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nasty weather all across the country. powerful storms across the east, flash floods hit the southwest and hawaii braces for a tropical storm. after a three-year break israeli and palestinian leaders resume talks today in washington, d.c. and pope francis wraps up his visit to brazil by holding a mass for millions. ding a mass for millions. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, july 29th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, millions of americans on both sides of the country are cleaning up after bouts of
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powerful storms. in some places the storms caused significant damage and had deadly results. a slow moving storm system left parts of north carolina under several inches of water. last night emergency workers rescued two men whose boat tipped over in a flooded creek. more than a dozen other people were pulled from rushing waters in the western part of the state over the weekend. two people did not survive. officials say a 48-year-old man and 10-year-old girl were swept away by the currents after entering a creek. >> this kind of water right now with the current the way it is is what they were trying to swim in yesterday. >> just like that. >> just like that. >> philadelphia saw record rainfall of sunday. more than 8 inches fell in the city. sections of philadelphia international airport lost power, causing some flights to be delayed. a strong thunderstorm saturday night is believed to have plaeled a role in the deadly
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crash of a helicopter. five people including a child were killed. any time weather becomes a factor, you're messing with disaster. >> heavy rain also pounded the southwest. in arizona a tour bus was knocked over and washed away. no one was hurt but passengers were forced to climb out of the bus's window. and parts of las vegas were under flash flood warnings as nearly two inches of rain fell in about a half an hour. meanwhile folks in hawaii are keeping an eye of tropical storm flossy. though it appears to be weakening, people on the island are preparing for heavy rain, high winds, and possible flossing. for more on weather here's meteorologist jeff berardelli from our miami station wfor. tropical storm, flossy, which is threatening hawaii during the day today. let's first talk about the flooding along the eastern
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seaboard. big upper-level low across the great lakes. today, philadelphia set an all-time maximum daily rainfall with around 8 inches of rain that fell during the day today causing flash flooding. now, there is some good news. the whole storm system is going to be lifting and most of the rain is going to be pushing offshore with the exception of the carolinas. the eastern part of south carolina, the eastern part of north carolina, still heavy downpour are likely during the day today, but the good news is the western part of the state is starting to dry out and there has been significant flooding in north carolina. now, let's switch gears and talk about floosy. flossy is approaching the hawaiian islands as we track. takes it near the big island of hawaii monday morning. and monday night right near oahu we're expecting winds around 60, 65 miles an hour. tropical storms are 100-foot fall split the bus in
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tour. the cause of the crash isn't clear. and the driver of a spanish train last week is free without bail this morning. he has been charged with negligent homside. 79 people were killed when the train derailed last wednesday. two americans are among the dead. 22 people are hospitalized in critical condition. the train was traveling far above the speed limit when it approached a curve and tumbled off the tracks. >> an indiana church is mourning the loss of a youth pastor, his pregnant wife and another member
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this morning after a bus crash. all tree died when the church bus flipped in indianapolis on saturday. the crash happened in the last minutes of the 365-mile trip home from a michigan summer camp. dozens of others were injured. >> our church grieves now. they don't grieve necessarily because of the loss because god tells us in his word to be absent from the lord is to be present in hent. they're in heaven right now, we know that. but they're not here now and we miss them. the driver says the brakes failed. in egypt thousands of supporters of deposed president morsi continue their sit-in protest in cairo. it left more than 80 morsi supporters dead. the military-led government is vowing to crack down on the sit-in, accusing the protesters of terrorism.
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and israeli and palestinian officials will meet face to face for the first time this year in washington. the two sides accepted invitations from john kerry to accept peace talks. tara mergener is in washington with more. good morning, tara. >> good morning, anne-marie. well, these preliminary discussions come after an intense effort by john kerry to get both parties back to the table. the hope is to develop a plan for full-blown peace talks within the next few months. demonstrators in palestine and israel protested the news that peace talks will resume today between the two governments, further evidence of the deep mistrust on both sideses. the breakthrough to get two sides talking again came after israel's cabinet approved the release of more than 100 palestinian leaders.
