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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, march 3rd, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." the republican establishment turns up the heat on donald trump ahead of tonight's debate. mitt romney prepares to deliver a scathing speech, calling him a phony and a fraud. a manhunt for mass criminals who stormed a gun store in a violent smash and grab robbery. and is this new transportation hub at the world trade center architectural genius or a boondoggle? we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener."
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everyone is trying to figure out how can we rally together to stop someone from becoming the nominee? >> mitt romney will go after donald trump directly and hard. >> the gop erupts over trump. >> i understand why they are doing it. they want to destroy this guy! >> the establishment is acting insane because they can't control trump. >> exactly my point, bill. >> he's the guy that is shaking it up. >> sanders vowing to fight on even as his rival is setting her sights on donald trump. >> all of the major polls have me beating donald trump. >> debris washed up in mozambique likely from the malaysia airlines. >> aubrey mcclendon was killed in a fiery crash after big rig charges. >> gunmen got away with 50 weapons.
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>> scott kelly is back home in texas after nearly a year on the space station. >> leaving the space station was bittersweet. >> a gunman tries to rob a store clerk in her georgia convenience store. >> all that. >> in times square, a police horse goes wild, bucking the officer and then taking off. >> it was weird. i was like where is the officer? >> i have people work for me. they do all of that stuff. >> that's when you know you're a big shot when you don't have to go to the mailbox. >> jimmy, i'm a movie star. >> dr. ben carson issuing a statement saying he doesn't see a path forward. >> the good news, he says i'm ready to operate on your brain. super tuesday primary raise and each won seven states. >> across the states that donald trump won were shock, denial, anger, guilt, bargaining, depression, and alabama. announcer: this portion of "cbs
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welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle king is off and soledad o'brien is with us. former republican presidential nominee mitt romney is about to launch a vicious attack on donald trump. "cbs this morning" has obtained excerpt from a speech romney will deliver in a few hours. romney plans to say, quote, a person so untrustworthy and dishonest as hillary clinton must not become president. but a trump nomination enables her victory. that's right. the speech also calls trump, quote, a phony, a fraud whose promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. and romney says, equity, he is playing the american public for suckers. he gets a free ride to the white house and all we get is a lousy hat. dean reynolds is at the
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lake city where romney is scheduled to speak. >> reporter: good morning. mitt romney isn't going to endorse anyone and he is not announcing another run for the white house, but he is harshly attacking donald trump who, in turn, is calling it a desperate move. in his speech today, former presidential candidate mitt romney will call donald trump a phony and a fraud. >> mitt is tough. he's smart. he's sharp. >> reporter: it's a big difference from four years ago when romney was delighted to win the backing of trump. >> there are some things that you just can't imagine happening in your life. this is one of them. >> reporter: but now a great gulf separates the two men who represent the defeated past and the uncertain future of the gop. >> this has been an amazing evening. >> reporter: romney's associates say he has watched trump's assent with alarm and feels to shake sense into some people.
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>> reporter: katie packard runs trump pac after serving as romney's campaign manager. >> i think what he wants to do is be the adult in the room and sort of say, enough! >> reporter: today's speech comes amid open panic in the party establishment and won't mince words. one example -- donald trump says he admires vladimir putin while he has called george w. bush a liar. that is a twisted example of evil trumping good. so far, none of romney's attacks has worked, including a call to release trump's tax returns. >> going to be a much bigger party and i think we are going to win in november. >> reporter: trump has soared in the polls and definitely soured on romney. >> this guy, what a terrible -- i endorsed him and about two weeks later, i said he is never going to win. >> reporter: now for good measure, donald trump has tweeted this morning, i am the only one who can beat hillary clinton. i am not a mitt romney who doesn't know how to win.
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the gop front-runner will face three rivals tonight in a debate. ben carson's campaign is over. he said on wednesday i do not see a political path forward. the retired neurosurgeon finished no better than fourth in all of the super tuesday primaries and caucuses. major garrett is outside the fox theater in detroit, the site of tonight's debate. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump's republican opponents are ramping up efforts to possibly slow or stop his pursuit of the nomination. marco rubio and ted cruz are expected to pound trump a second time at tonight's prime time debate. >> donald trump has never shown i have. >> reporter: in michigan, marco rubio touched on unprecedented jugger national jugger naught. >> when you're the front-runner people say get out of the race. what people are saying now is, please, everyone get together to keep the front-runner from winning and destroying the
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>> we are going to make america great again, folks. >> reporter: after trump won super tuesday states, they took the medal to the anti-trump metal. >> who has trump ever taken on? >> at trump university -- >> reporter: as another multimillion dollar anti-trump super pac that hammered him at gaued fraud at his defunct trump university. on capitol hill, the trump factor left republican senators at odds. >> i don't know what it is about it, but i can't seem to find anyone who supported him and yet here he is. >> people are not happy with status quo. this man is strong. he is decisive. >> reporter: perhaps signaling a shift toward the presume ptive nominee. trump began to burnish his image a policies on health care reform. far more specific than his one-note performance at the last
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trump took to facebook with photos. >> when you're dealing with congress we have to get them in a room and say, let's go. it's for the good of the people. >> reporter: 15 states have voted so far and amid record gop turnout, trurp mp won a third of all votes cast and more than his rivals. >> if we are going to beat donald trump the field can't remain fractured. donald has, i believe, a hard ceiling of 35 to 40% that he can't get above. >> reporter: many members of the republican national security community with ties to the george w. bush administration released a letter yesterday criticizing trump's lack of foreign policy experience. declaring he would make america less safe and if he becomes the nominee, they will not support him. >> ahead, we will talk with one of the former officials who signed that letter. hillary clinton held a star-studded fund-raiser last night in new york city. clinton is now turning her attention to november as bernie sanders tries to catch up. nancy cordes is with us in
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>> reporter: hillary clinton is leading in four big states that are voting later this month -- louisiana, michigan, ohio, and florida. as the clinton campaign helpfully pointed out yesterday she is leading sanders by a larger margin in the delegate count than president obama ever had over her in 2008. it's a little bit finney unny. >> reporter: at radio music city hall last night, hillary clinton mixed business with pleasure. >> we have a sold-out crowd. >> reporter: raising tens of thusands from supporters. you're going to hear me roe >> reporter: and paid to hear katy perry and elton john, among others. >> this is a very important year for america and she is the only hope you have. >> reporter: there are still 35 primaries and caucuses to go. but as clinton pulls ahead in the delegate count, she and her backers are focusing
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>> labor will always have a seat at the table when i'm in the white house! >> reporter: at a union rally in manhattan, andrew cuomo mocked wall. in michigan, the gop front-runner was on bernie sanders' mind too. have come out have me beating donald trump. >> reporter: sanders won four states on super tuesday and his aides say he has a shot at weeks. clinton aides argue that is not enough. in a memo, her campaign manager said that in order to catch up, senator sanders doesn't just have to start winning a few states, but he needs to start margins. tune.
