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62 on friday, even warmer for the weekend. but i will say this for the weekend, you are going to see a cooler conditions right along the coast with a bit of a sea breeze setting in. that mean, i'll tell ya what, 70s your sunday into monday. get out there and enjoy it. a little sunscreen too. the uv forecast is up to a 6. >> all right, john, like to hear that. another check of news and weather coming up in 25 minutes. thanks for watching, i'm mary calvi. >> i'm chris wragge, "cbs this morning" is coming up next. have a great day. captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, april 14th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." a new cbs news poll reveals how voters across the country feel about donald trump.
manhattan to hear bernie sanders slam wall street. russian war planes simulate an attack on an american destroyer. overnight the kremlin defends the shut. >> kobe goes out scoring 60 points in the final game of his legendary career. wow! we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. it's a rigged system, folks. the republican system is a rigged system. and what it does is it allow the bosses to pick whoever they want. >> donald trump versus the rnc. >> the rules are not being changed. they are in writing and they are not all that complicated. >> do you think donald trump is voters? >> i was very glad this morning that i didn't find a horse's head in my bed. >> tonight bernie sanders and high stakes debate in new york city. >> our campaign today has the
russian fighter jets flew dangerously to a u.s. navy destroyer. bryant with a jumper. he's got it! >> kobe's final game would end an emotional night. >> unbelievable stuff tonight. >> he scored 60. >> 20 years of everybody the last night, they are like, don't pass it! ha, ha! >> president obama met budding inventors at the white house science fair. >> you could also use this for powerball. >> she got a dressed up daddy in a ping bk bola. >> that was on videotape the whole time. >> oh, no. >> it's official. number 73. the greatest regular season in nba history! >> i don't think this will ever be broken. >> the energy that was in the building was unbelievable. >> let's go get this championship! >> and all that matters. >> when i talk about new york values, what i'm talking about are the liberal democrats. >> new york values are american values.
>> on "cbs this morning." the lakers store started selling something called the 24 collection like this ledger kobe jackie for $5,000 or you could go nuts and buy this leather cap. it costs 48,000024! who would spend that much money on a hat? it even say make america great again on it! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places! welcome to "cbs this morning." donald trump cannot stop talking about a alleged plots to derail his presidential campaign. but a cbs news poll out this morning shows he is still leading the republican race. 42% of gop voters nationwide support trump. he is 13 points ahead of ted cruz, with john kasich still in
>> our poll also found republicans don't agree which candidate can unite the party. all three of them received at least 30% support. the new york "daily news" is backing kasich for the nomination. the paper's editorial board praises the ohio governor's quote, maturity and practicing that activism and said his two rivals would be quote disastrous as president. >> reporter: after several days spent accusing the republican party of allegedly rigging colorado's delegate selection process in favor of ted cruz, donald trump is now predicting that party bosses will poll a similar stunt when voters in pennsylvania head to the polls later this month. increasingly rnc chairman reince priebus says trump needs to do a better job of learning. outside the convention center, trump.
it away. >> reporter: inside, trump raised his voice arguing the delegates were stolen from him in colorado. >> the establishment and the people that shouldn't have this power took all of the power away from the voters. so the voters never got to vote. >> reporter: trump then clumsily tried to explain pennsylvania delegate rules and predicting more dark plotting against his campaign. >> i could win pennsylvania by a landslide and get 17 delegates and somebody else could get, like, 35 or 40 and they didn't each win, but they have connections into the machine. it's not right. >> reporter: not quite. pennsylvania's april 26th primary will award 71 delegates. 17 will be committed to vote for the statewide winner. but the 54 remaining will be individually elected, free to vote for whomever they want. >> the rules are simple. the way you get elected is you win a majority of the delegates in elections. >> reporter: ted cruz said trump is fighting history and is in
>> donald and his team, it's almost like they are subjects in a clinical course of psychology. >> reporter: perhaps reflecting trump's recent delegate setbacks more than a monthal ago trump was predicted to win the nomination and down 60% today. trump did his best on wednesday to pander to pennsylvania voters invoking the name of a deceived penn state football legend. >> i know a lot of about pennsylvania and it's great. how is joe paterno? we going to bring that back? right? how about -- how about that whole -- how about that whole deal? >> former penn state joe paterno died in 2012 on after he was filed for a lawsuit. not resurrecting the coach himself. >> i'm glad an explanation. you're like what did he just say? what?
