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♪ good morning. it is tuesday september 16th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." a large explosion kills nato troops near the u.s. embassy in afghanistan. flames tear through 100 homes in california, and the aftermath of hurricane odile threatens to swamp the southwest. robin thicke said he lied about co-writing blurred lines. his admission turns it upside down. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> california wildfires force thousands to flee. >> we tell to you get out, get out. we're serious.
>> crews are trying to contain fires. >> in the tiny town of weed 100 homes have been damaged or destroyed. >> troops have been killed in an attack near kabul. flat flash watches in effect in four state as tropical storm continues its destructive path in mexico's baja peninsula. >> hundreds of people without power right now. >> united states going on offense against isis launching air strikes close to baghdad for the first time. adrian peterson is now accused of striking a second child. >> peterson and his attorneys call that, quote, simply not trust. >> and radisson stunned. how do you stand on this? >> the u.s. is prepared to put a hands-on approach with the ebola crisis. robin thicke said he was blurred in reality while working
on "blurred lines." the plane plummets toward the ocean and the pilot walked away, he's fine. >> for the win, the eagles are 2-0. and "all that mattered" -- >> a man from san antonio, texas, after 30 hours, is home after a dramatic rescue. >> looking at the clouds, whatever, to try to keep focused. >> on "cbs this morning" -- >> preorders for the iphone 6 hitting a record. >> that's not opening weekend. that's day one. >> the new blackberry keeps driving by your house to see if you're home. [ laughter ] >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." we begin with new terror from the taliban.
a group claimed responsibility this morning for a vicious attack in afghanistan's capital. a suicide car bomber targeted a nato military convoy. the explosion killed three coalition soldiers. >> people in the area reported hearing a huge blast. this morning's attack happened not far from the u.s. embassy in kabul. elizabeth palmer is in london where we're waiting to learn whether any of the soldiers killed are americans. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. well, a polish military spokesman has just confirmed that one of the soldiers was polish, but we still have no confirmation on the nationalities of the other two. witnesses said two landcruiser, pulled up next to a nato military convoy and blew themselves up. there was instant chaos in the early morning traffic. this taxi driver had the narrowest of escapes. the suicide bomber was two cars behind us, he said, and after the explosion, i don't remember anything. american troops joined afghan police, removing the dead and
treating the injured before securing the scene so afghan security forces could investigate. but the target was clearly nato troops. the bomber blew himself up on the airport road just outside their base, a couple hundred yards from the u.s. embassy. attacks like this continue to rock this fragile country. afghanistan's two main presidential candidates are in a bitter deadlock. neither will accept the other has won, in spite of efforts by theis to broker a deal that would set the country on a more stable footing so it can cope with the u.s. troop pullout due to end in 2016. that bombing wasn't the only anti-nato attack in the last 24 hours. the taliban also bombed a fuel depot up near the pakistan border and managed to destroy 20 trucks. norah. >> all right, elizabeth, thank you. and raging wildfires are destroying homes and forcing new evacuations in california. 6,000 firefighters are battling about a dozen major fires this
morning from los angeles to the oregon border. one fire raced through a northern california town yesterday, damaging or destroying 100 homes. danielle nottingham is tracking the dangerous fires from los angeles. danielle, good morning. >> good morning. fire officials say the boles fire that decimated the town of weed is only 15% contained. it's just the latest in a string of fires that are being fueled by the state's record dry conditions. >> reporter: in the northern california town of weed, the boles fire raced through dry brush monday afternoon. destroying a church and wood mill in the historic lumber town. little else was left. >> there's nothing left. my lawn is all burned up. all that's left there is bricks. it's completely gone. everything, my clothes, allel i have is what i got on. >> reporter: wind gusts up to 40 miles per hour spread the flames from one build to get next,
forcing thousands in the area to evacuate. >> this is the year to get out. when we tell you to get out, get out. >> reporter: firefighters used what resources they had to stop the flames in what has been a familiar sight throughout the state over the past several months. >> all summer, it's been unusually hot and dry. it's supposed to be that way again today. >> reporter: nearly 300 miles south of weed, outside of sacramento, 1500 firefighters spent the night battling the king fire, burning since saturday, it has destroyed over 8600 acres and is just 5% contained. >> a lot of these fuels that would normally burn a little more mildly, this year, they're just burning real fast. >> reporter: on the outskirts of yosemite national forest, close to fresno, the courtney fire is just 35% contained. at least 33 homes there have been destroyed. >> it's difficult to see the devastation, you know. you can't put it into words. >> what can you say? what can you do? i'm hoping it's there.
i'm praying it's there. it would be too much of a harkbreak to leave this. responded to 4800 wildfires this year. that's a thousand more than than in an average year. forecasters say tropical storm odile will bring some much needed relief to the state beginning wednesday. charlie. >> danielle, thanks. odile is moving up baja california this morning. the tropical storm was downgraded to a hurricane overnight but still manages to bring flood to get southwest. thousands of tourists in mexico, as ben tracy reports, a resort popular with americans took a direct hit. >> reporter: much of cabo san lucas, mexico, looked like a disaster zone on monday, hours after hurricane odile made landfall. it was a category 3 storm. many who have taken shelter for the night found piles of debris where their homes once stood. they gathered their remaining possessions and were worried about looting.
