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from the broadcast center in new york city. it's wednesday, august 24th, 2016. it's wednesday, august 24th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking overnight. the death toll is climbing in italy after a massive earthquake rocked several cities in the early morning hours. to the race for the white house. a new support puts clinton donors in face-to-face meetings with the former secretary of state, fueling pay for play allegations. and donald trump's claims hillary clinton is unfit to serve. and trump keps hinting at a shift in his immigration policy but he has not announced specifics yet, but one thing is
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clear. >> we are going to build the wall! good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, overnight, a powerful earthquake hit central italy. the initial quake was followed by at least seven strong aftershocks. significant damage is reported and there are unconfirmed reports of at least 11 deaths. the magnitude 6.2 quake rocked the heart of italy. it was centered 105 northeast of rome. numerous buildings and at least one bridge have collapsed. one mayor says his small town is gone. residents are tracked in rubble as rescue teams are trying to reach the seen and our seth doane is here. >> reporter: the search for the survivors is under way with
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reports of some people trapped in buildings after that magnitude 6.2 quake. the two towns that were really hard-hit, amatrice and accumoli. speaking about the destruction, the mayor of amatrice said our town isn't here any more. the quake shook many people who were sleeping awake and aftershocks rattled my building in rome and shook the building 10 to 15 seconds. another strong aftershock that we could feel, but an hour after that. the pictures emerging from the f-center, which is in central italy, as you mentioned, reveals the destruction of buildings destroyed and stones and rubble littering the streets and cracked structures and buried cars. this is a remote mountainous region, a popular tourist destination at the end of a very popular time for italians to be taking vacation. we have seen pictures of regular
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citizens, some digging with their hands, working, trying to find survivors. because this is a remote mountainous region, there are reports of roads cut off and making it more difficult for rescuers and heavy equipment to make it in. this also is not far from the sight of that massive 6.3 magnitude earthquake will'aquila in 2008 which killed 300 people. >> seth, thank you. travel safely. >> reporter: the associated reports a large number of people who were granted meetings with hillary clinton when she was secretary of state, donated to the clinton foundation. and donald trump says he is willing to soften his immigration policy but he offered no specifics. brian webb is here in new york with more. good morning, brian. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump is calling for a
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special prosecutor to find u if the donors got preference shal treatment while she was secretary of state. >> reporter: hillary clinton greeted supporters after a full day of fund-raising in california as her past involvement with her family's charitable foundation comes under more scrutiny. an associated press report out tuesday claims more than half of the people outside of government who met with clinton during her time as secretary of state all donated in some way to the clinton foundation. the ap says the meetings could pose ethical challenges to a clinton presidency. but the clinton campaign pushed back, saying the report relied on flawed data and provides a distorted portrayalal of clinton's schedule. >> welcome, donald trump. >> reporter: at a town hall event yesterday, donald trump called the development evidence of the democratic nominee's so-called pay to play politics. >> they didn't get the access to say hello. they got the access because they
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wanted things and if you trace it back, you're going to find out that they got plenty. >> so you are going to build the wall? >> yeah. 100%. >> reporter: the republican candidate calling for millions of undocumented immigrants to be deported. >> there certainly could be a softening because we are not looking to hurt people. we have some great, great people in this country, so but we are going to follow the laws of this country. >> reporter: clinton is expected to take aim at trump's so-called divisive view of america when she returns to the public eye tomorrow in nevada. so hillary clinton remains off the campaign trail today, attending more fund-raisers in california. donald trump holds events in missouri and mississippi. there are now less than 80 days until the election. >> brian webb here in new york, thank you so much, brian. folks in omaha, nebraska, are working to recover from a powerful storm system that brought heavy rains and wind gusts over 90 miles per hour. this is video from the omaha
