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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, august 11, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." president trump ramped up his tough talk against north korea. >> he's disrespected our country greatly. he has said things that are horrific. and with me, he's not getting away with it. >> but the defense secretary is stressing diplomacy. and mr. trump takes aim at senate republican leader mitch mcconnell telling him to get back to work. plus a car plunges seven stories from a sparking garage with the driver inside.
good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. president trump is standing by his words days after his fire and fury warning to north korea, mr. trump says perhaps he wasn't stern enough. meanwhile concern is growing in guam. the target of north korea's latest threat. teri okita is in london with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. right now there has been no change in the security threat level in guam, but the governor there is asking residents to be prepared for a possible attack. u.s. military forces on guam are at the ready after a threat from north korea that it's finalizing plans to launch four missiles near the islands. residents woke up to this local headline have mixed feelings of how worried they should be that the latest war of words might result in anua
>> pretty scary. >> they threaten us? bring it. the u.s. is strong. i'm pretty sure we got 'em. >> reporter: that is a sentiment president trump echoed thursday at his golf club in new jersey. >> he does something in guam, it will be an event the likes of which nobody has seen before what will happen in north korea. >> reporter: as for criticism that president trump earlier this week ramped up the rhetoric too dramatically with his promise of fire and fury, mr. trump disagree s. >> maybe it wasn't tough enough. they have been doing this to our country for a long time. >> reporter: secretary of defense james mattis insists that i while the military is prepared, he is still optimistic about a peaceful resolution. >> you can see the american effort is diplomatically led. it has diplomatic traction, it is gaining diplomatic results. and i want to stay right there. >> reporter: president trump says the u.s. wil
technology by billion of dollars, the details of which he hopes to unveil as early as next week. president trump also said he was optimistic that china which is north korea's primary trade partner will step up and do hel. >> thank you so much. ahead this morning john dickerson discusses the north korea developments. and you can learn about how the u.s. is preparing for a nightmare scenario with north korea, watch cbsn on assignment, it ayers monday night at 10:00, right here on cbs and our streaming network cbsn. president trump is taking aim at mitch mcconnell over the republican failed effort to repeal and replace obamacare. mr. trump also reacted for the first time to the fbi raid at the northern virginia home of paul manafort, his former
campaign manager. major garrett reports. >> i'm very disappointed in mitch. >> reporter: president trump used two separate appearances at his private golf club to express frustration with mitch mcconnell for republican's failure to repeal and replace obamacare. the two men spoke by phone. >> i said mitch, get to work and let's get it done. they should have had this last one done. they lost by one vote. for a thing like that to happen is a disgrace and frankly, it shouldn't have happened. >> reporter: earlier this week, mcconnell portrayed the president as an amateur who set counter productive deadlines. >> our new president of course has not been in this line of work before. and i think had excessive expectations about how quickly things happen in the democratic process. >> reporter: the president would not say his most important republican ally should step do you know, but he didn't rule it out either. >> if hesn
replace done and if he doesn't get taxes done, meaning cuts and reform, and if he doesn't get a very easy one to get done infrastructure, he doesn't get them done, then you can ask me that question. >> reporter: mr. trump also reaeskted for the first time to the raid on the home of paul manafort as part of the russia investigation. >> i thought it was a very, very strong signal or whatever, they do that very seldom. so i was surprised to see it. i was very, very surprised to see it. >> reporter: but the president dismissed reports he was considering firing mueller. >> i haven't given it any thought. i'm not dismissing anybody. >> reporter: the president also reacted to russian president vladimir putin's decision to expel hundreds of diplomatic workers from the iembassy in russia. >> i want to thank him because we're trying to cut down on
