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Jan 20, 2011 7:00am EST
u.s./china relationship has been in a rocky place for a long time. this visit is about trying to find a way forward despite the disagreements over human rights and trade. and that's why president hu got the full washington white house treatment. the historic visit from the chinese president continued with all the pomp of a state dinner. the official greeting on the north portico, then into the state dining room bathed in mood lighting. the a-list affair included former president clinton, barbra streisand and jackie chan who dined on maine lobster and rib eye steak before the entertainment. earlier the mood was cooler. at a joint press conference, president obama said that he had challenged president hu on china's human rights record. >> i have been very candid with president hu about these issues. occasionally they are a source of tension between our two governments. >> reporter: president hu ignored a question on the subject. claiming his translation device wasn't working though white house sources said it was. asked again, he said that china had made progress but admitted -- >>
CBS
Oct 27, 2011 7:00am EDT
how you can improve your chances of landing one. >>> china's empty cities could be the sign of another real estate bubble may be about to pop? a closer look for you ahead. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. it burns! it's singeing me. it's the sun. get out of the office more often, with chili's $6 lunch break combos, featuring texas toast half sandwiches. chili's lunch break combos. is saturday. hurry in for your last chance to get the lowest prices of the season. with the biggest savings on apparel to appliances, the top brands of tools to the newest electronics and more. that's real deals for real savings. sears. ♪ hershey's chocolate syrup. stir up a smile. i always feed in the fall. but, it's the best time. feed your lawn in the fall. the fall feeding makes all the difference in the world. what the fall feeding does is build the roots. that's when the roots sort of want nutrition. [ man ] i give my lawn scotts winterguard. [ man #2 ] it's like a root building machine. [ man #3 ] it builds your lawn from the roots up. [ man #2 ] next year you get this! the stronger t
CBS
Oct 6, 2011 7:00am PDT
investors. part of what is happening is china and europe and other countries are putting enormous subsidies into the companies and giving them incentives to move offshore even if the technology is developed in the united states. they go to china because the china government will say we will help you get started and scale up. we will do whatever it takes for you to get started here. and that's part of the reason why technologies that developed here we now lost the lead in. solar energy. wind energy. so what the loan guarantee program was designed to do was to close that gap. let's see if we can help some of the folks locate here and create jobs here in the united states. we knew from the start that the loan guarantee program was going to entail risk by definition. if it was a risk-free proposition, we would not have to worry about it. the overall portfolio has been successful. it has allowed companies start advanced battery manufacturing here in the united states help create jobs. there were going to be some companies that did not work. celindra was one of them. the process on the
CBS
Jan 19, 2011 7:00am EST
>>> good morning. rolling out the red carpet. the white house welcomes china's president hu jintao as president obama throws him a lavish state dinner, along with other high profile meetings. we'll speak this morning with secretary of state hillary clinton about the strained ties between the u.s. and china, and whether she still holds any presidential ambitions of her own. >>> by her side. mark kelly, the husband of congresswoman gabrielle giffords speaks out about the moment he thought his wife had been killed and about her miraculous recovery since that tragic shooting. >>> and a plea for help. it has been nearly four months since david hartley was gunned down while jet skiing on the u.s./mexico border. there are still no answers on who did it or even where his body may be. his wife tiffany joins us in studio this morning for an exclusive live interview studio this morning for an exclusive live interview "early," this wednesday moary 1. captioning funded by cbs >>> good wednesday morning to . good to have you with us. >> and i'm chris wragge. good to see you this morning. >> a lo
CBS
Jan 29, 2010 7:00am EST
get bigger every day. on thursday, the recall spread to china and europe. in tokyo this morning, evidence of the global impact of toyota's troubles. japan's trade minister says the situation could be dangerous to the world economy. toy owe it take dealerships across the u.s. have been flooded with calls from owners wondering if their cars are safe to drive. >> we're fielding about 125 call as day. we've had probably 20 to 30 people come in. they want information. >> reporter: at issue still is a problem with the accelerator, which in rare cases getting stuck. possibly because of a con deposition buildup that makes it unable to string back properly. a second issue involved in the recalls, floor mats which may rap the accelerator. >> i was getting on to the freeway and as i started to accelerate on the pedal, the pedal just, you know, went all the way down and it kept escalating. >> reporter: one consumer group says the gas pedal problem has led to more than 2,000 incidents since 1999, including at least 275 crashes and 18 deaths. p toyota has pointed to the maker of the accelerat
CBS
Oct 14, 2010 7:00am PDT
