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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is friday, january 15th, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning. sean penn breaks his silence to charlie rose about interviewing the world's most notorious drug lord. >> ted cruz slams donald trump in his values in the latest gop debate and democratic candidate
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we are live in cuba where tourists are not quite ready for the tourist boom. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. i thought this is somebody upon whose interview could i begin a conversation about the policy of the war on drugs? >> sean penn speaks about his controversial el chapo interview. >> do you believe that the mexican government released this, in part, because they put you at risk? >> yes. >> unlike another woman in this race, i actually love spend time with my husband. >> one of the most gop presidential debates, lots of verbal attacks. >> if you become the nominee, who the hell knows if you can even serve in office. >> i will not be taking legal advice from donald trump.
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isis strikes gentleman car ka -- jakarta that left seven dead. >> no one has claimed their share of almost $1.6 billion. >> i wish it was me. >> if it was me, i would come forward by now. >> police kill an unarmed african-american teenager. >> a driver in houston has to do some explaining. he was caught on camera seemingly asleep. >> all that. >> you got to be kidding me! grizzlies get the incredible victory. >> and all that matters. >> any way that we can talk the first lady into it? >> no. there are three things that are certain in life -- death, taxes, and michelle is not running for president. >> on "cbs this morning." >> donald trump has a rally in pensacola florida. the crowd was treated to an
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to make america great get crushed every time >> that would be a great super bowl halftime show, you know? announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." anthony mason is joining us. nice to have you here. >> the reason you're here is because charlie rose is in california where he interviewed sean penn. the actor is breaking his silence about his secret trip to mexico to meet the notorious drug lord joaquin guzman. mexico recaptured him one week ago. >> sean penn made headlines the next day when "rolling stone" published his account of visiting the kingpin in hiding last october. in an interview for "60
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last night in santa monica to talk about that trip. >> it's an interesting trip here. sean penn wanted to clarify his involvement in el chapo's recapture. mexican authorities have said knowledge of the trip helped them move in on the drug lord. penn believes those claims of his contribution are incorrect and could put him in danger. >> there is this myth about the visit that we made, my colleagues and i, with el chapo, that it was, as the attorney of mexico has quoted, is essential to his capture. we had met with him many weeks earlier. >> reporter: on october 2nd? >> on october 2nd in a place nowhere near where he was captured. >> reporter: as far as you know you had nothing to do and your visit had nothing to do with his recapture? >> the things -- here is the
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things that we know. we know that the mexican government, they were clearly very humiliated by the notion that someone found him before they did. well, nobody found him before they did. we are not smarter than the dea or the mexican intelligence. we had a contact, upon which we were able to facilitate an invitation. >> reporter: do you believe that the mexican government released this, in part, because they wanted to see you blamed and to put you at risk? >> yes. >> reporter: they wanted to encourage the cartel to put you in their crosshairs? >> yes. >> reporter: are you ferl arful for your life? >> no. >> reporter: i first wanted to know why you wanted to do this and why you wanted to go there. second, about the risk you felt you might be taking and why that risk was worth it.
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thought this is somebody who upon whose interview could i begin a conversation about the policy of the war on drugs. that was my simple idea. >> reporter: you wanted to have a conversation about the policy of the car war on drugs? >> that's right. we are going to put all of our focus. forget about blame. we are going to put all our focus, all our energy and all of our billions of dollars on the bad guy. and what happens? you get another death the next day, the same way. >> reporter: do you make a moral e equivalent between el chapo and people who buy drugs in america? >> i do if it's me. i can't make that judgment for everyone else. i wouldn't go so far to buy or sell drugs. >> reporter: at least -- >> i say i can't make him worse than me if i'm not out there doing everything that i can to
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get a conversation going on the way in which we prosecute that war. >> reporter: you have said to the a.p. -- and i'm asking now -- you have no regrets? >> i have a terrible regret. >> reporter: are the regrets? >> i have a regret that the entire discussion about this article ignores its purpose, which was to try to contribute to this discussion about the policy in the war on drugs. let's go -- let's go to the big picture of what -- what we all want. we all want this drug problem to stop. we all want the killings in chicago to stop. we are the consumer. whether with -- whether you agree with sean penn or not, there is a complicit there and if you are in the moral right or on the far left, just as many of your children are doing these drugs, just as many.
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spent the last week since this article come out talking about that? 1%? >> reporter: you're saying there is not much dialogue about -- >> my article failed. let me be clear. my article has failed. >> charlie, is sean penn still in contact with anybody in el chapo's champ. >> no. >> and does he think they will ever meet again? >> no. he said he would have wanted to have met with him again and that was his plan. but, no, he has not heard from anyone in the cartel or surrounding el chapo who is now been recaptured, back in the same prison that he escaped from a year ago, or six months ago. so that point about him and what he hoped to have accomplish is just one small part of a long conversation about how he negotiated with el chapo. what the deal was this deal and
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this trip was led by the actress kate del castillo. she had had some contact with her. he was smitten with her and sean contacted her and believed that contact enabled him to go. we know now from some things released by the mexican authorities that there was a very interesting dynamic between the two of them that enabled him to go. so watch "60 minutes" and you'll see more after very interesting conversation about the deals he made, why he went, and what he thought of el chapo. >> all right. in addition to "60 minutes," how about watching you in our next hour? you're coming back. >> well, and one more thing. he'll be in full, the conversation will be seen on my pbs show on monday night. >> all right. again, charlie will be here in our next hour. you can't leave us yet, charlie. critics of the decision to -- very interesting to hear anything sean has to say about this. the decision for el chapo to
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article and you can see charlie's full interview on "60 minutes" this sunday on cbs. breaking news from hawaii, where a search is going right now for 12 missing military personnel. they were aboard two helicopters that may have collided off the north shore of oahu. coast guard officials say debris in the water two and a half miles from haleiwa. researchers fountain an empty life raft in the water. ted cruz accused domed trump nald trump focused on money and the media and that led to this attack by the new york "daily news" with the deadline, "drop dead, ted." they say it could disqualify him from the race.
