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nday 78 degrees. somebody's backyard will hit 80. >> it will be hot. >> thank you for watching. a little sunrise from mo good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, march 4, 2015. welcome to cbs "this morning." new details about the personal e-mail account hillary clinton used while secretary of state. the irs calls it one of the largest tax scams ever. cbs news investigates the scheme targeting thousands of people each week. three dimensional ultrasounds help future moms bond with their babies. now the fda says don't use them just for fun. we give with a look at today's "eye-opener: your world in 90 seconds." >> you do not need a law droi have an understanding how troubling this is. >> congress demands answers into
hillary clinton's private e-mail account. >> a computer server clinton used was not a common service but actually a private e-mail server traced to her home. the fbi takes the suspect into custody after shots were fired near the headquarters of the nsa. >> they believe the same suspect is responsible for several oh shootings over the past few weeks. the justice department report. >> the investigation found police targeted african-americans. >> warnings all the way from new mexico into texas into southern portions of new england. heavy rain along the ohio river. >> close call for a turkish air line flight from nepal. skidded off a runway. >> the prime minister didn't offer any viable alternatives. >>ed debate rages after benjamin netanyahu -- >> -- it paves iran's path to the dom. >> david petraeus pleading guilty to mishandling classified information allegedly provided to his mistress.
and thrown into a dumpster below. neither dog harmed. all that -- >> hail add hero helping rescue -- >> when a jeep crashed from front of him. >> and all that matters. >> edward snowden's lawyer says he is ready to return to the u.s. >> snowden wants a guarantee of an impartial trial before deciding whether to come home. >> partner with julian asuch a and roman polanski. >> and bebe netanyahu 19 years ago says iran would have nuclear weapons in three to five years. >> time is runs out. we have to act. >> why is he not aging? >> this morning's "eye-opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. captioning funded by cbs welcome to cbs "this morning." we begin with new questions about the private e-mail account
hillary clinton used as secretary of state. the associated press traced her e-mails to an internet service based at the clinton's home in chappaqua, new york. >> computer experts say the private server giving clinton a great control over her messages. at the state department clinton's private e-mail was not illegal. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton's use of private e-mail and servers gave her more control over her account and shielded it from public search. aides are adamant there was nothing nefarious about her messages but it feeds the perception that the potential presidential candidate was secretive and not transparent. >> let's go forth and win some elections! thank you all very much. >> reporter: speaking in washington last night, hillary clinton smiled wide and avoided any mention of the controversy around her decision to use a personal account, not government e-mail for all of her work messages as secretary of state.
>> she was following what would have been the practice of previous sents. >> reporter: state department spokeswoman says that's not illegal. >> no prohibition of using a non-state gov account for foible business as long as it's preserved. >> reporter: clinton aides did not submit those e-mails to government archives as required by a 2009 law. republican darrell issa says that may have been an attempt to hide the content of the messages. >> second clinton's aides didn't hand over her e-mails to government records. is that a failure or is that an oversight? >> it's a failure to comply with the law that the secretary had to know about that her aides had to know about. >> reporter: but in 2014 clinton did hand over 55,000 pages after the state department sent a written request for the records. aides say they tossed out clinton's personal notes, like memos on other daughter's wedding and claim nine out of every ten e-mail was to state department colleagues and, therefore, already in the department's computer system. spokesman nick mayoral said
there was every expectation they would be retained. still, republican congressman tray gouty claims clinton withheld multiple e-mail accounts and wants to know what's in them. >> the state department cannot certify they produced all of former secretary clinton's e-mail because they do not have all of former secretary clinton's e-mails. >> reporter: former secretary colin powell also use add personal e-mail account. condoleezza rice said she didn't use hers for official communications, but now that clinton's e-mails have been handed over all of these messages are part of her permanent record here at the state department. >> all right. margaret, thank you. the fbi who a nan custody this morning after five shootings over the past two weeks around the washington-baltimore area. the most recent last night happened near the national security agency of fort meade. one nsa building damaged. two people hurt earlier yesterday when bullets hit a truck. other shootings happened in stores in a theater.
