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good morning to our viewers in the west. it is thursday, may 17th, 2018. welcome to "cbs this morning." president trump's financial disclosure confirms he reimbursed his personal lawyer who paid hush money to an adult film star. the new release is raising questions about why it was admitted in the president's sworn filing last year. police say an explosion at a southern california day spa was no accident. now they want to know if the owner, who died in the blast, was the target. a judge frees a convicted killer after the philadelphia d.a. says prosecutors and police hid evidence that someone else committed the crime. and meghan markle confirms her father will not attend the royal wedding.
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we look at the rehearsal for the couple's parade and special security training for the royals. but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> the fact is the president disclosed everything he could disclose and mueller should now bring this to a close. >> the president admits he repaid his lawyer for hush money. >> there may very well be violations of both campaign laws as well as financial disclosure obligations. >> in southern california, a deadly explosion at a day spa may have been targeting the owner. >> it's a complete shock. >> an illinois police officer is being called a hero after he stopped a school shooting. >> confronted him head on. >> michigan state university reached a $500 million settlement with the hundreds of women who say they were sexually assaulted by larry nassar. >> it feels like a huge victory. >> kilauea is spewing ash into the air. >> all that --
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>> the tornado on the ground in germany just spinning along this road, cars spinning just feet away. >> in texas, the dump truck swerved around a car and burst into flames. >> how many fans here, huh? >> that tweet has raked in over 18 million views. >> whether you hear it, there's one thing i think we can all agree on, nothing has ever mattered less than this. >> on "cbs this morning." >> the news that has shaken me to the core because the swedish government has admitted swedish meatballs are actually turkish. the swedish ambassador issued the following statement. [ speaking gibberish ] >> a likely story. welcome to "cbs this morning." gayle king is on assignment in london for the royal wedding so
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bianna golodryga is with us. >> good morning. >> my swedish chef impression there. president trump's new lawyer says a personal financial disclosure removes any suspicion that the president broke campaign finance law in connection with stormy daniels. >> document confirms it was between $150,000 and $200,000. cohen paid the adult film star $130,000 to keep silent about an alleged fair with mr. trump in 2006. >> the president denies having sex with daniels. he said he knew nothing about the payment. paula reid is at the white house with the admission that critics say should have been revealed last year. paula, good morning. >> good morning. this disclosure comes after weeks of contradictory statements from the president and his attorney about that payment to stormy daniels. while the president's attorneys say they disclosed this in the interest of transparency, the office of government ethics says actually it was required. >> the president disclosed
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everything he could di >> president trump's attorney rudy giuliani told fox news that he doesn't believe the president's financial disclosures are a liability. >> we're very comfortable with it and we think it vindicates our original strategy. also vindicates the fact mueller should bring this to a close. >> president trump has previously denied knowledge of the payment. >> did you know about the $130,000 payment to stormy daniels? do you know where she got the money to make that payment? >> no, i don't know. >> earlier this month, giuliani first revealed to fox news the president paid cohen back. >> some stormy daniels woman, 130,000, i mean, which is going to turn out to be perfectly legal. >> brendan fisher works as a bipartisan watchdog campaign legal center. >> president trump's financial disclosure report is effectively an admission that $130,000 in debt was omitted from last year's report, failing to report a debt on a report like this is a violation of federal law. >> along with the financial disclosures form, the office of
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government ethics sent a letter to deputy attorney general rod rosenstein, flagging the update, in case it was relevant to any inquiry the justice department may be pursuing. the office of government ethics says the letter should not be seen as a criminal referral. and it would simply providing information to the justice department. there are still outstanding legal questions about the daniels payment. >> it very much appears that the payment was made for the purpose of influencing the 2016 election, and with that comes potential campaign finance violations. >> the daniels payment doesn't appear to have anything to do with russia. so it's unlikely any investigation into that payment would fold into the mueller probe, despite giuliani's insistence on trying to link the two. but both mueller and the justice department has said they don't believe they have the authority to indictment a sitting president. what they do have the authority to do, though, is refer any evidence of criminal wrongdoing to congress for possible impeachment proceedings. bianna. >> that financial statement just
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raises more and more questions. paula, thank you. well, one year ago today, robert mueller was appointed to lead the investigation of russian meddling into the 2016 election. the senate intelligence committee said yesterday it agrees with the u.s. intelligence community's assessment that russia acted in part to help trump win the gop nomination. nancy cordes on capitol hill with the report that's put committee republicans on opposite sides from their counterparts in the house. >> reporter: good morning. after 14 months of investigating this, the senate intelligence committee says that unlike its house counterpart, it sees no reason to doubt the intelligence community's assessment from 2016. as mark warner, the top democrat on the senate intelligence committee put it, russia's election interference was ordered by president putin himself for the purpose of helping donald trump and hurting hillary clinton. now, this is at odds with the house intelligence committee,
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which said back in march that it concurs with the rest of the intelligence community's assessment. except with respect to putin's supposed preference for candidate trump. they believe that he simply wanted to shake up the u.s. election system. a conclusion that president trump liked a lot better. yesterday, a separate senate committee released transcripts of its interview with donald trump jr., in part regarding his june 2016 trump tower meeting with a russian lawyer. trump jr. confirmed to the committee he was interested in dirt on hillary clinton, but didn't think that there was anything wrong with attending that meeting. his explanation, however, conflicts with his initial description of the meeting over a year ago, when he said that it was simply set up to discuss russian adoption. norah. >> all right, nancy, thank you. manageghan markle confirms father will not attend her wedding to prince harry.
