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cbs this morning is coming up next. have a great friday. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, august 12th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning.? two dozen people are hurt when a cross-country flight gets rocked by turbulence. passengers describe a terrifying his incorrect claim that president obama founded isis by sarcasm. plus, scientists find a shark living in greenland that may have been born before george washington. what it could teach us about healthy aging. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. some very rapid shaking. then it felt like we hit a wall and then we just dropped.
>> jetblue flight heading from boston to sacramento landed in south dakota. 22 passengers and two crew members injured. >> donald trump doubled down. >> i call president obama and hillary clinton the founders of isis. isis will hand her the most valuable player award. her only competition is barack obama. >> hillary clinton giving a speech that attacked donald trump's economic plan. >> outlandish trumpian ideas that even republicans and more than 20 injured in a series of blasts in thailand. >> police are saying it's an act of local sabotage. another child in the hospital after falling from an amusement park ride in pennsylvania. >> while he was being treat on-site. >> two people found dead following a huge explosion. maryland rescuers are filtering
that got into a garage. >> alex rodriguez plays his final game for the yankees tonight in the bronx. >> but boston fans let him know how they feel about him last night. >> the reason we want a-rod to play in boston is because he would get boo'd. >> all that matters. >> he is the founder of isis. >> i wonder if there are people in isis right now looking at the founder going, you said you were the founder! you said you were the founder! >> on "cbs this morning." . >> simone manuel is the first african-american woman to win an individual olympic medal. >> getting on the podium means so much for her for so many reasons but i can't begin to tell you what it means for the sport of swimming in the united states. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota.
welcome could "cbs this morning." charlie and norah are both off today, but we are in good hands. jeff glor and dana jacobson are with us. good to have you both. a frightening mid air scare on board a jetblue flight. the plane hit turbulence and 22 passengers and two crew members were hurt. one passenger said it was a free-fall that was sent people and items bin. >> the plane landed in rapid city, south dakota. it appears the plane had severe weather in the u.s. and two dozen people were seen by medical staff in rapid city, south dakota. >> it was dramatic. it was intense. it was terrifying. >> reporter: the fasten seat
jetblue 429 began to shake. >> it felt like we had a wall, but, obviously, we didn't. then we just dropped. and you saw computers and ipads and coffee cups and books fly everywhere. >> reporter: this imagine appears to show medical crews taking a woman in a neck brace off of the aircraft. >> it felt like one of those rides that you go to at the amusement park where they whip you up very quickly and then they couldn't. >> reporter: it lost boston last night he route to sacramento and it appeared the aircraft encountered severe storms and within hours the flight was diverted to rapid city, south dakota, where it landed safely around 7:30 local time. >> this is going to be an airbus 320 coming in. ets is less than ten minutes now. they said they have numerous injuries on flight due to the turbulence. >> the pilot crew kept us calm and they deserve a lot of safety. >> reporter: corker says his family vacation with his wife
>> there is a little water park at the hotel where we are at and mt. rushmore is 30 minutes away. maybe this will be turned into a little adventure as well. >> corker told "cbs this morning" he hasn't heard from jetblue. it appears the airline has sent a replacement aircraft to rapid city to get passengers to california. donald trump suggests this morning he wasn't serious when he called president obama the founder of isis. trump just sent out a new tweet sarcasm? trump repeatedly yesterday referred to the president and hillary clinton as isis founder. dean reynolds is in altoona, pennsylvania, where trump will hold a rally later today. good morning, dean. >> reporter: good morning. well, a republican presidential nominee has not won pennsylvania since 1988 and donald trump is down some ten points in recent polls. but he is hoping to rally blue
his controversial comments. >> i call president obama and hillary clinton the founders of isis. these are the founders of isis. barack obama is the founder! >> reporter: campaigning across florida on thursday, donald trump repeated over and over that president obama created the terror group isis. >> he meant that he created the vacuum. he lost the peace. >> no. i meant he is the founder of is circumstances. >> he is not sympa o he hates them. >> he was the founder. >> reporter: trump says now he was being sarcastic, but pointed to specific policies as evidence. >> folks. we should have never been in iraq. we were going to destabilize the middle east. i said it. i was the civilian. >> reporter: but before the war began, trump supported going into iraq and even praised the invasion in 2003 once it began. >> it looks like a tremendous success from a military standpoint. >> reporter: but by 2007, trump's feelings had changed and he was calling for u.s. troops
>> you know how they get out? they get out. that's how they get out. declare victory and leave. >> reporter: president obama did just that carrying out the status of forces agreement struck by president george w. bush that required u.s. troops to leave iraq by the end of 2011. trump also addressed another bush legacy. >> make sure that if we have radical islamic terrorists, we have a very safe place to keep them. >> reporter: in an interview with suggested u.s. citizens who committed terror-related crimes be tried at the guantanamo bay detention camp. >> would you try to get the military commissions, the trial court there to try u.s. citizens? >> i know they want to try them in our regular court systems and i don't like that at all. i don't like that at all. i would say they could be tried there. that would be fine. >> reporter: but the u.s. constitution guarantees u.s.
