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>> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ >> ♪ good morning. it is tuesday, june 27th, 2017. welcome to cbs this morning. the white house says it has evidence the syrian government is planning to use more chemical weapons on its own people. it warned al-assad that he and hid military will pay a heavy price for any gas attack. >> another senate republican says no to the latest health care bill after the new e finds it would leave 22 million more people without insurance. how it will affect your coverage. and americans are having more dangerous reactions to cosmetics. we'll show you which products to watch out for. and we're in alaska where two deadly bear attacks are impacting the summer season.
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but today we we again as we start with today's eye opener. >> mr. assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons he and his military will pay a heavy price. the white house issues a stern warning to syria. >> cbo's report makes clear, this bill is every bit as mean as the house bill. >> i've not committed to voting for this bill but i do think it needs to be addressed fairly. >> the cbo score did not help. >> we will destroy radical islamic terrorists. >> the white house taking a victory lap. the supreme court ruling part of president trump's travel ban can go into effect. >> i hope they'll act with clari clarity. >> hot dry winds are fanning flames in the west. >> wildfires now burning from oregon to texas. >> the flames have been shooting up high, fierce and ferocious.
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>> president trump playing host to the white house for the prime minister of india. see what happened when both men met for the first time. they hug it out. >> president obama and his family were spotted cooling down on a river rafting trip during their vacation in indonesia. >> all that and monday night raw. what a show they put on. >> and these hysterical moments -- >> and all that matters. >> nba, the league hosting its first ever nba award show. >> russell westbrook won his first mvp. >> on cbs this morning. >> i don't know if you knew this but i was in russia last week. you know who did know i was in russia? russian intelligence. hard core fans evidently followed me everywhere. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota, let's go
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places. welcome to cbs this morning. the trump administration says it has evidence that syria's president al-assad is preparing another deadly chemical weapons attack on his own people. >> the white house issued a warning last night saying if mr. assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons he and his military will pay a heavy price. >> in april you may recall the u.s. fired cruise missiles at an air base after a gas attack killed nearly 80 civilians. >> reporter: the white house has provided no specific evidence of the preparations it said are underway and similar to those carried out right before an april chemical attack that killed more than 80 people. but president trump issued an extraordinary warning to the assad regime.
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the last time the trump administration learned of a chemical weapons attack on syrian civilians, 59 cruise missiles each with a 1,000 pound war head were shot at a syrian airfield and more than a dozen war planes. dozens of people including children choked on toxic nerve gas. the white house warns a similar atrocity may be imminent saying it quote, identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack by the assad regime that would likely result in the mass murder of civilians including innocent children. >> no child of god should ever suffer such horror. >> reporter: at the time president trump said the images of dying babies moved him to action. tensions have escalated in recent weeks. the u.s. has bombed iranian backed myly shas three times.
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their top diplomat spoke with secretary of state rex tillerson yesterday about preventing another military attack. >> the final outcome in our view does not provide for a role for the assad -- for assad or for the assad family in the future governance of syria. >> reporter: haley also raised the stakes posting on twitter that any further attacks will be blamed on assad but also on russia and i ran who support him killing his own people. >> reporter: the kremlin called those threats unacceptable and the assad regime continues to deny that it ever has or will be undertaking a chemical attack. now, charlie, the united nations security council meets today to discuss further action on syria. >> thanks. the white house says voters should not trust a new report on
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the senate republican's health care bill. it estimates 22 million more people will be uninsured by 2026. that convinced another republican to vote no. senate leaders can only afford to lose two gop votes. nancy is on capitol hill. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. and because of that growing gop opposition, the bill may now not come up for a vote this week as planned. several of those republicans are saying that they will block attempts by gop leaders to bring the bill to the floor as early as today. they view those cbo numbers as proof that this legislation needs a lot more work. >> i think if you were on the fence about the bill, the cbo score did not help. >> reporter: lindsey graham was sounding pessimistic last night and he's likely to vote yes.
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his colleague susan collins announced she's a no. tweeting 22 million people lose insurance? one in five residents in her state is on medicaid. according to the cbo report the gop steep medicaid cuts would force enrollment down by 15 million americans over ten years reducing the federal deficit by $321 billion. many republicans say that's a good thing. >> these programs are growing at an unsustainable rate. >> reporter: as for the americans in the individual market average premiums would be about 20% lower than under obamacare. but some americans would receive smaller tax credits meaning many would end up with higher out of pocket spending on health care. hit hardest would be older middle income americans. a 64-year-old making roughly $60,000 a year would go from paying about $4,000 a year to 16,000 by 2026. >> no matter how the bill changes around the edges, it is
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fundamentally rotten at the center. >> reporter: the cbo estimates that under the gop plan 15 million people would drop off coverage next year primarily because obamacare's penalty for not having insurance would be eliminated. gop supporters argue the government shouldn't force people to buy insurance anyway. >> that's not denying somebody coverage. that's a choice by them to drop coverage they already have because they don't have to pay a fine. >> reporter: this bill would temporarily be a setback for the white house which is slamming the cba saying the nonpartisan auf office has a history of inaccuracy. the president has been working the phones and the vice president is sitting down for dinner with four of them tonight. >> all right. thank you so much. the trump administration is getting ready to put its temporary travel ban in place. it will stop most visits from six mainly muslim countries for 90 days. the supreme court yesterday threw out lower court orders
