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chance of rain next wednesday. >> thank you for watching kpix 5 news this morning. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, november 12th, 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news, the u.s. is involved in a major new offensive against isis. powerful storms in the nost west leave a path of destruction. a mix of unplanned pregnancies. how did that happen and who is going to pay? we begin with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> intense rains have been pounding the northwest.
>> more than 140 severe weather reports. >> this morning u.s. jets are supported by kurdish iraqi forces to retake an iraqi town held by isis forces. >> donald trump under fire for praising president eisenhower's mass deportation initiative. that was brutal, what they did to those people, to kick them back. >> i've heard good reports, i've heard bad reports. we would do it in a humane way. >> a news helicopter blinded by a laser. >> newly released videos showing the death of a man while in custody. the officers tased him over and over. >> students are calling on the president of ithaca college to resign. >> police confront a man with a rifle on top of a building in san francisco, shooting him to death after he fired the weapon at the adjacent hospital. a deadly explosion in new
jersey. at least one person was killed. firefighters pulled 15 people from the rubble. >> all that. >> a man is recover this morning after being attacked by an alligator. >> oh, my god, what is this? >> george w. bush stopped by to surprise veterans visiting his presidential center. >> all of that matters. >> i got to know him very well because we were both on "60 minutes." >> trump and putin did appear on the same episode of "60 minutes," in unrelated segments, in different countries, on different continents. >> on "cbs this morning." >> unfortunately it turns out these two prize stallions never actually met. >> i'm not quite sure why trump called them stable mates. it's an either a metaphor for a powerful friendship, or donald trump doesn't know which one of these things is putin. >> announcer: this morning's
"eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west, we have breaking news in the war against isis. american war planes are backing kurdish troops fighting to recapture a strategic city in northern iraq. the united states military officials say american advisors also helped the kurds plan the attack. >> sinjar sits along a key supply rout. isis captured the city more than a year ago and is accused of using murder and rape to terrorize the local population. charlie d'agata is on the ground with kurdish forces. >> reporter: good morning. some of what you see there is smoke rising from a series of air strikes targeting isis militants inside and around the city of sinjar. we've lost count of the number of air strikes that have been launched in that vicinity overnight. they've been firing artillery into the city. this is all part of a major offensive to retake sinjar.
we understand 7,500 kurdish forces are closing in on three sides of the city, trying to push isis out. and one of the reasons, it sits between the two isis strongholds of raqqah in syria and mosul in iraq. so they're trying to cut off supply routes between those two cities. but it's not going to be easy. kurdish forces that we spoke to said they fear snipers. now the city may be rife with bobby traps, homemade bombs beneath the homes and inside buildings. and there's always the concern of suicide bombers, if not on foot, then traveling in vehicles packed with explosive. norah? >> incredible reporting this morning, charlie d'agata, thank you so much, in iraq. this morning a huge weather system is slamming the midwest with heavy rains and strong winds. and it is moving east. a line of powerful storms is churning near the great lakes. at least ten tornadoes have been reported. >> rain and wind pummelled parts
of idaho overnight night. adriana diaz has more. >> reporter: good morning. it's hard to believe that when this happened, a husband and wife were home. they rode out the storm in their basement, unharmed. meanwhile, powerful winds tore off half their roof, blew their garage to pieces, and pulled down power lines like this one. there were multiple tornadoes reported across the state. this powerful ef-1 tornado tore through this city in iowa, as a dangerous mix of heavy rains and violent winds blasted the state on wednesday. >> it's terrifying. your house shakes and you think it's going to come off. you start praying, crying, whatever, and thinking about your family. >> whoa! >> reporter: the howling winds toppled trees, tore down power lines, and flipped over semitrucks. people who live in the area were
shaken. >> it sounded like more than one freight train put together. i never heard a sound like that in my life. >> reporter: the storm system stretched to missouri, fueled these lightning strikes over chicago, and blew the roof off of this home in kansas. >> it's gone. so now, you know, all i can really do is, i've got to fix it. >> pulling into my driveway. >> reporter: in oklahoma, wind gusts of 60 miles per hour whipped several wildfires out of control, burning down this home and forcing evacuations, as firefighters struggled to keep up with the flames. >> the wind was originally out of the west, blowing to the east. and it just -- it didn't matter what we did. it wasn't going to stop the fire. >> reporter: the same severe storm system dumped more than a foot of snow in parts of the rockies and blanketed roads in nebraska. the couple that lives here says they're meeting with insurance agents today. now, as for these winds, they're
headed east, hitting the great lakes, ohio valley, and northern plains today. the winds will really pick up this afternoon, with wind gusts possibly reaching as high as 60 miles per hour. >> adriana, thanks. hail and wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour pounded minneapolis. enough hail fell to coat the ground. danielle niles of our boston station wbz is tracking the severe weather as the system heads east. >> good morning, everybody. we have 18 states that are under a high wind warning or wind advisory, all the way from montana stretching east towards new york and pennsylvania. big storm, 45 to 55-mile-per-hour gusts, will cause scattered outages. airport delays from the northern plains to the midwest. behind it, chilly, cold air with gusty wind to the northeast tomorrow. meanwhile, rain and snow coming into the pacific northwest, 6 to 10 inches of rain with downpours
and flood warnings in effect through sunday. river flooding is likely in these areas. >> thank you, danielle. this morning the federal aviation administration is looking into a series of laser strikes on aircraft. three local news helicopters in new york and new jersey reported lasers were flashed at them. kris van cleave is in washington with the all-too-familiar details. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is the type of laser pointer behind the record surge on aircraft this year. so far the faa has received 5300 reports, that's far more than last year. they're coming in at a rate of more than 18 a day. the faa says wednesday was a busy night nationwide. >> three news helicopters were targeted today, including our own chopper 2. >> the crew board chopper 4 became the strike target of a l strike today. >> reporter: three local tv news
helicopters reported being struck by dangerously bright green lasers. the attacks were caught on camera by two of the crews. pilot and reporter joe beerman from our new york station wcbs says the lasers hit his cockpit several times. >> when we got lasered, at the same time the nypd was right next to us. >> reporter: news crews guided police to the location of the lasers. two suspects were taken into custody. just after 7:30 last night, air traffic controllers in dallas warned pilots after three different planes, a southwest airlines boeing 737, a virgin america airbus 319, and a private business jet were all hit by a laser while preparing to land at love field. >> you want to turn away from the light source. except if it's a helicopter, you can't turn away from the light source. it's incapacitating for a few moments. >> reporter: police pilot kevin
cook patrols the skies over los angeles, a particular hotbed for laser strikes. it's become such a problem, all 88 airborne lapd officers have been issued special protective glasses. now, no one was hurt last night. but pointing one of these at an aircraft is a crime. it can result in jail time, typically up to five years, and a substantial fine, gayle. >> thank you, kris. federal investigators plan to start removing the chartered jet that crashed into an apartment complex in akron, ohio. tuesday's crash killed all seven passengers and two crew members on the plane. it went down as it approached the akron-fulton international airport at the end of a flight to dayton, ohio. don dahler is near the scene of the accident. >> reporter: good morning. investigators have sent the cockpit voice recorder and sent it to washington for analysis. they're taking a look at the turbine engines as well as maintenance records for the aircraft and weather conditions at the time of the accident.
