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the hurricane season is a month away but the carolina coast is formed off the carolina coast. tom brady says the scandal surrounding the super bowl football is not taking away from the super bowl title. and a smoking cabin. a delta jet is forced to make an emergency land after the cabin filled with smoke mid flight. captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by c this is the "cbs morning news" for friday, may 8th, 2015. good morning. i'm alison harmelin in for anne-marie green. the southeast is getting an early taste of hurricane season this morning. subtropical storm anna is churning a month before the season officially begins.
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a storm watch is in effect among most of the carolinas. anna is already creating surf and beach surf folly. sustained winds are near 45 miles an hour and are expected to strengthen. the possibility of more severe weather has the planes and texas this morning. thunderstorms spawned an outbreak of tornadoes thursday. massive funnel clouds darkened the skies north of dallas. only light damage and no injuries. residents are cleaning up in the oklahoma city area hit hard by tornados earlier this week. storms destroyed dozens of homes and left one person dead. dangerous weather is in the forecast for that area again. meteorologist eric fisher of cbs station wbz shows us the potential problems. >> thursday was another active day for severe weather, and we're going to be looking at the same situation as we head into friday. some of the statement overnight storms pushing eastward toward the mississippi valley, but
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watch what happens as we head toward the afternoon and evening. same locations around red river valley, oklahoma city and spreading up toward wichita, expect more severe storms. and the tornado threat is a little severer on friday. storm prediction center has put out a moderate risk. includes much of western oklahoma south of wichita and down toward the red river valley. that's where the potential is greatest. a potent upper level system is heading for the midwest. expect severe weather in the plains and believe it or not a heavy dose of mother's day weekend snow coming down across the rockies. travel with caution in the higher elevations. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news. patriots quarterback tom brady says the deflategate controversy hasn't detracted from his super bowl win. he made his first public comments thursday about an nfl report implicating him. >> life is so much about ups and downs and certainly i accept my role and responsibility as a public figure.
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i think a lot of it you take the good with the bad and dealing with different adversities in life, you just try to do the best you can do. >> brady is waiting to see if the lig diseague disciplines him. daniele nottingham reports. roor the league is waiting to see if they'll dispreliminary him. new england patriots tom brady received a hero's welcome thursday, but the four-time super bowl champ did not interviewer jim grey much when asked about the report of deflategate. >> our owner commented on it yesterday. it's only been 30 hours so i haven't had time to digest it slowly, but when i do, i'll be sure to let you know how i feel about it. >> reporter: but brady's agent had plenty to say about the underdeflated footballs during the championship game. he called it a significant and terrible disappointment.
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>> it does not contain a significant amount of tom's testimony which provides much context to the conclusions that were reached by the wells team investigator. >> reporter: brady told investigators he had no knowledge that they were going to deflate the balls. >> i don't think he ordered the code red, you know how i like it. >> reporter: when asked if the scandal tainted tom brady's super bowl victory, he said, absolutely not. >> reporter: the nfl is awaiting his potential punishment. danielle nottingham, cbs news. this morning passengers are describing scary moments inside a delta plane as it filled with smoke midair. >> it was like very surreal because that's how i woke up. i woke up to, you know, the smoke and the alarm. at first i thought it was just condensation and noticed it was
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actually smoke. >> the flight made an emergency landing thursday and no one was hurt. delta is trying to find out what happened. kris van cleave shows us the frightening video from inside the plane. >> reporter: this is video onboard delta flight 2028 as md-80 jet. the faa says more than an hour after taking off, the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and a problem with one of the jet's two engines. cbs "60 minutes" katherine davis was on board and she shot this video. she said the captain announced the shutdown of one of the engines. >> reporter: it was pretty quickly. the cabin was filling up with smoke pretty quickly. so, yeah, it was a little nerve-racking. they told all of us to put our head -- heads down on -- in our laps because the air would be fresher. >> reporter: another of the 89
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passengers onboard tweeted this picture calling the experience the scariest flight ever. the pilots landed safely in the charleston, south carolina, and delta crews are inspecting that engine. the md-80 family of aircraft is an aging workhorse of the delta fleet. kris van cleave, cbs news, washington. this morning the justice department is preparing to open a civil rights investigation into baltimore's police department. federal officials tell cbs news attorney general loretta lynch could make the announcement as early as today. baltimore's mayor requested the investigation. six officers are facing criminal charges for the death of freddie gray in police custody. this morning congress is under pressure to set out new rules for the mass collection of americans' phone records. a federal court ruled the nsa program is illegal thursday. edward lawrence is in washington. good morning, edward. >> alison, a three-judge panel
