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cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in new york city i'm anna warner. . >> it's wednesday, august >> it's wednesday, august 29th, 2018, this is the cbs morning news. a stunning upset in the primaries. history is made in the florida race for governor. we've got the results from key races. plus judgment day, a former texas police officer could spend his ion f killing an unarmed black teen. and thousands of extra visitors created quite the buzz in new york's times square. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news
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headquaters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. critical primaries in florida and arizona set the stage for an intense show down in november. in florida the governor's race featured a shocking come from behind win for andrew gillum. if he wins the election he'll be the first black governor. desantis is backed by president trump. he tweeted his supports after the votes were counted. >> just after midnight the president also tweeted about the senate race in arizona as democrats look to take control of the house and senate in washington. each and every primary result is magnified. >> are you ready to paint florida blue. >> tallahassee major scored the
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upset of the night when he won the democratic primary in florida's race for governor. >> i humbly accept the democratic nomination. >> the favorite of the progressive wing of the party governor. he's now facing ron desantis that credited president trump for his victory last night. >> i did have support from someone in washington. he lives in the white house with the pillars in front of it. >> i gave him a nice shot. a nice little tweet. bing bing. and he went from 3 to like 20 something. >> president trump also notched a victory with rick scott, the current florida governor won the republican primary for senate. he'll face bill nelson in one of the country's most hotly contested races. >> it's difficult to celebrate anything this week as we mourn the loss of senator mccain. >> it was also seen in arizona as the three gop candidates for
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senate align themselves more with him than john mccain or jeff flake. >> i work closely with president trump. >> martha mcsally will face the democratic congresswoman. >> we're not done yet. still to come, contests in massachusetts, rhode island, and right here in new york. >> thank you so much. well, the sentencing phase in the trial of a former texas police officer convicted of murdering an unarmed black teenager will resume this morning. roy oliver was convicted yesterday in the death of 15-year-old jordan edwards. it's a rare guilty verdict in a police shooting case and oliver faces 5 to 99 years in prison. >> we are the jury unanimously find the defendant guilty of murder as charged in the indictment. >> moments after the verdict was read, hugs, tears and looks of disbelief as family and friends of jordan edwards got the justice they have been fighting
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for. a conviction of former police officer roy oliver. >> i'm happy. very happy. it's been a long time. a hard year. >> footage from oliver's body cameralayed duringhe tal showing oliver and his partner responding to a loud house party in april of 2017. oliver exits the house when he hears gunshots outside and then fires five rounds from his rifle into a car of five unarmed teenage boys as they were driving away. edwards was in the passenger seat. he said he opened fire after seeing the car driving toward his partner. his partner said he never felt like he was in danger. jurors deliberated over two days before reaching the verdict. >> this case is not just about jordan. it's about walter scott, it's about ernest sterling and every
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african american that's been killed and not gotten justice. >> jordan's father cried on the stand and his mother says the loss of their son altered their family forever. >> it's just trying to get through life without him now. >> the sentencing phase will be wednesday. cbs news dallas, texas. >> hurricane maria that slammed puerto rico will go down as one of the deadliest natural disasters in history. they raised the official death toll from 64 to nearly 3,000. that's based on a new independent study ordered by the governor. the winds hit nearly 160 miles per hour causing widespread devastation. it left much of the island without power for months and many of the victims died in the months following the storm. ioch
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e focushould bwho is going >>am taccountable and wh government for inadequate preparedness and personnel. services to honor john mccain will begin today. he'll lie in state at the arizona state capitol. in washington lie in state at the capitol rotunda followed by a memorial service at the national cathedral. he'll be laid to rest in annapolis, maryland. he died saturday at the age of 81. pope francis holds his weekly audience at the vatican amid growing calls for actions concerning the church's sex abuse scandal. they called for an investigation by paritoners because it says the bishops cannot be trusted.
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the pennsylvania attorney general repeated accusations on cbs this morning that the vatican was complicit. >>l nd j3 prator priesn e the catholic church. he spoke with cbs this morning. >> the priests would go and bishops would go lie to paritioners and law enforcement. >> if the prosecutor is referring to something outside the report we'll have to wait for that before commenting. the war of words comes after the former official claims pope francis was aware of sex abuse allegations against cardinal mccarrick. the former arch bishop that re-signed in july.