all these things are clues as to what might have happened to cause this plane to fall out of the sky. surveillance video shows the charter jet skimming the tree line, then crashing, sparking a massive fire and destroying up to four home. >> it was very rainy, foggy, overcast, grounds wet, power lines on the ground. >> reporter: on wednesday, investigators examined the charred rubble. >> the left wing hit the ground first and left a witness mark. then the aircraft hit half of an apartment building, destroying it before running up an embankment. >> reporter: denny lucas is the ceo of the charter company that operated the plane. >> i can tell you they were very well-seasoned pilots, both of
them. >> reporter: the passengers worked for a real estate company in boca raton. a message hung on the door of their florida office on wednesday. our hearts are broken, it said. some of the victims have been identity by our cbs station and affiliates. they worked together at the real estate company. andre chavez co-piloted the plane. on wednesday, the wife of one of the victims posted, i miss you, i hope to get you back. one man was on the same radiofrequency and said he didn't hear any distress calls. the ntsb expects to have their team on the ground here between four and five days. >> thank you so much. yesterday we reported on the death of diane smoot. we mistakenly showed the picture
of another woman with a similar name. we sincerely regret our error. a cbs poll out this morning shows hillary clinton still dominates the democratic race for president, leading bernie sanders 52 to 33%. martin o'malley is a distant third. nancy cordes is in iowa where all three candidates will face off at saturday's cbs news democratic debate. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. our poll also finds that clinton supporters are more likely to say they have made up their minds. she's going to walk onto this debate stage as the undisputed frontrunner. her republican opponents are locked in a serious debate over immigration after tangling on that issue on the their debate tuesday night. >> we're going to have a deportation force. we're going to do it humanely. >> reporter: donald trump doubled down on his vow to deport undocumented immigrants.
in iowa, jeb bush said that would overwhelm the u.s. judicial system. >> there's a better, practical approach, conservative approach, that solves this in a way that doesn't cost an arm and a leg and respects american values. >> reporter: clinton chimed in on twitter, calling trump's plan absu absurd, inhumane, and un-american. >> we're a country of laws. they'll have to come out. they can come back. >> reporter: it's a touchy issue for a party worried about a repeat the 2012, when mitt romney's milder proposals turned off hispanic voters. when they weren't debating immigration on tuesday, republicans were talking about hillary clinton. >> hillary clinton. >> mrs. clinton. >> hillary clinton. >> reporter: her campaign mocked them for mentioning her more than the middle class at a debate focused on the economy. republicans said that he says because she's their true rival, not each other. the assault continued on wednesday. >> we intend to expose her
radical views on abortion. >> if we agree with barack obama and hillary clinton on amnesty, republicans will lose. >> i like the chance that i was given the chance to point out the threat of hillary clinton's presidency. >> we've just learned this morning that clinton's democratic rival, bernie sanders, has won the endorsement of the postal workers union, the largest union to back him so far. interestingly, charlie, in our new poll, he leads among democratic voters under the age of 45. he's got 46 points to clinton's 40. >> interesting fact. thanks, nancy. "face the nation" moderator and senior political correspondent john dickerson face will host the debate. you can watch it saturday night, 6:00 pacific time, here on cbs. women are suing a pharmaceutical company over a packaging error over what they call unplanned pregnancies.
