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for this sunday. from the broadcast center in new yorkrkrk i captioning funded by cbs it's monday, april 3rd, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." hail, rain, and tornados sweep across the south, leaving at least two people dead and miles of damage. and in search is on for the missing after a mudslide kills more than 200 people. preparing for a showdown over the u.s. supreme court nominee. >> neil gorsuch will be confirmed this week. how that happens really depends on our democratic friends. and that sweet sound of victory. south carolina takes home their first ncaa women's basketball
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championship. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. severe weather hammering the southern u.s. and forcing people to take cover this morning. the worst of it was in louisiana where a tornado flipped a mobile home killing a mother and her 3-year-old daughter. the state is on alert. dmorning. >> good morning,ne it was an ef-1 tornado with 110-mile-per-hour winds responsible for the death of a mother and her young toddler. in vicksburg, mississippi, families were rescued overnight after being trapped in their
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homes. they carried out their pets and whatever else they could. >> oh, my gosh. that's across the ten tornados have been r more reported in the last 24 hours. heavy rains, high winds, and hail struck from texas to tennessee. louisiana was hit the hardest. in st. maarten parish a woman and her 3-year-old daughter were kill when their mobile home was demolished by a tornado. >> she was a happy baby. she loved animals. she was always severe thunders threat is now moving east and forecasters warn people in the stormcast to stay alert. louisiana's governor is warning residents that everyone should be on high alert for the storms and is urging people to stay off the roads. anne-marie? >> hena daniels here in new york. thank you so much, hena.
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meteorologist pam fwarner of our boston station wbz is tracking the storm. >> the severe thunderstorm threat threatens the east with moderate to severe storms across especially southern alabama. that's where we have the greatest risk for some tornados. high impact winds and damaging wind, high hail and flooding rain potential. here's the timing through monday morning, monday afternoon. the storm system marches across mississippi, alabama, toward the florida pan handle. lunch hour it's going to be in. thunderstorms pushing through atlanta, georgia. they push through to the south and east as well as the carolinas. monday evening will a soaking rain for that evening commute. they have flood watches up for at least monday's wh. 3 to 5 inches of soaking rain through monday garer for cbs ne
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in boston. rescuerscombia are in a dese against time after last week's deadly mudslide. more than 200 people include 40g children are dead and that number is expected to climb. mireya evidence. >> reporter: they're searching for survivors. this father is looking for his daughter louisa who's barely old enough to call out his name sheechls just wunl of the hundreds still missing. the streets of mocoa, colombia, were consumed by water friday night. heavy rain triggered the overflow of three rivers and the floodinging quickly turned into an avalanche of mud. aerials revealed the result. this woman's fd by the current.
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her husband unable to hold on tight enough. colombia's president juan manuel santos toured colombia and declared it a disaster zone. he said their hearts are with the families suffering and they're doing everything they can to help. more than a thousand troops are on the ground searching and recovering bodies. this has become mocoa's weeping wall where a list of the confirmed dead continues to grow, many of them young children. during his sunday blessing, pope francis thanked those helping in the rescue. and said he'd be praying for the victims of mocoa. colombia's attorney general has launched an investigation with 45 investigators on this case. he wants to make sure that corrective action is taken to prevelkt this from happening again, and that is extremely important right now because this area is expected to receive more
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rain in the next few days. mireya villarreal, los angeles. on to politics now and the third democratic senator says he'll back supreme court nominee neil gorsuch. he called him a qualified jurist, but senator john of montana said he'll vote know. republicans are expected to confirm gorsuch but only if they change long-standing rules. the senate committee is expected to advance the nomination today. an on "cbs this morning," ed o'keefe will have more. president trump's son-in-law jared kushner is visiting iraq. he's there with the joint chiefs of staff. no details were released but a senior administration official says kushner wants to see the situation in iraq for himself and show support for the
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country's government. the ranking democrat on the house panel investigating the trump campaign's alleged edge says they're throwing up a smoke screen. adam schiff said mr. trump is advancing claims about illegal wiretapping to distract from possible coordination with moscow. u.n. ambassador nikki haley said her colleagues from other countries are not concerned with the chatter. >> i will tell you we don't want other countries to interfere with our elections. we need to be strong on that and need to respond accordingly. >> she said they do want to talk about russia's influence in ukraine. police in charlotte, north carolina, have canceled the amber alert for an 11-year-old girl who was found safe. the girl was located in washington, d.c. they believe she was kidnapped after her grandparents who were her guardians were found dead inside their home yesterday. the girl's uncle is facing two murder charges.