this woman said when we arrived, everything was destroyed. now we just have to start to clean up everything that's left. oceanfront resorts once packed with tourists now sit abandoned. their facades ripped away and their lobbies swamped with water. the regional airport seen hours after the storm hit is still closed. further stranding the visitors who had been moved to temporary shelters the night before. on sunday, videos of the storm rolling in hit social media, with winds up to 125 miles per hour, odile blew out windows, toppled trees and destroyed power lines. leaving almost 125,000 people in the dark. but despite the devastation, officials say no serious injuries or deaths were reported. for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, los angeles. >> and odile moves north it may
cause devastating flooding. meteorologist evelyn last is watching it. good morning. >> yes, even a couple inches of rain could cause major flooding in the southwest. we're tracking it making its way up the baja bins. already with moisture. already looking at showers through parts of texas, new mexico, arizona. ski a few showers and thunderstorms through southern california as well today. you'll see watches and warnings lighting up green for potentially the southwest. and this is through thursday at this point. southern california, with excessive heat watches and warnings. and also you'll see red flag warnings. very hot here but mild in the east. back to you. >> evelyn, thanks. president obama is sending up to 3,000 american troops into the heart of west africa's ebola epidemic. the new plan following criticism to the u.s. response to the outbreak.
at least 2400 of them have died, dean reynolds is at the centers for disease control in atlanta where the president will speak this afternoon. >> good morning, the obama administration is calling this a significant expansion in the u.s. fight against the most severe ebola outbreak in history. thousands more in u.s. personnel and millions more in u.s. aid will be sent to west africa in the hopes of turning the tide. >> reporter: in a four-pronged attack, president obama will increase u.s. resources in west africa aimed at slowing and eventually stopping the spread of ebola. >> we're going to deploy their knowledge and resources to try to help the governments in africa to meet the needs of their people. >> reporter: called operation united assistance the administration hopes to galvanize international partners into action, while significantly expanding its own contribution. >> making an investment here early is critical to try to snuff out the problem before it
becomes a much more widespread problem. >> reporter: among the investments, an additional $88 million for equipment and supplies. 17 treatment units, each with 100 beds and up to 3,000 military personnel to help contain the epidemic. and train up to 500 medical workers per week for as long as needed. >> what we say is train the trainers, right? train the local people so that they can do it, do all the work. >> reporter: time is critical. the epidemic is growing exponentially and supplies are rapidly dwindling. officials say assets will be on the ground within weeks. but international aid groups like doctors without borders have been sounding the alarm for months. the u.s. focus will initially be on liberia where the rate of infection is fastest. >> this is a very large epidemic. it's going to take a lot of effort over a long period of time. this is not going to be over quickly. >> at a push for greater
international involvement, the u.s. is calling a special session of the u.n. security council on thursday. to discuss the global implications of the ebola outbreak. and mr. obama is going to seek stronger commitments from other heads of state at the u.n. general assembly next week. charlie, norah. >> all right, dean, thank you so much. in an expanded u.s. military operation against isis is now under way in iraq. an air strike southwest of baghdad was the first attack under president obama's plan to destroy the terror group. margaret brennan is at the state department where secretary of state john kerry is due to return tote from a coalition-building trip overseas. margaret, good morning. >> good morning to you, norah. the next step is to turn the coalition into action. and military strikes are only part of the strategy. one key player being left out of this is iran. a country with military advisers on the ground in iraq.
>> reporter: secretary kerry posed with the newest members of the anti-isis coalition in paris on monday. top diplomats from 26 countries said they would support an expanded campaign designed to degrade and defeat isis. among them france's surveillance mission over iraq and offered to join u.s.-led air strikes. australia will provide combat aircraft. jordan will share intelligence. saudi arabia agreed to host a training camp for syrian rebels. those fighters are critical because the u.s. does not want to send its own troops. white house spokesman josh earnest. >> president has determined that those boots will not be american boots that are on the ground. so we need to make sure that we are improving the ability and expanding the capacity of syrian fighters to take the fight to isil in their own country. >> reporter: the white house is sending cabinet members to capitol hill this week to make
that case. defense secretary chuck hagel will ask for funding and authority to train more than 5,000 syrian fighters. he's sure to get questions about the administration's plan to retrain iraqi security forces. how hard they fight will determine the size and intensity of the u.s. air assault. later this week, secretary kerry will share his plans to get key middle eastern members like urkey and qatar to cut flow of funds and foreign fighters to isis. the united states arab emirates and saudi arabia have offered to participate in strikes, but the u.s. wants them to give logistical support and crack down on extremists in their own country. it's now up to general john allen who has come out of retirement to turn this into action. he consults today with president obama and the two will meet with top brass at centcom on wednesday. charlie. >> margaret, thanks. the minnesota vikings and their star running back are losing support this morning. one of the team's major sponsors
is pulling out after the vikings cleared adrian peterson to return to the field. vladimir duthiers is watching it. the radson hotel chain announced its decision to sever ties with team saying they take the child abuse allegations seriously. now, this comes after a second allegation of child abuse surfaced on monday. the cbs affiliate in houston obtained images of peterson then 4-year-old son with cuts and bruises on his head. and alleged text messages between the boy's mother and peterson who gave conflicting information for his injuries. hours after it was broadcast, the vikings said peterson would practice this week and play on sunday. he has been deactivated following his indictment for allegedly whipping another 4-year-old son with a tree branch. >> we have seen everything that's in the file. i will not get into any details just because i hope that you can respect that the legal process
