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scientists warn the zika virus could become a pandemic. and why niagara falls could be reduced to a trickle. but we begin with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. you are a deal maker. make a difference. >> you're making a big mistake. >> trump's feud took center stage. >> i was not treated well by fox.
ridiculous pr statement. >> donald is a fragile soul. >> he apparently is not going to come to the debate. although i have a $20 bet he'll show up. >> i'm still standing. >> bernie sanders and hillary clinton in a dead heat in iowa. >> if there is a large voter turnout, we're going to win. >> three men arrested in that wildlife refuge in oregon. >> scientists believe the zika virus has the potential to become a pandemic. the world health organization is called on to meet. >> american airlines had to make an emergency landing when people fell ill. >> two people were inside the chopper when the engine lost power. >> i watched the propellers actually stop. >> widespread tornado damage. the twister lifted vehicles. >> i was driving, all of a sudden i felt i was up in the a ir. >> we look at the capture of el chapo guzman from a video
>> all that -- >> a handcuffed suspect steals a car while the trooper searched his car for marijuana. >> if you break out in new hampshire, you think you could go all the way? >> i do. organizers in south carolina, nevada -- >> you'll break out? >> i probably will cry for a little while. >> and all that matters -- >> what's your super bowl pick broncos or panthers? >> i think it's a great story for peyton manning, but carolina looks tough. this is going to be a close one. >> on "cbs this morning." >> people are very upset because there's going to be a new movie. and in that movie michael jackson is going to be played by a british white man. the producer said we didn't want to cast a white man, but we'd like to get nominated for an oscar. so you do what you got to do. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. places! welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump says his mind
last republican debate before monday' iowa caucuses. trump calls his boycott of tonight's fox news debate an eye for an eye. he plans a campaign event. while seven of his republican rivals share the stage in prime time. >> a new poll out this morning shows 32% of likely republican voters in iowa support trump. ted cruz is in second place with 25%. only one other candidate, marco rubio, is in double digits. major garrett is in des moines where crews take center stage for the first time in a debate. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the boycott and art of the deal maneuver is playing out hour-by-hour. the fox and trump camps continue to negotiate, but, for now, the gop front-runner has an event scheduled across town at drake university at the same time as the debate. the purported purpose? to raise funds for veterans organizations. trump's republican rivals either don't buy it or find it farcical. >> i got a fair question for
>> reporter: in south carolina wednesday, donald trump portrayed his boycott of the debate his textbook negotiating ploy. >> i was not treated fairly. you know that? does everybody agree with that? you know in life, when with i fight with you, i'm fighting the same way. you have to be treated fairly. >> reporter: ted cruz dropping in some polls but betting on a ground game in iowa said trump is a coward. >> not that he is afraid of me. he is afraid of you. >> reporter: cruz who will likely become the number one debate target tonight proposed a final time and place for a debate with trump. >> how about the two of us in a one-on-one debate mano-mano? >> we have a venue, we have a time. all we are missing is a candidate. >> fox's prime time king bill o'reilly urged trump to reconsider. >> here is it is what. >> bill, let me tell you. you're taking this much more seriously than i am. >> who is? i want you to consider, all
think about it. say, look. i might come back. forgive. go forward. >> i don't like being taken advantage of. in this case, i was being taken advantage of by fox. >> reporter: trump simplified his tactics in terms familiar to his supporters. >> if i'm representing the country as president, i won't let our country, because it's a personality trait. i'm not going to let our country be taken advantage of. >> reporter: trump's gop rivals frustrated at being frozen out of another media moment, fumed. >> i got a 20 dollar debate he'll show up. >> i went up a couple of points, i would say. >> interesting side show. greatest show on earth! this is not a show. >> reporter: a super pac supporting ted cruz is offering to put up $1.5 million if he accepts the texas senator's debate challenge. two organizations said they will not accept any donations from trump's event here tonight. >> thanks, major.
strassel is with us and writes a column that appears weekly in the newspaper and please to have you. welcome. >> nice to be here. >> could this be a big mistake for donald trump? >> i think it is. this is the key moment for iowa voters. they are tuned in. they are paying a lot of attention to this one debate, because by the way, the rnc cut back on the number of debates so there is a lot of focus on this one. we know 4 out of 10 of those voters still say they could change their mind. donald trump is going to be up on that stage and all of his competitors as you can see, are going to be leveling charges at him and he will be not be there. >> do you there is an empty chair? >> i think a possibility. >> fox and rnc said they won't have an empty podium there. do you think as karl rove made the point in "wall street journal" today it could be enough to blow his lead, that it is a small enough lead in iowa that can could be the margin of difference? >> the problem is we don't really know what his lead is. the number one question that everyone has out there in iowa is how devoted are donald's
are they devoted celebrity watchers? the kinds that will stand in line five hours to get a ticket or the kind of people go out on a cold night to a caucus and those could be very different people. >> you believe big turnout numbers at these rallies doesn't translate into the votes at the end of the day? >> that's what nobody knows. in the past, you can have about 120,000 people who are regular caucus go-ers to the republican caucus. registration has not necessarily changed a lot in iowa. so has donald trump actually taken some of those voters or not? >> could marco rubio benefit from all of this? >> he has been very strategic. he was a big believer that you can peak too early in iowa so he has saved all of his fire power the past week and polls are coming out showing he is moving up. >> he has the endorsement of the "des moines register." and sioux falls newspaper as well and campaigning with joni ernest.
