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good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, february 8th, 2018. welcome to cbs this morning. the president's gatekeeper to the oval office is resigning over allegations he abused two ex-wives. new questions this morning about how the white house handled the accusations against rob porter and how his departure could impact the president and chief of staff john kelly. north korea parades its arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles down streets of pyongyang on the eve of the winter olympics. just 120 miles away, vice president pence is urging south korea to take a tougher stand against the nuclear threat in the north. a high-stakes lawsuit says
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your morning cup of coffee should be served with a cancer warning. we'll take a look at the science behind the claims. and learn how starbucks is fighting back. and only on cbs this morning, parents of several young athletes abused by larry nassar come together to tell us how safeguards failed to stop the sexual predator. >> how do you guard from a doctor? >> there's so much more to this that needs to be found out. >> larry going away was just kind of like the first chapter in the book. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> north korea showing off their military prowess the day before the opening ceremonies. >> north korea stages a show of force. >> vice president mike pence has arrived in south korea. >> our resolve to stand with you, unshakable. >> a new scandal rocking the white house. >> staff secretary rob porter has resigned amid allegations of domestic abuse. >> he grabbed me and pulled me out of the shower in a rage.
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>> another government shutdown looms. >> a bipartisan budget deal reached by the senate faces an uncertain future in the house. >> this package does not have my support. >> i think it's fiscally irresponsible. >> bipartisan push on capitol hill to investigate the u.s. gymnastics sex abuse scandal. >> these girls deserve justice. they need to know that this is never going to happen again. >> a major storm turned the northeastern u.s. into a dangerous mess. >> very treacherous. >> it's tough out here. >> all that. >> lebron gets away. sends it for the win. got it. >> and all that matters. >> twins. >> twins. >> twins. but you have a pair and as they grow together, they'll take care of one another and you can have hobbies again. >> yes, in 20 years when i'm your age, yes, exactly. >> on cbs this morning. >> wednesday the national signing day. when celebrated wide receiver
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bypassed tennessee and alabama, choosing instead to go with the florida gators. >> that decision did not go over well with his mom. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places. >> welcome to cbs this morning. domestic abuse allegations against a top white house official are causing a new shake-up at the white house this morning. staff secretary rob porter, gatekeeper to the oval office, is on his way out, after his two ex-wives claim that he abused them. one of them says he punched her in the face. >> rob porter calls the charges false and outrageous. he could leave as early as today. julianna goldman is at the white house. julianna, good morning. >> good morning. the role of staff secretary is one of the most important jobs
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inside the white house. overseeing every piece of paper that lands on the president's desk from articles to classified briefing materials. >> he is going to be leaving the white house. >> white house press secretary sarah sanders said president aide rob porter personally decided to resign. porter's first wife shared photos with the intercept website showing what her face looked like after he allegedly punched her while on vacation. in a statement, porter said these outrageous allegations are simply false. but admitted he had taken the photos. his second wife, jennifer willowby, detailed the abuse with the "washington post." >> within a matter of a couple of weeks after being married, i was aware of his temper. he came and grabbed me by the shoulders here and pulled me out of the shower in a rage. >> initially, the administration
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came to porter's defense. sanders described him as having exemplary character. chief of staff john kelly said porter was a man of integrity. but kelly later amended his statement to say he was shocked by the new allegations. willoughby told fbi investigators in january of 2017 about what she says was his abusive past. the fbi shared those allegations with the white house ten months later. >> i told them all of the details of my marriage including verbal and emotional abuse. they were also made aware of the protective order that i signed. >> reporter: sources tell cbs news porter's full security clearance was then delayed. it's not clear if he ever received full clearance. as staff secretary, porter would vet every single document before it got to the president's desk. including classified material. >> i would be surprised if you could do it without full security clearance. >> reporter: catherine dunn temest studies this for the bookings institution.
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>> the secretary is what makes the wheels turn every single day. >> reporter: cbs news learned porter is dating white house communications director hope hicks and she is one of the staffers who was involved in drafting those earlier statements defending porter. >> julianna, the chief of staff says this is new information. it wasn't new information. so how did the white house first handle it? did they investigate it or did they try and find some work-around so he could keep his job? >> well, that's right. the white house learned about these allegations back in november and actually in december porter was considering leaving but he didn't. and, in fact, his role was actually expanded. he became involved in more policy decisions. even helping draft the state of the union speech. and this was all done with the full support of the white house chief of staff. >> okay, julianna, thanks. this raises a number of ethical questions. >> it does. >> it really does. because as julianna pointed out this is an important staff position. i'm known about how important it is for years as a white house
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reporter as you have. there are ethical questions about why no one in the white house did this. the reason fbi doesn't give people like this a clearance is because you're open to blackmail. that's the issue. that's why the fbi vets everybody who has access to top secret security stuff. >> his job is to help the white house get in ship shape, you know, a little bit of an improvisational white house. so did they handle these issues in the ship shape way you're supposed to handle these kinds of issues or were they just trying to find a way to keep him on the job and minimize these allegations. >> and finally this is now the second top aide to the president of the united states who has been accused of abuse towards women and there must be zero tolerance when that happens. >> well, it's disturbing to hear they knew about it and he is still on the job as we said and talk about this today. >> there's going to be definitely more on this story. also some news this morning out of north korea because north korea is greeting the start of the south korea's winter olympics by showing off its military might. soldiers paraded with tanks, intercontinental ballistic missiles and other weapons in
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north korea's capital pyongyang. this morning, in front of dictator kim jong-un. >> a few hours later, vice president mike pence arrived in seoul to meet with south korean president moon. he repeated calls for north korea to give up its nuclear weapons. ben tracy is at the games in pyeongchang with the message behind north korea's display. ben, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. so north korea has really dominated the run-up to these games, first by just deciding to come to the olympics, then by sending a 550 person delegation, and now by staging this massive military parade on the eve of the opening ceremony. north korea put on a major show of force for the 70th anniversary of the founding of its army. tens of thousands of soldiers marched in the square. t also proudly paraded many of its weapons of war. including two different versions of its intercontinental ballistic missiles believed to be capable of striking the
