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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, january 7th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." el nino makes an impact on the west coast. the latest storm powered by the pacific ocean leaves southern california soaked. turmoil in overseas markets, as stocks in china continue to tank and trading comes to a standstill, triggering worries on wall street. problems are piling up for chipotle. the fast food chain is now under criminal investigation tied to a health scare at one of its restaurants. and there is no winner in
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last night's $500,000 powerball drawing and that sets up a historic jackpot when the next numbers are drawn saturday night. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. later today, the latest in the el nino triggered storms are expected to hit the california coast. the storm system doused california this week bringing torrential rain and wind stretching an area to the gulf coast. today's storm is not expected to be as powerful as yesterday. floodwaters and mud slides swamped roadways and trapped drivers from san francisco to l.a. danielle nottingham is in uhall, california. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ten mobile homes in this community were evacuated. we are northwest of los angeles.
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now, a fire burned here over the summer and it left the area barren. the perfct conditions for mudslides and as you can see behind me, crews are working right now to shore up that hillside to stop more debris, water, and mud from flowing through this neighborhood. parts of southern california already soaked by days of rain are bracing for more wet weather this morning, fueled by el nino. heavy rain and strong winds wednesday uprooted massive trees in the san diego area. >> the whole house shook. just for two minutes i hoped my roof didn't go off and me with it. >> reporter: launching tree limbs into homes. >> it literally came where i was sitting. if i didn't move, i don't know. it would definitely hurt. >> reporter: many drivers had to be rescued from their vehicles as roads were transformed into rivers. the deluge saturated hillsides and triggering mudslides that spilled on to highways. >> you can drive along and drive right into it and, all of a sudden, you're up to your
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windows -- window shield here in mud. >> reporter: the mudslide threat has forced residents, some of them elderly and disabled, to leave their homes. and more rain on for the week and beyond. >> number five on saturday and the sixth storm of the month will hit top of next week and leading to widespread rainfall totals for the entire state of california and nevada and arizona of at least one inch from the coastline from top-to-bottom and we are talking phoenix also getting an inch or two inches of rain. >> reporter: the system has already brought more than a foot of snow to the mountains, helping to recharge the region's snow pack. forecasters only expect the impact of el nino to get worse. as the winter drags on. officials says it take several storms like these to reverse the effects of a four-year drought. >> danielle nottingham, thank you. a series of earthquakes rattled oklahoma, but, so far, no significant damage or injuries are reported. the quakes hit last night within minutes of each other.
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most were centered in northwest oklahoma. the strongest was a magnitude 4.8. in all, at least ten quakes were recorded. they were felt as far north as wichita, kansas. economic tremor has engulfed the chinese stock market where trading was halted following a massive sell-off. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange to explain what is going on. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it was the second day long trading suspension this week. this morning, stocks on the benchmark shanghai composite index nose-dived 7% half an hour after the market opened and that triggered new regulations that shut down trading. the big picture issue is the chinese economy, which is the second largest in the world, is just not performing well. today, more bad manufacturing data was announced and the chinese bank devalued its currency. concerns over the chinese economy sent stocks in the u.s. to a two-month low yesterday. the dow suffered a triple digit loss for the second time in
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three days, losing 252 points. the s&p lost 26 points. the nasdaq gave up 55. when it's devalued it makes good sold in u.s. dollars more expensive so that hurts demand in exports and elsewhere. china is a big export of oil and the slowing of economy has put a hole in the oil economy. >> see you later, jill. the powerball lottery jackpot will grow into the largest in american history after no one beat the odds last night. lottery officials say no player picked all six numbers for the grand prize worth an estimated $500,000. those numbers were 2, 11, 47, 62, 63, and the powerball 17. the estimated jackpot for saturday's drawing is a whopping $675 million! it could take weeks to confirm if north korea actually
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detonated a hydrogen bomb, and there is growing doubt about the north korean claim. north korea said yesterday that it has successfully tested a miniaturized h-bomb, but the white house says early analysis is not consistent with an h-bomb test, and the south korean spy agency says the explosive yield was too small for a hydrogen bomb. the texas state trooper who arrested a woman during a contentious traffic stop last summer has been indicted and fired. he is charged with perjury. the woman later died in a jail cell. omar villafranca reports from dallas. >> get out of the car! i will light you up! >> wow. >> reporter: sandra bland's controversial arrest was caught on a police cruiser dash cam last summer. >> right, yeah. yeah, let's take this to court. >> reporter: a grand jury now says it didn't go down as texas