is going to take its course. and everything and all the information that we've been able to gather, as of today, this is the decision we felt was best. >> in a statement, peterson expressed remorse for that incident and insisting he is not a child abuser. no one can understand the hurt i feel for my son, he wlot and for the harm i caused him. now, though the mother has not spoken out about that incident that occurred more than a year ago, she did report the incident to child protective services. but at the time, no charges were filed. >> vlad, thank you. and the nfl is adding three female advisers to help with the domestic violence initiative. they'll work with anna isaacson, the league's new leader of responsibility. commissioner goodell said the team will shape the issues on domestic violence and sexual assault. the state governor calls the attack an assassination. investigators received hundreds of tips after friday night's
shooting at the state police barracks east of scranton. they have a $75,000 reward for tips leading to the suspect. police say the gunman used a rifle to kill 38-year-old dixson. and heineken with the world number two. and bush inbev is thinking of buying miller. a deal could cost as much as $100 billion. mellody hobson is with us from chicago. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> so what are the ramifications of this footbapossible deal? >> we're talking a beer behemoth. a company that would 150 different brands. 30% market share. have a market cap in excess of
$13 billion. if it were to happen. if it were to happen, it would be a very big deal. >> and mellody, why does anheuser-busch want to do this? >> a.b. and inbev dom natures in specific markets, specifically the united states, europe. meanwhile, sabmiller dominates in the american america. inbev u.s. wants some of that. they're trying to chase the growth in some of the emerging markets. >> so what about this deal between assessmentwith sabmiller and heineken? >> the story, it's all speculation that sabmiller went to heineken. coincidentally i had dinner with someone very high up at heineken. they made it clear, they are not
for sale. >> are their antitrust implications here? >> huge, for sure. complex, but not insur moundable. some speculate that it would be miller coors in the united states and a company in china. the company would have 65% of the market share in the united states alone. >> and everybody wants to know about the cost of beer? >> probably not, but access to a lot more brands. >> good to see you. it's 7:19. ahead on
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east, still warm up to the 70s, tory? >> thank you, katie. hoping for few bright spots in your commute. but, not just yet. traveling right now on 95, if you are headed in the southbound direction, as these folks, are you're delayed from approaching academy all the way down through the vine st. expressway. northbound moving okay. not awful around this area here. but in delaware county seeing delays around 452, and 476. we have limited schedule for amtrak, between washington and philadelphia. they're having some overhead wire problems. and watch out for accident on 295 northbound at route 70 and keep in mind we have rush hour sprinkling all over. ukee? >> tour, thank you. next update, up next on cbs this morning, first e cigarette ties s something revealed on the big screen. we're on the "cw philly" on we're on the "cw philly" on these
♪ today, i, stephen colbert are a proud scotsman. [ speaking foreign language ] [ cheers and applause ] >> stephen, stephen, stephen! [ laughter ] >> oh! ♪ i was wondering where he got that. but he got it. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, two scientists studying a sleeping giant inside the kingdom. they gained access to one of the world's most mysterious and
unstable volcanos. we'll show you why research in north korea is so important. plus, robin thicke said she doesn't deserve credit for creating "blurred lines." kevin frazier looks at the legal drama over fixed confessions. that's ahead. the los angeles times said the triple-digit electricity use broke a record. the strain on the grid caused blackouts to 5,000 customer, in the l.a. area. "the new york times" says more americans have health insurance. federal researchers say the number of uninsured americans dropped by 4 million from 41 million during the first quarter of this year. it's the first time the government has counted uninsured americans since president obama's affordable care actic? ed in last january. "usa today" said members of congress used a little then perk to shape the military an constituents. every year, lawmakers get to nominate candidates to the
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early next year, the e-cig will be front and center in the film "gymbelene." the company's ceo -- >> why getting out in the mainstream media, into movies, integrating it, i think we're as an industry trying to show people that there is a different way and it's an acceptable way to smoke. >> reporter: smoking never left the movies, but tobacco companies haven't been able to pay for product placement in 20 years, ever since the 1998 settlement banned the practice. but those rules don't apply to e cigs, something that anti-smoking an vo kanti-smoke ing advocates want to change. >> what's happening is that e cigarettes are reglamorizing
smoking to our nation's youth. >> reporter: since re-emerging in 2005, the e-cigarette industry has exploded into a $3 billion business. as more devices make their way on to the big screen, advertising insiders warn product placement may be snubbed out. >> so i think that right now, we have this period where you're going to see almost a land rush to try and get their messages out there before government, local or federal come in and really crack down on it. >> e cigs are still controversial, opponents believe they're healthier because they tonight contain tobacco. but the world health organization called for the toughest yet urging that they be banned in public places. and the most violent volcano is showing signs of life. scientists know little about
mount paektu because it's in north korea. seth doane spoke to researchers getting a one of a kind look. seth grgs mornin seth, good morning. >> reporter: for the first time, unprecedented access to this sleeping giant to decide when or if it could wake up. it's a panoramic postcard few outsiders have seen. >> it was quite a special experience, the first time on that voyage into the unknown. >> reporter: the briggs volcanologists traveled to mount paektu and was the opportunity of a lifetime. >> such a volcano know about. >> reporter: the in an unprecedented move the two were chosen add random, enlightened through the reclusive government
