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thanks for watching. ♪[ music ] ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is wednesday, april 19th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." breaking news. former nfl star aaron hernandez is found dead inside his prison cell. he committed suicide while serving time for murder. president trump claims victory in a georgia house race seen as a referendum on his presidency. and new information reveals china gave ivanka trump's company a boost while its president visited mar-a-lago. and fox news is reportedly ready to cut ties with bill o'reilly over sexual harassment allegations. his future could hang on a disagreement inside rupert murdoch's family. but we begin with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds.
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>> former new england patriots tight end aaron hernandez found dead in his prison cell. >> hernandez was currently serving a life sentence without parole. >> aaron hernandez commits suicide overnight. >> to see it end this way is definitely a tragic event. >> i'm just at a loss for words. >> it's victory for the ages. >> a closely watched special congressional election in georgia is headed for a runoff. >> north korea aired footage that imagines missiles engulfing america in flames. >> how concerned should americans be about a thermonuclear war. >> you always have to be concerned. you don't know exactly who you're dealing with. >> three people were shot to death in frizz knesno, californe gunman was arrested at the scene. >> we believe it is a hate crime. definitely a hate crime. the nationwide search is over for a suspect who killed a cleveland man. >> steve stephens shot himself during a police chase in pennsylvania. >> former president george h.w.
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bush is recovering at a texas hospital from a mild case of pneumonia. a spokesman says he is in good spirits. >> heavy rains left one texas town inundated in water. several homes and cars were flooded after storms passed through. >> all that -- >> hang on tight, fellow earthlings. a huge asteroid is flying right next to the earth. >> oh, man, how loud does that sound? >> and all that matters. >> is it your face, the hair, the hands. >> it's totally a caricature, i'm going left eyebrow up, right eyebrow down, shove your face out and you're trying to suck the chrome off the fender of a chrome. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the deadline for americans to file their taxes has come and gone. >> the only thing certain in >> it's the day that all americans but one release their tax records. it's a big deal. >> this morning's eye opener is
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presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." we begin with breaking news. former nfl star aaron hernandez committed suicide overnight in a massachusetts prison. prison officials say the former new england patriots tight end was found in his cell and pronounced dead at a hospital. >> hernandez had just been acquitted friday in a 2012 double killing. he was already serving a life sentence for a murder in 2013. tony is here with the breaking story. good morning. >> good morning. the former new england patriots star was found hanging in his cell shortly after 3:00 a.m. this morning. according to a statement from the massachusetts department of corrections, officers who found him tried life-saving techniques and he was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead an hour later. they say the 27-year-old hernandez hanged himself using a bed sheet he attached to his cell window. he attempted to block the door
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with a number of items in his room and the police are still investigating. his death comes just five days after a jury cleared hernandez of a double murder in boston in 2012. he appeared emotional in court after the verdict was handed down. however, hernandez was already serving a life sentence without parole for the murder of odin lloyd in 2013. the news of hernandez' death comes as his former team, the new england patriots, are headed to the white house today to celebrate their super bowl victory with president trump. gayle. >> thank you, tony. a georgia congressional race that democrats tried to turn into a referendum on president trump is still up for grabs this morning. the two top vote getters, democrat jon ossoff and republican karen handel will have a runoff election in june. ossoff won 48% of the vote after getting millions of dollars from democrats all around the country. president trump repeatedly tweeted against ossoff yesterday. he ended by calling the outcome a big "r" win with runoff in georgia. glad to be of help.
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the 11 republican candidates combined got more votes than ossoff did, but he told supporters they had shattered expectations. nancy cordes is following the special election in georgia. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. democrats were hoping to use this race to show that they are pushing back successfully on donald trump and they threw everything they had at it. millions of dollars, armies of volunteers. while they certainly got very close in this gop district, they are going to have to settle for that runoff in june. >> y'all ready to flip the 6? >> reporter: standing in front of an energetic room of democrats, jon ossoff delivered what sounded like a victory speech. >> there is no doubt that this is already a victory for the ages. >> reporter: but the 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and former congressional aide failed to flip the 6 tuesday night. he'll have another shot in june. >> we reject fear and scapegoating and division.
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that we choose to love one another and to make things happen and to win. >> reporter: georgia's 6th district, located in the suburbs north of atlanta, is a gop stronghold. the seat has been in republican hands since 1979, held first by newt gingrich for 20 years and then by secretary of health and human services tom price for the last 11. >> there he is. >> reporter: karen handel is hoping to keep it that way. the former georgia secretary of state escaped a crowded republican field and finished secretary to ossoff, securing her spot in the runoff. president trump weighed in on the race on twitter and in robo calls. >> if you don't vote tomorrow, ossoff will raise your taxes, destroy your health care, and flood our country with illegal immigrants. >> reporter: but last night when she was asked about getting more help from the president, handel hesitated. >> he's the republican president so of course he has a vested interest in making sure that a republican holds the seat. >> do you want him to campaign for you? >> well, again, i'm going to
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figure all that out tomorrow. >> reporter: both sides are declaring victory this morning. democrats say they nearly nabbed what should be a safe gop seat while republicans point out that they held off ossoff despite his $8 million war chest, forcing him into a runoff where he won't have the benefit of 11 republican candidates all splitting the republican vote. >> all right, to be continued for sure. thank you, nancy. while people were voting in georgia, the president traveled to wisconsin, a state that was hugely important for him back in november. he visited a tool manufacturer to sign an executive order that he calls buy american, hire american. it carried a message aimed at his blue collar supporters, but that message also contradicts decisions the president made when he was ceo of the trump organization. major garrett is at the white house with the difference between president trump and businessman trump. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. president trump does have a problem when it comes to preaching buy american, hire american. it's the same problem he had as
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a candidate, which of course means it can be overcome. and the problem is this. when it comes to this issue, mr. trump's history can best be described as do as i say, not as i do. >> buy american and hire american. >> reporter: president trump traveled to wisconsin to draw attention to an executive order that reinforces existing law to make certain federal dollars give priority to american-made goods. >> we're going to do everything in our power to make sure that more products are stamped with those wonderful words, "made in the usa." >> reporter: the president's america first rhetoric does not match the reality of business practices that made him millions. many trump branded products are manufactured overseas. trump eyeglasses made in china. items from the trump home collection, made in china. >> now, where were these made? >> reporter: and trump ties, well, david letterman asked about those in 2012.
