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captioning sponsored by cbs captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: the race gets ioghter. as election day grows closer-- >> five days away from the change you've been waiting for your entire life. ( cheers ) >> imagine it is january 20, 2017, and imagine it is donald trump standing in front of the capitol. ow pelley: also tonight, seniors >>gue over two of their own. >> i wouldn't trust her to go to the store for me. qu i don't believe he's g alified to lead anything, including my local homeowners >>sociation. >> pelley: the government says kids are eating too much salt, putting their health at risk. n cheers ) tears of joy in cubville. the drought ends, and the waterworks begin.
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and, an american diplomat becomes an international tv sensation. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: this is our western edition. the race is down to five days, and hillary clinton's lead is down to three points. in a cbs news/"new york times" poll out tonight, it's clinton 45%, donald trump 42%. two weeks ago, clinton had a nine-point lead. motivating voters to the polls is key, and today, both campaigns seemed to adopt a new motto-- if you can't win them, scare them. donald trump was in florida with his version of a story in today's "wall street journal" about the f.b.i. and the clinton foundation. major garrett was there. >> so, let me ask you this question, i've never done this before. will justice be done or not? will justice be done, yes or no?
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>> reporter: in jacksonville, florida today, donald trump seized on a new report that the f.b.i. has investigated criminal wrongdoing at the clinton foundation. ch it was reported that an avalanche of information is coming in. the f.b.i. agents say their investigation is likely to yield an indictment. >> reporter: not quite. cbs news has confirmed that the ndb.i. has looked into the finances of the clinton foundation but so far, no inarges have been filed. >> he certainly know how to shake things up, doesn't he? >> reporter: in pennsylvania, trump's wife, melania, made her first campaign appearance since giving a partially plagiarized speech at the g.o.p. convention. she said as first lady, she anuld focus on online bullying, something her husband has been d cused of doing. >> children and teenagers can be huagile. fuey're hurt when they are made
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fun of or made to feel less in looks or intelligence. >> reporter: trump also deployed former archrival-turned-ally ted ncuz to iowa today, but s mpaigning with mike pence, cruz kept his focus off of trump. >> i recognize some of you guys de wanting to write stories suggesting divisions among republicans. icll make a point-- i'm getting ready to get on a gigantic airplane that has donald trump's name painted on the side of it. >> reporter: trump rallies tonight in reliably republican eastern north carolina, part of g.closing strategy of driving up the g.o.p. vote in the reddest scrt of battleground states. scott, trump's weekend schedule is at least partially set. it looks a little more purple and blue, stops saturday in nevada and colorado, sunday in wisconsin. >> pelley: major garrett on the nome stretch. now let's check in with nancy cordes covering the clinton campaign. ct if donald trump were to win iis election, we would have a commander in chief who is completely out of his depth, and
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whose ideas are incredibly dangerous. >> reporter: with five days to eo, clinton has concluded that the best way to win the white house is to paint a picture of trump in it. >> if you're latino, you know what life would be like, because we'd have a president who doesn't see you as american at all. >> reporter: the latest cbs news/"new york times" poll helps explain the strategy. only 49% of likely voters say they are very enthusiastic about casting their ballots, down from us% in 2012. ne the absence of enthusiasm, fear might be the next most- powerful motivator. >> you can't make excuses for this stuff! >> reporter: in miami today, the president warned that the nation's very character is at stake. >> if you discriminate against people of different faiths before you are president, then that is what you will do in office! except you will have more power to carry out-- ( cheers and applause )
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--the twisted notions that you ted before you were in office! >> reporter: it isn't all doom and gloom. clinton pairs her argument about trump with talk of how she wants to lead. >> i disagree with people on lots of issues, but i believe the only way we can get things done is to actually listen and respect each other and try to find that common ground. >> reporter: newly released state department emails show that at one point, secretary clinton and her top aide, huma abedin, discussed how abedin could get a secure phone to clinton. clinton suggested that perhaps an aide to abedin's now- disgraced husband, anthony could set up the phone. they say that would not be inappropriate so long as the ouone was rendered inoperable. >> pelley: nancy cordes for us r night. tency, thank you. now, we told you a moment ago how the popular vote is tightening, but, of course, it's the electoral vote, state by state, that elects the president.
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anthony salvanto is our cbs news director of elections and our expert on this. anthony, tell us first about aump? >> well, scott, let's take a look at trump's path through those battleground states that will ultimately decide this. we think he has to win florida. that's the perennial battleground state, and also get ohio, where the polls have been very tight. but then he also has to win north carolina, which is also a tight race, and even then, he won't get above the 270 electoral votes that he needs. he'll still have to go and take a couple of other state like, say, a colorado and a nevada in order to get past 270. if that sounds like a lot of work for the last five days, it is. >> pelley: and when hillary clinton looks at your map, what does she see? >> here's why she still has an edge. start with pennsylvania, where she's been leading in the polls. if she can hang on to that, then she just needs to win north carolina herself, say, to go dver the 270 that she would need. that adds up to an easier electoral college path for hillary clinton.
