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support politicians or veterans reaching the people you want to help? cbs news investigates. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. >> you've got the snow on top of the ice. you start sliding. you can't get it going anymore. >> yep, that's the roads. >> a winter storm barrels towards dc. conditions already very dangerous. the presidential motorcade slipped on snow-cover roads. >> 1 to 2 feet total in this area in blue. >> our candidate is ballsy enough to get out there and put those issues on the table. >> sarah palin on the trail for donald trump. >> we're going to have win after win. you people are going to get sick and tired of winning. >> hillary clinton using an image of trump and palin, hoping to fire up her supporters. >> a british judge says vladimir
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the killing of a russian spy ten years ago. >> anger over the water crisis in michigan is showing no signs of easing. >> a full accounting needs to happen from soup to nuts in terms of determining how this happened. >> wall street may be ready to hit the pause button on this week's roller coaster trading. >> stocks seem like they could stabilize. >> the buffalo bills have hired the first female full-time coach. >> all that. >> a unique way to sink a basketball. remarkable. >> valentine's day is coming up. reservations. >> a perfect way to tell the person you love that you don't. >> all of that matters. >> she's going to pardon herself. >> republicans taking aim at hillary clinton over e-mails. >> you notice how positive she is about the president. because she wants to stay out of the clink. >> on "cbs this morning." >> it's like a magical eagle
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made a wish. trump has given me so much material to make jokes about. nobody compares to the original material girl. >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." a major winter storm threatens to wallop millions in the east with blizzard conditions. heavy snow will start falling tonight. washington, dc could see up to 2 feet. philadelphia, new york, and boston will also be hit. >> the nation's capital and nearby areas got a preview. an inch of snow caught people off guard. the gridlock continues, drivers stuck in backups because of icy conditions. kris van cleave is on the national mall with more on the
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>> reporter: good morning. some people spent six, even eight hours to get home. others were stranded and had to sleep in their cars. and that's before the potential blizzard gets anywhere near washington. all this havoc caused by really just a little bit of snow. car crashes. slick streets. and crowded roads. they made driving nearly impossible in washington, dc last night. gridlocking roads until after midnight. more than 160 accidents in the area turned the nation's capital into a mess. >> i thought that i was going to make it up the hill. and then i realized a lot of other people thought the same thing. and here we are. >> reporter: cars that weren't sliding were left stranded. >> that's the roads. there are people stuck everywhere.
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>> reporter: less than an inch and a half of snow was enough to turn quick commutes into marathon trips to nowhere. >> as you can see, they didn't treat the roads, and this is what i'm dealing with. >> reporter: major highways were brought to a stand still as frustrated drivers were angry. the region was unprepared for light snow. >> it's been three hours trying to get home. this is ridiculous. i don't understand why they didn't prepare. >> it's been like this for about an hour now. >> reporter: even president obama couldn't escape the severe weather. his motorcade skidded and slog slogged its way through traffic along with dc commuters. the mayor's office admitted the storm caught the district off-guard. late last night the city launched additional salt trucks to help clear roads. schools across the region are closed or delayed. later this morning, the mayor of washington, dc will be holding a press conference to discuss storm preparations. you can bet she's going to be
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getting some very tough questions about last night. >> thank you, kris. we feel your pain. snow and freezing rain in tennessee created icy roads. police responded to several crashes along major highways yesterday. drivers were stuck with their wheels just spinning in kentucky. plows are busy after several inches of snow fell there. the schools are closed, the kids like that. chief weathercaster of our station wcbs is tracking the massive storm and the rain until the west. lonnie, what do you see? >> what i see first of all is a big portion of the country right now that has some sort of a watch or warning that's been issued. take a look at this. they extend from arkansas all the way into new jersey and areas shaded in green. blizzard watches in effect for washington, dc and new york city. today is the day, the big day for the storm, today is the day
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up from the gulf coast. it drops a lot of ice, snow north of that. snowfall totals holding steady. we're talking about the possibility of a foot of snow anywhere outside of new york city, stretching into portions of virginia west virginia, washington, dc, extending towards portions of the blue ridge mountains, a foot, 2 feet of snow, possibly more than that. right now, this is your storm. it's ragged. but today is the day it pulls in moisture from the gulf and shoots up the eastern seaboard. out west, a little system pushing onshore around washington state. mountain snow possible as well. this storm nothing compared to what the east coast will be dealing with, charlie. >> lonnie, thank you so much. the latest presidential poll finds donald trump's main rival is gaining support in new hampshire. trump polls a commanding 20-point lead over the field but the poll shows ted cruz is now in second place, ahead of jeb bush and marco rubio who are
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tied for third. major garrett in washington is following the top gop candidates. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. let's talk about the republican machine you've heard so much about. it's sputtering. how do we know? donald trump and ted cruz continue to dominate the gop race. to stay ahead, both have to ridicule the establishment, the machine, at every turn. lately these lines have begun to blur. now cruz has to criticize anyone not named sarah palin. >> even today the gop machine, they're attacking their own frontrunner. >> reporter: sarah palin hit the road with donald trump wednesday, aiming to fortify the frontrunner's conservative credentials. >> our candidate is ballsy enough to get out there and put those issues on the table. >> reporter: but even as palin soaked up cheers in tulsa, she spoke openly about pain within her family. >> the kind of elephant in the room.
