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before you even know you're pregnant. captioning funded by cbs it's monday, april 4th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." deadly derailment. two people are dead and many passengers hurt after an amtrak train collided with a backhoe near philadelphia and the incident wasn't amtrak's only crash on sunday. sinking temperatures and snow several weeks into the spring season. we are tracking the chill in the northeast. drop jaw. that is donald trump's message to john kasich. why the front-runner has his sights set on the candidate in last place.
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perry work it at the academy of country music awards. the highlights and the big winners from country music's big night. 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. amtrak says it will operate a normal schedule today along its northeast corridor. two workers were killed yesterday when an amtrak train en route from new york to savannah hit a piece of heavy equipment on the track south of philadelphia. the collision caused a derailment, injuring 30 passengers, and caused major delays. don championship it at the accident scene in chester, pennsylvania. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, and anne-marie. overnight we did see crews going in and around the derailment site behind me. right now the investigation centers
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two construction workers who were killed were on the track when the train came through. federal investigators continue to examine the heavily damaged front end of amtrak train 89 overnight, as they begin piecing together what led to sunday's deadly accident. >> we will be looking at mechanical operations, signal, track, human performance, and survival factors. >> reporter: the train was on its way from new york city to savannah, georgia, yesterday morning when it slammed into a backhoe on the track south of philadelphia, killing the backhoe operator and a sprovsup. photos show heavy damage on the first car of the train. >> all you could see is a lot of dirt and debris flying past the train and there was a couple of sort of like fire flashes. >> i just called some of my church members and asked them to pray. >> reporter: among other things, investigators want to know why that heavy piece of equipment was even on the active track in the first place. >> sometimes, there is human error.
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but there is virtually no excuse for a backhoe to be on an active track. >> reporter: sunday's accident comes less than a year after the derailment of the amtrak train 1888 in philadelphia which killed eight people. as part of the video are being reviewed. at last check last night, three of the passengers who were hurt were still in the hospital. it's not known if that number changed overnight. and, again, amtrak plans to restore normal service today. last night an amtrak train hit a man on the tracks north of philadelphia. it was unclear why he was on the tracks. police say he lost his leg as a result of the collision. yesterday afternoon, one person was killed when an amtrak train hit a vehicle on the tracks in northern illinois. there were 248 passengers on the amtrak train headed for california. none of them were injured. now to the weather.
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but for a lot of folks here in the northeast, it feels a lot like winter. this morning, a spring storm is bringing cold temperatures, snow, and gusty winds from the great lakes to the northeast. winter weather warnings are posted in new york, massachusetts, and vermont. the high today in boston is expected to be 33 degrees. 34 in providence. in massachusetts, about 20 miles southeast of boston, a man and a woman were killed when a rotted tree weakened by the storm fell on their car. in upstate new york, whiteout conditions blinded drivers, causing a 12-vehicle pileup. now that crash included eight cars and a bus. several people were injured. powerful winds with gusting exceeding 50 miles an hour downed power lines and trees. tens of thousands in the northeast remain without power. one of the mainterm analysis at a newark liberty international airport have been evacuated because of an apparent
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the cause of the fire is not known. on to politics now. tomorrow's wisconsin primary looks to be a close race for both the democrats and the republicans. but the outcome could have a significant impact for donald trump where a loss would make it much harder to win the delegates needed for the nomination before the convention. brian webb reports. >> reporter: at a campaign rally in west alice, wisconsin, donald trump said it's time for john kasich to get out of his way. >> you shouldn't be littering up the process, because that is what he is doing. it's really a disgrace, i'll tell you. >> reporter: kasich tweeted, that's not how our republic works, donald. we will keep fighting until someone reaches the majority of delegates. ted cruz made several stops in wisconsin sunday, insisting he's the republican's best shot at winning the white house. >> nominate nating donald trump would be a train wreck and that is not fair to train wrecks. >> reporter: a cbs news battle
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ted cruz six points ahead of trump in wisconsin, with john kasich far behind. >> it's probably the last chance for a while to put a dent to donald trump's lead. it is that kind of conservative state. >> reporter: the same poll shows bernie sanders two points ahead of hillary clinton. sander spoke to a crowd of several thousand at the university of wisconsin-madison. >> if we do not allow the trumps of the world to divide us up, the truth is, there is nothing that we cannot accomplish. >> i am ready on day one to serve you, to be your president and your commander in chief. >> reporter: clinton spent the day campaigning in new york ahead of the state's april 19th primary. brian webb for cbs news. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will discuss what is at stake in wisconsin with cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson. what appears to be a huge leak of confidential
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reveals how the rich and famous launeder money and dodge taxes. some 11 million documents were leaked from the firm by and anonymous service. an international media coalition released their findings yesterday. the report names four former or current world leaders and criminals a celebrities and sports stars. the brussels airport is open but far from offering full service. three flights left yesterday, the first since the march 22nd attacks. there was enhanced security. full service isn't expected to be restored until the end of june or the beginning of july. coming up on the "morning news." trouble for a star of women's soccer. abby wambach is arrested for dui and members of the men's national team weigh in. and a lift from the coast guard. this is the "cbs morning news." she said it's too much work. lulu's hair just floats.
