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whereare among this guest. bulls and bears are here sat 5:00 p.m. eastern fox cheryl: it is wednesday, march 13th. still flying, boeing 737 max 8 are still in u.s. air space. how the faa is doubling down this morning against the ban. the growing tensions over which country is going to investigate the black boxes. the college cheating scandal rocking the nation this morning, hollywood actors and ceos accused of allegedly paying huge bribes to get their kids into elite schools. the felony charges they're facing this morning could be just the tip of the iceberg. and mark zuckerberg made a big privacy pledge but now he wants to read your mind.
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the cryptic concept the facebook ceo is trying to make a reality. lauren: here's how your money is moving at 5:00 a.m. uncertainty over brexit and boeing causing a dip in u.s. stock market futures. the dow is down 3 points, s&p and nasdaq are higher, however. let's go to europe. tension on the ftse in london as traders weigh the fallsout from british prime minister theresa may's landmark brexit deal defeat last night. a sea of red in asia, 1% declines in china and japan. cheryl: we have a lot to get to this morning. welcome to "fbn: a.m.." good morning. i'm cheryl casone. lauren: good morning, everybody. good morning to you. i'm lauren simonetti. cheryl: it is the story that continues to rock the world, boeing is now staunchly defending the safety of its 737
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max 8 planes despite a growing ban on the aircraft worldwide. that type of plane crashed in ethiopia over the weekend, killing 157 people, including eight americans. this was the second deadly crash involving a 737 max 8 in just five months. now more than 40 countries and airlines have grounded the plane. here in the u.s., the faa continues to support that plane. but a growing number of lawmakers in the u.s. calling for federal regulators to take action. >> two tragic accidents in such a short period of time suggests we should take a close look. that i'm sure is being down, but out of an abundance of safety concerns and common sense i think it makes sense to ground the aircraft until we have better information. cheryl: developing at this hour, ethiopian airlines says the black boxes from tp boeing jet are going to be sent overseas for analysis. there's no decision yet on
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where, that's part of the controversy. let's bring in aviation specialist jay ratcliffe. the black boxes from the lion air crash were sent to australian authorities. there is reports this morning that the ethiopians want to send the black boxes to the u.k. what does this say about the trust or lack of trust in the ntsb. >> when you look at the fact that in the united states the aircraft have yet to be grounded, there's a real question on whether or not there is preferential treatment given to boeing. the government refuses to ground the airplanes. boeing refuses to ground the airplanes. i think that sends a bad message around the world with regards to how we are looking at this particular situation. remember, we've lost 346 lives in 132 days involving the same aircraft under some initially similar situation. cheryl: similar -- >> to the world -- cheryl: sorry to interrupt you.
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i wanted to ask you about that as an expert because it's so similar what happened with these aircraft, clear skies, right after takeoff. a lot of the blame is being put on the anti-stalling system. is that blame correct in your expert opinion? >> streamline ai?>> remember, ts still under investigation. the ethiopian air crash, the investigation has just begun. it's difficult for us. we know air speed was a contributing factor to the lion air crash. we know from some external data there was a vertical air speed issue with the ethiopian crash. those two similarities is enough to me to immediately stop flying the aircraft. the faa did not decide it was important. southwest and american airlines who are basically saying safety comes first are refusing to
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ground 58 airplanes out of their collective fleet of 1716 airplanes. why we're not erring on the side of caution because simply -- cheryl: maybe the ceo of boeing, they are going to issue a new software update and i know there's been a lot of meetings going on in washington, high level meetings within the faa to decide what to do. this was their decision. what about the software update that boeing is sending out? >> i think that suggests there's an issue as well. and when you look at it, it's something that is mind boggling. that's the reason i'm hopeful the president will step in and say, look, there's too many unknowns here and we need to err on the side of caution with regards to making absolutely certain that something is done. i think the president right now is probably our only hope. the two airlines obviously don't put safety first. have you the crews that fly these aircraft, the mechanics who work on them and the flight
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attendants who work on the aircraft that are pleading with the government on their airline to take the airplanes out of service and yet we continue to refuse to do so. and to me that's just inexcusable. cheryl: you've got the ap reporting that two pilots did -- here in the u.s. did voice concerns about that same aircraft and that anti-stall issue. i could talk to you all morning. thank you so much for being on. we would love to have you back. >> you're very welcome. lauren: the u.k. is staring down the barrel of a no deal hard brexit after parliament voted down prime minister theresa may's brexit divorce deal for a second time last night. today britain's parliament holds another vote on the u.k.'s plan to leave the european union and another vote is set for tomorrow on whether to postpone the departure date of march 29th. so what happens now? craig erlem joins us from london. craig, thanks for coming on.
