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cooling down by next week. >> ready or not, here it comes. thank you for watching eyewitness news this morning. the next update is coming up at 7:26. >> cbs this morning is coming up next. have a great day. good morning to you, our viewers in the west, and welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm gayle king with anthony mason and tony dokoupil. breaking overnight, nfl player antonio brown is accused of rape. the star receiver denies the claims in a new lawsuit filed by his former personal trainer. startling turn in the recent troubles of one of the biggest names in football. new vaping death. a patient in kansas is the latest victim in the growing health crisis possibly linked to e-cigarettes. what doctors and investigators are doing to learn why hundreds have gotten sick. remembering 9/11. our adriana diaz was blocks away when the first plane hit the washington, d.c., 18 years ago today. she talks with high school
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classmates about the impact they still feel. and message in a bottle. three people stranded in the california wilderness send a desperate plea for help. and it works. hear from the men who found them. >> it's wednesday, september 11th, 2019. here's today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. more controversy has followed antonio brown to the patriots. >> a trainer claims that brown assaulted her on three occasions. >> nfl superstar antonio brown accused of rape. >> brown's lawyer says his client denies the allegations. >> president trump announced the departure of john bolton as his national security adviser. >> were you two blind sided by what occurred today? >> i'm never surprised. >> there are now six reported deaths related to the vaping with the latest coming from kansas. >> we believe that it is our responsibility to protect the kids from what we feel is a crisis. >> republican lawmakers met with
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president trump, discussing a possible way towards a deal on gun control. >> we need to try to make a law. these horrendous shootings, in my opinion, deserve a response. >> a tornado touched down overnight in sue falls, leaving a trail of seriously damaged buildings and power outages. >> a train derailment sparking a massive fire in illinois schools and residences in the surrounding area were evacuated -- >> all of that -- >> the dodgers become the first team this year to clinch a berth in the postseason. >> a knockout! >> and all that matters. >> people across the country today take part in the services marking the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. >> new york's tribute in light will rise into the sky tonight, honoring the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives that day. >> on "cbs this morning." >> we just got a look at the next wave of apple products. the big item, the new iphone 11. >> other big announcements included the updated apple watch and apple arcade. >> also hear apple's coming out with a digital streaming service. >> they've already taken over phones, all right? now they're trying to take over
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watches, they're launching tv shows, trying to take over video games. yeah, next year, popeyes, watch out, they're going to come up with a chicken sandwich. yeah, it's going to be like, oh, it's so delicious! i just wish the battery lasted longer. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning" on this september 11th. whenever you hear that date, it takes you -- >> where you were. >> what you were doing. >> all these years later, it's still hard to look at those pictures. >> i agree. we begin with a bombshell in the world of sports. one of the most prominent wide receivers in the nfl, antonio brown, has been accused of rape in a new lawsuit. brown's former personal trainer says the new england patriots' newest signing sexually assaulted her three times between 2017 and 2018. >> brown denies the allegations and says any sexual interactions were consensual. it's the latest twist in the football star's summer of
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controversy. our national correspondent jericka duncan is here. has brown been charged with anything? >> reporter: well, good morning. no, brown is not facing any criminal charges. this is a civil case against him for more than $75,000 in damages. his accuser, britney taylor, says the two met in college at bible study. in the lawsuit, she says she's severely traumatized and even contemplated suicide. a warning, the allegations you are about to hear with graphic. >> oh, antonio brown is gone! touchdown! >> reporter: just one day after former steelers star wide receiver antonio brown signed a mul multimillion dollar contract with the new england patriots -- >> touchdown! a beautiful catch! >> reporter: -- his former trainer, 28-year-old britney taylor, filed a civil suit, alleging the trainer sexually assaulted her three times over two years. the suit claims in june 2017 brown masturbated behind her while she watched a church service online.
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brown allegedly bragged about the incident in vulgar messages and called taylor weak and a disgrace. the next year in may, taylor claims brown forced her down onto a bed, pushed her face into the mattress and forcibly raped her. brown denied all allegations and says he'll clear his name, characterizing the suit as motivated by money. >> touchdown, antonio brown, for the second time today! >> reporter: in january, police say brown was involved in a domestic disturbance in florida unred to taylor but was not arrested. >> he's misunderstood by a lot of people, but he is a good guy. >> reporter: and last weekend, he was abruptly released from the oakland raiders after clashing with the team during training camp. in the hbo show "hard knocks," brown is heard thanking coach jon gruden for having his back. >> thanks for supporting me, coach. the head, the feet. >> reporter: the nfl, which in the past faced criticism over how it has dealt with
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accusations of sexual and domestic assaults against players, says it's investigating taylor's claims. >> the league seems to be taking a little bit of a wait-and-see approch. >> reporter: "boston globe" patriots reporter nor yaah prinsiati. >> they can take their own tact together, their own picture of exactly what happened and then come to a determination of whether or not they think that brown should be able to represent their league by playing in it. >> brown is scheduled to have his first practice with the patriots today. in a statement to cbs news, the team says it's taking these allegations very seriously and does not condone sexual violence or assault. now, brown's legal team says it's planning a countersuit. brown could find himself on the commissioner's exempt list, which lets a team keep a player with pay for as long as the team wants while an investigation occurs. so, he's denying this, but you know, he's saying this was a consensual relationship at one point. >> yeah, then there were charges that she was trying to get money
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from him for a business deal. it's very early and very messy. >> a lot of questions on both sides. >> a lot of questions on both sides. >> jericka, thank you very much. now to a violent and destructive tornado that touched down overnight in south dakota. it hit just before midnight as thunderstorms moved through sue falls. several homes and businesses were damaged or destroyed. roughly 20,000 people also lost po power, but no reports of injuries or deaths. the national weather service won't know the extent of the damage or the tornadoes' intensity until assessment teams ibl view the area. unfortunately, more severe weather is expected in the great plains today. breaking news from ohio, where a cargo plane crashed and burst into flames overnight on approach to toledo express airport. a spokesperson for the airport confirms two people on board have died. the flight departed from millington, tennessee, and officials say the plane appears to have slammed into multiple parked vehicles, setting off a large fire. the ntsb says the plane was a conveyor 440, which stopped
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being built back in the 1950s. the agency is investigating the cause. six deaths are now connected to a growing public health crisis tied to vaping. the newest death is in kansas, where health officials say a patient who used e-cigarettes recently died of lung disease. the exact cause of that illness is under investigation. the cdc says it's looking at more than 450 cases of vaping-related illness across the country. three of those cases are in houston, where janet shyamalan is at the health department. >> reporter: the city's health director calls the illnesses an outbreak and the cdc is raritying at least 33 states and the u.s. virgin island have cases of this serious lung disease directly tied toping. idaho and hawaii announced their first cases on tuesday. both involve nicotine and marijuana, and the fear is that the numbers are on the rise. >> this is a new outbreak, which