jan crawford is in washington with the packaging accident linked to the births. >> reporter: good morning. so the women claim that the pharmaceutical company, a subsidiary of endo pharmaceuticals and its manufacturers, distributed defective birth control pills in 2011 when they saw caused 115 accidental pregnancies. the company recalled the pills when it was discovered that rows of pills were put in the box upside down, causing the women to take placebo pills when they should have been taking hormone pills. the case seeks millions of dollars in damages, in some cases the cost of raise to go adulthood the children born from these allegedly unplanned pregnancies. cbs news reached out to representatives from the pharmaceutical company and they declined to comment on the
ongoing litigation. both companies emphasized that patient safety and product quality is their top priority. now, endo pharmaceuticals also told us they have only been able to confirm one defective pack ever sold to a patient. gayle? >> you can certainly understand why some of the women would be very upset. what are they asking for now, jan? >> reporter: i mean, they want money, which would cover mental anguish in some cases, the cost of raising their children. one of the attorneys in the case said it was just heart-wrenching for some of these women. he said for example one client was in the military, she had to give up her child for adoption because she was getting ready to be deployed. others had to drop out of school. and at least two of his clients, he said, were 17 years old. >> certainly consequences. thank you, jan. this morning investigators in san francisco are trying to find out why a gunman pointed a rifle at a hospital, then fired at police. the man aimed the rifle yesterday afternoon from a nearby construction site. police say he shot at officers
when they confronted him. they returned fire and killed him. new jersey investigators this morning are trying to learn if a gas leak caused an explosion that killed one person and leveled a duplex. surveillance video shows the moment the blast ripped through the roof in elizabeth, outside of new york. 14 people went to the hospital. two are in critical condition with burns. witnesses say the explosion was felt blocks away. the mayor says it flattened the building, quote, like a pancake. this morning the showdown over race on college campuses is spreading to new york state. about a thousand students at ithaca college yesterday walked out of class over concerns about racial injustice. they are demanding the resignation of college president thomas rochon. they say he's failed to address racial intolerance including a thug-themed party and insensitive remarks by campus police. >> i feel like this campus is
coming together. >> in response, the president created a chief diversity officer position on tuesday. protestors say that's not enough. this week protestors at the university of missouri forced the resignation of the president and the chancellor. and yale students also accuse school administrators of insensitivity to racial tensions. the two largest daily fantasy websites are still taking bets in new york city, defying a cease and desist letter. draftkings and fanduel are preparing for a court fight over their largest market. the new york attorney general says the two sites promote ,,
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ingredients. tomorrow a first of its kind your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 7:26. here are some of the top stories around the bay. a man on top of a building taking aim at a san francisco hospital and at police officers below. police shot and killed him near st. luke's in the mission. still no word this morning on a motive or who that suspect was. starting today, the dmv will issue licenses and i.d. cards with a special veterans designation. along with benefits business can verify customer's veteran status. before now vets needed a separate document to prove that they served. straight ahead on "cbs this morning," favoring real flavor. iconic food items get a make year. companies are removing artificial ingredients from their products.
good morning. everybody. i'm liza battalones. slow traffic in the concord area an accident northbound 242 just beyond highway 4 blocking one lane of traffic. over at the richmond bridge, west 580 much slower than usual. a crash just beyond the toll plaza. and the bay bridge commute stacked up solid through the macarthur maze. roberta? >> our live weather camera featuring the golden gate bridge. we are looking at the flag a little bit on the fly this morning. we do have a gentle breeze under 10 miles per hour. otherwise, temperature-wise it's just about freezing in santa rosa. it's 39 degrees in san jose. wow! okay, frost advisory for the north bay until 9 a.m. later today, everybody is in the 60s.
the idea it is a good idea for putin to be in syria, let isis take out assad and then putin will take out isis, that is like a board game. that's like playing monopoly or something. >> wait. let me get that straight. monopoly is the first board game that comes to your mind? there is most better board game to describe the risk? after strategy that puts battleships into trouble? sorry. >> that's so clever because haven't we played most of those games? >> i'm still playing them today. >> that's right. >> including last night. >> you're right about that, norah, you're right. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, new questions over a man's death in police custody more than two years ago. the video just released shows police officers using a taser on
the victim multiple times. a judge in utah says a foster child should be taken from a same-sex couple. was based on religious believes and not the law. >> time to show you some of this ear the state's orders are unlikely to withstand a legal challenge. the judge has declined comment. britain's "guardian" reports on an international deal to use satellites to track all commercial flights. this agreement was driven by the disappearance of malaysia airlines flight 370 last year. current ground-base radars are
unreliable when the aircraft is flying over the oceans. the new system enables real-time tracking of planes anywhere in the world. full implementation is expected in 2017. uptick in obesity. 28% of american adults were obese in 2013 and 2018. that supp. from 35% in 2011 and 2012. a gain from 32% more than ten years ago. among young people object esity leveling off. "wall street journal" reports apple is planning a new payment system to allow people to send money to each other. a push by silicon valley to shift americans away from cash and checks. the system would allow peer-to-peer payment and apple is reportedly in talks with banks. the service could get off the ground next year. this morning, disturbing newly released videos are
sparking allegations of police brutality in rural virginia. officers using taser on a man multiple times in may of 2012. less than two 24 hours later, ray lambert was dead. >> reporter: medical examiners determined that linwood lambert died. the medical examiner said the medical examiner didn't see the video we are about to show you. video of the 46-year-old being tased several times even after he was restrained. this violent confrontation was caught on police cruiser in hospital surveillance cameras in south boston, virginia. police say they wicked up 46-year-old linwood lambert junior for causing a disturbance at a local hotel. here is the family lawyer. >> they placed him in handcuffs and not put him under arrest. he was not charged with any crime. >> reporter: the officers
brought him to a regional hospital for medical evaluation but when they arrived at the hospital, lambert kicked out the window of the squad car and bolted toward the emergency room doors. three officers responded by tasing lambert multiple times and fell to the round. >> they are saying it's justified because they have no other answer to why they used so much force with a man who was already restrained. >> while he was on the ground, he was repeatedly tased again and placed in shackles on his legs. >> reporter: lambert was placed under arrest charged with disorderly conduct and destruction of property. >> instead of being brought into the emergency room, they put him back into the police cruiser. >> reporter: an officer tased lambert again as he sat in the back seat of the police car and warned that he wasn't done. >> sit up or i'll tase you again. sit up! >> he was under obvious stress
and sweating heavily and appeared no longer responsive and they drove him back to the jail. >> he ain't moved since we left. >> reporter: an ambulance then transported lambert from the jail back to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. an autopsy said the cause of death was acute cocaine intoxication. lambert's sister has filed a 25 million civil lawsuit against the officers, the chief of police, the deputy chief of police, and the town of south boston. >> to see what had happened to him was just -- it was devastating. >> reporter: her lawyer says the amount of cocaine in lambert's body was low and the actual cause of death is now clear. >> i think it's obvious on the videotape that here is a man who was tased repeatedly and it caused him to have cardiac arrest. >> reporter: the official police investigation into the incident is still open. we reached out to the officer's
lawyers and the south boston police department, but we still have not heard back. gayle? >> thank you, jeff. this morning, a key haquijano shows how child welfare officials are reviewing that decision. >> heart breaking! because we had been told to care for this child, like, a mother would. >> reporter: april hoaglund and beckie peirce. >> i am her mother. that's who she knows. and she's just going to be taken away in seven days. >> reporter: they believe judge scott johansson is imposing his own religious beliefs and not the law. >> he said for his research he
had found out that kids and homosexual homes don't do as well as they do in heterosexual homes, and when they asked to show his research, he would not. >> reporter: kutv says a utah child and family service spokeswoman confirmed the judge's decision was based on the couple being lesbian. they will have the division attorneys review the judge's ruling. >> i'm not going to expect my case workers to violate a court order but on the other hand i'm not expecting my case workers to violate the law. >> reporter: the women raising two older children said the baby was thriving in their home. >> it's not right and it hurts me really badly because i haven't done anything wrong. >> reporter: a utah court spokeswoman told the associated press the judge is precluded from discussing pending cases.
