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captioning sponsored by cbs >> quijano: more women come forward. >> he put me in an embrace, and i tried to push him away. >> quijano: and more denials. >> these are lies being pushed by the media and the clinton campaign to try to keep their grip on our country. >> quijano: also tonight, the hacked e-mails. why a hillary clinton supporter suggested she take a job at mcdonald's. david martin takes you aboard the navy's newest destroyer, sleek and stealthy. >> reporter: all those sharp angles are meant to deflect radar beams sent out by anyone trying to find it. >> quijano: and steve hartman answers the age-old question-- >> can somebody please tell me
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with scott pelley. >> quijano: this is our western edition. good evening. scott is on assignment. i'm elaine quijano. if the 2016 presidential election has become a surreality show, the latest episode played out today on live television. at the very moment donald trump was denying he's a serial abuser of women, another woman was accusing him of sexually assaulting her. that brings the number of accusers to six. major garrett now on the daytime drama. >> reporter: the split screen said it all-- on one, summer zervos, a 2006 contestant on donald trump's "apprentice" tv show teared up as she alleged trump sexually assaulted her at a los angeles hotel in 2007. >> and he came to me and started kissing me open mouthed as he was pulling me towards him. i pushed his chest, put space between us, and i said, "come on, man, get real." he repeated my words back to me,
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"as he began thrusting his genitals. >> reporter: while zervos was speaking, trump thrashed against the accusations. >> it's one big, ugly lie. it's one big fix. >> reporter: trump branded zervos and the five other women who this week have accused him of assaulting them "spotlight- hungry liars." >> some are doing it for probably a little fame. they get some free fame. it's a total setup. >> reporter: he atteto discredit a woman who told the "new york times" this week trump tried to grope her on a plane in the 1980s. >> she would not be my first choice. that i can tell you. man! man! ( cheers ) you don't know. that would not be my first choice. >> reporter: he even made a passing reference to hillary clinton's appearance at sunday's debate. >> and when she walked in front of me, believe me, i wasn't impressed. >> reporter: trump then engaged in another ethnic conspiracy theory, alleging mexican
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"time," was somehow behind the paper's story of two instances of trump alleged sexual misconduct. >> carlos slim as you know comes from mexico. he's given many millions of dollars to the clintons and their initiatives. reporters at the "new york times," they're not journalists. they're corporate lobbyists for carlos slim and for hillary clinton. >> reporter: in a statement, "times" publisher arthur sulzberger, jr. said slim, "has never sought to influence what we report." and slim said via a spokesman that he, "exerts no influence over content," at the paper. in a statement, trump said he vaguely remembers zervos, did not meet her at a hotel, and never accosted her. elaine, trump went on to say media fascination with these accusation stories is creating a theater of absurdity in america that threatens, he said, to poison the american mind and the electorate. >> quijano: major garrett reporting. major, thank you. 25 days before the election, the
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average of major polls gives hillary clinton a lead of 5.3%. there was another wikileaks dump of hacked e-mails today, including one in which the clinton campaign asks former president bill clinton to cancel a speech to a wall street investment firm because it wouldn't look good. here's nancy cordes. >> >> america is better than this. >> reporter: in seattle today, clinton said trump has become an international embarrassment. >> i take no satisfaction in seeing what trump does and says because it hurts. it hurts me and it hurts our country. >> reporter: but clinton might want to thank her opponent, wh whose wild week obscured the wikileaks release of more than 10,000 e-mails hacked from the account of her campaign chair john podesta. they reveal he got a barrage of free advice from outside allies about how clinton could shore up
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former michigan governor jennifer granholm suggested last july that clinton combat the image that she is out of touch or in a bubble by selecting eight occupations that she is willing to spend one day working at. for example, perhaps she buses tables at denny's or works behind the counter at mcdonald's. last september, podesta's former think tank partner neera tanden wrote, "everyone wants her to apologize over her use of a private server, and she should. apologies are like her achille's heel." in january, democratic strategist steve hildebrand advised, "she needs to find an emotional connection. she also needs to be bold and not be politically calculating." the messages go back ten years. in one, from 2008, a group of democratic strategists prepare a public survey to test attacks against then-senator barack obama, including his father was a muslim. his former use of cocaine, and his support of issues like gay
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strategist paul beggallia who was part of the e-mail exchange said the survey was not put together for the '08 clinton campaign. he said it was an effort to test the potency of potential attacks by john mccain if mr. obama became the democratic nominee. elaine. >> quijano: nancy cordes reporting. nancy, thank you. cbs news will bring you live coverage and analysis of the third and final clinton-trump debate in las vegas, nevada, wednesday evening at 9:00, 8:00 central. that's 6:00 in the west. tonight, there is breaking news from kansas where federal officials say they've broken up a right-wing militia plot to blow up a mosque and muslim apartment complex. chip reid has more from washington. >> reporter: good evening. federal law enforcement officials say the men had intended to use four large car bombs to destroy an apartment building where about 120 people lived, most of them from somalia. tom biele is acting u.s.
