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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, may 5th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking overnight, all of alberta is under a state of emergency as a wind-whipped fire burns through an entire city. more than 1,600 homes and businesses have been torched, and the fire shows no sign of slowing down. last man standing. donald trump is now the lone republican in the race for the white house as he shifts his focus to hillary clinton and his potential running mate. his campaign shifts gears in the way of finance. midair scare as intense
turbulence rocks a flight to indonesia injuring several people on board. ♪ and carpool karaoke returns to the "late late show." james corden and gwen stefani team up with two special backup singers holding it down in the back seat. ♪ good morning, everyone good morning from the studio 57 newsroom here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. absolutely devastating is how canadian prime minister justin trudeau describes the raging wildfire that's forced one of the largest fire evacuations in canadian history. this morning, the entire province of alberta is in a state of emergency. over 80,000 residents of ft. mcmurray have been forced to
evacuate as firefighters battle to keep the flames from destroying the heart of the city. >> my home is burnt to the ground. >> reporter: the wind-whipped fire has already destroyed or damaged at least 1,600 buildings. in some hard-hit neighborhoods, 80% of the homes have burned to the ground. building and cars reduced to ashes, including a new school. an area gas station blew up. >> it's something like you'd see out of the movies. the bank was on fire when we were driving in. the trailer park that was there is gone. the super 8's gone. one of the gas stations is gone. >> reporter: ft. mcmurr say surrounded by wilderness, and the fire has basically cut the town in two. some resident were forced to flee to the south toward edmonton. bumper-to-bumper lines of cars moving as fast as they could through flames and intense smoke. some evacuees said they could
hear the heat from inside the cars. >> you look up, it's raining ash, your eyes are burning, you na know it's time to leave. >> reporter: all commercial flights into and out of the ft. mcmurray airport have been suspended. this morning the fire continues to burn through neighborhoods and has destroyed over 18,000 acres so far. >> the people here are devastated. everyone's devastated. the community's going to be devastated. this is going to go, this is going take a while to come back from. >> despite the devastation, so far no fire-related injuries have been reported. it was an unlikely campaign with a stunning outcome. donald trump is the sole remaining republican candidate for president and now setting his sights clearly on democratic front-runner hillary clinton. hena daniels is here in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. hillary clinton and donald trump are shifting their focus to the general election. on wednesday, trump took to the airwaves to discuss possible
picks for vice president, while clinton dismissed the presumptive gop nominee as a loose cannon. bernie sanders says he still sees his own path to the nomination. ♪ with his path to the republican nomination clear, donald trump is mapping out his strategy to win in november. part of that plan involves vetting possible choices for vice president, including former rivals john kasich. >> john, whether he's vice president or not, i think he'll be very, very helpful with ohio. >> reporter: several key republican leaders including senate majority leader mitch mcconnell have indicated they will back trump. the last republicans to occupy the oval office, bush 41 and bush 43, made clear wednesday they plan to sit this election out. still, trump is looking to unify the gop and defeat hillary clinton. >> if she wants to go the low road, i'm fine with that. if she wants to go the high road which probably i would prefer, i would be fine with that. >> reporter: recent polls show the billionaire businessman
trailing clinton in a general election match-up. the former secretary of state took her own jabs at trump yesterday. >> i don't think we can take a risk on a loose cannon like donald trump running our country. >> reporter: clinton still faces a challenge from rival bernie sanders who lags far behind in the delegate count. >> we think everybody in this country, people in california, kentucky, and west virginia, have a right to determine who they want to see as president. >> reporter: sanders remains focused on swaying superdelegates his way at the democratic convention in july. donald trump is still short, close to 200 delegates needed to officially secure his party's nomination. he will get a boost today. cbs news has learned five former louisiana delegates who supported marco rubio will announce their support for trump this morning. >> very interesting. hena daniels here in new york. thank you. a bit of a political sidenote now. the band the rolling stones have told donald trump to shut it
down. ♪ the british rock group has told trump to immediately stop using their songs at his campaign events. "start me up" was a particular favorite. no comment from the trump campaign. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will have further analysis of who donald trump might pick as his running mate. president obama told residents of flint, michigan, i've got your back. in flint yesterday, mr. obama of briefed on the city's water crisis. it began two years ago after city officials in an effort to save money switched the water supply to the flint river. the water wasn't treated for corrosion, leading to high levels of lead. the president told residents he understood why they are scared and angry. >> even though the scope of the response looks sort of like the efforts we're used to seeing after a natural disaster, that's not what this was. this was a manmade disaster.
