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good morning. it is tuesday, june 10th, 2014. welcome to "cbs this morning." five american soldiers killed in afghanistan, friendly fire may be to blame. a new cbs news poll reveals a majority of the u.s. paid too high of a price to free bergdahl. we'll ask marco rubio how the white house handled it. a crowd of corruption. corporations that bailed on the biggest sporting event. >> we begin with a look at the "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. we are hearing about the death of five american troops and what appears to be a friendly fire incident. >> another dark day in
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afghanistan. >> it happened during an air strike. >> the deadliest state since april. >> the second time in three days pakistan is under attack at a security check point. the husband and wife team who killed two las vegas police officers and a third man were on a mission to kill police. >> hundreds turned out at a vigil at the crime scene remembering the victims. >> 13% of schedulers were told to fix records to show a shorter wait time. >> once someone gets criminally charged for doing it it will no longer be a game. >> donald sterling changed his mind again. >> he is not selling the clippers. >> the first gaffe. >> it came out of the white house in debt. we struggled to piece together resources for mortgages for houses. >> a dramatic stand off and
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police chase in california. the gunman tried to get away jumping rooftop-to-rooftop. 30 floors in 15 seconds is how quickly a broken elevator went up in chile. what did you get to drink mr. president? >> a class picture turned into a major surprise at an elementary school. who's that? michael jordan. >> all that matters. >> an oregon couple was getting married. the photographer captured these dramatic photos. >> i remember saying i have to marry april this morning. >> they have bowe bergdahl out playing soccer. >> his mom brought orange slices. i bet getting captured was clearly his goal!
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welcome to "cbs this morning." good morning, norah. >> good morning, charlie. a deadly mistake may be responsible for killing five american soldiers in afghanistan. it could be one of the worst instances of friendly fire in nearly 13 years of war. >> the soldiers were in kabul near the pakistan border. margaret is gathering more information at the pentagon. good morning. >> good morning. five americans and one afghan soldier were killed monday night in what appears to be a tragic incident of friendly fire. here is what sources are telling us. they were conducting a joint security operation in zabul when they called in air support. the resulting strike may have accidentally targeted the american soldiers.
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the incident itself is still under investigation. the taliban is already claiming responsibility for the initial assault that prompted the air strike. in recent days their attacks intensified ahead of a run off election to decide that country's next president. this friendly fire attack comes as you know as president obama just recently announced all combat troops will be leaving that country by the end of the year. norah? >> margaret thank you. a cbs poll reveals most americans do not like the deal that freed bowe bergdahl. 56% believe we paid too high of a price. 28% say the terms were reasonable. we are at the white house with what else the poll revealed. good morning. >> reporter: our survey also shows the deal is unpopular.
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45% disapprove 37% approve and 18% do not have an opinion. the veterans formed an opinion and most oppose the prisoner swap. a majority of u.s. military veterans disapprove of the exchange. 65% saying the u.s. government paid too high of a price for the release of the prisoner of war. 72% feel president obama should have notified congress before authorizing the swap of five senior taliban members for sergeant bergdahl. while the president did not give congress the legally required 30-day notice he did tell 80 or 90 members of his own administration. it left some frustrated despite a lengthy briefing monday. adam kingly of illinois. >> we heard excuses. i didn't get a good answer as to why five taliban were traded and
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why it was a good deal. people left more disappointed. >> reporter: democrat felt the end justified the means. >> i am mystified and disgusted that there has been a demonization of the soldier. every american deserves to be innocent until proven guilty. >> reporter: before bergdahl answers questions, military psychologists want to stabilize his emotional and mental health. they want to debrief him about what he saw in captivity. they believe he was in a remote region of pakistan across the afghan border. he was moved from one hiding place to the next auchb blindfolded. >> release me please i'm begging you.
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bring me home. >> reporter: for the majority of his captivity, he was with a militant group with linked to pakistan. he was handed over to the u.s. by the taliban. today, he chose not to call his parents. he remains a patient at a military hospital in germany and his physical health is improving. he has no chronic diseases that will prevent him from returning to the united states soon. his return date has not been announced. >> criminal charges could be in the v.a. scandal. they released an audit of clinics across the country. 57,000 military veterans have been waiting over three months to see a doctor and 64,000 fell through the cracks. those veterans enrolled for care but never got an appointment. good morning. >> good morning. this audit reveals the number of
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veterans waiting for appointments but a widespread scheme inside the v.a. to hide the wait times because bonuses were on the line. one top official appeared to explain and apologize. >> please be seated. >> reporter: at a hearing of the house veteran's affair committee, the v.a. called the backlog and cover up a failure of basic honesty the v.a. is going to correct. >> there are systemic lack of integrity. this is a breach of trust. it is indefensible and unacceptable. >> reporter: 76% of the clinic's surveyed, at least one worker said they were ordered to alter wait time reports in the computers. a whistle blower in illinois demonstrated for cbs news. the manipulation was to change
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the veteran's desired date for care to whenever the next appointment was. when the desired date is the appointment date this is what it shows. >> reporter: at the hearing, the v.a.s acting general said 69 v.a. medical centers are now under criminal investigation up from 26 last month. he is targeting the supervisors who ordered the wait times. >> when evidence is identified supporting a violation of criminal law, we are coordinating our efforts with the department of justice and once someone loses his job or gets criminally charged for doing this it will no longer be a game. that will be the shot heard around the system. >> reporter: the v.a. announced they are trying to call a backlog of 90,000 veterans to
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schedule appointments and eliminated bonuses of making appointments within 14 days. a goal the audit says encouraged the cover up. norah? >> thank you. the border patrol in arizona is holding hundreds of children sent there after crossing illegally into texas. good morning. >> good morning. so many are coming in on buses and others flown in here. this facility is struggling to figure out what to do with all those children. meantime, the government is trying to figure out what to do with the undocumented kids that come into the country all at once. these photos show inside the border patrol in arizona. hundreds of children sleeping in makeshift beds under foil
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blankets. it's forcing people like paula and her two daughters to take part in a donation drive for the kids. what do you hope it does for the kids? >> people from the outside are thinking about them. we care about them. >> reporter: they are bussed in daily where border agents are seeing more than they can handle. the number of children caught entering the u.s. alone skyrocketed to more than 47,000 in just the first six months of this year, it's almost double the amount of children caught all of last year. the white house is calling multiple government agencies to work together to address the situation. >> to make sure we have add quaut resources to deal with the minors we have seen. >> reporter: border officials say most of the children are apprehended in texas from three central american countries, hon dur ras, guatemala and el salve dor.
