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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, may 12th, 2016. this is "cbs morning news." mr. trump goes to washington. today the presumptive nominee meets with leaders who have been reluctant to rally behind him. a look at what tell take for both sides to call it a success. with news helicopters hovering overhead, police pummel a surrendering suspect. the multistate chase that led up to this moment. two mlb pitchers take their place in history books. one for what he did on the mound, another for what he pulled off at the plate. we're in the middle -- we're pinned down by snipers.
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>> morely safer signs off. a look back at the legendary reporter's work around the world. >> i'm morely safer. i'm morely safer. i'm morely safer. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom here in new york. i'm anne-marie green. donald trump heads to capitol hill this morning to meet with republican leaders. it's an attempt to forge party unity. some like speaker of the house paul ryan have yet to endorse trump. others have been outright hostile toward the presumptive gop nominee. trump says one way or another he is moving forward. hena daniels is here in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. despite trump saying he did not need the support of house speaker ryan or any other top republican for that matter, today he is going to meet with them anyway. it seems after boasting about self-funding his own campaign, the new york billionaire is now
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singing a different tune when it comes to fund-raising. donald trump heads to washington today looking to build unity with republican leaders skeptical of his candidacy. among them, house speaker paul ryan who last week indicated he was not ready to endorse trump. on wednesday, he struck a different tone. >> we need to get to know each other. the goal is to unify the party around common principles so we can go forward and unify. >> reporter: at the top of trump's agenda today, fund-raising. after long boast being self-funding his campaign, sources tell cbs news the billionaire candidate is in the process of finalizing a joint fund-raising deal with the rnc to help raise close to $1 billion for the general election. yesterday, trump sounded opted mystic about the path ahead. >> i have a lot of respect for paul ryan. if we make a deal, that would be great. if we don't, we will trudge forward like i've been doing and winning all the time. >> reporter: campaigning in new jersey, hillary clinton
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continued to brand her likely republican opponent as unelectable. >> i think advocating torture, that's a loose cannon. saying we should pull out of nato, that's a loose cannon. >> reporter: despite trailing far behind clinton in the delegate count, rival bernie sanders maintains the democratic race is not over. a recent poll shows the vermont senator beating trump in three swing states in november, while the same survey finds clinton and trump running neck and neck. trump will also sit down with rnc chair reince priebus and other congressional leaders including senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. >> hena daniels here in new york. thanks a lot. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll discuss the trump/ryan meeting with mark leibovich, chief national correspondent for "the new york times" magazine. a high-speed police chase which ended with a questionable use of force is under investigation this morning. police chased the suspect from massachusetts to new hampshire. it ended when the suspect
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appeared to peacefully surrender but got pounded by the arresting officers. jim smith of our boston station, wbz, has the story. >> reporter: the hour-long high speed chase went through two states. police pursuinging a pickup being driven by 52-year-old richard simone of wooster. it final ended on a dead end street in nashua, new hampshire. simone gets out and appears to be getting down on the ground. police approach, and some officers begin punching him. >> he wasn't putting up a fight. he got out, and they were attacking him. and i don't know what he did. obviously they weren't happy. i mean, he wasn't fighting them. it was a little much i think. >> reporter: he looked like he was surrendering? >> he did. >> reporter: police say simone had assaults for crimes including failure to stop for police and assault. he was involved in a crash but drove on. >> this is a situation where everybody's adrenaline is pumping. >> reporter: analyst ted davis says the arrest needs to be
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looked at. >> it does appear that he's complying with officers' orders. until they move close to him, there doesn't appear to be a problem. what happened in those last second is going to be crucial to this investigation. clearly this is a tough video. >> reporter: of course it looks violent, but we don't know what he did. >> it doesn't make it okay for him to get beat up. looked hike quite a few of them were hitting him at the same time. he was on the ground laying there. >> that was jim smith from our boston station, wbz, reporting. federal charges have been filed against a former south carolina police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black motorist. michael slager fired eight times at walter scott as he ran from a traffic stop in april of 2015. the federal charges could lead to a life sentence. he pleaded not guilty and is free on bail. slager already faces state charges. federal investigators say a fire that caused a deadly explosion at a texas fertilizer plant was deliberately set.
