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captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: the race gets tighter. as election day grows closer-- >> five days away from the change you've been waiting for your entire life. ( cheers ). >> imagine it 2017, and imagine it is donald trump standing in front of the capitol. >> pelley: also tonight, seniors argue over two of their own. >> i wouldn't trust her to go to the stoir for me. >> i don't believe he's qualified to lead anything, including my local homeowners association. >> pelley: the government says kids are eating too much salt, putting their health at risk. ( cheers )
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the drought ends, and the water works begin. and an american diplomat becomes an international tv this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: the race is down to five days, and hillary clinton's lead is down to three points. in a new cbs news/"new york times" poll tonight, it's clinton two weeks another clinton had a nine-point lead. motivating voters is key, and today, both campaigns seemed to adopt a new motto-- if you can't win them, scare them. donald trump was in florida with his version of a story in today's with the journal about the f.b.i. and the clinton foundation. major garrett was there. >> so, let me ask you this
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will justice be done, yes or no? >> reporter: in jacksonville, florida today, donald trump seized on a new report that the f.b.i. has investigated criminal wrongdoing at the clinton foundation. >> it was reported that an avalanche of information is coming in. the f.b.i. agents say their investigation is likely to yield an endynamite. >> reporter: not quite. cbs news has confirmed that f.b.i. has looked into the finances of the clinton foundation but so far, no charges have been filed. >> he certainly know house to shake things up, doesn't he? >> reporter: in pennsylvania, trump's wife, melania, made her first campaign appearance since giving a partially plajarrized speech at the g.o.p. convention. she said as first lady, she would focus on online bullying, something her husband has been
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fragile. they're hurt when they are made fun of or made to feel less in looks or intelligence. >> reporter: trump also deployed former archrival-turned-ally ted cruz to iowa today, but campaigning with mike pence, cruz kept his focus off of trump. >> i recognize some of you guys are wanting to write stories suggesting divisions among republicans. i'll make a point-- i'm getting ready to get on a gigantic airplane that has donald trump's name painted on t >> reporter: trump rallies tonight in reliably republican eastern north carolina, parentave closing strategy of driving up the g.o.p. vote in the reddest part of battleground states. scott, trump's weekend schedule is at least partially set. it looks a little more purple and blue, stops saturday in nevada and colorado, sunday in wisconsin. >> pelley: major garrett on the home stretch. now let's check in with nancy cordes covering the clinton campaign. >> if donald trump were to win this election, we would have a
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completely out of his depth, and whose ideas are incredibly dangerous. >> reporter: with five days to go, clinton has concluded that the best way to win the white house is to paint a picture of trump in it. >> if you're latino, you know that life would be like because we'd have a president who doesn't see you as american at all. >> reporter: the latest cbs news/"new york times" poll helps explain the strategy. only 49% of likely voters say they are very enthusiasti a casting their ballots, down from 62% in 2012. in the absence of enthusiasm, fear might be the next most-powerful motivator. >> you can't make skewse excuser this stuff! >> reporter: in miami today, the president warned that the nation's very character is at stake. >> if you discriminate against people of different faiths before you are president, then that is what you will do in office, can except you will have
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( cheers and applause ) the twisted notions that you had before you were in office! >> reporter: it isn't all doom and gloom. clinton pairs her argument about trump with talk of how she wants to lead. >> i disagree with people on lots of issues, but i believe the only way we can get things done is to actually listen and respect each other and try to find that common ground. >> reporter: newly release that at one point, secretary clinton and her top aide, huma abedin, discussed how abedin could get a secure phone to clinton. clinton suggested that perhaps an aide to abedin's now-disgraced husband, anthony weiner, could fedex it to her. scott, state department officials say this would not have been appropriate sending it in that manner as long as the phone was rendered inoperable first. >> pelley: nancy cordes for us tonight. nancy, thank you. now, we told you a moment ago
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tightening, but, of course, it's the electoral vote, state by state, that elects the president. anthony salvanto is our cbs news director of elections and our expert on this. anthony, tell us first about trump? >> well, scott, let's take a look at trump's path through those battleground states that will ultimately decide this. we think he has to win florida. that's the pereg battleground state, and also get ohio, where the polls have been everywhere tight. but then he also has to north carolina, which is also a tight race, and even then, he won't get above the 270 electoral vote that he needs. he'll still have to go and take a couple of other state like, say, a colorado and a nevada in order to get past 270. if that sounds like a lot of work for the last five days, it is. >> pelley: and when hillary clinton looks at your map, what does she see? >> here's why she still has an edge. start with pennsylvania, where she's been leading in the polls. if she can hang on to that, then
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carolina herself, say, to go over the 270 that she would need. that adds up to an easier electoral college path for hillary clinton. >> pelley: anthony salvanto, director of elections here at cbs news, thanks very much. well, perhaps you've noticed just how heated your own election conversations are getting. mark strassmann got an earful olympicing to retirees for our week-long series "closing arguments." >> reporter: this is the villages north of orlando, spra 110,000 seniors-- >> lock her hup! >> reporter: ...and a bitter partisan divide. >> he's alienated over 50% of the american elerkterate. that is not true. have you researched him? have you gone in-- >> yeah, i have and that's why i'm voting against him. >> reporter: linda fogg is a retired 61-year-old chemical engineer. 67-year-old dale kennedy used to be a mortgage broker. >> i'm about to walk out of here, i'll tell you what. >> reporter: we introduced
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republicans. it did not dp well. >> may i finish? may i? >> well, be my guest. you always do. >> reporter: by mail, fogg voted for hillary clinton, her first vote ever for a democrat. was there a part of you that felt like a traitor on your party? >> no. i believe that donald trump has been a trairpt toot g.o.p. >> hi, i'm linda fogg. >> reporter: fogg even started a club here "republicans for hillary." >> we have a candidate at the top of the ticket that insults women, and mocks the disabled, i don't believe he's qualified to lead anything. >> reporter: kennedy is passionately pro-trump. >> there is so much positive energy behind donald trump. he is definitely not a perfect person, and he has said some stupid things. >> reporter: has trump said anything that is so, to you, stupid or offensive that it made you second guess your support? >> momentitarily, when the thing came out. >> reporter: which thing? >> oh, you know which thing.
