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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, august 11th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." an explosion and fire overnight levels part of an apartment complex outside washington. donald trump blasts hillary clinton and president obama, but his attack is leveled by a controversial supporter. a man who scaled trump tower says he had a message for the gop nominee. >> a new report blames flying debris for more than 200,000 crashes and hundreds of death. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. we have the fire
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>> an explosion destroys an apartment complex in maryland. >> one building, objeliteratedo. a door was found across the parking lot. >> he is the founder of is circumstances. the founder of isis. i would say the cofounder would be crooked hillary clinton. >> donald trump is making a new round of allegations in the race for the white house. >> words matter, my friend. and if you tremendous consequences. >> canadian police shot and killed a man suspected of being connected to a terrorist plot. >> he is believed to be the lone suspect. >> i'm devastated. >> our generous and beloved colleague john saunders has died. >> i don't think anybody realizes what we lost today. he was a phenomenal, phenomenal man. >> delta is struggling to resume
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worldwide cancellations. >> going to the catch. oh, a face full of nachos and cheese. >> a classic. >> would you look at that. a man is climb trump tower. >> who climbs a? building. >> he explained he wanted a personal meeting with mr. trump. >> all that matters. >> the media will have a field day with this one. >> the reaction everyone is talking about today happened just behind donald trump. >> that is the old white guy >> on "cbs this morning." >> nijak, a world record to win gold. absolutely brilliant. the best celebration we have seen so far. >> oh, my goodness me! >> the roof is coming off this place, deservedly so. what a performance!
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>> the gold for the best performance after winning, those two? >> that is joy there! >> welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off and dane ya jaco -- dana jacobson is with us. a devastating fire at an apartment complex in maryland. the fire lit up the night sky in silver spring. >> nearly three dozen people, including three firefighters were taken to the hospital with injuries. several people remain unaccounted for at this hour. chip reid is at the silver chip, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. smoke is still rising from that apartment complex behind me where they are still searching for victims, between five and seven people are still unaccounted for. it began just before midnight with a massive explosion. one building was completely leveled. the blast was so strong, firefighters nearly a mile away say they heard the explosion.
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>> reporter: when rescuers arrived at the apartment building in silver spring, maryland, it looked like a fire infer tow. people were pulling people through windows and taking over the work neighbors had started. >> multiple rescues had been made by the civilians prior to the fire department arrival using ladders off of work trucks and painter trucks as an example. >> reporter: about 160 firefighters worked to douse the flames and the scene of devastation on cell phone video and pictures. the giant flames that turned people's home into ash and rubble. >> very scary. like a big boom. like a big, loud noise. and my -- i went outside and checked, and my aunt saw a lot of fire outside. >> reporter: officials say about 30 people were taken to local hospitals with a wide range of injuries. >> the injuries range from abrasions to orthopaedic
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four stories, as well as burns and smoke inhalation type injuries. >> reporter: three firefighters were injured and their injuries are minor and official are still trying to discover what caused the damage. >> still too early to determine the cause. that will be determined later on in the day or beyond. in each of those apartment buildings and a natural gas explosion is a cause. she say a police dog in that site detected the scent of a human and they do not know if that person is dead or live. >> trump has launched a line of attacks trying to connect
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a disgraceful chronicman and trump supporter stole some of the spotlight. major garrett is covering trump's campaign swing in florida. he is in miami. >> reporter: donald trump tried again to focus his campaign on hillary clinton. hammering the former secretary of state on the economy, immigration, and her plan to admit syrian refuges, but one trump attack had a >> are we having fun with these stupid boards? we love these board. >> reporter: donald trump brought props to his evening rally outside of ft. lauderdale. visual cue cards to keep him on message. >> you don't have to see it too well. it doesn't matter. all you have to do is look at the lines. obama. obama. >> reporter: the point, give trump a way to drive attacks against hillary clinton and exploit her latest e-mail revelations. >> this was big stuff.
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it's illegal. it's called pay for play. >> reporter: at issue? newly released e-mails from top aids at the state department that critics allege contain efforts that favors were granted to clinton foundation donors. >> it revealed so much. it revealed the lies, the deception, the dishonesty. >> reporter: the clinton campaign insists she, quote, never took action at secretary of state because of donations to the clinton foundation. obama. >> reporter: trump also tried to tie clinton and president obama to the rise of the terror group isis. >> he founded isis. and i would say the cofounder would be crooked hillary clinton. >> reporter: but when with trump shifted to another attack, it backfired. >> and that guy is sitting back there. and, of course, he likes hillary.
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mateen sat behind clinton at a rally in florida, the father of omar mateen. but trump had an unexpected visitor of his own, disgraced former congressman mark foley. >> while ed, he didn't know. they knew. but how would you -- how did you like that picture? >> reporter: foley resigned from congress i he spent explicit e-mails and text messages to teenage boys who had been at the time or had been house pages. that struggle launched for republicans losing their struggle. foley has appeared in previous trump events in florida and spoke in favor of the billionaire turned politician. >> major, thanks. hillary clinton goes to a michigan factory today to spell out her economic agenda. newest poll this morning from
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ten-point lead. it continues a recent trend showing her leading in other battleground states, like iowa, ohio, pennsylvania and florida. nk nancy cordes is in warren, michigan, a detroit suburb, will clinton will speak in a few hour. >> reporter: good morning. clinton aides tell us this will be a compare and contrast type of speech. she has laid out the basics of her economic plan before and trump did so here in michigan on monday. so, today, here at this warehouse, she is going to put families. >> bernie is right. $7.25 an hour is a starvation wage. >> reporter: starting with the minimum wage. she wants to raise it and trump's position is harder to discern. >> i hate to say it but we have to leave it the way it is. the minute wage has to go over. >> reporter: another disagreement is against taxes.