and not a military tribunal and to do otherwise would be illegal. it's comments like this that have authorities meeting with trump officials this morning to discuss the direction of the campaign. gayle? >> thank you, dean. hillary clinton is trying to put more economic pressure on donald trump. she went to michigan to say her plan for the economy would help the middle class more than his. but the clinton campaign still faces questions about her time as secretary of state. chip reid looks at the democratic's nominee newest attack. >> reporter: hillary clinton attacked donald trump on a range of issues including his plan to kill the estate tax and his plan to cut taxes for the businesses and wealthy which she had would benefit people like donald trump. >> the answer is to finally make trade work for us, not against us. >> reporter: on the floor of the detroit area manufacturing plant, clinton sought to reassure critics that she will
>> my message to every worker in michigan and across america is this -- i will stop any trade deal that kills jobs or holds down wages, including the transpacific partnership. >> reporter: it was mostly a response to donald trump. >> mr. trump may talk a big game on trade, but his approach is based on fear, not strength. >> reporter: in florida. >> i watched hillary today. >> reporter: trump had his own response. >> all of a sudden, she went she wants to prove it. >> reporter: he is reminding voters she supported the transpacific partnership as secretary of state. >> this tpp sets the gold standard in trade agreements. >> reporter: but she reversed her opinion on the trade deal during a heated primary against bernie sanders. >> it was just finally negotiated last week. and in looking at it, it didn't meet my standards. >> reporter: clinton says she won't change her mind again. >> i oppose it now. i'll oppose it after the
>> reporter: trump didn't stop dredging up clinton's past. >> pay for play. pay for play. it's illegal. >> reporter: pointing to allegations that favors for the clinton foundation were done by clinton's aides during her time at the state department. the newest claiming that cheryl mills, clinton's top aide at the state department, was involved with recruiting at the clinton foundation for top-level board members, while working for the secretary of state. the clinton staff didn't deny it, saying only, quote, that this poses a conflict of interest is absurd. according to the state department, any involvement by mills with interviews at the clinton foundation would not appear to violate any laws. >> chip reid, thank you. a new air raid in syria this morning destroyed a children's hospital and a maternity ward in a suburb of aleppo. two medical workers killed in the bombings and they blame the
was killed yesterday. harah a white helmet volunteer died while rescuing civilians in aleppo. this photo was tweeted yesterday and she called him a white helmet hero and said the siege of aleppo must end. the deadly shooting of a black man in north carolina is drawing comparisons to the death of trayvon martin who was shot by george zimmerman in florida. kouren-rodney thomas was killed on sunday by a man claiming to be part of a neighborhood watch. mark strassmann has more. >> reporter: good morning. kouren thomas was killed about this shot. the shotgun blast came through that garage door and the alleged killer told a 911 dispatcher he fired in self-defense. but the victim's mother disagrees. >> my heart was just ripped out.
>> reporter: simone butler-thomas lost her youngest child early sunday morning. 20-year-old son kouren thomas was fatally shot after leaving a crowded house party. >> he was just sweet. i mean, all he wanted every day was hugs and kisses. >> reporter: this is 39-year-old chad copley who allegedly called 911 shortly before the shooting. >> reporter: investigators say copley fired his shotgun from inside his garage, killing thomas. he was unarmed. his mother says, race was a
kouren, you say, didn't see color? >> no, oh, no. >> reporter: but the caller. >> did. my children never, ever lived in the projects. they always went to the best schools, and they had the best of everything. >> reporter: nothing about kouren was a hoodlum? >> nothing. >> i think mr. copley is the equivalent of george zimmerman 2.0. >> reporter: the representative for the victim's family. >> your job is to call the police. you don't go and play police officer and judge, jury, and executioner. >> reporter: in a statement, copley's defense attorney says we urge restraint and that folks don't rush to judgment. north carolina has a stand your ground law but to claim it, someone to believe there is and eminent threat. regardless of what copley told the 911 dispatcher, the homeowners association here told us there is no crime watch in this neighborhood. gayle? >> thank you, mark.
falling off of roller coaster in pennsylvania. it happened at the idlewild amusement park. this is the third time children have been hurt on amusement park rides this week. >> reporter: according to police sources, the 3-year-old child was riding a wooden roller coaster with his older brother when he was ejected on the last turn and highest point of the ride and it's unknownow his family was requested privacy but the child was reportedly talking to family members as he was being taken to the hospital. >> the roller coaster will be closed pending the results of the investigation. >> reporter: the accident happened on this ride, the roller coaster. it was built in 1938 and does not have seat belts. instead, it uses a lap bar to secure rider. >> a child is off a roller coaster.
feet and landing on the tracks near a fence. >> the boy was conscious while being treated on-site and air-lifted to a local hospital. >> reporter: this latest incident comes just days after two other accidents involving amusement park rides. on monday, three girls, ages 6, 10, and 16, were hospitalized after falling more than 30 feet from a ferris wheel at a county fair in greenville, tennessee. >> the smallest child fell right beside me. the otheo her. >> reporter: and on sunday, 10-year-old caleb schwab, the son of kansas state representative scott schwab, died while riding down a 17-story waterslide and schlitterbahn water park in kansas city, kansas. rules and regulations over rides at fairgrounds and amusement parks and water parks vary from state-to-state. the recent rash of incidents is raising questions of safety and oversight.
national safety council earlier this week. >> there are no federal requirements for oversight or reporting, as far as injuries or fatalities for this industry. >> reporter: records show the roller coaster was inspected by pennsylvania state official last week. idlewild park officials say the 78-year-old ride is inspected by its workers daily. a rough week for amusement parks. >> yes. day six of the rio olympics brought five more gold medals to team michael phelps won again. what else does he do? so did simone biles, what else does she do? the biggest surprise was a rare heat that made a african-american to win gold in rio de janeiro. ben tracy is in rio de janeiro. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yeah, last night was supposed to be all about michael phelps versus ryan lochte in the pool or simone biles proving she is once again the best gymnast in the world.
