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design, produce, and distribute captioning sponsored by cbs >> it's a busy saturday for the candidates. hillary clinton gets an intelligence briefing from the fbi. donald trump speaks to voters in the heartland. also tonight, a federal judge delivers a setback for north carolina's controversial bathroom law. in mississippi, an arrest in the murders of two nuns. what was the motive for the shocking crime? and, as italy mourns its earthquake victims, an expert says many american buidings are not quake-ready. this is the "cbs weekend news." non- good evening, i'm reena ninan. with the election nearly ten
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hillary clinton six points ahead of donald trump. this is a busy weekend for both candidates. trump, campaigning in iowa today. clinton, getting an intelligence briefing from the fbi. errol barnett has the campaigns covered. >> hillary clinton met with the fbi this morning getting her first pre-presidential intelligen donald trump received his earlier this month. today, t republican nominee appeared at the "roast and ride" fundraiser in iowa. >> i will not let you believe me they have been letting you down for many years. i will not let you down. in theostly white state, trump is statistically tied with clinton, but fares much rse among minories nationwide. this week he tried to shift his policy on dealing with the eleven million undocumented people in the country, frustrating those on both sides of the debate. >> we've been doing very very well with the latinos, we've been doing amazing. >> meeting with hispanic busiss leaders friday in
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clarified immigration policy would be announcedithin weeks. but clinton is trying to paint trump as hostile tard minorities releasing this attack ad on friday. >> i have a great relationship with the blacks. >> reporter:it follows a speech in which clinton tied the republican nomee to the so-called "alt-right"-- an extremist movement of white nationalists. >> tse are racist ideas, race baiting ideas, anti-muslim, anti-immigrant, anti-w. all key tenants making up the emging racist ideology kno as the alt-right. >> reporter:clton istill facing questions about conflicts of interest iolving meetings with donors to her family's charitable foundation. on friday, the state department said it ll not finish schedule from her tenure - until after the election , ree?
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nation," john dickerson's guests include donald trump's campaign manager, kelly anne conway, former republican presidential caidate ben carson, d donna azile, interim-chair of the democratic national committee. a federal judge has delivered a setback to north carolina's so-called "bathroom " hb2. the judge ruled that t universi of north carolina can not stop tworansgender students and an employee from using restrooms that match their gender identity. joining us to explain is cbs news justice reporter paula reid. paula, how did the judge explain his ruling? >> reporter:this is a narrow ruling only applies to the three people involved. th is a huge victory for people who oppose hb2. bathroom of eir choice because he believes they will uim prevail in this case. >> ninan: so many people wer
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ghts specifically comes tor bathrooms how it came into the national consciousness. after the bill was passed the department of justice told the state of north carolina, no, that bill violates federal civil rights protection. you can't force people to use a bathroom that matches their birth certificate, if they believe their gender identity is >> reporter: general counsel for north carolina, said this isn't a final the governor is going to continue to defend what he what happens next?w. >> to have this decision decided on the merits. but ultimately this will wind up before the supreme court, there's a case in virginia, there's a similar case in texas, several states have sued the obama administration. then there's this case in north carolina. one is going to wind up or all of them at the high court or they will have to decide whether or not they believe federal civil rights law protects sexual
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>> reporter: in washington, thanks. in mississippi, a 46-year-old man is charged with murdering two roman catholic nuns. they were found inside their home thursday, apparently stabbed to death. kenneth craig has the latest on the case that has shocked the nation. >> authorities in small town rant, mississippi, s just about everyone knew beloved sisters paula merrill and margaret held, seen this video doing what they loved. the nuns worked as nurses at a clinic for low income residents state. sister susan gz knew the women for decades. >> these were people, and they they treated everydy with that care and compassion. >> their murders have left this community stunned. police say it does notppear that robbery was the motive. t they d say they quickly zeroed in on 46-year-old rodney sanders. they're now investigating why he allegedly went to the women's home and stabbed them.
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arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder. he'seen dcribed as a drift and has served prison time in iowa. police discovered the women's bodies thursday, and later one of their stolen cars, when they didn't show up for work. assistant police chief james lee. >> i'm sure our community is completely devastated and grieving. >> reporter:and now struggling to understand how something so horrific could happen to two women who dedicated their lives to helping others. police also told me this is the kind of area where many people leave their doors unlocked. in this case there were no signs of forced entry or a break in, reena. >> ninan: thank you so much. among the latest victims of gun violence in chicago, the first cousin of nba star dwyane wade. police say 32-year-old nye-keeya aldridge was not the intended target. she was accidentally shot dead while pushing her baby in a stroller.