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income tax rucket reduction. >> we are raising it on the wealthy because that is where the money it. >> reporter: clinton argues that trump wants to use the income tax. >> i am going to cut regulation lags massively. >> he wants to roll back regulations on wall street. i want to tighten them. >> reporter: there is one thing they do agree on. >> we have to rebuild our infrastructure. we have our tunnels. >> we have to improve our infrastructure. our roads, our airports. >> reporter: the difference clinton has a plan to pay for that spending. in iowa on wednesday she has a plan that one reason some officials have endorsed her. >> i am humbled and moved by the republicans who are willing to stand up and say that donald trump doesn't represent their
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congressman from connecticut 21 years and went public with his support yesterday. >> never voted for a democratic governor or a democratic president, but donald trump lost me a long time ago. history is not going to be kind to donald trump and it's not going to be kind to people supporting him. >> reporter: trump says that slashing taxes and regulations will unleash the economy, while clinton will say, today, that you can't pay for things like new roads and bridges unless you tax t will also argue that flint's water system here in michigan is a perfect example, gayle, of what can happen when governor oversight is relaxed. >> thank you, nancy. a virginia man who climbed trump towers said he had a message to deliver. the new york city police department yanked the man off the side of the building yesterday. he spent nearly three hours using suction cups to climb to the 21st floor. tony decopal is outside the
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tony, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this building is where donald trump has made his home. it's also been called the working white house where the republican nominee. mr. trump wasn't home yesterday as the nypd went to extraordinary lengths to bring this high flying stunt to a safe end. the unidentified man used climbing tools and suction cups to scale donald trump's personal residence and campaign headquarters. as he clung to the glass building, his intentions were unclear. the 19-year-old from virginia was taken down by an elite nypd unit in dramatic fashion, 21 stories above fifth avenue. one of the men who pulled him in, detective christopher williams. >> i was waiting for the perfect time to present itself. i reached out and took hold of his hand and i said, "sir, you need to come with me." >> the reason i climbed your tower was to get your attention. >> reporter: in a video posted on social media the day before
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himself an independent researcher with information to share with trump. >> believe me, my was not significant. i would not risk my life pursuing it. >> reporter: investigators are looking into his background. >> it was explained that he previously went by one name and now he goes by a different name. >> reporter: his actions choked traffic in mid-town manhattan. while a swarm of witnesses took the spectacle. >> i didn't know if rooting for him or if i wanted them to pull him in, but it was a crazy thing to see. >> reporter: the tower is a mixed-used building with high-end shopping and restaurants on the ground level and first 26 floors are offices with residences reaching up to the 68th floor. the suspect was pulled into an office from the 21st floor and eventually taken out on a stretcher and to a local hospital for a psychological evaluation.
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nypd for protecting the people and saving the climber. millions of people viewed this in real-time live online and the young man's youtube video has racked up nearly a million views. the manhattan's district attorney's office is considering criminal charges. >> tony, thanks. we have learned that a hard-hitting report by congressional republicans accuses u.s. central command, also known as centcom as rep repressing intelligence about isis. the agency is stretching from egypt to the arabian gulf and central region of asia. >> reporter: according to the report set to be released today, senior leads have said centcom has an intelligence to paint a far rosier picture to protect isis. the report find in mid 2014, final intelligence reports
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assessments made by its own analysts. mike pompeo. >> the facts on the ground didn't match what the intelligence was saying out of the u.s. central command. >> reporter: the task force stemmed from a whistle-blower complaint filed in 2015 by a senior analyst at centcom saying it had been manipulated. it is unactive investigation by how this talented career professionals inside the analytic arm in centcom did their job and depicted what was going on the ground but when it got to senior levels that information was changed. >> reporter: it wasn't just classified intelligence. the task force also found that centcom's public statements are far more positive than events on the ground warranted, such as in march of 2015 when general
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longer do what he did at the outset which is to seize and hold new territory. he has assumed a defensive crouch in iraq. >> reporter: as of today, more than a year later, the iraqi city of mosul still remainses und under isis control. the task force found evidence that no order for those changes came from the white house. >> a suspected isis sympathizer they think driver was acting alone. delta airlines suspects to finally resume normal operations today after its computer meltdown. the airline was forced to cancel more than 2,100 flights the past
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the outage and that shutdown knocked out the airline's computer systems worldwide and stranding tens of thousands of passengers. americans produce more gold medal at the olympics last night. katie ledecky won gold for the third time this week and driving her relay team to victory. much of the focus stays on the swimmers with day six getting under way. ben tracy is at a popular beach in rio de janeiro with a look ahead. ben, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, beautiful morning here in rio de janeiro. we have the sugar loaf mountain behind us. today here at the olympics, 21 gold medals will be handed out in 11 different sports. and two high profile americans, one named phelps and one names biles, are hoping to grab two of those. last night in the pool it was that 19-year-old phenom from maryland who added to her collection. >> katie ledecky of the united states. >> reporter: katie ledecky did it again.
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>> reporter: the 19-year-old is making it look easy. four finals and four medals and three of them, gold. this time, anchoring the 4x200 freestyle relay. but, tonight, there is a showdown in the pool when friends and rivals michael phelps and ryan lochte go head-to-head in the 200 individual mediciley. number 22. the women american added to team usa's gold medal hall on wednesday including 43-year-old kristin armstrong who defended her title in london despite very wet road in rio. the rainfall forced most of the tennis matches and all of the rowing events to be cancelled. the u.s. men's water polo team knocked off the french, swimming in water that turned green because of a chemical imbalance
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but for american divers sam dorman and michael hixon, the only color on their mind was gold. but they were out duelled by the british and settled for silver. later this morning, golfers will tee off at the olympic golf course here in rio. this is the first time golf has been back in the olympics in more than 100 years. but the top four golfers in the world are not going to be competing here. they all pulled out, most them citing the zika virus. >> ben tracy in rio, thank you, ben. a new warning this morning about a growing danger on the nation's roads. how flying debris from the back of trucks and other vehicles is being blamed for hundreds of thousands of crashes, many of them deadly. first, it's time to chec good morning, beautiful sunshine out there as we start
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north carolina news starts now. >> good morning, everyone, i'm russ bowen. a high profile civil rights attorney is representing the family of a man killed in raleigh over the weekend. the thomas family hired justin bamburg. bamburg called add news conference today outside of the 20-year-old, kouren thomas was shot by chad copley. copley fired a warning shot through his garage and the bullet struck thomas. the d.a. is expected to ask a judge to try a teen as an adult after being accused of killing his grandfather. deputies found 63-year-old, joseph dead monday night. investigator s have not
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a proposed minor league baseball team. last month, federal leaders took a trip to columbia, south carolina, to get a feel for their successful operation. to get involved in the planning process, head to city hall at 7:00 tonight. and a good thursday morning to you. i'm storm team meteorologist, alyssa. it is 7:27, look at all of this sunshine in the raleigh durham international airport. denser fog, really watching out for portions of edgecomb county, and through portions of halifax county. full visibility as we continue to see through raleigh, toward smithfield. head's up if you're toward moore county. visibility just over a mile and a quarter there. let's get to the current temperatures. raleigh is the mild spot. 73 in fayetteville. 70 right now in henderson.
