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the kibbles and his mother in a the doorway. and that's it for tonight thanks for watching. >> quijano: trump and duterte, ameramerican president meets the philippine strongman known as the trump of the east. will he confront rodrigo duterte over his brutal drug war. also tonight we take you inside the philippines controversial drug crack down that has left thousands dead. >> we're seeing results of duterte's war on drugs and his pledge to kill, to slaughter all drug users. sacruijano: one week after the texas church massacre, the healing begins with an emotional sunday service. the overwhelming moment a widow looks into the face that used to belong to her husband. and vietnam graffiti, the messages of young men heading off to war, for some it's an emotional trip into the past.
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>> what can i say? thanks. this is the "cbs weekend news." : >> quijano: this is our western edition. good evening, i'm elaine quijano. president trump is in the s ilippines tonight, the last stop on his tour of asia. he's at a summit hosted by l esident rodrigo duterte, a controversial u.s. ally overseeing a brutal war on drugs in his country. a key issue on the trip has been north korea. ede u.s. military this weekend staged a powerful and well-timed heow of force with other allies in the region. three u.s. aircraft carrier strike groups are there. mr. trump also resumed volleying insults with north korean leader kim jong-un. major garrett is traveling with the president. >> we want progress, not provocation. i mean we have been provoked. >> reporter: president trump talking about north korean missile and nuclear tests did some provoking of his own on
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twitter after the north korean dictator called him a "old lunatic." "why would he insult me calling me old," he tweeted, "when i would never call him short and fat." at a press conference with vietnam's president mr. trump ats asked if belligerence could if replaced by friendship. >> i think anything's a possibility. strange things happen in life. that might be a strange thing to happen. >> reporter: after brief encounters a day earlier with russian president vladimir putin, the president said he believed putin's claim russia did not meddle in the 2016 u.s. election. today mr. trump tried to clarify. >> i believe that he feels that he and russia did not meddle in the election. as to whether i believe it or not, i'm with our agencies. >> reporter: only yesterday the president cast doubt on the u.s. prtelligence community's assessment that russia used esgressive cyber-tactics to influence the election. the president then explained why p did not press the point with putin.
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>> so, i'm not looking to stand and start arguing with somebody when this report is all around and cameras recording and seeing our conversation. having russia in a friendly posture as opposed to always etghting with them is an asset to the world. >> reporter: he was welcomed at another global summit and shared a handshake with philippine president rodrigo duterte. duterte carried out an aggressive campaign among drug dealers and users amid accusations of death squads on thousands without trial. the white house chief of staff told us human rights has been quote a hot topic here but the united states still needed proof of abuses. duterte said this won't even come up. elaine. >> quijano: major, thank you. u.s. relations with the philippines have strained in recent years as president duterte has followed through on his promise to rid the island chain of drug dealers and users. kylie atwood reports from the capitol, manila. >> reporter: it's almost 3:00 in
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the morning here in manila and we're seeing the results of duterte's war on drugs and his pledge, to kill, to slaughter all drug users. police are responding to the murder of a drug user and we're going to go see the scene. >> reporter: they're waiting here to see who died. >> yeah. >> reporter: who was killed. the man was an alleged drug user. they said they shot him in self-defense. it was one of nine killings across manila that night. former police officers say when duterte was mayor of daferos city he paid death squads to kill both drug dealers and users. several local residents introduced us to a hit man. he said his cash for murder practice continues.
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>> reporter: we didn't know it but he came to the interview with a gun in his satchel. what is in your bag? it is engraved, the enforcer. for every murder with that gun ay says the police pay him and his partner $400. so it's the government paying you? >> yes, ma'am. >> from duterte. >> this is... from the president. >> carlos is a spokesperson for the filipino national police, ilspite duterte's public claims fo killing drug users carlos said they follow the rule of law and are not hiring hitmen. people out in the communities here say that there are rogue hitmen who are killing drug users and they are backed by the police. what did you say to that? >> okay, these are all allegations. iney have to prove that. we are conducting multiple investigations when there is a
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death. >> reporter: on the whole do you think that this effort has been successful? >> have we reduced the number of drug personalities or drug users and lessened the demand, have we accomplished our target? yes, we did. >> we embedded with the kaeson city police outside of manila on a daily antidrug operation going house-to-house rounding up drug users. >> we're going to convince them to surrender. >> reporter: fearful faces line the streets as the police shuffle through. oo our third stop a child cried as the police took away her father for drug testing. this is how far duterte's drug war reaches. the man had not been caught with drugs. he was on a list of suspected users created by local community leaders. licetes later the police announced the round was done. it appeared to us the operation was cut short because they didn't want us to see much more of the turmoil that follows their raids.