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state trooper brian encinia claimed. he was indicted on friday with perjury. >> in his affidavit he stated he removed her from the vehicle to conduct -- to further conduct a safer traffic investigation and the grand jury found that statement to be false. >> reporter: bland was booked for assault and jailed. she hanged herself three days later while still incarcerated. bland's family says the grand jury didn't go far enough. >> why not charge him with false imprisonment and falsification of police record and documentation and why not charge him with battery and assault so that we see sandra enendure on that dash cam video. >> you're about to break my wrist! oo. >> reporter: bland's fame has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against encinia. if convicted of perjury, encinia could face one year in jail and $4,000 fine. omar villafranca, cbs news, dallas. a dash cam recording captures a florida woman's final minutes after police forcibly removed her from a hospital. the audio and video records barbara dawson in distress last
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month as an officer takes her from the hospital to a police cruiser and she collapses about two feet from the car. nearly 18 minutes go by before dawson is readmitted to the hospital. she was pronounced dead an hour later. her family is now suing the police and the hospital. vice president joe biden says he regrets not running for president every day. biden announced last october that he wouldn't run because he ran out of time while his family mourned the death of his son beau. biden told a connecticut tv station that it was the right decision for his family, at the time. senator ted cruz responded to donald trump's claim concerning cruz's eligibility to be president. cruz was born in canada to an american mother. most legal experts agree that makes cruz a natural born citizen as required by the constitution. but trump says that raises questions and potential problems for the gop. cruz says it's not an issue.
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>> look. as a legal matter, the question is quite straightforward and settled law that the child of a u.s. citizen born abroad is a national born citizen. >> supreme court has ruled on the issue of who is or isn't a natural born citizen. trump suggests cruz go to court immediately to clear the issue up once and for all. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will talk to "face the nation" moderator john dickerson about the cruz eligibility issue. president obama is certain to veto a bill that just landed on his desk. a measure to repeal most of the affordable care act. the house approved the bill yesterday. it had already passed the senate. besides repealing much of obamacare, the bill also defunds planned parenthood for a year. coming up on the "morning news." a double dose of bad news for chipot chipotle. chipotle takes a big hit among a
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reports on a so-called jogger jewel thief who has robbed half a dozen jewelry stores in less than a year. police say she and her accomplice hit a north carolina store on monday. they are accused of robbing jewelry stores and hauling over $500,000 worth of jewels. "usa today" reports on a massive review planned by the pentagon of medals issued since 9/11. more than a hundred medals are being reconsidered for an upgrade for the highest award in battle and combat. the medal of honor. 17 medals have been awarded since 2001. "wired" reports a puddle in england captures the internet's attention for hours. this puddle in new castle wasn't deep, just very wide. and broadcast live via periscope for six hours as people tried various methods to cross. some people walked straight through. others left to cross as 70,000
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i will finish. >> "star wars: the force awakens" owns a new box office record and passed "avatar" to be the number one domestic release of all time but "avatar" is tops in worldwide box office sales folg followed by the following. "the force awakens" should get a big boost when it opens in china. fans upset about the lack of female characters in "star wars" toys and games are getting rewarded. hasbro is adding the female hero rey to its themed monopoly game and follows an outcry on social media. the company says rey wasn't originally included to avoid revealing a plot line. on the cbs "moneywatch," chipotle's latest outbreak investigation. and a mug for coffee lovers. jill wagner is at the new york
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stock exchange with that and more. chipotle says it has been served with a federal subpoena as part of an investigation for a norovirus outbreak in a california restaurant. it took place last august. there was a separate norovirus outbreak at several chipotle stores in boston and e. coli outbreak at several chipotle stores. last month sales at their stores fell 30%. macy's is eliminating 4,000 jobs nationwide so that includes sales associates, back office positions, and executives. it's part after restructuring plan following weak holiday sales. sales in november and december were down nearly 5%. macy's blames the unseasonably warm weather. about 80%% of the sales decline can be attributed to the lack of sales in cold weather gear. the consumer electronics show is in las vegas. netflix is now in 130 countries. netflix added arabic and korean
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and chinese to the languages it supports. netflix is available on any device that has an internet connection. something for coffee drinkers at the consumer electronics show. a smart mug. it's called the ember. its manufacturers say it will keep your coffee at the perfect temperature two hours thanks to a rechargeable battery. a ring at the bottom of the mug lets you adjust the temperature which is displayed on the mug. most like their coffee between 135 and 140 degrees. i need this. that's all i can say. >> these hours, for sure. i think we both do. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, jill. coming up, people's choice awards party crasher. a man crashes the stage during an acceptance speech by the ladies of "the talk" but the women fight back. . but don't get just any one. get one inspired by dentists. with a round brush head. go pro with oral-b.
