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rkrkrk i >> wednesday, march 1st, 2017. this is the cbs morning news. >> i am asking all members of conclude to join me in dreaming big and bold and daring things for our country. president trump softens his delivery, but keeps his bold plan in his first joint address of congress. [ applause ] honoring the fallen. the wife of a navy seal killed during a raid gets a standing ovation, and president trump calls her husband a warrior and a hero. tornadoes touch down.
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midwest, killing at least two people and leaving miles of destruction. good morning. i'm from studio 57 from new york, i'm meg oliver. an unusually measured president trump told congress that small thinking is behind us. in a departure from his usual no holds barred approach, the president feels bipartisanship outlined his plan to repeal obama care and his tax reform. >> reporter: good morning, meg. by all accounts president trump needed move past the chaotic start of his administration. last night he gave republicans exactly what they have wanted. a different tone while delivering his vision for the country. >> the time for trivial fights is behind
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>> reporter: president trump hits the reset button on his young administration tuesday night in his address to congress, he stuck to the script and offered a road map for overhauling obama care. >> we should insure that americans with preexisting conditions have access to coverage. >> reporter: he also made a case for his proposed $54 billion surge in defense spending, partly to help veterans. >> our veterans have delivered for this nation, and now we must deliver for them. >> reporter: mr. trump's hour-long address drew several rounds of applause. >> we are also taking strong measures to protect our nation from radical islamic terrorism. >> reporter: on social media one of the most tweeted about moments happened when he honored the widow of navy seal ryan owens. owens died in the president's first authorized military operation in yemen last month. >> ryan died as a warrior and a
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hero. >> reporter: many republicans here in washington praised the president for showing discipline and striking a far more optimistic tone. >> i thought it was an excellent speech. i thought he hit a home run. >> reporter: a group of democratic women wore white in support of the jet movement hoping to second a message to the president. >> we will not go backwards on all the progress we've been able to make as women. >> reporter: kentucky governor delivered the democratic rebuttal. >> i am worried about the future of this nation. >> reporter: he called threats to repeal obama care a life or death situation. >> president trump has another busy day here in washington. it includes a trip over to the justice department. by the way, three million tweets last night. president trump's speech became the most tweeted about ever. >> don champion in washington for us. thank you. during the president's address last night,
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widow of a navy seal. corrine owens was an unannounced guest. as we reported, her husband, william ryan owens, was killed in a raid last month. the president said the mission was highly successful and that owens did not die in vein. >> ryan laid down his life for his friends, for his country, and for our freedom, and we will never forget ryan. >> owens' father has demounounc him. cbs news john dickerson said the president's speech was also aimed at republican lawmakers. >> this was an evolution from certainly an inaugural address. all the same themes are at the heart of it, but a kinder package, less confrontational, but is this a temporary moment, or does he
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this fashion? also, if you are a member of congress, what did you get out of this speech that you can now use in your town hall oorz in talking to your constituents? that's the benefit of a speech like this. the president hand done what he can with executive orders. now he has to be a leader of republicans, and we have to look for something in his speech that they can use. i'm not sure there's something in there for them to use. good for him, but he needs also it to be go ahead for republicans. >> ahead on cbs this morning norah o'donnell talks to vice president mike pence about the president's address. now to the deadly tornados spawning weather that's moving across the midwest. at least two deaths, one in illinois and one in missouri, are blamed on the storm. is 21 tornadoes were reported yesterday between iowa, missouri, and illinois. some of the worst damage is in north-central illinois. four tornadoes were reported near then
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there is extreme property damage. one survivor says she jumped in her bathtub to save her life. >> trees are down. my car is wrecked. my neighbor's cars are wrecked. it's disaster. it looks like a bomb went off. >> the tornado in missouri about 55 miles south of st. louis blew cars and trucks across an interstate. the threat of dangerous weather is expected to last in some areas through the morning. an arizona man who drove his suv into a river was rescued by firefighters. the man got stuck last night. a rescue crew was able to walk him to safety. it's unclear how he end up there. president trump's new immigration order will reportedly remove iraq from the list of countries whose citizens face a temporary travel ban. the pentagon and state department urged the white house to remove iraq because of its role in fighng
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the president's original order in late january sparked nationwide protest. >> hey, hey, ho, ho, donald trump has got to go. >> the president could sign the new order as early as today. the president signed a bill reversing an obama administration regulation banning gun purchases by the mentally ill. president obama issued the executive order following the san bernardino shooting in 2015. congressional republicans said the rule was unfair to people who had mental health issues, but were otherwise competent to own a gun. the fbi is investigating last week's shooting in a kansas bar as a hate crime. before he shot two indian men, the suspect yelled "get out of my country." one man was killed. the other wounded. alabama authorities say there is no indication that drugs or alcohol was involved when a man drove his suv into a high school band
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parade. 12 students were injured in gulf shores. three are in critical but stable condition. the driver was part of the raid directly behind the van. coming up on "the morning news" caught on dashboard cam. why uber's ceo was arguing with one of his drivers. a star, gary from chicago, becomes an internet hit. this is "cbs morning news." every day is a gift. especially for people with heart failure. but today there's entresto... a breakthrough medicine that can help make more tomorrows possible. tomorrow, i want to see teddy bait his first hook. in the largest heart failure study ever, entresto was proven to help more people stay alive and out of the hospital than a leading heart failure medicine. women who are pregnant must not take entresto. it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren.
