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? it's tuesday, august 16th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." >> i call it extreme >> that's how donald trump describes his latest plan to take on terrorism. the cold war era test he'd put immigrants through on their way to the united states. the suspect is in jail tonight. >> breaking overnight, erupts in applause, in an arson arrest in northern california where a wildfire has swallowed more than
arrest in the case of a murdered imam. surveillance videos that link the suspect to the killing. and head first over allyson felix. the photo finish that has the american sprinter settling for american sprinter settling for silver. captioning funded by cbs good morning from the 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters. here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-m have arrested the man they say started the devastating clayton fire in northern california. more than 100 homes and businesses have been destroyed by that fire. police reveal the arrest of 40-year-old damon passic at a facility doubling as a center. they say he's responsible for several fires.
have arrested mr. passsock on 17 charges of arson. >> reporter: police say he's responsible for numerous fires in the past including the blaze that tore through the town of lake county over the weekend. >> with a lake county homes you know that the fires we've been experiencing is definitely not normal. >> reporter: it destroyed more than 7500 including this woman's. >> i have nowhere to go. >> reporter: the fire started saturday afternoon, and by sunday was burning house after house. 100-degree heat and fierce winds made battling the blaze difficult from the air and on the ground. residents here were told to flee. the fire named 9 clayton fire is burning near the same fire
clayton fire as disruptive and intense but they're hoping to gain ground. >> weather is say nemesis for us. >> reporter: the biggest concern is it could send embers flying. >> it only takes one to get out of hand. we hope that's not going to be the case. >> reporter: so far total damages total more than $10 million. chris martinez, cbs news, lower lake, california. well, at least seven people are believed to have diedm louisiana. this morning, flood warnings continue in the southern region of the state. omar villafranca reports from baton rouge. >> reporter: from the air, it's hard to find dry land in southeast louisiana. the parrish just east of baton rouge is covered in several feet of water. sergeant paul meeker sergeant of the national guard took us over the flood zone.
until the power goes off. >> reporter: at least four rivers stretching across southern louisiana reached record highs. the ameet river reached 17 feet. della walker said leaving her home was difficult but she had no other choice. >> we woke up and it was just unbelievable the water we had in the yard. and i really didn't want to leave my home. i really wanted to stayt but i had to take my life and my son's life here. >> reporter: and they were rescued just before the water overtook their home. these men used their boat to rescue over 7500 people. >> what's your reaction when you see them pull up. >> they're just thankful that you're there to help them. >> reporter: 500 red cross volunteers are on their way to help residents. this is the largest disaster
omar villafranca, cbs news, baton rouge, louisiana. a firefighter from northern louisiana helping with rescues from baton rouge accidentally fired a hand gun he brought along with him. another firefighter was wounded. his condition is unknown. and flood goes through michigan and in indiana, several tornadoes touched down yesterday including this one near brownsburg, outside of indianapolis. the tornado destroyed at least one home, d brought down power lines but no one was seriously hurt. turning to politics now, donald trump called for a ban on immigrants who don't believe in the constitution. while hillary clinton criticized her opponent for an inconsistent plan to stop i.c.e. hena daniels joins us. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. the gop presidential candidate laid out his counterterrorism
>> we have a president that doesn't want to say the words. everyone who cannot name our enemy is not fit to lead our country. >> reporter: donald trump asailed the policies of president obama in fighting isis and questioned hillary clinton's ability to lead. >> she also lacks the mental and physical stamina to take on isis we face. >> reporter: trump also calls her temporary suspension of immigration, for nations with a history of terrorism and propose an ideological cast for immigrants to gauge whether they share american values. >> i call it extreme vetting. those who do not believe in our constitution or who support bigotry and hatred will not be admitted for immigration into
was joined by joe biden in a rally in scranton, pennsylvania, the vice president's hometown. >> the secret is, he has no plan. >> reporter: clinton argued trump's proposal to fight terror. >> he tox about letting syria become a free zone for isis. a major country in the middle east to launch attacks against us and others. he's talked about sending ground troops, american ground troops. well that is off the table as far as i'm concerned. >> reporter: biden's son beau served a year in iraq. and the vice president said he wouldn't have allowed it under a trump presidency. >> i would have thrown my body in front of him. no, i really mean it, to keep him from going if the judgment was based on trump's decision. >> president obama held a fund-raiser for his former secretary of state yesterday. and while he did not mention donald trump by name, he did
