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>> it has been a bad day for the trump white house. >> the fbi investigating the campaign ties with russia. >> following the testimony, it's clear nothing has changed. officials have gone on record to indicate there's no evidence of a trump and russia collusion. >> the president again taking his campaign to sell obamacare repeal and replace on the road. >> we are going to be okay. everything good. health care is looking good. good. >> everybody onboard survived a commercial plane crash in south sudan, and the images make you wonder how they got out. >> and the fire is now 100% contained. jersey gate is over, and tom brady's super bowl jersey has now been recovered. >> the nightmare is over. >> finally something good has
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happened to tom brady, and i think we are all happy about that. >> things getting ugly on the hardwood. >> steph curry get into a bit of a scuffle. >> it's getting physical! >> the internet going nuts over a chicken. this is the king kong chicken. >> holy moly! >> and all that matters. >> north korea, what is happening there is disgraceful. >> such a weird way to celebrate a missile, and maybe it's about march madness and his brackets. >> really getting into the march madness this weekend. here's the thing, i don't think he was overreacting. it turns out he got freaked out not by the game, but by something on the jumbotron. pener" is presented by toyota.
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welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off, and we are pleased to have alex wagner join us once again. >> pleased to be here. >> the united states announced new security measures over night in response to a terror threat. >> the new ban will prevent passengers from carrying devices larger than a phone inside the cabin. >> the measures will affect direct flights to the u.s. from ten airports in eight countries. and we have details of the new restrictio restrictions. >> reporter: for sometime the u.s. officials are concerns about isis's obsession of bringing down an airplane, and now u.s. officials have ordered
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select airports and airlines to make security changes that officially went into effect overnight. the new rules by the department of homeland security will prevent flyers from carrying on any electronic devices bigger than a smartphone in the cabin, and the items that must be checked is computers and lap hraups and cameras. officials say this new measure is not country-specific. nine different carriers will be affected by the electronics ban, all of which run non-stop flights into the united states. the new phezer wimeasure will a all airline passengers flying to specific airports regardless of the preclearance or airline status. senior administration officials
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remain concerned over the targeting of commercial aviation including the smuggling of explosives inside consumer items. this video from february of last year shows the detonated laptop bomb departing from somalia. the new security proceeded calls will affect about 50 daily nonstop flights to the u.s. and the airlines will have 96 hours to comply or risk having the faa stop their flights into the country. >> thank you very much. our senior national security contributor joins us from washington. good morning. let's start with this. how unusual is this kind of restriction? what does it say to you? >> it says to me that the united states has credible intelligence of a plot to attack an airliner with the larger devices that must now be checked.
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i think we can take that to the bank. >> if it's a credible threat, why are the airport being told you have 96 hours to comply, and why not make it immediate? >> because it doesn't sound to me like an imminent threat or that it's specific with regard to one country or one airline and it sounds like a general plot that we learned about, a plan to do something significant but not specific. >> but michael, the ban is specific in terms of airports and countries, so what does that tell you about the threat? >> the fact that it's focused on putting explosives into electronic devices and focused on airlines suggests al qaeda, but when you look at the countries it looks more like isis, particularly when you put turkey in there. at this point i don't think we know which group is behind this. it could be either one. >> michael at one point we
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thought al qaeda suffered significant damage to its own strength and it seems to be coming back. >> charlie, that is a really good point. as we have been focused on isis for the last five years, al qaeda has rebounded. it has rebounded in yemen and it's rebounding in afghanistan and it is actually a growing problem in syria, and so it is a growing problem that we need to focus more on. >> in fact, american forces are able to retake not american forces but forces opposed to isis and able to run them out of raq raqqa, what happens to the terrorism front? >> two things happen, i think, charlie. one is isis becomes an insurgency, and it becomes a terrorists group in iraq and syria rather than owning territory and being an army. the other thing that happens is that there's more room to operate, and we will need to start focusing on them. >> former deputy of the cia,
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thank you for your time, michael. fbi comey says he has no evidence to confirm president's claim of being wiretapped by president obama. the revelations came during yesterday's house intelligence hearing. chip reid is on top of the hill. >> reporter: the wiretapping accusations began with a series of tweets from trump, and both sides of the aisle say there is no evidence to back up the tweets and yesterday the fbi director agreed. >> i am not going to try and characterize the tweets themselves, and all i can tell you is we have no information that supports them. fbi director james comey denied allegations of trump being
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wiretapped. >> i said the fbi and the department of justice have no information to support those tweets. >> and nsa rogers agreed. >> i have seen nothing on the nsa side that we engaged in any such activity or that anybody ever asked us to engage in such activity. >> comey confirmed the fbi had been investigating since july the russian interference into the campaign and whether trump associates coordinate with russian officials. >> this will include an assessment of whether any crimes were committed. >> he declined to answer questions more than 100 times. >> it's one of the subjects i can't comment on one way or another. >> and comey asked the committee
