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from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm michelle miller. captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, march 16th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." president trump calls out a federal judge for blocking the new version of his travel ban. >> you don't think this was done by a judge for political reasons, do you? no. this ruling makes us look weak. as another showdown on capitol hill in an effort to repeal and replace obamacare. and passengers get another unexpected snow blast while waiting for a train.
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. president trump called the federal judge's ruling blocking his revised immigration plan unpresidential judicial overreach. this is the second time the travel ban has been put on hold. hena daniels is live with the details. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. president trump once again vowing to take his travel ban fight to the supreme court, this after a federal judge in hawaii issued a temporary restraining order nationwide for the second time. more than half a dozen states are also challenging this order. >> this ruling makes us look weak. >> president trump is vowing to fight back against a federal judge's decision in hawaii, putting the brakes on a revised version of his travel ban. >> we're going to win.
we're going to keep our citizens safe. >> reporter: version two would have provided temporary visas for 90 days but hours before it was set the take effect district judge watson ruled it discriminates and would harm hawaii's tourism industry. >> the fact that it made the language more neutral it showed they were trying even harder to mask what is a religious animus. >> he said it was slaught in reason and scope and he could continue to defend it. >> this is a watered down version. i'll tell you something. i think we should go back to first one and go all the way, which is what i wanted to do in the first place. >> he finally addressed his twitter claim that president obama tapped trump tower during
the election. >> why not wait to tweet about it until you can prove it? >> "the new york times" wrote about it. >> they will present more information over the next two weeks about the unsubstantiated charge. and so far house intelligence leaders say they see no evidence to support the president's wiretapping claims. they plan to ask fbi director james comey about it at a hearing next week. anne-marie? >> hena daniels here in new york. thank you so much, hena. this morning president trump plans to present his budget plan. the 1.1 trillion dollar plan calls for $54 billion military spenldsing and slashes the funding for the e.p.a. state department and medical assistant for the poor. it's these cuts that will help to pay for military spending and the u.s./mexico border wall.
congress has the final say, but a deal must be cut by the end of april when a temporary funding bill expires. and today the house budget committee takes up the house republican plan to overhaul obamacare amid growing national dissent. speaker ryan admits there needs to be necessary improvements and refinements. at a campaign rally in nashville, the president vowed to move forward. >> we're going to repeal and replace horrible disastrous obamacare. conservatives argue the bill doesn't go far enough to repeal obamacare. moderate republicans are upset that millions would lose health care. ahead on "cbs this morning" we'll ask the house director mick mulvaney about the husband care bill and the national
budget. four were secured. two intelligence and two hackers were charged with the cyber attack. jeff pegues reports. >> reporter: officers dimitri due cue kai yev and igor sues kin financed and directed the cyber attack and hired one of the best known hackers alexsey belan to do most of the work from 2014 to 2016. court papers say belan and his team used computer code to infiltrate yahoo!'s database, stealing usernames, e-mails, as passwords. they used the information as well as government officials including military and white house personnel. belan used 30 million accounts to initiate a scam speem to net him money. half of yahoo!'s 1 billion were
compromised. acting assistant attorney general marilyn mccourt. >> we will not allow individuals, groups, nation states, or a combination of them to compromise the privacy of our citizens, the economics of our companies or security of our >> reporter: but the hackers were able to go unnoticed because the agents may have been familiar with cyber strategy. prosecutor says both worked at center 18, the fbi's russian contact for cyber investigations. robert khadenak is a former prosecutor. >> they pretend to do something about it in russia and come to find out they're fostering it. >> one is in custody. according to russian media, doku kai yev, one of the officers,
was arrested earlier this year by russian authorities and jailed for treason. jeff pegues, cbs news, washington. well, the senate overwhelmingly voted to approve senator dan coates as new director of national intelligence. he was the director until he retired last year. he is the fifth person to have the job since the post was created after the 9/11 attacks. a young dallas boy died after his babysitter could not reach 911 operators. 6-month-old brandon fell and stopped breathing saturday night. she called on her cell phone and was put on call. it caused the call center to receive a surge of so-called ghost calls at a time. calls that appear on dispatch screens and disappear. by law they have to call back. his mother came home and had to
rush home. >> i would never want no mother or father to go through the pain i'm going through right now. >> t-mobile says it's working on the problem. some commuters got blasted with a shower of snow thanks to an amtrak train. the train was pulling in to the station wednesday, the day after the big east coast storm. the fast-moving train picked up a wave of snow with commuters standing by the track. they always tell you to stand back. some were knocked to the ground. hard lesson to learn. coming up on the "morning news," throwback crime fighting. jeff session revises aggressive strategies. and power play, the prime minister of canada and ivanka trump take in a broadway show. this is the "cbs morning news." ? introducing otezla, apremilast. otezla is not an injection, or a cream.
