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from the cbs broadcast center in new york city. i'm elaine quijano. captioning funded by cbs it's monday, october 30th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." >> here comes fisher. astros win it. >> the astros take the lead over the dodgers in the world series in a dramatic game that might be one for the record books. oscar winner kevin spacey apologizes after being accused of making sexual advances toward a 14-year-old boy a decade ago. and the russian investigation heats up as a grand jury approves criminal
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charges. president trump goes off on twitter calling the probe evil >>the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with the world series, a back-and-forth slugfest not for the faint of heart. >> here comes fisher. astros win it. >> houston's third baseman alex bregman ended it with a two-out, two-on, walk-on single. the game featured seven home runs including two-time three-run shots and enough drama for the entire season let alone one game. the astros overcame three deficits to beat the dodgers, 13-12, and now lead the series, three games to two.
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game six is tomorrow night in los angeles. in other news now, cbs news has confirmed that the federal grand jury has approved the first criminal charges in robert mueller's investigation into the russian ties in the election campaign. an arrest could come as early as today. hena doba is here in new york. good morning, hena. >> good morning, anne-marie. washington is bracing for what could be a dramatic day in the russian investigation. the president through a series of tweets sunday called the investigation a, quote, witch hunt for evil politics. >> today could be the day an indictment is unsealed in the investigation into possible links between the trump campaign and russia. sources tell cbs news the grand jury has approved charges to be brought. president trump called the probe a witch hunt saying there's so much guilt by democrat, clinton. last week it came to light that democrats helped pay for some of the information in a dossier of
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allegations against the president's election team. >> i certainly would have, you know, liked to know who paid for it earlier, but nonetheless, that's just one factor to be considered. it doesn't answer the ultimate question which is how much of the work is accurate, how much of it is true. >> it's still unclear who might be charged and with what. the special counsel has also been investigating financial dealings of trump associates including former trump campaign manager paul manafort and former national security adviser mike flynn. >> i have not yet seen any definitive evidence of collusion. i've seen lots of evidence that the russians were very active in trying to influence the election. >> some republicans like new jersey's governor chris christie wants to know how the indictment was leaked. >> there are certain laws against any of this type of leaking of grand jury activity. >> christie maintains the president himself are not under investigation. >> and some republicans are
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calling on mueller to resign questioning his ties to the fbi and james comey. anne-marie? >> hena doba here in new york. thanks so much, hena. ahead we'll hear from amy klobuchar, democrat. actor kevin spacey apologized following allegations that he made sexual advances on a 14-year-old boy. actor anthony rapp now 46 years old says he attended a party at spacey's apartment back in 1986. he says spacey got him on a bed and got on top making sexual advances but he was able to leave before anything happened. spacey tweeted last night he did not remember but if he did , i
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apologize for anything i did during drunken behavior. he added publicly he is gay and he wants to deal with this honestly. more than half the east lost electricity as a powerful storm moved up the coast with damaging winds and torrential rains. the storm came five days. years to the day that superstorm sandy hit the region. the national weather service says the severe weather service continues through early this morning. the rain come down in buckets. some areas will be soaked with up to 6 inches. that led to widespread flooding, downed trees, and mother outages. mother and son in new jersey had to be rescued. the storm was fueled by moisture from tropical storm philippe. puerto rico is looking for another company to restore its power grid. the controversial contract with whitefish energy, a small montana company from interior secretary ryan zinke's hometown, has been canceled. about 70% of the island
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remains without power more than a month after hurricane maria hit. puerto rico's governor has seen enough. >> i have asked the board of the power authority to invoke the cancellation clause in the contract immediately. >> reporter: puerto rico governor ricardo rossello made the announcement nearly a week after questions were raised about how the small energy company in montana got a $300 million no-bid contract to help rebuild puerto rico's electrical grid. whitefish is located in this little two-bedroom house. it had become the center of attention and too much for the governor. >> it's interfering with everybody and doesn't go against the best interest. that's where i come up with it. >> reporter: three hours after the governor's announcement, they announced that the contract will be canceled, but only after whitefish completes its current work.
