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blast with the forsz of an earthquake. dozens dead and hundreds are hurt when two explosions erupt in a chinese port city. jimmy carter tells the world he has cancer. well wishes pour in after the president reveals his diagnosis. a collapse at a landmark music hall in minneapolis. several concert goers are hurt when the ceiling comes tumbling down. >> tom brady makes his case in the nfl in the deflate gate scandal. new sketches become an internet
sensation. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, august 13th, 2015. good morning, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. massive explosions in a chinese city killed at least 44 people and injured some 500. last night's explosion at an industrial area that housed toxic chemicals were so powerful, area residents thought they were hit by an earthquake. it's not clear what caused the explosion. shock wave wrs felt miles away. we have the report. >> reporter: as we were driving toward the site of the explosion, we could see the windows of an apartment building blown open because of the power of the blast. that explosion took place before midnight, lighting up the night sky with orange. the first explosion had the
power of three tons of tnt, followed by a second explosion with the power of 21 tons of tnt. amateur video shows people blown back because of the power of the blast. we have seen people on the streets here bloodied, looking for medical attention. some people wearing the clothes they ran out with. they have not been allowed back into their homes. for a while firefighters had to stop fighting the blaze because they didn't know what hazardous materials they were battling. many people telling us, they are too scared, still to go inside. jimmy carter will go through surgery for cancer that spread through his body. he is 90 years old.
the disease was found during recent surgery. it does not say where it originated. we have more. >> reporter: former president jimmy carter will begin treatment to tackle an undisclosed cancer that is now in other parts of his body. the diagnosis came after recent surgery to remove a mass in his liver. it did not say if it began in the liver or spread from another part of the body. the 90-year-old has a history of pancreatic cancer. his three siblings and father died of it. >> obviously, we are concerned about that family history. >> reporter: the news came as a shock to those who respect and admire mr. carter including former am bas der andrew young. >> i don't know anyone that's
mastered his life better. >> reporter: since leaving office, the 39th president has remained active and in the spotlight through his charitable work. >> more grate fiing to me than when i was president is i'm more intimate in relationships with people. >> president obama spoke with president carter on the phone last night wishing him a full conditioned speedy recovery. more facts could come next week when they are known. >> thank you, hena. a ceiling collapsed at a minneapolis nightclub. ♪ >> witnesses at the show by the band theory of a dead man say water was streaming down as the ceiling suddenly fell. >> once the dust cleared, all these people rushing over there. somebody may have been under there, i'm not sure. they were just taking it off as
fast as they could. we got to get out of here. >> it was pouring out all over people. they were pulling the ceiling off to see if anyone was underneath it. they wheeled someone out on a stretcher. >> the building was evacuated. an investigation is under way. isis is taking responsibility for a truck bomb in a baghdad food market this morning. at least 58 people were killed and at least 89 others were wounded in the shia dominated neighborhood. the u.s. launched the first air strikes against isis targets in syria from bases in turkey. two f-16s took off yesterday. the pentagon did not describe the type or number of targets. there are six u.s. fighter bombers stationed. a senior u.s. defense official says the jet may also be used on missions to iraq. it appears a postage has
been executed by isis in egypt. he was abducted outside cairo in july. isis says he was killed for his country's participation in the war against the islamic state. coalition official ks not confirm the execution. >> for now, hillary clinton's presidential campaign is being overshadowed by an e-mail controversy. the campaign says it is nothing more than politics. the justice department is investigating and her political opponents are piling on. we have the report from washington. >> reporter: the fbi will soon begin looking at hillary clinton's private e-mail server she used during her term as secretary of state. clinton had been resisting but changed course after revealing two e-mails had information that should have been upgraded to top secret. >> they were not marked as classified at the time they were sent. both of which, they were
received by secretary clinton. they were not sent by her. >> reporter: the e-mail controversy followed clinton on the campaign trail. monmouth university released a poll showing 52% of her e-mails should be subject to a criminal investigation. >> obviously, this is a huge problem. >> reporter: republican presidential candidate carley fiorina is critical of clinton's decision to use her own server. >> we have the chinese hacking into personnel management hacking 20 million americans and he was confident none of he e-mails were being hacked. >> reporter: secretary clinton is not a target of the investigation. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. jeb bush was interrupted by black lives matter. the protesters clashed with bush
supporters. bush supportered chanted all lives matter. bush met with black lives matter advocates. christian taylor, the unarmed teenager killed in arlington, texas will be buried saturday. the police officer who shot taylor, brad miller, has been fired. arlington police chief spoke at the gathering. >> i can never promise you that we will not have a crisis in arlington but i can promise you, we will response with compassion, we will respond with love and we will respond with accountability. >> miller's attorney says his client was trying to save his own life and those of other officers when he opened fire. toxic waste from a colorado mine threatens to pose long term health risks to water supplies. the 3 million gallon spill
unleashed by e.p.a. workers dissipated as its made its way along the arizona/utah border. >> while it's no longer visible because it's being dispersed, we are taking the necessary tests, looking at the wildlife, fish and responding to folks, drinking water and cattle water and those kind of things. >> the e.p.a. stopped field work in all abandoned mines while the spill is being investigated. coming up on the morning news, a fiery accident caught on video. a massive ball of flames in new jersey. in money watch, the breakfast cereal of champions crafts a new beer. this is the "cbs morning news." restoring strength and flexibility ♪ so it moves and responds the way you do.
