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strengthen our comnities. together. captioning sponsored by cbs >> pelley: a party divided. the top elected republican says he will not defend or campaign for donald trump. and the sunday debate exposes a rift with trump's running mate. >> he and i haven't spoken, and i disagree. >> pelley: also tonight, after by floodwaters in north carolina. >> you slept on the roof? >> pelley: and samsung puts production of cell phones on hold after the replacements overheat. look over and my phone's on fire. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: the storm is gone,
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a major disaster in north carolina where hundreds are rricane matthew.waters from the orm killed at least 25 people in the southeast, nearly half in north carolina. more than a million homes and businesses in the south are without power, and some rivers are rising to record levels. floodwaters topped a levee in lumberton, north carolina, and mark strassmann is there. >> reporter: all day on martin luther from at least five states pulled out lumberton's stranded residents. >> you all right? >> yeah. >> reporter: the mayor told us 1,000 people needed rescuing, many of them elderly or physically unable to leave on their own. choppers pulled some of them off rooftops. others came out two to a boat or by the truckload. >> thank god we're saved. >> reporter: jamie and alex hayes were rescued with their son.
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>> godsend? >> i've been in town all my life, i've never seen it like this, never. >> it's a lake now. >> reporter: matthew dumped 15 inches of rain here over the weekend. the nearby lumber river swelled to 24 feet, almost three times its average, swamping the city of 20,000 people. >> i was that deep in water. i had to get on top of the apartment the sleep. >> you slept on the roof? y, i >> reporter: tressica oxendine and daughter tressie only had time tstuff three trash bags. >> my water is that deep in the house. we lost eerything. >> everytng? >> everything but what i had on me, clothes an pillow. >> reporter: more then 100 motorist lined up for gas in lumberton. flood relief is now governor pat mccrory's challenge. >> this is going to be a prolonged hurricane for us, even though the skies are blue. >> reporter: lumberton is in for a long week. the river isn't expected to
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>> pelley: mark, where are all these people going? >> scott, many of them have no place to go. this side of the city is lower income and congested. finding shelters for people gets harder when buildings have no power and no water. about 800 folks are in shelters, but the mayor told me he's looking to open more shelters. >> pelley: and you'll have a great deal more on this on "cbs this mornitomorrow. mark strassmann in the middle of the emergency, thank y a u.s. navy warship is delivering supplies and another ship is on the way. vladimir duthiers is in jeremie tonight. >> reporter: more than a week after matthew rampaged across haiti, elise adette still has no idea if her family is alive. your parents, your mother, your brother? >> my family. >> reporter: your family, you don't know? >> i don't know. >> reporter: she and her three-year-old daughter have been staying with neighbors, waiting for word.
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80% of the buildings here have been danged or -- damaged or destroyed. jeff jeanty had nowhere to go when the storm hit. >> the first hour. >> reporter: yeah? >> the roof lift. >> reporter: the first half of the storm, the roof came flying in. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. i called them, come in here, come in here. then they come. >> reporter: and then your roof? >> yeah. >> reporter: wow. of their house cpshe 145mph winds. this is where they cook. she didn't have much before the storm. now she has even less. that's fruit. that's all they have to eat right now. power is still out. water and food is scarce. many roads are still impassable, and the grim task of counting the dead has only begun. the u.s. military is trying to
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hardest-hit areas. rear admiral cedric pringle. >> this is an opportunity t make a difference for someone else. you know, it's really a complex evolution where we're bringing in a lot of pieces of heavy equipment, but we're bringing it in to do good. >> reporter: but the biggest fear is a return of cholera. after a catastrophe like, this elise says worse things can come. people can get sick, they're exposed to cholera and fever. the last outbreak of haiti killed at least 10,000 people and sickened hundreds of thousands more. and, scott, doctors without borders is telling us they've already treated 39 cases of the disease. >> pelley: vladimir duthiers in haiti for us tonight. vlad, thanks. on to politics now, one day after the debate, the real clear politics average of major polls shows donald trump trailing hillary clinton by more than five points, and our cbs news election team tells us no
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campaign to win. the republican standard bearer continues to lose support of party members who can neither stand nor bear him, and here's major garrett. >> the last 72 hours has framed what this election is all acted. >> reporter: congressional republicans couldn't agree more. today in a conference call, house speaker paul ryan told g.o.p. colleagues he would no longer defend trump. the speaker is going the spend the next month focused entirely on protng spokeswoman ashlee strong. >> when you're a star, they let you do it. you can do anything. >> reporter: ryan told colleagues angered by this video to run with from the candidate if necessary or stand with him if their strits are, too, in other words, don't feel obligationed to support your party's nominee. on twitter trump said, "paul
