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lucky because i gave him a big tip to get it off my car. ♪[ music ] ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, may 3rd, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." the latest republican health care plan appears on the brink of collapse, and president trump says a good government shutdown is needed to fix the mess in congress. two baton rouge police officers who killed alton sterling during a struggle will not face federal charges. louisiana's governor and the man's family are outraged. the department of justice did not tell them before the news became public. and prince william takes the paparazzi to court over topless photos of his wife, kate. the invasion of privacy brought back terrible memories of princess diana's death. but we begin with today's
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"eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> so we have more money now for the border than we've gotten in ten years. the democrats didn't tell you that. they forgot. >> president trump says the government needs a good shutdown. >> trump got rolled so bad it was unbelievable. >> i think the president is frustrated that he negotiated in good faith and the democrats went out to try and spike the football and make him look bad. >> even if the budget looks like we had a president obama, so long as he comes out thinking he won, i think we'll be fine. >> hillary clinton says there is plenty of blame to go around for her stunning defeat. >> did we make mistakes? of course we did. but the reason why i believe we lost were the intervening events in the last ten days. >> another round of heavy rain is on the way from missouri. >> it looks like a lake. it's actually a road. >> one night after he was verbally attacked with racial slurs, the orioles adam jones got a standing ovation in his first at-bat at fenway.
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>> appreciative that action was taken. >> congress delivered a warning to airline executives. fix customer service or we will do it for you. >> some amazing video out of washington state. a small plane crashed onto a roadway. >> it's a miracle nobody was hurt. >> all that -- >> the white house briefing ended in bizarre fashion. >> sean spicer didn't answer any questions today. >> sean! sean! >> sean spicer! >> where did sean go? >> he just walked away. >> -- and all that matters -- >> there was a call between russian president vladimir putin and president trump. >> it was a pretty long call, although most of it was you hang up, no, you hang up, no, no, you hang up. >> -- on "cbs this morning." >> i was on the way to winning until a combination of jim comey's letter on october 28th and russian wikileaks raised doubts in the minds of people who were inclined to vote for me
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but got scared off. >> and i was on the way to winning that race until usain bolt ran faster than me. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." president trump says it's time for congress to vote on replacing obamacare. but the newest plan appears to be on the brink of collapse. it still does not have enough republican support to pass in the house. >> the house will vote today on a compromised budget. the president plans to sign it but he's not happy on concessions to democrats. he tweeted yesterday that a good shutdown of the government would force the senate to pass a better budget for next year. major garrett is at the white house where the president is working to save the health care bill. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the white house is scrambling, and president trump is meeting right now with two prominent house republicans now opposed to the latest version of the house
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bill to repeal and replace obamacare. this hastily arranged meeting between the president and congressman fred upton of michigan and billy long of missouri is designed to find a way to protect coverage for pre-existing conditions without losing conservatives who have recently come on to the bill. >> this is what winning looks like. >> reporter: president trump cut a deal with congressional democrats to keep the government open and running until the end of september. he landed more defense spending, but he didn't fund the wall or cut nearly as much as he wanted. our country needs a good shutdown in september to fix mess, the president wrote on twitter. his way of protesting the concessions. >> i don't think threatening a shutdown is good for america. >> reporter: democrats sounded the alarm. >> i've been through a couple of shutdowns. >> reporter: office of management and budget director mick mulvaney was asked what a good shutdown would look like. the 2013 shutdown reportedly cost taxpayers $24 billion. >> it would be one that fixes this town.
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one that drives the message back home to people that it really was as broken as they thought that it was when they voted for donald trump. >> reporter: on health care, the president is impatient for a win. >> how is health care coming, folks? >> reporter: details no longer elude house republicans, but votes still do. >> i think it's time now, right? right? they know it's time. >> reporter: the latest cbs news count shows the revised bill teetering on the edge. yesterday republicans lost the vote of influential moderate congressman fred upton, who said the new changes to the bill would torpedo protection for those with pre-existing conditions. >> we were brought up to believe that we live in the greatest country in the world. >> reporter: late-night comedian jimmy kimmel drew attention to that topic during an emotional monologue about his son who was born with a heart defect. >> if your baby is going to die and doesn't have to, it shouldn't matter how much money you make. i think that's something whether you're a republican or a democrat or something else, we all agree on that, right?
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i mean we do. >> reporter: kimmel's plea caught the eye of former president obama who tweeted that's exactly why we fought so hard for the aca. the fate of the affordable care act now appears to hinge on whether coverage for pre-existing conditions will be a federal guarantee or a state option. >> yeah, many people touched by jimmy's emotional plea the other night. thank you very much, major. president trump and russian president vladimir putin say they have agreed to work towards brokering a cease-fire in syria. they spoke on the phone yesterday for the first time since the u.s. launched a missile strike against a syrian air base. president trump agreed to have a u.s. representative attend talks that russia is leading on the civil war. the leaders plan to have their first face-to-face meeting in germany this july. the fbi director just arrived on capitol hill to testify before the senate judiciary committee. james comey is expected to be asked about the fbi investigation into the trump campaign's possible russia ties.
