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it is wednesday, july 9th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." deadly storms tear through homes and a summer camp packed with kids. we're tracking the severe weather threat for millions this morning. president obama heads to texas where critics say he is not doing enough to stop the child immigration crisis. and it was a world cup big-time meltdown for the ages. how brazil got bashed. but we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> it was insane. i looked out the window and just saw blankets of rain and trees falling everywhere. >> summer storms pound half the country. >> four people killed in upstate new york, winds so powerful they
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ripped apart several homes. >> in a summer camp in maryland, one child died after getting pinned by a falling tree. >> nearly 300,000 customers in the dark. >> israel has launched its biggest offense. >> if hamas stops the firing rocket, you'll step back. >> no, thing we're beyond that point now. >> president obama will talk with governor rick perry when he travels to texas. >> if he's down there with pictures of thousands of children in jail cells, the optics of that are bad. this is president obama's katrina. >> an utter humiliation. >> brazil played off it. >> germany went after them, ba, ba, ba, goal, see you later, good night, drive home safely. >> six vials containing the smallpox virus at the national
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institute of health. >> a man got quite a shock while taking pictures of an intense thunderstorm. >> all that -- >> there's video floating around showing how the new i phone screen is going to be indestructible. >> and i got nothing. >> the pilot found the perfect way to please all the passengers. pizza. >> -- and all that matters. >> sarah palin is called for an impeachment of the president. >> that's all right. >> it's not me, man. i'd go rogue. >> some were wearing a horse's head. >> someone even offered him a hint of marijuana. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this
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morning." charlie rose is off so jeff glor is here. those were some terrible storms last night. >> awful storms, yeah. >> really bad winds. and as a result, tens of thousands of people in the northeast are waking up without power this morning. others face a lot of damage after last night's deadly outbreak. those storms are blamed for at least five deaths. a powerful front caused strong winds. went through a summer camp in maryland and destroyed several houses. vinita nair is there where the storms hit pretty hard. good morning. >> reporter: one addition to the torrential downpour of rain, strong winds. here they were forced to shut down major streets like this one to prevent trees from toppling like the one you see behind me after last night's destruction. the severe line of storms proved deadly as wind gusts topping 60
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miles an hour devastated the area. police say four people in the town of smithfield died after the storm caused several homes to collapse. rescue crews are looking for anyone who may still be trapped underneath the homes. >> we started searching each home. we've got search dogs. we're picking up parts of the house to see if anyone's underneath them. >> in maryland, people were caught off guard with how quickly the damage spread. >> it started getting a little windy and almost instantly something was here. >> in was insane. i mean we looked out the window and just saw blankets of rain and just trees falling everywhere. >> reporter: the picture was the same throughout the northeast. the fast-moving storm also battered maryland. one child was killed by a fallen tree. six others were injured. >> something like this has never happened in our history. it was a freak storm that came up.
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unfortunately this is what is happening. >> reporter: camp officials say they rushed to move the children back inside but couldn't outrun the fast-moving winds. >> obvious lit was pretty traumatic for the campers because obviously they were there when it happened, but we've gotten them all together, all accounted for. >> reporter: and in pennsylvania, at least one tornado was reported. the widespread storm left over 300,000 homes and businesses in that state without power. the massive cleanup is already under way. norah, in terms of power, upstate new york there are about 50,000 people still without it. >> all right. vinita, thank you. this storm is also blamed for two tornadoes in northeast colorado. they cut a path several miles south of cleveland. they caused no major damage to homes. megan glaros of our cbs station wbbm is tracking the storm threat. >> good morning. there will be a risk for thunderstorms once again across the northeast but the intensity
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and frequency could be there. there could be downpours, gusty winds and small hail and thunderstorms. heavy rain will be focused across portions of the mid-atlantic and down to the deep south over the next 48 hours. and on this wednesday there's a possibility of thunderstorms from california all the way through to the east coast. we're talking about maine to florida. washington state all the way down to the southern tip of texas. it's going to be an active day with the lone holdout. it should be the one dry area across the country. looking at main threats for severe weather today. the main threat will be strong winds and large hail across portions of colorado, nebraska, and kansas. norah and jeff? >> thank you, vinita. president obama is headed to texas. local leaders are ready to tell him what they think of the flooding of immigrants. president obama is asking congress for billions to address
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it. major garrett is live. good morning. >> good morning. it will focus mostly on raising money for the re-election, not what the president used to call a humanitarian crisis but now referred to by as a humanitarian situation. by whatever term it's all become a big political headache. president obama arrived there tuesday. the white house hastily added an event later today in dallas to discuss the burgeoning crisis of unaccompanied migrants on the border. governor rick perry has criticized the government for foot-dragging. the president will not tour the u.s./mexico border. that provoked texas senator john cornyn who brought a map on the
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senate flow. >> but if you refuse to go out of stubborn pride or whatever it is, then you're simply going to be ignorant of what are the best ways we can work together to solve this underlying problem. go to the border. just 500 miles away. "air force one." easy to get there. won't take much time. spend an hour on the ground. >> reporter: the white house is asking koj for $3.7 it's to house, feed and offer medical care and pay for judges and border patrol personnel to speed up the deportation personnel for those who don't qualify for asylum. a 2008 anti-trafficking law guarantees a hearing before deportation for anyone outside of u.s. seeking haven.
