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watching kpix 5 news this morning. >> "cbs this morning" is good morning to our viewers in the west. tuesday, may 19 2015. welcome to "cbs this morning." a warning for police in texas, armed outlaw biker gangs could target officers in retaliation for sun's deadly shoot-out. >> new reports reveal a second, private e-mail address used by hillary clinton while secretary of state. charlie goes to the top of the new one world trade center with george clooney. we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds the first will be released two weeks before the iowa caucuses. >> hillary clinton's private e-mails will be made public.
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>> about 55,000 pages. >> the state department propose a deadline january 2016. >> 170 under arrest in the wake of a shoot-out in waco texas. >> police on alert for possible retaliation. >> we're wear of that threat and we have the appropriate response if we have to face that. >> the fall of ramadi to isis fighters in iraq a setback by the obama administration. >> shia militia fighters arrived at a military base near ramadi prepared to reclaim control. from the midwest, severe thunderstorms, heavy winds, flooding. >> lights kept going on and off and it rained continuously. >> fifth big crash during the practice for sunday's indianapolis 500. surfed a gruesome injury. >> federal investigators looking into the amtrak disaster are now dismissing reports that gunshot may have damaged the train's winshield. a dramatic rescue in north carolina off-duty army captain pulling one of the drivers to
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safety. >> mountain lion on the loose in san francisco captured was taken back to the wild, and released. a wild chase through south los angeles, the driver jumping out and running for cover in a desperate dash. >> you can see these guys right there, jumping on rooftops. >> all that matters -- >> the category the top ten things i'll miss about working at the "late show." >> now, who will i pretend to laugh at? >> yeah. >> on cbs this"cbs this morning"." >> president obama officially joined twitter. >> it's out there, all of the tweets. >> bio dad, husband, president. you don't have to say dad, we got that when you tweeted "hello twitter." this morning's "eye opener" presented by toyota, let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle king is making her way back from washington. she has been stuck in a car all
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night. but we hope to see her soon. vinita nair is here helping us out. police on high alert throughout texas because the warning that outlaw biker gangs may target them. those fear of retaliation follow sunday's deadly shoot-out in waco, texas. >> governor abbott says his state will not stand for the lawlessness as seen sunday. at interstate 35 in waco. good morning. >> reporter: the shoot-out that took place here resolved around two criminal biker gangs bandidos and cossacks. waco police says the dead or wounded may have been shot but officers, a possible reason for the tet of retaliation. police were busy clearing away dozens of motorcycles from the parking lot of the waco twin peaks restaurant a reminder of the shoot-out between rival gangs and police that left nine bikers dead, 18 injured.
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city buses transported the nearly 200 suspects downtown for processing into the county jail. each is being held on a $1 million bail. but that isn't stopping other gang members from possible retaliation. >> you mentioned that some of our officers had been threatened? >> the leaders of the various gangs had opened it up that they could take local law enforcement members out. >> reporter: on sunday the texas department of public safety sent out a bulletin barning of escalating violence between all bandidos and cossacks members. >> they are the 1% of the motorcycling public that does not fit in does not want to fit in. >> reporter: university of north texas professor james quinn studied criminal motorcycle gangs for 15 years. >> as long as they're left alone, they will leave people alone. but if they are disrespected or injured or offended they would prefer to handle it themselves. >> reporter: links to sunday's shooting allegedly go back to december, with the murder at a
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ft. worth bar and beating at a toys for tots drive, both involve the bandidos and a rival gang. jay dobbins, retired alcohol, tobacco and firearms agent who infiltrated hells angels says violence stems from territory control to the so-called colors on gang vests. >> these gangs, their club their patch, their organization their brotherhood, it's their religion, and they will fight for it and kill for it and die for it. >> reporter: sunday's shooting apparently happened after the cossacks showed up here wearing texas on their vests, and this is bandidos territory. law enforcement officers had been trying to get the twin peaks restaurant to not host biker events. all along they feared there would be problems. >> thank you. ntsb investigators say this morning there is no evidence that windshield of amtrak train 188 was hit by gunfire before it derailed killing eight.
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experts won't rule out the possibility it was hit by another object. officials don't know why the train was going more than 100 miles per hour before it crashed in philadelphia. at least four survivors filed a federal lawsuit monday accusing amtrak and the train's engineer of negligence and recklessness. the united nations says 25,000 iraqis escaped the city of ramadi. they fled after isis took control of the provincial capital over the weekend. nearly released video shows a government rescue operation for 28 soldiers trapped in ramadi. clarisa war is in beirut as security forces try to recapture the city. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. reports from on the ground in iraq, indicate that isis is still pushing forward. meanwhile the iraqi government is scrambling to put together some sort of a counteroffensive after another humiliating loss for the iraqi army. so far thousands of members of shiite militias have been deployed on the ground many of
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them are backed by iran. that, of course causing concern that their presence in sunni-dominated anbar povrovince will reignite a sectarian war. the fall of ramadi the biggest victory for isis this year. u.s. trained iraqi forces fleeing the battlefield by road and by air, leaving behind their american equipment and weapons, shots from one iraqi army base show artillery, stacks of ammunition armored vehicles all now under the control of islamic state fighters. this, in spite of intensified recent u.s. efforts to push back those isis fighters. in month leading up to the fall of ramadi the u.s. launched 165 air strikes on ramadi and the nearby city of fallujah. this loss calling into question the u.s. strategy for fighting ice. >> clarissa ward in beirut, thank you.
