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. good morning to our viewers in the 5th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." president-elect trump considers a major shakeup of america's spy agencies. today top intelligence leaders are testifying in congress about russia's alleged hacking to influence the election. a horrifying attack live streamed on facebook. two men and two women are accused of tieing up and terrorizing a disabled man. >> wireless carriers will send a command today to effectively kill all of samsung's galaxy 7 smart phones. why some people don't want to give up the device despite a series of battery fires. we begin with today's eye
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opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> given some of the intelligence failures of recent years, president-elect has made it clear to the american people that he's skeptical about conclusions. >> president-elect trump plans a possible overhaul of spy agencies. >> happening in the middle of mr. trump's clash with the intelligence community -- >> [ bleep ] donald trump. >> police in chicago now have arrested four people saying they tortured a mentally disabled man and live streamed the video on social media. >> it's sickening. it makes you wonder what would make individuals treat somebody like that. >> it was total chaos, there was smoke on the train. >> in new york city more than 100 people are recovering after their commuter train derailed. >> we just a big boom! desperate search for a helicopter that crashed into the harbor. >> police say there were two people on board. emotional farewell speech from president obama to the military. >> our nation endures. we live free under the red,
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white and blue because of patriots like you. wild weather is slamming much of the west. >> roads are very slick, certainly not a safe condition for people to be driving on. >> wild video out of detroit shows a driver slamming into a restaurant. amazingly no one was seriously hurt. >> 67-year-old rick flare lifting 400 pounds, making it look easy, too. a llama on the loose east of atlanta. >> going to starbucks. >> and all that matters. >> republicans are moving forward with their longstanding promise to repeal and replace obamaca obamacare. >> if there's one thing donald trump hates, it's putting his name on things. >> paul ryan in the middle of an awkward family moment when a lawmaker's son photo bobbed the swearing in. >> dabbing while your dad is being sworn in is so inappropriate. so much so everyone else in the room also dabbed, but it was
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just to shield their eyes. they're like, oh, my god, i can't watch. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." president-elect trump's doubts about american intelligence work could lead to a major reorganization of the intelligence community. sources tell cbs news mr. trump is considering downsizing the office of the director of national intelligence. the dni oversees all federal intelligence agencies including the cia, fbi and national security agency. sources say the president-elect may not have a dni in his administration. >> president obama's national intelligence director james clapper is on capitol hill right knew briefing the senate community on the review related to the hacking commission. jan crawford is in washington on the report that could lead with
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a confrontation with the president-elect tomorrow. jan, good morning. >> good morning. after the meeting on capitol hill, clapper is set to meet with mr. trump tomorrow for an intelligence briefing on that russian hacking event. remember, mr. trump was elected vowing to revamp the government. now one of his first starts appears to be the intelligence community. >> the president-elect has expressed his very sincere and healthy americmayor skepticism. >> reporter: vice president elect mike pence supported mr. trump's questioning of intelligence agencies. >> given intelligence failures of recent years, the president-elect has made it clear to the american people he's skeptical about conclusions. >> reporter: mr. trump cast doubt on the intelligence community's conclusion that russia was trying to influence the presidential elections. late wednesday cbs learned the president-elect is considering overhauling some u.s. intelligence agencies, including scrapping altogether the
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position of director of national intelligence. >> we'd like to present you a copy of our report. >> reporter: congress created the director of national int intelligence after the 9/11 commission found agencies like the cia and nib weren't sharing information that could have prevented the 9/11 attacks. the goal was to have all 16 intelligence agencies report to the dni. >> they're not sure, fighting among themselves. they're not sure. >> reporter: mr. trump has claimed the agencies have not been on the same page. on friday sources tell cbs nubs the heads of the cia, fbi and nsa as well as dni may all be present in a briefing with mr. trump to present the finalized report. >> there's a difference between believing the data and the outcome. >> reporter: sean spicer, the incoming press secretary wednesday night raised concerns about multiple layers of bureaucracy. >> part of this is understanding, do they all share the same conclusion, what are their concerns? >> reporter: intelligence
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experts have reportedly recommended restructuring the office of the director of national intelligence. ranking dem kratd congressman adam schiff warns slashing the dni would, quote, reverse many important gains we've made since 9/11. senator king on the select intelligence calls it a truly dangerous decision. gayle? >> the trump inauguration is more than two weeks way but congress is moving full steam ahead to get rid of obamacare. the senate narrowly approved a fast track resolution. the vote followed with democrats working to save the signature achievement. vice president elect mike pence was also on capitol hill, urging house republicans to repeal the law. nancy core dishas more. >> i'm told president obama actually apologized to democrats on capitol hill for not doing a better job all these years
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selling obama care. he urged them to goat out and telepersonal stories of people benefiting from the law. with repeal all but assured, the fight has moved on to who is going to get the blame if people lose coverage. >> the eyes have 51, the nays are 48. >> reporter: republicans took the first vote in the repeal process wednesday. >> now they're going to own it. >> reporter: as the two sides tangled over who is going to own the post repeal mess if there is one. >> the simple fact is the american people know who owns obamacare. it's the first half of the title. >> reporter: vice president elect mike pence and president obama both came to capitol hill to gird their troops for the escalating war. >> look out for the american people. >> reporter: democrats argued that in their s.e.a.zeal for re what comes next. the nation's largest doctors association made the same case
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in a letter to leaders of congress writing, before any action is taken, policymakers should lay out for the american people, in reasonable detail, what will replace current policies. >> they have no replacement plan because they just -- they can't. they can't agree -- they don't have the voegts. >> house speaker paul ryan could not provide specifics, but said they're coming. >> we have a plan to replace it. we have plenty of ideas to replace it. you'll see as the weeks and months unfold what we're talking about. >> the vice president-elect promised that the new administration understands that america's health is on the line. >> we're talking about people's lives. we're talking about families, but we are also talking about a policy that has been a failure virtually since its inception. >> he also said that mr. trump would use executive actions from day one to help roll back obamacare, but mr. obama's press secretary warns that
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presidential power in this arena is limited. >> if we had conceived of a way for the president to use executive action to strengthen the affordable care act, then i assure you we would have done it. >> reporter: the blame game continues on twitter this morning president-elect donald trump in the midst of a series of tweegts about the issue saying democrats are doing the typical political thing and blaming republicans. the fact is, he says, that obamacare was a lie from the beginning. keep your doctor, keep your plan. charlie? >> nancy, thank you very much. john heilemann, managing editor of bloomberg politics is with us. welcome. >> happy birthday, sir. >> thank you. >> if only of us could be as hale hearty, successful, beautiful. >> there you go. >> nothing better than the sight of charlie rose on his birthday. >> this is the most important topic on the agenda today. happy birthday.
