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york city, i'm tony dokoupil. captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, july 11th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." president trump kicks off a european tour today including the nato summit, and the stakes are high. mission accomplished. celebrations for the rescue of a thai soccer team and its coach from the flooded cave. the latest on their health. i ran aside and i saw a mushroom cloud. >> and a massive explosion
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destroys complexes and forces people from their homes. good morning from the cbs 57 studio at cbs headquarters here in new york. i'm anne-marie green. president trump is in brussels, belgium this morning for the start of a two-day summit that promises some confrontation with some of the european closest allies. he's attacked the alliance and again this morning pushed nato members to pay more for defense. laura podesta is here in new york with the details. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. the president railed against germany, saying it was, kwoes, very inappropriate that the u.s. was paying for defense against russia while germany is doing gas deals with moscow. the president's strong comments just one early sign that this but warm and fuzzy.
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president trump met with nato secretary-general jens stoltenberg this morning. stoltenberg thanked the other countries. it's the first major gathering of western countries since the g7 in canada where president trump clashed be the other leaders. while leaving the white house yesterday, the president wasted no time complaining that member nations pay too little on defense spending. >> nato has not treated us fairly, but i think we'll work something out. >> so far this year only five of 29 nato countries spent 2%. there is concern about the last leg of the president's trip both abroad and at home.
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>> and i have putin. fankly, putin may be the easiest of them all. who would think. >> what would be disastrous for us is to have a negative nato meeting and then do something with putin that further destabilizes the relationship. >> president and president putin meet in helsinki next week. and that meeting is expected to be one on one without any aides present. yesterday when leaving the white house president trump would not say whether putin was a friendn say the boys took care of themselves while they were
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trapped. most lost ababout four pounds. the first g group of four rescu is eatating normal mealals, wal, and visiting with their parents. the last, the coach, came out yesterday. >> reporter: the daring rescue mission ended in cheers. the excitement could hardly be contained. we're not sure if this is a miracle, a science, or what read a facebook post. former medics and navy thai s.e.a.l.s were the last to emerge. almost all of the rescues were flown in helicopters and then driven in ambulances to a chiang rai hospital. officials there confirmed the first four rescued can stand up and walk but they can't go far because of the risk of infection. rainwater soon started filling
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the cave forcing them deeper inside before they found dry ground. that's where british divers found them ten days later alive and in good health. preparations for a rescue took days and involved pumping out millions of gallons of water, drilling through hard rock, and mapping the tunnels where they would have to swim through dark narrow passageways. each was guided by two divers, one in front and one in back. they were given anti-anxiety medication to keep them calm. in all, dozens carried out the rescue in three waves over three days. when it was all over, everyone simply wanted to see the boys. i want to hug them first said another one of the boys' coaches. i want to cheer them on. ve bnt to tell them howried
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fo had to check the news. today i'm happiest. officials say the last five to be led out of the cave were the weakest. that included t boys survive. anna werner, cbs news, chiang rai, thailand. well, ahead on "cbs this morning," the latest from thailand on the rescued soccer team's condition. supreme court brett kavanaugh returns to capitol hill today. he met with a number of senators yesterday. the battle over his confirmation is shaping up to be an intense debate focusing on abortion rights, health care, and questions about legal proterkz for the president. jan crawford has our report. at the capitol with the vice president -- >> we look forward to the confirmation process and it will unfold in the next few weeks. >> reporter: nominated to
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replace the key swing justice he's considered a powerhouse with a conservative judicial philosophy and a lengthy record. with the court in the balance, liberal judicial activists were urging democrats to oppose the nomination even before the president nominated his choice. on the right, groups like the judicial crisis network are spending millions in advertising, targeting red state democrats up for re-election in november as senior democrats called for battle. >> we must defeat judge kavanaugh's nomination to the bench, to save women's reproductive womfreedom, to sav health care for million, to save the rights and freedoms ta all americans enjoy. >> reporter: he ruled against an immigrant teen seeking abortion while in federal detention, but while angering democrats he
