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y2i1zy y16fy ♪ good morning. it is tuesday, october 31, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." a former trump advisor had been cooperating with robert mueller's investigation for months. unsealed documents reveal how george papadopoulos lied about his connections to russian operatives. plus former trump campaign chairman paul manafort and associate rick gates are under house arrest. the charges against them send a clear message that this is just the beginning. we're in niger learning more about the ambush that killed four u.s. soldiers. a local soldier trained by americans says someone in the village tipped off
and did a south carolina wilderness camp cover up the circumstances surrounding the death of a 16-year-old? only on "cbs this morning," a whistleblower claims there is a pattern of violence and abuse. plus as we get ready to turn back the clocks, massachusetts lawmakers consider whether to quit daylight saving time. the move would create a fifth time zone for the mainland, u.s. but we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> were you in e-mail chains with papadopoulos about russia? >> it may have come up from time to time. again, you know, there's nothing -- nothing major. >> new revelations in the russia investigation. >> the stakes could not be higher. we need to get to the bottom of this. >> the white house is in full damage control after the indictment. >> we've been saying from day one there's been no evidence of trump/russia collusion and nothing in the indictment today changes that at all. >> we're in great hopes that it wraps up. it is very distracting to the president. >> militant is accused of playing
libya, has been captured. more reaction to kevin spacey. >> cleanup crews across the northeast have another tough day ahead after hurricane-force winds and torrential rain. >> it was relentless. >> new questions about the tale of two sailors lost at sea. >> they never activated the emergency beacon on their sailboat. >> all that -- >> caught, kelce, touchdown. >> alex smith leads kansas city to victory. >> spooky night in washington. kids got the chance to trick-or-treat at the white house. >> excellent t-rex doing the show. >> and all that matters. >> paul manafort has been indicted. now there's talk that manafort didn't get it. when the fbi showed up at his door he handed out candy. who are you supposed to be, and who are you supposed to be? >> on "cbs this morning." >> halloween candy is a sore subject for me.
but look at this. when you're my size, this isn't fun. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." former trump campaign chairman paul manafort and his associate, rick gates, are the first to face charges in the russia election probe and there may be others soon. both men pleaded not guilty yesterday to a dozen charges. they include conspiracy against the united states, money laundering, and tax fraud. >> we also learned yesterday that george papadopoulos, a foreign policy advisor to the trump campaign, pleaded guilty to other charges. he admits he lied to the fbi about his contacts with russian interests. the 30-year-old had no prior criminal record. >> papadopoulos was arrested july 27th at washington dulles international airport. his case was
last three months while special counsel robert mueller investigated possible trump campaign links to russia. the government calls papadopoulos, quote, a proactive cooperator. jeff pegues is in washington with a look at what that means and where this investigation is heading. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that term indicates that george papadopoulos may be actively working with the special counsel's office to reveal who in the trump campaign knew that he was communicating with russian operatives and when. papadopoulos' arrest and guilty plea was a bombshell yesterday, showing that he too was offered damaging information on hillary clinton by russian operatives. >> so help me god. >> reporter: two days after president trump's inauguration, george papadopoulos was in israel and appeared to still be acting on behalf of the campaign. >> a new relationship between the united states and all of israel. >> reporter: according to court documents, less than a year earlier, papadopoulos began e-mailing trump campaign officials and pushing meetings with russian operatives.
on march 31, 2016, papadopoulos told mr. trump that he had connections that could help arrange a meeting between then candidate trump and president putin. ten days earlier, mr. trump introduced his newly minted foreign policy team to editors from "the washington post." >> george papadopoulos. he's an oil and energy consultant, excellent guy. >> reporter: but on monday night, mr. trump's lawyer told cbs news that the president definitely doesn't have a clue who george papadopoulos is. papadopoulos' communication with the russian operatives began when the main contact, nicknamed the professor, told him in april of 2016 that he had dirt on then candidate hillary clinton, including thousands of e-mails. that occurred well before the democratic national committee made the intrusion by russian hackers public. in may, 2016, papadopoulos e-mailed a high-ranking campaign official. russia has been eager to meet mr. trump. that e-mail was forwarded with
trips. it should be someone low level in the campaign so as not to send any signal. in august, after mr. trump accepted the republican nomination for president, a campaign supervisor encouraged papadopoulos to make the trip to russia if it is feasible. another former trump foreign policy advisor, carter page, did make a trip to russia, where he gave a speech in july of 2016. page was asked last night whether he had exchanged e-mails with papadopoulos. >> probably a few, yeah. >> were you in e-mail chains with him about russia? >> it may have come up from time to time. >> reporter: carter page and several other trump campaign officials have been under fbi scrutiny for more than a year now. papadopoulos is facing up to five years in prison, but he won't be sentenced until the mueller investigation is over. >> all right, jeff, thank you so much. the indictment against paul manafort and rick gates claims they set up a money laundering
millions of dollars from a pro-russian political party. the two men funneled more than $75 million through foreign banks. manafort used his hidden overseas wealth to enjoy a lavish lifestyle. he's accused of spending more than $6 million on renovations and landscaping for this home on new york's long island in the hamptons. the indictment said manafort also spent nearly a million dollars at a virginia rug store and millions more on clothing, antiques and luxury cars. first indictments in the russia investigation put the white house on the defensive. president trump wanted to focus on his tax overhaul this week before he goes on a trip to asia. margaret brennan is at the white house. >> reporter: good morning. they expect the investigation to wrap up soon and say it's business as usual. the president's lawyer insists the president is not considering