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>> five more children have been released from the hospital after a failed carbon monoxide leak in southern michigan. it happened in the pool area in the quality inn suites in the town of niles killing a 13-year-old boy. two other children and a police officer were treated earlier. in sports now it's a dream finally realized for south carolina and its coach. >> it's a spectacular performance as south carolina has won the national championship. >> the gamecocks beat mississippi state last night in dallas for the school's first women's basketball title. it's a sweet victory for coach don staley who reached it three times but never won. join us starting at 9:20 eastern when gonzaga takes on north carolina in phoenix. and coming up on the "morning news," go it alone. president trump says he's ready to take action against north
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country.
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lexie thompson is shocked. after being hit with a four-stroke penalty by the lpga. a tv viewer told tournament officials that thompson had improperly placed a ball the day before. thompson forced the playoff but lost yesterday in california to so young yu. the boys are back in the big leagues across the country, but baseball is never out of season for one fan. brooks silva vargas looks at it. >> he pulled it out of the creek and he got it in his head to take a photo of the ball with every hall of famer. >> i had no concept seven years ago as to what this was going to mean, how long it was going to take. >> 37,000 miles so far by road and air has yelleded these 300
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of famers, but this is a little different. this sounds like something nobody's ever done before. >> last week carter visited the stadium. monte doesn't have a graveside but played at the field. >> hopefully they accept the ball when i'm done. i can say it. look. dad made that. >> brooks silva-braga, cbs news, patderson, new jersey. coming up on the "morning news" music winston mar sal less join us in their jazz collaboration. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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our top story this morning, a dangerous storm system is moving south -- rather moving across the south, threatening alabama and mississippi. overnight floodwaters trapped families in vicksburg, mississippi. a tornado overturned a trail eric killing a woman and her 3-year-old taught jeer brexit talks are expected to begin in coming weeks. prime minister theresa may formally began the separation process last week. mark phillips has more. >> a grave threatening dawn over london and a gray many say threatening future for britain. nine months after voting for it, the british handed the eu itself official demand for divorce.
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>> this is a historic moment for which there can be no turning back. >> reporter: theresa may's government and the eu now have two years to negotiate the terms of the divorce. he said it would not lead to a win/win outcome, but a lose/lose. people are trying o move the operation to ireland to stay in the eu trade zone that brexit will almost certainly take britain out of. and ceo michael kent says not just the little guys are hedging their bets. >> there's not a sin tax other company. every single person i talk to, board member, banker i talk to
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is thinking about this. >> reporter: those who campaigned promised an economic windfall. >> we had a johnson family christmas. that's how we got through the boxing day, i can tell you. >> reporter: his sister rachel argued to stay in europe. >> we have to do this thing now. it's completely crazy. it's crazy beyond your wildest nightmares, but it's happening. >> reporter: there are already signs this will be an expensive divorce and an acrimonious one. you want to leave, the eu is saying take your share of debt with you. the settlement bill for britain, about $60 billion. two years of argument lie ahead and no guarantee of a deal. mark phillips, cbs news, london. well, coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," some men's hair dyes may contain more of dangerous
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chemical compound than a can of lead paint. ahead, efforts to get it banned in the u.s. plus, "60 minutes" krontd lesley stahl shares the joys of being grandmother. and musicians wynton marsalis and john back teeth join us to share their 60 years of collaboration. 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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broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. well it is back to court for bill cosby this morning. his defense team and the prosecution argue over evidence that the comedian doesn't want at his trial. a tanker truck overturns on the atlantic city expressway spilling thousands of gallons every fuel and forcing a detour. meisha tells fuss commuters will get the all letter in time for rush hour. >> president trump's choice for the supreme court comes up for a vote before the senate judiciary committee. find out which senators from your state plan to filibuster the vote comes up in the full senate. today is monday april 3. good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. let's get your week start wad check on weather and traffic with katie and meisha. >> here we go, back at m


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