to investigators. minneapolis a mayor betsy hodges has faced angry calls to step aside. on friday she said it was time for new leadership at the police department. accepting the resignation of chief janee harteau. she replaced her with al 28-year veteran of the force. >> there is no magic wand for public safety. >> reporter: this weekend a new witness came forward, a bicyclist who stopped at the scene of the deadly shooting. investigators are still trying
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to figure out why officer mohamed noor opened fire from the passenger seat of his police vehicle. across his partner's body, striking justine damond through the open driver's side window. now a week after damond's death, questions are being raised about officer noor's training. in 2015, noor. >> jeff:ed the minneapolis police through a program for college graduates without a degree in criminal justice or law enforcement. he garage waited college with a business degree. >> there are alternative licensing program, essentially. >> reporter: criminal justice scholar says noor's education and training only paints part of the picture. >> we also need to look at a little bit deeper in terms of officer noor's sort of background, his attributes, his behavior. were his colleagues fully confident in his abilities as a police officer during that time? >> reporter: the minneapolis police te nighed it fast tracks any candidates saying the program noor graduated from as helped them hire a number of
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highly qualified and decorated officers include manager of our current cheechs, inspectors and commanders. day d.a. monday had called 911 at the urging of her fiance, don. he told "the new york times," quote, i have played this over in my head, over and over, why didn't i stay on the phone with her? yesterday, don damond went to the bridal shop to see her wedding dress for the first time. they were to be married next month. >> heartbreaking. kentucky has become dprouz for the abortion debate. its sole remaining abortion clinic is under threat and the state could become the first in the nation without an abortion provider. hundreds of protesters from a national anti-abortion group are gathering there this week making the state and that clinic a target. we've been talking to the clinic's director and those who want to shut it down. anna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gayle. what you ear looking at here, this black and yellow tape on the sidewalk, this is a buffer zone. it was put into place by a
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federal judge late last week because back in may, protesters actually blocked patients' access into this abortion clinic. now what the protesters have been doing is lining up right along the edge, talking to patients as they go in. their goal is to shut this clinic down. abortion opponents started gathering at churches in louisville over the weekend, gearing up for city wide protests. evangelical activist jason storms and wife sarah brought their eight children with them from milwaukee along with a firm belief. >> we have the wholesale legalized protected tax-subsidized killing of little human beings in the womb is deplorable. >> reporter: the group he belongs to, operation save america, calls roe v. wade a nuclear plant with death and wants to close down the clinic, the last remaining abortion bro provider in the state. >> this is exactly why this matters. >> reporter: kentucky's abortion
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landscape is changing. republican governor matt bevin publicly a opposes abortion and the gop-controlled legislature has passed new restrictions on abortion. in may, nearly a dozen protesters were arrested for blocking patients' access to the clinic. storm says they plan to be peaceful this time. >> there's certainly not going to be any violence from anybody on our side. >> one of their activists told me they don't espouse violence. do you believe that? >> no. >> reporter: anna has been the clinic's director for 17 years. >> how do you feel about being a target? >> it's offensive because these people outside believe that they have monopoly over god and they don't understand that he's in here too. god is everywhere. those people outside aren't the only christians in the world. >> reporter: so the u.s. marshals are here to help keep the peace today. also, later today, a federal judge is going to decide whether to issue an injunction to keep this buffer zone in place for a longer period of time. but protesters don't just plan to be here. they plan to go to the clinic
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doctors' homes as well. jeff? >> anna werner, thank you very much. as o.j. omg prepares to leave prison, the murders he was acquitted november 1995 remain unsolved. ahead, what's next in the murder investigation of nicole brown simpson and ron goldman and why one juror says he's changed his mind. but first, 7:19. good morning from our studio in san francisco. plan on a cooler day away from the bay inland. right now the clouds continue to stack up into the bay and reaching inland locations, 50s and 60s with cooler air mass aloft. temperatures are down from 97 to 87 in livermore, down from 100 concord to 87 so you feel the difference inland. 90 degrees at brentwood discovery bay and same on tuesday. >> announcer: this national
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family's search for justice investigated a dozen come plants of one florida officer. ahead, what he's accused of and why they charged hundreds of
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dollars to get information abo went missing the "tomales bay." the coroner still needs to confirm-- but loved ones believe it's 70-year-old "charles friend." good monday morning. it's 7:26. we have information on the boater that went missing in the bay. officials believe it's charles friend, last seen on tuesday. one person faces charges for a fire at a homeless camp in oakland. the fire department tweeted this picture overnight from fifth and market. it's unclear if anybody was hurt, but one person wasarrested for arson.