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to understand his predicament. >> it's not fair to draw conclusions simply because i say i can't comment. >> and michael flynn, campaign foreign policy carter page, and one-time campaign chairman, paul manafort and roger stone, a long-time friend of president trump. republican committee chairman nunez urged director comey to speed up the investigation. >> there's a big gray cloud you put over people who have very important work to do to lead this country so the faster can you get to the bottom of this, it's going to be better for all americans. >> reporter: comey said he doesn't know how long the investigation will take. republicans on the committee grilled comey about leaks coming from within the intelligence community. and comey said he takes the leaks seriously but will not say whether the fbi is investigating. >> a lot of action on the hill today. in the next half hour, we for
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thursday, nearly seven years to the day after president obama signed it into law. >> i am thrilled to be here in the great state of kentucky. >> reporter: in louisville last night president trump made no mention of the fbi investigation into russian contact s with his campaign. instead focusing all his political capital on winning thursday's key vote on the republican health care plan. >> remember, we will negotiate and it will go to the senate and back and forth. the end result is going to be wonderful. >> the white house spent all day in intense last-minute wrangling to sway skeptical conservatives threatening to bring down the bill, and the changes signed off on by the white house includes a freeze on medicaid expansion, and the ability to set work
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requirements on able bodied adults on medicaid, and prohibits use of tax credits. >> the alternative is what you have, and what you have is nothing. >> the president chose kentucky because it's the home state of republican senator rand paul who is opposed to the bill and whose vote he will need. >> i happen to like, a lot, senator rand paul. i do. and i look forward to working with him so we can get this bill passed in some form. >> earlier in the day, senator paul stood firm in his opposition. >> my hope is it fails on thursday and that's when the true negotiations begin. >> reporter: while president trump says he has enough votes to get it through the house, and he will next have to focus on the senate and it's unlikely to make it through there without further changes. >> margaret, thanks. the president's eldest
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daughter will have an office in the west wing, and her lawyer said she will help her father advise on issues important to her but will not get a government employee, and she will get security clearance, and she already had a visible role in the white house and she was in the meeting last week with german chancellor, merkangela l merkel, and her husband is a senior adviser to the president. and then fighting wiisis as they move into mosul. newly released video shows an air strike on an isis hideout. >> reporter: good morning. we are right along the front lines now where they have been trading small arms fire and mortars flying in, and off in the distance you can see black smoke. isis uses this as a tactic,
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burning fires to create a smoke screen and this is where the most intense fight something taking place around the old city. as they try to make a push iraqi forces try to push into that area where the grand mosque is. you can see the level of destruction all around, reflecting the intensity of the battle that is taking place here. it's essentially been a standoff in the last couple of days, and although there was movement toward the old city earlier, and this reflects how hard isis is pushing back. after six months of combat, trying to liberate this city, this is where the most intense battle is taking place right now, around the old city as iraqi forces try to continue to push into those neighborhoods and they are meeting fierce resistance for isis. for "cbs this morning," western mosul. >> charlie right in the middle of all the action in iraq. northern island party says rebel turned peacemaker
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mcguiness died at the age of 66. he played a key role in the reconciliation with britain. >> tom brady's super bowl jersey is in boston after it was discovered hundreds of miles from the houston locker room where it disappeared. two of the quarterback's jerseys were found with a credentialed member of the international media. we have the international effort to find the memorabilia. michelle, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. when tom brady loses a jersey worth an estimated half a million bucks, can you bet your bottom dollar there will be a team effort to find it, and that team included the fbi, the nfl, the houston police, the texas rangers, and foreign authorities in mexico. >> patriots win the super bowl!
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>> reporter: minutes after the patriots stunning overtime victory at super bowl li in houston, the jersey worn by tom brady went missing. six weeks later houston police said a tip led them to mexico, where the stolen uniform was recovered. >> we were able to work with the fbi and mexican authorities to respond to the suspect's last known location. >> this video purportly shows the suspect walking in and out of the patriot's locker room with the prized apparel. >> you see him leaving right there, and still has the backpack on and plus something under his left arm. you see it right there. >> on monday the mexican tabloid tweeted that a former executive of its parent company was involved in the case, and condemned the journalist's behavior. >> the jersey was recovered along with a jersey from mr.
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brady from super bowl xlix. >> and brady said he hopes to have something positive come from this experience. and it's said it's not easy for security to supervise the thousands of credentialed media. >> one of the priorities is to protect tom brady and i don't think anybody is thinking somebody is going to go into brady's bag and take his jersey. >> reporter: another item that was recovered was the helmet of denver bronco vaughn miller that was boworn during super bowl 50. all those pieces are in the hands of the fbi and nfl and they are in the process of authenticating them, and one thing we do know, no arrests have been made. >> i can't believe he didn't even bring a bag. >> it was such a bold move.
