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[ laughter ] >> thanks for watching, everyone. >> have a great thursday, everybody. we'll see you again at noontime. take care. . good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday april 30 2015. welcome to cbs "this morning." remarkable rescues in nepal. seth doane is there when americans help save a teenager who had been trapped for five days. protests against police spread across the country. we talk to baltimore's mayor on how to heal the wounds. and the fda approved a treatment to dissolve double chins. we begin with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. officers down officers down. >> freddie gray protests spread across the country.
>> in new york city more than 100 people were arrested? >> there were demonstrations outside the white house, los angeles, denver seattle. >> go home folks. >> baltimore police kept the city relatively calm. >> the "washington post" reports that a prisoner who rode in that police van believed that gray was "intentionally trying to injure himself." from nepal, a team of americans pull a teenage boy from the rubble of a building alive. >> anger is rising over the speed at which earthquake relief is arriving. >> the official death toll stands at more than 5,400. southern california man who tried to snatch a toddler after attacking others is taken down. >> i picked up the tray and started beating him with it. >> independent vermont senator bernie sanders is running for president. he'll challenge hillary clinton for the democratic nomination. >> i think we've got a chance to win this. a plane carrying former president bill clinton made an emergency landing in tanzania. everybody on the plane is okay. >> the gas station in israel
goes up in flames. the woman who started the fire after a man refused her request for a cigarette. >> all that -- >> holy cow, a dramatic rescue after a farm trailer overturned on a california highway. >> and all that matters. >> caleb joseph signed a fake autograph, congratulated the fans. >> a first in the history of baseball. the baltimore orioles took on the chicago white sox in an empty camden yards. >> everywhere up a there, too. >> on cbs "this morning." >> hillary clinton has come out in favor of body cams. yeah. not for police for husbands. [ laughter ] >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to " . welcome to cbs "this morning." the death toll from nepal's massive earthquake jumped above 5600 this morning but there were
cheers in the capital this morning after an incredible rescue. crews pulled a teenager out of the rubble. he had been trapped for five days. >> our cameras were first on the scene this morning and seth doane watched this dramatic rescue. he's with us from kathmandu. seth, good morning. >> good morning. as you drive around kathmandu you see search and rescue teams across the city and as the number of days go up since the earthquake you begin to wonder how they don't lose hope. well, today we found out why they keep searching. it was controlled chaos. rescue teams from america, nepal and around the world responded to the sound of a voice. we waited through the long operation and then this. wearing a yankees t-shirt, the teenager named by police as temba lama. he is finally free 120 hours after this earthquake. this is what the
search-and-rescuers had been hoping for. just a few hours earlier, we were alongside andrew olivera, an 18-year veteran of the los angeles county fire department. he's part of an elite u.s. aid disaster assistance response team. they were using dogs to try to the detective earthquake victims who might still be alive at a nearby site. is there really a chance that someone is still alive under this? >> well, you know what until the person is found and we can confirm that they are not we will give it every shot and we are hoping that they are. . >> reporter: moments later they'll get their shot when a voice was heard underneath a collapsed hotel not far away. >> i'm trying to get a general area where they heard the voices. >> reporter: they had to bring in heavy tools to pry him out. as they bring in stretchers and medical equipment, the pace here is certainly getting more frantic and the crowd gathered watching is getting bigger. finally they freed the boy, rushing him to an ambulance.
the crowd burst into applause. and this is just the latest in a string of remarkable rescues. one of those was that very young baby boy who was found miraculously alive after being stuck for 22 hours under the rubble. we asked rescuers today how this teenager survived. they said it's something they refer to as entombment. imagine it almost like a box that's strong enough, an area this teenager was able to get inside as that building collapsed around him. incredible. >> it is incredible. seth, you took us there. thank you so much. >> great reporting. really great reporting. >> the idea of going without water and food for that long not knowing how long you'll have to live. >> just hoping -- not giving up. >> not giving up. thank you, seth that was great. protests over the death of freddie gray are spreading from baltimore to other cities. demonstrations were large but mostly peaceful in baltimore
yesterday. police make 18 arrests in downtown minneapolis, about a thousand people marched to seek justice for gray. >> demonstrators in seattle showed solidarity with baltimore protesters by hosting a "die-in" but in new york city the protests were not as peaceful. more than 100 were arrested during clashes with police. vladimir duthiers is in new york's union square where the protests began. vlad, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the protests that gathered here in union square last night were for the most part peaceful and calm until some protesters decided to go from the square to the street. that resulted in dozens of arrests. the scene was chaotic. the nypd clashing with the sea of demonstrators. earlier in the evening, the protests were peaceful but when the group made its way on to the road police were quick to crack down. >> you are not permitted to walk
in the street or roadway. >> reporter: some demonstrators were pinned to the ground while others were hauled away. >> they're locking up innocent people. >> reporter: but that didn't stop them. the group split up closing in on one of the city's major tunnels. >> they're marching north on west street. >> reporter: they flooded the west side highway and also made their way to times square. >> been out here since 4:30. >> reporter: last night rafaela smith told us she was marching so her son doesn't have to. >> i want to make a difference and that my son to know his parents stood for something, they stand for him. >> reporter: demonstrator michelle taylor says she expects the protests will continue. >> this is not it. this is only the beginning. they can not treat us like this. they have to value our lives. >> reporter: the groups that organized the march last night, millions march nyc, said they did it to show their solidarity with the people of baltimore saying "their justice is our justice." there are several other protests
planned across the country today. norah? >> vlad, thank you. baltimore streets were quiet overnight as a city wide curfew remains in effect. a "washington post" story gives new insight into what may have been happened to freddie gray. the newspaper quotes a prisoner inside the same police van as gray. he reportedly said that gray was banging against the walls like he was trying to hurt himself. jeff pegues continues our coverage from baltimore. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. baltimore is not back to normal this morning but there are signs that it is getting there. take a look across the street here. police here yesterday, they were dressed in riot gear. this morning they are not. early this morning, police in riot gear massed along the same blocks that saw rioting and looting on monday. community leaders and police managed for the most part to clear the streets. >> go home. >> reporter: baltimore congressman elijah cultmmings was there again urging the crowd to stay focused on what he believes is the issue.
