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good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, october 19, 2017. welcome to cbs this morning. serious questions emerge about the ambush that killed four u.s. soldiers in west africa. the pentagon says the mission had no backup because no enemy contact was expected. and the president denies claims that he was disrespectful to one of the grieving families. north korea issues a new warning to the u.s., to expect an unimaginable strike. we'll talk to "new york times" columnist nicholas christoph who just spend five days inside the hermit kingdom. and california's most influential women in politics make a public declaration against sexual harassment. they say the state capital is home to an ugly epidemic.
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plus, bruno mars talks to gayle about his latest album, making his fans feel fabulous. and why it's important to take a break from music. but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> we lost four americans and it seems there were some short comings in intelligence, in air cover and in the planning and execution of this particular incident. >> questions swirl around the deadly ambush. >> is the president satisfied he knows everything he needs to know about this particular raid? >> i don't think the president can ever be satisfied when there's loss of life. >> the white house blamed the democratic congresswoman for politicizing the call to the grieving military widow. >> didn't say what that congresswoman said, didn't say it at all. >> a suspect in a shooting rampage in maryland and delaware has been arrested. >> very sad day. >> in texas, a manhunt is under way for suspects caught on video car jacking a woman at gunpoint.
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>> the nfl announcing it will still allow its players to kneel. >> the collapse of the nfl -- >> rain is forecast for northern california. firefighters stopped the forward progress of all of the fires. >> all that and air berlin pilot buzzing the control tower. the move right of the movie top gun. >> and all that matters. >> there is a reason -- >> i didn't interrupt you. >> i'm not interrupting you. relax. >> the italian in me. >> as some might say, curb your enthusiasm. >> on cbs this morning. >> hammered into left. watch it fly. >> start spreading the news. the yankees, yes, they're one win away from the world series. >> the dodgers fail to sweep the cubs. >> they hit three homers last night. we meant lots of chances. >> the bull pen. back in their home run dance. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota.
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let's go places. >> welcome to cbs this morning. charlie rose is off so jeff glor is with us. always good to have you here. lots of news this morning. a key republican senator says the trump administration needs to explain how four u.s. army sergeants were killed in niger. brian black, jeremiah jan son, dustin wright and ladavid johnson were told not to expect enemy contact on their mission. >> they were stationed in niger with hundreds of other u.s. troops working with local forces to fight terrorism. president trump did not mention the lost soldiers until monday. then he was criticized for how he spoke to the widow of one of the men who was killed. >> the president insists he said nothing inappropriate. margaret brennan is at the white house. margaret, good morning. >> good morning. u.s. africa command is investigating the ambush to see if there were any warning signs
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that might have been missed. senator armed services committee chairman john mccain says the administration is not being up front and is demanding answers. sergeant ladavid johnson was one of four soldiers killed on patrol in niger more than two weeks ago. they were told no enemy contact expected. but the group about 40 in all were attacked by militants who the pentagon now believes are part of an offshoot of isis. >> the patrol that was attacked last week had actually done 29 patrols without contact over the previous six months or so. no indication that this was going to occur. >> their attackers were described as well trained and well organized. and with no armed overcraft overhead to call on for air strikes against their attacker, the green berets were attacked. the first aircraft to arrive were french mir and jets. >> they were able to have close air support overhead about 30 minutes after contact. >> but it was too rate flate fo
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sergeants were were mortally wounded. sergeant johnson was also killed. his wife is expecting their third child. president trump called his widow myisha johnson as she was on his way to retrieve his body. >> i heard him say, well, he knew what he was signing up for. >> sergeant johnson's mother confirm also the event, saying the president disrespected her son. but president trump claimed it was fabricated. >> i did not say what she said. i had a very nice conversation with the woman, with the wife, who sounded like a lovely woman. did not say what the congresswoman said. >> the issue of how these gold star families is being treated has now become a political footba football. yesterday, the white house said president trump mailed a $25,000 personal check to the family of an army corporal who had been killed in afghanistan but his
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family says they still haven't received it. a similar controversy happened when president obama was delayed in mailing a check to the family of isis hostage. the compromise that two senators reached has hit major obstacles. republican alexander and democratic patty murray made a deal to maintain subsidies and give states more flexibility. several key republicans now say they will not support it. president trump originally called the plan a very good solution for the short term but the very next day, the president tweet head could never support bailing out insurance companies. nancy cordes is on capitol hill with the latest. >> reporter: senators alexander and murray are going to formally unveil their bill on the senate floor today, even though the white house now says that the president doesn't support the deal in its current form. this is a deal that aims to stabilize the individual
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insurance market by reinstating subsidies for insurance companies to bring down cost of coverage for two more years. this is after the president said he'd halt those payments last week. a number of top republicans cast doubt against the plan yesterday. speaker paul ryan said the senate should keep the focus on repeal and replace of obamacare. and utah senator orrin hatch called for a long-term solution, not a short-term fix. now, that may make it seem like this deal is already dead. but keep your eye on december 8 on the calendar. that's when congress needs to pass the next government funding bill or risk a government shutdown. republicans are going to likely need democratic votes in order to get that bill passed. so folding that health care deal into that spending bill might be the best way to get democratic support. it may also make the health care deal a little less radioactive for republicans.
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>> attorney general jeff sessions says specific counsel robert mueller has not contacted him about the justice department's investigation of the 2016 election. sessions spent five hours yesterday in front of the senate judiciary committee. he defended the president's firing of fbi director james comey. at one point, democratic al franken claimed session s changd his story about meeting with the ambassador. >> that's been the suggestion, that you've raised and others, that somehow we had conversations that were improper. >> may i suggest that -- >> no, no, no, you had a long time, senator franken. i'd like to respond. >> i want to ask you some questions. >> i would -- no, mr. chairman, i don't have to sit in here and listen to his -- >> you're the one who -- >> -- without having a chance to respo respond. give me a break. >> the question, senator franken -- >> sessions withdrew from the russia election probe but says he did not improper.
