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after last year's presidential election. prioritizing profits. a spokesperson said no user data was stolen and blamed a faulty configuration for the incident. >> good morning. the social media sites were largely back up and running after roughly six-hour outage. the situation hampered communications for businesses large and small and showed us how important facebook and subsidiaries are. >> facebook whistleblower
testifies before congress today. in prepared remarks, she said the company's leadership knows ways to make fd ebkn't make they before the people. >> what was good for the public and what was good for facebook. >> facebook has realized that if they change the algorithm to be safer, people will spend less time on the site, click on less ads and make less money. >> she made eight complaints after filing thousands of pages of research. >> facebook's own words, their own studies and surveys. >> the senator is eyeing stronger regulations. >> they've made no meaningful reforms. made no disclosure or commitment to really take any meaningful action. >> facebook said we've continued to make significant improvements to tackle the spread of misinformation and harmful
content to suggest we encourage bad content is not true. >> the company is good showing the could be tent is good for they've played down or disclosed at all the ways they are not >>ays after facebook, instagram and whatsapp were down for several hours. >> facebook fell with other big tech stocks sliding only 5% and report mark zuckerberg alone lost nearly $6 billion, anne marie. >> laura, thank you so much. today president biden will be in michigan. he'll rally democrats that remain divided over the price tag of the agenda. he's urging congress to raise the debt ceiling before the
deadline in 12 days but republicans are not on board. >> you don't want to help save the country, get out of the way so you don't industry it. >> they just want a bipartisan short cut around procedural hurdles they can clear on their own. they want to pivot right back to partisan spending as fast as possible. >> president biden warned retirement accounts could take a hit this week if the markets get spooked. we could learn the cause of a massive oil spill off the coast of southern california investigators are looking at whether a ship's anchor struck a pipeline on the ocean floor. more than 125,000 gallons of oil spilled. records show the coast guard received the first report more than 12 hours before the oil rig company reported the major
pipeline leak raising questions about the response time. we have more. >> reporter: operators of the pipeline believe they found the source of the leak as state and federal agencies have deployed more than 100 people to stop the spill from spoiling the california pristine beaches. one early theory is that the pipeline may have been punctured by the anchor of a passing ship. >> that is a possibility, yes. >> the processed poil. enough to fuel about 3,000 cars about 300 miles continues spraeding down the coast. >> we are in the midst of a disaster. >> residents reported smelling toxic fumes. some faulted the company, amplfy energy for not doing enough. >> we are not aware of anything friday night.
>> boats with skimmers are scooping out globs. >> they call it surf city but for a long time, they won't be any surfing or activities on the water. the shoreline will remain closed and could take months before it reopens. >> the parent company has received 125 noncompliance regulations by inspectors. this piet -- pipeline is inspected regularly. also at risk, a nearby wild life habitat home to 90 species of birds. you can see the barriers in place to contain the oil and contain any further damage to the marsh lands and the vulnerable birds that live in them. reporting from huntington beach this morning. an investigation after a deadly shooting on an amtrack train in tucson, arizona. >> this video shows a canine
officer running from the train as shots are fired at him. the shooting broke out as officers were doing a routine search for guns and drugs. one dea agent was killed. another in critical condition. an officer also wounded. passengers on the train ducked for cover. >> i hope he doesn't come off the train and come at everybody here. investigators were telling us to go farther that way. >> a second suspect was taken into custody. the suspected shooter was found dead on the train. former fda chief expects the delta variant to be the last big wave of the pandemic and it will end in the coming months. >> i think probably by thanksgiving, it has largely coursed its way through the u.s. so maybe by thanksgiving by the end of that, we'll see prevalence levels decline.
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those who cast votes approved a strike. seeking better pay, more rest periods, guaranteed meal breaks. actors including jane fonda, seth roggin and ben stiller have supported union members. reuters says an 81-year-old man is climbing scottish mountains for his sick wife. they moved to the remote corner of the scottish highlands more than 30 years ago after she was diagnosed with alzheimer's and needed 24/7 care. he was devastated. and needed something to cope. he set out to climb more than 300 scottish mountains. >> my wife got alzheimer's and when i couldn't look after her two years later, i had to get a challenge to refocus my life. it had to be a challenge that
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major indices ended with heavy losses fuelled by a tech sector draw down. losses in facebook after that outage and apple. the dow skidded some 323, the nasdaq down by 311. and the s&p 500 fell 56. new government numbers find e scooter and e bike injuries are on the rise. sending more than 190,000 people to the emergency room and at least 71 deaths reported. experts are advising people to wear a helmet and always check the ride for damages to avoid a potential crash. >> an out of this world way to inspire women. a barbie doll version of the italian astronaut has jetted off on a zero gravity flight. mattel and the astronaut worked
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he will join two others becoming the oldest person to ever go to space. tv news personality natalie morales is joining "the talk." >> we couldn't wait to share the >> she announced she was leaving nbc news last week to pursue a new adventure. >> i had an incredible relationship, almost as long as i have been married, which has been 23 years, at nbc news. i am excited to start this new adventure together. >> morales joins "the talk" next monday. coming up on cbs mornings, members of the rock band imagine dragons tells us about a new album.
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our top stories this morning, former facebook employee is expected to slam the company when she testifies before a senate panel today. francis haugen said facebook did little to stop misinformation accusing the company of prioritizing profits over public safety. we could learn the cause of a massive oil spill off the coast of southern california. investigators are looking into whether a ship's anchor hit a oil line on the ocean floor. more than 125,000 gallons of crude oil was leaked. a state of emergency was
declared in orange county. product shortages are impacting school lunches nationwide. one district in alabama is making sure no student goes hungry. >> we are looking for beef tips. it's one of our most popular menu items. >> at sam's club, casey had another daunting last minute grocery list. she needed 180 pounds of beef tip's, the next day's school lunch. >> it is not a solution to the problem. >> the problem is this food delivery truck. it is short again. way short. >> davies directs nutrition feeding about 8,000 kids. >> it appears there are cracks at all points in the supply chain. >> you make it up as you good. >> no doubt. >> a county wide issue and country wide one. in one survey,
97% of school nutrition programs worry about supply chain issues. cinnamon toast crunch lunch. one mother posted, this is unacceptable. >> casey had to buy 180 pound of beef roast. not beef tips. cost $1,500. that's all she could find to serve. >> are you sometimes surprised by what you have for lunch? >> yes. >> is it a good surprise or bad? >> in the middle. >> to help america's school systems struggling to serve meals. the ufrp usda is pumping in millions reimbursing these schools for the grocery store runs. >> if you knew how hard that was, you'd clean it up for me. >> at redland.
relief. today's menu is met. >> reporting from alabama. coming up, general stanley, form commander of forces in afghanistan talks about his new book, "risk, user's guide." and we'll meet one of the last neon masters. in hong kong responsible for the city's glow. and from imaginego mercury, act one, coming out. thank you for watching today. ♪