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>> thank you, sir. what do you make of this? the president obviously during the campaign has expressed his displeasure with cia. clearly mike flynn, national security adviser has some questions about the intelligence agencies. what is he going to do? >> there are a lot of people in both parties who have questions about the intelligence agencies and have for a long time. a lot of people have questions about whether the agencies are organized in the right way. obviously skepticism as mike pence talked about yesterday, is a healthy american virtue. with donald trump not just september sichl, mockery, der vision, directed at all the intelligence agencies while at the same time being credulous about julian assange, not expressing skepticism there, it raises the question for a lot of people about whether he has some big policy proposal here, some real idea about how to reorganize the intelligence agencies or whether, in kt fa, he is simply acting out in some way about a conclusion related to russia and hacking in the presidential election that he
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does not like and that he fears or thinks might delegitimize his victory. >> the timing of this, the day before the head of the dni, cia, fbi all are set to brief him and explain to him the intelligence that russia was involved in hacking the election, he lays out this attack that says, i'm going to change the whole system and the way it works. >> he knows how to dominate headlines. i don't know if he's going to intimidate anyone. the intelligence agencies are tough to intimidate. i do think he knows how to get his point across. you'll see next week his decision to schedule a press conference on the same day rex tillerson is before the senate i his confirmation hearing. >> don't forget, they're going before congress, both in an open session with john mccain's committee and then privately, off the record, with a whole group, the heads of congress. >> today john mccain, lindsey
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graham and others have made it clear that the purpose of this hearing today is to allow essentially the intelligence community to fight back against donald trump. that is their essentially giving the intelligence agencies a stage on which to make the case for their conclusion. >> that's on the record before they come to new york to see him. >> how will that affect his relationship with republicans. lindsey graham made it clear, he thinks it's wrong you're holding up julian assange as someone to listen to. >> yesterday john mccain said he thought he would vote for rex tillerson when pigs learn to fly. there are places where the president-elect is picking fights. he may win those fights, but they're going to be real fights. this is one area. >> john heilemann, thank you very much. >> thank you. happy birthday again. chicago police detained four people who might be involved in a disturbing assault that was live streamed on facebook. we want to warn viewers that what you are about to see is tough to watch. videos show a man, gagged, bound
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and beaten by his attackers as he cowered in the corner of an apartment. officers took the victim to the hospital where he was treated and released. dean reynolds is outside shuck police headquarters with details of the alleged kidnapping. >> reporter: good morning. the cook county state's attorney is expected to file charges against the two men and two women now in police custody. during their alleged attack, they repeatedly shouted profanities, not only at their victim but also at president-elect donald trump. >> kiss the floor! >> reporter: the assault was streamed live on facebook for half an hour tuesday afternoon. police did not identify any of the people involved, but they believe the four in custody are the ones seen in the video holding a man captive and beating him. >> [ bleep ]. smack him again. >> reporter: investigators say the victim is mentally disabled and had been missing from his
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suburban home for days. in the video he is choked and repeatedly called the n word. his clothes are slashed and he is terrorized with a knife. >> donald trump! >> reporter: his alleged captors repeatedly reference donald trump. they also laughed and mugged for the camera while reading viewers' comments. >> tell donald trump that's not funny. >> reporter: the victim was eventually released. officers later spotted him on the street, appearing disoriented. he apparently knew one of his attackers. >> y'all see this [ bleep ] right here. we could have put this in a trunk -- >> reporter: disturbance call from the nab or led police to the four individuals arrested. investigators say hate crime charges are possible. >> it's sickening, it's sickening. it makes you wonder what would make individuals treat somebody like that. i've been a cop for 28 years. it still amazes me how you still see things that you just shouldn't. >> reporter: the video was taken
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down on wednesday by facebook which says it has a team on call 24/7 to respond to inappropriate live broadcasts. a company spokesman told "cbs this morning," we do not allow people to celebrate or glorify crimes on facebook and have removed the original video for this reason. >> that was very despicable and very touch to watch. thank you very much, dean. the man convicted of murdering nine people inside a charleston church will be back in court today. the jury will decide if dylann roof should receive the death penalty. in court yesterday he explained why he is representing himself. roof wants to convince jurors that he is not mentally ill. he said, quote, i am not going to lie to you. there is nothing wrong with me psychologically. federal prosecutor nathan williams read from roof's journal, he had written, quote, i do not regret what i did. i felt pity i had to do what i did in the first place. roof says he has no plans to call any witnesses. following breaking news from
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the gulf of mexico where the coast guard is trying to put out a fire on an oil platform. the fire broke out overnight about 80 miles off the coast of grand isle louisiana. a coast guard statesman says four people on the platform went into the water and were rescued. no reported injuries. coast guard says no pollution is reported so far. federal safety officials are investigating the crash of a crowded train on the nation's busiest commuter railroad. the long island railroad train slammed into a new york city train station yesterday. more than 100 people were hurt. the worst injury is believed to be a broken leg. michelle miller is inside the atlantic terminal in brooklyn with the focus of the investigation. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that is track six where the crash actually took place. the ntsb has recovered the train's event data recorder. that should give them information about how fast the train was traveling as well as its braking system. we should note the ntsb plans to interview three of the crew
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members including the engineer to find out exactly what went wrong. >> our mission is to understand not just what happened, but why it happened. >> reporter: ntsb investigators say long island railroad train 2817 failed to stop as it rolled into brooklyn's busy atlantic terminal on wednesday morning. >> it was going faster than normal because i take this train every day. as soon as i said that in my mind, that's when the impact happened. >> reporter: more than 400 passengers were aboard the packed train, many standing as they prepared to get off at the station. >> boom! just like the train when whoosh. people fell out their seats, people fell in the aisles. >> reporter: transportation officials say at the end of the track, the train went up and over a bumper block used to prevent such accidents. the front car crashed into a work space just past the platform. >> accidents happen. we have been through a number of