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wow. what happens now is the question. you say a delay is the only option for great britain. >> reporter: i think it is, because there is no place in parliament for a no deal brexit. without a delay, seems that's the way we're heading, even if we can agree on a deal, we'll still need an extension in order to implement the technicalities around that. i think a delay is inevitable. i think there will be a lot of drama in the next two weeks. lauren: how long would the delay be? don't you need the e.u. and the negotiations with the e.u. have not gone well, don't you need them to say okay, you are allowed to delay this? >> reporter: that's an excellent point. that's the case. that's why there's two delay options on the table. there's a delay alongside an agreement which is if theresa may's deal goes through there will probably be a short delay, around two to three months. or there's the longer delay of
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one to two years in which the u.k. can come to the e.u. and say we want to go down this route and explore this option as a potential future arangment. that will take a lot of negotiation and time. we're going to bend theresa may's deal. and that's another option on the table right now. lauren: what's the mood among business there right now and why is the ftse up in london today? >> reporter: i'm not sure frustration is a strong enough word for what businesses are feeling right now. they feel very much out of the loop and they're not being consulted. that is the problem with a politically driven vote and process. the ftse is up because the pound's off. it's as simple as that right now. lauren: got it. craig, thank you so much for giving us your perspective on these crazy, worse than frustrating negotiations that do continue. have a good day. cheryl: michael houston told us yesterday it was going to be close. he was right. lauren: right on the money. cheryl: secretary of state mike pompeo calling on energy companies to help spread u.s. values. he was speaking at an annual
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conference in houston and pompeo said america's growing strength as a super power in oil and gas exports can strengthen u.s. foreign policy. pompeo telling the standing room only crowd that america is not just exporting energy, it's also exporting our commercial value system to our friends and to our partners. lauren: did you see this yesterday? wells fargo's ceo, tim sloan, grilled by the house financial services committee while following the bank's stream of consumer abuse scandals. watch. >> is this the end of scandal at wells? are we going to more headlines coming up, and we'll have another hearing about this. >> i can't control the media. >> are your customers going to hear more of bad actions taken by your company? >> there's nothing else that i'm aware of that we haven't disclosed. lauren: it was a contentious hearing and during it sloan fired back at freshman new york
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congresswoman alexandria ocasio-cortez after this accusation. >> why was the bank involved in the caging of children and financing the caging of children to begin with? >> i don't know how to answer that question because we weren't. >> you were financing, involved in debt financing of the group, correct? >> for a period of time we were financing one of the firms many we're not anymore. we weren't directly involved in that. lauren: sloan emphasized changes wells fargo made to its culture, sales practices and risk management. cheryl: making headlines there, right? well, here are some other headlines making news this morning. companies in the blue cross, blue shield insurance group are combining. cambi and blue cross, blue shield of north carolina are going to combine. they cover more than 6 million people. rite aid announcing it will
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replace three top executive, including ceo john standly in a restructuring plan. he has been leading rite aid since 2010. the overhaul will shed 400 corporate jobs. rite aid has been facing pressure from invests over disappointing performance. ride aid called off a planned merger with albertsons in august after investors rejected it. today paul manafort is set to be sentenced in virginia. president trump's former campaign chairman is facing up to a decade behind bars. on conspiracy charges he pleaded guilty to. he broke his plea deal with special counsel robert mueller. he was sentenced to nearly four years in prison last week. the u.s. and taliban drafted a deal following two weeks of talks. president trump's top envoy in afghanistan confirming the u.s. and the terror group have made strides on counter-terrorism and troop withdrawal negotiations.
