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area? >> so thousands evacuated. chevron will give the "all clear" sometime -- the timeline uncertain. we are going to stay on top of this all morning long. >> they want to clear the gas line and make sure it's safe for people to return home. "cbs this morning" starts now. good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, october 18th, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." "the washington post" reports what it called jamal khashoggi's last column, calling for freedom in the arab world. former vice president joe biden tells norah he has doubts about the leadership of the saudi crown prince. >> our undercover cameras were there as two men confront the priest who allegedly abused them. when they were just 10 years old. inside an ohio classroom where students will go through an active shooter training this morning. we're going to show you the drill that most parents don't get to see. we talked to students about preparing for the worst.
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and facebook's head of cybersecurity policy will be in studio 57 to show us how the social media giant is creating a war room to combat threats ahead of the 2018 midterm election. but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> they're an important ally but i want to find out what happened, where is the fault and we will probably know that by the end of the week. >> president trump denies giving cover to the saudis. >> do you have doubts about the leadership of the croup prince? >> i do, and i have and i think they've been confirmed so i'm very worried the president seems to have a love affair with autocrats. >> the former president of usa gymnastics was arrested. >> accused of tampering with evidence of a sexual assault investigation of dr. larry nassar. >> mr. penny is right where he belongings rigs right now. >> forced to turn around because of smoke in the cabin. >> i'm sorry for the delay. >> central texas is bracing for
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even more rain. the storms are responsible for at least two deaths already. >> when texas faces disaster, texans come together. >> the voice behind the beloved sesame street character big bird is retiring. >> all that. >> dives. he makes the catch. the red sox win. >> and all that matters. >> does the baby have your s pu nk? is the baby feisty? >> my husband used to tell me, stop screaming when you're pregnant because you're going to pass that to the baby and it's, like, i did. >> on "cbs this morning." >> trump roll, please. let's give it up. >> opening night at madison square garden. one knicks fan will never forget. >> for a chance to win $10,000. >> and he buried it. are you kidding me? >> this morning's eye opener is
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presented by toyota. let's go places. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." don't you have to call the back board if you're going to use it? >> that's one of those things you throw it and you just hope it goes through and when it does joy. >> everyone's happy for him. >> direct deposit to the bank account. >> there you go. >> and now we turn to this. the last known piece of writing from missing saudi columnist jamal khashoggi appears this morning in the new "washington post." it calls for press freedom across the arab world, saying the region is facing its own version of the iron curtain. imposed by domestic forces vying for power. his assistant sent the column to the paper one day after khashoggi entered saudi arabia's consulate in istanbul, turkey, and vanished. >> president trump says the u.s. wants the turkish government to
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release any audio or video it may have of khashoggi's disappearance. weijia jiang is at the white house where the president is still holding back on criticizing the saudis. >> reporter: good morning. president trump continued to praise saudi arabia as an important ally and he refuses to say if he has sent in the fbi to get involved. meanwhile, secretary of state mike pompeo is back in the u.s. after meeting with turkish and saudi officials. he returned without concrete answers. but he's pressing them to wrap up the investigation soon. one saudi source tells cbs news it will be done by the end of the week. >> i'm not giving cover at all. >> reporter: president trump pushed back against critics who say he's letting saudi arabia get away with murder. >> they're an important ally but i want to find out what happened, where is the fault. >> reporter: the president said he asked turkey to turn over a recording that state media reports proves jamal khashoggi
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was killed and dismembered after entering the saudi consulate in istanbul. >> i'm not sure yet it exists. >> reporter: khashoggi was a critic of the saudi government. arab governments have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate, khashoggi wrote. in his final column published in "the washington post." the arab world is facing its own version of an iron curtain. imposed not by external actors but through domestic forces vying for power. karen attiah is the opinion writer for "the post." >> an important reminder that speaking the truth can come at the ultimate price. >> reporter: earlier, mr. trump credited the kingdom for supporting his decision to abandon the iran nuclear deal. >> we are stopping iran. we're not trying to stop. we're stopping iran. >> reporter: and once again focused on their financial relationship. >> they committed to purchase
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$450 billion worth of things and $110 billion worth of military. >> fellow republicans have said you can't put a price on credibility. and even president trump's congressional allies are turning up the pressure for him to take stronger action. in fact, just yesterday, gop senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said he's calling for a credible investigation and i can't imagine there will be no response. >> there is a demand for answers. thank you very much, weijia. one state department official tells cbs news, quote, saudi arabia lied and feels cornered over khashoggi's disappearance. turkey's justice minister said this morning his government's investigation will wrap up soon. holly williams is in istanbul with the latest on that inquiry. holly, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. turkish forensic investigators searched this building last night. the consul general's residence here in istanbul. have told journalists they
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believe khashoggi was killed after he walked into the saudi consulate 16 days ago but some unverified reports have suggested his body may have been disposed of here at the consul general's residence. investigators are expected to search a forest and farmhouse today according to turkish media. "the new york times" is reporting that u.s. intelligence agencies are increasingly convinced that saudi arabia's crown prince, mohammad bin salman, is call culpable in the disappearance. one link apparently accompanied him on his u.s. visit this year and was previously assigned as a diplomat in london. some reports, which we cannot independently verify, also have grisly new details about that audio recording the turkish officials claim they have from inside the consulate, including allegations that khashoggi was
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tortured and dismembered. >> holly williams in instrstanb. former vice president joe biden says trump is being much too lenient in the wake of the disappearance. in tennessee, he was honored last night with a freedom award. you have doubts about the leadership of the crown prince mohammad bin salman? >> i do and i have and i think they've been confirmed. >> what doubts did you have? >> my doubts are there is very little sense of rule of law. respect for human rights. dignity. and, you know, the allegations that are made so far, don't know yet, are not inconsistent with the way the kingdom would act. so i'm very worried that the
