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at noontime, as well. captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. it's wednesday, april 22 2015. welcome to cbs "this morning." an alleged terror plot is foiled in paris. police say an islamic militant was about to shoot church goers. should the would be assassin who shot president reagan be set free? today a court considers that question. a big bust in the bluegrass state. kentucky police break up a ring accused of stealing rare bourbon. we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> an islamic extremist with an arsenal of weapons was planning to attack at least one church.
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>> french police discuss the terror plot. >> an algerian person in paris called a an ambulance because he shot himself. when bliss showed up they found the arsenal. >> the family of freddie gray led a march to the police station. >> this is not an event, it is a movement. >> u.s. and allied ships are patrolling gulf of aden. the u.s. believes an iranian convoy may be carrying weapons to the houthi rebels. we're not sending obscure messages, we're sending direct messages. more than 2,000 passengers were trapped on a cruise ship on a sydney. . ben affleck hid his connection to a slave owning ancestor saying "i was embarrassed, the very thought left a bad taste in my mouth. requests. >> the carson city council voted to build a stadium for the chargers and the raiders. >> it's like which is. nine people have been arrested accused of stealing well over $10000000 worth of the good stuff. that's bourbon. u.s. marshal are
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investigating a video that appears to show an officer snatching a recording device from a woman. >> scores! the overtime winner. >> amy schumer dropped in front of kanye west and kim kardashian. she says she was overwhelmed at being in their presence. and all that matters. >> queen elizabeth's 89th birthday. she spent the day doing what she loves to do most -- slowly waving at no one in particular. >> would you attend a gay wedding? >> a same-sex couple couple that invited you to their wedding, would you go? >> if you would aend the gay wedding? >> this election will boil down to who do you trust to pick up the phone at 3:00 a.m. and rsvp to a gay wedding. [ laughter ] welcome to cbs "this
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morning." norah o'donnell is on assignment, jeff glor is with us. as you wake up in the west new details of how police in paris stopped an islamic extremist allegedly planing to attack churches. he had been flagged as someone who might travel to syria. >> at a news conference authorities said he's also accused of killing a woman before his arrest. the 24-year-old computer science student was arrested on sunday. he was taken into custody after apparently shooting himself in the leg and then calling for an ambulance. police who arrived at the scene found a blood trail leading to his car with loaded guns and notes about potential targets inside. authorities say he planned to attack one or two churches. a federal judge this morning is considering whether the man who tried to assassinate president reagan in 1981 is fit to be released. the hospital that's treated john hinckley for more than three decades says he's safe to go. the judge is hearing testimony in hinckley's potential release and major garrett is at the scene of the attempt outside the
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washington milton. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. john hinckley jr., shot president reagan and three others here in 1981. he was found not guilty by reason of insanity and confined to a mental institution here in d.c. over the years he's been given more and more supervised freedom. the question now -- how would hinckley be released from his hospital for good? >> mr. president -- >> reporter: john hinckley was 25 when he fired six shots at president ronald reagan. an assassination attempt that also seriously wounded secretary james brady and two law enforcement officers protecting the president. now 59 years old, hinckley spends almost half the year in williamsburg, virginia under the care of his mother joanne who is almost 90. these supervised visits began with three-day stays in 2006 and have grown gradually by court order to now total 17 days at a
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time. hinckley's doctors at st. elizabeth's hospital say he has mellowed with age. in court filings, his medal team says his mood is uplifted and his status table and they say he is fit to leave. a federal judge is weighing that question so are community leaders in williamsburg. >> any time you know you have someone in your community that's committed the types of crimes that mr. hinckley committed, it's a concern. >> reporter: sandra kochersperger worked with hinckley when he volunteered at a local hospital. >> he's a very sweet and consider person. >> reporter: reporter del wilber wrote a book about it and has covered hinkley's case extensively. >> they're going to push him out. that's what doctors do. federal prosecutors have a long memory. they're advocates in some ways for nancy reagan who is still alive and terrified. >> reporter: dan emmett joined
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the secret service after the assassination attempt and said even if hinckley wins his freedom the agency will never be far away. >> john hinckley will always be a person of interest to the united states secret service so from now until the day john hinckley dies, the secret service will be a part of his life: >> reporter: president reagan's daughter patti davis wrote this week she still believes hinckley is a danger. a federal judge right now is hearing evidence on whether to release hinckley to williamsburg for up to a month at a time as a prelude to full-time release, albeit with many restrictions on his movement. >> major, thanks. this morning, the justice department is investigating the deadly injuries a baltimore man allegedly received while in police custody. the six police officers involved in freddie gray's arrest are suspended with pay. a new cell phone video surfaced giving another perspective on the incident. chip reid is outside the police department in baltimore's western district. chip, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, i was
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here last night and i got a chance to see just how upset people in this neighborhood are about the death of freddie gray. it started with a candlelight vigil about a half mile up this road at the scene of the arrest. at some point they decided to march on the police station so they walked down this road and as they walked more and more and more people joined them by. the time they got near the police department there were more than a thousand people who protested angrily but peacefully well into the evening. this new video obtained by cbs baltimore station wjz shows the police van after freddie gray was arrested stopped a little more than a block away. police say gray was arete inirate so they put him in leg irons. >> that man is [ bleep ]ing with the cuffs on. >> we have a police department that has open season on black men in this city.
