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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, october 15th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." frustration and chaos at airports across the country. the terror watch list computer system shut down. what caused the glitch. president obama changes course in afghanistan. the new plan will delay the homecoming of thousands of troops. and steven spielberg shows us how to direct tom hanks. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener."
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a nationwide computer glitch. >> they should have had a backup system. the program that cross matches passengers names with terror watch list was down about 90 minutes. >> the worst violence in israeli since last year's war with hamas. >> eight israelis have been killed with 31 palestinians. in texas a fast moving wildfire only 10% contained and destroyed nine homes and 150 threatened. >> donald trump has set his sights on bernie sanders. away. i call him a socialist/communist because that is what he is. >> walmart causing uproll on wall street. stock plunges to the lowest level since 1998. market cash. >> lambar odom remains on life support. authorities investigate whether
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welcome to "cbs this morning." investigators are trying to find out why a computer system meant to keep terrorists out of the united states failed. the glitch forced thousands of international travelers to wait in line last night for hours. customs and border protection inspectors had to check no fly lists by hand. >> the outage affecteded major airports across the country. the system is back online this morning. kris van cleave is at washington's dulles airport, one of the affected airports. >> reporter: the lines today, nothing like the lines that greeted international flyers last night. homeland security system is supposed to check the name of passengers entering or leaving the u.s. against names of potential ties to terror and it should work in seconds. that was not the case last night. the system airline and customs
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against a list of suspected terrorists went down wednesday night. department of homeland security officials blamed the problem with a router for causing the 90-minute outage, resulting in long lines at some of the nation's major airports, including miami, charlotte, and dallas. >> they told me that the computer system was down and that we needed to fill out forms old-school style so i filled out the form and everything was all set after that. it was quick and easy. >> reporter: at new york's jfk airport. >> they should have had a better system, like, another backup or something. there was people that couldn't walk. it was crazy, crazy. people in wheelchair that were like crying and waiting there for hours. >> reporter: at boston's logan airport. >> they said there was a nationwide computer glitch and we all had to wait. led to paper work. >> they finally just you know, let everything fill out a form and get through. >> reporter: the outage comes days after a computer glitch delayed hundreds of southwest
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this summer, united airlines had to ground all flights for a time when a router issue left the airline struggling to send flight plans to pilots. customs and border protection officials said last night the agency experienced a temporary outage with its processing systems and officers processed international travelers using alternative procedures. sources tell "cbs this morning," alternative procedures meant a tedious process of manually checking traveler names against a secure flight watch list. the system came back online around 9:30 last night. dhs says there are no signs that this failure had anything to do with a malicious attack. this morning, president obama will announce a major shift in his plans for troops in afghanistan. the president has decided to slow the pace of the drawdown of u.s. forces. thousands more than initially plan will now remain stationed in afghanistan. margaret brennan is at the white house with the reasons behind the president's decision.
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margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the recent explosion of violence in afghanistan has led president obama to reverse his decision to bring nearly all u.s. troops home by the time he leaves office. this was a tough call for the president who had declared the american war in afghanistan to be over. now, he'll slow the drawdown from the current level of 10,000 troops to about 5,500 by the end of 2016. his original plan was keep a thousand troops stationed in kabul. u.s. military advisers warned a more robust presence is needed to combat a resurgence taliban, as well as threats from isis and al qaeda. last month the taliban overran a major afghan city for the first time since 2001. senior administration officials say u.s. forces will now be stationed at four key bases at a cost of around $15 billion and more than a billion the original plan.
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sources say the president is concerned he wants to give his successor more flexibility to fight terrorism. >> margaret, thanks. israeli is taking new action this morning to battle increasing in increasing violence from palestinians. hundreds of israeli troops are deployed across the country and attacks targeting troops and civilians continue. eight israeli and 31 palestinians have been killed in the recent violence. johnathan vigliotti is in jerusalem with the growing tension. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the increased presence of the military here on the streets is truly adding to the paranoia. we saw a group of young israeli men, civilians openly carrying assault rifles inself defense. a short while ago, i spoke with a palestinian father of five who says he is worried about the safety of his children, concerned if they go out of their house, they could be targeted, mistaken for terrorists.
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palestinian man surrounded by israeli forces is the latest one in this latest surge of violence and he was shot dead yesterday at the entrance of the old city after he allegedly tried to knife an israeli security guard. another tacker at a bus station was shot and killed by police after stabbing a 70-year-old israeli woman. knife attacks are a hallmark of the recent unrest. this security video released by israeli police shows a assault on commuters during the central city city. civilians are having demonstrations in violence as they have for the palestinians who have died. this man was killed during clashes with israeli security forces. and no sooner had his funeral in bethlehem finished, fighting erupted on the streets once again. those we spoke with say the anger and fear is palpable.
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we are scared. all the time. >> reporter: in his first address since the violence began, palestinian president mahmoud abbas caused for resistance but vowed to continue the national struggle. calling for peaceful resistance, the first time we should mention that he has spoken out on this violence since it erupted three weeks ago. but we should mention not everybody is listening. in fact, earlier this morning, three palestinian men were arrested. israeli police suspected them of about to launch another attack. norah? >> johnathan vigliotti in jerusalem, thank you. another republican congressman says the house committee investigating the deadly 2012 benghazi attack wants to hurt hillary clinton's presidential chances. representative richard hanna of new york told a radio interviewer he believes the probe is politically motivated. >> i think that there was a big part of this investigation that was designed to go after people. an individual, hillary clinton.
