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westbound day morning cbs-3 good morning it's tuesday, august 22nd, 2017. welcome to cbs this morning. president trump reverses his stance on afghanistan outlining a strategy that will require more u.s. troops but his prime time address to the nation included few details. the pentagon orders a temporary halt to navy ship operations around the world after the latest collision involving a december stroier. divers join the search for ten missing sailors and police in ohio want to know why a man ambushed and shot a judge in a dramatic shootout outside a courthouse. >> plus, millions of americans awe struck by the solar eclipse. unique perspectives from nasa
high above the earth. >> but a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> we are not nation building again. we are killing terrorists. >> the president rolls out his plan for afghanistan. >> afghanistan has been beating the tar out of invaders for thousands of years. the only answer is to step away and take our people out. >> president trump has the smarts to listen to his generals and take their advice rather than going the political way. >> later today the president will hold a rally in phoenix. the timing could not be worse. dozens of people are hurt after a train crash outside philadelphia. >> the navy is ordering a broad investigation after two major ship collisions in two months. ten sailors are still missing. >> we need to get to the the man suspected of driving his van into a crowd of people
in barcelona killing 13 people is now dead. >> a strong storm off the coast of italy. crews continue to rescue survivors. >> anger erupts at the first city council meeting following the deadly violence. >> a storm system hit kansas city hard. rivers and dams were inundated and floods were -- >> and he wins it on a walkoff bunt and throwing error. and all that matters -- >> it's gone. we're in darkness. >> you know what i see? nothing. absolutely nothing. >> i need more more than ever and if you only hold me tight. >> on cbs this morning. >> nobody in america enjoyed it more than fox news smith. >> a total eclipse of the -- bang. wow!
would you look at that? sa total eclipse of the sun. i have a total eclipse of the phone. that one is orange and this one is pink. kwha are they having, guys? >> total eclipse of the sun. >> can you feel it? welcome to cbs this morning. charlie rose is off. we're glad with margaret and bill are here or i'd be sitting at the table alone. president trump says he has a new strategy to fight the 16-year-old war in afghanistan. >> one way or another, these problems will be solved. i'm a problem solver and in the end, we will win. >> the president used a prime time speech last night to suggest more americans will be sent to the war zone. that's a big reversal from his
position as a candidate. >> mr. trump insisted his support is not open ended. major garrett is at the white house. >> reporter: for years donald trump told americans it was a waste of time but after months of discussion president trump will not only stay in afghanistan but increase the u.s. troop presence. there was talk but very few specifics and even fewer benchmarks. >> the american people are weary of war without victory. >> the president confided to a military audience and the nation that a complete withdrawal from afghanistan was a real option. >> my original instinct was to pull out and historically i like following my instincts.
but all my life i've heard that decisions are much different when you sit behind the desk in the oval office. >> reporter: president trump said he inherited a bad and very complex hand but the risks of abandoning afghanistan were too high. >> terrorists who slaughter innocent people will find no glory in this life or the next. they are nothing but thugs and criminals and predators and that's right, losers. >> reporter: mr. president complained about terror cells and he fretted about pakistan and india. >> pakistan gives safe haven to agents of chaos, violence and terror. the threat is worse because pakistan and india are two nuclear armed states. >> reporter: the president did not specify how many troops he
will send to afghanistan. advisors say the numbers could rise to 4,000, but with the fighting season expected to rise this fall their impact may not be seen until 2018. >> i will not say when we are going to attack, but attack we will. >> mr. trump walked a fine line between open ended commitment and a new deadline for withdrawal. >> we are not nation building again. we are killing terrorists. however, our commitment is not unlimited. and our support is not a blank check. >> nato nations are expected to provide more troops and a bit more financing. the white house said repeatedly this new strategy will be judged on its results not held to a time line but asked to describe what quote, wink wouning would like, one senior advisor said we
will know what progress looks like. the first combat troops were sent after the 9/11 attacks. the number now closer to 8,400 americans there. charlie has reported extensively on america's longest war and this morning he's in kabul with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. when you speak to afghan field commanders as we've done over the summer, they need a lot more u.s. forces. they need them in a hurry and they need them as close to the front lines as possible. in that regard the speech left a few unanswered questions. as far as the official reaction from kabul this morning, that came from the president who said in a statement, i'm grateful to president trump and the american people for his affirmation of support for our efforts to achieve self-reliance. the time we spent with u.s.
