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stunning shot of sunrise, good . good morning. it is tuesday, september 15th, 2015. welcome to cbs "this morning." deadly flash flooding carried away cars with women and children. a search for survivors. friday evac way families turn to find nothing left. sir elton john hopes to find a meeting with vladimir putin. >> there is your eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> basically, vehicles were swept into the creek. what we know until now. we have 16 people involved between the two vehicles. >> the search for survivors in
utah. at least eight people are dead another five are missing. >> intense rain triggered what emergency services called a wall of water. in northern california, several wildfires continue to burn out of control. they've destroyed more than 750 homes. a deadly end to the search for a man wanted for a deadly campus shooting in police miss. a man received a gunshot wound. hillary clinton admits, trump is entertaining. >> the flamboyant front-runner has grand a lot of attention. >> if you get good ratings, you will be in all the -- >> it's ratings, very big, is that good? >> oh! >> an unruly passenger escorted off an american airlines jet. she reportedly hit a passenger and a crew member. a big speed race in a beverly hills neighborhood. >> the man in the car says he has diplomatic immunity.
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welcome to ""cbs this morning."" they are looking for five people from a deadly flood in southern utah. at least eight others died after heavy rain washed through a canyon and filled the streets. >> flood waters carried away women and children where warren jeffs was based. our affiliate kutv is on the scene. good morning. >> repoter: good morning. at least three people survived this flash flood, but this community with is waiting for word on the people who are washed away. with rushing water all around them, several women and children were pulled from this stalled car monday night. >> now they're getting everybody out. >> reporter: witnesses captured this dramatic capture to safety as the water roared down the mountain and through the surrounding canyon.
>> one of the ones that were rescued was about half a mile downstream. >> reporter: the city of nearly 3,000 is prone to flooding, but fought like this. mayor philip barlow said locals like to get out of their cars too watch the rushing water. >> they had stopped outside of the flood area. they were standing there watching the flood and a flash flood came down the canyon, basically the vehicles were swept into the creek and down. we have 16 people involved between the two vehicles. one was a fairly good sized van full of people. >> reporter: the search area was lit by flood lights as heavy machinery combed through a politics of debris and mud overnight. volunteers, including women in long dresses worked alongside men looking for people who were swept away. >> very treacherous the banks are fading off. more significant flood for sometime. obviously, it took them back. they were back from where the flood clan emusually is.
>> reporter: it's a part of the headquarters of the jesus christ of latter day saints. one of the largest mormonists. >> we get these floods as long as i can remember down short creek, you know, we know that a 1 hundred year flood will come sometime. this is tragic because i don't recall this kind of fatalities with the flooding. >>. >> reporter: we do not yet know the names or ages of the dead. but fire officials done here have said it appears the victims are women and children from multiple families. gayle. >> dj, thank you very much. this morning, violent wildfires in northern california are threatening thousands of buildings. the valley fire chased several people out of their homes. 23,000 people are displaced. lands have destroyed 750 homes and more buildings are at risk. the fire killed retired teacher barbara mcwilliams.
the 72-year-old who suffered from multiple sclerosis could not escape the fire, one of the most destructive in california histo history. danielle nottingham is there this morning. >> reporter: good morning, the fire destroyed nearly 97 square miles. this fire is only 10% contained. on the front lines, firefighters working to contain the valley fire are facing strong winds and drought dry tinder. for the first time since the massive fire started saturday, clearer skies allowed air support to drop water from above. but for many returning home, the damage is already done t. fast moving fire pushed by wind gusts engulfed entire blocks in a few hours. >> i'm a pretty tough individual. but i had some tears.
>> reporter: roger beavers returned to find his home still standing. but his neighbors, like hundreds of others, lost everything. >> once they come back in here, it's going to be very overwhelming. >> reporter: the fire moved so quickly saturday night that emergency responders were flooded with calls. >> she was like, i'm fine. i'm going to be fine. she didn't understood the magnitude of it. >> reporter: she was barbara mcwilliams' care taker. williams was killed in the fire when she was unable to evacuate. deputies say within they reached her neighborhood, it was engulfed in flames. >> i knew she was in the house. i knew she was going to be stuck and i knew that she would have no way of getting out. >> reporter: california has seen 1,500 more fires this year than at this time last year. firefighters say the exceptionally dry conditions make it hard to get control of the fire. have you ever seen anything like there in your career? >> i have.
unfortunately, we are beginning to see more events like this and certainly the drought situation that california is facing was a big contributedor to how fast this fire spread. >> reporter: cooler temperatures and higher humidity are on the way, which would help firefighters increase containment. this photo of firefighters resting in a driveway gives you a sense of the exhaustion crews are feeling after days on the front lines. it could take weeks to get this massive fire fully contained. charlie. >> thanks, danielle. this morning, evacuees of the wildfires are pouring into shelters set up across california. some are calling the experience unreal. more than a thousand people spent the night in the inn. david spoke to the people fa families there overnight. >> reporter: good morning. there looks like a good will store. the american red cross usually doesn't accept donations at
shelters. but the outpouring has been so overwhelming that they decided to make an exception from clothing to the homemade signs. for housinging that's being made available. pet information. even if are you looking for after loud one, there is a spot to post a note for them. for the last 72 hours, some 40 to 50 volunteers have been running this evacuation >> none of us have anythimore. none of us. >> reporter: she says this is what is left of their homes. >> i never imagined for the flames to be that big by my home. now i know at least to expect the worst. >> reporter: the area is one of a thousand evacuee was have taken shelter in tents and cars in the napa valley fairgrounds. the napa fire destroyed nearly 600 homes in this region. >> it's like a matchbook. >> everything is gone. >> scompleetly gone. a people of ashes. >> reporter: the american red cross has been inundated with
donations to help survivors. meals, clothing and medication. volunteers are offering whatever they can. >> we mobilized really quick is what i noticed. i want to be a part of the two. >> reporter: $the pet supplies for horses and cows brought to safety. veterinarian steve franklin has been treating the animals. >> we have been able to get them house appropriately, fed, watered, calmed down. >> reporter: she fears three of her dogs died in the fire. her horse is still missing. >> we haven't even hit the most devastating part, going back to the property and seeing what we don't have. i'm just missing my animals the most. i'm sorry. >> reporter: and it may be a while before jill can go back to check on her horse. around midnight, the red cross did a headcount as best they could, they estimate some 800 people are staying here at the
napa family fairgrounds. many haven't had a chance to go back in their communities to check on their homes. >> such a tough story. thank you very much. a "cbs news," new york times poll shows the republican race is is a two-man race, donald trump leads nationwide, retired neurosurgeon ben carson is a close second. the rest of the field is far behind in single digits. nancy cortes is here. >> reporter: trump shot up. ben carson shot up. he is right behind trump and their popularity is pushing every other candidate down to just 6% or lower. trump whipped up a crowd of nearly 15,000 in dallas last night. >> unless i win, it's been a waste of time for me, folks, i'll be honest with you.