swimmer who made history, not once, but twice. >> manuel. >> reporter: simone manuel's face said it all. she was a long shot to medal in the 100 free-style but she powered out a come from behind victory sharing gold and olympic medal with a canadian. manuel is the first african-american to win olympic gold as a swimmer. she said i would like there to be a day where there is more of us and it's not simone, the black swimmer. later, adding i try to take the weight of the black community off of my shoulders, which is something i carry with me just being in this position. i do hope that kind of goes
simone rocking in rio on thursday. 19-year-old u.s. gymnastics phenom simone biles trounced the competition, grabbing the gold medal in the women's individual all-around. at only 4'8", she loomed over her sport like a giant, dominating events on the floor, on the bars, on the beam, and on the vault. supposed to be this good in a pool, but michael phelps isn't like everyone else. >> michael phelps has done it again! >> reporter: the five-time olympian pulled away from the field in the 200 individual medley winning gold. it's his fourth in four event finals in rio and his 22nd gold of his 16-year olympic career. long time friend and rival ryan lochte failed to medal.
interview. he seemed so dejected. ed he needed some time off from swimming to refocus. meanwhile, the focus of these games begins to shift. swimming ends this weekend. track and field begin today. >> there is so much more to come. yesterday, ben called it a duel in the pool. but michael phelps was on fire. >> and went out 30 minutes later and qualified for his next event. >> the two simone's were great. a new scare about dirty water in rio months aftercb investigate all of that pollution. the olympic coach who now says the co thank you gayle. we've seen interesting and changing skies so far this morning. you see more clouds fill in this hour. we have 76 degrees with cloudy skies in the city. we had a west wind as well. brighter north and east a few scattered showers around the area. your day today 93.
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lives coul good morning, it is friday august 12th. a hot and humid day with showers expected. first police are looking for a man in this sketch who assaulted a woman in riverside park on the upper west woman walking her dog at 5:20 in the morning near 107th street. the woman was eventually able to fight off the man and get away. police are also looking for the suspect who roughed up a 74- year-old man in the clermont section of the bronx. video shows the suspect pushing the elderly man down the stairs and kicking him and trying to steal his property. despite the brutal attack the victim only suffered minor injuries. tonight will be the end of an era for a-rod.
most of his career and wanted to play tonight but manager joe girardi turned down that request. >> the concern is going to be some rain this afternoon and tonight and with the kind of heat we're dealing with that gives a lot of extra punch to these storms. could see heavy rain just like last night. mostly cloudy and 76 right now. 93 with an isolated steamy storm this afternoon. that 93 going to feel like 100 you get a sense of that. there's these isolated storms. you have this big heat engine with the wind out of the west southwest. the timing looks like it will be atore today and tonight for a round of storms. there's more activity on sunday. here comes the wind out of the southwest. you have all of the humidity, so those real feel numbers could actually peak around 110 tomorrow. i know it just sounds
there was a memt moment today where the russian president was kept waiting. there he is waiting for the turkish president, about a minute and a half, i'm told, until, finally, the turkish president does, in fact, turn up. >> what is presidents plan these things. you're supposed to come out the exact same time so you don't look like the one is more powerful than the other. because if you win. you can tell putin was furious. because the turkish president made him wait. he was so mad, until he saw how big the guy was. i didn't know that guy was a giant. you can tell putin, how dare he make me wait. i'm going to crash his face in the wall.
you're not supposed to keep the president waiting. >> good acting. >> it was. well done. >> walking at the same time. people can coordinator those things, jeff. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, did rio's dirty water claim its first victim of the olympics? we will check in with a team whose sailor got physically ill after what doctors blame on contamination in the bay. imagine a shark born before george washington. se species can live possibly about 400 years. how this discovery could help humans extend their life span. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports on the white house diverting funds to develop a zika vaccine. with congress deadlock, the obama administration is shifting $81 million away from programs for biomedical research and to fight poverty. the number of locally zika cases rose to 25 in florida.
