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♪[ music ] good morning to our viewers in the west. it is october 31st, 201. welcome to cbs this morning. a former trump campaign adviser has been cooperating with mueller's investigation for three months. unsealed documents reveal how papadopoulos lied about his connections to russian operatives. plus former campaign chairman manafort and associate gates are under house arrest. the charges against them send a clear message this is just the beginning. learning more about the ambush that killed four u.s. soldiers. a local soldier trained by americans says someone in the village tipped off isis. did a south carolina wilderness camp cover up the circumstances surrounding the death of a 16-year-old?
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only on cbs this morning. a whistleblower claims there is a pattern of violence and abuse. as we get ready to turn back the clocks, massachusetts lawmakers consider whether to quit daylight saving time. the move would create a fifth time zone for the mainland u.s. we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> were you in e-mail chains with papadopoulos about russia? >> it may have come up from time to time. again, you know, there's nothing major, yeah. >> new revelations in the russia investigation. >> the stakes could not be higher. we need to get to the bottom of this. >> the white house is in full damage control after the indictments. >> we've been saying from day one there's been no evidence of trump/russia collusion and nothing in the indictment today changes that. >> we're in great hopes it wraps up. it is very distracting to the president. >> militant accused of playing a key role in the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi,
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libya, has been capture. more drama for actor kevin spacey. >> stripped of receiving this year's international emmy founders award. clean-up crews have a tough day after torrential rains. >> it was relentless. >> new questions about the tale of two sailors lost at sea. >> they never activated the emergency beacon on their sailboat. >> all that. >> open receiver caught. kelsey, touchdown. >> alex smith leads kansas city to victory. >> spooky night in washington. kids got the chance to trick or treat at the white house. >> excellent t rex stealing the show. >> and all that matters. >> paul manafort has been indicted. now there's talk that manafort didn't really get it. when the fbi showed up at his door, he handed out candy and was like, and who are you supposed to be? and who are you supposed to be? >> on cbs this morning. >> halloween candy is actually a sore subject for me. they call it fun size. but look at this.
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when you're my size, this isn't fun. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to cbs this morning. former trump campaign chairman paul manafort and his associate rick gates are the first to face charges in the russia election probe. and there may be others soon. both men pleaded not guilty yesterday to a dozen charges. they include conspiracy against the united states, money laundering and tax fraud. >> we also learn yesterday that george papadopoulos, a foreign policy adviser to the trump campaign, pleaded guilty to other charges. help admits he lied to the fbi about his contacts with russian interests. the 30-year-old had no prior criminal record. >> papadopoulos was arrested and his case was under seal for the last three months while special
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prosecute effort mueller investigated campaign links to russia. the government called papadopoulos, quote, a proactive cooperator. pa jeff pegues in washington. >> that term indicates george papadopoulos may now be actively working with the special counsel's office to reveal who in the trump campaign knew he was communicating with russian operatives and when. papadopoulos' arrest and guilty plea was a bombshell yesterday. showing that he, too, was offered damaging information on hillary clinton by russian operatives. >> so help me god. >> two days after president trump's inauguration, george papadopoulos was in israel and appeared to still be acting on behalf of the campaign. >> no relationship between the u.s. and all of israel -- >> according to court documents, less than a year earlier, papadopoulos began e-mailing trump campaign officials and pushing meetings with russian operatives. at a national security meeting,
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papadopoulos told mr. trump that he had connections that could help arrange a meeting between then candidate trump and president putin. ten days earlier, mr. trump introductioned his newly minted foreign policy team to editors from "the washington post." >> george papadopoulos. he's an oil and energy consultant, excellent guy. >> on monday night, mr. trump's lawyer told cbs news that the president definitely doesn't have a clue who george papadopoulos is. papadopoulos' communication with the russian operatives began when the main contact nicknamed the professor told him in april 2016 that he had dirt on then candidate hillary clinton including thousands of e-mails. that occurred well before the democratic national committee made the intrusion by russian hackers public. in may 2016, papadopoulos e-mailed a high-ranking campaign official. russia has been eager to meet mr. trump. that e-mail was forwarded with this commentary. donald trump is not doing these
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trips. it should be someone low level in the campaign so as not to send any signal. in august, after mr. trump accepted the republican nomination for president, a campaign supervisor encourage d papadopoulos to make the trip to russia if it is feasible. another former trump foreign policy adviser carter page did make a trip to russia. where he gave a speech in july 2016. was asked last night whether he exchanged e-mails with papadopoulos. >> probably a few. >> e-mail chains about russia? >> it may have come up from time to time. >> carter page and several other trump campaign officials have been under fbi scrutiny for more than a year now. papadopoulos is facing up to five years in prison but he won't be sentenced until the mueller investigation is over. norah. >> all right, jeff, thank you so much. the indictment against paul manafort and rick gates claims they set up a money laundering scheme that hid tens of millions of dollars from a pro russian
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ukrainian political party. the two men allegedly funneled more than $75 million through foreign banks. court papers say manafort used his hidden overseas wealth to enjoy a lavish lifestyle. he's accused of spending more than $6 million in renovations and landscaping for this home on new york's long island in the hamptons. the indictment says manafort also spent nearly $1 million at a virginia rug store and millions more on clothing, antiques and luxury cars. first indictments in the russia investigation put the white house on the defensive. president trump wanted to focus on his tax overhaul push this week. before he goes on a 12-day trip to asia. margaret brennan's at the white house. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the trump white house expects the special counsel's investigation to wrap up soon and says it's business as usual here. the president's lawyer insists mr. trump is not considering firing robert mueller. the president and first lady handed out candy on the south
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lawn after white house officials said they weren't at all spooked by the bombshell indictments on monday. >> we're not worried about it distracting because it doesn't have anything to do with us. >> reporter: chief of staff john kelly tried to distance the president from the unfolding controversy. >> all of the activities as i understand it they were indieted for was long before they met trump. >> reporter: another source say he discussed it multiple times a day. >> distracting, as it would be for any citizen to be investigated. >> reporter: the reports swirled the president was fuming monday as russia indictments played out on tv. a senior republican told the "washington post," everyone was freaking out. but white house lawyer ty cobb pushed back, telling cbs news, i don't know where the perception of agita comes from but it's not real. and the walls are not caving in. >> paul manafort has done an amazing job. >> reporter: the president claimed any alleged criminal actions by former campaign chair paul manafort predated the election, tweeting, sorry,
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butting this is years ago, before paul manafort was part of the trump campaign. but the indictment contradicted that claim. details of manafort's criminal activities range from 2006 to february of this year. and he's accused of laundering money during the campaign. >> he was a volunteer. >> reporter: white house press secretary sarah sanders also insisted george papadopoulos who pled guilty to lying to federal a gents attempted to arrange meetings with russian officials on his own accord. >> the actions he took would have been on his own. >> reporter: the papadopoulos plea agreement made public yesterday did reveal he actually was encouraged by a campaign adviser to make contact with the russians. now, the president tweeted this morning that few people knew the young low-level staffer knew george and called him a proven liar. >> margaret, thanks. paula reid is at federal district court in washington where pana for tmanafort and ga appeared yesterday. what's the significance of the charges? >> this is incredibly
