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an exploding wildfire in central washington state takes the lives of three ir an exploding wildfire in central washington state takes the lives of three firefighters and forces thousands to evacuate. >> there's just times when, you know, some things go bad, but the fight still has to go on. in new hampshire republican presidential front-runner donald trump dismisses jeb bush as unelectable while bush says trump is actually a tax-hiking democrat. and police shoot and kill an 18-year-old black man who they say pulled a gun. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, august 20th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green.
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wildfires have taken a deadly toll in washington state. three firefighters were killed after their vehicle crashed nears twisp as they were battling a fire. that's about 100 miles northeast of seattle. several other firefighters were injured. the fast moving fires have forced residented and tourists to evacuate. natasha chen reports from kiro. >> reporter: this flag is one of many now flying at half-staff in twisp in honor ofthe firefighters who died battling a raging wildfire in the region. authorities believe their vehicle was involved in an accident when their vehicle was overtaken by windswept plains. >> they were just trying to do their job and there's times when things go bad but the fight has to go on. >> reporter: as the fires continued scorching the area they fled the town. thousands of people around the region have moved south for safety. >> i don't know how the government is going to pay for
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it, and i don't know how the people are going to rebuild, and now there's been loss of life. it's like horrible. >> reporter: firefighters are also trying to get a handle on another group of fires burning to the east, one of which prompted evacuations of both people and cattle in the town of conconully. so far the fires in chelan is about 50% contained. with more hot, windy, and dusty conditions expected the tide could turn in a moment. natasha chen, cbs news. >> the wildfires have been spread in part due to the drought. a new study says conditions will lead to bigger wildfires, extinct wildlife and dry farm towns. it will cost california's economy nearly $3 billion. this year alone. farmers will feel the most impact. 10,000 seasonal workers will lose their jobs. and parts of new jersey is
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drying out this morning after severe flooding. some drivers had to ditch their cars. a storm yesterday dropped up to 4 inches of rain. donald trump is posing a real threat in the race for the white house. a new poll of registered voters shows the republican trails hillary clinton by just six points, but trump took aim at fellow gop candidate jeb bush at a town hall meeting in new hampshire yesterday. he describes the former florida governor as low energy. in another nearby event bush accused trump of being a democrat in disguise. >> i'll tell you what. you know what's happening to jeb's crowd right down the street? they're sleeping. they're sleeping now. >> mr. trump doesn't have a proven conservative record. he was a democrat longer in the last decade than he was a republican. he's given more money to democrats than he's given to republicans. >> the two candidates mostly differ on their immigration plans.
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more potential trouble this morning for hillary clinton. cbs news has confirmed two e-mails on her private server contained classified information. the democratic front-runner has denied that on her campaign trail. jan crawford reports. >> reporter: the two e-mails the intelligence community says contained classified information were uncovered during an investigation during the 2012 benghazi attack in libya that killed ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. the first e-mail in 2011 was forwarded by aide huma abedin. the second e-mail forwarded by aide jacob sullivan outlined reports of possible arrests in connection with the benghazi attack. the e-mails are among some 30,000 clinton turned over to the state department from her private server. on monday the state department said it had flagged 305 e-mails out of the 20% it has reviewed
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as potentialitily containing classified information. clinton has insisted there was no classified information on her server. >> whether it was a personal account or a government account, i did not send classified material and i did not receive any material that was marked or designated classified, which is the way you know whether something is. >> reporter: but it's not just clinton's private server that may have contained classified information. the state department filed court papers wednesday afternoon saying it does not believe any personal device was provided by the state department to clinton. dan ackerman is an editor at cnet. >> anytime you're bringing your own equipment and using it for work purposes, it's not something that's secure because they take those laptops for example and they preconfigure them, put new software, update
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software, distribute them. >> reporter: that raises the question how secure were her devices like her blackberry. they weren't issued by the state department. they say it was wiped clean of all its data before she turned it over to the fbi. jan crawford, cbs news, washington. there were protests overnight in st. louis after the deadly shooting of a black teen. police shot and killed 18-year-old mansur ball bay yesterday after the teen pointed a gun at them. and the former face of subway restaurants could spend more than a decade in prison. jared fogle has agreed to plead guilty to paying for sex with minors and receiving child pornography. adriana diaz reports from indianapolis. >> reporter: former subway spokesman jared fogle left an indiana courthouse after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. >> jared fogle expects to go to
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prison. he will do his time. >> reporter: prosecutors released documents wednesday laying out the charges against fogle. they accuse the former pitchman of traveling to new york city to pay for sex acts with minors. >> this is about using wealth, status, and secrecy to illegally exploit children. >> reporter: fogle is also accused of knowingly receiving child pornography secretly produced by russell taylor, the executive director of fogle's foundation. the court appearance comes six weeks after several agencies reviewed computers from fogle's home. under the terms of the plea deal fogle has agreed to pay $100,000 in restitution to each of the 14 under age victims. he will also register as a sex offender. >> hi. i'm jared the subway guy. >> reporter: 37-year-old fogle became a household name more than 15 years ago as a pitchman for subway after he lost more than 200 pounds. subway no longer has a relationship with fogle and wednesday called his actions inexcusable. adriana diaz, cbs news, indianapolis. a massive car bomb exploded in cairo, egypt, this morning.