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president seems to have a love affairith autocrats. >> reporter: president trump? >> president trump, yes. the idea he's alreadydydy makin excuses before the facts are known is typical but it hurts us internationally. >> reporter: if the allegations are true, and the crown prince of saudi arabia ordered the killing of this saudi dissident who wrote a column for "the washington post," should there be consequences? >> absolutely, positively. this was a permanent american residence. i just don't know why we -- this administration seems to feel the need to coddle autocrats and dictators from putin to kim jong-un to, you know -- i don't understand it. >> why do you think president trump does that? >> i don't want to speculate on my worst fears, but either he doesn't know what he's doing or he has a absolutely convoluted
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notion of what allows america to lead the world. >> reporter: there are also reports that special counsel report muler is getting closer to concluding and issuing findings in a major portion of the russia investigation and that includes judgment on two of the most explosive aspects of that inquirinquiry, whether the clear incidents of collusion between russia and donald trump's 2016 campaign and whether the president took any actions that constitutes obstruction of justice. we talked to the vice president about that as well. let me ask you about the mueller investigation. the special counsel into influence in the 2016 election. do you believe that report should be issued before the midterm? >> i think it should be issued when they finish the investigation. i've been around a long time. you wait until the investigation is finished. you don't put it arbitrary end to it. you wait until it's finished. let's see what it has to say. >> if democrats win the house, do you believe they may move
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forward with articles of impeachment? >> i hope they don't. don't think there's a basis for doing that right now. i think we wait until the report comes out. >> in our next hour, biden talks about voting rights, why he thinks our democracy is under assault and if he'll decide whether to run for president in the 2020 election. >> wow, he really did not hold back, even suggesting this president coddled dictators. growing allegation of voter suppression are emerging in the hard-fought race for governor in georgia. polls show it the contest betwe brian kemp, who is secretary of state, and democrat stacey abrams are basically a dead heat. civil right groups are suing kemp for putting more than 50,000 civil vote registrations on hold, mostly from minority voters. and some ordered off the bus bound for the polls for early voting. nancy cordes shows us how the fight for access to voting has become a key issue. nancy, good morning.
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>> reporter: good morning. county officials say those senior citizens were told to get off the bus because it was parked outside a county facility and thus constituted prohibited political activity. activists called it an intimidation tactic in a razor-tight race that's been consumed in the fight over voting rights. >> the votes are being purged. >> reporter: it was the talk of the race. >> i want them to remember that people died for that right. >> reporter: they were there to see democrat stacy abrey abrams is vying to become the first african-american woman governor in the south. >> about to make history. >> reporter: she's running against republican brian kemp who currently oversees georgia's election system. abrams has accused him of dropping more than 1 million voters from the rolls since 2012 and closing polling places in african-american communities. >> he's someone who's tilting the playing field in his direction. >> reporter: biggest controversy
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surrounds the new exact match law that puts the registrations of 53,000 voters, most of them african-americans, on hold, because of discrepancies and the way their names are spelled in state databases. marshal appling-nunuz got tripped up by a missing letter. >> it was unnecessary i had to go through so many hoops to be here as a register voter. >> reporter: on fox news, kemp called the issue a smoke screen. >> those folks on the pending list, all they have to do is go to the polls, show their photo i.d. and they can vote. >> he says he's just enforcing the law and if you want to vote, your name should be recorded accurately. >> the challenge is that he knew from experience that this law has a disproportionate effect on certain communities because he was sued for exactly this reason in 2016. >> appling-nune nez told us she has been reregistered despite that missing "a" but only after
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going online more than 40 times. kemp's campaign declined our request for an interview. in a statement, said abrams is trying to create fake outrage to drive voters to the polls. gayle. >> some of the discrepancies are as simple as a hyphen isn't there or numbers transposed. >> everyone agrees, more people should vote. there were more than -- it shouldn't be that hard to vote. >> that's a case where every vote going to matter in that race. the former head of usa gymnastics is in custody in tennessee this morning for alleged evidence tampering in the larry nassar sexual abuse case. steve penny was indicted by a grand jury in texas. he's accused of taking documents from the ranch. the felony count carries a possible ten years in prison. tony dokoupil is here. >> reporter: penny is one of the gymnastics officials accused of covering up years of sexual
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abuse by team doctor nassar. you will recall in january he was sentenced to up to 175 years in prison. nassar's victims have argued for years that penny enabled nassar's behavior and he and other olympic officials need to be held accountable. last night, the former usa gymnastics president penny was taken into custody by marshals accused of tampering with evidence at the famed c ed karo ranch. moving doubts related to activities there and had them delivered to penny at the usa gymnastics headquarters in indianapolis. it's all part of an ongoing investigation into a part of a possible cover-up of nassar's conduct at the ranch. >> they knew. they had to have known. they knew everything else about everything else we were doing. >> reporter: olympic bronze medalist jamie dancer and former team usa member jeannette are among those who believe coaches
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knew about nassar's abuse but did nothing to stop it. >> he knew he was coming into our room. they still knew a grown man was coming into a child's room at nighttime by himself. >> reporter: the karollis have denied they knew about nassar's abuse at the time. but in a sworn deposition, martha said she was alerted in 2015. >> did the authorities knew they were coming to the ranch to remove documents? i think the question needs to be asked. >> reporter: he represents 180 of nassar's accusers. he said a broader investigation of the u.s. olympic committee and usa gymnastics is required. >> there needs to be subpoena served, search warrant served, and testimony given. hopefully this is the tip of the iceberg. you know, steve penny is not the only person who covered this up. >> reporter: manley says dozens of children were abused my nassar after penny admitted in 2015 he knew about nassar's
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abuse. usa gymnastic s did not get bac to us but the olympic committee says it cooperates with every investigation to provide a safe and positive environment for athletes. penny's lawyer says his client is confident when all the facts are known, it will show that he did nothing criminal. john. >> tony dokoupil, thank you. it just keeps going. new rainfall is in the forecast for texas, threatening hundreds more homes with devastating flooding. several days of rain and swollen rivers and lakes to near record levels. at least two people are dead. mark strassmann is in kingsland, texas. >> i would say it probably came up five or six feet in a matter of 15 minutes. >> 15 minutes? >> yes, it was that fast. >> at scott turner's home here in kingsland, texas, the rush of early morning floodwater caught his family completely off guard. >> we got all the stuff out of my wife's office. i moved it into the house. as soon as we got it into the house, the house started flooding. so we didn't really have a chance to get anything out.