anyway series to work with local scientists. after it stirred fears it could erupt again. morning 1,000 year, mount paektu blew tons of debris, including rock and magma were expelled. a thick layer of ash blanketed the region. >> it's hard to imagine the scale. you're talk about a million nuclear weapons going off at the same time in terms of energy that's involved. >> reporter: the eruption changed the landscape dramatically, leaving behind a three-mile crater today known as heaven lake. it's that landscape the scientists are studying. >> you try and construct what a path eruption is like, it's like forensic science. there's a lot to be gathered from nature of the rock. >> reporter: the project has not been easy. sanctions opposed by north korea has made it difficult to bring in advanced technology when
you're constantly under the watchful eye of the government. still, they made three trips so far, and their glimpse behind the curtain has been eye-opening. >> took part in their national celebrations. and went to this mass gymnastics they have. and they welcomed. >> reporter: research on paektu has been a rare opportunity for the west to engage north korea. oppenheimer and hammond home that science can help bridge a divide consider diplomacy has still faltered. >> what we do is unprecedented. and i think that's an important and vital way to move forward in trying to improve relations. >> the researchers in their north korean partners hope to have the results published in internationally recognized journals. but we may have to wait a while. the research is expected to last for another two to three years,
gayle. >> seth, thank you. this morning, robin thicke said he lied about writing his hit song "blurred lines." is seemed he was a little blurred at the time. "e.t.'s" kevin frazier tells us why he's now changing his tune that's next. hey, hey, hey. ♪ i know you want it i know you want it good day ♪ if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis like me, and you're talking to your rheumatologist about a biologic... this is humira. this is humira helping to relieve my pain and protect my joints from further damage. doctors have been prescribing humira for ten years. humira works by targeting and helping to block a specific source of inflammation that contributes to ra symptoms. it's proven to help relieve pain and stop further joint damage in many adults. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis.
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♪ ♪ everybody get up everybody get up! this morning, we're hearing a very surprising story from singer robin thicke about his hit single "blurred lines." thicke said he did not write it, it was pharrell williams. and he had a problem with vicodin and alcohol at the time. kevin frazier is with us from los angeles. kevin, a lot of guys are scratching their heads saying how does a hot guy go from druggy to liar, liar, pants on
fire, what happened here? >> good morning, gayle. thicke made the statements during his deposition in april. it was unsealeded yesterday. it's part of the ongoing battle between the creators "blurred lines" and the marvin gaye family. they claim their dad was ripped up. thicke has said that marvin gaye was the inspiration for the song. now, he's singing a very different tune, claiming he did more than sing the lyrics. >> reporter: blurred lines war more than just a hit, robin thicke and pharrell williams sold more than 14 million copies. in interviews, thicke described as an cooperative effort. >> pharrell and i were in the studio for days and i thought one of the inspirations was marvin gaye's "can't give it up." >> reporter: turns out the two
weren't blurring the lines, they were blurring the truth. thicke said it was williams who wrote almost every single part of their hit song. thicke also admits to a drug and alcohol problem and lied about his role to sell records. eric gardner broke the story. >> robin thicke's response is quite frankly bizarre. i don't think anyone expected that he was going to get up there and say, you know, i can't be blamed because i'm a drug addict. and i didn't really have that much to do with the song. >> reporter: thicke's comments under oath are part a legal battle with the family of music legend marvin gaye. ♪ >> reporter: they claim "blurred lines" rips off their father's 1977 hit "got to give it up." ♪ >> reporter: an attorney for the gaye family told "cbs this morning" they don't buy thicke's story. it cannot be reconciled and further supports this case.
lawyers for thicke say this latest developments are a distraction and that thicke's moment of personal vulnerability is being exploited. >> there are certainly reputational issues at stake. pharrell williams is one of the biggest in the music business. robin thicke at the time was one of the up-and-coming stars at the time. and these attack their credibility as artists. >> now, pharrell williams in his deposition corroborates everything that robin thicke has said. and he also added that getting credit where no real credit is due happens every day in our industry. norah. >> all right, kevin, thank you. >> that's a real thing for robin thicke, he's been on a campaign to get his wife back, paula patton, after he admitted cheater, cheater, pumpkin eater. he's a nice guy, it will be interesting how this comes out.
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>> we send it over to the forecast with katie fehlinger will we spill need that umbrella? >> the brunt of the wet weather that came through this morning, has already since retreated from philadelphia, and it is very obvious where you have still got the issues, mainly in new jersey at this point. still, back edge to it, very distinct back edge, and in fact, even as i look off camera, some of the area field cameras, i can even see little peak of blue sky out there matter of time before the sun comes up. all things considered, what's been nuisance morning commute thus far. now, later tonight, great sleeping weather takes over, 55 under clear sky, and looking forward in the forecast, generally keep it very quiet.
new cold front comes along thursday, minimal precipitation if any, but will knock those temperatures back, vittoria. >> thank you, and good morning, everyone, still dealing with rush hour, as you can totally see behind me. if you are traveling on the ben franklin bridge, the right lane being compromised on the westbound side, trying to make your way in toward philadelphia. because of construction, but it is construction, it is this sort of going in, going out every weather. so give yourself more time. also, amtrak still running limited service between washington and philadelphia, and the burlington bristol bridge on stands by, natasha? >> thank you, next update 8:25, up next, how rent the runway became the netflix of luxury fashion the more local news weather and traffic, continue to watch us on these channels. good morning.
