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>>'s it's monday, september 10th, 2018. this is the cbs morning news. barreling toward the east coast, hurricane florence gets strength. as it turns across the atlantic where it could hit. >> cbs ceo is out following new allegations of sexual misconduct and fallout from an anonymous op-ed, the president is defending the presidency and his own staff members. >> i know my people.
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. good morning from you with the 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. we begin with hurricane florence when continues to strengthen as it heads towards the coast of the united states. it is still about 685 miles southeast of bermuda head the west, now with winds at 90 miles per hour. florence is expected to become an extremely dangerous hurricane by tonight and come ashore sometime late thursday or friday. it's still too early to project the storm's exact path, folks d re and map out s are being escape routes. residents are stocking up on supplies like bottled water and generators and some stores have sold out. the national hurricane center stl after coming ashore and that could lead to the potential for life-threatening storm surge
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and inland flooding from long and heavy rains. governor of south carolina says his state is preparing for the possibility of a large-scale disaster. >> make your plans now. if you have -- assume that a major hurricane is going to hit right smack dab in the middle of south carolina and may go way inshore. >> swimmers have been warned to stay out of surf. cruise ships and navy ships are already being moved out of harm's way. here at cbs a change at the top. lesley moonves, one of the most powerful executives is out following new allegations of sexual misconduct. the announcement came last night in a statement moonves says untrue allegations from a decade ago are being made against him. lora podesta is here in new york. good morning. >> good morning. and moonves's resignation comes shortly after "the new yorker" magazine published a new article detailing stories of more women who are accusing him of inappropriate sexual behavior.
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in a statement he acknowledged three of those encounters but said they were consensual. cbs chairman and ceo leslie moonves resigned yesterday just hours after six new women came forward accusing him of sexual misconduct. a report by the new yorker magazine details incidents which allegedly took place between the 1980s and early 2000s. they include claims that moonves forced them to perform oral sex on him, that he exposed himself to them without their consent, and that he used physical violence and intimidation against them. moonves released a sttement late last night saying untrue allegations from decades ago are now being made against me that are not consistent with who i am. i am deeply saddened to be leaving the company. cbs corporation and major shareholder national amusement said moonves and cbs will donate
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$20 million to one or more organizations to support the me too movement and equality for women in the workplace. the money will be donated immediately and will come out of any severance package moonves will receive. pending the result of an ongoing investigation. the investigation started after a separate new yorker article in july detailed six other allegations. >> cbs's chief operating officer will serve as president and acting ceo while the board conducts a search for a permanent successor to moonves. anne-marie. >> lora, thank you so much. vice president mike pence says he is 100% confident that no one on his staff wrote that scathing anonymous call published "the
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new york times". as they report, the column and an explosive book by watergate reporter bob woodward due out tomorrow has have riled the white house. >> vice president pence on sunday disputed details in a new book detailing chaos in the white house. >> i've seen this president in action. is he demanding? yes. is he a strong leader who expects things done yesterday? yes. this reflects an ignorance about president trump. >> pens was responding to journalist bob woodward and his new book if the fear, trump and the white house". it's being published this week by simon and schuster, a partner with cbs. >> this one was in the belly of the beast. >> and what did you conclude about the beast? >> that people better wake up to what's going on. >> pence and other administration officials also dismissed an anonymously written "new york times" op said that said cabinet secretaries once concerted using the 25th amendment to remove mr. trump. >> have you ever been part of a conversation about that? >> no, never. and why would we be, margaret? >> i'll tell you what happened
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this week. the team tightened up even more because of all of this. >> the revelations prompted republican senator ben saas of nebraska to renew his attorneys about the president. >> i don't have any desire to beat the president up, but it's pretty clear that this white house is a reality show, soap opera presidency. what you'd like is the president to not worry so much about the short-term of staffing but the long term of vision casting for america. well, overseas north korea celebrate its 70 am anniversary with a major military display. there were tanks and troops. ntl ballistic missile were held back. >> reporter: more than 100,000 people crammed into the nation's sce. they were battalions of soldiers in goose step formation. they definitely showed off their military hardware. what is most notable is what was
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not in this parade if the did not parade its intercontinental ballistic missile as it has done in other parades that. could be a sign that he's serious about denuclearization, that he wants to negotiate with president trump. just this past week kim jong-un said he had absolute faith in president trump and the president said that the two of them will work on the issue of denuclearization together. now, while we have been here in the country, we have noticed a change in attitude. a lot of the anti-american propaganda that you once saw is now gone and it's replaced with messages about the economy. kim jong-un has made this strategic shift to boost the north korean economy and that's what he wants his people to focus on. however, what has not changed is that north korea still has all of its nuclear weapons. ben tracy, cbs thank yous. pyongyang, north korea. several people were injured by a man with a knife in central paris. police say terrorism was not a motive. the suspect was armed with a metal bar and a knife and
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attacked people outside the movie theater. the suspect wases a white dallas police officer arrested on manslaughter charges after shooting a black man in his home is now free on bail this morning. they say she shot him on thursday after returning to the apartment complex where they both lived. she said she mistook his apartment for her own. guyger was taken into custody on sunday. she's a four-year veteran of the dallas police force. she shot and wound another man in 2014 after he took away her taser. coming up on the morning news now, fine at the u.s. open. why serena williams will have to pay up after losing in the finals. and the winner of ms. america, for the first time she did not have to wear a swimsuit. this is the cbs morning news.