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>> the ties are made in where, china? the ties are made in china. >> reporter: many outfits sold under the name of daughter and now white house aide ivanka are also manufactured abroad. mainly in china. ivanka trump no longer runs the company. >> we believe jobs must be offered to american workers first. >> reporter: the executive order also targets the h-1b visa program which allows companies to hire skilled foreign labor. the white house argues that program undercuts american workers. mr. trump has used the visa program to hire foreign workers at his properties for many years. just two months ago, he applied for an h-2b visa for foreign national services at his golf club outside new york city. in 2015, we asked about then candidate trump's routine hiring of seasonal foreign workers at mar-a-lago.
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>> impossible to hire american workers? >> it's very hard. either they're not qualified and one other thing, it's a seasonal job. >> reporter: in that interview, mr. trump told me he had done everything he could to hire american workers but they simply did not want a seasonal job that only lasted a few months. critics argue if he raised his wages at mar-a-lago, those jobs would be more attractive to workers instead of ones from romania and haiti that he tends to hire. vice president mike pence issued a new warning to north korea overnight. he said, quote, the sword stands ready to meet any threat. pence spoke to hundreds of u.s. and japanese sailors on the "uss ronald reagan" aircraft carrier in japan. he said any response to north korea would be overwhelming and effective. and he repeated all options are on the table. north korean state tv showed video of a mock missile attack on the united states. footage released yesterday shows missiles raining down on an american city and exploding in a massive fire ball. an american flag can be seen
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engulfed in flames. the video was unveiled during a musical performance celebrating the birthday of north korea's founder. that is propaganda, pure and simple. >> it's startling to see people clapping with the american flag burning. former president george h.w. bush is recovering in a texas hospital this morning from another bout with pneumonia. he had a recurrence of the illness that he battled earlier this year. the 92-year-old was admitted for observation on friday when he could not get rid of a persistent cough. om omwmar villafrana is there. >> reporter: the president is in very good spirits and is being held for observation. in a statement a spokesman said the 41st president had a mild case of pneumonia which was treated and has been resolved. bush sent 16 days in the hospital back in january for
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treatment of pneumonia. his wife, former first lady barbara bush, was also hospitalized with bronchitis at the same time. she got better before he did, but refused to leave his side until he was out of intensive care. the last time bush 41 was seen in public was shortly after he was released from that last hospital stay. he actually did the coin toss at super bowl li, which was here in houston. ten days ago, former president bill clinton tweeted a picture of his visit with president bush and the socks he gave as a gift. president bush is the oldest of the living presidents but at this point we don't have a timetable for when he will be out of the hospital. >> omar, thanks. the homeland security secretary says the threat of terrorism is just as high now as it was on 9/11. john kelly issued the dire warning yesterday in a speech at george washington university. he said the fbi has active terror investigations in all 50 states. >> the threat to our nation and
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our american way of life has not diminished. in fact the threat has metastasized and decentralized and the risk that's threatening us today in a way that is worse than we experienced 16 years ago on 9/11. >> kelly said the threat comes from lone wolves inspired by isis and people with direct links to the group. police say it was racial hatred, not terrorism, that was the likely motive behind a killing spree in fresno, california. officers arrested 39-year-old kori ali muhammed. they say that he shot and killed three people, all of them white men, and he was planning to shoot more people before he surrendered yesterday. carter evans is in fresno with the latest on this investigation. carter, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this all happened in less than two minutes with one of the men dying here in the parking lot of this catholic charities organization. police say the gunman ran right down the street here seemingly firing at random.
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they say he is not a terrorist but rather a man motivated by hate. the shots rang out late tuesday morning. 16 rounds, shot in four separate locations in approximately 90 seconds. >> we're getting reports of multiple gunshotin dens in the downtown area. >> reporter: this is the man in custody, kori ali muhammad. he first opened fire shooting a passenger in a truck who later died. he walked around the corner, fired at another man but missed. he then claimed his second victim, reloaded and reached a catholic charities parking lot where a third man was shot and killed. all were white males ranging in age from 34 to 58. this cell phone video appears to show muhammad opening fire. this woman saw people trying to help the third victim. >> they tried to, you know, do cpr and then when she made sure that he had a pulse, there was nothing. >> reporter: police gave chase and muhammad surrendered.
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they say he shouted "god is great" in arabic. >> we do not believe based on the information we have this is a terrorist-related crime. we believe it is a hate crime. >> reporter: pollution say he professed anti-white views. they irssued a wanted video in connection with the shooting death of a security guard last week. >> he saw that media release and as a result he made a decision to himself that he was not going to go to jail for shooting a security guard, that he was going to kill as many people as he could, and that's what he set out to do. >> reporter: now, police say muhammad also pointed his revolver at two women with a 4-year-old child, but those women were latina and he did not open fire. >> all right, carter, thank you. ohio police say they have unanswered questions after an accused gunman killed himself.