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north korea's issuing a new threat of military action against the u.s. a state news agency says americans should expect to face an unimaginable strike at an up streeted time. the warning comes just two days after a north korea official said a nuclear war may break out at any moment. ben tracy is in beijing with how the provocative statements may be a response to naval exercises nearby. ben, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. in this latest threat, north korea also call also the u.s. and south korea war mongers who may start a nuclear war. now, this latest threat comes at a time which appears to be a lull in north korea's missile test. the country has not launched one in more than a month. north korea does appear to be upset about military exercises the u.s. and south korea's navies are conducting. this includes the "uss ronald reagan" aircraft carrier as well as navy destroyers. the u.s. military says the war
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games are designed to increase the readiness of u.s. and south korea south korean forces. but north korea sees them as a rehearsal for invasion. the north says these military exercises are driving the tension into the worst line of explosion and prove the u.s. and south korea are attempting to ignite a war on the korean peninsula. the military exercises do end on friday. but next week the u.s. military is planning to hold the rehearsal for how they would evacuate u.s. citizens from south korea if a war did break out. >> ben tracy, thank you very much. the gunman accusedfed killing three co-workers at a maryland office park and injuring three others is in custody this morning. he was arrested in newark, delaware, last night, after a manhunt that led police up and down interstate 95. in edgewood, maryland, where the shooting spree that spanned two states began. errol, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the terrifying incident began
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here as people were showing up for work wednesday morning at this office park. the fbi does not believe the incident was terrorism related and that prince knew every one of his victims in both states. >> a very sad day. we came to a successful conclusion. >> reporter: last night, authorities ended a ten-hour manhunt for prince in newark, delaware. >> people came out crying. >> reporter: kevin doyle was one of the first to call 911 wednesday morning after prince allegedly opened fire on his co-workers. >> numerous stories, possible gunshots. >> reporter: it took place at this countertop company in edgewood, maryland. prince killed three people and put two others in critical condition. >> figure someone did it because i only seen them bring one person out. >> reporter: police say prince drove a black suv like this one about 50 miles along the busy traffic corridor of i-95. that's where more than 60,000 people drive between maryland and delaware every day.
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prince continued his spree at this used car lot in wilmington, delaware, where he shot and wounded another victim. >> this is a desperate person. he's already killed three people. he shot six altogether. he still had a firearm on him. >> reporter: wilmington police chief robert tracy said officers received tips from the public and found prince walking near a high school. police chased him on foot after he tried to discard a handgun matching the caliber of bullets found at both crime scenes. last night, reporters asked tracy how prince, a convicted felon, who has been arrested 42 times in delaware alone, was able to walk the streets. >> if there's violent people that are causing carnage in the community and violent crimes, we have to find a way to keep them behind bars. >> reporter: now, cbs news has obtained a restraining order sought against prince in february by a former boss. that boss claiming that prince punched another employee in the face. prince is expected to be arraigned, face charges in both states and be eventually moveded
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to maryland. >> all right, thank you so much. the university of florida is bracing for potential violence today at a speech by white nationalist leader richard spencer. hundreds of law enforcement officers are reporting to the gainesville campus before this afternoon's event. florida governor rick scott declared a state of emergency. in august, spencer participated in a white nationalist rally in charlottesville, virginia, that led to deadly violence. mark strassmann is at the university of florida in gainesville. >> reporter: good morning. i'm standing about a half mile from the venue where spencer will speak because that's as close as they will let us get. the checkpoint and that banner above it, that spell also out what is banned at this event, from weapons to megaphones. police are going to use checkpoints and physical barriers to keep spencer's supporters and protesters apart to try to prevent gainesville from becoming another charlottesville. >> we are hoping that this is going to be a nonevent but we are prepared to respond and
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handle this. >> reporter: more than 500 armed officers have been callmillied from across the state. a show of force for this afternoon's event headlined by richard spencer, a white nationalist leader. sadie darnell is the county sheriff. what are you most worried about? >> public safety. when you get human beings together on different opinions then add emotions to it, you've got a recipe for a lot to go wrong. >> reporter: the public safety worry follows this deadly violence in charlottesville back in august. university of florida president kent fox originally rejected spencer's plan. >> they threatened to sue and the university's answer was yes. why the change? >> we did know at that point we weren't going to permanently ban him. so if we could find a time and a place where we could assure security, we knew we would allow him at that point. >> reporter: this attorney represented spencer when the
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university of florida pushed back. >> hate speech is nonetheless protected by the constitution as long as it's in the realm of political speech and not actual violence. >> reporter: some students plan to protest what they consider to be hate speech. others will keep their distance. >> i don't feel any safety because i'm a woman of color. >> reporter: president fox stressed to us that the university neither invited spencer nor endorses his event today. in fact, they'd rather be not be on campus at all. but hate speech is generally considered free speech. this is a public university. it feels as though it has no choice but to let him on campus as well as pay for the added cost of security, more than $500,000. >> mark, thank you very much. the nfl returns to action tonight for the first time since team owners met to discuss controversial sideline protests. the league's commissioner says he wants players to stand during the national anthem but will not require them to do it.
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anna warner asked commissioner roger goodell about the pressure that's on the nfl coming from the white house. >> this week's nfl quarterly owners meeting is usually held as a midson conference to discuss competition, rules and sponsors. this time, it doubled as a political affair. >> we believe everyone should stand for the national anthem. >> reporter: on wednesday, nfl commissioner roger goodell appeared to stand firm on the league's national anthem position. but admitted the league won't adopt a rule forcing players to stand. >> we want to make sure we're understanding what the players are talking about and that's complex. >> reporter: president trump came away unimpressed with the commissioner's comments, tweeting too much talk, not enough action, stand for the national anthem. >> the president tweeted that both you and the league have disrespect for the country. is he wrong about that? if so, why? >> as i just said, we respect our country. we expect our flag. respect our national anthem.
