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america's top dogs. >> it doesn't get any better. >> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." the president has weighed in on the political phenomenon that is donald trump. president obama was answering a question at a news conference late yesterday and he did not mince words. >> i continue to believe mr. trump will not be president. and the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. and i think they recognize that -- that being president is a serious job. it's not hosting a talk show or a reality show, it's not promotion, it's not marketing, it's hard.
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hard on trump today. nicki haley the governor of south carolina said she will not endorse trump before the primary there on saturday. and in fact, haley said trump is everything a governor does not want in a president. major garrett with the trump campaign in south carolina. major. >> reporter: scott, we asked the campaign for reaction to president obama's comments. donald trump told me directly the following "obama is lucky i didn't run last time. if i ran instead of romney, he would have been a one term president." >> i have never see a human being lie so much. >> it was another pants on fire day in south carolina as both donald trump and marco rubio accused ted cruz of being dishonest. >> hate to say it about a person. during the debate. rubio called him a liar. i felt a lot better.
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little really making stuff up. >> both donald trump and marco rubio ha a pattern if you point to the record, words that come out of their mouth the they've don't respond on substance they scream, liar, liar, liar. >> reporter: in a lengthy post, he claims cruz midless voters. trump describes himself as pro-life and against obama care. rubio told us, cruz distorts on many fronts. >> didn't tell the truth about ben carson in iowa, not telling the truth about my position on planned parenthood. had an ad pulled down they were untrue. trump questioned cruz's mental health. >> ted cruz is desperate. look, he is, yeah, i think ted is a very unstable guy. increasing the size of the u.s. military in a speech aboard the "u.s.s. yorktown." we asked cruz about trump's unstable charge as he walked off the aircraft carrier. >> the reason donald insults is because he can't defend with substance.
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showing a firearm with his name on it. some supportive. many said your campaign is dying, please, governor bush, don't take your own life, only in jest. but shows you how painful things have become for bush here in south carolina. >> never seen a primary like this. major, thank you. the latest cbs news poll shows that trump is leading his closest rival in south carolina, ted cruz, by better than 2:1. on the democratic side, hillary clinton leads bernie sanders by 19 points. as both of them court african-americans. here's nancy cordes. >> reporter: we pray for bernie sanders. as one candidate met with black ministers in columbia, south carolina, the other sat down with civil rights leaders in harlem. both of them trying to send the
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>> my campaign is really about breaking every barrier. >> reporter: clinton proposed a $2 billion plan to reform school discipline policies that she says are failing black students. >> we will dramatically expand support for guidance counselors, school psychologists, and social workers. >> reporter: sanders focused on black incarceration rates. >> tell me why in the richest country in the history of the world why we should have more people in jail than any other country on earth? anyone tell me why? >> clinton is leading among south carolina african-americans by nearly 40 points. sought to cement the advantage by implying sanders is new to the fight for racial equality. >> you can't just show up at
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things and think that's enough. we can't start building re -- relationships a few weeks. >> he says the civil rights movement inspired his fight against wall street greed. people didn't cower. people didn't back down. people kept going forward. that my friend is courage. >> reporter: both candidates bring up race more frequently than then-senator barack obama did in 2008. perhaps, scott, because he's was all too aware back then that biases clinton and sanders are highlighting now. >> nancy cordes, thank you. at the supreme court today the chair filled by justice antonin scalia for 30 years was draped in his honor. scalia died apparently in his sleep over the weekend at the age 79. senate republicans want to delay replacing scalia for nearly a year so the next president can make the choice. but today, mr. obama said he plans to follow the constitution. >> historically this has not been viewed as a question. there is no unwritten law that says that it can only be done on
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that's not in the constitutional text. i'm amused when i hear people who claim to be strict interpreters of the constitution suddenly reading into it a whole series of provisions that are not there. there is more than enough time for the senate to consider in a thoughtful way the record of a nominee that i present and to make a decision. in just a moment, what you need to know to prevent deadly accidents at rail crossings. and, private letters reveal a close relationship between a pope and a married woman.
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right back. almost sixty million americans are affected by mental illness. together we can help them with three simple words. my name is chris noth and i will listen. from maine to maui, thousands of high school students across the country are getting in on the action by volunteering in their communities. chris young: action teams of high school students are joining volunteers of america and major league baseball players to help train and inspire the next generation of volunteers.