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comey's testimony comes as congress prepares for potentially explosive hearing next week with former acting attorney general sally yates. she previously sounded the alarm about ousted national security advisor mike flynn. jeff pegues is on capitol hill. >> reporter: good morning. director comey returns to capitol hill with this fbi counter intelligence investigation just under ten months old, but there is another key figure in this investigation who will testify next monday. as mentioned, that is former acting attorney general sally yates, who believed that former national security advisor michael flynn was compromised when he worked in the white house in january and early february. flynn was fired after misleading the vice president after his contacts with russian ambassador sergey kislyak. members of congress will want to know why the white house waited more than two weeks to fire flynn. yates was originally supposed to testify in march, but that hearing was abruptly cancelled by then committee chairman devin
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nun nunes. just yesterday members of the senate intelligence committee boarded buses to cia headquarters in langley, virginia, where they were briefed on sensitive information about russian interference, but all eyes here today on director comey as this hearing gets under way. he is known, as you know, for surprises. the last time he testified in open hearing here on capitol hill, he sent shock waves. >> all right, thank you, jeff. hillary clinton says the fbi's director's reopening of her e-mail investigation is one reason why she was not elected president. the former democratic candidate spoke yesterday at a women's rights conference. president trump responded on twitter that comey was, quote, the best thing that ever happened to hillary clinton. he also claimed the trump/russia story was an excuse used by the democrats was justification for losing the election. nancy cordes looks at clinton's latest reaction. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. clinton said she took some personal responsibility for her loss, but she didn't really
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elaborate on what she or her campaign could have done better. she did go into detail about the other factors she says led to her defeat. >> i highly recommend long walks in the woods. it is far healthier than screaming at your television set. >> reporter: clinton did not reflect on her failed bid at a gala celebrating planned parenthood. >> you know, if the election had been on october 27th, i'd be your president. >> reporter: but earlier in the day she spoke candidly saying her victory was derailed by forces out of her control. >> it wasn't a perfect campaign. there is no such thing. but i was on the way to winning until a combination of jim comey's letter on october 28th and russian wikileaks raised doubts in the minds of people who were inclined to vote for me but got scared off. >> reporter: clinton also found fault in the presidential debates, which she says focused too much on personality. >> i was waiting for the moment
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when one of the people asking the questions would have said, well, so how exactly how are you going to create more jobs? right? i mean i thought, you know, i thought at some moment that would happen. >> reporter: but that moment did happen more than once. >> please explain to me why you believe that your plan will create more jobs and growth for this country and your opponent's plan will not. >> reporter: the former secretary of state mocked the man who beat her for attempting international diplomacy via twitter. >> negotiations are critical, but they have to be part of a broader strategy, not just thrown out on a tweet some morning that, hey, let's get together and see if we can't get along. maybe we can, you know, come up with some sort of a deal. that doesn't work. >> clinton did say she supports president trump's decision to launch air strikes in syria last month, but beyond that she had
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little praise and even described herself, gayle, as part of the resistance movement that has erupted in reaction to his presidency. >> all right, thank you very much, nancy. more to come from hillary clinton, it seems. towns and highways are under way in missouri this morning. the meramec river crested overnight. michelle miller is in eureka outside of st. louis. michelle, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yesterday at this time those pumps at this gas station stood drier dry, but after the meramec river crested breaking a record by more than half a foot, they're standing in several inches of water and there's growing concern of even more flooding as there are four more inches of rain forecast today. a bird's-eye view shows the extent of the devastating floods across the state of missouri. streets seem to disappear into the murky waters. >> you all are going to have to decide which side of the river you want to be on.
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>> reporter: more than 200 roads remain closed, including large parts of interstate 44, seen here submerged under feet of water. this railroad bridge swallowed up by the rising meramec river collects passing debris instead of providing passage for trains. the st. louis county police department looks like it lives on its own island. >> it is so going to hit the bridge. >> reporter: this home was seen floating down the current river, eventually slamming into a bridge. in downtown eureka, just outside of st. louis, community members are coming together to save their city. >> this is our community. i live in eureka, i've been out here since i was 13 years old. i know all these people. we want to keep this community up and running. >> reporter: volunteers have been working with the national guard and even the coast guard to help fill and distribute sandbags. so all of these sandbags and all of this plastic are keeping the water out of these businesses? >> they are minimizing the water
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intrusion where the pumps on the other side keep the water from getting up to the level behind it. >> reporter: about ten miles away in fenton, darryl davidson is hoping the fortress of sandbags surrounding his mother's home will keep the water away. >> if the river wins, the river wins. we're going to try our best not to let it win this year like it did last year. >> reporter: about 16 months ago, a rare december storm swept through these same river towns causing damage to hundreds of homes. this system is expected to have a ripple effect throughout the rest of the country with severe weather in both texas and louisiana tonight. >> michelle, thank you. the justice department has closed its investigation into a deadly louisiana police shooting. it decided not to bring any charges against two officers. alton sterling's death last summer was captured on cell phone and store surveillance video. >> the controversial shooting triggered weeks of protest in baton rouge. police arrested nearly 200 people. sterling's family is upset the justice department did not tell them the officers won't be
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charged before the news became public. david begnaud is in baton rouge outside the convenience store where sterling was killed. david, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we've just found out that louisiana's governor has formally been notified that the department of justice will make an announcement in the alton sterling case today. cbs news is reporting the announcement will be that no federal charges will be filed against the two baton rouge police officers who were involved in the death of sterling right in that handicapped spot in front of the door here in front of the triple s mart. after sterling died it set off a series of protests that led to the shooting death of police officers in dallas and baton rouge. two baton rouge police officers will not face federal civil rights charges in the death of alton sterling last july 5th. a dispatcher sent officers blane salamoni and howie lake to the triple s convenience store. someone said there was a man with a gun. the officers tased, tackled and
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shot alton sterling while he appeared to be on his back. his autopsy showed multiple gunshot wounds to the back and chest. a detective reported officers saw a gun in his front pants pocket and that he was reaching for it. salamoni and lake were put on administrative leave. dozens of peaceful protesters held a vigil tuesday outside the triple s. >> they promised our family that they would let us know. >> reporter: the sorrow has not ended for sterling's family. >> it hurt, it hurt. it hurts so bad. >> reporter: sandra sterling wanted federal intervention after her nephew's killing. >> it's crazy. it's like we waited all this time for nothing. >> an attorney for the sterling family told cbs news they have not been informed by the justice department of any decision or announcement. >> we got "the new york times" and "the washington post" releasing statements and nobody talked to the governor, nobody talked to the mayor.
