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this possible. thanks for joining us this morning for kpix 5 news this morning. cbs this morning is coming up next. good morning to our viewers in the west and welcome to "cbs this morning." massive, online fraud bust. a global manhunt is under way after 80 people are indicted and more than a dozen arrested in one of the largest internet fraud cases in u.s. history. who was targeted in the multimillion dollar scheme? caribbean hotel killing. an eyewitness who was one of the first on the scene tells us what he says he saw in the struggle between a resort worker and the american who killed him, claiming he was defending his family. sinking island. why dozens of people are refusing to leave a piece of coastal louisiana before it disappears under ocean waves. and taylor sounds off. pop star taylor swift releases her new album overnight and tells "cbs sunday morning" why
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she has always been doubted in ways that men never are. it's friday, august 23rd, 2019. here is today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. at least 80 people already arrested in what is called one of the biggest scams the country has ever seen. >> the fbi busts a global crime ring. >> millions of dollars were taken through a variety of b.e.c. scams, romance scams, and other online frauds. >> billionaire david koch has ed businsman, one of the richest people in the world and a donor to the republican party. in new york city a man is dead after an elevator accident. >> the elevator suddenly dropped as he tried to exit. >> people are getting stuck, they're always down, there is something wrong with the elevators. >> everybody was scared. >> some tense moments for passengers. >> the plane made an emergency landing in hawaii because of smoke in the cabin. >> you just couldn't see. it was instant. >> disgraced movie mogul harvey weinstein facing a new
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indictment. >> prosecutors have said the new indictment should not delay his trial. >> fires are still raging in brazil's amazon region. >> climate experts say the infernos are putting the planet in peril. >> all that -- >> terrifying moments. the truck ra a light pole and flips over. >> the driver survived. >> the bears swiping a package right off the front porch. >> getting his little midday snack. >> and all that matters. >> 1-1, fly shot, a fair ball and a winner! >> red sox resuming a suspended game from august 7th. the game started in the tenth inning. kansas city lost and get this, 11 minutes. >> if you bought tickets for this one i hope you kept the car running. >> on "cbs this morning." ♪ >> billie eilish, one dad in arkansas decided to put his own spin on this song. ♪ used to be a tough guy like a really rough guy just can't get enough guy ♪ ♪ now i'm the dad guy sunday mow
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the yard guy did you change your oil guy buy your bag of chips guy i'm the dad guy ♪ >> dinner's ready. [ laughter ] >> i love that kid's face. i hope he keeps the video to show him again one day. > welce to "cbs this morning." i'm anthony mason with tony dokoupil. gayle king is on assignment. welcome. investigators are searching for suspects in an internet fraud case that nearly anyone who has received a suspicious e-mail will recognize. these six fugitives are thought to be in the u.s., 80 people in all, most from nigeria, face charges after a three-year investigation. >> at least 11 people overall were arrested yesterday in southern california. they're charged with money laundering, fraud, and identity theft. prosecutors say millions of dollars were stolen from unsuspecting people online. jamie yuccas is tracking the investigation. jamie, these scammers have become much more sophisticated
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in recent years. who were they targeting with these scams? >> reporter: prosecutors say the defendants preyed romance to businesses and the elderly. the investigation began in 2016 with a single bank account and one victim and grew to include dozens of victims in the u.s. and around the world, some who lost hundreds of thousands of dollars. the common thread is that all of these schemes involve the internet to defraud victims. >> reporter: federal authorities took 11 defendants into custody near los angeles thursday as part of what they say is a highly sophisticated crime ring. according to a 252-count indictment 80 defendants are accused of hacking e-mail accounts to convince businesses and individuals to make bogus payments. the suspects would then funnel that money to nigeria. >> the money launderers routinely went as far as registering fictitious business names with l.a. county so they
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could open bank accounts in the fictitious business names. >> reporter: prosecutors say the alleged thieves stole $6 million and tried to make off with another $40 million. the suspects also allegedly used online romance scams similar to the one debby montgomery johnson fell victim to in 2010. >> i talked to him a few times. we messaged every day. >> reporter: the widowed mother of four thought she was communicating with a british businessman only to find out it was a nigerian con man. she says she lost much of her life savings. federal officials have warned about the riese in online fraud in public service announcements like this one. >> mr. jacobs just transferred the money for the emerson project. >> what emerson project? >> don't be that guy. >> reporter their hope is the latest bust will send a strong message to criminals thinking of preying on innocent people. >> this case is part of our ongoing efforts to protect americans from fraudulent schemes. >> reporter: if convicted all of the defendants could face decades in prison.
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in the days ahead federal authorities will be working with their foreign counterparts in nine countries to apprehend nearly 60 additional suspects, tony. >> jamie, back here in this country what should people look out for to avoid getting scammed like this? >> reporter: that is a good question. the fbi is reminding americans they should never send money to someone they don't know, have not met, and really have no reason to trust. and to never provide bank account information. they also urge people to be cautious of urgent demands for money, tony. >> thanks. >> scary stuff. thank you, jamie. for the first time we're hearing from someone who says he witnessed part of the deadly confrontation between a connecticut man and a worker at a caribbean resort. scott hapgood faces a manslaughter charge for the death of kenny mitchel who died after a struggle with happen gad. now a bellman first to arrive on scene is describing what he saw. errol barnett spoke to the
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employee. what exactly did he tell you? >> reporter: he says he arrived at scott hapgood's room moments after the confrontation between him and kenny mitchel began. you can see the luxury resort where this all took place over my right shoulder. what is important is that clarke's story is at odds with hapgood's version of events and is raising new questions about what really took place at this hotel back in april. >> i cannot say what happened initially. i only came there for the aftermath. >> reporter: geshuane clarke is a bellman at anguilla's resort and says he is the first person to find scott hapgood restraining another hotel employee on the floor of his bathroom april 13th. >> i saw kenny on his back and mr. hapgood over kenny. >> reporter: clarke says he saw hapgood's forearm on mitchel's neck and was told mitchel came after hapgood with a knife asking for money. what are you saying at this time? >> well, i keep telling him, okay.
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yes i understand what you are saying but you still need to give him proper breathing space. >> reporter: at one point clarke says mitchel tried responding. >> he said, can i speak? then in that same position mr. hapgood came, looked down at him and said, you don't have a -- thing to say. >> reporter: clarke says he and his security manager tried to intervene but hapgood refused to budge for roughly 30 minutes. >> he said he would not move. he would not get up. he would not do anything until the police is present. >> reporter: clarke also says hapgood's wife came in the room after he did and recorded part of the encounter on her phone. how do you know it was video and not pictures? >> no, because i saw when she pressed the record button. >> reporter: an autopsy shows mitchel died from positional asphyxia. a toxicology report also shows he had drugs and alcohol in his system. hapgood's family says scott was bitten and stabbed but clarke says the knife mitchel was allegedly carrying was clean. >> when i checked the knife, there was no blood on the knife.
