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>> yeah, ready? >> do you do the tease? >> go sharks. >> thanks for watching. captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org ♪ good morning viewers in the west. it is thursday may 12th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump is meeting right now with paul ryan and other republican leaders in washington. the meeting could have a profound impact on the future of the grand old party. a video shows police punching after a chase. morley safer signs off after half a century at "cbs this morning." >> but first today's eye-opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> who is the leader of the republican party. >> i would say paul for the time being and maybe for a long time.
>> donald trump meets with speaker ryan. >> donald went nuclear on a lot of republicans and i think there's residual frustration and anger at donald. >> i am not going to respond to the attacks coming from donald trump in this campaign. >> she's fighting donald trump, she's fighting bernie sanders. >> please do not moan to me about hillary clinton's problems. >> a suspect who appears to be surrendering pummeled by cops, led on a chase. raining so hard. >> never seen anything like it. >> two pieces found in march almost certainly from malaysian flight. >> former police officer charged with gunning down an unarmed black man facing federal charges. >> my son is gone. i'll never see him again. >> the man who climbed a tower in hollywood shut down part of sunset for hours.
>> it's not worth it. >> daring rescue in southern california, a speeding car rolled over and burst into flames. >> all that -- >> morley safer is retiring after more than half a century at cbs news with that unique safer touch. >> pure unadulterated luck and i've been a very lucky guy. >> all that matters -- >> budweiser announced they were rename their beer america. >> now that it's named america, they have to change the shape of the can. >> starting in june you're not an alcoholic, you're a patriot. >> pitched himself into the history books last night. >> 20 strikeouts from scherzer. >> man, that's -- >> 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, donald trump is meeting right now with house speaker paul ryan. trump flew into washington this morning on his 757. ryan stopped for breakfast at burrito brothers, a mexican restaurant in the capital. >> the two are discussing significant policy differences that divide them. a week ago ryan announced he's not ready yet to support trump in november. major garrett at the meeting site at the headquarters in washington. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump is inside republican national committee headquarters meeting with the party chairman reince priebus and house speaker paul ryan. he's drawn dozens of cameras, hundreds of reporters. and as you can hear, a large contingent of protesters calling trump among other things a racist and saying he and the republican party are now aligned. it's that rough alliance trump
is going to have to work through and with his republican leaders. >> i think we want to see if we have the same ideas because i represent a large group of people with very strong ideas and foundations. >> donald trump remained optimistic differences with house speaker paul ryan can be dealt with. >> you can have differences. if you agree on 70%, that's a lot. >> reporter: finding 70% agreement will be a challenge. >> they want to cut your social security. i'm not cutting your social security. >> you cannot tackle debt problem in america if you don't fix this entitlement problem. >> we have 11 million people in the country that came in illegally. they have to go out. >> we have to come up with a solution that doesn't involve mass deportation. >> donald trump is calling for a shutdown of muslims entering the united states. >> what was proposed yesterday is not what this party stands for. >> trump stepped back from his temporary ban on muslim immigration and named former new york mayor rudy giuliani head of a commission to study it.
>> we have exceptions. again, it's temporary. ultimately, it's my aim to have it lifted. right now there is no ban. >> congressman kissnzinger remas opposed. >> if he doesn't change his rhetoric, his beliefs, if he doesn't articulate them better, a lot of people will hold out. >> trump took heat from mitt romney, it is disqualifying for trump to refuse to release his tax returns, adding the documents would rule out hidden inappropriate associations with foreignentities, corinth organizations or other unsavory groups. trump insists voters don't care and wouldn't learn much. >> a tax return you learn very, very little. at the right time i'll release them. i hope to release them. >> trump claims he cannot release his tax returns because they are under active audit. the irs says there are no regulations that prevent a taxpayer from doing exactly that. of course, there's some history
between mitt romney and donald trump on this issue. trump said romney was unwise not to immediately release his tax returns in 2012 and saying his failure to do so hurt him very badly. >> all right, major. thank you very much. mitt romney has an unlikely ally criticizing donald trump for withholding those income tax returns. democratic candidate hillary clinton stepped up her attacks yesterday. she's also suggesting he may have something to hide. nancy cordes tracking the democratic race. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. clinton camp points out even notoriously secretive richard nixon released his returns prior to being audited. >> my husband and i have release 3rd 3 years of tax returns. >> clinton waded into the tax flap in new jersey. >> you've got to ask your self, why doesn't he want to release them. yeah, well, we're going to find out. >> reporter: the topic was a welcome diversion for clinton
after a disappointing primary in virginia. her campaign admits her rough patch probably isn't over, warning donors in a memo obtained by cbs news that, quote, a number of upcoming primary contests in may structurally favor bernie sanders but their outcomes will not change the trajectory of the primary. >> west virginia, thank you. >> reporter: to understand why, just look at west virginia. sanders won the state by 15 points but got just 7 more pledge delegates than clinton and he's trailing by nearly 300 with just eight states left to vote. >> we've been fighting an uphill battle from day one. >> sanders got frustrated wednesday when asked if his long shot campaign is hurting clinton in her fight against trump. >> please do not moan to me about hillary clinton's problems. i'm in this race to win. we're taking on the democratic establishment. >> but with the largest primary looming, the senator's california state director has bankruptly stepped down.
in a statement he said he left because the campaign, quote, started to ignore digital organizing and started focusing on tv ad buys which has led to a series of defeats. >> tv ads and organizing have both been strengths for the sanders campaign, but a couple of weeks ago the staff was cut in half and the budget for advertising has shrunk, too, which has led, charlie, to tough decisions in this closing stretch. >> thanks, nancy. mark leibovich in washington, good morning. >> hi, charlie, good to be here. >> is this conflict at its core more about style or more about content. >> as far as democrats go. >> no, donald trump. >> donald trump. yes. i think it's about both. this essentially -- this story will be driven by what paul ryan says at the end. i think paul ryan is obviously getting some pressure, especially from his caucus to come around and just support the presumptive nominee. at the same time, and we don't see this as clearly, he's
getting a lot of pressure privately from prominent republicans, mitt romney among them, to hold firm because ryan is the last line of defense for actually the never trump movement in so much as it ever existed at all. >> mitt romney stepped up the heat yesterday saying donald trump's refusal to release any of his tax returns is disqualifying donald trump, would be breaking with four decades of precedent on this matter. could this be very tough for him? >> i think it is. mitt romney is serving what is a pretty precise purpose here. he's taking the role of the conscience of the republican -- not so much establishment but republican path. donald trump said most americans don't care about this. true to a appoint. it's arcane, tax returns are something that make people's eyes glaze over. at the same time it's a nagging issue. it's gone on for a long time.