police released video footage of a suspicious lincoln towne car seen in the area. federal investigators believe the ferguson police department is racially biased. due to release a report today, the justice department, spelling out the reasons why. ferguson violated black people's civil rights on a regular basis. the investigation began an a police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man last summer. the justice department found no evidence to file charges. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that's the ferguson police department behind me. if we remember this is where for months protesters stood and screamed for change. if you think about it this federal report essentially does the same thing. calls out the ferguson police department for routinely and repeatedly violating people's civil rights. almost seven months after a violent protests erupted in ferguson, missouri over the
shooting death of 18-year-old mike's brown the justice department finds troubling details of the city's police department. 67% of ferguson's population is black. but between 2012 and 2014 they accounted for 85% of people pulled over by ferguson police and 93% of people arrested. when police used force, nearly nine times out of ten, they used it against blacks. the report also details a 2008 e-mail an official wrote president obama would not be president very long because, "what black man hold a steady job for four years" last month, cbs news asked ferguson police chief tom jackson whether his department was biased. >> there is not a racial problem in the police department. >> reporter: when mike's brown was shot and killed by ferguson police officer darryl wilson last august, just three of the department's 53 officer was black. >> they criminalize us more in
this community. >> reporter: 49-year-old terri franks lived in ferguson 19 years. >> ticket after ticket after ticket. >> reporter: she says this lap full of traffic tickets points to excessive punishment. >> i don't care how good of a driver, or safe of a driver you are, how nice you are, they're going to stop you again. >> reporter: justice department officials meet later this morning with mike's brown's parents and brief ontd the federal report. then the report officially released. after that ferguson's mayor and police chief say they'll respond to t. mark thank you. the u.s. and iran are holding more talks this morning on regulating iran's nuclear program. that follow as tough warning tuesday from israel's prime minister. benjamin netanyahu told congress the obama administration is pursuing a bad deal that would endanger his country. major garrett is at the white house where president obama rejects the prime minister's warning. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the moment was unique. at times it almost looked like a state of the union address
excepted thunderous ovations were for an israeli prime minister openly questions u.s. plomacy campaigning for re-election. president obama did not watch the speech but later dismissed its content. all this happening while the clock ticks on a potential nuclear deal with israel's archenemy, iran. benjamin netanyahu warned congress the emerging deal will lift punishing economic sanctions preserves much of iran's nuclear technology and ballistic missile capability. >> that's why this deal is so bad. it doesn't block iran's path to the bomb. it paves iran's path to the bomb. >> reporter: the applause, loud and sustained. leaving it impossible to discern how much was for israel and how much for the prime minister. which may have been as netanyahu and house speaker john boehner, who invited him without white house consent, wanted it. president obama convened this
teleconference with european leaders on ukraine during netanyahu's speech and then told reporters the tribute revealed "nothing new." >> alternative, no deal in which case iran will immediately begin once again pursuing its nuclear program accelerate its nuclear program, without us having any insight into what they're doing. >> reporter: house minority leader nancy pelosi called netanyahu's peach con desending and insulting, i was near tears because i love israel very much. i value the importance of the relationship between israel and the united states. >> reporter: senate majority leader mitch mcconnell said the choice isn't as the white house often contends pap deal with iran or war. >> the choices between this deal and tougher sanctions. >> reporter: congressman army bloomen-hour of oregon was among dozens of democrats who
boycotted the speech not wanting to undermine the white house or in his words become a campaign prop for netanyahu two weeks before the election. >> thank you, major. this morning isis is pushing back against iraqi forces trying to recapture the city of tea crete. the militants are littering routes into the hometown of saddam hussein with mines and bombs. in iraq we have new challenges for iraqi forces. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the battle for tikrit is a test of iraq's ability to defeat isis, which now controls around one-third of this country, but iraqi forces are being slowed down by the guerrilla tactics useed by militants the local tribesmen and shiite muslim militias are enkirkaling tea crete trying to retake the isis stronghold. officials here say nearly 30,000 fighters are on the ground. the biggest offensive since isis
swept across northern iraq last year. but it looks more like a ragtag army than a well-disciplined military. and on the outskirts of the city, they're already running into trouble. pushed back by isis suicide bombers and roadside mines. if they cannot take tikrit it may slow down plans to recapture mosul. iraq's second biggest city which lies just to the north. isis seized tikrit in june. massacring more than 1,000 iraqi government soldiers but gaining support from many locals who have now been offered amnesty by the iraqi authorities. there have been no u.s. air strikes in this operation. even though they've proved decisive against isis elsewhere. but iraq shiite muslim militia supported by iranian forces that have crossed the border and are now reportedly commanding the
battle. gayle? >> holly thank you very much. passengers faces kaychaotic scene today. some passengers had bumps and bruises but no serious injuries to report. dense fog and rain hampered the landing. this morning president obama says he is ready to sign a bill funding the department of homeland security. the measure cleared the house tuesday by a vote of 257-167. it pays for the department through september, but does not contain language on the president's immigration actions, passage ends the current showdown with republicans over the issue. opening statements are under way this morning in the boston marathon bombing trial. dzhokhar tsarnaev faces 30 charges including use of a weapon of mass destruction. if convicted he could face the death penalty. cbs's elaine quijano in boston.
>> reporter: chosen from a pool of nearly 1,300 jurors 8 women 10 men and 12 deciding dzhokhar tsarnaev's fate. nearly two years since rocking the finish line at the boston marathon, dzhokhar tsarnaev's defense attorneys have their work cut out for them. >> it's not a question of whether he will be proven guilty or found not guilty. they are looking to avoid the death penalty. >> reporter: tsarnaev, held in isolation at a federal medical fast outside boston since 2013 with limited access to the outside world. the evidence against him includes surveillance video that allegedly puts him at the scene. eyewitnesses and forensic evidence including the two pressure cookers used in the attack. the defense tried uns suctionyied unsuccessfully to move the trial out of boston six times and trying to arg sgu tsarnaev was under control of
his older brother tamerlan killed days after the attack during a firefight with police. three people were killed by the twin blasts. 264 were injured, including mark fuchrow standing two feet from the bomb when it went back. >> it brings back memories everything time it comes up. >> reporter: burned much of his body and left a piece of shrap 23458 lomped near his heart, spent 100 days in the hospital and has had dozens of surgeries since to repair the damage. still, he says he will attend the trial. >> this is where it happened where it should be take ton trial. on the ground no leg, bleeding out and burning and on fire. to see myself at that point, to see where i am now you know -- i want to witness it. i do. i want to see it. >> reporter: all of the jurors and alternates said they were open to imposing the death penalty. the trial is expected to last for several months.