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>> what was he going to do with them? >> he was shopping around. >> it's worth a pretty penny. >> he's out of a job. >> and out of a residence. ahead, why one critic,, this national weather report sponsored by trugreen, america's
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arguments are expected - in the trial of a 20-year- old accused of killing a little boy from ery bay. it's 7:26. i'm kenny choi. in about an hour, opening statements are expected in the trial of a 20-year-old accused of killing a boy from discovery bay. williams schultz allegedly stabbed 9-year-old jordan almgren to death at a sleepover in 2015. this afternoon san jose state university students plan to protest a tuition hike of 5% affecting the entire csu system. students plan to meet outside of the clark hall building on campus at noon. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
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good morning. , bay area. okay, the rain is back and so is your wet morning commute. so let's take a look at how it's a looking. the maze to downtown will take about 20 minutes and, of course, those metering lights are on. rain is coming down and you have high winds across the
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span. let's head now to the nimitz freeway. from 238 in san leandro to the maze, that's a 22-minute drive. it's looking good on this end here but in hayward, northbound 880 after highway 92 there is a three-car crash blocking a lane there causing major delays at just 10 miles per hour. all right, roberta, to you. >> sounds like a nightmare out there and it's because we have had some heavy rain all morning. this is our live hi-def doppler radar. we remain on storm watch. the heaviest precipitation is pushed out but look at the east bay getting hammered with moderate to heavy rainfall. look at the rainfall in sfo, delays up to 53 minutes on some some. 60s and 70s today. rain through tomorrow. ,,,,,,,,
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president trump met with microsoft founder bill gates today, presumably to share their stories about living 40 years without changing their hair cuts. [ laughter ] >> they reportedly talked about their shared commitment to finding and stopping disease outbreaks around the world. you know, that's great, but if bill gates really wanted to do some good, he should have grabbed trump's phone and locked him out of his twitter account. [ laughter ] >> that would be an interesting, meeting, right, to be a fly on the wall between those two? >> indeed it would be. >> charlie, you know bill gates. >> i also know he thinks seriously about the possibility of a super bug. >> i know. welcome back, bill gates, forbes billionaires just hot off the press. for the fourth straight year, gates is followed by warren buffett and amazon's ceo jeff bezos. number three. president trump 208 spots to number 545 because of declining
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real estate values in manhattan. 544 is the number on your screen. that's contractors. i was wrong. forbes estimates his worth at $3.5 billion. that's quite a lot. you can still do okay on that. here's a look the other big stories making headlines this morning. "wall street journal" reports united states secretary of state rex tillerson will miss next month's nato meeting in brussels. in the last 21 years the secretary of state has only missed that nato meeting twice. reports say tillerson will instead be at mar-a-lago with president trump april 6th and 7th to meet with china's president. cbs news has also confirmed that rex tillerson will be traveling to rush yat week after. "usa today" records that the 9/11 victims are now suing saudi arabia. the kingdom funneled money through al qaeda through government-controlled charities. 15 of the 19 hijackers were saudi nationals.
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saudi arabia does not respond to request for comment. and the bismarck review reports the dakota access will restrict it. along the line, they will not owe lab great. american indian tribes have been protesting for months. donald trump's longtime friend roger stone was mentioned 19 times in yesterday's intelligence committee hearing. the committee's ranking democrat congressman adam schiff connected stone to the alleged hacker accused of stealing e-mails from the democratic national committee and john poe test tha podesta. tweeting that it will soon be podesta's time in the barrel. asking him about it yesterday. >> do you know who roger stone is? >> generally, yes. >> are you aware he was a
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partner of paul manafort? >> mr. schiff, i'm we'ary we're going into a place which is commenting on any particular person. >> you do you know how whether stone would have known that mr. podesta's e-mails were released? >> not something that i can talk about. >> i'm not going to talk about any particular person, mr. schiff. roger stone is here on an that under surveillance now for some time. what probable cause there is or what evidence that would dictate that, i don't know. >> have they asked you one way or the other, not to destroy any documents? >> the u.s. senate intelligence
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committee has sent me a letter asking me to preserve documents, and i'm doing so. >> how do you explain the fact that you said this quote about john podesta? i assume it's going to be in a barrel. >> because i wrote an extensive investigative piece on john podesta. the organized crime in russia and money laundering for the clinton administration. >> were you surprised when john podesta's e-mails came out which you seemed to predict ahead of time? were you surprised? >> no i wouldn't say i was surprised. there was an entire circle of clinton aides whose e-mails seemed to get into the mix here. but the inference that my now completely public exchange with a hack er lucifer 2.0 who may o may not be a russian agent somehow constitutes collusion is
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not true based on either the facts or on the actual text which i released or on the timing. >> why are you talking to lucifer and julian assange? >> first of all, i wrote a long piece on breitbart news. it's entirely benign. it's the only exchange i've had with private tweets and direct messages. >> roger, do you see any hypocrisy here in terms of the outrage that the trump administration is feeling regarding the of a fisa warrant, then the leak of that information is a felony in itself. >> do you see anything that --
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you've known donald trump a long time. both the head of the fbi, the national security adviser said yesterday that it's not true that president obama wiretapped donald trump at trump tower. yet, the white house is doubling down on that saying there's still more to come. do you think now is the time given the information for your friend, longtime friend, and you're a confidant to say, listen, i was wrong and i'm sorry? >> no, i don't. the people that said there were weapons of mass destruction and hussein had them. who lied about torture -- >> no, no, the fbi director was not involved in that. >> no the intelligence services did state as a group. >> do you think that americans should no longer trust recommendations from the intelligence community? >> since our intelligence community has not been politicized would be naive. >> do you believe the fbi -- do you believe that trump tower was under surveillance and was
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wiretapped? >> i think it is certainly possible. i think we're going to find out. >> roger, it's now been revealed officially that you are under investigation for possibly colluding with the russians to meddle with this election. >> yes. >> are you here to say that you have no contact with the russians, that you've not been involved in trying with the russans? >> i've said that repeatedly. >> do you believe anybody on teobviously, paul manafort has been a friend of mine for eye a long time. an usher in my wedding. i don't know general flynn, i would give him the benefit of the doubt. carter page, never heard of this guy. >> where people say where there's smoke, there's fire, in this particular case, you say what? >> let me have my day in court. >> roger stone, thank you. >> glad to be here. ten of the hottest real
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the auto industry could be reshaped by a repossession device for cars. special technology makes a vehicle impossible to start after the owner misses a payment. but federal regulators are asking questions about how the equipment is being used. anna werner explores the concerns about how the legal devices could hurt people who can least afford it. anna, good morning. >> good morning. well, imagine getting in your car and it won't start. but not because there's anything mechanically wrong with it, turns out the dealer you bought the car from has turned off. many dealers around the country say it's happened to them,