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>> reporter: congressman cedric richmond who represents baton rouge tweeted last night that the leak completely undermines of the justice department. >> no matter what the decision is, the process and the protocols and the way they have handsed this is just really terrible. >> reporter: so the story doesn't end with the fact no federal charges will be filed. louisiana's attorney general will now get the case and he will decide whether the officers should be charged criminally. >> thank you, david. the texas police officer accused of shooting and killing a 15-year-old boy has been fired. the police chief says officer roy oliver violated several policies the night that he shot high school freshman jordan edwards with a rifle. edwards was in a car leaving a party with his two brothers and two friends at the time of the shooting. the edwards family says in a statement they are grateful the decision has been made. however, there remains a long road ahead. baltimore orioles star adam jones received a huge standing ovation one day after being
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subjected to racial taunts at boston's fenway park. [ applause ] the salute yesterday was a moment of redemption for boston and the red sox. jones said fans at fenway hurled peanuts and repeatedly used a racial slur against him on monday. jeff glor shows us how boston baseball and the red sox are reacting to the incident. jeff, good morning. >> charlie, good morning to you. for those who have spent time in boston, it's not hard to see the at the has a complicated racial past. sports is no exception. the bruins and celtics broke racial barriers, but the red sox were the last baseball team to integrate and players across sports, who have lived in or visited boston, have spoken out about issues they see, past and present. >> how often have you been called the "n" word here and elsewhere? >> that's a good question. i don't know how much -- how many fingers i have or toes to keep count. >> reporter: sobering words from one of baseball's most honest
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players. adam jones says racial slurs are nothing new. >> good to see you. >> reporter: what he experienced from fans inside boston's fenway park on monday was the worst he's experienced in his 12-year career. >> just something that caught my attention. i heard the "n" word. i was like okay, this is really -- this is really how it's going to go down here. i don't want any special treatment. i don't need any special treatment. treat me as normal. just keep the racist stuff out of there. >> reporter: condemnation came quick, from the state house to city hall. in a statement the red sox said they have zero tolerance for such inexcusable behavior and our entire organization and our fans are sickened by the conduct of an ignorant few. red sox president sam kennedy. >> everyone should feel comfortable at fenway park. no matter your race, religion, political beliefs, your sexuality, you are welcome at fenway. >> and here's jones. >> reporter: bebegat the beginnf last night's game, many in
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attendance stood and the cheers increased. orioles manager, buck showalter. >> i can't sit here and profess to know how adam feels. like i said before, i've never been black so i'm not going to sit here and act like i know. >> has it happened to me before? yes. it's happened to probably the majority of black players in the game. >> it's not just boston, it's society. >> red sox starter chris sale stepped off the mound to give fans a chance to cheer jones a little more last night. sale said, quote, we have a great fan base here. i don't want a few idiots to mess that up. norah. >> well said. jeff, thank you so much. lawmakers warn airline executives to get their act together after a string of confrontations with passengers. ahead, how industry leaders defended controversial policies while receiving a b,,,,
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hillary clinton said she is very aware of the shortfalls that caused her to lose the election. specifically shortfalls, michigan and wisconsin. >> it was on october 28th. >> no. it was on november 8th, ma'am. that explains everything. well, october 29th is here and i'm not president. i guess i can stop campaigning in michigan and wisconsin. good-bye. >> i still think trevor noah had a great line, i was winning until usain bolt passed me.
