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>> reporter: he did not want to show his face. we have to choose who lives and who dies, he said and that is something we have to live with every day. the doctors have accused the world, including the u.s. of failing to protect them. and he told us 95% of the casualties are civilians. we do noteed tears, the doctors say. we need action. but with the fighting now becoming dire for all of the 2 million people living in both government and rebel held aleppo. they are in danger of running out of food, fuel, and water. the russians unilaterally declared a three-hour ceasefire, which proved futile as the rebel
for more than a year now americans have been told that the war against isis in syria and iraq has been going well, as were the u.s. efforts to train iraqi soldiers. today a congressional task force says that intelligence was altered to maket were going better than they were and it blamed u.s. central command which runs the wars in the middle east. >> reporter: the task force was formed to investigate a whistleblower complaint filed by a senior analyst that intelligence was being manipulated by command leadership. republican congressman, pompeo. >> this information from
accurately depicted what was goong the ground but when it got to very senior levels, that information was changed. >>eporter: starting around mid2014, final intelligence reports and public statements painted a rosier picture of the iraqi army's strength in the initial assessments of its own analysts. such as when the then commander lloyd austin testified in of 2015 that isis had been weakened in iraq. >> the fact is that h could no longer do what he did at the outset, which is to seize and hold new territory. he has assumed a defensive prouch in iraq. >> reporter: around the same time an official stated the iraqi army could soon be ready to launch a major offensive to retake the city of mosul. a year 1/2 later, that still hasn't happened. >> when we send young men and
they need straight up intelligence providing them information about what they're up against. >> reporter: late today democrats on the house intelligence committee released their findings and they largely reached the same conclusions. and they're reviewing the report but since the investigation is ongoing, there will be no comment. >> jim tonight. and a case compared to the 2012 killing of trayvon martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer. reports from raleigh. >> reporter: the 911 call from this raleigh home came at 12:50 saturday morning. >> reporter: the caller was 39-year-old chad copely, a self-described neighborhood watchman.
crowd gathered outside his home. minutes later, he called 911 a second time. >> reporter: the victim, 20-year-old coren thomas. he was leaving a crowded house he later said. >> reporter: police say thomas was unarmed and the warning shot was a shotgun blast fired from inside his garage. he's in jail now, charged with first degree murder. copley's attorney issued a statement saying we urge restraint and not to rush to judgment.
moved to raleigh in 2001 to keep her son safe. >> he was a good kid. and i don't have him no more and there's nothing i can do. >> reporter: copely's being held without bond on the murder charge. she's trying to raise the money she needs to bury her son. >> thank you. today florida reported three more zika fe 25 people are now believed to sbr have been infected by florida mosquitos. so far the outbreak appears to be contained in one square mile of miami. it's known to cause microsefally in which a baby's head and brain are abnormally small. we asked doctor to tell us more about this rare disorder.
the water spout ? >> like most 6-year-olds, he loves kids, singing, toys and of course, his mother. he has micro sefally. >> my initial thought wai can't do this. didn't sign up for this. >> reporter: they were told edmnd might not ever recognize them. be institutionalized. what was your response? >> i didn't think people did that anymore. >> reporter: he didn't sit up or crawl until he was three and still needs help with milestones like riding a bike and playing with his two brothers. >> we're teaching him sign language.
mama. >> reporter: you speak edmund sign language? >> yes. and he's invented his own signs. this is sleeping to me. >> reporter: it can arise from a number of different conditions, genetic ones like edmund's and infek infectns during pregnancy like zika and measle symptoms and prognosis can vary widely. can you touch my nose? you can. so, you understand he understands a lot? >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: it's too early to tell how it will effect the lives of those with zika. she remembers the emotional toll of an uncertain future. >> what's going to happen? >> reporter: and she still doesn't really know. >> i actually haven't asked for prognosis in forever because i don't expect anyone to be able to tell me. he's charting his o course. it gets better.
that most drivers don't know about but a report out today finds that it is causing 10s of thousands of crashes. here's chris van cleave. >> reporter: watch as this yellow patd falls off a trailer on a minnesota interstaten june. >> i saw the thing fall, so i knew i had to move. i got severely lucky that no one ran me or over or hit me. >> reporter: in hu was killed outside boston. a triple-a study found more than 200,000 crashes were caused by road debris. injuring 39,000 people, more than 500 died. >> majority of these crashes are preventible if they would take necessary precautions to secure their load. >> reporter: if you wouldn't
probably something wrong here? >> if you wouldn't want a family member riding behind you, it's generally not safe. >> reporter: next week, heidi coffee will mark 10 years sin the day her husband gavin was killed on a seattle freeway. gavin tried to avoid it when he swerved, he was hit and killed by another car. triple-a found 27% of road br she was pregnant with their fifth child. >> i miss being a wife because that was my favorite thing was to be his wife and best friend and that's what i miss the most. >> reporter: these accidents are most common on highways and during the middle of it day. in all 50 states, drivers can face fines if they're responsible for road debris.