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agreements on a cease fire or at least talks with the afghan government are still in the works. president trump has vowed to withdraw u.s. troops from the 18 year long war. is the black bird, which is called the uber for planes? users can grab a quick flight on a small airplane. the venture capital firm said the investment will help make flying, quote, as convenient, accessible, and affordable as driving. as long as it's not on a max 8 plane. lauren: not sure there's an appetite for that right now. coming up, it's the largest college admissions bribery case ever prosecuted by the justice department, several celebrities and well-known figures are brace forge a heated fight. is it the tip of the iceberg? we'll ask our next guest that.
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>> we're not talking about donating a building so that a school's more likely to take your son or daughter. we're talking about deception and fraud, fake test scores, fake athletic credentials, fake photographs, bribed college officials. cheryl: the ring leader of the scheme, college consultant william singer, he's entered a guilty plea to fraud charges. officials say there is no indication the schools are aware of the scheme. let's bring in attorney david bruno. two big components. first it was the people that were faking the s.a.t., p.s.a.t. test taking, the other side was the bribery of the a athletic department. >> there were people proctoring the s.a.t. that were allowing someone to come in and take tests for students. that's one component. on the flip side, this individual also had the schools and coaches, nine coaches took bribes to say that certain were
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students were actually going to be participating in sports. this is unbelievable police work, in my opinion. this is almost a year investigation. they were up on a wire. they had wiretapped, they were listening to conversations and when they were able to flip singer, who pled guilty yesterday, we see that he was actually recording people. he was actually giving law enforcement what they needed to get admissions from these parents that they did this. lauren: how much of a black eye is this, david, for the schools, elite universities here, and can they -- will they face lawsuits now from kids who didn't get into the schools? >> the united states attorney came out said yesterday that the schools are not being charged and they're second-guessing as to what their involvement was. but they need to do some p.r. today and in the days coming forward. will there be civil lawsuits? i doubt it. it will be difficult for one particular student to say i was
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wronged, i missed out on an opportunity. how do you prove it? what are the damages going to be as far as what they went and what are the damageses are. cheryl: let's talk about the possible jail terms these individuals are facing, including hollywood actors, up to 20 years in federal prison. i heard there's a lot of anger against the wealthy and the privileged. what about the prison terms? >> i think the thing that jumps out of me in the statement, the press conference yesterday was that we are not going to treat these people any differently because of their wealth. and i think this could go both ways. these are very serious crimes. when you're in the federal system, there's a high likelihood of going to jail. i mean, this is not a state court prosecution. let's talk about singer, though. he's the individual that ran this. he pled guilty yesterday. essex posehe's exposed to 65 . he's going to get a benefit for
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cooperating. he's the one that took down most of the parents. it's going to be interesting to see how much credit he gets. even though he's the mastermind, he's going to be reducing his exposure. lauren: wow. david bruno, thank you very much for joining us. what a story. the internet is on this. everybody's talking about wherever you go. it might force changes in the college admissions process in the end. >> not to mention thee the endot process, the legal donations, that's the next conversation. cheryl: we've got a lot more coming up this morning. president trump's top trade negotiator testified before congress yesterday. are we any closer to a deal with china and what about the european union? lauren if you are concerned about facebook's privacy scandals, you may be disturbed by the latest venture, how facebook wants to read your mind. you're watching "fbn: a.m.." ♪ can you read my mind?