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world herald. the storm hit late last night and flooding rains stranded drivers and knocked out electricity to nearly 20,000 customers. that is according to the oklahoma public power district. the strong winds caused damage at the omaha airport and forced it to close. back overseas now. early this morning, turkish forces joined by u.s. aircraft began an operation against isis in syria. the primary targets were islamic militants held up near a syrian border town. the tanks fired on rebel position across the border and the police rounded up suspected isis members in istanbul. vice president biden arrived in turkey this morning and he is there for talks. a possible act of terror. the suspect wsssil farooqi
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allegedly shouted arab phrase for god is great. he is held without bail. police believe he had no connection to the victims. officials in southern louisiana say it will take months, if not more, to recover from the devastating flooding that left at least 13 people dead. residents are filled with water-logged carpet and president obama visited the area yesterday. manuel bojorquez reports. >> i'm so sorry. >> reporter: president obama walked through a devastated neighbor in zachary, louisiana, urging victims to apply for federal aid. >> have you applied to fema? >> reporter: while acknowledging a full recovery will require more. >> federal assistance alone will not be enough to make people's lives whole again. i'm asking every american to help do what you can to get local residents and people back on their feet. >> reporter: last friday, republican nominee donald trump
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toured the area and blasted president obama for not cutting short his new england vacation to doed the same. >> i can tell you, nobody on this block, none of the first responders, nobody gives a hoot whether you're democrat or republican. what they care about is making sure to get the drywall out and carpet out, there is not any mold building. >> reporter: the number of registrations for emergency assistance arrives now to 115 thousand on thousand and including of that amy and samuel cave in nearby denham springs. >> we got a newborn on the way thanksgiving day. >> reporter: volunteers are helping them sort through the few things they might be able to save. >> it's heart warming seeing everybody come, of course, but it's just your whole world is gone. i mean, all of the clothes, all of the bed stuff, all of the baby things. everything is gone. >> manuel bojorquez, cbs news, zachary, louisiana. zika has jumped to florida's
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gulf coast. governor rick scott says one person in pinellas county, near tampa bay, has the virus. the infection is not travel-related. it is the state's first case outside of the miami area. four new cases linked to mosquitoes are confirmed in miami. crews are scouring the city to clean up standing water where the insects can breed. a tropical storm in the atlantic could become a hurricane by day's end. gaston is in the far eastern zone of the ocean and it's not expected to reach land. forecasters say it will turn northwest and weaken in a few days. coming up on the "morning news." uglily allegations against fox news. another former host on the cable channel files a sexual harassment lawsuit. and we will meet the teacher who is getting high marks on social media for her no homework policy. this is the "cbs morning news." a healthy routine. begin the activia two week probiotic challenge by enjoying activia yogurt with billions of probiotics everyday.
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go away. in awe in election bombshell, the state department has been ordered by a federal judge to produced at least 15,000 of hillary clinton's e-mails. i'm not going to say hillary is worried about this story to go away, but today, she asked ryan lochte to make up another version. james corden remain. a teacher is take ago stand against homework and a guantanamo reported on a hearinhearing those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. saida has been held without charges since he was captured in pakistan 14 years ago. he says he has no harm to the u.s. or any other country. pentagon officials claim he is a threat but never admit he was an al qaeda leader.
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"the new york times" reports another sexual harassment lawsuit against fox news. she calls the network a, quote, sex-fuelled mansion like a cult. she had she was taken off the air for complaining about advances by fox chief roger ailes. the network denies it. new drinking rules at stanford. the university provides hard liquor at undergraduate parties on campus and shots of liquor arerties. critics say the rules are unenforceable. "wall street journal" reports that graduate students who teach at private colleges may join unions. a federal panel ruled yesterday in favor of some columbia university students. the decision could affect tens of thousands of students nationwide. "the washington post" says a texas teacher who stopped ass n assigning homework is getting high marks from social media pundits. brandy young wants her second grade pupils to spend more time with their families.