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the fire covered hundreds of feet on the road last night. both drivers escaped major injuries. most northbound lanes were closed after the crash. there was a deadly prison riot in california. it happened wednesday at the new maximum security folsom state prison in east sacramento. 11 inmates were sent to hospitals for treatment. a 70-year-old was stabbed by another inmate. he died from the wounds. pinell is known for his involvement in a 1991 san quentin prison escape that left three dead. three more women are accusing bill cosby of sexual assault. they say cosby victimized them in the 1970s and '80s. actress eden tril was summoned off the cosby show set.
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>> oh! >> a tough catch by seattle's kyle seeger in the ninth inning against baltimore. it put the pitcher two outs away from a no-hitter. the right hander finished the job by getting a fly out to center field. the first no-hitter in mariners history and the first thrown by an american league pitcher in nearly three years. meanwhile, the new york mets good luck charm is bright yellow. they picked up a parakeet hanging around. after it was spotted, the mets broke open a scoreless game. ses pedestri new york wins, 3-0. a federal judge wants the nfl to show evidence directly linking tom brady to the deflategate scandal.
the quarterback and the commissioner roger goodell were in court on wednesday. a lawyer admitted there was no smoking gun showing brady knew the ball use zed in the afc championship game were illegally underinflated. four-game suspension.rturn a - meanwhile, those courtroom sketches of brady became an internet laughing stalk. many thought the depictions l k looked nothing like him. others turned it into a joke, superimposing it on the face of e.t., mt. rushmore. the artist apologize zed for the drawing. >> i tried to capture it quickly. it's not going to be perfect. >> rosenberg says it's hard to capture someone who is famous and good looking and brady is both. coming up on your local news, the effect of phone and computer screen time on your eyes.
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mother as well this morning. police say the boy stole a car and went on a joyride wednesday afternoon. he led police on a chase and was cornered by the car. he was arrested, the car returned to the owner and the boy returned to his mother. a 19-year-old new jersey man survived a night on the open water after holding on to a buoy for hours. his personal water craft broke. dylan did not have his cell phone on him as he headed toward sandy hook but he hit some rocks and his jet ski sank. >> i just jumped in the water. i had sweat pants on, i knew i couldn't swim in them. i had to take them off. i took off my life jacket. >> while the coast guard search went on his parents were praying. >> i had faith. i never gave up.
>> oh. oh. >> i'm happy he's home and safe. >> he wants to join the fire department and become one of the water rescuers. there's quite a show in the sky this week. the annual meteor shower lit up the heavens overnight. 100 meteors an hour were expected to be seen with the peak at 3:00 a.m. local time. a new moon with little light in the sky helped the view. the meteor shower will continue until august 24th. you still have time. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on president jimmy carter's cancer fight. plus, we'll go to china for the latest on the huge explosion that killed dozens of people and all that screen time on phones and computers is doing to our eyes. we will talk to an opt opthamologist. >> finally, a chinese artist pulls off this installation
a toll hike is coming for drivers who use two popular bridge that he is connect pennsylvania and new jersey. we will tell you where you have to pay double and when it will start. fire lights up the night time sky, death toll rises after explosions erupt in a chinese port city. brand new place for bargains in south jersey, details on the grand opening of the the new outlet shopping center, wow, starting to day, it could be dangerous. sending out jan carabao. lucky girl. the it is thursday, august 13th i'm erika ron tiehl. i'm nicole brewer. we will get your day started with check of weather an traffic. good morning katie and meisha. >> are you talking about