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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the breaking news overnight about a nuclear test in north korea. the latest developments about how easy some experts say it would be to hack into the 2016 election. the presidential candidate taking care of a warrant for her arrest before an appearance in iowa this weekend. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry. let's get a check of our cbs 2 weather first forecast. it feels comfortable now.. but the humidity will be rising throughout the day today. warm air is moving back in ahead of our next cold front. for now, we have some patchy fog in the area and temperatures in the 60s. it will be cloudy today with a few showers possible north of highway 20 this morning and a better chance for storms area wide after 3
developing right now tensions are espeicially high in the korean peninsula.north korea just had their fifth and largest nuclear test. test.it was first detected as a fi earth quake in the same spot as a nuclear test in january. state media in the isolated country touted the successful nuclear test - as elevating the country's arsenal.they also say it was in reponse to stronger international sanctions handed down earlier this year.leaders in china -- japan and south korea all condemned the nuclear test. that comes as president barack obama is leaving a nearly week long trip to asia.he arrived
morning after he was briefed about this latest test on air force one.white house press secretary josh earnest says the president will continue to work with u-s allies in asia to make sure there are serious consequences. at the capitol -- president obama has invited the top four congressional leaders to a meeting next week. week.it hasn't been officially announced -- but sources in the white house say republican leaders senator mitch mcconnel and speaker paul ryan -- along with democrats senator harry reid and house mino nancy pelosi have all been invited.the meeting is expected to focus on the agenda for the final months of the year -- especially the presidents push to ratify the trans-pacific partnership and to fund the fight against the zika virus. in the race for the white house - donald trump will make another visit to iowa next week.the republican nominee will hold a rally at the seven flags events center in clive on tuesd. tuesday.doors open at nine in the morning and the event is scheduled to start at noon.
th national convention in july. july.for ticket information -- just head to our website -- cbs 2 iowa dot com. hillary clinton took no time attacking trump on the campaign trail -- just a day after the two candidates participated in the commander in chief forum wednesday night. the former secretary of state took aim at trump's foreign policy proposals and blasted his praise for russian president valdimir putin. but state republicans are defending trump's comments about putin.trump called him a strong trump's remarks were insensitive -- since putin's government jails dissidents and censors the media.cbs 2 news spoke with iowa g-o-p chair jeff kaufmann who tried to separate the policies from the qualities. "i think talking about leadership and who is a leader and who isn't a leader, i don't think that isa value judgement on that particular person. this week on iowa in focus -- we dig deeper into that forum -- and take a look at the
terror attacks.join me for iowa in focus, this sunday morning at 10:30, right here on cbs 2. federal officials are now dismissing the idea that hackers could manipulate this november's election. election.there have been several concerns after recent threats to voter registration systems in illinois and arizona.officials say both incidents involved foreign hackers.f-b-i director james comey tried to calm fears during the intelligence and national security summit. "the beauty of the ame voting system is that it is dispersed among the 50 states and its clunky as heck. a lot of people have found that challenging over the years but the beauty of that is it's not exactly a swift part of the internet of things. and so it is hard for the actor to reach our voting processes." processes."department of homeland security secretary jeh johnson says it would be difficult for cyber hackers to change the ballot count even if they do somehow access voter databases.
nominee jill stein now says she'll head back to north dakota to face charges related to vandalizing construction equipment. equipment.she and her running mate have been charged with criminal trespass and mischief. the charges stem from their role in tuesday's protest against the dakota access pipeline -- but stein said she's not the real criminal. (jill stein, green party presidential nominee)"we will go there to face our charges and i'll just say that the real criminal here, the real vandalism is the of the indigenous lands that had just taken place. it is the release of attack dogs onto peaceful protesters." protesters."the standing rock sioux tribe says the pipeline will destroy its ancient burial and prayer sites.a federal judge is expected to rule today on the tribe's request for a temporary delay on the construction. protests are expected to continue along the pipeline's route through four states -- including 18 counties in iowa.
