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bitter blast. temperatures set to plunge for millions of americans still digging out from this week's winter storm. immigration showdown. millions of undocumented immigrants are in limbo. president obama's orders blocking deportation are blocked by a federal judge. >> my choice for the best in show is the beagle. >> and beagle mania here in new york. she runs away with the top honors at the westminster kennel dog show. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, february 18th 2018. good morning. thanks for joining us.
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i'm alison harmelin in for anne-marie green. the groundhog was alive back on february 2nd. for millions of people from the great lakes to the southeast winter has got p worse again. snow fell on cities not used to winter weather like charlotte, memphis, and louisville and right behind the bitter storm comes bitter blasts that's sure to keep snowfall around longer than usual. this was a close call on icy roads in virginia. it's blamed for eight traffic deaths in six southern states. black ice a major concern. >> there's still ice on these streets. i wouldn't advice anyone to go out. but if you've got to stay safe. >> this highway turned into a frozen crash course. it wasn't just driving that was treacherous. chunks of ice fell from this skyscraper in charlotte. a dicey situation turned out
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oklahoma in louisville. a couple needed rescuing when they tried to save their dog which wandered out on an icy pond. a neighbor and a kayak took care of the rest. >> i went over the dog, she pull her paws up her. she had long fehr. i got her nose up on the boat. >> they ventured onto a frozen waterway when a girl gotfell through the ice. two boys were found safe after their snowmobile got stuck. we kicked down the sign and started a fire with the gas. >> they say it could be a month before service returns to normal. >> i've been persistently either late or leaving at 6:30 in the morning and still standing
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around. >> i hope my job isn't in jeopardy. >> right on the heels of all that snow are dangerously cold temperatures. eric fisher meteorologist of our boston station wbz is tracking the deep freeze that's setting in. >> the cold a big story over the next couple of days. bitterly cold start to the day. feels like temperatures are 25 to 35 degrees below zero. these are the temps out in the morning when you factor in the wind and actual temperature by midday. 36 below in international falls. below with windchill in chicago, cincinnati,'ve nashville. the cold is on its way to the deeper south. we'll see record lows set over the course of the next couple of days. thursday morning is the coldest one. look at lexington, well below 10 degrees below zero. 11 below in cleveland. subzero temps across tennessee. teens in atlanta and the 20s in north florida. in terms of high temperatures,
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next few days awful cold. barely above zero. same story in chicago. st. louis holding in the teens. fresh snow on the ground. and moving over toward the southeast and into the northeast, new york city teens on friday. your coldest day. 20s in lan for thursday and there are some skills closed down. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news, stay warm. president obama's immigration act was supposed to kick in today. it won't. it was blocked by a federal judge. the administration says he'll appeal but for now the administration will comply with the ruling. susan mcginnis is in washington. susan, good morning. >> allison, good morning. this is not surprising. the president has long clashed with those opposed to both his immigration policy and his use of executive power. now, this ruling may not derail the president's plan but for now it puts the future of millions of immigrants in limbo.
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it would have been today that the department of homeland security would have began accepting applications for legal status frommion undocumented illegal immigrants. >> i disagree with the justice's ruling and will appeal. >> reporter: but the judge blocked president obama's executive action on immigration. judge hainan's ruining gives 26 states time to sue the administration to stop the president's action. in his ruling the judge said the president had judge weigh in and say yeah you were right. >> he'll say the law and history are on his side. >> i'm confident that it is well within my authority and theat their
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discretion. >> these immigrants were disappointed with the ruling. >> we're americans like everyone else. we pay our taxes. we're not here to cheat the system. >> in dallas they parade. in tucson they held a rally. the obama administration said it will abide by the ruling during the appeal process. and while the appeal process goes forward, the president is urging lawmakers here to pass
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more than 100 residents were evacuated after losing their drinking water and electricity. there were no serious injuries. this morning
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he was not ready. manuel bojorquez, cbs news stephenville, texas. coming up on the "morning news," the twist in the case of a las vegas mother shot and killed in a road wage dispute. a t teenagers stormed a theater showing fifty"fifty shades of grey". now the theater issues a new policy. this is the "cbs morning news." sweet mother of softness... charmin!!! take a closer look at charmin ultra soft and you'll love what you see. not only can you use less, but you can actually see the softness in our comfort cushions. we all go. why not enjoy the go with charmin ultra soft? sir, we're going to need you on the runway later. don't let a severe cold hold you back. get theraflu... ...with the power of three medicines to take on your worst pain and fever, cough and nasal congestion. it breaks you free from your toughest cold and flu symptoms.
