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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, may 4th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." a hawaiian volcano erupts, shooting lava into the sky and sending it slowly dangerously close to home, triggering a mandatory evacuation. and president trump concedes he now admits to paying stormy danielss to keep quiet as he denies an affair as he exposes himself to new possible legal peril. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news
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headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, this morning, lava, ash, and smoke are pouring out of the world's most active volcano, hawaii's kilauea. more than a thousand residents of a nearby community have been ordered to evacuate. following 200 small earthquakes that followed last week and the collapse of the floor. one resident described it as a curtain of fire. lava and steam also started to pour out of a crack near homes. residents had to make a run for it fast. >> since it's right there behind our house, we could hear the lava exploding right from the house. and so, you know, is the house going to still be there when we go back over there? it might be. the lava's flowing downhill. we're uphill.
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but, you know, it's going to be changing the scenery for sure. >> the national guard has been called to help with the evacuations. president trump's admission that he footed the bill for hush money for daniels after initially denying it raises questions, both legal and political. the admission may have exposed mr. trump to other legal liabilities and apparently caught much of his own staff off guard. hena doba is here in new york. hena, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. president trump said he paid stormy daniels $130,000 to stop her from spreading lies about him ahead of the 2016 election. this surprise revelation has created new legal headaches and stunned many in the west wing. president trump is now acknowledging that he paid money to adult film actress stormy daniels, though he denies they had an affair. in a series of tweets, the president described the nondisclosure agreement with daniels as being very common
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among celebrities. mr. trump said it was intended to, quote, stop the false and extortionist revelations made by her about an affair. those revelations were initially made by rudy giuliani during a pair of interviews on fox news. it was a dramatic debut for the former new york city mayor and his new role as a member of the president's legal team, but experts say giuliani's statements raise new questions about the $130,000 sent to daniels. >> that looks like a structure of money, and when you use the word "a funnel" or "facilitate," that doesn't look good. >> white house officials were caught off guard by mr. trump's revised version of events. >> the first awareness i had was during the interview last night. >> press secretary sarah sanders had previously said the president knew nothing about any payments given to daniels. >> we're giving you the best information at the time and we do our best to do that every
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day. >> sanders said questions about the payment should be addressed to mr. trump's personal attorneys. and stormy daniels' personal attorney michael avenatti said giuliani's admission makes, quote, the case that much stronger and our ability to depose the president that much stronger. anne-marie. >> thank you, hena. president trump's newest legal representative rudy giuliani has called former fbi director james comey a disgraceful liar. ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll hear from james comey about what he thinks of the president's address. this is the fourth year in a row mr. trump will speak to the group. the nra spent $30 million in support of his presidential campaign. after the mass shooting at a florida high school earlier this year the president for a brief moment called for tougher gun measures, something the nra strongly opposes. he later backed away from that position. the release of three americans held by north korea
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may be imminent. president trump's new layer rudy giuliani says they may be set free as early as today. administration officials have pressed for their release as a gesture of good will prior to a possible u.s./north korean summit in the next weeks. the three americans include a missionary and two teachers. and it's reported that alleged incidence of sexual misconduct by charlie rose was far more than previously reported and that cbs management was warned. bianna golodryga has details. >> reporter: cbs news management was told about rose's behavior toward rose toward women on three different occasions going back to 1986. allegations in the post include groping and indecent exposure and initiating sexual conversations while he was in programs.
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at one point he began taking a 24-year-old employee to expensive lunches and suggested other job opportunities. it was brought to the attention of the morning show's executive producer ryan kadro who said in statement he was not told about any inappropriate behavior. a cbs spokesperson said kadro determined it was a job interview. in response to the cbs news article, they said we cannot corroborate or confirm any of the situations described. in a separate statement, jeff fager who hired rose two different times said he was one of the best interviewers in the country, period. if i knew there was this darker side, he never would have been hired. amy britain co-authored the "post" investigation. the women told us they feared retaliations against their careers for speaking out against charlie. >> cbs news says there were no formal complaints filed against
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rose behalf he was fired. in a statement davids rhodes said management has been working to provide an environment safe for their staff. the journalism is important but nothing is more important than the people who do it. gayle king also reacted. >> to know that women were hurt and to say what women are saying. >> charlie rose has not responded to our request for comment, but in an e-mail he told the "post," your storyis unfair and inaccurate. cbs news says it has retained an outside law firm to help investigate sexual harassment and misconduct complaints. bianna golodryga, cbs news, new york. we're learning more about the engine explosion on a southwest airlines jet last month. the national transz pore tagsz safety board said the pilots struggled to control the 737 after the engine blew apart. when part of the engine's
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could cowling shattered a window, the cabin lost pressure and pushed a passenger partially out of the window. she died later. other blades in the engine showed no signs of cracking. arizona officials are looking for legal guidance in case senator john mccain retires or dies in office. mccain, 81 years old is battling brain cancer. he narrated a portion of his audio book of his upcoming memoir, "the restless ways. " i don't know how long i'll be here. maybe five years. maybe with advances, they'll find new treatments for cancer and they'll extend my life. maybe i'll be gone before you hear this. my predict meant as well, rather unpredictable. mccain says he wants to be buried at his alma mater, the united states naval academy. >> "the restless wave" will be published by simon & schuster, a division of cbs.