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is occurring across the nation. >> reporter: houston's health director talked about the expanding epidemic tied to vaping, its exact cause still unknown, but in three confirmed cases, there's one specific connection. what are the commonalities in these cases? >> so, the commonality we're seeing in these cases, unfortunately, is that all of them are young people. this is the age when people start making their life choices, and this is a bad choice. >> reporter: the cdc reports more than 20% of high school students use or have used vaping products. 17-year-old witney livingston was hospitalized two weeks ago in dallas. she and her mother blame the vaping. >> the ventilator was the best thing because she could not breathe on her own. >> reporter: the deadly respiratory disease that's claimed six lives across the u.s. is impacting people of all ages. the kansas department of health says a patient over 50 who did have pre-existing conditions died as a direct result of vaping. others who have been sick have been young and in good health.
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idaho and hawaii reported their first illnesses tuesday and the american lung association is out with a new warning -- do not use e-cigarettes. >> i think the lung association is giving very sensible advice. >> reporter: stanton, a professor of medicine at the university of california san francisco says it's time for the food and drug administration to act. >> so far, they've expressed a lot of concern, but they haven't yet issued a single regulation about e-cigarettes. >> reporter: no specific product or ingredient has been tied to these illnesses, which is really hampering the investigation. of the three people who have been hospitalized here, two have been released from the hospital, one is still in hospitalization, but doctors say they're not sure that lungs will ever fully recover. >> janet, thank you very much. let's get to chief medical correspondent dr. jon lapook, here to help us understand this investigation. i think people should know that there are literally hundreds of
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different manufacturers making devices and the juice. it must be difficult to sort it all out. how are investigators going about it? >> they're trying to find the culprit or culprits, but it's tough. unlike an e. coli or salmonella outbreak, they don't know what they're looking for. they're like chemistry sets. you heat this liquid up, what's the culprit? it's like looking for a needle in a hay stistack when you don' know what the needle looks like. >> adults have been vaping for ten years. why are we now just hearing the health problems? >> the question is whether something's been added to this, a contaminant that's there now that wasn't there before? and the clue is that the cases in illinois doubled this summer compared to the same period last year. so, it's not -- it doesn't look like it's something that's been going on for a long time -- >> that we just missed. they think it's new. >> it's actually new. that doesn't tell you that regular vaping is safe, you know. i mean, it hasn't been around
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long enough for us to know. there have bn concerns for years that we're addicting an entire generation of young people who weren't smoking to start off with and who knows the long-term consequences. >> and experts say do not use e-cigarettes, ayttention to that. >> the cdc says you should consider not using it. other organizations are saying don't use it. there's a little controversy. >> thank you, dr. lapook. president trump is looking for his fourth national security adviser in less than three years after jonathan bolton left the white house yesterday. the president tweeted he disagreed strongly with bolton and asked him to step down after 17 months. bolton says he offered to resign. paula reid is at the white house to sort it all out. palla, sounds like a big old he said-he said. was john bolton pushed out? >> reporter: that's exactly what it is, a he said-he said. sources close to bolton say he delivered this resignation letter. it's much shorter than some we've seen in the past, but in speaking with current and former administration officials, it's clear, bolton committed what is
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considered a cardinal sin at the trump white house when he tried to run things his own way. >> the president's entitled to the staff that he wants. >> reporter: president trump's quest to get what he wants has caused unprecedented turnover at the national security council. burning through three national security advisers in less than three years, more than any other president in history. >> iran is a rogue regime. >> reporter: bolton's critics pointed to his hawkish world view -- >> his agenda was regime change and war. >> reporter: now the president has one less voice discouraging his outreach to foreign adversaries. >> i have a very good relationship with chairman kim, kim jong-un. >> reporter: while bolton was especially disliked by the north korean regime. he and the president also clashed over how to proceed in afghanistan, with bolton opposing a planned meeting with taliban at camp david. >> i took my own advice. i like the idea of meeting. >> reporter: and he was famously skeptical of iran. while the president has signaled an openness to restarting talks
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with the regime. >> if the circumstances were correct or were right, i would certainly agree to that. >> reporter: but cbs news has learned the final breaking point came from reports that president trump wanted to deploy nuclear weapons against hurricanes. mr. trump denied the story but believed bolton leaked it and was furious. >> i'll leave it to the president to talk about the reasons he made the decision. >> reporter: top administration officials didn't appear sad to see bolton go and shrugged off the turmoil. >> i'm never surprised. >> reporter: even amid all the turnover with the president's senior advisers, his approach to foreign picy has remained pretty much the same, though it's expected bolton's departure could make it easier to engage with tehran. until a successor is named, deputy national security adviser charles cuberman will take over for bolton. anthony? >> paula, thank you. and i must say, ambassador bolton's letter of resignation was admirably concise. his english teacher would be
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very proud. >> with one sentence, i resign effectively. immediately when she said it's a little shorter than ones in the past. all right, thousands of americans pause this morning to remember nearly 3,000 people who were killed in the 9/11 attacks 18 years ago. the commemoration began in lower manhattan at 5:46 pacific time, the moment when the first plane hit the former world trade center. the names of everyone who died at ground zero are now being read allowed. president trump and the first lady led a moment of silence at the white house. later, the president spoke during a ceremony at the pentagon, which was damaged at the attacks. vice president mike pence joined others in shanksville, pennsylvania, at the site where
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passengers brought down united flight 93 before its hijackers could use it to attack washington. a government source tells cbs news the maker of oxycontin could file for bankruptcy as early as today. purdue pharma and its owners, members of the sackler family, have been negotiating a over purdue's alleged role in fueling the nationwide opioid epidemic. mola lenghi's at purdue's headquarters in stamford, connecticut, with more on this story. mola, what could this mean? good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gayle. a bankruptcy filing could mean smaller payouts for plaintiffs in more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company. now, a source close to the negotiations tells cbs news that purdue will file for bankruptcy if those plaintiffs don't accept a settlement deal by today. and as of yesterday, those negotiations were still ongoing. richard sackler and members of his family who own purdue pharma could pay up to $4.5 billion as part of a settlement connected to the opioid epidemic.