>> the relationship between the african-american community and the police i believe is the civil rights issue of this generation right here. >> reporter: there was a larger peaceful demonstration earlier in the day. crowds of mostly students moved from baltimore's penn station to city hall demanding answers about what happened to freddie gray. >> we still don't know why freddie gray was arrested. >> reporter: on april 12 the 25-year-old gray was seemingly unable to walk on his tone a police van. the incident has led to protests and riots. more than 2000 national guard members are patrolling the 80 square miles of baltimore. private first class dana williams says they are her streets, too. >> it's a little heartbreaking because that's my community but i know i have that a duty to do so i plan on doing my duty. >> reporter: the baltimore police investigation into gray's death is expected to be turned
over to the state's attorney's office tomorrow both agencies are conducting separate investigations and it's still not clear when the results will be made public. charlie? >> jeff thanks. with us from baltimore is mayor stephanie rawlings-blake. mayor, good morning. >> good morning to you. >> can you give us an assessment of where baltimore is this morning at this moment? >> this morning, this is the morning after the second day of our city wide curfew and i'm pleased that overnight we had relative calm very few incidents. what you saw is more reflective of the true story of baltimore. you saw community leaders, you saw elected officials, but working together to bring the peace. last night we saw gang members on the corners trying to encourage peace and getting people to go home. we've had a very dark time in
our city and there's a lot of pain here but there's a resiliency that is characteristically baltimore. >> reporter: mayor why are there still no answers about what happened to freddie gray? and do you support releasing the police report when it's complete to the entire public? >> so the -- this is the thing. we need to make sure there's justice for freddie gray and for his family. and when you talk to his family his family understands very well that in order to get justice, not just to seek it not just to have the optics of justice but to be able to seek it you have to protect the process. that's what we've been trying to talk about community leaders, clergy leaders, the gray family. we have to protect the process. yes, they want answers but they want answers in a way that will best protect their ability to get justice for freddie gray.
that's my focus. >> but mayor, why not? you talked about a city? pain. there's questions about police tactics all across the country. why not have transparency? >> well i have to reject that premise. the pain you saw, yes, it's about feg butreddie gray but it's about so much more. if it were just about freddie gray on the day that his family begged the city for peace so she could mourn, you would haven't seen what you saw on monday. it's about larger issues and nose are those issues that we're working on. my prayer for my city and for cities across our country is that during this time of unrest and when it's very clear people are in a lot of pain we find a way to communicate with each other so we're on the same page. we can't want justice for freddie gray or any freddie gray across this country and not at the same time be fighting for the process to move forward.
>> mayor, it's been a rough week for you personally it's been a rough week for the city. if you had any do-overs what would it be? >> that's a good question and, you know, if you're talking about operationally, every incident we've had and i've been mayor during many an earthquake, a tornado, a flood, super bowl parades that had almost a million people here that could have gone any which way. we've done it all and i feel comfortable with my track record for dealing with that level of crisis. >> let me phrase it another way. you were criticized for calling the protesters thugs. a lot of people look at these people and say, look these are people in pain they're striking out because they don't have any options. do you regret using that word. i. >> i regret it and i've apologized several times. in the heat of this crisis i let my anger overcome me.
i've apologized multiple times not just because i used the word but because it's forced a conversation about a word instead of the pain many people are feeling across our city. >> should you have called in the national guard earlier? >> i didn't think anyone gains from trying to politicize this. i'm from baltimorement i grew up here, my parents grew up here i'm raising my daughter here i love this city and when you see your city burning you will do anything in your power to bring the resources necessary to bring healing and to fix the problem. so as soon as it was clear that we needed the national guard, i made that call without hesitation and equivocation. period. >> mayor stephanie rawlings-blake, thank you for joining us this morning. >> thank you. this week's violence in baltimore led to one of the most unusual sporting events in history. we'll take you inside camden yards and show you the first regular-season baseball games where in this case the fans were
banned. that's just ahead. this morning, a jury will hear more graphic testimony about the carnage james holmes unleashed inside a colorado movie theater. survivors and first responders are describing the attack that killed is 12 people and wounded 70. holmes pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. mark strassmann is at the courthouse in centennial colorado, mark good morning. >> reporter: good morning. eventually the focus of this trial will shift to whether james holmes was an insane killer. but for now everyday we're hearing more personal, dramatic accounts from people who found themselves trapped inside the theater. >> i've heard people saying "i'm getting shot i've been hit." >> reporter: christina went to the movie with a group of co-workers. suddenly the iraqi war vet heard familiar sounds -- gunshots inside the theater. >> i felt my leg -- i saw blood so i just continued falling to the ground. >> reporter: her co-worker alex
outing. it was his 27th birthday. he tweeted from inside theater 9 "it's going to be the best birthday ever." >> i noticed he had a blood spot on his head. >> reporter: sullivan's family learned he was found face down in the theater. he was dead. >> i can see him with the gun held up to his chest. >> reporter: navy vet joshua hole in lann was trying to shield a friend when he was shot. bullets tore into his calf and arm. he collapsed. >> my thought process was that he was searching for other people and that he was going to start going row by row. >> reporter: first responders walked into chaos. dozens of people wounded or dead. people screaming or pleading for help. >> the phrase was "if they've got a pulse, get them out of here". >> reporter: once the wounded got out, the theater was still a homicide scene with bodies lying everywhere. police remembered for hours cell phones left behind started to
ring and ring. >> incredibly painful for families to relive all of that. thank you, mark. syria's government is accused of another chemical warfare attack on its own people. activists in idlib province say helicopters dropped at least two bombs filled with chlorine one group claims 12 people suffocated. so far the reports are unconfirmed. syria handed over a stash of chemical weapons two years ago but chlorine was not included. norad's commandant says no one could have shot down a gyrocopter that landed outside the united states capitol. but the capitol police chief says officers could have opened fire and did not because of the risk to tourists. a florida mailman flew the aircraft over the national mall two weeks ago without being stopped. members of the house oversight committee were unhappy with the answers they got at a hearing on wednesday. wednesday. >> it starts with a simple question of who's in charge.