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storm. the most of you will stay dry tomorrow and saturday. highs continuing in the low 90s. 93 our high on sunday. small chance for a storm there and a slightly better chance as we head into early next week. we should fall back to near 90 for highs by next tuesday and wednesday. 7:28 right now. let's check in with ali for the latest on your commute. >> good morning. starting off at i-85 where we have a crash getting by. a big head's up if you're traveling near the duke area. we'll show you exactly, we have a bunch of other ones to tell you about in the raleigh area as well. seabrook, we have another crash downtown, happened earlier. hill street at pender street. so heading through durham, a big head's up. the area does not look too bad.
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? surveillance video caught this bike in china. the bike was chained to a fairly large tree, ubleged you could s. falls down. he then drives off. i want to know what kind of bike that was. >> creative bike? >> give him an a for effort. welcome back to "cbs this morning.? coming up in this half hour, flying debris that can destroy your life. a report out this morning shows deadly and often needed risk that drivers face on the road every single day. kris van cleave talks to a family changed forever. see how some states are cracking
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florida. 17 of those cases are men. "the new york times" says a cyberattack targeting democratic politicians was wider than first believed.
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accounts of more than 100 party officials and groups. the targets appear to have been the personal e-mail accounts of hillary clinton's campaign official and other party organizations. last month, the release of hacked internal e-mails led to the resignation of the dnc chair. the star ledger of new york rports an allegation that new jersey governor chris christie lied during the bridgegate scandal. christie told the media in 2013 that he didn't think his staffers were invol snarling traffic to punish a political foe. a text from a christie aide who heard that said he just flat out lied. the governor scoffed at that. >> you dispute the assertion that you actually lied? >> of course. absolutely. it's ridiculous. nothing new. and so that's it. there is nothing new to talk about. >> the text surfaced in newly released court papers.
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said an officer who killed a woman was asked to resign by another police department. lee coel fatally shot mary knowlton. the gun was supposed to have blanks said the police department. david begnaud is at the pun take gorda police headquarters. >> we will get an update in a few hours from the police department. the revolve nolton had been used the several past years and no one ever got hurt. more than 30 people watched mary knowlton fall to the ground and, in fact, a photographer was covering it. this is the moment when punta gorda police officer shot mary knowlton. >> shujust heard the shots and
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photo. >> she started to double over and we thought she is getting into it and play acting and role playing with it. >> reporter: 73-year-old knowlton died during a shoot, don't shoot exercise that was held tuesday night. the demonstration qa was part of a citizen police academy and experience firsthand how dangerous it can be. will you allow a weapon be in a simulation like this? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: the officer is devastated. we have officers assigned to him to make sure he is psychologically stable. >> reporter: officer coel is the target of an impending lawsuit and accused of letting his canine attack richard schumaker for nearly two minutes after he stopped him for riding his bike
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>> i was saddened but not shocked. i had warned people about officer coel. >> she was an incredible woman and, you know, she stood by all of us. >> reporter: steve knowlton is mary's youngest son. are you angry in any way? >> my mom brought herself not to hate. we know this gentleman didn't mean for this to happen. sure, it was super careless and altered our lives kills you. >> reporter: you know, the police chief here in punta gorda has not answered the question why they were using a real gun in a scenario with citizens to show them what with it's like to be a police officer. the other question how did live ammunition get in that weapon when they have been using blank rounds the past two years? the officer is on paid administrative leave and his attorney called us back last
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to issue a comment. >> a sad story. risk of debris that flies off over vehicles on the road and hundreds of thousands of dangerous and sometimes deadly accidents. kris van cleave is in washington with how researchers believe many tragedies could be prevent. >> reporter: good morning. those researchers found that the bulk of these accidents have to do with things coming off one vehicle and flying into the road, particularly on freeway. that could be avoided overloading a vehicle and strapping things down and using ropes and straps to secure the cargo in a vehicle. driver, beware. dangerous debris in the road, or from an unsecured load falling off other vehicles. >> there it goes! >> reporter: has been blamed for more than 200,000 crashes on u.s. roads between 2011 and 2014. a aaa foundation study found
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watch this video from june. an suv hauling a boat, a pad comes loose and the motorcycle behind can't get out of the way in time! >> the real troublesome thing about this is the majority of these crashes are preventible if drivers would take the necessary precautions to secure their load or maintain their vehicle properly. >> reporter: a tragedy that heidi coffee has been living for ten years. >> i couldn't believe it. >> reporter: she was seven months pregnant when cher husband gavin was properly secured and flew out of the back of this pickup. gavin tried to avoid it and was hit by another car on a seattle area freeway. >> i miss being a wife. because that was my favorite thing. was to be his wife and best friend, and that is what i miss the most. >> reporter: 37% of those killed in the aaa study died like
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frev freeway in the milled of the day. drivers responsible for creating road debris can be fined in all 50 states. because of this accident that blinded this lady, washington state is one of 16 states to pass a law that can send a responsible driver to jail. >> i don't know how i could live with myself if i ever caused someone's injury or death because of something that could have so easily been prevented. about maintaining your vehicle. there have been fatalccidents of pieces to cars coming off on freeways and striking other vehicles. one rule for hauling cargo, if you wouldn't want your own family driving directly behind you, that load probably is not secure enough. dana? >> a very good point there. thank you. >> really good point. you have to think about heidi coffee. how many times do you hear a story and it's another name but she says i miss being a wife