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major garrett has the story. >> reporter: good morning. the mutual noncompetitive pact is officially over. the two clashed other birtherism and new york values. others on stage struggled for attention and cling to the dim hope this noisy trump and cruz feud would bring them an alternative. >> there is a big question mark on your head. >> reporter: birtherism. prime time republican style. >> there are other attorneys who feel, and very, very fine constitutional attorneys, that feel that because he was not born on the land, he cannot run for president. >> well, listen. i've spent my entire life defending the constitution before the u.s. scattered storm and till he will you i'm not taking legal advice from donald trump. >> i hate to interrupt this
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episode of "courttv." >> the two squared off over cruz's definition of trump's so-called new york values. >> the values in new york city are socially liberal, pro abortion or pro gay marriage focus around the money and the media. >> when with the world trade center came down, i saw something that no place on earth could have handled more beautifully and i have to tell you, that was a very insulting statement that ted made. >> reporter: trump also defended his call to ban all muslims from entering the u.s. >> i said temporarily. i didn't say permanently. >> that drew a sharp review from jeb bush. >> all muslims? seriously? what kind of signal is that sending to the rest of the world. >> reporter: marco rubio clashed with chris christie. >> unfortunately, governor christie has endorsed many of the ideas that abram supports. >> two years ago, he called me a conservative reformer that new jersey needed.
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>> reporter: and with cruz. >> i saw you on the senate floor flip your vote on crop insurance because they told you it would help you in iowa. that is not consistent schism. >> reporter: after that, trump acknowledged nothing is guaranteed on february 1st. >> when people wait in line five hours to go to a rally, i would imagine they show up to caucus in the case of iowa. >> reporter: back to new york values for a moment. from a fund-raising perspective, there is evidence that cruz values new york quite a bit. while it's true cruz has raised most of his money from inside of texas, he has accepted more than $276,000 from contributors who call the big apple home. >> major, thank you so much. let's bring in "face the nation" moderator and cbs news political director john dickerson. good morning. there it was. the trump/cruz slug fest.
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who with emerged with few of the bruises? >> it's such a shame when friendships go bad. >> yeah. >> i think they both emerged kind of what they wanted. ted cruz had back and forth and looked tough. a candidate without much executive experience and when people are in debates they look at the candidates and say can they handle the oval office? he stood-to-to toe with donald trump and had a few good moments. donald trump, on the other hand, who is ahead in the polls almost everywhere, even a little bit in iowa in a recent one, had good moments himself. remember, debates were supposed to be his great time of peril, so every one he gets through is an opportunity he has missed an opportunity for something to go wrong. his 9/11 answer was something a lot of people were talking about. >> for the first time i saw donald trump get booed at the debate last night when he brought up the birther issue and even in boo'ing he turned around and said they are booing about
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what did you think of that moment? >> he has been booed once before and he just plows right through it, which is very donald trump. for his supporters that is what they like about him. he was quick on his feet in a number of different exchanges. again, sort of a theater review but sometimes these debates are theater reviews. there was a lot for trump supporters to like in his performance last night and i think even in the booing moment they probably found something they liked there too. >> did cruz take a risk with his comment about trump's new york values? >> i don't think so. but they are pitching to slightly different audiences. when ted cruz talks about new york values, he is talking to evangelicals who are voting in iowa and saying he is not one of you. and that quite effective to sow those kind of seeds of doubt and donald trump is doing in a passive aggressive way with cruz questioning whether evangelicals come out of cuba and that kind
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he is really just taking a page from the trump playbook. >> john dickerson. thank you. bernie sanders will be among his guests on sunday on "face the nation." there are still questions who won the record breaking ing ing powerball jackpot. winning tickets were bought in california, tennessee, and florida. they will split $1.6 billion. david begnaud is inside the grocery store in tiny mumford, tennessee, where one of the three lucky tickets were sold. >> reporter: good morning. welcome here to the only grocery store in this tiny tennessee town and this is where that ticket was sold, right here at this computer. everyone in town seems to know everyone and everyone claims to not know who won the ticket or at least they don't want to admit it. in munford, tennessee, mum is the word. do you think you know who the
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>> i have a hunch. >> her store sold the winning ticket. lottery officials walked in with the billion dollar news yesterday and a $25,000 bonus for her store. wyatt earp's steak house. >> everybody wants to know who it is. >> reporter: the slogan of the city is my kind of town. the town is parallel a yzed with powerball fever. >> went off, everybody thinks it's you. >> i got a lot of phone calls. >> reporter: he says everyone from the mayor to his mother has called. >> someone started this rumor and, you know, i don't know where to go to get it stopped. >> reporter: tennessee lottery official say multiple people have called within the last 48 hours claiming to represent a
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back to bomar. if you were the winner, would you admit it? >> no. i wouldn't be with you today. >> so it might be you? >> no, it's not me. i promise you, it's not me. >> he may be telling the truth. we have just learned that john and lisa robinson who apparently live less than a mile from the store are the tennessee couple from right here in munford claiming to have the winning ticket. the owner of the store is trying to pull the surveillance video that might show them walking up to the counter and purchasing that ticket. >> well, it won't be hard to prove. thank you very much, david. can't wait to see if they are the true couple. thanks a lot. in california, a woman reportedly received a call at work from her son on wednesday saying that she had won the massive powerball jackpot. he then even sent a picture of what he said was a winning ticket. the news set off a celebration at the nursing home.
