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reat day. have a great day, everyone. good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, february 23rd, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." angry trump opponents confronting congressional republicans. protesters clash with police in anaheim, california, overnight after an off duty police officers fires a shot in a dispute with a crowd of teenagers. >> the relentless rain in northern california creates a rare sight at an overflowing lake. the phenomenon that hasn't been seen in over a decade. >> we begin with today's eye
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opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> you work for us! >> 2020 you're gone! >> let's take a couple more comments or questions about health care. >> lawmakers face off with angry voters. >> the president and the white house say at least some of the outrage is manufactured. >> this wasn't our official crowd. it wasn't manufactured. it was real people with real concerns. >> the trump administration rolling back federal protections for transgender students in public schools. >> he's a firm believer in states rights and certain issues aren't best dealt with at the federal level. >> the water is receding, we are far from out of this. >> then we go right back into winter throughout the plain states. >> talking about potential blizzard conditions. >> back up. >> unrest in southern california as protesters gather over a police officer firing his gun during a confrontation with teenagers. >> the fiery last stand over the
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dakota access oil pipeline as demonstrators face a deadline to leave the campsites. certainly the warning is to batten down the hatches. >> tom brady's super bowl jersey still suspect. >> lady gaga wouldn't do it. >> for sure she could have done it. she's a suspect. >> and all that matters. >> beam me up, guys. >> a breakthrough in figuring out whether we have company out there. seven newly discovered planets. >> a new solar system 39 light years away. >> steve, how far is that? >> pretty far. >> thank you. >> on "cbs this morning." >> five seconds to go. >> pay attention to the clock. guillen, scores! syracuse wins! >> the orange had them all the way. guillen, an assassin!
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>> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off. anthony mason is with us. we've got to talk about that college basketball. >> if charlie was here, he would not be happy about that. but what a game. >> big east alumni like to see that. syracuse is not a member of the big east, but still. >> president trump still getting low marks in the latest cbs news poll. lines.ns are divided among party the poll out this morning shows 39% of americans approval of his job performance. 51% disapprove. people say immigration is the most important issue the president needs to address followed by the economy and health care. those topics are at the center of angry confrontations at political town halls all around the country.
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constituents are blasting members of congress and the trump administration policies. >> my husband suffered with multiple, multiple other things and you want to stand there and expect us to be calm, cool and collected. what kind of insurance do you have? >> you can hear the anger and the pain in that woman's voice. nancy cordes is in milton, florida, near pensacola, where another town hall is scheduled today. nancy, good morning. >> good morning. lawmakers come to these town halls prepared to explain their own actions. what they're finding this week is one of the main things voters want to talk about along with immigration and health care is president trump himself. they're being forced to answer for some presidential comments and policies that in some cases they themselves don't agree with. >> do you agree with mr. trump that the press is the enemy of
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the american people? yes or no. >> no. >> arkansas senator tom cotton fielded a lot of uncomfortable questions about his party's leader last night. this one was the most painful. >> if you call yourself a christian man, are you making the right decisions for these kids while you are supporting the policies of a man who wants to grab women by the [ bleep ]? >> we have a lot of people here who are not supportive of donald trump. >> at hostile town halls from coast to coast, republicans have decided some presidential behavior isn't worth defending. >> he made delusional statements. >> i think that was a fine last question and i intend to answer it to the best of my ability. >> reporter: mr. trump's relationship with russia has
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become a flashpoint. >> please make sure our president is not a puppet of vladimir putin. >> reporter: as has his refusal to release his tax returns. >> he's the president, not a private individual. >> reporter: in louisiana, senator bill cassidy tried to talk about obamacare. but he was drowned out and told us later the anti trump fervor is preventing productive discourse. >> when i point out trump's goals, all they can say is he's lying. if you decide you're not going to believe him, then we really can't go forward. >> reporter: the white house said yesterday some of these scenes are being manufactured by professional protesters. most gop lawmakers, however, have disagreed saying they may not share all the views of these protesters, but that they are real constituents with real concerns. >> nancy, thank you. the president is also hearing protests after the white house reversed new federal guidelines on school bathrooms.