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♪ just remember that, it's a grand illusion. ♪ deep inside we're all the same. ♪ all the same. cheryl: it could be the ultimate violation of privacy. mark zuckerberg wants facebook to read your mind. lauren: if only he could read my mind. tracee carrasco has more on that story. what now tracee. tracee: mark zuckerberg reportedly working on reading our minds. speaking at harvard, he discussed facebook's research into a brain computer interface that would allow people to use their minds to navigate through augmented reality. zuckerberg said that he is not developing surgically implanted chips but he's looking at using
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some sort of external device, maybe glasses that would allow users to control it without speaking or typing anything, so essentially whatever you're thinking would happen. i guess with this augmented reality. but it brings up a lot of privacy concerns especially considering facebook's track record of what they've done with our information. cheryl: like is your body private, your brain private. lauren: apple is planning to unveil something, a.r. related next year? tracee: according to an apple analyst, apple set to introduce another hardware category, augmented reality glasses, this as they try to introduce new products but the augmented reality glasses would be adding elements that you see through reality to the camera of your device, maybe like in this case the glasses. so everything would go through the user's iphone. the computing, the internet connectivity and location services. cheryl: glasses haven't really taken off.
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i mean, even -- if you're playing a video game that's one thing for augmented reality. google tried this years ago. it didn't really work out. tracee: apple is giving it a shot. cheryl: you gave it a great shot. thank you. tracee: i try. lauren: she's not convinced. cheryl: tracee, thank you so much. lauren: still ahead, actor jussie smollett can't hide from the cameras this time at his big court hearing tomorrow, what his lawyer says is actually a good thing. congresswoman aoc is at it again, this time she wants accountability for something that never happened. we'll have details in just a bit. ♪ when it's cold outside and i've got nobody to love. ♪ you understand what i mean when i say -- being a usaa member, because of my service in the military, you pass that on to my kids. something that makes me happy. being able to pass down usaa to my girls means a lot to both of us. he's passing part of his heritage
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cheryl: let's get you caught up on global market action this morning. gains for s&p 500, the nasdaq yesterday, may continue today. futures pointing to a higher opening for both of those averages. the dow is under 8 points in the
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premarket. still under pressure from boeing. shares of boeing still the story today. taking a look at europe right now, big defeat, the second big defeat for theresa may over her negotiations with the e.u. the parliament shutting her down. we talked about it earlier. ftse a little bit higher, cac in the green, dax in the red. taking a look at asia, we're talking about china and those trade talks and as you can see, pressure throughout the asian market region overnight. lauren. lauren: the shanghai composite down 1.1%. u.s. trade representative robert lighthizer says the u.s.-china trade deal is getting closer. speaking before a senate panel yesterday, he didn't sound too convincing. >> in terms of timeframe, hope is we're in the final weeks of having an agreement. i'm not predicting one. there's major issues that have to be resolved. if the issues are not resolved in a way that's beneficial to the united states we will not have an agreement.
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lauren: tori whiting joins us now with a look at the state of play. this keeps changing. where do we stand, tori? >> here's the thing. what we do know, it looks like talks are still moving forward in a somewhat positive manner and that's a good thing. the two sides are still talking. they're talking about reaching an agreement. they're not talking necessarily about all of the issues that are still at hand but they're saying we want to reach an agreement. it's just about what's in the details. lauren: we're trying to reach an agreement with the european union on a trade deal there and there's a difference because the u.s. wants agriculture included and the european union says not. italians love their parmesan cheese. i want to know your thoughts on where we stand with that deal with the european union and if you can just get into the tensions between us and our ally right now, don't we need europe in our fight against china, confrontinconfrontconfronting c?
