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? it's tuesday, august 9th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news."o message, but his economic speech couldn't keep ranking republicans from jumping ship. a new poll gives hillary clinton an even larger lead, but a new lawsuit blames her for two deaths in benghazi. and bad blood in the water. with the staredown and a record breaking swim american lily king gets her revenge against her
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good morning from the cbs 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. well, donald trump's economic plan calls for a tax base which he says will revitalize the economy. the clinton campaign says all trump's plan does is benefit the rich. she unveils her economic plan thursday. a just released national poll now shows clinton has opened a double-digit lead over trump. 61% of those the temperament to be president. while just 27% feel that way about trump. brian webb is here in new york with more. brian, good morning. good morning, anne-marie, a subdued donald trump outlined his plan that fell in line with other presidents since ronald reagan. lower taxes, fewer regulations and a focus on fossil fuel. >> reporter: donald trump pitched his revamped tax plan
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many of his proposals have been embraced by republicans for decades, including across-the-board tax cuts. >> my plan will reduce the current number of brackets from seven to three. and dramatically streamline the process. >> reporter: during the hour-long address the republican candidate also took came at hillary clinton. >> every policy she has tilts the playing field towards other countries. >> reporter: speaking in florida, the democratic nominee panned trump's plan as more of the same. >> trickle down economics does not help our economy grow. >> reporter: a monmouth university poll out monday has trump trailing clinton by double digits nationally, while facing growing opposition from members of his own party. late yesterday, republican senator susan collins of maine revealed she would not be voting for trump in november. this after 50 gop senior national security officials warned the republican candidate would be dangerous to the nation's security.
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private e-mail server during her time as secretary of state. >> i blame hillary clinton personally for the death of my son. >> reporter: the parents of two americans killed in the 2012 benghazi attack filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the democratic nominee monday. they say her so-called extreme carelessness led to their son's death. clinton's campaign responded to the suit by saying she has wrongdoing by several different investigations. on thursday, she will offer up her own plan for the economy during a speech in detroit. anne-marie. >> brian webb in new york. thank you so much, brian. well, coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll talk with jerry seib, washington bureau chief for "the wall street journal" about trump's economic plan. and now to the weather. and again this morning, the gulf coast is under the threat of heavy rain and possible flash
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a flash wood watch is posted from panama city homeowners used sandbags to try and protect their properties from the rising water. and the wet weather spread into the southeast. in alabama the unsettled weather also caused street flooding. on mexico's gulf coast the cleanup and recovery from hurricane earl continues. weekend mudslides killed at least 45 people, including eight people from the same family. meanwhile tropical storm javier california peninsula. the storm was expected to pass by the popular resort cabo san lucas overnight. in california residents in another 5,000 homes have been told they may want to evacuate as the so-called pilot wildfire continues to spread. the fire has burned 5300 acres in the san bernardino county east of los angeles. smoke advisories have been issued for the mojave desert area.
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several area school districts will be closed today, no injuries have been reported, though. delta airlines is struggling to rebook passengers stranded by a computer glitch. about 1,000 delta flights were cancelled yesterday. and 2600 more were delayed. the company says the power outage at its atlanta based crashed its computers, but the outage. delta ceo offered a mea culpa. >> i apologize for the challenges and experience this has caused for you and your travel experience. >> customers whose flights were cancelled or delayed could get a refund or $200 in travel vouchers. another case of nontravel zika virus has been detected in florida. it turned up in palm beach county, that is north of
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the infected person in palm beach recently traveled to miami-dade. the new school year starts tomorrow in florida. and governor rick scott has ordered mosquito repellent distributed to public schools in south florida. kansas city police say the 10-year-old boy who died on a water slide ride suffered a neck injury, but it's still unclear exactly what happened to caleb schwab. two women riding with schwab said they say they saw down the outside of the boat that passengers are supposed to ride in. the water park is expected to reopen tomorrow but the ride will remain closed. three children were injured when they fell out of a ferris wheel in eastern tennessee. the oldest is 16. the ferris wheel car they were in appeared to get caught and fell about 45 feet to the ground. they are reportedly in serious condition. to rio now where american swimmers scored gold for the second day in a row.
