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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, march 11th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." issues over insults. the republican candidates tone it down in their last debate before tuesday's critical primary contest. remembering nancy reagan. more than a thousand people will attend the funeral today for the former first lady.
the wounded warrior project fires its two top executives after cbs news raises questions about how the charity spends its money. and prime punch line. the president and canadian prime minister swap bieber barbs at the white house state dinner. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. after 11, mostly contentious and sometimes profane debates, the republican tenants are fighting a more serious tone. they muted their fiery debate in the past last night. they debated last night in miami and the last showdown before tuesday's critical primaries. five states will vote, including winner take all contests in florida and ohio. marlie hall has our coverage from miami. >> reporter: one thing that can be said about last night's debate here at the university of miami, the candidates focused on issues and not insults.
it's been up here. >> reporter: thursday night's republican debate delivered on its promise to be a kinder and issues. auditorium, immigration was a hot topic. senator marco rubio spoke out against the h1 visa program that workers. >> they should never be allowed to do it again. trump who admitted using the visa law agreed. it's sitting there and waiting for you but it's very bad. >> reporter: when ted cruz accused trump of flip-flopping on ethanol. cruz responded. >> if you have a candidate who is funding liberal democrats and funding the washington establishment, it's very hard to imagine how suddenly this candidate is going to take on washington. >> reporter: trump defended his earlier comments that islam hates america. >> you can be politically correct if you want. i don't want to be so politically correct. >> reporter: rubio said that's
islamic terrorists. >> you can be correct without needing to be politically we are going to have to work with people in the muslim faith. >> reporter: ohio governor john kasich made his case on economic issues by touting his successes in his home state. >> when i went to ohio, we were 8 billion in the hole and now 2 billion in the black and our credit is strong and we are up 400,000 jobs. >> reporter: donald trump currently has a 100 delegate lead over ted cruz who is in second place. today, former candidate dr. ben carson is expected to endorse trump. marlie hall, cbs news, miami. coming up on "cbs this morning," florida senator marco rubio discusses his prospects in his home state's primary on tuesday. a man attending a trump rally was arrested and charged with assault after he allegedly sucker-punched a protester. video appears to show 78-year-old john mcgraw punch a protester who was being escorted out of a rally in north
violence at a trump rally. and during last night's debate, trump was asked if he did anything to encourage violence at his rallies. he said he hoped not. >> people come with tremendous passion and love for the country, and when they see protest, in some cases, you know, you're mentioning one case which i haven't seen, i heard about it, which i don't like, but when they see what is going on in this country, they have anger that is unbelievable. they have anger. they love this country. >> reporter: trump's campaign manager is accused of yanking a news reporter's arm. michelle fields posted a picture of her bruised arm on twitter. never even met fields. earlier, hillary clinton said she was deeply distressed by the incident at the trump rally. during a television interview, pshe said trump should not be urging people on. and as a president, there are consequences what you do and say. >> you can't just be flailing around inside the white house
mouth. markets rise and fall and conflicts can begin and, you know, get worse. i mean, so many things really do pay attention to what happens in the office of the presidency. >> in a statement, bernie sanders said no one in america sould ever fear for their safety at a political rally. more flood producing weather is expected today in the gulf coast states. flash flood warnings are posted this morning from louisiana to tennessee. evacuations have been ordered in an area near shreveport. there has already been widespread flooding and water is expected to breach a levee this morning. residents of jackson, mississippi, have been told to boil their water after weather-related issues knocked outline the water system. funeral services will be held today for former first lady nancy reagan. friends and family will gather at the reagan presidential library in simi valley, california, where she will be
teri okita is in simi valley. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it's customary for presidents and first ladies to make their funeral arrangements while still in office, so this has been decades in the making. mrs. reagan was very involved in the planning, all the way down to the pallbearers and who will be reading the passages during her service. family' friends of nancy reagan will say farewell to her today at her late husband's presidential library, the place where she spent many of her final days. >> there is going to be an empty chair. i bet we always have an empty chair at the table. >> reporter: the former first lady is being remembered for her style, grace and devotion to her husband, the 40th president. her tribute will draw on other first ladies, including laura bush and rosalynn carter and hillary clinton and michelle obama. earlier in the week, mrs. obama remembered nancy reagan as a
important issues, mainly, for her anti-drug campaign. >> mrs. reagan reminded us the importance of women's leadership at every level of our society. >> reporter: the funeral is closed to the public, but aboui 5,500 mourners paid their last respects this week. some waited in line over an hour to look at the casket and left behind notes, flowers and american flags in her honor. >> her classiness and her love for her husband, astounding. >> reporter: james manning worked closely with the first lady for more than a decade. >> i think she would be surprised, but smile. i think this is a reflection on people understanding the difference that she made. >> reporter: nancy's children's patti and ronald will share memories of their mother today. her final resting place will be on the library's grounds, right by her husband's side. mrs. reagan's request was that she be buried as close to her husband as possible, just inches