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returned from work did she learn that the whole story was a prank. boy, would i have something to say to my son! where did you learn to be so mean? terrible thing to do. >> wow. terrible. >> terrible. secretary of defense ash carter says ten u.s. navy sailors detained by iran, obviously, had misnavigated. iran held the sailors for less than 24 hours after they strayed into iranian waters on tuesday. iranian state tv showed video of the sailors kneeling. carter says in an interview the u.s. would not have done that in similar circumstances. a chinese company this morning is in a multibillion dollar deal to buy an american plins maker. china haier will pay $5.5 for general electrics brand. ge century old appliance business is second to only
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and i-4 east turnpike to 408, 5 minutes. >> you can get breaking news alerts with our local 6 mobile app. 20 acting nominations, not one nonwhite person. jesus. jesus. i haven't seen a list this white since -- well, the 2015 oscar nominees. >> "straight outta compton" got only one nomination and that went to the two white people who wrote the screen play! not a joke. so congratulations to all of the nominees on their powerful
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caucasian performances. you know it's bad when more black people are in the running for the nomination for president than the academy awards. >> jimmy kimmel makes an excellent point. the host of the oscars this year is chris rock. do you think he'll do anything with that? >> yes. >> do you think that is giving him any material? . it doesn't make a sense to a lot of people this morning. late night comedians aren't the only one taking aim behind that. coming up take a look at the backlash of absence of minority actors up for the highest honors and why some are not getting recognition. the lawyers at the center of the controversial series "making a murder." dean strang and jerry buting are in the toyota green room and only on "cbs this morning." their first joint interview since the show's premiere. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" reports on goldman sachs agreeing to pay
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up $5 billion for its role in the sale of faulty mortgages in the early days of the financial crisis. it's part of a settlement with federal prosecutors and regulators. goldman is one of the last wall street firms to reach a civil settlement. "usa today" says the military is ready it hand out punishments for safety failures in the shipping of live anthrax from an army lab. last year it was discovered that samples were mistakenly sent to a utah lab. they were warranted of the problems but failed to act. several people, including a bringing deer general, could lose their jobs. a federal emergency is declared in flint because of the water crisis there. lead contaminated the drinking water when the city switched to the flint river to save money and could include money for repairs. they asked the governor to resign and his office has
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chipotle is meeting with all of its employees. on february 8th the chain will close for a few hours and staff will discuss issues. the chain is trying to reassure customers. dean strang and jerry buting the defense lawyers featured in "making a murder" are in studio 57 for theirs first interview since the documentary premiered last month. it raises questions whether their client steven avery was wrongly convicted of murder in 2000. >> making a murder the latest crime drama sweeping the company is one of netflix successful series ever. season avery spent 18 years in prison for a rape he didn't commit. dna evidence exonerated him in
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arrested again this time for the murder of photographer take resha hallback. during the trial, the defense attorneys argued avery had been framed by some of the investigators who helped wrongfully convict him the first time, planting evidence and coaxing avery's then teenage nephew into making a false confession. >> guilty of first-degree intentional homicide. >> reporter: a jury of 12 didn't believe them but hundreds of thousands of "making a murder" fans now do, turning strang and buting into internet heartthrobs in the process. critics including ken kratz say the netflix series is blatantly biased. >> it's not a documentary at all. >> reporter: the filmmakers deny this. although they also have doubts about avery's conviction. >> is he guilty beyond a reasonable doubt? nothing i've seen and i've seen a lot of stuff. nothing i've seen that has
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>> only on "cbs this morning," dean strang and jerry butting are with us. good morning, heartthrobs. dean, you squirmed a little when you heard that word. >> every time. >> they say they left out key facts including avery's dna was found under the hood of teresa hallback's car. why do you think the movie left that out? >> the movie gives a lavish three hours plus to one trial that went over $200,000. if they are clear in the convictions they obtained, i wondered why they found it so insecure about a movie that necessarily couldn't hundred $200,000. >> in the case of teresa hallback, he called her cell phone three times on the day she was murdered. why was that left out of this series?
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that is important information, i would think. >> it is and it isn't. the state is trying to make a lot of these pieces that weren't in the movie more sinister than they really were. it's nonsense that -- to say that large parts of the state's case were left out. regard to this, for instance, also left out was the fact that he called and made an appointment to the office. if he had her cell phone number and he was trying to lure her, why would he call the office and create a paper trail? he would just call her directly and no one would ever know that she had come there. instead, he goes through the office. >> just to remind people, how did they know each other? >> she had been at the avery salvage yard five or six other times to take pictures of other vehicles they were selling. and in this instance, it was his sister's vehicle. and so his sister's name was left as the person on the account to whose car was being sold. but the address was avery road. avery brothers.