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>> the contract will be canceled today and it becomes effect active in 30 days. >> reporter: so far whitefish has been paid nearly $11 million, and there's another $9.8 million payment pending. the company which has hired more than 350 people to do the work in puerto rico says it's very disappointing, the decision by the governor asking that the contract be delayed, adding it's what the people of puerto rico want and deserve. if the governor gets his way and the contract is canceled the governor wants to bring in more help from new york and florida. th now, a lot of people have asked how did the whitefish energy company get in contact. the ceo said during an interview he used the social media site linkedin shortly before hurricane maria made landfall. david begnaud, cbs news, los angeles. cbs news confirms two navy
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s.e.a.l.s are being looked at with the death of an army green beret. following the autopsy, the death was ruled a homicide. cbs correspondent david martin added the two were under investigation for anan altercatn they had with melgar. it's unclear how public workers will react. hundreds of thousands of catalonians opposed to the region's declaration of independence protested yesterday. they describe themselves as the silent majority. catalonia's leadership was fired saturday. on friday the regional parliament voted to secede from spain. and back in this country, protests on the football field. most of the houston texans took a knee during the "national
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anthem" before yesterday's game with seattle. they were protesting a comment made by team owner bob mick nair comparing players to inmates running a prison. texan duane brown said he's not surprised by the comments. >> this is the view of player/owner relationship. this is how you view us. this is -- you get out of line, you're an inmate. >> mcnair apologized twice and met with the players. brown said that it went not too well. coming up on the "morning news," a congressman's penance. why representative walter jones has written thousands of families of fallen troops. and rose mcgowan speak out publicly for the first time in the harvey weinstein scandal. this is the "cbs morning news." harvey weinstein scandal. this is the "cbs morning news." dishes still wet from your dishwasher?
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♪ skeletons, monks, and dancers in colorful costumes made their way through mexico city. they showed up for the day of the dead parade. this year's event was dedicated to the victims of the recent deadly earthquake. a congressman explains why he's written thousands of letters to the families of fallen troops, and rose mcgowan speaks out. those are some of the news headlines on this morning's newsstand. rose mcgowan showed up to a women's meeting in detroit. actress rose mcgowan spoke publicly for the first time since she accused harvey weinstein of rape. >> the scarlet letter is theirs, not ours.
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we are pure. rewith strong. >> mcgowan told "the new york times" last month that harvey weinstein offered her hush money, a million dollars. the guardian reports on theresa may's crackdown on parliament as allegations of sexual harassment grow. since the accusations against harvey weinstein surfaced, women have come forward to complain about the behavior of members of parliament. one politician admitted to asking a former assistant to buy sex toys. one woman died when a young boy jumped from an overpass and landed on her suv. virginia state police say the 12-year-old boy was attempts to commit suicide when he jumped from an overpass on saturday. the driver, a 22-year-old from
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maryland was killed. the boy was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries. and "the republican" reports on the congressman writing letters to the families of fallen troops. republican representative walter jones started writing the lets in 2003 after attending the funeral of a marine. he said they're form letters but he signs each one personally. jones said he's done it more than 11,000 times. he calls it penance for voting yes for the war in iraq in 2002. still to come, movie audiences get a big scare. horror scene movies racked up big business before halloween. g business before halloween. [ laughter ] yes, even the awkward among us deserve some laughter. and while it's okay to nibble in public, a lady only dines in private. try the name your price tool from progressive. it gives you options based on your budget. uh-oh. discussing finances is a big no-no. what, i'm helping her save money!
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talk to your doctor today. see if lyrica can help. here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the "cbs moneywatch," thrills and chills at the box office, and the new richest person in the world. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange. good morning, diane. !x well, wall street is closely watching who president trump will appoint to be the next chair of the federal reserve. janet yellen's term is up in february. an announcement is expected this week. last week the dow finished the s&p 500 gained 5 points.
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and the nasdaq added 70 points on a weekly basis. for the second time, amazon's ceo jeff bezos is the richest person work an estimated $90 billion. he jumped over bill gates. bezos made more than 10 billion bucks in a one-day surge. in a sluggish pre-halloween movie, "jigsaw" was the eighth title in the "saw" series and brought in an estimated $683 million. tyler perry's "boo 2! a madea halloween" was second. and a hat worn by jackie robinson sold for $590,000. that's the most ever paid for an auction hat. robinson's widow said the hat comes from the 1947 season, the year robinson broke major league baseball's color barrier. this was before the advent of
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batting helmets. the hat had metal plates sewn into the lining to protect robinson's head. >> all right. a little bit of history. diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thanks so much, diane. >> thank you. still ahead, robots in the emergency room. we will show you how simulators are helping to train doctors in stressful situations. hey, need fast heartburn relief? try cool mint zantac. it releases a cooling sensation in your mouth and throat. zantac works in as little as 30 minutes. nexium can take 24 hours. try cool mint zantac. no pill relieves heartburn faster. she pretty much lives in her favorite princess dress. but once a week i let her play sheriff so i can wash it. i use tide to get out those week old stains and downy to get it fresh and soft. you are free to go. tide and downy together.
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here's look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. italian firefighters came to the rescue of a dog who fell in 80-foot-deep pit. the dog was out on a walk in the woods with his owner when he slipped and fell into the pit.