a total waste of time. >> reporter: rival ben carson says he prefers to stick with substance. >> i'm not particularly interested in any person particularly attacking them. >> reporter: former florida governor jeb bush who has taken on trump in two los angeles dropped from 13% to 6% in our poll. wisconsin governor scott walker slid even further from 10% in august to 2% today. ohio governor john kasich and business woman carly fiorina inched up to 3 and 4% respectively. they still trail senators ted cruz and marco rubio who essentially held steady in our poll. the good news for all those underdogs, only 37% of republican voteders say their mind is made up. 63% say it is still too early. trump supporters are firmer in their choice. more than 50% of trump voters say their minds are made up compared to 29% of those who
support a different candidate. >> he occasionally throws heat my way. >> reporter: that is why hillary clinton is throwing heat his way. >> he says he cherishs women. well, that's nice. but if it's all the same to you, mr. trump, i'd rather you stop cherishing us and respecting us instead. >> reporter: and fiorie that, the only woman in the gop race released a new video monday. suddenly rebukeing trump's comments about her face. >> i am proud of every year and every wrinkle. >> and yet our poll shows trump leads among republican women 24% to carson's 22%. the one area carson beats trump is among college graduates by 8 points and one other interesting finding, gayle, new jersey governor chris christie has dropped from 3% support in august to just 1% now. >> there is still a lot of time
left, the numbers can change. thanks, a lot. bernie sanders who calls himself a social identified, his rising campaign to one of the most conservative campuses. liberty university students gave the vermont senator a warm welcome yesterday. sanders spoke mostly about economics. he did talk about abortion rights and same-sex marriage. >> i came here today because i believe from the bottom of my heart that it is vitally important for those of us who hold different views to be able to engage in a civil discourse. sanders whose bible verse is to bang up his view that rich americans need to share more of their wealth. this morning north korea says it is making nuclear weapons of higher quality and twaunt quantity t. company revamped its aim toic production plant. they include the main facility
north of se seth doane is in pyongyang. >> reporter: if it is to continue the hostile policy, the north could use nuclear weapons against america at any time. >> that announcement coming through north korea at the main nuclear complex have been rearranged changed or readjusted and they started normal operation. the nuclear facility had been shuttered in 2007 as part of an agreement with five other nations, including the u.s. there comes just a day after north korea said it would launch satellites via long range rockets. the satellites are ostensibly for weather forecasts. but the fear is they could really be used simply to test long range missiles and that
launch could be tied to a major holiday next month. the anniversary of the founding of the ruling worker's party. norah. >> seth doane in beijing, thank you so much. this morning, developments in the migrant crisis unfolding in europe. 22 refugees drowned overnight when their boat capsized. hungary has declared a state of emergency. it is trying to stop minute ago grants entering into serbia. the struggles are mr. along the border. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, we're just on the hungarian side of the border. to that way is serbia and hundreds of migrants have been pouring into this area. they've declared a state of emergency. the troops are pushing us back and they've closed the border on both sides. what was a flood of migrants pouring into hungary has been reduced to a trickle. they've run into a brick wall in the form of a razor wire fence.
for migrants august >> i ask what they do for us? nobody answer us. >> reporter: hungarian police are letting people in five at a time and not very often. yesterday, more than 9,000 crossed into hungary. that's before the hungarian government slammed the door shut, rolling from a train carriage, bristleing with razor wire along the same tracks where tens of thousands of mike grants have made the long walk before. mike grant who's arrived just moments too late were simply cut off. those already inside were bustled on to buses and trains bound for the austrian border. that's where we found mohammed from hama, syria. >> but to this, most merciful
god, maybe. >> reporter: mercy from god? >> yes. >> reporter: do you feel like are you lucky? >> i am very lucky to cross in so easy. >> reporter: an unlucky for the first men arrested this morning in hungary's crackdown. now, anyone caught trying to enter the country illegally faces the prospect of five years in prison. already this morning, the crisis along the serbian border has reached a breaking point. there are hundreds if not thousands of migrants pressing up against the border and trying to break free and they're not being given any information. gayle. >> thank you, charlie d'agata reporting from hungary. this morning a suspect in a shooting that paralyzed a mississippi college campus is dead. shannon lamb shot and killed himself late last night as officers were closing in. police say lamb murdered the woman he lived with. her name was amy prentice on the mississippi gulf coast in their home. he then drove 300 miles to delta
state university and killed professor ethan smith. the motive is still under investigation. today's classes are cancelled. >> a rowdy airline passenger faces multiple charges after forcing her flight to divert. >> ow! ow! >> police pulled the woman from american airlines flight 1284. the plane flying from miami to chicago diverted to indianapolis. a passenger says the woman hit someone on board, kissed a flight attendant and punched her as well. no one was badly hurt. >> all right. 37 fraternity members face criminal charges in the death of a pledge ahead. we will look at the
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>> from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. want to check in with justin, another warm day, starting off cool. >> that's right, waking up 40's, 50's, great mid september weather on tap today. we make it back to the 80s, great start to the day. check it outside right now, nice shot delaware river and looking at center city from the other side of the river. palmyra cove nature park in new jersey on neighborhood network. 49 degrees, right now, still up in lehigh valley at the airport, allentown, 62, in philadelphia, 55, in wilmington, here are your forecast highs around the region, low 80s in philadelphia, the shore, upper 70s, and mid 70s in the mountains. check out extended forecast, more of the same through the rest of the week, sunshine, little warmer highs in the mid 80s, now checking the roads.