you've got a dude in a gyrocopter 100 feet in the air crossing 30 plus miles of restricted airspace. >> the head of the faa said radar could not distinguish the gyrocopter from other objects like a bird or kite. senator bernie sanders is hillary clinton's first challenger for the democratic presidential nomination. the vermont independent calls himself a democratic socialist. he says both parties are dominated by big money interests. but sanders tells nancy cordes a third-party campaign was never an option. >> the reality is that if you want to engage in debates and mobilize people, it's hard to do it outside the two-party system. this morning, some waters off the hawaiian island of maui are off limits after a deadly shark attack yesterday. the victim is a 65-year-old woman who was snorkeling.
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good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. hearst happening right now here's what's happening right now. in the wake of shooting in the country big changes are on the way for san francisco police department with body cameras for every police officer. electrical problem could have caused that deadly fire in the mission district earlier this year. one person died in that fire that torched that three-story building on 22nd and mission. smoke detectors were in the building but failed to sound on that saturday night. traffic and weat
reopened. traffic alert is canceled. it was an injury accident and car fire. there's a lot of spectator slowing on the northbound side in the commute direction cause some big backups to the guadalupe parkway. so that's going to take a while to recover. outside we go. and here's a live look at a very slow going approach to the bay bridge the toll plaza. metering lights are still on slow. they have been for a while. there's still a backup on incline section so they are trying to reduce the amount of cars on the span itself but you will be waiting for at least a half-hour. probably longer at the bay bridge toll plaza. with the forecast, here's roberta. check out this view of the visibility unlimited from the pyramid towards the golden gate bridge blue skies and unseasonably warm temperatures. right now temperatures are into the 50s. and later today we'll be climbing into the 60s and 70s right around the bay and across the coastline. and then 84 degrees in mountain view.
now, there's a phrase in your story on the eighth there where an unnamed source says we don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom prop but it comes from gerson. it's a political line directly tied to the white house. you said the information doesn't come from them. >> jon, were we not supposed to report what it was that had the intelligence community so nervous about saddam? >> no, you were supposed to keep it in the context that this administration was very clearly pushing a narrative and by losing sight of that context albuquerque i not reporting -- >> i think we did. >> i wholeheartedly disagree with you. >> well, that's what makes journalism. >> it's actually not what makes
journalism, so let's continue. >> let's continue. >> you know, it's interesting. we had yesterday john oliver coming on yesterday telling us how much he admired jon stewart. part of the reason is because when jon stewart when he is passionate on an issue will turn not comedy but dialogue. >> and he does it very well. and i think they won't be going to lunch any time soon but it gives you another indication on how jon stewart is going to be missed. >> absolutely. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, conspiracy theories about an army training exercise. some think it's a condition for martial law. find out what the texas major is doing about that. plus the fda and how you can get rid of double chins. that's ahead. "the wall street journal" said the economy slowed to a crawl at the start of the year. it marks the return of uneven
growth seen in the last six years. the gdp in the first quarter grew only 0.2%. britain's president independence" said they almost denied andreas lubitz a flying license. in 2010 they questioned lubitz's mental health but he was allowed to train in arizona after german doctors say he recovered from depression. lubitz is accused of deliberately crashing a plane into the alps last month killing himself and 149 people. u2 singer bono tells "the new york times" he still cannot play the guitar more than five months after the car accident. he cannot bend two fingers. bono said it feels like i have somebody else ee hand. this is a hard bit because i can't play the guitar. they kick off a world tour next month. >> i hope that works out for
him. >> i talked to morgan freeman last night. he can't fly anymore because he hurt his hand. >> that's tough too. the "washington post" says they're fueling questions about exercises. there have been intense speculations since it was brought up in march. manuel bojorquez shows us the growing hostility. good morning. >> good morning. they say the operation is needed to keep emerging threats from around the world but there's enough paranoia that they've ordered the texas state guard to keep a close eye on the exercises. >> this is in preparation for the financial collapse and maybe even obama not leaving office. i'm telling you this is so huge. >> reporter: online there is question that he's masking something insidious. >> one thing is for sure.
troops will be ready and trained to take over your town when it happens. >> they're prepared to issue martial law and even maybe roundups. this is not a joke. it's the real deal. >> reporter: the army tells cbs news i has nothing do with martial law that many of the exercises will take place in remote areas away from the public, but after this map of the training exercises surfaced which identified texas, utah and southern california as hostile territory, the conspiracy theory took off. >> my friends, this is a declaration of war on united states soil. this is in our backyard. >> even plumbing repairs at several walmart stores drew suspicion. >> walmart closing stores across the nation. most of them if not all are in the jade helm exercise facility. >> jade helm is truly a training exercise to prepare special army operations overseas.
