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it's tuesday, july 3rd, 2018. this is the cbs morning news. 12 boys and their soccer coach are found alive in a flooded cave in thailand. now the question is how to get the group out safely. who will replace justice kennedy? perspective supreme court justice nominees are meeting with the president. a florida deputy comes to the rescue after a hissing
alligator cases the scene. good morning from the studio he 57 newsroom at cbs news headquaters in new york. i'm hena doba. this morning they're trying to decide how to rescue boys from a flooded cave in thailand. the team had been trapped for ten days when they were found on monday. they are generally in good health but getting them out of the cave will be difficult, dangerous and could take months. good morning. good morning, experts estimate the soccer team was found alive more than a mile inside the cave and half a mile below the surface. the group is trapped by water and the question is whether to dive them out now or wait for the water to recede which may not be until the rainy season is over in october. we're coming. it's okay. many people are coming. >> one day after rescuers found the missing soccer team divers are now bringing food and
medical supplies to the 12 boys and their 25-year-old coach. british divers found them just a few feet above the water that held them captive in a network of caves stretching six miles into a mountain. the governor said he doesn't know how many more days the team will be trapped but he said none of the boys are in critical condition. a thai navy s.e.a.l. team will make the final call on how to get them out. experts say it could be safer to give them supplies where they are while they wait for water levels to drop. water is currently being pumped out of the cave and rescuers are exploring other ways to get to the team. as news of their survival spread, the families of the boys celebrated. >> translator: the first thing i will do is hug him. >> when i see thailand here putting everything they have into these kids, it's a miracle.
>> around the 25 u.s. military members have joined more than 1,000 rescuers from around the world for this operation. the boys range in age from 11 to 16. the thai navy is now sending teams of medics with high protein liquid foods and supplies to help improve conditions in the small space they're in. >> incredible story. back in this country the dangerous heat wave blanketing the central and eastern u.s. isn't going away. this morning expected heat warnings and heat advisories are posted from virginia to maine and arizona to california. the heat and humidity is expected to last throughout independence day. temperatures reached record highs while 90 degree temperatures are not that unusual. a 7 day heat wave forecast here in new york city is. that happens once every 33 years. today isolated thunderstorms are forecast for the pittsburgh area where residents are trying to recover from the flash floods.
the high water trapped motorists and flooded homes. the heavy rain lasted more than an hour. it's the same story in des moines, iowa, it damaged homes more than 230 homes, several hotels and commercial buildings. one person was killed when he was swept away by the fast moving water. dry weather is forecast until thursday. president trump's personal lawyer says he now puts family and country first. michael cohen once boasted that he would take a bullet for the president but his tone changed during an interview with abc news. cohen wouldn't say if he would cooperate with prosecutors in the russian investigation. he spoke out for the first time since federal agents raided his home and office three months ago. president trump plans to meet with two or three more potential supreme court nominees to replace justice anthony kennedy but trump says he will announce the decision next monday. yesterday he met with several candidates for about 45 minutes each. as jan crawford reports, he is
narrowing the field. >> during the morning i interviewed and met with four potential justices of our great supreme court. >> reporter: as the president weighs his choice moderate republican senator susan collins said she was not comfortable with everyone she has considered. >> i would not support a nominee who demonstrated hostility to roe v. wade. she specifically opposes william pryor that once called roe an abomination. a top finalist, pryor has been eliminated this time. two leading contenders are federal appeals court judges brett cavanaugh and amy barrett. cavanaugh has the credentials the president wants and is the favorite of the establishment. at his confirmation hearing in 2006 he said as an appellate judge he considered roe settled law. >> if confirmed i would follow
roe v. wade faithfully and fully. >> barrett is a favorite of the grass roots and would most fire up the base. >> my personal church affiliation or religious believes would not bare in my duties as a judge. >> democrats focus on her catholic faith to suggest she would overturn roe versus wade. >> dogma lives loudly within you and that's a concern. >> that backfired on democrats amid allegations of antireligious bias. barrett was narrowly confirmed garnering three democratic votes. >> the president said he will be talking to two contenders that are front runners. it's possible others could emerge. and this nomination has to be airtight so they have a new justice on the bench when the court returns the first monday in october. jan crawford, cbs news washington. >>oh man scted
planning an attack during cleveland's 4th of july celebration is being held without bail. he was arrested sunday and arraigned yesterday. authorities say pitts expressed his support for al qaeda and talked to undercover agents about setting off bombs. he is charged with attempted support of a terrorist organization. >> in idaho a 3-year-old girl was stabbed at her birthday party over the weekend and died. 1,500 people turned out to remember the victims in the stabbing attack. he stabbed 9 people in an apartment complex where he stayed and was asked to leave. he made his first court appearance yesterday. he is charged with first-degree murder and is held without bail. if convicted he could face the death penalty. harvey weinstein says he expects to be fully vindicating follg xumisconduct.
a third woman says he performed a forcible sex act on her in 2006. he faces criminal sexual assault and sexual acts in the first degree. he's already indicted for alleged sex abuse encounters with other women. his lawyer says it's consensual. he's scheduled to be arraigned july 9th. in the bahamas investigators are trying to figure out the cause of a boat explosion that killed an american woman and injured nine others. the american tourists that were on board when flames engulfed it saturday. one had her leg amputated. >> she was what i call a shooting star. she had a life that stayed straight on the course and it was a life that brought a lot of joy and a lot of support and love into the lives of others.