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protests outside the white house many this world series add voe indicates those brought to the president personally. due process that leads to deportation is unjust. >> we believe that we as a country are not treating those victims as who they are. they are victims. we need to treat them that way. >> the president is advancing and they'll use video conferences to move them through the process, a process in the end that will probably result to many of the children being returned to the central american country that they fled. norah? >> thank you. and this morning air assault could lead to fighting on the ground. they will attack 160 targets inside gaza today and they may call up 40,000 reserve troops. meanwhile gaza is firing more rockets into southern israel.
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those attacks are getting uncomfortably close. good morning. >> good morning. its was just after 8:00 here local time and yesterday they rang out time and time again across southern israel. not just in the town close to the border with gaza but here 40 miles away in tel aviv. its reigning missiles rained down on gaza in air strikes. israel's government says it's responding to rocket attacks by terrorists and trying to stop them. they're the group that governs the gaza strip. civilians have been caught up in the bombardment. palestinian doctors claim more than two dozen people died yesterday.
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several of them children. this man said his brother was killed sitting in his own home. he said, what can i say. we'll leave it up to god. but instead of stopping the rocket attacks palestinian militants are now firing missiles deep sbeer the territory. a leader from mammas said all of israelis are now legitimate targets. on the outskirts of tel aviv this wedding party was cut short by a wail of targets although it was intercepted by the iron dome anti-missile system. but one missile hit 60 miles from gaza, the furthest palestinian militants have ever struck and there are other signs that the militants are becoming more sophisticated. hamas claimed responsibility for this amphibious incursion yesterday onto a beach near an israeli bachls all five fighters were eventually killed.
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both say they're forced to act by the other side, but in doing so, both sides are fueling the violence. and in this part of the world, they look as far as they have ever been from a real lasting peace. jeff? >> holly, thank you very much. this morning we learn birds caused a deadly u.s. helicopter crash. four u.s. crew members died when their helicopter went down during training in eastern england. the copter hid a not of geese. it knocked the pilot and co-pilot unconscious. the cdc is looking into a startling mystery. they want to know how six vials of small pox has been stored. they stumbled on the deadly pathogens. the tubes sat there apparently for decades. dr. jon lapook is with us.
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good morning. >> good morning. >> we know there are two labs in the world, cdc and the one in russia. how did this happen? >> they come across a cardboard box with kohn and le sees old test tubes. one is labeled typhus mumps and then he sees smallpox. >> i understand even the white house was informed. >> right. the national security council was informed, and the reason is smallpox was supposedly eradicated in 1980. and all of the world's supplies were supposedly destroyed in the two places you mentioned. so the question is how did it end up in the storage concern and that was of great concern. >> was anybody exposed in. >> nobody was exposed. they immediately moved it to a secure facility.
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they analyzed it into the wee hours. >> some workers a few months ago mishandled samples of anthrax and now smallpox which is supposed to be gone. roy's going on? >> i think they said clearly there was a break in protocol and make sure i nerves it happens again. they say it's like finding a babe ruth card in their attic. they're encouraging everyone in the united states to do an inventory. >> it could be considered a bioterrorism threat. >> yes. >> thank you. law enforcement officials in southern california are trying to calm tensions. the video captured a highway patrol officer punching a woman
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repeatedly last week. as teri okita reports it's bridging back the confrontation in los angeles. >> reporter: we know the woman in this video is marlene pinnock, a 51-year-old great dwranld mother who was seen walking on a business california freeway on july 1st. >> why is the officer entitled to anonymity? obviously you're trying to cover something up. >> reporter: the chp says the officer tried to order her to stop and she refused. >> the response was one of the grave concerns if not shocking. >> caller: the cpp commissioner met with community leaders tuesday. >> we hope this was not an abusz by other cph offices. >> on local radio questions are
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being raised about the officers state of mind. he also worked on the rodney king beating case. would you say it's one of the worst case you've seen? >> it's the worst case i've seen by a woman being beated by a teenager. >> reporter: the chp commissioner said he's not allowed by law to release the name. >> i would like to see them take action and fire them so he's not able to do this to someone else's mother or grandmother. and this morning brazil's world cup dreams and high expectations are wiped out. one newspaper calls it a historic humiliation. they gave up a staggering seven
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goals to germany. it was brazil's worst la loss in 94 years. it left hundreds of soccer fans stunned. >> many argue that would not have made much of a difference. >> this is absolutely beyond belief. >> brazil suffered the worst defeat in cup history following germany's lead. the germans tore through the brazilian defense with machine-like efficiency scoring the first goal in the 11th minute. at one point germany netted four goals in seven minutes. >> he plays it.
