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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, october 9th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." chaos in the capitol after a bombshell announcement. why did kevin mccarthy drop his bid to become speaker of the house? and what is next for the republican party? "60 minutes" asks president obama where the russia's air and missile strikes in syria challenge his leadership. seth doane gives us a look into china with the government following his every move. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. one person is dead. at least three injured. thisin is northern anarizo university in flagstaff. >> a deadly school shooting in
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>> the shooter is in custody and happened near a residence hall that nearly houses the school's greek system. >> are you happy he is gone? >> happy is not the right word. relieved. >> many house republicans are trying to inconvce paul ryan to cover the house leadership role. >> most of the river could spill over its banks this morning. targets in syria actually landed in iran is being questioned. >> the 2016 nobel prize has been introduced. >> from hero to stabbing victim -- in saencramto. >> this is not a terrorism-related incident nor what happened in france months ago. >> undocumented immigrants in texas discovered stuck inside an
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18-wheeler. >> out of control driver hit several cars in north carolina. >> oh, gosh. look atha tt. oh, she did lit the police! >> bridge collapses in new zealand. four tourists fell 25 feet and amazingly walked away from it. >> hilton has it. >> that closes out the game. >> how good was it playing tonight? >> i can't plain it. i have nothing left. >> all that matters. >> putin is now -- his own militausry jt to barely hold together by a thread his sole ally and in ukraine -- >> mr. president. on "cbs this morning." >> donald trump proved once and for all he does, indeed, have the hispanic vote. >> i'm hispanic and i vote for mr. trump! we vote for mr. trump! please! yes! mr. trump! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by n toyota. let's go places.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." republicans in the house are split in two and scrambling to find the leader. a sudden and unexpected decision on thursday turned the election of a new house speaker into chaos. >> majority leader kevin mccarthy, the front-runner, dropped out of the race to succeed john boehner. two other candidates are still in the running. former vice presidential candidate paul ryan is saying no to people begging him to run for speaker. nancy cordes is on capitol hill. >> reporter: mccarthy's announcement was so unexpected and some were in tears and upset what should be an orderly transition of power descended into turmoil. the problem there aren't that many people who want to lead a party that is this divided. >> i haven't changed anything. >> reporter: party leaders are begging wisconsin's paul ryan to
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run for speaker as the gop rushes to fill a power vacuum. >> i think i shocked some of you, huh? >> reporter: majority leader kevin mccarthy pulled out of the speaker's race at the last possible moment thursday, just before a vote he was expected to win. >> said for us to unite, you probably need a fresh face. >> reporter: his announcement left lawmakers reeling including two of his opponents. >> absolutely stunned. >> reporter: mccarthy had faced opposition from the same 40 hard-line conservatives who wanted to unseed the current speaker john boehner. one from kansas said mccarthy's exit from the race is a victory for the american people. >> they want conservatives to expect congressmen and that hasn't happened much the last four and a half years. >> reporter: not everyone saw that it that way. new york leaders peter king. >> you can't hostage the house of representatives. >> reporter: one called it a fight for the soul of the gop.
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>> we need somebody willing to negotiate and talk to the other side and those are not bad ways to govern. >> reporter: three days ago, north carolina republican walter jones sint a cryptic letter to kathy mcmorris rogers saying if anything candidate for speaker has created any misdeeds, he should withdraw from the race. mccarthy was asked if that had anything to do with his decision. >> no, no. come on. >> reporter: it's now unclear who will be leading the house which needs to vote to raise the debt ceiling by the end of this month and needs to figure out out a way to fund the government by december. speaker boehner says he will stay on until a new speaker can be chosen but ironically, he stepped down because he was trying to do avoid the very leadership crisis we are now seeing. >> john dickerson, moderator of
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"face the nation is with us. john, good morning. so the question is what happened to mccarthy? what is happening to the republican party? and is the tail wagging the dog? >> well, there is wagging all over the place. i mean, the dogs are running amuck, i guess is the answer. the problem is there is nobody who can get 218 votes which is the number of republicans you need to be elected speaker. before mccarthy made this bombshell announcement i talked to a member who was trying to count votes for him. he said he can win in the conference of what is supposed to be happening yesterday but they didn't think they could win 218 on the house floor which would be a public embarrassment for him and the problem nobody can still get those 218 votes. >> the number of republicans in the entire caucus is? >> 247. >> right. so can anybody win without the freedom caucus which is about 40 votes and is it clear that paul ryan has the votes of the freedom caucus? >> the 40 on votes, their
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argument in the freedom caucus we were given the majority and we have buckled and not stood firm. now that they have gotten john boehner and kevin mccarthy out, that kept them feeling good and why do they want to buckle? their job is to stand firm. >> what do they want? >> a harder line from the republican leadership to enforce conservative principles. one said we want the house speaker to take on senate minority leader mitch mcconnell the republican leader in the senate and make him tougher. anybody who knows about the senate knows it's rare for the senate to tell the senate majority leader what to do. their demands is a high bar and kevin mccarthy said i can't meet their demands. >> paul ryan is laid out as the compromise candidate. >> the house ways and means committee, his announcement saying i don't want this job came out so fast, it almost broke the sound barrier, because he doesn't want to get involved in this and the reason is paul ryan has had lots of fights with
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these conservatives over fiscal matters, over the ryan/murray budget and the government shutdown and it doesn't make sense he would be the bridge building consensus. >> the house ways and means can do a lot of thing about the economy and tax reform and all of that. >> if he wants to be president there is no road to the presidency through the house speakership because it's a tough job, as we are seeing. >> can anybody control these people that represent the freedom caucus? can anybody in the republican party deal with this. >> right now, it doesn't look like anybody can. >> because unless they get their by, they are willing to take the house down? >> well, yeah. because they think the house has been selling out republicans and conservatives for the last many years. finally their chance to stop that. >> thanks, john. >> on "face the nation" on sunday john will have the latest for the speaker of the house race and goes one-on-one with donald trump and his 2016 republican rival dr. ben carson. that is this weekend on cbs.