marines, they are a long way from self-reliance. 40% of the country has fallen to the taliban. they're heavily dependent on u.s. marines, many who fought for the territory they're standing over, that very soil where so many american forces lost their lives now under taliban control again. the taliban have weighed in too, saying they would continue their fight as long as a single american soldier remains on afghan soil. >> thank you. congressional republicans are applauding the new strategy for afghanistan. chairman john mccain called the president's plan a big step in the right direction. and a tv town hall meeting paul ryan said last night he was pleased with the decision. >> i think i heard a new trump strategy or a doctrine so to speak. principle real iechl is hism is
described it. i think it's important that we have a comprehensive doctrine that we apply. >> house minority leader said this plan raises in her words, serious questions. she called it an open ended commitment of american lives with no accountability to the american people. the navy announced that divers found remains in sealed compartments on a u.s. destroyer that hit an oil tanker early yesterday. they've been searching for ten sailors missing since the collision with u.s.s. john mccain. now the u.s. navy is temporarily suspending all ship operations worldwide. we're tracking development from beijing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. so the navy is taking what it's
called an operational pause. what they want to do is give their ship commanders a chance to work with their crews on team work after several incidents in training.c have called into >> a gaping hole in the side of another u.s. warship could be a sign of a bigger problem in the pacific. the u.s.s. john mccain suffered damage while it collided with a tanker in singapore. navy officials have not considered a looss of steering. >> we need to get to the bottom of this, so let's get to it. >> in a video, the chief of naval operations called for all u.s. navy ships worldwide to halt operations and review basic training. >> a more comprehensive review to ensure that we get at the
contributing factors, the root causes of these incidents. >> just two months ago another ship from the 7th fleet, the u.s.s. fitzgerald collided with a merchant ship off the coast of jap japan. on friday the captain was relieved of his duties and several other sailors were punished, a sign that mistakes were made. >> it does show there's some kind of issue on the deck of whether or not there are people that are qualified, whether they're certified and whether or not they are using all of the things at their disposal to make sure this doesn't happen again. >> there have now been four incidents involving ships from the p seventh fleet. a guided missile cruiser and another cruiser ran aground in tokyo bay. >> i think every commander will look at their specific units, evaluate the climate and make
changes in order to make that unit better. >> china is now taking advantage of these incidents with these u.s. navy ships. an editorial today said very bluntly that the u.s. navy is becoming a dangerous obstacle in asian waters and posing a threat to and a half gags. part of the reason china is saying this is because it opposes u.s. navy ships through waters it claims as its own. >> more than 40 people were hurt overnight when a cteutde philad. it happened just after midnight. the local transportation authority said the high speed train slammed into an empty parked train. at least four of those injuries are serious and one passenger described the moment of impact. >> my face hit the wall, put a big hole in the wall and i went straight down, i blacked out. it was loud and it hurt, but --
>> service delays are expected this morning. the cause is under investigation. they voted to drape the statues of robert e. lee in black fabric after chaos broke out at a city council meeting last night. the people screamed and chanted angry about how the city handled the rally ten days ago now. police removed several people from that meeting. counselors scrapped the rest of the agenda and agreed to hear 300 people speak. they later voted to cover the statues to honor the memory of heather heyer. trump's speech is expected to draw thousands of protesters and supporters. now, the president has been attedsiat odds with republican senators.
now the city's democratic presi delay the rally following the violence in charlottesville, virginia. carter evans is out at the convention center in phoenix with the president is due to speak. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. vice president pence is also expected to attend this campaign style rally tonight. now, arizona traditionally leans republican. local polling puts support for the president, his approval rating at about 42%. that is higher than the national average but there are going to be some protesters here tonight. they are already setting up here in the street. there are going to be at least six protests, the largest could draw about 3,000 people. >> i will assure you that we are well prepared. >> phoenix police chief is reassuring the city that local law enforcement is ready for president trump's downtown rally. but given the violence in charlottesville just ten days ago and current political
tension here in phoenix, the city's mayor says this is not the right time for this large scale political event. >> i believe the true intention is to really inflame people's passion to further divide the country and that's why i said the president should delay this trip to phoenix. >> a major concern says the president could use this rally to pardon the lawman awaiting sentencing of up to six months in jail after a federal judge found he broke the law when his office carried out traffic patrols that targeted immigrants. >> that would just put gasoline on that potential flame. that would be a really bad thing, not just for phoenix but for the entire united states. >> among a number of arizona politicians currently at odds with the president including some in his own party. >> it's a shell of a bill right now. >> it was arizona's republican senator john mccain who provided
the crucial no vote that doomed the trump administration's effort to repeal the affordable care act. >> if you just have, you know, erratic behavior un-moored from principle that's not a good combination. >> he called him weak on borders and crime and toxic while endorsing his opponent. >> there are going to be a lot of trump supporters here tonight. we've already seen some of them here since 3:00 a.m. but before he comes here the president will be in yuma, arizona to visit customs there. two women were killed, nearly 40 other people hurt when an earthquake hit a popular tourist island off the coast of italy. the quake struck about 20 miles from naples yesterday.
dramatic video shows rescuers pulling a baby out of the rubble. his brother rescued hours later. millions of americans are sharing stories and pictures this morning about the historic eclipse. photos captured the moment yesterday when the moon passed right in front of the sun. large crowds gathered coast to coast among the path of totality. we're in oregon where many visitors are still trying to get home. i saw you last night. you had a great view. >> reporter: i did. i had an excellent view and as you can see, people are packing up right now. this is home to 6,200 people but had planned to host 100,000. now, crowds at camp sites like this one slowly trickled in over several days but now that there is this mass exit the national guard has been called in to help out. >> oh, my gosh, there it goes.
