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>> bye! >> we'll be back at 7:26 with your next local update. happy friday. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com in the west. friday, july 1, 2016. welcome to cbs this morning. loretta lynch facing new pressure to step aside of the hillary clinton e-mails. today, she will announce she is taking a reduced roll in the case. federal safety regulators investigating the first reported death associated with a self-driving car. what it could mean for tella and technology. algae in parts of florida, state and federal governments which is to blame. we'll take you to one of those beaches. we begin with today's eye-opener. your world in 90 seconds. you don't take a meeting
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with a spouse of somebody who is the subject of an investigation by your department. >> the attorney general's meeting with bill clinton ignites a firestorm. >> bill clinton is not some bum kin, like, oh, there is her plane. >> it is wrong and improper, and she needs the attorney to now recuse herself from overseeing this investigation. >> and i am just, i'm flagger gasted by it. it is amazing. i've avenue never seen anything like it. >> the death toll following tuesday's attack on istanbul's airport has climbed to 44. heightened security as millions travel for the 4th of july holiday. an 8-year-old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning in a cruise ship swimming pool. a milestone for the lgbt community. pentagon lifting the pan on transgender people serving in the armed forces. >> effective immediately, they may serve openly. >> the storm swamping las vegas,
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dropping two inches of rained and hail. the homeless man goes on a ram ba rampage. all that -- >> victor, giving the umpire a piece of his mind. >> what are you doing? >> times square getting quite a show, encountering a naked man. >> not a make knaked man. >> lip syncing along to beyonce, and sag something she may have to apologize for, on "cbs this morning." >> if you're thinking about going on vacation, you may think about going to china, because they've got disney world now. they don't translate well into chinese, so they had to make changes, like renaming dumbo, little flying elephant, remaining frozen, enchanted desny of snow, and of course,
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mickey mouse is now chairman mouse. this morning's eye-opener presented by toyota, let's go places. welcome to "cbs this mornin morning". loretta lynch has decided not to make the final decisions in the investigation of hillary clinton's e-mail server. that news, confirmed this morning follows lynch's controversial private meeting with former president, bill clinton d clinton. >> a justice department official says she'll announce today she'll accept the recommendations on whether or not to file charges. lynch says she and the former president did not discuss the fbi discussion into the private e-mail, while she was secretary of state. nancy cordes is in washington where they want lynch to step aside from the case. what does this mean? >> here is what is significant about her decision. as attorney general, lynch doesn't have to accept the advice of her prosecutors. she typically has the latitude
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to go her own way. but she is now saying she will essentially go along with whatever they recommend, even if she insists she didn't do anything inappropriate. >> is was arriving, he was leaving. he came on to say hello. there is not much more it than that. >> for the third straight day, attorney general insisting she did not discuss anything sensitive with the former president when they met for about a half an hour at a phoenix airport. but that did not quiet the critics. >> this gets worst and worst for her. this is icing on the cake. >> texas senator, john cornyn and other republican leaders called on lynch to immediately recuse herself. and appoint a special counsel in the case to avoid even the appearance of corruption. donald trump called the meeting shocking. >> i actually thought they were joking. i thought the people that told me, you know, said no way. no way that's going to happen. i am just, i'm flabbergasted by it is.
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its amazing. >> democratic leaders rushing to lynch's defense. >> all i can say is loretta lynch is one of the most outstanding human beings i've ever known. >> lynch and clinton have known each other for decades. he nominated her to be u.s. attorney in new york in 1999. which is why some republicans have long argued she cannot be impartial as the final arbiter in the investigation into hillary clinton's use of a private server as secretary of state. president obama ignored a question about the wisdom of the meeting on thursday. his white house press secretary danced around it too. >> the question you're raise something what potential impact does the optic have on the investigation and again, i'm just -- i'm not going talk about it. >> but other democrats were not as circumspect. even if it was a social visit, the attorney general is speaking at the aspen ideas in colorado,
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and we suspect she'll have more to say. >> i'm sure she will. thank you, nancy. donald trump facing a popularity test this morning. he'll speak to thousands of conservatives at the western conservative summit in denver. trump launchost the caucuses th months ago and now returns as the presumptive nominee, trying to unite the party. major garrett is at the convention center in denver, where donald trump will speak in a few hours. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. let's simplify things. what does donald trump want. party unity. when does he want it. now. no better way to test it in denver, where the largest gathering of conservative activists will show up, just three weeks before the republican convention. there will be support and hostile advises here. on the friendly size, sarah palin will be on trump's behalf, as will duck dynasty, phil
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robertson, who occasionally sho shows up at trump's victory rallies. for the vice-presidential running mate process, cbs news has learned, trump has reduced it down to five, on that list, new jersey governor chris christie, former house speaker newt gingrich and paul manafort, the man running the entire process. trump will announce it the thursday or friday before the convention in cleveland. it will be at that convention where trump will have to unify the party and an acid test here to see if he can bring conservatives who are not altogether on board with trump into the process, and that will be his test here. >> thanks, major. it will be interesting to see. face the nation and political director, john dickerson is in aspen, colorado. that's where he has been moderating discussions at the aspen ideas festival, and having an overall good time.