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>> reporter: as the department of justice launched a civil rights investigation tuesday into gray's death, this baltimore neighborhood erupted. >> they are murderers! >> reporter: gray appeared injured in this cell phone video after he was arrested after a brief chase on foot on april 12. baltimore place say he was "arrested without force or incident." >> the lesson here was that he should have run and he didn't run fast enough. >> reporter: billy murphy represents the gray family. he says baltimore police did not have enough evidence to arrest the 25-year-old. >> we do know that while in police custody this man was grievously catastrophically injured, and it caused his death. >> reporter: gray's family says his voice box was crushed and his spine was 80% severed. about a block from where the arrest was made, this man wears a black ribbon on his shirt. >> just like the breast cancer one but you put it on your left side or right side and you're supporting that black lives matter. >> reporter: the protests so far
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have been peaceful. angry but peaceful. do you have every reason to believe they will continue to be that way? >> yes. and we're urging restraint. we want everybody to take their time don't lose your cool. don't destroy property. don't do anything stupid. >> reporter: the autopsy has been completed but the police department says it's going to be another ten days before they complete their investigation and that is another ten days in which much of baltimore will be on edge. >> thank you, chip. new criticism this morning for the tulsa county reserve deputy robert bates. the family of the man he shot questions the 37373-year-old's decision to take a planned bahamas vacation. relatives of eric harris said in a statement "at a time we are still mourning the death of a loved one he shot down in the street, mr. bates will be relaxing and enjoying his wealth and privilege." bates has pleaded not guilty to second degree manslaughter yesterday. he says he accidentally fired
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his gun instead of a taser during harris' arrest. the sentencing phase in the trial of convicted boston marathon bomber dzhokhar tsarnaev begin this is morning. the jury heard emotional testimony yesterday from the family of krystle campbell. they recalled how they learned about the 29-year-old's death in the attack. don dahler is in boston. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. court is now in session. yesterday the assistant u.s. attorney told the court that tsarnaev was unrepentant and that he chose a world-famous sporting event in order to twist it into something cruel and ugly for his own purposes. even after five weeks of trial testimony, jurors yesterday heard more graphic details. of the aftermath of the twin bombings from victims, celeste corcoran took the stand on two prosthetic legs. she and her daughter sidney were first explosion. "i remember thinking i wanted to die, the pain was too much."
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she said "i was in such excruciating pain and there was so much screaming and chaos." that chaotic scene captured on this never before seen amateur video was played for the jury. one of the victims, gillian renne can be seen lying on the ground with her mother on top of her. she said "my leg was almost completely torn apart, my body crumpled to the ground." she was an afiring dancer. the man convicted of injuring her and over 260 others just one year older. jurors also saw a photo of tsarnaev making an obscene gesture in a holding cell three months after his capture. the prosecution said that meant that tsarnaev was "unconcerned unrepentant and unchanged and had one more message left to send." we are expecting more victim impact statements today. the prosecution will take another day or two and hand it over to the defense to try to
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save the life of their client. >> don thanks. police in tokyo are investigating a drone marked with a radioactive symbol that was found on the roof of the prime minister's office. aerial footage shows a piece of cardboard over the device. it reportedly tested positive for minuscule amounts of radiation. earlier, a court approved the restart of a nuclear power station following the fukushima radiation disaster. the man accused of single-handedly trigger thing a massive 2010 stock plunge is appearing in a london courtroom this morning. the dow jones industrial average dropped 600 points in five minutes in what was called a flash crash. the united states is seeking his extradition. charlie d'agata is outside the court in london now. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's a drama that has unfolded in that courtroom behind me where the suspect says he will fight extradition to the united states. but the story starts in a modest suburb of west london where the
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suspect shook wall street to the core. the u.s. department of justice is after him on one count of wire fraud, is 10 counts of commodities fraud, 10 counts of manipulation and one count of spoofing, that means placing fake trades and then cancelling them within seconds in order to shake up the market. it's also illegal. prosecutors contend he did this 19,000 times, causing the dow jones to plummet 600 points and pocketing something like $40 million in the process. an analyst we spoke to today said if this weren't illegal then investment banks should hire this guy because he's making more than your average broker. we have learned court has adjourned until august or september and for the time being, anyway, the suspect remains in custody. >> charlie, thank you very much. the head of the drug enforcement administration is stepping down after heavy criticism of her response to sexual misconduct in that agency.
