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continues, for others, check back a little later for thehehet captioning funded by cbs it's friday, august 19th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." american swimmers are facing possible charges in getting robbed at gun point. overnight, u.s. olympic officials blast ryan lochte and his teammates and new surveillance video shows what really happened in rio. believe it or not, i regret it. >> donald trump's change of heart. he expressed regret at a rally but stopped short of apologizing to anyone in particular. there are two new cases of zika in miami-dade county this morning.
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his city, but -- >> i wouldn't want to be a mosquito on miami beach, that's for sure. and like lightning. usain bolt makes it three straight gold medals, bringing his individual olympic run to an end, or so he says. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, four ameri gold medalists could be charged by authorities in brazil over a robbery police say they made up. the ceo of the u.s. olympic committee released this statement. on behalf of the united states olympic committee, we apologized to our host in rio and the people of brazil for this distracting ordeal in the midst of what should rightly be a celebration of excellence. jamie yuccas reports from rio de janeiro. >> reporter: american swimmer
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as teammates gunnar bentz and jack conger made their way back to the u.s. under a cloud of suspicion. bentz and conger were detained in the country wednesday, as part of the ongoing investigation into claims they, along with feigen and ryan lochte, were robbed at gun point in the city last sunday. >> pulled us over and they pulled out their guns. they told the other swimmers to get down on the ground. >> reporter: brazilian officials proves that's not true. they say it shows the swimmers being confronted by armed security after vandalizing a gas station. a statement by the u.s. olympic committee thursday appeared to agree with the brazilian account, saying security, quote, demanded the athletes provide a monetary payment and once paid, they were allowed to leave. lochte's former coach said the swimmers could face serious
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takes a pretty strict stand if allegations like this are true, so i would suspect there would be some kind of suspension involved. >> reporter: lochte who is already back in the united states is so far sticking to his story. u.s. swimming officials are investigating the matter and will decide if there will be any consequences for the athletes. jamie yuccas, cbs news, rio de janeiro. to the race for the white house now. a rare display of regret by donald trump. the republican presidential candidate publicly knitted he said the wrong things in the charitable family foundation is undergoing several drastic changes. craig boswell is following their campaigns. >> reporter: donald trump made an admission to a crowd in charlotte, north carolina, thursday night. >> sometimes in the heat of debate, and speaking on a multitude of issues, you don't choose the right words or you say the wrong thing. i have done that and, believe it
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scrutiny after a staff shake-up diminished his responsibilities. the associated press says it obtained e-mails that reveal paul manafort worked a covert operation to sway american public opinion in favor of the pro russian ukraine government between 2012 and 2014. some major changes are coming for hillary clinton's family foundation. persistent questions about the level of influence foundation donors had while secretary of state have followed her on the campaign trail. former president bill clinton announced thursday he is resigning from the board and that the foundation will no longer accept corporate and foreign donations if his wife is elected president. the democrat nominee talked law and order during a meeting with law enforcement in new york. >> we have to work together to bridge our divides, not stoke even more divisiveness. >> reporter: she acknowledged
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respect between police officers and communities. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. the state department now knits ther admits there was a leak between a cash payment to iran and the release of four american prisoners in january. the administration says it held on to the cash until it was certain that the prisoners had left iran. officials defend the move and deny the money was ransom. >> if maximum leverage until after american citizens were released, that was our top priority. >> administration officials said they needed an assurance that iran would not renege. some republicans say it undermined the longstanding of no ransom. fire conditions are so stream in california, officials
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but they say more than 34,000 remain at risk. the blue cut fire was swept through 35,000 acres and this morning, it is 22% contained. >> reporter: there are signs fire crews are making progress to contain the blue cut fire east of los angeles. the wildfire forced tens of thousands to evacuate since it erupted tuesday morning. but now some of the evacuation orders have been lifted. interstate 15 which links los angeles and las vegas has fully irwin, who live in the community of wrightwood defied evacuation order. >> everything we own is in this place. >> reporter: fire crews are attacking the fire from the ground and heavily from the air, but have struggled to keep it from growing. on wednesday, flames ripped through neighborhoods in the town of phelan destroying a
