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♪ bada ba ba ba captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is thursday, march 31st, 2016. welcome to "cbs this morning." tornadoes, hail, and severe flooding slam the south. millions brace for more extreme weather. >> and the fallout for donald trump, after he scrambles to recaptain his comments about punishing women for abortion. a surprise reunion for a brussels bombing survivor. we are there when he sees his michigan family for the first time since the attack. we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener." your world in 90 seconds. here is the debris. i hope people are taking cover. >> get down. twt on tflhe oor. nuo mites later, boom. the high winds c
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>> severe storms sweep across the south. >> tornado is on the ground. >> moving east/northeast. >> roofs taken off of homes and downed trees we have seen. >> golf ball-sized hail and sounded like basically a hurricane was outside the front door. do you believe in punishment for abortion, yes or no? >> there has to be some form of punishment. >> for the woman? >> yes, there has to be some form. >> trump will figure out a way to say that he didn't say it or he was misquoted or whatever. >> every stupid or absurd remark made by donald trump becomes the story of the week. >> mosquitoes that tmiranst the zika virus may live in a larger area than previously thought extending to the midwest and new york. >> what are you doing? >> sebastian be,llin a survivor of last week's deadly terror attacks, is finally reunited for whis family. >> i'm at a loss for words. >> the fbi will hack into another iphone which might hold evidence in ade murr trial. t
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amazingly, both men survived. >> i was very lucky. >> automatic that. >> a woman was at a sanctuary in florida when a panther came splinting right at her. >> [ screaming ] >> a very curious bird has caused quite a stir. >> i was not expecting that! i can't get it off of me! please get it off of me. it's not funny! >> who do you like better, obama or trump? >> i dislike obama's policies more. but if i were in my car and ingettg ready to reverse and saw donald in the backup camera, i'm not confident which pedal i would push. >> mr. cartoon trump, how do you respond to anderson cooper comparing you to a 5-year-old? >> anderson cooper is a dumb-dumb. >> come on. you sound like an idiot. >> stephen, i have a lawyer and i will sue. announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by toyota. let's go places. ♪
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welcome to "cbs this morning." norah o'donnell is off. dana jacobson of cbs sports network, is with us. powerful spring storms this morning are sweeping across the southern united states. at least four tornadoes hit oklahoma wednesday, about seven people were hurt. other twisters touched down in arkansas and kansas. >> the massive storm system is on the move this morning. heavy rain and flash flooding are forecast for the southeast through friday. manuel bojorquez is in tulsa, oklahoma, with a look at the damaging tornadoes. manuel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the heaviest damage here in tulsa covers about a square mile and you can see the power of the tornado right here where it knocked down the brick wall of this beauty supply store. not only that, it lifted off the roof. there is now merchandise scattered everywhere here. a community center next door and
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>> it is on the ground at the quarries moving eastbound. >> reporter: multiple tornado ripped across northeastern oklahoma wednesday evening. >> there is the debris off of some roofs. i hope people are taking cover in this area as it continues to move. >> reporter: cbs affiliate kotv captured the chaos from their helicopter. >> we have it on the ground. debris out in this area. we can see some farm buildings and out buildings right and it's on the ground and looks to be stronger than earlier. >> reporter: on the ground, violent winds pounded suburban neighborhoods and uprooting trees and houses. an adult and three children were in this pickup truck when a tree crashed on top of it. the family was hospitalized with no major injuries. tornado sirens rang out. >> i see a funnel cloud. debris just going around in circles. >> reporter: dee dee gillespie had two minutes to get to safet
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>> boom. high winds came through and broke out windows. >> reporter: trees snapped pour lines. 5800 homes and businesses lost power. first responders have been searching homes through the night, looking for survivors. so far, there are no reports of missing people. four tulsa schools have decided to cancel classes for today. the national weather service will be on-site, trying to determine the intensity of those tornado by assessing damage on the ground. like this. dana? >> manuel, thank you. two flight attendants are hurt this morning after the storms rocked their plane and forced an emergency landing. american eagle flight 3358 left dallas/ft. worth international airport bound for memphis yesterday. passengers say the plane suddenly dropped and sending a drink cart flying on two crew members. >> it was two of them that got hurt fairly -- they were bleeding and stuff.
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drop that we had, the pilot got on and said that we had to make an emergency landing. >> no passengers were hurt. now, shortly after that flight, our david begnaud took another flight from dallas to memphis. he arrived safely and is there to show us how flooding and hail hit several states. david, good morning. >> reporter: dana, good morning. we were supposed to arrive in memphis 10:00 p.m. local time but we didn't get here until 3:00 a.m. the pilot mindful of what happened to that flight and talking to the meteorologists and delaying our flight but the passengers didn't seem to mind. in memphis, we are on the ground and rain stopped and set a record 2.37 inches of rain in six hours. just over the border in north little rock, arkansas, a record 4.9 inches of rain fell in just under 24 hours. that sent rushing flood water over clogged roads, hampering drivers and creating dangerous conditions.