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them over the past few years. many of them, frankly, we were not this lucky. >> reporter: one of those was many september when a new jersey transit train accelerated and smashed through a bumper post in hoboken. one woman was killed. about 110 others were injured. after that new jersey transit required a conductor to be in a train's cab to assist the engineer during arrivals, a rule, investigators say, the lirr is considering. >> the most important thing we want to do now is get a chance to talk to the people that can tell us perhaps what happened. that's the engineer, the assistant engineer and the conductor. >> reporter: it's not known just how fast that train was going at the time of the crash, but the speed limit there was five miles an hour. investigators may look into whether positive train control could have prevented this. that technology uses sensors and gps to slow down or stop a train. as of september, only 15 of 580
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long island railroad trains have that technology. gayle? >> thank you, michelle. a blast of winter weather is bringing snow, ice and extreme cold from coast to coast. video shows whiteout conditions in new york state. some areas got more than a foot of snow. in the west the storms are blamed for at least one death in oregon. heavy snow in colorado made driving very dangerous there. much of the country feeling this bitter cold. forecasters predict lows of minus two in denver and nine degrees in chicago. put on your coats and your gloves. > or your skis. >> or find someone to snuggle with. right, charlie? >> yes. >> that always works. >> with a nice fireplace. >> that always works. we've got this story coming up. two sisters say an airline prevented them from seeing their father on his death bed. ahead, why the women were kicked off a flight as they traveled to see t,,,,
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work on two against the national parks service. the agency is trying to good morning. it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. dog owners are fighting back against the national park service. the agency is trying to implement leash laws at the golden gate national recreation area. the owners created a website called woofieleaks that reportedly shows how the park service was biased in their decision. today transportation officials are expected to make up their minds about a $300 million project in san francisco. there are going to vote on whether to bring express bus lanes along geary boulevard. next on "cbs this morning," samsung is getting rid of the galaxy note 7 after some of the batteries exploded. but some users don't want to turn the phones over. kris van cleave reports. stay with us, traffic and we ather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
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starting with our buggest problem all morning long, the altamont pass just 9 miles per hour. this is due to two potholes causing some trouble. westbound 80, avoid the area. >> good morning, look at this our live weather camera featuring ocean beach from the cliff house. and we actually have clearing of the skies and one person taking a beautiful walk on the seashore. temperatures currently in the 30s and 40s. later today, 50 to 55 degrees. a dry day on friday. we do have rain periods of heavy rain on saturday with breezy conditions. the heaviest rain saturday overnight through your sunday. sunday, heavy rain, gusty winds, there will be some flooding expected a little break monday, more rain on tuesday.
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as you know, and has a son. he's awesome. go, j.t. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up this half hour, more than 100,000 galaxy smartphones have not been returned despite the risk of fire. today they will disable the devices. why some people are still refusing to give up that phone. plus, an airline is keeping two sisters from seeing their dying father. ahead why the flight crew decided the grieving women were a nd then turned the plane around. time to show you some of this morning's headlines. the "washington post" records president obama's fair well as commander in chief. he called for a seamless transition to his successor. mr. obama urged the mill tay and the country to never abandon its core principles as it fights the nation's war. "usa today" says the cdc is
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not disclosing violations about some of the world's most dangerous back teterias and vir. they had to reveal it per the foi act. the incidents took place between 2013 and 2015 at lab facilities. they said this, none of the incidents described in these documents resulted in reported illnesses among the cdc staff or its public. macy reports it's shutting down some of its stores. they identify 68 stores it will close this year. that's part of the retailers restructuring plan announced in august to close 100 stores. macy's said it will cut more than 1,000 jobs. meanwhile sears is going to close 42 and 108 kmart stores
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are going to be shut down. >> all the stores we remember from our childhood. not good. the massive factory is east of reno, nevada. it's making lithium ion cells for testing cars and eventually the tesla sedan. the battery is critical to tesla's goal of making electric vehicles more affordable. it's also a big step forward for american manufacturing. china, japan, and south korea have historically dominated battery production. this is the last day many of the owners of the galaxy smartphone will be able to use the device. the phone is under a worldwide recall after it overheated and caused fires. today at&t and verizon will roll
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out software to disconnect the phones. kris van cleave has more on why some people don't want to give up the phone. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. they say the vast majority of cell phone users have already turned in their phones and those who haven't may find them a lot harder to use after today's so-called kill update starts going out. they're reminding the batteries can fail and catch fire. chris thompson is holding on tight to his samsung note 7 despite nearly 2 million of the devices being recalled in the u.s. and banned on aircraft. >> i'm very attached to it. it's been the best phone i've ever had. >> reporter: that's despite a defect that has caused the battery to your heat and in some cases burst into flames resulting in at least sp burns and 17 reports of property damage. >> a lot of us feel that there were not enough incidents out of how many phones were actually
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out there for it to be a serious problem. i mean it's less than a 1% chance. >> reporter: samsung says more than 93% of the sam sungs recalled have been turned in. over 100,000 are still out there. that's why they're working on an update with carriers to render the phone useful. thompson and others are coming together online sharing information so they can keep using the device. >> this year was a challenging year. >> reporter: the recall has cost samsung billions. they're putting the note 7 debacle in the past. the president tim baxter spoke at the consumer electronics show wednesday, promising they'll release the cause of the defect. >> we continue to try to understand exactly what happened and to make sure it does not happen again. >> this is going to be a rebuilding year for samsung.