the case against her opponent because every time he talks, he makes a case against his own candidacy, anne-marie. police in new york city charged a man in the shooting death of a muslim cleric and his friend. oscar morrell is facing two counts of second degree murder. police say he killed an imam over the weekend. police linked the violent crime to a series of hit and runs they say he w afterwards. >> right now, there's nothing to determine. we're still looking as we go forward. right now, we can't explain why this person was there. >> reporter: yesterday, 1,000 people gathered in kweengs for funeral services only six blocks from the crime scene. mayor de blasio promised police extra police protection. milwaukee was calmer overnight amid a curfew following days of rioting over
a peaceful vigil was held yesterday for the victim. the city moved up the city is curfew by one hour to 10:00 p.m. weekend protests left a half dozen businesses in blames. milwaukee police chief said he was surprised at the unlevel of unrest that erupted. to rio where american runner allyson felix fell just short of bringing home say fifth record gol gold. shaunae miller dove head first over felix. she could still run the 4x100 and 4x400 meters in the relay. it was laurie hernandez who sagged silver on a rare error by simone biles. bulls is bringing home bronze
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well, usain bolt received his olympic gold medal yesterday confirming once again that he's the world's fast the test person. but as ben tracy reports, perhaps the most amazing thing about the jamaican sprinter is how easy he makes it look. >> reporter: when usain bolt ran away with the gold in the 100-meter sprint he seemed to suck all the oxygen out of the stadium. >> here he, usain bolt! >> reporter: of course, jamaicans in rio went bonkers. >> i'm on top of the world right now. >> reporter: but when this is your title -- who is the fastest man in the word? >> usain bolt. >> reporter: everybody knows your name. >> usain bolt. >> his last name is bolt, man. >> reporter: he put on one of the greatest shows in sports,
seriously in the zone before each race, bolt does this. when everybody else looks like they're dying during the race, bot does this. and this particular bolt of lightning has now struck three times. he's the first person to win gold in the 100 meters in three olympics. so how fast is he? a typical treadmill in a gym maxes out at 12 miles per hour. bolt's foot speed has been clocked at nearly 28 miles per hour. but what he's known best for may be his signature move. >> that's pretty good. >> reporter: now still iconic, it can only be outdone by the biggest outstretched arms in rio. ben tracy, cbs news, rio de janeiro. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," beach volleyball players kerri walsh jennings and april ross. i'm anne-marie green.
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here's another look at this morning's top stories. police arrested a 40-year-old man suspecting him of setting a fire that's destroyed 175 homes and businesses in northern california. the so-called clayton fire caused more than $10 million in damage a families homeless. police say the suspect is to blame for several fires over the past year and a half. and donald trump proposed an ideology test for perspective immigrants to make sure they share american values. the test would test applicants on their views such as suspects of religious freedom, gender equality and same-sex rights. clinton meanwhile criticized trump for an inconsistent plan to fight isis.
stop the terrorist groups. more than 1,000 babies die every year for suspected infants deaths. there are some things parents should do to reduce the risks but new research shows we're not getting the message. >> reporter: jackie gable knows the guidelines for puts the 3-year-old to bet. she should be in her back on her crib. but a new study in the journal of p are using methods that could put their babies at risk for sleep-related deaths. researchers looked at infants and found that many babies were placed on they are bellies or sides. and more than 90% had items in the cribs or bassenetetinets ar protected. >> what we want is protection
melissa reuben said parents get bombard aed with new baby products. and new parents are desperate for sleep. >> you put them in a bed with pillows and blankets and other people. it's just not a safe environment at all. >> reporter: jackie says to commit for what's best for your child. >> you have to make it to do what's safest for the baby. if you have to stay up all night, you have to stay up all night. >> reporter: she said she follows her matter how hard it is. cbs news. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the rising cost of the epipen and impact on families. plus, we go to rio and talk to kerri walsh jennings and april ross as they get ready for
it's 4:30. 880 degrees on -- 80 degrees on this tuesday, august 16th. a heat advisory in effect for today and we could have some storms, good morning, i'm chris wragge. >> and i'm cindy hsu in for mary calvi. we'll have traffic and weather together on the 2s in a moment but we begin with an arrest in the murder of imam and his stands. >> the suspect steged to make his first appearance in court later today and our magdalena doris in front of the courthouse with more. >> reporter: oscar morel will appear in court today. they can still not say why the two victims were ambushed.