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a congressional committee blast blasted michele leonhart last week after an investigation that found dea agents in colombia attended sex parties paid for by drug lords. of the justice department says leonhart retires next month. a potentially life saving genetic test for breast and ovarian cancers is on the market. the a a california startup says it's an easier way of determining whether women get those doctors. holly phillips is with us this morning, it sounds promising. >> reporter: the way the test is done is it uses a swab of saliva. women can do the test at home and mail it in for their results. your doctor can order the test or the company can provide a doctor for you and it looks for breast cancer and ovarian cancer genes, things like brca 1 and 2 as well as 17 others. the amazing thing is the cost. it's only $249 whereas ordinarily this type of testing
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runs up to $4,000. >> and you can get it from saliva and you're mailing it to who? where is it going? >> it's offered by an internet company so they send you a kit and you mail it back to them and get your results in six to 12 weeks. but the reason it's a game changer really is that making genetic testing affordable and accessible has been a huge barrier but we know that genes, using screens to screen for illness, treat illness and prevent illness in some cases, that's the future of medicine. so we'll see more of this. >> who should get the test? >> the medical guidelineers in who should get genetic testing hasn't changed. so if you have a first degree relative with breast cancer or ovarian cancer you would be a candidate or if you've already had a breast or ovarian cancer. but then there are a whole group of women that haven't been ableable to get the test. for instance if you were adopted and you don't know your family history. some women just want to know. as long as you have a doctor to help guide you through what to
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do with the information p more information a good thing. >> sounds too good to be true. exciting. >> thank you dr. holly phillips. passengers and crew from an australian cruise ship stranded at sea are on solid ground. powerful waves prevented the carnival ship from docking the sydney harbor. >> what was meant to be a 12-night cruise on board the carnival "spirit" was prolonged by what some are calling a once in a lifetime storm. the ship was beaten and battered but after a long night it was able to make its way back to can sydney. video taken from inside the carnival "spirit" shows powerful 30-foot waves slamming against the ship. for one terrifying day, nearly 3, 500 passengers and crew were stranded off the coast of
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australia australia. violent waters and winds up to 85 miles per hour forced officials to shut down sydney haar for two commercial fishing. >> upstairs on the main deck a lot of the glass has been pushed out and smashed all over the place. chairs just turned like lollipops. just crazy. it's all part of a massive storm system barrelling its way down the australian coast. three people have been killed since monday as more than a foot of rain led to flash flooding. more than 200,000 businesses lost power and emergency responders were overwhelmed by calls from people needing help. >> no doubt this is a very severe storm event. indeed, it's a once in ten year event. it's probably more severe than was anticipate sod clearly the consequences are quite significant. >> reporter: carnival reported no medical emergencies on board the stranded ship. it sailed into port early this morning. >> the waves were incredible and i'm glad to be here.
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>> reporter: representatives for carnival say their ships were built to take the kind of punishment brought on by the powerful storm which gave sydney it's wettest two days in two decades. jeff? the 2015 nfl schedule is out this morning. it begins with pittsburgh at new england on september 10 and the countdown -- look at this. wow. >> only 148 days? oh my gosh! [ laughter ] >> i've been waiting. >> we will have eight thursday night games here this fall. can you believe it? starting with peyton manning and the broncos in kansas city on september 17. tom brady and the super bowl champion patriots host miami on the 29th. green bay plays the lions in detroit on december 3 and, by the way, charlie, you know the super bowl this year sr. on cbs. >> oh my gosh. the 50th anniversary.
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>> the 50th anniversary. >> oh, my goodness. that makes us so happy, doesn't it? >> i can't handle this. >> you going to get a new outfit charlie? >> oh, i will yes. >> he's going to get a new football outfit. 148 days, but who's counting. >> nothing will happen between now and then. >> we'd still be happy. turning to a more serious note -- >> ben affleck is speaking out about a slave of henning ancestor and his request to
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening. a state senate bill to require more students to get vaccinated facing a crucial committee vote today. the bill stalled last week when hundreds of parents threatened to remove their children from school rather than comply. the bill was revised to address the concerns. firefighters have controlled a two-alarm blaze at an apartment complex that started around 5:45 that started on pine in martinez. contra costa fire officials say at least two people are being treated for smoke inhalation including a martinez police officer. no word on how that fire
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good morning. if you are about to cross the dumbarton bridge westbound ardenwood boulevard exit slow from 880. southbound 880 approach is jammed up, as well. bay bridge, seeing the usual delays. but it is stacked up through the maze. 580 is probably one of the worst approaches but i don't know that eastshore freeway is catching up. 36 minutes right now from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and i want to show you the san mateo bridge as well 25 minutes between hayward and menlo park on westbound 92. that's "kcbs traffic." with the forecast, here's roberta. gray start for the day. >> it was a dark and stormy morning -- well, not stormy but take a look at the scene at sfo very dark and driveling there. 1 hour 11-minute delays on sfo arriving flights. wind light increasing to 15 later. no clearing at the coast today. partial clearing around the bay. we'll have sunshine inland. temperatures at 77 degrees.
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we won't have more fence jumpers if we remove the fence. number seven, why doesn't the president just move to a safer neighborhood. number four, sorry i'm late slow moving prostitute. number three, you don't work here. how'd you get in. number two, one more screwup and you're all going back to groping air travelers. and the number one thing overheard at the latest secret service meeting, who wants to ride the gyrocopter. >> that was amazing, david letterman, but the secret service ain't laughing. >> would ride a jie owe copter.
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>> what did you say, jeff? >> i would ride a gyrocopter, but not there. coming up in this half hour dr. oz hits back at his critics. we'll have a look at his show for tomorrow to those who say he recommends quack treatment. plus police in kentucky rescue some of the most valuable bourbon. they say it's an inside job by an alleged crime ring that now faces racketeering charges. that story's ahead. conservative donors charles and david koch may use their wealth for the first time. their network would
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significant quake. "the hill" says iphones risk being hacked. an estimated 2 million people are vulnerable. san bernardino county will pay $650,000 to a man caught on video beat by deputies. sheriff deputies are seen kicking and punching him. the department placed ten deputies on leave. the fbi is investigating. and "variety" is saying ben affleck is apologizing for asking a documentary to cut out part of his family's history. vladimir duthiers as part of cbsn is here with a story that first evolved as a story of leakes e-mails. good morning.