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it's going to be hard year for them. they're going to have to reassure customers that they know what happened, it's not going to happen again, and all samsung devices are going to be safe from here on out. >> reporter: now, samsung and the consumer product safety commission say if you have a note 7, turn it off and bring it back. you can exchange it for a new phone or get a refund. norah? >> why not get a new phone. >> they're coming out with an 8 at some point which they say will be trif snook all right. sounds good. kris, thank you so much. two sisters are calling for a flight crew to lose their jobs after they missed a chance to say good-bye to their dying father. that wir traveling on allegiant air monday but they never made contact. vladimir duthiers is here with a situation the sisters call heartless. vlad, good morning. >> good morning. the sisters say they wanted one last moment with their dying father but they never got the chance. now they're demanding allegiant
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air be held responsible. sisters trisha baker and debbie hartman say they boarded an allegiant air flight monday in north carolina to say good-bye to their sick father who was still in hospice care. while waiting to take off they got a text message that their father only had hours to live. >> i didn't know if my sister got the same text. >> she said she stood up to break the news to her sister and that's when the flight attendant stepped in. she said, you need to sit down. i said can i just sit here, i want to console my sister, we just got word that my dad's dying. >> hartman said she started having a panic attack and the situation escalated when herr sister confronted the flight attendant for not being attentive. >> she said you're being very rude. my father is dying and i'm trying to comfort her. she said you need to keep your
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personal problems off the plane. >> they were removed from the flight. >> everybody was in shock at what happened on the plane. >> one passenger who said she witnessed the incident posted it on youtube. >> see said, i'm consoling her because my father died. she said, ma'am, i don't care. get back if your seat. i hope they do something about that. that was the most inhumane deplorable thing anybody could do. >> the sisters tried to catch a flight the next day. it with us too late. their father had died. now they want the company held response snoobl they shouldn't keep their job to be honest with you. they don't have a heart. they didn't care they wasn't going to see my dad. >> in a statement alee janet air said we rely on crew members to oversee and keep every passenger safe. we expect that authority to be
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consistent. >> i went to dinner last night and somebody at the coat check said what terrible thing are you guys going to report today. we had that story earlier about the child being beaten up by the laughing heathens and you look at this story and you wonder what's happening with this country. >> kindless and empathy. >> it always, always works under all circumstances. >> respect for the other person. >> so bothersome. critics say the tiezermen advertisement for mypillow -- >> and we have this invitation for you as always. we invite you to sub excite to our "cbs this morning" podcast. you will get this, the news of the day, extended interviews and what, norah? >> podcast originals. >> originals is what we do. >> i think we should do a charlie podcast original today. >> i think we should.
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,, this morning. a popular pillow company has a wakeup call over alleged false advertising. the mypillow commercials you've seen over and over again, they revoked his accreditation. anna werner tells us why some believe the company's deals are too good to be true. good morning. >> good morning. the ceo of mypillow wanted to make sure his customers got a great deal for christmas but it's the very deal the better business bureau says it might not have been a deal at all. this infomercial helped mypillow sell millions of their patented foam filled pillows.
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>> call now to order one of mypillows. when you do, i'll give you one free. >> reporter: it was the year-long advertising that got them in trouble with the better business bureau. >> any time a company offers a bogo or buy one/get one free, then that becomes the normal price of the item. the other problem is that we were hearing from consumers who said i could go to another retail outlet and get that pillow for less. >> reporter: of the hundreds of complaints, many came from consumers angry about the offer. they say, this is false advertising. the offer "buy one/get one free" should be $49, the price of one pillow. this company is clearly lying to all of us. the other, they advertise buy one/get one free, but it's very misleading. they dropped their rating from
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a-plus to an f and revoked its accreditation. they have been urging the pillow manufacturing to change its advertising since last auchlgt but the company ceo says -- >> if they think i've ran it too long, i disagree with that. i have new advertising coming out in february. people got great deals. whatever the bbd does, that's their choice. >> but it's not the only complaint. in october the company settled the case with district attorneys in california who sued the company over its claims that the pillow could help with conditions including fibromyalgia and sleep apnea. while admitting no fault, mypillow settled and agreed to pay over $1 million in penalties. lyndell klains they came from -- >> it's a frivolous lawsuit and
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in san francisco, muni officials are working to fix a glitch - on the signs that announce arrival times. intermitent outages hav o good morning. it's:n 56. i'm kenny choi. muni officials are fixing signs about arrival times. outages have caused overestimated weight times. there haven't been major delays. 140,000 people on the peninsula will hear the sound of a commuter plane called surf air. the faa is evaluating this airline's alternate route. the san carlos airport forcing surf air to take a different path. and in the next half-hour of "cbs this morning," editor- at-large brian cooley brings us tech trends from the consumer electronics show in las vegas. raffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,
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let's talk about the altamont pass. but hey, don't shoot the messenger. we are slow along the way here. it's been a problem all morning due to these pothole repairs. caltrans is on scene trying to fill two major potholes that have been causing traffic to move extremely slow all morning. it's at 19 miles per hour. north tracy boulevard to the altamont pass will take you up to 25 minutes on to the dublin interchange. but here's a look at mass transit. bart is on time. ace is on time. capitol corridor train number 525 is delayed 15 minutes due to a bridge delay. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. >> we have sunshine for the first time this year. partly cloudy today. it's a cool start to your day, 31 degrees in santa rosa. 42 degrees apiece in oakland and in livermore. later today, numbers will span from 50 to 55 degrees. pretty much in the low 50s. the bulk of the day is in the 40s until we realize afternoon highs in the 50s. so winds will be slight. another dry day friday. we have rain and breezy
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wrong. put on the coats and gloves. >> right, charlie? >> yes. >> that always works. i le i'm charlie rose. t donaent-elect donald trump is considering a plan for the intelligence community and may
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significantly cut back the office of director of national intelligence. h. trump has not yet named a ew director. sources involved in the discussions tell cbs news he may leave the post vacant. affingd it reduces staffing and eliminate another layer of brock si. they created it after the 9/11 commission found agencies like the cia and the fbi were not sharing information that could have prevented the attacks. mr. trump repeatedly criticized and questions the u.s. intelligence community especially over the conclusion that russian hackers tried to influence 2016 election. the president-elect has also praised russian president vladimir putin and embraced assange.ssange. boutromised to deval what he knows of hacking. >> i know a lot about hacking. a's a hard thing to prove. it could be somebody else. therow things other people don't