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>> it's alleged the defendants conducted surveillance to size up potential targets. they stockpiled firearms, ammunitions and explosive components. they even prepared a manifesto describing their beliefs to be published after the bombing. >> reporter: according to the criminal complaint, curtis alan, patrick stein, and gavin wright were motivated by a hatred for muslims, descendant of somali descent. they referred to somali as cockroaches and said the only good muslim is a dead muslim. court documents say the goal of the three men was to inspire other white militias to take similar actions. if convicted, they could spend the rest of their lives in federal prison. and elaine, the men have not yet retained lawyers or entered a plea. >> quijano: chip, thank you. oregon rarely sees tornadoes bu it got one today. >> dude, that's a straight-up tornado. >> quijano: it hit the coastal town of manzanita.
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number of homes and businesses were damaged. the remnants of a typhoon are expected to flow in from the pacific this weekend, bringing heavy rains and strong wind from san francisco to seattle. the u.s. navy celebrated its 241st birthday yesterday. the fleet has come a long way since 1775 when it consisted of just two sailing ships. tomorrow, the navy's newest warship, the guided missile destroyer u.s.s. "zumwalt," will be commissioned. former naval officer david >> reporter: there's never been a navy destroyer like this, never one that looked like this and never one that cost so much. the look is easy to explain. the ship is designed to be stealthy. all those sharp angles are meant to deflect radar beams sent out by anyone trying to find it. >> the ship has a radar cross- section 150 of its previous classes of destroyers. >> reporter: we rode with captain james kirk from norfolk,
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the u.s.s. "zumwalt" will be commissioned as a ship of the line. it is chock full of new technologies which allow this 600-foot vessel to be manned byy just 147 sailors. >> previous class of destroyers have about 300 sailors so we have about half the number of sailors running a ship that's 1.5 times the size. >> reporter: one of the new technologies are these automated gun mounts. the gun barrels are hidden from sight to make them stealthy, but they can hurl a satellite-guided shell more than 60 miles. this is a huge amount of space for a navy warship, and it allows the crew to bring ammunition in here on a forklift over here, and this is actually an elevator which takes the ammunition down to the magazine and the rounds are then automatically loaded into the gun. the "zumwalt" is a battleship for the 21st century, designed, says ron o'rourke of the congressional research service, to strike targets in a country like north korea.
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peninsula pretty far in to cover a large portion of the territory of the peninsula. >> reporter: but the new technologies kept driving the cost up, and the number of ships the navy could afford down, from 32 to just three. that explains why the "zumwalt" alone costs an astronomical $4 billion. it's now up to the ship's crew to make the navy's newest destroyer pay off. david martin, cbs news, aboard the u.s.s. "zumwalt." >> quijano: 21st century technology is saving lives in rwanda, a nation of mostly coffee and tea farmers in east africa. rugged mountains dominate central and western rwanda where drones are now making much- needed deliveries of blood. debora patta tells us more about the drone fleet and how it got to this part of the world. >> three, two, one. >> reporter: a drone hurtles
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villages deep in the rwandan countryside. usually associated with war and death, this drone is carrying blood, not bombs. >> clear for take off. zipline, 22. >> reporter: it's creation of a california company zipline. keller rinauldo is a cofounder. >> what this represents is an opportunity, "a," to leapfrog over the absence of roads and provide, you know, first-world- level medical care to every p regardless of where they live. >> here we go. >> reporter: the blood is placed in a cardboard box with a parachute. then it is attached to the drone. it flies using g.p.s. coordinates to the clinic in need. shortages of blood are chronic in rwanda, especially in rural clinics. half of the blood goes to women during child birth. dr. kajibwami espoir told us it is a constant challenge. "when we don't have enough
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he says "because the hospital is just too far." pastor alfred habumugisha experienced this in the worstcei possible way. his daughter, pacifique iraguha, urgently needed a blood transfusion after losing her baby. the pastor spent five frantic hours waiting for a supply of blood to arrive, but it was too late. "certainly, no one should die because of a lack of blood," the pastor said. "it feels like she was washedd away by a river." the rwandan government has signed on with silicon valley in the hopes of changing that. >> from this distribution center, we can serve thousands of help workers and doctors, and for those individuals, the experience of system is super simple-- send a text message, receive the product you need to save a patient's life. >> reporter: this particular flight took a mere five minutes before the blood was delivered to a clinic 33 miles away. and as the drones soar over the
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they carry the hope that this cutting edge technology could revolutionize rwandan's health care system. debora patta, cbs news, kigali, rwanda. >> quijano: coming up next on the cbs evening news, a shortage on the island of romance-- not love, water. and later, a diver gets into a steel steel cage match with a shark. and steve hartman-- she lost her way but found a friend on the road. road. >>uh, hello!? a meeting? it's a big one. too bad. we are double booked: diarrhea and abdominal pain. why don't you start without me? oh. yeah. if you're living with frequent, unpredictable diarrhea and abdominal pain, you may have irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea, or ibs-d. a condition that can be really frustrating. talk to your doctor about viberzi,