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now we're learning the president was directly involved h the hunt for a government employee who retweeted photos comparing inauguration crowds. >> i remember the story on the left showing mr. trump's inauguration. on the right is president obama's 2009 ceremony. the tweet was posted to national parks service account. the size of the crowd was a major news story many first days of trump's term in office. it comes from e-mails after a freedom of information act request. pretty extraordinary too. the paper trail and seeing that the president himself wanted to know who did this. >> i want your name. and then what was he going do? have a chat? >> have a chat. here's a look at other stories making headlines around the globe this morning. the post and kourure reports on an officer who killed an unarmed
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man. michael slager shot and killed man in the back. the charges will be dropped under a plea deal. a judge will determine slager's sentence. "the wall street journal" reports a chairman of the pharmaceutical company mylan received one of the biggest pack j as last year. robert cory received nearly $100 million in 2016 and that does not include retirement benefits. he also received stock benefits of $39 million. isis has claimed responsibility for an attack. it targeted a u.s. convoy in kabul. eight afghan civilians were also killed 256789 others were hurt. the fbi says it will tight p security after one of its
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contractors married an isis recruiter. american daniella green pleaded guilty to lying fbi in 2014. the case was not widely known until this week following a report by cnn. dean reynolds is in an office outside detroit where security works with top security clearance. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. back in 2014 the fbi in detroit signed daniella green as an interpreter on its investigation of dennis cuthbert, a top recruiter for isis, but six months later she was married to him in syria. dennis was berg made a name for himself as a rapper but after pledging allegiance to isis in 2014 he year the fbi signed dan
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elia green who speaks fluent german to track him down. she apparently began a romance with him. according to unsealed court papers, greene flew there. >> she would be very attackive from an isis standpoint. >> peter trumbore works on this. >> she would be an absolute valuable source of information to isis. >> reporter: days after marrying cuspert in syria, greene admitted she had, quote, made a mess of things. sometimes i wrote i could come back, she wrote, in an e-mail to an unidentified person in u.s. i don't know how long i'll last
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here. somehow she managed to flee cuspert and isis and was arrested when she returned to the u.s. in 2014. she began cooperating with authorities almost immediately. >> if she was able to come back and share details of what her travels looked like, that would be vital details the u.s. would want. >> reporter: she even told cuspert she worked for the fbi but held most of the information from him. he's thought still to be alive. greene served two years in prison and is now on probation. her former attorney told "cbs this morning," quote, dani got in something way over her head. she's a good person and is genuinely remorseful for what happened. charlii? >> thank you so much. the government gave airlines
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a stiff warning. industry leaders were called yesterday, grilled yesterday after controversial incidents involved passengers. last month airport officers reportedly removed dr. david dau from an airline flight in chicago and on monday a u.s.-bound flight from tokyo was delayed after two passengers started swinging at each other. kris van cleave is outside the airport in washington. good morning. >> good morning. united ceo oscar munoz called dau's incident something of epic proportions. >> we had a horrible failure three years ago. it is not who we are and it is not this company and frafrmgly not this industry. >> reporter: with airline industry faces frustration on capitol hill, complaints about the airline continue to mount. on monday, a fist fight was
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caught on tape in tokyo. on monday a heat argument broke out between a passenger and flight attendant and the now ichb famous incident of dr. david dao sfa oh, my god. look at what you did to him. >> reporter: -- who was forcibly removed. >> what was determined who would be removed from the plane? >> wherewithal of the complexity, what they were paid and whether they were involved in the mileage plus program. >> is that way you determine who you mistreat. >> why do you put passengers in those teeny tiny awful seats. >> the airlines defended their most controversial practices. >> we view overbooking as something that helps us accommodate and take care of thousands of more customers.
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>> with some heading to congress, bill shuster issued a stern warning. >> seize this opportunity because if you don't, we're going to come and you're not going to like it. >> reporter: dau and his attorney did not attend the hearing and after united ceo had little lest to say. >> mr. munoz, how concerned are you of the reputation hit you have taken. seats, at least the space between them by
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up to two inches. norah? >> that will make everybody behave better. the shrinking of the seats. >> who think that's a good idea. >> yeah. tomorrow kris will look at airli airlines' uniforms. he'll look at what the company's doing about it and why some employees are saying it's not enough. >> a new lawsuit hopes to save duchess of cambridge the same harassment as princess diana. >> there are photos reminding him of how hid mother dealt with the paparazzi before she died. today cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger assesses the state of the economy and explains whether this is a good time to buy a home. we'll be right back.
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three paparazzi and the owner of a magazine are on trial in france over topless photos of the duchess of cambridge. they were published in 2012, a yoof after she married prince
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william. it outraged the british family.. this lawsuit meant to prevent history from repeating itself. the duke and duchess were all smiles in france in march on their first visit to the country but this was a planned photo shoot. it's the unplanned one that happened that chateau in 2012 that has them firing back at french media. they were in court yesterday hearing the case against photographers and publishers of closure. they're charged with invading the privacy of kate by snapping and printing topless photos of her. a lawyer for magazine justified the publication on public
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interest grounds saying they disproved rumors circulating at the time that she might be anorexic. the photos were taken from a long-lens camera. she said they had every expectation of privacy. >> they did have an expectation of privacy. even when they go to public places, its like going on holiday to their home. >> prince william submitted a statement to the court the photographs were shocking and all the more painful given the harassment linked to the death of his mother. princess diana was hounded by the press until the day she died in a car accident 20 years ago after being chased by paparazzi through the city. >> it still think diana's death what henry and william still think the paparazzi caused the death, i don't think it's made them much more timid. the problem being there is still
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a wide audience and public interest. >> reporter: federal authorities have banned reproduction but they appear in several other publications across europe. here at the palace they're asking for $1.6 million in damages, enough money they hope to make photographers and publishers think twiets in the future. the court expected the hand down its decision later this summer. cbs news will mark 20 years since the death of princess diana in a with f h hour prime-time special and gayle will host "princess diana/her li life, her death, the truth" right here on cs. we talk to dr. david agus. and a individual show shows how shop kohl's friends & family