>> from oregon all the way to charleston, south carolina. >> reporter: millions of americans looked up as darkness descended in the middle of the day. >> this is something that i will be dreaming about and thinking about for the rest of my life. >> reporter: crowds erupted in carbonda carbondale, illinois where the darkness lasted longer than anybody u anywhere else in the country. >> i'm so glad we got to see it. >> reporter: the moon's shadow swept across the country in 90 minutes. >> can you see the shadow? >> totality. >> reporter: the view rooked just as stunning from the air. >> it was just a spectacular event. daylight returning showed miles of traffic intersecting the eclipse's past.
grid lock extended to this airport in oregon where more than 400 planes were reportedly waiting to take off. but for many, the holdup did not overshadow nature's rare spectacle in the sky. >> actually getting to see one is nothing. >> so this is nothing. the traffic is nothing. >> if that's the price you got to pay, that's good. >> the next one is in 2024 and it will cover much of the eastern and central u.s. >> the path of totality. thank you. one of the best views of the eclipse came 50,000 feet above the ground. ahead, inside nasa's high altitude research to learn how the sun affects everything from cell phones to the power grid.
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news." good morning, i'm rahel solomon, a train crash at septa 69th street terminal in upper darby has injured 42 people. septa says all of the injured were on a train coming into the station at around 12:15 this morning, that hit an unoccupied train. transit agency says none of the injuries are thrive threatening, since treated and released. now weed over to matt peterson , matt, supposed to be hot out there? >> warm, humid dade, heat we haven't seen since the beginning of the month, that's how warm we will get. starting out very muggy across the area, that has allowed some fog to develop. so if you are traveling this morning, look for maybe the potential for some reduced visibility, you can see on the visibility map. looking at only about 3 miles of visibility in the philadelphia area. looking out to our
neighborhood network, not too bad. but then we do see some 70s out there, meisha, as well. >> all right, matt, thank you so much. still looking pretty busy in the worlds of travel, as well, so good morning, looking at accident here 422 eastbound at trooper. left lanes are compromised, kinds of squeezing by, there plus updates from the train accident earlier this morning, they're running every 20 minute, no express service, no bryn mawr trims, as well. plus, construction near harl ton route 70 westbound closed between hartford road and church or route 38 is your best bet, until around 7:30, rahel. >> meisha, thank you, next update 7:55, up next on cbs this morning, the cost of protecting president trump and the first family, i'm rahel solomon, good morning.
everybody watch including the first family. there you see president trump, and family watching the eclipse. they could be seen along with many cabinet members. it was very exciting to walk outside and be on the streets and everybody was looking up. >> nice to have a moment that unites people for a change. right? but the president did get a lot of attention for that balcony moment doing something everyone who breathes breath told him not to do. an aide can be heard yelling don't look when mr. trump glanced up to the sun without his glasses. take a listen.
the president ignored the warning, pointed skyward without any protection. headlines captured the spectacle of the commander in chief. >> and other headlines from around the globe. police in spain say the only remains fugitive in the terror cell that killedsa people in barcelona is now dead. the 22-year-old man was shot and killed by two officers in a vineyard. he had flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt. they have scientific everyday that the man was the driver in last week's van attack in barcelona. four other suspects were taken to court this morning. they're accused of being members of the same terror cell. police killed five other suspected terrorists. >> steve scalise made a surprise call to his colleagues. he called in from the hospital. in june, scalise was shot during
a congressional baseball practice. scalise opened discussion about spending bills. the los angeles times reports johnson and johnson was hit with a $417 million verdict in a talcum powder case. johnson and johnson was found liable yesterday in the case of a woman diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer. a jury said it failed to warn about the risk of using talcum products. more than 4,800 other cases are pending in the u.s. johnson and johnson said quote, we will appeal today's verdict because we are guided by the science which supports the safety of johnson's baby powder. bill cost cosby hired the lawyer who successfully defended michael jackson in his child molestation case. he will lead the legal team when
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16-year-old girl at a party in 2012. duncan is outside the courthouse with the latest on this. >> reporter: good morning. the courthouse remains closed today because of yesterday's shooting. officials say the suspect was waiting for the judge who had just parked his car and was walking down the side street and the gunman opened fire. >> this was just cold-blooded attempted murder on a judge. >> reporter: jefferson county sheriff says he has no doubt the shooting of the judge was an ambush. >> it's frustrating when i see this man get right up on a judge and after he shoots him he shoves the judge on the ground. that's very frustrating. >> reporter: prosecutors say richmond and the judge who was armed fired their weapons about five times each. a probation officer near the judge also shot richmond.