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that's according to a source close to the negotiation between purdue pharma and state attorneys general. sackler family members could also give up ownership of the pharmaceutical company as part of the deal. stanford university law professor george triantis. >> what it hinges on is the negotiation of the sackler defendants. >> reorter: but joe shapiro told cbs news the sacklers have not put a sufficient offer on the table and our negotiations have stalled. purdue had no comment when asked if negotiations had hit a wall. purdue is accused of fueling the nation's opioid crisis by allegedly downplaying the addictive nature of its popular drug, oxycontin. according to the cdc, 46 people die every day from overdoses linked to prescription opioids. purdue and the sackler family deny allegations they helped engineer the crisis. in one case, purdue called accusations a rush to vilify the
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drugmaker. >> this drug abuses the patient, not the patient abusing the drug. >> reporter: five years ago, tony lagreca lost his son, 21-year-old matthew, to an opioid overdose. he says matthew started taking opioids for a football injury in the '90s and became hooked. what does justice look like for you? >> richard sackler's behind bars and the family's broke. why do they get to keep all this money and have such a nice life? in my life, i don't have my son anymore. >> reporter: well, a source close to the negotiations tells us that purdue, the pharmaceutical giant here, has been considering filing bankruptcy since last march. now, the company is set to stand trial in ohio next month for its alleged role in that state's opioid epidemic. anthony? good morning, today all over the start of a warming trend. above average temperatures
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it's 7:30. here's what's happening on start start it's 7:30. here's what's happening on "cbs this morning." antoio brown's former trainer accuses the nfl receiver of rape and sexual assault. scrambling to understand an outbreak of vaping-related illness after another death possibly linked to e-cigarette use. john bolton is forced out as president trump's national security adviser following repeated policy disagreements inside the white house. >> the president is entitled to the staff that he wants. plus, the first athlete to publicly accuse dr. larry nassar of sexual abuse reveals her full
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story for the first time on "cbs this morning." and national correspondent adriana diaz and her high school classmates remember witnessing the 9/11 attacks 18 years later. >> we're all different ethnicities, we all live in different parts of the country. but you know, we have that common core that we all share. >> they were all right in the middle of it down there. >> i'm trying to remember, does it feel like 18 years? >> no. >> on some days it does, on some days it doesn't. >> it does to me. i was on -- in college in d.c., at g.w. i remember being very young. the 18 years, i feel every year of it. it takes me back. >> we'll be marking that later in the broadcast. welcome back to "cbs this morning" i'm anthony mason with gayle king and tony dokoupil. democrats are working to advance gun bills in congress in an effort to pressure congress and the white house in the wake of deadly mass shootings. a personal issue for people even those not touched by violence. 42% of americans say there is a firearm there their home, according to a pew research study.
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the country's largest and best known gun rights association, the nra, is losing board members, but another lesser known gun organization is thriving. omar villafranca went to an atlanta gun range to meet members of the national african-american gun association. the largest minority gun group in the country. >> reporter: phillip smith remembers the first time he went to a gun range. loaded his .9-millimeter pistol and pulled the trigger. >> i felt free. i had a chance to kind of have some power in my hands. >> reporter: smith turned that power into a passion and formed the national african-american gun association, or naga. the first chapter was in atlanta. >> i didn't think i'd get more than 30 people. >> reporter: in just five years, naga has become the largest minority gun club in the country. there are more than 75 chapters with more than 30,000 members and over 90% of the members are black.
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>> we have folks from every walk of life. black doctors, gay, straight, republicans, democrats, you name it, we have it. we're not monolithic in why we're all here. we have different reasons. >> reporter: why not join the nra? >> the nra is good for some people that are having that perspective. our perspective is for black folks. >> reporter: nezida davis joined naga to learn how to protect herself, and she's not alone. more than 60% of naga members are black women. >> i'm usually looked at like i'm a martian. if i go to the gun range, people look at me like, why is she here? black women don't shoot. but we shoot. >> reporter: after black churchgoers were targeted in charleston in 2015 and the recent shooting in el paso targeting mexicans, members say they're prepared to defend themselves. do you feel that in this political climate that white nationalists are emboldened to go after minority groups? and you need this protection? >> i do.