nearly all of them linked to travel. the detroit news quotes an expert who says that flint is near the beginning of the end of its water crisis. that assessment came yesterday from a virginia tech researcher whose team first identified the contamination. mark edwards says that the lead levels are reaching a normal range, but residents are still being urged to use filtered and bottled water. "the washington post" reports on at least four deaths in explosions at resort cities in thailand. bombs went off in four cities there is no claim of responsibility. police say ten foreigners were among the wounded and none americans. tourists are being warned to avoid the area. "usa today" reports on a growing number of countries warning their citizens about traveling to the united states. they include the bahamas, france, canada and germany and
and united arab emirates. >> a colorado sexual assault case has sparked widespread outrage. 22-year-old austin james wilkerson could have spent years in prison but, instead, a judge sentenced him to work release and probation. that sentence is drawing comparisonses to the case of the former stanford swimmer brock turner. vladimir duthiers of our streaming news network at cbsn >> reporter: brock turn received just six months in jail for his sexual assault. now a judge in boulder says austin james wilkerson, a former university of colorado student, can go to work and go to school while he serves a two-year jail sentence, this after wilkerson says -- it happens in march of 2014. according to prosecutors, austin
after she had too much to drink but later he admitted to sexually assaulting her. >> very were very proud of the victim in this case who was very corageous in the beginning reporting this to university. >> reporter: the victim is quoted at the sentencing hearing saying when i'm not having nightmares about the rape, i'm having panic attacks. according to sentencing guidelines, judge patrick butler could have given wilkerson four years in he is serving a two-year term and allowed to work and go to school outside of jail and followed by probation of at least 20 years. he must also register as a sex offender. >> we did not feel the punishment fit the crime in this case. >> reporter: victims rights advocates quickly expressed their outrage. >> we have kind of come to accept that light sentences in these kind of crimes are the norm. >> reporter: the judge defended his decision. i've struggled to be quite frank
i don't know that there is any great result for anybody. >> unfortunately, we are still living in a culture that is very passive towards this crime and still, in many respects, blames the victim. >> reporter: the case is drawing comparisons to the recent sexual assault conviction and controversial sentencing of former stanford university student brock turner. lori levinson notes that probation was recommended in both cases. >> there are many similarities here and i think the judge in both of the cases were focused mon crime itself. >> reporter: brock turner is set to be released early next month after three months of a six-month sentence. as for wilkerson, he was reportedly taken into custody after wednesday's sentencing. >> vlad, thank you. one europe's dream in rio may be cut short because she has become sick. as we showed you months ago, let's go back to ben tracy in rio.
>> reporter: good morning. so this is rio's guantanaabarra. when you talk to the athletes in rio they shrug it off and say they are focused on their events. now one of those athletes says the water has given her a bacterial infection and may cost her a medal. if you're watching the olympics on tv, like a beautiful place but up close it looks a bit different. will bodile is head coach of the belgium sailing team. he says his star sailor has been diagnosed with a severe intestinal infection. the team's doctor believes she got it from polluted water in the bay and her coach says she is still weak and doesn't know if she can be competitive. did you expect her to win a meld
>> i was almost certain. >> reporter: what color? >> she would have been really capable of winning the gold. >> reporter: extreme water pollution has been a big black eye on the rio games and some calling it the poop olympics. but just before the games, the international olympic committee released a statement saying rio is ready to welcome the world. it's shocking how much trash that is. when we visited rio in june, we saw trash covering parts of the bay and a giant plume of sewage flowing into the marina where olympic sailors are now launching their boats. 1,400 athletes are competing in water now based on events in rio and some will have to swim it. would you ever swim in the water?
hospitals. >> almost half of it goes into our water body and definitely it goes to the bay and then to the beaches. >> reporter: and that is essentially like just flushing the toilet into the water? >> yes. >> reporter: in order to get the olympics, rio promised to install eight treatment plants on the polluted rivers entering guanabara bay. it built one. it promised to treat 80% of the treating just about half. those broken promises may cost avi van ekker an olympic medal. >> she had fears. yesterday evening, she was emotional because she worked so very hard for it. >> reporter: rio olympic officials are calling this sailor's case an isolated incident. the state environmental department here in rio is testing the water quality every day. they say that it's good, even safe enough to swim in, but when we ask for the test results,
gayle? >> a little bit of a cliffhanger. >> i did a story this year on an olympian kayaker who was seriously not going because of the water conditions and in the end, she decided she is going to go. but i know it's been a big point of discussion for a lot of folks. >> it seems like same with zika. it's horrible that these athletes even have to weigh these two things, competing, the cream dream of your life and in something called poop olympics. >> listen to this, a shark that can live up to 400 years old. wow. how scientists learn their age by looking deep into their eyes. if you're heading out the door, we get it, it's friday but don't leave us behind. watch us live through the cbs all-access app on your digital device because with we know you don't. want to miss a spectacular nighttime show from the grand canyon. a view most of us have never, ever seen before. >> good.
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? new research has found that some greenland sharks may be older than the united states. scientists estimate that the sharks from greenland which live in the north atlantic can possibly live to about 400 years old. charlie d'agata is in london with how this revelation could help scientists learn about aging in us humans. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, spare a thought for a shark that had to wait 150 years to have sex and thatap revolutionary war. the scientists knew they were long in the tooth and then they got a closer look. >> wow! >> reporter: they have been lurking in the depths for centuries. looking more like half blind weather-beaten rocks than killer sharks. in the ice cold waters of the arctic in north atlantic, they prey mostly on smaller fish, their only predator is other greenland sharks.
by looking deep into their eyes. the lens is made up of proteins that build up over time, using radio carbon dating they were able to count them out like rings on a tree. they estimated the largest shark was most likely 392 years old, give or take 120 years. dr. david agus said they found one important time stamp. >> they could see carbon initially going to the 1960s when nuclear bombs were being could see the radiation in the eyes there and we can go deeper and estimate that it's 300 to 400 years when these sharks were actually born. >> reporter: that is before george washington was but a twinkle in his father's eye. in fact, around the same time the actual galileo started staring up at the stars. sure, the clam lived to 507 before scientists killed it, finding out how old it was but
snapper at 18 4. understanding the greenland sharks secret to a long life might help with our own longevity. >> these sharks are still functioning into their hundreds and attacking their prey and eating it and living, to them, it's a normal life. so we have to learn from that and if we can learn from these outliers, hopefully each of us can live better. >> reporter: maybe the diet is the key. the sharks have been found a moose in their stomach and they will gobble up anything that slides off the ice. >> a moose in your stomach? >> a whole moose. >> who at the table will tell dr. david agus he doesn't need to wear a sweats at ter at the ? >> you just did. >> i'll do it. okay, jeff. >> run of the greatest moments of the water last night for team
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? finally, he is going to do it. ryan lochte is going to beat michael phelps and phelps my not >> canadian sportscaster elliotte friedman made an error. he mistakenly called the race for ryan lochte. michael phelps, of course, was the winner and lochte did not even meld. on twitter, last night, friedman said, i'm sorry, everyone. i blew it. no excuses. >> we all make mistakes. >> we all do. it happens.
