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without a license. captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, february 25th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." another day of dangerous weather. this time in the east. the powerful storm that swept through the gulf coast delivers deadly results along the atlantic coast. donald trump talks taxes. the billionaire mogul and republican front-runner explains why he hasn't yet released his income tax return. it's not just about privacy, but it's also about public safety. >> apple's ceo fires back at the fbi in the encryption battle. now could the tech giant be building software its own engineers can't hack?
facebook introduces new ways to express your feelings to your online friends. 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. at least eight people have been killed by a powerful fast moving storm system that swept from the gulf coast into the northeast. the system triggered a string of deadly tornadoes, strong winds, and drenching rain. last night, tornadoes killed at least four people in virginia where state of emergency has been declared. travel is affected all along the eastern seaboard. don champion is at new york's laguardia airport. >> good morning. >> reporter: more than 2,800 flights were cancelled at lagged alone yesterday and more than 300 flights were grounded yesterday. there was also some construction
the situation is far worse in places like virginia. as the dangerous storm system moves up the east coast, state police in waverly, virginia, combed through rubble with flashlights overnight. >> everything is destroyed. >> reporter: after a tornado ripped through the tiny farming down. >> look at that. see what happens? >> reporter: vincent donald survived. some of his neighbors did not. >> i see my friend, they say he died. disappeared. >> reporter: elsewhere in virginia, dozens of buildings were reduced to rubble. several reported tornadoes also touched down in pennsylvania and in the carolinas. this dairy farm was demolished in seconds. >> we are thankful we lost no animals and nobody was hurt so that was the main thing. >> reporter: the storm also brought heavy rain and strong winds to other parts of the east coast including in new york.
water. >> when the water is this high, it's scary because you don't know what is going to happen. >> reporter: powerful winds caused power outage in the northeast and those windy conditions are expected to stick around today before the sem moves storm moves out to sea. yesterday, at least 16 tornadoes were reported along the east coast. d.c. could get a warm up with temperatures into the 50s today. relief. don champion at new york's laguardia airport, thanks a lot, don. winter weather hammered illinois and indiana. over 200 crashes and more than a thousand flights were cancelled at chicago's main airports. winter storm warnings remain in lakes region. tonight could be the last chance for the republican presidential hopefuls to derail donald trump's bid to secure the party's nomination. the candidates debate tonight in texas.
in super tuesday's contest next week. 5 595 delegates are up for grab and more than half to win the nomination. trump holds 81 and the front-runner is taking aim at the democrat he might face in the general election. >> boy, oh, boy, she has become like a marshmallow. it's wonderful. man! >> reporter: trump zeroed in on hillary clinton's push to align herself with president obama in his first appearance since the big victory in the nevada caucuses, trump took questions from christian conservatives at pat robertson's university. he was put on the defensive by mitt romney. >> i think we have good reason to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. i think there is something there. either he is not anywhere near as wealthy as he says he is or
of taxes we would expect him to pay, or perhaps he hasn't been giving money to the vets or to the disabled. >> reporter: trump called romney a fool on twitter. but ended up talking about his taxes in an interview with cnn's anderson cooper. >> tax returns are very implicated. i have many, many companies. i have, you know, tremendously, i have a very complex system of taxes. and, frankly, i get ordered every single year. >> reporter: trump skipped the televised town hall on fox news but stopping his acent to the nomination. their common theme, most republicans still don't support trump. >> we are not going to allow the conservative movement to be defined by a nominee who isn't a conservative. we are probably going to see donald trump continue to win, but it's a matter of accumulating delegates and it's continuing to put one foot in front of the other. >> with fewer candidates, i think maybe there's a
going to happen, but a possibility people may actually start getting interested in the real solutions. >> the only campaign that can beat donald and the only is our campaign. >> super tuesday is even bigger for the democrats. 865 delegates will be on the line. but, first, is this saturday's south carolina primary. the latest poll shows clinton with a commanding lead. a large delegate count on super tuesday could give her an insurmountable lead. bernie sanders campaigned in oklahoma yesterday where 42 delegates are up for grabs. a twist in the growing political battle over replacing antonin scalia on supreme court. cbs news has confirmed the white house is considering nominating the republican governor for nevada, brian sandoval. he is a moderate former federal judge appointed by george w. bush but senate republicans continue to insist they will not consider any obama appointment.