their burial sight looks toward the sunset over the pacific ocean. >> teri okita in simi valley, thank you. justice department said probable cause there is an iphone owned by one of the san bernardino terrorist attackers. apple has refused to imply with a court order to unlock the phone. last night, attorney general loretta lynch explained the government's side to stephen colbert. >> what we are asking them to do is to help us disable the password erase function, that basically wipes the phone if you guess the password wrong after ten times. we will try to get into the phone. we will extract the evidence. under the court order that we have gotten, it's very narrow and it's very focused. >> a hearing on the issue is scheduled for march 22nd. two top executives at the wounded warrior project are out, following a cbs news investigation that raised questions about the nonprofit
steven nardizzi and al gee o -- gee giordano, the ceo and chief operating officer, were fired during a board meeting on thursday. the wounded warrior project has taken in more than a billion dollars worth of donations since 2003 but more than 40 former employees told cbs news the charity's spending was out of control, including millions of dollars on lavish conferences. the wounded warrior project released a statement calling some media reports on its conference spending inaccurate, but the charity says such events will be curtailed in the future. coming up on the "morning news." prisoners on the run. an intense search is under way for escaped convicts in new mexico. later, take off trouble? a passenger opens the wrong door and claiming he just wanted a bit of fresh air. this is the "cbs morning news." >> announcer: this portion of cbs morning news is sponsored by seabond denture adhesive.
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shut your door! an icy road put a sheriff's deputy in a dicey situation. this close call was captured on the dashboard camera of a minnesota officer's car. the suv skidded past, within inches of the car he had pulled over. no one was hurt. well, mysterious circumstances in the death of a former aide to vladimir putin and the search for escaped convicts in new mexico. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the albuquerque journal reports on a manhunt for two violent convicts. they escaped from a van yesterday in southeastern new mexico, even though their wrists and legs were shackled. they were spotted yesterday on a hotel surveillance video without the chains and wearing a fresh change of clothes. police are searching house-to-house. "the washington post" is reporting details of a massacre in the backyard of a suburban
wednesday in wilkinsburg. among the victims, four women, one of them pregnant. officials have described it as a premeditated attack. so far, no arrests. "the new york times" reports that head blows caused the death of a former aide to russian president vladimir putin. mckale lesson's body was found in november at a washington hotel. russian reports had suffered he suffered a heart attack. lessen left a top media post in russia two years ago. buzzfeed reports that the zika outbreak could drain resources from battling other diseases. federal health official say the search for hiv and flu vaccines may stall congress and the obama administration are fighting over a 1.49 billion dollar access to tackle the zika virus. still to come, you're invited. we take you inside last night's statehouse dinner for canada's
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reynolds joined the party. alongside lauren michaels. the best jokes came from president obama and prime minister trudeau with a common punch line. >> mr. prime minister, after today, i think it's fair to say that you're in america. you may well be the most popular canadian named justin. >> one of our most popular exports to the united states, and i need you to stop teasing him is another justin. now -- no, no. that kid has had a great year. and, of course, leave it to a canadian to reach international fame with a song called "sorry." >> this was the first state dinner for a canadian prime minister in nearly two decades. an airline passenger's wish for a little bit of fresh air went terribly wrong in southern china. a passenger opened an emergency door just before takeoff wednesday thinking it was a window!
but the rest of the passengers could not have been happy about the one-hour delay it caused! well, on the cbs "moneywatch," a recall of some popular frozen food and caitlyn jenner teams up with h&m. hena daniels is on wall street with that and more. >> reporter: stocks on wall street ended mostly lower on thursday. the dow jones lost five points and s&p gained half a point and nasdaq lost 12. >> nestle is recalling a variety of products due to glass contamination. it includes certain but not all digiorno pizzas and stouffer's dinners frozen dinners which nestle believe is the source of the glass. no injuries reported. a list of date and product codes are available on nestle's website. caitlyn jenner has a new face of
she tweeted she be will part of h&m sport campaign and mac cosmetics. it will go toward the transgender community. a new ipad and a smaller iphone will likely be introduced by apple. the iphone is rumored to feature a four-inch display, like the one on the iphone 5s, but with an updated chip and camera. the new ipad is expected to be like a smaller ipad pro. the designer who helped make ikea the largest furniture retailer in the world has died. it's reported gillis died at the age of 86. he joined ikea in 1953 designing the company's logo and hundreds of ikea's simple designs including the billy bookcase. but his most figure contribution may be ikea's flat-packed furniture, which customers
actor jessica alba's products is being questioned in the "wall street journal." at issue is a cleaning agent used in honest liquid detergent. the journal sites two independent lab tests and found the detergent cleans an agent that honest says could irritate skin. honest says it uses a safer and gentler ingredient and calls the journal's reporting reckless. >> hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot. still ahead, celebrity cheerleaders, famous faces are spotted in the crowds as college basketball conference tournaments are under way. visit legalzoom today for the legal help you need to start and run your business.
