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>> rain, rain, go away. >> i like that song. >> thanks for watching. ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, february 16, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." president trump reverses a long-standing u.s. policy on israel and the palestinianis barking away from a two-state solution to the conflict. the president attacks leaks he says are coming from the intelligence community. a russian spy ship 30 miles off the new england coast raises concerns about cold war style surveillance. how they may be testing the trump administration. only on "cbs this morning," country superstars lady antebellum here to announce the top nominees for this year's academy of country music awards.
>> we begin this morning with a look ot today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> i'd like to see you hold back on settlements for a little bit. >> we'll try. >> doesn't sont optimistic. >> the art of the deal. >> president netanyahu visits the white house. >> the turmoil in the administration makes it difficult for us to exercise responsibilities to defend the nation. >> the leaks to the press o outpacing the information available to congress right now. >> that classified information gets out there, it could harm somebody, could kill somebody. >> a storm battling parts of washington and oregon sliding down the coast. >> in northern california crews are scramble to repair america's tallest dam. >> with the rains coming in, i think we're still in trouble. >> a fire and burst of light left thousands without power in grant county, washington. >> oh, my gosh. >> a third suspect arrested over the killing of the half brother
of north korean leader kim jong-un. >> a very mysterious story. >> more than a thousand people fled their homes. >> in charlotte, north carolina, a plan was forced to make an emergency landing after it hit a deer. >> washington bromances are taking a stranger turn. >> we're better looking than the movies. >> suspected communications between russian operatives and people associated with the trump campaign raised a red flag. >> specifically a red flag with a little yellow hammer and a sickle. >> andrew puzder. >> domestic abuse, that took him down. so who brought that tape to light? who is powerful enough to topple a cabinet secretary?
you guessed it. oprah. thank you, oprah. >> announcer: this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> welcome to "cbs this morning." charlie rose is off. you'll be happy to know his recovery is going well. we're in good hands. anthony mason is with us. >> hello again. >> hello again. in the middle of a white house shakeup, president trump is significantly shifting u.s. policy on the middle east. the president welcomed israeli president trump benjamin netanyahu yesterday. he said any israeli-palestinian peace deal is okay with him, even if it leaves the palestinians without a country of their own. >> the meeting took place at a stressful moment for the white house. the president needs a new labor secretary nominee and is still working to replace general
michael flynn. margaret brennan is at the white house. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. american presidents typically set the global am f agenda for foreign policy. diplomats tell me that president trump's is still very vague. one thing that is clear is that he wants to broker a broad middle east peace deal. his own public statements may complicate that. >> my friend, prime minister kbeng min netanyahu. >> reporter: the two leaders showered each other with praise, a stark contrast to the strained relationship with president obama. president trump broke with more than two decades of u.s. policy when he said he would not insist on a two-state solution to the israeli-palestinian conflict. >> i thought for a while the two-state may be the easier of the two. honestly, if bibi and the palestinians are happy, i'm happy with the one they like the best. >> reporter: that means no longer committing to the
creation of a palestinian state, one that would exist peacefully alongside israel. a sharp warning from the palestinian official who said mr. trump is, quote, accommodating extreme and irresponsible elements in israel and in the white house. >> the israelis are going to have to show some flexibility. >> reporter: in a startlingly blunt moment, president trump did push on the prime minister. >> as far as settlements, i'd like to e zoo you hold back on settlements for a little bit. we'll work something out. i would like to see a deal be made, might be a bigger and better deal than people in this room understand. that's a possibility. let's see what we do. >> let's try. >> doesn't sound too optimistic. good negotiator. >> that's the art of the deal. >> reporter: noticeably absent from president trump's side was national security adviser
michael flynn. mr. trump asked him to resign two days ago but publicly blamed the media and intelligence community for his ouster. >> i think it's very, very unfair what's happened to general flynn, the way he was treated and the documents and papers that were illegal -- i stress that -- illegally leaked. >> reporter: president trump tweeted complaints about those leaks again this morning, vowing to catch what he called low-life leakers. now, revealing classified information is illegal, but it was records of those intercepted phone calls with the russian ambassador that revealed flynn had misled the public and other white house officials including the vice president. it was that which caused mr. trump to lose trust in flynn. now, cbs news has learned that retired admiral robert harward, former deputy centcom commander has been offered flynn's job and
is negotiating the terms on what role he would play on the national security team. the white house expects a decision by today or tomorrow. >> margaret, thank you very much. the president's comments on general flynn confirm that he and the intelligence community are still at odds. the "wall street journal" reports u.s. spies are keeping sensitive information from the president because of their, quote, deep mistrust of him. the director of national intelligence -- the national intelligence office says, quote, any suggestion that the u.s. intelligence community is withholding information and not providing the best possible intelligence to the president and his national security team is not true. republicans and democrats are calling for investigations into flynn's firing, but they disagree abiliout what to investigate. chip reid is on capitol hill with the latest on that. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. republicans want an investigation into the leaks coming from the intelligence community, but democrats are much more concerned with what's
contained in those leaks, and they want an investigation into the administration's ties to russia. >> on the flynn issue, i think we need to ask questions first -- >> reporter: on capitol hill, some republicans are reluctant to support a congressional investigation into general michael flynn's contacts with russia. >> if law enforcement thinks there needs to be an investigation based on law enforcement facts, they make that decision. we don't need more political investigation up here. >> reporter: the senate intelligence committee is already conducting an investigation into the u.s. election. democrats are calling for a separate, independent probe of the trump administration's alleged collusion with moscow. >> the intel folks are doing a good job now. i think it's bigger than the intel commission. >> reporter: a letter sent to the justice department requesting copies of the transcripts of mr. flynn's