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israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu called it a tough decision. many call it unpopular in the country. secretary of state john kerry invited the parties to america for talks after the cabinet approved the prisoners' release. >> both leaders in the region have made a courageous decision to try to return to final status talks. >> these initial talks are meant to lay the groundwork for future negotiations. sippy lidny and him will take the lead. peace talks have been off again and on again for the past 20 years. >> getting them to the table is not the same them as figuring out jerusalem. >> the last round of peace talks broke down nearly three years
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ago. and those negotiations came to a halt when palestinians walked out after israel refused to stop building settlement on palestinian land. anne-marie? >> tara mergener in washington. thank you, tara. former president jimmy carter is planning a return trip to north korea. he said he'll try to win the release of kenneth bae. the north says he was taking part in activities the overthrow the government. he helped in another release in 2010. coming up on your morning new, millions gather for mass on the pope's last day in brazil. and caught on tape. a car gets caught in a landslide in china. ite ales part ofning news." ther there triggered by heavy rain. this is the "cbs morning news." y with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today.
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they never saw it coming. a surveillance camera caught that car being buried under a massive landslide. it happened earlier this month in northwest china after torrential rain swept through the area. there were four people spotted in the car. two were spotted who managed to get out and get away. no one suffered major injuries. the pope is on his way back to italy. it ended as it began, with a joyous celebration. an estimated 3 million people jammed rio de janeiro's famed copacabana beach to celebrate mass with the pope on sunday. the pope was in brazil to celebrate world youth day. the vatican called his trip a great success. on the "cbs moneywatch" now, a stark look at poverty in america and a major merger in the advertising world. wendy gillette is here in new york with that and more. good morning, wendy. >> good morning, anne-marie. a gap between the rich and
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poor is getting wider, and it's crossing racial lines. a new survey by the "associated press" finds four out of five u.s. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty, or have been on welfare for at least part of their working lives. poverty rates among all raises has narrowed since the 1970s. more than 76% of white adults say they've experienced economic insecurity by the time they turn 60. the risk of economic insecurity affects almost 80% of americans across all races. asian markets saw profit-taking ahead of manufacturing data from china. tokyo's nikkei plummeted more than 3%. hong kong's hang seng lost half a percent. on wall street this week, a triple threat. investors will be keeping a close eye on the federal reserve, jobs, and earnings. last week the dow finished in the black, ending up 15 points. the nasdaq also had a good week rising 25 points. >> drivers can't seem to catch a break. gas prices keep going up.
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according to the lundberg survey, the nationwide price jumped 8 cents in the last two weeks. it now costs $3.67 for a gallon of regular. a mega deal in the world of advertising. on sunday new york's omni come and france's publicis announced they will join forces. together they'll have a market value of more than $35 billion making them the world's largest arizona agency. it's still subject to regulatory review and has to be approved by shareholders. the superhero flick starring hugh jackman brought in $55 million in north message. the low budget film "the conjuring" slipped to second at under $22 million. and the animated kids' movie "despicable me 2" came in third wendy gillett, cbs news, new york. thanks a lot, wendy. still to come, millions make off in a heist fit for hollywood.
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unforgettable season for the yankees. the yankees' captain hits the first pitch he sees and in the bottom of the ninth alfonso soriano drives in the game-winning run in the series back with the yankees after ten years. new york beat tampa bay, 6-5. in los angeles dodgers' rookie yas'll yasiel puig hit as walk-off homer to beat cincinnati 1-0. and in baseball's nightcap two division leaders aol and jason hayward comes up with a big performance. he homer in the third inning and in the sixth he drives in another run to give atlanta a 4-2 lead. the braves win 5-2 to complete a sweep of the cardinals. finally, in russia, some would-be wright brothers should have left the flying to the birds. contestants in this competition built their own makeshift aircraft.
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aircraft, i guess. each one had a different theme. the result was the same. a moment of flight followed by a belly flop in the water. should have been a splash landing competition, i think. when we return, brazen robbery. french police try to track down millions of dollars worth of jewelry stolen in broad daylight in cannes. of jewelry stolen in broad daylight in caane. ♪ ♪ ♪
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., partly sunny today. partly sunny in atlanta as well. but st. louis and denver, both see thunderstorms. seattle, partly sunny with a high of 78. well, terrible news for a groom-to-be involved in a boat crash on friday. new york officials say the body of his best man, 30-year-old mark lennon, was found sunday in the hudson river. the body of brian bond's fiancee
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lindsey stewart was found saturday. they and three other friends went on a speed boat friday night but crashed into a barge. officials say the skipper jojo john was drunk. he's being charged with manslaughter. the parents of a boy who was buried alive say it's a miracle. greg and faith woessner say it's a miracle. 6-year-old nathan was playing at the dunes at the indiana lakeshore on july 12th when a sand dune collapsed. it took rescuers more than three hours to pull him out. he went back home on friday and his parents say it's a blessing he can't remember what happened. >> he says he can't remember anything. i can't imagine remember those feelings that he was feeling down in the hole. i don't want him to remember that. >> doctors say nathan is doing well but still needs more rehabilitation. and a crowd at a concert in cleveland got quite a surprise saturday.