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you know, i think there is also a lot of it that is important that -- that we needed to get to the bottom of this, but this has been the longest investigation, longer than watergate. >> house majority leader kevin mccarthy suggested last month the investigation was meant, in part, to sink clinton's poll numbers. clinton's campaign spokesman says the inquiry, quote, has zero credibility left but the former secretary of state will testify to the committee next week. this morning, the clinton campaign is telling vice president joe biden to make up his mind about running for president. clinton and senator bernie sanders are reaping the rewards from tuesday night's debate. many democrats are asking if there is still even an opening for joe biden. nancy cordes is in des moines, iowa, where the first in the nation caucuses are three and a half months away now. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the clinton campaign is subtly, but upping the pressure on vice president biden to announce his intentions. they feel this field has been in limbo long enough.
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last night? we will win nevada for the democrats to keep a democrat in the white house! >> reporter: an energized hillary clinton stayed in nevada wednesday after a debate performance that gave her campaign a badly needed shot of confidence. the campaign chair issues this challenge to biden. >> i think the time has come for a decision. >> i'm feel really lucky in las vegas. >> reporter: clinton, herself, took a more hands-off approach. >> i think he needs to decide what is best for him and his family. >> reporter: biden has to consider sanders sudden surge in funding and he raised more than 2.5 million in 24 hours and more than republican rand paul raised in three months. we asked skarneds anders if he would like to see another candidate in the race. >> joe biden is a good friend of mine. some people say who he comes in the was it does me good and others say it doesn't.
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i don't know the answer to that. >> reporter: anyone looking for clues from biden himself didn't find them in this brief assessment of the debate. >> i was proud of them. i thought they all did well. >> reporter: hit on supporters in the draft biden movement insist clinton's debate performance only made it more clear why biden needs to run. >> there really isn't a pier for her on the stage and i think having the vice president on the stage, it gives democrats a good alternative. it would give us our primary a boost. >> reporter: if biden does get in the race, he'll attend the second democratic debate here in des moines on november 14th. check out another signed that sander is feeling good after his performance on tuesday night. here he is busting out the dance moves with ellen at a taping in california yesterday. the show is slated to air this afternoon. >> thanks, nancy. something i thought i would never see, bernie sanders and ellen. >> right, dancing. he is also now political target for billionaire donald
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trump, the republican front-runner hit the vermont senator hard in wednesday's rally in richmond, virginia. trump says sanders is pushing clinton to the left. >> i watched hillary last night. we are going to give this and that and a poor woman to give everything away because this maniac standing on her right is giving everything away so she is following. that is what is happening! this socialist/communist, okay? nobody wants to say it. >> cbs news contributor frank luntz is with us. good morning. >> it's always unnecessary. donald trump finds the line and then crosses it and then jumps a mile beyond it. and it's part of the reason why kevin mccarthy went through what he did, why you see so much anger, so much frustration and it's happening on both sides of the political spectrum and the focus groups that i'm doing, it is tough to make it through the three hours, because people are just so mad.
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you know what? trump is talking to them. he really is relating to them. he is leading in iowa, new hampshire, south carolina, and nevada, we found in our work, the first four states. my advice to viewers, stop looking at the national polls and follow those first four states because, charlie, nobody has ever won those first states and not won the nomination and trump is ahead in all four. >> one more question about trump. is this a new strategy for him to attack democrats? is he going to focus more on democrats now than he is on republicans? >> ts hard to tell it is hard to tell. we have never seen a republican attack republicans the way he has and in that clip he left hillary clinton alone but it republicans. when we have shown those clips to focus groups of him ripping into on the gop candidates, they laugh and want to see more. it's entertainment for them. >> he seems to use social media, frank, very effectively. how much of a difference does that make that you can get the good and bad and oh, so ugly out
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so quickly for him. >> i haven't talked about this before but we have been looking at content of social media and for the first time conservative social media is more negative, more vicious and more personal in the attacks than left wing social media and trump is provoking it and stoking it. all you have to do is look at what happened after the democratic debate when clinton and sanders people were actually complimenting each other. then look at the republican social media and it is vicious. every day, every hour they are coming after each other. we have never seen that before. >> how has trump complicated jeb bush and marco rubio and other republicans candidates attempt to gain momentum? >> we have heard they don't get the air time because of all the things trump is saying. he is so telegenic you want to focus on him but deeper than that because trump support is deeper than that. the more that we inform people about where trump stands, they don't break from him. bernie sanders has the weakest support of any candidate that they can go -- i don't mean bernie sanders.
