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tower" sales. have a great day, everyone! happy thursday. ♪[ music ] good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, november 30th, 2017. welcome to cbs this morning. matt lauer says he is truly sorry for misconduct that led to his firing by nbc news. new accusations show a pattern of mixing work and sex during his tenure at the "today" show. president trump triggers a transatlantic fuss by retreating anti-islamic messages. plus, senate moves one step closer to passing that republican tax plan. a computer glitch give too many american pilots time off over the holidays. 15,000 flights could be affected. the company is scrambling to
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avoid a holiday travel meltdown. a more perfect union. how autoworkers use their specialized skills to build a robotic arm for a co-worker in need. we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> nbc is absolutely reeling. >> it's like a betrayal. >> i honestly want answers from nbc. >> sexual misconduct allegations mount against matt lauer. >> according to our sources, there were higher level employees that were aware. >> british prime minister may slamming president trump for retweeting videos from a far right nationalist group. >> whether it's a real video, the threat is real and that is what the president is talking about. >> jared kushner met earlier this month with special counsel robert mueller's team. michael flynn was the main topic of conversation. >> the united nations security council held a emergency
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meeting. >> if more comes, the north korean regime will be utterly destroyed. >> american is scrambling to find pilots for thousands of december flights due to a computer scheduling glitch. >> all that. >> prince william reveals the real reason he's happy his brother's getting married. >> and all that matters. >> north korea has fired a missile it claims can reach the entire united states. >> i know it sounds terrible, but speaking for those of us who live here on west coast, there's something comforting about the fact it's not just us who have to worry about this anymore. >> on cbs this morning. >> kim jong-un could even hit toledo, ohio. america's favorite and most important city, where america keeps all of the weapons and money and jewels. that's toledo, t-o-l-e-d-o. coordinates 80 degrees west.
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>> this morning's eye opener presented by toyota, let's go places. >> welcome to cbs this morning. i'm norah o'donnell with gayle king and vladimir dutier. as you wake up in the west, matt lauer is responding to the charges of sexual misconduct that got him fired. he apologizes and says repairing the damage is now his full-time job. lauer faces new allegations from multiple women. they include claims of indecent exposure and one accusation of sexual assault during his 25-year career at nbc news. >> "variety" magazine's explosive report focuses on how lauer's work and sex life were allegedly intertwined. the latest in the list of powerful men facing charges of sexual misconduct including our former co-worker charlie rose. bianna golodryga is here.
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i hate the here we go again feel of the story. >> matt lauer was the longest running host on the longest running morning show on network tv but he's now off the air because of how he allegedly acted when the cameras were off. we're hearing reports of lewd comments, text messages and worst. >> this is a sad morning here at "today" and nbc news. >> found out about his firing just hours before going on the air. a source at nbc says the network fired him at 10:00 p.m. the previous night. in an e-mail to staff, nbc news chairman andy lack cited add detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior. nbc later said it started during the 2014 sochi olympics and continued in the workplace after the games. >> he really used his power in these situations. >> elizabeth and ron spent two months investigating lauer's conduct for "variety" magazine. among the allegations they uncovered, he allegedly dropped his pants in front of an
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employee and reprimanded her for not engaging in a sexual act. in a separate investigation, a woman told "the new york times" lauer sexually assault heard in his office until she passed out with her pants pulled halfway down. >> according to our sources, it wasn't just low-level employees that had knowledge of matt lauer's inappropriate conduct with women. there were also higher level employees that were aware and openly speaking about matt lauer's conduct with other women at the "today" show. >> they said prior to monday night, current nbc news management was never made aware. he joined katie couric as co-host of "today" in 1997. >> i want to say i'm looking forward to working with you. >> she joked about his behavior in a 2012 interview. >> what is matt's most annoying habit? >> mm, he pinches me on the ass a lot. >> wow. >> tmz posted video that appears to show lauer speaking to a
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different co-anchor meredith vieira as she bent down in front of him. >> pretty sweater. keep bending over like that. it's a nice view. >> neither katie couric nor meredith vieira have commented. we reached out to matt lauer and haven't heard back. as we mentioned this follows cbs news firing of charlie rose after reports of alleged misconduct at his pbs program. our thoughts are with these women that have endured so much and finally came forward and spoke. >> and mrs. lauer, i keep thinking about her and the children. >> we should note that matt lauer put out this statement this morning saying this, there are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain i have caused others by words and actions. to the people i have hurt, i have am truly sorry. as i'm writing this, i realize the depth of the damage and disappointment i have left behind at home and at nbc. some of what is being said about me is untrue or
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mischaracterized, but there is enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed. i regret that my shame is now shared by the people i cherish dearly. repairing the damage will take a lot of time and soul searching and i'm committed to beginning that effort. it is now my full-time job. last two days have forced me to take a very hard look at my own troubling flaws. it's been humbling. i am blessed to be surrounded by the people i love. i thank them for their patience and grace. >> it's such a tough period. these stories as you keep hearing they make me very angry and also very sad. i keep wondering what are these people thinking. that's what i keep playing over and over in my head. >> it's haunting because, you know, even if you're shocked and saddened about these developments regarding these towering media figures, think about these young women standing in the room with these individuals who they admired and find themselves trapped and punished and humiliated. >> i said this last week that
