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>> o'donne: trumcross the border. mending fences-- trusendoeelingn to have a >> o'donnell: and building wall >> as for who payor the wall, we dt discusst. >> o'donnell: also tight, stormermine batters t state.ical a u.s. navyanding goes terribly wrong. we'll show you what happed next. and the college football play of the week, making a young's day. >> reporter: you looked up and therhe w? >>eah. e "what's up, dude in? captiong sponsored by cb
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>> o'donne: goodveng. sct is o tight. i'm norah o'donnell. we, itas not exactly on par with nixon opening to chinas ofk about mexico, mexicans, and mexicaamericans, donald trump the border today.uf heet privately with mico's esident, then sod sidey side withim t address the press. trump looked t same asr,ve but his words h a distinctly softer >> rorter: donald trump arrived in mexico and took a helicopter wantiareside palace. thatovoid mexic city protts.ca stree prest enrie pe nieto, axican harsh critic o trump's, the g.o.p. nominee said this about his push for a wall onhe t rder betwehe two countries: >> we recognize and respect the right either country to build
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any of its borders. >> reporter: on his promise that mexico would pay for the wall, trump punted. >> wdid dcuss t wall. we didn't discuss payment of the wall. that will be for a later date. this was a very preliminary meeting. >> reporter: trumpdentified vels for u.s.-meco relations. not included-- deptation of the estimated 11 million mentedrant immig many fromico, living in the u.s. a me restrainend diplomatic trumscribed illegal border crossings andg trade as a bilateral ncern. we'll work togetheand weill ose solved. >> rter: president pena nieto took pains to remind trump in terms of netigrati more mexicans returning home than coming to the u.s., and he urged respect from trump, aled refe to his derory mments about mexico.>> ty're br.
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>> reporter: trump tried to rhic.the edge offis own harsh >>r. presint, i want to thk you. this has b a tremendoushond i c. >> reporter: and one of the overriding goals of this hastily arranged trip make trump appear presidential and capable on the diplomatic stage. ioty wit speechel tackle anoth positigztaor andd to clarify his r sopecifi on consanucting andng thatwa the southern border. o'donnell: major garrett izona. ankou. med at pttinng the reya villarrl got reactn in los angeles. >> reporter: this anoon in aca.oummigration vis loado ant van and headed to local registration office wre they held latino residents register to vote. for them, this election is personal. >> this issue is so important to the imgrant community. >> reporter:rgers, polo deported back in the 70s and
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believes will donald trump's o mexico will work against him. do you feel like this meeting is a way to try to manipulate latino voters? the way that we see it, it's becoming a political circus. i think he's made it very clear onre he stands and he's not going to change that. >> reporter: 27 million latinos are eligible to vote in thes in the 2012 presidential election, 11 million latinos voted. at least 13 million are expected to vote this year. a new poll shows hillary clinton with a favorable rating amon latinos, versus trump with despite a much calmer trump talking about his meeting with president pena nieto, former u.s. treasurer and longtime republican activist rosario marin doubts his intentions. >> if he thinks all of a sudden because he's goinghereow, miions of mexicans ar going to lov him and million here in the united states are going to loveim, h ise wrong. he's dead wrong. >> reporter: buthere is some lati support forrump including theeople at a
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nchez: >> there a a lot of los who ar close trump supporter they are independent conservatives. they are concerned about borr security, and they feel thatnal, can getomething done. >> reporter: as a whole, new voters are younger and more diverse. this particulagroup is hoping to register 10,000 new voters for this particular presidential election, and they are me than a quarterf the way there. norah, for those people wanting to vote in this upcoming presidential election, they have until the end of septe t register. >> o'donnell: all right, mireya, thank you so much. a new poll out said shows 56% of americans have an ufer favorable that's her worse showing ever. clinton, it's better than the 63% f donald trump. while he was in mexico today, she was cmpaigng in cincinnati. here's nancy cordes. >> droppingn on our neighbors for a few hours, a then flying home again, that is not how it
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the american legio clint condemd trump'spproach to diplomac >> youon't bld a coalition insulting our frienr ting like loose cannon. you do it by png inhe slow, hard work ofuilding relationships, getting countries working together w myock every day as your secretary of state. >> reporter: to drive home the contrast, her campaign compiled a list of every tweet trump ever written about america's southern ally. "mexico is not our friend," he said one. slamming its "totally corrupt government" in another. clinton met with the mexican president herself in 2014 and has not announced plans to go back. she's got some ground to make up in this country after spending most of the past two weeks fund-raising. her low pubc profile enabled trump conversation.