this was avoidable. >> the president sipped city water to show it is now drinkable. north carolina officials are reacting to a warning from the justice department that the state law limiting protections for lgbt people violates federal law. the federal government says the state is in danger of losing hundreds of millions in funding. the governor says the warning is something we've never seen regarding washington overreach in my lifetime. we're learning more about the final days of prince. federal agents who are investigating, they're looking into who provided prescription drugs that were found in his house. and the singer's representative sought out a prominent addiction doctor. jamie yuccas reports. >> reporter: in the last 24 hours of prince's life, the singer was preparing to silence an addiction, according to dr. howard kornfeld's attorney. >> dr. kornfeld felt that his mission of a lifesaving mission.
>> reporter: dr. kornfeld is a nationally recognized addiction treatment specialist who runs an addiction facility in california. his attorney says on wednesday, april 20th, his client received a call from a member of prince's inner circle who described him as suffering from a grave medical condition. >> he said in the motion a plan to get him to a doctor. >> reporter: kornfeld sent his son to walk prince through the steps. >> one of the staff started screaming. andrew heard the screams and went to the elevator where he saw that prince was unconscious. >> reporter: mazi said prince had a supply of treatment medications with him. >> no drugs were ever administered. there was never any intention of drugs being administered. >> reporter: andrew kornfeld has been questioned by authorities about the medication. he says they were for the local doctor and not for prince
directly. he could face criminal charges if authorities don't believe him. in chanhassen, minnesota, cbs news. there is just-released video that purports to show the fire-fight with isis in which a navy s.e.a.l. was killed. the british newspaper "the guardian" released the video it says shows the intense fire-fight in northern iraq. navy s.e.a.l. charlie keating iv was killed in the battle. his mother says joining the special forces was a lifelong dream. >> he had a poster on his wall at 8 years old. this is what he wanted to do. i think everything he did from scuba diving when he was 13 and, you know, jumping and -- you know, out of a plane, he was really, i think, preparing for being a s.e.a.l. >> keating was the third american killed in the latest u.s. push in iraq. this morning it is mostly calm in the war-torn syrian city of aleppo.
a deal between russia, the u.s., and the syrian army extended a cease-fire to aleppo for 48 hours. two weeks of violence between government troops and rebels there has killed dozens. screams -- [ screams ] screams of panic aboard a jet bound for indonesia. the flight hit severe turbulence yesterday after leaving abu dhabi. 31 passengers and crew were hurt. nine of them seriously. the plane landed safely in jakarta. coming up on the "cbs morning news," donald trump's vision. the presumptive republican presidential nominee offers a peek at his first 100 days if he's president. and former quarterback johnny manziel smiles for his mug shot. this is the "cbs morning news."
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. bluebell creameries is recalling ice cream because of a mislabeling problem at its texas plant. some rocky road packages contain cookies and cream. that flavor includes soy and wheat not listed on the boxes. consumers with allergies could be at risk. the company says that this are no illnesses reported so far. on the cbs "money watch," an
airbag recall doubles in size. youtube gets into the online tv subscription business. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. signs of weakness in the job market and disappointing corporate earnings sent stocks on wall street lower. the dow lost 99 points, the s&p fell 12, the nasdaq finished 37 points lower. the largest auto recall in u.s. history got even bigger. the national transportation safety board is adding 40 million airbags to the ongoing recall by a japanese manufacturer, takata. the airbags can explode with too much force. they are responsible for at least 11 deaths. the government has a website, w www.safercar.gov. it will eventually allow you to see if your car or truck is on the list. next monday, general motors plans to reopen four north american plants that have been shut down because of supply shortages caused by last month's earthquakes in japan. last month's earthquakes in southwest japan killed 49.
