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captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's friday, january 22nd, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." race for impact. the east coast is getting ready for what could be the storm of the century, with the bull's-eye on the nation's capital. grounded. the feds arrest a commercial airline pilot for flying allegedly drunk. and a miami doctor is
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meltdown is caught on camera. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. five states are under emergency orders this morning over what forecasters are calling a historic blizzard. up to two feet of snow could fall in the nation's capital. the huge system will impact million of americans from the gulf into the mid-atlantic and northeast starting today. a nasa image from space captures the magnitude of the storm. and don champion is in the bull's-eye, washington, d.c., where government offices are closing early. don? >> reporter: this region hasn't seen the likes of what the snow totals we are expecting in many, many years. meteorologists say the ingredients are all there for a high impact blizzard.
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the snow starts falling, it's going to get intense and quickly. people in the path of a potentially paralyzing blizzard rushed to supermarkets and supply stores late into the night, gearing up to be snowed-in. >> we had about 700 shovels. within about two hours, all of the sales were depleted. i've a nickel every time somebody asked me for a shovel, i'd be a rich man. >> reporter: more than 77 million people will feel the effects of the historic storm set to cripple parts of the mid-atlantic in just a few hours. >> i've lived in d.c. most of my life and i don't know that i've lived through a forecast like this. >> reporter: in washington, d.c., federal offices, as well as the nation's second busiest subway system will shut down this afternoon. in maryland and virginia, where blizzard conditions are also expected, crews began treating roads with salt hours ago, hoping to avoid a repeat of yesterday's mess when just an inch of snow caused accidents and delays throughout the area. >> what happened last night was
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that can't be repeated. >> reporter: along with the snow, the storm system will bring dangerous winds and ice that could lead to major power outages. in north carolina, power crews began cutting limbs hanging over power lines thursday. most people in the storm's path are taking it all in stride. >> winter was coming. we had to know that. >> reporter: already, several airlines have preemptively cancelled thousands of flights and provided waivers for travelers to rebook when conditions improve. in fact, there are already more than 2,500 cancelled flights today across the mid-atlantic and 300 tomorrow and time to hunker down. >> very good advice. don champion in washington, thank you, don. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz says the storm will be a powerful one. >> we continue to watch this storm really develop and now as we head through the day today,
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meat and potatoes. a big area here. from arkansas stretching up to new york city under winter storm warnings and blizzard warnings and winter watches and storm is a potent one. the snow moves into the d.c. area late afternoon and early evening and makes its way up to new york city as we head into saturday morning. then it heads into southern new england as we head toward saturday afternoon and night. the end of the storm finally works its way slowly out to sea as we head into sunday, but millions of americans all will be affected by this one. a big area, dark blue. one to two foot snow totals and could see isolated amounts up to three feet of snow. in terms of major cities. 6 to 12 in new york and 12 to 18 in philly and 18 to 24 in d.c. and a top five all-timer and 18 to 24 in roanoke. another big concern. upstate of south carolina and across north carolina for significant icing and could cause power outages and major travel disruption. charlotte, a big airport hub, will feel the impact there. a final thing to note.
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especially in new jersey down into delaware. moderate to major pockets of flooding is expected on saturday. i'm eric fisher for cbs news. we will have the latest on the massive storm coming up on "cbs this morning." north korea says an american student is under arrest for what it calls acts against the state. the north's official news agency identifies the detainees as a university of virginia undergraduate. he was apparently taken into custody while on a tour of the country. the state department is working on his release. with just over a week to go before the iowa caucuses, the stakes are getting higher for both parties. a new poll of iowa voters finds hillary clinton's lead has vanished. bernie sanders has turned the tables on her, opening up an eight-point lead. less than two months ago, clinton was up nearly 20 points on the vermont senator. on the republican side, donald trump is increasing his margin over ted cruz but, this morning, trump is facing a backlash from
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conservatives. >> reporter: a roster of conservative opinion makers came out publicly against trump in "the national review." talk show host glenn beck, former attorney general mike mukasey and columbiaist william cristol were a number of those writing for the magazine, questioning trump's conservative credentials. trump brushed it off. >> people don't think about the national review so i guess they want to get publicity. >> reporter: trump says he is gaining support among establishment conservatives and that may be the case. the republican national committee rescinded the sponsorship because of the editorial but trump's closest competitor tried to use his growing establishment support against him on thursday. >> the corruption of washington is endemic and one of the reasons the washington establishment is rushing to