payroll so as far as i'm concerned, i'm very thankful that he let go of a large number of people because now we have a smaller payroll. there is no real reason for them to go back. >> reporter: the president also said his relationship with attorney general jeff sessions is fine. and that he is most concerned about leaks coming from the intelligence community, not those ecmanating from warring factions within the white house which he said are trying to demonstrate their, quote, love for him. major gargarrett, cbs news. president trump says the opioid epidemic is a national emergency and his administration is drafting papers to make it official. a week ago a white house commission recommended the president declare a national emergency. >> the opioid crisis is an emergency and i'm saying officially right now it is an emergency. it is a national emergency. we're going to spend a lot of time, a lot of effort and a lot of money on the opioid crisis. >> the
unlock more support and resources to address the epidemic. senator john mccain says american is adrift in ag and it is time to turn the tide. the arizona republican promoted a new strategy that includes increasing the number of u.s. counterterrorism force respect in afghanistan. mccain wants those forces to have more latitude in targeting the taliban, isis and other terrorist groups. dramatic allegations are emerging from the preliminary hearing over the death of a fwra sternity pledge at pen state. the lead detective looking into the death of tim piazza has testified and he suspects crucial video taken inside the beta theta pi house was purposely reof erased and that charges could result. >> it appears that the tape was erased. the revelation videotape existed in the basement which was
stunning development. >> a judge is deciding if there is sufficient evidence against 16 fraternity members to send their cases to trial. taylor swift insisted during an hour of testimony that a denver disc jockey grabbed her bare back side during a meet and greet before a concert. the singer said it was a long grab and she lurched away. the alleged assault occurred when she posed for a picture with david mueller in 2013. mueller denies groping swift. testimony resumes today. in alabama, powerful storms brought flash flooding to the huntsville area in the northern part of the state. heavy rain and thunderstorms swamped the region. some areas got several inches of rain in just a few hours. thunderstorms are expected this weekend. and the governor of louisiana has declared a state of emergency for new orleans where the water pumping system is malfunctioning in the face of heavy rainfall. the declaration is a
the pump system failed over the weekend after a storm. there are concerns the city is vulnerable to more flooding. >> obviously this is a serious situation, but it's not something to be panicked about. we're going do everything that we can to lean forward, be as responsive as we can be to make sure that we get through this next period of time without undue problems. >> and more rain is expected this weekend. coming up, new hope for humor began transpla human man . engineered pigs may be the key. and stage fright. britney spears is shaken up after a man hops on the stage. this is the "cbs morning news." s up to 12 weeks, which is longer than any relationship i've ever been in. freshness for weeks!
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eclipse is with certified solar glasses. simple sunglasses are not enough. the american astronomical society has a list of reputable eclipse glasses and handheld viewers on its website stamped with this approval code. >> and the other piece of advice, when you are watching with children, be sure the kids keep their eye protection on. it's very exciting for them and they want to take the eye protection off. >> very, very careful. i mean, the warnings that you hear are right. >> reporter: bates still has vision in his left eye. he says this time around, he will watch the eclipse on tv. danielle noting hacnottingham,s. coming up, we speak with the parents of austin tice, the american journalist kidnapped in syria five years ago and why they have new hopes of bringing austin home. i'm anne-marie green. this ismeis the "cbs morning ne"
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it is friday. we made it to the end of the week. good morning everybody and welcome to wake up washington. >> i can't wait to get some sleep this weekend. it has been a long week. >> you have been pulling double duty. certainly appreciate that. we also appreciate the weather forecast. i know we have been talking about the rain in the weekend. >> we will start out with thunderstorm chances today. new model data shows one weekend day is significantly whier than the other.
of days ago and look like about 50 for print -- 50-50 chance the last several days. we are starting off your friday morning with temperatures in the 60s, low 70s. you will feel the extra humidity today. the humidity levels which are what we call dewpoints are on their way up. that means there is a muggy air mass and thunderstorm chances kicking off your friday. it is finally friday guys. we are mostly cloudy this morning. this afternoon we will see hit or miss storms. by 8:00, 9, 10, 11, that is a better chance of seeing some storms come in. they will linger for your saturday. we will take the future cast into saturday afternoon coming up. it was almost pointless to mention that debris on the highway, indian head highway has just been cleared. >> you are good. we're still seeing delays south down but it looks like that debris is gone at least. if you are up on 395 he