the president and first lady handed out candy on the south lawn, after white house officials said they weren't at all spooked by the bombshell indictments on monday. >> we're not worried about it distracting because it doesn't have anything to do with us. >> reporter: chief of staff john kelly tried to distance the president from the unfolding controversy. >> all of the activities as i understand it that they were indicted for was long before they met donald trump. >> reporter: but he told fox news that he and the president discuss the probe multiple times a day. >> it's very distracting to the president, as it would be to any citizen, to be investigated. >> reporter: while reports swirled that the president was fuming monday as the russia indictments played out on tv, a senior republican told "the washington post" everyone is freaking out. but white house lawyer ty cobb pushed back, telling cbs news, i don't know where the perception of agita comes from, but it's not real, and the walls are not caving in. >> reporter: paul manafort has done an amazing job. the president claimed
predated the election, tweeting, sorry, but this is years ago before paul manafort was part of the trump campaign. but the indictment contradicted that claim. details of manafort's criminal activities range from 2006 to february of this year, and he's accused of laundering money during the campaign. >> he was a volunteer. >> reporter: white house press secretary sarah sanders also insisted george papadopoulos, who pled guilty to lying to federal agents, attempted to arrange meetings with russian officials on his own accord. >> the actions that he took would have been on his own. >> reporter: of course that papadopoulos plea agreement that was made public yesterday revealed that he actually was encouraged by a trump campaign advisor to pursue that contact with the russians. charlie, the president has not commented on those charges. >> margaret, thanks. paula reid is at the federal district court in washington where paul manafort and rick gates appeared yesterday. paula, good morning. let me start with this. wh
charges against manafort and especially papadopoulos? >> reporter: this is incredibly significant. while the white house can certainly try to distance themselves from paul manafort's business dealings or his luxurious lifestyle, here you have a campaign aide who has evidence that there were efforts to set up meetings between russia and the trump campaign and also has some evidence suggesting that the trump campaign knew that the russians were in possession of some of hillary clinton's e-mails. as witnesses also cooperating, it completely changes the narrative of what this investigation is about. >> what does the indictment send? what message does it send not only to the trump administration but across the legal board? >> reporter: well, let's look at the choreography yesterday. this news leaked out over the course of the weekend. you had several days for anticipation to build. there were cameras lining the sidewalks as manafort went to turn himself in. the special counsel took an unusual step of issuing a press release with the indictment. and just as we were through digesting all the details in that indictment, we have this mb
another set of charges, he has a cooperating witness with evidence that, again, points to this question of conspiracy or collusion. >> to that very point, paula, he was arrested, papadopoulos, about three months ago and in these additional court filings last night he is called a proactive cooperator. what might that mean? >> reporter: some people have suggested that could mean he wore a wire or has been already cooperating and trying to gain evidence. at this point my sources cannot establish or prove that question. but going forward, it means he's going to be a problem for the trump white house. >> all right. thank you very much, paula. a leading democratic party lobbyist is under scrutiny after his firm was linked to paul manafort's indictment. tony podesta resigned from the podesta group yesterday. he is the brother of john podesta, the chairman of hillary clinton's campaign. the podesta group lobbied for a pro-russian ukrainian group
manafort asked two unnamed companies to lobby on behalf of russian interests in ukraine. the podesta group did not confirm it was one of those companies. the firm says it has fully cooperated with the special counsel's office and taken every possible step to provide documentation that confirms compliance with the law. tech giants will tell congress today about the extent of russian efforts to influence last year's election through social media. facebook is expected to tell them about a russia group called the internet research agency that posted more than 80,000 times on facebook before and after the election. those posts may have reached as many as 126 million users. twitter plans to tell the committee it closed more than 2700 accounts linked to the same group of russian operatives. investigators in niger are working to find the organizers of an attack that killed four american soldiers. debora patta is at niger's capital. one issue is where the army unit was operating in a
the unit's control. debora, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we spoke to a nigerien soldier who claims he personally knew the four americans that were killed and they trained him in terrorism tactics. he recalls cracking military jokes with them despite the language barrier. now, he believes the ambushed troops were deliberately delayed in the village of tongo tongo. the government has absolutely no control there and is investigating the suspicion that some of the villagers might have been complicit in this attack. this is one of the most remote and chaotic war zones in the world. there are more than a dozen extremist groups operating between the border between mali and niger. this particular attack was coordinated by isis and led by abu walid al
american troops would have gotten attention and that begs the question why they went in with very little backup. >> thank you. backlash is growing over kevin spacey's response to a sexual misconduct allegation. the international academy of television arts and sciences is revoking spacey's 2017 international emmy founders award and a growing number of celebrities and organizations are now condemning him. actor anthony rapp says that he was 14 when spacey made unwanted sexual advances toward him. spacey apologized to rapp and in the same statement came out as g gay. >> amid the scandal netflix announced that "house of cards" starring kevin spacey will end after the sixth season which is in production right now. but sources say the decision was made months ago. in a joint statement netflix and the series producer say they are
deeply troubled by the allegations against their lead actor. >> i will not yield! >> "house of cards" star kevin spacey is facing harsh criticism from hollywood and the gay community over his apology to anthony rapp. rapp, a broadway veteran now featured in "star trek discovery" told buzzfeed news thaerms spacey picking him up, putting him on the bed and laying down on top of him. it allegedly happened after a new york party more than 30 years ago when rapp was just 14. spacey says he doesn't remember the incident but apologized for any inappropriate drunken behavior. he then revealed he is gay. daniel reynolds, a senior editor at "the advocate." >> kevin spacey took what should be a proud and joyous moment, which is an actor coming out, and conflated it with something like sexual assault. this doesn't help the conversa.
