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ever liked was helen keller because she didn't talk. >> acid tongue and queen of wit joan rivers dice but leaves behind a lifetime of laughter. >> at night when i undress my husband mentlooks at me and meny dresses me. >> they're both convicted on federal corruption charges. cobra caught. following days of intense searches authorities locate rare and potentially deadly albino cobra that was on the loose in a california neighborhood. there goes marchand into the end zone for a touchdown. >> and still super. the defending champions seattle seahawks overwhelm the green bay packers in the first game of the
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nfl season. >> the seattle seahawks will win this one going away. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, september 5th, 2014. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. comedian joan rivers pulled no punches and she took no prisoners. rivers is being remembered this morning as a trailblazing comics who hard driving style got sharper with age. she died yesterday at the age of 81. susan mcginnis is here in new york. susan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. joan rivers is being remembered as brash, self-deprecating, and groundbreaking in her industry but most of all for being so funny. people around the country are paying tribute to joan rivers. david letterman remembered the standout comic during his late night show thursday. >> and talk about guts. she would come out here and sit in this chair and say some
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things that were unbelievable. >> the only child that i think i would have liked ever was helen keller because she didn't talk. >> reporter: the 81-year-old brash comedian known for her trademark line. >> can we talk here. >> reporter: broke new ground in her industry. the first woman to host her own late night talk show. she was best known for poking fun at celebrities and their style. >> you would love that she would make fun. that's the whole point. >> reporter: rivers alsz wrote several best-selling books and had jewelry and clothing online. >> people were so surprised because she was funny and hilarious but there was this soft moektderring side to joan rivers and she showing it to everyone. >> reporter: on sunday friends and family will say good-bye to joan rivers at temple emmanuel here in new york city. she died at mount sinai hospital during a throat procedure last
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week. before hur death she reflected on her show with melissa on her reality show. >> i had grade life, an amazing life. if i died this morning nobody would ses say so young. >> all right, susan mcginnis in new york. thank you, susan. well, rivers' fellow comedians reacted on twitter. ellen degeneres writing, joan rivers will always be a pioneer is. she paetsched the way for a lot of comedians. rosanne wrote all right, p. gone necessary, hail, hail. >> reporter: from carter's couch. >> i went to buy sexy underwear and they automatically gift wrapped it. >> reporter: to the ice bucket challenge. joan rivers spent half a century in front of the cameras using a signature catch phrase. >> can we talk here?
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i mean the people i work with -- >> reporter: and a tart tongue she often turned on herself. >> whereclothes by oscar de la , body by oscar mayer. >> reporter: she made her first appearance in 1965. >> reporter: by the early '80s she became johnny's regular celebrity host and an a-point. when she started her own competing talk show on fox in 1986 carson was furious. they never spoke again. the show flop and shortly after her husband committed suicide. as she told richard sles enjer in 2010, she'd hit rock bottom. >> everything was taken away. dramatic, dramatic. i truly started from ground zero again.
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no, negative numbers because i had the reputation she's hard to work with. my fox show had failed. my husband committed suicide, so she must be a terrible person. just everything went to hell in a handbag. gone. >> reporter: she reinvented hess as day tooirmt talk show host, best selling author, slent star and fashion critic. last april sunday mornings' mo rocca asked her about standing and not in the standup sense. >> how you do think actual dying will be compared to dying on stage? >> i think it will be a lot easier. you know, if you do it right, you can go look good and maybe with a little quip, i loved everybody. >> reporter: joan rivers always wanted the last word, sometimes profane, often offensive, but always meant to make you laugh.
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jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. well, former virginia governor bob mcdonnell plans to appeal his conviction on corruption charges. mcdonnell and his wife were found guilty yesterday. they are due to be sentenced next year and face decades behind bars. >> reporter: former virginia governor bob mcdonnell walked hand in hand with his family to hear the verdict. sobbing filled the courtroom as mcdonald and his wife maureen heard they were guilty of several things. >> when they accept things in exchange for oi fishlg acts we have no choice but to prosecute the case. >> reporter: prwilliams, the government's star witness testified more than $165,000 in gifts and loans were in exchange
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for help in promoting a diet supplement he created. >> the fbi will engage and engage for any corruption. both defense teams argued the couple's marriage was so rocky the pair couldn't possibly have conspired to defraud the government. >> the jury just rejected that all the way and said they felt this is what the prosecution said it was, bribery and corruption. >> reporter: the mcdonnells are scheduled to be sentenced in january and face up to 30 years in prison. bigad shaban, cbs news. the two-day nato summit in wales wraps up today. western leaders say they'll confront islamic militants and order further sanctions against russia for its role in ukraine. ukraine's president says he has careful optimism that a peace deal can be reached. mark albert is in washington. mark, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. petro poroshenko's optimism
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stems after today's peace talks in belarus. they say they're ready to declare an immediate truce if a deal can be reached. they called on russia's military to withdraw from ukraine but made it clear they would not use force to back up their demands. fighting in eastern ukraine continued yesterday and into this morning. russia is also talking peace, but nato's secretary-general says they eave done that before. >> russian troops and russian tanks are attacking the ukrainian forces and while talking about peace, russia has not made one single step to make peace possible. >> reporter: meanwhile president obama is seeking partners to combat islamic terrorists. he makes his case to the turkish president this morning. and the iraqi defense ministry says a bombing raid in iraq has
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killed a top isis leader, anne-marie? >> mark albert in washington. thank you, mark. coming up on the "morning news" the largest police force experiments with body cameras. and a hot spot. lava from a volcano is planned to wipe out homes in just matter of days. this is the "cbs morning news." so imagine, what if there was a new class of medicine that works differently to lower blood sugar? imagine, loving your numbers. introducing once-daily invokana®. it's the first of a new kind of prescription medicine that's used along with diet and exercise to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. invokana® is a once-daily pill that works around the clock to help lower a1c. here's how: the kidneys allow sugar to be absorbed back into the body. invokana® reduces the amount of sugar allowed back in, and sends some sugar out through the process of urination.
