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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, august 12th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." donald trump doubles down on his claim that president obama and hillary clinton created isis, going so far to say -- >> isis will hand her the most valuable player award. that fuels more republicans unrest and after some republicans have cut ties with their candidate, others are calling to cut him off. details to the effort to strip trump of rnc funding. tsa take-down. new video surfaces of the moment
see what led up to the scuffle. simone strong in gymnastics. simone biles is crowned as the sports' new queen in gymnastics, but in the pool, simone manuel does what no other african-american swimmer has done before. and michael phelps for the win. he won his 22nd gold medal and even managed to bring the nfl to a standstill. >> the gold medal man in the waters has done it again! 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, donald trump says if the republican party diverts funds from his presidential campaign to congressional races, he'll just stop fund-raising for the gop. discontent with trump among gop leaders continues to grow. in a letter to the republican party, 70 worried republicans urged the gop to stop funding trump.
having a tremendous problem in utah while hillary clinton's lead in national polls has widened. craig boswell reports. >> reporter: donald trump courted voters in florida on thursday, the biggest prize of the battleground states. the republican presidential candidate criticized hillary clinton's economic plan. >> maybe the greatest, biggest tax increase in the history of our country. >> reporter: he also doubled down on his theory that the obama administration's policies allowed terrorist groups to grow. >> barack obama and hillary clinton, these are the founders of isis. >> reporter: trump's recent comments, including his suggestion that second amendment voters could stop clinton, have ignited a fire storm. cbs news has learned more than 70 republicans sent the republican national committee a letter urging the rnc to cut off funds to trump's campaign and shift resources to senate and house races. hillary clinton touted her economic plan, while rallying
she is calling for billions in new investments in manufacturing and infrastructure jobs. >> my message to every american worker across america is this, i will stop any trade deal that kills jobs or holds down wages, including the transpacific partnership. >> reporter: clinton promised to release her 2015 taxes soon, but trump says he won't release his until an irs audit is completed. craig boswell, cbs news, the white house. morning," we will discuss the race for the white house with cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson. 22 passengers and two crew members were injured when a jetblue flight was hit by turbulence. jetblue flight 429 was en route from boston to sacramento but diverted to rapid city, south dakota. it landed safely last night and the injured were taken to local hospitals. a white man says he was protecting his raleigh, north
shot and killed an unarmed black man. the shooting is being compared to the shooting death of trayvon martin in florida. mark strassmann has details. >> reporter: the 911 call from this raleigh home came at 12:50 sunday morning. the caller was 39-year-old chad copley, a self-described neighborhood watchman. his complaint was about a large crowd gathered outside h minutes later, copley called 911 a second time. >> reporter: the victim? 20-year-old kouren thomas.
>> reporter: police say thomas was unarmed and copley's warning shot was a shotgun blast fired from inside his garage. he's in jail now, charged with first-degree murder. copley's attorney issued a statement saying, we urge restraint and that folks not rush to judgment. the victim's mother, simone thomas, says she moved t raleigh from new york in 2001 to keep her son safe. >> he was a good kid and i don't have him no more! and there is nothing i can do! >> reporter: copley is being held without bond on the murder charge. thomas' mother says she is trying to raise the money she needs to bury her son. mark strassmann, cbs news, raleigh, north carolina. the cause of a massive explosion at an apartment complex in maryland remains
but residents reported smelling gas before the blast. the explosion wednesday night in silver spring shook homes a mile away. two people were killed and dozens of others injured. up to seven others are unaccounted for. the fire spread so rapidly, residents were jumping out of windows and dropping children. this morning, police in thailand say a string of bombings targeting tourist resorts are not related to international terrorism. between late thursday and early this morning, four resorts were there were at least ten explosions. at least four people were killed, and dozens were wounded, including ten foreigners. police believe the attacks were acts of local sabotage and may be related to an insurgency in muslim majority provinces. the u.s. surgeon general says 25% of puerto rico will be infected with the zika virus by year's end and urging the island to step up in education programs
