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morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm jericka duncan. it's thursday, november 29, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." tensions are high in argentina as world leaders arrive for the g-20 summit. president trump is heading there today. and saudi arabia faces new pressure over the war in yemen amid continued fallout in the murder of jamal khashoggi. president trump may be dropping hints that paul manafort may get a presidential pardon. also, what the president told investigators in the russia probe. and californians are bracing for mudslides as heavy rain hits for mudslides as heavy rain hits wildfire-ravaged areas.
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captioning funded by cbs good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. as the g-20 summit of world leaders gets set to start in argentina tomorrow, much of the focus is on saudi arabia. crown prince mohamed bin salman arrived in argentina yesterday amid the controversy surrounding the murder of jamal khashoggi. he was killed at the saudi arabian consulate in turkey last month. security has been increased at the saudi arabian embassy in buenos aires where the prince is staying. president trump leaves for the summit this morning. meanwhile, there are new calls to end u.s. involvement in the war in yemen as the fallout continues over khashoggi's murder. tom hanson is here with more. good morning. >> as you were just mentioning, both the crown prince and president trump will be in argentina but there is no word on a formal meeting.
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meanwhile, the u.s. senate is retaliating for the murder of j >> the senate advanced a resolution yesterday to end military support of saudi arabia's involvement in the war with yemen. >> if the president won't send the message, we have to, that you cannot murder a journalist in a consul, especially one that's a u.s. citizen. >> the vote was in part to punish saudi arabia for the murder of jamal khashoggi. the cia's assessment is that saudi arabia crown prince order to kill him. >> maybe he did, maybe he didn't. >> president trump has been reluctant to accept those findings. >> there is no direct reporting that links the crown prince to the mird of jamal khashoggi. state and defense both echoed the untold stories of a briefing. >> we have no smoking gun that the crown prince was involved. >> missing from the briefing was
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cia director gina haspel, the one official who's heard a recording of khashoggi's murder provided by turkey. >> like most, we were disappointed that gina haspel was not there. >> gina haspel, if all accounts are true, would have said with a high degree of confidence that in fact the crown prince of saudi arabia was involved in the murder of jamal khashoggi. ear n attend, but a cia spokesman noted that she previously briefed a senate committee. >> the head of the united nations calls the war in yemen the worst humanitarian crisis. much of the blame has been put on saudi arabia for air strikes and blocking critical resources from getting to those in need. anne-marie. >> thanks a lot. now to the russia investigation. president trump says the possibility still exists that he will pardon his former campaign chairman paul manafort. it could be the only thing that prevents manafort from spending the rest of his life in prison after being convicted of financial crimes. it comes after special counsel
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robertll hi deal byying to investigators.thso new iormatio how mr. trump answered mueller'h st week. more now from paula reid. >> cbs news has learned some of the first details about what the president told special counsel investigators. in written answers, mr. trump said that to the best his recollection, he did not know about wikileaks plan to release hacked democratic e-mails during the 2016 explain and that he did not know about the 2016 trump tower meeting attended by campaign chairman paul manafort, donald trump jaune juror, jared kushner, and a russian lawyer promising dirt on hillary clinton. meanwhile, they have been attacking robert mueller on a daily basis. he retweeted a picture of various officials behind bars including his own deputy attorney general rod rosenstein. and in an interview with the new york post, the president may
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hiehinrs. . trump said a pardon for manafort was never discussed but i wouldn't take it off the table. why i would take it off the table? it's not the first time the president has expressed sympathy for his former campaign chairman. >> you know what? he happens to be a very good person, and i think it's very sad what they've done to paul manafort. >> and in a sign, manafort is angling for a pardon, his attorney has taken the unusual step of updating the president's legal team on what the special counsel is asking about. manafort has spoken to mueller's office several times since entering a plea deal in september, a deal federal investigators said this week he violated by lying. >> after the president's twitter attack against the special counsel, republican senator jeff flake demanded a bill on the special counsel but it was blocked by fellow republican senator mike reed. cbs news, the white house. nancy pelosi is one step closer to becoming speaker of the house again. she cleared a major hurdle yesterday.