>> "the new york times" makes the point that the fight is between the leading republicans and roger ailes of fox news network. what do you make of that and trump appeared with o'reilly last night and one of their biggest stars begged him to reconsider? >> i think the toughest thing for the media you want a donald trump on, good for your ratings, but, you know, at the same time, republicans love to bash on the media. >> but is this donald trump taking on fox? because he thinks fox has too much power? >> it could be. but it also just could be because most republicans think it plays to tell their voters that the media is bad. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> certainly still more to come. kim strassel, thank you for joining us at the table this morning. washington's biggest newspaper is blasting bernie sanders this morning. "the washington post" editorial says the democratic candidate is running a, quote, fiction-filled campaign. it labels the vermont senator as not a brave truth-teller and a
sanders and hillary clinton are making campaign stops today ifn iowa today and nancy cordes is there. good morning, nancy. >> reporter: good morning. that editorial primarily took issue with sanders plans to dramatically expand government. they say he has not adequately explained how he would pay for all of that. it's the same case clinton has been making, but it doesn't seem to bother his supporters. another thousand of them showed up for him last night. >> i give you bernie sanders. >> reporter: stumping with susan sarandon in mason city, sanders blasted clinton for leaving the state. >> my opponent is not in iowa tonight. she is raising money from a philadelphia investment firm. frankly, i would rather be here with you. >> reporter: sanders had just returned from his own trip to washington for a 45-minute
>> we talked about the mexican issues. we talked about foreign policy. we talked about politics just a little bit. >> reporter: what kind of politics? >> the president knows something about iowa. >> reporter: earlier at a bowling alley in adele, iowa, clinton argued she is best to equip the president's gains especially when it comes to obamacare. >> if they get a republican president, it will be gone and the first week. >> reporter: in mason city, her husband insisted she's a transformative candidate. >> there is only one person who is a proven change maker. who is the change maker here? she is a walking, breathing change agent and she a born change maker and everything she touched, she made better. >> reporter: that is the case zoe wagner is making between now and caucus night. the high school junior is a beaverdale. are you old enough to vote? >> no. i'm 20 days too young to vote. >> reporter: you can still be a
>> yeah. that is the cool thing. even though i can't be there to stand in her corner on caucus night, i can help in other ways. >> reporter: the democrats are still locked in their own debate fight over whether to hold another one in new hampshire next week. sanders is playing hardball saying he will only participate in clinton agrees to three more debates, in march, april, and may. gayle, he wants as many chances to be head-to-head with her on stage as possible. >> we will see how it turns out. thank you, nancy. cbs news will bring you a debate with the republican candidates next month from south carolina. you can see i the cdc this weekend adds new areas to its travel advisory
areas where the mosquito virus is spreading. ten cases have been reported this month. we have the director. he took part in a briefing with president obama on the zika threat. he's with us from washington. good morning. >> good morning. >> we now have over 4,000 suspected cases of babies born with baby defects in brazil. i think the question everyone is asking is could this affect the united states? >> we do not believe that there will be a major outbreak of zika in the united states. we don't want to be cavalier about it. we want to take it very seriously, but if zika acts like the other types of viruses that are mosquito born that we had experience with like chikungunya and dengue, it could be controlled with mosquito control. hopefully we will not see
we have to be vigilant but we do not expect a major outbreak in the united states despite the fact there's considerable problems in brazil with the widespread outbreak of zika. >> what is the urgent response that is necessary at this moment? >> well, right now the urgent response is really vector control. namely to make sure that the mosquito vectors really are controlled. and you can do that by eliminating them with insecticides. what we spoke to president obama about was the countermeasures, better diagnostics. the development of vaccines. being able to understand the disease better. >> let me ask you, doctor, i know this is overwhelmingly spread by mosquitoes but the cdc has said there is one case spread by other means. are you concerned by that? >> we do not believe there are major ways of spreading this apart from mosquito bites. the considerable thing we're
aware is the decelerating in pregnant which who get infected while they are pregnant. that's the reason why the cdc has come out with the guideline of telling pregnant women or women who might be pregnant to avoid unless absolutely necessary travel to those regions where you have the local spread and the outbreak of zika. >> important information. thank you so much. >> you're quite welcome. you're quite welcome. three more members of an armed group who took over a federal wildlife refuge in oregon are in custody and their surrender came as their leader bundy urged the followers to end the occupation. he made a court appearance wednesday in portland. bundy said in a statement, quote, please stand down. go home and hug your families. this fight is ours for now in the courts. in all 11 members of the group have been arrested and face felony charges. some holdouts remain inside the
oregon. >> reporter: locals here want the occupation to end as soon as possible. even after the arrest and death of one man, as many as ten anti-government protesters remain hunkered down and vowing to make a last stand. >> this is a free for all armageddon! >> reporter: that is the message from one man still inside the malheur wildlife refuge and he is calling for reinforcement. >> they stop you from getting here! kill them! >> reporter: he and others are refusing to end the armed occupation which began as a protest over federal land ownership. this, even as their jailed leader, ammon bundy, urges them to go home. >> in bundy wants everybody to others were arrested tuesday when law enforcement stopped them on a road about 20 miles from the compound. bundy's brother ryan was injured