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a breaking story in arizona. another deadly shooting on a college campus. police say a gunman guikilled o person and wounded more in flagstaff and happened this morning in a parking lot outside of a dorm. officers arrested the suspected shooter and no word on what led to the attack. this morning, president obama will fly to roseburg, oregon, to comfort families affected by the umpqua shootings. the president responded with a call for stricter gun laws saying, the violence has become routine. our major garrett is reporter that the president is considering use his executive power to require background checks. he wants someone to be checked who tries to buy in a high valued dealer. republican presidential candidate ben carson says the holocaust shows the dangers of gun control. carson told cnn on thursday that
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nazi germany took guns away from jews and other citizens. >> i think the likelihood of hitler to accomplish his goals would have been greatly diminished if they had arms. >> they had powerful machines. >> i understand that. >> they did go in and wipe out whole communities. >> realize there was a reason they toot guns first, right? >> carson was criticized early this week for saying potential victims of a mass shooting like the one in oregon should attack the gunman. russia is denying reports this morning that some of its cruise missiles missed their targets in syria on wednesday. russia says it had fired 26 missiles at 11 positions in north and northwest syria. they have been launched from warships more than 900 miles in the caspian sea. u.s. officials believe at least four of those missiles landed in iran. thsse ruian escalation is one of the topics that steve kroft asked president obama in a new interview for this sunday's "60 minutes." here is a preview. >> reporter: a year when we did
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this interview there was some saber rattling between the united states and russia on the ukrainian border and going on this week in russia. mr. putin seems to be challenging that leadership. >> in what way? let's think about this. >> reporter: he has moved troops into syria for one. he has got people on the ground. >> right. >> two the russians are conducting military operations in the middle east for the first time since world war ii arming the people that we are spoust i -- supporting? >> that is leading, steve? let me ask you this question. when i came into office, ukraine was governed by a corrupt leader who was a stooge of mr. putin. syria was russia's only ally in the region. and, today, rather than being able to count on their support
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and maintain the base they had some syria they have had a long time mr. putin is promoting his own troops and his own military just to barely hold together by a thread his sole ally. and -- >> he is challenging your leadership, mr. president. >> steve, i got to tell you, if you think that running your economy into the ground and having to send troops in in order to prop up your only ally is leadership, then we have got a different definition of leadership. >> steve kroft is here. >> wow! mr. kroft! >> i know. you've interviewed him many times and he is seems feisty this time. what does he say he is going to do about what russia is doing in syria? >> first of all, i can't really say very much about what we -- what's in the interview because the white house has embargoed it until sunday. mostly, he defends the positions that he is taken already and he
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is taking but we talk about isis, we talk a lot about vladimir putin, the inability of the united states to identify and recruit and train any kind of a moderate force in syria. we talk about his leadership, whether it's strong or whether the u.s. is projecting strength or weakness in the middle east. >> can you say what he said about -- back to norah's question about him appearing to be very feisty. why do you think that is? >> well, i'm surmising that some of it has to do with the fact he is a lame duck and that when we were talking after the interview, he did say that he is finding this whole experience of not being on the ballot very liberating. >> liberating? >> liberating. yeah. he said that -- it's sort of taken fear out of the equation. he doesn't have to be quite so careful about what he says.
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and i think you're seeing some of that. i think you saw -- maybe saw a little bit of it foreshadowing of it in the comments he made after this last school shooting. i think he is really -- he is sort of holding his ground. >> and he knows these things will extend beyond his watch and his ability to impact. >> right. we also talked about boehner. and we talked about the situation with the republicans in congress. >> can't wait. "60 minutes" on sunday. >> steve, thank you very much. >> i'm sorry. we also talked about hillary clinton's e-mails. >> oh, good. hillary clinton and joe biden and donald trump all of that if you watch steve's full report sunday on "60 minutes" here on cbs. thank you, steve. that's what you call a plug, steve kroft! new dangers this morning in south carolina after the deadly flooding. the disaster is blamed for 19 deaths in the carolinas. it causes as much as a billion dollars in damage there. the flood warnings are up. there is more water heading toward the southeastern part of south carolina. david begnaud is in andrews
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where people are being urged to get out. david, good morning. >> reporter: gayle, good morning. the catastrophic flooding in what was caused over there in the capitol of columbia has finally reached the eastern part of the state where we are in andrews this morning. there are homes that are under water. is there a man who lives just down the street who told me the water was rising at about an inch an hour at one point yesterday. the governor says the flooding will become even more widespread as people in these communities are asked to voluntarily evacuate. >> if they come knock on your door, please leave. don't risk your life for this. the water is coming. >> reporter: south carolina has been devastated by flooding not seen in the state's history. more than a dozen people have been killed. hundreds more rescued. now tens of thousands of people in low lying areas along the coast know they may need to abandon their homes over the weekend as a second wave of water approaches. >> you're seeing damage at levels we never thought we would
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see. we see the water moving. we see which way it's going and it's coming here? j dorchester county already submerged in water most people decide to stay put. >> most people are still in their homes. >> reporter: really? there, this river is expected to reach record breaking flood levels within the next 72 hours. >> everything from up north is draining down this way and making it worse. i don't know when it's going to stop. >> reporter: statewide 70 dams are in jeopardy of failing. 16 have already been breached. in the capitol of columbia, people are being told to conserve water. national guard troops are continuing to repair a breach in a canal that is vital to the city's water supply. as the sun begins to rise, people want to go back and check on their homes and see how much water they have inside. one man is about to take this boat and go check on his house down the street. charlie, the governor says this kind of flooding will last, she expects, up to 12 days. >> david, thanks.
