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an american in liberia comes down with ebola, and the number of possible victims widen. new details about this summer's cyber attack on the nation's biggest banks. tens of millions of jpmorgan customers had their names and other personal information stolen. and severe weather. powerful storms stretching from texas to ohio cause widespread damage. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, october 3rd, 2014. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. another american has been infected with ebola. he caught the virus in liberia and is being flown to the u.s. for treatment. and we're learning more about thomas duncan, the first person
diagnosed with the disease in the united states. texas health presbyterian hospital issued a statement saying duncan had told the nurse he had been in africa before he was sent home september 25th. she entered that information in the nursing portion of the electronic medical record but it was not seen by a doctor. omar villafranca is in dallas with more on the widening ebola outbreak. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. thomas duncan is still in serious condition and his family is being monitored. and doctors are getting ready to treat another american infected with the deadly disease. a free laynce cameraman covering the ebola outbreak in africa will be flown to the u.s. from liberia for treatment after contracting the deadly virus. he had recently begun working with an nbc news team including correspondent dr. nancy snyderman who spoke to nbc host rachel maddow from nairobi.
>> even going beyond the cdc guidelines. >> reporter: in the states hazmat crews in texas will decontaminate the dallas apartment where the first person diagnosed with ebola in the united states stayed. last night they began moving sheets, clothes and possessions used by thomas duncan. officials ordered family members who came in contact with him to stay indoors. duncan is now at texas health for treatment. officials in liberia say they will prosecute duncan for allegedly lying about who he came in contact with before flying to the states. duncan reportedly filled out a health form at the airport with ebola but while there he helped a pregnant neighbor who later died of the disease. >> the fact that he knew and he left the country is appalling quite frankly. >> reporter: a family member didn't know the woman had ebola.
texas health now'ing questions about why they sent duncan home the first time he came to the hospital with symptoms. they're now telling us they're going to change their protocol so it does not happen again. anne-marie? >> all right. omar villafranca in dallas. thank you, omar. thomas duncan arrived in the u.s. on september 20th. debora patta retraced his path to texas from liberia where you heard he helped a woman who died from ebola. >> reporter: neighborhood of tin roof homes. it's here he rented a home from the williams family an rushed to help when their heavily pregnant daughter doubled over with stomach pans. she was rushed to the nearest clinic but there was no room. she died on september 17. her family got more bad news when sonny boy died yesterday.
another neighborhood was carried away on a stretcher. this resident said it was only then they realized the pregnant woman had ebola. duncan worked for a delivery company. the manager told us that duncan resigned abankruptly on september 4th. he was constantly talking about his son who lived in the united states and planned to travel there. all passengers leaving liberia are screened for fever at the afrmt duncan had none. he also filled out a health form saying he had no contact with anyone with ebola. today liberian officials accused him of lying and say they will prosecute him. liberia's president said she was angry and saddened by duncan. >> but the fact that he knew and he left the country is unpardonable, quite frankly. i just hope that nobody else got
infected. fortunately he's in the united states where medical care, you know, is very good. >> reporter: strong words from the president but it's still unclear whether duncan knew he had been exposed to ebola when he got on a plane to the u.s. a member of duncan's family in liberia told us he never knew the pregnant woman had a disease, and he simply took her to the nearest clinic, not one that specializes in ebola. this morning we are learning more details about what's turning out to be the largest data breach ever. a cyber attack that compromised information for 83 million customers at the nation's largest bank, jpmorgan chase. wendy gillette is here in new york with the details. good morning, wendy. >> good morning, anne-marie. we first learned of this bank hacking back in august. now we're learning the actual scope of the cyber attack. the new york-based bank said the
attack compromised customer information for about 76 million households and 7 million small businesses. the stolen information includes customer names, addresses, phone number, and e-mail addresses. but there's no evidence that the data breach included customers' account numbers, passwords, social security numbers, or dates of birth. at this point the bank's not seen oefd any unusual customer fraud related to the breach, but the hackers could still cash in by selling the personal information. the bank is working with the fbi. but so far the source of the cyber attack is not clear. and jpmorgan chase says it is not offering free credit monitoring to its customers because no financial or account data was compromised. last year four russians and a ukrainian were charged in what's been called the largest data breach ever prosecuted in the u.s. they stole more than 160 million credit and debit card numbers results in losses of hundreds of
millions of dollars. anne-marie? >> wendy gillette here in new york. thank you, wendy. on the "cbs moneywatch" now, two major recalls involving millions of vehicles, and president obama talks up the economy. jill wagner is at the new york stog exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. the pro-deomcracy protests in hong kong didn't affect the markets in asia. japan's nikkei fell only a fraction while hong kong's hang seng weekend up about half a per september. here on wall street the investors will take a closer look at the monthly jobs report that came out yesterday. yesterday the dow fell for a fourth consecutive day but onto by 3 points the nasdaq gained 8. president obama is talking up the economy in indianapolis today. he called yesterday's midterm elections a referendum on his policies. he also accused the gop of blocking his efforts to raise
wages and jobs. americans h are still not feeling the effects of the economy. general motors is recalling 118,000 more vehicles. the 2013-2014 model year cars have a defect that could cause them to staal. some of the recalled vehicles are the chevy tahoe, traverse, express. and cbs news is investigating another recall, one of the largest in history. it involves 11 million vehicles from nine. it's only for vehicles in humid climate where the airbag's may explode. at tleeft three deaths and 100 injuries are blamed on that defect. anne-marie? >> thanks a lot, jill. severe weather is blasting states from texas to ohio today. powerful thunderstorms in texas hit a fairgrounds filled with
people and winds pushed over huge trucks, tree limbs were knocked down and windows broken. one roof was ripped off and other buildings damaged. there were no serious injuries though. thousands are still without electric pow jeer and there are more airline flight problems in and out of chicago today. in and out of chicago o'hare, 150 flights have been canceled. the faa is working to repair a damaged air traffic control facility. coming up on the "morning news," after weeks of protests, demonstrators in colorado finally confront a school board. ...and tkind of like you huffing sometimes, grandpa. well, when you have copd, it can be hard to breathe. it can be hard to get air out, which can make it hard to get air in. so i talked to my doctor. she said... doctor: symbicort could help you breathe better, starting within 5 minutes. news," after weeks of protests, symbicort helps provide significant improvement
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for talks to end the protest. hundreds faced riot police this morning as demonstrations enter a second week, though the numbers are far fewer following the deal. protesters are upset candidates for hong kong's first free election will first be screened by beijing j and turkey is the latest nation to join the u.s. coalition to battle the islamic extremist group known as isis. its parliament allowed them to launch attacks in both syria and iraq and authorizes foreign countries to launch strikes of their own from turkish soil. and there's been another verbal faux pas from vice president joe biden. yesterday a student at harvard i'd fooids himself as the vice president of the student body. biden had this to say. >> [ bleep ]. excuse me. the vice presidency thing? whoa.