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>> good morning. he said he was embarrassed but an attempt to hide his concern backfired leaving the academy award winner wishing he could go back and edit his decision. >> this is a big surprise and proud of it. >> reporter: ben a fleck learns a lot about his family. >> you are a descendant from a patriot. >> reporter: one thing he didn't want was his relationship. >> i was embarrassed. it left a bad taste in my mouth. he wrote on his facebook page. i regret my initial thought. affleck isn't the only family with a controversy history. derek jeter, ken burns, anderson cooper all learned they were related to slave owners. >> i think bertsch n affleck had do
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what he did. there were so many questions swirling around. >> reporter: affleck apparently asked a producer to withhold information about his slave-owning ancestry. last july the series' executive producer e-mailed sony producer for advice. we never tried to edit or sensor what we found. he's a megastar. what do we do? ? >> linton says it may get out. gates decided what went into the show. i lobbied him the same way i lobby directors about what takes to use. this is a cocollaborative process. >> this was a documentary. that's quite a different thing than picking a shot in a fiction movie. >> the program's distributor pbs only learned on it on friday and has since launched an internal
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investigation into the video. >> this is known for great work of all kinds. when something like this comes along, there's cause for concern. >> "cbs this morning" reached out to henry gates jr. for a comment and has not yet received a response. on sunday he said quote, i maintain editorial control over all of my shows. in the case of mr. affleck, we focused on what we felt were the most interesting aspects of his an industrying. >> except for one. a big detail. this morning one of the country's most famous doctors says he will not be silenced. he's going on air to fight back against critics who says he lacks integrity and promotes quack treatments. >> this month we celebrate my 1,000th show. i know i'veer tated some potential allies in our quest to make america healthy.
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no matter our disagreement freedom of speech is the most fundamental and these ten doctors are trying to silence that right. i vow to you right here right now, we will not be silence. we will not give in. >> the entire rebuttal is set for tomorrow. a group of ten doctors is calling on them to remove him from his faculty. columbia is stand behind him saying they support his right to free speech. a deputy is on leave for smashing a woman's cell phone. he struck a cell phone out of a woman's hands. she was recording law enforcement activity near her home. john blackstone shows the trend of capturing officers on video. 34-year-old beatrice piaz says she plans to take action. he knocked the cell phone it of her hands and destroyed it.
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>> he threw everything on the ground and smashed it with his foot. he stomped on it and he kicked it. >> biaz says she was recording police activity happening four houses away. >> about eight to ten people being held in front of a lawn at gunpoint, all on their stomachs with their hand behind their back. >> reporter: biaz has a history of using her cell phone to record activity. >> look at what they're doing. they're trying to block me from video recording it. >> reporter: her lawyer says sunday's video is clear evidence that her constitutional rights were violated. >> what they wanted is to make sure they were not held accountable, that no one could see what actions were taken. >> reporter: they've become vital evidence. so much so that a california state senator is proposing new legislation reinforcing the
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rights of amateur photographers to report public actions taken by police. >> they have that right to record police officers without being bullied or intimidated. >> the u.s. marshal's service is reviewing the incident and the unnamed marshal in question is not being suspended. john blackstone cbs news los angeles. once again, every everybody is photographing everything. >> it does raise a question why you're walking up that closely to the operation and trying to record it, right? i guess we're
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this morning dozens of barrels and bottles of stolen kentucky bourbon have been recovered. the investigators busted the crime ring by a notorious liquor heist. anna werner is with the story she's been following many for almost two years. good morning. >> good morning. 100 bottles of bourbon were stolen from a distilley in kentucky. it sent many whiskey connoisseurs in a panic.
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they've arrested the man responsible, the head of a long running syndicate that traffics whiskey and steroids. bourbon is big business in kentucky. there are about a billion more barrels of it in the state than the people. none are more surprised than pap yvan winkle. so when 25 bottles are found it merits a press conference. >> you're looking at everything we have in evidence. you're looking at 100 that we've recovered. a heist dubbed pappygate. the man allegedly at the center of the crime ring is this man, gilbert kirtsinger. >> primarily what we had here
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was individuals who worked at the distilleries, knew what the securities were and knew how to bypass them and took advantage of the trust. >> reporter: much of the stolen bourbon was sold to his softball teams. less coveted like wild turkey. clay risen wrote the boog "american whiskey, bourbon, and rye." >> you look at the pappygait. they were stealing quarters. >> reporter: only about 7,000 cases of the pappy bourbon go on sale every year and they fly off the shelves. a bottle of 23-year-old bourbon can sell for as much as $8,000 on the secondary market. the barrels are also kept in a highly secured warehouse. >> i'm not surprised it was an inside joble it's not quite light robbing a bang but it is.