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going to be very hot and humid this weekend. john will have your forecast in just a second. business owners on the upper east side are on high alert as they search for an accused the search continues. investigators say the arsonist has struck three times in the area since last month. police say he targeted a consignment shop on 81st street and tried setting fire to the door of a dry cleaner. shops in the area have posted posters of the suspect in their windows. police on staten island have released images of tire thieves. in each case they've stolen tires and rims off parked
certain car. in six of the seven incidents they've hit 2016 model honda accords. a health alert for long island. residents of suffolk county health officials are investigating a case of hepatitis a at a farmingdale restaurant. patrons who drank beverages at trento restaurant last month should seek preventative treatment. now let's get over to john with that forecast. thanks chris. it's a little brighter as we check in a 77 we're up a degree from last hour, wind out of the west at 9. scanning the skies, very quiet. but with the heat and humidity later today we could see an isolated storm. you against a set of a weak front. let's time it out for the game tonight. a close call, there will be isolated thunderstorms in the area between 7 and 8. some of that's going to be heavy. you'll see localized flooding. then it's going to reinforce as
into the 11:00 news tonight. saturday it's not a washout. it's hot and uncomfortable with a few stray showers. i think ultimately there will be more coverage of the rain sound. staying hot with highs again in the 90s. >> giants at the meadows lands tonight too. i'm chris wragge with another local update in 25 minutes. cbs this morning returns right after this. there's something out there.
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? happy friday to you! it is friday, august 12th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning.? there is more real news ahead, including the search for the truth in this presidential race. a founder of politico facts wrong. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. the jetblue air bus 8320 was in the air 3 and a half hours when crew members were forced to land the plane. >> donald trump hoping to rally diseffective blue collar workers to side without alienating others. >> hillary clinton attacked donald trump on a range of issues which she says would benefit people like donald trump. >> thomas was killed right about
said a man said he fired in self-defense. >> a child was ejected on the last turn and highest point of a roller coaster. >> they got a closer look at the eyes of a shark. >> for them, a normal life. >> if we can learn from these out liers, hopefully we can all learn. >> who will tell dr. david agus he doesn't need to wear a sweater at the beach? >> i think you >> everybody was upstaged by this relatively known swimmer who made history, not once, but twice. >> the united states is killing it at the olympics. olympic athletes are bringing home so much gold, they have to get the columbia weight-lifting team to carry it all for them to the airport!
sarcastic when he said that president obama and hillary clinton founded isis. trump blasted critics with a tweet a few hours ago saying, in part, quote, they don't get sarcasm? over the last two days, trump repeatedly called the president the founder of isis. conservative radio host hugh hewitt gave him a chance to clarify his comments. trump stressed he meant what he said. >> look. i know what you meant. you meant he create the vacuum and lost the peace. >> no. i meant he is the founder of isis. i give him that award and her too. >> he is not sympathetic to them and hates them and trying to kill them. >> he is the founder. the way he got out of the iraq that was the founding of isis. >> trump argues that isis exploited the withdrawal of u.s. troops in iraq in 2011. he ignores the fact that president obama didn't set that date. in 2008 then president george w. bush negotiated a deal with iraq to remove all forces by the end of 2011.
he would end the iraq war. in trump said in 2008 the u.s. should declare victory and leave. >> donald trump is not the only person on the campaign trail having trouble with facts. colon and trump are keeping fact checking people busy. all of the things you're about to hear are not true. >> hillary clinton wants to essentially abolish the second amendment. >> we have the m world. far none. >> she actually said outloud we are going to raise taxes on the middle class. >> the thing that has amazed me is the depth of the trash talking of latinos, saying that all mexicans are rapists and going after latino immigrants. >> the obama-clinton war has could have had 50,000 jobs.
testimony was consistent and i have told the american people. that there were decisions discussed and made to retroactively classify the e-mails. >> joining us is bill adair and a duke professor and joins us from charlie rose country in raleigh, north carolina. good to see you. >> good morning, gayle. >> you just heard the montage we before we get into specifics, how does this season compare to political seasons in the past in terms of factually challenged statements, if you will? >> well, it's been crazy busy for us at politifact. the magnitude of the claims and the magnitude of the falsehoods is remarkable and i think it reflects how the media has changed and so many more ways now that candidates can get their messages out without the
that allows them to say things that often aren't true. >> donald trump says that he was being sarcastic with his latest comment. does that exempt him from the fact or fiction test? >> i'll tell you, we had originally rated his claim pants on fire, which is our lowest rating, the rating we use for falsehoods that are not just false, but ridiculously false. but, you know, it's really been used for several days now. he doubled-down on it yesterday as you noted in the interview with hugh hewitt and now he claims he was being sarcastic. it's just truly remarkable. i think we need a new rating on our truth meter for this. >> you're talking about the claim that he had that barack obama and hillary clinton founded isis. our john dickerson says it's statements like that that trump is baiting the fact checkers like you to keep the conversation going.