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dramatic dash cam video captured a small plane crashing into a street in washington state. the plane hit power lines and skimmed the tops of cars on a busy road as it dove toward the ground. a massive ball of fire and smoke erupted into the air. the plane reportedly lost power shortly after takeoff. the pilot managed to steer it to a quieter area as it plummeted to the ground. no one was seriously hurt. >> hard to believe. the two people, the pilot and the passenger both walked away. they're okay. >> that's great. steve bannon offers a rare look inside the white house. ahead, we'll take a closer look at what's on this whiteboard behind him in this photo that's posted on twitter. you've got to be careful of the background when you're posting pictures on the internet, i'm
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and do your thing. trillion dollar government funding bill... could help fund caltrain's new electric good morning, it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. a vote on the $1.1 trillion government funding bill could help fund caltrain's new electric upgrades. it's a project that caltrain said would create possibilities for commuters between san francisco and san jose. it costs about half a million dollars to keep the peace during last week's protests at uc-berkeley. hundreds of people came out to see conservative speaker ann coulter ber her speech never happened due to safety concerns. over 400 law enforcement were on hand. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather i n just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,
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good morning. time now 7:57. we are tracking an accident that has a couple of lanes blocked along southbound 680 right near sunol boulevard and you can see that backup
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stretches just about to 580 at this point. give yourself extra time and extra space between you and the car in front of you if you are heading there. busy day on the roads over at the bay bridge toll plaza. jam-packed 46-minute ride from the maze into downtown san francisco. your ride still look slow on all the bay area majors. let's check the forecast with roberta. >> a bit of a haze as we look from san francisco due east towards oakland this morning. we have a "spare the air" day in effect for the entire bay area. morning, everybody. one more day with temperatures up to 20 degrees above average. look at the numbers right now. almost 70 at this early hour in san jose. it's 67 degrees in livermore. mid-60s in santa rosa. later today, down from 83 to 77 in san francisco. but that's still well above the average of 64 degrees. into the mid-90s way from the bay into the fairfield area vacaville through rio vista into the delta. cooler thursday and friday. ,,,,,,,,
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♪,,,,,,, good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, may 3rd, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, how ivanka trump is using her influence inside the white house. and former vice president joe biden tells dr. david agus how budget cuts threaten his cancer fighting initiative. but here's the "eye opener." >> president trump is meeting with those opposed to the latest version of repeal and replace of obamacare. trump and putin spoke on the phone yesterday. >> all eyes on director comey. the last time he testified here on capitol hill, he sent shock
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waves. >> clinton didn't elab rate on what she could have done better. >> there's growing concern of even more flooding as there are four more incidents of rain forecast today. >> baltimore orioles star adam jones received a huge standing ovation one day after being subjected to racial taunts in boston's fenway park. >> congress was really looking to send a message about this seemingly daily accounts of travel turmoil. >> i fly, but i didn't realize flying had gotten so bad. anything that the airlines can do? >> well, i'm glad you asked, trevor. okay, first of all, hey, airlines stop overbooking flights! okay? yes. this is what you do. okay? you count the seats on your plane and then you sell that number of tickets! that's it. >> i loved his delivery. it seems like a good idea. >> simple mathematicals t --
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mathematics today. i'm charlie rose with gayle king. president trump met with congressman this morning billy long and keith upton. upton came out it and he said it torpedoes those with pre-existing conditions. >> at least 21 house republicans plan to vote against the bill. if two more gop americans say no, the bill cannot get enough support to make it out of the house. the white house expects a vote this week. congressional leaders say they will not vote until they know this bill will pass. fbi director james comey is testifying before the senate judiciary committee right now. he's facing questions about the investigation into russian meddling in the last election. trump said that comey was the best thing that ever happened to clinton. and he called the alleged ties to russia as an excuse for
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losing the election. mrs. clinton reacted after comey's letter to congress about reopening her e-mail investigation. >> i take absolute personal responsibility. i was the candidate. i was the person who was on the ballot. but i was on the way to winning until the combination of jim comey's letter on october 28th, and russian wikileaks raised doubts in the minds of people who were inclined to vote for me, but got scared off. you know, if the election had been on october 27th, i'd be your president. >> clinton said she's back being an activist citizen called herself part of the resistance. president trump will meet palestinian authority president mahmoud abbas at the white house. s they will make -- they will make statements to the reporters during the face-to-face meeting. they will not take questions.
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mark pence said that a middle east peace deal will be good for israel. >> to be clear, the president is also personally committed to resolving the israeli and palestinian conflict. even know we're making valuable progress toward the noble goal of peace. while there will undoubt economy have to be compromises you can rest assured president donald trump will never compromise the safety and security of the jewish state of israel e. not now, not ever. >> the national security adviser mcmaster said that the trump administration is extending the hand to the palestinian people and leaders. he urged israel to quote, take advantage of this moment to work with arab neighbors against the threat of iran. a picture of the president's chief strategist steve bannon shows how the white house tracks its record on fulfilling campaign promises. a rabbi yesterday tweeted a picture with bannon. a white board list in the background includes issues like tax reform and immigration.
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some items are checked off, for example, tripling the number of immigration and customs enforcement agents. one unchecked item under immigration is sunset our visa laws so that congress is forced to revise and revisit them. one of college football's most successful coaches is getting very rich pay day. alabama's nick saban signed a new contract extension that makes him the highest paid college coach. he is set to make $65 million through the 2024 season. his pay will be more than $11 million this year. that includes bonuses exceeding $4 million. he will be one of the highest paid public employee in the country. he's won four national titles as alabama's head coach. >> i bet jan crawford is happy. >> jan crawford will say, pay him whatever he needs. >> can i help you, mr. saban? joe biden shared serious
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concerns about fighting cancer with our dr. david agus. why he said that government funding cuts even for a short period of time can impact critical research for years to,,
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we rarely hear from white house senior adviser jared kushner. he stopped by when we were broadcasting from the east room of the white house on monday. "new york times" correspondent jodi cantor is in the greenroom
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♪ your biggest fan is peeking around the corner over there. it's your husband. >> come on out. come on it. >> jared. >> there he is. >> the same thing is going to happen to you. >> jared, she just said -- >> oh, jared, you can't walk in and not say anything. >> she used to. >> so jared, i walked into this room and in 30 seconds i was miked. >> can we please get a microphone for jared? >> and jared, welcome to "cbs this morning." >> yes. >> jared, your first interview on "cbs this morning." >> tell us about the walk on the mall last night with your wife. >> beautiful. great company.