♪ it is tuesday, september 18th, 2014 -- no, it's september 16th. don't panic, it's tuesday, september 16th, 2014. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including dr. tara narula on the controver controversy. and some say it helps patients live longer. you'll see why you can't get it in america. first the "eye opener" at 8:00. >> bombing wasn't the only attack in the last 24 hours. >> a suicide bomber killed three. >> fire officials say the boles fire that decimated the town of
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california to strong consider living somewhere else. [ laughter ] i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. tropical storm odile is moving up baja california this morning the storm threatened flash flooding in the southwestern united states later this week. odile hit cabo san lucas, mexico, as a category 3 hurricane. it destroyed buildings from hotels and stranded thousands of tourist. >> and rain will not end the devastating drought. there are about a dozen major fires burning in california that have damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes. the minnesota vikings' decision to led adrian peterson play will cost them. radisson hotel said it's dropping the team sponsorship. and we're learning about a case where peterson is accused of beating another one of his children. peterson's lawyer said this is not a new allegation, it is one
that is unsubstantiated and was shopped around to authorities. >> and peterson was charged with abuse for whipping his 4-year-old son with a tree switch. stacy patton, in washington, she's the founder of spare the kids, a group that opposes corporal punishment and has written about being beat as a child. cbs analyst rikki klieman is here. she prosecuted cases of physical assault and joins us at the table. rikki, nice to see you. how damage are the allegations even though they've been proven that nothing came of it? >> it's certainly damaging in the court of public opinion because it makes us take another look at adrian peterson. in terms of criminal case that we're dealing with this week and will deal with in the future, these charges of 2014 don't mean anything. rusty hardin, the lawyer, is absolutely correct.
they were unsubstantiated and have nothing to do with the new case. >> he's written a statement is that enough? >> the statement, i must say is one of the most perfectly crafted i have ever witnessagain, rusty hardin took part in the drafting of this statemnt. we see remorse, taking the responsibility, someone who apologizes consistently that he's cooperated with the authorities. and although some people may not like his parenting skills he says i'm not a child abuser. i think that's about as good as it gets. >> stacy, i'm going to ask you what charles barkley said. i'm sure you saw it over the weekend. he defended adrian peterson's choice. of punishment. he said whipping, we do that all the time, every black parent in the south is going to be in jail under those circumstances. what do you make of that? >> it's the attitude among
african-americans. research shows that african-americans are more likely to embrace corporal punishment than any other group. it's seen as a cultural tradition. coming out against it, some people think about it as disrespecting our culture, disrespecting other ho inin ini the way we do things. it's not surprising. >> it may not be surprising, but does it excuse what he said? >> not at all. i'm not going to litigate what happened. but based on the police report that i saw, it's pretty disturbing. but you can walk into any county prosecutor's office in america, particularly where there's a sizable black population and put peterson's police report next to child abuse files in those offices and you'll see striking par levels. you'll see themes emerging. children being hit with switches, belts, cell phone charger, flip-flops. and parents saying this is
discipline. this is a spanking. i do this out of love and to teach my child. >> clearly these photographs we've seen are disturbing as everybody has said. but the question is, where is the line between discipline and illegality? >> well, the line is really a gray blur, charlie. one of the things we have to remember is 19 states allow corporal punishment. and that's outside the home. that's what we think of in the old days with a teacher with a ruler. the law is not meant for the state to interfere in that precious relationship of a parent and a child. unless the disciplining of that child crosses that line. what does that mean? a prosecutor decides whether or not to indict, with a grand jury, and ultimately, the jury decides. does this conduct shock the conscience or is it acceptable in that house? >> thank you. >> thank you, rikki klieman.
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cardiologist. good morning. tell us what a polypill is? >> this could be the future of cardiac medication. it's three drugs, an aspirin, a statin, and a blood pressure lowering medicine. it was conceived in the early 2000s and it's been very controversial. some people feeling it's medicalizing preference and others think it's revolutionary. >> what's the difference in medalizing and -- >> meaning treating cardiovascular disease that is treated with drugs solely, as opposed to with lifestyle change. i think that's one the critics seem to feel that if we just give people a magic bullet pill then we're steering away from interventions like exercise and telling them -- >> what's the advantage of having three drugs in one pill? >> there's a lot of advantages. first of all adherence. that's the biggest one. we know 50% of people stop the
prescription meds in one year. cost saving is another may have one. polypill is as cheap as $1 a day. on a public health perspective, this could be huge. >> you sound excited about it. are you? >> i am. for the right population of people this could be advantageous. >> what's the downside? there's always a downside? >> the downside with this, we haven't researched whether this decreases heart attack or stroke. we know it does decrease blood pressure. that's one. the other one is side effect, how do you tease out which medication is causing it, and if you stop the drug, now you're stopping three drugs instead of one. >> this is an example where something gets approved in europe and has not yet gotten approved in the united states. do they have different standards over there? or wire they so lenient about getting drug to the market? >> right. well, 14 countries have already approved this. it has been slow to come to the
market in the united states. one issue is the pharmaceutical industry. >> you mean they're lobbying to prevent? >> this isn't profitable for them. a drug that's patented is the kind they like to research. the polypill are drugs that are already available. >> how might we get it here? how soon might we get it here? >> i think we can see it in the next several years. the fact that the fda is already talking about it now say huge step. and i think it's just a matter time. we want to personalize medicine and give every person the right drug for the right disease, in some respects giving them something is better than nothing. >> always good to see you. and a houseful of clothes and nothing to wear. an online fashion company is challenging that age old problem. we'll show you how it's giving women access to 40,000 -- 40,000 square-foot closet. that's such a cool company. that's next on "cbs this morning."