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an american hero is recovering this morning from a second violate confrontation. surveillance video shows airman spencer stone being stabbed in a fight thursday in sacramento. stone is one of three americans who stopped an attack of terror, an act of terror this summer on a french train. ben tracy is at the uc-davis medical center in sacramento as police search for stone's >> reporter: doctors here say stone came through surgery well but still heavily sedated. the stabbing happened after he and friends left a not far from here in downtown sacramento. this surveillance video was taken just after midnight thursday. spencer stone on the far left in the long-sleeved white shirt can be seen throwing and taking punches in a brawl outside a nightclub with a group of men. eric caine seen here in blue witnessed the fight. he says it appeared stone was defending a woman who was punched in the face. >> they knew each other or
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something. they had been hanging out before this happened. >> reporter: stone was stabbed a total of three times in his upper torso. the video shows what appears to be a large blood stain on his shirt. >> i saw the back of his shirt. i saw a big red mark on the back of his shirt. there is another random person walk by and i said i think he got stabbed. >> reporter: this man was driving by in his cab. >> they do this and blade is coming out. stab him again and then, this side, this side. >> reporter: late thursday police released this video of the suspects fleeing the scene. they have not been caught. >> this incident is very unfortunate altercation between two groups of folks who were enjoying the night life in mid-town sacramento. >> reporter: the stabbing happened near the same sacramento streets where stone, a member of the air force, and two friends were celebrated in a parade just last month. the three men tackled a potential terrorist who was heavily armed on a train to paris. stone was slashed in the neck and his thumb was nearly cut off
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in the attack. he was awarded a purple heart for his injuries at a ceremony at the pentagon. >> this incident is not related to terrorism in any way. >> reporter: doctors say they are confident stone will make a full recovery. >> i suspect, given his history of his recent events, he is quite a fighter. >> reporter: now doctors say it's too early to say when he may be released. they say that he is recovering well but they would not elaborate on the extent of his wounds or how long that recovery may take. >> ben, thank you so much. a 300 million dollar airport in the middle of america is practically a ghost town. ahead see how it
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the world's most secretive country lets the world in for a big celebration. >> ahead seth doane is in fler where the government wants no
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bill cosby under oath today. ahead rikki klieman on how a four decade old sexual assault
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hispanic supporter endorsing donald trump. trump appeared at a rally in las vegas yesterday and he has been criticized for using offensive language about hispanics. this woman walked off with an autograph from donald trump. they say he was in the front row holding the "people" magazine and caught his eye and totally spontaneous. >> is she from columbia or lives in columbia? >> she said, i love donald trump! >> it's a great country. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up rare look inside north korea's capital. seth doane is there. that is ahead. it is time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the new york times" reports on this the nobel prize.
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norwegian capital made the announcement this morning. yesterday, the nobel prize for literature went to a journalist from belarus. her writings portrayed the harsh life in the former soviet union. a navy ship is possibly being sent to the south china sea and head toward man-made islands built by china that we took you there earlier this year. they claim international waters as its own. washington does not recognize those claims. business insider hat latest on a drug whose price was boosted 5,000 percent. two week ago they promised to drop the price of daraprim but it is sold for $750 a pill. the company did not respond for clarification about the current
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price. the "los angeles times" reports on bill cosby's deposition today. the civil brought brought by judy claims the comedian assaulted her at the playboy mansion. this is cosby's first deposition since 2005. in that deposition he was asked the following. cosby replied, yes. since then, more than 40 women have come forward. 35 of them appeared on the cover of "new york" magazine. cbs news legal expert rikki klieman is here and joins us at the table. i think this is a moment that gloria allred that represents these women is waiting for. >> waiting for, indeed. you have a young woman, judith huff, why is she allowed to go forward when no one else is? very simple. she claims she was a victim of
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childhood sexual abuse and the civil law says if you are a child victim and you go through years of psychological abuse but somehow you can't tie it up as to why you're under this mental ank anguish. once you tie it up in your own mind and say the incident was bill cosby then you can go forward. >> there is no statute of limitation? >> very good. mr. cosby says, wait a minute, she tried to sell her story to the "national enquirer." she knew this was tied up long ago. that is why we are here. the court decided it was not going to intuveervene. >> what is happening at the deposition? >> the deposition could go on days and days. it's up to gloria allred. she doesn't have to stop and adjourn to monday, tuesday, wednesday. she is going to ask bill cosby not only about judith hough but ask about these other women.