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significant because while the white house can certainly try to distance itself from paul manafort's private business or his luxury lifestyle, it's much harder to distance itself from a campaign aide, specifically a campaign aide who has e-mails and other evidence suggests there were efforts to set up meetings between the trump campaign and russia and that also suggest that perhaps the campaign knew that russia was in the possession of some of former secretary of state's hillary clinton's e-mails. >> does the prosecutor also send a message we know what we're doing and we're in business here? >> absolutely. just look at the choreography from yesterday. the anticipation built as manafort made his way into the fib field office. there were cameras lining the sidewalks to capture the moment. special counsel issued a press release. shared the indictment with us. just as we were getting to the bottom of that 31-page indictment, there was a bombshell, out of chicago, that he had another set of charges with a cooperating witness who had participated in the
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campaign. but i will say trying to controc is also what got comey in trouble. >> you're talking about papadopoulos, this 30-year-old aide, and this -- they'd sealed the criminal complaint. he was arresteded more than three months ago. in this criminal complaint if you read it, they call him a pro-active cooperator. what does that mean he may have been doing for the special prosecutor? >> some have suggested that could mean he wore a wire. that is speck tative. ultimately, it means he was cooperating with mueller when no one knew it. >> all right, thank you very much, paula. a leading democratic party lobbyist under scrutiny today after his firm was linked to pana for tmanafort's indictment. tony podesta resigned from it yesterday. he is the brother of the chairman of hillary clinton's campaign. he lobbied for the pro russian ukrainian group that was named as having tied to manafort. the indictment says manafort has two unnamed companies to lobby on batch of russian interest in
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ukraine. the bo des ta group does not say it was one of those companies. saying they are cooperating and taking every possible step to provide documentation to confirm compliance with the law. tech giants will tell congress today about the extent of russian efforts to influence last year's elections through social social media ya. facebook is expected to tell the committee about a special group called the internet research agency. it posted more than 80,000 times on facebook before and after the election. those posts may have reached as many as 126 million users. twitter plans to tell the committee it closed more than 2,700 accounts linked to the same group of russian operatives. >> investigators in niger is working to find the organizers of an attack that killed four american soldiers. deborah petta is in the capital. one issue is why the unit was operating in a region beyond the government's kralcontrol.
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deborah, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we spoke to a nigerien soldier. he claims he personally knew the four americans killed and they trained him in counterterrorism tactics. he recalls cracking military jokes with him, despite the rau language barrier. he believes the ambushed troops were deliberately delayed in the village of tongo tongo, in the region known as tillaberi. the government has absolute no control there and is investigating the suspicion that some of the villagers might have been complicit in this attack. this is one of the most remote and chaotic war zones in the world. more than a dozen extremist groups operating along the border between mali and niger. this particular attack was coordinated by isis in the greater sahel and is led by abu walid al sahrawi and been actively recruiting in that region. the presence of american troops there would have drawn immediate attention and that begs the question why they went into such a dangerous location with very
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little backup. norah. >> very good question, deborah petta, thank you. backlash growing over kevin spacey's response to a sexual misconduct allegation. the international academy of television arts and sciences is revoking spacey's emmy founders award. a growing number of celebrities and organizes are now condemning him. actor anthony rapp says he was 14 when spacey made unwanted sexual advances toward him. spacey apologized to rapp and in the same statement came out as gay. er it jericka duncan is here. >> reporter: good morning. amid the scandal netflix announced "house of cards" will end after the sixth season which is in production now, but sources say that decision was made months ago. in a joint statement, netflix and the series producer say they are deeply troubled by allegations against their lead actor. >> i will not yield! >> reporter: "house of cards"
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star kevin spacey is facing harsh criticism from hollywood and the gay community over his apology to actor anthony rapp. >> i was told to expect a vulcan. >> reporter: rapp, a broadway veteran now featured in "star trek discovery" told buzz feed news he remembers spacey picking him up and putting him on the bed and then laying down on top of him. it allegedly happened after a new york party more than 30 years ago. when rapp was just 14. spacey says he doesn't remember the incident but apologized for any inappropriate drunken behavior. he then revealed he is gay. daniel reynolds is senior editor at the advocate, an lgbt interest magazine. >> kevin spacey took what should be a proud and joyous moment, coming out, and conflated it with something like sexual assault. >> reporter: rapp's accusation comes amid a wave of harassment claims against nbc's mark
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halperin, director james toback and movie mogul weinstein. weinstein subsequently resigned from the producers guild of america which on monday banned him for life. spacey's apology was scrutinized by other gay actors including wanda sykes, billy ike near, george takei and zachary quinto. calling the statement a manipulation to deflect attention from a serious accusation. >> that's another kind of silencing of the victim. >> reporter: the president of glaad, a gay rights organization, also condemned spacey's statement, saying this is not a coming out story about kevin spacey but a story of survivorship by anthony rapp and all those who bravely speak out against unwanted sexual advances, norah. >> all right, jericka, thank you. new questions about two women who say they were stranded on a sailboat for months in the pacific ocean. the dramatic moment when a navy ship rescued them last week.
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coast guard says the two had an emergency beacon on board but they never turned it on. vladimir dutiers of our streaming network cbsn. the details don't seem to add up. >> on a journey from hawaii to tahiti when they began with one problem after another, now the details are raising questions. jen fell apel and tasha fuiava were overwhelmed with joy. they say they had been floating helplessly for months, desperate to be rescued. >> we had tears. we were like, they see us. >> reporter: the sailors are under new scrutiny as the investigation is turning up unusual details. the u.s. coast guard says the pair had an emergency position indicating radio beacon or epirb on board. it's a device that communicates with satellites to send a boat's location to emergency responders. it works when the boater manually switches it on or when
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it's submerged in water. >> if something were to go down and you lost whatever emergency gear you did have, you have a life jacket that's on and usually they have a epirb inside or some kind of strobe so we know where to find you. >> may day, may day, we're sinking. >> reporter: the coast guard says epirbs save lives. it did here in march 2016 when crews saved two fishermen whose boat sank off the florida coast. but it didn't help jennifer and tasha because their beacon wasn't activated. the women claim they suffered crisis after crisis after slamming into near hurricane-force winds. they say part of their mast broke. their engine flooded. and their communications system failed them. coast guard petty officer tara mollo said we asked why during this course of time they did not activate the epirb. appel stated they never felt like they were in distress, like in a 24-hour period, they were going to die.