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so she knew where she was going. there was nothing sinister or unexpected about how that was arranged. >> how do you explain the dna was found on the victim's hood? it's interesting that dna exonerated him in other case and now the dna is being used in this case to possibly incriminate him in this crime. >> first of all, the prosecutor has said that sweat dna, quote/unquote, sweat dna is found on the hood and no such thing as sweat dna or perspiration. they can't tell where it comes from. >> it's transferred from something that may or may not have been from him. >> are both of you convinced of his innocence? >> i'm not convinced of his guilt. i'm not at all convinced of his guilt. >> that is not the same thing. you're saying there is some doubt in your mind? >> sure, absolutely. and if it was okay to convict people on maybe's, i wouldn't be worried about this but it's not. >> your team say law enforcement
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what do you think they planted and what proof do you have? >> well, i think the documentary covers that pretty well. you know, there is one whole episode deals with the evidence of where we thought the evidence went towards planting him. the key that wasn't found until the sixth or seventh search of this little trailer. >> in a small area. >> small area in plain view. >> yes. >> the key was, by the way, did not have her house keys or her keys to her studio or -- >> it didn't have her dna on it. >> and did not have her dna on it. the evidence of the bones are clearly than moved. part of them were found in a burn barrel over behind another residence 200 yards away and more bones in a quarry. >> how do you all see this turning out? right now he is in prison. how do you see this resolving itself or do you think this is it? >> you mean assembling a lem team
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i think the hope relies in null discovered evidence. >> we have seen details from all scientists all over the world. i've had a hundred e-mails from different scientists who looked at this and say the science has really improved and a lot more can be done and other types of blood tests that might be able to prove that this blood did not come from him actively bleeding in her car. >> it's got everybody watching. you got everybody watching. thank you so much for being here. dean and jerry, thank you. "making a murderer" can be streamed on netflix. academy award critics have a new hash tag this morning. oscars still so white. the outrage of another year of
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the academy of motion pictures of arts and sciences promised changes a year ago after oscar voters nominated only white actresses and actors
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for a lack of diversity. all of the nominees in this year's categories are white and all of the nominees for best director are men. michelle miller is here with a look at the oscar backlash. >> reporter: the academy has long been criticized for its predominantly white membership. thursday's nominations with critics call a snub of these cars and others put that lack of diversity into crystal clear focus. 12 oscar nominations pushed "the revenant" into the spotlight thursday. >> some bum living in your crib is nothing. >> reporter: but critics say the relevant headline is those who didn't make the cut for hollywood's highest honor. >> he changed. changed the situation. >> reporter: among the biggest snubs for best picture, "straight outta compton" failed to get a nod despite grossing $200 million worldwide.
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ice cube is one of the film's producers. >> it's all good. you know, we didn't make that movie for the oscars. we made that movie for the people. >> idris elba who was nominated for a golden globe own a sag award for a supporting role in "beasts of no nation" didn't make the cut either. >> if you continue to deny my work! and neither did "concussions" will smith. "creed" michael b. jordan. >> it's never really the academy's fault, right? it's more the industry's fault. >> reporter: wesley morris is the critic at large. >> we are talking about members of this group of 6,000 people for 50 years? so we are talking, it's like in membership, predominantly old and white. >> reporter: a los angeles times study revealed of the nearly 6,000 voting members 94% were white and 77% were male. academy president cheryl isaacs
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has been vocal on the issue. in june, isaacs had a record 322 new members to promote inclusion. she called the lack of diversity in thursday's nominations disappointing. >> i hope this isn't discouraging for anybody and for filmmakers in particular. >> reporter: will this whole issue of diversity sort of follow us through now that the nominations are out? >> chris rock is your host. this was a merry christmas, chris rock, love the academy! >> reporter: that is right. chris rock is hosting the 88th academy awards last month. the last time he hosted was in 2005 and that year jamie foxx won for best actor and morgan freeman for best supporting actor. >> it raises a troubling issue what is going on there. >> i agree. i'm glad it's getting the attention. the lack of diversity is the front page of "usa today," top of the poll.
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>> you can't miss it and they put it out there for all of those white faces on the fronts of the los angeles times today. >> ice cube told me he is disappointed but not discouraged. i like his attitude. bernie sanders will be with us in the next hour. we will look claims he is breaking a campaign promise. and meet the girls on the campaign trail with donald trump now getting national attention. president donald trump to make america great get crushed every time >> that's ahead. firs >> good morning. we are pinpointing some strong storms still out in the gulf of mexico, but edging closer to us. you can see the lines developing in the gulf pushing closer with strong wutions. we expect that to move in, 9:00, 10:00, through lunch.
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>> good morning. severe storms are heading this way to central florida.
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to our west, levy and centrus counties, with winds and hail, bowing out with strong winds moving on shore in counties west of marion county and sumter county. it is on the doorstep. you see the orange shading, those are the severe warned counties, moving east 60 miles an hour, within the next half, we will begin to have warnings in marion county and sumter and lake county. severe thunderstorm warnings, meaning those strong gusty winds. eustis, paisley, zelwood, moderate rain. none of these are severe, no lightning, but heavier downpours here and there. for palm bay, mico, we are seeing moderate rain push out to sea. 9:00 this morning, covered up with those heavier downpours, the threat, strong gusty winds near 60 miles per hour. look at the lunch hour, a big line of storms continuing to push east.
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we will talk more and break in as we need to. >> the roads now, there's an accident with injuries on i-95 southbound, in melbourne, near mile marker 190. watch out for potential road block. i-4 at 408, eastbound ramps on the right side of the screen starting to fill. give yourself some extra time it is friday, january 15th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning. there is more real news ahead, including charlie's sit-down interview with sean penn last night. the actor defends his interview with el chapo. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. i have regret the entire discussion about this article
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move in on the drug lord. penn believes those claims are incorrect. mutual nonaggression pact between trump and cruz now officially over. >> he never had a chance. now he is doing better and probably 405% chance. >> such a shame when friendships go bad. >> robinson's who live a mile from the store are the couple in munford, tennessee, claiming to have the ticket. >> i wondered why they sounded so insecure. >> the academy has long been criticized for its predominantly white membership but thursday's nominations put that diversity into crystal clear focus. >> a federal court ruled this week that wearing unearned military medals is a protective form of free speech.