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people out of rock creek in the heart of little rock. they held to a tree for safety after their car was swept away in the storm. >> help him! >> reporter: all of it happening while high water rushed through parking lots and making heavy dumpsters float away. also overnight, a hail storm rocked kansas. crisscrossing the entire state. the barrage of ice, rain, and wind sent people outside and drivers scrambling. in casso day, kansas, hail. and hail pierced houses and one family's foam was seriously damaged. >> sound like quarts quarters on the roof to golf ball-sized hail and sounded like a hurricane was outside the front door. >> reporter: back in memphis, are you in the bull's-eye. the severe weather threat stretches from the ohio valle
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three week ago this morning, we were standing in north louisiana, the saturated bayou state is expected to get hit with rain today. >> i do remember that. thank you, david begnaud. critics from all sides are condemning donald trump this morning. saying he would punishing women for having abortions if they ever become illegal. the republican front-runner quickly pulled back those comments but the damage was already done. democrats, republicans, and even anti-abortion groups were quick to denounce donald trump. major garrett is in chicago with the latest comments to spark controversy about the trump campaign. major, some people say here we go again. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. on plenty of issues, donald trump has defined himself what he has said and how he has said it. beyond the controversy and the flamboyance, a couple of questions have per sissed what does trump really know and what does he actually believe? well, all of this came together yesterday when trump did something almost without precedent. angering those who support and oppose abortion rights at exactly the same time.
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how little donald has thought about any of the serious issues facing this country. >> of course, women shouldn't be punished. look. you know, i think probably donald trump will figure out a way to say that he didn't say it or he was misquoted or whatever. >> reporter: ted cruz and john kasich both criticized donald trump for saying women seeking abortions should be punished if the procedure was made illegal. >> the answer is that there has to be some form of punishment. >> for the woman? >> yeah. there has to be some woman. >> ten years, what? >> that, i don't know. >> reporter: during a heated televised exchange on mnbc trump fumbled. >> how do you actually ban abortion? >> you go back to a position like they had where people will perhaps go to illegal places. >> yeah. >> but you have to ban it. >> reporter: groups opposed to abortion rights immediately denounced trump, saying we have never advocated in any context for the punishment of women
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out of touch with the pro-life movement. within hours, trump's campaign reversed course, issuing a statement that the doctor would be held legally responsible, not the woman and insisting trump's position had not change. >> would the president ban -- >> in every respect. >> reporter: trump's former stance in favor of abortion rights is something cruz and allies have been trying to highlight, unsuccessfully, until now. cruz is leading trump by ten points ahead of next tuesday's wisconsin primary but among women, the gap grows even larger. >> the numbers were good. the numbers aren't as good as with women as they were but nobody respects women more than i do. >> reporter: trump takes the next couple of days off the campaign trail while cruz heads to california today before returning to wisconsin to barnstorm. kasich, running third in wisconsin, has also taken the day off and heads to his home state of pennsylvania which votes april 26th. >> major, thank you. democratic candidates bernie
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calling trump's abortion comment shameful, horrific, and abhorrent. >> this is just beyond any position taken by someone running for president in a serious way in a very long time. >> to punish a woman for having an abortion is beyond comprehension comprehension. >> but the two disagree on the comments saers calls it a distraction. >> any stupid, absurd remark made by donald trump becomes the story of the week. >> to think that this is an issue that is not deserving of reaction? just demonstrates a lack of appreciation for how serious this is. it certainly is as important as any economic issue. >> the democrats say trump's statement highlights the risks women face if he is elected president. john heilemann, co-managing editor of "bloomberg politics"
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good morning. >> how are you doing? >> doing well. good to have you there from wisconsin. this important primary is coming up. trump is already behind by about ten points in one poll. to ted cruz. what impact will this controversy have? >> well, it's not going to be positive for him, charlie. i think, you know, it comes at the end of a bad week for trump. about as ba of a week he's had in a long time. you think about this controversy coming on the heels of the corey lewandowski arrest for battery and coming on the heels of the fight that trump and ted cruz are in and many thought trump went over the line in terms of criticizing ted cruz's wife in a kind of unpleasant way. it's the no sustained kind of bad set of news cycles trump has had in a while. you pointed out the marquette poll has trump down to ted cruz and that was before scott walker endorsed ted cruz. it heads like donald trump would be headed for aea
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cruz in a week. >> what makes it different this time, john? every time he says something controversial, his numbers seem to go up. >> gayle, it is the most dangerous thing you can do in american politics right now to predict the death of donald trump and so i'm not going to do that. but i am going to say that it's an interesting, unusual situation here in wisconsin where all of the focus is on this state. we have had months now of multiprimary election nights. here, it's just one state. this state has the confluence of conservative talk radio here is anti-trump. that is unusual. the republican establishment is firmly anti-trump. and you've got this huge corps of suburban republican women who seem to not be reacting well to some of the particular nature of these controversies that trump has gotten into the last week, and that confluence of things is putting him in a pretty vulnerable situation, to say the least. >> you mentioned scott walker and that endorsement. we have seen it before where there is an endorsement for cruz and it hasn't had an impact. what is the impact this time?
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>> right west sco. scott walker is a controversial figure in wisconsin but not among republicans. according to the recent polling he has 80% approval rating among republicans in this state. he is a very popular guy. he has a real -- a real machinery -- a real team he brings to bear here. it's not -- it would not be definitive or determinative, but coming on the heels of everything else that was working to trump's disadvantage here, it's like one more thing. i don't want to say nail in the coffin because that is a cliche. it's kind of a cherry on top of the sun dae for ted cruz in a way. >> what does the democratic race look like, john? >> looks like bernie sanders has the energy and momentum here. secretary clinton has not been in the state very much. she was here for a couple of days and then left. it looks like now, i think the clintons are coming back to the state this weekend and bill clinton here friday and
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hillary clinton is coming back on friday. sanders has basically been camped out here the better part of a week and one of the things true in this democratic race is if bernie sanders has time in a state where he has a sustained run and spends money on advertising and does a lot of personal appearances he moves votes and even the clinton campaign acknowledges. i think they basically assume that sanders is going to win here. the only question is by how much. >> john, thank you very much. the battle over protecting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination is moving to arkansas. the attorney general says the city's ban on discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity conflicts with a state law. meanwhile, outrage in north carolina over that state's transgender law. north carolina governor pat mccrory spoke with our mark strassmann yesterday and he pushed back from criticism in business including apple. >> my phone is made in china.