>> all right. thank you, elaine. former cia director david petraeus faces probation and a fine this morning if a plea deal is approved. the general pleaded guilty to sharing clags phied information with hi biographer also his mistress. david martin at the pentagon with more on the story. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that guilty plea was intended to spare petraeus any jailtime but it still has to be approved by a judge, and the sentencing hear hag not yet been scheduled. >> the duties of the office upon which i'm about to enter. >> reporter: david petraeus admitted giving his biographer and lover paula broadwell several notebooks he knew contained highly classified information, and then lying about it to the fbi. >> perhaps my experience can be instructive to others who stumble or indeed fall as far as i did. >> reporter: mishandling classified information is a misdemeanor punishable by up to one year in prison. in his plea agreement, the justice department will ask the
judge to impose two years' proegsation and a $40,000 fine. that's comparable to what form other national security adviser sandy berger received for trying to steal classified documents from the national archives. lying to the fbi is a more serious felony. but the justice department did not charge petraeus with that crime. apparently because there was no recording of the alleged lie. petraeus admitted to giving broadwell eight black books in which he took notices while serving as commander of u.s. forces in afghanistan. his notes including the identities of covert office war strategy, intelligence capabilities and discussions with the president. when confronted by fbi agents petraeus maintained he never disclosed any classified information to broadwell. after their affair was revealed petraeus resigned from the cia and signed a document stating, there is no classified material in my possession. even though those notebook was
still stored in an unlocked desk drawer at his home. this guilty play may not be the end of it for petraeus. the cia's inspector general had been investigating whether he misused his security detail in carrying on the affair with broadwell. and the army could still take action against him for having mishandled classified information while on active duty. charlie? >> david, thanks. much of the west is dry this morning but a massive storm system stretches from the rockies to new england. it could disrupt travel across the country. chunks of ice jammed the creek outside pittsburgh overnight. flooding some roads. meteorologist danielle niles of our boston station wbz is tracking the latest storm threat. good morning. >> good morning. tracking a storm that will impact travel on the ground and in the air from the southern plains to the northeast. a little bit of everything with this. a battle of colder air and mild air across the southeast. snow on the way from the texas panhandle stretching back up through the tennessee valley and into the ohio valley as well.
one to two inches per hour with the highest totals and then a little ice, too from arkansas louisiana, back through the mid-atlantic, with areas of heavy snow clipping southern new england through tomorrow. locally higher amounts from tennessee stretching back up to the mid-atlantic. quiet on the west coast, though. chilly morning rebounding into the 60s and 70s later this afternoon. >> danielle, thanks. 7:19. ahead, curt schilling tells us cyber
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good morning. liza battalones here. slow traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza. that's where british crews are checking on reports -- bridge crews are checking on reports of an accident at the toll plaza. we can't see it from this picture but there are reports of a crash blocking of the two left lanes westbound 80 slow now from the foot of the maze. san mateo bridge is a slow drive accident cleared from the san mateo side but you can see west 92 still heavy leaving hayward all the way across the bridge and an accident in hayward southbound 880 approaching tennyson. roberta? >> thanks, liza. good morning, everybody. heading on out out, grab the jacket if you are in the inland areas especially. temperatures are into the 30s. look at santa rosa, 34 degrees. it's 38 in livermore. otherwise, 40s from oakland through san francisco today's numbers in the 60s everywhere except forecasting 70 in gilroy. the worst will be light out of the north and northeast up to about 10 miles per hour. 15 at tops. the extended forecast, we will
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there. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour fraudsters find a loophole in apple's new payment system. there he is with dr. tara narula. how it's costing taxpayers each week. chip reid investigates the international crime ring that he calls ruthless. the supreme court takes up affordable care act this morning. it foecuses on four words in the law. if the justices agree, more than 9 million people on federal exchanges could lose their tax credit. the birmingham news says the alabama supreme court last night ordered a halt to same-sex marriages in the state. that goes against a federal
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on the west coast. >> yeah, she's all good. >> the weather is bet owner the west coast. curt schilling is considering a legal battle. some on twitter responded cyber bullies started posting vile messages about his teenage daughter. >> this wasn't harmless. this wasn't a joke. this wasn't some guys having some of beers and making fun. these were people that were malicious -- who don't like me and tried to destroy my daughter. >> and she's 17. >> she's 17.
>> reporter: curt schilling and his wife shonda were outraged when a message he posted on twitter congratulating his daughter was met with violent sexually explicit responses so disturbing we can't show them to you. >> it destroys me inside. this should have been a really happy time a proud achievement for her. she was hurt and angry and mortified and, you know i didn't know how to fix it for her. >> curt channeled that outrage into action outing some of the cyber bullies on his blog confronting others on obligator. some deleted the posts and apologized but others he said continued their offensive tirade. it was those people he pursued even calling the coaches of some who were student athletes. >> this will follow them the rest of their lives, and for some of these guys i'll make sure it does. >> you will. >> oh, absolutely. >> how? >> you google their names, those tweets are going to come up. >> to you, is that fair. >> it's not about fair. this is my child. you attacked my child.
the rules kind of go out the window when you attack fakly. >> schilling says he knows of nine young men who have faced consequences so far. he says one is a sophomore and a deejay at brookdale community college in new jersey who was pulled off the air and suspended from school. another, a part-time ticket seller for the new york yankees was fired. the schillings say they have been contacted by the fbi and two local police departments about possible criminal charges. >> there's going be potentially legal implications with a couple of these they were statement wow not confirm any action but said it's conducting an internal investigation. gayle? >> thank you, anna.