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ruled unanimously and blasted it in a 97-page report. they ruled -- the judges called the spice program an unprecedent contraction of the privacy of americans. the future of the national security agency's controversial spy program now hangs in the balance. on thursday a federal appeals court ruled the practice illegal. hours later senate majority leader mitch mcconnell took the floor defending it, calling it a vital tool to security. >> not only have the tools kept us safe, there's not been a single incident, not one, of abuse of it. >> the scope of the program was not known until edward snowden leaked classified documents to the media two years ago. the nsa contractor leaked that since 9/11 the agency has secretly collected and stored u.s. private programs under the patriot act, but that the court
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ruled, was never authorized by the statute. >> you can do it both by security and by protecting constitutional rights. >> reporter: with it set to expire in three weeks, lawmakers are exploring new legislation that would essentially do away with the nsa program. one measure known as the aww freedom act would keep bulk records in the hands of the phone companies but would allow investigator investigators to have them for terror investigations. while the obama administration has defended the legality of the program for that purpose, they say he's encouraged by by bipartisan legislation that would implement reforms. the appeals court allowed the nsa to continue collecting phone recording noting that the law under it ends in june. prime minister cameron is expected victory. he's expected to have nuft
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support in parliament to lead. the results are better than the pre-election polls. suffered major losses. this morning al qaeda and yemen confirm as top commander was confirmed in an air strike. in january he claimed his branch was behind the satirical killing that kill 12 meme. fbi director james comey said the information surfaced on sunday just hours before they started shooting in suburban dallas. jeff pegues hases more. >> reporter: just before the attack on sunday elton simpson tweeted texas attack. that same day at about 4:00 p.m. the fbi said it sent a bulletin
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of simpson and a license plate to police in garland texas, where the contest for drawings was being held. the fbi did not know simpson and his accomplish, nadir soofi, were en route from phoenix armed with ak-47s. at around 7:00 p.m. the two men opened fire on police before being killed by a traffic officer. simpson had apparently received guidance and inspiration online from this american jihadist fighting in somalia. in an off-camera session with reporters, fbi director james coney described isis's siren song. he said the terror group reaches out through social media sites by twitter, identifies followers and sends them to encrypted sites that are difficult to track. comey said the messages are go kill people sometimes supplying
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them with hit lists, sometimes suggesting targets. they say they had no information at all that simpson and soofi were headed its way. the fbi had reopened an investigation in march but he was not being watched around the clock. jeff pegues, cbs news, washington. and coming up on the "morning news," toxic flooring controversy. lumber liquidators has a big announcement about one of its products two months after a "60 minutes" report. details in "cbs moneywatch." this is the "cbs morning news." i take these out... put in dr. scholl's active series insoles.
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from arkansas. senators could possibly reject a deal. the house is expected to vote on the measure next week. on the "cbs moneywatch", lumber liquidators pulls its controversial flooring and which pays the big salaries. wendy gillette is at the new york stock exchange. >> today's jobs report for april is expected to bounce back from march. experts predict that u.s. employers added more than 215,000 positions last month. that follows the very small increase in march. the unemployment rate is expected to drop to 5.4%. asian financial markets were mostly higher ahead of the jobs report. tokyo's nikkei gained half a percent. hong kong's hang seng rose more than 1%. here on wall street investors will be analyzing the jobs data. the dow gained 82 points thursday, the s&p 500 was up 7 points, and the nasdaq added nearly 36 points. lumber liquidators is taking
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all laminate flooring made in china out of its stores. "60 minutes" testing some of the flooring and found high levels of formaldehyde which causes cancer. it says its product complies with investigation but the justice department is seeking criminal charges. >> whole food is opening a new low cost grocery store chain. the stores will be aimed at millennials. the new chain has not yet been named and will start opening stores next year. whole foods says it will also feature fresh foods and will be modern with innovative technology. and your college major may determine your future earnings. the top paying average income is $136,000 for year for petroleum engineering majors. in second place, pharmaceutical sciences majors earned $113,000 and the lowest was $39,000 for majors in early childhood education. i'm not sure we chose right, alison. >> yeah.
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in sports another milestone for alex rodriguez. at yankee stadium a-rod hit his 661st home run, putting him past willie mays. the yankees said they will not pay rodriguez a $6 million bonus because of the match made because of the past. walters suffered a nondisplaced fractures in his hand and wrist during the series opener. the series is tied at a game apiece. and in hockey the montreal canadiens finally beat tampa bay. down three games to nothing they ripped the lightning 6-2. game two is saturday in montreal. when we return, security upgrade. we'll show you to the changes coming to the white house security fence to keep out intruders.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. here's another look at this morning's top stories. subtropical storm anna is threatening the southeast coast nearly a month after the hurricane season. storm watches are in effect for the carolinas. maximum winds are nearly 45 miles an hour. and new england patriots tom brady says he needs time to digest the deflategate report. in his first public comment he says it hasn't detracted from his super bowl title. the white house is getting better security around a man armed with a knife and climbed over the fence and ran inside the white house before he was stopped.