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yet here she said the opposite. >> had they not failed to locate us, we would have been dead within 24 hours. >> reporter: appel says in retrospect there were two instances where she should have used the epirb. the coast guard says there is no criminal investigation under way right now. cbs news reached out to both women and we have yet to hear back from them. >> i don't want to doubt this story, vlad. so happy, the women survived. now everyone's going mm. >> there are some questions. >> ah. bummer. thank you, vlad. million dollar lawsuit accuses a popular online clothing company of acting like a pyramid scheme. the company's business model
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a south carolina mom claims authorities lied to her about her son's death for troubled teams. ahead, the allegations of mistreatment and abuse at the camp that might have led to the
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♪ ahead, three things you should know this morning, including tiger woods' plans for a post surgery comeback. plus dramatic video of a surfer rescuing a capsized boater in south florida. how he paddled into danger and used his surfboard to keep the man afloat.
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people who live in a homeless encampment near ashby bart.. will ask a judge to block the transit agency fro good morning, it's 7:26 am i'm michelle griego. today attorneys representing people who live in a homeless encampment near ashby bart will ask a judge to drop the transit agency from evicting them. bart accuses the homeless of trespassing. today is day 6 in a murder case in san francisco. yesterday an officer testified the bullet ricocheted off the ground and traveled the length of a football before hitting and killing kate steinle. that could help the case of the illegal immigrant, jose garcia zarate, accused of the murder. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. time now 7:27. we are tracking three separate motorcycle accidents and they are keeping your ride slow this
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morning. the first one southbound 680 right near north main street. looks like we have at least one lane blocked and traffic backed up on to 242 as you make your way from concord. you can expect about a 13- minute ride interest willow pass on down towards highway 24. west bound 24 just past camino pablo one lane blocked that motorcycle leaking fuel on the road 21 minutes from 680 to 580. eastshore freeway, 46 minutes an additional 73 minutes over one hour to get across the bay bridge. neda. >> okay. let's talk about your halloween forecast now. temperatures will be below average cooler conditions than we're used to breezy later on tonight. so warm costumes a good idea today. right now temperature in the upper 40s low 50s for this tuesday morning and the highs today looks like this. upper 60s for vallejo, san rafael, upper 50s for san francisco.
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♪ ♪ "thriller," the perfect halloween song. michael jackson. halloween arrived early today at the white house. president trump and first lady melania trump dressed as themselves yesterday for the festivities. the couple handed out candy and cookies to trick-or-treaters and posed for some pictures with costumed kids. military families and children from community organizations and area schools were invited to participate. there's something about posing as yourself for halloween that works, right? charlie rose, norah o'donnell, it works. when you pose as yourself. we like it. happy halloween. welcome back to "cbs this morning." here are three things you should know this morning. lawmakers from both parties are sending president trump a clear message. leave robert mueller alone.
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senate democratic leader chuck schumer said yesterday the president must not under any circumstances and in any way interfere with the special counsel's work. gop senator chuck grassley said let the special counsel do his job. and republican senator lindsey graham said this. i don't think anybody in their right mind at the white house would think about replacing mr. mueller. the white house, by the way, denies any interest in firing the special counsel. president trump is expected to announce his nominee to head the federal reserve on thursday. fed board member jerome powell reportedly is the leading candidate. one white house senior official says the decision still is not final. if powell is chosen, he would replace janet yellen as fed chairman. and tiger woods says he is ready for competitive golf again. he plans to play in the hero world challenge next month. woods posted a video on twitter practicing his well-known stinger shot. he has not competed since february, when back spasms forced him to withdraw from a tournament. woods had surgery two months later.
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>> a lot of people ready for him to come back, aren't they, charlie rose? we all like tiger woods at this table. south carolina lawmakers are examining the state's juvenile justice system after the death of a 16-year-old in state care. del'quan seagers died at a remote wilderness camp for nonviolent juvenile offenders. the department of juvenile justice sent him there for violating probation on a shoplifting charge. the camp is operated by amikids, a national nonprofit that runs 44 youth programs in nine states. amikids received more than $54 million in state funding last year. only on "cbs this morning," tony dokoupil shows us why there are questions over the teenager's death. tony, good morning. >> good morning. del'quan seagers first landed in state custody after stealing candy from a discount store. he died the day before thanksgiving in 2015 of asthma, according to a coroner's report, but now a whistleblower says that del'quan was actually beaten and his death may be part
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of a wider pattern of violence and abuse. >> you got the defibrillator? >> yes, ma'am. >> shadeana seagers can hardly bear the 911 call from the night her son collapsed at the amikids camp in south carolina. >> push harder. push harder. >> but she listens to it because she does not believe that her son, an avid basketball player, died of asthma. >> did he have an inhaler? >> hmm-mm. >> had he been suffering asthma attacks regularly? >> he never had asthma attacks. he had asthma, but it wasn't severe asthma. >> the story she does believe, the story her daughter uncovered on facebook, is that del'quan was beaten by other camp residents. >> do you feel like you were lied to? >> yes. almost two years.
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>> a state audit released in january found the department of juvenile justice which oversees the camps did not properly investigate claims that the death involved foul play. the department claims the death was fully investigated. >> how would you characterize the investigation into what happened to del'quan? >> slow, tedious, like no one cared. >> dwight marshall is a former camp supervisor who was fired in an unrelated incident. >> does del'quan remind you of your own son? >> yes, sir, he did. >> he's speaking out because he was like a son. marshall said he told the state and amikids in writing that according to a witness, del'quan had been hit in the chest before he died. both organizations deny receiving these documents. marshall says the problem isn't just violent teens, but some violent staffers too. >> kicks, slaps, punches, closed fist, close range. >> in 2015, according to investigators in florida, a
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teenager at an amikids facility was body slammed by a staffer who was fired for failing to call for assistance. and last year in union county south carolina, an amikids camp director was charged with unlawful neglect after allegedly choking a 15-year-old. two other staffers are accused of covering it up. that case is still pending. but shadeana seagers, who is not yet mourning del'quan has heard enough. she wants amikids held accountable. >> i want him back but i can't have him. >> what's going to help? >> justice. >> in a statement to cbs news, amikids said multiple investigations by both local and state authorities found the organization not at fault for del'quan's death. they commend the staff response that night. they say safety is something all amikids programs take seriously. norah.