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magic and bird, ali and frazier and tonight, lochte and phelps. they'll dual in the pool one last time >> reporter: in a semifinal of the 200 individual medley night. >> michael on the right, lochte on the left. >> reporter: the two greatest american male swimmers of all time were separated only by the lane line. michael phelps and ryan lochte may be teammates but they've been rivals for more than 12 years. >> we both just go to that next level when we swim with each other. >> he's the hardest competitor i've ever had to go against and
i'm not either. >> reporter: since the 2012 olympics, they have faced off in every 200 meter individual final. but lochte holds the world record in the event and now won 12 olympic medals including six gold and would be the most decorated male swimmer of all time if it weren't for phelps and tonight, phelps says he'll retire after rio. torres swam in five olympics. >> it's a very big deal. i don't think they'd be as good as they are if they didn't push each other. >> reporter: along the way they became friends. they're sharing a room in the athletes village in rio. >> win or lose, we're still going to be friends and that rivalry we've created is just great. >> reporter: and so is winning and someone has to get there
? ? this is the "cbs overnight news." >> welcome to the overnight news. hillary clinton has outlined her strategy to boost the american econom and create jobs. against rival donald trump who gave his own economic address earlier this week. >> now when it comes to creating jobs, i would argue it's not even close. even conservativeexperts say trump's agenda will pull our economy back into recession and according to an independent analysis by a former economic
if you add up all of trump's ideas from cutting taxes for the welt welt wealthy and deporting americans, the loss would be 3.4 million jobs. now, by contrast, the same analysts found that with our plan, the economy would create i believe every american willing to work hard should be able to find a job that provides dignity, pride and decent pay that can support a family. so, starting on day one, we will work with both parties to pass the biggest investment in new, good paying jobs since world war ii. a big part of our plan will be
jobs at higher pay. and that means for us creating an infrastructure bank to get private funds off the sidelines and compliment our private investments. $25 billion in government seed funding could unlock more than $250 billion and really get our country moving on our infrastructu p going to invest $10 million in what we're calling make it in america partnership to support american manufacturing and recommit to scientific research that can create entire new industries. i will stop any trade deal that kills jobs or holds down wages, including the transpacific partnership. i oppose it now, i'll oppose it
oppose it as president. donald trump has launched a new barrage of attacks against hillary clinton, blaming the former secretary of state for the founding of isis. major garret. >> reporter: donald trump hammering the former secretary of state on the economy, immigration and her plan to admit syrian refugees but one trump attack was undercut by a visitor with a >> are we having fun with these stupid boards? we love these boards. >> reporter: donald trump brought props to his evening rally outside fort lauderdale. visual cue cards to keep him on message. >> you don't have to see it too well, just look at the lines. obama. obama. >> reporter: the points give way to drive attacks against hillary clinton and exploit her latest email revelations.
pay or play. it's illegal. >> it's called pay for play. >> reporter: at issue, newly released emails that allege contain evidence favors were granted to clinton foundation donors. >> it revealed the lies, deception, dishonesty. >> reporter: the clinton campaign insists she quote never took action as secretary of state because of the clinton foundation. >> isis is honoring president obama. >> reporter: trump also tried to tie clinton and president obama to the rise of the terror group, isis. >> he founded isis. and i would say the co founder would be crooked hillary clinton. >> reporter: but when trump shifted to another attack, it backfired. >> and that guy is sitting back
of orlando mass murderer sat behind clinton at a rally in florida. >> a lautof you people know me, right? >> reporter: but trump had an unexpected supporter of his own, disgraced florida congressman, foely. >> he knew, they knew. but how did you like that picture? >> reporter: foley resigned after explicit emails and text messages to boys who had been or were at the time pages. he has appeared at previous trump events in florida and spoke favorably of the billionaire turned republican.