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know, and so they cannot be sure of his situation. sure >> what do you know what other eople don't know? findu'll find out tuesday or wednesday. >> he's not yet released any information about the hacking. on abo. intelligence agencies are expected to brief president obama today on their latest russian hacking findings. ama onesident ordered the report in december. president-elect trump will get that very same briefing pr tomorrow. g ur of the government's highest ngnked intelligence officers plan to participate. we look at what to expect from peguesrecedented meeting, good morning. whatod morning. it is going to be unprecedented with president-elect trump unpring a high stakes briefing in trump tower on friday in new york city. four of the nation's intelligence chiefs are expected to be there including the director of national intelligence james clapper, fbi director, cia director, and the director of the nsa and ohnmander of u.s. cyber command, admiral mike rogers. the meeting is at a time when
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nr. trump publicly questioned ioned findings including the conclusion that russia was behind the election hacks of the hacks ofop democratic officials. friday's briefing in new york ork also, and this is adding to the sbreg, mark the first meeting between fbi director comey and the president-elect. tw enforcement sources tell us there's not been any contact between the director and mr. trump since the election. comey as you know kept a low profile avoiding national media attention since he reopened hillary clinton's private e-mail server investigation only days before the election. charlie? el thanks, jeff. president obama and mike ch pence joined the fight over obama care on capitol hill. the president asked democrats yesterday to defend the law and work with republicans to kill it. on wednesday, the senate approved the resolution to fast track appeal of the affordable care act. >> they say the law was a failure and getting worse.
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mocratats say there's benefits benrepublicans never worked with them to fix the problems. roblems.out for the american k ople. >> the american people voted decisively for a better future for health care in this country. >> the republicans say repeal and replace. nge only thing that it has going illit is ill lit ration. they have no replacement plan. >> we have a plan to replace it. >> plenty ideas to replace it, and you'll see as the weeks and months up fold, what we're alking about replacing with it. >> you don't throw 30 million people off of health care without having a plan to provide health care to those people. >> republicans say a transition transitill follow repeal. people can keep their insurance while the gop works on a replacement plan. insurance companies could leave d leavees once they see obamacare is gone. president-elect trump tweeted, quote, obamacare was a lie from the beginning and wrote it is time for republicans and democrats to get together and reme up with a health care plan that really works.
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s yle? >> so much anticipated >> his mornin shows opens in las vegas. over four days, tens of dsousands of visitors see the newest and cutting edge products. hot items include drones, self-driving cars, virtual reality headsets, robots, and more. and year marks the show's 50th anniversary, and more than more 065,000 people are expected to attend. they will view gadgets from nearly 4,000 companies. ryan coolly, look you, editor at large is on the convention floor at vegas. part good morning to you. i hear it's the place to be if you're tech-minded or like all lle newest, hottest gadgets. what do you like? >> well, you know, it's always be wildering, gayle. you know, one of the things that's most interesting here is we talked before, last year, virtual reality and augmented there'y, glasses and goggles, and people are handling that. what's up now is what's call
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mixed reality, and there's mixed definitions. mple ismple is this phone, the fab probe 2. they all have cameras, but this has a depth sensor. the first to have that, meaning s you look at the world, you ln see the world through it, but you can use a sensor to create and overlay octobers. go furniture shopping, borrowing aom the virtual and augmented orlds. easier to see than describe, but this is a first. f you really want to go high horsepower, microsoft lens, part of the mixed reality trend where you can be aware of the world, and it blocks your vision and brings things in that are objects or even people or avatars in the world around you, not just following your vision. again, easier to see than to tocribe, but this is the new mixed reality term. hat's the buzz word of the realities. >> what about smart cars? smartre you sees the trend with smart car? >> every car maker talks about
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autonomous and connected. >> they can be related or separate. one is self-driving, autonomy, the connected part is entertainment and services right now, but i think what's really interesting here is we're starting to see vehicles that ree getting to the market, and they are going there in a way where they can stay, we're going to be safe enough to start to we'r tarte it. nge other distinct thing is connecting cars to homes. ford, for example, is on the market with amazon alexa achnology so you can control your home from a ford car, or control your car from the home. you can go both ways with voice, and amazon tech, people know hatut these days, is what ties them together, the glue. >> that's cool. >> what about things like -- go ahead. >> no, go ahead. >> television -- >> go ahead. >> tvs only get bigger. o yeah, right. >> the other thing we're seeing now, now they are thinner, a nice trend from just bigger. samsung, lg rolled out elevisions, they are a tenth of
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an inch, pricey, but speaking of vision technologies, there's one right here this is a drone, a hover cam. a camera sees me, but not just see me, but it knows my face. therefore, by vis wall recognition it follows me and takes videos of my life and take stills. it's like the ultimate selfie cam because our arms are only so long, right? selnt a camera further away oat's watching and gathering clips of my life and family and r awayave you. this is coming out later this year. already out actually, $600 for the kit, but it's cool computer vision technology wrapped up in a drone as well, and alongside that, if you want to be a similr area, is take a look at robotics. there's one here next to me that's not just robotic, but looks like a little humanoid. this is from a company makefield robotics. how charming it is. e> charming. >> this is the trend this year. .hey actually are talking about
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kat kind of relationship will you have with a robot in the home so you actually like it, enefitn't just get benefits from it. wantdon't know if i want a abotionship, brian. i don't know about a relationship with a robot. there's something that caught me eye about a smart hair brush. at i in the world is a smart hair brush? >> yeah. a well-known hair products brand wela french smart connected products company have a brush that right in the middle there's a microphone. as you brush the hair, doesn't it brue good, but if you brush hair, it hears hair breakage, and it's got accelerators in it, like a smart fun, tells you if ou are brushing too hard and ushing an app, saying, you app., you told us you got breakage, frizzy, it's not straightoff, we tell you you use it, and by the sunday, if you telk or damage your hair and youpt you to use different products and change the way you yve the brush. it is a smart hair brush in a serious sense.