north dakota to illinois.this is video from a demonstration last weekend in sioux city. tomorrow -- protesters in iowa will meet in des moines to travel to an undisclosed spot on the pipeline to protest. authorities say a man recently confessed to a 14-year-old florida murder case in iowa. iowa.last month -- 38-year-old joshua odom walked into a des moines police station and confessed to killing a man in april of 2002.authorities say odom was homeless at man so he could buy drugs.the suspect was interviewed in iowa but then transported to south florida.he now faces first degree murder charges. university of iowa students now have the option to tostep up to the challenge of being a police officer.every year -- university police hires students to help keep the campus safe -- but this year --their roles are expandin. expanding.students gain experience in law enforcement -- helping to monitor the dorms and buildings on campus. this year -- students have the
other law enforcement agencies during football and basketball games.they'll be in uniform but won't carry weapons. allison 17:52:51 "i feel like it's good as long as students that are hired don't have weapons or anything, i think that'll be fine. a little walkie talkie and a baton that they're not going to use or something, i think that's effec" effective."the u-i p-d says anyone with any major can apply -- they're looking to fill about 70 more positions. if you're interested -- head to our website cbs 2 iowa dot come for more information. -- for a cedar rapids post office remebering a fallen soldier. soldier.local leaders will join the family of sergeant first class terryl pasker when the sixth avenue post office is rededicated in his name. iowa's congressional delegation pushed for the name change -- it was passed by congress and signed by president obama earlier this ye. year.sergeant pasker served several tours before he was killed in afghanistan in july 2011.the rededication ceremony is scheduled for saturday --
wells fargo is being hit with a 185-million-dollar fine for opening millions of fake accounts to satisfy sales goals.the company has also fired 53-hundred employees for their part in the bogus scheme. federal authorities are also forcing the company to compensate customers who had to pay fees because of the accounts.some of the fired employees say they were under pressure to meet sales goals. iowa is the best state in the country for the banking industry.the hawkeye list of top 10 best states for bank health. the personal finance site gave iowa high marks for the number of banks and it's financial leverage. right now -- iowa has 300 banks -- but that number is dropping.the worst places for banking are maryland and washington, d.c. d.c.if you'd like to see how other states fared head to our website - cbs 2 iowa dot com. 50-years ago last night -- americans were introduced to the original star trek.this
the world -- will celebrate five decades of the space franc. franchise.riverside -- in washington county -- is known as the future birthplace of captain james t. kirk.to honor the 50-th anniversary -- the town's post office will dedicate the new star trek forever stamps.fans say it's about time the series gets this kind of honor. "it's just a wonderful thing for them to be able to come up with something like this to commerate this i think it's a great thing and i wish they'd done it a lot sooner. this weekend's gets underway at 9 tomorrow morning at the riverside post office.for more information -- just head to our website, cbs 2 iowa dot com. star trek's 50 year run continues ?now with a return its roots. roots.right now -- they're working on a new t-v series.it will be the first star trek show on the small screen in more than a decade.star trek discovery reportedly will feature a crew ten years before the events of the original series. series.you can watch the first episode of "star trek: discovery" on cbs 2 this
episodes will be available on cbs all access -- the network's new on demand service. nasa is now looking to explore the final frontier. they launched a spacecraft last night heading toward an asteroid called bennu.the robotic asteroid hunter is osiris-rex and can vacuum up gravel from the asteroid's surface -- then -- deliver it back to earth where scientists can study it. the mission will last seven years. it's and right now in it's de. degrees. 15 year journey for one of the biggest symbols of recovery after the 9-11 terrorist attack. attacks.in your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have...
