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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, march 21st, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." history in havana. president obama touches down in cuba, the first sitting american president to do so since 1928. his first message to cubans who waited decades for diplomacy. trump trump heads to washington today. the republican front-runner is set to make a major speech to a power pro israeli group but members of the audience plan on walking out. >> let's go. it's good! >> s
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who is in and who is out enthe buzzer-beaters from the first weekend of march madness. 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. later today, president obama meets with cuban president raul castro in havana. it was a meeting and trip that was unimaginable in the not too distant past. the president and family arrived yesterday, the start of a three-day visit to an old cold war foe. it's the president's latest steps in his steps to normalize relations with cuba. >> reporter: president obama brought his family to cuba, a big step towards normalizing relations with a cold wear adversary. he is the first u.s. president
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years. the president greeted u.s. embassy staff and then toured old havana. for weeks, work crews have been preparing for his arrival. restoring some roads and repaving others. fresh coats of paint have also been applied to homes and businesses to areas the president will tour and this poster was put up outside of a restaurant in old hevavana, cub. >> i think that we -- we are going to have some changes, but it's going to be slowly. >> reporter: during his stay, the president will meet with a number of prominent cuban dissidents here at the white house embassy but the white house won't say who is exactly on that guest list. the president will meet with u.s. and cuban business leaders. many cubans are hopeful his visit here will make life better. >> i think people want to hear from obama on his feet. they want to see what he actually believes and respect for the cuban and
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>> reporter: the president will also enjoy the great american pastime on cuban soil. he'll have prime seats for an exhibition baseball game between the tampa bay rays and the cuban national team. chris martinez, cbs news, havana, cuba. republican presidential candidate ted cruz, the son of a cuban immigrant, blasted the president's visit to cuba in an op-ed on politico. cruz called the visit so sad and so injuryus to our future as well as cuba's that obama has chose to legitimatize the castro regime with his presence on the island. cruz writes his father was beaten and ordered by his father. cruz's father says he fought for castro before coming to the u.s. those claims, though, have been disputed. well, tomorrow, republican voters in arizona and utah cast ballots in presidential contests. the gop front-runner is spending the day in washington. donald trump is scheduled to
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address a high profile jewish lobbying group and he'll also meet with influential presidential lobbyists with growing support that many gop leaders are working to derail his campaign. don champion is here in new york. >> reporter: the trump campaign hopes today's off-the-record meeting with republicans will help some of the establishment coalesce behind the billionaire. still, it seems, the effort to stop trump from becoming the party nominee is stronger than ever. trump is also expected to face unprecedented pushback during a key speech before a powerful group today. ♪ >> reporter: mr. trump goes to washington. gop presidential front-runner donald trump will be in the nation's capital today rallying party leaders behind him. >> if we bring our party together, we will win. we will win by numbers that you've never seen before. >> reporter: trump is set to meet with nearly two dozen republicans. he is also scheduled to
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denouncing what they call trump's hate speech, a group of rabbis plan to walk out of the speech. >> get him out of here. >> reporter: trump is still poised to beat rivals ted cruz and john kasich in the winner take all state of arizona tomorrow. even still, the possibility of a contested convention hangs over his head. >> you have to have a majority of the delegates in order to be the nominee. there is nothing magical about the number. >> reporter: favored to win in utah tomorrow, cruz contends he can stop trump in the delegate count. >> we have a straightforward path to get to 1,237 delegates and secure the republican nomination before the convention. >> reporter: on the democratic side, bernie sander is counting on wins out west to slow hillary clinton's momentum. >> when the voter turnout is high, we win. when the voter turnout is low, we lose. >> reporter: clinton leads sanders by close to 800