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she said in a statement she hopes he can be given the space he needs to focus on health. roxana saberi is in windsor where some spectators are already camped out for the perfect spot. >> reporter: good morning. it is the perfect spot. despite the last-minute change, everything else appears to be going ahead as planned. this morning, those who are -- who will make saturday the spectacle is expected to be through these streets, in front of the fans, warming up for the big day. two days until the wedding. everyone is getting ready for the big day. whether it's these young chor chorusers excited to be be sing for the royal couple. >> i'm really lucky because not many people get to sing in such a special event. >> reporter: or troops rehearsing for the pomp and circumstance of the military procession. some of these soldiers stood
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side by side with prince harry on the battlefield. they'll soon be side by side once more on his wedding day. after the ceremony at the chapel beyond these castle walls, members of the armed forces will escort the bride and groom on a 2 1/2 mile carriage ride through windsor when these streets will be filled with more fans. some of these fans are already here, saving a spot. >> i'm a crazy american. in love with the royals. >> reporter: she flew in from california. she's been sleeping on the sidewalk since yesterday. just like she has for the queen's past two jubilees. why was it so important for you to come out here so early? >> i know you have to come early to get a good place and i wanted to be right where the carriage comes down. i considered the long walk, but i decided this was the better place. >> reporter: it's going to come out right here, the carriage. >> yes. >> reporter: and then what are you going to do?
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>> scream. >> reporter: as for who will walk meghan down the aisle now that her father can't make it, odds are, it will be her mother. she has flown in from california and is set to accompany meghan here to the chapel on saturday. or who knows, meghan could walk down the aisle on her own. john. >> roxana saberi in windsor, thanks. i don't think they'll leave that to the last minute, walking down the aisle. >> there's a plan in place. >> i heard speculation prince charles, that would be quite something too. >> we'll be watching early right here on cbs. >> right here camping out. gayle will have it all for us. a federal investigation is focused on whether the owner of a day spa who died in an explosion in southern california was targeted. ildiko krajnyak was killed in the blast. police say bomb fragments were found inside the spa.
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jamie yuckecas is at the scene aliso viejo. >> reporter: this office park is expected to remain closed so investigators con collect clues. bomb fragments found at the scene have been sent to an fbi testing lab in virginia and authorities say they are making progress on this case. the deadly explosion that ripped through this day spa in southern california tuesday was intentional, according to federal authorities. is there anything in the victim's background that would indicate she would be targeted? >> we're looking at the victims as well as associates and a number of avenues in order to make sure we identify the right parties responsible for this. >> reporter: the blast killed the day spa's owner, eldiko krajnyak, and injured three customers. a friend said news of her death came as a complete shock. >> family always came first for ildiko. she took great pride in finding beauty in everyone. our family and friends would like to privately mourn a
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mother, a wife, a daughter and a friend. >> reporter: the force of the blast tore the corner off the building and blew out windows. more than 100 children from a nearby preschool had to be evacuated, including babies wheeled out in cribs. on wednesday, investigators executed search warrants at three different locations. surveillance video shows police arriving at the home krajnyak shared with her reportedly estranged husband. later, they were seen removing boxes of office. >> it's hard to believe actually. i know of no enemies. i know she's very hard working. >> reporter: police also searched this house in long beach. a neighbor says the man who lives there was an ex-boyfriend of krajnyak, who makes rockets in his garage. >> it's hard for me to believe he would actually do something like that. so i suspected it's -- somebody else would have done this. >> reporter: the man at that home is steven beale. many describe him as a business associate and estranged ex-boyfriend of the victim.
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police arrested him today for an unregistered explosive device but not for the explosion here itself. >> hopefully authorities solve this soon, jamie, thank you. a school resource officer's being praised for stopping a shooting at an illinois high school. officer mark dallas confronted 19-year-old matthew millby when he allegedly opened fire in the hallway at dixon high school yesterday. police say he was taken into custody after being wounded in an exchange of gunfire with dallas. milby's injuries are described as not life threatening. no one else was injured. students tell cbs news the officer had two children who attend the high school. michigan state university will pay $500 million to settle claims from survivors of the biggest sex assault case in sports history. 332 women sued michigan state for allegedly ignoring complaints about disgraced former doctor larry nassar. he abused female gymnasts and other athletes for decades.
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and will be in prison the rest of his life. dr. jon lapook has been following this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the details of the settlement are still being finalized. wednesday wednesday, michigan state trustees approved the terms. they insist their fight for justice is far from over. >> it feels like a huge victory. >> reporter: she was sexually assaulted when she was a member of team usa from 1995 to 2000. she was one of the first elite gymnasts to publicly accuse him of abuse when we interviewed her for "60 minutes" last year. >> there's stuff you just can't take back. the trauma that's been done has been done. most of us will live with it for the rest of our lives and no amount of money can change that. >> reporter: the settlement will cost michigan state university $500 million. $425 million will be split among 332 survivors who sued the university. the other $75 million is set
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aside for victims who may come forward in the future. >> we're going to be working extra hard to make certain nothing like this ever happens again. >> reporter: msu kept nassar on its payroll disspeed coespite c. recently unearthed video showing nassar deflecting blame on to his victims during questioning by campus police. >> if you touch someone wrong, they should tell you no. >> reporter: the settlement raises the stakes for usa gymnastics which used nassar as its team doctor. it also faces lawsuits, along with the u.s. olympic committee and coaches bella and marta core rolly. this attorney represents 100 survivors. >> they should be afraid of those women getting up and telling their story to a jury because their story is horrific and they've been treated like human garbage. >> reporter: manly says a retired judge will decide how much each survivor will get. their fight at its core has never been about getting money.