grilled in her first debate addressing everything from witches to china to late-night tv jokes. >> this election cycle should not be about comments i made on a comedy show over a decade and a half ago. >> so did her performance help or hurt her chances? >>> and perez hilton makes nice. the celebrity blogger known as the queen of mean tells ellen with so much bullying going on, he doesn't want to be a bully himself anymore. so will the millions of followers log off? early this thursday morning, followers log off? early this thursday morning, october 14th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> good thursday morning, everyone. so nice to wake up to a happy story, a spectacular conclusion to the drama in chile. welcome to "the early show." i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. good morning, everybody. >> we want to take you to chile where this was the scene all day yesterday. 33 miners trapped nearly half a mile under ground are safe along with six rescuers. seth doane is outside the san jose mine this morning with the latest. seth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, maggie. what was
CBS
Apr 29, 2010 7:00am EDT
to clean up the mess. >>> a shocking crime in china as a man goes on a stabbing spree at a kindergarten class injuring 28 children. we'll bring you the latest. >>> runway relief for passengers as new rules call for big fines when airlines hold flyers on the tarmac for hours. but could this cause even bigger problems? >>> and how did sandra bullock keep her adoption of a baby boy a secret. the latest on that plus jesse james' response early this thursday morning april 29th, james' response early this thursday morning april 29th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs >>> 7:00 on the dot this thursday morning. good morning, everyone. and welcome to "the early show." >> there's important news this morning to report about breast cancer. if you get diagnosed with what's called stage zero breast cancer, how to proceed with treatment can be really tricky. there's news about that and about markers and how you can proceed. we'll have that in "health watch." >>> but first this morning rngs we want to give you the latest on the oil rig disaster off the louisiana coast. this morning coast guar
CBS
Oct 11, 2010 7:00am PDT
? mplts i remember when they had a contest to name it. >> well, since moved to china doing very well. know this from some women from america who fell in love with her in america and devoted their lives to him and other pandas. they will join us live this morning to tell us about what they did in china and how he is doing. >> looks like he is doing all right. >> relaxing with breakfast bamboo, right. >> always good, right. >> bamboo for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. >> we'll be right back. this is "the early show" on cbs. sweet n' sour filled twizzlers. the twist you can't resist. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] every day thousands of people are switching from tylenol® to advil. to learn more and get your special offer, go to takeadvil.com. take action. take advil®. go to takeadvil.com. >>> it's 7:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. p-g and e is hoping to learn more about the san bruno pipeline explosion... by using a i'm elizabeth wenger. >>> pg&e is hoping to learn more about the san bruno pipeline explosion by using a new video inspection system. images would be shared with th
CBS
Nov 16, 2011 7:00am PST
trip is sending a message to china. senior white house correspondent bill plante is traveling with the president and joins us from canberra, australia, this morning. good morning, bill. >> reporter: good morning. the u.s. is ramping up its military presence in south asia. officials say it's about disaster aid and combatting terrorism and piracy. what the president doesn't say out loud is that it's also about countering china's aggressiveness. >> we welcome a rising peaceful china. what they have been able to achieve in terms of lifting people out of poverty has been nothing short of remarkable. with the rise comes increased responsibilities. it's important for them to play by the rules of the road. >> reporter: the new agreement with long-time american ally australia called for u.s. marines to begin training with australian forces in the northern part of the country near the shipping lanes of the south china sea. 250 marines will arrive next year. they will eventually grow to a task force of 2,500. u.s. aircraft will rotate through bases in northern australia. today the president m
CBS
Sep 22, 2011 7:00am EDT
two years after it was saved by u.s. government bailout is trumping latest investments in china of all places. cbs news business and economics correspondent rebecca jarvis is in shanghai, china, with more on the american automakers big asian announcement. >> reporter: here on the streets of shanghai, american cars are more popular than ever. in fact, the u.s. automakers like general motors sell more cars here than anywhere else in the world. and while that is good news for the american car companies, it makes many question what it will mean for american jobs. visit general motors in shanghai and you'll find a lot of what you would in detroit. so how similar does this plant look to one in the united states? >> it's very similar. i mean, the processes are the same, the systems are the same, the quality systems are the same. really the only difference are the employees. >> reporter: with its chinese part scaic, they manufacturing buks and chevys in china and employs more than 13,000 people throughout the country. that number is set to grow, thanks to a just announced deal to develop a
CBS
Sep 26, 2009 8:00am EDT