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>> reporter: the players maintain their intention is not to disrespect the flag but to use their platform to draw attention to issues like racial and social inequality. >> you have the unique ability to bring people together from all walks of life, whether it's in our locker room, whether it's in our stands. >> reporter: touchdown, jets. the meeting comes at a time when nfl rate iings are down 7.5% fr last year. >> the problem is their product is the players. >> reporter: sports writer believes the owners have few options. >> they have to tread really, really carefully because the wrong statement is going to push these players and it's going to be unified show of contempt. >> reporter: commissioner goodell said about half a dozen players are still protesting the anthem and the nfl will try to get that to zero, nora. >> all right, anna, thank you so much. spain's central government took dramatic action in an attempt to thwart catalonia's
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move to independence. tim will cox with our partners at the bbc is in barcelona. >> reporter: it was described as the nuclear option. many people didn't think it would happen. but the government in madrid has decided to evoke article 155. what does that mean? article 155 is a 1978 constitution. it's never been used before. but effectively it is imposing direct rule on catalonia from madrid. this is a huge moment dun constitutionally for this country. it follows that referendum deemed illegal by madrid. madrid said what are you doing, that's illegal, it's against the constitution. ever since then, there's been this game of cat and mouse between the government in madrid and the parliament here. a few days ago, declared independence for catalonia and then suspended it, saying he wanted dialogue with madrid. madrid gave them a deadline of
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eight days to revoke that decision. that is passed. and now direct rule will be imposed by madrid. the cabinet meeting on saturday to decide precisely which measures they are going to impose. jeff. >> tim willcox in barcelona, thank you. the sexual harassment conversation expands beyond hollywood to california's state capital. ahead, nearly 150 of state's most influential women in politics describe disturbing behavior in the corridors of power. first, it is
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some some neighborhoods and forests are sinking in alaska. >> jeff is here at the table this morning but recently he did go to alaska to see firsthand what happens when the frozen land starts to thaw. >> we're under the ground in central alaska. where vast stretches of the earth that have been frozen for tens of thousands of years are thawing. and that has big consequences. not just for the arctic but for the rest of the world.
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we'll have that story coming up on "cbs this morning."
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there's part of our ongoing fire crews are facing steep and rugged terrain in their fight agianst the "bear fire" in the santa cruz mountains. 7 firefighters have been injured good morning, it's 7:26. i'm michelle griego. fire crews are facing steep and rugged terrain in their fight against the bear fire in the santa cruz mountains. seven firefighters have been injured battling the vegetation fire that's burned about 300 acres and destroyed four homes since monday night. san francisco police have arrested a driver they say hit a police officer who was riding a bicycle yesterday. authorities say the suspect wanted for an alleged firearms violation struck the officer on turk street near van ness. the officer had critical injuries. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. 7:27. we are tracking delays for drivers heading along westbound 80. this is all due to an accident
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right at the berkeley curve. emergency crews are on the scene, 55-minute ride as you make your way from highway 4 over towards the maze. you can see those flashing lights there with emergency crews. looks like they have one lane blocked at this point. slowdowns into san francisco, 33 minutes from the maze into san francisco. whoo, check out this sunrise. wow. our vaca cam ra is gorgeous now. a lot of cloud cover for the bay area except out east. look at the temperatures. temperatures in the 50s after 50s earlier this week. once cloud cover burns off, we'll then start to see this low pressure center coming in. it's going to bring us some rain starting about 3 or 4 p.m. in the and for the north bay hills and the rest of the bay area. we have a winter weather advisory for the western slope of the sierra up to 6 inches of snow.
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there is a rivalryet there is a rivalry between l.a. and new york which we may see exacerbated through the world series and i love that. so to get it going, we set up a camera crew on each coast and asked kids in new york to talk about l.a. and kids in l.a. to talk about new york and this is what these children had to say. >> what do you think is better, new york or l.a.? >> new york. >> how come? >> how come? we are the best city in the world. no explanation. >> i would say l.a., because we have my mom's brother here. >> what is the capital of new
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weinstein weinstein. and we are here with a report from that. >> that one word sums it up, enough. enough is enough. and california is home to some of the most powerful women in politic, bts and including the first house speaker nancy pelosi, but according to some women in the state's capitol hidden beneath the veneer is an ugly epidemic of sexual harassment. >> it is widespread for women who work in politics. >> as a lobbyist in sacramento pamela lopez says she is a victim of sexual harassment and the most disturbing incident happened two years ago. >> he rushed me into restroom, and rush ed behind me and exposd himself and began to masturbate in a moment of seconds. >> reporter: lopez and other women issued a letter blasting dehumanizing behavior. men have groped us without our
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consent and made comments about our bodies and abilities. insults and sexual innuendo described as jokes have undermined our professional positions and capabilities. ⌞> you are touching my body in a way that is not welcomed, it is harassment. >> reporter: a lobbyist cristina garcia says that she was dwrabd grabbed inappropriately, andb she says it is so nonpartisan, it shouldn't be an issue. >> and it is how do those in power fix this problem. >> the fallout of the harvey weinstein scandal has prompted others to tell their stories from the former south dakota state senator sharing her experience on facebook to a rhode island state are representative who told the providence journal that sexual favors would allow my bill s s
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go further adding that it is someone with a higher ranking official, and now authorities are reviewing the allegations. >> it is something that needs to be taken seriously, and still way too common at work and requires bold action to solve. >> we asked some of california's top lawmakers about the let willer, and they all condemned sexual harassment, and the women behind the letter are turning it into a public campaign creating a website where other women can share their story, and they said that they had been mentoring each other privately for year, but it is if first time they have come out publicly and said, you know, we won't just respond to this behavior and give women on tips how to the respond tote, we want to put it to an end right now. >> it is good that the conversation is happening right now. very good. >> so pervasive. the alaskan tundra is thawing and could have consequences for the entire planet w. goe the talk to
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a new report just issued by noaa says september's arctic sea ice coverage was about 25% less than it was between 1981 and 2010. as america's only arctic state, alaska today faces unique challenges. one of those is the loss of permafrost, frozen earth that serves as a foundation for huge portions of the state. as we discovered on a recent trip to alaska, the permafrost is thawing, presenting multiple threats. >> we're flying over the tundra. this is an area of sub arctic tundra where permafrost degradation is under way. >> for the past decade, they've been taking trips like this, deep into the remote corners of alaska's wilderness. >> this area has been thawing
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for several decades now. >> her mission, monitoring how warming temperatures are impacting the frozen earth underground. >> we've come up via help copper to to see the alaskan tundra from above. right now we're not far from denali national park, about 25% of the land area includes permafrost. >> permafrost is frozen ground. it's ground that remains below zero degree celsius for two years. >> water, rocks, soil. >> everything. everything is permafrost. >> but that's misleading because as she and other scientists are learned the icy soil buried under this spongy months is anything but permanent. >> i'm going to dig a hole. >> reporter: recent studies find that arctic permafrost is warming up and that 20% may tlau by 2040.
