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around the presidential conversation about race relations. >> hillary clinton is a bigot. >> these are racist ideas. race baiting ideas. >> ku klux klan values, david duke values, donald trump values. >> reporter: monday, former kkk grand wizard, u.s. senate candidate, david duke release aid robo call that linked himself to trump. >> we are losing our country. time to stand up and vote for donald trump for president and vote for me, david duke for the senate. >> reporter: the trump campaign disavowed any relationship to duke or white supremacist groups. >> as for pastor burns and
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former co-pilot for tallon air back in court, charged with attempting to fly a plane while drunk. police in traverse city, michigan, pulled sean fitzgerald out of the cockpit of the charter jet after his pilot toasted. reports say fitzgerald had a blood alcohol level of .30. legal limit to fly a plane in the u.s. is .04. that means fitzgerald was more than seven times over the limit. meanwhile, in scotland, two united airlines pilots are free on bail. they were also pulled off their flight and arrested. charged with being drunk. jonathan vigliotti reports on
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>> reporter: they could be fined. potentially lose their license and face jail time. 35-year-old paul brady grebank and 45-year-old, carlos lacona were arrest shortly before their flight was scheduled to take off from glasgow airport. police believe both were about to take to the sky under the influence. mike rossinger, cbs news, transportation safety analyst and former chairman of the ntsb. >> we have heard on occasion, and it is again very rare where one of the pilots, might have been -- potentially over the limit. but to have both of the cockpit crew, this is extraordinary. it is still unclear who or what tipped authorities off to their concerns over the united airlines crew. but flight was scheduled to take off at 9:00 in the morning with 141 passengers on board. the flight was delayed for 10 hours. while united look ford
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grebank and lacona were doing before their morning flight. as rossinger explains, the faa rule, eight hours from bottle to throttle protects everyone from the dangers of alcohol and altitude. >> not only are you carrying people in the back, but the effects of the alcohol exaggerated when you are at altitude. so your judgment is taken serious consequences from that. and even a hangover can affect turday's arrests come nearly a month after two canadian pilots were also arrested at glasgow airport charged with trying to fly under the influence. two judges in wisconsin will be sharing a lifelong bond. judge derek moseley is back on the bench after a life-saving kidney transplant. the donor is moseley's fellow judge and best friend, joanne iring. jericka duncan has their
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>> oh! >> reporter: there were plenty of hugs here to greet 46-year-old, judge derek moseley. >> it's good to be back. let's do some business. >> reporter: as he retook the bench. >> all rise. >> reporter: he had one person to thank. 58-year-old judge. in me. you know, that i feel i can actually touch. you know. inside of me that keeps me alive. in 2014 it became clear, moseley's kidneys were failing. doctors diagnosed him with end stage, renal disease. >> i was on daily dialysis.
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every day of the week. >> what did the doctors tell you in the likelihood of you getting a kidney soon? >> yeah, yeah. well, soon. soon was, five to six years. ong african-americans, who up make up 13% of the population, but account for more than a third of all patients waiting for kidneys. iring didn't want her friend to wait. she stepped up to see if she was a match. >> i would look to think that people would do whatever they can for their friend. and i don't feel like i am a hero. is is who i am. this is how i was brought up. iring, half moseley's size had kidneys that were a perfect fit. a reminder that it's not about what is on the outside, but on the inside. >> i had joked all along to the doctors. don't be fooled by my size. i have big feet. big bones. pretty sure i have big organs, too. kind of a joke we all had. >> and it was a huge kidney.
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>> reporter: doctors transplanted that huge kidney last month. >> all right. go get them. >> reporter: it is allowing moseley to spend more time with his two daughters and wife while deepening his friendship with his fellow judge. >> i would go one step further. sound look you are family. >> we are family. yeah. and i think that's, what i want people to know. we a g that, you these days. you are buying finish these days. i got a new dishwasher and they recommend finish. ally? you should try it. unlike cascade gel, finish has active cleaning enzymes. its unique powerball takes on anything.
