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grown to 25. florida's governor says the area much concern in miami is shrinking. that is good news. but the cdc is still warning pregnant women to stay away. in another amusement park-related accident, a 3-year-old boy who fell off a roller coaster in pennsylvania has been hospitalized. he fell from an old-style wooden coast in idlewild, that is southeast of pittsburg long and 40 feet high at its highest. the boy's condition has not been released. you might remember on sunday, a 10-year-old boy was killed on a waterslide in kansas city. and then on monday, three children fell from a ferris wheel in tennessee and all of them survived. here in new york, a gust of wind caused a construction crane to slammed into three world trade center. the crane ball hit a window on the 12th floor of the building. the building is one of three skyscrapers replace the twin towers destroyed on 9/11.
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2018. no injuries and no debris fell to the ground. the 19-year-old virginia teenager who climbed up partway trump tower using suction cups has been charged with endangerment. he remains under psychiatric evaluation. he said he just wanted to talk to trump. it's unclear when he'll appear in court. america's swimming and gymnastics stars are leading the way to more gold. the u.s. is dominating the game wi overall. china is in second place with 11 golds and 30 medals. japan has 22 medals, including seven golds. jamie yuccas has the latest from rio. >> michael phelps has done it again! >> reporter: another record-setting night for michael phelps, winning the gold medal in the olympic 200-meter individual medley and becoming the first swimmer to win the same competition in four consecutive olympic games.
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>> reporter: an emotional phelps listened to the star-spangled banner after being awarded his fourth gold of the rio olympics and the 22nd gold of his career. another record breaking event, this one by 20-year-old simone manuel. she tied with a canadian swimmer for the gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle and becoming the first african-american woman to win a gold in swimming. el following her historic achievement. and the united states gymnastics team kept rolling, two days after the women won the team all-around title, 19-year-old simone biles took home the gold in the individual all-around competition. her teammate, 22-year-old aly raisman took silver. biles is the fourth consecutive american woman to win the all-around title. jamie yuccas, cbs news, rio de janeiro. phelps' swim even brought an
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baltimore ravens fans went wild when phelps touched the wall. even the players on the field stopped play for several minutes to watch baltimore's hometown hero earn his 22nd gold medal. noting how historic his performance was. >> i'll sit back, 10, 15, 20 years, and i'm sitting with my that. i'm sitting in ravens preseason game and i'm watching one of the best swimmers ever to do it. >> it's quite a moment. coming up on the "morning news." the final inning. slugger alex rodriguez plays his last game as a yankee tonight. and extreme longevity. we will show you a shark species that goes way back. this is the "cbs morning news." like no artificial colors or preservative ingredients.
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megaplex. it was a peak period to see meteor showers and happens every year around this time when earth plows through the tail of the swift tunnel comet. scientists made a wild shark discovery off greenland and a teen cancer patient is suing after a fight with police. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the tennesseean obtained video in a cancer patient's lawsuit against airport personnel. shows a skirmish last year at memphis international. the suit says the teen's radiation treatment affected her hearing and sight and claims officers failed to consider her disabilities. "the denver post" reports outrage that a rapist sentence included no prison time. a judge in boulder ordered two years of work or school release and 20 years of probation for austin wilkerson. the former university of colorado student was convicted of raping a drunk woman in 2014. "wall street journal" says
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roger ailes of sexual misconduct reaches into the double digits. more accusers have come forward since ailes stepped down three weeks ago as head of fox news. 21st century fox is reportedly bracing for settlements with many of the women. the associated press reports the release of a north carolina man who was imprisoned for 28 years for a murder. a judge in wilmington ruled yesterday that johnny small did not get a fair prosecutors must decide if there is enough evidence to put him on trial again. "the new york times" reports that gawker staff held a pizza and booze party in manhattan to mark the gossip site's down julie. gawker and its founder declared bankruptcy after ordered to pay millions to hulk hogan. "usa today" reports a startling claim about a shark species. some researchers says greenland sharks can reach 400 years of
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the hype machine is in hyperdrive for "star wars" rogue 1. a new trailer for the movie is just out. it features the return of darth vader, still clearly in need for a little anchor management. rogue 1 is set for release in december. on the cbs "moneywatch." macy's announces majors closures and twitter answers accusations of censorship. stock exchange with that and more. good morning, hena. >> good morning, anne-marie. the major stock indices on wall street hit new highs, pushed by strong gains in energy and retail. the dow jones gained 117 points and s&p 500 added ten and nasdaq increased by 23 points. macy's stock soared, up 14% after the nation's largest department store said it's closing 100 stores next year.