it muddled the straight ahead tone donald trump likes to assume. >> medical records, what about medical records. >> medical records also. i guess a few months ago he released that completely superlative statement from his doctor. again, these are two kind of lingering spring issues you don't want them to bleed into the summer especially in an election like this. >> he announced a fundraising campaign. he spent a lot of time saying i don't need anybody else's money. do you think supporters will care about this, mark? >> i think this is probably less of a big issue, just because people understand in a general election, we're probably talking bought billions. whether donald trump had that money or not, or would be willing to spend it or not, it's the kind of thing most people would assume if you have one of two candidates you're going to round up as many supporters as you can. i don't think that will be a big issue but again takes away from the message. >> cbs will bring full coverage of trump's meetings with the republican leadership.
you can watch at cbs news.com on the cbs news app and devices like rocku, apple tv and on fire. fbi confirms probe of hillary clinton's server a criminal investigation. a criminal inquiry. doesn't know what that means. also says there's some urgency to the investigation. we want to do it well and promptly. i feel pressure to do both those things. investigations under way whether police used excessive force in a violent end to a chase. officers trailed a man through central massachusetts yesterday. the pursuit ended in nashua, new hampshire, and helicopter video showed police repeatedly punching the victim while on the ground. anna shows us how the scene escalated. anna, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the chase and alleged beating is under investigation in both states. boston globe reports new hampshire's attorney general has
opened an investigation and the massachusetts state police are looking into whether troopers used excessive force in apprehending the suspect.5:t >> about an hour after he sped away from police wednesday afternoon, richard simone of worcester, massachusetts was on his knees facing about 10 officers, some with their guns drawn. one officer seemed to lunge at him and land a punch and others joined in. the beating went on for more than 20 seconds. the 50-year-old suspect took over a dozen blows from officers' fists and feet. a massachusetts state police spokesperson said simone had warrants for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, larceny and failure to stop for police. >> wasn't fighting him so a little bit much. >> massachusetts state police said they would conduct two separate reviews to determine whether the level of force used was appropriate. >> this is a high pressure situation. everybody's adrenaline is pumping. >> former boston police commissioner ed davis. >> it does appear he's complying
with the officers' orders. until they tart to move very close to them, there doesn't appear to be a problem. what happened in those last seconds is going to be crucial to this investigation. but clearly this is a tough video. >> reporter: the suspect reportedly sped up to 90 miles an hour during the chase. at one point he struck a utility pole but police officials did not say whether simone was hurt. charlie. >> thanks. a former south carolina police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black man pleaded not guilty to federal charges. michael schrager accused of depriving civil rights in the shooting. he fired eight times, eight times as scott ran away after a traffic stop. he also faces a state murder charge. he could get life in prison. investigators this morning said newly found debris almost certainly comes from missing malaysian jetliner.
one of the two pieces from the outside of the plane, the second from the inside. the fragments were discovered in south africa and on a tiny island. investigators believe flight 370 went down in the indian ocean. debora patta in johannesburg. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we now have more pieces of the puzzle of what is essentially a two-year-old airline mystery. the pieces found in march on the island, interior panel of the aircraft cabin, the second police in africa. it is a partial logo of rolls-royce inscribed on it. this brings to five the number of pieces found in the indian ocean. australia leading massive search scouring an area of 120,000 kilometers. this latest confirmation investigators believe the plane went down somewhere in the indian ocean. at least they are looking in the right ocean. experts think the elusive answers to why it vanished lay
with the flight recorders and black boxes and those have not been found. gayle. >> such a sad, sad story. voters in brazil voted to impeach their president, 55-22 to take the action against president dilma rouseff. brazil's vice president will temporari temporarily take over one of the world's largest economy. they accused her of breaking the law to manipulate the country's budget. isis claims responsibility for deadly new violence in iraq. two suicide bombers at a police station on the outskirts of baghdad. the attacks come a day after a wave of bombings killed more than 90 people. the obama administration condemned the attacks. it says u.s. strategy is not changing. nearly 5,000 american troops are in iraq assisting in the fight. charlie d'agata is with some of them southeast of iraq's capital. >> good morning. we're at a military training camp outside of baghdad where
u.s. forces are helping to train iraquis use old tanks like these in the fight against isis. it's no exaggeration to say some of the recruits are far younger than tanks. there's a military saying, you fight with what you've got. these will be crucial in the battle to take over cities like fallujah and mosul. 250 more american forces are on their way to iraq, and they can't get here quickly enough. yesterday we're reminded of the lethal reach of isis when the militant group launched triple attacks in baghdad, some of the worst violence the city has seen this year. >> they say this is the fourth generation. >> reporter: we spoke with one u.s. soldier back here in 2004 and faced some of the worst fighting in the insurgency then. he says he's absolutely convinced isis can be defeated. how quickly depends on how fast the iraquis can get their act together and confront the militant group on the battlefield. for "cbs this morning," charlie
d'agata, iraq. severe thunderstorms hammered parts of central texas. strong winds flipped over trucks and trailers yesterday near abilene. the storm also snapped trees and damaged the roof of a home. in omaha, nebraska, crews digging out after a hail storm covered neighborhoods, up to 2 feet of hail reported in some parts of the city. piles of hail clogged storm drains causing flooding along several roads. this morning we salute the brilliant career of a cbs news legend. cbs news correspondent morley safer will retire this week. safer spent a record 46 years at "60 minutes" reporting 919 stories for that broadcast. his work for cbs news starting in 1964 showed a unique combination of reporting skill and personal style. >> behind me one of the seven wonders of the world, the great wall of china. these 20 men's ages total
about 2,000 years, 2,043 if you count me. >> is your wife here? >> no, she's not. >> great. what is wrong? i thought "60 minutes" was a high-class show. >> the sense of time and distance needs some working on. we were told the trip would take six hours. we are rapidly approaching day three. >> just got on the hill -- got on the hill and -- >> seemed to be pinned down by sniper, one to two armed personnel carriers that preceded us in here have been blown. one behind us has a dead trooper in it. morley safer, cbs news. >> wow. >> a legend. >> a story teller. >> he can tell any kind of story, whether a lamborghini or the muppets or talking about a village burning in vietnam.