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field stands of angel stadium gave the royals a 3-2 win over the angels in the series opener. and earlier the baltimore orioles crushed the detroit tigers, 12-3. nelson cruz had three rbis, including a two-run homer. baltimore scored eight runs in the bottom of the eighth in the series opener route. and in football here on cbs, green bay crushed minnesota. aaron rodgers threw for three touchdowns in a 42-10 route of the vikings including a 66-yard pass to jordy nelson. the game was such a runaway, rodgers actually sat for part of the second half. and an upset in college football. arizona stunned the second ranked oregon ducks 31-24. nick wilson ran for a pair of touchdowns and. reese jones scored with minutes left. when we return, a tragic
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. here's another look at this morning's top stories. an american tv cameraman has tested positive for ebola. he is being flown back to the u.s. for treatment. and in dallas, the family that hosted the first ebola patient may be confined for weeks. and america's biggest bank jpmorgan says they've been hacked. personal information of 76 million households and 7 million small businesses were breached this summer. a new york high school football player is the third to die nationwide in the past week
alone. as kris van cleave reports, the long island community remembered the athlete who lost his life after taking a hit on the field. >> reporter: hundreds of students, parents, and teachers gathered on the football field at shoreham-wading river high school. they hugged, cried, some walked hand in hand remembering 16-year-old tom cutinella. the junior lineman took a devastating hit thursday and was rushed to surgery and later died. >> everyone is sad about it. it's a freak accident. you really can't help what happened. >> reporter: friend adam tanner used to play football with him. >> i can't imagine. i used to play with him. it hasn't hit me. i can't think of how it happened to me. >> reporter: the sense of loss has hung heavily over the field. it has been a deadly week for high school football. nationally two other football players have died recently playing the game.
in alabama a 17-year-old died after collapsing on the field and in north carolina a boy collapsed friday during pregame warmups. a report published last year found an average of 12 players die each year from injuries. but deaths related to heart problems was twice as much. in long island this community is coming together to remember number 54 as police investigate why his life was cut so short. two window washers stuck 19 stories above the street along a glitzy high-rise led to a daring rescue in california. the platform the pair was on got stuck, stranding the workers. firefighters pulled them up to the roof one by one. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a preview of "60 minutes" interview with fbi
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skip congress and use his executive powers to enact legislative reform. yesterday he told supporters at the annual gala that he'll do it sometime after november, the nosh election. and president obama will attend the opening ceremonies at a new memorial in washington, d.c., this sunday. it is the first memorial dedicated to disabled american veterans. david martin spoke to some of the heroes it honors. >> reporter: they tested the flame, getting ready for sunday's dedication. >> it basically is a memorial that tells you of the terrifying consequences of any war. >> reporter: to dennis joiner who lost three limbs to a booby trap in vietnam, the picture of
a little girl pushing her father in a wheelchair is the ones that resonates most. his sons had to do the same for him. >> one of the things i've always struggled with is i've never really felt the general public really understands or understood what disabled veterans go through. >> reporter: the names etched in granite, american veterans disabled for life is something the americans should never forget. >> when the last fight is over for millions of veterans, it's not over. they're going to live the rest of their life continuing to deal with the effects of that war. >> reporter: some disabled veterans like bob dole severely wounded in world war ii are well known, first as united states senate and now candidate for president. now his words are preserved on one of the memorial's glass
panels. right next to him is joba kany. >> it's humbling because i've always seen myself as just like a normal average joe. >> he was shot through the pelvis by a sniper in iraq. >> do you thing that picture is a window into your soul? >> i hope so. and i hope people can see beyond the wheelchair that there's still a young man in there with many more years left to live to make something out of himself. >> reporter: physical therapy enabled average joe bacani to get out of that wheelchair. he is now a junior at columbia university and, yes, he ee be there sunday. his picture will be there making sure none of us ever forget. david martin, cbs news at the american veterans disabled for
life memorial. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning" the ebola threat. for the first time icon john melon camp meeting the doctor who saved his life. and a preview of "gone girl" and the latest movies. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great weekend. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and today is friday, october 3rd, good morning, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. developing right now, another american has tested positive for ebola. >> a 33 year old television cameraman fell ill in liberia while working with a doctor from the university of pennsylvania. meanwhile, concerns about ebola in america continue to grow. now, more than 100 people are being monitored after having director indirect contact with infected patients, thomas eric duncan. now, duncan's half brother, wilfred smallwood, said dunkin had symptoms for five days while he stayed at relative's dallas apartment. >> he was hot, then started vomiting in the bathroom. then i called the ambulance to pick him up. >> travel for duncan