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this. >> reporter: federal regulators say this shouldn't happen. a traffic light did not turn green long enough to give this semitruck enough time to get off the tracks before the train approached. the driver survived, but many don't. since 2013, 96 have died. another 419 were hurt at intersections where the stop lights are interconnected with the railroad equipment. sarah fineberg. >> if the traffic signal is working, connected the right way to the railroad crossing equipment we should be able to keep people off the track when a train is coming. >> reporter: tonight federal railroad administration is issuing a safety advisory asking the states to inspect the traffic signals at railroad crossings nationwide. >> really important to monitor
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team to make sure the traffic is moving through. >> whenever drivers are approaching railroad tracks, they just have to assume that a train is coming. >> reporter: dr. lany wilson's 14-year-old daughter lauren died when the car sunny was riding in was struck by a train. >> seemed like she had the world on a string, sitting on a rainbow. we were there with her until the crash. then since then we have, we have done a lot to try to prevent this tragedy from happening to other families. >> reporter: regulators are asking that event recorders be installed in these traffic signals to help determine if the signals are factoring into accidents. scott, regulators are working with google to share gps data so one day drivers will be warned as they're approaching train tracks. >> chris, thanks. today, pope francis went to the heart of mexico's drug war and challenged priests to fight injustice, violence and corruption. this comes at the same time of a fascinating revelation about pope john paul ii.
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friendship with a woman that lasted for decades. mark phillips has the story. >> reporter: he was then a young polish cardinal. she was a polish-american writer and married. yet when karol wojtyla, the man who would become pope john paul ii begin to collaborate with anna-teresa tymieniecka on a translation, something more than a book happened. they wrote to each other for the rest of their lives. his letters re-created in a bbc documentary. their relationship would test the cardinal's vow of celibacy. you write about being torn apart, cardinal wojtyla wrote, but i can find no answer to these words. particularly the word "i belong to you." malina malinovsky, brokered the sale of the letters. i believe she fell in love with him. they didn't just write. they spent private times at her prompt in vermont. skiing in poland. in the old communist days when
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letters hand delivered so the party officials couldn't use scandal to undermine the popular priest. it's good you sent your letters by hands, he says. it contains thing too deep for the sensors eyes. when he became pope he didn't stop. i am thinking about you he wrote. in my thoughts i come to pomfret her house in vermont every day. when he died, friend say, that the vatican won't confirm, she was at his bedside. the pope's letters are now public. anna-teresa tymieniecka's letters to him have not been published. what a story they might tell. mark phillips, cbs news, london.
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severe storms pummeled the east coast today. snow, flooding rains in the north. the south woke up to thunder, lightning and twisters. david begnaud is there. at least four tornados barreled through south florida in the middle of rush hour this morning. 86 to 110 mile per hour winds ripped the top off this 18 wheeler on florida's busy i-95 in miami. tossing the big rig on its side. and -- >> basically like the twister movie. the way to describe it. something like a metal sign, bam, flashed. hit the front of my car. and shattered the window. >> the strong gusts tore roofs off buildings.
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fire in this residential area of miami. this same storm system also spawned an ef-3 tornado late yesterday in century, florida. on the alabama border. the over135 mile per hour winds, flattened cars, and destroyed homes. southern mississippi was also hilt. this home was demolished. >> sounds look a low flying jet. it did. >> in miami, 100 mile per hour winds tossed the tree like a toy. look at the base. i am 6'1", nearly enough to swallow me. scott, tornados here are not rare. forecasters say because of el nino, south florida could get more tornados like today well into march. >> david begnaud thanks. the wild weather swings we have seen are caused in part by the phenomenon known as el nino. the warming of the pacific that lead to drought in much of africa and storms and high
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we have two reports on this tracy on the southern california. the west coast. with temperatures running 15 to 25 degrees above normal it looks and feels more like july than february. >> it is so hot outside. it's crazy. just kind of embracing it. going with it. >> wow, look at this. >> californians were expecting this. nonstop rain storms fueled by one of the largest el ninos on record. but after heavy rain last month. southern california is on a hot and dry streak. it has been 15 days since a drop of rain fell in los angeles. nasa climatologist bill pastert called the massive band of warm water in a godzilla el nino predicted to drench drought ravaged california. >> is this godzilla more bark than bite? >> el nino remains immense.