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we won by 19 points. >> reporter: "the washington post" reports that the justice department has granted immunity to the former state department staffer who worked on clinton's private e-mail server when she was secretary of state. a sign this investigation may be moving forward. >> nancy, thank you so much. a piece of debris that could along to the missing malaysian jetliner is on its way to experts in australia. the chunk could help explain what happened to flight 370 when it vanished two years ago with 239 people on board. the debris was found off africa more than a thousand miles from the only confirmed piece of the boeing 777. kris van cleave is in washington with the possible clue. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. mh-370 is the only missing 777. the piece found over the weekend likely came from this section of the aircraft and now on its way to investigators. sources say investigators are
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three-foot long piece of metal shown in these pictures came from the missing mh-370 and the airplane part with the words no step came off the coast of mow zam beak over the weekend. blaine alan gibson one of the men who found it spoke to cnn. >> i just knew when i found it that it possibly could be and that it was important to get it into the hands of the local authorities. >> reporter: u.s. investigators have analyzed the pictures and believe they show a portion of the horizontal stabilizer, a wing-like part of the tail section from a boeing 777. australia is leading the deep-water search and recovery operation spanning 46,000 square mile area in the indian ocean but only one piece of mh-370 has been found, a section of wing known as a flaper washed up on an island in july. >> too early to speak on the original of the debris at this stage.
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it could belong to mh-370 and days from the anniversary of its disappearance the latest clue is a reminder that one of the world's greatest aviation mysteries remains unsolved. >> i don't think we are any closer and perhaps even more confused than when this thing actually went down almost two years ago. >> reporter: multiple reports say gibson, the man who found this piece, is a wealthy traveler who has been searching for the aircraft, focusing on the indian ocean. he chartered a boat last weekend and found that piece of debris before turning it over to investigators. >> thank you, kris. three suspects in a brazen gun store robbery in texas are under arrest. surveillance video captured the elaborate break-in at the houston store. the raid lasted about two minutes. mark strassmann is at the crime suspects. >> reporter: good morning. the front doors have been replaced but the crime scene tape is still up, because this
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their way into the gun store and grabbed dozens of weapons on tuesday morning. nothing subtle about this one. . it's 4:30 in the morning and they rip out of the doors and ten scatter inside wearing hoodies and masks and gloves and grabbing as many guns and rifles as they could carry. it looks like they had something of a plan. you can see one suspect using a hammer to smash through the glass cases holding guns while others follow behind him and stuff them into bags. another suspect seems to target the long guns off that rack behind the counter. they took at least 50 weapons and in a little more than two minutes, they were gone. investigators say the group away and took off into the darkness. this was such a rush job, police found weapons left behind lying on the street outside the story. law enforcement officials say
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often sold on the black market. criminals buying and selling guns to other criminals. >> you got another criminal element that needs firearms to commit their crimes, sometimes associated with the drug trade or robberies. >> reporter: investigators say there's another disturbing issue -- gun store smash and grabs are becoming more common. >> we are seeing an uptick, not only here in the houston, harris county, area, but uptick across the country. >> reporter: suspects will face federal gun charges. investigators have recovered some of the weapons and hope to get their hands on the rest before they can be used in other crimes. charlie? >> mark, thanks. police in oklahoma are investigating the death of a legendary energy titan. aubrey mcclendon died yesterday in a fiery crash one day after being indicted. he made a fortune as a fracking pioneer but his business is under legal excrete knee.