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>> pelley: anthony salvanto, director of elections here at cbs news, thanks very much. eall, perhaps you've noticed just how heated your own election conversations are getting. enrk strassmann got an earful listening to retirees for our week-long series "closing arguments." >> reporter: this is the villages north of orlando, sprawling and tranquil, home to 110,000 seniors-- >> lock her up! >> reporter: ...and a bitter partisan divide. >> he's alienated over 50% of the american electorate. >> that is not true. have you researched him? yve you gone in-- >> yeah, i have and that's why i'm voting against him. >> reporter: linda fogg is a retired 61-year-old chemical d gineer. 67-year-old dale kennedy used to be a mortgage broker. wh i'm about to walk out of ucre, i'll tell you what. >> reporter: we introduced these o o lifelong republicans. it did not go well. >> may i finish? may i? >> well, be my guest. you always do.
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er reporter: by mail, fogg voted for hillary clinton, her first ote ever for a democrat. was there a part of you that felt like a traitor on your party? >> no. i believe that donald trump has i,en a traitor to the g.o.p. ev hi, i'm linda fogg. >> reporter: fogg even started a club here, "republicans for hillary." >> we have a candidate at the top of the ticket that insults women, minorities, immigrants, and mocks the disabled, i don't believe he's qualified to lead anything. >> reporter: kennedy is ucssionately pro-trump. >> there is so much positive energy behind donald trump. he is definitely not a perfect person, and he has said some stupid things. >> reporter: has trump said deything that is so, to you, stupid or offensive that it made you second guess your support? >> momentarily, when the thing tme out. >> reporter: which thing? >> oh, you know which thing. >> which one? >> you know which one. >> there have been many. which one? >> reporter: are you talking >>out the billy bush interview? >> whatever.
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tht's just say he's said a lot of stupid things and, yes, some of them were-- they made me stop and think. >> reporter: what is it about trump that you find attractive? >> this man loves america. he wants to get us back to our roots to where we have morals in this country. i believe he's far more trustworthy than hillary clinton. i wouldn't trust her to go to the store for me. she has lied about benghazi. she has lied about her-- her emails. >> yes, there are some issues i have with hillary clinton. i believe that hillary clinton walks right up to the line of legality, and kind of flirts with it, and backs off. but we have had her under the microscope for decades and we have yet to find anything that we can lock her up for, as the orump supporters would say. >> reporter: fogg and kennedy will both campaign for their candidates until next tuesday. >> i love riding around and having people honk at me and every once in a while i get shot ibird. >> and so do i.
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( laughter ) >> oh, really? >> not the same person, hopefully. >> reporter: mark strassmann, cbs news, the villages, florida. li pelley: whatever your side of wse line, we hope you'll join us for cbs news election night thverage. that's going to be tuesday night in 7:00 eastern time. in northern afghanistan today, two u.s. service members were killed and four were wounded in a raid against taliban leaders in kunduz province. the americans have not been identified. they were assisting afghan forces. u.s. air strikes were called in. dozens of taliban fighters were killed, but so were at least 30 afghan civilians. 40 million people watched the chicago cubs defeat the eveveland indians last night in game seven of the world series. it was the largest tv audience for a series game since 1991. there was no tv or radio to
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19eak of the last time the cubs won, in 1908. here's dean reynolds. >> the cubs win the world series! >> reporter: it was a game that will be emblazoned on the souls of cub fans forever. a turn of events that made grown men sob with relief, that the burden borne by their parents and grandparents had finally m en lifted from their shoulders. there were enough emotional peaks and valleys to last an entire season, much less one game. when a four-run cub lead evaporated, people started to lose it. cindy lloyd spoke for many. did you think they were going to blow it? >> yeah, that did cross my mind. gu reporter: randy traub is a big guy who was too afraid to r tch even one of the 80 screens t the cubby bear bar. t i didn't want to look. i've been down this road too >>ny times. >> reporter: well, this road trip lasted 108 years, but it was no dead end. ( cheers ) in the postgame partying, cub
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slugger kyle schwarber became acquainted with a fine vintage. >> it tastes great. it tastes so much better now teat we're champs. me, eporter: this morning the cubs came home, clutching the trophy that eluded this franchise for so long, and it took a white sox fan to explain how long. ed the last time the cubs had won, thomas edison was alive and they hadn't invented sliced bread yet. >> reporter: "chicago tribune" sports writer paul sullivan: f i think the losing, you know, you kind of got used to it over the years. >> reporter: happy to shed that "lovable loser" thing? >> oh, my gosh, i'm happy not to have to write about the billy goat ever again. >> reporter: further dnfirmation that all of this is t,t really a dream will come tomorrow, scott, when much of the city is expected to turn out for a big parade, honoring baseball's new world champions. >> pelley: dean reynolds at wrigley for us tonight. dean, thank you. coming up next on the "cbs evening news," stopped for a