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the explosion in 2013 was one of texas' worst industrial disasters. initially it was labeled an accident. now officials say it was deliberate. >> the fire has been ruled as incendiary. this means this fire was a criminal act. >> 15 people were killed. mostly emergency responders. hundreds were injured. so far, there are no suspects. the family of a man who went on a stabbing rampage in massachusetts said he was not properly treated when he checked himself in to a hospital. arthur darosa, who suffered from mental illness, killed two people in a series of attacks that started in a home and ended up in a crowded mall. his family says he checked himself in to a hospital the day before but was released the next day and went on his rampage hours later. this morning, the malaysian government says two more pieces of debris are almost certainly from malaysian airlines flight 370 which vanished two years
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ago. the debris was discovered in south africa and off an island in the indian ocean. the debris included an engine part and a cabin panel, the first part from inside the passenger section. the boeing 777 disappeared march 8, 2014, on a flight from kuala lumpur to beijing. despite an extensive search operation, just five pieces of the jet have been found. overseas now. it was the bloodiest day of the year in baghdad, and isis says it's responsible. three car bombs killed at least 93 and wounded another 165. the largest bomb hidden in a pickup hit a crowded outdoor market. the attack comes amid a power struggle between iraq's prime minister and parliament. coming up on "cbs this morning," charlie d'agata is in iraq with american troops that are training iraqi troops. . there's a focus in the invictus
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games on the emotional wounds many service members face for years. winning in discus helped army sergeant paula heal. she says her disorder is far too often misunderstood. >> they don't see the anger, rage, or flashbacks or nightmares. because you don't see it or somebody's walking around and seems okay, you feel as though they're okay, and they're not. >> the u.s. military now has some of the highest rates of ptsd in its history. that's one reason why there's been a push this year to involve more competitors with so-called invisible wounds. former president george w. bush served as a chair of the games and held a symposium this week on invisible war wounds. washington nationals ace max shergzer pitched himself -- scherzer pitched himself into the history books last night. >> string and a miss.
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20 strikeouts for matt scherzer! >> scherzer's 20 strikeouts tied a major league record. three others, roger clemens, kerry wood, and randy johnson, have struck out 20 batters in nine innings. scherzer threw 119 pitches. 96 of them strikes. he gave up six hits, no walks. the nationals beat his former team, the detroit tigers, 3-2. another historic performance for a pitcher last night. though this one came at the plate. mets pitcher noah syndergaard blasted the runs against the dodgers. he became only the second mets pitcher in history to hit two home runs. coming up on the "cbs morning news," drama on unsettled boulevard. a man climbs a famous tower in a tense standoff with authorities. this is the "cbs morning news." (text tone) excuse me. (phone tone) again? be right back. always running to the bathroom
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ktla radio tower is being held by police for mental evaluation. he clutched a girder and smoked for nearly three hours yesterday before climbing down. sunset boulevard was closed down the standoff. federal investigators are looking into discrimination against female hollywood directors, and a major drug bust at o'hare. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "the chicago tribune" reports the discovery of heroin and opium worth $3 million at o'hare airport. customs agents say they found it in the luggage of three women from minnesota who were arriving on a flight from japan. they are charged with manufacturing and delivering narcotics. "the minneapolis star-tribune" is reporting delta airlines offer to help ease security delays. the carrier says it's willing to lend workers at no cost to help government staffers at major hubs. airport delays are expected to be a focus today during a congressional appearance by the head of the transportation security administration.
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the "washington post" reports a north carolina school board's discussion of the state's bathroom law while voting to let students carry mace and pepper spray. one member said girls might need them in bathrooms. he and the board chairman now say their decision was not related to the law. "the ft. worth star telegram" reports that the affluenza teen will spend two years in jail. ethan couch was sentenced yesterday for violating parole in the drunk driving crash that killed four people. he received parole three years ago after lawyers suggested that he was too rich and spoiled to understand his actions. "variety" reports that a federal agency will look into why hollywood has so few female directors. the american slishcivil liberti union asked for the investigation. the group says just 7% of the 250 top-grossing films in 2014 were directed by women. still to come, the future of high-speed transportation. a test of the hyper loop which
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propulsion technology that could revolutionize transportation gets its first public test. hyper loop 1 demonstrated its electricity and magnet system yesterday in nevada. the car spread at more than 100 miles per hour. the startup hopes to zoom people and cargo through tubes at the speed of sound within five years. eland musk and tesla and spacex came one the concept. another achievement for spacex. it brought back nearly two tons of gear from the international space station. the dragon capsule was recovered after splashing into the pacific. it includes results of scott kelly's experiments during his year in orbit. on the cbs "money watch," reaction to instagram's new logo, and the best airlines to book your next trip. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. declining retail stocks led to