calls. in a separate letter, 11 democrats urged jeff sessions to recuse himself and appoint special counsel to investigate what general flynn did, who knew about it and when. senate democratic leader chuck schumer is leading the charge. >> those prosecutors should not be reporting to the first senator who endorsed donald trump's campaign. >> reporter: republicans say the biggest problem is not the allegations against russia but the leaks of confidential information by the intelligence community. >> the leaks to the press are outpacing the information available to congress right now. we or operating in a situation in which we don't have all the facts. >> reporter: attorney general sessions said during his confirmation hearing said he would avoid involvement in investigation of hillary clinton because of concerns about impartiality. but he says he will not recuse himself from investigations of his administration's ties to
russia. gayle? >> chip, thank you. the new secretary of state is on his firn force trip meeting with russia's top diplomat. rex tillerson and sergey lavrov met this morning. reporters asked lavrov about the turmoil in washington. the russian foreign minister said we do not interfere in domestic matters of other countries. tillerson planned to listen to his counterpart at the two-day meeting. andrew pud ser withdrew his nomination yesterday. the decision came amid uncertainty over whether the fast food executive had enough votes to win confirmation. t"the washington post" said of 696 key positions requiring nat approval, only 12 have been confirmed. 23 are awaiting confirmation. jan crawford shows us how puzder's nomination fell apart. >> reporter: good morning. puzder faced opposition since
his appointment in december. while many trump cabinet nominees have had nary a vote, he is the first nominee not to make it through the confirmation process. andrew puzder pulled his nomination for secretary of labor following increasing pushback, not only from senate democrats, but several senate republicans. >> there would have been questions that, even if he had been able to be confirmed, would have made it difficult for him to be an effective secretary of the department of labor. >> reporter: in a statement announcing his withdrawal, puzder says i am honored to have been considered by president donald trump to put america's workers and businesses back on a path to sustainable prosperity. >> andy puzder would have made a really good labor secretary. >> reporter: puzder is the ceo of cke. allegations of workplace violations fueled intense
criticism. mr. puzder has a long record of cheating workers out of overtime. he's paid out millions of dollars to settle claims when he was caught cheating. >> reporter: at home puzder paid an undocumented immigrant in cash to do his housework, later saying he didn't know the woman was not legally qualified to work. >> he vowed revenge. he said i will see you in the gutter flr a 1997 ep poed of oprah, puzder's ex-wife accused him of domestic abuse, which she later retracted. as for puzder, the white house hasn't indicated who his replacement will be. >> jan crawford, thanks. an undocumented immigrant mother takings refuge at a
colorado church is intensifying the national debate over immigration. jeanette vizguerra skipped a scheduled meeting with u.s. immigration and customs enforcement. the mother of four feared she would be detained. barry petersen is outside the denver church. good morning, barry. >> reporter: good morning. engine net vizguerra entered this church behind me yesterday in an attempt to keep immigration officials at bay. she says she will do whatever it takes to stay in this country and keep her family together. an emotional jean net vis guerra is fighting to stay in the united states. this is not just an attack on me. it's an attack on the entire immigrant community, she said speaking from the church where she has taken refuge. if the system thinks it can break me, that it can make me kneel, the system is wrong. the mother of four entered the
united states illegally from mexico 20 years ago. in 2009 she was convicted of using a fake social security number she says she was using to work. about two years later a federal judge ordered that she be deported to mexico. she was allowed to stay on appeal during the obama administration, but her recent request was rejected. across town, protesters rallied in front of the u.s. immigration and customs enforcement headquarters. i.c.e. agents arrested hundreds of other undocumented immigrants across the country over the last three weeks. the agency has repeatedly said these raids are routine. nearly three million were deported under the obama administration. i.c.e. does not enter sensitive locations search as churches except in extreme situations related to national security, terrorism or public safety. reverend mike moran says vizguerra is welcome to stay in his church as long as is
necessary. >> deporting her to a country that she hasn't been in for 20 years, that punishment is obscene for the crime that was committed. >> reporter: vizguerra is not the first undocumented immigrant to take refuge in this church. in 2014 a mexican man lived here incredibly for nine months. he left after i.c.e. sent the church a message saying he was no longer a priority. >> thank you very much barry petersen. two more suspects arrested overnight in connection with the apparent assassination of the half brother of north korean dictator kim jong-un. cbs news has learned an autopsy revealed there were no puncture wounds to his face or head, so that discredits initial reports that assassins used poison needles. adrianna diaz is tracking this investigation from beijing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the list of suspects in this
bizarre tale just keeps growing today a 25-year-old indonesian woman was arrested along with a man suspected of being her boyfriend. they join a 28-year-old woman arrested yesterday carrying a vietnamese passport. this attack unfolded in the mid ld of kuala lumpur's busy international airport and in full view of security cameras. this woman is a suspected assassin. she was caught on security camera at kuala lumpur's airport wearing a shirt emblazoned with the letters lol. she and a second woman are suspected of attacking kim jhung nam. police say two women threw a cloth laced with liquid potentially poisoned on his face. he died en route to the hospital. one place you won't hear about the murder, north korea. kim jung unis busy marking the 75th birthday of his late father, kim jong-il.
analysts say the young dictator may have ordered the hit on his brother. he's already purged dozens of top officials including his uncle, to exert his authority. >> ultimately this is about power inside north korea. >> reporter: foreign affairs analyst ken gauze wrote a book on kim jong-un. >> he may feel emboldened to take the last steps towards consolidation of power which would include getting rid of his brother. >> reporter: he was one the country's heir apparent. from exile he criticized his younger brother. he survived an assassination attempt in 2012 and wrote a letter to his brother begging for len yen see. if north korea did in fact order his murder, it may indicate growing instability. >> why has it taken north korea so long to carry out this execution? that would suggest to me there's been some triggering factor either inside north korea or outside north korea that has led to this assassination.