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women will not have equality in the workplace until there's a reckoning and a taking of responsibility. and the conversations i've had for the past week are about how many women left this profession of journalism and other professions because of harassment. and that is very, very troubling. >> in this case, unfortunately with charlie's case, the number of years that these alleged incidents have been taking place, you know, it's a number of careers that were probably ruined or at least cut short. for these young women. >> all that -- >> there was a pattern of behavior. >> yes. >> it's very different when it's people that you know. but it doesn't excuse. no one can excuse or justify this bad behavior. but it's tough. people that you actually know. >> you don't get a pass. you don't. >> we have some other news this morning. president trump's twitter habit is putting new strain on the u.s. relationship with its closest ally. the president retweeted inflammatory anti-muslim messages yesterday, including misleading videos posted by a
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far right british group. that drew criticism from the british prime minister. mr. pltrump pushed back with a tweet saying don't focus on me. major garrett at the white house with more. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president trump is pushing senate republicans to stay focused and cut personal and corporate tax rates as soon as they can. the president undercut that message and abandoned his own discipline by inflaming british political passionings with twitter encoursements of a far right political party there. >> together, we will give the american people a big beautiful christmas present. >> reporter: president trump used ornamental language to pitch tax cuts. but the president's morning retweets of three anti-immigrant, anti-muslim posts by an extreme right fringe party in britain brought charges of racism and disapproval from the british prime minister. one tweet claims to show video of muslim extremists throwing a
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boy off a roof, but it turns out to be a fight between rival political factions in egypt. another tweet is captioned, a muslim migrant beating up a dutch boy on crutches but the attacker was revealed to be dutch born, not an immigrant. without defending the videos, press secretary sarah sanders pointed to a general threat of islamic terrorism. >> whether it's a real video, the threat is real and that is what the president is talking about. >> reporter: british prime minister theresa may said this morning the president's tweets were the wrong thing to do. trump said to may on twitter last night, don't focus on me, focus on the destructive radical islamic terrorism that is taking place within the united kingdom. we are doing just fine. if one was not enough, mr. trump also tweeted wow when he learned about nbc's firing of "today" show host matt lauer over allegations of sexual misconduct. >> grab them by the [ bleep ]. >> reporter: and one republican said behind the scenes the president may also be trying to
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talk himself or others into questioning the authenticity of the now infamous "access hollywood" tape. in parliament today, calls for the government to withdraw an invitation to the president for a state visit. something that the british mayor of london amplified, but the british prime minister says the invitation stands. yesterday's britain ambassador to the united states expressed their government's displeasure about this incident to senior white house officials. >> major, thank you so much. the senate version of a sweeping tax overhaul could be headed for five pa ed foed for week. senators voted to start the debate on the bill. no democrats support the package. president trump repeated at yesterday's rally that working americans, not the wealthy, will benefit most from tax cuts. nancy cordes is following the debate on capitol hill. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. senate democrats do not agree with the president's assessment and neither do independent
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analysts. they say that under this senate plan, the biggest share of the tax cuts and the most permanent individual tax cuts actually go to those making more than $1 million a year. people who make less than $75,000 would actually see their taxes go up within ten years. a problem that republicans say will be fixed down the road. now, this bill is still being revised to appease some gop deficit hawks. they're discussing a provision that would eliminate some of these tax cuts if the gop proposal doesn't grow the economy as planned. some republicans say no, they'd rather see automatic spending cuts in that scenario rather than tax increases. senators marco rubio and mike lee want to lower the plan's cost by bumping the big corporate tax cut back up by 2 percentage points using some of that money to pay for an even bigger increase in the child tax credit. and the broad partisan joint committee on taxation does say that under this plan more than
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60% of americans would get a tax cut of at least $100 in 2019. republicans, gayle, are hoping to hold a vote on the plan by the end of the week. >> thank you very much, nancy. the trump administration is urging all countries to cut ties with north korea after its new e newest missile test. the wednesday launch of that intercontinental ballistic missile. analysts say it is capable of striking anywhere in the united states. american u.n. ambassador nikki haley says this test brings the world closer to war. she warned that north korea would be utterly destroyed if war comes. ben tracy's in tokyo following the reaction there. ben, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the only two countries that have any real ties to north korea are russia and china. and today russia flat-out rejected president trump's call to sever ties with kim jong-un's regime. they want the u.s. to try diplomacy, even though north korea seems more intent on testing missiles than talking.
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as north korea's most advanced missile launched into the night sky, a beaming kim jong-un was clearly pleased with his regime's accomplishment. the hasan-15 rocket is the third icbm launched by north korea in the past six months. >> the dictator of north korea made a choice that brings the world closer to war, not farther from it. >> reporter: at an emergency meeting of the united nations security council, u.s. ambassador nikki haley issued a stark warning about what she calls north korea's continued acts of aggression. >> if war comes, make no mistake, the north korean regime will be utterly destroyed. >> reporter: the trump administration is calling on china, north korea's main trading partner, to entirely cut off the regime's oil supply. >> little rocket man. >> reporter: president trump made fun of kim jong-un during a speech outside st. louis on tax
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reform. >> he is a sick puppy. >> reporter: but experts who have studied photos of the regime's new weapon are taking it very seriously. >> i think it's clear from the pictures that it's a more capable rocket than certainly the last one we saw. >> reporter: david wright of the union of concerned scientists says he's surprised by how fast north korea is advancing its missile program. >> i'm less skeptical than i might have been that they can deliver a warhead to certainly the west coast and maybe larger parts of the united states. so i think the threat they have been talking about is a real threat at this point. >> reporter: after this latest missile launch, north korea has declared that it has completed its nuclear weapons program. state media there says kim jong-un says it was such a milestone, it should be recorded in the nation's history, norah. >> ben tracy, thank you for continuing to follow this story. alabama republican roy moore says democrats, republicans and the lgbtq community are trying to derail his senate campaign.