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over the last six months. even this winter, all of the volatile weather we have had across the united states, the fingerprint of el nino is on all these events. >> reporter: turns out the el nino is so big it shifted the jet stream further north. allowing storms to batter north west. rain soaked cliffs near san francisco have been dropping into the ocean. but northern storms are also dramatically boosting california snow pack. now the deepest it has been in more than a decade. spring snow melt will help fill the state's depleted reservoirs and 30% of california's water supply. the temperature hit 90 here that is a new record for this date. but forecasters say they still expect those el nino rains and cooler temperatures to hit los angeles and scott they say that will happen in the next couple of weeks. >> ben tracy for us tonight. ben, thank you. well there has been precious little water in southern and
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scorching the earth. the u.n. says as many as a million children are at risk of starvation. many are in the tiny nation of lesotho. we sent deborah patta there. >> reporter: dawn breaks. villagers hope for rain but it promises to be another scorching day. 70-year-old, malepota makara wakes her five grandchildren. most of them orphaned by aids. it doesn't take long to get the three eldest ready for school, that's because there is nothing to eat. like everyone else in the village. malepota makara's crops have failed. it is painful, says 9-year-old, to go to school without food. this drought his grandmother explains is more severe than i have ever seen. makara knows instinctively what experts have confirmed. this is the strongest el nino on record in southern africa
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14 million people at risk of starvation. a pitiful burst of rain in recent days coaxed out some greenery. it is a cruel illusion as it has come too late. this should be lesotho's rainy season. normally i wouldn't be able to stand here, because i would be waist highen water. instead the riverbed is bone dry. u.n. humanitarian coordinator is worried at what is ahead? >> the rainfall has been delayed to an extent that people haven't been able to plant the crops that they need to survive. so, we are looking at people having not enough to eat, at least until, 2017. >> at school, makara's grandchildren get their one meal of the day. a bowl of watery pourage and corn. schools are worried they will
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water is a concern. lesotho trucks walter to the villages. a nearby dam has two weeks sa ply left before it too runs dry. at home, makara manages to downfor unripened peaches for younger children. later when the brothers and sisters return she rests for the first time. there is no supper once again. if i can just give them food and love, she sighs, then, they will be fine. lesotho desperately need at least $27 million to feed people on the brink of starvation. they are battling to attract the attention of international donors scott who are already overstretched dealing with global crises. >> remarkable reporting from deborah patta in johannesburg.
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tonight the grand finale of the westminster dog show, a super bowl without the tailgating just the tail. here's don dahler. >> reporter: rumor has it that the german shepard named rumor slated to win best in show. the 4-year-old female from wisconsin wowed the crowd yesterday taking best of breed honors, her owner kent boyles. what's the difference between a true champion dog and a really
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>> she is very close to the breed standard, beautiful animal. good attitude loves and shows. most of the 3,000 dogs do seem to enjoy the attention, the primping and the cheering crowds. judge michael faulkner involved with show dogs since he was 9 years old. hearing the cheering, what is it about dogs that makes this event so big? >> that bond between dog and man is so important. and then you add competition and applause and glamour and doesn't get any better. >> the seven new breed in this competition raise the number to 197 include some faces and hair styles. many fans have never seen before. it took jackie walker over ten years to get french herding dogs, berger picards into the big show. what process does it take to get a breed accepted? >> very long one. putting on shows and tests.
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ultimate test. performing in the center ring at westminster. in the midst of the pomp and pageantry, what is some times lost why we love the animals so much. dogs just being dogs. don dahler, cbs news, new york. that's the "cbs overnight news" for this wednesday. for some, the news continues. for others check back later for the morning news and "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm scott pelley.