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tragedy that could have been avoided. >> yes. >> new questions this morning about the safety of sky diving. ahead, why the deaths of a teenager and his instructor are sparking concerns about how the sport is regulated. as gayle likes to say, don't leave us! we want you to stay. but if you're heading out the door follow us through the all-access cbs app on your digital device. don't miss jeff bridges and chris pine interview each other in our new series "something in common." we will be right b i don't want to live with the uncertainties of hep c. or wonder whether i should seek treatment. i am ready. because today there's harvoni. a revolutionary treatment
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? learned a sky diving instructor involved in a deadly california accident last weekend was not certified by the united states parachute association. 18-year-old tyler turner and his instructor, 25-year-old yong were killed during a tandem jump. it happened south of sacramento. the case is being investigated which raises new questions how sky diving is regulated. mireya villarreal spoke with
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a neat personality. >> reporter: for tyler turner, last saturday was supposed to be a fun outing with friend, just weeks before the honor student was set to head off to college. his mother francine snapped this photo of him kneeling at the tarmac at the parachute center in california. >> he gave me a hug and said i love you, mom. i said, i love you, son. he got on the plane. >> reporter: were those the last words? >> yes. >> reporter: at first, she emergency vehicles in an open field. >> the officer had come up and ed that the two people on the ground are deceased and i lost it. i just remember screaming and screaming. and thinking it can't be true. >> reporter: it's believed tyler and his instructor died after their shared parachute didn't open. the united states parachute association says more than 3 million people sky dive in the
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during a tandem jump. >> sky diving will never be a perfectly safe thing to do. >> reporter: ed scott is the executive director of a nonprofit organization which works with federal and state officials to promote sky diving safety. >> if you don't find a location listed on our site, you don't know what you're getting. we don't know what their standards are. the important factor with tandem sky diving is the experience and instructor. >> reporter: "cbs this morning" was unable to locate any of the required certifications for the instructor. when you hear is there a possibility he may not have been certified, what goes through your mind? >> anger. a lot of anger. >> reporter: francine claims that earlier in the day, the facility sped through preflight procedures. >> it was like mcdonald. just, you know, get your order and get out.
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parachute center bill dass declined our repeated request for comment but spoke on the crash. >> it's an unfortunate situation but if you see a car wreck, they don't close the freeway. it's something that, unfortunately, in this sport, and scuba diving, there are facilitates. >> reporter: investigators are looking from the parachute to the instructor's qualifications. villarreal in lodie, california. >> it seems they need better regulations. >> i was able to sky dive and do it with the army golden knights. the one thing they preached to us is the safety factors. if you're ever going again, to make sure it's regulated and they are licensed. i was for which to do it with them. a final face-off between two arch rivals at the rio olympics.
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longstanding rivalry between swimmers michael phelps and ryan lochte as they prepare to swim for gold tonight. who is going to win? plus, a lesson for fans in major league baseball park. how trying to catch a foul can mess up your night, you could say, especially if you're holding food. first, it's time to check your local weather. 75 degrees is where we'll start off our thursday morning. this is a live picture of our grab the sunglasses as you head for the door. 73 in lewisburg. 72 in roxboro and durham. now at 71 in sanford as well. we'll make it to 92 this afternoon. it will feel more like the it will feel more like the triple digits. and how it can hit you out of nowhere. i know. i had it. c'mon let's sit down and talk about it. and did you know that one in three people will get shingles? (all) no.
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north carolina news starts now. >> good morning, everyone, i'm russ bowen. we have breaking news out of the arena. firefighters are battling flames on will tree drive. the fire broke out within the last half hour. we are working to find out more
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here and on durham police officers are making headlines this morning for doing a good deed. you see them pictured right there, the officer who you see on the left responded about a homeless family that ended up being a woman and three young children. she was scheduled to start a new job on tuesday, officer hawkins paid for a motel room and bought them dinner toileteries. the story is taking off on social media. alyssa, what a wonderful story to see. >> i love hearing good stories like that. it's 7:57 on this thursday morning. we're now at 77 degrees here in raleigh. just a few clouds. this is a live picture from the raleigh durham international airport. yesterday, we were seeing a decent amount of fog, not the case this morning. we take another look outside and this is from our tower camera. not a lot of fog in wake county.
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still looking at portions of edgecomb county, dealing with reduced visibility. this will be the last time we check in with your visibility map. visibility at 2 1/2 miles. speaking of sanford, 71, mid 70s in wilmington and rayford. also in the mid 70s in clinton. with henderson and durham at 72. south hill checking in at 75. so here's a look at your seven- day forecast. storm. most of us staying dry for friday and saturday. those low 90s will stick around. we're at 93 for a high on sunday. a slightly better chance for a shower or storm and it looks like that unsettled weather will stick around. it is 7:58. right now on your thursday, let's go ahead and check in with traffic. here's a big picture. everywhere you're seeing red icons is where we're dealing with accidents.
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the southbound direction near mitchellville road. big backups, another accident near perry pines drive. now, let me slide you off towards 540 near glennwood avenue. you can see all in the green around 5:40. not causing delays. into durham we go, a big accident on i-85 southbound where two right lanes are blocked and this is a live picture of that accident. it's on i-85 i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. f you're h letterman:"has a line of clothing, now where were these made?" trump: "these were made, i don't know where they're made. but they were made someplace. but they're great. it's ties, shirts, cufflinks, everything sold at macy's and they're doing great.? letterman: ?where are the shirts made?? off-camera voice: ?bangladesh.? letterman: 's good..? trump: ?ll, employ people in ngladesh." letterman: ?es? where are the ties made?" ey have to work, too. ese are beautiful ties. they are eat ties. the ties are made in where? china? off-camera voice: ?china.? letterman: ?the ties are made in china."