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coast of southern california in this island tourist haven, fresh water is becoming so scarce, that at fine dining restaurants, servers quietly collect leftover bottled water to mop the floor. and islanders like mary boyd now reuse their water in her shower, a bucket catches water while it's warming up. >> i'm like a two-minute shower. my daughter, on the other hand, is about a 10-minute shower. >> reporter: that's a long shower? >> that's a long shower. are you kidding? >> reporter: it's an effort to meet some of the most stringent water restrictions in the country. >> all customers have to conserve 50% of the water they were using prerationing. >> reporter: so they have to cut their water usage in half from what it was essentially before the drought. >> exactly. >> reporter: ron hite manages catalina's water district where the island's main reservoir is critically low, and even though a second desalination plant is
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not enough. so contractors use bottled water to mix concrete, landscapers ship in water to irrigate what's not already astroturf, and some hotels now ship out their laundry to the mainland. >> my last bill that came in was $4700. >> reporter: yolanda montano says the water bill at her laundromat has doubled and she now faces fines and penalties for going over her water allotment as more islanders use her washers to avoid water violation at home. >> which to me is just a water shuffle. >> reporter: what happens if you close your doors? >> i personally believe that it would pose a health risk to our community. a lot of residents don't have washers and dryers. >> reporter: so if you close this place, they got nowhere to go. >> no. >> reporter: what's the solution here? >> rain. significant amounts of rain. >> reporter: and if that doesn't happen soon, the nearly 4,000 people living here could be facing a 75% water cut by next summer.
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travel anywhere by herself. which is why it was such a big deal last month when anita hughes decided to step way outside her co outside her comfort zone and take a trip on her own. >> i just got out, and i made it to the car, and i turned the ignition and i actually got on 77 south, and i went. >> reporter: she was headed for north carolina for a gospel concert, and she made it just fine. but on the way home, she got so terribly lost, she didn't even know what state she was in. so anita pulled into this 7-11 in strasburg, virginia, and asked directions. you can see her entering on the right. unfortunately, there was no sound. but by all accounts you could hear her desperation loud and clear. what did you say exactly? >> can somebody please tell me how to get to cleveland! and everybody in the store just paused. >> i mean, she came in, full throated like a broadway star on stage reaching the back row.
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>> reporter: jason wright was a customer in the store. he says she gave anita directions, but she was still scared and skeptical. >> i said, "that's the right way. you come show me how to get to cleveland." so he did. >> reporter: what? >> yeah, he was so nice. >> i was going in the complete opposite direction. >> reporter: you were? >> i live here to the south. i'm driving north, so far out of my way. >> reporter: jason drove 35 miles out of his way to get her back on track to cleveland. but he t days ago he drove another 300 miles to take her to the moon. >> aaarrgghh! >> reporter: obviously, anita and jason have become fast friends. they talk on the phone just about every day, and now share a real fondness for one another. jason gave you a lot more than directions that day. >> that he did. just a little bit of applying of affection can change a whole
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>> reporter: since their chance encounter, anita has taken another trip to detroit. she got a new job, and says she's more confident now than ever. and as for jason... ? he will never fail you ? >> reporter: ...he thinks he's gotten even more out of this-- the lesson of a lifetime. >> it just doesn't matter the skin color or the zip code. we're brothers and sisters and we really do have a responsible to help one another get home. >> i mean it in every way imaginable. >> reporter: when one got lost, hope got found. steve hartman, "on the road," in cleveland. >> quijano: a road map for all of us. that's the cbs evening news for tonight. scott will be back monday. i'm elaine quijano. i'll see you on our streaming news service cbsn, and sunday on the "cbs weekend news." good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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a valley homeowner's association is taking matters into their own hands to keep neglected pools from becoming breeding grounds for mosquitoes. we haven't had rain but mosquitoes are just as annoying as ever! and part of the problem is neglected pools. one valley homeowner's association is getting involved. zahid? >> despite the weather, there are plenty of magnets for mosquitoes that we may overlook, especially in yards like this.
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something as small as a water bottle cap can be a breeding ground. and there are extreme examples like this. a neglected pool in avondale that looks more like nasty algae and bacteria, a place for mosquitos to lay eggs, and a potential threat for west nile or zika. to prevent that, some hoas change there'd bylaws to allow organizations to go onto the property if it poses a safety and welfare issue. >> i couldn't go out in the yard or walk in the morning. sometimes you get bit. and if there's puddles of water, you're asking for it. are >> reporter: according to maricopa county environmental service, neighbors need to report. crews will come out to a green pool and treat it with chemicals that last about three months. if all that nasty stuff

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