good morning. >> eighty's, they sounds so great. thanks, justin. good morning, update, overturned vehicle on 95 northbound, cleared, some delays for you on 95, northbound, at 322. you can see, still very, very slow moving. give yourself couple of extra minute in that area, and also, the building fire center city has been put out at this point. but 13th still closed between walnut and irving, and also you have these bus tours still moving, slow moving. >> your next update 7:55, next on cbs this morning, state-wide budget battle that is keeping lottery winner from getting their money. i'm erika von tiehl. have a great day.
>> i don't know really beliefs i'm in the car with you today. >> really? >> julia, this is stevie from evenlthd not the stevie wonder you know. ♪ i just called to say james loves you ♪ ♪ i just called to say he loves you ♪ ♪ and he promises to me that he'll let me be on his show for an hour ♪ [ laughter ] ♪ for once in my life ♪ i have someone who needs me ♪ someone who needs me >> oh, that is the sweetest.
>> i know. >> he looked like a little boy when he says james loves you. >> very nice, james corden, of course, stevie wonder on his show, believe it or not, i heard stevie wonders likes to drive. he likes to go out to a big parking lot and he likes to drive. so he wasn't kidding. >> there you go. welcome back to "cbs there morning" coming up this hour, five college students face the death over a student who was hazed. we will see why a case like this is so rare. plus lottery winners in illinois demand their jackpots after a state budget battle freezes their payouts. why one official is telling the winners to wait in line. >> that story is ahead. it is time to show you some of this morning's headlines, the los angeles time's reports on the amount of snow in the california sierra gentlemen mountains. it is much less than previously thought a. study in nature climate change says the snow
pack is at its lowest level in more than 500 years. it provides 30% of the state's water supply. the "wall street journal" puts a price tag on proposals by democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders. it estimates he supports at least $18 trillion in new spending over ten years. >> that includes 15 trillion for a government-run health care plan t. program would increase total spending be athird. to pay for it, sanders proposes a $6.5 trillion in tax increases over a decade. >> the walk post reports on one of the american heroes in the european train attack. he is set to receive the purple heart tomorrow. airman first class spence were stone was hurt when he and two other americans helped stop a gunman aboard a plane to paris last month. the purple heart is given to service members who are wounded or killed. khou reports on the houston zoo is forced to remove "no gun" signs, the attraction is on city
owned land. if the person has a license, they cannot ban the person. they will not ask people permitted to carry a concealed handgun to keep it in their vehicle. the "new york times" says five college students face charges in a hazing death of a fraternity pledge. a pennsylvania grand jury indicted the members from the college. 19-year-old michael ding died nearly two years ago. 32 members are accused of a coverup. rikki klieman is with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> what do you make of this? >> beyond the fact that it is tragic beyond words what we have to look at here is that enough is enough. >> that when you have behavior like this, it's not only the quote/unquote crime that is what they call the glass ceiling ritual, someone who is mindfolded, loaded with backpacks, 30 pounds of sand,
goes through a gauntlet on a frozen lake and is repeatedly tackled to the grounds, knocked unconscious. what is terrible here is not just that, but they bring him into a house. they do not call the police. do not get medical attention. they call someone from the fraternity who was then instructing him, change his clothes. get rid of all the fraternity paraphernalia. they look up what the symptoms are. it takes them over an hour to get the boy to the hospital. the injuries of blunt forced trauma are devastating to read. >> yeah, it says repeated traunl ma to the head, torso, thighs, that the forces were significant and severe. the charge is third degree murder. what does that mean and why is it so rare? >> it is rare we see a murder indictment in these kind of cases. what we have seen, which actually surprised me, is if you go back and look at hazing deaths, there really are more
than one a year. and it goes back all the way to the 1,800s. >> what is third degree murder? >> third degree murder is what we think more of in new york and other places like involuntary manslaughter. you intend an act, say you give someone drug. you don't intend their death. so what the consequences are was not intended. this is a hazing rich warm. these have gone on for decades. >> this seems to be unprecedented. what is really interesting is all 37 members face charges. five of them these murder charges. this prosecutor took a couple years, is he trying to send a real message here? >> she and the grand jury is. the prosecutor was smart. he didn't go ahead and indict them. he let a grand jury sift through it. they did it painstakingly to decide who did what. so the wrongful death suit brought by the parents can then be amended to see who are the five who are really the wrongdoers. this is a message for everyone.
