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from the broadcast center in new york city. york city. i'm jeff glore. captioning funded by cbs it's monday, october 19th, 2015. this is the "cbs morning news." fall freeze. millions of americans are in for an early dose of wintry weather as frost's freeze warnings stretch from the mississippi to the mid-atlantic. clashes on the campaign trail. gop front-runner donald trump doesn't back down for blazing blame on 9/11 on george bush. and hillary clinton gets ready for another round of testimony on benghazi. dangerous waters off the beach of hawaii. one swimmer is fighting for his life after a shark attack.
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while one shares his story of survival. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. thanks for joining us. i'm meg oliver in for anne-marie green. parts of the eastern u.s. got an early taste of went. fries warnings answers watches, as well as frost advisories are in effect this morning from northern mississippi into northern massachusetts. the colder temperatures are in the mid-atlantic and the northeast. on sunday, people in northern michigan saw their first snow of the season but the wintry scenes won't last long. highs today in michigan will hit 60 degrees. up next on "cbs this morning," we will track the fall freeze and get your full weather forecast. a major commercial highway in southern california will stay closed for at least several more days after major mudslides. state route 58 is still covered in mud that is six feet deep in some are areas. it's about 100 miles north of los angeles. last week, a 30-minute downpour turned the highway into a mud pit, trapping 300 people in
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their cars. at least 60% of the hidden pine fire is contained this morning in central texas. nearly 300 firefighters assisted by aircraft are fighting the 4,600-acre fire. fifty homes were destroyed since the fire broke out last week. it's shaping up to be an eventful week in the race for the white house. the front-runners from both parties are making headlines with their talk of terrorism and we are still waiting on vice president joe biden's plans. brook silva-braga is here in new york with more. >> reporter: joe biden did give a speech here in new york city over the weekend, but staying true to form, he didn't make any reference to a possible presidential bid. he did discuss terrorism and religious extremism, which are major topics at the moment with talks of 9/11 and the benghazi attacks dominating the campaigns of donald trump and hillary clinton. >> hillary! >> reporter: hillary clinton says she doesn't know what to expect on thursday when she testifies in front of a republican-controlled house
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committee on the american attack on the compound in benghazi. >> i will do my best to answer their questions, but i don't really know what their objective is right now. >> reporter: former secretary of state has testified twice before. she says the investigation has turned political. >> i think it's pretty clear that whatever they might have thought they were doing, they ended up becoming a partisan arm of the republican national committee. >> reporter: representative trey be gowdy, who chairs the committee, says he is not concerned with the 2016 campaign and is only concerned about finding out the security failures that led to the death of four americans. >> i have told my own republican colleagues and friends -- shut up talking about things you don't know anything about. >> reporter: meanwhile, the republican campaign took a bitter turn over the weekend when front-runner donald trump placed blame for the 9/11 attacks on president george w. bush, the older brother of trump's gop rival jeb bush. >> across the spectrum of
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foreign policy, mr. trump talks about things that is he still on "the apprentice." and talking about syria saying isis should take out assad and russia should take out assad like it's some sort of a board game. >> reporter: but trump isn't backing off of his statements. >> jeb said we were safe with my brother, we were safe. well, the world trade center just fell down. am i trying to blame him? i'm not blaming anybody, but the world trade center came down, so when he said we were safe, that's not safe. >> reporter: meanwhile, six gop hopefuls try to woo evangelical voters an event in texas yesterday. bush pushed to pass laws protecting religious conscience. donald trump didn't attend. meg? >> brook silva-braga for us in new york, thank you. it's called a significant blow to al qaeda. the u.s. confirms an air strike by the american-led coalition killed a top terror commander in syria. the military says sanafi al nasr a saudi national, he died in the attack on thursday.
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the pentagon claims he was a longtime gee addist and experienced in funneling money and fighters for the terrorist network. secretary of state john kerry says he will meet separately this week with israeli and palestinian leaders in an effort to end the latest wave of violence. israeli police say an attacker opened fire sunday in a bus station, killing a soldier and wounding ten others. johnathan vigliotti reports. >> reporter: this cell phone video captured the latest act of violence. a gunman believed to be palestinian opened fire at a heavily guarded bus station and killing an israeli soldier and wounding several people being shot and killed by security forces. israeli authorities later admitted accidentally shooting a silence seeker during the attack after mistaking him for the assailant. the unrest began last month after an arrest in jerusalem. on sunday, prime minister benjamin netanyahu rejected
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calls for international observers to monitor the site. >> it doesn't mention palestinian site and it doesn't mention for preliminary terrorism. and it calls for the internationalization of the temple. >> reporter: as the violence continues, cities like tel aviv are suggesting banning arab maintenance workers and cleaners from schools. some israeli parents are worried about an attack against their children. other civilians are flocking to gun shops to arm themselves. >> i think it's important in this case to have a means of self-defense. this >> reporter: as the death toll on both sides continues to rise, secretary of state john kerry will meet with middle east leaders separately this week in an effort to ease tension in the region. johnathan vigliotti, cbs news, tel aviv. be typhoon koppu is triggering this dramatic rescues in the philippines. the massive, slow moving storm has forced 20,000 people from their homes. soldiers, police, and volunteers are scrambling to help villagers trapped in flooded homes.