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questions about his death. >> reporter: on tuesday, the u.s. government charged oil tycoon aubrey mcclendon for conspiracy. one day later, he died behind the wheel of his suv. the timing and circumstances have left some wondering if the crash might not have been an accident. just after 9:00 a.m. on wednesday, aubrey mcclendon's chevy tahoe crashed into the wall of an embankment and burst into flames. he had been traveling more than 50 miles an hour. >> he pretty much drove straight into the wall. there was plenty of opportunity for him to correct or get back occur. >> reporter: the accident occurred one day after the former ceo of chesapeake energy was indicted by the department of justice. he was charged with conspiring to rig bids for the purchase of oil and natural gas leases in northwest oklahoma. in a statement issued after the
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wrongdoing saying, i am proud of my track record in this prove my innocence and to clear my name. chesapeake energy made billions of dollars and transformed the energy business by pioneering hydraulic fracturing or fracking. the controversial process of removing natural gas from rocks and described it as a gold mine in an interview with lesley stahl on "60 minutes" in 2010. >> the last two years we have discovered the equivalent of two saudi arabia's of oil in the form of natural gas in the united states. not one, but two. >> reporter: the energy titan made his first billion during the energy boom. and became a part-owner of his hometown nba team, the oklahoma city thunder. but he was also dubbed america's most reckless billionaire by "forbes" magazine in 2011 for his lavish spending and aggressive risk-taking. just two years later, after
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company's stock plum meting, he was forced out as ceo of chesapeake. police say it could take up to two weeks to complete their investigation. >> but, at this point in time it looks pretty cut and dry as far as what exactly happened. >> reporter: mcclendon had been expected to turn himself in and appear before a judge at the oklahoma city federal courthouse yesterday. if convicted, he faced up to ten years in prison and a million dollar fine. soledad? >> anthony, thank you. astronaut scott kelly arrived back in the united states overnight after his record segment 340 days in space. his twin brother mark was among those who welcomed him home in houston. the vice president's wife jill biden was also there. she brought him beer and apple pie! scott kelly spoke about the future of space exploration. >> this mission is the latest achievement in our country's space program. but it's not the last. there will be more. it's in our dna, of our country
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stop. >> scientists will study the impact of the mission on kelly's body. the lack of gravity reportedly caused him to grow two inches! >> that is fascinating! >> yeah. >> pressure on the spine. no question. >> just an incredible achievement. >> amazing. >> you realize how much he missed beer and apple pie. >> interesting combo. fast food chains are responding to concerns about the way ontario bicycles in livestock can create super bugs. that is ahead.
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disrupted after a witness admits he watched the stalker's video. ahead, rikki klieman will weigh in on the case. tomorrow, the professional ballroom dancer who lost part of her leg in the boston marathon
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this might be the strangest thing i saw last night. your usual trump speech, but look at chris christie's face. >> they are going to put 20 or 25 million in at the time next two weeks from what just came over the wires. >> what is going on there? he looks like a time traveler who is trying to play it cool until he figures out what year it is! >> i haven't seen a person on television look that uncomfortable, standing next to someone since this. >> george bush doesn't care about black people! >> it almost makes you feel bad for chris christie, doesn't it? i mean, he is clearly standing
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every fiber of his being. maybe he is just fascinated with that blow-hard's ridiculous hair! ha, ha. >> very well done. that was sort of ripe for the comics. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, donald trump tonight will come face-to-face again with fox news moderator debate. ahead her strategy tonight as we watch for a potential showdown. >> viewing the nude video of erin andrews with his friends in public. rikki klieman is in the green room and look at whether this helps or hurts the sportscaster's 75 million lawsuit. that is ahead. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the washington post" reports on north korea today firing six short-range projectiles into the sea of japan. the launches came just hours after the united nations security council passed sweeping new sanctions against north korea. those sanctions are punishment for a recent nuclear test and
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dallas morning news reports on sharp disagreements among the supreme court justices in a landmark abortion case. they heard arguments yesterday about a texas law that would toughen standards at clinics. women's health. critics say the legislation would force many faelvets to close. it is the court's first major scalia. "usa today" reports that drug kingping guzman has changed his mind and wants to be extradited to the u.s. as soon as possible. el chapo was arrested in january. one of his lawyers says his mexican prison guards won't let him sleep. they say guzman would trade a guilty plea for a short sentence and medium-secure pretty much and experts say the deal is unlikely. donald trump will be face-to-face with kelly for the
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confrontation last august. julianna goldman is in washington with where a tamer candidate may take the stage. >> reporter: good morning. well, donald trump's participation in fox news debate is a big depart tour from january to which he was a no-show. in an interview with the associated press, megyn kelly says she doesn't expect trump to be combative and his focus has likely shifted from her to securing the nomination. >> you've called women you don't like fat pigs, dogs, slobs. and disgusting animals. your twitter -- >> only rosie o'donnell. >> no, it wasn't. >> reporter: fox's first republican debate. >> honest, megyn, if you don't like it, i'm sorry. >> reporter: sparred a feud between donald trump and fox news anchor megyn kelly. >> you could see there was blood coming out of her eyes, blood coming out of her -- wherever. >> mr. trump did interviews over the weekend that attacked me personally.