if civil suits didn't stop you, a criminal indictment is going to end this kind of behavior on colleges across the country. >> also that everybody is responsible in this case. you know what i mean, that so many that were witnesses and those that were there. it's unacceptable behavior. >> unacceptable behavior and people talked. >> if convicted, what will they face? >> they will face decades in prison's to the five. oz to the lesser charges, they all carry some kind of penalty. >> it is a heart breaking story. thank you, very much. there is outreach in illinois, this over a giant snack in the state lottery. the prize money is ready to go. but the lawmakers can't get a budget passed for those big jackpot winners. >> that means the pot of gold is on hold. i like that. dean reynoldss reports how there is another way to get their cash and they are suing. >> reporter: security officer mitch thompson bought a $10 lottery ticket on monday and threw caution to the wind. >> if you win big the lottery
agency right now can't pay out. >> right. well, i just have to wait. i have been waiting all my life, right? >> reporter: an impasse between the governor bruce browner and the legislature has left illinois without a budget and without a budget, lottery winners are actually losers. >> i feel like my balloon is kind of deflated if you want to puttate way. >> reporter: she was looking forward to making home improvements and buying new furniture from the $50,000 she won in july. $50,000 from a $3 scratchoff ticket. >> i never had real good luck but this, you know, really this makes me feel like okay, my bad luck is back. >> tom zimmerman is an attorney representing she and other winners who believe an iou is not big enough. >> we don't know if there will be a bucket, when there is a bucket. why should the lottery winners
suffer? they're entitled to the money and they're entitled to it now. >> reporter: the comptroller points out the failure to agree on a budget has left other programs in limbo. funding for higher education and student dprants and potentially money for health insurance payments and benefits to the elderly and disabled are all affected. >> they are all going to have to wait in line until we get a budget. >> reporter: for now, prizes of less than $25,000 are being paid, but really when you think of the lottery, you probably think a little bigger than that. for ""cbs this morning,"" dean reynolds, chicago. >> i guess i just have to wait. >> i have been waiting all my life. >> as long as they know it's coming. >> it seems like they should work something out southeastern rather than later. >> agreed. did you hear about this story? elton john says vladimir putin is wrong about gay rights. >> i'd love to sit down with him and talk to him. it would be a pie in the sky. at least you try.
>> up next the surprise first step that could bring them face-to-face. and if you are heading out the door, set your dvr so you can watch ""cbs this morning"" any time you like any time today. we'll be right back. this morning, miss cantrell was crowned miss usa. kim davis was crowned least cooperative.
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a look at how john could be one step closer. good morning. >> good morning. one elton john asked for a meeting with russian president vladimir putin over the weekend, even he admitted kind of a long sought. so imagine the singer's surprise when he received a phone call from russia monday morning ♪ oh ben ney and the jets asks. >> reporter: sir elton john has no problem commanding an audience. monday john took to instagram saying thank you to president vladimir putin for reaching out and speaking via telephone with me today. i look forward to meeting with you to discuss lbgt in russia. >> putin loves celebrities. it's not surprising he would reach out and to cash in on this kind of exposure or to show he's not so mean to gays as the west
thinks he is. >> the phone conversation came days after john said he wanted to meet with putin in an interview with the bbc. >> i'd love to sit down with him and talk to him. there is pie in the sky. he may laugh behind me back and calls me an idiot. but at least i can have a conscience and say i tried. >> reporter: sir john married to david furnish and father of two has long been a global advocate of gay rights. he's repeatedly criticized russia, which has faced an international backlash for anti-gay laws. >> question have to put our division aside. >> >> reporter: saturday he met with the neighbor of neighboring ukraine and called on the country to better support the lbgt community. >> please protect the human rights and basic dignitary of the people who show up to work for you. it's not clear if the singer will have a face-to-face with
putin. or whether a meeting might feature a duet [ music playing ] the one. that is certain, sir elton john's message zpli say, come mon, gay people are not the problem here. they are not the probable of the world t. world faces much bigger problems than day people. >> reporter: soon after news broke the kremlin denied any meeting between the two is planned. an official said the only. he knows is what he's read in media reports, guys. >> it seems like a case if you don't ask, you don't get. he did get a call from him. >> i would like to see him on dualing pianos. he is very competitive. >> we will see a conversation. thank you. experts recommend a new use for aspirin. how a daily dose could prevent a life threatening disease. plus, the 1st baseman has to
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. want to get right over to justin drabick for your forecast, and getting to the 80s again, today, justin? >> that's right. mid september weather shaping up across the delaware valley. outside take you down to the shore, where we still have nice beach weather going on. all is quai net margate, live look, right now, calm conditions out on the ocean, but lots of sunshine to go around today. here's your forecast high of 82 degrees for philadelphia, so little warmer than yesterday. but still very comfortable, another nice night, mostly clear, low around 06 for the city. 50's in the suburbs, maybe headed to the ballpark tonight, nationals in town, first pitch 7:00. pleasant evening, game time temperature of 77 degrees. now, a check on the rush hour traffic, with meisha. good morning. >> let's dough so. good morning, hammy tuesday to
you if you are waking up with us, busy morning indeed. still busy. slowing rush hour, here is a look at the ben franklin bridge for those every you into jersey in center city, steady streams, slowing down less than posted speeds, and also, in the eastbound side, you have lost the far right lane due to some construction, also, here's a look at the skewing avenue slow moving here, as well. then quick peak at the wide, you can see, 10 miles per hour on the schuylkill, eight on 95, moving in the southbound direction, over to you. >> thank you, next update 8:25, coming up on cbs this morning inside the lab where scientists are trying to pull the power of two brains at once. i'm erika von tiehl. have a great day.
it is tuesday, september 15ing, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead including hillary clinton's new attack on donald trump. she mocks the republican front-runner's message. first here's a look at today's eye opener. >> at least three people survived this flash flood. this community is waiting for word on the people who washed it away. >> thousands of homes are still threatened. >> the red cross did a headcount. they estimate some 800 people are staying here. mr. of them haven't had a chance to check on their homes. >> carson shot up from 6% last month to 22% this month, almost
quadrupleing his support. >> they say the north could use nuclear weapons at any time. hundreds of migrants have been pouring into this year. they're declafd a state of emergency t. troops are pushing us back and closed the border on both sides. >> i'd love to sit down with him and talk to him. it would be a pie in the sky. >> even he admitted kind of a long shot. so imagine the singer's surprise when he received a call from russia. >> what is your longest shot? >> 100 miles an hour. >> can we get some danger music? >> okay. ladies and gentlemen, it has been an honor being your host. o oh! >> they're together. >> that's right. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell.
