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the investigation into the texas shooting. was there an isis influence and is law enforcement officials miss the red flag? hillary clinton outlines her immigration agenda. >> it is just unrealistic and i think, foolish to continue to talk as though we are going to deport 11 or 12 million people. that is not going to happen. authorities use a fingerprint to capture a man who had been on the run more than 50 years. this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, may 6, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green.
there are new questions this morning about the investigation into the gunmen behind sunday's attempted terror attack in texas. both men were being watched by federal investigators, but they were not considered among the most likely to pull off an attack. isis is claiming responsibility but experts question that. edward lawrence is in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. investigators are looking to see what role direction from overseas played in the garland attack. the fbi and homeland security are helping police. it's unclear weather elton simpson and nadir soofi were ordered by isis to open fire in texas. on tuesday, the terror group claped responsibility for the attack, but u.s. officials remain skeptical. >> i think it's a sign of weakness on isis' part. >> reporter: they are examining
the gunmen's content and online activity. before the attack simpson pledged allegiance to isis. before that cbs affiliate, wcco said simpson began communicating with miski, a jihadist fighting with the terror group, al shabab in syria. they triggered the attack at "charlie hebdo" earlier this year. 12 people were killed. the paper's editor is rejecting it. >> they are organizing antiislamism. it's an obsession. we don't have this obsession. >> reporter: on tuesday, the magazine was honored with a freedom of expression in new york. several boycotted the event. >>edward launs in washington, thank you.
this morning, hillary clinton is highlighting her differences on the issues with the growing republican field. former arkansas governor, mike huckabee has officially thrown his hat into the ring, again. he became the third republican in two days to join the race. craig boswell reports from washington. >> reporter: republican mike huckabee announced his second bid for the white house in hope, arkansas. >> it seems perfectly fitting that it would be here that i announce that i am a candidate for the president of the united states. >> reporter: the former arkansas governor and preacher won the iowa caucus in 2008 with the help of social conservatives. this time, he's looking to expand his appeal calling for the repeal of president obama's health care reform law and criticizing negotiations with iran. >> hell will freeze over before they get a nuclear weapon. >> reporter: immigration is a part of huckabee's pitch. >> yes, we need to address the immigration issues. not with amnesty.
we need to start by taking control of our own borders. >> reporter: huckabee is trying to present himself as the best candidate to challenge democratic front-runner, hillary clinton. clinton, choosing round tables and small gatherings is in nevada arguing the pathway to citizenship is key to fixing the immigration system. >> if we claim we are for families, we have to pull together and resolve the outstanding issues around our broken immigration system. >> reporter: clinton supports actions president obama has taken to stop deportation, something the republican candidates oppose. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. a new cbs news/"new york times" poll shows a challenge hillary clinton faces as a candidate. the public is divided on whether she's honest and trustworthy. 48% of americans say she is. 45% say no. marco rubio leads among republican voters. 48% would consider voting for
the florida senator. former arkansas senator, mike huckabee is second with 47% and florida governor jeb bush is just behind with 46%. new jersey governor chris christie is willing to testify in the george washington bridge scandal. tuesday, he made comments to reporters for the first time since two former allies were charged and a third pleaded guilty. >> if they want to subpoena that's fine. i've cooperated from the begin. i'm happy to tell anybody everything i know. christie who is considering a white house run traveled to mississippi and louisiana tuesday, to help raise money for republicans. the new attorney general is promising to improve baltimore's police department. loretta lynch sat down with the family of freddie gray on tuesday. she met with congress and community leaders. the meetings come on the second week of the job.
after last week's unrest over gray's death in police custody. a budget vote puts congress on course for a showdown over obamacare. the senate passed the gop by a vote of 51-48. it would cut spending $5.3 trillion over ten years and repeal the health care law. the president will veto the measure. the house adopted it last week. it's set to pass for a balanced budget within a decade. on the "cbs moneywatch," now a bank is accused of embellishing customers i counts. how you can soon hop on a ferry to cuba. jill wagner has more on that. good morning. >> reporter: wells fargo will defend itself against the lawsuit charging fraud. the city of los angeles filed the suit alleging unfair business practices. it says bank employees opened unauthorized accounts to meet quotas. customers were charged improper fees and may have had their credit damaged.