>> well, i think it is remarkable that he wants to keep the conversation going, particularly when i can't imagine that any communications strategist would say it makes sense. i mean, he is getting fact checkers and other journalists to point out again and again that his statements are false, and it just makes no -- it doesn't make a lot of sense. is he baiting fact checkers? you know, i think there is definitely everybody. >> but, bill, i mean, is there some point to the notion that the checking system need to be refined at all when somebody says the sky is not blue? i mean, is there a need to fact check that? >> well, we are selective in what we fact check at politifact. we will fact check claims where people wonder and, really, is that true? i think with the claim that president obama and hillary
it's legitimate -- you know, people hear that and say really, what role did that he play? we looked into it and we found that isis was actually founded in 2004, so four years before barack obama was elected, and those are the kind of things we fact check. it's not like we are social scientists. we are journalists and we are trying to satisfy our readers and viewers' curiosity. >> hillary clinton is not immune. a recently poll say that hillary clinton is dishonest. how does she stand up against the fact checking and that percentage as well? >> you know, it's interesting. her percentage of false and pants on fire ratings is about the same as other american politicians. i think it's 13%. by contrast, trump is at 55%. but i think what has happened with secretary clinton is that
you played earlier, you know, there was one where she repeated something she had said before that the fact checkers had said was false and people remember those big moments. >> bill, good luck keeping up with them the next three months. >> you're going to be busy! >> we are. >> thank you for your time. the gold rush continues for the united states in rio. michael phelps earned gold in the 200-meter individual medley in rio yesterday and his fourth gold in rio and the 22ndf 16-year olympic career. simone manuel was considered a long shot but she shared gold in the 100-meter freestyle and the first black female swimmer to strike gold in an olympic swimming event. >> 19-year-old gymnast simone biles made her own headline and earned the gold medal in the individual all-around and earned the highest score on vault. there is one vault, even the world's top gymnast, will not perform.
with details on the death defying stunt. good morning. >> sorry, guys. we are trying to keep it together out here this morning. it's not as impressive as those gymnasts. their skills pretty much all of them are amazing. but there is one move you were talking about called the vault of death that only a number of athletes have landed. vaulting begins with a sprint. then the launch. followed by flips, twist and a spin. simone biles may take the occasionally step, but from the start, she is a step ahead of the competition. seven-time olympic medalist shannon miller. >> i think simone, whether she wins five gold medals or what not, i think what makes her so dominant is her difficulty. >> reporter: despite all of those skills, one move is on so difficult that biles won't try
death. it was first landed in 1999. this egyptian gymnast tried it in 2014 and nearly avoided serious injures. in rio, two are expected to attempt it. indian gymnast car is only one of five women to successfully land it. pubata is another. a 41-year-old mom and two-time olympic uzbekistan. they launch themselves into two and a half somersaults forward and ideally landing on her feet. >> it's one of those skills you're either on or you're injured. if you're on or off. >> reporter: tyler watts was a member of the fierce five who won team gold in london. >> i think the biggest challenge of this vault is getting enough
when even one detail is off, it could mean disaster. >> you have to practice it every day and that could be so tolling on your body and that is where you risk injury. >> reporter: a french gymnast broke his leg last weekend in qualifying. or a gymnast flopped and crashed here. after the horse's height was set too low at the 2000 sydney games. but when it works, this twist and bend through the air and still stick a landing. >> it just gets better. >> reporter: sunday night's vault final is the first of four individual finals for the women. simone biles will compete in three of those. so at the end of next week, she could have five gold medals. gayle? >> oh, and we hope she gets all five of them! hold on to the umbrella! that is one of those videos you watch, where you go, ow! i don't want to go anything that has death in it but good luck to them on sunday night.
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square and mazys shares rose 17% after the announcement but stock has tumbled 17% of the past year. aaron, good morning. >> good morning. >> here is the ceo who is considered the legend in the retail business. he's had to make some really difficult decisions and people still say macy's ain't what it used to be. what has happened to the stores? >> the short answer what happens to macy is amazon.com has happened to macy's. it's not the same e macy's when we were kid. it was a place to go to. it was glamorous. a place you wanted to go. now it's kind of a scrum. if i try to buy a men's shirt like this there is 17 places i can use. you walk into the men's department where they have shirts and the maryland is packed toget -- merchandise is all packed together. >> that matters to people. >> especially when you can get it cheaper online.