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they said we're going to 20 houses, you only went to four. ouen does this end? >> we want to end it by having no demand and no supply in the country. if that reaches, that is 100%. >> kylie atwood, cbs news, manila. >> quijano: republican senate candidate roy moore says in the coming days he will present evidence that will raise questions about the sexual misconduct allegations against him. the accusations going back decades surfaced weeks before a special election in alabama. manuel bojorquez is in birmingham. manuel. >> reporter: elaine, with the election now just a month away roy moore is showing no signs of backing down despite a growing number of voices within the g.o.p. saying that he should. several republican senators and governors are now calling for him to step down or have pulled their endorsements after allegations surfaced of improper relations with teenage girls, one as young as 14, when moore was in his 30s.
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moore has emphatically denied any wrongdoing and questioned the timing of the allegations at an event for veterans saturday. >> to think that a grown woman would wait 40 years to come before, right before an election to bring charges is absolutely unbelievable. >> reporter: many of his supporters have been vocal in their defense. the question is whether the allegations could sway others away from the conservative firebrand. wary of losing the seat to a democrat some republicans are urging voters to write in luther strange next month, he lost to moore in the primary, but moore a former supreme court justice rore is no stranger to alabama politics or controversy and at this point seems unwilling to bow out. elaine. >> quijano: manuel, thank you. with the hollywood sex abuse scandal growing by the day hundreds rallied today to raise- awareness. here is mireya villarreal.
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wa reporter: along the famous hollywood walk of fame hundreds met to take the #metoo movement from social media to the star- lined streets. >> every step i make is take is for a better world for here. >> nearly a month ago the #metoo lit up social media, a sexual assault survivor herself was motivated to help the victims. >> i'm definitely hoping people leave here and are like okay i'm not alone. i have other people to reach out to. >> reporter: a flood of accusations against hollywood heavy hitters like harvey weinstein, kevin spacey and louis c.k. acted as a catalyst for more people to come forward. saturday night some of the industry's most recognizable rpetrs used the red carpet to show their support. >> it doesn't matter if you are a man or a woman, if you live in australia or if you are in entertainment, doesn't matter who you are, it is something we need to get rid off. it is despicable and it needs to stop. ab rise up for the world, for the women of the world rise up. >> metoo is a grass roots project that started in new york
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more than a decade ago. p ernight metoo blew up because of issues in hollywood but this is bigger than hollywood. it way bigger than hollywood. em's way, it's an epidemic, it's a worldwide epidemic. >> the founder tarana burke is a victim of multiple sexual assaults. >> this day is kind of emotional it feels, i never imagined a time where people would stand together in the street and say out loud we survived this and stand together. so it feels really special, e ally important. and the start of something new, a new way for us to do this work. >> stop the violence, stop the rape. >> reporter: mireya villarreal, cbs news, hollywood. >> quijano: one week after the texas church massacre, the town of sutherland springs began healing today. hundreds gathered for an emotional sunday service. omar villafranca is there. >> reporter: more than 500 people made their way to church this morning in this south texas community. one week after the deadly shooting at the sutherland springs first baptist church
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claimed 26 lives, the town came together to hear a message of healing. the grief is still raw and there were tears under the tent as pastor frank pommeroy talked about the 26 victims, one his 14 year old daughter annabell. a make shift memorial with flowers and 26 crosses was placed outside the tents where the service was held. the sanctuary where the shooting pppened was turned into a place of healing. a memorial with 26 crosses was tht up inside. 26 chairs were placed where the parishioners were killed. a rose and the name of each deceased was on each memorial. bullet holes were patched up and the inside was painted white, where friends and family will be allowed to mourn those who lost e eir lives last week. while the small south texas community grieves, members of the church are trying to move forward. the church's food pantry reopens this weekend. >> they still have to eat. >> reporter: dina cassel relied on the food pantry at the church when she needed help getting by.
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now a volunteer there, she says she will miss seeing one of the shooting victims, lula woincinski white who was always helping others in the community. >> she had medical problems but she was still here, always happy, always happy. >> reporter: while in the air force the shooter pleaded guilty to assaulting his then wife and tiepson, but the air force failed to notify the f.b.i. of that conviction. and that could have prevented him from buying the guns that he used in the deadly church teooting. inxas senator john cornyn says e. plans to introduce legislation soon that will close .hat loophole. elaine. >> quijano: omar, thank you. goes i columnist liz smith has died, she was known as the grand dame of dish, she started her gossip kollee at the new york daily news in 1-9d 76 and was later syndicated as dozens of newspapers around the country. among her major scoops, a series of exclusive interviews in the early 1990s where ivana trump at the time of her divorce from real estate tycoon donald trump.