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some children will be moved to military bases in california texas and next week to oklahoma. that state's governor calls the situation alarming. >> children that will be staying on a military installation for military purposes and coming under who knows what type of conditions are going to have health needs, education needs, language barriers. >> reporter: the kids are going to stay here while their deportation process begins. eventually, sent to other centers around the country. the obama administration is asking for money. marco rubio of florida is a key supporter of immigration reform and leading critic of the v.a. system. good morning. >> good morning. >> if you heard the report what should we be doing about the
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undocumented kids increasing in size? >> yeah. it's an alarming story. what is our response? we have had mass migration issues before. in florida, we faced that from haiti an cuba. i know how difficult it can be. we are talking children. in some instances, children with their mothers. we approach it first and foremost humanitarianly. there are deep rooted issues driving it. there are reports of rumors circulating in countries if you are able to get here you are able to stay. it's something we need to address with the government. border security will be important as well. right now, we should be concerned about the humanitarian aspects of it. a large number of children crossing the border by traffickers is going to be a magnet to take advantage. we hope we can come up with a bipartisan plan to deal with it.
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>> when will we have that number one, and number two, political pushback on immigration reform. when will we see immigration reform? >> i think we are struggling to find how to handle the situation because it's a serious one involving children the most vulnerable of all people. i hope we can put a group together. as far as immigration reform is concerned, it's the right thing for the country. there's political resistance to that. we were not sent here to poll well but to make a difference for our country. this is related to it. somehow, we have to focus on it that way. beyond it, we have significant problems with the legal system. a number of countries are coming to recruit our talented graduate graduates graduates. >> 47,000 children they are in this country illegally. should they be deported?
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>> first of all, they should be treated as humanely as possible as long as they are here. i think what we have to think about is on the one hand they have fears about returning home and each should be analyzed on a individual basis. if you allow children to come and remain legally, you are going to create a precedence for not 47,000 but 147,000. suddenly, in an effort to do a good thing, you have a humanitarian crisis at the u.s./mexican border. i want to turn to the benghazi story. hillary clinton does not appreciate the criticizing of the benghazi attacks. when asked if it's a reason not to run, here is what she said. >> is that another reason not to run? >> actually it's more of a reason to run because i do not believe our great country should be playing minor league ball.
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we ought to be in the majors. i view this as, really a part from, even a diversion from the hard work congress should be doing with the problems facing our country and the world. >> is this minor league ball? >> i don't think the issue of benghazi is minor league ball. we need to investigate it to understand what went wrong so the people responsible can be held accountable and put in place measures so it never happens again. the state department had a steady stream of reporting about how dangerous and how much danger that facility was in. it is a fact they did not take sufficient security measures and it is a fact it should not have been there and it is a fact they did not have an extraction plan in place that was sufficient. who made that decision and is that method still in practice
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now? those in tripoli and libya are in a similar danger. if she thinks it's something we shouldn't focus on it gives insight on why it happened? >> do you hold her personally responsible for the security? >> this was a systemic breakdown of the security apparatus. she ran the state department. she should have known of the dangers that existed there. in a hearing we had, i asked her specifically about meetings she has with the libyan government where she was made aware of the fact the militias providing the security were unreliable and how dangerous it had become. the brits pulled out. not only has she not been held responsible, no one. four individuals were suspended with pay. all four returned to work. who made the decision not to have sufficient security and are
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those types of decisions being made? they are valid inquiries. if she's going to brag about her time at the state department, she thooz talk about the failures. >> thank you for joining us. >> thank you. a massive oregon wildfire this morning is forcing dozens of people to flee their homes. the fire is west of bend 150 miles southeast of portland. it's burned ten square miles and is 25% contained. megan glaros is at wbbm saying millions of people in the eastern half of the country face a severe storm today. >> good morning to you. looking at a risk of severe weather from the golf coast to the ohio river valley. there's a threat for severe winds, large hail as well as isolated tornadoes. within that risk area there's the threat for possible flash flooding with some rainfall totals as high as four to six inches over the course of 24
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hours as the showers and storms progress eastward and anywhere from miami to boston. this will not be the best week ahead. we are looking at an unsettled weather pattern for much of the eastern sea board. we'll continue to plague folks there. no day a washout. each day a chance of showers and storms. >> thanks. donald sterling says he's not finished with the nba. the clippers owner no longer supports a deal to sell the team. his lawyer says sterling is reviving a billion dollar lawsuit against the nba. it is 7:19. ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll look at headlines from around the world, plus the
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>> good morning, aim nicole brewer, we send it over to katie in the eyewitness weather forecast, talking about a loft rain, right katy? >> we certainly, are kind of coming through stag nerd nature, at times you know, not everyone will be getting hit at the exact same time. everybody will be having to deal with the fog like we're seeing right now but where do you have it, it is really affecting your morning drive. let's go on out to storm scan3, where we continue to track some of the rain coming, again, down heavily at times but not everyone's in the thick of things. so you want to keep the umbrella just on stand by, basically, because as we see the day unfold, it is stays cloudy, stays muggy stays moisture rich to allow showers, storms, to reignite themselves. also got nearby frontal boundery somewhat stalled out helping to fuel the ignition