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company based on a simple thing. a woman never has to wear the same outfit twice and she doesn't have to buy it all. sounds good, right? millions of other women like that idea, too, michelle miller is inside a warehouse in secaucus, new jersey with a story you'll see only on "cbs this morning." michelle, we like it. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, this is about every woman's fantasy. thousands and thousands of dresses right at her fingertips. it changes the way a woman gets dressed and how she invests in a wardrobe. for the woman who says to you, i have nothing to wear, you're turning her on her head? >> well, we have 100,000 options of what she can wear. ♪ >> reporter: inside this 40,000-square footwearhouse in secaucus, new jersey, is the giant closet that is rent the
runway. the company part e-commerce site and part tevg startup, with glamorous merchandise, dresses all available from their website. >> before we send out any dress or piece of jewelry to a can you we'll do a final check to make sure it's in perfect condition. >> reporter: with more than 250 designer brands, rental prices range from $5 to $475. this $3,500 calvin klein dress rents for $170. this $1,000 oscar de la renta necklace for just $150. jennifer hyman is rent the runway's ceo. >> who is the professional? >> i call her the professional, she's she optimizes her time. >> reporter: do the designers see it as competition? >> designers see us as one of
their biggest allies because we're introducing a demographic of women who were not introduced to their brands. they come to me, they start renting $2,000 dresses and they develop that brand identity. >> reporter: so you hook them? >> i hook them, i'm like a drug dealer. drug dealer of fashion. >> reporter: kayla gogos has been renting for weddings, parties and dates going on three years. she now tries on possible rentals at the company's first stand-alone store in new york city. >> on a day when you don't always splurge, it feels like an inexpensive luxury. >> reporter: with thousands of styles to choose from, customers can browse by event, borrowing items up to eight nights. rent the runway send it was sizes, after the product is rented, it's shipped back for free. >> welcome to the country's largest dry cleaning facility.
>> reporter: a warehouse and technology system that organizes and dispatches more than 90,000 items every day to its 5 million members across the country. an average dress on rent the runway goes home to 30 different customers. you get 30 turns out of every dress. how is that possible? >> it is possible when you own the dry cleaning process. we now know what kinds of lace should be put on a dress. what kinds of sequences designer should use. >> reporter: but it wasn't that way when the company launched in 2009. >> we actually had our warehouse within a dry cleaners. and every day we would get there at 4:00 in the afternoon and do the orders ourselves. >> reporter: rent the runway's international research shows that the average woman buys 64 pieces of new clothing every year. but will rental therapy replace retail therapy? >> women like to share when they look great. women like to share when they
feel confident. it helps us with an ice breaker amongst women, oh, my god, i like your outfit. you look amazing. and women feel comfortable saying i rented the runway. >> reporter: and this company is planning to expand. they plan to move into a new warehouse later this fall. ladies, i have a little surprise for you. norah, this gown had your name written all over it and gayle, i know it's not yellow, but this dvf was so hot, i just thought it would look so lovely on those fabulous curves of yours. and charlie, i have to say -- sorry. >> yes, bring back the 10, the 12 and the 14. i'm going through a period, michelle. what a great idea this is. i love the love, wear, return. and you get it in two sizes. >> yeah, so many women use thth. here, here, to those great
entrepreneurs. thank you, >> a 15 year old girl found in the woods along roosevelt boulevard, is in the hospital this morning. a passerby fawn the girl unconscious, near the guardrail along the boulevard near cottman avenue. police say she was wearing her school uniform, and had visible bruises on her back of her legs and a head wound. >> detective are looking into the possibility she was sexually assaulted government morning,. >> good morning, overall things starting to quiet down for our area, as we have been tracking these pockets of steady rain. >> we were watching wet weather roll on through, and here is storm scan3, the latest snapshot at the radar,
sweep made on number of different local observation sides where we have doppler radar. meanwhile we are again still dealing with some rain, mainly new jersey issue at this point, starting to seymour sun than anything, that's the general expectation, as the day progresses only gets nicer err and nicer, some pretty pleasant sleeping weather as we head into tonight. we still expect sunshine, it is cooler on friday. vittoria? >> thank you, good morning, everyone, traveling on 95, you're going to want to special the usual, big old delay, traveling southbound out of northeast philadelphia, far northeast philadelphia, academy, down through the vine st. vest way. >> approaching commodore barry, 476, ben franklin bridge also slow go because every construction blocking right hand lane. watch out for the rush hour delays all over the map.