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heavy serve is battering the coast and knocking down power lines. at least nine people are dead. police in ft. myers, florida, continue searching this morning for the gunman who killed a college student at the annual zombicon festival. >> oh, my gosh! >> there was chaos on the streets after the gunfire late saturday night just minutes before the event was to end. the annual festival draws about 20,000 people who dress as zombies. 20-year-old college student xavier taylor died. >> it's hard. but with us being a family, we are going to get through it. it may not be today and it may not be tomorrow, but we will get through it. >> the shooter wounded five others. police haven't commented on a possible motive. coming up on the "morning news." drone rules take flight. new regulations being announced today for recreational drone users. later, the "star wars" marketing blitz awakens. we will show you the new poster, as the full trailer debuts
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i own one pair of underwear. that's it! some of these billionaires, they got three, four pairs! and i don't have a dryer. i have to put my clothes on the radiator! >> larry david stealing the show on "saturday night live." the writer and comedian doing a pitch-perfect spoof of democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders. on sunday, sanders responded. >> yes, last week, i bought my second pair of underwear. that's a joke, all right? please, don't write it down. that was a joke. joke, joke, joke. i have an ample supply of underwear. be >> taking it in stride. recreational drone users face a new clampdown this morning. the transportation department today is expected to unveil a requirement for operators to register their unmanned aerial vehicles. the policy comes amid growing
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concerns about potential collisions with commercial aircraft. some drone enthusiasts are skeptical. >> the pandora's box is out and you can't open it back up and all of these kids are getting these for christmas this year. they are supposed to register every one of these things that come in a cereal box? i don't think it's going to happen. >> the faa says the number of drone sightings is way up from last year. the goal is to have the registry in place for the holidays. officials in hawaii may close beaches today after a man was seriously injured in a shark attack. the attack took place saturday at lonnie kia beach on the island of oahu. the victim and another man were swim about 50 to 100 yards from shore when the shark attacked. kayakers carried them back to the shore. >> injuries are pretty extreme. both legs. just above the ankle were just hanging on. >> the victim is hospitalized in serious condition. then saturday evening, an eel
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bit a 32-year-old man off waikiki beach. the attacks following the attack last week on surfer colin cook. >> a shark with a massive attack on my leg and i had to push him off this end and lost some fingers and stuff and kind of punched him with my other and got a little bit of a break-free and i swam up. >> cook made it to the shore with the help of a friend. doctors amputated most of his left leg. there have been more than a half dozen shark attacks in hawaii this year. on the cbs "moneywatch," a new movie trailer is out today in a galaxy near you. and a key decision for a health care merger. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> good morning. here on wall street today, investors will be watching earnings report. for the week, the dow jones gained 132 points and s&p rose
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18 and the nasdaq up 55 poise. stockholders vote today on aetna's purchase of health care giant humana. they are supposed to approve the acquisition. the board of directors of both companies have reportedly voted in favor of the deal. two shareholders filed the lawsuit last week to try to block the sale, claiming it's not a good deal. apple is planning an appeal after losing a patent lawsuit. a federal jury ordered apple to pay $234 million for the university of michigan for illegally using the school's technology and for some processors that power iphones and ipads. the jury ruled that some recent apple devices infringe the 1998 patent on improving processor efficiency. at the weekend box office. the family friendly horror movie "goosebumps" took the top spot, two weeks before halloween. zach black based on the movie based on the popular book
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series. it earned $23 million to knock "the martian" out of first place. it's a big day for "star wars" fans. they will get their first look at the latest trailer for the new movie "the force awakens." it airs during halftime of "monday night football." plus, the movie posters will start showing up in theater lobbies. after the trailer is shown, advance tickets will go on sale for episode seven that opens december 18th. meg? >> that is like christmas morning. even a tiny preview for "star wars" fans, so exciting, right? >> you can't help but get caught in the hype. >> you really can't. hena daniels for us at the new york stock exchange, thank you. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will show you why . is suing more than a thousand people for allegedly posting fake reviews. up next on the morning newsstands, stand-up comedian eddie murphy returns to the stage to receive a top humor award at the kennedy center.
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the minneapolis star tribune reports on the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy. police say a 24-year veteran of the atkins sheriff's department was shot on sunday by a patient being treated at st. cloud hospital. the spokesman said they fought over the deputy's gun. >> several shots were fired during that struggle and then security officers were able to get in the room and the subject was tased with a taser, and taken into custody. >> the deputy was guarding the suspect who was being treated after a domestic dispute. after the suspect was tased, he died at the scene. the "new york daily news" covers the start of the "goodfellas" trial today. the defendant in the 1978 lufthansa incident will have a tattoo on his arm and have it covered in court today. vincent asaro will have his tattoo covered. he was depicted in the film "goodfellas."