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it's been about getting to the truth and holding responsible individuals and institutions accountable. >> jon, thanks. well, beyond that in this case. >> i think that's an important point that jon makes. the victims have said this is really, too, about michigan accepting responsibility. it's such a large payment but in so many way it's accepting responsibility for ignoring this abuse for decades. >> it's a message to other schools to address these issues right away too. >> that's exactly right, you're on the hook for this. be on the lookout for this. geologists warn that hawaii's kilauea volcano might be primed for explosive new eruptions. huge rocks from recent eruptions were scattered hundreds of yards away. aerial video also shows lava coming from the most active fissure. david is in pahoa, hawaii. >> reporter: good morning. that roar coming from behind me is one of the 21 fissures that has opened up here on the island
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of hawaii. because of the ga we are wearing these gas masks. the national guard actually brought us to this location. this is what it looks like on the ground. we also went to see it from the air. that view of kilauea's puu oovent crater was formed after one of the most violent explosions in 1959. >> you've got sulfur dioxide coming up but also the lava floor dropped to the bottom. we're only 500 feet above where the floor dropped and the crater is massive. it looks like it goes down a mile. it looks vastly different than it did two weeks ago according to our veteran pilot sean regehr. >> it used to be flat with two craters. >> reporter: we flew to the area above leilani estates. which looked like this before the fissure eruptions and now it look like this.
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>> we can see lava bubbling up inside leilani estates. we see brown. the brown is because of sulfur dioxide gas is killing the vegetation as the air moves the toxic gas toward the ocean. scientists say kill what yaauea declining lava levels helped make this crack that cuts right through the national park. >> if that road gets cut off, it would be some hardships for people. >> reporter: the governor told its national guard to be on standby to do search and rescues. if it were to come to that. we watch this incredible fissure bloom. in the mid-1950s, there was another lava flow and that lasted 88 days. norah. >> wow, that's some perspective, david begnaud there in hawaii, thank you. i'm glad he's wearing that mask.
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just shows you the fumes are also -- the gases are rather dangerous. the deadly shooting of a former teacher in her mother's driveway in pennsylvania remains a mystery days after the attack. ahead, why investigators believe the vic
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becoming a member of the british royal family comes with enormous privilegesnd becoming a member of the british royal family comes with enormous privileges. >> ahead, we go inside the high octane training being offered to
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steve mnuchin is leading the delegation. the trump administration has threatened steep tariffs on chinese products. it's also banned sales to chinese telecom company zte after it violated sanctions. president trump said there's been no folding in his trade negotiations with the chinese. a government report shows birthrates in the united states have dropped to a 30-year low. the only age group having more babies is women in their 40s. researchers say millennials' shifting attitude about motherhood and increased use of contraception are likely behind the decline. there's concern there could be fewer workers in the future, and that could hurt the economy. as the world recognizes global accessibility awareness day today, microsoft has unveiled a new xbox controller for players with disabilities so
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gamers can enjoy the controller. investigators in suburban pittsburgh now say the shooting death of a 33-year-old former teacher likely was a crime of passion. rachel deltondo was shot multiple times on sunday. investigators believe she knew the shooter. nicky batiste is in pennsylvania tracking the investigation. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is rachel's mother's house behind me. she came back here after getting ice cream with friends on mother's day. after she got out of her car, neighbors in this quiet, tight nit community heard as many as a dozen gunshots. police say rachel was shot at point blank range on sunday and died in the driveway. they are now reviewing surveillance video and speaking with neighbors to find out who pulled the trigger.
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>> you're working with every resource we have. >> reporter: the district attorney david losure said investigators sent her cell phone to a lab to try to unlock any clues inside. >> we're investigating everyone that was a driver in aliquippa that night, that was near this laid yes's house. >> reporter: two years ago, police questioned her after finding her in a parked car with a 17-year-old boy. she was suspended from her job as a teacher, when an aliquippa police report was leaked to the press a year later. >> the police get a call at night for a suspicious vehicle. they arrive and see a vehicle parked and the windows steamed over. >> reporter: they told police they were just talking. >> there was no charges filed. >> reporter: but she later told him she received death threats,
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including one that she wouldn't see the end of to 2018. >> she did not kno they were from. she contacted the police department and told me it took about four days to get a report from her about it. >> reporter: was she living in fear? >> at times, certainly she was. >> reporter: frank is her ex- e ex-fian ex-fiance. they ended their engagement more than a year ago. >> it's an unfortunate tragedy. hopefully she gets justice. yeah, we were in a relationship for eight years. it's a sad case. >> reporter: he is cooperating with police. investigators say the public is not in danger, but they have not identified a suspect or a motive. the aliquippa police department has not responded to our request for comment. >> thank you so much. meghan markle could soon face dangerous security threats when she joins the royal family.
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charlie d'agata shows us how she might prepare. >> get that speed going. >> reporter: teaching royals to steer clear of trouble. we get the inside track on royal security training. >> charlie, are you all right? >> i'm fine. >> reporter: that story coming up on "cbs this morning." >> how she was smiling in that shot i have no idea. good for him. >> we invite you to subscribe to our "cbs this morning" podcast. you'll get the news of the day, extended interviews and podcast originals. you're watching "cbs this morning." ♪
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as wife to prince harry, meghan markle will have to get used to living inside a security bubble. she'll be offered special training to help deal with any attack or kidnap attempt.
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charlie d'agata shows us how the royals steer clear of trouble. charlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. and a good time to talk about security. they've closed some of the roads here in windsor as a practice run and put up these barriers to stop vehicles from reaching the public. what we don't hear about much is security training for members of the royal family. until now. nick used to teach police officers how to chase bad guys. he's also showing members of the royal family how to avoid them. j-turns. y-turns. not to mention high-speed maneuvers, with smoke bombs. >> charlie, are you all right? >> i'm fine. >> reporter: meghan markle may never need to pull off any of these moves, but she'll be trained how.
