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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, october 17th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." donald trump is ramping up his rhetoric claiming the election is rigged while his running mate is trying to downplay the accusation. hillary clinton faces another wikileaks dump. the battle for mosul begins. iraqi troops backed by a u.s.-led coalition moves in to retake the iraqi-controlled city. rolling stones a rape on campus story lands the magazine in court today in a defamation lawsuit.
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. donald trump this morning there is anger following the bombing of a republican campaign office in north carolina. a new cbs news battleground tracker poll taken after the release of video where trump talks about groping women shows a dramatic shift in 13 states. hillary clinton is now ahead 46-40 points over trump. the clinton jump is due to a switch by women voters. clinton has gone from a five-point advantage to a 15-point lead. hena daniels is here in new york. hena, good morning. >> good morning. three weeks to election day, donald trump is taking his war of words with rival hillary clinton to a new level. connecting her for a weekend attack on the gop headquarters in north carolina. republican nominees campaign has been in a tailspin ever since
nine women leveled sexual assault allegations against him. offering no evidence, donald trump penned saturday night's fire bomb attack on the republican party headquarters in hillsborough to hillary clinton and her supporters tweeting, quote, animals representing clinton and dems in north carolina just firebombed the office, because we are winning. >> the couch, the chair. >> reporter: clinton also took to twitter calling the incident horrific and unacceptable. a swastika was spray painted outside of the building. the incident came as trump and his surrogate spent the week casting doubt on the u.s. election system. top trump adviser rudy giuliani claimed democrats could steal votes in inner cities. >> you want me to tell you i think the election in philadelphia and chicago is going to be fair?
i would have to be a moron to say that. >> reporter: mike pence was more cautious. >> we will absolutely accept the results of the election. >> reporter: clinton still faces challenges of her own as wikileaks continues to publish more e-mails at link to her campaign. the latest batch released yesterday showed clinton aides struggling to respond to the lgbt community after the democratic nominee praised nancy reagan last march for starting a national conversation about aids in the 1980s. activists have long criticized former president ronald reagan for his so-called slow response to the crisis. clinton immediately tweeted an apology after her initial remarks at nancy reagan's funeral. clinton is off the campaign trail today, while trump holds a fund-raiser in wisconsin. they will meet for their third and final debate this wednesday in las vegas. >> hena daniels in new york, thank you so much, hena.
coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk to gerald seib. this morning, the battle to retake mosul from isis is under way. mosul is the second largest city is located 225 miles northwest of baghdad. iraqi government troops and kurdish forces are backed by u.s.-led coalition air and ground support. mosul has been under isis control since june of 2014. it is the militant group's last major stronghold in iraq. secretary of state john kerry met with boris johnson yesterday in london and said the u.s. is considering more sanctions against syria. the west has accused syria and russia of bombing hospitals, killing civilians and preventing medical evaluations have gone the syrian civil war. a storm that hit the pacific northwest turned out to be less
trouble than anticipated. the storm was forecast to be one of the worst in recent history. this morning weather forecasters are taking some heat but the high wind did knock out power to thousands. ben tracy has our report. >> reporter: the winds were strong enough to topple trees and power lines. leaving tens of thousands without power and a big mess to clean up. when this fast moving storm hit seattle, it turned up puget sound with wind gusts 40 miles pr hour but it is the pacific northwest and even this storm did not stop people from coming out to take a look. heidi's daughter kia was riding out the storm in singular style. what are you doing out here? why are you not at home? >> we wanted to come out and do some storm watching. >> reporter: you're definitely watching a storm and it's hitting you in the face. >> yes, it is.
very salty. >> reporter: this massive storm system, fueled by the remnants of a powerful pacific typhoon, could have been much worse. it weakened unexpectedly and tracked west, sparing seattle the worst winds. the national weather service and some local meteorologists are taking some heat for overhyping the storm, but if it's house that a tree ends up on, you probably think the storm was plenty powerful. ben tracy, cbs news, in washington. a wildfire that destroyed 22 homes in nevada is 10% contained this morning. heavy rain is helping control the flames but creating a new concern, flooding and landslides. some mandatory evacuations remain in place and at least 17 other buildings were also damaged. a defamation trial against rolling stone magazine over its story about a brutal gang rape
at the university of virginia is scheduled to begin today. the story about a woman being gang raped during a fraternity niche initiation was two years ago. they charge her different from the alleged victim's plight. she is suing for 7.8 million. the police found no evidence to back up the rape allegations. "rolling stone" retracted the story last year. a member of the u.s. navy faces manslaughter and dui charges. the truck fell 60 feet into a motorcycle rally and festival below on saturday. four people were killed and nine others were injured. richard spolio, who is stationed at the naval base in coronado island was in the truck and he remains hospitalized with serious injuries. in nigeria, most of the 21 kidnapped schoolgirls freed by boko haram were reunited with their parents.