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a judge had already blocked the obama administration's guidance that transgender students must be allowed to use facilities based on the gender they identify with. the trump administration says the federal government should not interfere. major garrett is at the white house with the decision. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this reversal is designed to take the federal government out of the transgender bathroom issue and put the debate and the search for solutions in the hands of states and local school districts. critics say this will create confusion and could open the door to discrimination and possibly bullying. protesters formed outside the white house last night as the decision to end federal protections for transgender students put president trump front and center in the battle over lgbt rights. in a statement released last night the white house said policy regarding transgender bathrooms should be decided at the state level. press secretary sean spicer echoed that guidance tuesday. >> this is not something the
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federal government should be involved in. this is a states rights issue. >> reporter: obama administration's to public schools allowing transgender students to use rest rooms that match their gender identity. those schools who didn't apply would lose their funding. >> we should try to accommodate these kids so they are not in a vulnerable situation. >> attorney general jeff sessions said the guidance lacked sufficient legal basis and his justice department has a duty to enforce the law. the issue gained national prominence last march when north carolina enacted a law restricting access to bathrooms in certain government-owned buildings to the sex that appears on a person's birth certificate. candidate trump criticized north carolina's move. >> there have been very little complaints the way it is. >> reporter: and said he would allow caitlyn jenner to use any bathroom she wished in trump tower. >> you would be fine with her using any bathroom she chooses? >> that is correct. >> reporter: mr. trump told fox
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news later that month that it's up to the states to make their own decisions. >> the federal government should not be involved. >> reporter: the white house said education secretary betsy devos is 100% on board with this reversal in federal policy. in a statement last night, devos, the education secretary, said in part, students should have the freedom to learn and thrive in a safe and trusted environment. this is not merely a federal mandate, but a moral obligation. no individual, school, district or state can abdicate. norah? >> major, thank you very much. a high level u.s. delegation is trying to sell new deportation policies to mexico. secretary of state rex tillerson and homeland security sec taf john kelly want to find common ground on immigration and a border wall. so far mexico's leadership is not buying it. the country's foreign affairs secretary says, quote, we will not accepted it because there's no reason why we should. chip reid is following the immigration talks. good morning. >> good morning. will meet with the mexican elly-
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president this afternoon. they have a tall order, to calm the nerves of mexican officials angry about the administration's immigration enforcement guidelines. >> the relationship with mexico is phenomenal right now. i think there's an ungloobeliev dialogue between our two nations. >> reporter: as the white house is insisting the state of u.s.-mexican diplomacy is healthy, rex tillerson was on a mission to mend a fractured relationship. at the center of the rift, a new immigration memo that authorizes the deportation of anyone living in the u.s. illegally. >> you have to understand that we are not going out and doing mass deportations. >> reporter: joining tillerson today in mexico, homeland security secretary john kelly. the two plan to discuss the new trump administration policy of deporting anyone caught entering the u.s. through mexico regardless of their nationality. they could bring up president trump's desire to make mexico
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pay for a wall on the border, an explosive issue that caused the mexican president to cancel his meeting with the president in january. >> we're going to renegotiate other aspects of our relationship with mexico, and in the end i think it will be good for both countries. >> reporter: president trump told all federal agencies to comb through their budgets and look for waste. that would include spending on mexico. >> no more wasted money. we're going to be spending the money in a very, very careful manner. >> the president specifically ordered the department of homeland security to comb through the last five fiscal years of aid to mexico, estimated $320 million annually, the largest chunk reportedly goes to law enforcement including helping mexican authorities fight the war on drugs. gayle? >> chip, thank you. vice president mike pence visited a jewish cemetery where vandals damaged more than 150 head stones.
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he helped to clean the gave sites, helped by the governor of missouri and hundreds of volunteers. all of those head stones have now been repaired or replaced. >> there is no place in america for hatred or acts of prejudice or violence or anti-semitism. >> the vice president also thanked the volunteers for, quote, inspiring the nation. he said yesterday, guys, it shows what america is really all about. a lot of people giving him credit. >> i think it was great, and i think it was great so many muslim americans contributed. >> the response is extraordinary. it was great. police in anaheim, california, arrested about two dozen people during violent protests. hundreds of people flooded the streets one day after an off duty officer fired his gun during a dispute with teenagers. the video shows one protester being hit by a bean bag. the confrontation triggering the demonstration was captured by a cell phone camera.
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>> the off duty officer can be seen firing his gun while pulling one teenager through some bushes. police say he was upset about kids constantly stepping on his property. carter evans shows how the confrontation escalated. >> let me go for the last time. >> reporter: cell phone video captures the moment the fight escalates. the man in the sunglasses is an off duty lapd officer. he has his hands on a 13-year-old student who can be heard yelling he's a minor. >> let me go. >> reporter: police say the off duty officer who lives along a popular route to three local schools was increasingly frustrated with kids walking across his property. tuesday afternoon, he confronted them. at one point the 13-year-old tries to get away and his friends intervene, knocking the officer down. that's when he grabs a gun from his waistband and pulls the trigger. no one was hit. 13-year-old christian who asked
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us not to show his face says he was sticking up for a classmate. >> he's like get off my lawn. >> reporter: christian has cuts and bruises from the fight. >> i thought he was going to shoot me and i was scared. i thought i was going the die. >> reporter: christian and a 15-year-old were arrested at the scene but released pending further charges. for "cbs this morning," carter evans, los angeles. >> the off duty officer has been placed on administrative leave while the lapd investigates. he alleges the teenager christian said he would shoot him. christian says he was only threatening to sue him. american-backed iraqi forces have captured a key airport from isis. security forces overnight stormed mosul's main airport and a nearby military base. the advance is part of a major assault this week against extremist fighters in iraq's second largest city. video shows the intense battle.
