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>> you're watching "the wellness hour," the leader in medical news and information. i'm randy alvarez. today's topic -- replacing missing teeth with dental implants. and according to my first guest, she says nobody should be wearing a traditional denture. no more dentures. with us, we have an expert on the topic, dr. nicole mackie. dr. mackie, welcome to the program. >> thank you for having me. >> so, tell me a little bit about your role as the prosthodontist, and who's the typical patient? >> we don't really have a typical patient. patients can be any kind of walk of life, any different kind of background. you can have a young person who was in an accident, congenitally missing teeth, they were born without those teeth. you can have an elderly person who's been in a denture for years and they're just sick of it. or you can have a middle-aged adult who's just had many different dental problems and they're constantly in a dental chair, and you just want that
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and my role as the prosthodontist is to help design and make that smile and those teeth beautiful and functional, how they intended to be. >> now, you know what i like about you? we were talking about the benefits of dental implants, right? >> mm-hmm. >> and you had this story about that there's very few things in dentistry where the patient are so happy. elaborate on that. >> well, you know, before you're a prosthodontist, you're a general dentist. and, you know, you do great work for your patients, but you never get hugs or the feelings of appreciation by doing cavities or regular crowns. but when you're changing someone's smile, thus their life, and their whole mouth is completely different than how they came in, they're crying, they're hugging, and they're expressing so much emotion to you. it's just the best feeling ever.
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a filling or a cleaning. >> at the top of the show, i said, "no more dentures." you don't think anybody should be wearing a denture -- a traditional denture. >> no. no. >> elaborate on that. >> in today's world, with all of our technology and our advancements in dentistry, we don't have to have patients wearing dentures. they can have dental implants anchored into their available bone and a fixed set of teeth. and a lot of patients think that they need implants for every tooth. that is not the case, either, anymore. with the way that implants are made now, the surface properties and the way that we can see how they will be in the jawbone, computer technology, i-cat scans, all this different kinds of information, we know where to put them. a patient could have four implants and a full set of fixed permanent teeth. >> so, permanent teeth. now, you talk in terms of, like, people walk in to your center, some without teeth. >> right. >> and then, on the day of the procedure, they walk out with a fixed set of teeth.
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i mean, you see that? >> 100%, yep. so, let's say a patient is wearing a denture, and, like i said earlier, they're sick of it. they're over it. they want those permanent teeth. they have a wedding coming up, and they want to smile for their daughter's pictures. >> okay. >> yeah. and they say, "dr. mackie, i just want to look great and just enjoy this moment with her." so, you know, we design the smile on the first appointment, and we talk about everything that they like and even things that they don't like. >> as far as the way the teeth are gonna look? >> exactly. >> okay. >> take some molds, and we actually put their molds on a machine, study the way the jaw interacts, simulating it with that way that they are, and basically, the next appointment, they go into surgery with the oral surgeon, have those implants placed, i go in there, i do my little magic, i put on
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permanent teeth, they come out of anesthetic, i hand them the mirror, and then the reaction happens. this is where sometimes, personally, my heart melts for them. they smile, they -- they can't believe their eyes. they're in shock sometimes. and some of them are overjoyed immediately. they have been living with either no teeth or really bad situations for such a long period of time that they can't believe that they've come to that particular point that they're at. and it's just a really wonderful feeling. >> in las vegas, i mean, are there a lot of people wearing dentures? is this a problem there? >> it is a problem. there's tens of thousands of people in vegas who are wearing dentures, just like anywhere else in the united states. statistics show about 20 million people are in some sort of a denture. so, vegas?
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you know, there's some patients out there, either an upper, a lower, or both. and then there's another group of people, another tens of thousands heading towards dentures. so clearchoice -- >> and that's what you deal with, like, every day. >> yes. clearchoice will help those patients who are either in the denture or are heading towards dentures. and we can give them that permanent solution to avoid wearing the dentures, if they're headed towards them, or get rid of those dentures. you don't have to put your teeth in a cup every night. >> we're gonna take a quick break. when we come back, a little bit about the process of what somebody can expect that goes in. you're watching "the wellness hour." i'm randy alvarez. we'll be right back. >> i do get a lot of compliments about my smile. it makes me feel more self-confident. my teeth just were not healthy. it did change my eating habits. foods started hurting my teeth, like steak, corn on the cob. this was something i had to do
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and now i can eat anything i want. i would never consider dentures. i had my consultation with clearchoice. >> male announcer: join the thousands who've already set their smiles free at clearchoice. call or click to schedule your free consultation with our team of experts. >> everything was all under one roof. the doctors, the surgeon, prosthodontist, the lab. i walked out of there with the teeth that i wanted, all done in one day. i'm extremely happy that i made that investment in me, because i know it's gonna last me the rest of my life. my husband loves them. and i will always have this smile. always. [ laughs ] >> male announcer: don't wait another day. call clearchoice now. >> you're watching "the wellness hour." i'm randy alvarez. today's topic -- replacing missing teeth with dental implants. according to my first guest, no more dentures. nobody should be wearing dentures. now, you mentioned at the break that there's tens of thousands of people in las vegas with an
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another thousands of people that are about to get false teeth. and if dental implants are so good -- that means people can come in in one day, they get a fixed set of teeth -- permanent teeth -- why aren't they all doing it? what's your take? >> randy, there are so many reasons why. but i'm gonna tell you a few of the major ones. for the denture wearer, they're in a denture, they feel that they're done. they don't have any teeth left. so they feel, what's the point of going to the dentist anymore, unless there's major problems. so, they're out of the loop. they're out of the system. they're wearing a denture, and oftentimes, they have a sore spot. they just want it relieved, so they're not even offered dental implants. >> so they go to the dentist for, like, a realign or -- >> exactly. >> okay. >> and then there's another group of patients who've been in the dental chair way too many times, and they're just sick of it and over it. that's the last place where they want to be again. >> do you still hear that, where they say, "no offense, doctor, but i don't like the dentist"? >> yeah, all the time. >> do they say that even to you?