>> if there wasn't a probation officer this gentleman would have kept on shooting till he killed the judge. >> he was convicted in a high profile rape case in 2013. >> he felt he hadn't done anything wrong. >> he and another football player were accused of sexually assaulting an unconscious 16-year-old girl at a party in 2012. the judge oversaw the grand jury in the case, but stepped aside because he said he thought it was necessary to appoint a judge from outside of steubenville. still looking for a motive in the shooting. >> there's no reason to believe there's any connection whatsoever between richmond and the action of his father today. >> the judge was also overseeing a wrongful death suit filed by the alleged gunman against the housing authority. the suit was on behalf of his mother's estate after she died in a fire in april. a hearing was scheduled for
august 28th. >> it's too early for us to tell whether there was any connection between that lawsuit and the incident that happened this morning. >> reporter: now, the judge did undergo emergency surgery. he expected to survive. police say there was another man in the car with richmond when he arrived here. that man is now being questioned by police. >> thank you. the secret service faces a cash crunch as it protects 18 members of the president's family. the agency says it will reach salary and overtimecaps at the end of the month of september. we're in washington with how that agency is calling on lawmakers for help. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the secret service is asking congress to raise the combined salary and overtime cap for agents by nearly $30,000 a year for the remainder of president trump's first term. but even if that kind of proposal would pass nearly 130
veteran agents would not be fully compensated for the hundreds of hours already worked. in the first seven months the secret service has been so busy that hundreds of agents will hit their maximum pay and not be eligible for overtime. in a statement, the director admitted that roughly 1,100 employees will work overtime hours in excess of the statutory pacaps. mr. trump's presidency has also stretched the secret service's budget because of travel and more protectees. under president trump the number has risen to 42 and that includes 18 members of the president's family. for example in june, mr. trump's daughter tiffany traveled to berlin with her boyfriend. a secret service detail went with her at a cost of more than $22,000. secret service detail have also
shadowed trip to overseas. they've topped at least $200,000. the secret service has also spent $64,000 to inspect elevators at trump tower and golf cart rentals at trump properties. >> these type of problems with the budget have existed for decades. >> now we're seeing because of travel, they are not only running out of overtime money, but they're also quality of life is taking a big hit. >> the secret service insists that agents are being paid and security has not been compromised but the overtime issue isn't going to be solved until congress passes a permanent fix. >> the future of police body cameras could look just like your cell phone. ahead a look at the new technology and the sister company to google that helped develop it. >> plus how nasa scientists
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passengers on board an alaska airlines jet were among the first witness to solar eclipse. they saw it over 35,000 feet over the pacific ocean. scientists gained a great deal of information flying high above the earth. time lapse video captured the total eclipse from the ground. you can see the disappear into darkness. we're at the adventure science center. good morning. >> reporter: you're not going to believe what happened here. yesterday right at the moment when the moon was about to swallow the sun, at that exact moment, the clouds moved in and
blocked, ruined that moment of totality for the people who were here watching. the only way to beat that really would be to get above it and that's exactly where nasa was. >> you ready? >> yes, i am. >> reporter: a pair of nasa plans flew in tandem yesterday on a research mission to unlock the secrets of the sun. their precise cameras attached to the nose of each claim captured 29,000 photographs as the sun and moon moved into totality. to do it nasa pilots chased it at 50,000 feet above missouri, illinois, kentucky and tennessee. >> they had to be in the shadow together for about ten seconds. >> for scientists the results felt like sweet victory. >> they were able to chase a solar eclipse going 450 miles an hour spaced 70 miles apart and they hit their marks within
seconds of one another so that we could get 7 and a half minutes of totality compared to only two minutes, 40 seconds for someone standing on the ground. >> flying in this plane requires a lot of training. >> we met in houston two weeks ago where nasa's team hopes to learn about how energy is transferred from inside of the sun to its hotter outer corona. >> our results will lead to a better understanding of the koro that which will lead to a better understanding of flares and mass ejections. >> which affects the public how? >> they can cause blackouts of communications. it can cause power outages by knocking out power grids. >> reporter: there was plenty of wonder too. this is the moon's shadow and that tiny speck flying across the sun is the international space station. >> all of a sudden this huge black shadow was going across
the earth. >> reporter: the six engineers on board of the uss had views out of this world. >> the hope is that this eclipse inspired a whole new generation to have an appreciation and maybe even a love for science and nature. >> we have a treasure trove of scientific data that nobody else has right now. our pilots and our equipment operators hit those marks bull's eye. >> the pilots told me you could actually start to see the curvature of the earth and bill, the planet best view for those scientists and by the way, not everything worked perfectly. when the planes got up to that altitude, satellites went out. they couldn't see anything on the ground and then like magic it all came together. >> clouds adding drama. thanks for that. and scientists also called on citizens for help. to learn as much as possible from the big solar event.
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>> live from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news ". >> good morning, i'm jim donovan, crash involving two septa trains has injured 42 people. it happened overnight at the 69th street terminal in upper darby, the transit agency says a train heading into the station hit a park empty train septa says there are no life threatening injuries, the conductor, some of the passengers have, been treated and released, the crash is under investigation. let's sends it over to matt. >> good morning, everyone, waking up warm, muggy across the delaware valley, tan will remain that way throughout the afternoon. check out these temperatures, 70s already, for many of us, 77 in philly, the dew point, 74, 60s, 70s, out there, and with heat index values pushing into the triple digits, heat advisory in effect from 1:00
to 8:00 today. we go with high temperature later this afternoon shall meisha, 93 weather that's right up your al. >> i oh, i love that, matt, 93 sounds good to me, thank you so much. but i know a lot of you like the 70s, and and they're coming to you for. that will outside we did have accident 422 at trooper cleared, but still, some major back up in that area, plus we have an accident here, 42 northbound at 295, left lane compromised, another accident cleared past business route one, jim, back to you. >> thank you shall meisha. next update 8:25, coming up this morning, the technology behind new cell phone based body cameras for the new jersey police, i'm jim donovan , make it a great day.