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>> there she is, ms. new york, mia franklin was named ms. america 2019 last night in atlantic city if the was the first competition without swimsuits in the pageant's 98-year history. swimsuit competition was replaced by an interview. franklin's platform is advocating for the arts. well, tennis star serena williams faces large fines and a tribute to 9/11 victims. those are some of the headlines on the morning news stand. the pittsburgh tribune review reports a tower memorial dedicated to the passengers and crew of flight 93 which crashed into a pennsylvania field on 9/11 was dedicated yesterday. it's the final major feature of a 2,200 acre memorial. the tower of voices north of shanksville has a wind chime for each of the victims. three other hijacked planes crashed into the world trade center and pentagon and nearly all 3,000 people died and tomorrow is the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
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chip reid is there for a closer look at the flight 93 memorial. usa today reports serena williams has been find $17,000 for three code violations during saturday's u.s. open women's final. >> you owe me an apology. you owe me an apology. i have never cheated in my life. >> williams was giving a warning for a coaching violation for slamming her racket and then calling the umpire a liar and a thief during a heated argument. all that cost her a game. she says that she is treated differently because she's a woman. she lost in straight sets. "the new york times" reports on the men's u.s. open champion. novak djokovic. djokovic beat juan martine del potro yesterday for his third u.s. open title. that's his second straight title
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and his 14th overall. djokovic is now even with sampras with the third most trophies in tennis history. and the daily mail reports open a model with down syndrome who walked at fashion week in new york. marrian aveal ra from spain walked the runway saturday in evening wear with her parents in the audience about the she said it was a dream come true and wanted to show the world there are no barriers. avila said she has studied modeling and wants to become an actress. still ahead, raising the stakes in a trade war. president trump threatened additional tariffs on goods from china.
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ask your doctor about xeljanz xr. an "unjection™". i cound the country. on the cbs money watch, new tariff threats and president trump has advice for apple. diane is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> the stakes are mounting and if president trump follows through on his latest tariff threat taxes would be imposed on virtually all chinese goods coming into the u.s. that's about $517 billion worth. on friday, mr. trump threatened to hit china with tariffs on another $267 billion worth of goods in his battle with beijing
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over industrial policy. that's on top of the tariffs on $200 billion of good that appear eminent and the 50 billion of existing tariffs. china's trade surplus with the united states hit a record $31 billion last month. trade tensions and prospects the federal reserve will raise interest rates faster than previously thought sent stocks lower. the dow looft lost 79 points, the sepp dropped 6 and the nasdaq fell 20 points. president trump suggested to apple that it make products in the u.s. instead of china to avoid tariffs. apple says the proposed tariffs would have a wide range of potential products but didn't mention the iphone. in his tweet directed at apple he said, quote, make your products in the united states instead of china, start building new plants now. no response from apple. meanwhile, ford says it's dropping plans to ship it's new hatchback wagon to the united
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states because of taxes on chinese imports. president trump declared, quote, this is just the beginning in the car can now be built in the u.s. and ford will pay no tariffs but in a statement sunday ford said it would not be profitable to build the focus active in the u.s. in the movies, "the nun" topped the box office in its first week out. it's estimated "the nun" brought in $53.5 million in north american ticket sales. a best for the conjuring franchise. it cost $22 million to produce. this marks the fifth straight week that a warner brothers' film has held first place domestically. "crazy rich asians" was second. fold by the revenge movie "peppermint" . anne-marie. >> thanks a lot. >> thank you. still to come, fears of a humanitarian disaster.
