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for this wednesday. for some of you, the news continues. for others, check back with u a little later for "the morning news" and "cbs this morning." captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, july 31st, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." divided democrats. bernie sanders and elizabeth warren defend medicare for all during last night's democratic debate. how the moderate candidates fought back. setting off alarms. north korea reportedly fires two more ballistic missiles this morning, its second weapons test in less than a week. oh. garrett goes in there punching. this is not a good scene at all. >> and fists fly in a bench-clearing brawl.
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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. during last night's democratic presidential debate, candndidates showed they were divided over the issue of health care. senator bernie sanders and elizabeth warren defended medicare for all. it was the second round of debates in the battle for the democratic presidential nomination. tonight ten more presidential candidates will go head to head in detroit. they include vice president joe biden and senator kamala harris. laura podesta is in detroit. laura, last night, was there any candidate that really stood out the most? >> good morning, anne-marie. well, elizabeth warren and pete buttigieg both had a great night. they went head to head. buttigieg taking a more moderate stance.
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amy klobuchar, senator from minnesota, also was able to stand out from the crowd. >> they're not going to go along -- throw your hands up, but -- >> democrats clashed over health care last night in detroit. >> second of all -- >> you don't know that, bernie. >> we'll come to you in a second. >> i wrote the damn bill. >> senator bernie sanders and elizabeth warren, two of the more aggressive on stage, defended medicare for all. >> we're the democrats. we're not trying to take health care away from anyone. that's what the republicans are trying to do. we should stop use republicans' talking points. >> it used to be just republicans who wanted to repeal and replace. now many democrats do as well. >> that's disastrous. you might as well fedex the election to donald trump. >> many of the candidates promised they would take a more moderate stance to prevent the republicans from defining the race. >> it's true if we defend the far left agenda, they're going to say we're a bunch of crazy
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socialists. >> if you think any of this wonkiness is going to connect with this dark force, i >> some stress their electability in swing g states a way to break out in the crowded field. >> i can win in states like wisconsin and michigan and iowa. >> and then in texas this last year, traveling to every county, not writing anybody off, not taking anyone for granted -- >> and this may be the last time that some of these candidates are on the national debate stage. that's because next month's debate in houston has much stricter qualifications. right now only seven candidates are in. andrew yang's status is still up in the air. anne-marie? >> all right. laura podesta in detroit. thank you. overseas now where north korea reportedly fired two short-range ballistic missiles from the east coast this morning.
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that's according to south korea's military. this comes one week after north korea fired two short-range missiles in what was described as a solemn warning to south korea. last week's launch was the first by north korea since kim jong-un and president trump met in the dmz in june. back home, president's nominee for director of national intelligence is facing questions over his background. texas congressman john ratcliffe has touted his experience as a federal prosecutor working on terrorism cases as a qualification to become the nation's spy chief. but there appears to be little evidence to back up that claim. nancy cordes reports. >> john ratcliffe is a brilliant man. >> president trump defended his pick for director of national intelligence as democrats called him unqualified. >> he's the wrong man for this job. >> he's three-term congressman john ratcliffe who joined the house intelligence committee six months ago.