lavoy finicum was killed and he had recently told reporters he would rather died than be caged. >> i'm going to not spend my days in a cell. >> reporter: supporters are calling him a martyr. clive bundy -- >> she said they cold blooded shot him and she figures at least six times. three or four of the times after he was on the ground dead. >> reporter: but authorities put the bame squarely on the protesters. >> let me be clear. it is the actions and choices of the armed occupiers of the refuge that has led us to where we are today. >> reporter: 11 people, including bundy, now face felony charges of conspiracy to impede officers of the united states through the use of force, intimidation, or threats. >> this can't happen any more. this can't happen in america and it can't happen in harney county. >> reporter: the fbi has blocked off all roads into the wildlife refuge and the federal criminal
occupiers are believed to have had explosives inside their compound. >> wow. carter, thank you very much. our cbs news investigation into the wounded warrior project is sparking strong reactions. former employees told us that the charity spent lavishly while not always delivering enough help to veterans. now a branch of the u.s. military is weighing in. the acting secretary of the army tells cbs news we need to make sure no soldier falls through the cracks when our ethos is we leave no one behind. it is our sincere hope that any organization dedicated to our veterans conducts themselves in a manner worthy of their service and sacrifice. >> we have also heard from the tough mutter company which partners with a charity to organize military-style endurance races around the world. they told us, quote, we recently put our partnership with the wounded warrior project under review and we are now in the process of evaluating our charity partners for future event. the wounded warrior project has strongly rejected several of the claims made in our report. its ceo has declined multiple
five people are in custody this morning in connection with a southern california jail break that gained national attention. the orange county sheriff is not describing their link to the escapees. she says the prisoners got help and none of those in cust did are jail employees. the three inmates have been on the run for almost a week. they were gone about 16 hours before guards noticed. more than 250 officers are searching for them. the reward is $200,000. south florida is cleaning up this morning from the damage from a tornado outside ft. lauderdale. the ef-1 twister touched down yesterday with winds up to 100 miles per hour it tore down trees and damaged roofs. the storm tossed cars in the parking lots and caused several crashes along the florida turnpike. winds picked up one vehicle from the southbound lane and dropped it in the northbound lane! at least one person was reported hurt.
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will be another day of melting with highs near 40 and sunshine for much of the day. warmer 40s will arrive friday and stick with us through the weekend. next week looks very wintry with snow and wind through mid-week followed
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making a flavor for each of them. we are bernie is yearningy, why not martin o'mallomar? hillary is whatever flavor you want this to be. how about jeb bush's double vanilla. again. for some strange reason, it is still bright organic for donald >> very clever. very clever. >> some of these jokes just colbert. welcome back to "cbs this morning."
about michael jackson is sparking controversy over choosing a white actor who was chosen to play the iconic pop star. why the actor says he was surprised to be cast in this call. a transatlanta flight hours into the journey, how passengers helped the victim and why the pilot returned to london instead of diverting to the nearest airport. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" says president obama will take the first step today in a moonshot effort to cure cancer. he will sign a presidential memo to create a task force. vice president biden will be appointed to lead it. "wall street journal" reports on a lab run by the blood testing company seranos and found jeopardy for patient health. in november they found deficient practices and they have a plan to fix the problem next month or face losing certification.
submitted within days. a huge fourth quarter earnings for facebook that doubled to 1.5 billion and the first time facebook posted more than a billion dollars in quarterly profit. mobile ads made up of 80% of total ad revenue. st. louis post dispatch reports the city of ferguson reached a tentative deal with the justice department on reforms and they would contain control of their police and municipal court. the plan requires extensive additional training for officers and requires them to wear working body cameras. ferguson council will vote on the proposal february 9th. the news and observer in raleigh reports duke university is now permitting its 18 sororities to hold some events following the hostile waking of a student. a sorority member was sent to the hospital in critical condition but is expected to
backlash over a white actor playing michael jackson. british actor joseph fiennes is cast for a new movie for british tv. vladimir duthiers is here with how this is adding fuel to the debate in the diversity in the entertainment industry. >> reporter: when the oscars win a second straight year without nominating a person of color for a major acting award it sparked widespread criticism. now comes the choice to have a legendary black entertainer blade by a white actor. >> reporter: joseph fiennes has been tasked to play michael jackson in a tv movie. fiennes is best known for
"shakespeare in love." he admitted he was surprised when he was committed to the role. >> i'm as shocked as you might be. >> reporter: he spoke with our partners at entertainment tonight. >> he had a pigmentation issue. he was closer to my color than original color. tvs not malicious. it's endearing. the more i looked at michael, because it's great for an actor to have so much to copy and look at. the more i fell in love with him. >> reporter: the decision has raised eyebrows by those both confused and upset by the casting. it also comes at a time when the scarcity for roles for actors is under scrutiny. in 1993 jackson spoke to oprah winfrey about a rumor involving jackson wanting to be portrayed by a white actor in a commercial.
wanting to have a little white boy play you in a pepsi commercial. >> that is so stupid. that's the most ridiculous, horrifying story i've ever heard. it's crazy. i mean, why? number one, it's my face in the commercial. me when i was little. why would i want a white child to play me? i'm a black american. i'm proud to be a black american. >> reporter: this isn't the first time the choice of actor has sparked controversy across racial ties. emma stone was chosen to play a part asian character. this has happened many times. john wayne playing genghis khan. natalie wood. rita moreno. even mickey rooney played a bad stereotype of a chinese man. these are movies people love, iconic roles.