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i'm gayle king with norah o'donnell and anthony mason. charlie rose is in california where he interviewed sean penn last night. penn and "rolling stone" this morning are defending his interview with drug lord joaquin guzman known as el chapo. they have come under heavy criticism for allowing the drug lord to review the article before it was published. >> wenner is standing by the story's approval. he says it's a small price to pay for the interview. charlie asked penn about that controversial decision. >> penn described himself to me as an experienceal journalist and he writes about his experiences and not about things he wasn't in prison for and he has no regrets about how he spent the seven hours with guzman. >> when you get the story that every journalist in the world wants it, there is a lot of green-eyed monsters who will come give you a kiss. >> reporter: those are jealous
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journalists you're suggesting? >> yes. of course, i know there are people who don't like me out of the gate. >> reporter: you're not without controversy? >> not without controversy. fair enough. at the same time, you know, when journalists who want to say that i'm not a journalist, well, i want to see the license that says that they are a journalist. >> charlie, does he consider himself a journalist? >> well, i think he thinks of himself, as he said, as an experimental journalist, someone who goes to lots of controversial places. the idea of going into the mountains to meet someone as notorious, someone who has the record, the violence and brutality of el chapo is an extraordinary risk to take on his part, and he had to have some courage to do that. the point is, obviously, he thought it was worthwhile and i think he thought that they had an agreement with el chapo, you
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was with him, the mexican actress, that this was an opportunity for him to do something that few people could do and, on that, he is right. >> charlie, thank you. i'm interested in ul of all of that and that journey and his relationship with kate del castillo. >> you can see more of charlie's interview with sean penn on "60 minutes" here on cbs on sunday. the top seven republican presidential candidates exchanged a lot of tough talk at last night's heated debate. ted cruz accused donald trump of having new york values. trump hit back, questioning cruz's citizenship. marco rubio and chris christie and cruz clashed over their conservative records but all republicans agreed on one thing -- president obama and the democratic candidates are wrong for america. >> bernie sanders and hillary clinton will say, it's those evil rich people. ipts not the evil rich people. it's the evil government. >> our country is being run by incompetent people and, yes, i
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>> the obama/clinton economy has left behind the working men and women of this country. >> every person here is better than hillary clinton. >> like everybody on this stage, no one is a socialist or under fbi investigation so we are a good group of people. >> she will raise social security taxes. bernie sanders has already said it and she is one or two more poll drops down moving further left than she has already to get to the left of bernie on there. >> we will win every state if bernie sanders is the nominee. that is not even an issue. >> reporter: democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders is with us from his hometown in burlington, vermont. good morning. >> good morning. >> you heard your record attacked the republicans saying they will win every state if you're the nominee. how do you defend yourself? >> i think, number one, if you look at the polls around there, we beat donald trump in the last national poll by 13 percentage points. i think we beat all of the republicans in matchups in new hampshire and iowa.
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i think the american people, in fact, understand that at a time of massive income and wealth and inequality and the rich is getting richer and everybody is getting poorer, we need candidates not only give hundreds of balances of dollars in tax breaks to the top two-tenths of % and candidates will stand up for working families and that is what i intend to do. >> and before you get that chance to take on a republican, though, you have to beat hillary clinton in the primaries. >> yeah, i heard about that! >> you released this ad yesterday that the clinton campaign is saying negative, let's play a clip of it. >> there are two democratic visions for regulating wall street. one says it's okay to take millions from big banks and then tell them what to do. my plan, break up the big banks, close the tax loopholes and make them pay their fair share. >> you had promised not to run a negative ad during this campaign. have you broken your promise? >> no. i think anybody who looks at
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that ad understands it's not a negative ad. it's absolutely truthful. >> hillary clinton says it's negative against her and it attacks president obama too. >> well, i know that that is what hillary clinton says, but hillary clinton is not right. did you see any picture of hillary clinton in there? did you see any mention of hillary in there? look. you well know, and you guys follow this stuff, for many, many years there has been a division within the democratic party where you have had a whole section of the democratic party that is pro wall street and that gets money from wall street and that work very hard for the dere deregulation of wall street which in my view led to the horrendous crisis when people lost their jobs and homes. i have, throughout my life, stood up to wall street. i think we have got to bring back a lasting resolution for the 21st century. i believe we have to ultimately break up the major financial institutions on wall street whose greed and recklessness is harming america.
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other people within the nearly 30 percentage points ahead of hillary clinton among voters under the age of 45. but, you know, history shows, senator sanders, the young people don't normally turn out to vote on election day. are you confident that you can carry that enthusiasm with you to the polls on election day. >> that is a very sad question and it's something that we are working very hard on. look. when we began this campaign, we were at 3% in the national polls. we are closing the gap with secretary clinton. we are doing very, very well, i think, in new hampshire and we are doing well in iowa. we are doing well in nevada. but, clearly, it is one thing, as we understand to bring out a whole lot of young people to rallies to get them excited. it's another thing to make sure that the people come out on caucus night in iowa or the new hampshire primary. what i can tell you is we are mounting an extraordinarily, a
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we have a great group of volunteers, thousands of volunteers in both states. our job is to create a large voter turnout. i think we can do that if we do that, we win. >> senator, you've made a lot of promises in this campaign, including a single payer universal health care plan. but you have not said how you would pay for it. you promised to release that plan before february 1st. you've yet to do that. where is it? >> well, we have released most of that plan. that plan is based on legislation that i introduced in 2013 so it's there. it's a long and complicated bill and it's out there. what has happened in the last few years is good news. is that the course of health care inflation has declined and, in fact, let that -- our single pair medical will cost less than we originally thought. here is the bottom line. the bottom line is the u.s., today, is the only major country on earth that doesn't guarantee health care to all people.