in our next hour morley's colleague steve kroft will be here at studio 57 and preview a special edition of "60 minutes," morley safer, a reporter's life airing sunday night at 8:00, 7:00 central on cbs. >> i always like seeing him laugh on camera, because it was always so genuine when he did it. looking forward to it. future of transportation. ahead, how the hyperloop, it's called, could eventually transport people from city to city a,,
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reality is transforming the way we see your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. today tens of thousands of people are expected to take part in "bike to work" day. more than 400 energizer stations will offer free drinks and food to folks on two wheels. stanley cup play-offs is a critical night for the sharks in downtown san jose. it's the 7th and deciding game of their series against the nashville predators. the winners advance to the western conference finals. the puck drops at s.a.p. center at 6 p.m. in the next half-hour, a lawsuit about edible marijuana and a shooting on "cbs this morning." stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment.
i'm gianna franco in the "kcbs traffic center." we have our eye on this situation in san jose all day long. overturned tractor-trailer with bales of hay stuck on its side northbound 280 connector north 880 south 17 has now shut down for a small period of time they had at least one lane open but they closed it down again as they up right the big rig to get it out of lanes. it's causing delays on northbound 280. another report of an accident northbound 17 at lark blocking a lane. busy out of the south bay this morning. >> good morning. taking a look at the latest observations. we have delays at sfo over one hour on some arriving flights all due to that right there. it's another gray slate. it's the marine layer pushed back onshore. we have temperatures pretty uniform in the 50s across the board. the winds will increase later today. southwest 10 to 20. again we are in the 50s and we'll see highs all the way up to 85 degrees warmest spots in discovery bay 60s partial clearing at the coast.
vice president joe biden said in a new interview that he had initially hoped to enter the democratic primary race and said, "i would have been the best president," which was awkward because obama was standing right there. [ laughter ] true. >> saying he would have been the best president for 2016. we get the joke, seth. welcome back. coming up in this half hour, a deadly plant explosion in texas three years ago is no longeri i considered an accident -- longer considered an accident. why investigators rebuilt part of the facility to find the trut.
plus, did legalized marijuana candy lead a husband to murder? rikki klieman looks at what could be a groundbreaking lawsuit against a maker and seller of edible pot. time to show the headlines. the "los angeles times" report on oracle founder larry ellison donating $200 million to the fight against cancer. a research center bearing his name will be opened at the university of southern california. our dr. david agis will lead it. the center will draw on many scientific fields find the cure. >> the thing about this disease is you beat it, you beat it, you beat it again, but it's still there lurking. it comes back, and it can take away everything you have. this seems like an appropriate way for me to say thank you for everything you've done for my family and my friends. i will be, attorney generally
grateful. >> his gift matched the biggest ever for the school. [ applause ] we need is more of. a lot of money in america. >> yeah. "the new york times" says isis is losing power to recruit americans to fight overseas. fbi director james comey says about one american a month has traveled or tried to travel to the middle east since last summer to join the extremists. previously it was six to ten a month. one possible reason is that isis has encouraged more followers to carry out violence at home. "the new york daily news" reports on a tribute to prince by his ex-wives. they reportedly held a secret memorial yesterday in los angeles. the two women invited only the closest friends and family of the pop star. the singer's family is considering a public event. "the dallas morning news" reports on investigators calling a deadly explosion at a fertilizer plant an intentional criminal act. the massive blast three years ago killed 15 people and hurt about 300 other. it i r.
there's a memorial cross. reminders of the tragedy that happened here. [ explosion ] >> reporter: when the massive explosion ripped through this texas fertilizer plant in 2013 -- >> you okay? >> i can't hear. >> cover your ears. >> reporter: it leveled part of the small town of west. >> there's been an explosion. there are firefighters down at this time. >> reporter: the blast destroyed hundreds of buildings including schools, a nursing home, and an apartment complex. 15 people were killed. 12 of them first responders who had rushed to the scene. >> we've never stopped
investigating this fire. >> reporter: wednesday after more than three years and more than $2 million investigation, federal authorities revealed the fire that sparked the explosion was deliberately set in a seed room at the facility. >> the fire has been ruled as incendiary. this means this fire was a criminal act. >> reporter: during their investigation, authorities said they rebuilt part of the plant in their lab, conducted more than 400 interviews, and analyzed evidence found as far away as 2.5 miles from the blast site. >> there's anger. there's confusion. there's frustration. >> reporter: just days after the blast, we first met paster john crowder and his family who lost their home. we spoke to crowder again wednesday after he learned of the findings. >> i really was surprised. i had settled in my mind that they were going to say it was some kind of electrical problem. >> reporter: it's hard to think that somebody would intentionally set that fire. >> exactly. exactly.
