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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, august 15th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." in a second night of protests, an officer was injured and a demonstrator shot. the city erupting in violence after a man was shot and killed by police. cashing in. in kiev, a new report finds donald trump's campaign manager was allegedly paid millions by a pro-russia campaign in ukraine. several people are dead and
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flooding in louisiana. this morning, there's more rain on the way to the devastated region. and passengers were sent rushing out of jfk airport late last night with their hands up, over reports of a shooting. it was just a false alarm, but flights were backed up for hours. 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. more violence broke out overnight in milwaukee where protesters are demonstrating, after a black police officer shot and killed a black man. one protester was shot and rescued by police. one police officer was injured when a rock smashed his windshield. and at least one car was set ablaze. police made multiple arrests. neighbors on milwaukee's north side cleared debris on sunday after several cars and buildings were set on fire sunday night, -- saturday night, including a gas station that was burned to
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dozens of protesters spurred on by posts on social media. the violence started a few hours earlier after a police officer shot and killed silva smith during a traffic stop on saturday afternoon. police say the 23-year-old, with at least 13 prior arrests, ran, refused to stop, and had a loaded gun in his hand. the mayor pleaded for peace moving forward. >> so if you love your son, you love your daughter, you love your grandchild, tell them to stay away from this area. >> reporter: the milwaukee un national guard be activated, saying another night of violence cannot be allowed to happen. >> i'm not going to get caught like ferguson and baltimore and not going to happen because you will say it doesn't seem like you guys had -- were prepared for this and what am i going to say? >> reporter: police made 17 arrests overnight and four officers were hurt, along with a 16-year-old girl hit by a spray -- stray bullet. people in the community say
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a mentally ill black man. >> the black people of milwaukee are tired. they are tired living under this oppression. >> reporter: the state is now investigating saturday's shooting. meanwhile, a manhunt this morning for the killer of a police officer in georgia. officer tim smith was shot to death saturday night in eastman, that is about 60 miles southeast of macon. investigators identified the suspect as 24-year-old roy hill deed. police say the officer was responding to a report of a killed. at least five people have died so far in the tragic flooding in louisiana. the governor says rescuers have saved 20,000 people. there are flood warnings right now across southern louisiana, including the cities of baton rouge and lafayette. don champion reports from baton rouge. >> reporter: floodwaters have shown little mercy on southeast louisiana. torrential rains over the weekend left entire
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this morning, 10,000 flood victims are waking up in shelters. films like "the twilight saga" were shot here in these studios. overnight, flood victims were bussed to sound stages here to spend the night. >> i take it one day at a time. right now, i'm going to set up, go get me some rest. >> reporter: alvin mccrory showed up pushing a cart of his belongs and was rescued b boat from his flooded home. >> turn your back a second, you got major water. >> reporter: major highways like i-12 were also shut down and some drivers were even stranded on the road for more than 24 hours. >> very crazy. we never experienced anything like this. hopefully, we don't have to do it again. >> reporter: a federal emergency declaration was granted to help people in the hardest-hit areas, as the water begins to recede in some places, the state's governor warned the danger is far from over. don champion, cbs news, baton rouge, louisiana.
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northern california has forced 4,000 people in two towns from their homes. the so-called clayton fire is burning this morning in lower lake, about 100 miles north of san francisco. hena daniels reports. >> reporter: a fast moving wildfire has destroyed several homes and businesses in lower lake, california. and forced thousands of residents to flee. >> that is where our house was right there. >> reporter: some people are just starting to see the devastation around them. >> this is where we all grew up, you know? >> all we know. >> our whole life and our neighbors. look what they have to come home to, it's horrible. absolutely horrible. >> reporter: emergency crews are trying to contain the blaze that has already destroyed 3,000 acres from the ground and the air. >> we are seeing, everything, unfortunately, burn right now. grass, vegetation, homes, structures, cars and experiencing propane tank explosions. >> reporter: the fire jumped the
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the four block strip of main street quickly became ground zero, after dozens of cars and the post office, a winery, and habitat for humanity went up in flames. >> all these fires are, just erupting so fast, people can't even think. >> reporter: a second wildfire near lake massamento in central california has destroyed at least 20 homes and threatened 150 more. triple-digit temperatures and shifting winds and dry brush are making it hard for fir to battle the flames. a fire weather watch is in effect for parts of california through wednesday. several evacuation centers have been set up. the red cross has also brought in cots for those who want to sleep indoors. others say they plan to sleep overnight in their cars and trucks. >> thank you very much. the shooting scare late last night at one of new york city's airports turned out to be a false alarm.
