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continues. for others check back with us a little later for "the morning news" and "cbs this morning." from the brought cast center in new york city. new york city. i'm don dahler. captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, may 4th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." big news in the race for the white house. ted cruz drops out and clears the way for donald trump after getting trounced in indiana. question is, will republicans rally around their presumptive presidential nominee. bernie sanders surges to victory in the hoosier state, but is it enough to beat hillary clinton in the democratic nomination? we had basically two minutes
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to get home, grab our stuff, and we had to leave. >> tens of thousands of canadians forced to flee their homes as a raging wildfire burns out of control. and a salad bar scare throughout parts of michigan as a man is caught on camera spraying poison on open food bars. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. ted cruz has dropped out of the race for the republican presidential nomination after getting walloped by donald trump in the indiana primary. it was a last gasp for cruz. trump's easy win in indiana all but clinches the gop nomination. and it clears the way for a potential november faceoff with the democratic front-runner, hillary clinton. though clinton narrowly lost to bernie sanders in indiana, she
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maintains a sizable lead in delegates needed to win the nomination. hena daniels is here in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the 2016 presidential contenders turned their focus to the remaining nominating contest including donald trump who is now only focusing on hillary clinton following last night's primary. while ted cruz ended his campaign, john kasich insists he isn't going anywhere. meanwhile, democrat bernie sanders is also vowing to press on after pulling off an upset win over front-runner hillary clinton. ♪ >> reporter: donald trump is turning his sights to hillary clinton and the general election, something he made clear moments after his big victory in indiana last night. >> she will not be a great president. she will not be a good president. she will be a poor president. >> reporter: following the win, the head of the republican national committee, reince priebus, hailed trump as the party's presumptive nominee. trump's likely nomination became even more apparent following ted cruz's surprising exit from the race. >> we gave it everything we've got, but the voters chose another path.
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>> reporter: despite trailing trump by nearly 900 delegates, john kasich remains defiant. yesterday, the ohio governor released a statement saying in part, "our strategy has been and continues to be one that involves winning the nomination at an open convention." after upsetting hillary clinton in indiana, democrat bernie sanders is also refusing to back down. >> i think the objective evidence is that i am the strongest candidate to prevent trump from becoming president. >> reporter: the vermont senator still trails far behind clinton in delegates. brushing off indiana, the former secretary of state sought to fund-raise off a november match-up with trump. she tweeted supporters saying, "chip in now if you agree we can't let him become president." today, hillary clinton will speak at the asian pacific congressional institute vip reception. bernie sanders will rally in lexington, kentucky. john kasich does a press gaggle
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at dulles airport, then has a full day of "finance events" in maryland and virginia. nebraska and west virginia hold their primary on may 10th. exit polls show trump won the support of most republican voters who say they are angry about how the federal government is working. of indiana republican voters who say they are angry about government, 66% voted for trump. among all gop voters, three quarters say they would support trump in november. democrats are largely satisfied with either hillary clinton or bernie sanders. only 55% of indiana democratic voters say clinton is honest and trustworthy. but 65% of indiana democrats who voted for bernie sanders say that they'll vote for hillary clinton if she's the nominee. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll discuss the race for the white house with republican national committee chairman reince priebus.
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this morning an entire canadian city has been forced to flee their homes under the threat of a massive and out-of-control wildfire. the roughly 6,500 acre fire is raging in ft. mcmurray, alberta, 270 miles north of edmonton. unusually hot temperatures and whipping winds are fanning the flames, with huge plumes of thick, dark smoke hanging over the province. luckily, there have been no reports of injuries. fire officials are working to estimate the number of homes destroyed. 80,000 people have been told to evacuate without knowing what they'll find when they return. >> i'm terrified. i'm very scared. i'm very nervous. i don't know if i'll have a home to come back to. i have my dog and family. that's all i need. >> cell phone video taken from the evacuation route shows just how intense the flames are, inching closer and closer to the roadway. alberta's premier called it the biggest evacuation in the history of the province.
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the navy s.e.a.l. who was killed in iraq on tuesday has been identified. charlie keating was serving as a military adviser when he was killed during an isis attack. keating was the grandson of charles keating jr., the financeer sent to prison for his role in the 1980s savings and loan scandal. charlie keating was a high school track star in phoenix. his track coach said the terrorist attacks on 9/11 drove keating to serve his country. >> we got back to practice and found out 9/11 had happened. at that point, a bunch of my boys decided they wanted to work for their country and do things for the country, charlie being one of those, and some other boys in the same team went to the service after that event. >> keating was 31 years old and was the third u.s. serviceman killed in iraq since the summer of 2014. a man suspected of contaminating food at grocery stores in michigan is under arrest.