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mosul is the last major isis stronghold in iraq. our david martin is traveling with the commander of u.s. forces in the middle east. in our next hour he'll join us from bagdad with more on how more u.s. troops could be headed to the region. a small number of protesters defying a government evacuation order. police began clearing activists from near their campality the a dakota access pipeline. protesters say the fire was part of a ceremony to mark their departure after months of protesters. a former doctor due to be arraigned in court this hour following new accusations of sexual abuse. larry nasr was charged with two dozen counts of criminal sexual assault involving nine girls. so far more than 80 women have come forward with complaints against the 53-year-old. on sunday's "60 minutes" three former gymnasts went public
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accusing him of abuse. our dr. john la pew has been investigating. the details are disturbing. >> complaints first became public in september following an investigation by the "indianapolis star" that prompted young women to come forward. the latest complaint alleges nine gymnasts, all under the age of 16, had treatments that included digital penetration. >> this guy is despicable. he is a monster. >> reporter: michigan's top prosecutor on wednesday filed more charges against former u.s.a. gymnastics and michigan sports medicine doctor larry nasr. they include 22 counts of criminal sexual conduct. in one of two affidavits a girl identified as victim b began seeing nasr for treatment as early as 10 years old. she said she was sexually assaulted by nassar more times than she could count. since december he's been held without bail in michigan after
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pleading not guilty in different cases for charges including criminal sexual conduct and possession of child pornography. >> very effortless. >> reporter: jamie dancer who won bronze in the 2000 olympics says he treated her without a glove or chaperone. >> how many times did you have this kind of procedure? >> it would happen all the way to the olympics in sydney. i was 18. >> from the time you were around 13 or so until 18? >> yes. >> on mon she joined jessica howard and janet antolin on "cbs this morning" to discuss their alleged sexual abuse. >> we all love our sport and we want it to come across to everybody watching, everybody who might fall in love with it that it's safe. it's not safe right now. >> in a statement to "cbs this morning," usa gymnastics saying
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nothing is more important than protecting young people. officials are doing ever thing they can to promote a safe environment. his lawyers have defended treatment as legitimate. attorneys told "cbs this morning" he has no comment to wednesday's charges. he faces up to life in prison if convicted. >> we're likely to see more cases? >> i think that's likely. >> the prosecutor used the word despisable. seems to apply in this case based on what we're hearing. san jose's mayor your admits the california city failed to properly warn residents during this week's flood emergency. a creek overflowed its banks yesterday causing widespread flooding. more than 14,000 people were forced from their homes this week. the fast rising water led to dozens of rescues. the heavy rain seriously damaged a bridge on scenic highway 1 in big sur. part of the highway is shut down indefinitely. officials say the bridge has to
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be removed and replaced. just one ticket, one ticket was sold in indiana that matches the winning numbers for that massive powerball lottery. the numbers were picked last night for the $435 million jackpot. that means you are set for life. the prize is one of the largest in powerball history. we do not know the identity of the winner or winners. the winning numbers are this, 10, 13, 28, 52, 61 and the powerball number is 2. i always hope when it's that big it's a group that wins it, as opposed to one person. that would be nice. >> that would be nice. indiana police make a unique request in a double murder investigation. ahead why they say a voice recorder is so important to finding the killer or killers of two teenage girls. first, it's 7:19. time to check your local weather. . from the kpix studios, good morning, everyone, this is the scene this morning, we could see the golden gate bridge from the tower camera looking in a
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northerly direction. boy, it is a gorgeous morning. it is on the cold side. we have temperatures 31 degrees in santa rosa 41 in fremont. high 30s in vallejo. everyone is in the 50s, under 60. north wind to 20. same on friday. a newas a new nasa discovery could take us closer to finding out whether we're alone in the universe. >> seven planets are circling a
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an angry response from north korea after the assassination of
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kim jong-un's half brother. an unusual sight in california. the he . good morning. it is 7:26. nearly 4,000 people are still evacuated in san jose. this is a live look in the rock springs neighborhood which is one of three communities included in the evacuation order. as you can see, there is still a lot of water and a lot to clean up. highway 37 reopened after being shut down for two weeks. the road got soaked during recent storms. crews closed off the stretch between 101 to make several upgrades. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
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. good morning, everybody, here is your local traffic update. san jose, we have a three car crash here on northbound 17 at 280.
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it is a three car crash blocking the 2 right lanes and also the southbound 280 connector. as you can see it is causing slow downs there at 19 miles an hour. let's head to the bay bridge toll plaza we step out of the way. high winds across the span and heavy traffic. you have a 25-minute drive between the maze and downtown and if you're travelling in northern napa county, black ice on highway 29 and for more on that and the cold temperatures here is roberta. >> first everybody was complaining about the rain. now they're complaining about the sun in their eyes. i was listening to the radio. it is causing delays on some of the roadways. be mindful. grab your sunglasses, you will need them all day long and your jacket. 31 degrees in santa rosa. we're in the 40s. temperatures under 60 degrees everywhere from the coast to the bay into our inland areas. strong north wind, 10 to 20 adding to the daytime chill. similar conditions on friday. we'll have rain showers saturday through monday but we'll have mostly dry conditions during that period as well. then a dry trend builds in on
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a space-x dragon cargo ship arrived at the international space station this morning loaded with more than 5,000 pounds of supplies. the precision docking happened as the space station traveled 17,000 miles per hour. the ship docked a day after the link-up was aborted because of a glitch. the robot arm was used to grab the capsule. the dragon launched last sunday from the kennedy space center. >> very cool. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, while space-x focused on the international says station, nasa discovered seven new earth-like planets that could have water. physics professor michio kaku is in our toyota green room. this is what you call a psyched
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up scientist today. aren't you, michio kaku? there you go. go, team. with a possibility for life in the nearby solar system. >> and a cell phone recording could hold the key to the unsolved killing of two teenage girls in indiana. video captured reveals a mysterious voice that may belong to the killer. ahead, why police are calling that victim a hero. >> time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the washington post reports on north korea criticizing the investigation into the death of the half brother of the country's dictator. it called malaysia's probe full of holes and contradictions. kim jong nam died last week from apparent poisoning in kuala lumpur. police believe the killers got training from four north korean men who fled malaysia on the day of the attack. they are still at large. the post and courier in charleston reports dylann roof may have tried to continue his
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deadly rampage. roof killed nine black worshippers at a south korea church in 2015 and newly unsealed court documents show that federal prosecutors believe after he committed that massacre he drove straight to a second black church still holding his gun. the bible study at that church had been c comment. britain says over sleeping could be an early sign of alzheimer's. those who consistently sleep more than nine hours a night are twice as likely to develop
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dementia in ten years. reducing sleep time would be unlikely to lower the risk. >> i wonder if the reverse is true. sleeping very little. >> no problem here. >> we should be in good shape if that's true. the hollywood reporter says a court suspended a law to let actors delete their ages from a website. performers say they need to do it because of age discrimination in the film industry. but a judge said the law is probably a free speech violation. the state and the site go to court next month. police in indiana believe a man's voice saying "down the hill" could lead them to a murderer. they released a recording yesterday made before 14-year-old liberty german and 13-year-old abigail williams were killed last week. more than one suspect may be on the loose. don daler any tips, even those
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that might seem insignificant. listen to this voice. >> down the hill. >> reporter: police think it belongs to a killer. >> down the hill. >> reporter: the looped audio is from a longer cell phone video shot by 14-year-old liberty german who was murdered with her friend abigail williams. >> liberty german is a hero. a 14-year-old young lady who had the presence of mind when she obviously probably felt she was in danger to activate the video system on her cell phone and actually record evidence that we are using now. >> reporter: these grainy images of a suspect wearing jeans, a blue jacket and hoodie are also from german's phone. investigators don't know if the voice recording released is of the same man. >> as poor as the picture is, somebody knows. if you're watching we'll find
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you. >> reporter: about 20 fbi agents arecal and state police to solve the case. james comey himself has been briefed twice. investigators want to know about anyone who has been behaving strangely or may have changed their appearance. >> anxious, irritable. have they followed the case and what the media is putting out with a sense that is not normal. >> reporter: german reportedly posted these photos during their hike february 13. when the girls failed to return the residents of this town of about 3,000 launched a search. their bodies were found the next day a half mile away on property owned by ron logan. >> a double homicide. this is a first as far as i know. >> reporter: german's grandfather said she had dreams of becoming a scientist. >> she was so active and full of life, involved in every sport t to contribute.