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united states. kim jong-un and his generals looked on from above. >> its way to show it is relevant, it can control the narrative in the region. >> reporter: shea cotton is an expert on north korea's weapons program. he says if kim jong-un was trying to look more rational by engaging with south korea over the olympics, this was an odd way to show it. >> i think if north korea wanted to be reasonable with something like this, they wouldn't be holding a parade the day before the olympics anyways. >> reporter: during vice president mike pence's visit to japan, he told hundreds of u.s. military personnel at the air base that military action against north korea is possible. >> those who dare threaten us will do well not to underestimate the capabilities of the armed forces of the united states. >> reporter: north korea was officially welcomed t plik athletes village today. and south korean president moon jae-in plans to host members of the north's delegation, including the sister of kim
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jong-un, for lunch this weekend. meanwhile, american luge athlete aaron hamlin, who was named team usa's flag bearer, is excited about the north korean athletes who are participating in the games. >> that's what it's all about, is bringing peel together in a peaceful environment to celebrate sport and something we all love to do. >> reporter: for the most part, the athletes don't seem to be focused on all the politics that are surrounding these olympic games. an olympic competition has now officially begun. today, the american curling duo of matt and becka hamilton, they are brother and sister, they trounced the russians 9-3 in their opening match. so while the politics may continue here in pyeongchang, let the games begin. john. >> ben tracy in south korea. >> crushing the ruskys, that's always a good thing. >> feels like we're back in the '80s. >> usa, usa, let it begin. >> the pentagon says u.s. air strikes that killed about 100 militants loyal to syrian president bar shar al assad were self-defense. the strikes took place yesterday
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in eastern syria. the u.s. military says they came after pro-assad militants launched an unprovoked attack on u.s.-backed syrian forces. cbs news has learned american advisers were present during the attack but none were hurt. >> the senate is expected to okay a long-sought budget deal today to avoid a second government shutdown in less than a month but the house may not go along. the two-year bipartisan measure keeps the government running for six more weeks. it also provides an extra $165 billion in defense spending and $131 billion for domestic programs over the next two years. many democrats are unhappy that immigration is not part of the deal. house democratic leader nancy pelosi spoke for a record breaking eight hours yesterday, pushing for a vote to protect dreamers. republican house speaker paul ryan says he's only bring an immigration bill to a vote if he knows the president will sign it. >> and she was wearing high heels the whole time. that's impressive. new research shows the deadly flu virus spreads more easily than previously thought.
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at least 240 schools nationwide are closed today to try to stop the virus from spreading. at one wisconsin school, 30% of the students were absent this week because of the epidemic. nationwide, more than 4,500 deaths have now been linked to the flu this season. our dr. tara narula spoke to a researcher who says the flu can be spread just by breathing. we all have to breathe so that's scary. >> researchers at the university of maryland have created a one of a kind device that collects virus samples from your breath. using that data, they then track how the flu is transmitted from person to person. all you do is sit, breathe and let the machine do the work. >> it just is pulling all of the air from around your face at a fast enough rate that we collect everything but not so fast it feels like there's a breeze. >> reporter: it's called the ga sund hite 2 and is the brainchild of this doctor.
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the device is being used to collect and analyze the flu virus in an exhaled breath. with those virus sample, researchers are trying to track down how the flu spreads. >> the focus has always been on telling people, well, coughing and sneezing is how it's transmitted. >> reporter: in 2014, mit used high-speed imaging to study how far cough and sneeze droplets and therefore germs can spread. but in a cdc study earlier this year, researchers discovered that the flu virus can be transmitted simply by breathing. >> if we understand better how much of the infection is transmitted by air, and what the dose in the air is, we can then figure out how to reduce your exposure. >> reporter: they're using student volunteers to study the mechanics of how the bug spreads. by swabbing people who come in contact with infected students. >> if i can show that you got the flu from him, and it didn't come from his nose but it came
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from his lung, then you got it by the airborne route. we got the answer. >> reporter: they're hoping to use these findings to create models for better ventilation systems that would make it harder for the flu and other dangerous viruses to spread. for now, wash your hands for at least 20 seconds, sneeze into your elbow and please stay home if you're sick. >> thanks, tara. former u.s. olympic team swimming coach is under investigation for alleged sexual abuse. seattlepi.com reports a homeland security task force recovered devices from the see at home of shawn hutcherson. former olympic swimmer accuses hutcherson of repeated sexual asauce when she was a teenager. hutcherson did not immediately respond to our request for comment. calling for an investigation into how the u.s. olympic committee and usa gymnastics
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handled sexual abuse allegations against larry nassar. more than 250 olympic women and girls including olympic gymnasts accused the former doctor of sexual assault. nassar is going to spend the receive rest of his life in prison. we spoke with the parents of five of his victims. they believe many organizations failed to protect their children. >> how important is it for members of congress now that they're saying we want an investigation? >> the girls, the young ladies, they deserve it. you know, they've been abused. they need to know that the enablers, whether they're individuals, institutions, processes, whatever it may be, is eliminated, eradicated. whether it's usoc, us gymnastics, ncaa, michigan state. we're at the top of the range. >> we really need to know who enables it. and that's only going to happen from an independent investigation. so larry going away was just kind of like the first chapter in the book, and the healing has
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started, but you can tell that there's something still hanging out there, that hasn't been answered yet. >> reporter: the four organizations they mentioned told cbs news they either did not hide nassar's actions or were never made aware of abuse. they pledged to work to prevent future abuse. in the next00 t hour, the paren groups shares what it wants to happen next. >> looking forward to that conversation later. as many as 2 million people are expected for a parade beginning in less than an hour in philadelphia. to celebrate the eagles super bowl victory. parade will be the first in the city for super bowl win. huge crowds have gathered all morning in philadelphia and demarco morgan is along the parade route. demarco, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. believe it or not, people started lining up around midnight just to get a quick glimpse of the winning team as they get ready to make this parade. we all know that philly fans can be rowdy at times when it comes to sports victory. but police are hoping that that is not the case today.