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good morning, a traffic alert in effect for drivers along 680. we have an accident that has at least one lane blocked in the southbound direction near andrade, and the backup
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stretches to 580 and 580 is slow approaching the dublin interchange, a 33 minute ride from 80 to 84. an accident involving a motorcycle has one lane blocked 280 near sneak lane. your drive time to 380, 15 minutes, toll plaza and east shore freeway jampacked and in the red. let's head to sfo with delays on arrival due to the low clouds. good morning, everyone. delays at sfo on departures for new york due to thunderstorms. seattle due to wind. temperatures right now around the bay area in the 50s and low 60. today's high temperatures, 10 to 20 miles per hour, 60s, 70s, 80s, up to 90. 80, down from 96 yesterday and down from 101 to 90 in brentwood and discovery bay through tuesday.
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new nasa video gives us a different view of the southern lights. this spectacular light show was shot from the international space station. it was in orbit from southern australia to above the southern pacific ocean. astronaut jack tweeted this. people asked what a burrito smothered in awesomeness of awesome sauce, well, folks, awesome sauce is this. it's green. when is the last time you had awesome sauce? >> i wouldn't think of a burrito. >> it's beautiful. >> it's great. >> we all have different definitions of awesome sauce. that's his. very nice. welcome back to "cbs this
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morning." superior john mccain spent the weekend relaxing outdoors in arizona after revealing his fight against brain cancer. he and his daughter both posts on twitter. you can see he was not afraid to get wet wheel enjoying hikes with his daughter and a friend. he tweeted he's glad congress reached a bill on new sanctions for russia, iran, and north korea, and he said he's reviewing details on new sanctions. the house is expected to vote on it on tuesday. >> his spirit is still alive and strong. the hill reports democrats will unveil a new plan today to reorganize their agenda at their election laws. they're calling it a better deal. they call it focusing raising incomes on better
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a university of montana student talks about spending nearly a week in a chinese jail. guthrie mclean spent a week in jail. he said he was defending his mother who teaches in china. "the wall street journal" says fires are pushing up lum
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elizabeth palmer is outside kensington palace in lan. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. kensington plaps behind me is where prince william is wherean family links now but where his mother and family lived more than two decades ago. memories are evoked in this documentary. >> a little bit too raw, and up to this point it's still too raw. >> reporter: two decades after princess diana's sudden and shocking death, the sons reminisce about the life of
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their famous mother. she may have been the moat photographed woman in the world, but at mhome, she's just mom. they remembered how she are ine obligate bittersweet. the last time they spoke to their mother she was in paris hours before she died and they were far away in scotland with their grandmother the queen to go outside and play. harriy and i were in a desperate rush to say good-bye, he says. if i'd known what was going to happen, i would. have been so blase. harry said how differently the conversation would have panned out if he had the slightest inkling it twous be their last. now 35 years old william is making sure lady diana is recognized as granny diana by
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his own two children. >> i talk about her and try to remind them there are two grand moers. there were two grandmothers in their lives. >> the princess hoped to remind a new generation that their mother was more than a glamorous cover girl. sh was a trail blazing select activist. % >> people now understand the work she did, pioneering work she did for things like hiv and aids, for homelessness and the land mine campaign. >> reporter: the boys who knew her best have now followed her lead to become public champions for the vulnerable, people with mental health problems or injured servicemen, a cause harry spoke to norah o'donnell about last year. >> i'd hope she'd be incredibly proud and looking down thinking what we've achieved because it's a massive team effort.