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track, an iraq war veteran, was arrested on domestic violence week. palin used the moment to take a shot at president obama. >> my son, like so many others, they come back a bit different. they come back hardened. it starts from the top. the question that comes from our own president where they have to look at him and wonder, do you know what we go through? >> reporter: republican elder statesman bob dole, the 1996 presidential nominee, also signaled a preference for trump, especially if the only other alternative was cruz. "i question his allegiance to the party," referring to cruz. "nobody likes him." cruz said it was a sign they're ditching other candidates for trump. >> the washington establishment have made the assessment that marco rubio can't win this race and they're rushing to support donald trump. >> reporter: in iowa and new
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hampshire, republican voters haven't chosen a candidate. a new poll shows more than half of republicans are still making up their minds. these voters could definitely be up for grabs for candidates like john kasich and chris christie, who both believe that if they can finish a strong second in new hampshire, they'll attract the money and media attention necessary to credibly chase the nomination. >> major, thank you so much. the democrats are also fighting over support from the party establishment. this morning bernie sanders is gaining ground on hillary clinton. in iowa, clinton is trying to put new pressure on sanders. nancy cordes has more. good morning, nancy. >> reporter: good morning. even the smallest slight can become a campaign issue. here in iowa last night, hillary clinton took umbrage at a stray comment by bernie sanders about a key constituency: women. >> i was somewhat confused. senator sanders said well, you know, planned parenthood, the human rights campaign, they're
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part of the establishment. boy, i wish it were. i wish we weren't fight all the time to protect women's rights, to protect women's health. >> reporter: clinton was responding to sanders who said this when asked why planned parenthood endorsed her, not him. >> hillary clinton has been around there for a very, very long time. some of these groups are in fact part of the establishment. >> reporter: sanders is trying to position himself as an outsider. the clinton camp says he's too far outside. >> i think the term socialist doesn't make it easier to win. >> reporter: connecticut governor dan malloy and a chorus of clinton supporters argued wednesday that putting a socialist at the top of the ticket would hurt democrats down the balance on the in november. new york congressman steve israel. >> there's a place to carry the socialist banner, there's no question about it. i'm not so sure that particularly in swing congressional districts that's the banner you want to be parading. >> reporter: clinton's backers warn his tax positions would make sanders an easy target for
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republicans. in the '70s, sanders favored a 100% tax on income over $1 million. sanders says he's backed off that position, a bit, he joked. >> it will not be as high as the number under eisenhower, which was 90%. i'm not that much of a socialist compared to eisenhower. >> reporter: sanders likes to point out that polls right now show that he would actually do better in a matchup against top republicans than clinton would. her campaign argued that's because she's the one who's taking all the incoming fire from republicans right now, a sign, they say, that she's still the one the gop is most worried about running against in november. >> nancy, thanks. a british judge this morning says russia's president likely approved the killing of a former spy. the report says the spy died in london after drinking poisonous tea in 2006. charlie d'agata is in london
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with new results of the investigation. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the spy was deliberately poisoned, assassinated. his killers, according to this report, must have taken orders from the top. in president putin's russia, that can only be one man. on his death bed he told his wife putin did it. this morning, almost a decade after his murder, judge robert owen confirmed russia's secret service and putin were likely to blame. >> the ssb operation to kill mr. litvinenko was probably approved by the then-head of the ssb and also by president putin. >> reporter: the former kgb
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agent fled to britain in 2000, having become an outspoken critic of putin. these two men have always denied involvement. they're both back in russia. the ex-spy became violently ill and was dead in three weeks. a highly radio active and extremely toxic poison was found in his blood. the investigation found it was the second time they tried to poison him. gayle? >> charlie, thank you. michigan's governor is under fire this morning over newly released e-mails about the lead water crisis in flint. under pressure, governor rick snyder's office released hundreds of pages yesterday. in one e-mail, his then chief of staff writes of the toxic water,
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state is responsible." tests have shown dozens of children with elevated lead levels. adriana diaz is in flint with a look at the response to the contamination. adriana, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the governor released 274 pages of e-mails and documents late wednesday. one said that they were worried about people in flint turning it into a political football. people here are now depending on bottled water to survive. governor schneidernyder's chief of staff wrote, "the real responsibility rests with the county, city, and water authority. but since the issue here is the health of children and citizens, we're taking a proactive approach." just days after that e-mail, the governor announced the severity of the city's water problem, after he said he received confirmation of lead contamination.