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>> training comes through, so ultimately if you have this in your back pocket, then you still got another option. >> reporter: driving and the driver is a part of the protection package. simon morgan is a close protection officer to the queen and other senior royals. >> it is going to be constant. she will no longer be able to just pop to the shops and buy a newspaper. a protection officer now will go with her. >> reporter: morgan says self-driving is important among the new generation of royals, which meghan markle is soon to become a key member. >> it's certainly within the younger members of the royal family. they are used to being independent within a security bubble. and driving does afford them a degree of independence. >> charlie, want to go? >> i'm not sure. >> yeah, come on. she's all yours. all yours. >> reporter: markle will learn escape and evasion techniques to handle, for instance, fixated
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individuals. >> i'm your number one fan. flowers! hey, hey, hey. >> reporter: criminals and terrorists or j >> reporter: prince charles and camilla were attacked in london when their limo drove into a violent student demonstration, and in the mid '70s, the queen's only daughter, princess anne, narrowly avoided kidnap when a gunman ambushed her vehicle a few hundred yards from buckingham palace. abduction is taken so seriously, even military special forces are brought in to drill family members on worst case scenarios. >> there will be explosives, darkness. >> reporter: mark spent almost 20 years with the sas and has intimate knowledge of the facility called "the killing
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house," where princess diana, pictured here with two comman commandos, and prince charles, experienced hostage training. for many scenarios. all these aggressive actions taking place around them. >> live fire? >> live fire, yeah. >> reporter: escape and evasion driving, special forces training. outside it's about crowd management and the police commander said believe it or not, this weather isn't helping. that means more people are going to be spending the night before and hanging around afterwards. estimates, 100,000 people, maybe a lot more. norah? >> wow, charlie d'agata in windsor. who knew you had such skills behind the wheel. i'm impressed. >> reporter: thank you very much. i was not nervous at any point.
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>> nascar, here you come. >> i never thought about that. i just figured somebody drives them all the time, but i guess you should have that skillset. >> a lot harder to do in the carriage, though, to do the donuts. >> the horses are trained. >> it's a reminder of the world we live in now. the hostage training, the live fire, that's -- >> hopefully they'll they have have to put that use. >> we'll bring you live coverage of the wed thing saturday, may 19th. our coverage starts at 1:00 a.m. pacific. and we'll host a two-hour primetime special, royal romance, that's saturday night at 8:00, 7:00 central here on cbs. up next, a look at this morning's other headlines, including why you can soon eat romaine lettuce again without fear of the e. coli outbreak. and hear from a philadelphia man convicted of murder who was just exonerated. how the prosecutor is
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people become accepting of alternative realities that are no longer grounded in facts, then we as american citizens are on a pathway to relinquishing our freedom. >> tillerson was fired in march by president trump, who announced the news on twitter. >> he had a great line in that speech, too. he said when we as people go wobbly on the truth, we go wobbly on america. after reading some of the speech, i kept thinking anybody who writes the history of the first year of the trump administration is going to want to talk to rex tillerson. >> remember what president trump's slogan is, make america great again. he's saying this quality of the president is a threat to this country. that's pretty strong. >> we were wondering when we would hear from him. "the los angeles times" reports 85 people accused dr.
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george kindal of touching people inappropriately. he was suspended by usc in 2016. the school set up a dedicated phone line to field complaints about the former sign congist. about the former gynecologist. "the houston chronicle" reports a 25-year-old man is accused of enrolling in a dallas high school. he would sometimes score 30 points in a giame for hillcrest high. he was released from jail monday on $1,500 bond. >> it was also reported he was dating a 14-year-old student as well. and "the washington post" reports the cdc is close to giving an all clear to eating romaine lettuce. it comes as the e. coli outbreak. the lettuce was last harvested
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49ers linebacker reuben foster is due in court on domestic violence charges today. the alleged victim reportedly plans to testify, that she initially lied to police ñqgi'm kenny choi. san francisco 49ers linebacker reuben foster is due min court on domestic violence charges today. the alleged victim reportedly plans to testify that she initially lied to xe police are seeking the chelp finding the owner of two pit bulls blamed two people in san francisco. it happened sunday morning at dolores park. stay with us, traffic and weather in just a moment.
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7:57. a traffic alert in effect for drivers in the south bay northbound 101 right t-at alum rock. we have lza motorcycle crash
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that shut down three lanes. so trafficking blocking up beyond yerba buena at this point. over an hour commute, 74 minutes to go between hellyer dur once you get past that, thi pick up. this is a live look 101 right near north first street. but do expect delays just xñthat junction there. let's check in with neda )on the forecast. a view over mount vaca looking gorgeous. nice clear conditions. you can see lake úrcurry right there. it is a pretty good-looking start to the day. a little cool especially zbay, temperatures now in the 50s so they are slowing á2vwarming. this afternoon will feel good. satellite-radar showing the marine layer already starting to burn off. but it's mainly south of the golden gate bridge. you will see some clouds through lusan francisco. afternoon highs look like this. 61 in san francisco. 64 in oakland. and you could reach sçthe low 70s for concord, vallejo, but that keeps us pretty warm especially compared to yesterday. cooler monday and tuesday. only one candidate for governor
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it's may 17th, 2018. welcome back to "cbs this morning." a convicted murder speaks out to a man who prosecuted him and arguing with the da. and meghan markle's special training to join the royal family. any suspicion that the president broke campaign finance law. >> weeks of statements that his attorney about that payment to stormy daniels. >> the senate intelligence committee says it sees no reason to doubt the intelligence community's assessment.