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? it is thursday, august 11th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning.? more real news ahead, including a massive explosion and fire that injured dozened outside of washington, d.c. and we go back to the scene to check on the missing. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> smoke is still rising from that apartment complex where they are still searching for victims. it began just before midnight. donald trump tried, again, to focus his campaign on hillary clinton, hammering the former secretary of state. >> she has laid out the basics for her economic plan and at this warehouse, she is going to argue her idea on better for
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intelligence and paint a rosier picture of u.s. effort to combat isis. >> the police chief in punta gorda has not answered the question why they were using a real gun in a scenario with citizens. >> the bulk of the accidents having to do with things flying off one vehicle and flying into the road and that could be avoided by properly strapping things down by using ropes and straps. >> this was a comments about shoot ago future president or it was a call to voter action and no one can agree. y word like he is the most articulate person. let's say he was an english professor with a ph.d. in fore grammar. >> you can't get a ph.d. with a subject taught in the fifth grade! that is like getting a bachelor's of science in kick ball or something, right? announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by liberty mutual insurance. listening i'm charlie rose with
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norah o'donnell is off. an explosion triggered a massive fire at an apartment complex in maryland. daylight shows the full extent of the damage. much of the four-story complex collapsed. >> nearly three dozen people, including three firefighters, were taken to the hospital with injuries. chip reid is at the complex in silver spring, just outside of washington, d.c. chip, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. behind me, i think you can still see that there are a lot of gas company workers and firefighters, a lot of smoldering. there are still between five and seven people unaccounted for and we don't know if they are dead or alive. this began with a massive explosion just before midnight. it was so strong that firefighters at a station a mile away heard it and felt it. when the firefighters arrived here, they found that an inferno and saw residents here taking ladderses off the top of their work trucks and rescuing people out of second and third floor windows.
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say there are gas furnaces and natural gas furnaces in each of those apartment buildings and that is one thing they are looking at as a possible cause. >> thank you, chip. donald trump says newly released state department e-mails prove the clinton foundation got special treatment from the department while she was secretary of state. >> it's called pay for play. you saw this. new e-mails come out. new e-mails. how do you think hillary would feel if e-mails were never invented? would she be happy? that is like a truth serum. truth serum. >> one e-mail from 2009 shows doug band of the organization reaching out to two of clinton's top aides on behalf of a job
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department personnel had been sending him option. the clinton campaign says it was a former advance staffer to bill and hillary clinton. officials insist he had nothing to do with the clinton foundation. >> donald trump attacked clinton because the orlando nightclub gunman's father was at one of her rallies. the father was not invited said the clinton campaign and she does not want his support. >> wasn't it terrible when the father of the animal that killed the wonderful people in orlando was sitting with a big smile on his face right behind hillary clinton? and, by the way, including a lot of the people here, how many of you people know me? a lot of you people know me, right? >> trump made those comments with disgraced former florida congressman mark foley sitting behind him. foley resigned in 2006 after
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e-mails and texted to capital pageses. foley is a trump supporter and been at other rallies. donald trump made comments on the second amendment on tuesday. >> hillary wants to abolish the second amendment. and if she gets to pick her judges, nothing you can do, folks. although the second amendment people, maybe there >> trump said he wants people to use political power to stop hillary clinton and not violence. clinton said in iowa, that word matter. >> yesterday, we witnessed the latest, in a long line, of casual comments from donald trump that cross the line. his casual cruelty to a gold star family, his casual
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now his casual inciting of violence. >> a sister and nephew of president john f. kennedy and senator robert f. kennedy say that donald trump was wrong and write in today's "the washington post," quote, it is still the world delivered off the cuff in the raw pressure of the moment that matter most. they say most directly what is in a candidate's heart. a real sense of sadness and we listen to donald trump. politicalle inherent risk to any free society and is not to be encouraged and the not funny, it is not a joke. a group of doctors in syria is pleading to president obama for help. almost 30 doctors in a rebel-held district of aleppo warned in attacks consider on their medical facilities they could all be destroyed in a month. cbs news received these photos from a group of american doctors who say they escaped a recent
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from aleppo in damascus. >> reporter: good morning. the warnings are dire. over 2 million people in alep po aleppo are in danger of reasoning out of food and water in a city amidst in fighting. russia announced daily three-hour cease-fire starting today to allow aid into the city. but it failed before it even began. nor the syrian government, appered to have endorsed the troops. the fighting never stopped. overnight, there have also been reports of another story, a gas attack in rebel-held aleppo. one witness described a chemical explosion. then the smell of gas. the children, ed, all of us were choking. even if all parties agree to a cease-fire, the united nations
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needs 48 hours to bring in desperately needed resources to the war weary people of aleppo. >> debora patta, thank you. baltimore officials are promising a sweeping overhaul of its police department. the justice department released a scathing report yesterday accusing officers of routinely targeting young blacks. the investigation began after the death of freddie gray whose neck was broken in a police van. >> theyng practice of making unconstitutional stops and searches and arrests. using enforcement strategies that produce severe and unjustified disparities in the race of stop, searches and arrests of african-americans. >> in one case, a sergeant told a patrol officer to, quote. when the patrol officer protested he had no valid reason to stop the group, the sergeant replied, then make something up.
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were commonplace. this morning, the sports community is grieving the lost of an iconic broadcaster. >> congratulations to the national champion texas longhorns. espn announced yesterday that long time personality john saunders died at age 61. the cause has not been reported. saunders began his career at the sports network as a "sportscenter" anchor in 1986. from there he went on to cover event like college football and basketball. many of his emotional tributes. >> our generous and talented and beloved colleague john saunders has died. >> he was a big brother, a father figure. i'm sitting here, shocked. >> for him to be just so
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just -- i'm sdedefinite stated. >> i had pleasure of working alongside him. he was all of that and more. and such a mentor to so many people there at espn. his daughter aaliyah is probably part of our cbs family working on the sports side. he made a point of coming over to work on her show. the pride that he had in his two girls in both aaliyah and jenna was so wonderful to see. nobody out there would say anything different. >> it's one of those passings you wish you had known someone because you can tell by how deeply hurt his friends are. >> i was thinking that too. i didn't know him but you could clearly see people really loved this man. >> i know one person said in sort of a me business, he was a "we" guy and he really was. >> very sore to hear the news. and so young, too, dana. that strikes me, so young.
