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captioning funded by cbs good morning to our viewers in the west. friday, may 12th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." president trump issues a new warning this morning to former fbi director james comey. a source tells cbs news there is a crisis in the fbi. there is a growing concern about the white house interfering with the russia investigation. an 8-year-old boy takes his own life after police say a bully knocked him unconscious at school. the boy's mother says the school claimed he fainted, but surveillance video tells a different story. and dozens of great white sharks swarm the southern california coast. we're in a helicopter over the threat that's forcing surfers out of the water. we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds.
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he's a showboat, he's a grandstander. the fbi has been in turmoil. you know that, i know that, everybody knows that. >> president trump says he was going to fire comey regardless. >> that is not only inconsistent, it contradicts inner ray way what this white house said was the original impetus for the firing of james comey. >> this happened at 12:01 or 12:01, fire him because he wore a red or blue tie, this shouldn't be a complicated process. >> i said if it's possible will you let me know, am i under investigation. he said you are not under investigation. >> it is just scandalously unethical and i'm amazed they think this is a defense for his reaction. >> what is your reaction to this conspiracies? >> the message is resist, obstruct, deny, insult, insinuate. severe thunderstorms and damaging winds are moving over parts of the south into the northeast. >> this becomes a chilly weekend rain climbing up through the
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mid-atlantic. >> passengers had to be evacuated from a united airlines plane after a scorpion crawled out of a customer's clothes. >> unusual rescue in california where crews hoisted a horse out of a ravine. >> whoa. coming down a little fast right there. >> all that. >> sergio garcia on the island hole 17. >> oh, yeah. hole in one for sergio. >> whoa. man, did you see that catch. that's outstanding. >> that kid has skills. >> and all that matters. >> stephen colbert going toe to toe with president trump. >> the president of the united states has personally come after me and my show. and there's only one thing to say -- >> on "cbs this morning." >> donald trump signed an executive order to establish a commission to investigate voter fraud. trump says that he and his commission want to make sure that every russian gets two.
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>> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota, let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west, president trump has already been very active today on twitter. he posted a warning for his fired fbi director, the president tweeted, quote, james comey better hope that there are no tapes of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press. that follows a report confirmed news that president asked comey in january for his personal loyalty. sources say comey only told the president he would be honest with him. >> and in his first tv interview since the firing, president trump called comey a showboat and said the dismissal was his idea. now that conflicts with accounts from other white house staffers. >> mr. trump also wrote this on twitter this morning, as a very active president with lots of things happening, it's not possible for my surrogates to stand at a podium with perfect
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accuracy. jeff pegues is at fbi headquarters in washington with details of a dinner comey and the president had at the white house. jeff, good morning. >> good morning. that dinner occurred just seven days into the trump administration and by that time, the fbi was already investigating whether trump campaign associates were coordinating with the russians during the 2016 campaign. >> i had a dinner with him. he wanted to have dinner because he wanted to stay on. >> reporter: in an interview with nbc news, president trump detailed his private january conversation with then fbi director james comey. >> that dinner was arranged i think he asked for the dinner. and he wanted to stay on as the fbi head and i said, i'll consider it. we'll see what happens. but we had a very nice dinner. and at that time he told me you are not under investigation. >> reporter: but law enforcement sources who spoke to comey tell a different story. they say comey was invited to the white house where the
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president asked the fbi director if he would pledge his loyalty to the president. comey declined. instead, telling trump he would always be honest. the president twice more pressed comey for loyalty. the third time asking for honest loyalty. to that comey responded, yes, you will have that. >> there's no collusion between me and my campaign and the russians. >> reporter: inside fbi headquarters there are growing concerns the white house is trying to get in the way of the bureau's russian investigation. calling it a crisis, one federal law enforcement official tells cbs news, there is a whole lot of interfering happening. sources say agents are pushing ahead with the russian investigations, despite the turmoil swirling around them. the white house had floated the idea of president trump coming to fbi headquarters. that idea has been scrapped and as far as the story and the dinner between president trump and fbi director comey, the
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white house says they don't believe that's an accurate account of what happened. >> jeff, thank you so much. in that tv interview, the president contradicted the white house description of how comey was fired. he insisted he had already decided to dismiss the fbi director before a monday meeting with the attorney general and his deputy. other officials including the vice president have said the president followed the justice department's advice. margaret brennan is at the white house. margaret, good morning. >> good morning. the president's tweets today say that in the trump white house, americans cannot expect his surrogates to be perfectly accurate. and he proposed doing away with press briefings which journalists can ask questions. >> he's a showboat, a grandstander. >> reporter: president trump said he decided to fire former fbi director comey long before deputy attorney general rod rosenstein recommended he do so. >> oh, i was going to fire regardless of recommendation. he made a recommendation, he's highly respected, very good guy,
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very smart guy. the democrats like him, the republicans like him. he made a recommendation but regardless of recommendation, i was going to fire comey. >> reporter: that conflicts with accounts given by vice president mike pence and administration aides who describe rosenstein's advice as the deciding factor. >> president trump made the right decision at the right time. and to accept the recommendation of the deputy attorney general. >> he took the recommendation of rod rosenstein the deputy attorney general. >> pretty quickly after i believe receiving that recommendation, the president made the decision to let director comey go. >> reporter: the president admitted the ongoing fbi probe into his campaign ties to russia was on his mind as he dismissed comey. >> knowing there was no good time to do it, and, in fact, when i decided to just do it, i said to myself, i said, you know, this russia thing with trump and russia is a made up story. >> reporter: the president also
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said he wasn't concerned about optics when the day after firing comey he held an oval office meeting with the russian foreign minister at the request of vladimir putin. >> it was set up a while ago and frankly i could have waited, but what difference does it make? >> reporter: the white house says it was misled when the russian state news agency released photos of the meetings without permission. that same day, mr. trump also met with the ukrainian foreign minister an oval office visit only revealed after the pictures were posted on the ministry's twitter account. president trump took to twitter last night to portray both meetings as a peace-making initiative. remember, it was russia's military intervention in ukraine that triggered the u.s. sanctions that now both moscow and many u.s. businesses would like president trump to lift. >> margaret, thanks. the acting fbi director says the white house views comey firing is inaccurate. andrew mccabe took his place at
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a senate intelligence committee yesterday. questions about the shakeup and russian investigation dominated that hearing. nancy cordes is on capitol hill with the latest on that part of the story. nancy, good morning to you. >> good morning. well if the president was hoping that he would get a friendlier fbi with comey gone, andrew mccabe shattered those hopes yesterday. he directly refuted several white house talking points about comey's firing and made it clear that the russia investigations will not be stopped. >> director mccabe, welcome to the table and into the fray. >> reporter: comey's former deputy suddenly at the helm disputed the white house claim that fbi rank and file wanted comey gone. >> no, sir that is not accurate. director comey enjoyed broad support within the fbi. and still does to this day. >> reporter: mccabe cast doubt on president trump's claim that comey had assured him three times that he was not under investigation. >> i'm not aware of that being a
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standard practice. >> reporter: as for white house claims that fbi's investigation into russian influence is a minor probe. >> it is -- >> small investigation into relation to all the other work that you're doing? >> sir, we consider it to be a highly significant investigation. >> reporter: so far republicans have resisted democratic calls for a special prosecutor. >> how is this not obstruction of justice? >> reporter: but the shifting stories from the white house are putting pressure on the gop. >> if the president has made contradictory statements that would be up to the president to explain himself. >> reporter: late thursday senate majority leader mitch mcconnell invited attorney general rod rosenstein to brief senators on comey's firing next week at the urging of his democratic counterpart chuck schumer. >> this investigation will not die. no matter who wants it to. >> reporter: rosenstein was actually here on capitol hill yesterday for a long planned meeting with the leaders of the senate intelligence committee.