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beautiful scenery. >> well, there, we couldn't convince president trump's son-in-law to join us at the table. >> we'll keep trying. >> that was when we were at the white house on monday. jared kushner doesn't usually talk to the press but he did speak to "the new york times." along with his wife for a profile headlined can "ivanka trump has the president's ear." here's her agenda. one of the writers is "new york times" correspondent and "cbs this morning" contributor jodi cantor. she has now insight into ivanka's role in the white house. good morning. >> good morning. >> so much good reporting in here. >> thank you. >> what is ivanka doing that we didn't know about before? >> well, that's really why we wrote that story. to me the take away -- we had two interviews last week. was one in the west wing and to me the headline was she's looking at executive orders before the president signs them. that's a really startling fact. this is somebody who has really no record of public service. no government experience. no washington experience. she's there because she's the
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president's daughter. >> but the same could be said about the president. no washington experience, no government experience. >> exactly. it speaks volumes about this administration. now, the other big thing is that she's really decided they wants to focus on gender issues as her role in this administration. she's saying she wants to pass paid family leave by the way for men as well as women. that she wants to work on making child care more affordable. she wants to raise money for female entrepreneurs around the globe. this is a really interesting assignment with some big questions. right? she's stepping into a very difficult and in some quays -- ways angry moment in gender politics. hillary clinton has just lost the election. in the interview she was kind of using language that we appropriate with hillary clinton. it was very surprising in some ways coming out of ivanka trump's mouth. >> i don't understand what that means. >> when she said we'll unleash the power of women and girls in the economy, that's language we
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have heard from hillary clinton, for a really long type. so the question to me about that is is she trying to kind of atone for or make up for the problems with her father's record on women? >> don't you think -- >> jodi, i don't think that's specific to hillary clinton. >> not specific to hillary clinton but given she is one of the highest ranking senior people in this white house is clinton, do you?aughter. >> not specific. he's had some trouble with his record in this area. is she attempting to change that and will she be able to. >> is there one example where she's changed her father's mind so far where it was going in this direction and because of her lobbying for another idea she went in this direction? >> so she has weighed in on a numb berry of issues, everything from refugees to climate to
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women's health and immigration. it's really broad. she doesn't see restrictionings to her portfolio. what she said is what she will often try to do is sand a decision down around the edges. often she wants to reversend eight she said she is really trying, but what she says is even if i can make a small difference. if i can blunt some of the impact here, that's significant. >> i got the feeling she's never going to disagree. >> i asked jared kushner about the relationship between father and daughter and how it played out in the oval office and he said their time in there together is alone. they go into the room, close the door, they're discussing amongst themselves and nobody else really knows what we're talking about. what we did hear is she has the
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ability to do something very if few can do, which is bring criticism to him that he can accept. >> is she a person who can say no to the president? >> he's the president. the opening anecdote is about her pleading with him -- not pleading but making an emphatic case to aboy jazz for tapologiz. first he begrudgingly responds. she says to him, you know, we don't have their expect words but we talk to several in room. it's not clear he really listened to her. in the moment, he was unyielding and if you look at it a little later, it's still begrudging.
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>> when you look at jared and ivanka sometimes called jivavan, what do you see? >> you can get fire or sort of politely dismissed and you move on to something else exciting in your career that you i don't know well. who are they accountable for? is the president going to fire them? >> you wouldn't think so. >> they could be fired by the united states government. >> it's a very comprehensive talking point. we should have given it more space. thank you, jodie canter. always good to have you at the table that thank you. forrer vice president joe
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biden and the fight for cancer. plus the producer of several hbo dock mumentaries is steppin away. she'll talk about aging. e,,
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. former vice president joe biden is stepping up his medical campaign to a cause that is personal to him. he attended to conference last night in san diego. dr. david agus sits on the board. biden's oldest son beau died two years ago. he looks at the impact budgeted have. >> you've got do something to give someone hope. >> reporter: speaking to some of the top leaders in the industry he pressed governmental research. >> there's a point that comes usually later than sooner when the congressional party of the president works up the courage to challenge him. >> he took aim at president trump's proposal pointing out
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that even members f mr. trump's own party spoke ought against cuts. >> there are certain things not any gauche yabl. the idea that we're gutting it, i mean, come on, for gosh sakes, it's just bizarre. >> how are wu going to get the next young generation excited to make a difference here? >> i think they are excited now. they your staching to see a rising tide of -- a considered rising tied. if we for one or two years make significant cuts we'll lose a whole generation of people who would have moved and migrated to dealing with things from
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alzheimer's to cancer. so it matters. >> obviously 2020 is not far aware. ou would you consider going back in the ring? >> i have a bad habit of answering questions, and i'll be completely honest with you. i had planned on running for president before beau was diagnosed. now, the election'sover. donald trump is president and i'm disappointed to state the obvious, but it was the right decision for me not to run. and i don't plan on running. everybody says because i won't commit, i must be running. i'm doing nothing to run. >> dr. agus joins us now from san diego. good morning. >> good morning, charlie. >> when the vice president answered that question, what was your sense he intended to do.
