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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, november 4th, 2016. just four days until the presidential election. this is the "cbs morning news." as we head into the final weekend of the campaign, hillary clinton is paintsing a grim picture of what a trump presidency might look like. >> we would have a commander in chief who is completely out of his depth and whose ideas are incredibly dangerous. >> meanwhile, melania trump hit the trail for the first time in months saying as first lady she would battle something her own husband has been accused of, cyber bullying.
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>> we have to find a better way to talk to each other and to disagree with each other and to -- with each other. >> while donald trump criticizes clinton over her ongoing echl mail scandal. >> will justice be done? yes or no? good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. it is the final push before a presidential election, which by most accounts, will be a nail-biter. hillary clinton is trying to shore up the democratic base today in pennsylvania, michigan, and ohio. donald trump is trying to win over moderate republicans. the latest cbs news/"the new york times" poll shows clinton hanging on to a three-point lead over trump nationally. now that is down from the nine-point margin she enjoyed just a couple of weeks ago. hena daniels is here in new york with the very latest. >> reporter: four days until
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election day, hillary clinton and donald trump are using surrogates and star power to help get voters to the polls in key battleground states. >> we are standing against the possibility of returning and normalizing discrimination. >> reporter: hillary clinton court voters in the crucial state of north carolina last night, alongside former rival bernie sanders. >> we are voting for the most powerful leader in the entire world! >> reporter: singer/producer williams provided star power as the race tightens. >> this election was too important. i couldn't sit on the sidelines and just be quiet. >> reporter: the democratic nominee used her most powerful surrogate to swing young voters in the state of florida. >> all of the progress we made these last eight years goes out the window if we don't win this election. >> reporter: trump got a rare boost from wife melania in
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pennsylvania yesterday, sought to appeal to suburban women with an anti-bullying messages. >> with we must find better ways to honor and support the basic goodness of our children, especially in social media. >> reporter: while trump's daughter ivanka hit the ground in new hampshire, the republican nominee held several events in north carolina. once again, bashing his opponent's e-mail practices. >> hillary thought nothing of putting classified information on her illegal server, which her enemies now have hacked. >> reporter: despite the push by both candidates, a cbs news/"the new york times" poll finds 92% of voters have already made up their mind. trump and clinton will both campaign in the battleground states of pennsylvania and ohio today, where races are tight. an anonymous source tells cbs news beyonce will join jay-z in cleveland tomorrow in support of the democratic nominee. >> certainly star power. hena daniels here in new york,
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thank you so much. of course, the united states does not elect a president on popular vote. it is the electoral vote that matters. 270 needed to win. cbs news director of lexs anthony salvanto described to scott pelley despite the tightening race, trump still faces a difficult path to the white house. >> let's take a look at trump's path through the battleground states that will ultimately decide this. we think he has to win florida. that is the perennial battleground state and also get ohio where the polls have been very tight. but then he also has to win north carolina, which is also a tight race, and even then, he won't get above the 270 electoral votes that he needs. he'll still have to go and take a couple of other states, like a colorado and nevada to get past 270. if it sounds like a lot of work the last five days, it is. >> and when hillary clinton looks at your map, where is she? >> start with pennsylvania where she is leading in the polls.