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amanda berry came out on stage for her first public appearance. she's one of three women rescued in may after being held captive for more than a decade. ariel castro, the man charged well kidnapping her , pled guily on friday and was sentenced to life without parole plus 1,000 years. according to one expert, the chances of recovering $53 million worth of jewels stolen on sunday are slim. the jewels were part of an exhibit in caanes, france, and as charlie d'agata reports, it's not the first team that thieves have hit the area. >> reporter: the holdup happened at the luxury carlton hotel in broad daylight. at least one armed robbery reportedly ran off with a briefcase full of jewels and then vanished into a crowd strolling along the promenade. it's the third time in two months jewel thieves have hit cannes. it's the work of sophisticated gangs says this french journalist.
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>> i'm not talking about somebody knocking on the head of an old lady to pinch her purse. they plan it like a military operation. of course, it happens in cannes. >> reporter: during this year's famous film festival, robbers ripped a safe out of a famous hotel room making off with millions of jewels meant to add spark toll hollywood a-listers. there was a jail break in switzerland by two alleged members of the notorious pink panther jewel thief gang. they're blamed for high-profile jewelry robberies worth hundreds of millions of dollar. it's too early to tell whether the pink panther gang is suspected in today's robbery, but the trail of hot red sox from the carlton hotel grows colder by the minute. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the latest on the extreme weather across the country, and never-before-seen footage of president kennedy and his family. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." m anne-marie green.
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the air force pilot who was store john mccain's cellmate in vietnam has died. colonel george "bud" day spent 25 years as a prisoner of war. he served in three wars and earned more than 70 medals including medal of horde. colonel bud day died on sunday. he was 88 years old. the conflict ended 60 years ago. jeff pegues talks about one hero whose contributions are often overlooked. >> unveil the reckless statue. >> reporter: in triangle, virginia, near the grounds of national museum of the marine corps, the curtain dropped to reveal reckless. she was pressed into service,
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hauling supplies in korea, pinned down by enemy fire. >> reckless was scared. >> reporter: retired marine corps harold wadny witnessed it. >> surely an angel had to be riding that mare. >> reporter: in march during 1953 the mongolian mare made 51 round trips in a single day, hauling 9,000 pounds of ammunition to the front lines. she earned her stripes that day and cemented her bonds with the marines around her. >> quite a horse. quite a horse. >> reporter: mike mason is a korean war veteran. >> it's kind of unbelievable, you know. you picture a horse, but she was truly a marine. >> reporter: not bad for a horse bought by a young marine in korea for $250. she would eventually earn military honors. robin hutton led the effort to see her memorialized in bronze.
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>> i thought she should have a memorial so people knew who she was. >> reporter: a tribute to courage on four legs instead of two. jeff pegues, cbs new, washington. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on the flooding in north carolina, and a tropical storm headed for hawaii. we'll have your forecast. plus, the resumption of middle east peace talks today. we'll get the latest from the state department. and we'll take you for a swim at the national aquarium in baltimore where a million-dollar exhibit is about to open. finally, the rubik's cube was invented nearly 40 years ago, but the enthusiasm for the toy hasn't waned. the world championship was held in las vegas over the weekend. about 600 people competed to see who could solve the puzzle the fastest. the reigning world record, a little over five seconds which is pretty much how long it takes
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for me to get frustrated and toss it. that's the "cbs morning news" for this morning. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald seems like we were just doing this a couple of days ago. good morning, it's monday, july 29, i'm brian hackney in for frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. >> it seems like a couple of
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days. >> happy monday! we have patchy fog out there. a strong sea breeze this morning. temperatures now mainly in the 50s. today could be the coolest day of the week. we'll talk about that coming up. >> okay, thank you, lawrence. and outside right now, here's a live look over at the bay bridge. we have roadwork and also a fire in the east bay. one person is did following a crash in the east bay. it happened about 10:15 last night on westbound 580 in richmond. chp says a car went off the road at the bayview off-ramp and ended up on nearby railroad tracks. officers had been on the scene overnight to find out what happened. the clock is ticking for bart and its workers. a temporary contract extension ends


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