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>> reporter: on the deck american lily king stared down the russian yulia efimova. outraged that efimova was eligible to compete in the game after serving a suspension for doping and failing a test for a banned substance. >> she got it! >> reporter: king got what she was looking for. revenge. she won gold. and efimova settled si and the american lee brought home bronze. in the men's 100 meter back stroke it was gold for american ryan murphy. ? his win made it six straight for the americans in the event. >> and cherry gets the final block. and this one is over. >> reporter: the american women showed their strength in the sand.
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jennings and april roth got the easy win over switzerland with the match remaining in group play. and fencer ibtihaj muhammad made history monday by becoming the first american to compete in a hijab which she wears for her muslim faith. muhammad won the match but was eliminated in her next round. >> three days of o in medals with 19. five gold, seven silver and seven bronze. not bad. of course, to get into olympic event, you need a ticket, and some events are a little easier to get into than others. jamie yuccas is in rio with that part of the story. good morning, jamie. >> good morning, anne-marie, i can tell you the swimming tickets were tough to come by, you probably see on tv those empty seats. that's because we're told brazilians are last minute ticket buyers.
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tickets. the olympic committee said they've only sold about a quarter of game tickets to those outside of the country of brazil, and the majority are to americans. >> usa! >> reporter: this family brought their three kids from reno nevada to experience the games. >> i think we have tickets for 26 events. >> reporter: 26 events? how guys going to be able to stay up for all of them? >> yes. >> reporter: the family got here for less than a cost of a fast fuel value meal. >> we got judo, weightlifting, a bunch for about $12 a piece. >> reporter: organizers say about 80% of tickets have been sold. but women's rugby, biking races and kayaking competition only drew a few thousand spectators. the lackluster performance by the brazilian teams is not helping to fill seats and many say it's too high. >> for the brazilian people,
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gymnastics finals tickets are going for $300. this is what happened when we tried to buy tickets for the u.s. men's basketball game. are you sold out? you can find any soldout event on the black market. the international olympic committee is hoping the stadiums may eventually fill up with people who have the olympics on their bucket list. now, the brazilian police reported that they've arrested 40 people for they've also found hundreds of counterfeit tickets. what the olympic committee said they will not do at this point is give away any tickets, anne-marie. still ahead on the "morning news, " spiked candy. gummis laced with marijuana sickened more than a dozen kids. and ivanka trump under fire. a designer of her clothing line complains about the lack of paid maternity leave. this is the "cbs morning news." d maternity leave.
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being expelled from college of posted online videos of his drone. but connecticut state officials say he said it could shoot people at the school. testimony was heard in the lawsuit against the school. a ruling is pending. an investigation is under way under a questionable candy that sickened kids at a party. and china ratchets up tensions in the south china as those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstands. "the new york times" reports evidence that china has military plans from the disputed islands. recent satellite photos show what appear to be reinforced aircraft hangars on the reefs in the south china seas. they said that the islands were being built up for peaceful purposes. "the washington post" points out a gaffe between ivanka trump's words.
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with children but the company that designs their clothing line does not offer paid maternity leave. one designer said she had to struggle to make ends meet after giving birth to her son last year. the dallas morning news reports a lawsuit filed for a texas student who was arrested last fall. ahmed muhammad's father said his son's civil rights were violated when the boy's homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb last september. officials for the city of irving, its school district and the schoolri are reviewing the case. the suit is seeking unspecified damages. the san francisco chronicle reports that marijuana candies may have sickened 19 people at a teenage girl's birthday party. they were hospitalized saturday night for dizziness, nausea and heart palpitations. tests found thc in some of their times. officials don't know where the candies came from. the building where the party was held does not serve food and the party caterer is cooperating with police.