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direction and ran up and into canyons and carried this fire into a bunch of different directs. >> reporter: more than 1,500 firefighters are battling this fire that is burning in an area larger than san francisco. many residents are uncertain what they will find when they return home. >> i don't want to have to start over again with nothing. nothing. >> reporter: california's governor has declared a state of emergency. chris martinez, cbs news, wrightwood, california. today, donald trump is in louisiana tor flooding in the state. at least 13 people have died in the flooding that has damaged some 40,000 homes. there is more rain on the way today and flood alerts continue to stretch across southern louisiana. omar villafranca reports. >> what can you do? you just have to keep going. >> reporter: the emotions came flooding back when janss harold saw the damage that two and a half feet of water did to her home. >> i have a canal behind my house and it was dry the day
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were okay? >> i thought i was okay. >> reporter: she has insurance to cover flood damage and the contents of her home but says it's still not enough. >> we are just going through to care the walls up to allow the water to come out. >> reporter: 17,000 residents have submitted insurance claims in louisiana but only 20% of remits here in flood jurns. so far, more t80,000 residents registered for federal disaster shi assistance. the maximum ou is 32,000. thousands southwestern louisianians cannot go home yet. most are staying in shelters which has turned into a shelter. >> this is really about, you know, making sure people are taken care of and have a roof over their heads and have that kind of comfort. >> reporter: omar villafranca, cbs news, louisiana. florida is reporting two new
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beach but officials in miami say the wynwood area is the only active area where transmissions are considering. the mayor consequence fessed no link to miami beach, a popular tourist destination that makes $24 billion a year for the city. >> we have been working with all of our businesses, all of our residents. we are making sure there's no standing water anywhere in the city that would be an area for breeding or anything like that. >> the number of locally transmitted cases of zika in florida now stands at 35. to the olympics now, where american men made history in track and field. ashton eaton won the gold medal in the unofficial worlds greatest athlete competition. the decathlon. the win names it two straight for eaton. no surprise in the men's 200 meter final. usain bolt took off in a flash and never looked back. he said this will be his last
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a near disaster for the women's 4x200 women relay team. allyson felix was bumped. the u.s. won its protest and rewon the race on an empty track and logging the day's fastest time and putting them through to tonight's final. the u.s. has hit the 100 medal mark with 35 gold and 33 silver and 32 bronze. still to come, the u.s. moves awa and donald trump exposed? naked statues of the president sal candidate pop up across the country. this is the "cbs morning news." every kiss-proof, cry-proof, stay-proof look? neutrogena? makeup remover does. it erases 99% of your most stubborn makeup with one towelette. need any more proof than that? neutrogena. fact. people spend less time lying awake with aches and pains with advil pm
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here is a new spin on the emperor without no clothes.
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trump naked. all were quickly removed. they were commissioned by a group opposing his election. meanwhile, trump is accused of lying on his relate show and the government is phasing out for-profit prisons. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. they say donald trump did not personally pay donations on "the apprentice." he told losers that he would but the money kim from a tv production company. that is according to a report. he isn't commenting. the "chicago tribune" reports on the firing of police officers in a laquan mcdonald case. the september said they filed false reports in 2014 after a white officer fatally shot the black teenager. video evidence contradicted the officer's story.
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up. twitter says it has shut 235,000 accounts the last six months. twitter says it's adding stuff and software to spot extremist content. "the new york times" reports that housing federal inmates in private prisons will be phased out. the justice department said overcrowding that prompted the use of for-profit lock-ups is no longer a problem. the announcement also cited a report that found safety and security problems at private prisoners. demise. the huge invasion of privacy awards by hulk hogan forced gawker into bankruptcy. univision bought all four of the company's websites. the atlantic reports on bill clinton half-baked entry. he is relying on the oatmeal cookie recipe that won for hillary clinton in 1992 and 1996.
