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it's meant to be heroic. this is a battle ground on thee one hand, but it'ss also a fina captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's tuesday, september 11th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." southeast is bracing for hurricane florence, now a monster storm headed full steam toward the u.s. coast where it could do the most damage. president trump is open to a second summit with north korean leader kim jong-un even though denuclearization has stalled. what prompted the new meeting. and never forget. today the nation marks the anniversary of the september
1 11th terror attacks. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york, good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning, hurricane florence is bigger and stronger as it heads toward the atlantic coast of north or south carolina sometime thursday. florence is now a monster category-four storm with sustained winds of 140 miles per hour capable of producing catastrophic damage. evacuation orders have been issued for the entire coast of south carolina and parts of north carolina and virginia. it's not just coastal communities in jeopardy. laura podesta is here in new york with more. good morning, laura. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. yes, after striking the coast, the storm could then linger over the carolinas bringing torrential flood-producing rains along with widespread power loss, possibly making this hurricane one of the most devastating for the region in years. about a million and a half
people living alth in north carolina, south carolina, and virginia, ahead of florence. moving in at a strength that may reach category five, it's poised to potentially become one of the most catastrophic hurricanes to hit the eastern seaboard in decades. >> we've got the hurricane and the surge which may be as high as ten feet, maybe more, maybe less. we don't know, coming at us from the ocean. after that we'll have water coming down, flooding us. >> reporter: residents inland are also filling sandbags and preparing for a storm that may stall out and dump days of rain over the entire region. >> taping up the windows before throwing boards over them. making sure the top seals and side seals on the windows are nice and calked so don't got to worry about water dripping in through the top. >> reporter: those trying to heed t advice of officials telling them to stock up on goods are oftentimes finding it difficult. >> right now we're looking for water. we've been to walmart, and the shelves are clear.
and then we stopped at walgreens, the shelves were clear. we decided we'd bypass the water and come to lowe's and get batteries. >> reporter: airlines including american and southwest have started letting passengers change travel plans that take them into the hurricane's path. even the military isn't taking any chances. the naval fleet at the norfolk naval base is moving about 30 ships to sea, out of the storm's path. anne-marie? >> laura podesta here in new york. thank you, laura. meteorologist garth kemp of our los angeles station kcbs is following hurricane florence. >> good morning, everyone, we continue to track florence, still a very strong cat 4 cane now at 1,000 miles off cape fear. 400 miles north carolina south/southeast of bermuda. during the day it's going to pass between bermuda, and this bad boy's going to be working between the bahamas, as well. this is the projected path. don't get caught up in the cone here because this still could shift. we're looking for around thursday.
we're not seeing much shearing going on yet, but we're seeing some eyewall replacement. that's what we're going to keep an eye on. that could weaken it a bit before it gets into the carolinas areas. right now, we're waiting for hurricane warnings and watches for the carolinas up into virginia. we'll be keeping an eye on that. quickly, on the back side of this, way off on the eastern or western coast of africa, who are canes ready to move in, one is helene, cat two, isaac should be strengthening by the end of the day. we'll keep you updated. back to you. >> that was garth kemp reporting. ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll talk with fema administrator brock long about the storm's potential impact and preparations fema is making to deal with the storm's aftermath. in the pacific now, tropical storm olivia is expected to hit the hawaiian islands later today or tomorrow. formerly a hurricane, olivia has been slowly losing strength.
it now has sustained winds of 70 miles per hour and has the potential to hit the big island with up to 15 inches of rain. a tropical storm warning has been issued for the island of oahu. the white house is looking into scheduling a second summit with north korean leader kim jong-un. the president received what the white house describes as a very warm and very positive letter from kim asking for the meeting. since the first summit in singapore in june, the u.s. and north korea have been discussing dismantling the north's nuclear weapons program. the palestinian authority says that it will not abandon its principles even though the u.s. shut down the plo office in washington. the state department shut down the palestinian diplomatic mission yesterday citing a lack of direct and meaningful negotiation with israel. the palestinians say key issues like the status of palestinian refugees is more important than the relationship with the u.s. today is the 17th anniversary of the september 11th attacks.