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he had posted video of a murder to facebook. steve stephens died after a police chase in erie county, pennsylvania. mcdonald's employee recognized stephens from a nationwide alert. stephens posted several videos last weekend and they included the deadly shooting of 74-year-old robert godwin sr. in cleveland on easter sunday. dean reynolds is in harbor creek, pennsylvania, about r100 miles from cleveland with the suspect's final moments. dean, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. well, investigators in this case received hundreds of tips, but in the end, it was an alert employee at this mcdonald's who helped police track the suspect down. >> i looked out and i'm like it sure does look a lot like him. >> reporter: mcdonald's franchise owner says one of his employees recognized steve stephens when he pulled up to the drive-through and ordered chicken nuggets and fries. the female wr called pennsylvania state police while other employees stalled stephens. >> we told him it was going to
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be a minute for his fries, which it wasn't really. we were just trying to make sure she got in contact with the police. >> if he is in a white ford fusion. >> reporter: surveillance videos taken from nearby businesses show part of the nearly two-mile pursuit by police. they eventually bumped stephens' ford fusion forcing him to lose control. as police closed in, stephens shot and killed himself. >> was it a shot to the head? >> i think it's safe to say it was a shot to the head. >> reporter: a two-day multi-state manhunt started in cleveland on easter sunday when police say stephens gunned down 74-year-old robert godwin sr. at random. stephens posted video of the deadly shooting and his reaction on facebook. this photo shows stephens in a west virginia casino days before the shooting. pennsylvania state police say they were monitoring casinos in their state while he was on the run. >> because mr. stephens was a gambler, we thought he may be close to the casino.
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we had our troopers on alert around the clock. >> we would prefer that it had not ended this way. >> reporter: investigators and those close to godwin agree stephens' suicide isn't the outcome they had hoped for. >> it ain't making me feel no better because he just gets out like a coward. >> reporter: police have no idea how long stephens may have been in the erie area or actually where he was in the two days before they caught up to him. an autopsy on his body is expected to be performed later today. gayle. >> all right, thank you, dean. kudos to the people at mcdonald's. thank you very much. facebook ceo mark zuckerberg addressed concerns about the role the social media site played in the killing of robert godwin sr. >> our hearts go out to the family and friends of robert godwin sr., and we have a lot of work and we will keep doing all we can to prevent tragedies like this from happening.
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>> facebook said it's now reviewing processes to be sure people can report the videos easily and as quick low as possible. the video was online about two hours before it was taken down. it was viewed at least 22,000 times. bill o'reilly's two-decade run at his fox news show could soon be over.,,
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russia unveils a new missile base just outside the arctic circle. >> ahead, what the show of force could mean for the u.s. in trillions of dollars in untapped oil and gas reserves. >> you're watching "cbs this morning." >> announcer: this portion of "cbs this morning" sponsored by
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most 100 influential people in the world. your local news is next. yo a search is underway in the sierra - to find a small plane that disappeared. the single- engine aircraft left the truckee- tahoe airport just before 4-p it's 7:26. i'm kenny choi. a search is under way in the sierra to find a small plane that disappeared. the single-engine aircraft left the truckee tahoe airport just before 4 p.m. monday. it was heading to the petaluma municipal airport but never made it. the senate education committee will hear new legislation today called the campus free expression acts. the bill would allow for free speech anywhere on college campuses as long as the conduct is lawful and not disruptive. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,,,
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good morning, i'm gianna franco in the kpix 5 traffic center. we have our eye on the golden gate bridge this morning. we just saw a few cars backed up moments ago but looks like that cleared out. they have been dealing with a software issue at the toll plaza. we just spoke with golden gate
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bridge authorities and the number 4 toll lane is still closed but 5 and 6 are open so that should leave some of the backups through there. again, we'll keep an eye on it throughout the morning. south 680 at berryessa lanes cleared things moving better on 680. not the case though at 101. lanes blocked due to an earlier accident at south street. 7:28. our live weather camera looking towards the bay bridge looks gray but we have a hint of sunshine out towards the port of oakland. temperatures are so much cooler this morning. 40s and 50s. it is now 45 in santa rosa. later today numbers stacking up in the 50s, 60s, up to 70 so seasonal. but you will notice increasing clouds as the day wears on today. overnight, light rain showers only amounting from a trace in san jose to about .15" in the santa rosa area. it will all dry out by the morning commute on thursday. then we have ourselves a dry and warmer weather pattern all the way through tuesday.
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on saturday they had a big military parade to celebrate what would have been kim jong un's grandfather's birthday. they do not screw around over there. the point of this is to inspire north korean's and scare everyone else. it is a little bit scary but if you change the music they're marching to its not scary at all. ♪ [ applause ] >> the kim jong un bop. >> haven't heard that in awhile. but change the music.
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a little happy with the tank. welcome back to cbs this morning. you might have heard that the
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good morning. >> he announced he was taking a preplanned vacation. the question now is whether that vacation could become permanent. >> you are about to enter the no spin zone. >> but perhaps for not much longer as bill o'reilly's future at fox news appeared to grow increasingly uncertain on
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tuesd tuesday. >> new york magazine reports the murdoch family that controls fox news parent company 21st century fox is split on what to do about o'reil o'reilly. they are in favor of dismissing him but their father has resisted because as the magazine pu new york times. >> this say real test of whether or not rupert murdoch is going to let them run the company. the success of fox news was built on the shoulders of bill o'reilly. you add billions of dollars at stake and influence and power. >> on april 1st the new york times revealed o'reilly and fox paid up to $13 million to settle accusations of sexual harassment or other inappropriate behavior by o'reilly against five women. since then more than 50 major advertisers have pulled commercials from o'reilly's top rated program. and protestors have gathered outside of fox news headquaters calling for the host's firing. the pressure ramped up on
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tuesday when another woman who has remained anonymous reported new harassment allegations against o'reilly to 21st century fox. >> bill o'reilly worked near her. he would come by her desk when no one was around and make sexually inappropriate comments to her. >> an attorney calls the claim outrageous az and says they have uncovered a smear campaign bent on destroying o'reilly for political and financial reasons. >> he has a big voice in the culture and certainly on that network and it's not going to be easy for them to fill those sho shoes. >> 21st century fox declined to comment on all of this. following the resignation of the chairman last year amid similar allegations fox promised a zero tolerance policy of sexual harassment. >> thank you. we'll get a development on this in the next several days. >> we're going to know one way
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or the other very soon. >> ivanka trump faces questions about whether she is personally profiting from her white house role. the associated press reports the chinese government granted her company three new trademarks on april 6th. hours later she dined with the chinese president at her father's resort. how the president's daughter has struggled to settle concerns over potential conflicts of interest. good morning. >> good morning. so ivanka trump no longer runs her company but she's still the owner. >> ivanka trump sat three seats away from president xi. her daughter arabella even serenaded the chinese president and his wife in mandarin. there is no evidence that trademarks are part of any quid quo pro but the potential for the conflict of interest is there according to george w.