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the state department begins. >> reporter: one result is that clinton's favorability ratings have dropped by nine point among women and 1 points among hispanics, just since the start of the month, thoh she is still leading trump, nah, in virtually ery national poll. >> o'donnell: all right, nancy cordes, thank you. north carolina caught a break today when a tropical system that threatened the outer banks moved out storm hermine formed in the gulf of mexico and could become the first hurricane to hit florida's mainland since wilma nearly 11 years ago. four million people are in its path. here's omar villafranca. >> reporter: pounding surf and gusting wis were the first signs of tropical storm hermine' arrival on florida's west coast today. in the coastalown of gulfport, the storm's first rain band
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this home, turning the front yard into a pond.>> i'm pretty worried. >> reporter: debby deade is all right fighting akle-deep water in her mother's home. >> the water has been really bad. we actually have a pump inside ready to go to flow outhe water out here. >> reporter: the storm is expected to make landfall tomorrow, soaking portions of the florida coast with as much as 15 inches of rain. hermine has no reached hurricane strength,ut governor rick scott is sti warning florids >> we're going to see some water. don't drive intot. we're goingo see downed power lines. be careful. don't drive around hem. >> reporter: wolfgang deininger and karen love walked around their gulfport neighborhood to check out the early fooding. the two residents say they've alrey made preparations for the storm. >> sandbags. i've got sandbags in the back of my jeep. we're driving around, seeing if an >> reporter: there are still some people out here enjoying
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norah, areaip tide. schools are canceled tomorrow in anticipation of the storm. >> o'donnell: we want to bring in echer, fisur chief meteorologist in our sister station in boston wbz. he is tracking hermine as we as two hurricanes in the pacific. eric, you have looked at it all. how intense is this going to get? >> norah we he wched the system for two weeks and today reaching tropil m status than it hre organiz the last couple of weeks and furtr strengthening is pected before landfall to strong tropical storm and maybe getting to cat 1 hurricane status. we have warnings from the tampa area, reaching arounto the panhandle. also, storm surge is going to be a big issue. the hurricane center has a new product, these storm surge maps. i would really recommend anyone who lives this that area to check out those mams on the hurricane center's web site. king lanl late tomorrow night in florida, moving up
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south carolina. what happens after that is a lileess certain. we'll watch the storm stall out st sou of longsland as we head into the weekend. indication we are going to see stng idts the mid-atlantic, strong winds and heavy rainfall into saturday and sunday. and ink e heavrain is abig g fom florida right up along the east coast, with the farther track, we could be talking about seral inches of floodin rain. then we look to the pacific, two hurricanes t wtch, madeline and lester. deli has been g island.sormings a out fth >> o'doell: in tmedi rreaabt 1800 migrant were rescd just today amid a new exodus fm north america. >> reporter: the image of t lifeless toddler who looked almost as if he was sleeping
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cris in the mediterranean sea. alan kurdi and his family fled war-torn syria and tried to make therossing to europe as hundreds of thousands had before them. full ofespete pple hopinged foewr a n life. and th're sll cg. aloned0 10, migrts have been rescued the coast of libya, many africa. more tha 3,000 people are feared drowned so far this year, but these five-day-old twins ma it to safety. the route that alan kurdi tried take from greece has slowed to a trickle after europe made a deal with turkey to return migrants. but it that hasn't solved much. 60,000 people are nowan sd in greece, 27,000 of them
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million syan refugsive prvesecario in middle east. many of them children without education or any hope for the future. out of those millionsf syrian refugees, norah, the u.s. takein 10,000 peoplsoar ythisr. >> o'donnell: holly wiiams in istbul, tnk you,olly chicago's mayor isut a new pn civiln oversight of t polic commity trust that he oded, even as gun violence has skyrocted. dean reynolds is following this. >> reporter: at lst 28 people were shot in chicago since monday morning. among the dead was 16-year-old elijah sims. his aunt wanda said what many have said before. >> please, plee stop the senseless shooting. >> reporter: but the often scattershot gang violence has deified sutions and the