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>> and the espn family. american women hauled in more gold in rio despite a slippery road course. kristin armstrong won in cycling and she turns 43 today and she is the oldest woman to win olympic gold in more than a century. 19-year-old katie ledecky won again last night in the 4x200 meter freestyle relay and she now has three golds and one silver medal. >> the drama in the swimming's greatest rivalries reaching a climax this evening. the 20-year-old rivalry between michael phelps and rhiyan locht and good morning to you, at the country club, looking at plenty of sunshine as we start off our day. if you're getting ready to head
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sunglasses with you. as far as temperatures are concerned, it's 77 in raleigh. 77 in lewisburg. 73 in henderson and roxboro, you're at 74 degrees. here's a look at that seven-day forecast, 92 our high today. small chance for a late this morning" sponsored by
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also. but that is only half the story. >> reporter: it's the duel in the pool. michael phelps, ryan lochte and 200 meters of medley and all in one race. >> phelps looking good by all of these swims. lochte right behind him. >> reporter: lochte has won four consecutive world championships in the 200 im but never olympic phelps beat him in athens, beijing, and london. >> the competitive environment between those two guys have always been good. >> reporter: greg troy coached both simmers in the 2012 olympics. >> they bring out the best in each other. i think there is mutual respect but they are very competitive and neither one wants to give in all. >> reporter: phelps made his olympic debut? in sydney and he was just 15. lochte showed up four years
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always had to swim in the shadow of the greatest olympian ever. if it wasn't for phelps 25 medals, lochte would be the most decorated swimmer of all time. he has won 12, one more than mark spitz, the star of the 1972 games. >> he is the hardest competitor i've ever had to go up against and he's not likely to back down, and i'm not either. >> reporter: but at the u.s. olympic swim trials this summer, phelps said their relationship s both just grown up. you know? you know, i do feel like i talk to him more and joke around with him more than i really did in the past. >> they do make each other better. i don't think they would be as good as they are in this event if they don't push each other. >> reporter: what are excited to see tonight? >> reporter: dara torres knows both phelps and lochte. >> are they more of competitors
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point? >> reporter: you can tell they are very good friend but on the starting blocks, they are not friends any more. >> reporter: because at the end of the race, someone has to touch the wall first. >> even if this is our last go-around together, we will definitely make it count. >> reporter: michael phelps said he is going to retire after the rio olymcs,o tonight really could be the end of an era, but ryan lochte says he is not buying it. he thinks phelps will be back. these two guys are actually bunking together in the athletes village, so, gayle, perhaps he has a scoop andws we don't. >> i don't know, but, boy, leach are watching that tonight. you kind of want ryan to win one. i like michael phelps. >> i think i wanted michael but cool. you get ryan all of a sudden in their last race and finally beats him. >> what are you thinking, mr. rose? >> i want a good duel in the pool. >> we will get that. what were you going to say, charlie? >> the idea of touching, how they electronically they measure when they touch the wall. >> right.
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opera house and part of an upcoming chinese north carolina news starts now. >> hello and good morning. time now is 8:25. i'm stefan chase. we want to take you to breaking news. a fire is in a two story house. fire crews from multiple departmenre our crew is on scene and they say flames went through the roof. we have not heard of any reported injuries. we will bring you details as we learn of them. later today, people who want to run for school board will be able to file the necessary paperwork. federal judges recently threw out the districts for school board and commissioner. that state legislators created and instead, maps from 2011 will be used. county commissioner candidates
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off the ballot. more than $11,000 has been raised to get a high school student released from bond. more than half a year, 19-year- old, wilvin has been held in immigration custody in georgia. tuesday we told you he was granted bond, more than $11,000 has been raised to free acosta. >> i'm overwelmed. i knew we were going to get the money, i didn't think it would happen within a overwelming. we got really, really large donations. particularly from teachers. >> it will take about two to five days to get the money from the go fund me site. organizers plan to go to georgia sometime early next week. let's get a look at the forecast and here's alyssa with that. >> good morning to you at home. it is 8:26 on this thursday morning. plenty of sunshine. cents a live picture from the country club. we do have some sun glare out
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early this morning. if you're heading to work, take those sunglasses with you, most of us seeing clear conditions. 73 right now in henderson. 76 in south hill. also in the mid 76 in roanoke rapids. 77 in rocky mount. clayton, you're at 79. also in the upper 70s as we check in around portions of hope county, registering 78. so here's a look at that seven- day forecast, high today of 92. small chance for a shower or storm. and saturday. those low 90s are still around. we hit 93 for a high on sunday. there will still be the chance for an isolated shower or storm. and it looks like that unsettled weather will hang around as we head into next week. we drop to 90. keep in mind, normal for this time of year has dropped into the upper 80s. 8:27 right now, we'll go ahead and switch gears and check in with traffic. if you're getting ready to head out the door, we have several accidents to pass along to you.
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but also watching one in the durham area. but the good news is, i-85 southbound, an accident, two right lanes are blocked. i just checked our cameras and things are moving freer. if you're heading in this direction, stay alert, maybe some debris from that early morning accident. we have an accident at lewisburg road southbound near mitchellville road. we have one at perly pines drive. now i want to drop you southward. we're looki this is causing some slow and go as you can see i-40 southbound. i will slide you a little further down i-40. now in @ eastbound lanes, we have an accident near goreman street. a head's up if you are heading in that direction. i want to give you a live picture from i-40. this is our camera there. earlier, things were moving slower. right now, it looks like cars are starting to pick up again.
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cooper: when i go home to nash county, it's the same streets i rode my bike on as a kid. our farm that i worked on is still there. so is the field where i played football and the school where my mom was a teacher. i'm roy cooper, and this election is not just about one bad law. it's about bringing back our teachers, our jobs, and the companies that have left.