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>> what was going through your mind? you make your living on the water? >> just going through your head, just thinking what you can get out. you know, at that point, there was nothing. there was nothing we could do. >> reporter: his story echoes across central texas where rising floodwaterings have become increasingly dangerous. rescue crews have saved dozens of people. including this rescue we came across yesterday. two men in an suv trapped in a ditch after they tried to cross a flooded road. now, authorities are doing what they can to limit the damage. at mansfield, four floodgates are open to drain water from overflowing lake travis. four more are expected to open today. the current water level of lake travis is about 700 feet. which has already caused flooding in dozens of homes. if it rises another 14 feet, the water will flow uncontrolled from the dam, submerging entire communities. backup stream, scott turner is
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just trying to pick up the pieces. you think you've seen the worst of it? >> yes, i hope. fingers crossed. i don't think it can get any worse. >> reporter: the turners live a half mile from the turiver and that was still too close. all of their indoor furniture is now stacked outdoors. very little of this is salvageable. there is more rain and potentially more flooding in the
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active shooter training has become the new formal for many students across the country. >> vladimir duthiers is inside an ohio elementary school where a drill this morning shows us what children go through. >> i'm in a fourth grade classroom to take a look today at something that's become all too common across america's schools, preparing for violence in the classroom. coming up, you're going to see an active shooter drill undertaken by these students. something they've grown acustomed to. something their parents have actually never seen. that's next on "cbs this morning." but you're still moved by moments like this. don't let psoriatic arthritis take them away. taltz reduces joint pain and stiffness and helps stop the progression of joint damage. for people with moderate to severe psoriasis, 90% saw significant improvement. taltz even gives you a chance at completely clear skin. don't use if you're allergic to taltz.
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threatening a chevron natural gas pipeline in bay point. yellow tape has been blocking off some r good morning, it's 7:267. i'm michelle griego. a fire is threatening a chevron natural gas pipeline in bay point. yellow tape is blocking off roads since last night. officials say if you hear a jet engine-like sound, don't panic. it's releasing pressure from the pipeline, the venting process. 4,000 people in bay point were evacuated because of this. about 150 cots quickly filled up at a shelter in concord. a hot breakfast is being served to evacuees this morning. a temporary evacuation center has also been set up at the pittsburg bart station.
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the annual great shake-out gets under way at 10:15 this morning. millions of californians will take cover in schools and government buildings in an effort to brush up on their earthquake survival skills. we'll have news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms, including our website, kpix.com
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good morning. 7:28. we continue to track delays for drivers making their way through the south bay. 101, look at that backup. those headlights moving northbound. we are tracking a couple of earlier problems. one still has lane blocked. this is an 82-minute commute from hellyer to san antonio. the crash a couple of cars involved still blocking one lane near trimble. so you will see speeds dipping below 5 miles per hour. give yourself some extra time. we are starting off the day areas of low clouds and fog along the coast and for parts of the bay. and you can see our transamerica cam there. and we are looking at
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temperatures right around where we should be.
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♪ ♪ welcome back to cbs this morning. the cdc says the outbreak of salmonella has sickened 92 peop people. however it found the outbreak strain in live chickens and raw chicken pet food and products. the cdc reminds us to always handle raw chicken carefully. you got the heat it to 160 degrees. >> i like mine with pink in the
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middle. in other news, a new study finds the region known as tornado alley typically associated with the great planes is making a darngerous shift each. researchers saw tornado activity increasing in the northeast and the southeast with less activity in the midwest. these places have higher population densities and larger tornado paths. and experts are warning parents against using cardboard baby boxes as an alternative to cribs and bassinettes. a letter published by the british medical journal disputes those claims.
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experts claim some boxes may be flammable and do not allow parents to easily observe children sleeping. this morning in our school matters, we take a look at something that's an important part of life in this country, active shooter drills. beverly gardens school began holding these skills shortly after the 2012 sandy hook school shooting. beverly gardens is one of the few schools that actually trains and arms its staff. what actually happens in an active shooter drill, what it looks like inside the classroom. brad, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, here in this classroom, we're going to see in just a new moments what it's like to go through an active shooter drill. i'm in the fourth grade classroom of miss stephanie
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shortman. it's something sadly they have all become accustomed to. many of these kids have been going through these drills since kindergart kindergarten. i want to remind our audience this is only a drill. after the drill, we're going to talk to the kids, the parents and the stave. >> alert, alert, this is a drill, please lock and secure your classrooms at this time. we are pretending there is a man shooting in our office. >> make sure you have something in your hand to take with you.