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what we've achieved is absolutely brilliant. >> it's been clear for some time how much the princes respected their mother's publy sichl and activism. but how in private they adored her sheer playfulness. jeff? >> it's so touching to hear them speak and call her a naughty parent. also you never know when it's going to be the last conversation with someone. >> it's too bad they feel so badly because you do never know. >> she clearly adored them, and they her. good to see. a florida family believes an officer who hit and killed their loved one should have lost his badge before the deadly crash. land died from his injuries p officer james was responding to a robbery calm the injury was ruled an accident. when land's family and their attorney began investigating this crash, they found the
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officer had nearly a dozen complaints against him. omar villafranca looks at their search for justice. >> not having the answers, it absolutely does delay your grieving. >> stacy was heartbroken when her brother was struck by an officer on call. he was immediately put on administrative leave but never arrested. one month later he was allegedly charged with beating a handcuffed teenager. the alleged beating may not be an isolated incident. a jacksonville sheriff's office document shows that 11 complaints have been filed against officer james since 2014.ars include violating firearms policies and lying to supervisors. james received a ten-day suspension for the latter.
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in april cell phone footage surface odd what appears to be officer tim james spitting on a man outside a hospital. james has not responded to our request for an interview. the jacksonville sheriff's department says florida law protects them. >> we cannot identify an officer under identification. >> stacy land wanted to know more. her lawyer put in a public perons ". the schiff's office sent an invoice totally $314,687.91. >> it was ridiculous. it's clearly meant to prevent us from looking further. >> they said it was brown and included all the documents in a 1,600 square foot room. >> it's a bit obstructionist to
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say we charged that for one record when it's not accurate. >> he's one of seven officers. charges include tampering with evidence and aggravated assault. prosecutors have dropped charges in 41 cases that rely on testimony of recently arrested officers. as for stacy land, she says she wants justice for her brother. >> my brother's life to me is a perfect storm with a department looking the other way and an officer who should not be on the street. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning" omar villafranca. into another case, o.j. simpson serves the final months of his recent sentence. ahead, the latest in the investigation of who killed si friend ron goldman. you're watching "cbs this morning." at panera, a salad is so much more than one thing.
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o.j. simpson will serve the remainder of his time in prison custody. the parole board unanimously approved his release last week. he could walk out as soon as october 1st. in 1995 he was akwitsed of the murders of his ex-wife nicole brown simpson and her friend ron goldman. good morning, charlie. a report 13d.5 million people tune in to ochlt j. simpson's parole hearing last week. that's far putter than the 150 million people who watched his acquittal in 1995. still it shows the o.j. obsession lives on as well as the debate of who killed nichol brown simpson and ron goldman. >> i would like to get back to my family and friends. believe it or not, i do have some friends. >> one thing is certain. it will be a world well acquainted with his past.
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>> people will always want to be a part of the o.j. case and they'll always be looking for evidence that the lapd missedle that's because it's a mist industry that to some has nonbenot been solved. >> oh, my god. is she dead? >> yes. >> i'm so sorry, mr. simpson. >> people are fascinated with the 1995 acquittal and the deaths of his ex-wife nicole brown simpson and her friend ron goldman. the case remains open today. >> the word "open" regarding an investigation can mean so many things. it may mean that because o.j. was acquit and they never found another murderer is not a reason to shut it down. >> simpson vowed to find justice for his ex-wife in a statement read by his son jason. >> i will pursue as my primary
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goal in life the killer or killers of ron goldman and nicole simpson. >> he wrote the book "if i did it." >> the book was a turning point. >> simpson has repeatedly maintained his innocence that my detractors speak negatively of m. i don't let it go to my lobotomy really. >> he won't be ng with decades-old evidence and memories. jeff? >> all right, jericka. ing that you very much. o.j. simpson's lawyer says his client is on cloud nine after being granted parole.
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out hot spots - in a brush fire that broke o >> good morning. it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. in gilroy, crews are working to stomp out a brush fire that started yesterday by castro valley road and highway 101, jumping from 50 acres to 150 acres in a few hours. concord police are looking for the person who opened fire during a suspected road rage incident on highway 242. the gunman is accused of shooting at a white mercedes car after its driver allegedly yelled for the suspect to slow down. the mercedes driver was not injure. stick around. we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. the time is 7:57. an earlier accident no longer
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blocking lanes. they just canceled the sig alert but we have a pickup on southbound 680 at andrade, stretching beyond 580. we're looking at least a 45- minute ride from 580 down towards highway 84 and now report of a new crash southbound 680 approaching 580. two lanes are blocked. on southbound 280 we have been tracking delays due to an earlier crash. you can expect just under a 20- minute ride to 380 and san rafeal bridge, slow going westbound direction. let's check in with roberta. thanks, jaclyn. morning, everybody. the cooler air mass means cooler conditions away from the bay into inland areas and the patchy street now. 50s and low 60s. it's 62 in livermore. later today from the 60ss to the 70s, settling into the 80s and 90s, down from 101 yesterday in brentwood and
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it's monday, july 24th, 207. we're learning more about what jared kushner is telling the senate committee this morning. more details including one with donald trump jr. inside of trump tower. plus we'll talk to o.j. simpson's lawyer about the plan after he walks away from a nevada prison. but first, here's today's eye opener. >> new details about a deadly human trafficking tragedy in texas. >> many suffered from extreme ded dehydration. >> more than 100 people packed inside an on on wheels.