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if she can hang on to that, then she just needs to win north carolina to go over the 270 that she would need. that adds up to an easier electoral college path for hillary clinton. >> coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk about the final days before the election with cbs news political director john dickerson. a bond hearing is scheduled today for a man suspected of kidnapping and holding a south carolina woman inside a storage container for two months. the woman with and her boyfriend were reported missing in late august. kala brown was found yesterday about 80 miles northwest of the state capital columbia. a sex offender todd kohlhepp is arrested. >> it's pretty horrible down there. we had deputies to do the search and heard this lady banging on a container and for all of our officers to open the container
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up and see her chained like a dog, i mean, that is incredible. >> brown told police there are other victims buried on the property. they are investigating. a man riding with walter scott the day a south carolina policeman fatally shot him says he doesn't know why scott tried to run away. scott was pulled over for a broken taillight last year. yesterday, in the murder trial of officer michael slager, the jury watched cell phone video that shows slager shooting scott as he tries to flee. a scott family attorney says they are not concerned, that the jury is nearly all white. >> the only thing you need in this case is everything that those juries have, two eyes and their brain. it doesn't matter what color they are because they have eyes that can see that videotape. >> slager tried to subdue scott with a stun gun before he shot him. we are learning more about the man who allegedly scott and
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killed two iowa police officers. scott greene was arrested yesterday afternoon charged with two counts of murder. court records show greene had serious money problems and had abused his mother. a search dog found his gun and car. >> we did locate his car. it was bogged down in a wooded area. it appears to have been stuck and abandoned by mr. greene. we did find a gun. we do believe there is probably it is the firearm used in the attack. >> if convicted, greene would receive an automatic life sentence without the possibility of parole. the season is over for the harvard men's soccer team cancelled because of sexual comments made about members of the women's team. the student newspaper broke the story and uncovered a document from 2012 in which team members rated the attractiveness of members of the women's team including lewd comments. the university president said the so-called scouting reports appeared to be widespread and
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continued through this season. the world champion chicago cubs, something you haven't heard in 108 years, will be honored with a parade and rally today. millions are expected. today has been proclaimed world championship chicago cubs day in illinois. the parade moves down michigan avenue to grant park for a rally. the celebration comes two days after the cubs dramatic game seven extra inning win over cleveland 8-7. coming up on the "morning news." reconsidering recruitment. why the pentagon may soon allow overweight people and marijuana users to join the ranks of the military. and luxury retailer neiman marcus dishes up some controversy. this is the "cbs morning news."
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when walter cronkite needed to confirm something, couldn't google it. but today the site created a google doodle to honor the cbs
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news legendary newsman. he was born 100 years ago today. the u.s. military is considering easing recruiting standard and huge fine against penn state. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the philadelphia inquirer" reports that penn state faces a 2.4 million dollar fine linked to the jerry sandusky case. campus police concealed their case of sexual molestation by the former football coach. the deaths of 239 in mediterranean. it is the death toll that is the highest trying to reach migrants by sea. more than 4,200. the ruling, yesterday, said parliament must vote before
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brexit can go ahead. the government said it will appeal. britain voted in june to leave the eu. the "los angeles times" says the pentagon might ease its standards for recruits. defense secretary ash carter wants to make sure prospects are not excluded because they are tattooed, overweight, or use marijuana. the pentagon wants to attract tech savvy people needed to fight future wars which rely less on ground infantry. "the new york times" looks ahead to the next steps called for in the paris treaty. the deal takes effect today. supporter say trillions of dollars must be raised. still to come. drama at the beach. a group of people get together to try to rescue a whale that stranded itself on shore. >> announcer: this portion of the cbs morning news sponsored by seabond.
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chile. one official pegged its weight at eight tons. those are some hardy good samaritans. on the cbs "moneywatch." fallout over defective japanese airbags and collard greens controversy. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. stocks on wall street on their longest losing streak since 2008, down for the eighth consecutive day, as worries about the election haunt investors. the dow dropped nearly 29 points. the s&p closed nine points lower. the nasdaq lost 47 points. trading of shares of takata halted this morning that the japanese maker is preparing for a possible bankruptcy filing for its u.s. division. the exploding airbag was the lags recall in u.s. history. the japanese newspaper nikkei says takata has retained an
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investment bank to help find a successful sponsor. u.s. government is considering filing charges for alleged price fixing. the justice department could file the first charges by the year's end, according to the reports. the antitrust investigation started about two years ago and involves more than a dozen countries. the industry has come under intense criticism for these spiraling costs of some drugs. the number of taxpayer identity theft reports is down dramatically, according to the irs. it says the crackdown included information sharing between government agencies and private tax preparers. the irs says there was nearly a 50% drop in confirmed fraudulent tax returns and reports of identity thefts this year. and every year, the luxury retailer neiman marcus offers extravagant gifts in its christmas book, but one of this year's gift is causing a bit are a stir. it's a thanksgiving dinner item.