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the dow was up 112 points, the s&p jumped 19. the nasdaq gain fourth degree 3. the trump administration is reviewing the federal requirements for fuel in cars and trucks. they applauded the response and possibly rolling back the fuel standard. they want one uniform standard than would end the ability of california and o'other states to impose their own tougher standards. this is the time of year that students are waiting to hear on financial aid. it just got harder. it's down and will take several weeks before it's fixed. the data retrieval automatically fills it in. without it applicants have to fill it out manually. how about chick and duck meat produced in a petri dish. they're working to produce meats that doesn't require raising
animals. this week memphis meats introduced its first lab grown chicken and duck meat. the products are grown using stem cells from chicken, cows, and meats. they plan to have the product available for consumers in 2021. anne-marie? >> which came first? the chicken, the egg, or perhaps the stem cell? >> great question and i kind of don't want to think about it. >> yeah. really. question for the ages. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much, jill. still ahead, safety questions about a popular weed killer. there are new allegations that the maker of roundup tried to manipulate research about its products. he day we'll play something besides video games. every day is a gift. especially for people with heart failure. but today there's entresto... a breakthrough medicine that can help make more tomorrows possible. tomorrow, i want to see teddy bait his first hook. in the largest heart failure study ever,
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♪ where have they gone the makers of cheerios hope to slow the alarming die-off of bees. general mills is giving away 100 million wildflower seeds on its website. cheerios dropped the bee symbol from its honey nut variety to point out the problem. newly pointed court papers show that a chemical company tried to cover up a problem. the latest now from mireya villarreal. >> reporter: she makes the most time with her children. >> i have nerve damage.
the tips of my fingers, my jaw, i can't feel it. >> reporter: she claims the main grenlts in the weed killer roundup which she used on her ground every weekend. >> i would strap it on and walk around spraying. >> reporter: mendoza is one of hundreds around the country sugar monsanto, roundup's parent company. the 2015 world health organization study saying it's probably carcinogenic and damages human cells. last summer we spoke with donna farmer among mon santos scientists. >> there's no indication that we should change how we use it. the data is clear. it doesn't cause cancer. >> reporter: but now the data is in question. newly released court documents mon santos planned to ghost write and get experts to back it up. a scientist wrote in an e-mail, we would be keeping the costs down by us doing the writing and
they would just edit and sign their names. court documents also reveal conversation between mon santos executives and an pe epa director about a guy foe sate review. monsanto executive wrote, but it's good to know they're going to actually make the effort. in a statement monsanto says these allegations are false. mon santo scientists did not ghostwright the paper reitera reiterating know regulatory body in the world considerings it a car sin jen. it could include a warning about cancer. mireya villarreal, cbs news, los angeles. the defense department is warning its users not to stream championship games. the note said streaming tournament basketball games could overwhelm the pentagon's computer system. because that's the only reason why you shouldn't be watching basketball at work. sure. coming up after your local
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our top story this morning, for a second time a federal judge has blocked president trump's travel ban. the president's revised plan was stopped by a judge in hawaii. president trump called the ruling unprecedent reach. in iraq, the battle for mosul is raging. u.s. special operations forces are supporting iraqi troops in their fight with isis. holly williams spoke to some other americans who are playing a key role. >> reporter: a few miles from the front line, americans treat critically injured iraqis. this woman was hit by shrapnel from an isis mortar, and she's
losing blood quickly. they need to stop it to save her life. the next ambulance brings in an iraqi policeman. he has a gunshot wound to his shoulder. kyle flair is normally a critical care nurse in santa barbara, california. he's taken vacation to come to the war zone. >> it's scary. the adrenaline is at its max and its peak, but everything gives way when we do what we're trained to do. >> is it taking a toll on you? >> it is. it's traumatizing, the things i'm seeing. a lifeless girl in my hands and having to see -- pronounce her dead. >> they're called new york city medics and they've been sending them to natural disasters for over a decade, but this is the first time they've come to an
armed conflict. >> excuse me. >> they're on call 24 hours because this war never stops. this time it's an iraqi soldier hit in the eye by shrapnel. another man has serious brain injuries and there's nothing they can do. kathy, group's team leader, hello his hand as he passed away. >> i don't know if he knew i was there or he knew i was holding his hand or felt anything, but i didn't want him to be alone. >> reporter: seeing this war has changed her, she told us. >> they're moms and dads and daughters and sons and sustrs and brothers. they're just like us, and i just wish the world really could understand that the way i do now, yeah. >> reporter: holly williams, cbs news, mosul. >> well, they're doing some
heroic work. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we go to tokyo where secretary of state rex tillerson started a three-day tour of asia. plus, we'll take you to a maneuver theater that's added a jungle gym for kids to bring families back to the big screen. and "grey's anatomy" star jesse williams is in studio 57. that's it for "morning news." thanks for watching. i even anne-marie green. i even anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
well, hundreds of people in the region are still in the dark, and the cold, we will tell you just how soon some may have their power restored, after outages sparked by this week's winter weather. halted again, a federal judge stops president trump's new travel ban after hawaii objects, what the state said it took issue with and the president's response. it is time to dance, villanova's getting ready for their first dance in the ncaa tournament see how cats are even with the pressure to repeat as champs. we will hear from coach jay wright ahead of the game. today is thursday march 6th event, i'm jim donovan. i'm rahel solomon. all that plus reason two philadelphia landmarks shut their doors but first a check of the chilly forecast with e