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a pool and new developments in the newspaper shooting investigation. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the capital gazette reports the suspect in last week's mass shooting at the paper allegedly mailed threatening letters the day of the attack. the alleged gunman sent one letter to a former company lawyer. it said he was on his way to the paper with the objective of killing every person present. the letter was dated the day of the attack and received in the mail yesterday. letters were also sent to two judges. the tampa bay times reports a florida deputy shot and killed an alligator that chased a 16-year-old girl up a tree friday. the girl's mother made a frantic 911 call after her daughter had been up in the tree for 30 minutes. >> i'm at freak creek. my daughter is stuck in a tree. there's gators surrounding her. we can't get her out. she's just 15. the gator had approached the girl as she floated in a raft on a creek. she climbed up the tree but the
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day long slump. banks and health care stocks also posted gains. in the end the dow rose 35 points. s&p 500 gained 8 and the nasdaq added 57. if you're flying this 4th of july holiday get ready for long lines. the transportation security administration says it's going through it's busiest period ever at u.s. airports. on friday about 2.6 million passengers and air crew, that's the second busiest day in tsa history. the week of june 24th through the 30th was the busiest single week ever. keep in mind the trade group airlines for america predict a record summer travel season up more than 3.5% over last year. the federal probe into facebook sharing users data with a british consulting if i recall expanded. the fbi, securities and exchange commission and the justice department are now involved. the investigation reportedly centers on why facebook didn't
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top story this morning authorities in thailand are trying to figure out how to get a youth soccer team and a coach out of a flooded cave. they had been trapped for ten days before being discovered yesterday. one option is to teach the boys how to use special breathing masks. officials are still trying to drain water. eastern u.s. is expected to last through the 4th of july holiday. it's the worst heat wave of the year and more record temperatures are possible. here in new york the heat wave could last 7 days. that only happens every 33 years. aaa calls this terrible tuesday. a record number of people are headed out of town for the july
4th holiday and those traveling by car will be paying more at the pump. >> reporter: some 40 million americans are hitting the road for the 4th of july holiday. matt is one of them. he travelled from san francisco to los angeles to be with family knowing he would be spending more at the pump. >> it's what you have to do at this time of year. you're going to have to spend a couple of extra bucks. >> reporter: gas prices are up 62 cents compared to this time last year. it's the most expensive july 4th holiday price in four years. aaa says crude oil prices are the main reason why. >> we see crude prices go up and we generally see gas prices go up too. even with opec's decision to increase their production it may not be enough to offset the supply levels not keeping pace with demand. >> reporter: prices dropped recently but they're expected to
go up 10 cents or more in the coming months. >> there's a large potential that gas prices may hit a new high late they are fall. >> there's apps like gas buddy, gas guru, google maps and waze that can help find cheaper gas and prices vary greatly depending on where you live. people in the south are paying around $2.50 a gallon while drivers in california are paying much more. >> between $3.90 and $4.50 depending on the area you're in. >> reporter: prices are only expected to go higher. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. >> coming up on cbs this morning, the photo of an american hunter from kentucky is sparking outrage. including from celebrities. the role social media is playing and the woman is now receiving threats online. plus it's estimated that more
than 3 million children suffer from depression but less than half get the treatment they need. how one family's conversation about depression changed their lives for the better. and a new report finds google allowed some outside companies to access gmail users inboxes. editor and chief nicholas thompson has what you need to know. that's the cbs morning news for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm hena doba. have a great day. i'm hena doba. have a great day.
tuesday? >> good. >> happy tuesday. >> seems like everyone is in vacation mode. >> holiday tomorrow. >> we have the vacation attitude. >> that's every day. >> of course we are a day from 4th of july and people are getting in the spirit. right now clear conditions. let's hope it stays this way. doesn't look like it will but the skies are a little bit clear, not going to be as smokey today. overall the west winds will be in full effect, temperatures a few degrees below average this afternoon. so many bay area locations will be cooler than yesterday. tomorrow will be the coolest day of the week. i'll have more coming up in a few minutes. right now we are tracking a rollover accident