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pay for the nation's worst offshore oil spill. the rich got richer as the income gap in the u.s. gets wider. the federal reserve reports median income rose 2% in the last three years. for the middle, income dropped 6% and median income fell 4% for the bottom 20%. well, here on wall street this morning investors are waiting to see the august jobs report. the dow was down 8 points thursday. the nasdaq fell 10 and the s&p lost 3. apple's taking steps to keep hackers out of icloud accounts. in two weeks apple will start sending alerts to users when someone tries to make changes to the account. they say celebrities' accounts were compromised when they obtained their passwords. apple says they were not leaked from their servers. and the selfie phone. microsoft announced the roomiest
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forecast in some cities around the country. the dangerous alibi know cobra in southern california has been caught after being loose for days. jeff nguyen of our los angeles station of kcbs has more on the delicate operation to capture the venomous snake. >> reporter: the albino monocled cobra slid into this yard on monday. this is the property where the owner says the cobra attacked her dog. the cobra was captured by a tool shed underneath some debris. they used snake poles to hook
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it. at one point the cobra lifted its head, opened its mouth, sequiming, making it difficult for officers to put it in the box safely. it took two times to try to move it securely. >> reporter: the catcher comes after tania grey spotted the snake about 2:30 this afternoon. she pulled over and took pictures. >> reporter: she was driving down rancho lane on her way to pick up her daughter from school when she saw the snake crossing the road. she stayed cool and alerted everybody nearby. >> i can't explain it. it was just something i saw and i went into action to try to keep an eye on it to track it so i could tell people where it was. it wasn't my job to stop it or catch it. >> reporter: captured it was but officers say they were very careful because the rare snake did make them nervous. >> it's a venomous snake. that's not something we see every day. >> that was jeff knew when reporting.
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the cobra was taken to the shelter. they do not have the owner but they have a few leads where it came from. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." for continuous relief. n 21 days! 14 days of continuous relief. live claritin clear. every day. angieby making it easy to buyng and schedule service by top-rated providers, conveniently stay up-to-date on progress, and effortlessly turn your photos into finished projects with the angie's list mobile app. visit today. and these little angels build in strength. and that little angel says, "weeeeeeeee!" 60% more sheets than charmin. everything you want and the value you love. angel soft. beroccaaaaaaaaaaaa! [popping & fizzing sounds] support both mental sharpness and
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a new species of dinosaur was unveiled in philadelphia on thursday. the creature weighed more than a 737 plane and was the largest to have ever walked the earth. don dahler reports. >> reporter: so this starts the tail. with a 30-foot long tail and a neck that stretched two stories into the air, dread shot ananny was king of the giants, seven
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times the size of a t-rex. >> that's a toe. >> that's a toe? >> yes. >> why a degree gnaw it is. >> when you're 65 tons, you're not going to really have many enemies and that made me start to think of the turn of the last century the dreadnoughts which were the first real battleships and impervious to technology. >> reporter: paleontologist discovering the dinosaur in argentina when he spotted the part of a thigh piece. >> this was the bone. it was lying horizontally beneath the desert surface. by the end of the day when we had those ten bones we knew there was a chance we had a new species. afterward we were on pay lon taj cal cloud nine. >> reporter: it turned out to be the larjtest ever found. >> they ended up in this soupy mix of sand and mud, kind of
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like quick sanld. >> and that's how you were able to find such a relatively complete skeleton. >> that's correct. >> reporter: his team spent nine years excavating the fossils, packing the plaster, and shipping them back to his lab at the university in philadelphia. >> when you find something and you know it's new, especially when you know it's a new species, you're sitting out in the desert and you realize i'm the first person to ever see this or know this, that's a special experience for any scientist. >> reporter: he has to return the fossils to argentina by the end of this year. in order to continue study this he digitally scanned every bone. >> you can do this in a virtual space and it opens up to the world. >> reporter: hidden from side for the last years, it's now visible the all. don dahler, cbs news, philadelphia. coming up after your local news on thmt, we're go to wales
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where nato leaders are wrapping up a summit on ukraine plus the threat from isis. plus a phone scam involving suspects posing as irs agents in order to steal people's savings. and a look at "shakespeare in the park." that that's the "cbs morning news" for this fday. thanking for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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. from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news". and today is friday, september 5th, good morning, i'm ukee washington. >> i'm erika von tiehl. stories we're following today, she made fun of celebrities on the red carpet. but more often she made fun of herself. this morning, we remember the joy of laughter that joan rivers shared with all of us. also, developing, right now, an amber alert for this missing boy in florida gets attention in pennsylvania. we will tell you about the person of interest who has ties to our area. >> and this was not the picture you were supposed to see, social network glitch leads to apology from the governor of delaware. now the woman in that photo, too. >> those stories and more coming up. let's talk about your forecast, headed to the big eagles game, a lot of things


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