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york city. captioning funded by cbs it's friday, november 17th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." senator al franken apologizes after a woman says he forcibly kissed and groped her. >> he just put his hand on the back of my head and smashed his face -- it happened so fast. he smash his lips against my face. the alabama republican party is supporting roy moore despite allegations of sex aisle misconduct and is calling tr
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others to drop out of the race. and familiars quickly whipped through a nursing home leaving people out in the cold and at least 20 people hurt. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters right here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. we begin with the latest revelation of sexual misconduct by a public figure, minnesota senator al franken, a democrat, has apologized for his behavior and said he will cooperate with an investigation. hena doba is here in new york with more. hena, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. reaction on capitol hill was swift after senator al franken was accused of inappropriate behavior. president trump was also quick
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to speak out against franken. president trump is speaking out. minnesota democratic senator and former comedian al frank p. the president overnight tweeted in part the al frankenstein picture is really bad, speaks a thousand words, and to think last weeks he was lecturing anyone about sexual harassment and respect for women. the picture the president is referring to is the hands on the chest of a sleeping woman, that woman, ann tweeden. tweeden, a broadcaster and model was on her way back from a uso tour in 2006 when the photo was taken. she said earlier in the skit he forcibly kissed him. >> i pushed him off with my
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hand. i remember i almost punched him. >> franken says, there's no excuse. it isn't funny. it's quickly appropriate. >> both republicans and democrats were quick to denounce the allegation. lawmakers are calling for an ethics committee investigation. franken said he will fully koomt. >> tweeden said she was inspired to speak out after she heard jackie speier announce she was sexually assaulted. anne-marie? >> hena doba here in new york. thank you so much, hena. in alabama, republican senate candidate roy moore lashed out at his critics and the women who accused him of sexual misconduct. moore said he will not drop out of the republican race and koonlts to have the support.
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>> i present to you today -- >> judge moore was in exceedingly popular company. rusty thomas of operation save america. >> do not allow under any circumstances washington, d.c., los angeles, and new york dictate to you the outcome of this race. >> reporter: in brief remarks moore made clear he will not quit. >> you know, the "washington post" has brought some scurrilous allegations which i have emphatically denied time and time again. >> reporter: it ended in a frenzy of unanswered questions about allegations with moore. he walked away from the questions but not the controversy.
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he retains the backing of the alabama republican party but the national gop wants little or nothing do with him with one senator supporting the accuser. >> reporter: for the second straight day president trump who had allegations lodged against him in last year's campaign passed up a chance to join in the debate. later press secretary sarah sanders came down somewhere in the middle. >> the president believes that these allegations are very troubling and should be taken seriously and he thinks that the people of alabama should make the decision on who their next senator should be. >> reporter: a new poll suggests the controversy may be hurting more. it shows his democratic challenger doug jones now with an eight-point lead, 50% to 402% which has long been a reliably
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republican state. dean reynolds, cbs news, birmingham, alabama. cbs news has learned some want to subpoena twitter to get all the messages from donald trump jr. and wikileaks. on monday he released screen shots of what he says are messages between him and wikileaks beginning november 2016. meanwhile president trump's son-in-law jared kushner has until the 27th to release documents, they include e-mails eninvolving wicky leechlkts kushner is being pressed by the committee which says he is holding back about his contact with the russians. the senate finance committee approved a republican tax cut plan setting up a possible vote in the senate after thanksgiving. both the house and the senate versions cut the corporate tax rate to 20% and reduces personal
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knicks tax for many, but the senate committee vote came after several days of often testy debate. things got particularly nasty yesterday when utah's orrin hatch took it personally when ohio's brown rewarded the rich. >> ferris, the satire and -- >> i'm going to say to you i come from the poor people and i've been here working my whole stinking career for people who don't have a chance and i really recent anybody saying that i'm just doing this for the rich. give me a break. i think you guys overplay that all the time and it gets oil and frankly you ought to quit it. >> mr. chairman. >> just a minute. i'm not through. >> so far one republican senator ron johnson said he will oppose the republican plan. republican leaders hope to have a bill on the president's desk
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before christmas. at least 20 people were injured when a massive fire swept through a senior living community about 35 miles west of philadelphia. the five-alarm fire broke out at the barclay friends nursing home last night. it quickly spread to several buildings forcing residents into the streets. barclay says 140 people lever at the home. in february barclay was cited with not being compliant with some fire safety rekwiefrmts. the fire is under investigation. and a texas woman arrested on an outstanding fraud warrant said she was targeted because of an expletive build posted on her truck. she said she was picked up last night. she said the profane message about mr. trump and those who voted for him have gotten lots of attention and the local sheriff suggested on facebook she could be charged with
