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>> there's a seven-point lead, 50% of registered voters say
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clinton is prepared for the job. and only 31% think trump does. for trump for criticizing the muslim american parents of an officer killed in iraq. in a letter to trump's campaign, they said they are writing as a matter of honor with no support from any campaign, asking trump to demonstrate the character of w2e office demanding an apology. but the trump campaign is not backing down. >> reporter: the republican thinking is on the defensive about the family of a fallen american muslim captain humanyan khan. >> there has to be a point in the time when you're able to look trump in the eye and tell
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him enough is enough. >> as i said last night, as donald trump said, captain khan san american hero and we honor him and honor his family. >> reporter: the firestorm started after khan's father challenged trump at the democratic national convention. >> you have even read the united states constitution? >> reporter: trump responded questioning whether khan's wife stayed silent at the dnc because of her religion. >> she was standing there, she had nothing to say. >> reporter: trump is not backing down telling a local television station, quote, all i did was respond and i will always respond. democratic nominee tim kaine. >> is there no limit in which this guy will suspend trashing the family of a war hero? >> former war vet want don mccain said. and billionaire businessman
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warren buffett said trump is afraid to release his tax returns at a rally in omaha. saying if trump would elise his tax returns before election day, so would he. >> i would be delighted to do that any time, anytime before my election. i will bring my tax return. he can bring his tax return. there are no rules against showing your tax returns for people to ask us questions about the items that are on there. >> prior to a campaign appearance in columbus ohio, last night, trump accused the local fire marshal of keeping thousands away from his rally because of political reasons. >> we had 1,000 people in there, they won't allow any more -- the fire marshal said he's not allowed to allow anymore even though the build will go hold many more people. i just wanted to tell you that, that's policy at its lowest. >> in a written statement, the
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firefighter's union said occupancy levels are set to protect the public safety and we find it unfortunate that trump's campaign would question our judgment and you expect to us break the law. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk with eric trump, donald trump's son, about the backlash of the remarks about the family of an american muslim so long. for the first time, government officials have issued a travel alert for issues within the united states. 14 cases have turned up in miami's winwood arts district. florida's governor has asked for a cdc emergency response team. hena daniels is in new york. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie, out of those 14 cases, locally transmitted zika in the state. 12 men and two women are infected. the cdc is dispatching an emergency response team to the
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south florida neighborhood at the center of this zika outbreak. >> reporter: the domestic travel warning affecting miami's winwood arts district is a first for the cdc. >> we're advising pregnant women not to travel to this one mile area north of miami, and for pregnant women to work in that area to do everything possible to prevent mosquito bites. >> reporter: the unprecedented alert came after ten cases erupted over the weekend. they're expecting their second son in october. >> i think it's a necessary precaution, because as far as i understand, we can get it and we wouldn't even know. >> reporter: dr. anthony fauci. >> pregnant women should be careful about making sure they protect themselves from mosquito bites, not only insect repellent
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and proper clothing but staying indoors. >> reporter: officials in florida have been aggressively praying in the outbreak area for a couple of weeks. state governor scott said funding is critical. >> it's important that we have research. the federal government needs to be a partner in this. >> reporter: for now, feshl health official, urging women who have entered the zika affected zone in florida to postpone getting pregnant for at least eight weeks. and zika has been linked to birth defects in babies. england's public health agency have advised mothers to-be to avoid trips to florida. the national weather service said the devastating flooding that hit ellicott city, maryland, was a once in 2,000 storm. 200 buildings were damaged by the water that was so powerful,
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it rushed cars around like toys. >> it's a disaster area down there. it looks like it's a war zone. >> i knew i was in trouble. and i knew this town was in serious trouble. >> cleanup operations began yesterday, but officials warned it will take the town months, if not more to recover. and we're learning more about the pilot of that hot air balloon that crashed in central texas. all 16 people on board were killed. the pilot was able to fly despite a drunk driving record. >> reporter: the hot air balloon ride came to a fiery end eight miles from the launching point. just after 7:40 a.m. on saturday, investigators believed the balloon hit high tension power lines, 140 feet in the air. the balloon was found three quarters of a mile away. >> i looked and the next thing i knew, i saw a big fireball go up. >> reporter: the pilot alfred
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skip nichols was among the victims. the 49-year-old had a tlons pilot the balloon, even though court records show nichols had been arrested several times for driving while intoxicated in missouri. nichols was not required to disclose those arrests to any aviation authority. in 2009 mark and carol bersic said nichols pilot third hot air. 20 minutes into the ride the balloon trashed. nichols told the family he ran out of fuel. no one was seriously hurt. the family sued and settled out of court. >> he shouldn't have been flying, and we wanted to make him accountable for it. >> reporter: even though there were 16 people in the balloon, investigators say it was not overloaded. that type of balloon can carry 20 200-pound people. omar villafranca, texas. coming up on the "morning news," orlando shooting fallout,
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should do in that situation, trump said you would think she'd find another job or career. he gave response against allegations against roger ailes. "the wall street journal" reports that an fbi technician admits sending sensitive information to china. chung pleaded guilty in a new york court for information to china. chung became a citizen 30 years ago. "the washington post" raises response for the police response in the orlando massacre. witnesses say arriving officers failed to pursue the gunman into the bathroom where he hit. the justice department is reviewing the department's actions. the gunman killed 49 people. the los angeles times report, the death of three people who attended a weekend raid east of the city. all three were in their early 20s. almost results are depending.