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trump, over 80% of trump voters say they are going to stay with him no matter what they learn and that makes it hard for rubio and bush to get traction. >> frank luntz, thank you so much. >> pleasure. a fast moving wildfire near austin, texas, has destroyed nine homes and is threatening more than 100 others. firefighters are battling the 4200 acre hidden pine fire from the ground and the air, but this morning, it's only 15% contained. this morning, former nba star lamar odom is reportedly showing small signs of improvement in the hospital. but there is new information today that odom may have used cocaine in the days before he was found unconscious at a nevada brother l. kevin frazier is outside sunrise hospital center in las vegas where lamar odom is recovering. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, gayle. you know, according to a source inside the hospital that is close to the family that i spoke with yesterday, there were small improvements for lamar odom. he squeezed kim kardashian's
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hand and he briefly opened up his eyes, but understand this. he is a long way from being out of the woods and he is fighting for his life. the first 911 call came around 3:15 nevada time tuesday from a female employee of the love ranch where lamar odom had been a guest since saturday. another male caller told operators about drugs he says odom had been tag. >> he apparently had some cocaine on him that has -- he finished -- he did this on saturday. >> as far as you know, there is no cocaine since saturday? >> that is correct. >> reporter: the caller also said odom was taking large amounts of reload, a sexually enhancement drug that the fda
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mixed with certain other medications. >> the owner of the love ranch. >> they said roll him on his left side and he started throwing up a lot. >> reporter: "entertainment tonight" was allowed into the room of the brothel that odom was discovered. >> the police looked into his things and said they didn't find anything. >> reporter: the sheriff denied a search warrant was executed. trevor ariza and other teammates have visited odom's bed didside. >> reporter: they have been going in to check on lamar but the one thing they are told is talk to him, he can hear you. that is the hope he will hear a voice recognizable and come out of that coma. his two older children were expected here last night and we will have much more information on "entertainment tonight." thanks, kevin. in baseball this morning, toronto blue jays have a shot at their first pennant in 22 years. they laemted
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eliminated the texas rangers last night with a little controversy. blue jays fans protested a umpire's call in the seventh inning. they flu litter on the field. moments later, the tronts jose bautista came back with a three-run home run. it's a moment a young fan will never forget. the boy was dressed just like bautista's beard and all! he swung in the stands and watched the series home run in pure joy! toronto plays kansas city in the american league championship series and it starts tomorrow night! >> i love how grown men can remember details so vividly about sports. it's moments like that. i get it now. >> so adorable.
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jeb: cut taxes. grow america. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. the first democratic debate took place last night and it featured everybody's favorite ratings rather, an old man loudly complaining about e-mail. >> the american people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn e-mails. >> notes to self. never lose my frisbee in that old man's backyard! >> you nour know your headline says this. >> that's a different take on what actually happened. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the man who led the hunt of
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done nothing wrong. hunt organizer bronkford appears in court today and he says why he expects to be cleared of all charges. >> 19-year-old reveal the secrets of a church. police say the boy was tortured inside the building. ahead why investigators accuse his parents and sister of playing a role in his tragic death. "the baltimore sun" reports on the overnight arrest of protesters who occupied city hall. at least 12 were taken into custody during a sit-in. they don't want the city's interim police commissioner to permanently get the job. protesters demanded better policing in the wake of freddie gray case. "the boston globe" reports on the dangers of unregulated dietary supplements. a new study finds 23,000 emergency room visits in the year could be traced to those supplements. 34-year-olds.
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weight loss and energy products cause the most problems. "wall street journal" reports on the justice department and fbi investigating daily fantasy sports. authorities want to know if it's a form of gambling that violates federal law. fbi agents have been contacting customers of draftkings, a fantasy football company based in boston. new york's state attorney general has opened a similar inquiry. "usa today" reports that walmart's top ten shareholders lost nearly $15 billion after the biggest one-day drop in the retailer's stock in 17 years. shares closed around $60 yesterday. they plummeted 10% after walmart presented a disappointing outlook on growth and profit. the plunge cost all of walmart's stockholders more than $21 billion in lost wealth. business insider reports netflix blames its slowing growth in the u.s. on transition to new debit and credit cards
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netflix added 880,000 u.s. members, lower than the 1.1 million. expected. they say the switch in credit cards to keep their service active. police in central new york say two brothers were viciously beaten inside a church. one of the teenagers later died. six members of the word of life christian church are in jail this morning. the victims's parents face the most serious charges. michelle miller is outside of the church in chadswick, new york, 60 miles east of syracuse. >> reporter: good morning. people around here say that church members mostly kept to themselves, were secretive, and that some even lived inside this church building. investigators say the sunday's deadly assault began when the two brothers met with other church members for what was described as a, quote,
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counseling session. photos taken inside the church the day after the deadly beating offer a rare glimpse inside the guarded building. police say on sunday night, 19-year-old lucas leonard and his 17-year-old brother christopher, sat down for a spiritual counseling session at the word of life christian church. at some point, the meeting became physical. >> both brothers were continually subjected to physical punishment over the course of several hours. in the hopes that each would confess their prior sins and ask for forgiveness. >> reporter: on monday, lucas' family drove him to the hospital when they realized he wasn't breathing. he died that afternoon. investigators later found his young brother still inside the church. he was taken to the hospital. police say both brothers suffered blunt force trauma and had injuries to their stomachs, backs, thighs and genitals. during the search, investigators also found several other
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children who appeared to be unharmed. >> we know that there was -- >> reporter: the boys' parents, bruce and deborah leonard, are facing charges of first-degree manslaughter and four artificial people, including the victims' sisters is charged with second-degree assault. define garrimore is deborah leonard's attorney. >> apparently this was related to some church-related discipline that was being imposed on her two boys. i don't think it was her idea. >> reporter: what were they being disciplined for? >> that, i can't say. >> you can't see in. only see lights on and all of the windows are boarded up. >> reporter: neighbors like tara litz say church members tried to recruit them in the past. >> we always joked around and said they were a cult and now we are believing they probably were. >> reporter: litz lived in the house next door for ten years. she said congregation members
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men wore long dark cloks aks and chanting. >> it was not any recognizable language that i could distinguish. >> reporter: the group's secretory raised eyebrows in the tight-knit community. >> no one was ever allowed in there. you couldn't get in there. it was off limits. >> reporter: now both parents are in jail on a hundred thousand dollars bail and all six of those accused will be in court tomorrow for a hearing. charlie. >> michelle, thanks. this morning, the man behind the hunt for cecil, the lion, appeared before a judge. our cameras tracked down theo bronkhorse before he entered a zimbabwe court. he says the investigation surrounding the death of cecil has ruined him. debora patta is here with more. >> reporter: tourists flocked here unaware that not far from
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play out. one man missing was walter palmer who shot and killed cecil, the lion. all charges have been dropped against him. but the man who led the hunt is still being prosecuted. hiding behind dark glasses, theo bronkhorst sat in his pickup waiting for the proceedings to begin. turning his head away from the camera he told us he done nothing wrong and claimed he had a legal permit and he will be vindicated in court. >> i guess i had a famous line. >> reporter: the famous line was the star attraction of the park. cecil. he believes he is the fallguy. >> many lions shot and killed every year. >> reporter: he broke down as he told us his life had been ruined.