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? hospital police in spotted a car driving slowly and eventually stopped in front of a park they weren't sure if the driver was drunk or up to something not so great. turns out he was playing, you guessed it, pokemon go. he got off without a warning. they have to do something about that. he got off with just a warning in this particular case. you got to do something with pokemon go. looks like it's a bad accident waiting to happen. >> or has already in certain cases. >> you're right. welcome back to "cbs this
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without the game's greatest players but guess what. they are still undefeated in rio. go team usa. we will see how they are building friendships on the way to another expected gold medal. melo on fire last night. oscar winning jeff bridges is going to team up with chris pine in "hell or high water." they learn something in our series "something in common." time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "wall street journal" reports on the lopsided housing recovery that is leaving millions of americans behind. overall house prices are now just below their peak in july of 2006. but in the second quarter, the home ownership rate was at its lowest point since a census brewer began tracking in 1965. aspiring homeowners have been forced to rent because of facts
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of affordable homes "time" takes a look into what is called donald trump's recent meltdown. his campaign has suffered sinking poll numbers and attacks in public maistakes. earlier this month, republican chairman reince priebus reportedly warned trump that internal polling showed trump was with on track tos lose this election and he said if trump in the coming weeks, the republican national committee would consider resources. >> the "los angeles times" reports on findings how the earliest americans arrived here. scientists have long thought ancient humans passed from
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they say many americans may have traveled down the pacific coastly land or sa. bloomberg news reports in the surge of internet links that were added to cars and everyday products than to mobile phones and tablets combined. it is the fastest growing part of america's wireless industry. carriers see that segment as a growing revenue source. >> britain's "telegraph" one survivor of a crash landing is luckier than muhammad of dubai was among 300 of the passengers who escaped a plane when it caught fire. he now has won a million dollars in the lottery. he says he wants to return to his native india and wants to help the poor. a man's wife bought cheap rings after he kept leaving
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and burr oughs. >> the men had to battle for their 71st international victory in usa basketball and trying to emulate the first dream team, in '98 that won gold in the barcelona olympics winning each game by the average of 44 points. >> wow. >> jamie yuccas is in the court. jamie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. since 1936, the u.s. men's basketball team has won gold in all but three of the olympics they have played in. ten of the 12 on the team this year, it's their first olympic games. and despite not having names like lebron james and steph curry, they are still winning games and people's attention.
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>> reporter: soaring. pinpoint accuracy from behind the arc. has made it seem for the elite u.s. men's basketball team, that gold has never been a question. until australia almost turned the newest version of the dream team's road to glory into a nightmare. >> that will do it. not an easy night for the united states. >> raleally, the only competito that u.s. faces is itlf complacency, i think they will win a gold medal. >> reporter: the team used to gold, the hardware isn't necessarily the prize. >> the bond we will have in a time will be more special to me than the actual gold medal. >> reporter: only three games into this two-week long tournament, the 12 superstars on this team have already grown closer. >> this is the tight team i've ever been on, you know? i feel that everybody here
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>> reporter: who is the best singer? >> i am. >> reporter: can you sing a little for me? >> no. i am, i am. not me. >> reporter: basketball brought them to rio but they are making the most of their time off the court. >> straight up. >> we all here. >> having a lot of fun. this is something i always wanted to see and cross it off on their com patriots in the pool and taking photos and posing for selfies. >> it's different. i never spent that much time on a ship. >> reporter: floating in the high seas in rio's port zone. >> it seems like a close-knit hot hotel. it's a boatel. >> reporter: managing all of that personality? >> we play as hard or harder than anybody. >> reporter: is duke coach and
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you to bring your ego here. if everybody feels good about themselves, everybody has confidence in their game, we are going to destroy the competition. >> reporter: a strategy they hope means the red, white, and blue will be joined by gold. >> but i don't look at, you know, the silver medal or bronze medal. the gold medal is what we put all of the work in for and what we are here for. >> reporter: one more gold would put team usa's total at a total of 15 gold meda they have to get through playing serbia and that happens friday night and that means they have tonight off. we hope to see them around town at other competitions like we did earlier this week. >> they are having a great time. thank you, jamie. you know coach k, charlie, so you could say they are in good hands with him. >> he knows how to motivate and speak to and understand these nba rich and extremely talented players. >> even if it's a team he has
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>> to meld them together. >> people were tweeting last night worried they might lose to australia. the last time they stayed on a boat is when they got the bronze in athens so what was it a bad sign? get them off the boat, but they are doing all right. actor jeff bridges has got some questions for his co-star. that would be chris pine. sigh. ahead, in our new series "something in common." >> do i worry about getting type >> this business has a way if you've done one thing well, they try to make as much money off that version of you if they can. but if you're a curious human being, i think that curiosity can't be stamped out. you will find avenues to not just be one thing.