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blocking the ban. the president called it a quote, great day for america's future security and safety. jan crawford is outside the supreme court this morning. >> reporter: president trump has been slapped down at every time but the justices get the last word and yesterday they all agreed to allow at least part of his travel ban. so in the next few days the government will stop denying visas to certain travelers from those six countries considered safe havens for terrorism. >> we will destroy radical islamic terrorism. >> reporter: president trump reaffirmed his commitment to national security during a visit by the indian prime minister. the inside opinion announced by chief justice john roberts said preserving national security is an urgent objective of the highest order. it's a unanimous rebuke to federal appeals courts that
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halted the ban nationwide after those courts found it violated federal law and amounted to unconstitutional religious discrimination against muslims. reaction from immigrants rights groups was swift. >> this muslim and refugee ban is unjust. it is un-american. and we will continue to fight it in the courts and in the streets. >> this is kind of a slap to the face of muslims around the country, and even around the world. >> reporter: but the court stopped short of allowing the president's full ban to take effect saying it would not apply to immigrants who have a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the united states such as a close family member or a position at an american company or university. >> i think it's premature to call this, you know, a victory or a nonvictory. >> reporter: attorney general doug chin who fought against the ban called that provision a partial win, but said his state could still be negatively affected. >> anybody outside of the united states who's watching everything
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that's happened, there's no question, you know, this -- that what has happened has created a chilling effect. >> reporter: the justices scheduled arguments for october but the administration had originally said it needed this travel ban while it reviewed immigration vetting procedures so by then the whole case could be moot. the white house has nominated christopher wray to replace james comey who was fired last month. wray was an assistant attorney general under president george w. bush. in a statement wray said he's honored and humbled to be nominated. he promised quote, complete commitment to protecting our country and upholding our constitution and laws. firefighters are southern utah are battling an unprecedented wildfire this time of year. the brian head fire has burned at least 13 homes. it covers more than 71 square miles. that is large e than washington,
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d.c. the fire is one of dozens burning across the southwest. jamie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. firefighters, 1,400 of them are doing everything in their power to try to get this fire under control. they're even using bulldozers to try to draw fire lines around the worst part of this blaze, but right now the fire is only 9% contained. that's because on monday they faced severe weather conditions like low humidity, high winds and extreme heat. that forced more evacuations to the north of this fire. today the weather should be a little bit better, but many are worried it just can't contend with this extreme fire season. officials say they've never seen anything like this, a wind fuelled fire covering so much ground so quickly, so early in the fire season. >> what's the worst case scenario with this fire? >> the worst case scenario is if the weather conditions continue as they are and that's very
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windy. >> reporter: red flag warnings are in place for the next few days meaning the dangerous fire conditions will continue. >> it's been a wind driven fire from the very beginning. winds up to 30 miles per hour, gusts everyone higher than that and when wind is pushing a fire at that kind of speed it's difficult to get out in front of it by the firefighters. >> reporter: minu >> reporter: more than 1,500 people have been forced to evacuate. >> if the cabin burns we'll deal with it and rebuild it but you can't replace a life. >> reporter: firefighters many t -- in the east are also battling a fire that burned 1,500 acres and in southern california the mercury hit close to 100 degrees when a wildfire broke out near palm springs, closing down a highway and prompting an evacuation warning for two mountain communities. firefighters in utah don't
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expect to contain this fire until mid july. this is unusual because it is so early in the season. >> it is. normally it would probably be more like in august. so it's pretty unprecedented to see this kind of fire activity and behavior. >> reporter: this fire began by someone using a blow torch to burn weeds. we don't know who that person is or if they'll face any charges. so far the cost to fight this fire is at $7 million. >> all right. thank you so much. the former coowner of a massachusetts compounding pharmacy has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison for his role in a deadly meningitis outbreak. he was head pharmacist of the new england compounding center at the time of the 2012 outbreak. 64 people died nationwide and hundreds of others became sick. jim axel rod has been following this story from the very beginning. >> reporter: in march he was convicted on conspiracy and fraud charges, but not on acts of second degree murder related
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to racketeering. however, the way the judge handled the verdict may have allowed him to escape a much harsher sentence, something that has angered the families who lost loved ones in this case. >> the nine years is absolutely nothing compared to what me and my children will endure for the rest of our lives. >> reporter: sharon's husband died after receiving a contaminated steroid shot daryl lost his father. >> he was our foundation. >> reporter: she survived but says she still suffers from the effects of the tainted shots. >> i can't go out and enjoy myself because i'm sick all the time. >> reporter: barry left court after the sentencing without saying a word. >> do you think it was a fair sentence? >> reporter: but inside he had made a tearful apology to those affected saying i am so sorry for your ex- trootraordinary lo. >> i think nobody could hear those statements without being
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moved to tears. many of us were. >> reporter: the u.s. attorney's office was also hoping for a loer longer punishment urging the judge to give 35 years. the final verdict form revealed the jury was split on multiple charges including the more serious acts of second degree murder. typically that would prompt the judge to send them back for more deliberations. the judge did not question the numbers on the form. the jury affirmed the verdict and the case was closed. >> i believe that justice has failed the victims. i really do. >> reporter: the victims' families tell us they feel like the judge robbed them of not only a longer sentence for him but they also feel robbed of the justice in hearing the word guilty in relation to the deaths of their loved ones. >> tough for those families. >> you can clearly see and hear their pain.