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including the couple we got to in st. louis. >> reporter: willie conner needs a kidney transplant and gets dialysis five times a week. she needed a car but she and her husband didn't have a lot of money. commercials like this, car credit city -- >> guaranteed credit -- >> reporter: offering guaranteed credit sounded good. >> they made it easy. come on in, we'll give you a car, regarding of your credit. >> reporter: that dealership is what's known as a after payments of almost 29% interest. nearly six times the national average. >> but i had to get to dialysis. i have to get there, or i don't live. >> reporter: these are your grandkids. then one day in 2012, she came out of the treatment center and found the car wouldn't start. why? she says even though she had
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told them she would be a few days late on the payment, the dealer had turned the car off. >> at dialysis of all places, cuts my car off. >> reporter:le how? with a device similar to this one. it's somethinged called a starter interrupter. technology that combined with gps tracking allows a dealer to remotely track the location of a car and then disable it from starting, as long as the car's not moving. conner was left stranded. what did that make you feel like? >> i can i was just done with everything. my health, my life, everything was a failure. >> the gps tracking device -- >> reporter: former car dealer michael fischer sells the devices he said they're needed because many default on those high-interest loans. >> it's a very risky business, i've been there. i've lost a lot of cars i can't think was possible. i could find the customer, i
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just couldn't find the car. >> reporter: but there are no federal limits on how to disclose or use the devices and just four states have any regulations. and chris kukla says there are safety concerns. >> you're on the way to pick your kids up, stop at the store, suddenly you can't start your car. and kids are left alone at school. there are stories of families, a mom was trying to get a kid to the emergency room, they got out to the driveway and they couldn't start the car. >> reporter: even fischer said -- >> the dealer should at least know where the vehicle is when they're shutting it off. >> reporter: people who wind up with devices in their cars don't don't have any other option but to accept them. >> it's lower income consumers, folks with blemished credit, they really don't feel like they have an effective choice of whether to take these devices or not. >> reporter: and conner says for those who think it won't happen to them -- >> who knew?
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you know, i didn't know this would happen to me. you know, you don't know until you've been there. >> now, willie conner told us she was unaware the device was there. but she admits there could have been some disclosure in the papers which she bought the car. the dealership sued the conners for the money they said they were owed. the lawsuit was dismissed. we reached out to the dealership where they bought the car, car credit city several times and told they weren't interested. at which will they hung up on me. >> she raises a good point, you don't know until you've been there. but from the business point of view, you know going in we could cut off your car if you don't pay the loan so we expect you to pay the loan. >> and some like michael fischer said they could repossess the car. the question is do you know when you get a car like this? and what it is? >> and that you're not getting
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concern go unprotected. >> looks like he's having a good time. >> a protective looking shield. misty copeland, you know her, she's a star ballerina known for breaking barriers. she'll be here in studio 57 telling us how she handles moments of self-doubt -- what? we'll be right back. my hygienist said to think of my teeth like an apple.
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19-year-old suspected of helping to cover up a murder in san jose. had. good morning, it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. bail is $400,000 for the 19- year-old accused of helping to cover up a murder in san jose. jennifer jimenez was arrested and held without bail two weeks ago for her alleged involvement in the death of 88-year-old flo douglas. the search is on for a driver who hit a family of five outside walmart in union city on sunday. police say the driver is a young teen. she was last seen wearing a t- shirt with a batman logo. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. : ,, ,,,,,,
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good morning. over 60 incidents in the chp tab right now so a lot going on. be prepared to drive safely as you head out the door. let's start here in livermore. westbound 580 after north livermore avenue. there's a glass spill out there in the three left lanes. and that backup is all the way
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to vasco road, 5 miles per hour there. hayward northbound 880 after 92 a three-car crash very slow in that area. traveling into downtown san francisco a live look at rain coming down on the bay bridge toll plaza. 25-minute drive. roberta? >> we have had some heavy rain push through the bay area this morning. we have had reports of lightning strikes outside of occidental so we'll remain on storm watch. even though the heaviest precipitation is now lifting to the north and moving to the east, when you see the shades of yellow that's the heaviest downpour and it pushed out right there, it was located over san rafael, richmond, but you can see it now to the north of hercules. same thing around here outside of the north bay. moving into the fairfield area. east bay you have the hit-and- miss showers from moraga through danville into san ramon. sunny thursday, rain friday. ,,,,,,,,
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, march 21st, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including real-time reaction from the president's twitter account to the house intelligence committee hearing. and the fbi director's extraordinary fact check of a presidential tweet moments after it was sent. first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. select airports and airlines to make security changes. how unusual is this kind of restriction and what does it say to you? >> united states has credible intelligence of a plot to attack an airliner with the larger devices. i think we can take that to the bank. fbi director james comey says he has no information to support president trump's claim that he was wiretapped. >> do you believe that trump tower was under surveillance and was wiretapped? >> i think it is certainly
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possible. when tom brady loses a jersey worth an estimated half a million bucks, you can bet your bottom dollar that there will be a team effort to find it. last week, president trump released his first budget. it featured a $54 billion increase in military spending and to pay for the spending, trump is cutting everything else. like the corporation for public broadcasting, but trump's a real estate developer. it was only a matter of time before he put up condos on sesame street. ♪ can you tell me how to get how to get to sesame street ♪ can't. it's gone. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and alex wagner. norah is off. the department of homeland security unveiled new security measures overnight in response to a potential terror threat against some flights to the
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united states from the middle east and north africa. devices larger than a cell phone inside the cabin of commercial airliners are prohibited. >> devices that must be checked in luggage include cameras, i d ipads, electronic games and lap tops. the new security measures will affect 10 airports in eight different countries. >> fbi director james comey publicly acknowledged for the first time that the agency is investigating russian interference in the presidential election and whether trump associates coordinated with russian officials. the director said he would not comment on whose conduct is being examined because the investigation is ongoing. comey also repeatedly said there is no evidence to support president trump's claim that president obama wiretapped him. the president's official twitter account live tweeted during yesterday's hearing, democratic congressman jim himes readout one tweet. it said the nsa and fbi told
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congress russia did not influence the electoral process. himes asked comey if the tweet was accurate. >> it's hard for me to react to that. let me understand, what the state of what we said is. we have offer nod opinion, have no view, have no information on potential impact because it's something we never looked at. >> so it's not too far of a logical leap to conclude that the assertion that you have told the congress that there was no influence on the electoral is process is not quite right? >> it certainly wasn't our intention to say that today because we don't have any information on that subject. >> comey confirmed the intelligence agency's findings that the russians wanted to hurt hillary clinton and help mr. trump. supreme court nominee neil gorsuch says legal abortion is the precedent of the high court that has been reaffirmed for years. he has been answering questions before the senate judiciary committee for about 90 minutes.
