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continues. for others, check back with us a little later for the morning news. and cbs s s and cbs s s or captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, august 25th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the death toll soars overnight in italy. this morning, thousands of escue workers are still try to pull survivors from the rubble, after a massive earthquake kills hundreds of people. a trail of devastation in indiana, after tornadoes level parts of one town. this morning, survivors are sharing stories of helping others make it out alive. >> i pulled from one side and she pulled from the other and we were able to get the couple out.
hillary clinton and donald trump trading barbs. >> he is taking a hate movement. >> hillary clinton is a bigot! 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. in italy, the death toll from yesterday's powerful earthquake has risen to at least 247. this morning, in several small towns devastated by the quake, the search for buried survivors continues. entire blocks were destroyed and the number of missing is unclear. some 4,300 rescue work withers are searching for victims and the region was jolted by a strong aftershock this morning. the quake zone is a popular summer vacation spot before school begins and many of the victims are children. seth doane is in the quake zone
good morning, seth. >> reporter: good morning to you. yes, surrounded by rubble here, as the digging out continues. the search in some places trying to find survivors also continues, and there has been a real surprise among some as this death toll has risen, but this is a popular area for tourists. beautiful mountain top towns here. many of them, you know, centuries old and the population really swells in the summer. in some cases in these towns, police officials didn't know how many people were here. it's not necessary to register guests at each hotel stay. so even through the night, you still had different rescue teams going door-to-door, some cases, calling out names, just searching for survivors anywhere they could find anyone. >> seth, i know yesterday, there were some challenges when it
mountainous areas and some of the roads were impassible. have they been able to get the equipment they need to conduct these rescue operations? >> reporter: there is a lot of heavy equipment in here now. we see backhoes, we see cranes. the scale, the extent of the devastation is still so staggering that even when you see this heavy equipment, these big machines look quite small amid the destruction, but there are, as you mentioned in the intro, quite a number of various personnel here and trying to dig as much as possible. some of this work has to be done by hand, very carefully. imagine these old buildings that have collapsed and in covering earthquakes in the past, sometimes you can have survivors, if there is access to food and water, they can get into with the building has fallen on them in a way they can tuck into some little hole, you
too much heavy equipment in some places and they want to make sure they dig by hand to make sure someone is alive, that they are not crushed. >> right. seth doane in central italy, thank you so much, seth. >> in southeast asia, at least four people were killed when with a powerful earthquake hit central myanmar. a major tourist site, ancient pagodas were damaged. it could be felt as far away as thailand and eastern india. authorities in central indiana say it culd take days to access the damage from a string of tornadoes that touched down yesterday. a tornado with winds of 165 miles per hour hit kokomo, where the damage is described as substantial. at least eight funnel clouds were spotted. and a dozen people suffered minor injuries as the storms moved through the state. indiana governor mike pence, the gop vice presidential candidate,
vinita nair has our report. >> reporter: drivers in kokomo captured the twister as it formed. >> oh, my gosh. starbucks just got blown over. >> reporter: customers inside this restaurant captured the moment it touched down. the tornado blew the roof off this starbucks and flattened its walls. witnesses rushed to the scene to help those inside. the tornado also blew through this apartment complex, breaking windows, tossing cars, and scattering debris as far as the eyd this photo shows a car and truck toppled on each other amid fallen trees and dangling wires. the national weather service described the twister as large and destructive. wind blew so strong and people ran for their lives. >> i came out and it was like a whole new world out here. >> reporter: 14-year-old jalen givens was home with his sister when the tornado struck. >> it jerked the door out of my
ran into the bathroom and the furnace exploded and we hid in the tub. it was scary. >> that was vinita nair reporting. donald trump continues his efforts to win over minority voters. last night speaking in jackson, mississippi, trump said hillary clinton's policies hurt minority communities. >> hillary clinton is a bigot! who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings, worthy of a better future. she is going to do nothing for african-americans. she's going to do nothing for the hispanics! >> trump said clinton only cares about herself, her husband, and her donors. today, clinton will deliver a speech trying to tie trump to the so-called alt right movement, associated by some with white nationalism. during a broadcast interview last night, clinton says trump
>> he is taking a hate movement. he has brought it into his campaign. he is bringing it to our communities and our countries and, you know, someone who has questioned the citizenship of the first african-american president who has courted white supremacist -- >> and clinton called a report linking her foundation donors with some of her activities as secretary of state absurd. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will discuss the election with donald trump's new campaign manager kellyanne conway. two suspected militants who attacked the american university in kabul, afghanistan, have been shot dead by security forces. twelve people, including seven students, were killed in the attack which began late yesterday. charlie d'agata reports. >> reporter: witnesses say a large explosion blew one of the gates open. that was followed by heavy gunfire as militants stormed the campus during busy night