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she uses this drill to extract permafrost which starts a few feet under the surface and can expend a few feet down. it contains partially decays matter from plants and animals. >> this is the core. >> yeah. this is how we test permafrost. >> some has been frozen for years but as it thaws it releases gases. the so-called greenhouse gases that warm the atmosphere. >> the projection says for the larger perm a frost region, we can expect 150 billion tons of carbon to be released by 2100. >> it can do that by burning fossil fuels, this thawing perm ma frost could double that figure. >> we're walking inside of permafrost. >> the best view of permafrost does come from underground. in this 50-year-old tunnel built
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and maintained by the u.s. army corps of engineers outside fairbanks. >> you can see the massive frozen structures that have formed over tens of thousands of years. >> reporter: down here it's easy to visual yiez another danger. >> you can imagine when the permafrost thaws that you're going to have some pretty substantial ground collapse. >> it's already has happened in alaska. forests of trees bent or toppled of, roads and railroad tracks and homes buckling. they study perm a frost loss. he says it points to the same trend. >> it isn't really warm, so it's really close to the freezing point, so it's actually very vulnerable now. >> you're right on the line now. >> we're right on the loon, the border line.
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>> another possible side effect of permafrost loss thawing of dead animals could release disease. there was a rash of amthrax. and, of course, if your house and business is built on permafrost. >> fascinating. >> it is fascinating. we're walking around living our lives. i've never heard of permafrost until today. it's nice that people like yourself are bringing it to our attention, researchers, we need to do something about this. >> alaska is such a beautiful place. >> you can hear more about alaska in ton our podcast and a conversation with the woods
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armed men forces a woman and niece out of the van. they had opened fire on a nearby house. the woman and niece are not hurt. a massive explosion caught on video in downtown portland. a fire started with one car and spread to another. two propane tanks caused the explosion. flames spread to at least ten cars. two people suffered minor injuries. it started with an accident involved a generator. ford is recalling 1.3 million ford f-150s and trucks. doored could open while driving due to a latch problem. they're recalling 2015 trucks and 2017 super duty trucks. ford says it's not aware of any
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planned today... to provide toxic cleanup information, for people aff rst... from one to good morning, i'm kenny choi. two community meetings are planned today to provide toxic clean-up information for people affected by the wildfires in sonoma county. the first one from one to three p.m. will be at the sonoma veterans memorial building. the second from 6 to 8 p.m. will be at santa rosa high school's south gym. a new gun law will take effect in san jose this december. owners will be required to secure their firearms in a safe, lock box or with a trigger lock when they are not home. the city council narrowly passed the new law this week. stick around; we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment.
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we continue to track delays for drivers along interstate
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80. the eastshore freeway, man, it's been slow. but it looks like emergency crews have finally cleared the scene. this earlier crash near the berkeley curve, your travel times still in the red from the maze into san francisco. 27 minutes. and san mateo bridge we are seeing about a 30-minute ride from 880 to 101. and we still have speeds in the red for drivers on 4 under 50 minutes from loveridge to 680. check out the clouds hovering over the bay bridge. we didn't get the low fog this morning. didn't affect visibility. but it is making for a gray start to your day. our vaca camera showing some clearing. we are expecting to see a break in the clouds this morning. but then we are going to see this storm system coming on in bringing us that chance of rain. we are going to see widespread rain. some areas may get a small amount, others up to a quarter to half inch in the north bay mountains. up to three-quarters inch of rain in the north bay mountains.
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"cbs this morni ♪ ♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, october 19, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, "new york times" columnist nicholas kristof in studio 57 after making his third visit to north korea. why he says it is scarier than ever to be there. plus, bruno mars on the challenge and joy of performing in front of beyonce and his dad. first here is today's eye opener at 8:00. a key republican senator says the trump administration needs to explain how four u.s. army sergeants were killed in niger u.s. african command is investigating the ambush to see if there were warning signs senators alexander and murray are going to unveil their bill even though the president doesn't support the deal. this latest threat, north
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korea holds the u.s. and south korea warmongers who may start a nuclear war. the gunman accused of killing three co-workers is in custody this morning the fbi does not believe the incident was terrorism-related central government took dramatic action this morning in an attempt to thwart catalonia's move to independence it was described as the nucle nuclear option and many didn't think it would happen this week's nfl quarterly owners meeting is held as a conference usually but this week it doubled as a political affair i got to tell you i hate doing talks. >> i know you do. it is so unnatural. everyone evaluates you, how did he do. it makes my neuroses crazy. >> i know it does. now that you're happy, do you feel happy to be here in. >> no, i am miserable. ♪ that's what you like, to be here. >> being honest. >> howard is always honest.