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are these e-mails enough? >> no. >> reporter: flint's former mayor lost reelection in november. >> this is missing a whole year. and it's missing all the key public officials at the state level who were involved. >> reporter: when flint started drawing water from the flint river in 2014, the improperly treated water stripped lead from pipes. the city stopped tapping the water in november and lead levels have gone down. last night governor snyder couldn't say what the current levels are. >> what is the number? >> i don't have the number at the top of my head. it various by parts of the city. >> i would think that the governor of michigan would have those numbers at the top of his mind right now. >> until they're in a range that's considered safe, i don't actually want to get into the issue of by zip code or by street. >> reporter: president obama addressed the crisis in an interview for this weekend's
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"sunday morning" program. >> once people figured out there was a problem and there was lead in the water, the notion that immediately families weren't notified, thinks weren't shut down, that shouldn't happen anywhere. >> reporter: every single person we've spoken to says that what they want is brand-new pipes. and until then, this remains flint's cleanest water source. >> adriana, thank you very much. you can see lee cowan's full interview with president obama on "sunday morning" right here on cbs. thousands of students in detroit are back in school this morning. a massive sick-out forced their public schools to close. the district is suing to stop the protest over low pay and run-down buildings. omar villafranca is live there with more. omar, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. several buildings here at spain elementary school are closed because a large portion of the campus is just falling apart. let me show you what we're
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you can see on the outside, there are tiles that are falling off this building. and teachers tell us inside it's much worse. detroit teachers ditched school on wednesday to protest in the bitter cold. part of a widespread sickout that forced nearly all the schools across the city to shut down. >> report cards come out on friday. there are many things i should be doing right now. but at the moment i have to take a stand. >> reporter: monica tyson teaches elementary and middle school students. >> we have rodent issues. we have many, many different things. the list does go on. >> reporter: these images show deplorable conditions at some schools. damage on the floors and ceilings. one classroom even had mushrooms growing out of the wall. cbs news toured an elementary school where a leaky roof caused
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this isn't the first sick-out here in detroit this year but it's the largest so far, affecting parents like tanisha murray. >> i can't imagine how frustrating it is for the teachers. >> reporter: the state took control of detroit public schools in 2009, which are more than half a billion dollars in debt. the state appointed an emergency manager who called the sick-outs illegal in a statement. on wednesday, the district filed a lawsuit for an injunction for teachers to get back to work. >> instead of punishing the teachers, sit down and let's see how we can work this out together. >> reporter: teacher groups are having a meeting later today to talk about their next plan of action. we're told more sick-outs are planned. >> omar, thank you. we investigate the political action committee donald trump's campaign doesn't want raising
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are donors yesterday's sunshine... and we have mostly clear skies for now, but that won't last too long as the next storm is pushing into the west coast and california again. you can see those high clouds pushing in over the spring mountains already. ................. temps are cool this morning... getting down to the low 40s. we are already seeing some of those high clouds sneaking in... and even more by the afternoon. ............. the sun helped get temps up to the low 60s yesterday and we
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the scientific world is buzzing this morning about what may be a ninth planet in our solar system. >> ahead, one of the nation's leading astronomers is here in studio 57 today with the giant find and the next steps. the news is back in the morning right here on "cbs this morning."at's already inside me to reach my goals. so i liked when my doctor told me i may reach my blood sugar and a1c goals by activating what's within me. with once-weekly trulicity. trulicity is not insulin. it helps activate my body to do what it's supposed to do release its own insulin. trulicity responds when my blood sugar rises. i take it once a week, and it works 24/7. it comes in an easy-to-use pen and i may even lose a little weight. trulicity is a once-weekly injectable prescription medicine to improve blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes.
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many times been bitten welcome back to "cbs this morning." wake up! this half hour a major scientific breakthrough. what could be planet number nine in our solar system. astronomer derrick pitts is in our green room. we are looking at you. voters will get plenty of
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calls this campaign season asking for money. but are some political action communities running a scam? you betcha. former telemarketers share their story along with a onetime candidate for governor who claims he was taken. that investigation is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the "los angeles times" says new rules to encourage more diversity in the oscars will be considered by the academy of motion pictures arts and sentences. the issue will be discussed tuesday by the academy's board. comes over a backlash for this year's acting nominees. the board may consider expanding the number of acting nominees in each category. "usa today" reports walmart employees may get a pay raise. they will get an increase next month. the average full-time hourly wage $13.38 and part of walmart's strategy to retain the workers.
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that the imprefsncrease could drive down their profits. >> maven is testing a car sharing system to compete with zip car in ann arbor, michigan, before expanding elsewhere. it could also have a fleet driving vehicles in partnership with ride sharing services. get this. the las vegas sun reports that companies in sin city overcharge passengers by tens of millions every year. a state audit found customers are paying $47 million a year more than they should. auditors blame a $3 credit card fee that they call excessive. one taxi union says it lobbied to kill the fee. auditors criticize also the decision to increase a fuel surcharge. our partners at c-net. consumer product safety commission recommendation comes as it investigates more cases of
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the commission is expanding injuries to riders who fall off of them. amazon is offering refunds on any hoverboard it has sold. scientists have discovered a possible new planet in our solar system. for the first time in 170 years, evidence of this ninth planet was found on the far edge of the system. astronomers at the california institute of technology have not directly seen it yet but thinks it's up to ten times bigger than earth and 20 times farther away than neptune. derrick pitts is chief astronomer and director of the planetarium planetarium. how exciting is this to the world of asstrontronomy? >> it's exciting. for the first time we are identifying another planet in our solar system. like an indication we really don't know everything there is to know about our solar system and there is lots more to learn a.
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>> the evidence we can look at objects orbiting around our solar system and figure out why their motions are the way they are. because of the gravitational influences of everything else around. we looked at objects and realized we couldn't completely understand their motion. however, if we insert into the equation an object about the size of this planet nine, everything then worked out perfectly. so that is what gives the suspicion that it really does exist. >> so you don't see it, but you said it's all about the numbers. two scientists are playing around with numbers and they think what? >> they think, this doesn't add up. we need to ask some other folks to take a look at this for us and tell us if we are crazy. sure enough, that is what they gp the cal tech astronomers said you know the idea about being another planet? it's not a crazy idea and it looks like it's really possible. now what they will do is let this information out to the rest of the astro none cal community to figure out what is going on and make sure everything is
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>> some are stepping toward to say they are convinced? >> well, it is -- yes, they are pretty well convinced. now they need the visual evidence to back it up because, as i said, the numbers don't lie. >> how hard is it to get the visual evidence? a number i read in the paper and was interested in. pluto 4.6 billion miles from the sun. >> right. >> this new planet would be about 20 billion miles from the sun. >> it's even further out than that at its greatest extent. the point is we can develop instrumentation that goes on big telescopes around the world will give us the capability to see it. the real trick we have to know where to look and right now we don't know where to look. astronomers are incredible hunters and can figure this out. >> the numbers are awesome. how long would it take to navigate the sun? >> it's a 20,000-year orbit. >> 20,000 years? >> we won't be here! >> not only will we not be here but in the history of us looking
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at the sky, we have not yet really seen this. we don't know if it's come around to our part of the solar system or not. but one of the really cool things about this story is that one of the astronomers mike brown said since he was the person that downgraded the status of pluto originally his daughter has been a little upset with him. he says perhaps this will make up for that. >> when i grew up we were taught there were nine planets. coming full circle. >> i feel much better now there is a ninth planet. >> the next step is further examine the evidence they have? >> right. they will keep looking at the numbers to see if they can find any other way this can manifest itself. and objects could manifest itself this way and they are looking for the visual. >> next time you come, would you wear a brighter tie? i need my sunglasses. >> you are out of this world. >> it looks like it came from the south of france. >> i like it. >> thank you. i'll go for that. millions nationwide are waking up this morning to below
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freezing conditions. but 2015 was the hottest year on record. federal government findings announced yesterday show the earth's temperature went up 0.03 of a degree. last year's warmest the warmest for a summer. heat changes since the 1950s. many scientists blame climate change for this year's el nino. sugar bowl ski resort says maiers put the ski patrol to risk when he traveled into an avalanche area. video shows him sliding and tumbling before fighting his way to the surface. charlie, were you really going to say something about derrick's tie? >> i was. i like it. >> you're dapper. are some pocketing tens of millions in campaign dough nations? cbs news investigates. >> literally, they listed 11 things. we are going to do phone calls
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this election is on track to break all spending records. it could likely cost several billion dollars by the end of last year, presidential campaigns and outside groups supporting them raised more than $600 million. between the candidates, super pacs and other committees, that number is going to explode. funded in part from donors. but with all of those groups asking for money, it can be confusing. julianna goldman is in washington with a cbs news investigation that reveals why it's important for donors to do their homework.