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at john f. kennedy international airport around 9:30 last night and shortly afterward closed terminal one. they received reports of shots fired near the departure gates but found no evidence of a shooting. some travelers ran for the exits in panic. the faa ordered a ground stop at the airport and inbound flights were delayed. the latest cbs news battleground tracker poll has good news for hillary clinton. in florida, she extended her lead over donald trump and is now five points ahead, up two points f in new hampshire, clinton is dominating by nine points. in georgia, a traditionally republican state, trump has a four-point advantage, but clinton is closer than in most presidential races. the trump campaign is facing new criticism this morning for alleged links to pro moscow political operatives in ukraine. "the new york times" reports a secret ledger itemizes cash given to trump's campaign chairman paul manafort.
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million dollars were designated for manafort, from ukraine's former president viktor yanukovych. manafort worked in ukraine ending in 2012. the trump campaign has not commented. but trump's campaign manager released this statement. on the eve of what the trump campaign has billed as a major foreign policy speech, we have learned of more troubling connections between donald trump's team and pro-kremlin elements in ukraine. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk with cbs news contributor and chief national correspondent of "the new york times" magazine mark leibovich on developments in the presidential race. a muslim advocacy group to offer a 10,000 re killing. police released a sketch of the suspected gunman. detectives say the men were not targeted because of their faith,
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this is like -- this is not an attack to imam. this is an attack to the community. the mosque searches immigrants from benefiting la bangladesh. worshipers say people shouting at them has increased lately. turning to the olympics now. gold medal winner ryan lochte and three other american swimmers were saying armed robbers targeted them in rio. u.s. olympic officials say it happened sunday morning when the four left in a taxi from a party hosted by en delegation. robbers, posing as police, stopped the taxi and demanded money and belongings. luckily, no one was hurt. the u.s. continue to add gold to its bank of olympic medals and the fastest man on earth defended his hiatal. -- title. in olympics, simone biles won another gold and the first american female gymnast to win three gold medalses in the
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the vault. the fastest man continued to hold on to his title. usain bolt is the first to win consecutive three 100-meter titles. he finished the american finisher by 0.800 of a second. in a midnight volleyball match, americans april ross and kerri walsh jennings won in the semifinals' set them up for a match in the semifinals. the u.s. is dominating with gold china in second place with 15 gold overall. and great britain with 15 gold and 38 total medals. coming up on the "morning news." a donald trump intervention? how trump's advisers reportedly tried to tame the unpredictable candidate. and spacex delivers. the start-up launches a satellite and nails a landing at sea. this is the "cbs morning news."
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the company launched a japanese communications satellite in darkness early sunday from cape canaveral. the booster rocket landed safely on a barge. it's the fourth time spacex has landed one of its vehicles at sea. the federal government ended aid to flint, michigan. a reported effort to save donald trump from himself. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the new york times" reports about chaos in donald trump's campaign prompts a rapid response from the candidate. the paper reported this weekend that advisers can't keep him on message or stop him from starting needless political skirmishes. trump reacted on twitter writing, it is not freedom of the press when newspapers and others are allowed to say and write whatever they want, even if it is completely false. and i have always been the same person, remain true to self. the media wants me to change, but it would be very dishonest to supporters to do.
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reports that the fatal shooting of a city officer's son may be the case of mistaken identity. there have been no arrests and dennis was a college student in new york city and he was home on a visit this weekend. "usa today" reports the death of a former washington mayor's only son. police say 36-year-old marion christopher barry jr. apparently his late father struggled with drugs during his two terms in the district of columbia and served prison time. "the washington post" reports the end of federal aid in the flint water crisis. residents have received free water bottles and filters since
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crisis. flint's mayor says michigan will now pick up the tab. and "variety" says adele turned down an opportunity to perform at next year's super bowl. she broke the news at a concerted on saturday. she said the dance oriented halftime show is not about her and not about music. still to come a historic aircraft is grounded. the test flight of a giant hybrid airship runs into trouble. ? i don't want to lie down. why suffer? stand up to chronic migraine... with botox?. botox? is the only treatment for chronic migraine shown to actually prevent headaches and migraines before they even start. botox? is for adults with chronic migraine, 15 or more headache days a month each lasting 4 hours or more. it's injected by a doctor once every 12 weeks. and is covered by most insurance. effects of botox? may spread hours to weeks after injection, causing serious symptoms.
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on the cbs "moneywatch," a giant helium ship is grounded and president obama's tunes are a hit on spotify. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning. stocks ended mostly down on friday, thanks to weaker and unexpected retail sales and a fallen producer for july. over the course of the week, the dow gained 30 points and s&p one point higher and the nasdaq 11 for the week. silicon valley company called the inspiration reported that gm bought a stake for the company earlier in the year. they declined to comment on the report. president obama's summer vacation play list surged to the top spot on spotify. the white house released the president's playlist on thursday. in just a day, it was number one on the chart.