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>> they have been indicted on soevl charges including in engage in organized crime. only a portion of the stolen bourbon was recovered so whiskey lovers yef may be wurch doerring just where are the other pappy bat bottles right now. >> if you have it feel free to bring it by. $8,000 a bottle. that's crazy. >> i guess it's good stuff. comedian amy schumer takes a dive. the red carpet fall stealing the
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good morning. i'm nervous system. here's what's happening around the bay area right now. a bill to require more students to get vaccinated facing a state senate committee vote today. hundreds of parents threatened to remove their children from school to pass it. the bill was changed to address some concerns. early-morning fire destroying a large home in walnut creek this morning. the fire started around 3:45 on the 600 block of la casa via. no injuries reported, cause under investigation. san francisco's portable toilet and sink program is expanding to soma today. the program serves areas with large homeless populations. the new location is at 6th
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good morning. i want to show you a view from "kcbs traffic" warning you about a couple of accidents creating a hot spot for the eastshore freeway. especially the upper eastshore freeway. earlier wrecks at pinole valley road and san pablo avenue both on the shoulder but obviously some big-time delays there. we put the drive times at the bottom of your screen. it's up to 48 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and yes, at the bay bridge toll plaza, it's also stacked up for quite a ways, we did get the "all clear" though in newark on the approach to the dumbarton bridge. here's roberta. i think this is very optimistic, we're taking a look at our weather camera towards the bay bridge and we see a little hole here and there in the cloud deck. we should see earlier burnoff today. we are seeing drizzle. temperatures in the 50s, very little movement there all morning. later today 50s through the 60s. a few low 70s.
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good morning it our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, april 22 2015. more real news ahead, including "roar." it's been called the most dangerous movie ever made. first a look at today's "eyeopener." >> this individual was in contact with another person. >> they decided to march on the police station. as they walked more and more and more people joined. >> he's been given more and more supervised freedom. the question now, should hinckley be released from the hospital for good? >> we're expecting more impact statements today.
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the prosecution will take another day or two and hand it over to the defense. >> what was meant to be a 12-night cruise turned into what was called a once in a lifetime storm. >> making genetic testing affordable and accessible has been a huge barrier. >> affleck says embarrassed when he discovered one of his ancestors was a slave owner and his attempt to hide his embarrassment back fired. >> thursday night football here on cbs! ♪ in is how i do it. >> blue bell doesn't know how it was it was introduced to its facilities. >> this is what i have listeria and chip. >> i'm charlie rose.
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norah o'donnell is on assignment. a student they say was captured in paris hours before a terror attack. officials say the plan was stopped only because he accidentally shot himself. >> at a news conference minutes ago, police say the 24-year-old algerian native was communicating with someone possibly in syria. he was arrested on sunday. he was taken into custody. as he waited for an ambulance, the place say his car contained a kalashnikov rifle, a handgun. >> blue bell creamery says it's closer to finding the source of a a dangerous infection. it recalled products in 23 states. the cdc has connected two new cases to the outbreak. there have been at least three deaths. experts are testing all four blue bell factories for any sign of contamination. >> the justice department is
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expected to meet today with the two largest cable companies to discuss their plan merger. bloomberg news reports government lawyers may recommend blocking the deal between comcast and time warner cable. the merger would give it more than 30 million subscribers and 30% of the pay market. al franken is fighting the takeover. he and five colleagues in a letter tuesday urging the government to pull the plug. senator franken joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. >> the obvious yesquestion, why are you opposed? >> this is a merger that would create a behemoth. the department of justice has to decide whether this is anti-competitive and it is. and the fcc has to decide whether it's in the public
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interest, which is it isn't. this is the number one cable company buying the number three able company it's the number one internet provider buying the number three internet provider. they would have 57% of all of broadband internet. this would create one huge behemoth that would create too much power. we need more competition in the sector not less. >> they say they need it so they can compete with people like apple and others who are streaming. >> if you're talking about getting your tv broadband internet is the way to get your tv. people who are cutting the cord to cable, they're going to the internet. and in company would control 57% of all broadband internet in this country. what this would mean to consumers is higher prices less choice and if it's even
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possible, worse service. >> but, senator, comcast says it will improve the service and because it have twice as much video on demand and 20% faster internet speed. does that do anything to sway you? >> no. they say things and do other things all the time. that's just the history of this. one of the reasons that d.o.j. and fcc are looking that the is they haven't lived up to the conditions that were imposed on the last acquisition they made which was nbc/universal. we need more competition if you want higher speeds. >> any conditions or concessions that would help you change your mind? >> no. the fcc and department of justice don't have the capacity to impose -- enforce those conditions. that's been shown in the past. this is a deal -- this creates a
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giant company unprecedented in size in telecommunications. it's just going to be bad for minnesota consumers and for consumers nationally. >> senator at this point what do you think the chances are this merger goes through or doesn't go through realistically? >> well i'm not a prognosticator but i think when it started and i was the only senator opposing this it was considered a fate accompli. i think now it will be rejected. >> it's been suggested you ought to run for the senate. does ma mean you think we need more former comedians in the senate? >> yes. i think we need mr. colbert, aye, mr. franken, aye, mr. miller, no. mr. letterman, aye. >> you think we'd have a better country if we had more comedians in the senate? >> well you know sometimes
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students ask me how do you become a u.s. senator? and i say do comedy for about 35 years and then run for the senate it works every time. >> thank you, senator francken. >> a new owner for the world's only perfect diamond, a flawless 100 carat stone. that's big. sotheby calls the color whiter than white. it weighed 200 carats before it was cut down and polished. neither the buyer or seller want you to know who they are so they're staying anonymous. >> well there goes my christmas present for you, gayle. >> no animals were harmed in the making of a movie but the actors were, some bradley. how they sustained bites and
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"time" magazine is celebrating what it considering the most influential people in the world. charlie was there last year on that list! a star-studded dinner never gets old. last night it featured many honorees including everyone from world leaders to fashion designers. michelle miller there was and shows us how these leaders leave an impact. good morning to you. >> second year in a row, how about that. >> go, girl. >> it's a list unlike any other.