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of those storms basically. eventually, bob we dry out in time for the weekends. >> pain before the gain. 7:27. live look at the blue route 476, slow going from 95 up through mcdade. some heavy storms rolling through the area, so it is hit and miss, depending upon where you begin and end your trip this morning. an accident, lower moreland, welsh rd. and philmont avenue. delays now at philly international, of about 45 minutes, the rest of the majors like 95, the schuylkill becomes half hour delay. nicole, back over to you. >> bob, next update at 7:55. and up next on cbs this morning, world cup corruption. just days before kick off. more on local news weather and traffic, on the "cw
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>> bergdahl's story is exactly like the show homeland of a rescued p.o.w. who was brainwashed by islamic radicals. if you think about it the similarities are existent. >> israel had experience with the prison swaps. hopefully he want watching homeland. it doesn't end well. >> i hope he wasn't watching show time in his cave. >> that's one of the things you go duh. she couldn't have meant that. >> she set it up. welcome back to "cbs this morning." swimmer amy is in intensive care this morning with a broken spine.
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she won four olympic gold medals in 1996 and two more in 2000. we'll see what she says on twitter and the chance of her walking again. >> soccer's governing body is taking shots. they are worried about corruption. find out about how a growing scandal threatens the sport. time to show you this morning's headlines from around the globe. four social security judges testify on capitol hill this morning. they are accused of rubber stamping it. billions of dollars of payments. the republican lawmakers say they approved more than 90% of cases from 2005 to 2013. the"the washington post" says netflix will blame verizon for video streaming. verizon threatened a lawsuit. they are waging a campaign saying they are not doing enough for the high speed connections.
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the big three american auto makers pledged $26 million to protect city pensions and the detroit institute of art. london's telegraph reports another kidnapping in nigeria. suspected boko haram militants took them where the schoolgirls were abducted in april. the students are still missing. a married couple who killed two las vegas police officers saw the government as the enemy. they believe sunday's attack was not part of a broader conspiracy. the suspects were ready to die for their beliefs. >> the young couple accused in the execution style killings left behind anti-government rants. in his final facebook post he wrote may all our coming
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sacrifices be worth it. he and his 22-year-old wife had been staying with kelli fields in las vegas. >> he brought amanda into this [ bleep ] world. >> reporter: they were heavily armed when they left but she had no idea what they were planning. investigators say the couple ambushed officers igor soldo and alyn beck while they were having lunch. >> they threw a swastika on top of his body. >> reporter: they headed to walmart where a shopper intervened. >> as soon as they confronted miller amanda miller removed her firearm and shot him. >> she came up from behind him and shot him at close range. it angers me so much to even imagine it. >> reporter: after a fire fight with police, the killers died in
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a suicide pact. >> they equate government and law enforcement fascism and those who support it with nazi's. >> reporter: they supported right wing and pro-gun groups. he was at bundy's ranch in the stand off. he was asked to leave because of his felony record but not before talking to a local reporter about government intervention at the ranch. >> if they are going to bring violence to us well if that's the language they want to speak, we'll learn it. >> there was a convergence of not only militia, but white supremacists to the bundy ranch. we continue to investigate the aspects of this case related to that. >> reporter: meanwhile, the las vegas community is mourning the loss of the two fallen officers and the civilian some call a hero. ben tracy, los angeles.
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another hero for you, the student called a hero for stopping a gunman. he says the label is hard to accept. he pepper sprayed and tackled a suspect who opened fire on a campus of seattle pacific university. it killed one person and wounded two others. he released a statement saying when i came face-to-face with the attacker god gave me the eyes to see he was a sad and troubled young man. a gofundme website was set up for them. they plan to get married later this month. he is overwhelmed and wants all future donations to go to the future victims. the thing about their marriage is everything on their registry everything has been bought. people have bought everything on the list. >> good way to highlight a person who has done well. >> i think so too. >> a walmart driver was awake
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more than 24 hours before his truck hit comedian tracy morgan's limo on the new jersey turnpike. it killed one passenger and left morgan critically injured. 35-year-old kevin roper failed to see the traffic ahead of him. he is free on bail charge. morgan's representative says the comedian remains in critical but stable condition. the olympic swimmer who won six medals may never walk again. she damaged her spinal cord in a devastating accident. her family and friends believe she can overcome the injury. good morning. >> good morning. most people remember amy from her overwhelming success at the 1996 atlantic olympic games. friday, she was riding an atv when the vehicle slipped down an embankment. she was having trouble breathing and told ems she was unable to
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move or feel her legs. according to a policery port she was seen being launched off a ledge on the atv. her husband, a former punter for the denver broncos was riding a motorcycle alongside her. he ran to her aid and kept her stable until police arrived. she was air lifted to a hospital where she underwent emergency surgery. the crash severed her spinal cord. a broken vertebra stopped within millimeters of rupturing her aorta. it's been years -- she went on to win the gold twice more in sydney, four years later. the olympian's family said her attitude has been positive and optimistic. though she has a long trying road ahead of her, her unparalleled mental strength will propel her.