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overnight news." captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, february 17th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." battle for the bench. president obama issues a challenge to senate republicans, saying they have no constitutional grounds to refuse
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court nominee. order to unlock. a federal judge tells apple it must help the fbi hack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. rock 'n' roll returns to paris. eagles of death metal take the stage in defiance, three months after being targeted by terrorists. and meet the leader of the pack. a german shorthaired pointer takes home top honors at the westminster dog show. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. president obama fired back at senate who say they won't consider his nominee for fill justice antonin scalia of the supreme court. a funeral is planned for
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speaking in california yesterday, mr. obama said the constitution is clear and the senate has no grounds to refuse a vote. >> there's no unwritten law that says that it can only be done on off years. that's not in the constitutional text. i'm amused when i hear people who claim to be strict interpreters of the constitution, suddenly reading into it a whole series of provisions that are not there. there is more than enough time for the senate to consider, in a thoughtful way, the record of a nominee that i present and to make a decision. >> senator chuck grassley, chairman of the senate judiciary committee, which would hold hearings on the nomination is one of several republicans they are indicating they might be
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holding hearings. grassley said he would wait until the nomination is made before making any decision. the campaign weighed in to replace him taking aim at donald trump. don champion has our report. >> reporter: donald trump took carolina on tuesday night moments after the commander in chief said this. >> i continue to believe that mr. trump will not be president. the reason is because i have a lot of faith in the american people. >> you're lucky i didn't run last time when romney ran because you would have been a one-term president. >> reporter: trump still commands a double-digit lead in the pal meadow state. >> i've never seen a human being lie so much. he lies about everything. >> he didn't tell the truth about ben carson in iowa and not telling the truth about my position on marriage. >> reporter: the texas senator fired back. >> they don't respond on substance. they just scream liar, liar, liar. >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton is trying to maintain a lead of south carolina. tuesday, she and bernie sanders
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>> it's not enough for your economic plan to be breakup the banks. you need a plan to address the generations of underinvestment and neglect. >> we need to provide substantial help to hbcu who have done a great job. >> reporter: democrats hold their primary in south carolina a week from this saturday. now president obama still has not said whether he intends to endorse sanders or clinton. he also has not said when he plans to do so. >> don champion here in new york, thanks a lot, don. jeb bush is getting pounded on social media for a tweet apparently designed to appeal to gun owners. the tweet showed a handgun with bush's name engraved on it. it has a one-word caption -- america. it did not go over well on twitter where there was a flurry of mocking negative responses.
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more direct calling the presidential candidate adult. apple says it will oppose any order from a federal judge to help the fbi hack into the iphone of one of the san bernardino shooters. in a letter to apple customers, ceo tim cook calls the implications of the demand chilling, ultimately making apple users less secure. syed farook and his wife killed 14 people at a holiday party last december. the fbi has been unable to get past the phone security system that can erase the phone's content. >> for a company to appear to acquiesce to a government request to decrypt a phone or to assist in its decryption could hurt sales. >> the justice department is arguing that the encryption technology threatens its ability to uncover important evidence. we will get analysis of apple's decision coming up on "cbs this morning" from rikki klieman.
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fighters flew over south korea two koreas. the jets arrived at japan and based near seoul. the f-22 raptor is one of the most advanced fighter jets in the world. the u.s. would not say just how long the four jets will be pope francis wraps up his he'll become the first pope to visit the u.s./mexican border where he plans to go to a prison and meet with mexican workers and show his concern for the plight of migrants. adriana diaz reports. >> reporter: pope francis will celebrate mass before hundreds of thousands in juarez later today and 50 miles from the border in el paso, texas. >> the plan after the mass, he will walk up to the fence and offer a personal prayer for migrants. >> reporter: tuesday, the pope told 45,000 young people that they are the wealth of the future and urged them to avoid the lure of the areas prolific