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coming up on the "morning news," prayers were answered. the house chaplain keeps his job after a faud with a house speaker. and a dirty crime. a new jersey man is accused of leaving a daily mess at a high school. this is the "cbs morning news." accused of leaving a daily mess at a high school. this is the "cbs morning news." that's why there's otezla. otezla is not an injection or a cream. it's a pill that treats differently. for psoriasis, 75% clearer skin is achievable with reduced redness, thickness, and scaliness of plaques. and for psoriatic arthritis, otezla is proven to reduce joint swelling, tenderness, and pain. and the otezla prescribing information has no requirement for routine lab monitoring. don't use if you're allergic to otezla. otezla may cause severe diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. tell your doctor if these occur. otezla is associated with an increased risk of depression. tell your doctor if you have a history of depression or suicidal thoughts, or if these feelings develop. some people taking otezla reported weight loss. your doctor should monitor your weight and may stop treatment.
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controversial decision to force the house chaplain to resign. it came hours after father patrick conroy sent a letter to ryan saying he did nothing to be dismissed from his job. he was asked to resign because some house members' needs were not being met. he now says he doesn't want a protracted fight over the issue. conroy says a top ryan aide sites a prayer he said critical of the republican tax bill. governor doug ducey signed off on teacher pay raises. the 20% raise ended the teachers' six-day walkout. they're expected to start returning to schools today. the governor said the budget also provides $100 million for other education assistance. the lawmakers turned down several teacher demands including giving raises to support staff. new jersey.com reports a
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. on the "cbs moneywatch" why it's time to change your twitter password and the recall on ground beef. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange. good morning, diane. >> good morning, anne-marie. well, we'll start with this. this morning the investors will be watching the april jobs report. economists plan to show employers added 190,000 jobs this month. that's more than double in march. the unemployment rate is expected to decline to 4%. losses by health care companies and banks were offset by gains in industrial shares. the dow rose 5 points. the s&p 500 lost 6 points.
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the nasdaq gave up 12 points. the volkswagen's martin winterkorn has been indicted in detroit. the company's plan was to cheat and achieve the highest level. they admit to turning the engines off on the road. winterkorn has been charged with three counts of wire fraud and one of conspireing with other executives to violate the clean air act. 35,000 pounds of ground beef is being recalled by a north carolina processing plant because they may be contaminated with bits of plastic. the meat was sold in indiana and virginia and sold under the packaging label ground beef. consumers are urged to either throw the meat out or return it to the store. and if you're a twitter user, change your password. that is the urging from twitter after recently discovering a bug that stores passwords on an internal log in an unprotected form. twitter claims there's no
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indication of a breach or that passwords were misused. twitter says you should change that password if you use it elsewhere. anne-marie. diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much. >> thank you. still to come, the new flavor of medicine. we'll meet a doctor who's prescribing roasted vegetables instead of drugs to treat his patients. vegetables instead ofruents child: bye, grandpa! and if you have heart failure, entrusting your heart to entresto may help. entresto is a heart failure medicine that helps improve your heart's ability to pump blood to the body. in the largest heart failure study ever, entresto was proven superior at helping people stay alive and out of the hospital compared to a leading heart failure medicine. don't take entresto if pregnant. it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren, or if you've had angioedema with an ace or arb. the most serious side effects are angioedema, low blood pressure,
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here's look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. >> 40-plus peacocks were showing up on my roof every night. and then they would go into this tree. >> a man in vancouver had a bit of a peacock problem and now he has a problem with the law. he's been fined almost $800 for cutting down a tree that was
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attracting dozens of peacocks. he said the birds left huge messes and were loud, keeping him up all night. he asked for a permit to remove the tree. he was denied but chopped it down anyway. it's out with drugs and in with food for one doctor in new york. he's prescribing vegetables instead of medicine as part of an overall treatment for his patients. laura podesta has more. >> reporter: here in the kitchen j.t. crofts is filling his prescription for a healthy diet. foods like this cauliflower pizza with roasted vegetables helps him fight his chronic health problems. >> we're focusing on plant-based food. >> reporter: j.t. was on multiple medications to treat high blood pressure, reflux, and gout. when he was diagnosed with gout, he got off his medication.