, and china on the other. >>> elizabeth palmer in london for us. thank you. >>> now for some perspective on iran's pursuit of nuclear weapon, we're joined in our washington bureau by martin, director of foreign policy at the brookings institution. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. >> now that we know that iran has been hiding certain aspects of its nuclear program, what can be done? that is the big question this morning. >> well, clearly president obama is going to try to engage with the iranians this coming thursday. negotiators will be sitting down and trying to get the iranians to see that it's in their interests to in the only come clean, but accept international safe guards and curbs on their program that would give the international community sufficient confidence that it's not going to take its fuel and divert it into nuclear bomb making material. if that doesn't work then i think president obama and british and french leaders have made clear that the nest step is what's called crippling sanctions. if that doesn't work then we're left with very unpalatabl
CBS
Nov 14, 2009 8:00am EST
morning as part of his eight day trip to asia. he'll visit china on sunday as he follows parts of the silk road. the ancient trade route that ran from china to baghdad. our terry mccarthy recently roamed the historic and mysterious silk road himself and found capitalism is alive and well. >> reporter: this woman wants to sell race sisins to the quupd. we found her in this remote desert town as we follow the silk road across western china. once a trading post on the silk road, today it is one of the least developed parts of the country. but even here, the entrepreneurial spirit is blooming again. the silk road was a team unprecedented openness for china, bringing silk, paper and tea to the west in exchange for gold, glassware and horses. today cattism is spreading to its remotest regions. it turns up on the strangest places, even on the backs of camels. in the this oasis town, we met camel driver exploiting the frontier spirit the best way he knows. when i had some savings, he says, i was able to buy the camels. so i started my own business. now he offers camel safaris to adventurous t
CBS
Jan 15, 2010 7:00am EST
. >>> and an eclipse blotted out the sun today for millions of folks from central africa to china. for most pfsit was a partial eclipse, but some witnessed a rare event as a bright ring of fire remained when the moon's disk reached the sun's center. i'm take a check of today and he >> announcer: this weather report sponsored by extraordinary"extraordinary measures"." don't hope if a miracle make one. in theaters friday. >>> at 8:04 that's your latest news and weather. back over to you. >>> up next, we look back at the "miracle on the hudson" within year later with cap tip sully sullenberger and friends when we come back. ya know, i'm really glad we finally decided to see where raisin bran crunch is made. yeah, this trip is way overdue. i just can't wait to see all those crunchy flakes in action. i hope i get a chance to put two scoops!™ of raisins in some boxes. you know what will really get us in the spirit? ♪ 99 boxes of raisin bran crunch ♪ ♪ if you're nice to me i'll share some with you ♪ ♪ you take one down ( and pass it around ) ♪ ♪ 98 boxes of raisin bran crunch ♪ t
CBS
Aug 11, 2009 7:00am EDT
news correspondent barry peterson reports from tokyo. >> reporter: in storm-battered china, seven three-story apartment buildings collapsed. local officials insisted most were already evacuated. on neighboring taiwan only helicopters could reach a village where hundreds are missing after a wall of mud simply wiped it out. a second typhoon veered away from japan, which got a predawn earthquake instead. just after 5:00 a.m. 6.5 on the richter scale. it shoved us up and down says this man, then side to side. roads were damaged. trains delayed. two nuclear power plants shut down for inspection. and then ce the clean-up. barry peterson, cbs news, tokyo. >>> a miscommunication sent secretary of state hillary clinton over the top. mrs. clinton snapped yesterday during a question and answer period with students in the congo. through a translator clinton was asked what her husband thought about chinese influence in africa. >> you want me to tell you what my husband thinks? my husband is not the secretary of state. i am. so you ask my opinion, i will tell you my opinion. i'm not going to be
CBS
Aug 3, 2011 7:00am EDT
. >>> wearing pearls can be pricey. now more affordable than ever, the good news. china is changing the game when it comes to producing pearls and the word on the street is it's not just that they're cheap, they're actually low cost but pretty high quality so that could work out very well for the consumer. >>> first the latest on britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal. former managing editor of "news of the world" has been arrested by police. charlie dagata has more. >> reporter: the investigation in london over hacking takes pace. stewart cutler returned home on bail after police questioned him over hacking and bribing police, the 11th arrest in the scantal that continues to entangle top executives from rupert murdoch's empire. he managed the tabloid for 22 years before resigning in 2009. he also wrote the checks, so he would have been the man to pay private detectives. it was the use of private detectives who were listening in illegally on voice mail messages at the core of the scandal. this arrest, like that of murdoch's london ceorebekah brooks before it, tightens the noose on jame
CBS
Aug 1, 2011 7:00am EDT