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>> jared kushner arrived at capitol hill. he released a detailed 1 page opening statements. president trump believes he has a communications problem and not a political one. >> people across the northeast are under flash flood watches and warnings this morning. the massive system already hammered the midwest. >> as you can see behind me, it's already 2 feet above it's flood stage and it's expected to rise even further. >> in a new documentary prince william and prince harry share memories of their mom. >> what we're learning is how much in private they just adored her sheer playfulness. >> a new jersey man played his cards and now he is 8 million dollars richer. >> scott bloomstein won the world series of poker. >> a deuce and a deuce only will get him the main event title. >> it's the deuce. the river comes home.
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>> nora is off. white house senior adviser jared kushner is testifying this morning about his contact with russia officials and business men. the senate intelligence committee is expected to question the president's son-in-law about why he initially failed to disclose the meetings. >> in a statement released this morning kushner denies that the trump campaign colluded with russia. nancy is on capitol hill with a preview of kushner's testimony good morning. >> good morning, he knows he is a key focus of the russia investigation and he has released 11 pages of testimony aimed at showing that he has nothing to hide. in it he says that any meetings that he had with russian dignitaries were brief and routine and he goes into quite a bit of detail about that now infamous meeting that he attended with don jr. and a russian lawyer in june of 2016. kushner says he didn't read
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through the entire e-mail chain beforehand so he didn't know that trump jr. had said that he was open to getting russian dirt on hillary clinton. kushner says he got to the meeting late they were talking about adoptions and he felt the meeting was so pointless he e-mailed his assistant asking can you please call me on my cell i need an excuse to get out of this meeting. kushner also disputes reports that he tried to set up a secret back channel with russia. in a meeting before his father-in-law was inaugurated. kushner says he did ask about using the russian embassy to communicate but only to discuss syria during the transition. after he is grilled in the senate intelligence committee today, jeff, kushner is expected to go before the house intelligent committee to go through the same ordeal tomorrow. >> thank you very much. president trump is set to deliver new remarks this afternoon on health care. the president criticized republicans last night on twitter. he warned if they do not, quote,
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repeal and replace the disastrous obamacare the repercussions will be far greater than any of them understand. the senate plans about tomorrow on health care. what's in the legislation remains a history and it's not there if republicans have the votes necessary to begin debate much less pass the bill. >> they'll work to refocus white house messaging. new communications director promises a reboot, the wall street investor appeared frequently on cable tv defending the president before he joined the administration in a series of sunday show interviews scaramucci said he would create what he called a positive mojo with the media. some seemed to be directed at one particular viewer. >> we'll operate a strategy that will knock the sox off of people. i love the guy. i spent the last 18 months supporting him unyieldingly. he's a phenomenal fighter for the american people. he's very very good to the people that are super close to him. look at how great his kids
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turned out. you can't fake good kids. if i said some things about him when i was working for another candidate, mr. trump, mr. president i apologize for that but i'm going to be working for you and i'm going to serve the american people and get your agenda out into the heartland and we're going to turn this thing into a movement. a bigger movement than we have already. >> i love how you're talking to one specific viewer already. the most important audience that there is. >> what viewer is that? i'm thinking the president likes his style. >> i think he loves him as much as scaramucci says he loves the president. >> he said he'll take action to stop leaks in the white house. >> o.j. simpson is serving his final months in prison after winning parole. they believe he's a potential target for other inmates. they granted him his freedom last week after serving 9 years of his 33 year sentence for armed robbery and kidnapping.