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>> wow, that's really difficult. sounds like you need to have another investigation. you go there for a shoplifting charge and end up dead and his mother says he didn't have an asthma attack? a lot of questions tony raised. a teenage surfer is being called a hero after rescuing a boater off the south florida coast. 13-year-old sam ruskin was surfing when a fishing boat capsized in the strong current. sam rushed toward the man and gave him his surfboard to stay afloat. >> we were like what's going on? there was this guy and he was like coming around the inlet, so i paddled to the end of the inlet where the current is and gave him my surfboard. >> wow. the two of them then made it safely back to shore. >> i saw an interview with sam's dad. sam was in trouble, too. he said the fact that his teenage son jumped into action so quickly shows the type of character he is. i wanted to say, well, you raised him. popular online clothing company is accused of acting like a pyramid scheme.
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ari gold. a california clothing company faces a billion dollar lawsuit from clients who claim it is acting like a pyramid scheme. li lieu larose sells items and some of the plaintiffs say their association with lularoe has brought them to financial ruin. anna werner is in los angeles with the allegations and the company's response. anna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. lularoe says it has more than 80,000 independent fashion
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retailers who have sold more than $2 billion in lularoe apparel so far this year. but now some of those retailers are suing. they claim they were misled into investing thousands of dollars into lularoe merchandise in hopes of making huge profits. we spoke with one of the proposed lawsuit's class action members who says that lularoe isn't what she thought it would be. >> i worked day and night. it was far from being part-time. it was definitely more than full-time work. >> this one is called an amelia. >> gabrielle aranda is a former retailer. she joined the company to spend more time with her family but ended up investing and losing more than $9,000 in just a few months. the lawsuit seeks a billion dollars for a proposed class of plaintiffs who it says were unknowingly recruited into lularoe's pyramid scheme through manipulation and misinformation. none of the bonus payments
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depended upon an actual sale to a consumer. >> some of you guys want to know how much inventory i got. >> reporter: aranda said she had difficulty selling clothes. >> look at all this. >> reporter: but her team leader encouraged her to buy more inventory. >> they're getting more money off of what i'm investing but i'm not making anything off of it. i think my downfall was reinvesting the money that i made off of it. >> reporter: the lawsuit alleges that some consultants were told to borrow money, take out credit cards. some sold breast milk to purchase inventory. in a statement lularoe said they had not been served with a complaint but believe the allegations are baseless, factually inaccurate and misinformed. they say their bonus plan only includes incentives that reward retail sales to consumers. lularoe says it will vigorously defend against allegation and is confident it will prevail. consumers really don't understand the way this works. >> no, they don't. >> reporter: russell winer is a marketing professor at the stern
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school of business. he believes the company is not a pyramid scheme. >> if there are products that are actually being sold to consumers, then it's not a pyramid scheme. >> reporter: lularoe has faced complaints about other issues but said that the vast majority of their retailers are successful and are happy with their experience. the company said the sales have put hundreds of millions of dollars into the pockets of those independent fashion retailers. now, coming up tomorrow on "cbs this morning," we will have exclusively the co-founders of lularoe. they're going to talk with us about their business, how it got started, and also how they respond to some of these issues that have come up. again, that will be a story you'll see only on "cbs this morning." >> there's always two sides to every story so it will be interesting to hear what they have to say. any time somebody asks you to sell your breast milk, i think i'd think twice about that one. >> you always find the most interesting detail in a story.
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coming up next, a look at the other headlines including a new warning about the potential health risks of black licorice. plus scott stein is here with the new iphone x that comes out on friday. he was just in the green room. he puts the new facial recognition technology to the >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by ford. going further, so you can.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." here's a look at some of this morning's headlines. u.s. news and world report says a federal judge blocked president trump from reversing president obama's transgender troops policy. mr. trump issued an executive order barring transgender people from joining the military. current transgender service members were subject to
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discharge. the judge said there was no solid evidence for the ban. the administration says it may appeal the judge's ruling. "the new york times" says white house chief of staff's john kelly controversial comment claiming the civil war on a lack of ability to compromise. kelly appeared last night on fox news and was asked about a virginia church's decision to remove plaques honoring george washington and robert e. lee. >> robert e. lee was an honorable man. he was a man that gave up -- gave up his country to fight for his state. the lack of an ability to compromise led to the civil war. >> kelly's comment drew sharp criticism on social media yesterday. the hill says american special forces captured a key militant behind the benghazi attack. mustafa al imam was captured on monday. the u.s. diplomatic calm bound was overrun in 2012. ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were killed. president trump said he ordered
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al imam's capture. he said we will not rest in our efforts to finds and bring the perpetrators of the heinous attacks in benghazi to justice. a candy warning in time for halloween. black licorice can cause heart problems for people over 40. the fda says too much black licorice can cause high blood pressure as well as congestive heart failure. too much black licorice is defined as two ounces a day for 14 straight days. overconsumption can cause a drop in potassium, which your heart needs to stay normal. we wanted to give a halloween shoutout to our friends at the cbs affiliate in hampton roads, virginia. this is a shoutout to you guys. morning anchors at wtkr decided to dress up as -- us. erica greenway is norah, blaine stewart in the middle dressed as charlie. he's even wearing tennis shoes. and jessica large, well, i think you're rocking the red dress, jessica. nicely done. that's very funny.
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>> they look terrific. well done. >> i think that's quite a compliment. >> look who's got the tennis shoes on, charlie. >> i saw that. i like that picture of us too. >> can we put the picture back up again? look at us. >> that was five years ago. we all look younger. >> very nice. thank you, jessica, blaine and erica. massachusetts could move the clocks ahead an hour all year long. how giving up daylight saving time could affect airline schedules, finances and even football. we'll be right back. how much money do you think you'll need in retirement? then we found out how many years that money would last them. how long do you think we'll keep -- oooooohhh! you stopped! you're gonna leave me back here at year 9? how did this happen? it turned out, a lot of people fell short, of even the average length of retirement. we have to think about not when we expect to live to,
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plan, to get workers out of san francisco's hall of justice.. and into a nearby bu good morning. it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. dirty conditions are prompting a plan to get workers out of san francisco's hall of justice and into a nearby building. the negotiated lease would be for 15 years and $150 million. some supervisors want to explore other options instead of leasing. san jose police looking for this man, lawrence carter, accused of robbing several elderly woman. officers also want to know if there are more victims. carter is a suspect in at least 7 similar robberies. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ring old breakfast a wake up call. jack's two dollar breakfast pockets get a grilled pocket filled with your choice of ham or sausage, freshly cracked eggs and two melty cheeses. but if you snooze, you'll lose out on this deal. jack's $2 breakfast pockets. new from jack in the box.
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northbound 101, this crash right near marsh road, we have two lanes blocked about 23 minutes heading northbound from 237 on up towards highway 84. the dumbarton bridge. another motorcycle crash this is westbound 24 just past camino pablo, we have one lane blocked and some fuel leaking in the roads from that motorcycle. do expect delays about 30 minutes from 680 over to 580. eastshore freeway it's a mess. 83 minutes from highway 4 to the maze. that's all due to an earlier motorcycle crash on the bay bridge now cleared. another 30 minutes from the maze into san francisco. neda. >> good morning. look at this sunrise right over the bay bridge. we have clear conditions now higher clouds clearing up and temperatures are cool. we will be below average today for your halloween and a bit breezy later on in time for trick or treating so that means wear warm costumes. temperatures in the upper 40s and low 50s. rain later in the week.