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cops and the communityhey've sworn to protect. on tuesday, mayor rahm emanuel proposed a new publi safety watchdog to identify police patterns and practices that may be unconstitutional and a more powerful police oversight board to replace an agency that almost never found the police at fault for anything over the last decade. ore than 400 police shootings since 2007, for example, it found only two that, despite thousds of abuse complaint and hundreds of ions of taxpayerollars i legal sements the city pai to vicms o policisconduct. sours relations.abusehat >> my cama. >> no, you have to go. >> reporter: afterhe rapper che smith was held up saturday morning and tried to report the crime at his local police division, he was met wh indifference and suspicion by e officers at the desk. >> she kept playiandyrush. >> rorr: the police ler
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strictly race. this iss is about culre of thehicago police and professionalism. >> reporter: the proof of the the damage all of this is doing is in the numbers. so far this year, chicago has more murders than new york and los angelesombined. and, norah, the long labor day weekend is looming. >> o'donnell: shocking to hear those numbers. dean reynolds, thank you so much. coming up next, a plane tumbles of a carrier deck. next. ah, my poor mouth breather. allergies? ah, my poor mstuffy nose?r. can't sleep? enough. take that. a breathe right nasal strip of course. imagine just put one on and pow! it instantly ons your nose up to 38 more than allergyut medicine alone.w! so you can breathe, and sleep. better than a catnap. shut your mouth and say goodnight, mouthbreathers.
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sight for what see like a vy long time. you evad a cse callike that uh, i've had some close calls, but that was the really, ally close call there, sir >> reporter: lieutenant matt halliwell was the pot of a plane tha unlike most carrier aircraft, has no ejection sites. the only way out for the three men aboard was to crawl through an overhead escape hatch after they hit the water. would really have been able to get out? >> it's kind of rolling the dice at that point. >> reporteig dice >> yes, sir. >> reporter: three lives. >> reporter: lieutenant commander kellen smith, who is still aboard the "eisenhower" and spoke to us from the persian gulf was sitting next to halliwell in the cockpit as his plane went off the end. the plane disappeared for four full seconds, but it was the actions the crew took in the first second that saved them. smith pushed the plane's flaps down to give it more lift.
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to full power and retracting the landing ar to decrease drag. were you saying anythg like, "come on?" >> it was pretty quietly, actual, which was probably the best since we were just ableo focus on what we needed to do. >> repter: watching in slow motion, you can see the arresting wire after i spped whippingoss the fligh deck. eight crew membersuffered broken bones. an investigation blamed faulty maintenance, but credited the flight crew with phenomenal airmanship. >> reporter: two days later, halliwell and smith flew back to david martin, cbs news, norfolk, virginia. >> o'donnell: and the battle against zika next. appen by funding scientific breakthroughs, advancing public policy, and providing local support to those living with
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while.ouch'vinweheard in a here's mark strassmann to tell it. >> repter: montformiddle school's cafeteria served up something special on tueay. a hand full of florida sta football players were visiting and walked in f lunch. one of them, travis rudolph, the am's sr wide receive notinced oe sixth grader in >> i saw himyimself, and i was jt l "caike, i have a seat with you and eat with you?" he was like, "su, why not." just staed havin a good con irsion.itting o tns siw 11-year-old paske. you lookedp and thee was? >> yeah. >> reporter: and what did he say? >> he said, "wh's u dude?" >> repter: someone nearby took this photo of bo a travis having lunch. picture isting far away. youee, bo has autism, and often eats lun by himlf. pothers me more are thehat th i bothers him. >> rorter: lh paske is
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saying, "this is one day i didn't have to worry if my sweet boy ate lunch alone because h sat across from someone who is a heron man eyes." the post went viral. >> i'm just, um, moved with emotion at his generosity and his ceendness i don't know wha made him pick bo, but i'm so grateful he did. >> rudolph to the 10! >> reporter: travis rudolph could score a million touchdowns to making one fsoamy ome close >> i haven't gone through bullying, but i've seen it. and i don't like it. i don't approve of bullying. i feel like that's wrong. actually, that's a cool person. i'll hang out with him any day. >> reporter: it gets better. at school today, all the kids wanted to have lunch with bo. >> i'm a super star. everybody recognizes me. reporter: mark strassmann, cbs news, tallahassee. >> o'donnell: well done, travis. that's the cbs evening news.
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