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they're discussing ways to avoid having these two growing investigations now, one at the fbi, one here in the senate, from interfering with one another. charlie. >> thanks, nancy. gerald seib is the washington editor and chief commentator for "the wall street journal". good morning. >> thank you. >> where we are? >> we're in a mess i suppose. look, i think the big question at the moment is, can the white house get its story straight on what happened and why it happened and secondly, how is the fbi going to be led going forward. that's a giant question and that's really i think the shao that people on capitol hill are waiting to see. >> do you -- >> do you sense from one of the things that mccabe said, the acting fbi director that the investigation he used the word highly significant, that they have something going on there, that leads him to believe? >> we've been reporting that -- i don't know what is believed but that director comey was taking this seriously devoting an increasing amount of time to the investigation, he had sought additional resources for it.
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that tells you they're seeing something there that is worth pursuing. this is not going away. chuck schumer made the point that's right that's not the sign of an investigation about to fizzle out. >> the idea of this dinner that occurred between the two of them where the president of the united states asked the fbi director for his loyalty, and then solicits information about an ongoing investigation. >> well, you know, when the letter from the president saying i fired jim comey came out, the stunner that jumped out at a lot of people after the initial explosion was the line he told me three times i'm not under investigation which is not a proper way to conduct this thing. the other strange aspect of that dinner is the implication from what the president said to lester holt was that he had to make a decision about whether to keep jim comey or not. normally presidents don't decide whether or not to keep an fbi director. they get ten-year terms and expected to stay on regardless of the political situation. one of the issues now is whether
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that's been called into question. >> what do you make of the conflicting reports about comey. one hand you have the president calling him a showboater and grandstander and andrew mccabe going no, he has broad support within the fbi. who does that mean? >> there are three explanations of why this happened. one, the first one was that the president acted on the recommendation of the justice department. the second one was, well, he was inclined to do this but waited for the justice department and then the president himself said, i was going to fire him anyway. i think there was some unhappiness in the fbi over the way director comey handled the hillary clinton e-mail matter last year, but i don't think that's the same as he lost support or people wanted him gone and i think those two things have gotten conflated and i don't think they're the same thing and i think that's what the acting director was saying in this testimony yesterday. >> what position is rod rosenstein in today where he's saying -- he wants to clarify the record, the letter i wrote suspect the thing that justified the firing? >> i think that one of the things that the white house has done is tried to get him out of
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the predicament he was in and he was an unhappy camper in the sense that he was being fingered as the guy that wanted him fired. that's not what the letter said. the letter said there were problems with the way the clinton e-mail investigation was handled and director comey did improper things but did not say he should be fired. i think rod rosenstein doesn't want to be fingered as the guy that fired james comey. that's not what happened here. >> your column says the russian investigation rests in the hands of a few senators. >> i think the key people to watch in washington are a small group of moderate and independent minded senators on the republican side, maybe 10, fewer than 10, whose support is crucial to the president right now. >> senator burr and -- >> john mccain, lindsey graham. >> corker. >> bob corker from tennessee, jeff flake. bob corker and jeff flake are republicans in swing states who are up for re-election next year. their political antenna have to be up here and how they gauge this is an important thing. democrats will be on the war
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path. most important thing what about republicans. >> thank you so much. >> thank you. the u.s. navy says a russian fighter jet flew within feet of an american spy plane. the incident tuesday over the black sea. the russian su-27 jet came within 20 feet of a u.s. poseidon aircraft before it peeled away. they were flying in international air space. the mission commander considered the interaction safe and professional. an ohio coroner reopened the investigation into an 8-year-old's death after he was allegedly bullied in his final days. gabriel taye took his own life in january. he was only in the third grade. the public school he attended is expected to release video that reportedly shows this little boy being attacked in the bathroom. jamie yuccas looks at how the boy's mothschool did not tell t mother about the assault. >> that happened two days before he committed suicide. if the coroner amends the death
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certificate he says he would sent the case to the prosecutor's office. if it's determined violence contributed to his death. >> reporter: an assistant principal at carson elementary school in cincinnati found 8-year-old gabriel taye unconscious. inside the boy's bathroom on january 24th. he was sent to the nurse's office and then taken home by his mother. that night, he was complaining of stomach pains diagnosed at the hospital as a stomach flu. within 48 hours he hanged himself in his bedroom, prompting an investigation by cincinnati police. a homicide detective said the surveillance video captured bullying and could even rise to the level of criminal assault. noted in his report that after gabriel fell to the ground, many students step over, point, mock, nudge, and kick him. >> she's devastated that her son's second to last day was so painful for him. >> reporter: jennifer branch is representing gabriel's mom. she says the video shows the
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student slam him against the bathroom wall. her client was told by the school only that her son had fainted. >> the school had told mom that your son was assaulted, your son had lost consciousness for over seven minutes, she would have immediately taken him to the hospital and had him examined. >> reporter: cincinnati public school said while we are concerned about the length of time that gabriel lay motionless and the lack of adult supervision, school administrator's followed protocol by calling the school nurse and say they asked his mother to pick him up and take him to the hospital to be checked out. >> it's going to happen again if nothing is done. >> reporter: parents at the school say the boy's death has prompted some difficult conversations with their children. >> it's kind of tough talking to a 5-year-old about someone she's seen every day after school, not being there no more and why did he kill himself. >> such a tough story. cbs news has not seen the police report or surveillance video.