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rumors swirled that more tapes could be released. >> i was getting beaten up for 72 hours on all the networks for inappropriate words 12 years ago, locker room talk, whatever you want the call it. if you look at bill clinton, far worse. mine are words, his was action. >> reporter: after bringg up president bill clinton's extramarital affairs tonight, trump today threatened more. >> if they want to release more
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about bill and hillary clinton doing inappropriate things. >> reporter: lost in this, trump's admission he hasn't paid personal federal income taxes in years. trump says he will not release his taxes because, as he often says, they are under audit. >> pelley: major garrett, thank you. not even trump's running mate is running in lock step. here's dean reynolds. who two days ago said donald trump's crude comments on his relationth women were indefensible, today defended the man who made them. >> you know, it takes a big man to know when he's wrong and toed a -- the admit it and the have the hue tillty the apologize and to be transparent and vulnerable
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guilty of little more than a poor choice of words. >> donald trump made it clear that those were words, only words last night, that he hasn't engaged in any of that behavior, and i believe him. >> reporter: something of a policy gap between the two opened up last night on syria as trump brusquely rejecting pence's call for u.s. military action against the russian-backed assad regime ford i disagree. >> reporte rebuke led tvel conversations between th t and to pence's inence tt there is no disagreement now, that theebate moderator had misstated his position to trump, even though it w read to him verbatim. pence is mindful that fellow republicans are abandoning trump at an alarming rate but said any suggestion he might follow suit is false. and yet the indiana governor is in an awkward position of shing loyalty to a candidate
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replaced by pence. when he tried to explain how he could be against trump's words but not againstru the indiana governor cited his christian faith, scott. "i believe in forgiveness," hes. i amroud to stand with donald trump. >> pelley: dean reynolds, thanks. nancy cordes is with hillary clinton. > did anybody see that debate last night?r: it might he a eypping new poll n. either w, in detroit tody, clinton was pactilly. >> what's exciting to me i that we're getting more and more support, not just from democrats, but from independents and republicans. >> reporter: hoping to pick off more of them, her campaign released four ads featuring g.o.p. voters who have already ma switc >> so i'm crossing party lines and voting for hillary. >>
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repe trump's personal attacks last night. >> the devil. >> reporter: show he's now more focused on stoking his base thananding it. >> believe me, she has tremendous hate in her heart. >> reporter: trump's tub re welcome dstraion fr the wikileaks release of 2,000 more hacked e-mails from clinton campaign chairman j pesta's account. the first batch on friday included long-sought-after passages from clinton's paid speeches to wall street. they showed her ba banking industry she has criticized on the trail. today's batch revealed the inner workings of her campaign press machine, spinning her positions on sensitiv issues li the keystone xl oil pipeline. in one e-mail from last august, a top aide writes, "we're trying to find a good way the leak her opposition to the pipeline without her having to actually say it and give up her principled stand about not second guessing the president in public."
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later in des moines. >> i don't think it's in the best interest of what we need to do to combat climate change. >> reporter: despite her recent surge here in ohio and elsewhere, clinton's aides say they need more data before deciding whether to try to expand the battleground map to include a few battleground red states, states like utah and arizona and georgia, scott, where the race is unexpectedly close even before this weekend's developments. >> pelley: nancy cordes, for conditional republicans, we asked julianna goldman to tell us how likely it is that the republican house or senate could change hands. >> how about it, huh? >> reporter: by holding the emergency call with his members today, house speaker paul ryan all but acknowledged that the tape showing donald trump bragging about sexual assault is now threatening republican majorities in congress. >> i proved on her like a [bleeped].
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house and just five seats to win back the senate. since friday more than 70 republicans, including ryan, have denounced trump, but the speaker isn't one of the at least 27 who rescinded their endorsement. it's a rhetorical tightrope to avoid alienating trump's core supporters, who polls show are voting for down-ballot republicans and maybe even more galvinized after trumps flame throwing after last night's debate. >> because you'd be in jail. >> secretary clinton. >> repor b cutting ads for hitting opponents for waiting until now dump trump. >> where did you stand on joe mccarthy? this is one of those moments. >> like this one out today. >> history will judge rob portman a coward. what will we do? >> reporter: today senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said he won'teigh in on the election. scott, one group that is
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other resources to the public -- republican nominee. >> pelley: julianna goldman, thanks. two missiles were fired yesterday on an american destroyer in the red sea. the missiles came from yemen where rebels are fighting the u.s.-backed government. the u.s.s. mason used what the pentagon called "on board defensive measures" and the missiles crashed into the sea. coming up next on the "cbs evening news the other due to retire. and later, samsung takes drastic action as more of its smartphones overheat. ? we asked people to write down the things they love to do most on these balloons. travel with my daughter.