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, tech entrepreneur peter teele is in our green room. he created pay pal and was an early investor in facebook. we'll ask him the next big idea. and award winning photographer who throws cool parties for puppies, he said all of that paddling offers quote/unquote, lessons for owners. the headlines from around the globe. the "los angeles times" said the police sergeant with daniele
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mccoy signed a $22 million contract in 2012. he said the waiter was rude and disrespectful. the new york post questions the safety of mail salons saying toxic chemicals make customers at risk of reproductive problems and even cancer. and business insider said apple is telling users how to delete the youtube album it gave away for free. the company set up this website with step-by-step construction on how to remove it from itunes. some users complained, apple warns once it's deleted, you'lle have to pay to get it back. this morning, apple reports an record number of requests for iphone 6 and 6s. apple said customers placed more than 4 million preorders in the first 24 hours. the new offense will be in stores this friday. and also unveiled a new feature last week, called apple pay.
users use their iphone at a cash register to pay without a credit card. they reveal how apple pay came about. >> we're about making the user's life better. making the experience better. we saw all the mobile payments that had been done, none of it was making anybody's life better. it was more of creating a business model for someone tolls make money. we started with a user and we said, what do they really want? nobody wants to carry a wallet. you don't want another thing to have to remember to put in your pants when you walk out the door. you don't want another thing to lose. you don't really want this card with exposed numbers on it that has a huge security risk on it. and so, we fixed the security issue. our system is much more secure than the traditional credit card system is. we kept the thing that people liked which is they do love their card. and we said, we don't want any of this data.
so we're not doing what other companies are doing. we don't want to know what you're buying. we don't know what you're buying. we don't want to collect all the stuff on charlie. i don't know where you're spending your money. we firewall the stuff. we don't keep it. we kept what's great and fixed what wasn't. >> apple pay begins next month with the iphone 6 and the apple watch coming out next year. one of the tech world's most influential voices said progress should not be answered with one phone. peter teele created paypal in 1998. you've heard of them all. and with venture capital, he's written the new book "zero to one" notes on startups or how to build the future.
welcome. >> charlie, thanks for having me on the show. >> let me first talk about what tim was talking about. does apple employing the new innovative idea that you applaud? >> apple needs to do all sorts of things. tim has the hardest job to fill steve jobs' shoes. apple needs to keep doing things. and it's hard. they're making 150 billion a year from their phones and, so, you have to kind of have big new products to really move the dial. >> and that's what you say in your book. every moment in business, you say, only happens once. companies have to make something knew or they will fail regardless of the process. >> yeah, you won't succeed -- bill gates won't start an operating page. the next larry page won't start
a search engine. the next mark zuckerberg won't start another one. they've been done. >> you say it's about economies create new things. how do you do that? >> well, you ask yourself tough questions. and you try to figure out what is the right consolation that needs to be done this time. we started paypal there was e-mail and money. and we figured out a way to combine the two. in 1989, that was the right thing to combine. it hadn't been done. it was the right moment to do that. and the question i always like asking people is tell me something that's true that very few people agree with you on. >> give us examples of what they say. >> well, they give bad answers. you know -- >> it's a hard question. >> like the education system is broken. >> religion. >> or god exists or god doesn't exist. these are all sort of conventional answers. good answers are ones that are very uncomfortable. they take you out of your
comfort zone. >> and they show you to go against the grain. >> to go against the grain. opening a british restaurant in downtown palo alto, unconventional, probably not a good idea. >> single most powerful pattern i've noticed successful people find value in unexpected places. >> it's always in places where you're not looking. you're looking where everyone else is looking, you'll have tons of competition and hard to differentiate. you don't want to be the fourth online pet food company. you want to be the first of a kind. >> you live in silicon valley where ideas are hard to grab. but there is this, walmart, one of the biggest companies in the world came out of arkansas. it was not a dramatically new idea. it was just a good idea, well executed. >> well, there definitely are sorts of different ways you can do it. you can execute on great ideas.
actually, walmart figured out a way to scale things. to manage the inventory better than anyone else had done. the breakthrough, it would have been inventory management in ways that team have not done before. >> i like what you said about paypal, peter. you said when you started it, you were afraid. that surprised me. you set the six people that build paypal, four of you had built bombs in high schools. you said it's important for the founder will be led by an instinctive individual who can be powerful yet dangerous. what did you mean by that? >> you often have really extreme personalities starting these companies. you have to maybe be a little bit out of your mind to actually start a business. the people are charismatic, you have to motivate people, you have to inspire them and then you have to make sure you don't blow the business up. >> say always hire a full-time, no consultant. no part-time, no working from home. and the ceo should pay himself less than he pays other people.