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becomes an internet sensation. uber's ceo is caught on video. those are some of the headlines in the morning newsstand. bloomberg reports on a video that shows the chief executive of uber arguing with one of its drivers during a ride. >> what? >> what? >> some people don't like to take responsibility for their own -- >> i -- >> they blame everything in life on somebody else. >> e-mail for -- >> good luck. >> the dashboard camera captured ceo travis getting out of the back seat after the heated words in february. the driver had complained about falling fares. in an e-mail to staff yesterday the ceo apologized to the driver for treating him disrespectfully. the washington post reports on plans by the fbi to pay the british agent who compiled a controversial dossier on then candidate donald trump. the so-called steel dossier alleged ties between mr. trump and russia.
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agent christopher beal. they smr. trump had called the dossier fake news. bbc reports that a french sniper shot and injured two people during a speech by president francois hollande. the video captured the gunfire. [ gunshots ] >> hollande can be seen pausing and then continuing with his speech. the accidental shot went into a canvas tent into a waiter's thigh and then another person's cap. the "new york times" reports the archdiocese of new york is seeking a $100 million loan for a sexual abuse fund. the archdiocese wants to borrow against land it owns under a luxury hotel in midtown manhattan. the money will go to victims of sexual abuse who agree to take
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the boston globe reports on rihanna accepting a humanitarian award from harvard. the grammy winning singer received a standing ovation during the ceremony yesterday. some students had waited for hours to get in. among rihanna's long list of charitable work, she built a state-of-the-art cancer center in her native country. the amazing change of fortune for gary from chicago, the unsuspecting tourist catapulted to fame during the oscars. >> i now pronounce you husband and wife. kiss the bride. >> gary got to rub shoulders with hollywood's biggest stars during host jimmy kimmel's surprise bit from sunday. he was released from prison two days ago. he served 20 years under california's three strikes law. onamaz's cloud service outage cd
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♪ the whole world is living in a digital dream ♪ ♪ there's nothing in there it's all in the screen ♪ a korean company is showing off what it says is the first braille smart watch. the dot smart watch connects to a phone using blue tooth and has a text display. rising and falling dots spell out words in braille so vision-impaired users can receive text from any app on their cell phone. on "money watch" a glitch at amazon causes mass disruption, and youtube takes on cable tv. jill wagner has that and much more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, meg. we'll see how wall street reacts to president trump's speech last night. he called to cut corporate taxes. the dow fell 25 points, snapping a 12-day record run. the s&p lost six points. the nasdaq finished 36 points lower. amazon's cloud computing services operating this morning following
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broke down in the eastern united states. users had trouble with features ranging from file sharing to loading data. internet servers across the u.s. were impacted. it stores files and data for companies on remote servers. amazon has not commented on the outage. wal-mart's upgraded app let's customers skip store lines. they have express lane service for both prescription drugs and money transfers. customers fill in money transfer orders on a device and go to the appropriate counter. that new service will begin to are out next month. and youtube is launching a web tv he service. youtube tv will offer packages of about 40 broadcasting cable channels for $35 a month. it comes with unlimited storage on the cloud's dvr and lets three people watch on different devices at the same time. it's expected to launch next month in a few different cities. meg.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ this is sure to make you smile. a viral instagram video shows a young wrewrestler's hilarious technique during a match. the boy runs in circles to avoid getting pinned. at one point the girl throws up her hands, and they finally square off. she seems to get the better of
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free and starts running again. on too funny. health experts are raising concerns about a alarming trend in young adults. a sharp rise in colo-rectal people in people as young as their 20s and 30s. >> reporter: each pregnancy for hyatt seemed to get harder and more painful, but it took years for doctors to find out what was wrong. >> i've never even really considered colon cancer. i thought old men get that. >> reporter: the mother of three is a growing number of young people diagnosed with colo-rectal cancer according to a new american cancer society study. it shows people born in 1990 have twice the risk of colon cancer and four time the risk of rectal cancer as people born in 1950 faced at the same age. >> why is this happening? >> that's the million dollar question. we don't
