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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, february 17th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." battle for the bench. president obama issues a challenge to senate republicans, saying they have no constitutional grounds to refuse consideration of a new supreme court nominee.
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a federal judge tells apple it must help the fbi hack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. rock 'n' roll returns to paris. eagles of death metal take the stage in defiance, three months after being targeted by terrorists. and meet the leader of the pack. a german shorthaired pointer takes home top honors at the westminster dog show. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. president obama fired back at senate who say they won't consider his nominee for fill justice antonin scalia of the supreme court. a funeral is planned for saturday. speaking in california
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constitution is clear and the senate has no grounds to refuse a vote. >> there's no unwritten law that says that it can only be done on off years. that's not in the constitutional text. i'm amused when i hear people who claim to be strict interpreters of the constitution, suddenly reading into it a whole series of provisions that are not there. there is more than enough time for the senate to consider, in a thoughtful way, the record of a nominee that i present and to make a decision. >> senator chuck grassley, chairman of the senate judiciary committee, which would hold hearings on the nomination is one of several republicans they are indicating they might be april to doing just that, holding hearings.
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until the nomination is made before making any decision. the campaign weighed in to replace him taking aim at donald trump. don champion has our report. >> reporter: donald trump took aim at president obama in south carolina on tuesday night moments after the commander in chief said this. >> i continue to believe that mr. trump will not be president. the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. >> you're lucky i didn't run last time when romney ran because you would have been a one-term president. >> reporter: trump still commands a double-digit lead in the pal meadow state. >> i've never seen a human being lie so much. he lies about everything. >> he didn't tell the truth about ben carson in iowa and not telling the truth about my position on marriage. >> reporter: the texas senator fired back. >> they don't respond on substance. they just scream liar, liar, liar. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton is trying to maintain a lead of south carolina. tuesday, she and bernie sanders courted minority voters. >> it's not enough for your
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banks. you need a plan to address the generations of underinvestment and neglect. >> we need to provide substantial help to hbcu who have done a great job. >> reporter: democrats hold their primary in south carolina a week from this saturday. now president obama still has not said whether he intends to endorse sanders or clinton. he also has not said when he plans to do so. >> don champion here in new york, thanks a lot, don. jeb bush is getting pounded on social media for a tweet apparently designed to appeal to gun owners. the tweet showed a handgun with bush's name engraved on it. it has a one-word caption -- america. it did not go over well on twitter where there was a flurry of mocking negative responses. the new york "daily news" was more direct calling the presidential candidate adult. apple says it will oppose
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iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. in a letter to apple customers, ceo tim cook calls the implications of the demand chilling, ultimately making apple users less secure. syed farook and his wife killed 14 people at a holiday party last december. the fbi has been unable to get past the phone security system that can erase the phone's content. >> for a company to appear to acquiesce to a government request to decrypt a phone or to assist in its decryption could hurt sales. >> the justice department is arguing that the encryption technology threatens its ability to uncover important evidence. we will get analysis of apple's decision coming up on "cbs this morning" from rikki klieman. this morning u.s. stealth
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in a show of force between the two koreas. the jets arrived at japan and based near seoul. the f-22 raptor is one of the most advanced fighter jets in the world. the u.s. would not say just how long the four jets will be deployed in south korea. pope francis wraps up his visit to mexico today. he'll become the first pope to visit the u.s./mexican border where he plans to go to a prison and meet with mexican workers and show his concern for the plight of migrants. adriana diaz reports. >> reporter: pope francis will celebrate mass before hundreds of thousands in juarez later today and 50 miles from the border in el paso, texas. >> the plan after the mass, he will walk up to the fence and offer a personal prayer for migrants. >> reporter: tuesday, the pope told 45,000 young people that they are the wealth of the future and urged them to avoid the lure of the areas prolific drug trade.
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for youth to feel valued when ones to drug violence. reminiscent of a concert, one person shouted we love you, pope francis. not everyone is happy that the pope is here. some call his visit a diversion. how many people do you think are unhappy with the pope here? 10%? 20%? i think a little bit more. like 40%, 45%, because they think that the money should be in other areas. >> reporter: the hash tag i don't want the pope to come has appeared on twitter. this man stated the estimated 10 million dollars spent for his visit should go to education, health, and employment. but millions of others disagree and have embraced the pope at every turn. adriana diaz, cbs news, mexico city. smoke filled a boston subway station, forcing people to evacuate through train windows.
