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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, august 25th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the death toll soars overnight in this morning, thousands of rescue workers are still trying to pull survivors from the rubble, after a massive earthquake kills hundreds of people. a trail of devastation in indiana, after tornadoes level parts of one town. this morning, survivors are sharing stories of helping others make it out alive. >> i pulled from one side and she pulled from the other and we were able to get the couple out. and race is the latest theme
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trading barbs. >> he is taking a hate movement. >> hillary clinton is a bigot! good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good tobe with you. i'm anne-marie green. in italy, the death toll from yesterday's powerful earthquake has risen to at least 247. this morning, in several small towns devastated by t the search for buried survivors continues. entire blocks were destroyed and the number of missing is unclear. some 4,300 rescue work withers are searching for victims and the region was jolted by a strong aftershock this morning. the quake zone is a popular summer spot before school begins and many of the victims are children. seth doane is in the quake zone and he joins us by phone. good morning, seth. >> reporter: good morning to
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digging out continues. the search in some places trying to find survivors also continues, and there has been a real surprise among some as this death toll has risen but this is a popular area for tourists. beautiful mountain top towns here. many of them, you know, centuries old and the population really swells in the summer. in some cases, didn't know how many people were here. it's not ness to register guests at each hotel stay. so even through the night, you still had different rescue teams going door-to-door, some cases, calling out names, just searching for survivors anywhere they could find anyone. >> seth, i know yesterday, there were some challenges when it came to bringing in heavy equipment because of the mountainous areas and some of the roads were impassible.
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equipment they need to conduct these rescue operations? >> reporter: there is a lot of heavy equipment in here now. we see backhoes, we see cranes. the scale, the extent of the devastation is still so staggering that even when you see this heavy equipment, these big machines look quite small amid the destruction, but there are, as you mentioned in the intro, quite a number of various personnel here and try as much as possible. some of this work has to be done by hand, very careful. imagine these old buildings that have collapsed and in covering earthquakes in the past, sometimes you can have survivors, if there is access to food and water, they can get into with the building has fallen on them in a way they can tuck into some little hole, you can sixty-fiurvive for days so
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by hand in case someone is alive, that they are not crushed. >> right. seth doane in central italy, thank you so much, seth. in southeast ace, at least four people were killed when with a powerful earthquake hit central myanmar. a major tourist star, ancient pagodas were damaged. it could be felt as far away as indiana say it could take days to access the damage from a string of tornadoes that touched down yesterday. a tornado with winds of 165 miles per hour hit kokomo, where the damage is described as substantial. at least eight funnel clouds were spotted. and a dozen people suffered minor injuries as the storms moved through the state. indiana governor mike pence, the gop vice presidential candidate will tour the damaged areas this morning.
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captured the twister as it formed. >> oh, my gosh. starbucks just got blown over. >> reporter: customers inside this restaurant captured the moment it touched down. the tornado blew the roof off this starbucks and flattened its walls. witnesses rushed to the scene to help those inside. the tornado also blew through this apartment complex, breaking windows, tossing cars, and scattering debris as far as the this video shows a car and truck toppled on each other amid fallen trees and dangling wires. wind blew so strong and people ran for their lives. >> i came out and it was like a whole new world out here. >> reporter: 14-year-old jalen givens was home with his sister when the tornado struck. >> it jerked the door out of my
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furnace exploded and we hid in the tub. it was scary. donald trump continues his efforts to win over minority voters. last night speaking in jackson, mississippi, trump said hillary clinton's policies hurt minority communities. >> hillary clinton is a bigot! who sees people of color only as votes, not as human beings, worthy of a better she is going to do nothing for african-americans. she's going to do nothing for the hispanics! >> trump said clinton only cares about herself, her husband, and her donors. today, clinton will deliver a speech trying to tie trump to the so-called alt right movement, associated by some with right nationalism. during a broadcast interview last night, clinton says trump is pedaling bigotry.