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>> what do you say? do you have a comeback? >> i just say, "give me a chance and let me change your opinion." and i usually do. >> okay. so, i'm sorry for interrupting, but we were talking about why people aren't doing this. so, number one, i guess, they don't go to the dentist anymore. nobody's telling them to do it. number two, i think you mentioned, they're afraid of the dentist. >> afraid, yes. they have had numerous of bad experiences and just failing procedures after failing issues or problems, et cetera. and they think that it's really expensive. but let me tell you, at clearchoice, what we have done, we have taken the most important factors, the most important players of dental implants and the specialists and put them under one roof. so instead of a patient going to your general dentist and then being referred to the oral surgeon and then being referred to the prosthodontist, who refers to the imaging center,
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dentist, who refers back to the oral surgeon... >> that's how it's normally done? >> the dental lab... oh, absolutely. and then fees are incorporated at each place. so the patient does incur a lot of excess fees. so the way we do it at clearchoice is, under one roof, we have myself, the prosthodontist, expert in diagnosis, treatment planning, designing that smile, making the smile for the patient. the oral surgeon -- expert at the bone and placing the implant. >> together, right there? >> oh, yes. >> okay. >> we have the dental technician, the lab, all under one roof. and then we have our imaging -- three-dimensional imaging, state-of-the-art, computer, everything. >> is this why this whole same-day philosophy -- you're able to do it quicker? >> it's streamlined, and it's very efficient. so, we have taken the best, and we have educated, and we have studied the way that it's done,
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for the best for the patient, that's it. so it doesn't have to cost more. in fact, sometimes the patient's even saving money. so, you know, i have total respect for all of the doctors that are in any location, any area, that are trying to do it >> do it all themselves. >> yeah. but at clearchoice, it is done and studied and made in a way to be so efficient. and safety is our biggest priority. i mean, from when i first started working, i've worked in 21 different dental offices. there is not an "i" that is not dotted or a "t" that is not crossed at clearchoice. we are set up in a way that we have our facilities where we have recovery rooms even for the patients. >> after dental school, you spent five years in specialized training. >> yes. >> tell me a little bit about that. >> so, dental school's four years, and you can go out and practice as a general dentist
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been a perfectionist at what i do. i'm very attention, detail-orientated. and you might not want that person as your boss or your spouse, but you, for sure, want them as your prosthodontist. >> a perfectionist. >> yes, the person who is making your smile, your mouth, your -- the way that you, you know, speak and smile to the world. so, i went to school for three years of classical prosthodontic training, which is to reconstruct a mouth, implant training, and how to study the way that the mouth functions with the joints, the materials used. and then another two years just with implants and prosthodontics. >> is there that much to this, by the way? >> it really is. you don't want to -- look, if you're gonna be redoing your mouth and you have already gone through all these years of uncomfortable experiences or just not the best care, you want to go to a specialist. you want to go to a
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surgeon. >> that's your feeling, your opinion. >> yes. you want to go to the best. >> okay, good. you know, people need to know, we're talking about replacing missing teeth with dental implants. dr. mackie says no more dentures. and people need to know that i'm not endorsing you on this program. i'm just asking questions. but people will visit our website and ask for referrals. and we try not to give referrals, ever. we're not supposed to. but i do say go to a specialist, and that's whether it's in plastic surgery or endocrinology... >> right. >> because, i think, if you're gonna do this, you want a predictable outcome. so, how old can you be to do this? >> well, age is really not a contraindication to dental implants. in fact, i've had a 94-year-old patient. >> really? >> yeah. >> why would a 94-year-old want to do this? >> she wanted to eat, she wanted to chew, she wanted to spend time with her grandkids and eat hot dogs with them. >> okay. all right. do people tell you eating
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missing out on sometimes? >> all the time. vegas -- the best restaurants and best chefs everywhere. >> that's what you like about vegas, you said. so, can they eat a steak? i mean, once they get their fixed set of teeth and they're healed up, are they limited? i mean, can they eat a carrot with their front teeth or a broccoli or whatever? >> 100%. right after surgery, we'll say a soft diet, but when they get their fixed teeth in, yeah, they're eating broccoli, they're eating carrots, they're eating cucumbers, they're eating that crunchy salad that they missed out on for so long. they're getting the nutrients that they need, really, to feel better. so, not only are they feeling better on the inside, but they look better, and their just whole outlook on life is changing. they're going out to those restaurants at nighttime on the strip and eating the steak instead of having to get the cod or the fish that they used to have to get. and they're just really, really loving their life. >> but isn't it true that, if you've been wearing dentures for
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enough bone to do this? >> well, that was kind of a thought of the past, but now with new technology and the imaging and everything, we're able to see where the bone is, and the way that the implants are designed now, we can put them in a place where there is bone, and we usually can find a place. >> so rarely do you have to turn somebody away. >> rarely. and no more going to another surgical site like the old way of going to a hip for some bone-grafting material or anything like that. that is done. >> we're gonna take another break. we come back, and i want to go over the frequently asked they visit you. >> sure. >> you're watching i'm randy alvarez. we'll be right back. on this job. anything that takes away from that puts you at risk. "oh, my god. i can't believe how beautiful your teeth are." my self-confidence has gone up. this smile is one of the first things that people see. i mean, i used to always smile.
