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excuse me. >> damage control. herman cain's campaign struggles against yet another charge of sexual harassment. march mayhem. anti-wall street protesters shut down the port of oakland and face off with police. and violent video. outrage after a family court judge's beating of his teenage daughter. >> bend over the bench. stand up! >> no! captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 3rd, 2011. that's just painful to watch. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. questions about sexual harassment continue to haunt herman cain's presidential campaign. another woman is saying he
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harassed her in the 1990s. and invited her to his apartment. the cain campaign says it is just one more baseless claim. jan crawford has more. >> reporter: everywhere he went, even on capitol hill, the reporters were focused on the allegations of sexual harassment against him. >> can't she tell her side of the story, mr. cain. >> reporter: in virginia, he indicated his patience is wearing then. >> let me say one thing. i am here with these doctors and that is what i'm going to talk about, so don't even bother asking me all of these other questions that y'all are curious about, okay? don't even bother. >> reporter: when the reporter persisted, cain was forceful. >> what did i say? excuse me! excuse me! i don't believe it has hurt my campaign at all. >> reporter: cain is set for numerous interviews since the story broke three days ago. he said again today it was a
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calculated smear campaign. >> there's a force at work here that is much greater than those would try to destroy me and destroy this campaign and this journey to the white house and that force is called the voice of the people. that's why we are doing as well as we are in this campaign thus far. y'all was supposed to applaud. >> reporter: but chris wilson, a polster for the restaurant association during cain's tenure, told an oklahoma radio station he saw cain harass a young staffer. >> i was actually around a couple times when this happened and it just -- anyone who was involved with the restaurant association at the time knew that this was going to come up. >> reporter: wilson has recently done polling for a political group backing texas governor rick perry. jan crawford, cbs news, washington. >> cain's campaign says the
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sexual harassment allegations are smear tactics orchestrated by the rick perry campaign. >> the actions of the perry campaign are despicable. rick perry and his campaign aalowe herman cain and his family an jooi. >> reporter: perry's campaign calls the claim reckless and falls. now to the anti-wall street protest and the demonstration in oakland, california thark shut down this country's fifth busiest port. there was more violence overnight as protesters clashed with police. late last night, demonstrators were back in the oakland city center and followed the port protests where several thousand people forced operations to halt. tonight is not the first time there has been violence during the occupy-oakland protests. kpix has more on that j. >> reporter: these are the
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signs. they have no name but the havoc they unleashed does. it's called black block. they have been slipping into peaceful mass demonstrations since the late '90s and their look is always the same. chopper 5 captured them hurling outdoor dining tables and chairs into the street and ultimately into the windows of the upscale grocery chain with customers still inside. but peaceful protesters literally put their bodies on the line forming a human chain to block black block actions. >> this is not sanctioned by the occupy oakland movement. it's not what it's about. this is not what it's about. >> reporter: unmoved by calls for calm, they ran for the bank of america at kaiser center and it was feared they had fired into the bank's lobby. instead, this devastation was the work of hammers and force, shattering every seven-foot tall pane of glass that makes up the bank's wall. >> we are aware of people that are bent on causing problems. we are going to be taking steps
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to address those problems. >> reporter: it's already happening. believing they were hid in black, cbs news has learned officers in plain clothes infiltrated the crowd and documenting the anarchists that totaled 60 to 70 people. devastation may be black block's sign, but this was a sign left by the 99%. robert lyles, cbs 5. president obama is in france this morning for the g-20 economic summit. the meeting of the world's 20 richest nations will be dominated by a concern about europe's shaky economy and its currency, the euro. it's a huge problem and at its heart, a small country, greece. susan mcginnis is in washington with the latest on this. boy, susan, this is a mess. >> reporter: it certainly it. good morning, betty. president obama and world leaders are gathering in france right now fully recognizing that this referendum could mean that greece exits the euro, leaves the european currency system and that a no vote could have wide consequences for all of europe