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>> reporter: outside the courthouse following thursday's hearing cbs spoke with mitchel's brother marshall. >> what would justice look like for you? >> you take a life. you understand? >> reporter: hapgood who was vacationing in anguilla with his family back in april says he is eager for a trial where his innocence will be proven. >> some day i will be able to tell the real story in a legal setting. the sooner that day comes, the better. thank you. >> reporter: now, a representative for the hapgoods say they deny most of clarke's account except for the delay in releasing mitchel. mr. hapgood has said through his representatives that he was afraid that the hotel staff were part of some type of plan to attack him and he didn't trust them. anthony, the next hearing in this trial is set for september 9th. >> errol barnett in anguilla thanks.
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we learned this morning david koch has died. his brother and business partner charles said in a statement, anyone who worked with david surely experienced his giant personality and passion for life. how important was david koch? >> by any measure david koch was an enormous figure in the business and political world. david koch had stepped down from his role at koch industries in june, 2018, due to declining health, but he still shared majority control of the second largest private firm in the united states along with his brother, charles. david was worth $42.4 billion. that made them the 11th richest company and family in the world according to "forbes." the koch brothers are well known for their political act vich and helped shape right wing politics at the grass roots level in this country for many, many years. they donated money to issues and candidates mostly conservative but also libertarian. along with his political donations david was also known as a significant philanthropist
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and was a survivor of prostate cancer and donated $207.1 million to memorial sloan kettering cancer center. he and his wife julia live here in new york city. david koch was 79. >> as much money as he pumped into the political system what do you think this will mean for the political world? >> the koch brothers now, charles koch, he'll remain in politics and americans for prosperity is their grass roots organization, foundational imprint in american politics. they'll stay around. they did not support president trump. they stayed out of the presidential campaign in 2016 and have no intention of participating in 2020. but at the grass roots level, registering republican voters, motivating them on conservative causes, and being welcomed at the white house as part of the broader republican coalition will all remain. now just charles koch, they will continue to be active in politics at the conservative/libertarian level. >> the two brothers worked together? >> indeed. >> he'll be remembered by many for his funding of climate
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change denialist organizations as well. >> thank you very much. more than a dozen workers at the new york city jail where jeffrey epstein killed himself have been ordered to answer questions about hi death. sources tell cbs news a grand jury issued subpoenas to corrections officers and staff members in a probe of possible pcriminal wrongdoing at the metropolitan correctional center. the disgraced financeer accused of sex trafficking underage girls apparently hanged himself in his cell nearly two weeks ago. guards were supposed to check on epstein every 30 minutes but records reportedly show they left him alone for hours before his suicide. okay. this is horrifying. scary moments on a hawaiian airlines flight from oakland to honolulu carrying 184 passengers when it suddenly encountered a problem. dramatic cell phone video captures the cabin filling with smoke on flight ha-47 yesterday. air traffic control audio caught the moment the crew prepared for
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an emergency landing. >> emergency aircraft. we will be evacuating on the runway. >> flight 47 just want to verify that you said you will evacuate on the runway? >> we plan to evacuate at this time. that is affirmative hawaiian 47. >> the filllight touched down i honolulu without incident. emergency slides were deployed to help. seven people were transported to hospitals for smoke related symptoms. in a tweet the airline said a seal failed in the left engine causing oil to leak citing that as the cause of a problem. i always worry about that when flying over an ocean because there is nowhere to go. >> a lot of parts on those planes. >> incomplee behrgh an emergency landing. they are terrifying. president and mrs. trump will fly to france tonight for this weekend's g7 summit. the annual meeting has highlighted divisions between president trump and some of the strongest u.s. allies.
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weijia jiang is at the white house. why do they say this year's summit will be very different than previous years? >> reporter: good morning. for the first time in the 44-year history it will not end with the leaders signing a joint statement. the host french president emmanuel macron said the break in tradition signaled a deep crisis in democracy. last year president trump refused to sign the agreement and left the summit early amid disputes over trade. this year the group will take on several big issues including a weakening global economy. iran tension, and the possibility of russia rejoining the group after it was kicked out in 2014 over the annexation of crimea. president trump has recently said it would be good and appropriate for moscow to come back. macron said that can't happen until vladimir putin agrees to take steps to resolve the crisis in ukraine. there's also a newcomer this year who will likely make the event a little more interesting. new british prime minister boris johnson, who is known for being brash and bold will be there.
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the president has reportedly told aides his meeting with johnson is the only bright spot of the trip. now, after the g7, president trump will head to poland to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the start of world war ii. as we've been reporting he was supposed to move on to denmark but abruptly canceled that leg of the trip because the prime minister said it would be absurd to talk about the u.s. purchasing greenland, which is something the president wanted and tony selfishly that means we had to suddenly unpack our bags to copenhagen, too. >> all right. weijia jiang, thank you very much. attorneys general from every state in america are joining forces with major phone companies to fight the rapidly growing problem of robocalls. an estimated 4.7 billion robocalls were placed in july, alone. many of those are from scammers. consumer investigative whats t n for all of us consumers? >> hopefully it will help stop the cars, right? that is the idea.
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consumers lose millions of er 12 major telephone companies say they've been worki for nearly two years to implement a new, voluntary, nationwide, antirobo call agreement. the companies say they will offer free call blocking tools to customers. that includes blocking unwanted calls and deploying a system that labels fake calls. they also agreed to dedicate sufficient resources to investigate suspicious calls and patterns, which all sounds good. >> very good. finally some relief because i'm not even answering the phone sometimes if i don't recognize the number. >> i know. >> will everything be free? you mentioned some of the cell call blocking services will be. when will we see relief? >> this is for free. however, not all of the companies are part of this. the agreement does not cover those who use old copper land line phones. there is no timeline for the 12 major companies to make good on these voluntary promises.