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my dental problems started years ago with fillings and root canals. and i was looking at, at some point, my teeth falling out. i had to do something. clearchoice didn't just give me new teeth. they set me free to be who i want to be. >> male announcer: join the thousands who've already set their smiles free at clearchoice. call or click to schedule your free consultation with our team of experts. >> it was a one-day process. i would walk out with a smile the same day. the lab, the surgery, any work that you need done, it's all done at one location. they not only helped to rebuild my smile but helped me to rebuild my self-confidence. they really set me free. i mean, look at this smile. another day. call clearchoice now. >> you're watching "the wellness hour." i'm randy alvarez. today's topic -- replacing missing teeth with dental implants. and dr. mackie says no more dentures. okay. so nobody should be wearing dentures. >> no. >> not to-- is that the future of dentistry, where dentures, the way we know
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>> it's the now and, of course, the future, yes. >> now, i know a few denture wearers, and they don't seem to complain at all about their dentures. are you saying there's no such thing as a happy denture-wearer? >> randy, they're not complaining to you because you're not a dentist or a prosthodontist. >> okay, good point. all right. >> so, they don't want to advertise they're wearing a denture, either, to you, okay? let me tell you, a denture wearer is not maybe the happiest person. sometimes they have to put a ton of adhesive or that glue even to keep it in place, okay? and a lot of them tell me they're not even ordering the foods that they like at a restaurant. they don't want to always have to get soup or the softest thing on the menu. >> mm-hmm. >> they don't want to have to put their teeth in a cup, especially my women patients. some of them have to wake up extra early just so they can put in their teeth so their husbands don't see their face sunk in. and the outdoor activities that my patients want to do. some of them are retiring. some of them are still enjoying their lives. or i have one patient, she does
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>> in the pool. >> yeah, but she had to stop because her teeth were moving, and she was just feeling awkward, and she didn't want to take her teeth out just to go swimming because she was with other people. and one of her girlfriends was in a swimming class with her, and she was super-embarrassed. so, it wasn't a good life for her. so they're avoiding the outdoor activities they like. she wasn't playing tennis. he wasn't doing his fun things that he wanted to do. so i'm saying, you know what? come in for a free consultation. let's do your scan, let's talk about what you want. >> it's a free consultation across the board? >> across the board. >> nice. do they see you? >> yeah. >> okay. they meet with you. all right. >> we'll talk about all of their needs, what their wants are, any things that they have any questions about, you know? >> okay, okay. but one of the things i have to ask you is pain. it does seem painful. >> mm-hmm. great question. so, pain is relative, right? in the old days, before our
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didn't really know exactly how much bone the patient had or where it was or where we could place that implant. so the patient's gums had to be opened much wider. and surgery was much more intensive and invasive. now, with the way that we have our scanning and the ability to see exactly where the bone is, the surgery is much less invasive. and they're given the pain medication during the surgery. and then after surgery, they're given medication to control their pain. a lot of the patients even say, "you know what? dr. mackie, that was it? all that i had to take was motrin or advil." >> and as you say, obviously, there's swelling and some people have more pain than others. >> right. >> but don't let your fear of pain keep you from doing this. >> exactly. follow the post-operative instructions, ice always helps -- you know, different things like that, of course. >> we're gonna take a quick break. we come back, more about how to get started. you're watching "the wellness hour." i'm randy alvarez. we'll be right back. >> female announcer: america is getting more and more beautiful every day.
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is higher, outlooks on life are improving daily. why? because people are calling or going online to schedule an appointment at clearchoice dental implant centers. clearchoice is leading america's smile freedom movement. more people trust us for implants than any other brand. and it all starts with that first call or click. schedule today and your consultation will include a 3-d ct scan. it's time to put caps, crowns, bridges, dentures, and gum disease in your past and let your true self shine into the future. day. join the thousands who have set their smiles free. call or go online now. let's make america more beautiful one smile at a time. >> you're watching "the wellness hour," the leader in medical news and information. i'm randy alvarez. today's topic -- replacing missing teeth with dental
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and according to dr. mackie, nobody should be wearing a denture in today's -- you know, with technology, et cetera, and what implants have to offer. okay. dr. mackie. >> yes. >> snap in, snap out is popular across the country, and i know that you told me clearchoice does a little bit of that. but the focus is a fix-in teeth. >> snap in, snap out is an option, but at clearchoice, we listen to our patients. they come to us 'cause they want permanent teeth. they want fixed, locked-in-the-jaw teeth. so, i mean, it's an okay procedure. it's still a denture, though. you still take -- >> that means the snap in, snap out? out at night. it still sits in that glass. and there's quite a lot of maintenance with the little components that actually snap in, snap out. but the permanent set of teeth that don't come in and out, those patients are back in the system. they're back to brushing and flossing, they're getting their checkups, they're starting to
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teeth but their skin, their -- their whole life. >> a smile is pretty important. >> yes, it is. >> no, you're a dentist. of course you're gonna say that. how important is it? >> no, look at -- you have a job. you have somebody going up for a new job, and they're maybe a little bit self-conscious or depressed. and then you have the person who's smiling and bubbly and happy. who is the employer gonna hire? and it's not just because, oh, they can eat a little bit better or their teeth are that much more perfect than another person. it's because their confidence is showing through. it's their well-being. and then there's some people, they just want to come in, they want to eat better, they want to chew better. and then they start getting all these compliments. "oh, my god. you look so great. you look fabulous." and then they tell me, "you know what? i came in 'cause i wanted to eat better," but they're looking better, they're feeling better. the women who were divorced like five years, who just were sitting around their house, are
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to live music. >> so, for some people, by fixing their teeth, they become more active. >> oh, yeah. they become more active, they become more social, they become alive again. they are living. you know, in life, if there's something that you don't like about yourself or you're feeling self-conscious, it holds you back. so people who have been so self-conscious about their mouths, either putting their hand in front of their face or kind of drawing in, or the man that grew his facial hair over his mouth maybe just because he wanted to hide his teeth, you know, it holds you back. so, the people, they come in, they patients -- they're changed. >> their self-confidence is low when they walk in. when it's all done... >> exactly. and their -- their inner self starts showing through. >> now, we've talked a lot about denture wearers, but you guys specialize in the people that
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haven't been to the dentist in 15 years. >> right. >> and we're low on time here. >> mm-hmm. >> but their mouths are a mess. they still qualify? i mean, aren't their gums too bad to have dental implants? >> no. in fact, it's either the bad teeth, when they come out, they're rid of the problem, because the teeth and the bacteria were causing those issues. so now you get rid of the teeth, you get rid of all the bad things that were going on with those. now you have a solid foundation, ready to put in dental implants. >> you say patients come in -- we were talking in the green room -- that their mouths are such a mess that they say, "doc, this is the worst you've ever seen." >> they say that because they think that they are the worst because they don't see other people or talk to other people, because everyone who's in that condition is hiding. and -- >> they cover their smile. >> yeah, they cover it. and they don't -- i mean, they're not a prosthodontist or an oral surgeon who sees this, you know? so at the end of the day, when they get their fixed set of
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skeptical in the beginning, they're that much more surprised and happy because they've had either years of dentistry that maybe didn't work for them, and now it's working for them, and it's a solution. >> the consultation's free, right? a lot of dentists -- and this sounds like i'm siding with you. i am not. but a lot of dentists charge for consults. you don't. >> no. >> so the barrier, as you say, is lowered so everybody gets a chance. >> everyone gets a chance. come in, see us, talk about what your concerns are, what you want, what's your goals, what event do you have coming up, do you have -- you know that wedding you're looking forward to taking those photos for? >> good. you love this, by the way. >> i do. it's a passion of mine. i love helping people because i always feel that if i was in that situation, how would i want it done to me? and, you know, a lot of doctors say, "i love to help people," but i really do.