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it's destroyed the family, my business. you know, we -- we employee a lot of people and they will have -- time now. i guess each family is supporting six or more dependents. >> reporter: zimbabwe officials insist the shooting of cecil was unlawful. legally hunting is rarely but a study was done and they were convinced the outrage surrounding this case, it would be different this time. like many zimbabweans here, surprised charges were dropped against palmer. >> really thought that this was going to be an example to other people that have done this before, who would do it in the future, and so very disappointed we are not going to see justice. >> reporter: bronkhorst says the charges were dropped against palmer proves his own innocence
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but he has to wait a little longer to have his day in court. his case is being postponed, yet again, until early next week. >> it shows another side to the story there. >> it does. about. thank you, again, debora. are some businesses keeping races a secret? jeff pegues is in washington. >> why a mobile phone app in washington, d.c. is generating a lot of controversy coming up on "cbs this morning." if you're heading out the door because you have stuff to do, you'll be missed. we only ask that you set your dvr so you can watch "cbs this morning" any time you like because we will be here until 9:00. happy to be here. we will be right back. get burned but that don't happen to us opioids block pain signals by attaching to something called mu-receptors here but they also attach to mu-receptors in the bowel.
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some businesses in an upscale washington, d.c. neighborhood are accused this morning of racial profiling through a mobile app. shopkeepers are using a private messaging service to alert each other and the police about people who are acting suspiciously. the vast majority of those reports are about black customers. jeff pegues is in georgetown with more. >> reporter: good morning. some apps on mobile phones are part of the wave of the future when it comes to fighting crime, but one app in particular is being criticized for the type of information it's generating. last year, businesses here in georgetown started to use the app to spot potential suspicious activity, but it hasn't gone entirely as planned. in trendy georgetown, store owners will tell you shoplifting is part of the cost of doing business. green works at the sports zone elite. >> the type of people is more
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here all the time and go to the same item and get the feel of the store. >> reporter: the last year alone police recorded 120 thefts in countercrime, businesses are using an app called groupme that works like a chat room and communities and employees and on-duty police officers send pictures of customers acting recent posts including african-american female late 20 just stole from lacoste and need someone asap. person walking out, black male. it. >> reporter: peter murray, a reporter for the georgetown saw. >> just a glance at the app you see racial bias immediately. >> reporter: murray found from march 1st to july 5th of this year 330 people were identified as suspicious activity. of those, 72% were described as african-american.
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>> not only was there this jump to a conclusion that somebody has committed a cream because they are suspicious or because they are wearing a certain thing or they have a certain hairstyle, but also the people who are texting each other are sort of reveling in this game of following people around and say whog is suspicious. >> reporter: any idea of what percentage of those identified arrested? percentage. maybe less than 5%. >> reporter: joe sternly runs the georgetown business improvement district, which started the neighborhood. he pushes back at the notion that it's profiling. >> somebody posts something that is inappropriate, the group actually, our staff goes out and meets with the person and retrains them and make sure that they are comfortable with the rules and can abide by them. if they don't, we kick them off. >> reporter: he says one or two people have already been kicked out of the group for racial profiling. originally, police here endorsed the use of the app but yesterday when we asked metropolitan p.d. would not comment for this
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good morning to you. i'm chis mckinnon. let's get to danielle with a check of the forecast. bright start. 48 in boston right now, 40 taunton by still some 30s on the map. 32 in keen. lower 60s later on today. no weather-related issues, sunshine from start to finish. heading into the day tomorrow there will be a brief shower in the morning and then an isolated afternoon shower. only in the 50s with scattered showers on saturday, upper 40s for highs on sunday. dropping into the 30s sunday night. traffic and weather together. >> what a busy morning with all these accidents. we have three accidents north of the city right now that we're keeping an
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the latest 495 southbound at 110 between exits 46 and 50. then 93 south in andover at 133 in the active break down lane. finally 93 south after 128, southbound on 93 is basically jammed from andover into the city now. >> thank you very much. our top story this morning, a former youth hockey coach is due in court accused of sexual assaulting a young player back in the 90s. this man 61-year-old robert richardson began assaulting the boy when he was 13 in 1991.