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>> good morning, charlie. >> we saw you talking to mitt romney and others, but let us begin with the democrats. how much damage is done here? and two, can she recover the whole controversy about this by simply saying i will not make the final decision? >> well, the damage here is in the short-term. this puts a bright light on a bad story for hillary clinton. and that story is bad, because the inspector general and the state department said she didn't operate within the spirit and letter of the law. recent ap reporting has shown both that the reasons hillary clinton has given for her e-mail server aren't exactly in reality what she has said. they've shown there was an email sent worrying about this private server she set up, which was an extraordinary system that was deleted and not turned over. and also, the problem, so the general problem for her is puts light on a story big distance between what she has said and what we've come to know. the long-term problem is that
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this shines a problem, shines a light on her big problem, the trust instinct. voters will make a determination about which candidate will do the right thing when no one is looking. what the e-mail story shows is that she didn't bend over backwards to operate within the lines, and this meeting bill clinton had echoes that, which is that he decided to have a meeting that at the very least, looks very bad. this recusal is helpful for the moment, but not going away. >> john, it sort of, she is not removing herself from the case, the attorney general is not removing herself from the case. she says she will accept the recommendations of the career prosecutors. why not just do away, once again, with the appearance of any conflict and say i'm recusing myself? >> well, it is a good question. and whether that really matters in the end, i mean, if the fbi decides to go forward with some kind of action against hillary clinton, then it won't really matter. but in the end, if the findings
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are not harmful to hillary clinton, there will always be this question that will be raised. >> i would assume that perhaps there is a fear that they would, if she removed herself, they might want to appoint a special counsel and that's not what they want. >> that might be so. >> john, it is almost being treated like a house of cards scene. if it was so secretive, they wouldn't have done it in a public place and could we take them at their words, grand kids, husband, could that possibly be true? >> it might be true, but why have the meeting at all. she is investigating his wife. and she is in the middle of a political campaign. the question from voters is, what will the instinct be by the clinton family when things like this come up if she is president. and a lot of her critics talk about the drama of the clintons. this is not a compulsory meeting. it was totally oh optional, why have it at all. >> the question about bill clinton, his judgment and the role he'll play in the campaign.
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>> well, he is an ex-president, and voters will keep that in mind, which of the two candidates will have a sense of drama around them that might get in the way of their ability to govern the country. and they'll have to add bill clinton into the mix as voters make the determination between the two candidates. >> john, have fun in aspen. thank you for joining us. >> thanks, charlie. lindsey graham will be john's guest on "face the nation." and presidents, general mick arthur, sunday on cps. connected to the deadly istanbul attack, investigators learning more about the background of the three terrorists thought to be scene in this camera image. the death toll and gun assaults at the airport has risen to 44. holly williams is outside the apartment where police think the men had been staying. holly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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this apartment building is where the suicide bombers are believed to have lived in the weeks before the attack. we've been speaking with one local resident in this working class neighborhood, who told us he noticed something suspicious. new security camera video shows terror in the departures area, as one of the armed attackers went looking for victims. one of the suicide bombers is thought to have been a russian citizen from the north caucasus region. the two others from kyrgyzstan and uzebkistan. it is estimated several thousands fighters from russia and former soviet republicans have joined isis. the neighborhood where the attackers apparently hold up is popular with people traveling to and from syria. irdel is the local plumber, and told us when one of the men asked him to fix a leaking tap just a few days ago, he noticed a strange odor in the apartment.
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i asked the man what it was. he told us, but he just waived me away. explosives experts believe it might have been a chemical precursor, used in the suicide vests. the bombs reportedly used at cocktail of substances, raising questions about how the attackers got hold of it. turkish media and a u.s. officials say this man was the organizer of the massacre. akhmed chatayev, from chechnya. and joining isis in syria. it now seems that some of those foreign fighters may have targeted turkey and its biggest airport. gayle. >> thank you, holly williams reporting from istanbul. an 8-year-old by is in critical condition this morning after being found unresponsive in a pool on one of the world's
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largest cruise ships. royal caribbean was heading to port in new jersey for the emergency. don shows us what efforts were made. >> the cruise liner was only a few miles into the trip when the child was found in one of the four pools. but it was the ship's proximity to shore and the rapid access to emergency crews that gave the boy a chance at survival. new york city rescue crews quickly unloaded the 8-year-old from a helicopter and into the back of a waiting a.mbulance which then rushed him to a hospital. the boy from hawamaryland was f anthem of the seas. according to officials, he was without oxygen for about 18 minutes. this video shot on board the ship shows new york fire and police boats swarming the anthem
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of the seas along with the coast guard. >> very quickly, they got him to the second deck where the medical office is. >> 54-year-old mike rich see was a passenger on the ship. >> four police boats and two fire boats, a couple of helicopters all came out with various medical crews to take the kid. they airlifted him offer the ship. >> anthem of the seas, one of the largest on the planet is no stranger to mishaps. in february, it ran into a storm on its way to florida, battling 30 foot swells and high winds, that left passengers shaken and the ship damaged. and only weeks later, anthem of the seas was forced to cut a trip short after an outbreak of noro virus. >> they confirmed it does not employ any lifeguards on the ships.
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1,500 employees, no lifeguards. but it does provide children's life jackets at the pool. charlie. >> john, thanks. >> i don't know why you can't have a lifeguard. i mean, it's just -- >> especially in that setting, with that many children. >> it seems fundamental. >> it does. investigating the first deadly crash involving the first auto car. tesla model when he was killed in a florida highway collision. brown posted this video to youtube last year, showing the car's ability to avoid an accident. the death raises big questions, not just about tesla auto pilot, kris van cleave shows us the new phoning us for self-driving technology. necessary washington. chris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. tesla is acknowledging the government investigation into this fatal crash. now, the investigators from the national highway traffic administration is going to look at the sedan as well as the auto pilot feature, the performance
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and development of that program. >> what am i going to d with my hands down here. >> reporter: joshua brown was enthusiastic about his sedan as seen in a series of videos posted to his youtube page. >> get to your destination slower, but you don't have to worry about it. just let it go. >> reporter: but in may, the it col collided with a truck on a florida highway. the truck, pulling a semi trailer, made a left turn in front of the model s, the roof struck the under side of the trailer and passed underneath it. didn't stop until it passed through two fences and hit a pole. in a statement, tesla confirms the car's auto pilot was activated and says neither auto pilot noticed the whiteside of the tractor trailer against a brightly lit sky, so the brake was not applied. >> if the system cannot see, it is going to think it has a clear path. that's where the human comes in
