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♪ it's tuesday, march 7th, 2017, this is the "cbs morning news." avenue president trump vowed to repeal and replace obamacare, we're getting our first look at the republican replacement. what stays and what goes from the affordable care act. and who stays and who goes. the president signs the travel ban with changes in store for syrians and iraqis. a show of strength for the u.s. after north korea successfully launched missiles towards a key ally. s
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the midwest forcing kansas to take cover when a tornado whips through a wildfire. and just days on the job, hud secretary ben carson with controversial comments on slavery. >> there are other immigrants on a slave ship who fought even longer and harder for less. captioning funded by cbs good morning from the cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you, i'm anne-marie green. well, the house republicans' plan to replace the affordable care act hasn't been out of the block for 24 hours and already facing opposition from some republicans. safe guards for people with preexisting conditions and the ability of adult children to stay on their parents' plan until age of 26. committee voting is expected to start tomorrow, nancy cordes
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thing only that lawmakers were doing on monday night, and that is poring through the 66-page bill just released by republican lawmakers. some details are still missing but here's what we can tell you about what's in it. the bill would provide tax credits to help americans buy insurance. americans making under $75,000 a year or families making understand $150,000 would get the fum credit and they would begin to taper off for people making more than that. now, how journal russ are the credits, how do they compare to the tax credits under obamacare? that we can't tell you because a briefing for reporters couldn't give us a figure. and they also couldn't say how expensive this plan would be. sounds like some of those numbers are still being crunched. the plan would sweep enrollmentes in medicaid and put a cap on medicaid grants to states. once again, we're awaiting figures on what those caps would look like because obamacare significan
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a few months back. no taxpayer funds to plans that cover abortions. and now comes the hard part. selling this plan to republicans across the spectrum. already, four republican senators are sent a letter to republican leadership saying they're worried about the medicaid provisions in this plan. they say they think the plan doesn't provide stability and certainty for individuals and families who are in medicaid expansion programs. on the other hand, there will be republicans who think that the plan is who generous, they'll call it obamacare light. so this is just the beginning of what is going to be a very intense fight, even before we get to the concern that democrats have about the plan. nancy cordes, cbs news, capitol hill. meanwhile, president trump's revised travel ban takes effect
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another high-ranking republican lawmaker is calling on mr. trump to provide evidence that president obama had his phones tapped and attorney general jeff sessions clarifying his testimony concerning the russians, hena daniels is here in new york. >> good morning, anne-marie. the travel ban will withstand any possible legal and calling on what it claims is illegal activity by the obama administration. >> reporter: dozens of protesters gathered outside of the white house monday night, hours after president trump signed version two of his travel and immigration ban behind closed bans. >> 2.0 is still unconstitutional and still illegal. >> reporter: new order which takes effect next week temporarily bars new visas for six countries for 90 days.
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does it apply to current visa holders, refugees from syria will no longer be barred indefinitely. >> we're finding ways to improve the vetting process and thus keep people from entering our country. >> reporter: as to whether president obama wiretappedis h phone at the trump tower in new york shortly before the election. >> we appreciate the house and senate and intelligence committee combining their investigations into russia which is a very attenuated investigation into this issue- >> reporter: top officials struggled monday to explain where mr. trump's accusation came from. >> if the president of the united states said that, he's got his reasons to say that. he's got some convincing evidence that that took place. >> reporter: over the weekend, fbi director james comey asked them to publicly refute those claims. after he opens
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in boston to see if he comments on the matter himself. and president trump's attorney general jeff sessions also updated testimony he provided during a senate confirmation hearing last month. sessions doubled down on the claim that his previous testimony was collapsed. the meeting got sessions to recuse himself from any further investigations into russia last week. anne-marie. homeland security secretary kelly is considering separating migrant chin from their parents. during an interview with cnn yesterday, kelly said the proposal would affect family who cross the border into the united states from mexico. kelly says the children would be cared for in the least restrictive setting. ahead on "cbs this morning," the democratic leader of the house nancy pelosi is
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discuss the republican plan to replace obamacare. severe tornadoes producing storms moved through the midwest, causing significant damage. at least 40 tornadoes were reported in missouri, kansas and illinois. some injuries are reported as well. over 20 homes were damaged or destroyed. tornadoes also touched down in kansas where a string of watches and warnings were posted into the night. at one point, the fire crews battling a grass fire in topeka had to take cover when a reported tornado whipped through the smoke. and in minnesota, strong winds blew a trailer into a house. several homes were damaged. following north korea's latest missile test, the united states began to deploy a missile defense system in south korea. the first element arrived in south korea last night. it's meant to intercept and destroy short and medium-range ballistic missiles, both russia and china oppose the deployment.