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it spans the ages spans backgrounds, races, nationalities and professions yet all 100 possess a power to change the world around them. they are the titans of their trades artists, icons and pioneers recognized for their contributions to entertainment, business and social change. controversial rapper kanye west a two-time honoree, made the list for his socially conscious rhymes and unapologetic tenacity. ♪ hear me out, i wouldn't go i won't go ♪ >> and there are artists redefining genres like musician actor and family man tim mcgraw. ♪ go to dinner on friday night ♪ >> i'm always going to live with my heart. that's the way i'm made it the way i make my music and live my life. >> john oliver was honored as a comedian with a conscience.
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>> i don't think i should be here. >> why? why are you sweating? >> i'm not comfortable here. i'm comfortable making fun of events like this not being at them. >> misty copeland is a dancer who broke the traditional ballet mold. gli stand what it is to keep pushing and why. >> financeer melanie hobson earned her seat in some of the world's most powerful board rooms. >> this feels like a function of a lot of hard work not just a sudden moment. >> and the cbs contributor brought along her own biggest fan, husband george lucas. why is she a time 100? >> she's awesome. she's intriguing. she's very smart. >> and then there are those who need no introduction the world leaders and iconic figures. supreme court justice ruth bader
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ginsburg, pope francis, designer deon von firstenberg, who turned a wrap dressed into more than a $200 million brand and whose philanthropy across the globe helps people realize their own potential. >> to myie me my role in fashion is to make women feel confident. >> these all the fabulous people who walked outside. i cannot see any kanye, did not see any kim kardashian. >> what was going on inside? >> when you go there's always somebody you wanted to meet or that you heard about and you admire and you walk out of the room saying i need to do something with my life. everywhere i wanted to go there was somebody i wanted to meet. >> did john oliver find you?
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>> no. >> what did he say, michelle? >> i think we have a video of kanye when he leapt to the stage and said get on your feet and let say hallelujah! >> he likes interacting with the people. >> melanie griffith is back on the big screen. >> one of the most dangerous movies ever made perhaps the most dangerous movie ever made? >> i would say probably the most dangerous. >> that story is next on "cbs this morning." dangerous movie ever made. >> that story is next on "cbs this morning." when you try to tame my curls, it feels like you want to tame me. dove wants you to unleash the beauty of your curls. that's why we created new dove quench absolute. this system deeply nourishes curls to quench dryness for 4 times more defined natural curls. new dove quench absolute.
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it may have been the most dangerous movie ever. the cast and crew survived 70 animal attacks. john blackstone takes a look at a movie that's only making it to american theaters now. >> reporter: when hollywood makes a movie about cats these days usually they're fake created on computers, which is what makes the recently released movie "roar" so captivated. filming over five years in the late 1970s it's all real. real animals, real bites, real blood. one of the most dangerous movies ever made? perhaps the most? >> i would say the most dangerous. >> reporter: jeanmar shal co-starred in the film with his family including his stepmother
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tippy head dron best known in her starring role for alfred hitchcock's "the birds" and her daughter melanie griffin. the movie was started by her fiancee and tippy ypy ypy ypy head ron's husband. >> was your father a genius or a madman? >> in hindsight, a mad man. >> reporter: the cast and crew worked with more than 100 wile animals that they raised themselves first in their los angeles mansion and them on a ranch north of los angeles. before filming even started one of the lions clamped its jaws on john's head. >> i got 66 stitches in my head. it took hours to get the lion
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off me. >> i giev tot help your uncles. >> reporter: the first day of filming noah marshall was the victim. >> it was a big lion fight. full grown lions are fighting each other and he runs in to break up the fight. a lion bites him through the hand and then -- >> through the hand. >> yes. owe see he shakes the blood off and he goes and breaks up the fight again. >> reporter: melanie griffin was attacked twice. >> this is the scene where melanie is on the kitchen floor with boomer. >> the lion grabbed her hair with its teeth and wouldn't let go. later she was clawed in the face and require 100 stitches and reconstructive surgery. head dron fractured her leg falling off an elephant. now a animal rights activist he
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dron is working to pass a law. she has expressed regret that her family lived with the dangerous animals. >> i still when e watch the movie have nightmares for a day or two after watching it. >> reporter: nighter tippy head dron or melanie griffin are promoting the release. in a statement she said it's far more productive for me to focus on the positive things that i'm doing now. her ex-house noah marshall died in 2010. the movie cost $17 million to make and grossed just $2 million when it was released overseas in 1981. it was never shown in american theaters until now. >> i knew eventually somebody would figure this film out. >> reporter: be assured that no animals were harmed in the making of this movie. but the same can't be said for the humans. for "cbs this morning," joran blackstone, hollywood. >> i'm thinking don't take the
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kids. ahead on airbnb, ceo good morning. 8 n 25 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. here are some headlines. a state senate bill to require more students to get vaccinated faces a crucial committee vote today. it stalled last week when hundreds of parents threatened to remove their children from school rather than comply. the bill was revised to address some of those concerns. but we'll have to wait to see if that's enough. firefighters have controlled a two-alarm blaze at an apartment complex that started around 5:45 on pine street and howell road in martinez. contra costa fire officials say at least two people have been treated for smoke inhalation including a martinez police officer. no word how that fire got started. international travel through sfo will get easier starting today. the airport is rolling out
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good morning. there are a number of cars with flat tires on the right-hand shoulder between lafayette and orinda. there was debris in the road so watch out for that. the cars may still be out there. that's the latest tweet from stan bunger from kcbs.