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that person's chair. >> now, i know your dad's a dentist. when you first started with clearchoice, were you calling him and telling him these kind of things? >> yeah, i was like, "dad, this place is amazing. >> [ laughs ] >> i have been through the ringer with my training but have never seen something so efficient. >> walk in the day of the procedure without teeth, walk out with teeth. >> yeah. >> that are fixed in place. >> yeah, in place. >> i want to thank you for coming on the show. very, very good. >> i really appreciate it. >> you've been watching "the wellness hour." i'm randy alvarez. for now, i wish you good health. >> male announcer: thanks for watching "the wellness hour," the leader in medical news, with your host, randy alvarez, the authority on health issues. >> my teeth just were not healthy. foods started hurting my teeth, like steak, corn on the cob. i would never consider dentures. i had my consultation with clearchoice. this is something i had to do for me. >> male announcer: at clearchoice, we bring hope to millions who suffer from missing
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implants that look, feel, and function like strong, natural teeth. >> all the specialists with all the technology they need are in one spot. it makes delivering this 21st-century world-class dentistry very convenient, and we do it in one day. >> male announcer: our doctors use precise technology in a warm, welcoming environment to create your new healthy smile. >> i walked out of there with the teeth that i wanted. i do get a lot of compliments about my smile. >> male announcer: call today to schedule your free comprehensive consultation and i-cap 3-d imaging scan. we'll even talk financing options while you're here. >> my husband loves them, and i will always have this smile. always. [ laughs ] >> announcer: call clearchoice today. >> female announcer: america is getting more and more beautiful every day. smiles are brighter, confidence is higher, outlooks on life are improving daily. why? because people are calling or going online to schedule an appointment at clearchoice
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clearchoice is leading america's smile freedom movement. more people trust us for implants than any other brand. and it all starts with that first call or click. schedule today and your consultation will include a 3-d ct scan. it's time to put caps, crowns, bridges, dentures, and gum disease in your past and let future. don't hide your smile another day. join the thousands who have set their smiles free. call or go online now.
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change the face of the sport. one proposal is a term limit for top officials. another would make them disclose outside income. fifa is reeling from the multimillion dollar kickback scandal that engulfed many top officials dozens of whom have been indicted in the united states. steve croft has the the story for "60 minutes." >> reporter: hundred of fifa officials from around the world will descend on zurich for a special meeting. one of the most important in its 112-year history. maybe even one of its last. [ applause ] its ranks have been thinned. president seth blatter suspended. general secretary fired. and five current executive committee members facing criminal charges. some nervous delegates may decide to skip the event given what happened the last time they got together in may.
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arrests here and on three different continents. acting at the behest of the u.s. justice department, attorney general loretta lynch. >> they were expected to uphold the rules that keep soccer honest and to protect the integrity of the game. instead, they corrupted the business of worldwide soccer to serve their interests and to enrich themselves. fifa's main job is to organize and run the biggest sporting event on earth. the world cup. a month-long tournament of national teams, the generates billions and billions of dollars and crowns a world champion every four years. it's like the olympics only bigger. the honor of hosting the games can alter a nation's fortunes and the competition is intense. it is fifa's executive committee that decides where the world cup will be held and how the billions will be divided. according to the indictment, that's where the corruption comes in. how did the racketeering
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was all about selection. choosing where events would be held. choosing who got the rights to broadcast. it was -- those key choices which were very lucrative off to the recipients that created the power. >> john baretta used to run the u.s. attorney's office in the eastern district of new york with a specialty in the mafia. he was used to names like genevese and gambino and had never heard of fifa until the case ended on his desk. he knew how the game was played. you want this? you got to pay me? >> those are definitely the allegations. >> you've got to pay me $10 million. >> man millions in many instances alleged not just for low-level tournaments. the world cup itself. shakedowns?
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>> according to the indictment, that $10 million bribe was paid by the government of south africa to help secure the 2010 world cup. the money, originally disguised as a charitable contribution, ended up in the bank account controlled by former fifa vice president jack warner, a trinidadian who ran the north american central american and caribbean confederation of fifa. which was headquartered in new york. he its current leap fighting extradition to the u.s. warner is one of 25 fifa officials named in the indictments. as for the bribes, there are too many to go into here. the biggest was $150 million paid by a sports marketing firm for contracts to sell broadcasting rights. then there were the smaller tips.