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mola lenghi has details. >> reporter: she staved off potential challenges within her party to win another term as leader of the house democrats. she also received her official ker ofhe hou. >> i couldn't be more honored. that is a figure of speech. uld ev make. fact, in ase >>he california congresswoman has led the house democrats for 15 years and she became the first female speaker of house back in 2007. some democrats pushed for new leadership after the party regained control of the house in the 2018 midterm election and perhaps they're getting just that in rising star hakeem jeffries who was chosen to be the new democratic caucus chair. >> every single american deserves us here in the united states congress to work, democrats and republicans, on their behalf to make their life better. >> jeffries will become the fifth ranking house democrat, the full house of
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representatives, republicans and democrats, will officially elect the next house speaker in january when the new congress begins. mola lenghi, cbs news, capitol hill. tialeather service has at issued flash flood watches and flood advisories. acres of burned land. there's also a winter storm warning in effect for most of the sierra and lake tahoe regions. mandatory evacuation orders are in effect for parts of southern california because of land slides. residents placed sandbags near their homes to try to stop mud flows. in northern california, wildfire evacuation orders could be lifted next week. they try to warn people to be prepared to find bone fragments when they return home. the death toll remains at 88
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while 196 people are still missing. and now to tijuana, mexico, where thousands of central american migrants are gathered at the u.s. border. there are fears that overcrowding and worsening hygiene conditions could unleash a health crisis. makeshift camps have been set up in public spaces nr sy ro portable toilets are just feet away from where migrants get ctors he setp tonts dren play. provide vaccinations. it could take up to six months for asylum claims to the u.s. to be processed. law enforcement seized documents yesterday from a houston area archdiocese in a church sex abuse investigation. a priest is charged with abusing children. nikki battiste has more. >> reporter: 60 armed officers executed a search warrant at the archdiocese of galveston houston. >> this is where it led me. if it led me to rome we'd be at the vatican today.
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domefrom ahd he secured private secret archives. e're treating church in the same way we'd treat a bank that has records in the way that we'd treat a criminal enterprise. >> reporter: his search comes as a wide ranging federal investigation into the clergy of sexual abuse appears to be getting underway. at least 13 state attorneys general have also launched their own state investigations. cardinal daniel dinardo heads the arch diocese of galveston, houston. what was his reaction, demeanor, when you arrived with the search warrant? >> i know that he's probably not pleased with it all. but it's not my job to please the cardinal, my job is to seek justice for victims of sexual assault. >> reporter: one of the victims went to cardinal dinardo with his allegations. but it wasn't until they went to the police that he was promoted after they spoke with police. we spoke with two other victims
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who say dinardo continues to keep the priest in ministry they say molested them as children. >> i'm going to a meeting. >> reporter: after three months of asking for a formal interview with cardinal dinardo, we caught up with him at a conference this month and wanted to know about those two other priests. >> are those two names going to be on your list, those accuse priests that you released in january? >> we're working on the list. >> anything you can say to the >> reporter: the invs? evidence discovered takes him. >> if there's something to be covered up i'm sure i'll find it. >> reporter: the archdiocese of houston said it will continue to cooperate with this process. they also said they will have no further comment. nikki batiste, cbs news, new york. coming up on "the morning news," legal touble. why stormy daniels is distancing herself from her lawyer michael avenatti. and diagnosing adhd, why your
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the russian defense ministry released video showing the military testing new anti-aircraft systems. they were part of regular training exercises, but come during a time of heightened tension between russia and ukraine. over the weekend, the russian coast guard seized three ukrainian vessels and their crews. life expectancy for americans declines and why stormy daniels may be looking for a new lawyer. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the daily beast reports that stormy daniels is accusing her lawyer, michael avenatti, of suing president trump against her wishes. the adult film star also reportedly said in a statement that avenatti refused to give her accounting information about
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her legal fund and that she also said he started a second legal defense fundraising site without telling her. daniels says she's not sure whether she will keep avenatti on as her lawyer. avenatti despite the claims and said he personally sacrificed money, time, and energy towards assisting the actress. "the washington post" reports suicide is at a 50-year peak in the u.s. and it's pushing down life expectancy. there were more than 2.8 million u.s. deaths in 2017, that's an increase of nearly 70,000 from 2016. one factor is the death rate for the nation's number one killer heart disease, that's increased. another factor is the suicide death rate last year was the highest that it's been in at least 50 years. there were more than 47,000 a school where enrollment is cut off at september 1st birth date are more likely to be diagnosed. this compares with slightly older kids enrolled in the same grade.