>> reporter: authorities did not name any suspects. >> it just makes you mad. >> reporter: phil calvin, whose son perry was killed, already has a message for whomever is responsible. >> i want them to get the maximum penalty. "get them across the finish line." >> interesting indeed, thank you very much. a new lawsuit claims two marijuana businesses are responsible for the death of a denver mother. in 2014, kristine kirk was shot and killed by her husband after she ate marijuana kand and started had lewis -- candy and started had lllucinatihallucina. her sons hold the company responsible, they say there should have been a warning label
describing the side effects. >> the candy maker tells "cbs this morning" it is a lawfully operated business that complies with required labels. the seller had no comment. rikki klieman joins us at the table to -- hello, good to see you. we're very friendly here. >> we are. one of the things you said is really, really important. what this is about is a failure to warn. >> this is the first wrongful death case. >> it is the first wrongful death case in the country against marijuana as an industry. it is, in fact, very profitable indust industry. it will be nearly a billion-dollar industry where it is legalized. what these plaintiffs' lawyers have said is, look, it's a product like any other product. it condition be defective. it must have warning labels. warning for what? well, it needs to warn about proper dosage. it needs to warn about safe use
and side effects. that's the essence of the lawsuit. there are regulations which you noted, but those regulations have only come about in 2015. in 2014, at the time of this terrible tragedy -- and if you listen to the 911 call or read the transcript, the transcript is chilling. that woman was on the phone with 911 for 11 or 12 minutes as she watched what she described as her husband's psychotic break. >> what will be the defense by the marijuana company? >> it's interesting because the defense by the marijuana company is to say, wait a minute here, this is a bad guy. this is a guy what committed a homicide. that defense goes along with a criminal prosecution because the criminal prosecution of mr. kirk is that there may have been marital problems or financial difficulties, and this is intentional. this is not about negligence. >> there is legal precedent for
companies being held responsible for behavior that happens when other people eat or consume or drive their products. >> of course, of course. and what -- otherwise you would have no product liability cases at all. what we have here is that the defense in the civil case of the husband is exactly what the liability is. >> what do you think happens? >> i think the case goes forward. whether or not we get to a jury trial is another question because in this case, you have edible marijuana. that's what we have to consider. edible marijuana is coming upon you slower and slower. you take something the size of a tootsie roll, which he did. you take a bite, you don't get high. you keep eating. you were supposed to have one mini bite like a tootsie roll.
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technology. three, two, one -- >> reporter: blink, and you might miss it. speed is sort of the point. on a test track in the nevada desert, a 1,-500-pound sled went from zero to 60 in about a second. powered by an electromagnetic propulsion system, it reached 116 miles per hour before plowing into a sand barrier to slow it down. >> we demonstrated today a full-scale component of the hyperloop. >> we always said we were going to move this fast. it's amazing to see the team come together behind it and execute. >> reporter: hyperloop 1 hopes to build a carbon-free network of tubes with pods that travel at near supersonic speeds on a cushion of air using electric motors. theoretically, someone could travel the roughly 400 miles from los angeles to san francisco in about 30 minutes. this simulates the pod going through the tube? >> correct. >> reporter: we got an inside look at hyperloop's engineering
last fall at the company's next los angeles. >> we literally build a full-scale tube between any two destinations. inside, we have a pod that we can send people or cargo very quickly. >> reporter: some critics say wednesday's test shows there's still a long way to go. >> keep in mind that this was a very short distance, and its maximum speed was one-tenth the speed of what a hyperloop system would be. >> reporter: the concept hyperloop 1 is working on gained traction in 2013 after tesla and spacex ceo elon musk released a design plan. there's competition. >> the fact that there are several compaies working on this means there are a lot of people who take this idea seriously and are determined to try and make it happen. however, infrastructure is very hard. it just takes time to take an idea and turn it into reality. >> reporter: the hyperloop 1 ceo rob lloyd told us that reality
is not so far off. how long before we see the first functional hyperloop system? >> five years from now we'll be moving goods and people. >> reporter: for attorney -- for "cbs this morning," carter evans. >> only five years? >> bring it on. >> we could go to washington in five minutes. >> i hope it's not going to take five years. two or three would be nice. i'd love to try it. >> l.a. in an hour. >> i'd like that a lot. rita maureeoreno turns a commencement address into a surprise performance. >> to lay it on this date, my fate is to relate with rhythm and passion that you have a mission. >> all right, miss rita. ahead, how the entertainment icon channelled the broadway hit "hamilton" to inspire graduating students. you had a commencement address, you should do yours in rap. >> would you write it for me?
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grammy, the tony -- she was delivering the commencement address at the boston college of music. 84-year-old singer and actress told the grad students their talents to create change in the world around them. medal to ta. prince harry. ahead, why a american service member wants that. just like you start their own businesses. legalzoom. legal help is here.
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had your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning. it's: 56. i'm kenny choi. pits plying are calling on their city council to install cameras on highway 4. the recent push is after a pregnant mother of four was gunned down yesterday near the railroad avenue exit. while moraga scrambles for funds to fix this sinkhole they have come up with a traffic solution at the intersection. drives have access to one lane in both directions on the road. coming up on "cbs this morning," julianna goldman talks about donald trump's potential problems raising money for his campaign. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
good morning from the "kcbs traffic center." let's jump to the san mateo bridge right now. we still have delays westbound slow-and-go conditions across the span. 23 minutes between 880 and 101. on the flip side, eastbound we are getting word of an accident off the bridge there heading into hayward so keep that in mind. traffic continues in san jose. they have one lane of the transition road reopened again. north 280 connector to 880 in south 17 still busy but at least you're squeezing by. we are seeing slow conditions for drive times. northbound 880 at first a wreck north 17 at lark. >> we have a blanket of low clouds and fog surrounding the coast into the bay this morning. good morning, everybody. this is the scene from the transamerica pyramid looking due east shrouded in fog. and temperatures into the 50s. delays sfo up to one hour on some arriving flights. right now we have these temperatures streaming from the 50s at the coast to our inland areas. later today's 60s partial coastal clearing to 85 inland. ,, hey pal? you ready?
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, may 12th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including donald trump's fundraising challenge. why he may have to court the establishment in washington today after attacking it for almost a year. but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. >> donald trump's. >> this conflict more about style or content? >> this story will be driven by what paul ryan says at the end. >> the clinton camp points out that even the notoriously secretive richard nixon released his taxes while being audited.