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which has a human rights issues second to none in our world. and it's kind of hypocritical that they are worried about a bathroom and locker room and shower facilities policy in neither carolina which is allowing apple to make the decisions for themselves within their facilities. >> more than 80 corporations have called for north carolina's law to be repealed. the centers for disease control warns that the zika virus in the u.s. could spread farther north than previously thought. the cdc originally focused on the southeast when it looked at th mosquitoes that carried the virus but new survey shows the two species have a far graernt range can stretch to new york and san francisco. our dr. david agus is in los angeles and joins us from there. doctor, always good to see you. >> good morning. >> there have been no reported cases here in the united states but looking at that map do we now need to worry about that? >> no reported cases transmitted by mosquito. but the mosquito season is coming. and so when may,
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august, september happen, mosquitoes are going to start to thrive and we are going to be in trouble with regard to zika. there are three to 350,000 births a month in the united states. and every pregnant woman is susceptible to being bitten by the mosquitoes that are carried by zika virus. >> what is your main concern right now? >> well, the main concern is if a woman is bitten by a mosquito that has the zika virus, the baby while it's developing may not have a normal brain. it is serious. the new england journal of medicine showed last night in a woman who is pregnant the zika virus lasted in her blood over ten weeks. and so we don't have real mosquito control efforts ongoing on a major way in the united states. congress turned down a significant bill to research and fight zika right before the easter break. and there is going to be issues as mosquitoes start to thrive in the summer months. >> it
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will a vaccine be ready? >> it's going to be at least a year for a vaccine to be ready. we have had a virus coming up and down the zika virus for decades. in america and most pharmaceutical companies, they fight things when there are lots of cases and they wait until then. we need to start to think forward and we haven't done that historically. so the vaccine isn't ready and won't be this season for mosquitoes. >> thank you so much, dr. agus. >> thank you. a new police raid in belgium this morning connected to a foiled terror attack in paris. video shows police taking part in the investigation. a suspect in paris, investigators found rifles and stolen passports and tatp inside an apartment connected to the suspect who was arrested last week. tatp is the same material used in the brussels attack. >> barry: believe the man traveled to syria in 2014 a
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2015. we know the identity this morning of another american killed in the brussels terror attacks. 41-year-old gail minglana martinez was traveling with her family when with the bombs exploded at the airport. her husband is an air force officer stationed in the netherlands. he is hospitalized, along with their four children. the couple recently celebrated their 21st anniversary. >> the former college basketball player who survived the brussels terror attack gets a happy surprise. >> we couldn't wait to see you. >> i'm speechless. it's going to take me a little time. >> ahead, vladimir duthiers takes
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♪ we have the first video this morning of what happened inside the plane hijacked over egypt on tuesday. a flight attendant's cell phone footage shows the moment a smiling british passenger posed with pictures with the alleged hijacker. video shows a relatively calm atmosphere on the plane which was diverted to cyprus. later, the hijacker who was wearing a fake bomb belt vended to authorities. >> people are saying are you crazy? what are you trying to do? >> say cheese. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up, a family's emotional reunion after the brussels attack. vladimir duthiers was inside the hospital room for the surprise visit. we will show you the very moving scene that left a
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victim elated. can tesla bring its high-end right to the mainstream? elon musk will unveil a more affordable model today. we will ask mellody hobson if the anticipated vehicle could shake up the auto industry. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. the arkansas democrat gazette reports on the fbi agreeing to unlock an ipod and iphone belonging to two teenage murder suspects. arkansas prosecutors asked for help after the agency announced it had accessed the iphone of the san bernardino terrorist. unclear if the fbi will use the same method. "usa today" reports on new guidelines could expand women's's access to an abortion pill. the fda allows the women to use a medication to end pregnancy up to 70 days of gestation since the first day of the last menstrual period and three weeks longer the previous guideline. it also lowered d
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the medication and made it easier to get a prescription. dallas morning news reports the owner of a texas hospice allegedly told nurses to gave patients fatal overdoses. an fbi affidavit says brad harris wanted to boost profits by getting rid of patients. one text, he reportedly sent to a nurse, said, quote, you need to make this patient go bye-bye. no charges have been filed. the minneapolis star tribune reports two white police officers will not be charged in the death of an unarmed black man. the ruling yesterday angered activists. a prosecutor says evidence showed that jamar clark was trying to grab an officer's gun when he was shot last november. some witnesses said clark was handcuffed. the "los angeles times" reports progress in california's recovery from drought. researchers found several feet of snow yesterday in a mt. meadow. one year ago, the area was bare. officials say they still can't declare the state's five-year drought over. the fear in nevada snow packed last year was the
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record. this year, it's nearly back to normal. 87 people are still recovering in the hospital from last week's terror attacks in brussels. among them is 37-year-old sebastien bellin. he is a former college basketball player who had planned to fly home to see his family in michigan and then two bombs went off at the airport. we have all seen this image that shows bellin dazed and bloodied laying on the ground. doctors have now operated four times. but, yesterday, he received a bedside visit that left him speechless. vladimir duthiers of our digital network cbsn watched the reunion take place. >> reporter: when we visited with sebastien bell i didn't know wednesday in brussels. >> sometimes you just got through some short-term pain. >> reporter: he was talking about sacrifice. >> like, for example, traveling for two, three weeks which i was doing. it's time away from your kids but when you're back with them, you know, then you have some time to really be 100% for them. >> reporter: as he spoke about family -- >> oh, we can't wait to see him. >> looking forward to speaking to him. >> reporter: he had
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brothers, dad, and stepmom were here to surprise him. >> what are you doing? oh! oh, man! >> we couldn't wait to see you, man. i'm speechless. going to take me a little time. >> reporter: i heard you when you saw your dad pop through the door t
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what were you thinking? >> surreal. i'm sorry. i'm at a loss for words. you know, if you had told me this was going to happen a week after lying on the floor in that airport where everything seemed around me, you know, like the exact opposite, it's just -- it's too extreme. arrived sunday and sleeping by h his side ever since. >> it was a hard time processing. i'm still having a hard time processing it. seeing that photo was, i mean, extremely terrifying. >> yeah. >> and to think that that happened to our family and -- >> right. >> like an invasion into your -- your little circle. >> i lost 50% of my blood. i never once passed out. i never once lost focus on the game plan. on what i wanted to do. you know? how i was going to win that .