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they expect the number that go up. gayle? >> hopefully somebody recognizes the voice or picture. thank you, don. we are a step closer to answering the age old question -- are we alone in the universe? nasa announced a discovery of seven earth-size planets around a star 40 light years from earth which is 235 trillion miles. all seven could have water so the key to life is like ours there. three of the planets are in the habitable zone where liquid water on the surface is most likely. michio kaku is a physics professor at the city university of new york. welcome. we haven't seen you in a long time. you're only here when it's something big and this is big. >> this is big. >> i heard it like finding a pot of gold next to the holy grail. is it that big?
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>> it's big. nasa hit the jackpot this time. the holy guardrail lly grail i earth-like twin. we have found one with perhaps water, radio transmissions. >> and not just one. >> this is unprecedented. astronomers are jumping up and down now. >> how did they find these? >> it's difficult. they cannot be seen directly. when they go in front of the mother star it dims the light from the mother star and that's how we do it. we look for periodic dimming of stars. that's the characteristic of a planet moving in front of the star. >> you said twin and i said triplets. three of them are actually in the habitable zone. explain what it may mean in terms of if there is life out there. >> this is the goldilocks zone. if a planet is too close to the
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sun then the oceans boil away. if a planet is too far from the sun the oceans freeze. you have to be just right from the sun to have liquid water which is the universal solvent where dna first gets off the ground. >> what's the next step for scientists? >> we better look at the atmospheres of the planets. look for oxygen, water vapor. we want to look maybe for radio transmissions. perhaps there is intelligent life there. some kind of radio. this means we are hot on the heels of the best shot at finding a twin in outer space. >> will we know next week? >> it will take months and months of painful work. an announcement that we have found evidence of life is huge. >> huge. >> much bigger than columbus discovering the new world. >> bigger than columbus. >> much bigger. >> 235 trillion miles sounds far. >> a hop, skip and a jump. >> it would take a few hundred
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thousand years for a saturn rocket to reach that distance. don't hold your breath. >> thank you very much. a massive drain is sucking water from one of california's largest reservoirs. >> in northern california this spillway is working overtime. when it reaches its capacity we'll show you how it is able to drain nearly half an olympic sized pool in one second. that story coming up on "cbs this morning." >> look at that. subscribe to the "cbs this morning" podcast for the news of the day, extended interviews and podcast originals. fine them on itunes and apple's podcast app. we'll be right back. you don't let anything keep you sidelined.
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california's punishing rain this month has flooded neighborhoods and triggers evacuations. the wet weather was credited with a rare sight 60 miles north
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of san francisco. a huge amount of water is literally flowing down the drain. mariaville real shows us the phenomenon. >> reporter: first the rain, now the drain. the lake is pouring water i ws raging torrent at the bottom. the spillway is 200 feet from the monticello dam shaped like a funnel. 72 feet wide at the lip narrowing to 28 feet down in the creek. when water rises to more than
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440 feet above sea level it spills over the lip of the funnel and pours into the creek 700 feet below. >> when this reservoir reaches capacity the spillway takes in 40,000 cubic feet of water per second, the equivalent to half an olympic sized pool drained in one second. this is what the drain looks like during california's drought. so dry it was an unofficial skateboard park. the water started trickling in on friday. now it's a tourist destination. you might say a hole-y pilgrima pilgrimage. >> this is awesome how it's going down like that. >> reporter: it could be flowing for the next couple of months. >> looks like something super natural. >> it does. i could watch it for a long time. it's pretty riveting.
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it's so amazing given . from the kpix weather center, dress in layers out the door, it is cold. in fact, right now as we look at the dublin camera looking out toward mount diablo, we have temperatures in the 30s. it is colder in santa rosa at 31 degrees. 40s around the bay. better today, everyone is under 60 degrees with a stiff wind out of the north. 10 to 20. lots of sunshine today and tomorrow. in and out of the rain this weekend.
