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you can check back with us for cbs this morning. for cbs this morning. from the broadcast center in n n captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, may 4th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." today a revised health care bill goes up for a vote in the house. we'll tell you which two lawmakers turned their no votes to yes. >> what we want this to be is the world's premier institution for training young people and leadership. >> mr. obama shows off the design for his future presidential center that will be on the south side of chicago. and double-check before you click. a sophisticated e-mail scam hits google.
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good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. the house is expected to vote on a health care bill today. the republicans' first attempt to overturn the affordable care act more than a month ago ended in failure. president trump campaigned vigorously for the revised addition. democrats and those are voicing their opposition and hena daniels is here with the details. good morning, hena. >> good morning, anne-marie. last night nay expressed confidence they had 216 yes votes to pass, possibly paving setting the stage for president trump's first legislative victory. house majority leader kevin mccarthy emerged from a meeting with house speaker paul ryan last night predicting the house would pass the latest republican
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plan to repeal and replace obamacare. >> we've already debated a large portion of this. the rest of the debate and we'll take a vote. >> it comes after an 11th hour push by president trump and vice president pence to win over skeptical republicans. >> we're both yeses on the bill. >> after meeting with the president yesterday at least two moderates, representatives fred upton of michigan and billy long of missouri switched out to a yes vote. they were able to provide afternoon amendment for an extra $8 billion over the next five years to hem peep with pre-existing conditions. >> i asked them and they said yes. >> house democrats blasted opposition to pass the bill especially without a new score from the budget office. >> people want us to get it right and i don't believe anybody here believes we're getting it white. >> the person at the white house doesn't like losing, he says, but he's getting ready to lose a lot.
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>> if all democrats oppose the bill as expected, the republicans can only afford to lose 22 votes to get the measure to the senate. at last count cbs news has confirmed only 16 plan to vote no. and today president trump returns to his hometown in new york city for the first time since his inauguration. he'll speak with prime minister l lee. he'll deliver remarks at the uss intrepid museum. anne-marie? well, today president trump plans to sign an executive order that will ease restrictions on political activity by religious groups. the irs rule known as the johnson amendment says churches and other nonprofits risk losing tax exempt status if they endorse political candidates. the executive order also promises regulatory relief for groups with religious objections to preventive services required by the affordable care act such as covering birth control.
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fbi director james comey returns to capitol hill today for more testimony regarding last year's election. yesterday as jeff pegues reports, comey told the senate committee he would not change his decision to reveal the reopening of the hillary clinton e-mail investigation but comey said it was an agonizing choice. >> this is terrible. it makes me mildly nauseous to think it may have had an impact on the election. >> fbi director james comey changed his decision. discovery was made on a computer clinton aide huma abedin shared with her husband, disgraced former congressman anthony wiener. he said he had no good options. >> i thought it would be really bad. there's an election in 11 days. lordy, that would be bad. as between really bad and catastrophic, i said to my team, we've got to walk into the world of really bad.
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>> agents ultimately determined that abadin had forwarded e-mails containing classified information to her husband, but comey said the bureau could not prove criminal intent and did not recommend charges against abadin, weiner, or clinton. dianne feinstein. >> candidates pressed comey on why he didn't discuss it during the campaign but revealed fbi was reviewing the trump campaign. and its contents with russia. senator patrick leahy. >> was it appropriate for you to comment on one investigation repeatedly and not say anything about the other? >> i think so. >> reporter: comey said attorney general loretta lynch forced his hand when she had an impromptu meeting with former president bill clinton during the
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investigation. >> her meeting with president clinton on that airplane was the capper for me and i then said, you know what? the department cannot by itself credibly end this. the best chance we have is do something we have never done before and step away. this is what we found, and here's what we think. >> on tuesday the president called comey, quote, the bet thing to ever happen to hillary clinton in that he gave her a free pass for many bad deeds. jeff pegues, cbs news, washington. a slow-moving weather system is expected to bring more heavy rain and flash flooding to the south central u.s. flood warnings and advisories are posted from ohio to arkansas. parts of arkansas has been
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deluged with rainfall. the black river jumped its bakes flooding the historic town of pocahontas. about 50 homes were destroyed. and the entire town was evacuated. an e-mail span occurred to google users. google is warning users to be aware of e-mails from unknown contacts asking them to click on a link to google doc. lawyers for the family of ail on the sterling say the white police officer who shot sterling to death threatened him before he pulled the trigger. new details emerged after federal prosecutors announced they will not charge the two baton rouge officers involved. one officer fired six shots into terrell sterling, a black man, as he was lying on the ground. they say sterling was reaching for a gun. >> they did not have evidence to