had that reaction. table, major. good to have you here. the democratic candidates will debate tonight in new york after one of the biggest rallies of the campaign. bernie sanders spoke to some 27,000 people last night. park. a new poll shows hillary clinton leads sanders by ten points in new york 52% to 42%. nancy cordes is inside the navy brick land yard the site of >> reporter: good morning. this is a debate that sanders pushed for. he wanted a chance to go up against clinton on her home turf. in fact, her campaign headquarters is not even ten blocks from here. both of them go into tonight's debate, the last one on the schedule, with some scores to settle after the most confrontation week of the campaign. >> we have got a surprise for the establishment. >> reporter: in washington square park a mile from wall street, sanders tore into clinton's ties to top financial
>> if somebody gets paid 225,000 for a speech, it must be an unbelievably extraordinary speech. >> he was plaid in a jacket from the union. first he secured the endorsement of the transit workers union. 38,000 strong. then he joined hundreds of picketing verizon workers in brooklyn. >> they want to give their ceo $20 million a year! >> reporter: verizon ceo lowell mcadam said show me a company that has done more to invest in america, calling the senator's quote, uninformed views contemptible. sanders shot back i don't want
and their friends in a billionaire class. i welcome their contempt. clinton paid a visit to striking verizon workers and shaking hands five minutes and leaving without criticizing their employer. she spent more time at a nearby civil rights summit implying sanders has ignored a key voting block. >> if we are going to ask african-americans to vote for us, we cannot take you or your vote for granted. >> reporter: if it seems like these two candidates are spending the lion's share of their time here in new york city, instead of the rest of the state that is not your imagination. back in 2008 more than 50% of the vote in the democratic primary came from the five boroughs. whoever wins here next tuesday is likely to win the state's primary. russia says its war planes respected all safety rules when
destroyer in the baltic sea. the pentagon wednesday released dramatic video of the jets flying extremely close to the ship more than 30 times over two days. david martin is at the pentagon. >> reporter: good morning. the u.s. intends to file a diplomatic protest but russia made its point. it resent american forces operating close to russian territory and intends to push back. >> the bridge wing! below the bridge wing! >> reporter: russian planes rush by the u.s. navy destroyer low and fast over and over. pictures taken from on board the ship showed just how dangerously close they came during some of those passes. >> over the bow. right turn. over the bow. >> reporter: they were flying with the "uss donald cook" described as a simulated attack profile, although they carried no weapons under their wings. a total of 31 runs over two days. on monday, the cook was
flight operations in the baltic sea in international waters 70 miles off the coast of the russian enclave of kaliningrad. evelyn is a former policy expert for the pentagon. >> this is dangerous behavior. they are playing with fire here. i'm sure the u.s. ships and other nonrussian ships have been just as close in the past and even if they hadn't, again, they are in international waters. there is nothing provocative about what we are doing. unlike the russians, we actually telegraph transparentally what we are doing. >> reporter: a pair of russian attack jets through 20 passes on the ship on monday coming as close a thousand yards at an altitude of 100% feet and ignoring radio calls from the cook and enforcing the ship to cancel flight operations. on tuesday, a russian helicopter circled the cook taking photographs. then another pair of attack jets showed up and buzzed the cook 11 times. this time, coming within an estimated 30 feet of the ship. the latest and most striking in a series of incidents over the
>> so we clearly need to send a signal to the russians this is unacceptable and unprofessional and risky behavior. >> reporter: u.s. official believe the fly byes violated agreements signed in the 1970s with the soviet union and remains in effect today with russia and prohibit running simulated attack profiles against ships. the fbi has not found anything significant so far on the iphone of the san bernardino gunman. a law enforcement source tells cbs news that investigators are still looking for more information on the device. the fbi accessed the data without apple's help after a legal battle. the wife of former saints player will smith is opening up about the deadly shooting that killed her husband. yesterday, an attorney shared raquel smith's account to counter what he called lies answers factual distortions. the suspected shooter is behind bars and charged with murder.
apparent road rage killing. >> he actually stood over will smith's dead body, this is his wife had crawled away because she couldn't walk. was cowarded ago and hiding. >> reporter: the attorney thompson said he showed no remorse when he shot former super bowl champion will smith and his wife multiple times. surveillance photos before the shooting appeared to capture smith's tapping smith's hummer. smith said he drove away because he didn't see any damage. >> suddenly a hummer rammed up behind them and rammed their car and causing the back windshield of their suv to shatter. >> hayes was convicted. >> reporter: john fuller, hayes' attorney, insisted his client is unfairly prejudged and did not deliberately target the vehicle. >> it was an accident and
>> reporter: after the men got out of their cars, the attorney for smith's family said raquel tried to diffuse the situation. >> she was actually telling the shooter to leave us alone, you know, to go back to your car. we have children. >> reporter: hayes allegedly opened fire, striking her first. thompson said while smith had his own loaded gun, he never took it out of the compartment inside his car. but fuller insists at least one witness saw smith with the weapon. preliminary autopsy results showed seven bullets hit smith's back and one hit the left side of his chest. >> as far as the eight shots that mr. smith sustained, i will say again that mr. hayes is legally not guilty. >> reporter: a public viewing for the former new orleans saints player is planned for friday. for "cbs this morning," i'm manuel bojorquez. the cdc has finally confirmed the zika virus causes
health officials say babies have abnormally small heads and other brain defects. more than two dozen states have a type of mosquito that could spread the zika here. so far, there have been no cases of zika infections in the u.s. transmitted through mosquitoes but the white house calls the threat imminent. the golden state warriors have made nba history. >> it's official. number 73! the greatest record of a season in nba history now belongs to the 2016 golden state warriors. >> a great team. the warriors are the first team to win 73 regular season games after beating the memphis grizzlies last night. the win breaks the record set by michael jordan and the chicago bulls in 1996. during the game, steph curry became the first player to make 400 three-point shots in a season. >> wow! unbelievable. >> golden state will now prepare for the playoffs which begin this weekend. >> terrific.
i got another wow for you. kobe bryant capped off a legendary nba career with a remarkable farewell performance. >> put your hands together for kobe bryant. >> fans greeted the lakers guard last night with cheers. one final time. he put up, listen to this number. 60 points in his last nba game! ali leforce of cbs sports was at the game. lucky you! good morning! she is outside of staples center. >> reporter: good morning. it was quite a show. it was amazing to think that nearly five months ago, kobe bryant announced that this season would be his last. it has been a farewell tour full of ups and downs, emotionally and physically for kobe bryant but nothing compared to last night. his last night in laker purple and gold. he did not disappoint. >> bryant.
the jumper, he's got it! >> oh, my! >> reporter: if this is a retirement party, no one told kobe bryant. >> going to the basket. >> yes! >> reporter: playing with kids nearly half his age, the 37-year-old treated fans to a victory with a throwback performance the kind they have grown accustomed to over the years. . bryant dropped 60 points on 50 shots, blowing the roof off of a packed staples center and giving the lakers one final glimpse of a basketball icon. >> he is not only a great and unbelievable sports icon, but also he's the greatest to wear the purple and gold! >> reporter: the tributes were memorable and the arena overflowing with star power. why was it important for you to be here tonight? >> to say good-bye. >> reporter: all on hand to witness the end of an era. >> my heart and soul. and i gave everything i possibly
that's why i'm so comfortable walking away from it. game. >> it's just a marvel. >> reporter: after 20 seasons and five world championships, all with the lakers, bryant knew it was time to say good-bye. kobe, at what moment were you most emotional tonight? when did it really take you over? >> there were a lot of points there where i started getting emotional. you know, when we first ran out of the tunnel, you know, i catch myself, you know? okay, i'm putting on my jersey saying, this is the last time i'm putting on a jersey. >> reporter: bryant modeled his game off of his mentor. the iconic fade-away jumper. the unrivalled will to win and the game's buzzer-beaters. >> tonight was amazing display of hollywood and heart and good-bye and farewell. >> this was his gift to the city.