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little did he know it was the musician who wrote the hit, in town for the performance. mcdonald's flips the ingredients for popular menu items and a document hundreds of years old becomes a best seller. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. good morning, anne-marie. energy stocks took a hit as oil and other fuels continue to slump. the dow fell 27 points yesterday. the s&p lost 2. the nasdaq gained 22. new york governor andrew cuomo wants to keep registered sex offenders from playing the popular game pokemon go. cuomo said it's an effort to safe guard children who play the game. his state is making not playing the game a condition of supervised release for all sex offenders. >> mcdonald's is trying to get healthier by changing its ingredients in popular items. it's removing high fructose corn
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syrup from its guns and making chicken mcnuggets without preservatives. mcdonald's introduced kale and spinach salad. apple introduced more than 100 new and redesigned emoji characters for iphone users. there's a woman and construction worker and police officer. there's also female athletes, a pride flag and single parents. and apple is replacing its e0 mog ji with a green water gun. the packet size version of the constitution is number two to harry potter. the constitution follows the speech of the father of a muss little soldier killed in iraq. he pulled out his copy asking donald trump if he'd ever read
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it, anne-marie. >> it should be required reading for us all. jill wagner at the know, thank you. still to come, olympic water concerns. we will show you the pollution of local states as garbage floats across the main bay. the judges here today. (crowd cheers) and they've done it! the new chicken mcnuggets rightfully claim their gold! this is the best day- you love summer but it's tough on your feet leaving them feeling rough. discover amopé pedi perfect. it's the beauty secret that's earning five star reviews for buffing away hard, dry skin leaving feet salon pedicure smooth.
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closed in the toxic stew, okay? okay? okay, swimmers? mouth closed, all right? or swim with your head out of the water. i can't wait to see who takes ohm the gold in the olympic doggy paddle. it's already known to brazil's fishermen. they have fished remote waters to avoid the sewage of rio. doctors say anyone gulping as little as three teaspoons of water will almost certainly get sick. one expert warns that athletes don't put their head under the water. >> the men's u.s. basketball team after a final state side tuneup. they made short work of the nigeria team in houston winningly 14 points. the u.s. has successfully won all five of its exhibition games. olympics don't open until friday but the usa women's soccer team held their first practice where they will take on
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rights on college campuses took effect on monday. just as victims of the horrifying act of gun violence were being remember. miguel bojorquez reports from austin. a solemn ceremony at the university of austin marked 50 years since a gunman opened fire from the campus clock tower skilling 16 people. on the anniversary of one of the first shootings, a texas cons controversial law allowing handguns into classrooms went into effect. officials at the university of texas opposed the law. professor joan newberger is concerned about the impact in
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the classrooms. >> guns are designed to hurt people and if you don't know if someone has a gun, you don't know if you're in danger. >> reporter: newberger fears professors and students will shy away from controversial topics. >> we want students to be passionate about what they have to say. >> reporter: without worrying about -- >> without worrying that someone will pull a gun and shoot you. >> reporter: but the law does come with restrictions. gun owners must imply with state carrying requirement which is including being 21 and passing training courses. >> these people are not monsters, these people are not -- once they get a tlons carry that mean a license to kill. obviously not. >> reporter: she said seven other states already have similar laws and points to the recent flurry of mass shootings as another reason to allow concealed guns. >> the important thing for me as an individual i am able to protect myself. a law abiding citizen.
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i'm able to protect myself against someone who is trying to harm here. >> reporter: three ut austin professors have filed a lawsuit to keep the law from this month. private universities can opt out and most have. manuel bojorquez, cbs news, austin. here's another stop tore, donald trump said he's afraid the election is going to be rigged and he called hillary clinton the devil. trump refuses to back down from the feud of an muslim american soldier killed in iraq despite criticism from the republican party and veterans groups. and in an unprecedented move, the centers for disease control is warning women to stay away from the miami area affected by the zika virus. expectant mothers should get tested for the virus if they've been in the area since mid-june. and coming up on "this
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morning" this is, we will talk with governor of florida rick scott about the fight of the zika virus. plus, oprah winfrey reveals the latest pick for her book club with "cbs this morning." and we'll speak with the author. and we'll speak to the first american to compete in the olympics. have a great day.
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. it was the feasterville home where a dozen girls were found kept inside. later today, three suspect will appear in court. we're live with a look at the charges they're facing. fire fight remembers working to find a cause of this massive strip mall fire in doylestown. we have the latest just ahead. >> and part of the area are under flashflood watch this morning. justin is here with more on the forecast. and today is tuesday, august 2nd, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas, we're getting ooh day started with a check on weather and traffic with justin and meisha. >> good morning, lot and lot of construction already this morning, 4:30 in the morning, i can tell you almost every camera map is construction. >> we do have better news in the


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