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♪ this morning, the food and drug administration is asking for your thoughts on how to define the terms natural on food labels. the government opened a 90-day comment period after increasing demands from people with more transparency about what we are eating. some major food companies say they are already swapping
artificial ingredients for more natural alternatives. campbell and hersheys and kell lo kelloggs is part of the growing list. >> reporter: anyone who reads nutrition labels knows they can be filled with hard to pronounce ingredients. many are, quote, generally recognized as safe, according to the fda. but experts warn there is still a long way to go in regulating exactly what goes into our food. would you eat your favorite cereal if you knew it contained this? a product also used in jet fuel. reading food labels has become a habit for heather tomyasu. this mom of a 2-year-old boy also has twin girls on the way and thinks twice about feeding her family anything with artificial ingredients. >> i want to know truthfully in
the product and not using key words that sound good but, you know, are hiding something. >> reporter: now some major food companies say they are taking artificial coloring and flavors out of their products. kraft has pledged to remove that bright yellow color, really a synthetic dye, from its classic mac and cheese by next year. and general mills, maker of trix and other cereals saying natu l natural. the company says it's about listening to their customers. general mills telling us we are rae really doing this because we have heard from families who say this will make the products better. but it may also be about profits. a report this year shows 80% of consumers are willing to pay more money for natural products. >> this is definitely a reaction to statistics. >> reporter: heather white directs the environmental working group a nonprofit that
monitors and rates over 80,000 food products based on the safety of their ingredients. >> the reason that companies are making this step is because they listen when we start to vote with our pocketbooks. >> reporter: artificial ingredients weren't always taboo. >> it could be a selling point. >> reporter: this food historian stays in the early 1900s when food contamination was rampant consumers responded positively to the idea of manufactured food. >> the fact that food was made in a big factory by a big company was saying that guaranteed in consumers' minds that it was safe, that it was modern, that it was scientific. >> reporter: ad campaigns helped boost that image. wrigley's gum had artificial flavor and powdered tang became the drink of the future. food processing and mass production drove the need for at additives even more and
everything had to taste the same. in the '40s and '50s freezers and microwaves gacame to the forefront. these days, even with the company's new changes, there are too many unknowns about what exactly we are eating. >> there is 10,000 different chemicals that we are exposed to in food and about at least 3,000 which we don't know anything about, so fundamentally we need to overhaul or system when we are thinking about chemicals in food. >> reporter: heather white was citing a study done there by the pugh research company. she said natural could be vague and misleading. the fda is trying to how to define natural and how to appropriately use it to categorize food. >> i think this is a step in the right direction. >> i think it's very important to have this information so you
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under construction and aimi gun towa good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. a man is dead after reaching the top of a building under construction and aiming a gun towards st. luke's hospital in san francisco. police opened fire after the man point his gun at them. students and faculty at city college of san francisco plan to hold a march today against unfair labor practices. they say the school is downsizing while failing to bargain in good faith. >> coming up on "cbs this morning" homecoming for a hal of famer. former nfl star jim kelly surprises his hometown with a commemorative golden football. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment.
good morning, everybody. i'm liza battalones with your "kcbs traffic." san jose drivers have been sitting in delays and accidents south 880 before 101. and this crash right here still out there northbound 242. you're going to see this in concord on the approach to the highway 4 turnoff. at least one lane shut down there. the richmond/san rafael bridge, westbound traffic is very slow. an earlier accident cleared from just beyond the toll plaza. it's still going to be backed up all the way across the bridge heading in a marin county. and over at the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights are still on. it's backed up into the maze. roberta. the view this morning from could the tower and telegraph hill is spectacular. blue skies, unlimited visibility. it's a cold start to the day with 37 degrees now in santa rosa but we did dip down to 33. frost advisory in effect until 9 a.m. 42 degrees in livermore. we have some patches of fog in the santa rosa area. that will clear out, 68 degrees there later today. 60s for everyone. a genting north breeze.
