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from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm ale jericka duncan. it's tuesday, april 12th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." a raging hailstorm rained down on texas with the same system slamming parts of arkansas. this morning the south is bracing for more wild weather. primary problems. new york heads to the polls one week from today, but not donald trump's own children. why eric and ivanka won't vote for dad next tuesday. new zika fears. u.s. health officials say the virus is scarier than they thought and could cause premature birth and blindness in babies.
and calling all cuddlers. if you're looking for a little love and a friendly face, we've got the gig and the goats for you. good morning from the studio 57 news room at cbs headquarters in new york. i'm meg oliver in for anne-marie green. it's another morning of potentially dangerous and destructive thunderstorms across parts of the south. after north texas got pounded by damaging hail. severe thunderstorm watches are posted in northeast texas and louisiana where the possibility of large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes exists. baseball-size hail plastered north texas late yesterday. some pieces measured more than four inches across. the dallas suburb of wylie seemed to get the worst of it. the hail was so powerful, it blasted through roofs. so fa just minor injuries are
reported. the police station is uninhabitable. the damage is so extensive that the wylie schools will be closed today. the severe weather triggered lightning that started a fire that destroyed a church in southwest arkansas, and powerful winds toppled trees that fell into homes. one trailer park was hard hit. up to ten homes were damaged. trees and power lines were downed for miles. belgian police announced this morning that two more men have been charged in the brussels terrorist attacks. the bombings at the brussels airport and subway station killed 32 people. prosecutors say the men were involved with the rental of a safe house used by those who carried out the attacks. now to politics. and the fix is in according to donald trump. trump complaining about his delegate woes railed against the nominating process he says is rigged. both trump and democrat hillary clinton are looking for big wins in next week's new york primary. don champion is here in new york. don, good morning.
>> yeah, good morning, meg. they definitely need big wins here on their home turf next week, ahead of a critical debate on thursday, hillary clinton has been on the attack against bernie sanders, and donald trump yet again has set his crosshairs on his party's entire presidential nominating process. >> get them out of here. get them out. get them out. >> reporter: during a rowdy campaign stop in new york's capital city, donald trump railed against his party's so-called rigged delegate system. >> i end up winning louisiana, and then when everything is done, i find out i get less delegates than this guy that got his [ bleep ] kicked, okay? give me a break. >> reporter: rnc chair reince priebus defended the nomination process in a tweet last night, saying in part, the rules were set last year. nothing mysterious. nothing new. trailing far behind trump in new york, cruz has shifted his attention to california where he says the gop nomination will be decided. during the rally, he mocked
trump's delegate complaints. >> donald, 65,000 people voted in the state of colorado. they just didn't vote for you. they voted for our campaign. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton maintains a double-digit lead in new york over bernie sanders. monday she continued to attack the vermont senator on gun control. >> he voted for the law that tells gun manufacturers and sellers they have special immunity. >> reporter: a win in new york could be a game changer for sanders. >> on april 19th, new york can make history. >> reporter: despite winning 8 of the last 9 nominating contests, sanders still trails clinton in the overall delegate count. and it has certainly been a long and dramatic race for the white house so far, and americans apparently are not impressed. a new associated press poll shows at least half of americans say they would be disappointed
or even angry if either of the current front-runners are nominated. by the way, meg, in case you needed some reminding, there are 210 days left until the general election in november. >> all right. don champion here in new york for us, thank you. this morning the clinton campaign is taking heat for a racially charged joke. saturday night clinton made a surprise visit to an annual new york city dinner for the press, lobbyists and lawmakers. she appeared in a skit with new york city mayor bill de blasio and actor leslie odom jr. clinton chided de blasio for his late endorsement. >> sorry, hillary, i was running on c.p. time. >> i don't like jokes like that, though. >> cautious politician time. >> c.p. time is reference to the stereotype colored people time. members of the audience cringed. last night de blasio said it was all part of a scripted event, and people are missing the point. just two of donald trump's
oldest children will be able to vote for him in tuesday's republican primary in new york. neither ivanka trump nor eric trump registered with the republican party in time. trump says they feel very, very guilty, but it's fine. coming up on "cbs this morning," gop presidential candidate ohio governor john kasich joins us to talk about his strategy as he heads towards this summer's republican convention. more than 400 protesters were arrested during a protest at the u.s. capitol. the demonstrators belong to a group called democracy spring. they were against the influence of money in politics and oppose restrictive voter registration laws. yesterday was the first day of what's expected to be a week of protests. scarier than first thought, that's what top u.s. health officials are saying about the zika virus this morning. despite that, leaders are warning they don't have enough