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$40,000 in cash. from an executive committee member from qatar who was buying votes in a fifa election. qatar has a high profile at fifa right now and ape source of some embarrassment. the fifa world cup is qatar. qataris were happy. but most thought an odd choice. it made fifa the butt of international jokes. >> some fifa executives took bribes to put the world cup in qatar. i help that's true. otherwise makes no sense. >> not just that the routine temperatures top 120 degrees in the summer or a dismal right record. they have no soccer tradition and it would seem very few fans. games there are often played in empty stadium. fifa ignored its own internal security report which warned of a high risk for terrorism. maybe the executive committee was impressed with the dazzling
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vision, of what the qatar world cup would look like in 2022. right now this is all just a mirage. most people who follow international soccer aren't surprise by all of this. the chicanery at fifa an open secret because of this man. a freelance reporter. harping about it more than a decade. >> it is the biggest scandal ever in world sport. nothing like it. how did you get into this? were you a soccer fan? >> definitely not. good luck to people who enjoy it. i am a crime reporter. that's it. it is there. no doubts about it. . >> reporter: jennings who had broken big stories and the
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was asked to take a look at fifa. he couldn't believe his luck. >> i did start thinking. ape few bad apples. a few more. my goodness, who isn't. so bribery was standard operating procedures at all level of fifa. >> there does come a time that you don't really get upset. it's another drieb. because there are so many. in fact, a way of operating. how they went on with the business. >> when he began asking rude questions at fifa news conferences a dozen years ago he was exiled to the parking lot. for years his colleagues in the sporting press considered him a gadfly. he turned out right. and eventually people started paying attention. he landed a gig with the bbc, launching kamikazee attacks on the likes of fifa president, seth blatter. >> do you know which footballers
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>> the aforementioned fifa vice president, jack warner. [ indiscernible ] >> if you could spit on me you would spit on me? >> jennings received vindication in 2009, when the fbi asked for his help and invited him to london to meet with their agents. >> i shuffled down to london. went into the room. three immaculately dressed, perfect manners. business cards said they did organized crime. at that point we were in. you can see the full story of fifa on our website, cbsnews. today you can do everything in just one click, even keep your toilet clean and fresh. introducing lysol click gel.
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alexander hamilton referred to as the forgotten founding father. he never became president and died in a gun duel over a woman. now he is the centerpiece of a hit broadway show and also getting more props in the nation's capital. chip reid is at national portrait gallery in washington with hamilton's story. >> george washington and thomas jefferson are all over this town. but good luck finding alexander hamilton. yes, pull a $10 bill out of your wallet or come here to national portrait gallery. for the most part he has been overshadowed by the other founding fathers. now he is finally getting his
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he bind the rap-inspired lyrics and hip-hop beats. new york's most talked about show, hamilton serves up a history lesson like no musical ever before. until recently alexander milton was best known as the oic face on the $10 bill. at changed when hamilton hit broadway. so, this is hamilton grange. >> where he lived the last couple years of his life. this would be far from the city. >> 100 blocks north of the theater is where the real alexander hamilton lived in an area known as hamilton heights. ron churno wrote the biography on which the musical is based. >> we are sitting in his house right now.
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what is it like for you to be sitting here? >> a thrill to be in this house. this was really the only house that we know that he ever owned. >> hamilton's story is an extraordinary self-made american immigrant. born out of wedlock, he was orphaned as a child. within a few decades he became one of most influential figures in u.s. history. general george washington's top aide. signer of and major force behind the constitution. creator of the u.s. financial system and founder of the coast guard and "new york post." >> was hamilton a war hero? >> absolutely. >> absolutely. >> evil genius? >> not for me. >> for some people? >> some people. >> visionary? >> undoubtedly. >> insecure? >> to an extent. >> temperamental? >> definitely. >> i think what attracts people to the story of alexander hamilton is there are so many thangz bout him that you can admire. but he was an individual, you can at the same time identify
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>> lynn manuel miranda decided to tell hamilton's story and rhyming lyrics of rap. in an interview he explained the concept to charlie rose. >> your music is rap. i also believe that form is uniquely suited to tell hamilton's story. it has the words per measure than any musical genre. it has the rhythm. if it has density. if hamilton had anything in his writings, density. his furious disputes with the other founding fathers were legendary including a decade long rivalry with thomas jefferson. over slavery which hamilton opposed. and over the future of the young republic. >> hamilton had a vision, not only traditional agriculture. there would be cities, factories, stock exchanges, banks, corporations, central bank. the world that we know today.
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vice president aaron burr at age 49. at his grave in lower manhattan, there is a surge of visitors here to remember the man who history almost forgot. >> he died more than 200 years ago. now getting his term in the limelight. his name is literally up in lights on broadway. doesn't get any better than that. >> alexander hamilton craze is showing no signs of slowing down. and the book has been on the best seller list for 18 weeks. six weeks longer than back in 2004 when it first came out.
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right back. an 18-year-old from west palm beach, florida, facing charges for allegedly impersonating a doctor is in more hot water.
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malakai love-robinson bounced a downpayment check for a brand new mazda before driving off with the car. love-robinson insists the bad check was an honest mistake. as far as fake doctor charges he insists he has done nothing wrong. vladamir dutier reports. >> reporter: according to police malakai love-robinson began posing as a doctor early as last year when he created his own medical center and allegedly began screening patients. with the white lab coat and stethoscope, malakai love-robinson may look like a young physician. but his apparent malpractice is right out of a hollywood con film. >> dr. harris. >> yes. >> concur. what, sir? >> according to law enforcement officials love robinson was arrested after he allegedly performed a physical exam upon an undercover agent without a license. the teen posted bail and spoke briefly at a press conference. >> i have had great supporters and people who have said negative things. everyone is entitled to their
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once again i am not upset. >> love robinson opened new birth center and urgent care in west palm beach. its grand opening advertised on facebook. on the practice's website. the teen is listed as a doctor with a ph.d. who treats and cares for patients. william mckenzie is his grandfather. >> does he have the ph.d. from what i have heard. you can't get that on line. i don't know. >> on facebook. love robinson posted the certificate. claiming he is a practitioner in alternative medicine. >> may have done something wrongdoing what he is doing. he had good intentions of trying to help people. in october, love robinson was cited by the florida department of health to cease and desist practicing medicine without an active license. >> please, pray for this in the time that everything that happened. that we get the truth out of it. love robinson could face five years in prison if
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without a license. tornados bring death and destruction to the east after a string of deadly twisters in the
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i said e. oh, my god i am going to die. >> drama with the victory of the night and the quote of the week. >> we won with poorly educated. >> a jury awards millions for a cancer death linked to talcum powder. and riding down racial barriers. >> for me, african-american, diversity standpoint. i am definitely carrying on the legacy. >> announcer: this is the "cbs overnight news." severe weather turned deadly. a tornado killed at least three yesterday. and twisters were also reported in north carolina and florida. tornado watches and warnings were up from south carolina to new jersey including washington, d.c. and philadelphia. this is the same system that brought death to the south the night before. and we begin our coverage with
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>> reporter: this facebook video shows the the path of destruction after an apparent tornado ripped through the small town of waverly, south of richmond, virginia this afternoon. state police confirmed that three people have died. late today, a tweet from cbs affiliate wtvr in richmond said, sadly one of the three confirmed death was a young child who died when mobile home was hit. the station also reported eight others were injured. everything is destroyed. unbelievable. i mean, unbelievable. >> reporter: the debris field is 3 miles long. sussex-sury dispatch reporter, this mobile home ripped open, sheet metal twisted around telephone poles, and roads blocked by downed trees, power lines and piles of debris torn from homes. and take a look at this video of the storm passing over the white house. and the washington monument.