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>> you're correct. i think the relationship between the u.s. and e.u. right now in terms of trade is very important and the u.s. and the u.k. these tensions are really that europe doesn't want to include agriculture. they want to do a non-auto, industrial goods sort of deal, and also europe is dealing with its own issues and really on the offensive in terms of the u.s. wanting to impose tariffs or threatening to impose tariffs on automobiles, that would not get the e.u. to the table, it would make them more unoptimistic about reaching an agreement. lauren: why are they so anti-including agriculture? >> it's a political issue for a lot of member states in the e.u. we have very different ideas about what it means to open up agriculture. you have sanitary regulations, geographic indicators for things like cheeses and meats so there's a lot of tension between
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the two sides on ag. lauren: it might be as easy as what i earlier, that i italians love their parmesan. the u.s. navy is under siege by hackers. that could affect military standing around the world. your thoughts? >> first of all, it's important that our trade negotiations stay separate from any sort of military or geo strategic issues the u.s. china may have. they're very much related but in order to -- lauren: yes, they are. >> in order to reach a trade agreement or general agreement on trade, we need to focus on just that. lauren: it's kind of hard to do, though. tori, thank you for trying to make sense of these topics this morning. cheryl: investors are voicing your concerns as you've been seeing by market performance and how really are the markets going to ultimately react in the u.s. and china don't reach a trade deal or maybe they view it as a
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bad deal? nick jakumakis, it's great to have you here, sir. >> good morning. thank you. cheryl: nick, let's talk about this. at the end of the day, if you look at the action within the markets, initially, especially starting in december, markets really started to l rally on the fact there was optimism that the trade negotiation was going to take place. now if you look at market action, i mean, it looks like the dragging on of the negotiations is dragging down the dow and the transports. >> yes, i would agree. i think as you mentioned coming off the bottoms we saw in december, the markets were in a way oversold position. we had optimism over china. also we had a fed -- fed powell doing an about-face, a more doveish stance to support the markets, to put the rally we saw in place. now that it's been waning on and we haven't struck a deal with
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china, i think investors are starting to wonder what this will look like if a deal happens. cheryl: are they going to be wiwilling to enforce the lack of theft of intellectual property that's been one of the biggest concerns from lighthizer in all of this. he talked about that on the hill. also the fact that subsidies chinese companies are getting and the lack of buying u.s. agriculture products, so far the tidbits we've gotten don't show that much progress on the chinese side, maybe the currency valuation issue but that seems to be about it. >> yes, in all these aspects that you just talked about are going to make striking a deal that much more difficult especially with the recent cyber news as of yesterday. cheryl: the huawei issue, right, what do you make of that? you've got secretary of state pompeo telling germany yesterday, being very vocal on fox business in an interview with maria bartiromo, saying we're not going to stand for huawei spying on other countries that we're actually trading secrets with. >> so our thoughts are that all
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of these aspects are going to cause the deal to be delayed, it's going to take that much longer and the longer this goes on, the more we'll see an erosion of confidence to put this thing together and, again, at this point we believe that this has been priced into the market. so i think you'll see that over the next couple of months we're going to be in a trading range, s&p 500's been struggling to hold at that 2800 level or break through that level for anything meaningful more than a couple of days a few weeks become sha that's somethin.cheryl: that'se have to watch for the next couple months. nick, thank you very much. great to have you on the show this morning. >> thank you for having me. appreciate it. lauren: let's get to other headlines this morning. former fbi lawyer, lisa page, says the doj told agents not to charge hillary clinton. in newly released transcripts, page said the agency including james comey thought clinton might have committed imbrues cos
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negligence. they didn't feel they copper missabley bring the charge. lore releloretta lynch said shed accept the recommendation. cnn hit with a lawsuit worth $275 million. the attorneys for covington catholic student nick sandman accusing th them. the cameras will be on, actor jussie smollett, when he faces 16 felony charges in court tomorrow. a judge ruling to allow the arraignment to be filmed in chicago. smollett's legal team says they want the public to see what they call a lack of evidence. smollett is accused of staging a hate crime and lying to police about it.
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he claims he's innocent. a bit of a gaffe for alexandria ocasio-cortez during a congressional hearing. >> the keystone xl in particular had one leak that leaked 210,00h dakota. lauren: the problem here? the keystone xl pipeline has not yet been built. the new york democrat making the comments while the wells fargo ceo is questioned on capitol hill. there was an oil spill in south dakota by the way in 2017 but it was the keystone pipeline which is a different project. as for wells fargo, aoc asked tim sloan, the ceo, which simply funded the project, didn't pay for the cleanup. cheryl: let's take a look at u.s. futures this morning. it is only wednesday but, again, we are at least hopeful. the s&p and nasdaq closing higher yesterday. right now, the premarket dow is down by 2 points, s&p, nasdaq
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barely in the green. coming up, president trump sounding off on socialism with new warnings for the far left and he's not the only one. why one prominent democrat is now urging the 2020 hopefuls of his party to listen up. and it is the nfl trade rocking the sports world this morning. details of the giants odell beckham junior, that is when we return on "fbn: a.m.," sports fans. ♪ oh, why won't you make up your mind. ♪ termites, feasting on homes 24/7.