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like i said, even though i generalize this not just crime in our communities, but it's also white nationalists. i do believe they are emboldened. yes, i want to be armed. i'm not going down without a fight. i look at it that way. so by being able to protect ourselves by training properly and getting our practice in and learning how to defend ourselves, at least we will be able to fight back if we are attacked from white suacists or white nationalists. >> reporter: naga promotes the second amendment and social justice. but smith says he's aware of the dangers of being black and legally armed in america. he pointed to the philando castile case in minnesota where castile, who was licensed to carry a gun, was shot and killed by a police officer during a 2016 traffic stop. naga immediately condemned the shooting. while smith points out other prominent gun rights groups like the national rifle association did not.
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>> them not speaking up says more to us than anything. are you in agreement with that? i -- i couldn't be silent. tears came out of my eyes when i heard this brother got shot. if you're an organization that wants to get black folks to back you up, that's the best way. speak out when you see injustice. don't sit there silently like you don't know what's happening because we're a very intelligent group of folks. >> reporter: the group is talking about getting political and endorsing candidates, which could make them a political force. but they're not there yet. it's something they'll discuss at their first national conference next year. for "cbs this morning," omar villafranca, atlanta. >> that video of the castile shooting is still very, very painful and difficult to watch. i thought he raised a good point. we're speaking out against i the nra had nothing to say at the time when the shooting made national news. >> 30,000 members, they could be
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a political force. >> i think any coverage of gun owners is useful. so many people who don't own guns, who are the majority of americans, are mystified by who these people are. >> we know who they are. two former fema officials and a third person have been arrested as part of a probe into an alleged fraud scheme involving hurricane relief funds. ahsha tribble, jovanda patterson, and business executive donald ellison worked in puerto rico during the island's recovery from hurricane maria. the investigation centers around alleged bribes that secured nearly $2 billion contract to repair puerto rico's damaged electrical grid. lead national correspondent david begnaud spoke to victims of maria in puerto rico back in 2017. >> reporter: do you have water here? >> we don't have water. >> reporter: power? >> we don't have power. >> reporter: you feel like you're on your own? >> yes, the community's on their own. i'm on my own. we are on our own. >> they went to puerto rico as part of the government's recovery efforts to restore the
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message in a bottle ♪ that's the right song. we're learning about a miraculous story of survival in central california where a family was stranded on a hiking trip. curtis whitson carved out the word "help" on this green water bottle as a last-ditch effort to get help. he also put an sos note inside the bottle and threw it down a waterfall. unbelievably, it was found downstream by two other hikers who alerted rescuers. "cbs this morning" host michelle miller is here. i don't think they tell you to do this in any guide book, but it worked. remarkable.
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>> it certainly did. this story actually happened back in june, but we're getting new information about curtis whitson's camping trip with his girlfriend and 13-year-old son. it went awry when they got trapped at the top of a 40-foot waterfall in the arroyo seco canyon. with no way out, he was forced to get creative. curtis whitson and his family were days into a scenic father's day trip in big sur state park when -- >> possible subjects that are trapped on the top of a waterfall in arroyo seco. >> a hiker brought a water bottle with a note stating that they were stuck and to get help. >> reporter: whitson told the "washington post" he hiked the same route seven years ago and ascended the very same waterfall by rappelling down a rope attached to its side. but this time there was no rope to be found, and it was too dangerous to backtrack. so, stranded miles from the nearest campground and without cell service, he wrote this note
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on a bar order pad his girlfriend apparently brought to keep score playing card games. quote, we are stuck here at the waterfall. get help, please. he put it in his green water bottle, carved "help" into its side and tossed the message downstream. >> never heard any kind of a request for assistance coming down river in a water bottle. >> reporter: highway patrol air operations unit found whitson around midnight on june 16th, just hours after hikers recovered his floating message. >> the individual came out and was waving and it seemed like he was very excited, relieved. >> reporter: at that point, it was too dark to stage the rescue. >> looking good. >> reporter: by the next morning, chp officers descended on whitson's campsite where the family had spelled sos on a tarp with rocks, and airlifted the trio of hikers to safety. >> almost impossible in some areas to actually get out of there. >> they were really out of options.
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if they hadn't gotten the message out that way, it might have been a while. >> that's for sure. one of those chp officers told us it was his first father's day as a dad which gave him that much more motivation to help whitson and his family. whitson's girlfriend told the "post" she since has bought him a new water bottle. >> yay. >> she apparently gave it to him with a love note inside. >> the way it was written, i'm thinking, would you take it seriously? they're lucky somebody did. but it almost looks like a joke. >> what are the odds? >> i love the way waterfall looked like a waterfall. >> brilliant observation. brilliant. >> glad they're all all right. thank you. vladimir duthiers is looking at the stories you'll be talking about today. what do you have? >> american tourists on safari in africa wanted an up-close look at some wild animals. turns out the wild animals got an up-close look at them. we'll tell you about their terrifying encounter with a
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the bill now heads to the state house in what is expected to be a formality. it will then go to california governor gavin newsom who says he supports it. >> that's a really big deal. 16 million americans are in the gig economy. by 2027 at current rates, a majority of americans will be working in the gig economy. if this helps, we're talking about food deliverers, home repair workers, drivers, dog walkers -- >> the bill says that workers ha to be classified as employees if they -- if the company exerts control over how they perform their tasks and if it's part of their regular business. >> the big question, are people going to support it if it means their their uber ride or delivery is $10, $15 higher. >> that is what the opponents say. they say it will increase prices for consumers. all right. a safari in tanzania took a terrifying turn -- >> yes, it is. >> are we going to see the cheetah? >> there's a cheetah, and it climbed on to the open-top jeep. take a look at this. >> oh, my god, guys.