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it happened near a national security building in a residential neighborhood. six police officers were injured in the blast. so far no one has claimed the responsibility for the attacks. and officials in thailand said this morning that a deadly bombing was unlikely to be the work of international terrorists. a manhunt is under way for this man. a sketch of the suspect is based on video showing him leaving behind backpack at the scene of the explosion monday. 20 people were killed in that attack. coming up on the "morning news" now, government security risks, how the hacking of website for cheating spouses may have put government secrets in jeopardy. this is the "cbs morning news." americans... ...83% try to eat healthy. yet up to...90% fall short in getting key nutrients from...
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the sinkhole in 2013 killed a man while he was asleep in his house. the house was razed. snow other houses were damaged. on the cbs "moneywatch" includes news from the feds and why long hours at the office may not be good for your heart. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. the minutes of the feds' july meeting shows officials want to increase rates at its september meeting, but they have provided no clear line on their desilt. here on wall street the stocks dip. they'll be watching for reports on existing home sales for july and last week's employment numbers. the dow lost 162 points wednesday. the s&p fell 17 points. the nasdaq was down 40 points. stocks in asia reacted. tokyo's nikkei dropped 1%. hong kong's hang seng lost more
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than 1.5%. there's a lawsuit against uber. the san francisco district attorney said wednesday the background checks failed to uncover criminal records of 25 california drivers. they included several registered sex offenders and a convicted murderer. working longer hours could raise your risk of a stroke. researchers report that people who work 55 hours or more per week have a 33% greater risk of stroke. they also have a 13% greater risk of coronary heart disease than those working standard hours. and california tops the list of the best places to live in america based on scenery and climate. ventura county is number one according to the u.s. department of agriculture. next are humboldt and santa barbara counties. the top ten are all in california. anne-marie? >> california is beautiful, but i wonder when that survey was taken. if it was taken in january, i can understand why california may have an edge. but, you know, the northeast
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looks pretty good right now. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, jill. well, the hackers who stole information from the ashley madison website say they exposed millions of unfaithful partners. a statement from the hackers says that the website refused to close down, so now everyone gets to see their data. wyatt andrews reports. >> reporter: some of the names and e-mails are fictitious, but still millions of marriages could be in peril as spouses learn what that late night shopping has really been about. >> they weren't counting on a hacker to obtain that data. >> reporter: kim zetter who writes for "wired" magazine reports another problem. around 15,000 of the e-mails traced to u.s. government accounts including state department and justice department and to top secret defense contractors including raytheon. >> if those are legitimate, if this activity can be directly matched with real people in government and people who might
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hold sensitive positions in government office, that creates the potential for blackmail. >> some want to talk. some want to do more. >> reporter: the ashley madison website has continued to operate. the company says it's closed the unauthorized access points and says the hackers are criminals appointing themselves as moral judge, juror, and executioner. the hackers called themselves the impact team claims they're just exposing security flaws in a website that claim 1/00% discreet service. security experts call this even along with the fbi canadian police are also investigating this hack. security experts call this even more proof that everyone is vulnerable because here was the wide-scale release of personal details from a website selling privacy itself. wyatt andrews, cbs news, washington. straight ahead, tiebreaker. late game victory pushes a milestone hit. details in sports.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. here's another look at this morning's top stories. three firefighters died battling a fast moving wildfire in washington state. flames overtook their vehicle after it crashed near twisp. several others were hurt. and republican candidates donald trump and jeb bush sparred at separate town halls. trump describes the former governor as low energy. bush says trump is a supporter of democrats. >> a delta plane was hit by
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lightning and it was all caught on video. a passenger in other plane on a runway at hartsfield-jackson international airport recorded it on his phone tuesday. he actually didn't realize lightning struck a nearby jet until he checked the video later on. a commercial airliner's door landed in north carolina before the rest of the plane did. the door from the us airways dallas flight fell onto a golf course. kris van cleave has the story. >> reporter: the panel door in this picture fell off as the plane was approaching a north carolina airport. it landed on the seventh green of a golf course. the airline said the door is about 15 x 16 inches and weighs a few pounds. it came off an airbus a-32a-321e a plane like this one carrying 156 passengers.
