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battered by bill. remnants of the tropical storm drench texas, soaking communities still recovering from last month's historic flood. major league scandal. the st. louis cardinals are under investigation for allegedly hacking into the houston astros' computer. now the fbi is on the case. >> i will be the greatest jobs president that god ever created, i tell you that. >> donald trump wants america to hire him. the real estate mogul and realty tv star officially enters the 2016 race for president. and gilded victory. for the first time in 40 years the golden state warriors sit
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atop the nba. >> the dream season is now complete. the golden state warriors are the 2015 nba champions. captioning funded by cbs this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, june 17th, 2015. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning tropical depression bill is losing strength as it moves inland over texas, but the threat of torrential downpours and dangerous flash flooding remains. bill is headed north with maximum sustained winds of near 35 miles per hour. bill slammed into the gulf coast yesterday as a tropical storm. up to 8 inches of rain is expected to fall into parts of texas and oklahoma. wendy gillette has our story. >> reporter: tropical storm bill weakened to a depression overnight, whipping up waves along the texas coast as it
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continues to move slowly inland. many residents in the area who voluntarily evacuated yesterday are not happy about with threat of more rain. >> my biggest concern is just for everybody who has property here. >> reporter: bill blew ashore as a tropical storm late yesterday morning packing 60-mile-an-hour winds. the system is losing strength as it moves over land but it's still likely to bring 4 to 6 inches of rain over eastern texas and up to a foot farther north. in grand prairie, people have already received evacuation orderers. >> reporter: the severe weather comes after it left 30 people dead and thousands of homes destroyed in zlas. they're not taking any chances. >> to have all of the decision-makers in one room so if anything that needs to happen can happen very quickly. >> reporter: bill is expected to bring more severe weather to parts of the south and midwest
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as it moves east. wendy gillette for cbs news. investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fifth story balcony to collapse in berkeley, california. six people were kill and seven others seriously injured yesterday morning. the apartment house see located near the university of california campus. the victims were attending a 21st birthday party. investigators say 13 people were crammed onto the small balcony when it gave way. people who were killed were five people from ireland. >> i was absolutely devastated to hear the news particularly when one things of young lives with an age of so much looking forward to the future. >> the victims fell 50 feet to the ground. investigators will look at whether the balcony was built to code or whether it was overloaded. new york state police plan
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to expand the search area for the escaped murderers. they broke out of a maximum security prison in northern new york. prison ploem joyce mitchell may have aided them in escaping. she may have been used for a de-kroy and someone else picked them up. the psychiatrist for james holmes is speak publicly for the first time. she said she didn't have a reason to order holmes hospitalized before the massacre but she was concerned enough to reach out to campus security and to call holmes' mother. >> she said essentially that he had always been like this meaning very shy and socially awkward. >> holmes has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the
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2012 attack that killed 12 people. a new york city college student is in custody this morning accused of plantsning a terror attack. court documents describe him as a fervent supporter of isis. he had recently researched pressure cookers and new york city land marcs. he was a prophet muhammad cartoon contest in texas last month. two teammates were killed in a
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shoot-out. now a baseball story about alleged hacking and it has nothing to do with a bad swing. one of the most storied franchises, st. louis cardinals is being investigated by the fbi for hacking into the computers of another team the houston astros. both teams say they are cooperating. major league baseball says subpoenas have been issued. >> obviously any kind of allegation like this no matter what it turns out is of concern to us. >> they first reported that someone broke in last year. >> there was an illegal activity and we're going to pursue it. >> he said hackers published months on internal trade talk. >> it's a very unfortunate circumstance when somebody illegally from the outside
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breaks into the proeprietary database we have. some of it is accurate. some is not. >> the information allegedly hacked from houstons' database include trade discussions and valuable information. the astros have since switched leagues and now sit atop the division of the american league. cheating in baseball is nothing new from corked bats to steroids to pitchers doctoring balls with illegal substances. but if true this would be the first known time a professional sport team hacked the network of another. some cardinals fans say it's part of the game. >> it's a competitive edge. i'll sure other teams have done it before and never got caught. >> major league baseball says once the federal investigation is completed it will evaluate and make prompt decisions. well coming up on the "morning news," the latest presidential contender.
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now he can choose to let the attack ruin his life or try to live normally. >> out of those two, there's only one i would choose to do. that's to try to fight to live a normal life with the cards i've been dealt. >> the 16-year-old was one of two people seriously wounded sunday in oak aisle. just two miles away another girl lost her arm in a shark attack. donald trump will be on the campaign trail in new hampshire. last night in iowa the real estate mogul and tv star vv reality star made his first appearance after becoming the 12th republican candidate. nancy cordes shows us his theatrical entry into the race. >> reporter: with an entrance fit for a tv star, trump glided down an escalator inside trump tower and asked the nation to hire him. >> we need somebody that can take the brand of the united
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states and make it great again. >> reporter: the owner of everything from buildings to beauty pageants said he'd apply his busy savvy to the presidency. >> i will be the greatest jobs president that god ever created, i tell you that. >> reporter: as proof that he's a winner, trump touted a new tally of his net worth. >> 8,737,540,000. i'm really rich. i'm not doing that to brag because you know what? i don't have to brag. i don't have to, believe it or not. >> reporter: thanks to his long running show "the apprentice," trump enters this race with a recognition that goes through the roof. they show him ahead of businesswoman carly fiorina, senator lindsey graham and former texas governor rick perry. he may even qualify to appear in the first gop debate in august
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toyota is adding nearly 1.4 million cars trucks, and suvs to its recall list. it brings the total of toyota and lexus vehicles to nearly 3 million. the airbags can blow apart sending shrapnel into the compartment. the problem is blamed for at least seven deaths. most expected upbeat economic forecast. yesterday the dow rose 113 points. the s&p gained 11 points. the nasdaq finished 25 points higher. chicken is cheaper in the united states because of the bird flu outbreak in the midwest. the virus forced growers to destroy millions of czechens. that raised egg prices but because exports are restricted wholesale prices in the northeast are 32% lower than the
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same time last year. 21st century fox confirmed rupert murdoch will hand over more control to his sons. 84-year-old rupert murdoch has been ceo since 1979. james murdoch will become the new ceo. lachlan murdoch will become chief executive co-chairman. and the judge awards a legendary hip-hop group $660 million in a copyright case. last june the beasty boys won $1.7 million in a copyright infringement verdict. the makers of monster energy drink used five of the group's songs without its authorization in a video. yesterday's award is to pay for the group's legal fees. anne-marie? >> no sleep till the lawyers get paid. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thanks a lot, jill. when we return, highlights of the na final and the women's world cup, and why the worst team in baseball had to wave the white flag. cup, and the team in baseball why they had to wave the white flag. take on the world with 100 calories, snack. yoplait greek 100. there are hundreds of reasons to snack on it.