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good morning to our viewers in the west, this is thursday november 12, 2015, welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including a lawsuit over jcpenney's prices. customers complain their tricked. but first here's today's eye opener at 8:00. what you see there is smoke rising in the latest of a series of strikes targeting isis militants. powerful winds pulled down power lines, there were multiple tornadoes across the state. >> this is the type of laser pointer behind the record surge of aircraft.
wednesday was a busy night nationwide. >> investigators are looking at cockpit voice recorders to find out what happened. a company distributed edefective birth control pills in 2011. hillary clinton is the undisputed democratic front runner. anyone who reads nutrition labels knows it's hard to pronounce the ingreed yerpts. >> i want my mac and cheese to be yellow or orange. many christians are angry about starbuck's plain red holiday cup are now taking their business so dunkin' doughnuts. one pastor said that the more we eat at dunkin' doughnuts, the sooner we get to the meet jesus.
i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. we're following a major new offensive against isis. the united states is playing a crucial role. american warplanes are backing kurdish troops as they fight to recapture the city of sinjar in iraq. officials say those air strikes have killed at least 60 isis mill tantss. >> isis captured sinjar over a year ago. it sits between two kurdish strong holds. parts of the midwest are cleaning up this morning from a strong weather system that's still churning near the great lakes. at least 10 tornadoes were reported. a powerful ef-1 tornado tore through an area in iowa. heavy rains and strong winds hit the area on wednesday. the storm brought down trees and power lines. some winds were strong enough to bring down big trucks.
>> reporter: the older couple that lives here said they ran to their storm shelter in their basement and said it was over within minutes. they and their two dogs survived. but just take a look at their home. part of the roof gone, their garage flattening and there were multiple reports of tornadoes across the state. but it wasn't just iowa, this storm system stretched to missouri and kansas where the roof was blown off this house. winds up to 60 miles an hour spread fires out of control. the same storm system dropped more than a foot of snow in the rockies and covered roads in nebraska. as for the couple who lives here, they say they will meet with insurance agents today. they said they the actual spent the night here in their basement and feel lucky to be alive.
republican candidates kept talking about immigration on wednesday, that's the issue that brought some of the loudest discussion in tuesday night eels debate. donald trump says force would be his plan to reemove everyone who came into the country illegally. jeb bush says his plan to eremove 11 million imgrants is just not realistic. >> i haven't heard of due process, but i i don't think people would think that's worthy of consideration. half a million people, would double the number of people processed through our judicial system, it's just not possible. >> donald trump faced more equestions about the legality of his plan from fox news last night. >> i also don't think you could edeport these people because the federal courts would stop you and they would say that each person that donald trump sends to court would have to have due process, so by the time 2050,
you would finally get around to it. >> the people that are here illegally. >> the supreme court could argue that they all have to have due process because they're on american soil. >> remember when they talked about the anchor babies and that i was right about it. you don't need a new amendment, the courts have ruled twice against the anchor babies passed. >> you would have to do a constitutional amendment. >> you don't have to do a constitutional amendment, you need an act of congress. democratic front-runner hillary clinton went on twitter to call trump's plan absurd and un-american. a new poll out this morning shows clinton now leads bernie sanders by 19 points. john dickerson mod reals this weekend's democratic presidential debate, you can watch it saturday night at 6:00
pacific time here on cbs. >> russian president vladimir putin is responding to allegations of state sponsored doping. putin called for an investigation that could -- monday's report eby an independent commission says that russian shorts are plagued by doping. >> putin and russia's sports ministry met with some of the athletes today in sochi, putin is urging transparency. an international group could decide by the end of the week whether to suspend russia from track and field events. that could exclude them are from next year's olympics in rio. a man paid $12 million for this fancy blue moon gem
yesterday. yesterday we sold you a 16 caret pink diamond that sold for a record breaking 12.5 million. the man who bought both jewels is a tycoon convicted of corruption charges in macau, he reportedly bought the stones for his 7-year-old daughter. >> she didn't want a barbie? seems a little excessive, but i don't know. >> how much was that? tens of millions of dollars. >> can't wait to see what happens when she turns 16. i don't know, charlie. long after retiring from the nfl, jim kelly, he is still the pride of buffalo, this morning we're going to
speaking of up for anything, jc pe krrks pecpenne jcpenney, the retailer may have made a mistake that cost them $50 million. we'll talk about that on "cbs this morning." when the flu hits, it's a the aches. the chills. the fever. an even bigger deal? everything you miss out on... family pizza night. the big game.
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position, revolving this litigation re. >> melody, good morning. all right, first let's establish what's at stake here, what happened? >> what happened is they're being accused of false advertising. the idea is called price anchoring where they advertise an item on sale, they list the original price, and the plaintiffs are saying the original price was overstated to make the discount appear bigger. here's what i learned ed in researching this story, pricing is competitive by state. they have a rule that an item must be on the floor a third of the time before it's put on sale. so think about this, jcpenney moves one billion units a year, and the rules are different by states, so this is a very, very complicated thing, easy to trip.