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president obama is making it harder for police departments to get surplus military equipment. the white house is banning distribution of grenade launchers to local law enforcement agencies. major garrett is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president obama has stopped pentagon shipments of some battlefield-ready military gear to local police didn'ts but most of the military surplus will continue to flow. new rules requiring more public awareness which could trigger more public debate. >> reporter: unrest in ferguson missouri last summer acquainted americans with an unsettling and largely unknown reality, many police departments have intimidating military vehicles and gear. all of it shipped at no charge from pentagon surplus. in camden, new jersey a city fighting systemic violent crime, president obama announced some military equipment will now stay in pentagon storage. >> we've seen how militarized
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gear can sometimes give people a feeling like there's an occupying force as opposed to a force that's part of the community that's protecting them and serving them. can alienate and intimidate resident and send the wrong message. >> reporter: banned equipment, grenade launchers and bayonets but police departments can still receive mind resistant personnel carriers of those used to quell the unleft in baltimore. local departments can request and receive long-range firearms night vision goggles, and riot shields. the president traveled to camden to highlight lower crime rates that are in part the result of better community oriented policing. since 2012 the rate of violent crime in camden has dropped 23%, its murder rate cut in half. >> we know these problems are solvable, we're not lacking for answers. we're looking political will. >> reporter: republican governor chris christie worked with local
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and state democrats to refocus camden's crime fighting efforts. >> it's a joint thing. if the president wants to hop on board and say he wants to be part of it now, great. >> reporter: reform advocates call the moves insignificant and urge the administration to confront the complicated task of discriminatory policing, a coppic a congressional hearing is investigating at this hour. for new shipments of military gear, police departments have to request it publicly train its officers, and keep detailed records of its use. >> thanks major. new information raising more questions this morning over hillary clinton's use of prichlt e-mail for government business. a new report says clinton used a second i malee-mail address that contradicts clinton lawyers who say the second address did not exist at the time. >> it state department will not release e-mails until mid-january, before the iowa caucuses. nancy cordes covering the campaign in cedar falls, iowa. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. she hasn't answered a question
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from a reporter in 28 days now, despite the fact that she is followed by a pack of journalists everywhere she goes. her opponents are starting to make an issue of it. clinton left the house party in mason city monday with a wave for the press but nothing more. unlike her gop opponents, clinton hasn't done any interviews, and at events she's shielded from reporters by secret service and careful staging. the contrast hasn't gone unnoticed. >> how can you run for president of the united states and never be asked a question? >> you can't script your way to the presidency. >> reporter: allowing her to sidestep topics like personal e-mails. it will take until next january to review and release e-mails she sent as secretary of state. clinton's aides argue she is taking questions but from everyday americans, not journalists. >> the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top. >> reporter: in mason city
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clinton fielded queries from nearly all guests after the cameras were you ushered out. >> she answered questions. >> reporter: hosting the party, married in 2009 after same-sex unions became legal in iowa. both supported president obama in the 2008 caucus. >> she really eliminated the distance between herself and us and we felt like here was somebody who is listening to us and that was tremendous. >> reporter: in a legal filing, the state department says it's going to take until january of 2016 to go through all 5,000 pages of clinton's e-mails and release them using 12 full-time staffers to do the job. but that means that those e-mails won't be released until two weeks before the iowa caucuses. >> nancy, thank you. this morning, disturbing new evidence of the backlog of untested rape kits in crime labs. in an update to a story, freedom
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of information requests reveal more than 9,000 untested kits exist, including 2800 in san diego, 2,000 in jacksonville, florida and portland, oregon more than 1,300 in kansas city missouri and 1,000 in charlotte. a committee will hold a hearing wednesday on ending backlog. the coast guard is investigating the drowning death of a 10-year-old girl in a kruse ship swimming pool. she died aboard the norwegian gentleman. the cruise was one day into a seven day round trip from new york to the bahamas. last year a 4-year-old boy died in the swimming pool of another norwegian krusecruise line ship. >> the man at center of a mob attack by angry bikers in new york city more than a year ago than 2013 attack was caught on video. the victim broke down in trial of two men accused of play ago role in the beating. elaine keanu of cbsn shows us the emotional testimony.
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>> reporter: good morning. two of the 11 charged are now on trial, in court the man whose beating scene by millions online told a new york judge he was in complete fear as the bikers closed in. with his face covered by a t-shirt, he entered a manhattan courtroom. the undercover cop, along with co-defendant robert simm face charges that include assault. for participating in the infamous road rage incident in which the 35-year-old was pulled from his vehicle and beaten in front of his wife and young daughter. in describing the september 2013 gang assault he said i felt complete fear for my life, my wife and my daughter. the family had planned an afternoon of shopping when they first crossed paths with the bikers on a busy new york city highway. the group was holding up traffic while popping wheelies and slapping passing vehicles.