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bush's former chief ethics lawyer. >> our constitution prohibits a united states government office holder from accepting presents from foreign governments so these trademarks will have to be looked at carefully to make sure that they are routine trademarks. >> trademarks protect grants from copy cats and rip offs. ivanka trump's company filed at least 8 trademark applications in china last year. trump is immensely popular in the country and other businesses have been trying to profit from her name says the company president. in a statement she says it is our responsibility to diligently protect our trademark. trump's attorney added ivanka had no involvement with trademark applications submitted by the business. >> i have no involvement in it's management and oversight. >> ivanka stepped down in january. she told gayle king she left behind safe guards. >> i think by saying no deals
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with governmeforeign government. any new deal has to run through an independents ethics counsel and allows my team to continue to do their jobs but do so in a railro very restrained fashion. >> still her company got benefits from her white house tries. >> go buy it today everybody. you can find it online. >> traffic to trump's website jumped 814% over it's preinauguration average. >> now that also increased sales on another website. as for the new trademarks in china they will reportedly clear the way for her julie, bags, spa services all to be sold in a nation with more than $1.3 billion people. >> thank you. russia is expanding the military footprint to resource the artist circle. we'll take you inside a new base helping russia claim massive oil
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images of a new russian base at the top of the world are fuelling concerns about new tensions in the arctic. it's part of an expanding military presence in the region. the area is rich in oil and gas reserves. the complex is located a lay stakake e
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to t thehe territory but the krn knows how persuasive a show of force can be. >> president putin has never been one to turn down a pho photo op. they also previously released video of reindeer riding russian soilders. all of this part of the unveiling of the country's ground jewel. russia's military base located just outside of the arctic circle can house 150 troops and war planes. while parts of the base remain top secret the military offered up a virtual tour of the interior of the building. this comes as moscow moves to lay claim to the region's huge oil and gas reserves believed to be worth as much as $35 trillion. russia, the u.s., canada, denmark and norway have all been trying to assert jurisdiction
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over parts of the arctic. robert english is a former defense department policy analyst. >> we all stand to make money in the artist but of course this will all grind to a halt if we see a new arms race instead. >> while the u.s. has a military presence in the arctic there is concern that russia has pushed in recent years to expand it's own military capabilities there. the most significant build up in the region since the end of the cold war. secretary of defense james mattis addressed the issue during his confirmation hearings. >> what do you think russia is trying to achieve in the arctic with the massive military build up. >> i don't know. i believe however that we're going to have to figure it out. >> for now russia's flag seems to be firmly planted on the top of the world. >> and some u.s. senators have already called on the trump administration to grow it's presence in the arctic including building more ice breaking
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ships. russia is believed to have 40 of the vessels. the u.s. only has two. >> great reporting. a future battle front. >> that's exactly what it is. the conflict of russia is now global. every part of the earth including the top and the bottom. >> it's interesting to see russians riding reindeer. reindeer riding russias. that is an interesting image. >> you think about horseback calvary. >> or santa. >> a massive asteroid the size of 5.5 football fields is passing by earth this morning. you're still laughing. i'm talking about an asteroid. pay attention. >> i am but i said i digress and charlie goes yes. yes you have. i'm sorry, nora, please continue. go ahead. i'm listening. >> ahead why this close encounter of this asteroid is so
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announce a new plan called "spare the air-- and cool the good morning, it's 7:56. i'm kenny choi. today local leaders are expected to announce the new plan called "spare the air" and cool the climate. bay area air quality management district says that it wants to reduce 80% of emissions by 2050. supporters say it envisions a post-carbon world ... and a quiet zone goes into effect today in petaluma at all eight of the smart train crossings. this comes after residents in sonoma and marin counties complained about the noise. now engineers are restricted from using their horns except in emergencies. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
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good morning from the traffic center. we have delays at the golden gate bridge. let's get a live look right now. the problem is we're dealing
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with software issues at the toll plaza there. so at least one toll is now closed. at one point three tolls were shut down but now is closed number 4 so be advised there. it's backed up a bit for the morning drive. elsewhere, as you work your way along 280, northbound right at cesar chavez we have an accident blocking lanes. that will definitely back you up as you work your way into san francisco. another wreck 280 in santa clara looks like traffic is slow anyway out of the south bay. that's a look at your morning drive. here's roberta. thanks, "lady g." good morning, everybody! what a view this morning. this is our mount vaca cam looking out past lake curry. wow. seamless skies there but we'll notice some increasing clouds during the afternoon hours. boy, so much cooler this morning than 4 hours ago. we are in the 40s and the 50s closer to the rim of the bay. it's now 51 in san jose going up to a high there today of 69 degrees. 70 in santa clara. low 60s around the bay. so clouds thicken throughout the daytime. light rain showers overnight done with by the morning commute tomorrow. then check out your thursday
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it i 2017. good morning. it's wednesday, april 192017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead a huge asteroid is flying past earth this morning. professor kaku will show us why it should be a wake-up call for everyone. but first here is today's "eye opener" at 8:00. former nfl star aaron hernandez committed suicide overnight. he was already serving a life stentz without parole for the murder of odin lloyd. >> and they were hoping to use the race to show they're pushing back on president trump. >> president trump has a problem when it comes to preaching buy
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american/buy american. his history can be best described as do as i say, not as i do. >> police say the gunman ran right down the street seemingly firing at random. they say he's not a terrorist, but rather a man motivated by hate. >> the former president is in very good spirits and is being held for observation while he regains his strength. president bush is the oldest of the living presidents. >> some news coming out of the coachella music festival. a man was arrested after it was discovered that he had stolen over 100 smartphones. at the festival. now, look, you are not going to get away with stealing phones at coachella. no way. it is basically a selfie festival that happens to have music. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. aaron hernandez committed suicide overnight in a massachusetts prison. the former new england