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he is hoping to be confirmed to the successor to the late antonin scalia. jan crawford is overlooking the hearing. >> reporter: the hearing has been going on over an hour and the committee will keep judge gorsuch there. whether he will be a rubber stamp of president trump and anticipating that line of questioning, we saw the committee chairman, chuck grassley, republican, this morning ask judge gorsuch if he would, in fact, be independent of president trump. >> that's a softball, mr. chairman. i have no difficulty ruling for or against any party other than based on what the law, facts and particular case require. and i'm heartened by the support i have received from people who recognize that there's no such thing as a republican judge or a
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democratic judge. we just have judges. >> reporter: the questioning will continue throughout the day and tomorrow. the committee is expected to vote on april 3rd. the full senate may vote before the recess on april 10th. but that's an ambitious timeline even if there's no controversy. >> jan, thanks. president trump welcomed iraq's prime minister to the white house for the first time since taking office. in the past, mr. trump said the united states should have taken iraq's oil. the country was included in his original temporary travel ban but now the two men will need to work together. margaret brennan spoke to the iraqi prime minister last night. she's at the white house with an interview you will see only on "cbs this morning." margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this was a high-stakes meeting. both leaders need each other to defeat isis and president trump has pledged to accelerate u.s. support. but the iraqi prime minister told mr. trump's calls to seize
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iraqi oil are not helpful. did you tell him private today to please stop saying that? >> well, i did say -- i still tell him privately that iraqi oil is for iraqis. he seems to accept this. >> reporter: when the president of the united states says things like that, how difficult does it make it back home for you politically to work with the u.s.? >> well, it is very tough and very difficult. i think for a president or president-elect to say this, it brings up all these rumors that the u.s. is going to take the oil and things like that. that can endanger the relationship. but i think that the president understands very well nobody can take iraq oil from iraqis. >> reporter: within weeks, iraqi forces will recapture mosul, the city where isis leader declared his caliphate. 1,000 u.s. forces are providing support on the ground and from
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the air. u.s. and iraq are now negotiating how many will stay. will you allow that number to remain after? >> we don't need that number in mosul. after that, i think we're going to draw down the forces to a level which is acceptable, just to perform training and logistical support. >> reporter: during their private meeting abadi thanked president trump from removing iraq from his second version of the temporary travel ban. >> at the end of the day, iraq was part of the fight against insurgents. to include iraq on the list, i found it unacceptable. so for the second round of the executive order, if iraq was included, i think we would have been forced to say something about it. >> reporter: you've been very aware of american politics and made a point about saying the importance of building bridges and not walls. what did you mean by that comment? >> a wall was built so many years ago but that collapsed.
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it didn't succeed in partitioning people. >> reporter: the trump administration is helping abadi to drum up investment and raise aid money to cover the nearly $50 billion in damage caused by isis. now, abadi said he's confident iraqis can chase isis out of iraq. but we're in the white house to ultimately defeat it. that requires wiping them out of neighboring syria. charlie? >> margaret, thanks. secretary of defense mattis has said previously that the united states has no intent of seizing iraqi oil. >> i wonder which page everyone is on in the white house on that. >> you can hear more of her conversation with the iraqi prime minister today on the "cbs this morning" podcast and what happened during his meet iing wh president trump. find it on itunes and podkat app. jill schlesinger is in our
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♪ in this morning's eye on money the i in this morning's eye on money, fueling the housing market, despite the recent interest rate hikes. existing home sales jumped to their highest levels since 2007. vintory levels fell to near record lows. jil schlesinger is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> what explains the discrepancy between the market, which seems hot and the inventory, which seems low? >> it's very difficult. the big key factor right now in this housing market has to do with inventory. this goes back to the early days after the financial crisis. two reasons for low inventory, meaning there's just not as many homes for sale as we would like.
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one is that right after the crisis, a big bunch of institutional money, private investors, went out and gobbled up lots of available housing units. they kept those units. they didn't flip them. they kept them as rentals. the other factor is baby boomers are staying in their homes much longer than usual, at least historically. so now we've got low inventory levels. that's pushing up prices. that's bad news if you're looking to buy a house, as prices keep increasing. you don't have a lot of choices. >> we heard that the interest rates were going up last week, the mortgage rates. should we lock it in now? should we lock in our mortgages now? >> if you have run the numbers for your family and you know you've got your good down payment set aside, it works for you and it's time to buy a house, sure, lock in. do not lock in without knowing what you really have ahead of you. mortgage rates, historically, are still very low. i know we go back a year ago and say 3.6, 3.7. now it's 4.3rks, 4.4 and i'm
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scared. >> is this differ in different regions of the country? >> it sure does. you can buy an average home and maintain it and it costs $1,000 a month. >> where? >> tell us. >> let's look at the midwest. pittsburgh, cleveland, cincinnati, st. louis, detroit and atlanta. i mean, you've got to get a job in these markets and it has to make sense but $1,000 a month is pretty compelling. >> does the house have a roof on it? >> i promise it has a roof and doors. >> what are the factors beyond those prices? >> improving economy, wages are rising and the stock market has been going up. these are all good factors and positive force for the housing market. go out there.