china, holding over $1 trillion in u.s. debt. we'll take a closer look at that relationship when we come back. >> this portion of "the early show" sponsored by hotels.com, be smart, book smart. save up to 50% this tuesday and wednesday only. hotels.com. be smart. book smart. so we made ocean spray cranberry juice cocktail with a splash of lime. it's so refreshing, your taste buds will thank you. mm... oh, you're welcome. what? my taste buds -- they're thanking me. uh-huh. naturals from delicious, real ingredients with no artificial flavors or preservatives. naturals from purina cat chow. share a better life. ♪ that comes fromove a little green leaf ♪ ♪ zero-calorie, guilt-free no artificiality ♪ ♪ my skinny jeans zipped in relief ♪ [ announcer ] truvia. honestly sweet. summertime is now a happy time. a time when we can eat what we want, drink what we want, and sleep soundly through the night. unlike antacids, one prevacid®24hr pill prevents the acid that causes frequent heartburn for 24 hours. choose prevacid®24hr and see why 9 out of 10 users say they're satisfied. so
CBS
Nov 18, 2011 7:00am EST
to china. >>> hermin cain the first republican candidate to receive secret service protection. why he got that protection and why now. >>> thirty years after her mysterious drowning, the investigation is opened back up in the natalie woods death "early" friday morning, november 18th, 2011. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning. i'm erica hill. what a sky out there. >> yeah, it is. i'm jeff glor. chris wragge is off this morning. a cold snap here. >> fall has finally arrived. >>> a lot of talk this morning about another college coach now being accuseded of sexual abusing aboys and it happened at syracuse university where better thany fine, the assistant basketball coach, has been placed on leave this morning. >> according to espn two team ball boys say fine molested them for years. one of them came forward after jerry sandusky was alleged abusing eight bois. armen keteyian is live with more. >> reporter: the allegations come from 39-year-old bobby davis and 45-year-old mike lange. on the surface, they are a far cry from the sexual abuse scandal here at penn state. syracuse polic
CBS
Apr 13, 2010 7:00am EDT
spending a lot of time pushing china to sign on to u.n. sanctions depends iran. groups like al qaeda are aggressively trying to obtain loose nuclear materials and would not hesitate to use them according to tpresident's top terrorism adviser. >> we cannot wait any loaningng. >> reporter: ukraine announced it will send its entire stockpile out of the country, perhaps to the united states, by 2012. in an hour and a half sideline meeting with china's president, president obama stressed the need for quick action against iran's nuclear program. china, which is key because it has veto power in the united nations security council, has shown a new willingness to consider sanctions against iran, but is still reluctant to fully endorse them because it gets so much of its oil from iran. cbs news, national kurt analyst juan sa rat itity says failure to stop iran's nuclear program could have catastrophic consequences. >> if iran acquires nuclear weapons or the expertise, you will see a nuclear arms race in the heart of the middle east are sue any arab states like saudi arabia, egiptypt feeling the ne
CBS
Sep 24, 2011 8:00am EDT
minutes past the hour. here's russ and nancy. >> rebecca jarvis is in china on assignment. >> lucky girl. >> we'll see her in the broadcast though. having fun over there. i hope she brings back nice gifts. first up, lonnie quinn has a look at the weather. >> all about the gifts when the friends are traveling. these are the big stories. it's about a saturated northeast. it's been one of the wettest summers the northeast has seen. the wettest ever in new york city. it's a soggy start to fall. so do i see more rain for the northeast? the answer is yes. nothing like yesterday. a lot of the rain is now offshore. rain, yes. not as strong as yesterday. but the numbers are the numbers. new york city, so far this year, you are already almost two feet above average where you should be in terms of the rain bucket. maine, 19 inches above average. why all the rain? thank the high pressure system in the ocean. it's pulling in moisture from the atlantic but also preventing this low pressure system from exiting the area. until that breaks down and this stays close to the northeast, you have a rain chanc
CBS
Dec 18, 2009 7:00am EST
in an impromptu summit to try to rescue some kind of deal. delegates blame both the u.s. and china for the delay in reaching a political agreement saying the u.s. with its offer to contribute to a $100 billion global fund to help poorer nations brought too little to the table too late and accused of chinese of blocking any prospect of agreement on international var if i kafgs emission cuts. negotiations went on all night, but divisions between rich and poor, which have dogged this process, continue. >> i will we can act boldly and decisively in the face of a common threat. that's why i come here today. not to talk, but to act. >> reporter: now, the president has also said that regardless of what happens in copenhagen, regardless of whether there is apagreement or not, america he said has chartered its course, it will live up to its commitments, and it will even if it has to take unilateral action or action only with those countries prepared to do so now lshs , will do what it can to avoid global warming. >> sheila macvicar, thank you. also in copenhagen is thomas friedman, author o
CBS
Oct 8, 2010 7:00am PDT
but the committee said china should expect some criticism. >> we have a responsibility to speak when others are not able or willing. not to speak. china is rising. and becoming a big power. we should have the right to criticize criticize. so this is why we are issuing this peace prize. >> the 54-year-old liu is serving a 11-year prison sentence. >>> private security guards at u.s. bases in afghanistan have ties to the taliban. that report finds there is little oversight of the afghan guards and that the contractors endanger u.s. troops. it also found some are even fighting against coalition forces. >> the report describes a number of private security contractors funneling u.s. taxpayer dollars to afghan warlords and strong men who are linked to murder kidnapping bribery, pro-taliban and anti-coalition activities. >> some 26,000 private security guards work in afghanistan. the pentagon warns fiving all of them simply isn't practical. >>> officials in hungary this morning say monday's spill of toxic sludge which leaked from an aluminum plant totalled 184 million gallons. we're also lea