instead, he gave us the gift. >> reporter: one of my favorite things he said after the game was now his kids got a chance to see how he used to play and he does not have to tell them to look it up on youtube any longer. >> that is so awesome, alilie. >> magic johnson said the greatest moment he's ever seen in sports. >> really awesome. go kobe. speaking of awesome. some of these diamonds could disrupt the world's jewelry trade. can you tell which are natural
for over prescribinge inging opioids. >> did you write 335 prescription the week of january for more than 3,000 oxycodone pills? >> um. possibly. >> reporter: you don't know how many prescriptions you wrote? >> i don't. it may well be. >> ahead, jim axelrod investigates the deadly consequences. the news is back this morning right here on "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places.past 27 days, four men have outlasted authorities by making their getaway in a prius. this game ends now. to catch a prius, you've gotta be a prius. guys, what's that? oh, man.
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sound with a cycling workout. i'm dana jacobson. good morning, it's thursday, april 14th. sunny, beautiful day today. i'm chris wragge. john will have your forecast coming up in just a moment. but happening now, fast food workers on the march on the west side. they're holding nationwide strikes calling for a $15 an hour minimum wage across the
that follows minimum wage hike victories in new york, seattle, l.a. and san francisco. the fast food workers are being joined in their protests by many of the striking verizon workers. just five days left until new yorkers go to the polls. and tonight senator bernie sanders and hillary clinton debate in brooklyn on the gop side donald trump, senator ted cruz and governor john kasich are all expected tonight at the republican committee's annual gala in midtown. new information as the hunt continues for a serial robber in nassau county. he struck again last night. police say he targeted a carveel store in williston park. this surveillance video of the suspect was released last month. he's now wanted in 10 robberies since march 1st, including a half dozen holdups at dunkin' donuts shops. police say he follows a pattern, waiting to enter a store until no customers are inside. then pulls a large knife. there is now a $5,000 reward leading to his arrest and conviction. now let's get over to john for that forecast. john. >> thank you, chris. hi, everybody. beautiful sun awaiting for you,
44 in the city, and that's one of the warmer spots. we still have readings in the 20s, speonk at 28 right now. so through the hamptons all the way out to montauk you're in the 20s. very refreshing to start your day. five towns 37. 37 in chatham. freezing in freehold. it's chilly in springlake right now, but another winner later today. sun is in charge, beautiful finish, fabulous friday. as that high shifts off to the east, the wind around the that high will fill in from the south. we'll see another nice day on saturday and the numbers will be up. that said, though, a bit of a sea breeze develops, so we'll see more variation. it'll be cooler along the coast while we see the 70s sunday into monday. chris. >> okay, john. boy, it looks superb. i'm chris wragge. we're back with another local update in 25 minutes.
p>> look at him! oh, wow! >> he is a humanitarian too. >> i bet you george bush is jealous. >> yeah. i know! >> i wonder what kind of cake burton likes when you're a hundred? >> sweet cake. >> congratulations. sweet cake is right. butter cream icing. welcome back to "cbs this morning." norah is after my heart there. coming up, did a doctor make it too easy for people to get prescription painkillers? he is under investigation in the state with the highest rate of drug overdoses. jim axelrod talks to a man where many patient didn't go through private exams to get their drugs. some of these diamonds come from silicon valley. ahead, will they help put the biggest controversy in the world of jewelry on ice? time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports on a warning that five of the nation's largest banks are still too big to fail. the banks are jpmorgan chase and
and state street and bank of new york medicallyllon. >> "wall street journal" says the founder of the controversial blood company could be banned for failing to fix problems in a lab. federal regulators made a proposal to revoke the lab's license and prevent the owner from running a all about for two years. our houston affiliate khou reports on the ambush shooting. police say a deputy was shot six times from behind last night. he was wearing a bulletproof vest but one bullet lodged through his heart. he is in the hospital this morning. thousands of dollars were spent to scrub the internet of references to a pepper spraying incident.
sprayed student protesters who were sitting. newly released documents show the school paid consultants at least 175,000 to remove negative search results about the incident. uc davis said it work to ensure the reputation of the school. >> bloomberg news reports on people who eat fast food have more industrial chemicals in their body. a study reveals evidence of greater exposure to potentially dangerous phthalates. two were within a person's body within 24 hours of eating fast foot. they may leech into machines from workers gloves. changing how painkillers are prescribed. more than 14,000 americans died in 2014 from misuse and abuse of prescription opioids. jim axelrod began reporting on one doctor in west virginia who
almost every one of his patients. that physician is under investigation. now he is opening up about the controversy he faces. jim, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. west virginia's doctors have some of the highest opioid prescription rates in the country. writing 138 scripts for every 100 people. in the last three months, seven doctors in west virginia have had their licenses suspended or revoked, including the doctor who spoke with us. at the end of this narrow, unpaved pothole filled two-mile road, this doctor operates a cold country clinic. >> this is our class on diet. >> reporter: treating patients for pain. what percentage of your patients get prescriptions for oxycodone? >> nearly 100%. >> reporter: how many patients do you have? >> at any given time, 800 to a thousand active patients. >> reporter: one of west virginia's top ten prescribers
more than 40,000 prescriptions for oxycodone in the last two years. even he can't keep track of exactly how many prescriptions he writes. did you write 325 prescriptions the first week of january for more than 19,000 oxy ko don pills? oxycodone pills? >> possibly. >> reporter: you don't know how many prescriptions you wrote? >> i don't. i don't. it may well be. there is a lot of stress going on. >> reporter: the doctor hosts group sessions at his clinic where he explains his approach to treating disease and pain through changes in diet and behavior. >> more and more of these toxins are going to get through. >> reporter: after filling out a medical self-assessment, each patient pays 120 dollars in cash and at the end of each class, they are handed their prescriptions for pain meds. there are hardly ever private exams. >> there is very little we need
>> reporter: in other words, a conversation, confidential about my use of pain medication, that wouldn't occur in private? >> um. everyone is on the same pain medication. >> reporter: in the last two years, three of his patients have died after overdosing on a cocktail of pills, including oxycodone prescribed by kostinko along with pills pretty bad by other physicians. don't you have an obligation to talk to the other doctors, to make sure that cocktail isn't fatal? >> if the conversation would be productive, absolutely. >> reporter: well, the patient is dead. so how could the conversation be any less productive than what happened? >> there should be better communication between all physicians dealing with these drugs or just as not. >> reporter: robert kiknittal is a director of board of medicine.