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>> reporter: for kr"cbs this morning," vladimir duthiers, brussels. >> bellin's doctor say he will be hospitalized at least three months. one of those stories you say please pass the tissues. when we interviewed him he said he had to get back to his two young daughters. the look on his face when his dad walked in. >> just that emotion. the tragedy you go through but to be so far from your family. >> goose bumps. >> amazing how much blood he lost. tesla motors will reach a major milestone tonight. the company will unveil its first electric car intended for mainstream buyers. the model 3's base prize is $35,000, about half the price of some other tesla models. this is an important moment for ceo elon musk. he expects tesla to make a profit starting this year. cbs news financial contributor mellody hobson is with us from chicago. good morning. >> good morning. >> is this a game-changer, first, for a?
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industry? >> so i would say for tesla, probably yes. as you mentioned, the company has not been profitable, despite the stock price that it's had some pretty heavy moments and they really are expecting this to be their silver bullet. "forbes" estimates that 30% of the value of tesla will be derives from the sales of this car when they kick in in 2007. this year tesla will make 17 and a half million cars sold in the united states and next year it's less than 200,000 cars. in terms of the big industry story, they are still a small player. >> who do they think is going to buy this car? >> probably the tech savvy early adopter environmentally conscious person who lives in the suburbs or the city. this is not the car for a rural buyer, because the charging stations aren't everywhere. so it's the people w
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will be a commuter car for people. >> you talk about a commuter car. before, people didn't seem to mind the delays. now are they ready to keep up with production to give people the commuter car right away? >> that is the big question. the molgeddel s was delayed and model x was delayed for almost two years. the early cars were supposed to be shipped in 2013. they came last fall. that is the big issue with this car. they need to ramp up production for 50,000 of these cars next year. the one way they say they will be able to do that is they built their own battery factory called a giger factory that is built right now and it's early in production. and this factory will help them be able to deal with the production delays that they have had. they have been largely due they said to being able to buy the batteries in asia. >> it is one more significant step in the move for electric cars? >> it is a major step. from that perspective tesla has led the way. their cars have been extraordinarily
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a proposed law in colorado is raising new questions this morning about how to punish underaged teens who engage in sexting. the measure would downgrade the offense from a felony to a misdemeanor but some say that could make life worse for juveniles who are caught sexting. vinita, good morning. >> reporter: high school sexting scandal in colorado was the catalyst for this bill. prosecutors and police push legislation to combat what is common sense place. juveniles distributing explicit photos and some worry this new law would could turn into prank sisters. >> reporter: these parents have told their kids sexting is just part of modern teenage life. >> it's more widespread than we would like to think it is. >> reporter: a new colorado bill would reduce the penalty for underage
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making it a crime for publishing a sexually image of himself harass herself or another juvenile. it could consider it a form of child pornography, a felony requiring those convicted to register as sex offenders. >> this bill proposes a charge that we are going to call misuse of electronic images. it doesn't even carry the title sexting when this juvenile progresses to adulthood that case can be sealed from the public. >> reporter: last year an anonymous tip led officials at colorado's canon city high school for a large sexting scandal. they discovered inappropriate images that had been collected and shared by their students, but prosecutors decided not to file charges. >> i think this new law is making this issue a lot worse. >> reporter: amy is author of "panic." >> it seems lik
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sexting can technical count as child pornography. but a lot of prosecutors are really hess tenths take use child pornography laws against teenagers. >> i'm concerned that kids might get what more widely prosecuted because it would be a lesser charge and so people might be more willing to prosecute, and i don't think that is going to teach anybody the lessons we want them to learn. >> reporter: the proposed bill does offer some additional protections for juveniles. they could defend themselves by saying they took reasonable steps in a timely manner to destroy, delete. if approved the new law goes into effect on july 1st. you can imagine a lot of debate on this one and a lot of people are talking about voting. think back to those days a reason we gave kids a certain age that they should vote. maybe they shouldn't have this privilege yet. >> also seems like it's taking the law time to catch up with technology. it changes everything. >> certainly. >> thanks,
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♪ it is thursday, march 31st, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there is more real news ahead, including fallout from donald trump's fast changing statements on abortion. peggy noonan says, talking about punishing women puts trump in a bad spot. first, here's a look at today's "eye opener" at 8:00. the heaviest damage he iren a tulscovers about a square mile and you can see the power of the tornado right here. >> here in memphis, the rain has stopped but they have already set a record. 2.73 inches of rain in six hours. trump did something almost ouwitht precedent, angering those who support and oppose abortion rights at exactly the same time. every time he says something controversial, his numbers seem to go up. >> gayle,t
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thing you can do in american politics right now to predict the death of trump so i'm not going to do that. >> the mosquito season is coming. mae, jun july, augusndt a september happen, mosquitoes will start to drive and we are going to be in trouble with regard to zika. >> is this a game changer for tesla and the auto industry? >> they reallyre a expecting this to be their silver bullet so this is a game changer for them. for the industry? i'm not so sure. >> a flight attendant's cell phone footage shows the moment a smiling british passenger posed with pictures with the alleged hijacker. >> look at that goofy grin. this man stared into the face of death and said cheese! announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by nationwide. ♪ i'm charlie rose with gayle king and dana jacobson of cbs sports network. norah is off.