>> surprised, but i'm not insulted by it. when you look at michael jackson, he did have very white features at the time he left this earth. people said he looked like a white person. i'm not outraged by this. i want to know can he dance. that's the big one. >> can he moonwalk? >> yeah. does he have the moves. >> thank you, vlad. nice to see you. you. americanairlines this morning is investigating a mystery illness on a transatlantic airliner. at least six people became sick wednesday on flight 109 from london to los angeles. witnesses say the jet turned around after a passenger and flight attendant fainted. kris van cleave in washington shows us how one passenger called the fly surreal. >> reporter: passengers said it was a routine ten-hour flight and two and a half hours after the plane took off, the crew
board. >> it was probably as tense as anyone wants to be 30,000 feet in the air. >> reporter: eric winter was one of 172 passengers on american's flight 109. >> i saw an older gentleman. , you know, unfortunately he had thrown up all over himself. >> reporter: british boy band race the horizon was also on board and says a flight attendant collapsed in the aisle. >> it was just a shock, really. like, she was walking down the aisle and i don't know. she just started faint in front of me. >> reporter: the 40-year-old boeing 777 departed from london to los angeles. once in the air two passengers and several flight attendants complained of light-headedness and according to witnesses two people appeared to faint. they say a medical student and doctor volunteered to help. >> they owned that cabin and made sure everyone was as safe or as comfortable as they needed to be. >> reporter: according to maps,
around miles from iceland's largest international airport. >> the pilot came on and spoke to everyone and said, listen, the three of us are safe up front, we have zero problems, we are taking us back to london. >> reporter: teams of first responders, including a hazmat unit, met the aircraft at the gate. london's ambulance service says it treated and released six patients at the scene who were not feeling well. winter commended the pilots and crew for their professionalism. >> in the absence of information, your mind can go crazy. but i think they did a tremendous job. they communicated to us every step of the way and here we are, we are sitting on the ground and we are fine. >> reporter: american says hazmat team did check the entire plane and all of the luggage. maintenance crews also inspected the entire aircraft. so far, no sign anything was wrong but the plane is being thoroughly cleaned. the decision to return to london instead of diverting to iceland would be up to the captain.
passengers. >> that was a very scary scene up in the air. thank you, kris. going with the flow at niagara falls could mean a big detour. also showed you how the repairs may sidetrack the mighty land mark. >> it's nice to hear repair pronounced both ways. >> if you're heading out the door, guess what. take us with you and watch us live through the app on your digital device. how barbie is getting a big makeover.
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you know, when you see and you hear these roaring falls behind me, it's hard to imagine that engineers could divert this much water. this is only 15% of the water. the canadian side has 85% of it. this plan could affect that side as well. it's a view that will take your breath away. more than 750,000 gallons of water gush over
the edge every second. but for the tourists who come to see niagara falls every year, it could be a surprise. >> the attraction, the american falls has to be turned off. but even for a short period of time. >> reporter: yes, turned off. the new york state parks department wants to divert the niagara river to the canadian side so it can replace two bridges. they've been closed to the public since 2004 rotted and rusted from a century next to the falls. >> either we replace them, or they're going to crumble into
if we crumble into the river, we're going to have a mess to clean up. >> reporter: it would make the side nonexistent while the canadian side will become more intense. it could lead to more visitors seeking a once in a lifetime opportunity. >> for us to really build a successful, strategic, and directed marketing campaign around this activity. >> reporter: but this isn't the first time the iconic falls have stopped flowing. in 1969, the u.s. army corps of engineered diverted water away from the falls for months to study erosion. the temporary dam was removed along with millions of coins people had tossed in. and being in upstate new york, they can freeze during the winter or appear to. in 2014 and 2015 during the poe lor vortex, huge ice formations developed but underneath the
waterings were rushing. >> this is such a beautiful area. it's one of the wonders of the world. and finally they are putting our money back into this place. >> reporter: if the project is approved, it would still take several years for the work to begin. we're talking 2019 and officials would still have to secure about $37 million worth of the funding. don't start the work in the wintertime. >> it does look cold there. thank you. >> when you hear why they want to shut it off and you hear why, then you say please shut it off. we need to go, y'all. road trip. >> we need to go. >> all by myself. hey, norah and charlie, looks nice. >> been talking to the fish. >> thanks, friends, thanks.
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a new challenge to ticket brokers like stubhub and rikki klieman looks at how one state will try to stop retailers who charge outrageous prices. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. the fox and trump camps continue to negotiate but, for now, the gop front-runner has an event scheduled at the same time. >> could this be a big mistake for donald trump? >> i think it is. this is the key moment for iowa voters. >> it's the same case clinton has been making, but it doesn't seem to bother his supporters. another thousand of them showed up for him last night. >> how did does this affect the united states? >> we do not believe a major outbreak of zika in the united
arrests and death of one man, ten anti-protesters remain hunkered down. >> passengers say it began as a routine flight. then the crew turned on the cabin lights and asked if there was a doctor on
board. when you see and hear the roaring falls behind me, it's hard to imagine that engineers could divert this much water. >> this isn't the first time the choice of an actor sparked controversy along racial lines. >> i'm not offended or insulted or outraged by th. i want to know, can he dance? that is the big question. >> a big party for your son's birthday, his 16th birthday, right? >> yes. >> he is tall as well? >> he is about 6'10" right now. >> oh, wow. wow, you're so lucky he didn't come out of you! >> you're right! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by prudential. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. no one is backing down this morning in the feud between donald trump and fox news.
tonight's republican debate in des
moines, iowa. he says he'll hold a fund-raiser for veterans instead. trump appeared on fox news channel last night defending his decision to anchor bill o'reilly. >> i have zero respect for megyn kelly. i don't think she is very good at what she does and highly overrated. frankly you'll a lot tougher than megyn kelly. >> it doesn't matter. people thought when you started to run that this was a joke that you weren't going to fet getget anywhere and thought you were a buffoon. >> i don't think i'm that. what kind of a statement is that? i'm not walking away. >> will you do me a favor. >> bill, i'm not. what happened is -- >> i bought you so many vanilla milkshakes, you owe me! think about it. say, look. i might come back, answers the questions and look out for the folks. just want you to consider it. you owe me milkshakes and i'll take them off the leather.