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she tweeted a picture of a drawing from her niece and nephew saying it made her smile. #hospitalssuck. when you read the word severed spine, you think the worse, paralysis, you think she's going to spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair. >> he is a writer for swimming he trained with amy for years. >> every swimmer knows what it's like to put in the hard work. her goal is to walk again. i have every belief she will do everything in her power to reach that goal and make sacrifices and push hard. i believe everything is going to come through for her. >> police are not sure what caused the crash. they consider it to be an accident. she had not been drinking prior to getting on the atv. she will likely stay in the intensive care unit for a few days as she begins the recovery
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process. after surgery, she was acting like her typical, spunky boisterous self. >> thank you, don. a landmark bridge is open after a lockdown literally. a section of railing broke on the foot bridge next to the museum. what is it charlie? >> you got it right. >> the love locks pulled the railing off. couples fasten locks to the bridge and toss the key into the river as a symbol of lasting love. i have been there. you would think i would know how to say it. >> i used to live next to it. great place to jog. >> it's beautiful. world soccer officials are working overtime to contain a corruption scandal in the middle east. the strorry and why u.s. corporations are getting involved. that's next on "cbs this morning."
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♪ 2014 world cup kicks off thursday in brazil. the organization that runs it is scrambling to save another world cup. eight years from now, it's caught up in a bribery scandal. world cup sponsors are turning up the heat. mark, good morning. >> good morning. the next month and a half is supposed to be about soccer a simple game about kicking a ball around. a lot of people think it's the world governing body that needs a good kicking. the teams arrived and on the practice field for this year's world cup. in a few days the soccer world will get its kicks from the game. in the run up brazil controversial in its own right seemed like soccer simplicity compared to -- yes, cutter announced as the host of the
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2022 world cup by long standing president. and celebrated by the delegation. while much of the disbelieving world wondered how the games could be played in gulf state temperatures. he paved the way to victory the old fashioned bay, bribing the delegates delegates. at the sender is this man, a former soccer official. his defense, that in a world where money sloshes around there's a difference between bribes and gifts. >> this is a normal a normal, normal practice. i'm telling you again, did not give cash gifts to anybody. >> now, fifa's problems have
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gotten worse since they began to fear being tainted by the corruption scandal. adidas, the longest sponsor stopped warning the allegations are neither good for football or fifa and partners. coca-cola fizzed anything that detracts is a concern to us. now, busch who makes budweiser added frost to the outrage saying we expect fifa to take all necessary steps to address the issue. tripp nichol says the corporate outrage could be key. >> it could provide the spark and momentum for people to come in and overhaul the structure and maybe delve into this issue and determine whether or not there was wrong doing. >> or not. in fact the response has been to criticize those who are being critical of fifa saying they are out to destroy the organization.
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the beautiful game had an ugly underbelly. the whiff of scandal may go out but norah, it won't go away. >> i don't think they have to punt on this issue. i love the -- i love the -- >> a bribe. >> and a gift. >> what is the difference? >> it's not a right for him. >> yeah. >> markk president harry truman once
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right over to katie and our second day of many days of rain right? >> yes, you know, we in for the long hall, for czar eye of it reasons, stalled front today, more of on shore flow tomorrow eventually, new storm system, so the odds are just against us here to evening out dry day. can't guarantee some rain, only little sliver of it at this point where you are getting hit you are actually ending up with heavier downpours em bad dollars in this, it does of course women with the morning rush, so makes it more difficult. scattered showers, thunderstorms any time today. into tonight as well. and this just keeps ongoing through the rest of the week. but the weekend hey there is some good news, bob starts to brighten up. >> that's it only three days
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away 7:56. where are we here? live look at the ben franklin bridge in the background, if you look real close you can barely make out the cars, leaving south jersey, heading in toward philadelphia. >> downed wires big delays eastbound, 422 into kop. erika, back over to you. >> bob, thank youment next update at 8:25, next on cbs this morning president obama's surprise coffee run. bill plant on the command nerve chief's cabin fever how the past president broke out of the white house. your local news weather and traffic continues with us on the "cw philly" on these channels i'm erika von tiehl. have a great
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it's tuesday, june 10th 2014. welcome back to "cbs this morning." a san antonio hospital is ready to treat sergeant bowe bergdahl. first, here is a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. five americans were killed in what appears to be a tragic incident of friendly fire. >> this audit reveals a widespread scheme to hide the wait times because bonuses were on the line. >> a systemic breakdown of the security apparatus and she ran the state department. not only has she not been held responsible, no one has been.