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it's unclear if the student described in the video is still enrolled at that school or if any administrators have faced disciplinary action. we did reach out to carson elementary and did not hear back. >> really difficult story. jamie, thank you. a judge ordered prosecutors to charge the amtrak engineer involved in the deadly derailment with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment this overturns the philadelphia district attorney's decision. this week the d.a. decided not to charge brandon bostian. the derailment two years ago today killed eight people and injured 200. the train accelerated to more than 100 miles an hour on a 50 mile an hour curve. attorney general jeff sessions this morning is instructing federal prosecutors to push for harsher criminal charges against suspects. in a memo sessions said, prosecutors must charge and pursue the most serious readily provable offense against the vast majority of suspects. sessions' order reverses obama
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mr. trump, mr. trump, there is a lot you don't understand. but i never thought one of those things would be show business. don't you know, i've been trying for a year to get you to try to say my name and you were very restrained, admirbly restrained, but now you did it. >> oh, no! >> something tells me we haven't seen the last of the conversation between the two of them. just yesterday the president released a tweet about referring back to rosie, rosie o'donnell. you know how long that kerfuffle goes back. >> goes back. ♪ let it go >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." "time" magazine staffers had dinner with the president at the white house this week and
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revealed what they learned in a cover story called "donald trump after hours." the president gave them a tour highlighting a tv set in the dining room near the oval office and calls tivo one of the greatest inventions of all time, tivo is good and uses it to watch a variety of news coverage. >> at the dinner times says waiters brought the president a diet coke while others got water and only the president was served an extra dish of sauce with the chicken. >> during dessert the president received two scoops of ice cream, everybody just got one scoop of ice cream. >> what it says to me he likes ice cream and he's a big guy. i would bet if you're there at the white house and you would say could i have an extra scoop of ice cream you would get it. >> i think the question is how much he's eating more than other people. >> well -- >> he's very big. very big guy. >> here's a look at some of the morning's other headlines. "the new york times" says kushner real estate executives canceled two sales pitches in china. the assistant to the white house
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senior adviser jared kushner was raising funds there last weekend in a program that can give green cards to foreigners criticized an as ethics conflict. jared kushner still profits from bit even though he works for his father-in-law president trump. "the washington post" reports the largest anti-gang crackdown in history. i.c.e. said nearly 1400 people were arrested in recent weeks and officials said more than two-thirds were american citizens and all but two were born in the u.s. the arrests are part of an initiative to fight gangs and other criminal activity. the salt lake tribune says the mormon church is moving older boys out of two boy scout programs and shifted into activities set up by the church. that affects more than 185,000 scouts. more than 280,000 younger mormon boys will stay in scouting. the church says the change is not linked to the scouts open policy on gay and transgender members. "the new york post" says candy makers made a joint commitment to reduce calories in
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their products within five years. half of all individual items will have no more than 200 calories. companies will shift to sharing packages instead of king sized and the industry will stress that candy is a treat not an everyday food. and bloomberg reports sales at macy's and kohl's fell even faster than expected. their shares and their shares fell. stocks of other department store chains also tumbled in a new earnings report released yesterday, net sales for macy's plunged 7.5%. sales at kohl's declined 2.7%. shares of macy's, kohl's, jc penney and nor strom dropped between 7 and 17%. the broker firm credit seuss predicts 1800 will close this year. mellody hobson is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> i've been dieing to talk to you about this. not only the sales dropping but macy's saying they're going to close 100 stores.
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what does this trend signal? >> secular. this is not cyclical. this is a blood bath. it really is. normally i use very moderated words in describing -- >> blood bath is not moderating word. >> and when you think about the fact we've been in an economic expansion, wages are up, oil prices are low, consumer confidence is very, very high, this should be a period of mana for heaven from retail and it is not. >> what's happening? >> what's wrong? >> is it because of amazon? >> what's wrong? >> it's not just amazon. amazon gets a lot of the conversation when really when you think about it, they are representing about 45% of all on-line sales so everything we buy nearly half is being bought at amazon on-line. however, 85% of retail sales are still occurring in brick and mortar stores. 85%. so most of us, the vast majority of us, are walking into a store to buy things. part of this has been driven by the fact that malls were over
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built from 1970 to 2015, malls were built at twice the rate of u.s. population growth. >> i still like going to the mall but i guess we need to let that go. put there are some retailers doing okay. all are not created equal. >> that's correct. some of them are doing wild, one where it's experimental, where they have a niche and the discounters are doing well. >> like? >> one that is experimental that is doing very well is ulta. >> beauty. >> beauty, sephora, ulta, they are taking the cover off the ball. ulta stock up 17% by the fact that they have a huge rewards program, 20 million people participate in the loyalty program. >> and a woman ceo. >> mary dillon is fantastic. >> so interesting you say that, that exper ren shall experience. i did an interview withp apple magazine talking about retail has to provide something other than the product. there has to be ap experience.