kohl's is out there and t.j. max. if i'm thinking about price that is where i'm going to go. when i go to macy's i don't necessarily think about price but if they don't have the right price i'm not buying it there. the segment vault of the death. macy's is facing a very similar challenge, right? they got pressure from all side. >> you mentioned amazon in that online component. how do these department stores get people back into the actual store? >> that goes to the quote that you what terry lundgren and jeff jeanette are seeing they are taking some of the money and saving from closing these stores and the stores that they are keeping, they are going to revest in them and make it a better customer experience and that may include from getting the maryland better to doing new things they don't have at macy's right now. urban outfitters, the retailer, a couple of years ago they bought a pizzeria. you think if i'm a young kid and
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and the bi good morning, it's 8:25 on this friday morning, august 112th. a hot and humid day with showers expected. i'm mary calvi. john has our forecast coming up. first police are looking for the men in this sketch who assaulted a woman in riverside park on the upper west side last friday. he's accused of attacking a woman walking her dolling at 5:20 in the morning near 107th to fight off the man and get away. police are also looking for the suspect who roughed up a 74- year-old man during an attempted robbery thursday in the clermont section of the bronx. video shows the suspect pushing the elderly man down the stairs kicking him and trying to steal his property, but despite the brutal attack the victim suffered only minor injuries. business owners on the upper east side are on high alert this morning as the search continues for an accused
times in the area since last month. police say he targeted a consignment shop on 81st street for the second time last week. surveillance video from july 26 shows the suspect throws several pieces of cardboard in front of the shop. he then appears to pour a liquid before igniting it. people walking by called 9-1-1. >> he's going to get caught because everybody's worried. i'm worried. the woman next door is worried. everybody's worried. >> it's horrible, but he's mentally ill probably. >> st tried setting fire to the door of a dry cleaners on 82nd street. shops in the area have placed posters with the suspect's picture in their windows. and tonight will be the end of an era for arod. slugger alex rodriguez plays his final game in the bronx tonight. rodriguez played 3rd base for most of his career and wanted to play tonight, but manager joe girardi turned down his request. we'll get a check on these
-- and dealing us those really high real feel numbers. 77 currently, 93 later today. some relief for the south shore as you have that wind out of the south, don't forget high risk current risk, moderate for the jersey shore. going to the pool today, i don't blame you. that's going to be nice to get in. when you get out it's going to feel like 105. burn time about 15 minutes, uv forecast is way up there. there's a storm chance later. if it's a late swim, keep your eyes on the skies. i want safe. there's not a whole lot to show you right now. we are waiting for the heat and humidity to combine and fire up the storm here or there. just real quickly look at the potential, this afternoon could feel like 105 in parts of the area and even a little warmer for your saturday. mary. john thanks, we're back with another local update in 25 minutes, i'm mary calvi cbs this morning returns in just a
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ahead, how thousands of small changes are giving the national park an event brighter future. >> that is beautiful as well. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the washington post" reports on pope francis having lunch with syrian refuges in vatican city. the families were brought to rome by the pope after his trip to a refuge camp in april. some of the kid presented him with drawings. new york "daily news" reports on president obama sharing his summer the songs he is listening to this summer. it includes upbeat songs like "you got the look." that is by prince and you're hearing it right now. the president gets more songs with the following. there is an oldie which is playing now.
that is playing now. seems like he has a wide variety of musical tastes. today reports on facebook changing the formula that determines what shows up highest in your newsfeed. more personally informative stories will be given priority, facebook says, to define what is informative, facebook surveys tens of thousands of users a day and rank the stories on 1 to 5 and 5 being really alex rodriguez remains a lightning rod to the very end of his yankees career. a-rod was loudly booed last night in boston. but he drove in a key run to help the yankees win. was turned down. he will be a team special adviser after the game tonight. he is four home runs shy of 700.
the team unveiled a helmet decal during training camp with the message operating room in arm. a cowboys official says the league won't allow it to be worn during games. the nfl requires consistency in the uniforms league wide. team usa has had a great first week in rio. michael phelps won gold last night, again. bringing his overall olympic medal total to 26. simone manuel made history, she became the first african-american woman to win an swimming. and powerhouse gymnast simone biles won gold in the women's all-around and officially making her the best in the world. ben tracy is in rio. good morning again, ben. so much to pull from there. it's almost like you don't know where to start. but i will start with history made with simone manuel. it almost got overshadowed by the rest but how big of a moment was this? >> reporter: it was huge. when you can basically
night. she made history twice. it's not just that she was the first black female swimmer to win a gold medal, she also broke an olympic record. so she was not even expected to medal and, all of a sudden, she comes out of nowhere and ties for the gold and setting the olympic record and making a real historic moment and it was something to see. a great olympic moment for team usa in these games. >> reporter: let's talk about michael phelps. it was a big showdown between him and ryan lochte last he was amazing to watch last pn. >> reporter: he was. a 31-year-old is not supposed to be this good in a swimming pool but michael phelps has come back to the olympics and he is just tearing it up. i think what people are talking about not so much that michael phelps won but a lot of people are talking about the fact that ryan lochte didn't even win a medal. going into this, it was all about about the duel in the pool and these two guys going neck-to-neck for gold. after that, it was kind of disappointing to hear ryan lochte.