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moore spoke last night at a church in theodore, alabama, near mobile. >> the liberals, they don't want conservative values. they're the lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender who want to change our culture. they're socialists who want to change our way of life. putting man above god. and that government is our god. >> moore, again, denies claims he made sexual advances to teen aged girls while in his 30s. the house of representatives is moving to address sexual harassment on capitol hill. lawmakers approved yearly anti-harassment training for themselves and their aides yesterday. embattled congressman conyers missed the vote. this morning a family spokesman says he is hospitalized for a stress-related illness. the longest serving current member of congress denies harassment allegations against him. >> police in north carolina are asking the public for help as
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the search for a missing 3-year-old enters its fourth day. maria woods was last seen at home on sunday night. detectives say a possible sighting on monday was a false alarm. in jacksonville, outside the toddler's home. demarco, good morning. >> reporter: more than a dozen local state and federal agencies are now involved in the search. while they consider maria's disappearance to be an isolated incident this community is anxious for answers. investigators are going door to door in the search for 3-year-old mariah woods while officials turn to the public for help. the county sheriff. >> we're asking that citizens, all of you, people of this community, search the areas that they're familiar with around their own homes. >> reporter: it's been three days since mariah was reported missing, heightening fears within the community that she was taken from her home at random. >> what about other parents in this community, is there cause
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for concern are you treating this as an isolated incident? >> we believe this is a focused incident at this point. we don't believe there is a need to put a danger warning out at this point. we believe it is focused. >> reporter: on wednesday, a promising lead hit a roadblock. police confirmed these photos taken around 40 miles from the family home are not of mariah woods. >> the woman and child in the photos are not related to this investigation. >> reporter: without any new leads, this town remains on high alert, holding on to the hope that mariah will be found. kimberly hall lives about a mile away. >> my home is safe and that's important to me but what's also important is this little girl that's 3 years old comes home safe as well. >> reporter: authorities are asking anyone who had contact with mariah's family on sunday or monday to come forward immediately. norah. >> demarco, thank you. a suspected serial killer in tampa made his first court appearance a short time ago. he faces four charges of first
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degree murder. police say he admitted owning the gun they believe was used in all four murders. donaldson did not confess to the killings. the 24-year-old was arrested tuesday for the murders of benjamin mitchell, monica hoffa, anthony neboa and ronald setten. they were killed within blocks of each other in the seminole heights neighborhood. hoffa's uncle said the arrest is a relief. >> we will make every single one of them, benjamin, monica, anthony, ronald, we will not let their names die in vain. >> tampa's police chief says there's no apparent motive. >> that's what's so hard to me about this story. there's nothing this guy could say that would make this okay certainly but i still want to know why did you do that and what were you thinking. now we may never know the answer to that. investigators say a missing 17-year-old and a soccer coach at her high school are definitely together. they have been caught on camera in three different states. ahead, the desperate search to find the runaway and bring the
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prince harry prince harry says it was love at first sight when he met actress meghan markle on a blind date. >> ahead what we know about the mysterious matchmaker. we've all been wondering about what, who's responsible for the royal romance. >> you're watching cbs this morning. maker. with were all wondering who was responsible for that. >> you're watching "cbs this morning." they stole her kids' mountain bikes and tablets along with her new juice press. luckily the geico insurance agency had helped her with homeowners insurance. she got full replacement on the stolen goods and started a mountain bike juice delivery service. call geico and see how affordable homeowners insurance can be. call geico ♪ good is in every blue diamond almond. and once good gets going, there's no stopping it. blue diamond almonds. get your good going.
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ahead, how american airlines is scrambling to make sure you get home for the urge san francisco leaders, to stop supporting a program known as "urban shield." ics claim the law good morning, it's 6:26. i'm anne makovec. today some activists plan to urge san francisco leaders to stop supporting a program known as urban shield. critics claim the law enforcement training program is too militaristic but supporters of urban shield say it's critical to train officers for major incidents. and san jose police have arrested 11 juveniles suspected in a rash of crimes. the youngest is 11. 2 included armed robbery and carjacking. raffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. time now 7:27. we are tracking delays for drivers heading along 101 heading through the north bay. this is right near ignacio boulevard through novato.
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it's about 25 minutes from roland down to 580 southbound. things heavy southbound across the golden gate bridge. still, a nice easy ride in both directions. no problems to report. 80 at carlson, eastshore freeway, 40 minutes from 4 to the maze. once you get to the bay bridge toll plaza, you have about another 20 minutes from the maze into san francisco. here's what you can expect for your forecast. patchy fog in the mornings but it seems to have been clearing up here this morning. a little bit chilly especially across the north bay where temperatures are in the 30s. staying dry for several days. we are not going to get rain in the forecast after all. here's a look at those conditions. look at santa rosa, still 38 degrees. san francisco 51 right now. high clouds today, that's what's causing the beautiful sunrise.
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♪ ♪ move ♪ what y'all trying to do ♪ what y'all trying to do ♪ 24 karat magic in the air ♪ head to toe >> that is the one and only bruno mars singing "24 karat magic in the air" and that is a all i will sing. it was part of his primetime special last night and he performed in the iconic theater in harlem, and he said it is the only place to do it. and he said that he had never been to the apollo before and it
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meant so much to him as a child, and so to be asked to do it and to get on the roof to sing is something that nobody has ever done and it was one of the highlights of his life. that is nice. >> yes, we were at that bruno mars' concert and everybody is dancing in the seats and knows every word to the songs. >> yes, a wide range of audience and black and white and young and old. >> and get up to dance. >> and norah o'donnell has some moves. here are three things that you need to know. the senate may vote on the tax reform bill, and the senate could reshape large aspects of the american life with measures barely related to the taxes. the house bill would lift a ban on political activism on churches and give new legal rights for fetuses. and it would also allow states
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and local governments to levy taxes for education. and there is opioid epidemic which is leading to new field offices be to opened, and one in louisville, kentucky, to serve the lach mountain area. and tiger woods says he is pain-free, and he will be competing in his first tournament since withdrawing from dubai. he had a series of operations, and the former number one golfer in the world is ranked 1,999th. american airlines is facing a holiday meltdown. they blame a computer glitch for giving too many pilots off and that scheduling mistake could
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leave 15,000 flights without a pilot, co-captain or both and those jets can not leave without them. kris van cleave is at the counter at the washington international airport with the frustration taking off. chris, good morning. >> yes, this software issue could affect the flights from december 17th through the 31st. american is the largest airline and so this is the potential to ripple throughout the country and in hub cities like phoenix, los angeles, dallas and here in washington. the airline says they are working to solve this problem, but the pilots union says it might not be so easy. >> reporter: thousands of holiday travellers are hoping for a christmas miracle after the union representing american airlines 15,000 pilots warned that a looming pilot shortage could ground many flights. >> it is frustrating, because your plans are left stranded. >> and it is not fair. and who is going to fly us home to our families. >> reporter: and harvey is a