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♪ working 9:00 to 5:00 what a way to make a living ♪ ♪ it gets you by it's okay ♪ ♪ >> country music legend dolly parton and pop star katy perry sang the working woman's anthem, "9:00 to 5:00." guests were jason aldanny for entertainer of the year and miranda lambert for the female vocalist of the year for the seventh time. for a stranded man with a injured leg was the only way to go was up. he was rescued from a jetty in washington state by the coast guard. he is hospitalized in seattle. they say an air rescue was dispatched because his injuries were so severe. more possible debris from a missing malaysia airlines flight. a soccer star is arrested. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the oregonian reports that
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abby wambach is facing a dui charge and heat from other soccer fails. she failed a sobriet traffic stop. men are upset about wambach's criticism of foreign guys on the national sqaur. "the new york times" reports a senator's warning about an explosive commonly used by terrorists. chuck shumchumer says tatp must stopped. the materials can be made from material from hardware stores. >> it's as easy to make as cake. >> researchers are working on an electronic system but it hasn't been field-tested. a new effort to reverse the flow of migrants in europe. greece sent more than 200 refuges to turkey by ship today. it is the start of a european
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seekers. about 50,000 migrants are stranded in greece. britain's daily mail reports the discovery of debris thought to be from a missing malaysia jet. vacationers on an india ocean island found the metal pieces. the scraps will be tested in australia. mh-370 van issued two years ago with 239 people aboard. the "los angeles times" reports the death of a roller derby skater in a freeway plane crash. a small plane hit the car that isabel was riding in on a california freeway. five other people were hurt. isabel was a member of the san diego starlets. keisha says chefs offered a deal. sony wants her to apologize by saying she was raped by dr. luke.
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the country. a private space company is a step closer to taking tourists into orbit. a blue origin rocket had its third successful launch and returned saturday. >> it's becoming apparent that blue origin has a maturing technology that they are very confident will be able to carry people into space within the next two years. >> the company was founded by amazon chief jeff bezos. if other tests go according to plan, it could launch space rides in 2018. on the cbs "moneywatch" a possible winger in the bidding war owner virgan america and super heros lose their punch at the box office. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. a solid week on wall street capped by better than expected job numbers. the dow gained 278 points for the week. th&p
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points higher. the nasdaq ended the week 140 points higher. it's reported a deal for alaska air to acquire virgin america could be announced as early as today. "wall street journal" says the deal is worth about $2.5 billion, beating rival bid from jetblue. the deal is still being negotiated but if it does go through, alaska airlines would be america's fifth largest carrier. a part shortage is delaying ocul oculus. facebook didn't specify which part is the problem or how long the delay would be. preorders for the new model tesla, the model 3 are surging. they received 276,000 orders as of saturday. with all of those orders, turn into actual sales, tesla would make about $10 billion
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revenue. it's scheduled to begin shipping by the end of next year. the super hero epic "batman v superman" maintained its hold on the top spot at the box office this weekend and 68% in its second weekend in theaters and 52 million in 260 million to date. disn disney's "zoo topia" in second and "my big fat greek we hadding 2" in third. >> i like "zootopia." >> i like my big fat greek wedding. the huskies score another huge victory as they go for another fourth straight national championship. later, why tiger woods won't be teeing up at augusta this week.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. well, it may not have felt like it, but is tcertainly looked like major league baseball's opening day. fans at the cardinals/pirates game had to bundle up. first-pitch temperature was just above freezing. pittsburgh got the win 4-1. picking up where the 2015 left off. the mets started their start of the season against the royals. they had to watch the world series championship rain be raised before the game. royals beat the mets 4-3. u