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twitter cracks down on harassment and best buy is offering 50 deals for its anniversary. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning. rising oil prices helped fuel the markets. the day ended with modest gains. the dow added about 24 points and s&p gained five and nasdaq added 11. uber self-driving cars are set to take the streets of pittsburgh within up passengers in a test program. the cars won't be entirely on their own. backup human driver will be there just in case. uber says without those drivers using the service would be cheaper than owning a car. twitter introduced a way for its users to see viewer abusive messages. a new quality filter setting eliminates content such as duplicate tweets or messages that appear to be automated.
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whether the user follows that person. best buy is throwing a 50-hour long party leading up to its 50th birthday and started last night. they are offering 50 deals for 50 hours to celebrate its 50th anniversary. the products range from laptops and tv and appliances. they opened their first store august 22nd, 1966. pop-up stores around the world today. the stores will be open just three days and they close for good on sunday. west tweeted a map showing the locations. 13 are in the united states. west opened a pop-up store earlier this year in soho here in new york and it reportedly saw $2 million in sales with a wait of several hours just to get in. >> if he can convince people to spend $200 on a plain white t-shirt and sell out, i'm pretty
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just fine. >> that is some brilliant marketing. >> indeed. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still ahead, carpool karaoke may soon take flight. an airline makes a case for james corden to bring his tunes into the cockpit. and leaving late night host larry wilmore leaves us laughing on the last nightly show. [music] no, no, no, no, people are both soft and strong... yey! which is why our products are too. angel soft. it takes a lot of work... to run this business. but i really love it. i'm on the move all day long...
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really. >> larry wilmore finds an upside to the cancellation of his "comedy central" show. his former daily show boss jon stewart came on to say he succeeded. >> a very wise man said to me, do not confuse cancellation with failure. and i took that to heart. so i will say to do, you have done and done beautifully. >> wilmore's show ran 18 months. and air new zealand wants to add altitude to james corden's hilarious attitude. the carrier wants the late late show host to take carpool karaoke into the sky. coming up after your local
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the food and drug administration issued a rare sha safety alert for a popular hair care product after thousands of complaints. >> reporter: these aretu two years ago. >> i was scared that i wasn't going to get my hair back. >> reporter: her mother miriam says eliana went nearly bald after using a wen by chaz dean hair care product. >> i tried wen and wow. >> reporter: it has celebrity endorsements that boasts stronger and fuller hair but not for eliana says her mom.
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company after reports of hair loss, balding, and rashes. last month, the agency took the rare step of issuing a safety alert after learning the company had received 21,000 complaints. the company tells cbs news, it is cooperating and its products are safe. we are with wef shared our formulations and ingredients with the fda, it says. we exceed the fda's requirements for cosmetic manufacturers and have always been transparent. th company did not address safety concerns related to hair loss. we do not know if the company has other safety data and we do not know have the legal authority to require a cosmetics firm to provide product safety information. no authority, because under a law that's been in effect since 1938, the fda has limited power to regulate the 62 billion dollar cosmetics industry.
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>> reporter: attorney tina sigerton. >> there is no company wide product to make sure a product is safe. they have no legal power to get safety records. only congress can give them that power. >> reporter: meanwhile, wen products remain on the shelves. the company says the truth is that there are many people why people suffer from hair loss but using wen is not one of them. as for the lawrence's, they are now part of a class jericka duncan, cbs news, washington. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," truth in politics. we speak with "the washington post" fact checker columnist glenn kessler who point out lies on the campaign trail. and a man who got a free ride to brazil to see his son compete in the olympics thanks to one of his passengers. and the latest trends in ice cream as the industry turns up new flavors. that is the "cbs morning news"
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i'm anne-marie green.
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right now on cbs north carolina break overnight raleigh police say now a man found dead behind a home was murdered. find out what his mother says happened to him just days beer someone killed him. >> and once again republican presidential candidate comments made during a political ral in north carolina. >> the right words or you say the wrong thing, i have done that. >> we'll tell you how the clinton campaign responded to this apology. good morning and thanks for watching north carolina news at 4:30 i'm justin quesinberry in for russ bowen. >> i'm stefan chase. thanks for watching cbs north carolina. we're going to get to your morning news and a check on traffic.


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