>> the massachusetts state police are looking into whether troopers used excessive force in apprehending the suspect. >> this latest confirmation bolsters investigators that the plane went down somewhere in the indian ocean. >> we're at a military training camp outside of baghdad. 250 more american forces are on their way to iraq. >> they can tell any kind of story, whether it's a lamborghini or the muppets or talking about a village burning in vietnam. >> i always liked seeing him laugh on camera. always so genuine when he did it. >> over the weekend, a man broke the world record for donkey kong, making it through the entire game using up just one life. [ cheers and applause ] yeah, yeah. one life. that's right. his own. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. we expect to hear from house speaker paul ryan shortly about
this morning's meeting with donald trump. before they sat down, ryan had breakfast at burrito brothers, a mexican restaurant in washington. >> the republican chairman tweeted minutes ago the meeting was great. it was a very positive step toward party unity. trump and ryan began the meeting with big differences. >> i will do everything within my power not to touch social security, to leave it the way it is. >> you can not tackle the debt crisis coming in america if you do not fix this entitlement problem. >> from a practical standpoint, it's going to get renegotiated. in my opinion, the taxes for the rich will go up somewhat. >> we want all americans, when they look at washington, to see spending going down, taxes going down, debt going down. >> donald j. trump is calling for a total and complete shut down of muslims entering the united states. >> this is not conservativism. what was proposed yesterday is not what this party stands for and more importantly it's not
what this country stands for. >> now donald trump says the gop can have its differences and still unite behind him. and a reminder for you. our 24-hour streaming network, cbsn, will bring you full coverage today of donald trump's meeting with the republican leadership. you can watch at cbsnews.com, the cbs news app. many republicans continue to say they're unhappy with donald trump. mitt romney is blasting donald trump for not making his tax returns public. romney wrote, quote, it is disqualifying for a modern day presidential nominee to refuse to release tack returns. there's only one logical explanation for mr. trump's refusal to release his turns. there's a bombshell in them. trump says he can't reveal his returns because he says they're being audited. >> i just think there's some years outside the audit that might be released. >> first of all, if there are, they're meaningless. it's so far back. i built a company with very little debt.
all of this stuff is certified numbers. very, very little debt, tremendous cash flow, great assets. that's something, and people go over that and they're very impressed. you learn very little from a tax return. >> regardless of what those tax returns show, donald trump needs money for the november campaign. the goal is to raise $1 billion by mid-october. that is one reason he is talking with the republican national committee. anna goldman has an insider's view of how this affects trump's outsider campaign. juliana, good morning. >> good morning. for donald trump to raise $1 billion, it means he has to bring in about $45 million a week. it's a pretty tall order for someone who's won millions of votes from deriding big money in politics and is basically starting from scratch. >> i'm self-funding my campaign. i'm not taking all of this blood money. i'm not having lobbyists and i'm not having citibank and i'm not having -- i fund it myself. >> it was a defining sales pitch for donald trump. >> you know what i'm getting for
this movement? i get nothing. i'm self-funding my campaign, okay. >> a line he repeated in ads -- >> i'm self-funding my campaign. >> in interviews -- >> i'm putting up my own money. >> and on the campaign trail. >> i'm self-funding. >> and it worked. 58% of voters in a recent cbs news poll said trump was not influenced by special interests. but with the nomination in reach, he's reversing course. >> i'm raising money, but i'm raising money really for the party. >> not only will he be asking for money, but trump already has super pacs. >> i think you're starting at a billion dollars right now. >> frank donnatelli is a long-time fundraiser. he says trump is behind. >> you're going to need people with good contact lists that can write checks themselves but also bring their friends and relatives to the table also. it takes a full-court press on behalf of the candidate and the campaign. >> the billionaire businessman is scrambling to get that team. he hired top fundraisers who
worked for marco rubio and mitt romney. he also has the backing of a reported half dozen gop benefactors like billionaire t. boone pickens. but others, like the koch brothers, are still standing on the sidelines. >> it's just bowing to reality that that's what you have to do to be competitive in november. >> competitive against hillary clinton, who's already raised almost $168 million from individual contributions. compared to just over $12 million for trump. but even if he's trying to open the fundraising flood gate, he still said this just last week. >> i'm self-funding my campaign. take a look at hillary with her money. take a look at where she's getting that money. >> now, later this month, trump will be kicking off a string of 50 fundraisers beginning with an event in california. norah, in order to get to that billion-dollar mark, he's probably going to need to start making calls to those special interests he said he'd never bow down to. >> really interesting. juliana, thank you so much.
an unusual twist at the invictus games in florida. elizabeth marks won all four of her swimming events yesterday. but it's what she did with one of her medals that's getting attention. she returned the medal when prince harry placed it around her neck. the prince initially refused. marks explained she wanted to give it to happenworth hospital in the united kingdom. she credits the medical team there with with saving her life in --. >> this day has been beautiful and special simply because the people i get to stand next to and swim with. i finally got to express how much i love the people who supported me so it feels good. >> marks is a combat medic. she has no sensation in her left leg after suffering serious hip injuries in iraq. she still serves in the military. what a beautiful gift. >> such a lovely gesture. you could see he clearly didn't want to take it.