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this agreement targets scam robo callers, so legal robo callers like debt collectors are still allowed. they can still call you. >> anna, thanks. environmental organizations say humans are to blame for fires devastating the amazon. a region vital to our planet's climate. more than 74,000 fires have begun in brazil this year with roughly 40% in the amazon area alone. manuel bojorquez is on his way to brazil and joins us from miami. how do these fires compare to those in previous years? >> reporter: scientists are telling us there has been an 84% increase in forest fires this year and many believe deforestation is partly to blame. brazil's leadership argues that some of the environmental laws protecting the amazon could actually be hurting the brazilian economy. regardless of the impact, these fires could be devastating in the fight against climate change. the amazon rain forest, the so-called lungs of the world,
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are now filling with smoke. the forest, which accounts for an estimated 20% of the earth's oxygen, is burning. earlier this week, smoke blanketed sao paulo, brazil, the fire so large they can even be seen from space. some blazes have been linked to an increase in deforestation from logging and the rise of industrial farming. to understand the environmental impact -- >> this tower allows us to measure how forests breathe in and out. >> reporter: our vladimir duthiers visited the amazon earlier this year. >> that tree is probably three or four tons of carbon it is storing. >> reporter: what happens if the trees are cut down and the carbon released? >> the carbon goes into the atmosphere and contributes to that. >> reporter: as the fires rage on so does a political battle. the brazilian president jair
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bowls leonardo suggested that environmental groups could be responsible for the fires, a claim he later walked back. but the groups and protesters blame him. >> his government is inviting this destructive behavior in the amazon. >> reporter: this is a direct result of the -- >> this is a direct result of the government undermining protections. >> reporter: the dry season in brazil could last until good morning. it's going to be a beautiful weekend and a beautiful friday. let's take a look at what our highs are going to be today. it's going to be in the 90s in those inland areas. cooling off the closer you get to the water. 72 san francisco. you're going to be about the mid 80s in the far north bay as well as the south bay this morning. take a look at our 7-day
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forecast. cloudy along the coast before we really start to warm up at the beginning of next week.
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5>> it's 7:26 i'm kenny choi. in sacramento officials are looking into what caused two trains to collide. 27 people are hurt. 13 are recovering in thenone ofe life threatening. >> smoke filled the cabin of a hawaiian airlines flight to honolulu. seven people including two children were sent to the hospital. the so-called mountain fire is still burning in shasta county northeast of redding. cal fire says at least 600 acres have been scorched and the fire is now 40% contained. news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms including our website. it's kpix.com.
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good morning here it's 7:27 i'm keeping an eye on your real time traffic times. the good news is you're only in the red on highway 4 in that westbound direction but you're
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still sub 50 minutes. you're in the yellow on 580 as well as the east shore freeway and 101r. mateo bridge where that westbound direction is a slow commute making your way to the peninsula eastbound everything there looks good to do to go. the approach to the san mateo bridge looks good. and speaking of sunny skies let's take a look at our high temperatures for today. you're going to be in the low 90s in those inland areas like fairfield and concord. and in the mid 80s in the south bay. san jose 87 as well as the north bay santa rosa 86. cooler closer to the water. 72 san francisco. and 66 in pacifica. it's going to be sunny everywhere except for along the coast. it's going to be the similar story all the way through the weekend before monday brings another warm up getting close to those triple digits by monday. ...and mom also gets a back-to-school bag? that's yes for less. ross has the brands you want for back to school. and it feels even better when you find them for less.
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>> what is the significance of knowing where you came from and having the pictures, having the geneology? >> well, one thing, nice looking family. >> not bad. >> and to look at the way that they're dressed, they walk with their heads up. you know, with pride, dignity. >> lovely. family with a long memory. >> it is a nice looking family, too. >> absolutely. welcome back to "cbs this morning." i'm tony dokoupil with anthony mason and adriana diaz. newly released body cam video shows the dramatic moment arizona police officers rescued a baby left inside a hot car. stacy holly was arrested in june after forgetting her 5-month-old in a target parking lot for nearly an hour. the infant did survive. kris van cleave is following the story. how did this happen? >> reporter: good morning. the distraught mother is heard saying over and over it was an accident and she doesn't know
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how she forgot her baby was in that car. that is a shockingly common answer when these things happen. time and time again the parents say they simply forgot the baby was there. it is something that has turned deadly at least 85 times in the last two years alone. >> i forgot her. i don't know how we forgot her but we just forgot her. >> reporter: this is the moment 37-year-old stacey holly realized she did the unimaginable. >> i honestly don't know how it happened. i don't. i'm freaking out. i'm sorry. i just don't know how it happened. how do you forget your baby? >> reporter: holly forgot her 5-month-old baby daughter inside her car parked in the hot arizona sun while she shopped at a target with her sister and 6-year-old daughter. >> i love you. i'm sorry. i know. i know. i'm sorry. >> reporter: surveillance video shows holly walking inside the store then nearly an hour later she heads back to the car, realizes what's happened, and calls 911. >> you're lucky on this one, man.
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30 minutes without it running. that's a long time. >> reporter: while the temperature outside was 100 degrees inside a car it can jump to 134 in just 30 minutes. >> i think these people who do it who you see on tv, oh, my god how stupid are they to leave their kids in the car? and then it happened. >> reporter: on average 38 children die a year in hot cars in the united states. so far, this year, that number has hit at least 35. last month in new york 1-year-old twins phoenix and luna died after their father, 39-year-old iraq war veteran juan rodriguez accidentally left them in a hot car while he went to work. holly is heard on tape thanking the police, calling her arrest eye opening. >> you understand the seriousness of what happened? >> yes. >> okay. >> 1,000 percent. >> reporter: again, her child was okay. congress is now considering a law that would require new cars to come standard with a warning system to alert drivers about somebody in the back seat. some vehicles already come with
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that feature. now, holly has been charged with endangerment and reckless child abuse and pleaded not guilty. thank yris. as she says, you see these stories and you think how can anybody do this? apparently it's easier than we think. >> i would agree. i don't think charging her with endangerment and child abuse will make her become a better mother. she is fighting now a legal battle. it is a tricky situation. you want to deter it but at the same time you're adding more difficulty. >> i did a store bit this once and experts suggest leaving your purse or cell phone in the back seat if your baby is in the car seat. that way you remember. >> i bet cell phones are involved a lot in these distracted cases. a small, louisiana island with a rich, cultural history is slowly disappearing under the ocean. ahead we take you to the bayou for a first-hand look at the devastating impact of climate change on this community. you're watching "cbs this morning." what do you charge for online equity trades?