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patriots's tight end was found hanging in the cell shortly after 3:00 this morning. he was serving a life sentence for the 2013 murder of odin lloyd. his death comes just five days after he was acquitted for the murders of two men in boston in 2012. >> prison officials say that hernandez hanged himself with a bed sheet attached to the cell window. he tried to block the door from the inside by jamming wit various items making it difficult for officials to get in. hernandez played for the patriots from 2010 to 2012. he was cut from the team shortly after being cut from the team. the patriots are going to the white house today to celebrate the super bowl victory with president trump. president trump is claiming victory in a special election seen as an early referendum on his presidency. jon ossoff got the most votes at 48%, but he needed 50% to win the primary so now he's fail
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karen handel in a runoff on june 20th. the president asked the supporters to vote against the democrat. handel said on twitter that mr. trump called her this morning. the congressional seat opened up when tom price became president trump's health and human services secretary. democrats poured more than $8 million into ossoff's campaign in two months. they hope to win the district for the first time in nearly 40 years. president trump says his administration will take new bold steps to buy american and hire american. he signed an executive order yesterday at a tool manufacturer's headquarters in wisconsin. the order reinforces existing laws to make federal agencies buy more american made goods. it also calls for changes in the h-1b visa prom that allows companies to hire skilled foreign labor. >> right now h-1b visas are awarded in a totally random lottery. and that's wrong. instead, they should be given to the most skilled and highest paid applicants and they should
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never ever be used to replace americans. no one can compete with american workers when they are given a fair and level playing field. >> the president has used the visa program to hire temporary foreign workers at his properties for many years. new reports say the fbi used a controversial dossier of alleged contacts between president trump and russian agents as evidence for a secret surveillance warrant. sources confirmed to cbs news that the fbi obtained the dossier full of allegations that russian intelligence has compromising information about the president. >> the dossier claims that the russians had contact with former trump adviser carter page and the fbi later asked a judge for a so-called fisa warrant to monitor page's communications. he denies any wrongdoing. with us is congressman adam schiff, ranking democrat on the house intelligence committee. >> thank you, good to be with you. >> this dossier is controversial.
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do you believe this dossier? >> well, one of the things that we have to investigate through our committee is were the issues and allegations made in the dossier accurate, were some of them accurate, were none of them accurate? that is certainly something we're looking into. it's not really something that fla frankly i can discuss on this program. but this is a matter of deep interest and concern. >> and relevant? >> absolutely relevant, but again we have to see if it can be substantiated. >> when can we expect another meeting on your committee? >> well, we have a lead, mike conaway of texas. we have had good conversations since he took the republican reins. i think he's quite -- >> in the next week? >> well, we are in the process of agreeing on the first tranche of witnesses -- >> call yates to testify? >> i -- we are hoping to push
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for that. >> why are you hoping -- >> it's not my decision alone. it's important that our committee not only do what work we have to do in the closed session, but do as much in open session as we can. bring the public along in the course of the investigation. otherwise, if we go on for months and months and then we suddenly issue a report, i don't think you'll have the public's confidence if they haven't seen how we have proceeded with the investigation, so i'm hoping that where we can we do as much of this in possible in public. >> when president trump saw whatever he saw and said what he did about president obama he had seen something from susan rice? >> i think -- again, i'm speculating about the president's motives here which is a very tough thing to do with this president or probably any other, i think that he was, you know, looking to make an accusation against his predecessor to deflect attention from the issues involving the rest of the investigation and then forced to back it up. and may have dispatched his staff to try to find
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something -- >> so that's -- susan rice came in at that point when he was trying to back it up. >> let's clear that up because i think it's important not to malign susan rice because there's no evidence on that particular charge. in fact, it was reported recently on document -- >> we're talking about what the president was acting on. >> so ryone said he said that t names of the trump associates were masked in the documents that nunez viewed at the white house and you subsequently viewed a at the white house. can you clarify that? >> i can't go into the contents of the documents but i can say that i think it was reckless of the president to make the accusation against his predecessor, that he was illegally wiretapped by obama. i think it was reckless of him to accuse rice of engaging in some criminality. these are not actions that anyone should do without evidence and it's not something that the president of the united states ought to do in any event, level these kind of accusations. so we as a part of the ordinary
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oversight look at issues of minimization of whether names were masked or unmasked properly. we are doing that before this investigation anyway. but i don't think casually suggesting that people are engaged in legality makes sense for anyone to do, least of all the president of the united states. >> do you think what nunez has done has tainted the committee? >> i think it cast a real cloud over the committee. i'm sure it was a hard decision for him to step aside. we now have i think a fresh start. and we are very much back to where we should have been to begin with before the whole white house thing. so we are scheduling witnesses, we are agreeing on the process for how to interview them. we are agreeing on how we'll request documents. we are also continuing the review of the classified documents pertinent to the investigation. all of that is once again proceeding apace the way it should be. i think we're back to restoring the integrity of the -- >> you see the latest
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information on north korea, correct? >> yes. >> bloomberg is reporting that north korea may now possess between 10 and 25 nuclear weapons and that's on top of u.s. estimates that they have the world's largest chemical weapons stockpiles. can you confirm that? >> well, i can't confirm the specifics of it. because that would require me to use information i have on a classified basis but i can say that probably the most serious national security crisis this president is going to face is when the regime gets to the point that it can miniaturize a device and put it on the missile. this will come in the four year term of this president so that challenge is coming if something doesn't change. i think the key here, i think the president is right about this, the key is china. getting china to elreally crack down on north korea's programs, both missile and nuclear, thus far china has only been willing to go through superficial efforts to do that.