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to be a second check for the computer and just sort of hit the brakes accordingly. >> reporter: tesla's ceo demonstrated auto pilot for carter evans two years ago. >> it will change lanes for me and then breake. >> reporter: since 2014, california has been keeping track of accidents. it has counted 15, but none fatal. florida accident marks the first known fatality in more than 130 million miles in driving the model s in auto pilot mode. >> consumers need to be reassured it is a safe technology and if that involves more testing from tesla, these something they need to look at in order for people to feel more comfortable with it zrchlts the auto pilot feature is not truly autonomous driving car feature. drivers are required to keep their hands on the wheel and be prepared to take over at any time. the investigation is preliminary, and will likely take several months at the very
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least. the police investigation into that fatal crash is still ongoing. norah. >> more to find out. thanks for that great reporting. a powerful thunderstorm in the las vegas valley last night. >> i've never seen a hailstorm like this. >> there were hail stones the size of golf balls, parked cars, leaving areas blanketed in ice. leaving drivers stranded. eight people were rescued. at least two were hospitalized. wind gusts topping 60 miles an hour, bringing down trees and power lines. convicted murderer featured in "serial", ahead why a judge ordered a,,
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ahead, a polti ahead a pollution scandal for all the world to see. >> i'm ben tracy in rio, diving
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navy crews captured, and sailors being disciplined. your local news today's the beginning of the fourth of july weekend. in california... we're setting records: an estimated 4-poi million people are expectedo travel for t good morning. it's 6:26. aim anne makovec. today is the beginning of the 4th of july holiday weekend. here in california we are setting records. estimated 4.9 million people are expected to travel for the holiday. the highest number since 2002. nearly 4 million by car. a new law regarding vaccines takes effect today in california requiring all children who attend private or public schools to be fully vaccinated except for those with a medical note from a doctor but this takes away the personal beliefs exemption. coming up in the next half-hour of morning morning growing concerns about polluted waterways in brazil ahead of the summer's olympics. traffic and weather coming up next. ,,,,,,
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good morning from the traffic center. on the eastshore freeway, westbound an accident blocking a lane. slow approaching the scene. past there, though, no delays at the bay bridge no metering lights traffic quiet with no troubles getting into san francisco this morning. 880 looks good both directions still light northbound headed towards the maze. and a new wreck northbound 101 at university. blocking one lane traffic slow from 237. >> just love your little jingle makes me want to dance. ♪[ music ] >> rise and shine stepping out this is what will greed you for this first day of the month of july. looks like "june gloom" at the coast with areas of low clouds and fog. temperatures in the 50s and 60s, clear in livermore at 61. sunshine in san jose at 58 degrees going up to 85 which is spot on for this time of the year. partial coastal clearing but the ample sunshine around the bay peninsula and inland areas down from 98 yesterday in livermore to 93 today.
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♪ > . there you see him right in the mid dilldle, prime minister cross over. >> much more to the handshake. we got the raw footage. take a look. >> the three big neighbors here and justin trudeau, putting himself in the middle as host, kind of couldn't figure out which direction to go in first, whose hands to let go of, because he was trying to embrace everyone all at once. >> president obama was the -- >> that did fall and you the awkward category. >> very funny. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, the story of convicted murder adnan
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sigh yet, accuse have had killing his ex-girlfriend and the judge deciding his trial wasn't fair. ben tracy in bras sizil and bad the water is. time to show you the headlines. new york times reports on the series of blunders that led to the capture of ten american sailors by iran. the crews of two patrol boats held overnight in january, after they drifted into iranian waters. the navy says their leadership an training was poor. nine officers enlisted sailors will be disciplined. >> the denver post reports on a theater chain seeking money from victims of the a auraro theater shootings. they want nearly $700,000 in legal fees from several shooting victims. they unsuccessfully sued the
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company over alleged lack of security. they're considering an appeal. the ledger reports blocked a mississippi law services to same sex couples. the ruling came before the law was to take effect today. demonstrators have protested since april. it would have let merchants when refusing to serve same sex couples and member of the lgbt community. states attorneys are expected to appeal. "wall street journal's" report on hershey refusing a takeover bid. a $23 billion offer for hershey. making oreo cookies. they provided no basis for further discussion. >> oh, fudge. >> oh, goodness. >> i like the peanut butter cookies, and the kisses. >> it just leaves me with oreos.
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gas prices, 13 year low, adding into the july 4th holiday weekend. the average is $2.28, and that's 48 cents cheaper. 48 million americans will be traveling over the long weekend, 46 million will drive, while more than 3 million will fly. a new trial for the man who received worldwide attention on the podcast "serial." adnan syed was accused of killing his ex-girlfriend. they called the defense attorney infective. what are the next stepping, juliana. >> good morning. he served a life sentence, people around the world listened to his story. the podcast was downloaded 100 million times, and sparked questions about whether he was tried fairly. now, a judge has opened the door to potential answers.
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after serving 16 years in prison, adnan syed is getting a channels at freedom. >> we've been waiting 20 years for justice. it is kind of hard to believe that, you know, it is finally here. i had a feeling we would win. to me, all the support we had from people. >> reporter: that support was generated by the millions who downloaded the serial podcast. the series cast doubt over whether syed received a fair trial when he was convicted in 2000 of killing his former girlfriend. he has long maintained his innocence. >> no one has been able to provide any evidence. anything but friendship, love and respect for her. that's it, man. that's the only thing i can say. i had no reason to kill her. >> a maryland judge overturned the case, saying the defense attorney provided infective assistance by failing to cross-examine an expert witness on the reliability of cell tower
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location evidence, that put syed at the scene of the crime. >> we're going to keep fighting until he is out of jail. we have made a lot of progress but still not there. >> the family of lee has not, saying in a february statement, it remains hard to see so many run to defend someone who committed a horrible crime, who destroyed our family, who refuses to accept responsibility. when so few are willing to speak up for hae. one of the driving forces behind the serial podcast. >> the media says he is not convicted any more. it's amazing. >> syed family friend, chaudry, wrote a book. >> i heard more hope from his voice than i have in a long time. we're preparing for the rest of the battle. >> a statement from the attorney general, against the new trial, said the office will continue to