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this morning the u.s. navy honored the sailors killed in the uss fitzgerald collision off japan. a sailor played taps in front of the uss fitzgerald at a naval base. seven sailors were killed earlier this month when a cargo ship hit the destroyer. families and u.s. military officials attended the service. police are searching for three of the four people who attacked two tourists in new orleans. investigators released surveillance video showing the suspects beating and robbing the men in the city's french quarter saturday night. the victims were visiting from boston for a unitarian religious conference. one now remains in critical condition. police say the alleged ring leader de-juan paul turned
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himself in yesterday. roundup may have to carry a label in california saying that it can cause cancer. roundup is one of the world's most popular weed killers. california regulators say its main ingredients will be placed on the list of cancerous chemicals. we will continue to aggressively challenge this improper decision. regulators hit google this morning with a record setting fine. the search giant may have to pay more than $2.7 billion for breaking european anti trust laws. they say it abused the regulations. this morning's order gives them 90 days to stop or face additional fines. google says it is only trying to help customers find what they want and is considering an
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a spike in deadly bear attacks is spreading fear in a state popular with tourists. >> we're in alaska's bear country. two highly unusual and fatal predatory black bear attacks in alaska in two days. we're on the trail where a 16-year-old boy was killed. i'm jeff glor. coming up on cbs this morning, how the states, locals and tourists are reacting. cindy, you don't even have a dress. no dress. ♪ uh-uh, you're not going anywhere in those rags. ♪
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dali's remains beunearthed after his death. >> tomorrow, the cofounder of lyft shares how the company has been growing and avoiding controversy. i'm john black stone in san francisco and i'm hailing a ride with the ride sharing giant lyft, but what if you called for a lyft ride and the driver turned out to be the company's cofounder? john zimmer.
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you get in and you go for a ride. that's what >> good morning, i'm jim donovan, there is now $20,000 reward for information on deadly stabbing in north philadelphia. thirty-three year old debra gulver was attack and stabbed in rayburn park near 21st and lehigh early saturday morning. the park is behind dobbins high school. police want to talk to two men who called 911, and were caught on security camera about that time. let's turn to katie for a look at today's forecast. >> jim, all-in-all, today looks like ending up pretty nights day. do have pretty pleasant beach weather for you, as well, did have across the central beach towns, little wet wet their rolled on through, right now, things are nice and quiet here outside beach patrol headquarters in margate sit. and everywhere else for that matter, you have some clouds granted but prom i cents to be pretty decent day. low 80s continuing into
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tomorrow. just watch for spotty shower or storm later this afternoon or evening, again, tomorrow looks beautiful, thursday starts as the warming trends to say the least, couple every days here coming up in the 90s. >> i she right on friday, too, katie, thank you so muchment looking outside right now, we have accident throughout will slow you down little bit in the king of prussia area. schuylkill westbound 202 pulled off to the right lane, it was blocking the actual right lane, that looks like it is now moved out of the way, but you have some significant backups, extending all the way to gulph mills, if i were you i would give yourself extra 45 minute or so, plus, accident pa turnpike eastbound ramp, delaware valley partially blocked, jim? >> thank you shall meisha, next update clock five, a up next on cbs this morning, alaska on alert after two deadly black bear attacks in
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after the white house announced cameras would be banned from press briefings cnn recently sent a sketch artist. but that was not the only artist that was sent there. six flags sent a artist. here's spicer finding out about donald trump's latest tweet and -- >> they do conferences differently these days. everybody is adjusting. the chemistry between president trump and india's prime minister was on display at the white house. the two leaders shared a warm hug yesterday in the rose garden. >> that's right. mr. trump declared himself a true friend of india. he said relations between the
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world's two largest democracies have never been better. both men spoke about the need to fight terrorism and there was one point of tension. president trump demanded fewer barriers for american companies exporting to india. >> here's a look at some of the other headlines. the denver post says the supreme court will hear the case of a baker who refused to make a gay couple's wedding cake. the colorado man says he is a cake artist and should not be forced to violate his religious believes. the couple said businesses should not discriminate. lower courts sided with them. usa today reports that amtrak tapped former delta airlines ceo to become its new president and executive. amtrak has seen a string of derailments and other indianapolis dent incidents. bloomberg reports that waymo has reached an agreement for
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avis to manage its self-driving cars. waymo is unit of alphabet, google's parent company. avis will service and store waymo's chrysler, pacifica, minivans and the partnership is the first major deal involving oversight of driverless car fleets. the wall street journal says puerto rico is for sale. it is now preparing to seek bid from private companies to run services. private companies would reportedly operate or improve puerto rico's sea ports, airports and a passenger ferry. also student housing and parking spaces. the goal is to attract $5 billion in investment and bring 100,000 jobs to the island. >> are you in the market for an island. >> yes, i would like that very much. >> puerto rico is a great place. >> i think so too. lovely hotels and beaches. >> i'll call somebody. >> tell her, please? >> well, we do know people.
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and the new york times says american donations to a malaria fight have saved the lives of nearly two million african children. researchers reviewed an anti malaria program started by president bush. the death rates among children under five were 16% lower than in countries that do not receive the aid. the son of a former major league baseball player is phygoing fighting for his life. the 15-year-old started bleeding heavy after being hit by a baseball. doctors discovered his injuries were much more severe than originally thought. jason is the son of keith lockhart. the teenager is due to undergo more surgery. good morning, manuel. >> reporter: according to his
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sister jason lockhart was placed on life support friday. doctors did that to keep his movements to a minimum and try to prevent any further bleeding but his planned surgery yesterday was postponed because his body was apparently responding slower than expected. >> jason lockhart broke his nose in what seems to have been a freak accident. while running to home plate, lockhart was struck in the face by a baseball. the catcher was throwing it to the pitcher to tag him out. that was june 17th. two days later during a followup visit his nose began bleeding uncontrol mu uncontru uncontrol lably. it's possible lockhart was bleeding long before it was detected. >> the bleeding doesn't show up inside the head till days to a week later. >> reporter: last tuesday surgeons stitched a laceration inside lockhart's nose. when that failed to stop the bleeding he underwent several more procedures.