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analyst. >> it is a terrible screwup and programming mistake. >> reporter: pilots bid for assi assignments every month, and the computer glitch allowed them to drop the flights through the holidays without confirming that another pilot was available and so thousands of flights were left unstaffed. american issued a statement saying that we reserve pilots to help cover, and we are going to pick up the rates. >> american does not want to be the scrooge to cancel millions of people's vacations. >> reporter: still, american says that the terms are viola violating the current labor contracts. dennis tajer. >> it is going to require some creative thinking, but none of it can happen until we sit down to talk about it. >> reporter: american does not intend to cancel any flights in the holidays and they believe they can fill the pilot void in the coming days, but the
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analysts say that for passenger, it is not time to panic yet, but they cannot rule tout possibility of some cancellations. >> just a small panic going on if you have an american airlines ticket. thank you, kris. and now, we are learning that a high school student is on the run with her former soccer coach. caitlyn is with ryan rodriguez seen at three new locations on the east coast. meg oliver is outside of the columbia county sheriff's office in lake city, florida, with the latest. meg, good morning. >> good morning. the sheriff's office says they could be anywhere by now. the surveillance videos are giving the investigators some clues, but much is unknown about the pair who has been on the run for five days. >> we love you and we miss you. we are are waiting here with open arms. >> reporter: scarlet frisin sashgs desperate to hear from her daughter, a college-bound
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star soccer player on her team. seen here before the disappearance getting pumped for a game. >> we need to nknow that you ar safe. we need to know that you are okay. please call us, call somebody, and let somebody know. >> reporter: police say that the teen snuck out of her bedroom window and ran off with rodriguez sometime between saturday night and sunday morning. the surveillance video indicates that the two are in rodriguez' 2001 red mercury sable making their way up interstate 95. they were first spotted in st. mary's, georgia, when she used her atm card to take out $200, and cameras caught them again in south carolina at a gas station in hardeeville, and then again at a gas station in st. george where the two are seen standing close together. and then rodriguez is seen entering the pawnshop in fayetteville, north carolina, some 400 miles away from lake
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city, florida. >> he was a fine young man and a mentor to the soccer team, and no indicators that he would do something like this. >> reporter: police say that rodriguez does not have a criminal past, and there is no indication of a romantic relationship between the two. >> if they had a prior relationship, it was a very, very tight secret. caitlyn has a boyfriend and the boyfriend spent thanksgiving with pleat shock to the family? >> yes, a complete shock. >> and is there a criminal investigation? >> we are focused solely on getting caitlyn home. >> reporter: police say that rodriguez could be charged with interfering with child custody, but right now the goal is to find caitlyn and bring her home safely and they are focusing on new york, new jersey, and
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pennsylvania and new jersey and canada where both of them have friends and relatives. >> well, the picture is out there, and hopefully it won't take too long. and guys, i keep looking at the mom who is pleading on national television and i hope that they will reach out to her. it is very, very scary. and now, charlie is going to look at who started the royal romance. >> so who is the perfect matchmaker behind prince harry and meghan markle? we will be look into it. that. and so, how about some podcast originals on itunes and apple's podcast app. thank you for watching "cbs this morning oochlt morning" and we thank you for that. originals. find them on apple's itunes and podcast apps. you're watching "cbs this morning." we thank you for that. we'll be right back.
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prince harry and his american fiancee meghan markle are going make their first official appearance tomorrow.
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one question about the courtship is unanswered, this morning the name of the mutual friend who brought them together. charlie dagget is outside of kinsington palace with more on this unnamed person. >> good morning. we are outside of one of the marital homes of prince harry and meghan markle, and besides the wedding details, everybody wants to know who the matchmaker is. >> and so we were introduced by a mutual friend. > and we should protect her privacy. >> and so we won't name her. >> reporter: and so who is that person? the frontrunners are violet van von westenholtz. there were pictures posted of them around wimbledon when they
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met. and she would not confirm it, but she says it is a great story, and they are be happy together. and also a contender is misha nonoo whose husband apparently went to school with harry. and in the gilded hollywood world of royalty meeting royalty, there is a surprising innocence surrounding the first date. >> yes, it was definitely a setup. >> it was a blind date. >> i didn't know much about him, and so the only thing i asked when she set us up is "is he nice?" and yes. >> and so you were too busy ogling me to hear a word i said. >> i had not thought of her until my friend said meghan marklele and i said, okay, a
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little bit of the background and what is going on here, and when i walked into the room i said, oh, i will have to up my game. >> well, he certainly upped the game, and within a few weeks he had whisked her off to africa and cand stars in botswana, and now we are about to hear wedding bells for a friend who set them up. >> well, a very good friend. i want a friend like that finding me a prince. >> and meghan saying, you have to understand what you are giving up, and she said, i don't think that i am giving up anything and i am adding to my life. and the fact that she asked if he was nice and he said that he said that he had to up the game. >> and the blessings of the palace. >> and so, new research on whether dogs or cats are smarter. >> dogs.
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inmates, who escaped from the palo alto courthouse, is set to appear in court today. authorities bivins good morning, it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. inmates who escaped from the palo alto courthouse, one of them is set to appear in court today. authorities tracked down john bivins on sunday in san leandro. the other escapee was arrested earlier. the city of oakland is starting to use converted "tuff sheds" as a way to ease the homeless problem there. the temporary shelters are considered a short-term solution. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. alabama
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good morning. time now 7:57. and we are tracking a new accident. this is in the south bay along southbound 680 right near alum rock avenue.
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we have one lane blocked. and it's definitely creating some slowdowns in that direction. so give yourself some extra time. speeds drop right around 20 miles per hour. heading along 880, this is just south of 238. and we have been tracking slowdowns in that southbound direction. 35-minute ride from 238 on down towards highway 84. the nimitz freeway, it is getting packed in that northbound direction. 36 minutes from 238 to the maze. let's check in with neda. >> check out this sunrise right here. nice glow coming across the bay bridge this morning. and all we're seeing out there are a few of the high clouds. here's our cliff house camera. also showing a beautiful shot at the beach. and the swell is not as intense today. so it won't be as scary out there. santa rosa 40 degrees right now. san jose, you are at 47 degrees. satellite-radar showing those high wispy clouds. that's all we're going to see. any kind of rain or storms or cloud coverage will be well to the north. that's where the pacific northwest has been dealing with the storms. cloudy over the weekend. ♪.