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>> what are you cooking up in the kitchen nowadays? >> reporter: dr. graham is part of an innovative trend that focuses on diet, relaxation techniques, exercise, and more to manage a patient's disease. so this is where your patient can do pilates as well as exercise and a meal plan? >> yes. >> reporter: he works with a nutritionist to work with diet for j.t. >> what we try to do is really dive into a patient's story, their culture, get a really good history and physical, and find out the foods that make you feel better and what makes you feel worse. j.d. was told to avoid dairy, meat, sugar, alcohol, and processed foods. he was given vitamin a and c supplements. >> it's changed my life. i guarantee you i'm not going back to the stuff i was doing before. >> reporter: he has not had a gout attack since starting the plan in october, and he's now off the medication he was on for 16 years.
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our top story this morning, hawaii's kilauea volcano is ee rup erupting a nearby neighborhood. residents had little time to get out even though there had been signs all week it was imminent. and president trump now admits he paid the $130,000 in hush money to important star stormy daniels but says the money had nothing to do with his election campaign. previously mr. trump said he knew nothing about the payment. a judge has ruled that prosecutors may collect dna, fingerprints, and body photographs of the suspected golden state killer. a dna match on a genealogy
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website led to an arrest that now has investigators re-examining other cold cases. carter evans has more. >> reporter: it was an unconventional report that led to joseph deangelo in court decades after a spree of murders and rapes. evidence from the golden state killer's case through a genealogical database, and through several distant relatives, they were able to track down deangelo. now, that same technology could help california solve some of its most notorious cases including the infamous zodiac killer cases. >> it will break it wide open. >> reporter: jim jaksch has been working on the zodiac killer case for years. the zodiac killer boasted about killing as many as 37 people and taunted police by sending them cryptic letters.
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>> if they're able to find the relative of the person who licked that stamp, how big is that? >> it's real big. it's a great place for an investigation to really start. >> reporter: detectives are now trying to recover saliva on the stamps from those very letters and using the genealogy site gives them a potent new weapon says monte miller. >> any time we can't identify the criminal, if we can identify some of the criminal's relatives, that might give us a very good leg up on solving some of these crimes. >> and it's giving new hope for cracking cases that had long gone cold and seems like they might never be solved. >> so it has a lot of potential. >> absolutely. the potential is great. >> detectives plan to enter the same database that helped track down the golden state killer. if they're successful, this could finally bring some closure to the relatives of the zodiac killer's victims. carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. coming up on "cbs this morning" -- >> reporter: a freshman at this
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high school is suing his principal. i'm nikki battiste in mark a san, wisconsin, with the t-shirts sparking all the controversy. that story coming up on "cbs this morning." plus we'll talk with brett keller, the ceo of online travel agency priceline about emerging trends in travel and popular destinations this year. and in the series "a more perfect union," how the entertainment industry is teaming up with fifth graders to bring their screenplays to life. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day and a great weekend. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.co
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i'm kenny choi. a live look outside this morning. it's friday, may 4th. i'm kenny choi. the weekend is almost here.
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everyone is happy. >> i'm. i'm happy. >> it'si am. it's the 4th. tomorrow is cinco de mayo. >> may the 4th be with you! >> i'm michelle griego. clouds on top of the bay bridge this morning. the marine layer was stubborn yesterday. cool conditions for san francisco and the coast and we'll see that again today just it's expected to burn off sooner. we don't have that strong of an ocean breeze this morning but cloudy and cool at the coast for the morning hours. sunny and warm. a warm week next week. we are tracking the usual crowds through the altamont pass westbound 580 slow. it's slow along westbound 205 heading out of tracy and then you pick up speed and you're back in the green, 23 minutes between 205

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