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it is thursday, october 15th, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including a restaurant group that will stop taking tips! first on cbs, ceo danny meyer says he is taking the your world in 90 seconds. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> the system came back on line. they say there are no signs that this failure had anything to do with a mixerus attack. the recent explosion of violence in afghanistan has led president obama to reverse his decision. three minute men were
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arrested. israeli police suspected them of about to launch another attack. the clinton campaign is subtly, but unmistakably, upping the pressure on vice president joe biden to make his intentions. >> donned trump jumps the line and crosses a thousand miles beyond it. >> bergdahl who was a traitor, a treason. you got shot. >> a wildfire is threatening hundreds of homes. >> lamar odom is a long way from being out of the woods and he is fighting for his life. businesses here in georgetown started to use the activity. the people who are texting ing each other of reveling in this game of following people around and saying who is suspicious. >> bernie sanders is feeling good after his performance on tuesday night.
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here he is busting out the dance moves with ellen. >> something i thought i would never see, bernie sanders and ellen. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. investigators are trying to figure out how a computer glitch sidelined a system that checks the terrorist no-fly list. it caused big delays for passengers across the country. officers had to check passengers' name against the watch list by hand. the outrage last night affected major cities from coast-to-coast. >> it left thousands of people stranded and confused and frustrated almost two hours. the lines got longer and longer until the system came back up. customs and border protection officials say there is no sign that the outage was malicious. hillary clinton's debate performance is putting must pressure this morning on vice president joe biden. clinton's campaign chairman said it's time for biden to decide on
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clinton says the vice president need to consider what is best for him and his family. biden said he thought all of the candidates performed well tuesday night and left it at that. bernie sanders said he raised 2.5 million since the debate and got the attention of donald trump who, last night, called sanders a, society, socialist/communist and a maniac. danny meyer plans to take tipping off the menu and gratuities are going away at 13 of his new york restaurants. starting at the modern in late november you will never find a tip line our check and there will be no need to live additional cash at the table. the coat check, or the bar. we are pleased to welcome danny meyer back to studio 57. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> you call this hospitality included. why are you doing this? >> you know what? i love the hospitality business as much as anyone on earth.
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in which, over the 30-year career that i've had, a disparity between what somebody can make in the dining room with a tipping system and what somebody can make in the kitchen has widen by about 200%. >> a lot more being made by the waiters than the cooks? >> yes. i love the fact the waiters make good money. the waiters at our restaurant when we eliminate tipping will make as much or more in 75% of the cases than they are making right now. when you have a tip, i don't think the general public fully understands where that tip can go and where it's not allowed to go. so, for example, when you leave a deep at any restaurant, not only is the way or the generally sharing it with all other servers but not allowed to share it with the people in the kitchen. >> why are they not allowed? >> because how laws are written across the country. >> have to do with taxes? >> having nothing to do with tacks. it's -- taxes. gratuities are only shared with
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the meal. that means on a really, really busy saturday night when everybody is high-fiving themselves because they did such a great job of taking care of you, the cooks are sweating a little bit more while the waiters are counting a bit more cash. >> the person i want to be happy is the cook! >> you are so right about that! danny said people say if it's too good to be true, does it mean we are going to pay in other ways that now the prices of the food are going to go up? >> well, the price of your meal is exactly what it is. so, for example, when you agreed many, many years ago it's worth paying more for organic vegetables or locally grown vegetables or animals who were raised responsibly, that got put into the menu prices. right now it's put into the menu prices not what do we pay the cooks and florp ists and tabletops and what we pay our servers as well and that is our responsibility to do it. at the end of the day when you get your credit card bill a
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come to one of our restaurants should look just about as exactly it should of when you struggled in the dark to put on the tip. it's true the menu price will look higher to you by about 21%, but the total at the bottom will be the same. the benefit is that we will get a chance, because we don't have to worry about who cannot get tips, to make it an questionable playing field for everyone. >> and people who don't give good tips. >> that is one of the most demoralizing things in the world if someone tips a waiter for a slow service and it may not have been the waiter's fault at all. >> this is on the front page of almost every paper in the country because it revolutionize eating with if other restaurants follow your lead. can you only guarantee it's only a 20% increase in the menu price, or could you go as high as 35%, as some analysts are suggesting? >> west we are going to start it at 21% and try to make it work as best we can. i think it's really important,
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norah, tond that january 1st of next year, minimum wage is going to be going up everywhere. as soon as minute wage goes up, not just our restaurants, but every restaurant is going to have to raise their prices. that doesn't require you to eliminate tipping. but we looked at that moment in time and we said, if we are going to have to raise our prices any way, why don't we use this opportunity to make the restaurant business a much more sustainable place? i got to add one more thing. we are facing, across the whole country, the biggest single labor shortage in talented cooking skills that we have ever seen, and part of the reason is that if you're a young kid and you want to go to cooking school with big, big bills, how do you tell your parents what i really want to do is go work for $11, $10 an hour and live in a big city like new york? for the very sustainability for the business, we think this is important. >> really interesting. >> it is. >> thank you, restaurant legend. you earned that well. >> thank you, queen gayle!
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>> thanks a lot, danny. ahead, our conversation with tom hanks and steven spielberg what it's like to work together. steven, how does one say to tom hanks, that was good but could do you that over? a little more energy! >> that's what i say. >> exactly what i says! >> i guess my mantra is similar. saying that was great, that was
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the atlanta falcons are flying high, but can they soar over the saints? tracy wilson is standing by at the mercedes-benz superdome in new orleans with a preview of "thursday night football." plus, will the patriots look for revenge sunday over deflategate. that is going to be a big game on sunday. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." selling 18 homes? easy. building them all in four and a half months?