>> reporter: the two women in custody have not been charged yet, but they are being held without bail for seven days. as for the autopsy, blood, urine and tissue samples are being tested for toxic substances. the results are not expected for about a week. norah? >> so fascinating, adrianna, thank you very much. the death toll from gun violence in chicago is rising. in just two days, three children were among those killed. 2-year-old lavonte white was riding in the back seat when a suspect shot into the car. investigators believe his uncle was the target of a gang attack. he also died. 11-year-old takaya holmes and 12-year-old kenari gentry bowers were hit by stray bullets over the weekend. one dying on tuesday and the other on wednesday. only one suspect has been arrested. >> so sad. >> keeps getting worse. >> storms moving through
northern california today will be a test for the recently repaired spillways at the nation's tallest dam. nearly 200,000 evacuees returned home tuesday, but many are concerned the expected rain could cause new problems at the oroville dam. people had to evacuate sunday when the damaged spillways threatened catastrophic flooding. officials say there is no immediate danger, however. an investigation is under way to find out why a plane crashed into, listen to this, a deer during a take-off in charlotte, north carolina. nearly 50 people were on board. >> we heard a loud bang and we're coming back. >> okay. somebody said it was a deer. >> the mississippi-bound american eagle flight immediately circled back to make an emergency landing yesterday. firefighters are waiting to hose down the plane because the collision caused a fuel leak. we're happy to report no one on board was hurt. the deer did not survive.
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open in each direction near vine hill road in the scotts valley area, because of a major de. good morning. it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. in the santa cruz mountains, highway 17 still has only one lane open in each direction near vine hill road in scott valley area because of a mudslide. highway 17 is the main route between san jose and santa cruz and so far there is no indication when the lanes will re-open. a sigh of relief in san francisco where a concrete slab that was leaning dangerously from the 35th floor of the construction site is secure. nearby office buildings were evacuated during yesterday's emergency on tehama street. one building is off limits still. stay with us, traffic and weather in jus t a moment. ,,,,,,,,
it is 7:28. you commuters have your work cut out for you in the east bay. oakland a chp-issued traffic alert since 4:30 this morning. it's northbound 880 at fifth avenue. it's a jackknifed big rig out there on its side and it is blocking the right lane, the three left lanes are still open traffic smoothly through the area. but behind that, that backup is all the way beyond the coliseum. so take 580 instead. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. live hi-def doppler radar, fast-moving cold front out of here, in its wake a full inch of rain. that's what's causing the problems on the roads this morning. scattered light rain showers in its wake. we have a high surf advisory in effect for the coastline. the winds continue to blow. temperatures in the 50s. south winds 10 to 20 today. temperatures in the 60s with the cloud cover. more rain slated tomorrow. rain sunday through wednesday. ,,,,,,,,
♪,,,,,,, two of the biggest names in country music, keith urban and carrie underwood, they brought the house down at sunday's grammy award. this morning another big moment for country music. it happens right here in studio 57. we are psyched about that. why? because who's coming, norah? >> lady antebellum. >> they'll join us in our next hour to reveal the nominees for 52nd academy of country music awards. i'm thinking maybe carrie and keith make that list this year. >> he's a fantastic guitarist.
>> he's from australia but you can't hear it when he sings. >> they had a great performance. welcome back to "cbs this morning." in this half hour, a new echo of the cold war close to the american homeland. the pentagon is tracking a high-tech russian spy ship near an important naval base on the east coast. how the patrol is the latest in a string of provocative russian military maneuvers. plus, the expiration labels on perishable food might have an e expiration date of their own. the grocery industry considers a change to confusing language on packages that could reduce food waste and improve safety. time to show you some of the headlines. "the washington post" reports congress approved legislation that blocks a rule to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people. the obama era rule would have prevented an estimated 75,000 people from being able to buy a firearm. gun rights groups oppose the rule. the aclu also criticized it,
saying it advanced a stereotype that people with mental disabilities are violent. >> "the new york times" has a study saying the number of extremist groups active in the u.s. is up. there were 917 groups last year according to the southern poverty law center up from 892 the year before. the number of anti-muslim groups almost tripled to 101 last year. there were 34 back in 2015. >> "the indianapolis star" reports on the search for the killer or killers of two teenaged girls in northwest indiana. two bodies that were found near a creek tuesday were identified as 13-year-old abigail williams and 14-year-old liberty german. they were reported missing the day before after they had gone hiking. police hope the public can identify a man photographed in the area that day. >> "the wall street journal" says verizon is close to a deal to cut the price of it offer for yahoo!'s core internet business.