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i'm gayle king with norah o'donnell . charlie is off today. senator mccain says the armed services committee needs more information about the death of four american soldiers in niger. they were killed during a mission to reach out to local leaders. >> they were told not to expect combat but faced well-organized attackers. president trump denies claims he spoke disrespectfully to the widow of one of the four lost soldiers. former cia director john brennan said last night all three presidents he worked for showed great anguish for gold star families. >> mr. trump has his own way of dealing with things that i see as inconsistent with what some of his predecessors have done and how they treated it. i'm not going to dignify in any way some of the comments that have been made, which i think does not underscore the importance, the significance, the sacrifice of these individuals. >> brennan said recent comments
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"have not given the proper respect to the fallen." coming up on monday, khizr khan will be in studio 57. his soldier son was killed in ak and he got in a public fight with president trump. we will talk with khizr khan monday on "cbs this morning" north korea is warning the u.s. could face what it calls an unimaginable strike at any time. a new statement from pyongyang criticizes ongoing joint military drills between the u.s. and south korea. it says the two countries are warmongerers and the root cause of a nuclear war. "new york times" page columnist nicholas kristof spent five days inside north korea and wrote a series of articles about his experiences. he discovered north korea is cal vanizing its people to expect a nuclear war with the u.s. nicholas joins us at the table. good morning. >> good morning. >> this is your third trip to north korea, right? >> that's correct. you have seen in the past? >> it was very different. north korea is always a bizarre place and there's always a
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certain amount of over-the-top rhetoric, but this time the country has really gal an vised for war. there's constant talk about missile attacks on the u.s. there are billboards around the country showing missiles destroying the u.s. capitol, destroying the u.s. flag. there's discussion about how a nuclear war with the u.s. is inevitable, and maybe most striking about how north korea will defeat the u.s. in this nuclear war. it is not only survivable but winnable. >> they're convinced they would win if a war took place? >> astonishingly, they are convinced that they would win and that the u.s. would retreat from the korean peninsula, from japan, from asia, and kim jong un would unite the korean peninsula. >> why are they so confident, nick? >> it is difficult to distinguish what they say versus what they think, but they have a huge network of underground tunnels and underground
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fortifications, and their narrative is also that they have repeatedly defeated the u.s., in the korean war, in a series of incidents across the dmz. and so -- and there's always a danger, of course, dictators kind of believe their own propaganda. i'm nervous that that is what is happening right now. >> were you nervous and afraid while you were there yourself? you had handlers the whole time. it didn't seem like you were able to move freely as you have been in the past. >> that's right. reporting in north korea you were always very con stranlstra but in the past i was able to stay in the center of the city, walk around. this time the ministry had handlers that clung to me like a limpid. they kept me at a guarded compound outside of town and i thought it was to protect the north koreans from my vigorous questioning. but, no, it turns out they were there to protect me from security services who might not be on board with having an american journalist in town. that was a little --
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>> so thinking they could kidnap you and take you? >> i don't think it was so much the security forces would suddenly grab me. it was more of a concern can i might engage in some kind of mischief and then the security forces would grab me and then there would be a problem. >> we know north korea has probably the biggest national security test trump will face. when i was there in may and interviewed the president of south korea, he talked about opening up a bilateral dialogue. trump talked about that on the campaign, he said sitting knee-to-knee with the north korean leader kim jong un. any sense that dialogue can or will happen? >> one of the sad things is that the doves, if you will, people trying to find an exit ramp in north korea just like those in washington seem to be marginalized. the hard liners seem to be ascendant both in the north korean capital, pyongyang, and in washington. so i was struck that the north koreans were not very interested in talks. >> so that's interesting because, you know, president
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obama's policy was one of strategic patience, right? there wasn't this bellicose rhetoric. some people criticize it in letting the north korean's build up this weaponry. now you have tough talk from the president's mouth and on twitter. how are the north koreans using that? >> so i think that president trump's talk has been counterproductive. it was striking that the north koreans are leveraging it for their own propaganda. your average north korean knows nothing about otto warmbier. >> that so surprises me. >> yeah, it doesn't penetrate. they know all about president trump's trump to totally destroy north korea because it fits into their narrative. >> but this is the other part of it. we did a story with david gut enfelder in north korean dozens of times and he talked about all of north korea is not kim jong un. we are talking about million also of people there who don't necessarily know about all of this and wouldn't necessarily agree with what their leader is doing. >> you know, it is very hard to
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know what ordinary north koreans think, and in north korea you don't get a very good sense of that. i must say talking to defectors you get the sense that the mind control, controlling every bit of information, having a speaker in people's homes to bring in propaganda, not having radio dials, that that works pretty well to get people to essentially believe in the regime, except closer to the chinese border. closer to the chinese border they hear alternatives truths and begin to question things. >> we're glad you are back safely. >> so am i as is my wife. >> i'm sure she is. there might be a reason for everyone to put an extra spring in their step. our dr. david agus is on the move outside studio 57. >> we were designed to move. in a few moments i will show you amazing data about how a little bit of walking actually makes you live longer. ♪ >> that's coming up. i was so distract by his
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bruno mars is among the most successful male artists of the decade, and sometimes that requires taking a little step back. >> i think that we're all -- we all are just looking for inspiration, and being able to take a break from my music i'm so precious with and sometimes i maybe put too much pressure on -- >> even now? even now? yeah, pressure on himself. the grammy winner will tell us where he finds the energy to hype up a crowd and help his audience feel, in his words, fabulous. you're watching "cbs this morning." i like it like that. we'll be right back. that's what i like. it's bryan with a 'y.' since birth. well, i happen to know some people. do they listen? what? they're amazing listeners. guidance from professionals who take their time to get to know you.