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>> sunday night was extremely annoying. i mean, and concerning. >> reporter: on wednesday, philadelphia mayor jim keating encouraged fans to act responsibly at today's parade. >> don't ruin this for fans who have waited for decades as the eagles finally parade up broad street. >> reporter: city officials are trying to avoid a repeat of sunday night when revelers started fires on the streets of philadelphia. >> caught! foles, touchdown. >> one of the great stars will be quarterback nick foles, who caught a touchdown pass as he led the underdog eagles to super bowl victory. >> god bless doug peaderson and nick foles, because nobody thought they could do it, i don't think, and in the end they did it. >> the five-mile parade route begins near the lincoln financial field where the eagles play and has a fitting hand at the steps of the philadelphia museum of art.
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the same steps made famous by underdog boxer rocky balboa. >> we'll have people all over, on foot, in vehicles, in the air. >> police say they will have a strong presence along the parade route and the city is activating its emergency operations center to allow realtime information sharing among multiple agencies. >> they've waited forever to throw this party. >> reporter: philly sports radio host joe jelly says he wouldn't be surprised if 4 million people pack into the city today. >> this town has been waiting 57 years for this and it's just happy. it feels like an entire city has been smiling for four days now. >> reporter: the parade is going to end at the famous rock ti steps behind me. public transportation is also a concern because we all remember what happened back in 2008 when thousands of people were stranded during the phillies world series. the subway will be free for the rest of the day. folks just want to have a good time. back to you. >> you wait 57 years for a
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party, you have a lot to release. i hope everybody listens to the mayor. behave, have a good time, but behave. drowsy drivers are a bigger danger than previously thought. how research out overnight played
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surprise arrests could put a texas dad closer to gaining custody of his abducted son. >> ahead, how the fbi accuses the grandparents of plotting with the boy's mother to take him to brazil.
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good morning. 7:27. we are following an accident in berkeley. and chopper 5 is over the scene after an ac transit bus and a few other vehicles went into a house.
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this is along ashby and california. emergency crews are on the scene. you can see lanes are blocked along that roadway. this call first came in around 6:38 a.m. so do avoid that area. and we will continue to monitor this situation. for now, we have delays for ac transit lines 80 and 81 due to this crash. now that the sun has officially gone up, you can see haze in the bay area this morning. some patchy fog, hazy conditions along the coast. and temperatures lock like this. in the 40s and 50s at this hour. and here's our satellite-radar. you can see that fog forming throughout the central valley locations and along the coast. so visibility may be impacted for some drivers out there. here's your high temperatures: cooler over the weekend.
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i am still pumped about elon musk and his company spacex's incredible launch yesterday of the rocket falcon heavy. the launch was amazing to watch, especially when the two boosters actually reentered the atmosphere and landed back at the cape in synchronicity. it's the happiest anyone has been in stating, look, the rockets are headed straight toward us! >> the car took the ultimate road trip, you could say. to land the way it did upright is really nice. >> at the same time. the only thing it didn't do is
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moonwalk once it landed. i guess that's for the other rocket. >> giving him time. here are three things you should know this morning. president trump spoke at the national prayer breakfast a short time ago. he called the u.s. a nation of below fair values and said the country is strengthened by the power of prayer. he highlighted the opioid epidemic and religious persecution carried out by isis. it was a different tone from last year's breakfast when the president was bragging about his tv ratings as host of t"the apprentic apprentice", and he urged for attendees to pray for his successor in the program, arnold schwarzenegger. prime companies in austin, dallas, cincinnati, and virginia beach will be able to use the service first of two-hour delivery. amazon plans to expand it to the entire country later this year. it applies to orders of $35 or more. >> still a little slow in new york. >> what did you say? i've heard that, norah. i've heard that too.
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and "sports illustrated"'s annual swimsuit issue is responding to the "me too" move with an empowering photo shoot. it shows models with words written across their bodies. the female models control the choice of words and pick the ones that they believe define their identity. the issue hits newsstands next week. i was trying to figure out what the words say. >> i applaud them for the movement but where are the bathing suits? it's a swimsuit issue. there are no bathing suits. >> they wanted to do something different. >> i get it. all right. to be continued. the grandparents of a boy in a high-profile international custody battle are under arrest for their alleged role in his abduction. we told you about nicholas brawn's story more than two years ago. in 2013, he was taken to brazil by his mother, marcel. he's been there ever since.
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nico's father wants the boy back. michelle miller, who spoke with the dad, is in los angeles. good morning. >> good morning. christopher brann turned to the fbi two years ago for help who hadn't heard about this case until yesterday. with e federal authorities involved he's hoping the arrest of nikko's grandparents means his son is one step closer to coming home. >> he's an amazing little boy. i think you'd enjoy getting to know him. >> reporter: christopher brann saw his son nicholas in brazil just last week. the houston physician found out about the arrest in a surprise wednesday morning call from his attorney. >> when i answered the call, he simply said, are you sitting down, and i said yes, and he said are you ready to cry like a baby? and i said yes. >> how hopeful are you that your son will finally come home? >> it's the first time that i've actually had any hope. >> reporter: the criminal complaint says nico was taken by
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his mother in july of 2013, nearly a year after the couple divorced. she claimed they were going to brazil for a wedding and never returned. according to the fbi, her parents helped carry out the plot. a criminal complaint secretly filed by federal prosecutor last year alleges nico's grandmother helped enroll him in a brazilian school two months before his trip. it also says nico's grandfather carlos bought plane tickets to make it seem like nico was coming back to texas. do you believe nico's grandparents deserve to be jailed? >> i believe that justice should be served. i don't know that i'm in favor of them, you know, being in jail in perpetuity. >> reporter: with her parents in custody, brann hopes his ex-wife will want to start serious
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discussions about returning nico. a texas judge granted him the decision to decide where he should live but the brazilian courts so far have ignored it. brann only gets to see his son in brazil every two to three months. he's worried marceli will use the grandparents' arrests to turn his son against him. >> my hope is he can come home, we can make amends, that we can move on with our lives, and that nico will have equal access to both parents in his life, because that's what he deserves. >> the grandparents will make their first appearance in federal court next week. they each could face up to eight years in prison if convicted. in a statement so cbs, the wife's attorney said her clients' parents are not related to this case and mr. brann has regular access to see his son. john? >> michelle, thanks. drowsy driving could be responsible for thousands more deaths on u.s. roads every year than first thought.