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scott, we are being told over the border from washington in maryland, in one flood prone area people are being rescued from their cars. >> chip, thank you. tornadoes killed at least three people yesterday in mississippi and louisiana. at an rv park in convent, louisiana, david begnaud found a story of survival. >> i felt -- i felt stuff hitting the trailer and the rv. and then next thing i know i went forward. and next thing i know it was daylight. and i was riding around and around and around. and then i didn't realize until later what it was. it was electrical box that i was riding on. >> reporter: 48-year-old barbara posey has a survival story that even she can't believe. >> it swung me this way, back out toward the road.
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>> her rv, scrap, mixed among a mangled mess of personal treasures. this is hard to comprehend right now. >> reporter: ricky posey is barbara's husband. he left her bedside to find items belonging to her grandmother. >> you can look around. you can see what, what one storm can do. >> reporter: vehicles were tossed like toys. the tree line is littered with metal. today the governor toured the area by helicopter. and from the ground it is obvious what happened here is a disaster. just ask holly hannah. >> part of my bedroom is over there. my kitchen is over there. and my stuff its everywhere. >> reporter: from louisiana to georgia, up to 24 tornados were reported yesterday. according to the national weather service. back in louisiana, barbara posey's dog is missing. though she is worried she is grateful. >> you know that your rv is now --
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>> reporter: in pieces? >> yeah. that's material things. i'm still here. able to talk to you. able to kiss my husband. i'm lucky. >> reporter: two people died at the rv park. 30 people were injured. seven critically. scott, right before we came on the air, we noticed this electrical box on the ground in front of what used to be barbara's rv. we snapped a picture. sent it to her. from the hospital bed, she confirms this looks like the power box she was holding on to as she went flying through the air. >> amazing story. thank you very much. what is coming next? eric fisher chief meteorologist at cbs boston station, wbz, eric? >> scott, very destructive couple days. look at the tornado reports from the gulf coast, over the 24 hours, today, additional reports in places around virginia. you have seen several touchdown. a lot of damage. several fatalities. tornado watches something you
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extending all the way up into southeastern pennsylvania. and southern new jersey tonight. we will track the aggressive line of thunderstorms, north and east. quickly. reaching all way up into new york. in fact, all way up into the warmer air. the warmer temperatures in southern new england and early tomorrow morning could see severe thunderstorms there as well. here its the line moving through d.c. moving through new york. just before midnight tonight. and then into the boston area. right during the early morning commute before moving offshore. the snow slowly winding down on the cold side of all of this. scott, as the rain, snow, tapers off a lot of wind across the midwest and northeast tomorrow. that too could lead to flight delay as cross area. >> eric fisher, wbz, thank you. president obama took the republican dare. he is moving ahead to nominate a new supreme court justice despite a vow yesterday by senate republicans to deny the nominee a hearing much less a vote. here is our chief legal
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>> reporter: sitting in the oval office with the king of jordan, the president started the hard sell for his eventual supreme court nominee predicting senate majority leader mitch mcconnell will cave. >> i think it will be very difficult for mr. mcknl toconnell, that if the public conclude this person is well qualified. that the senate should stand in the way, simply for political reasons. >> reporter: mr. obama published a blog. detailing what he is looking for in a nominee. senate minority leader harry reid offered a surprise pick. nevada's republican governor, brian sandoval. >> i know if he were picked i would support the man. republicans like senator mike lee say they're holding firm until after the election no matter who the nominee. >> there is absolutely nothing unprecedented and absolutely nothing improper the senate choosing to withhold conse of the president's nm knee to the
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>> reporter: sandoval's office says no one has contacted him about vegt. vetting. unconstitutional. that is one reason the sandoval buzz is the white house and reid playing games. >> jan crawford.
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right back. well, donald trump is moving like a storm front through the republican primaries and caucuses.
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marco ruby and ted cruz way back. heading toward super tuesday next week, trump has more delegates than his rivals combined. and dean reynold is in las vegas. >> reporter: the confounded republican party establishment may fervently wish what happens in vegas stays in vegas, but donald trump's march to the nomination would be hard to bet against now. today the victor was in virginia. one of 12 states with contests next tuesday. >> so we had a very exciting evening last night. >> reporter: in nevada trump ran the table winning almost every category of voter. and by a bigger margin than new hampshire or south carolina. >> we won with young. we won with old. we won with highly educated. we won with poorly educated. i love the poorly educated. >> reporter: there were twice as many caucus goers as four years ago. most of them were angry with washington. an six out of ten said the next president should be a political outsider.