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cheryl: the democratic party's left wing is pushing its presidential contenders to adopt socialist policy. could this divide the party? democratic strategy rule alvear joins us now. good morning, raul. >> good morning. cheryl: i've never seen such a debate between capitalism and socialism that's raging in this country. is this the new way, to go after capitalism, go after free markets? >> absolutely not. this is a tactic that's been going on for about 80 years within the republican party. i don't think it's part of the democratic party. we're a party that wants to make sure that we are looking out for the working person, that we're making sure that we're
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protecting people for medicare and medicaid and i think those are going to be the issues that our candidates are going to be talking about. cheryl: i have to respectfully disagree with you. i don't think it's the republicans that are pushing this message, it's democrats. even rahm emanuel came out and said this is a dangerous road for this party. he said if trump's only hope for winning a second term is on our ability to paint us as socialists, we shouldn't play to type. he's concerned that some of the newlnewly elected socialists hae got this power and attention in the democratic party and we haven't heard from joe buy yet, whether he's going to run, even elizabeth warren is distancing herself from these socialist policy. >> like i said earlier, it's still early. the first point. but there's a number of people that are going to be talking about issues, again r, that are issues that americans care about. whether they're going to get a
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good wage for the work that they're doing, for their jobs and it's about the economy and how do we make sure that these individuals have jobs and how do we make sure that they go forward and, again, like i said, get paid for what they're doing. cheryl: i was fascinated by this new iowa poll, i want to show our viewers. it's 2020 likely democratic voters that were polled. the question was obviously 15% would be very satisfied with a socialist candidate, 41% mostly satisfied. i was actually surprised by this, raul. even within the likely voters they say socialism is maybe a good thing. does that surprise you? >> a little bit. i think iowa is a whole different ballgame. people have to go into -- candidates have to go into these people's living rooms and have these conversations and these are conversations that will flush themselves out as we move through the process. as i mentioned earlier, it's a little early but i think, again, if we are in -- if we talk about
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issues that are middle of the road, talk about the economy and how this will benefit the american people, i think we'll do well. cheryl: certainly bernie sanders and the money he's been raising lately, which is astonishing, it makes you wonder what's happening with the younger demographics of the of e dems. lauren: fighting for gains, the dow is trying to find positive territory this morning. once again, it's being weighed down by boeing which makes up a tenth of the blue chip average by the way. nays dashing and s&p a 5 -- nasdaq and s&p 500 marginally higher. more fallout for russell westbrook, we'll have details. first day of spring may be a week away, that's it. but millions of american coughs be bracing for, -- could be bracing for another winter storm. janice dean next on "fbn: a.m.." ♪ don't know why.
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lauren: we're midway through march and we're talking about blizzards, blizzard conditions as a massive storm slams the plains. cheryl: senior meteorologist janice dean is live in the weather center with the details. janice, good morning. janice: on the mostly sunny side of this, spring officially arrives next week. we have to get through the winter side of this first. yes, blizzard conditions across the rockies and the northern plains, shaded in red here, winds will be 50, 60, 70 miles per hour. ahead of this we've got flood warnings in effect and back of this, a lot of winter storm warnings as far south as the
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desert southwest. you can he see the future radar, there's the blizzard side of this and the warmer side will bring the potential for severe storms including tornadoes. we had tornadoes yesterday, another round potentially today into the afternoon and into this evening. so the mississippi river valley, tennessee river valley, that's the area we could see those severe storms and then the winds, i mean, we could get wind gusts in excess of 60 miles per hour across the plains states, so that will be a big headline with this storm system. we'll certainly keep you up-to-date. folks need to pay close attention to your local forecast. we'll keep you up-to-date from the fox news weather center. back to you. cheryl: all i can say on this is wow, and wow, big news this morning in the nfl. lauren: jared max what's going on? >> blizzard of movement in the nfl. cheryl: big day yesterday. >> the odds on the cleveland browns to win the super bowl
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dropped from 25 to 1 to 14 to 1, the giants went from 40 to 1 to 80 to 1. why? odell beckham junior. one of the best wide receivers in football no longer a new york giant. he will join the cleveland browns who will deal the g men a pair of draft picks. a third rounder as well, plus jabril peppers. baklandry's college teammate at lsu, he posted a picture of obj on the browns with a caption, hashtag dog's got to eat. good day, it's mostly sunny for the cleveland browns fans. levion bell, in a contract dispute with the steelers, reportedly will sign with the new york jets, four year deal set to be worth nearly a $53 million with $35 million guaranteed.
