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later this coming week. or even next weekend. reena. >> thank you, craig. creepy clown sightings across the country. no laughing matter. there are concerns the trend will grow as halloween approaches. here is jamie yuccas, a trend speaking the nation. creepy clown sightings threatening school districts. police and homeland security are investigating scary instagram posts in philadelphia. the posts from over the weekend all use the word clown. some even talk about blowing up schools. the unusual reports started surfacing back in august. in greenville, south carolina. >> right there that tree back there. children told police that clowns tried luring them into woods offering money. since send sightings keep increasing. on new york long island, social media threats from anonymous clown accounts kept elementary children inside during recess. >> second clown, guess he was kneeling. parent ma'lik owens. >> nobody knows how to defend, we don't know if it is a prank
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or trying to harm people. >> reporter: police are using social media to track down costumed offenders. in lagrange, georgia, police posted issuing warrants for four people making terrorististic threats and disrupting public schools. in kentucky this young man was arrested for trying to scare people in a ditch. police have arrested at least 12 people across the united states. for participating in menacing stunts, or making false reports. in houston, texas this instagram post shows clowns threatening to kidnap students or kill teachers. parent rochelle hudson. >> this would make me drive my daughter to and from school. for many one who thinks this is funny. police say there is at least one deadly incident linked to a clown hoax. in reading, pennsylvania, a 16-year-old was stabbed to death in a dispute and he was wearing a clown mask. reena, a 29-year-old faces first degree murder charges in the case. >> i can see why parent are concerned. thank you. >> officials in southern
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california say people should be on heightened alert until tuesday for increased possibility of a major earthquake. the warning follows a swarm of small earthquakes last week. beneath the salton sea, in california, on the san andreas fault which hasn't ruptured in 300 years. former president, jimmy carter turned 92 this weekend. 39th president, nobel peace prize winner celebrated in plains georgia, where he was born, october 1, 1924. last march. carter announced he completed cancer treatments for melanoma which had spread to his brain. carter and wife rosalynn, recently celebrated their 70th anniversary. this morning the former president, well he taught sunday school. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back.
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townville, south carolina is recovering after the death of a 6-year-old boy. he was gunned down wednesday at a school playground. a 14-year-old boy is under arrest. here's meg oliver. >> jacob was an angel that was brought to this earth to show love, show kindness, and show forgiveness. >> renee hall says 6-year-old son jacob loved school, church and playing super heroes. >> he said you know what i have a secret. i said what's that baby. he said i have superpowers. he said i'm cat boy. at night when you and mommy and daddy are sleeping, i go out and i save the town. but no one could save jacob. the little boy with the precious smile died saturday. three days after he was shot at school. >> what happened to jacob, jacob forgives already.
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he is in heaven smiling down at us. he is asking his mommy to be able to be strong to forgive like he would have. >> rebecca: jacob's kindergarten class was going out for recess last wednesday when police say a 14-year-old boy opened fire. a bullet him a main artery in jacob's leg causing him to lose a massive amount of blood. >> i especially want to thank jacob's teacher, ms. holingsworth put her life in danger to get my baby to safety. jacob's death marks the first child killed at school since the sandy hook school shooting in 2012. >> reporter: the sandy hook promise team released this statement. we know firsthand the anguish his friends, family, teachers and classmates are facing. this didn't have to happen. it should not have happened. we are deeply saddened to add townville and any town to the growing list of american communities forever touched by gun violence. >> thank you for praying for my baby and putting love in your heart. thank you.