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macy's has seen slowing sales the past year and a half as competition heats up and more people shop online. the store closures will leave macy's with 660 stores nationwide. former twitter ceo dick costolo is denying reports that twitter filtered abusive tweets buzzfeed reports that twitter used and algorithm to filter abusive tweets and twitter manually removed messages that slipped through. costolo called the report, quote, total nonsense and laughably false. add block messages to facebook, back at you. 48 hours after facebook announced block ad technology, ad blocker said it figured out a way to circumvent it. ad block software filters all types of ad from websites. facebook says any attempt to override it's anti-ad blocking
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to load slowly. >> i knew they were going to be able to combat that, but i didn't think it was 48 hours. >> that was a quick move. they weren't playing. they were ready to go. >> when the money is out there, people will figure out a way to get it. hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. still to come, all of the president's songs. president obama shares his cool summer playlist that he has been
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straight year, president obama has released a pretty cool summer playlist. two spotify mixes on a playlist and upbeat playlist, and a more slower sampling when the sun goes down. artists range from piano sarah belerla, to "power of power." more proof it's good to be the king. the cavaliers rewarded lebron james for bringing cleveland an nba title. he has agreed to a record setting three-year deal worth $100 million! his pay next year will top the single season record of $33 million set by michael jordan. alex rodriguez will play his final game as a new york yankee at his home field but boston fans let him know how they feel about him last night at fenway park. a-rod was hitless in four trips, but managed to bat in a run in
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as we reported, the number of people in florida infected with the zika virus by mosquitoes is now 25. zika is known to cause the birth defective microcephaly. dr. jon lapook has more about this rare disorder. ? the its up the water spout ? >> reporter: like most 6-year-olds, edmund loves singing and toys and, of course, his mother. but unlike most of his peers, edmund has microcephaly, the result of a genetic disorder that his mom didn't know about. >> i didn't sign up for this which is not true at all. of course you sign up for it. >> reporter: she and her husband vincent said edmund might not recognize them and might not
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some doctors suggested he be institutionalized. what was your response? >> my first response, i didn't think people did that any more. >> reporter: edmund didn't sit up or crawl until he was 3 and still doesn't talk. but he is slowly meeting some milestones. walking with help and riding a bike and playing with his two brothers. >> we are teaching him sign language. >> reporter: give me an example. >> so he will say, edmund loves mamma. this is how ay >> reporter: you speak edmund sign language? >> yes. he has invented some of his own signs. like this is please say to me. >> reporter: you just made that up? >> yeah. yeah. >> reporter: microcephaly can arise from a number of different conditions. genetically, like edmunds. and like measles and zika. symptoms can vary widely. can you touch my nose? you can! so you understand a lot and he
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>> yes. >> reporter: it's too early to tell how it will affect the lives of those infected with zika. she remembers the emotional toll of an uncertain future. >> i kept saying, what is going to happen? what is going to happen? what is going to happen? >> reporter: and she still doesn't really know. >> i actually haven't asked for prognosis forever because i don't expect anyone to really be able to tell me. he is turning his own course. >> reporter: she has advice for the mothers of babies with birth defects from zika. >> it will get better. it will get better for you. you will love your child and your child will love you. >> reporter: and, she says, know you will find a new normal. clap your hands. yes, well done! dr. jon lapook, cbs news, rockville, maryland. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a closer look at the problem with dirty water at the rio games that is blamed for sick eping at least one athlete. plus more on the greenland shark
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and stunning views. we will tell you about a mission to protect natural dark skies around the world. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green.
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finally have footage of the monkey that caused a lot of trouble here at mccaran. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus...a woman is dead after getting hit by a car while crossing "don't walk signal" ((brian loftus)) >> and... the weekend is here and it's suppose to heat as we get through this friday. sherry will tell us all about it in our weeeknd forecast. ((kirsten joyce)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) thanks for waking up with us this morning i'm brian loftus ((michelle mortensen)) and i'm michelle mortensen in for kirsten sadly this morning as you're waking up we have a fatal car crash to tell you about on the south side of town. metro tells us a woman crossing against a "don't walk" signal was hit by a car near sahara and eastern on exley avenue. witnesses say the cross signals were not working.


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