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>> how will you pay for it is the question. >> is it going to raise taxes? >> is it going to raise taxes? >> right now, we have medicare a popular and successful program for seniors paid through by a medicare premium and what people pay. we would have a medicare premium for all people and zero private health insurance. private health insurance premiums. the average middle class family would with see a reduction in their health care costs by many thousands of dollars. >> for the middle class would have to increase taxes on them in order to pay for this plan? >> but they are not going to be paying any private health insurance premiums. they will be paying medicare premiums, just as seniors do today. >> good news is, senator sanders, you still have more time to make your point. this campaign continues, for sure. thank you for taking the time for us this morning. we certainly appreciate that. >> thank you. >> you're welcome. he missed a field goal that could have kept the vikings postseason alive.
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the improg number of american visitors that cuba is bringing changes after decades of isolation. >> i'm ben tracy in havana, cuba, where a new revelation is under way. this one is about tourists. americans are ready to come to cuba, but is cuba ready for us? that story is coming up on "cbs this morning." don't let me down take you down i'm here at my house, on thanksgiving day and i have a massive heart attack right in my driveway. the doctor put me on a
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president obama, this weeks, called on congress to lift the embargo on cuba. tourism has increased and u.s. relations has thawed but it's unclear when the people will be able to travel to cuba. ben tracy is in havana, cuba, what a boost of tourists could mean for the island. ben, good morning. >> reporter: good morning from a very wet havana. a lot of has changed between the
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we have restored diplomatic relations and our embassey reopened and a lot of us had heading south. the streets of havana have always had their own rhythm. it's the flow that has changed now they are teaming with tourism. when cubans look out their windows, the face they say are increasingly americans. >> i think most americans are very interested in coming here. >> reporter: betty and john cohen came with a tour group coordinated by boston's museum of fine arts to see havana's art and architecture. >> we bring back to boston, you guys have to look at this. this has not to be missed. >> the island, the forbidden fruit. >> reporter: we met janet moore who ran the travel company that
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for nearly 20 years. >> i don't know what will happen when starbucks and mcdonald's come. >> reporter: are you hearing from americans they want it to come here before it changes? >> i hear that 20 times a day. i want to go to cuba now. >> reporter: cuba is just 90 miles off the florida coast. in 2014, 91,000 americans traveled here. last year, that jumped 60% to 150,000. if travel restrictions are eventually lifted, as many as 1.5 million americans are expected to land in cuba each year. is cuba ready for this many tourists? >> no. they are not ready. they are absolutely not ready. if you came to me and said, jan, i need a hotel room tonight, i'd have to say i can't give you one. there is not a hotel room to be had tonight in this city. >> reporter: prices at many hotels have doubled to more than $300 per night. the city is rushing to build enough supply to meet the new demand.
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tour guides and not nearly enough places to eat. the few private restaurants in the city only recently allowed by the government can be fully booked months in advance. of course, for americans, just being allowed to come here is still the biggest obstacle. if all you want to do is see the classic cars, smoke cigars and drink a daiquiri but your pool that is not allowed under u.s. law but coming here is easy on people-to-people trip. expect to meet someone and meet some cubans. people arrive every day on charter flights. tourists empty by the busload in a neighborhood such as this. this group is touring the street art that once transformed the gritty street life and the cubans who once called it home. then the music starts. americans sit quietly at first and then the hands start to move
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this is what you call cultural e immersion immersion. look at closely. that drum is made from recycled bike parts and what keeps the cars running in the streets and the same spirit that is needed to solve the biggest problem brought on by cuba's tourist revolution. >> they need the dollars. they need the jobs that tourism will provide, but how do you preserve what makes cuba, cuba? and allow tourism to grow? >> reporter: a rising class of on tourism. i talked to one man who owns a restaurant. he says he is serving 300 people a day and 250 them are americans, and he is booked seven days a week. now u.s. airlines are expected to start flying directly to cuba later this year and that should bring a lot more americans here. >> fascinating. >> it's interesting. i think so many americans want to get there before things thing to change.
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the minnesota vikings kicker became a playoff goat, you could say, after he missed a potential game winner. a group of first graders, though, gave him a big ole pat on the back. >> you are the best. and maybe you need to practice? love, cody. 8:25 now on this friday. i'm bridgett ellison. >> and i'm david hall. we continue to track those strong storms moving foo your area. let' get the latest from meteorologist troy bridges. >> severe thunderstorm warning in effect just to our west. west of marion county from this line moving through the gulf. it's holding together with some strong winds at 60 miles per hour there for citrus and levy counties where you're seeing that orange shading. still not quite in our area but right on our doorstep for marion county. i would not be surprised if we don't get a severe thunderstorm warning
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even a chance for pea-sized hail. here's the rain we're seeing across i-4. much of this moderate rain from daytona beach, sanford through downtown orlando where you're seeing the yellow on top of windermere and off to the west. it's that main line that we're pinpointing that will be the one that could bring some strong, damaging wind. now just some light rain. as we take you into the future, there's 10:00 this morning covered up with those heavier downpours. the worst of it does look around noon right sections. out. afternoon. then. he will real concern for severe weather and again that main threat strong winds and a couple of rotating storms that could lead to tornados. the time line through noon and then right around 1:00, 2:00 it begins to push out and we look better. guys we're going to keep you up to date every half hour and even sooner if need be. >> thank you, troy.