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now the president of the u.s. conference of catholic bishops is asking for a prompt and thorough examination into how mccarrick's behavior was tolerated for so long. the first known lawsuit since the blistering grand jury report was filed. john hail began sexually abusing him when he was 7 years old. >> the church had information about these priests and covered it up. >> pennsylvania attorney general josh shapiro told me he has spoken with a dozen other attorneys general and the department of justice. his office has a victim hotline and they have received more than 700 calls since the report's release. cbs news, new york. >> well, millions of people in the northeast are bracing for anoto maine ratus expected
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to hit the upper 90s in many areas. the feels like temperature topped 100 degrees yesterday. an extreme heat policy during the men's matches. ten minute breaks were offered before the 3rd and 4th sets. some relief is possible tomorrow. in wisconsin more heavy rain and historic flooding is expected today. it started monday prompting water rescues and evacuations. thousands lost power. a state of emergency was declared in six hard hit wisconsin counts where up to 11 inches of rain fell. still to come now, the trump administration looks at regulating google searches and a texas company plans to keep selling blueprints for 3-d guns despite the judge's order. this is the cbs morning news. op.
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they had to call in a beekeeper. tourists were buzzed but kept their distance. they were released outside of manhattan. >> the trump administration is look at regulating google searches. the washington post reports the trump administration is looking at whether google search's should be regulated. president trump tweeted yesterday that search returns for trump news were rigged were him and others so that almost all stories and news is bad. white house economic adviser larry kudlow said the administration is looking at if and how google should be regulated by the government. google says it never ranks search results to manipulate political sentiment. the owner of a texas company
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that makes untraceable 3d printed guns says he's selling the blueprints despite an order barring him from selling them online. he began selling the plans yesterday to customers that can pay whatever they want. he says he will send the files in the mail. the court order only applied to free downloads on his company's website. california governor jerry brown signed a bill making it the first state to eliminate cash bail for suspects awaiting trial. too many defendants remain in custody because they cannot afford to pay jail. the new law will allow county superior courts to decide which
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suspects to release before trial based on how much risk they pose. the change doesn't take effect until october of next year. and the atlanta journal constitution reports std rates reached a record high in the u.s. according to the cdc. there were more than 1.4 million chlamydia cases last year making it the most common condition reported to the cdc. more than half a million cases r and that's a 67% increase since 2013 and syphilis cases jumped to more than 30,000 last year. a 76% increase. still to come, consumer confidence hits it's highest level in nearly 18 years. what's behind the boost? ll, whe, it can be hard to breathe. so my doctor said... symbicort can help you breathe better. starting within 5 minutes. it doesn't replace a rescue inhaler for sudden symptoms. doctor: symbicort helps provide significant improvement of your lung function. symbicort is for copd, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema. it should not be taken more than twice a day. it may increase your risk of lung infections, osteoporosis, and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking it. grandpa: symbicort could mean a day with better breathing.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the cbs money watch, consumers feel safe enough to spend money and coca-cola acquires a beloved drink. laura is here with that and more. >> good morning. consumer confident hit it's highest level in nearly 18 years. after declining june and july expectations about the future rebounded this month according to the conference board. trust in the overall economy and in the ability to get a job are key indicators of how much a person will spend and it makes up 70% of economic activity. >> stocks finished slightly higher. tech stocks and retailers rose
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but banks, energy companies and makers of consumer goods ended lower. the dow jones industrials added 14 points, the s&p 500 gained less than a point and the nasdaq finished 12 points higher. barnes & noble says a lawsuit filed by a former ceo is an extortion attempt. he was fired for sexual harassment and bullying. he denies the allegations and blames the company for defamation as well as breech of contract and denying him severance. he had been the ceo since april 2017. he was fired without cause after a deal to sell the company fell through. and soft drink giant coca-cola is buying the new england soda brand moxy. moxie has been around since the 19th century. it's the official state beverage
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of maine. moxie is flavored with a root extract that gives it a unique taste that some find off putting. coke sees an opportunity to bring that taste to a broader audience. >> off putting? >> what do you think? >> some people say it tastes really bitter and some people say like bubble gum, which seems like two extremes. but maybe with coke's help we can all try it. laura, thank you so much. >> well, still to come, thousands of fans poured into detroit to pay their respects to the queen of soul.