>> gayle, it's all in. when you're starting these things, it's a team, everyone has to be fully on board. the ceo needs to set a good example. if the ceo pays himself too much, that's a bad example. >> you also think about america and where we are. what worries you most about this country now? >> well, we are seeing an enormous innovation in technology in the world of bits and computers. internet, mobile internet. i think we need to be innovating in other areas, too. i think we need to be innovating energy. transportation. figure out ways to build cheaper and more affordable in the world of atoms and the
world of bit. >> i was not expecting you to wear a hoodie. they said the word about you you're suspicious of ceos. you write about nerds versus salesmen. what's your theory about people who work for you? >> there's no hard and fast rules. if you're selling a book on cbs, you want to wear a suit and tie. if you're pitching a startup in silicon valley, you're wearing a suit and tie, it looks like you're bad at sales and worse at tech. >> peter, thank you so much. and ahead, take adorable and just add water. >> the only thing cuter than a puppy is an underwater puppy. come on! we'll introduce you to the photographer who is taking dogs
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call the verizon center for customers with disabil ♪ few things in life are cuter than a puppy. innovative photographer just created a photo book features wide-eyed puppies in the water. and as ben tracy reports the pictures are just part of the appeal. >> reporter: it's a good thing seth castille doesn't mind getting wet, because this is his office. you have one of the more unique jobs of anyone i've ever met.
when people meet you, and you tell them what you do, what is the general response? >> is that a real job? >> reporter: he calls himself a lifestyle pet photographer. and his first book "underwater dogs" was a best-seller in 2012, so he figured underwater puppies would be an inevitable encore. the dogs in your pictures look like they're having a ton of fun. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: what do you think they're actually thinking, get me out of this pool? >> no they're thinking i'm having time of my life. they feel live again. >> reporter: for casteel, this is not just fun and games, he wants to remind pet owners how vulnerable dogs are around water. >> this is a message to let people know they should absolutely teach their dogs, whether it will be puppies or adult dogs, how to get out of the pool. >> reporter: this pool party at lucky puppy doggy day care in
michigan shows how some canines go dog wild over the water. but it's estimated that thousands of pets drown each year in swimming pools. so casteele travels around states. showing dogs how to get to the steps. he's taken over 100,000 pictures with 1500 puppies. at times, he spends 14 hours in the pool. i imagine you're going to wake up one day and say i want to take a picture of a puppy under water. how did you get into this line of work? >> cats. >> reporter: you started with cats? >> started with cats. >> reporter: he used his photography to help abandoned kittens find homes. he was hired to capture a dignified pose of a king charles spaniel named buster. but buster had his own thoughts of his own own. >> this little dog loved the
pool. started jumping in, i thought, wow, that's magnificent. the owner was so upset, she wanted fabulous dry shots with buster with his crazy hair, blowing on the wind. i said, hold on a minute, this is what buster likes to do. she, underwater camera, came back, did a couple snapshot, i thought, wow, i've got to see what's going wouldn't this underwater dog stuff. >> reporter: most of the puppies that he captured are rescues. he hopes the wide-eyed charm helps people looking for pups go to shelters. you've dund underwater puppies, what's next? >> the other day, i had babies. i had a blast. watching them learn the importance of water safety. >> reporter: i'm not sure taking 60 babies in a pool is fun. >> it's fun. >> reporter: he's just scratching the surface of doing
business under water. for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, sherman oaks, california. >> oh, and good advice showing them out to get out. >> did barksy like the water? >> loves it. and he knows how to get out. >> look at that. >> is that your pool? >> yes, yes. >> who's that? >> that's a neighborhood dog that comes over to swim with him. >> gayle, have you been to charlie's with that pool? >> i'm seeing it for the first time. >> me, too. >> the neighborhood dog has been invited. >> exactly, but we haven't. >> just sayin'. >> just sayin'. >> did i thank you for introducing that video of me? >> no, did you not, but that's okay, i don't hold a grudge. >> if you want to see more of seth's photographs of underwater puppies go to our website at
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more on break cents news we've been following. philadelphia police are investigating deadly shooting sg in home circle overnight. it happened at apartment building on the 2800 block of axe factory road. police say a male resident shot a man that he caught climbing into the window of his apartment. it now appears the victim wasn't an intruder at all, but visiting his girlfriend who would also the apartment owner's daughter. now the eyewitness weather forecast, meteorologist, katie fehlinger in the weather center. good morning. >> good morning, everybody, today will end up being very, very nice day. i know we woke up to damp roads, or just flat out steady rain, in a lot of locations here, but, that wet weather continues to make a very
speedy retreat. i got to tell you, i am looking off camera at the some of the area field cameras, blue sky really starting to dominate. as soon as this rain, that last batch pulls out to sea, becomes more of long island's issue, we ends up with sunshine, mainly clear sky, could easily lever the windows open, be come not recall. fifty-five the expected nighttime low. over time here, next couple every days look nice. friday kind of cool, barely to 70. very october-like in the wake of yet another relatively lackluster cold front that's going to be moving on through. vittoria? >> thank you, katie. good morning, everyone, unfortunately we have an accident situation. if you are traveling on the westbound side of the schuylkill right around vare avenue, inches dent compromising left-hand lane. if you head further westbound, you run into bigger delays. looking at the wide speed censors indicating the schuylkill your average 8 miles per hour, not only around downtown but also within your western suburbs, 168 your average i95, slow down through the construction zones, 14 your average on 476,
we are seeing delays on 422 as well as the westbound side of the pa turnpike, and we still are dealing with us is pension for amtrak, between service washington and philadelphia. well, yes, there you go. >> let's head over toutiesting. >> thank you, so much. that's eyewitness fuse for now, join us for talk philly coming up at noon. great day ring ring! progresso!
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