>> but they don't admit any wrong doing but they agreed to settle. which makes most people think, well they must be guilty. >> this was in ash brace, the arbitrator said the fine would be anywhere in $100 million to 1 $20 million. they have this controversial ceo don johnson, he had made some changes around pricing and changed some policies back and forth that could have tripped them up here. they're not saying that publicly, but that's my sense. >> is jcpenney going to make changes? >> when you write a check for $50 million you start to watch very closely what the rules are. price integrity is very
important to them. but there are not the only ones in this situation. there are a number of class-action suits against kohl's, t.j. max. >> macy's reported a very sharp drop it's quarterly sales. how are they going? >> not great, jcpenney has had a major turn around, their stock is up while the sales are down about 30%. they had suggested that christmas wouldn't be great for them. but the whole industry has definitely been under a cloud and they have had to deal with competition with companies like amazon that have taken market share, and there's been some slowness of them getting jane line, and market share.
there's a host of details. >> and it's going to be interesting on black friday. >> that's going to be quite interesting to watch. >> you know what's interesting to watch? you melody hobson, you're interesting to watch. and i'm not the only one who thinks so. and the stars say they drew inspiration from -- our melody hobson. >> we also want to know what does she see in melody hobson? that's next here on "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
♪ our high school honor roll series continues this morning with hall of fame quarterback jim kelly who spent his career with the buffalo bills. kelly lives with his wife and daughters outside of buffalo and he remains cancer-free after battling the disease. >> in the '90s, he led the bills to four straight super bowls. kelly recently brought a golden football to his hometown to celebrate super bowl 50. nfl films is capturing the journey. james brown, host of "the nfl today" on cbs, takes us to karns city high school in
pennsylvania. >> good. good. turn up. good job, guys. 6-0, right? >> correct. >> reporter: that is hall of fame quarterback jim kelly breaking down film with a high school football team. >> a little bit too much but you always want to throw away from the db. how did the guys fade in and out maybe a little bit too much but not bad. >> reporter: he is comfortable among them. after all he is in his hometown with a golden football to give back. >> people always ask me why i'm from. i east said, east brady, pennsylvania and i'm proud to say that. it's located 65 miles southeast of pittsburgh. hard working blue collar and drive right across the allegheny river and our town sits on the side of a hill. >> reporter: it's here where kelly and his high school coach revisit and reminisce. >> up the steps and in.
do you have the key? >> i do. >> he still has the key after all these years. wow! >> pretty neat. >> brings back some memories. >> look at the bulldog. east brady bulldogs. >> the place to go on a saturday was right here in east brady when we played at home. >> he was my quarterback for three years. through the three years that he played, we only lost three games. we tied one. i had an opportunity to coach all of the kelly boys. >> i came from a family with six boys. there is competition every day in my house. my father always told me there is going to be somebody out there that is probably better than you. but your work ethic is going to put you over the top. >> reporter: kelly heeded his father's advice and became a first round draft pick who led the buffalo bills to four super bowls in the '90s. and though his alma mater is now closed, he has been greeted with open arms by their former rival orange city. >> wow!
>> good job! cheerleaders, good job! you guys weren't so loud. people always ask me about the class of '83, me, marino and elway and ask about the western pennsylvania quarterbacks. i always said work he ethic, they are still in office. what that gold football represents is hard work. all of those guys out there that made it were able and fortunate enough to play in a super bowl, you reflect on where you came from. i played in super bowl xxv, xxvi, xxvii, xxviii. we kept fighting and we didn't cry about we didn't win. i just hope they walk by and look at that gold football and say maybe one of these days, it might be me. i was a little boy from western pennsylvania. nobody ever thought i would get there but if you work hard enough, anything is possible. >> what a great story!
our thanks to j.b. look! jim nantz is in toyota's g your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. and good morning, everyone. it's 8:25. i'm frank mallicoat. here's some of the headlines we're following. a man faces multiple felony charges after police say he sped away from a traffic stop. 28-year-old sal espinosa was arrested yesterday after his car plowed into nine vehicles on 29th street in richmond. staffing shortages are reportedly causing some problems in the oakland fire department. according to the tribune, union leaders say firefighters have to work so much overtime, it is now becoming a safety issue. and straight ahead on "cbs this morning," the road to super bowl 50 continues tonight at buffalo bills head coach rex ryan returns to his old stomping grounds. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, [door knocking]
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good morning. i'm liza battalones. this accident in fremont delaying the commute along southbound 880, very long delays beyond highway 84. an accident at thornton blocking the middle lane t stays heavy past the accident scene to auto mall parkway in milpitas. bay bridge commuting the metering lights are on. it's a slow thursday commute with tracked backed up through the macarthur maze in oakland. 48 minutes between the carquinez bridge and the maze. highway 92 is going to be backed up from end to end at
the san mateo bridge. so expect those delays leaving hayward bound for foster city. but marin county, crystal clear and southbound traffic looks good heading into san francisco. here's roberta. >> you're looking good, liza. good morning, everybody! looking outside, san jose is looking good. blue skies, visibility unlimited. lots of cold air mass still in place. right now in san jose, it's 45 degrees. it is 37 degrees in santa rosa and just a few more minutes until that frost advisory is allowed to expire. it's in the low 40s throughout the tri-valley. later today, numbers are in the 60s from the coast through the bay into the peninsula and well into our inland areas. this is going to pan out to be the warmest day so far this workweek. outside number 69 degrees. we have a gentle breeze out of the north up 5 miles per hour. sunshine on friday and then if our timing serves yours correctly, rain begins in the far north bay in the evening hours. slides across the central bay after midnight. everybody has a wet sunday morning. then scattered showers during the day up to an inch of rain expected. more rain next wednesday.