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. it is 7:56. nearly 4,000 people still evacuated in san jose. here is a live look in the rock springs neighborhood which is one of the three communities included in the mandatory evacuation order. there is a lot of water and clean up to do. some families were able to return home last night. they had the chance to assess some of the flood damage. some of the homes had up to five feet of water damage. the mayor of san jose admitted that the city could have done a better job notifying residents before hand. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
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. good morning bay area. it is 7:58. let's look at the bay area roads starting in the south bay. we have a major problem so you can take a look at the red
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arrows it is a three car crash blocking the 2 right lanes and the on ramp to southbound 280. as you can see, causing major delays at 5 miles an hour on northbound 17 ce you head up into san jose. let's look at mass transit now. san francisco station bart is delayed ten minutes headed into the peninsula and also into the east bay. trains 5 and 7 are good and muni is good, too. black ice on highway 29, roberta, more on that? >> yes, we've had freezing conditions. some with the recent rains and ponding on the roadways. it does cause black ice and the next couple of mornings will be pretty frosty. keep that in mind. but this is our live weather camera looking out towards the golden gate bridge. wow, temperatures right now, 35 degrees in santa rosa. 33 degrees in livermore. everybody under 60 degrees with our highs only in the 50s. winds out of the north 10 to 20 adding to the daytime chill. same on friday. in and out of the rain saturday
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, february 23rd, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning," there's a new warning about brands of heart burn medicine. the doctor e evaluates potential impact on your kidneys, but, first, today's eye opener at 8:00. lawmakers say one of the main things voters talk about with immigration and health care is president trump. >> this reversal is designed to put the debate and search for solutions in the hands of state and local school districts. secretary tillerson has a tall order on the nerves of mexican officials angry about immigration. anaheim, california, two dozen arrested in protests.
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an offduty officer fired a gun in a dispute with teenagers. protesters defying a government e evacuation orders. they began clearing out most of the activists. the mayor admits the california city failed to properly warn residents in this week's flood emergency. >> i heard it described like finding a pot of gold next to the holy grail. is it that big? >> it is big. nasa hit the jackpot this time. trump's success is already inspiring other slcelebrities t get into politics because in the next election, kid rock could run for senate in michigan. that's right. which you'll be hearing, i yield the remainder of my time. >> i'm gayle king, charlie is off, but for those of you asking, and a lot of you are, he's doing fantastic. more lawmakers are confronted by angry voters in the home
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district. at town halls coast to coast, congressional republicans hear tough questions on president trump's taxes, immigration policy, and plans to repeal and replace obamacare. >> i can tell you three members of my family that would be dammed and homeless if it was not for aca. [ cheers and applause ] i'm angry! you work for us. >> all these town halls attract a mix of republicans and democrats. white house press secretary sean spicer was asked about the crowds yesterday. >> i think some people are clearly upset, but there is a bit of professional protester manufacturered base in there, but there are obviously people that are upset, but i also think that when you look at some of these districts and some of
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these things, it is not a representation of a member's district. >> now, that sounded like president obama's press secretary eight years ago. >> the anger that some members of congress are experiencing in town hall meetings, especially over health care reform, is manufactured? >> i think some of it, yes. in fact, i think you have groups today, conservatives for patient rights that bragged about organizing and manufacturing that anger. >> manufactured or not, there's more town halls held today, and my guess, there's more protests. >> a little bit more noise. protesters gathered outside the white house last night after the trump administration reversed guidelines on bathrooms for transgender students. the new order says policy regarding transgender bathrooms should be decided at a state level. that cancels obama
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administration guidance last year saying public schools must allow transgender students to use restrooms that match their gender identity. >> now the states make the call. she was a transgender sister tweeted this, i'm, obviously, disappointed in the decision to send the transgender bathroom issue to the states to decide. you gave me the honor to sing at your inauguration, give me and my sister the honor to meet with you tao talk. she told us what shements the president to know. >> when i heard the news, i was kind of just thinking about my sister and the things she's gone through and the struggles that we've all had to deal with, and me watching her suffer like that is really hard to do. >> her sister, who you see there, is one of several transgender students suing their
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school district over its restroom policy. american backed forces captured a key airport from isis. the advance is part of a major asult against extremist fighters in mosul. they stormed the main airport and nearby military base. david martin is traveling with general joseph, the commander of u.s. forces in the middle east. he says he won't hesitate to ask for more american ground troops in iraq and syria. >> we can help with fire support. we can help with intelligence. we can help with our intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, help with planning of operations, how they take advantage of opportunities and how they keep the momentum going forward. there's a variety of things we can do working through our partners. >> definitely sounds like more troops. >> well, perhaps. there may be. i've always been encouraged if we need more, we'll ask for more.
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>> david horn just arrived at the u.s. embassy in baghdad. david, good morning. >> reporter: we just came from the air base's location i'm not allowed to say, but it is one of the air base's ringing iraq and syria. a commander said right now in northern iraq and eastern syria, one bomb is falling every eight minutes. that's not shock and awe, but it is a steady drizzle of bombs raining down on isis. it could be more. the pace of the air campaign is determined by the pace of ground operations, and that's why the pentagon is looking at putting in more ground troops into both iraq and syria in order to speed up the pace of ground operations. gayle? >> thank you, david martin reporting from baghdad. more tonight. popular heart burn drugs could lead to kidney damage for
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♪ a a new warning this morning about the possible dangers of heart burn drugs. researchers found that taking the medications for prolonged periods may lead to serious kidney damage. people may have no warning signs of kidney problems, but the study look at patients with a prescription for proton pump inhibitors, some of the most popular ppis, available over the counter are sold under many other brands, and none of the maers of the drugs responded to
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request for comment. an estimated 15 million americans use the medications regularly. our dr. david is in los angeles, dave, good morning. >> good morning, anthony. >> what's the risks, exactly, that the study found with these drugs? >> what the study showed is continued use of these drugs and studied over five years in the veter veteran's administration, a big data study, if you take them for long periods of time, chronic kidney issues go up. then it's too late. it's worrisome. these are prescription brands and over the counterment over the counter, classically, people are not checked for kidney problem. >> heart burn is a real thing, 10-20% of americans suffer from it. what's the advice? >> 7.8% of americans in 30 days took this class of drugs, so we all take it, but what we know is much of the heart burn is avoidable by following what you eat. avoid the fatty foods. avoid eating too much.