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trying to make sure and they do make sure. seven. and brazil had just been played off the puck. >> translator: i want to apologize to the world, to the people, brazilian defensor david luis said. i just wanted to see my people smile. >> brazilian fans watched the world cup victory slip away. before this loss they hadn't lost a home game since 1970. a mass robbery marked a stampede of world cup fans and outside sao paolo locals set a bus on fiefrmt police are investigating it. the stunning defeat at the haends of the germans will halt
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it. >> this map shows twitter tircht around the map. yellow, brazil, red, germany. there were 6.25 million tweets marki making it the most. >> i was stunned. >> one of the most insane results i've ever seen. >> incredible. >> good game. >> indeed. at
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good morning i'm ukee washington. after that wild weather came through lets see is what up for now, here's katie, good morning. thankfully things are quiet, you can see a little bit of wet weather over my shoulder on storm scan three. we did have a round of showers through southeastern, new jersey that came through earlier this morning. those have since moved out over the opened ocean water but problem is we're not in the clear just yet. we are continuing, to see some additional scattered showers and thunderstorms firing up, i think throughout the the afternoon especially in towards the evening but it is still hot and humid. we are getting enough sunshine that we have a good shot at making that run for the latest heat wave. the high is expected to reach 90 degrees in the city. we will drop down to 71 tonight, still with storms early in the evening especially and then by tomorrow we will ease up on the thermometer a bit but we will likely still see a spotty
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shower or storm around, torey, over to you. >> thanks, katie. we are hoping the the rush will ease up but not just yet. traveling on the the schuylkill expressway this is eastbound delays heading downtown, heading eastbound and western suburbs we are experiencing high volume around conshohocken and westbound around city avenue. still watch out for suspension of the chestnut hill east regional rail line and route 101 trolley is shuttle busing between scenics avenue to media, ukee. >> next update 7:55. are the cards stacked against atlantic city from closing casinos to stiff competition why businesses in ac continue to fold. for more local news, weather traffic and sports we are on the cw philly on these channels.
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take a look at this. this dark blue patch of water is the result of anchovies. it was taken in la jolla, california, near san diego. scientists say it's the biggest gathering on anchovies in 30 years. >> wow. can you say caesar salad, anyone? >> can you say pizza? >> you put anchovies on pizza? >> why not. >> it's too salty. >> that's the oil. but they're still healthy for you i i'm going to pass. welcome back. >> welcome back, everybody. all right. coming up in this half hour, it could be a big step in battling alzheimer's disease. a leading neurologist is in our
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toyota green room and he'll tell us about the simple blood test that could show who is at risk and what it means for treating alzheimer's. plus, atlantic city is losing its luster with casinos coaching. the beach resort is closing. they tell us why gaming no longer takes center stage, that's ahead. right now headlines around the globe. "usa today" says gas prices may have peaked through the year during the fourth of july weekend. because of crude oil, prices keep falling. the national average for a gallon of regular is $3.65. that's down two cents from last week. still 18 cents higher than a year ago. analysts say parts of the country could see prices drop below $3 after labor day. >> hallelujah. >> yeah. the climate agreement involves companies and research institutes. secretary john kerry is in beijing this morning. he said both sides are committed
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to keeping the talks going. they put out more carbon than neff el anywhere else in the world. president obama talked with chancellor angela merkel thursday but didn't know someone was arrested the day before for passing secrets to the cia. there's a second spy case that could involve the u.s. the "washington post" looks at amazon's offer of the author's company. they're reporting over ebook pricing. amazon proposes the authors get 100% of the sales price until the issue is resolved. >> dubai's emirates air orders 150 boeing 777. it makes it the largest product
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lunch -- largest product launch in history. >> they'll be celebrating with more than a lunch. >> indeed. >> the seattle time looked at the large crowd that showed up to marijuana stores on tuesday. this morning marijuana shops are preparing for another busy day. adriana diaz is inside cannabis city, the only store open in seattle. >> reporter: good morning. at the final tally, more than 900 people made their way into this store yesterday and throughout the day the shop kept up a pace of 100 sales an hour. >> it's time to free the weed. >> reporter: at 12:00 toon at high noon, the ribbon was cut for the first time. 65-year-old deborah green, who waited in line for nearly 24 hours, was their first customer. >> my gosh, who would have
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thought. it used to be, hey, i got some good bud here, $20, do you want it. you didn't know what you were getting. >> reporter: it's one of the four retail stores currently open for business. more than 300 retail licenses are set to be issued. the holdup, marijuana medical dispensaries are unregulated. while they were transiting from medical to recreational, washington had to make a fresh start and less than 10% of approved growers were ready to harvest in time. short supply and high taxes pushed prices to double the street value. >> everybody i need you up and moving back. >> reporter: still hundreds of people lined the block of seattle's only approved retailer. and while many outside celebrated others took issue with the drug now being readily and legally available. deborah popp -- >> we're going to see people
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that we've never seen before. every park you go to, every large public event there are people openly smoking marijuana. >> reporter: but green thinks the presence of pot will diminish abuse of the drug. >> it's in a form that we can at least start to manage and maybe take some of the scariness away from other people who don't know about it. >> the sales don't come without restrictions. customers can only bystander up to 28 grams at a time. gayle? >> all right, adriana. thank you. scientists may be a step closer in a race to develop a simple blood test on alzheimer's. in a new study researchers report 87% accuracy in predicting who will get this incurrable disease within a year. more than 5 million americans have alzheimer's. it's the sixth leading cause of death. dr. james galvin is a neurologist from the university of langone medical center. good to see you.