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you want to go to the store for a reason. >> that's right. >> and one of the things that's helping the beauty retailers is youtube. a lot of demonstration videos and people are going and buying them. >> what about walmart? >> walmart is doing better because of their on-line has picked up. they bought jet.com and that's actually working. so walmart has been a story. they're doing okay. their stock has done okay. >> thanks. >> interesting. >> charlie, you know when you need to apply lipstick you can look at it on youtube and go to ulta and buy? >> or gayle and i could give you a quick tutorial. >> you're welcome. >> or do your own video. >> that too. >> that would probably actually rate. >> somebody help me. >> a new poll finds little support for the republican health care bill. the poll out yesterday shows only 21% of american voters approve of the gop plan passed by the house. that is no surprise to some republicans. >> tell the truth! >> republican lawmakers have faced angry constituents in town
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halls around the country during the house recess and a congressman got an earful from voters in his district. dean reynolds saw the sharp questioning in des moines, iowa. dean, good morning. >> good morning. well, we attended a town hall hosted by congressman rod blum and while it got loud at times, blum got off relatively easily compared to some of his republican colleagues. >> answer yes or no, will the risks -- >> shut your mouth. >> in north dakota a scuffle broke out when one man approached congressman kevin cramer but it didn't end there. >> here you go. >> that's gone too far. >> reporter: while most are rarely physical during this house recess, almost all of them have been passionate. >> tell the truth! >> reporter: from michigan to virginia. >> no answer the last question. >> reporter: voters are expressing their anger over the gop plan to repeal and replace
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obamacare. on wednesday, representative tom mcarthur hosted a heated town hall in new jersey that lasted a marathon five hours and didn't simmer down. >> folks, you get to ask the questions. >> okay. >> and i get to answer them. >> so answer them. p>> reporter: in marshaltown ioa angst over the health care plan shared the stage with another shao. >> will you support an independent investigation into trump and his campaign campaign's purported ties to russia? >> not at the current time. >> reporter: the firing of former fbi head james comey, fired up this crowd at iowa congressman rod blum's town hall. >> if trump would be guilty of something would he fire the fbi director. that would be a dumb move. i get it. you hate the president. i get it. >> reporter: blum represents a district that president obama won twice, but went to mr. trump last fall. the few trump supporters at the town hall say comey and russia
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did not bother them. >> the investigation is done by the guys in the field, all right. one guy. even if it's the head guy doesn't make any difference to whether or not the investigation goes forward or not. >> reporter: now adding to the anxiety the republicans maybe feeling is new polling out now which suggests a clear majority of americans find fault with the president's decision to fire the head of the fbi. xwail gayle? >> thank you. an unusual number of shark sightings triggers warnings along beaches. carter evans is in a helicopter tracking the great whites forcing surfers from the water. here's an invitation from us to you to subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast. you can get news of the day, our podcast originals on itunes and apple's podcast app. you are watching "cbs this morning." thank you for that. we'll be right back. wondering, what if? i let go of all those feelings.
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a jump in shark sightings along the southern california cost has lifeguards on high alert. a great white shark was spotted wednesday feet away from a paddle boarder in long beach, nearly 30 sharks were spotted from long beach to san onofre. in just one day this week. yikes. carter evans is in long beach with a threat to swimmers and surfers. good morning and be careful.
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>> yes. consider these signs fair warning, enter the water at your own risk. the experts say all of the shark sightings are part of a larger trend. there do appear to be more great whites in the water. we went up with the orange county sheriff's department to take a look. >> this year has been the largest number of influx of great white sharks along the coast in my 24 years. >> reporter: just minutes into our helicopter flight we spotted three great whites. swimming in swallow water less than 50 feet from the shoreline. this just one day after a group of sharks forced sheriff deputies to clear the water. >> attention in the water, this is the orange county sheriff's department. you are paddle boarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks. >> reporter: deputy brian stockbridge made that announcement. >> exit the water. in a calm manner. >> what was the response of the people in the water? >> well, unlike normal, they
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pretty much compiled immediately. >> reporter: many of the sharks appear to be juvenile great whites six to eight feet long and about a year old. there have been an unusual number of sightings this year. >> shark populations are increasing. >> reporter: marine biologist chris lowe runs the lab at cal state long beach. >> the reason i think we're seeing more sharks is because we've protected them. they've been protected in u.s. waters since 2005 and there's lots of food. along our beaches the sting ray populations have been exploding over the last 50 years. >> reporter: would you go swimming here? >> no, i'm not going to go swimming here this summer. >> reporter: you've seen enough. >> i've seen enough. >> reporter: shark sightings have become more common attacks are still rare. a san diego county mother was critically injured last month after witnesses say a shark bit off part of her leg at a popular surf spot but lowe says sharks are not interested in eating humans. instead the young babies are hugging the coastline to hunt for food in a safe place. >> we haven't seen signs of
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those young sharks actually being a potential threat to humans. when their about babies they're afraid of pretty much everything. they may not be that different from us. >> reporter: these shark sightings are becoming so common that some southern california businesses are looking to cash in. this weekend there will be the first ever shark boat tour. >> carter, thank you. president trump's firing of his fbi director is drawing comparisons to the nixon era. bob schieffer remembers those days and he will be with us to put it in context. and just in time for mother's day, a football coach surprises a mom with a big gift for,,,,
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i'm about to put him on scholarship and his mom works at the school. he loves her and speaks highly about her and her sacrifices. >> this was an early mother's day gift from the football coach. he visited her yesterday with a full scholarship for her son kiante anderson. >> happy mother's day. >> thank you so much. >> he plays defensive end for the east carolina pirates and made the team as a walk-on after receiving the happy news from montgomery, she called her son with the news. >> and the son put out a tweet that says, coach, thank youing i'm going to grind for you and be the best player ever. >> you can only imagine the
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union city bart station to use the new east entrance. it creates a direct path union city's stat good morning, it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. it's the first day for riders at the union city bart station to use the east entrance. it creates a direct path to union city station district. it's a new housing facility. the station district has 1,000 new units including 250 affordable. the raiders and las vegas stadium authority have to reach a lease agreement for the new stadium site by the time the nfl owners meet in chicago in 10 days. otherwise, the move to las vegas could be delayed. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
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good morning. 7:57. we continue to track delays for drivers eastbound 580 out of livermore heading over to tracy. we are dealing with a deadly
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crash that has three lanes currently blocked eastbound 580 right at grant line road. emergency crews are on the scene. and that backup is causing delays of up to an hour out of livermore heading over to tracy. we see delays at the bay bridge toll plaza. and it's "slow, stop, go" into the city. brian? >> good morning, on this friday morning. we are beginning with mostly clear skies a few clouds around there by the afternoon in the mid-60s inland. but still unusually cool with a cold pool of air come out of the gulf of alaska that's maintaining a cold sea breeze so numbers are 10 degrees below average but we get more sunshine today. livermore will hit 65 and san francisco 61. san rafael 63. oakland 63 and san jose 67 degrees. mother's day is looking nice. partly cloudy and cool, back right through the weekend we are looking good. just temperatures manage only mid-60s. and a chance of rain coming in on tuesday. but after tuesday for the first time in a while, 70s. ,,,,,,,,
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is friday, may 12, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." president trump revises the white house explanation for firing the fbi director. bob schieffer looked at this story's impact on the president and comparisons to the nixon era. but first, here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >> the president's tweets say that in the trump white house americans cannot expect his surrogates to be perfectly accurate. >> sources are telling us agents are pushing ahead with the russia investigation despite the turmoil around that. >> the president was hoping he'd get a friendlier fbi with comey gone and mccabe shattered those hopes yesterday. >> where are we? >> we're in a mess i suppose.