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>> reporter: meanwhile, with the iowa caucuses ten days away, hillary clinton went on the attack questioning bernie sanders' policy experience. >> for example, he suggested we invite iranian troops into syria. that is like asking the arsonist to be the firefighter. >> reporter: sanders, in turn, took a subtle jab at clinton by questioning her ties to wall street. >> goldman sachs spends huge amounts of money on campaign contributions and on speakers' fees to unnamed candidates. >> in addition to his lead in iowa, sanders is also ahead of clinton in new hampshire, the second state to hold a vote. a man has been arrested for apparently accidentally shooting a woman inside a seattle area movie theater. witnesses say the man fumbled with the gun and fired during the movie. "13 hours, the secret soldiers of benghazi." he may have been drunk. police say the suspect turned himself in after leaving the scene and the victim is
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condition. a former pilot for alaska airlines is charged with flying while drunk. prosecutors say david hans arntson piloted two alaska airline flights in june of 2014 while intoxicated. a random test picked up the high blood alcohol levels. he has since retired. alaska said in a statement, mr. arntson was immediately removed from duty. he never flew for alaska after june 20 and he left the company soon after. we believe he is deserving of the department of justice's actions. he faces up to 15 years in prison. a former oklahoma city police officer will spend the rest of his life in prison for sexually assaulting prison while on the job. a judge handed down daniel holtzclaw a 263-year sentence. victims who made statement at the hearing were grateful. >> thank you.
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me. i thank everybody who came out because i know i couldn't have did this alone without you guys' help. >> last month a jury convicted holtzclaw on four counts of rape and 14 other charges. prosecutors say he targeted black women while on the beat in a low income neighborhood. the defense plans to appeal. a top federal environmental official is out of a job over the water crisis in flint, michigan. the head of the epa region that includes michigan will step down february 1st. epa officials were notified of lead contamination last april but failed to offer technical assistance for months. two of the americans released in the prisoner exchange with iran are back on u.s. soil this morning. pastor saeed abedini stepped out of a plane in north carolina on thursday for an emotional reunion with his wife. in 2013 he was sentenced to
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former marine amir hekmati touched down thursday in his he waved and thanked reporters as he stepped off the plane. >> happy to finally be home. it's been a very long road and a very long journey. unfortunately, many people have traveled this road with me. >> hekmati had been at a u.s. military hospital in germany since his weekend release from iran. he said his marine training helped keep him going during his four and a half years in prison. coming up on the "morning news." flying with firearms. airport security says it sees more guns than ever at checkpoints. later, a fire bomb lights up a marijuana dispensary.
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police are searching for two suspects seen on the video before the fire bombing. the airport seizes a record number of guns at checkpoints and remembering missing marines. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the honolulu "star advertiser" reports on a memorial service today for the marines killed when two helicopters collided off hawaii. the marine corps declared the 12 marines dead yesterday, though, the search for the cargo helicopters continues. no bodies have been recovered. "usa today" reports the travelers are still trying to bring thousands of guns past airport security. the tsa confiscated a record number last year, more than 2600 firearms and 83% were loaded. the worst five airports -- phoenix, denver, houston, atlanta, and number one, dallas/ft. worth. the "miami herald" reports a doctor has been suspended after
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and cursing at an uber driver. the woman in this video, a doctor for jackson health system in miami, is on administrative leave following this incident on sunday. in the video, she is seen hitting the driver in the face and throwing out everything from the car. the driver accepted a settlement rather than press charges. "variety" reports will smith is the latest to announce he is boycotting this year's oscars for lack of diversity. smith joins his wife jada pinkett-smith and others in refusing to attend next month's award ceremonies. all of these year's acting nominees are white and all of the director nominees are male. still ahead, a hot sauce revolution. fans of sriracha can add a little bit of spice wherever they did. and a bid for freedom. a cow causes commotion on the streets of new york city. where to
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. video shows a cow making a break for it after escaping a queens slaughter house. the cow ran up and down the street, past stores, cars, and curious onlookers yesterday afternoon. the nypd managed to rope the cow and return it to the slaughter
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on the cbs "moneywatch" a new way to enjoy sriracha hot sauce on the go. the apple watch gets the high-end treatment. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> good morning. >> stock markets in asia posted huge gains this morning on the heels of wall street's rebound. tokyo's nikkei jumped nearly 6% for its highest daily gain in more than four months. the shanghai composite rose 1%. hong kong hang sang rose 3%. here on wall street stocks gained back some of their losses from the day before. the dow jones gained 116 points. the nasdaq barely budged. a recall of more than 71,000 infant car seats. the carrying handles on the seats made by britax child safety can break.