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thank you. the 14-year-old suspect was charged as a juvenile friday. for murdering his own father before the shooting at school and three counts of attempted murder. that will now change with the death of jacob. >> just feel for the community, meg. what about the school where he was shot? >> the school open until thursday. in the meantime, the townville fire department are trying to collect enough stuffed animals to hand out when they return to school thursday. >> what a nice touch. thank you for the report. new developments into the investigation of a deadly crash of a commuter train in hoboken, new jersey. across the river from manhattan. one person was killed and more than 100 others were injured thursday. when the train smashed through a wall at the station. here is transportation correspondent, kris van cleave. >> national transportation safety board investigators were able to get limited access to the crash site. but say the data recorder
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recovered from the rear of the new jersey transit train was not functioning. ntsb vice chair. >> the locomotive was built in the mid 1990s. it is likely that it is a newer event data recorder. in the lead, in the lead passenger car, the controlling car. we are hopeful that -- that will have information that will be functioning. >> should it have been in working order? >> event data recorders when they're not working are usually replaced. >> engineer thomas gallagher told investigators he does not remember the crash. >> he says he looked at his watch. noticed the train was 6 minutes late, arriving at hoboken. he said that when he checked the speedometer, he was operating at 10 miles per hour, when entering the station track. >> reporter: federal regulators issued a deep audit of the railroad in june turning up dozens of safety violations. new jersey transit trains involved in 164 accidents, reported to regulators since 2011, resulting in $6 million in
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damage to tracks and equipment. during that time the transit authority has settled 183 safety violations including employee drug and alcohol use, operating procedures and safety standards. the clean-up and repair work at the accident scene here in hoboken will continue around the clock, investigators don't know when they'll be able to access that second data recorder. reena. >> thank you, chris. >> this weekend, pope francis set out to promote peace and interfaith harmony in the former soviet nations of georgia and azerbaijan. seth doane tells us about the pope's trip. >> reporter: during his visit to the majority muslim nation of azerbaijan today, the pope visited a mosque where he said -- from this highly symbolic place, a heartfelt cry rises up once again. no more violence in the name of god. azerbaijan has a tiny catholic population but the vatican sees the country as religious
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tolerance. you are a little flock, the pontiff said, precious in god's eyes. on saturday, in georgia, one of the world's oldest christian nations which is majority orthodox in an effort to display religious harmony was overshadowed by the sparsely attended mass. a delegation representing the georgian orthodox church skipped and in an impromptu remark, the pope talked of a global war against traditional marriage blaming gender theory. one's ability to choose their own gender as a threat to marriage. he also took aim at divorce. in a lighter moment, disabled dancers performed for the pope. giving him a chance to step back and watch others choreography. a brief break from his own three day cultural and diplomatic dance. seth doane, cbs news, rome. >> coming up, a powerful new exhibit lets people experience what it is like to walk in a refugee's shoes.
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a new traveling exhibit opened this weekend on the national mall in washington. it is called forced from home. it shows what it is like to walk in a refugee's shoes. >> reporter: imagine having to run from your home with just a few of your things. a small boat might be your only way to safety. a crowded tent might become your only shelter. for more than 65 million people around the world who are refugees and displaced, this is reality. >> this is a daily usage for an american.
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what they would use. and this is when you are a refugee. the doctor is a humanitarian aid worker for doctors without borders. he is also a tour guide for an interactive exhibit called forced from home. >> are they surprised to find out you are a refugee? >> definitely. a refugee can be any one. come from different background. they can be doctors, engineers. dancers. he fled iraq as a teenager. eventually ending up in tunis where he became an aid worker for the organization. and helping people in the same camp where he was a refugee. >> i think it is easy for americans to feel like this is far away and not a problem. director of doctors without borders. he says the refugee crisis is
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the worst it has been since world war ii. >> the reality is it is a very serious problem for many people. and with this exhibit we are trying to close the distance. they can understand that they're put in the shoes of some one who has to flee their home. >> when visitors start the hour-long tour they can bring five items with them. along their journey they have to give up those things. one by one. as refugees often must do. at the end of the exhibit, visitors can put on these virtual reality head sets, and immerse themselves in the stories of refugees and the countries they're in. denise torres visited the traveling exhibit in new york. it will be in four other cities through november. >> read about stuff and hear about it. i think having an is myrrh sieve experience and meeting people who work with it every day is important. >> we are people like them. we have the dreams. and we have -- compassion and we want to, to contribute to society or we are trying to contribute to fellow humans. >> through this experience, give people a deeper understanding of what it is look to be forced from home. well, another powerful new exhibit opens saturday at george washington's mt. vernon estate in virginia. it pays tributes to slaves owned by the nation's first president. washington's views about slavery changed as he got older. in his will, washington freed the slaves who worked for him. the exhibit called lives bound together includes 150 artifacts. up next, last call for two sports broadcasting legends.
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when the team was in brooklyn. vince scully's final game in san francisco, home to his favorite childhood team, the giants. also retiring, dick enberg, voice of the san diego padres in recent years. final game was in arizona today. >> the great dick enberg calling his final baseball game on padres tv. enberg's profession name broadcasting career spanned nearly 50 years. and several sports. for cbs enberg covered nfl football, college basketball, u.s. open tennis and pga golf. dick enberg is 81. congratulations to mr. enberg and mr. scully. still ahead, silicon valley serves up robo-pizza. that's right. it's made by robots.