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four points higher, the nasdaq gained 15. the second year in a row, jennifer lawrence is the world's highest paid actress. "forbes" magazine reports that jennifer lawrence who stars in the hunger games franchise earned $46 million over 12 months. and followed by melissa mccarthy and scarlett johansson who earned 25 million. faster acceleration. the new 100 kilowatt battery is available on high-end model of the tesla model s. it range from 200 miles and do 0 to 60 in 2.5 seconds and tesla says it makes it the fastest accelerating car currently in production. spotify is reportedly trying to negotiate or renegotiate contracts with record labels. spotify is currently operating on short-term extensions of old
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contracts. spotify is suspected to go public next year. new contracts could make it more attractive to investors. and google says it's cracking down on pop-up ads that make it harder for users to view the content that they are actually searching for. starting next year, google will not rank as highly pages or contents is not easily accessible because of a pop-up. for instance, showing a pop-up that shows the page's major contract or has to get rid of the ad before the main contract. i hate those popups. >> me too. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still ahead, a medical milestone. we will meet a boy who is adapting to his new life after a successful double hand transplant. acidic. the enamel on my teeth was actually weakening. the whiteness wasn't there as much. my teeth didn't look as healthy as others.
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a 9-year-old maryland boy is showing amazing progress, one year after receiving a double hand transplant. brook silva-braga has more on the milestone operation. >> reporter: it's been a busy year for 9-year-old zion harvey and his mom patty ray as they both justice to his new life with his new hands. >> it still feels like i'm living my dream. it's his dream, but it's mine too. >> reporter: last summer, zion became the first child to undergo a double hand transplant. >> we could not have had a better first patient. >> reporter: his rapid recovery has allowed him to write in his journey and zip his clothes and throw out a first pitch at a
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baltimore orioles game. he has one wish. >> she won't let me try out for football. >> or baseball. >> why not? >> too dangerous. >> reporter: zion lost his hand and feet due to an infection when he was 2 years old. his new hands transplanted from another boy in a ten-hour procedure here are designed to grow as he does. the team of doctors and therapists say through rigorous physical therapy, he has trained his brain to communicate with his new hands, after not having any for six years. >> he was seen five days a week for three hours of occupational therapy a day for ten months. >> squeeze. >> he has learned to bake, play with toys. even passed out the cake at his 9th birthday party. >> who didn't get one? what is left on the bucket list? >> convince mom to let me play football. >> reporter: brook silva-braga for cbs news. >> that is remarkable. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
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florida is reporting five more in fac more zika infections. >> reporter: in miami beach, city sanitation crews spent hours looking for and vacuuming standing water. it's a breeding ground for mosquito carrying infections. we carried investigators. they found it in an alley as a construction site. we noticed the vehicles were dropping water. they took action. >> we are issuing a violation
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which is a thousand dollar violation. >> reporter: an air-conditioner unit where water is dripping. it's just a drip but look at the pulg puddle it's creating at the bottom. they are telling people to turn off the air-conditioner? it's 91 degrees on the island. erika thomas is waiting for this type of action. she lives in the wynwood zika zone. after calling and tweeting pictures to city officials, she didn't like what she was told, tweeting, my situation in wynwood will be handled in 24 to 72 hours. what a joke. >> if you know anything about mosquitoes, that's a long time for a lot to happen. >> reporter: david begnaud, cbs news, miami beach, florida. here is another look at this morning's top story.
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recovery efforts are under way in central italy after a powerful earthquake caused significant damage. at least 11 people are reported to have been killed. the 6.2 magnitude quake was centered 105 miles northeast of rome. it hit early this morning and was followed by at least seven strong aftershocks. buildings in several small towns have been flattened, trapping residents. rescue crews are using buckets and their hands to try and reach survivors. one bridge collapsed, hampering rescue efforts. and one mayor says his small town is all but gone. pope francis, saddened by the earthquake, cancelled he would have given to his general audience and, instead, prayed with the crowd for victims and survivors. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the breaking developments from italy on the earthquake. plus, "forbes" reveals its annual ranking of the world's most innovative countries. and a animated children's show
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that features songs by the beatles. that is the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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breaking news this morning a huge, earthquake destroyed an entire town, in italy. we will she you the race to dig people from the ruble right now. and new this morning an argument in west philadelphia home turns into a deadly shooting, what happened moment before a man was shot and kill this is home with his children inside. she conquered the world maybe some day that could be you. >> such a cool story, babies at the a local hospital are going home sporting new exclusive kicks. we will tell you why it is all thanks to an olympian from our area. it the is wednesday august . i'm brooke thomas. we have a lot the to get to including a job fair very important there and, r


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