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as the the national park service celebrates its 100th anniversary. the parks themselves are more popular than ever. more than 300 people streamed through the gates last year. many of them carrying cameras. including one journalist who has overseas. jeff glor has the story. >> he became a star on instagram thanks to photos of a country that doesn't allow instagram. david guttenfelder's imjes of north korea gained him followers. after two decade, he returned home trying to tell america's story for "national geographic." we saw him as one of our national treasures, yosemite. >> i think that we all have the compulsion to interact with the world in some way to do something, write in a journal, or paint something. for david guttenfelde, that interaction through a camera
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for the past 20 years make up for lost time. >> i grew up in iowa. i had never been anywhere. i didn't have a passport. i had never seen the ocean. and i just really had the hunger to go and see something for myself. in his 20s, he went to tanzania to study. he was planning to be there a matter of months. he stayed for seven years. covering the rwandan genocide and every other conflict that press. after that, a decade in the middle east. including war zones in iraq and afghanistan. where guttenfelder adopted the concept of taking professional photos on amateur devices. >> i published them. people said, is he crazy? even, like -- >> five, six years ago. >> 2011 in afghanistan. why would this guy take a -- take a phone to the front lines of the war in afghanistan. fast forward to now. the argument seems absurd. there is half a billion people
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everyone is a photographer now. our country is more visually literate than ever before. >> reporter: it wasn't until he helped open the ap bureau in pyongyang, north korea, that his photography made him famous. no one had ever really worked there. ever really seen it. >> reporter: people here have their own idea about what north korea is, how is the north korea that you saw different than what the perception of north korea its? >> it is a rough, tough, but all of that is true. all the things we think. at the same time, because of that, we think in america there is no life there at all. like it is a facade. like there is nothing. it is the truman show. behind it there is absolutely nothing there. through photography, i realized it wasn't. they were real people with real lives. they were real people trying to live, like everybody else in the
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i feel a little bit like, rediscovering my own place, my own home. >> reporter: in the summer of 2014, after two decade of constant travel around the globe, guttenfelder accepted new assignment with national skree graphic to photograph yellowstone. >> my reason for coming home 20 years after i left. to come home and -- and photograph a national park. i had never photographed in america. never ben to yellowstone. never seen a bison. never seen a bear. >> if you are coming up with a roone to come home after 20 years, the national parks is a pretty good reason? >> yeah, it really felt like the perfect homecoming. i went pretty far-flung to try to do some good for the world i guess. i went pretty far away to try
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so -- that's been -- i think -- the, the thing i have been thinking about the most. because, i am photographing my own country and the things that are wrong and right about my own country. since then he photographed his family's fourth of july party in iowa, covered the trump campaign obama's visit to yosemite for the 100th anniversary of the national park service. >> this is something that america can be very, very proud of. and -- this is something that i portant about it.ain what is . and to try and convince others how -- how important it is to have this kind of place and to protect it. >> nasa just wrapped up a mission to mars. well, actually it was a practice mission to mars. and it was set up by the university of hawaii. they put a small dome on top of a volcano and kept six so-called astronauts locked inside for a
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the goal was to track the effects of such a long mission on the people inside. it must have been a success, because nay came out smiling. an excited crowd gathered sunday in hawaii to welcome this six person crew become to earth after they spent a year on mars. or more accurately, after they simulated living a year on mars. they have actually been spen all their time in a solar powered dome on the side of a volcano in hawaii part of the nasa funded program, high seas. >> it was really exciting to be able to welcome the crew back to earth. last august the group including an architect, astro biologist, aerospace engineer came across the globe to live in the 1500 square foot dome. over 12 months, limited food and water. used computer with 20 minute
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outside world. >> i'm super excited. the first time we get to be outside without wearing a space suit. everything is different. >> what is going on? >> the fourth and longest time, high seas has performed this type of mission. >> a mission to mars is going to be a complex system of systems. >> kim benstad is principal investigator of the project. >> some of the systems are going to be technological. some are human. it is just as bad if the human part of the system fails as if a rocket blows up. >> reporter: based on this experiment, the crew is optimistic about travel to mars. iversity of hawaii, manoa, and currently accepting applications
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welcome back. funeral arrangements haven't been announced for actor gene wilder. a look back at his life and career. >> reporter: gene wilder was able to merge manic gentle sides into a lovable on screen persona. to fans of every age he leaves behind a comic legacy of pure imagination. ? if you want to view paradise ? >> reporter: like this iconic willie wonka character, actor, writer director who loved to keep surprising his audience and himself. born jerome silverman in
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discovered his life's passion at an early age. >> but i always had that basic confidence that if i wanted to, i could make people laugh. >> look at that. >> steady as a rock. >> but i shoot with this hand. >> reporter: wilder's comic persona found the perfect collaborator in director mels brooks. they subverted the western with blazing saddles and paid tribute to vintage hollywood with young frankenstein. >> my creation! >> reporter: that film garnered both an oscar nomination. it was tir collaboration, "the producers" that gave wilder his oscar nomination for best supporting actor. >> i'm wet! i'm wet! i'm hysterical and i'm wet! >> reporter: brooks offered condolences on twitter. gene wilder, one of the truly great talents of our time. he blessed every film he did with his magic and he blessed me with his friendship. >> that's right. that's right.