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according to his sister sydney because minimal movements could trigger bleeding they decided to put him on life support. surgeons blocked arteries and the family was told that none of the blood was coming from lockhart's brain. >> you worry that there will be a slow bleed in the brain, but the ct scan should have showed that. >> reporter: keith lockhart played for the braves from 1997 to 20002. following his son's surgery lockhart tweeted we are all encouraged about today. >> reporter: sydney lockhart reports there has been no additional bleeding since that operation and surgeons here are hoping to confirm that with a procedure this morning. she told cbs this morning her family has been amazed by the outpouring of love and urged people to keep praying for her
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brother. >> we will keep praying. thank you so much. surrealist master salvador dali is now at the center of a paternity lawsuit. a judge ordered the remains to be dug up. this is decades after his death. a woman who claims to be his daughter wants to see if dali's dna is a match. elizabeth palmer is in london with a case that could be worth millions of dollars. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, of course we'll never know what dali himself might have thought of this bizarre surrealist you could say court order. would he have been horrified or maybe delighted. after all, he made a career as the great master of surrealism in 20th century art. and grew famous and rich. >> lost two things in life. one is my wife, and the second,
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money. >> reporter: he married gala a russian teacher and their relationship too had its surreal side. they never had children, gala had other lovers and for years they lived apart with dali only visiting upon written invitation. dali lived and breathed surrealism. >> at the basis of his ideas are as he puts it cauliflowers and rhinohorns. >> reporter: his devotion to gala was in fact really real. >> we never make love to another woman but gala. >> reporter: bring satisfaction at least to
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my mother. she claims her claim isn't about dali's estate. at auction his paintings stretched strat foric prices. their sculpture at a world famous museum dedicated to the man who today we might call the grandfather of performance art. so what to make of abel's claim? inspied spite of a slew of beautiful models surreal as it sounds dali vowed he was 100% faithful. now, science could disprove that but it may not get a chance because the dali estate says it's going to fight this exhume >> it will be interesting to see what happens. >> an affair with a nanny.
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that's so unusual. >> i can't think of another dpamp example. oh, wait, maybe. people are high alert in alaska after a recent increase in bear attacks. ahead, we'll take you to anchorage where the deadly encounters are impacting tourists. and john mcenroe opens up about his new book and his critique of serena williams. she's talking back too. >> she has some things to say to dear sir john. john mcenroe will be here in studio 57. you're watching cbs this morning. we'll be right back. what is this? a vanilla bean? mmm! breyers the good vanilla. we use non-gmo sourced ingredients in some of america's favorite flavors. mmm!
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what's increased the number of bear attacks. they've increased in the last six months. jeff glor is in anchorage near the scene of one of the latest
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deadly attacks. jeff, good morning. >> reporter: gayle, good morning. there hadn't been a fatal bear mauling in the state park here sin since 1995. many people are steering clear just as the busy summer tourist season arrives. a big race scheduled for alaska in july has been cancelled. they're one of the biggest draws in the nation's biggest states, but now, bear country is getting unsettling attention. on june 18th, 16-year-old jack cooper was chased by a black bear after running a race in anchorage. he used his phone to tell his family what was happening but by the time he was found it was too late. just a day later southeast of fair banks a biological technician and newly wed named erin johnson was mauled and killed by a predatory black bear. this past weekend two separate brown bear attacks.
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both survived. >> reporter: this has people worried. >> you should have careful in bear country. >> reporter: he worked for 28 years at the alaska department of fish and game. we met him at bird ridge where jack cooper was killed. >> they've had two black bear attacks two days apart. only six predatory black bear attacks that i know of in history so all of a sudden to have two in the course of two days, it's a lightning strike. >> reporter: most bear attacks come from brown bears and they're typically defensive, moms protecting cubs. black bears stalking victims is almost unheard of. sarah leonard runs the alaska travel industry association. she is also a mom. >> you have a 13-year-old son. you're sending him on a hiking and camping trip. and you thought about it for a moment. >> knowing that it is so rare and these people did nothing wrong, i want my son to enjoy
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alaska. that's why we live here. >> reporter: much of america's black bear population live beyond the wilderness of alaska. >> i think a lot more black bears in the lower 48. people say if i live near a black bear, are they changing their behavior. >> the more people you have in an area, the more chances there's going to be a problem because there's just more people. >> reporter: is this us getting closer to them or them getting closer to us? >> well, it's both, but certainly black bear populations have been sort of expanding in the northeast. >> reporter: something people are going to have to get used to? >> i would argue that. if people want to have wild life they have to accept some risk. >> reporter: both black bears behind the predatory attacks were found and put down. the trail at bird ridge has since been reopened though people have been encouraged to carry bear spray which there has been a run on here recently. >> great to see you there.
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already light at 3:45 in the morning, huh? >> reporter: yeah, barely set. yeah. >> be careful, jeff glor. we want you to come back in one piece. >> stay away from black bears. >> a really great report to have him there in alaska. >> that's right. all right. how safe are your makeup and skin care products? ahead, a look at the new concerning and which products to watch out for. and why is former vice president biden sitting in this life guard chair? we'll
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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news." >> good morning, everyone being i'm jim donovan, there could be a millionaire watching right now, no one has claimed a winning powerball ticket, worth a million bucks, it was bought right here in philadelphia. the winning ticket was sold on saturday at variety store, on fifth street in olney. the tickets matched all five white balls, but not the powerball. so check those tickets. let's sends it over to katie for a look at today's forecast. >> morning, jim. we ended up with heavy thunderstorm rumbling through, those have long since moved on out. left with at the moment generally quiet weather, couple of stray straws, sprinkle here and there in kent county crossing delaware bay, all-in-all expecting partly sunny next couple of hours there is afternoon, evening, spotty showers, storms, will also fire up. just waiting for cold front to
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completely clear, tomorrow we rebounds to 81, beautiful looking day, then it starts to heat up in a big way by the weekends, meisha? >> thank you so. still pretty busy out there, right now talking congestion levels, but also have some problem areas, as women, disable vehicle, 59 south at allegheny avenue blocking center lane. hard to see it in the shot, but you can see how slow moving it is, overturned tractor-trailer, pa turnpike eastbound ramps, partially blocked there, 15 miles per hour and also 59 southbound between scutters falls bridge and 332, right lane block, until 3:00 p.m., jim. >> thank you meisha. next update 8:25, coming p. ment joh john mcenroe talks abot new memoir, accompanying controversy, i'm jim donovan, makes it a great day.