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a couple hundred bucks. >> that's a new world. go to cvs and get a brush for $5 .99 and brush gently. ool stuff. thanks a lot. juspotential revolution for the t forren at risk for peanut allergies. our doctor is in the toyota green room to share the new guidelines that break with tradition of avoiding peanut,,,,
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specially trained dogs give confidence to victims of crime. we met one of the canines at work. coming up on "cbs this morning," meet bella, doing her work in the courthouse, helping victims, often children, tell stories of what happened to them. sometimes terrible stories. she gives them comfort. you might say she makes it okay.
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in our morning rounds, guidelines for peanut allergies. the new approach is major departure from the practice of avoiding peanut products
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altogether. it comes after a five-fold increase in peanut allergies in children. dr. tara narula is with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> i think this is so fascinating. we know so many children have these allergies. >> just this weekend my husband asked should we average had an 80% reduction in developing peanut allergies compared to those who didn't receive it. they brea 9-month-old peanut bubutter. this comes a as a result of a report pubublishing in 2015. chilildren under 15 months whwh
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were givenintroduced. >> and it may have beneficiary effects for other food allergies? >> it may. research is going on. the hope is that it may actually have relevance in terms of milk and egg allergies in some of these other things, that there's this window of opportunity where the inmun system can be reconditioned to tolerate certain proteins. go ahead. >> i'm sorry. i didn't mean to interrupt. is the reaction immediate if you have some kind of reaction to it? >> it usually is early on. they want you to give it small amounts and then watch the child for about ten minutes and up to two hours because it can be delayed. the other thing is in a child who has moderate eczema, that can be introduced as early as six months and that can be dub
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at home. no eczema or egg allergy, you can do it as the family has preferenced. >> it's so opposite what we've been told. i was told, don't eat it, don't eat it. why is it working now? >> i don't totally understand it. it's a complex between genes and the environment. we need a lot more research but part of it was spurted by individuals in israel giving their child something similar to peanuts. there's still a lot that we're learning about. >> i think this is so fascinating because i know so many parents struggling with food allergies and i think if we can reintroduce these foods at an early age, we may be able to help people. >> it's preventive. >> ask your doctor. >> i think it would be horrible
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to deprive a person of peanut butter and banana. >> you and elvis. >> thank you, tara. princess diana once confided that prince harry was constantly in trouble. ahead, hand-written letters on auction that open up the private life of the royal family. you're watching cbs. we'll be right back. >> announcer: cbs "morning rounds" sponsored by novartis. especially for people with heart failure. but today there's entresto... a breakthrough medicine that can help make more tomorrows possible. tomorrow, i want to see teddy bait his first hook. in the largest heart failure study ever, entresto was proven to help more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren. if you've had angioedema
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private letters written by the late princess diana are said to be going off at auction today. they offer an intimate look at the royal family's life. in one hand-written note soon after the birth of prince harry, she talks about the fascination. she writes he adores his little brother harry and swamps him with endless hugs and kisses. she says the boys are well and enjoying boarding school, although, harry is constantly in trouble, exclamation point. what a treasure for harry to have and william with their mother writing about them. >> indeed. >> him and her, the love that she had for her sons is really beautiful to see. she has won an emmy, two
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grammys, a tony and oscar. good morning, it is 8:25. of the tahoe/truckee area getting some a break from all the snow before another storm that's expected this weekend. a stretch of interstate 80 was closed for hours yesterday. it's open to most vehicles right now but chains are required east of nyack. the annual silicon valley auto show is set to kick off about an hour and a half from now in downtown san jose. it runs today through sunday at mcenery convention center. n the next half-hour of "cbs this morning," legendary actress rita moreno previews her role in one day at a time. raffic and weather in just a moment. with the xfinity tv app,
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all right. the bad news is over. i have great news across the board for your bay area roads. let's take a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. look at that. the maze to downtown will just take 13 minutes. the metering lights might still be on but obviously not many cars to stop them. here's a look at the peninsula commute from hayward to foster city. that will just take you 14 minutes. and the trouble along the altamont pass is over. you are driving 50 miles per hour along the way. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. good morning, we have sunshine at this very early hour. take a peek right now. it's our live weather camera looking out towards the
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transamerica pyramid and we have a few clouds, but that's about it. temperatures, you see the coldest temperatures so far this year, 31 degrees in santa rosa, 41 redwood city. we are in the mid-40s for the most part. later today the bulk of the day we'll stay in the 40s then realizing afternoon high temperatures from 50 in pacifica across the peninsula to redwood city. outside number will be 55 degrees towards oakland and piedmont and all the way into berkeley. low 50s across the north bay, 54 in san jose. so unseasonably cool today but we'll have the sunshine. got to walk you through our extended forecast because we're talking about temperatures staying put tomorrow, one more dry day to get on outside and get it done. bring in those christmas decorations and go ahead and run those errands. by saturday morning, by the time you wake up, we'll have rain showers, breezy conditions, heaviest rain saturday overnight through sunday. heavy rain on sunday up to a foot of rain in the santa cruz mountains. ,,,,,,,,
