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♪ it's tuesday, august 30th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." after a scandal top hillary clinton aide huma abedin announces she's leaving husband anthony weiner. donald trump praises her decision and slams clinton in the process. people in the southeast are keeping their eyes on the tropics with one storm set to slam the outer banks today and another taking aim at the gulf coast. a cross country flight is forced to land over an unruly passenger. now the pilot described the man's attempts to pry over a plane door midair.
♪ in a world of pure imagination ♪ ♪ and remembering gene wilder, the comedic icon who leaves behind a legend of laughter. >> my name is pronounced frankenstein. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. we begin with politics. donald trump has plans now to deliver a major speech on immigration tomorrow. and today, a top california republican meg whitman who ran for governor will campaign for hillary clinton but this morning's headlines focus on one of the clinton's top aides. huma abedin is separating from her husband former congressman anthony weiner following yet another sexy episode. hena daniels is here with details. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie, the
nominee used the latest scandal to attack the democratic nominee. hillary clinton pressed on with fund flag-raising in the hampto monday. closest aide huma abedin announced her split from congressman anthony weiner hours after it was published a photo of a photo he allegedly sent is to a woman laying next to their son. he was forced to resign five years ago and jump out of the new york mayoral race. the latest scandal provided the latest fodder for donald trump. >> huma abedin has access to classified information, how hillary got away with that one,
nobody will ever know. but to think that it's very likely that much of this information anthony weiner would know about. >> reporter: some grew criticism after former ku klux klan member gave a call asking them to cast their vote for the senate bid and the republican nominee. the trump campaign immediately disavowed the move. trump is scheduled to address immigration tomorrow. and clinton will hold more pfund-raisers on long island society. a new monmouth university poll out monday has her seven points ahead of trump among likely voters. anne-marie. >> hena daniels in new york, thank you. hena. there are two high profile races including senators who have run-ins with donald trump. arizona senator john mccain is trying for his second term. and in florida, marco rubio
entered the race. they are trying to maintain control of the senate. coming up on "cbs this morning" we'll talk with cbs news political contributor mark leibovich who interviewed anthony weiner at the democratic convention last month. a tropical storm warning is in effect this morning for a stretch of north carolina's outer banks. a tropical depression that's expected to become a tropical storm is forecast to leave the shore later today. coastal areas are expected to see wind gusts of up to 45 miles per hour and flood-producing rain. folks along florida's gulf coast are preparing for another tropical depression that could hit later this week. it has sustained winds of 35 miles per hour that's headed west. but expected to curve back towards the florida gulf coast. thursday night's preseason game between the tampa bay buccaneers and washington is rescheduled.
hurricane madeline has storms of 123 miles per hour and could pass dangerously close to the big island of hawaii by tomorrow. hurricane lester say powerful category 4 storm with winds of more than 140 miles per hour. lefter may pass near hawaii around labor day weekend. there could be more wet weather in central colorado today. not good news where folks in colorado springs who got hit yesterday with dangerous flood producing rain. many drivers got caught in the high waters and forced to be rescued. brock turner is being released after serving less than half of his six-month sentence for good behavior. an alaska airlines jet headed from seattle to new york had to land in minneapolis after a passenger tried open a plane
door. the flight crew calmly explained the situation to ground controllers. >> we're going to end up dropping off one of our passengers early. two four zero. >> the passenger was taken off the aircraft, questioned by police, and then taken to a hospital for observation. the senate in brazil could decide as early as today whether to impeach the president. protesters demonstrating in sao paulo last night. she was proclaiming her innocence yesterday during a 14-hour impeachment trial. thousands of migrants were rescued by the italian navy and other ships in the mediterranean sea. the rescue took place about 13 miles from the libyan coast. some 3,000 people were saved.