hundreds of students were on campus, some were struck by gunfire, others hid where they could. one jumped from a second story window to escape. among those trapped inside was a.p. photographer hasinni, who has been documenting the afghan war for decades. the gunman was right outside his classroom. >> i sensed that the man, the tourist was going room-by-room and i thought that, okay, this is it. he couldn't open the door. he just threw the grenade inside and then we jump and then we ran. all of it probably was two or three minutes. >> reporter: cbs news producer ahmad muktar was also in class and sprinted for any way out. >> the gunfire was getting oser. and closer. i felt a few -- a few -- a few bullets flying over my head, and
bullets hit me or my friends. >> reporter: as the afghan security forces battled with the militants, u.s. military officials confirmed american advisers were on the sidelines. despite being surrounded by 15-foot blast walls and armed patrols, this is the second attack on the american university in a month. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. the president of turkey says a town across the border with syria has been recaptured from isis fighters following a major ground and air offensive. a senior turkish official says more than 20 turkish tanks are inside syria. the offensive into syria included u.s. air strikes, turkish tanks and special forces. it's unclear just how much further turkish forces will push into syria. turkey also wants to contain expansion by u.s.-backed syrian kurds. vice president joe biden met with the turkish prime minister in ankara yesterday to discuss the situation.
harassed by four iranian boats near the persian coast and the iranian boats approached the "uss nitze," a destroyer at high sea. no shots were fired. the ship was in international waters at the time. in january, u.s. soldiers were detained after mistakenly steering into iranian waters. the soccer foundation has suspended hope solo for six months after her comments calling the team that beat them in the olympics as cowards, after they beat the u.s. in the finals in the olympics. she served a suspension in january after her husband was pulled over for driving the u.s. team van while intoxicated in california. stevens pleaded no contest. in 2014, solo was arrested on charges she assaulted two family members. in a statement, u.s. soccer
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injured survivors. families of the nine people who died after being hospitalized also will not be charged. "variety" reports an outpouring of support for leslie jones, after she was victimized in a cyberattack. personal information and apparent nude photos of the "ghostbusters" star were posted yesterday on her website. celebrities condemn the attack on twitter under the #stand with leslie. the "los angeles times" reports the postponement of a birth of a nation." amid controversy about its director and star. new details are emerging about the acquittal of nate parker in a 2001 rape trial, including the subsequent suicide of his accuser. the american film institute said more discussion is needed about the various issues raised before the movie is shown. "the new york times" reports that bans of a full body garment
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. recovery efforts continue in central italy where the death toll from yesterday's earthquake has climbed to at least 247. three towns north of rome were hardest hit. a 10-year-old girl was pulled from the but entire blocks were destroyed and the number of missing is unclear. this morning, a powerful after-shock shook the region. a string of tornadoes hit central indiana. there are no serious injures but extensive damage in the city of kokomo. a tornado with wind of 165 miles per hour touched down there. in all eight funnel clouds were spotted in the state. the fda has approved a new lens for people who suffer from
as kenneth craig reports, it's giving patients back their natural vision. >> reporter: bruce goldblack owns a towing company, so he relies on his eyes for work. he says his vision changed about a year and a half ago. >> i started to notice some shadowing, especially driving at night. my long distance vision was impaired and i was having more and more trouble reading close-ups. >> reporter: the 65-year-old was diagnosed with cataracts, a clouding of the lens of the eye. >> the lens iset now. >> reporter: his doctor recommended surgery to remove his old lens and replace it with the new fda approved one called the symphony. unlike previous options, the lens from abbott can improve vision at near, intermediate, and far distances and points in between. >> a brand new category of lens that gives patients continuous vision and reduces their dependence and many times eliminates their
>> reporter: bruce was the first to get the lens since it was fda proofed. the doctor who developed the clinical trials. >> giving them a natural type of vision where they are less dependent upon glasses makes them more comfortable, improves their self-confidence. can you see a little bit now? >> reporter: bruce says he is excited for the future. >> i happen to be a very active 65-year-old. i ride motorcycles long distance and i also do jet skiing. >> reporter: it usually takes about a week or two as the eye heals for final results. kenneth craig, cbs news, in new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the u.s. surgeon general makes a house call to our studio, as he unveils a plan to fight the opioid epidemic. plus, jeff glor has an exclusively great white shark discovery off long island, new york. and jamie wax looks at the fashion debate over men's cargo shorts and why some say it's time for them to go! that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching.
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