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it is tuesday, june 27th, 2017. welcome back to cbs this morning. ahead, the white house warning to syria's president. we have new information on possible plans for another chemical attack by the syrian regime. also how the details of the senate health care bill could affect your coverage. but first, here is today's eye opener at 8:00. the trump administration says it has evidence that syria's president is preparing another deadly chemical weapons attack. >> white house has provided no specific evidence, but president trump issued an extraordinary warning because of growing gop opposition the bill may now not come up for a vote this week as planned. president trump has been slapped down at every turn by
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the appeals court and the justices get the last word and they all agreed to allow at least part of his travel ban. >> firefighters are doing everything to try to get this fire under control. today the weather should be a little bit better but many are worried it can't contend with this extreme fire season. puerto rico is for sale. the island declared bankruptcy last month. >> are you in the market for an island? >> yes, i would like that. >> can you finance this for me, please? the ranger work is amazing. we say michael keeton, but you're not michael keeton. you have a real name you actually use and tell the people what it is. >> my real name is douglas. michael douglas. >> gets a laugh. i'm charlie rose with gayle
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king and norah o'donnell. the white house last night issued an extraordinary warning to the syria leader that says he will pay quote, a heavy price if he launches another chemical attack. a u.s. official says intelligence detected activity near the same syrian chemical weapons bunker connected to that deadly attack back in april. more than 80 people including children were killed. in response, the u.s. fired 59 cruise missiles at a syrian government air base. we're at the white house with more on this story. >> reporter: good morning. well, this ominous white house statement was issued late last night after u.s. intelligence detected activity around the airfield. that is the same location from which that deadly april chemical weapons attack was launched. now, according to what a u.s. official tells our own cbs news david martin there is activity
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around that bunker which was not destroyed during the u.s. strike due to fear at the time that it would spread the toxic material. the u.s. has also picked up increased communications by the syrian unit responsible for chemical weapons. however, it is not clear whether that is preparation for an attack or simply movement for another reason such as an inspection. u.s. diplomats tell me that they were caught offguard by the strong language that was used in this white house statement. however, this did come just hours after a tense phone call between russia's top diplomat and secretary of state rex tillerson. that extraordinary warning came following the call during which russia did confirm that preventing future chemical weapons attacks was a conversation point. lo lavrov said he was very frustrated at tlie u.s. military strikes against militias who are
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backing the assad regime. we do know later this morning president trump has plans to speak with france's leader macron and i am hearing from european diplomats that they are seeing very similar intelligence tracking what we just told you u.s. intelligence officials have seen and they will be discussing this on the call with trump. military activity and options have been a point of conversation in france as well. >> great reporting, thank you. let's now take a closer look at some of the numbers in the senate bill and how that legislation could affect your coverage because we're talking about this senate health care bill. it faces opposition after a congressional budget office report. we now know that at least six gop senators oppose the bill. right now there's not enough support to bring it to a vote. there was this nonpartisan cbo estimate that 22 million fewer
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people will have insurance with the new bill. >> and they also expect it would cut the deficit by $321 billion over the next decade and under obamacare a 21-year-old would pay $5,100 for a silver plan. a 64-year-old with the same income would pay $6,800. tax credits cover part of that cost. the senate plan would reduce the 21-year-old premiums but the 64-year-old would pay more than $20,000. the older person would receive no tax credit and could be charged up to five times more than a younger person. the white house says the cbo cannot accurately predict how health care legislation will impact insurance coverage. let's take a closer look at those senate numbers and how the legislation should affect your coverage. white house correspondent is with us from washington. good morning. so just after sharing with our viewers those numbers, i mean, what factors into how much
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someone pays for health care? >> two of the big factors are the subsidies and how much insurers can charge people who are older. as those charts illustrated really well insurance can now charge older people more for insurance. so a 64-year-old, someone in their 50s or 60s can now pay as much as five times a healthy person. at the same time the subsidies for people who are sort of upper, lower, middle income go down. so they don't get as much of a subsidy and a tax credit and that's what has these older lower income meshes feeling really -- bearing the biggest brunt of these changes. >> why the tax benefits for wealthy people? >> the larger republican ideology of cutting tax credits, you know, believing that fewer taxes is going to be better for economic growth, one of the dee principles driving republicans' desire to replace obamacare is to get rid of these taxes.
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>> now, the larger savings come from reductions in the medicaid spending and nearly 70 million americans really rely on medicaid so what does this mean for them, shannon? >> eventually millions of people will lose medicaid coverage according to the cbo estimate. the expansion will eventually be rolled back. it will be harder in the future to qualify for medicaid and hospitals and nursing homes and institutions that depend on those medicaid payments will eventually see cuts as this bill reduces how much money is give to state and how quickly it can grow. one of the things obamacare did was cover essential benefits. this bill does not. so how would this affect coverage? >> well, that's an excellent point. so now insurers do not have to provide these sort of basic services, you know, even doctors
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visits, prescription drug coverage which they didn't have to do before this law. so if you have an employee plan, you don't think this affects you, now your employer could provide you a really skinny basic plan that maybe doesn't even cover doctor's visits or prescription drug benefits or maternity care vaccines. your employer doesn't have to provide those thing to you which they had to under the affordable care act. >> how do you think it will hurt them, the people who supported them during the election? >> this really is in line for what republicans have been talking about for more than eight years. they were elected on that. i don't think anybody doubted their interest in repealing obamacare. but they also don't like entitlement so the cuts to the medicaid program which is something that, you know, a lot of supporters in red states benefit from, you know, the republicans view that as an
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entitlement and they feel the program has gotten too big, too expansive. it's government run health care. there's a lot of raes in the system and they're trying to bring it back to people who are disabled or pregnant women or children and not able-bodied adults. that's the republican ideology behind this. >> all right. a lot of discussion continues. tennis star serena williams fired back at controversial comments made by john mcenroe. williams said that she would be ranked about 700th on the men's circuit isn't based in fact, she says. well, john mcenroe is here to talk about his new book. we can't wait for him to come to the table. >> i can't wait
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>> you cannot be serious. that ball was on the line.