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new research out from aaa overnight says drowsiness could play a part in nearly 10% of all crashes. in the last month 29% admitted to being behind the wheel when they had a hard time keeping their eyes open. kris van cleave is on the road in washington with the dangers. kris, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. researchers and police have long suspected that drowsy driving was an underestimated, underreported factor in crashes. the cdc says the average adult needs at least seven hours of sleep a night. many people don't get that much sleep. researchers have found if you're a drowsy driver on just four hours of sleep, you could be as dangerous as a drunk driver. >> i got you at ten over and then when you changed lanes you didn't signal. >> reporter: when police in addison, illinois, pulled over the driver of this pickup, he said he was coming off a 14-hour shift and was exhausted. >> you've got to be careful. being drowsy is as bad as
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drinking or being distracted you know what i'm saying? >> that driver got a warning. >> it just never dawned on me we would lose him. >> but a drowsy driving crash killed jennifer pearce's 18-year-old sister, nicole. they were coming back from a ski trip when the driver fell asleep and slammed into a tree. >> for ten years we've had to deal with her not just at 18 but the many years and who she would have become. >> reporter: this teen was asleep behind the wheel when he rear-ended another car. no one was hurt. >> reporter: aaa studies video from cameras like these. federal estimates cite drowsiness as a factor in 1% to 2% of crashes. when researchers analyzed more than 700 crashes caught on tape they find drowsy driving in less than 10%. one in ten. that's a lot of crashes. >> definitely.
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>> william horry is with traffic safety. >> there's no true measure as helping with sleep. it really comes back to try to plan and give yourself enough time to get that sleep. >> reporter: now, if that 7 to 9 hours of recommended sleep sounds like a luxury, some things to keep in mind. researchers say the most dangerous times to drive drowsy are overnight, and things to look out for, if you're having trouble maintaining your lane, keeping your eyes open, or don't remember the last few miles you've driven, those are all signs you're too tired to be behind the wheel. >> seven or eight hours sounds like a dream. before you go, kris, can i ask about the new look? how long are you intending? >> how long am i intending? >> with the beard? >> i wanted to do something different. until my mother stops insisting that i shave it. >> well, we like it.
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>> let me say for the record you look very hot. >> tell mrs. van cleve we like it. >> thank you, norah. >> kris, tell your mother i don't really have an opinion. >> john dickerson says he don't care. all right, kris van cleave, thank you very much. thank you very much, sir. hi, mrs. van cleve. starbucks is fighting to stop an effort to put cancer warning in hundreds of its stores. ahead, why the campaign a java jolt believes it's good for your hecht and what dr. agus thinks about the claim. >> i'm glad we have a doctor talking about this. >> a good doctor too. and we invite you to subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast. find them on apple's itunes and apple's podcast app. we thank you for watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back. ng." we'll be right back. let's go.
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a cup of coffee in california could soon come with a cancer warning. mediation begins today in a highly charged lawsuit. the council for education and research on toxins wants businesses to warn consumers
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about a possible cancer risk from coffee. that's right, coffee. the push for warning stems from a natural chemical produced when the coffee beans are roasted. john blackstone. >> reporter: coffee beaneries are steamed. a lawsuit alleges no matter how you make it, your daily jolt of java comes with a risk. he teaches the science of coffee at uc davis. as an expert he testified acrilled my forms naturally as foods turn brown. >> it's the amazing you get the yummy brown stuff on the outside of steaks when you grill it. >> reporter: it requires businesses to alert consumers about, thanks to a law passed in 1986.
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so under cal's proposition 65, coffee shops are being forced to post signs like this. trouble is in california right now, cancer seems to be brewing everywhere, at least it appears that way if you pay attention. park your car at an indoor garage, you're likely to find one. at any place that sells alcohol, the writing is on the wall. it's posted at the happiest place on earth, even outside cbs news in los angeles. >> they create in some people concern that there's something lurking in places and they don't know what it is. >> reporter: but the warning may be stretching the intention of the law. cbs contributor dr. david agus. >> i believe in transparency, but at the same time when you put out a bold explanation, to me it causes panic rather than
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informed knowledge. >> reporter: in a statement they told cbs news this lawsuit confuses consumers and has a potential to make a mockery of prop 65 cancer warnings at a time when the public needs clear and accurate information about health. while 13 defendants including gloria jeans and 7-eleven have settled and agreed to put up the signs, starbucks is still waging a battle arguing that coffee has benefits. >> coffee in moderation has been shown to potentially decrease the risk of certain cancers and potentially have some hurt benefit. >> reporter: this is one warning some will have trouble swallowing. for "cbs this morning," john blackstone, san francisco. >> i'm weigh in. >> mine's intravenous. up next, hour your app
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multi-vehicle crash including an a-c transit bus in berkeley it happened just abouut an hour and a half ago. the bu ar i'm kenny choi. one person is dead after a multi-vehicle crash including an ac transit bus in berkeley. these are live pictures from the scene right now. it happened about an hour and a half ago. the bus crashed into a home near ashby avenue and california street. san jose mayor sam liccardo is expected to discuss the good and the bad as he delivers his annual state of the city address this evening. mayor liccardo says he will talk about growth in business and airport traffic as well as the gradual rebuild of the city's police force. he will also discuss the housing crunch caused in part by all the new jobs. it will happen this evening at city college. traffic and weather in just a moment. it's time for the 'ultimate sleep number event'
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good morning. 7:57. we continue to monitor this accident in berkeley where we have one reported dead after an ac transit bus crashed into a house three other cars involved along ashby and california streets. and it's the first call came in around 6:38 this morning. bus lines 81 and 80 are delayed rewetted between sacramento street and martin luther king, jr. way due to the crash, there are delayed and rerouted between those two streets. a little haze at the coast some patchy fog in some areas. here's a view of san francisco right now. you can definitely see that haze out there. high pressure ridge is weakening. look at the temperatures. we are in the 40s and 50s for this morning hour. closer to 8 a.m., visibility looks a little low at oakland airport and sfo. but no flight delays at this hour. petaluma visibility down to 3 miles. this weekend cooler.