talks restarted after yahoo! revealed a massive security breach. the original price was $4.8 billion. companies are now near a deal for $4.5 billion. a $300 mutt. nice little discount. >> there you go. the "san francisco chronicle" describes a tense emergency yesterday at a downtown construction site. a one-ton concrete wall on top of a 35-story tower came loose when a support broke. officials feeder it would fall. they closed the streets and evacuated 15 buildings in the area. it took five hours to stabilize the slab. some members of congress are sounding the alarm about a russian spy ship sailing off the connecticut coast. they say the vessel, the victor lee november, may be collecting information on a u.s. naefl base. new london is the main submarine facility on the east coast and home port for 15 nuclear
another instance of russian provocation. at about 300 feet long, the ship was built for spying. the ship's sophisticated surveillance equipment can intercept radar, radio, and other electronic signals. >> it's not there because it enjoys the connecticut coastline in the winter. it is collecting information apparently because it wants to spy on our military. >> reporter: the vessel set sail from cuba and was spotted tuesday about 70 miles off delaware. u.s. territorial waters extends just 12 miles from the mainland. yesterday it was said to be within 30 miles of new london. its route would have taken it
past several navy major installations but the director of the russian maritime studies institute doubt the ship picked up a lot of sensitive information. >> when we know that that vessel is in range, it's highly unlikely that we are using radio or radar waves or any other kind of electronic l l communications that this ship could pick um. >> reporter: the ship has traveled up the atlantic coast before in 2014 and 2015. it was also docked in havana in 2015 when the first high-level u.s. delegation made its historic trip to cuba. >> we know they're doing it. they know that we know that they're doing it. >> reporter: it's the late nest an alarming string of incidents involving russian military. last week a group of russian jets buzzed a u.s. destroyer in the black sea. and the u.s. accused russia of secretly deploying cruise missiles capable of carrying a nuclear warhead, in violation of a major arms control treaty. >> this russian spy ship may be
just part of a testing of a new administration, which has b planes and satellites to gather their military intelligence. norah? >> thank you so much. new research suggests doctors may be able to predict autism at an age when treatment is more effective. it means diagnoses may be possible in the first year of life instead of the current range of 2 to 4 years. researchers performed brain scans on babies considered high risk because they have an older sibling with the disorder. 81% of babies with abnormal brain development later developed autism. our dr. dr. david agus joins us
from los angeles. good morning. >> good morning, norah. >> doctor, this sounds like a breakthrough. what exactly did these brain scans show? >> well, they took children and actually did it at night when they were sleeping and put them in an florida. -- mri. part of the brain got thicker, what you see, here, and smell, but they could see the changes that then correlated to alzheimer's at 6 months rather than waiting till they're symptomatic at age 2 to 4. >> will this be routine screening for high-risk studies? a it's an early study so it needs to be validated but it's not scaleable. an mri is difficult. waiting for a child to fall asleep and put them in a machine with all this banging, an expensive test, is probably not the way we'll diagnose alzheimer's -- autism, but it gives us hope we'll intervene in this disease earlier. >> what are the odds of having
autism? >> the united statesitis about 1 in 68. if you have a sibling, that order is significantly higher, on the order of 12 to 15. >> why is it higher for sibli s siblings? >> because we think there's a genetic opponent to alzheimer's. >> autism. >> and we'll learn more going forward. >> we were talking about autism. why is that early detection so important? >> early detection in autism is very important because if you intervene starting at 6 months there's some data that you can have a better outcome later in the children. so we want to push earlier, diagnose earlier so, hopefully we can push them in the right direction for brain development and they can have a life that's actually a more compatible with speaking and interacting by that early intervention. >> are you learning anything from the study on how to treat autism? >> i think we're learning something in that we now have something to follow if we put in some of these treatments,
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bring it home. if your food reaches the sell-by date, does that mean you have to throw it away? and if you're past the best by date, does that mean it's no longer edable? >> sometimes i think it's confusing because you know the sell by but not use by. if they would stick to one thing on every product, that would be way easier. >> reporter: two of the nation es largest grocery store tray groups agree. according to the food marketing institute and the grocery manufacturers association, consumers are confronted with more than ten different date labels on packages. they've announced a joint effort with retailers to adopt a new industry standard of just two labels, best if used by for quality and use by for products that are highly perishable or have a food safety concern over time. >> there's always this habit of going to the back of the shelf and taking the mill k with a da that's the further out. this will help consumer know when that date matters.
>> we have strong support throughout the industry for this streamlined initiative. it's an example of the food industry really stepping up and stepping forward to address a consumer challenge. >> reporter: the new label guidelines are voluntarily, but giant retailer walmart is already on board. it says it supports the effort to simplify consumers' lives and reduce food waste. the natural resources defense council says millions of americans are throwing out good food because they believe it's not safe to eat after the date on the package. >> we waste about 40% of the food we produce. the single most cost effective solution is standardizing and clarifying date labels. >> reporter: the trade groups think the new labels will be adopted by next summer. they think not only will it save food but it will actually save you money because you won't be throwing away food that's perfectly good that you could be eating, norah. >> really good idea, jamie. thank you. >> anything to clear that up. it gets confusing. >> waste less, absolutely.
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working to find a permanent fix - to stabilize a 2- thousand-pound concrete platform that good morning, it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. today crews in san francisco are working to find a permanent fix to stabilize a 2,000-pound concrete platform that could have dropped from a high-rise. multiple buildings were evacuated after the slab was seen leaning on the 35th floor of 33 tehama street. chavez supermarket in the bay area and stores across the u.s. are taking part in a day without immigrants. today, immigrants are encouraged to skip class and work to show the trump administration how their labor affects our economy. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
northbound 880 at fifth avenue is an overturned big rig out there still blocking the right lanes. the three left lanes are open. traffic moving smoothly through the area of the crash. but behind it, you are in trouble. that traffic is all the way well beyond 98th avenue and that's 238 in san leandro. so if you want to avoid this, which i suggest you do, go ahead and consider 580 westbound to get to where you're going. moving over now to the bay bridge toll plaza, if you are heading into downtown san francisco, you got traffic backed up into the maze and also high winds across there so make sure you're driving safely with both hands on the wheel, roberta? >> it is amazing, nearly an inch of rain has fallen throughout much of the bay area as a cold front swept through between 3 to 5 a.m. leaving in its wake numerous scattered showers according to our live hi-def doppler radar. keep that umbrella handy. high surf advisory in place as well mostly cloudy. temperatures are in the 50s. the winds are still gusting up to 21 in santa rosa. so we have high temperatures today in the 60s with the
♪ good morning to the strewvi in the west. welcome back to cbs this morning. more real news ahead including the ceo of etsy in studio 57. the online marketplace sells millions of handmade goods. now, etsy wants to break into the $45 million craft supply industry. we'll find out here. here's today's eye opener at 8:00. >> he wants to broker a middle east deal, but public statements may complicate that. >> republicans want an investigation into the leak. democrats are concerned what was contained in the leaks. >> many nominees had narrow votes, but he's the first not to
make it in the confirmation process. >> the list of suspects in the bizarre tale keeps growing, the attack in the middle of international airport in full view of security cameras. storms moving through northern california today will be a test for the recently repaired spillway at the nation's tallest dam. >> this is still an emergency situation. >> located just over the horizon 40 miles out to sea. that presence is just the latest in the series of russian provoction. german shepherd won best in show, a huge honor that the dog had no idea it received. >> if it's true, rumor is named after adele's song, rumor, so name the second dog, lemonade. >> charlie is off and recovering
nicely. president trump is breaking with more than two decades of u.s. policy suggesting middle east peace may not involve a two-state solution. that would mean no longer committing the u.s. to have a future palestinian state that would exist peace through along israel. >> i'm looking at two state and one state and i like the one that both parties like. i'm very happy with the one that both parties like. i can live with either one. >> you can hear netanyahu laughing in the background. palestinian official hannan ash wary responded a situation of perpetual occupation would only generate greater extremism and violence in the region and beyond. the two-state solution is a long-standing policy of the u.s. and has global consensus as a basic requirement for peace. >> president trump did tell israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu at the white house yesterday that he should scale back building settlements on palestinian land. >> i'd like to see you hold back on settlements for a little bit.