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with autism spectrum disorder. doctors and health officials stress women should keep taking prenatal supplements proven to prevent other serious birth defec defects. our dr. tara narula is just back from maternity leave. first, how's the baby? >> terrific. we're in love. >> big sister? >> her big sister is doing well. thank you. >> there they are. >> does she love her little sister? >> she does. at times she doesn't. most of the time she does. >> this is a really interesting study because, as you know, as a recent mother, and i remember it's one of the first rules you get. take folic acid. it's so important. what did this study find? >> researchers analyzed 1400 mother/child pairs from a single center in boston. they basically took the blood from the mother one to three days after she gave birth. they asked her about her supplement use and followed the children for 15 years. they found women who had very high levels of folics acid in te blood were two times more likely to have a child diagnosed with asd. if they had very high levels of both folate and b12, they were
17 times more likely. this was a small study. it's not been published yet in a journal. it's not peer reviewed. it's very preliminary. >> does it recommend how much? >> the recommend for how much folic acid a woman should get is 400 to 800 micrograms per day for most women of child-bearing age. the important thing is they take it the entire time in their 20s to 40s because when you get pregnant, you may not know you're pregnant. the early week of pregnancy are the times when the neural tube is forming. that's the spine, the brain. that's the birth defect we see when a woman lacks folics s aci. >> the headline is a little frightening, yet all the major health groups still say you should take it. we don't want that point to be missed. >> absolutely. that's why we're reporting on it, to say that the headline can be misleading. the cdc still says about one out of four women don't get enough
folic acid and neural tube defects affect 3,000 pregnancies a year. because of our public health measures to educate women about folic acid, we've been able to decrease these birth defects by about a thousand a year. >> so there's lots of studies that show a correlation and not necessarily causation. so what do you think is behind the fact that these women who have elevated levels of this vitamin and folic acid have children who have an increased likelihood to have autism? >> we don't know. there are a lot of possible mechanisms. one is they ate a lot of food with folate in it, used a lot of supplements with folate in it. they somehow absorbed more of the folate than the other women or didn't metabolize it or break it down. but really, there's a lot of unanswered questions we don't know. >> to be clear, the current medical view of how autism is caused is what? >> i think we don't really know. there are a lot of questions about what's happening in early production during the fetal growth and times that could be
precipitating the development of autism down the road. >> i thought it was environmental triggers for a predisings to genetically. >> it can be. but the question is what environmental trigger. we don't really know. >> good information. thank you. >> for now, keep taking your folic acid. >> bottom line. >> just not too much. >> say hello to the baby. >> thank you. >> and the dad and the big sister. the whole family. dr. tara narula joining us. we're glad she's back. thank you. ahead, the food critic who turns restaurant reviews into revelations. this may be the first time you've ever seen a helicopter help cover a story about culinary discoveries. you'll see what pulitzer prize winner jonathan gold is discovering in los angeles. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." goodbye icky sunscreen. hello new coppertone sport. it's reformulated to feel lighter on your skin, but still protects and stays on strong.
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in this city where more than eight million new yorkers and tourists alike often need a break from the hustle and bustle of it all, this hideaway offers visitors a chance to get lost in nature right in the heart of the big apple. it's a bird watcher's paradise with picturesque views. hallet nature sanctuary is nestled on a peninsula overlooking a pond, offering visitors a waterfall, nature trail, and promenade. this urban escape opens after a 15-year revamp. part of a $40 million central park revitalization project. >> i think it's unusual to be able to be in midtown manhattan and have a natural area that's access usual. >> reporter: lisa kozlowski is the senior zone gardener. she has the four-acre habitat was overtaken by weeds, vines, and vegetation after it was closed to the public. the original trails practically
impassable. >> reporter: this is special, this is different from most of the park. >> yeah. this is where you're going to find the high evidence numbers of organisms, of plants, birds, different wildlife. >> reporter: the sanctuary was closed in 1934 by then-nyc parks commissioner robert moses who wanted to make it a bird refuge. was forgotten until the central park conservancy started renovation in 2001. >> it's very embracing, and it's just -- it feels like a magical place. >> reporter: sema ghadamian and her husband raised money to help rebuild the area. she hopes the sanctuary will be a place to find tranquility. >> it feels more enclosed and cozy than other places in the park. i hope people come and enjoy it. >> how are you doing? >> reporter: new yorkers lined up to get their first peeks inside.
>> it's just such a little pocket of serenity here. >> it's a nice view. you can look down on the water from up there and see sort of the corner of the park. very nice. >> reporter: what are you hoping this spot will be? >> i'm hoping folk will come here as one of the three natural areas in the park that we are restoring and find solitude, find peace, but look at the environment here, the plants, the to take a tour at this very moment, i'm going to be giving you a nice walk through on facebook live. just go to facebook.com/cbsthismorning, and get your own private tour.
>> good for you. >> you can put say a car set off a brush fe in south vallejo. it was along interstate 80, not far dge. good morning. it's 8:25. investigators say that a car set off a brush fire in south vallejo along interstate 80 not far from the carquinez bridge. it began late yesterday afternoon and burned about 30 acres before firefighters put it out. the warriors are moving up after an exciting win in oakland last night. they have secured a spot in the nba western conference finals. in the next half-hour of "cbs this morning," legendary cbs news man morley safer announced his retirement and a look back at his career. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
good morning. first reports of an accident westbound 80 at powell street. so that's going to slow you down off the eastshore freeway headed towards the bay bridge. almost 40 minutes from the carquinez bridge to the maze. bay bridge metering lights are on slow backed up towards 580, 880 d 80 self. check out the nimitz. northbound stop-and-go conditions, 33 minutes 238 to the maze. sluggish with extra volume on the southbound side but you'll bog down approaching 238 into hayward. traffic alert continues san jose northbound 280 to connectors north 880 and south 17. only one lane open on the
connector road as they work to clear this overturned tractor- trailer carrying bales of hay. it's been busy out of the south bay. a lot of delays through there. and san mateo bridge busy across the span hayward to foster city. golden gate a bright spot. >> if i have to pick my poison i think i would bike to work. >> good idea. >> hi, everybody. got tired of the fog and low clouds so i thought i would share with you a little sunshine towards mount vaca. can see all the way to the mount diablo area. currently we are in the 50s from santa rosa to san jose. later today the clouds will clear all the way back to the coast. 60s there. 70s bay and peninsula. and then all the way up to 85 in discovery bay to the east and to the north in the clearlake area southwest breeze 0 to 20 miles per hour. we'll have a shift in our temperatures on friday and a big cooldown inland. partly cloudy and cooler over the weekend. a dry weather pattern through wednesday. ,, ,,,,,,
welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, a look back at morely safer's extraordinary career. isn't that a nice thing for somebody to say about you? extraordinary career as a legendary newsman. he signs off. his close friend and the "60 minutes colleague" steve kroft -- hi, steve kroft -- here. we'll look at memorable moments from safer's decades of reporting. the first and only pulitzer prize-winning food critic. how jonathan gold uncovers some of the best restaurants you may never have heard of. now it's time to show the headlines from around the globe. britain's "telegraph" reports on fallout from the story we brought you on queen elizabeth making candid remarks on camera.