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his congressional bio claims he put terrorists in prison during the four years he was prosecutor and u.s. attorney for eastern texas, but his name does not appear in court documents for any terrorism-related cases. >> it appears the president is more interested in getting a loyalist than someone who will speak truth to power. >> ratcliffe was one of the president's fiercest defense da defend dants last week. >> he damn near shouldn't be below the law, which is where this report puts him. >> reporter: ratcliffe says he handled top secret, secret, and confidential national security information daily when he worked for the doj. >> i don't know him at all. >> do you think he has the qualifications for the job? >> i'd rather not address that until i've had a chance to meet him and discuss his background and qualifications. >> a surprisingly lukewarm response from the senate leader,
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especially when talking about a fellow republican lawmaker. the hesitation has to do with the fact that both parties have long believed that the national director of national intelligence needs to have deep expertise in intelligence matters. nancy cordes, s news, washington. an air force officer is denying allegations of sexual misconduct made by a former aide. david martin reports on why a u.s. senator who says she was raped while in the military is coming to hyten's defense. >> reporter: army koernl kathryn sples hoser testified before the senate armed services committee but had to sit silently in the office as general hyten
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she said at the time a criminal investigation found no evidence to substantiate the charge. >> general hyten was falsely accused. i accept that it's entirely possible that his accuser is a wounded soldier who believes what she is saying is true even if it's not. >> reporter: the most powerful voice in the room was former air force pilot now republican senator martha mcsally, herself a victim of sexual assault. >> sexual assault happens in the military. it just didn't happen in this case. >> reporter: mcsally stressed she was not just taking the word of a four-star general over that of a low ranking officer. >> to be clear, this wasn't a jump ball, not a he said/she said. the full truth was revealed in this process. the truth is that general hyten is innocent of these charges. >> i felt like i got sandbagged in there. >> reporter: after the hearing
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splet she said she was once again made the victim. >> what we saw in there today was a political expect cal done the expense of an innocent victim. >> reporter: the chairman of the committee says he has the votes to send hyten's name to the full senate for confirmation, but any senator who doesn't like the way this case was handled can still put a hold on the nomination. david martin, cbs news, the pentagon. the suspect in a deadly shooting at a walmart in mississippi remains in the hospital this morning charged with murder. police say 39-year-old martes avram shot and killed two co-workers yesterday morning. two others including a police officer were wounded. the suspect is described as a disgruntled worker who was recently suspended from walmart. witnesses describe the terrifying moments after shots rang out. >> everybody started running past me,ng gunshots, pow,
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pow, pow, pow. >> avram was shot twice during a confrontation with police. he was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery and he's expected to recover. investigators are uncovering new evidence t that they hope wl reveal why a gunman went on a deadly shooting rampage at the gilroy garlic festival in california. yesterday authorities found extremist materials while searched the home of santino william legan. he opened fire, killing three people. detectives have also begun looking through his social media and electronic devices. sources say it appears he went shopping moments before the shooting. >> in every single one of those cases, we've been able to retrieve video, and he was by himself. >> investigators are asking anyone who may have captured video with their cellphones to titinues to separate families at the border.
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...oh, but we are not done yet! here comes superfood wet with beef, salmon, and pumpkin. it's like a superfood sundae. and now garrett's on his way to the dugout and here we go. oh, garrett goes in punching. this is not a good scene at all. tempers boiled during a long-running feud between the pirates and the reds. cincinnati pitcher amir garrett charged the dugout throwing several punches. both benches emptied. one of the pla process of being traded to the cleveland indians when the fight broke out. four pirates and four reds were ejected. pittsburgh went on to win, 11-4. a new study has surprising news about your food delivery order, and there are reportedly more separations at the border.
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those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the san diego union tribune" reports the aclu admits the trump administration has separated more than 900 migrant children from their parents at the u.s./mexico border. that is despite an order by a federal judge last summer to end the practice. families can still be separated if a parent is charged with a crime, but the aclu says the administration is abusing their discretion as to what is an unfit parent or danger to children. the justice department did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "the indianapolis star" reports that the body of notorious gangster john dillinger is expected to be exhumed from an indiana cemet y cemetery. in 1934 dillinger was reportedly shot and killed by fbi agents
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outside of a theater in chicago. there have been conspiracy theories surrounding his death. some say it wasn't dillinger killed outside of that theater but instead a dub. the indiana state department of health accepted a question by his nephew to have the body exhumed in september and have it reburied. "variety" says cardi b canceled a concert in p indianapolis last night less than an hour before her show over a security threat. the concert has been rescheduled for september 11th. fans were certainly disappointed. >> i took off from work. i had to pay for a room. >> i hope to see her one day, but probably not september 11th. just saying. >> the indianapolis police department said the threat was unverified and there was no immediate threat to public safety. and "people" reports a study reveals that one in four delivery drivers admit to tasting the food that's delivered to customers.
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the survey surveyed customers and drivers from popular delivery apps including uber eats, grubhub, and doordash. not only did drivers admit to tasting food but 21% of customers say they suspected it. one new york city driver said he would never sample the food >> i've always considered imagine this was me getting my food. would i want somebody's dirty fingers where i don't know they've been touching the food that i'm supposed to be eating. >> the study found that 85% of customers said they wanted restaurants to use tamper-evident seals on food to prevent drivers from digging in. still to come, the high cost of dating. the surprising reveal on why some millennials are saying they're delaying romance. ro rapid wrinkle repair's derm-proven retinol works so fast, it takes only one week to reveal younger looking skin.
