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all plays eyes turn to indiana away for good. the candidates chasing them refuse to call it quits. more than a century and a half of history up in flames. ashes are all that's left of an iconic city church this morning. the day started with peaceful protests and culminated in chaos. officers bitten and hit with molotov cocktails when seattle protesters clacked viole e-- cl violently with police. even my age can't explain the rising poll numbers. what has changed?
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>> the president proves one last time he's the comedian-in-chief. the best punchlines from president obama's final white president obama's final white house correspondents dinner. captioning funded by cbs good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. it is primary day in indiana tomorrow, and maybe never before has the hoosier vote been so critical to the primary process. front-runners hillary clinton and donald trump are looking to all but wrap up their respective nominations, but the underdogs in both parties refuse to go away. hena daniels is here in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the presidential contenders are making that final campaign push in indiana. indiana is the largest delegate prize left of the ten remaining states except for california. 92 delegates are at stake for democrats. 57 for republicans. ♪ donald trump continues to paint
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himself as the eventual gop nominee, mocking his rivals' chances at a campaign event in indiana sunday. >> you look at these guys i'm running against. they're hanging by their fingernails. they're like barely hanging on. >> reporter: a trump win here would put him even closer to clinching the republican nomination ahead of the summer convention. trailing trump by 15 points in the state, rival ted cruz is counting on indiana voters to stop that from happening. >> i believe in the men and women gathered here that we will not give in to evil. >> reporter: eyeing the general election, hillary clinton courted african-americans at an naacp dinner in detroit yesterday. >> it's about unity versus division, compassion versus selfishness and love versus hate. >> reporter: clinton is 90% of the way toward clinching the party nomination but faces a
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bitter fight in indiana against rival bernie sanders. >> looks to me like we're going to win here on tuesday! [ applause ] >> reporter: polls indicate the vermont senator is within striking distance of winning the indiana democratic primary tomorrow. all the contenders hold events in indiana today except for hillary clinton and john kasich. kasich agreed ton campaign in the state last week as part of a hail mary alliance with ted cruz. >> hena daniels here in new york. thank you. more severe weather expected today in the lower mississippi valley where a -- major flooding has killed at least six people. flood watch warnings are posted along the gulf coast in texas, louisiana, and mississippi. in louisiana yesterday, the same storm system that brought major flooding to east texas moved through with high winds and drenching rains. large hail pelted parts of louisiana sunday where severe storms caused flash flooding.
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and across the louisiana border in arkansas's lafayette county -- >> how are we going to get out? >> reporter: high water stranded residents. >> i was getting ready for work, something said look outside. i looked outside. the first thing i said -- oh, my car. we're under water. >> reporter: after floodwater receded in the east texas town of palestine, the body of a 32-year-old man was recovered. he died in the same area as a woman and her four grandchildren friday when nearly eight inches of rain fell in one hour. 60 miles north of lindale, texas, the cleanup from the tornado that destroyed businesses and homes continues. >> i was completely scared. you know, i had no idea what i was walking into. my children were upset. they were crying. we were walking down the road, and there's trees and power lines everywhere. >> reporter: katy smith says her family and friends, these three
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girls, survived by sheltering in a closet. once again, a day meant for peaceful protest turned chaotic on the streets of seattle. may 1st, may day, is historically international workers day. hundreds of anti-capitalist protesters dressed in plaque hit the -- in black hit the streets shutting down roads throughout the downtown corridor. at one point, protesters flung non-lit molotov cocktails at police. in contrast, in los angeles, the protest was peaceful but pointed. many groups made up mostly of immigrants marched against donald trump's proposed immigration policies. and here in new york, a raging fire destroyed a historic church. flames tore through the serbian orthodox cathedral last night hours after the congregation held their easter service. the fire completely destroyed the roof of the church which was built in the early 1850s.