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so what does a fox say? i'm stealing your wallet. a golfer in ireland thought it was funny the fox was going through his bag until the fox sprinted away with his wallet. the creature did drop it as soon as he gave chase. college basketball conference tournaments are getting some star treatment but in the stands, not necessarily on the court. that there is bill murray taking in xavier's big east tournament game against marquette. murray's son is a student manager for the team. xavier wins 90-72 and murray could be back at madison square garden today when the musketeers take on seton hall. emmy winning actress julia louis-dreyfus was on hand to watch her son's northwestern team take on michigan. that game was a nail-biter as michigan pulls out the win in overtime 72-70.
20-win season is enough to secure its first-ever trip to the naa tournament. and they will find out on brackets in the tournament selection special right here on cbs. coverage starts sunday evening at 5:30 eastern. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," a middle-schooler who might actually have the answer to the nfl's deflategate controversy. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." en we'll giving you more time for what (team sing) replace. (baseball on tv in background) with heart failure, danger is always on the rise. symptoms worsen because your heart isn't pumping well. (water filling room) about 50 percent of people die (dog whimpering) within 5 years of getting diagnosed. but there's something you can do. talk to your doctor about heart failure treatment options. because the more you know, the more likely you are...v
>> good morning, central florida, it is 4:56 on this friday morning. i'm kirsten ocon in in for bridgett. >> we are following breaking news coming out of the volusia county after this fiery crash sends one motorist to the hospital. >> a deadly crash causes some big problems on i-4. what we know about that accident and what it could mean for your morning drive just ahead. >> let's bring in troy and amy. >> i will have the latest on that in a moment for you.
finally found my way here. >> you are always the first one here though. >> gold star. we are going to be pinpointing some rain for the weekend. it is mainly for sunday. if you are going to pick a date to get outdoors, always try to pick that day, it is going to be saturday, looking good. let's get you out there and show you why we are tracking this blocking high, it is a brick wall wlokdz showers and storms to the north and west of us. they are weakening along that stationary front. eventually we'll see some of those showers and a couple of florida. that comes on sunday, mainly for sunday afternoon. for today, breezy and hot conditions because of the winds southeast. we'll be dry, breezy. mixing with sun and clouds. 83 at noon. all the way up to 87 for the afternoon high.
be for an afternoon high. the average is 77. 70 in melbourne. it is 61 in ocala. 63 in daytona beach. bike week is still under way. we will have problems with rain on sunday. not until then. the clouds and rain forecast, not much mountain way of cloud cover, a good bit of sunshine to enjoy through the day and not a lot of clouds overnight. a chance of rain rolling in. saturday at 10%, only one or two showers possible as we see a bit of an east coast sea breeze try to push in. the green there, that's saturday by 3:00 in the afternoon. a few showers on and off through 6:00 in the afternoon. not a washout. one or two showers, by sunday as that front approaches, more of a chance of rain at 60%. that will be a concern for the end of the weekend. again today, dry by 4:00, up to
86 in sanford. 81 in daytona beach. coming up, we'll talk about the timing for sunday's rain. let's check on the roads and head over to amy with a traffic >> thank you very much. what is going on, we have the eastbound lanes along i-4 closed right in orlando. the stretch between fairbanks and para because of an overnight accident. it is still closed. we have been seeing some improvement. for right now, you can see the closure area. this is the eastbound side of the roadway that we are talking about, cars are being diverted off at exit 85. you'll have to follow the detour from that spot. that's your check on traffic. i'll keep you updated throughout the morning. first, your morning news begins right now. a fiery crash between a car and a motorcycle.
also the injurys. >> a mess on i-4 after another crash and this one was deadly. what we have learned about the wreck that has part of t he highway shut down right now. >> i cannot believe how civil it has been up here. >> there is a big change in tone at the latest debate. in hours, one of those candidates is set to stop here. good morning. it is 5:00 a.m. i'm david hall. >> thank you for waking up with us this morning. we have everybody here. all of us were caught in the traffic so we were ready for it. >> it is still out there. hopefully it is in the clearing stages. we'll look at that coming up in a minute. >> we'll heat up today. rain chances rolling in for the weekend. you have more on the traffic. >> we have a closure in effect. it is the eastbound side of i-4 which does remain closed between fairbanks and para.