by mosquitoes in florida has grown to 25. florida's governor says the area much concern in miami is shrinking. that is good news. but the cdc is still warning pregnant women to stay away. in another amusement park-related accident, a 3-year-old boy who fell off a roller coaster in pennsylvania has been hospitalized. he fell from an old-style wooden coast in southeast of pittsburgh. now the ride is about 1,400 feet long and 40 feet high at its highest. the boy's condition has not been released. you might remember on sunday, a 10-year-old boy was killed on a waterslide in kansas city. and then on monday, three children fell from a ferris wheel in tennessee and all of them survived. here in new york, a gust of wind caused a construction crane to slammed into three world trade center. the crane ball hit a window on the 12th floor of the building. the building is one of three
it is expected to be finished in 2018. no injuries and no debris fell to the ground. the 19-year-old virginia teenager who climbed up partway trump tower using suction cups has been charged with endangerment. he remains under psychiatric evaluation. he said he just wanted to talk to trump. it's unclear when he'll appear in court. america's swimming and gymnastics stars are leading the way to more gold. the u.s. is dominating the game with 16 gold medals and 38 overall. china is in second place with 11 golds and 30 medals. japan has 22 medals, including seven golds. jamie yuccas has the latest from rio. >> michael phelps has done it again! >> reporter: another record-setting night for michael phelps, winning the gold medal in the olympic 200-meter individual medley and becoming the first swimmer to win the same competition in four consecutive olympic games.
>> reporter: an emotional phelps listened to the star-spangled banner after being awarded his fourth gold of the rio olympics and the 22nd gold of his career. another record breaking event, this one by 20-year-old simone manuel. she tied with a canadian swimmer for the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle and becoming the first african-american woman to win a gold in swimming. manuel broke down in tears following her historic achievement. and the united states gymnastics team kept rolling, two days after the women won the team all-around title, 19-year-old simone biles took home the gold in the individual all-around competition. her teammate, 22-year-old aly raisman took silver. biles is the fourth consecutive american woman to win the all-around title. jamie yuccas, cbs news, rio de
phelps' swim even brought an nfl preseason game to a standstill. baltimore ravens fans went wild when phelps touched the wall. even the players on the field stopped play for several minutes to watch baltimore's hometown hero earn his 22nd gold medal. noting how historic his performance was. >> i'll sit back, 10, 15, 20 kids and i'll be able to say that. i'm sitting in ravens preseason game and i'm watching one of the best swimmers ever to do it. >> it's quite a moment. coming up on the "morning news." the final inning. slugger alex rodriguez plays his last game as a yankee tonight. and extreme longevity. we will show you a shark species that goes way back. this is the "cbs morning news."
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to rival anything at your local megaplex. it was a peak period to see meteor showers and happens every year around this time when earth plows through the tail of the swift tunnel comet. scientists made a wild shark discovery off greenland and a teen cancer patient is suing after a fight with police. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the tennesseean obtained video in a cancer patient's lawsuit against airport security personnel. shows a skirmish last year at memphis international. the suit says the teen's radiation treatment affected her hearing and sight and claims officers failed to consider her disabilities. "the denver post" reports outrage that a rapist sentence included no prison time. a judge in boulder ordered two years of work or school release and 20 years of probation for austin wilkerson. the former university of colorado student was convicted of raping a drunk woman in 2014.
the number of women accusing roger ailes of sexual misconduct reaches into the double digits. more accusers have come forward since ailes stepped down three weeks ago as head of fox news. 21st century fox is reportedly bracing for settlements with many of the women. the associated press reports the release of a north carolina man who was imprisoned for 28 years for a murder. a judge in wilmington ruled ye not get a fair trial. prosecutors must decide if there is enough evidence to put him on trial again. "the new york times" reports that gawker staff held a pizza and booze party in manhattan to mark the gossip site's down julie. gawker and its founder declared bankruptcy after ordered to pay millions to hulk hogan. "usa today" reports a startling claim about a shark species.