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one minor injury was reported, the church's caretaker. he ran inside to try and put out the fire. the cause is under investigation. washington, d.c., commuters who use the metro can expect delays this morning following the derailment of a freight train. 15 cars jumped the tracks jed morning near the rhode island avenue metro station. one of the tanker cars leaked sodium hydroxide. there were no injuries and no evacuations ordered. prince's long-time chef says the singer was fighting frequent sore throats and upset stomachs in the months leading up to his death. the singer was found dead at his minnesota home on april 21st. ray roberts says prince started wanting meals that were easier to digest. the union that represents
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schoolteachers is calling for a sickout. 43 detroit schools will be closed today. saturday the school system announced that it would not have enough money to continue paying teachers this summer without further funding from the state. the turkish military said it killed 34 islamic state militants in syria sunday. the artillery and drone attacks were in response to rocket attacks in southern turkey. meanwhile, secretary of state john kerry is in geneva trying to shore up a partial cease-fire in syria. the peace process is critical to the fight against isis. kerry is asking the russians to help contain the fighting, particularly around the city of aleppo. in iraq, anti-government protesters who had taken over baghdad's heavily fortified green zone disbanded last night. the group stormed the area on saturday, tearing down walls, fighting police, and storming parliament. hundreds of supporters of shiite cleric moqtada al sadr demanded
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tonight. i was running on cpt. which stands for jokes that white people should not make. >> reporter: mr. obama, known for his well-placed zingers, made the job of comedian larry wilmore even harder. >> i have to admit it's not easy to follow the president, man. you got some jokes, mr. president. >> reporter: mr. obama roasted the presidential candidates, comparing hillary clinton to an ant who doesn't understand facebook. >> dear america, did you get my poke? >> reporter: he called 74-year-old bernie sanders the bright new face of the democratic party. >> bernie, you look like a million bucks. or to put it in terms you'll understand, you look like 37,000 donations -- >> reporter: he pretended to be wrapping up 20 minutes in. >> i'm kidding. you know i've got to talk about trump! >> reporter: who was not in the room.
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>> i am a little hurt that he's not here. >> reporter: once he got started, the punchlines kept coming. >> there's one area where donald's experience could be invaluable, and that's closing guantanamo because trump knows a thing or two about running waterfront properties to the ground. >> reporter: the president's last laugh came as just two words -- >> obama out. [ applause ] >> reporter: the end of an era. jamie yuccas, cbs news, new york. >> drops the mike. not bad. a cruise ship is sailing into history, and a first daughter chooses a college. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." the "washington post" reports that president obama's older daughter, malia, will take a year off between high school and college. she will start at harvard in the fall of 2017. she won't have to be accompanied by the secret service. that would be required if she began college this fall. the "los angeles times" reports the resignation of a top sheriff's official after he was linked to racist emails.
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tom angel was chief of staff to the l.a. county sheriff. he used his work e-mail while with the burbank police to mock muslims, blacks, latinos, and women. "the miami herald" reports the start of a historic voyage. ♪ >> carnival's "adonia" is the first u.s. cruise ship to head to cuba in years. among the passengers, a dozen americans when were born there. >> it's in our blood. the history's in our blood. kind of hard. hard to talk about it. it's emotional. >> reporter: cuba lifted a decades' old policies borning those on the island from arriving or leaving by ship. the tourists are required to pursue cultural activities. they will land in havana this morning. the "new york post" reports on a crash during a race caused by a stalled motorcycle. it was leading racers when it
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stopped. at least a dozen cyclists tumbled in the chain collision. it's not known how many were hurt. and "variety" talks with newt gingrich about the proposed movie that would have mocked president obama. the former house speaker joined those who denounced making a comedy about reagan's affliction with alzheimer's. gingrich said if the film could work -- it could work if it dealt with dementia seriously like "the notebook." ahead, billboard controversy. why one lawmaker is calling for an investigation into billboards that track smartphone users and where they shop. morning ted! scott! ready to hit some balls? ooh! hey buddy, what's up? this is what it can be like to have shingles. oh, man. a painful, blistering rash. if you had chickenpox, the shingles virus is already inside you. 1 in 3 people will get shingles in their lifetime. after almost 3 weeks, i just really wanted to give it a shot. you know, i'm not feeling it today.
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a privacy violation. this morning, an australian entrepreneur ended years of speculation revealing that he invented bit coin. craig wright provided technical proof to support his claim. the digital currency emerged in 2009. there are now more than 50 million bitcoins in circulation worth about $450 each. on the "moneywatch," debt crisis grows, and an air bag recall affecting thousands of cars. we have more from the new york stock exchange. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. today puerto rico will default on $370 million in bond payments. puerto rico's governor says the government can't pay the bonds without cutting essential services. over the weekend, 11th hour efforts to negotiate a deal failed. nearly all of the bonds are held by u.s. hedge funds and mutual funds. puerto rico's been in a recession for ten years. owes $72 billion. here on wall street, investors are looking for more positive earning reports this week.