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>> reporter: trump continued to reengage and called him a bimbo and criticized her fox news show in a tweet. months later, kelly addressed the dust-up on charlie rose's pbs program. >> you chose to not respond. why? >> we weren't in a war with donald trump. you know? he was upset with us. we weren't upset with him. i mean, it was -- again, we just wanted to forge forward. >> reporter: in january, things escalated when kelly told "vanity fair" before trump was running for president, he would call from time to time to compliment a segment. kelly added, but i can't be wooed. trump's response to the article? a tweet that said, she is so average in every way, who the hell wants to woo her? >> let's address the elephant not in the room tonight. >> reporter: and just two days before fox's iowa debate, the mogul -- >> when you're treated badly, you have to stick up for your rights. >> reporter: he later admitted
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hurt him at the polls. >> everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly. and, ben, you're a terrible surgeon. now that we have gotten the donald trump portion out of the way. >> i think the stakes are very different for donald trump now versus last august in that first fox news debate. >> reporter: marisa guthrie isn't expecting a kelly/trump rematch. >> he needs to appear presidential. he has been running on his persona. i think he actually rois now is the time to get serious and drill down a little bit more on the issues. strategy? >> well, i have my questions that i wanted to ask him at the last debate and i just moved them right over to this debate! so that is my plan. >> reporter: kelly also told the a.p. that perhaps trump mistakenly fault that fox and she by default would go ease on him in the first debate. she added at this point in the game he understands better how things go. >> thank you, julianna.
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the trial that pits sportscaster erin andrews against a nashville hotel. . she is suing the owner and operator for 75 million dollars. her secret stalker is already named in the suit. he secretly intermediate her nude inside her room and put the video online. >> the corporation who owns the hotel, the owner admitted he watched the video in public this week. neal pesco said the following. rikki klieman is with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> this was a big shocker yesterday. what is the complication he watched the video? >> there is no implication in terms of the jury because the jair didn't hear about it. however the court of public
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andrews heard about it, so to erin and to the public it continues to show her damages continue to continue. i wonder if somebody that foolish could be in a restaurant where other people have cell phones and that they would do something like that? but people do all kinds of things like that. >> does it help prove andrews point the video keeps following her and causing her damage? >> only in the court of public opinion, unless, at some point the judge has the witness recalled in front of the jury. the jury distant know this. >> they say she has benefited financially the defense put up yesterday. >> she has made more and more money. on the other hand, emotionally, traumatically, according to her witnesses, her and her father, she has been dramatically damaged for the rest of her
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now the defense has put on a psychological witness who said she's very resilient, she really is doing okay, she's had post-traumatic stress disorder but it's just the mild kind. so maybe she hasn't been so damaged. >> how will a jury measure this? >> well, that is really the problem, isn't it? because there is no way to put dollars and cents. this complainant was originally draft as a 10 million dollar complainant. it is now a 75 million dollar complaint. that is a mighty leap. ordinarily, this should take place in the settlement room. why this case was not settled, i think, is a mystery to all of. certainly, there is an insurance policy that the hotel operators, owners and managers have. certainly, she had a number in mind. so was the hotel managers entity and the hotel itself saying, no, we are not going to give her the money?
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saying we will take our chance, let her go forward and the money will be reduced, or did she just want to make a point and say i'm going in that public courtroom with a camera in court and, as a result, i am going to get some serious money here or even if i don't, that what i have done is i've shown the world this has to stop. >> i've told my story. >> yes. >> rikki klieman, thank you. fast food restaurants are joining the fight against super bugs. ahead, whether you'll pay more for food that could be safer for you. if you're heading out the door, you can watch us live through the cbs all-access app on your digital device. you don't want to miss our look at what critics are calling a boondoggle. the new transportation hub at the world trade center.
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raised without antibiotics. the switch is prompted by warnings out antibiotics used in livestock can affect people. dana jacobson shows us why consumer advocates are praising the move. >> reporter: good morning. subway's antibiotic-free chicken is the first step what the fast food giant says will eventually lead the restaurant to serve only antibiotic free meat. other changes are vowing to take similar steps includes wendy's and mcdonald's and most recently, in-n-out. >> reporter: on tuesday, subway began selling sandwiches made with chicken raised without antibiotics. by 2025 the chain says all of the meat across hits 30,000 north america restaurants will be antibiotic-free. jan welcomes the change.
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been brewing for decades and is getting seriously worse. >> reporter: is there any danger to consumers from meat that doesn't have antibiotics in it? >> absolutely none. >> reporter: the danger isn't the antibiotics themselves but rather the super bugs that resolve to resist the antibiotics being used by large factory farms. the drug-resistant germs then enter the food supply. according to the cdc, 23,000 people die from super bugs every year. >> we are at the beginning of potential catastrophe. even a simple cut could become infected and have a deadly staph infection. >> reporter: in september, she worked on a report greating 25 fat food chains with antibiotics in their meat. only the following received passing grades. last week, in-n-out burger said it's looking to phase out
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but didn't have a time line. wendy's is offering antibiotic-free meat in four test markets. "wall street journal" reporter jake bunge says the restaurants may eventually force their hand. >> they will turn to their chicken suppliers, to their pork suppliers and say we need you to give us meat that has been raised without antibiotics. >> the price of these meals probably will not go up much, if at all. they seem to be making changes without having price increases to the consumer. >> reporter: the cdc says 1 in 5 drug-resistants infections are caused by germs from food or animals. it's not just restaurants that are switching over. meat companies are getting into the act as well. purdue says more than half of the chicken it sells are raised without antibiotics. >> that is going to transform the food industry. >> it has sort of already.
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antibiotics, perdue says 95% of the chickens it raises does not get human antibiotics already. ahead, president george w. bush's homeland security adviser tells us why she has signed a letter calling trump fundamentally dishonest.