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okay, quick, quick, quick, quick. all right, make sure you have something in your hands ch to protect yourself. all right, boys and girls, we have blocked the doors, now you should have something in your hands to defend you. there's no reason to be alarmed, i'm going to be right here to protect you. now we need to just sit quietly and wait for further direction. all right, i'm going to let the office know that we're all here. all right. >> ok >> reporter: so let's talk to
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the students about how all this makes them feel. >> lila, i know your spoken to you about why this is important. what did she tell you? >> she said it not, like, good that this will happen at all. >> reporter: yeah. >> and this stuff is going to take care of it. >> reporter: who here is scared when they go through these drills? elijah, why are you scared? >> i'm scared because if something actually happens it could hurt any one of me or my friends. >> reporter: tamara, do you feel safe when you're doing these drills? >> because if somebody were to come in here, we would feel safe because we know everything to do. >> reporter: so you feel a little better doing them? >> yes. >> we're going to talk to some of the parents.
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many of them have never seen these drills happen. arlene, this is the first time you ever seen this? >> watching this, i felt very emotional, seeing what their reality is day to day. but i also feel better that the kids know exactly what to do. >> reporter: we just spoke to your daughter, lila, you are a teacher here, you conduct these drills, but watching lila go through these drills, how does that make you feel? >> it makes me feel emotional. just knowing that this is her reality, this is our nation's students reality, and that we have to have these discussions of why we're doing this. >> and lila understands why? >> now she does, she did not understand when we began talking about it and now she understands
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the importance of it, the seriousness of it. and we have talked tot current events and it's scary. but also being prepared is so important. >> all of these parents here have kids in the school district, including jasmine who has six kids. i want to talk to the superintendent chad williams. chad, come over here, and i want to just get an understanding from you, you decided to implement them because of the horror in sandy hook, why? >> we decided to do this because the important thing is it's my response as superintendent to keep these kids safe, whether it's my children or other people's children who attend this school district. and the big thing about these drills is you have to practice. if you don't practice, you don't develop that muscle memory. if you saw the drill, our students know how to react and they feel safe based on that drill. >> there's another component to
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this with your audience may not be aware of. this is one of the school districts that has decided to arm your staff. >> you are first responders can get here within three to five minutes, in three minutes to five minutes, so many things could happen in the school. and i'm not willing to let that happen to my students. >> reporter: some people will say look, you do the drills, that's enough, having the kids in proximity of my child is at greater risk. how are the teachers and staff armed, they're not carrying weapons with them in the class room? >> we have safes strategically placed throughout the building for those staff to access the firearms. and they go through extensive strain i training. we don't just have firearms, but they have extensive training. their job is to go to the
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shooter, and they have decided to to be the ones who protect our children. >> reporter: many parents know that their kids are sadly participating in shooter drills like we have just witnessed. but they have not witnessed it here. in less than two minutes, these kids went from doing their school work to barricading that door and trying to protect themselves. hopefully parents after seeing this drill will know that their kids are prepared. this training is constantly evolving, and later this year, these kids will learn what to do should their teacher become incapacitated. >> oh, boy. >> unthinkable is the right word. >> unthinkable is right, and even though we all knew it was a dpr drill, it was very unsettling to see kids this little having to
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barricade themselves and grabbing pencils and books to protect themselves. >> it's unnerving to see all the kids pushing stuff up against the door. >> in the under cover drills, you they used to carry the desks. >> it is very emotional. it's very interesting for all of us to sit and see how disturbing it was. when we were coming up, we had duck and cover, we had fire drills, but we never thought we could actually be killed or hurt. so me westewe were going throug motions so we wouldn't be hurt. >> what the principal said, in this world we live in, this gives them control, there is a plan, there is something to do when there's these threats. >> thank you. very well done. and thank you to all the parents and teachers. ahead a dramatic tunnel
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♪ welcome back to cbs this morning. here's a look at some of this morning's headlines. "the new york times" reports a treasury department official was charged with leaking secret bank reports to a journalist. natalee edwards was arrested last week in washington. she allegedly disclosed information from the investigation of paul manafort, deputy rick gates. the case is part of a crackdown by the trump administration on leaks. >> a california surgeon was charged with drugging, kidnapping and raping five more women. a tv star and his girlfriend met women at social events. they alleged brought them back to the doctor's office and raped
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them. a man was trapped in a mine shaft for two days, john lydell fell 40 to 50 feet as he was rappelling down the mine shaft on monday. while in the mine, lydell had to fight off two rattlesnakes. he's lucky he had this friend who he said if i'm not back by x time, call the police. "houston chronicle" reports an astros fan says he does not interfere with jose altuve's play. he jumped to catch a line drive but it bounced off his glove, the umpire ruled fan interference and called the
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potential two-run homer an out. the astros needed that two-run homer. the final core was 8-6 for the red sox. pablo says he does not reach over that wall. and my 6-year-old woke up this morning and was hysterically sobbing because of the score, i hope he's okay now. it's not over yet. >> it does look like they interfered. >> joe biden says the issues that kept him out of the last presidential race will be on his mind as he decides whether to run in 2020. ahead the former vice president talks about the democrats, this year's mid term elections, fact is, every insurance company hopes you drive safely.
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that's why tony thurmond is the only candidate endorsed by classroom teachers for superintendent of public instruction. because keeping our kids safe and improving our neighborhood public schools is always tony's top priority. good morning, it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. right now, in the east bay, bay point pittsburg area a fire is still threatening a natural gas pipeline from the chevron refinery. at a press conference this morning, crews said that they are actively working to contain the blaze in a small natural gas leak. approximately 4,000 people have already been evacuated because of the threat. the area of north broadway avenue to the west, summer way to the east, suisun avenue in the north and willow pass road to the south. it's unclear when residents will be allowed back home. we are getting our first look at facebook's war room
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slow through castro valley. an accident on 580 approaching redwood has lanes blocked and traffic starting to back up beyond castro valley boulevard. we're also tracking a traffic alert westbound 580 at benedict drive. one lane is blocked. speeds dip below 8 miles per hour. starting off the day with areas of low clouds and fog along the coast and parts of the bay, actually up in the north bay, once again this morning, as we head through the afternoon, fog pulls back to the coast. plenty of sunshine for most of us. about 70 in san francisco. that's exactly where we should be for this time of year. oakland is at 73.