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, february 8, 2018. welcome back to solar. ahead the spouse abuse allegations that led a top aide to president trump to hand in his resignation. plus, we talk with parents of young athletes who say larry nassar sexually abused them. they share a powerful message, believe what your children tell you. first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. domestic abuse allegations against a top white house official are causing a new shakeup at the white house. porter is dating hope hicks, one of the staffers who was involved in drafting statements defending porter. >> north korea has really dominated the run up to these games staging this massive
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military parade on the eve of the opening ceremony. >> the pentagon says u.s. air strikes that killed about 100 militants loyal to bashar al assad were self-defense. the senate is expected to okay a deal to avoid a government shutdown in less than a month but the house may not go along. researchers at the university of maryland created a one-of-a-kind device that collects virus samples from your breath. >> people started lightning up around midnight to get a glimpse of the winning team as they get ready to make their way down this parade route and we all know that. >> in soens to teenagers eating tide pods new york state lawmakers introduced a bill this week that would force companies to make their detergent pods look less appetizing. to absolutely guarantee that american kids won't eat them, here's what the new tide pods will look like. [ applause ] i'm john dickerson with
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gayle king and norah o'donnell. the newest scandal over the abuse of women has hit a top white house official. president trump's staff secretary rob porter is resigning after his two ex-wives said he abused them. porter has been the gatekeeper to the oval office reviewing all of the president's paperwork. >> jennifer willoughby and colbie holderness accuse him of physical and emotional abuse. he denies it calling the allegations vile claims. willoughby told arlington, virginia, authorities back in 2010 that porter punched the glass on their front door. sources tell cbs news that the fbi told the white house back in november about the alleged abuse. >> white house chief of staff john kelly called porter a, quote, man of true integrity and honor yesterday. but later, kelly amended his statement saying he was, quote, shocked by the new allegations. there is no place for domestic violence in our society. porter's former boss, republican senator orrin hatch, initially called the abuse claims a vile
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attack on such a decent man and did not want him to resign. later cbs news congressional reporter asked senator hatch if knowing the allegations would he still employ him? >> i'm not going to answer because he worked for me. he did a tremendous job. if i could find more people like him i would hire them. i think that's how good he is. he's basically a good person, but i can't talk about anything else. >> did you see the pictures of the alleged -- >> i don't want to talk about anything else. >> he is basically a good person says hatch. porter, who is dating white house communications director hope hicks, could leave his job as early as today. on the first day of action at the winter olympics in south korea, north korea tried to steal the spotlight with a huge military parade. thousands of soldiers marched in the capital. the north displayed two versions of the intercontinental
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ballistic missiles that it says could strike the u.s. about 120 miles away, vice president mike pence arrived in seoul, south korea. cbs news white house reporter jackie alemany is traveling with the vice president. jackie, good morning. >> good morning. vice president mike pence held bilateral talks with south korean president moon jae-in on thursday set against the backdrop of the 2018 olympics complicated by the threat of a neighbor with nuclear ambitions. the two put forth a united front towards denuclearizing north korea. as the two prepared to march in the olympics under one flag. >> the united states of america will continue to stand shoulder to shoulder in our effort to bring maximum pressure to bear on north korea until that time comes when they finally and permanently and irreversibly abandon their nuclear and ballistic missile ambitions. >> otto warmbier's father fred
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joined vice president pence and the u.s. delegation to the olympics today in seoul. otto was arrested in pyongyang in 2015 after allegedly stealing a propaganda sign. he was allegedly tortured and died shortly after returning to the u.s. in a coma last year. a white house official said fred warmbier's presence at the olympics serves as a reminder of the world of the atrocities in north korea. norah? >> jackie alemany in south korea, thank you. just one day after ceo elon plussing celebrated the historic launch of his falcon heavy rocket, his electric car company posted a record loss. tesla lost nearly $675 million last quarter, bringing its total losses for the year to $1.96 billion. >> the automaker struggling to meet production targets for the first mass market car, the e model 3 sedan. tesla has never made a full year profit since going public. apple preparing to debut its
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the parents of several victims abused by former dr. larry nassar tell us they blame several organizations for not protecting their daughters. >> we believed our daughter
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ytwo pancakes. two strips ofr bacon. two eggs. if you ask me, that's a pretty good deal. but you didn't ask me. you know what? i'll mind my own business. denny's $4 dollar everyday value slam. available at dennys.com. former teen doctor larry nassar will spend the rest of his life in prison. more than 250 women and girls including olympic gymnasts accuse him of sexual abuse. we spoke to the parents of five of his victims. gina and john nicoles' daughter maggie was a member of the usa
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gymnastics team. lisa lorincz's daughter callie was a club gymnast. doug and julie powell's daughter cassie was a pole vaulter at michigan state university, and kyle keiser took her daughter sterling to nassar after she was injured and christy lemke-akeo's daughter lindsey was first assaulted when she was 10. tempers erupted last week at nassar's third trial. while the parents we spoke with are angry they agreed the biggest priority is to change the system. >> you were talking about an expletive earlier, doug. >> you are a [ bleep ] hog. a hog. >> we saw randall margraves rush him. did you understand where he was coming from? >> oh, absolutely. absolutely. if i thought that for a second that it would have done anything positive to -- he was from me to
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you, to rush him and choke him out. what good is that going to do me or for cassie. >> we saw people in many different stages of grief, so when we saw mr. margraves, at least from my reaction, i was just so sad. i was just so sad that it's like it's not my reaction, but i understood his. you knew in the continuum of emotions that we're all having, we've all been there. >> when your daughters first told you about this, i mean, was it hard for you at first to believe them? >> no. >> no. >> it was difficult for us. we talked to our kids as they grew up and coming from a law enforcement background and perceptive, nothing ever good happens after midnight. go home. don't do this. don't do this. be conscious of what you're doing. how do you guard from a doctor? how do you put that guard in your daughter's mind? it's saddening and sickening. >> i don't think for us it was
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as much as not believes her but not believing something like that could have happened. i was in the room when he was doing the treatment and he positioned snoo i stood up to see what he was doing, and i said what are you massaging right now? he said we just have to loosen those tendons, ligaments, missi muscles in that area, and that will help the skoelosis you have in your back. cassie told me immediately when we got in the car. she said i am never going back there again. i said why? she said he had his hand inside me, and he talked her back into letting him do that. he made it seem like without this area adjusted, she would never be able to be the pole-vaulter she wanted to be. >> he had done good work with her from the age 10 to on 13 as a gymnast. became a diver. broke her back as a diver. had gone several places for help, and she was home one time, and i'm, like, let's go go to larry. that was my moment.
