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breaking news, breaking news, new york city police force occupy wall street protesters from their long time camp. is this the end of the movement? >> denial, former penn state coach jerry sandusky speaks out and says he never sexually abused young boys. >> i have horsed around with kids, i have showered after workouts. and meltdown, herman cain suffers some embarrassing laughs on the campaign trail. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, november 15th, this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, november 15th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs good morning, everybody. appreciate you joining us. we begin with the latest crackdown on the anti-wall street movement sweeping the country. it happened early today in new york city. the protests started here. police forced protesters from
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the privately own.zuccotti park at the southern tip of manhat n manhattan. at least 40 people were arrested. the park had been occupied continuously for two months. manuel is at the park at the latest. what's the situation down there now? >> good morning, terrell. hundreds of police officers are blocking the streets here in lower manhattan. there were many arrests. demonstrators, we understand many of them are still holding out occupying zuccotti park, but most dispersed into groups and scattered around this part of the city trying to avoid arrest. police officers in riot gear moved into lower manhattan to clear out protesters. the encampment has become the focal point of the occupy wall street movement. but about 1:00 a.m. this morning, police ordered everyone to leave saying the park had become unsanitary and hazardous. officers arrested everyone who
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resisted. for nearly eight weeks, demonstrators used the park to protest economic inequality. it sparked a movement around the country. but people who live and work near the park have increasingly complained about their neighbors. >> a lot of waste and dump behind my alleyway. where i dump the garbage -- >> by waste, you mean human waste? >> yeah, human waste. >> protesters have been told they can return once the park is cleaned, but they will not be able to bring back tents or sleeping bags. monday, police dismantled an occupational encampment. manhattan protesters were planning a demonstration this thursday to mark the two-month anniversary of their encampment. police are doing a pretty good job of trying to keep the media of seeing what's going on right at the park, even restricting the air space up above and keeping a lot of cameras and a lot of the major media outlets on the other side of the block aid.
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>> and you mentioned allow protesters back in the park but not with tents or sleeping bags. what will protesters say to that? >> they're thinking of moving to another nearby park and moving to central park later today to do some kind of march through central park and set up shop there. we'll see where the protesters set up. everybody is using social media to keep a step ahead of where to go next. >> could be a long day in new york city. manny, thanks. this morning, the campus of the university of north carolina wilmington is on lockdown. police have been searching for a gunman. the suspect held up four people late last night and headed into campus. to the scandal at penn state university now. the "new york times" is reporting the case may be growing as more alleged victims come forward. and the former penn state football coach charged with sexually abusing eight young boys says he is innocent.
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jerry sandusky says he is no a pedophile. jerry sandusky says he is nod a pedophile. >> reporter: jerry sandusky denies he abused any young boys. in a television interview with bob costas, he refused the allegations. >> i say that i am innocent of those charges. >> are you a pedophile? >> no. >> reporter: sandusky was charged last week with 40 counts of sexually abusing eight boys he met through his charitable program, the second mile, which helps at risk youths. the complain details claims with victims including at the penn state shower room. >> i have horsed around with kids. i -- i have showered after workouts. i have hugged them and touched their leg without intent of sexual contact. >> the president of second mile resigned monday in what he called after effort to restore faith in the organization. the former philadelphia district
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attorney is now representing the charity's board. >> we do know that pedophiles don't become pedophiles at age 50. i think a lot more about mr. sandusky is going to come out. but that doesn't mean the board knew about it. >> reporter: the board is doing its own digging to find out what could have been done differently. there's criticism on many levels as to why charges against sandusky haven't been brought forth sooner. >> it takes a lot to develop a case. the people should be assured that we tried to move that case as quickly as we possibly could. >> late monday, the "new york times" reported close to ten additional victims have come forward. sandra hughes, cbs news. >> and at the center of the penn state case is the man who says he saw sandusky sexually assault a young boy in 2002. it's been unclear how immediately he reacted or what he saw. now for the first time mcqueary is trying to clarify. in an e-mail object stained by cbs news, he wrote, i did the
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right thing. you guys know me. i didn't just turn and run. i made sure it stopped. mcqueary is currently on administrative leave. powerful winds estimated to be near 80 miles per hour and possible tornado caused damage in upstate new york. in southern indiana, a possible trees and power lines were knocked down. politics now, a stumble by herman cain and a surge in the poll of newt gingerich. cnn poll of likely republican voters finds statistical ties between mitt romney and newt gingerich. yesterday, cain struggled to answer a question on libya during an interview with the milwaukee sentinel. >> so you agree with president obama on libya, or not? >> okay. libya.