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bracing this morning for a new blast of extreme weather. at least seven people were hurt after storms spawned tornadoes in oklahoma. one home was destroyed. several others have serious damage. >> one of the hardest hit areas was tulsa and manuel bojorquez is there. manuel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the national weather service will be out here today assessing damage like this to try to determine the intensity of the tornados. at this beauty supply store, you can see that brick wall came down and the roof is gone. at least four tornadoes touchdowns were reported in oklahoma last night, two in tulsa. iolent wind pounded neighborhoods, leveling houses and trees were uprooted. snapped power lines left as many as 5,800 homes without power. a tree crashed on a pickup truck. the family was hospitalized but no major injuries. first responders have been searching homes through th
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night, looking for anyone who may be trapped but, so far, there are no reports of missing people. dana? >> at least some good news there. manuel, thank you. donald trump is getting battered from all side this morning after saying abortion should be outlawed and women who have them illegally should be punished. >> do you believe in punishment for abortion? yes or no. as a principle. >> the answer is that there has to be some form of punishment. >> for the woman? >> yeah, there has to be smp form. >> ten years, what? >> that, i don't know. >> a fine? emprisonment for a young woman who finds herself pregnant? >> it has to be determined. >> is the guy who got her pregnant is he responsible under law for these abortions or not responsible? >> it has different feelings. i would say no. >> they are usually involved. >> a short time after he spoke, trump put out a statement rephrasing his views. he said, quote, the doctor or any other person performing this illegal act
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legally responsible, not the woman. >> ted cruz said trump is willing to say anything to try to get elected. john kasich said this morning, trump does not respect the seriousness of the office. the democratic candidates also condemn the gop front-runner. >> -- when someone shows you who they are, believe them and once again he has showed us. >> what is in donald trump's mind? except we are tired of saying that. i don't know what world this person lives in. >> cbs news contributor peggy noonan is a "wall street journal" columnist and joins us at the table. i was at a new york dinner party last night. democrats and republicans. a main topic of conversation. he meant it, he didn't mean it, he doesn't want this job. what is he thinking? what is your opinion? >> luckily, i'm a freudian analyst. he acts. donald trump is not acting in a way that sst
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wants the job lately. he has done a funny thing. he shot up for eight or nine points, hit 30 -- he shot up for 2013 mon eight or nine months and hit 38% to 40% on the republican side. what he had to do at this point is reached out to those who with looked at him and didn't like them and reassure them. instead of reassuring them, he is giving them pause consistently the past few weeks in his statements, in his strange approach to things. so he is alienating people who he might have been bringing into his tent and it makes you wonder what he is up to. >> but dr. freud, the question is -- is he simply not ready for this in terms of some comprehension, ready for prime time and his campaign is, all of a sudden, now meeting the rubber meets the ground? >> yeah, but when -- >> not because he doesn't want it. >> well, when you're running for
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ready. you ought to have thought about the serious issues around you. one of the things that was startling about his abortion comment is that abortion is a perennial subject in american politics the past 35 years. he showed no sense that he had actually thought through it and thought through some of its more delicate questions, and that was -- >> he has to know this is damaging. he has to. >> oh, i think so. >> because he issued a later report and statement. >> he had the clarification. but also if you saw him on the stump in wisconsin yesterday, he looks less like his popping off person. he looks like someone who realizes he's in trouble and doesn't now how to get out. >> this from the "the washington post." he would start the republican campaign is as the least popular
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candidate to represent their party in modern times. 85% of hispanics and nearly half of republicans and republican leaning independents. >> see? that is hurting him and that is -- those numbers have been only growing. there is a big primary coming up in wisconsin and we see just in the past month, according to some polls, trump was ten points ahead. now, suddenly, according to last night's poll, he is ten points behind. something is happening now with the trump campaign. the biggest cliche has been there's nothing he can say that hurts him but, in fact, in the aggregate, when you add up sort of disturbing or seining thinay things maybe every other day. it gives a bad impression. >> i think what is says is what happening in the country in response, rather than what is happening in the trump campaign. >> you mean they are starting to listen to him? or what? >> yes. >> you mean a
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>> starting to add up. >> a greater attentiveness? i think the story is, for the first time, he has been hurt and he has been hurt by himself. he was always the only one who could hurt donald trump and i think he's doing it. >> i agree with that. go ahead. >> the only thing i was going to say is simply what kasich said about this idea of the seriousness of the office, that maybe now is he going to respect some of that? with lwe see a change in donald trump? >> i don't know if you'll see a change. we are about to find out if he is capable of stabilizing and becoming serious. we have been waiting for that for sometime and haven't seen it yet. >> don't hold your breath. >> peggy noonan, thank you. exciting news to share about our eye-opener. starting this morning, you can get all that and all that matters. e-mailed directly tour inbox. that's not bad. go to our website
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>> charlie gets into the swing of things coming up with jordan spieth. the second youngest player to win at announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by nationwide. ♪ nationwide is on your side
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kelsea ballerini knows she has won one award on sunday. jan crawford talks with her coming up. >> i couldn't even get a seat with like the artist last year. >> reporter: where did you sit? >> like, behind the artist section. >> reporter: did you ever think maybe some day? >> i figured maybe some day. >> jan has a conversation with the fast rising country star. you're watching "cbs this morning." we will be right back.