at least eight people are dead this morning in southern utah after a strong thunderstorm triggered flash flooding. rescuers planninged to pull some people out of a stalled car. they washed two vehicles into a creek. they contain 16 women and children. >> and five of them are still missing this morning. volunteers used heavy machinery to dig through l.a. mix of debris and mud to a mix of debris and mud overnight. to give you an idea of where this happened the area is home to a group of mormon fundamentalists once led by the notorious polygamist leader warren jeffs. this morning, the california wildfires has burned nearly 100 square miles, it is only 10% contained. flames have displaced 23,000 people and destroyed more than 700 homes t. fire kid 72-year-old barbara mcwumgs. she was disabled and could not escape her burning home afternoon. a "cbs news" "new york times" poll shows donald trump leads
the presidential race. but he has company from the top. trump's nationwide support increased to 27% since last month. but ben carson's numbers have jumped 17 points. >> that makes him a close second with 23%. and 63% of the republicans in the polls say they have not made up their minds for sure just yet. democrat hillary clinton told iowa voters on monday, they should not believe donald trump will fix everything. anybody that tries to tell you, hey, when i get there, everything will be fine. i mean i have to admit, donald trump is entertaining. i have to tell you. i really do. i really do find it entertaining. and, you know, i kind of wish i had that same sort of mentality like, oh, listen, i don't need to tell you anything, when i get there peace will be breaking out everywhere, pros period of time will be raining down upon you, we will have the new age, well, i would like to do that.
but i don't think that's how a great democracy makes its decisions about who is going to lead us. >> trump rallied his supporters in dallas last night with more tough talk about illegal immigration t. crowd nearly filled the city's nba arena. >> we have to stop illegal immigration. we have to do it. we have to build a wall, folks. we have to build a wall. and a wall works. all you have to do is go to israel say how is your wall working? walls work. i want them to go through the process. i want them to come n. i want to have a big beautiful door. but they have to be legal. they have to be. if they're not going to be, they can't come in. you see gangs, many of these gang members are illegal immigrants. they're rough dudes. they will be out of here so frisking fast. we have to end this sanctuary
cities crap fast. >> as he spoke. more than a thousand demonstrators marched to the arena protesting trump's immigration views. many lined up and shouted at trump's supporters who were coming out of the rally. today prince harry is marking his 31st birthday. he is celebrating by spending time with british veterans. he is expected to take a ceremonial flight to mark the 75th anniversary of the battle of britain. britain defeated germany's air force in the world war ii fight. today's event is the biggest battle of aircraft since the war. >> i know prince harry. well, he used to be your favorite royal. is he still? >> yes, the news print is faithful. prince george. >> prince george, yes, princess charlotte, right? >> the great wynton churchill quote many have so little done
so much for so many. >> i remember that. we are a little excited today we are about to debut, actually we have already debuted it, cbs there morning snapchat account. we started working on it behind the koreans at "cbs this morning." it shows what happens in the makeup room. how we put together the eye opener. we will be bringing you more news and search "cbs this morning" all one word it is to follow along. see charlie what you miss in the make-up room with me and norah? >> i'm so glad i'm in another area. see what you miss? >> all right. >> he might have owanted to be there this morning for your dramatic -- never mind. women are coming offer the bench to play fantasy to footba. we go to the ladies on game
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in our morning rounds, a double dose of potentially life saving help from aspirin for the first time? it's to prevent cardio vascular disease and a form of cancer. they believe the benefits outthe way risks for some of the patients. a cardiologist right here in new york city joins us at the table. >> good morning. >> why is this recommendation such a big deal and who actually benefits? >> so we have known about the benefit of aspirin in terms of preventative medicine. it's a no brainer. the big question is really does it prevent heart attack and stroke in everyone who has never had one? there have been a lot of
guidelines from different organizations all over the place. some say they should take it. it was very confusing. so now comes this task force. basically, who has synthesized and reviewed the most up to date evidence. they are making recommendations about using aspirin for first heart attack and stroke and blinding it to include cancer. the recommendation says for people ages 50 to 59, they have the biggest benefit. if they also have a 10% increased risk or more of heart attack or stroke in the next ten years, they don't have a risk of bleeding. they have an over ten-year life expectancy, that's the biggest population it benefits. there is also a benefit for those who are 60 to 69, but the benefit is smaller. we don't have enough data to make recommendations about those under 50 or those over 70. >> so this is for colon cancer specifically? >> exactly. >> what dosage are they suggesting? >> the doses are all over the map from 81 to 321 milligrams.