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collaborator was comedian richard prior. >> there was a chemistry with richard that i didn't know was going to happen. he certainly didn't know it was going to happen. but it happened. >> reporter: the onscreen chemistry with comedienne gilda radner continued offscreen, married from 1984 until her death from ovarian cancer five years later. wilder attended the u.s. open in 2013, the same year he was diagnosed with alzheimers disease according to a family member, wilder never lost his life afirming personality. as he told cbs sunday morning in 2005 he lived life with no regrets. >> i am very happy where i am.
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terror in the night. >> everywhere. they're shooting. >> just released 911 recordings capture desperate cries for help during the orlando massacre. >> also tonight, a 911 call, brinli singer chris brown. >> pulled out his gun. pointed at me. said get the f out. >> a new rule will require speed limiting devices in big trucks and buses. critics say, not good enough. >> this inadequate rule only applying to future trucks. it's preposterous. >> and a judge gets life. it's not a sentence, it's a gift.
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we are hearing chilling new accounts of the terror in orlando nightclub. the orange county sheriff's office released recordings of frantic calls to 911 on the june night when a gunman opened fire killing 49 people. the deadliest mass shooting in u.s. history. mark strassmann who covered the massacre has the just released audio. >> when we left, gunshots were going like crazy. >> 911 callers began reporting a massacre in progress. >> there are dead people everywhere. they're shooting. >> right after last call, a gunman with a semiautomatic rifle roomed through the crowded
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pulse in orlando. and she is still in the bathroom, and she is bleeding. she got shot. and nobody is doing anything for him. >> reporter: this is the first release of 911 recordings from people who were actually inside the club, when the massacre began. >> there are now four dead in the bathroom. two shot. bleeding out. if some one doesn't get there soon. they're going to die. >> lot's go. let' >> reporter: police body camera video showed the chaos as first responders arrived. >> they're trying to get -- >> reporter: 911 calls also kept coming. some from relatives of people trapped inside. as they hid in bathrooms like those in the cell phone video, they texted or called their families. who then called 911. >> my friend told me he got shot inside. he is in the bathroom. help, help. i am not there. i can't do nothing.
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including the mass killer omar mateen. around 5:00 a.m., after a three-hour standoff. [ gunfire ] the 29-year-old former security guard was shot eight times by police. orlando police yet to release their batch of 911 calls about the nightclub shootings. among them, norah. several recordings from the gunman who called 911 from inside the club allegiance. >> mark strassmann, thank you. a hurricane watch is up on florida gulf coast, tampa to panama city as a powerful storm churns towards land. a second storm in the atlantic is threatening north carolina. omar villafranca in clear water, florida, omar. >> reporter: the tropical depression headed towards florida's west coast is expected to turn into a storm later today, that could drop between
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sandbags scooped up by residents living in flood prone areas. the storm system curved around the southern tip of the state. turned northeast and will hit the western coast early thursday and then expected to track north east across florida. there is also a tropical storm warning on part of the north carolina coast because of another system that is expected to brush against the outer banks, but norah, that storm its expected to turn towards the northeast by wednesday. >> all right, omar there in clear water. posted for hawaii's big island. madeline, category iii storm expected to pass south of the island early thursday morning. today, a bizarre scene in los angeles as the police surrounded the home of grammy award winning singer chris brown after a woman called 911 from outside the house. brown has a history of violence. carter evans reports before brown let the police in he