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she will finish up on judith hough and she can go on to other issues. anything that is relevant to this case or anything that could have some tie to discovery. >> do you think this will eventually become public? will it become public and is it on camera? >> we don't know if it's on camera. i would not be surprised if it isn't. i would put it on 0 camera if i were gloria. but there is also judith hough's deposition. they will have an argument in december and decide what, if anything, becomes public. remember this. mr. cosby has choices here. he can answer truthfully and he can say he doesn't remember and finally he can simply not answer and gloria will get those questions certified for him to be instructed to answer. >> rikki klieman, thank you so much. >> you're welcome. this morning north korea is preparing for a massive celebration. a huge military parade tomorrow marks the anniversary of the ruling of the workers party.
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a rare excuse to let western journalists into that closed-off country. seth doane is in pyongyang. >> reporter: it can be rare for foreign journalists for access to visit north korea that we agree to things we normally wouldn't, like taking tour buses to stage tourists sites, or allowing government minders to follow us everywhere we go. here in north korea, it is unusual just to drive down the street, so it seems newsworthy. we boarded our flight to north korea in bay ving. the air flight magazine with glossy photos of leaders set the tone for our trip. the first people to meet us at pyongyang's brand new airport were our government assigned minders who will be with us every step of the way. this trip is carefully choreographed. we boarded buses and are told
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where we are heading just before we depart. we cannot choose where we will go. we are brought to different place. today, we are being brought to the birth place of kim il-sun who is the grandfather of the current leader kim jong-un. as you might imagine there were no surprises at this stop. then back on the bus which took what appeared to be a wrong turn through a rather run-down residential neighborhood. we didn't stay long. this stop, a look at the metro. deep, deep below ground, old subway cars pull in and out beneath elaborate chandeliers. patriotic music is piped in. this is hardly just a casual stop at the subway. it is a deliberate effort to show us infrastructure at work. one of the kings kim jong-un
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wants to improve people's everyday life but is that happening? we want to talk to this lady here but trying to get an answer with government minder in tow is hard to do. this 27-year-old woman told us she has a good comfortable life and seeing foreign media here made her proud. you say it makes you proud. why proud? because it means people want to come here, she said. you see the imprint of the government nearly everywhere you turn. people wearing pins depicting former leaders. why do you want to wear kim il-sun? >> this is my heart. >> reporter: this is your heart? do you wear that pin every day? >> translator: this doesn't get off even one hour. >> reporter: preparations are well under way for that massive military parade on saturday. driving down the street, we can see flags out, people practicing
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dance routines at street corners, or putting the finishing touches on the city paintsing the lanes of the sidewalk or cutting the grass. i saw one man clipping a patch of grass with scissors. norah? >> >> you do see that sometimes in asia. fascinating. seth, thank you very much. >> you can't talk to the old man but you can talk to the lady in the red sweater. coming up, we will take you to what may be the loneliest airport in the world that costs hundreds of millions of dollars. ahead, why it's missing planes and passengers. if you're heading out the door, set your dvr so you can watch "cbs this morning" any time you'd like. we will be right back. ♪
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management is struggling to turn things around. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, welcome to mid-america airport in illinois and if you've never heard of mid-america airport in illinois, you're probably not alone. allegiant air flight 660 taxied up to the mid-america airport on thursday. one of the four arrivals for every week. >> unattended baggage will be removed. >> reporter: the airport here in illinois is a good place for quiet contemplation. even meditation. because most days, it is the void of passengers or arirplane to take them anywhere and been that way for almost two dead aches. >> it cost ten times what it generates a revenue to put them through that gate. >> reporter: mid-america was built to ease the burden on
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lambert international airport 40-minute drive away in st. louis. lambert was once a hub for transworld airlines but when twa went belly up in 2001, there was not much of a burden any more on reason for this hollow 23 ttle - million dollar terminal. it was supposed to serve hundreds of flights and hundreds of thousands of airports. mid-america airport was a 10,000-foot runway and state-of-the-art facility and next months inaugurating passenger service to las vegas. you can also fly from here to florida, all of which is great, except when you consider the small number of actual passengers. the original plan here was for 85 gates. but that would be about 83 more than it needs right now. mid-america has never turned a profit in its 18-year history. last year, just 16,000 people boarded here. >> it's a whole ramp down there. >> reporter: yet it struggles
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on. tim cantwell is the prior struggl struggler. was this in hindsight a mistake? >> no way. >> reporter: he is the director of the mid-america airport. he says it's a vital piece of the local economy. seems like you were brought in to come up with different reasons to justify this place being here, which you have. >> let's turn that back around. since i've been here, we have proven the business model. not that i was brought in here to make up stuff. wait a little longer and there will be more people in here. >> reporter: scott, air force base is right next door and there is also a boeing parts assembly plant on the premises so if there is a future for mid-america, it probably involves cargo. because, right now, any passengers here seem to come disguised as empty seats. gayle? >> dean, that is one of those things you just go, dog-head like, what? >> dean, who is footing the bill
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on this? is it taxpayers? who is losing out? >> reporter: the local taxpayers, the county are the ones holding most of the debt for this airport. not the federal taxpayers. >> thank you, dean. >> maybe they will drum you up more traffic now that people know about it. thank you, dean. ahead, we take you to the white house for breaking news on a drone that crashed nearby. watch your step. stormy weather creates chaos during game one of the american league division
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♪ well, good morning! it's friday! october 9th, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including the house speaker race turned upside down. kevin mccarthy's friend frank luntz looks at why the majority leader dropped out. that is all ahead. >> his announcement saying i don't want this job. came out so fast that it almost broke the sound barrier. >> police say a gunman killed one pe arsonnd wounded three more at northern arizona university and officers arrested the suspected shooter. the catastrophic flooding in