central command responsible for american security interests in the middle east and other regions. >> reporter: senior leaders have manipulated intelligence to paint a far rosier picture of the effort to combat isis. beginning in mid-2014, final intelligence report contradicted initial internal assessments made b pompeo was a member of the task force. >> the facts on the ground didn't match what are the intelligence was saying. >> reporter: the task force stemmed from a whistleblower complaint in 2015 by senior analyst alleging that intell had been manipulated. this is under active investigation by the defense department inspector gen areal. >> there's enormous evidence of how this information from inside
and accurately depicted what was going on the ground but when it got to very senior levels, that information was changed. >> reporter: but it wasn't just classified intelligence and they found that their public statements were far more positive than events on the ground were warranted. such as when general lloyd austin testified to congress. >> the fact is he can no longer do what he did at the he has assumed a defensive crouch in iraq. >> reporter: as of today, more than a year later, the iraqi city of mosul still remains under isis control. while it found intelligence was in fact manipulated, the task force found no evidence that orders came from the white house. >> the "cbs overnight news" will
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cbs news has learned a sky diver was not certified by the united states parachute association. tyler turner and his instructor were killed during a tandem jump south of sacramento. how sky diving is regulated. >> he was just the best kid. >> reporter: for tyler turner, last saturday was supposed to be a fun outing with friends, just weeks before the honor student was to set off to college. this picture of him kneeling
>> i said i love you son and he got on the plane. >> reporter: at first thought he had backedut of the jump until she spotted emergency services in a field. >> the two people on the ground are deceased. and i lost it. i just remember screaming and screaming and thinking it can't be true. >> reporter: it's believed tyler and his instructor died after their open. they say more than 3 million people sky dive thin u.s. every year. in 2015, 21 were killed. one during a tandem jump. >> sky diving will never be a perfectly safe thing to do. >> reporter: ed scott is the director of the nonprofit that works to promote sky diving safety. >> if you don't find a location listed on our site, we don't
sky diving is the experience and certification of the tandem struk structer. >> reporter: they're not a memb of the association and cbs was not able to attain the certifications. when you hear the possibility that he may not have been certified, what goes through your mind? >> anger. a lot of anger. >> reporte she claims earlier in the day, the facility sped th >> it was like mcdonald's, just get your order and get out. watch half a video -- >> reporter: the owner of the parachute center declined our repeated request for comment but spoke on the day of the crash. >> it's an unfortunate situation but if you see a car wreck, they don't close the freeway. in this sport, in skiing, scuba diving, there are fatalities.
anderson cooper learned more about them in a story for "60 minutes." ? ? >> reporter: the world's only sanctuary for benovo's sits on the outskirts of the capital. it's called yolonabanobo. cons conservationest, belgium born. if you ask why she cares so much about them, she'll tell you just look into their eyes. >> the way they look into your eyes. ju like they look in your soul. >> reporter: iyour soul? >> yeah. >> reporter:nd it's rare that most primates don't maiain eye contact like that.
guerilla, you know. >> it's a threatening gesture with guerillas. they may have a brain 1/3 of ours but they're intelligent and their gestures are unmistakle. they use tools in a wide variety of w problem solving. >> she has a baby, so she cannot go deeply. >> reporter: so she's breaking the stick actually. >> she showed the stick is too short. >> reporter: so she got a longer stick. that's amazing. she's using the stick to see how deep the water is. >> reporter: they're unique among great apes because they're
anthropologi anthropologist, it's the females that run t show. >> here, if you will be the alpha male, you will be corrected by the females. >> reporter: and not just by one but an alliance? >> that's right. they really violate a rule of nature. where usually if you're bigger, you're going to be dominate but here females are smaller but they're still not dominated by males cause they work together. >> reporter: and they haven't been observed to kill each other. che same can't be said for panzees or humans even. >> reporter: and how could it be that a species with a brain the 1/3 of the size of ours can accomplish what we can't, which is to not kill each other. >> reporter: they have sex more
other primate on the planet. bryan hair refers to it as the banovo handshake. >> it's a negotiation. >> reporter: and it's hardly surprising that many of these negotiations take place over food. they wi . >> chimpanzees get primed for competition, testosterone increases, stressed out and that drives them to want to be reassured and they happen to have a handshake to fieeel better. >> males with females, males with males, any combination. >> any cage. >> reporter: this peace loving primate is being hunted to extinction. though it's illegal in the
forest animals are sold for food. it's the largest in congo's capital capital. monkeys, pork pines, even alligators, dead or alive. they're not openly sold here anymore, but you can still buy them in many parts of the congo. their orphan babies often end up in the only place they can care for them often injured. each is assigned a surrogate human mother and their job is to raise the babies as their own, showering them with the love and attentn the orphan apes so desperately need. it's incredible to see them up close like this.