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look, i think the big question at the moment is can the white house get its story straight? >> when you need to apply lipstick, you can look on youtube. >> thank you. >> you can be your own video. >> that too. >> that would be great. >> somebody help me. >> i hold director quomy in the absolute highest regard and it has been the greatest privilege and honor of my professional life to work with him. director comey enjoyed broad support within the fbi. and still does to this day. >> wow. broad support. i don't think i have ever liked any co-worker as much as that guy likes comey. hell, i don't think my mom likes me as much as that guy liked comey. like my mom would give me support, but not broad support. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. president trump is defending his
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team's differing versions of what led to the firing of fbi director comey. this morning, the president tweeted quote, as a very active president with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with perfect accuracy. >> white house officials said the firing decision was not tied to the russia probe. they said that the president acted on the recommendation of the deputy attorney general. and in an nbc news interview last night the president told a different story. >> regardless of recommendation, i was going to fire comey. knowing there was no good time to do it. and in fact, when i decided to just do it, i said to myself, i said, you know, this russia thing with trump and with russia is a made-up story. >> president trump also said the fbi director first told him in january during a white house dinner that he was not under investigation. sources say during the dinner the president asked comey to pledge his loyalty. comey replied that he would be
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honest. a white house spokeswoman rather said we don't believe this to be an accurate account. president trump would never suggest the expectation of personal loyalty. only loyalty to our country and its great people. >> mr. trump issued a new threat this morning, he tweeted comey had better hope there are no tapes of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press. sources tell cbs news that the fbi has growing concerns the white house is trying to get in the way of the russia investigation. one federal law enforcement official said there's a whole lot of interfering happening. that source told us this is a crisis. >> acting fbi director mccabe is defending comey from white house criticism. and sarah huckabee sanders told us yesterday that comey lost support inside the fbi. mccabe disputed that decryption. >> i can tell you that i hold director comey in the highest regard and i have the highest
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respect for his considerable abilities and his integrity. it has been the greatest privilege and honor of my professional life to work with him. i can tell you that the vast majority of fbi employees enjoyed a deep and positive connection to director comey. >> mccabe did say that some current and former agents were frustrated about the e-mail server. >> the firing of comey has been compared to the actions of the 37th president, richard nixon. >> mr. trump is the first president since richard nixon to fire a law enforcement official investigating the white house. >> he's accused of being nixonian. >> do you agree with the sentiment this was a nixonian move? >> if there's obstruction of justice, this is completely nixonian. >> cbs news contributor bob schieffer covered the nixon administration and many others during his very stellar career.
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he's with us now from washington. bob, first, let's just say it's really good to see you. really good to see you in washington and on the satellite this morning. >> well, thank you very much, gayle. >> just hearing your voice. so bob, is this a fair comparison? >> you know, there are many parallels to watergate, but i have to tell you i think all the quay back to the -- all the way back to the kennedy assassination to draw parallels. i was there as you know. i have always felt that lee harvey oswald had been put on trial a lot of these conspiracy theories that are still circulating today would have been put at rest then. it is absolutely imperative that donald trump find a way to reassure the american people that these questions about russia are not true. if that is his version. he has to lay it all out and find ways not just to be tweeting out every morning, the news is being made up by the
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news media. he's got to show them some proof. he has to give them some reason to believe that the things are not true. and frankly, unless he's able to do this, this is going to dog his presidency for the rest of his term. look at what's happened in washington right now. it's come to a complete stop while the country and washington tries to digest the firing of james comey. putting this to rest is not going to be helped by firing the guy who is doing the investigation. sending these people out to explain the inexplicable is not going to help. he's making fools of his own staff. the white house appears to be in chaos. it is the original amateur hour as we look at it from the outside. he's got a lot of work to do and so far what he's done has not helped him in my view. >> well, he released a tweet this morning said it's not possible for my surrogates to stand at the podium with perfect
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accuracy. >> well, that would go into the understatement hall of fame, wouldn't it? i have to go with him on that one. >> okay. >> i mean, i mean -- look at what happened the other night when all of this news broke. you had officials of the white house holding news conferences out in the shrubbery outside the white house. you had people running around. it looked like some sort of a train wreck unfolding. nobody seemed to know what was going on. then the white house officials come out and give one explanation and the president blows him out of the water and says it's an entirely different thing. they have got to start by getting their stories straight. i think what has to happen, the president has to go to the congress. he has to open the books. he has to say, ask me any question you want. i'll give you any document you want. i want to put this thing to rest. so far, that's not happening but what we're seeing now is kind of a clinic of incompetence at the
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very highest levels. this cannot sustain. it's not good for him. it's not good for the country. >> so should he appoint a special prosecutor? >> i don't -- i think he should get together with people in congress and figure out how to put this thing to rest. but it's going to take more than just tweets saying i didn't do anything wrong. he has to show some people proof of what happened here and what this is all about. >> we have, bob, conflicting accounts about what was said at a dinner now between the president and the fbi director where the president reportedly demanded loyalty and the former fbi director said he would give him honesty. honesty versus loyalty. now, the white house is disputing that account. but -- >> but norah, this is like something out of a "godfather" movie. this isn't that comes out of the constitution or the way that our government does business. demanding loyalty of someone