they had been traveling a small crowded wooden boat. some jumped into the water swimming for the rescue ship. men, women and children were trying to make it to europe hoping for a better life. the death of comic gene wilder saddened movie fans. mel brooks called him one of the truly great talents of our time. he blessed every film we did with his magic and he blessed me with his friendship. wilder left a legacy of laughter. >> he's my creation! >> reporter: with his wild hair and often manic persona gene wilder gave life to a long list of hilarious and hysterical characters to the mad scientist in "young frankenstein." >> my name is pronounced frankenstein. >> reporter: to the erotic
would-be character in the producer. >> my blanket! >> reporter: that earned him an oscar. >> you must be igor. >> it's pronounced iigor. >> reporter: along with mel brooks together they took "blazing saddles" where no western had gone before. he could be depended on to deliver the unexpected. wilder was not the first actor considered for the starring role in "willy wonka and the chocolate factory" in 1971. ♪ >> reporter: fred astaire was reportedly in the running, but today, it is hard to imagine anyone else in what has become a children's classic. >> i didn't want to do him. i wanted to do comedy but i wanted to be real. it could be real and huge at the
same time. >> reporter: he had huge success in collaboration with richard prior. >> that's right, that's right, we bad. >> reporter: and married to hill da radner. they were married until her death five years later. helping founding gill da radner ovarian cancer detection center wells gill da's club. as he told cbs in 1975, gene wilder would delight with no regrets. >> i wouldn't change anything. >> reporter: john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. coming up on the "morning news" election breach. state voters election system targeted by hackers. and talk about a close call. a transit worker risks his life to save a person on the tracks
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♪ an eemotionally disturbed man who threw himself on a railroad track was yelling he just wanted to die. new york transit officer ortiz was having none of it. he pulled the man to safety just seconds before the train. singer taylor twist reported for jury duty and hackers targeted online voting systems. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the wall street journal" reports a nationwide warning to voting officials about cyber attacks. the fbi is investigating attempts to breach election board data in arizona and illinois. investigators believe russian hackers may be responsible. officials say systems were not
compromised. >> the "washington post" reports that the supreme court is being asked to rule in a transgender bathroom case. a virginia school board wants the court to strike down a federal rule that lets students use bathrooms according to their gender identity. an appeals court backed a transgender team who sued the board. "the new york times" says the facekini ban. beach going women in asia can be seen wearing the colorful face masks to shield themselves from the sun. china's official communist newspaper criticized france for sending police after women wearing full-body swimsuits. and britain's "guardian" reports the dismissal of swift from a case in nashville. the district attorney's office said swift felt she could not be impartial because of her own impending sex assault case dense a man in denver. just ahead, making the skies
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underway here in new york city last night with the debut of a new roof over the arthur ashe stadium. tennis players and fans will no longer have to sit through rain delays during the final grand slam of the season. the $150 million roof took three years to build. on the "cbs moneywatch" chipotle faces a class action lawsuit. and a new ad celebrates the world's greatest friers. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, ar. banks rebound after a fed with a possible interest rate hike. the s&p rose 11, the nasdaq rose 13 points higher. nearly 10,000 former and current workers are suing clip potle for unpaid wages. they claim the chain made them work extra off-the-clock hours for pay. it's known as page interest.
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system with 1.7 billion users? that was the question yesterday when pope francis met facebook founder mark zuckerberg. the vatican says they talked about how communication technology might help to ease poverty. well, drones offer a new path into the sky but the government says there must still be ground rules. fred boswell reports on new pilot laws. >> i can actually make 100% living just with this guy here. >> reporter: lopez is a drone maker that uses drone for energy. >> this will help a lot of people in business. >> reporter: the new commercial rules are similar to the faa's regulations for hobbyists to pilot drones. the aircraft is less than 55 pounds, it must be registered may not fly higher than 4 feet, and the pilot must always be able to see it. they're also prohibited from flying at night or faster than 100 miles per hour. drone operators no longer need
to graduate flight school and get a pilot license. now they pass a written test to earn a two-year pilot registration. >> over the next two years commercial unmanned aircraft systems could generate more than $82 billion for the u.s. economy and by 2025 could be supporting as many as 100,000 new jobses. >> reporter: drones have been used from everything from inspected farmland to surveying damage to last week's earthquake in italy. >> aircraft truly have the potential to transform the way they fly. >> reporter:y ignored the faa'ss rules particularly with the pilot license. >> this is the first pilot license that the write brothers got. where we're going to go is to the moon, who nose. >> reporter: meaning amazon won't be delivering packages to your door step anytime soon. craig boss kehl, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning,"
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well, as kids head back to school, parents should think about the kind of backpack they use. recommendations from doctors. >> reporter: montgomery is getting ready to start fifth grade with a new backpack. his father was concerned about picking the right one. >> there's no doubt, once you put in even the lunch things or other things not even heavy books they're carrying a decent amount of weight. >> reporter: this one is designed to carry more weight and evenly distributed. the bag has more straps and compartments. about 5400 kids are treated each year for backpack injuries. many of them sprains and strains to the shoulders or low back. the pediatrician recommends kids
avoid messenger bags and two straps to distribute the load and make sure the bag is not too heavy. >> take the top weight with 10% as a good approximation. >> reporter: the american academy of pediatrics also suggests adjusting the backpack so the bottom has the weight and packing it properly. >> in the center of the backpack, pack it in the lower part of the backpack because it distributes the weight. >> reporter: jackson says he loves his new backpack. >> to carry books back and forth. >> reporter: and he's using one that he and his dad feel good about. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. here's another look at this morning's top stories. one of hillary clinton top it aides huma abedin says she is leaving her husband, former congressman anthony weiner after another sexting episode. and republican donor and afund-raiser meg whitman hits
the campaign trail today for hillary clinton. whitman meets with business leaders in denver. and tropical storm warnings are posted pour most of north carolina's outer banks. a tropical depression that is expected to gain strength is likely to make land fall later today. heavy arraign and flooding is predicted. another storm for florida's gulf coast. in the pacific, two hurricanes are headed for hawaii and may also pose a threat later this week. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," crowd control. how to keep the public safe. plus, we'll meet a judge who received a life saving kidney donation from another judge. and we talk to legend area author tom wolfe about his new book "the kingdom of speech." that is the "cbs morning news" for this morning. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. enjoy your day.
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. a shoot-out near the shore. bullets fly in atlantic city expressway -- expressway leaving one person dead, and a crime scene at a wawa. this morning, we've learned of charges filed in philadelphia, related to the case. >> also, new this morning, a man was shot and killed in the cobbs creek section of philadelphia. we'll tell you why police say where it happened may offer a huge clue. >> fire destroys a historic philadelphia church. now nearly 24 hours after flames errupted firefighters are still at the scene. well today is tuesday, august 30th, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. getting your day started with a check on weather and traffic. guess what? the whole team is back at