it's tuesday, august 22nd. welcome back to cbs this morning. a closer look at president trump's new plan for afghanistan. we'll talk to the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and how restaurants create logos and music so you will keep coming back to eat. but first here's today's eye opener. >> the president used a prime time speech to suggest more americans will be sent to the war zone. >> pakistan's welcome mat to terror groups but very few specifics. >> they'll tell you they need a lot more u.s. forces and as close to the front lines as possible. >> and vice president pence is
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can just call me gayle king. charlie is off. norah is on assignment but we have everything covered. president trump is changing his mind on afghanistan and sending more troops to fight america's longest war. in a prime time address he laid out his new strategy for the war that began after 9/11, 1s >> diplomatic sources tell me that there will likely be upw d upwards of 4,000 additional troops. he is not writing a blank check for the war but he insisted the u.s. needs to remain there to prevent afghanistan from falling into the wrong hands again. >> a hasty withdrawal would create a vacuum that terrorists including isis and al qaeda would instantly fill just as happened before september 11th.
we are not nation building again. we are killing terrorists. >> major garrett is at the white house with the president's decision. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this decision took months and in that time the taliban grew stronger launching more attacks, gaining more territory, particularly in eastern afghanistan. as the president debated whether to stay in afghanistan and support what the white house calls a serious but still weak and at times corrupt central government in kabul. the president did consider leaving afghanistan entirely. also gave thought to sending private mercenaries but in the end the pentagon persuaded him to stay and add more u.s. troops. there is no exit plan. no timetable. and the white house cannot describe how to judge the effectiveness of this particular approach. saying only it will know what progress looks like when they see it. the president also stressed what he is not doing, no nation building, no blank check. the ultimate goal, a political
settlement with the taliban and the defeat of other terror groups. those are the same goals pursued by president obama and pakistan must stop being a safe hain for terror groups. the white house has implied it may impose more costs on pakistan either through sanctions or more targeted u.s. military strikes inside that country. >> thank you. republican senator paul a long time critic of u.s. military intervention is writing they have lost its purpose. it is time to come home now. at the very least congress should vote on it and i'll be leading the charge for no. lindsay graham praised his words last night. graham said if it came to a vote he would urge his colleagues to support it. >> i will fight senator paul
tooth and nail to make sure we don't lose an afghanistan like we did in iraq. it's exactly what president obama did in iraq. president trump has the smarts and the moral courage to listen to his generals and take their advice rather than going the political way and i'm so proud he did. >> graham said he believes the president would have bipartisan support. vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff during the obama administration, admiral, good morning. >> good morning, gayle. >> even before donald trump became a presidential candidate he was critical of the administration's handling of afghanistan and he certainly turned it up a knew notches but last night he said for the first time, when you sit at the desk in the oval office you are forced to make different and difficult decisions. what did you make of what appears to be a big change of heart for him? >> this was about the transition
from real and simple rhetoric on a campaign trail to sort of adult grownup national security problems and i give the president a little bit of credit for listening to the advisors. and he actually changed his mind. it was almost a stunning admission that he had changed his mind. it gave me the sense that there are some areas where he realizes that he's outflanked from expertise and he needs to listen to these people and i do think that he asked the right questions which is the president's responsibility to do. what are our security interests there versus what are the prices that we have to pay and at the end of the day he listened and reasonable way forward. >> a step in the right direction? >> i think it's a reasonable way forward. minor changes to existing policy to be honest with you, but a sustainable counterterrorist approach in afghanistan. >> but what does an additional
4,000 do that boots on the ground did not? would you advocate a full withdrawal at this point? >> no, i would not. i think the president was clear in the means that our ends to remain intact there. and that's to prevent an attack on this city. what he did was sort of fine tune the approach on the face of it percentage wise it's a 50% increase. it's only 4,000 troops which is a fairly modest increase. they will assist the security forces to enable them to handle this problem themselves. >> do you think this is really a korea like situation which is u.s. troops are just going to have to be there for the long haul? >> one of the characteristics of 21 century war which is there is no final end date. if you ask, you know, sort of what does victory mean in
afghanistan, you'd like for it to mean a nice stable afghan government, that it's not threatened by the taliban or terrorists but in fact, it's probably the end state would be there are no attacks conducted on that country from that nation. >> a commander once told me, you go to a high school in america and you ask how many of you are willing to day for their country and every hand goes up and how their county. and they're confused. you've got tribes to fight for a valley or a village but the idea of a cohesive country is foreign to 'em this. how does nation building -- i guess that's what happened to nation bie nation building? >> he turned around and talked about using all the elements of national power, helping them with the economy and having the end state where they can take care of themselves but he also made it clear that we're there to take out the terrorist threat
to defend this country. >> what are your points on pakistan because the obama administration really struggled with this too. >> of all our allies around the world, pakistan is one of the most difficult. in that south asian culture they will undermine you at the same time they support we both have interests in that region and sometimes pakistani interests are different than ours. there is no black or white with pakistan. you have to deal with it as it is and i think it's going to take a lot of diplomatic pressure. >> we didn't hear a lot about diplomacy last night. >> i think the real room is to make sure that our nato partners are on board which it sounds like that are and intense pressure on pakistan to step up a little bit more than they have been. >> well, we'll keep reporting on it. admiral, thank you for your analysis.