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welcome back to cbs "this morning." joe biden talks about running for president and if he might be too old for a campaign. plus, facebook's head of security comes to studio 57 with a new plan to fight election interference. they say they have the answer. the last column of khashoggi appears in the "washington
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post." >> president trump appears to praise saudi arabia as an important ally. >> i'm not giving cover. >> turkish forensic investigators searched this building. saudi arabian's residence. >> should there be consequences? >> absolutely. i don't know why this administration feels the need to coddle dictators. >> senior krit zens were told to get off the bus. >> he's one of former gymnastics officials accused of covering up years of sexual abuse by team dr. larry nassar. >> the president was asked about climate change and he said my uncle was a great professor at m.i.t. but i didn't talk to him about this but i have a natural instinct for science. most not how knowledge works.
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you don't inherit it from your youre. the most you ever get your from your uncle is your own nose bac back. >> he never ceases to impress us. 'mm bianna golodryga with john dicker son, norah o'donnell and gayle king. happy thursday. the u.s. is asking turkey for recordings that reportedly prove "washington post" contributor jamal khashoggi was murdered at the saudi consulate in istanbul. saudi arabia. ike pompeo briefed president trump and told reporters he advised the president to give stigatioew more days before he responds. weekhe president would not say f the fbi if the fbi is involved. tary of ecretary of state pompeo emphasized saudi arabia's importance in u.s. efforts to isolate iran.
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bob corker told the "washington arlierhe saw earlier intelligence that pointed to saudi crown pins mohammed bin salman. joe biden sounded like a candidate last night as he salm eived ad a 2018 freedom award for supporting civil rights. t don't tell me we have to accept where we are. don't tell me things won't change. don't tell me that we can't king,re hope in this country. >> we spoke with biden at the ovel rights museum in memphis about disputes in voting in georgia's elections. >> if georgia a group of senior thezens were told to get off a ers. 77you believe voter suppression is under way? >> absolutely.
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somewhere 77 legislatures have tion.rict it had right to vote. we should have automatic registration. >> in georgia it's reported more ld. 53,000 voter registration applications are on hold. believe 0% of those are african-americans. surprise surprise. >> 'v absolutely positively without question you've been campaigning for democrats i know you said at stakeracy is under assault. what's at stake here? >> our basic american values are at stake. ecency, honor, understanding i's more than you. it is under assault and it's one of the things i think only a tnority of the american people
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share the view that it is so dismissive of the basic american morays. look what the world has seen wtely. ottesvee charlottesville and what he says. they see him embracing the parentors around the world. >> he has a policy of ripping otrents from their children at the border for god's sake. >> wal not who we are. >> as we walk past the lorraine motel where martin luther king jr. was assassinated in 1968, assinateys a lot has changed ince then and he remains optimistic about the future of america. >> i was asked by a reporter, ld you behe changed would you be supportive. absolutely. absolutely. but stop this phony populism which is i have a problem ecause it's about that immigrant or that black guy. stop this naked nationalism which instead of making us umber one is making us last. >> >> we have the demmest immigration laws in the world.
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. e world laughs at us. >> what about civility in politics? we remember when michelle obama thehe convention said when they go low we go high. gene think she's still right. bebut attorney general eric holder who may consider a run wr 2020 said when they go low kn kick them. >> well, that's -- i respect the ral, ney general. get's not my view. down't want to get down in the mosh pit with these guys, it's want place i want to play. strat's part of a strategy. part of their strategy, drag you ttack ea ink theeach other personally. speratk the american people are ringerately looking for leaders ctioning them together, not hisit them. we cannot function in this country without a consensus. he you are the democrats' top choice to run against president trump in 2020. >> it's so early. about care deeply about this country. i know that's why you are out
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campaigning. >> not thinking about the polling data. pollin i think about whether or not i n very pun based on very private decisions relating to my family he rese loss of my son and what i want to do for the rest of my life but i don't think of in the terms of can i win, will i lose. that's not of the calculation. >> is age a legitimate issue. >> if i were to run they would myge me on my vitality. can i still run up the steps of eir force two? am i in good shape? do i have my faculties. it's totally legitimate for people to ask those questions. >> president trump says it would 't his dream to run against you. pl well -- i shouldn't say anything. >> please, we have cameras rolling. that's ge has given me some wisdom. >> that's the first time joe
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tden ever edited himself. >> it's not a criticism, it just just is. >> he must be running if he's showing -- m uset it shows what your mom used to say, if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say he hing at all because he was learly going say something and thought better not. >> we have so much more of this interview, we'll post it online and mymy social media accounts. 76sked him if age is a legitimate issue because he mo r that's and he talks about his etality, whether that is part talks equation. he talks about whether democrats ks aboutissue with working class white voters. >> yes, what does dr. biden think. m?know we can go on the web site but is an age issue. >> he says it is and people can vita judge me by my vitality. >> we were there as two men confronted a former priest they y abubused them as children. ahead what this admitted child abuser had to say as our hidden cameras were 8:08.
