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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, march 23rd, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." breaking news. a deadly fire. a firefighter is killed while battling flames that broke out on the set of a movie in new york city. the latest shakeup in the trump administration. a third national security adviser has been named and a member of the president's legal team calls it quits. and congress passes a $1.3 trillion spending bill. it stops the government shutdown for now, but what does it the bill include?
good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, a massive fire at a movie set in new york city overnight claimed the life of a firefighter. the fire broke out in harlem and quickly spread. crews were shooting the new ed norton/bruce willis movie called "motherless brooklyn." norton spotted flames coming out of the basement. the building was empty. the fire quickly spread and the firemen had to get out. >> somehow while backing out of that building, firefighters davidson was separated from the rest of the unit. a search ensued. members tried desperately to find firefighter davidson. when they did, he was unconscious. >> the dead firefighter michael davidson was 37 years old. he leaves behind a wife and four children. the cause of the fire is
unknown, and five others were injured. and now to the latest shakeup at the white house. john bolton says he sees his role as president trump's new national security adviser as an honest broker. president trump announced john bolton, a former u.s. ambassador, was replacing the adviser. he replaced mcmaster yesterday. the white house said mcmaster's exit had been under discussion for some time. but it follows the ouster of rex tillerson and news that the president's lead attorney is also leaving. hena doba has more. good morning. >> good morning. the revolving door at the white house continues to turn. john bolton will take over the house in april. he's a hard-liner including on north korea and iran. the president confirmed yesterday what had been speculated about for weeks, tweeting in part, i am pleased to announce that effective april 9th former u.s. ambassador john
bolton will be my new national security adviser. i'm very thankful for the service of h.r. mcmaster who's % done an outstanding job and will always be my friend. john bolton seemed somewhat surprised by the timing when asked about it on fox news where he's a frequent contributor. >> i didn't really expect an announcement this afternoon. >> bolton is known for taking some hawkish positions. in 2015 he penned an on ed in "the new york times" writing to stop
iran, bomb iran. he wrote in "the wall street journal" about the legal case for striking north korea first. senate minority leader chuck schumer tweeted in part about his appointment. mr. bolton's tendency to try to solve every gop problem with the
american military first is a troubling one. hi hope he will temper his instincts around the globe. >> when he served as u.s. ambassador, he was not able to win confirmation. during the bush administration. he was a recess appointment. so that speaks to some of the controversy that he has stoked in the past. >> the national security adviser is not a position that needs to be confirmed by the senate. and general mcmaster wasn't the only departure from yesterday. john dowd, the lead attorney representing president trump in the special counsel investigation, also stepped aside. anne-marie. >> hena doba here in new york. thank you so much, hena. a former "playboy" model who claims she had a ten-month affair with president trump apologized to the first lady. in an interview on cnn, karen mcdougal alleges the affair started in 2006. she said the first time they had sex he tried to pay her. mcdougal claims she ended the relationship in 2007 because she felt guilty and given the chance would tell melania trump she was sorry. >> he never talked about his
wife, and i never brought her up. obviously there's a reason i didn't bring it up because i felt guilty about it. the president and melania trump were married in 2005. the president denies having an affair with mcdougal. porn star stormy daniels said she was having an affair the same time as mcdougal. you can watch stormy daniels' interview on "60 minutes" on sunday night. she speaks about the alleged relationship. president trump has denied that affair as well. well, early this morning congress passed a $1.3 trillion spending bill to keep the government funded through september. the president is expected to sign the bill today. the senate passed the measure hours after the house averting a shutdown at midnight tonight. the bill provides big spending increases for defense and domestic programs. some republicans opposed to the increased spending didn't relent until the end. >> and this morning the fbi's investigating a cyber attack on
the city of atlanta that's holding municipal systems hostage. the attack shut down many of the city's computer systems. it's unclear if any personal data has been compromised. the ransomled fois bitcoin. the systems affected include customers' ability to pay city bills and access to court-related information. tomorrow nearly 1 million people are expected to protest gun violence in the march for our lives rally. the demonstration comes in the wake of the florida high school shooting where 17 people died. students from marjory stoneman douglas high organized the march. over 800 sister marches are planned in the united states and overseas. the grassroots movement has raised more than $4 million to help fund the protest. and we'll have live coverage of tomorrow's "march for our lives" rally here on cbs and on
our streaming service cbsn. demonstrations against the police shooting of an unarmed black man in sacramento shut down a freeway and delayed a basketball game. protesters shut down interstate 5, the major north-south freeway at rush hour and then blocked ticket holders at the arena for the sacramento kings game. they were protesting sunday's fatal shooting of stephon clark. officers believed he was armed but he was holding a cell phone when officers fired 20 shots.lln days before the las vegas shooting show the gunman stephen paddock preparing for the attack. the video doesn't show the motive but it shows the great lengths he went through to kill 58 people before the attack. >> reporter: the video begins six days before the shooting. monday, september 25th, stephen paddock is seen checking into n the mandalay bay.