i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. there's a race going on right now. the world's clean energy super power's either going to
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it feels comfortable now.. but the humidity will be rising throughout the day today. warm air is moving back in ahead of our next cold front. for now, we have some patchy fog in the area and temperatures in the 60s. it will be cloudy today with temperatures climbing close to 80 for highs. a few showers are possible north of highway 20 this morning.. there will be a better chance for storms area wide after 3 pm. some storms could produce locally heavy rain and gusty winds as they move through this evening. it will be dry by saturday morning and it will also be cooler and more comfortable. drier air will be moving in and that will make for a beautiful weekend for the cy-hawk game and any other outdoor activities. it will warm up a bit on monday with another front moving through tuesday increasing the chance for rain... then we cool down
the american flag that flew at ground zero just hours after the september 11-th terror attack is back at ground zero. zero.marlie hall explains the mystery of where it's been the past 15 years. years. a symbol of hope has come home. emergency responders raised this american flag at ground zero just hours after the 9/11 attacks - a moment
memorial president)10:02:13 "the raising of this flag restored some humanity, it restored some hope and it really told all of us as americans that we were gonna be strong and that we were gonna get through this together."(track)but days after it was raised, it disappeared - for 13 years. then, in 2014, an anonymous man turned it in to a fire station in everett, washington. (track)these law enforcement officials from everett investigated it's puzzling re- emergence, and helped authenticate this piece of resolution photographs.. (bridge - marlie hall / cbs news)"exactly how the flag ended up across the country and the identity of the person who turned it in remain a mystery. but it's back, and here to stay."the flag has now been donated to the 9-11 memorial and museum.(sot - alice greenwald /9/11 memorial director)"10:05 :05 everyone here and the 9-11 memorial and museum feels a tremendous measure of pride and responsibility in assuming custody of this flag"while the flag has been founda& the mystery of where it went
/former everett police detective)10:46:24now with the amount of attention thats being given to it we suspect that there will be leads that come in(track)the stars and stripes are now on display - in time for sunday's 15th anniversary of the attacks. marlie hall cbs news new york. memorials -- vigils and tributes will be held around the country this weekend remembering the victims on the 15-th anniversary. anniversary. it's now on this morning.and if you're in it's degrees. degrees.just ahead...the
now, more than thirty one percent of all the electricity in iowa comes from wind. these turbines don't just produce clean energy, they produce jobs. six thousand in iowa alone. google, facebook, microsoft and good paying manufacturing jobs have come to iowa for that energy. iowa produces more of its energy from wind than any other state. senator grassley is literally the father of the modern wind industry. grassley works. i'm chuck grassley, and i approve
this message. year the kernels got hot -- swinging their bats all the way to the midwest league championship series -- and
kernels win in game 2 between the timber rattlers wins the seriesc-r down a run in the third -- luis arreaz -- fresh off winning the midwest league batting title -- sends a blooper to left -- to tie the game then later in the inning -- travis blankenhorn -- chops one through -- capping off a three run inning -- the kernels sweep the rattlers -- and will host the lumberkings saturday in the western division semifinals. kevin miller -- solon football -- and sucss hand in hand for the past 16 years -- but it's not all the wins that miller is proud of -- it's the type of person his players become after 4 years of spartan tradition. kevin miller -- our ed thomas coach of the week.tradition means everything at solon solon"you have a target on your back all the time, everyone wants to play solon..." solon....""there's responsibility to carry on the
thinking that." that."and the spartan motto -- "we want to be excellent in all that we do."catches more than passes on the field field "that's why i love the game of football. it creates opportunities for young people to find out truely what they are about."a game -- and a man -- that are building better people -- one snap at a time... "take away the x and o's part of the game he's really guiding us to be a better person... he teaches work ethic and all about develong as a man .. developing as a person... you know because football is only going to last us so long." long." "when i leave here i hope that i've created an army of soldiers --- that will make a difference long after i'm gone... and if that's the case... i'll tell you what, there's no championship in the world that will ever replecate that." because it's all about leaving the world in a better place -- "he is the perfect role model for a young man."and kevin miller is well on his way
cross cedar rapids cross country invitational at seminole valley -- the girls started first -- and from the start -- it was all gabbi skopec of iowa city west -- she finished first 19 seconds before second place -- the women of troy also took home the team title.on the boys side -- it was linn-mar's ryan murphy -- pulling away late to finish first -- one second under 16 minutes -- prarie won the team title for the boys. cbs-2 news connects with the corridor.call us with your story tips at 1-800-222-kganor email us at news at cbs2iowa.comor connect with us
in a world where one hungry boss. there better be food up there are you're all fired! can cost an entire office their jobs. who ordered the food? and time, is running, out. someone has to take the fall! tom orders on tuesday's. today isn't tuesday. it's not tuesday!? we're all fired! it will take one intern and his trusted mobile app to save the day. freaky fast.
