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earth. the company is taking a chance that lord of the rings fans are ready for more hobbits. good morning from the studio 57 news room at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie greene. donald trump jr., the president's oldest son released a series of twitter messages during and after the election. the exchanges took place at the same time wiki leaks was releasing messages. >> good morning. the messages mainly consisted of wiki leaks offerg to trump jr. also praising donald trump's comments about the
website mplts. >> in a series of screen shots donald trump jr. released hiss conversations with wiki during the campaign writing in part how ironic that one of the congressional has chosen to selectively leak the messages. trump jr.'s release came just two hours after the claek published his messages. in one instance they suggested that if mr. trump were to lose he should not concede and instead claim the election was rigged. cbs news has confirmed that investigators are in possession of the messages and that leaks published them.
>> in order to seek to influence our election. >> during the election candidate donald trump frequently praised the website for releasing damaging e-mails and informatio clinton. in october of last year vice president mike pence was asked about the trump campaign's connections to the hackingsite. all this bad stuff about hillary, nothing bad about trump, that your campaign is in cahoots with wiki >> nothing com the truth. >> an attorney released the str last several months we have worked cooperatively with each of the committees and have voluntarily thousands of documents. we can say that we have no concerns about these documents and any questions raised about in the appropriate forum. >> a spoke forhe pres aware of anyon associated with the campaign being in contact with wiki about
this news from st report. >> thanks a lot. jeff sessions is scheduled to testify before the house judiciary committee today and is likely to be asked about previous statements concerning contacts between the campaign and russia. and sessions is considering appointing a second special counsel, this one to look into hillary clinton foundation ssederal prosecutors to evaluate certain issues. a russian backed company purcha 2010 and that's when hillary clinton was secretary of state. roy moore, the republican candidate for the u.s. senate seat in alabama says that he doesn't know the latest woman to accuse him of sexually assaulting her. she claims he assaulted her when she was a teenager. senior republicans want moore to step down, but he's refusing.
>> this is absolutely false. >> a defiant roy moore held a press conference monday evening addressing the latest claim of sexual misconduct against him. >> i don't even know the woman. >> reporter: earlier in the day beverly nelson described how he assaulted her decades ago when she was just 16. >> he began groping me. and putting his hand on my breast. >> nelson says the attack occurred after the then district attorney offered to drive her home from the restaurant where she worked. she says the regular customer left this note behind in her high school yearbook calling her a sweet girl. >> it has nothing to do with reality. >> moore has called the allegations against him a witch hunt but more republicans are calling on him to step aside. senate majority whip john cornyn
addressed whether they should vote to expel him if he wins. even before the latest accuser came forward mitch mcconnell said he had heard enough. senator mcconnell said the party is exploring whether another republican could write in should moore win the rhace. president trump is on his way home from asia. protesters took to the streets. mr. trump was there to attend a summit on regional security but he skipped it when it was delayed. this morning mr. trump tweeted, just arrived in the philippines for my final stop with world leaders. will lead to fair trade deals unlike the horror show from past administrations. the president also tweeted that he'd be making a major statement
when he returned to washington. when he gets home the president will turn his attention to tax reform. he's scheduled a thursday meeting with house gop meetings before they vote on a tax overhaul pl mr. trump has his own calling for a steeper trax break for wealthier americans. the death toll from the powerful earthquake that hit the border between iran and iraq now stands at more than 430. sunday's quake struck as pe were going to bed. another 7,000 were injured. rescue workers are digging through what's left of collapsed buildings. the power is off in the region. water lines are cut and there are no communications. the worst damage appears to be in a kurdish town in western iran. and new evidence in the death of a frat member. new charges in the death of
timot timot timothy piazza. his parents say the new everyday hasn't eased their grief. >> it's really important for people to see the damage. the far reaching damage that's occurred, because these young men decided to protect themselves instead of tim. >> we need parents to be talking to their kids about this. we need parents to put their foot down and say you must not do this. >> the new evidence means 12 additional fraternity members now face charges and that brings the total number to more than two dozen. coming up on the morning news now, green beret investigation. new revelations about a possible motive in the death of an army soldier. and three ucla basketball players detained in china get help from the white house. this is the cbs morning news.
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powerful winds in the se a trees leaving one dead and several people hurt. wind gusts toppled -- topped 60 miles per hour, a tree fell on a car in a seattle suburb killing a woman and critically injuring her sister. almost 200,000 customers lost power. ucla basketball players being detained in china are getting help from the president and new clues in the death of a green beret. ose are some of the head lines on the newsstand. two navy seals already under investigation in the straggling death of a green beret are also under scrutiny in an alleged theft. army stafft was strangled to d in mali after an argument with the reportedly now for taking money from a fund used to pay
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political maneuver. the united states and south korea wrap up joint military drills today off south korea. the show of strength is aimed at north korea. >> reporter: these fighter jets from the uss ronald reagan could strike targets in north korea in a matter of minutes. three u.s. aircraft carrier strike groups t reagan, the theodore roosevelt and the nimitz. it's the largest display of strength in a decade. >> they could launch a fighter jet off this carrier once every 20 seconds but of course then they have to get all those fighter jets back on board. this is how they do it. >> all of this together, the whole u.s. military sends the message that we're ready to
defend ourselves. >> mark dalton commands one of the strike groups. he says having three carriers that support more than 200 aircraft is a rare training opportunity. >> does this closely mimic a real life conflict situation? >> the more strike groups that you can get together, the more complex it is. and so we get training value out of that. >> but these u.s. led exercises infuriate north korea which views them as rehearsals for an invasion and calls the latest drill reckless and provocative. >> china and russia has called on the u.s. to end these military efforts because they fear they needlessly provoke north korea. the u.s. says it needs to be prepared. ben tracy, cbs news on board of the uss ronald reagan. the ntsb says a federal safety regulator isn't doing enough to keep unsafe drivers of
buses off the roads. plus, the series my generation looks at the financial lives of millennia millennials. we'll hear from some of them as they address stereo types, buying a house and student debt. >> and nora goes behind the counter with the ceo of subway for her first television interview. that's the cbs morning news for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie greene. have a great day.
breaking news this morning , police crime tape surrounds a restaurant in mercer county. we'll tell you what we're learning as this investigation is unfolding right now. hundreds of people including several celebrities rally for meek mill. the two things they're demanding and what we're learning about the judge in the case. >> remembering the late roy halladay. we'll tell you about the memorial taking place today in honor of the legendary philly 's pitcher. today is tuesday, november 14. good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'll rahel solomon. sixers go down to the wire in l. a but first a check of the forecast with katie and the roads with meisha, good morning, guys. >> happy tuesday. we're looking outside right now, roadways nice and dry for the motion part, seeing on the camera shots, and everything looking