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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, october 6th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." hurricane matthew heads for florida, breaking this morning, millions of americans have been ordered to evacuate, while the president urges those staying behind to take this powerful storm seriously. >> just remember that you can always rebuild, you can always repair property. you cannot restore a life that is lost. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you.
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some 2 million residents of the atlantic coast have been told to evacuate ahead of hurricane matthew. the deadly category three storm with sustained winds of 115 miles per hour is expected to pass directly over the bahamas today before moving very close to the east coast of florida by late tonight. the storm is already being felt in nassau, where rain and heavy wind is causing power outages. a hurricane warning is posted for the entire flori coast where 1.5 million people have been urged or ordered to evacuate. in georgia, 30 counties are under a state of emergency. in south carolina, 500,000 people have been told to head inland. matthew is being blamed for at least 27 deaths in the caribbean and new aerial video shows the widespread destruction from the storm in haiti. parts of the island nation still recovering from the devastating
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daytona beach, along florida's east coast. marlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that deadly storm has turned this area into a ghost town as florida governor rick scott said last night, they are hoping for the best but preparing for the worst. as hurricane matthew roared through the bahamas, parts of florida game a ghost town. >> don't become a victim. make sure you get out and get out tonight. >> reporter: people along the east coast began heeding flocking to gas stations to fill up. >> i've driven around looking for gas and gas stations haven't had any gas. >> reporter: as others cleared store shelves and boarded up their properties, this boater in daytona beach decided to move further inland. >> we have rid enout a lot of storms in the past but this one, i think, will be much more dramatic. >> reporter: hurricane matthew is expected to regain strength over the next few hours. officials say people along the florida coast should begin
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tropical storm force winds and we potentially could feel hurricane force winds too. for an extended period of time. >> reporter: the storm has already left behind a path of destruction in haiti and cuba, flattening home and flooding streets and knocking out power. the coast guard is already warning beach goers to stay out of the water. >> definitely not a good time to go out to the surf to be curious or adventurous. >> reporter: matthew is expected to bring and beach erosion to south carolina this night. more than a thousand flights have been cancelled for today. the airport with the most cancellations include florida and ft. lauderdale. wbz eric fisher is following the storm. >> matthew is gaining strength. a approaches florida that is a
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it's still on track to move toward the florida coastline, approaching on thursday night and late thursday night into friday morning, a possible landfall. now we haven't had a major hurricane which is category three or stronger, winds over 110 miles per hour since 2005 and this could end that record streak right around the space coast as we head into early friday morning. the track takes it up the coastline of georgia, south carolina and north carolina before finally heading out to sea. a lot of cities and townsll certainly hoping everyone is taking it seriously. some of the wind gusts thursday night over a hundred miles per hour in freeport. winds up across the coast of florida. the strongest winds are right around the center. so, again, as that eye is moving along the shore right up 95, many towns will be getting that wash winds 90 as strong as gusts over 130 miles per hour. that is not out of the question. strongest winds won't be in any
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damage. storm surge in the bahamas and waves and create erosion and coasting flooding from florida on up into north carolina. watch the heavy rain potential. in particular, much of the charleston up into eastern north carolina, a place has seen a lot of rain the last few weeks. so rain like this over a half foot could cause widespread flooding. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news. coming up on "cbs this morning," full coverage on hurricane matthew from the caribbean, florida, and the carolinas. and now to politics. both hillary clinton and donald trump are gearing up for their second debate sunday night in st. louis. the candidates are still trying to make the most of this year's vice presidential debate. trump is taking the credit for mike pence's performance and pence says it's all about trump. mike pence rallied with voters
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performance in tuesday's vice presidential debate but he is deflecting that praise on to his boss. >> some people think i won what i can tell you from where i sat, donald trump won the debate. >> reporter: donald trump is on a campaign swing through nevada. he visited a private school in las vegas. >> everybody love school? >> reporter: before holding a rally in nearby henderson. >> in 34 days, win this state and we are going to win back the white house. >> reporter: hillary clinton spent wednesday at her washington, d.c. home raising money and preparing for sunday's debate. trump and clinton will square off in st. louis. it will be a town hall style format featuring questions from voters. >> i think it's a natural format for her and she likes really engaging with people, so we are looking forward to it. >> 90 minutes.
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the clinton campaign put some of his one-liners to use in a new campaign video released wednesday. >> donald trump said keep him out of if they are muslim. mike pence put a program in place. >> total and complete shutdown of muslims. >> he is asking everybody to vote for somebody that he cannot defend. >> trump participates in a town hall meeting today in new hampshire, sort of a dress rehearsal for sunday's debate. we will talk about the debates and the campaign with the republican vice presidential governor indiana governor mike pence. another national security agency contract is charged with stealing classified information. harold martin was arrested in august. he worked for the same company boos allen hamilton that employed edward snowden. they found highly classified information in martin's maryland home. he admits he took the material.