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global trade. for the week, the dow lost 99 points. s&p down 20 and nasdaq finished the week 77 points lower. the federal deficit increased for the first time since 2006. spending exceeded revenue by 587 billion dollars for the fiscal year that just ended. a growing number of medicare, medicaid and social security recipients increased. the obama administration lifted on cigars. americans traveling to cuba can bring home unlimited amounts of cigars and alcohol. they had been prevented from bringing home cuban cigars even if bought in other countries. the u.s. still prohibits the sale of cuban cigars in this country. ben affleck's new thrill "the accountant" topped the box office this week. he plays a mathematician and makes his living as an
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. one victim of new jersey's recent bear hunt is sparking a social media outcry. jamie yuccas explains why animal lovers are so upset about the death of petals. >> reporter: petal, the black bear, first became an internet sensation two years ago. seen here wandering almost human-like through northern new jersey neighborhoods. he had injuries to his paws so wildlife expert believe he spent very little time on all fours. petals was often captured on camera but animal rights activists say a more violent
shot likely ended his life, one with a bow and arrow. during last week's black bear hunt. >> horrible. >> reporter: chris box often saw him in the neighborhood. >> he was an innocent bear minding his own business and searching for food and never got into trouble or never harmed anybody. and you have this idiot who tracked him to hunt him, to kill him. >> reporter: people also expressed their outrage on a facebook page dedicated to petals. debbie mitchell writes, this is just cruel. someone hunting a handicapped bear that people enjoyed seeing. what is wrong with people? some are making death threats against whoever may have killed the bear. a hunter has not been named. new jersey fish and wildlife officials say they may never be able to make a positive identification on the bear believed to be petals because he had never been tagged by the agency. a petition to stop the new jersey black bear hunt had more than 24,000 signatures. jamie yuccas, cbs news.
some bills fans voiced their displeasure with colin kaepernick's national anthem protest yesterday. he and two san francisco teammates took to one knee during the song before sunday's game in buffalo. despite the booing, kaepernick said he sensed some support. >> you know, i had some bills fans before the game come up and say they support me so i think it all defends on who the person is. >> it was kaepernick's first start at quarterback this season, but it didn't end well. the bills beat the niners 45-16. and baseball strategy gets simple when you have the planet's best pitcher on your side. dodgers lefty clayton kershaw shut down the cubs yesterday in chicago to give los angeles a 1-0 victory. that tied the national league pennant series at a game apiece as they head to l.a. for game three tomorrow night.
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well, in italy, ancient monuments and artifacts destroyed by isis in iraq and syria are rising from the ashes with the help of modern technology. seth doane reports from rome. >> reporter: a human-headed bull destroyed in iraq, along with this temple ceiling lost in syria are among the monuments that have been reimagined, reconstructed and put on display in rome. this is exactly as we would have seen it before isis destroyed it? >> absolutely. it doesn't exist any more. >> reporter: fran chess ko rutali, rome's former mayor, was behind the effort to research and rebuild monuments destroyed by isis. three italian firms took on the
project to make life-sized replicas in plastic stone and plaster, using pictures and documents collected from iraq and syria. >> we want to demonstrate the reconstruction -- is necessary and possible. >> reporter: you can reconstruct but you can't bring back the original? >> absolutely not. the last word is the word of terrorists. >> reporter: they are on display in rome's coliseum, a fitting place, rutali says. >> because it is a place of triumph and tragedies. >> reporter: what did you think when they came to you with this idea? it's a wonderful thing, ivano told us. he owns arta idea which generally indicators to museum sets, not museums. he showed us the high tech 3d
printer they used to build the base of the re-creation of the 4,000-year-old archives of ebla destroyed in syria and how they recreated tablets in plaster, working from copies. is there greater responsibility to make sure you get this right? people are looking at this as a piece of history. that's true, this is not cinema and we pay much more attention, ratali acknowledged. this is a huge responsibility. there are art historians, purists who say you shouldn't be doing this. >> we don't want to repeat what happened in bama, afghanistan. >> reporter: that is where in 2001 the taliban destroyed buddhist statues from the sixth century. >> and 15 years later, it's still a bill hole in a mountain. >> reporter: rutali says his work is about as much displaying
history, as it is fighting back against those who tried to destroy it. seth doane, cbs news, rome. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the latest from iraq on the launch of military operations to retake mosul from isis. plus a look at how donald trump's presidential bid is impacting his travel business. that is the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
"eyewitness news" this morning begins with breaking news, i76 shutdown right now following a crash involving a beer truck. meisha has the details and the detours as you head out the door. >> and the clock is ticking for the possible septa strike that could cause some big problems for your commute. the timetable for the strike and the latest on negotiations. >> eagles nation not happy after washington delivers a tough loss at fed ex field. how fans are dealing with the second lost in a row and what about the rest of the season? today is monday being october 17th, good morning, i'm joe holden. >> i'm rahel solomon. jim and brooke are off today. katie off today, too, we'll check in in with justin for a check of the forecast. meisha, problem on i76? >> this is not good. >> this will slow us down. detami