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♪ ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, october 31, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, how investigators followed the money to indict paul manafort and rick gates, and scott stein of cnet is in studio 57 with a new iphone x. find out if it can recognize his face no matter how he looks, but first here's today's "eye opener at 8". paul manafort and rick gates are the first to face charges in the russia election probe and there may be others soon. george papadopoulos may reveal who in the trump campaign knew that he was communicating with russian operatives and when. the trump white house expects a special counsel's investigation to wrap up soon,
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and says it's business as usual. the white house is trying to distance himself from paul manafort. it's much harder to distance himself from a campaign aide who suggests there were efforts to set up meetings between the trump campaign and russia. that begs the question why are they going into such a dangerous location with very little backup. they began suffering one problem after another. now the details of their story are raising questions. former president barack obama has been summoned for jury duty next month in illinois and he plans to serve. but people are shocked that he's going to jury duty, and i'm, like, of course, obama's going to jury duty. how is he going to get out of it? i've got to go to work. he's the most famous unemployed person on the planet. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. president trump's former campaign chairman paul manafort
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and his associate rick gates are facing charges in the russia investigation and another person is cooperating with the special counsel. court papers revealed yesterday that former trump campaign, foreign policy adviser george pop lop douse pleaded guilty. papadopoulos was told in april of last year to join the campaign that russians had dirt on democratic candidate hillary clinton. the fbi says he lied about that. they say he learned that before joining the campaign. president trump tweeted this this morning. few people knew the young low-level volunteer named george who has already proven to be a liar. photo taken last march in a meeting with george papadopoulos. they include conspiracy against the united states, money laundering and acting as an unregistered foreign agent.
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they're not related to the trump campaign. he repeated that there was no collusion. >> the 31-page indictment alleges manafort and gates acted as unregistered agents of the ukrainian government and political parties. they're accused of funneling $75 million to multiple shale companies in the united states and overseas. manafort allegedly laundered more than $18 million to pay for property renovation, landscaping along with cars and clothing. cbs news legal analyst rikki klieman is here to explain how prosecutors are using the money laundering charges to build their case. rikki, good morning. >> good morning. >> all you have to do is read through this and boy, it's detailed, every little payment to every landscaper and where it went through and the money wire transfers. how do you build a case like that as a prosecutor? >> money laundering is really the movement of money in essence from the left hand to the right hand, but going through a series of transactions so that we don't know where it came from. in the united states, for example, if you deposit $10,000
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or more, it then gets recorded. you have to fill out a form. if you go around depositing $10,000 in ten banks you are money laundering. what happens in manafort and gates is that you're looking at financial institutions and financial cri financial criminals. they wanted to hide, the left hand, that they wanted to hide getting paid by ukraine and get good things from the pro-russia faction in the ukraine. so you have to structure or transfer or layer this money by putting it through a series of transactions in multiple financial institutions so it comes out over here. so what did they do? they set up dummy companies or what we call shell corporations and when the money goes into there and then it gets confused and then it comes out, and what can they do with it? we know according to the indictment that manafort winds
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up with having payments for mortgages, for clothing. that's actually my favorite. $849,000 -- >> it's not illegal to have an offshore entity, but to not pay taxes on it. >> why do they register as a lobbyist for a foreign company. >> that's actually a very good question because that would have made it simple. apparently, many lobbyists in washington don't go through this registration. a fara is what we call it, foreign agent registration act prosecution is very rare indeed, but the reality is if they had simply registered their problem was they'd have to account for all of the money and they would have had to have paid taxes. >> one of the most intriguing things is with george papadopoulos, this young campaign staffer was arrested july 27th and has been, according to this document released last night, a sealed court document, he has been a proactive cooperator, willing to
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cooperate with the government. what does that likely mean he may have been doing in the past three months? >> one of the things that we look at when you decide to plead guilty and you cooperated, are you a past cooperator, that is you told the government everything you already did? or are you a quote, unquote, proactive cooperator, meaning in essence, you're, working for t government. >> working how? >> you're working to work down your sentence. so what might you do? you might exchange e-mails with people, texts with people, talk to people, have phone calls with people. >> you can get evidence. >> you might wear a wire. >> do any of these charges, does the president of the united states have any reason to be concerned about the charges that we're hearing now. >> personally, he probably does have concerns not only for himself, but his administration, but when it comes to legally, the manafort-gates indictment on its face, read the indictment, all 31 pages has nothing to do with president trump or the
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campaign, but the obvious thing that the lawyers are saying and bob mueller would say is does the president have anything to worry about? not yet. >> she wrote back, the docket shows that there are four sealed indictments filed friday with numbers between indictments that we learned about yesterday. so those numbers do suggest that there are other people who have been charged by the special counsel that we don't yet know about just like the papadopoulos case. >> that's why papadopoulos is so much more alarming because one of the things that we know is that if you seal one indictment and you have one guy working for you, there are others. >> the reasons he might ought to be concern side this is a very aggressive effort and very aggressive investigation and as what happened yesterday. >> he is relentless, he is dogged and he is ethical. bob mueller will not rest, at the same time, if he doesn't find it, he will say he didn't find it. >> thank you, rikki. >> interesting. >> papadopoulos is something that we're all learning to say
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over and over again. thank you, rikki klieman. always good to have you at the table. facebook, twitter and google representatives will testify on capitol hill today about russian election meddling. nancy cordes is on capitol hill with what we expect to learn about that. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are going to learn that a russian internet firm, essentially a trolling firm had a much wider reach than initially believed. facebook is going to tell senators that 29 million of its users directly received russian content. we're talking about ads and fake news, but then it gets worse. they unknowingly shared that material and re-shareded it and as a result facebook is going to tell senators today that up to 126 million u.s. users may have viewed that material within a two and a half-year timeframe and facebook executives will note that this is still a tiny fraction of what people see in
