tv CBS Evening News With Scott Pelley CBS October 12, 2016 5:30pm-6:01pm CDT
captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: 27 days to go. 27 days of this: >> his campaign said today tathey're going to use a "scorched earth" strategy. >> this unbelievable. they attack catholics and evangelicals. >> i think the most important thing in the next four weeks is that we let trump be trump. >> pelley: also tonight, north carolina braces for a new round of flooding. >> there's nothing i can do. i mean, just stand here and watch and wait and pray. >> pelley: gayle king with the widow of keith scott, fatally shot by charlotte police. >> he had no gun. he was not a threat.
happiness? a new study says look within your selfie. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: in 100 days, the presidency of the united states will pass from barack obama to hillary clinton or donald trump. tonight, the real clear politics average of major polls shows clinton with a lead of about six points, and finds, if the election were held today, clinton would have 12 more electoral votes than she needs to win. but this campaign still has 27 days to go, and we'll begin tonight's coverage with major garrett. >> the republican nominee has a massive, a massive disadvantage, and especially when you have the leaders not putting their weight behind the people. >> reporter: by that, donald trump means house speaker paul
post-debate attaboy phone call. >> so, you know, you'd think they'd say, "great going, don. let's go. let's beat it this crook!" >> reporter: while trump fights with ryan, he continues to draw massive crowds like at this midafternooneral neflorida. >> in 27 days, we're going to win florida. >> reporter: and trump donors, for the most part, remain loyal. trump raised $5.3 million at two fund raisers tuesday in texas, with half the attend the event. that's after this 2005 videotape emerged with trump's sexually aggressive language about coming on to women. but now there's this-- tasha dixon, a miss u.s.a. contestant in 2001, said trump, who ownedly the paggent, visited the main dressing room while she and other women were getting ready for a rehearsal. >> he just came strolling right in. there was no second to put a robe on or any sort of clothing
other girls were naked. >> reporter: dixon described the situation as unnerving. >> who do you complain to? you he owns the pageant. >> reporter: trump appears to confirm the intrusion in this interview with howard stern. even so, trump's campaign said these accusations "have no merit." here in florida, a federal judge has extended voter registration for six days until next tuesday due to disruptions caused by hu scott, trump has recently begun urging floridians to register, even though his top political ally in this state, republican governor rick scott, opposed the registration extension. >> pelley: major garrett, thanks. now we'll go to nancy cordes, covering the clinton campaign, and today's leaked e-mails. >> his campaign said today that they're going to use a "scorched earth" strategy for the
race. >> reporter: in pueblo, colorado today, clinton called trump's new tact a sign of desperation. >> that's all they have left, pure negativity. >> reporter: but wikileaks is now giving trump daily ammunition, posting today another 1900 e-mails it says come from the hacked account of clinton campaign chairman john podesta. >> this wikileaks stuff is unbelievable. >> reporter: in one purported exchange from may of last year, top aide huma abedin wrote that clinton was worried that, "qio and e-mails" were overshadowing speeches laying out her proposals. "can we survive not answering questions from press at message events?" podesta responded, "if she thinks can get to labor day without taking press questions, i think that's suicidal." the trump campaign seized on this e-mail from 2011 in which jennifer palmieri, who would go on to become clinton's communications director, mused about a report that news corp chairman rupert murdoch was
"i imagine they think it is the most socially acceptable conservative religion," wrote palmieri. "their rich friends wouldn't understand if they became evangelicals." >> they attack catholics and evangelicals. viciously. >> reporter: i asked palmieri about criticism coming from the g.o.p. some of them are even saying that you should step down. do you have any reaction to that? >> i'm a catholic. i don't recognize that we saw. and this whole effort is led by the russians. >> reporter: vladimir putin insisted that his country would have nothing to gain from hacking democrats' e-mails but asked whether it's really important to know who did it, the clinton campaign says yes and is comparing the hack tonight, scott, to the watergate break-in. >> pelley: nancy cordes for us tonight. nancy, thank you. well, one republican who is sticking with trump is his