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the horse damaged three cars and the horse returned to the garage where the mounted unit takes breaks. poor horse, named gunny. it's noisy in the city. >> what is amazing is how animals find their way back homes. >> from run-away horse to run-away spending at the world trade center. ahead the major rebuilding project opening today under fire for being $2 billion over budget. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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it is thursday, march 3rd, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead, including 60 republican national security experts denouncing donald trump. former homeland security adviser fran townsend is one of them' she reveals why those officials are speaking out now. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. romney isn't going to endorse anyone but he is attacking donald trump who is calling it a desperate move. >> donald trump's republican opponents are ramping up efforts to possibly slow or stop his pursuit of the nomination.
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in four big states that are voting later this month, louisiana, michigan, ohio, and florida. mh-370 is the only missing 777 and the piece likely came from this section of the aircraft and now on its way to investigators. >> the crime scene tape is still up because this is where the thieves bashed their way into the gun store and grabbed dozens of weapons. >> ordinarily, this should take place in the settlement room. why this case was not settled is a mystery to all of us. >> very danger to consumers for meat that didn't have antibiotics in it? >> absolutely none. >> it will transform the food industry. >> scott really arrived back home after 340 days in space. >> nasa provided footage of the landing. it's amazing human beings are able to do this. >> scott kelly back on earth. >> we will make america great again, folks. >> and scott kelly has decided
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we have liftoff. >> i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell and soledad o'brien. gayle is off. four republican candidates will gather tonight for a prime time debate. it is their first meeting since donald trump dominated super tuesday. trump has more than one quarter of the delegates to win the nomination but republican leaders are not uniting behind the party's clear front-runner. many are trying harder than ever to stop him. >> trump says gop leaders should see that he is bringing in millions of voters. in a facebook video, trump says he can bring people together. >> in making deals, even if it's big deals with congress or maybe other countries, it really takes a certain amount of common sense. you have to have personality. you have to size up the other side. some people are going to be different. when you're dealing with russia, it may be different than dealing with china. you have different personalities. have you to be able to size them up. you want to make great deals for
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you have to get people together. >> marquis rubio insists that trump is destroying the republican party and leading to defeat in november. the "miami herald" endorsed the florida senator this morning. it called rubio, quote, the best choice to unite a fractured gop. this week's "time" magazine cover calls trump a, quote, bully, showman, party-crasher and demagogue and possibly the 45th president of the united states. >> mitt romney plans to say today trump doesn't have the temperament nor the judgment to be president. fiery speech romney plans to make this morning in utah. he says, quote, donald trump is a phony, a fraud. his promises are as worthless as a degree from trump university. he is playing the american public for suckers. he gets a free ride to the white house and all week get is a lousy hat. trump hit back this morning on twitter writing, quote, why did mitt romney beg me for my endorsement four years ago?
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party go beyond politicians. 62 national security experts signed a scathing open letter opposing trump. the letter calls trump's vision of american power an influence, quote, wildly inconsistentent and unmoored in principle and he swings from isolationism to military adventurism to within the space of one sentence. fran townsend is one who wrote the letter and former security adviser to president george w. bush. she joins us this morning. >> good morning. >> why are you writing this now? why didn't you write this six months ago or a year ago when donald trump first began this campaign? >> you know, charlie, i can't speak for the other significant take torres on the letter. you wanted the political process to play out some. and, frankly, you know, having taught my sons to be polite and to listen to the views of others, i didn't expect that
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trump would resonate with so many people. look. i understand people's anger and frustration. my children don't feel like they have the same opportunity to better themselves than i did when i was growing up. and so there is a very real sense of frustration. but it doesn't justify some of the sort of incendiary rhetoric that trump engages in and, frankly, the bullying. >> the bottom line you say you cannot support him for president because he would be dangerous in the white house. >> that's right. look. middle east we disagree with them often on many topics but we need them in the war on terror against enemies like isis and al e ian ian peninsula. we alienate the people we need to protect the citizens of the united states. >> donald trump said that months ago. he said it and he was asked about it on debate stage. debates.
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candidates have been able to convince those voting that that is dangerous. what difference is a letter going to make? >> well, look. it may not make any difference but, you know, i really do think that people with the background and expertise who have actually -- you know, donald trump hasn't ever had the experience in terms of having to get something done in terms of foreign policy. the people who signed this letter have and they do understand what it takes. this is not a real estate deal. and so i do think that his rhetoric and this wild sort of pillared post sort of foreign policy of his is dangerous to the american people. >> okay, fran, specifically, he says the enemy is cutting off the heads of christians and drowning them in cages and, yet, we are too politically correct to respond in kind. donald trump says torture works. >> well, look. if he is suggesting that we ought to be beheading people, i don't think there is anybody, republican or democrat, who would support such a thing.
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and i don't -- this, i do not understand. i don't -- and i don't believe that the american people would support a policy of beheading because that is what our enemies are doing. >> fran, there is a fear, that would, listen, he is saying things that would sort of get him nominated, get him voted in by the public and that he doesn't necessarily mean these things and he could back off of them. do you give any credit to that theory? >> soledad, i'm a great believer the presidents go through a maturing process and the primary to get the nomination is a hyperpolitical one. but what you want to hear are real ideas. i understand that this is the political season. so do our allies around the world. but you also expect there is an exchange of ideas and debate on the substance as opposed to what has happened which is name calling and it's just not helpful. >> are you suggesting it goes beyond in contrast to anybody who has ever run for president? >> that's right, charlie.