>> rapp's accusation comes amid a wave of harassment claims against nbc's mark hal republican, james toback and movie mogul harvey weinstein. weinstein resigned from the producers guild of america which on monday banned him for life. spacey's apology was scrutinized by wanda sykes, rosie o'donnell, george takei and zachary quinto. he called it a calculated manipulation to deflect attention from a very serious accusation. >> in a way i feel like people think that's another silencing of the victim. >> the president of glaad, a gay rights organization, also condemned spacey's statement saying this is not a coming out story but a story of survivorship by anthony rapp and all those who speak out against sexual advances. >> all right, thank you so much. there are new questions about two women who say they were stranded on a sailboat f
individual so shows the dramatic moment when they were rescued last week. the coast guard had an emergency beacon onboard but never turned it on. vladimir duthiers is here with the details this morning that don't seem to add up. >> good morning. the boaters say they were on a journey from hawaii to tahiti when they began suffering one problem after another. now the details of their story are raising questions. jennifer appel and tasha fuiava were overwhelmed with joy when the u.s. navy saved them last week. they say they had been floating helplessly in the ocean for months, desperate to be rescued. >> we had tears going down our eyes. we were like okay, they see us, they see us. >> but the sailors are under new scrutiny as the investigation is turning up unusual details. the u.s. coast guard says the pair had an emergency position indicating beacon or epib on board. it sends a boat's
emergency responders and epirb works when a boater manually switches it on or when it's submerged in water. >> if something were to go down and you lost whatever emergency gear you did have, you have a life jacket that's on and usually they have the epirb inside or some kind of strobe so we know where to find you. >> mayday, mayday, we're shrinking! >> the coast guard says epirbs save lives. it did here in 2016 when crews saved two fishermen whose boat sank off the florida coast. but it didn't help jennifer and tasha because their beacon wasn't activated. the women claimed they suffered crisis after crisis after slamming into near hurricane-force winds. they say part of their mast broke, their engine flooded and their communication system failed them. coast guard petty officer tara molle said we did asked why did they did not activate the epirb. they never felt l
they were going to die. but appel said the opposite. >> had they not been able to locate us, we would have been dead within 24 hours. >> appel now says in retrospect there were two instances where she should have used the epirb. the coast guard is investigating the circumstances but says there is no criminal investigation right now. cbs news reached out to both women and we have yet to hear back from them. >> i don't want to doubt this story. i was so happy, the women survived and now everybody is going hmm. >> there are some questions. >> bummer. thank you, vlad. billion dollar lawsuit accuses a popular online clothing company of acting like a pyramid scheme. ahead why
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♪ thriller, the perfect halloween song. halloween arrived early today at the white house. president trump and first lady melania trump dressed as themselves yesterday for the festivities. the couple handed out candy and cookies to trick-or-treaters and posed for some pictures with costumed kids. military families and children from community organizations and area schools were invited to participate. there's something about posing as yourself for halloween that works, right? charlie rose, norah o'donnell, it works. we like it. happy halloween. welcome back to "cbs this morning." here are three things you should know this morning. lawmakers from both parties are sending president trump a clear message. leave robert m
senate democratic leader chuck schumer said yesterday the president must not under any circumstances and in any way interfere with the special counsel's work. gop senator chuck grassley said let the special counsel do his job. and republican senator lindsey graham said this. i don't think anybody in their right mind at the white house would think about replacing mr. mueller. the white house, by the way, denies any interest in firing the special counsel. president trump is expected to announce his nominee to head the federal reserve on thursday. fed board member jerome powell reportedly is the leading candidate. one white house senior official says the decision still is not final. if powell is chosen, he would replace janet yellen as fed chairman. and tiger woods says he is ready for competitive golf again. he plans to play in the hero world challenge next month. woods posted a video on twitter practicing his well-known stinger shot. he has not competed since february, when back spasms forced him to withdraw from a
woods had surgery two months later. >> a lot of people ready for him to come back, aren't they, charlie rose? south carolina lawmakers are examining the state's juvenile justice system after the death of a 16-year-old in state care. del'quan seagers died at a remote wilderness camp for nonviolent juvenile offenders. the department of juvenile justice sent him there for violating probation on a shoplifting charge. the camp is operated by amikids, a national nonprofit that runs 44 youth programs in nine states. they received state and federal funding. only on "cbs this morning," tony dokoupil shows us why there are questions over the teenager's death. tony, good morning. >> good morning. del'quan seagers first landed in state custody after stealing candy from a discount store. he died the day before thanksgiving in 2015 of asthma, according to a coroner's report, but now a whistleblower says
beaten and his death may be part of a wider pattern of violence and abuse. >> you got the defibrillator? >> yes, ma'am. >> shadeana seagers can hardly bear the 911 call from the night her son collapsed at the amikids camp in south carolina. >> push harder. push harder. >> but she listens to it because she does not believe that her son, an avid basketball player, died of asthma. >> did he have an inhaler? >> hmm-mm. >> had he been suffering asthma attacks regularly? >> he never had asthma attacks. he had asthma, but it wasn't severe asthma. >> the story she does believe, the story her daughter uncovered on facebook, is that del'quan was beaten by other camp residents. >> do you feel like you were lied to? >> yes. almost two
>> a state ought it released in january found the department of juvenile justice which oversees the camps did not properly investigate claims that the death involved foul play. the department claims the death was fully investigated. >> how would you characterize the investigation into what happened to del'quan? >> slow, tedious, like no one cared. >> dwight marshall is a former camp supervisor who was fired in an unrelated incident. >> does del'quan remind you of your own son? >> yes, sir, he did. >> he's speaking out because he was like a son. he told the state and amikids in writing that according to a witness, del'quan had been hit in the chest before he died. both organizations deny receiving these documents. marshall says the problem isn't just violent teens, but some violent staffers too. >> kicks, slaps, punches, closed fist, close range. >> in
investigators in florida, a teenager at an ami kids facility was body slammed by a staffer who was fired for failing to call for assistance. and last year in union county south carolina, an amikids camp director was charged with unlawful neglect after allegedly choking a 15-year-old. two other staffers are accused of covering it up. that case is still pending. but shadeana seagers, who is not yet mourning del'quan has heard enough. she wants them held accountable. >> i want him back but i can't have him. >> what's going to help? >> justice. >> in a statement to cbs news, amikids said multiple investigations by both local and state authorities found the organization not at fault for d del'quan's death. they say safety is something all >>ikids programs take seriously.