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she threw a half eaten plum and water bottle at the group. forced to stop when his car was surrounded. through tears, he testified, i'm horrified and i recall asking my wife, what do i do? whoo do i do? she says just go, just go. as he sped off, tires slashed, he ran over biker who was left paralyzed. remaining bikers chased after the startled family and finally forced them to stop in a residential area. in court, this was the last thing he remembers. i recall taking a couple of hits and my window broke, i covered my head and looked down to protect myself. i remember being pulled out of the vehicle and that's it. prosecutors say he failed to act like a police officer by failing to report the crime or intervening when at all possible. convicted both men could face up to 25 years in prison. >> thank you. drivers and pit crews at indianapolis 500 say they are getting worried about safety
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during sunday's big race. james hinchcliff crashed into the wall during practice. his car flipped into the air. hospitalized after surgery. this is the fifth crash in the past week. they were redesigned to make them faster. officials put new rules in place? david letterman is approaching the finish of his brilliant career. two more late shows to go before he retires. vladimir is here with a look at big names paying tribute today. good morning. >> after thousands of shows and too many jokes to count the last day of "letterman" reminding us why we've made him a nightly guest for the last 33 years. taking the stage at the ed sullivan theater the ledge gather late show host wasn't above poking fun at himself.
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>> unusual weather for new york city today, it was 68 and foggy. wait a minute, that's me. i'm sorry. >> reporter: the self-deprecation didn't end. his staff contributed with their own top ten lists. >> top ten things here we go. i'll miss about working at the "late show," number ten. >> until i met dave, i didn't know i could put my fist through a wall. >> another three years and dave's going to start pay me. >> now who will i pretend to laugh at? >> yeah! >> reporter: making his 60th and final appearance with dave tom hanks memorialized his good-bye to the "late show" with a selfie. >> a beauty. that is it gives the impression it's almost like someone else has just taken the picture for you. >> which will work for you, dave, because it will mean you've been on vacation with a friend. ♪ >> reporter: the final episodes
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0 have been a steady stream of the world's most recognize ibl faces honoring the iconic comedian. last night jimmy fallon joined the list of those paying tribute to dave. >> i think this show "late night" has become result of playing with genre and experimenting and exploring. and i, like every kid who grew up watching him, will miss him. >> allen called dave courageous for uplifting presence in the days following 9/11 and credited for teaching him comedy and be smart and stupid at the same time. >> hard to believe. >> incredible. >> it's fascinating to see how much of this he created all of this, so much of the schtick. >> 6,000 shows if you count the time at the other network. norm macdonald had a heartfelt tribute, i love dave he's the greatest that ever did this. >> a lot of people agree with that. the interesting thing, to see bill murray come back tonight. >> i know i know i know.
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it's awesome. can't wait for the ending but heartbreaking to see him go. >> as we say, letterman's first late show guest bill murray returns for one final appearance. tomorrow, he says good-bye here on cbs. >> colorado's legal marijuana sellers aren't the only one looking for a payday. the first of its kind
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box stores fight bac it's 7:26. i'm frank mallicoat. here's what's happening right now. voters in parts of the east bay will choose a new state senator in today's runoff. assemblywoman susan bonilla of congress against orinda mayor steve glazer tonight, wow! oracle arena will be rocking. the warriors host the houston rockets in game one of the western conference finals. games 1 and 2 at oracle arena in oakland and then houston for game 3 on saturday. ahead on "cbs this morning," rethinking retail in a world where online shopping is at your fingertips. are brick and mortar stores falling behind? how retailers are targeting consumers in a new
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good morning. we're getting a check of the bay bridge toll plaza right now. metering lights have been on since 5:39. and it is slow approaching those metering lights. they are on slow mode as well as the high wind advisory. we are seeing delays eastbound 80. no reports of stalls or accidents but you can see the delays from the skyway out to about the tunnel. if you want to ride mass transit everything is on time. that's "kcbs traffic." here's roberta. how cloudy is it? look at coit tower with a gray slate. temperatures uniform into the 50s across the board. good morning, everyone. because of the marine layer being so deep it's providing us with some drizzle right now. temperatures later today 50s and 60s. a good 10 degrees below average inland. hey! we have a chance of rain on thursday and then more seasonal conditions for the holid
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but nonlife-threatening injuries. we talk about it people never want to be called a hero. that is heroic. >> that kind of act. >> yeah to stay so calm at such an intense moment. >> just do what they think is the right thing to do at the moment. welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming back in this half hour new information about the time line of a washington, d.c. family ahead.
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how a surviving housekeeper is helping authorities and a text message that may have hinted of the horrifying scene. plus big box retailers like walmart are struggling. mellody hobson will join us and the new strategies that will help turn the companies around. that's ahead.pent this year. the newspaper says without a political settlement the fight against the taliban will be a stalemate. >> the los angeles times said americans get too many tests to screen for different kind of cancer. americans have a colonoscopy more than they need to. they should dial it back because less screening results in less screening. and "the washington post"
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announced the first strategy to protect honeybees. bees are key to pollenating commercial fruit and vegetable crops. among the strategy to save them this article is interesting, the president has had a fascination with honeybees for a long time. like a canary in a coal mine. >> they have a honeybee at the white house. bees are very important. >> to the echo system. >> birds and the bees are important. the baltimore sun said the convicted killer featured in the serial podcast got a boost for a new trial. maryland appeals court told the lower court they could hear alibi testimony from syed. she said on january 13th 1990 mine, she held a 15 to 20-minute conversation with syed at the
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library. and the san francisco bay report baggage handlers charged with marijuana. they would alleged hand the luggage to passengers who would transport the drugs as carry-ons. this morning, a housekeeper is helping investigators with a 10-year-old son and a second housekeeper were found dead five days ago. now, police are trying to identi emerging evidence from a witness who said the ordeal faced by that family may have begun wednesday night.