that's all we want to do. >> reporter: the army said misinformation is being spread by people with a personal agenda but many in this overflow crowd remain skeptical. >> i'm a concerned citizen and i believe that everybody should be concerned about this. >> reporter: on tuesday governor greg abbott ordered the texas state guard to monitor military personnel movements and training exercise schedules and ensure that safety and constitutional rights of texass were not being violated. that prompted this response from the white house. >> i have no idea what he's thinking. might have an idea, but i'm not going to -- >> the civil liberties and constitutional rights of american citizens will in no way be affected by these exercises. >> jade helm will run eight weeks from july to september. the military says it's a routine training exercise but it's size and scope do set it apart from others. they say it should not be disruptive to most citizens.
gayle? >> thank you manny. there's a new way to do away with double chins. the fda. >> a lot of people are going to pay attention to what you have to say. how does it work. >> it targets the double chin or as a good friend tells me the enemy of a good selfie. the drug itself is called kai bella. it's a synthetic form of a compound naturally found in our intestine. in our intestine it helps our bodies to break down fat in food. in this case it's being injected into the chin to break down fat in that area. it dissolving the cell membrane around fat cells causing them to burst and destroying them in the process. >> what happens to them then? >> your body basically absorbs them and metabolizes them.
i do have to say it's a big commitment. it's done over a course of six months. a sears of injections. sometimes up to 50 times. it's not for the faint of heart. >> it sounds like it hurts. >> double chin is not my issue. i'm worried more about a muffin top and cottage cheese thighs. >> we'll get to that. you know actually no. so if it sounds too good to be true, the idea of a safe fda approved fat melting procedure in some ways it is too good to be true. it's only recommended for areas of the chin. we don't know whether it's safe. it depends whether it's permanent. i spoke with a doctor yesterday who helped conduct the clinical trials. he said unlyle botox and res lynn that wears off after times, this actually destroys cells, so for his patients two years later, the results were just the
same. it seems permanent. >> how much will it cost? >> the company hasn't set a price but insurance won't cover it. >> but side effects, you may not be able to swallow. >> redness, swelling and other side effects. >> okay. holly phillips. what's wrong with a double chin. thank you. some of the drama that happens off the field. dean reynolds is in chicago. dean? >> reporter: here in chicago the stage is set for fans everywhere hoping for a fresh start. >> that's coming up next. and if you're heading off to work and you've got errands to do somebody told yes yesterday, gayle, i have yoga class, you can set your dvr so you can watch us any time on "cbs this morning" any time you like. we'll be right back. hey! have an awesome vacation everyone! thank you so much! you're so sweet. yummy!
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display tonight. nfl is holding its annual draft in chicago for the first time in more than 50 years. quarterback's jaymeis winston and marcus mariota lead. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, the super bowl was three months ago and the next nfl regular season game isn't until september. but there's definitely a pro football buzz in the air here in april. last-minute technical checks are under way in anticipation of the fastest, strongest, potentially richest in the nation. >> this is quite an event. >> it is. it's getting bigger and bigger every year. >> reporter: it's the nfl draft and vince is in charge. >> i feel like i'm entering the
st. peter's basilica of the nfl here. >> that's what we're going for. >> reporter: this is supposed to be the nfl's off-season a time for fans to hibernate or maybe reconnect with their families, but tell that to the 45 million or more viewers who are expected to tune in starting tonight for this three-day extravaganza. >> reporter: was the idea to keep the nfl sort of a year-round phenomena? >> yeah. our fans are no less passionate in the off-season. super bowl is about two teams, two fan bases. this is all 32 teams. every fan has hope in april. >> reporter: the earliest drafts were smoke filled all-nighters conducted at hotels and almost in secret. >> baltimore selects -- >> reporter: but when television took note 30 years ago, a niche went national. there will be cameras
everywhere. not just in chicago but at a number of remotes across the country trained on potential draftees as well as the team officials making up or down decisions. >> go. do what you've got to do. you know what he has to do. >> reporter: it's what you might expect from the $10 billion business the nfl has become. outside the theater, there's this massive tent called selection square where the respective teams will phone in their picks to the staff here grant park there's draft town a kind of football festival. >> are you nervous? >> no. i think i'm more excited than nervous. >> it's where we met 6'5" 320-pound offensive brandon
scherff. for a club who won five out of 16 games last year the draft is critical. >> after our disappointing finish, we want to make sure we bring in gool good football players and turn things around. >> the chair george mccaskey believes it, but it's more than that. >> it's a television event. there's a lot of hoopla. each of the 32 teams' brain trusts is at their headquarters so for them it's big business serious business. >> reporter: now, in addition to the world-class athletes an reporters who are covering them the city of chicago expected 100,000 visitors to come in and witness the draft spectacle and that, too, is serious business. "thursday
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. a lot of nurses in northern california will be off the job today. staging a one-day strike at sutter hospital to express concerns about staffing levels. >> the family of a man who killed a boy didn't know he had mental problems. he confessed. police arrested a man in connection to a muni shooting. a 20-year-old was shot on the t line on monday. officers found a gun when they arrested an 18-year-old yesterday. stay w
good morning. let's talk about the bay bridge. it is bad on some of the approaches. there were earlier stalls. drive tie at the bottom of your screen 68 minutes from the carquinez bridge. and then caught up in all that traffic mess we have a new wreck westbound 80 at richmond parkway. so slow on the upper eastshore freeway more slowing on the lower eastshore freeway. it is going to take you a while. you're going to be bogged down in traffic from the carquinez bridge to the maze. and that 580 approach is solid through highway 13. that is "kcbs traffic." with the forecast, here's roberta. this is one of my favorite views of the morning from the transamerica pyramid looking out towards the golden gate bridge. visibility is unlimited at this hour. boy, temperatures are in the 50s and later today, an unseasonably warm day from the 60s and 70s at the beaches to the low 90s inland. 80s around the bay. a
