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harry reid // (d) nevada: i want to make sure there's no complaints about the caucus being fair. i don't want anyone saying reid big-footed the caucus so i want the caucus to go forward. i want everybody to come out -- have a great caucus as we did 8 years ago. )) ((brian loftus)) both candidates will be back in las vegas tomorrow. they're taking part in a town hall meeting at the keep memory alive center downtown. for details, visit las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) > republican presidential candidates are focusing on south carolina today - just three days ahead of that state's primary. donald trump is far ahead in the polls, with the other candidates looking to come in second. cbs's craig boswell has the latest on the race from bluffton, south carolina. craig boswell: donald trump answered questions before 500 invited guests in bluffton, south carolina - and offered his 'get out and vote' message. (donald trump) "did you ever hear these politicians say, "it doesn't matter who you're voting for, but you must go and vote." i don't feel that way. just go and vote if you're going to vote for me." craig boswell: the latest quinnipiac poll shows trump ahead more than two-to- one over marco rubio and ted cruz. in beaufort, rubio called for the party to unite behind one
fighting with each other in september, we lose. so, we'll have a spirited primary, but it has to end at some point, and someone has to bring us together." craig boswell: furthest behind donald trump in the poll is jeb bush. he is holding three town hall meetings today to try to win over south carolina republicans. the former florida governor told voters to ask themselves a question. jeb bush: "who has the leadership skills that have been bested so that you know that person has the steady hand to deal with the challenges going forward?" craig boswell: ted cruz, marco rubio and ben carson will face off in a town hall tonight, with jeb bush, donald trump and john kasich doing the same tomorrow. craig boswell, cbs news, bluffton, south carolina. ((brian loftus)) the republican candidates are battling over south carolina's 50 delegates. they will then head out here to nevada. their caucus is tuesday./// ((brian loftus)) > 8 news now is your local election headquarters leading up to this weekend's caucuses.. and through the general election in november. you can find all the latest
at las vegas now dot com./// ((brian loftus)) > nevada rancher cliven bundy is behind bars... in oregon.. without bail. he's facing charges related to the 2014 standoff with the b-l-m in bunkerville. bundy was arrested in portland, on his way to the armed occupation at a federal wildlife refuge. a recent 8 news now story by vanessa murphy was submitted as evidence by the government that bundy has no plans of lying down to the federal government./// ((brian loftus)) > and lawyers for bundy's son, ammon, are requesting access to the refuge in order to process evidence. fbi investigators have been on the scene since saturday and believe it will take roughly three weeks to process everything. occupiers are said to have left behind weapons and explosives... and the f-b-i wants to eliminate any possible booby traps before granting access to the site. the government says bundy's lawyers will be allowed on site once it is given the all-clear./// ((brian loftus)) > southern nevada will soon get a big boost.. to help protect against terrorism. the department of homeland security is giving the las vegas
the money will go to terrorism prevention as well as response training for law enforcement and community groups. the funds are thanks to a grant from homeland security's urban area security initiative./// ((brian loftus)) > apple.. is facing off.. with the f-b-i. the reason the tech company is refusing.. to hack into a terrorist's device. > plus.. computers don't have to be expensive. the new device.. that costs only 9 dollars! ((sherry swensk)) > so far we've had a lot of blue sky... with some high clouds drifting through mainly in the north end of the valley. but the clouds will increase through the afternoon and so will the winds for the mountains.... where they have already been clocked above 40 mph. ............. finally, another pacific storm in rolling into california bringing wind, rain and snow. how much of it will be left for us? we'll take a look in your weather now forecast coming up!/// < > now nevada's first choice for
one of the areas that i've been particularly interested in is the area of children. we intend to be sure that everybody in this room and every child in this state is somebody. no matter where they're born, no matter to whom they are born. i want to make sure that every child has a chance to live up to his or her god-given potential. i've spent my life fighting for children, and i'm not stopping now. i'm hillary clinton,
attackers' but apple says it plans to fight the judge's order. mark albert is in washington, d.c. with more details mark albert/cbs news federal investigators say syed farook and tafsheen malik carefully planned their bloody rampage which killed 14 people in san bernardino. but the couple's whereabouts leading up to the attack and who they spoke with remains a mystery. james comey/fbi director/february 9, 2016) "we still have one of those killer's phones that we have not been able to open. it's been over two months now, we're still working on it" mark albert/cbs news now a federal judge has ordered apple to help the f-b-i hack into one of the shooters encrypted iphone. every iphone has an optional "auto erase" feature which erases the device if too many incorrect passwords are attempted. apple would have to figure out a way to disable that feature so investigators can attempt an unlimited number of passcodes in order to unlock the phone. in an online letter to its customers...apple ceo tim cook says "the us government has asked us for something we simply do not have, and something we consider too dangerous to
they have asked us to build a backdoor to the iphone." cook explained the problem with that in a 60 minutes interview with charlie rose last year. ( tim cook/apple ceo/courtesy: 60 minutes) "the reality is if you put a backdoor in, that backdoor is for everybody, the good guys and the bad guys. " mark albert/cbs news apple has five days to file an appeal... which could end up going all the way to the supreme court. mark albert for cbs news, washington. ((brian loftus)) > a california startup has created a computer.. that only costs 9 dollars. that's right.. 9 dollars. it may not look like much.. but "chip" can turn any television into a desktop computer. its creators wanted to design a cheaper computer for a toy camera.. but.. they ended up with one of the cheapest computers in the world. ((dave rauchwerk/creato r.people all over the world...have reached out and said, hey this is cheap enough for every one of my students to have one. )) ((brian loftus)) chip has its limitations.. but its creators say.. but its perfect for surfing the web or doing homework. chip sold 50 thousand computers in one month.. and 10 thousand more were pre- ordered in a single day.