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>> there have been many. which one? >?>> reporter: are you talking about the billy bush interview? >> whatever. let's just say he's said a lot of stupid things and, yes, some of them were-- they made me stop and think. >> reporter: what is it about trump that you find attractive? >> this man loves america. he wants to get us back to our roots to where we have morals in this country. i believe he's far more trustworthy than hillary clinton. i wouldn't trust her to go to the store for me. she has lied about benghazi. she has lied about e-mails. >> yes, there are some issues i have with hillary clinton. i believe that hillary clinton walks right up to the line of legality, and kind of flirts with it, and backs off. but we have had her under the microscope for decades and we have yet to find anything that we can lock her up for, as the trump supporters would say. >> reporter: fogg and kennedy will both campaign for their
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>> i love riding around and having people honk at me and every once in a while i get shot a bird. >> and so do i. ( laughter ) >> oh, really? >> not the same person, hopefully. >> reporter: mark strassmann, cbs news, the villages, florida. >> pelley: whatever your side of the line, we hope you'll join us for cbs news election night coverage. that's going to be tuesday night at 7:00 eastern time. in northern afghanistan today, killed and four were wounded in a raid against taliban leaders in kunduz province. the americans have not been identified. they were assisting afghan forces. u.s. air strikes were called in dozens of taliban fighters were killed but so were afghan civilians. 40 million people watchedded the chicago cubs defeat the
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it was the largest tv audience for a series game since 1991. there was no tv or radio to speesk the last time the cubs won in 1908. here's dean reynolds. >> the cubs win the worms! >> reporter: it was a game that will be emblazoned on the souls of cub fans forever, a turn of events that made grown men sob with relief that the burden borne by and grandparents had finally been lifted from their shoulders purpose there were enough emotional peaks and valleys to last an entire season, much lesone game, when a four-run cub lead evaporated, people started to lose it. cindy lloyd spoke for many. did you think they were going to blow it? >> yeah, that did cross my mind. >> reporter: randy traub is a big guy who was too afraid to watch even one of the 80 screens in the cubby bear bar. >> i didn't want to look.
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trip lasted 108 years, but it was no dead end. in the postgame partying, cub slugger kyle schwarber became acquainted with a fine vintage. >> it tastes great. it tastes so much better now that we're champs. >> reporter: this morning the cubs came home, clutching the trophy that eluded this franchise for so long, and it took a white sox fan to explain how long. >> the last time want cubs had won, thomas edison was they hadn't invented sliced bread yet. >> reporter: "chicago tribune" sports writer paul sullivan: >> i think the losing, you know, you kind of got used to over the years. >> reporter: happy to shelled that "lovable loser" thing? >> oh, my gosh, i'm happy not to have to write about the billy goat ever again. >> reporter: further confirmation that all of this is not really a dream will come tomorrow, scott, when much of the city is expected to turn out
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food could lead to problems like high blood pressure. already, one in nine children have it. the recommended daily limit for sodium ranges from 1900 milligrams a day for younger kids to 2300 a day for older ones. today's study found adolescents consumed 55% more sodium than recommended. even younger kids were way over the limit. >> my favorite food would be pita. >> reporter: pizza and mexican food headed the top 10 list of sodium sources, but thet sprinkled throughout their entire diet, and of the 10, only milk had naturally occurring sodium per for the rest, salt was added during processing. more than half of sodium intake came from store-bought foods. >> our little box here, four of the bagel bites, is going to be about 410 milligrams of sodium. >> brigitte murphy is a dietition at n.y.u. langone medical center. >> for example, one tablespoon of ketchup has 160 milligrams of sodium. that's more than a slice of
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>> we thought if we were lucky, we might have 50,000 danes tune in. >> reporter: instead, the danes rolled in and tuned in, in their hundreds of thousands. of show's executive producer erik struve hansen, is still in shock. >> he looks like a hollywood star-- perfect smile, good looking, smart, and so on. >> reporter: an american from central casting, almost. >> yeah. >> reporter: but apart from a character, a show needs a enter kitchen left, rufus' partner, stephen. >> should be home by 7:00, and i think the evening is free. yeah. >> reporter: the two decided what they needed and maybe what the show needed was a good, new-fashioned wedding-- theirs. >> and i, therefore, proclaim that you are legally married. congratulations. ( applause ) >> reporter: it was a happy day, a big hit, and more. >> and there was an element of diplomacy there. there-- or politics.
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trying to prove on that show? >> we were, in copenhagen city hall, were the first same-sex unions in the world took place, steven and i got married. >> reporter: naturally, the awards followed. >> rufus gifford! >> oh, my gosh! oh, man! >> reporter: having conquered denmark, the show has now been picked up by netflix and is running around the world. you never know what sells on tv. >> that is true, that is yes, indeed. hi! >> reporter: the ambassador turned accidental tv star is going global and dimomentacy may never be the same. mark phillips, cbs news, copenhagen. >> pelley: and that's the cbs evening news for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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