♪ for the life of me, i don't know why we have stigmatized vocational education. we need more welders than philosophers. >> it turns out rubio is wrong on. philosophers make way more than welders which is a famous quote, i think, therefore, i make it rain up in this bee-atch! >> i was a philosophy major. >> i think you're doing okay. >> doing okay. we have to say congratulations to stephen colbert? why? because he and the late show cbs gave it the coveted time slot after the super bowl which you know virtually guarantees huge
rating. >> fun to watch colbert after the super bowl too. >> cheering you on. this half hour, jim nantz is in our toyota green room with a preview of "thursday night football." see how the drama starts tonight with a coin toss. plus can the giants ruin the patriots perfect season on sunday? >> on no way! also in the green room, look, it's vanessa williams! we are going to talk to her about joining "the good wife." one of our favorite shows. plus her return to the miss america pageant and lots to talk about ahead. time to show you this morning's headlines around the globe. the "los angeles times" reports fewer new cars come with a spare tire. automakers try to lighten their vehicles to improve gas mileage. 36% of 2015 model year cars come with run flat tires instead. in 20065% came without a spare. 30 million drivers do not have an extra tire for emergencies. "the new york times" reports on a record number of young
women living at home. the research center looked at women 18 to 34 and 36% of them lived with their family last year. that tops a previous high in 1940. the survey also found young men were still more likely to remain at home than young women! but the share was not as high as it was in 1940. london's "telegraph" reports on the olive oil industry and top brands are passing off theory virgin oil as extra-virgil. seven brands are being investigated for putting the extra virgin label on lower grade oil. one olive oil company criticized the testing. "the san francisco chronicle" reports on in and out burger suing a delivery app and website. it kams its food is being delivered without permission. the company is using a fake
in-n-out logo. they use their tech knowledge to visit the very best product and food across the country. many men are stepping out of dress shoes to sneakers. can you say charlie rose, anyone? get a shot of his feet. the brands jumping on this trend include adidas and prada. i like it when you use were sneakers. >> fancy feet. >> workplace continues to replax dress codes. the luxury sneakers often cost hundreds of dollars and you have an under armor today? those are affordable. very nice. the road to super bowl 50 returns tonight with a return of rex ryan to metlife stadium. the buffalo bills head coach is back on its old turf. the bills face ryan's former team the new york jets. cbs' jim nantz will call
tonight's game. good morning. >> good morning. >> what about this? what is rex ryan going to do to sort of dial up the conflict? >> he's tried to low key it this week. the greeting he gets today when he wakes up. "welcome back, you bum." i spent most of my career living around the broadcast center and your technical team here, these are my friends. i'm just glad they didn't say to me, welcome back, you bum! >> they would never say that about you. >> never say that about jim nantz. >> i tell you what, this is going to be interesting tonight because there is so much about the old coach taking on his old team. i was with rex last night. he is grateful for the six years he had here. he twice got them within a game going to the super bowl. and did good things here. he has no ax to grind but certainly the fans here are ready to take it to him tonight. >> jim, the copy toss! >> yeah. >> he is going to send out the former jets player who broke the jaw of geno smith!
>> i.k.inekpame is his name. he would do the same thing as jets people. his captains have a tie to the team he is playing. three captains tonight and one kid used to play for the jets. this is par for course and has no impact on the game. come out for the coin toss means nothing. >> one quick question about you. rex ryan, you had dinner with him. how do you prepare for a game? >> i didn't have dinner with him. we have our little production meeting. before i put that down on my expense report. you know, you meet with the players and coaches before every game. you read reams of material. by the way, i'm not making this sound like this is hard manual labor. this is just how you research for a game. when you do two in a week it's condensed and probably 300, 400 pages like you guys do. you're reading whatever your clip services and the main stuff
you get is talking tolt players and the coaches. for us for thursday night games, all day wednesday, morning with the jets. afternoon with the bills. tomorrow, we begin preparation for sunday. we got the patriots and the giants on cbs the national double-header game, big game and spend the next couple of days with those teams. >> your production meeting, is food served? >> food is served. >> we call that dinner around here. >> or breakfast. >> let's talk about the jets quarterback ryan fitzpatrick. what do you think about him? >> he has done a masterful job here. this guy has led this pneumatic life. he has started for four different teams the last four years. and he picks up his family with five kids and keeps moving around the country. now he is battling an injury on his nonthrowing hand. and they are being very coy about it. they are not going to announce anything after the game tonight. he may have, possibly have surgery tomorrow after the game. he has got a ligament. there is an issue with a ligament.
it's not anything major. it's something that given the fact they would have an extra couple of days before they play a week from sunday, he could recover and not miss a game. >> we will be watching tonight, thursday night. i always let my kids stay up late for nur"thursday night football." you talked about the patriots undefeated and sometimes they run into trouble with the giants. it's going to be a good game. >> they have. as a lifelong patriot fan, you are aware of that, aren't you? they lost to the giants in super bowls xlii and xlvi. the giants beat them twice in a super bowl. they played up in new england in 2011 the giants came into a place the patriots are not lost to an nfc team in years and beae
on sunday, it looks like. >> i'll send you a link! it is worthy of your time! it is worthy of your time. always good to see you. >> i like tom brady, by the way. >> you are really clever, aren't you? >> what do you need to know? >> everything. >> is there anything? >> i don't know. i don't know if you just said take to me in private! >> when you say anything to gayle in private -- >> on the way. >> yea! >> two? >> yes. caroline, have my two girls. caroline and finley. early 2016 young boys. >> young gayle. >> young charlie, young jane. i don't know. still in development and i don't know if that will work. >> congratulations. >> it's out there now. >> i'm very excited. >> i ask first. >> moving on!