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>> so a family from new jersey was a few cars back and they recorded video of last month's encounter. the cheetah hung around for a bit before walking around and lying down on top of the jeep, le and then you can see, bye. the woman who took the video said she frantically asked the guy what to do if the cheetah came near them. he told them just to sit down and sit still. >> good luck with that. looking at a cheetah -- >> have you ever been on safari? >> yes. >> you've not been? >> so, i've been on safari. i have video of me very, very close to a cheetah. it wasn't that scary. you just stayed -- that's my video. this is -- >> your video? >> this is my video. they're just chilling in the road. a mother and two cubs. >> you were in the open jeep? >> wide-open jeep. >> we're glad they're not sitting on top of your car looking at you nose to nose. i could be brave, too, if they were -- >> cheetahs are supposedly docile but it says in my copy, never attempt to touch on a wild
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. it's wednesday, september 11th, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning". i'm gayle king with anthony mason and tony dokoupil. new trouble for nfl superstar antonio brown. why his former personal trainer is now suing him. and the story that our sources say ended john bolton's tenure. >> and the first gymnast to go public accusing former dr. larry nassar is here and telling us why she fought the culture of silence. >> here's today's eye opener. >> one of the most prominent wide receivers in the nfl
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antonio brown has been accused of rape in a new lawsuit. >> not facing any criminal charges. this is a civil case for more than $75,000 in damages. >> the city's health director is calling the illness an outbreak and the cdc is reporting at least 33 states and the u.s. virgin islands have cases of the serious lung disease. >> these are like miniature chemistry sets. all these chemicals that are created, it's like looking for a needle in a hey stack. >> bolton considered what is considered a cardinal sin at the white house when he tried to run things his own bay. >> a bankruptcy filing could mean smaller payouts. purdue will file for bankruptcy if those plaintiffs don't accept the settlement deal by today. you're got to stop what you're doing and look at the tv screen. two toddlers in manhattan are warming hearts all over social media. two best friends, each just 2 years old. look how cute. >> the cutest, sweetest little things. >> the absolute cutest.
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>> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> you're looking at the scene outside the pentagon where hundreds are gathering to remember the thousands who lost their lives on this day on the 9/11 attacks 18 years ago. welcome back to cbs this morning. we'll begin with antonio brown who has had a whirlwind summer. the new england patriot wide receiver is facing a major lawsuit. brown's former personal trainer brittany taylor has filed suit in florida claiming he sexually assaulted her on three separate occasions. among the allegations, she says brown pushed her face into a mattress and forcibly raped her. brown claims any sexual interactions were consensual. as of now he is not facing criminal charges. brown was released by the oakland raiders last week and then signed about the patriots. the nfl is investigating and could put brown on the commissioner's exempt list making him ineligible to play.
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>> the latest shakeup within the trump administration leaves national security adviser john bolton out of a job. bolton says he handed in his resignation yesterday. the president says he asked bolton to leave because they did not agree on key issues. sources tell our major garrett the breaking point was the president's belief that bolton or those close to him leaked a story claiming that mr. trump suggested using nuclear weapons to stop a hurricane. bolton was president trump's third national security adviser. general michael flynn lasted just 24 days from january to february of 2017. flynn was fired after lying to vice president mike pence about contacts with russia's ambassador to the u.s. next was general h.r. mcmaster. he was appointed in february of 2017 and stepped down in april of 2018. bolton had the job the longest serving from april of last year until yesterday. cbs news senior national security analyst fran townsend is with us. she was homeland security
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adviser during the george w. bush administration and worked with bolton. good morning, fran. >> good morning. >> having worked with mr. bolton in the bush white house, what do you think happened here exactly? >> you know, look, i do think john resigned. we've now -- there was a report an actual tick tock of the timeline, but i don't really think it matters, right? what does matter is there's no -- since the position was established, no president has run through three and now going on his fourth national security adviser in three years. so if you're thinking about taking that job, you might take note of that. >> what does that suggest about policy at the white house? >> i don't think -- look, the policy that's driven at the white house is a function of the president. not of the national security adviser. and so the more important issue to me is there's no disciplined policy process. if you're going into that job, you want to know you're going to run apolicy process that brings
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in different points of view. >> unless you disagree with the president, you're out. >> yeah. >> or seems to be. >> it does seem to be and i will tell you john is a very principled guy. president trump knew what he was getting when he hired john bolton. i think john bolton understood from the beginning that if they had policy differences he was going to go. >> could so much turnover in this key position affect our security as americans? >> i don't think so. look, the good news here is that the agencies are going to go about their work. you've got a very strong secretary of state in mike pompeo who enjoys a very good relationship with the president. i think we ought to expect that the state department and the department of defense are going to continue to go about their business. >> what do you make of the fact that they're both trying to say no, i fired you, no i resigned? what does that say to you? what does that mean? >> gayle, it's sort of more of the same. there's a bit of finger pointing. it's unfortunate because i think the president in his tweet did thank john for his service. if that's all he had done, he would have treated him with dignity and respect and i don't
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think we would have seen a john bolton reply tweet. i think this is a distraction. this is sort of typical of the white house that just can't let it go. let it go and move on. >> bolton and secretary pompeo reportedly clashed frequently in the trump white house. >> and i think secretary pompeo confirmed that yesterday. look, it's okay, though, anthony, that they can have d disagreements as long as the goals are the same and i think they did share the same goal on iran. there was a good deal of agreement. often times the disagreements in the policy process on tactics. again, that's a good thing for the president because he ought to get a fullsome view and understand the disagreements. as gayle points out it doesn't seem like that's what this president want. >> yesterday the president gets to choose who he wants on his team. that's also true. >> and he gets to choose the process by why it gets run. that's really up to the president. >> fran, thank you. we shall see who the president
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. the end of a women's field hockey game during play is drawing outrage and calls for change in college sports. the university of maine and temple university were locked in a scoreless tie and headed into double overtime saturday morning. that's when an official with host kent state university in ohio told the teams to stop playing. kent state needed the field for a fireworks display before a football game. in an interview, temple player time and it was essentially 70 minutes to waste as of right now. >> the team has offered to shorten the overtime or go straight to a shootout but to no avail. the decision to stop the game
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generated outrage on social media with critics saying it showed kent state valued football pregame festivities overwhelm's sport. kent state's tleeathletic direc later apologized. in hindsight a different decision should have been made. we hold ourselves to a very high standard and in this situation we failed. maine's coach says the ncaa contacted her and is looking into it. >> i'm glad he apologized. sometimes we need hindsight ahead of time. >> foresight it's called. >> that's very disappointing. coming up, we'll continue to reflect on the anniversary of 9/11. former students who were in school near the twin towers that day are sharing what they remember. >> nii was in a classroom that s facing the north tower and i literally saw a flash and the first explosion and i yelled out and everyone in the class sort of just ran to the window where i was and we realized obviously
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that this had happened. >> adriania diaz was among those students. she shares how that changed their lives forever. you're watching "cbs this morning". we thank you for that. we'll be right back. i work hard and i want my money to work hard too. so i use my freedom unlimited card. even when i'm spending, i'm earning 1.5% cash back on everything i buy. earning on my favorite soup... with freedom unlimited, you're always earning. got it.