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>> reporter: dr. andrea says the increase is not linked to family history, so environmental factors are likely to blame. >> some may be due to the fact that there have been changes in young people in the millenial generation in terms of a more sedentary lifestyle, dietary changes, obesity may play a role. >> reporter: current guidelines recommend screening at age 50 for people at average risk, making it hard to catch in younger patients. >> although the data do not completely support early screening, we might want to consider it. >> reporter: hyatt had summer and chemotherapy to treat her stage four cancer. >> if you have any symptoms, if you are bleeding at all, if approxime your stomach is hurting, if something is not going right and you don't feel 100%, don't just go to one doctor and take their word for it. >> reporter: she hopes her story will bring awareness to a group that may think this can't happen to them. for cbs news, new york. coming up, after your local news on cbs this morning, vice
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we all bleed the same blood. we all salute the same great american flag. >> president trump talking unity in his first address to a joint session
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today he tackles immigration. >> did you hear that? march coming in like a lion, not for snow but for storms. you could see damaging wind, hail and possibly a tornado today. important day weather-wise. let's head to meteorologist allyson rae for what you can expect. >> good morning. today will be an active day really for the afternoon and early evening. if you look on the satellite and radar, you see two bands of showers but these red boxes. those red boxes will be tornado watch boxes giving the head's up that tornadoes are possible. the threats will be different for us. we are talking about the main threats being strong straight line winds. sometimes it doesn't matter if it's a straight line wind or tornado, the damage can be the same with the same wind speeds but the set up will be a strong line of storms moving through this afternoon. most areas in yellow are under a slight risk of
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this afternoon. notice the orange color. that is the enhanced risk. a little more of a chance of severe weather. why? because of the timing. they will get those showers and storms moving through right at the heating of the day. peak time as the heat and humidity builds. we are talking afternoon for most areas. but coming up i will go through the futurecast specifically hour by hour to plan out the rest of the day and what else we could see later this week. ellen? >> we will watch the evening commute as well as you mentioned with the storms moving in to the area. this morning it looks okay out there. we have a problem at an intersection king street south walter reed area. watch out here. it looks like it's a traffic light that is out. we have a live shot that we will get to in a bit. we will do that in the next hit. that would be an area to avoid. police are rerouting through. inner loop of the beltway, by 355, larry, we
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>> ellen, thank you. i'm larry miller in the wusa 9 newsroom. as our region embraces for severe weather, some states across the country are dealing with severe weather of its own. the governor of illinois issued a state of emergency. much of the midwest is watching out for tornadoes, dealing with warnings that are underway. one person is dead in ottawa. four twisters ripped through the city leaving behind severe weather damage. >> i live in the upstairs apartment. i had to get in the bathtub to survive. my whole street is wrecked. >> on the other side of the river in missouri, one death has been confirmed after an apparent tornado swept across the southeast region. caught on camera in wisconsin, check this out, a hail storm in south central. the national weather service declaring a severe thunderstorm warning. hail the size of a quarter came pouring down in one town near a
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conditions less than desirable. the weather service said it did not receive reports of significant damage there at last check. remember, you can be a step ahead of the weather by downloading the free wusa 9 mobile app. we will update you on weather and driving conditions throughout the morning. >> thanks so much, larry. that is a quick look at what is going on. >> the news at 4:30 starts right now. there it is. up, down, now severe storms and possibly a tornado. this picture is still getting a lot of love on the wusa 9 facebook page. that roller coaster is ongoing. thanks for joining us. i'm mike hydeck. >> i'm jan jeffcoat. meteorologist allyson rae warned us that we should buckle up. >> nice dress. you look great today. >> thank you. today will be wild. i was telling my hud
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yesterday, we will be near 80 with strong storms then friday we are talking about the potential for snow. he couldn't believe it. i said believe me, i'm telling you. severe weather possible. this is the area in yellow with a slight risk category for severe weather. this is the low threshold. heading to the areas in orange, enhanced risk. you will see strong storms, strong winds and hail. hail and strong winds will be the main threats today specifically straight line winds. these storms will come through in a strong line and that's the set up that you see. as far as the tornado threat, it's minimal. it's not out of the question. it's not impossible. i want to talk about how strong the winds will be. notice the normal winds, gusty winds ahead of the front. near 80 today. that sets the stage and on the humid side. winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour. this is 1:00 p.m. 1:00 in


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