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westbound 24 backed up heading to the tunnel. then we also have 880 traffic. it is pretty slow going to looks like from about 98th to fruitvale. that's a live look near oakland airport and the coliseum. up to the bay bridge earlier wrecks on the upper eastshore freeway still have traffic really jammed up from the carquinez bridge to the maze so 51 minutes out to the toll plaza. that is "kcbs traffic." here's roberta. >> i have a surprise for you liz. take a look at this. we have clearing over the city of san francisco. okay, we'll call it partly cloudy right now but yes, that marine layer is breaking up a lot sooner today than yesterday. we still have some areas of drizzle along the coast. and we still have the temperatures holding steady in the 50s. late today, it will be warmer than yesterday. southwest breeze 10 to 15 later today. upper 50s beaches, 50s through 70s at the bay an inland areas. we'll see rain in the highest elevations of the bay area
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour airbnb is going for the gold. ceo brian chesky is showing us how the groundbreaking lodging site is chasing olympic dreams and trying to overcome the roadblock. and college rape victims who may be ignored by police and prosecutors. he's here with a surprising pattern among ataerks. that's ahead. but right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. congressman ken buck is allowed to have an unloaded ar-15 in his office. last week he raised eyebrows when he tweeted himself with trey gowdy with a rifle in the white house building.
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they have some of the strictest gun laws. >> "usa today" says the postal service is considering using drones. they're looking at new designs for its trucks. one is an all-electric vehicle that can launch a drone. the unmanned aircraft would deliver packages to home. it would help the mail carrier cover more territory in less time. the "washington post" looks at why women are afraid to tell employers they're pregnant. more than ever women work during their pregnancy. in the early 's,60s only 4% women held their job. by 2008 66% women held their job. airbnb offers a million listings in over 1991 countries.
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35 million users have checked in. now they're launching their first ad. the company still faces critics. new york state's attorney general says 72% of airbnbs are illegal hotels. welcome back. >> thank you, charlie. >> tell me what the problems are and we'll talk later about some of the successes you're meeting in new york and other places because they say it's illegal hotels and therefore if you're a hotel, other rules ought to apply to you. >> the fundamental problem is there are laws wrinkle for businesses like hotels or laws how to live with roommates and then there's in in between, third category people acting as businesses. for many year, there were none. what we tried to do is go city by city and country by country. we've had some problems in new york but a lot of successes.
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recently there was a signing into law. we're starting to have a lot of success around the world and i'm confident we'll have success in new york. it's been quite a bit of struggle. >> you always seem to think big, brian? >> yes absolutely. >> when you heard change in cuba, you were thinking what? >> we're going. they said it would be a great for us to get 100 homes in cuba. i said what about a thousand. we have to make sure we have enough inventory. we were opened with open arms. they've been sharing their homes for a generation so we thought this would be a perfect platform. >> there's no restrictions on american companies doing restrictions in cuba. >> not restrictions for -- there were a lot of restrictions that were lifted to allow -- they have to go for one of 12 different travel purposes and you can declare the reason
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you're going but we worked with the state department and some other organizations to be able to go there. >> what's your biggest the? >> the biggest is paris. we have nearly 50,000 homes. that's our best city. >> that's no surprise. not a bad city. >> yes. rio is a huge market for us. 18,000 homes and a really cool stat. last year the world cup was in brazil. they were staying in an airbnb. now we're going to be a housing provider for the olympics. >> how do you get those pictures surrounding the studio. >> and how can charlie get there. >> they say your passion is bringing people together that even the best hotels in the world should envy. at the time 100 dinner you came with your mom and dad who were here today in the green room. they say brian always colored outside the lines and also
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thinking big. >> growing up i was an artist and i think my parents were a little bit nervous that i would net get a job that had health insurance so i got a job that got air insurance. i quit my job, start airbnb. i had strangers in my home and the first thing my mom asked is you never got that job with health insurance. being an entrepreneur is the best dream to live. >> you represent, your company does talks about sharing. put that in context. >> i think the idea of sharing the economy is the notion that in 60 second use suddenly be an entrepreneur. you can share your home your character anything in your life that hasn't been monetized before you can actually share with somebody. so it's really a notion that that person can become an entrepreneur. this is going to become huge
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work. >> not everything has gone according to plan. they say airbnb has trashed the place. what are you learning? >> we've had 2,500 people stay. not everyone is a positive. but every time there's a situation, we have a chance to improve. the whole sharing of economy basically works off a reputation system. 20 years ago you saw a person in the street and they were a stranger. you can read what the 50 people said. it's a really really powerful thing. >> if somebody's not supposed to be running a business. if they're not supposed to be resub letting it and they are on airbnb how do you stop that? >> we tell them to check with
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their landlords. we try to provide a lot of education. i think over time we want to become more and more proactive. one of the things is actually have more partnerships and landlords so we can work with them. >> you're used to them. >> i'm staying on crosby street downtown and it's amazing. >> is it an airbnb? >> yes. >> how much is it costing you? >> a couple of hundred bucks a night. ank is 150 bucks a night. >> and i think you have insurance. >> yes, i do. >> mom is happy. >> mom is very happy. the government looks into sexual attacks on college campuses. he shows us why he
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john crack cow's books. his latest books aim for steeper aspirations. he is shining a light on rape in college towns including missoula, montana. "60 minutes" first
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introduced us to kelsey bell bellknapp. she said they raped her while she was drunk. they asked her if she shoutif she thought she gave the players consent. >> we're told that this particular part of that paragraph regarding the consent issue, the police chief told us it was the dagger in the case it was the aspect that killed it. looking back on it now, how do you feel about that? >> it pisss me off a little bit. >> in what way? >> the fact that i was persuaded almost. persuaded to say that. because i have no idea what they're thinking. i'm not a mind reader. all these questions were coming at me. describe the situation. i'm having to relive this again two days later.