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wade cled it "another act of senseless gun violence." missouri was hit by flash floods friday night. parts of kansas city got nearly six inches of rain in about three hours. people trapped in cars had to be rescued by the fire department. more thunderstorms are expected in parts of the midwest, along with atretch of the gulf coast. chief meteorologist craig setzer is tracking the storms at wfor in miami. craig. >> good evening. which are going to settle down, also tracking disturbance located to the southeast of florida still not that organized, we look for thunderstorms around the center, we're not seng that. development unlikely at least for the next couple of days. look all the possibilities of where it could go. far western gulf coast to the northeast. may be might not even hold together, main thing in the coming days, going to be the potential for flooding especially over florida as deep tropical moisture comes up that's going to be a problem
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besides this system, there's one off in the atlantic, early next week. ena. >> ninan: thanks, craig. a southwest airlines flight made an emergency landing saturday morning after one of its two engines had a serious malfunction. thboeing 737 was flying from new orleans to orlando when an engine part apparently blew off. pensacola, florida with 104 passengers and crew on board. across italy, saturday was a day ofourning for nearly 300 people killed by a devastating earthquake. wednesday's magnitude 6.2 quake flatned several mountain villages. in oow35 people were brought to a community gym, one of the last large buildings still stanng. seth doane reports from the disaster area. >> reporter:families that have grieved in private gathered together today for a funeral that showed an
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italy's prime minister and president were there. not far away, workers continued sifting through rubble knowing the probability of finding anyone alive faded with each passing hour. firefighter franco mantovan is one of the rescuers: >> after 48 hours the probability go down and we can found -- we can find -- only dead people. >> reporter:r danger, and debris, rescuers had to contend with, while drone footage revealed the scale of what they're up against. pictures of amatrice from 2014 show an idylllic town that appears almost dream-like compared with today. look at this cafe? and square as it was and, then, when we arrived just after the quake: >> this is an area where there had been a restaurant, you can still see the tables and chairs
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>> reporter:some of those displaced from makeshift camps, relying on donations to get by. there may be clothing and supplies but no one can provide answers to the big question: what comes next. umberto palaferri had just renovated his home two years ago. sa, i'm 76 and don't know if i can rebuild it. from above, footage showed the random nature of destruction: some mountain towns were on the ground, for those whose lives were shattered any future plans are, for now, overshadowed by grief and pain. seth doane, cbs news, amatrice italy. >> ninan: you might think buildings in the united states can better withstand an earthquake like the one that hit italy. but carter evans has learned many buildings in california are not quake-ready. >> the centuries-old villages pulverized in the italy quake
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line, both in distance and construction style. but cal tech seismologist, lucy jones warns the destruction from a shallow earthquake centered here would look very similar. >> we have buildings all over the state that are 100 years old, there was no seismic information whatsoever used in building those buildings. >> brick buildings crumbled in downtown napa when a 6.0 quake struck in 2014, but damage was limited because many had already >> if that building isn't reinforced, what happens tit in a large earthquake. >> well, so called unreinforced masonry buildings like that without any seismic strengthening is essential what i call a "death. box." >> kit miyamoto is a california seismic safety commissioner and a structural engineer. his company strengthens buildings, like this one, in downtown la. >> before this was reinforced, if this big earthquake happened here, this will have major, major, major damage, even collapse.