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their news feeds every day, but twitter is going to testify as well today and reveal that it found more than 2700 accounts linked to that same russian trolling firm. the accounts have been suspended and is taking steps to prevent future ones from being created. twitter, facebook and google are really going through the ringer here on capitol hel top hill ov next two days and they were initially slammed by members of congress for not understanding the scope of this problem, but now senators say, norah that they feel that the companies have gotten a handle of it and that they truly want to figure out ways to protect their users. >> big day on capitol hill, nancy, thank you. a push to end daylight savings time is gaining momentum. meg oliver shows how falling back an hour changes more than you might think. >> reporter: one state is considering changing time zones. how it can affect everything
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♪ ♪ well, time-lapse video shows a beautiful sunrise in portland, maine. the sun will rise earlier for most of us next week after the end of daylight savings time. a massachusetts commission plans to vote tomorrow on whether the state should quit daylight savings time and join the atlantic time zone instead. the move will put it one hour ahead of the eastern time zone from november through february. meg oliver is in acushnet, massachusetts. good morning. >> reporter: norah, good morning. this is the time of year when growers across new england are busy from sun up to sundown harvesting cranberries in boggs like this, but once the clocks turn back an hour they're up against an earlier sunset and something the state commission wants to change. massachusetts cranberry harvest
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peaks in the fall. >> every hour of dault is precious for a cranberry grower. >> oh, it is. it is. >> reporter: scott harding is one of many growers dependent on daylight to get the job done. >> you have to have everything picked up before the sun goes down. >> reporter: this sunday, the first day, marking the end of daylight saving, the sun will set here at 4:33 p.m., but those long winter nights could one day be a thing of the past. a report issued by a commission of state lawmakers found that by moving to the atlantic time zone, shorter winter nights would increase the state's competitiveness in attracting and retraining a talented workforce. >> reporter: why change it now? state senator ilene donoghue is the commission chair. >> we love to attract millennials and they love to come here and work, but one thing we hear is they don't like the weather and they don't like when it's dark. >> reporter: when did you start
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researching? dr. david prerau. >> every live tv show in new england would be one hour later. so you'd have the football games and the academy awards and things like that lasting deep into the morning. >> reporter: could massachusetts do this alone? >> i think anything's possible, but it's not what we recommend. massachusetts is not a big state. people travel back and forth over borders for work, for shopping and a lot of activities, and so it would cause confusion if we went it alone. >> reporter: donoghue wants new york and new england to follow suit, but many worry that shifting more daylight to the evening would bring more darkness to the morning when children are on their way to school, but the commission says they would delay school start times to fix that. gayle? >> two thumbs down. >> not for this? >> no. we don't need another time zone.
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>> it looks beautiful in the cranberry fog. >> so beautiful. >> i still say two thumbs down. >> shows you the perfect impact of light. >> i don't like getting up in the dark. >> thank you, me neither. a hotel brand redefines love/hate. how a hotel with no doorman, check-in desk and room service plans to give travelers a more personalized experience. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. ♪ i've tried lots of things for my joint pain. 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
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♪ ♪ apple stock reached an all-time high yesterday after preorders for the iphone x sold out in minutes. the exclusive anniversary edition iphone arrived in apple stores this friday, but it may take weeks to ship the device it customers who preordered online. scott stein is senior editor with our partners at cnet and he's been testing and reviewing the iphone x over the past 24 hours. here he is with the new phone. scott, good morning. show us the phone. >> good morning. here it is. okay. i like the size. >> i like the size. >> i think the size is right and that's basically it's two different sizes before, the plus and they definitely tried to cram as much screen which other phone manufacturers have done. apple is doing that now in their own model. >> what are the other big plusses for this? >> it's extra camera features. it feels like a car that has the little upgrades. extra camera features. apple is pushing very hard on true depth which is the face i.d. camera that replaces touch
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i.d. that will also enable things down the road for augmented reality in the face and that's not here yet. that's basically little steps. it's really about the screen and it's about the extra camera features for a lot of people. >> we have to get used to swiping on this one. to navigate, you have to swipe. >> no home button so it changes things. you unlock with face i.d. you will have to swipe up to open the phone and there are other things now that you get to the controls you have to swipe up from the top so you have to learn. >> you tested the face recognition. how did it go? >> it worked better than i thought. i tried dint looks and i tried to shave my beard and different combinations. >> you shaved your beard? >> in phases and i tried putting on a fake beard and that worked, too. my sunglasses worked and apples it works with scarves and hats and if you went too crazy it is off the realm and in darkness it
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worked, too. >> take the facial recognition and the full screen, about thor camera. what else? >> so those are the key things. i would say better camera, full screen, facial recognition. >> $1,000 price. >> a $1,000 price. you're dealing with close to $1,000 with the iphone 8 plus and that's how apple does the incremental things. >> psychologically, $1,000 is different. i think for a lot of people may want to wait and a lot of people may want to show it off. >> you can adjust to not having a home button? >> i think right now i'm finding it a little tough. if you're on the go and the press to unlock is nice and i think maybe future updates and something to unlock a little faster. >> thank you, scott. >> got to have you here. ahead, jeremy piven star of "wisdom of the crowd" is here in studio 57. how he shook off the reputation of his previous character ari gold. your local news is next.
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introduce a bill... that would ban utilities from passing costs on to customers, if their power lines cause wildfires. good morning. four state senators plan to introduce a bill that would ban utilities from passing costs on to customers if their power lines cause wildfires. arcing pg&e lines are being investigated as possible causes of the wine country wildfires. today sonoma county supervisors will continue efforts to speed up the region's recovery process from the wildfires. officials are expected to consider plans to provide more emergency housing options, regulate clean-up and create a new fund to pay for the response. raffic and weather in just a moment.