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the pope said he knows it's hard for youth to feel valued when they have lost so many young ones to drug violence. reminiscent of a concert, one person shouted we love you, pope francis. not everyone is happy that the pope is here. some call his visit a diversion. how many people do you think are unhappy with the pope here? 10%? 20%? >> no. i think a little bit more. like 40%, 45%, because they think that the money should be in other areas. >> reporter: the hash tag i don't want the pope to come has appeared on twitter. this man stated the estimated 10 million dollars spent for his visit should go to education, health, and employment. but millions of others disagree and have embraced the pope at every turn. adriana diaz, cbs news, mexico
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station, forcing people to evacuate through train windows. a third rail problem disabled two trains and caused motors to overheat. smoke filled the station. passengers started kicking out train windows. passengers say there was panic and chaos, but there are no reports of any serious injuries. the weather in south florida today is forecast to be much improved over yesterday morning when a string of tornadoes tore through the miami area. at least four tornadoes hit the area during rush hour tuesday. winds of over 100 miles per hour damaged buildings and caused all kinds of problems on roadways. no serious injuries were reported, though. and there was record snow in rochester, new york. over 18 inches. the second snowiest february day ever reported and more snow is not forecast for today. coming up on the "morning news." emotional return. the band eagles of death metal played for its first full show since the paris terror attacks. and, later, we will tell you
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it was a rock 'n' roll redemption. security was tight and emotions were high as paris olympia theater. eagles of death metal playing their fir first their first show in the city of lights since the terrorist attack. the california rockers were on stage when gunmen stormed the bataclan theater. som survivors of the attack were back in the audience last night. a tennessee sheriff is blaming beyonce for shooting. the government's cyberstrike option against iran. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the new york times" is reporting on an abandoned u.s. plan for a cyberattack against iran. the obama administration reportedly wanted a way to
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war. the operation was code named nitro zeus and dropped last summer after iran agreed to disable nuclear weapon facilities. the "l.a. times" is reporting the start of an accused serial killer's trial. ronnie franklin, jr., is charged in the death of nine women and a 15-year-old girl. the killings started more than 30 years ago. it came to be known as the grim sleeper case because of an apparent 14-year gap in the murders. "the washington post" is reporting new blood donations deadlines prompted by the zika virus. faeds food and drug administration says anyone expected or exposed to the virus shouldn't get a report within four weeks. no reports of zika entering the u.s. blood supply. ronda rousey says she contemplated suicide after a devastating defeat. >> what am i any more if i'm not
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i thought about killing myself in that exact second. i thought i'm nothing. what do i do any more? >> the ultimate fighting star admitted her feelings to ellen degeneres. rousey had been undefeated before losing to holly holm last november. rousey said her boyfriend helped her overcome her emotional low point. the san gabriel tribune reports on a abandoned baby. new surveillance video shows a pregnant homeless woman entered a bath warm of a subway shop on monday. police say the baby born was born in a toilet and he was found after she left. the infant is okay. the woman is hospitalized and facing charges. and the daily news journal of tennessee reports a sheriff who is linking beyonce to shots fired near his house. he and his family were home at the time, but no one was hurt. the officer says the singer's bowl show may have inspired hatred of police. the suspect fled. it's not known if the sheriff's
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here's a look at today's
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the country. kanye has a plan to get everything back on track, because after tweeting that he was 53 million in debt, he tweeted mark zuckerberg, invest $1 billion into kanye west's ideas. brilliant! i can't wait to reach out to the founder of facebook than the one place he is sure to look -- twitter! >> good point. on the cbs "moneywatch" a move to halt oil productions and to stop free-falling prices. and easier to book a flight to havana. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. four of the world's largest oil producers have agreed to freeze production if other countries do the same. representatives of the four countries russia, saudi arabia and qatar and venezuela met in the oil capital yesterday. oil prices have dropped to their lowest price in more than a decade.
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so far, opec has refused to cut its official opec quotas and this deal could hinge on iran. despite another slump in the price of oil, the dow gained 222 points and s&p rose 30, nasdaq finished 98 points higher. united states and cuba agreed to resume scheduled air traffic commercially for the first time in more than 50 years. the new deal could mean as many as 110 flights a day and it would possibly begin this fall. it was back late in 2014 the u.s. and cuba announced they would start normalizing relations. >> american is trying to to get its wi-fi provider go go and hoping to get out of its contract. american says go go hasn't kept up with technology and there are faster, more reliable, and less expensive options.