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i think we can take steps to press upon china the need to do much more. and it's not going to come from the president asking nicely or asking unnicely. i think what it will come with is an acceleration of the implementation of the missile defense, a greater naval presence in the region and telling china, look, we have to impose secondary sanctions, sanctions on your banks for doing business with north korea if you don't act. these are steps the chinese don't want to see happen. they don't want to see a greater military presence by the u.s. in the region. but if we undercoscore that we have to protect ourselves and the allies then maybe that gets china to act. >> the toughest problem for north korea is either developing an icbm or being able to militarize the nuclear warheads? >> i think they're both a challenge, but frankly both a challenge that they're on the path to overcoming. they're making some progress both with their nuclear program and with their missile program that i think we have to reasonably expect that they will
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get there if things don't change. >> within four years you have said. >> i think so. i think we have to expect so. it still may not be enough even if can we get china's help, but we need to explore everily diplomatic possibility because i'll tell you, the military options are all terrible. it's part of the reason why i think the president is on dangerous ground with all of the saber rattling. >> he's sending in an armada there, but that turned out not to be the case. >> it turned out not to be the case which is embarrassing because of course if the provocation of saying that caused the north to react and we didn't have our capabilities in the region that would compound the problem. but north korea can devastate seoul, south korea, just with conventional artillery. they don't need to use a nuclear weapon to do that. so this is a combustible situation and i think the president needs to be very careful not to either explicitly oryraw red lines he's not prepare to follow up.
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>> including 30,000 troops in korea. >> absolutely. >> very nice to have you at the table. thank you so much. president trump's trillion dollar plan to fix our nation's infrastructure may hit some roadblocks. ahead in the series "rebuilding america" why some of the ,,,,
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a huge asteroid nicknamed the rock is flying by the earth this morning and nasa says it will not affect us. the close encounter highlights the potential dangers to our planet. we have a professor in our greenroom with the warning signs. good morning, professor. also, anthony bourdain, the combustible greenroom this morning. we'll be right back. we asked people to write down we'll be right back. r. roller derby. ♪ now give up half of 'em.
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cbs news contributor is a physicist from new york and he joins us at the table. i know when you're here it's good news. as evidenced when i said in the green room how worried should we be? well, we're sitting ducks. be?nt okay. you said, well, we're sitting ducks. i said. okay, that's a good way to start the morning. >> like deer caught in the headlines. this is a choppwhopper of an a d asteroid. if it were to land in your backyard, it would ruin your day. >> how likely that stis that? >> we need an smurinsurance pol. come barrelling right close to the earth missing us by a whisker and we are blissfully unaware of this. they don't hit us unless you have to wait a few centuries. so we're lulled to sleep but we need a insurance policy because one day it could have our name on it. >> what is an insurance policy. >> first a telescope that specifically identifies all of
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the near earth asteroids of which we have identified 14,000. there could be a million of them down to the size of a football field. first is a satellite that can take pictures and second we have no bruce willis to come to the rescue. there's no shuttle. >> we need to modify the booster rocket so that we can intercept one of these things if we can't depend upon hollywood to come to the rescue. >> no matter where you live. >> no matter where you live. >> remember these things are nation busters. they could take out england if it were to hit. that's the power of one of these asteroids, 10,000 hiroshima bombs. >> when you say close, how many miles are we talk about. >> four times the distance between the earth to the moon but in ten years time or so, in 2029 another asteroid that will
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come by that will go right through our atmosphere. it will go beneath our satellites. that's how close it will come in 2029 and again we're basically helpless. >> and what do you want people to do with this information. you say we're helpless. what do you want us to do? >> go get a telescope. >> on the internet you can watch it tonight on the internet. second of all, congress gives us the giggle factor we got to convince congress to fund projects where we can deflect asteroids like this. >> want to go over to his house. >> what are you doing to prepare the end of the world. >> thank you. a renowned american chef gave up his spotlight in the kitchen on the move to mexico. why anthony bourdain calls jeremiah tower the last magnificent in his new
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protecting tenants. one will force landlords to help good morning, it's 8:25. i'm kenny choi. san jose city council has just approved several policies protecting tenants. one will force landlords to help tenants if they take their property off the market. another requires landlords to give just cause for evictions. muni is reportedly planning to spend $244 million to replace 185 of its tally buses. according to the sf examiner, the vehicles are responsible for nearly 40% of delays due to mechanical problems. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. welcome back. we have some stuff to talk about along 880. we have a bit of a snag there. you can see all that red that's 880 is busy northbound as you head into oakland. weave a couple of games at the coliseum first off rangers and athletics at 12:35. and, of course, tonight play- off games continue with golden state and portland. that is at 7:30 so expect 880 to be very busy. you might use mass transit. bart is a great choice. we are coming from an earlier trouble spot on the nimitz. we had a kitten running in lanes. so they had to slow traffic down and run a break to give it a little space to get off the