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hi, folks. i've got this on the top of my patrol car. we're in the middle of the highway. we're going down the middle of the highway trying to rope him right there. >> i sure love that accent. with no horse nearby a tennessee sheriff found a more creative way to catch this calf. he provide a cowboy to ride on the hood of his patrol car. it's already been watched by more than 2.5 million times. >> yeah. it's the appeal of the accent and to see if he's going to do it and he does. very well done. >> behinds me of one of my
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favorite sayings. >> what's that. >> save a horse, ride a cowboy. that's for your birthday. >> i got it. i got it right there. >> charlie got it. special dogs are giving children comfort in the toughest trials. we're going to introduce you to pella, a lab mix who's a veteran of 450 cases. >> and reena moreno is starring in the remake of "one day at a time." she joins us in the toyota green room. we'll talk about it. she talks about a dream come true and how it takes on serious topics. the "washington post" reports that vice president joe biden will continue to tackle cancer issues when he leaves the white house. bind led the cancer's moonshot initiative. he said yesterday he'll deal with a broad range of cancer
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issues. biden says he wants to help make sure cancer treatments are accessful and affordable to everyone including undisturbed populations. as you know, biden lost his son to brain cancer in 2015. >> we remember that. "usa today" says omarosa manigault was hired. she was fired on the "apprentice" five times. not anymore. her job is going to be focused on public outreach. she'll be director of communications for the officers of liaison. new york's "daily news" reports. it calls for the creation of a so-called world-class airport. proposals include improvement to jfk by road and rail.
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i applaud the governor for doing this. >> we need a world-class airport for a world-class city. >> i agree. those who most closely followed the mediterranean diet had the least loss of brain volume. brain shrinkage is one of the most significant causes of ageing. >> you've got a big ol' brain. >> know. there ain't nothing shrimping about charlie rose. >> the brain ain't shrinking. i could say something else, but i'm not. the britain's "guardian" focuses on this 9man. 105-year-old guy pedals 19 miles an hour. >> look at him. >> his name is robert marchand. he was cheered by hundreds of
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fans near paris. many are finding comfort in special canines. the job of facility dogs is to bond with children. the animals help them cope with the trauma of facing the accuser of giving testimony in court. we meet an important member of the special victims unit. >> he's a good dog. >> reporter: this is what pella sees when she's on the job. the happiness of this 5-year-old. it's another training day at the office for pella, a lab doir/golden retriever mix. >> look at that. good job. >> reporter: she and the other children we met this day were volunteers helping in pella's work. >> she just brings a smile to people's face just seeing her. >> reporter: pella's job was created by amber urban when she
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was at a local police department. now she's a criminal investigator at the arapahoe county district attorney's office. call them partners. they take on the toughest cases. when a child has been hurt or sexually abused or seen a horrible crime. it often starts with the investigation. when a child may be too traumatized to talk. >> then you bring pella into the room and what happens? >> right. then they just want to talk about pella and they interact with you because if pella thinks you're okay, then you must be okay. >> reporter: then they feel safe enough to tell their stories. she's played a role in 450 cases since she began her career with amber. being there for a child right into the courtroom. this kind of training keeps pella's skills sharp. pella must stay out of sight on the witness stand. her gift to a frightened child
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who must testify is her very presence. >> the intimidation fax tore, the fear, the coldness of the room, pella helps eliminate all of that. >> cara morlan. >> they focus on them versus focusing on me and questions and it looks like i have to draw it out of them. >> reporter: pella stays out of sight on purpose. jurors nifr know she's there so they focus on the testimony, not the dog. abby helped us understand the child's view when the defendant can be sitting only a few feet away. do you think it helps to have pella here, a little protection or comfort? >> yeah. i think it would help because i would probably be
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there are 126 courthouse dogs in 33 states plus the district of columbia. but really it's not as easy as just getting a well trained dog. it's pella and the unconditional love that children sense instantly. >> she loves kids. the minute she hears or sees that there's a child around, i see her look for them. that's really important for her to be very focused on them. >> she's a pretty special dog. >> she is a special dog. they just love her and she responds to them. >> go, pella, go. good girl. >> reporter: and that's what makes her pella, the most loveable crime fighter around. >> a hug? >> there you go. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," barry petersen, arapahoe county, colorado. >> ahh. well worth it. what a terrific idea. >> dogs love you. >> unconditional love always.
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a new version of the classic sitcom "one day at a time" begins on netflix tomorrow. one of the show's actresses, rita moreno. rita moreno, over here at the camera. she can't hear us. they didn't tell her. why she was initially worried ,,
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♪ actress rita moreno, she won an accammy award for her performance as anita in the 1961 movie "the "west side story."" >> she's among an let group of performers. an emmy, a grammy, an oscar and a tony. drop the microphone. in 2015 she received the kennedy center honor for her contribution to american culture. she now stars in the netflix remake of norman lear's classic "one day at a time." it follows three generations of a cuban american family in los angeles. >> makeup makes you beautiful. beauty gives you power. and that is why i never lehtonen
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see me whout it. >> i just realized my whole life i've never seen you without makeup. >> yes, you have. my baby pictures. >> even in those you have your ears pierced. >> oh, without earrings i look ridiculous. >> rita moreno joins us at the table. beauty gives you power. i love that line. you must be very powerful, rita moreno. >> i feel powerful. ♪ i am power yes i'm power ♪ >> you're described as a feisty diva. why did they cast you? >> who would have thunk they gave me a part like this where i'm nothing but big and theatrical. >> norman lear came up and said what? >> he came up to me at a fund-raiser and said i want you in my new show. i had no idea what he was talking about. >> you didn't know what it was?