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you know that he had fixed her up before. excuse me. so when she went and had a broke -- dwoent even know what it is. none of us know. a broken back, a broken tail bone. when he described what he was going to have to do and like it will be pretty invasive -- >> i'm going whatever we have to do. i want my child out of pain. if this is going to work, let's go. >> what's like knowing something was wrong? >> for us it was horrible, and for me i'm a failure. you know, my job is to protect my baby girl. we capitol go to the holtz. we couldn't stay at the hotel. we could not be in any situation to help protect other daughter.
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we had to fully turnover trust to these people. >> do you think that was by design? >> yes. to, what, cover up abuse? >> there's so much more to this that needs to be found out because each and every one of them are intertwined. >> senator gene shaeen said this is not a simple case of negligence or failed oversight on the part of the usoc, usa gymnastics and other institutions. there is affirm ed that many were alerted multiple times to nassar's behavior, and if he found excuses to look the other way. >> yeah. that's cathy clegas and people at michigan state who were alerted. sfwa lindsey would never be abused had they taken angsz back at that point because she was only 2. >> not one of our daughters where. >> no. >> when you look at this collection right here, our
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daughters would not have walked through those doors. >> if other parents come to you and say what should i do to make sure this doesn't happen to my daughter, what do you tell them? >> believe her. speak up. zroo teach them that if something doesn't feel right no matter who it is to say i'm not comfortable with this and i need you to stop. >> i think one other thing that you would tell your daughter, you would have to tell them don't trust anyone. you can't trust the church. you can't trust your priest. you can't trust -- >> your doctor. >> i don't know that i -- i don't know that i want to teach my daughter not to trust anybody. i think i want to arm her with the tools that -- i think had i taught haley to say i am uncomfortable that i believe at 13 she would have handled the situation differently.
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>> i think it's more of the other people that are culpable in all of this. i think they need to either step up and take responsibility or it needs to be taken care of. >> that's what cassie said. if you could put in one hand all of those institutions, usag, usoc, if she could put in this hand them coming to her and genuinely, you know, picking her up and giving her a hug and saying i screwed up so bad or
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our community goofed up so bad, if she had that in this hand and $20 million in this hand, she would rather have this hand. >> yep. >> because her psyche is just different and changed and non-trusting, and that shouldn't be how we have to live. >> cbs news reached out to all those the panel named, the corrolli who trained olympic athletes at their ranch have not commented. they say they did not know about the abuse. usa gymnastics also did not respond. they did not attempt to hide nassar's misconduct. the attorney for former gymnastics coach cathy cleygas has no comment. they say they are launching ap independent investigation into the decades-lopg abuse by larry nassar. i learned so much from speaking to these parents, and all just incredible people, and their daughters are suffering so much
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abuse and the aftermath of abuse lasts a lifetime. >> because their daughters are suffering, they're suffering too. as a parent, the one thing i never want to fail at is protecting your children. while it's not their fault, you can see how they've taken that all in. >> i have to tell you, my personal view is, you you know, when he asks this, is there something they could have done, the daughters of the parents. i'm not sure they could have. this man was so sick and manipulative and the onus lies on those executives at the school and u.s. gymnastics who knew about this for decades and should have stopped it. >> the one mother who was -- >> girls reported it. the girls reported the behavior that they felt uncomfortable about it. >> the woman who was a nurse in the room and even she didn't know. it shows how sick he was.
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>> that was really good. really good. george clooney is opening up about his wife and his young twins. you know they've got two babies now. ahead, why the actor tells david letterman he will be an old man before he can get back to his hobbies. plus, a challenge of counting more than 19,000 animals. the effort is underway to track every creature great and small at the london zoo. you're watching cbs this morning. we'll be right back. zoo. you're watching "cbs this morning." we'll be right back.
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what may be >> what may be the cutest event. the keepers are counting every creature from penguins to lions so that's more than 19,000 animals. >> speaking back to our year, look at url significant births. really to date a positive experience. it brings all of the teams together. >> i think he said he is counting a lot of animals.
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squirrel monkeys, jellyfish, and llamas are among the residents. passengers who skip fares. portable ticket readers will be used, to check whether good morning. i'm kenny choi. bart is delaying a crackdown on passengers who cheat on fares. portable ticket readers will be used to check if passengers paid. but the transit agency says it wasn't satisfied with the machines and the program should be back on track next week. authorities are looking for the thief who broke into the coliseum dmv office in oakland and caused major flooding damage. officers say that someone stole about $50 worth of copper from the air-conditioning unit on the roof. that caused the flooding. the dmv office will be closed until next week. raffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning, time now 8:27. we are tracking an accident that has a couple of lanes blocked involving five cars and that is slowing people down along 880 this morning. here we go. this is the eastshore freeway. we have delays making your way towards the toll plaza. 33 minutes from highway 4. once you get to the bay bridge we have an additional 27 minutes heading into san francisco. 880 heading through oakland, 44 minutes northbound from 238 to the maze. san mateo bridge that's been slow finally out of the red but stuck in the yellow 24 minutes
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out of hayward to foster city. and richmond/san rafael bridge we have those headlights westbound no longer in the red. still 15 minutes from marina bay parkway to sir francis drake boulevard. and we continue to see slowdowns through the north bay due to the earlier accident still blocking one lane along northbound 101. neda has the forecast. good morning. yes, it's a little hazy. we are seeing low clouds lingering along the coastline. here's our view of the golden gate bridge and now for the bay bridge. yes, you can see kind of a haze right over the water. and temperatures in san francisco 54 degrees. 43 in livermore. santa rosa 45 degrees. so still in the 40s for some spots. here's a look at the visibility with some of that low-lying fog that's out there. sfo oakland airport down to four-mile visibilities. there is some valley fog forming and some coastal stratus. our high pressure that's been hanging around us has been now weakening and it will be cooler on the weekend.