♪ ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, april 30 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including actress sophia vergara and her ex-fiancee fighting over frozen embryos. what it means for parents. first here's a look at the "eye opener" at 8:00. >> this is a string of remarkable rescues. >> some protesters decided to go from the square to the street and that resulted in dozens of arrests. >> baltimore is not back to normal this morning, but there are signs it is getting there. >> should you have called in the national guard earlier? >> as soon as it was clear that we needed the national guard, i
made that call. >> the focus of this trial will shift to whether james holmes was an insane killer. for now we're hearing more personal dramatic accounts. >> my record is pretty clear and i look forward to debating secretary clinton or anybody else. >> it's only approved for this area under the chin. >> well a double chin is not my issue. i'm more worried about a muffin top and cottage cheese thighs. >> was the idea just to keep the nfl sort of a year round phenomena? >> this is what all 32 teams and every fan has hoped in april. >> does every bird do this? >> oh, my god. time to get out! >> ready 7. queue charlie. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. a dramatic rescue this morning brought joy to a nation filled
with despair. rescue crews pulled out a teen-ager who was trapped in earthquake debris for five days. officials say he's in good shape. >> that's good news. our cbs news cameras were first to the scene. a team firefighters from los angeles county took part in this rescue. other parts of kathmandu are just starting to get back to normal. >> more protests are planned in cities across the country over the death of freddie gray. hundreds took part in a demonstration in new york city last night, resulting in 100 arrests. a prisoner inside the police van said he believed gray intentionally tried to hurt himself by banging himself against the van's walls. >> it was the lowest baseball attendance ever in the regular season. fans were banned at yesterday's game for the white sox. chip reid is at camden yards
with how that move changed the experience. >> reporter: good morning. all those empty seats didn't stop the orioles from crushing the white sox 8-2. the first pitch was after 8:00 p.m. it was it was so quiet you could hear the clicking of the cameras. the nearly 50,000 seats in camden yards were mostly empty wednesday, except for a few baseball scouts and the full press box, but that didn't stop the baltimore orioles and chicago white sox from playing like they were in front of a sold-out crowd. >> it will be caught. dell young will put that up in the air. all sounds seemed amplified. the crack of the bat and pop of the glove. >> that will be out of play. >> reporter: no cheers for home
runs. >> good-bye home run! >> reporter: baltimore's caleb joseph signed fake autographs and tipped his cap to a make believe major league crowd and after the game he thanked the loyal few who tried to sneak a peek from behind the fence and from hotel balconies. >> it reminds me of those types when you're in high school and college and your friends don't want to pay the $4 $5 to get into the game so they get in the back of their trucks and drive to the outfield and cheer you on. >> brendan came to keep the focus on freddie gray. you see this as surrendering to fear? >> we're seasoneding a ing asending a message to the world that the city is unsafe for everyone, that it can't be controlled. that's not true. >> reporter: the orioles said the decision to shut out fan was not an easy one but in the end it came down to security. >> the determination was made jointly that the resources required to play this game simply could be used better elsewhere and we recognize this is a baseball game.
there are bigger issues out there. >> reporter: this weekend the orioles were supposed to play a three-game series here against the tampa bay rays but those games have now been moved to florida. gayle? >> all right. thank you, chip. didn't you like caleb joseph tipping his hat, signing imagery autographs. you really need an audience. >> you do. >> it did reflect the hearing of the bat, the crack of the bat. >> and the very enthusiastic play by play to nobody. thank you, chip. >> we have dramatic video of an attack inside a city hall in southern california. the suspect faces assault and attempted kidnapping charges. this attack was recorded by one of the victims. >> lock the door! come here hurry, hurry, hurry. >> reporter: three women and a young girl run for cover inside city hall as a bloodied man is
seen on cell phone video standing in a doorway. the woman holding the camera backs away down the hall. the bloody man chases her. >> doesn't touch me! >> reporter: the man runs at another woman in the group and tries grabbing the little girl. the women are cornered and alone. one woman grabs the little girl and runs. by this time 24-year-old jessica corrales had enough. >> i just saw my mom with blood on my hands and my niece. i said okay somebody needs to do something. i picked up a folding chair and started beating him with it. >> reporter: help arrived and 30-year-old reginald perlata was taken down by police. >> he was like a zombie. he would smack us hard in our face. every time i watch it it looks so unreal. it looks like it didn't happen but it did. >> the russian space agency says this morning a cargo mission to
the international space station is a total loss. that's raising concern for the crew members at the station. a russian spacecraft carrying much needed supplies failed to reach the right orbit this week. elaine quijano has more on the cargo ship spiraling back towards earth. >> reporter: good morning. the head of russia's space program admits this failure is a big concern. spinning wildly out of control, this is the view from the russian cargo ship progress 59 as it plunges rapidly toward the earth. the russian space agency lost command of the unmanned vessel when it malfunctioned shortly after take-off tuesday. as the 24-foot spacecraft fall much of it will burn up on reentry, but a few pieces of debris could make it all the way to the earth's surface and scientists have no control over where it will land. >> because this spacecraft is out of control, the mugss can't