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donald trump up to now, up to soledad's point, up to now, he has sort of shown himself not to temperament. perhaps. i hope it does but we haven't seen any evidence of that yet. >> thank you. "the new york times" is making news for a story it hasn't published. ahead the paper's executive editor will be here to answer the controversy over its private
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inventory and high demand but that doesn't mean you can relax. if you're looking to sell, cbs news business analyst jill schlesinger is here this morning. how was last year and this year looking if you're thinking about selling your home? >> last several years good recovery. this pretty much tracks with the recovery in the jobs market. people feel more confident and we also know that lending standards a little bit easier. it's still tough to get a mortgage but it is easier. we know that people have more confidence in buying a home when they feel more secure economically. >> lots of good news? >> yes. that said, there is a bit of a problem right now which is we have got low inventory. just not a lot of houses on the market. and that pushes prices up. great if you're a seller, but not so good if you're a buyer. >> when you hear maybe i should sell my house but you say first thing to think about are the tax implications. >> right. a lot of people may have owned their homes for decade and they sell their homes and don't realize, oh, no! i have a big capital gains tax due.
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you're lucky if you do, obviously. but check that out. i also want to be very clear. a lot of people are thinking about downsizing. >> but if you have a -- >> actually not. you have to pay your capital gains if you've lived in that house two of the last five years. so you can't push it forward unless it's a rental property so you have to pay the capital gains tax. the most important thing also to recognize if you're looking to downsize, you've got that capital gain. you may not actually see any real savings by downsizing. i think a lot of people fall into a trap i want to go to a place with nice amenities but actually, it's not that so cheap to do so. >> how do you choose a real estate agent? >> you got to get a lot of people in the house. this is very important. most people get a referral. it's a friend, right? no. you want to get at least three people to come in. they are going to do a competitive market analysis. what do you want to know? you want to know does this person have experience in your neighborhood and your price range? does this person have a digital plan for helping to sell your
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and what kind of social media presence does this person have? because you know what? you want to attract first-time home buyers and a lot of them are looking social as a way to look at a home. i think it's smart. i think you have to be very one for you. >> how do you know what to price your home at? >> you're going to rely on the realtor but if you want to do a little intelligent work beforehand you go online and you look at the competitive market and see what else is out there in your neighborhood. now, you don't want to fool yourself, okay? this is so important. because how you price this house may actually lead to the success of selling. realtors tell me that if the price is too high, you spook investors and you spook those would-be buyers and they get very anxious. they don't come back. if you have not sold that house or gotten a bite in, say, three to four weeks, you may want to consider dropping the price. >> or switching agents? >> i don't know about switching agents.
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i think a lot of people hire realtors but then they don't take their advice and let their own emotions get in the way. what you think is charming your realtor may say it's not charming, it's a dump! listen to that person and be careful and price accordingly. >> thanks, jill. >> thank you. new york's newest landmark is facing criticism before it even opens. michelle miller is at the world trade center. >> reporter: this mighty creating massive controversy. coming up on "cbs this morning," why some critics call this 9/11 monument a symbol. you should be able to get approved to buy it. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by quicken loans. jane likes to mix things up. that' s why she loves new light & fit greek non-fat yogurt mousse.
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"cbs this morning" became the first television program to broadcast live from the top of one world trade center back in may. it was fun, wasn't it, charlie? >> great day. >> now take a look down below and just hours, the next big step in moving the halllowed ground forward is designed to get commuters moving. the new transportation hub is already facing some backlash. one former official in charge of the project calls it a symbol of success. a "the new york times" critic describes it as a boondoggle. michelle miller is there and outside this massive structure that is just across from the 9/11 memorial in lower manhattan. what say you, michelle? good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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standing in was just an empty pit. and in the years since the 9/11 attacks have been a painful and slow rebuilding process. the latest structure to go up, that train station behind me has been both a feat in engineering and a lesson in expectations. it's called oculus. 15,000 tons of steel reaching more than 25 stories tall. famed architect santiago designed it to design a bird rising and it will hub seven railway lines and official estimate 250,000 commuters every day. what first struck you about this design? >> i really like the interior space the best, actually. >> reporter: paul goldberger is a contributing architecture critic for "vanity fair. >> it should be building buildings for people. it's noise to arrive in a city
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i think those great moments are sort of like the exclamation point in the city. >> reporter: as much as places like this help downtown war back to life, it's not without its controversy. this structure is billions over budget and at least five years behind schedule. when the hub's design was first unveiled in 2004, officials estimated it would cost around $2 billion. but after rush design changes, water leaks, and superstorm sandy in 2012, the finished product will cost almost twice as much, coming in at $3.9 billion. the hub's governing body, the port authority of new york and called the project challenging but added it will serve a valid transportation need for the region while becoming a very important landmark. >> it was a very, very ambitious, difficult design. yes, it cost a lot. yes, probably it should have cost somewhat less.