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big losses on wall street. the dow lost 217 points. the s&p fell about 20. the nasdaq finished down 49. one of the retailers hurting big time is the largest u.s. department store chain, macy's. it suffered its biggest one-day loss sincetuate. -- since 2008. it experienced a steep cut in earnings and the annual profit forecast. macy's said shoppers spent less on clothing, and international tourists also saw less. brick and mortar stores have been hurt bay online shopping. google plans to ban ads from payday lenders. google says the short-term, high interest rate loans are deceptive and harmful. starting on july 13th, as for loans due within 60 days with interest rates of 36% and higher will be banned. critics order payday customers are often poor, trying to make ends meet but end up in a cycle of debt that lasts for months if not longer. alaska airlines and jetblue
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top this year's j.d. power and associates passenger survey of north american airlines. alaska ranked highest among traditional airlines for the ninth straight year. jetblue tops low-cost carriers for the 11th year in a row. among other traditional carriers, delta airlines ranked second followed by american. southwest finished second among low-cost carriers followed by wei west jet. and instagram's camera icon is out replaced by a multicolored logo. inside the app it opted for a black and white layout for posting and viewing photos. as most change on the internet go, not everyone is happy about the update. anne marie? >> count me among one of those people. >> i'm with you. i'm an instagram purist. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you very much. still to come, a "60 minutes" legend signs off. we'll look back at morely
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during his 46 seasons with "60 minutes," he picked up dozens of the most prestigious awards in journalism and became the program's longest serving correspondent. >> we're in the middle of this -- >> reporter: his reporting from the front lines in vietnam helped shift the way america thought about the war. >> just as the medevac came in, the boy died. >> reporter: safer also had a flair for the lighter side. he traveled the world documenting good food, fine wine, great cars, and he took on the modern art world. >> it's a white rectangle. >> right. >> reporter: safer joined the "60 minutes" team in 1970, and he's said there's no better job than the one he had. >> we're pinned down by snipers. >> reporter: after 50 years at cbs he's decided to retire saying, it's been a wonderful run, but the time has come to say good-bye. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. >> safer's career will be celebrated in a special hour called "morely safer: a reporter's life." it airs sunday at 8:00 p.m. on
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donald trump meets with republican leaders on capitol hill this morning. some like speaker paul ryan have yet to endorse trump. trump says he would like to unify the party but says he doesn't need the support of republicans who are leery of him. and an investigation is underway following a high speed chase that spanned two states. the chase started in massachusetts and ended in new hampshire. the suspect appeared to surrender, but then officers jumped him and started beating him. two years ago in ferguson, missouri, the police shooting of a black teenager, michael brown, ignited the national debate over policing and racism. this week, ferguson swore in a new police chief. jeff pegues sat down with him. so help me god --
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>> reporter: when delmas moss was sworn in, he was blunt. >> if you do the job in a way that disrespects the badge that you hold, i will see to it that you're from police service or for furthered. >> reporter: the veteran of miami's police department has experience with troubled agencies. he was a teenager in the 1960s when he said he was harassed by police. >> he was white and told me, "you "n" word don't walk after dark." another officer pushed me against the wall and started to frisk me. >> reporter: why would that draw you to law enforcement rather than push you away? >> my mother has a saying, that is you can't clean a house if you're not in it. >> reporter: a justice department investigation found in ferguson between 2012 and 2014, every person taken into custody for resisting arrest after a traffic stop was
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african-american. >> the culture -- >> reporter: fred watson's case was in a doj report. four years ago he was sitting in his parked car when a ferguson police officer demanded his i.d. >> i reached to get it from the back, in my pocket, he said, "put your hands on the wheel." he pulled his gun. telling me to get out of the car. >> reporter: with his gun pointed at your head? >> yes, yes. >> reporter: watson's case is still not resolved. moss says he will hold his officers to a higher standard. do you expect to clean house? >> oh, i expect to clean house where i find that people need to go. >> reporter: moss knows that a new police chief is just one step toward real change. jeff pegues, cbs news, ferguson, missouri. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," dr. tara narula look at the link between folic acid and babies with autism. we'll get one of the first looks inside a once-secret sanctuary. and lee cowan talks with
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award-winning "los angeles times" food critic jonathan gold. that's the "cbs morning news." thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ♪
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new this morning a violent crash, in east falls, sends several people the two hospital and says at least one carries rolling. but that is in the the only reason police were called to the scene. also this morning a former congressman recalls his experience with tragedy, one year after the deadly amtrak derailment. mr. trump goes to washington the meeting the presumptive g.o.p. nominee is having to day to try to unite the republican party. well, today is thursday may 12th good morning i'm jim donovan. i'm brooke thomas. i like to say it is friday eve. we look at the this as a positive. meisha is here with traffic and katie has your forecast good morning, friday eve indeed, cheers to that. we are looking good. a lot

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