i love how he handled this. came out full force, you account k not do this. >> it is unacceptable. the kind of bullying and rude comments made and now the legal authorities are involved. >> go, curt schilling. thank you, anna. apple's new mobile payment center is under criminal warning. that's a five-month-old service used by millions of americans to make purchases. the problem could be more common than traditional scams. good morning to you, nick. >> good morning, gayle. >> how does this happen to apple and are you surprised it happened to apple? >> i am surprised it happened to apple. they cam out with the announcement and all the great security protections and it seems good. maybe it was vulnerable for a hack, maybe this way, and it turns out five months in that there's a soft underbelly soft
vulnerabilitiability that nobody knows about. if somebody has stolen your credit card it's very easy for them to set up any iphone get to apple pay -- >> this was discovered by a blogger. >> discovering by a blogger. >> it's not like it -- it doesn't show your name. that's the whole in the system. >> there are a bunch of holes in the system. that's an interesting one because apple set up that mechanism as a way to protect you so the person at the checkout counter couldn't steal your name or number but it turns out it's eliminates one name. it's important to remember. if you set up the phone and apple pay, you're not at risk. the people at risk are the merchants and banks who have rush add little too quickly. >> and the merchant that's been hit hardest? >> apple. apple has apple pay set up and easy to carry gadgets. what are they going to do? set up a phone with phony credit
cards and credentials. >> what is apple going to do to fix this? >> there's a couple of places to fix it. the people who really need to fix stuff are the banks. they moved way too quickly on this. they need to slow down. and when somebody tries to get authorized for a new credit card, they need to ask for more information and then the mer chants also need to be more careful. so we need to slow down a little bit and they about this. >> and the apple watch coming out in five months this can't be good. >> it's coming out very soon. this is not good at all. so one of the selling points of apple watch is, hey, you can use apple pay with it. swing your wrist at the checkout. that's going to make people buy more. on the other hand right before the announcement, we had the jennifer lawrence hacks and that didn't slow them down at all. >> they'll be okay. >> nicholas thompson thank you so much. ahead, the irs is warning of one of the largest tax scams in history. plus the potential of a picture
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only on "cbs this morning," a new alert about a massive scam involving criminals posing as irs agents. it's something you need to know about with the filing deadline only a month and a half away.k and federal investigators say they are absolutely ruthless. al caydenhead is senior pastor at his baptist church in north carolina. last fall he got a message on his cell phone from someone
pretending to be the irs. he did call back and it was the beginning of a terrifying ordeal. >> this woman gave me her name and her badge number said she was informing me that they were filing a warrant for my arrest. >> a warrant for your arrest. >> yes. for tax fraud and she stafted listing all the things they were going to do. they were going to freeze my accounts, put a lien on my house. >> was your heart pounding? >> it was racing. racing. i was very afraid at that point. >> he did not believe he had done anything wrong but the stakes were too high to fight. >> i don't want to call embarrassment to my family, my church, i'm retiring in a few months. i don't want to be arrested. >> reporter: so he reluctantly with drooul money and went to bank where he bought prepaid credit cards. then he red the numbers on the
cards so they could get the money. >> this went on for how long? >> :30 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon. >> wow. on the phone the whole time. >> on the phone the whole time in my car. >> how much money did they get out of you? >> $16,000. >> this scam impacts everybody. >> we've had very intelligent people fall for $15.5 million. even camus receive add call demanding money on his home phone. >> what did you tell them when they called you. >> i told them their day would come. >> i'm officer julie smith --
>> the perpetrateor makes the area code be 202, washington, d.c., home of the irs but it's really coming from a sophisticated crime ring overseas. >> investigations of this nature take a long time. >> over years? >> potentially. >> as for al cadenhead, he wanted to forget about it. >> how did you feel? >> very embarrassed. >> so he knew he had to do something to help other potential victims. >> why have you decided to talk about this? >> the only benefit for me is having some satisfaction knowing that some people can just hang up. >> the irs says if you get a call from someone claiming to be the irs, demanding payment and threatening arrest you are being scammed. hang up the phone. they'll probably call back again
and again. you need to keep hangling snup no matter how convincing they are. >> you had good advice. >> say, can i call you back? what's your number. let me call my accountant first and make sure this sounds raich. >> but people keep falling for it. thank you, chip. why are so many young pitchers suffering career-ending injuries? ahead a preview of the "60 minutes sports" report helps to save the arms of the pitchers. plus look at this giant pit bull trusted wih a toddler. look at that. his family