>> very important story. sounds like they need to have another investigation. you go there for a shoplifting charge and end up dead and his mother says he didn't have an asthma attack? a lot of questions tony raised. a teenage surfer is being called a hero after rescuing a boater off the south florida coast. 13-year-old sam ruskin was surching when a fishing boat capsized in the strong current. sam rushed toward the man and gave him his surfboard to stay afloat. >> we were like what's going on? there was this guy and he was like coming around the inlet, so i paddled to the end of the inlet where the current is and gave him my surfboard. >> wow. the two of them then made it safely back to shore. >> i saw an interview with sam's dad. he said the fact that his teenage son jumped into action so quickly shows the type of character he is. i wanted to say, well, you raised him. popular
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ari gold. a california clothing company faces a billion dollar lawsuit from clients who claim it is acting like a pyramid scheme. li lieu larose sells items and some of the plaintiffs say their association with lularoe has brought them to financial ruin. anna werner is in los angeles with the allegations and the company's response. anna, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. lularoe says it has more than
80,000 independent fashion retailers who have sold more than $2 billion in lularoe apparel so far this year. but now some of those retailers are suing. they claim they were misled into investing thousands of dollars into lularoe merchandise in hopes of making huge profits. we spoke with one of the proposed lawsuit's class action members who says that lularoe isn't what she thought it would be. >> i worked day and night. it was far from being part-time. it was definitely more than full-time work. >> this one is called an amelia. >> gabrielle aranda is a former retailer. she joined the company to spend more time with her family but ended up investing and losing more than $9,000 in just a few months. the lawsuit seeks a billion dollars for a proposed class of plaintiffs who it says were unknowingly recruited into lularoe's pyramid scheme through manipulation and misinformation. none of the
depended upon an actual sale to a consumer. >> some of you guys want to know how much inventory i got. >> reporter: aranda said she had difficulty selling clothes. >> look at all this. >> reporter: but her team leader encouraged her to buy more inventory. >> they're getting more money off of what i'm investing but i'm not making anything off of it. i think my downfall was reinvesting the money that i made off of it. >> reporter: the lawsuit alleges that some consultants were told to borrow money, take out credit cards. some sold breast milk to purchase inventory. in a statement lularoe said they had not been served with a complaint but believe the allegations are baseless, factually inaccurate and misinformed. they say their bonus plan only includes incentives that reward retail sales to consumers. lularoe says it will vigorously defend against allegation and is confident it will prevail. consumers really don't understand the way this works. >> no, they don't. >> reporter: russell winer is a marketg
school of business. he believes the company is not a pyramid scheme. >> if there are products that are actually being sold to consumers, then it's not a pyramid scheme. >> reporter: lularoe has faced complaints about other issues but said that the vast majority of their retailers are successful and are happy with their experience. the company said the sales have put hundreds of millions of dollars into the pockets of those independent fashion retailers. now, coming up tomorrow on "cbs this morning," we will have exclusively the co-founders of lularoe. they're going to talk with us about their business, how it got started, and also how they respond to some of these issues that have come up. again, that will be a story you'll see only on "cbs this morning." >> there's always two sides to every story so it will be interesting to hear what they have to say. any time somebody asks you to sell your breast milk, i think i'd think twice about that one. >> you always find the most
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." here's a look at some of this morning's headlines. u.s. news and world report says a federal judge blocked president trump from reversing president obama's transgender troops policy. mr. trump issued an executive order barring transgender people from joining the military. current transgender service members
discharge. the judge said there was no solid evidence for the ban. the administration says it may appeal the judge's ruling. "the new york times" says white house chief of staff's john kelly controversial comment claiming the civil war on a lack of ability to compromise. kelly appeared last night on fox news and was asked about a virginia church's decision to remove plaques honoring george washington and robert e. lee. >> robert e. lee was an honorable man. he was a man that gave up -- gave up his country to fight for his state. the lack of an ability to compromise led to the civil war. >> kelly's comment drew sharp criticism on social media yesterday. the hill says american special forces captured a key militant behind the benghazi attack. mustafa al imam was captured on monday. the u.s. diplomatic calm bound was overrun in 2012. ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans were
al imam's capture. he said we will not rest in our efforts to finds and bring the perpetrators of the heinous attacks in benghazi to justice. a candy warning in time for halloween. black licorice can cause heart problems for people over 40. the fda says too much black licorice can cause high blood pressure as well as congestive heart failure. too much black licorice is defined as two ounces a day for 14 straight days. overconsumption can cause a drop in potassium, which your heart needs to stay normal. we wanted to give a halloween shoutout to our friends at the cbs affiliate in hampton roads, virginia. this is a shoutout to you guys. morning anchors at wtkr decided to dress up as -- us. erica greenway is norah, blaine stewart in the middle dressed as charlie. he's even wearing tennis shoes. and jessica large, well, i think you're rocking the red dress, jessica. nicely done. that's
>> they look terrific. well done. >> i think that's quite a compliment. >> look who's got the tennis shoes on, charlie. >> i saw that. i like that picture of us too. >> can we put the picture back up again? look at us. >> that was five years ago. we all look younger. >> very nice. thank you, jessica, blaine and erica. massachusetts could move the clocks ahead an hour all year long. how giving up daylight saving time could affect airline schedules, finances and even football. we'll be right back. how much money do you think you'll need in retirement? then we found out how many years that money would last them. how long do you think we'll keep -- oooooohhh! you stopped! you're gonna leave me back here at year 9? how did this happen? it turned out, a lot of people fell short, of even the average length of retirement. we have to think about not when we expect to live to,