wells fargo blames it on a few rogue employees that have been disciplined or fired. in march, the u.s. trade deficit jumped to the highest level in six years. the commerce department says the deficit rose more than $51 billion because of a surge of imports from cell phones to cars. that was more than 43% higher than the february deficit. here on wall street, investors will watch for unemployment, productivity, as well as new earnings reports. the dow dropped 142 points tuesday. s&p 500 lost 25 and nasdaq fell 77. asian stocks were down following drops in the u.s. and europe. the hang sang dropped. shanghai composite was off more than a percent. tokyo's nikkei was closed. crude oil prices jumped above $60 a barrel for the first time this year. gasoline prices have also spiked
for 19 consecutive days. they expect it to cool off in time for the summer driving season. traveling to cuba will soon be easier. the obama administration approved the first ferry service in decades between florida and cuba as it continues to normalize relations. the cuban government made no immediate comment. as for sky travelers, jetblue will begin weekly flights from new york to havana starting july 3rd. retirement in america isn't what it used to be. 82% of respondents 60 and older are working or set to keep working past the age of 65. 44% say outliving their savings is the top concern. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange thanks a lot. a cbs news investigation finds american troops and vets are being prescribed dubious medicine and it's costing
taxpayers hundreds of millions of dollars. dozens of websites advertise the drugs as custom made cure alls. they are concocted by compounding harmacies. the problem, their advertised effectiveness is uncertain. the cost to taxpayers is enormous. tens of thousands of dollars per month, per patient in some cases. more coming up on "cbs this morning." a fugitive on the run for more than five decades is back in police custody this morning. the convicted killer has been living under an assumed name in florida. justin warmouth of wkmg shows us how investigators nabbed him. >> reporter: it was in this rundown trailer where deputies along with united states marshalls arrested 79-year-old frank freshwaters after 65 years on the lamb. deputies said freshwaters living
under the alias, william white sox, worked as a truck driver before settling in brevard county. this trailer is where he was believed to have been staying 20 or so years, living off social security checks. >> he assumed another identity. i don't know how long he's lived under that name, but long enough he had benefits from it. >> reporter: authorities said he escaped custody from an ohio prison in 1959 after serving seven months of a 20-year sentence for violating the terms of his probation regarding a manslaughter conviction. since then he's been able to keep a clean record making it very, very difficult to find him, until a newly made task force established in ohio reopened his case. investigators there say evidence linking freshwaters to melbourne surfaced and deputies here moved in. >> they walked up and showed him the 1959 picture and asked if he had seen that picture. he said i haven't seen him in a long time.
>> reporter: he is at the brevard county jail waiting extradition to ohio. that could take a couple of days. in the meantime he is being held here. reporting at the brevard county jail. justin warmouth. storm chasers capture incredible video as tornadoes in texas rip through fields. this is the "cbs morning news."
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businesses and government agencies. the governor proposed fines of up to $10,000, but that would require legislative approval. testimony resumes today at the trial of the man accused in the 2012 colorado theater shooting. the jury heard from survivors tuesday and learned how james holmes turned his apartment into a death trap. rick from our denver station reports. >> reporter: when the aurora theater was attacked, the gunman planned a diversion to keep police away. law enforcement officers testified, after the arrest, james holmes revealed he rigged his apartment with explosives. an fbi agent described some of what was inside the unit. >> there were three jars filled with nepan. you can see two of them here. >> pictures that showed an intricate trap complete with trip wires and various types of dangerous chemicals.