we'll work something out, but i would like to see a deal be made. i think a deal will be made. it might be a bigger and better deal than people in this room even understand. that's a possibility. so let's see what we do. >> a start. >> doesn't sound too optimistic, but that's okay. good negotiator. >> that's the art of the deal. >> after the meeting, netanyahu reportedly said that he is willing to examine reining in settlement construction. >> the president also defended ousted national security adviser michael flynn just a day after asking for his resignation because of an issue over trust. flynn misled white house officials about contacts he had with the russian ambassador before the inauguration. president trump lashed out at those who leaked the contents of flynn's communications and said flynn wud treated unfairly. the president also tweeted this morningenings "the spotlight has
finally been put on the lowlife leakers. they will be caught." during the campaign, mr. trump had a different take on leaks. >> this just came out. this just came out. wikileaks. i love wikileaks. and i said write a couple of them down. hillary admitted -- this is a beauty -- during one of these secret speeches -- amazing how nothing's secret today when you talk about the internet. no. >> cbs news senior national security analyst fran townsend said the number of leaks is stunning. >> the very people who are pointing to the importance of these leaks in terms of the revealing flynn's potential activity with the russians and are applauding it are the same people who were crying foul from wikileaks and snowden and bradley manning. and you can't have it both ways. i come back to this is why we keep secrets.
>> townsend, who was president george w. bush's homeland security adviser, also said investigating russian influence in the trump administration will now be more difficult. she says people will worry that anything they tell investigators will become public. the fbi is already investigating russian ties of some former trump campaign officials including onetime campaign manager paul manafort. the name of carter page, a former policy adviser on russia, has also come up. jeff pegues has more. >> reporter: former trump campaign chairman paul manafort is flatly denying contacting anyone associated with the russian government and former adviser carter page calls allegations that he or the campaign coordinated with russian opera tichs complete hi fabricated by paid consultants and private investigators. >> i've only said hello to a few russian officials over the course of the last year or so. >> reporter: carter page, a former trump foreign policy
adviser, and the founder of an energy investment firm with business interest in russia, says he was not in regular contact with russian officials during the 2016 campaign. in july 2016, ahead of the republican convention, page gave a policy speech in moscow that drew scrutiny and later questions about his ties to the trump campaign. >> i made very clear that i was not in moscow as a representative of the trump campaign. >> reporter: the fbi and u.s. intelligence agencies are looking into whether trump campaign officials and other associates had repeated contact with and coordinated with russian intelligence before the election. also included in the fbi's investigation former trump campaign chairman paul manafort. both page and manafort say they have not bp contacted by the fbi about being the target of an investigation. >> the role of the fbi is to find out what's real. >> reporter: former assistant director of the fbi.
he says it's too soon to draw conclusions. >> the notion that there is suspicion there or that somebody that the fbi is looking into connections doesn't mean there are connections. it certainly doesn't mean there are nefarious connections. it could mean on its face the fbi is looking into it. >> reporter: law enforcement sources confirmed earlier this week that fbi agents had interviewed former national security adviser mike flynn last month. according to the defense intelligence agency, flynn's security clearance has been suspended as investigators look into his ties to russian officials. norah? >> jeff, thank you so much. dozens of restaurants and businesses from new york to los angeles plan to stay closed today as part of a nationwide protest called a day without immigrants. slen ti chef jose andres is one of many restaurateurs supporting the action. he is being sued by president trump for booking out of a deal to open a restaurant in mr. trump's washington, d.c., hotel. the action calls for immigrants not to go to work, not to open
up their byes, and not to buy anything. the protest is in response to the president's immigration policies. online marketplace is expanding after racking up more than 27 million buyers around the world. the ceo of the company, chad dickerson, a lot of people there, but that's chad in the toyota green room to share how the company is trying to take on craft supplies. if you recognize,,,,
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buyers in almost every country. 40 million vintage and hand made items are for sale on etsy.com. this week they announced its move into the $43 billion craft supply industry with its latest creation etsy studio. the website launches in april and will be dedicated to selling craft supplies to both experts and amateurs. and it will offer around 8 million products for sale and feature project tutorials. etsy's ceo chad dickerson joins us now. good morning. >> good morning. great to be here. >> you're basically taking on craft supply stores like michael's or joanne's. are from what i read you said there was basically no joy in that marketplace. >> absolutely. when we look at the craft supplies marketplace wely baked. if you're a crafter, and anthony, i don't know if you make things or not --
>> television. i make television. >> even you, if you're a beginning crafter, you can go to etsy studio to launch it and find a beginner's project and make something with your family over the weekend. it's in a very joyful environment. >> your plan is to have 8 million products available on etsy studio. who will be providing these products? >> yes. we have hundreds of thousands of craft supply sellers really around the world who will be providing those products, and the great thing about buying on etsy studio when we launch in april is you'll be buying from a small business somewhere around the world. so you'll be supporting an individual typically and our seller base is largely women, about 87% women. >> i want to talk about the joy you said because i'm definitely an amateur. i went to michael's once and bought a colored pipe cleaner. i have no -- i really have no skills. when you talk about the joy, what do you mean by that? what is it about that gives you joy doing this? >> so we really believe that every person including you,
gayle -- >> i don't believe you, chad. >> -- has a sense of creativity inside them and that sense of creativity brings joy. when you come to etsy studio you'll see beautiful photographs of the merchandise -- >> are people teaching you how to do it? >> we have tutorials that will teach you how to do it. i believe in you, gayle. you can do it. etsy studio can help anyone to do a short weekend project or something longer. for example, this might be surprising, i'm a ceo, but i'm learning how to quilt. >> are you? >> you could learn how to make more necklaces. >> no. that would make her very happy. >> you were telling me before that you worked for cnn in the '90s. >> i did. >> there's hope for the rest of us. >> what did you do at cnn? >> i worked in early websites. >> right. >> so where did this idea come from? >> etsy really came from the craft fairs you see walking around neighborhoods even today.