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tom hanks and steven spielberg join forces for the fourth time as actor and director. their new movie "bridges spies" opens nationwide tomorrow. the oscar winners spoke with us here in new york about their winning partnership and friendship in hollywood. so how does this work, this
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particular collaboration? do you call him and say, tom, i have something for you, or you say, tom, guess, what, steven? we got to do. >> no, no. i called tom and said i got wind of a story that a young playwright from new england had brought to dream works. >> something important was come up. >> we have a soviet spy. >> reporter: that became "bridge of spies." a cold war drama based on true events in steep and intrigued in espionage. >> we call it constitution and we agree to the rules and that is what makes our americans. >> reporter: tom hanks plays james donovan, a lawyer signed to defend an accused soviet spy named rudolph engle. later, donovan is called on to negotiate a prisoner swap able for american pilot gary power who had been shoot down and held by soviet union. >> the spy swap was all news to me. i called tom on the phone, you
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friends for such a long time before this -- we started professional working together. >> steven, how does one say to tom hanks, oh, that qa good but could you do that over? a little more energy, a little more energy next time. >> exactly what he says! similar. that was great, that was once more. >> yeah. he comes up and will say things like this. do something different. >> yeah. >> okay. >> what kind of direction is that? do something different. >> it works. i remember seeing a long time ago the making of an "indiana jones" movie, the one harrison is on the tank and all of that kind of stuff. it shows this. they are setting up a shot. i remember harrison ford said he was doing something with his hand. he said, steven, how about this in the foreground? do you like this? i love it, keep it in! i'm like you get to say that on a steven spielberg set? >> who knew? it's weird. people can make all of the
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matter is a movie is like a living, breathing thing and keeps evolving. we don't do this cement the dry and make the movie. i don't like to cement the dry until they yank the film out of my hands and puts it into movie theaters because it's always changing and evolving. >> reporter: the 40th anniversary of "jaws." >> oh, it is? >> is it really? >> '75, it came out. >> reporter: 40th anniversary. steven, you should know that. >> i should but i don't pay attention to hose things. i guess i will on the 50th anniversary. >> but 40 is big in a movie when people hear that music, they know what that is. so you were told that, you know, listen. you'll never get to make another movie that has that kind of commercial success, you should stop now. is that true? >> well, what they said in the middle of "jaws" you'll never
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make another movie because it was so everbudgeted and overschedule. >> do you remember what the budget was supposed to be? >> $3.2 million and it went to $10 or $11 and in 1974 that is a big overage. i was still in shock we even fred the movie. it didn't sink in for a couple of years what "jaws" had become in the country. the only experience i remember having where i thought we were a popular movie, i was standing in a long line in the summertime at 31 flavors trying to get ice cream and the only time it impacted me people were seeing the movie, they were talking about "jaws" in line on the way to guess their ice cream cones and when i realized it. >> the piedmont theater in piedmont, california, i saw it the day before the fourth of july. the reason i remember it was the day before the fourth of july, the july 3rd, 1975, is because murray hamilton, who played the mayor, told chief brodie, he beaches! tomorrow is the fourth of july! >> for christ's sake, tomorrow
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>> i said, guys, tomorrow was the fourth of july! it was a big, big moment for all of us. remember? that was the first -- that was the first movie i stood in line for. >> hanks is now starred in four spielberg films. he says they are special opportunities for him still. he loves to share that experience with his fellow actors. >> because i had done this before, the other guys in the movie came up and said, what can we expect? i said, the best thing that could happen on a set is where steven disappears, you don't know where he is, and then you see him out of the corner of your eye someone on the periphery of the set with a finder up to his eye. >> reporter: what does that mean? >> it means he is looking for something that is going to be solid gold! and you hope you're in it somewhere! >> that is so great. it's really great, great, great. i shared a desk with peter b, xly who wrote "jaws." he took a percentage of the movie and sent somebody out there to pick up the check personally and bring it back. >> that is so great. >> you feel the chemistry, the
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school in boseman, montana, yesterday. a staff sergeant herded the bear out and nobody was hurt. >> herd a bear out. >> ahead, good morning. it's 8:25. 48 in boston right now. still some 30s on the map too in nashua and keen. chilly start. highs in the upper oo 50s to low 60s. mostly sunny though from start to finish. a passing shower tomorrow, mid 60s. then 50s on saturday with scattered showers. windy and cold, the upper 40s on sunday. a hard freeze for many of us sunday night into monday morning. traffic and weather together. >> lots of problems south of boston with a couple of accidents to tell you about. the latest on the expressway northbound at the o'neil tunnel. the center lane is blocked.
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have a crash down in norwood 95 southbound at pontiff street. 24 north still a mess after that earlier crash in avon. that crawls to 128. checking our top stories now, more trouble for sports site draft kings. the justice department and fbi wants to know if they accepted bets from states where online betting games are illegal. they talked to players about their experiences on the site. draft kings and rival site fan dual are already under the microscope over claims of insider trading. police say they found two dead dogs and a dead lizard in a filthy home infested with fleas. the home belongs to 45-year-old nicole botolo and steven botolo.
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i got fire under my feet and i feel it under my feet >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, an nfl star puts his hometown ahead of a big ole payday. new orleans saints cornerback keenan lewis is offering golden inspiration you could say for a new generation of athletes. also tracy wolfson is at the mercedes-benz dome in new orleans. she will have a preview of "thursday night football." plus, the first time nolfist novelist who won a 2 million dollar vans meet the author behind "city on fire."