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the secret service is adding a second layer of steel spikes at the top of the fence to keep intruders out. federal health officials say blue bell creamery knew about contamination years ago. a government investigation found that the company evidenced bacteria at its oklahoma factory plant in march of 2013 but the plant continued to ship ice cream from that plant. blue bell products are linked to three wisteria deaths in kansas. residents want a bar shut down. surveillance cameras captured video of a massive fight outside the bar last weekend. residents say it happens all the time and they're afraid. the bar owner says he can't be held responsible for what happens off his property. and a zoo in japan is apologizing for the name it gave to a newborn monkey. the animal was named charlotte after britain's new princess who was born saturday. the zoo got a lot of complaints saying it was departmentisrespectful, but the name was chosen by public
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poll. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on deflategate. we'll hear from tom brady's agent. i'm alison harmelin. this is the "cbs morning news." we'll hear from tom brady's agent. i'm alison harmelin. this is the "cbs morning news." ...goes on feather light absorbs in seconds... ...keeps skin healthy looking... and soft. aveeno®. naturally beautiful results. incredible! i've been claritin clear for ten days. when your allergy symptoms start, doctors recommend taking one claritin every day of your allergy season for continuous relief. with powerful 24-hour, non-drowsy claritin live claritin clear. every day. fact. advil is not only strong it's gentle on your body too. no wonder doctors and patients
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america's war in vietnam ended 40 years ago last week. for some the war's end brought no closure. barry petersen brought in two of them, determined to fill in the missing pieces. >> reporter: at her home in loveland, colorado, toby schneider is getting ready for her first trip to vietnam and a journey back in time. the vietnam war when she was a six-pound orphaned baby sent to america. >> i often think of myself when i was born. >> reporter: these few pieces of paper are all she knows. >> i have a real love for life, and i don't know if that has anything do with it, but i'm a survivor.
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i'm a fighter. >> reporter: some 3,000 orphans found homes in america, and many like toby came with no story. some were simply abandoned in a market or on a bus. >> i think it's all gone. >> reporter: but stacy meredith of suburban denver knows a few more facts as she prepares for her trip to vietnam. her father was an american soldier and her 19-year-old mother raised stacy until age 2. >> how do you miss someone that you certainly couldn't even remember? >> i miss the idea of having her in my life, the fact that she kept me for a couple of years before she gave me up to me tells me that she loves me very much and she tried. >> reporter: vietnam will give each woman a different ending. >> here we are. >> toby finds her orphanage. >> the toddler room huh? >> reporter: perhaps only a child who never knew her parents or even her homeland can
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understand how important this moment is. >> i can't put words to it. i can't believe it. >> this is where you came from. >> mm-hmm. my life started here because of people who cared so much and they had hope for us. >> there's a lot of feelings going on. >> reporter: after years of searching and with help from a vietnamese tv network, stacy was overcome to meet her birth family, but there is sad news. her mother had died of cancer. >> please tell them that i'm sorry, i'm too late to meet her. >> reporter: at journey's end, stacy visits her mother's grave and can tell her what that scared orphan girl always wanted to say, mom, i love you. barry petersen cbs news kanto
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vietnam. and coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," more on tom brady's reaction to the deflategate investigation and we'll hear from his agent donald yee. plus texting and driving and a look at the enforcement of safe driving laws. and breakthrough with in vitro fertilization. we'll show you a new technique that's giving women hope struggling to get prague nanlt. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. i'm alison harmelin. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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g, which is closing tonight at 10 p.m. re-opening monday morning at 5 a.m., getting a face-lift getting repaved. >> that's right. getting new hot top for the cars there. >> yes. good morning, everyone. it is friday, may 8. i'm michelle griego. >> we have always do this on friday because we made it, everybody! wahoo! >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 4:30. i didn't get the memo. i'm not in black but the ladies are. we have gianna in for liz. >> taking a break. >> a very long day today. >> i know. >> it wears well for a long day. if you are heading out the door, it is black, dark, but we'll have sunshine today. 52 degrees in san jose today 50s across the bay. later today temperatures where they should be for this time of the year. 50s, 60s, mid-70s. the weekend, i have that forecast. but first, let's say good morning to gianna. >> good morning, roberta. off to a good start as you work your way across the golden gate bridge this morning. the only thing we have to look out for some roadwork right at the toll plaz


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