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the u.s. navy blew up a decade's old military mine in the waters of the sound. it was found floating in the water near the marina. the navy towed the mine away before detonating it. several ways of tribute are underway for the queen of soul. thousands of fans came to aretha franklin's hometown to say their good-byes. she died 13 days ago at the age of 76. >> the start of aretha franklin's public viewing had crowds fit for a queen and so was her arrival in a classic 1940 white cadillac. and a gold plated casket. but she still found a way to dazzle. legs crossed in a red cocktail dress and matching stelletos. thousands came to detroit's
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african american history museum, many before dawn to pay their last respects to the icon. they drove four hours to be here. >> this is to be rejoicing. with a little respect. >> with a lot of respect. >> raised in detroit since she was 5, franklin found her voice singing gospel at her father's church. >> what kind of impact do you think her legacy would have now? >> she was a big impact to the world and to the city of detroit, for that matter. >> many were overcome we motion as they said good-bye. others decided to celebrate the queen in tribute. ♪ >> demarco morgan, cbs news detroit. >> well, coming up on cbs this morning we went for a run with i
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our top story this morning, andrew gillum won the democratic primary in florida's race for governor. if he wins the election, he will be the state's first black governor. he'll face ron desantis in november. he won the primary and credited president trump for the victory. >> martha mcsally will face sally cinema for the senate seat of jeff flake. sentencing continues this morning for a police officer that murdered an unarmed black teenager.
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he was accused of killing jordan edwards yesterday. he faces 5 to 99 years in prison. >> puerto rico's governor officially raised hurricane maria's it's now one of the deadliest disasters in u.s. history. there was widespread damage and much of the island was without electricity for months. an 11-year-old in illinois got everything she wished for for her birthday. she met the rapper drake and monday she got the life saving heart transplant she needed. >> 11-year-old girls shouldn't face heart failure. they shouldn't wait on a transplant list. 11-year-old girls should be dancing. ♪ so when the rapper drake saw sofia sanchez throwing herself into a song despite being critically ill and desperately in need of a heart, he went to meet her. >> oh my god. that
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>> you're getting a heart. congratulas. >> i'm getting a heart, mom. >> the moment went viral, warming the hearts of millions. but for the teachers and students at kingsley elementary school that know the fifth grader, the courage and optimism she showed was no surprise. >> she's sassy and fun and will work hard to get what she wants which is why i think she's made it through so far. >> if you could say one thing to her right now what would you say to her? >> i love you. >> i love you. >> sofia's nine hour heart surgery went well. the next two days are critical to her recovery. she has a long road ahead but now that she has a new heart, her fans have a new wish, to see her dancing again, soon. cbs news, illinois.
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>> coming up on cbs this morning, airbnb ceo shows us what's in store for the home rental company's future. how booking an experience is taking the business to new heights and we went running with the first american woman to win the new york city marathon in 40 years. how changing her diet changed her career. that's the cbs morning news for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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i'm kenny choi. hello, wednesday. you're looking live from our "salesforce tower" camera. it
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is foggy, but september is coming. all that sun. it is wednesday, august 29th. thanks for waking up with us. i'm kenny choi. >> and i'm michelle griego. good morning. >> good morning. i'm glad we're guaranteed sunshine in september. >> wow. you're the expert. >> less foggy. >> things start to shift a little bit and feels more like summer. >> and warms up. >> last year in september it was 106. so yeah, maybe it will start to warm up. we'll finally start to feel like summer-like the rest of the country. a little bit clear conditions across parts of san francisco which is why our cameras are showing nice clear crisp effect this morning. a few clouds and light drizzle. below average temperatures this afternoon. then warming up this friday. right now, we're tracking slowdowns for drivers through


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