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>> this man will not get away with what he's doing, believe me. >> mason: the president's new warning to kim jong-un about launching an attack. >> he will truly regret it, and he will regret it fast. >> mason: also tonight-- >> take your hands out of your pocket! ( gunfire ). >> mason: a police officer's camera glasses capture the moment a robbery suspect tried to kill him. preparing for the eclipse. >> reporter: you can't see anything through these, either. >> mason: and a warning about fakes. >> i mean, all our glasses have to be certified and tested. >> mason: and the secret to a long marriage. forget the mockingbird. steve hartman says listen to a clicken beer. >> when i said "i do" to me that meant however long we lived.
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captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> mason: good evening, i'm anthony mason. he threatened north korea with fire and fury. today, president trump said the united states is locked and loaded. the week is ending as it began-- with tensions and rhetoric rising. chief white house correspondent major garrett is in new jersey where the president continues a working vacation at his bedminster golf club. >> i think it's pretty obvious. we are looking at that very carefully. and i hope that they are going to fully understand the gravity of what i said and what i said is what i mean. >> reporter: that was president trump's explanation for the early-morning tweet telling north korea u.s. "military solutions are locked and loaded." mr. trump also had a response to those who say his rhetoric has gone too far. >> well, you know, my critics are only saying that because it's me. if somebody else uttered the exact same words they uttered,
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they had say, "what a great statement. what a wonderful statement." we have tens of millions of people in this country that are so happy with what i'm saying because they're saying, "finally, we have a president that's sticking up fur our nation." >> reporter: he again warned kim jong-un against carrying out an attack on guam. >> if he does anything with respect to guam or any place else that's an american territory or an american ally, he will truly regret it. and he will regret it fast. we're very much in agreement. >> reporter: late today, mr. trump met with his secretary of state, rex tillerson, and u.n. ambassador, nikki haley, who have tried to reassure allies, despite the president's tough talk. >> i think the president's made it clear. he prefers a diplomatic solution. >> reporter: even secretary of defense james mattis yesterday stressed the importance of diplomacy over a military strike. >> my responsibility is to have military options should they be
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needed. however, right now, secretary tillerson, ambassador haley, you can see the american effort is diplomatically led. it has diplomatic traction. s it gaining diplomatic results. and i want to stay right there right now. >> reporter: the president said he will speak with chinese president xi jinping later tonight as the confrontation with china's ally and neighbor intensifies. the president said, however, he has yet to speak to the governor of guam, despite direct military threats against that u.s. territory. anthony. >> mason: major garrett with the president in new jersey. thanks. you heard secretary mattis mention military options. we asked national security correspondent david martin what those options are. >> reporter: when it comes to north korea, the u.s. military has been locked and loaded for years. the motto of the 28,000 american troops in south korea, as well as long-range bombers based
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2,000 miles away on guam is "fight tonight," meaning be ready for an attack that could come with little or no warning. they will become even reader later this month when 3,000 more troops arrive in south korea for one of several exercises held each year. ballistic missile dflts dfses in south korea, guam, in the u.s. are kept on alert. on guam, local officials took the added precaution of putting out a bulletin explaining explaing what to do in the event of nuclear attack. "do not look at the flash or fireball. it can blind you." officials say if the north fired a missile at the american homeland or a u.s. military base overseas, the pentagon would first try to shoot it down, and second, retaliate with an attack of its own, perhaps with a cyber weapon. in the unlikely event the north used a nuclear weapon, the u.s. would mount a much more devastating attack. the pentagon also has options for a preemptive strike to knock
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out nort north korea's nuclear weapons facilities. but retired admiral, james winnefeld, formerly the number two man in uniform, says that would be a long shot. >> that's a very difficult target. it's a very mountainous country. they have buried much of what they do. it's very hard to locate. so it's a very risky operation to try to take all of neez diverse and dispersed targets out at one time. >> reporter: president trump tweeted, "military solutions are now fully in place." but pentagon officials insist no action is imminent and that the only real solution is a diplomatic one. anthony. >> mason: david martin at the pentagon, thanks. john dickerson will have the latest on north korea with guests mike pompeo and leon panetta, c.i.a. directors present and past, this sunday on "face the nation"." american b-1 bombers flew from guam to the korean peninsula last month in a show of force after the north's last i.c.b.m.