what follows is a haunting collection of images, capturing paddock getting on and off elevators, eating sushi in the hotel restaurant, interacting with staff, and transporting his arsenal of 23 guns and thousands of rounds of ammo in nearly two dozen suitcases and containers. the last day we see him is the day of the shooting gambling all night at a slot machine area before returning to his room at 7:37 in the morning. at quarter past noon he makes one more trip to the parking garage, returning in just a few minutes with two more suitcases. he gets off the elevator a few seconds before 12:30. a little more than nine hours later jason aldean would start playing and 25 minutes after that, the shooting would begin. nearly six months later we may know more about what stephen
paddock was doing and when, but still nothing about why. >> i think if we don't know by now, i doubt that we ever will know. >> reporter: randy sutton was a lieutenant with the las vegas police department for nearly 24 years before retiring in 2010. >> stephen paddock is like the boogeyman. he appeared out of nowhere, didn't appear to have any particular motivation, and at this point it's just a head scratcher. >> $31 million was raised to help the victims of the shooting. that money should be distributed by the end of this month. families of the 58 dead get $275,000 each and more to those who suffered brain damage or were paralyzed. last november a class-action lawsuit was filed against the mgm hotel. jim axelrod, cbs news, new york. the 16-year-old girl shot at a high school on tuesday is brain dead.
the plug will be pulled. that's according to her mother. jaelynn willy was shot. the suspect died during a confrontation with a school resource officer. they had been in a relationship that had recently ended. coming up on the "morning news" now, rex tillerson fires back. he raises eyebrows with his closing speech. and floating pollution. a giant collection of garbage gets bigger. this is the "cbs morning news." . so switch to lysol. what it takes to protect. mitzi: psoriatic arthritis tries to get in my way? watch me. ( ♪ ) mike: i've tried lots of things for my joint pain. now? watch me. ( ♪ ) joni: think i'd give up showing these guys how it's done? please. real people with active psoriatic arthritis are changing the way they fight it. they're moving forward with cosentyx.
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shot. the "washington post" reports secretary of state rex tillerson bid farewell yesterday. he urged them to show respect for each other. >> i'd like to ask that each of you ensure to take one act of kindness each day toward one another. this can be a very mean-spirited town. >> tillerson was fired by president trump last week. he officially learned of his dismissal through a tweet by mr. trump saying cia director mike pompeo would replace him. tillerson will remain secretary of state until the end of the month. "the new york times" says a college athlete died in bermuda from a fall. 19-year-old mark dombroski was found at the base of a 35-foot cliff on monday. he was in bermuda for a rugby tournament. authorities say there was no sign of foul play. they didn't indicate whether he had alcohol or medication in his system. the "houston chronicle" says
hurricane harvey's toxic impact on the environment was deeper than what the public was told. they only reviewed one of the toxic releases investigated by federal regulators. tons of chemicals were released including carcinogens. questions about the long-term consequences on human health remains unanswered. >> and "usa today" reports on a study that says the world's largest collection of ocean garbage is now twice the size of texas. the 600,000-square-mile collection of plastic and floating trash is located halfway between hawaii and california in the pacific ocean. winds and ocean currents funnel the garbage there. the trash comes from countries around the pacific rim including asia, north, and south america. and still to come, wall street selloff. the dow takes a tumble on fears of global trade war. how markets overseas are reacting. fears of global trade war. how markets overseas are reacting.
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the first shots were fired in what could be a costly trade war between the u.s. and china. early this morning china responded to president trump's decision to impose six tariffs on as much as $60 fwl on chinese imports. china announced it may charge high import duties on items including pork, apples, and steel pipe. china called on washington to negotiate a settlement and said the higher u.s. tariff seriously undermine global trading. china does not want to trade war but is not afraid to engage in one. president trump announced the u.s. tariffs thursday blaming the trade deficit for the loss of american jobs and also blamed china for stealing u.s. technology. he's calling for restrictions on investments in the u.s. the dow slid recording one of the biggest drops in the trump presidency. american companies with substantial sales like caterpillar and boeing were hit hardest.
this morning stock markets in asia saw drops in the arket. day the dow sank some 72 points or nearly 3 the s&p 500 lost 68 points. the nasdaq dropped 178 points. citigroup is putting rest ns on gun sales for new retail clients. citi will require clients not to sell firearms without background checks or anyone under the age of 21 and not to sell high-capacity magazines. citibank is the first bank to change its policies following the school shooting in florida. the founder of toys "r" us has died. charles p. lazarus was 94 years old. last week hoe announced they were going out of business. and the weather channel has a new owner. producer and comedian byron allen paid a reported $300 million. allen called the weather channel a tremendous asset he planned to expand. he owns seven tv channels including comedy.tv.