one is an investigator. this is the state with the largest oxycodone abuse problem in the country? >> yes. >> reporter: sounds like you're saying this with a little bit of exasperation. >> we are overwhelmed. >> reporter: the state has suspended his license until the state investigates. he didn't hesitate in discussing one of the deaths with us. a woman who conferred with another doctor. do you bear any responsibility for that death? >> yes, i do. >> the board will rule on doctor costinko's license the next month. he is one of 16 doctors in west virginia who are under investigation right now for their prescription practices. >> are you surprised he accepted blame? >> well, his point was that he didn't know what kind of critical shape his patient was in. he wishes the hospital where she had been treated out reached out to him. i will say this.
overdoses in patients of doctor costinko being investigated right now. >> he had a couple humming moments to some of your questions. i'm surprised he talked to you at all. >> that makes two of us! >> you are that good, jim axelrod axelrod. >> let's take a moment to congratulate you and producer emily rand on your george polk award. >> thank you so much. >> you're very welcome. attorneys for a florida woman this morning blame her death on a defective takata air bag. patricia minski was injured in a minor crash in 2014. lawyers say the airbag caused her disability which led to her death. u.s. traffic regulators say about 85 million takata airbag inflators have not been recalled. the inflaters can explode and throw shrapnel into drivers and passengers. nearly 29 million other airbags are slated for replacement. worldwid, at least 11 people
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our growth chambers produce a rough diamond. >> reporter: they are making diamonds. jeremy shoals, chief of the diamond foundry show off some of what they create. >> for us, in just a few weeks, we produce a one carat stone with plasma and with chemistry. we are accelerating the very same processes that happen in the earth. >> reporter: to protect their secrets from the competition, the diamond foundry provided only glimpses of the machine at 10,000 degrees fahrenheit rearrange carbon atoms into precious gems. >> to the layperson, it would be very hard to see some of the differences. >> reporter: john king is chief quality officer of a gemological institute of america and he grades diamonds and says there is little difference between those mined from the earth and those grown in a machine. >> they are both diamonds. they have the same chemical properties. the same physical properties.
interest in items that have occurred naturally. >> reporter: which begs the question -- can a diamond made a laboratory ever satisfy one of advertising? >> a diamond is forever. >> reporter: the world's leading diamond producer told "cbs this morning" the finite nature of natural diamonds make them inherently valuable. synthetic diamonds can be mass produced and will not retain value over time. a parent company of retailers like kay and zale's say none of its stores carry lab diamonds. >> reporter: the ceo of diamond foundry suggests there is nothing romantic about the environmental damage caused by mining. >> this day and age, the mining of diamond does not make any sense. >> reporter: what people know about mine diamonds is that they were made deep in the earth over millions of years. they are very rare and that is why they are special.
the mining cartel just controls the piece of it. >> reporter: the diamond industry has been linked to human rights abuse in africa. >> give it to me. >> reporter: and was the inspiration behind the movie "blood diamond." >> in america, bling, bling, but out here, bang bang. >> reporter: when star leonardo dicaprio heard about this, he became an early investor. >> we want a transparent choice in an industry that hasn't had it. >> reporter: but whether diamonds are coming from the earth or silicon valley, don't expect a bargain. foundry diamonds only cost about 15% less opinion for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, san francisco. >> just shows they can do just about everything in silicon valley. what do you think? >> i think it's nice to have an option. i personally can't tell the difference. can you, charlie? >> no. >> i'm with you. i can't tell. >> no. >> we have both kind of diamonds here apparently.
>> girl's best friend. >> that's right. >> do you want to point out which is the real one? >> i don't know the difference. >> tony has it here. he says these. >> these are all real the one in the band and they are very pretty. >> they are all pretty. >> indeed. >> president obama is blowing bubbles for the sake of science. ahead, why he asked one of the wizes at the white house science fair for help. >> a technology that gives a
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the concrete is not from the van wyck and appears to have been dumped there. now let's get over to john elliot to talk about that forecast. johnny. >> such a beautiful day, just scanning the skies, great day for a birthday. just ask our own beloved gary zimmerman, engineer who just turned 29 today here at the cbs broadcast center. 45 in the city right now. we've got the 30s still circling the city. it's a chilly way to start the day, but a big ridge of high pressure keeps us high and dry. uv forecast is a 6. if you're going to be out there enjoying, make sure you have the sunscreen on. you can still get a burn in this kind of weather. 60 taw, that's in the city, cooler to the east, maybe a degree or 2 warmer. don't forget, another chilly one tonight. the warmup continues, though, into the weekend. >> okay, john, thanks so much. i'm chris wragge. we are back with another local
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once called crazy and second rate. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. an increasingly exasperateded rnc chairman reince priebus says the rules have not changed and trump needs to learn the rules. >> a chance for bernie sanders to go up against clinton on her home turf. >> american operations operating close to russian territory. >> what percentage of your patients get prescriptions for oxycodone? >> nearly 100%. >> i'm surprised he talked to you at all. >> that makes two of us. >> golden state warriors have made nba history. >> it's official. number 73. >> wow! >> definitely. >> unbelievable. >> i got another wow for you. kobe bryant capped off a legendary nba career with a remarkable farewell performance. he put up. listen to this number.
