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diagnosed in the united states. the patient is in critical condition at a texas hospital while health officials say their confidence the deadly disease will not spread. >> there is no doubt in my mind that we will stop it here. >> i wish to god you protected the white house like you're protecting your reputation here today. >> as lawmaker s hammer the secret service director over a security breach at the white house the agency deals with a new controversy over the president's safety. the showdown between pro-democracy protesters and china's government continues in hong kong. demonstrators keep up their call for the city's leader to step
down. >> past first into left field. the kansas city royals are walking off into the alcs. >> and a real return to the postseason for the kansas city royals after a nearly 30-year absence. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, october 1st, 2014. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning a man with the first case of ebola diagnosed in the united states is being treated at a hospital in dallas. the patient arrived from liberia on september 19th. omar via fran eillafranca is ou hospital. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. we don't know much about the patient but we do know he is in an isolated section f the hospital and he's talking to doctors. as an unidentified patient under
goes treatment health authorities are now tracking down relatives or friends the patient may have visited after exhibiting symptoms of the deadly ebola virus. >> it's certainly possible that someone who had contact with this individual, a family member or other individual could develop ebola in the coming weeks, but there is no doubt in my mind that we will stop it here. >> reporter: ebola spreads through direct contact with bodily fluids from an infected person showing signs of the virus. he didn't have symptoms of ebola when flying from liberia to the u.s. on september 19th. >> we do not believe there was any risk to anyone on the flight at that time. >> reporter: officials say they have a plan in place to handle ebola cases and there is no risk to other patients coming here for treatment. still people of the community are worried. >> i would just want to make sure if we've got our kids going to doctors and going there it's
a safe place to go. >> reporter: crew members that transported the patient to the hospital on sunday are not showing symptoms of ebola but will be quarantined at home. the ambulance they carried the patient in was in use afterward but is out of service now for extensive decontamination. the doctors are telling us they're not going to be able to give this patient zmapp, what was given to two americans. the reason is simple. they ran out of the drug. anne-marie? >> thank you. this morning the secret service is under fire for another lapse in security involving the president. just hours after the secret service director faced heated questions about security breaches, the secret service confirmed that during the president's visit to the centers for disease control in atlanta last month, a security contractor carrying a gun operated the elevator mr. obama rode in and the secret service did not know he was armed.
it's reported the man is a convicted felon. he refused to stop recording the president on a camera phone, was questioned and then dismissed. earlier i spoke with dan bongino, a former secret service agent and a candidate for public office. >> nobody gets on the elevator with the president armed. they have special programs firefighter those who get within a certain distance to the president. how this happened? i can only guess it was an off-the-record movement. >> on capitol hill secret service director julia pierson tried to explain how the armed mon got into the white house. she said it was an aberration but lawmakers weren't convinced. susan mcginnis in washington. susan, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. they called it mind-boggling, stunning, and gross defect. gonzalez was indict and due to
appear in court. yesterday pearson admitted her agency was wrong. >> pearson faced questions and accusations for more than three hours. >> the fact is the system broke down on september 19th. >> that isn't just getting inside the portico. that's half of a white house tour. >> it was september 19th that omar gonzalez armed with a knife jumped the white house fence, made it past several agents through an unlocked door and deep into the white house. pearson promised a deep investigation but lawmakers weren't satisfied. >> we need to have an outside review of the agency. >> i wish to god you protected the white house like you're protecting your reputation here today. >> and pearson reveal thad the day gonzalez jumped the fence
two secret service agents recognized him from a previous encounter but did not report his presence. >> pearson was also taken to task in 2011. then the secret service took several days to realize someone shot at the white house, hitting the building at least seven times. the president's daughter was home at the time. >> my question, director, is why should we have confidence in the secret service's ability to protect the president of the united states and the first family when there has been such a pattern of lack security. >> and that is the question a lot of people are asking, although agent pearson insists the president is safe. she also says the front door to the white house locks automatically in the event of a security breach. >> that's pretty good. susan mcginnis in washington. thank you, susan. great britain is officially
involved. two warplanes hit a weapons post and combat vehicle used to attack kurdish fighters in northwest iraq, this as fighting along the border with iraq and syria intensifies. meanwhile governor chris christie is the latest to call in to questioning the president's handing of isis. in an interview, christie criticized the president's words says mr. obama's intelligence agency underestimated the post by isis. >> we underestimated, the administration, he underestimated, and you need to be accountable for those things. >> you can see more of gayle king's interview with governor christie on "cbs this morning." in california, the mayor of a city in los angeles county was shot. officials say his wife did it but she was released after hours of questioning.