>> if the officer would have initiated the trip wire, the reaction would have caused sparks and flames that would have hit the carpet saturated with gas and oil, which would have made the apartment explode. >> reporter: pr prosecutors said this part of the plat failed when no one opened the apartment door. what didn't fail was the killing and maiming of those attending the midnight premier for the "batman" movie. among them was maria. >> at some point, i remember feeling like a steam go across my thigh. >> reporter: pictures of her injuries were shown to the injury. she cried as she viewed a photo of a co-worker, who was killed. cbs news, centennial colorado. more immigrants reached safety in italy. newly released video shows the chaos as migrants scrambled to
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country. in sports, we begin with the nba playoffs. just eight days after having facial surgery, the memphis grizzly's masked mike conley scored 22 points against the golden state warriors. memphis use z add tough defense to stymie the warriors 97-90. the western is tied at a game a piece. game three is saturday in memphis. in the eastern semifinals, the washington wizards, john wall sat out because of a wrist injury. the game was close through the final quarter. atlanta pulled away, closing on an 18-7 run. the hawks beat washington, 106-90. the series is tied. game three is saturday. manny pacquiao is facing another fight. this one, in court.
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they were not likely to pull off an attack. experts question the claim of responsibility by isis. a hunter has a close call with a bobcat. it is all caught on video. a man hunting turkeys spotted the bobcat crouching nearby as he made bird calls. the bobcat stalked what it thought was the turkey. it jumped past the hunter and he was not hurt. play time for apes in texas. workers at the zoo in ft. worth brought a camera into the enclosure. the primates noticed it and seemed to enjoy putting on a show for the camera. one tried to pick up the camera, but it would not come loose. it gave up and walked away. coming up after your local morning news on "cbs this morning," willie nelson on his
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the eyes never lie, or do they? this morning, an artist is giving new meaning to the phrase, body of work. elizabeth palmer introduces us. >> reporter: at first glance, what to you see? a parrot, a chameleon and a pile of bananas. all is not as it seems. this is art in disguise. and this is the artist. master of body painting as camouflage. >> okay. it is perfect. >> reporter: it took two hours, ten pounds of bananas and paint to turn me into a fruit arrangement. but it's a stunning animal
creations that brought him worldwide fame. a frog that turns out to be five interlocking humans. have a look at that parrot. it's a woman, one arm over her head and her leg sticking straight out. he is self-taught, but has a natural gift for analyzing and matching color, which he is here dobbing on sarah, the model, darting back and forth, perfecting his design. >> sometimes i feel it. it's something like a higher power is painting through me, as if i was a medium. >> reporter: believe it or not, body painting is a competitive event and he won the world championships in 2012. but, he spends most of his time in the area where he grew up in the italian alps.
>> nature is a strong thing for me. my early childhood, especially. i think that inspires me very deeply. >> reporter: he's experienced with camouflage against various natural backgrounds. it's the tropical images that are online sensations. that chameleon is two sisters lying on a bench. as far sarah patiently posing in the studio, after six hours, his brush turned her into a fish. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, italy. a vincent van gogh painting fetched $66 million in a new york auction. it's the highest price tag since 1998. it features trees in autumn. an asian collector won the piece in a bidding war with five potential buyers.
coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the isis threat in america after the texas shooting, plus the ancient tactic that can help you fight insomnia. willie nelson in studio 57 chats about his new memoir and won high time at the white house. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
golden gate bridge this very early morning, at 4:30, not too many cars out, one car. [ laughter ] >> that was it. >> good morning, it is wednesday, may 6. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's quiet. time for traffic and weather. >> it's quiet because it was cinco de mayo last night. we are recovering from the deep marine layer. patchy fog at the coast around the san mateo coastline mainly. 43 santa rosa 50, in san jose. it's in the low 50s in redwood city. later today mid-50s to 70s. the full forecast straight ahead. >> just your overnight roadwork out the door including both directions of the san mateo bridge. you will also see caltrans crews out there on southbound 880 in san leandro. so we'll show you it all. we have live cameras across the bay area coming up. >> on a wednesday. >> that's right. >> "hump