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sunday could ab big, big night for the young singer called country's new princess. her name is kelsea ballerini. she is up for female vocalist of the year at the academy award of country music award. an image shows her stunned reaction last week when she found out she already won for the new female vocalist. she opened up about her wild year with jan crawford before a recent performance. jan, good morning. i love this girl! >> reporter: i know. she is just really cute and so talented. you know? we talked to her about what it felt like to win that new female vocalist award. she had she couldn't process it. this time last year, her first album wasn't even released. now she's this big award winner and that is a lot for a 22-year-old to process. ♪ >> reporter: as far as the debut, it's hard to get any better than this. ♪ love me like you mean it
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>> reporter: her first single "love me like you mean it" off her very first album, skyrocketed to the number one song on country radio. ♪ if you're going to hold me >> reporter: earning kelsea ballerini two nomination at the country music awards. >> i went to the acm last year and i couldn't get a seat with the artists. >> reporter: where did you sit? >> like, beyond the artist section. >> reporter: did you think maybe someday? >> i thought someday. >> reporter: but next year? >> i didn't they next year at all. ♪ >> reporter: in less than a year, ballerini has gone from unknown to the one to watch and touring all over the world. ♪ tell me baby do you got what it takes ♪ >> reporter: we met her before a sold-out show in new hampshire. as a young girl in knoxville, ballerini turned to song writing to get through a storm. >> when i was 12, i started writing songs and that is it for
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>> reporter: why 12? >> my parents and family split up and a lot all at once. yeah, i think, all of a sudden, i think of it like a gift that kind of fell into my lap at a time where i really needed someone to talk to. ♪ if you got -- >> reporter: the next ten years, music went from therapy to a passion and discovered by a local studio owner and at, 15, moved to nashville. >> i didn't want to take myself too seriously but i want to be a girl's girl and write songs to yaem power girls and make us feel good about ourselves and we need to be loved correctly and can call dibs on a guy or whatever it is. >> reporter: her second song "dibs" also hit number one. ♪ ♪ i'm calling dibs on your lip on your kiss ♪ >> reporter: she became a member of the ultimate girls squad after taylor swift her her music. >> taylor, she mold me like she was driving around nasle
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it." she tweeted about it before it was top 20. >> reporter: swift invited her to then share the stage and given what ballerini called the best advice. >> she had always be just warm and human because in the end, that's what is going to last, just be you. and if you trip, then if all that happens that is you and that is going to win. that's okay. >> reporter: she wants to stay grounded by connecting with people. >> what is going on? gentleman j gentleman. >> reporter: before the new hampshire show she stopped by a hospital in boston. >> i knew being jurpized a healing thing. if i can spread that joy and that healing power of music, then i am here for that. ♪ >> reporter: it's how she helps keep things in perspective and her priorities straight. ♪ the memories crash >> i want to be a good person first and a good artist second. if it ever switches of
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figure it out again. i think that is -- that is the key to success, whether that's on a big level or not. >> reporter: here is the thing. i mean, ballerini going forward hopes to become a more successful artist but also to have a family. she is already thinking how a that balance could work. those are pretty big thoughts for a 22-year-old who may just think is trying to pick out a dress for the acms. >> but, jan, just the fact she said i want to be a good person first and a good artist after that. wow. at 22. >> yeah. >> jan? >> yes. >> did you, in another life, want to be a country music star? >> if only i could sing, yes, charlie! >> calling dibs on your heart, jan. i love that. calling dibs on your heart. oh, my. good to see you, jan. you can watch the 51st acm awards on cbs, sunday at
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8:00/7:00. kelsea will answer your questions today on "cbs this morning" facebook page at 4:00 eastern. that is 3:00 central. to do that, go to facebook.com/cbsthisthis morning and kelsea will be there. >> a object crashes down on a woman's home. ahead how something meant to keep airline passengers safe fell from nearly 3,000 feet. you're watching "cbs this morning." announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by windows 10. (music plays) hi i'm kristie and i'm jess. and we are the bug chicks. we are a nano-business. windows 10 really helps us get the word out about how awesome bugs are. kids learn to be brave and curious and all kids speak the language of bug. "hey cortana, find my katydid video" oh! this is so good. (laughs) if you're trying to teach a kid about a proboscis just sketch it on the screen. i don't have a touch screen on my mac, i'm jealous of that. (laughs) you put a big bug in a kids hands and change their world view. (laughs)
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♪ the faa this morning is investigating how a commercial jet's emergency slide fell off during a flight and land odd an arizona home. the woman inside, yesterday, said it shook the house. the slide deployed at 2800 feet as the atlas air jet approached sky harbor international airport in phoenix. the boeing was carrying only crew members at the time. the jet landed safely and no one was hurt. >> that could throw you off. >> might nobody be a good start to your day. >> no, no. charlie gets golf tips from jordan spieth as the masters champ gets ready to defend his title. >> everybody who loves the game and wants to be better, there is always conversation about, you know, getting your hips around. are you conscious of that? >> no, not at all. >> no? that was a long time ago when with you were 13? >> that is when i was 9, maybe!