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who's heading an investigation into your own administration? i mean, that borders on obstruction of justice. i don't think we're there yet. but this is totally inprommer and out of -- improper and out of place to be holding a conversation. >> and they even differ on who invited whom. >> there are many, many questions here. and you know, this interview yesterday with lester holt was stunning. some of the disclosures that came out there. i mean, calling comey a showboat. >> grand stander, yeah. >> donald trump calls somebody a showboat? >> great to see you, bob. >> bob, could you be available every single day to come on? >> stir things up. >> stir things up. thank you so much, bob. >> thanks, norah. and in just that couple of minutes the president has tweeted again. so we'll bring it to you. and he said, maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future press briefings and
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hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy. three question marks. all right. ahead an update on two snapchating climbers that are making a new attempt to,,,,
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this must be a "48 hours" story. did a texas millionaire get away with a double murder? >> what makes you think that? >> i'm maureen maher, "48 hours." a deadly ambush at a texas
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one of the most notorious murder cases in texas has been
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unsolved for more than 40 years. a gunman ended the home of pris silva davidson in august of 1976 and shot four people. two were killed including davis's 12-year-old daughter. focus began to focus on her husband colin davis. maureen maher with how money makes all the difference in the case. >> this is a case that involves wealth, sex, vengeance, murder. christy jack is a former prosecutor turned defense attorney. she grew up blocks from the scene of the crime. the 1976 shootings at the mansion belonging to oil millionaire colin davis and his flamboyant wife priscilla. >> priscilla was 5'2", feisty little bond, big hair and packed a texas sized personality in
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that little frame. >> after several years of marriage, they broke up. priscilla wanted $50 million and had her husband barred from the mansion. colin was furious. >> he's writing the checks. >> he's writing the checks. he can't get in the house. >> reporter: one august night priscilla and her boyfriend, a former college basketball player named stan farr came home with friends and walked into an ambush. a gunman in black opened fire. priscilla was shot in the chest. sam farr was next. when it was over. sam farr was dead and priscilla and her friend were wounded and in the basement was the body of her 12-year-old daughter from another murder. >> the theory is that colin committed all of these crimes because of the divorce. his hatred of miss sylla was so
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intense he was going to kill her and anyone else who stood in the way would be collateral damage. >> there's something the d.a.'s office had nonanticipated. colin ice wealth affected the case starting the night of his arrest. >> you could begin to see the special treatment already start. after all, you're talking about the death of a child. but in collin dave's case, there was the fact they let him get dressed. they didn't even put on handcuffs. >> his net worth was about $500 million. i don't think we can underestimate what his we89 had
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on public opinion. >> maureen maher is with us. how did it affect it? >> he was able to buy an expensive defense team. he hired what was then a p.r. team to go out and put out good publicity. here's a man who killed a 12-year-old child and people were asked hum for his autograph. >> richard haynes died recently, i read that recently. where's colin davis? >> he lives in a modest home in p.m., 8:00 p.m. central. her story airs at 10:00 right
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here. >> we were trying to figure out what the title would be. one of the world's busiest airports will move airlines instead of passengers. we'll go inside as they reshape l.a.x. plus "tuesdays with maury," remember that,,,,,,,,,,
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today is moving day at los angeles international airport. they're used to seeing 220,000 people take off or land on nearly 2,000 flights every day. but tonight many airlines will move. l.a.x. will begin one of the largest 2er78 nall swaps at a national airport. three are locating overnight. three have already moved. kris van cleave is there live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the signs are up and everyone hopes they're reading it. everything has to go. the new airlines, they're already starting to move in. they realize it could be confusing for delta. the airline could be operating out of four different terminals. >> the question is on the morning of may 13th, will you know where your airline is at
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l.a.x.? >> reporter: chances are it won'twith where you left it. hi've got to do it in the roughly five hours between when the last flight arrives and the first one in the morning starts boarding. six other airlines have already moved. it's a race against time that took nine months of planning. chris will sheets is the director of operations. >> it's largely complex. we're una aware of any airport that's tried something this massive, move 2g 1 airlines over course of 21 days. it's essentially the same as moving the airport. >> reporter: delta is footing the bill for the entire move. they'll move to roomier digs part of the $1.9 billion renovation project. that was 1963 when l.a.x. han e handled just 20,000 passengers a
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day. today passenger traffic is ten times that. the airport is now in the middle of a $14 billion project to meet increasing demand. they're upgrading terminals, adding gates and connectingarities with a light rail system. >> we know it will be a painful few years but when we're done, this is going to be one heck of an airport. >> the airmen will move 220 workers nightly with ten trucks moving everything carriers use including gates, ticket counters, 300 officers and computers. >> we're not expecting everything go perfectly but in the end we want everything to be in place and we want our passengers to feel like they're glad that we did this and we didn't have any major problems. >> bottom line, you'll want to get here extraarily and there will be hundreds o volunteers on hand to help. gayle?