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former catholic priest pleaded guilty to sexual abuse a former catholic priest pleaded guilty to sexual abuse charges involving two boys. david poulson faces up to 14 years in prison for incidents that happened between 2002 and 2010. he's one of only two pennsylvania priests to face charges since a grand jury report identified hundreds of abusive clergy. yesterdays the pennsylvania state senate declined the vote on a bill that would extend the statute of limitations allowing childhood sex abuse victims to sue. nick ni nikki battiste spoke to w-2 victims who handled it a different way. they went face to face with the priest they say sexually abused them. this is a story you'll see only on cbs news. good morning. >> good morning. the priest declined our request for an interview but because the victims said they wanted their conversations recorded they set up hidden cameras. they want to hear what their allege aid cbs newser has to say
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now. >> hi. nikki battiste with cbs news. this former priest wasn't interested in talking with cbs. nothing, nothing you want to say to your victims? you don't want to apologize? but our cameras were rolling minutes earlier when the former priest faced two of the men he said molested them as boys. >> i'm certainly sorry for any harm i caused and i'm ashamed for anything i did back then. >> reporter: nearly four decades ago here in johnstown, pennsylvania, he was teaching and coaching sports at a catholic grade school. is this around the age the abuse began? >> yeah. >> reporter: that's when he took an interest in a pair of 10-year-old friends, sean dockerty and brian sabo. this is the first time you're talking about your story publicly. what's the process that got you to this point?
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>> i think just the support of family, my wife just constantly reassure me. i haven't done anything wrong. >> we were confused. i mean he's the priest. not that any adults at your age would bathe you in a shower, but he did it like in a joking way. let me get your back, you know? so there's certain things you just keep private. >> reporter: but they wanted everything to be public now as they contact eed the priest to a arrange a sitdown. >> what does he hope to gain after meeting sean and i after all these years? i hope it's not to ask for
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forgiveness. i don't think his soul can be saved now. >> is there any part of you that forgives him? >> no. >> i forgive him. if he's willing -- >> reporter: you forgive him? >> i've forgiven him a long time ago. >> reporter: is that for you or is that for him? >> i think both. i think tonight is for me. >> reporter: both had plenty of questions. >> at any point when you first started having those feelings did you feel like should i talk to someone? >> it's not the sort of thing where you call the bishop up and say anything about it because -- thank you. then you run the risk of -- you
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know, being dismissed or whatever. >> was there something else about sean and i that made us a target? >> well, it was a familiarity, maybe, you were close, involved in the things that were going on with the church. >> is this something that you would have confessed in a confessional? well, i have. >> do you think god's forgiven you? >> yeah. >> reporter: but he claimed he didn't know who in the church may have been aware of his behavior. >> you didn't get a call for sexually abusing kids? >> i don't think so. >> i think it was a lot of dancing. feeling he would just not admit that there's any kind of coverup at all.
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>> reporter: how do you feel? >> i feel really glad i did this. >> reporter: relieved? >> i got a lot off my chest i never thought i'd get off my chest. i just successfully met with the guy that abused me and got to say everything i wanted to say to him, got it off my chest. i'm at peace right now. i'm cot pleatly at peace. >> reporter: in 2015, the priest admitted to sexually abusing several children during a grand jury investigation. he was defrock bud never criminally charged and the statute of limitations has expired for his victims in pennsylvan pennsylvania. in the years after the abuse sean and brian say they struggled emotionally but today they say a weight has been lifted from their shoulders.
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>> you can see the pain. when you look at their little faces from back in the day to where they are today and to look at the priests who didn't seem to have a lot of reremorse, i'm curious -- >> the priest didn't want to speak on camera, he didn't want to speak at br-- he did want to speak with brian and sean. we recorded him because it was a public place so not against the law. >> it seemed to help them. >> you can hear more from nickie on today's cbs "this morning" podcast where she shares where the idea to confront the former priest came from. you can hear it on apple's podcast app or wherever you download your podcasts. facebook dealt with massive backlash for how it handled russian interference during the 2016 election. how facebook's war room will fight election meddling. the company's head of cyber security will be in studio 57. you're watching cbs "this morning."
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one of the most familiar voices on children's tv goes silent today. ahead, the puppeteer who brought 4-thousand people are still forced out of their homes near bay point this led power li good morning, it's 8:25. i'm kenny choi. approximately 4,000 people still evacuated near bay point this morning after a toppled power line sparked a fire threatening a pipeline for the chevron refinery in pittsburg. it all started just before 9 p.m. the high pressure natural gas line runs through the east bay. evacuation centers are set up for those who need a place to stay meanwhile. the calvary temple church in concord, and the los medanos college gym. it's still unclear when residents will be allowed back home. will coke elementary school in pittsburg is closed today. we'll have news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms, including our website, kpix.com
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california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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good morning. time now 8:27. we are tracking some slowdowns four thursday morning commute. let's take it outside. here is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. it's about a -- excuse me. it's about a 30-minute ride as you're making your way into san francisco this morning. "slow, stop, go." let's take it over to the golden gate bridge. we are tracking some slowdowns for folks heading southbound into san francisco.
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expect many delays. let's check in with mary on the forecast. >> we're looking at low clouds and fog at the coast and part of the bay. you can see fog on the transamerica camera. through the afternoon, we'll see that sunshine. so the fog pulled back to the coast. we are looking at highs right around where we should be for this time of year. enjoy it. 70 degrees in san francisco. and that is the normal high for this time of year. 73 in oakland. 78 in vallejo. and 80 for napa and 80 for santa rosa. 83 for a high in livermore as well as for fairfield. so for tomorrow, a little bit warmer. mid-80s friday and for saturday. sunshine through the next several days. now, as we look ahead to next week, there we go with some changes. cooler weather and late next week chance of showers.