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>> he intends to make a dirns. especially on his cancer initiative. i had seen in his eye and we had talked before he went on stage. he's considering it. when he spoke, there wasn't a dry eye h room. you saw people leaning forward and listening. >> what's achievable in the next five years? >> the hope is they can celebrate clinical trials. data sharing. ju that hadn't handed before. so there's going to be new progress and ee's put together people. break down the babarriers. >> ahead, what plp is doing with his salary his first three months in office. your local news is coming right
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up. advocacy organization for seniors and people with disabilities will make a push in san francisco - for more time to good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. later this morning, an advocacy organization for seniors and people with disabilities will make a push in san francisco for more time to cross the city streets. senior and disability action says these groups face a significant risk of collision. santa rosa's city council has decided it won't stop people from growing pot outside. it was considering a 45-day moratorium on outdoor cultivation over smell and crime concerns. but that ban now have on hold until later this month. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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we are tracking another accident on westbound 237. this is right near zanker and it is slowing traffic down as you transition on from 880 so be prepared heading through milpitas. you will be dealing with those slowdowns. along 880 it's a mess from 238 to the maze. you can see that travel time just under one hour. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, and along 680 it's been jam-packed due to the earlier accident along the sunol grade. so give yourself some extra time and extra space as you hit the roads. roberta? >> thanks, jaclyn. morning, everybody. this is the scene as we take a
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look towards the transamerica pyramid. the sky is seamless. visibility is unlimited. another view though gets the haze as we are looking out towards the east bay to see mount diablo in the background so at least a 45-mile visibility right now from the city of san francisco to the east bay. but that haze is causing a "spare the air" day to go into effect. temperatures, wow, already approaching 70 in san jose. 67 degrees in livermore. today's numbers spanning the sites at the beaches. sites and 80s across the bay -- 70s and 80s across the bay today. san francisco today 77. that's up from the average high of 64. 90s away from the bay. look at fairfield, 96 degrees backing all the way to discovery bay. we will have cooling on thursday due to the marine layer that pushes onshore later today. we'll have that west wind kind of flat at 5. additional cooling takes place on friday.
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a driver got a terrifying and rare up close look at a great white shark in south africa. he lunged out of water. this is called breaching. this is unusual to get this close. they usually breach when they try to catch a seal or other prey. the diver was inside a cage, so he's okay. my, what big teeth you have. >> let's take a look in the green room. sheila nevins. she's here to talk about her book. sheila, do you feel like sitting up today? are you sleepy? >> no. >> she asked me, is this too much? i go, no, you're asking wrong
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person. sheila, you look great. i can't wait till you come to table. "the wall street journal" says the jere. engineer says codes were rejecting much more obvious. they dispute the findings. there are not enough female engineers at facebook or in the industry. mr. trump will attend a dinner reception tomorrow at the intrepid aircraft carrier museum in machblts then he will go straight to his home in new jersey at the trump national golf course. he will not be stopping at trump tower this weekend. he has said in past he's not returned to new york because to of the high cost involved. "usa today" says a toe nation from president trump might be used to restore
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battlefie battlefields. it is considering improvement at three sites. documents came president plans to use it 108-year title drought. >> eddie vedder on stage. that never gets old. sheila nevins is one of the most influential women. they include "the jing kwrjink
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others. after being behind the cam for more than three decades nevins has a collection of short stories, essays, and poetry called you don't look your age and other fare tails. sheila, we welcome you to the table that thank you. >> i think this is one of my favorite chapters, gliding gracely into gravity. you talk about can deadly having a facelift. getting older isn't something you look forward to. >> it as better than the anxious turnive. >> look yut. >> i'm re-up post re-up pollste >> you said it's hard. >> no, i i don't. >> you say you're -- >> look at all the rouge and
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lipstick. >> you say you had a facelift at 56. >> it was a long time ago. why did i feel compelled? i'm a superficial woman with deep feelings and i didn't want to given up. i didn't want to walk into a room. i submitted to the culture. is that bad in. >> no judgment. >> thank you. >> no judgment, no judgment. >> just a quick note. the two of us did a big conversation on my pbs show. the response was amazing. >> me too, chartly. >> the point is how the message is coming out. >> because women have to lie about how old they are. they have to rely. we submit to surjry. i'm a victim and victor
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simultaneous lis. i can fuel you. do i look my age? of course not, how could i. can't get one like it. you can't get another so why not re-up polgster me. >> you're one o the most stunning fascinating women i know. >> really. you do don't go out much. >> if people who haven't men sheila nevins, what have you learned about what makes a good documentary? >> i think the people say something they might not have said to someone swuns else. if you can seriously be interested many the answer rngs you can get that. if you are artificially doak it,
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looking at call card and you can look in someone's eye rmg roy really get an answer. >> you took that and ran with it. there was a message to your madness. >> i think i got documentaries because they were cheap and because they were fascinating. i didn't know. i thought a documentary was going to be winston churchill, second world war, and people weren't watching them. i stoep stole from movies. if "jauss wts was doing well, i did a documentary about sharks.
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>> now it seems like the documentaries are looking at the news. in the one dock membershiptry there are lots of interviews with putin. >> right. what's your point. >> you said it'sen to cause. putin is out there with those tees, they're hut. >> they are really hot. >> u you're ahead of orioles. >> did you buy it or get a free copy? >> i thought we got two free copes. >> what difference doeset makes. >> i want to be a success. >> one o of the most poignant chapters was about your mother
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because she was an amputee. you talk about being in a restaurant and your mother's stumps with showing and they yelled, hairks you've got speak up. you were embarrassed you didn't defend your mother. >> i remember that. >> i'm embarrassed if i don't tell the truth. i said, ladies, put that arm away. it was too heavy to put under the counter and it didn't have an elbow, you know, so it was hard to rest it and so it was like hanging and this woman was rude and i was embarrassed about my mother and i, i don't want to be embarrassed ever again for saying what's real. i'm not embarrassed about truth. >> maybe that's the lesson of this book.