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>> focus on this morning for the gunman who opened fire on highway 101 in healdsburg. it hap good morning, it's 8:25. i'm michelle griego. the search is on this morning for the gunman who opened fire on highway 101 in healdsburg yesterday after a confrontation between a group of men outside a food truck. the passenger and driver were rushed to the hospital in serious condition. investigators are looking for a firebug after two more cars in lafayette went up in flames. officials believe an arsonist is to blame. car fires were also reported in walnut creek and brentwood this week. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. 8:27. we are fracking a deadly accident that has -- tracking a deadly accident that has three lanes blocked on eastbound 580 at grant line road tour bus and vehicle. travel time of over one hour. emergency crews are on the scene. one hour from livermore to tracy on eastbound 580. we're also tracking delays over at the bay bridge toll plaza. things are showing some improvement at least in the fastrak lanes but the cash lanes still slow, 35 minutes from the maze into downtown san francisco. here's a quick check of some of your other "bay area majors." and highway 4 out of antioch into hercules we are still in the red 31 minutes. the eastshore freeway, 31 minutes from the carquinez
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bridge to the maze. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. hey, good morning, we still have that pesky low pressure in the gulf of alaska and that's keeping us unusually cool. still not bad. it will be a mild day in the south bay just chilly along the shoreline. and it will stay that way right through the weekend with a chance of showers coming in on tuesday. so there's the wrinkle in the forecast. but today looks nice. so does the weekend. temperatures in the mid-60s inland. low 60s near the shoreline. mother's day is looking good, too. partly cloudy and cool. in the extended forecast, we'll maintain the same weather right through sunday. then chance of showers on tuesday. but after tuesday, we'll begin to warm it up. ,,,,,,,,,,
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♪ no no, stupid. >> here's a nice one that i is as -- that says you're not just my mom, but you're my best friend. >> very sweet. >> really sweet. >> all right. but the first draft said, i'm going to start calling you linda. happy mother's day. mom, you taught me everything i know. all right. again, these are really good cards. but the first draft said, dad taught me how to siphon gas. happy mother's day. we may be far apart, but a part of you is always with me. aww. yeah. but the first draft said, happy mother's day, i'm slowly turning
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into you and it creeps me out when i look in the mirror. >> that is so true. mother's day as we all know is sunday. i'm so happy that you have your mother. nobody cares more about you all the time. >> so true. >> don't forget your mom on this mother's day. >> you know, many people simply cry out in anger for their mom. >> the older you get the more important it becomes. welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> right now, time to show you the headlines from around the globe. "the wall street journal" reports a judge asked federal prosecutors to investigation uber's driverless car program. google's parent company alphabet alleges a former engineer blotted with uber to steal 14,000 documents related to the self-driving cars. the judge aleso temporarily blocked the part of uber's program that allegedly benefits from the documents. the guardian of britain reports on the theft of a car
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containing a harry potter story. j.k. rowling wrote it to raise money for a charity. burglars took it last month. she today issued an appeal on twitter, urging fans not to buy it. police are asking for the public's help to solve the case. >> i'm find final -- finally reading the harry potter books. >> steve harvey is not sorry for telling his staff they should not approach or talk to him. the talk show host is defending the memo he sent to them. >> i wrote this at the beginning of the year because i was trying to find out ways i could get more me time, time for me. i'm a 60-year-old man and i could not find a way to walk from the stage to my dressing room. >> a tv columnist published the memo. the production of his show being moved from chicago to los angeles. one of the lines says do not
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stand outside my door unless you have an appointment. we e-mailed him, we don't have an an pointment, but charlie and norah and i want you to come and discuss. >> it's an unusual memo. >> he said he's tired of being bombarded. the best selling book "tuesdays with morey" details the soul searching conversations with a dying mentor. it's sold more than 15 million of the copies and inspired an award winning television movie starring hank azaria and jack lemon. >> i can't accept it, i don't want you to die. i guess i flunked the course, huh? >> death ends a life. not a relationship.
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>> author mitch albom joins us now. welcome. i had forget jack lemon. he was remarkable. >> really his last film, basically. >> what is it? you have been asked this a thousand times, that still resonates with people about this book? >> i think most people in their life have had a teacher and so that's sort of their morrie. i have people take out a picture of my grandfather and this is my morrie. a lot of people are lost, i'm going a thousand miles an hour and nothing seems to be really meaningful. so they relate to my character or that character. >> it's so interesting that your book continues to thrive today as charlie said 15 million sold so far and still selling. in the beginning nobody paid any attention to you, a sportswriter you. >> yeah. we got rejected a whole lot of places in this city. i still get haunted when i land here. you know? they said that you're a sportswriter, it's depressing, nobody wants to read it. >> because what was your pitch? what were you saying? >> i said i'm spending time with
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a dying professor, i'm learning something about life. i think it's important. mainly i wanted to pay his medical bills. that was the whole reason for writing it. he had terrible debt from dying for two years. i had the idea to help pay off by writing a book and had i not been doing that, i probably would have given up. so many people said no to it. we found one publisher a few weeks before he died and they agreed to print it. they printed 20,000 copies. i had them i had them in the trudging of the car for the rest of my life. >> was it an instant best seller? >> no. a slow sort of people. it was in the old days that people would read and hand it to somebody, hand it to somebody. then a nice woman named oprah winfrey -- >> yeah. >> had me come on for just five minutes at the end of her show. not to make a book pick or anything. >> that changed it? >> that began the big rise, i think. >> she loved that book. i remember that. >> a younger generation is finding this book.
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>> i'm astounded -- it's caught in schools around the world. in japan, in australia. i always try to understand how does that relate to it? i think because, you know, like morrie said to me, i wasn't the only person to visit him. he'd flip it on them and ask them about their divorce, then they'd be crying when they came out. i tried to cheer him up and he was cheering me up. i said, why do you do that? well, why would i take from people who want to give me sympathy. giving me makes me feel like i'm giving. that's a profound sentence and it also rhymes. i think a lot of people relate to that including young people. they understand that, you know, actually if you give out more in a relationship you get more. >> and then you said once again it happened to you. you adopted a little girl from haiti and that years late it's happened to me again. i have to watch somebody i love die. a little girl. >> that was sort of ironic. nearly 20 years almost to the month that morrie -- that i
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reconnected with him -- i have an orphanage in haiti, one of the little girls developed a brain tumor and i brought her up hoping to do a quick surgery and maybe get her back. she ended up living with us for two years. and we went around the world trying to save her. and she passed away four weeks ago today and you're very kind. because i was supposed to do your show. >> but you said you never felt so alive. i thought that was so interesting. >> because trying to teach her all of a sudden, trying to keep her alive you realize it's precious the time that you have left. same thing with morrie. he used to say, keep a little bird on your shoulder and ask it is today the day i die and be prepared for it to say, yes, it is. when it says yes it is, are you ready? thinking like that any any day could be the last day that's what we did with che ka every day. you never feel that alive. >> you have nine nonprofit
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charities. >> yeah. and the orphanage in haiti i go to every month and that's something that he taught me. he used to tease me, what do you do for your community? charities, i write a check. he said you have a voice, you need to share it. >> that's why giving is living, mitch. it continues today. really good to see you. very sorry about your little girl. >> thank you. 20th anniversary edition of "tuesdays with morrie" is out right now. the hikers have reached a milestone. >> hi, we're at 20,000 feet in a tent on our way to 26,000 feet while act climbizing and trying to attempt to climb mt. everest. to attempt to climb mt. everest. >> remember last,,,, don't ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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♪ 25,000 -- 25,500 feet. >> pretty wild. >> two snapchating climbers have reached a new milestone in the latest attempt to summit mt. everest together. adrian ballinger and cory richards posted this when they made it to the tent. they're documenting every step of the journey on snapchat.