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forecasters predict an above normal hurricane season which is devastating news for one
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community in louisiana that's already disappearing under the water. a small island off the coast has lost more than 90% of its land over the last 60 years. in our eye on earth series, mireya villarreal got a look at the huge challenges facing the islanders. please tell us there is a plan in place to help these people. >> reporter: there is no doubt this island is disappearing quickly. both federal and state governments are stepping in to help resettle the less than 60 people still living there but the project is two years in and not a single family has agreed to move because they just don't trust that this is the right thing to do. the history of isle de-jean-charles is as rich as the oil siphoned from louisiana's gulf coast. once home to hundreds of native american families it's now quickly disappearing and so are the tribes that once lived here. >> you can see the water line right up here. >> reporter: people are still cleaning up after hurricane
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barry hit in early july as a weak category 1 storm. >> people are going to need a lot of help to rebuild and stuff. it's just heart breaking. >> reporter: when barry blew through this area the road was completely washed away. all the residents decided not to evacuate had to be rescued by coast guard. the island's natural barriers are being eaten away by intruding salt water from the gulf and the state's levy project protects most of louisiana's southern coast but leaves the island out. why were you guys left out of that? >> we have no idea. >> this is the only business. >> lora ann chiasson belongs to the huma tribe and owns the only business on the island. a grant worth $48 million was awarded to louisiana for a resettlement project to move anyone off the island to a new community nearly 40 miles north but not everyone is happy that this is the only solution. do you feel like there's distrust in how the project is
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happening? >> definitely distrust. i mean, you are talking to native people and government and so i've never known them to have a trusting relationship. and it's no different with this project. >> reporter: when you hear people refer to the tribe and also to the island as america's first climate change refugees -- >> that is such an insult. >> reporter: why? >> the word. we're not no refugees. our people have been discriminated over and over again and to say that is just so disrespectful. >> everybody used to live back here. >> people were living back there in the '70s. >> reporter: steve billiot a local shrimper took us out on the bayou and we saw what was once louisiana land. now a lost world surrounded by trees, stuck in the sea like forks. >> this all used to be land. the land is sinking. >> reporter: and this is part of it. this land right here. >> it is. >> reporter: we took the 40 mile trip inland to see the proposed site. pat forbes is the executive
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director of the resettlement project. how many people have signed on the dotted line? >> we haven't asked anybody to sign on a dotted line yet. >> reporter: there are supposed to be 150 homes built here by 2022 but so far only 27 families have shown interest. >> nobody wants to leave the island but they recognize for the most part that they're not going to be able to live there forever. >> reporter: this island once boasted more than 22,000 acres. struck by the consequences of climate change, today it measures around 320 acres with just 35 structures still livable. how does it make you feel when you see the land that's belonged to your family, like literally being washed away? >> that's hard. i mean, to see what's bee don and it's out of their hands, it's -- it saddens me to see that. >> reporter: if anyone decides to resettle and leave they won't lose ownership of their homes
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but they can't make improvements or money on them. meanwhile, a storm system could develop in the gulf this weekend bringing half a foot of rain, which could bring more flooding to the isle de-jean-charles. >> it is just so horrible what these people have to face every day. i know a lot of the concern also is on dredging from the oil and gas industry, which is huge there, and that is something that is compounding the climate change problem, too. >> it definitely is. look, we're look ath climate change here, salt water intrusion and rising sea levels. there was a levy project constructed there that leaves them out and that is part of the issue and also the dredging. yes it is compounded on this poor island. >> the clock is ticking for those poor folks. thank you. david begnaud is lookingt ie you'll be talking about today. >> we just got word russia's president wants to respond to a recent u.s. missile test. wildfires are burning in california as thousands of home owners are losing fire insurance. an nba legend got one of america's top honors.
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♪ come a little bit closer >> freshen up the coffee and let the dishes wait. david begnaud is here. >> good morning, gentlemen. welcome to the table. >> thank you. so glad to be here. >> here are some of the stories we think you'll be talking about today starting with one we just found out about and are now watching. russia's president putin has ordered the russian military to find a similar response to a recent u.s. missile test. you might remember on sunday the u.s. tested a modified ground launch version of a navy tomahawk cruise missile. it accurately struck its target more than 310 miles away. now, that test would have been banned by a cold war era nuclear treaty that the u.s. and russia pulled out of earlier this month. >> it feels very cold war.
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tit for tat tests. northern california now, a fire is threatening more than a thousand homes this morning. it's called the mountain fire. it started yesterday. it's in shasta county about 200 miles north of san francisco. it has burned 600 acres so far. the fire is only 20% contained. nearly 4,000 people were told they have to evacuate. meanwhile, there is new data this morning that shows nearly 350,000 california homeowners that are in high risk areas were dropped by insurance companies since 2015. other home owners are seeing their policy premiums spike by thousands of dollars. >> and as the planet gets warmer and things get dryer you'll see more people getting hit with this. >> i didn't know until i researched the story but there is a program called f.a.i.r., a government insurance program, that people in california can sign up for even if they live in high risk areas. so that is an option. all right. bob cousy otherwise known as mr.
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basketball was awarded the nation's highest civilian honor. in an oval office ceremony yesterday president trump presented cousy with the medal of freedom. mr. trump praised, quote, the houdini of the hard court as one of the all-time greats in the history of sports. cousy played 13 seasons with the boston celtics and won six nba championships. >> only in america could my story have been told. i'm here to say that i am easily the most fortunate, lucky s.o.b. on the planet. >> bob cousy's 91 years old and said at that age you get excited when the door bell rings. how many cousy quotes can we get in the segment? he has a bunch of them. >> what i love is if i had known i would be eulogized i'd have done the decent thing and died. >> he said when president trump called he gave it a two count and thought it might be a prank. >> he won mvp back in 1957. >> f t
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white house eisenhower was president. >> wow. you want to talk pandas? >> always. >> it was a panda party at the national zoo in washington. bei bei turned 4 yesterday and got a frozen cake filled with fruit. it'll be his last birthday in the u.s., though. as part of the zoo's breeding agreement giant pandas have to move to china when they turn 4. he typically eats bamboo we're told about 60 pounds of it a day. >> but he loves sugar cane. that's what they say. his cake had juice, fiber biscuits, pears, bananas, and sugar cane. >> pretty tasty. >> the sugar high. >> amazing that the baby has to go back to china as part of this agreement, it is called panda diplomacy actually. something i learned when i was based there. and he is going to get to join his siblings in china who already were sent back. the parents have to stay behind. >> the parents stay in the u.s. >> isn't that sad? >> it is. >> at least the first four years are the cute ones. glad we have those. whoever negotiated that, well done. try to imagine eating 60 pounds of bamboo a day.