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is the last day of november. welcome back to "cbs this morning." in a story you will see only on "cbs this morning," two of the women alleging sexual harassment in the national security, we'll talk about what triggered an angry letter. plus, our more perfect union series. meet a group of autoworkers who built a special part for one of their friends. first here is today's eye opener at 8:00. >> matt lauer was the longest-running host on the longest-running show on network tv but he is out of a job. he put out this statement. some of what is being said about me is untrue or mischaracterized, but there is
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enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed. >> i keep playing over and over in my head, what are you guys thinking. president trump is pushing senate republicans to stay foukessed, while he undercut the message by inflaming british passion with twitter endorsement of a far right political party. >> independent analysts say under the senate plan the biggest share of the tax cuts and most permanent individual tax cuts go to those making more than a million dollars a year. >> the only two countries with any real ties to north korea are russia and china. today russia flatout rejected president trump's call to sever ties with kim jong-un's regime. >> the christmas season is upon us. this is first year melania trump gets to decorate the white house for the holidays. look at one of the hallways she decorated for christmas. would you walk down that hallway? it doesn't say merry christmas 2017 as much as it says stranger things season three.
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♪ i'm gayle king with norah o'donnell and vladimir duty yay. matt lauer made his first public statement since being fired as host of the "today" show for sexual misconduct. a source says he was fired at 10:00 tuesday night, one day after an nbc employee reported allegations to company executives and hr representatives. this morning he faces new allegations from additional women. >> articles published in "new york times" and "variety" magazine have allegation also of indecent exposure and sexual assault by him. he was known for making lewd comments or text messages. good morning, bejune ah golodryga with the latest claims. >> good morning. nbc said the incident reported by the staff member said it started during the socially games and continued after. they said they were given reason to believe it was not an
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isolated incident. "variety" reports lauer would invite women employed by nbc to his hotel room. employees described lauer as fixated on women, especially their bodies and looks. he allegedly once gave a colleague a sex toy as a present with an explicit note about how he wanted to use it on her. in a statement nbc said, prior to monday night current nbc news management was never made aware of any complaints about matt lauer's conduct. lauer's firing comes a week after cbs news fired former coanchor charlie rose over reports of misconduct at the charlie rose show. since "the washington post" broke the story we have reported at least four women at cbs who said rose acted inappropriately at the network. cbs news says human resources didn't receive any complaints until after rose's termination. gayle thank you, bianna. this morning matt lauer's issued this statement.
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there are no words to express my sorrow and regret for the pain i've caused others by words and actions. to the people i've hurt i am truly sorry. as i'm writing this i realize the depth of the damage and disappointment i have left behind at home and at nbc. some of what is being said about me is untrue or mischaracterized but there is enough truth in those stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed. i regret that my shame is now shared by the people i cherish dearly. repairing the damage will take a lot of time and soul searching, and i'm committed to beginning that effort. it is now my full-time job. the last two days have forced me to take a very hard look at my own troubling flaws. it's been humbling. i am blessed to be surrounded by the people that i love. i thank them for their patience and grace. this has been a very disturbing turn of events since this story started happening starting with fox news and then harvey, but it is even more difficult, guys, when it hits so close to home, certainly for us and now, as you said, what our friends at nbc
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are dealing with. they're still reeling too. >> there's an interesting line in his statement that sticks out to me where he says there's enough truth in these stories to make me feel embarrassed and ashamed and this is part of the accepting of responsibility that comes with some much the reporting and behavior that's been reported. >> what makes it more jarring is both charlie and matt covered some of the very same stories that led to their termination. >> i keep thinking about that too, bianna. what they must have been thinking while interviewing some of the people who are now accused of doing some of the things they're now accused of doing. >> especially his o'reilly interview. >> absolutely. thank you, bianna. garrison keillor is speaking off after he was fired from his long-time radio home. minnesota public radio dropped him yesterday after alleged inappropriate behavior toward a co-worker. he's best known for decades of hosting "prairie home companion." he retired last year but continued on other projects. keillor said in a statement, i've been fired over a story i
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think is more interesting and more complicated than the version npr heard. in an e-mail to the minneapolis star tribune he said, i put my hand on a woman's bare back. i meant to pat her back after she told me about her unhappiness and her shirt was open and my hand went up it about six inches. she recoiled, i apologized. >> sources confirmed cbs news special counsel robert mueller interviewed jared kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser. the interview took place earlier this month, lasting about 90 minutes. he already handed over documents related to his role in the firing of fbi director james comey. investigators working with mueller asked about kushner's interactions including meetings with michael flynn, the former national security adviser forced to retine sign in february afte white house officials determined he lied about his contacts with the russian ambassador. in a statement, they said
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kushner voluntarily cooperated and will continue to do so. attorney general jeff sessions is not answering questions about a justice department investigation at harvard university. it was learned earlier this month the doj is investigating the role of race in admission process to see if asian american applicants are held to a higher standard. paula reed asked the attorney about the attorney general about the investigation and got the silent treatment big time. she is outside justice department headquarters in washington with more on this story. paula, good morning. i saw that news conference yesterday. it was a very interesting thing to watch, but i have to say you didn't back down. >> reporter: thaermt you can't back down. the justice department has not opened many civil rights investigations since jeff sessions took over, but it has launched this probe into harvard university's affirmative action practices while at the same time halting most other forms of discrimination investigation. this is the attorney general of the united states. i understand you're doing your job but i'm doing mine too.