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the hype machine is in hyperdrive for "star wars" rogue 1. a new trailer for the movie is just out. it features the return of darth vader, still clearly in need for a little anchor management. rogue 1 is set for release in december. on the cbs "moneywatch." macy's announces majors closures and twitter answers accusations of censorship. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, hena. >> good morning, anne-marie. the major stock indices on wall street hit new highs, pushed by strong gains in energy and retail. the dow jones gained 117 points and s&p 500 added ten and nasdaq increased by 23 points. macy's stock soared, up 14% after the nation's largest department store said it's
that represents about 14% of macy's stores. macy's has seen slowing sales the past year and a half as competition heats up and more people shop online. the store closures will leave macy's with 660 stores nationwide. former twitter ceo dick costolo is denying reports that twitter filtered toward president obama. buzzfeed reports that twitter used and algorithm to filter abusive tweets and twitter manually removed messages that slipped through. costolo called the report, quote, total nonsense and laughably false. add block messages to facebook, back at you. 48 hours after facebook announced block ad technology, ad blocker said it figured out a way to circumvent it. ad block software filters all types of ad from websites. facebook says any attempt to
to load slowly. >> i knew they were going to be able to combat that, but i didn't think it was 48 hours. >> that was a quick move. they weren't playing. they were ready to go. >> when the money is out there, people will figure out a way to get it. hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. still to come, all of the president's songs. president obama shares his cool summer playlist that he has been
summer, but for the second straight year, president obama has released a pretty cool summer playlist. two spotify mixes on a playlist and upbeat playlist, and a more slower sampling when the sun goes down. artists range from piano sarah belerla, to "power of power." more proof it's good to be the king. the cavaliers rewarded lebron james for bringing cleveland an nba title. he has agreed to a record setting three-year deal worth $100 million! his pay next year will top the single season record of $33 million set by michael jordan. alex rodriguez will play his final game as a new york yankee at his home field but boston fans let him know how they feel about him last night at fenway park.
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as we reported, the number of people in florida infected with the zika virus by mosquitoes is now 25. zika is known to cause the birth defective microcephaly. dr. jon lapook has more about this ? the itsy-bitsy spider went up the water spout ? >> reporter: like most 6-year-olds, edmund loves singing and toys and, of course, his mother. but unlike most of his peers, edmund has microcephaly, the result of a genetic disorder that his mom didn't know about. >> i didn't sign up for this which is not true at all. of course you sign up for it.
even survive. some doctors suggested he be institutionalized. what was your response? >> my first response, i didn't think people did that any more. >> reporter: edmund didn't sit up or crawl until he was 3 and still doesn't talk. but he is slowly meeting some milestones. walking with help and riding a bike and playing with his two brothers. >> we are teaching language. >> reporter: give me an example. >> so he will say, edmund loves mamma. this is how he says mamma. it's really this. >> reporter: you speak edmund sign language? >> yes. he has invented some of his own signs. like this is please say to me. >> reporter: you just made that up? >> yeah. yeah. >> reporter: microcephaly can arise from a number of different conditions. genetically, like edmunds. and like measles and zika. symptoms can vary widely.
so you understand a lot and he understands a lot? >> yes. >> reporter: it's too early to tell how it will affect the lives of those infected with zika. she remembers the emotional toll of an uncertain future. >> i kept saying, what is going to happen? what is going to happen? what is going to happen? >> reporter: and she still doesn't really know. >> i actually haven't asked for prognosis forever because i don't expect anyone to really be able to tell me. he is turning his own course. >> reporr: defects from zika. >> it will get better. it will get better for you. you will love your child and your child will love you. >> reporter: and, she says, know you will find a new normal. clap your hands. yes, well done! dr. jon lapook, cbs news, rockville, maryland. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a closer look at the problem with dirty water at the rio games that is blamed for sick
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welcome to the cbs4 morning news 4:30. this is the noose. it's august 12th, friday. you'e it. i'm britt moreno. thank you for joining us. the broncos have 4 daysf they did enough against the bears to win. they cleaned up out there. starting quarterback sanchez hits thomas for the touchdown. we'll have much more on the dominating performance in a few minutes, but first let's find out about the friday's forecast. chris spears is tracking that and that cool down has finally arrived. >> it has, britt. all of the blue on the map over my shoulder. it was one of those days when you stepped out and