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good morning. 7:56. i'm frank mallicoat. some of the headlines around the bay area right now. teenager wanted in connection with a murder last month in gilroy. investigators say 17-year-old isabella chaidez and another woman used the victim's credit card hours after the murder. two people are already in custody. asiana airlines has settled some of its legal cases after the crash at sfo. 72 passengers suited the airline -- sued the airline and boeing. the amount of the settlement not being release. dozens of additional cases are pending. another smash-and-grab burglary this one at the music lovers audio and video in san francisco. it happened earlier this morning at the store on bush and steiner. store owner says the same thing
good morning. i'm liza battalones. it's been a problematic morning foreign -- 880. a series every actions southbound through hayward into fremont. the newest one at winton has at least one lane shut down. traffic is backed up out of oakland through hayward approaching the fremont area. meanwhile, over at the san mateo bridge, delays continue because of an earlier accident on the san mateo side westbound 92 jammed out of hayward and slow traffic at the bay bridge toll plaza. roberta? >> good morning, everybody. happy "hump day." out the door this morning, we have lots of blue skies, a few fair weather clouds out there. temperature-wise we are currently at 38 degrees. that's cold in santa rosa. 48 degrees in oakland. later today everybody is into the 60s. just about 70 degrees forecast high in gilroy as well as in saratoga. winds will be slight out
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, march 4th, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." here's a look at "eye opener at 8." it gave her more control over her account and she'lled it from public search. >> the fbi has a man in custody, after five shootings in the past two weeks, the most recent near the national security agency. >> this federal report calls out the ferguson police department for routinely and repeatedly violating people's civil rights. >> it almost looked like a state
of the union address. it's a test of iraq's ability to defeat isis which now controls around a third of this country. the jurors and alternates said they were open to imposing the death penalty. the trial is expected to last months. he was known as a fighter and that fighting spirit resurfaced. >> this wasn't some guys having beers and making fun. these were people that were malicious. don't like me and tried to destroy my daughter. >> china will soon begin casting for its own version of "saturday night live." yes. there's going to be a "saturday night live" in china. and apparently it's so much like "snl," even the chinese version won't have any asian performers. this morning's "eye opener at 8" is presented by subway. ready seven. cue charlie. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. in israel this morning, prime
minister benjamin netanyahu is rejecting president obama's criticism of his speech to criticism congress. the prime minister said tuesday prime mini a potential nuclear deal with n iran, quote, paves iran's path to the bomb. the president said netanyahu offered no alternatives. >> members of congress gave netanyahu 26 standing ovations during his 40-minute speech. dozens of democrats chose to boycott the address. >> cbs news contributor and "wall street journal" columnist peggy noonan is here. noo good morning. >> good morning. s >> first of all, what did you morning. think the speech? >> i think it was a ten strike. it achieved from netanyahu a wanted to achieve. achieved it made him look very good back goo home and it allowed him to make a case against a nuclear deal a that he thinks will be unhelpfule and even dangerous. he did it well. >> what's his plan? >> what's his plan? we >> yes. >> >> to get re-elected and scuttle a deal that he thinks is no cted good. >> really scuttle the deal
rather than having an rathe alternative way to limit their native nuclear program. >> well i think in general, he has been against the idea of trusting iran.ir one of the interesting things about the speech yesterday was that he didn't just make a case make against the deal as we understand it, that the administration is attempting to negotiate. he made a case against iran. aga he said it is a terror state. terror it is gobbling up other states. it cannot be trusted.t be so i think he wanted to implant that thought and make that and argument and i think he did it think forcefully. >> the president said he didn't offer any new or viable a alternatives. does he have a point with that? >> oh, he kind of has a point. i think b.b.'s answer is look is his viable alternative is don't his v go down this path. the plan as we understand it is not a good one. he also spoke about this plan will only last ten years and sun
sets after that. that allows iran to do what he wants to do, which he thinks t can is make nuclear weapons that can be used aggressively. i think he can say that's his plan to not go down certain roads that would be unhelpful. >> how astounding is it that he before spoke before congress when there such appears to be a clear riff between barack obama and bench betw b. netanyahu? how do they begin to repair that? ink >> i think relations between this administration and israel have been bad. i don't see them getting much better any time soon.e i suppose the good news for the administration is that this speech is over and they get to go forward and try to make a better deal. i'm not sure they can make a n mak better deal when there's already so much opposition to the deal. oppos do you know what i mean? there's almost a little poison was put on the negotiation, i think, when b.b. made his case.