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fight for what they believe is a valid conviction. they have 30 days to file an appeal, and in the meantime, syed's attorney is looking at whether they can get him released on bail. >> it is such an interesting story. if you haven't listened to the podcast. i want to listen to it, there was so much buzz. i listened to one and i was hooked. this is so good, the way she talks. i don't know if you're familiar with her work, but her voice is so soothing. i could picture everything she was saying. you listen to it, i went back and forth. i now think he didn't, based on the podcast. but your family goes out to the a hailey family too. >> it shows you the power of ju journalism. >> thank you, juliana. owners of honda and acrura models, don't drive until they're replaced. 300,000 vehicles have up to 50%
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his helmet. he jumped out of a plane and on the way down, he lost his main parachute and began a free fall. it worked and helped him land safely, right on top. inside the stadium. always good to have a back up plan. >> imagine what that's like, though, the parachute, you're trying to make it work, as you're falling. >> no. >> he had been falling for a while and he said his muscle memory kicked in. i could do this. he is okay. they're going to wear the antimicrobyial suits, rowing in the many waterways that brazil promised to clean up before the games. ben casey traveled there and that's a promise they failed to
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keep. >> reporter: rio de janeiro, one of the most picturesque places on the planet, but not ready for its close-up. >> because this is a toilet zrchlts mar. >> reporter: mario marscelli is a biologist. the water is contaminated. the sewage, the trash, the rivers are dead. >> reporter: he told us we had to see it from the air to really understand how bad it is. this water is black. >> the rivers are dead buy sewage. >> they're dead, killed by sewage? >> yes, this is the reality. >> reporter: this is one of the poor areas, and all of the sewage from all of the homes, washes right into the river and into the ocean. it smells horrible, even from up here. >> reporter: the sailors will launch their boats and we saw a
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giant plume of sewage, turning the water in front of the beach, brown. >> olympic bay, this is the same. >> reporter: in the bay, where the races will be held, there was trash covering the surface of the water. >> reporter: it is shocking how much trash that is. it looks worst up close. a floating hazard for olympic sailors, such as this one from chi chile. >> are you worried about this in your mouth. >> yes, we try to swim with our mouth closed, but it is really hard. we get it in our mouth and our bodies. >> they found disease causing viruses in the waters measuring up to 1.7 million times what would be considered hazardous on a beach in the u.s. nearly 1,400 olympians will compete in water events, and they have a 99% chance of infection if they ingest just
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three teaspoons of water. dozens have gotten sick, where the pollution is the worst. >> there are times when raw saw wage comes through here. >> yeah. >> and then right over here, is where the sailors will be. >> right. >> reporter: david zee is an oce oceanegrapher. they built just one, nearly half the sewage pouring into the bay is still untreated. >> this is raw sewage, as if somebody flushed their toilet right into the bay. >> yeah. >> reporter: so if you had to grade the job that the government has done cleaning up the water, what grade would you give them? >> d. >> reporter: d? >> d. >> reporter: they haven't done a very good job. >> it is easy to criticize. >> he works for the environmental department. why has rio has not done what it promised to do?
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>> well, interesting question. the problem is the sewage systems. because it is not easy. it is very expensive. and for olympic games, there are no problems with the surface of the bay, and the place where the games will be. >> this is an international scandal. i don't understand. i don't understand. >> reporter: for mario, this isn't just about the olympics. does it feel leak a wasted opportunity? >> yes. we lost it. simple. we had seven years, and our authorities didn't do almost anything. >> reporter: and rio missed a chance to reclaim some of this paradise lost. for "cbs this morning," ben tracy, rio de janeiro. >> i agree, lost opportunity, scandal. >> mario put it in perspective. it is a dirty toilet. you don't want to swim in a clean toilet, much less sewage.
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rosa. the 23-year- old is accused of walking into a dk movie theater and stabbing a stranger on tuesday. police also calling him a person of i'm kenny choi. delonte hart goes to cortaid after being accused of stabbing a stranger in a movie theater on tuesday. he goes to court today. he is a person of interest in a different stabbing. minimum wage hike in three bay area cities this morning thanks to prop j. >> we have a report on how canadians are helping resettle syrian refugees on "cbs this morning." traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
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good morning. happy friday. let's jump to the roads now. we have an accident clearing northbound 880 right at 98th. it's over to the shoulder. slow now on the nimitz freeway coming way from 238 this morning also slow westbound 580 as you work your way through oakland. we are going to get a live look at 880 past the coliseum and it's sluggish extra volume most of the delays around the accident. no problems at the bridge out of oakland into san francisco. no metering lights at all yet roberta. >> wow! that is "friday light." good morning, everybody. this is our scene looking out from our kpix 5 studios towards the transamerica pyramid. we have nothing but blue skies but we still do have that marine layer influence along the coast. san jose 61 with clear skies. 58 clear santa rosa. partial coastal clearing today so we'll keep the coast in the low 60s as far as the beaches are concerned. 70 in oakland. 80s around the peninsula. 90s inland.
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good morning to our viewers in the west. can you believe that it's friday july 1, 2016, already? it's true. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead including new fallout after the attorney general's airport meeting with bill clinton. we'll talk with cbs news justice reporter paula reed about why loretta lynch will not file any charges in the e-mail probe. but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. >> at attorney general lynch doesn't have to accept the advise of her prosecutor. she has the latitude to go her own way. >> could be taken we're talking about our grand kids and he's asking me about my husband. could that possibly be true? >> it might be true, but why have the meeting at all?
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she's investigating his wife. and she's in the middle of a political campaign. >> what does donald trump want? party unity. when does he want it? now. what better way to test that proposition than here in denver. >> been accused of not doing enough to stop foreign fighters from passing through its territory and joining isis in syria. >> it was the ship's proximity to shore and the rapid access to emergency crews that gave the boy a chance at survival. >> investigators are going to look at the tesla model s sedan as well as the auto pilot feature. they're going to look at the performance and development. >> when july 4th on a monday, remember last year two nfl players lost fingers setting off fireworks. they blew their fingers off, which is awful, but it's a good reminder if you're going to play with fireworks, play soccer. [ laughter ] i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. attorney general loretta lynch
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will not decide if charges will be filed over hillary clinton's private e-mail server. a justice department official confirmed career prosecutors will have the final say. that official says lynch made that decision before her impromptu meeting with bill clinton. >> she met the former president on her plane when the two crossed pathds in phoenix. she says there was no discussion of any cases. john goodwin of cbs news spoke to lynch about the optics of the meeting. >> you don't believe that gives off the appearance of any impropriety while your agency is investigating his wife? >> my agency's involved in a manner looking at state department policies and issues. it's being handled by career investigators and career agents who always follow the facts and the law. >> reporter paula reid covers the justice department for us. paula, good morning. >> good morning. >> so this is a change in attorney general lynch's role, but it does not mean she's stepping aside. so what does it mean? >> that's exactly right.