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>> when you get the warrant, you will walk up in here and see nothing. you idiots. >> reporter: chris brown taunted police on social media from inside his home this morning while they surrounded outside. have you seen my house? i'm going to barricade myself in the palace the i am not coming out. following up on a call a woman made from brown's home at 3:00 a.m. this afternoon, bailey curran told tmz she was partying at brow h when he got aggressive. >> he pulled out his gun. pointed at me. said get the f out. they tried getting me to sign a waiver afterwards and, nda, i did not. police served a search warrant on brown's home. l.a. pd lieutenant says investigators questioned everyone there including brown who eventually came outside to speak with police. >> can you confirm that a gun was, he put a gun to a woman's
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time. >> reporter: the multiplatinum pop artist whose dancing has often drawn comparisons to michael jackson had six number one albums and numerous run-ins with the law. he spent six years on probation after pleading guilty to beating his then-girlfriend singer rihanna in 2009. brown since charged with assault and hit-and-run. in june, he was accused of punching his manager in the face. but on social media today, brown said, he gets a bad rap. you are defacing my name as a person, character and integrity. this created commotion as you can imagine. brown's neighborhood. paparazzi and fans dropped by and try to catch a glimpse. norah, right now police say they're securing the scene and documenting evidence. >> carter evans. thank you. to the news that could be a major blow to isis. the terrorist group says one of
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al-agnani was killed in syria. >> the reports of al-anani's death surfaced after an american air strike attempt to kill him near aleppo. u.s. intelligence is still trying to determine if the man who had become the public face and voice of isis is in fact dead. as chief spokesman for isis, he publicly called for lone wolf attacks against westerners, filthy french. but including any citizen of any country fighting isis. he urged followers to smash his head with a rock, slaughter him with a knife or run him over with your car. the u.s. was offering a $5 million reward for information leading to his capture or death. if he was killed, isis has lost one of its most important leaders. but the real measure of success is whether it brings an end to isis-inspired attacks against
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>> david martin at the pentagon. thank you.
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now to the presidential campaign, race has once again become an issue after an african-american supporter of donald trump posted and then apologize ford a tweet he now acknowledges was offensive. here is major garrett. >> reporter: donald trump's surrogate, pastor, mark burns called the tweetedar hillary clinton in black face a mistake and told us the backlash took him by surprise. >> i did not think it was going to be this big of a deal because, you know, there are so many more things that are more offensive than a cartoon. >> reporter: the episode set social media afire and raised questions about the trump campaign approach to race and minority outreach. after first defending the cartoon, burns told us, it was out of bounds. >> i regret the offensiveness of
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it does not belong in our american culture. >> reporter: among trump supporters, burns is cheered as a harsh critic of clinton and welcome african-american counterpoint to the black lives matter movement. >> he helped organize a trump visit to an african-american church saturday in detroit. charges of racial insensitivity are nothing new to trump's campaign. they reached a trump said an american born federal judge could not fairly oversee a fraud case brought against trump university because of the judge's mexican heritage. a racial complication, david duke, former ku klux klan grand wizard, used a robo call to associate his long shot u.s. senate campaign with trump. >> if i am to stand up and vote for donald trump for president, vote for me david duke for the u.s. senate.
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gimmick. here in phoenix tomorrow, trump will deliver a speech on economic policy and advisers insist details on deportation after days of wobbly word the same advisers also insist trump will promise to carry out mass deportations. >> we will see. major garrett. thank you. trump is turning up the heat on hillary clinton to hold a news conference. nancy cordes has the story. >> reporter: the trump campaign blasted out what has become a daily te >> i think we are ready to take a few questions. >> reporter: referring to the nine months since clinton's last full-fledged press conference. a gap that has not gone unnoticed by the press or trump himself. >> no press conference in what, 255 days or something like that. >> reporter: clinton has given no reason for the delay. >> is that something you are going to remedy soon? >> i'm sure we will.