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prove beyond a reasonable doubt that either officer violated the federal criminal civil rights laws. >> sterling's 16-year-old son says his father would not want him to be angry. police at american university in washington are offering a $1,000 reward for information in what they're calling a racially motivated hate crime. they released video of a person who allegedly strung bananas from nooses on cameras. it happened after the first female black student president took office. the fbi is helping to investigation. and we've gotten a look at the plans for former president barack obama's presidential center in chicago. it's going to be located on chicago's south side and includes three buildings. mr. obama says construction will taken four years. >> what we want this to be is the world's premier institution for training young people and leadership to make a difference in their communities, in their
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countries, and in the world. >> mr. obama says there will be a central lawn for concerts, a children's play center, and a sledding hill. well, coming up on the "morning news," an activist is convicted. a code pink protester says she faces jail time for breaking out in laughter. and robin williams' final movie is headed to the theaters. this is the "cbs morning news." i was out here smoking instead of being there for my son's winning shot. that was it for me. that's why i'm quitting with nicorette. only nicorette mini has a patented fast dissolving formula. it starts to relieve sudden cravings fast. every great why needs a great how. ito treat your toughy nasal allergies... ...listen up.
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stadium. those are some of the headlines on the "morning news" stand. "the st. louis-post dispatch" says a woman was grazed by a bullet during a cardinals game. she received first aid at busch stadium after she was hit tuesday night. fans seated nearby were alarmed. >> i thought maybe i should get out of the section and go somewhere else to watch the game. i didn't want to be shot at. >> the woman was not available for comment. police say the bullet came about a mile from the ball park. "the new york times" says an activist was arrested. one of them says she was arrested for laughing when a senator said the attorney general nominee treats all americans equally. the three each face up to a year in jail and up to $2,000 in fines. "the local" says the french presidential candidates exchanged insults before the final election. macron called le pen a liar. she termed the centrist candidate an elitist.
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he has a wide lead in the polls. ceremonies are planned saturday to mark the 80th anniversary of the hindenburg disaster. the site of the tragedy will be open briefly to the public. the explosion of the german airship killed 36 people. and people magazine says robin williams' last movie is finally coming to the u.s. >> what? please, please, please. >> williams is the voice of a talking dog in "absolutely anything." the film premiered two years ago in brittain. it will hit u.s. screens may 12th. still ahead, facebook goes on a hiring spree. the social network adds new workers in an effort to stamp out violent content. th psoriasi" people don't stare anymore. i never joined in. that wasn't fair to any of us. i was covered. i tried lots of things over the years.
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against violent content. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. the federal reserve wrapped up its latest policy meeting and decided to leave interest rates as is, but the fed signaled it expects to raise rates later this year. in a statement the federal reserve board of governors noted the economy slowed sharply in the first quarter but expects things to pick back up. analysts still expect two more rate hikes this year, the next one possibly in june. well, the news from the feds send bond yields and bank stocks higher. the dow gained 8 points, the s&p added 6 and the nasdaq fell 2. puerto rico has returned to federal bankruptcy court to protect itself from creditors. puerto rico's governor turned to negotiations on spending and new taxes failed. puerto rico's defaulted on several of its bonds and has a $73 billion public debt.
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and facebook says it's hiring another 3,000 employees to review questionable content. this is a response to recent murders, suicides, and other incidents broadcast live or posted later on the site. facebook already has about 4,500 people viewing posts. videos and posts that glorify violence are against facebook's ruling, but in most cases they are reviewed and removed if users report them. anne-marie. >> that's probably a good idea. something's got to be done. >> absolutely. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks so much, jill. ahead on "cbs this morning," youtube ceo susan wojcicki tells us about the company's new streaming service aimed at transforming tv. but up next, infusing hope. how a notorious club drug is being used to treat patients with severe depression.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a new device could lighten the load on the backs of american soldiers. inventors hope to turn their hiking motion into energy and that would recharge electronic gear, meaning fewer heavy batteries to carry. well, it is known as a party drug, but doctors say they've found a serious new purpose for ketamine. chris martinez reports. >> reporter: lisa newman has been battling depression for more than 30 years. she says she's finally finding relief with ketamine infusions. has this changed your life? it's completely changed my life.