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she's going to brag about her time, she has to talk about the failures. >> the rain from the gulf coast to the ohio river valleys. donald sterling no longer supports a deal to sell the team. the next month and a half is supposed to be about soccer. a lot of people think it's fifa that needs to get kicking. >> these are -- >> landmark paris bridge is open this morning after a lock down. the love locks pulled the railing right off. >> scientists developed a robot that can converse like a teenager. it screams i hate you and slams the door to its room. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. the deaths of five u.s. soldiers in afghanistan. they may have been killed by friendly fire. they died last night in southern
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afghanistan near the pakistan border. >> u.s. forces called for an air strike after the taliban attacked. a bomb from a u.s. aircraft appears to have killed the americans. one afghan soldier was also killed. a cbs news poll shows 45% of americans disapprove of the swap for bergdahl. 37% approve of it. bergdahl was exchanged for five taliban prisoners. when he returns to the u.s. he'll do his rehab at the army medical center. good morning. >> good morning. this will be the next stop for sergeant bergdahl once he is well enough to leave the base in germany. he is the longest serving american p.o.w. since vietnam. a team of specialists here have been rehearsing for his return every six months since he was captured. the controversy surrounding bowe
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bergdahl is not likely to change the delicate process that happens inside the army medical center. mark went from hostage to free man in 2008. >> it's a shock. overload is the best way to describe it. >> reporter: he was a private contractor on a drug mission in columbia when he and two other americans were taken hostage by rebels. they were rescued after five years and went through the same program that awaits bergdahl. >> coming back from that is not as easy as you would think especially when we are living under the threat of being killed at any moment. it's not as simple as hey, i'm free, now i can go to mcdonald's and drive a car. there's more to it than that. >> reporter: that process is resbi inauguration and consists of three fazes. one and two is medical and psychological. that's taking place overseas. >> first, he has to be able to
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manage just the complexity of the sensations of every day life. >> dr. charles marmar is over the medical center and gets p.o.w.s to reintegrate. >> if you go camping and come back to new york city you notice the sensory information. multiply that times 1,000. >> reporter: the third phase is at brook army medical center. briefings are recorded. if he has legal questions, briefings are stopped. contact with family members is limited for a reason. >> the first visit with my family was only 45 minutes long. by the time those 45 minutes were over i was anxious, i was sweating. i had a migraine headache. i was overwhelmed with all these different kinds of emotions. >> reporter: sergeant bergdahl had not chosen to speak with his
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family. >> if he's the one who said i'm not ready to speak to my family yet, i think that is a pretty good marker of a very fragile mental state that will take a lot of time to heal. >> reporter: it's unclear whether sergeant bergdahl is aware of the controversy surrounding his case. this facility could be where he first learns about it. gayle? >> thank you. this morning, up to 5 million americans can get a break on student loan payments. president obama signed an executive order that limits monthly payments to 10% of income. after 20 years, if no payments are missed the rest of the loan is forgiven. also at the white house, the president greeted the university of connecticut ncaa basketball champions. it's the second time in history it happened. the only school to win both championships at once. there was a slip up.
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look at the uconn star. oh no she fell off the stage. the president made sure she was okay. you know she had to be mortified. later on she was looking at her friends going how could this happen. he was so nice to her saying it's okay. >> the president attracted another crowd monday when he suddenly left the white house. he has never seen anything like this. bill, good morning. >> good morning. i was just minding my own business walking down pennsylvania avenue with a grilled cheese sandwich on my way back and suddenly there's a crowd coming at me. looked more like new york than d.c. then i saw secret service motioning people aside. yep, it was the president, out for a walk again. politicians sacrifice a lot to live in this exclusive piece of real estate. once they get in most are eager to find a way out of the bubble. >> i don't get a chance to take
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walks very often. secret service gets a little stressed. every once in awhile i'm able to sneak off, you know. i'm sort of like the circus bear that breaks the chain. >> reporter: so chief of staff suggested and afternoon coffee break without telling the press or most of the staff. the commander and chief walked the block and a half to a nearby starbucks starbucks. he told a staffer, the bear is loose again. three weeks ago, he surprised sewerists on the national mall. choosing to walk rather than ride to a meeting. this washington d.c. little league team wasn't expecting the president, either. the roster includes jay carney's daughter. a fund-raiser to take pictures and toss the ball around. this president is hardly the first to get white house cabin fever. harry truman went out for a long
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walk most mornings at a faster clip than the reporters. dwight eisenhower fled for the golf course when ever he could. ronald reagan slipped away at least once and complained the white house is like a guilded cage. >> i sometimes look out the window at pennsylvania avenue and wonder what it would be like to walk down the street to the drugstore and look at the magazines. i can't do that anymore. >> reporter: early in his presidency, bill clinton went for morning jogs. his habit of stopping for fast food prompted a parody on "saturday night live." >> i'm parched from the jog. >> sir we have only been jogging three blocks. >> she asked us not to let you in fast food places? >> they felt confined and look for ways to shed the motorcade. >> you got to give me a little space. >> usually, that means keeping
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reporters at a distance. >> how's the coffee? >> tea. >> reporter: the president says look, there's no planned message in the impromptu outings, he just likes to take a walk. they like the message they think it sends that he's a regular guy. i should add, by the time i got back, that grilled cheese was cold. >> bill i have sat next to you many a times having lunch, i don't ever remember you having grilled cheese did it have truffles in it? >> i hope the president was drinking oprah chai. >> he did have tea. no question. when i asked if it was coffee he said tea. >> i'm going to vote oprah chai on that one. grilled cheese with truffles i i like how
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in today's morning rounds teaming up to treat autism. one in 68 children will be diagnosed with the disorder. the advocacy group autism speaks is working with google to develop the largest data base of people with autism to speed up the research. each case costs $2.4 million over a lifetime that includes the expense of special education. 85% of autistic adults are jobless or underemployed. this morning, michelle miller says a new program is helping some of them succeed. good morning. >> good morning. we visited the philadelphia area
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of offices of s.a.p. to check out the program to hire autistic workers. it's already a success because they are in the door. for much of his adult life 28-year-old patrick has worked to keep the signs of aspergers syndrome at bay. after a successful college career finding a job was tough. >> it was quite difficult. >> he says he came off stiff or monotone during the interview process. his luck changed thanks to a software company he works for. s.a.p. recruited him and a number of new hires because of their autism. >> what does it mean to people who oftentimes weren't given a chance? >> it means someone is willing to give them a chance to say to them, i want you because i want you for your skills. i want you for the experience that you bring to the table.