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it covers a hydraulic area. it says it would not cause a flight safety issue but it comes as the ntsb is launching an investigation in a close call of another one landing on saturday. they encounter wind shear as seen in a youtube video. is's an abrupt change in direction that can make the final approach treacherous. the plane took out landing lights and it appears also came in contact with the runway. the pilots landed safely on their second attempt, but the plane suffered significant damage according to the ntsb. one passenger tweeted just had the worst failed landing. the ntsb has the black boxes and will look into whether anything could have been done differently on this flight. they have investigated 15 wind shears since 1985. two were fatal. kris van cleave, cbs news, reagan international airport, virginia. even bears can enjoy a large dip in a pool. a large baear was seen swimming
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president obama will visit new orleans next week to mark the approaching tenth anniversary of hurricane katrina. the powerful storm stuck louisiana on august 29th, 2005. it caused significant damage to the gulf cost and forced a storm surge that breached new orleans' levee system. nearly 2,000 people die, most of them in new orleans. in a decision on tom brady's deflategate suspension could come as early as next month. the new england patriots quarterback was at a team practice and did not go to a court hearing in new york on wednesday. the team hopes to have a ruling by september 4th.
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that's six games before they open their season. and now a throwback to the game of baseball. dozens of teens are playing it as it was played in the mid 19th century. chip reid shows us the rules. >> reporter: the pitching is underhand. a ball caught on a bounce is still an out. this is vintage baseball, the game as it was played in the 1860s when baseball gloves hadn't yet been invented and the game had language all its own. you have a hitter that's a striker. >> the hitter is the striker. >> instead of being out. he's dead. >> reporter: first baseman jacob newcomb is president of the dirigo team. >> the catcher is the -- >> -- behind. >> so i guess he's the but of all jokes. >> i guess you could put it that way. >> they all have nicknames like red, shoeless, irish, and lefty. steve mccome ber is the babe.
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>> how long will you play? >> hopefully they'll get another ten years out of me. >> reporter: a version of baseball was first played in the 1840s but it took war to spread it around the country. according to hurler and retired navy commander john coray. >> the sport became a favorite of the soldiers but the union and confederates. once the war ended, the soldiers went back to their homes and brought the sport with them and it exploded after 1865. >> good eye, good eye. come on. grab it. >> reporter: today there are more than 130 teams playing vintage baseball across the nation, and while winning isn't everything, winning with a spectacular play in the ninth inning is always something to cheer about, even in a gentleman's game. >> so three cheers for mudville. [ cheering ] >> come on. nice game, guys.
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>> reporter: chip reid, cbs news, old orchard beach, maine. >> when you play simply for the love of the game. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," an update on the wildfires in the west. we'll go live to washington state. and pressure on the irs to crack down on televangelists. and actor patrick stewart joins us in the studio with his new comedy. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday morning. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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good morning. thank you for waking up with us. a live look at san jose right now. a little bit --le levi's
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stadium over there where the 49ers and cowboys will play on sunday. you will see the game here on cbs. good morning, i'm maria medina. >> i'm in for frank. frank said sleep, work, sleep, work? frank is off this morning. i'm brian hackney. we start with the weather. here's julie watts! >> because frank is sleeping and you're doing this, i'm doing this! we have a beautiful day in store for you mild. but right now wild spread clouds throughout the day. temperatures off to a mild start in the low 60s for the most part. the full forecast is coming up in just a few minutes. first here's gianna with the roads. >> right now accident-free that's the good news farce the freeways go. just keep in mind some roadwork westbound 580 san ramon, to hacienda, one to three lanes shut down until 5:00. a bit of a backup in both directions because of that, 24 minutes westbound 580 altamont


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