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♪ after responding to a call from a frightened zbliechlt police in scotland found themtsz in a 45-minute standoff with a bengal tiger. that is until they realized and this is true, it was actually a stuffed animal. 45 minutes. seriously? i mean, their first hint it might be fake is that they realized it was a bengal tiger, and they were in the middle of scotland. it was a pretty funny situation except for the guy across town who was getting mugged while the police were monitoring a cuddly toy. wouldn't you think if the tiger didn't move for five minutes, ten minutes, 20 minutes, it may be that it's not a real tiger?
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>> that's just what they want you to believe. >> oh. well, it worked in scotland. welcome back to cbs this morning. it's 8:30. >> right now it's time to show you some of the morning's headlines. the washington post reports scott pruitt, the head of the epa, is taking a new approach to global warming. he is now questioning whether warming is necessarily a bad thing. >> do we know what the ideal surface temperature temperature should be? >> he wants a transparent debate about what we know about climate change so meshz can be informed. in the past pruitt rejected the scientific consensus that climate change is caused by humans. >> these recommend dags drive more than 70% of its viewing time. a journal investigation found users are often led to channels that feature conspiracy
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theories, partisan viewpoints, and misleading videos. even when those users haven't shown interest in such content. it's troubling. >> very troubling. >> our partners at c net look at a study that says smart tvs, including samsung and rokus are vulnerable to hacking. they use the roku smart tv platform. consumer reports got it wrong, and users face no security risk. all of a sudden the volume changes and goes up or down and they change the channels. that wab a little freaky to me. >> usually it's just because i'm sitting on the remote. the los angeles times reports on a study that suggests pessimism about old age may be a risk factor for dementia. researchers found older people who had positive believes about aging were 44% less likely to develop dementia over the next
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four years of their life. that's compared to others who have negative believes. >> and usa today says brace your phones 157 new emojis are coming this we're. the new ones include new hairstyles for men and women. there are also new foods including a bagel, cupcake, lettuce, and salt. they already add to the bake oen last time around, and new animals like a hippo, kangaroo, llama, and peacock. there will also be a lobster em emoji. i like that. that's a good thing. >> i like that too. looking out for his home state. >> i did say that, right? emoj emoji. >> the home pod is priced at $349. this high-end speaker is designed to work with an apple music subscription and itunes. apple's digital assistant, that's siri, is also available on the home pod.
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a recent report suggests by the end of this year consumers will use more than five billion devices featuring digital assistan assistants. nearly three billion more will be added by 2021. dan ackerman is here to discuss. hey, dan ackerman. you have one of these in your house? >> i do not have one of these yet. i have a couple of echos and a few other devices. i have a lot of smart assistants. >> the device that a lot of people have, the echo, or echo dot. we tested one at our smart home testing facility down in kentucky, and our addo expert said it sount every sounded fantastic. a great amazing sounding speaker as you would expect at $350 single speaker to be. it better sound great, and it does, but at the far end much the spectrum compared to the
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smart home devices that people have been buying for the last year or two. >> is there a competitive advantage on the smartphone part? i mean, is siri saying something special or new or tell you look wonderful or what's -- >> it's got the same basic siri built in. if you like the phone experience, it's very similar. some people prefer alexa, which is the amazon assistant. some people prefer the google assistant, which is built into android phones and the google home, which is google's version of that smart speaker device. >> the "new york times" review called siri on the home pod embarrassingly inadequate adding siri is sorely lacking in capabilities compared with amazon's alexa and google's assista assistant. do you think that will affect sales? >> that's the issue with the smart speakers. >> in a doesn't sound like a good endorsement. >> don't you understand me? i'm telling you. >> we've been making fun of siri for years, and it's gotten better, but it's not quite is he lame level as alexa and the google assistant in this conversational back and forth stuff you want to do, and these
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companies take these products and put them on a spectrum. the smart end of the smart speaker and there's a speaker end on the other, and amazon and google have said let's make it smart. that's the main thing. apple is saying let's make it a speaker first and the smart stuff second. >> you can always get a good sounded speaker at home, but for apple customers, they're locked into that ecosystem. they have an iphone. they have an apple music kripgs subscription, which is $10 a month instead of spotify. this is a device that's really built for people that already have that or want to have that all in all apple experience. >> i like that ue boom, and i really like those. >> that's great, but if you have spotify or another music service, this device doesn't work natively with that. you can beam to it using air play, but it's not the same as using the voice commands. that's what everybody loves. play this artist and song. play this genre. >> that kiech works for me. i use my apple music a lot. >> what's the next frontier on
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the assistant part? like, what are we all going to get soon that's going to make our lives really amazing? >> i think we're getting to the point now, especially on the amazon and google side where we have multi-user versions where everyone in the house through voice recognition, it knows who you are, and this is something the home pod actually doesn't do yet, but the other ones do, and i'm sure it will come everywhere eventually where it can tell who is talking to it and give you personalized feedback and information. your calendar, music taste, what you're interested in by listening to your voice. >> dan, thanks. >> thank you whe. george clooney and his wife, amal, are speaking out -- >> what's her name, john? >> her name is amal clooney. >> i know. the couple teamed up with clooney's parents to sponsor
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hasam abdal. the clooneys introduced him to dave for his nigh netflix series. >> what are you guys doing this morning? >> well, apparently we're facetiming our family with 50 camera men or so in the kitchen, which is something that happens a lot. >> george, you and amal have heard this story before. i'm hearing it from him for the first time. how he spoke about even after everything he had lost, he spoke about his desire for jurks not revenge, and he talked about the future and what his dreams were, and i remember him telling us we were all in new york. i was with george and nick and nina, and he spoke about his
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dream of one day studying in the u.s., and i knew we all had the same thought, which was, well, maybe stlz something we can do to help with that. >> that's amal talking about abdal just to get that straight. abdal came to the u.s. last year. he is a student at the university of chicago, and lives near clooney's parents in kentucky. clooney also talks with letterman about his growing family. >> it makes you feel incredibly proud and also incredibly small. >> twins. >> twins. >> sounds fun, doesn't it?