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♪ because i always have to steal my kisse ♪ i always have to steal my kisses from you ♪ welcome back to cbs this morning. time to show you headlines from around the globe. brita britain's telegraph looks at whether or not sunlight is really the best disinfectant. they say that letting light in your windows will help you stay healthy. it showed that in darkrooms,ter alive and able to reproduce. only 6.8% were able to with
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sunlight. >> a sleep and activity tracker that connects to a smart phone app, i didn't know such a thing existed. and the "new york times" reports that carol spinney will be retiring, he plays pig bird and oscar the grouch. he was one of the original puppeteers when the show first aired in 1969. >> oh i love trash! >> i love the grouch.
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he said i will always be big bird, and even oscar once in awhile. he will be missed. facebook is unveiling a new so-called war room to deal with threats in the upcoming midterms. the social media giant says they will streamline decision making if threats emerge. facebook disabled more than a billion fake accounts between october of 2017 and march 2018. it also doubled the number of people working on safety and security and partnering with third party fact checkers to limit the spread of misinformation. the head of cyber security policy is joining us. good morning. are the midterms going to be protected? >> the thing that i'm most confident about is that we have done everything we can to make sure that's true. it will always be a challenge. there will always be people that will try to target them. we have lots of kinds of
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information, some of it is obviously made up, fake heads put on different bodies, sometimes you can usually figure out, what about the grayer stuff, differences of opinion that get jacked up in the conversation through some of these methods that seem to be harder. if you take it off somebody will say wait, that's my point of view. >> you can focus on the content being said, but you can also focus on behaviors. there are certain tactics that bad actors use again and again. using fake accounts. using fake engagement. and trying to conceal their identity. when we take action and take people down like we did last week and in the last eight and ten months, we are acting based on their behavior often. that is very valuable when you get into this grey area. they're engaging in these techniques to manipulate people and confuse people. and we can all agree we don't want that. >> i was stunned to find they
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have taken down more than a billion fake accounts and that is through march of this year. have you said how many additional accounts you have taken down from march 2018 to october of 2018. >> we have not really said yet, our transparency update has not come out yet but it will soon. >> there is about seven billion people in the world, and you're talking about a year span there was 1.2 billion fake accounts. who is creating these foreign governments? >> that was over about six months. they are created in an automated fashion. they could be spammers, people perpetrating fraud, some may be nation states. we have systems that detect fake accounts every day. >> can i, sorry, some of these are fake accounts, some are real
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accounts. in myanmar, military personnel used facebook as a tool for ethnic cleansing, it is not just fake news, they use it'd to kill hundreds of thousands of people inmyi myanmar. >> what happened in myanmar was really horrible, we have been very focused on people using the platform to drive violence. we all want authentic public debate where you know who you're talking to. you know what they're trying to say, and you are able to build connections. that is the positive that it brings. when you have a community like this any new form of media, there will be people that try to misuse it and manipulate it. that is why we have our teams and the effort like the war room, and all of the teams and investments that we made in the last several years to make sure that we help encourage all of the positive and we minimize the threats like that. >> let me ask you about this war room, who are the people there
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detecting bad actors and why should we trust them to do that? >> we brought together about 20 teams across facebook to detect bad actors. we have our intelligence teams, data science teams looking at the big picture and seeing patterns, and also outside partners. people from government, state elections officials, other companies who might see things, see threats, and provide information to us. >> you have a billion pages, do you have enough people to detect all of that. how many people will be in the war room. >> you cannot fit everyone that works on security at facebook in one room, it's a virtual war room. >> you have four major public funds calling for the removal of mark zuckerberg as chairman. i wonder what you think about that. i dare you to say yes, that is a good idea, but what do the people of facebook think about the leadership at facebook right
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now? >> they are really very focused on the election coming up. mark has been very vocal about it. we're all pulling together and we're starting to see results. we had a dozen major take downs where we identified and removed information operations over the last year. we have the war room set up now, and to compliment the people in the war room, we have automated systems doing automated analysis to help us deal with the scale of facebook. all of those things pulling together and we're starting to see results. >> back to the question about mark's leadership? >> in the area where i work, he has had incredible leadership. >> what was your aha moment? for a long time they said that facebook did not take this seriously. what was the moment when you said we have to do something here? >> we said pretty clearly leading up to particularly the 2016 elections we were not focused broadly enough on the type of threats that people
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might use. that election and what happened after that was a real wake up call for us. since then we have been really so laser focused on all of the different ways they use use the platform. >> thank you so much for being here. i hope you will continue to updais us on everything that facebook is doing. the co-creators behind "making a murder" are about to release a update to their series. so coming up this morning. they're here in the toyota green
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the emmy-award winning documentary series "making a the emmy award winning "making a murder" brought attention to a homicide case in wisconsin. steve avery and brandan dassey are serving time for a photographer in 2010. it raises questions about the fairness of the convictions. this is not the first controversy around a case involving steven avery. >> he was exonerated back in 2003. 18 years after going to prison for a rape he did not commit.
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>> there is not one iota of physical evidence in this case that connected steven avery. >> two years into his free, he became the focus of an investigation of teresa halbach. >> her car with with avery's blood in it was discovered in avery's salvage yard. her remains found in a fire in his yard. he says that they planted evidence and forced his learning disabled nephew into a confession. >> it is not a documentary at all. it is an advocacy piece. >> ken kratts said the series
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ignores incriminating evidence presented in the trial. >> it does very little to help the search for the truth. that is a function that is uniquely give ton jurors and the jurors did that when they returned their verdicts. >> we the jury find the defendant steven avery guilty of passenger sid homicide. >> are you convinced of his innocence? >> i'm not convinced of his guilt. >> you're saying there is doubt in your mind? >> sure, absolutely. if it was okay to convict people on maybes -- but it's not. >> they called the documentary most significant show ever. viewers are also introduced to his new high profile tour,
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kathleen zelner. >> every crime makes sense. you have to understand the victim, the nature of the crime, and you must understand an intimate detail the crime scene. i don't think any of that was done in this case. i mean you really -- >> first on cbs this morning, laura richardi and moira demos. why would you think there is a part two to this case? >> even though they're serving life in prison, bren ddan will eligible for parole when it is 59. they're still claiming innocent and trying to clear their names. >> were you planning to do a part two? >> no, it is definitely something that evolved.