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>> you'd be crawling the wall. >> yes, i would. >> what are you up to so far, 15 or 20? wow thanks, david. we will continue our conversation during the break on facebook live. coming up u.s. open tennis begins monday with naomi osaka trying to defend her title. ahead, the pressure she puts on herself now that she's ranked number one in the world. vlad will talk to her coming uch on "cbs this morning." fact is, every insurance company hopes you drive safely. but allstate actually helps you drive safely... with drivewise. it lets you know when you go too fast... ...and brake too hard. with feedback to help you drive safer. giving you the power to actually lower your cost. unfortunately, it can't do anything about that. now that you know the truth... are you in good hands? i wish i could tell ya how i feel about a mornin' like this.
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this is a kpix 5 morning update. >> good morning it's 7:56 i'm kenny choi. the so-called mountain fires are still burning northeast of redding. one structure has burned so firs have scorched so far. as for the democratic national summit meeting resumed in san francisco. representative seth bolton of massachusetts will drop out of the race and run instead for re-election. tonight transportation officials are planning to close state highway 4 at the 680 interchange from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the road work is for a public safety improvement project. we'll have news updates
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good morning here at 7:57 let's start with a look at what your main travel times are. for those of you headeded out of the altamonte pass you are at 32 minutes. you're only in the red now on the east shore freeway. you are still in the yellow on highway 4 and 101 as we get later and later into the morning. taking a live look out to the san mateo bridge in that westbound drekts. no brake lights to report. just regular rush hour traffic and it is much slower now at the richmond san rafael bridge. it comes to the weather, overall we're looking good. sunny in most spots. right now your current temperatures are looking good. 67 degrees in concord. san francisco 59 degrees. 61 degrees in santa rosa. you can see just a little bit of that marine layer. 80s in the north and south bay. cooler in the 70s along the bay and 60s along the coast.
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similar story through the weekend before we heat up monday.
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♪ in the west. friday, august 23, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead suspects are arrested and dozens of others are sought in a giant internet scam that spanned the world from nigeria to the u.s. >> plus, major garrett breaks down president trump's busy week full of mixed messages. and tennis star naomi osaka says how success has made career more challenging. rst, today's "eye opener" ming at you at 8. federal vfts are searching for suspects in an internet fraud case. >> after a three-year investigation. prosecutors say the defendants preyed on everyone from people looking for romance to businesses and the elderly. >> clock story is at odds with
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happen good's version of events. >> david koch, the billionaire businessman and conservative political figure, has died. >> along with his brother charles, he helped shape right wing politics at the grassroots level. >> what does this agreement mean for us consumers? >> hopefully, it will help stop the calls. that's the idea. consumers lose millions of dollars each year to scam calls. scientists are telling us there has been an 84% increase in forest fires this year, and many believe deforestation is partly to blame. >> the best minor league promotion in baseball, beat the fridge. >> the fridge is a nearly 300 pounder who gets a head start and flips the switch. >> my gosh! >> look at him go! >> what? >> look at the fridge turning on the after burners. >> down to the finish line. who is it going to be? the fridge! >> announcer: this morning's
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"eye opener" presented by toyota, let's go places. >> did you beat the fridge? >> the fridge is fast. i'm anthony mason with tony dokoupil. gayle king is on assignment. adriana diaz is here. at least 17 people are behind bars in what the justice department calls one of the largest internet fraud cases in u.s. history. 80 people around the world have been indicted on charges of stealing millions of dollars and laundering the money in los angeles. most of them come from nigeria. they allegedly targeted businesses and individuals with hacked emails and romance scams. the suspects are accused of stealing at least $6 million and trying to steal at least 40 million more. officials say these six fugitives are believed to be in the u.s., while the others are abroad. a very important behind-the-scenes figure in u.s. politics, david koch, has died. he was one of america's richest men and one of the biggest contributors to conservative
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causes. he and together he and his brother gave hundreds of millions of dollars to political groups and candidates. he made large donations to hospitals and arts organizations. he retired last year after battling cancer for more than a quarter century. david koch was 79 years old. president trump has sent a series of mixed messages this week. first on gun control. he reportedly told the nra's chief executive on tuesday that he will not support universal background checks for gun buyers. the next day he told reporters i have an appetite for background checks. better going to be doing background checks. on economy, tuesday he said a payroll tax cut is something we think about. the next day he reversed course saying we don't need it. major garrett is here to look at this. ta let's talk about the economy.
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behind closed doors, is the u.s. worried about the economy? >> not now. they look at economic data. the president talks about it all the time, jobs, wages. >> six to 12 months ago, we are close to an election. >> precisely. the white house is most concerned about the psychology around the economy and concern about trade and other disruptions that they see six to 12 months up to 2020 and the election. what's problematic for the white house, it doesn't know what to do. it wants to talk a good game publicly. has no idea what to do legislatively. as the president continues to bark at the federal reserve that creates anxiety on wall street. if the economy is great, why are you screaming at the federal reserve and giving mixed signals that create more uncertainty. you know as well as i do, capital is not courageous. in times of uncertainty, capital seeks treasury bonds, which is not investing in, eansion.