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usa! >> reporter: perfect fits for trump whose rivals sifted the landslide for nuggets of hope in their home states. marco rubio has a bunch of endorsements but no wins. the florida senator told cbs this morning, that will change. >> we'll win in florida. now that governor bush is no longer in the race. him and i split up support in the florida. that will help us. again, as far as going into next week, we feel great about every state on the map. >> reporter: texas senator ted cruz trying to grab a victory in texas where the governor just endorsed him. >> texas has 155 delegates. it is the crown jewel of super tuesday. texas has alone almost 15% of the delegates you need to be the republican nominee. john kasich noted he alone is within the margin of error in a race against trump in ohio. but kasich is the governor of
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now, in an effort to slow trump down, there are increasing calls to see his past tax returns. scott, mitt romney whose own wealth became an issue during his 2012 campaign said today "we have good reason to believe there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes." >> trump just tweeted that romney's tax returns made him look like a fool. dean reynolds in nevada for us tonight. dean, thank you. the next contest for the democrats is south carolina. that's on saturday. and here's nancy cordes. >> struggling in south carolina, sanders head to missouri today where 7,000 people were waiting to lift his spirits. >> democracy is not a spectator sport. [ applause ] all of you and all of the
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quarterbacks of our future. >> reporter: but a win in south carolina and large super tuesday states like texas, virginia, and georgia could give clinton an insurmountable lead. >> hey, how are you. >> she has already begun to talk less about sanders and more about republicans. >> they want to turn back all of our rights. women's rights. civil rights. gay rights. workers rights. >> sanders acknowledged he is dependent on one thing. >> our job is to create high voter turnout. >> so far democratic turnout is down from 2008 by 25% in iowa, 13% in new hampshire. and 33% in nevada. >> you often say you want to create the kind of political revolution that president obama couldn't. its the fact that turnout is lower a sign that that revolution isn't happening. >> no, a sign that barack obama ran unprecedented brilliant
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we have come a long way. national polls. i think we have made real progress. >> reporter: the reason sanders wants high turnout its because it would signify that younger voters who typically bag him are flocking to the polls. but, scott, older voters have always been more reliable voters. and in nevada for instance, seniors went for clinton by full 50 points. >> nancy cordes in south carolina. thank you. today a kennedy cousin went back to court hoping to clear his name in a murder that was committed four decades ago. peter van sant of "48 hours" was there. >> reporter: at today's hearing, michael skakel's attorney, herbert santos told the connecticut supreme court who he believes killed 15-year-old martha moxley. >> the evidence lead to the inescapable conclusion that the probable killer was tommy skakel.
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want me to say that. it is his brother. mother. >> i am sure that michael is the young man who swung the golf club. there is no doubt in my mind about that. >> reporter: moxley was found bludgeoned to death with a 6 iron in a wealthy enclave of greenwich, connecticut, in october, 1975. tommy skakel was the last person to be seen with moxley. it was a 25-year-old cold case, until a grand jury investigation led to the arrest of michael skakel. skakel its the nephew of ethel kennedy. bobby kennedy jr. is his cousin. and one of his biggest defenders. >> i know michael skakel. i know he didn't commit the crime. >> reporter: skakel convicted in 2002, release on bail after 11 years when an appeals court ordered a new trial. finding his defense attorney made major mistakes.
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disagrees. >> this was far from a slipshod defense. this was a well-planned, well thought out, professional defense. >> do you have any comment from today's pre seedoceedings? ought awe no. >> reporter: leaving court, skakel refused to speak. but bobby kennedy jr. who sat with him in the trial did. >> he didn't get a fair trial. he is not guilty. >> reporter: we were unable to reach michael's brother, tommy skakel for a comment. but years ago he denied having anything to do with moxley, moxley's murder. and, scott, the defense attorney says he expects a ruling from the supreme court by the fall. peter van sant reporting on the story tonight. peter, thank you. a jury has found that talcum powder caused a cancer death. due.
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a jury in st. louis has awarded $72 million to the
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that talcum powder gave her cancer. anna werner is following this. >> reporter: 62-year-old jacqueline fox of birmingham, alabama, used talcum powder product for feminine hygiene for decades until diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2013. she died last october. a jury decided johnson and johnson, maker of baby powder and shower-to-shower was responsible for her cancer. jerry beasley the family lawyer. >> no question she was a lifetime user of talc product using them since birth. and there is no question in my mind that the talc caused her death. >> reporter: american cancer society says results of studies on a possible link between talcum powder or talc and ovarian cancer have been mixed. some reported a slightly increased risk. others no increase. dr. daniel cramer of brigham and women's hospital in boston was an expert for the plaintiff.
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case control studies of ovarian cancer. all included information on talc. all of them have found an elevated risk for ovarian cancer associated with talc use. >> reporter: during trial, fox's lawyers presented this document from 1997. in which one of johnson & johnson's consultanted noted studies showed significant association between high genic talc use and ovarian cancer. marvin salter is jacqueline fox's son. >> her whole fight was not just for her but so many other women. >> reporter: johnson & johnson declined to do an interview in the statement said the verdict goes against decades of sound science, proving the safety of talc as ingredient in products. >> anna, thank you very much.
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nation's highest civilian honor, congressional gold medal to civil rights marchers who joined martin luther king jr. on the road from selma to montgomery in 1965, a froprotest to barriers against voting. violent attacks were a catalyst for the voting rights act. the medal's inscription calls them foot soldiers for justice. thousand marched. tonight michelle miller has the story of one man who drove for justice. >> reporter: as sun day's daytona 500 made history. >> the closest 500 ever. >> reporter: 68-year-old frank scott recalled another historic first. one made by his legendary father. >> what drove him? >> he had great determination. >> reporter: wendall scott the first african-american to win a nascar premiere series event. the jacksonville 200 in 1963. during the height of the civil
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frank was part of his father's pit crew. >> i mean we were the only african-americans in the setting such as this. he had a lot of death threats. i mean, everybody didn't love wendall scott. >> reporter: in fact, trophy was given to a white racer. wendall scott's family says hours later, nascar acknowledged he did win and paid him the prize money. >> paved the way for us to make it a little bit easier. daryl bubba wallace, the first african-american to take the checkered flag on the national circuit since scott, came through the nascar drive for diversity program. >> for me as an african-american, i am definitely carrying on the legacy that he laid out for us. >> reporter: the women and minority drivers need to receive lucrative sponsorships, affording themgafford
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they started the wendall scott foundation to give better job opportunities. if he were alive today what would he say? >> he would be pleased. with a lot. but -- >> reporter: but? >> he wouldn't be satisfied. >> last year, wendall scott was inducted into the nascar hall of fame. >> wendall scott fulfill his destiny. >> reporter: he is still the only black driver in it. michelle miller, krks news, daytona. that's the overnight news for this thursday. for some of you the news continues. for others check back with us later for the morning news and of course, cbs this morning. from captioning fundebs captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, february
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this is the "cbs morning news." another day of dangerous weather. this time in the east. the powerful storm that swept through the gulf coast delivers deadly results along the atlantic coast. donald trump talks taxes. the billionaire mogul and republican front-runner explains why he hasn't yet released his income tax return. it's not just about privacy, but it's also about public safety. >> apple's ceo fires back at the fbi in the encryption battle. now could the tech giant be building software its own engineers can't hack? and going beyond the like. facebook introduces new ways to express your feelings to your online friends. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green.