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veralicia gutierrez is a housekeeper. she got a message from the owner and one of the victims businessman savvas savopoulos telling her she wasn't needed. in that voice mail savopoulos says, i hope you get this message. amy was in sick bed, vera offered to help stay and help her out. but gutierrez said that was usual because they never asked for overnight help. >> she never stayed overnight, never stayed overnight. but i never got that message. >> reporter: neighbors also tell cbs news the voice mail indicates something was very wrong on wednesday night. the length of time the family was under duress and possibly
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held captive 345er9matters because of the chilling announcement that the police chief kathy lan year that three of the four victims had been physically abused before the house caught fire thursday afternoon. >> there were injuries discovered appear to be blunt force or sharp object injuries. police recovered the bodies of attack targeting one family or the more random home invasion targeting the affluence of a community. some of the country's biggest retailers including
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walmart and target are reporting first quarter earnings. both of those big box stores are trying to re-energize sales after losing sales to amazon. walmart reported $114 billion this morning which is less than expected. reports say sales are up 3.5%. cbs news news contributor mellody hobson is in chicago. good morning. >> good morning. >> how big of a problem is this for big box retailers and what are they going to do about it? >> well they have to get back their market share. the online competition has eaten their lunch. they've taken advantage of them during a vulnerable economy when things were really tough. now we're looking at lower gas prices. increasing wages, unemployment it's time to get back to the customer. >> you mentioned that people are targeted. what are the plans? >> they've got a plan to localize their store. a more regional field, regional pace. secondly they want to drive traffic with grocery. this is what they say.
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everyone is obsessed with health and wellness. health means fresh. fresh means perishable perishable means track. and smaller footprints all over the country. >> i found an article that said the suburban mom is no longer the bull's-eye. who are they trying to court? what is the change in consumer taste? >> interestingly, the person i talked about yesterday talked about the mom. making the mom customer she referred to her again and again. the one thing about the moms who is looking for value is making sure they feel comfortable in the store. a little different than what i heard from the high-level executive yesterday. >> what about the dlufrry -- >> how important is delivery to the competition? fast delivery? >> delivery is important. just talk about omni chavnl. the way they want it to work maybe you order online or go to the store and pick it up. or you're at the store, the merchandise is not there for
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nearly a year and a half after recreational pot became legal in colorado there are now 550 retail stores with dozens of big players. but even the business of
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marijuana can use a boost. barry petersen shows us how startups are getting seed money. >> reporter: this new business is still trying to figure out how to be a business. one problem, lack of sales. for instance are candies better sellers than chocolates? it's something that companies can analyze. pot shops know what's hot, what's not. that somebody may be english-born harvard mba howard ingraham who moved to boulder from rhode island. you want to be on the playing field where the ball is actually going back and forth right here in colorado. >> this is precisely where i'm going to get the information that i need. terror get his new data-based big launched he's come to can nopepy, a boulder-based incubator for entrepreneurs. one rule the companies do not sell pot, but pot products which means they're not breaking any
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federal laws. canopy gave the companies money and they receive an equity share. from the brainchild ideas is the brainchild of former marine michael templin. >> it's about investors. >> reporter: good old-fashioned making money? >> good old-fashioned business, i mean if you can't do that you can't do that in any industry. >> reporter: and what industry? roughly $2.7 billion in sales last year in states that have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use. >> i like to say i think we're coming for the future almost. >> reporter: but first, dreamers must become doers. >> we range from public speaking practice talking to people about
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pro forma financial and other business contests. >> reporter: halle was accepted at the program. she and her company went from a massachusetts painting company to healthy lifestyles. selling products like vape pipes in the privacy of people's homes. >> this is mike mary kay for m.j. >> reporter: one thing they keep at canopy dream big. >> so 2020 we'll be in multiple states across the nation. >> reporter: so your whole intention was not just about colorado it's about the whole country? >> correct. >> reporter: why? >> because this is across the state. >> reporter: look out america, here come the top entrepreneurs. for "cbs this morning," barry petersen, boulder. we go to the top of one world trade center to speak with george clooney. ahead his thoughts on love and career. >> looking forward to that.