target the reentry and make sure it comes down on to an uninhabited area of the pacific ocean, for example. >> reporter: it was set to deliver more than 6,000 pound of supplies to the internation space station, vital food and oxygen for the six-person crew. >> they plan for these things to happen. it's unfortunate when they do but woo do have supplies on board. >> reporter: while the loss of supplies won't put the crew in any immediate danger, this is the second failure of a cargo ship in the past six months. in october an unmanned orbital science rocket exploded while on a resupply trip to the space station. with reserves already down following that fiery accident there is increased pressure on upcoming missions. >> clearly another failure of a supply ship would cause a major
problem. >> reporter: whatever is left of the project will crash down sometime within the next two weeks. scientists will have a better idea of where it could land about two days before impact. >> a company owned by amazon's jeff bezos is revealing it launched a rocket yesterday. >> and liftoff. >> the company blue origin released a video showing this very smooth liftoff. bezos can be seen watching from the west texas facility. it climbed to an altitude of 58 miles. at that point a capsule separates from the booster and parachutes back to earth. blue origin apparent liply has plans to take tourists into
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. new developments this morning in a celebrity legal battle that could impact would-be parents nationwide. actress sophia vergara's fiancee wrote an op-ed in the "new york times," demanding that their frozen embryos not be destroyed or sit in a freezer forever. sophia says she will keep them frozen indefinitely because she does not want to have a child with him. rikki klieman is with us. >> the agreement was indeed a contract and the contract was very clear. they agreed at the time of in
vitro fertilization that the embryos would remain where they are, they could be destroyed if one of them died meaning they o would be thawed and both parties must agree as to what to do with the embryos. one person cannot decide. >> nick lobe signed that consent that said the baby could only be brought to life if both parents signed that consent form. >> we have to understand what he said in the complaint, he's a sophisticated man who says i was coerced, she abused me she was always abusing me and she made me do it because i was under duress and i did not want to suffer more abuse. well that may prove to be a bit too much. >> you're saying sanctity of contracts, case closed. >> well no not so simple. you know how i feel about contracts. i think that we exist in the world under law and society by
virtue of contract. everything we do is on the basis of agreement. however, there are ten states that have looked at in vitro fertilization and these kinds of, quote unquote, custody battles over what most states will say is the property called embryo and what they have found is this -- eight of them have said that basically the contract controls the agreement controls. if it's written, if it's signed or even if there's a verbal agreement. some have said we have to balance these things and -- >> isn't it only in the other two cases the women had cancer and so the judges said well, since they don't have a chance probably since they've gone through chemotherapy, they let them have the embryos. >> yes. and that was the woman remember. one of the things about public policy is do we want to force a woman to become a mother of a child that she does not want with a person that she does not want it with? >> but he's saying i want these these two daughters, she doesn't have to assume any financial or
parental responsibility. he says at the time we agreed and now he wants them. >> once he has signed this agreement, this consent form where they have agreed that both of them need to decide he probably doesn't have a right. however, it is a case of first impression in california, this will be the 11th state and we want to know what people's rights are in this situation. are embryos property or are they really people? >> thank you. >> it's interesting to watch. >> it really is. >> whether it's coffee or meat ball, the way to get your food could be in for a i'd rooid intoride into the future thanks to smartphones. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." future. that's straight ahead. you're watching "cbs this morning." ♪
mcdonald's is downsizing its menu. it has cut seven sandwiches plus the chipotle snack wrap. say it isn't so. it comes after another quarter of declining sales with net income down 33% and revenue fall 1g 1%. michael ream editor at large joins us. michael, so why make these cuts? >> well mcdonald's has been struggling with this period of slow to negative growth for a few years and its stock prices have drastically undermet the market. the overall market has tripled
since 2009. both of those issues obviously put a lot of pressure on the management to turn things around and they brought in a new ceo samed steve's ta brook, a british gentleman. this appears to be the beginning of his turn around efforts to simplify the menu and get back to the core as a burger chain. >> you watch us every year so i know you know steve estabrook was here. his mother's favorite is a quarter pounder, so we know that's not in jeopardy. does the drive-through have anything to do with it? >> it's part of it. they're laying the ground work for future problems they're testing out. one thing they're looking at is possibly bringing breakfast all day. >> right. they're trying it in california. >> right. they're testing it in a few. and they want to try the interactive area where you order
from a touch pad. at the drive-through it's a difficult deal to deal with. you don't want it slowing down the drive through. the big thing they teflted gave people tons of choices on the toppings and cheeses and you run the risk of someone sitting there staring at it forever and the guy behind him just leaving. >> other fast food companies doing better than mcdonald's and if so what's the difference? >> it's hard to point to one single different. other fast food chains are doing better and really the backdrop of this is the sort of attrition of this gourmet culture in america over the last few years. the rise of the chef as a class of celebrity. you know ronald mcdonald is not in the class of the gordon ramseys of the world. >> that's just marketing, isn't it? >> it's marketing to an extent but americans have started to focus on what they're eating. companies like chipotle have
marketed how their markets are. >> thank you so much your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. it's 8:25. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening around the bay area right now. in the wake of several high- profile shootings across the country, big changes on the way for a bay area police department. san francisco plans to furnish body cameras for every one of its police officers. crowds cheered as a teenaged boy was pulled from the wreckage of a seven-story building that collapsed around him five days ago in that earthquake in nepal. rescuers from southern california were on hand to help bring the teen to safety. traffic and weather coming up right after the break.