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>> good to see you. >> this sounds exciting and significant. is it? >> it can be. the important thing is any new test has to be replicated in a large represented sample to really understand its true importance. >> how does this one work? >> what the study did is they looked at about 1,100 individuals, some with healthy brains, some with alzheimer's disease, most importantly some with mild cognitiveimpairment. many of these individuals but not all will go on to develop alzheimer's disease. >> how is it different than how they tested for it in the past? >> right now we don't have a blood test for alzheimer's disease, so it requires a detailed evaluation and there are some lab tests, one is a spinal tap which is invasive and scary and one is a p.e.t. scan, very is expensive and not available in most places. so we really need a blood test to get a sense of what's happened? >> what do grow if you find it
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earlier? >> three important things. one, if you know you have it, we can start the currently available treatments as soon as possible, but more importantly we have to develop more effective treatments and the only way to do that is to identify people in a earliest stages. most have failed because we tried too late. >> what do you do if you find it early? >> as we develop new therapies we want to modify the disease, reduce sim poms and prolong people's quality of life. >> gayle said this morning if you find out you're going to get alzheimer's within a year, what are you going do? we were talking more about knocking things off the bucket list rather than things because it's too late. >> there's a lot of planning
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hundreds of casino workers in atlantic city will stage a protest today over the planned closing of the showboat hotel. it's the latest in the string of economic troubles hitting the resort town. michelle miller is on the boardwalk as they're looking for ways to stop the losing streak.
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michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. when gambling was legalized here in 1976, it injected new life into the boardwalk empire, but economists said that casino saturation would creep into this market and it looks like those warnings are becoming a reality. this is your vegas strip right here. >> this is my baby and i love it. this is my boardwalk. >> reporter: atlantic city mayor don yardian has only been in office six months but he's already facing changes in the making. >> gaming is always going to be here. >> reporter: but it's no longer the center stage? >> it's no longer the center. >> reporter: since january several have closed or threatened to closed. last month caesar's entertainment announced showboat, one of the four casinos, will be going out of
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business. she's been a cocktail waitress for 18 years. >> i kind of feel like it's a dream right now. >> even revel, the newest and most expensive casino may be out of luck. when the $2.4 billion glass struck were opened two years ago many called it a game-changer. governor chris christie pumped $200 million into the project but revel has filed for bankruptcy twice and could shut its doors next month if it doesn't find a buyer. is it discouraging to see all these closings? >> absolutely. it's devin stating. >> reporter: 86-year-old pinky kravitz is a livelong resident here. he's worried about the thousands who could soon be out of work. >> what i have found is when tees people go, where do they go? what do they do? >> reporter: the biggest bottom
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line, where i do they go. casino revenue plunged from a high of $5.2 billion in 2006 to just $2.9 billion last year. shouldn't market saturation have been part of the industry's calculations? >> yes. simple as that. absolutely. if i was a marketing guy in the casino, they should be firing me. >> reporter: the mayor's solution, look beyond the slots. at the bogota, look at the revenue from other things like the shows. >> they live much closer to another option. they choose us because we have a better product. if you don't provide that in atlantic city, people will go to a closer competitor. >> and the signs of a changing landscape are evident. there are reports that it will be turned into a new luxury hotel without a casino, gayle.
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>> that is a changing sign of the times. i think that i should put pinky kravitz on the road. >> what a great name. >> greatest na a missouri wochl is haunted by a home's hidden past. what she l learned about its da secret and the land lady who wouldn't let her leave. that's next on "cbs this morning."
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west of flagstaff, arizona. isn't that what they're doing, jeff? >> we were doing that on the break, yeah. >> you don't have to reveal everything that goes on here. >> all right. >> you know? >> i was going to say, that's what charlie, norah and i do every morning. >> i'm glad i was able to join for a day. >> we give good licking around here. >> what is going on right now? >> that was really good, really good. >> i didn't mean it any other way. good thing. a missouri woman is counting the days until she gets to move. that is until she gets to live at her place. she learned about the home's past from a family member who saw it in a documentary about a serial killer. >> this whole basement was basically his torture chamber, and it's not okay. >> really not okay. mcghau was asked to be let out
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blank good morning, i'm erika von tiehl, i want to head right over to kate which nasty storms, hoping for a better forecast today. >> you said it, these storms are out of here but i cannot unfortunately report we are in the clear because we have yet to see our latest cold front cross through. it is still draped nearby, so until this completely clears out we will be dodging some potentially unsettled weather as we call it. when we say that what we're talking about is scattered shower or storm, nothing anywhere near as severe as what yesterday produced but still hot and steamy. high still should hit 90 which will make it a heat wave. seventy-one the spec low. still thunderstorms. especially.
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tomorrow still an additional shower or storm popping up but easing on the thermometer readings, torey, over to you. good morning, everyone. traveling on i-95 northbound we are picking up remnants of the accident making your way beyond academy. police still there in the shoulder, and opened, finally is that right-hand lane and there is that vehicle right there but we do still have rush hour delays dropping speeds down to 16, seven on the schuylkill, 16 on the blue route and watch out for an accident i-95 southbound at 202, erika. torey, thank you. next update 85:00. next up this morning with every goal at the world cup there is a captivating call, elaine keyano takes you behind the the scenes to listen to the voiceces of the game. your local news
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2014. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including crumbs falling to bits. is there a lesson for other food chance. but first here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> in addition to that torrential downpour of rain, there were also really strong gusts of wind. >> unfortunately this is what's happened. >> the pr is pressing ahead with deportations. advisers can see this is becoming a big political headache. >> israel and palestinian militants say they're forced to act by the other side. >> smallpox was supposedly eradicated in 1980. the question is how does it end up in this storage room, and that was of great concern.