>> it's people selling pooerm their craft items. >> we have 1.7 million sellers around the world, 27 million active buyers. >> what made you believe this could work as a website? >> what we really saw in 2005 was this community that you see when you see offline craft fairs, you see people buying and selling from each other, spending time with each other, admiring each other's craft, that you could bring that experience online and that local feel of standing across the table from swunl you can rep hi kate online and connect people across the world. >> how do you rebut some of the criticism with esty selling these mass manufactured products that will take sort of this home-spun image away from etsy. >> we don't allow mass manufactured products on etsy. we do allow people to use third-parties to do things like jewelry testing, which is a very expensiv expensive, difficult, even dangerous part of jewelry making. so everything on etsy has to be
created by the creator themselves. >> what does etsy stand for? >> etsy really means whatever you want it to be. we have a tradition in the company of when anyone asks we make up a different answer. >> make up one for today. what is it today? >> the best answer that we have is there's a section of film 8 1/2 from one of the character says etsy, and it sounded really good and that's where it came from. pit's a great website. >> thank you. >> continue gralts to you. chad dickerson is the ceo of etsy. actor ashton kutcher says he's found his real calling. ahead, the very serious message he delivered on capitol hill yesterday. and later, roman ruins 2,000 years old are brought back to life through virtual reyal pi. how renaissance art and computer programmers combined to create it. hi, thanks for coming. this year, chevy received more j.d. power initial quality awards than any other car brand. i'm very, very impressed.
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♪ right now, time to show you some of this morning's headline, and, yes, earlier than usual so we can bring you the top nominees for the acm awards. the los angeles times reports that time warner shareholders approved the plan to sell the company to at&t for nearly $85.5 billion. the deal would combine time warner's media assets like hbo,
cnn, and warner brothers with wire and wireless networks and directv. the merger must be approved by the justice department. washington post reports on actor ashton kutcher testifying in the senate about ending modern slavery. >> this is about the time i start talking about politics that the internet trolls tell me to stick to my day job, so i'd like to talk about my day job. my day job is as the chairman and co-founder of thorn. we built software to fight human trafficking in the sexual exploitation of children. that's our core mission. my other day job is that of the father of two, a two month old and a 2-year-old. >> a son and daughter, kutcher considers his work with thorn to be his real calling. >> he's done a great job. >> starch ledger of new jersey has an update. the cardinal is letting two
fifth grade girls rejoin their catholic youth organization basketball team. the arch diocese ruled the team had to drop the girls, but the boys for them, refeesed to play unless they were brought back. >> love that story. >> so proud of the boys on the team. >> me too. >> happy with the cardinal there. >> the new york times says scientists think they learn why exercise promotes heart health saying workouts boost protein levels and genetic activity in the cardiac cells of mice. the researchers say that explains why moving around slows the ageing of heart muscles. muscles. country supergroup lady antebellum is about to share some big news. you isle definitely want to hear it. the trio will help us reveal the top nominees for the 52nd academy of country music awards only on "cbs this morning." i was thinking gayle and i might also have a duet of "need you
now." >> i'm game. the danger of a catastrophic failure at the oroville dam appears to be over -- despite the latest round of storms arriving in the bay area. i'm kenny choi. the danger of a catastrophic failure at the oroville dam appears to be over despite the latest round of storms arriving in the bay area. crews have been working around the clock to shore up the damaged spillways. the water is now 26 feet below emergency levels. closing time could come later at your favorite watering hole. state senator scott weiner's new bill would allow local governments to allow bars to close at 4 a.m. instead of 2 a.m. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ou hit 300,000 miles. or here, when you walked away without a scratch. maybe it was the day your baby came home.
good morning. we have eye traffic alertwe have a traffic alert alert northbound 880 at fifth avenue. it's an overturned big rig blocking now the two right lanes so the two left lanes are open. but look at that damage there. a lot of red arrows heading there on northbound 880. that traffic is backed up all the way to 238 in san leandro. so if you want to avoid this, go ahead and jump on 580. but that's jammed as well, 22 miles per hour on westbound 580. so if you want to take bart, that would be a good idea.
guess what, we have a ten- minute delay systemwide. here's roberta. fast-moving cold front left in its wake over an inch of rain in many neighborhoods. good morning, it's live, it's our hi-def doppler radar in its wake numerous scattered showers. that would be the scenario throughout the day today under mostly cloudy skies. right now a few raindrops on the lens as we look towards the transamerica pyramid. temperatures are currently into the 50s and later today, we'll top off with high temperatures upper 50s and low 60s. the winds will blow out of the southwest, 10 to 20 miles per hour after peaking earlier today. 38 to 41. i want to walk you through the next several days because this is storm number one. tonight mostly cloudy with a chance of rain. friday rain in the morning. locally heavy during the afternoon. breezy winds. kicking up to 30 miles per hour. rain friday, rain sunday through wednesday. ,,,,,,,,
welcome back to "cbs this morning." multiplatinum country music trio, of course lady antebellum, has a long history of success. the seven-time grammy award winners have sold more than, listen to this, 18 million albums, thank you very much, and have ernled nine number-one hits. so only on "cbs this morning" we love when we can say that and say it again, only on "cbs this morning," lady antebellum joins us to reveal the top nominees for the 52nd academy of country music awards. those awards honor the biggest names and talent in country music. >> thanks, charles. >> i'm going to chemothat. >> little souvenir? >> little souvenir. >> your wife has excellent
tastes. good morning to you guys. >> good morning. >> hillary, start us off with the male vocalist of the year nominee. >> okay. male vocalist of the year nominees are jason alldean, dirks bentley, thomas rhett, who's also going to be a daddy this year, big year for you, chris stapleton, and keith urban. >> that's an all-star cast. up next, number two, female vocalist of the year. charles? >> i'm an expert in this. first off, kelsey ballerini, she's going on tour with us this year. yeah. going on tour with us in may. miranda lambert. >> yay. >> marin morris. casey musgraves. and of course carrie underwood. >> that's a tough crowd. >> congratulations. the third category is entertainer of the year. >> this is the big one. jason aldean. luke bryan. good buddy from georgia.