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modete rlin susane had no collins noted his restraint. democrats also focused a law review article kavanaugh wrote in 2009 that said a president should not face criminal investigation while in office and instead be impeached for wrongdoing. >> he's even argued that sitting presidents shouldn't face criminal investigation. no investigation of a president. >> reporter: but one key state democrat, west virginia's joe manchin, said he had no issue with the article and is keeping an open mind. >> right now senators are making decisions and making how they're going to on these issues, and i think it's wrong. >> reporter: jan crawford, cbs ne news, washington. well, a federal judge refused to extend the deadline for the trump administration to
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reunite all children under the age of 5 with their children. the deadline was yesterday and only a few of the children were reunited with their families. some immigrantn to the u.s. bute to wear ankle monitors. before leaving for europe yesterday, president trump said the solution was to tell people don't come to the u.s. illegally. two firefighters were inj e injured by a massive explosion in a wisconsin town. they were ee evacuating residents when a powerful blast rocked downtown madison. a contractor struck a natural gas main which led to the explosion and several buildings were leveled. firefighters were battling the fires late into the night and residents say the explosion was so strong it lifted buildings. >> there was this big boom and it knocked me to the ground and i felt it. it took the breath out of my
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body. i ran outside and saw a mushroom cloud. >> madison is home to the university of wisconsin and the area is popular gagt everything place with numerous bars, restaurants, and businesses. the cleanup continues in central arizona after a massive dust storm h it the area. the wall of dust known as a haboob covered the phoenix area, reducing the area to zero. south of phoenix weather may have played a role. a freight train jumped the tracks. it forced the closure of a may your highway and the cleanup could take several days. >> coming up on the "morning news," e. coli investigation. how a zip line company may have sickened hundreds of people in tennessee. and coming attraction, visitors to a hollywood landmark may soon get a new view. this is the "cbs mor this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ call on me brother ♪ when you need a hand
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california fire investigators are trying to determine what caused a brushfire in one of los angeles's most popular parks. flames quickly spread across the hillside of griffith park yesterday afternoon. it forced more than 2,000 people from the famous griffith observatory. some cars parked in the area were damaged, but no one was hurt. there may soon be a new way to visit the famous hollywood sign, and a plane crash in alaska is under investigation. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the "anchorage daily news" reports a small plane crashed with only minor injuries. it crashed on prince of wales island south of ketchikan where it was headed. the pilot called 911 after the crash. poor weather made for low
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visibility and made it difficult for investigators to find the crash site. an investigation by tennessee health officials found e. coli in water caused the sickness of ab55p lira authorities say initial tests on water samples from the zip line canopy tour found the bacteria in the company's water. the state health department contacted people who were at the site between mid-june and early july. more than 500 reported being sick. and "the hollywood reporter" says warner brothers wants to build a tramway linking its burbank film lot to the iconic hollywood sign. the studio is now owned by at&t. it says it will pay an estimated $100 billion to build the skyway. it's a los angeles landmark, but it's difficult to get to. the plan must pass environmental impact studies though. and still to come, raising trad china's reaction as the u.s.
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shot in the trade war with china. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> good morning, anne-marie. the united states is preparing to hit another $200 billion worth of chinese imports with 10% tariffs. this morning china called the move totally unacceptable and promised countermeasures. thousands of chinese products will be targeted. everything from burglar alarms to fish sticks. the new tariffs will not be imposed for two months following a public hearing, according to an administration official. last friday they slapped 25 tariffs on billions of dollars worth of chinese imports. the trump administration says china is hurting the u.s. by stealing technology. china retaliated by placing tariffs on chinese imports. senate finance chairman orrin hatch called the latest round of import taxes reckless. it's sending stock futures sharply lower this morning. now yesterday the stocks on wall
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street finished higher for the fourth day in a row. the dow rallied 143 points. the s&p 500 added 9 points. the nasdaq gained 3 points. pfizer says it is holding off on raising drug prices after warning from president trump. when pfizer and other u.s. drugmakers raised prices at beginning of this month, the president said his administration would respond. he spoke with the president of pfizer on the phone. yesterday he tweeted, quote, we applaud pfizer for this decision and hope other countries do the same. and american airlines is ditching plastic straws. in a move to be more eco-friendly, american is replacing plastic straws and drink stirrers with plastic. it started in its lounges and continues on its planes. it will eliminate more than than 71,000 pounds of plastic a year. anne-marie?