they shut down manufacturing. the plants are located in tennessee, ohio, kansas, and canada. electric carmaker tesla has big plans. tesla says it is increasing production for its model 3 mass market sedan with plans to manufacture 500,000 cars in 2018. tesla wants to become a high-volume automaker. tesla expects to deliver about 90,000 cars this year. an offer by gannett to buy tribune publishing for more than $388 million has been rejected. tribune owns the "los angeles times," "the chicago tribune," and other newspapers. gannett, owner of "usa today," wanted to expand its network. the tribune says the offer understates its value -- in other words, not enough money. and youtube could be working on a paid subscription tv service. bloomberg report the news service will be called unplugged. it would offer customers a bundle of cable channels streamed over the internet. the new service is expected to
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friends ♪ >> james corden brought his a game and brought his a-list friends for last night's carpool karaoke. gwen stefani rode shotgun with george clooney and julia roberts on backup vocals in the back seat. doesn't george like he doesn't know the words? sort of faking his way through it? i don't know. a nifty little play in the mlb is getting some second looks this morning. in the cubs/pirates game, pitcher john lester fielded a grounder as the ball was caught up in the webbing on his mitt. he slid the glove off of his hand and lobbed it to first. the good hands weren't just lester's first became, anthony rizzo, had to drop his own glove to catch lester's and make the out. [ cheers ] the fiery seconds after an suv rammed a diver caught on video. the driver and other caught on
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here's another look at the top stories. a state of emergency has been declared in the western canadian province of albert a. an out-of-control wildfire that forced the evacuation of an entire city, some 80,000 people, has destroyed at least 1,600 buildings. so far, no one has been injured. entire neighborhoods in ft. mcmurray have burned to the ground. now that john kasich has ended his campaign, donald trump is the only republican running for president. he's set his sights on beating hillary clinton and is considering whom to have for a running mate. hillary clinton took things to a whole other level yesterday.
>> aww. >> mrs. clinton encountered the baby during a reception in washington, d.c., and did a little dancing there. north korea's workers party congress takes place tomorrow. leader kim jong-un will be coronated at the meeting. to celebrate, north korea allowed adriana diaz a rare visit. ♪ >> reporter: this is pint-sized propaganda. ♪ they spent the morning singing songs praising the country's leaders. you can see their photos on the wall. there's no escape from their watchful gaze. billboards, meeting halls, they hang in homes like religion icons. retired teacher hang as suk told us it's just a party of life. "by having their photos on our walls, they're always with us," she said. "we can repay their warm love and care." every detail of our trip is choreographed. our government guides decide what we see and who we talk to.
our first stop was a farm cooperative. a pet project of president kim jong-un. it's a carefully chosen site for western eyes. in a country that's faced famine and food shortages worsened by economic isolation. this farmer -- "hostile countries like the usa do not think well of our country and impose sanctions on us," he said. "so we're cultivating our own food with our own hoonands. "despite the country's emphasis on farming, the u.n. said last week that food production here fell 9% last year because of drought. that stands to make the country's already-fragile food situation worse. cbs news, pyongyang, north korea. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," is the tech bubble about to burst? why some say ping pong table could be a big indicator. plus, a major wine chain accused of bait and switch. an undercover report checks out
the massive manhunt continues for an escaped prisoner in new jersey, where he was last seen, and the warning for residents. hitting the streets in protest over a soda tax in philadelphia we will show you thousand debate intensified both outside and inside city hall. and then there was one with two candidates bowing out, donald trump is only republican presidential candidate left in the race, who the presumptive nominee is now talking about for vp. today is thursday, may fifth, happy cinco de mayo, everyone i'm jim donovan. i'm brooke thomas. more than ace here with your traffic. katie has your forecast. everybody is getting it together.