>> you owe me
17 milkshakes and i want them. >> trump's main republican rival ted cruz proposed a one-on-one debate. one of his super pacs pledged to give 1.5 million to veterans charities if donald trump accepts. >> can you explain the milkshake thing? >> i took it they are friends and spend time together and bill o'reilly has bought him a lot of milkshakes that he likes. i don't know! a new poll this morning suggests former new york mayor michael bloomberg could have the support to compete as a third-party presidential candidate. the nationwide survey of 900 voters by republicans -- shows 36% for donald trump. 35% for hillary clinton. and 29% for bloomberg. >> interesting. michigan state senate today could approve 28 million dollars to address the toxic water crisis in flint. a new poll shows governor rick snyder's approval rating plummeting. fewer than 40% of michigan voters say he is doing a good
nearly 70% say he handled the flint water crisis poorly. adriana diaz is
in flint. good morning, adriana. >> reporter: good morning. the distribution centers like this one are doubling up as recycling plants as the city continues short-term solution of handing on out bottled water. overall, the state says the water quality is getting better. >> you should not be drinking the water coming out of the tap. >> reporter: the amount of lead but it's still not safe to drink. nearly 94% of city homes that have been tested are below 15 parts per billion of lead that is considered safe by the epa. 85% contain less. is that good enough? >> the test results they encouraging. the water is eating up the pipe
>> reporter: civil engineer marc edwards was the first to expose flint's widespread lead contamination and overseeing the recovery. edwards says flint needs to pass a lead and copper test to assure safety. >> reporter: do you think the people here are weeks away from drinking unfiltered tap water, months? >> you could be talking months. >> flint residents should not have to pay for water they did not and are not using. >> reporter: mayor karen weaver is asking for $3 million in state funding to help prop up the water's utility. >> it makes us feel we are being made fun of. >> reporter: rose continues to pay her water that is undrinkable. >> we still have to flush the toilet and wash our clothes and bathe in it. >> reporter: money that was donated for a tax-exempt fund
>> i don't view them at dark secret funds. >> reporter: michigan governor rick snyder talked about it on wednesday. >> communication is a huge issue in this. it's not interest spending anything but getting the facts to people. >> reporter: in a statement to cbs news, the governor's office further defended using donations to pay for pr firms saying that no state money is involved. and that every resource is being brought to bear on helping flint. that includes the additional communication help. >> thank you. carolina panthers quarterback cam newton is sounding off just ten days before super bowl 50. he will lead the panthers against the denver broncos in the championship. newton explained yesterday why he thinks he a has faced so much criticism, especially some who call his over-the-top celebrations. >> i said this since day one. i'm and african-american quarterback that may scare a lot of people because they -- they haven't seen nothing that they can compare me to. people going to say whatever they want to say and if i'm in
person, oh, this person going to say this, this person going to say that, then i can't look at myself and say i'm cam newton or cameron newton to most people, because i'm not, i'm living for you. >> former nba star charles barkley expressed criticism surrounding newton. >> there is a racial component, but i hate talking about that, because we, as black people, go to way more important things where race is a factor than something silly like sports. man, let me tell you something, as much as i love cam newton, if i played against cam newton, i'd put a hit on him, no question, because they rub it in pretty good. >> barkley criticized the narrative playing out at, quote, black versus white. on super bowl game day, we just want to see a good game. >> we do, indeed. >> on that field. >> absolutely. scalpers are breaking the law to sell overpriced tickets. rikki klieman is in the toyota green room with the results of
ticket sales. how you can get a fair price. first, it' temps are starting out very mild today and already above freezing across much of the state. it will be another day of melting with highs near 40 and sunshine for much of the day. warmer 40s will arrive friday and stick with us through the weekend. next week looks very wintry with snow and wind through mid-week
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i know you want me you know i want you i know you want me you know i want you >> i want you. new information this morning about how scalpers take advantage of the online ticket sales. new york's attorney general will release a sweeping report today. brokers can sometimes buy a thousand tickets a minute and then they resell them at very inflated prices. for example, adele's six shows in new york city sold out in less than an hour! some second-hand tickets to see her concert topped 9,000 dollars! cbs news legal expert rikki klieman is here to explain how it all works. good morning. >> good morning. >> i just know it is frustrating. you hear the announcement and you get on the phone and go online and you can't get it. you can't get it. >> frustrating is the word.
you really have set your heart in, i wish the viewers could have seen you mimicking, adele, norah, it was just perfect. if we have singers or we have shows or we have sporting events that we really want to go to. >> what is the problem? >> we can't get the tickets and if we could, the prices are so what we find is why can't you get the tickets? well, the venue, if you look at it as a circle, the venue divides things up. number one, you have a little place in that circle that is going to say it's going to the people who are involved, the promoters, the producers, the agents, our friends. >> it's all electronic and it's all online. why can't they find the people who are perpetrating this?