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and the president'sin own best interest. the white house doesn't know who to do about that. >> and also on gun control, he has acknowledged that there is a national emergency around gun violence and he walked -- >> to paula reid. >> exactly. and he walked up to the line of supporting meaningful background checks. meaningful his word. what does that mean? will congress take this up? >> no one knows what it means for president trump, on capitol hill, in the nra, or advocacy groups. white house advisors say the president wants to do something. he doesn't know what it is. there are those in his inner circle fear one more mass shooting and the president will be blamed in totality for whatever this is, even though he is not to be blamed for it. they feel if he doesn't act on something that looks to be responsive to this moment in the sense of deep national anxiety,
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he will pay a steep political price. he wants to do something. legislatively it's difficult. executive branch initiatives difficult because they are not really relevant. you need legislation. what can congress do? what is congress willing to do? the president doesn't have ideas. the political matrix doesn't appear capable, republican and deputy, of sorting out. >> republicans aren't likely -- >> conservative republicans in the house are saying don't go down this road. those who want gun control will never give you credit. those who want to be a strong second amendment defender will feel trapped. >> tonight the president is heading to the g7. what are you going to be looking for there? >> tensions. this is not a good environment. the european allies are feeling more and more estranged from this country and this administration. not necessarily the country so much, but clearly this administration. the greenland thing just intensifies that sense that the president is again, using the
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word erratic, and not in any way sympathetic to this long deck -- this decades long standing between the united states and europe. and so i don't expect -- there is not going to be a communique, anything policy standpoint achieved. then the russia question. and that's unresolved and the president advocacy for russia without a resolution of ukraine tells the g7 nations he is more siding with them, with russia rather, than them. >> all right. major, thank you very much. a double thanks because you will be doing double duty. see him tonight when he anchors tonight's "cbs evening news." >> yes, defining summer stock down, is what we're doing. >> all right. one of pop music's biggest stars believes she would have fewer doubters if she were a man. twitter taylor swift's
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this morning people from people from around the country are expected to gather hampton, virginia, to commemorate a pivotal moment in american history. this month marks 400 years since
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the first documented enslaved africans arrived in english north america. the weekend events kick off at the tucker family cemetery, believed to be the burial place of some of the descendants of some of the first enslaved africans to be here. jericka duncan visited that cemetery and the tucker family. how unique is their story? >> very unique. it is rare for african-american families in this country to be able to trace their lineage back to 1619. the tucker family believes it has. the family cemetery is ground zero for where life ended. as we learned, it is also where the story begins. >> reporter: tucked beneath the trees in a quiet neighborhood in hampton, virginia, is a piece of american history that is rarely seen or told like this. >> so we had a ground penetrating radar done, and it went down six feet. >> reporter: what did you find? >> we found over 104 unmarked
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graves. >> reporter: those unmarked graves, according to the tucker family, are likely the remains of their relatives who were among the first enslaved africans to arrive in english north america in 1619. colonists john recorded the arrival of 20 and odd negros brought to the shores of the old point comfort, virginia. carolita jones cope said that connects them to captain william tucker, whose plantation was a quarter mile from where the tucker family cemetery lies today. >> captain william tucker was the commander of point comfort, and he kept two of those serve ants, anthony and isabella. in 1624, it lists that anthony and isabella had a child, william, and that he was born and baptized. that was the start of our family
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and legacy here in virginia. >>. >> reporter: when you look at this history your family has been able to preserve, what is the significance of knowing where you came from and having the pictures, having the genealogy? >> well, one thing, it's a nice looking family. >> reporter: not bad, not bad. >> not bad, not bad. and to look at the way that they are dressed, they walk with their heads up, you know, with pride, dignity. >> they were smart people. they were strong people. they were hard-working people. and that just gives me so much pride knowing that that's stock that i come from. >> reporter: the tucker family will be featured in a new exhibit honoring the first africans landing at point comfort. the site was later renamed fort monroe. >> when i started off i was just a young man who was looking at this space as a very special space, and i just didn't thi the nation would pay attention.
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>> reporter: terry brown is superintendent of fort monroe. why do you think it's finally getting attention? >> well, i think slavery and race is a very difficult subject for this nation, but i want to remind the entire nation that a great country remembers its history and embraces the complexities of it. >> reporter: for the tucker family, connecting back to where they came from means embracing where they are today. >> we are not going anyplace. we are here. this is where we belong because our people helped to make america what it is, regardless of whether they try to push us out or tell you to go back home or whatever it is, we are home. we are home and we are here. >> efforts to commemorate fur hundred years of african-american history have been embraced by the obama and trump administrations. president obama named fort
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monroe a national monument in 2011, recognizing this landmark's role in american history, and last year president trump signed a law establishing a 15-member commission to plan, develop, and carry out programs highlighting the contributions of african-americans in this country. >> jericka, were there other people visiting when you were there, or only the tucker family? >> this is an area for those who are visiting for that reason. they know to go to this cemetery. it's 2.2 acres. it is so rare to have a family that has helpd on to this history, to be able to go and find out that there were more bodies than they expected. shout out to tony furlough and dexter lyon, who were the soun photographers. they did an outstanding job. >> that sign that says first africans in virginia looked a little lonely. like it could use some improving. people don't know about the significance, it seems like?
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>> i don't think so. i am planning a family reunion this year and there is so much rich history there. you wouldn't know that unless you are educating yourself. a lot of people don't think about 1619 as the start. and i think commemorating this year is very important. >> i love what terry brown at fort monroe said, a great country remembers its history and embraces the complexities of it. >> it is complex. we have to learn from the bad stuff and celebrate what's good. an incredible story for the family to trace its roots so far back before most people got to this country. tell us a little bit about the story of how those africans came to virginia on a ship that was actually bound for another country. >> it was pirated. it sort of ends up here at point comfort, which is now point monroe. this family was so gracious to share their pictures, their documents, and hopefully others will be encouraged to look up their history and maybe give hampton, virginia, some love. >> you should do your family
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reunion there. >> i think you guys will be getting an email shortly from me. >> thank you. taylor swift's brand new album dropped overnight. before that she spoke with "cbs sunday morning." next, what she said in that candid interview about the double standards women like her face in the music industry compared to men. you're watching "cbs this morning." before discovering nexium 24hr to treat her frequent heartburn, marie could only imagine enjoying freshly squeezed orange juice. now no fruit is forbidden. nexium 24hr stops acid before it starts
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that is taylor swift's new music video. the title song of her highly anticipated new album which dropped at midnight. ahead of the album's release, the music superstar talked with tracy smith of "cbs sunday morning" about the challenges she's faced as a woman in the music industry. >> you're always going to have people going did he write all her own songs? talking about your personal life, talking about your dating life. there's a different vocabulary
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for men and women in the music industry. >> give me an example. >> a man does something, it's strategic. a woman does the same thing, it's calculated. a man is allowed to react, a woman can only overreact. >> and you've had these labels thrown at you. >> oh, yeah. it goes on and on and a man does something confident and bold. a woman does it the same way and she's smug. a man stands up for himself, a woman throws a temper tantrum. >> even before it's released "lover" sold nearly a million interview on "cbs sunday morning" coming up this weekend. ahead, what a cbs and original documentary learned about the pressures facing child bloggers and youtubers. plus how parents should respond. your local news is next. this is a kpix 5 news
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morning update. >> good morning. it is 8:25 i'm michelle griego. in sacramento officials are looking into what caused two trains to collide. 27 people are hurt. 13 are recovering in the hospital. none of the injuries are life-threatening. smoke filled a cabin on a hawaiian airlines flight to honolulu. 7 people including two children were sent to the hospital. and smart will be conducting overnight testing for the next two to three weeks between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. 9:30 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. on the weekends. news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms including our website kpix.com.