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chalk blew up. it was clearly in. >> john mcenroe's fiery outbursts on the tennis court earned him a reputation of one of the iconic and most controversial athletes in history. he spent 170 weeks as the sport's top player. since leaving the tour in 1992 he's become an outspoken tennis commentator. he's pursued a variety on and off the court. he discusses his struggle to reinvent himself after retirement with this new book. >> what's new? >> let's start with the elephant in the room. why was it necessary for you to say that serena couldn't beat the 700th player? >> as you know well enough, charlie, i've -- i respect
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serena, very much so, okay, and i was simply calling her on an npr which supposedly you -- you know, this is where you can say it like it is and you're going to get honest feedback. she's the greatest player -- female player that ever lived. then the lady said to me i don't remember which one, but she said, why did you say woman? why didn't you just say the greatest, you know, ten mnis player that ever lived? and then i felt the need, i probably needed to defend myself, which is say what i really felt is about what i think she would be. i think you're referring to the fact that i said she'd be about 700th in the world? i've got a solution. i think i -- >> i'm clutching the table right now. >> would you like to apologize? >> no, but i -- the offer is this because it seems in tennis unlike other sports that they're always asking about how women -- they always ask me how i would
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do. why isn't this old bag john mcenroe, how would he do against serena? i'm sure the men would be all for this, the men and women play together and then we don't have to guess. >> but john, you didn't answer charlie's question. >> what was it? you're right. i wasn't paying attention. it wasn't necessary. it was not necessary. >> you knew it would create -- >> i didn't know it would create controversy. >> you didn't. >> no. >> does bobby riggs mean anything to you? >> what do you think? charlie, you're a tennis guy, what do you think that serena williams would be ranked if she played in the men's game? >> she seemed pretty strong to me. >> okay. nobody can prove this. here's what she said. dear john, that's a nice way to start, i adore and respect you, but please, please keep me out of your statements if they are not factually based -- or that
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are not. they're not factually based. >> serena has a way with words. i've been in the room five different times with five of my kids were born. i don't want anything to go wrong with serena because she's pregnant. i don't want to upset her or whatever it was. i think she was doing it tongue in cheek as well and i think deep down we're talking about something -- i can't believe we're talking about it. >> john. >> but nonetheless, if you want to keep talking about it i'd be more than happy to. >> i actually do. men are stronger, men are faster, we all get that, but i think it sort of belittles what women do on the court and the fact that you ranked her 700. so my question to you is she won australia weeks pregnant. you ranked her at 700 on the men's. where would you put yourself? >> are you asking me at 58 years of age what i'd be ranked in the tour if i had to play best of
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five, which is what the men have to do at majors? >> yes. >> i would be currently about 1,200 in the world. i mean, i'm just -- i have a tennis academy where i lose to kids that are 16 or 17. you know, high school kids and i would lose to -- there's pros at -- 37 pros at my club. six or seven of whom on a bad day i would lose to and we could go on and on and i was the former number one player in the world. >> john north korea enrow is trying to get publicity for his book. that's secretly he wants to play sere serena. >> i never wanted to play serena. people always ask me about playing her. do they ask roger fedderer about playing her? >> let's get to the book. because we don't have much time. >> forget the book. okay? it's not in the book, this part. >> what is it you want us to take away from your story and understanding you?
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>> all right. in essence, hopefully that i'm trying to look at the glass half full even being battered by these same questions over and over and over again, but that hopefully with some perspective and life experiences and things that have happened to me that all in all i feel like i'm in a better place and i can share some of those with people. >> and your wife says you're in a better place. patty says you always wanted to be better at everything, a better father, a better person, a better human being and you say too that you've changed on the anger front. how so? >> well, it's a work in progress, but i think, you know, just -- when you started this segment it was when my most famous line, you cannot be serious. it's pathetic that's what we're still talking about but i think it's because i've become a slightly more bearable person to put up with and hopefully a nicer person and that was something that i went to, that
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was great at the time and i'm proud of that in its own ways. >> what could you have done to win more championships? >> i could have gone to australia the first six of my career for starters when i didn't play there at all. i trained hard, people say i didn't, but that's not fair or true. >> no apology to serena, really? >> i would be happy to apologize to serena if that makes you feel better. i think serena is incredible. boris grows mind-blowing coffee. and because we pay him a fair price, he improves his farm and invest in his community to make even better coffee. all for a smoother tasting cup. green mountain coffee. introducing colgate total advanced health mouthwash. just shake to activate its unique formula that removes 24x more bacteria. for a healthier mouth and a clean you can feel! try colgate total advanced health mouthwash. that goes beyond assuming beingredients are safe...ood
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>> live from cbs broadcast center in philadelphia. this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news." >> good morning, everyone, i'm jim donovan. today is national hiv testing day, and organization in south jersey making sure that folks are getting tested. today the new jersey area health education center is offering free hiv testing, at its headquarters on cooper street in camden. using -- you can get tested for free until 3:30 p.m. now, we turn to katie in the weather center today, jim ends up one of the days that features little bit of g, already, bright blue skies, sunshine, now nor cloud cover, storm scan3, handful of folks in cumberland, cape may counties getting hit with very light showers right now, and this isn't going to be all day event, waiting for the passage of frontal boundary to take place, and once it does we'll start to clear out. really won't be guaranteed until later tonight, currently we're in the mid 60s, generally region wide, little