>> peggy noonan. thank you. >> thank you. when first on "cbs this morning," major league baseball says it's rolling out a first of its kind plan to fight an epidemic of arm injuries in young players. for arm jeff glor previews his story for "60 minutes" sports. >> good >> last season 31 pitchers had tommy john surgery, an average of more than one per team. arm injuries that lead to surgery, knock players out for a k year, at best they end careerses at worst. baseball's been criticized by rst, outsiders for not aggressively searching for solutions.rned as we learned firsthand, it like t looks like that is changing. major league's baseball s insatiable need for speed sends ts young baseball prospects across looking the country looking for an edge. >> 96. >> from ron wolforth ranch to s'
this ranch, it can make them better but hometown coaches often make them worse. land >> landing on your heel is not a bad thing. curveballs don't hurt the arm. thrown properly it's the easiest pitch of the arm. >> the vast majority of stuff that i learned in little league and everybody else learned in little league is wrong? >> yes, sir. >> between 2010 and 2014 28 major league pitchers 25 years ma or younger underwent tommy john turnlgry. between 1195 and 1999 that number was 6. house and wolforth pushed baseball to change. chan mlb senior vice president chris maranic said the league is about to do just that. >> it looks at many different factors on pitchers.o we'll gather mris, biomechanical
on information. we'll watch a group of pitchers ch them for five years, who got hurt, who didn't get hurt. that will help give us information we didn't have in althy. the past on those injuries. >> this study will not be . complete until 2020. so don't expect a rash of arm injuries to end right away. but both house and wolforth say it's a huge first step. >> indeed. jeff thanks. that study will indeed be news. we're looking forward to that. see jeff's full report on "60 minutes" sports on showtime a jeff's division of cbs. r ahead on "cbs this morning,"es a controversy in 3d. the debate over vanity ultrasounds is what they're call for would-be mothers. dr. tara narula is in studio 57 to show us if mothers are
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♪ in our morning rounds an image of controversy. there may be no greater thrill than seeing your baby for the first time. know it was for me. since the lay 1970s that first look often comes courtesy of an ultrasound. improving technology is giving people a much sharper view of the fetus. dr. tara narula joins us. >> there's no doubt ultrasounds provide doctors with vital informations about the condition of an unborn child. but as the images get kleer and
three-dimensional, more and more women are going for keepsake ultrasounds. that has some doctors and the fda waving warning flags. >> let us see you, son. >> 26-year-old donquesha williams is getting an ultrasound. >> look at my baby. >> but this one isn't at her doctor's office. it's at the lakewood center mall in southern california at a place called meet your baby. >> these are going to go in my photo album. i get to see him like you know i'm excited and everything. >> meet your baby is one of a growing trend of facilities offering 3d fetal images of unborn children as keepsaeks. >> that's a full schedule. >> michael horran is the owner. >> we use the same machine as the doctor. our techs spend more time to get more out of the visit. >> more time and multiple visits is what concerns the fda and some doctors. ultrasounds are known to raise
the temperature of exposed tissue and can create small bubbles known as cavatation. >> i don't think women should abuse medical technology for entertainment purposes. >> reporter: the fda says the long-term effects of tissue heating and cavatation are not known, therefore, ultrasound scans should be done only when there is a medical need. regarding ultrasound machines they are not intended for over-the-counter sale or use. the fda strongly discourages their use for creating fetal keepsake images and videos. >> i can't even believe what i'm looking at. >> reporter: still, the appeal is obvious. >> oh, my god, those cheeks. >> reporter: 3d ultrasounds give mothers to be an uncanny picture of their unborn child, a far cry from the original chalky black and while often hard to discern pictures produced by 2d
ultrasounds. >> do you feel like it gives you more of an emotional response? >> very. i felt emotionally connected with the 2d but i almost cried here. >> that is amazing. >> it's a bonding experience. >> reporter: evelyn orozco owns 3d imaging service in new york city. she has three branch offices with plans for a fourth. while she performs diagnostic ultrasounds for a variety of medical conditions as her website illustrates, 3d pre-natal images are the big sell. >> all of a sudden it's not a black and white. you see the feature and your baby's face. the biggest thing here is the nose. everybody talks about the nose. whose nose is that? is it daddy's nose or mommy's nose? >> reporter: some worry it could provide women with a false sense of security. >> you may feel i've gone to the mall. i've gone to one of these outposts where i can have an ultrasound done and everything seems to be fine.
i'm in great shape. and on the other hand a woman may go for a vanity ultrasound where they may detect an abnormality and there isn't a professional on site that can explain the abnormality. >> reporter: orozco says she requires all of her clients to be under the care of an obgyn. >> this does not replace anything your doctor is sending you for. >> reporter: do you ever have any patients asking you for advice? >> yes. but, again, i'm not a doctor. the biggest thing i tell everybody, make sure you drink plenty of water. that's a great question for your doctor. >> reporter: at leaf one state can be connecticut, has banned the use of prenatal ultrasounds for nonmedical use. it's important to note though used properly under a doctor's care ultrasounds are not dangerous and they're an important tool in prenatal care. >> really interesting. >> i certainly get at pale but you raise good points for people to think about. i would not have given that a
thought. >> the concern is ultrasounds are used for less than 20 minutes. when you're going for prolonged sessions, frequent imaging, we don't know the long-term effects. >> at this point it's just a warning from the fda? >> it is. it is. a family fights back in a case about their kids which made national headlines. legal analyst rikki klieman is back in our toyota green room with advice on this battle to stop the children from roaming free. that's next on "cbs this morning." cbs morning rounds sponsored by egeland's best better taste, better nutrition, better eggs. land's best. better taste. better nutrition. better eggs. welcome to our sales event. [crowd] thanks jan. you're the best jan. oh! nice. 0% apr financing on select models... hey, on top. you're welcome. and that's my typical day.
