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disaster in nepal. more than 3,000 people are dead. it's hampered by conditions and dozens of aftershocks. twisters reported in texas. severe storms sweep across the lone star state and more dangerous weather is in the forecast for today. look at this. look at this. >> oh. >> and the weather turns deadly for boaters over the weekend. a powerful storm capsizes racing boats in alabama leaving two people dead and several more missing.
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captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for monday april 27th 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning aftershocks continue to rattle nepal hampering rescue efforts after a deadly earthquake. more than 3,300 were killed. thousands were injured. the dead include three americans. there are reports of significant damages in remote villages that rescue crews have yet to reach. there have been dozens of powerful aftershocks. an aid worker was doing a television interview yesterday when one hit. >> it's trim bling. i'm going outside. i'm really sorry. bye. tens of thousands are homeless in the town of kathmandu. others whose homes still stand are afraid to be inside. there are shortages of food and
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water. power is out in most areas and hospitals are so overwhelming it's intent. international aid is starting to arrive. >> reporter: as the death toll continues to rise they pulled a man alive from cankathmandu. it's been hampered by a series of ongoing powerful aftershocks. thousands of residents have abandoned their homes, setting up camps in streets as the injured flock to hospitals for cares. >> most suffer from head injuries. many suffering from head injuries, spine injuries and abdominal injuries. the pentagon has dispatched a u.s. military plane from delaware with a disastrous
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assist team on board as well as 45 tons of cargo. >> making sure which planes can go in, you know. what is the most important supplies to give it to the people and getting it off the airplanes, off the tarmac onto the fields. >> people were saying pray for nepal on the ground and in boston people lit candles and offered prayers for the dead. one man there said his entire family in nepal is suffering and he feels helpless as they try to survive but drew comfort, he said, from the show of support here in the united states. >> all right. mark albert in washington. thank you, mark. a quake caused an avalanche at the base of mt. everest.
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one sherpa who died said it sounded like demons descending on the mountain. a wave of snow, ice, and rock buried people on saturday. others are trapped at higher camps because their ladders and ropes were swept away. charlie d'agata has more. >> reporter: like a nuclear explosion, one survivor put it the moment the powerful earthquake shook the world's tallest mountain to the core and unleashed a giant avalanche of snow and ice and rock roaring toward base camp. at least three americans are among those who died when it came crashing down. in addition to 33-year-old google executive dan it's been confirmed a 28-year-old medic from new jersey was among the bodies recovered and 61-year-old
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film taplin. he was there shooting a video. his widow saying the phone call she she. >> blown from the camp as i understand it. >> reporter: helicopters reached the mountain today but teams had to battle rough wetle. >> we heard some fresh tremors of the earth. big polices of ice came down. it didn't seem so good. the weather doesn't seem to be getting any better here. >> reporter: mount everest won't stop shaking. owerful aftershocks continued to battle throughout the day, violent enough to be hurtling toward base camps threatening to cut off escape routes down and 100 or more hikers remain trapped on the higher mountains. charlie d'agata, cbs news,
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london. >> coming up on "cbs this morning," the latest on the rescue operation on top of the world. hail and flood-producing rain. the system is moving east this morning. a tornado watch is posted in southeast texas. and the threat of severe weather extends along the western and central gulf coast. at least 11 tornados were reported south of dallas-ft. worth late yesterday. trees toppled, roofs were blown off and a tractor-trailer was overturned but so far there are no reports of injuries. and hail some of it large enough to break car windows, fell south of dallas yesterday. a funeral will be held today for freddie gray the black man
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who died while in the baltimore police custody. at wake sunday mourners filed past his coffin for hours. gray was also remembered at a church service earlier in the day. the pastor says gray's family doesn't want any more violence. on saturday a peaceful demonstration did turn violent. a mob attacked patrol cars and threw bottles, rocks, and cones at officers. police arrested dozens of protesters six officers sustained injury. a cyber security breach at the white house last october involved some of president obama's e-mails. none of his personal deviation were hack birthday u some of the white house computers contained unclassified exchanges the president had with people outside of the administration. it's suspected hackers behind the russian government were behind the cyber attacks.
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opening statements are expected today in the colorado trial of james holmes. omar villafranca reports. >> reporter: 12 jurors and 12 alternates will begin hearing the case against james holmes later today. in july 2012 police say holmes started firing inside an aurora county movie theater during the midnight showing of "the dark rises." many thought he was wearing a costume as part of a publicity stunt. >> we have another person shot outside. >> reporter: holmes apz lawyer says their client was the shooter but he was having a psychotic episode. he's pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. jurors will have to decide whether he was insign at the time of the shooting. the defense argued holmes can't get a fair trial because of publicity, but the judge refused to move it to another county.