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>> no. >> he said, "one day at a time." the rest is going to be terrific because it is a terrific show. >> is he involved in it? >> every bit of it, that old fart. he's 94. i say old fart. i'm 84. >> how many episodes? >> 13. netflix. and it starts on friday. it premieres on friday. >> it's a new take on it, rita. because you play -- tell people the cast, how it works. >> it's about a husbandless family, young woman who is a fabulous actress and very funny is the mother of two teenagers. i am the mother of the mother who thinks she is god's gift which is always fun to play. she's very vain, full of herself, very theatrical. do you know what i'm saying? >> i know what you're saying. it's interesting you said you were worried about memorizing your lines. >> i'm glad you brought that up. at the time i was 84 when we
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shot the series. >> and now you're 85. >> now i'm 85. i was searching for words. that does happen. but what happened -- what i learned from it is when you engage your brain it's absolutely true what they say. when you engage your brain, it keeps getting fatter and richer and wonderful. and by the time we had got done with 13 episodes i was memorizing like this. that encouraged me to accept a two-month tour and do my cabaret act. it's about engaging. and i also do talks. did that for two months. look atmy. look how alert i am. but i still don't know where my kais are. >> keys are not important. >> that's right. they're not important. >> that's right. >> it is. you remember what's important. >> it's called selective work. >> they say, look at the work
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she's had done. >> you mean my face. >> yes. >> i love it because it makes me laugh. there is no work. >> yeah, i know. >> my daughter was at a talk that i did recently and two women next to her said with the most confidence in the world, you know, she's had work done. it's like somebody said to her -- she said, i know, i know. a lot of people say that. you know what? what are you going to do. i don't care. >> what do you attribute this to? >> good betweens. caribbean genegenes. my mom's like that. my daughter. >> what about your jobs? >> i've had many. the marlon brando. and elvis presley.
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elvis was a sweet darling shy fellow but he was really boring. boring to me at the time. he was a really nice guy. marlon, marlon, what a brain. what an astonishing man he was. he damn near killed me, but never miechbltd like i say, it's good to be able to be here and tell the story. >> how did he damn near kill you? >> how? with misery and ladies. >> you weren't the only one. >> eight years. >> is that right? >> eight years. >> you were with him for eight years? >> read the damn book, for god's sake. >> i didn't know that either. >> if you had done your homework i wouldn't be telling these stories. >> let me ask you this. do you think it's important you tell the stories so that people will want to -- >> no, i corroborate the stories. don't tell me i tell them. i corroborate them, charles. >> i love you for saying that.
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that's what my mother used to call me. >> charles? well, i had a doggy named -- >> i remind you of your doggy in. >> the doggy's name was charlie gordon. gordon was my husband. >> today is charlie's birthday. he's 75. what do you think about that? >> can i do a little marilyn monroe? >> oh, my gosh. >> get your butt over here. >> i don't have a butt. i have a colito. i'm going to do it the way lydia does it in "one day at a time" with the accent. ♪ happy birthday to you happy birthday to you happy birthday charlie rose ♪ hey, you're too cooperative. >> watch the hands.
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he knows what he's doing. >> if he puts his hands under here, stop him, okay? ♪ happy birthday to you >> thank you. >> we can't top that. we'll be right back. thank you, rita. good luck with the show. ,,,,,,,,
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you may have seen these popular pie faced stories -- or forget that. we have something better. come on out, rita moreno, with the cake. >> happy birthday to you. >> oh, my god. oh, my god. oh, my god. look at that. >> rita, look at that picture of charlie. >> i was in havana. that's havana. >> oh, my gosh. i'm dying to go there.
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break from all that snow, before another storm that's forecast this weeke stretch of interstat it's 8:55. i'm kenny choi. the sierra is getting a little break from all that snow before another storm that's forecast for this weekend. a stretch of interstate 80 was closed for hours yesterday. currently it's open to most vehicles but chains are required east of nyack. dog owners are fighting back because the national park service, the agency is trying to implement leash laws at the golden gate national recreation area. the owners created a website called woofieleaks that reportedly shows how the park service was biased in its decision. in san francisco, a muni transit official is working to fix a glitch on the signs that announce arrival times. intermittent outages have caused the signs to overestimate wait times when there haven't been major delays. here's roberta with a check
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of weather. >> so we have been jumping up and down to tell you about the weekend rain. it's not going to be the storm of the century but it's going to be a lot of rain in a short amount of time. that's after we already saw a lot of rain yesterday. up to 7 inches in the santa cruz mountains. right now it's below freezing in santa rosa at 31 degrees. otherwise mid-40s across the rim of the bay to the high 50s across the santa clara valley. it's currently 45 degrees with sunny skies in pacifica. later today temperatures 50 to 55 degrees a gentsle breeze and turning partly cloudy. the extended forecast one more dry day friday, rain saturday, heavy rain sunday up to a foot of rain in the santa cruz mountains three to six inches across the bay and gusty winds. roqui with this morning's traffic up next.
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it's 8:58a on the roads, a traffic alert in the south bay this is saratoga highway 9 at sanborn road a downed tree blocking all lanes so avoid the area. now moving over to our bridges, the san mateo bridge looking good headed into the peninsula and the same story here across the span of the bay bridge. the maze to downtown only 10 minutes.
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