>> it's a farewell tour with ups and downs. >> it's a kobe bryant retirement party. the rest of the team retired a few months ago. >> when donald trump is working during the day he'll shout this out to one of the young ladies in the office for them to send. well, that explains this one. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by liberty mutual insurance. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. >> that is good. nobody wants to be out of toilet paper. i don't care who you are! that is good! >> with that comment, we begin with the news. >> okay. a brooklyn debate stage is the new battlefield tonight for the war of words between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. the latest new york poll gives clinton a ten-point lead over sanders, ahead of tuesday's primary. both candidates campaigned yesterday with striking verizon workers.
and called the telecon another major american corporation. >> he says the senator's uninformed views are in a word, contemptible. clinton went to the picket line and shook hands and left after five minutes and did not criticize the company. a cbs news poll out this morning shows trump is still the republican front-runner but race is tightening. tump leads ted cruz by tump. we found that 63% of trump supporters want him to run as a third-party or independent candidate if he takes the most delegate to the republican convention and does not get the nomination. >> there are signs of a truce this morning between trump and fox news anchor megan kelly. he has criticized her for months after kelly challenged trump on his views of women. they sat down yesterday to talk for about an hour. major garrett is here with the
chance to clear the air. major, good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: trump is in serious political trouble with women voters. a possible complication as he tries to sweep primaries in the northeast where instincts are less aggressively conservative. in the middle of this trump could a call from megan kelly of fox news and the truce ending one of the nasty tantrums of the campaign wril whooil -- >> mr. trump was gracious enough to agree to a meeting. >> reporter: it marked the first thaw in the trump/kelly feud. >> maybe it was time or maybe she felt it was time. by the way, i give her a lot of credit for -- for, you know, for doing what they did. >> reporter: the conflict between the two began last summer at the first gop debate. >> you've called women you don't like fat pigs, dogs, slobs, and disgusting animals.
>> only rosie o'donnell. >> reporter: and escalated from there. >> you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes. blood coming out of her -- wherever. i have zero respect for megyn kelly. i don't think she is very good at what she does and i think she is highly overrated. >> reporter: on tuesday is, trump branding her a lightweight and someone no one would want to woo and overrated and hostile to trump's campaign but kelly foreshadowed a journalistic settlement with trump on a cbs news sunday morning interview with charlie rose earlier this month. >> reporter: donald trump says i want to come on your show. would you say you're welcome, come on, we have a spot for you? >> absolutely. >> reporter: and it does not require an apology from him? >> oh, god, no. >> reporter: the latest cbs news poll shows 69% of women have an unfavorable opinion of trump and only 19% view him favorably. an executive editor of "the hollywood reporter."
with megyn kelly could probably help him and i think megyn kelly knows that. she is going to leverage that to get everything she can out of him. >> reporter: kelly hinted she may interview trump on her show in the future. bellamy said that may be good for both parties. >> fox news has an incentive to keep this drama going and it is an drama and people are invested in interested what is going on between donald trump and megyn kelly. >> reporter: kelly has never flinched in this battle with trump. before fox, she is handled high profile depositions in civil cases and that meant powering men with business reputations and power to protect. i ask at the table, does that sound familiar? >> she definitely took the high road. everybody says take the high road, it's so crowded. the fact they have met, i think is a good sign. >> a rating bonanza to be had and both sides have leverage and interestingly at this stage,
>> and acknowledge they help one another. >> yes. >> we will be watching when that happens. thank you, major. ted cruz brought his family to a tv town hall last night. his young daughters were asked who they would invite to dinner at the white house. >> caroline. >> caroline. >> how about mom? >> i'll say it. the girls would love to have their first guest be taylor swift. >> what is your favorite taylor swift song? >> i like all of the songs. >> yeah? >> and three favorite are "is bad blood blank space and wildest dreams." >> they aregot karaoke machines for christmas. >> we don't sing together. >> you do sometimes. >> i stopped singing because she oversings me and i stopped singing. >> i'm sure many families can relate to two daughters singing. >> i would love to see that on the campaign trail. >> you can relate to that, couldn't you?
>> hello, grace! >> riley. >> we are grown women. >> that's true. >> we love her. by the way, today is caroline's 8th birthday. good to see the girls on the road. >> you and i have karaoke machines, can you imagine? >> pay-per-view. >> bring them here. >> happy birthday to caroline cruz. we like her. >> next week. >> chris licht says he's not here. >> i keep saying, pay-per-view. >> there is a lot that happens during the commercial break. >> major, we are a fun group. >> we are a fun group. >> all of it pay-per-view. >> all of it. >> gets softy sometimes, doesn't it, charlie? >> charlie says let's move on. that is what he is saying. >> charlie loves it. i think i have to read something here. >> yes.
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in our "morning rounds." a quadriplegic man is able to move his hands again thanks to ground breaking technology. first of a kind system that uses a paralyzed patient's brain waves to guide his muscles. we first introduced you to this extraordinary research in 2014. adrianna diaz talked to the team. >> reporter: when we first met ian burker two years ago this
scientific breakthrough. he had not moved his hands since severing his spine in a diving accident six years ago, until he did what no quadriplegic has ever done -- move his own muscles with his thoughts. >> i thought it was really crazy that we were able to even move my hand, originally. and now to be able to do all of the different tasks that we can do, it's mind blowing. >> reporter: mind blowing because a paralyzed man can now play the guitar. a toy one. but still. >> i'm most excited about the movements that are just everyday movements in life. picking up a cup. pouring it into something else. or picking up a credit card and swiping it through a credit card reader. >> reporter: things he thought he would never do again. the fruit of hundreds of hours of practice. >> reporter: he's even surprised his research team, including engineer nick anita of patell the company that built the system.