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on the "cbs moneywatch," ford motor company is moving workers and stocks soar on words from the fed chair. we have that and more. good morning giavana. >> good morning. yes, federal reserve chairman jerome powell helped rally wall street. paul appeared to suggest the fed may hold the line on interest rates next year. president trump had blamed powell and the fed interest rate hikes for the biggest slump. the do you climbed 6 seven teen points, the s&p rose 61 and the nasdaq shot up 208 points. cvs has completed it's merge with aetna.
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they expect existing customers to benefit from the expanded services. and ford is shuffling workers. the number two u.s. automaker says more than 2,000 employees are being moved to different flants kentuc plants in kentucky and michigan to meet rising demand for full-size suvs. ford says there will not be any job cuts. the news comes two days after gm says it will cut 14,000 u.s. jobs. a group of jewish americans is suing airbnb. they accuse the home rental company of religious discrimination after it removed properties in the west bank last week. they say they own or want to rent the affected properties. they accuse airbnb of redlining jewish-owned property while letting muslims and christians rent homes. and burger king is going to the dogs. the fast food chain says it's introducing the doing per. yes, the doing per.
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tensions are high as world leaders arrive for the g-20 summit in argentina. saudi arabia's crown prince mohammed bin salman is already there. security has been stepped up at the kingdom's embassy where the prince is staying. president trump leaves for the summit this morning. yesterday the senate advanced a resolution to end u.s. military support of the saudi-led war in yemen. it was in part to punish saudi arabia for the murder of jamal khashoggi. and president trump says a pardon for his former campaign chairman paul manafort is not off the table. meanwhile, cbs news has learned some of what mr. trump told special counsel robert mueller in written answers to his questions in the russian probe. the president said to the best of his recollection, he didn't know about wikileaks' plan to release hacked democratic e-mails during the 2016 campaign. linebacker reuben foster just released by the san francisco 49ers after an arrest on domestic violence charges was quickly found a new team, the washington redskins.
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as jim axelrod reports, some are asking why. >> reporter: when te san francisco 49ers parted ways with linebacker reuben foster after his domestic violence arrest, the team was clear they are zero tolerance. coach kyle shanahan. >> it's not a hard deal. someone hits a female or significant other, that's not a person who's going to be on our team. >> i can barely hear you. your exboy friend did what? >> took my phone and broke it and slapped me in my face. >> reporter: saturday night wasn't the first time she had reported him. she had called police in february but later recanted. this recent arrest means foster cannot play or practice until his case is adjudicated. the redskins said about the allegations, if true, you can be sure they are nothing our organization would ever condone. jay gruden is the head coach. >> he made a mistake or two or, you know, and at the end of the day we decided to take the chance and deal with it.
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>> it cannot be that the only consequence is that he's let go by one team and immediately picked up by another team. >> reporter: but georgetown law professor debra epstein, a former adviser to the player's union on domestic violence is asking why sign foster at all? >> the message that is being sent to players in high school, players in college, players in professional leagues is that if you have real potential as an athlete, you can engage in violence against women without career. >> foster was arrested in tampa where the 9ers would have played the next day. tampa police say neither the nfl nor the redskins called for details about the case before he was signed. jim axelrod, cbs new >>well, coming up on "cbs this morning," country music star garth brooks joins us in the studio. perfect union," an arizona couple who brings the comforts of home cooking to sick college students.
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that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday, thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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hello thursday. as we look at coit tower, round 2 of rain is here and there's more on the way. it is thursday, november 29th. thanks for waking up with us. good morning. i'm kenny choi. >> and i'm michelle griego. while were you sleeping, it was really coming down. veronica de la cruz shot this on her drive home last night saying 580 east was ponding so badly, cars had to use the farthest left lane just to get around.
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>> one of our producers shot this during her drive home around midnight on southbound 101 near highway 92 in san mateo county. gianna, welcome back. >> so glad to be back. >> you had a nice vacation. >> i guess i brought some more rain. we are glad to have


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