he's never coming back! >> the new york jets host the buffalo bills on "thursday night football," tonight on the nfl network. and we are happy to say you can see vanessa williams return to tv right here on cbs. her latest role on "the good wife" could shake things up. isn't this good? vanessa is in our toyota green room and tell us about another new role a,,
♪ we remember in 1983 vanessa williams made history. she became the first black woman to be crowned miss america and then she was forced to resign after nude photos were made public of her but she soon took back control of her career and never looked back and becoming a grammy nominated singer and has starred in several movies. she co-starred in "ugly betty" and "desperate housewives." she plays courtney paige, a wealthy woman andor in "the good wife." >> i was just coming to see you. >> i'm so glad. >> shall we? >> it's been cleaned. >> i wanted to thank you for
inviting me. >> no problem. i'm sorry it was so eventful. >> i like events. no reason to apologize to me for that. >> so what do you think? >> peter and alicia? i thought they were boring. >> oh. >> like a real married couple. >> vanessa williams is here. you're playing courtney paige! she is tough, we can tell already. welcome back. this is what is so cool when we were reading the research that that role was sort of based -- you used mellody hobson as a guide and she was on today and you met for the first time in the green room! >> this is kind of the synchronicity today. not only did i meet mellody i based the character on and leading with her intellect but my husband is a huge buffalo bills fan so the fact we are talking buffalo and tonight going down here, it's been great. >> to prepare, you looked at
mellody's talk? >> i did. i didn't want to do an impression. i didn't want emulate her speaking and all of that stuff but i wanted to get her power and the sense of her. i didn't do the collar either. i was close to kind of emulating. she wears a beautiful collar. >> wardrobe, medicalllody alway wears a collar. >> we have to talk about your character and shaking up the presidential campaign. >> it's the first time take eli gold has had somebody that kind of disarms him, so it's a multiple episode that i'm doing. and it's nice to see eli kind of get unraveled and a lot of people who have worked with him for years loves seeing that part of him. >> isn't he great? >> he and i work with martin and he with did the hanna montana series and we did a cbs movie 20 years called "nothing lasts
forever." walked in and saw him and another one i did a movie with and two of the directors i work with are from are "ugly betty." >> when a producer is looking for a strong woman, do you think they think vanessa williams? >> my body of work, i play a lot of strong evil women but some some definitely dynamic women so it's nice to get the call. >> when they laid it out for you did they tell you what was going to happen or were you surprised reading the script? i can't tell if she is good or bad yet. >> she's not evil but wilmaetta schraeder. she is wondering whether she should put her mean into peter's campaign so they are auditioning to see if -- >> the first impression was not necessarily good. >> well, you know, they have had scandal in their past. >> let's talk about miss america for a second. i think many people were touched when the miss america pageant
issued an apology to you and gentlemen just happen to have it and i'd like to mknow what you were thinking at the time. >> on behalf of today's organization, i want to apologize. >> oh. >> to you. and to your mother, miss helen williams, i want to apologize for anything that was said or done that made you feel any less the miss america you are! >> did you know that was coming? >> his hand was shaking -- anyone what was going on. when they asked me to come back, i, of course, called my mother who you know. and she had some real reservations and she had, i don't think you should do it and i've got -- i've got a lot of emotions that are attached, and things i don't feel so. i told them, i said, listen, if i come back, i want to sing one of my songs. so i sang "oh, how the years go
by." and talks about how the years go by and things have changed and seen from a 20-year-old girl and my 52-year-old woman' who has a career and that was important to me. after i did my sound check, we will break to commercial and come back and say a few words. i knew i was supposed to stand there. sam came behind me and i felt his hand shaking. we went live, he said, vanessa, i want to say something to you. i said, my god, what is happening? so it was wonderful. and happy for my mom. >> i loved your mom's expression when they talked to her. >> she endured a lot. i kind of wiped my hands and i'm moving on but she endured a lot. >> 32 years later, what did it mean for your mom? what did she say after? >> sam was one of my judges when i was crowned in '83 so it was great to have him be part of the whole establishment now but also bring it back to its former glory and integrity. so he was the reason really why
this all went down. and i think my mom felt that it was genuine. it wasn't the old -- >> this is what we should say. cruise on the nile with sasha. >> comes in the form of a business place? in egypt! >> fs onhe was on a safari and e stop in egypt on my way there. >> i'm thinking of going to egypt! thank you, vanessa. vanessa williams debut on "the ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, it's 8:55. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening right now. investigators have not yet released the name of a man who fired a gun at a hospital in san francisco. police fatally shot that gunman yesterday at a construction site next to st. luke's hospital in the mission. bay area icon carol doda died. in the 1960s her topless "performance" made her one of the most famous strippers in the world. she is a tv spokesman on the perfect 36. friends say she died of complications from kidney failure. carol doda was 78. time for weather. and we got a little bit of rain coming this weekend. >> we have up to an inch of rain by sunday evening. good morning, everybody. looking outside right now, we have nothing but blue skies,
visibility unlimited as we take a peek out towards mount tam and the golden gate bridge. temperature-wise, we are looking at numbers right now pretty much in the 30s and 40s. now topping off at 50 in san francisco. 45 in san jose. later today temperature-wise 60s beaches and peninsula. up to 64 in morgan hill. east of the bay the numbers pretty uniform into the mid- 60s. this should be the warmest day so far this workweek with 65 degrees in stinson beach. 68 in napa and sonoma. and approaching the high 60s in lakeport windsor and rohnert park. warmer for your friday then rain enters sonoma county by the evening hours on saturday. everybody is wet by sunday morning. a lingering shower during the day. traffic and weather is coming up after the break. we live in a pick and choose world. love or naughty or nice? calm or bright? but at bedtime... why settle for this? enter sleep number. don't miss the semi-annual sale going on now! sleepiq technology tells you how you slept and what adjustments you can make.
good morning. i'm liza battalones with your "kcbs traffic." we have a dirt spill in the pleasanton area causing delays now 680 northbound approaching alcosta. the west 580 commute is taking a while to loosen up. you're looking at live pictures of west 580 approaching 680 still backed up leaving the altamont pass. meantime, if you plan to make the commute over out of oakland towards san francisco, we have had backups at the bay bridge toll plaza. no accidents or anything. just a lot of people making the commute this morning. 40-minute drive time between the carquinez bridge and the maze. and traffic is bumper-to-bumper for the westbound direction of the san mateo bridge.
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