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expect delays on the roads especially along 101 along the peninsula. we are tracking a couple of problems southbound direction just as you approach poplar. we had an earlier problem blocking lanes. looks like all lanes have just cleared but we are still tracking a 40-minute ride heading southbound from burlingame into palo alto. so give yourself some extra time heading through that stretch. a motorcycle accident has two lanes blocked northbound 101 as you are approaching marsh road. it's about a 25-minute ride heading northbound from 237 on up towards the dumbarton bridge there. highway 84. san mateo bridge, 37 minutes heading westbound traffic on the right side of your screen from 880 to 101. 880 a mess. it's 37 mitts from 238 to the
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maze. 580 is an over an hour from 238 to 980. 37 minutes from 238 to the maze. it's cool even with the sun out. temperatures in the upper 40s for concord and oakland right now. livermore 46. san jose at 57. it will stay cool for your halloween. happy halloween to all of you! a few clouds during the day but most of that will likely burn off mostly sunny conditions in store. temperatures are below average. we may feel the breeze later on this afternoon. here's the highs for today. 64 degrees for oakland. 66 fremont. 72 in fairfield and santa rosa. san francisco a cool 59. once that sunsets at 6:11 today, conditions will be "ghoul." 60s in the area. we are waiting a storm system to arrive late thursday night into saturday. could bring sierra snowfall.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." first up, our green room. who's there? one guy says you're only as good as your last party. who's that? >> ian slayinger? >> that would be you, ian schrager. >> and jeremy piven says ari gold who? right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "usa today" has a report that climate change is already impacting human health and it's potentially irreversible. a team of doctors, and scientists studied the issue. from 2000 to 2016 an additional 125 million people worldwide were exposed to heat waves,
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weather-related disasters were up 46% and rising temperatures have led to a 5.3% drop in labor productivity. "time" magazine says for the first time the fda is moving to revoke a claim with soy and heart health. it allowed products to claim that soy protein could reduce heart disease risk. the fda is now skeptical of the evidence. "the atlantic" says your favorite pumpkin pie probably has no actual pumpkin in it. oh, no! it often contains its to no field pumpkin. the big orange pumpkins used for jack-o'-lanterns because they don't taste that great. the fda allows food sellers to label pumpkin as anything that comes from golden sweet squash or a mixture of squash and pumpkin. that's why i stick to sweet potato pie. new york is expected to repeal its cabaret law. that was enacted during prohibition. the original target is racially
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mixed jazz clubs in harlem. there are now roughly 25,000 eating and drinking establishments in new york city. only 97 have a cabaret license. and "variety" says one direction is the first band since the beatles to have three former members with number one solo albums. this reached the top of the album chart last week. harry stiles and zane malleck did it. they're in a very good club. >> great club. speaking of clubs, ian schrager has revolutionized the entertainment and hospitality industries over the past four decades. he first made a name for himself in the 1970s as co-founder of the legendary nightclub studio 54, a celebrity hot spot for
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guests like michael jackson and steven tyler. in 1984 he introduced the world's first boutique hotel. his hotels still shake up the hospitality market with his stylish designs and attention to detail. his newest project with a mantra luxury for all. rooms start at $150. he aims to disrupt the industry once again and create a new experience for travelers. ian schrager joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. >> public. what does that mean? tell us. >> well, you know, everything changes, culture, fashion, everything, except hotels haven't changed. i think the very notion of luxury has changed. and it shouldn't be about our price or business classification, it should be about an experience. and anybody and everybody that wants to participate with luxury should have the opportunity to do it. >> but you say, ian, there's no
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doormen, no check-in desk, no spa, no room service. this does not sound like luxury to me. >> well, luxury is a state of being. it's a feeling. it's how it makes you feel. >> like room service and a suite. >> when you put in technology, it lacks a personalization. but i think that's hogwash. i mean if the technology is done well, if it's executed well, if it has that wizardry about it, it elevates the spirit and lifts the experience. >> how does it work then? >> when you go in and check in and you do it with technology, you are kind of startled by it all, it's so easy. and part of the fun and experience of staying in a modern place for modern people. >> airbnb has had 200 million guests i think since 2008. is this a reaction or a sense that the industry is changing,
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and that's why you're going to have a hotel like this? >> the industry is changing. airbnb is really a disruptive idea. the only way to compete with a disruptive idea is to come up with another disruptive idea. and i think the only way the hotel industry can compete with airbnb is to do those things airbnb cannot do, which is to provide social and communal spaces and experiences. and that's what we've been doing for 30 years and we'll continue to do it. >> i still don't know what happens when i walk into your hotel. i walk in. how do i know what room to go to? i still don't understand what you're saying. ell, you would gn ipad.>> w k in with your phone, you can get to your room a lot faster. you don't have to wait in line. i mean -- >> you don't have to talk to people? >> okay. >> we have -- we do have people there. every new idea is met with skepticism. like the boutique hotel 25 years ago, like studio was 40 years ago.
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but this is a new and modern idea for today's people. >> speaking of studio 54, there is now a book out about that as well. what was it about studio 54 that made it such a hot place in its time? >> didn't you go, charlie? >> did you go? >> no, i never did. >> you never did? >> okay, charlie, i never danced there. it was a phenomenon. it made the heartbeat faster. it's difficult to put it in a box and define it. it's just when you went there, it was something really special. it was transformative. it gave you an absolute freedom, which is an idea we all seek. and that's why i think 40 years later, people are still mesmerized by it and still talk about it. >> did you ever think of trying to recreate it? >> well, i tried to recreate it with the hotels. not what happened 40 years ago
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because times are different, but that kind of magic. i still try and do that. >> how much of it was the fact that there were bouncers and either you had to be somebody or know somebody to go? >> it was nothing. it was nothing to do with it. you can't fool the people. it was a special place. when you went in there, you got this incredible rush. you know, you saw 2,000 people dancing as if there was only one entity. all of those things were smoke screens, distractions. the place was special. and everything since then has been special, which validates the idea. >> well, you're still doing that because you say you're only as good as your next party. it sounds like you're planning something special with public. >> we're having a halloween party tonight. >> go to your iphone, you know where to be. >> you've got a good track record. >> thank you very much. jeremy piven calls himself a caveman when it comes to technology, but the actor stars in a tech centric role in "wisdom of the crowd."
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ahead, why he found this character so appealing and where did he get the inspiration? he'll tell us. first, it's 8:38. time to check your local weather.
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i want every available option on the table for how to
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get this film made by the end of the day. whoever succeeds will forever be my family member. whoever doesn't, will be cleaning tanning beds in [ bleep ] rancho cucamonga. >> i love that character, that's emmy winner jeremy piven who played hot-tempered power agent ari gold on "entourage." he takes on a much more serious role in the new drama called "wisdom of the crowd." he plays jeffrey tanner, a wealthy tech entrepreneur torn to pieces over his daughter's murder. he believes the wrong man went to prison so he 20s a realtime crowd sourcing application. it affects everyone, including his co-workers. >> i'm worried about you. >> it was 15 years ago. i've dealt with it so just stop trying to fix me. >> i am not trying to fix you. you lost your brother. >> no, i didn't lose my brother. he killed himself.
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okay? it's part of who i am. nothing is going to make that go away and nothing is going to bring him back any more than sophie is going to bring back mia. i'm so sorry. >> no, no. listen, take all the time that you need. >> it's kind of hard to unring that bell, jeremy piven joins us at the table. the premise is fascinating, he's a grieving father, gives up his company and offers a $100 million reward to anybody out there who can help find his daughter's killer. so you're really engaging the crowd instantly. is he a hero? >> i think he is, but i beleve he's an anti-hero because he's a guy -- in doing my research, because you're right, i am a caveman with technology. in reading about steve jobs, he became spiritual. and i think when jeffrey tanner,
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my character, lost his daughter, he was such an ambitious guy who was running a company, not unlike reddit, and then he decided, you know what, i'm going to put everything into a crowd source crime-solving site to figure out who killed the daughter and nothing else matters in this life. not being number one. >> making money. >> making money, all of these distractions that us as americans, you know, have in our lives. >> and as a result of this crowd sourcing, there's all these other crimes that end up being solved, right? which is part of the story line. >> it is, and that's the procedural aspect of it. and i think both my character and i resist that a little bit. and i think what's -- >> they resist it quite a lot, not a little bit. they resist it quite a lot. >> yeah, indeed. i think that -- i think that that's an interesting duality in
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the way that he's singularly focused on figuring out who killed his daughter, and maybe a little selfish in that way. but you're going to see that he realizes that people want to do something good in this life, and it's inspiring to him. >> these are somber subjects. is there comedy here? >> i hope so. i hope so. i think that's the fun that we've been having with it all is finding that balance. ted humphries, who is the creator of the show, is brilliant and also very collaborative. we're all finding our way as a cast and so we are -- we are going for our laughs. it's nice. >> so were you trying to find something that's the total opposite of ari gold? listen, you played it so well people actually thought you were rich, white, obnoxious, took no prisoners. that's how well you played the role. >> yes. >> was that hard for you to deal with, jeremy? people would meet you and expect you to be him. >> yeah, yeah. and any actor that rails against the universe for being type cast is -- you know, there's a long line to get into.