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good morning here at 8:27 we are taking a look at your realtime traffic. let's start with those commute travel times. taking a look at 101 northbound. that's a 70-minute ride surprising considering there's a stalled tractor. as you are headed out of the south bay this morning. still in the yellow as well. 29 minutes coming out of the altamonte pass as that eases up into the later morning hours. what's ramping up is highway 4
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to the maze. no stalls or crashes to report but it is slowing you down as you are headed in that commute route. eastbound starting to get a little bit easier as well. we are backed up at the richmond san rafael bridge and it's a slow approach there as well. underneath those sunny skies. once you get halfway across you're in a much better shape. as for the weather you can see it's sunny and beautiful out there with our live traffic camera with our live camera here. you can see just a little bit of that marine layer but that's all going to start to disappear by the afternoon hours with the exception of along the coast. 59 degrees in san francisco. santa rosa 61 degrees. 67 in concord is our warmest temperature at the moment. our highs for the day are going to be in the low 90s in those inland areas. concord 90. 86 in santa rosa. 87 san jose. cooler around the bay and 60s along the coast. it will be a similar story throughout the weekend where it
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will be warm inland. mid 70s around the bay and cloudy along the coast.
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." time to bring you some of the stories that are the "talk of the table" this morning. >> this is where we pick a story to share with each other and all of you. tony? >> i have a special story for members of fraes if thcongress. they should pay attention. it's about traffic in this country. every major city in america, according to texas a&m who looked into it, has seen their traffic problems get worse in recent decades to the point where they are now saying that rush hour itself is an outdated term. >> no such thing? >> there is no such thing. the roads are so clogged that anytime you try to get on them, you are suffering setbacks. in the last 30 years that the urban mobility report has been tracking this, traffic delays have tripled.
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>> my gosh. >> we are now losing annually 54 hours of our productive time sitting in traffic. so why don't i say congress pay attention? the answer according to the report is roads, bridges, infrastructure, infrastructure, infrastructure. >> we have been talking about it a lot. >> there are so many cars on the street. in beijing they have people who can use their car on certain days based on their license plate number. >> americans would rebel if that happened. you're right. it's headed that way. >> back to school time. a new study suggests public school teachers spend an average of $459 on classroom supplies for which they are not reimbursed. this touched a nerve with me because my wife is a teacher. she is a literacy specialist. i spent an hour in a thrift shop with her sitting on the floor combing through kids books. she walked out with 25. too many schools don't have the
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money to buy the things they need and the teachers end up buying tm. the head of the american federation of teachers said there is no other profession where workers as a matter of culture and practice are relied upon to subsidize an employer's cost. >> everyone supports education. but then when there is an opportunity to raise your own taxes to fund it, people are like, well, maybe not. >> it's shameful. these people are teaching our kids in that country and they are paying out of pocket to do the best that they can. >> absolutely. education for kids is more important than ever. what do you got? >> somebody in high household really wants a dog. >> this could be the new husband? >> this is the new husband. we just got married. >> your first husband. >> hopefully my last. actually, he will be my last. >> good. >> i know his mom is watching. so, okay -- >> keep moving here. >> yes. so there was a study out by the mayo clinic proceedings that linked cardio vas ca lar health
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with owning a dog. if you own a dog, yre morelike activity, better diet, ideal blood sugar levels. there is an argument out there. one of your kids wants a dog, too? >> yes, kids want dogs. >> always. they just don't want to walk them. >> do you have a dog? no, for that very reason. >> it's something to consider if you want to get out more. you have to walk the dog. it encourages outside activities. but experts say you have to keep in mind the welfare of a dog. if you are not going to be home, brian, if you are not able to really take care of the dog, give the dog the attention it needs, it may not be your answer. >> this is your message to your husband? >> did you hear that, brian? >> very good. the growing popularity of so-called kid influencers is raising questions about the potential impact of sharing children's lives online. they promote programs online and
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make vlogs. a recent study found one in three american kids between the ages of 8 and 12 aspire to be a vlogger or a youtuber. forbes reports the highest paid youtube star last year was 7-year-old ryan who earned $22 million in 12 months, people. he hosts a toy review channel on the site. kid influencers, few rules, big money. it looks inside the estimated $4.6 billion influencer business. it includes interviews with the families of the young influencers. >> it's a lot of work. a full-time job. it's not really a job because they are having fun. my mom is here because we are shooting on the east coast. she is from the east coast. she comes along. but she is skeptical because it's brand new, like it was for us. >> fourth or
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fifth shoot. >> it gives them great opportunities. i see them experiencing things i could never imagine. it's kind of a great thing in that respect. but i don't know the other side of it. i don't know how that's going to influence them as they get older. >> i would say that i do share the concerns that my mom has, but not so -- she is very dramatic. >> they are little girls. i want them to stay like that. >> psychiatrist dr. sue varma with the biggest issues for the social media stars and whether your kids should be following them online. good morning. so there are the kids in the videos and then there are the kids who are watching them. for the kids in the videos, are there psychological risks for parents putting them out there like that? >> children that are social media stars are contending with all of the social pressures of being children from a digital age combined with being a child
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star. we though that child stars are more likely to have anxiety, depression, substance issues later on in life because they are dealing with their sense of self-esteem being linked to public approval, career success, right, and the hits and the likes. there is an intoxication, almost like an addiction to it. they don't have the coping skills to deal with failure and disappointment. >> there are rules for kids who work on a film or tv set. there are no rules for this, are there? >> no. it's concerning because anytime you have a family business, the child thin this case is a produ. it's a 24/7 job. i am concerned where the parents who have to gain financially from this, how do they set the rules? and i am troubled by this because the intrusive nature, it's 24/7 and the parents are supposed to be protecting them, sometimes are oversharing. >> many parents say we are making a lot of money. >> this is going to college and everything else. is that a good counter point? >> i don't think so.
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i think parents have protect their kids. the problem is that right now in a digital age to achieve success it is both endless and merciless. where are we going to teach the kids the values? this is promoting instant gratification at the expense i think of substance. >> this is all they know. some of these kids are babies having to be posted online and get the validation from the likes and all of that. what the kids watching the videos, idolizing these kids who look like their lives are perfect? >> we have to make people realize our sense of mastery and self-esteem comes from sports, leadership of the community, leadership in your school. this is not the be all, end all. i am earned when more kids want to be youtubers as opposed to astronauts. we are letting the kids have too much screen time. when they spend time with other children, they should be outside playing. it is a form of bringing people together. it's not the only form.
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>> thanks for being with us. watch the latest documentary kid influencers, big rulefew rules, minutes. ahead naomi osaka tells us how she is preparing for next week's u.s. open and why she is nervous when she is choosing my car insurance was the easiest decision ever.
