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john blackstone, hawaii. that's overnight news for this wednesday.th captioning funded by cbs et's wednesday, may, 31st, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking overnight dozens are dead and wounded after a suicide bomb took aim near several international embassies in kabul. and what would be a major breach in protocol a new
windows shattered nearly a mile from the blast sight and more than 40 cars and trucks were either destroyed or damaged. back in this country now, news on the investigation into russian meddling during the election. former national director michael flynn has decided to cooperate. hena daniels has more. good morning, hena.
>> good morning, anne-marie. you may remember the documents. now michael flynn has changed course saying he will release the records as soon as next week. bowing to pressure, cbs news has learned michael flen wiynn will finally turn over documents. the development comes amid news the house intelligence committee has compiled a list of more than 20 people that members would like to testify in its russia probe. among them, one-time trump campaign surrogate boris epstein and trump's attorney michael cohen. on tuesday the president retweeted an article citing unnamed sources trying to defend his son-in-law jared kushner. in his first press conference in 15 days, white house press
secretary sean spicer pushed back against claims kushner tried to establish a secret back channel with the kremlin. he also addressed reports of a looming shakeup with then president trump's communications team. >> i think the president is very pleased with his team. ultimately the best messenger is the president himself. >> just yesterday michael dubke stebed down from his post citing personal reasons. it could be the first of more changes to come. and yesterday sean spicer also confirmed president trump is considering two more candidates for the fbi director job, a former tsa administrator and a former assistant attorney general under president george w. bush. anne-marie? >> hena daniels here in new york. thank you so much, hena. president trump is reportedly engaging in somewhat unusual cell phone diplomacy. he's handed out his cell phone
number to world leaders. that's according to the "associated press." he's reportedly urged the leaders of mexico and canada to call him directly. so far only prime minister trudeau has exchanged numbers. the become one of the president's most recent retweeted in months in the four hours since it's been posted. the pentagon has tested a defense missile system.
the in ter scepter missile blasted off from the air force base in california. it maneuvered in the path of one destroying the target with a direct hit. until now it's not been tested. a nearly three-hour standoff at the orlando airport when a mansur rendered with a fake gun. police surrounded former marine michael pettigrew. he was screaming "shot me, shoot me." and in portland, oregon, the suspects of the two men twho tried to stop his anti-muslim outbursts against two muslim women was defiant in his court appearance. jeremy joseph christian has a history of white supremacy issues.
>> this is america. get out if you don't like free speech. >> a series of outbursts in a courtroom from 35-year-old jeremy joseph christian as he faced several felonies including two counts of aggravated murder and possession of a weapon. last friday police say christian verbally taunted twoion women, one wearing a hi jab, after he boarded a train. police say two men confronted christian as he shouted anti-muslim hate speech directed at the women. that's when police say christian stabbed and killed both men. a third stabbing victim, 21-year-old micah fletcher who also tried to calm christian appeared in the courtroom tuesday with visible wounds on his neck. the attack happened on the first day of ramadan, the holiest time of year for muslims. christian is known for posting
his extremist views on social media. his rantings continued throughout tuesday's hearing. >> christian did not enter a plea. danielle nottingham, cbs news, los angeles. this sunday ariana grande will return to london to perform a concert to benefit victims from the manchester bombing. 22 people were killed and more than a hundred injured. sunday's concert will also feature other performers including justin bieber, cold play, and miley cyrus. for the 22 stand up the crowd in manchester chanted in honor of last week's bombing victims and belted out a stripped down
verlgs of oasis's "live forever." proceeds will go to the families of the victims of the blast. the cleveland officer who killed tamir rice was fired because he lied on his application. rice was the police aaccount of what happened when police found woods in the dark beside a florida highway. >> reporter: police say tiger woods was asleep at the wheel when the officers found his car stopped along the road early monday morning. the engine was still running and the mercedes had minor damage and two flat tires. officers wrote in their report they had to wake up woods and initially said he was coming on
his way from orange county, california. officers said his speech was slow and slurred and that he was cooperative. he hadn't had anything to eat or drink. woods said i want the pub look to know alcohol was not involved. i didn't realize the mix of medications had affected me so strongly. police say he failed a road 150id sobriety test. they took him to jail and confirmed there was no alcohol in his system. >> his life has been, you know, chaotic and difficult, i think, for several years. >> woods was once the world's greatest golfer winning 14 majors, but his personal in 2009. he's off the pga this year after a fourth back surgery. >> he deserves to finish his career on a better note than appears to be happening right now. >> in his statement he also apologized saying, quote, i expect more from myself too.