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see how access to j.p. morgan investment expertise can help you. chase. make more of what's yours. in today's morning rounds, how just two hours of walking a week could add years to your life. a new study of older adults released overnight finds people who walk six hours or more a week have a lower risk of dying from respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer, compared to people not active. our dr. david agus is here. he has been walking this morning. >> yeah. how are you? >> getting an early start here. listen, this is a simple concept but something, you know, that everybody needs reminding of because of how beneficial it can
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be. >> of course. the data, these data show that walking just two hours a week can start to reduce the risk can of disease, heart disease, cancer and respiratory disease, and make you live longer. that is pretty impressive data. >> why is it the perfect exercise? >> well, our boldies were designed to move. so for millions of years we evolved with moving as part of our daily life? so when you walk the rhythmic contractions of the muscles in your legs when you walk actually make our body work. it is pretty amazing in that regard. your lymphatics -- >> look like you're going to walk somewhere. you just stood up. >> we can all walk around if he wants. now he's running. >> but for our body to work, for our lymphatics to push things around, the muscles have move. it is not just to get the heart pumping but to make our body work. >> you actually say the sitting is the new spoking. >> i don't say that, the data says it. the data says sitting for five hours a day is equivalent to
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smoki smoking a pack of cigarettes. >> sometimes you don't know how long you're sitting, david. i have an underarmor band that says, you have been sitting for an hour and have not moved and you don't realize you're not doing anything. do you think a standing desk is better than a sitting desk, which most of us have? >> i certainly think you want to move as much as possible. the problem with a standing desk is you're standing. in my office i have a treadmill desk. i go for two or three miles an hour. oh, look, there's a picture. >> oh, look, there's you. >> and it is a very slow pace. it takes about a week to get used to. but it is the movement, the railways mi rhythmic contractions of the leg. one of those little balancing boards where you stand and do that, but you have to get muscles activated. >> we reported new research about the brain remaining active after you die. explain that. >> first of all, don't experiment with it. it is not a good thing. >> right, right. >> but what the data show is when you die, which is your heart stops pumping, the neurons
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still work for a period of time. people who had heart-stopping and came back, they will describe, i heard the emergency medical physician say he's dead and now i'm alive again. so there's a period of time between heart stopping until the neurons stop firing and that's what they're talking about. >> experiment with walking but not with this? >> yes. walk, walk, walk. >> i always say the best way to do it is find a friend and catch up over the walk. all of a sudden an hour and a half is gone and you had a great walk. thank you, dr. david. >> got to look for a friend now. >> got to get me some friends. >> thank you, dr. david agus. >> i have friends i walk with all the time. >> the coliseum in rome is opening top tiers to the public for first time in decades. ahead, we will take you inside the galleries to show you the view rome's citizens would have had somehow thousands of years ago. the kansas city chief visit the oakland raiders. coverage of thursday night football begins at 4:30 pacific
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. ♪ you will soon be able to see rome's coliseum in a new way. the fourth and fifth tiers of the ancient site are opening to the public for the first time in 40 years next month. we're inside the highest gallery of the coliseum in rome to show us all the view. seth, good morning. >> good morning. just take a look at this view. this ancient structure is iconic. it has been photographed countless times, and last year, more than 6 million tourists visited. but none of those tourists got to see it from here. this view may be a millennia-old, but has not been seen for four decades. that will change in november when the top two tiers of the coliseum are officially opened to the public. >> it's a breath taking view. >> this is the director of the archeological part of the coliseum. >> the first level was intended for senators. then the equestrian in the
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second and the third intended for the intermediate categories and the fourth for women. >> she led us way up, about 12 stories, 120 feet off the ground. in america, they would call these the cheap seats. >> the cheap seats, yes. >> way far away from the action. >> yes, yes. >> from here, women and the lower classes could barely see the spectacles unfolding below. as far back as nearly 2,000 years ago. there were mock military battles, gladiators fighting each other, and battling animals brought in from across the roman empire. can you give us an idea of what it would have looked like, smelled like, sounded like here back in ancient roman times? >> you have to imagine, they laugh, it was really a mess, can i say. >> over the past few weeks, a fortunate few tourists with reservations have gotten an unexpected glimpse.
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liz and pete feely were visiting from new jersey. you're some of the lucky few to get a sneak peek up here. >> unbelievable. we weren't expecting this. we were told the tour would take us to the third tier and to be up on the fifth tier is amazing. it's beautiful. beautiful. >> finding the money for this more than $1.5 million restoration took some time. the work all funded by the government stretched on for about a decade. >> the money doesn't -- is not constant. so, for example, for five years, the government didn't give any -- because we have so many monuments. >> there are indeed so many monuments in this city. and this one is very high up on many tourists' to-do lists. and now it is, jeff, a little higher. this is pretty good. >> i think there's no cheap seats when it comes to the coliseum in rome, right? >> so right. >> i want to go to rome this summer. >> i want to go again. >> another group field trip. i love it.
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the evacuated because of the wine country fires, is expected to reopen tomorrow. kaiser permanente says the reopening of good morning. i'm kenny choi. another hospital evacuated abuse of the wine country wildfires is expected to re- open tomorrow. kaiser permanente says that the re-opening of the santa rosa hospital depends on state agencies and completing the necessary paperwork. the hospital has been undergoing extensive cleaning. opening statements are set to begin monday in the murder trial of jose inez garcia zarate. he is accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco in 2015. he was wanted for deportation by federal agents at the time. raffic and weather in just a moment.
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delays on southbound 680. live look the taillights southbound. 11 minutes from willow pass to 24 where we have an accident involving a motorcycle cleared to the shoulder. it's just past 680 there so expect delays. under 25 minutes from 680 over to 580. 880 through oakland northbound on the right side of your screen, jam-packed in the red 40 minutes from 238 to the maze. san mateo bridge, it's a struggle getting over to 101. just under 25 minutes from 880. making your way over towards
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the bay bridge toll plaza, it's tough this morning. it's just about a 30-minute commute from the maze into san francisco. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. at least for a lot of the drivers they have a cool sky to look up to. here's the clouds over the bay bridge. we are seeing big puffy clouds and a few little wispy ones. our sutro camera, look at that it's covering the bay area. we are seeing some of that cloud cover breaking up as we move further east. temperatures blanketed by the cloud cover a little warmer than where we normally have been this time of year. also look at this storm system coming on down from the pacific northwest. it's associated with a cold front so temperatures will be cool today. here's a look at the amount of rain we might get up to a half inch up in the north bay hills. the rest of san francisco maybe .10". some areas a quarter inch. so depends where you are and how slow-moving it is. warmer monday through wednesday.