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>> go, go. utter humiliation. >> i mean i was stunned. five goals in 18 minutes. >> one of the most insane sports results i've ever seen. >> the most discussed single sports game ever on twitter. >> it's time to free the weed. >> customers can only bystander up to 28 grams at a time. >> economists said that casino saturation would creep into this market. those warnings are becoming a reality. >> more than 116 years old, she is the oldest living person in the united states of america and they said, do you have any regrets. she said, yeah, i wish i had. left "the view." today's "eye opener" at 8:00 is presented by comfort inn. yep. "the view" changes it up. that's a good one. i'm gayle king with jeff glor. charlie rose is off today. parts of central new york faces massive cleanup after storms
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ripped through the region. four people were kill last night in smithfield, east of syracuse. storms damaged homes the. >> one boy was killed at a summer camp in maryland. this morning more than 200,000 homes and businesses in the northeast are still without power. president obama travels to texas today where he'll meet with governor rick perry and local leaders. they'll discuss the recent spike of illegal immigrants crossing the border. manuel bojorquez went to south texas to follow the trail. he is in waco. manuel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. texas highways are being used as a pipeline for human trafficking, the quickest way to big cities in texas and other states but the journey begins far south, and for many that means crossing rugged ranchland. >> temperatures, you know, get up to 100 degrees. >> reporter: this man manages a
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13 thousa 13,000-acre ranch. it's become a pathway for illegal immigrants. he showed us one spot where they rest. water bottles and clothes are scattered between the trees. so how many people would stop at a place like this? >> 15 to 20. >> 15 to 20 people. >> yeah. >> at least once a week. >> right. at least. >> reporter: he set up a water station to help prevent deaths but in the last two weeks he's discovering two bodies. >> somebody lost a loved one, you know. and some family member down there wherever it was doesn't even know that this guy died. >> reporter: the 100-degree heat means more bodies are being found. the deaths are tracked by the chief's county deputy martinez. this binder documents 37 bodies found so far this year, the youngest a 19-year-old from
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honduras. for every body that you do find, how many more are out there? >> i'd say at least five. i just can't understand why we're letting this happen. >> reporter: though it's not on the border, brooks county does have a federal checkpoint on a major highway. something lers bypass the checkpoint by making immigrants walk around it through private ranches. 300 bodies have be found in the body since 2011. >> they're not equipped do the journey. they're told that it's quick, they're told that it's easy, and it's not. not with this weather and not with this terrain. >> the search of men, women, and children has been building for five years and while national helicopters are built with infrared, they can only capture so many. >> as long as this immigration issue doesn't have closure to it, they're going to keep coming. >> reporter: and ranchers know
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the death toll is going to keep rising. are you concerned about the hot months ahead, that you'll find more bodies? >> yes, yes. it will increase, i tell you. >> reporter: 2012 was the deadliest with 129 bodies recovered. this year deputies say they're on track to reach at least 100. norah? >> manuel, thank you. this is just such a huge story, the failure of policy in washington on this issue and what's happening in guatemala and honduras and the fact there there are 52,000. >> i instagrammed a picture of an 8-year-old boy crossing the border by himself. >> and to hear the cattleman say somebody's relative has died and they don't know that. >> it's going get worse. >> makes you think. >> great reporting, manuel. and the veterans affair's department executive is apologizing this morning.
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investigators are studying 67 cases where v.a. employees say they were disciplined for pointing out problems. four v.a. workers testified at a congressional hearing last night and after hearing their stories, one committee was quick to challenge the v.a. number 2 health official. >> it's ours. aisle committed to try and address these issues i i'm not -- i apologize for interrupting. i'm not convinced. i don't know you pers, so you c take it personally. you can say you're appalled, outraged, deep lis disappointed. that's all been said before. what we need now, this is what we have done, what we're currently doing, and what we will do. i haven't heard anything from you tonight that the u.s. secretary will change the culture and responses we're getting at this hearing. >> message heard. >> he told the committee he was
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very disillusioned and sickened that v.a. employees were silenced. >> before he leaves for texas, president obama is heading to colorado. when he arrived in denver last night the president decided to walk to a meet oong the economy with five colorado residents. he shook hands with dozens lining the sidewalk. he even ran into someone who for some unknown reason was wearing a horse head mask. how did he get in? >> then the president went to a bar to mean colorado governor john hickenlooper. at some point someone asked president obama if he wanted a hit of marijuana. he laugh thad idea off. you know it is allowed there. he did have a peer with the governor and played some pool. he sank an eight ball to win. they have picked cleveland. the city is expected to host the 2016 national convention. they chose cleveland over dallas. it's a sign of how important
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ohio is as a presidential swing state. the democratic party was also considered cleveland. it's a popular place. george clooney is lashing out about a story about his fiancee. clooney says the story is completely fabricated and irresponsible. in "usa today" clooney wrote, when they put my family and friends in harm's way, they cross far beyond laughable tabloid and into the inciting violence. they must be very proud. >> you're right. it's very unusual for him to respond because he's in the tabloids all the time. a flight. the pilot wenent the extra
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i stopped the world, hi stopped the plane. a pilot ordered pizza for the entire plane after his flight from washington was diverted to wyoming and held on the tarmac for hours because of bad weather. pizza for the whole plane. flight attendants headed out 45 pies to the passengers. how did they get the pizza on the tarmac? >> the pilot knows people.