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it is tuesday, october 31st, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, how investigators followed the money to indict paul manafort and rick gates. and scott stein of c-net is in studio 57 with a new iphone x. find out if it can recognize his face, no matter how he looks. but first here is today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> paul manafort and rick gates are the first to face charges in the russia election probe, and there may be others soon. >> george papadopoulos may reveal who in the trump campaign knew that he was communicating with russian operatives and when. >> the trump white house expects the special counsel investigation to wrap up soon,
usual here. >> while the white house can certainly try to distance themselves from manafort's business dealings, here you have a campaign aide who has evidence that were efforts to set up meetings between russia and the trump campaign. >> the presence of american troops there would have drawn immediate attention, and that begs the question, why they went into such a dangerous location with very little backup. >> the boaters say they began suffering one problem after another. now the details of their story are raising questions. >> former president barack obama has been summoned for jury duty next month in illinois, and he plans to serve. but people are shocked that he's going to jury duty. and i'm like of course obama is going to do jury duty. how would he get out of it? what's he going to say, i've got to go to work? he's the most famous unemployed person on the planet. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. president trump's for
manafort, and his associate, rick gates, are facing charges in the russia investigation. and another person is cooperating with the special counsel. papers reveal yesterday that former trump campaign foreign policy advisor george papadopoulos has already pleaded guilty. he admits lying to the fbi about contacts with people he believed had close ties to russia. >> this indictment shows that papadopoulos was told in april of last year after joining the campaign that russians had, quote, dirt on democratic candidate hillary clinton. the fbi says he lied about that. they say he learned that before joining the campaign. the white house says that papadopoulos was a volunteer on the campaign and played an extremely limited role. a photo tweeted by mr. trump last march shows him in a meeting with papadopoulos. >> manafort and gates pleaded not guilty yesterday to 12 charges that include conspiracy against the united states, money laundering and acting as an unregistered foreign agent. the charges are not related to the trump
white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders said the announced indictments had nothing to do with the president. >> the 31-page indictment alleges manafort and gates acted as unregistered agents of the ukrainian government and political parties. they're accused of funneling $75 million to multiple shell companies in the united states and overseas. >> manafort allegedly laundered more than $18 million to pay for property renovations, landscaping along with cars and clothing. cbs news legal analyst rikki klieman is here to explain how prosecutors are using the money laundering charges to build their case. rikki, good morning. >> good morning. >> all you have to do is read through this and it's detailed. every little landscaper and where it went through. how do you build a case like that as a prosecutor? >> money laundering is really the movement of money in essence from the left hand to the right hand, but going through a series of transactions so that we don't know where it came from. in the united states,or
or more, it then gets recorded. you have to fill out a form. so if you go around depositing $9,000 in ten banks, you are money laundering. what happens in manafort and gates is that you're looking at financial institutions and financial criminals. so wanted to hide, the left hand, that they were being paid by the ukraine to lobby members of congress and to get good things for the pro russia faction in the ukraine. so you have to structure or transfer or layer this money by putting it through a series of transactions in multiple financial institutions so it comes out over here. so what did they do? they set up dummy companies or what we call shell corpses. and when the money goes into there and then it gets confused and then it comes out and what do they do with
well, we know according to the indictment that manafort winds up with having payments for mortgages, for clothing. that's actually my favorite. $849,000. >> it's not illegal to have an offshore entity. >> absolutely not. >> so why didn't they want o register as a lobbyist for a foreign country? >> that's actually a very good question because that would have made it simple. apparently many lobbyists in washington don't go through this registration. the agent registration act prosecution is very rare indeed, but the reality is if they had simply registered, their problem was they would have to account for all the money and they'd have to have pay the taxes. >> one of the most intriguing things is with george papadopoulos, this young campaign staffer. he was arrested july 27th and has been, according to this document, released last night, a sealed court
willing to cooperate with the government. what does that likely mean he may have been doing in the past three months? >> well, one of the things we look at when you decide to plead guilty and you cooperated, are you a past cooperator, that is you told the government everything you already did, or are you a, quote unquote, proactive cooperator, meaning in essence you're working for the government. >> working how? >> you're working to work down your sentence. so what might you do? you might exchange e-mails with people, texts with people, talk to people, have phone calls with people. >> so you can get evidence to give to the government. so do the president of the united states have any reason to be concerned about the charges that we're hearing now? >> well, personally i think he probably does have concerns not only for himself but his administration. but when it comes to legally, the manafort/gates indictment on its face, read the
