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"Show accepting boats, motorcycles, RV's and real estate donations. You're never more than fifteen minutes from the big stories on WCBS. Good evening. I'm Maria Garcia, and here are three things. Now at eleven forty five one the death toll is now at twelve has Florence continues crawling across the Carolinas the rain and flooding continues officials say the life threatening conditions from the storm are far from over to President Trump tweeting his sympathies and condolences for victims of Florence in a tweet this evening. The president mentioned the deaths recorded so far in the storms. Wake and extended his deepest sympathies to the families and friends of the victims and three we know now that former Trump campaign manager, Paul Manafort has taken a plea deal and is cooperating with a special counsel's investigation. The deal came just days before Manafort was set to face a second trial. CBS news correspondent Errol Barnett reports on Manafort reversal of strategy over the last few months. President Trump repeatedly defended the car. The man chosen to chair his election efforts while the mentoring the existence of the special counsel probe late Friday echoing that sentiment telling the Wall Street Journal, quote, I got hit with an audit official witch hunt. That should never have happened reversing his previous claim Manafort would not flip attorney Kevin downing said Friday manafort's wife and two daughters were at the center of his decision to share what he knows as part of the deal Manafort agreed to surrender several properties. He owns to the feds, including four properties right here in New York City. Federal prosecutors in New York are now considering criminal charges against former Obama White House counsel, Greg Craig as part as of their investigation into whether he failed to register as a foreign agent. The charges are linked to the metaphor probe an attorney for Craig told CNN that his client was not required to register under the foreign agent registration act. The US attorney's office for the southern district is also. Considering action against the law firm skating Arp slate Meagher and Flom or Craig was a partner during the period being investigated secretary of state Mike Pompeo, accusing his predecessor John Kerry of quote, actively undermining US policy on Iran by holding meetings with Iranian Foreign Minister since leaving office. This is a former secretary of state engaged with the world's largest state sponsor of terror, and according to him. You have to take my word for it. He these are his answers. He was talking. He was telling them to wait out this administration. Meetings between a private US citizen and foreign official are not necessarily a violation of federal regulations on HBO's real time with Bill Maher Friday night Kerry was upfront about the meeting saying there is nothing unusual about he added that former secretary state Harry Kissinger, Henry Kissinger had been traveling to Russia and China over forty years and the conversation President Trump should be worried about is the one Paul Manafort will be having soon with Robert Muller. WBZ news time eleven forty eight.."