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she is not recusing or removing herself from the case. what she has said is she will take any recommendation that comes to her from the fbi investigators and career department of justice prosecutors who are working on this case. now, with most of these investigations the fbi looks at all the evidence, they talk to prosecutors and they make a recommendation to the attorney general who can go with that recommendation or decide to make lesser charges or more significant charges. so here she's giving up that role as the final decider and says she will take whatever recommendation comes her way. >> why didn't she simply recuse herself entirely? >> charlie, i think the reason she didn't want to step off this case is she didn't want to risk a political appointee coming in and then having power over the case. she could have also passed it along to her deputy attorney general sally yates. but loretta lynch does not appear to believe that there was anything improper about her meeting with former president clinton earlier this week. certainly there was an appearance of impropriety, but she says no cases were discussed. so in her mind she does not believe she needs to recuse
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herself. and this resolution creates a politically adventageuo decision. department of justice officials say this decision was made before the meeting on the tar c tarmac. but the fact this is only coming out now, gayle, this is an investigation there haven't been too many leaks. we don't get much information about what's going on behind closed door. again it's a resolution to what is becoming an increasingly controversial meeting. >> paula, thank you very much for joining us this morning. syrians fleeing that country's civil war are finding it hard to settle in europe or the united states. but canada is embracing them. this morning's "new york times" right there on the front page reads, refugees encounter a foreign word, welcome. reporter jodi kantor spoke to canadians who find syrians jobs and a why to navigate their new
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culture. also cbs news contributor, her article is one of the most e-mailed items on the times website today. good morning to you, jod jodi kantor. >> good morning. >> they see the syrians refugee, say no thanks, we don't want them here. what do you think opens canadians to this? >> canadians in some ways are placing the opposite bet on syrian refugees as a lot of the rest of the world. they're not only taking in syrian refugees, but they're saying come into our homes. we're ordinary citizens. we have no connection to the middle east, but we are going to volunteer our time and money and spend a year of our lives getting you settled. >> why do you think they're doing that? >> if you look at the article, it's at nytimes.com/refugees. what you will see is canada has a totally different attitude towards immigration and borders. we are at a time of closing, right? of protection, of fear all over the world. canada wants more population. they have not experienced a 9/11
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type event in their lifetime. so what readers are telling us about this article is that they're very moved by the spirit of kind of generosity and trust they see here because it feels different from what we see elsewhere in the world. >> it does feel different. after a debate in which many republican governors said no we will block any syrian refugees in our state, president obama said we'll take just 10,000 refugees. but so far we've only taken about half that amount. >> yes, and also to be fair we don't know what is going to happen with this canadian project, right? of course there's always the fear of terrorism. and not only that but this is a really odd coupled relationship. the people we covered are toronto residents, they're very much like citizens of new york or san francisco or chicago. they're taking in these families, the families we reported on are from small towns. they have first and second grade educations, only a few of them have what we would think of as -- >> jodi, the refugees are afraid who are coming here.
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>> these refugees are not used to being wanted or welcomed. they have been barely hanging on for years. and when they find out that a bunch of strangers are going to spend a year helping them, their attitude is who are you, i can't believe this, what's your ulterior motive? >> like what's the catch. >> yeah. and part of what is fascinating to me about the reporting is watching these two sides work out their relationship, right? i mean, these families eventually have to make money, but should the syrian women work? that is not something they would have done back home. are their husbands comfortable with them working? >> you capture the humanity, i think. that's what struck me about the article. i love reading it when you talked about individual stories. >> yeah, i did. it's humanity and also the culture. >> thank you so much. >> i love the photograph. extraordinary. >> what happened? a year of sponsorship, right? what happens when that year is up? >> that is part of the suspense. if you read the story, there are all these emotional moments about the bonds between these
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people. there's a birth story. and yet you say when the year is up does the financial relationship continue if the families are not self-sufficient, do they get more help? you know, and then in 20 or 30 years what is their relationship looking like. and also are these new families going to be okay in canada? do they have the skills, even the language skills. some of them are not literate in arabic, let alone english. do they have the skills to function well in toronto even after a year. >> all right. jodi kantor, thank you so much. >> thank you. >> but it starlts with a good idea. >> well, especially in the context of the worldwide refugee crisis. what i think we would say is this is an interesting area. and there are by the way discussions about bringing something like this to the united states. >> thank you, jodi. >> thank you. transgender people can now serve openly in the armed forces after an historic decision. defense secretary ash carter made the announcement yesterday.