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here's a live look outside at i-4 at kaley avenue. cars headed away from you are headed eastbound. traffic's a slow-go in both directions right now. drivers are hitting the road and those roads are wet as well. give yourself some extra time this morning, if you can. here are the drive times. -4 west-bound, 17 minutes and i-4 eastbound turnpike at 408, 12 minutes. while we'll be pinpointing today's weather on the air all day long, you can search wkmg in your app store. "cbs this morning" continues next. >> you can get updates any time on the big stories including weather wi
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he and wife talk with gayle about a memorial that could earn two grammys. that is ahead. morning's headlines from around the globe. record breaking surge of views of david bowie's music videos following his death. one day later, views of his music videos reached 51 million on the streaming service vivo, the most watched video is laysarist. his last album "black star" the first recording to top the billboard 200. adele's streak was there at number one for seven weeks. a new study founds uber has not worsened the traffic in new york city. city hall ordered the study after a dispute with uber's proposal last summer. the study is expected to be released theing in days. the new york "daily news"
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fossil ever found. titanosaur debuted yesterday at the museum of national history. it was so big it couldn't fit in one room. its neck is sticking in the hallway. it roamed in south america about 100 million years ago. blair walsh missed a 27-yard field goal on sunday for the vikings. after we showed you yesterday, some of his youngest fans are still cheering him on. jameis yuccas explains how that inspired walsh to kick things up a fan. >> i am a vikings fan. after many fans after saturday's loss, i went from shocked to pretty upset. then a first grade lesson in empathy where the most hardened fans can be convinced that football players deserve another chance. >> mcdermott is the snapper. the kick is no good! >> reporter: seconds left in the
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game and trailing by one point, the minnesota vikings lost all hope of victory when blair hall walsh shanked the kick. even first graders shared their disappointment. >> dear blair. i feel bad for you. >> what does it mean to have empathy. >> reporter: that is when a suburban twin cities teacher decided to make this a teachable moment. >> what is another way to define empathy. >> reporter: her students made cards for walsh. each one containing words of encouragement only a first grader could even imagine. we love you so much. >> don't give up. you're still number one. >> i know you can do it. you can win the game. >> you are the best! and maybe you need to practice? love, cody.
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reached walsh, he decided to make a special trip to thank the kids. >> i want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. that cheered me up a lot. >> reporter: walsh made time to answer the kids question. >> do you have a guinea pig? >> guinea pig? no. >> reporter: and sign cards and playing cards for his new friends. >> i got an autograph! >> did you draw that? that is cool, man. >> giving everyone a second lesson in chances. >> the kindness and empathy towards me is remarkable. >> reporter: since sunday, walsh taught his own lesson in responsibility and has not made any excuses for missing that kick. he told the students that he'll pick himself up and try harder next season. >> i just love this story. >> me too. great lessons all around. >> about teaching empathy. >> kids can all relate to what he went through. every kid can, i think. >> i like the question, do you have a guinea pig? they didn't care about the kick!
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they wanted to know about him! great story. ing ing down to super bowl 50. jim nantz and phil simms will bring you all of the action in santa clara, california, on sunday, february 7th, on cbs. the pregame, a special interview with president and mrs. obama, hosted by gayle king. >> i'm looking forward to that! >> yes. >> really looking forward to. grammy nominees to cherish a life cut short in newtown, connecticut. his own daughter. >> you know, music is like a language. for me, it's the language that kicks in in words don't suffice, so in the process of making the music, it was fought with tears and a lot of pain, but it was a necessary expression just like talking is a necessary expression.
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you're listening to the sounds of saxophonist jimmy green who was standinging behind president obama last week when the president announced his executive action on guns. green lost his little daughter anna in the newtown school shooting in connecticut. his latest song is nominated for
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we went to newtown to speak to jimmy and his wife. i've been listening to the album ever since you gave it to me. i have to tell you, jimmy, it was hard for me to listen to. i can't imagine what that process was like for you. >> you know, music is like a language. >> for me, it's the language that kicks in when words don't suffice, so the process of making the music, it was fought with tears and a lot of pain, but it was a necessary expression just like talking is a necessary expression. >> reporter: two years after his daughter anna was killed in the school shooting, jimmy green released "beautiful life." this is his first album since the tragedy. >> i would find him in anna's room practicing or looking at music or writing music, in tears. so i didn't know what he was doing, but i knew he was doing
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they say after a -- i think what jimmy did he was showing people there is another way and that is create. >> reporter: it's nominated for a grammy, two grammy, thank you very much. but when you think about the subject matter of how it came to be, are you conflicted about that? >> i'm just honored. it's a humongous honor and it's the biggest honor you get in the music industry. of course, at my core, i wish i never had to make an album like this. i wish my little girl were here. >> reporter: you have a song "seventh candle." which is upbeat to me. that's one of the upbeat ones. what does that mean? >> the seventh candle is the candle i never got to put on anna's cake because she was killed when she was 6. 6 1/2, she would tell you. she always wanted you to remember the half. >> half is very important at that age. >> seventh candle is written
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birthday in 2013. i played it specifically on a soprano saxophone because that is the cloes sest range to her voice. >> reporter: this recording of anna with her brother isaiah is featured on the first track of the album. >> reporter: green also used a children's choir made up of anna and isaiah's friends from when the family lived in canada. >> those choir kids all knew anna, so it was really, really powerful. it was hard to be in the room when they were recording just because a lot of anna's friends, this is the first time we had seen them since she was killed. they had gotten bigger, you know? >> reporter: was it painful? >> it was painful, absolutely. but the music that poured out of them was really, really special.