florida georgia line. carrie underwood. and keith urban. >> wow. >> wow. >> fourth category, vocal duo of the year, sorry you're not eligible because there are three of you. hillary, who are the nominees? >> they are big and rich, brothers osborne, dan and shay, florida georgia line, and matty and tae. >> has anything stood out to you you go i know x is going to win? they're all so good. and you're probably friend with them too. >> yeah. really proud of -- brothers osborne has had a breakout year. glad to see those guys in there. >> so has marin morris. i really think it's her year this year. we have one more. this is vocal group of the year. let's see eli young band, little big town, old dominion, rascal flatts, and one more -- who is it? >> have we heard of this band? >> lady antebellum!
>> yay! >> that would have been a big disappointment. >> whooo! >> is it sad to say i'm going to root for you guys? this is so exciting. one, i think country music singers are the nicest, nicest people. we talk about that -- don't you think, anthony? you cover music a lot. and i know you can't stereotype, but really, you guys and your industry are something else. you remember what it was like when you won your first award in this category? >> yes. acm was the first award we ever won. >> what was that night like? >> oh my gosh. i just remember never -- i was always crying. >> look at you. >> oh, wow. >> we were babies. i cried the whole night. >> need a haircut. >> for every award show my wife always called me like interrupting cow guy, come in and interrupt -- >> dave, you were rocking the beatle look. >> i mean, that was. >> that was in 2008.
>> that was our first award. >> amazing it's been that long already. i can't believe it. >> you know what's funny, now, too, it's 2012 and we're all married, we each have a kid each and life on the road is definitely different. it's become earlier mornings than it youed to be, but it's really fun. we take our families on the road a lot with us and it really is a family out there. eisley's little daughter is 3. all the crew guys, she gets -- >> greets everybody in the morning. she's like the mayor. >> and another one coming up in may? >> we're going on tour. we have kelsey ballerini coming out with us. >> great lineup. >> and bret young. she's he's having a huge start. >> we kick off in california in bakersfield the end of may, may 26th, and six country, three continents, going all over the world. >> first time in south africa. >> hope you get to go on a safari while you're there. you've already released "you look good" from that album.
the thing that strikes me, their horns. i never think of lady antebellum and horns. nice mixture. whotz idea was that? was it yours, hillary? >> were they resisting? >> yes. >> it's funny, too, because you're like country music, what are they going to think about horns? if you go back to johnny cash, he has ones all over. i don't know. it really made the song. >> i think so too. but last year you all did separate projects. when i heard you were going to do that, i went uh-oh, this is the beginning of the emd, they're not coming back together. was that a trial run or no, not really? >> no. >> there was never a way we were not going to reconvene. it was just we had worked for so many years, nine years almost, nonstop, we kind of wanted a breath to spend time with our families and pursue a couple of passion projects always knowing we would come right back to where we started. >> what's the best part of going to a big awards night?
>> i think seeing friends. we really truly are best friends with all these artists. little big town, luke bryan, all of them. it is a funny thing, like a little reunion. it's the only time you get to see each other because you're always on the road. >> you're all in different parts of the country. >> luke barely answer my phone calls. >> when you're not listening to your own music or your friends, are there other genres that you like? >> i love bruno mars, justin timberlake. >> ed sheeran. love him. we're fans of really all genres of music. we grew up with a ton of influence. >> when you hear another artist release a great song, do you have like -- some musicians say there's like a combination of adoration and envy. >> oh, yeah. i mean, i remember when little big town released "girl crush," i thought it was such a bold statement and when i'd see them -- i'd text carrie and say
i'm so proud and envious of you guys having the gummings to put something like that out there. and it does. it makes you kind of go, hey, man, let's stop being scared to say save something and make a statement. >> it spurious on. >> it does. when you hear a great song, "die a happy man" that thomas rhett put out. i remember being on a beach and a wedding in the distance, that was their first dance and i texted thomas, and i said you know you've made it when it's a first dance song. >> what's the story behind "need you now"? >> oh, man. >> who was drunk? >> that's a place we've all been at some point, but i think one of coolest things is hearing what other people's interpretations are because we've been in meet and greets and the fans are, like, my husband's deploy and this song just brings us together. or it's about, you know, a past relationship that you just can't quite get over, you know? so i think that's one of the
coolest things about music, they kind of make it their own. >> good luck this year. >> so glad to have you guys here. >> my favorite lady antebellum song "heart of the world." if you had to pick one, could you? >> it ee's hard. >> so happy for you guys. congratulations on your new home. where ares on sunday, april 2nd, at 8:00, 7:00 central on cbs. visitors to ancient sites in rome can now be transported back in time with the help of new technology. >> imagine in ancient times this room was filled with brilliant, colorful marble and this view out onto the city. now it is possible to see thanks to virtual reality. we'll have that story coming up on "cbs this morning.",,
a truck driver in kazakhstan got a startling request for directions from the pilot of a military helicopter. the chopper touched down right in the middle of the highway. the pilot can be seen saluting and shaking the driver's hand. he reportedly asked for directions to the nearest town then took off. the country's defense ministry later said it was part of a
planned exercise for crews to visually determine their location using tactics that included human survey. wow. >> don't see something like that every day. coming up, technology is helping ancient rome come back to life. visitors at historic sites thousands of years old can now use virtual reality headsets to see what they looked like. digital artists use renaissance-era art to re-create the relics. seth doane is inside the ancient underground ruins in rome and how tourists can see what's no longer there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. take a look at this. this space was once above ground. the grand home of emperor nero and considered one of the most magnificent palaces ever built. its name means the golden house. it's hard to imagine that it was once colorful and flooded with light. but now modern technology is allowing tourists to peer into