drive time on the eastshore freeway on the approach to the richmond/san rafael -- i'm sorry, to the bay bridge toll plaza. now, it's really just wall-to- wall traffic right now. it's really bad all the way down to from the carquinez bridge to the maze. they were cycling through the metering lights very slowly for a while. obviously we are starting to see some clearing now once you get closer to the pay gates and the metering lights in the left lanes. but again, the eastshore freeway on top of the slow traffic we have the crash at the richmond parkway slowing down the ride out of hercules but the lower eastshore freeway is also bad really from richmond into berkeley and
emeryville. and that five approach very solid now beyond -- well beyond highway 13 in oakland. if you want to consider mass transit, you may be well served to do so. bart is on time systemwide no delay. and ferry, caltrain and ace also look great. that is "kcbs traffic." here's roberta. >> hey, elizabeth. have a great day. good morning, everyone. let's take a look outside right now pristine conditions wall- to-wall sunshine, this is what an offshore flow looks like. not a cloud in the sky. concord currently 62 degrees. it's 63 in livermore. it's in the mid-50s in santa rosa. later today, our numbers anywhere from the upper 60s and low 70s at the beaches. we're talking mid-70s to low 80s around the bay when typically san francisco should be at 63 degrees. check out san jose in the 80s and low 90s to the east mid-80s in santa rosa. extended forecast another day with, boy, unseasonably warm conditions on friday. the marine layer returns over the weekend for cooler conditions and we'll cloud
welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour on demand actor changing more than the car business. jamie wax looks into the new world of instant delivery. why restaurants and groceries are just the beginning. >> plus the fall of saigon 40 years later. reluctant american heroes share the lie that saved lies. how he led 100 refugees to freedom. that's ahead. "time" says tattoos might be a problem for the new apple watch. people with tattooed wrists report sensors on the underside of the watch cannot read heartbeats. >> is your tattoo throwing off
your watch? >> no single tattoo. thinking about it. >> thinking about it. where would it be. >> gayle, you don't have any -- >> i can see charlie with a tramp stamp. >> we're all clearly kidding, boys and girls. the "los angeles times" says the 3-d printer saved the lives of three baby boys. they suffered from a rare condition that prevented them from breathing properly. at first the doctors from the university of michigan were able to print custom splints that help with their airways and then it dissolves inside their little bodies. a spin-off of jump street now sony has hired the writers from the comedy series "broad city." it comes as "ghost busters" shoot this summer. the "washington post"
reports which jobs are most likely to make you drink. people work in mining are the most following by employees in construction hotels and restaurants and arts and entertainments. >> it just lemds itself to so many things and i'm going to keep it moving. nasa release add composite that showed the planet in psychedelic colors. the colors represent data collected by merges in spacecraft. merges will retired today. it will crash into mercury at more than 8,000 miles late have lost business. the mayor may consider listing the curfew if the calm continues. searching for harmony after the riots. it could start after the music. ♪
that's nice. the baltimore symphony orchestra performed a rare outdoor concert on wednesday. some of the events are canceled because of the violence and curfew. the musicians filled the time with something other than bricks and tear gas. >> they want to feel joy and hope and love and most importantly they want to feel the incredible community that we have here in baltimore. >> that's right. the concert ended with the star spangle ed battle written by francis scott key. music can be so healing. >> what a terrific idea. >> uber this morning is delivering more than people. the on-demand car company expanded uber eats service. it brought food to customers in los angeles and barcelona. jamie wax shows us how this time uber will need to catch up. jamie, good morning. >> good morning, norah. food delivery is an estimated
$70 billion a year business in the u.s. so start-up companies like post mates and insta card have created apps that they hope% will capitalize on that. with a click of a button they amt to deliver anything from seafood to shoes in a matter of hours or just minutes. >> we just saw a guy come in and said i'm bigging up for post mates and we didn't think anything of it. next day it was two guys, three guys. >> reporter: this meatball shop owner owns six shops in new york city. none of them offer delivery but on demand post mates has changed that. this is the founder and ceo. >> reporter: what makes someone hit your app as opposed to one of the other delivery apps? >> i think it feels like a remote control for your life. it feels almost magical. you press a button and the second later you see a person on
map moving toward a store purchasing an item and in another few minute use have that item delivered. >> reporter: from their offices in san francisco post mate employees review orders submitted by commerce online and turn around and place order over the phone to local businesses across the country. then a local courier or postman as they call it is dispatched to pick it up and deliver it for a fee that starts at $5. the company promises to have any delivery to your door within an hour and it's working. with almost 10,000 couriers across 22 cities in the country, post mates has become the uber of delivery. they claim to deliver a slice of pizza every 45 seconds in new york stock exchange and a cup of coffee every three minutes across the country. >> i'm going to go get a magazine. >> you're going to go out tofor
that? you guygo too to cosmo.com. >> you may remember the delivery company kozmo.com. it went belly up in 2001. but tech support says things have changed. what is different about these new companies? >> the difference is they're based on smartphones. these companies wouldn't have worked five or six years ago because not everyone uses smartphone. the fact that customers are ordering from smartphones and their workers are being deployed by smartphones, that makes the whole system works. >> also what helps is that all of these new services like insta cart which focuses on grocery delivery have no warehouse costs. instead an insta card shopper will go to your grocery store and pick up everything on your shopping list and bring it for you. they win by collecting delivery
fees. bastion layman calls it anti-amazon. >> if you look for a specific jacket or boot on amazon you click a button and have it one or two days later. wouldn't it be beautiful if you'd do the same thing in your city. see a local store that has your shes available in your size. you could press a button and for $5 you can have it delivered in an hour. >> a local product sold by a local store. i think that's great. >> i've been working two rahman shops in new york. his product isn't easy to deliver which is why he's never offered it but he's welcomed to the challenge. >> is there any part of your business that's made it more complicated or difficult by the addition of the dlirchry apps? >> sometimes it's a double-edged
sword. you're making orders of people that are in front of you and then delivery orders. these are problems i can get used to. >> we're craving in and out burger burgers. >> they survive. they look poised to. it seems everyone from business owners to hungry gamers will reap the benefits. >> having it brought to my door? >> where is that burger from? >> in and out. >> stlikt for research, of course, we did try out the service here. we ordered food one day from chick-fil-a down at nyu to come up here to 57th street. it's a rainy day the height of lunch and there was a $27 surcharge and it took two hours. >> that's not good. >> was the sandwich good?