we told you at the very end of the show yesterday about how tim tebow is heading to the mets organziation to try his hand at baseball. baseball.he's was a heisman trophy winning college football quarterback at florida -- before going to the n-f-l and never being very successful for very long.he washed out -- and started doing a lot of work for e-s-p- n before holding one big tryout for nearly every major league baseball team.then -- the new to a minor league deal -- and one of tebow's terms of the deal was that he wouldn't be available every day during the football season.he's keeping his job as a football analyst with e-s-p-n -- so he'll have to be able to leave his baseball responsibilities to
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the developing story about the backlash for one community theater's casting decision. the pep rally before tomorrow's cy-hawk game
helping out a good cause. the latest details about how police are reacting to one n-f-l quarterback protesting the national anthem. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin arry. barry. let's get a check of our cbs 2 weather first forecast. it feels comfortable now.. but the humidity will be rising throughout the day today. warm air is moving back in ahead of our next cold front. for now, we have some patchy fog in the area and temperatures in the 60s. it will be cloudy today with a few showers possible north of highway 20 this
an update on a story cbs 2 news told you yesterday about a casting controversy in the corridor. an actor who can hear will play a deaf character in theatre cedar rapids' october show called "tribes". "tribes".cbs 2 news reporter stephanie johnson joins us now live at the theatre pushback from the deaf community because they beleive the theater did not do a good job promoting it to them. the theater's choice to use an actor who can hear has caused a lot of conversation on social media among the deaf community. representatives from theatre cedar rapids say - no deaf actors auditioned. but members of the local deaf community tell cbs 2 news---the casting call was written in english--the deaf community uses american sign
enough to reach out to them. we believe that any injustices tcr may have committed were not intentional. we think it just comes with lack of awareness, lack of understanding what resources are available and not undesrtanding options availbale to them. director will meet with members of the deaf community in cedar rapids. both parties hope to form a partnership to improve the play and the portrayal of the deaf main character "billy." "billy."the play opens october 21-st.covering the corridor in cedar rapids stephanie johnson cbs 2 news. the university of iowa is celebrating a big milestone tod. today..the new hancher auditorium will open its doors
building was destroyed in the floods of oh-8. oh-8.cbs 2 news got a tour of the new facility earlier this week.it has a main lobby -- dressing rooms -- new rehearsal areas and an 18-hundred seat auditorium.the ribbon cutting will start at 3 this afternoon and will be followed by an open house. right now -- there are a number of performances scheduled -- check our website cbs 2 iowa dot com for a link. the university of iowa also hosted a speaker last night who stopped more than 200- people from taking their at the golden gate bridge. bridge.former california patrolman kevin briggs is visting during national suicide prevention awareness month.he says an important part of his work was learning to become a good listener.he also says there's a lot of help out there -- so if you or someone you know needs help -- say something. kevin briggs, speaking at university of iowa18:53:43 don't suffer alone. tell someone. tell a friend. get some help. don't suffer alone. there's a lot of help out there.
this life-saving work in the corridor.if you need help -- we have resources on our website, cbs 2 iowa dot com. the count is finished while college students dig into the fall semester.iowa state again tops the state in enrollment with more than 36-thousand students on campus -- setting another record for the school. the university of iowa reports 33-thousand students -- a thousand more than last year. enrollment at u-n-i is down slightly -- just below 12- thousand students. students and fans from those schools will flock to iowa city this weekend -- the bitter cy-hawk rivalry will be on full display tomorrow. tomorrow.last night -- hawkeyes and cyclones came together to fight a common foe. alumni from both schools teamed up to donate meals to the food bank of iowa.they held a pep rally in downtown des moines trying to see which side could donate the most.so far -- they've created five thousand meals. "you know they call this hate week - but all we've felt this week is love - we feel that
for their neighbors - they see the people around them in need and they step up to make sure people have enough. enough.this is the first year for this event.the goal is to collect ten thousand meals. if you're going to the game tomorrow -- don't forget to wear the right color.it's iowa's annual black and gold spirit game.fans sitting in the odd sections are asked to wear black -- fans in the even section should wear gold.that game kicks off at 6-30 -- tickets are sold out. football fans can celebrate -- the n-f-l is finally back.the season kickedff rematch of super bowl 50 in den. denver.this time -- carolina jumped out to an early lead -- it was 17-to - 10 at half.the broncos came back -- scoring 14 in the fourth quarter. carolina has one shot at the end of the game to win. a 50 yard field goal hooked left -- the broncos win on opening night -- 21-to-20. before kickoff -- all eyes were on the national anthem -- and one bronco ?stood with 49-
kaepernick -- by ?not standing during the star-spangled banner.denver lineback brandon marshall took a knee during the song. marshall played football at nevada with kaepernick in college. "colin is my fraternity brother - my ex-teammate and i believe in what he's trying to do, i believe in his actions so i definitely want to stand by him." him."marshall says he's not against the police or the military and does plan to make donations to programs that support veterans. a police union in santa clara - - california is encouraging its officers to work at san francisco 49-ers home games -- despite kaepernick's statements.santa clara is where the 49-ers just built their new stadium.about 70 officers from the department usually work at each home game and are paid as stadium security.the union says the task has and will remain optional -- and tipped off the n-f-l team that some officers may boycott security duties.