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>> not bad. i'm aiming to invest in a paper straw company. diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you, diane. >> all right. thank you. still ahead, reviving anthem rovey. the nfl players union files a grievance over the league's new policy. union files a grooerchs over the league's new policy. ti-wrinkle cream in no hurry to make anything happen. neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair® works in just one week. with the fastest retinol formula available. it's clinically proven to work on fine lines and wrinkles. one week? that definitely works! rapid wrinkle repair®. and for dark spots, rapid tone repair. neutrogena®. see what's possible. you finished preparing overhim for college.rs, in 24 hours, you'll send him off thinking you've done everything for his well-being.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. soccer fans in paris celebrating france's victory over belgium in the world cup clashed with riot police overnight. they threw bottles and other objects at police. police tried to disperse the crowds with smoke grenades. several people were hurt. anis now headed to the world
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cup final on sunday. and police in georgia are investigating allegations that lesean mccoy was behind a brutal attack on his former girlfriend. police say a woman was assaulted at her home yesterday. posts show delicia cordon's bloody face. her attorney says a male assa assailant entered the home while co cordon was sleeping and demanded specific items of jewelry mccoy had given her and pistol whipped her. mccoy called it totally baseless and offensive. the union filed a grievance yesterday and said the policy is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement and infringing on rights. the new policy allows them to
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our top story this morning, president trump is in brussels for a two-day nato summit. the meeting with some of the closest european allies is expected to be contentious. mr. trump again today pressed them. following the nato summit he meets with russia's president, vladimir putin, next week. mr. trump said that would be the easiest part of his four-nation tour. and a massive explosion rocked downtown madison, wisconsin, last night. a police officer and two firemen responding to a gas leak were injured as they evacuated civilians. several civilians suffered minor injuries. officials say worker hit a natural gas maine which led to the explosion. and in thailand, 12 members of a soccer team who were trapped in a flooded cave for
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more than two weeks are generally in good health. the last four boys and their coach were rescued yesterday. the boys lost about four pounds apiece. the boys rescued sunday are eating normal food. some of the boys got to see their parents. a park police officer in chicago is being investigated for his response to a woman who says she was being harassed for wearing a shirt with a puerto rican flag. dean reynolds has the story. >> why are you wearing that? >> because i can. >> reporter: the video was shot by 24-year-old mia irazarry. at a birthday party she was wearing this t-shirt with a flag of puerto rico on it. apparently that was too much for a man who approached her. >> you should not be wearing that are you a u.s. citizen? that okay. >> are you a citizen? >> yes, i am a citizen. can you please get away from me? >> reporter: this was news to
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62-year-old timothy trybus. >> is she an american citizen? why is she wearing that [ bleep ] shirt. >> reporter: she repeatedly asked officer patrick connor a few feet away for help. >> officer, officer, i feel highly uncomfortable? can you please grab him? please, officer? >> reporter: but connor stands aside and walks away. he's now been assigned to desk duty. fore forest reserve officials say they're outraged. >> what does the officer who's now on desk duty say about his response? >> it's under investigation and we don't have a statement to offer. >> reporter: on the video connor tells irazarry tells her he didn't think she was in danger. but after other officers arrived at the scene, trybus was arrest and charged with assault and disorderly conduct. dean reynolds, cbs news, chicago. coming up on "cbs this morning," archaeologists are working to unearth and understand a new part of ancient city of pompeii which wasinca 2
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progress," workplace ghosting, when employees or potential hires disappear. we'll see how it's a growing problem for employees. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ ♪ can world-renowned artist red hong yi
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i'm kenny choi. >> and i'm michelle griego. let's say good morning to jaclyn and neda. >> did you see the light drizzle driving in? >> no. >> i used the windshield wipers a couple of times. >> we have fog again only temporarily. so this morning, we are going to be dealing with a little bit of morning low cloud coverage. so it may affect your visibility. we'll be hot inland back in the 90s. humidity will be on the rise. so you will see that starting tomorrow and friday. but today already some moisture in the air. we are going to begin taking a live look at your ride heading to the north bay 101 right at fulton road and you can see traffic getting on its way for the start of your wednesday

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