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instead of buying new cameras, police in jersey city will use their cell phones. we went to jersey city to find out how this first of a kind program will work. >> reporter: good morning. officers here in jersey city tried traditional body cameras three years ago but the software didn't work very well and the data storage was expensive. then he learned about a much cheaper option using something that's right in our pockets. when police officer prepares to go out on foot patrol he straps on his gear, which now includes a body camera in a cell phone. the police issued cell phone is set to a mode that only allows it to function as a cop camera. the officer turns the cam pa on nd the recorded footage streams directly to a secure server at the police department. jersey city is the first city in the u.s. to try this less
expensive method to record officers' actions. >> i think we were early to the conversation. >> when we started exploring body cameras google mentioned they may have a solution that they've worked with elsewhere in the world and we said yeah, we'll take a look. >> reporter: a sister company called jigsaw developed the app called cop cast. the new system offers more data storage options than traditional body cams which helps lower the system's price by millions of dollars. >> not new york, not chicago, jersey city. >> i think it's a great place to try innovative solutions to challenges in governments. it's big enough that you can see what happens and try different things and it's small enough that if it doesn't work, you can change and adapt. >> reporter: they plan to roll out the cameras to all of its
932 officers in the fall. >> how much does this weigh? >> that is heavy. >> reporter: the system isn't perfect. the department wants to make the cameras lighter weight and the officer who held admits not all residents liked ituations where there are service to calls and people don't want the police there. we come in and they get camera shy and they don't want to deal with us. >> the mayor says get used to it. he foresees a day when those cameras may be worn with every city employee that deals with the public. >> the quality of the service is going to be top notch and if anything slips there's going to be a chance to correct it. >> isn't it a little big brotherish? >> i think it's to deliver the best service possible. >> last time i heck -- checked
there weren't any who shot. >> when you're in a world of terrorist risks and security risks these sort of tools are important. it's a reality of where we are today so do i think some people are going to say this is like big brother? yes. do i think ultimately this is where we end up from a tepoli departments? yes, as well. >> reporter: for now the cameras are staying within the police department and the department says it will be focused on looking at recorded video after any incidents, but supervisors do have the capability to live stream this video and monitor it as it happens and the department isn't ruling out the possibility of using that capability eventually. >> all right. thank you. fonow it seems the pros outweigh the cons. >> we'll see how it plays out. >> i can picture a day when we
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>> good morning, i'm rahel solomon, investigators are trying to determine what caused a septa train to crash into another train parked on the tracks. the accident happened about 12:15 this morning at the 69th r darby. crash injured 42 people, four seriously, we're told none of the injuries are life threatening, the conductor, some passengers since treated and released now we send it to ever matt peter peterson, matt , it is hot out there. >> it is muggy as well, and it will remain that way throughout the afternoon. we want to take a look at future weather, not whole lot that we're really concerned with throughout the day today. see some sunshine, now couple of pop up showers are a possibility, but the cold front comes on through tonight , scattered thunderstorms will push it in the region as well lingering into maybe tomorrow morning. there is a slight risk for
severe weather up through the poconos so if you are north of the city today, do be weather aware. we could get strong gusty winds as of locally heavy rain , and also chance for maybe some stronger storms down closer to the delaware vale as well. 93 degrees for the high today. heat index up near 100, 84 tomorrow, and then we get cooler into the 80s and even some 70s, meisha, by the weekend. >> all right, matt, thank you so many. so in the world of travel, i can tell you, still looking pretty busy. see penndot wizzing the camera around, the main bulk, two accidents, on 59 north, right now, that's what they're trying to find both for you, 95 north at girard, accident involving 17 vehicles. again, this is headlights moving in the northbound direction. but then 95 north, just past girard, there is another accident there, that's blocking all but one lane there, as well. so if you have to take 95, moving in the northbound direction, if i were you, i would say at least give yourself an extra hour at this point or avoid it, rahel, over to you. >> meisha, thank you, next update 8:55, ahead this morning, brave new world of
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these pictures taken yesterday show the progression of the total solar eclipse. the images captured the stages as it moon swept past the sun. nasa also relied on citizens. how volunteers with telescopes covered more than 2,000 miles across the country. welcome back to cbs this morning. so margaret brennan, i didn't mean it like that. we are here, applause, please. but it's so amazing to me how emotional people got watching the eclipse yesterday. there were tears that they felt -- they said it was a
physical experience. here in new york we didn't have that. >> it's hard to get emotional when the blackout curtain has a crease in it. >> right now it is time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. billboard reports that sales for the song total eclipse of the heart rose more than 500%. >> nothing i can do, a total eclipse of the heart ♪ >> the number of people streaming the song spiked yesterday in the hours before tyler performed her hit on a cruise ship during the eclipse and i promise these weren't just tv producers downloading this. the song reached number one on itun itunes. it spent four weeks at the top in 1983. >> '83. >> i love that song. >> it has been played at proms. >> i danced to it at prom. >> it's a good prom song.