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>> reporter: off camera, the attorney general's communication team blocked questions about the harvard case. >> reporter: your civil rights division is investigating harvard university for possible civil rights. why is this a priority for your justice department? >> we'll take an on-topic question. >> reporter: why can't he answer that? >> the conversation about our opioid policy. >> reporter: he was able to ask about alabama, about sanctuary city also. why can't i ask about this? >> letters obtained by cbs news so the justice department civil rights division has concluded the elite school is out of compliance with the law. they also show that harvard has refused to hand over documents and has challenged the department's authority to investigate. >> the justice department investigation is unprecedented. >> reporter: she led the civil rights division at the department of justice under president obama. >> the justice department has never been a party in these cases directly investigating an institution. >> we simply cannot allocate our
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resources based on the color of one's skin. >> reporter: attorney general sessions has been critical of affirmative action and in 2015 then-candidate trump hinted it might be time to end the practice. >> i'm fine with it. we have it, it is there. but it is coming to a time when maybe we don't need it. >> reporter: 65% of americans believe race should not be used in admission decisions. >> despite a lot of these programs that blacks and hispanics are underrepresented in colleges and universities today, even more so than they were in 1980. >> reporter: the supreme court upheld the use of race in admissions as recently as 2016. >> reporter: what is the legal argument that the justice department is trying to pursue with this investigation? >> well, the justice department clearly seems to be trying to tee up another case for the supreme court. it looks like right now that they are looking foral sympathetic, attractive group, here it is asian american students denied admission at harvard, and to try to drive a
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wedge among communities of color by pitting asian americans against african-american and hispanic students. >> reporter: the school says it is trying to give the government the documents it has requested while also protecting student privacy. the justice department has given harvard until friday to cooperate or it could file a lawsuit. norah. >> a really important story, paula. thank you for reporting on this. ahead, consumer reports shares the hidden dangers of over-the-counter medicines and
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the national institutes of health predict this year's flu season will be rough. last year americans reportedly spent nearly $6 billion with a b on remedy for runny noses and sore throats. over-the-counter medications can have risks. high doses of acetaminophen send 60,000 to the emergency room every year. how to survive the cold and flu season a little easier. lisa gill joins us at the table. i'm glad you're here today. >> thank you for having me on. i'm appreciate it. >> i woke up with a tickle in my throat so i know something is coming. before i go to the drugstore, because i order everything, nyquil, sudafed, everything. you are saying be careful what you get over the counter. >> that's right. we did this report because we found in a national survey and secret shoppers we sent out across the country to pharmacies, there are too many products and what is on the products is very confusing. chief among them is
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acetaminophen. we found -- >> it is in everything. >> it is in everything. not only that, the surprising risk about it, it is a safe drug when taken up to the maximum daily dose the fda tells us, 4,000 milligrams, but the surprising thing about it is a little bit more than that and it starts to put you at risk for liver toxicity. that's why so many people go to the emergency room, liver damage and liver failure. so be very careful about how much acetaminophen you take. second thing, two drugs i love to mention, oxemetazoline, a common nasal spray used for nasal congestion. i like it because it works and works faster than tablets but don't use it longer than three days. on the package label already but it is working so well you think, hey, i'm going to take it. >> you lose your sense of smell and taste. >> and not only that, it can make your congestion worse after that three days. so just be very careful about the timing. the last thing is, believe it or not, allergy medications, a lot of people use them to treat
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runny nose and cough from a cold, but research tells us they won't work for that. they work really well for seasonal allergies but not for colds. if it worked for you, it is probably because you have -- >> this report seems a must-read in terms of going to it. you look at home remedies backed by science. which work? >> exactly. we were happy and surprised to find out chicken soup does double duty. >> yay! >> i always make chicken soup. >> you're excited. >> i'm going to post my recipe for chicken soup. >> you know what, homemade and just out of the can. it provides anti-inflammatory fegts which makes you have like, you know, body aches, you know, it is like the worst part of having the flu. gets rid of that. also the warm liquid helps ease congestion and sore throat. other two things, garage willing with warm salt water helps with sore throat and nasal rinsing
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with a neti pot or spray. honey is my favorite. you can eat it out of the jar like i like to do or put it in a warm drink like a tea. honey reduces coughing, and it does it in kids too. it is a great thing for kids, just don't give it to babies under age of one. >> what about the loading up of vitamin c? >> i always wonder, i put a lot of emergen-c. >> the thing is so much vitamin c puts you at risk for kidney stones which are painful. the evidence shows it might reduce the duration of a cold, but our suggestion is to get it through your diet, levy greens and citrus and skip the supplements because kidney stones are really no fun. >> all right. chicken soup today. >> i want to see that recipe on your instagram tomorrow, norah. >> lisa gill. thanks so much the new issue of "consumer reports" is on news stands dachlt i think it is a
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be a indicator for heart jury deliberations will resume in the case that put the sanctuary cities debate in the national spotlight. defendant e has good morning. it's 8:25. i'm anne makovec. at 9:00, jury deliberations resume in the case that put the sanctuary city debate in the national spotlight. defendant jose inez garcia zarate has admitted he shot and killed kate steinle two years ago. the jury is deciding whether it was accidental or intentional. a man arrested after a deadly hit-and-run on i-80 is facing four counts of murder. police say fred lowe was drunk when he hit these people on saturday. he is a repeat dui offender. traffic and weather coming up next. you could save energ
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good morning, it's 8:27. expect delays if you are getting ready to head out the door. we are tracking slowdowns for drivers heading along southbound 680. this is right near north main street. we are tracking an accident right near south main street and that's causing a bit of a backup for folks making their way from concord to walnut creek. another problem along westbound 24 at okay lance road we have two acalanes road. slow to the caldecott tunnel. the eastshore freeway, starting to show some improvement. at least in this shot. it doesn't look quite so bad
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near ashby. 35 minutes from highway 4 to the maze. over at the bay bridge toll plaza, 24 minutes from the maze into san francisco. let's check in with neda now on the forecast. all right. well, taking a look at clear skies across downtown san francisco and that's going to be the story throughout the day today in the morning hours just a cool condition out there in the 40s, low 50s now and all the fog in the north bay is cleared up. satellite-radar showing clear skies across the san francisco, the south bay and east bay also expected to stay clear today especially this afternoon. plenty of sunshine so here's your afternoon forecast. temperatures low 60s for the coast and for the bay. the big swell we had yesterday is now cleared up. we are going to be about 5 degrees above average. here's that seven-day forecast. this weekend we thought there would be rain but it looks like we have this ridge that's keeping all of the storms well to the north of us. we'll just have clouds on the weekend. ♪
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will have donated over one hundred fifteen million dollars to those in need. if you could have lunch with anyone living or dead. who would it be? >> i think that's a good one. i think began i began ghandi. >> because he was a great humanitarian? >> no because if he was on a hunger strike, i could eat his, too. >> if the universe is infinite, what is beyond? >> everything other than bed and
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bath. [ laughter ] >> do you think it's for our subconscious to reveal what we're thinking about? >> i don't think so, jimmy fallon. >> they're great together. they're sending gift baskets to bed, bath, and beyond. justin timberlake is doing the super bowl this year. >> i can't wait. time for the morning's headlines. rapper jay z gave a rare glimpse in his private life with a new york times style magazine. he spoke to times editor. jay-z publicly admitted to cheating on his wife beyoncè. he said working on their music together was like a therapy session. >> the best place is right in the middle of the pain. it's uncomfortable and a lot of conversations. you know, most people walk away. the divorce rate is like 50% or something.