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when we want to have a press conference. there is no problem with that. >> the real problem is whether secretary clinton has been taking questions from reporters, she has. >> reporter: unless the reporters are the one whose cover her every day. >> thank you. >> we're making progress. >> reporter: their shouted questions tend to go unanswered. >> it is not unusual for candidates in the lead to try to run out the clock. in late 2008, obama drew flak for ducking the press but >> president nice to see you. >> and "the daily show." >> are you concerned you may go into the voting booth and, i won't know what to do. your white half will decide. i can't do this. >> yeah, yeah, it's a problem. >> clinton may also be trying to avoid uncomfortable questions about her e-mails and the clinton foundation. even she acknowledged in one of two interviews last week that her answers on those top ticks,
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excuses. >> nancy cordes, thank you so much. word that hackers may be frying to disrupt u.s. elections. jeff pegues reports that fbi is warning state officials to boost security. >> reporter: the fbi alert, dated august 1, says cybercriminals gained access to election web sites of two states. the two states were arizona and illinois. in illinois, the information of about 90,000 voters was breached. with a majority of ex-filtration occurring in mid july. hackers may have downloaded name, date of birth and driver's license number and partial social security numbers of voters. >> some one did finally get in. >> ken menzel, says the attack will not affect the november election. >> we are highly confident that no records were deleted or altered or added. and even had they been so, the
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>> investigators tell cbs news that the hack appears to be connected to the russian government. just last month, u.s. officials tide russia to a hack at several democratic organizations, including the democratic national committee. in a letter to fbi director, james comey, senate minority leader, harry reid said he was concerned about the threat of the russian government tampering in our presidential elect. and attempting to falsify official election results. did not assign blame, but did lay down a warning about the hacking. >> we take very seriously -- any effort by any actor including nation states to influence the conduct of affairs in our country whether that is an election or something else. >> a government official acknowledges the department of homeland security got a late start protecting election systems from a cyberattack.
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kris van cleave has more on this. >> on average, roughly, 750 people a year die in accidents involving large trucks where speed was a factor. it was a speeding semithat killed 22-year-old college senior, his father steve. >> that morning when we went to church he talked to me about the application for the peace corps. he said, dad, you know, a lot of people apply for this because they know it will look good on their resume. i want to get in because i federal regulators are moving to require all new vehicles weigh 26,000 pound or more to use speed regulating devices, large buses and tractor trailers. the government believes limiting top speed to 60-68 miles an hour will save lives. with big rigs more likely to jackknife, fail to stop quickly, topple over or be out of control at high speeds. the goal its to prevent or limit the severity of crashes. the proposal has the support of
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steve owings who says many big rigs have technology to limit speed and regulators should require truckers to use it. >> over a million people have died and been maimed in these types of crashes, while we wait for this inadequate rule only applying to future trucks? it's preposterous. >> transportation secretary, anthony fox. >> i do think the fundamental point that the rule is making is absolutely right which is that -- there are technologies our speeds in moderation. and that is going to be overall better for safety. >> the proposed rule can be modified before it becomes final. starting in 2009, ontario canada required big rigs to have limiters set at 65 miles an hour. officials credit the technology with a 24% drop in fatalities in the first year. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington. still ahead, pro football
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apple to pay ireland $14.5 billion in back taxes. the eu claims ireland violated its rules by giving apple huge tax breaks for basing its european operations there. apple vows to fight the order. in becoming a major leaguer, and tim tebow trying to do something similar. the former football star off baseball skills for scouts in los angeles. tebow last played as a high school junior in 2004. he did hit a few balls over the fence. they say a baseball career for him is still a long shot. coming up next, a judge's life
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we end tonight's broadcast with the decision by a judge. a decision that saved the life of a colleague. here is jericka duncan. >> oh. >> reporter: each embrace for 46-year-old judge derek moseley is a reminder of how lucky he is to be alive. >> so good to be back. >> all rise. >> reporter: in 2014, doctors said his kidney was functioning
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transplant, he could die. what did the doctors tell you in terms of the likelihood of you getting a kidney soon? >> yeah, well, soon, soon was five to six years. >> reporter: patient demand outpaces kidney donors three to one. and with african-americans making up more than 30% of the waiting list, a match for moseley would be hard to find. or so he thought. >> you know, then it was a no brainer, yeah, of course i would step up. >> follow ju joanne iring decided she would donate one of hers. doctors said the older, white, half his size woman was a perfect match. >> i had joked with the doctors. don't be fooled by my size. i have big feet, big bones, big organs too. >> and it was a huge kidney. >> keep your hands inside the moving vehicle at all times. >> reporter: the successful surgery was performed last month. >> take good care of me.
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hero. this is who i am. this is how i was brought up. >> we all get caught up on the fact that some people don't associate with other people because of their race or what have you. but you know when it comes down to it. inside we are all the same. one heart, two lungs, two kidneys. that's what this country its supposed to be about. that's the diversity that makes us great. i just think people need to embrace that more. >> reporter: and perhaps, judge each other less. jericka duncan, cbs news, that's the "cbs overnight news" for this wednesday. for some of you, the news continues. for others check back later for the "morning news" and "cbs this morning" from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm norah o'donnell. ?
