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living, just the idea that someone would do that is so much more than i can fathom. >> god bless you, man. >> reporter: for "cbs this morning," john blackstone. >> that's the "overnight news" for this thursday. it's thursday, january 21st, 2016. it's thursday, january 21st, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." a snow lert for alert. some areas already getting a preview of the wintry weather. financial markets continue to tumble after the latest
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foreign markets take another hit overnight. and the buffalo bills make woman to a full-time coaching position. 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. this morning, the brunt of a potentially crippling life-threatening snowstorm is bearing down on the mid-atlantic region. but the big storm will affect an area from arkansas to new england. the nation's capital is in the bull's-eye and it started to snow there last night. washington is preparing for blizzard conditions this weekend and up to two feet of snow. don champion is here in new york city where up to one foot of snow is forecast. don, good morning. >> reporter: that's right. good morning. this is certainly the calm before the storm. but there are still some uncertainties in terms of the storm's impact on the new york city area, but one thing looks
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to be for sure, people in and around the nation's capital could get the biggest storm they have seen in years. people in the d.c. metro come. nearly an inch of snow grounded night. among those stuck in the mess, president obama, who endured an hour an 12-minute right from andrews air base and the white house. it led to spinouts and pileups. >> i thought when i was getting on the road it was a bad idea. >> reporter: friday's monster storm is forecast to bring blizzard like conditions to d.c. and baltimore and surrounding areas, pummeling the area with 12 to 24 inches of snow. >> we've already asked for additional national guard vehicles and we would be prepared to ask for personnel. >> reporter: ahead of what frrks say could be a parallel a
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began filling trucks with salt. supplies and food. >> the fridge is packed and we have plenty of watered . >> reporter: with the forecast to move further east over the weekend, storms are not the only concern. coastal flooding. as of now, forecasters say new york city and new england could be spared the brunt of the nor'easter. >> you can imagine, air travel is expected to be quite a mess because of the storm. all of the major airlines have already started issuing waivers to passengers who want to change their weekend travel plans. >> it's going to be pretty challenging here in the northeast over the next few days. don champion here in new york, thank you, don. >> reporter: besides the heavy snow and ice, coastal flooding will be an issue from maryland to long island. meteorologist eric fisher of our boston station wbz says the big
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>> reporter: today is the day where our big east coast storm starts to develop and the first stop is the gulf of mexico. this is where it gathers moisture along the gulf of mexico and producing heavy rain and thunderstorms. then it turns to the east coast. that is a textbook area for some big mid-atlantic snow. we will start with today, first. we have a chance of severe weather along the gulf coast and damaging wind gusts, heavy rain and even a couple of isolated tornadoes. that severe threat heads over to florida for friday. looking at this hour-by-hour, here comes the heavy rain for today. as we head into the day on friday, now we have got a full-fledged snowstorm developing and also a major ice storm for much of north carolina and that could have big consequences for power outages and for travel. we head into saturday morning, the snow is moving up into new york city. during the day on saturday lifting into southern new england and about as far north as this storm gets. so 1 to 2 foot totals here in the blue area and the epi center likely around washington, d.c.
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and baltimore and two feet may fall and blizzard conditions and keeping an eye on coastal flooding which would be a big story for the jersey shore. i'm meteorologist eric fisher for cbs news. >> we will have the latest on this morning." this morning, the story is snow and cold. but last year, the story was record breaking heat. 2015 was the hottest year on record. for the most part, scientists blame man-made global warming system. according to the noaa, for the first time, earth is nearly two degrees warmer than it was in preindustrial times. now to politics. donald trump is pulling away in new hampshire. a new cnn poll finds trump holding a 20-point lead among republican voters in the granite state and that is more than double his nearest competitor ted cruz. trump was joined by sarah palin at a rally in oklahoma yesterday.