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finally tonight in the emerging age of drone deliveries and driverless cars, technology brings us robo pizza. carter evans shows us how silicon valley is reinventing the pie. >> reporter: this kitchen where technology and the culinary arts collides. humans and robots work side by side at zoom pizza in mountain view, california. >> go ahead and place your order. hear that bell. >> that's my pizza. >> that's your pizza. >> veteran owner, founded delivery only pizza company with alex garden, former president of online gaming company zanga. >> i saw an opportunity to go after the $40 billion domestic delivery pizza market. >> reporter: they say they're able to do it cheaper than
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competition with help from especially designed robots like bruno who lifts the pizza into the oven. these robots pour tomato sauce and spread it. a human puts on toppings. >> a step that will be automated in march next year. >> what happens to his job? >> noelle will help us open the next facility in san jose. >> not worried about losing your job? >> no. >> absolutely not. >> reporter: the company is committed to using robot for repetitive mundane tasks to move the kitchen staff into the front office and shift focus to what zume pizza considers marquee innovation. this is a giant pizza truck. >> biggest ever made. >> a truck with 50 ovens that cooks pizzas while they're out for delivery using special software. >> when we are certain that you're just the number of minutes away from arriving for that particular cooking for that type of pizza. ovens switch on.
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>> wow. >> amazing. >> reporter: the truck is making test runs right now. but delivering robotic made pizzas for months the traditional way. >> honestly tastes pretty good. i had it once before. ingredients are all pretty good. i don't feel like crap after eating it. it comes fast. >> reporter: zume can invest some money using robots to buy better ingredients. that's really good. >> pretty good, hey. >> it is going to be 170 calories a slice versus competitor at 320 calories a slice. >> reporter: almost half the calories. >> half calories, half fat, half cholesterol. >> same price. you made it with robots. a awe. >> that's right. >> reporter: a technical triumph any way you slice it. carter evans, cbs news, mountain view, california. >> plans to eventually spread around the globe. that's the overnight news for monday. for some the news continues. for others check back later for the morning news, and "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center here in new york city, i'm reena ninan.
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welcome to the "overnight news." i'm reena ninan. donald trump is under increasing pressure to release most recent tax returns. after the latest bombshell on the campaign trail. "the new york times" sent copies of trump's state tax returns from 1995. they show him claiming a nearly billion dollar loss due to the failure of his atlantic city casinos. his airline and hotel he bought in manhattan. by pushing that loss forward, trump may not have paid any federal taxes for up to 18 years. errol barnett has more. >> perfectly legal application of the tax code. and, he would have been a fool not to take advantage of it. it changes. the reality. >> a genius? >> absolute genius. >> no one has shown more genius
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in the way to maneuver the tax code and to, rightfully use the laws to do that. >> reporter: the trump campaign pushed back on "the new york times" report claiming the billionaire businessman may have paid no federal income taxes for almost two decades. the paper cites trump's tax return from 1995 in which he claimed nearly $916 million in losses after several of his businesses went bankrupt. trump responded by tweeting -- i know our complex tax laws better than anyone who has ever run for president. his campaign released this statement. describing trump as a highly skilled businessman who has a fiduciary responsibility to pay no more tax than legally required. neither the candidate nor his campaign denied trump paid no federal income taxes for certain years. clinton campaign spokesman robbie mood. >> we talked about the rigged
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system out there. donald trump embodies that. >> saturday, trump continued the week long assault on clinton. >> here is a woman. she is supposed to fight all of these different things. and she can't make it 15 feet to her car. give me a break. give me a break. clinton's campaign raised $154 million in september. its best fund-raising month yet. trump is in virginia and colorado monday. reena. >> errol barnett. following the campaigns. issue of donald trump's taxes likely to take center stage tomorrow. when the vice presidential candidates meet for their only debate of the campaign season. john dickerson of face the nation recently spoke with mike pence and tim kaine. >> but i encouraged hillary to run for president in april of 2014. and i told her, don't believe
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any poll. you are trying to do something that has never been done. this thing will be close to the end. got to make our case every day. debates are a great way to do that. >> you mentioned virginia, first african-american governor of virginia, told you this, let's assume trump is the worst guy in the world. fine. what makes you better. you are not considered the worst. but you are right next to it. what is your response to that? >> again, we have got to make our case. there is a reason that we are doing well in virginia right now. because i think voters have looked at us and decided they really embrace our message. you know there is three pillars to the campaign. all under the stronger together banner. an economy that works for everybody. not just for a few. i think people embrace that over a dog eat dog or winner take all economy. we got to be safe in this world. but safety depend on building alliances not shredding them. a huge difference between hillary and donald trump.