near alburnett on wednesday. cbs 2 news reporter joe huisinga explains why that does not mean the operation won't grow. grow. the shulista's have had pigs for a long time time there's been hogs raised on this farm for 50+ years hand and it's by no means a big corporate farm there we are a family operation.that depends on your definition of big and they are hoping to doub. double. 5 to 8000 is kind of the norm on some of these fe females currently going to go to 3000.linn county supervisors voted 4 to one against the expansion.they say it comes in just under the number of animals that would require stricter regulations and people in the area are conc. concerned. this is roughly 2 miles away from the city of alburnett so it would impact neighbors schools and the number of units of hogs are high enough that it would create a pretty noticeable oder. 13 13 you're going to have odors drift by you every once in a
about a concentration of mass animals it changes things11 brett shulista says they are doing their best to reduce their impact on neighbors but he dosen't think there will be much of a change. change.since we've been existing here with this operation with the sou farm for 10 years and no issues there i mean we don't expect any issues going forward and he dosent need county apporval for that we have their application that gets forwarded on to the iowa department of natural resources they review it and are the ultimate decider on whether or not this family farm can expand their operation. 13 shulista says his farm has to grow to stay competitive. as long as he gets d-n-r approval -- he plans to move forward with the expansion this spring. it's and right now in it's de. degrees.after the break...we take a deeper look at one of the most controversial changes to the next generation of the i. i-phone.in your cbs 2 weather first forecast we have... have...
it feels comfortable now.. but the humidity will be rising throughout the day today. warm air is moving back in ahead of our next cold front. for now, we have some patchy fog in the area and temperatures in the 60s. it will be cloudy today with temperatures climbing close to 80 for highs. a few showers are possible north of highway 20 this morning.. there will be a better chance for storms area wide after 3 pm. some storms could produce locally heavy rain and gusty winds as they move through this evening. it will be dry by saturday morning and it will also be cooler and more comfortable. drier air will be moving in and that will make
with the backlash that was sure to come. come.jeanne moos describes how people are piling on to the tech company's latest decision. decision. if apple has its way, you can kiss your headphone wires goodbye.gone the way...(nats) of the tethered telephone. because the new iphone 7 has no headphone jack."we believe in a wireless future.' meet airpods. wired said they look "like a tiny space fisherman just $159" (nats)no more dancing with flopping wires like in the old ipod ads."are ya ready?""you want to say goodbye to these things?""no no i like them."iphone fans of all ages...."i am gonna miss the headphone jack.' we're resistant."if it's not broken, just leave it." "i find the wireless a pain in neck cause you gotta charge them.' but the new air pods supply 5 hours of listening on a single
iphone 7 unveiling got a charge out of james corden... (nats)singing carpool karaoke while pretending to transport apple ceo tim cook to the event. presenters extolled everything from longer battery life to better cameras to water resistance that allows the new iphone to survive a dunk in the toilet...while jokesters mocked apple for its air pods, and created parody products like the apple pencil..."writes "instant recharging". this is no parody, apple introduced two new iphone colors..."here is a second new black. we call it simply "black." wires and headphone jacks..."only 90s kids will remember." "infrared sensors determine when airpod is in your ear. "one more thing to worry about." the apple event ended with a performance by the shy-to-show-her-face sia. (nats)unfortunately we
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there better be food up there are you're all fired! who ordered the food!? who ordered the food? don't shout at me, dude. paul ordered the food. but i'm paul and i didn't. if we don't feed her this instance, she's gonna fire all assistants! someone has to take the fall! tom orders on tuesday's. today isn't tuesday. it's not tuesday!? maybe the intern ordered? there's no way someone who's been here for three hours ordered the food and we've been here for three years and none of us ordered the food. freaky fast you're my new ceo. don't worry i'm, i'm not going to fire you. jimmy john's welcome back -- it's now we're taking a look at your??????? your??????? the f-a-a is warning flyers to ?not use your samsung galaxy note 7 smartphone on planes. planes.the warning comes after samsung issued a recall over complaints that batteries were