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north korea launched four missiles monday that landed in the sea of japan. about 200 miles from the japanese coast. the missiles like this, came as the u.s. and south korea begin military exercises. these photos show north korea's leader jong-un apparently supervising the launch. the u.n. and japan have requested a security meeting on. matter. housing and urban development secretary ben carson is under fire for comparing slavery to immigration. carson talked about the work ethic and dreams of immigrants. >> there are other immigrants who came here in the bottom of slave ships worked even harder and longer for less. >> last night on facebook carson wrote the slave narrative and the immigrants made the choice to come to america, wrote carson, in contrast, slaves were
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and lost all of their opportunities. the two experiences should never be intertwined, nor forgotten." coming up on the "morning news" planned parenthood proposal. president trump makes an offer to preserve the organization's funding. and chance the rapper takes a big gamble on chicago schools. this is the "cbs morning news." see me. see me. don't stare at me. see me. see me. see me to know that psoriasis is just something that i have. i'm not contagious. see me to know that... ...i won't stop until i find what works. discover cosentyx, a different kind of medicine for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis. proven to help the majority of people find clear or almost clear skin. 8 out of 10 people saw 75% skin clearance at 3 months. while the majority saw 90% clearance.
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on the morning newsstands. "the new york times" said president trump told planned parenthood he would stop funding if the group stayed abortions. "usa today" explains why the supreme court sidestepped a closely watched transgender rights case. and justice s vacated a court ruling that let a student use the school's bathroom matching his genderenty. the teenager is not discouraged. >> for more, it's more the impact it could have on transgender kids that come after me. and those currently in school and before they get out of school. >> the case goes back to the appeals court level because the trump administration reversed obama guidance on the issue. the baltimore sun reports a new development in the case against seven city police
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officers. an attorney says body cam footage shows officers unlawfully arrested his client last summer. the case was dropped yesterday. the officers have pleaded not guilty to shaking down suspects and filing false court reports. "the washington post" reports that schools in a virginia district will close tomorrow because of a protest called a day without a woman. officials in alexandria say about 300 staffers, most of them teachers, asked for the day off to join the event. wednesday is international women's day. and the chicago trib bun says chance the rapper hopes his $1 million gift to the city's schools will inspire others. >> i'm challenging others across the nation to donate and take action. >> for the governor's plan to plug the school budget gap, the school year could end early
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self-driving buses now being tested in san francisco could hit the city streets late this year. it would be no human operator. a new aaa poll shows economist car technology is racing ahead of public acceptance. one-third of drivers say it's they're afraid to ride in one. 54% say less safe sharing the road. >> facebook with news. and jill wagner at the new york stock exchange with that and more. >> good morning. investors are looked ahead to friday's jobs report. the stocks were lower for the second time in three trading days. including banking, insurance companies and airlines.
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s&p finished 7 points lower. the nasdaq fell 21. exxonmobil plans to spend about $20 billion to expand its chemical operations in the gulf coast. the 11 sites could cause 35,000 construction jobs and 7,000 permanent jobs. with the u.s. oil and gas boom by the production of gas. facebook now with fake news, facebook would mark stories with no basis with a warning label, a disputed flag. stories marked as disputed may include links to fact checking services, facebook live and algorithms and users to rule out fake news. former vice president joe pieden will talk about cancer. on the south southwest festival. with the cancer moon
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to accelerate efforts towards a cancer care. and netflix wants viewers to choose their own ending to tv shows. the streaming service is planning a trial of new technology that lets viewers make choices during the show. this is according to britain's daily mail. it's not clear if the new technology will apply to new shows or existing ones. apparently, they're going to tart with children's programs. anne-marie. >> it reminds me of those books as kids. i used to cheat. i'd go back and pick another one. >> i don't blame you. >> jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thank you so much, jill. still ahead -- a new look at soy. why some doctors say soy products might be beneficial for certain breast cancer patients.