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>> they did send bomb fragments found at the site to an fbi testing lab in virginia, but so far no arrests have been made. >> some survivors say they feel vindicated by this settlement but they also insist their fight for justice is far from over. >> the governor told his national guard to be on stand by to do search and rescues if it were to come to that. back here as we watch this incredible fissure blow, you have to wonder how much longer this is going to last. >> twitter says it's working to stop trolls. the site says it's found a way to identify online trolls and is now removing these types of accounts from search results. >> does it work? well, in early tests the change reduced abuse reports in conversations by 8%, leading the company to unveil its new slogan. twitter, now only 92% awful. that's better. that's better. >> i'm norah o'donnell with john dickerson and bianna golodryga. gayle is on assignment. where? in london. she has landed, she's there for
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the royal wedding so we're looking to hearing from her tomorrow. >> two days away. president trump's financial disclosure form is raising questions about whether he left something out of last year's form. the president's newest statement shows he reimbursed attorney michael cohen between $100,000 and $250,000 for unspecified expenses cohen had in 2016. that's when cohen paid adult film star stormy daniels $130,000 to secure a nondisclosure agreement. >> in february, cohen said he paid daniels with his personal funds and the trump organization and campaign were not involved. last month mr. trump denied knowing about it. >> did you know about the $130,000 payment to stormy daniels? >> no. >> do you know where he got the money to make that payment? >> no, i don't know. >> the president's new attorney, rudy giuliani, says mr. trump didn't remember the payment then because it, quote, was not a serious lawsuit. giuliani maintains the payment
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was not a campaign expense. the office of government ethics sent a letter to deputy attorney general rod rosenstein highlighting the filing in case it was relevant to any inquiry. the office says the letter should not be seen as a criminal referral. a philadelphia man sentenced to life in prison in 2009 for killing his friend is free this morning. dante patterson was exonerated yesterday after an extraordinary court motion from philadelphia's district attorney. he asserted his conviction was an egregious example of police and prosecutorial misconduct. michelle miller spoke with the 29-year-old who always insisted he was innocent. >> he did indeed. the case is stirring up controversy between philadelphia's new d.a. and the former prosecutor who secured patterson's conviction. patterson had been on house arrest since march after his conviction was vacated and today he's a free man.
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>> i know, man. you're free, man. >> reporter: dontia patterson ran into a childhood friend as he was about to have the monitoring device on his ankle removed. >> did you feel like you were still behind bars? >> definitely. >> reporter: one of the first things he did, pick up his 11-year-old daughter at her bus stop. >> you've seen her grow up without being with her. what kind of pain did that bring to you? >> a lot. there's days i cry. >> reporter: a judge dropped all charges against patterson at the request of newly installed district attorney, larry krasner. >> we were able to show the prosecutor there was a lot of evidence they had not considered or seen. >> patterson was arrested in 2007 for the murder of his friend, antwine jackson. he was convicted at a retrial in 2009. the d.a.'s office claimed this week that although patterson was tried twice, neither jury heard the truth, adding the
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prosecution and police did not turn over strong evidence in their possession that identified the likely perpetrator. the motion says another unnamed suspect was killed just a few months after jackson's murder. >> i think antwine jackson's killer was released today. >> reporter: retired prosecutor richard sax handled patterson's second trial. >> i resent that they said i withheld evidence because i did not and never have and never been shown to or established by any court that i have, so that's nonsense. >> reporter: marissa bluestein is the executive director of the pennsylvania innocence project, which has been working on patterson's case for the last four years. >> that prosecutor has always seen this case through the lens of dontia patterson's guilty and he's caught up in that narrative and that narrative is very tight to him. >> you can't get these 11 years back. how do you move on?
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>> take it day by day and step by step. you know, just got to stay strong. >> this is the latest case in pennsylvania where someone who spent years behind bars was cleared. rapper meek mill was freed just last month. d.a. harry krasner has campaigned as a reformer who described the city's district attorney's office as hell bent on winning cases at any cost. now, in this country last year, 139 people were exonerated. 171 the year before that. that's on average about three every week. so this really gives weight to people who say the system is broken and something needs to be done. >> the impact it has on so many family members too. >> you see it right there. >> you know, you think about the innocence projects, those people who dedicate their lives to these cases, were they not there, this wouldn't have happened. >> you have all kinds of innocence projects all over this country with different missions. some that look at it from the
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dna process, others who look at it from the technicality process as with erin moriarty's piece earlier this week. >> michelle, thank you. the memphis police department is praising two officers response to a call reporting a young black man in a city neighborhood. michael hayes was looking at a property he was wanting to buy. when police arrived, he showed them his paperwork and the officers told the neighbor to leave hayes alone while he did his work. >> don't do anything to try to stop him, i'm going to take you to jail. >> why would i do anything to stop him? hurry up and get out. >> i got it. >> he can take all day. >> i can take all day. >> unbelievable. hayes says he was thankful for the way the situation was resolved. >> in the ending, there are some things you just can't avoid. try to handle it the best way you can. in that situation, it was a good turnout. >> the neighbor told our memphis
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affiliate, wreg, she wasn't the one who called police, but she would have if someone else hadn't. she says the property has issues with crime and she says hayes' race had nothing to do with the issue. >> nice to see a different story there, where the police is taking a different role than some of the stories we've seen recently. we have some exciting news to share. our first "cbs this morning" book "note to self" inspiring words from inspiring people is now a "new york times" best-seller. >> yay! >> yay team. it's number nine on the advice list. the new list will be published in "the new york times" book review may 27th. it features 26 notes from our emmy nominated series where prominent figures write letters to their younger selves. it includes letters by john lewis, former vice president joe biden and oprah. it's published by simon and schuster, a division of cbs. the debate that has divided the internet is still raging this morning.
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>> laurel. laurel. laurel. >> did you hear laurel or yanny? ahead, nick thompson finds out where it all started, and why yanny is now getting a definition of its own. first, it's 8:09, time to check your local weather.
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how tall is the london eye and what time do pubs open in england? these are just some of the questions meghan markle may have to answer to become a uk citizen.