said a week ago it was stopping sales of the phones and would recall two-and a half million of them in 10 countries.now -- the f-a-a doesn't want passengers to turn on or charge the note 7 phones while onboard planes.it also doesn't want people to stow them in any checked baggage. ford is now expanding its recall for problems with door l. latches.another 1-point-5 million vehicles are being recalled -- making it 2 and a half million vehicles overall. a spring in the side door latch can break -- and door could open while driving. the latches will be replaced at no cost to customersa number of different models are on the list -- for a link to the n-h-t-s-a's website - look for this under cbs-2-iowa-dot com. dozens of people have gotten hepatitis-a because of an outbreak linked to frozen straw. strawberries.the c-d-c says 89-people gotten sick in seven states -- but none of them are in iowa.nearly all of the
smoothies with strawberries from tropical smoothie cafa that produce was imported from egypt -- but tropical smoothie cafahas since switched to a different supplier. students at virginia tech will soon see flying burritos zipping through campus. campus.later this month -- google will start testing drone delivery at the school - - customers will be able to order chipotle from a special kiosk.the burrito will be made from a food truck and been testing drones since 20-14 -- but now is wanting to test how to package sensitive cargo. here's a game changer -- amazon will now make deliveries to fans tailgating at football games. games.the online retail giant just announced a partnership with the san francisco 49-ers called prime-now.customers will be able to order food -- drinks and more from the site -- and it will be delivered to tailgate spots in the parking lot within an hour.the service is only available to prime
right now in san francisco. the latest edition ofthe guinness world records book is out -- and as always -- it has some interesting -- and obscure records making news around the world. world.it took the u-k monowheel team a few years -- but they finally set the speed record for monowheel motorcycles. they went a little more than 60 miles an ho. hour.craig glenday gets two world records in the latest edition -- with the farthest distance pulled by a vehicle while on fire - and the
we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs. we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. it feels comfortable now.. but that's my plan. the humidity will be rising throughout the
day today. warm air is moving back in ahead of our next cold front. for now, we have some patchy fog in the area and temperatures in the 60s. it will be cloudy today with a few showers possible north of highway 20 this morning and a better chance for storms area wide after 3
the average american house-hold has about 6- thousand dollars in credit card debt.jericka duncan explains why many people are paying more than they have to.. to.. 35-year-old justin barton has had several credit cards over the years. (sot) jd: ///have you actually read your contract?(sot) jb: i've never really read it in detail just skimmed through it and signed my name to it.
contracts too confusing. (sot) jb: ///there's a lot of fine print in there. you almost need a law degree to understand it. according to a new creditcards.com analysis: -about 75% of americans don't regulary read them -the average contract requires an 11th grade reading level...although half the american adult population reads at a ninth grade level or below.-and the average agreement is nearly 5-thousand words long.(track)in fact, the less you might appear to understand a& chance you'll be targeted with high-risk offers because customers are targeted in part by their education level. antoinette shoar ("sure") chairs the m-i-t sloan finance department. she examined roughly a million credit card offers.(sot/) customers who are more educated and financially more sophisticated receive very different credit terms.(gfk) shoars says some companies send less sophisticated consumers flashier letters with pictures and entice them
highlight hidden and back-loaded fees. (sot/shoar) ///look at the last page of the offer letter ///all the important features in particular the apr, the late fees//, the credit card companies have to show you all the cost of the card. in response - to these recent credit car surveys we reached out to the american bankers association to get their take. a spokesperson tells me banks strongly support clear and simply disclosures. jeria duncan cbs news new york. if you're just getting up, good morning -- it's now right now it's degrees in after the break...the breaking news overnight while north korea responds to american actions nearby. nearby.you're watching c-b-s 2 this morning -- covering the
cbs 2 this morning. breaking news overnight about a nuclear test in north korea. the latest developments about how easy some experts say it would be to hack into the 2016 election. the presidential candidate taking care of a warrent for her arrest before an appearance in iowa this weekend. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin barry. barry. let's get a welcome to "cbs 2 news" this morning. we are looking at i380. and h avenue.