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les moonves' departure, and what the company is now doing to make amends. plus: two explosive wildfires burn out of control in northern california.. threatening homes, and charring hillsides. and: police open fire on a former officer.... on the campus of gilroy high school. what parents did to protect their kids. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:30.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. space "x" successfully launched a falcon 9 rocket from cape canaveral, florida, shortly after midnight. it was delivering a commercial communications satellite into orbit. liftoff was delayed a few hours because of lightning and clouds in the area. it was the 16th launch this year for space "x." well, russian and syria planes stepped up their assault this weekend on idlib, the last strong hold in syria. there are fears the brutal
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seven-year war could end with another mass slaughter of civilians. debra reports from across the border in turkey. >> reporter: russia has been flexing its military muscle renewed intensity after a turkish and iranian and southeastern power summit failed to agree on a ceasefire. syria backed by its allies has been gearing up for an all-out assault on the last remaining rebel strong hold in idlib and they showed just what they were capable of by dropping barrel bombs on the area. there are nearly 3 million civilians, half of them have already fled from other parts of syria. there is nowhere left to go. and so they frantically prepare for war, stocking up on supplies and handing out makeshift gas masks. the united nations has warned of a humanitarian catastrophe and
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nts to set up safe corridors while turkey has warned about refugees that it does not have the capacity to deal with and so for now has close dollars the boards here. they've sent hundreds of u.s. military supplies to the area. well, the future of travel may be air travel, a british businessman is testing an flying taxi service that can take off and land vertically. it holds a single passenger. it was tested in june in the united kingdom. coming up first on cbs morning news, ken starr joins use the investigations that made him a household name. i'm anne-marie green, this is the cbs morning news. br 25% of your mouth.
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our top stories this morning, hurricane florence is getting stronger as it heads towards the southeastern coast of the united states. it is currently a category one storm with sustained winds of nearly 90 miles per hour. it's expected to become a major hurricane by tonight. a tax on security forces florence could hit the coast overnight in northern afghanistan have killed at least late thursday or early friday. the state of emergency has been 35 people with no end in sight declared in the carolinas and virginia. to the 17-year war, we visited and cbs chairman and ceo leslie moonves resigned kabul last week and met with yesterday following new allegations of sexual survivors of a 2016 attack that shocked the world. misconduct. "the new yorker" magazine reports on accusations from six women. >> reporter: from outside it looks like a high security prison. in a statement moonves denies the allegations and says that he is saddened to leave cbs. inside it looks like an american university with all that college-kid optimism. cbs says it and moonves will donate $20 million to
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>> we have dreams, if we give up, then the enemy or the terrorists, they're going to win this war. >> these students are also survivors. >> in 2016, a ten-hour taliban siege claimed the lives of 16 students, faculty and police. after the first explosion, this student and her classmates locked themselves in a classroom. >> after ten or 15 minutes there was another blast and they were hitting the door and they are trying to open it and we were really scared because we were 100% sure that if they entered the class they would probably shoot us. >> in the panic she fell out of a second-story window and broke her back in many places and yet she returned to school when she recovered. attackers threw hand grenades into classrooms. this man watched his friends die and came very close himself. >> i was badly injured there and then i had spinal injury, abdominal injury, i had my leg, my fingers, and the bad one was my head because i was not able to see things and i was bleeding
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for a couple of hours that night. >> that head injury took two years to recover from. he escaped with his life and dreams intact. >> and what do you hope do after you leave school? >> i hopefully am running for president in couple of years. >> despite the tragedy of that night, there is one thing the taliban could not destroy here, hope. charla dagga da, cbs news, kabul. kurchts first on cbs this morning, former independent counsel ken starr joins us in the studio with his first book opt investigations that made him a household name and brought president clinton to impeachment proceedings. and, the hacks that could help your children be better students, dr. david agus has simple food and schedule changes. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday, thanks for watching. i'm anne marie green, have a great day. that's this edition of cbs this morning news. i'm anne-marie green, have a great day.
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good morning. live from the cbs bay area studios. this is kpix 5 news. good morning, everyone. it is monday, september 10. we are taking a live look out at san francisco from our exclusive camera. >> i am michelle griego. >> and i am anne makovec in for kenny choi. >> we are starting a new work week. >> mary is waking up with weather. >> and then there is a cool down for us. we're looking at temperatures about a couple degrees cooler. the temps will be dropping. patchy morning fog and clouds in the bay. we will see the temperatures and
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more information. we will let you know when the temperatures drop into the mid 70s. i will have details on that, coming up in just a bit. we will start with a full highway closure in the north bay. all north bend 101 lanes closed. caltrans has some overnight roadwork going on. traffic diverted off at windsor river road. the closure


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