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if one wants if if one wants news, not noise, to be less frightened and more enlightened, one can tune in to charlie rose. [ applause ] oh, we love that! that's high, high praise for our good friend. look at him! charlie rose! good, charlie. he was honored last night at the international achievement summit in london. charlie received the american academy of achievements gold plate award for his exceptional work in journalism, thank you very much. other honorees this year include sting, led-zeppelin founder jimmy page. supreme court justice, neil gorsuch, and sir michael caine, who you see here. look at this group, guys. with charlie, along with special
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guests at the ceremony. former president bill clinton. you think he'll be wearing it around his neck when he arrives tomorrow? >> let's insist. >> i know. let's insist. let's insist. >> keep it on. >> just makes us very, very proud. congratulations to the one and only mr. rose. >> yes. so welcome back to "cbs this morning." now you know where charlie has been. good news, he's scheduled to be back here at the table tomorrow. right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. the telegraph in london reports air berlin pilots were suspended after a fly-by stunt at deu dusseldorf airport in germany. the pilots flew low and then went sharply to the left before landing. people in the terminal reportedly screamed, thinking it was about to crash. it was air berlin's last long haul flight to its hub in dusseldorf. the pilot said he wanted to make a dignified goodbye. the incident is under investigation.
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>> should have come up with another way to say goodbye. that is very irritating and scary. venmo users can now pay at more than 2 million rely tailers. paypal is giving them the ability to accept payments set to begin this week. the peer-to-peer app is estimated to have more than 7 million users. >> wait, because paypal bought them, right? >> i believe. i don't know exactly what the relationship is. >> we'll double-check. >> but venmo is hot. "usa today" looks at a study between the relationship between sugar and cancer. they found yeast with high levels of the shougar known as glucose overstimulate tumors, making cancer cells grow faster. it doesn't prove that eating a low-sugar diet could change a cancer diagnosis. automakers are ditching spare tires to reduce weight and get better mileage. interesting. 28% of 2017 model year vehicles do not have spare tires. in 2006, it was just 5%.
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many new vehicles have tire pressure monitor systems now in some newer vehicles come with standard-run flat tires, which can go up to 100 miles. so you can find a repair shop. former surgeon general, dr. mortgagy tackled a range of public health crisis, zeika, drg and alcohol addiction and obesity. also the rising number of lonely people in america. he spoke about his concern at the aspen ideas festival last year. >> many people i have met have thousands of friends on facebook, but find few people who really know them. as a society, we have built stronger wi-fi connections over time, but our personal connections have deteriorated. >> now in a harvard business review article, he writes, loneliness is a growing health epidemic. he calls on companies to make fostering social connections a
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strategic priority. dr. moorthy joins us back at the table. good to see you again. >> thanks, good to be here. >> this is a topic you say you know personally about. you say you were a shy, lonely kid and people didn't even know that about you. >> that's true. in fact, it's something i've never even talked to my own family about. but when i was a child, i was very shy. it was hard for me to make friends and i felt lonely a lot. but i felt ashamed to tell that to people. >> why the shame? >> for many people and for myself, when i was a child, admitting that you're lonely is essentially equivalent to admitting that you're not worthy of being loved. that's really what underlies this stigma around loneliness. >> so why is loneliness now an epidemic? >> well, we are recognizing that loneliness is a lot more prevalent than we thought it was. but the data is also showing that there are more adults who admit to being lonely now than just two decades ago. and there are several possible reasons for this. number one, people have more mobile now than they ever have been. people move away from their communities and their home. there are record numbers of people who are actually living alone. we also know that technology has had a potential role here.
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technology can help or hurt. it's simply a tool. for too many people, technology has led to substituting online connections for offline in-person connections. and ultimately, i think that has been harmful. >> looking at your phone instead of talking to someone. >> exactly. or spending time on facebook or another social media, thinking that is equivalent to sitting down and seeing a friend and talking to them face-to-face. >> is it more common in men than in women? >> well, the data is interesting on that. we have reason to believe that men may be more at risk in some ways for loneliness. and some of this has to do with our culture around masculinity. we think that masculinity is tied to being self-sufficient and not expressing your emotions and certainly not admitting to feelings of loneliness. but many men do feel lonely, especially after they get married or have children where their social circles narrow. women are much better at keeping their connections in life than men are. >> doctor, i think the interesting point you make, too, is the connection between loneliness and our health.
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and real health issues that occur as a result of it. >> this is one of the reasons that loneliness is getting more attention. we are learning more and more about the impact on health. it turns out that loneliness is associated with a reduction in your life span. that is as severe as a reduction in life span that you see with smoking, 15 cigarettes a day. it's greater than the impact on mortality of obesity. and part of this is because loneliness actually places us in a stress state. we evolve to be social creatures. and thousands of years ago if you were connected to other people, you were more likely to have a stable food supply and be protected from predators. so when you're disconnected, you're in a stress state. when that happens chronically, it can have a profound impact on your health. >> is it worth building in more time for folks to get together? like cbs news has a walking club right now. and used to be coffee breaks that people would take or even happy hours, where everyone gets together. do you think more of those times need to get built in? >> well, i think the quality of time that people have together is what matters.