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the fbi says the suspect sprayed liquid containing mice poison, hand cleaner, and water on produce at three ann arbor grocery stores including whole foods. the extent of the contamination is not known. tips from the public led to his arrest. >> what if he's been doing it for weeks or months or years, and we're just suddenly -- suddenly someone saw him, and it makes you think about everything you buy all the time. >> the fbi says the suspect has been seen in several ann arbor area grocery stores in the last few months. officials say they do not expect anyone to get seriously ill. teachers in detroit are returning to work today. the teachers union called for an end to the two-day sickout after they received assurances that union members would get paid through the summer. about 45,000 students missed classes in the past two days. president obama travels to flint, michigan, today where he'll be briefed on that city's water crisis. he'll meet with governor rick snyder. last week snyder said he wasn't sure if he'd have time to meet with the president.
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the president will also speak to flint residents. investigators are trying to determine why a small plane broke up in midair over long island. all three people on board were killed when the plane went down yesterday. the single-engine plane was flying from south carolina to connecticut. new research indicates that the nation's third leading cause of death is not a disease and it's not a condition. kenneth craig explains. >> reporter: a new study suggests that medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the united states behind heart disease and cancer. >> the impact on patients is significant. >> reporter: dr. martin mccarey of john hopkins says it leads to 250,000 deaths a year. >> by medical error we're referring to patients falling through the cracks, a farmed health care system, diagnosticar errors, medication dosing errors and preventable complications. >> reporter: researchers say most medical errors aren't due
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to bad doctors. they say systemwide failures are responsible. doctors urge patients be informed about their medical care. ask about any medication prescribed for you and any alternative treatment options. read up on complications, and get a second opinion. >> doctors have been developing ways to deliver care more safely. they're up against tremendous barriers. >> reporter: obstacles include underfunded research and lack of hospital resources. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. coming up on the "cbs morning news," the investigation into the death of prince. a report says the singer was struggling with an addiction to opioids. and rewriting history. questions surrounding the iconic iwo jima photo. iconic iwo jima photo. s. and i'm doing just fine. claritin provides 24-hour relief of symptoms that can be triggered by over 200 allergens. yeah, over 200 allergens! with claritin my allergies don't come between me and victory. live claritin clear.
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1959. models showed off styles yesterday from chanel even though its goods are not sold in cuba. one cuban designer says his nation could become a fashion leader if the u.s. would end its trade embargo. there are new clues in the investigation into prince's death, and an arrest in the kidnapping and death of a navajo girl. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." the "albuquerque journal" reports a man suspected in the killing of an 11-year-old girl will appear in court today. she and her brother were kidnapped from the reservation in new mexico. her brother escaped or was released and found by a passing driver. the "star tribune,"" reports that prince died a day before meeting with an addiction doctor in california. an attorney says the doctor was supposed to help prince kick his addiction to painkillers. the doctor's son arrived ahead of his father and called 911 when prince was found unresponsive last month.
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"the atlanta journal constitution" reports the veto of a bill that would have allowed college students to carry concealed guns on campus. governor nathan deal said it was highly questionable to claim the plan would make campuses safer. supporters plan to lobby for a similar bill next year. "the new york times" reports the sentencing of a once-powerful politician for corruption. 72-year-old sheldon silver was ordered yesterday to serve 12 years in prison. the former assembly speaker controlled nearly every piece of state legislation for the last two decades. "usa today" reports that a soldier in an iconic world war ii photo may have been misidentified. the marine corps is rechecking the names of those pictured. the photo shows the raising of the flag on iowa jima after it was recaptured from japan in 1945. the "washington post" reports plans for the first monument to the struggle for gay rights. president obama is expected to designate part of greenwich
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mcdonald's popular french fries are getting a new flavor -- garlic. four san francisco restaurants are testing adding garlic to fries. the fries are tossed in a pureed mix of garlic, olive oil, parmesan cheese, parsley, and a pinch of salt. if it's successful, it could spread to 250 mcdonald's restaurants in creatively this summer. not gonna lie. that sounds delicious. on the "moneywatch," a record airbag recall is about to expand, and a 10-year-old kid hacked into instagram. jill wagner with more. good morning, investors looked overseas and didn't like what they saw. renewed concerns about economic growth in europe and china sent stocks here lower. the dow lost 140 points. the s&p finished 18 points
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lower. the nasdaq dropped 54 points. as early as today, the japanese airbag manufacturer takata is expected to announce it's recalling another 35 to 40 million airbags. that would more than double what's already the largest recall in u.s. history. so far, some 24 million vehicles in this country have been recalled because of defective inflators. the expanded recall involves all frontal airbags without a drying agent. at least 11 people have been killed by those defective airbags. last month, u.s. consumers bought over 1.5 million cars and trucks. that is the best april for auto sales ever. auto sales rose 3.6% last month, pushing strong sales of trucks and suvs. with the relatively lower price of gas, those bigger vehicles like suvs and trucks are hot sellers. that could lead to some
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discounts on smaller cars. a new poll find half the teenagers questioned say they're addicted to their smartphones. the poll conducted by common sense media found 27% of parents feel the same way. nearly 80% of teens say they check their phones hourly. 72% say they feel the need to immediately respond to texts and social networking messages. and a 10-year-old from finland successfully hacked into instagram. he was taking part in the facebook bug bounty. he won $10,000 for uncovering the bugs which let him delete any comment on the photo-sharing app. facebook says the bug has been fixed. facebook has handed out more than $4 million to researchers who discovered flaws in its programs. anne-marie, 10-years-old. >> when i was 10, all i was doing was hacking off my barbie doll's hair. that's the hacking i was doing, with child-safe scissors no doubt. >> it's a different time. >> incredible. >> a different species kids these days. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thank you very
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with our political experts talk about the fallout from indiana primary. chicago, not feeling the fo the city says no way to a ge lucas museum... but is there hope for the bay area? and ex 49ers star dana stubblefield speaks publiclr the first time since he was charged with rape. his side of the story. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:3 good morning. it's wednesday, may 4th. i'm michelle griego.,,,,
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here's a look at today's here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ michelle obama tries her hand at acting to boost a very real cause. she appeared last night on "ncis." >> special agent gibbs. i've been briefed overing you've done for ann's family. from what i've heard, you've gone above and beyond. >> it's my job.