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his book is set in an era some would rather forget. that is ahead. "the san francisco chronicle" reports on the arrival today of the self-driving tuesday la and something ilan musk discussed on "cbs this morning" last year. >> you hint it's something else? >> something else is autopilot. it will change lanes for me now. and then brake. i'm not touching anything. >> tesla's new autopilot system is capable of steering cars at freeway speed, changing lanes, and using brakes to avoid a collision. the "los angeles times" reports on the resignation of a prominent astronomer at uc berkeley. the school found he investigated sexual harassment policy for warning. rapper jay-z.'s copyright tile, he toot stand yesterday in
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a judge ordered her for pay more than 1 1,200 dollars and serve community service. i think that is a funny story. welcome back. we missed charlie. he was gone for three days. >> we did. welcome back. funny a mir cat expert. i thought of the social media thing. she was an expert in the mir cat? >> and strange things happening at the zoo. week six of the nfl season kicks off tonight right here on cbs. the 1-4 new orleans saints hope to pull off an upset against the undefeated atlanta falcons. the falcons this year are one of six perfect teams. tracy wolfson, "the nfl on cbs" lead game reporter is on the field at the mercedes-benz superdome superdome in new orleans.
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tonight? >> you mentioned the zoo. tonight. a rivalry game between the two nfc south teams. you mentioned it. new orleans is struggling and trying to find their way. undefeated. one of the surprise teams right now in the nfl. it should be interesting. i think it's going to take a lot to stop this nfc south atlanta falcons power offense that they have. julio jones just clicking on all cylinders and devante freeman and matt ryan. struggling. the question going is how will julio jones be? he is dealing with a hamstring injury. i am told he is not on a pitch count tonight and expected to >> what did drew brees? having a tough time this season and one of the nicest guys in the nfl. what do you think about him? they say he is 36 and some say that is a little old in the nfl. are his best days behind him? >> tom brady is older.
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>> i don't think it's old in the nfl. we have seen several players around that age perform at a high level. it is interesting. you mentioned it. he is struggling definitely mightily this year. he is not surrounded by the parts that he used to have. they lost jimmy graham and drew brees dealing with a shoulder injury a few weeks ago. i was told he is 100% bun t you never really know. they need a win but i think his future is definitely questionable with the new >> tom brady is 38 and playing >> that's right. >> or pretty. 28, he is playing well. >> is there an advantage for the saints playing at their hometown in the superdome? >> you know, there is but they haven't been as dominate at home as they have been in the past. this atlanta team is a different team run by dan quinn, taking over this year. he just provides this mentality of toughness, play fast, play competitive, never give up. they won four of their five games in the fourth quarter.
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they have had to come from behind to win. so this is a completely different atlanta team that i did not think will be in awe of this stadium which, by the way, they have played in here before. >> let's talk about sunday's game, tracy. some are calling it deflategate revenge with the patriots and the colts. what is your take on that? >> reporter: you know what? i look at it as it's in the past. that is just a media thing and everybody is just talking about it. once they kick off, it is just another game to me. yeah, of course, tom brady, he will certainly be playing with a little extra chip on his shoulder, but he does. we saw it last week in dallas with the greg hardy situation. he definitely went out there a little bit more amped. so i expect a little bit more hype from this, a little bit more hype from tom brady, but once they kick off, it's the colts trying to win a fooling and get their season back on track and new england trying to remain undefeated. >> yes. tracy wolfson, great to see you there and we will be watching thank you so much.
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>> you got it, guys. >> we are counting down to "thursday night football" with the new orleans saints and atlanta falcons. coverage begins at 7:30 eastern right here on cbs. we stay in the big easy a couple of more mints with our high school honor roll series and celebrating super bowl number 50. saints cornerback keenan lewis played for the steelers in super bowl xlv. the new orleans native brought home a special golden foote football to his alma mater. nfl films is capturing the journey and james brown, who hosts "the nfl today" on cbs takes us to landry walker high school. >> get everybody up over here. >> reporter: for saints cornerback keenan lewis, new orleans is more than a city he plays in. it's home and giverg back to his hometown is never far from his mind. >> keenan wants to say a few words to you all. >> fortunately, i was one of those guys to have an opportunity to play in a super
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bowl so it's an honor to give back and i always like to give back to my community so i would like to present this ball to coach. >> keenan has been the inspiration for us to continue to show that each and every one of you all inspire to be and make it out like he did, so we want to give him another hand. >> reporter: growing up in the shadow of the superdome, lewis always hoped an nfl stadium would one day be his workplace. >> it was tough growing up, you know, in this community. you always hear about everything taking place. you don't get too many stories that guys had opportunity to make it to the national football league, so that was a dream i always had, i always wanted to accomplish. >> reporter: with just his mom at home, keenan looked to his football coach for guidance. >> coach power stepped in and played that father figure role and that was tremendously important.
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east monterrey court where i grew up at playing out here with the other guys and gave me the opportunity to play. >> we gave you opportunity. you just had to wait your turn. you had to wait your turn. >> i had to find my way. >> reporter: after being drafted by pittsburgh, lewis found his way to the super bowl. later, he turned down more money from the steelers to sign with his hometown saints. >> it wasn't about the money. it was about me coming back and showing the youth that dreams do come true and take into consideration to me accomplishing the thing that they dream of, maybe it will make them play even harder. you stop me? drive through that ball. colin get a little pass and in the nfl, one run, touchdown. >> he's a motivator. when i see him, i think to myself, he did it, he was in the same position, also the same school as me, and he made it out. so i really think i think i can make it out also. >> you don't go no power. as soon as he runs to you and dodge, he's done.