we have made a ton of progress since the last time you saw us and it's actually -- it shocked us what ian has been able to do. >> reporter: two years ago, a micro chip was implanted into the part of ian's brand that controls movement. a cable transmits the brain signals through a port in his head to a computer. the computer then decodes his thoughts about movement and beams commands to electrodes in a sleeve that stimulate his muscles like an out of body spinal cord. does it weird you out at all that a computer is essentially reading your mind? >> no. i'm glad they can find something up there. >> reporter: but there are limitations. ian has had hardware in his head for two years. people ever ask you about it. >> sometimes, i think a lot of people look at it and are afraid to ask. it's not too bad any more. >> reporter: he has been tow hospital for it all to work. >> ian not able to take home this in this when he goes back and leaves this session is the biggest shame involved.
the brain. >> reporter: the neurosurgeon leading the team at the ohio state university center. he says the apparatus could become portable in a decade. >> i think no reason why this technology cannot be used to make somebody who is paralyzed to walk again or quadriplegic to move their arms. >> reporter: ian's movement is short-lived for now. the chip will be removed when the clinical trial ends this summer. ian is having an incredible experience and you have to take this away? >> i wish we didn't have to. >> reporter: ian says he doesn't mind. >> there might be something that i'm just helping further generations and i'm completely fine with that. >> reporter: for ian, any chance to outmaneuver paralysis is a move in the right direction. for "cbs this morning," adriana diaz, clumsolumbus, ohio. >> another example of what the technology can do.
right now, that gives me hope that i didn't know i had. >> just the beginning. scott pelley has done a lot of pieces about this. it's just amazing. >> it is. >> can a computer help you pick out the perfect tank top? face box -- facebook thinks so with the help of chat box. ahead, how they could change the way you shop. you're watching "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by pro nanel toothpaste.s not aware of how much acidity was in my diet. i was so focused on making good food choices, i had no idea that it was damaging the enamel of my teeth. i wanted to fix it, i wanted to fix it right away. my dentist recommended pronamel. he said that pronamel can make my teeth stronger, that it was important, that that is something i could do each day to help protect the enamel of my teeth. pronamel is definitely helping me to lead the life that
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looking towards the next generation of tech by getting into the business of chat box. chat box are computer programs designed to simulate a conversation. the idea is to let users feel like they are talking to someone when they are actually chatting with a computer. >> can you logon to apps like facebook messenger to find chat box like 1-800-flowers and for a chat box to talk with customers and help them shop. cbs news nicholas thompson is editor of "the new yorker" magazine website at new yorker.com. good morning. >> good morning. >> chat box? hard to say that three times in a row. what do they do? >> a lot of people in silicon valley think these are the next big things. what they do is they talk and converse with you and make you feel you're talking with a human
and like automated customer service except the idea it will be helpful and help you figure out things. they have come along now because of advances in natural language understanding, artificial sebastien and a lot of people intelligence. >> how will they be used? >> you'll say what is the news today? weather apps, what is the weather? they will be used possibly to set your calendar. very useful applications. you're setting a meeting on tuesday my boss talk to your boss and figure it out. >> ho you does that relate to what alexa does? >> they take the words you say and understand the meaning of it and kind of hard for computers to pull meaning out of the words that are strung together. alexa has gotten and siri gotten good at that and so will chat box. >> these are written out? >> yes. >> i did. >> your conversations were? >> unsatisfactory. my conversations were -- i mean, this is very early in the chat box era.
the screen about the weather. what is the weather? it took the chatbot a while to figure out. they touch the app and get the weather. >> did they respond instantly? is it instant or do you have to wait a second? >> some them responded instantly and orngs a lagthers a lag or a delay. if they say this, then give them option a or option b. that is not a great advance over what we have right now. right now calling phone numbers works pretty well. the theory chatbot will improve. you have to start somewhere. >> why did facebook want to do? >> they are not making money off of it. they want to make money off messenger and, b, they want to be the default platform. someone is making a ton of money down the road. facebook may make a big deal out of this. they could have waited also so when people start testing them
impressed. facebook wants to be the default. >> i want to know how do you use this in your daily life and affect shopping online? let's say you want to buy a pair of shoes. go to a store and talk with the bot like you talk with a customer service representative in the store and say i need a shoe. >> how do you by the bot would respond to a big corn on my foot? >> i'm struck by that visual! >> my conversations are they don't know anything yet. down the road, good morning. it's 8:25 on this thursday, april 14th. cool right now, but warmer, sunnier today. i'm mary calvi. john elliot has your forecast in just a moment. but, first, a fire in the bronx has claimed the lives of two toddlers. now police are questioning whether the sisters had been left alone. it happened last night at the butler houses on webster avenue
new information as the hunt continues for a serial robber in nassau county. he struck again last night, hitting a carvelle store in williston park. this surveillance video of the suspect was released last month. he's now wanted in 10 robberies since march 1st, including half a dozen holdups at dunkin' donuts shops. police say he follows a pattern waiting to enter a store until no customers are inside, then pulling a large knife. >> the kitchen knife is six to seven inches long. he demands cash, he flees. however, we are dedicating a large amount of resources to this. >> there's now a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction. just five days left until new yorkers go to the polls and the presidential hopefuls are in a mad dash for votes. on the gop side after more riots at a trump rally in pittsburgh, donald trump, ted cruz and john kasich are all expected tonight at the republican committee's annual gala in midtown. the democratic candidates go head to head tonight,
hillary clinton and bernie sanders stumping around new york. clinton attending an event hosted by al sharpton, while sanders drawing huge crowds in washington square park, both trying to reach voters ahead of tuesday's primary here. 8:26, let's get a check on our weather here for today, john >> a lot of folks casting their vote for this weather and they would like, yeah, four more years. no, no. clear and 45, winds out of the northeast at 8 miles an hour. i tell you it's been cool, though. down through middlesex, somerset county in the 30s, still. even howell is at 39. 49 in point pleasant. that's pleasant now, so much nicer this afternoon, though. 43 in quog and crotona, 39 in hamburg, 36 in middletown. 60 in the city today, still a little shy of what you would expect, but nice. there's going to be variety around the area. notice almost 10 degrees cooler along the coast for parts of the area and that's the kind of temperature variation you'll see into the weekend as well as most of us warm up.