the deadliest attack on american soil. more than 3,000 were killed. today there will be tributes, ceremonies, and acts of volunteerism to mark the day. there will be the annual ceremony at the world trade center in new york city. president trump will take part of an observance in pennsylvania where a jet went down. mike pence will be at the pentagon. a jury will take up the case of a white dallas police officer who shot and killed a black neighbor. demonstrators gathered outside dallas police headquarters last night to protest the death of botham jean. so far, officer amber guyger has been charged with manslaughter, but that could change. omar villafranca reports. >> reporter: this video shows off-duty dallas officer amber guyger talking on the phone moments after police say she shot and killed 26-year-old botham jean inside his apartment. >> crime scene tape here on the
fourth floor -- >> reporter: according to guyger's arrest warrant, the officer told investigators that she went to what she thought was her apartment around 10:00 p.m. on thursday and noticed the door was open. in the darkness, she saw a large silhouette across the room. thinking it was a burglar, she gave verbal commands, and when she was ignored, fired her service pistol twice. it wasn't until she turned on the lights and called 911 that she realized she was on the wrong floor and in the wrong apartment. paramedics could be seen performing chest compressions on botham who later died at the hospital. on sunday guyger was arrested and charged with manslaughter, almost three days after the shooting. dallas county district attorney faith johnson. how do you tell it's not special treatment because she's an officer? >> based on our history, we are committed to making certain that everybody is treated the same. >> reporter: alison jean is a government minister in st. lucia and wants justice for her son. >> i'm not satisfied that we
have all the answers. the number-one answer that i want is what happened. >> reporter: cbs news, dallas. cbs has set aside $120 million in severance for former ceo leslie moonves. but how much if any moonves gets depends on two investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct. moonves stepped down sunday following reports that six more women said they were mistreated by moonves. he denies the charges. cbs said it will release the severance money if the investigations find there was no cause for moonves to be fired. coming up on "the morning news," disciplining students. a school in georgia reinstates corporal punishment. and dog saves man. an oregon man is exonerated thanks to a dog. this is the "cbs morning news." t failure look like? it lookpillke this.ilure
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thousands of north korean students carrying torches marched through pyongyang to celebrate the country's 70th anniversary. last night's torch parade was the final major event marking the anniversary. it followed sunday's military parade where north korea refrained from displaying its long-range missiles. a dog helped exonerate a wrongly convicted man, and efforts to roll back a pollution rule. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "the new york times" reports the trump administration is preparing to make it easier for energy companies to release methane into the air. the epa wants to weaken an obama-era requirement that companies monitor and repair methane leaks from oil and gas wells. energy companies say the rules require them to test for emissions, and they are costly and burdensome. it's the third federal regulatory rollback this year to fight climate change. "the sacramento bee" reports california governor jerry brown
signed a bill setting a goal for the state to phase out electricity produced by fossil fuels by 2045. >> california is committed to doing whatever is necessary to meet the existential threat of climate change. and yes, it is an existential threat. no matter what the naysayers may say, it is a real, present danger to california and to the people of the world. >> the bill speeds up the state's timeline for moving to renewable energy sources like solar and wind. also includes other carbon-free sources like nuclear power. california is the second state to adopt such a goal after hawaii. "the hollywood reporter" says singer olivia newton-john is battling cancer for a third time. doctors found a tumor in her lower back last year. she's undergone radiation and cut sugar out of her diet. the 69-year-old says that she's taking cannabis oil for pain. newt an john was diagnosed with
breast cancer in 1992 and again in 2013. "u.s. news and world report" says the discovery of a dog helped exonerate an oregon man after he was sentenced to 50 years in prison for sexually abusing a minor. the oregon innocence project found holes in last year's conviction of josh horner that undermined the credibility of the alleged victim. she testified that horner shot and killed her dog in front of her. the innocence project found the dog alive. a judge dismissed the case. horner spent 18 months in prison. and "newsweek" reports a georgia charter school reinstated paddling to punish students. the superintendent of georgia's school for innovation and the classics says parents were sent a letter asking for permission to hit children with a wooden the form said students would be spanked no more than three times on the buttocks, and if parents don't give permission, students could be suspended for five days instead. still ahead, a famous sandwich crumbles. why subway's $5 footlong may be a thing of the past. crumbles.