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been killed by a powerful fast moving storm system that swept from the gulf coast into the northeast. the system triggered a string of deadly tornadoes, strong winds, and drenching rain. last night, tornadoes killed at least four people in virginia where state of emergency has been declared. travel is affected all along the eastern seaboard. don champion is at new york's laguardia airport. don, good morning. >> good morning. >> reporter: more than 2,800 flights were cancelled yesterday at laguardia alone. grounded yesterday. there was also some construction equipment here at the airport damaged but the situation is far worse in places like virginia. as the dangerous storm system police in waverly, virginia, combed through rubble with flashlights overnight. >> everything is destroyed. >> reporter: after a tornado ripped through the tiny farming down. >> look at that. see what happens? >> reporter: vincent donald
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some of his neighbors did not. >> i see my friend, they say he died. disappeared. >> reporter: elsewhere in virginia, dozens of buildings were reduced to rubble. several reported tornadoes also touched down in pennsylvania and in the carolinas. this dairy farm was demolished in seconds. >> we are thankful we lost no animals and nobody was hurt so that was the main thing. >> reporter: the storm also brought heavy rain and strong winds to other parts of the east coast, including here in new york, making a mess of travel. in the d.c. area, cars got submerged in flood water. >> when the water is this high, it's scary because you don't know what is going to happen. >> reporter: powerful winds also caused thousands of power outages in the northeast. those windy conditions are expected to stick around today before the storm moves out to sea. just to show you how wicked the weather was yesterday.
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reported along the east coast. as the storm continues to push out to sea, places like d.c. and new york could get a bit of a warm-up with temperatures in the 50s today. >> that would be a welcome relief. don champion at new york's laguardia airport, thanks a lot, don. winter weather hammered indiana and illinois. a state police reported over 200 crashes. more than a thousand flights were cancelled at chicago's main airports. winter storm warnings remain in effect for much of the great lakes region. tonight could be the last chance for the republican presidential hopefuls to derail donald trump's bid to secure the party's nomination. the candidates debate tonight in texas. that is one of 11 states to vote in super tuesday's contest next week. 595 delegates are up for grabs an nearly half of those needed to win the nomination. trump already holds 81, and the front-runner is taking aim at the democrat he might face in the general election.
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like a marshmallow. she's become -- everything he does, it's wonderful. everything he wants to do. it's wonderful. man! >> reporter: trump zeroed in on hillary clinton's push to align herself with president obama in his first appearance since the big victory in the nevada caucuses, trump took questions from christian conservatives at pat robertson's regent university in virginia. but later trump was found to put on the defensive by 2012 presidential nominee mitt romney. >> i think we have good reason to believe that there is a bombshell in donald trump's taxes. i think there is something there. either he is not anywhere near as wealthy as he says he is or he hasn't been paying the kind of taxes we would expect him to pay, or perhaps he hasn't been giving money to the vets or to the disabled. >> reporter: trump called romney a fool on twitter. but ended up talking about his taxes in an interview with cnn's anderson cooper.
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complicated. i have many, many companies. i have, you know, tremendously, i have a very complex system of taxes. and, frankly, i get ordered every single year. >> reporter: trump skipped the televised town hall on fox news but stopping his ascent to the nomination was a big topic among the remaining candidates. their common theme, most republicans still don't support trump. >> we are not going to allow the conservative movement to be defined by a nominee who isn't a conservative. >> we are probably going to see donald trump continue to win, but it's a matter of accumulating delegates and it's continuing to put one foot in front of the o oer. >> with fewer candidates, i think maybe there's a possibility -- i'm not sure it's going to happen, but a possibility people may actually start getting interested in the real solutions. >> the only campaign that can beat donald and the only campaign that has beaten donald is our campaign. >> super tuesday is even bigger for the democrats. 865 delegates will be on the line. but, first, is this saturday's
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the latest poll shows clinton with a commanding lead. a large delegate count on super tuesday could give her an insurmountable lead. bernie sanders campaigned in oklahoma yesterday where 42 delegates are up for grabs. a twist in the growing political battle over replacing antonin scalia on the supreme court. cbs news has confirmed the white house is considering nominating the republican governor for nevada, brian sandoval. he is a moderate former federal judge appointed by george w. bush, but senate republicans continue to insist they will not consider any obama appointment. it's reported this morning that apple is working on making it impossible for the government to break into a locked iphone. "the new york times" reports apple engineers are working on the new security measure. the fbi wants apple to help it break into an iphone used by one of the san bernardino shooters. apple is refusing. tim cook told abc news, this is
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apple to be in. >> to oppose your government on something doesn't feel good. and to oppose it on something where we are advocating for civil liberties, which they are supposed to protect, it is incredibly ironic. >> cook says he is prepared to take apple's battle with the fbi to the supreme court. the united states is expected to submit to the u.n. security council a resolution to expand sanctions against north korea because of its latest nuclear test. north korea has been under u.n. sanctions since 2006. because of its multiple rocket launches and nuclear tests, the expanded sanctions reportedly including black listing individuals and tightening restrictions on korean banks. coming up on the "morning


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