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for the families of victims and victims, it will not be easy. >> it wears on you and people don't understand that a lot of us have ptsd and all these things that were caused by the actions of one person. >> reporter: holmes' parents have publicly begged prosecutors to consider the plea deal that would take the death penalty off the table. omar villafranca, centennial news, colorado. the marathon bomber's defense team begins penalty phase witnesses. jurors will decide whether he's executed or spends the rest of his life behind bars. coming up on the "morning news" now, boating rescue. powerful storms overturned boats in a sailing event in mobile bay, alabama. and adding to his 99
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this morning five sailors are missing in waters off alabama after a weekend tragedy. a powerful storm capsized sailboats participating in a mobile bay regatta. two bodies have been found. jericka duncan shows us the search efforts. >> look at this look at this. >> reporter: they could see the ominous clouds looming behind their boat. as the storm moved closer waves were buffeted. 77-mile-per-hour wind gusts whipped through mobile bay late saturday afternoon. one boater reported boats sinking so fast people didn't have time to grab life preservers. randy rutledge and his girl frenld said they were in the water for two hours before being spotted. >> the storm just subsided just
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enough that i could keep my head up and not drink too much saltwater, but i had no choice but to hang onto that cushion and make it because i had to find her. >> reporter: officials say ten boats overturned. at least 40 people have been rescued. airplanes and boats have covered more than 17 miles near the bay in search of survivors. duke watson praised several agencies for their help. >> without their help this tragedy would have been far greater. >> reporter: it was unusual because the high winds lasts 30 minutes scattering boats and complicating search and rescue efforts. jericka duncan cbs news new york. tomorrow the supreme court hears arguments in the highly
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the "cbs moneywatch" jay z counters the bad rap on his streaming service, and "furious 7" races to a new box record. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. good morning, anne-marie. apple reports its second quarter results after the market closes
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today. investors will be looking for an encore from iphone sales. last quarter iphone sales were the most recorded sales ever. wall street is looking for another strong week. stocks opened with the s&p and nasdaq at record highs. the dow gained 255 points for a week the s&p rose 36 points and the nasdaq added 146 points this week. the price of gas continues to rise. the national average is 2.53$2.53. it rose eight cents. but it's still lower than a year ago. the rapper went on a twitter rant sunday. he lashed out at competitors like spotify and apple, accusing them of conducting a smear campaign against title. the service launched in march. it has fewer than a thousand
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subscribers but he said he's just fine and in it for the long haul. and another big week for "furious 7." it became the third film ever to make $1 billion domestically and lead the box office for the fourth straight week. "furious 7" brought in over $18 million in north america. paul blart:cop 2 came in second. the much anticipated comic super book avengers age of ultron has grossed $200 million overseas. it opens this friday. it made over $185 million in its debut. anne-marie? >> i think it will be doing quite well in the box office over the weekend. thanks a lot, jill.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. twerks has landed three women behind bars in russia. a court sentenced one to 15 days in jail and two to ten days for dancing next to a world war ii memorial. two others got off with fines. the sixth dancer is a minor. prosecutors say the sexually suggestive movements are disrespectful. they're considered hue i ganim.
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after splitting the first two games the yankees take game three. alex rodriguez hit 659 home runs. he hits it in the first inning. that putting him one behind willie mays on the all-time homer's list. the yankees win, 6-4. >> by the way they're executing, doing strikes -- >> no way. >> what? >> no way. >> kansas city royals outfielder meets son fans in the stands. earlier he hit as home run to give them a 3-0 lead over the white sox but the effort is squandered. chicago comes from behind to win, 5-3. in the nba playoffs lebron james and the cavs are moving on. cleveland finishes off a first round sweep of boston with a 101-93 win in game four, but the cavs might be without star kevin
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this morning japan's prime minister is in boston for the second day of his week-long u.s. visit. he visited the kennedy library and duaner. he heads to washington tomorrow for talks with president obama and a state dinner at the white house. and now to protecting space. top military and intelligence leaders are worried that our satellites are vulnerable to attack and it's the job of the branch of the air force called space command to file one. david martin filed this report last night. >> reporter: the research done here was kept secret for many years and for a good reason
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which only becomes parent at night. first the roof of one building is open to the stars. then the walls retract. and an on strength straight out of star wars appears shooting a laser in the sky. it helps a hay-powered telescope focus in space so they can get a better look at adversaries whizzing by. it's part of a complex and most secret battle for what the military considers the most ultimate high ground. >> there is no such thing as day without space. >> think of what life used to be like and all the things we have today in warfare that we wouldn't have without space. all weather-guided munitions. didn't exist before space. now we can attack any target on
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the planet at any time anywhere in any weather. >> what would the military do without space? >> what happens is you back to world war 2, industrial age warfare. >> and your job is to make sure there's no day without space. >> absolutely. >> reporter: he drills into his troops that u.s. satellites are no longer safe from attack. 11 countries including iran and north korea now have the ability to launch objects into orbit and russia and china have been testing new anti-satellite technologies. >> it's a competition that i wish wasn't occurring, but it is, and if we're threatened in space, we have the right of self-defense, and we'll make sure we can execute that right. >> and use force if necessary. >> that's why we have a military. you know i'm not nasa. >> you can watch david martin's entire "60 minutes" report on
4:28 am coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll go live to kathmandu, nepal, for an update on the kwaek disaster. plus the dangers of synthetic marijuana which has been linked to a number of overdoses and more on jay z defending his museum streaming service. we'll hear from joe levy of roll "rolling stone" magazine. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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as we go on the air the death toll is climbing in nepal after the devastating earthquake. 3600 people are dead. >> four children found locked in the base. of their homes without food, or a bathroom. >> opening statements begin today for the trial. what attorneys for james holmes will argue today. katy? >> ukee, we are starting the work week off generally on pretty quiet note, weekend ended up being pretty nice for us overall even with a storm


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