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political solicitation, there is an entire industry of consultants who hunt for donors but times they few vars actually make it to specific candidates. now this technically isn't illegal because, believe it or not no law is requiring pacs to spend money on election reason related purposes. >> a lot of people were older. >> reporter: kristina and c.j were paid. >> whatever the number, whatever you felt like you could work out of them. >> reporter: they worked for this milwaukee-based telemarketing firm called american liberty group. public records show it was paeds 400,000 by a political action committee called conservative strike force. zubic said one donor said he was dying of cancer so she asked a supervisor for guidance. >> why didn't you tell him this is an opportunity to give one big last donation. >> reporter: give one last big donation before he dies? >> yes. >> reporter: american liberty
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also solicited money from veterans on behalf of conservative strike force. cbs news obtained this script saying, can strikeforce count on your support of our veterans during these important times? but we couldn't find any money going to veterans causes. we looked at federal records and found since 2011, conservative strike strikeforce and other pacs raised over $33 million large from republican retirees but only 8% went to the causes they claimed to support. the rest went to a group of companies who used those donations to make more money. is it a scam? >> oh, no question. you just can't say an organization out there that is spending 95% of its money just to raise more money and never has any intention of doing the things it's telling the people that it's talking to that it will do, you can't call that anything else. >> reporter: former virginia attorney general ken cuccinelli was the 2012 republican candidate for governor. conservative strike force used
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pitches without his approval. he said they made false promises to voters so he sued them. >> they listed four things. they didn't do any of those things. >> reporter: so when donors give to conservative strikeforce, where does the money go? the pac, as well as six others have the same treasurer. a man named scott mckenzie and have the same address 37. p.o. bochltx 806 at this u.p.s. store. mackenzie is paid to be the treasurer of all of these different pacs. >> reporter: mackenzie wouldn't speak on camera and says he doesn't have any current ties to the vendors. he says as treasurer for a total of 25 pacs, he takes all of the heat for decisions that other people make. already in this election cycle, donald trump asked mackenzie to
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patriots for trump. mackenzie said he will imply. in the meantime this former telemarketer in milwaukee had some advice. >> don't give anything over the phone phone. if you want to support something, go to the website of that organization you want to support and, and i'm sorry. i'm sorry for my part in that. >> reporter: kristina and c.j. both felt because they felt uncomfortable with what was happening. we asked mackenzie about the causes for veteran causes and said they were test calls and no money was raised. kristina verified payments but doesn't remember how much. already in 2016 some of mackenzie pacs have report spending hundreds of thousands of dollars largely from contacting voters across the country. >> wow. kite an investigation. really disturbing. did you find, are these limited to conservatives or does this also happen on the left too? >> reporter: while these kind of scams are most prevalent on the right it's not limited to
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> henderson city leaders want to know what residents think about the potential reorganization of clark county school district. they're holding a meeting at 4-30 today at the convention center a bill passed last year requiring a committee to study how to turn the district into several evenly divided precincts before the 2018-19 school year. henderson residents who want to learn more about the process can share their thoughts today. if you can't make it, an online survey is available through the city's website./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the campaign trail is coming to las vegas today.. and a former president will be in town.