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two trains and caused motors to overheat. smoke filled the station. passengers started kicking out train windows. passengers say there was panic and chaos, but there are no reports of any serious injuries. the weather in south florida today is forecast to be much improved over yesterday morning when a string of tornadoes tore through the miami area. at least four tornadoes hit the area during rush hour tuesday. winds of over 100 miles per hour damaged buildings and caused all kinds of problems on roadways. no serious injuries were reported, though. and there was record snow in rochester, new york. over 18 inches. the second snowiest february day ever reported and more snow is not forecast for today. coming up on the "morning news." emotional return. the band eagles of death metal played for its first full show since the paris terror attacks. and, later, we will tell you who is blaming beyonce for inciting violence.
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it was a rock 'n' roll redemption. security was tight and emotions were high as paris olympia theater. eagles of death metal playing their fir first their first show in the city of lights since the terrorist attack. the california rockers were on stage when gunmen stormed the bataclan theater. som survivors of the attack were back in the audience last night. a tennessee sheriff is blaming beyonce for shooting. the government's cyberstrike option against iran. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the new york times" is reporting on an abandoned u.s. plan for a cyberattack against iran. the obama administration reportedly wanted a way to cripple iran short of all-out war.
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nitro zeus and dropped last summer after iran agreed to disable nuclear weapon facilities. the "l.a. times" is reporting the start of an accused serial killer's trial. ronnie franklin, jr., is charged in the death of nine women and a 15-year-old girl. the killings started more than 30 years ago. it came to be known as the grim sleeper case because of an apparent 14-year gap in the murders. "the washington post" is reporting new blood donations deadlines prompted by the zika virus. faeds food and drug administration says anyone expected or exposed to the virus shouldn't get a report within four weeks. no reports of zika entering the u.s. blood supply. ronda rousey says she contemplated suicide after a devastating defeat. >> what am i any more if i'm not this? i thought about killing myself in that exact second.
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>> the ultimate fighting star admitted her feelings to ellen degeneres. rousey had been undefeated before losing to holly holm last november. rousey said her boyfriend helped her overcome her emotional low point. the san gabriel tribune reports on a abandoned baby. new surveillance video shows a pregnant homeless woman entered a bath warm of a subway shop on monday. police say the baby born was born in a toilet and he was found after she left. the infant is okay. the woman is hospitalized and facing charges. and the daily news journal of tennessee reports a sheriff who is linking beyonce to shots fired near his house. he and his family were home at the time, but no one was hurt. the officer says the singer's bowl show may have inspired hatred of police. the suspect fled. it's not known if the sheriff's home was specifically targeted.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country.
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everything back on track, because after tweeting that he was 53 million in debt, he tweeted mark zuckerberg, invest $1 billion into kanye west's ideas. brilliant! i can't wait to reach out to the founder of facebook than the one place he is sure to look -- twitter! >> good point. on the cbs "moneywatch" a move to halt oil productions and to stop free-falling prices. and easier to book a flight to havana. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. four of the world's largest oil producers have agreed to freeze production if other countries do the same. representatives of the four countries russia, saudi arabia and qatar and venezuela met in the oil capital yesterday. oil prices have dropped to their lowest price in more than a decade.
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so far, opec has refused to cut its official opec quotas and this deal could hinge on iran. despite another slump in the price of oil, the dow gained 222 points and s&p rose 30, nasdaq finished 98 points higher. united states and cuba agreed to resume scheduled air traffic commercially for the first time in more than 50 years. the new deal could mean as many as 110 flights a day and it would possibly begin this fall. it was back late in 2014 the u.s. and cuba announced they would start normalizing relations. >> american is trying to to get its wi-fi provider go go and hoping to get out of its contract. american says go go hasn't kept up with technology and there are faster, more reliable, and less expensive options. the ft. worth star telegram first reported on that lawsuit. american says reliable internet is one of the most reliable
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youngsters. their very own tesla model a. version of the battery-powered sports car costs $499. the mini version of tesla s has lithium ion batteries and than 6 miles per hour. the cars will start shipping in may. where were these when we were kids? >> that is pretty much the only tesla i can afford! jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, more winners in that record setting powerball jackpot are stepping forward. florida lottery officials will introduce them at a news conference today. three winning tickets were sold in the 1.6 billion dollar drawing. a tennessee man has already claimed part of that prize. still ahead. see spot run. we will show you the great brown freckled dog that won top prize