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good morning. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. a fire at a san jose business prompts a hazmat situation. the commercial building burning is home to a metal finishing company, automotive plating and metal business. fumes inside contributed to the flames from chemicals inside. more than 120 courthouses in california are at risk of partial collapse in an earthquake and more than a dozen are here in the bay area. and waiting to wed. the marriage rate in the u.s. could fall to an all-time
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good morning. we spotted this twitter alert from marin county to the chp. there's numerous accidents. there was one approaching 580. another one approaching north san pedro road on southbound 101. everything is now cleared to the right-hand shoulder but even they are warning of big delays out of the novato area. and in san jose, you're not spared on the guadalupe parkway. northbound 87 at curtner crash in the number 2 lane, solid from 85 and if you look closely at the bottom your screen, we nicknamed that little pidgeon nimitz. he likes to watch the freeway traffic near the oakland coliseum. and he is showing a little bit of a bottleneck approaching high street. that's "kcbs traffic." here's roberta. >> you named it nimitz. you didn't tell me this. i'm so out of the loop on this one! i'm just calling this fog. it is the marine layer producing low clouds and fog and, in fact, delays up to an hour on some arriving flights. out the door in the 50s and later today the temperatures in the 50s and 60s unse ♪
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good morning to our viewers in the west, it is tuesday, may 19, 2015. welcome back to "cbs this morning." more real news ahead including the marines experimenting with a radical change on on "cbs this morning." the test to see if women could join a few good men in combat. first here's a look at today's eye opener at 8:00. >> the state department said it's going to take until january of 2016 to go through all of clinton's e-mails. >> the dead or wounded may have been shot by officers, a possible reason for retaliation.
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>> isis is still pushing forward and the iraqi government is scrambling. >> there is no evidence the windshield of 188 was hit by gunfire. >> the administration was urged to fight the task of discriminatory police. >> and david letterman, a nightly guest in our homes for the last 30 years. >> incredible. >> the interesting thing is to see bill murray come back. >> yeah. >> they have to get back their market share. the online competition has eaten their lunch. >> children in preschool are only exercising 12% of their day. the rest of the day is spent napping, eating or laying around. it's training them to become americans. that's what we do. i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell and vinita nair.
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we hope to have gayle king with us shortly. >> a new report says hillary clinton used a private second address while she was secretary of state. >> the presidential candidate handed over 55,000 e-mails from another account, they plan to release those messages by mid january, two weeks before caucuses. >> police are hearing threats of retaliation for sunday's deadly shootings in waco texas. there are more than 300 motorcycle gangs. the hell's angels is the largest with nearly 3,000 members. sunday's shoot-out killed nine bikers. some were shot by police. the shooting follows a long-running dispute between two rival gangs. a retired federal agent says these people will stop at
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nothing. >> it's their religion. it's more important to them than anything else out there and they will fight for it and kill for it and die for it if necessary. it's what they believe in. it's their world, it's their union fers. it's about territory. it's about colors. it's about money, it's about hate, it's about violence. >> the bikers say they belong to clubs, not gangs. >> president obama traveled to camden, new jersey yesterday to praise the progress of the city's police force in slashing the city's crime rate. fee he faced a new challenge yesterday, joining twitter. the white house says tweets will come exclusively from the president and not staffers. his first tweet "hello twitter,
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this is barack." he heard back from from bill clinton asking if that president's handle stayed with him, asking for a friend. >> we're very excited to bring you this program from 102 floors above manhattan tomorrow. we'll broadcast from 1 world observatory observatory. and we're featuring incredible pictures from 1 world trade center. >> looking forward to that. >> i've been there obviously to do this george clooney conversation. it's unbelievable. 102 floor up. >> speaking of george clooney, as you mentioned, goes to the top of the world trade center to
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♪ this girl is on fire ♪ only on "cbs this morn only on "cbs this morning" an inside look at an experiment
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that could decide about women in war. jan crawford is at the iwo jima marine memorial outside washington. good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. we know the marines as the few and the proud but some of the most demanding jobs in battle have only been open to men. the question now is whether women ma roonsrines should be able to fully participate in ground combat. to help answer that the marine corps has turned to some of our toughest male and female marines. why. >> ground contact 300, fire! >> reporter: it may look like standard military training. but here in the california desert, this group of marines could be making history. >> it's not necessarily for us specifically but it's for that one woman, that one female that
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joins out there that wants to do this eventually that she's given the opportunity to do it. >> danielle beck is one of 250 marines who volunteered for a groulx be experiment to help the pentagon decide whether women can fight on the front lines. do you think there are women who can be just assive effective in infantry? >> yes. >> reporter: have you seen some here? >> yes, ma'am. >> reporter: about 7% of the corps are now women but some jobs are limited to men, like the hard-charging infantry. captain raymond caster puts it the forefront of battle. >> that's where the rubber meets the road. those are the difference make exthe trigger pullers. we are supported by a cast of amazing marines that make us able to do our job, but the
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infantry is where we win battles. >> reporter: infantry marines are trained to fight in close con bat, to search out and destroy the enemy. the question is whether it should be open to women. that's what this group of marines will help to determine. they made it through intense specialized training to get here, a marine base called 29 palms, for months of simulated battle, hikes with more than 100 pounds of equipment and weapons, gunfights with live ammunition. working as a unit to overcome obstacles. and throughout researchers watch and record their performance. >> each one of these black dots represents a shot that we have detected in and around the target. >> reporter: scientist paul johnson helped develop the test range. each marine is equipped with high tech gps sensors to measure
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accuracy and heart rate sensors to see how their body reacts. >> you want to see maybe it's heights, upper body strength lower body strength, maybe it's your heart efficiency. what characteristics help you be good in this job. >> reporter: that data will help them decide what impact women can have in the combat unit. >> they're all capable of performing the task. the question is can they do them to the same level of their male counterparts doing them now. >> reporter: so this is not on a look at how women can perform but how their performance affects the group as a wheel? >> that's right. >> reporter: it's as close to war as you can get. johnson is test mag reince-- testing
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marines in battle situations. this corporate is 174 pounds the weight of the average marine. >> you will actually simulate there's been a casualty in a battle and the marines have to get corporate carl off the battlefield. >> that's correct. they have to get corporal carl to some sort of medivac point. >> reporter: critics say it could disrupt the units. these marines say that's not the issue. >> this goes hand in hand. once they've passed the test there should be no difference whether it's a male or female. >> i look at it as i have my brother in arms and now i have my brother and sister in arms. >> they have to carry the same
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load and be just as fast as the men. >> it's not that we can't carry the weight. we can carry the weight. but it's the pace. you're looking at our size. we have males that are almost 6 foot with longer strides and it's hard to catch up with them and keep one them. >> reporter: they do not think the marines should lower standards for women. on that point there is wide agreement. >> you have to perform. if you can't show up ready to go physically ant mentally we don't just lose a game we don't just not make a sale. lives are at stake. that's why this is so important to the infantry community and the marine corps as a whole for the next 20, 30 years. >> reporter: but the women say few would want these roles. they are doing it so those few will have a chance. >> it takes a special person a special drive, a special mindset to do it. there's not many of us. it's the same for the men. >> it's a sense of pride.