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be true to your own seventy and the reflt of the world it is. there's less ahead than behind. point is if you think about it, every moment much more precious to you. it's precious to be here. it's precious to tell the truth. it's pressure to have someone come over to you and say thank you for saying that, thank you for still working, thank you for tellinging the truth. >>. i love -- you geefr tot are read one of the ed sales. >> you talk about sleeping with the boss, sheila. >> and now my time is up? >> yes. >> it can't be a great show. there's something wrong with this show. and that was 30 simple years.
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misty copeland has risen to the top of her field. this morning we have a look at the company's newly redesigned place of relaxation. the refurbish lounge is where dancers can take a few minutes to unwind. misty copeland, marcelo gomes, and devon tucher showed how this can have and impact. good morning. >> good morning, norah. it's one of the most prestigious companies in the world. the abt is only major institution to tour the u.s. their space, while beloved, is not exactly state of the art.
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these are the hallowed halls of the american ballet theater where dancers have been perfecting the art that makes their grace on stage look so effortless. >> i think that the glamour of the buildings that it was very -- it's a very old building and such tradition in here. >> reporter: marcelo gomes is one of the company's principal dancers. >> there's such history with all the dancers that came before us. so coming into the you kind of don't mind that things are sort of falling apart, that pipes are making noises. while you're trying to play the piano, you know this place is sacred and it's blessed and you don't take it for granted. >> a day as a dancer is very long. >> soloist devon teuscher is
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preparing for "swan lake." >> we warm up and then have an hour and a half class, technique class, and then rehearsals range from 12:00 to 7:00. it's quite grueling. >> when do you eat? >> running from stud yo to studio. we normally have five-minute breaks. eat as you're running along to the next studio. >> reporter: misty copeland compares the training to top athletes. >> a lot of people relatet to beautiful customs and music but behind the scenes it's an enormous amount of blood, sweat, and tears, a really intense practice. >> absolutely. we're working like athletes are. most of them have state-of-the-art buildings and the buildings they're in are high end and you don't get the same funding as professional
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athletes. so it's difficult. >> until recently they were spending what little time they had in a dark and dated lounge with beat up couch, folding tables, and a couple of vend machines. >> they were shabby. stained few tons you would let your college freshmen sit on. >> amy ashley got wind of the tired space and led an effort to transform it into a place where dancers can recharge comfortably. >> obviously the company puts their money into all things and we can all understand that with an arts yore nation. but really the lounge did did not represent the arts organization. i thought it was our responsible to do what e with do best, beautify it. >> reporter: an anonymous donor donated the construction costs. the o'ings donated time.
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>> it was done with a lot of sweat and love. now i feel they have a space bee fitting the beauty that they create. >> reporter: we were there when the dancers got their first look at the renovated room. >> in addition to the space being more physically comfortable, it gets be psychologically rejuvenating to come into a room like this. >> yeah. absolutely. it's extremely important for us to have that time mentally and emotionally to kind of come down and then build back up before we go in the studio again. >> the timing couldn't be better. abt is rehearsing for its high season is, an 18-week run. >> we're doing a new ballet every week. so you're rehearsing during the
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day for a ballet is releasing the following week. it can get a little stressful but it's really rewarding. >> it's like our marathon because we go from classical to contemporary in one week. it's interesting for us but difficult. >> but you love it. >> we love it. >> yeah. >> it would be really difficult to do this job and for as long as we have if we didn't love it. >> it's so beautiful on stage you're just assuming they're surrounded by beauty. >> now they have a space where they can look at game topic and their performances. it's great. >> what's there not to like about copeland? >> nothing. >> we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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in just a few hours: attorneys for the man accused of killing "sierra lamar" will make their final case. lamar good morning, it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. in just a few hours, attorneys for the man accused of killing sierra lamar will make their final case. lamar went missing on her way to school in 2012. if convicted, garcia-torres could face the death penalty. a vote on the $1.1 trillion government funding bill could help fund the new caltrain system. the electric upgrade would run from san francisco to san jose. president trump nixed funding to the project in the past. today is the first "spare the air" day of 2017. this year officials want us to change our diets, too. air quality managers say meat production uses a lot of energy
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good morning. time now 8:57. here's your traffic update. we continue to track delays for drivers headed on 880 making their way through oakland from 238 to the maze. still, under 1 hour commute. over at the bay bridge toll
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plaza, traffic still quite heavy especially in the cash lanes, 46 minutes from the maze into downtown san francisco. the roads remain jam-packed and in the red. roberta? >> thanks, jaclyn. good morning, everybody. this is it. it's our live weather camera looking out towards the seamless sky. we do have lots of blue conditions looking towards the transamerica pyramid but look at this. see that haze? that's why we have a "spare the air" day in effect the first one of the season. look at those temperatures. 73 at this hour in san jose. 73 in livermore. 72 in santa rosa. numbers today just a couple of degrees cooler at the coast. in fact, san francisco down from 83 yesterday to 77 today. 80s on the other side of the bay, mid-80s peninsula then all the way up to 96 degrees inland. we have a west wind at 5 which means the return of the onshore push later tonight. additional cooling takes place on thursday and friday. ,,,,,,
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