>> human. >> reporter: yeah. >> i say all the time that for sure they are great apes. they are not us and we are not them but we have a line in the middle of the two worlds that we cross all the time. >> reporter: babies are as playful as any human toddler. and just as curious. suzy would know. she's and overseas their rehabilitation. you have a child of your own? >> yes. >> reporter: how are they different? >> no difference. >> reporter: i mean, you have to be a mother to this baby? >> yes and most the time you need experienced mothers. this is the only way to serve them. >> reporter: that's what saves the babies? >> yes and makes them in life. >> reporter: they need love? >> yes. without that, they die.
because she felt they could teach us a lot about human evolution. at five years she realid their behavior is closer to ours than she'd ever imagined. is it hard not to think of them as hum? >> yes. yes because we share most of the time we share time with them. >> reporter: you spend all day with them? >> all day. >> reporter: and at the end of that day, she sees to it that the babies are tucked into their hammocks for the night. do you read them a story? >> no, because they're tired. they spend all the time jumping and playing in trees. >> reporter: they're exhausted? >> yeah. >> reporter: by age five, they move from the nursery to the kindergarten where their peers teach them how to be banovos. they still crave affection but they're also more confident and have started developing their
you want to jump? i can't work under these conditions. very hard to conduct an interview like this. claudeine came across her first banovo 20 years ago. they were in a brutal civil war. sh volunteered to help at a local zoo. warned her about getting too close. he said don't put your heart in this animal. >> it was the first time for me i hear this word and he s they never survive in captivity. >> reporter: so he was warning you don't fall in love because it's going to die. >> yeah, but it was a sort of challenge. >> reporter: there are now more
extinction, their numbers in the wild will have to grow. seven years ago they decided to try and release some back in the forest. nothing like it had ever been done with them before. they hand picked nine apes who they thought would do well on their own. they have to be able to get along in a group as well as by themselves? >> it's just like you tell people to go to the moon. >> reporter: it's n moon but the site they found to release them is about as remote a place as you can find on the planet. it's a three hour flight deep into the wild erness of norther congo and then up the river in a dugout canoe. life along the river hasn't changed much in centuries. congo is one of the least developed countries in the world and millions of acres of
u.s. men's basketball team is back in action in the olympics. they take on serbia in what's gone kbonown as the group stage. >> soaring slam and 10-point accuracy from behind the arc. u.s. men's basketball team, that gold has never been a question. until australia almost turned the newest version of the dream team's road to glory into a nightmare. >> not an easy night for the united stas. >> reporter: really the only competitor that the u.s. faces is itself. complacency is going to be the main issue they face. if they can get over that, i
>> reporter: but for a team that's gotten used to gold, the hardware isn't necessarily the prize. >> the bond that we will have for a lifetime of winning gold in the olympics will be more special than the actual gold medal. >> reporter: the 12 superstars have already grown closer. >> this is the tightest team i've ever been on and i feel as though everybody here relates to one another and we respect each other but we have a good t well. >> reporter: who's the best singer? >> i am. >> reporter: can you sing a little for me? >> no. i am. not me. >> reporter: basketball brought them to rio but they're making the most of their time off the court. >> we out here. >> having a lot of fun. seen the christ the redeemer today. something i always wanted to see. cross that off my bucket list. >> reporter: and waving american
for selfies. >> it's amazing. it's different. never spent that much time on a ship. >> reporter: living on the high seas in the port zone. >> it's a botel. >> team u.s.a., baby. we're going for the gold. >> reporter: managing all that personality. >> we played as hard or harder than anybody. >> reporter: is duke coach and basketball legend mike krzyzewski. >> if everybody feels good and has confidence in their game, we're going to destroy the competition. >> reporter: one they hope the red, white and blue will be joined by gold. >> it's what we put all the work in for, kind of what we here for. and that's the overnight news for this friday. for some of you the news continues, for others check back
captioning funded by cbs it's friday, august 12th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." donald trump doubles down his claim that president obama and hillary clinton created isis, going so far to say -- >> isis will hand her the most valuable player award. that fuels more republicans unrest and after some republicans have cut ties with their candidate, others are calling to cut him off. details to the effort to strip trump of rnc funding. tsa take-down. new video surfaces of the moment