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launch. vladimir duthiers was given rare access recently to the b-1s at andersen air force base in guam for "cbsn: on assignment." >> reporter: when a b-one goes into a particular region, it sends a very strong message that the united states means business. >> well, our first step is deterrence, obviously. however, if the commander calls upon us, the b-1 is a very credible and lethal force. >> reporter: what sets that apart. >> three things-- and i think it's all three together-- speed, resistance and payload. >> reporter: you're looking at what airmen call hayes igloos, stretching along this road for about half a mile, 15 million pounds of net explosive conventional musicians. they're built by the 36th musicians squadron. >> each of these bombs weighs 2,000 pounds. we generally crank each one out
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in eight minutes' time. >> reporter: eight minutes' time. >> yes sir. >> reporter: you can build one of these. >> yes, sir. >> reporter: valad's report will air monday. in egypt today, one passenger train slammed into the back of another at a station near alexandria. both were torn apart. at least 42 people were killed, more than 130 injured. egypt's railroads have a terrible safety record with more than 1200 accidents just last year. in this country, more than 20 patients and workers were evacuated from a hospital in exeter, new hampshire, today. mysterious fumes made some of the staff sick. everyone's okay now. hazmat traems trying to identify the source of the fumes. mysterious fumes have recently caused problems for passengers and crew aboard jetblue flights, all air bus a-320s. here's transportation
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correspondent kris van cleave. >> the fire department is asked to leave all of your belongings on board. >> reporter: 126 passengers had to evacuate jetblue flight 19 thursday night after fumes sickened members of the crew. the flight, from boston to san diego, diverted to buffalo, where firefighters searched the plane. a pilot and two flight attendants were taken to a hospital. >> this is ridiculous. >> reporter: passenger michael foyer-stein shot this video. >> i have a massive headache. >> reporter: just hours earlier, in fort lauderdale... >> reporter: ambulances waited as jetblue flight 385 bound for barbados returned to the gate. and last week, a third jetblue airbus with 153 on board made an emergency landing in oklahoma city, due to an odor in the cabin. three crew member and two passengers were taken to the
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hospital. >> jet aircraft gets its air that people breathe from the engines. >> reporter: former n.t.s.b. chair mark rosenker says in rare instances, the seals on the engines can leak, allowing chemicals in. >> it then blends with the air which is being pushed into the aircraft that people are breathing, and that's where these aromas will many times come from. >> reporter: fire crews did not find anything at dangerous levels inside the cabins of those two aircraft after they landed thursday. the f.a.a. and jetblue are investigating all three incidents. anthony. >> mason: kris van cleave at regan national airport. thanks. he rolled the dice and wound up with a house and a hotel on pennsylvania avenue. but it's no board game for president trump. that hotel is bringing in real money, and a lot of it. here's julianna goldman. ( laughter ) >> reporter: in the first four months of the year, the trump
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international hotel beat its own projections by nearly 200%, turning a $1.97 million profit. this was despite occupancy below 50%. it was largely because of some of the highest room rates in the nation's capital, which increased monthly after mr. trump took office. february's average, $491. march, $550. april, $600. ( applause ) the numbers would delight any hotel executive, except that in the president's case, they come from private internal documents that the general services administration says were posted inadvertently. the g.s.a. took them down but not before the "wall street journal" can secured the documents. the president still owns and profits from his company. the hotel, which he has visited five times since becoming president, is just blocks from the white house and has been the centerpiece of criticism leveled by ethics experts like walter shaub, who resigned agz the government's ethics watch dog
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after he said the white house ignored his advice. why is it problematic for the president to say, "go down to the street to the old post office" to his hotel. >> straul, if gives the appearance you're favoring your own properties. you're using the presidency to profit. >> reporter: the president has spent roughly one-third of his time in office at trump properties, including his current working vacation in bedminster, new jersey, and 25 days at his mar-a-lago resort, where membership fees have doubled to $200,000 since he took office. this hotel has become a gathering spot for republicans here in washington. some tourists even book rooms here hoping they'll get a chance to see the president. and some members of mr. trump's cabinet have even lived here, paying full price. >> mason: julianna goldman outside a very expensive hotel in washington, thanks. newly released video shows a robbery suspect shooting a south carolina police officer at pointblank range. a jury saw the video this week at the gunman's trial for
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attempted murder. here's mark strassmann. >> ech ec. >> reporter: new year's day, 2016. officer quincy smith responded to a call about a suspicious person in estill, south carolina. this video was recorded by the officer's camera glasses that he bought himself on amazon for $30. as officer smith approached the suspect, 29-year-old malcolm orr pulled a .9-millimeter handgun from his pocket and opened fire. orr fired eight times. half the shots wounded smith in his arm, neck, and torso. a year and a half later, officer smith recalled the terror of that moment. >> first shot hit me in the neck and it filt like something flicked me in my neck.