all 31 pages, has nothing to do with president trump or the campaign, but the obvious things that lawyers are saying and bob mueller would say, does the president have anything to worry about? perhaps not yet. >> i asked paula reid to check this for me and she yowrote bac the docket shows there were four sealed indictments friday. so those numbers do suggest there are other people who have been charged by the special counsel that we don't yet know about, just like the papadopoulos case. >> that's why papadopoulos is so much more alarming, because one of the things that we know is if you seal one indictment and have one guy working for you, there are others. >> the reason somebody ought to be concerned is this is a very aggressive effort, very aggressive investigation and witness what happened yesterday. >> he is relentless, he is dogged, and he is ethical. bob mueller will not rest. at the same time, if he doesn't find it, he will say he didn't find it. >> thank you, kk
>> the name papadopoulos is something that we're all learning to say over and over again. thank you, rikki klieman, always good to have you at the table. facebook, twitter and google represent afternoatives will te capitol hill today about russian election meddling. nancy cordes is on capitol hill with what we expect to learn on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we will learn that a russian internet firm, essentially a trolling farm, had a much wider reach than initially believed. facebook is going to tell senators that 29 million of its users directly received russian content. we're talking about ads and fake news. but then it gets worse. they unknowingly shared that material and reshared it. as a result, facebook is going to tell senators today that up to 126 million u.s. users may have viewed that material within a two and a half year time frame. now, facebook executives will note that this is still a tin
their news feeds every day. but twitter is going to testify as well today and reveal that it found more than 2,700 accounts linked to that same russian trolling farm. twitter says that those accounts have all been suspended and it is taking steps to prevent future ones from being created. tw twitter, facebook and google are going through the wringer here on capitol hill over the next two days. they're testifying before three separate committees. they were initially slammed by members of congress for not understanding the scope of this problem, but now senators say, norah, that they feel that the companies have gotten the handle of it and they truly want to figure out ways to protect their users. >> nancy, thank you. a push to end daylight saving time is gaining momentum. meg oliver will show us how falling back an hour changes more than you might think. >> reporter: one state is considering channg
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well, time lapse video shows a beautiful sunrise in portland, maine, this morning. the sun will rise a little earlier for most of us next week after the end of daylight saving time. a massachusetts commission plans to vote tomorrow on whether the state should quit daylight saving time and join the atlantic time zone instead. the move would put it one hour ahead of the eastern time zone from november through february. meg oliver is in acushnacushnet massachusetts. meg, good morning. >> reporter: norah, good morning. this is the time of year growers across new england are busy from sun-up to sundown harvesting cranberries in bogs like this. once the clocks turn back, they're up against an earlier sunset, something a state commission wants to change. massachusetts cranberry harvest
>> i imagine every hour of daylight is precious for a cranberry grower. >> oh, it is, it is. >> reporter: scarred haott hard one of many growers dependent on daylight to get the job done. >> you have to quit that much sooner and have everything picked up before the sun goes down. >> reporter: this sunday, the first day marking the end of daylight saving, the sun will set here at 4:33 p.m. but those long winter nights could one day be a thing of the past. a report issued by a commission of state lawmakers found that by moving to the atlantic time zone, shorter winter nights would increase the state's competitiveness in attracting and retaining a talented workforce. >> why change it now? >> reporter: state senator eileen donoghue is the chair. >> we love to attract millenials. they don't like the weather and don't like it when it is
>> reporter: dr. david prerau is author that says changing time zones would have an impact from transportation to finance to entertainment. >> every live tv show in new england would be one hour later, so you would have the football games and the academy awards and things like that lasting deep into the morning. >> could massachusetts do this alone? >> i think anything is possible, but it's not what we recommend. massachusetts is not a big state. people travel back and forth over borders for work, for shopping, and a lot of activities. and so it would cause confusion if we went it alone. >> reporter: donoghue wants new york and other new england states to follow suit, but many worry bringing more daylight to the evening brings more darkness to the morning, increasing risks for schoolchildren walking to school. but the commission says they will delay school start times to fix that. gayle. >> two thumbs down. >> you're not for this? >>
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apple stock reached an all-time high yesterday after preorders for the iphone x sold out in minutes. the exclusive anniversary edition iphone arrived in apple stores this friday, but it may take weeks to ship the device to customers who preordered online. scott stein is senior editor with our partners at cnet. he has been testing and reviewing the iphone x over the past 24 hours. here he is with the new phone. scott, good morning. show us the phone. >> good morning, here it is. so i like the size. >> i like the size. >> the size is right. and that's basically two different sizes before. the plus. this basically tries to cram as much screen, which other phone manufacturers have done, apple is doing that now in their own model. >> what are the other big pluses for this? >> well, extra camera features. it feels like a car that has all the little extra upgrades. extra camera features. apple is pushing very hard on true depth, which is their face
i.d. that will enable some things down the road for augmented reality in your face. but that's not really here yet. that's like little steps. it's really about the screen and it's about the extra camera features for a lot of people. >> and we've got to get used to swiping on this one? to navigate you have to swipe. >> right, there's no home button. so if you're turning it off and you unlock with face i.d., you're still going to have to swipe up to open the phone. there are other things now, like you get the controls, swipe down from the top. so you've got to learn. >> you tested the facial recognition. >> yes. >> how did that go? >> it actually worked better than i thought. i tried to based on changing my hair and all sorts of -- shaved my beard. >> you shaved your beard? >> in phases. and it recognized all of that. i tried putting on a fake beard. i tried different glasses. my sunglasses worked. i found if you went a little too crazy it didn't recognize it, which is outside the realm. in darkness it worked too.