the past. 2,000 years ago this labyrinth now under the city of rome was the sprawling home of emperor nero, stretching the size of three football fields. today tourists can explore it, but the colors, light, and opulence of this ancient roman villa were unimaginable until this month, when visitors could start using virtual reality glasses. >> the room looked out centrally onto one of the two pantagonal courtyards. >> tom papa is viz guerraing from new york. >> you always try to imagine in your mind what it must have been like and this helps tremendously. >> reporter: virtual reality brings to life the grand architecture, rich colors, and opulent walls inlaid with precious gemstones. all of it had been lost for centuries. >> this entire room was filled with soil like this. >> yes. and spaces and other rooms --
completely filled. we know now -- >> reporter: alessandro, the chief archaeologist here, explained how this place was buried following emperor nero's death. >> in the ancient historiogra y historiography, he was depicted as monster. >> reporter: a monster. the emperor's massive compound was covered over. it was forgotten about for nearly 1,500 years until renaissance artists tunneled down into what they believed was an ancient roman cave. >> painters during renaissance times would come through -- >> reporter: that hole? >> yes. >>. >> reporter: and discovered it. >> yes. >> reporter: the marvelous frescos they saw influenced art for centuries and their paintings of the site would become a roadmap for a much later generation of digital artists. >> nothing is invented. nothing is invented. every part of the reconstruction
has a scientific base. we have the gold -- >> reporter: raphael is an architect and graphic designer whose company painstakingly created the virtual reality show. >> and you recognize from the shape, this really strange shape here, we have this strange shape here. >> reporter: you go back to these renaissance paintings to re-create what this looked like. >> yes. >> reporter: and then transition to here digitally. >> yes. >> reporter: it's italy so of course his studio has its own frescoed ceiling. working from the town of amelia, outside rome, designers used the graphically rich technology of video games to virtually transport tours inside the ancient palace to see its grandeur, its colorful marble, and sweeping views of rome. you look down at the grass and the grass is moving in the wimd. >> it's fun, yeah. i saw a lot of children that
tried to -- >> touch the grass. it looks life like. >> yes. >> reporter: the city of rome has used technology to reimagine several tourist sites including the forums of cesar and augustus, where history is illuminated through lasers and light shows projected on the ruins. >> through the bitter reality you can understand how this spaces were in the past. >> reporter: francesco was the one who pushed to use virtual reality here. >> it is something that nobody can imagine before. >> reporter: it's interesting, this concept of using modern technology to understand ancient history. >> to get closer to the things of the ape chent past, the only way is to use technology. >> reporter: the architecture and paintings here influence d e
the likes of michelangelo and raphael. excavation work continues. there is still another 30% of this palace to be unearthed. >> wow. that is just stunning. >> i think so too. >> technology is amazing, isn't it? you think, okay, i need to do something with my life. >> absolutely. >> thank you, seth doane, reporting from oh, my. >> that's some caring dad right there. and tomorrow we take you behind the scenes of the hit tv drama called "homeland." have you heard of it? with the xfinity tv app,
this is going to make you smile. these are dedicated fathers proving they'll do just about anything to show their daughters how much they love them. philadelphia dads joined them for a special valentine's ballet class. some even wore tutus as they tried to make their leaps and turns as graceful as possible. these videos became an online sensation and together they have now been viewed more than 20 million times. that's when you know you have a cool dad. >> i think i saw some of my moves in there. >> where's your tutu?
in san francisco, where a concrete slab... that was leaning dangerously from the 35th floor of a construction site... is now secure. it's 8:55. i'm kenny choi. a sigh of relief in san francisco where a concrete slab that was leaning dangerously from the 35th floor of a construction site is now secure. nearby office buildings were evacuated during yesterday's emergency on tehama street. officials are now working on a permanent fix. in the santa cruz mountains, highway 17 still has only one lane open in each direction near vine hill road in the scotts valley area because of a major mudslide. highway 17 of course is the main route between san jose and santa cruz. so far, there's no indication of when the lanes will re-open. supermarkets in the bay area and businesses nationwide are taking part in a day without immigrants. today immigrants are encouraged to skip work and school to show the trump administration how
we have yet to wake up from the traffic nightmare in oakland. let's take a look northbound 880 at fifth avenue an overturned big rig. crews are out there with not one but two big rig tow trucks are working out there to try to upright this vehicle but again the two right lanes are blocked. so you have backups to 238 in san leandro and if you want to
see further what i'm talking about look at that gridlock into downtown oakland. so avoid that, take 580 with slowdowns there and take bart which has 10-minute delays. rockridge bart station has a 20- minute delay. i'll send it to you. >> all right, roqui. thank you. good morning, everybody. our live hi-def doppler radar suggests that that front was so fast moving, it's already out of the central valley. it's providing snow in the greater lake tahoe area. but we'll see a scattered light shower today. see, there it goes. whipping, slicing through the bay area producing up to an inch and a quarter of rain throughout many locations especially north of that right there of the golden gate bridge. cloud cover lingers some blue skies. this is rainbow weather. look at the breeze with that flag on the fly. temperatures are in the 50s right now going to highs pretty much upper 50s and low 60s. 63 degrees in redwood city. and 65 towards clayton. meanwhile, we'll have another storm by the morning commute tomorrow. rain friday, rain sunday through wednesday. ,,,,,,,,
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