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it turned out to be a two-hour rescue operation. i put the dog in a harness and pulled him out unharmed. in many professions practice makes perfect. workers can afford to make mistakes as they learn, but in medicine, that can be deadly. in baltimore they're using life-like robots to simulate patients. weijia jiang has that story. >> reporter: even when the patient is a robot, delivering a baby can be chaotic and stressful for doctors, especially when something goes wrong. >> the baby looks like it may need extra attention, so i'm going to call nicu. >> reporter: here at johns hopkins, they're getting real world experience in a simulated setting. the patients are plastic, but that doesn't mean they're lifeless. >> the mannequins actually can breathe and blink their eyes. we can change their heart rate, blood pressure, breathing rate. >> reporter: they try to make
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these simulations like this 15-year-old in cardiac arrest as authentic as possible from the equipment to the conversations. >> the rate is good. >> the level of realism enables us to lock at team work, communication factors, and engages the learners much more than when it was a stat it white room. >> reporter: this room of ob-gyn residents move quickly to make sure the new born is okay as their professor watches every move. mistakes are encouraged. >> it makes me a better physician when i go out and treat my real patients. >> reporter: this resident is caring for this 4-day-old with a heart problem in the icu. >> if you make a mistake, you know you're not going to hurt them and you can take what you learn and apply them to your real patients. >> reporter: life-saving lessons for when it really counts. weijia jiang, cbs news, baltimore.
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coming up on "cbs this morning," kevin james and leah remini from the hit show "kevin can wait" interview each other for our series "something in common." i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." "something in common." i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." for my joint pain. s now? watch me. ♪ think i'd give up showing these guys how it's done? please. real people with active psoriatic arthritis are changing the way they fight it... they're moving forward with cosentyx®. it's a different kind of targeted biologic. it's proven to help people find less joint pain and clearer skin. don't use if you are allergic to cosentyx. before starting cosentyx you should be checked for tuberculosis. an increased risk of infections and lowered ability to fight them may occur. tell your doctor if you have an infection or symptoms of an infection. or if you have received a vaccine, or plan to. if you have inflammatory bowel disease tell your doctor if symptoms develop or worsen. serious allergic reactions may occur. with less joint pain, watch me.
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our top stories this morning, the houston astros took game five of the world series thanks to alex bregman. two-out, walk--off. the astros beat the dodgers, 13-12, and lead the series, three games to two. and cbs news has confirmed that a federal grand jury has approved the first charges in robert mueller's investigation into alleged russian ties to the trump campaign. the sealed indictment could become public as early as today, but it's not known who will be charged. superstorm sandy battered the northeast five years ago. it was the second costliest storm in u.s. history with more than $70 billion in damage.
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as elaine quijano reports, half a decade later, many are still struggling. >> reporter: five years after hurricane sandy, residents in breezy point, new york, are still undergoing extensive renovation, are being raised or rebuilt. in 2013, 20,000 are rebuilding their homes. amy peterson, the director of the "build it back" programs says she can only help with half. >> they say it's been cumbersome, confusing, early on there was a lack of communication. what's your response to that? >> sandy was a disaster no one had seen before. it had problems certainly at the start. 189 of 300 homes have been built. 380 out of 800 have been raised. it's five years later. what exactly is taking so long?
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>> what's happened, people were able to return to their homes but it was important to elevate their homes and make them safe. we elevate their homes and they'll be safe for the future. four years after the storm, they move out, we elevate their homes, raise their homes, and they'll be safe for the future. >> reporter: new york city councilman mark treyger. >> many don't take into account the neighborhoods. >> reporter: she and her neighbors want action. >> yes, yes. that is the only way we can save our homes. we all had 4'7" inches of water in our living room of sewer, disgusting water from the creeks, from the sewer lines in our homes. the only hope is elevation. insurance is going to be in excess of $150,000 a year. we're on fixed incomes. we will actually lose our homes. >> these folks should not be on their own. we need organizations funded by
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the government to help assist them every step of the way. coming up on "cbs this morning" the popular clothing company lularoe is being hit with a $1 billion class action lawsuit alleging the company is a pyramid scheme. anna werner has details on that. and kevin james and leah rem friday from the hit show "kevin can wait" interview each other in our series. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. -- captions by vitac --
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i'm kenny choi. all right, as we start off the new week, a live look at the bay bridge this morning. comfortable conditions to start this morning. it's monday, october 30th. i'm kenneth. >> and i'm michelle griego. and light say good morning to jacqueline and brian. >> good morning.
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not bad. we have fog and low clouds out there. it's going to be cooler as well as we look at the golden game bridge. 56 at -- golden gate bridge. you know what is on the way? rain. >> and eventually. we'll tack about that -- talk about. that. and things, we are tracking an accident. we have a traffic alert. three lanes blocked northbound 101 as we approach the blossom hills. speeds are slowing down below 20 miles per hour and give yourself time heading to the teach at the toll plaza and -- to. bridge at the toll plaza. if you have traffic, you have a continue-minute ride from the maze into san francisco. back over to you guys. >> get back, get back. >> i am pretty sure they were overwhelmed. >> a night of fun turns into chaos after clashes break out at california's great america forcing santa clara police to step in and


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