facial recognition, the full screen, better camera, what else? >> those are the key things. better camera, full screen, facial recognition. >> a $1,000 price. >> and a $1,000 price. you're dealing close to $1,000 with the iphone 8 plus and that's how apple does the incremental things. >> but 1,000 is different. is it worth it? >> i think a lot of people may want to wait. >> do you think you can adjust to not having a home button? >> right now i'm finding it a little bit tougher than i thought. if you're walking on the go, the simple click and press to unlock is really nice. they haven't found that -- i think maybe a future update, to unlock a little faster. >> thanks, scott. >> thank you, scott. ahead, jeremy piven, star of the new cbs drama "wisdom of the crowd" is here in studio 57. how he shook off the reputation of his previous character, ari gold. your local news is next.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." first up, our green room. who's there? one guy says you're only as good as your last party. who's that? >> ian slayinger? >> that would be you, ia ian schrager. >> and jeremy piven says ari gold who? right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "usa today" has a report that climate change is already impacting human health and it's potentially irreversible. a team of doctors, and scientists studied the issue. from 2000 to 2016 an additional 125 mill
were exposed to heat waves, weather-related disasters were up 46% and rising temperatures have led to a 5.3% drop in labor productivity. "time" magazine says for the first time the fda is moving to revoke a claim with soy and heart health. it allowed products to claim that soy protein could reduce heart disease risk. the fda is now skeptical of the evidence. "the atlantic" says your favorite pumpkin pie probably has no actual pumpkin in it. oh, no! it often contains its to no field pumpkin. the big orange pumpkins used for jack-o'-lanterns because they don't taste that great. the fda allows food sellers to label pumpkin as anything that comes from golden sweet squash or a mixture of squash and pumpkin. that's why i stick to sweet potato pie. new york is expected to
that was enacted during prohibition. the original target is racially mixed jazz clubs in harlem. there are now roughly 25,000 eating and drinking establishments in new york city. only 97 have a cabaret license. and "variety" says one direction is the first band since the beatles to have three former members with number one solo albums. this reached the top of the album chart last week. harry stiles and zane malleck did it. they're in a very good club. >> great club. speaking of clubs, ian schrager has revolutionized the entertainment and hospitality industries over the past four decades. he first made a name for himself in the 1970s as co-founder of the legendary nightclub studio 54, a celebrity hot spot for guests
steven stietyler. in 1984 he introduced the world's first boutique hotel. his hotels still shake up the hospitality market with his stylish designs and attention to detail. his newest project with a mantra luxury for all. rooms start at $150. he aims to disrupt the industry once again and create a new experience for travelers. ian schrager joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. >> public. what does that mean? tell us. >> well, you know, everything changes, culture, fashion, everything, except hotels haven't changed. i think the very notion of luxury has changed. and it shouldn't be about our price or business classification, it should be about an experience. and anybody and everybody that wants to participate with luxury should have the opportunity to do it. >> but you say, ian, there's no
spa, no room service. this does not sound like luxury to me. >> well, luxury is a state of being. it's a feeling. it's how it makes you feel. >> like room service and a suite. >> when you put in technology, it lacks a personalization. but i think that's hogwash. i mean if the technology is done well, if it's executed well, if it has that wizardry about it, it elevates the spirit and lifts the experience. >> how does it work then? >> when you go in and check in and you do it with technology, you are kind of startled by it all, it's so easy. and part of the fun and experience of staying in a modern place for modern people. >> airbnb has had 200 million guests i think since 2008. is this a reaction or a sense that the industry is changing,
have a hotel like this? >> the industry is changing. airbnb is really a disruptive idea. the only way to compete with a disruptive idea is to come up with another disruptive idea. and i think the only way the hotel industry can compete with airbnb is to do those things airbnb cannot do, which is to provide social and communal spaces and experiences. and that's what we've been doing for 30 years and we'll continue to do it. >> i still don't know what happens when i walk into your hotel. i walk in. how do i know what room to go to? i still don't understand what you're saying. >> well, you would go up into an ipad. you can check in with your phone, you can get to your room a lot faster. you don't have to wait in line. i mean -- >> you don't have to talk to people? >> okay. >> we have -- we do have people there. every new idea is met with skepticism. like the boutique hotel 25 years
ago. but this is a new and modern idea for today's people. >> speaking of studio 54, there is now a book out about that as well. what was it about studio 54 that made it such a hot place in its time? >> didn't you go, charlie? >> did you go? >> no, i never did. >> you never did? >> okay, charlie, i never danced there. it was a phenomenon. it made the heartbeat faster. it's difficult to put it in a box and define it. it's just when you went there, it was something really special. it was transformative. it gave you an absolute freedom, which is an idea we all seek. and that's why i think 40 years later, people are still mesmerized by it and still talk about it. >> did you ever think of trying to recreate it? >> well, i tried to recreate it with the hotels. not what happened 40 years ago
that kind of magic. i still try and do that. >> how much of it was the fact that there were bouncers and either you had to be somebody or know somebody to go? >> it was nothing. it was nothing to do with it. you can't fool the people. it was a special place. when you went in there, you got this incredible rush. you know, you saw 2,000 people dancing as if there was only one entity. all of those things were smoke screens, distractions. the place was special. and everything since then has been special, which validates the idea. >> well, you're still doing that because you say you're only as good as your next party. it sounds like you're planning something special with public. >> we're having a halloween party tonight. >> go to your iphone, you know where to be. >> you've got a good track record. >> thank you very much. jeremy piven calls
i want every available option on the table for how to get this film made by the end of the day. whoever succeeds will forever be my family member. whoever doesn't, will be cleaning tanning beds in [ bleep ] rancho cucamonga. >> i love that character, that's emmy winner jeremy piven who played hot-tempered power agent ari gold on "entourage." he takes on a much more serious role in the new drama called "wisdom of the crowd." he plays jeffrey tanner, a wealthy tech entrepreneur torn to pieces over his daughter's murder. he believes the wrong man went to prison so he 20s a realtime crowd sourcing application. it affects everyone, including his co-workers. >> i'm worried about you. >> it was 15 years ago. i've dealt with it so just stop trying to fix me. >> i am not trying to fix you. you lost your brother.