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what was caused over there in columbia has reached the eastern part of the state where we are in andrews this morning. there are hothmes at under water. doctors say stone came through surlg wegery well but hy sedated. the stabbing happened after he and friends left a nightclub in downtown sacramento. >> she is going to ask bill cosby not only about judith houth. she represents 20 other of these wo men. >> king jong unwants to improve people's everyday life. the question is that really happening? >> i think the likelihood of hitler able to accomplish his goals could have been diminished if the people had been armed. >> i will create my own brand of water called meji. oh. ♪ >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. police in washington said a short time ago that a drone crash landed near the white
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house. the operators were flying it near the washington monument early this morning. >> the drone went down on the ellipse which is just below the white house south lawn. chip reid is at the white house now with details of this unfolding story. chip, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. we are told that the operators, two operators of this drone were on the washington monument ground. they flew it across constitution avenue and to the eellipse. that is the grassy area midway between the washington monument and the white house and an area the secret service and the park police watch very, very carefully. we are told the two operators were issued criminal citations. apparently they were not arrested. so they did not see this as any kind of threat. there is no reason to believe, we are told, there is any kind of terrorist threat here. by the way, this is the third drone incident that we know of. there was one in lafayette park on the north side of the white house earlier this year and back
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in january someone flew a slightly larger drone that landed on the warehouse grounds and resulted in a lockdown here at the white house. the president was not here at the time. but that was kind of the wake-up call to the issue of drones here at the white house and there have been at least two more since then. >> another wake-up call this morning, indeed. chip, thank you so much. republicans have no clear idea this morning who will replace john boehner as house speaker. the front-runner majority leader kevin mccarthy surprised everyone thursday by dropping out. >> north carolina congressman walter jones sent a letter this week to one of the party leaders who said any candidate who has admitted any misdeeds should withdraw from the race. mccarthy said that in hnothing to do with his decision. senior republicans hose that house and ways means chairman paul ryan will run but he says no. republican strategist frank luntz has been friends with mccarthy 20 years and has
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advised the leader informally a political sounding board for him. frank is with us from los angeles. good morning. >> good morning. >> have you talked to kevin mccarthy the last 24 hours? >> yes, i have. watching what happened, i started working up on capitol hill in 1993 under newt gingrich so it's more than 20 years. it was confused up until the last three or four days and now it's chaotic what was, to me, really pathetic. the inability of house republicans to unite has now become a poison. and those people listening today should understand that when members come out and say we weren't respected or we weren't appreciated, house republicans are not functioning this morning and they haven't functioned for some time because a segment there that simply believes it is better to blow up the prophet than fix it and better to pull people apart than to find some way to collaborate and cooperate and work together. >> all right.
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i hear you on that. >> we got that. >> are the other reasons why he said, look, i don't need this, i'm out of here? >> how are you supposed to govern when you have 247 members? it requires 218. it's simple math. if you can't get to 218 votes on the floor, you can't get anything passed. and in the end, kevin mccarthy, more than anything else, understands his responsibility, not just to his constituents but to the country you have to be able to govern and if you can't get those votes what good is it to be speaker of the house? >> it had nothing to do with the statement from walter jones if there are any misdeeds you should withdraw now? i heard interviews from lawmakers he was asking for votes and by the afternoon he pulled out and somebody said something happened within that four-hour period. >> it's crap. i would use a stronger words but i don't want you guys to get fined by the fcc. but it's just not true. >> what about the other candidates who are still in the running? jason chaffetz and daniel
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webster? >> they talk about we need a new face. this is not a debating society or the kiwanis club. thls the house speaker of the united states of america. you want somebody who knows the rules and procedure and you want someone who knows what regular order is and you want someone who can listen. not just to a narrow group of people but to the entire congress. i don't see any candidate other than paul ryan who has the capability of doing it. i know that they are talking to him. i know that there is a considerable amount of pressure on him. but if paul ryan says no, god help us! if we put someone in there who has been in office for two or on four years and doesn't know the process to run the house of representatives. >> john dickerson says there not a path for paul ryan to the presidency through the speakership. do you agree? >> i know paul ryan very well, as well. in fact, i know him longer than i've known kevin mccarthy. paul ryan prioritizes his family. he has got young kids and that
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matters to him and i respect that. imagine someone who puts their family in their commitments ahead of politics. he is focused on his job as chairman of ways and means so i can understand why he would say no. however, i'm hoping that he changes his mind because he is the only one who can talk to the conservatives, the moderates. he is the only one who understands the rules and he's got a brain for policy which is what we need in washington right now. >> frank luntz, thank you so much. >> thank you. "forbes" called him one of the most politically influential billionaires in the u.s. charles koch is the chairman and ceo of koch industries, a kansas-based conglomerate and it had revenue of $115 billion last year his endorsement of a gop candidate spells money and influence and more money. anthony mason spoke with koch for his first television interview. >> reporter: as ceo of the second largest private company in the country, charles koch has amassed a fortune that "forbes"
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estimates at nearly 43 billion dollars. he and his brother david have cut federal regulations and radically shrinking the size of government. the koch's and their network of donors plan to spend $300 million in the campaign the next year. in an interview in his home in wichita, the 79-year-old ceo told me he doesn't like what he is hearing from republican candidates. you said you're not particularly high on any of the candidates so far? >> well, i didn't say that. i said i don't have the evidence that they are going to change the trajectory of the country. >> reporter: are you intending to support a candidate for president? >> well, it depends. >> reporter: if donald trump got the nomination, would you support him? >> i made a vow i'm not going to talk about individuals because if i -- just like david said he liked walker, so now all of the press is, well, we put all this money behind walker. >> right. >> and had he to drop out. he didn't put a penny.