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ncaa brackets come out sunday night. last night five more schools got in and a major upset in one game. >> randall all over ford, shoots the 3. >> you talk about upsets happening. >> as they take out america's number one on the doorsteps of the ncaa tournament. what a performance by st. mary's. >> gonzaga's 21 game win streak comes to an end. northern kentucky, northeastern and dickinson getting in. russell westbrook fined $25,000 for cursing at and threatening violence against a man and woman at monday's game in utah. the jazz announced they banned the fan, the man permanently because of excessive abuse directed at a player. reportedly he plans to sue russell westbrook. lauren: the team standing behind him. >> that's the utah arena as well.
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interesting situation. lauren: jared max, thank you very much. you can catch jared's sports reports on fox news headlines 24/7 on sirius xm channel 115. cheryl: they say hard work pays off but not millennials. there's a new study about the struggles to start a new job. mitt romney, the awkward birthday boy, social media is mocking the former presidential candidate this morning. [ laughter ] ♪ oh, wow. you two are going to have such a great trip. thanks to you, we will. this is why voya helps reach today's goals... ...all while helping you to and through retirement. can you help with these? we're more of the plan, invest and protect kind of help... voya. helping you to and through retirement. comcast business built the nation's largest gig-speed network. then went beyond. beyond chasing down network problems. to knowing when and where there's an issue.
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>> suggest that millennials are struggling say at new jobs. lauren: tracee carrasco joins. what gives for millennials now.
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tracee: one and three millennials cannot make it for the first 90 days in new job, poor performance and also lateness and growth misconduct, those are the top reasons. younger people are willing to quit voluntarily when it comes to a new job, not as exciting, underpaying, but there are valid reasons when it comes to maybe leaving a job early, maybe they were not aware of everything they'd have to do, maybe found that they were really not qualified for the job or the recruiting process didn't quite pan out. cheryl: i've seen criticism of hr executives that they didn't have the work ethic. tracee: cheryl: isn't it? >> i would agree with that, yes.
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lauren: looking at the video of mitt romney blowing out candles but he's getting made fun of. tracee: gesture of this byrd cake made to him by staffer is overlooked of video of how he's blowing out the candles, he's taking them individually off the cake. i wish there had been 20 more candles on the cake. lauren: how long sit going take? tracee: exact limit one person said, i understand, i admire the whole avoiding to spit all over the cake technique. lauren: sanitary. cheryl: i think he was trying to be careful. by the way, very serious, he's the one that's telling faa and bow to go get on the airplanes
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and ban them from the skies, tracee, thank you. lauren: happy birthday mitt romney. cheryl: mornings with maria starting right now. maria: hey there, ladies, good morning, everyone, thanks for joining us, it is wednesday march 13th, top stories before 6:00 a.m. on the east coast, the college admission scandal sweeping hollywood to wall street actresses, those who allegedly gave rise to get kids in leap schools. faa doubling down this morning, the boeing 737 max 8 is safe to fly. new reports say that the pilots in the u.s. complained several times about controlling the jet at critical times during flight. and the power of elon musk, boring company, wait till you hear this.
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james bond goes green, he would be driving electric ashton martin coming up. mornings with maria begins right now. >> take a look at futures, dow industrials expected to be down at the start of trading, again 15 points, s&p 50, up a point in the nasdaq, 5 and 3 quarters, mixed story today. dow industrials down third a percent.

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