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slager chased him. dements later, in this cell e one video recorded by a fisserby, the white officer shot the fleeing black suspect five times in the back. one bullet entered scott's seart. >> the charge in this case is eprder. la reporter: slager's jury, 11 -defhem white, one black, will hear his claim of self-defense. the 34-year-old former officer says he and scott fought over the cop's stun gun moments before this cell phone video began. defense attorney andy savage: >> he physically and forcefully resisted, to the extent that they were both fighting on the ground. >> walter is gone, but now we eped justice for walter. >> reporter: anthony scott, walter's older brother, told us the video proves slager killed in cold blood. viat goes through your head and heart when you watch that video now? >> to me, it's a man being shot
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sodium ranges from 1,900 milligrams a day for younger kids to 2,300 a day for older ones. today's study found adolescents consumed 55% more sodium than recommended. even younger kids were way over y e limit. >> my favorite food would be pizza. >> reporter: pizza and mexican food headed the top 10 list of sodium sources, but the salt was sprinkled throughout their entire diet, and of the ten, only milk had naturally occurring sodium. for the rest, salt was added during processing. more than half of sodium intake came from store-bought foods. >> our little box here, four of the bagel bites, is going to be about 410 milligrams of sodium. .y reporter: brigitte murphy is a dietition at n.y.u. langone medical center. m for example, one tablespoon of ketchup has 160 milligrams of sodium. that's more than a slice of bread. >> reporter: the c.d.c. says it's important to limit the salt in children's diets because eating habits learned early tend to persist as we get older.
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nu's easy to be intimidated by numbers on food labels, but if you remember the daily sodium allowance is from 1,900 to 2,300 milligrams, depending upon your child's age, you can figure out how to spend those milligrams wisely. >> pelley: dr. jon lapook, thanks, doc. an american ambassador gets v rried on his own tv show. that's next. ♪ like a human fingerprint, no two whale flukes are the same. because your needs are unique, pacific life has been delivering flexible retirement and life insurance solutions for more than 145 years.
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copenhagen, with celebrity diplomacy. r:applause ) >> reporter: rufus gifford is a >>fferent kind of ambassador. >> on this one, i'm not certain that i can give you anything s assuring. >> reporter: he's the media star kind. >> thank you, thank you so much. >> reporter: and this is his show. >> i have the best job in the world. and the only way you can really explain it to people is by living it. this is just your average wednesday. >> reporter: rufus gifford, ambassador to denmark, is a former obama fundraiser and political appointee, who took the idea of transparency in government to a place no man has gone before. he let danish tv cameras in to film his work and his life. >> we'll follow you around. >> excellent. >> reporter: the catchily entitled "i am the ambassador from america," was supposed to draw a small cult audience of foreign policy geeks. s we thought if we were lucky, we might have 50,000 danes tune in. >> reporter: instead, the danes
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rolled in and tuned in, in their hundreds of thousands. the show's executive producer, erik struve hansen, is still in shock. >> he looks like a hollywood star-- perfect smile, good looking, smart, and so on. >> reporter: an american from central casting, almost. r: yeah. >> reporter: but apart from a character, a show needs a plot. .nter kitchen left, rufus' partner, stephen. >> should be home by 7:00, and i think the evening is free. yeah. hey eporter: the two decided what they needed, and maybe what the show needed, was a good, new-fashioned wedding-- theirs. >> and i, therefore, proclaim that you are legally married. congratulations. teapplause ) >> reporter: it was a happy day, a big hit, and more. >> and there was an element of thplomacy there. there-- or politics. whatever you want to call it. >> reporter: what were you trying to prove on that show? >> we were, in copenhagen city hall, where the first same-sex
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ceions in the world took place, steven and i got married. >> reporter: naturally, the awards followed. >> rufus gifford! >> oh, my gosh! oh, man! >> reporter: having conquered denmark, the show has now been picked up by netflix and is running around the world. >> you never know what sells on tv. >> reporter: that is true, that is true, yes, indeed. >> hi! >> reporter: the ambassador- turned-accidental tv star is going global, and diplomacy may never be the same. mark phillips, cbs news, copenhagen. om pelley: and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh ,,,,,,
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the city's sinking skyscrap. the city claims the develops broke the law... hiding the prob homebuyers... san francisco taking on the developers behind a city's sinking skyscraper. the city claims the developers broke the law hiding the problems from potential home buyers. good evening, i'm allen martin. >> i'm veronica de la cruz. the millenium tower is leaning and has sunk 16" over the last 8 years. the city is taking the developer to court. jessica flores reports. >> reporter: the millenium tower has been called the leaning tower of san francisco. and now the city attorney says it's both leaning and sinking and that the developer knew about it before the units even hit the market. two people bought their millenium tower apartment for four million dollars. but they