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"the washington post" reports eddie murphy broke his 28-year silence on the stand-up comedy stage. he was honored for the mark twain prize for american humor on sunday night and performed a short stand-up comedy routine, which included a shot at bill cosby. >> bill, bill has one of these. did y'all make bill give his back? >> he also did an explicit impression of cosby, which we can't play for you. murphy last told jokes on stage way back in 1987. >> he has trouble with the snap! the ball is free! it's picked up by michigan state! >> and it might be one of the most unlikely plays in college football history. michigan state's last-second touchdown and a fumble recovery gave them a win over archrival michigan and it left a big house crowd stunned. this morning, they are still celebrating on campus in east lansing, as you can imagine. michigan state-run newspaper is simply calling it "miracle in ann arbor."
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. we got jay glazer on the other side. can you hit him? >> nice. >> whoa! >> oh, no. maybe alex rodriguez should stick to baseball. the new york yankees slugger was a guest on fox's nfl pregame show when an errant throw of a football damaged an expensive looking video screen. they were laughing, though. the new york mets are in control of the national league championship series. in the bottom of the first
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inning, david wright doubled to drive in curtis granderson with the mets first run. then daniel murphy homered for the fourth time in the last four games! new york wins 4-1. they lead the series two games to none. game three is tuesday at wrigley field in chicago. in nfl "sunday night football," new england stays undefeated. the patriots tom brady threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns in the team's first meeting since the deflategate scandal. in the third quarter, with the punting team on the field, the colts tried a strange, trick play that didn't work. >> the whole idea there was, you know, on a fourth and three or less, you know, shift to an alignment to where you either catch them misaligned. you know, they try to sub some people in. catch them with, you know, more men on the field, 12 men on the field. >> that took the air out of indy. and new england went on to win
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even by new york city standards, this was a bizarre sight. a kangaroo was hopping around a parking lot in staten island on saturday. didn't take long for cops to corner it and return it to its owner. the kangaroo had apparently escaped through an unlocked gate from the yard of a nearby home. the heart of texas used to beat of the sound of local dance halls. most big towns had a honky tonk, but as david begnaud reports, those days are drifting away. >> reporter: shuffle your way through the broken spoke dance hall in austin, texas, and you'll meet james white, the local rhinestone cowboy. >> you're looking at a living legend right here. >> reporter: since he opened the place in 1964, guests have flocked in five days a week to
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enjoy one of texas' oldest traditions, two-stepping to the sound of country. >> come out here to a honky tonk and listen to a country music band and you get up and dance and have a good time. a true mom and pop operation. i tell people that my wife is a working half the family and i'm in charge of bs and pr, and we ain't going to change nothing, you know? >> reporter: he is pretty good at bs. >> i know he is. >> reporter: that country charm has allowed the broken spoke to thrive. elsewhere across texas in mostly rural areas, historic dance halls are in danger. >> many of them have disappeared either through lack of interest or support, or fallen down or burned. >> reporter: jess fleming is president of the dance hall preservation, inc. how much of the heritage of texas can be traced back to a dance hall? >> i think pretty much all of it can be, because everybody came to the dance hall or to the community center to share and enjoy what they had done in the community they lived in. >> reporter: does it make you emotional? >> it does. >> reporter: why? >> because it's such a great
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thing. and to see them dying. >> reporter: twin sisters is surviving. it is the oldest dance hall in texas, one hour west of austin. it opened to the public in 1870. it's estimated 1,000 dance halls were built in texas between the late 1800s and the early 1900s. now just 400 still stand and only two operate daily. luckenbach dance hall and this green hall where willie wilson uses a window to enter the dance hall. when it comes to preserve texas' decaying dance halls, broken spoke is still moving. >> they know darn well they are not at carnegie hall. >> reporter: that is true texas talking from a cowboy dedicated to saving what is left, one two-step at a time. david begnaud, cbs news, austin.
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coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the wintry weather from the midwest to the east. we will get the forecast. plus, a look at comedian tracy morgan's return to "saturday night live." and norah talks with actress carey mulligan about her new movie "suffragette." that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. for this monday. i'm meg oliver. have a great day. i'm meg oliver. have a great day. i'm meg oliver. have a great day.
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in for michelle griego. and i'm frank mallicoat and good morning, everyone, it's monday. where did the weekend go? beautiful shot of the bay
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bridge. >> there was a weekend? >> there was. it just kind of went like that. here we are. i'm frank mallicoat, good to have you with us. and look who's back in the big chair. >> i am. >> are you feeling? >> feeling good because it's monday. >> let's get weather and traffic. roberta, how are you? >> good morning, the mudslides still keeping parts of the bay area shut down. we have cloudy conditions, 46 degrees in santa rosa, low 60s in san jose, partly cloudy today, dry after overnight rain. 60s to 80s, more details coming up but first let's bring in gianna. high wind advisory in effect for the san mateo bridge, and not many other bridges as of yet. i will check in with chp


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