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>> ncis and joining forces, their support has been -- i can't thank you enough. >> ann, we should be thanking you. i mean, we know the sacrifices our military families are making, and it doesn't go unnoticed. nor do the sacrifices of our veterans. >> the cbs drama gave the first lady a chance to promote joining forces, her campaign to support service members and their families. senator john mccain's son is lashing out on social media about racism. navy lieutenant jack mccain taunted those who criticized an old navy ad featuring an interracial couple. he posted photos of himself and his wife renee, an air force reserve officer who is black. mccain said such a discussion coming up in 2016 is disheartening. the rolling stones, paul mccartney, and bob dylan are some of the music legends performing at desert trip, a three-day concert in
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here's another look at this morning's top stories. ted cruz drops out of the race for the republican presidential nomination after donald trump easily won the indiana primary. the win all but assures trump the gop nomination. republican chairman reince priebus called for party unity and called trump the presumptive nominee. last night, the speaker of the house, paul ryan, posted this video titled "america can do better." >> it is not our job simply to say we are just as angry as the rest of everybody else. it is not our job to just put gas on the fire. it is our job to channel this concern, this fear, this
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anxiety, this anger into solutions. >> ryan calls for unity. he has been mentioned as an alternative to trump but has stated emphatically that he will not run. and bernie sanders edged out hillary clinton to win indiana's democratic primary. clinton remains way ahead, though, in the delegate count. sanders says that he will not quit the race. the presidential race has seen plenty of tears shed along the way. on airplanes, crying babies are no laughing matter. jetblue found a reason for flyers to cheer when they hear an upset baby. it's part f a video the airline made in time for mother's day. serene branson of our los angeles station kcbs reports. [ crying ] >> reporter: most parents have been there. >> i'm most nervous about her having a total meltdown and having everyone around us really wishing that we weren't on the plane. >> reporter: with a camera rolling on a flight from jfk to long beach, jetblue followed
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four moms tramp willing -- four moms traveling alone with their babies. some got a few looks, then the announcement. >> this will be the first flight where crying babies is a good thing. >> reporter: each time a baby cried, they would give passengers 25% off the next flight. >> four cries is equivalent to a free roundtrip ticket. >> reporter: parents traveling with little ones like kelly alexander of torrance loved the #flybabies campaign. >> it's difficult sometimes, and there's only so much you can do. i'm a plane to go. my mom's sick, so i don't have a choice. >> reporter: jetblue said 40% of passengers admit to being annoyed. >> i'm understanding the first ten minutes. after that, i'm like, come on. >> reporter: jetblue said people smile at babies everywhere except on planes. "for mother's day, we wanted to acknowledge how moms, indeed all parents and caregivers, often feel stressed while traveling with children." as for this flight -- [ crying ] >> reporter: passengers became cheerleaders. they got free flights and decided flying with babies never sounded so sweet.
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>> to all the moms and babies, thanks for making the flight so special. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will take you inside north korea as key leaders meet this week. plus, we'll meet a girl from flint, michigan, whose letter to president obama brought new attention to the water crisis. we'll take you behind the scenes of the popular cooking series "tasty." that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. . thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ,,,,
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald.
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good morning, it is wednesday, may 4. lovely look of downtown san francisco. this is from the roof of kpix 5 studios. beautiful. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. time now 4:29. let's get a check of weather this morning with roberta. how's it looking? >> my goal is to make it through the whole broadcast without sneezing or eyes watering. >> good luck. >> it's the worst allergy season ever, pharmacists are getting loads of people in for their medications. we'll have the pollen report coming up shortly. right now it's live, hi-def doppler. it appears that at this particular time we have a little bit of light rain offshore, today just a slight chance of rain, nothing measurable. you see the overcast conditions right now at sfo. temperature-wise we are into the low and mid-50s. winds will pick up later today out of the west today at 15, 20, then rotate southwest. numbers coming down only to the mid-70s at best in our


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