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the move lifts one of the last bans facing service members. dr. jon lapook has been covering transgender issues and the effects on the military. jon, good morning. >> good morning, norah. the 2011 don't ask, don't tell all allowed gay, lesbian and bisexual service members in the military to serve openly. but the transgender ban continued because it was based on military medical regulations before the american psychiatric association declared in 2012 that being transgender implies no impairment in judgment, stability, reliability or general social or vocational capabilities. >> effective immediately transgender americans may serve openly. and they can no longer be discharged or otherwise separated from the military just for being transgender. >> defense secretary ash carter made the announcement after a yearlong study during which he met with transgender service members. >> they've deployed all over the world serving on aircraft,
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submarines, forward operating base u bases and right here in the pentagon. >> about 2 million, some 2,000 to 11,000 transgender people are estimated to be serving in the military. the change in moll si means transgender service members will be eligible for any necessary medical care including sex reassignment surgery approved by a doctor. something army reserve captain fox paid for with private insurance. >> a lot of people will be able to come out of the closet and get out and say this is who i am and be able to serve openly without fear of discrimination or discharge. >> that fear became very real for naval petty officer landon wilson in 2013. >> command sergeant major in afghanistan who pulled me to his office and he said i need to know exactly what you are. >> wilson was honorably discharged from the military after being reviewed for a promotion. the then-23-year-old had been transitioning to male after enlisting as a female. we spoke with him last year. >> how we see ourselves and how
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we present ourselves to the world is much more important than what could be under our clothes. gender is completely independent of your sex. >> so does that mean gender and sex are not the same? a lot of people are confused about that. >> it is confusing and it's not intuitively obvious. yes, your sense of gender, do you consider yourself a male or female? may not align with what the doctor told your parents when you were born. if it aligns, everything is fine in society, when it doesn't align, big problem. >> the military thinks they're going to help pay for transition surgery. >> that's right. yeah. what landon wilson told me yesterday, he's so happy about this but he said, look, our military commanders have to be responsible, they have to take a leadership role here. he's still a little concern eed there may be individual discrimination that goes on. >> thank you, jon lapook. this holiday weekend "time" magazine looks at 240 reasons to celebrate america right now. i'd like to point out reason number 38. you might recognize some of these. ahead, learn how bread is better
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♪ parts of florida this morning under a state of emergency. the cause is toxic algae. some people along the treasure coast blame water from florida's biggest lakes. the army corps of engineers plans to cut its flow by about 35%. omar villafranca shows us how the holiday weekend will be affected. he is at a beach in stewart, florida. >> reporter: good morning. usually the water here is clear and blue at bathtub beach but has a greenish tint and this is what it looks like up close. you can see the green
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-- he blamed water released from lake okeechobee, the largest freshwater body in the state. the lake has high levels of phosphorous and nitrogen from fertilizer, animal feed and human waste, nutrients that algae thrive on. okeechobee also has a deadly history of flooding and is kept in check by an aging earthen dike. to reduce pressure on the levee, the army corps of engineers must drain some of the lake water into the st. lucie estuary. one of the areas now inundated
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by algae. >> cutting backflows might allow some salt water to come in and maybe flush things out just a little bit. >> some experts say the outbreak can also be traced to septic tanks and rainwater runoff along the florida coast. the algae occurs naturally, but in huge concentrations the tiny organisms are deadly to fish and other wildlife. this manatee was found choking on the blooms. >> it's pathetic. it really is to sit there and see an animal just being poisoned to death basically. >> signs now warn swimmers to stay away because the algae can cause stomach problems and skin irritation in humans. >> i don't want playing here right now. >> she's worried about her granddaughter. you don't let her near the water. >> no, i can't. >> how come? >> because i can't take that kind of risk. i just can't have her or any of my grandchildren out there. it's not happening. not taking them. >> usually at this time people are starting to show up to the beach and stake their claim with
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a beach towel. but as you can see behind me no one is really here because the algae is still in the water. and people aren't sure how long the algae will be in the water. it could be a few days or even a few weeks. norah. >> omar, that's kind of a bummer. >> i know. water you can swim in that looks like a toilet or swim in guacamole. nothing is very attractive this morning. >> might be a pool weekend. >> that's right. a new york cop's last-minute decision led to a massive payday. how the purchase of an extra lottery ticket turned into a jackpot. that's next here on "cbs this morning." question, are my teeth yellow? ...have you tried the tissue test? ugh, yellow... what do you use? crest whitestrips crest 3d whitestrips whiten... 25 times better than a leading whitening toothpaste i passed the tissue test.
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a new york city couple hit it big. check for $169 million. in january her husband bought the winning quick pick ticket with a dollar he had leftover from buying powerball tickets for his wife. they're taking the lump sum that's worth about $65 million. >> and i saw an interview with the commissioner saying he doesn't think he's going to be keeping his job. >> we get it. an early retirement. well deserved. >> it's interesting to see what they do. >> yeah. >> history of people coming into lots of money. >> a dollar gets you a lot, sometimes. >> a dollar and a draem, that's nice. ahead, see how one family took on some of the biggest fireworks displays in the country.
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it all started with a special cookbook, believe it or not. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. be seeing more green. minim wage is going up from twelve doll ur.. good morning. i'm anne makovec. today minimum wage workers in san francisco will be seeing more money. minimum wage going up from $12.25 an hour to $13 an hour starting today. you can expect some delays on bart tonight. trains will be single tracked between the south hayward and fremont stations starting at 8:30 and then service will stop tomorrow. bus bridges will run between stations. coming up next on "cbs this morning" cities all over the country will be lit up with fireworks for independence day but one family has been lighting up the skies for centuries. we'll meet them. but first, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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an easy commute for the most part "friday light" in fact. there's a live look at the bay bridge. if you are headed out of oakland from the toll plaza into san francisco, take you about 11 minutes. so an easy ride as you head into the city this morning. we are going to the south bay now. northbound guadalupe parkway sluggish but okay speeds for the most part. northbound 101 you will find some slow-and-go conditions