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>> you can have hobbies again. >> in 20 years when i'm your age, yeah, exactly. >> the new episode of my next guest needs to introduction. begins streaming on netflix tomorrow. >> maybe the twins do take care of each other. >> you've got twins in the house. you know. >> very special thing indeed, but it does make you grow a lot more gray hair. doesn't it? >> a lot of stuff. all right. an upstate new york man is delivering sandwiches and hope. a more perfect union, how he overcame huge personal challenges to connect with those
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more perfect union" shows what units us is stronger than what divides. on any given night an estimated 554,000 americans experience homelessness, and in 2016 more than 15 million u.s. households were food insecure, meaning they lacked consistent access to food. our streaming network, cbsn is here with the story. >> this man knows how much a little can help.
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>> cheese. >> every weekend in syracuse, new york, it is sandwich saturday. starting at 10:00, granola bars, chips and sandwiches, assembled in kits and ready to go to those that need it the most. >> there are thousands of people hopeless right now in the streets. >> dozens of volunteers mobilize every saturday to help syracuse's cold and hungry behind the leadership of muhammad. >> one purpose, happy humanity, right? you don't come to eat the food. >> this cold winter, it's not just food they are giving away. ace jackets and hygiene kits are handed out. but it's more than the food and closing that the needy of syracuse get every saturday, human connection, bonds that are difficult to form on the street.
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>> when we don't have too much money, to go and get a meal and hot coco and all the people come together and we talk, and we network so everybody can help each other out. >> the volunteers found a deeper connection, too. >> it means everything to me. it's so positive. i get a chance to help people. i get a chance to meet new people. >> sandwich saturdays is part of the non-profit we rise above the streets and it describes his life. >> when i was on the streets and i was really hopeless and people walked by me like i was an invisible. >> he joined a gang as a teen in chicago. >> i started to get in drugs and violence and i got shot several times, like twice, on different occasions. >> he ended up in prison and there he found god and converted to islam. he knew when he got out he could not go back to his former life.
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just like the homeless muhammad now helps, he found somebody to turn to, a caseworker in a detox center. >> he told me i believe in you, and if you don't get out of this condition, you can't help a lot of people in this world. >> together they are working to help the people in syracuse, every saturday you will find them under the bridge giving clothing, hope, and a sandwich. >> i am going continue to do the work and fight and continue to save a couple people out here, because somebody trusted me and believed in me and saved me. >> everything that goes into the lunch kits is gotten through donations, and what struck me, guys, is not only did he hit rock bottom, he almost thought about committing suicide, so he found redemption through this, and families are getting
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involved. if a mother decides to do this, and then their kids follow. >> you need one person to believe in you, that caseworker that said i believe in you and i know you are better than this, and imagine what that message sent to him and now what he is sending out to others. >> it's not about the food, it's about the connection. >> yeah, he says that. >> people want to know somebody else cares about you and wants to help you. >> not to be a nameless and faceless person you pass on the street. >> humanity. football can bring people together, but not all the time, and his mama was mad the school he chose, and you can hear more of the cbs broadcast on itunes. we'll have that story after the break. today we will have the pitfalls of virtual reality, a new book
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representing more than 150 families impacted by last year's coyote creek flooding in san jose.. will discuss a lawsuit that d good morning, it's 8:55. i'm kenny choi. today an attorney representing more than 150 families impacted by the coyote creek flooding last year in san jose will discuss a lawsuit that claims that the flooding should never have happened canada's prime minister is in the bay area today. he will meet with some leaders in the tech industry. and police are still looking for whoever fired a gun at a wells fargo bank in mountain view. you can see the bullet hole in the window behind a worker's desk. it happened yesterday afternoon at the branch on grant road. no one was hurt. we'll have weather and traffic and weather in just a moment.
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good morning. 8:57. we continue to track slowdowns for drivers heading along the eastshore freeway. this is 80 at carlson. and that westbound direction a very slow going commute this morning. 36 minutes from 4 to the maze. we continue to track accident after accident along this stretch. this is a motorcycle crash just past gilman. and that has at least one lane blocked. so do expect slowdowns as you make your way into berkeley this morning. it's going to continue to be slow on the 580 approach towards the maze. it's just past highway 24. and the bay bridge toll plaza, 38 minutes from the maze into
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san francisco. oakland 880, the nimitz freeway, 40 minutes in the red from 238 to the maze. it's been a slow morning. let's check in with neda on the forecast. we are looking at mostly clear skies especially if you are inland. here's our vaca cam showing that sunrise this morning and there's some cloud coverage along the coast. and we are noticing that haze along the san francisco view at least in this view. some of our other camera shots though showing clear conditions. temperatures right now in the 40s and 50s. 51 in santa rosa. temperatures warming up there. visibility showing down to four miles in sfo area. oakland airport down to 6-mile visibility but it's cleared up across the north bay and our wind speeds right now are calm. but they are coming out of the north-northeast. so it's that dry offshore wind yet again. but because of the calm conditions, that's why that haze hasn't really moved off the coastline. you can see it in that satellite-radar there. our temperatures today are actually going to be very similar to yesterday. we are looking at temperatures dropping to the 60s by the time we get to saturday and sunday.
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