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>> good stuff. >> very nice. >> the plane took off. >> that's going to cause stranded passengers to say why can't you be like the frontier pilot. >> with anchovies. >> i know domino's pizza is good, so they were in good hands. that's nice. before man walked on the moon, one film pushed the universe. >> science fiction minds came together to create a world that seemed like the future. the result was the film "2001 space odyssey." i'm mark phillips. how the future became the past, coming up on "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by publishers clearinghouse and pch.com.
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stand up to cancer will take over prime-time tv again later this summer. the fund-raiser will be shown simultaneously on 30 cable and broadcast networks including cbs, yay. already raising more than $260 million for research. gwyneth paltrow who lost her dad to cancer returns as co-producer. the commercial-free program
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returns on friday, september 5th. a highly decorated soldier died in afghanistan under mysterious circumstances. we're shown how those he left behind are now on a mission of their own. >> he has five deployments over ten years. sergeant first class anthony viness fought for america. as a green beret he earned two purple hearts and two bronze stars. one for valor during a fierce two-day fire fight in afghanistan. despite being wounded he refused to be evacuated and stayed on the battlefield alongside his fellow soldiers. former captain danny field was his team leader. >> anthony would be my first choice on the dream team. when you think of a hero, anthony is it for me. >> reporter: but on january
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20th, 2010 this green beret lie dead on his bunk. days before coming home to his wife and daughter aalexia. >> i told her daddy wasn't going to come home anymore and she screamed and screamed. i think that was probably the worst part. >> adding to her grief was the mystery surrounding her husband's death. she was stunned when the army labeled his death as accident from mixed drug intoxication. an autopsy found high levels of opiates mixed with heroin and marijuana. there was no evidence how it was ingested and now signs of prior abuse. >> you find out heroin is in his system and marijuana is in his system. what's your reaction when you see that?
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>> i was shocked. he didn't want to even take tylenol for his headaches because he didn't like it. >> what do you think happened to him that night? what do you think happened? >> i don't know. that's what i want to know. >> that determination grew when the army declared his dealt not in the line of duty not in the line of conduct. it tarnished his military record and denied death benefits. she appealed it. it revealed that on the night before he died sergeant vinetz was in pain from combat injuries and seeking medical attention. because of missing medical records and lack of evidence that he took the drugs on his own free will, special forces argued the case should be re-evaluated. but the army refused to reverse its decision, leaving sergeant vinetz's family without the education and medical benefits on which they counted. >> this family is not being
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taken care of in the way that they should be. >> reporter: amy nigh berger miller works for taps, a transition program that helps thousands of military families. >> there's so me questions about what haened the night he died that just don't make sense and at the end of the day what we still have is a widow and two little children who are without benefits, whose husband and father will never come home. >> reporter: for her it's not only a battle of benefits. it's a question of her husband's death should erase his distinguished service in life. >> he's somebody who sacrificed so much and has gotten nothing in return. >> ten years that my husband gave to the military. he's now just another file on someone's death. >> what is it that drives you to clear your husband's name?
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>> his legacy. it's for my children. my children deserve one day to be able to stand there and be proud of their dad. >> taps says it rarely sees not in the line of duty rulings especially involving special forces. this ruling could be worth as much as a million dollar. >> gayle, this is such a heartbreaking story because you think about five tours of duty over ten years and the family doesn't get the benefits. is there any chance the army will reverse the ruling? it's up to the review board. it requires proof. there's so many questions in this case. where did he get the drugs. did he know what he was taking? we also don't know exactly which medications he may have been prescribed. >> powerful and heartbreaking, gayle. nice to see you.