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welcome back to cbs this morning. we ran short on time in our last half hour, so we said to john mcenroe, please stay, because your book is really good. it's very revealing about who you are, how you became who you became. and why. >> and why. >> the one thing that struck me is you really bond with artists and comedians. you can see how they do what they do because they're solitary out there. >> you go to an art show and people look at it and you hear these comments, a lot of them pretty tough at times and then i was oon the tennis court, played a lot of matches where people would come out saying you're a jerk. which they're apparently saying now about what i said about
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serena and i think going to a standup comedy place and lay it out there bare, at times i felt it out there. >> but you love this game. >> i do love it. i'm concerned it's not going in the right direction. i think that the game is not accessible, affordable enough. it's like the 1%, the rich are getting richer. i just disagree with the direction that we're headed generally, but specifically tennis, i mean, it's sort of like a microcosm. not enough kids can afford to play. it's not sexy enough. we've got to do more to get people on the court. >> you also said being angry on the court made you a better player. how? >> well, i got more intense and i dug a little deeper. maybe threw my opponents off a few times. i didn't do that deliberately. some people won't believe that. later on when it became abvous. >> you didn't play for the
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camera or the crowd? >> in the beginning it was me as a kid trying to change the sport and bring it to the masses the same way that people look at football and basketball, all the other games. they're not saying hello on the football field. >> who's the greatest player today? >> roger is the greatest and raf fa. i mean, i look at these guys, i mean, i admire roger but how much he loves it is what i really respect. >> but is it roger or -- >> my rankings would be roger, raffa, then i'd three pete sam pras in. he's the greatest fast court player. serena williams at five, and number six, you happy now? >> there really is no need to compare men and women.
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>> how come we always do it then in tennis and not other sports. go to the other sports and ask them how they would do or a boxer. >> like the wnba. >> well, that bobby riggs when he played billy jean king and he threw the match, but no, i'm kidding. >> if you had -- >> that's a whole other story. >> watch out tomorrow. >> i'll be back tomorrow at 8:15. >> if you hadn't have found tennis, what would it have been art or music? i love seeing a great piece of art is inspiring but it would have been awful nice to be a guitar player like keith richards and the rolling stones. >> you golf loved hanging out with them. >> i can't deny that. >> well, you guys are great at more than one thing and so you know, i'm thankful that i was good at one thing. thanks for having me a few more minutes.
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>> incredible to watch. >> thank you. i appreciate it. >> seriously is on sale now and going to be on the late show with stephen colbert. >> i thought i was busy but this guy just came back from russia an hour ago or something. >> all right. we'll be watching. the new york police department is working to show its softer side you could say with some of its newest cruisers. kris van cleave is in central park. one ride at a time. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you know whrks we talk about police cars, these turn heads when their lights and sirens are on. one doesn't have a siren it's a big reaction for something that's anything but. this isn't the cruiser you were expecting but the nation's biggest city is okay with that. so is officer donnie. >> you are probably driving the world's most smallest patrol
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car. >> yes, i am. it's the smallest and most compact but it's a good ride. >> a ride he uses to patrol central park. the smart car is intended for one officer only so no bad guys in here. they use it mostly for distriti writing and other things. >> i tell them i want to look inside. it's not as bad as you think. >> reporter: unlike the three wheeled scooter it's replacing it comes with air conditioning and air bags and costs six grand left. >> when you went to the staff and said, i want to add smart cars, what did they say? >> they said no. >> i
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i would call it neighborhood friendly it's disarming. it's kissable and huggable. >> the cruiser is proofing to be a hit, the public can't seem to get enough. >> what do you think of the consider? >> good. >> reporter: to the world's cutest police car, even you're kidding, right? but all these pictures are generating big-time social media buzz. the horses may be bigger but which is smarter? >> what do you think? >> it was cool. >> cool right? >> the kind of cool that makes a park full of strangers approach a police car and the officers. >> what's that like? you've got people coming up and taking pictures. >> yeah, it feels good. a lot of people come up to me and ask for pictures and it's always a good feeling. >> reporter: this police car does not respond to emergency calls and they're not to exceed 40 miles an hour in the car so it's not going to replace your
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bigger police cruisers but it is proving you can get very big things out of one very smart car. >> i'm sure the big cruisers will be around too. a lack love government oversight, a cosmetics and personal products more than doubled to nearly 1,600 complaints between 2015 and 2016 but that east estimated to be just a fraction of the actual number. our doctor joins us at the table to discuss. good to see you. >> good to see you. >> what reactions are you worried about? >> these are products that we probably all used this morning. hair care products, perfume, some very common ones. we used them every day for years. >> certain brands or -- >> it's basically this industry of cleansing, beautify occasion
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and changing our appearance. that's what we're talking about. there are about 396 adverse events reported every year and that probably is the tip of the iceberg because we know that research has shown that nearly less concern because there are really very minimal safety overnight. i think that's surprising that there's a lot of people. this jump that you talked about was primarily from three different product lines. hair care, skin care and tattoos and the complaints can range from allergic reactions and then longer term concerns about cancer, and other problems. >> is it pushed for more oversight? >> i think it needs to be on sonl level but there's no need for premarket safety approval. manufacturers don't need to report to the fda if there are complaints.