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alcohol. tobacco. they can all make that valve weaker to allow acid to come into the esophagus. avoidance. talk to the doctor, take something educational for in could be helpful. look at other ways of avoiding reflux. >> the cause is the diet that you eat? it's that simple? >> it's not that simple, but, certainly diet is a part of it. there's a valve at the end of the stomach, and acid can go into your e esophagus and cause problems. you feel it. that's heart burn. >> go ahead, sorry, sorry, go >> we can make the valve work better, problem is alcohol and tobacco make it work less and acid comes up. >> other ways to treat it other than medication? >> well, there are surgery and some more aggressive routes, but avoidance is the best. there is a class of drug that blocks secretion, an h2 blocker,
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this is a kidney disease was not associated with those drugs. >> the study prove these drugs can cause kidney disease? >> it was a big data study. it was in association. previous associations were found with the drugs and more dementia, more heart disease, and more bone fractures. this class of drugs, obviously, has risks. it's a discussion to have with your doctor. there's risks and benefits. in some patients, you still have to take the drugs, but the discussion should happen. happen. >> i remember when i was pregnant having heartburn, but i took tums. tums work. >> but the problem is they bind acid and your body says i'm not making enough so it makes more. it makes the cycle worse. >> oh, no. i wish i had known that before. tuition at one of the nation's largest day care companies costs more than $30,000 a year. parents learned teachers earn as little as $11 an hour. ahead, the impact low wages have
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♪ a group of parents fighting for higher wages for workers at one of the nation's largest
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early childhood education companies. according to government data from 2015 child care workers make an average of $9.77 an hour. that's only 61 cents more than the earnings of fast food and other food industry workers. it is 83 cents than what retail workers earn on average. here's why some new york city parents call it just plain wrong. good morning. >> good morning. the cost of child care has more than doubled since 1997. when a group of new york parents discovered the people providing the care hadn't received much raise they decided to ask for one. like most working parents, ryan and rebecca pay all they can to make sure their 2-year-old daughter goes to a great day care. >> it is a premium day care. it's expensive. >> reporter: last september four of his toddler's teachers quit over low wages. when he discovered what they were making he was shocked. the teachers move on but you are continuing with your daughter
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enrolled in class. why continue to have a conversation about this? >> a hard day's work deserves a fair day's pay. we felt it required us to speak up. >> reporter: his daughter goes to a bright horizons child care center in new york city, one of the nation's largest early childhood education companies. the publically traded company grassed nearly $360 million in 2015. it has over 100,000 students, 932 locations and tuition can cost more than $30,000 a year. in a letter to ceo david lisy signed by more than a dozen parents, they complained that the company's infant and toddler teachers earn as little as $11 an hour. they compared the teacher compensation to that of fast food workers. cbs news confirmed the details of the letter with three former employees. bright horizons appeared on
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fortune's list of the hundred best companies to work for 16 times. weiner believes teacher compensation should reflect their success. >> they should be able to pay their bills. they are not looking for a pot of gold. >> reporter: bright horizons said they are proud of the work they have done to raise the bar for early educators. the company told us it offers significant educational benefits as well as medical and 401 k plans. the market itself may be the problem. according to the bureau of labor statistics full time child care workers make about $20,000 a year or $9.77 an hour. while preschool teachers make about $4 an hour more. a uc berkeley study shows nearly half of the workers are on some form of public assistance. >> we know many teachers are working two jobs. some rely on public assistance. >> reporter: a third of early ed teachers change jobs every year.
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>> i wanted to check in. >> reporter: michelle rivist is director of the north carolina child care coalition. >> turnover is a devastating experience for a small child. during the early years, 0 to 5, they build attachments to important people in their lives, parents or teachers. >> reporter: about seven years ago meredith sawyer took a pay cut when she switched from waiting tables to teaching preschoolers. >> i'm not comfortable giving what i make in a year. the center i work at is dedicated to giving competitive wages. i still have to work a second job to make ends meet. >> reporter: she said working with young kids is more than a job. >> we have children's lives in our hands during the day. we are responsible for not only their care and keeping them safe and healthy but also responsible for educating them. >> we are doing number recognition. >> reporter: those responsibilities are why teachers deserve to make more. how far are you hoping to take
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this? >> until we see meaningful change. >> reporter: if they raise the wages it could mean higher tuition for you. >> i'm aware of that. >> reporter: you are willing to pay more? >> if it meant people who take care of my daughter were paid a fair wage, yes. >> reporter: bright horizons has a market value of more than $4 billion. it says up to 80% of tuition goes to teacher salaries, benefits and training. we spoke to a dozen current and former child care workers and many said they have to take on extra work just to make ends meet. >> in the words of chris rock, that ain't right. that's a shame they are treated and paid that way for the work they do. >> it is important the work they do. >> costs more 0 to 5 than to put
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. good morning. it is 8:25. nearly 4,000 people still evacuated in san jose. this is a live look in the rock springs neighborhood which is one of three communities included in that mandatory evacuation order. as you can see, still a lot of water and a lot to clean up in that neighborhood. highway 37 in novado reopened after shut down for two weeks. the road flooded during recent storms so they closed down streets to make several upgrades. stick around, we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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. good morning bay area. it is 8:27. we have no rain but we have traffic so let's take a look at mass transit. first and foremost, bart, san francisco stations are delayed into the peninsula and the east bay due to police activity from earlier. trains 5 and 7 are online and j church line. shuttle buses are responding to that. moving over to southbound 280 a three car crash blocking the 2 right lanes and the southbound 280 connector ramp. look at that. a lot of red arrows on northbound 17 backed up all the way to highway 85. give yourself plenty of time if
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that is part of your morning drive. >> look at this weather shot. i absolutely love it. it is our live weather camera. it is possessioned on top of su it fro tower. we're looking in a northerly direction. you can see forever, the visibility is unlimited. we have cold air mass in place. santa rosa. 35 after dipping down to 31 degrees this afternoon. liver ar more you were at 37. you're now at 40 degrees. mid-40s around the rim of the bay. 44 in san jose. we'll experience a northerly breeze today. when you couple that with the air temperatures, anywhere between 54 and 57 degrees. not much of a spread. it will feel a little cool throughout the afternoon hours. repeat performance for your friday. now, it is a little tricky over the weekend through monday. computer model in complete disagreement. bottom line is, it will be dry most of the weekend with random scattered showers beginning saturday afternoon and then late sunday into your monday, dry weather pattern on tuesday through wednesday. ,,,,,,,,
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♪ there's nothing like getting a good old bear hug unless you have work to do. look at this baby giant panda. he wouldn't let go of one of the keeper's legs. the cub held on as the man tried to work in the enclosure. every time the keeper moved the panda it came right back for more cuddles and play time. i don't know anybody that doesn't like cuddles and play time. that's us with charlie rose. we recognize the move. holding onto the leg. charlie, come back! >> cuddle time. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour, president trump called the "new york times" a failing newspaper but digital subscriptions are growing fast. "new york times" executive editor -- there he is.