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delegates. and after taking the weekend off, clinton will campaign in arizona today. she is also scheduled to speak before apac, along with john kasich and ted cruz. bernie sanders is the only presidential candidate who is skipping the conference. >> don champion here in new york, thanks a lot, don. a threatening letter was sent to donald trump's sister. marianne trump bayer is a judge on the u.s. circuit court of appeals in philadelphia. the fbi is aware of the incident and is working with the secret service. last week, trump's son eric also received a threatening letter. former congresswoman survived an assassination attempt. clinton like donald trump will address the american israeli public affairs committee conference. ted cruz and john kasich will also speak today. we will have more on that coming
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the south korean news agency reports that north korea fired a missile and several other projectiles eastward into the sea of japan. the reported launches came three days after the north reportedly fired a medium-range missile into the sea for the first time since 2014. the pentagon says a marine was killed by isis in northern iraq. staff sergeant louis cardin was killed saturday when he was hit bay mortar fire. the incident took place outside of mosul, a city held by isis. cardin is the first u.s. service member killed in iraq since october of 2015. this morning, pennsylvania authorities are trying to figure out why a retired state trooper held up a turnpike toll plaza and killed two people. sunday morning at the toll 65 miles west of harrisburg, police say clarence brigs pulled a gun and ordered two employees into the administration building. briggs shot
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collector and a security guard. >> commonwealth and the turnpike and the pennsylvania state police will extend the resources necessary to make sure we find out exactly what transpired this morning and to make absolute certain that our system is secure. >> briggs was shot and killed by state troopers. an indiana's sheriff's deputy died. two deputies were serving arrest and search warrants at a home north of indianapolis when they got inside, they were met with gunfire. the other officer was wounded. the suspect was found dead inside the home. and it may be spring, but this morning, a winter-like storm is hitting the northeast. cities like boston and portland, maine, are expected to get up to 5 inches of snow, but some areas of new england could get up to a foot. it started snowing on long island last night. the snowy weather is hitting
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commute and is expected to impact travel. . coming up on the "morning news." a bunny behaving badly. a man in an easter bunny costume throws punches at a mall. later, reaction to sexist comments about women tennis players from a tournament executive. this is the "cbs morning news."
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♪ this easter bunny lost his head and became a basket case! video shot at a jersey city mall was posted last night on social media. it shows a man in an easter bunny costume brawling with shoppers. bystanders help the mall security subdue the rabbit puncher. the two day old has a sibling. a web cam captured the moment when three emerged from
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eagle's shell. the eagles are the first mating pair in nearly 70 years to nest at the national arborateum in washington, d.c. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the washington post" reports the suspect being held for the paris attacks was planning more mayhem. salah abdeslam was captured friday in brussels. "the new york times" is reporting the timetable republican leaders are following to derail donald trump. party activists have 100-day plan to stop trump from becoming the presidential nominee. it calls for lobbying delegates and possibly recruiting independent candidates. the "atlanta journal-constitution" reports a proposed georgia law could hurt
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bowl. a bid that would allow religious groups from withholding service. policy targets are a factor when sites for the title game are chosen. "sports illustrated" is reporting reaction to remarks from a tennis tournament sponsor. raymond moore said women's professional tennis is riding on coattails of male players. he is ceo of the site holding this week's pro tournament. tournament legend billie jean king wrote he is wrong on so many levels. every player, especially the top players, contribute to our success. moore later apologized. britain's "guardian" reports that adele is furious after being hacked. some of the singer's personal pictures were posted online. among them an ultrasound image of her son from her pregnancy. the hacker apparently broke in from
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ ♪ rescue me >> reporter: a horse that
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highway safety administration has issued a warning that modern cars are increasingly vulnerable to hacking. the fbi issued a public service announcement last week. it cites demonstrations in which researchers took control of various car functions like braking and steering by remote control. the hacking attacks can occur via wi-fi when the car is moving slow or fast. sherman williams is buying valspar in a 3.3 billion dollar deal. it will reach asia and europe. the combined company will employed about 60,000 peoples. shermanan williams will remain headquartered in cleveland but there will be a significant presence in minneapolis where valspar is based. utopia remained on top at the box office the third week in a row. the disney animated film earned $38 million in ticket sales this weekend. the divergent series allegiant