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malcolm laverne represented him at the parole hearing. he joins us now from las vegas. tell me why he's in protective custody? >> mr. simpson is a hybrid. he's not in protected custody or general population. it's a hybrid and they're making sure no one takes shots at him or no one on the outside is asking people on the inside to take some last minute shot for fame or knnoterity. he is a people person. loves people. loves to interact with them and always enjoyed restrictions at the prison for nine years this is a bummer for him but i made it clear would he like for his parole to have been denied and stay in gen pop or his parole have been granted and be restricted and he's in between and he's going to have to deal with it. >> have there been threats against him? >> from my viewpoint, yes. yes, there have been threats
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from the outside against him. >> i want to go back to the parole hearing that day, last week did you cringe when o.j. simpson said i basically lead a conflict free life? many people were very upset about that remark considering the well-known documentation of his abuse against nicole brown simpson? >> no, i didn't cringe at all. i thought that's an appropriate remark to make. he's age 70. he is very very, he's one of the most famous and notorious people on the planet and if you look at the 70 years you're thinking of a couple of incidents in his life but for most of his life he's lead a very good life as a good citizen. >> but it was really more than a couple of incidents. it wasn't just a couple of incidents. >> well, yeah i think it's just a couple of incidents and, in fact, this is the only time that he's actually been convicted and i think people have to realize that he's now a convicted felon. he's going to be on the outside living his life as a convicted felon on parole. society has had it's pound of flesh against mr. simpson and
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when it comes out that needs to be respected that whatever society had against mr. simpson it's time to move on from that and he's going to try to enjoy his life with family and friends. >> the goldmans were on here last week and they said that mr. simpson has paid less than 1% of the civil payment against him. they have received less than 1% of that. does he plan on paying more? >> no, nobody cares about the goldman's judgment. >> the courts care about it don't they? >> no, it's a private lawsuit between the goldmans are free to do whatever they want with that judgment and do whatever, collect on it. i have gotten a big judgment against some people and it's by obligation to collect on that judgment. the goldmans can go around doing whatever they want collecting on the judgment and also getting their book advances for half a million dollars, $250,000, anything they want to do. that's up to the goldmans. >> but your client doesn't want to willingly pay any money. >> it's not his obligation to pay them any money. >> it's not his obligation even
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though there was a judgment? >> no. >> a legal judgment against him. >> it's a civil judgment. it's their obligation to use, there's all kinds of things to collect on a civil judgment but that's not even on mr. simpson's radar screen. >> what is on his radar screen? what does he plan to do with his life? >> he is going to go out and do what he was doing right before which is to golf and spend a lot of time with his family and a lot of time with his friends. >> he also said he wants to go to the grave of nicole simpson. i'd like to hear your thoughts. >> no he hasn't. he didn't say that. >> there are reports that he plans to go visit the grave. is that true? >> he's planning to visit, there are family members that passed away since he has been incarcerated and that bums him out that he wasn't there to grieve with his loved ones and these people have been burr rid so he plans to go to honor the graves of the members that passed away while he was incarcerated. >> the report said he was
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planning to go to nicole brown simpson's grave, is that incorrect? >> yeah, that's false. >> well, that's good to know a lot of people consider that insensitive. that's good to know that you can clear that up. where does he plan to live? there are reports he's going to live in florida. is that true? >> that's the plan. correct. and that was discussed at the parole hearing that's why they had the interstate compact, the guy that did that is a specialist and he's good. all the people at the nevada department after parole very highly skilled people. it's in the works right now. a lot of paperwork has to be done and completed for him to be able to be released timely so that's going to be the location that he's going to wind up at. that's not 10% but that's where he's going to wind up is in florida. >> what are your concerns as he prepares to leave prison and face life on the outside? what concerns do you have for him? people have negative feelings. he has positive feelings i know but there's still a lot of negative feelings about o.j.
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simpson in this country. >> he's going to focus on the people that have positive feelings about him. what good does it do him to focus on what people think about him negatively. he's polarizing and i get that and he's going to focus on the positives and one of the things that we'll address as a focal point i'm not sure what his plans are other than to just remain a retiree but he feels he is being pimped out a lot by people capitalizing on his notoriety and you see it every day, people writing books, eem doing tv shows so that, that kind of rubs him the wrong way and i'm not sure why people have been doing it for a quarter of a century but it's rubbing him the wrong way right now so to the extent that we can we'll start addressing. >> hanukkah for your time this morning. >> thank you very much. it's a pleasure. >> could the food you eat slow the spread of the disease? whether a diet of fruits vegetables and whole grains can slow the symptoms of multiple
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in our "morning rounds," a new approach to fighting multiple sclerosis. m.s. affects about 400,000 people in the u.s. it is two to three times more common among women. current treatments may have severe side effects and there is no cure. our dr. tara maru narula shows us the attempts to slow it. >> unique to us as a fingerprint. research now under way at new york's mt. sinai hospital is studying how food might be used as medicine to combat the disease. >> we'll just go around and hear an update from everyone.