CBS
Jul 7, 2011 7:00am EDT
us by for about a day and a half. >> talk about china for a second. most people don't realize china, not the u.s. is the world's leading consumer of oil. their gas consumption, how is that affecting, is that affecting the way we are at the pump? >> it is having a huge impact and one of the major factors that drives the price of what we here in the united states pay at the pump. the reason being china consumes about 20.3% of all the world's energy the united states consumes 19%. like you said they're a much bigger energy consumer. they are growing in the chinese economy. they're growing so fast that they're consuming more and that is driving up the price of oil here. >> okay, big picture right now the people at home want to know what's it going to do with our gas prices here relief any time soon? >> in china they're concerned they're growing too fast. they've taken steps five times in the last eight months to cool their economy, something called increasing their interest rates there. they've done that to cool the economy and the hope is by doing so they'll soften some of the demand f
CBS
Nov 2, 2010 7:00am PDT
. carly fiorina changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. >>> last year i was abandoned at the santa monica pier and told to get back home. all i had to make the trip was $50, a backpack full of gear and my survival skills. this year, against my better judgment, i'm doing it again. just me, 50 bucks, the back pack, and a cell phone. and this time i'm putting my life and well-being in your hands. you decide where i start my incredible and exhausting trip. call the numbers on your screen, or go to our website, earlyshow.cbsnews.com. with your votes on where i should start. the trip kicks off november the world champion san francisco ants returned home >>> it's 7:25. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm sydnie kohara. the world champion san francisco giants returning home
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Jun 30, 2011 7:00am PDT
rising flood of imported foods. nearly 4 billion pounds from china last year alone including 70% of all apple juice consumed in the u.s. >> 15% to 20% of all the food that the americans consume comes from overseas, two-thirds of fruits and vegetables and 80% of shrimp is coming from overseas, and we have only the ability these days to inspect less than 2%. >> joining us is jeff benedict author of "poisoned" about america's first e. coli outbreak. full disclosure you and i have been friends for a great time. "pois "poisoned" i think is your best book, got a rave review by the "new york times." >> 20 years ago americans had never heard of the time e. coli. today it's a household word, a dirty word. back then a word we didn't know. suddenly kids on the west coast are sick, four died within a matter of three weeks and the country wakes up to the idea a hamburger can be lethal if not properly cooked. all of the rule changes and today we have six new strains of e. coli that weren't around, hadn't surfaced in our food supply back then and they're in our food supply now and we don't test for th
CBS
Jun 8, 2011 7:00am EDT
-pacific where the economy is growing's special will i in china. we'll expand operations everywhere in which we sell the great vehicles. >> reporter: do you think it's safe to say with this focus on china and on india, perhaps there's a view that here in the united states, things still hold a lot of uncertainty? >> well, i am very confident that with the fiscal and monetary policy and attention on economic development in the united states we'll get through this recession and keep expanding. >> reporter: more and more people are buying cars in the country and we've seen it in the numbers. do you think that, for this country, the worst is behind us? >> well, this is a slower recovery than we've had in the past, but it is recovering. we were in a very deep hole with our recession and i'm very pleased that everybody's attention is on economic development and growing our economy. but i think it's so important that we all remember that the key, the economic development and probable growth is our competitiveness so we're going to continue that competitiveness every year. >> part of that xet i
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Oct 13, 2011 7:00am PDT
condemination of iran. and pressure on china and russia to stop doing business there. in addition to that, there are other steps that could be taken by the united states. sanctions on iran's central bank targeting the oil shipments from iran. those would only escalate the situation when nobody here is quite sure just how high the level of approval went in iran. erica? >> bill plante at the white house this morning, thanks. >>> joining us from capitol hill, arizona senator john mccain. sir, always nice to have you with us. >> thank you, erica. >> give us an idea based on the information that you have been given, how serious an escalation is this of the threat level from iran and specifically of that threat to the united states and to americans? >> well, first of all, the thing that is surprising about it is how ridiculously inept it was because these people are very good at what they do. i think we ought to keep it in the context of their other activities, whether it be their unrelenting pursuit to acquire nuclear weapons, which would have certainly credible destabilizing effects to their
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Jul 28, 2011 7:00am EDT