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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, august 31st, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." when mexico sends its people, they are not sending they are bringing drugs. they are bringing crime. they are rapists. >> his campaign started by slamming mexicans and he spent months calling for a wall on the mexican border but, today, donald trump heads to mexico to meet the president, just hours before he is set to give what he calls a major speech on immigration.
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depressions bear down on the gulf coast and two hurricanes are headed for hawaii. >> have you seen my house? i'm not coming out! >> a real standoff that played out on social media, singer chris brown is released from jail, accused of pointing a gun at a woman in his home. after suspended from the national team, hope solo says he is walking away from her professional team as t is released she got news from her contractor. >> suspended contract. not just a suspension. 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, donald trump plans to visit mexico today to meet with president enrique pena nieto
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immigration has been a key to trump's campaign. hena daniels is here in new york. >> reporter: good morning. it will be a private meeting between the billionaire businessman and the mexican leader. trump has been trying to clarify his stance on illegal immigration. the development chs as hillary clinton's use of a private e-mail server during her time as secretary of state is getting new attention. donald trump confirmed today's hi meeting with the mexican president on tuesday night but gave little on his address on immigration this evening. >> we are going to close our board and stop the drugs from coming in and destroying our company. i'll be talking about that tomorrow night in arizona. big speech on immigration. >> reporter: that big speech comes amid speculation the republican nominee is softening
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of undocumented illegal immigrants. he is trying to sway minorities away from hillary clinton. >> hillary clinton's immigration policy, it brings in illegal immigrants and refuges to take jobs from our hard working african-american and hispanic citizens. >> reporter: clinton, who has been off the campaign trail fund-raising is still being dogged by her use of a prichlt e-mail server during her time as including interview notes as early as today related to its probe. despite recommending no criminal charges against her. >> this is something that we wanted to have happen and we are glad it's going to. >> reporter: with the first debate less than a month away, the democratic nominee had hoped to move away from the controversy. she hits the campaign trail today in cincinnati. august is said to be clontz's top fund-raising month of the
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netted at least a combined $31 million. >> hena daniels in new york, thank you. the trump campaign is jumping on news that the fbi recovered about 30 e-mails from hillary clinton's private server that may be related to the 2012 attack on the u.s. diplomatic outpost in benghazi, libya. the e-mails are among thousands repeat investigation. a state department lawyer says it won't be until the end of september before the e-mails can be released. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will discuss donald trump's upcoming visit to mexico and his speech on immigration with dan senor who was senior adviser to the romney/ryan campaign in 2012. republican senators john mccain and marco rubio won last night.
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rubio entered the florida's crowded gop bid at the last mint after ed he would not run again for the senate. debbie wasserman schultz won her primary also. this morning, we are watching two tropical weather systems affecting the southeastern united states. one, tropical depression eight is hitting coastal carolina with strong winds and potential flooding. the other has triggered a hurricane watch for parts of florida's gulf coast. tropical depression nine is expected to strengthen before it reach's florida's northwest coast tomorrow. hurricane conditions are possible. along the outer banks of north carolina, high surfs and strong rip currents and some vacationers have headed inland. in the pacific, a powerful hurricane is threatening hawaii. hurricane madeline is a category two storm and examined to pass
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morning but a change in course could bring it over land. this is madeline as seen from the international space station. residents of hawaii's big island are urged to prepare. a second pacific hurricane, lester, is headed toward hawaii but expected to weaken before it passes the state. the coast guard is trying to figure out just how a ferryboat ran into a group of kayakers on new york's hudson river. a group of ten people in kayaks were paddling down the river manhattan's pier. at least two kayakers were hit and kayakers were tossed into the water and one seriously. authorities are looking into the possibility the sunset or glare played a role. there are unconfirmed reports that the chief strategist and spokesman for isis was killed by a u.s. air strike in syria. isis said al adnani was killed
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west. the pentagon says an air strike had targeted a town northeast of aleppo but it is still assessing the results. audio recordings of 911 calls made during the june's attack on a gay nightclub in orlando have been released. people trapped inside and their rlf relatives made desperate pleas for help. >> a lone gunman automatic rifle shot up the club. he killed 49 people. the worst mass shooting in u.s. history. helpless family members and friends pleaded with 911 operators. >> the gunman was killed by police after a three-hour standoff. singer chris brown is accused of assault with a deadly weapon after his arrest turned


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