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>> reporter: once a month this pioneering group of mchl s. patients meets to get tips from a nutritionist and share their temptations. >> i was craving a hamburger something tear tennis ball other night. >> they had lobster and there was no way i was going to pass that up. >> reporter: she's leading one of the first clinical trials to eat, gut bacteria, and m.s. simps the link of that? >> the immune system, 75% of it lives inside the gut and has far-reaching implications throughout the body. >> reporter: m.s. is when the immune system attacks the brain and spinal cord. this looks at whether they can retrain the system to slow down the assault. >> this right here is a very
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typical looking spot for m.s. >> reporter: the patients enrolled in the trial are following a strict mediterranean style diet, no processed food, dairy, or meat. focusing on fruits, vegetables, and grains. cognitive changes can be severe and disabling. >> it can take a heavy toll. >> was very fearful because i have my family, my children, my husband. i feel like my life would just be over. >> reporter: with the help of medication, she's still able to work nights as an oncology nurse four years after her diagnosis. for her, sticking to the diet is a small sacrifice for better health. >> no chocolate chip cookies, no dairy, no vanilla ice cream that i love so much. but if i can participate in a
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diet that can change my life, charge my longevity, give me a piece that i was before, i don't mind. >> this is a small study of about 30. it will be six months before researchers know if the diet has any measurable impact on the symptoms. some of in the group report more energy. they're also looking at quality of life, blood pressure, cholesterol, and weight loss. >> all right. another reason grains are a good well. but a world with no chocolate chip cookie, i don't know, dr. tara narula. thank you very much. >> you are what you need. >> indeed. exchange the vows is one of the most emotional moments at a wedding ceremonile we all know that. coming up next. a little boy who struggled to contain his emotions when a new stepmother made a lifelong promise just to him.
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underway at the "anthony chabot regional park".. wh >> good morning. it is 8:25. an investigation is underway at the anthony shabo regional park where a body was found by a hiker last night. the coroner's office is working to identify that body and the person's cause of death. it was a close call at a south by a airport. chopper 5 was over reed hill view airport moment after a pilot escaped a serious injury after a hard landing. the cause of the landing still under investigation. your monday morning traffic and weather report coming up next.
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good morning. the time is 8:27. we have seen one problem after another along 280 in the northbound direction. this is approaching highway 1. we have an accident, a rollover crash, and that has traffic slowing down to about 15 miles per hour. southbound has been a slow ride, 15 minutes from eastmore to 380 due to two earlier crashes. 680, we're tracking three accidents, none of them blocking lanes, all of them causing delays. right now a little over 45 minutes from 580 towards highway 84 and the backup continues to stretch through the crash southbound 80 at acosta boulevard so expect delay. westbound 580 approaching the san rafeal bridge, chp running traffic breaks due to a big rig
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that broke down in the middle of the roadway so slow stop and go marina bay parkway to 101. let's check in with roberta on the forecast. it's our live weather camera. good morning, everyone. we're looking towards treasure island and you can see a bank of low clouds, a little lingering fog around the rim of the bay this morning, beautiful view as we zoom on in towards the bay. there's san jose with a deck of stratus as well. temperature-wise, 50s and 60s with clouds rolling in over the santa cruz mountains but mostly sunny in san jose. hey, temperatures going down from the pay. yesterday, brettwood and discovery bay at 101 and today, topping off at 90. concord was at 90, then 87. ten degrees cooler in livermore and sonoma, dropping from 96 to 80. we're going to feel the difference away from the bay. 60, 70s, and 80s for the most part. 90 our outside number, variable winds 10 to 20, repeat performance for your tuesday.