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>> reporter: the program is the brain child of this man whose 17-year-old son lars is autistic. he realized those with autism might lack the social skills recruiters are looking for, they process attributes high on their radar as well. intelligence and memory the ability to see patterns and attention to detail on repetitive tasks. >> if we could use skills like what i saw among people with autism in data analysis and quality control, that would be phenomenal. there's no reason why we should leave these people unemployed when they have so much talent and there's vacant jobs. >> reporter: an important part of leveraging the unique skills is creating a comfort zone. for example, employees with autism may suffer low self-esteem and feel stressed. the solution?
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clearly stated goals. failing to get the water cooler talk or sarcasm can be helped by direct communication. jose heads up the autism at work program. >> we teach clarity in communications and try to understand put yourself in someone else's shoes. >> he recognizes it's important to train all employees for this new work force, not just those with autism. >> most importantly, they need to be aware this condition exists. it is in the best benefit of the company to bring people with these skills. >> we want to make sure you are successful. >> reporter: as he digs into his job, his as bergers is out in the open. he would rather showcase his talents. >> reporter: when you meet someone on the job, what is it they need to know about you? >> that i want to be able to
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work with them bring out the very best within them. >> reporter: do they need to know anything else? >> what they see is exactly who i am. >> exactly who he is. s.a.p. hired 40 autistic workers at six locations around the world. there's no data on whether the programs are working, but the company's tell cbs news there's evidence the skills they bring are already merging well with their new team. >> michelle thank you. what a great program. 1 in 68 kids is being diagnosed with autism businesses have to look at this. >> i want to bring out the best in them. very nice. thousands of twitter users are following a young man's rare view of the world. with e eel hear from the astronaut capturing speck tack legislature images above the clouds. that's here on "cbs this morning."
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when you put two powerhouse comedians together in one room you get big laughs. last night david letterman spoke with jerry seinfeld. at one point, seinfeld talked about people he likes to interview. >> it's amazing to me that you, who is probably crankier than me are able to engage -- you are
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able to engage with almost anybody. i don't have that breath of interactive ability. i pretty much engage with funny people or weird people or kind of off people. anybody who is a little normal just like a normal actor or actress, i'm lost. i got -- i'm not curious, i'm not interested. you got a show i don't care. >> 30 years of my life. >> letterman retires next year as host of "the late show." one of wall street's most influential bankers is here. we are going to talk to ceo at goldman sachs. that's ahead on "cbs this morning" after your local news.
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>> philadelphia police looking for two men, in connection with home invasion, and robbery. police say the suspects broke into the second floor apartment, above the tellups bar and restaurants on west olney avenue. they tied up 68 year old woman before taking off with her small handgun. >> now, a check on the forecast with katie. more rain, flight. >> more rain, and also, fog issues that we've had pretty much all morning out there as soon as the wind kicks in ever so slightly, should help break apart cloud cover but travel across area bridges very likely going to run into the low-lying cloud cover around the city.
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storm scan3, also tracking some showers, definitely heavier, calm them flat out heavy rain, back over the last couple of hours it, has long since start today dissipate. but this will be a running theme today. although any showers, and storms, will be scattered they could still produce locally heavy downpours. i would suggest an umbrella be red which, that you don't want to get caught off guard obviously, couple of showers if not rumble every thunder if lull the next four days, hams tomorrow, but i still have to throw in chance for shower or storm and more active days, as we wrap up the work week, weekend looks good, bob? >> 8:26, good morning everybody, coming in toward philadelphia, not good this morning. forty-two freeway heavy from the atlantic city expressway all the wind toward 295 we have the new pattern too as you approach that walt whitman bridge. crash in the neighborhood here bethlehem pike, at orvilla road. philly international running with 45 minute delays, because of the fog. and 95 southbound, just under 40 minutes into the city. and eastbound schuylkill heavy as well from con show who can never through downtown. nicole back over to you. >> bob, next update is at 8:55.
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up next on cbs this morning getting social in space. need an american astronaut who is making social media history. aboard the international space station. more local news weather and traffic on the "cw philly".