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and the us. president obama set out for france hoping to encourage european leaders to solve their debt crisis for good. he'll meet with the presidents of france and germany before the g-20 summit officially kicks off today. ahead of the two-day session, eu leaders held emergency meetings to discuss greece's 178 billion dollar package. the rescue plan seemed like a done deal last week, but now the country's prime minister is calling for a national vote infuriating his counterparts. >> the greek people, as i said, are wise and capable of making the right decisions for the benefits of our country. >> reporter: greece is slated to hold the referendum next month. the main fear is that a no vote could trigger a global recession. with his own economic crisis to deal with here at home, president obama is expected to bring his advice to the table, but the white house insists the u.s. won't be helping with cash. >> the focus here is a european
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problem that requires a european solution for which the europeans have the resources and capacity necessary. >> reporter: as the summit gets under way, hundreds of protesters are expected to warm swarm the french rivera and urge the people not to protect the big banks. with the help of an accordion, demonstrators held a music protest at this bank at wednesday. at another bank they tried to disinfect it. now with the u.s. offering no fundinr
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just look at this from nasa. earth images taken from the international space station lights of london and brusselss all seen from orbit. the clouds sparkle with lightning strikes and soaring across the mediterranean in egypt and continuing on south. what a sight. well, in other outer space news there is something big out there and it is headed our way. an asteroid as wide as an aircraft carrier as long as earth will race past earth next tuesday. not to fret. asstrtronomers say no chance it will hit us. a family court judge seen in a video posted online beating his teenage daughter. the incident took place more
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than six years ago but was just posted last week. >> bend over the [ bleep ] bed, darn it! >> reporter: the video is tough to watch. >> lay down! [ bleep ] in the face! >> reporter: recorded in 2004, it shows texas county family judge william adams relentlessly whipping his then 16-year-old daughter hilary. >> beat you under submission! you want to put more computer games on? >> reporter: the beat wag apparently punishment for illegally downloading media to the family's home computer. hilary who suffers from cerebral palsy is now 23. >> i want my father to get all the help he can get. he really, really needs it. i think he's -- he's a broken person. he just needs so much support. >> reporter: instead of support, he is getting death threats and says the video looks worse than it really is. >> i lost my temper. i spanked her. her mother was there. she wasn't hurt. it was a long time ago.
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in my mind, i haven't done anything wrong, other than discipline my child after she was caught stealing. >> do you acknowledge the beating was excessive, the spanking? >> no. i'm not going to get into any of that. >> while the investigation is under way it may be difficult to prosecute. >> in a case like this you have to find a stat tore violation and what you have to be concerned with what is the statute of limitations on the crime. >> legal experts say even without a statute of limitations, prosecuting adams would be tough because texas is one of the states that makes an exception for parental corporal punishment. on the cbs "moneywatch" another down day on stocks in asia. ashley morrison is here with more on that. >> asian markets fear again today. hong kong's hang seng down more than 2% and tokyo's nikkei was closed. today wall street the latest on retail sales along with the
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weakly jobless claim numbers. on wednesday stocks bounced back. the dow jumped 178 points, while the nasdaq added 33. fed chair ben bernanke warned wednesday that the u.s. economy remains dangerously weak. in june, it projected 2.8% growth. its new forecast is more than a full point lower. the fed also cut the outlook for next year from 3.5% growth to a much slower 2.7%. economists say that is not enough to spur significant job growth. bernanke says he also expects unemployment to remain above 8.5% through the end of 2012. happy birthday chevy. the brand is as american as apple pie marks its 100th naerves today. it is the top selling car brand of all time e though, it has hit rough patches along the way. most recently when parent company general motors needed a federal bailout to survive.
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more than 4 million cheffys were sold last year. that is half of gm's total sales. there was one winning ticket in last night's $245 million powerball jackpot and it wasn't me or i wouldn't be here. here are the winning numbers. the winning number was sold in connecticut. i didn't even have a ticket to play! >> it just makes me so upset because i meant to play. you can't win if you don't play, right? i know i would have won if hi played, right? >> and shared, right? >> absolutely! ashley, thank you for joining us live. lindsay lohan is going back to jail, at least briefly. a los angeles judge gave her 30 days for violating probation. she has until next wednesday to report to jail. because of overcrowding she may just spend one day behind bars. lohan was ordered to perform a community service and have psychological counseling.
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straight ahead, your thursday morning weather. and in sports, ohio literally runs out the clock against temple. while some fiber ads use super models, metamucil uses super hard working psyllium fiber, which gels to remove unsexy waste and reduce cholesterol. taking psyllium fiber won't make you a model but you should feel a little more super. metamucil. down with cholesterol.