the evidence shows there is no incremental benefit of going over 81 milligrams. in fact, you may increase pleading risks. but the colon cancer you mentioned is important to point out, a lot of people say could it reduce other cancers? there is some research to suggest it might. the evidence to date is for colon cancer. you have to take the aspirin more more than ten years to start seeing the benefit to decrease your risk of colon cancer and dieing from colon cancer? >> you recommend to your patients they be aggressive about this? >> i tend to be aggressive. but there are cardiologists who differ in their recommendations. some feel this might create more people and bleeding risk and others feel it's in line with the other recommendations in cordology research. >> one researcher is proving how
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you know about computer networks together. how about brains? the research could revolutionize medicine by healing people with severe disabilities. inside the lab attempting what others call impossible. jeff, good morning. >> charlie, good morning to you. it sounds like science fiction. bringing minds together, pulling pran power to make a super brain. seems hard to believe until you see it up close. meet mango the monkey and his problem-solving partner romeo. inside this lab at duke university, both primates are currently separated physically but will soon be connected mentally. signals from their brains will be merged. the result of research inside the lab? >> i dream about this many years ago. >> reporter: the doctor had made studying the brain his life's mission. it was his neurological work with rats that first gained widespread attention. then he taught primates how to move wheelchairs and
exoskeletons using only their minds. >> that led to trying to merge multiple brains. >> we need to create a paradigm. once we include this concept of linking brains to machines. >> has anybody sid can't do this? >> quote impossible? we got back reviews from our colleagues some saying we needed some help like the psychiatric variety. >> they said you're not doing work on other people's brains, you need to do work on your own? >> yes, to fix myself, yes. >> one word that comes to mind is mad. mad scientist. >> reporter: dr. john sampson the chair of neurosurgery at duke. >> what he does is seemingly crazy until you talk with him and you think about it enough and you suddenly understand that he has a deep understanding of not just how the brain works but how the whole nervous system works. >> reporter: this is what he and his colleagues came up with. they put ultrathin flexible
fillaments into the brain's tissue. >> this is the magic. >> it's like little whiskers. >> the diameter of a hair. we can put them in different lengths. so we record a volume of pran tissue. >> reporter: the fillaments pick up electrical activity of living brain cells, hundreds if not thousands, which are communicated to a computer. then as we watched, merged together. their combined brain signals are moving these avatar hands to touch the targets. >> so we're looking at what seems to be one body there, but it's actually two brains? >> yes. >> what do you do call this? >> i call this a brain net. connecting multiple brains to achieve a common goal. >> we see this in nature a lot. flocks of birds, herd of cattle. school of fish. that's in nature. is that what you are from a sense creating in a lab? >> to some degree we want to understand how these work together and generate social
interactions. >> are the monkeys hurt? >> no, not at all. they live many, many years, they're very playful because they are doing some things that no primate ever thought they could do. >> reporter: the doctor says the implications are enormous. if the brain signals of primates can help other primates in a controlled environment, could a healthy human brain help heal a damaged human brain? the goal is potentially to help someone paralyzed walk again? >> yes, we start with spinal cord injury. we are hopeful that this could be used for other disorders, neurological disorders like strokes and in some cases parkinson's disease. >> reporter: work he has already put to the test. drft here he and a team healed the mind of a 29-year-old paraplegic to a robotic skeleton, by simply thinking about it. she delivered the world cup opening kick. >> she actually felt the impact. he had the clear sensation that he actually kicked the ball.
it is important that the patients feel the ground. feel they are doing that by themselves and have a sensation that is realistic. >> i think the potential that the doctor is bringing to the field is the understanding that we are not limited in ourd minds. our body is what's limiting us. there really are almost no limits to what a single human brain can do or what several brains could do together. >> we are just starting to realize how complex it is, how, know 100 billion neurons interact to create what we ka ul the human condition. this is the big challenge. >> 100 billion neurons, that's exactly what we have in our brains. three brains already are working together. he hopes to include many, many more. the hope is in the very near future this brain net research can help disabled human patients. that's a lot of neurons. >> it is, indeed.
it seems like it's so unlimited in which the possibilities are. >> you talk about that many neurons, we're talking about tapping into hundreds or thousands of them. imagine who could be next. >> i wonder, does everybody have 1 hunt. billion neurons? they're missing a couple. >> more. >> not naming any names. it is fascinating what you are doing. >> what their needs are. >> that is awesome. >> anybody we know? >> we can have a blind note going on in the morning. pushing the limits takes you for a loop. go through a tube in supersonic speed. they hope to turn elon musk vision into reality. that's something to look forward to. that's coming out tomorrow. on our snapchat account, we will reveal those people who don't have neurons.
the u.s. had the lowest >> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> good morning, i am area kay von tiehl. there are no injuries but plenty of evacuations in a fire at a center city construction site. an apartment building under construction near 13th and chancellor streets caught fire around 4:30 this morning. more than 100 firefighters battled that three alarm fire. more than 240 unit of surrounding apartment buildings had to be evacuated. search for a cause is now underway. we want to check in with justin for forecast. warming up today? >> that's right, back to the 80s, still summertime officially, at least humidity levels, cool side, woke one temperatures in the 40's, 50's, but making sole progressment you can seabright blue skies out there. a lot of sunshine, hard to find any clouds today, we look
at the ben franklin brink from campbell's field, temperatures starting to move up little bit. mid 50's, into the reading area, allentown, 63 at the airport, in philadelphia. with a high of 82 degrees, this afternoon, great looking beach weather at the shore, delaware beaches, sunshine, upper 70s, mountains, sunny and 76. warmer for the next few days, rest of the week, mid 80s, in the sunshine, for the weekend, still mainly dry, sunday, could be scattered shower, in some spot. now, a check on the roads with meisha? >> eighty-two and sunny, justin, wow, just gorgeous. good morning, everyone, we have an accident here, 95 southbound near the commodore barry bridge, left lane, you can see, is block. that's not going to cause too many slow downs it, will as you pass by, but outside of that you can see, driving past that, everyone's traveling at posted speeds, which is really nice in that area. forty-two freeway northbound, creek road for those coming out of new jersey, approaching 295, yikes, look at that, very, very slow in fact putting on brakes altogether. not moving anywhere. then when we do quick peak at
the wide, 11 miles per hour on the schuylkill. erika? >> meisha, thank you. next update 8: 55, ahead on cbs this morning, league of their own, how women are changing the demographics of pro-football on tv. ♪ (vo) you can pass down a subaru forester. (dad) she's all yours. (vo) but you get to keep the memories. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru.
[ music playing ] ♪ what you say >> that's the first line, charlie, you want to do that? >> no. >> he said no, welcome back. that's right. thank you. norah, coming up in this half hour, in the kitchen with cat. we will look at a journey from a tough past. the advice she got from julia child. how she can turn down an offer from chef thomas keller. >> from jackson, mississippi, europe. >> yes. >> plus women make fantasy football a reality. they are posting impressive numbers. meet the women making game day serious business. that's ahead.