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road. traffic is recovering northbound 880, 238 to the maze 31 minutes. golden gate bridge still busy with system problems at the toll plaza there. only one lane shut down, so only two lanes open. >> that bright sunshine over the golden gate bridge. good morning, everyone. now we are going from the golden gate bridge to the bay bridge as seen from the embarcadero. we have low clouds with the coastal marine layer building in. the coast is clearing out nicely unlimited visibility. temperatures are cooler than 24 hours ago in the 40s and now 53 degrees in redwood city. 54 san francisco. 46 santa rosa. low 50s san jose. mid-50s in oakland. later today, increasing clouds. temperatures 50s and 60s. we will top off at 70. southwest breeze at 15. very light rain showers overnight tonight through early thursday morning. out of here by the morning commute. sunshine thursday through tuesday next week. ,,,,,,,,,,
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we will build new roads and highways and bridges and airports and tunnels. >> we are going to spend a trillion dollars on infrastructure and we're going to renew our country. >> it's not like we have a choice. we have no choice and we're going to do it and it also happens to mean jobs which is a good thing. >> president trump has long pledged to spend big on infrastructure. the plan might include public-private partnerships. ahead we'll show you howell they can work in our new series. we call it rebuilding america. welcome back to cbs this morning. >> now we're going to go into the green room because there they are. jeremiah tower. if you like good food and good eating and good cooking you should know jeremiah tower. >> but also there's a great
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friendship between him and a anthony. >> who is that guy sitting next to you? hello anthony bourdain. >> my great pal anthony bourdain. they're both joining us at the table in just a second. >> time to show you this morning's headlines from around the globe. the boston globe says adidas apologized for incense activity. they sent customers an e-mail yesterday to congratulate them for surviving the boston marathon. they reminded adidas of the bombing at the ago that killed three people. >> the boston globe reports official from the boston marathon have retired catherine switzer's bib number. she made history as the first woman to run the marathon 50 years ago. she ran the race again on monday at age 70. her number 261 will be retired to honor her commitment to
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running and social change. bravo. >> bravo indeed. we like her. the washington post reports on a ceremony at georgetown university. nora o'donnell's alma mater to dedicated a building in honor of slaves. >> behind me is isaac hawkins hall. >> the university and the group of catholic priests apologized. the building was remained for one of the 272 slaves. some of their descendants attended that ceremony. >> it's a good example of how the university dealt with itself past in a positive way and making up for them. >> the first thing they did was step forward to recognize and show that it's committed. >> yea georgetown. >> british telegraph reports prince william revealing he still feels shock over the death of his mother.
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he spoke in a new documentary about mental health issues. >> i feel 20 years later about my mother. i still have shock within me 20 years later. you think people say it can't last that long but it does. you never get over it. it's such a big moment in your life. >> william was 15 when princess diana died. he's lucky because he had a good support network for his mental health. >> i'm so glad they're talking about this after all of this time. it's really good to hear how they're feeling and how they're doing. >> people say too when you lose someone very close to you in a shock like that it never ends. >> prince ♪ >> deliverance is the title cut of the six track album. the tune is available right now
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on apple music. the whole album will be issued on friday on the one year anniversary of prince's death. the studio recordings date back to 2006. >> trump is promising major overhaul of america's infrastructure but his proposed trillion dollars might not be enough in a new series rebuilding america. we will look at several projects and the options to pay for them. they include public-private partnership which is are widely expected to play a big role in mr. trump's plans. in those partnerships fewer taxpayer dollars are needed because private picks up some of the cost. >> how these projects can work. >> virginia is a big believer in public-private partnerships and points to successes like the express lanes here along the belt way where a driver can choose to pay a toll to get around congestion. the successes have come with costly mistakes. >> every time you get into your
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car it's like c that. >> totally. >> her daily commute is taking a toll. whenever she leaves home she paying to use tunnels that used to be free. now she is thinking about moving elsewhere. >> you're spending $1,200 a year. >> yeah my biggest concern is is it going to effect how easy it is for me to sell my house. >> virginia agreed to a 58 year deal with a private company to modernize and expand the tunnels linking portsmouth and norfolk. two military towns separated by the elizabeth river. it can run a driver $5.25 each way. >> do you just get mad. >> yes i do. >> do you see a difference in people coming to town. >> yes i do. >> tony is the president of the business association and is a trump voter. >> they have become a stigma to the population of hampton roads mainly because of the fact that it's almost putting up a wall
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between two cities inside of one community to pony up 300 million extra dollars to buy down the polls. >> that project was a loser. >> great transportation project needed to be done. the infrastructure absolutely was needed. the way we financed it was not such a great deal to the common wealth of virginia. >> aubrey lane is the secretary of transportation and support public-private partnerships. their business deal is at accidenter of president trump's $1 trillion infrastructure plan. >> where does that work? >> heavily urbanized areas where there's the ability of congestion and people are willing to pay a price to get out of that. >> that's what is happening in northern virginia where express lanes have been added to unclog several freeways.