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most people can't see themselves. the hardest thing is seeing pain on someone's face you caused and having to deal with yourself. >> yeah. >> so, you know, most people don't want to do that. >> yeah. >> you don't want to look inside yourself so you walk away. >> he also talked about race relations. he said the great thing about donald trump being president is now we're forced to have the dialogue. i can't say how important this is to hear jay-z talk this way. he's very private. he rarely talks about anything so personal. so to see him open up this way, it's powerful, very poignant. i think it will help a lot of people say therapy is a very important thing to do when you're in troublesome times. >> absolutely. >> people are afraid to do it. >> why do you think he's finally admitting that? because it was well known anyway? >> i don't know. i think he decided he wanted to share something of himself. and as you know, he didn't have too do this. his album is huge. >> all the grammy nominations. >> yeah. i think it's very, very revealing for him. he's not like the other kids in the class. he's a special guy.
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>> yeah. >> and the idea of talking about the trump presidency and having the discussion around race, i think, is important. he has jay-z lyrics in the interview saying african-americans have known the stuff has been out there. now it's more to the forefront. the "new york times" said a girl's robotics team from afghanistan overcame set bax to win a contest in europe. the teenagers drew international attention last summer when they were briefly denied u.s. visas to take part in a robotics competition in washington. this week they won the entrepreneurial challenge at a robotics festival in estonia. their robot can use solar energy to help farmers. partners at cnnnet care. starting at $600 a month. you can subscribe to the 2019 exact suv for 24 months. in january gm launched the own
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subscription service for a flat fee. partners at the bbc report that early baldness is a risk factor for heart disease than obesity. those with coronary artery disease were 5.6% more likely to have male pattern baldness. >> i hope my mom doesn't send me that arl. i know she will. i'm not really bald, mom. >> you shave your head. >> thank you. >> some men are sensitive about baldness. >> i'm not but i'm not bald. >> it's a choice. >> exactly right. a lifestyle choice. >> got it. britain's guardian said prehistoric women had stronger arms than today's elite rowers. recompetitive farming work like grinding grain had a profound effect on women living in central europe. scientists also found the strength of women's arms dropped over time as technology has developed to make manual labor easier. canada's said a lobster
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found off the coast had a pepsi can image on the claw. a fisherman was putting bands on the claws when she saw it. she said she scraped it off before putting the lobster in a transport crate. she has no idea how the image ended up there. but marine conservationist said it shows how much garbage is in the ocean. hearing from two of the women who signed an open letter revealing sexual harassment in the national security community. more than 200 women signed the letter saying they survive sexual misconduct or knew someone who has. many women are held back or driven from this field by men who use their power to assault at one end of the spectrum and perpetuate sometimes unconsciously. we're at the state department with their fight for change. margaret, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. 223 national security professionals issued an urgent
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call for action. they have been trained to help protect americans. and in this letter, they're asking america to protect them. >> if those haven't been directly affected, they know somebody who has. and that whisper network has become more than a whisper. it's become a roar. >> what do you think was the trigger? >> i think, you know, part of this is this national moment. all of these women shouldn't have to put on armor to be with their coworkers. >> jenna, a former intel analyst and state department official said the recent wave of high profile sexual harassment cases sparked a conversation among her fellow national security professionals. >> it took so little effort to get so many women, 223 women. >> reporter: each of those officials including nearly 70 current and former u.s. ambassadors, as well as individuals from the cia, pentagon, and white house signed their name urging action.
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the lett ambassador gee that abercrombie said she grappled with multiple sexual harassment experiences. >> i didn't tell people at work because it was just one of those things you had to deal with. >> reporter: she said despite rising to high ranks over her 32-year career that still did not protect her from unwanted advances from a congressman during a meeting in the late 1990s. >> trying to kiss me. i mean, it was clear it was not -- it wasn't part of the policy discussion. and i said very kind of you. no thank you. again, i'm of a generation where my mother raised me to understand this was part of the
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cost of being in a male-dominated profession. >> reporter: the ambassador told us she doesn't want the next generation to have their work suffer from having to manage around the misbehavior of male coworkers. >> why aren't we defending the women who took the oath? it's time. >> reporter: she and other professionals shared concerns that even when harassment or sexual assault is reported through official channels, no immediate action is taken. she recalled sitting in morning meetings listening to her coworkers demean women. >> i was frequently the fly on the wall as some senior men sat around a table and talked about who they thought was most attractive. the letter says existing policies meant to prevent harassment are under weak, under enforced, and can favor perpetrators. >> they're tired of not being listened to or heard. to all of those women, we say we hear you. and we're listening. and we're calling on people to make it stop.