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october 2014 to july 2015. at least one infant has been injured. getting your hot sauce fix on the go will be a lot easier. "time" magazine reports enjoying sriracha on your food on the go will be much easier. packets are being sold at srirachatogo.com. 50 packs sell for 15 bucks. 200 packs go for $35. the company expects to have them at fast food chains and stadiums and campuses. starting today, you can go online to buy a luxury apple watch crafted by a french designer. the handmade leather apple watches start at $1,100 and the most expensive will set you back $1,500. the collection comes with stainless steel case and custom watch faces and in a variety of colors. >> it's basically the same watch but it's wearing better clothes essentially? better clothes than me,
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>> if you got the money, go ahead. hena daniels, thanks a lot, hena. >> the nfl ref behind last weekend's coin flip-flop is putting it behind him. nfl says that official clete blakeman will officiate super bowl 50. heading into the overtime of the cardinals and packers overtime divisional matchup, he didn't flip the coin right. he got it right on the second attempt. you can see if he gets it right in the big game. here on cbs on february 7th. but before that, the patriots and the broncos kick off in the afc championship. that is sunday on cbs. coverage starts at 2:00 p.m. eastern. coming up, a mountain of trouble for a snowboarder. a man who recorded himself on gopro video surviving an avalanche faces criminal charges.
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here's a look at today's
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the country. the east coast is bracing for a winter storm that could dump as much as two feet of snow in some places. or as one local meteorologist put it -- >> winter is coming. >> the guy is such a bummer. >> well, a snowboarder who survived an avalanche in northern california is now facing charges after allegedly causing the avalanche. the incident was captured on a gopro camera as christian mayer ride down the mountain last week. he was snowboarding in an area
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because of avalanche danger. hello from the other psy? adele has shattered another record. gangnam style reached the 1 billion mark in 158 days. for adele's "hello" just 87 days. adele will be singing at the 58th grammy awards. it happens here on cbs on february 15th. it's winter. eat winter snacks. freshman.
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. >>. >> good morning. happy friday. it is 4:56. i'm bridgett ellison. >> i'm david hall. here are the headlines. breaking news coming out of sgloofrjts. >> we are live at the scene of an overnight shooting just ahead. that and much more in a moment. >> let's bring in troy and amy. >> good morning. >> happy friday. >> we started out the day with kind of a big issue. it looks like it is wrapping up which is great. >> thank you, amy. >> we'll d dealing with storms.
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weather, not widespread but a couple of storms will be strong with strong wind and i think the worst of it is along i-4 at noon today. even earlier than that we'll pinpoint stronger storms. already tornado warnings in effect in the panhandle for the panama city area. you see red boxes, several of those severe thunderstorm warnings as well. a big push of storms moving through the panhandle. most of that strong energy is moving to the north of us into areas north in north florida but you can see the big swirl. the big area of low pressure through parts of tennessee. they are seeing ice in memphis. all this associated with that line that will bring us a big change and cooler weather as we head into the weekend. the rain is over with by the afternoon today those storms out of here for tonight and then cold. the line of storms goning.
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the timeline from 10:00 this morning through noon along i-4 and then for 4:00, 5:00, pushing over into brevard county. here is the forecast hour by hour. noon, we warm to 70 with a 90% coverage of showers and storms at lunchtime. i can't stress it enough, at noon it will be the stormiest. the high today, 73. we cool down. it is 58 right now. 59 in ocala and in palm coast, 56 in orlando. 66 at cocoa beach. there's the clouds and the rain forecast. like last week, here we go again. can you believe it? another line of showers and storms. there's 11:00 out there for marion county on into sumter and into lake county. quickly moving around the lunch hour through 1:00 in the afternoon along i-4 and then continuing off to the east through the early afternoon.
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the morning. first, let's check on those roads and head back to amy in the napeleton traffic center. >> before i step in. take a good look at this. this is a big trouble spot during the overnight. this is i-95 in daytona beach. what happened was a dump truck hit the overpass merging from i-95 to i-4. all northbound lanes have been closed down. most of those lanes have reopened. they had a detour in place. allow a couple of minutes and it looks like you will be ok. i'll keep you updated. the rest of your drive times is not too bad. i-4 moving along nice and clear. we'll have another look at traffic in a minute. first your morning news starts right now. we are following several breaking news stories. a man arrested after troopers say he slammed into a patrol car. find out the charges he is facing.
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