ahead of their "rhythm and roots" residency which debuts tonight. they sang an oldie but goodie, "mayberry" along with their newest hit, "i like the sound of that" ... which is just a snippet of what you can expect at their second gig in town. the superstars are pretty funny guys.. we joked around about how they like to spend their time while in las vegas: (( jay: joe don goes to the spearmint rhino laughs joe don: jay drives me gary: just for the brunch.. they've gotta great brunch jay: ya they've got a great mac n cheese over there., they say it's home style. joe don: it's something we don't have in nashville so i wanna make sure i .. brian: the spearmint rhino is known for the homestyle mac.. gary: absolutely. it's got bacon on top )) ((brian loftus)) rascal flatts will play 9 shows for their "rhythm and roots" residency which kicks off tonight and runs through march 5th. barrett baber... a finalist on "the voice" will open for the band. tickets start at just 40 bucks .. if you'd like to purchase some, just head to las vegas now dot com.///
rascal flatts picked a perfect time to set up shop in las vegas. perfect time to set up shop in las vegas. the weather.. looks to be pretty beautiful las vegas. the weather.. looks to be pretty beautiful today.. and for the next few days. but sherry.. you say some strong winds could be in our future./// ((sherry swensk)) we've been waiting for a change in this stubborn springlike weather pattern... and finally we are seeing that today. .......... some high clouds have been spreading into southern nevada... and northern clark county... but they haven't held together very long as they shift to the
temps right now are near 70 degrees and on the way to maybe our warmest day of the year so far. winds are already blowing in areas of the spring mountains and out to boulder city and hoover dam. let's check temps outside the valley right now. .............. some 60s and plenty of warmer 70s in laughlin.... primm... pahrump. .................... we are reaching for our warmest day of the year at 80 degrees. we haven't seen 80 since the first couple of days of last november. 63 is normal. morning temps have been so mild - in the 50s - but those will
rolls our way. ............ gusty winds in the mountains today with a high wind warning and danerous driving conditions... with best chance of showers in the higher elevations. maybe some high elevation snow showers. ..... the valley could see a shower or just sprinkles because this quick-moving storm will not be able to saturate the air quickly enough to bring a lot of rain to the valley. ............. and breezy to gusty winds for the valley tomorrow will last through the day with cooler temps. lots of pink on the map indicating higher winds today and tomorrow. .......... high wind warning and wind advisory lasting until 4 p.m. thursday.... gusts to 40-plus in the
but more than 60 in the mountains. .......... the storm has some colder air and it is bringing some good snow to the sierra. maybe one to two feet by tomorrow. ......... we will cool to the upper 60s for just a day and then this system moves out and we're back to warmer 70s and plenty of sun for the weekend./// ((brian loftus)) > if you think you're being healthier by skipping the soda machine and going to starbucks... you may want to think again. a new study found some flavored coffee drinks can contain more sugar than soda. the group--- action on sugar-- analyzed 131 hot drinks from
((brian loftus)) > talk adults.. it's now marketing a car.. for kids. tesla created a mini model s. it's for kids aged 3 to 8.. and includes working headlines, a spacious interioir and a trunk. the car can reach six miles an hour. it costs 500 dollars is available for preorder.
the mini tesla is expected to ship in may./// ((brian loftus)) > that's all for 8 news now live at noon.. remember that 8 news now is always available at las vegas now dot com, facebook and twitter. have a great afternoon.///
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