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good morning, i'm ukee washington. we're tracking clean up efforts after last night's quick moving storms left tens of thousands without power. utility crews work throughout the night to replace wires pulled down by falling tree limbs, and big time high wind. right now chester county has most outages around the region. peco energy is working to get power restored before we have to crank up those air conditioners once again. lets check with katie because those storms came through fast and furious. >> they did, they had forward movement but about 40 miles an hour, ukee at their height and they were more win driven then anything but heavy rain came as we all know at this point, but there is a lull. you can see green out to sea, to the southwest, a sign basically we are not
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completely out of the woods just yet. we are flirting with 80 degrees outside whitefield elementary school in west lawn pennsylvania. we may have a scattered shower or late thunderstorm and that goes for everybody, guys because this front is still trying to push through. but we should get enough sunshine and enough location toss call it a heat wave officially. we are shooting for 90 in the city. next couple days in the as hot but we will clear out more and more with every passing day. vittoria, over to you. unfortunately we have a disable vehicle on the westbound side of the vine street expressway this little guy right here compromising right-hand lane approaching parkway and anytime something happens on the westbound vine that will affect 95, southbound in a big way where we are already slow, between approaching betsy ross bridge and vine street expressway. keep that in mind heading in the city. we are still dealing with the suspension of the the chestnut hill east regional rail line as a result of yesterday's storms and route 101 trolley is shuttle busing between scenic avenue to media, ukee. next update 8:55. up next this morning it could
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be the most important sign fiction movie have of all time an eye opening look at the making ofof 2001: a space odyssey, that is next. we're on the cw philly on
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the one word that matters most in soccer. >> goal! >> there you go. we sure heard a lot of that yesterday in brazil. it's not just a word. it's an art form. elaine quijano visits a local sports program. plus 60 years ago "2001 space odyssey" was only an idea. stanley kubrick madet not only a picture but a reality. that's ahead. right now it's time to show you this morning's headlines. bloomberg is hiring interns out
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o of high school to gain an edge. high-tech people began an edge. they get up to $7,000 a month. one intern was invited to meet his boss, facebook ceo mark zuckerberg. >> "vanity fair" looks at prince george's birthday. the story is about the challenges. they have tried to maintain privacy and normalcy amidst demands for pictures of their baby borm. >> i think the idea of being normal doesn't fit very happily alongside being a royal. but i think if anyone personifies it can happen, it's prince william. they made it very clear when prince george was born that, yes, the public would have some access to their son, there would be pictures, but the rest of the time they wanted to enjoy their
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son in a private capacity as a private family. >> aft first they damt want to hire extra help, remember that? but the royal couple eventually hired a nanny whose credentials include self-defense, high-speed driving and handling the paparazzi. >> i didn't know nannies had that stuff. jake close gave his opinion about the controversy to a pennsylvania newspaper. his name and photo were printed. police saw it and arrested him on sunday for jumping bail in a dui case. in the year 2000, carrie and miranda turn eed cupcakes into case. culinary arts can go stale. a national chain of cup cake shops closed their dires on monday, telling their employees, this is your last day, you get to go home, yikes.
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cbs news analyst mellody hobson is in chicago. good morning. >> good morning. >> i went to the crumbs in my neighborhood just to have a moment of silence just to say, yes, it is true. what actually went wrong? >> this is the classic case of the one-hit wonder. this is a company that built its entire business on one product. the product was a fad. we have seen this movie before. tcby, mrs. fields, krispy kreme. in those situations those companies managed to survive but much smaller from their peak. a company in the case of crumbs basically by the end of the day at the time they decided to shut the business, their name was pretty indiggive of how much money they had in the bank, which was very little. >> does this mean the craze is over or crumbs was too big? >> i think the craze is over. this business expanded during
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the time the fad was at its peak and then you're talking about a business where there are no barriersentry. there's no properties you need. you need a mixer and recipes. so lots of lots of people came in and did that. at the same time our tastes changed and our interests in cupcakes has definitely started to wane. >> so there are crumbs cakes selling on ebay for up to $300. gayle is bidding on those if you know. >> gayle wants the black-and-white cookie. >> that's right, norah. set him straight. >> is there any hope for a comeback or is it over? >> you don't know. this is america. anything is possible. maybe they'll license their product to a food company and we can go bystander the batter.
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i wouldn't pay $350 for a cub cake on ebay. there isn't much shelf life there. we saw that with twinkie. >> thank you very much. >> that's what i did. >> was that deliberate? >> that was on purpose. >> it's working. >> first of all if you're doing the cup cake you have to unclud me in the cup cake -- i'm sorry, the polka dot memo. >> it's either this or my itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny bikini and that would not be good in the morning. >> that's coming up on friday. as we've been showing you all morning it's a day for brazil's soccer fans. most of them cannot believe what happened yesterday and tuesday's world cup. the final score, 7-1. at one point germany scored four goals in seven minutes. shocking stuff. all those goals gave play-by-play announcers a bit of a workout.
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elaine quijano is back from to some of the best in the business. good morning. >> good morning. around the world millions have been captivated by this year's cup. they've tuned in on televisions, computers, and radio to cheer on their favorite team. no matter which team takes the pitch, there's one cry that evokes elation or heartache. it's a sound every world cup fan is anxious to hear. >> goal! goal! >> reporter: a sound familiar here at global radio in rio de janeiro where legendary brazilian broadcaster is announcing his 110th world cup broadcast. he has spent decades perfecting his unique sound.
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he said his cry is not just a reflex of the score. it's also a reflex flection of fans. when the team scores there is an explosion of the stadium, he says. the fans shake, jump, dance and he has to make the crowd feel it. he quickly became a hall mark of brazil's beautiful game. today the call has been adopted by commentators across the globe. there's the italian opera. the spanish, announcers spend years perfecting their pitch and personality.
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preparations start here inside one of brazil's broadcasting schools. future announcers study intricate plays, names of players, and most importantly, the call. this man grew up listening to brazil's most famous announcers. you now how to seduce your audience, how to pay attention. you give emotion in what you are doing, what you are saying. he wants to be brazil's first female sports radio announcer. specifically in radio i think that in order for you do be a soccer narrator, you have to be good. 40 years after he began calling soccer games, he still finds excitement in every match no, matter what the score.