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i want to finish. i don't want to just quit because it's hard. >> reporter: these women all passed rigorous testing to qualify just to participate in the experiment. now the researchers are going to take all this data analyze it and turn it over to the head of the marine corps who will use it to help deep side whether he's going to ask the pentagon for an exception to allow the infantry to stay all men. >> what a fascinating story. thank you so much. it's about time they actually tested this. >> and judging on performance, they'll have data. >> that's one thing, using science, not letting political rhetoric make these decisions. >> they'll have data behind it. >> and a few will do it so we're doing this so they'll have a chance. >> coming up saying i do is becoming a don't. we'll show you why the nation's marriage rate is at its lower
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♪ so does this mean you'll finally pick a wedding date? >> here we go again. why is everyone so concerned with us setting a date? we're committed to each other, we're happy, a ceremony isn't going to change anything. >> so you're never getting married? [ laughter ] >> it's his whining, isn't it? >> sheldon, i'm not a whine
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zblerp. >> that's leonard and penny on "the big bang theory." researchers show more are putting it off or abandoning the idea of getting hitched. >> marriage rates lowest in a century and dropping. millennials becoming the lowest part of the population. bryce covert is here. good morning. >> good morning. >> wire so many millennials deciding not to marry? >> i think it's a combination of factors. one is just a big social shift, you know millennials, you know are less religious. and i think the country as a whole has really changed the way we view people who live together outside of marriage, who decide to dashgts cohabitate-hab
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likely to want to marry? >> we think of marriage as something you do to become financially stable and something you do after you're financially stable. it costs a lot of money to get married if want you to do a big event. and i also think that people are wary of joining financing these days before staying together. >> are they having children later, or having fewer children? >> yeah we know that millennials are delaying child rearing along with marriage. so it's very possible that you know, they're cohabitating and dating saying if we're going to have kids maybe we'll get married then. maybe they'll get married later when they decide they're ready for children but that may take a while. >> is it the across -- >> i think we're thinking the geography rule. it seems like people are migrating to big cities. in big stays delaying having
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kids especially in new york. >> new york is a place where we know it's less likely that people are going to get married as compared to like denver say. gender plays a huge role. not only in different marriage rates but there's actually marriage rates snowing i were to move from new york denver i'd be less likely to get married. so it's actually changing how i view it. and i think that really goes to show how much social norms play in that role. >> bryce covert thank you for being here. you were first married at 25? 26? i was 26. >> 27. george clooney certainly isn't avoiding married life. >> finally i just said listen i'm 53. it's been all me for about 26. i've got to get get -- i'm going to pull a hip out.
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>> he is so funny. you see george clooney open your realtime captioner is linda marie macdonald. it is 8:25. time for news headlines. a big orange flame billowed into the air at an oil refinery in the east bay overnight. but health and fire officials said there was no cause for alarm. this morning, a small flare is still visible at the phillips refinery in rodeo. no danger to the public. game wardens captured a mountain lion in the middle of a residential area of san mateo. they found the 90-pound teenaged cat hiding in a tree along 9th avenue. fish and wildlife officials tranquilized the animal and it was released back into the wild overnight. stay with us. traffic and weather in just a
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good morning. i want to show you 880 in oakland once again. it actually backs up beginning in san leandro. but the backups continue to stretch farther south and continues into downtown oakland. the drive time is pretty heavy especially for this time, 42 minutes right now. chp have been warning about a couple of earlier crashes in san rafael. everything is cleared but it remains pretty heavy out of novato on southbound 101. and the bay bridge is not great either especially that drive time on the eastshore freeway. there was an earlier stall approaching treasure island.