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exceptional grave danger to national security. martin remains in custody. samsung says it is trying to figure out why a replacement galaxy smartphone note 7 started to smoke forcing the evacuation of a southwest passenger jet. >> we got smoke in the cabin. could you send the emergency over here. >> reporter: southwest flight 994 from louisville to baltimore was sitting at the gate wednesday morning when a coming from his phone. brian green said he had turned off his phone and put it in his pocket. >> i heard some popping that sounded like a zip lock bag popping open and looked around to see what that was and smoke was billowing and pouring out of my pocket. >> green said he had picked up the replacement phone after samsung announced last month it was recalling 2.5 million galaxy
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73 countries that account for over 56% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions agreed to the deal. >> today, the world meets the moment and if we follow through on the commitments that this paris agreement embodies, history may well judge it as a turning point for a planet. >> the deal requires countries to reduce the emissions that cause global temperatures to rise. melting glaciers and raising sea levels. the inmate who claims he was sent to death row because of his race. conservative and liberal justices agreed yesterday that duane buck is entitled to a new penalty hearing. a witness called by his attorney testified that buck was mother-inmore likely to be violent in the future because he is black. >> that is incomprehensive and uninstitutional. >> his guilty for two murders is
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a ruling is expected early yex near. a first grader who died after being shot at his school was remembered as a super hero during services in south carolina. mourners in townville were urged to honor jacob hall yesterday by wearing costumes to his funeral. >> may a 6-year-old boy become such a part of our lives that this community shows the rest of the world what hope is all about. >> another student and a teacher were wounded in the shooting last week. the suspect is a 14-year-old boy. coming up on the "morning news." now a political showdown hits the big screen. we will tell yu a theater chain is showing sunday's presidential debate. the national league wildcard game nail-biter. the giants come up big against the mets after a scoreless game.
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>> blue origin successfully tested an escape system of its new shepard rocket. jeff bezos space company launched and land the defendant yesterday in texas. the crew capsule was separated in flight and parachuted safely to the ground. rb. on the cbs "moneywatch." the mall of america takes a stand on thanksgiving. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. the price of benchmark crude oil closed nearly $50 on a barrel the highest price since late june and that pushed energy stocks higher which in turn led to overall gains here on wall street. the dow climbed 112 points and s&p finished 9 points higher and nasdaq gained 26. supreme court appears reluctant to change insider laws. an illinois man was convicted of making investments based on
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. driving is becoming deadlier instead of safer o highways. kris van cleave reports that technology may be part of the cause and the solution. >> reporter: this summer, a 53-year-old woman was pushed off the road and killed when the driver of this suv hit her while texting and speeding. it's just one example in a growing trend of traffic deaths on u.s. roads. in 2015, more than 35,000 people died in crashes. the biggest increase since 1966. 2016 is on pace to be even worse.
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in the first half of the year. >> we have an immediate crisis on our hands gentleman on wednesday several government agencies and safety groups announced a new coalition with the coal of eventually ending all traffic deaths, distracted driving is an ongoing issue. low gas prices are also part of the problem because americans are driving more. but mark rosekind, the head of the nhtsa says that doesn't fully explain the new spike in deaths. >> vehicle miles traveled might be part of it. it's barellf going on. >> reporter: technology could be part of the solution. car companies have agreed to make auto making standard in all vehicles by 2022. debbie hersman from the national safety council says 100 vehicle deaths every day answers need to be found now. >> 100 fatalities is a day is the equivalent of two regional
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here is look at this morning's stop story. hurricane matthew is expected to come close to florida's atlantic coast by late tonight. matthew is moving through the baums this morning. 2 million people from florida to south li or urged to evacuate. matthew is blamed for at least 27 deaths in the caribbean. there is already heavy rain and wind in nassau. matthew is a category three storm with sustained winds of 115 miles per hour. a democratic presidential candidate has won pennsylvania in the last six elections. recent polls give hillary clinton the edge there but weijia jiang went across the state and found out this year
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pennsylvania are undeniably hillary clinton country. at this philadelphia farmers market, die-hard democrats crave the chance to cast their ballot. >> very passionate. >> reporter: in 2008, 83% of the vote in this city went to president obama. 85% in 2012. clinton hopes the same turnout will help her clench the state's 20 electoral >> she will make the best president. she has been in politics for years now. he just got in. >> reporter: as the city's scape fade along the pennsylvania turnpike, so does hillary clinton's support while donald trump support emerge. we met this man at a steel mill
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works. >> it used to make metal and now >> reporter: a ghost town? >> yes. >> reporter: the steel industry employed about 18,000 people here at its peak in the 1950s. foreign competition and new technology wiped out those jobs and the community has yet to recover. he thinks trump can change that. >> he wants to try to bring jobs back to america instead of shipping them out and, you know, and stop overseas. >> reporter: jwf industries is one of the few steel factories still operating in town. the ceo bill says he believes trump will protect us manufacturing. how many of your employees are registeed democrats? >> ruffle 75% are registered democrats. >> reporter: and how many are voting for donald trump? >> about 90%. >> reporter: but many voters told us this year, they are looking at the candidate, not the party.
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johnstown, pennsylvania. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we launch the new series campaign 2016, issues that matter. today, we talk with senator lindsey graham about foreign policy. plus how a top high school football team in washington state is having trouble finding an opponent after three teams forfeited. that is the morning news for this thursday. i'm anne-marie green.
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>> if matthew directly impacts florida, there will be massive destruction we haven't seen in years. right now on cbs north carolina, hurricane matthew is expected to strengthen yet again as it threatens parts of florida. >> i continue to ask the citizens of south carolina to ay continue to take care of your neighbor and make sure we're watching out for everyone. plus from florida through south carolina is, people are packing up and heading out of the storm's path. >> we'll show you what officials in north carolina are doing and alyssa will have the latest path. good morning. i'm russ bowen. stefan, great to have you back. >> good morning, russ. glad to be back.

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