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mister bill clinton will stump for his wife hillary... he's hosting an organizing event at "advanced technologies academy" on vegas drive near rancho. doors open at 6:30 p-m... the event starts at 7:15./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and republican donald trump is also holding a campaign rally in las vegas. it's at the south point hotel and casino on the boulevard and silverado ranch. doors open at 11 a-m. the event begins at 1. trump will also make a guest appearance at the outdoor sportsman awards at the venetian at 7:00./// want to check on your commute delays on the beltway in henderson. this is 215 by green valley parkway. there's a stall in the spaghetti bowl on southboun di-15 at us 95, which isn't helping the delays we're already dealing with. expect a slow ride down i-15 south, starting at cheyenne, north las vegas
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get dumped, remember there is more fish. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by liberty mutual insurance. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. a major snowstorm forming this morning could cripple parts of the mid-atlantic region. snow will start falling in some areas tonight and last through sunday. washington and surrounding areas will face the brunt of the storm with blizzard conditions. up to 24 inches of snow is forecast for the capital. the same goes for philadelphia. new york could see 12 inches. and boston is preparing for 6 inches. >> got to get ready. an inch of snow last night fell on washington and surprised many drivers there. cars just gliding on the icy roads. drivers expressed frustration that the city was not better prepared to handle this stuff. the effects of that snowfall continue this morning with
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gridlock in the morning commute. donald trump and ted cruz are fighting to be the anti-establishment candidate. this morning, cruz says the establishment is turning to trump. cruz campaigns today in new hampshire where the latest poll shows him 20 points behind trump. the texas senator said if trump is elected he will be another republican cutting deal for democrats. >> i'm a christian, first. i'm an american, second. i'm a conservative, third. i'm a republican, fourth. the problem are republican leadership is that they make deals on everything. they surrender at the outset and they stand for nothing. and mr. trump pitch to the washington establishment is he's a deal maker. mr. trump is welcoming the support of the washington establishment. >> campaigning in iowa, trump said cruz did not fully report that he took out loans to run for the senate in 2012. trump said voters could not trust cruz trump said voters could not trust cruz to go after big fro banks. >> he borrowed money from citiba goldman sachs and he borrowed
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he never put it in his personal financial disclosure form. that's a big to-no. now he's going to go after goldman-sachs, goldman-sachs owns him. sm he said, oh, i didn't know that. smart guy, he doesn't know that? that's worse than hillary when it you think about it. >> always an interesting take. don later in the day, donald trump will campaign with hillary clinton in oklahoma. palin ralil hillary clinton tweeted this, sarah palin's got trump's back, if you want to keep republicans like them out of the white house, pledge your support now. sarah palin says darn right, we'll have our next president's back, better than you had the backses of our guys in benghazi. all
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hillary clinton also made a "saturday night live" joke, which i can't wait to see, they o must have tina fey on speed aturday dial. the latest poll in iowa shows bernie sanders within two ts o points of clinton. she's now launching new attacks sm after sampbdnders dismissed endorsements of hillary clinton by planned parenthood, he said some of these groups are part of ar the establishment. clinton said wednesday in d on w iowa she wished that was true. she also criticized sanders medicare for all health fo insurance plans to replace obama care. >> senator sanders cares deeply anders about covering people, but he wants to start all over again. can we can get to universal . coverage. i mean i remember enough of the arithmetic i learned, it's a lot easier to get from 90% of coverage to 100%, than starting over and going from zero to 100. >> the democratic candidate also hall i appear monday together in a townne week
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hall in iowa. it comes one week before the ffalo, first in the nation caucuses. the bills are making pro w football history, they have hired the first woman to be a full-time nfl coach. hel her name is catherine smith and r she will help develop kicking and receiving teams prepare for smit each week's o here's details of this ground breaking move. elaine, good morning. than a >> catherine smith worked for off the new york jets for more than a decade, but it's her new official title that has everyone been talking. historically the nfl coaching ranks have been one of the biggest boys cluck ss clubs on the block,, the but the bills are changing that. late monday night the bills announced they were promoting
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first full-time smith in the her nfl. the 30-year-old began her nfl career as an intern with the new york jets in 2003. four years later, smith was promoted to player personnel assistant and in 2014 was named assistant to then head coach rex ryan. r smith followed rex ryan to head buffalo after he took the head coaching job with the bills lastan said year. ryan said he consulted with e ar arizona cardinals bruce arians ory the whose team made history themselves this past july. >> and very excited to have coach jan welter join our staff. >> reporter: the cardinals hired jan welters as an intern for to bills training camp for three seasons, the first woman to hold dream a coaching position in the nfl. >> i could not have dreamed big enough. now it sets the stage that it could be a dream for other girlsr: smith >> smith wasn't made available nigh to the media last night.esperson,
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according to a team spokespersonrters a she may address reporters about her new role sometime after next month's super bowl. gayle gayle? >> big deal. >> very big deal indeed. go catherine smith. we are counting down to super bowl 50, have you heard su it's going to be on cbs? we'll bring you all the live action from levy's stadium, that's from santa clara, a stadiu california on sunday, february 7, that's right here on good old cbs. macy's is launching a new kind of store to take back business from online retailers. their attempts to prevent sales
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baby come back any kind of fool could see amazon enjoy a record breaking holiday season, but some companies reported disappointing holiday sales, including ma's that's cutting 5,000 jobs. the legendary chain also closed states. their sales in november and december dropped by 45%. macy's is under pressure to sell real estate and is looking for ways to bring in customers. cbs news financial contributor melody hopkins is in chicago and joins us to sort it all out. melody, help us understand, hs a
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>> this is a search for relevancy and to drive foot traffic into the store. the idea is that they will put their macy's backstage brand inside of their traditional store and that value shopper who go into the discount store will the december cover the traditional macy's by virtue of going to back staej. now i have to tell you, this seems like a tall order to me, i can see the traditional macy's customer discovering the backstage store, but they want reverse. this is going to be hard. >> we have seen other department stores like nordstrom, they have nordstrom rack where you can get clothes at a discounted rate. how is this different from that? >> this is actually different because nordstrom's has worked really hard to separate the rack business from the traditional nordstroms. one way they have done that is that 80% of the merchandise of
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the rack store is actually specific to that store, it's not discounted merchandise from nordstrom's, they also have a long lead time on this one. they have been doing this for about a decade, they have over 100 rack stores. so in this situation, macy's is going to be playing catch up, they have about eight of the backstage stores and they have a handful of stores inside the traditional macy's. >> how about combatting giants like amazon? >> there are a few people who have done it right. i think nordstrom's has done a good job. notwithstanding it's sales in the last year, but acquiring online retailers like donald trump club, they have done a really good job of updating their omni trail business, you can use your phone to place an
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order while you're in the store. and this rack business is a very successful business for them. >> this is a sign that department stores are not doing so well, how bad is it? >> it's bad, the last 12 months have been really rough. these businesses are down 40% or so. they have had a lot of pressure on them. it's just a different day, they've got the assault jaub line, and the millennial shopper is not a that into retail in terms of buying clothes. they want experiential purchases,like vacations and going out to dinner. and that's a lot to overcome. >> melody, thank you so much. >> yeah, good to see you. sarah palin's endorsement of donald trump has people talking about fashion. that's ahead on "cbs this
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why don't women like me? >> let me check on that. how about a web search for why don't women like me? >> no need. already done that. >> "the big bang theory" near half of americans are talking to their phones every day.