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it was enough force to knock me on my back. >> reporter: the officer retreated to his crews tore call for backup. >> i thought i was going to die right then, and i told dispatch you know, "tell me family i love them," because i didn't think i was going to make it. >> reporter: responding officers arrested orr. >> that's malcolm orr. he attempted to kill this officer and almost did with malice. >> reporter: this week, that video helped convict orr of attempted murder. he received the maximum sentence of 35 years in prison. officer smith remains on medical leave. he hopes to return to work january 1. anthony, all the officers in his department are now required to wear vest cameras. >> mason: mark strassmann way video that reminds us just how dangerous a police officer's job is. still ahead on the cbs evening news, with the eclipse coming, a real warning about fake glasses. and steve hartman with marriage
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and get to the heart of what matters. >> mason: we're just 10 sunrises away from a total solar eclipse. a cbs news poll finds 68% of americans are excited about it, or at least interested. for what it's worth, that includes 61% of republicans and 71% of democrats. that's a 10% excitement gap. john blackstone now on protecting your eyes. >> reporter: with excitement building, eclipse glasses are going fast. >> and when you put these glasses on, then all although you can't see anything else, the sun becomes watchable. >> reporter: astronomy professor andrew fraknoi: >> on a typical supe day nobody is dumb enough to be staring at the sun, but sometimes during eclipses your astronomical enthusiasm can overwhelm your common sense. >> you have to have the eclipse glass so you don't burn your
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retinas. >> reporter: mark margolis' company rainbow symphony has made tens of millions of $2 eclipse shades. you can't see anything through these, either. with so much demand, there are warnings of dangerous counterfeit eclipse glasses flooding the market online. nasa has a link to a list of reputable vendors certified by the i.s.o., international standards organization. 7,000 public libraries are giving out two million pairs for free, but safe viewing doesn't have to be boring. >> here's an alien set of glasses. i like this one for texas. it's a pair of glasses that has a big texas hat on it. >> reporter: for those lucky enough to be in the path of the total eclipse, there will be a couple of minutes when glasses are not needed. >> when the sun is completely covered by the moon, you'll be able to take your glass off and view the solar corona. >> reporter: during totality, the solar crone athe sun's atmosphere, can be viewed with
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the naked eye. magical, even for a man who makes glasses. so as soon as you were in your first total eclipse, you were converted. >> there i was looking at this corona, and this wet stuff was rolling down my face and completely unexpected. >> reporter: now he expects after august 21, millions will save their glasses, anticipating the next american total eclipse in 2024. john blackstone, cbs news, reseda, california. >> mason: it's completely safe to watch the eclipse on tv. we'll have live coverage monday the 21st on cbs. coming up, a flying car, not chitty, chitty, just bang, bang. ..and a high risk for fracture, so with our doctors... ...we chose prolia®... help make our bones stronger. only prolia® helps strengthen bones... stopping cells that damage them...
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girlfriend in ohio. even though prosecutors did not charge him. elliot was the n.f.l.'s leading rusher last year as a rookie with the dallas cowboyses. police in austin, texas, shared this video of a wild accident a few weeks ago. the driver of an s.u.v. made a u-turn and didn't notice the danger from above until it nearly crushed him. a b.m.w. fell seven stories off a parking garage. the police say the woman driving it mistook the gas for the brake and sent it flying. amazingly, she is okay. with the president out of town, the white house is a construction zone. an army of workers is giving the west wing a thorough renovation. they cleared out the oval office, exposing the oak and walnut parquet floor. it's usually hidden by a rug. mr. trump had been using one from the reagan years. is he planning to have a new one installed? well, stay tuned. ub next, steve hartman answers the question nobody asked-- what
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can you learn from a clinkenbeard?
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. >> mason: we end the week in the hoosier state. why say question for steve hartman "on the road." >> reporter: we came to indiana looking for one of life's most elusive secrets. we'd heard that deep within knox county, indiana, back amongst these cornfields, there was a cluster of people who had all unlocked the mystery of a long and happy marriage. >> married 61 years. >> 61 years. >> it will be 59 in december. >> 55 in november. >> soon be 53. >> 4. >> 54, okay. >> reporter: but here's what's even more remarkable-- they're all related.
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together, the eight clinkenbeard siblings have amassed nearly half a millennia of marriage, 449 years total. so i figured if anyone had the secret to wedded bliss, it would have to be these couples. >> everybody just kind of gather in. >> reporter: so i gathered them for a series of interviews, and here's what i learned. >> big smile! >> reporter: if you want to stay married forever-- women, you need to speak your minds. >> i could tell when she was ticked. >> reporter: or not. >> i usually keep my mouth shut. >> reporter: and men, you need to be deferential. >> you treat a lady like a lady. >> reporter: or not. >> i said i loved fishing and i'm not going to change that. >> reporter: unfortunately, almost everything i got was a contradiction. >> there is temptation. >> i never was tempted. >> reporter: really? the only thing the clinkenbeards could agree on was what their mother, dorothy, taught them and told them repeatedly, that except in very rare circumstances, divorce should not be an option. >> she instilled that in us
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kids, you know. >> my mom was pretty stickler about that. >> when we said "i do," to me that meant however long we lived. >> reporter: in meant suffering through some bumpy times, but the oldest brother, john, says it's well worth it in the end. >> well, i've been married 65 years. >> reporter: johna sat on the couch alone because his wife, lillian is in the hospital. >> i don't know how i'd get along without her. >> reporter: i never got my easy answer to what makes a happy marriage. >> we love one another, so. >> reporter: but i did get eight solid reasons to never give up looking. >> i couldn't imagine being life without her. >> reporter: steve hartman, "on the road," in knox county, indiana. >> mason: to be a couple by the fabulous clinkenbeards. that's the cbs evening news. i'm anthony mason in new york. thanks for watching. have a great weekend. i'll see you first thing tomorrow on "cbs this morning saturday." good night.
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