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american says reliable internet is one of the most reliable factors for customers. and something for youngsters. their very own tesla model a. radio flyer says the kiddie version of the battery-powered sports car costs $499. the target driver is age 3 to 8. the mini version of tesla s has lithium ion batteries and working trunk and can go more than 6 miles per hour. the cars will start shipping in may. where were these when we were kids? >> that is pretty much the only tesla i can afford! jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. more winners in that record setting powerball jackpot are stepping forward. florida lottery officials will introduce them at a news conference today. three winning tickets were sold in the 1.6 billion dollar drawing. a tennessee man has already claimed part of that prize. still ahead. see spot run. we will show you the great brown
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. we need -- work on it. >> how much more of a vip do you really need to be? paul mccartney was denied access to a grammys after-party hosted by rapper tigga on monday night. his all-star entourage included taylor hawks among others. turned out they were at the wrong party and having taking heat on social media, tiga tweeted he had nothing to doing with stopping the ex-beatle at the door. the owners of this year's westminster kennel club dog show winner say the dog takes his name in stride.
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cj. >> best in show dog tonight in 2016 is the german shorthaired pointer. >> reporter: a 3-year-old german shorthaired pointer named cj is best in show. his breeder and shower and handler says cj is an old show. >> he is a serious show dog. when he gets in there, we are all business. when he goes home, he is all pet. >> head judge dr. richard mean explains why he singled out cj. >> alert, bright, paying attention. >> reporter: the competition started with nearly 3,000 canines from 199 breeds. only the seven top dogs made it to the final. lucy, panda, anibal, roomer, cj. boki and charlie, all bounded onto the green carpet at madison square garden tuesday night. seven new breeds were added to the competition this year.
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and primping about a mile and a half from the arena. most of the competitors then arrived by bus to adoring fans. >> i just think they are super adorable and want to look at them all the time. >> reporter: cj will now embark on a whirlwind media tour. jamie yuccas, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," actress kate hudson. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." when it's your time to shineyou want beautiful nails. introducing the amop\ electronic nail care system. file, buff, and shine for effortless, shiny, wow nails. amop\. find it in the footcare aisle. when your cold makes you wish... ...you could stay... ...in bed all day... ...you need the power of... new theraflu expressmax. the power to feel better.
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on the democratic side, hillary clinton and bernie sanders. >> trump trump. trump trump. trump trump trump trump. >> hello. who is this? >> this is donald trump. hello, stephen! >> donald trump? donald trump?
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is really you and not somebody abusing the trump phone. say something only donald trump would say. >> well, i could say, you're fired! >> i'm not sure you're the only one who would say that to me, but thank you very much. >> late show host stephen colbert taking a special call from the trump phone from donald trump. >> i got a suggestion. why don't you have a swear jar and every time you say a bad word, you put a billion dollars in it. >> that's a good idea. >> okay? the mayor of crystal city, texas, was taken away in handcuffs last night. >> what do you have to say about all of this? >> mayor ricardo lopez was arrested after an apparent scuffle with citizens during a city council meeting. police say lopez was inciting a riot. the meeting was to discuss recalling the mayor who is being investigated for corruption.
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news on "cbs this morning," we sit down with defense secretary ash carter on the fight against isis in syria and the role of russia. plus, cbs news travel editor peter greenberg goes for a ride in a driverless car to show us just how far the technology has come. >> reporter: to see where driverless cars are heading. we went for a ride with professor raj where the technology was created over 30 years ago. for all of those people who are telling us we are going to be driving in a driverless car tomorrow, you say? >> just wait. the magic all happens in here. >> reporter: that's right. keep waiting. because despite all this technology and decades of research, the driverless car still has a long way to go. and actress kate hudson joins us in the studio with her new lifestyle book. that's all ahead on "cbs this
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that is the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. we will leave you with late late show host james corden of carpool karaoke and this is with a rock star sia. >> you can't see the level of jumps i'll i'm doing right now. >> powerful. strange things i'm still breathing i'm still breathing i'm still breathing i'm still breathing
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right now on cbs 2 this morning...the developing details about a man accused of sneaking into women's bathrooms and showers at the university of iowa. the latest update about whom police are now holding responsible for an accidential shooting death. the new information this morning about what started a fire that killed a man in cedar rapids. welcome to cbs two this morning...i'm kevin bbarry. barry.and i'm kelly d'ambrosio. d'ambrosio.
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weather first forecast. first weather- your planner shows what's ahead- now a live look outside courtesy of our weatherfirst skycam -temperatures around the area will be cool with cloudy skies - the current winds around our viewing area calm- our planner features cloudy skies with morning snow

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