cooler friday into saturday. but, again, the real driving force of the weather is this big area of high pressure. so we're looking at plenty of sunshine, and i think the mid- 70s possible by sunday. mary. >> john, thanks so much. we're back with another local update in about 25 minutes. i'm mary calvi. "cbs this morning" returns in
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she had a deal with the arch afternoon die afternoon afternoon. some drone fans why upset that president obama is getting a sneak peek of "the game of thrones. >> people are anxiously awaiting the premiere of season six. some were stunned the president who is a big fan would be allowed to see episodes of the wildly popular show early. really? really? i mean, he is the president of the united states. he is the leader of the free world and it's entertainment, people! >> he is the president of the united states. that is easy thing to grant. >> we are looking forward to the premiere of "game of thrones." meed include. >> are we really? >> i want to see it at some point. >> i think we should give it a try. when "american idol" ended last week, business insider rankeded its most successful contestants and they say carrie
our guest today, jennifer hudson. all in the top three. incredibly jennifer found stardom, despite an early exist from "american idol." >> jennifer hudson. >> months before taking the stage in hollywood as a contestant on season three of "american idol" back in 2004. >> reporter: jennifer hudson was entertaining audiences on disney cruise ships, an experience she says gave her the confidence to be in the competition. >> reporter: hudson, a crowd favorite, finished seventh. but casting directors saw something the "idol" voters missed. i am telling you i'm not going away >> reporter: in 2006 she made her film debut in "dream girls." her performance earned her a golden globe and an oscar.
winning debut album two years later. and billboard proclaimed all hail the new diva! >> reporter: the showbiz spotlight has suited jennifer hudson just fine. she is receiving praise for her debut on broadway in "the color purple." "the new york times" calls her enchanting. and now she is starring in the upcoming hbo movie confirmation about clarence thomas' supreme court nomination hearing. >> during the course of the year that i worked for clarence thomas, there were several conversations that clarence thomas did consistently pressure me to date him. >> right. >> at one point, clarence thomas made comments about my anatomy. >> there she is. miss enchanting. charlie and i were saying a nice word. how nice to be called enchanting. >> it's really sweet. >> welcome to studio 57. talk about your latest role "confirmation." you must have been a little girl when this was going on. >> yeah. '91 so i was only 10 years old at the time.
>> so you learned about it? >> i did during this project. it blew me away, i must say to be able to, one, learn of angela wright. >> tell us about her. >> i play angela wright who is the second victim who never really had a voice or say-so, you know? to be able to tell her story so why i felt definitely a story worth being told. and i was happy to be able to do that. like, to give her a voice and to be heard. >> we know that clarence thomas story and anita hill but angela wright is one who has not garnered a lot of attention and the top of my head. >> exactly. learning of her and to know that it was someone else to back that do you know what i mean? to give the show that strength and to be able to have that voice, you know? >> were you surprised to see how out? >> yes. i was very, very surprised. i think that is the thing that blew me away the most is to see, like, how it all turned out, the
>> different times. >> definitely a different time. sure. >> now it's true you're leaving "color purple." someone sent me your letter where it said you're leaving. say it ain't so! why now? >> you know, i just felt like everything is all in timing, you know? and i have not missed the show. you know? because of the -- you know, i really love the experience and i did not want to miss a beat. each audience is completely different. they bring something new. and each time we do it there is something else to learn. >> you you never had a sick day? >> no. i don't really believe in that. i came to work. >> so you were on stage and you're in movies and you sing. >> yes, sir. >> what do you love the most? >> out of the three? i hope i never have to choose. i'm just grateful to be able to do what i love. you know? whether it's singing or acting or even talking to you guys. it's -- >> even talking to you guys? >> yes! you know? >> even talking to y'all! >> aren't you ready to work on a new album?
that's what i want to get into working on an album. after coming off such a creative stage and theater and broadway. the style of music that it brings even in the show like "the color purple," it kind of channels things in your inner so i want to see as grown as an artist and performer so once i come to broadway -- >> did you enjoy the provide experience? you're not gone yet. >> i'm not gone yet and i definitely will be back. that is for sure. i really have enjoyed my experience. >> let's talk about "american idol" finale. >> yes! >> yeah. >> i forget. you didn't win, jennifer! >> no. >> it's amazing to think you didn't win. >> i was just out the other day and this lady was like, you know, you won the show? i was i didn't win the show. she said, yes you did! no, i was in seventh place. >> you didn't even come in second. amazing. >> seventh place, yeah, yeah. but, again, i just feel like in everything, there is a lesson, you know?
and because of "idol" i'm here talking to you guys! you know? >> jennifer, it's nod a bad thing to do. >> it's not a bad thing. >> when you didn't win, did you think, my gosh, it's over for me? or did you think i know this is leading me to something else, because everybody wanted you to win. >> when you're eliminated, you feel like, it's over. then i was like no it's not. do you know what i mean? i'm walking away with a gift and nothing can give that away from me. i said something is in store and something will happen so i have to think my way through it. >> how much of your voice is simply natural and gifted, and training? >> i've never been trained. it's a gift from god. even when i was born, my vocal chords were not fully developed. >> what do you mean? >> i cried. i had this -- i don't know. it was -- they wasn't fully developed and i had a whimper for a cry.
an instrument to sing with and i started singing in the church. >> they recognized instantly you were different? >> yeah like growing up. how i noticed it was i noticed the interest that different ones took into me, like my teachers, my principal, or people who would come out of that i way to say we want to see this girl go further. the other talent around me would say no one supports us the way they support you. we don't have that same support system. >> you posted a picture of your son. we pulled it. because how old is david now? >> he is 6! he'll be 7 in august. he's in first grade. >> the picture was david getting the haircut that he wanted. is that the haircut david wanted? >> he wanted a big old mohawk because he has a lot of hair! >> there it is. >> he wanted mommy to do it but i didn't know what i was doing. terrence is amazing hairdresser. he like the hair master and can create anything. i told him about it. when he came he did his hair.