victoria will miss the u.s. open over a child custody battle. the two-time grand slam winner is not allowed to take her baby boy out of california amid a custody battle. she's unwilling to leaf her son behind so she'll miss being in new york playing one of her favorite tournaments but is looking forward to next year. >> usa today reports walmart is expanding its groeshly delivery service using uber. the company is dropping off groceries via uber in dallas and orlando. walmart is the largest groeshly seller in the u.s. forbes reports on useful molecules in avocado seeds. they are untapped because the seeds typically get thrown away. americans are eating close to 2 billion pounds of avocado each year.
they found the oil and wax are packed with useful molecules. there are more than 130 different compounds in the husks and they can be used to treat diseases and consumer products. >> i've seen avocado oil for sale, but i don't know. >> throwing away the best part. the guardian of britain is reporting this morning that some really unique beatles memorabilia will be auctioned off next month. ♪ >> the original score will be sold along with the graveyard deeds of the woman who probably inspired it. i didn't know this. they used a liverpool churchyard as a short cut, took that name from a head stone so the buyer could theoretically be buried on top of eleanor rig by. a florida today report says a turtle from a threatened
species was found with a rare deformity. the baby discovered by university researchers had two heads. they released it into the atlantic and biologists say hatchlings face very long odds because so many other creatures eat them. the solar eclipse had the power to bring families together you could say all across the united states. >> bill and sharon have watched the eclipse with more than 70 families from more than six states yesterday. they had traveled around the world for 14 total eclipses but they didn't have to venture far yesterday. their farm in missouri was in the path of totality. >> to be able to share the experience, i mean, nothing can compare to that, to share the experience with the family and the friends, and on this spot which is just, you know, so
important to the family. >> it was so beautiful. it's like i've never seen anything like that before. and i really want to go back because it's something marvelous and something you won't be able to see every day. >> you are so right. the family farm will also have nice views of the next solar eclipse in 2024. that's only seven years from now. that's not so bad. she'll get to see another one. >> and scientists hope they have a huge treasure trove of data from yesterday's eclipse including amateur photos like all of these providing new insight into our solar system. they're getting help from scientists spread out along the path of totality. we're in carbon dale, illinois where there was a large contention of these budding stargazers. good morning. >> reporter: yesterday this campus was full of volunteer scientists and their telescopes. they were working as nasa's army to collect as much data as they
could on the eclipse. they produced more than 4,000 images, an astronomical amount. >> that's good. >> reporter: as the day wore on, anticipation grew for the spectacle that would last just two minutes and 27 seconds. >> i think we need to put our solar lens on so the camera doesn't get fried. >> but these teenagers' cosmic journey started earlier. >> it's quite a drive but it's worth it to come in and get to see something so amazing. >> they're from a native american reservation school in northern montana. they took a road trip with their science teacher to the abandon odd town of jm, wyoming to watch and study the eclipse. >> it's an amazing opportunity for the kids because this is real life science and it helps them be ex- poed to what can kind of opportunities could be
in the future. >> they participated in an amateur science experience. volunteers with an extraordinary mission. >> we're trying to get pictures so we can study the corona. you can really only study those at an eclipse. >> reporter: matt penn is the project's director. his team at the observatory provided the volunteers with the equipment and instructions for the undertaking. >> if the network works perfectly we'll get three times the data. so it's going to be a big improvement. >> reporter: when the eclipse began, volunteers just had to press go and the computer did the rest. here in carbondale, illinois, they captured out of this world images like this so called diamond ring effect.
back in wyoming, when the moment finally arrived, darkness descended on the town. >> look at the way the light comes off the sun there. >> reporter: and the sight they'd been waiting for revealed itself. a total solar eclipse. before they knew it it was over. >> right there. >> oh, my gosh, that's so pretty. >> reporter: for these kids from a remote native american reservation -- >> that is really pretty. i just want to cry. >> reporter: it will stay with them for a lifetime. >> i was just -- something you don't forget. just really pretty. >> reporter: the citizen scientists will be able to keep the equipment they were given. the director of the prozwrekt says he hopes it will inspire them to stay engaged in
astronomy. >> did you go shopping? >> reporter: believe it or not, i owned this before. >> it is perfect. >> reporter: i got it when i lived in china. >> we were all innocenticomment. >> you know, gayle, you were talking about the emotional reaction. more than 50 million people were on during the eclipse. that's more than the super bowl. so so many people just trying to capture the moment. >> and they did. >> in the old days it was just little pockets of people that would see it and so many. more than ever. >> a sense of community. >> well, your next trip to your favorite restaurant could come with a side of manipulation. peter explains. >> color, scent, music, the size of the table, even where items are placed on menus and we're getting started.