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hello, mr. dean mckay. he'll join us at the table to talk about the difficulties of covering this president and a new ad campaign focused on truth. plus a challenge for nascar. tv ratings are down by nearly half in recent years. we talk to drivers and fans about the new race season starting at daytona this weekend. >> time to show you some of the morning's headlines. the "new york times" takes us inside uber's aggressive and unrestrained workplace culture. the times interviewed more than 30 current and former workers. among the most serious accusations one uber manager allegedly groped female co-workers at a company retreat in las vegas. a director allegedly shouted a homophobic slur during a heated confrontation in a meeting. on tuesday, uber ceo apologized for leaving the culture to this point. $24 million in city taxpayer
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money was spent from election day to inauguration day to secure trump tower. that's about $308,000 a day. the mayor is seeking a full reimbursement from the federal government. >> the boston globe reports on rihanna being named harvard university's humanitarian of the year. the singer will accept the award on campus next tuesday. rihanna is from barbados and has an oncology center in her home country. i didn't know that. that's good. usa today gets ready for summer with a look at the world's best beaches. fifth is siesta beach on florida's west coast. cuba's playa paraiso, eagle beach, grace bay in turks and kasey kahne and baia do sancho
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in brazil. i will take any of those. >> i'm tempted to see the pictures again. >> right. the washington post says tom brady listed culprits he suspects of taking his missing jersey. among them, lady gaga, the jaws shark and teammate julien edelman. some say the shirt could be worth half a million dollars. >> i'm surprised it's taking this long. the number of people who can be in the locker room after the super bowl -- i think the list would be small. >> if you took it you have to hide it for a long time. >> can't do a thing with it. the "new york times" has a new national ad campaign that asks the question, how do we arrive at the truth? >> the truth is our nation is more divided than ever. >> the truth is alternative facts are delusional the truth is locker room talk is harmless. >> the campaign isn't related to the trump administration but follows president trump's related criticism of the times.
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>> this days after the president said the fake news media is the enemy of the american people. the "new york times" executive editor assumed the highest ranked position in the newsroom in 2014. he joins us at the table. good morning. >> good morning. thanks for having me. >> you're in the newspaper business. what's with the ad about the truth? >> it's great. we have not taken on a national ad campaign in a long time. we thought it was a powerful moment, the most clarifying moment we have had in a generation about the role of the press. it's very clear what our mission is. it's time to toot our horn and tell people that our mission is to find the truth and we want you to read us because we care deeply about the truth at a time when, to be frank, a lot of people don't. >> the president said you all don't tell the truth. he used the "new york times" as a punching bag as he has with a lot of media outlets. you say it has nothing to do
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with the trump administration. that sounds suspicious. just a coincidence it's coming at this time? >> let me put it this way. it is not completely a coincidence. i think there is no question this president attacked the press relentlessly. there is no question that our role in covering him is being questioned by him. i think this is our way of saying that we have a very powerful role in the society. i think this is our way of saying that our role is clearer now than ever. >> what is that role that's clearer now than it's ever been to you? >> our role is to ask tough questions of powerful people. our role is to not accept easy answers from either powerful people or people who are not so powerful. >> steve bannon, the chief white house strategist, very critical,
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country. >> why did you miss it? >> miss it is too strong. the whole world missed it. i think there was tremendous anger and i think donald trump showed up and exploited him. donald trump and the people around him under it. i'm not sure i would go as far as to say -- i think he energized the anger in the country to his political benefit. i think the whole press -- not the whole press. but a lot of the press missed that. and i think that's a fair criticism of us. >> do you think the papers made a mistake in how they have covered this president? >> no. i think the coverage of donald trump has been sensational in a good way. not sensationalistic. it's been tough, aggressive. i think he's not used to it.