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how do you defend yourself against something that's unsubstantiated? >> if we look at the law, the child protective services department has the ability to do one of three things. that is they can rule it out, dismiss. they could say that it's indicated which means in essence you're found guilty of this form of neglect or you're in this legal limbo as you say of unsubstantiated. what does that mean? they're at risk for a long period of time now including five years where their names will be put on a register. so anything that happens with these kids could bring child protective services back for possible neglect. >> a lot of legalese there. on what grounds did the state find they were -- there might have been child neglect? >> we really don't know precise grounds but we certainly know the facts. the facts are simple. they let their kids walk to the
playground, play unsupervised and walk home. >> it is okay for them to walk to school because there wasn't a bus. >> correct. >> you have contradictions. >> the issue is they were at a playground. >> they were walking alone and were not going to school. so what you have here are parents who believe in free range parenting. as opposed to helicopter parenting. the law is interesting. maryland has this very strange little law that says if you have a child that is in the home that is the indoor law, that a child under 8 has to be supervised by someone older than 13. but there's no law about outside. so the lawyer in me says well is this a test case? because we don't really know if this is neglect. because of that neither does the child protective services know. >> the parents seem to say i'm going to keep doing what we're doing. >> they are adamant about doing it. >> doubling down almost. >> doubling down is a good term. they're going to appeal. they say they're going to appeal- and with this appeal they are at
risk because it could turn out to be worse. >> rikki klieman, thank you so much. a con good morning, it's 8:25. yet another smash-and-grab burglary in san francisco. it happened this morning at a store called music lovers audio & video at bush and steiner streets. the store owner tells us he is not sure yet how much was stolen. he said there was a similar break-in at his store just about four weeks ago. he considered putting bars on the window but thought it was unfriendly. a fire broke out at a pricy italian restaurant in san francisco early this morning. it happened at aquerello at 1:30. there is some debris from the restaurant out on the street. no word yet on the extent of the damage. uc president janet
101-92 interchange happened in the northbound direction approaching highway 92 in san mateo left lane shut down. we have had accidents in both directions of 101 and problem west 92. expect big delays for both the san mateo bridges and the dumbarton bridges. the san mateo bridge still stacked up west 92 leaving hayward bound for foster city. and over at the bay bridge toll plaza, that's beginning to thin out just a bit. still slow from beyond the 880 overcrossing. here's roberta. good morning, everyone. heading on outdoors, grab a jacket. we have temperatures still in the mid- to high 30s. and many of our inland areas lots of blue skies in san francisco. currently 52 degrees in the city by the bay. 38 in santa rosa. it is 46 degrees in oakland. later today everybody is into the 60s. check out san jose at 68. 69 near berkeley today and 65 in san rafael through novato. the extended forecast gradual warming, wow, look at thursday's temperature, near 80 by sunday.
welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour some of hollywood's biggest celebrities are big supporters of scientology. the new documentary about the church seen behind the movie joins us here in studio 57. plus making pepperoni passe. we'll take you inside the pizza revolution. see how the classic could be toppled. that's ahead. right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. the national transportation safety board is considering reopening investigation into the buddy holly plane crash. he was killed 56 years ago when his plane crashed.
three others including musicians were also killed. the cause has been ruled pilot error but now a retired pilot says other factors may have contributed and the pilot was really a hero. a decision on whether to reopen the case could take several weeks. time looks at the surprising reason people shake hands. they say it's to smell each other. researchers recently filmed subjects. they found people were far more likely to lift their hands to their noses after handshakes and nasal air flow shows sniffing. it may be a revolutionary thing like two dogs smelling each other. i don't think i ever did that. >> i don't, do you? we disagree. jared haynes is getting a shot at the nfl. the 27-year-old says he always dreamed of playing american
football as a kid. he spent november in the los angeles area seeking out coaches and trainers who could help him better understand and prepare for american football. an upcoming documentary about the church of scientology has discussed it. in 2004 they ordered the top officers to scientology's gold base in southern california. he forced them to live in a pair of doublewide trailers that he called the hole. >> the doors had bars put on them, the windows had bars put on them and there is one entrance door the security guard sat at 24 hour as day. they had to stay there, sleep there, stunk in there,ant ants curl
crawling around. we had to come up with what each others crimes were so we could get out of the hole. >> scientology is really good at making you think you're a scoundrel. confess your crimes con fresh fes your crimes, what have you done. >> they gosay one-sided and dishonest. the director of the academy award winner made the book. we invited a representative from the church of scientology. to come this morning. let's begin this morning. why this documentary for you? >> i'd actually been offered the story of the church of scientology many times but it wasn't until i read larry's book that i really became interested. one of the things i'm interested in is the belief, the notion that people get so invested in a
belief system that they'll do the most appalling things. in that way it's about the church of scientology but it's about all of us really in terms of when we get invested in a belief system. >> larry, what interested you about scientology? >> i've always been interested in why people believe in certain et something out of it. they are affiliated with it. my goal was to understand what was it that they were getting out of it why did they go in. >> it's magazine article for you. >> it's a profile of paul who is an academy award winning writer and director who dropped out after 35 years. >> well, as you might expect, the church of scientology iproscientology
who's very active with the church. >> actually i reached out to a number of scientologists and as we say in the film they all declined to appear much as they declined to appear on this program. they did offer 25 unidentified people, but it's hard to understand. you know imagine if 25 unidentified people showed up at the studios here and said you demand to be heard. >> is that what happened? 25 people showed up in your place? >> they were around the corner unwilling to make themselves available. this is very late in the game long after i had asked for interviews from a number of keep people who were relevant in the storm. >> i did talk to a number of those people and active scientologists in preparation for the article in the book. so their view was constantly
solicited by me and reflected in the book and the article and the documentary. >> one of the things that the movie alleges is that the church keeps th >> this is how it works. you do auditing of scientology and holding these cans that's attached. and it's an e-meter. the most intimate details of your life is filled out and they are recorded secretly and sometimes videotaped. and i talk to a former member of scientology who said there was a point when john travolta was thinking about leaving the church he was tasked with the job of compiling what they call black p.r. in case travolta left, they would be able to use the information against him. >> scientology is classified as
a religion and therefore in assets and would have been extint but through some very nasty tactics they actually muscled the irs to give them the tax exemption which they currently hold. we are in effect subsidizing a lot of the activities of scientology through this tax exemption. >> is there one point where you want everybody to come away with with scientology? what is the theme here? >> i think there's one theme about scientology and one broader theme. the broader theme about scientology is, you know this tax exemption really has to be re-examined. also we have to look at these celebrities who are spokespeople for scientology, particularly tom cruise and john travolta and wonder why it is they allow
these abuses in the church to go on and they don't speak out about them. >> what kind of abuses? >> child labor would be one. physical abuse. i had 12 people in the church tell me they had been physically beaten up by the leader of the church. incarceration. there's a trailer on this camp or clergy and years ago david began to impris nate top leaders. >> what evidence do you have -- >> those are tough charges to make. >> and if john travolta and tom cruise were sitting here they wouldare of the fact that these people have been in the case of for instance eber he's been locked up in this thing for seven years. it's not like a vacation for the
weekend. this is place where top executives of the church have been confined and we know because people have escaped and told their story. we have many people who have left that organization and have told the same story. >> are you worried about your safety because of this documentary? there are reports that when people look into it in the documentary you talk about a reporter's dog who was poisoned, other people who were followed. have you been threatened and do you worry about your own safety based on the stories you're telling? >> i'm worrying about the people who are former mens who have left. p.i.s and investigators are showing up at their doorstep and muscling them in effect. >> why do they continue to have them come forward? >> i think the real story is actually how many members are leaving. the church is actually shrinking even as their financial affects keep growing because they have over $3 billion.