>> right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. new york's daily news reports on the celebrities showing up, gloria este fan, jennifer hudgins and harry conic, junior adjourns, aretha franklin and and rhea boccelli. they are closing the end of next year and relocating. that was year we took you to nono and met the chef, he had won the best restaurant 250i89 for the first time. he hopes to open as an urban farm in copenhagen, it will have a new menu. >> i would love to go, are you listening? >> norah wants to go, charlie. >> the new york post reports on giants quarterback eli manning making more than one mistake on the team's final drive sunday night. he apparently told running back
ra'shaad jennings. sorry about that ra'shaad, ra'shaad jennings, jackson. what is his name? >> ra'shaad jennings. >> le told them not to score a touchdown because it would give dallas more time to get it together norah. >> off the rails. >> he also did not know how many timeouts the cowboys had left. dallas came from behind to win 27-26. >> it's a mistake any quarterback can make. i do. sometimes you are lost in the moment. i like eli manning so much. i am colored by that. but you make a mistake. the cover of the paper today, unflattering. >> you are not paid to make mistakes. >> i don't like this cover. >> i think eli was confused because they kept telling him to pass to ra'shaad jackson. >> he didn't know who he is. i know ra'shaad.
>> okay. my bad, my bad. charlie, your turn. >> all right. america's closer this morning to change at the ballot box. nationwide 36% of voters last year showed up to cast a ballot. los angeles county is home to the most voters in the country. but it uses technology more than 50-years-old. how campaign innovation can spread across the u.s. >> there is a little brain storming we learned over the years. >> reporter: in this silicon work space, a team of developers have trying to change the way we vote by first determining how we want to vote. >> let's attach a plastic baened to the ballot. he leads the team, which earn koushlgs out of the box thinking. >> can you have a shand him and -- >> it's a totally different approach. his human centered approach is responsible for creating the
most innovative products in our lifetime, from apple's first computer mouse to a talking automatic defibrillator. for the past two years, they have been developing a new voting machine for los angeles county. >> historically, voting systems haven't been designed with the voter in mind. >> reporter: the registrar recorder for los angeles county where 5ological voters cash in on the inning-based machines. this is essentially the same voting booth used since fine 68. >> reporter: l.a. county was one of the few jurisdictions that did not digitize after the presidential election. as the world watched as the fate of the next president hung on a chad. shortly after congress allocated more than $3 billion to replace the outdated machines, now those machines are outdated. running on computers developed before the first iphone. so how do you design a system that can you keep up to date that may work ten or 20 years?
>> i think you learn from some of the ways that we've designed cell phones. >> that's what audio has done, creating a new voting machine for the smartphone era. it runs on a cat that can be grown-up graded. >> it needs to be simple. >> we want it to be universal. currently it is not universal. >> they tested it recently with l.a. county voters. you seem to be powering right through it. >> it's pretty self explanatory. >> reporter: the machines are designed to accommodate every possible voter, including those in a wheelchair with a visual or hearing impairment and anyone who speaks another language. the new technology is also designed to provide a more flexible voting experience. people will be able to pre-vote at home on a computer or a smartphone. >> once you marked the ballot, you can download your choices an print them out like you would a boarding pass.
>> then take the secure poll pass to the new voting machine. >> you take it to the machine. >> i scan it in. it has the choices that i made when i was at home working on this i can scroll down, view all those choices to make sure they're as i intended. >> whenever you talk about a voting system that has an electronic component, there is always the fear and the question of will it be secure? >> one of the principless we adopted in the early stages of this process so to make sure it's secure and maintains the integrity. >> they have do that by keening a paper ballot, which each voter can verify. now l.a. county and audio are finalizing the design of the new machines and hope to use them on a trial basis in 2018. >> do you think this could ultimately result in more people showing up to vote? >> i know if we design an experience well, it will fundamentally clang with way we act and behave in society. >> reporter: for cbs this morocco, carter evans, los
angeles. >> world renowned chef cat cora is the author of three cookbooks and appeared son several shows. she made history as the first woman to compete on iron chef america. go cat. contestants get one hour to make five dishes based on a themed ingredient. >> tora cora. touchdown. >> she results to the teeth, using her teeth top oup the bought him of bourbon. >> this is wrong. >> cat cora is plateing away. she has that curry pineapple sal da going down 92 next to that avocado puree. >> the winner is iron chef cora. >> iron chef cora is here. she's at the table with a new memoir called cooking as fast as i can. it follows her journey from
mississippi to celebrated chef. it's imprinted simon and shuster, which you know is a division of cbs. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> i want people to get a stens of your pedigree. you touk about being sexually abused. aggression for drunk driving. you pointed out a dramatic reading in the 14room about your earlier sexual experiences thathood me clutching, yowza. my aunt said you can tell what you know, not all that you know. how did you did to be so raw and so rare? >> when i was approached, i had to process that and million i ready to tell my story? am i ready to tell all of my stories? because i felt like i wasn't going to sugar coat it. my life hasn't been sugar coated. it may seem is that way from the magazine covers. >> are you so bubbly. >> yeah, i'm a positive person, an eternal optimist.