that apple is working on making it impossible for the government to break into a locked iphone. "the new york times" reports apple engineers are working on the new security measure. the fbi wants apple to help it break into an iphone used by one of the san bernardino shooters. apple is refusing. tim cook told abc news, this is an uncomfortable position for apple to be in. >> to oppose your government on something doesn't feel good. and to oppose it on something where we are advocating for supposed to protect, it is incredibly ironic. >> cook says he is prepared to take apple's battle with the fbi to the supreme court. the united states is expected to submit to the u.n. security council a resolution to expand sanctions against north korea because of its latest
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scalia and an elite hunting group. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the washington post" reports that antonin scalia was among members of a secretive hunting fraternity when he died. the supreme court justice was staying at a remote texas ranch. some other members were a member of an austrian group founded in 1695. the miami herald have reported three pregnant florida women have the zika virus and say they contracted it with trips outside the united states. scientists think the virus may cause a serious birth defect. not guilty pleas were entered yesterday for the 16 defendants in a portland court. they are charged with conspiracy in the 41-day standoff last month. rick perry celebrated after being cleared of charges. the former texas governor took a
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hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. the president and first lady are joined by some of the brightest stars to pay tribute to legendary entertainer ray charles. it's all right now this little guy is non-stop. he's always hanging out with his friends. you've got to be prepared to sit at the edge of your seat and be ready to get up. there's no "deep couch sitting." definitely not good for my back. this is the part i really don't like right here. (doorbell) what's that? a package! it's a swiffer wetjet. it almost feels like it's moving itself. this is kind of fun. that comes from my floor? eww! this is deep couch sitting.
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a kentucky man learned how many different ways smoking a cigarette can be dangerous with your help. a cigarette explodes in his pockets and he runs outside and takes his pants off and eventually is doused with a fire extinguisher. he said he suffered third-degree burns. basketball players have the sudden cardiac death related to sports in the united states. the nba has released a study that looks at what is normal and what is not when it comes to athletes' hearts. omar villafranca reports. >> reporter: at 7'1", isaiah austin was built for basketball. after two standout years on the court for baylor university, he was heading for the 2014 nba draft. >> i was playing some of the best basketball of my life. >> reporter: but his dreams were
league doctors ran tests, including imaging of his heart. he had a genetic condition that leaves part of the aorta abnormally large and puts patients at risk of sudden cardiac death. >> accepting in that in life and health is more important than the game. >> reporter: researchers at university of medical center have released a new study that for the first time examines the hearts of nba players. >> we have provided a frame of reference that all physicians can use to help decide what is normal and what is abnormal. >> reporter: researchers analyze the echocardiograms of more than 500 nba players. >> the aorta route diameters actually reached a plateau. no matter how big you get, there
>> reporter: isaiah won't be able to play in the nba. >> i miss every day. it was my first love. >> reporter: he pours his competitive spirit into a new sport. you golf? >> i do, yeah. >> reporter: how are you? >> i'm actually pretty good. >> reporter: he uses his foundation to educate other athletes. omar villafranca, cbs news, waco, texas. a little girl in washington is getting support from around the world as she battles cancer. 3-year-old he will li walton has gone 17 surgeries since the tumor was discovered on her brain since a baby. she spent most of her life in the hospital so her mother put out a call a social media to bring post cards to eli and her. they have received as far away from belgium. >> she has the ability to experience every little place. >> reporter: her tumor is shrinking, which is good news.
news on "cbs this morning," johnson & johnson fighting back against the 71 million dollar verdict in a lawsuit over its talcum powder products. a look at the growth of start-up companies in the heartland. and usa goaltender hope solo joins us in the studio. that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. i'm anne-marie green.
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it is 4:30, 56 degrees on this thursday morning. already it's going to be mild today. windy as well and the chill returns tomorrow. i'm chris wragge. >> i'm mary calvi. welcome to cbs 2 news this morning. many are left cleaning up. >> fires erupting. this morning near 40,000 households are without power many in nassau county. >> 15,000 without power in new jersey. in new millford a free crashed into a--tree crashed into a home. >> and high winds knocked over a tractor trailer on the upper level of the george washington bridge.