the difficult is this, norah. i say it all the time -- technology outpaces the law every single time. back in 2007, the caps on what with tickets could be sold for, these prices on top, they were lifted and the reason for lifting them was because legislators thought that you would have more competition if there were no caps. so, for example, if you look at orbitz or speed ya for airline ticket you look across the top i'll take this one, it's cheaper and was the idea of lifting the cap. now what they found is by lifting the caps, who wound up to help? not the consumer. that was the purpose and now the consumer is hurt. the reason for that is because of technology. >> it soueds ironically the attorney general is -- sounds like the attorney general is stepping up for the consumer in a good way. what is he doing? >> number within one, he said, look, the box that want to get a thousand, they are illegal so we
so you, the legislature, you men and women up in albany, let's ge a criminal penalty. then what we are looking at is the future. what we are going to have is we are going to have caps. we are in the allow the tickets to go out of sight. it's going to be an example for the nation. let's see if other people follow. >> thanks. a business with less than a dozen workers gets a shot at the super bowl. see how this little company is getting ready for the national stage. that is ahead on "cbs this morning." when your cold makes you wish... ...you could stay... ...in bed all day... ...you need the power of... new theraflu expressmax.
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barbie dolls led the toy industry as a billion dollar business but in recent years, growing compression and conception problems hurt sales. now mattel is announcing barbie is changing her look. the company is adding tall, petitepa pete and -- petite and curvy bodies. mireya villarreal is here with a story you're seeing first on "cbs this morning." barbie you're beautiful >> reporter: since 1959, barbara millicent roberts, better known as barbie has a new name. >> reporter: at 11 1/2 inches
180 careers. >> reporter: she is a pop culture icon. but after decades of dominating the doll world and just weeks short of her 57th birthday, barbie is getting a makeover. >> we were hearing that, you know, many thought that barbie was out of touch. >> reporter: as a typically white doll with unrealistic proportions, some parents thought barbie was sending the wrong message about beauty. >> there are people who had turned away from barbie because they wanted dolls that more referable themselves referabled themselves. more in terms of their body type and more in terms of their skin tone. >> reporter: competitors mocked barbie's seemingly perfect appearance while promoting a new line of action figures for girls. >> reporter: last year, mattel introduced 23 new dolls with different skin tones and hair color.
three new body types, curvy, tall, and petite. >> i actually think this is one of the most exciting times for the brand, broadening girls' choices and what barbie looks ethnicity ethnicity, her career. this is part of the evolution of the brand and what we believe is the right conversation around the world to have with kids today. >> reporter: mattel is counting on it. barbie not only faces challenges in an increasingly competitive market, she is also up against technology-driven toys. >> let's talk about friends for a bit. >> reporter: the company took heat last year from parents and privacy advocates after announcing hello barbie. >> oh, reading and writing? cool! >> reporter: and interactive doll that responds differently, based on conversations with your child. mattel says the recorded conversations are securely stored. >> can't wait to talk to you later. >> reporter: in their last earnings report, barbie sales were down 14%, marking the
declining sales. >> there are various mistakes that were made in the barbie line. i think this is a change that was absolutely necessary. >> reporter: mattel also wants to remind customers it's not just about what girls see, but what they learn and imagine while playing with barbie. >> someone has to die. i'll die. >> reporter: the toy maker introduced the new dolls to a group of 4 and 5-year-olds. >> they don't look like barbie. >> reporter: they don't look like barbie? the girls immediately noticed some changes. >> she has brown skin. >> reporter: her new body type wasn't one of them. why did you choose her? >> [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: the next step for mattel is changing parents' perception. you have a long road ahead of you or don't you? >> we do. this is not the end. i'm going to continue to work hard at being, you know, responsible and a better
girls live in today. >> reporter: it's a risk for the plastic doll that mattel is hoping will result in a real connection. >> it would be more of a risk if we don't continue to evolve barbie, if we stay stagnant, if she looks the same and did the same thing. she has got to evolve with the times. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," mireya villarreal, in california. >> i'm glad they are making that change. >> me too. when you're a little girl, it's nice to see a doll that looks like you. it would have been interesting if they had a black girl on that panel to say what does she think? i remember when i was a little kid saying to my mom, why can't i have blond hair and pigtails like my girlfriend? my mom said that couldn't happen but it can. i can have blond hair and bigtails. tomorrow, charlie, i'll show up
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what is your super bowl pick? broncos or panthers? >> you know what? i got to see a little more information, but i think it is a great story for peyton manning to be, you know, towards the end of his career in a super bowl again. and, you know, the defense of the broncos have, is unbelievable, but carolina looks tough. there is going to be -- it's going to be a close one, a tough one. >> you've been following along more han i have. >> very clever. he still didn't say. >> it's something for you to follow-up when you interview the president. >> i'm taking notes. president obama refused to say if he has a pick to win the super bowl when with asked by jim benmine of our denver station kcac. >> sounds like he is on top of the game. >> very much so. very much so. we do know the big game will be a win for one small business. a company was recently awarded
worth $5 million. only on "cbs this morning," we will reveal who is getting this breakout moment. plus this big guy has no idea how much the national zoo did to keep animals like him safe in the blizzard. jan crawford shows us the ways that wildlife is protected in wild weather. that is ahead. right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. wired reports on baby monitors vulnerable to hacking. we have shown you how russian hackers can look into homes by tapping into live feeds from monitors. yesterday, the new york city department of consumer affairs sent subpoenas to four companies that make those devices. the four companies have not been named. "the washington post" says washington, d.c. handed out tickets with more than a million dollars in fines for parking violations after the blizzard. the district enacted a snow emergency on friday, banning parking on city roadways to make way for the plows. as of yesterday afternoon, more than 5,200 tickets were issued and 637 vehicles were towed.