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the country. sports fans in california's bay area are living in a gilded age. the san francisco giants have won the world series three times since 2010 and now the region's only basketball team are nba champions. the golden state warriors ended a 40-year drought last night. league mvp stephen curry scores 25 points in game six and he's matched by finals mvp andre iguodala who has 25 of his own. the warriors finish off james and the cavs. it marks a stunning turnaround for the franchise makes its fourth playoff appearance in 21 seasons. >> it makes it so much more special to have gone through
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some down years and injuries and to transition and to sit here in my sixth year and hold this trophy, this is an unbelievable experience. >> meanwhile the heartache continues for the cleveland cavaliers who have never won a championship. despite a historic performance in the finals lebron james says he wishes he would have done more. >> we didn't win a championship but i've done a lot of good things in this first year back and hopefully i can continue it. back in oakland, fans celebrate outside the oracle arena. they are the area's champions for first tynes since 1975. the women's national soccer team is moving up.
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abby wambach scores in the first half in nigeria and that turns out to be the only goal in the game. the united states completes the group unbeaten. they're awaiting their next opponent in the knockout round. and the chicago blackhawks showing off a stanley cup before tuesday's cup game in wrigley field. they won the third one. they hope it rubs off on the cubs who haven't won in 107 years. the cubs lose to cleveland, 6-0. and the way things are going this season, philadelphia fans feel like it might be another 107 years before their team is competitive again. watch what happened last night in baltimore. getting clubbed by the orioles so bad they put outfielder jeff rancor in to pitch. it turns out the phone was off the hook. finally pitching coach bob mcclure gets the attention of the bull pen by waving a white towel. the phillies finish off a winless road trip with a 19-3 loss. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the queen of the summer novel, ellen
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ton palace. they spobout in london, first lady michelle obama met with prince harry tuesday at kensington palace. they spoke about supporting military veterans and their families. later she joined prime minister david cameron with his wife samantha fatih. the main trade group for the food industry says it's glad the obama administration has given food companies three years to phase out the use of trans fat. trans fat is used in food processing to improve shelf life, flavor, and texture. it can raise bad cholesterol and lower good cholesterol. they say by eliminating it thousands of coronary attacks
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and heart attacks will be prevented. back home in california, there's a community scrambling to find water. last week the state cut off the water source for the town of mountain house, a town that attracts many bay area commuters. it's a town that attracts many. it creates water diversions amid a historic drought. nick james of our cbs affiliate kbor reports. >> oh, my god, my wife thinks i'm nuts. >> reporter: anthony gordon saves drinking water just in case. even he thought it would never come to this. >> ever in a million years. ever in a million years. >> reporter: the town of mountain house is on the brink, just days away from having no water, not just for lawns. we're talk nothing drinking water. not even a drop. what are you guys going to do? where will you get your water? >> right now we're looking for water supplies as we speak.
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>> reporter: mountain house's general manager ed pattison is racing to save a crisis. how much water do you have left? >> we have storage tanks but that's to pressurize the storage is. no more than two days. >> reporter: how could this happen? it was one of 14 senior water rights holders cut off. thal means mountain house leaders must find someone else to sell their water. hopefully, the g.m. says, they have enough until the end of the year. >> we don't want this town to become a ghost town. it's a beautiful community. >> reporter: several districts said legal action will be taken. byron bethany is one of them. the loss of water will destroy thousands of acres of crops and eliminates thousands of loss which will likely result in the irreparable loss of vibrant
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communities. >> this is scary stuff. >> reporter: the clock is ticking before the water runs out. >> that was kobr's nick james reporting. >> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the results of the tropical depression bill. we'll go live to the scene. plus we'll take you to seal beach, california, for more on how drones are looking out for sharks. and the queen of the summer novel ellen hilderbrand is in the studio. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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the sight of a lot of celebrating last night at oracle arena. >> i bet there are still people into there. >> watching the game last night was hilarious because inside oracle you would have thought the game was played there. >> they had 18,000 in there. >> they were going insane. >> good morning, it is wednesday june 17. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. if you didn't catch the newspaper front page, champions at last. >> wahoo! >> who stayed up past 11:00? i know you did. >> 10:45-ish. >> it was a team evident where we all stayed up cheering the warriors on. it was a great team effort last night on the court as it has been all season long not just one great standout but the whole time and a very young team at that so they can stay up late. we're struggling this morning. >> i bet they are still up in cleveland, by the way. >> we have some business to tend to this morning. good morning, 48 degrees at this hour in santa rosa. we have fog at th


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