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>> translator: the goal is obviously the best part of the game, he says. there are very talented players, and even when they don't score a goal, it's immensely pleasurable to describe that play. above all, it's a well played game. now in the case of last night's game that sound signaling utter despair for brazilians but he announced they will be back to win the next world cup in 2018 and chances are he'll be calling that tournament as well. >> they said you got to hear it so many times brazilians got isn't that good? >> like that. >> i got that from devin on the studio crew. i love. i'm going to pull for the woman though. >> speaking of, it's all male announcers we saw in that piece. do you want to practice at all? >> no. >> norah. >> goal! >> there you go. >> goal! >> that sounds kind of like a
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goat. >> goat. >> good things you guys are not applying for a job. that was a great piece. >> thank you. >> that was a great piece. >> thank you. >> yeah. thank you. i apologize. >> it did sound a little bit like a goat. >> your feelings are hurt. >> i am. i'm blushing right now. >> speaking of blushing, stanley kubrick worked for many years to make what may be the most
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odyssey" took a giant leap into the future. it may be the greatest science fiction movie of all time. a book looked at how its vision was. we look at the man who put it all on the big screen. >> reporter: good morning. this is about a trip back in time to the future. the future was the year 2001. you may remember the movie about it. and stanley kubrick, the very private director of a space odyssey lived here. now there's the commemoration of the movie that many people think was about a lot more than science fiction.
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sadly the future isn't what it used to be. from the perspective of the mid-1960s, it was about spaceships waltzing their way on the regular commuter run between earth and the moon. real space flight turned out to be a little difference from the idolized version predicted in the 1968 movie. fewer cabin attendants for one thing. but the exquisite celestial dance con veeved in film well before man actually went to the moon turned out to look a lot like the real thing. especially compared to the industry standards dating from the buck rogers days. >> it's 100 years ahead of anything i ever saw. >> reporter: kubrick's depiction of life in space seem 100 years ahead of anything the audience had ever seen. and now 50 years after he and
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science fiction writer arthur c. clark began the project, the kubrick estate still centered on the family home outside london is commemorating the anniversary. >> this is where we had the -- >> cristianne kubrick, stanley's widow. he died suddenly in 1999. >> he was doing weightlessness, chemicalen ter action and using physical elements. >> needles through black paper, stars, yeah. how sad is that. arthur and stanley both thought it's a shame that anything to do with science fiction is aligned to pornography. it's cheap, it's silly, everything stupid we can, film after film after film of the slime and little green men. >> reporter: the film was about aliens in another way, though.
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about the search for the civilization that left a monolithic calling card with the ancestors of the human race. about how those ancestors developed, the cut from the primitive bone tool to the spaceship is still celebrated as one of the great transitions in film history. but most memorably, it's about technology out of control in the form of how the homicidal computer. >> open the pod bay doors. >> i'm sorry, dave. i'm afraid i can't do that. >> reporter: it's hard to describe what the commemorative project is except to say that it's big and it's heavy. >> you may help me with this because it's massive, this monolith. >> reporter: he's the author of the project. >> this is a history of how the movie was paid.
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you'd unpack this the way you would unpack the scientific secrets of the monolith. >> reporter: keep talking. the package contained many of the iconic frames from the movie and production notes. spaceships like this never happen bud some of the other technology has. >> in the 1960s, the idea of having a brief pace to talk to people around the world and look at on tv is astonishing. this is an integrated laptop computer system. >> reporter: "2001 space odyssey" bachl a touch-tone what's it all mean psychedelic what's it all mean in the '60s. but for the price tag the book doesn't solve that riddle either. it, like the movie, endures. 2001 was a future that never really happened. just as well, then, that we'll
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always have that. mark phillips, cbs news, on the kubrick estate. > it makes me want to see it. did you ever see it? >> a long, long time ago. >> you we'vet to check it out, gayle. >> i will, i will. 5 1/2 years after geo
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the pool state senate amended bill containing cigarette tax and now heading back to the house. the the the senate added the provision to end that tax in five years. a $2 per pack tax of cigarettes could generate an estimated 83 million-dollar per year, to help struggling philadelphia school district. we're told there are elements unrelated to the cigarette tax in that bill that the house and, senate the still have not agreed on. we will keep you posted. right now lets get latest on your forecast, nasty storms last night, katie. >> absolutely, they are all long gone but we are in the out of the woods when it comes to the stormy weather. we are still watching a sluggish frontal boundary dropping off to the south here and having a hard time doing so. you can still see lingering
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moisture, nearby, at least, out to sea, some out towards baltimore, d.c. area and eventually we will have a couple of scattered showers or storms, firing up later on today. we do still think we have enough sunshine to heat up to 90 as long as we hit that nine-zero that will make it a heat wave by definition but regardless it will be hot and steam toy day. early thunderstorm still in the forecast, mainly this evening but even tomorrow this front still trying to retreat so there could be a shower or storm around. friday and saturday looking news before new round of wet weather moves in on sunday, vittoria, over to you. good morning, still dealing with high volume in regards tour rush. look at i-95 southbound jammed as you make your way out of northeast philadelphia in through vine street expressway, heavy then on the westbound side of the vine, between 95 and broad street i would say. it opens up after. that expect usual on the schuylkill but we have a few mass transit notes, chestnut hill east regional rail line is still suspended, route 101 trolley shuttle busing between
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scenic avenue and media and northeast corridor is experiencing delays up to 30 minutes between trenton and new york, all because of overhead wire problems, and however, things at philadelphia international look great, erika. that is "eyewitness news" for now talk philly coming up at noon, i hope you have a great day.
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