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look. run the numbers. did i say that three times? run the numbers. >> thank you so much, jill schlesinger. ballerina, principle ballerina, thank you very much, misty copeland is back with her new book to help women achieve the best version of their own ballerina body. she says we all have one. and later, actress laura dern to becoming part of the "star wars" franchise. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. >> announcer: this morning's eye on money sponsored by quicken loans. eye on money sponsored by quicken loans. the garden patio will be gone. or you could push that button. [dong] [rocket launching] skip the bank, skip the waiting, and go completely online. get the confidence that comes from a secure, qualified mortgage approval in minutes. lift the burden of getting a home loan with rocket mortgage by quicken loans. [whisper: rocket]
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i've got one son that goes to a public school and his little brother goes to a private school. it's an experiment. i want to see what will happen to them. >> during our extensive interview with the comedian, he talks about the early years of his career, how his kids made him take his job more seriously. and how people in his hometown in ohio helped keep him grounded. >> are you like a celebrity here? do you want to wear your glasses? >> oh, my bad. >> do you wear the glasses? well, it is cool but -- >> i'll be reminded i'm a celebrity here. but i don't think about it at all. >> no? ⌞> until somebody asks me for a selfie or something like this,
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it won't even occur to me that that's what it is. >> you don't? >> i think about it separate from what i'm doing. it's almost like a nature reserve where they let me run free. i'm a protected commodity. >> how does it feed you, dave? you've been doing it so long at such a young zblanage. >> stand-up? >> comedy, all of it. you clearly get something out of it. i'm trying to find out what that is. >> that's a good question. i don't -- you know, i don't have this thing where i like my self esteem to work anymore. >> i don't know what that means. >> well, you know, you're only as good as your last show and all that stuff. so, you'll meet come he cans who do a bad show and then feel bad about themselves. i don't do that anymore. for me, the beauty is in the
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intent. the beauty is in like that long walk to the stage, to the microphone. i can't explain it. but that's what it is. like, you know, the eye contact. you know, one time i did a show and my kids were there and i was getting heckled and all kinds of stuff. and i remember i looked at my family standing on the side of the stage and i was like, son, they'll never break me and whoo wee both started laughing. it was chaos. we both started laughing. but that's kind of what it is. it's like it's fun. >> did your comedy change after you had children? you have three. >> everything changed after i had children. i took it -- i took my professional life more seriously. >> uh-huh. >> and i think just as a dude, i had more depth after i had kids. >> this is my last question for you. you don't do many sit-down tv interviews. why is that?
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>> because -- because so much of an answer depends on how you feel any given day. >> yeah. >> but it lives forever. your opinions about things can change, your view of yourself can change yet this is on a permanent record. donald trump complains because someone can look at it and say you said in 1984 this, that or the other. that's the cross you have to bear when you engage the press. and more important than that, i talk for a living, so i don't want to blab about me blabing. you know what i mean? i just want to -- i would rather just do it. >> i would blab with him any time. >> he seems like he's in a really good place. >> really good place. doesn't it make you want to watch his special? >> yes, it does. >> the interview that keeps on giving. >> it really does,
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firefighters released this helmet cam video of a fire that er et overnight. it good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. oakland firefighters released this helmet cam video of a fire that erupted at a home on 45th street overnight. it started in the back of the house and burned through the attic. no word on what caused it. livermore's del valle park is expected to re-open april 15 after drying out from the wet winter storm. the park has been closed since january 11 when lake del valle flooded the recreation area. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. , bay area. you have a rough morning commute today. it is 8:27. let's check the roads starting in oakland. southbound 880 after broadway we have a jackknifed big rig blocking two lanes. that backup almost to 7th street. 9 miles per hour. ive yourself extr a time to get through there. now let's head to livermore westbound 580 after north livermore avenue, there was an earlier glass spill that was just cleared out of the road. but the backup remains here and that's all the way to greenville road. let's move over now to the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights are on. that traffic is backed up well into the maze so the maze to downtown san francisco will take you about 25 minutes. also expect high winds across the span. and if you would like to avoid the roads, it's a good idea, but bart is delayed 10 minutes due to the rain. sounds like one of the
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worst commutes in a long time. our live hi-def doppler radar picking up rain most of the heaviest toward the central valley but we have pockets of heavy rain in the east bay backing all the way to rio vista and in fairfield. we have some light to moderate rainfall right there in the direction of the discovery bay area. sfo delays 53 minutes on some arriving flights due to the low clouds also the rain showers. the winds that have been blowing out of the south 10 to 20 miles per hour are temperatures right now pretty much in the 50s. boy, it's mild outside at 62 in oakland going up to 67. just up to about 70 today. very balmy. a thunderstorm is possible any point of the day containing some small hail. on-again, off-again showers throughout the day. ,,,,,,,,,,
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you guys -- >> in the car! >> oh, oh. >> oh. >> a young visitor to the park was clearly not happy with a hungry llama's aggressive eating hakts. the animal sticks its head in the car to eat out the bucket. the boy looked terrified but holds on to the bucket. the parents took away the bucket but the llama backed off. alex, you should look at this very closely when baby calves come -- >> just a few months but i don't know what the parenting in there. >> how about this, don't terrify your children. that close to the window. >> when is baby coming? >> this summer in july. trip to the llama park is
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unscheduled. let's take a look in the green room. what are they talking about in there? who's in the green room today? there they are, misty copeland, principal ballerina. and laura dern, bad ass actress. trading bad ass tips no doubt. >> you like the sound of that word. >> right now, it's time to show you headlines. "usa today" remembers david rockefeller. he was the last surviving grandson of standard oil founder john b. rockefeller. the billionaire philanthropist died at the age of 101. i spent a lot of time with david rockefeller. here's one of our conversations from 1998. >> your legacy, what do you want it to be?