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and hulu gets away from free tv. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, hena. good morning, anne-marie. a lift in crude oil prices sent energy stocks higher but following some profit taking. the dow jones lost 14 points. s&p 500 finished nearly 2 points lower and the nasdaq lost nearly 8. one of the world's largest point of sale payment systems oracle's micros has been hacked. micros is used by hotels, restaurants and retailers around the world at more than 330 sites. a computer blogger said micros was breached by russian cybercriminals. it's unclear what financial data was accessed. oracle is notifying customers to change passwords for all micros accounts. walmart is buying online
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. swimmer michael phelps has y year's olympics. he won gold in the 4x freestyle relay and the 300 meter butterfly. but as ben tracy reports it is the purple marks on his skin that has many people talking. >> reporter: when michael phelps made his rio debut, there were two questions. how fast would he swim? and what's with those purple marks all over his body. turns out, they're the result of
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treatment known as cupping. you can see him getting the treatment in this under armour ad. here's how cupping works. specialized suction cups pull the skin up and away from the underlying muscles breaking capillaries. that draws blood to the area and speeds recovery. phelps is such a fan, he instagramed this photo mid-cup treatment. today,s miller said he's also a cupper. >> my trainer there, does it to me during training. i'll have her put cups on my back and she'll be like -- ahh -- i know! >> reporter: but it's not just for professional athletes, this 24-year-old uses it for chronic pack bane. the doctor treats her in mt. sinai, new york. >> cupping actually jump-starts the body's natural healing process to help resolve the issue. >> reporter: ben tracy, cbs news, rio de janeiro.
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coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the russian doping controversy in olympic swimming. i'm anne-marie green. this is "cbs morning news." russian doping controversy in olympic swimming. this is "cbs morning news." an unprecedented natural outburst seems to have taken over the country. we'll bring you more as soon as new updates come in. mom came back from a grocery run. hi , i'm stuck in an elevator with a cow. a what ? we have a situation. everything alright in there ? witnesses say this is where it all started, okay guys. we're comimg in now. copy that. all natural, non gmo ingredients with vitamin d and whole milk.
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a decade ago jenny stepien's father gave a stranger the gift of life. and now that stranger has returned to give jenny a gift of a lifetime. jim axelrod reports. >> reporter: to make her wedding day perfect, jenny stepien had a man walk her down the aisle she'd met the first time just the day before. >> hi. >> reporter: but jenny was positive she could trust arthur thomas' heart. >> thank you so much for coming. >> are you kidding. >> reporter: after all it
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killed in a robbery near pittsburgh ten years ago. hundreds of years ago in philadelphia arthur thomas' failing heart had him on a transplant waiting list but hope was slipping away. >> i was on death's door when he was murdered. and i needed a heart or i was going to be dying within the next few days. >> reporter: fast forward a decade to a letter jenny mailed to arthur thomas. daughter of the man whose heart is inside you. would you walk me down the aisle? >> reporter: which is how jenny stepien got to have her father's beating heart with her for the biggest moment of her life. >> it's like having my dad here. and better, we get to share this story with other people and people see organ donors do
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>> reporter: and that's how hearts were both breaking at this wedding saturday and filled to the brim as well. jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. here's another look at the morning's top stories, donald trump introduces revamped economic plans that proposes tax cuts but it's short on specifics. trump says his plan will revitalize the u.s. economy. hillary clinton said the plan benefits the rich. a new national pol shows clint win a double-digit lead over trump. and republican senator susan be voting for trump. at the olympics in rio, american lily king won gold in the 100 meter breaststroke. american ryan murphy won the 100 meter's men's back stroke. and the american men's basketball team rallied 117-69. the u.s. women's pounded spain 103 to 63. coming up on your local news on "cbs this morning," more from rio. we'll look at accusations of
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plus, charlie speaks with former cia deputy director michael morell about his endorsement of hillary clinton for president. and we'll show you the veggie burger revival as burger lovers embrace the meatless alternative. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green.
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says, "show open ." good morning, it is tuesday, august 9th thanks for waking up with us.im yetta gibson..we have a lot going on this morning... first, an arizona pastor is in big trouble this morning.what he's accused of doing to a teenage girl... that has him facing charges. plus... arizona has recently voted republican in the last presidential elections... but could it turn blue this year? the new poll that shows a

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