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>> jordan spieth is ahead on "cbs this morning" right after your local news.
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♪ happy birthday to celine dion who turns 48 today. she is celebrating like most 48-year-olds at a celine dion concert! >> i bet you she gets a good seat. happy birthday, saliis celine. very nice. this half hour, could jordan spieth be the tiger woods of his generation? the masters champ talks with charlie about his flungs and in competition heading into the big tournament. >> during world war ii, more than seven decades later, see how civilians escaped the nazi raid. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around the globe. "the washington post" reports on the squander heing of
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more than 86 million dollars on a plane designed to fight drug trafficking in afghanistan. the drug enforcement administration bought the aircraft in 2008 but not all of the modification needed to fight the drug trade were completed. the deh has stopped those missions in afghanistan. "hamilton" changing a job posting. they drew criticism putting out a casting call seeking nonwhite men and women in their 20s and 30s to audition. some called it discrimination. yesterday, the producer said they will change the language to make clear that anyone can welcome to try out, but they are still committed to hiring a diverse cast. "time" reports on the state department's bureau of affairs apologizing for a tweet the warning to spring breakers traveling abroad said this. not a 10 in the u.s.? then not a 10 overseas. beware of being lured into buyi
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worse -- being robbed. after backlash on social media about rating a person's attractiveness, they apologized. we see many americans follow victims to scam every year and want all to be careful while traveling. the "los angeles times" reports on the lakers deangelo russell saying he apologized to teammate nick young for a leaked video. russell secretly recorded a private conversation in which young talks about relationships with women other than his fiancee. some of russell's teammates are mad at him for creating a distractionion and breaking an unwritten code. russell, yesterday, said he felt horrible. >> i feel -- i don't know. as sick as possible. i've been asked that question 110 times and my answer and my feelings stay the same. i wish i could
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better right away, but i can't. >> the times said he accepted russell's apology but did not discuss anything further. in a tourism video it shows a skateboarder in front of a well-known building in the country of ireland. the video -- iceland, i'm sorry. not ireland. they consider a trip to iceland might discover her state too. a 5-year-old photo of canada's prime minister has suddenly become an online sensation. it shows justin trudeau in a peacock pose when he was a member of the parliament in 2011. the photographer released it's a mirror shot of trudeau's father who struck
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when he was prime minister of canada. the world's best golfers will gather next week for the masters. among this year's field is defending champion jordan spieth who tees off today in the shell houston open and the golf tournament before four majors. spieth this week lost his number one ranking but he hopes to keep the coveted green jacket. in new york, he shows us how he prepares for the intensity and the pressure of the masters. if you were hitting that ball blind, close your eyes. >> close my eyes? >> reporter: close your eyes. >> watch out. >> reporter: even with his eyes closed, jordan spieth's swing is spot on. look at that. blind! what are the swing thoughts you're having now as you approach the masters? >> right now loading. it's loading into the side and i'm just trying to complete my backswing. instead of letting it stop right here, which, for whatever reason, it started doing, just try to make sure i completet
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all the way. >> jordan spieth! >> reporter: last year, at the age of 21, spieth became second youngest man to win the masters. >> one of the epic performances! >> reporter: tell me about the masters and you. >> it's, as a kid growing up, it's my favorite tournament in the world. as a professional, it's my favorite tournament of the world. nothing has changed. i came close in my first attempt in 2014 and then, last year, i got off to just a hot start and we were able to hold it together. it was really, really incredible. >> reporter: when you go to masters, are you playing the course or are you playing the competition, or are you playing yourself? >> there, you're playing the golf course. this year is going to be tricky because last year, we were 18 under. the hardest thing to do in repeating or trying to repeat a win is to not look at the year before and think that it's just going to be like that. >> reporter: hard to believe he was nearly on a
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baseball, like his father shawn. you have said one of the hardest things you had to do was go in and tell your dad you're not going to be a baseball pitcher, you're not going to be a lefty but you're playing golf. >> i remember exactly where i was when i told him. it was tough telling him at the time. i must have been 12 or 13 years old. i said, dad, i just want to specialize in golf now and play a little bit of basketball. >> you were doing what he wanted you to do. >> sure. >> he wanted you to choose the thing you were passionate about and loved the most. >> sure but it was still stuff. >> family is a top priority in life and career. his younger sister ellie, born with a neurological disorder, is his greatest fan. >> we have a unique family and, you know, a unique position. having a special needs sister kind of changes your life. every person in our family, it changes kind of the sacrifices my parents have to make and then for us, it's -- it's so ia
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so special to see her development and so special to see how she can continue to conquer, you know, struggles that we take for grand. >> reporter: 2015 had to be as good of a year you could have imagine having? except you thought you would win all four? >> there was a chance! we won the first two and came into the british open, the open championship, come sunday, i'm thinking, wow we could make this three in a row. it was really a tough loss and it proved to me no matter how many times you get yourself in a position, whether it's a major or regular tournament, there is going to be breaks go your way and sometimes they are not going to and why it's so difficult to win. >> reporter: before jordan spieth, there was trged. >> tiger woods. >> yes! >> no one can take the heat like tiger woods. >> reporter: though, no longer a major threat on the course, he remains a central figure to the sport. what is it that tiger did for the game? >> he made it cool. he made it athletic. he showedt