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we first told you yesterday about an audio clip that's dividing friends, families, and co-workers. do you hear the word yanni or laurel? >> yanni. yanni. yanni. >> so what do you think? twitter data actually chose 47% of people on the site hear yanny and 53% hear laurel. "wired" editor in chief nick thompson is here to try and settle it for us. nick, how can people hear such difference between these two words? >> it's being described as an
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optical illusion for your ears. it's now causing us to rethink what we hear. this one recording has led to a big debate, splitting the internet in two. everyone is taking sides, some on team yanny, others on team laurel. >> the story that's tearing the country apart. >> it is laurel and not yanny. >> it's yanny. >> even the legendary perform aa -- performer who shares one of the names weighed in. >> yanny. >> the biggest controversy since the white and gold or blue and black dress debate. if you said laurel you're technically correct. >> i thought i was losing it. >> last friday, georgia high school student katie hetzel was studying the word laurel for her
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literature class and decided to research it on >> i clicked the audio button and i heard yanny. and i said this isn't one of my words. >> she posted her findings to instagram. the debate turned explosive. so we conducted our own experiment. >> indisputably yanny. >> no controversy. >> no controversy. >> what do you hear? >> she's crazy. it's laurel. >> linguist ben zimmer. >> people lured to the high frequencies are picking up on things that make it sound more like yanny. if you're not picking up on those high frequencies, it sounds like laurel. >> has gotten into the action and created a definition for all of the people on team yanny. a word or phrase capable of distracting the entire internet for at least 24 hours. >> i'm dropping a million yannys
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right now. it is so clear lianeny to me. >> we hear laurel. >> we hear laurel. therefore we are right. >> yeah. >> that was easily settled. i don't know what everybody's talking about. >> it is kind of amazing because what it shows is stuff in the world can be real and our brains create illusions around it where they fill in the space. >> this would explain if it extrapolated to this, which i'm sure it doesn't, all the music people like and i think why do they like that song? they hear a different thing. >> the "uss george h.w. bush" is on a training mission with america's oldest ally. january crawford takes us on board. >> reporter: it's just after sunrise here, and these decks are quiet now, really for the first time since we arrived, but in a couple hours you'll hear the roar of jets taking off and coming back. it is an astonishing display of
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the u.s. navy is nearing the ending of a first of its kind training mission. for more than a week more than 300 french navy members have been living and training on an american aircraft carrier, the uss george h.w. bush off the east coast. jan crawford went onboard and joins us from naval station norfolk in virginia. jan, good morning. >> reporter: well, we're on the deck of the uss gerald r. ford, but out at sea on the bush is where these training exercises are just wrapping up. it marked the first time the u.s. and french pilots, mechanics and sailors have lived together side by side on an aircraft carrier. we were there to see how this mission all came together. we reached the uss george h.w.
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bush like the navy does, from the sky. going from > going from 150 miles per hour ay a dead stop in less than 2 econds. another busy day of flight operations. the mission joint training exerci exercises with a key ally, >> w ike be. georgt's it like being here on he u.s.schlt george h.w. bush? >> it is huge. >> we have to think big. > and big it is. holding upwards of 5,000 people the carrier has everything you would need, cafeterias, a store, gyms, post office and a chapel. h.w. bave three elevators. rier mmands all the ship rikeonnel. >> every day i'm in awe of this. you thin is, this is out what goes into this. rfield on city with an airfield ng men of it. >> for the french visitors it's be a chance to sharpen their skills
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oreh the best moving through ecean at more than 30 miles per hour. >>. > some. ationsh. we do the same job. controleveryone performing key liles it in the ship's tower controlling the air space. asthe flight deck communicating with pilots as they come in for landing, touching down at the right moment so a hook on the tail of the plane snags a wire this ishe flight deck. >> it is what catches the aircraft. >> it is programmed below deck. liketh takeoffs and landings happening at the same time it organize organized chaos. keeping it organized is the is andling officer. >> this is a wiji board.mmander wi >> it is the ship's handler.
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the omputers tre computers that do his too. >> this one doesn't freeze up. that o electroes it can go down and i h that. ve time to mess with that. elpiping uing -- overseeing this the operation. > it is important for our allies and sends a signal to the strong handd we are strong partners y havin hand. rnchs the u.s. has 11 aircraft carriers. while it is taking place helping exercises like this one really help our allies like the french stay prepared an ready anks.nything. >> thanks. t isnized chaos. s an it is amazing. >> always an engineering marvel. good we are helping out the french too. >> yes. founder of home depot is in
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lf-made su green room with why he says she not a three-alarm fire, that burned four motor homes and a boat in martinez. last night's fire also good morning, it's jgc8:tha i'm kenny choi. investigators are looking into a three-alarm fire that burned four motorhomes and a boat ir.$ martinez. last night's fire also caused some propane tanks to explode. no one was injured in the oñm-f that storage facility was on franklin canyon road. things could be smoothed over today at a bay area community college. trustees for the city college of 0lsan francisco ÷fñjnvwill v a labor agreement with a union representing the faculty and other workers there. we'll have traffic and weather in just a moment. ♪you've got a friend in me.
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good morning. it's slow through oakland this morning. the nimitz freeway northbound side in the red just under a 45-minute ride between 238 ÷.ña the maze. san ínmateo bridge still a bit of a struggle getting out of hayward in the yellow 22 minutes to 101. and speaking of 101, there is a live look right near poplar. you can see 32 -9minutes in the red southbound direction ls%/ou of the burlingame area down to university avenue, palo alto. so definitely seeing the bulk of the thursday morning commute. we vioare still tracking delays making your way southbound 280 approaching 380. if you are heading to sfo, be prepared for some delays along 101. that's a check of íó9u) l traffic.