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like apple's siri are beyond sending text messages and giving directions. but is it the end of typing? dan ackerman is senior editor at our partner cnet and is here. what is the latest example of how voice recognition is work to go improve our lives? >> we are seeing things like siri and another version from microsoft and visual assistance and seeing it in homes like amazon echo. you're seeing it now bleed into smart home things and cars. >> do you still have to talk like this? most of the time, they don't understand you. >> no matter what you do, you end up shouting at siri and she won't understand you. the big change we have made is command language, early voice recognition research the last couple of decades have been device x and perform task y. you have to keep the sentence structure very formal and we
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have looseneded that pup google learned to answer casual questions. >> can you teach siri to be responsive to your voice? >> i've not had any success in that but hypothetically, you could. they are getting better. i think the amazon is the best example i've seen in that it works maybe 80% of the time for siri and these other ones -- rhode island >> what is the future of this? where is it going? >> i think buttons and whether entering your password or turning on the lights or changing a channel on the tv and you're seeing in cars in terms of navigation and entertainment fountain car and sending text mesages. you're seeing it nermsterms of home automation. i tell the system to turn on the lights and it works. >> what is that? really? >> it's two ecosystems working together and the fact it works is shocking to me. >> it's so interesting. we text. when my kids text things they hit the audio thing and it texts.
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>> i love that. >> do you think typing will be obsolete? i can remember typing class typing the quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog's back. that uses all of the letters. will typing be obsolete? >> i'm investing in reading and writing and don't think it will go away from nap the keyboard we use is from the 1870s and was designed to keep the keys from jamming up when you use a mechanical typewriter. the fact that is still built into every new device is shocking all of these years later. >> i use it to taking notes. in other words, i reach them and rebateship repeat summarizing and it goes into that. >> how accurate is it? you have to go back and proofread. >> it's pretty good. >> i use that too, dragon as well. >> it's voice and gesture in terms of home control and car control. you go like this. that is more sort of -- more could be done on that. >> what does that mean? you just waved your hand.
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>> maybe stop it or turn up the volume. maybe you can activate something by pushing against it rather than pushing a physical button on a remote. >> i love it. so cool. >> i'll still holding on to the keyboard and the blackberry and the typewriter! >> dan ackerman, we thank you. >> one teaching hospital takes its medical staff on a field ((brian loftus)) > a jury will continue deliberations today... in the trial of a former las vegas pastor. otis holland is accused of sexually assaulting young girls in his congregation during counseling sessions. he faces 17 felony counts of sexual assault and lewdness, along with misdemeanor counts of witness tampering and conspiracy to destroy evidence. holland could face life in prison if convicted./// ((brian loftus)) > and the woman accused of deliberately running over pedestrians on the strip.. now faces more charges. 24- year- old lakeisha holloway now faces a total of 71 charges. the additional charges include attempted murder with the use of
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a deadly weapon, battery with use of a deadly weapon, child abuse and neglect. holloway was already facing a murder charge for last month's incident in front of paris and planet hollywood. one woman was killed.. more than 30 were injured. holloway is due back in court february 4th./// now we want to get a check on your commute < >mcleod between chandler and sunset is shutting down today for construction on the paradise- whitney interceptor project. work is scheduled through february 29. traffic signal was turned on today at lake mead and sloan. < >
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a high school basketball player in alabama had the came head-on, you could say. his teammate passed the ball to him and caught him by surprise and it deflected off his face and somehow landed in the basket! two points! >> he looks fine! >> yeah, he is fine. you think they are having fun with him at school today? >> yeah. >> nice shot, mack. >> nice shot. welcome back to "cbs this
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coming up in this half hour, art could help make health care better but it's not patients coming face-to-face with these. . how doctors and nurses are finding inspiration in museum rachel bloom is changing the rules for romantic comedy. bloom shows us how refusing to quit led to a golden globe. what an inspiring story. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. forbes report on a new blood test whether a patient needs antibiotics using a drop of blood. researchers at duke can distinguish between bacterial or viral infections and can cut down on overuse of antibiotics and limit the rise of superbug. >> in 2014 the ntsb found that life vests could not be worn correctly by an overwhelming
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majority of the passengers. in the 2009 mirkacle on the hudson only 22 had life vests on properly. it's more important to get out of the plane quickly to invoiceavoid any fires. uber is planning to have a food delivery system and it's in new york and offered in nine other cities including los angeles and chicago and washington, d.c. and austin. uber will work with a couple of restaurants each day to deliver meals to its customers within a few minutes. the standalone app will be available by the end of march. hallelujah! >> that is right! >> i need that salad for lunch. >> good news. the new york "daily news" reports on what sarah palin wore while endorsing donald trump. some stylists say it wasn't the correct wardrobe choice for the occasion but this morning, the 695 dollar jacket is sold on saks fifth avenue website and unclear if it's out of stock because of palin's appearance.