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one in four adults used services that supply recipes and ingredients that you can cook at home. it's now estimated to be a more than $2 billion industry. techniques that savvy restaurant owners are using to fight back. >> have you noticed that so many fast food chains use red and yellow in their logos? it's an intentional stimulant. it signifies happiness, energy and hunger. they tell consumers enjoy yourself, get in and get out. it's not just color. successful restaurants have an arsenal of tools to tantalize your senses and keep you coming back. >> when you walk into a restaurant you may not notice the tempo of the music, the table shape or the menu layout. but those details are influencing your entire dining experience. from what you'll order to how much you'll pay to how long you'll stay. >> once you enter a restaurant there's a pretty good chance
that to some degree that you're being manipulated. >> the institute of culinary education spent more than 25 years developing and managing restaurants. hopefully a restaurant is taking you by the hand, i'd like to call it mind over mouth and making things happen in you that are going to make a, your experience great without you really knowing about it and b, making it good for the restaurant where they're selling you more and making it a better situation for them. >> let's start with the menu. restaurants place profitable or signature items in the upper right hand corner because that's where most consumers look first. boxes or bracts capture your attention and beware of anchors. expensive plates are strategically positioned. >> the faster you chew and studies have said that the energy sometimes even leads to more consumption of food. >> you want to have lighting
that makes people feel attractive. >> reporter: the ability to craft the dining experience is more of an art than a science. >> you want to have a variety of table shapes because you don't want people's eyes or experiences to get boring. >> he recently opened his eatry in a new spot. every detail has been carefully considered. >> the table is always going to be ever so slightly wider than it is deep. it drives me crazy when i go to a restaurant and the person i came with is further away from me than the two people on either side of me with whom i didn't come. >> reporter: and noise? >> noise is a lot like salt in the hands of a chef. too much is wrong and too little is wrong. >> reporter: the stakes for restaurants are higher than ever. today, you can order food by
pushing a button on your smart phone. you can cook half the food by ordering a meal kit. so if you're going to go out -- >> you have to have a compelling reason. >> so you actually have to look at this as an emotional asset. >> purely. when people choose to come become or not, they may say it has to do with what you pour into the glass. i guarantee you that the decision to return has almost everything to do with how did we make you feel. >> reporter: how does hi want you to feel? like you've gone out but have also come home. and restaurant owners today have more tools than ever. >> historically with restaurants, you kind of have to make decisions based on gut feeling. >> julianne is one of the partners behind the mercury. he's used data driven software.
after introducing a brunch menu, an analytic software showed he was losing customers. >> the price point probably wasn't right for the market and now the retention rate and the sales have gone up exponentially. we did something right. >> and his reservation system is fuelled by customer preferences. >> before you come in, we know that you like this, you don't like that. you hate sitting at this particular type of table and if i have the option to make that work for you, that's amazing information. >> and amazing as that is, it all really gets down to the basics. the next time you're looking at a menu, consider ordering a side dish as a starter instead of an appetizer. restaurants typically charge more for side dishes than appetizers and it could be a great experience. >> i didn't know all that went
into how you sit in a restaurant. >> shake shack. >> but the acoustics and the lighting -- >> they make a difference. >> let's put it in your customer profile which some may find it creepy. >> but i thought he said it makes you feel like you've gone out but you've also come home. you can hear more this morning on our pod cast. you can get extended interviews on itunes and you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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>> good morning, i'm jim donovan, bill cosby scheduled to go back to court today for preliminary hearing in a sexual as all retrial. starts in just few minutes, the entertainer want the judge to okay his new defense team, which is headed by todd mesereau. he was responsible for the acquittal in michael jackson's molestation trial. lawyers from cosby's june trial which ends wad deadlock jury had asked to be taken off the case. now, we turn matt peter peterson in the weather center for today's forecast. >> good morning, everyone, it will be hot and humid today across the delaware valley. heat that we haven't seen in quite some time. waking up, moving outside, temperatures already close to 08 degrees here in philly, coming in at 78, it is already 80 in milville and 81 already in wildwood.
our future feels-like forecast today, up into the high 90s, to near triple digits for most of us across the entire i59 corridor, across most of the delaware valley because of the high heat, high humidity. what's it mean is it means we have heat advisory goes into effect at until lasting until 8:00 this evening, looking at the seven day forecast, 93 for the high today. then we cool down on wednesday , high of 84. and meisha, we could even see some 70s by the weekends. >> i see that, all right, matt , thank you so much. looking outside, still looking very busy on 95, 95 north at girard, accident there, 59 north just past girard, all lanes were just block moments ago, looks like now you might be starting to move a little bit, but clearing both these accident, and that has you jammed, consider extra hour- hour and a half at this point on 59 north. backups on the vine, see them, pretty substantial headed in the eastbound direction. plus another accident 59 south at the commodore barry bridge. if you go can avoid 95, you probably want tonight if you can't factor in extra time, jim, over you.
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