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david said he liked him. that doesn't mean we are -- we picked him. >> reporter: were you surprised that walker's candidacy didn't resonate in any way? >> well, i thought it would resonate better, but he wasn't a very good campaigner. you may agree with this on a number of issues or we agree with you on a number of issues, but if you're presenting him in a way that doesn't resonate, that doesn't do any good. so we can't support you. that's -- we are not interested in -- in attacking windmills. >> reporter: there are reports you're increasing interesting in fiorina. >> that is -- listen. if is there a report about me, just say, okay, that's it. probably the opposite. and then you'll be on firmer ground. >> reporter: so you're denying that report? >> absolutely! >> freedom partners, the umbrella group that the koch support has said fiorina is one of the candidates they are looking forward to hearing more from.
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koch's people told me last my he is still evaluating her on sunday and we will talk to koch about his new book "good profit" about the tea party and the death threats he says he now receives every day. >> fascinating. he rarely gives interviews. >> not often. >> we will be watching. >> thank you. one state is accused this morning of giving drunk drivers a pass. peter greenberg goes there to investigate a controversial law and why some families here it's
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. 48 hours investigates after a gunman attacks a family in hair home. >> a couple found murdered and 8-year-old left paralyzed in their orange county mansion. did their business create deadly enemies? the story is coming up on "cbs this morning." ♪ i've been looking so long
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ka juan nis. ka walk nis. kiwanis. .. . 48 hours investigates after a gunman attacks a family in hair home. >> a couple found murdered and 8-year-old left paralyzed in their orange county mansion. did their business create deadly enemies?
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only one state does not criminalize first-time drinking and driving offenses. wisconsin has the highest level of binge drinking according to a 2012 study. peter greenberg went to the state capital to investigate the dui divide.
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good morning. >> reporter: good morning. first time drunk drivers in wisconsin are typically given a fine and released after they sober up. those incidents related to excessive alcohol cost an estimated 6.8 billion each year and that is $1,200 for every man, woman and child in the state. it's gameday at the university of wisconsin and these badger fans are off to an early start. while there is no alcohol allowed in the stadium, parties outside are in full swing before 10:00 a.m. tailgates like this will happen all weekend across the country but wisconsin is the only state where first-time drinking and driving offenders will not be federally prosecuted. wisconsin state senator tim carpenter co-authored 4 of 6 bills this year to toughen
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drinking and driving laws and none made it to the sna for a vote. >> the assembly passed legislation last time and came in front of the senate transportation bills. >> reporter: scott fitzgerald is mantle leader of the state senate. >> if you had everyone appear before the judge, it would be very difficult, i think, for the system to deal with that right now. >> reporter: what you just said if i interpret the numbers correctly, that means so many people drunk out there they can't handle the system? >> if you went to a felony conviction i'm not sure what difference that would make. we are trying to make a approach that is more measured and the way to do that is get these people clean. >> the last time we were altogether, the family was in november. >> reporter: beyond the politics, but often in the debate, are the families forced into advocates. >> you were immediately disrupted in the worst way? judy and paul jenkins lost their daughter and granddaughter and unborn their granddaughter was
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carrying in this 2008 accident. the man who killed them, mark benson, was sentenced to 30 years in pretty much. it was his fourth offense while operating a vehicle while intoxicated and received among the state's stiffest penalties. >> that is a pretty current picture of them. >> reporter: but the judge says mandatory minimum sentence on first-time offenders may have prevented this tragedy. if you got pulled over for owi, what happens? >> they write you a traffic ticket. >> reporter: but you don't lose your license? >> no. >> reporter: you don't lose your car? >> no. >> reporter: and you don't go to prison? >> no. you don't have to show up in court to answer the ticket. julie is the coordinator for the policy project. despite little action in the state legislature progess is happening town after town through volunteer programs like police saturation patrols. >> these are task forces. they let the public know when they are going to be out on the road. >> reporter: it's a show of
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force? >> a show of force but they can pull over anyone that breaks any traffic law. >> reporter: in a state that also prohibits police sobriety checkpoints, saturation patrols have found success. since brown county launched the federally funded program in 2011 year over year ruckeductions. >> more and more people are adopting things and come down to the communities lead the way and the leaders in madison will ends up following them. >> reporter: but tim carpenter, in the state legislature for 31 years, says any change to the constant drinking and driving laws will take some more time. give me the reality check. is anything ever going to change? >> to be honest, i don't see meaningful legislation passed this session for drinking and driving and probably in 2018. >> reporter: we are seeing nothing for at least three years? >> at least. >> reporter: a new bill was introduced this week but it's
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considered a compromise bill because even if it passes, it would only revoke a person's driver's license after five go d dui. >> people are driving with eight, nine, ten duis and including the man who killed the jenkins daughter. >> thank you, pete. a shark attack turns into a moment of celebration for a swimmer. how one deadly foe stopped another. we will plain coming up on "cbs this morning." relief. nothing is proven stronger on aches and pains than advil. not tylenol. not aleve. nothing. relief doesn't get any better than this. advil.