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here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. time now for a check on the national forecast. the latest satellite picture
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shows thunderstorms over the mississippi valley. skies are clear in the north and southeast. late today, though, a storm system will bring rain to kentucky and missouri. conditions will be pleasant along the east coast. but the northwest is getting a wintry mix of rain and snow. in sports, new chicago cubs president theo epstein has made his first big decision. fire the manager. after only one full season as the cubs field general, mike quade is out. epstein says the cubs will benefit from someone who can take the team in a new direction. well, in college football, a comeback win for ohio. bobcats quarterback tuttleton threw a five-yard touchdown pass with 1:41 left in the game and ohio ran out the clock to beat the temple owls 35-31. now the hockey and the buffalo sabres hosting the philadelphia flyers. philly scored three times in the first period. it was theirs first game against
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buffalo since the flyers knocked buffalo out in the postseason. the final, 3-2. when we return, another look at this morning's top stories. doctors who fight back against parents who refuse immunizations for their kids. at the gum line, lae helping prevent gingivitis. it's even clinically proven to help reverse it in just 4 weeks. crest pro-health clinical gum protection. welcome mi amiga, an adventure awaits. ♪ a celebration of flavor and magnificent tastes ♪ [ cow bell, cow moo ] ♪ like chicken beef or seafood ole' ha haaa ♪ adios little one ♪ your time here is complete ♪
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on the "cbs morning news," here's a look at today's weather. heavy rain is on the way for missouri and illinois. that system reaches from the great lakes almost to the gulf coast. it will be mild and sunny in the northeast. cool and rainy in the northwest and windy in the plains. here is another look at this morning's top stories. a third woman says she was sexually harassed years ago by republican presidential candidate herman cain. president obama arrived in france this morning for the g-20 economic summit. in headlight news, some parents have decided not to have their children vaccinated for
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common illnesses and others insist on spreading out the national vaccination program as bigad shaban reports. >> reporter: unless they follow the government recommend will immunization schedule. he says he is among the growing number of pediatricians who don't give parents the option of delaying child vaccines. >> these represent diseases we don't have to see any more. >> reporter: the cdc recommends 27 immunizations by a child's third birthday. she chose her daughter's pediatrician because she agreed to slow down the shot schedule. >> just felt right to us, given that she is young and her immune system is developing. >> reporter: the doctor argues that timing could impact the effectiveness. >> although parents have a right to their children's immunizations as they see it, they don't have a right to endanger school children.
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>> reporter: chris's mom finds comfort in the doctor's office. >> to know you're in the waiting room that the other children adjacent to yours are healthy to the best of their capacity as well. >> reporter: she feels safer knowing that everyone here is right on schedule. bigad shaban, cbs news, new york. this morning, on "the early show," the new movement to shift money from big banks to credit unions. we will tell you about that. i'm betty nguyen. and this is the "cbs morning news." starts saturday at 9 am. get over 10% off all whirlpool washers and dryers and 60% of coats for the whole family. shop early on preview friday. real deals. real savings.
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and. >> >> >> >> good morning, welcome to 9 news now. it is already thursday and november 3rd. this friday eve as we love to call it here. i'm andrea roane. and i'm mike hydeck. here's monica assistant. >> reporter: we are thankful for thursday. >> how are you my friends? >> i'm well. three weeks now. >> oh wow, thanksgiving, coming up. >> reporter: weatherwise, we are going to have a really good day. a little fog this morning. cambridge has fog on the eastern shore. a really nice afternoon. here's your day planner. temperatures will climb through the 50s here at noon. we have high clouds out there this morning. high level clouds, giving us a pretty sunrise.
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a pretty sunset as well. the storm system which hit colorado the other morning with all the snow, it is spinning now toward central missouri moving off to the east. meanwhile the high clouds are streaming toward us. high pressure still in control, and turning east and temperatures are running in the 30s this morning. we have fog we talked about, in cambridge at 41. 49 down south. visibility, is a quarter mile there on the eastern shore. a mile and a half in culpepper. low to mid-50s out there partly to mostly sunny skies. enjoy it. >> we will, definitely. enjoy this morning's rush hour. looking good. here are your construction hot spots north of town. tyson's on 66. we'll start with 66 on the inbound and outbound side.
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basically on the beltway, watch out for construction and near route 123 and route 7 as well. a live picture 35 at duke street if we go to the camera, no problems to report on 95 and 35. there was construction in dale city, you should be good to go if you are just heading out the floor. now we'll go to the beltway in college park. silver spring around route 2 and university boulevard. they should be picking that up as bell. coming up in my next report, we'll go into the district at 43:00. andrea and mike. well it took just one hour for jurors to convict brittany norwood in the death of her coworker.
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>> norwood killed her in the lululemon store. norwood's lawyers admit their client killed murray but argued that it was not premeditated. >> reporter: you said it was an utter sense of relief when you heard the verdict? >> it was. it was the greatest i have ever felt in my life. >> some members of the jury spoke almost immediately. >> the deliberation process was a clear indicator about how strong the prosecution's case was and foreshadowed a verdict that would find brittany norwood guilt joy we were unanimous in our decision right away. >> reporter: he is known as juror 15 aand described the
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mood. >> she had a knife wound to the back of her head and the knife was never in the back hallway where she was murdered. either she planted it or she went and got it, both wbtw premeditated. >> reporter: throughout the trial jurors heard emotional testimony and grotesque
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