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i think this is way right, way right. >> you saw him grab his head like oh, my. oh, my. now look at everybody running to that ball. >> the wild ride from the 13th hole yesterday at the british open was so bad it delayed play for nearly 30 minutes, but it was followed by a stunning finish for the texan. spieth shot an eagle, birdie, eagle, birdie, birdie. at 23 he's the youngest american to have such a remarkable
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comeback. he celebrated the victory by drinking from the claret jug. >> i felt so good for him. after the collapse last year. >> he's been up and down, but, boy, he's back. >> i remember when he was in studio. we like him. >> we like him a lot. >> jordan spieth, you go. litd's taet's take a look i green room. if you ever are prosecuted on a crime, this is the woman you don't want. they called her back in the day hell of heels. welcome back. we can't wait to have you on the table -- at the table. you don't need to climb on the table. it's not that kind of show. >> extraordinary. on the table is good too. >> maybe. >> maybe. right now it's time to show you this morning's headlines from around the globe. the local government and united
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states keep using a russian brand of security software, that's despite instructionings not to use it. this month casper ski lab was remears from one of the vendors. they suggested a vulnerability exists in the software. it could give them a back door to sites they're denied. the beloved manatee lived at the south florida museum. he was found dead yesterday morning two days after his 9th birthday. officials call it a tramgic accident. snooty got stuck in an underwater area used to access plumbing. he apparently swam through a paneled door that is normally bolted shut. human error is not believed to be a factor. >> that's sad. snooty, rest in peace. if you're still waiting for that big raise, don't hold your
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breath about that. they blame gains on that. small gains in worker output. one expert says a breakdown in wage growth may not come for at least two years. "the wall street journal" says the next robotic is close at hand. it can pick up a toy and box your orders. this has been a big hurdle. some robotic companies say their machines can move inventory almost 50 7 faster than human workers. >> britain's "guardian" says rocker alice cooper found a forgotten masterpiece business andy warhol in storage. the 1964 silk scene was titled electric chair. his former girlfriend bought it in the '70s. it's unsigned, making it difficult to authenticate.
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a "wonder woman" sequel has been confirmed. it's unknown if she'll direct it. it has made $770 million worldwide and if patty jenkins wants a director's job, i can't imagine why she wouldn't get it. >> money does talk. >> it does talk loudly. time reports chris fromme's after three weeks and 2 shz 200 miles his margin of victory was just 54 seconds. >> four of the last five years. >> ice cube's rendition of "take me out to the ball game" the worst ever. ♪
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>> come on. it's not that bad. >> i'm going to say, it's not that horrible. >> it's ice cube. >> some fans felt tortured, but it's baseball. it's the seventh inning stretch at wrigley field. seth doane went underneath to see how buildings' future is shedding new light on the past. >> reporter: underneath one of
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the busiest parts of the city, one of the largest subway projects in the country is under construction. it was here workers digging the new line literally made a mammoth discovery. so this is the area where the first find was made? >> yes. right here, but about 20 feet above our head. >> reporter: paleontologist ashley ledger oversees a team which works alongside construction crews searching for fossils. their discoveries began with bones of colombian mammoths who were here during the ice age. first came this three-foot mammoth tusk nearly 11,000 years old and then this skull. >> what does this mean? >> dream come true for a pailian toll gist. >> this is probably the best dig in town for the paleontologist.
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>> he hired the experts who dug up the path. >> it's not every day you have a subway project going through a rich fossil area. >> this is a vertebrae here? >> this is a vertebra from a bison. >> reporter: over the next two weeks the tunnel will close in on an an yent area about a mile away. ledger expects the fossil find will increase dramatically in that area. just a couple of inches of tar became a deadly death trap for those who rommed through here thousands of years ago. >> people think of holiday. what do you think of that? >> i think of everything underneath. it's a rich history. we get to open up people's eyes and their imagination and bring the past to life. >> black ooze still seeps around the museum. >> here at the museum all of these things come to life.
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they stand up in front of you. >> you're going to be digging through that stuff that is bubbling up through the ground right around here. >> yes. we're going to be sticky and dirty and love every second of it. >> this is where the magic happens and the researches come. >> almost every bone found near the tar pits is kept here, cataloged for further research. they help ledger identify one of her newest finds. >> so we can confirm it is a horse astrag las or an ankle bone. >> things keep turning up. a leg bone from an extinct camel and a tooth from a mastodon. >> they were found right bhiefr behind where we were standing. >> it seemses like a treasure trove under here. >> it is. we're finding more thing over here. it's been really fun. >> reporter: according to ledger, the best is yet to come. in the next few weeks she hopes to add more predators like the
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saber toothed cat. >> we have found two mammoths, a mastodon, camel, bison, and a turtle. >> and that's just this morning. >> that's just this morning. >> are you keeping score? >> yes. >> she makes black oozy sticky stuff sound like fun. linda fair stein still has a hand in fighting crime. she's in our toyota green room with her new november and how she recently (man) hmm. what do you think?