some time off from swimming to regroup after this. >> maybe it was the green hair? i don't know. >> the chlorine effect? >> exactly what is in the pool. >> loaded him down with that hair dye. >> not to be outdone. the coronation is complete for simone biles as well. she won the women's all-around in gymnastics yesterday which was fun to watch after the americans were so dominant as a team. what is the opinion there and what is on tap for next w gymnastics? >> reporter: she proved, once again, she is the best gymnast in the world. and it was pretty cool to see her win that. just the emotion on her face. and her family. it was quite a moment. one of our producers in rio was actually at a bar around the corner from where we are staying while that was happening and he was telling us that the brazilians, the local folks in the neighborhood, were riveted sitting there watching that on television and cheering for her. so she has a lot of fans here that she probably doesn't even
moment. >> everybody loves her. i want to know the name of that producer who was at the bar. >> reporter: it starts with chris. >> do you feel concerned about zika there, ben? >> reporter: it's funny. everybody asks me about sglzikad my response is of all the concerns in rio that is probably the smallest one. it is winter here. you can see most mornings, i've been wearing a society. it's rainy and cold today. really is not that large. and the brazilians have been trying to tell everybody that all along, saying, hey, guys, like this is not as big of an issue as you're making it out to be. and i think they are probably right about that. you just don't see that many mosquitoes. now that being said, if you happen to get bitten by a mosquito that is carrying it and you get zika, that is a serious issue and nothing to take lightly. >> ben tracy and the aforementioned chris, great work
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remember shower lit up the sky overnight last night. the international dark sky association is to protect the natural sky from man-made glare and it lead to a designation of dark sky. this summer the grand canyon became the most famous park to earn this distinction. with its red rocks and roaming seeing the park this way is only half the story. as we watch astronomers gather for a star party. high high-powered telescopes set up. it's an event historic this summer because the grand canyon was just named the newest park to be certified as dark sky.
every single light in this park? >> yes. many of which the people didn't know it existed here. >> reporter: it is a big deal? >> it is a big deal. you're talking about one of the most well-known national parks in the world and now to have added something like this is a huge accomplishment for this park. we are very excited. >> reporter: as evening faded over the park, we began to see, firsthand, why the project was so important. >> now you're really starting to get the full effect of what it's like to be out here at >> reporter: as the last clouds cleared, the night sky emerged. the moon, mars, jupiter, beyond that, brilliant star clusters and the unmistakable glow of our galaxy, the mickey w milky way. >> two-thirds of the people are not able to see the milky way and twoired of the people have never seen the milky way. >> reporter: why is it so important to protect these guys? >> this connects us to something in our past that we are
that is the sense of common humanity that we had in the era before internet and before radio and television, when we sat outside under the stars at night and we told our stories. >> reporter: living in or near a city, you will never see skies like this. it is both inspiring and humbling, and we can show you what it looks like on camera, but it's worth seeing in person. >> wow! awesome! >> you guys want to see this? >> reporter: amateur marinea. what is it about looking up? >> reminds us how small we are. >> reporter: this resonates? >> definitely. i'm from the phoenix area, so we have extreme light pollution there. it's a big city. there is lights everywhere. you can't really see much out, even in the suburbs, and when you come out here and you can just look up and see the milky way and these incredible stars, we should turn off our lights more often. >> reporter: getting named dark
five years in total to complete. somebody had to go and locate every single light in the park? >> yes. >> reporter: ranger raider lane showed us why so many of the 5,000 lights in the park have to be replaced. these new lights are good. they only shine light where needed but the majority of lights cast too big a glare. this is a quintessential example of a bad light? >> terrible light right here. so first of all, you might notice the milky way is gone. it's not above us right now. anything. you see a couple of stars. >> one, two, that is probably a plane. it's all gone. we are within the sky glow right now. these are lights that we are going to work on retrofitting and making more night sky friendly. >> reporter: at the star party, we learned that even the smallest amount of light can ruin your view of the night's sky. at star parties, there are no white lights allowed. it's just these red ones. that is because if you see a white light, your eyes will reset and it takes then another
that means no looking at your phone and certainly no camera flashes. astronomers and tourists took in views that are timeless and, for many, fast fading. john ballentine hopes the grand canyon's dark sky sort of certification serves as an inspiration around the world. >> there is something so intimately connects us to the nature and universe by being out under a starry sky. if i have to have a kid in america or even around the world would be able to experience that. somebody that comes from a place that is light polluted, it's really life changing. >> stunning. stunning. >> beautiful. there is nothing like sitting under a clear night sky and taking it in. and beyond just the beauty of it. it's the energy that is saved. the money that is saved by using the right kind of light. it's what it does for the
a -- nocturnal. it's a win/win all the way around. you try to fight aeir pollution or water pollution it takes a while to clean up. with light pollution, you fix the light, it's fixed right away. >> another reason to go to the grand canyon. i was there a couple of weeks ago but i never look up. i was so busy looking at the rocks. next week a look at all that mattered this week. you're watching "cbs this morning." ??
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les. good morning. 8:55on this friday, august 12th. and hot and humid and we're tracking storms. i'm mary calvi. i john with the forecast coming up. first, business owners are on high alert this morning. an arsonist targeted a containment shot on 81st street for the second time and tried setting fire to the door of a dry cleaners. shops in the area placed posters with the suspect's picture in their windows. police on saturdayen island
images of tire thieves. they stole tires and rims off of parked vehicles. in six of the seven incidences, 200,016 model honda accords. the wind caused a minor construction accident in lower manhattan last night. part of a crane struck three world trade center. the train itself did not topple over after a window was cracked on the 12th floor. it is under construction and uncc temperatures, john elliott. >> thank you, mary. prettier blue in the 7 right now. up to 79 degrees. we talked on a degree from last hour. these are the air temperature readings from 73 to 80. you factor in the humidity, the heat index in the city is at 83. and the real-feel numbers in the mid-80's. getting things going. an excessive heat warning to the east and west and around
everyone else. that is today. and more of the watches during the course of the weekend. southwest wind and another humidity could see a pop up storm tonight. there is a lot going on tonight. and saturday it is hotter and sunday morn activity -- more activity with the rain. >> john, thanks. we're always on at www.wcbstv.com. i'm mary calvi. have a great day. which you are you?
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