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but i think if you embrace your characters, the first thing you do as an actor is you don't judge your character in any way, shape or form. you can't. if you judge them, you're not going to be giving them as much possible depth or integrity as they can, because no one is a devil in their own story, right? so, you know, do i have the same ideology as ari gold did? no. i'm a stage actor from chicago, i'm not a guy -- >> who's parents were in theater too. >> yes, indeed, indeed. we all know the real ari. he is an authentic, prolific character. >> that is such a euphemism. i love it. that's terrific. >> he is a one of a kind. >> do you talk to him about the character? >> well, he was my agent, so --
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back in the day, so, yeah, i got to witness it. >> you saw it? >> yeah, he was the muse definitely for that character. and jeffrey tanner, who i'm playing now, you know, it was a nice segue, wasn't it? >> ari doesn't dislike this is character, just saying. >> no, no. >> the real ari doesn't dislike his character. >> right. yeah, that's a whole -- we could spend a long time with that. >> we won't, we won't. >> but to now play someone who is so incredibly human. and he's broken. he hasn't dealt with his grief. and i think it's such a fertile premise for a show and for a character that i'm loving it. and i think someone that that's driven by his grief and obsessed with finding the killer because he thinks it will soothe his grief and that's not the case. >> i want to go back to charlie's question about your acting family background. you say even with the genes that you have, your dna, acting
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wasn't a foregone conclusion for you? >> i think, you know, it wasn't. i was lucky enough to grow up in the piven theater on stage with my family. i was butchering things at a very early age and having a blast. but i didn't think it would lead to anything. because when you're in chicago, you just don't think that you could ever be on television or the movies or anything like that. and i thought i was going to be a 5'9" jewish linebacker and that never happened. i don't think -- that rarely happens in this life. so i was delusional. i was on stage and improvising and doing these great pieces, but not thinking it is going to go anywhere, so i wasn't putting pressure on myself and there was no desperation. >> well, you didn't turn out to be a 5'9" jewish linebacker, but it's worked out okay for you, jeremy piven. we are cheering you on here at cbs. >> thank you very much. >> we're very excited you're part of the family. watch "wisdom of the crowd" on sunday nights on? >> cbs. >> you might do a double take if you see the batmobile. the donation that helped transform a boy and his wheelchair into the caped crusader.
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a special double feature. jamie finds out what makes a movie scary. hear from the director of the highest grossing horror film of all times. his producing partner is his sister. we'll hear from the duo behind this week's number one movie "jigsaw." you can hear it all on itunes and apple's podcast app. you're watching "cbs this morning." apple's pod cast this morning. give your boring old breakfast a wake up call. jack's two dollar breakfast pockets get a grilled pocket filled with your choice of ham or sausage, freshly cracked eggs and two melty cheeses. but if you snooze, you'll lose out on this deal. jack's $2 breakfast pockets. new from jack in the box.
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for just two bucks, get a forgrilled pocketh. filled with your choice of ham, or sausage, freshly cracked eggs, and two melted cheeses. jack's breakfast pockets, each for just two bucks. only from jack in the box. this batmobile will be cruising around southern california tonight doing some trick-or-treating. it's a wheelchair used by a 9-year-old, jeremy miller, who suffers from a spinal condition. he and his dad turned his chair into a replica of batman's go-to vehicle. the rest of his family is dressing as batman characters. a neighbor donated $1200 to help
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create the costumes. >> nice neighbor. very nice. >> a great halloween. >> that does it for
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people who live in a homeless encampment near ashby bart.. will ask a judge to block the transit agency from evicting them. bart accuses the berkeley good morning, i'm kenny choi. people in a homeless encampment near ashby bart station will ask the block them from being evicted. they are trespassing. the trial is set to resume today in a high-profile shooting death in san francisco. yesterday an officer testified that the bullet that killed kate steinle ricocheted off the ground then traveled the length of a football field before hitting her. that could help the case of jose inez garcia zarate who claims that the 2015 shooting was accidental. >> the city of concord is opening a free sandbag filling station to prepare for potential floods this winter. residents can go to the
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corporation yard this hours a day for the city. bring your own bags and shovels. stay with us, traffic and weather in ju st a moment. ponda structure fire, one of the first calls you make is for pg&e for gas and electric safety. it's my job to make sure that they have the training that they need to make the scene safe for themselves and for the public. it's hands-on training actually turning valves, turning systems off, looking at different wire systems all that training is crucial to keeping our community safe and our firefighters safe. together, we're building a better california.
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good morning. 8:57. a busy day on the roads. please be careful as you get behind the wheel this morning. do expect delays through san jose. 101 near north first street it's about a long commute from hellyer to san antonio.
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crashes not blocking lanes anymore. further north, northbound 101 near marsh road lanes blocked 22 minutes from 238 to highway 84. 23 minutes from hayward to foster city on the san mateo bridge. nimitz freeway through oakland, slow through the maze. here's a look at what's going on across the bay area this morning. we are seeing just a few clouds right along the coast. temperatures are cool. low 50s and upper 40s in the forecast. temperatures will stay chilly throughout the day. here's what you can expect today. five to eight degrees below average. breezy tonight. so my advice to you is keep some warm costumes handy long sleeves and pants. superheros would be a good way to go today. temperatures in the upper 60s and low 70s.
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wayne: i'm on tv. (screaming) wayne: puerto rico! jonathan: say "yah..." wayne and jonathan: whoa! jonathan: game show. (tiffany laughing) wayne: you got it! - (screaming) go get your car. ♪ just a little bit of money - that's a lot of information. (cheers and applause) - wayne, i'm taking the curtain. jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady. (cheers and applause) wayne: hey, america. welcome to "let's make a deal." this is our halloween episode. oooh! but then again, every day is halloween on "let's make a deal." but as you can see, we have little ghouls and goblins and little nerds and little tacos and little presents. i need two families to make a deal with me. who wants to make a deal? the grapes. come on, grapes.

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