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he has brought it into his campaign. he is bringing it to our communities and our countries and, you know, someone who has questioned the citizenship of the first african-american president who has court white supremacist -- >> reporter: and clinton called a report linking her foundation donors with some of her activities as secretary of state absurd. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will discuss the election with donald trump's new campaign manager kellyanne conway. two suspected militants who attacked the american university in kabul, afghanistan, have been shot dead by security forces. twelve people, including seven students, were killed in the attack which began late yesterday. charlie d'agata reports. >> reporter: witnesses say a large explosion blew one of the gates open. that was followed by heavy gunfire as militants stormed the campus during busy night classes. several american teachers and hundreds of students were on
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gunfire, others hid where they could. one jumped from a second story window to escape. among those trapped inside was a.p. photographer who has been documenting the afghan war for decade. the gunman was right outside his classroom. >> i sensed that the man, the tourist was going room-by-room and i thought that, okay, this is it. he couldn't open the door. he just threw the grenade and then we jump and then we ran. all of it probably was two or three minutes. >> reporter: cbs news producer was also in class and sprinted for any way out. >> the gunfire was getting closer. i felt a few -- a few -- a few bullets flying over my head, and there was [ inaudible ] these bullets hit me or my friends.
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militants, u.s. military officials confirmed american advisers were on the sidelines. despite being surrounded by 15-foot blast walls and armed patrols, this is the second attack on the american university in a month. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. the president of turkey says a town across the border with syria has been recaptured from isis fighters following a major ground and air offensive. a sen more than 20 turkish tanks are inside syria. the offensive into syria included u.s. air strikes, turkish tanks and special forces. it's unclear just how much further turkish forces will push into syria. turkey also wants to contain expansion by u.s.-backed syrian kurds. joe biden met with the turkish prime minister in ankara yesterday to discuss the situation.
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boats approached the "uss nitza "a destroyer at high speed. no shots were fired. the ship was in international waters at the time. in january, u.s. soldiers were mistan and steered into iranian waters. the soccer foundation has suspended hope solo for six months after her comments during the the u.s. in the finals in the olympics. she served a suspension in january after her husband was pulled over for driving the u.s. team van while intoxicated in california. stevens pleaded no contest. in 2014, solo was arrested on charges she assaulted two family members. in a statement, u.s. soccer president glady said taking into consideration the past incidents
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herself in a manner befitting a u.s. national team member, u.s. soccer determined this is the appropriate disciplinary action. coming up on the "morning news." standing with leslie jones. the comedian receives support after her photos and information are exposed in an alleged hack. the battle in france over full body bathing suits worn by muslim women. this is the "cbs morning news." we invited women to a spa to test a new body wash. u may not feel it, but some body washes can contain cleansers found in dish soap. dove body wash is different. it has only the gentlest cleansers. it just made me feel good. this is dove. (vo) at friskies, no one's surprised tender pieces and crunchy bites ended up together. that's just what happens when cats call the shots. new friskies tender and crunchy combo. tasty textures cats gotta have. friskies. for cats. by cats.
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comedian leslie jones is targeted in an apparent hacking. and survivors of the orlando shooting massacre are getting help for their medical expenses. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the orlando sentinel reports that victims of the pulse nightclub shooting will not be billed by two hospitals that treated them. florida hospital and orlando health will write off at least $5.5 million after treating 56
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families of the nine people who died after being hospitalized also will not be charged. variety reports an outpouring of support for leslie jones, after she was victimized in a cyberattack. personal information and apparent nude photos of the "ghostbusters" star was posted yesterday on her website. celebrities condemn the attack on twitter under the #stand with leslie. the "los angeles times" reports the postponement of a screening for the movie amid controversy about its director and star. new details are emerging about the acquittal of nate parker in a 2001 rape trial including the subsequent sued of his accuser. the american film institute said more discussion is needed about the various issues raised before the movie is shown. "the new york times" reports that bans of a full body garment with causing confrontation
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a bad bump for a blimp. the huge new airlander made a tests in england. no one was hurt. the airplane blimp hybrid is slight longer than a football field. on the cbs "moneywatch" now. a ford recall over stalling problems. and amazon may reinvent grocery shopping. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> reporter: good morning. shares of health care companies fell amid new pressure from lawmakers to hold down drug price. the major indices in wall street
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finished down 11 and nasdaq lost 42 points. several u.s. retailers say indy's largest textile maker is passing off cheap sheets as egyptian cotton opinion target stopped selling the fieldcrest label. they say wells funds has been selling phony egyptian cotton sheets about two years. . egyptian cotton is prized for its softness often sold at a premium. age discrimination in a class action lawsuit. the suit was filed by former hp employees and alleges that hp hired a disproportionate number of employees under 40 to hire new employees. amazon could be looking into a new way to do your shopping. click and collect.