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to mark the 1 to mark the 18th anniversary of september 11th, we are hearing from former high school student whose sat in classrooms just three blocks away from the twin towers attack. a new hbo documentary that premiers tonight shares the story of eight alumni from a high school right here in new york city. it is called "in the shadow of the towers". revisits the events of 9/11 through the perspective of teenagers nearby on that day. adri adriana was one of those students. >> it's been a long time since
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i've been back at the school. we all remember where we were. i was walking to school senior year. i saw an american airline cross the sky and saw the balls of fire. i didn't. what to do, so i went to school and told my calculus teacher what happened. she said we know but we have a quiz to take. i think she wanted to maintain normalcy and calm. >> at that point she probably thought it was an accident. >> the blinds were down, so we couldn't see. my story is one of millions from that day and the images from that day are hard to watch. >> can you guys believe it's been 18 years? >> unbelievable. you come across another person who was there, that's when everything sort of floods back in. >> we were all there. three blocks away from the twin towers on september 11th, 2001. student body president. a health advocate for 9/11
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survivor. >> my dad over the phone said to me please, please, just survive. >> in a new hbo documentary w h about the teens who saw the towers and all normalcy collapse in front of them. >> i was staring out the window and i literally saw a flash and the first explosion. >> you guys remember the billing shaking? >> oh, yeah. >> the lights flicker. >> that's when we saw the dust cloud coming and that was scary. that was scary. >> we just kind of calming and enveloping. it felt like a scary movie almost. >> at the time it felt like the buildings were crashing on to us, because we didn't know what was in that dust cloud. i thought it was debris. >> i think i came out of these doors. >> i think so as well. >> and this is where there was all the confusion because the debris was kind of flowing around the building up there and people were pushing back. >> pushing back because the students were exiting the second building was falling. >> we just started running uptown, up the highway. >> there were people from
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further downtown covered head to foot in this off-white powder. they looked like ghosts. >> i think so many of us didn't share our full stories with each other because everyone else had their own story. i was not covered in dust. i was not choking. i was not dead. i didn't lose anyone that day. there's always somebody wells a more harrowing story. >> i lost my uncle on september 11th. i can't even talk about him. he was -- he lived with my family for a little while. i remember he was the only person i was thinking about on that day really. i was here in this library and seeing people falling from the towers and i remember just feeling like he was there, like he was one of the people jumping out of the towers. >> less than a month after the attack, we returned to our school which had been used as a command center and morgue. >> i think there was a point of
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pride, of not letting ourselves be too affected or letting ourselves show that we were too affected. >> i feel like it's a pretty safe place to be and i know that it will bring back emotions for me to be back in the building, but i think it's things i can cope with. >> there were a bunch of false assurances about the condition the school would be in when we got back. a lot of the conditions hadn't been met. we were here for about four months of consistent fires burning. >> the smell of smoke was suffocating and despite assurances from officials very little got done to clean the students for services. >> nordstrom fights for services near nine 11 survivors. >> i wanted to tell congress there was this population that was showing the same results of the exposure responders were seeing. >> i was 15 at the time. >> kathy who was there passed away from cancer after film. >> it's linked by the federal
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government to 9/11. >> kathy is the reason i'm here today. 9/11 isn't something i typically talk about but it's so important. i'm so grateful for a lot of the advocacy. >> and the others. >> the five of us were largely not that close in high school, but we all knew each other. and like we all hugged each other when we came in. >> how are you? >> like there is an affection there. >> reporter: affection i captured in this camcorder video i took of the last day of school. >> this shared experience which could be very traumatic and tragic has brought us all together. >> reporter: there is a bond there. >> it's transcended where we live. >> totally. >> we're all different ethnicities. we live in different parts of the country. but you know, we have that common core that we all share. >> reporter: there are health services and screenings for people who were in downtown manhattan at the time. we have information about those
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resources at now lila, the health care advocate, says she knows 20 people who were in our school who now have 9/11-related cancers. cathy choy, in the documentary, who died of cancer, was just 32 years old. >> the thing that always struck me was what was the psychological impact going to be particularly on kids who were so close to that. my daughter asked me for six months -- she was 5 -- every night for six months, she said, daddy, and have they caught osama bin laden yet? that's what i wonder about the kids in your class. >> it's something we don't think about a lot, but you wonder about how it's affected you long term. >> the significance of the attacks, i think you appreciate each year that goes by. i was 20 in washington, d.c. we were huddled in a gym in the college of -- george washington university. and at the time i don't think any of us appreciated just what had happened. every year that goes by it sinks in more. >> i think about you, that you