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the country. we need -- work on it. >> how much more of a vip do you really need to be? paul mccartney was denied access to a grammys after-party hosted by rapper tigga on monday night. his all-star entourage included taylor hawks among others. turned out they were at the wrong party and having taking heat on social media, tiga tweeted he had nothing to doing with stopping the ex-beatle at the door. the owners of this year's westminster kennel club dog show winner say the dog takes his name in stride. jamie yuccas introduces us to
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>> best in show dog tonight in 2016 is the german shorthaired pointer. >> reporter: a 3-year-old german shorthaired pointer named cj is best in show. his breeder and shower and handler says cj is an old show. >> he is a serious show dog. when he gets in there, we are all business. when he goes home, he is all pet. >> head judge dr. richard mean explains why he singled out cj. >> alert, bright, paying attention. >> reporter: the competition started with nearly 3,000 canines from 199 breeds. only the seven top dogs made it to the final. lucy, panda, anibal, roomer, cj. boki and charlie, all bounded onto the green carpet at madison square garden tuesday night. seven new breeds were added to the competition this year. all of them meeting and greeting
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most of the competitors then arrived by bus to adoring fans. >> i just think they are super adorable and want to look at them all the time. >> reporter: cj will now embark on a whirlwind media tour. jamie yuccas, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," actress kate hudson. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." when it's your time to shine you want beautiful nails. introducing the amop\ electronic nail care system. file, buff, and shine for effortless, shiny, wow nails. amop\. find it in the footcare aisle. when your cold makes you wish... ...you could stay... ...in bed all day... ...you need the power of... rnew theraflu expressmax. new theraflu expressmax. the power to feel better. don't let a cracked windshield ruin your plans. trust safelite. with safelite's exclusive "on my way text" you'll know exactly when we'll
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>> good morning, it is 4:56. i'm bridgett ellison. >> i'm david hall. first up, we are following praekdz news overnight after workers are shot at a restaurant. >> a woman targeted targeted. the clue hope will lead to an arrest. >> it is the middle of the week, we are doing all right. >> we are much better off. we are looking good. >> i was going to say, just having normal things to deal with today, we'll take it. >> all good. >> no good storms.
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we'll warm nicely, in the 70's. actually, right on target. 74 with sunny skies. i know david will be playing sand volleyball today. >> maybe. >> maybe? come on. >> possibly this weekend. >> you have to do it. high pressure sinking air building in. that is the reason we'll see a lot of sun today. you see white today indicating a few high thin clouds. the front well to our south and new that cooler, drier air has built in. starting off this morning a little chilly. you may want a jacket in the 40's. at noon, we are at 69. a kick warmup. up to 74 which is the average wrshgs we should be this time of year by 4:00. you'll see a good bit of sunshine and no rain chances for today and the next several days. it is 41 degrees right now in ocala. we are flirting with some 30's as we drop into the next couple of hours, we could see upper 30's in marion county. 50 is the temperature in orlando. we fluctuated a little bit.
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we could drop a little from here. we'll be close to 50. the upper 40's into the next couple of hours in orlando and many other spots. cocoa beach, a little milder at 55 degrees. area-wide, we need the jacket heading out the door. we start off with patchy fog as well, mabel in our western zones. that will burn off after 9:00, 10:00, there's 1:00 this afternoon. hard to see a cloud out there. a lot of sunshine with high pressure building in. we'll continue to enjoy that through the afternoon. today and tomorrow, we'll warm nicely as well. today getting into the 70's everywhere. we are up to 74 in sanford. 7 in leesburg by 3:00. up to 73 in ocala. 72 in cocoa beach. milder at 75 in melbourne. now, coming up, we'll talk about some rain chances rolling into the planning forecast. of course, we have a big weekend coming up. daytona 500, we'll let you know what to expect for that. let's check on the roads and head over to amy in the napleton traffic center. >> thank you very much. dealing with the normal
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can handle that. we have quite a bit going on. a live look at i-4, right in the area of ivanhoe boulevard. westbound side, we have construction barrels set up. on and off lane blocked. detours set up. you can see 95, no major delays thus far. that is your check on traffic. we'll have another one coming up in a minute. first, your morning news begins right now. a worker is shot at a restaurant. police work at finding the man who did it. >> a disturbing case, police say she gave birth to a baby but this morning the new born is nowhere to be found. >> overnight, several women attacked in one part of brevard county. police are asking for help finding this man. take a good look at that picture. a busy start. good morning. it is now 5:00 a.m. i'm david hall.
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morning. troy and amy are here helping us get ready to get out the door. >> good morning. things are much simpler to get out the door today than they were yesterday. >> good news for you. >> absolutely. >> we are starting with patchings of fog, we'll talk about where you can expect that. great weather this afternoon if you are making plans, we'll detail it hour by hour. >> sounds great. we'll check in with both of you in a moment. we begin with breaking news where a worker was shot. it happened in the past few hours during a robbery on john young parkway south of 417 and hunter's creek. that's where we find johnny fernandez live. you talked to deputies. what are they saying about this? >> deputies are putting this whole thing together. they tell me that employee, the victim, he is going to be ok. he is 35 years old.

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