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president obama supported the uprising, correct? president obama called for the removal of gadhafi. i just want to make sure we're talking about the same thing before i say yes, i agree or no, i didn't agree. i do not agree with the way he handled it for the following reason. no, that's a different one. i've got to go back. let's see. i've got all this stuff twirling around in my head. >> cain says he paused to gather his thoughts. meanwhile, the boyfriend of one of the accusers has come forward. cain says he never met sharon bialek. the boyfriend says that is not true. the u.s. supreme court has
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agreed to conduct a thorough review of president obama's health care plan with a ruling to come by mid summer. the law requires americans to buy health insurance or pay a penalty. opponents say that's unconstitutional and 26 states are suing the federal government to block it. the high court will hear more than five hours of arguments on both sides of the hotly debated issue. >> it is the first time that congress has ever tried to force somebody to buy a product that they didn't want and that is not a proper regulation of commerce so it is unconstitutional. >> the white house issued a statement saying we know the affordable care act is constitutional and are confident the supreme court will agree. coming up on the morning news, a now challenger to apple's ipad. and a new show in africa is encouraging tourists to come and take a look. africa is encouraging tourists to come and take a look. i found out that connected to our muscles are nerves that send messages through the body. my doctor diagnosed it as fibromyalgia -- thought to be the result of overactive nerves
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the air. that started erupting near a week and a half ago and could continue for months. experts insists it poses no danger to nearby villages and tourists. they're inviting people to watch. cbs money watch tike on a tuesday. worries about european debt crisis send markets down today. ashley, good morning. >> good morning to you, terrell. asian markets fell today on fears italy will not be able to grow enough to get out under from its debt. both the nikkei and hang seng lost about 1% apiece. today, wall street gets reports on inflation. monday snapped a two-day winning streak. the dow dipped almost 75 points. the nasdaq lost 21. the tablet computer market is getting crowded. today, amazon began selling its full color touch screen kindle fire. it's $is 199 less than half the price.
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bigger because we're better. representative gabby on the "cbs morning news," here is a look at today's weather. the gulf coast will have strong winds. is system that battered the ohio valley yesterday is moving east but will produce only a few issues. the southeast has a chance of rain. let's get another look now at this morning's top stories. in his first public comments, former penn state football coach jerry sandusky tells nbc news he never molested young boys. he did admit to horsing around with boys in the shower. he insists he was not a pedophile. the police have reported at least 10 victims have come forward. protesters in new york city have been removed from a city park.
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month r protesters have been told they can return once the park is cleaned, but they can't bring sleeping bags or tents. now what may be a major break through in the battle for heart disease. it's the leading cause for death in the u.s. that could change thanks to a promising technique using a patient's own stem cells. san ra hughes reports. >> it's hard to believe ken millis suffered a serious heart attack just two years ago. >> i feel great, fantastic. i feel 100%. >> he was just 39 when a heart attack left him with heart failure. so millis volunteered for an experimental trial in los angeles. doctor injected stem cells from his own heart into the area the attack damaged the most. >> these cells are growth factors. and when you inject them, they will, in fact, positively impact the environment and cause the cells to grow.
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>> cedars isn't alone in making these conclusions. the university of louisville published similar research in the new issue of "the lancet." stem cells were able to heal heart tissue. almost 6 million americans suffer heart failure after a heart attack and 20% die within one year from diagnosis. millis underwent the stem cell procedure in 2009. he says he started feeling better almost immediately. >> it feels like i broke my arm, it was in a cast and it healed and now it's forgotten. that's exactly what it feels like. >> doctors admit the study was small and more research is needed. congresswoman gabrielle giffords is speaking out. she spoke to abc's diane sawyer. as you're about to see, she has made remarkable recovery, though she still speaks in halting
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phrases. >> -- happened to you? >> no, no, no. >> life. >> her husband, mark kelly, was by her side during the interview and her long recovery. he actually took video of that including some of her intense therapy. giffords says she's not yet ready to return to work. >> and so you think to yourself, i'll go back to congress if i get better? >> yes, yes, yes. >> and that's where you are right now? >> yes, yes. >> giffords spoke about jarrod loughner, the man accused of shooting her. she says if he got proper treatment, that shooting may not have happened. coming up this morning on
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britain's queen elizabeth is going for the gold herself. come next year, the queen has approved renting out some of the fancy homes at st. james palace. companies with long standing ties with the royal family can rent the rooms to host a party. the cost? about $47,500 today. must be some party there. there are plenty of stories about people getting amazing bargains in life. here is one that involves a popular cafe that just changed hands for such a low price it's hard to believe. >> for anyone who loved the national cafe in downtown milwaukee, loved its gourmet coffee and its organic menu, it was inconceivable the place was for sale for $100. >> the chef now benton.
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>> the lucky buyer is 35-year-old nell benton, a local chef who was unemployed. >> it's completely changed my life, completely. >> this is also a dream that nell first had when she was 7 years old. >> do you remember being 7 years old? >> oh, yeah. i was writing menus and playing with my holly hobby oven, setting things on fire. >> on a deal this good, there is always a catch. here, there was a big one. nell had to promise to keep the national as is, keep the staff, keep the name, buy local and stay organic. she wanted to do all of that, anyway, but that still leaves one question. who sells a restaurant for $100? >> well, crazy people. >> the seller and the man who built the national is michael deedrich, a man who owns a website design company two doors down from the cafe. he lost $50,000 on this sale but
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still calls it a business decision. >> the idea of a $100 restaurant is to really find the right kind of owner. >> the national, michael explains, is the economic area of the neighborhood, an area where the ballet school is blocks away from the soup kitchen. >> is it pie in the sky to imagine you're going to open up a restaurant to build a community? absolutely. it is, however, a start. and that's what i was going for. and so michael got his owner, nell got her restaurant. >> so $100 for michael. >> and out of nowhere for $100, a dreaming 7-year-old girl woke up and found the dream was real. >> you're the new owner? >> i am, i am. >> wyatt andrews, cbs news, milwaukee. comes up on "the early show," the very latest on the
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confrontation at zuccotti park. police versus occupy wall street protesters. the penn state suspect jerry sandusky offers his version of what happened. and details of the amazing break through in stem cell transplant for heart patients. all that and more coming up a little later on "the early show." that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. appreciate you watching. i'm terrell brown. thank you, everybody, have a great day. tching. i'm terrell brown. thank you, everybody, have a great day. ,,,,,,
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