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>> well, i feel very proud of the family's traditions. and what they choose to do in the world, starting with my grandfather. and six wonderful children, all of whom say and have a sense of obligation do do something constructive. and i would love to feel that when i go, that i've been a part of that tradition. >> rockefeller was awarded the presidential medal of freedom that very same year. he was really an amazing man. very, very humble. i was once invited by president bush to come to kennebunkport to have lunch. before i went, i said to the president -- >> look at that picture, charlie -- >> wow. >> there it is. before i went, i said, what if i
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ask david rockefeller. president bush said that would be great. i love david rockefeller. i called him and he said do you think the president would really like me to come? always. >> so humble. >> very humble. he worried about how he did. after that, he invited president bush and all of us there at that dinner to come to his house in maine. so, he was, for me, a very, very special person. >> i think it's nice you get invited, number one, to have lunch with the bushes and then he says, can i bring somebody? >> right. >> that's a beautiful picture. forbes said drake has dethroned ed sheeran as king of streaming. spotified on sunday, the latest album released topped the record of 68 million said by ed sheeran's album more than two weeks ago. the streaming could earn drake at least $5 million. misty copeland is one of the world's most recognized
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ballerinas and rightfully so. she began dancing at age 13 with the help of the boys and girls club. more than 20 years later she was promoted to principal dancer at the prestigious american ballet theater. copeland made history as the first female black ballerina in the company's 50 year history. >> copeland said her muscles, curves and physique are helping people consider what a ballerina looks like. her new book "ballerina body" she shares her secrets about strengthening her body and being strong from inside out. misty copeland, welcome back. >> thank you. >> i love that you open the book being a young girl looking at magazine covers. and most people say their beauty secret is water and sleep. and that drives me crazy when i hear that. you say what -- >> shut up! >> oh, i just drink lots of water and gets lots of sleep.
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you say in your book, you want strong, shapely legs, toned derriere, crystal cuts all over your body. regardless of your age. ohio do were do that? >> you know, i attribute so many of my life and the structure of how i approach everything in my life in the same way of a ballet career. i think ballet has such an incredible discipline and structure. and motivating people to think of what they're doing in their lives as a journey. this is not a shot cut that we're doing to become a ballerina overflight. but it's about taking this journey and discovering what works for you. it took me my entire career, i think, to really understand how to take care of my body. to respect it. to understand that i'm an athlete, a long journey of figuring these things out and creating a version of a healthy image. >> you were told you were too brown, too old and your body wasn't so great for ballet
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dancing? >> right. i've been told all of those things. for me, it was just getting myself into the best shape that i could but understanding it's okay to be different. >> what amazes me about you, you have had something in your brain and in your heart that made a difference. that's why you had the strength of will to plow ahead. >> yes, thank you. >> and you begin the book talking about not food, not exercise but mental strength. >> yes. that's a huge part of it. when you think of athletes, you think of those things. to be able to compete and go out there day after day. it's the same thing as a dancer. it lies with all of the pressure in, you know, what it is to be in a competitive field. i think it's so important to be mentally and emotionally prepared and strong. and i think every person can relate to that. but it's not just about physically, but believing in
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yourself. feeling beautiful on the inside. and truly accepting who you are. >> great athletes have an understanding, they really do. because the nature of competition is so intense that you really have to have it in your heart and in your brain. tom brady, for example. >> yeah. >> i don't know anybody that could be a 39-year-old nfl quarterback unless they took care of themselves. >> right. and you see the way his life is. the way he eats and all of that, i think goes hand in hand with the mental strength and just having that structure and discipline from being an athlete. >> you talk about yourself being a shy withdrawn kid. but the minute you got on the dance floor, you touched the ballet bar, you knew this was for you. >> something changed. >> what was that transformation? back to charlie's point, i like that it really was your mind, your focus, your determination to do this. >> yeah. i think that being shy and introverted and coming from a household that did not support the nurture level of an athlete
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or growing up in a six-kid home and struggling financially, it was really difficult for me to feel that i could express myself. and dance was the first time that something clicked in my mind that this is -- i think children have different ways of learning. so it's hard for me to put somebody there and say, i needed music. it was something that connected all of these things inside of me that made me a more intelligent person. >> but right now, woman looking at you right now, we just want your body. >> yeah. >> how did you get to this body? >> you know, it's been trial and error. as i young teenager which a lot of athletes go off on their own and start training and become professionals at a really young age. a 17-year-old in new york city, i absolutely had no idea how to take care of my body. my mom was a waitress. it was like i've got to fend for
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myself. i've got to take care of myself. it took many years of discovering, you know, i'm not 13 years old anymore. i can't eat whatever i want. i went through that period of being told to lose weight. you know, i was rebelling. i was 19 years old. i would go and eat a box of krispy kremes i would go to red lobster and eat the cheddar busine biscuits. >> good is not the best. >> got it. >> i think it's understanding not to deprive yourself of anything without living a healthy lifestyle. >> it is an inspiring book as you are an inspiring figure on the stage. misty copeland, thank you for your time. >> i was just going to say -- >> guess what i won't have that body, but i'm so happy you do. >> we're going to all try, "ballerina body" goes on sale
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>> i'm sorry, sweet later, i can't hear you. >> i hate the name jessica. >> it's not your name. >> it is now. >> i gave you your name. >> it's lousy. >> that's the name you're going to have, you understand? >> she was not happy. laura dern she appeared in 1982's "ladies and gentlemen. "she's the daughter of actress bruce dern and her mom is diane ladd. and she spent the majority of they are life on camera. golden globe oscar nominee has starred in movies including "ramble bling rose" jt jurassic park" and "wild." >> a businesswoman and mother of a bullied child. >> look at that, just tell us, all right! >> oh, my god. >> all right. >> keep your voice down. >> somebody is biting our dear. oh, my god, okay.