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drivers pay a toll to avoid traffic while helping ease congestion. >> we have found here on 95 that we have more capacity one way and people opting in. >> many infrastructure projects and 15 states do not allow them. is this tunnel project a cautionary tale for the trump administration? >> yes. i think that what is most important is they need to look very closely at how the project is being funded and at the end of the day, what are the taxpayers going to be responsible for under the arrangement that they make with these public private partnerships? >> after the tunnel project virginia changed the way they approached public-private partnerships. first the state must show that a private industry can deliver at a lower cost to taxpayers
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otherwise the state will do it itself. there is room to expand public-private partnerships in the u.s. they make up only about 1% of infrastructure projects here. in europe it's closer to 10%. >> thank you, chris. one of the most influential chefs in american cuisine might be someone you have never heard of but you should, his name is jeremiah tower and he's in our green room right now with anthony bourdain. ahead a new documentary high,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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many people don't know his name. a new documentary aims to change that. he highlights the chef's career and long lasting impact. chef and tv host anthony bourdain executive produced the documentary. he did it out of a quote sense of rage and historical injustice that eem don't knpeople don't k contribution to american cuisine. >> you cannot begin to understand the impact on the
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food landscape. >> 1972, jeremiah tower walked through. everyone reluctantly that he put the place on the map. jeremiah tower's menus made it the place that everybody wanted to go. a complete reevaluation of not just american food and ingredients but food. >> power walked away after years in the spotlight. he left for a quite life in mexico. they also recently republished it in the new book start the fire. how i began a food revolution in america. jeremiah tower and anthony bourdain good morning. >> good morning. >> great to have them here. >> so anthony you call him the chuck berry of modern american cooking. tell us what you mean by that? >> he changed everything. he was somebody with a unique
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voice, a unique vision that came along and changed not just the way we eat. the way we looked at american ingredients and american sourcing and the role of the chef in the dining scene as suddenly the chef is someone you wanted to see in the dining room and whose opinion you wanted. >> and then stars that really transformed in many ways created the template the open kitchen. >> why do people not know more about jeremiah? i knew about him from something we have done together. >> victory is -- history is written by the victors. i think jeremiah wasn't around for awhile and allowed people to create out of laziness a narrative that persists and people became --
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>> well, after 35 years of shaking 350 people's hands a day i decided i needed a little quite. just to balance all of that noise and then i wanted a little quite. >> jeremiah was so much more than that. in this documentary they describe you as -- listen. i fell in love with you. i did. i couldn't wait to meet you today. i said when is he coming. a darling, a sexy chef. men and women wanted to sleep with you. everybody in the room was grey was jeremiah was bright red. but you were also considered prickly and controversial in how you behaved in the kitchen. how did you see yourself back then. >> i would just have a glass of champagne. but when you're trying to do the best at every moment of every day and that sounds pretentious but actually that's what it takes in a good restaurant and
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how could i if i were to make a rest rantd like that. >> but you literally walked in off the street and there's some controversy as to who really created the california cuisine. was it you or alice waters. you said look i created that menu. i created that food. >> well, one of the conditions i said we have to go the high road but on the other hand, the point is well made that she claimed to have done everything. but it's always team work and certainly the menus and so i decided as long as anthony said speak up i thought i would. >> so why are you back now? >> why am i back? well, you know, in order to meet all of you. >> do you want to go back in the kitchen? >> no, no.
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i thought okay i found a location there and i thought this is very possible. >> but you came back to do tavern on the green. anthony at the time you said holy -- why is he doing that? >> yeah. it's really one of the legendarily one of the hardest and most difficult jobs for a chef on the planet. it's something of a thankless mission. i think we were all astonish ed.
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>> i read the memoir and was outraged at an injustice of the history of california and new american cooking and the book also made me realize that hi been cooking dishes that were influenced by he and his work for much of my career without even knowing they were his work. it's the lobster or the fish. >> so many of the restaurants i worked with had been directly effected and changed by the great innovator and i thought i'd like to step in and do what i can and correct the record. that was originally in the film. >> you did that. >> but also i think it's a great character story about what it takes to be a great chef and
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potential pear potential perils and costs. >> this is a guy that reads menus like books. you could see a story in a menu. >> right. >> you could do that. >> when i was 5 years old we were in sidney and i was allowed to go out with my parents because it was dark and i would fall asleep at the table but i would learn, my game was to be able to read the frenchmen you. >> your game was being great with food. >> get back in the kitchen jeremiah. get back. >> well done. >> never gave up. >> right charlie. >> that's the motto. never give up. >> we should listen. >> yeah. >> jeremiah tower. in theaters friday. you can hear more of our cbs this morning on our podcast. find extended interviews and podcast originals on itunes.
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it's going to be called "spare the air-- and cool the climate." the air qualit good morning. i'm kenny choi. bay area leaders are announcing a new plan to fight climate change. it's going to be called "spare the air, cool the climate." the air quality management district says it wants to reduce 80% of emissions by 2050. new rules could be coming to college campuses. the senate education committee will hear new legislation today called the campus free expression act. the bill would allow free speech anywhere on college campuses as long as it's not intrusive disruptive and appropriate. >> landlords must help tenants relocate if they take their property off the market and tenants will be protected under just cause ordinances. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,, whoa!
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you're not taking these. hey, hey, hey! you're not taking those. whoa, whoa! you're not taking that. come with me. you're not taking that. you're not taking that. you're not taking that. mom, i'm taking the subaru.
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don't be late. even when we're not there to keep them safe, our subaru outback will be. (vo) love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. all right. here's a look at your traffic this morning. let's take a look at some of your drive times as well as some of the bridges out there. san mateo bridge, i-880 to highway 101, westbound about 23 minutes. and here are some of your drive times. 880 from i238 to fifth avenue, about 31 minutes. it is jammed out there. 880 to i238 to highway 84
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decoto road southbound will take about 17 minutes. and 101, from san antonio avenue northbound 58 minutes. those are some of your drive times. here's roberta with the forecast. >> hey, kenny choi have yourself a wonderful day. good morning, everybody! this is a look out towards one of my favorite places in san francisco, telegraph hill, pioneer park and coit tower. the visibility unlimited. a few clouds have been scooting in and out all associated with that marine layer. we have clouds and temperatures in the 50s except santa rosa 48. we did have visibility issues in santa rosa due to fog but that's now clearing out. so today we'll see increasing clouds from the north to the south. temperatures 50s and 60s. very seasonal and outside number 70 towards brentwood to the east and santa clara to the south. winds southwest 10 to 15. then later tonight overnight anemic amounts of rainfall. in fact just a trace in san jose. then we have sunshine on thursday each day all the way through tuesday. ,, ,,,,,,
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