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finally, this is really important. you have got to build a community of respect. the disrespectful language that donald trump uses about racial minorities, accusing the president of not being the united states citizen, immigrants. women. people who worship as muslims not who we are in virginia. i don't think those are the values of the american electorate. >> recently some u.s. military hit some syrian army by mistake. recently. donald trump said that they were the gang that couldn't shoot straight. is it wise for a future commander-in-chief to say about the military they're the gang that shouldn't shoot straight. >> when you look at the policies of this administration. >> he was talking about the people involved in the attack, sir, not the administration. >> well, i think what you are going to have in donald trump in a commander-in-chief, john, is some one who is going to speak boldly, have high expectations. we are going to rebuild the military in the country. provide them with the resources and training they need. to be able to defend our
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freedom. and -- and -- and, and prosecute the actions of the commander-in-chief calls on them to do. the contrast with this administration, where hillary clinton and barack obama made a decision to withdrawal all u.s. forces by the end of 2012 from iraq literally created the vacuum in which isis was able to overrun vast areas of iraq that have been hard won by the american soldier. on the other side, thinks that calling that out is disrespectful to the military. i have to tell you as a father of a united states marine, some one with veterans and military service personnel every day, out across this country. they, they long, they all long for commander-in-chief who will make the right investment whose will support our troops at home and abroad and have that in donald trump. >> my colleague, elaine quijano hosting tomorrow night's vice presidential debate. cbs news will have live coverage at 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> the investigation into the deadly commuter train crash in hoboken, new jersey last week turned up disturbing facts about the railroad.
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one person died more than 100 were hurt. and the station wrecked when a train barreled right into the station. at the time of the crash, new jersey transit was being audited by the federal railroad administration. kris van cleave reports. >> national transportation safety board investigators were able to get limited access to the crash site. say the data recorder, recovered from the rear of the new jersey transit train was not functioning. ntsb vice chair bela denzar. >> the locomotive was built in the mid 1990s. it is likely that they is a newer event data recorder. in the lead, in the lead passenger car, the controlling car. we are hopeful that -- that will have information that will be functioning. >> should it have been in workinged orrer? >> event data recorders when they're not working are usually replaced. >> engineer thomas gallagher told investigators he does not remember the crash.
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>> he said he looked at the watch. noticed the train was 6 minutes late, arriving at hoboken. when he checked the speedometer. he was operating at 10 miles an hour when entering the station track. >> regulators launched a deep audit of the railroad in june turning up dozens of safety violations. new jersey transit trains involved in 164 accidents reported to regulators since 2011 resulting in nearly 6 million dollars in damage to tracks and equipment. during that type, the transit authority has settled 183 safety violations including employee drug and alcohol use, operating procedures and safety standards. the clean-up and repair work at the accident scene here in hoboken will continue around the clock. but investigators don't know when they'll be able to access the second data recorder. reena. >> thank you, chris. the cbs "overnight news" will be right back.
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syria's military command is again calling on rebels to lay done their arms and evacuate the contested city of aleppo. the syrian army has been slowly closing the noose around rebel held parts of the city with 275 civilians trapped inside. the european union offering aid convoys but that may be too little too late. elizabeth palmer reports. >> reporter: for nearly two weeks it has been like this. russian and syrian war planes and artillery pounding eastern aleppo. they're targeting islamic fights who control much of this side of the city. at least that's what the russians and syrians say. but can their aim really be this bad? one after another civilian targets have been hit. a bakery.
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the vat of dough still rising. people's homes. and two of east aleppo's remaining hospitals which has left doctors utterly overwhelmed. rarely have conditions been this bad says dr. rick brennan of the world health organization. >> children and other civilians are being treated on the floor in corridors. there aren't enough intensive care beds. four children died in the last few days. because the intensive care unit in one of the hospitals was formed. >> reporter: in the last 4 hours there has been ground fighting. as iraqi and iranian militias joined assad's depleted army. but there is no reason to think they're going to retake eastern aleppo any time soon. which simply puts terrified civilians trapped in the city in the line of even more fire. the bombing this week does look
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like a deliberate campaign of terror to force civilians to flee. the united nations certainly didn't pull its punches it called it a war crime.