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innovative architecture is forever. >> reporter: officials are hopeful this landmark will also prove to be an economic engine. within these public atriums is potential 2,000 feet of potential real estate space. >> this was a public mall before 9/11 and in fact, a public shopping center. >> reporter: is that a feat, in and of itself, that this is finished? >> i think it's an extraordinary feat. you feel the life of the city has come back to this 16 acres again in a way it hadn't been for a long time. >> reporter: this hub is only partially opening today. several more corridors will be opening in later weeks. officials here didn't want a huge unveiling. although the commuter paper has it as fronts page news, there will be a very small ribbon cutting later this afternoon. soledad? >> it's beautiful, i think. >> beautiful and like it inside
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in getting a building like that, security an other things. many parents believe video games turn their kids into a coach potato but it kit help
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the kobe bryant farewell tour is almost over! the laker great played his final game in denver last night and rewarded two young laker fans with his shoes. bryant signed each one while sitting on the bench and handed them to the boys. the shoes probably made up for the lakers loss. denver beat the lakers 117-107. and while they want to wear them, their mother is saying, no way! >> put them in glass! >> that's right. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this half hour, donald trump takes aim at the "the new york
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should an off-the-record conversation with "the times" be punished published? >> a possible breakthrough in fight against childhood obesity could be worth dancing about. how video games can get kid off the couch. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the kalamazoo gazette update on the 14-year-old girl shot in the head in the uber mission's rampage. she say she opened her eyes for the first time and recognized her parents. that is according to a gofundme page. kopf was diagnosed as dead before she squeezed her mother's hands. the boeing original 727 makes its final flight.
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the plane landed at the mutual of flight where it will be an exhibit. some former boeing employees were there for the event. oklahoma mutual will digitize more than 6,000 items of bob dylan going back more than six years. george kaiser foundation and university of tulsa acquired the collection and it includes many photos and letters and notebooks and handwritten manuscripts never seen by the public. hollywood reporter says nfl star rob gronkowski will tackle children's television. the patriots tight end will host a nickelodeon show called "crash leak." it will feature sports viral. the producer thinks gronk's enthusiastic personality will be a hit with kids. not appropriate for kids. >> which part? >> the dancing he did on his cruise. he was gyrating.
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always appropriate. "the new york times" says learnig a new sport as a mid-life adult may be good for your brain. studies have shown picking up a new physical skill like snowboarding or juggling strengthens a part of the brain control. familiar activities like practicing crosswords are or training for marathons did not produce the same benefit. this presidential campaign is historic on many levels. the last month alone provided memorable headlines for papers like "the new york times." the newspaper itself became part of the story. on friday, "the times" published a front page article will foreign workers at trump's palm beach club. trump responded with a warning. >> we will open up the libel laws when "the new york times" writes a piece that is disgrace or "the washington post" is there for other reasons writes a hit piece, we can sue them and
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chance of winning. >> buzzfeed on monday broke the story of off-the-record meeting between trump and "the times" editorial board. at issue whether that conversation undermined trump's standing on his defining mission. immigration. trump's rivals are demanding he allow "the times" to release the audio of the meeting. we are pleased to have an editor of "the new york times" here. >> i thought you were going to ask me about juggle. >> or "the times" crossword puzzle. >> what exactly happened here? editorial board meeting. you're not a part of that board but you were there. >> i usually don't go and i asked to go this time and i asked to go frankly, because i had not seen donald trump in 20 years. and i thought it would be interesting to see him. so andy rosenthal and his good graces, let me go. it's -- the reason be, you know, for the record why these are
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in and pitch "the times" to endorse them. conversations. by the way, this is the only one i've ever been to. and the reason i think this one leaked out, which, to be frank, is unfortunate, because off-the-record conversations -- >> we are assuming it came from somebody at "the times"? >> i have no idea, to be honest. there were 30 people in the room, including donald trump's people. it got talked about in the newsroom. that is probably not a good thing. i may have even talked about it, to be frank. that probably not a good thing. on the other hand, i think it's much to do about nothing. i think that when 30 people sit in a room and talk to donald trump, who is a very vocal guy, and it ends up -- details of it end up leaking out -- >> yeah, but the point is, was it reported that he said on
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issues of building of the wall, did he actually say -- i'm not serious about that -- just saying that? >> i'm going to pass on what was said in the room because i'm going to honor -- >> that is the point. >> i know, but i'm going to honor the of-the-record that the editorial board put in place. >> but, dean, it wasn't entirely off-the-record. >> right. >> i mean, i wonder whether "the new york times" made a mistake because it wasn't entirely off the record. he said something about terror flaws and then went back and said can we put this on the record and that got put on the record. according to your own public editor -- >> yeah. he asked that some things be put on the record. trump did. so he opened the door. he said i'm happy to talk about some things on the record and we want it to be off the record. >> to be clear, if donald trump were to say today to put the whole thing on the record, would "the new york times" comply? >> that would be andy rosenthal's call. >> would he report it? do you think a good idea? clearly this is something that everybody is trying to figure out what exactly he said and if
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>> i would support what andy says today. >> a little bit of a dodge? >> a little bit of a dodge. to be frank, even though i was present and i agreed to the circumstances, it wasn't my meeting. if i it hod it over again, by the way, i probably shouldn't go to meetings like that. >> no. >> i went to this one, to be frank, because i was a journalist andive dying to hear what he said. >> i don't understand why you don't call him up and say i'd like to sit down with you. you're the editor of "the new york times" and talk about your candidacy. you don't need an editorial board meeting to do that. >> our reporters do that. he is not shy about talking. >> you said you wanted to go to candidate. >> but i wanted to go to the meeting to see the show. i'm a journalist. i wanted to go to the meeting to see the show. i wanted to go to the meeting to see what donald trump looked like in front of the editorial board of "the new york times," which he has a love/hate relationship with. on the one hand, he is a new york figure and like a lot of new york figures, he trashes "the new york times" in public.