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built prior to 1980s, it could be really dangerous. >> the city of los angeles alone has identified 13,500 small residential apartment buildings that need strengthening which can cost tens of thousands of dollars each. but miyamoto says it's okay to start small. >> you don't have to fix everything, you don't hait. >> but every little thing you do. >> that's right. >> makes a difference. >> that's exactly correct. reporter:experts sve newer buildings in california are only earthquake "resistant." is that means they're built to allow people to get out alive. but may not necessarily be in happennable afterwards. >> reporter: in prescott, arizona, a playground was dedicated in memory of kayla mueller. she was a 26-year-old humanitarian aid worker captured by isis in syria and killed 18 months later. organizers say the playground in mueller's hometown pays tribute
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>> ninan: muslim women in france are now free to wear so-called "burkinis." after one town banned the full-body swimwear. france's top administrative court stepped in to overturn the ruling. charlie d'agata reports. >> the burkini is back on the beach. the ban's been overturned in just one resort on the french riviera, but it's is expected to lead to the lifting of bans in all 30 coastal towns that had it in place. france's highest court agreed
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s a "serious a clearly illegal violation of fundamental frdoms." activist marwan muhammad said it effectively banned devout muslims from the beach. >> this impact is huge politically because it sends a clear message to the political elite that you cannot stigmatize part of the population just because of their religion. fining women, forcing them to disrobe, and iges like these of police surrounding a muslim women in a headscarf triggered a fierce debate about women's gh defense of secularism.?3 s, the decision was a victory for common sense. france has more important things to worry about, she says. the fact they cancelled the ban is fantastic. the town's mayor doesn't see it that way. lionnel luca said the ruling would only heighten tensions. i hope they're satisfied, he said. the rampant islamization is
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nice and the regions around it put the burkini ban in place after last month's isis-inspired terror attack. cal aders argued that the burkini was a risk to blic order. the burkini's innt, austraan aheda zanetti, said her design was never meant to symbolize any political or religious statement. >> this is a swimsuit at represents freedom and sun and surf and hapness and swimming and leure, family happiness. just what everyone ee wants when they go to the beach. charlie d'agata cbs news, london. >> ninan: charlie, thank you. still ahead, how the national parks are celebrating their 100th birthday.
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mountains, the most visited, to the grand canyon, the everglades. and the newest addition katahdin woods and waters national monument in maine, designated by president obama just yesterday. mike reynolds is deputy director of the national park service. >> so if you're a science person, you can go to edison and be in his lab as if he never had left. if you're a rock climber you can hang upside-down on yosemite national park on 400 foot cliffs. if you're a history buff you can walk through the steps of jackson and lee in the civil war. >> decades ago some politicians wanted to turn this old towpath and canal in maryland into a highway. but nature lovers prevailed. today it's the c&o canal national historical park. it runs 185 miles all the way from west virginia to washington, dc. and it gets almost five million visitors a year, iluding the determan family whose frequent visits have made 9 year old
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the turtles, the salamanders, the egrets. we really love nature. >> but keeping the parks in pristine condition is a struggle. there's a $12 billion maintenance backlog. congress did increase the budget this year. and entrance fees from about 307 million visitors a year do help. but this weekend will be no charge giving all americans a chance to experience a national treasure for free. chip reid, cbs news, potomac maryland. >> ninan: it's an offer they keep refusing. tens of millions of dollars for the building that houses their family's bookstore. ? some relationships you stick with. over time, they get even better. that's why more people stick with humana medicare advantage. we work together with you to find the best plan, however your needs might change.
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. >>e close tonight in a ritzy part of new york city, where a family-owned book store is still thriving. the owners, defiantly reng anthony mason paid a visit. >> in midtown manhattan, squeezed in between the skyscrapers on east 59th street, is a six story litery oasis. the argosy bookstore has been in business for 91 years now. it's run by three sisters. >> and this is? >> "moby dick." >> judith lowry, the first born, is in charge of first editions.
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sister. >> this is an act of congress signed by thomas jefferson. >> runs the autographs department. and adina cohen, the youngest, presides over the map and art gallery. >> it has no central park. >> all in their 70's now, the three sisters have run argosy since their father died in 1991. >> a lot of people must come into this shop and wonder why you're still here. >> everyday. especially real estate brokers. >> why are you still here? >> we are here because we own the building. otherwise we would have gone out of business long ago. louis cohen's smartest business decision. also worked at argosy, passed on their love of books to their three girls: sisters and brothers tend to have their battles. >> we do that off premises.
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>> the internet's brought in online orders from around the world, but even among those browsing t bargain bins, foot traffic is down: how often do you get offers to sell? >> a hundred times a year. >> a hundred times a year? >> i had three calls last week. >> you had three calls last week? >> but the sisters have already planned for their succesion: judith's son, ben lowry, will make sure this bookstore won't budge. you feel like you're protectin we are protecting heritage. >> books. books are endangered. >> to louis cohen's daughters, s not the real estate that has the st value, it's the llection that it houses. anony mason, cbs news, new york. >> ninan: now cbs week end news for this saturday. later on cbs, nfl preseason football. the news continuesow on our
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