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new york's best-selling author linda fairstein is considered one of the best seth crime authors. she was one of the first prosecutors in the country to introduce dna evidence in court. >> as a crime writer her alexandra cooper series has been translated into nine different languages. she's known as, i like this
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title, the queen of crime and suspense. before we get started are you feeling all tingly because you're sitting here with charlie rose. back in 1993, charlie, her first interview was with -- >> -- charlie rose. >> my first was nonfiction. i've written 19 since then. >> she said you did a good job. >> i thought he had a future. >> it worked out okay. >> roy's fascinating it's set in new york at the met ball of all places. was it difficult to start this? >> it was easy because last y r year's curl book ended with a murder. i knew she would be in the morgue with a victim she knew. >> who was her boss. >> was her boss.
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and he fell into her arms when he was killed and she's got bloodstains. i turn the tables on her and without thinking becoming a suspect in the new book right away. >> she's a prosecutor. everybody also thinks that alexander cooper must be you. i was reading the book. the way you question a witness, answer the question, you have little thinks sprinkled throughout. i wonder if that happens in real life. if somebody says they're drinki drinking, what does that mean? >> they want to minimize it. they'll say i had a drink, a drink and a half. you talk to the bartender who said, she knocked down four drinks or three. >> do you repeat the question? >> if i repeat the question? i'm trying to think of an answer. u-turn those again around on
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her. >> how has alex changed? >> 19 books later, i'm 24 years older than when i first created her. she's three years older which is nice. physically she was 35. she's now only 38. it's not easy to work with victims of violent crime especially in sexual assault and violence. you see that change throughout. several books ago she was kidnapped. she's had some ptsd she's dealt with and this event sort of brings her back. >> it's not easy to work with. can't be that easy to write about at times shah that ooh's good question. i didn't do it originally as being ka that is right ek, but it is. it was such a dark world when charlie first talked to me. people thought why do you do this work? it can't be rewarding.
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it's just dark. for me it was richly rewarding because we were getting for the first time justice in the court for victims and this type of intimate violence. to write about it helped me work through a lot of the issues and give it to the reader. >> how do you get better? do you read crime writers? >> i do all the time. harvey and lee child and clark and david baldacci probably changed my writing style without knowing it. >> how did he do that? >> i had lunch with him, my late husband. he said, david, you leave a tees at the end of every chapter. can't go to sleep. it's every writer's dream. i thought maybe it's something i ought to. do i credit his style for me to not end with a funny word.
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>> end with a question. >> she ends with something. they call you hell on heels. w why? is that a compliment? >> at the time i did not think so. "the daily news" did it, not my colleagues. once the headlines ran, there was a lot of teasing and that was fun. 30-year career. >> what does that mean? because you're tough? >> tough was important to be.% i didn't go there as a kid thinking i would ever be tough. fair was the most important thing. so that combination. the heels were good at the time. >> i love the sunday morning piece downwhere you say it's a dream to have a career i wanted all my life, because writing, who would think this would turn out so well? >> my dad used to say get a grip, you need a career, get a job, you can't sit in a garnt
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writing books all day and this great career in the law gave me books. >> 19 years lauter. >> thank you. great to see you all. >> thank you, linda fairstein. >> "dead ball" goes on sale tomorrow. we'll explain after
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the search for a missing boater in the north bay. a body has been recovered in tomales bay. saturday by a good morning. it's five minutes before 9:00. i'm and makovec. a body was spotted saturday by a group who was looking for a fisherman, and loved ones believe it's 70-year-old charles todd friend. in gilroy, fire crews are working to stamp out hot spots in a brush fire that broke out yesterday afternoon. this is near castro valley road and highway 101. it jumped from 50 to 150-acre in a couple of hour. heads up for electric car owners in palo alto. starting august 1, it ivers $2 for a full recharge. the city is hoping it will cut down on drivers parking their
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