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that is cleared but it backs up well east of the maze. that is your latest "kcbs traffic." here's roberta. how foggy is it? well, it's so foggy we have drizzle on our camera lens. take a look at this. looking out towards sfo. because of all those clouds and that drizzle, we have delays at sfo up to an hour on some arriving flights. 50s across the board right now. later today 50s at the beaches. no clearing there. 50s and low 60s bayside no clearing there. mid-60s, maybe a hint of some sunshine around the peninsula and inland. outside number today, 68 degrees west wind that's onshore 10 to 20 miles per hour. 70 today, that in cloverdale and lakeport. temperatures status quo on wednesday. thursday a chance of rain mixes out that marine layer. that will set the stage for a partly sunny memorial day weekend from saturday through monday with inland high temperatures back to where they should be for this tim
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." coming up in this half hour george clooney on love. what led him to amal and the proposal that caught her by surprise. plus the recent movie on the biggest stage, the new one world observatory. and now meredith wild she used to lead a software company. now she writes soft-core romantic novels. ahead. time to show you the morning's headlines. "the wall street journal" says you should wash clothes before wearing them. wash them at least once and
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double rinse. that's because dyes and formaldehyde resin can cause red and itchy rashes. germs could linger in clothing. >> wash it twice. i heard once but twice. >> i have to admit, clothes from the kids it's like put them on. they're clean clothes. >> yeah. all right. "the washington post" said a new ranking of fittest cities. obesity rate with access number three, san diego two, minneapolis, number one, washington, d.c. >> that's why i want to live there. >> the least fit, oklahoma city, memphis and indianapolis. "usa today" says millions of tiny spiders rain down on an australian town. the flying spiders and their webs are blanketing the ground. it's part of their natural
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migration. young spiders throw silk into the air. they can go for miles in colonies as they search for a new home. today, "cbs this morning" makes history. we're honored to be the first television program to broadcast from the top of one world trade center. we'll come to you from one world observatory which opens next week. but first, we invited george clooney there for a sneak preview. the oscar winner stars in the new movie "tomorrowland." we could not think of a better place to talk about the future. >> look at that. >> reporter: few things can take george clooney's breath away. >> it's small. >> reporter: but this can. it's the view from the new one world observatory. 100 floors up you can see for miles. >> i can see christie from here. >> reporter: love the city? >> i love the city. you can make arguments for great
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cities around the world but i think new york is the best city in the world. >> reporter: but new york isn't home for clooney, home is wherever amal is his beautiful bride of seven months. >> how long was it between the time that you met her -- >> yes -- >> -- and you thought, oh my god? >> well, you know it happened fairly quickly. i knew fairly quickly that i wanted to spend the rest of my life with amal. i have to say, when i asked her about it we'd never talked about it it wasn't maybe we should get married. i literally -- i dropped it on her. >> did you really the ring and everything? >> everything. >> where are you? >> at my home. i was at my home. and i chewed up a play list of my aunt rosemary's songs. and i asked her. and she said oh my god, and wow. finally i said i'm 53 at the time or 52 i think at the time
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you know i've been on my knee now for about 28 minute ss so i got to get up i'm going to throw a hip out. i may not be able to stand back up. >> you and i have been friends for a while. >> uh-huh. >> you get married. and now amal says i've never been happier. i can't imagine. how has your life changed? >> well i suppose, there's obvious things. >> another decisionmaker. >> a real decisionmaker. a much smarter decisionmaker. i have someone who i can talk to about anything. and someone who i care about than i've cared about anybody so it's really nice. >> should i be surprised that you'd marry a woman smarter than you? >> that's fairly low. that wasn't so hard.
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>> george and amal have vowed to try to never spend a week apart. a difficult task for weeks like this. >> george! >> reporter: when george is out promoting his latest film "tomorrowland." >> it's not working. >> reporter: the sci-fi disney film features far-off land and duplicated robots. but it was the film's core message that drew clooney in. >> a miraculous place where you could actually change the world. >> you want to go? >> brad who directed it. brad's thought was we've gotten away from the idea that each individual has the ability to change and shape the future. and that some of the darkest parts of our future that we look at and see are not inevitable. that there are things you can do to change it. and i loved the idea loved the overarching theme of it.
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>> talk about your career now. >> now, we're in trouble. >> you produce things. >> i need you to help me make a fake movie. >> you produced "argo." >> this is danny ocean. >> some you both direct and act and write. >> my campaign is vehemently against the distribution of -- >> how do you change what you want to do? >> he's been my buddy for 30 some years. we always thought if we ever got the opportunity, we would just do the things we want to do. >> good evening. >> quite honest good night good luck was written, we wrote that because i was disturbed with our lack of accountability by the press in asking the tough questions before we went to war. >> but choose for the future in
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terms of the consequences, where do you see your life at this moment. we've established that you've never been happier? >> yeah. >> we've established that you have a variety of interests? >> uh-huh. >> we've established that you can do more than one thing in your own chosen profession. >> sure. >> give me a sense of where george sees his future? >> i think that probably it will become more about behind the camera things writing and directing and less acting. it's the natural progression for actors of age. it's not fun ageing on camera. >> tell me about it. >> i'm much more interested in the process of filmmaking than i am in front of the camera. >> are you growing as a filmmaker? >> sure. listen, i hope you keep trying things. >> it's always good to see you. >> you, too. >> thank you, sir, for taking time. until we meet again. >> me too. >> i can watch that for like an hour. do you have an extended version?