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million in sales and miracle from heaven grabbed the third spot. apple is expected to announce a new addition to iphone. tomorrow, apple will be in court over the fbi's demand to unlock an iphone connected to the san bernardino shooting. paul mccartney has begun the process of reclaiming the rights to many of the songs he and john lennon wrote for the beatles. back in 1985, michael jackson outbid mccartney for the right ending their friendship. but because of a u.s. copyright law songs written before 1978 can be reclaimed by writers 56 years after their initial release. the first song will be reclaimable starting in 2018. >> i'm sure the catalog is very vaeb valuab
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seed xavier and through to the sweet 16. bronson koenig said he was just chave channeling his inner steph curry when he sang the shot. this weekend was filled with buzzer-beaters and upsets and overtime. north texas put up a fight but a&m got the win in the end. it looked like an upset in the making for stephen f. austin taking sixth seed notre dame to the wire but 1.4 second on the clock, rex cluger's tip put notre dame ahead. the irish with through to the sweet 16 for the third year a row. the madness continued to the last place of a weekend eighth seeded st. joseph to beat the fourth seeded hawks. seconds ticked off in the second half, the ducks came away with it. the sweet 16 matchups are
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> by the end of this week, a bill to toughe
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headed to the governor's desk. after a raw weekend, much brighter and warmer through the workweek. here is meteorologist allyson rae with the forecast. >> good morning. still cold out there as you step outside, you might have to grab the winter coat this morning. windy today, too. we are starting off with clouds. all of the precipitation is over. by the end of the week so nice. today is one of the coolest of the next seven. 38 for washington. 37 for the ray. 37 for culpeper. sunshine through the afternoon. as the sun increases so does the wind speed. windy today out of the northwest winds gusting 25 to 30 miles per hour. we stay dry for a while and temperatures start to soar. and here is
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traffic. good morning. we have an accident in laurel that has several lines of the b.w. parkway blocked. police have on scene detouring traffic to 198. watch out for that. we'll be back with traffic and weather on the 9s. over to you. he retired two years ago with an honorable discharge. now, today investigators are trying to figure out what led a veteran trooper to gone down a toll and a security guard. >> this happened at 7:00 yesterday morning at ft. latinten, outside of pennsylvania. clarence briggs was shot dead. he served 26 years. in virginia a man is dead after being shot by a police officer. that is 30 miles southwest of
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on sunday afternoon, ballard stabs his daughter's boy with a butcher knife. and officers arrived and ballard advanced on them with two knives. the man stabbed is in critical condition. authorities continue to question the most wanted man in europe right now. police arrested the paris attacker in belgium on friday. after a four month manhunt. he told investigators he was plotting another major assault. staying overseas, hundreds of syrian migrants continue to arrive in greece despite the official start of a very controversial deal. it went into effect yesterday. it calls for pyogenes entering greece to be sent back to turkey in return for financial and political returns. meanwhile, they are in catches on the border of greece. this is
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is growing, university of ph.d. -- maryland is a small group of colleges to hand delivering acceptance letters to applicants. the goal is to standout from competing schools. last year, the university of maryland sent a bus of employees to surprise six students. not quite hand delivered, but we are happy to accept you this monday morning. >> the first full week of spring right here on wusa 9. bill named after a fallen local police officer could clear the final major hurdle this week. good morning. happy spring. i'm andrea roane. >> i'm mike hydeck. we are done with that dank, windy weather. we have great news on the horizon. larry mi w
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traffic in a bit. first, meteorologist allyson rae. >> good morning. today is the transition day to much better weather by midweek. but rather windy this afternoon. you have to gear up for that. we are done with the cold weather over the weekend. we are talking about temperatures into the 30's. germantown 36 degrees. college park 35. and malbro 34. so on the cool side. 50 degrees, and well below average. the winds 20 to 25 miles per hour. warmer days are ahead. the seven-day forecast is coming up. larry? we have an accident on the northbound side of the b.w. parkway at this point that has two lanes blocked, and causing issues for commuters out there. 198 and 32. traffic


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