used artificial intelligence technology to beat a human player at go. go is a highly complex chinese strategy game. there are more possible moves than there are atoms in the universe. the software was able to learn from each game to improve its performance. "the boston globe" reports that a dancer who lost part of her leg in the boston marathon bombings will run the whole course this year. in 2014 adrienne ran the last few blocks of the marathon. this year she intends to run the charity. right now, she is running up to ten miles on a carbon fiber blade. boy, is that inspiring. >> i'll say. >> just one leg and being able to do that. my hat is off to her. >> everybody is pulling for her. the "new york post" reports that amazon will air an ad during the super bowl for the very first time. >> all right. let's hear it. >> cheerleaders. >> cheerleaders? marino again? i thought you were an expert at
>> what about a snack stadium? >> alex a, what is a snack stadium? >> a stadium built entirely of snacks. >> brilliant. marino, new list! >> reporter: amazon released that teaser of its ad yesterday featuring dan marino and alec baldwin and features on the wireless speaker and digital speaker alexa. a bank will soon offer a way to get cash without an atm card. bank of america joins chase in announcing card-free technology. new atms will allow you to get your money with your smartphone. the move is designed to save customers time. this is the latest way technology is changing how we use money. in 2014 nearly 40% made access with their smartphone. how pronounced is this and what are the implications of it?
money? >> reporter: yeah. all of the banks are getting in on this now. chase and bank of america. the way it works instead of taking a plastic card out of your wallet and put it in the slot and punching in your code you use for a bunch of other things, take your phone out and log into the app with a fingerprint reader on your phone and it gives you a onetime use code then the code is no longer good. it's like a factor authentication everyone should have on their e-mail you get extra layer of security. >> you still have to go to the bank! you need to be there and punching in something. how is this better? it's more about safety than convenience? >> i think more about security in the long run because with atm machines you hear about skimmers. they put over the atm slots when you put your card in they steal the mag data there. maybe a camera watching you punch in your
card and with this you'll tap your phone using the chip in the phone itself. >> we are all using our smartphones now for more financial transactions. what are we seeing in terms of new methods? >> that is really what is happening. the phone is becoming the wallet and the key and lock system. not only are you seeing apple pay and samsung pay where you go to the store and tap or slide your phone you're seeing person-to-person transactions. the younger generation, younger than me, do that almost exclusively. they owe each other money. if you and i went to dinner and
you picked up the check i owe you my half of it but i pick up the check. >> why doesn't charlie pick up the check? >> it's on me. >> 40% of the transactions are still made in cash. do you see the day we won't do any transactions in cash? >> i feel it's coming. if you go to a store and you don't get a cash register. you have ipad and square reader and nobody uses cash. when i went into my local coffee shop and tried to pay something
young people didn't know what to make of it. yeah, it is. >> millennials are into this but is there a single downside? >> you don't have the ability to whip out your wallet and pay somebody in cash in a nontraceable way. you're leaving a record everywhere. there are a
lot of young people, especially who don't have bank accounts still. they don't have access, maybe they get paid in cash or maybe they are not part of the online connected generation, they will be left behind. >> dan ackerman, thank you very much. if you could stay after the show to help me sign up for this! >> i'll log everybody in. give me your password. the national zoo in washington is open again without getting hit with 20 inches of snow in the blizzard of 2016 and a lot of talk about the panda that became an internet star during the storm. jan crawford is at the zoo how he and his neighbors were kept safe.
really weather the blizzard and during that time, the
panda was a star of the screen. a bunch of his fans showed up to get a glimpse of the panda who reminded us snow can be a lot of fun. with much of the east coast socked by a winter storm, this was a jolt of joy. a giant pan take having one heck of a snow day. >> that first snowfall, he goes crazy. >> reporter: the facebook video of the enthusiasm rolling in the snow throwing it on himself got nearly 60 million views. brandie smith is in charge of animal care at the zoo. >> he is a 19-year-old bear but acts like a cub the first snowfall. the second or fourth snow he is a little less interested. >> reporter: sure enough, by wednesday the snow was old hat and the panda was focused on finding his bamboo and even that delighted his fans. >> hey there! hey!
sensation. three. snow is panda time. it's their natural habitat, like panda keeper nicole reminded us last time around a big storm. >> this is the best stuff for pandas and their best time of the year. as much as we hate it, they are enjoying it. only ones. as the snow piled up past week, other animals joined in on the fun. niko, a river otter took a photo. on wednesday, wilma was frolicking in the snow, this time with a friend. like our humans, not every animal appreciates the white stuff like these flamingos. >> it could be cool enough but it can't keep them from freezing. >> reporter: during the blizzard the birds moved inside, a
biologist to snap a selfie with a flock of flamingos. others got the snow brought to them. these monkeys and this ferret tested it out in their warm houses. all part of a balancing act to protect the animals and still let them have a little fun. >> we have to be here and there is on no margin for error so we have 3,000 animals and all of them have to make it through the storm. >> reporter: and did they? >> they did. >> reporter: now nearly a hundred zoo employees spent the weekend here overnight just to make sure the animals made it out okay. and listen to this. i mean, we think it's a pain when we have to shovel the sidewalk, you know, in front of our house. the zoo employees not only have to shovel all of the passes for us people but they have to shovel paths for the animals. >> you could have a second job now, jan. you could be a panda keeper. >> i'm a panda correspondent. that's what i like! >> you're good at that too, jan.