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surgery more than a year ago. >> you basically have an obligation now to show them that this has given me everything i wanted. >> reporter: but after gathering last month in the library of the clinic, lily and andy found a shared peace after separate tragedies. >> meeting andy, it has finally given me closure. >> i couldn't ask for a better outcome. >> reporter: lily's husband shot himself last year just as andy had done a decade earlier destroying his face. but out of that tragedy, lily feels new growth. >> he's pretty much, since everything has happened, he's family. >> reporter: and andy now has a life he's enjoying. >> now i'm able to chew food, go sit down in restaurants, and just, it's been unbelievable. >> reporter: tony dokoupil, cbs news, new york. >> quijano: still ahead, the man behind the lens of the obama years on the contrast between his portraits and those of the trump presidency. those of the
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that is why this finger sometimes is a little sore >> reporter: he was practically part of the first family. >> i think it was around the three month period where he realized i was not going away and i was always going to be there. >> reporter: and there he was. with top security clearance. he had access to the most sensitive white house moments like when the president watched the capture of osama bin laden, an iconic image now on permanent display at the 9/11 museum in new york. >> as soon as the president of the united states walked into the room, the brigadier general stood up to give up that chair. and the president said no, you just stay right there. i'll just pull up a chair next to you. so that is why he is not seated at the head of the table. >> reporter: souza said the president's days were marked by highs and lows, which required a quiet presence. in 2012 he was steps away as agmeland security advisor john brennan delivered unimaginable news.
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this veteran's day weekend with the hopes, fears and gallows humor of young american soldiers and marines heading off to the vietnam war. graffiti scrawled on the bunks of an old navy transport ship is now on display, as don dahler waows us the messages and emawings are awash in history and emotions. g reporter: half a century ago young men, some still in their teens boarded transport ships like the u.s.n.s. walker and set sail for vietnam. jerry barker remembers the trip like it was yesterday. what was the journey on the walker like for you? >> long and boring, i remember i just stayed up on the top deck and played cards. i played gin rummy. >> reporter: during the 20 days on board the walker they forged lifelong friendships, thought about the war ahead and the life left behind. snippets of history, almost lost forever until art and lee beltran literally saved them from the scrap heap, they were y storians and visited walker
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before it was dismantled. >> sas on as i saw under the bunk side this beautiful graffiti, it blew me away. we went to brownsville, texas and negotiated with the scrapyard owner, he allowed us ow pull them. >> reporter: the canvass are now ered of the vietnam war display display at the new york historical society where some of veterans recently gathered. i i was a kansas cowboy and i wrote canvas cowboy and put a heart and tom and gay, married 27 august, '66 got to vietnam 27 august, '67. >> reporter: they hadn't been married a year before he shipped out as they arrived in da nang omrbor, the night sky lit up with incoming rockets. >> that is when i went down and wrote on my canvas. to make sure that i guess to have my mark there. >> reporter: if you didn't come back? >> yeah. t reporter: these men shared a time in hell together yet it was nge simplest thing, doodles on
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on old bunks that brought back long hidden emotions. tom hadn't seen the one he dedicated to his young wife for over 50 years. >> there is one canvas in particular that was salvaged from that little trip. and i think you might recognize it. >> holy moley. >> so there is the one you that wrote on, brother, in vietnam. >> wow. >> welcome home, brother. >> wow. 51 years together, by golly. she's still my sweetheart. what can i say? thanks. >> reporter: they fought for their country. htey fought for each other, but mainly they fought to come back home. don dahler, cbs news, new york. >> quijano: precious pieces of history. that is the cbs weekend news for this sunday. later on cbs, "60 minutes." i'm elaine quijano in new york. for all of us at cbs news, thank you for joining us, and good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by
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a muddy mess in berkeley tonight.. after a burst pipe left a >> live from the cbs bay area studios, this is kpix 5 news. >> there was water gushing everywhere. a burst pipe left a neighborhood partially underwater. why some owners are blaming traffic. >> the gushing water broke up some pavement and flooded the lower floor of a house. this happened on cedar street this morning. residents tell us, there is a reason why their street is prone to this kind of trouble.>> it was very impressive and not in a good way.>> reporter: this morning, residents heard something big outside their homes.>> a loud moaning sound. some metal breaking and then it
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was just water gushing everywhere.>> reporter: it looks like this water main and pipe lou open. the water -- blew open. its force was so great it actually lifted portions of the sidewalk and street.>> sometimes the street is higher than the curb.>> reporter: this woman's house and took the worst hit. a river of water and mud pastor through her home and into the yard. her lower rooms have flooded. the homeowner is wondering when the city will do something about this.>> there are trucks coming up and down the street, during the day and the week.>> reporter: the road is narrow and the pavement is raking up. a sign prohibits heavy trucks


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