money to stop the spread here in the state. >> reporter: federal health officials are growing more concerned about the zika virus. >> everything we look at with this virus seems to be a bit scarier than we initially thought. >> reporter: the biggest concern is for pregnant women and their babies. the virus is linked to microcephaly which causes babies to be born with abnormally small heads. and now other complications such as prematurity and eye problems. >> the virus is likely to be a problem at much of the pregnancy period, not just probably the first trimester. >> reporter: so far 346 cases of zika have been reported, all related to travel. 32 were pregnant women. 7 were sexually transmitted. and one person developed a rare illness of the nervous system. scientists in brazil are also investigating a link between zika and another brain disease that attacks the brain and spinal cord in adults similar to multiple sclerosis. health offiials are hoping the white house can help pressure
congress to free up the $1.9 billion in emergency funds requested more than two months ago. right now about $500 million left over from the ebola fight is being used. >> it is not enough for us to get the job done. i mean, it's just a temporary stopgap. >> reporter: the mosquitoes that spread zika are now present in 30 states, not just the 12 originally believed. >> while we absolutely hope we don't see widespread local transmission in the continental u.s., we need the states to be ready for that. the man accused of killing former new orleans saints player will smith is also being charged with shooting smith's wife. smith was shot in the back saturday night during what police say was an act of road rage. police say cardell hayes rear-ended smith's suv. then the two men confronted each other. hayes is being held on a million dollars bail and charged with second-degree murder. his lawyer says he'll be vindicated. coming up on the "morning news," a lawmaker's apology.
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citizen. he's accused of passing secrets to taiwan or china. he is also charged with patronizing a prostitute. lin served on navy intelligence-gathering planes. "the seattle times" reports that body parts found in a city recycling bin may be those of a missing woman. the mother of three vanished friday night after a date with someone she met online. a suspect is in custody. police say they tracked him through social media posts. "the salt lake tribune" reports the restoration of utah's ban on polygamy. the court decision was a defeat for the cody brown family from the tv show "sister wives." state prosecutors don't charge consenting adults in plural marriages, b attorneys say the laws are needed to go after those who commit crimes related to polygamy. "the dallas morning news" reports the hunt for a suspect who stole a ring from a dead woman's finger. surveillance video from an odessa funeral home shows the woman reaching into the casket last week.
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here's another look at this morning's top stories. recovery efforts are under way in north texas which got pounded by a powerful hailstorm. hail the size of baseballs broke windows, tore through roofs and knocked down trees. no serious injuries are reported, but the damage in one dallas suburb is extensive. and donald trump railed against the republican party's nominating process. he calls the delegates system rigged. texas senator ted cruz says trump is whining. both trump and hillary clinton are looking for big wins in tuesday's new york primary. clinton targeted bernie sanders' record on guns and foreign policy. meantime, pressure is building on the obama administration to release
information about the 9/11 attacks that has been kept from the public for over a decade. steve kroft broke the story on "60 minutes." nancy cordes has the follow-up. >> i don't know how the saudi government will react to it, but i think it's just information. >> reporter: new york senator kirsten gillibrand has read the 28 pages that have been locked in a vault under the capitol for 13 years. she says the 9/11 families she represents deserve to read them, too. before the president travels to the middle east next week. >> the president is going to meet with the saudi arabian leadership and the royal family. they think it would be appropriate that those documents are released before the president make that trip so they can talk about whatever issues are in that document. >> reporter: steve kroft interview former senator bob graham who co-chaired the joint congressional inquiry. he says the classified pages lay out a network of people he believes helped some of the hijackers find housing and enroll in flight school. >> you believe that support came from saudi arabia. >> substantially.
>> reporter: when we say the saudis, you mean the government? rich people in the country? charities? >> all of the above. >> reporter: graham and the report's other authors say the bush administration insisted the 28 pages be classified for national security reasons that are still unclear. a review by the obama white house has dragged on for years. press secretary josh earnest. >> i can tell you that the president certainly does support being as transparent as possible, but he also believes that these national security officials have an important job to do. >> reporter: gillibrand, rand paul and other senators have introduced legislation that would require declassification within 60 days. those secret pages could serve as key evidence in a lawsuit 9/11 victims' families have filed against saudi arabia. lawmakers have long suspected that the pages were suppressed to avoid antagonizing a key ally in the middle east. in fact, the saudi embassy
slammed the "60 minutes" piece, calling it a, quote, compilation of myths that do not prove their government ever helped al qaeda attack america. nancy cordes, cbs news, capitol hill. coming up on "cbs this morning," surprising crash test results for large pickup trucks which show they might not be as tough as they seem. plus, a new 3-d printer that creates car parts and even movie props faster and better than ever before. thanks for watching the "cbs morning news." i'm meg oliver. have a great day. morning news." i'm meg oliver. have a great day. ,,,,
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