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>> he's such a conversionalist. >> she teaches at columbia right? >> teaches. i have been with them recently they were holding hands during dinner. >> if this is the way it is i want to be married. >> maybe that was the first time. >> now, charlie, you know your twitter is going to explode now that you said i want to be married. we'll see how that happens. "tomorrowland" opens in theaters friday. be sure to join us tomorrow. only on "cbs this morning" from the top of one world trade center. we'll continue our conversation with george clooney and also new york city bill de blasio and "60 minutes" contributor anderson cooper. and we'll experience all the views from the top of the
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tallest building in the western hemisphere. and we'll explore gayle king's fear of heights. she might be sitting in your lap, charlie, holding on for dear life. >> wherever she is. coming up author meredith wild is making big bucks writing words that we can't say on tv? >> you want to read 143. >> you took my [ bleep ] and
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♪ romance novels continue to top the best-seller list. new authors from the world of self-publishing are being wooed by literary giants. the latest is meredith wild. she's a tech ceo turned writer. her first book was an e-book several years ago. michelle miller shows us. >> meredith wild graduated from smith college in english. with software and nearly a decade would pass before she'd write her sixth book. now with the sixth title on the
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way, wild's books are being hailed as the hottest in adult fiction. >> meredith wild that couldn't be the name -- >> could be. >> reporter: meredith wild's pen name has helped her lead a double life. does it help sell books? wild? >> i think it's descriptive. >> reporter: she's a married mother of three by day. best-selling author of erotic romance by night. >> i do blush a little bit sometimes when i'm writing. oh, my gosh, this is a little crazy. you want me to skip to 143? >> oh dear. >> you took my mouth as he [ bleep ] licking the [ bleep ] reducing me to [ bleep ] i'm embarrassed reading that. are you? serious? >> it's good. i haven't read "hardwired" in a while. >> who would you bounce some of these lines with? >> which ones? >> you know what i'm talking
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about. >> oh those lines? well jonathan my husband is my first reader. and he's always been extremely supportive. >> reporter: before wild was writing adult fiction, she was a fan of the genre. i got on the "twilight" bandwagon. i read "fifty shades." >> reporter: set, wild was working as the ceo of a small software company. >> i think women want to read about strong female characters that was the story i wanted to read. it's what i felt was lacking in a lot what i was reading. >> reporter: wild used her tech savvy to self-publish online while her husband jonathan helped her to promote the book through social media. >> i was familiar with what you
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had to do to get traditionally published. i wasn't willing to wait for somebody to tell me they were good enough to publish. i'm a bit of a self-starter anyway. it never occurred to me to take that path. her path paid off. after she released "hard limits" the fourth back in the popular hacker series meredith wild was number one in "the new york times" best-seller list for ebooks. what did that mean for you? >> it meant a lot. certainly, not the first person to be thrilled to hit that milestone. but having hit it without the assistance of a traditional publisher really meant a lot to me. >> reporter: do people recognize you? >> no. >> reporter: that hasn't happened? >> i've never been recognized. >> reporter: success allowed wild to reconsider her publishing arrangement. and in march, she accepted a $7 million deal from grand central publishing which will release "hard love" the sixth and final
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installment of the hacker series this fall. >> what does that do for you and your family? >> it gives us freedom that we haven't had before. and i have a lot more that i haven't gotten to. >> reporter: same genre. >> yeah. i enjoy it. >> reporter: where else could you possibly go? >> maybe a different pen name. >> reporter: and of course a good pen name does help when it comes to attending those pta meetings. it's also one of the reasons we agreed not to veal meredithare reveal meredith wild's real name. >> are you read some of them? >> "hard line" working my way to "hardpressed and "hard love." >> this is one of the duties. >> yeah i do sort of delve into my stories. >> can you give a special reading for charlie later?
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>> would you like a second reading? >> what about movies? >> movies -- you know what a studio came after her. she turned it down. she thinks this is more for episodic television. she wants this for tv. >> gayle has been on the road all night coming back from washington, d.c. she's got just 15 minutes to make it. we'll see. and tomorrow a special roller coaster ride. >> i'm carter evans at six flags, california i'm about to take the new 150-drop of the new twisted twisted twisted colossus. this man says it's the ride of the summer. who is he? and what does cbs care what he
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♪ oh! >> you made it. >> this is me with no sleep. 24 hours. i still have on the same makeup from yesterday. same clothes, it's crazy. >> you'll do anything to miss a day of work wouldn't you? >> no i was supposed to go, to a big exclusive girls party yesterday. i was on a 10:00 flight. it was delayed, delayed, delayed. at 1:00, they cancelled after on the runway for three hours. i jump into a car get on the new jersey turnpike. there's an accident i'm sitting there for an hour and 15 minutes. then we get closer to the city. i say to the drive take the gw bridge and he misses the turn and we're heading to hackensack. i'm like sam, where are you going? i'm thinking he's thinking i'm not the right person. >> oh. >> i saw the george clooney piece at the end of it they're
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good morning. close to 9:00 the bay bridge can't catch a break. second stall of the morning. they just cleared it. slow across the span slow behind the pay gates and, in fact, the metering lights are on really slow especially for this time of the morning when, gosh, yesterday it was completely different story they turned the metering lights off by 9:30. here's a live look coming through walnut creek southbound 680 very heavy from concor ♪ ♪
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