he killed himself. okay? it's part of who i am. nothing is going to make that go away and nothing is going to bring him back any more than sophie is going to bring back mia. i'm so sorry. >> no, no. listen, take all the time that you need. >> it's kind of hard to unring that bell, jeremy piven joins us at the table. the premise is fascinating, he's a grieving father, gives up his company and offers a $100 million reward to anybody out there who can help find his daughter's killer. so you're really engaging the crowd instantly. is he a hero? >> i think he is, but i believe he's an anti-hero because he's a guy -- in doing my research, because you're right, i am a caveman with technology. in reading about steve jobs, he
and i think when jeffrey tanner, my character, lost his daughter, he was such an ambitious guy who was running a company, not unlike reddit, and then he decided, you know what, i'm going to put everything into a crowd source crime-solving site to figure out who killed the daughter and nothing else matters in this life. not being number one. >> making money. >> making money, all of these distractions that us as americans, you know, have in our lives. >> and as a result of this crowd sourcing, there's all these other crimes that end up being solved, right? which is part of the story line. >> it is, and that's the procedural aspect of it. and i think both my character and i resist that a little bit. and i think what's -- >> they resist it quite a lot, not a little bit. they resist it quite a lot. >> yeah, indeed. i think that -- i think that that's an interesting duality in the way that he's singularly focused
little selfish in that way. but you're going to see that he realizes that people want to do something good in this life, and it's inspiring to him. >> these are somber subjects. is there comedy here? >> i hope so. i hope so. i think that's the fun that we've been having with it all is finding that balance. ted humphries, who is the creator of the show, is brilliant and also very collaborative. we're all finding our way as a cast and so we are -- we are going for our laughs. it's nice. >> so were you trying to find something that's the total opposite of ari gold? listen, you played it so well people actually thought you were rich, white, obnoxious, took no prisoners. that's how well you played the role. >> yes. >> was that hard for you to deal with, jeremy? people would meet you and expect you to be him. >> yeah, yeah. and any actor that rails against the universe for being type
is -- you know, there's a long line to get into. but i think if you embrace your characters, the first thing you do as an actor is you don't judge your character in any way, shape or form. you can't. if you judge them, you're not going to be giving them as much possible depth or integrity as they can, because no one is a devil in their own story, right? so, you know, do i have the same ideology as ari gold did? no. i'm a stage actor from chicago, i'm not a guy -- >> who's parents were in theater too. >> yes, indeed, indeed. we all know the real ari. he is an authentic, prolific character. >> that is such a euphemism. i love it. that's terrific. >> he is a one of a kind. >> do you talk to him about the character? >> well, he was my agent, so -- back in the day, so, yeah, i got to witness it. >> you saw it? >> yeah, he was the muse definitely for that character. je
playing now, you know, it was a nice segue, wasn't it? >> ari doesn't dislike this is character, just saying. >> no, no. >> the real ari doesn't dislike his character. >> right. yeah, that's a whole -- we could spend a long time with that. >> we won't, we won't. >> but to now play someone who is so incredibly human. and he's broken. he hasn't dealt with his grief. and i think it's such a fertile premise for a show and for a character that i'm loving it. and i think someone that that's driven by his grief and obsessed with finding the killer because he thinks it will soothe his grief and that's not the case. >> i want to go back to charlie's question about your acting family background. you say even with the genes that you have, your dna, acting wasn't a foregone conclusion for you? >> i think, you know, it wasn't. i was lucky enough to grow up in the piven theater on stage with my family. wa
very early age and having a blast. but i didn't think it would lead to anything. because when you're in chicago, you just don't think that you could ever be on television or the movies or anything like that. and i thought i was going to be a 5'9" jewish linebacker and that never happened. i don't think -- that rarely happens in this life. so i was delusional. i was on stage and improvising and doing these great pieces, but not thinking it is going to go anywhere, so i wasn't putting pressure on myself and there was no desperation. >> well, you didn't turn out to be a 5'9" jewish linebacker, but it's worked out okay for you, jeremy piven. we are cheering you on here at cbs. >> thank you very much. >> we're very excited you're part of the family. watch "wisdom of the crowd" on sunday nights on? >> cbs. >> you might do a double take if you see the batmobile. the donation that helped transform
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the end of the show. their own, i'm a rockford peach. we have a scary witch. >> yes. >> might cast a spell on us. who could that be? >> that's right. i won't. i'm way too nice to be the wicked witch. thanks, ladies. we're talkingmakeup. she's a local makeupartist and lending her skills for halloween. welcome, thanksfor joining us. >> thanks for having me. >> obviously these girls look beautiful in their own skin. we're going to change that, right? >> yes, we are. we're going toplay it up with the makeup and have fun. halloween makeup isone of my favorite things. >> i think people overthink it. i think they need to think they need to be professionals and can't do it themselves.