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make it four championships in a row. it wasn't a fair fight on sunday. husky shellacked oregon 80-51. with a win, gene auriemma would break john wooden championship win with 11. the orange beat the washington huskies 80-59. they now have the daunting task of taking on the uconn huskies tomorrow night. the ncaa men's basketball championship is set. a battle of the two seeds. villanova took on oklahoma saturday night in what was set to be an epic game. instead, was an epic blowout. nova mostly silenced ncaa player of the year buddy hield to wallop the sooners 95-51. nova will take on unc in tonight's championship. syracuse kept it close with unc in the first half, but the tar heels kept hamng
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second with a little more than 7:00 to play, it looked like syracuse was staging a second half comeback, but unc went on a run and kept the game out of reach for good, winning 83-66. unc plays for their sixth title tonight. tip-off is at 9:19 eastern on tbs. count tiger out of this year's masters. on his website, tiger woods said he is sitting out this year's tournament. woods has battled a bad back for months and said playing this week just wouldn't be best for his long-term health and career. woods did not set a timetable for his return to the tour. here is a timetable for you, though. masters coverage tees right here on saturday with the third round starting at 3:00 p.m. eastern. final found action tees off sunday at 2:00 p.m. eastern right here on cbs. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will go to augusta to meet some of the best young players in golf. i'm anne-marie green. this is the m
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is broadcast is real time captioned by carrie o'brien. 4:25. developing now, investigators are piece us
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on a dead amtrak derailing. >> we are under a yellow weather alert for afternoon and evening showers. meteorologist allyson rae hoohere with the first look at the forecast. not snow. yes. finally, not too cold. wait until you see the seven- day forecast, we will be up and down this week. atypical spring forecast. you cannot find a comfortable day. temperatures varied across the area as well. we have the frost advisory in place, but the winds are lighter. below average temperatures. here we are with showers approaching the area. this will arrive for the second half of the day. in the meantime, a warm afternoon until the showers arrive. we are headed for the upper 60s. we will track
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the futurecast coming up. larry over to you. good morning. good morning to our friend as at home. no issues on the beltway. here is a live look at the beltway just west of connecticut. avenue. we'll be back with traffic and weather on the 9s. this morning, migrants and rebue gates have been sent back to turkey. >> the first to be deported under a e.u. plan. 4,000 people have been stopped and held for detainment since march 20. and an over land route has been closed. refugees in camps are protesting. 12,000 between greece and macedonia. joseph medicine you can has died
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he was 102 years old. he was the that's surviving war chief for his tribe. he spent most of this life on the you reservation in montana. he served at the tribe's historian and lectured into his 90s. a former baltimore avenue and heisman trophy winner is ready to fight a weekend arrest in ohio. on instagram yesterday, troy smith is saying his situation was no laughing matter. police charged smith with being under the influence of marijuana and possession. abby wambach was arrested on friday. she failed field so
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and a breathe alizer test. this morning gregory peck's daughter will introduce a painting of her daughter. she will be recognizing his 100 birthday. this is a one of a dozen paintings. time to get the workweek underway. >> thanks for getting up with us this monday morning. we'll get you through it. right now, 4:30. ayellow weather alert. there are showers that could impact your evening commute. good morning. thanks for being with us, i'm andrea roane. >> i'm, i'm mike hydeck andlarry miller will have traffic. first, meteorologist allyson rae. we are into the 40s
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some areas and 30s for some. 35 for martinsburg. and then you head to winchester and 50 degrees. 49 for washington. if the winds stayed stronger, the temperatures would be warmer. this is running above-average. this is one of the few days on the seven-day forecast that we are above average. so enjoy it. 1:00in the afternoon, into the 60s. and breezy with wins out the southwest. we will then get showers and cooler temperatures. showers as early as 3:00 for areas north and wednesday. larry miller over to you. it is light along the beltway. even parts of 95. south


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