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honey, mommy is getting very upset. i'm getting very, very upset because someone is bullying you. and you never let a bully win. do you hear me? you have to speak up emma bella, you have to be a big girl and use your voice in this world. that's why they call me a bulldog, i had to learn how to fight back to a bully. >> welcome, laura dern. >> great scene. >> ladies, thank you. never being a bully and always using your voice. i watched you all. you inspire me. >> described her as delicious and complicated. >> yes. >> how so? >> incredibly delicious and radically complicated. gayle and i were speaking about being raised by actors who never wanted to be pigeonholed as one specific character. and really helped me consider at
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an early age to play endlessly complicated and different, diverse characters as a woman. i feel very grateful for it because now i'm having a chance to play all different kinds of women. this is a particularly delicious moment. >> she's so off the rails, use the word "complicated" and "delicious." but she's not nice. i know she's defending her daughter, we all get that but it's the way she moves in the world? >> you know, it's interesting i had the chance to speak with very interesting ceos who work in the boardroom among men. they talk about the serious heim of being a powerful woman in business. and therefore, it's presumed, you know, the stereotypes of a sexless marriage or they're not nocturnal. and i feel like this woman is holding this pent-up rage all of
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these years where she's trying to denounce this stereotype of herself. that's a lot to consider. >> when i watch this, i'm always struck by the cast you that have assembled mere. reece witherspoon, nicole kidman, shailene woodley. everyone is playing complicated characters. what is it like for you guys on set? >> well, it's amazing, because we kept looking at each other every day and saying, well, this is what it's like when you're working with other women. we've always been with the boys. that ensemble is incredible. >> there's also a new movie called "wilson." >> yeah. >> and your character there? >> my character there -- >> can i just say something before you answer. there's a great scene in the movie, with woody harrelson, is this how he describes her, charlie, nasty, skanky, infected ho. >> i know. this is what he said about her.
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working with her is one of the greatest experiences i've ever had. amazing insight into character. able to generate pieces right through to the core of what's vital in a scene. >> there you go. very different thing. >> see the's a dream. if i ever, ever got to be a ginger rogers, he would be my fred astaire. he's just the greatest dance partner you could ever dream of. he just is amazing. and that -- i had the privilege of meeting a fashion designer that i greatly admire. he said, oh, my god, if it were not anu that you were playing this character in "wilson. "wilson is not a nice character, so far, she's an addict that has given up her own child for adoption. what is that like? >> well, i am fascinated, particularly as an american at this moment, to be in a song
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that is about the character wilson beautifully written who is such a truth teller who wants you to get off devices and actually look him in the eye and talk to him. and my character is equally in your face and truthful. people are, ew, that's so uncomfortable, that we're more comfortable with comedy than the trum. there's a beauty about comedy about people who can help. not just who they want you to be. >> laura dern,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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tuitio affecting the good morning. it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. this afternoon, san jose state university students plan to protest a possible tuition hike of 5% affecting the entire csu system. students plan to meet outside of the clark hall building on campus at noon. livermore's del valle park is expected to re-open april 15 after drying out from the wet winter storm. the park has been closed since january 11, when lake del valle flooded the recreation area. there are officially new apple products. the company unveiled a new iphone and ipad on their website early this morning. there is a special edition red iphone 7 and there is also a new affordable ipad that starts at $329. both will be available to order on friday. what do you think of that red, roberta? >> oh, yeah. [ laughter ] >> you're going to hear from roberta in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. it is 8:57. it is rough throughout the bay area. can't give you anyplace without that traffic here. let's start with the bay bridge toll plaza right now. the maze to downtown will take you about 15 minutes or so and there's a high wind advisory across the span. but also headed into san francisco, miserable conditions on northbound 101 on the central freeway, we have some heavy flooding in the area so you have st. peter's of just 7
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miles per hour also very slow on northbound 280. and moving over now to the antioch/pittsburg commute very slow on westbound 4 heading out that way and in the south bay look at that, 18 miles per hour, 12 miles per hour northbound 87. you are slow all throughout the south bay, as well. i'll send it to you. >> thank you, roqui. can you just imagine this? that at the tail end of the morning commute we are starting to buy a break from the heavy rain that's been accumulating across the bay area. our live hi-def doppler radar picks up the heaviest stuff out towards the sacramento valley now also due east of san jose. we still have a cluster of moderate to heavy downpours around the san ramon valley. we have a lot of instability. could see a thunderstorm throughout the day. sun thursday, rain friday. ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,
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