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>> reporter: ketamine is a powerful pain reliever known as a party drug. now it's gaining popularity to treat depression. at dr. steven mandell's ketamine clinic in los angeles, patients receive small doses. while it takes several weeks to work, ketamine kicks in within hours and the effects can last up to three months. >> many have tried drugs you heard of. some you haven't. they've come to me because they haven't been relieved by inform oh these things. >> reporter: a study just published from san diego researchers showed people reported less depression. but many have questions about ketamine's long-term effects on the mind and body. the american psychiatric association has not endorsed it and says more research is needing. >> how was that dose for you? >> reporter: dr. mandel works with his patients' physicians before starting treatment. richard hall has been doing treatments for the last seven months. >> i think ketamine is a miracle.
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>> reporter: his wife says it's changed their lives. >> i've seen it change his life in a more fulfilling way in many years. >> chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. >> well, coming up after your log news on "cbs this morning," actress elisabeth moss stops by studio 57 with her new tv drama, "the handmade's tale." i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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our top stories this morning. the house is expected to vote on legislation to replace obamacare today. president trump has been heavily involved in trying to get republican lawmakers on board. in march republican leaders couldn't muster enough votes. the revised law adds $8 billion to help people with pre-existing conditions. and fbi director james comey spoke on his decision to reopen the hillary clinton investigation just 11 days before the investigation. comey told the senate panel would make the same decision again but the thought that he might have tipped the election made him mildly nauseous. a fallen hero has given us a
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view of the battlefield that few ever see. david martin reports on an army photographer and the final picture she took of an explosion that took her life. >> reporter: 2013 the very last moment of hilda clayton's life. she took this photo in a split second between when a mortar tube accidentally exploded and the blast killed her and four afghan soldiers. >> hard to remember that day? >> yes, sir. >> specialist brooks was in the same group as clayton. >> in a way she left a memorial. >> she died doing what she loved. >> reporter: these two photos taken by clayton, an afghanistan photojourn photojournalist, remained private for nearly 40 years, but have now been published in army journal with her family's permission. >> are you glad to see that photo out there now in the public.
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>> i don't think any photo i receive can compare the photo she has of the last shot where she died. >> reporter: clayton was a combat cameraman assigned that day to photograph the training of the afghan army by american advisers. she was a small part of a large unknown part of the pentagon to create a record of u.s. military operations. >> we covered everything from patrols to raids. >> reporter: most of what teddy wade wade and christopher o'dell shoot with their cameras is never released to the public but is used instead to give commanders from the battlefield a boots-on-the-ground view. >> that's how they operate. so close to the action so we can get the real life feel of what's going on so when they make those decisions, they're making accurate decisions based on what actually happened. >> reporter: specialist hilda clayton left a record of what actually happened the moment she died. now we all can see it and know who she was. david martin, cbs news, ft. meade, maryland. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," thousands of american airlines flight attendants say their new uniforms are making them sick.
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we take a look at what the airline is doing about it and why employees say it's simply not enough. plus the rock band the eagles is suing a hotel in mexico that calls itself hotel california. and actress elisabeth moss stops by studio 7 with her new hit drama "the handmaid's tale." that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com www.vitac.com
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thanks for waking up with us as we take a live look at the city of san francisco. now what day it is? it's one day before cinco de
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mayo. good morning, it is thursday, may 4. i'm kenny choi. >> i'm michelle griego. >> how do you say that in spanish? >> cinco de mayo. >> the day before cinco de mayo? >> cinco de mayo -- >> quattro de mayo. >> how do you say one day before? [ speaking spanish ] >> we have the return of the fog along the coast. yesterday at noon we were talking about this. we had a shift in the wind and everyone started to go downhill as far as the temperatures are concerned and that's it right there. that's your foggy start over the golden gate bridge. we have temperatures currently in the 40s in santa rosa, 50s in oakland and san francisco. very mild inland. we topped off in the mid-90s yesterday. notice that west-southwest wind 12 in san francisco, it's that westerly that will cool us down

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