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a side dish of collard greens, but it costs $66, plus $15.50. hefty price there. >> better than grandmas, for sure! >> exactly. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. still ahead, a breakout tv star. the u.s. ambassador to denmark becomes a reality tv star. >> i had the best job in the world and the only way you can explain it to people is by living. >> this is just your average wednesday! wherever i get stuck today, my "future self" will thank me. thank you. thank you! how do i get stuck in an air duct? nearly 50 years of experience has taught us: no matter what the future holds, you're always better off healthy. nature's bounty
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diplomacy is a job usually practiced behind closed doors, but when an american ambassador pulled back the curtain on his life, he became a tv star. mark phillips reports. >> reporter: rufus gifford is a different kind of ambassador. >> on this one, i'm not certain i can give you anything reassuring. >> reporter: he's the media star kind. >> thank you so much! >> reporter: and this is his show. >> i have the best job in the world. and the only way you can really explain it to people is by living -- this is just average wednesday. >> reporter: rufus gifford, ambassador to denmark is a former obama fund-raiser and political appointee who took the idea of transparency in government to a place no man has gone before. he led danish tv cameras in to film his work and his life. >> show you around. >> wonderful. >> reporter: the catch entitled "i am the ambassador from america" was supposed to draw a
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small cult audience of foreign policy geeks. >> we thought if he were lucky, we might have have 50,000 danes tune in. >> reporter: instead, the danes rolled in and tuned in in their hundreds of thousands. the show's executive producer, eric struvahanson, is still in so shock. >> he looks like a hollywood star. perfect smile. good looking. smart. and so on. >> reporter: an american from central casting? >> yeah. >> reporter: but apart from a character, a show needs a plot. enter kitchen left, rufus' partner stephen. >> should be home by 7:00. i think evening is free. >> free? >> yeah. >> reporter: the two decided what they needed and maybe what the show needed was a good new fashioned wedding. theirs! >> i therefore proclaim that you are legally married. congratulations. >> reporter: it was a happy day, a big hit, and more. >> there was an element of
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diplomacy there. there were politics. whatever you want to call it. >> reporter: what were you trying to prove? >> this is -- we were in copenhagen city hall were the first same sex unions of the world took place. stephen and i got married. >> reporter: naturally, the awards followed. >> rufus gifford! >> oh, gosh. oh, man! >> reporter: having conquered denmark, the show has now been picked up by netflix is a running around the world. >> you never know what sells on tv. >> reporter: that is true, that is true. the ambassador turned accidental tv star is going global and diplomacy may never be the same. mark phillips, cbs news, copenhagen. coming up on "cbs this morning," late show host stephen colbert. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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i alone can fix it! bomb the [bleep] out of 'em. i'd like to punch him in the face. i like people that weren't captured, okay? he's a mexican! she ate like a pig... i moved on her like a [bleep] i did not say that... i love war. yes, including with nukes. blood coming out of her... they're rapists... wrong. there has to be some form of punishment. such a nasty woman. i wanna be unpredictable. ...on 5th avenue and shoot somebody... she's a slob... i don't remember!
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and you can tell them to go [bleep] themselves! priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. here is another look at this morning's top story. the race for the white house has tightened. a cbs news/"the new york times" poll finds hillary clinton has a three-point lead over donald trump nationally. down from nine points just a few weeks ago. both campaigns are trying to rally supporters in critical states. in north carolina, yesterday, trump pounded away at clinton's private e-mails, while clinton tied trump to racist. >> donald trump was endorsed by the official newspaper of the ku klux klan. >> she was more interested in keeping her e-mails a secret than in keeping our classified intelligence a secret. >> both trump and clinton campaigns are in critical states. today, ohio and pennsylvania.
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six decades ago in another presidential election, legendary cbs news newsman walter cronkite helped steer the nation into the computer age. as jamie yuccas reports, it was a bit of a bumpy ride. >> a big election night, 1952. >> reporter: the first national broadcast of a presidential election. the 1952 race between dwight eisenhower. walter cronkite was in the anchor chair. >> general eisenhower is leading at this particular moment. >> reporter: the first time the network used a computer to predict the outcome of an election. >> this is not a joke or a trick. it's an experiment. we think it's going to work. >> reporter: newsman charles culling word struggled to complain. >> on the right of the univac is something that looks like a typewriter and how uni vac
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talks. >> reporter: but not on cue. >> have you anything to say, uni vs vac? you got a prediction for us, nivac? >> reporter: the team also struggled with the early version of a hands-free microphone. >> i'll put on this gadget. is that all right? >> reporter: for reporter doug edwards, it led to an on-air mishap. >> excuse me. >> reporter: even with a few hiccups, the newscast was considered a triumph for cbs news as well as univac. >> he can remember 15 digits as well as alphabetical character. >> reporter: cronkite helped steer the nation into the start of the computer age. jamie yuccas, cbs news, new york. >> how interesting is that? a reminder. cbs news election night coverage begins thursday at 7:00 eastern, 6:00 central and watch all day on our streaming network cbsn.
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coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," election analyst bob sheafer and hear from the wife of the disgraced subway spokesman jared fogle and charlie talks with singer jon bon jovi. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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