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she also wore it for an interview on "sunday morning" on cbs. >> you got it? >> so you. >> you got it for me for my birthday? >> it's sparkly, indeed. do you think chris will let me wear it on the air? >> no. no, i don't. the hollywood reporter says comedian amy schumer will take a lie detector test to prove she did not choke. it comes after 300 comedians tweeted similarities between their jokes and hers. schumer denies that. and she will show the test this season on her show. >> billboard named some of the entertainers performing at the grammy awards. ten time winner adele returns for a performance for the first time since 2012. also performing kendrick lamar and little big town and the weekend.
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you can watch the 58th annual grammy awards on cbs monday, february 15th at 8:00 p.m. pacific, 5:00 p.m. pacific. a dose of culture help the medicine go down. dr. tara narula shows us the movement. good morning. >> good morning. medicine is an art as much as a science. innovative program in boston, it teaches physicians and students training to use their eyes and ears to connect with patients and enhance the practice of medicine. at boston's women's hospital, doctors and nurses and harvard medical students are helping reshape medical attention. by day, members of the teaching unit or itu focus on treating patients. >> keep you updated as we get any more news. >> reporter: at night they fix their sights on work of art. >> you don't need to know anything about art or art history.
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fine arts boston, art is a catalyst to strengthen clinical and interpersonal skills and softening the hard science of medicine with creative expression. >> to me this kind of represented the struggle of being a third-year med student where with i'm on a different rotation every couple of months and i feel like my story is being rewritten over and over and everything i learned, some of it, i forget. >> when you survey patients, very few of them complain about the knowledge base of their doctor. or the fact that their doctor doesn't know what they complain about is that their doctor is inefficient or ineffective in communitying how the patients feel and that is what we are trying to address with these programs. >> reporter: dr. joel katz declined the art curriculum brigham women. it is now a model. why is it art museum the best place for this? why not a barbecue or a softball game? >> the beauty of art museum it takes everybody out of their
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to focus on an external object i say take the personal aspects out of it and lets them solve problems together. that's what we want them to do. >> reporter: activities are carefully designed to enhance team building. >> one person is going to sit facing the art work. you're going to describe what you see. >> reporter: to break down the hospital hierarchy, junior staff members are compared with more senior colleagues. >> his arm, his left arm is sitting -- resting on his left knee. >> reporter: observing and describing art is used to promote problem solving, communication, thinking outside the box, and appreciating other perspectives. >> you start looking and, all of a sudden, you see sort of maybe some disaster there, like -- something and that is really what that -- it looks like a cancer. >> sometimes we forget -- and make sure that the patient that they are put back together and okay again.
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early the next morning, the museum experience is incorporated into medical practice with the goal of improving patient care. >> what does it sound like? >> you have an extra heart now. >> the extra heart sound we hear when there is too much fluid in the body. >> reporter: instead of deciding the care plan in the hallway rounds are at the bedside with the patient included. >> any questions? >> no. i -- i -- you mentioned all about this art stuff. >> yes. >> that's a big thing to me now. now i think i got the real picture. >> in the museum our goal is so interpret a piece of artwork together. here, our goal is to interpret the patient cases together and it's really about figuring out the answer to the patient and for the patient. >> reporter: getting everyone on the same page with a consistent message avoids the fragmented care many patients experience in the hospital. >> whether you're the nurse, the nursing assistant, physician, physical therapy, coordinate, the experience helps bring it all together and for them to realize we are all on the same
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team and i think it really translates into patient care. >> it looks like it's here. we look and then often we feel. any questions you have for us? >> no. i believe -- you're my family now. >> good. >> it's not overwhelming having everybody here rounding at your bedside? you actually enjoy that? >> i do the fact they get together and they talk to me about what is going on. they don't just treat me like, oh, he doesn't know. >> reporter: at its core, medicine is about that human interaction. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: that's why we do this and it's incredible this whole humanity aspect has really been missing. >> uh-huh. >> reporter: from medical training until now? >> yeah, yeah. you say it's been missing. but, actually, if you look carefully, it was here and i think we have lost it. >> in fact, as recently as 50 years ago, humanities were at the core of medical practice and while research into this program affects is ongoing there is
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patients and practitioner practitioners benefit. interacting with art helps the stress on their job too. they didn't have this program when i was an intern and residents at the brigham but i really wish they had! >> who is that? >> wow. >> yes, many years ago! >> great program. >> it is. sounds like a wonderful program. >> a special place and a special program. >> nice there is a recognition of doctors need. >> will we see an implementation of it a lot throughout medical schools? >> right now 15% of medical schools have some humanities curriculum involved and this is focusing on team building. >> both sides are learning and i like paragraph the junior with the seniors too. what do we think about your picture there, doctor? >> i don't really like the short hair. >> yea in 2015! you look great! >> thank you. you have a chance to own a piece of people history.
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francis in part of his united states tour goes up for auction next week. it costs less than 20,000 typically. it goes from 0 to 60 in about nine seconds! no word yet on the starting bid. proceeds from the auction will be donated to charities. a second of pope's fiats at the philadelphia auto show starting later this month. >> and it's 2015. and it's 2016. rachel bloom takes us inside
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hollywood's attention coming up j@j@ on average, it takes three hundred americans working for a solid year, to make as much money as one top ceo. it's called the wage gap. and the republicans will make it worse by lowering taxes for those at the top and letting corporations write their own rules. hillary clinton will work to close the wage gap. equal pay for women to raise incomes for families, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes for the middle class. she'll get the job done for us.
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oh, my god! oh, my god! oh, my god! guys, guys, guys. guys. i'm just going talk to you like people and pretend i'm not on tv. we almost didn't have a show! we made a pilot for another network and they rejected it and we sent the pilot to every other network in hollywood and we got six rejections? one day and we felt like crap. but we knew it was good. i love you so much! >> we love her right back! rachel, hello.