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the 139th u.s. open starts here in new york city next week, and onl title. at just 21 years old she is the second highest-paid female athlete in the world according to "forbes." she won last year's open defeating serena williams on her way to back-to-back grand slam victories. vladimir duthiers of our streaming service, cbsn, caught up with the number one ranked player ahead of next week's tournament. >> you kind of consider new york home? >> i think new york is home. it's one of my favorite cities in the world and whenever i come back, i just feel instantly comfortable. >> reporter: describing naomi osaka's game to those who never watched her play isn't difficult. on the court, she's a whirlwind of competitive intensity. balanced by external poise and grace.
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>> given your hypercompetitiveness, how important was it that you were ranked the number one female tennis player in the world? >> it's always been a dream, you know. i think that'sne of e things that little kid tennis players look forward to. we want to win grand slams. we want to be number one. pi of ort. when wet her in new york, she was in the middle of a press event for body armor sports drink. >> do you think that that pressure, is that internal or external? >> the internal pressure is as bad. i lie when i say that because i just realize that he had i do put a lot of pressure on myself because having the number one ranking means that you're supposed to be the best. >> you had a very personal instagram post where you called the last few months the worst of your life. what happened that made you feel that way when you wrote that? >> for tennis players, we train so hard just for that one moment or that one match on the court.
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it's just really high high if you win or a low low if you lose. >> reporter: after winning back-to-back grand slam titles, osaka lost her next two majors. in july she was eliminated from wimbledon in the very first round. >> one of the biggest things i've learned over the summer is just to keep getting back up, believe in yourself and have fun. >> and tennis is fun? >> i think there are moments where it stops being fun for me, but then i realize that i'm super grateful to be in the position that i'm in. >> reporter: despite her soaring celebrity and influence, she's grounded and credits tennis legends serena williams, her lifelong role model. >> i have this huge respect for her. it's someone that i've looked up to my entire life so i still feel shocked whenever she reaches out. i don't know, i don't say hi to her or anything. >> why not? >> because i get so nervous. >> really? >> yeah. she always seems like she's doing something important, so i don't want to interrupt. and then i really want to talk to her about life and stuff and
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like how she manages to do things on and off the court, but i don't want to be disrespectful to her and like try to talk to her like she's my mentor while she's still playing. so i'm kind of just chillin' on that. >> do you think you would reach out to her just to see? >> i mean i would, but i'm nervous. >> do you feel like you're a peer of hers? >> no. >> you don't feel like you're a peer? >> i would have to win 20 something more grand slams to be her peer. she has so many list of accomplishments so no way. i've just been very grateful that i'm even playing. i've been trying to take every day as a new experience and learn from everything. >> what an amazing and candid interview. >> yes, it's very revealing. and how much pressure you put on yourself at 21, i can't imagine putting that kind of pressure. >> complicated feelings for this game that she plays so well. >> it's great to see how humble she is. >> yes. >> how she's afraid to say hi t
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>> hopefully she comes over, shakes hands and makes a date. cbs news financial contributor mellody hobson talks about the state of the economy. you can listen wherever you like to get your podcast. before we go, we'll look at all that mattered this week. in the meantime, we'll be right back. have a fabulous weekend,
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everybody. are you doing anything fun? >> i'm going to be in new york city. i want to go to central park. >> how about you? >> i may actually join you. she friends with my wife. >> you guys have a good time.
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before we go, let's look back at the week. jeffrey epstein sex abuse investigation is intensifying. >> a new mexico official moves to expose alleged sex abuse at jeffrey epstein's ranch. >> you just kind of wonder who knew what when. >> police say they have thwarted a rash of mass shooting plots since the attacks in el paso and dayton. >> all of these suspects shared their plan online or with other people. >> people now understand they can play a role in preventing these. >> the american charged with beating a hotel worker to death in the caribbean says he was defending his family. >> i would do it again and thank god i was in the room when he came in. >> i can tell you this case has captivated the people of anguilla. >> the nypd fires the officer accused of choking a suspect five years ago. >> we are on a mission with nasa flying over greenland. big picture, what does all of this mean?
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>> it means greenland is melting. >> what is it that you get about donald trump that others don't? >> he cares deeply about america. my duty is to share with him my disagreements. i do that with great frequency. when he makes a decision, it's my task to execute that. >> well, you don't have a anymore and a quart nickname. he hasn't attacked you on twitter. so far so good. >> the haitian sensation is off. >> can you move the camera, i can't see. >> somebody looks like he got a fresh haircut. >> i did. >> it was haircut day yesterday. >> we went to a place where eating and politics tend to mix. what did you learn? >> we learned so much, including you shouldn't have more than one pork chop a day, but we'll get to that later. >> a south dakota woman thought she was suffering from kidney stones. she wasn't. she was in labor and she gave
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birth to triplets. her husband was shocked. >> his reaction is like, excuse me? put it back. >> let's just say it's a blessing. ♪ >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> i'm anthony mason with gayle king. >> sorry, anthony. that was anthony's line. >> it's your line. >> let's get back to business. >> here comes klaus in the green room. he is hosting this year's vmas. >> this is like millenial. >> my audience is -- you know, sometimes they need some help getting into the theater. >> how excited are you? >> come on, this is as excited as i get at 8:00 in the morning. >> bowwow wow. >> don't you dare use that on the weekend. >> it's rolling, i see it.
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for every room and every budget. at ross. yes for less. this is a kpix 5 news morning update. >> mnirye. it's 8:55 i'm michelle griego. the so-called mountain fire is still burning in shasta county northeast of redding. at least one structure has burned. cal fire says 600 acres has been scorched. the fire is now 40% contained. cbs news has confirmed representative seth molton will drop out of the race this afternoon and run for e election. tonight transportation officials are planning to close highway 4 in both directions from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. the road work is for a public safety improvement project. we'll have news updates throughout the day on your
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here at 8:57 let's get a look at your main travel times. you are back in the green. no problem there. you are still in the red on the east shore freeway now coming out of the south bay on 101 with a 75-minute drive there. the westbound direction theo bry ies. busier in that eastbound direction than it was about
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15 minutes ago. however, the richmond san mateo bridge is backed up in your approach to the toll plaza. it's a much better scenario and you're moving right along and no problems to report. you are backed up at the bay bridge. you're pretty much at the foot of the maze and a little bit up onto the 880 flyover. no crashes or stalls going to be slowing you down. your main travel times again still look pretty darn good. as far as the weather is concerned this morning taking a live look out towards the east bay you can see the sun is out. that's going to be the story for most of us today. 72 degrees in concord. creeping close to the 70s in san jose. 66 in santa rosa at this hourment your high temperatures for today are going to be in the low 90s in the east bay areas. cooling off you'll be around the 70s in oakland and san francisco. coolest along the coast at 66. it's going to be that same story
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all the way through towards the weekend.
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