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is considering drive-up grocery hubs. customers would buy online and then pick up their groceries and eliminating the need for amazon to deliver perishable items. >> what a new idea! go to the store and pick up your grocery. >> antithat the point of amazon? >> some can't wait for the delivery. they need it right away. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. record breaking record. is out there. they're going to hold on to everything the disease steals away. that smile they can't hide. the dance class they love. every single piece of them is going to make it through. and the alzheimer's association is going to make it happen by funding research, advancing public policy
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? jeffrey williams broke scott kelly's record for days in orbit by a u.s. astronaut 521. he'll increase his total before returning to edge in two weeks. russian cosmonauts hold the all-time space endurance marks. the size and climate of b are similar to earth's. scientists think it could it's more than four and a quarter light years from our sun, though. katie ledecky got a hero's wem at the washington nationals game last night. she brought along her five medals from rio but she couldn't quite hurl the first pitch in all of that hardware so they got a helping hand from bryce harper who happily held on to her gold
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. recovery efforts continue in central italy where the death toll from yesterday's earthquake has climbed to at least 247. three towns north of rome were hardest hit. a 10-year-old girl was pulled from the rubble last but entire blocks were destroyed and the number of missing is unclear. this morning, a powerful after-shock shook the region. a string of tornadoes hit central indiana. there are no serious injures but extensive damage in the city of kokomo. winds of 165 miles per hour touched down there. in all eight funnel clouds were spotted in the state. the fda has approved a new lens for people who suffer from
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giving patients back their natural vision. >> reporter: bruce goldlack owns a towing company so he relies on his eyes for work. he says his vision changed about a year and a half ago. >> i started to notice some shadowing, especially driving at night. my long distance vision was impaired and i was having more and more trouble reading close-ups. >> reporter: the 65-year-old was diagnosed with cataracts, a clouding of the lens of the now. >> reporter: his doctor recommended surgery to remove his old lens and replace it with the new fda one called the symphony. unlike previous options, the lens can provide near and far distances and points in team. >> a new lens that gives patients continuous vision and reduces their dependence and
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dependence on glasses. >> giving them a natural type of vision where they are less dependent upon glasses makes them more comfortable, improves their self-confidence. >> reporter: bruce says he is excited for the future. >> i happen to be a very active 65-year-old. i ride motorcycles long distance and i also do jet skiing. >> reporter: it usually takes about a week or two as the high heels for final results. york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the u.s. surgeon general makes a house call to our studio as he unveils a plan to fight the opioid epidemic. plus, jeff glor has an exclusively great white shark discovery off long island, new york. and jamie wax looks at the fashion debate over men's cargo shorts and why some say it's time for them to go! that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday.
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breaking news right now at 4:30. massive flames shooting from a home. it's already spread to neighboring buildings. the efforts underway right now to contain the damage. the search for a group of vandals who set up a explosion in salem. a newspaper box is targeted. >> a bedford. a 15-year-old boy stabbed to death. two other teens hurt. what neighbors are saying about the violence. 0. good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. >> it is thursday, august 25th, and summer keeps on rolling along. >> this is exactly the kind of week we want for the last week of august. >> absolutely. it's been dry the last couple of days and we've had low humidity,


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