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giving people time to get together during happy hour, that can help to some extent. but sometimes people feel they're just taking time away from family or they're taking time away from the workday if they do, and what do they end up doing, often talking about work because that's what they have in common. instead providing dedicated time for people to truly get to know and understand each other. what are their values, what drives people, what are their experiences and inspirations and what are their lives outside of work? people hunger to be known authentically, and far too many people feel invisible right now. and that is at the crux of our loneliness. >> i think it would be hard for anybody, especially an adult male or female, to admit i'm lonely. and what are you supposed to do with that if you're feeling that way? >> well, it's a great question. number one is to recognize if it you are feeling lonely, you are not the only one. there are many people out there who are feeling lonely. number two, if you're feeling lonely, it does not mean there is something fundamentally wrong with you and that you're not worthy of friendship or being loved. and finally, if you are not feeling lonely, it's important
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to recognize they are very likely people around you who are. and that's why it's so important for us to reach out to them. the fundamental thing is this. we have for years thought about ourselves as an individualistic society that champions individual achievement. but what the data around loneliness tells us more and more is that we are truly interdependent creatures, and that ultimately, we need each other. >> a good message. i think it's great. >> i think it's really good. >> doctor, thank you so much. >> thank you. bruno mars performs at countless concerts, but one man in the audience can make him nervous on stage. he shares why he's uncomfortable performing -- can we give this away now? >> no, don't, don't. >> okay. we're not going to say. >> keep the tease intact. and how he gets complete don't just t
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magic." his latest album 24 california magic has been streamed more than 1 billion times. that's with a "b." certified double platinum. we recently went to his concert the other day and caught up with him to learn about his magic. guess where i was last night. guess where i was. oh, my gosh. that was so good, bruno. ♪ i literally woke up on such a bruno high. i've been to many concerts, but there's something about what you do on stage that i was literally -- and this is no joke, dancing out with complete strangers. that's what you do. people felt so bonded by that experience. is that what you're trying to do? >> absolutely. people want to go out and have a good time and they spend their hard earned money for their
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ticket and i want to make sure they leave feeling something. >> tell me about that attitude on stage. i love that too. >> it's just this philosophy i go be saying every time i get up on that stage, i want to feel like i deserve to be there. i look at myself as the vessel. so i'm saying, you know, i'm too high, hot damn. ♪ >> it's one thing me being arrogant, but the truth is it's people singing i'm too hot, hot damn. they're feeling too hot. and that's what it's about. it's about giving these people the words. >> but when we sing those songs we start thinking, i am kind of hot. >> that's the way it works. i want people to feel fabulous. >> what's nice is all the famous people that go to your shows. beyonce was there, j.lo was
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there, lenny va vits. when they're in your show, does that make you nervous or do you think -- >> both. i get a feeling beyonce is watching me going, you little jerk, what are you doing. and lenny is out there. he's out there playing guitar, you see that? you see me? >> the other thing, bruno, you called out your dad was there in the audience. you say it makes me a little nervous when he's here. what does it mean when your dad's able to see you that way? >> he's the man the tells me everything i know. the silk shirts, pinky ring, pompado pompadour, what he sees me doing with my band is what he was doing with his band. >> what was your thought process
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in 24 karat magic? were you looking to dog something you had never done before? >> if you look at my first album versus my second album is all over the place which is part of my personality, which is fine. i wanted to hone in on one feeling, one emotion. >> what is that emotion. >> emotion is a feel good album rooted in r & b. i had a vision of guys and girls dancing in a club and girls smiling and guys flirting. it was just this feeling like i feel like i haven't seen in a while. >> versace on the floor. ♪ versace on the floor". >> "versace on the floor.
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yts. >> that took me a while. i was wearing this brand-new suit. i thought, "versace on the floor," if i could mack it feel like what i think it should be, i think it would be really special. ♪ i could leave my heart at the door ♪ >> i also think it's fascinating you started writing songs for people. ♪ they've all been said before >> adele. i love adele's "all i ask" and i love sceelo's "forget you." how do you know a song is for them and not you? >> they're songwriters, they don't need me. they're incredible songwriters. we're all looking for inspiration and for me to take a break from my music i'm so precious with and sometimes i
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put too much pressure on. >> even now. >> yeah. i never want to lose that feeling i had when i put together "nothing on you" or "just the way you are." there ee's a feeling that you g where you say, this is it and this is the best i can do. >> you know, he has a very distinct way of speaking. he has the sunglasses on. he wouldn't take them off because he had a late night. he talks in a very sexy sensual way. "just the way you are" is a song he'll sing forever. some sanctions make him cringe. he really has a good time on stage. you were at the concert. you walk out and feel good. >> feel good. young kids like it, older kids like it. >> this is where you are and this is the best you can do. i love it when he -- >> i wish we could hear more from bruno mars. >> i know. julio, get the stretch. and to your point, we'll hear
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more from bruno mars next month on his first f prime-time special. it's called "bruno mars, 24 k karat magic at the apollo." you can hear more on our cbs ipod. you can catch more on apples itunes and apple's ipodcat.
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♪ fire crews are facing steep and rugged terrain in their fight agianst the "bear fire" in the santa cruz mountains. 7 firefighters have been injured . good morning, it's 8:55. i'm kenny choi. fire crews are facing steep, rugged terrain in their fight against the bear fire in the santa cruz mountains. 7 firefighters been injured so far battling the vegetation fire that's burned 300 acres and destroyed four homes since it started monday night. two community meetings are planned in sonoma county today to provide toxic clean-up information for people affected by these wildfires. the first from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. will be at the sonoma veterans memorial building. the second meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. will be at santa rosa high school's south gym. and this week marks 28 years since the loma prieta earthquake hit the greater bay area. the 6.9 quake was linked to 63 deaths and more than 3700
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injuries. this morning at 10:19, the annual great shake-out earthquake drill will take place. people are encouraged to practice the drop, cover and hold on technique for the next "big one." raffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. we continue to track those slowdowns for drivers that are heading along 101 through the south bay. traffic on the right side of your screen heading northbound just under an hour commute making your way from hellyer to san antonio avenue. and we have an accident already on the shoulder northbound 880 to south washington. but your ride about 40 minutes
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from 238 to the maze. 680 new reports of an accident right near north main street. drivers making their way into walnut creek, do expect some slowdowns. still about 30 minutes from the maze into san francisco. let's check with neda. >> this view you can see the cloud coverage along the coast, the bay, yeah. it's gray skies out there. but we are going to see a break in the clouds and once the sun comes out, then we'll have rain next in line. cold front coming with this rainfall and the amount of rain we might see will help those firefighters all across those north bay hills two-tenths inch up to half inch for places like ukiah. even more further north up in mendocino county. san francisco could see a tenth inch of rain. so it depends where your located how much rain you will get but it is going to impact all of us between about 4 p.m. to about midnight tonight. hot monday through wednesday. ♪
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