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this is the second time they're trying to climb without supplemental oxygen. last year, adrian had to turn around when he was over 1,200 feet away. the twoare now within 3,500 vertical feet of the summit. dana jacob has has more. >> good morning. cory and adrian went off a month ago with two goals -- the first to make sure that adrian reaches the summit this year and to capture it on snapchat. >> 35,000 feet. got done what we need to do. >> mt. everest looms overhead. as adrian ballinger and cory richards skirt an altitude known as the death zone where oxygen levels are so low human survival is nearly impossible. >> it's hard. i mean, the body is not meant to be here. >> they reached the north call on thursday with the eddie bauer everest team. this rugged mountain path is the closest they'll get to the summit for most. >> our bodies don't love us right now. >> yeah, i feel pretty wasted.
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>> but they plan on ascending and snapchating to the top, without supplementing oxygen. >> i'm breathing hard just sitting. >> it's rigorous. custom diets give them a metabolic kick to combat altitude sickness. >> i'm eating a lot of sugars. >> their heart rates and oxygen levels are meticulously monitored as they go up. >> you're good. >> it's a herculean environment to survive one of the most inhospitable regions. it is estimated 300 people have died attempting to scale everest. last month, swiss climber ueli steck fell to his death in the same area cory and adrian had been training. >> his legacy is huge. it always will be and i'm not sure we'll -- well, those are shoes that can be filled. >> the pair braved a violent storm in sub-zero storms last year and acclimating to low oxygen.
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>> unfortunately, ab he had to turn earlier. so it's up to me to hold it down. it's the summit. >> only cory made it to the top. with just over 1,200 feet to go, down. 's dream was cut short. >> only cory made it to the top. with just 1,200 feet to go, his dream fell short. >> nothing was working right. i wasn't eating well, dehydrated, and i was cold. >> the paper expects to climb the summit together and share it with thousands atop of world. >> a reminder thattet's worth it, that all values are in the right place, we do it for the right reason and we do it. >> last year he spent juftz three minutes but his cell phone battery died, if you remember. this time they plan on bringing extra power so their snapchat foul others are not let down.
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good news, nine sherpas laid down equipment. >> they looked really great and healthy at that point. >> we hope it for that yes. >> next we'll look alt what mattered this week. you eve watching "cbs this morning." >> you're watching "cbs this morning." ,,,,,,,,,,
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well, that does it for us. as we leave you, let's take a look back at all that matter this week. and happy mother's day to all those mothers. have a great weekend. >> why did you fire director comey? >> he wasn't doing a good job, simply. he wasn't doing a good job.
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>> it stunned the fbi. >> i think it's important to call out what the russians were doing with our election. >> this move created an alarm on capitol hill. >> any talk about the question of need for a special prosecutor, will's none now. >> they fired sally yates and now they've fired director comey, very man leading the investigation. >> hay called him out against the hiring of michael flynn. >> the state the obvious, you don't want your national security adviser come promiedsing it. >> it seems like a daily string of fis tticuffsfisticuffses. >> the fraternity brothers didn't have much to say as they rushed in and out of the courthouse. >> president trump may have congratulated mu --
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>> how will the firing of jachls comey affect the u.s./russian relations many? >> reporter: don't be angry with me. we had nothing to do with it. ♪ >> i like standing when you're tall. >> i like charlie rose and i like chocolate. >> who read the paper. >> norah read the paper, which is the point of this story. ♪ >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." >> ms. bruckheimer and i had a brief relationship when she was a much younger woman. >> you did? >> i'm aed by of a cad and a womanizer. >> one of his greatest lines is
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i haven't slept with a woman over 30 since i was 14, so he's a big cad. >> people can lie but they can be really, really honest through going. >> and the body parts men search for most, e'll leave it to your imagination. >> your feet? >> shg li >> she's like that. >> do you have a little song? everybody makes up a song. >> when i'm changing her diaper. ♪ somebody's got a stinky bobby hello her name is luna and she made a poopie ♪ >> all that -- >> how would you describe what happened with that record? >> lightning in the bottle stuff. >> -- and all that matters. what would you make charlie rose? >> he's a southern boy. >> anything he desires. >> you know what he really likes? southern chicken. >> we'll have dinner tonight if you make fried chicken. >> do you two want to be alone?
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least 7 suspisicous car fires in the east bay. they believe: they are good morning, it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego. investigators are looking into at least 7 suspicious car fires in the east bay. they do believe they are connected as two more cars went up in flames overnight in lafayette. others have happened in brentwood, walnut creek and martinez. investigators believe an arsonist is it blame. it's the first day for riders at the union bart that will be able to use the new east entrance that creates a direct path to union city station district. a new housing facility. the station district boasts 1,000 new housing units including 250 affordable units. the warriors attempt at a third straight westerns conference final starts this weekend in oakland and the "dubs" are dubbing today car flag friday.
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they are asking fans to show their support for the team by flying warriors flags on your vehicles. stay with us; weather and traffic in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,,,
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apparently, people think i'm too perky. so now i'm not being perky, telling you that drivers that switch to progressive save an average of $548! whoo! i mean, whoo. 8:57 a deadly accident three lanes shut down on eastbound 580 at grant line road. chopper 5 over the scene of
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this crash and it is creating quite the backup for drivers heading eastbound 580 ouof livermore towards 205 in taurasi. expect an hour delay. brian? >> good morning, on this friday morning we are beginning with mostly clear skies a few clouds around there, by the afternoon in the mid-60s inland. but still unusually cool with a cold pool of air out of the gulf of alaska keeping a cold sea breeze so numbers are 10 degrees below average again but we get more sunshine today. livermore will hit 65, san francisco 61. oakland 63, san jose 67 degrees. mother's day is looking nice. partly cloudy and cool. in fact right through the weekend we're looking good just temperatures only mid- 60s. and a chance of rain coming in on tuesday. but after tuesday, for the first time in a while, we get a warm trend.
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wayne: (imitating chewbacca) you got the car! - holy cow! wayne: you got the big deal! you won, now dance! ooh! cat gray's over there jamming the tunes. vamos a aruba! let's play smash for cash. - go big or go home! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: hey, everybody, welcome to "let's make a deal." i'm wayne brady. thank you so much for tuning in. today is a very special episode. today's the mother's day episode. we love you, moms. so to all the mothers that watch the show, to every single mother in the audience, to my mom, i love you. i love you, i love you, i love you. we're going to make deals. who wants to make a deal? let's see. meryl, our first mother, everybody else, have a seat.

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