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companies are reporting todayela the dow lost 23 points, the s&p 500 dropped 7 points, and the nasdaq dropped 17 points. capital one is facing a lawsuit over a breach of customers. the lawsuit seeking class action status was filed by a connecticut resident who said he's a capital one credit card customer whose personal information was compromised. capital one said the breach compromised about 140,000 u.s. social security numbers and 80,000 bank account numbers. quality inn is ditching its tiny toiletries for the good of the environmentalist. hote arewitching to bulk sers, refillablle der attic
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e transion is expected to be complete by 2021. the move is an effort to keep plastic waste out of the ocean. aating has gotten too expensive. a new singles in america survey found their financial state reflects on their ability to find a relationship. the study also revealed 21% of singles say they need to reach a certain income level to pursue a relationship. and a potential partner's financial situation has held them back from pursuing a relationship. anne-marie? >> go for a coffee or something, right? five bucks. that doesn't cost very much. >> there's a lot of cheaper and free stuff to do in the summer. look for that stuff. >> learn to cook at home. but then again, i was dating before you were swiping left and right. i really don't know what it's about now. >> different times. >> exactly. diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much, diane. >> you've got it. you know where they haven't found a problem finding love?
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. there is a baby boom going on at a kansas city hospital. at one time this year, 36 nurses who work in the neonatal intensive care unit at children's hospital were pregnant. so far there have been 21 deliveries, 19 boys and two girls. the nurses help save the lives of critically ill infants. >> i think being a mom has given me a whole new perspective, and now when i take care of a baby, i know what that mom and dad feel like, and this baby is their whole world. >> not only has there been nonstop baby showers, but the
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democratic debate. last night bernie sanders and elizabeth warren defended medicare for all. some moderate candidates say the plans are too far to the left. tonight ten more presidential democratic candidates are expected to teenage the stage in detroit. they include front-runner joe biden and senator kamala harris. kids in cars, so far this year at least 24 children have died after being left in hot cars. lisa mateo looks at some solutions to prevent the tragedy.
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>> reporter: juan rodriguez broke down in court as he pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in criminally negligent homicide charges. he went to work friday and forgot his 1-year-old twins in the back seat. he found them nearly eight hours lauter. >> my client is inconsolable. he's beside himself in grief. >> reporter: on monday a 2-year-old died after being left in a van outside this day care in florida. it's a tragedy that happens often, whether it's 70 degrees or 90 outside. the temperature inside a closed car can jump more than 30 degrees in just 30 minutes. >> little children don't have to die this way. >> jeanette fennel with kids in cars.org reminds parents they can put something in the back seat. >> how can we not say saving a life of a precious child is not of paramount importance. >> reporter: safety advocates is
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pushing for the hot car act which would require all cars to adopt a similar technology. while lawmakers consider the legislation -- >> this hang tag can go right over your mirror. >> reporter: -- hannah rhudy has a low-tech two-tag solution. >> when you're in the car, you say baby in, when you get out, baby out. >> reporter: two children died in her town last year. now she's teaming up with local law enforcement to distribute the tags. >> kids are our future, and we need to make sure they're safe. >> reporter: she hopes her invention will do just t lisa mateo, cbs news, new york. coming up only on "cbs this morning," we talk to "vanity fair's" editor in chief radhika jones about her magazine's investigation into a college admissions scandal and a leak of possible fraudulent applications. she shares how a guidance counselor sounded the alarm before the story broke this year.
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plus in our "morning rounds," an alarming new study that shows an increase on binge drinking among a certain group of americans. dr. tara narula looks at the possible dangers. and in our summer series, "american wonders," we'll take you to the so-called enchanted highway. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ws" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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it is wednesday, july 31. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm anne makovec. and he has the morning off. let's get to darren peck. smooth sent the mark. little bit of rain later out there for the bay and maybe some in the north bay valley. you can see the bay bridge no problem. it is not like there is a thick layer of fog. 60 in oakland. 60 in concord. 61 in san francisco. we go to 66 in the city today and as we look across the bay area, 89 is as high as it is going for inland spots. it will get warmer by the end of the week, but it will not be a big-time warm-up. here we go, enjoying another

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