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there is no need to register products. there's no need to give them products. we wait until products arise and then they can investigate and they really don't recall product from the market. >> you would think that most people would use deodorant and hair care. is there something that we should look to buy sh. >> there are thousands of chemicals that make up all kinds of ingredients but manufacturers don't have to list the ingredients because they can be trade secrets or special formizatio formulatio formulations. >> pick products with the fewest ingredien ingredients. pick products with chemicals that are tried, tested over the years. and you also want to pick
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products that are dye free, preservative froee and if you have an issue i think the big reason for this letter was to say to report it. report it to the fda, the beforer. the fda has a website you can go to. you fill out on online form and the more data we have as the -- as the author said, if we can't measure it we can't manage it. that's what we need to do. >> thank you very much. you can find a link to the fda's adverse event reporting system on our website. that is cbs this and a rare inside view of the u.s. military shadowy drone war.
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for nearly a decade brett was one of an elite handful in the mull tear at the center of america's covert drone war. his special operations task force used drones to follow, capture and kill some of the world's deadliest terrorists. >> during one 14-month period they removed terrorists from the battlefield in iraq. led to the capture of more than
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400 enemy leaders. he has a new book called drone warrior. welcome to you, brett. >> thanks for having me. >> i want people to get a sense of you because here you are a freshman at the university of houston. 9/11 happens. you were planning to do other things with your life. and in november you're standing in front of a recruiter saying i got to get involved in this. >> absolutely. i feel like everyone else, 9/11 upended all of us and it was a wakeup call that there was so much more that i could do. i joined the army with the intent of doing everything i could and the best way i knew how to do that was to join the intelligence corps. >> and you can make decisions on who lives or who dies. >> i rose through the ranks fairly fast and i was given incredible responsibility to really essentially hunt down some of the world's most evil
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people so my job was specifically to choose these targets and then find them so they can be captured or killed. >> but there's a chain of command in terms of approval of those targets. >> at the levels we were a especially in the war zones, that delegation was brought to the lowest levels. if somebody like me was dealing with the politics of the decision making process of who should do what, then we weren't doing our job. >> you hauled the head of isis the smartest terrorist you've ever hunted. why do you say that? >> well, considering that despite the fact that he's one of the most evil human beings on the planet and i had to watch the terrible things that he did, we made him very paranoid. we were capturing, killing guys around him, you know, watching the things that he did on a daily basis and getting to understand the mind set of how he operated. the fact is for him to be able to stay alive after all the things that we did and the great men and women were in the
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positions i was against his organization, that taking a brilliant mind because when you're on our list it's a bad day. >> so how did he do it? >> there were some reports that baghdadi had been killed by the russians for a couple of weeks. and the baghdadi i know, he doesn't stay. he's not surrounded by all these people. he is moving constantly and we as a operational task force to go after him, we had to move like he did. so our organization was built in a way that could be as mobile as they were because you know, terrorists aren't taking the weekends off. >> and you're not the one that actually pulled the trigger but because of your intelligence, the unit you were with, you became desensitized to death even though you were not pulling the trigger. >> think about it. never before in the history in
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the world have we had so much nong about our enemy. with drone technology you see some terrible things these guys are doing but you also see the humanity in it. i see the isis leader that's, you know, driving his kids to the bus stop. a few hours later he's then driving a car into a marketplace to kill innocent people. it's hard to disconnect yourself from it. so it took years for me to do that. >> are they going to have access to the same kind of technology that we have so they can use its in the same way that we do? >> i think they use it a little better than us. they don't have to play by the same rules and that's why you're seeing isis weaponizing them in a way that is better than certain governments have the cape bltd to do. and especially now days when you see this gap closing between the u.s. government's top secret
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type drones and consumer drones it's kind of scary to think about all the things you can do with them now and isis, groups like that understand that very well. >> do you think we'll catch baghdadi? >> he's already dead, he just doesn't know it. it's just a matter of time. the u.s. government is out there hunting these guys down every single day and i think i want people to understand and talk to them about who was the next baghdadi. because he's finished but if we're in this business of reven revenge, we've lost the war. there's always going to be an organization or terrorist that hates americans and wants to fight us here on our soil. >> well, now he's off in the world. >> yeah. >> good for you. be right back. thank you.
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good morning, a date could be set today for civil lawsuit against bill cosby in the state of california. now, in this suit cosby accused every sexually assaulting a teenager at the playboy mansion more than 40 years ago. accuser judy said she was 15 at the time. the hearing comes less than two weeks after a pennsylvania jury dead-locked in a criminal sexual assault case against cosby. let's get the forecast for today, let's turn to kate. >> i good morning to you, jim, today ends up being one. days that features bit of variety pack, few showers around, sort of flanked the city right now, finding couple of showers here certainly on storm scan, seeing them, too, cape may county parts of atlantic county even cumberland, also up toward the poconos. so, it is not looking all that bad. not everywhere anyway.
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there is at least some break of that cloud cover for some sunshine, this is a live look at kutztown area middle school, out overlooking the farmland, and it looks real pleasant all-in-all. winds flow out of the south, more westerly as the day goes on, just waiting on cold front to cross. still spotty shower, thunderstorms, especially afternoon, evening, tomorrow looks gorgeous, thursday just as nice, little breezy, and certainly heating up, come friday, saturday, sunday, thaw, here we go, another stretch of days in the 90s, meisha? >> i'm looking that stretch. all right, katie, thank you so much for. that will looking outside right now, we still have problem spots out there. disable tractor-trailer 59 south near the vine, it is in the center median, it will be little slow moving right as you get past that, once you get past that, you free up just little bit. also, vehicle fire here, what it was, three vehicle accident, one caught on fire, bumper to bumper here. bensalem, give yourself extra 40, 45 minutes through the area, also overturned tractor-trailer pa turnpike
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eastbound ramps delaware valley partially blocked still out there, jim, over to you. >> thank you shall meisha. that's "eyewitness news" for us, join us for "eyewitness
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