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20/09/2019

Trump to hear military options on Iran as Saudis show oil site damage

Last Updated Sep 20, 2019 11:50 AM EDT Khurais, Saudi Arabia — President Trump was to be presented Friday with military options for potential retaliatory action against Iran for its alleged role in the attack on Saudi oil facilities over the weekend, U.S. officials have told CBS News. When he initially discussed options to respond to the drone and missile attack on two Saudi oil sites earlier this week, Mr. Trump insisted Saudi Arabia would have to contribute to any retaliatory strike. He was to meet again on Friday afternoon with his national security team to discuss the options.CBS News...
19/09/2019

"We want to give back": Brothers who own candle company donate to homeless shelters

Indian Head, Maryland — At a Maryland farmers market, the Gill brothers are selling their own homemade candles. Austin, 8, pushes his favorite."To me, it smells like watermelon bubble gum," he said. Two years ago, Austin and his brothers Collin, 13, and Ryan, 11, were looking for a way to make some pocket money. They had never thought about candles before it was time to make a business. Austin and Ryan Gill CBS News They call their company Frères Branchiaux, which means "Gill brothers" in French, and they decided not to keep all the earnings for themselves. They now donate...
18/09/2019

Woman suing Lyft after alleged sexual assault says the company treated her "callously"

A woman who says she was kidnapped and raped during a Lyft ride in New York City in 2017 said the company denied what happened to her when she first reported it. Alison Turkos spoke to CBS News correspondent Nikki Battiste about her ordeal."The minute that the gun gets pulled, it's so close to my face," Turkos said. "The first thought that came to my mind is that I'm not going to get home safe and I'm probably not going to get home alive."Turkos said she called Lyft within 24 hours of the attack. "Their first response is that this...

18/09/2019

Children separated from families at the border could suffer long-term health issues

Immigrant children separated from their parents at the border could be dealing with the impact of their trauma for years to come. Under the Trump administration, it's estimated that thousands of children were separated from their parents. American Civil Liberties Union attorney Lee Gelernt told CBS News he expects that total to top 6,000. In a congressional hearing Wednesday, Ann Maxwell, the Assistant Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), said 911 children have been separated in the last year. Academy of Pediatrics spokesperson Dr. Lanre Falusi has seen immigrant patients through her affiliation at...
18/09/2019

Scientific breakthrough may eventually allow many blind people to see

A scientific breakthrough may eventually allow many blind people to see. A handful of volunteers are already seeing the promise of a new device, about 18 months into a five-year clinical study.One of those volunteers is Jason Esterhuizen. The South African lost his sight in a car accident when he was 23 years old."Lost control of the car," Esterhuizen said. "The car hit the curve and I just hit the steering wheel and the window and went out the sunroof."Injuries from the crash left Esterhuizen in a world of total darkness. "I think in the first couple of years of...
18/09/2019

Ties to Trump and U.S. loom large in tight Israeli election battle

With nearly all of the votes counted in Israel's parliamentary elections, Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger appear tied on Wednesday. Netanyahu campaigned on his close relationship with President Trump and the United States, touting policy wins like the U.S. moving its embassy to Jerusalem. Netanyahu has been a close ally to Mr. Trump, and it wasn't clear how the election results might complicate, or further delay, the unveiling of the White House's much-touted plan for Middle East peace. The Israeli incumbent has put his close relationship with Mr. Trump — and the vital U.S.-Israel security alliance — front and...

17/09/2019

"We want our money back": Small business owners scrambling after MyPayrollHR closure

Small business owners were left scrambling after the sudden closure of a popular payroll company, called MyPayrollHR, and the millions of dollars that disappeared with it. FBI agents on Monday raided CEO Michael Mann's upstate New York home in a search for answers about what happened. No arrests were made. The Hometown Diner in Rindge, New Hampshire, is closed on Tuesdays. It's the day owner Bonnie Rosengrant pays her 23 employees. This week, for the first time in 10 days, she was able to do that."It was very hard because I know a lot of employees are paycheck to paycheck,"...
17/09/2019

U.S. official says drone and missile attack on Saudi Arabia was launched from Iran

Last Updated Sep 17, 2019 11:50 AM EDT The United States has identified the exact locations in Iran from which a combination of more than 20 drones and cruise missiles were launched against Saudi oil facilities over the weekend, a senior U.S. official told CBS News national security correspondent David Martin on Tuesday. The official said the locations are in southern Iran, at the northern end of the Persian Gulf. Saudi Arabia's air defenses have been aimed south for months, to protect against missile attacks launched by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, so they were useless against the missiles and...
17/09/2019

ISIS suspects in overcrowded Syrian prison tell CBS News they're Americans

Last Updated Sep 17, 2019 7:44 AM EDT Northern Syria — A U.S.-backed Syrian militia running a prison packed with thousands of alleged ISIS fighters is struggling to keep control of the detainees. The prisoners want to return to their home countries, and their jailers warn that if something isn't done to relieve the burden, the accused terrorists could end up back in the fight.The militia let CBS News correspondent Holly Williams and her team inside the high security prison in northeast Syria — the first time a television camera has been allowed in. They wouldn't even permit video showing...

16/09/2019

Immigrants wait for hearings in "tent courts" along the southern U.S. border

Brownsville, Texas — Tents are now being used as courthouses along the southern border, as a backlog of immigrants seek asylum in the U.S. The Trump administration could spend up to $155 million dollars on a tent facility in Brownsville and one in Laredo, hoping it will ease the immigration backlog that is close to hitting 1 million cases.There are 66 mini courtrooms in Brownsville that are connected to judges across the country via video conferencing. Thousands of asylum-seekers are now waiting across the Rio Grande river in Matamoros, Mexico. Immigration attorneys are now traveling into Mexico to help prepare...
15/09/2019

Afghanistan and U.S. troops claim to have killed at least 38 Taliban fighters

On Sunday, Afghan forces with the help of the U.S. said that they killed 38 Taliban fighters — including two senior commanders. Fighting has ramped up since President Trump declared peace talks dead, though the Taliban says "lines of communication are still open."CBS News met Afghan Defense Minister Asadullah Khalid in Kabul, who said the U.S. and Afghanistan are taking the fight to the Taliban.The Taliban said it's still open to dialogue with the U.S. Until then, it's war with an intensity one general described as "unprecedented."Khalid is the point man for U.S. General Scott Miller, the commander of the...
15/09/2019

American kids with money and privilege are more likely to binge drink

Watch the CBSN Originals documentary "Drinking Culture: American Kids and the Danger of Being Cool" in the video player above. The full-hour special premieres on CBSN Sunday, September 15, at 8 p.m., 11 p.m., and 2 a.m. ET.In America, there are a number of epidemics endangering our kids. Some, like opioids and vaping, are relatively new. Others, like binge drinking, have been around for decades, but the nature of the crisis has evolved.Binge drinking has become normalized among American high school and college students to an extent that would shock many parents. The new CBSN Originals documentary, "Drinking Culture: American...