she was talking to a police officer in charge of security for the chinese president's state visit to london last year. critics blasted the bbc for broadcasting the conversation saying the queen should be able to speak privately. officials from china and the u.k. perceived the visit as highly successful. "the guardian" reports on a climber breaking the british record for reaching the peak of mt. everest. 42-year-old kenton cool summited
mt. everest. it was his 12th time reaching the top. he was joined by another climber and sherpas. a mexican summited ten minutes later. they're the first to reach the peak in years after deadly accidents on mt. everest. morely safer is one of the great reporters in cbs news history. he's retiring after 46 years, 919 stories, and countless unforgettable moments. long-time friend and colleague steve kroft shows hue morely brought his -- how morely brought his artist's eye to every "60 minutes" piece. here's a preview. there's something i want to show -- >> reporter: it's worth noting how many of morely's best interviews were with women. >> this is my high school yearbook picture. god. >> reporter: he found them more open and conversational than
men. meryl streep -- >> she was fascinated by the classics. >> i loved carole lombard and kate hepburn and barbara dave -- bette davis and barbara stanwyck. i liked girls with moxie. >> reporter: do you feel like a ledge ♪ >> i don't think so. you feel like a bore. >> reporter: he interviewed katharine hepburn 32 years earlier. talk about moxie. >> if you hadn't of been an actress, what would you have been? >> i never thought. i would haver to ter to -- woul have tormented eight men -- tormented a man and had eight children, i think. >> she was a granite woman in her opinions, her character. >> reporter: there was anna win tour, editor of "vogue" magazine. the fashion arbiter with a reputation as fearsome as hepburn's. >> your unauthorized biography reads, "she's a perfectionist.
the inside look of the bitch eat bidch world of fashion." action ready -- >> perfectionist? >> let's try bitch first. >> you want me to whoop it out for you? >> whoop it out for me. >> reporter: dolly parton and morely got along famously to say the least. >> could you? >> of course. >> reporter: helen mirren is a funny, funny woman. >> reporter: a veteran of movie nude scenes, mirren suggested to morely let's get naked. >> you should try it. >> no -- >> yes, i think we should do this interview both of us in the nude. you'd love it. go on? what the hell? >> reporter: their encounter had a hollywood ending. >> we both looked over and saw this ridiculously beautiful sunset. and just instinctively held hands and walked into the sunset. >> boy. >> wow. >> remember so many of those.
>> yes. >> and steve kroft, good friend to morely safer, is here. let me start with this, morely's sense of curiosity, adventure, and writing made for exceptional work done by remarkable man. you know a good reporter when you see one. what was unique about morely? what is unique about morely? >> morely. what makes a morely safer story? morely safer. he was very much the person off screen that he is on screen. i think one of the things that made him -- he's self-confident. one of the most self-confident, self-assured people -- >> he must have great in mike's presence. >> he -- because he was so self-confident, he didn't try to come one any of them. no affectations. he was just himself. >> loved being a reporter. >> a wonderful person, a real
gentleman. >> what i think is great is that we can have accolades -- hopefully you're at home and watching what people are saying about you while you're still with us. i loved that he got tough people, jackie gleason, katharine hepburn, anna win tour, she's a tough kooky. he was considered tough, too. >> charm. >> charm always works. >> yes. i think it's the one word i would use to describe most the stories, they were all charming. he had a way with words, and a sensibility where he was -- his pieces always had a little glitter. he never stabbed anybody in the chest during an interview. he would tweak them for the most part. he handled himself incredibly well. and i think that was the key. >> does he like being on tv? >> he loved being on tv.
there's one quote -- >> like a machine -- >> i thought i was going to refer to pictures of him walking on the beach and typing on the boat. yes. he loved the job. he wouldn't have done it such a long time if he didn't love it. >> look at where he worked, first in vietnam, then asia, then london as bureau chief, then to "60 minutes." we all remember the vietnam war story. the story of why did they burn the village in order to see -- >> yeah. a great story. it created quite a stir at the time. there were people in the white house -- they wanted to get him fired. >> including lyndon johnson. >> yes, and especially bill moyers, the press secretary at the time. >> it was interesting what he picked as one of his most important stories. 1983, a wrongfully accused black
man, lionel jeter, being freed from prison. >> there was no physical evidence of jeter's guilt. no gun, no cash. no license plate taken down at the scene of a crime. is that the man who held up kentucky fried chicken? >> no. >> was that the man who held up the kentucky fried chicken? >> no, sir. >> we broadcast our story which was a clear miscarriage of justice. within days, he was out of jail. just about the most gratifying story that a reporter could do. to make that kind of difference and to save a life is pretty hot stuff. >> he had a lot of stories. how hard it was to put it together in an hour? >> well, that story fell to david westing and loren browning. they started with 200 hours of material and got it down to 35
hours. they kept taking, taking. it takes an hour. people say, what's your favorite morely story. i say, it would take an hour to name all of them. they gave us an hour. >> thank you. we can't wait. >> yeah. >> "60 minutes: morely safer's life" airlines sunday at 8:00, 7:00 central on cbs. ahead, a taste for culinary surprises in one of the most diverse cities. >> reporter: i'm lee cowan eating my fourth lunch of the day with "los angeles times" food critic jonathan gold. you get to do this almost every day for your job. find out why coming up on "cbs this morning." this is a lot of food.,, thank you.