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an influence on the younger generation of athletes, that maybe, hey, golf is cool, let's try golf. it certainly was that way with me. i was an athlete when i was younger and i saw tiger dominate and it was inspiring. >> reporter: spieth is one of the many young golfers in the game today influenced by woods who are now crowding an already competitive field. >> it's not just young players. look at -- i mean, phil mickelson is contending to win events still and he is in his mid-40s. then you have these guys around their mid-30s. adam scott and sergio garcia have been around since they were teenagers who are still in their prime. then there is the 20 something-year-olds. rory mcilroy is more accomplished than anybody else. he and phil mickelson are the most accomplished players that are playing on the pga tour right now. >> very unlikely that somebody will win the grand slam? >> i would be shocked if someone won the grand slam even joo even if jordan doesn't win all four major championships to complete a grand slam, he is always up
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so here is my final question. so you want to hit the ball over the fence. >> yeah. >> reporter: i mean, over it. so how are you going to do that? >> hit more club. >> reporter: what do you need to do that? >> i can't tell exactly where it's landing but i'll just hit a 3 wood. >> reporter: sail over the fence? >> yeah, sure. >> reporter: hello, boat! who is that fool trying to hit us with a golf ball? >> it's maamazing to see somebo do something so well. if you love golf and see how good he is at such a young age and handling all of this so well. >> it's also i loved hearing him talking about that tiger influence. i think people forget. it really wasn't just what he did for the game at the time, but it is this generation, the jordan spieth who said i can go out and play go
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player or a baseball player. those are the guys right now that everybody seems to be clamoring to have another star. we have a few of them. we don't necessarily need just one. >> because of all that has happened to tiger in terms of not winning for a while, but phil mickelson said recently, i think it was phil. when tiger was at his best there is a remote possibility that anybody will ever be that good again. >> i don't think we will ever see somebody dominate. it seems like jordan was saying that. we are going to see that domination, but his, i guess, hand prints are all over it. >> i love he is a good golfer and a good guy. did you learn anything? >> oh, sure. >> i mean for your game, your swing. >> i did, actually. >> do you want to share what you learned? >> not right now. of course, when you come to caddie for me! >> it's my dream job! >> can i come? can i come? >> my dream. >> go to "cbs this morning".com to find out more about jordan's driving range. jordan shows how he has developed into one with of the world's top golfers. watch the beginning of the
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deep beneath their feet lies a secret kept from the public for decades until now. mark phillips we wanted under the underground to see the tunnel that saved thousands from nazi german rockets more than 70 years ago. >> this is movie time. >> reporter: in the old news reelses, it was all music and war time pluck. ♪ >> some of london's deep air have been chosen to be open to the public and the public has avail availed itself to what it offers. >> reporter: the main advantage being to a refuge from what is happening upstairs. in june 1944, as the allies wind the v-1 flying bomb doodle bugs. and the shelters dug in response to the blitz earlier in the war were waiting.
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home. four in the south and four in the north. i haven't been keeping count how much more. >> 190 stairs down. >> 190? >> 190 stairs down and 30 meters, 120 feet. >> reporter: the shelter is now about to be opened again as an educational tool and tourist attraction. and to walk down these 180 stairs is to walk back seven decades. this leads us to? the tunnels were basically just closed up after the war. >> a hundred meter-long chamber. >> reporter: now justin brand of london airport says they are will bto tell tickets for tours of a history frozen in time. this was the response to having your city bombed. >> absolutely. yes. this was the medical facilities and it had very, very rudimentary toilets but nevertheless toilets. >> reporter: buckets you're talking about? >> yes, bus
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living. >> reporter: blitz style? the war time propaganda made the most of. >> what do you think of the shelter here? you've been here a week or two. >> i'm going forward. >> reporter: but it wasn't all sing songs while the bombs fell. ♪ >> reporter: you're through and through -- >> oh, definitely. definitely. very proud of it as well. >> reporter: babs clark, seen here on the left, was just 11 years old when she and her family regularly headed for the local shelter at a subway stop in east end london. and this memorial now stands where the worst british civilian disaster of world war ii took place. not as a result of nazi bombs, but because of a crush. a big crush up here? >> oh, there was. >> reporter: filing down these stairs down here? >> yes, yes. >> reporter: in the blackout going down these steps, a woman with a child stumbled and the rest of the crowd kept pushing down on top of them. >> everybody else got on top of
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just went down and down and down. >> reporter: 172 people died, 73 years ago this month. >> we were piled up as high as the ceiling. >> reporter: the next day, work men quietly erected handrails on the step where none had existed before. under war time censorship, the incident was played down. if bombing was an attempt to demoralize the enemy, the last time thing you wanted to admit was that it was causing fear and panic. babs' war time memories are about loss. everybody knew somebody who died here. even if the public was shown a war time experience and cups of tea and sing along defiance, war, the reopening of the tunnels will show it's more implicated than that. for "cbs this morning," i'm mark phillips in london. >> every time somebody -- many times people stop me on th
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