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>> reporter: when contaed by cbs news, the state department said it has determined that additional resources are necessary to make sure allegations are investigated. the white house, the pentagon, and homeland security said they're reviewing their existing policies and the office of the director of national intelligence said that if they do find there are silos where reporting is discouraged or retaliation happens, they will focus. gayle? >> all right, once again the conversation is continuing. and that is is a good thing. thank you very much, margaret. workers at an ohio factory build cars now they're helping to rebuild a human. ahead the engineering marvel that got a coworker back in gear, you can say. first, it's 8:39.
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♪ a more perfect union what units us as americans is far greater than what divides us. coworkers at an auto plant combine their unique skills to literally give a team member a hand, you can say. the story is reported by wbns. guess who is here at the table? good morning! we're glad to have you here. >> hi everybody. >> good to see you. >> thank you for the invite this morning. >> i want to introduce you to folks you're about to meet here who build cars.
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not mechanical body parts. but using a combination of old school handy work, high-tech engineering, and relationships around the world, they built something life changing. >> he has a certain talent and themselves they can do pretty good. bringing a group of people with differential ends together, that's when things start clicking. >> this custom build isn't the kind you would expect from workers at an auto plant. >> i would never have dreamed when i started here we would do anything like this. >> this project had nothing to do with cars. >> so you got tons of different ]. s coming together to build something. something none of us have done before. >> because these colleagues came together to build an arm for fellow employee tony leonard. >> i'm an engineer for parts for cars. how am i going to build an arm? i'm not a doctor.
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you know, we've done a lot of research on it, and figured out that we can do this. >> reporter: he suffered from a childhood spinal condition that brought new problems in adulthood. a surgery helped strengthen his legs, but his separate rare disease ravaged his left elbow. >> i had gone through five surgeries to try to stabilize it, and none of it was working. so the decision was just go ahead and amputate it. >> without a prosthetic arm for balance, tony was wheelchair bound. his colleagues stepped in. the manager came up with the idea. >> knowing different technologies we have, the scanning, 3-d printing. it was obvious to me that we were capable of doing it. >> he enlisted the engineer les waters who assembled the parts. >> this came out of a remote control helicopter. >> and the right people. >> each one controlling different portions of the hands.
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>> reporter: richard created a comfortable stand. to ensure accurate scans of both of tony's arms. >> doing good. >> reporter: scott jones created 3-d models. >> we would repeat it multitypical times until we got something that worked well for tony. >> once you get to know him, you would do anything you could to help him. >> reporter: suzy works in purchasing and used her connections to source supplies. some from as far as japan. >> this is a prototype circuit board. >> reporter: elect call design engineer brought the prosthetic's fingers to life. david mackie also known as macgyver became the utility guide. >> there are some things that computers and machines can't figure out. it just takes experience. and i have the knack to be able to visualize a beforehand what something is going to look like. >> reporter: after a couple of months the team's work lead to
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this day when tony leonard walked for the first time. how table i was at first. i was excited. i was happy. >> i got say it was pretty emotional. it was great to see him walking again. >> eventually tony got a top of the line prosthetic through his insurance. that arm had limitations. >> the team rallied again. this time building a special hook. so tony could hold on to the crutches and leave his wheelchair behind. >> to that chair. >> and this chair. >> reporter: i can continue to get stronger and it's a proud day. >> we're not a bunch of coworkers. we're a family over here.
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and it's good to be part of that. >> tony's team built six arms. each one bettering the last. i have the fourth and last one here. we'll show you in a bit. honda has a conference every year that highlights problem solving at the factories worldwide. typically that award goes to innovations designed for cars. of course. last year, though, the top award went to the team from ohio for building those very arms. >> yeah! >> wow. >> which arm is this? >> so that is part of the last one. that's the fourth one. so the fourth and the sixth one. so, again, they built him six arms. and that one that you're holding there that says, by the way, "the power of dreams" that was tattooed in the arm. it was part of the 3-d imaging. they had to reverse engineer from his good arm to get something to fit his amputation. >> you can see the difference between the fourth one and the las one. >> i'm impressed.
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>> me too. me too. >> go ahead. >> these are workers who work through lunch, came in early, worked late at night. and it's one of those stories that is pure. it's pure engineering meets pure love. >> yes. >> it shows you the skill of the autoworkers. >> absolutely. >> the skill they took to that do that. >> this is in our series "the more perfect union" how we have more in common than we have differences. thank you. >> yeah. appreciate it. great to have you here. you can hear more on "cbs this morning" on pod cast. find them on itunes and apple's pod cast app. you're watching "cbs this morning." morning.
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today some activists plan to urge san francisco leaders, to ram known good morning, it's 8:55. i'm anne makovec. today some activists plan to urge san francisco leaders to stop supporting a program known as urban shield. critics claim the law enforcement training program is too militaristic. but supporters of urban shield say it's critical to train officers for major incidents. san jose police have arrested 11 juveniles suspected in a rash of recent crimes. the youngest is 11 years old. those crimes include armed robbery and carjacking. and a festive crowd turning out for the annual tree lighting at 555 california street last night. former 49ers football star ronnie lott helped organize the event. this year, proceeds are going to wine country wildfires relief efforts. raffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. 8:57. wrapping up the morning commute with delays along 101 heading through the north bay. and that southbound direction on the left side of your screen, this is right near ignacio and you can see in a it's about a 34-minute ride from rowland boulevard down to 580. speaking of 580, over at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza, heading westbound, those headlights, just under 20
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minutes from marina bay parkway over to sir francis drake. eastshore freeway looking a little better. we're still in the red, just under 30 minutes from highway 4 on down towards the maze. the bay bridge toll plaza still a happening place this morning, 23 minutes from the toll plaza into san francisco. let's check in with neda now. we have calm clear conditions across the bay area this morning. here's a live look at san francisco. yes, a beautiful view of the bay bridge. and also, another beautiful view of the golden gate bridge. our afternoon sunshine and temperatures in the 60s will be the story again today. here's the golden gate for you. and our temperatures, san jose reaching 51 right now, 51 also in san francisco. santa rosa warming up a little bit to 46. but man, they woke up to the 30s this morning. to the north, that's where all the clouds are and that's where the rain will stay so that means sunshine for your afternoon through friday, cloudy on the weekend.
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