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i think our job -- i lead the coverage of the early days of barack obama. nobody remembers what happened when tom dashell emerged as the most powerful aide to barack obama and the media went after him hard because he was a lobbyist. >> to cover this president you have hired more reporters to cover the white house, you have increased your investigative unit. why? >> this is not just the story of donald trump. this is the story of a politician who has come into office with a mandate to transform entire systems of government. this is a government we don't know the secretary of state. most republican and democratic presidents reach in to the world of professional bureaucrats to pick their leaders. he didn't. we don't know these people. we need to examine them. we need to tell people who they are. >> peter baker said we shouldn't view this as a normal white house. >> it's not a normal white house in the sense that it is a
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revolutionary white house. if the trump administration does what it wants to do and puts your politics aside it will be a revolution of how government functions. we have a head of the epa who questions whether there should be an epa. we have a businessman running the state department. we have three generals at the top of the national security apparat apparatus. that's unusual. that's not a normal system of government. that doesn't mean it's bad. it's just unusual. and unusual is a bigger story that requires much greater scrutiny. >> over the weekend liz spade, of course, your public editor, raised a lot of questions about the "new york times" coverage. i read it again last night. she wrote there is a wide gulf between the value journalists place on anonymous sources and the value readers do. some may never accept information with roots they cannot see. do you get that criticism?
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maggie has begerd man has done reporting where the entire piece is all anonymous sources. >> yeah. >> how can you provide more transparency for readers? >> we can be clear to readers about where the sources come from. but let's be clear. anonymous sources have been responsible for the most important journalism. watergate, the "new york times's" disclosure of the nsa spying on americans. >> the cia black sites. >> anonymous sources. >> conversations with the russians. >> both sides used them. >> yes. anonymous sources -- the notion that anonymous sources are all manipulative bureaucrats trying -- they are also people who are uncomfortable with government, who are uncomfortable with the actions of their superiors. i will defend the proper use of anonymous sources.
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i don't think you can cover national security or this government without a lot of anonymous sources. >> you don't seem to be cowering at the charges of fake news. you seem energized. >> i find this -- i have been a journalist for 40 years. since i was 19. i have not been more energized and my newsroom has never been this energized. >> subscriptions are up, too. dean, thank you very much. >> thank you. nascar fans are gearing up for the daytona 500. ahead, why the iconic motor sport is less popular among fans and sponsors and,,,,
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♪ a new season of nascar is just around the corner as drivers gear up for sunday's daytona 500. stock car racing is struggling to maintain the popularity it had for years, both on tv and in the stands. nascar hopes to start this season in the fast lane. manny, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. as you can hear they are already starting to treat the track. on sunday it will be 42 cars tearing down the track at speeds
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nearing 200 miles per hour. nascar is hoping the event known as the great american race will put the brakes on to
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see what actually happens. it's more than cars turning left. >> reporter: nascar is ramping up the use of social media to promote the daytona 500.
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it's also changing the rules this season, adding stages to the race and a point system all meant to create more action on tv. norah? >> all right. thanks. no doubt they have some of the best fans in the world. >> very enthusiastic. >> they are. >> one lucky whale watcher managed to get kisses from a grey whale. up next how it got tlc from american tourists. and a golf prodigy born without his right arm. we catch up with tommy and his parents in florida. how he developed his love of golf. that's tomorrow on "cbs this morning." ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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♪ kiss her! [ smooches ] >> one lucky tourist got the kiss of a lifetime. a mother grey whale swam up to the visitors in mexico. after giving the whale kisses the group from california took turns rubbing her and giving her tlc. the whales migrate to the mexican coast to mate. many bring their babies up to tourist boats. >> a whale not in an enclosure is scary to me. >> i'm not sure i would kiss a whale. i like the petting part. >> that will do it for us. tune in to the cbs evening news. you're off tonight. >> i'm off tonight. >> scott is back tonight.
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we'll see you tomorrow at this table on "cbs this morning." take it easy. charlie rose, sending you love. by,,
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. good morning it is 8:55. i'm kenny choi. crews are inspecting buildings to see if it is safe for flood victims to return. 150 people spent the night in shelters. a vigil is planned for calvin riley killed six months ago while playing pokemon go near san francisco's square. there have been no arrests made in the case. santda clara county leaders will discuss a lawsuit challenging the trump administration's threat against sanctuary cities. it would take away federal funding from areas that protect undocumented immigrants. stick around. we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
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. i have your local traffic update. we'll take a look at your roadways first. let's take a look at mass transit. bart has a system wide delay of ten minutes due to earlier police activity. train 7 is on time but let's talk about muni. the j church line at san jose avenue between ocean and niagara avenue, this is back up and running. just a few shuttle places in response. cap corridor. train 25 is 20 minutes delay due to an earlier signal problem. let's move over to the bay
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bridge toll plaza a high wind advisory. if you're headed into the peninsula, you have a 30-minute commute. safe travels, everybody. rocky, yesterday, you were saying how cold it was. jim morafn sent me these in livermore. it happened like this. it drifted in off of the coast like that one right there off of the santa cruz coast this morning. any chances of rain will diminish as the hours pass by. we have clear, blue skies looking . clear blue skies in the 40s from 42 in santa rosa to 45 in oakland. we started the morning at 31 31 degrees and that was in the santa rosa area. 50s across the board. everybody from the coast to the inland areas. north winds 10 to 20 miles an hour. similar on friday. it will be mainly dry over the weekend but we will have some scattered showers from saturday afternoon, then again sunday
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wayne: whee! you're going to bali! jonathan: it's a zonk snowed-in living room! (screams) wayne: you got the big deal! teeny tiny box! - i gotta accelerate! wayne: you got it! - (screaming) wayne: go get your car! - let's make a deal! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! eal." i'm wayne brady, thanks for tuning in. let's get a couple to make a deal with. who wants to make a deal? i'll take the monkey and the banana. come on, monkey and banana. craig and lauren. everybody else, have a seat. come on, monkey and banana. how are you doing, craig? how are you, lauren? now, how long have you been a couple? - nine years. wayne: nine years, and where did you meet? - in redondo beach. wayne: do you speak much, craig? - i speak a lot. i'm a monkey, i'm just here. have a good time.


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