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>> reporter: how long before you were able to smile or laugh after ana died? >> well, jimmy is the creator and i'm more a fighter so i went right into fight mode. i went to washington. i did some lobbying so i wasn't able to smile, but i went right to fight. which i think was hard, because one of the things that people bont like to don't like to talk about is how hard grief is in a marital unit but we were able to bring our strengths together and leave a legacy hopefully for many generations to come. and for our son. he needs an example of how you respond to tragedy and he's a beautiful kid. he observes us. >> reporter: you talked about the strain that it takes on a marriage. you two have been together a long time. >> jimmy and i have known each other since we were 15. we have been together since we were 17. >> reporter: you went to the prom together? >> went to the prom together. we have so much history. >> reporter: and why didn't this split the marriage apart as it
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suffered the loss of a child. >> god, our faith, our community of people around us who are not the ones go out in the paper and say, you know, we help the sandy hook families. they are the ones who are there quietly every day. >> reporter: let's talk about the community. sometimes people say i'm not going to stay in that community and i'm certainly not going to stay in the house. you two have made the decision to do both. why? >> it's ana's house. that's ana's house. we are not going anywhere. >> we only had lived in sandy hook four months when ana was killed. it wasn't we moved here because we had to, we chose to move we didn't make the bad decision here. we made a good decision. other people made horrible decisions but we made a good decision. this is a good place. >> reporter: some of the families since have had another baby since this tragedy. have you all made a conscious
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to have any more children? >> you know, we talked. >> reporter: you talked about it? >> we talked to each other about it and we had do we want another child or do we want another ana? isaiah says, i just want ana. >> i just want another ana is what he will say. she was a little girl who felt a lot of love, so it was not uncommon to come home to a note from ana on our pillow, on the counter. as a matter of fact one of the most memorable things and one of the things that has allowed us, i think, to live this far is the day that she said to us, "don't let them suck your fund circuits dry, mom," when we were having a hard day. we remember the notes of love, the words of encouragement. and she did have a very special way about her.
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ana had a way about her >> reporter: you know what music does? it speaks to you and you can feel it here. i have to say something about ana's way in particular. did you write the lyrics? >> i did. >> reporter: she danced and sang and laugh. you should read it. do you remember that part? >> she danced and sang and laughed and lived a life full of memories. ana had a way about her. >> i like that couple so much. my heart really hurts. you know, you spend time with them and you can feel how much they loved her daughter. but i said to her, you don't want him to be called a monster? i said no, i don't. if you do that, that demonizes him. adam lanz needed help. >> a beautiful interview.
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america runs on dunkin'. been an incredible week. incredible week. that does it for us. as we leave you, let's take a look back at the week that was. have a great weekend, everybody. >> the president of the united states! >> president obama tried to reassure anxious americans and admitted what he thinks is one of his failures. >> the rancor, the suspicion between the parties has gotten worse instead of better. >> it can be tempting to follow the siren call of the angriest voices. it's certainly some of the things that mr. trump has said. >> they are moving him from cell-to-cell to make it difficult for him to escape. >> all of the eyes of the world are on you. >> do you believe that the mexican government wanted to encourage the cartel to put you in their cross-hairs? >> yes. >> iranian provocation. >> it was a mistake.
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that was our fault and we apologize. >> temperatures are below freezing and the wind is blowing. this car, as can you see, which is completely frozen! >> the city tapped into the flint river with its water but the water didn't properly treated. >> you can't drink it. >> this is where the ticket was sold at this computer. >> look at these crowds out here! >> agents discovered baked carrots stuffed with pot last week. >> those are big carrots! let me take a closer look! >> let me have another one of them. >> he was a trail blazer. >> searching for music is like searching for god. >> you have always, always -- i want you to look over this way when i'm talking to you. >> i'm getting deeply into that. >> i know you are.
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>> you heard him flirting with charlie. perhaps charlie could answer that. >> good evening. >> the president's record has often fallen far short. >> you ended the curse. >> my number one goal was not to kit. >> whoever put together this mike system did a terrible job. >> it doesn't matter what people are talking about. if you throw a dead cat on the table, they will start talking about the dead cat and this is what donald trump has been able to do. >> when you read that, did you say i don't want to do that? >> no. i said i absolutely want to do that. >> i would start with the fact that you ought to sleep in a perfectly dark room. >> yeah. >> you know? and there is no noise. cold as well. >> it really depends on you.
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i like the cold, charlie. what about that night at your house? >> all that. >> they look good on you. >> think about this. >> and all that matters. >> yeah. very luring. >> on "cbs this morning." >> you two realize you're not alone?
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>> hello. thanks for joining us. severe weather just around the corner. troy, it is about to rock. >> we have been watching the same line that moved through the gulf of mexico. you see it pushing into marion county. not a severe thunderstorm warning on it, put certainly packing a punch with strong winds, possibly up to 50 miles an hour. here is where the storms are headed in that line. 18 minutes, ocala, reddick, in 12 minutes. live now to lake county, where we are along the turnpike, through some of the heavy rain, nothing near as heavy as the line. we will continue to pinpoint some of the stronger storms moving into lake county soon, heavy rain, on top of lake county moving through to volusia
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county. be careful on the roads. we are watching the rain that mark is driving through. it is the line we are watching. >> they had a significant weather advisory for marion county until 9:15 associated with the boundary, the squall line moving in. a lot of you are getting rain, daytona beach, new smyrna beach, those are not super crazy, but they are significant, the beginning of the rain for us today but not the beginning of the dangerous stuff. none of these storms are twisting. we will have to wait for the cold front. heavy rain, mated and winter park. southern brevard county. light rain for you now, there's plenty more of this. you are seeing future radar. it takes the frontal boundary and brings it across the interior with pockets of activity going on. look at the model run. 11:00 a.m., heaviest of the
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to downtown orlando, villages to western volusia county and flagler as well. we will stay here through the day. we will be here in the storm tracking center, and if people are heading out and can't watch us all the time. >> the pinpoint weather app, with you as you walk out the door on your phone, download it for free. it has awesome radar.
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