daniel cress powe was mayor northeast of los angeles. yesterday afternoon cresbo and his wife got into an argument. the 19-year-old tried to intervene. father and son struggled. his wife got a gun. new information on eric frein. police say they found two pipe bombs that could have been set off by either a trip wire or fuse. in a news conference state police spoke directly to frein. >> i am calling on you, eric, to surrender. you are clearly stressed. you're making significant mistakes. >> police warned hunters to stay away from the search area because they believe frein has set bobby traip oby traps. he's on the ten most wanted
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gases and another eruption. well, more crowds and confrontation in the streets of hong kong today. pro-democracy demonstrators are demanding the right to choose their own leader. seth doane has the latest from hong kong. >> reporter: this is one of the main thorough barracks here. there are government buildings around us, and you can see that all of this is occupied. the relative numbers are a little bit smaller compared to what we were seeing over in ide, even in the pouring rain. but this is the heat of the day, and the temperatures really soar. today is a very important day. it's national day here, a holiday, where they're expecting to see numbers surge. today we saw the chief executive at a flag raising where he was booed. of course, he and the election of 2017 is the focus of a lot of the frustration of these
protesters here. that i want more local control over who is on the ballot in 2017. you can see one of the things that really marks this protest is the relative civility. you see people picking up after each other. even over here right now, you have people singing. there was a woman behind me here with a sign offering free haircuts. so people are really trying to watch out for each other. the question really remains how long can they stay here. seth doane, cbs news, hong kong. well, still to come, california bans the bags. and in sports, it's officially october. the royals and the a's play a postseason classic.
on the "cbs moneywatch," california bans plastic bags, and the feds come down on caffeinated underwear. we're not kidding. jill wagner will will explain those stories and more. she is at the new york stock exchange. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. california is the first bag to plan single-use plastic bags. starting next year plastic bags will be phased out of grocery stores and in pharmacies by 2016. it's to cut down on 50 million plastic bags that end up as garbage every year. plastic bag manufacturers plan to fight the ban. here on wall street the investors will be watching the september sales auto report and the protests in hong kong. the dow lost 28 points tuesday, the s&p fell 5. the nasdaq was down 12.
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and then they tie it up again after falling behind in the 12th and with two outs and a runner on second base, the fans get the hit they've waited for since 1985. >> past first into left field. the kansas city royals are walking off into the alds. salvador perez delivers the game-winning hit to give kansas city the 9-8 win. hall of famer george brett can't believe what he just saw, but believe it. the royals are moving on to face the los angeles angels in the divisional series. when we return, talk show host jimmy kimmel is a pretty funny guy but it's no laughing matter when you google him. we will tell you why. you on the runway. ...we're d (vo) don't let a severe cold hold you back. sir? (vo) theraflu starts to get to work in your body in just 5 minutes.
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kimmel on list. he's at the of the. mcafee says searching for kimmel carries a nearly one in five chance that you'll end up on a website that has tested positive for malware. kimmel joked about it on his show last night. >> who would guess that a boy who used to carry a briefcase to junior high and played the clarinet would end up being the most dachls person of 2014. >> after kimmel on that list is dutch deejay amin van pren, singer flow ride a and bruce springsteen. thi'm anne-marie green. this is the contribution cbs.
arbor, michigan. university students are calling for the dismissal of the athletic director and head football coach for letting a player play after taking a hard hit to the game. the school admitted they made a mistake and they said a doctor would be monitoring the hits players take. kris van cleave has more. >> reporter: michigan quarterback shane morris took a dangerous hit after saturday's game. even though h struggled to stay up after he continued to play. sparking criticism from the game's announcers -- >> it is appalling he was left in after that play. >> and students who want head coach brady hoke fired.
hoke said he didn't see the quarterback go down. >> we would never, ever, keep him in the game. >> reporter: the university diagnosed with a minor concussion and they let him play after confusion on the sideline. phil simms. >> it's unfortunate. you can't have that any more in this day and age but under no circumstances do i believe that the coach went, ah, he's going to be okay. that's not how it goes anymore. >> that player needs to be evaluated. >> we showed the video to dennis car doan, a concussions expert at langone medical center. >> if he did, a second sit can have severe consequences. >> reporter: players with a concussion are more likely to suffer future concussions which can lead to confusion and
dementia. kris van cleave, cbs news, new york. superstar michael phelps is apologizing for driving drunk. he was arrested on tuesday in his hometown of baltimore. police say he was doing 58 miles per hour in a 45-mile-per-hour zone and he failed a field sobriety test. phelps says in a statement he takes full responsibility for his actions. and an unusual invasion in alaska. an estimated 35,000 pacific walruses are crowding the beaches in the northwest part of the state. officials say because of global warming they can't find any ice to rest on, so they're coming on shore in record numbers. >> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the director of cdc answers questions about the first case of ee bee la in the u.s. plus new jersey governor chris christie blasts president obama during his interview on "60
"eyewitness news" begins with breaking news from atlantic city, flames sweep through several building within walking distance of the boardwalk and that raging inferno is still burning out of control at this hour, forcing a dozen people out of their homes including several children. good morning "eyewitness news" reporter syma chowdhry is on the scene on atlantic avenue where she just spoke to the fire chief, syma. >> reporter: good morning, erika and ukee, this fire is still out of control, stepping out so you can try to see flames soluting from the roof. it is hard to see but it is behind this tree. fire fighters have been trying to battle this blaze for hours here in atlantic city, fire is located on atlantic avenue between north carolina and pennsylvania avenues just blocks from the casino and boardwalk. five build goes have been