>> he's a long way from "real people." i don't know if you remember that show, diane. >> he's come a long way. >> he certainly has. diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much, diane. >> thank you. all right. still ahead, it's in the mail. well, for some people. a peek at the golden ticket that will get you into the royal wedding event of the year. he year. but one blows themisturizer all out of the water. hydro boost from neutrogena®. with hyaluronic acid to plump skin cells so it bounces back. neutrogena® infused with eighty lavender flowers in every bottle. air wick essential oils smells so real we put it to the test with real people. this one smells more like lavender. that one. no way! i'll be darned. the complete air wick essential oils collection.
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gloves, some of his fedoras, and an autographed pair of black loafers. also a ride-on train, not one at the neverland ranch but a private train he rode with his kids in the backyard. the auction is being held saturday. and invitations to the royal wedding of prince harry and meghan markle have been sent out. about 600 people have been invited to the may 19th wedding. the invitations are beveled and gilded along theedges with prince charles' embossed feather in gold and they have the initials of charles, the father of the groom. coming up on "cbs this morning," genetic consumer testing is on the rise. what you can find out from home spit kits and how your health is not always dictated by your genes. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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morning. president donald trump is replacing h.r. mcmaster with former u.n. ambassador john bolton. bolton will take over april 9th and is mr. trump's third national security adviser in over a year. he sees his role as a broker. congress approved a $1.3 trillion spending bill, averting another government shutdown. it provides for big increase spending for defense and domestic spending. the president is expected to sign the bill today. there's a massive study under way to find out why so many golden retrievers get cancer. chip reid shows us one dog who's helping others.
>> go out. >> reporter: the sweet and playful golden retriever, one of the most popular dog breeds in america with a special talent for getting even so-called grown-ups to join in the fun. >> see, guys? there's nothing to it. >> reporter: but as kris campesi has learned through a painful experience, they also rate high on another scale. >> goldens have a high probability for cancer. >> reporter: about 60%. she recently lost one golden to cancer, and now 7-year-old maliki has a brain tumor. >> they're such a part of your life, and when it's time for them to go, it's hard. >> reporter: looking for answers, she entered 3-year-old nicodemus who's perfectly healthy in a national study of about 3,000 golden retrievers. the goal is to understand why the cancer rate is so high. she spends hours each week gathering information.
>> i have to keep track of everything they eat, the water they drink, the chemicals i use around the house. >> am i correct that nicodemus has a fitbit? >> yes, he does. it's called a whistle, and it stays on him all the time so it can record his activity and his sleep. >> hey, buddy. how are you doing? >> reporter: at frequent medical examines veterinarian laney rhymes takes a sample of his hair and nails. >> they're looking for environmental stuff that the dogs might be exposed to that would be concentrated in the nails. >> reporter: and even while he's giving blood, that tail keeps on wagging. campesi hopes the study will eventually help all dogs including hers to live longer lives. and so do they. >> is that your best bud? >> reporter: you see, nicodemus is a therapy dog for special
needs children, and they are counting on him to live a long and healthy life. chip reid, cbs news, springfield, virginia. >> oh, man. i hope he does. well, coming up on "cbs this morning," in the "what's working" series, a group of lawyers donating their time to help lower the student turnover rate in some atlanta-based schools. and direct to consumer genetic testing is on the rise. dr. david agus reveals what you can find out from home spit kits and why your health is not always dictated by your genes. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com i'm anne-marie have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
>> good morning. i'm kenny choi. the weekend is almost here. some of us have big plans including you, outdoor adventure? >> yeah. i'm doing tough mother. it will be good. >> it will be muddy considering all the rain we have had. but i have good news. it may not be pouring on you. we take a look at our hi-def doppler, there is just a little bit of green out there right now zooming in a few showers off the sonoma-marin coast. that might change. i'll tell you about that coming up. >> thank you, emily. right now, pretty smooth conditions for the start of your friday morning ride. good morning, this is 580 right at tassajara. you can see your drive time is in the green in both directions between 205 and 680. light delays at the bay bridge toll plaza in the cash lanes. back to you guys. fiery security breach at a northern california military base and this morning the