>> it was delicious. everyone here got to eat chick-fil-a. then we ordered from the meatball shop. it was brought to us less than 30 minutes and it cost $8. that seems to be more typical of the experience but they're trying it out. >> what people say is that fee may be worth it because then you don't have to tip a waiter. think about it as a tip. >> that is a lot, though for some chicken. >> it is a lot for chicken. >> if you could have had meat balls, everything would have been better. an american banker escaped from saigon but couldn't get away from the truth. >> you know john one of us has to go back and i just kind of pushed the steak away and said with tears in my eyes in a moment you're right, i know it. >> i know
images of south vietnamese escaping onto american helicopters are seared into history. john reirden, we first met him in 2013. lesley stahl interviewed him for "60 minutes." he wrote a book called "they are all my family." he rescued more than 100 people. >> in this book you describe yourself as a guy who followed the rules. >> the rule book had been thrown away from this one. >> you threw it away. >> yeah. >> because you had to rescue these people. in the spring of 1965 he was the manager of the bank that today we call citibank. with communist north vietnamese forces bearing down on saigon -- >> 20 years of war this is the closest they've come to it. >> reporter: -- reirden was
about to become a hero. first he ghoulot a call at the bank. >> take your family and go to the plane chartered pan am 747. >> the problem with that was the staff was vietnamese and unlike americans they couldn't just get on a plane and evacuate. so he left without the straf. it was a scary time being left behind two bank workers told lesley stahl. >> did you feel abandoned? >> yes. >> did john say anything to you when he left? >> was crying so much. i was worried about my kids my husband. he said no worry, i be there for you. >> reporter: reirden went to hong kong where they tried desperately to find way to get the vietnamese out. >> we had been working on all kinds of plans to get helicopters in there and landing
pad and they all failed. >> the city bank brass finally gave up and they told reirden and his colleagues not to return. later that night he had din were his colleagues. >> he leaned in and said you know, john one of us has to go back. i kind of pushed the steak away and said with tears in my eyes you're right, i know it. >> you had to bring those people out. >> right. and they were counting on us. >> reporter: so despite citibank's orders, they returned. there was no plan but there was plenty of will. life under communist rule would likely be very rough for those who worked closely with americans. those like the citibank employees. reirden had gathered them in two villas when a cia told them that's their only way out. >> so the cia told you to take
106 people and treat them all as your family. >> right. not at once but in small groups. >> did you think that was a reasonable plan, a plan that would work? >> it was the only straw that was offered to me at the time. >> and so began treks to the airport with the vietnamese employees in toe. reirden lied on government paperwork making a long list of sons and daughters he didn't have. >> you got them out on 15 trips each claiming they were your wife and children. >> i had one wife. all the rest were children. >> she must have been exhausted. >> yeah. >> remarkably reirden and his giant family were never stopped. never really questioned. all of them got out and just in time. days later north vietnamese troops rolled in and saigon fell. each of the 106 was relocated to
the united states where they lived their lives and grew their families. in 2013 "60 minutes" organized a reunion for reirden and the people he rescued. they still call him papa and he still refers to them as his family. but there is one thing john reirden does not want to be called. >> you're a very modest man and you don't want to be seen as a hero for this but i think most people would see you as a hero. >> that's their choice, you know. i'm just me. >>. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," chip reid new york. >> what a beautiful story. >> if there's not a movie made about all of this there's a great movie there because there's so many stories like this. tragedy too with the full of saigon. >> and no heroer wants to be called a hero. they don't see themselves that way. >> you're watching "cbs this morning."
yorkshire terrier is back at home with his owners after more than three years. he disappeared from a family's louisiana backyard. animal control found the stray almost a thousand miles away in iowa. he was identified by a micro chip implanted in him. >> it's been a long time and all those years i thought i would never see him again, and here i am getting my dog back finally finally. i'm >> she's 14. the family could not afford to bring him home so united airlines brought him home for free first class. the father said he never flew first class in his whole life but the dog did. >> we still don't know how the
dog got to iowa. >> no, we don't know that. >> that does it for us. for news any time log on between you and me, they're they're strange creatures. they are. they don't think like you and i. you know it. they just, they ignore us. totally. it's like we're only here to serve them. yeah, that's what i been saying.
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good morning. a lot of people are hanging out in the cars right now probably very frustrated if they are stuck in this red sensors. you can see it spread out across the upper eastshore freeway and the lower eastshore freeway. can't catch a break. there was an accident westbound 80 at university. so it is pretty much solid crockett down to berkeley also notice slow on the approaches on 580, highway 13 a mess right now northbound between oakland hills and berkeley. it's all trying to get to -- some folks are obviously trying to get here to the bay bridge toll plaza, where it's clearing out a little bit in the left lanes and a bright spot is once you get on the bay bridge, it's totally fine.
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