home. women came from china, korea and other asian countries. some were brought here illegally. the ring leaders were caught on wiretap. >>> andrea, thank you. a national guardsman from maryland will spend the rest of his life behind bars. he was sentenced to life in prison for killing an unarmed afghanistan citizen. he said he shot the man because he wouldn't answer questions defense attorneys will appeal. >>> if you're driving on 295, you may notice the low flying plane. the nasa scientists will be flying the plane over six locations. researchers say it will fly as low as 1000 feet aboveground. stay with us, up next, red light cameras are ,, woman: saving for our child's college fund was getting expensive. man: yes it was. so to save some money, we taught our 5 year old how to dunk. woman: scholarship! woman: honey go get him. anncr: there's an easier way to save. get online. go to geico.com. get a quote. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. >>> welcome back to "the early show." i'm chris wragge along with erica hill. coming up the latest battle in the coffee wa
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Jul 15, 2011 7:00am PDT
friendships. one set in modern-day china, another in its very distant past. the film was based on the 2005 best selling novel about a 19th century chinese woman named lily. >> she had what was called an old fame. a friendship for life an emotional marriage between women when actual marriage had very little emotion attached to it. >> reporter: the director was struck by the powerful relationship between lily and snow flower. >> oftentimes women tend to form much closer friendships with their friends than you know with their husbands. marriages are oftentimes business arrangements. these women have this special language which is "women language." >> it literally means women's script. so it was only practiced as far as we know today in very very small area in south-central china. it was shared among women only. >> reporter: standard chinese is very square very blocky. this is very long and thin. it's been described as looking like mosquito legs. >> reporter: throughout the film, women use this private language to combat their public sorrows, most notably the once customary practice o
CBS
May 12, 2010 7:00am EDT
importantly, we need to get in to the global marketplace and compete with china, with india, with mexico, brazil, other countries. america's falling behind. we want america to be number one in clean energy power production. we can reduce pollution, create jobs, and restore our energy independence, and that's the direction we have to move in. >> but senator kerry, correct me if i'm wrong, your legislation calls for expanding offshore drilling at a time when polls show most americans no longer support it. why do you believe it's necessary to do that? >> that's not what we do. we actually restrict the current plan of the president. we give states greater power, and say, over their future -- >> are you saying this does not call for expanded offshore drilling? >> i'm saying that it restricts, i'm saying that it restricts the current law and it restricts the president's current plan. that is exactly what i am saying. it gives states greater power to be able to make a choice about what will happen in the future in terms of drilling. and in addition to that, it places a moratorium on curr
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Aug 19, 2011 7:00am EDT
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May 14, 2011 5:00am PDT
for him to speak up. and ambassador huntsman who was the recent ambassador to china, john huntsman, is going to get into the race. so there's still a few more big names, but it's moved along a little bit this week. >> okay, let's talk about some names out there. mike huckabee says he's going to make a major announcement tonight, or at least calling it a very important announcement. what do you think he's going to say? and how important of a factor could he be in the race? >> well, he's keeping a very close hold. he hasn't done the things that a candidate needs to do on any front to prepare the way, so the betting among the experts is that he will say he's not running. his big effect is that he has a strong following in the social conservative community within the conservative base. and he does quite well in some polls, and he does very well in iowa, where he won the caucuses the last time around. he gets out of the race, that puts iowa in play in a different kind of way. some candidates have been sitting out, or planning to sort of sit out iowa. now, if it's an open contest, that s
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Nov 5, 2011 8:00am EDT
weather may have been a factor. in china, 45 coal minors trapped for 46 hours were pulled to safety this morning. officials blame the accident on a mild earthquake which caused the walls inside the mine to collapse. china has one of the worsest safety records for collapses. >> crowds began the five day pilgrimage, where the prophet is believed to have delivered the final sermon. >> and lines are being drawn on the hard-wood floor in the labor dispute. the talks are expected to resume this afternoon, but factions on both sides are expektcted to increase. owners are holding firm at 50%. and the sky is expected to be clear in phoenix today after a huge dust storm. a gray haze hung over the city today forcing drivers to use caution. there were no reports of major accidents or injuries. what they need is a good rain shower to clean everything off of that dust. >> i don't see that in the forecast. quick question though, with that dust storm, if there was thunder and lightening involved, it is a haboob. >> i love saying that. it is unsettled out west. it is quiet and dry in the east. what
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Oct 1, 2011 5:00am PDT