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>> why did you think you needed to keep going? >> when we leave off at the end of part one, steven says he will keep fighting, brendan's team took his case into the federal court system, and soon after the launch of part one, steven got a new advocate who -- >> has an incredible record by the way. >> yes, she is the winningest private post conviction attorney in the united states. so the story was not over. once we learned that and thought about this faze of the process, which is a black hole to most people, what exactly does that mean to appeal? what are the obstacleobstacles,e the stakes, we saw it as an opportunity to offer viewers something new. >> and part one was popular but there was controversy and critici
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criticism, saying you didn't get enough information and time with the prosecutor. will we see more of that in part two. >> we gave him whatever air time was available to us. we looked for creative ways to include the point of view of the prosecutor who declined to sit down with us. i wrote to him in 2006, invited him to participate, never received a direct response to my letter. but you know we were fortunate in thae so mat so many events p out publicly and we could film them and make it clear what his perspective was on the story. >> when you think about it, do you think about it as a documentary where you try to put things before people with no fingerprints of your own on it or is it a story telling exercise in which you're advocating for an argument? >> i think the answer might be neither. you know documentary is not journalism. it subpoena an art form. this is a narrative. we chose steven avery as our
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main character and we chose him because of his incredibly unique status as someone that had been failed by the system in the mid 80s. and now he was stepping back into it. in that 20 year time span, there has been advances in dna, legislative reforms, and there was a lot of talk about wrongful convictions -- >> because he had been wrongly accused before? >> yes, and falsely convicted and imprisoned for 18 years. so it was like a mirror to watch the process playout. how will he be treated. >> one of the other criticisms was about the victim. we don't hear more about teresa halbach who lost her life in mysterious circumstances, is she addressed at all in part two? >> yes, absolutely. >> do we hear from her family? >> in part one and two we invited the family to
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participate and in both instances they declined. we absolutely understand that. i would imagine that participating could create more pain for them. we understand they declined. we respect that, in light of that regardless of whether or not they participated or not, our job was to tell the story in the most responsible way we could. when the halbach declined to participate, we used archived materials. >> you had a lot of people talking about part one, and i'm sure lots of people will be watching and talking after part two. >> catch all ten episodes of "making a murder: part
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california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers,
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and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent. minutes can mean the difference between life and death. proposition 11 saves lives by ensuring medical care is not delayed in an emergency. proposition 11 establishes into law the longstanding industry practice
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of paying emts and paramedics to remain on-call during breaks and requires they receive fema level training and active shooters and natural disasters. vote yes on 11 to ensure 911 emergency care is there when you or your love one need it. it's my job to protect as a public safety,pg&e, keeping the powerlines clear while also protecting the environment. the natural world is a beautiful thing. the work that we do helps protect it. public education is definitely a big part of our job, to teach our customers about the best type of trees to plant around the powerlines. we want to keep the power on for our customers. we want to keep our communities safe. this is our community. this is where we live. we need to make sure that we have a beautiful place for our children to live. together, we're building a better california.
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point. yellow tape has been put up... to blo ht. good morning. i'm kenny choi. a fire is threatening a chevron natural gas pipeline in bay point. yellow tape has been put up to block off some roads since last night. officials say if you hear a jet engine-like sound, don't panic. it's part of the venting process to relieve pressure from the pipeline. 4,000 people were evacuated. a church filled up with 150 cots set up there and taken. another evacuation center is at the los medanos gymnasium. we'll have news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms, including our website, kpix.com mor
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we've hadfor a long time.is in san francisco and half-measures haven't fixed it. homelessness doesn't just hurt homeless people. it hurts all of us. that's why we're all voting "yes" on c. the plan is paid for by corporations that just got a massive tax break. it's time for them to give back by helping all of us to fix our homeless crisis. with more affordable housing... expanded mental-health services... clean restrooms and safe shelters. vote "yes" on c. it helps all of us. good morning. time now 8:57. we are tracking a very slow ride for drivers trying to get through oakland this morning. take a look at 880. it is in the red. we continue to see those delays. 36 minutes northbound from 238 to the maze. 580 doesn't look better. 31 minutes as you are heading westbound from 238 to 24.
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delays along the eastshore freeway. we are stuck in the red over an hour commute making your way from 4 to get over to the maze. an additional 22 minutes into san francisco. we are starting off the day areas of low clouds and fog and this is a live look with our sutro camera of "karl the fog" out there. well, it's all because of onshore flow for us. and that marine layer in place. let's show you our temperatures. since head through the afternoon, we're looking at plenty of sunshine for most of us. the fog pulls back from the coast. we're looking at daytime highs where we should be for this time of year. 70 in san francisco. and that is the normal high for this time. 73 in oakland. 76 in fremont for a high as well as for mountain view. san jose, you're looking at a high of 80 degrees. we're looking at 80 for napa as well as for santa rosa. some of our warmer locations, fairfield and livermore, you will see a high in the afternoon of about 83. so if you like this weather, we're looking at temperatures
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very similar and our weather conditions very similar over the next few days. warmer friday, saturday. cooler next week.
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