indiana governor mike pence today. ( applause ) >> reporter: campaigning in virginia, governor pence put a rosy spin on another rough week. governor, this morning, the front page of "usa today" says, "g.o.p. abandons trump in historic numbers. trump declares war on g.o.p." what is going on? >> i think what you have is a movement in this country that is coming behind donald trump's vision to m again. i think it's bringing together the republican party. >> reporter: if soc the gathering he envisions does not include many of pence's g.o.p. friends, including speaker paul ryan whose support trump now says he no longer wants. that's a friend of yours. >> i have a lot of respect for him, but i think honestly, while there are some leaders in the republican party who have taken a different view in recent days, the overwhelming majority of leaders are joining with millions of americans and coming
gone according to your plan or was there a plan? >> well, i think this campaign can better be understood, dean, as a movement. >> reporter: and yet trump's fused have muddled the movement's many attempts to put democrats on the defensive. >> i understand the fascination of many in the national media with-- with whatever arguments or issues may come up-- >> reporter: from trump. >> in a political party. and from others. >> reporter: something yesterday about "now the shackles are off." who put the shackles on him? who is he referring to? >> i think-- i think the most important thing in the next four weeks is that we let trump be trump. >> reporter: governor pence told us that millions of americans have rallied to trump's side and to his message, and so for the next month, scott, donald trump will be himself. >> pelley: dean reynolds, thanks very much. and by the way, cbs news will
third and final presidential debate of 2016. that is next wednesday starting at 9:00 eastern time. the c.e.o. of wells fargo was forced out today. john stumpf had been grilled by congress about bank employees opening millions of fraudulent accounts just to meet sales quotas. in a settlement, wells fargo will pay the government $185 million. hurricane maw for at least 36 deaths in the southeast, 20 of them in north carolina. goldman sachs estimates u.s. property damage will be $10 billion. manuel bojorquez is in the flood zone. >> reporter: drone video shows the wall of water moving through grifton, north carolina. we rode along main street with police chief bryan mccauley. this isn't residual flooding. this is water that's still rising here. >> this is water that's still
come up? >> it has risen about 20 inches here. >> reporter: people who evacuated like cassandra roach, can do nothing but watch. >> it wasn't even this far up, and now i'm like, oh, my god! it's overwhelming. >> reporter: the contentnea creek is neither 24 feet. it's one of several swollen rivers and streams in eastern north carolina that are still funneling the more than a foot of rain from hurricane matthew. since sunday, there have been 80 air rescues and thousands are displaced. rising waters threat down bridges in several communities. crews are still working on shore up the dam about the town of spring lake. >> there's nothing i can do. i mean, just stand here, watch, and wait. and pray. >> pelley: manuel, when are those rivers expected to crest? >> reporter: scott, some rivers are not expected to crest until the weekend. the concern here in grifton is that even if the water has reached its peak, it may not recede for the next several
the flood zone. manuel, thank you. well, tonight, another hurricane, nicole, is bearing down on bermuda with 110-mile-an-hour winds and heavy rain. don dahler is there for us. don, what's going on now? >> reporter: the winds have definitely gotten stronger over the past couple of hours. we're at the southern end of bermuda. hurricane nicole is churning out there with at least 110-mile-an-hour winds taking direct aim at this island and its 60,000 residents. people earlier calmly their precautions, boarding up windows, buying grocerys. they don't see a lot of major hurricanes here. the last one was two years ago. and one of the reasons why they don't usually get as much damage as other areas, even with major hurricanes, is because of a coral reef that sits offshore that tends to suppress the devastating storm surge. scott, the interesting history between bermuda and hurricanes started when a boat load of settlers fleeing a hurricane, they actually ran aground, decided they liked it here. that was the year 1609.