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disorderly conduct. she said her arrest is because of the sticker. >> i'm almost certain. i'm almost certain. people abuse the badge in my opinion and money talks. money on that end and on the other end too. >> she cede the siphon has been on her truck for nearly a truck and she does not plan to remove it. prosecutors haven't said whether they plan to retry senator bob menendez after his bribery trial ended in a hung jury. men anyone does, a new jersey democrat, was acuted of selling influence in exchange for campaign contributions, vacations, and a flight on a private jet. they're calling for an ethics investigation. ohio state university suspended fraternity actions. ohio state is the latest school to crack down on greek life and it comes as the school investigates possible cases of
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haszing and alcohol abuse. nearly a third of the 37 fraternity chapters are being looked at in this semester. coming up on the "morning news," oil leaks by key stone pipeline leaks hundreds of glans of oil. and the home of venus williams is robbed. this is the "cbs morning news." all i see is darkness. and the home of venus williams is robbed. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ feel that tingle of a cold sore only abreva can heal it in as little as two and a half days when used at the first sign. abreva starts to work immediately to block the virus and protect healthy cells. abreva acts on it. so you can too. because your carpet there's resolve carpet care. it lifts more dirt and pet hair versus vacuuming alone. resolve carpet care with five times benefits
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handed a cashier an envelope and said give this to someone nice. the cashier handed it to a police officer. the note said she was handing out 50 random acts of kindness to pay tribute. customers and the starbucks were moved by it. >> for somebody to be so kind of selfless and just kind of think about others, she's still looking to give back. >> i think when you pay it forward, it makes you forget what you've been through and helps you focus on someone else. >> the note left at the starbucks said it was the fourth act of kindless out of 58. there were 58 people killed in that attack. what a beautiful tribute. coming up only on "cbs this morning," an emotional interview with 49-year-old marquise goodwin andand his wife morgan
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megared advanced triple absorption our top stories this morning, minnesota senator al franken has apologized after a los angeles radio personality accuse him of forcibly kissing and groping her in 2006. he likely faces an ethics investigation. franken says that he will cooperate. and alabama republican roy moore's campaign is lashing out at women accusing him of sexual misconduct. moore refuses to drop out of the senate race and continues to have the backing of the alabama republican party. two women claim moore initiated sexual contact with them while they were teenagers. russian president vladimir
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putin took crimea from the people three years ago and it looks like he plans on keeping it. >> reporter: workers are racing to build a colossal bridge 12 miles long and strong enough to sustain ferocious winds, earthquakes, and ice. there is no doubt that this bridge is an engineering feat, a really impressive technical achievement, but it's also a bold political statement. the bridge will connect southern russia to the southern crimea peninsula. in march of that year russian troops seized crimea. after a hasty ref rehn does president putin said it was now part of russia. at home he was hailed as a hero.
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outside he was condemned. even when america slapped on sanctions, he didn't back off. this $300 million project shows he's doubling down on the grab. trains, trucks, and cranes will carry everything from food to tourists. already it's a source of pride and a local attraction. out on shore this man and his friends have come to marvel and pose for pictures. the bridge underlines crimea is ours, he tells me, and we are never giving it back. officially america says rush has to do just that, give crimea back to ukraine to get the punishment lifted but 12 miles of concrete and steal show that
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is just not going to happen. coming up only on "cbs this morning," an emotional interview with 49ers wide receiver marquise goodwin and his wife morgan as they open up to dana jacobson about the death of their baby boy. plus the alarming news on diabetes. and nasa has completed a time lapsed view of life on our planet for the last 20 years. we'll have a preview and show you what scientists are learning from it. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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>> breaking news this morning on cbs-3 a massive multi alarm blaze rips through chester county senior living complex, destroying buildings and sending dozens every frail, elderly residents out into the cold. today is friday, november 17th , good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon, we'll check on weather and traffic in a moment. first the latest on the breaking news, flames engulf a senior living center. live, where a news conference wrapped up short time ago, trang, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning, rahel, jim, yes, we learned the fire is now under control. what we know is that paramedics transported at least 20 people to area hospitals, with non-life threatening injuries. now, take a


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