went to china for a bit. >> i was in china for about a week, and it was a fascinating trip, and i'm looking forward to sharing the stories here with viewers because there's monumental things taking place there, and a big impact here on the united states as well. >> we'll talk about it in just a bit. our top story is the drone attack that killed anwar al-awlaki. there was a secret memo authorizing the killing. the attack also apparently killed al qaeda's top bomb maker making what the government calls one of the most successful strikes ever. cbs news homeland security correspondent bob orr with more. >> reporter: anwar al-awlaki put him atop the u.s. terror hit list. under the code name objective troy, intelligence for months tracked al-awlaki near his hide-out in yemen. early friday the cia al-awlaki operations for al qaeda in the arabian peninsula. in that role he took the lead in plan and directing efforts to murder innocent americans. >> reporter: awe al-awlaki was killed with three americans. khan from north carolina, was the chief propagandist for the terror group. he wrote a n
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Nov 23, 2010 7:00am PST
agreement. cbs news correspondent celia hatton is in beijing, china, this morning with the latest. celia, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. it is the most serious military confrontation between north and south korea in decades and a woring sign that kim jong-il's regime will continue the campaign of aggression in the region. the island of yeonpyeong became a battleground, leaving buildings burning and the 1,200 civilians scrambling for cover. both countries say the other side fired first before rounds of artillery for almost an hour. south korea had been conducting military drills near the island refusing the north's earlier demands to stop the exercises. seoul's raised the country's threat level to the maximum setting and clearing people from yeonpyeong. the koreas exchanged fire on the waters near the border before, but north korea's firing on south korean land putting civilian lives at risk led to new heights of tension on the peninsula. this is the latest episode in a string of aggressive moves by pyongyang. the nuclear missile test in 2006 and 2009 to the north'
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00am EDT
retiring. he told reporters in china today the 7'6" center was drafted by the houston rockets in 2002 but injuries sidelined his career. now here's marysol with the latest on the weather outside. we need a break from that heat. >> we need some of that geyser. good morning, betty. thanks for joining us this morning. the heat wave continues and what's unusual with this heat wave is that it is focused around the rockies and points east. we expect 108 in phoenix and 95 in albuquerque. 101 in kansas city, 96 in chicago, that's oppressive for this time of year and it's really centered around the central plains and upper midwest so the temperatures for example are in the 90s, minneapolis, des moines but you factor in the humidity and heat indices it feels more like 112, 114, even chicago will feel like 110 by later on this afternoon. so far we have 22 heat advisories and warnings, that number is expected to expand, go up to at least 30, 31 over the next couple of days and it really stretches into the southeast and the northeast in the afternoon and overnight hours. >> thanks so much. that's
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Dec 11, 2009 7:00am EST
store is opening. the shop sells 850 peep products including plush toys, china, even a hand blown glass peep and of course the regular chicks pgh >>> up next, missing mom. it's been almost a week since a utah mother disappeared without a trace. hear from her father about what the family and her children are doing to find her. and, driving hazards, that' >>> is that cheering or people screaming? >> what a testament to the loyalty of our fans. that they're here in 15 degree weather. we'll go out tre and share in the love with them in a little while. >> welcome back to "the early show." coming up you change your oil, check the windshield wiper fluid, but a lot of drivers rarely check their tires and if they're worn out, they can be really dangerous. our susan koeppen will show us thousand make sure your tires are safe in just a couple of minutes about. >>> also ahead, in "health watch," we'll look at an exciting new study that shows that women taking drugs to prevent bone loss may also be preventing pres cancer. this could be a major break through am we'll bring you the details. >>> but fi
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Nov 19, 2011 8:00am EST
-minute meeting in indonesia last night with china's premier. administration officials say mr. obama and the chinese premier discussed the value of china's currency which the u.s. believes is artificially low. they also talked about territorial disputes in the south china sea. >>> the worst of a huge wildfire in reno, nevada, may be over. more than two dozen homes were damaged. about 10,000 people were forced to evacuate. administer diminishing winds are helping the firefighters kabcontain the blaze. one death and dozens were injured. >>> herman cain says the accusations of sexual harassment against him are not true. last night on "the late show" with david letterman, letterman asked him about those allegations. >> there is no more documentation. there is nothing else has come up. so we have moved on. >> these statements are all false? all of these women are lying? they are all lying? they are all lying? >> yes, they are! >> four women, similar circumstances? >> how did you get four? >> you tell me? >> i'm sorry. is it 9-9-9? >> cain said the charges of unwanted sexual advances started a
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Nov 3, 2011 7:00am EDT