>> jennifer, i'm looking at your ring finger. you know it's blinding! you know the question is coming. everybody is like are you sick of the question? do you want to say it's a private matter or do you want to break some news here today? >> i have no news to break. >> because the engagement has been eight years. we are all very happy for you. >> thank you. >> i'll get you out of this. >> i am happy. >> and you are happy. >> is your son named after his father? >> he is. david daniel otumba jr. >> there you go. >> let me know when i need to buy a new dress for the wedding. >> you look like you're we'd for that -- wedding dress. >> i am. >> catch the bouquet, right? >> you were the weight watchers girl! >> did you ask her for any weight watchers advice? >> no, i looked at jennifer who has kept it off. weight watchers program really does work. >> really does.
>> it really does. i am so impressed. >> melting away. >> we like you, jennifer. >> thank you! >> you're on until when? >> i don't want to give that away. you just come see me. >> i want to see you one more time. >> you still have time. get there. "color purple." >> when you get married, please let her know. >> of course. you can't have enough cake. >> "color purple" is playing now on broadway and "confirmation" premieres saturday on hbo.
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she changed play time into profit. >> i like zombie tracking. >> your food will be here shortly. >> reporter: in 2013, maya penn took the stage at a ted conference in san francisco and she was there to present an animated film she wrote and produced on her own. >> when i understood an animator makes the cartoons i saw on tv, i immediately said, that's what i want to be! >> reporter: at 13 maya had joined the ranks of the prominent thinkers and doers. the video of her speech was now been viewedmore than 1.3 million times. >> you give through your heart. that is where movements are sparked and where opportunities and innovation are created and that is why ideas come to life. >> reporter: you're about to give this ted talk. you were nervous? >> yes. >> reporter: how nervous? >> i was super nervous. before i gave my ted talk i was about to vibrate out of my socks!
this is not my first designs but one of them. >> reporter: maya's journey an an entrepreneur began when she was younger. as an 8-year-old she started selling headbands online made out of recycled materials. >> i thought, well, i can put them out there and people kept buying them and was the bottom line at times. i had technically ran companies before. i, like, you know, sold animals to my stuffed animals in the endeavors and i thought it would be the same thing except with you know? this is my inspiration wall. and it has pictures of people that inspire me, things that give me, like, inspiration for an idea or encouragement as i'm working on a project. >> reporter: her company is called maya's ideas. it now includes jewelry, t-shirts, and scarves.
>> reporter: all designed in her home studio outside of atlanta and sold to customers all over the world. >> i design and built from scratch my own website. >> reporter: while home-schooled, maya devotes spare time to her as the company's ceo. >> i've saved enough for my college education. >> reporter: you saved up for college? >> i've saved for college through my business and i have seven employees. >> reporter: are you a tough boss? >> i don't think i'm a tough boss. this is frame one. >> reporter: her interested dopted stop there. she learned to take a part of computer at the age of 4. she writes all of her own computer code for her website and produces short films about the environment. >> i now honor you with an award for your excellent work. >> reporter: but for someone always on the go, maya's advice for young girls is to step back, explore, and imagine.
encourage girls to follow their passion and to, you know, make -- be change makers and be creative thinkers, and that they can do anything if they just believe in themselves. >> reporter: not let anyone tell you no? >> you can't let anyone tell you no. the only thing that you should let stand in your way is yourself. you still shouldn't let that happen. >> reporter: simply put. in the words of may yanchts penn, youpenn penn -- maya penn, you got this. mark strassmann, kenton, georgia. >> we have maya and her parents here in the green room. >> you are doing a facebook live chat? >> yeah. >> are you excited as i am? >> i am. >> how was it to meet jennifer hudson? >> she is so amazing. >> you can join her for a
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if you're doing everything right but find it harder and harder to get by, you're not alone. while our people work longer hours for lower wages, almost all new income goes to the top 1%. my plan -- make wall street banks and the ultrarich pay their fair share of taxes, provide living wages for working people, ensure equal pay for women. i'm bernie sanders. i approve this message because together, we can make a political revolution and create an economy and democracy that works for all and not just the powerful few. good morning. it's 8:55 on this thursday, april 14th. a beautiful day ahead. the weekend is looking even better. i'm mary calvi. john elliot will have your forecast in just a moment. but, first, happening now, fast food workers on the march on the west side.
strikes, calling for a
$15 an hour minimum wage all across the country. that follows minimum wage hike victories in new york, seattle, los angeles and san francisco. the fast food workers are being joined in their protests by many of the striking verizon workers. a fire in the bronx claims the lives of two young sisters, now police are questioning whether the children were left alone when the flames broke out. it happy last night at the butler houses on webster avenue in the clairmont section. firefighters say they found the sisters 18-month-old amanda jabie and 2-year-old jannubi nz the burning third floor apartment. they were taken to a hospital where they died a short time later. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. it is not clear whether the mother will be charged. some queens residents say falling concrete from the van wyck expressway is turning a parking lot noah a danger zone. some -- into a danger zone. some people discovered this slab of concrete weighing about 200 pounds tuesday in flushing meadows.
expressway near a rec center. residents say falling debris is a big problem, but the transportation department says the concrete is not from the van wyck. it appears to have been dumped there. it's now 8:pifntle let's get a check on a sunny day today. here's meteorologist john earliot. >> oh, yeah, it's sunglasses all the time. there'll be, yeah, a few times just to punning wait the blue, other than that the sun will shine through. that east wind will serve to set up a sea breeze, so you're going to be cooler this afternoon along the shore. high pressure is in control, so it's another winner. it's even warmer tomorrow, but, remember, there will be that variation right at the beach you're going to be cooler, elsewhere you're going to be warming up nicely. mary >> john, thanks. our next newscast is at noon. we're always on at cbsnewyork.com.
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