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attacked... not by classmat, but by his own teachers! and it's all caught on camera. and nobody won the powerbal making this saturday's drawg the biggest in u-s history. but someone did hit 5 numben one bay area community. how much they won. join us for kpix 5 news this morning... beginning at 4:3 ,, here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country.
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>> "the talk." >> yeah. the ladies of cbs "the talk" taking home the people's choice award for favorite day time hosting team. but someone in the audience tried to steal the spotlight as they accepted their award. >> >> i'm promoting the "islah" album. yes, sir! >> you ain't going to pull no steve harvey up here. >> no, sir, no, sir! security! back to your speech, girl. >> i think that we feel like we are the motley crue of misfits. >> but that guy is not in our club. >> no.
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>> the ladies not having it. the intruder was arrested and kicked out of the venue. baseball's hall of fame induction ceremony this summer will be a double play. just two eligible players are getting the call to cooperstown in 2016. as expected, ken griffey jr. made it in on his first year of eligibility. catcher mike piazza who starred for the mets and the dodgers made it in on his second try. football players and fans will be bundled up in minneapolis on wildcard weekend. the matchup between the minnesota vikings and seattle seahawks could be one of the coldest in recent memory. the game time temperature is forecast to be 1 degree and that is before you factor in the windchill. it is set to be a balmy 46 degrees in cincinnati. this saturday night when the bengals host the pittsburgh steelers in an afc wildcard game. the only place to see it is right here on cbs. our coverage starts at 8:00 p.m. eastern. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning"
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the doughnut hole. let's stop right there! what a horrible little snack. if you want a doughnut, have a doughnut. why are you eating the hole? >> jerry seinfeld performing the first-ever stand-up comedy set on "the late show" with stephen colbert. later, seinfeld talked about his encounter with president obama for his show" comedians and cars getting coffee." >> he said he wanted to do the show. >> he is funny. >> yeah, he is funny. i always thought he was funny. there are not a lot of funny presidents. hardy wasn't funny. >> but very corrupt. >> yeah. a woman in baton rouge is in a league of her own and she's not letting age slow her down.
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hiona dequono of our baton rouge affiliate wfib reports. >> reporter: these are the women of the golden nuggets bowling league. to play with them, you must be 55 or older. among these 58 ladies, may be one of the league's most competitive players. mildred booth. >> i started bowling really 43 years ago when my granddaughter was 3. >> now her granddaughter is 50 and in two weeks, ms. buoy will turn 100. >> that is one of my worst games. >> reporter: she is the oldest here and age is not slowing her down. >> i played bridge three times. i'm in another club.
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i work at my church. i'm pretty busy for a 100-year-old! >> reporter: and you still drive! >> i drive. i drove today here. >> reporter: every tuesday, she's here from 9:00 till noon working to improve her 119 average. >> i love games. i just love all kind of games. scrabble. any kind of game, you name it, and i'm ready. i like to compete. >> she is amazing to me. >> reporter: years ago, she was a teacher. now she says she is schooling the league's younger players. >> getting the best out of them. they play me so hard! >> reporter: if there is a secret to making it to this golden birthday, she says it's because of her faith and being around these ladies pushes her to stay active, keeps her feeling young and her teammates say she is who they would like to be when they grow up.
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>> i've had a wonderful life. >> that was wafb reporting. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will show you how some doctors are trying to help teenage athletes recover from concussions faster. plus, ski resorts struggling with the record warm weather. and we will reveal the secrets of gym memberships. that is the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
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7th. i'm michel good morning, everyone. taking a live look out at the golden gate bridge right now, just a few cars on the road on the wet road.
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we're getting a bit of a break though. it's thursday, january 7. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 4:30. rain from el nino storms has tapered off for the time being. but late last night it was still coming down including in san jose. in the past two days, the soggiest areas have gotten more than 5 inches of rain. >> and the series of powerful storms are sending 15-foot waves smashing into the coast at 20-second intervals. there is a high surf warning through 2 p.m. stay away from the water. >> this is just one example of the mess left behind from the latest storm. a crash involving a police car in the east bay. it's one of hundreds of wrecks this week. >> it was nice to drive into work where the drivers aren't doing the funky chicken across the windshield. mine just kind of slap and go and go and doing this. [ laughter ] >> it's a nice break. >> a really nice break. the one thing to keep in mind e


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