point out this storm is not headed for the united states. don dahler, thanks. for the second time this week, two missiles were fired from yemen at the uss "mason" cruising in the red sea. as with the first attack, it is believed the missiles were launched by rebels fighting yemen's u.s.-backed government in both incidents the "mason" used counter-measures and was not hit. in syria today, russ syrian planes obliterated rebel-held neighborhoods of aleppo. civilian rescue workers were among the targets, and elizabeth palmer continues her rare look inside aleppo. >> reporter: once again, bombs fell on eastern aleppo and once again, the rescuers, known as the white helmets, did manage to save some lives. one of the strikes was a so-called double tap. the second bomb exploding just
digging out victims from the first. there are no words for the grief that comes literally out of the blue. families torn apart in an instant. since the start of the week, more than 60 people have been killed. this is eastern aleppo 13 months after the russians joined the syrians in a bombing campaign. some of the targets would have been military, including rebel but so many have been civilian. hospitals, bakeries, water pumping stations. the objective may be to make life so miserable, that people are forced out. it has worked before. for three years, the syrian military besieged and attacked part of another city, homs, until 2014 a broken and terrified population surrendered, and the opposition
last month, president bashar al-assad, in a rare public appearance, said he was going to take every inch of the country back. if he's serious, aleppo is key, and his strategy means even more atrocities like this. powerful russian muscle isn't the only thing back up president bashar al-assad. he's also getting help from thousands of fighters that have been sent in from together, they have the urch hand, and at the moment, scott, they are winning. >> pelley: elizabeth palmer inside syria for us tonight. liz, thank you. coming up next on the cbs evening news, the widow who tried to stop the police shooting of her husband tells her side of the story to gayle
dramatic video trying to stop the killing of her husband by charlotte police. keith scott's death last month ignited days of protest. the incident began when officers came to the scotts' apartment complex to arrest another man. they say they just happened to notice scott sitting in his car with a gun. scott had recently been severely injured in a motorcycle crash, and the medications he was taking may have played a role. today, his wife described what she saw this morning"." >> keith, don't do it. >> reporter: we hear you come to the scene, and you're clearly very upset, and you're saying, "keith, don't do it. keith don't do it. don't you do it." what do you mean? what are you telling him not to do? >> i'm not talking to keith. calling keith's name for him to hear me. i'm talking to the officers that i skull tullely see changing
>> keith, get out of the car. keith! and it's going in slow motion. but i see everything at one time. he has a t.b.i. he's not going to do anything to you guys. >> reporter: i heard you say he has t.b.i., traumatic brain injury. "he's just taken his medication." what kind of medication is it? what does the medication do? what point were you making with that? >> he takes 11 different medications since his accident on november 2 of last year. you have to give it time to k in. if not, if you start a conversation with him, he's not going to remember the conversation once the medicine has kicked in. he'll come back and say, "what were you saying to me earlier about?" or he just-- he doesn't talk. we as a family know, first thing in the mornings, we don't bother him until he takes his medicine. he doesn't have a gun. he had no gun. >> reporter: so when you see the video and there's a gun lying beside your husband, where do you think that gun came from? >> i know that he didn't have it. i didn't see a gun.
he was not a threat. you saw him backing up. >why didn't you give him a command then? you didn't give him a command then. you shot him. keith, don't you do it! ( gunshots ) ( bleep ). did you shoot him? did you shoot him? did you shoot him? and all we want is to know why? just why? why did you have to take keith that day? why did you have to take him give us a reason, because everything you're saying right now it just makes me angrier each day because i just keep hearing more stuff. give us your reason, the real valid reason as to why my husband-- my husband's life was taken that day before me. >> pelley: an autopsy commissioned by the family shows that scott was on his medications. in the police videos, it's impossible to see whether he was holding a gun, bument you hear
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fake smiled. so you can convince yourself that you're happy. >> you can engage in the act of being happy. >> reporter: usc associate professor mark marino incorporated selfies in one of his writing classes. >> this kind of self-reflection helps people to identify both features, both who they want to see themselves as, and who they're communicating themselves to be. >> reporter: psychologist and u.c.l.a. associate professor yalda uhis warns too many selfies could be too much of a good thing. >> when we grew up, we took pictures of other people, of places. we reflected out instead of reflecting in. so whether you take selfies with a stick or the old-fashioned way-- >> yeah, you can-- yeah. one, two, three! there you go. >> reporter: the key is self-control. mireya villarreal, cbs news, los angeles. >> pelley: and that's the cbs evening news for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all
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