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linked the recent arrest of her son trac on domestic violence charges what she calls is a lack of support for supporters by president obama. her son spent a year deployed in iraq. >> my son came back different. they come back hardened and they come back wondering if what is that respect for their fellow soldiers and airmen and every other member of the military so sack rah given to this country. >> palin says she can relate to other families feeling the effect of ptsd. a crash of oil prices and the skerp of the global economic picture triged a worldwide stock sell-off. this morning, china's shanghai lost 3% of its value. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with the details. >> reporter: good morning. stocks on wall street are off to
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the slump continued yesterday as oil suffered its worst one-day drop since september. the dow jones industrials lost 249 points and that is after a late recovery. it had been down over 560 points. the s&p 500 dropped 22 points and down to its lowest level in nearly two years. the nasdaq slipped five points. the drop in oil prices means the global economy is slowing, in particular, china. the drastic drop in the price of oil is due to oversupply. u.s. oil stockpiles are at their highest level in 80 years, the price of u.s. crude fell to $22.65. trading at its lowest level since 2003. the plunging price of oil is good news at the gas is pump. the average price of unleaded in the u.s. has dropped to $1.87 a gallon. >> hena daniels at the new york
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stock exchange. hena, you will be back with more business headlines a little bit later on in the forecast so see you then. more than a hundred thousand flint residents are getting bottled water delivered to their homes. governor rick snyder released e-mails about the crisis and as adriana diaz reports, the governor has some tough questions to answer. >> governor, is the water in flint safe today? >> we don't want to consider it safe, scott. >> reporter: michigan governor rick snyder admitted to cbs news scott pelley that flint's contaminated water situation got away from his state agency charged with oversight. >> they were too tech. they followed literally the rules. they didn't use enough common sense. >> reporter: wednesday, snyder released e-mails that reveal he was aware of complaints about water quality from flint residents dating back as far as last february. eight months later, flint switched back to detroit's water
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system but the damage to the pipes was done. >> what is inexplicable and inexcusable is once people figured out that there was a problem there and there was lead in the water, the notion that immediately, families weren't notified. >> reporter: cases of bottled water are pouring into this warehouse and now there are enough supplies and people to get the water to the doorsteps of the city's 100,000 residents. abby got her first delivery on wednesday. >> really not a time to point the finger at one person to blame, it's a time for us to come up with a solution. >> reporter: they took a sample of her water for lead testing on wednesday but she won't seep the results for weeks. >> we need to know immediately what is in our houses. >> reporter: president obama has pledged $5 million in emergency assistance but governor snyder are appealing for more. adriana diaz, cbs news, flints
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news." the car-jackers that messed with the wrong woman. surveillance video shows how a mom dealt with her car. scientists may have found a new planet in our solar system.
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be. a mother ran back to the driver's door and hurled one man out. her two children were inside the car. police later catched the would-be thieves. a possible new world discovered in our solar system and the so-called affluenza teen may soon be home. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the "dallas morning news" reports that ethan couch could be back in the u.s. in weeks.
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he is no longer fighting his return from mexico. he and his mother traveled there last month after a possible probation violation. couch killed four people while driving drunk in 2013. "usa today" reports former pharmaceutical executive martin shkreli is called to testify at an up coming hearing on the drug company. several drug companies are accused of massive price hikes. last year, shkreli raised one drug's price by 5,000th percent. scientists found evidence of a planet almost the size of neptune and may have rings and moons. if it exists, it's so far aware that it takes up to 10,000 years to orbit the sun. and "the new york times" reports changes are about to be announced aimed at making oscar choices more diverse.
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the country. "star wars" fans will have to wait a little longer for the next installment of the "star wars" saga. following last month's release of "the force awakens." the release date september 2016. it was supposed to be released in may of that year. it's rumored the script is being rewritten. general motors launching a new car sharing service and nike releases a black history month collection. stock exchange with that and more. general motors is launching a new car service sharing called maven and it will start right
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away to serve the michigan community before expanding to two major communities later in the year. there is no membership fee lp. the world's largest retailer walmart says it's giving most of its employees a pay raise. more than $1.2 million hourly walmart workers in the u.s. will see a bump in their paychecks beginning february 20th. the average full-time hourly rage will be $13.38 an hour, still below the $14.95 national average for hourly retail workers. amazon is offering a full refund on any hoverboard sold on its site. they have been plagued by falls resulting in serious injuries and fires. the consumer product safety commission has been investigating hoverboard safety since december. it recommends anyone using a hoverboard have a fire extinguisher nearby when using the board. nike introduced a special
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collection starting in 2005. this year, nike says the lineup was inspired by the likes of serena williams and kobe bryant and chris paul. there are 28 total products, shoes, and sportswear being released. the collection starts with shoes that started the bhm collection nike air force one. hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. the future of struggling department stores macys. mellody hobson tells us an option of open bargain stores. the buffalo bills make a historic hire in its coaching staff. later, millions have seen her sing in carpool karaoke and now it's adele is coming to another big stage here on cbs. beyond the scale program puts the focus on you and not just the number on the scale. lose weight while eating healthier, with all new smartpoints. and move more by including fitness in ways that work for you.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around
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if you have ever wanted to tour buckingham palace without leaving the states, google has a solution for you. you can now tour the palace with 360-degree views or in virtual reality through google's youtube app for smartphones. the tour includes the grand staircase and the throne room. the buffalo bills have made a historic hire, adding the first woman in nfl history as a full-time member of their coaching staff. kathryn smith is taking over as special teams quality control coach for next season. smith spent this year as an administrative assistant for the bills' coaches. she has been with head coach rex ryan the past seven seasons and going back to when he coached the jets. ryan praised smith saying in a statement, she has proven that she is ready for the next step, so i'm excited and proud for her with this opportunity. well, don't look now.
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close in on another super bowl appearance, there's a new controversy over footballs at their home stadium. before last week's playoff game at gillette stadium, an official forgot some of the balls and pressure gauges in his hotel room. massachusetts state plirs olice were called and they delivered the balls to the stadium. the incident happened two days before the first anniversary of the deflategate scandal in the afc championship game. the patriots will try to return to their second straight super bowl this sunday but they have to make it through denver first. the broncos host the afc championship game right here on cbs. kickoff is at 3:00 p.m. eastern. our coverage starts an hour earlier with the "nfl today." the first performers for the 58th annual grammy awards have been announced. >> ten-time grammy winner adele will perform, as well as kendrick lamar and little big town and the weekend.
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