in china are up 18% so not only in the u.s. but they are growing around the world. >> have you been to china lately? >> i think i have. what is the fastest growing market in china? >> what? >> ukraine. >>> ben stiller is here to talk about his latest comedy in his very successful career. hey, guys. want to try a new hamburger helper tonight? [ female announcer ] new ultimate cheeseburger macaroni hamburger helper. our cheesiest macaroni flavor. helpers. forty dishes, all delicious. gives us the most nutritious of gifts. but only when they are ready to be given. that's why we pick vegetables at their peak. ...and freeze them fast, locking in nutrients ...for you to unwrap. ♪ ho, ho, ho. green giant >>> welcome back to "the early show." i'm chris wragge are rebecca jarvis. erica hill is on assignment. >> good morning. >>> coming up, an intimate conversation with author joan didion. she has written a follow-up to her best selling memoir. her new book folk on united states on another family tragedy, the unexpected death of her daughter. she will tell us why this book was so much heart
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Jul 9, 2009 7:00am EDT
today is on global warming. china and india don't want to cut their emissions unless the u.s. cuts it. there's no agreement in sight as china, india, and other fast growing nations join in the summit. brazil is one of those countries. >> hey, look at this. >> reporter: and its president treated president obama with the gift of a soccer jersey, a reminder that brazil beat the u.s. team last month. this is being held at the site of last month's devastating earthquake, where thousands of homeless are still living in tents and not happy at the pace of reconstruction. the sign on the hillside is a play on president obama's campaign slogan, yes we camp. the leaders, including president obama, are staying in these police barracks instead of the usual luxury hotels. their spouses toured the earthquake damage today, and michelle obama continues to attract movie star attention. >> certainly, the europeans have been fascinate by what she's wearing in particular, what she's doing. they see her as a very dramatic, very fashionable figure. >> reporter: the first lady, who's staying in obama, took h
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Aug 18, 2009 7:00am EDT
distant future. >> reporter: china's famous mascot the giant panda could disappear from the wild in two or three generations. experts warn the animals' natural habitat in southwest china is threatened by development. heavy traffic has stopped pandas from crossing over highways explains conservationist. pandas can no longer meet and interact with each other as they normally do. researchers have increased the numbers of baby pandas born in captivity through artificial insemination. the chinese bears are notoriously unsuccessful at reproducing on their own. fewer than 1,600 pandas are roaming china's bamboo corridors that are now less than a mile wide. modern technology has boosted the number of pandas in zoos but ongoing construction means the wild giant panda population could soon shrink to nothing. celia hatton, cbs news, beijing. >> and this group is not advocating that they stop development, obviously, but just keep the pandas in mind because they're building roads and waterways right in the middle of areas where pandas would need to cross over to find their mates, and they're jus
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Nov 3, 2011 7:00am PDT
song "like a rock" is stuck in high head all the time. chevy sales in china are up 18% so not only in the u.s. but they are growing around the world. >> have you been to china lately? >> i think i have. what is the fastest growing market in china? >> what? >> ukraine. >>> ben stiller is here to talk about his latest comedy in his very successful career. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, sa oakland shut down right now. >>> good morning, everybody. it's 8:25. let's get you caught up with some of the bay area headlines. port of the oakland shut down right now one pro player stadium tester smacking his yellow sign at a truck did one protestor smack his yellow sign at a truck at the port of oakland. that's one of signs of protestors harassing truckers. it loses $8 million a day if it's shut down. >>> a group of humpback whales about the size of a school bus have been shadowing local boaters and kayakers over the past few days in santa cruz. it's so crowded that the coast guard has issued warnings to the boaters. people must stay 100 yards away from the whales for safety's sake and for the whales. violators c
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Oct 29, 2010 7:00am PDT
changed all that. fiorina laid off 30,000 people and she shipped our jobs to china and india. i had to pack my bags and i was out the door that night. we even had to train our replacements. she didn't need 5 corporate jets. one hundred million for herself. fiorina never cared about our jobs. not then and not now. i'm barbara boxer and i approve this message. >>> wave. hi, mom. >> there's a scare in the air. live this morning. here on 59th street and 5th avenue in new york city. that bald head is being transformed into a work of art and lots of other fun going on out on the plaza getting read did it for the celebration later this morning including the anchor costumes finally revealed. welcome back to "the early show." in an hour i'll be somewhere else. he'll be someone else. >> so nervous. >> me, too. >> we showed you this yesterday. amazing footage. an eight-foot shark taking a run at an underwater photographer in maine and bit his camera but he never backed off. his name is scott mcnichol. he is here with his diving partner. a tale of a deep-sea scare in an exclusive interview. >>> al
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