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they're also waiting for the april jobs report which comes out on friday. last week, the dow lost 226 points. the s&p finished 26 points lower. the nasdaq was down 130 points. another auto air bag recall, this time nissan is recalling nearly four million vehicles. nissan says a number of models are affected like the maxima altima leaf, some infinity models. a sinoris in the front -- a sensor in the front seen automatically turns off an air bag. skpoorth causes air bags to inflate what they shouldn't. sports authority is reportedly closing all of its 450 stores. the sporting retailer is ending its attempt to reorganize under chapter 11. this is according to "forbes." sports authority filed for chapter 11 in march. it's over $1 billion in debt. and disney's "the jungle book" stayed atop the box office for the third consecutive week. the adaptation made over $42
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ even some foreign leaders have been looking ahead, anticipating my departure. last week, prince george showed up to our meeting in his
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bathrobe. [ applause ] that was a slap in the face. >> reporter: a self-deprecating one-two punch for president obama calling out 2-year-old prince george for his treatment of the soon-to-be lame duck president, calling the toddler's attire a clear breach of protocol. george's sister, on the other hand, is styled and profiled in a series of new photos taken by mom kate, the duchess of cambridge. to celebrate princess charlotte's 1st birthday, kensington palace released four new photos of the little one. charlotte, who turns 1 today, is fourth in line for the english throne. the cast of broadway's "school of rock" was thrilled by a visit from a visiting professor. jack black took in the show sunday here in new york city and congratulated the actors afterward. he starred in the 2003 film that inspired the musical. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," car-sharing programs by major auto companies. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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here's another look at the top stories -- more severe weather is expected today along the gulf coast. large hail hammered louisiana, and flooding has left at least six people dead in texas where a tornado also touched down over the weekend. the indiana primary is tomorrow. donald trump holds a double-digit lead over ted cruz and says if he wins tomorrow's election, the race for the gop nomination will be over. hillary clinton looked to reinforce her standing with black voters at an naacp dinner in detroit. bernie sanders has a chance to win in indiana but remains far behind clinton in the delegate count. last night marked the final performance of elephants at ringling brothers barnum and bailey circus. this came after years of pressure from animal rights
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groups. demarco morgan reports. ladies and gentlemen -- >> reporter: the greatest show on earth is letting go of its biggest performers. ♪ >> 11 asian elephants performing their last headstands and taking their final bows. >> here we go! >> reporter: ending a 200-year spectacle that has enthralled fans and enraged animal activists for years. kenneth feld is the chairman of the parent company that owns ringling brothers. >> it's a bittersweet decision, there's no question about that. but it is the best thing, and we felt this was the right time to do it. >> reporter: the right time to retire these enormous animals with their star-studded tiaras who have been the subject of thousands of youtube video was activists citing animal abuse. actor alec baldwin even jumped into the fray. >> it's hard for me to believe that anyone would have to be dragged kicking and screaming into show business, but for the elephants with ringling brothers, that's exactly what
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happens. >> reporter: part of a shift in u.s. attitudes toward animal entertainment. seaworld entertainment phasing out killer whales at its shows last month. these elephants will retire to this 200-acre conservation center in florida run by the owner of ringling brothers. ♪ >> more than a dozen circuses still tour with elephants, but none as widely or with as much fanfare -- ♪ >> reporter: as ringling brothers. >> the end of an era that should have ended a long, long time ago. >> reporter: eleanor mogygot is with the humane society of new york. >> this is inhumane, they shouldn't be subject to abuse. i think people, the more they know that, will enjoy the circus more knowing they're going to something that's humane and hasn't caused such horrible suffering. >> reporter: the controversy will likely not end here. ringling brothers says they will continue to use other animals including lions, tiger, and horses in their animal acts. demarco morgan, cbs news, new
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york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we talk with kenneth bay, an american missionary who's speaking out for the first time about spending two years in a north korean prison. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. deadline day in atlantic city. we expect to find out later today if the resort town can make a major bond payment. we ' tell you what happens if they don't. jerry sandusky heads back to court today. what his luster will be asking a judge to do inside a center county courtroom. and young boy is killed in a deadly crash in east falls. what police are saying happened in the moments before the crash, plus an update on the other passengers. >> today is monday, may second, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. happy monday. it is monday, yes, meisha here with traffic. katie has your forecast. >> good morning, kicking off brand new week together two, accidents already out there. hopefully that's not a precursor of what's to come this morning. >> unfortunately, i got not the best news here to


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