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the country. on the "cbs moneywatch," people can find out if they were hacked. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. good morning, anne-marie. amazon stock hit a thousand dollars for first time ever yesterday putting their retail value double that of walmart. overall it was a down day on wall street. dow lost 50 points, the s&p slipped three and the nasdaq traded lower. the u.s. has reached a trade deal worth up to $17 billion with vietnam. the country's prime minister says he'll sign the deal for high-tech goods and services during his trip to washington. the deal includes a $6 billion agreement with general electric. the prime minister is scheduled to meet with president trump today. uber has fired an autonomous
car researcher who's in an ongoing lawsuit with waymo. the lawsuit reveals anthony levandowski downloaded documents that revealed trade secrets. uber said levandowski missed a deadline to help with an internal investigation. we have an update on the chipotle restaurant. chipotle says most of the restaurants are involved. you ate there between march and april 10th, you are susceptibl.t if your child bought something from amazon, you may be entitled to a purchase. they were responsible for purchases maude by kids without their parents' permission. the refunds involve items that were bought between november of
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online sales has fewer people going to the mall. department stores have lost more jobs than coal mines in the past 15 years after hundreds of malls are shut down. well, meg oliver shows us how developers are transforming these empty spaces. >> reporter: photographer seph lawless got look at what happens to malls after they fail. left abandoned and neglected the giant buildings slowly fall apart. >> evening site of the this used to be the site of the old granite mall in philadelphia. developer michael markman is giving it a the 1st century makeover. what's different about this? >> malls are dying whereviying . what we did is really, really aggressive.
we took down the whole interior portion of the mall. >> reporter: markman is going to replace the old mall with a complex of buildings for shopping, entertainment, apartments, and a facility. >> we have more real estate than any other country in the world. >> reporter: architecture expert ellen dunham-jones says it's becoming a necessity. in rhode island the historic westminster arcade found new life after adding apartments to the second floor. an old strip mall in tennessee was converted into a church. in hundred oaks mall in nashville a billing survived. >> we see a lot of malls turned into medical clinics, turned into community colleges, all range of educational facilities. >> this is the future. >> reporter: markman says the first phase of new property is set to open in may 2018. meg oliver, cbs news, media, pennsylvania. jerry garcia's famed wolf
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our top stories this morning, a car bomb killed at least 80 people in kabul, afghanistan. at least 350 others were wounded, mostly civilians. the massive explosion was detonated in an area close to many foreign embassies under two miles from the u.s. embassy. german's foreign minister says embassy workers have been wounded. and former national security adviser michael flynn will hand other documents to the senate intelligence committee as part of its investigation into russian meddling in last year's election. flynn had previously refused the request. meanwhile the house intelligence committee has compiled a list of more than 20 people it would like to testify in its russia
probe. nearly a year after commercial flights began to travel from u.s. to cuba americans are making trips to the communist nation, but not in the numbers expected. kris van cleave reports from havana. >> i thought there would be more americans here. >> reporter: claire jerome is among those visiting cuba. last year nearly 3,000 came, up 74%. that's still not as high as some expected. u.s. carriers rushed to launch service to cuba last august after the u.s. government approved 100 daily stops, but some are already cutting back. did the gold rush not happen or not happen as fast as people thought? >> i think it didn't happen as fast as people thought. >> reporter: collin laverty runs cuban international, a company that books tours. >> once you book a trip, how do
you book a hotel, what support system is there. it's a tough country to navigate. >> reporter: some analysts expect some 2 million americans to visit by 2025, but a new survey find only 2% are expecting to plan a trip. american reduced the flights to several cuban cities and jetblue is using smaller planes, dropping 300 seats a day. cuba is lacking tourist infrastructure. wi-fi is spotty, and most americans can't use their credit cards here, but the early winner looks to be cruise ships because as they come into port they already have all the infrastructure a visitor needs. kris van cleave, cbs news, havana, cuba. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning" best-selling author doug brunt joins us with his new book "trophy's son" which sheds a light on tennis. and a possible new law that bans texting and driving.
>> there's a breathalyzer to prevent drunk driver but a textalyzer to prevent distracted driving? a new push. that story's coming up. i'm jeff glor with cbs news. that's the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
good morning, that's what you heard. it's wednesday, may 31. we're halfway there. >> yes, we are! hey, guys. >> yeah. >> i have all my gadgets here. [ crosstalk ] >> i'm just thinking if your mirror could talk. >> if it could talk. >> what do you have in your lap right there? >> stop it! get on to weather and traffic! [ laughter ] >> what's up her sleeve? [ laughter ] >> we're revealing all your magic tricks this morning! >> i know. it's all magic. what's up with that? all right. it's the last day of may. can you believe that? we are antiering june and with it we'll have "june gloom." with you this morning rain in the bay area. we have right there, that is not just virga. we have had rain across the eastern portion of our bay area. cloud cover over san francisco. we have areas of fog at the coast. we have a little bit of everything this morning. 54 in santa rosa to 57 degrees now until the oakland