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heading towards 237. it will be sluggish along 101 as well from an earlier accident near mountain view but overall your drive times only about 13 minutes there. no delays right now on 280 itself. and if you are heading towards sfo 92 to the 80 split, 24 minutes. east bay traffic slow on the nimitz freeway. roberta? >> good morning, everybody. let's head from san francisco now to the south bay where we have blue skies. the only hint of stratus is around the immediate seashore right now. temperature-wise we have jumped to 61 right there in the santa clara valley. it is now 64 in livermore. 58 santa rosa. upper 50s at the peninsula. from the coast today in the low 60s, around the bay, mid-60s to 70 degrees. notice redwood city topping off at 79 to 83 in mountain view. good morning, vallejo. you will top off at 80. 10 degrees hotter in the concord, clayton and walnut creek area. 98 in cloverdale and clearlake. 93 today in livermore. we'll have seasonal conditions through the 4th of july. ,,,,,,,,
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center for disease control is putting american doctors on alert. >> new guidelines on mammograms suggest women should wait before their first screening. >> why would gretting screened less be a good thing. >> we know there's a genetic link. >> our dr. david agus met with vice president biden to talk about finding a cure for cancer. beautiful sunrise this morning over new york city as the holiday weekend kicks off. but while your day is just getting started, the baby gorillas have been hanging out halfway around the world. this is part of our facebook live stream from the gorilla
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sanctuary in africa's democratic republic of the congo. you can send the caretakers questions. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, ben franklin started a tradition that billionaire warren buffett and others continue to this very day. here's one way "time" magazine is exploring america, the amazing. "time" ben gold beberger is in toyota green room talking with dr. lapook. hope everything is okay, ben. he does colonoscopies, hope everything is okay. [ laughter ] ju >> ben's glad he came here. >> lighting up america for five generations, meet the immigrant
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family behind massive fireworks displays. see how they'll take monday's celebration into the future. but time to show you this morning's headlines. the chicago tribune reports that a husband and wife team will design the obama presidential center. the president honored todd williams and billie sien two years ago for architectural work. they designed the logan center. the design and site of the chicago library have not yet been chosen. >> i've ber viewed them and known them, they're just a great coup p. great choice. >> i love husband and wife. >> i thought that was a nice idea. and the dallas morning news reports actor matthew mcconaughey is going back to school to teach. this fall he'll return to his alma mater, university of texas at austin. he will teach a filmmaking class. 30 students got an inside look at mcconaughey's new movie called free state of jones. he's reportedly scheduled for at least one in-person visit to the
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class. with americans getting ready for the nation's 240th birthday this fourth of july, "time" magazine offers 240 reasons to celebrate america right now. from our national parks to summer music festivals and the best new england seafood, leading americans also share their favorite places, sites, sounds and tastes. that includes charlie who wrote the center of my universe is gayle and norah. no, no, he says the center of my universe is fifth avenue and central park. >> with gayle and norah. >> it's where i live, ten minutes from where i work and within walking distance of three of the greatest museums in the world plus lincoln center and carnegie hall. a true cross roads of the world. and for a boy who lived above country store in north carolina, wild-eyed and curious it is larger than any dream i had. >> barkly is the father. >> ben. ben goldberger is "time"
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magazine's nation editor. good morning. >> welcome to the conversation, ben. >> yeah. >> this is terrific. how did this idea for this come about? >> "time" has a really rich history of doing special fourth of july issues. >> wait, ben, before you go, it was his idea. >> no -- >> but it was his idea. >> so for the bicentennial we did an incredible special package about how immigration was reshaping the nation. and we wanted to honor that rich legacy while doing something right for this moment. and at a time when all of us have been consumed by what is certainly one of the most divisive campaigns in modern history, maybe ever, it's in the running. indeed. >> i love it says right here 99% politics free issue. say, thank you, i'll pick that up. i need a break from the campaign. >> this is a chance to focus on things that bring us together rather than tear us apart. >> beautifully said. >> they said to me the question is what's your favorite place in america. >> and we wanted to tap a range of important, interesting, thoughtful, influential
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americans all of whom strongly associated with a specific region to share a favorite place to make it personal. i love what you did, charlie, it's not just rooted in a place but gets to the notion of this place in america as a place of possibility. >> yeah. >> because you talked to dolly parton, paul simon. >> it's a great mix. >> go ahead. >> yeah, exactly. we did want to have a little bit of fun. and there are some people who are known all over the world, some who are just known in their small communities. with paul simon we now know if you can't find them go down to the swamp in louisiana, that seems to be where he likes to go hide out under cover. >> and you wanted to hit all 50 states too. >> that was important. part of this is about inclusion. we're focusing so much on all the things that unite us as americans, how could we include some region of the country. >> i love that you focused on our national parks. and ken burn and david duncan write, quote, the parks are the declaration of independence applied to the landscapes. why do you think they're a symbol of our democracy? >> what i thought was so great
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about the piece is they're beautiful, there are a million places to go, the president certainly does his part with family vacations showing off the majesty of our parks. but they're making a much more substantive argument, the parks themselves represent a public trust. this is the democratic ideal, that there's something available to all americans no matter their class, background, race, religion, it is something that we share that essentially serves 85 million acre backyard for all of us. >> and philanthropy is part of the american tradition which began with ben franklin. >> i thought the president's foundation was a lovely piece and he gets at that incredibly well. it's less the act of perfection, more the act of perfecting. that in america we believe that giving back is a foundational impulse. we're certainly not the only generation nation on earth, but something baked into the culture here that sees the public good as part of the sharing. >> and bread is better. i think that's important. >> and rightly pointed out.
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>> thank you so much. >> thank you, ben. >> thank you. only on "cbs this morning" we are revealing national geographic's 2016 travel photographer of the year. the grand prize winner, anthony lau of hong kong shows a horseman guiding his herd in mongolia during the winter. lau says temperatures were minus 20 and lower with a constant breeze. received nearly 10,000 entries from amateur and professional photographers around the world. this photo of fox in pursuit won the nature category. >> wow. >> wherever you go, i will follow you. >> oh. >> and a japanese photographer won the city's category with this pristine moment in mor roc. some other top shots include salt in chile and skyline of malaysia. you can see winning pictures on our cbs this morning instagram
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county. ahead, the immigrant the world must join in one common goal. to protect our greatest resource. our pancakes. denny's red, white and blue slam is here and so is independence day: resurgence. denny's. welcome to america's diner.