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this morning, a massachusetts man is crediting a shark with saving his life. eugene finney was swimming or hunting beach, california, with his family in july when he was attacked in the back. even with a bloody gash and some pain he didn't get medical help for days. when he did, doctors made a life saving find. >> they had discovered a growth or a tumor on my right kidney about the size of a walnut. >> it turned out to be stage one kidney cancer. doctors remove the tumor. look at the hair standing up on the arm. >> i wish there was a better way than getting attacked by a shark. >> that what scares me. he might have not have known for a long time. >> but a good thing they found it. ahead the always unpredictable grace jones.
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♪ ♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, she built a family and a fortune pin her own house.ail of bullets "48 hours" recreates the crime scene to investigate how a young man's fascination with a family's murder. grace jones, the superstar is talking about more than 50 years of sex and drugs and disco. ahead see how the 67-year-old performer still loves to shock. >> wow. right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. dangers of not vaccinating children against measles. a new study showed 9 million children lack immunity and 1 in
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8 children vulnerable to the virus. whole foods voluntarily recalling organic cheese and involves papillon organic roquefort cheese. all sell-by dates are affected. the cheese has a scale label says plu 029536. no illnesses have been reported. the "los angeles times" reports on baseball broadcaster vin scully missing the postseason. the dodgers say he has undergone a major procedure. >> they have done it. clayton kershaw pitches a no-hitter. >> that was one call last year. scully, who is 87, is planning on returning next season. that would be his 67th consecutive year broadcasting dodgers games. the great vin scully, we wish him well. >> absolutely!
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"the san francisco chronicle" reports on netflix raising the price of its popular new video plan. new customers will have to pay $1 more taking the price to $9.99 and that will help the company to cover shows like "house of cards." and other original programming and the second time they have raced the price in 17 months. >> i still like netflix a month. worth the dollar increase to me. business insiders covers a new facebook dislike button for emotional reaction and they are testing the new feature which is a choice of six emojis. it will let you set your response to anyplace next to the additional thumb's up. it represents love, ha, ha, wow, sad and angry. >> i bet you'll use yea! that is one of your favorites. yea! >> yes. and the austin -- ha, ha.
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>> charlie, yea! >> which is your favorite? >> i'm with her. yea! and why not? >> university of texas longer steer moss cot bevo the 18th has a life-threatening condition. that means the steer will not travel to dallas for tomorrow's big rivalry against oklahoma at the cotton bowl! bevo has been the school mascot since 2004. the steer weighs 2,100 pounds and a horn span -- pardon me. 82 inches! >> for my texas friends, love you both. everybody in texas knows what that means. >> what does it mean? >> that is a longhorn and this is the texas aggies. tcu. go frogs.
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tomorrow night, oil "48 hou investigates the murder of a family in southern california. the killer used an assault-style rifle. the suspect turned out to be as surprising as the crime. correspondent troy roberts has been following the investigation. >> reporter: it was a crime that shocked the rich, quite, wealthy community of san juan capistrona. a wealthy businesswoman and her ex-husband brad age 57 were asleep in their hillside mansion. >> they had been shot multiple times in the face. >> reporter: jack leonard works for the los angeles times. >> the shooter had left no room for these people not to be killed. >> reporter: that terrible night, the couple's 8-year-old son landon was also critically wounded and their 17-year-old dodged a bullet and their 15-year-old daughter was apparently asleep on another floor of the home. >> as usual, the detectives looked at the family, the people
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closest to the victims. >> reporter: they found that the sachs also had two older sons, miles, 21, and ashton, 19. but they lived over a thousand miles away, so detectives started looking for suspects. andrew sachs had made a lot of money in real estate mostly amassing what some reports suggest is 80 million dollar fortune but she had sharp elbows and she made some enemies. >> too aggressive? >> a shark? >> piranha. >> right after the murder, we thought it was a bad business deal. she had a lot of people she owed money to and she was worried about them. >> reporter: those kinds of leads gave detectives plenty to work with. and then there was the crime scene itself. we are here at a gun range in los angeles where we constructed a mock-up of part of the sachs' bedroom to demonstrate how close the shooter was to the victims. >> my understanding it was very
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close range. >> reporter: at the couple's funeral, their second oldest son 19-year-old ashton praised his mother. >> she was an incredible person and she did in 54 years most people can do in a lifetime. >> reporter: but it turned out that ashton was harboring a deep secret. >> investigators arrested ashton colby sachs. >> reporter: the suspect was the sachs own son the same son who yu eulogized his mother and father. >> troy roberts is with us. the son? why? >> who eulogized his parents six weeks earlier. it's unclear. he says that he was not the favorite child in the family, that his parents didn't trust him, his aunts tell me he suffered from mental illness,