>> you can tell. thank you, jan. do you remember this ground breaking super bowl ad? come on get your toys girls make some noise >> girls make some noise. i remember that. it was a small business that went big two years ago. coming up, only on "cbs this morning," we will meet the next business to benefit from an audience that only the super bowl can deliver temps are starting out very mild today and already above freezing across much of the state. it will be another day of melting with highs near 40 and sunshine for much of the day. warmer 40s will arrive friday and stick with us through the weekend. next week looks very wintry with snow and wind through mid-week
he 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,
i'm hillary clinton, and i have always approved this message. day of reckoning is upon us! my brother! what is life? if you die? a glorious death! >> yea! wow. that is a taste of an ad headed to the super bowl 50. you're seeing it first on "cbs this morning." you're welcome. the commercial is part of a campaign to highlight small businesses during the big, big game. michelle miller met with a small business owner recently awarded this opportunity, one that could pay off big-time. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. what an incredible opportunity it is too. if you could afford the $5 million for 30-second spot during the super bowl, you're probably not a small business. well, this year, quick books sought submissions from small businesses nationwide for the
exposure and, this morning, that dream came true for the makers of death wish coffee, a company that recently expanded to 11 employees just to take on what will likely be its greatest challenge. >> we started in a unit 500 over here and only 1,500 square-foot warehouse. >> reporter: every year you've taken on another one of these puppies? >> yeah. next year moved into this one. >> reporter: something has been brewing at death wish coffee. call it a taste for success. smooth. >> we started it in 2012. every year, year after year, since then, we have doubled in size in revenue. >> reporter: michael brown started his coffee career with a small upstate new york shop in 2008. >> my qerscustomers came in, mike give me a cup of your strongest coffee and that got the gears turning. although we had strong coffee, you know, the dark roast weren't
>> reporter: fast forward to 2012, and the birth of death wish coffee. >> it's kind of like mike's baby. so to watch that baby grow and develop, you know, it's kind of a cool thing. >> reporter: michael hired his childhood friend john swedish as the production manager, because that is what small business owners do. what did you know about coffee before you came on board this venture? >> i know i like it. >> reporter: you like coffee? >> yeah. >> reporter: with a team he could trust and a knack for promotion, death wish became a quick hit in the online marketplace. and is now a best seller on amazon amazon. >> i started with just selling a bag -- about a bag of coffee a week. now we are selling upwards of a thousand pounds a day. >> reporter: and that was all before this. >> congratulations! >> for real? >> reporter: winning a small business contest for a super
>> it's going to fast forward us about ten years down the roued road in 30 seconds. >> reporter: literally. >> literally 30 seconds. >> reporter: here is the big question -- can you handle it? >> on my own with my small nine-person staff? probably not. >> reporter: while michael ramped up production, which included enlisting more roasters in the region. >> got a little bit of edge to it. >> reporter: a team from intuit quick books and rpa advertising set out to produce the 30-second super bowl ad. >> death wish coffee is really a revolutionary brand. the ad brings to life the spirit of that brand. >> reporter: after this commercial, how many bags of coffee i do expect to sell? >> we are attempt to go get about a quarter million pounds in our distribution centers ready to ship for the day of the big game. >> reporter: with roasting operations now going 20 hours a day, michael brown is feeling
>> this is a big moment for mike and his team. >> reporter: so is his small business sponsor. >> we are very confident that death wish can handle this. they are really on the cusp of this huge moment and they have been preparing for this for years. >> they have been very hands-on. pretty much every step of the way. i get e-mails daily. they don't want this commercial to be a hindrance to the business. they want it to help business. >> my brother! what is life? if that you die a glorious death! >> reporter: this super bowl ad will be seen by more than a hundred million people and for the team at death wish, a good amount of coffee drinkers are likely among them. >> welcome, death! >> death wish coffee. fiercely caffeinated! >> wow! >> that's great! >> oh, yeah.
high price tag but so did death wish coffee. about 20 bucks a pound. >> wow. >> it's a premium coffee and comes with a guarantee to be the strongest, the strongest on earth. >> that's why they call it death wish which is a little catchy and a little scary. >> did you try it? >> oh, yes. let me tell you. not bitter. smooth as all get-out. >> you liked it. >> i did. >> but strong? >> it is strong but michelle obama live fro
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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,
good morning everyone, it's now 8:55... right now - local fast food workers are demanding a raise! they walked off the job this morning at the mcdonald's on euclid - they are demanding 15- dollars an hour and union rights.
the workers tell us they also plan to protest outside the republican debate tonight. this morning the wounded warrior project is under fire! former employees are coming forward ... saying the organization is falling short in helping veterans! a cbs news investigation revealed that several dozen former employees accuse wounded warrior project of caring more about fundraising than giving veterans the services they need. one former employee says the organization rakes in hundreds of millions a year and spends nearly half of it on salaries and lavish parties. josh dobson created his own local non- profit...and says 100-percent of the money goes to iowa veterans. dobson says learning the news about wounded
your weather in 30 seconds! car repairs, home improvements, a family trip... it's not easy to afford them. what did marco rubio do? he put $22,000 in personal expenses on a republican party credit card. rubio's bad judgment caused a scandal and for five years rubio refused to release the credit card records. marco rubio: skipping major votes... all over the place on immigration... bad judgment. marco rubio: just too many questions. right to rise usa is responsible for the content of this message. good morning. temps are starting out very mild today a already above freezing across much of the state. it will be another day of melting with highs near 40 and sunshine for much of the day. warmer 40s will arrive friday and stick with us through the weekend. next week