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swarm. jill wagner is here in new york with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, alison. swiss officers have opened a report. now comes a report by "60 minute tss" and a number of european media outlets that hsbc's swiss bank helps clients hide funds to avoid paying taxes. hsbc acknowledges its role and says it's changed up practices. the struggle to keep up with student loans is hindering americans from buying homes. overdue payments rose to 11.3% in the final quarter last year, according to the federal reserve in new york. that is the highest in the year. it used to be that 30-year-olds with student debt were more likely to have mortgages because of higher education levels, but now the fed says they're less likely. a report says talks between greece and its creditors. the dow gained 28 points. the s&p reached 3 points higher
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reaching another record high and the nasdaq composite finished 5 points higher. a new survey finds americans are less satisfied with retailers after three years of gains. higher prices are part of the reason. nordstrom scored highest on the customer satisfaction index for 2014. amazon took the top spot for online retailers. at the bottom of the list walmart was worst rated. and a florida shopping mall has a new policy. all teenagers must be accompanied by an adult after 9:00 p.m. this is what triggered the policy change. about 100 teens rushed the movie theater after they were denied tickets to see "fifty shades of grey" last saturday. others rushed the food court outside the mall in yond. no one was injured and there wasn't any damage. straight ahead, road rage shooting. new details in the las vegas
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police in las vegas continue to search for the gunman who shot and killed a mother of four in a road rage incident. they also have a new account of how it played out. vanessa murphy of our las vegas affiliate klas reports. >> my mom was protecting me this night, you know. she was doing what every mother would do, protect her babies. >> reporter: crystal myer's mother tammy was teaching crystal how to drive on february 12th when things took for the worse. she was driving home blocks from the family's house a driver sped up from behind, cut them off. crystal reached over and honked the horn. the other driver got out of his car to yell. tammy drove home but didn't give up. >> unfortunately i can't ask tammy what was in her midnight at the time of her actions. >> reporter: the lieutenant said tammy told crystal to get her
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22-year-old brother. he was armed with a gun. they searched for him, followed him, returned home, the driver showed up and shot tammy. the son shot back. he took off. >> i did what i had to do to protect my family. everyone can think what they had to think. i did it for a reason. i would do it for anyone i love. >> tammy died two days later. at this vigil tuesday night -- >> tammy, tammy. >> reporter: the family gave their side of the story. >> she didn't go out on a hunt. she took her daughter home to safety. she got her son. she took the chaos away from her home like any mother would. >> reporter: metro police say there is a victim at the center of this road rage incident turned homicide >> it's our job and it's our obligation as a community and law enforcement organization to ensure that everyone is safe regardless of what our personal opinions are on certain person's actions. >> when people are panicked
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things happen you know and not always the right thing do, if i could say it that way. >> reporter: bob myers was out of town when his wife was killed but he insists his son is a hero. >> if i could make some kind of medal right now, i would do it. >> reporter: the family is offering a reward for information leading to the suspect. when we return, she's the toast of the town. the mild-mannered hound that won best in show. plus also meet some of the other pooches who took part in the westminster kennel club dog show. the westminster kennel club dog show. hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. [ m'm... ] [ tapping ] sounds good. campbell's healthy request. m'm! m'm! good.® did you use the loo paper in there? i did. how was it? it was good! why do you think that the ripples work? because it gets it all clean. are you so clean that you would go commando? ok! how do you feel? i feel awesome! only cottonelle has cleanripple texture, so you can go commando. ugh. does your carpet ever feel rough and dirty? don't avoid it. resolve it.