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camera. looking toward north hills. as far as the temperatures are concerned, close to 80 already in clayton. fayetteville, you're at 76 along with wilmington. heading northward, we have 74 in henderson. already at 78 in south hill, virginia. a very small chance for a shower or storm, best chances
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? this morning, the newest installment of our series is called "something in common." actors jeff bridges and chris pine met up in los angeles to talk about their new movie it's called "hell or high water." this modern day western is distributed by cbs films, a division of cbs corporation and it opens in theaters tomorrow. bridges and pine talked about their careers growing up in hollywood and something else
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>> you guys aren't rolling? >> we are rolling. >> you're rolling now? >> the town looks busy. >> a little bit. >> not a bad shot. >> a great shot. >> a drone shot or manage? >> yeah. >> don't do it, guys. >> definitely what appealed to me about the film is how morally ambiguous it was. >> ambiguity? that is one of the things that attracted me to the script in the first place, because life seems so ambiguous, you know? what is good and what is bad? >> you know, here is a guy who is just at wit's end on how to
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circumstances, i felt, for my character. >> do you want to get us killed? huh? you find yourself preparing in different ways. you have a methodology, or do you just attack the project? >> i think i sort of do. i think i have sort of a method. i look inside myself and figure out what are some aspects of my own personality that kind of parallel and something i might i'll just kick to the curb. >> not responsible! i don't feel guilty. you got it easy. i'm out there every day, every [ bleep ] day trying to figure out what the hell i'm doing. my father really encouraged me to get into acting. he loved it so much. >> really? >> oh, yeah. he taught all of the basics. tell me what your relationship
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>> like you, i grew newspaper a show biz family and just around him. so it was just a language like at the dinner table, whereas, my friends whose parents were doctors and i guess you could say they could talk about the surgery. my dad would come home from the set of whatever guest star he was doing that day and say we did that scene. did you see the new pacino film? you were talking about it all the time so i processed it a lot of it that way. they cn' supportive and i think a blessing growing up. we grew up in l.a. and a town where this was done and totally normal and a part of life. >> don't worry about me. i can't get lost out there. i know it pretty good. what roles have had the biggest impact on your life? >> the dude. >> i'm the dude! so that is what you call me. you know? that, or his dudeness or duder
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thing. >> i was so happy when i first met you. obviously, from my generation and many others, we were hoping you were as cool and as neat as "the dude." and you were actually "the dude"! this is what i wanted to ask you too. because i always watch it and i think, all of the ums and uhs. >> every script. >> this could be a lot more, um, might not be such a simple ah you know? >> what in god's totally game are you blabbering about? >> dude, man. >> i'm a clicker guy when i watch tv and i'll come on and say, ah, i'll watch it until he licks the ball and i'll go. look. i cannot stop it! >> i love that you appreciate that as much as we do. >> do it so good.
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>> magnify it. >> do i worry about getting typecast? >> what is this? how do you avoid that? >> this business has a way, if you've done one thing well, they try to make as many films and as much money off of that version of you that they can. but if you're a curious human being, then i think that curiosity can't really be stamped out and you will f thing. >> when i was starting out my career, i was really concerned about not developing too strong of persona. and so i really tried to kind of mix it up and now -- now i've kind of gotten to where you are where i'm kind of less concerned about that. and i think some of the greatest casting is where they cast
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something that we both share is mu music. >> have you ever had a band? >> no. >> i've been in a band. toub how do you know how fun it is? >> yeah, i know. ? you got me running you got me hiding you got me hide run run hide the way you want ? >> you only started performing publicly after "crazy heart" ? you want to be somebody now i'm somebody else ? >> something so negative about being on stage as a musician or i think about that even with stand-up comedy or something. like this is it, this is what i got. >> i tend to relate to so many other things that i do in life in that way. you know, so when i'm performing
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just doing a jam. ? now that i need you by my side ? >> i can only say jeff bridges is one of my favorite people. i mean, he is clearly the dude. >> yes. >> he is clearly the coolest guy. >> well done. it's nice to see the interaction between the two of them. i now want to see the movie. evenho suggestive questions, you could see they had a natural conversation and really good to see. >> chri didn't know his dad wase
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evening news" with scott pelley
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north carolina news starts now. good thursday morning, we follow breaking news. fire crews from multiple departments are on site at 3545 willtree drive. details continuing to come into our newsroom. this is what we know so far. the fire story house. we have a crew on scene and the flames did go through the roof. wee have not heard of any reported injuries. you can look for updated information online at also, starting today at noon. raleigh firefighters are not giving up their fight for higher pay. more than 400 firefighters are raising money for an ad campaign. many are leaving to work at other agencies because they
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city council did approve a raise. durham police are searching for the man who stole a car with children still inside. police say the carjacking happened last night at a shopping center on avondale drive. officers found the car minutes later. the children still safe inside. the suspect is still on the run. anyone with information should contact police. work out early voting rules for this november. the reason for this is, when a federal court struck down the voter id law, it restored an voting. the issue is, the court didn't say how many or where those should be. all counties must approve all early voting plans by the 19th of this month. >> and people will have their say about a proposed minor league football stadium. just last month, they took a trip to the communications in columbia, south carolina, to get a feel for the operation there. tonight's hearing starts at
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good morning, alyssa. >> just about 8:56 right now on this thursday morning. look at this. a pretty perfect picture from the raleigh durham international airport. nice mix of sun and clouds. 77degrees. temperatures elsewhere in the 80s in rocky mount, fayetteville still at 76. clayton both at 79. we have the mid 70s, and looking northward, mid 70s in henderson and durham as you start off yo high today of 92. a very small chance for a shower or storm and best chance for that unsettled weather will be south and east of the triangle. we make it to 92 tomorrow. most of us on the dry side. same set up for our saturday. and it looks like 93 will hold steady as we look towards sunday with an isolated storm or two in the afternoon. scattered showers and storms are in our forecast as we head into early next week. we'll be back by 90.
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gears and check in with traffic. the big picture showing everywhere that we see a red icon, we are seeing accidents on this thursday morning. i want to start you off in orange county near hillsboro. look at that trail of red. really going to cause some delays. maybe you're commuting towards the durham area. we have an accident, these two accidents we've been watching for an lewisburg road southbound near mitchell road. it looks like traffic moving a lot freer in this direction. perry pines drive, also still an accident in that region this morning. this one also in the clearing stages. i-40 westbound. that's the i-440 exit, and further down i-40 in the eastbound lanes, we're looking at an accident near 295. the westbound lanes are showing some slow and go action this morning.
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>> he's been in, out of jail the whole five years of our relationship. >> judge judy: that's not a testament to your good judgment. >> it really isn't. >> announcer: she gave him every chance. >> judge judy: what were you incarcerated for? >> i was incarcerated for drug possession. >> and trafficking. >> announcer: but this time... >> thinks he's mr. pimp daddy. >> announcer: ...maybe love won't conquer all. >> judge judy: you're finished with him. >> it's all done. stick a fork in me. i'm done. you are about to enter the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. the people are real. the cases are real. the people are real. the cases are real. the rulings are final. captions paid for by cbs television distribution >> earnest smith is suing his ex-girlfriend, stephanie speakes, for selling his car while he was in jail, as well as for property that was either lost or stolen.


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