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as soon as they come back around, boom. >> i want to be like him one day. one day, i want to play in the nfl and be successful and come back and give back to my people as well. >> 1-2-3! >> 1-2-3. >> win! >> that's why you set your goals. you try to reach your goals by, you know, looking at that football and say i want to do the same thing that keenan did. >> dreams do come true, no matter what the situation you face, you know, you can accomplish your dreams. >> i love these stories. what i like is when all of them, when the players go back to look on the kid' eyes when they are looking at him saying, he did it, maybe i can. >> yeah. because they view them as such heroes, right? >> keenan lewis, got a new fan. >> a new fan, indeed. a big city, a big book and one author's dream that put him on top. up next the child of the south
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it was the people who bore the brunt of the blackout struggling through a night and most of the day without lights, elevators, subways or steve young reports on how they handled it. >> new york in july of 1977 faced a blackout that lasted more than a day. cbs news cameras captured that chaos. that era inspired a first-time
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season's most talked about new book. new yorkers of the '70s lived with constant unseize. the big apple nearly went bankrupt and the son of sam terrorized millions. jeff glor spoke to the author of "city on fire" about a novel that sparked a bidding war wayne a huge advance. >> there is a moment, you know, on the turnpike and you look out the window and you see, for the first time in that trip, the skyline. >> and it had always seemed to be saying to me, you're here, you made it. you're home. it? this is where i'm meant to be? >> this is where all of the people who aren't meant to be anywhere else, you know? are meant to be. >> reporter: the spark of an idea that would become the biggest and boldest novel of his generation came to garth hobarth in 2003. >> i got off the bus and had
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white heat in my brain. >> reporter: 12 years after this north carolina native made a fateful trip into manhattan, "city on fire" hit shelves at 944 pages. hallberg wrote it longhand. >> even though it seemed unpublishable to me. >> reporter: unpublishable. >> i knew it would be somewhere between 875 and 970 pages long. those kinds of -- i shouldn't see those kinds of books being published. >> because it had to be done. it was a joy. it was a joy to do. >> reporter: diana miller is his editor. smarts and emotional side together seamlessly is a great combination. >> reporter: city on fire is set in the new york of the 1970s, focusing on the heirs to a great fortune and the messy lives and city they along amongst. >> out again.
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>> i knew it! >> reporter: including the blackout of 1977. >> it was a miserable muggy wednesday night. >> part of the sense of possession that i felt in the 45-second space where the entire book came to me was that somehow i had been dreaming about or communicating with this time period for years. i had been driving around. >> reporter: you wanted to live in that time period? choice. i mean, i'm driving around the back road in north carolina, you know, feeling like nobody gets it. >> and listening to ps atti smith. >> you didn't live through this era but people who did live through this era in the '70s in new york, seem to think that you nailed what the city was. >> they did such a good job leaving a set of traces, photographs, albums, books. this was the go-to desk. >> reporter: hallberg is 36
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time researching the novel inside new york's main library and four years thinking about "city on fire" five years writing it and another couple of years watching a bidding war develop over who would publish it. in the end knopf won for a reported $2 million. part of it? >> as little as i can. >> reporter: why? >> that's not a youthful set of thoughts to have in mind when i sit down at the desk to work on the next thing. >> reporter: because it's transactional? >> because it's transactional, and good art isn't. >> reporter: but the rights to "city on fire" have been sold for a movie producer and means the book will likely be on the big screen. >> as the blocks piled up between him and the grief counselor's officer. >> reporter: hallberg just left for an 18-city book tour won't say what else the future holds. for now, he is letting readers
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linger over the past. for "cbs this morning," jeff glor, new york. >> i'm into it. i want to see it. >> i do too. >> the description that he felt white heat on his brain. he knew that there was something he had to do. >> yeah. >> go ahead. >> the book critic for "the new york times" says kids eager to escape the platitude of suburbia. >> gayle reads so fast and be done with it in two days. >> it may take me three. our seth doane got a lesson working with officials in north korea. at this very minute he is taking your questions on our facebook page. >> how about my questions? >> huh? >> i've asked my questions of seth.
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good morning. it's 8:55. i'm kathryn hauser. we'll check your top stories after your forecast. a beautiful start out there at 34. most of us rising through the 40s now. we'll be on our way to the lower 60s this afternoon. it's kind of on the mark for where we should be this time of the year. tomorrow mid 60s and then falling into the 50s with a passing shower. scattered showers on saturday, only the mid 50s. upper 40s on sunday. widespread 30s sunday night into monday will mean the end of the growing season for many of us. traffic and weather together. >> it's been a tough commute this morning.
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at the worse rides. the mass pike eastbound is a slow crawl westborough to hopkins and then bumper to bumper. 128 north stop and go. route 3 jammed to the split. let's check the north. 93 southbound into the long stoneham into boston 128 the heaviest. checking our top story ies this thursday morning, a former youth hockey coach is due in court today accused of sexual assaulting a young player in the 90s. prosecutors say 61-year-old robert richardson of dorchester started assaulting the boy in 1991 when he was just 13. the sunday victim brought the matter to police last year and richardson was indicted last month. in 2005 he was acquitted of similar charges. this month charlie baker will unveil a new bill aimed at addressing the state's growing
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appointed a task force to come up with some strategies. the state senate passed its own bill. it calls for a screening of public school students and encouraging doctors to consider alternatives. new leaks are still running up the tab. more than 16 million gallons of waters were pumped out of the ted williams tunnel and i-90 connector. our next newscast is today at noon.
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