>> it has a following. >> a small but disappearing following. one of the thngs we get at in the more universal theme in the film and in larry's book is once you become a prisoner of a belief system, it's very hard to let go. even some of the people we spoke to, it took years for them to finally understand the hold that scientology had on them. >> all right. thanks to both of you being here. >> my pleasure. >> going clear premieres sunday on march 29th on hbo. and it's not delivery.
many people are suffering through the winter. this is one of the newest pizza places on how it's serving up a slice of originality big time. hi, jim. >> good morning, gailyle. i don't think anyone is going to confuse danny meyer's spot with your normal pizza joint. he took his national chain shake shack public quite successfully and now he's got his eye trained
on another comfort food. pizza. this is not your father's pizza and certainly not your grandmother's. on this menu it sted ofa garnish of arugula, pizza ala krs carbinara. egg, of course fired to a crisp finish. >> we're trying to pay close attention to season alt execution, and we're pushing the envelope a little bit on what classic pizza toppings are. >> season alt? execution? this is pizza we're talking about. nick anderer is his head chef. basically you're making it fancy. >> i'm trying to stay away from fancy. we're making cop fort food. we're trying to make grandma's cooking that much more accessful to a wider audience.
>> he study pizza while in college. his take on pizza would never be confused with domino's. >> are you at all thinking are we sure there's a market for high concept pizza? >> we knew it was a risk. >> risky because for the past 100 years pizza hasn't changed very much. america's pizzeria opened in little italy in 1895 and this cheap dish spread everywhere. by the 1950s cheese and pepperoni pies had become an american takeout staple. today we eat more than 3 billion pizzas each year. >> is that the hut #delish selfie selfie. >> reporter: but now pizza is getting a makeover. pizza hut has served the same basic pies for more than 50 years but in november they debuted 26 new ingredients
including spinach, sriracha and cherry peppers. alan platt is the food critic for new york's food magazine and a man who loves his pizza. >> what is it about pizza that americans like? >> it tastes good. fresh baked. pizza's got that umptious addictive quality. >> reporter: platt said it's often less about changing tastes an more about clesher marketing. >> it's a great arms race to try to make things interesting to a generation of'ders. they know what a good pizza is and a good ham bur is and a good croissant is. in this day and age you're trying to get people's attention. >> that's where they hope to win people over. >> if it's a highly accessible food already like burgers or
barbecue, make it as good as you can be. >> reporter: he's making a fortune in comfort foods building shake shack into a $1.5 billion brand. >> comfort foods, believe it or not, are more of a challenge to present even than food you know that's been conjured up that nobody's tried before. >> you're not just trying to meet danny meyer's standard. you ee trying to top grandma. >> it's a really really hard thing to hit that magical line of having somebody feel like they went out and they came home. >> a tall order, perhaps, to create high-concept excellence and something you can find in every downtown strip mall and shopping center in america. >> if we nailed it if we did this right, there's no way that somebody can come in and taste it and say this isn't delicious. >> not that they would come in and say this isn't delicious but they might come in to a new york city restaurant and say pizza?
i can get this on the corner. >> we're just continuing the conversation. pizza is an evolving thing for now close to two centuries and we want to keep that alive. >> all right. so this is pizza. each one of these will run you about 18 bucks mean you'd have to cut it into 18 slices to get a little closer to the cost of getting dominos to your door. we'll leave the choice of which you'd like to you. >> domino's is good pizza but that's $18 well spent on those pizzas. >> absolutely. >> nice piece. >> very nice. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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good morning. liza battalones here. it's been a tough commute getting to and through the peninsula. accidents now in the san mateo area with the newest one still out there northbound 101 just before highway 92 in the left- hand lanes. we have slow traffic westbound san mateo bridge westbound dumbarton bridge and both directions of 101 very slow right now through the peninsula and, in fact, the san mateo bridge still stacked up solid west 92 leaving hayward bound for foster city. now, over at the bay bridge toll plaza, that's beginning to stand out just a touch. still slow from about the foot of the maze. better at the altamont pass. west 580 slow through the livermore area approaching pleasanton.
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