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it was followed by deep waterhorizon. magnificent seven. all three may end up making more money in china which is expect the to become the biggest film market in the world in the next two years. holly williams has a story for "60 minutes." >> in the remote hills of eastern china, this is a magic kingdom. but not even walt disney could have dreamed up. it is called the the world studios and at over 7,000 acres the largest film lot on the planet. a palace for every dynasty. a village for every era. where some of the biggest movies in china have been fill filmed over the last two decades. these sets aren't flimsy facades. but full-scale brick and mortar replicas of china's imperial
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past. and when the film's wrap, a brief silence. before the sets are flooded by 15 million tourists who visit every year. it is all the domain of a one-time farmer who realized his fields were fertile ground for a new industry. permission is hardly ever granted to film in the real forbidden city. china's iconic landmark. so he built his own. it took several hundred years to build the real forbidden city. it took you five years to build this one. and you made the whole thing from cement? xu got the idea for this place 20 years ago after a visit to hollywood. movies weren't big business in china back then. but he spent $1 billion gambling on their growth. >> do you feel a bit like an emperor when you come here? no. you are just an ordinary guy.
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>> reporter: an ordinary guy whose empire hosts 30 productions every day. as the film crews compete for space with tourists. who crowd the sets, straining to get a glimpse of the stars. when the cameras start rolling, movie magic. the movie business is booming across china. shopping malls have popped up everywhere. and with them, theaters. 22 new movie screens open every day. that's right. every day. >> what now? >> reporter: in the last five years, box office receipts have grown a staggering 350%. it has created a kind of mass hysteria, something china has never seen before. star culture. described as china's angelina jolie. >> it feels as if the movie
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industry here in china is getting more and more like hollywood. >> the speed of the development, you can't imagine. even for us. >> reporter: it is changing so quickly. >> so quickly. you don't even receive act. it already changed. >> reporter: and transformed into a multibillion dollar industry. chinese studios, produce over 600 features a year. action movies. sci-fi. thrillers. behind them is a group of pioneering movie moguls. like dennis wang. he once worked as a chinese food delivery man in new york. and is now chairman of the largest studios in the country. the movie business has made him a billionaire. a capitalist with chinese characteristics. last year he spent $30 million on a picasso which he keeps in his pocket and in one of his other homes.
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so that is the picasso. and you bought it from the, the goldwyn family who owned the mgm studios in hollywood. so not so much a passing of the torch, it is a passing of the picasso. the biggest prize isn't picassos. but hollywood itself. this year, a chinese company, purchased a hollywood studio for $3.5 billion. others have been investing in multimovie production deals with american companies to make films for the global market. >> you are going to use hollywood directors. hollywood stars. to make english language films to compete with hollywood. and make global block busters? >> yes. i think we will be doing it in the next one or two years. maybe in five years we will be doing it really well. >> in five years? you will be competing with hollywood? >> i think we can do it. >> reporter: even though china's
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economy slumped in the last year. dennis' brother james, the company ceo says the movie business is recession proof. when the economy is weak, the movie business does really well. when times are bad, people go to the movies and feel happy. and it doesn't cost them much money. >> reporter: the bad times actually could be, could be good for the film industry? >> translator: in the last 20 years, the biggest box office earners have come out when the economy is bad. it is interesting. the sheer size of the chinese market has hollywood salivating. and desperate to get in on the action. dede is an american film producer who spent the last 20 years make movies in china. >> to dave you sit in a green light meeting in a hollywood studio at any of the studios at any of the major six studios,
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china is part of every green light discussion. >> reporter: they're wondering will chinese awed -- will chinese audiences like this film? >> they have to. they have to. often times the chinese box office is larger than the u.s. box office for the big blockbuster films. >> reporter: block busters like "transformers 4." >> there remains a price on my head. >> reporter: which made $300 million in china, partly filmed there and co-stars. the chinese government has a quota system. allows 34 foreign fill films into the country every year. to get around the rule hollywood has been co-producing movies in china with local studios. kung fu panda 3 animated in california and shanghai at the same time. >> i lost my father. >> i'm very sorry. >> and co-produced by dreamworks and spin-off oriental dreamworks.