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>> reporter: over the years, breast cancer concerns have caused many women to avoid soy. but now new research suggests soy is safe for breast cancer patients and may even be beneficial. >> soy was an area of concern and controversy through the years because of the potential estrogen-like effects of the components of soy. and the potential for stimulating estrogen positive breast cancer cells. are. >> reporter: researchers found women who ingested soy had a 20% risk of dying. dr. heather says it's also promising for patients with hormone-related cancer. >> is that the consumption of soy is safe and does not appear to impact survival, it's really encouraging. particularly for those women who are taking hormone therapy for breast
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what anybody thinks about me, i never will. >> right now at 4:25, nearly nine years later casey anthony gives her side of the story about her daughter's death. >> and a school district gives af
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all because of a day without woman protests tomorrow, and some parents are not happy. first, we could see some showers today, oh, no, and snow this weekend, allyson. >> i am keeping all eyes on the weekend forecast. we will get you the latest information. we do have some showers arriving this morning and also again tonight. lots to cover this morning. 48 degrees right now. it's cloudy. winds are calm. it is going to be a breezy day. some showers right now, just some sprinkles around the beltway. lighter showers along 81. temperatures are running into the low 40s. mild and warm enough for just rain. we do have some showers through the maryland panhandle. these are going to be on and off throughout the morning. showers moving through, we'll stay cloudy and rather breezy with winds out of the south gusting up to 30 miles per hour. we are going to head to 60s, even warmer than yesterday. now tonight we are going to see another round of showers push on through, generally pretty light. this will carry on through terst thing tomorrow morning.
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we stay breezy all night. i think tomorrow our rain chances will start to fade as soon as the sun comes up. talking about the weekend, we have about a 50% chance we will see snow, what about measurable snow, that stance is something we're watching, about a 25% chance. what about a total miss. yesterday topper has us at 25 with the latest information. i'm bumping that up to 40% percent that it's an utter miss and heads to the south of us. looks like we'll have some precipitation around our region, but the farther south you go the better chances you'll have. i'm okay with the total miss. >> me too. >> just fine with a total miss. it's nice and quiet out there on the roads. if you're on rolling road your north and southbound lanes at fairfax county parkway, this is going to be rolling road, you can faintly see that ,
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your north and southbound lanes. the only other accident on the inner loop of the beltway, this is cleared. good morning everybody, i'm larry miller. we have new information on a pretty unusual attack on four people. police in d. c. are reporting that someone has been driving around shooting people with a paintball gun from a van. the attacks were three blocks from each other. police are searching for a dark blue suv with tinted windows. no one was hurt. also new this morning, d. c. police are asking for your help to find a 9-year-old girl. her nay is kaliah montgomery. she was last seen wearing a royal blue shirt, tan pants and a blue jacket, purple and blue jacket. if you've seen kaliah you're asked to call police right away. that's a quick look at what's going on. the news at 4:30 starts right now. this is wa
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on wusa9. good morning everybody. 4:28. 48 degrees as we give you a look live outside. not a bad morning concerning what we've been dealing with the past few days. this is balmy. thanks for joining us, i'm jan jeffcoat. >> i'm mike hydeck glad you're with us. allyson rae standing by with a chance of snow in the forecast. still not quite sure how much if, when and all that. >> the latest information for the weekend, it looks like we see nothing with maybe some rain showers passing by or maybe we could see a couple of inches. yes, there is a chance we could see measurable snow. as you asked me yesterday, i said it looks a little more significant. each model run becomes less and less like we're going to have a major system on sunday. we do have some rain to track today, so i do want to get to that. 48 degrees. it is mild and breezy. grab your umbrella today, you'll need it from time to time. not all day. 44 for hagerstown, 41
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frederick and 45 for gaithersburg. no severe weather today, just some showers around the region. this is first alert live doppler. much of the steadier rainfall is off to the west. this evening we kind of take a break in the middle of the day, and then this evening we'll have more showers push on through. we'll track that in your extended forecast. ellen, good morning. yesterday we had our first time dealing with safetrack surge 13 during rush hour. it went out, we had a lot of delays out to huntington in addition to the single tracking. this morning we're going to reset. single tracking just on the yellow and blue lines. braddock road to huntingtop or van dorn street depending on which line. trains coming every 24 minutes. we'll let you know as soon as anything else happens with metro. thank you. and new this morning, within an hour after north ko

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