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suppose you get the reservation, and plus suppose you come down to the restaurant and we order. what do you think you might order? >> i'd like to have the duck. >> you can't have the duck. >> you can't have the duck. >> why? >> with a financial statement like this, you think you can have the duck? >> in the classic comedy "l.a. story." steve martin pokes fun at the city's snobby restaurant reputation. in reality, los angeles is a
wildly diverse treasure trove filled with unique ethnic delicacies. for 30 years, "l.a. times" critic jonathan gold has drawn the definitive map to that treasure with his restaurant reviews. sunday morning correspondent lee cowan talks with the pulitzer prize winner. they toured what a new documentary calls the city of gold. >> reporter: as you can see, one eats well on pico. jonathan gold looks the way you'd expect a food creditic to look. >> isn't that beautiful? >> reporter: happily plump at home with a knife and fork. have you heifer to diet? >> i've had to be on a diet. it's not like i've done it. >> reporter: his passion for food, in this case a bloody clam is infectious. >> mm. >> reporter: if you follow him on his restaurant rounds like we did -- >> the pork potatoes, too? >> reporter: you'll find yourself eating just about anything. this is pure goodness. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: that's get to stew.
>> reporter: that is good. it's interesting every day? you still get surprised as long as you've been doing this. >> i still get surprised, and i will continue to get surprised. >> reporter: his reviews are like nothing you've read. he once compared the loose contents of a taco to beyonce spilling out of a jumpsuit. he grew up in south los angeles and sees the city's food as its connective tissue. the spiritual fabric on which he draws for his readers the cultural map of his hometown. >> i try to give people the tools to look at their entire city the way that i do. >> reporter: gold celebrates the food that few others do. a fact that most are apt to find at a food truck or industrial map. this was the kind of neighborhood you loved, though, right? >> yeah. doesn't everyone? >> reporter: it's regional cuisine. more gritty, more authentic. and he says, far more interesting to write about. he should know. he's the only food critic to
ever win a pulitzer prize. and he's currently starring in his own documentary, "city of gold." >> how you doing? >> reporter: the film documents how his arrival in some restaurants can strike fear in the hearts of chefs. >> boom, he's here. >> reporter: although he's rarely mean, if he doesn't like the food, he generally just doesn't write about it. >> that's probably the best dim sum in town. >> reporter: when he's not eating, he's criss-crossing the vast gastronomic territory in his green pickup truck. he decided to beat the traffic and joined him on an l.a. metro bus instead. >> there's a great kabob shop there. that's one of the best places in town to buy middle eastern, especially iranian. >> reporter: it was years ago on a bus like this where gold's food fascination took a turn. he was fresh out of ucla when he decided to see if he could eat
at every restaurant along this road, pico boulevard. everybody's got to have a hobby, right? pico is a ribbon of concrete that runs straight through a vast array of l.a.'s ethnic pockets. here he could experience the world one bus stop and one dish at a time. >> you drive down the streets, and you see neighborhoods that look monolithic. when you start observing them on the block by block or business by business level, it turns out to be much more of the intricate mosa mosaic. >> reporter: this is an example of why you didn't need to go anywhere elsing to previously a food critic because you could get so much on this strip. >> beak so l.a.'s back porch -- pico is l.a.'s back porch. >> reporter: one of those restaurant is this guatemalan seafood place. a good word from gold can put an unknown hideaway like this on the culinary map overnight. >> wonderful. for everybody. >> reporter: do you think about the power you have to make or break a restaurant?
>> i try not to think before. i get to make people who do their job superbly well a little more prosperous. that's a nice thing. >> reporter: jonathan gold is as much food critic as anthropologist, on a quest to search out the noodfoods that de him. >> i can't think of anything more enjoyable than checking out a new restaurant in a new part of town for the first time and seeing what's going on. >> reporter: whether you're getting paid or not. >> i probably would. don't tell me boss. cheers. >> reporter: that secret may already be out. for "cbs this morning," i'm lee cowan in jonathan gold's los angeles. >> ah. i like that. >> love to hang out with him. what a great job. make people happy all day. >> yeah. a lottery winner hits the million-dollar jackpot again. next, how the story is about devotion, not just the dollars. and look at some of the special cameras that we have in studio 57. they are called vogue 180-degree
congratulations again to bruce! >> bruce, a new york construction worker is a lottery millionaire again after hitting the jackpot for the second time in four years. it was bittersweet. he used most of it to pay for his late wife's medical bills from cancer. he believes it was a gift from her this time. >> had to do the right thing with all the money the first time. now he got to enjoy it the second time. >> that's nice. he plans to share the winnings with his three children and
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are calling on their city council to install cameras g highway- four. the recent ph pregnant good morning. it's 8:55. pittsburg police are calling on city council to install cameras on 4. the push is after a pregnant mother of four was shot yesterday by the railroad avenue exit on highway 4. marine biologists are worried about how many humpback whales have been spotted in the san francisco bay. they say that the whales usually feed farther away from the shore and could be injured bypassing boats. today thousands around the bay area are putting on some spandex and fastening their helmets because it's "bike to work" day. 400 energizer stations across 9 counties are offering free food and drinks to bicycl riders.
>> kenny is sitting there and under the news desk he has spandex on! [ laughter ] >> overcast skies out the door this morning. this is the scene at valley christian elementary school the cars like up dropping the kids off for school under gray skies right now in the tri-valley. 54 degrees. 53 san francisco. san rafael cool in the upper 40s. we'll see clearing back to the coast today partial clearing at least. 62 in pacifica. full forecast around the bay and peninsula into the mid- to high 70s and climbing all the way up to 85 degrees to the east at discovery bay and the north clearlake. looks like we cool down 9 degrees inland friday under partly cloudy skies. remaining partly cloudy over the weekend and cooler rebounding with sunny skies next week. a look at your morning commute with gianna up next.
good morning. westbound eastshore freeway busy an earlier car fire at ashby is out of lanes but the damage is done, you have 8 miles per hour as you squeeze through the area. it is a slow ride towards the bay bridge. you are stacked up with the metering lights on. drive times now 43 minutes carquinez bridge to the maze. looks like it's business as usual along the nimitz freeway near the coliseum. slow-and-go conditions northbound 238 to the maze. northbound 280 connector to north 880 and south 17 only one lane open on the connector open as they clear this big rig accident and drive times out of the south bay still in the red so give yourself a few extra minutes. wreck southbound 280 at millbrae.
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