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for her role in "crazy exfoif ex-girlfriend ex-girlfriend. >> i love that title. there she discovers in california the object of her affection his name is josh and he's got a girlfriend. >> let me get in there. let's about rebecca time. >> stop. okay. you guys got this. so i'm going to let them have you know what? >> are you okay? >> are you okay? rachel bloom is cocreator and star of "crazy ex-girlfriend." thank you for being at the table. >> thanks for having me. >> are you a crazy girlfriend or do you just play one on tv? >> i think everybody is a crazy ex-girlfriend.
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it's turning a romantic comedy on its head. >> congratulations on the golden globe. you were one of the first to get the award and great. i was smig ear-to-ear. your speech was so exuberant. you faced a lot of rejection to get this on the air. >> yeah. to be able to have shot a pilot and send it to networks and have it rejected. >> something in that. >> even to get to that level of being able to shoot a pilot was a huge thing for my career. >> i think one of the reasons you resonated to what was the opening clip when norah is a saying we were smiling watching you. your competition was little little lily tomlin and they called rachel bloom and you thought what? >> i was looking into the eyes of my cocreator and it was wonderful. on one side of me was elaine and on attorney general side was my husband. all i remember when they said my
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name, her eyes widening and letting out a bird scream. it was overwhelming. it was quite -- the whole thing felt like a weird dream that i was about to wake up from. >> you know something wasn't a dream? you posting on your instagram account you getting ready. i want to show everybody a clip from that. it's the golden globe times sexy. i got it on. i can't breathe. >> you were talking about getting ritaeady and using spanks. i think you said you had on two of them? >> the sexy golden globe you saw is me doing a parody from the pilot getting sexy ready song which is getting ready for a date and you see the horrifying things you have to do to get ready for a date. aren't we making ourselves sexy smooth? no, the waxing and shaving and pulling! >> there you are standing there
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in your underwear. >> i'm in my underwear. hi a waist cincher on. the top of theit had been cut and lumps coming up. >> why did post that? >> it's about playing with the juxtapositions between beauty and ugly and glamour and norm and depression and happiness. it's about these opposite. i thought it was only fair on a night i was going to look so incredibly glamorous to show what goes into that because all of this happened to me very quickly. eight months ago i didn't have a television show and i was broke and partially because i'm horrible at saving money. within a very short amount of time i'm the lead of a television show and i have a golden globe so i see what happens being on television. >> continued success. >> thank you. >> can't wait to see what happens next with you and your man. >> cool. >> rachel, thank you.
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>> can you watch "crazy ex-girlfriend" monday on the cw network. up next, the castles where winter is scene. tomorrow, we go someplace warm. >> i'm ben tracy in cuba where an american television show is making history. we will take you to the set and show you how hollywood has become a part of u.s. cuban
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it took joel silverman years to become a master dog trainer. but only a few commands to master depositing checks at chase atms. technology designed for you. so you can easily master the way you bank. minnesota's ice castles open saturday. the warm december pushed back the winter's start for the stunning glacial gallery near maps.
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they used spring -- maps. they created the sgadisplay. >> that does it for us.
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tonight with ((kirsten joyce)) > a jury will continue to deliberate the fate of the former pastor, accused of sexually assaulting young girls in his congregation. otis holland is facing 17 felony counts, including sex assault guilty. prosecutors say it all started back in 2008. closing arguments were made in the case yesterday. prosecutors say holland spent time picking his victims.. and sexually assaulted them during counseling sessions. the defense said the girls were making everything up: ((carmine colucci/defense attorney: "so whenever these events happen, there were only 2 people that were actual eye true."
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matthew rashbrook/prosec utor: "she thought it was part of counselling, and on that basis, she submitted to his behavior, but remember, submission is not the same as consent.")) ((kirsten joyce)) the trial has gone on for a little over two weeks. holland faces life in prison./// ((kirsten joyce)) > the campaign trail is coming to las vegas today.. and a former president will be in town. mister bill clinton will stump for his wife hillary... he's hosting an organizing event at "advanced technologies academy" on vegas drive near rancho. doors open at 6:30 p-m... the event starts at 7:15./// ((kirsten joyce)) > and republican donald trump is also holding a campaign rally in las vegas. it's at the south point hotel and casino on the boulevard and silverado ranch. doors open at 11 a-m. the event begins at 1. trump will also make a guest appearance at the outdoor sportsman awards at the venetian at 7:00./// ((kirsten joyce)) > j-lo has officially kicked off her new residency at the planet hollywood! (( (music) if you had my love, and i gave you all my trust, would
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((kirsten joyce)) the show is called jennifer lopez: all i have. fans and celebrities filled the audience...and the stage. ja rule, ne-yo, and pitbull also performed at her show. tickets for her performances through june are up for sale and prices start at 59 dollars./// < ((sherry swensk)) loved the sunshine yesterday... and we have mostly clear skies for now, but that won't last too long as the next storm is already pushing into the west coast and california. ................. temps are cool this morning... getting down to the low 40s. we are already seeing some of those high clouds sneaking in... and even more by the afternoon. ............. the sun helped get temps up to the low 60s yesterday and we will be close today...
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more clouds through today and again friday. ......... a slight chance of showers comes saturday - after our recycling event.
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>> it's "live with kelly & michael." today, broadway and tv star kelsey grammer. and the "shark tank's" draymond john shares his tips for a debt-free life. plus, singing her new hit, "you don't own me," grace. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] >> and now, here are your emmy award-winning co-hosts, kelly
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ripa and michael strahan.
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