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let's check in with neda on the forecast. >checked flight view and there are delays at sfo also. there's a 75zlow cloud ceiling there so about an hour delay for ésome of the flights in and out of town. clouds over berkeley. we have a mix of it all today. it's starting to break apart beach so you're seeing sunshine on the sand but not really anywhere else. 57 degrees right now in san francisco. san jose 56. clear conditions at tm&coast led to temperatures in the (40sc overnight so chilly but already noticing how far the marine layer went east. it will burn off quickly. a west wind at sfo at 14 q-r downtown san francisco 12. check out your seven-day forecast. today temperatures slightly below normal. tomorrow above normal. cooling off next week with a chance of rain.
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welcome back to "cbs this morn" right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines. a study finds the u.s. federal government spends less on children than almost any other developed nation. since 2004 the u.s. has ranked third to last globally in spending on children. that's down seven spots since 1995. much of the drop was driven to direct welfare payment programs. >> anybody else shocked? >> yes. the philadelphia inquirer shows if you want to have a bigger brain have a better diet. they had brains about 2
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millimeters larger than those who ate fewer healthy food. it could lead to better memory and thinking skills. melania trump feels great and going home soon from the hospital. she tweeted yesterday she looks forward to getting back home. yesterday president trump visited her at walter reed national military for the third straight day. ferguson, missouri firefighters rescued a puppy that fell 20 feet down a drainpipe. they found the five week old pit bull stuck upside down in the 8 inch pipe. i took about 20 minutes to pull him out. the uninjured puppy was returned to his owners. business icon is on forbes
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richest in the world. he grew up in a working class family in new york. he first made a name for himself. he went onto cofound one of the largest retailers home depot in 2008 after a million dollars donation. it was renamed in his family's honor. he wrote a memoir. so great to have you here. >> i'm honored to be here. >> it is a great story of how you got to being where you are as a kid to know. i think one of the nicest things is you could fill yankee stadium with all of the people that helped you. >> i'm far from sell-made. uneducated great capacity for
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unconditional love. i was kind of a so so kid. they were upset with me. my father use today say if i never see you again it would be too soon. they loved me. it was a powerful incentive. >> you have been approached several times to write your life story. you said you were motivated in 2016 because you saw a new gravitate towards bernie sanders. that bothered you, why? >> because they hadn't even started and they were quitting. they were 21, 22 years old. >> take a few risks, take some chances. nobody in america should not be educated, nobody should be hungry. none of those things.
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as a society something is wrong. i should not -- this is our system. i get a check every month from our government. what a disgrace. there are people out there that need it that should get it. not me. >> you draw a line between the private sector and the government and where they should stand. >> yeah. i think the more we do for ourselves the better we are. remember that somebody who gets a check from the government and does nothing for it, you're taking away from them in my opinion self-respect. a kid that gets his first job and has a check, holy smokes, i did that. >> but what sanders supporters would say is they talk about the system being rigged. they look at washington and they say the president's lawyer is getting a lot of money from companies. they see that system and they say we need a change in that
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system. it's where they are working hard, not being lazy and they can't succeed. they say something's got to change. >> all right. we started home depot. we have 400,000 400,000 associa works. we have 3,000 kids working barely out of high school. they are multi-millionaires today. that's the capitalistic system. do we do everything right in absolutely not. my perfect belief is capital hicism is the best way to spread good things among a massive number of people. >> do capitalists need them -- home depot took tax cuts and gave thousand dollars bonuses. >> yes. >> about 45 of the top 500 only
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gave those kind of bonuses. do they need to be more like home depot? >> the biggest challenge is income and equality. cuba happens, venezuela happens, russia happens. i was on that end. my parents learned how to go to work to work in a school cafeteria. we ate well and we didn't have an air-conditioned home. the point is we have got to help these people. the best way out is to offer them opportunities where they can develop not only their own skill bus their sense of self-worth. >> she talked about yankee stadium. there's a lot of people who say
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they are self-made. that's for them to decide. home depot, look what we do for veterans. look what we do. there's a program for challenged people. we have 400 of them, down syndrome, autism, you name it. i can't tell somebody else what's good for them. first of all this goes on every morning. >> my grandfather went to school until he was six years old. there's a picture of him. he had a shovel in his hand. we have a lot of things we need to work on but we are still the best place on earth. you'll get better and better and better.
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>> you said there will be no other america. >> there will never be another america. thank you. >> congratulations. thanks for being here with us. >> thanks for having me. ahead, charlie has a look at what it takes to be an american royal. >> reporter: the transition to royalty, she'll learn about the passion for gardening. we learn you the steep learning curve to
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i am extremely proud of jackie, gaby and stephanie. we worked with pg&e to save energy because we wanted to help the school. they would put these signs on the door to let the teacher know you didn't cut off the light. the teachers, they would call us the energy patrol. so they would be like, here they come, turn off your lights! those three young ladies were teaching the whole school about energy efficiency. we actually saved $50,000. and that's just one school, two semesters, three girls. together, we're building a better california.
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prince harry's wedding to meghan markle is just two d the wedding is two days away from meghan immersing herself. markle an american, also plans to become a scitizen of the u.k. she will have to know who the fifth wife of henry viii was. the answer is katherine howard. we have a look at what it takes to become a british royal. charlie, good morning.