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welcome to work for the company once his presidential term is over. the maiden voyage of the world's biggest aircraft was postponed because of an undisclosed technical problem. the 302-foot blimp-shaped helium filled airship named the airlander 10. it was due to take off from london for its first test flight on sunday. it's a hybrid aircraft and part blimp and part airplane. no word on how long that ship will remain grounded. and "suicide squad" is still the top of the weekend box office. the film based on the d.c. comic villains brought in $43.8 million this weekend and less than last weekend but enough to stay in first place. "sausage party" in second and "peach dragon" debuted at third. >> i want to know how many kids tricked their parents into taking them to see "sausage party"? >> no comment. >> public service announcement, it's animated and it's cute and
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children! >> don't be fooled by the animation, right? >> indeed! jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thank you so much, jill. still to come, lightning rod. brazil's iconic landmark weathers the storm. we will show you how the statue is protected from the elements. is with the treat you make together. ? ? ? i can't believe it has 40% fewer calories than butter. i can't believe it's made with real, simple ingredients. i can't believe... we're on a whale. i can't believe my role isn't bigger. real ingredients. unbelievable taste.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. rio's huge christ the redeemer statue is a must see for many athletes and fans during the olympics. but the divine image often needs museum help. its lofty perch on a mountain above the city attracts light this. >> translator: people say lightning doesn't hit the same
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christ the redeemer has been hit more than ten times. >> workers say it's hit about six times a year. copper rods have been added to divert the lightning into the ground. an olympian is giving beleaguered puerto rico something to cheer about. unseeded monica puig upset her opponent from germany in three sets saturday to win the women's tennis event. she is the first athlete representing the commonwealth to ever win gold. >> it was exhausting but all of were waiting for me with, like, a surprise party in the room. they had balloons everywhere. they had cake. they had everything. it was a huge celebration. >> puig is also the first woman to win a medal for puerto rico. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will speak with gold medal swimmer anthony ervin. i'm anne-marie green.
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each years, the united states welcomes 6,000 citizens at ceremonies. as car there has been a surge in citizenship applications brought in part for the desire to vote. >> reporter: for these new american citizens you only have to see their faces and their joy. and know what this day means. but they will also tell you. >> registration forms, pass them down, please. >> reporter: of all the rights they now have, the one they cherish most is the right to vote. >> i think the urgency is real and this election is a
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>> reporter: andrea leon grossman was born in mexico, along with about half of 3,000 new citizens at this ceremony in los angeles. andrea came to the u.s. in 1993. you've been doing everything that a u.s. citizen does for decade now? >> correct. >> reporter: except for voting? >> for 23 years, i have been paying my taxes and i have been contributing to my society and my community and i think it's really important that my vote is counted. >> reporter: outside the convention hall, a m like this. >> how can you allow somebody like this buffoon to take away my rights? >> reporter: but for alfonso martinez from mexico, anger against trump doesn't translate into passion for his opponent. who are you voting for? >> reluctantly, i'm going to be voting for hillary clinton. i really wanted to vote for bernie sanders because he inspired me. >> reporter: much of what hillary clinton says appeals to lily simonete who was born in
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how important to you is this right to vote? >> very important. i think it's very important of being a citizen. >> reporter: lily's husband mark backs donald trump. >> reporter: are you going to try to persuade her to vote republican. >> absolutely. >> reporter: i think it makes it interesting for conversations at the dinner table? >> yes. >> reporter: what matters most is that they can vote. >> i think that we matter and i think that this is what makes america great. >> so happy. i'm so proud. >> reporter: carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. here is another look at this morning's top story. milwaukee endured a second night of violent protests after a black police officer shot and killed a black man. during demonstrations last night, one protester was shot by someone and rescued by police. one officer was hurt when a rock smashed his windshield. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the murder conviction
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featured in the netflix series "making a murderer." and was you to the new york library. and actor daniel radcliffe joins us in the studio. that is the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green.
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says, "show open ." good morning.. thanks for waking up with us ...here on cbs 5.i'm yetta gibson and... i'm heidi goitia there's a lot going on in the valley this morning .. and we have you covered! we're following breaking news from overnight... after a woman in a wheelchair is hit and killed by a pick up truck... and police say that driver... took off from the scene.we'll have a live report... in just a few minutes. plus... more breaking news overnight... a phoenix police officer is t-boned... while responding to a different call.

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