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palm springs, california, is grieving tonight for two police officers ambushed on saturday as they answered a routine call. john blackstone is there. >> reporte a growing memorial in palm springs is dominated by large photos of the two murdered police officers, lesley zerebny, 27, mother of a four-month-old daughter, and jose gilbert vega, 63, who was due to retire in december. chief bryan reyes leads his department and a city in mourning. >> if there is ever a time the pray for the palm springs p. >> reporter: the two officers were on aall to a domestic disturbance when they were gunned down through a closed door. [gunfire] the sound of dozens of gunshots was captured by a security camera. after a 12-hour battle with police, an alleged gang member, fel, 26, was forced out. there was no apparent motive for the shooting. it's becoming more come upon. >> there's an awful lot of hate
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government in general. this was simply wearing a uniform. >> reporter: vega w working an overtime shift. zerebny was just off maternity leave. >> her husband was an law enforcement officer. >> i watched him look his wife in the eyes in the hospital, kiss her on the forehead and say their good-byes. >> reporter: at a vigil sunday night, officer vega's family spoke of the man who had been >> i want to say he was really, really good. >> reporter: the two officers honored here are first to be killed in the line of duty in palm springs in more than 50 years. their accused killer may appear in court tomorrow. scott, he could face the death penalty. >> pelley: john blackstone at
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>> pelley: today samsung put millions of customers on hold. the company stopped all sales and exchange of the galaxy note 7. don dahler is following this. >> reporter: last tuesday kentucky resident michael klering woke up spot smell of smoke. >> look over and my phone's on fire. >> reporter: he traded in his first galaxy note 7 a week earlier. >> the phone is supposed to be the replacement, so you would have thought it was safe. it wasn't plugged in. it was just sitting there. >> reporter: last month samsung recalled 2.5 million galaxy note 7 phones to replace the lithium battery, however, the new batteries haven't
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industry from cnet. initially we thought it was a battery from a battery supplier. but these replacement phones have a battery from a different supplier, obviously the issue is something else. it may be the design of the battery, it may be something else, it may be a combination of issues. >> reporter: the latest incidents have forced samsung. in a statement to cbs news, the company said, "samsung will ask all retail partners to stop sales and exchanges of the investigation is taking place." >> this was a big, flag ship look at me phone with the curved edges and a screen as big as the biggest iphone. it was meant or the their big holiday push phone, and it's not going to be that. it's definitely not going to show up in a lot of stockings for christmas. >> reporter: the note 7 was samsung's biggest shot yet at apple after the unenthusiastic reception to the iphone 7. industry analysts say suspending
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had seven, and two of them were his grandmother. gq even posted a kenneth bone halloween costume kit. he's taking it all in fun. bone says, "i'm going as myself for halloween. it will be the best costume ever." as for when he will make up his mind about the election, bone says he'll do that right after the final debate next week. and that's the "cbs evening news" for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
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buck newton's law legalizing discrimination. a national embarrassment. it was my honor and my privilege to carry house bill 2 through the north carolina senate. and newton stands defiantly behind hb2. my opponent calls this buck's bill. i say, bring it on! buck newton is wrong for attorney general. we're better than this. i'm josh stein. i'm running for attorney general to protect our families and strengthen our communities.
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>> announcer: unconcerned about their suffering dog? >> scotty said, "there he is. he's dying. he has a chicken bone in his throat." >> judge judy: i find that hard to believe that you actually said that. you'd have to be lower than the lowest worm. >> announcer: so this neighbor paid to do what they wouldn't. >> judge judy: to have surgery to take out this chicken bone, which would've resulted in the puppy's death. >> she had the dog for four days. >> judge judy: i don't want you >> announcer: "judge judy." you are about to enter the courtroom of you are about to enter the courtroom of judge judith sheindlin. captions paid for by cbs television distribution shelly vick is suing her neighbor, katie morrison, for vet bills after she took katie's sick puppy to the vet. >> byrd: order! all rise! this is case number 555 on the calendar in the matter of vick vs. morrison.

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