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then ceo james fong showed us how they were tailoring the movie for both audiences. >> what we have done is we are reanimating everything around the mouth and throat. when you look at a -- a chinese version of the movie. >> you no longer have a -- a misalignment between the voices and the lip movement. >> so in the chinese version, they look as if they're speaking in chinese. where as in the u.s. version, they look as if they're speaking english. >> the squadron will take here on my signal. >> has this ever been done before? >> this has never been done before. >> for years the only movies any one could watch in china were communist propaganda. revolutionary heroes, patriotic peasants, and guerrilla soldiers. those who strayed too far from the party line were thrown in jail or worse.
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as a teenager, filmmaker, was pressured to denounce his own father. also a director. as an enemy of the state. i felt very guilt you. >> reporter: you were forced to do that by political process in china. you were only 14 years old. >> i still feel guilty. i had a choice. i had a choice. >> reporter: in the 90s after things had loosened up. he chose to make films critical of the regime. like farewell my concubine. earned two oscar nominations and tells the story of opera singers who were persecuted by communist henchmen. that movie helped put chinese film on the map. but today, chen one of china's most venerated filmmakers find it hard to keep up.
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>> reporter: it's become big business. >> exactly. >> reporter: chinese people. want to see popcorn movies, block busters? >> totally understandable. you know? they don't give a [ bleep ]. they just say, hey, we are here to watch a movie. >> reporter: there are generations that have grown up on china's booming consumer culture. and on the surface, their lifestyles look more and more like young people's in the west. prosperity has transformed china. it is no longer a closed communist country. but amidst all of this modernit ycht, the chinese government senses films and decides which ones can be shown in theaters. we asked to speak with the government officials who oversee the film industry here. but they declined to be interviewed. some things haven't changed. it is not easy filming anything in china. those were just private security guards. but when it comes to making movies, the government is
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involved in almost every step of the process. from deciding which movies get made to screening the fi
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a bicycle thief in oregon got a taste of cowboy justice. steve hartman found the story on the road. >> reporter: 28-year-old robert borba is the last of his kind. a real, honest to goodness, cow roping cowboy. robert works at a ranch outside eagle point oregon. we didn't come here to see his prowess in the cow corrals. we came here because of what he did recently amongst the cart corrals of this wal-mart parking lot. >> it happens so fast. >> reporter: few months ago robert moseyed to the wal-mart for dog food. and on the way out. he heard a woman screaming. stop him. stop him.
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he stole my bike. he stole my bike. i look around. then i see this guy go whizzing by on a bicycle. >> reporter: the security cams show there was no way to catch him on foot. so the cowboy did what cowboys do. he saddled up to save the day. armed with little more than a lasso. >> couple swings. i threw at him like a steer. >> reporter: he had to be blown away. what is going on. >> what you doing, man, you got a badge? no i don't have a badge, no. a lot of people were incredulous. >> reporter: the cavalry arrived moments later led by police officer chris adams. >> i looked up. from the horse, there was a rope connected to the ankle of the gentleman on the ground holding on to a tree. >> reporter: it is real? >> real. >> reporter: in fact a picture. on the left see the suspect on the ground. roped, tied like a steer headed for the pen.
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john wayne couldn't have done it any better. >> i would take him by my side any day. >> i told the cop, maybe you guys ought to pick up a rope. throw the gun away. might have better luck with it. he started laughing. >> reporter: what made you decide to take action in the first place. >> just figured the right thing to do. if it was my wife or my little girl. hope some body would help her if i wasn't around. >> reporter: heroes like cowboys are getting harder to find. especially modest ones. like robert. who want absolutely nothing in return. when it was over, police say all he asked for was his rope back. coiled it up. tipped his hat. and then rode off into the yellow logo sunset. steve hartman, on the road, in eagle point, oregon. that's the "overnight news" for this monday. for some of you the news continues.
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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, october 3rd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." donald trump's reported 916 million dollar tax write-off raises more questions about trump and the federal tax code. monster storm. very dangerous hurricane matthew moves through the caribbean with 130-mile-per-hour wins and reality tv star kim kardashian is allegedly held up by armed robbers in paris and millions of dollars in jewels were reportedly stolen. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news


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