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forecast in some cities around the country. here's look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. the westminster dog show wrapped up in new york with a crowning of the best in snow. now naomi choi-smith shows us the action behind the scenes in
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madison square garden. >> my choice for the best in show is the beagle. >> reporter: at the 139th annual westminster dog show it was miss p, a beagle, that was named best in show. the winner bested more than 2,700 other dogs from 15 countries competing for the top prize. >> i am super ecstatic about the winner. it's a beagle. i own a beagle. i was in awe and i almost lost my voice from cheering so hard. >> reporter: behind the scenes it was a crowded frenzy of primping and posing. some stopped to powder their dog's nose while some tried to take a cat nap. >> we're so exhausted we want to make sure they're not exhausted. >> reporter: rocket a shih tzu co-owned by publisher patty hearst won best in the toy group.
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>> she loves the pampering. it's like getting a massage all the time. he really seemed to enjoy it. >> reporter: the final day of the westminster dog show is always chaotic. but this year it forced the dog owners and handlers proved they were best in show. >> they have to be bribed. powdered. >> reporter: to some dogs, this year's show is the last hurrah. others will be back next february to once again strut their stuff. naomi choi-smith, cbs news, new york. a-rod apologized again. he apologized to fans. he apologized for misstakes that led to my suspension. he wrote quote, i take full responsibilities for my actions and i accept the fact that many of you will not believe my apology or anything i say at this point. this is what baseball fans have been waiting for. spring training. red sox players and equipment arrived in ft. myers yesterday. the official starting date for boston pitchers and catchers is
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for the first time in decades the international cloud atlas is expected to you. a rare new cloud formation was reported over iowa. mark phillips shows us the stargazers behind the historic discovery. >> reporter: clouds get a bad rap. >> they're generally considered a negative thing. when there's bad news in store, there's clouds on the horizon. >> reporter: but the founder of the cloud appreciation society and 37,000 member around the world have their heads in the clouds and they that's a good thing. >> they associate them with dreaming, they associate them with freedom, freedom of the imagination. >> reporter: imagine this one. >> wait a minute.
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that's two cats dancing the salsa. >> reporter: pretor-pinney takes his audiences back to their childhood, seeing the shapes they saw as kids. >> let's say you're in love, all right, and you look up, and what do you see, right? >> reporter: or when they get older -- >> or maybe you see a topless sun bather. >> reporter: or this one that looks like -- >> -- the a-bombbominable snowman going to rob a bank. >> reporter: but it's not all about funny shapes. is that the grim reape. he and his members feel they have made an important scientific discovery. a brand-new club. one that looks like it was cooked up by a special effects department of days aster movie. one so rare meteorologists have never classified it before. >> this cloud look as bit like you're down underneath the water looking up at the sea surface on a tur lent day.
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>> reporter: the new cloud was first noticed in iowa by jane wiggins, a wedding photographer who took its picture and sent it in. >> i knew i was capturing something special. it was like there was something turbulent in the air, although you couldn't feel anything. >> reporter: so cool the scientists gave it a cool name indulatus as pier rah us the, and submitted it to the world's u.n. meteorological association, which is poised to officially recognize it a big deal in the cloud-spotted world. >> that would be the first new type since 1951. >> is it also in some ways a justification of all the time you waste looking at clouds? >> the funny thing is you don't need justification. >> reporter: you just need a little blue sky thinking. mark phillips, cbs news, somerset county, england. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the
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latest on the frigid winter weather freezing the south and east coast. we'll talk with jamie dimon of jpmorgan chase who's making a million dollar bet on redesigning the scenes of detroit. and who could win this year's oscar. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday, thanks for watching. i'm alison harmelin. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. it is wednesday, february 18. i'm michelle griego. >> we made it. >> hi, everyone.
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i'm frank mallicoat. it is nearly 4:30. how about a little traffic and weather? something a little different out of the gate. >> all right. >> i'll be the first to say that forecast yesterday went south. >> boy did it. >> it was the first time in a long time computer models totally missed it. it is a tricky forecast to say when the clouds will burn off. one thing is certain, it is another day with the king tides peaking. today it will be around 10:38 this morning nearly 7 feet. be mindful of minor coastal flooding. there you have the gray slate out the door temperatures in the 50s. the full forecast is straight ahead. and antioch commuters hoping to catch a break by leaving earlier. an accident westbound 4 at "a" street. we're already seeing slowing. for a while all lanes were blocked. now just one lane is block. we are seeing a traffic jam at 4:30. they are working to clear it. >> all right. thank you, el

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