but my life hadn't been easy at times. i wanted people to know that if little kat cora from miss misagainst all odds can make it f. one person gets that, is inspired, they krks too. >> a big message. >> so tell us about that little girl growing up in mississippi. how did you wind up being a chef? >> well, a lot. it's funny, i was looking at my wiki pedia in the book, it says, cat cora, goes to high school. then becomes famous. there are so many stories and so many adventures and successes and mistakes and missteps before that, getting here, to this point and so, it has been a journey. and you know i still can't believe it. i'm sitting here today with all of you in new york and, you know, it's one of those things where i had a lot of dreams. i was a dreamer growing up. i'm self-made. >> yes. >> and i fought my way to this
place and it's been a sweet surprise to have this success. >> what was the toughest battle? >> i think really overcoming sexual abuse throughout my life. that's something that i think when that happens to you at such a young age, my sexual abuse started when i was 6. you really do feel leak you are alone in the world. if i'm going to make it, i have to take care of myself. you zbirn to put that armour and that shield around you. that's something that you know i have spent a lot of time in therapy. i have spent a lot of time working to heal. you know, we can't expand as human beings unless we have contrast and diversity. >> you wrote he was a family friend, he was 15, you were 6. all of the things you went through, enfwajing the family. it is really worth reading. you say when you question your drive, it all comes in your childhood trauma u. all of that made you stronger and the person who you are today. >> absolutely. i think for me i will not let
the shame and the guilt stop me. >> and julia child, this is so cool. you meet her, you say i want to do what you do. she said what? it's a man's world. >> it's a man's world, you got to be sub born and you can't take no for an answer. that's what i did. i went into this man's world and became the first female iron chef and that's a whole level of pressure there as an iron clef because i was on the national stage. i was representing all women in the industry to say we can cook as fast and hard as men. and there began that journey again of breaking down barriers, which julia did so beautifully for so many of us. >> i still don't know how the expert chefs keep their jackets so clean. there is a trick. >> there is a trick. have a clean jacket in the back. switch it out. i don't know. we watched, it's so great to meet you in person. i am liking this book. >> thank you so much. >> her name is kathy.
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football this season. a growing number are women. will we expect more than a few trades after the first week of the season? elaine, good morning. >> good morning. the number of women playing fantasy football has more than doubled in the past eight years. it is one reason why female fans of the nfl represent the fastest growing demographic in sports. >> they spent sunday cheering players and crunching numbers from various teams and on a variety of screens. >> in the first half i guess. >> she is among the millions of women jumping off the sidelines and into the game of fantasy football. >>ly get upset. >> how much do you look forward to this every year? >> we start talking about it in july. you know the summer is coming to an end. >> it all began on draft night last week. >> i have to get my sheet out. >> when this group of women
brought together by erica and her friend selected the team. >> what was the draw for fantasy to be for you? >> while eric and i both are married and at the time were dating men who were obsessed with football and played fantasies themselves. so for us, sundays and mondays became a chore because we wanted to watch every single game on television. so we felt you can't beat 'em, join 'em. >> reporter: this season a third of fantasy football players are women. a significant increase over last year when women accounted for 20% of players. many starting lesion of their own. >> why not just join your husband's league? >> we did. we beat them. so just once. >> they weren't happy. >> but we did. >> this draft may look more sophisticated with wine and cheese, but there is also plenty of whiskey, pizza and competitive bravado.
>> i think at the end of the day, we're doing exactly what guys are doing. we happen to be women. we want to do it with other women. >> it's more fun? >> it's more fun, absolutely more fun. >> all right. who is the first pick? >> there is one man invited to the draft. but he doesn't get to play. >> really? tom brady? 2nd pick 3rd round? >> he's our male mascot. >> we have a male palace cot. we invited him to help us out. >> he's our man in white. >> reporter: their friend offers commentary and analysis. >> you know taking two receivers back-to-back never works. >> you know what, it's hang this time. >> but there are into rockys here. >> randall cobb. >> that's a trade. >> this group of women has played fantasy football for 12 years. >> antonio brown. >> dez bryant. >> the women know a tremendous amount. you can't take anybody for granted. so for us, you have to do your homework. people have binders here.
we are no joke. >> how is your team going? >> i'm losing all three of my games. >> what does your husbands think? they suggested it. >> they're psyched. for themselves, they get to watch football without us complaining. >> chris styles is so good. >> is he? >> it's kind of like he found someone he can talk to. we strategize together for all of our teams. so it's fun. it becomes a family event. >> it's not too late to start a leak of your own. there are a number of fantasy football sites including at cbs sports.com. >> what do you think? >> i love a man mascot. another vanna white. i think it's great fun. >> i do, too. >> remember, thursday night football returns to cbs this week. we'll be right back.
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good morning, i'm erika von tiehl. for the first time in 15 years, it will cost you more to cross two of the delaware river bridges. it will now cost $4 for cash customers to cross the burlington bristol and talcony palmyra bridge. before today, it was $2. easy pass customers, you will get little discount it, will cost you $3. extra money will funds bridge improvements. right now, we want to check in with just fin. another cool start, but heating right back up, right? >> that's right. typical for mid september. those school mornings, we woke up 40's, some 50's, now we will see the temperatures rapidly rising, reaching low 80s this afternoon, looking at center city see nice clear skyline, indicating no form of humidity in the air. nice clear conditions out there. temperatures already warming up in response to the
sunshine. sixty-one now, in allentown, 63 degrees in philadelphia international. look at that, 66 degrees in wilmington, delaware, up to 82 degrees for the high temperature, so little warmer than yesterday, still comfortable, low humidity, tonight mostly clear, low of around 06 for the city. 60s in the suburbs. look at the extended forecast. nothing happening for the rest of the week but sunshine and warm temperatures. we will be in the mid 80s, looks like weekend stays mostly dry, we've got to throw in slight chance for shower maybe sunday, but i think most areas stay dry, as well, through the entire week, checking your forecast, looking at the roads with meisha. >> good morning, justin, music to our areas. pure sunshine across the board. here's a last look at 95 southbound at girard. see it is still busy. everyone creeping the speeds back up, traveling more than likely at posted speeds over than the ben franklin bridge, those of you coming into jersey from center city, slow moving on the ben franklin bridge. you are traveling less than posted speeds, take a peak at this, schuylkill 9 miles per hour, off the roosevelt
boulevard, moving east and westbound directions moving slow. 15 miles per hour on the blue route headed into the northbound direction, and nine on 95. so give yourself couple of extra minutes, back to you. >> that's "eyewitness news" for now. join us for "eyewitness news" at noon. i'm erika von tiehl. hope you have great day.
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