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>> reporter: good morning. on wall street industrial, retail and tech companies gained ground, but stocks finished mixed. investors will be watching three key economic indicators due out this week. the producer price index, the consumer price index, and retail sales. checking how stocks finished, the dow lost 59 points. the s&p 500 broke a four-day losing streak, gaining five points. the nasdaq finished 21 points higher. shares of cbs ended -- fell about 1.5% on the first trading day following the departure of ceo leslie moonves. the stock has lost more than 8% this year. moonves' departure is part of a broader deal with his national company national amusements and the chief sheri redstone. includes a shakeup of theboard of directors and agreement not to merge with viacom. the deal could make cbs a target for a takeover. trade talks between the u.s. and canada resume today in
washington. talks to renegotiate the north american free trade agreement have been ongoing for more than a year. the main sticking points involve canada's dairy quota and autos. the u.s. struck a deal with mexico, the third nafta partner. president trump says he's ready to tear up nafta and push ahead without canada if necessary. boeing has started bringing back retired workers to try and address production delays on its 737 aircraft. boeing says its plant in renton, washington, is experiencing shortages of engines and fuselages, and it's unclear how many retired workers bowing is hiring. today boeing releases order and delivery numbers for august. last month deliveries fell to the lowest level in years. and the sandwich chain subway is no longer requiring franchise owners to offer the popular footlong deal. introduced five years ago, the footlong became a huge hit for subway. franchise owners started to complain that the promotion was unprofitable and left some unsolvent.
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francisco. now the bus was traveling on the city's famous lombard street yesterday when it crossed a center divider, went up on a sidewalk, and slammed right into a dry cleaning store. the bus driver is in critical condition. three passengers received minor injuries. no word on what caused the bus driver to lose control. it was a dream come true for a lifelong chicago cubs fan. he got to sing the national anthem. ♪ the home of the brave [ cheers ] 30-year-old stefan xidas has down syndrome. he told the cubs he would raise $5,000 for the special olympics if they let him sing. they raised more than $18,000. he fulfilled his dream before last night's game at wrigley field against the milwaukee brewers. the cubs say they will match the donation. a donation from a michigan police officer brought a smile
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our top stories this morning -- hurricane florence is expected to make landfall on the atlantic coast of north or south carolina sometime thursday. florence is a monster category-four storm with sustained winds of 140 miles per hour. it's capable of producing catastrophic damage. evacuation orders have been issued for the entire coast of south carolina and parts of north carolina and virginia. and today is the 17th anniversary of the deadliest terror attack on u.s. soil. more than 3,000 merials and ser will be held to remember the victims. at the annual ceremony at the world trade center, the names of all the victims will be read. and there could be a new
crisis unfolding in syria. 30,000 people have been displaced in idlib province. the last rebel holdout on the verge of falling. >> reporter: for four days straight, russian air strikes and bombs have bombarded idlib. it prompted the united nations to warn that this could become the worst humanitarian catastrophe of the 21st century. nearly three million civilians are on the ground including a million children. and after more than seven years of self war, they face a familiar choice -- get away as fast as you can, or stay put and dice with death. half the people here have already fled from other parts of syria. they have nowhere left to go. they stock up on resources. for children with homemade gas masks, it's pitifully little when you're up against this. they are collecting the dead and saving the injured, but here a second explosion strikes, as
well. while the bombs fall, the diplomats meet. in geneva, the u.n. and russia are discussing a new syrian constitution. far removed from idlib, where constitutional rights are powerless to stop a bloodbath. we're here on the turkish border where thousands of civilians are expected to flee as the bombing intensifies. turkey has already closed its borders saying it cannot cope with a new influx of refugees. it already has 3.5 million living here. debora patta, cbs news. coming up only on "cbs this morning," norah o'donnell talks with fbi director christopher wray about how the agency's focus has expanded in the 17 years since 9/11. plus, astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson joins us with his
new book "accessory to war: the unspoken alliance between astrophysics and the military." and in our series "a more perfect union," a surprising reunion in california after a nurse realizes a medical resident was a very special patient decades earlier. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. have a great day. ♪ -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
it is tuesday, i am michelle griego. >> it's tuesday! i want to get things done. >> usually it's friday. >> i love friday. >> anyway, cooler temperatures this morning. >> we're looking at mostly clear skies and cooler temperatures. it will continue to cool down as we had through wednesday and thursday, especially. if you like cooler weather, you will like the next few days. we are currently looking at temperatures in the 50s from oakland, livermore, san francisco, san jose. whether headlines. we're looking at mostly sunny skies today. much cooler by the middle part of the week. gusty northwesterly winds later. we're talking 5 to 10 degrees cooler than normal