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could tell it was american airlines, it was so close. i didn't know that about you. that you could see the plane coming this is a kpix update. good morning. in unsettling scene on the tower, it appeared smoke was spewing from the top of the building. the fire department has confirmed that there was no danger. firefighters across san francisco are paying tribute to the lives lost in the [bell ringing] are attacks. officials are at this ceremony right now at the fire station near city hall. happening right now a news conference, for a young woman who has been in the area for life-saving medical treatment but she may face deportation. some lawmakers are pushing for her to
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welcome back. it's time for "talk of the table." we each pick a story to share with eacher and all of you. anthony -- >> i'm first. i want to note the passing of rornt frank who was one -- robert frank who was one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. frank died monday i n otia
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at the age of 94. he was bornoductory -- introducn of the book was written by jack kerouac who wrote with that little camera he sucked a sad poem out of america on to film. annie liebovitz who was a younger photographer called the book, "the americans," her bible. she said he looked at america as no one else had before even if it wasn't pretty. frank said i was tired of romanticism, i wanted to present what i saw, pure and simple. he did. and that book, you know, more than 50 years later is still a landmark for almost every photographer i meet. >> a landmark today. a classic. at the time, initially -- >> a lot of people didn't like it. america was in the post-war
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period of prostator, didn't want to see -- prostator, didn't want to see it that way. >> in an interview, robert frank, age 90, was still angry. some things you don't forget. >> that's the beauty of photography, though. you can't change -- once it's there, you can't change it. good we have documentation. tony? >> i am -- i want to highlight a program in boston. the city is giving every student starti ing kindergarten this we $50 for college savings as part of a program called boston saves. encourages families to start thinking about how they're going to pay for college or career training. i think this is a wonderful program because most people don't -- don't start panicking about college costs until the kid's 10, 12, 13, or later. this gives people a savings account from the beginning, seeds it for them, has additional incentives to get them started, and there is really good research that shows if peoe have at least $500 in savings for college, if they're low income or middle income, they're much more likely to go to college and much more likely
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to graduate in four years. this is a small investment from the city that could pay huge dividends for the people there. >> it will get the kids thinking. "forbes" magazine -- uh-oh. they're admitting that they blew it big time. they released a list of the 100 most innovative ceos, the list was supposed to reflect, quote, the most creative and successful business minds of today. it included tech titans like elon musk, go, elon, and amazon's jeff bezos, go, jeff. nobody would disagree with that. the list had 99 men and only one woman. what? and she was number 75. >> no picture. >> and no picture, tony. you're right. barbara rentler, ceo of ross stores. a photo was not included on the list which instead showed a silhouette of a man. there was an uproar on social media. in response, "forbes'" editor says their methodology was flawed. you think? they're going to through to learn -- try to learn from this. they changed the silhouette to a
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woman's but still had no photo. when i saw this, it just -- so many layers and levels of wrong. >> of what were you thinking? >> what were you thinking? you -- you guys know all the planning that goes into making up these lists. >> yes. i can't believe somebody didn't raids a manned and go -- raise a hand and go, what the? >> it's one of those things that reveals the truth of how they're thinking about the world. they're default set. they're biased in all this. >> "forbes" apologized and promised to do better. i think that's a good start. i think lesson learned for a lot of companies who were thinking about there kind of thing. -- about this kind of thing. >> for that to happen in this time. former gymnast and sexual assault survivor rachael denhollander set off one of the largest investigations of its kind in u.s. history. she was the first to publicly accuse former usa gymnastics team dr. larry nassar of abuse. came than 150 survivors later dj 222
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are abused. what happens? >> larry began penetrating me on the very first visit. i think this something that we need to take away from the story is the role that the community plays. the reality is i didn't just trust my abuser. i trusted the institutions that surroundsed him and the community that surrounded him. i knew as i was laying there i was not his first victim. >> as you're walking to his office, there's pictures of olympians smiling. you're thinking they're all coming here. your mom was in the room. >> yeah. >> how is that possible? your mom's in the room. >> yeah. larry was very skilled. he used other relationships that we held the most dear against us. he would block her view so she couldn't see what was he was doing.