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welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour a twitter star who was really out of this world. reid wiseman is attracting tens of thousands of followers from space. we hear from the miraculous and mundane from high above earth. an athlete that overcame his blindness to play college football. now, he has a new goal that's ahead. >> this morning's headline. cbs new york reports on a run away horse in central park. pumpkin got loose from his bridle. there was no driver or passengerer. he stopped when the carriage got
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stuck on the open door of a taxi. everyone is okay. researchers are studying short sleepers. these people get six hours of sleep or less a night and feel refreshed. they make up 1% of the population. the researchers want to develop a drug therapy to reduce the amount of sleep we need. >> i'm one of those, are you? i'm one of those. usa today talks with one of the inventors of twister. some like to call it sex in a box. when it came out in 1966 sears thought it was too risky to put in a catalog. the dots allowed players to get all tangled up. i don't know what kind of sex they are talking about, the positions don't look fun or good. >> it's early in the morning for
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this gayle. the san francisco chronicle say as facebook shareholder is suing facebook and zuckerberg. it lets them decide their own pay. they say that's a waste of assets. facebook directors received $461,000. thought for a moment you were in the wrong studio didn't you? >> would you like to talk sex or something else? >> i'm thinking about poor pumpkin. >> very good sport. lloyd blankfein is the ceo of gold man sackman sachs. he oversees $915 billion and 32,900 employees. he's here to talk about the economy, energy revolution changing america's place in the world and much more. welcome. >> thank you. good to be here. >> let me begin with the
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economy. people say it's getting better. what does it need to pick up a higher level of growth? what do we need for spurt in the global economy? >> that's the big issue. people don't just think it's growing, the economy is growing. the u.s. is especially growing. i think it's -- i can't think that growth is embedded but it's not growing fast enough to increase the amount of jobs. the federal reserve feels a burden to move it along. we have a situation where we have growth in the united states, but central bank policy in the united states and central bank policy around the world in japan and china and, of course in europe most recently is to be stimlative. all of that is very, you know is meant to take the market forward and increase gdp. >> people look at corporations in america and say they are sitting on a lot of cash. why aren't they spending that money on plants and new
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employees? big trauma in the financial crisis. interest rates are very low. to be able to borrow money near zero and companies not to put money to work they get at 0% and think they can make a profit. >> why aren't they doing it? >> economics. you are dealing with setntiment. you try to advance it along. i think legislation is not a tool that is available. not going to be a lot of legislation in this country because of the divided congress. the federal reserve is left with the policy to carry. you are hosting the summit this week. what are you hoping to see to capitalize on the energy boom? >> a few things need to happen. we should recognize what a blessing that north america and the united states in particular has. all of us of our age, grew up
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in a world where we took it for granted we were going to have to import energy from some of the most troubled places in the world. some of them have troubles because they have energy in the first place. now, all of a sudden we have a different view forward. if you want to think how it would change the world going forward, think how it might have been different if we didn't have the energy situation we had. think of what we had to do to secure the feelings the economy, the stresses and strains we have. going forward, we have a terrific situation going forward. we should recognize it. it's a gift that's going to have to be picked up. we have to meet it. regulation has to be clarified. very hard to go out and make big investments to take advantage of the shale energy if we don't know if it's always going to be there, what price it's going to be there, whether it's going to be exported or go and affect
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subsidized u.s. manufacturing. there has to be clarity before people are willing to make investments with a five or ten year payback. >> america is increasing energy independence as a brighter spot in the u.s. economy. what is the biggest worry for you? what worries you? >> well, you know the people on both sides of this first of all, everybody is proenergy and pro-environment. it's not a question of everybody being right and everybody wrong, everybody is right. you have to reconcile the concerns. the country needs to grow economically. we need to have jobs. that's an impairtive and we need jobs and growth in a sustainable way so those interests have to be reconciled. >> charlie brought this up about the amount of cash american companies are sitting on, 1.5 trillion dollars, yet the unemployment rate trickled down but wages have not risen.
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how do you deal with income and equality as the ceo of goldman sachs, what do you think of income and equality? >> well income and equality is a destabilizing thing in the country. it's responsible for the divisions in the country. the divisions could get wider. you can't legislate and deal with problems and drive growth and you can't drive the success of the country. it's a big issue and something that has to be dealt with. one of the ways of dealing with it is to make the pie grow and people are better at making the pie grow but i have to say, too much of the gdp over the last generation has gone to too few people. >> you want to have -- the economic system has to do two things. you have to grow a pie and distribute it in a proper way. both contribute to the stability of society. if you grow the pie, but too few
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people enjoy the benefits and the fruit, you have an unstable society. >> people like tom and hillary clinton, they are making this danger of income and equality in the way the top 1% and what they represent continues. >> part of this listen yes, full stop. if there's a lever to pull and button to push you pull it and it would be pulled and pushed. people are trying to grapple with the reasons for it. for example, technology media, the new economy. if you do something really well the entire world beats a path to your door. the number three, number five number 400 player gets nothing. it's winner take all. jobs the world has been enriched by the fact that it's been flat and that manufacturing could go labor could go to the cheapest places. it's a one world barriers have
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come down and con transcribe yupted to income and equality. if you win, you win big. if you lose you lose everything if you can't compete. >> there's a gap between the haves and have nots. you were not one of the popular kids. you sold peanuts and hot dogs. you know what people are going through. you remember those days. >> i grew up in brooklyn in the projects of course. there was tremendous -- i had tremendous opportunity. other people didn't find opportunity. >> this is the thing that i want people to know about lloyd blankfein. you are a good husband, a good father. >> the only reliable source. >> one of the top financial leaders in the country, which i think is ironic from someone who wen you applied to goldman you can't get the job. what do you do to keep people engaged at goldman sachs?