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terrified, a nervous wreck, trying to keep myself together not to cry, to be tough. >> his book including her story and trying to hold alleged attackers accountable. jon krakauer it's so good to see you again. >> thank you. >> why mazzulla? >> mazzulla represents the country. its rate is lower. it's a beautiful town. not some outlier. i was looking at many cities when i was writing this book and i happened to go to a sentencing hearing in missoula. that's the moment i thought, wow, i could write a book aushlgd this woman. miss missoula is a wonderful place. i'd love to lever there myself
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but it representatives a huge problem nationwide. >> are these problems that were there and nobody was stepping forward and there were extenuate extenuating circumstances that were attached to them? >> that's right. there's no even deck imrape. it's always been there. women are starting to come forward and gain attention. the department of justice investigating missoula, the police department, the prosecutor's office and the university because of courageous reporting by a local missoula reporter in the local paper, glen florio in "the miss seoulian." >> where is miss sue la today? >> because of the doj investigation, their police department is really good. they i've marriaging them. it still uses privacy lawing.
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the prosecutor's office has a problem. there was a prosecutor in charge of senseual assaults. he left before the doj came in. she successfully kept a quarterback out of jail got him acquitted. then she ran for county prosecutor. this is a woman who's shown a great reluctance to prosecute anything other than a slam dunk. she's now in charge of the whole prosecutor's office that and that was one of the more fascinating thing in the book. this problem is so much more common than we know and you talk about rape myth. put that out there. >> one in five will be raped, that's from the centers for disease control. some say it's less. it's hard to know. at least 80% go unreported but
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it's hugely widespread. why are they reluctant? >> because of the way they are treated in criminal trials. >> they're all creepy dafrmg dangerous acquaintances. >> yeah. most think they're jumping out of bushes. she knew this person since kindergarten. if a woman's being raped she'll if she didn't, that proves she must have wanted it. that's devastating. the trauma changes the brain chemistry. there's good science. >> in one of the cases the woman after she was raped she drove the rapist home which police then used against her.
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>> that's right. the defense attorneys for the quarterback used that against her but in fact the psychologist who was an expert says he's seen that a lot. >> the question is why do they do it? is it about power? control? or is it about sex? >> it's about all about sex. they mostly do it because it's so easy to do. in 90% of it the rapist gets way with it scot-free. no accountability, no jail time no charges. that's why they do it because it's so easy. and they -- what's interesting is a lot of these rapists subscribe to the same rape myth it's the rapist in the bush. they don't think of themselves as a rapist. i'm a nice guy. i can't be a rapist. >> i was drunk. >> yeah. what's scary is many of these rapists if they had convicted. if you saw them walking down the street that is correct i could be working in the next cubicle.
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>> what did you think about the rolling stone case and the duke lacrosse case where in both cases it appeared not to be what it was. >> in both of those cases the victim lied. it was a tafrable thing and discouraging. >> how common is that? >> 2% and 10% of men charged with rape are famouslylsely accused. the rape victim is usually the one under suspicion. in most cases the victim is the one they believe. >> i'll bet they're not interested in seeing you in missoula. but you're going there. >> i'm going there. i feel like the people of missoula have question. >> i've seen jon answer these questions in forums and i think you will. the book is
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we showed these kids some items from a nearby store, whoa! but they didn't know they were all tobacco products. ooh this is cool. it smells like gum. yummy. this smells like strawberry. ooh, are these mints? with colorful packaging and fruit and candy flavors that kids love, who do you think tobacco companies are targeting? do we get to keep any?
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3-year-old ben wagner is reunited after getting a liver transplant just like her sister. the girls' adopted dad was a match. he could only donate to one twin. he got choked up thanking the anonymous donor who saved his other little girl. >> she was incredibly brave to come forward. give me a minute. it was an incredible gift. >> i'll say. the vietnamese girls suffer from a genetic disorder that causes
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live disorder and now they're both oklahoma. what great story. >> that does it
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you don't want to be stuck in this nightmare for drivers right now trying to get out of oakland northbound 880. there's a stall approaching 23rd and you can see traffic is barely moving right now. it looks like that right around 238 and all the way out to the maze. it a 43-minute drive time. but again, they are working to clear that stall. that will hopefully help improve the flow near the oakland coliseum. also in alamo northbound 680 there's been a crash in the clearing stages now at stone valley but it is backed up just beyond sycamore valley road. and we'll leave you with a bright spot san mateo bridge where it's improving right now out of hayward.
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