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my thought process is there's no way that someone has described to usg what larry's doing. if there's any question about the treatment, surely someone would do something. i trusted not just larry, i trusted the institutions and the authority figures that surrounded him. i didn't realize at 15 how misplaced that trust was. >> you also write, you went through something similar in your own church. >> uh-huh. >> you wrote it left me with a lesson i've never forgotten and took into the exam room with larry. if you can't prove it, don't speak up because it will cost you everything. >> that's a lesson every survivor knows. we watch how sexual assault is discussed when it comes up in the political sphere, with a prominent sports figure. we see what people say about those survivors. we see how they rally around the person who's been the abuser. we know it's not safe to speak up. >> you went to a coach to say, listen, this happened to me. she told you, we can't verify it. maybe you better not say anything about it. >> what does that say about our culture? >> i think it says first and foremost that we absorb a lot of
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cultural myths about rape and sexual abuse. i think it's something else to learn from this, enablers don't look like a bunch of men in a smoke-filled cigar room saying we think child rape is okay and we're going to let it go on. more often than not, it's someone in a community who has not taken the time to learn what the right thing is and doesn't understand the dynamics of abuse. they respond in a way that silences the survivor and causes insurmountable damage. >> michigan state, which was under a dozen federal and state investigations, told us in a statement that for the investigations that have concluded we are fully committed to accepting the responsibility of change and accountability in the findings and reports. what does responsibility and accountability look like to you? has it happened yet? >> it absolutely has not happened. not with either organization. every investigation that's been done, they either have refused to comply with by not waiving attorney/client privilege with the facts or has been d with arm twisting. taken responsibility is what i
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require little children to do, to say "i am sorry that," and to identify the failures and the harm that was caused and ask how can i make it right. >> he said he was terribly sorry, larry nassar, said that he was terribly sorry, that he wanted healing. but at the end when it came to sentencing, he took no responsibility. what did his words, you heard him plead guilty and say he was terribly sorry, what did that mean to you after all of this? >> you know, to hear larry admit what he did was a gift that i really never thought i would get. it's a gift that most survivors don't get, and i don't take that for granted. that said, i have reached a point where my healing was no longer dependent on that. you're dealing with a constant manipulator. i knew that high healing couldn't be depend -- my healing couldn't be dependent on what larry said or did. what we saw what was we needed to see. we saw the power of manipulation. how an abusers can turn on the tears, even in the end. >> usa gymnastics told us the process for addressing reports of sexual misconduct is stronger and better defined. they said it may changes like
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mandatory reporting and policies between staff and athletes. are you satisfied? >> the last two appointees were already under investigation for having abusive environments in their gym, and they didn't manao they didn't manage to catch that before they appointed them or think it was a problem before they put them in charge of athlete safety. if you have to be told background check, i don't think you learn very much. >> going forward you say it's okay to not know what to do, but what? >> you have to ask. you have to ask. >> it's not okay not to ♪
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a cbs news investigation uncovered a new medicare fraud scheme, taking advantage of the popularity of do it yourself genetic tests that's potentially costs taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. recruiters are showing up at senior events and convincing them to submit their medicare numbers for cheek swabs which they say will discover cancer. as jim axelrod says, those results do not come in but the bills sure do. >> i get my medicare statement and i've got charges for over $10,000, and i think -- i mean
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it hits me that we've been taken. >> you've been scammed. >> that we've been scammed. >> the charges are just totally unreasonable, totally outrageous, totally wrong. >> i read the charges for test results you never received. >> correct, correct. >> you can see jim axelrod's reports tomorrow and friday on "cbs this morning." originally published in the late 1930s, "life" magazine was the first periodical to tell stories primarily with pictures. while most of life's photographers were men, some pioneering women fought to get behind the lens. "cbs this morning saturday" co-host dana jacobson spoke with one of the daughters and visited an exhibit in new york that tells the story. >> now, this has very special meaning. she used you for a picture. >> she used me for a picture.
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ann holmes waxman's photos were taken by her mother who was a photographer at "life" magazine. >> does that surprise you she would have used you as a subject? >> yes, in a way because she kept her family life and married last name from her personal career. >> right. >> ann's mom martha holmes began taking pictures for "life" in 1944, a wide range of intimate portraits, especially hollywood stars. there's so much variety in what she did. >> there's a lot of variety. >> judy garland with liza minnelli when she was born. >> i like this one. >> a really young frank sinatra in here. >> mm-hmm. >> here's jackson pollock. >> yes. >> perhaps her most well known work featured jackson pollock. decades later one of the photos
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became a postage stamp. >> i'd walk by and see movement. like she captured something that was very in the moment. >> ann said this photography of billie eckstein was something she was very proud of. >> why was she supportive of it? >> because of what it was saying. >> it's curated by marilyn kushner. >> the editors weren't sure they wanted to public this photograph. >> because it was a white woman embracing a black man. >> yes. >> the collection of pictures is entitled "life: six women photographers." >> that's 101 staff photographers. only six were women? >> that's still not a lot of women, but when you put it in the context of what women were doing at the time, and then it sort of makes sense. >> how did these female photographers help shape what "life" magazine was? >> each of these stories tells
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something about america in the 20th century. >> nina lien and the american women's dilemma in 1947 touched on women's choices in the post-war era. >> the women's dilemma shows all of the objects that a woman who stays home, all of the things she does. it's 100 hours a week, all of the meals, the silverware she washes, the -- dishes she washes. it's overwhelming. >> it feels like a lot of that is the same woman's dilemma today. >> i think so. >> no matter the subject, readers saw the world through these photographers' eyes. it's something ann holmes waxman will always be proud of when it comes to her mother, martha holmes. >> i knew she was very happy doing it, and i was happy growing up who had a mother who was really her own. >> you said, she was a little bit different. >> yeah, she was a little different. >> for "cbs this morning," dana jacobson, new york.
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>> thank you, dana. another example why it's good to be a girl, just saying. before we go, a final patriotic tribute by three women after more than 900 hours of devotion since 9/11.
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before we go, a remarkable show of support for victims of 9/11 and those who serve our country. every tuesday since september 11th, 2001, joann, elaine, and carmen have stood on main street in freeport, maine, for exactly one hour. they proudly waved american flags to honor those who risked their lives and those who died. at 74, 77, and 83 years old, they've decided this morning will be their last vigil. >> we made this our life for 18 years. and i have no regrets. we'd do it again. if i was younger, i'd keep doing
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it. >> the women have stood for a total of 963 hours. they told our portland, maine,
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this is a kpix news morning update . good morning. an unsettling thing this morning. the sales force tower, it appears smoke was coming from the top of the building. it was steam from event and no danger to the public. residents are paying tribute to the lives lost in the 9/11 terrorist attack observing 9/11 with a day of service. a number of volunteers with the food bank will pack 275,000 meals today for people in need. a california bill to stop data from throttling in an emergency has been approved
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preventing mobile data service providers from limiting internet traffic to first responders in disaster situations. we will have news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms including .
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