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♪ america will be able to americans will be able to watch more than 16,000 fireworks shows this weekend. carter evans introduces us to the immigrant family behind some of the country's biggest birthday celebrations. >> lighting up the night sky
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with dazzling display. explosions of color hitting on the beat. the pyro musical we've all come to expect in a fourth of july celebration was pioneered by the suza family. >> when we're into that countdown and we're all checking controls. >> here we are. we're hot. >> and then you get the goose bumps like i'm getting now and ten, nine, eight and first shell goes up in the air and, yes. that's the magic. we're good to go. >> jim's been a rocket man since he was 12. >> we're going to be blowing a lot of stuff up. >> we are definitely. >> today he's the ceo of the family-run business, pyro spectaculars. >> lift on the bottom, shell itself on top. >> his son is fifth generation show producer. >> three, two, one, fire. >> they're deep in the california desert for the final testing of shells that will explode in nearly 400 produced
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shows come monday. each launched by pyro spectacular's trained professionals. >> beautiful purple and green combo, with gold. >> two, one, fire. >> they are the fiery force for some of the biggest celebrations around the world. olympic opening ceremony, super bowl and the 75th anniversary of the golden gate bridge. 25,000 explosives specially designed to withstand san francisco's wind created an unforgettable spectacle. what if it didn't work perfectly exactly the way you want it? >> nobody else is going to know. >> it still goes boom. >> it's still going to go boom and make people happy. >> this is theamily recipe or cookbook. >> the cookbook contains their original formulas for fireworks. in the early days the family made their own. sparks first began flying when
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manuel immigrated from portugal in the early 1900s. >> my great-grandfather was lighting fuses by hand with a hand torch. >> a dynasty was born. each successive generation joined the family business, but it was dangerous work. >> he was out searching the grounds and found what we call a dud, or a shell that came down to the ground didn't explode. and it went off and blew his arm off. >> their arsenal of more than half a million explosives is stored in 17 underground bunkers. the shells are made in china. then his workers add the electronic fuses by hand. >> we're walking through the bunkers, we have a great respect for this product because it is dangerous. and it's life threatening. >> some 50,000 fireworks will be launched monday night in the macy's fourth of july celebration in new york. it's been a family spectacle for more than 30 years. jim's other son, christopher, runs the show. >> this macy's show is going to be the most complex macy's show ever fired. >> this computer simulation is a
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new effect they'll unveil in new york. >> we're going to attempt to do usa in the sky and then working months to perfect it. >> it all starts with story boards. then music and effects are synced. and timing cues are added. the results are mesmerizing and emotional. it's like you're playing the crowd. >> all the time. there's moments where i'm going to really hit it hard and kind of move back and be shocked and then we're going to bring it really low, almost bring the audience to tears. >> a year of planning goes into a 30-minute show. but the memories can last a lifetime. >> still a lot of work, but i love what i'm doing. ♪ >> carter evans for "cbs this
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morning," los angeles. >> you can feel their passion. do you know them? >> i don't. i know the gucci family, five generations. they're spectacular. but fourth of july with patriotic music and fireworks is a great way to spend the day. >> he's getting ready in his office. >> no better than hanging out with friends on a nice blanket and watching. >> exactly. >> next, we're going to take a look at all that matters this week. you're watching "cbs this morning." reworks. next, we will take a look at all that mattered this week. you're watching "cbs this you're watching "cbs this morning." today i saw a giant. it had no arms, but it welcomed me. (hawk call) it had no heart, but it was alive. (train wheels on tracks) it had no mouth, but it spoke to me. it said, "rocky mountaineer: all aboard amazing".
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♪ that does it for us. for news any time anywhere watch our streaming news work cbsn. as we leave you, we take a look back at all that mattered this week. have a great fourth of july weekend. celebrate america! >> the three suicide bombers detonated themselves in
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different parts of the airport. >> the deadly terror attack rocked istanbul's main airport. >> they had grenades and suits vests and automatic weapons. >> people were shooting on one side and then bombs went off. >> this had a significant of an isis attack. >> prime minister david cameron not only sent packing from brussels, he had to face the music here in parliament. >> still quite a number of of things we discussed and not much more to it than that. >> why have the meeting at all? she is investigating his wife? >> what do you think? do you think she lied? >> that is a word you couldn't use in a courtroom. >> pat summitt in 1974 was given the head coaching job at tennessee. >> three seconds! somebody count! >> i know coach would be proud of us so much! >> i'm actually standing on what used to be the roof of someone's home. >> what am i going to do? my home is gone! >> the strongest support for the gay community that we have heard from this pope. >> he needs to apologize to
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groups. >> the b.e.t. awards aimed to pay tribute to prince. >> he believed in e involvingvo his ideas. >> don't make sugars to those who do. sit down. >> samuel l. jackson, what is in your wallet? >> a whole lot of money. ♪ ♪ when the lights go down everybody going home ♪ >> hello, friends! ♪ when the sun go down everybody going home ♪ >> what is your name? >> bob. >> how old are you, bob? >> my name is bob and i'm 80! >> which candidate do you think is qualified from day one to the president of the united states when it comes to security? >> in my view, in that lane, i think she might be a little stronger than the current president.
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>> in terms of national security? >> that is the lane. >> and preventing terrorism? >> that's the lane. ♪ o'er the land of the free >> what time is dinner? that is a question being mean, gayle, are you paying on the bet that you made with charlie over the nba finals? it finally happened last at the bernadette. >> why are people so dark in here? what are you hiding, charlie rose? can i turn on the lights? >> no, no. don't do that. >> charlie rose clones! >> all that. >> you always asked me a million times and i always said no, but do you -- do you want to go to couples counseling? >> i want to have a threesome! >> people in the threesome have a very good time but my character, it doesn't go so well and all that matters. >> you're very good at kissing but you're not so good at other things? >> let's be clear about, that gayle! that is my fictional character that i play on "cbs this morning." >> yea! > that was my best charlie
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rose. how was i? >> so good. ♪ ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. good morning, 5 minutes before 9:00 i'm anne makovec. delonte hart heading to court in santa rosa today. he is accused of walking into a dark movie theater and stabbing a stranger on tuesday. police are also calling him a person of interest in a different stabbing. don't forget your reusable bags if you are shopping in danville. the city as ban on plastic bags takes effect today at retailers and grocery stores. we are expected to set travel records in california this holiday weekend. an estimated 4.9 million people are expected to travel the highest number since 2002 nearly 4 million traveling by car, one of them roberta gonzales! she has a look at your holiday weekend forecast. >> yeah. i have a seven-hour drive ahead of me to see dad.
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hope you have a fabulous weekend. right now, your getaway friday looks like this. city by the bay, the city of san francisco blue skies we have the fog and the low clouds and fog hanging tight to the coast. pacifica right now 54. others in the 50s and 60s. look at concord already jumping out to 67 going to a high of 90 is there. down from 98 to 93 in livermore today. 80s in mountain view. highway 70s in san rafael and petaluma then the 80s in novato. a bearable wind today to 20 miles per hour. outside number 98 in clearlake. cooling begins this weekend due to a deepening marine layer each day. monday for the 4th of july, lots of seasonal temperatures. if you are heading to the fair today, 93 degrees in alameda county fair in pleasanton. gianna with traffic next.
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good morning, an accident northbound past 17 past hamilton an accident on the shoulder. "friday light" although but slow near guadalupe parkway taylor and reports of a traffic accident clearing out of lanes. drive times out of the south bay good and no delays at the bay bridge. easy ride out of oakland to san francisco. for more news, be sure to tune in to "good day" starting at 9:00 on our sister station, kbcw 44/cable 12. (scal): good
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