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"the new york times" in private. i wanted to see that show. that is a different show than being on the phone with him. and i couldn't resist. >> can we talk about the business of "the new york times" and the future of the newspaper, its financial solvency? what has to be done to transform "the times" for the tutor? >> i actually think -- i think this is a large issue. and a lot has been done. i think "the new york times" -- "the new york times" making it to the future, which i'm convinced it will, is one of the most important stories in american journalism. "the new york times" is making a very powerful bet, and most other news organizations have not made the bet, and the bet goes like this -- we will make it to the future as a high-quality journalistic institution without compromise, without slipping into gossip. so that is -- this is an interesting, i think, historical bet, and what will it take to do
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it will take, first, sticking to our guns. we will cover big ambitious stories in big ambitious ways and we have already embraced new technology and new ways to tell stories, and do them consistent with the values of "the new york times." >> i know one of the investments that you're making is virtual reality story telling. tell us a little bit more about as they were showing me this this morning that on -- you click on these stories and essentially see 360. >> yeah. >> you can see that. this is terrific stuff, i think. virtual reality is happening. >> yeah. this is it. what is the feedback? >> 500,000 have downloaded our virtual reality app and more than a million people have looked at virtual journalist. it's a great way to tell stories. >> what are we looking here? this is the border? >> you are looking at a film that was made in conjunction with a magazine piece in which a border patrol guard was accused
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other side of the fence. and it's just a very powerful story. but what virtual reality brings -- >> like you're there. >> i'm going to say, this is a very good demonstration. knowing these things screw up! >> the border patrol agent, who has been charged with a crime, his claim was that -- was that the kid threw a rock over the fence. if you look at the fence in virtual reality and you see how high it is and you see the openings in it, the story is unbelievable. >> great. >> really brings you there and knowing where you are and knowing the distance and things like that. >> one of the most powerful examples of virtual reality was the one where we set the virtual reality team, we sent them, i can't remember, the iowa caucuses or the primary and you were in the donald trump rally. for the first time, i sat there and said, no wonder he thinks he can win. it was like -- >> very powerful.
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>> so nice to see you. thanks for talking to us and thanks for the demonstration. ahead another kind of video. can video games help in the fight against childhood obesity? >> i'm jamie wax. we know kids love games like these.
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a new study might give parents hope for helping kids be more physically active. obesity more than doubled in children between 1980 and 2012. cdc calls it an epidemic. what if video games, yeah, video games could help kids lose weight? jamie wax is at the a dave answer buster's arcade at new york times square how to get a healthy score. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. if you're a parent, you know kids are crazy about playing games like this one. at arcades like here at dave & buster's and at home and a new study suggests that video games, that's right, video games could play a big role in children's health. >> reporter: jerry walker is a dancing machine. but it's not all fun and games. >> reporter: there is a mission behind this 12-year-old's moves. what is all of this taught you about your health? >> that i should really get in shape. i'm, like, oh, yes, i'm so ready
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ly get in shape. you own it >> reporter: jerry is collecting points for accurate steps but researchers are collecting more vital information. it's part of a study to see whether video games can actually help him lose weight. jerry, how did you feel when your mom told you about this study? >> i was very excited. >> reporter: researchers purchased x-boxes and then asked jerry and other kids like him to play for one hour, three nights a week. after six months, they will measure his weight, blood pressure and cholesterol. for support, kid have to play with a family member. jerry chose his mom. do you worry about jerry's health? >> yes, i do. not only do i worry about his health, i wore about mine. >> i think parents should take a moment to ask their children, what do you get excited about? and if it seems the child is interested in video games, then give one of these active video games a try. >> reporter: dr. amanda diano developed the study at this
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>> i don't think we should ever replace outdoor activity with these indoor options. but we should also recognize that we have got to provide alternatives for kids, especially during that after-school time when many of them may be alone. >> reporter: that's when kids are spending more time in front of a screen. more than 60% of kids between 8 and 18 years old play video games for over an hour every day! the government recommends that young people get an hour of daily physical activity. et, only 27% meet that goal. what makes obesity, particularly problematic for children? >> well, the problem is that when you become obese as a child you set yourself up for the rest of your life. >> reporter: dr. diane hess is a pediatrician, specializing in childhood obesity. >> what i see in my practice is that my patients are extremely sedentary. i try to be so creative to figure out how can i get you to move? >> reporter: two years ago, pennington researchers conducted their first game experiment with
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ages of 14 and 18 years old. they found the participants increased bone density and lost body fat and improved their self-confidence. >> the most important thing is self-esteem. i think the fact they completed it and felt good about themseles i think is best benefit of all. >> reporter: in this second study, funded by the american heart association, kids will play at home, but check in with coaches like these every week. >> i love to change how children view physical activity or healthy diets and working out shouldn't be a burden or a challenge for people. it should be part of people's daily lives. >> reporter: for jerry, that just means more dancing. do you feel like this has changed your life? >> yes. it's really helping me because i'm starting to lose weight and i'm also having fun with losing weight. i try to keep up with my mom and have a good time. i just keep moving. >> reporter: for the second study, researchers will check in
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to make sure they are still moving and still losing weight. i'm going to challenge angel here to dance revolution but for my own embarrassment level, the revolution will not be televised. norah? >> oh, come on! we want to see it! i love to dance. moving. i dance with my kids. >> i think games and technology be able to initiate or good conduct is good. morning."
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good morning .. i'm stephanie webb .. and welcome to the show. normally we save the "whats trending" for later ... but this is a biggie ... what's trending everywhere is our brand new "officially offical" co-host is michael clayton ...

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