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but greed definitely played a role in this. the family was reportedly worth $80 million. >> i haven't even seen the story yet and i'm irritated. as a parent, i change your poohy diapers, i drove you around and paid four college and then you shoot me? i know there is more to this story but it's very irritating already but i'll be watching! thank you, troy. >> very inintriguing. >> gayle, that is why you have to watch. maybe more to the story. >> okay. >> don't judge too early. >> you can watch troy's full report "shadow of death" tomorrow night on "48 hours" at 10:00, 9:00 central on cbs. >> gayle, judgmental king. from a pioneer model. >> we love her. >> i can't wait to see her. grace jones is sharing her very wild journey. >> so when they told you you were too tall, too skinny? >> your mouth is too big, your nose is too small. i was like, where do you stop? >> next, why grace jones says
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grace jones is one of the world's most famous super model and still on the scene in a career spanning more than 50 years. go, grace. she is opening up in her ironically new book called "i'll
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never write my memoir." and pushed by simon and shuster which is associated with cbs. >> reporter: after being two hours late to our interview, it's hard to stay mad at grace jones. even when she won't answer your questions. do you realize most 67-year-olds do not look like this? >> i'm not 67. >> reporter: how old are you? >> i'm not telling you. my experience is as -- is my [ inaudible ]. you know? they just bounce around. >> reporter: bouncing and behaving? >> no way behaving. no. behaving is boring. ♪ >> reporter: that attitude made jones fascinating, frustrating, and ultimately famous. never one to be shy, jones is finally detailing more than 50 years of sex, drugs, and disco. you said that you were a great
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keeper of secrets. >> uh-huh. and i still am. >> reporter: even after writing this book? >> yeah. absolutely. >> reporter: beverly grace jones was born in jamaica and the child of conservative religious parents but when they moved to the u.s. jones was left in the care of her grandmother and her boyfriend who grace says was abusive. >> it was a roller coaster ride of joy, of seeing myself as a sall child and being -- >> reporter: by 18, jones moved to manhattan and tried modeling. but agencies weren't independence. so when they told you you were too tall, too skinny? >> your mouth is too big. your nose is too small. i was, like, where do you fit? >> reporter: did you ever want to change yourself? >> god, no. no way. i just had to change everybody
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else. >> reporter: in the '70s, jones moved to paris. european designers loved her chiseled features and physique and exotic persona. ♪ >> reporter: when she returned to new york a few years later, disco was in full swing. her regular appearances at legendary dance club studio 54 were a mix of drug-fueled antics and inspired production. photographers loved her. she was amused at andy warhol. >> he was a constant playful person. >> reporter: did you feel that he was looking at you in a way no one else did? >> yeah. >> reporter: how would you define your own sexuality? >> that is such a complicated place. i have a lot of guilt around sex. i started feeling like i'm going to burn in hell! i'm not supposed to be enjoying this!
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and that makes me even more fighting against it. >> reporter: yet that sexuality helped fuel her career. ♪ >> reporter: she abandoned disco in the '80s and recorded six new albums. ♪ >> reporter: and took her boldness to the big screen. ah! >> reporter: in 1985, jones played the first female bond villain in "a view to kill." >> someone will take care of you. >> reporter: and starred alongside hollywood's famous strong. >> it's not that kind of party. >> reporter: and funny men. >> what is the matter with you? stop that! >> yeew! >> reporter: did society catch up with grace jones in pop culture? all of these women who are daring to push the envelope, to go -- >> i want there -- to be right. >> reporter: you do? >> i do!
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but i want them to do it in an individual way. i just want them to dare themselves to do something different. >> reporter: shock sells now? >> shock always sell. but you can shock in good taste. >> reporter: haste is relative, but at 67, shock is what keeps grace jones dancing. for "cbs this morning," michelle miller, new york. ♪ to the river >> talented michelle miller reporting. >> she did a good job with that interview. >> grace is one of a client. i was in a room with her once and i was scared to go up to talk to her.
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as we leave you let's take a look back at the week that was. have a great weekend. >> is there a hurricane out here. and we are heading straight into
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it. >> the ship is gone. the "el faro" sank. >> the captain had been observing this weather system for many days. >> i'm standing in a sinkhole. it's a stadisaster here. >> we haven't seen this level of rain ithn a ousand years. >> did you think you were going to die? >> oh, yeah. >> we are alive and that is all that matters. >> mccarthy's announcement was so unexpected that some members were actually in tears. >> i think i shockomed s e of yo huh? >> russia continues air strikes in syria. >> we would never target a medical facility. >> ben carson's la ctestntommes may be the most controversial. >> i would ask everybody to attack the gunman. he can only shoot one of us at a time. >> their staff made more than their voices heard. >> i can't imagine you sayt. tha >> fantasy sports has become a money machine. >> you gentlemen happened to make 315,000.
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joey chestnut joins us to show us how he will remain the champ ever the world eating contest at the taste of d.c. meaghan mooney is getting ready for oktoberfest reston this weekend. it's friday, october 9 and this is "great day washington." good morning. my name is chris leary. and i'm markette sheppard and we're your howes of "great day washington" -- your hosts of "great day washington." >> we're rocking the red. >> i'm not a sports girl but i love to go to hockey games. >> it's 82 games. it all starts tomorrow, saturday night, 7:00.


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