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what makes you so great at what you do? >> one of the things is we have a great drawing power. get the smartest kids who come out of great schools and not so great schools but they are the top performing people. they are motivated, want to work well. if you get great input, you can get great output. the firm has great power. from that comes influence. it's influence of being able to draw people like the energy conference we are having today. we are going to have a conference of some of the most influential people on this issue. we have the finance ministers of mexico. again, a north american conference mexico -- >> and you have an intern traveling with you. what a lesson he's getting. >> yes, we have an intern. >> that tees not a bad job. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. ahead, the astronaut sending
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this morning, an astronaut in orbit is sharing his experience in a uniquely personal way. we are at the smithsonian air and space museum. chip, good morning. >> reporter: well good morning,
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norah. reid has been on the international space station less than two weeks, but already the most popular guy on board, at least on twitter. he has 70,000 followers who can't get enough of his pictures of earth. the first vine video taken from space showing a sun that never sets. they are a few of the images making reid a star. >> the view out the window is way nond what i dreamed it would be. >> one of his favorite photos was taken yesterday. >> we looked down. the way the clouds and the red dessert met the ocean, from here, it was spectacular. >> steve swanson, who has been on board the international space station since march, completed five space walks. he took this selfie in one of them. >> it's you with a helmet. you can see everything without obstructions. that view is fantastic.
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>> reporter: wiseman took it a step further with images from the mundane to recreates. the most tweeted, a red die in earth with the backdrop. >> i don't know why that picture worked so well. it's so crisp to see it. it's in a com pleatly foreign environment. >> with infectious enthusiasm, he lives the life others only dream about. >> as a kid, you want to float where you go. here it's no problem. float to the bathroom the window, the dinner table. really it's better than you could ever think. >> reporter: he's hoping his rare perspective will get people wondering about the wonder of space. >> everything is unusual up here. the view, the living the way we work and eat. if i could capture a little of that and spark some imagination in folks around the world and
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the u.s. in particular it's mission accomplished for me. >> reporter: he said he had no idea he was a bit of a celebrity until his wife sent articles about him. there's plenty more to come. he'll be on the space station until november. >> good for his wife. thank you so male announcer: commemorate the war of 1812 bicentennial and join our traveling celebration as the chesapeake campaign visits town festivals up and down our shores. visit presented by at&t. maryland. land of discovery.
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male announcer: explore maryland's authentic stories during the 150th anniversary of the war between the states. order our civil war trails guides at and download our new civil war mobile app. maryland. land of history. this morning an unusual football player is training for the next level. aaron graduated last night from newton south high school outside of boston. he is legally blind, but he's still on his way to college ball. >> reporter: 18-year-old aaron practices long snapping an hour every day aiming to put the ball in the same spot each and every time. >> so i get in my stance and
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grab the ball. >> reporter: he's dreamed of playing football as far back as he can remember. it's also how long he has been legally blind. >> reporter: how do you explain your vision? >> no vision in my right and little in my left. >> reporter: he was born with a rare disorder that clouds over the corneas. it's irreversible but will not get worse. do you get scared of your vision, making it harder to play? >> i'm not worried. >> come straight back after you snap. >> reporter: his high school football coach says aaron first approached him as an eight grader. came up to me and said coach -- >> as a coach, was there a part of you that thought this kid can't see, it's not going to work? >> as i coach, i thought this is dangerous. safety is always my first concern on the football field. in the beginning, there were rough days but he never gave
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up. >> reporter: aaron decided he wanted to play in college. he enrolled. now, coach chris rubio and started weightlifting six days a week. all the work paid off. by his senior year he was ranked the 18th best long snapper in the country and multiple colleges were interested. tu lane offered him a guaranteed spot. are you excited? >> definitely. i was very happy i was able to achieve that goal and be able to be on. >> reporter: pre-season training won't start until august but aaron had another goal in mind. once again, he's determined to make it happen. >> my next goal is earn the starting spot. >> reporter: you want to be a starter at tulane. >> yeah. >> reporter: when you hear that? >> i don't doubt him in anything. >> the other offer was from a division one college team the university of illinois.
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from the cbs broadcast center in philadelphia, this is. >> good morning timetable this afternoon on del dot's repair schedule for the i495 bridge in wilmington. that bridge has been closed since last week. but, there is some question about how soon del dot new the bridge was tilting. "eyewitness news" has obtained a 911 call from a call nerve april who apparently alerted officials about the problem. >> brim closed last week when an engineer noticed the tilt and called del dot. >> katie is out with the forecast and seeing more rain? >> at least the most recent bought every rain earlier this morning, dissipated since then see loft action over my shoulder. we take it wide here, full screen on storm scan3 and
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really at this point we're in a little bit after lull. and i can tell you just from looking at the airfield cameras, over off camera here, the shore has some sunshine, up where as you're sock in fog, across some of the area bridges here, around the city. so it is solo case dependent. but we will, regardless, be dodging scattered variety of showers, thunderstorms some of which could still be locally drenching today. so i suggest keeping the umbrella on stand by, do that for the next few days. couple of showers around still for tonight dropping down to 69 degrees similar scenario tomorrow little less widespread coverage it may be the best chance for a lull in the wet weather issues, thursday friday, still stormy, and then thankfully, all bodes well for the weekends bob? >> 8:56. morning, everybody, live look here this is the schuylkill expressway, skewing zero excuse me, westbound barely moving here, from montgomery through city all with a way out to belmont. see the fog here if the background, near manayunk. an accident in chester county along route 100 atwater lou boulevard above the bypass there. smith bridge road still
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blocked monchainin road. hanging at the airport because of the weather over to you. >> that's eyewitness fuse for now, talk philly coming up at noon on cbs-3. i'm erika von tiehl. hope you have good morning stay dry out there. >> ♪ ♪
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