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>> reporter: good morning. this is called the long walk. they just gave by and gave us a wave. this is where the procession will lead back to the castle on a day that will change meg ghan life forever. the moment she slips on that ring her royal. >> she kept talking about the roll. >> journalist is also a family friend of the royals. >> to understand being a part of the royal family and therefore serving the queen is a huge advantage. i think she will be great. >> being great demands a mastery of protocol. for starters, who to courtesy to. princess alex -- unless prince
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harry is in the room and they courtesy to her. welcome to the royal court. former royal butler grant harold. >> thank you very much. you're told from that day forward which is true. very much it is more than ambassador. >> and that means some changes. >> no more selfies, no more autographs, all of these types of things she has got to stop. they are not celebrities. >> and that's a rule. >> and that's a rule. >> and she'll have to pass a test even immigration lawyers call insanely complex. it will take more than marrying a prince. she plans to gain her citizenship. it will mean taking life in the u.k. test. it covers everything from literature to politics to gardening. it is one of the most popular
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past times and this is one of the most famous botanical spaces home to one of the most diverse collection of living plants in the world. >> the majesty of london symphony orchestra. you may not have heard of names like these but williams will have to know the names of the composers to get past questions on arts and culture. ♪ looking across at the very center of political power meg gmeghan may face more obscure questions like the height of the london eye, 443 feet to be exact. and history, lots of history.
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like which 800-year-old document set the foundation? the magna carta. even actual british people struggle to answer some of the questions. >> what's the height of the london eye? >> i'm useless. i don't know. >> that's an actual question. >> wow. i feel sorry for her. >> who is the fifth wife of henry viii? >> i don't know. >> who invaded england in 18 66? >> it didn't fill me with confidence when i took the citizenship test last week. okay. here is the moment. i passed. marrying into any family can be a bit daunting for any bride but
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this one comes with an especially steep learning curve. it is a learning curve that anybody can take on. if you love someone you'll love anything. >> and if it is true that love conquers all the prince and his princess bride might just live happily ever after. a person who knows the couple told us has been a lot of discussion about how she fits into the royal family. she is a strong individual. she may change the way people view the royals. >> i like that point maybe that she can shake things up. >> congratulations on him passing the test. >> yeah. he studied a lot.
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he took a test with grant harold. do you like that? >> i think it gets you a couple of points on the test. tomorrow we'll take you inside st. george's castle where the royal wedding will take place. see why this is so significant for the royal family. army reserve sergeant fought hard to bring home the dog she saved in iraq, why it took so long for them to finally see each other again. you can hear more of cbs this morning on our pod cast and p l's. the river walks, community colleges. >> this is a 100,000 mile journey. you're watching cbs this morning. ♪
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do you remember me? hi! do you remember me? do you remember me? >> apparently the dog remembers her. it was a joyful reunion for erby the dog and sergeant tracy mckithern. she founding the dog while deployed in iraq and nursed her back to health. she raised money to bring the dog to the u.s. but when it was time for erby to fly her, mckithern was deployed again. they were finally reunited yesterday at tampa international airport. >> hopefully reunited forever now. a beautiful dog. >> no more time apart for the two of them. >> that does it for us. be sure to tune into the cbs
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evening news with jeff glor
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the shooting deaths, of a man and a woman in the east foothills. last night's ear it's 8:55. i'm kenny choi. police in san jose are investigating the shooting deaths of a man and woman in the -9ñeast myfoothills. last night's shooting near sierra and piedmont roads makes four homicides in the city in the past 11 hwdays. san jose had gone the previous three months with nbno homicides. a man charged in a deadly crash in fremont is due in court today. three people were killed tuesday night in a multi- vehicle crash on interstate 880 near stevenson boulevard. the chp says dang tran made an abrupt lane change triggering the crash. they also say that he was under the influence of marijuana. and a member of bart's board of directors is spending francisco this morning to bring awareness and looking
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for ways to end rampant drug use at the station. traffic and weather in just a moment. [drumming] one time, in new orleans, well, before it was even founded, a french teenager, bienville, scared away a british warship with just a story. and great stories kept coming. like when the military came and built the boats to win the war. [warplane] some are tales told around crowded tables.... [streetcar rumble] and others are performances fit for the stage. stella! cause for three hundred years, great stories have started the same way. one time, in new orleans. [crowd applause]
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good morning. time now 8:57. "slow, stop, go" we are still tracking a very slow commute for drivers heading through the north bay. this is 101 right near ignacio and your [lpride[p0ading througñ novato is about 43 minutes -- rom roland down to 580. there was an earlier accident that's keeping your ride in the red. and just getting over to 101 has been a challenge for many
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drivers along highway 37. a crash right near mare island and then your ride continues to be very !%sluggish about 42 minutes between 80 and 101. richmond/san rafael bridge not ÷ looking better. 33 minutes between marina bay m p crash repor midspan. hat's a check of your traffic; over to you. check out the views over berkeley. this is pretty gorgeous. a mixture of sun and clouds. that's what you're going to see today. ocean beach cloud coverage, breaking apart. we are looking at temperatures in the 60s already for san jose. 57 san francisco. we are definitely seeing the reduction of the marine layer. it's moving on jo>back. so here's what you're going to see this afternoon. ñlow 70s for inland areas. slightly warmer than yesterday and then around the bay, we are going to be right around the mid-60s today, tomorrow into the weekend. but inland areas where you will see that warmup reaching the upper 70s by saturday. cooling off sunday, monday, tuesday. temperatures dropping back to
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the 50s and 60s. ko
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wayne: (laughing) guess who's coming home! tiffany: (screaming) jonathan: money! wayne: yes! - number one! wayne: you've got the big deal! - (screaming) - wayne! wayne: you've got the car! - (laughing) wayne: yes, yes! - let's go for the big deal, baby! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now, here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady! wayne: hey, america, welcome to "let's make a deal." i'm wayne brady, thank you so much for watching. three people, let's make a deal, let's go. let's see, let's see, let's see. the big nerd right there, the nerd, yes, sir. over here, angela. and last but not least, this purple monster right there, come on down. everybody else, have a seat. have a seat, you guys line up right here. just line up, just line up in a row for me, face the camera.


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