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captioning funded by cbs captioning funded by cbs it's tuesday, june 5th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." federal prosecutors accuse president trump's former campaign chairman, paul manafort, of witness tampering in the criminal cases against him. the search for the missing continues in guatemala after a volcano eruption kills more than 60 people. the man suspected of going on a killing spree in arizona is found dead in a hotel room. and last-minute cancelation. president trump calls off the white house celebration of the super bowl champions, the philadelphia eagles.
♪ good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. i'm hena doba in for anne-marie green. prosecutors working with special counsel robert mueller charged president trump's former campaign chairman, paul manafort, attempted to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal case. prosecutors have asked a federal judge to revoke manafort's bail and send him to jail to await trial. mueller is investigating possible collusion between the trump campaign and russia. he's indicted manafort on allegations ranging from money laundering to failing to register as a foreign agent. he has pleaded not guilty. in this latest motion, prosecutors allege manafort attempted to get in touch with two people from a firm he worked with to promote the interests of ukraine. these charges do not relate to campaign activities. part of mueller's investigation into russian
meddling concerns the explanation of a meeting between donald trump jr. and a kremlin-connected lawyer during the 2016 campaign. when the meeting became public, white house press secretary sarah sanders and the president's lawyer insisted the president had nothing to do with drafting a statement that said the meeting was about adoption policies. president trump's new lawyer, rudy giuliani, says the legal team made a mistake and got it wrong. >> i have no idea how they got it wrong, but they got it wrong. i don't think either one is ever going to deliberately lie. you know, i know the president isn't. he -- he didn't do anything wrong. >> donald trump jr. went to the meeting hoping to get dirt on hillary clinton, raising questions about why the president tried to hide the true reason for the meeting. ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll talk to former speaker of the house newt gingrich, a critic of the mueller investigation. president trump canceled today's white house visit by the super bowl champion philadelphia eagles.
mr. trump blamed the nfl players' protest during the national anthem. the president has been a vocal critic of players who kneel during the anthem. in a late tweet, the president said the philadelphia eagles football team was invited to the white house. unfortunately, only a small number of players decided to come, and we canceled the event. laura podesta is in new york. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. several players say the president is perpetuating a false narrative because last season all eagles players stood for the national anthem. the last-minute snap decision also means 1,000 fans who were going to the white house today to see the players will be taking part in a different kind of ceremony. the philadelphia eagles will not be celebrating their super bowl championship at the white house with president trump. in a statement released less than 24 hours before the event, the president said some members
of the team disagree with their president because he insists that they proudly stand for the national anthem, hand on heart, in honor of the great men and women of our military and the people of our country. wide receiver torrey smith, who was not planning on going, said it's a false narrative that nfl players are anti-military. tweeted, it's a cowardly act to cancel the celebration because the majority of the people don't want to see you. to make it about the anthem is foolish. over the past two years, some nfl players have kneeled during the national anthem to bring attention to racism and police brutality. none of the eagles players took a knee last season. president trump has been an outspoken critic of the practice. >> when somebody disrespects our flag to say get that son of a bitch off the field right now, out. he's fired. [ cheers ] he's fired! >> reporter: former pennsylvania governor ed rendell said president trump should not have canceled on the eagles. >> even with the delegation of 10 or 15 players showing up, the president should honor eagles
and eagles' fans by seeing those players in the white house. >> reporter: president trump said a different event will be held at the white house today. a tribute to the military that will feature the national anthem. philadelphia's mayor jim kenney has issued this statement saying, quote, these are players who stand up for causes they believe in and who contribute in meaningful ways to their community. they represent the diversity of our nation, a nation in which we are free to express our opinions. the mayor's also offering a party of his own in philadelphia saying city hall is always open for a celebration. hena? >> laura podesta here in new york, thanks, laura. guatemala's national disaster agency said lava from the so-called volcano of fire hit area villages much faster than expected, arriving as evacuation alerts were being sent out. at least 69 people were killed
by the lava, debris, and poisonous gas. the death toll is expected to rise. villagers said they were caught offguard. victims were covered with ash. emergency crews dug through debris and mud still so hot it melted the soles of their shoes. the other volcano making headlines this morning is in hawaii. it's believed lava from the kilauea volcano has destroyed 159 homes. the molten rock entered the ocean at kapaho bay producing a large amount of steam. lava covers a total of eight square miles. the former wife of an arizona man suspected of shooting six people to death says he was a very emotionally disturbed person. police say the suspect targeted people connected to their divorce over eight years ago. we have this report. waacked wn to this hel on jone in northern scottsdale at around 5:00 a.m. when he started shooting. >> the s.w.a.t. team set up on
the room, they were able to enter using robot and other tactics, and determined the suspect had killed himself with an apparent gunshot wound. >> reporter: police believe renowned psychiatrist dr. steven pitts was jones' first victim last thursday. friday, two paralegals turned up dead. rslerie sharp and laura thorning, lice found hypnotherapist and life coach marshall levine murdered. police believe jones is connected to all six murders. each victim had a connection to his 2009 divorce and custody battle. >> here's an open letter to my son --oses pd disturbing audio clips on youtube that have since been removed. in one, he accuses his ex-wife's attorney of spreading lies. >> her attorney told her to plant those tapes and do all that devious [ bleep ] she did. >> today is not a success story, but it's a story that has closure. >> reporter: cbs news, scottsdale, arizona. harvey weinstein is due in a manhattan court this morning to be arraigned on rape and criminal sex act charges. the former movie producer was indicted last week on charges involving two women.
one alleges weinstein cornered her in a hotel room and raped her. the other says he forced her to perform oral sex in his office. dozens of women have accused him of sexual misconduct ranging from harassment to assault. weinstein denies all allegations of nonconsensual sex. coming up on the "cbs morning news," bill clinton loses his cool. >> the truth is, the hubbub was i got hot under the collar. >> the former president defends his response to questions about monica lewinsky. and why the supreme court sided with a baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. this is the "cbs morning news." same-sex couple. this is the "cbs morning news."
journalists to cover the event. video posted to twitter showed the president and mrs. trump entering the east room. the first lady also tweeted photos of her sitting next to her husband. the supreme court ruled in the case of the same-sex wedding cake. and former president bill clinton goes on the defense. those are some of the headlines on the "morning newsstand." "the atlantic" reports bill clinton and james patterson's book tour is off to a rocky start. the former president and the bestselling author are promoting their new political thriller, "the president is missing." amid the me too movement, mr. clinton has been asked about his affair in the 1990s with intern monica lewinsky. last night he defended his strong response in an earlier interview about whether he should have directly apologized to lewinsky. >> the suggestion was that i never apologized for what caused all the trouble for me 20 years ago.
so first point is, i did. i meant it now. i meant it now. i apologized to my family, to monica lewinsky and her family, and to t can people. >> mr. clinton ays he supports the me too movement. the "washington post" reports the supreme court ruled in favor of a colorado baker who would not make a wedding cake for a gay couple based on his religious beliefs. in a 7-2 vote, the high court said the colorado civil rights commission showed anti-religious bias when it ruled against the baker. the supreme court's limited ruling did not answer the question of whether a business can use religious objections for refusing service to gay people. "time" says survivors of the parkland, florida, school shooting are taking their activism on the road with a 20-state bus tour. the students will continue their call for stricter gun laws on the two-month, 50-stop tour. it begins june 15th in chicago. the students said one of their biggest missions on the tour is
to educate voters. "sports illustrated" reports on the death of san francisco 49ers' legendary receiver, dwight clark. clark died yesterday from als. last year he announced he was diagnosed with the disease. he said he suspected football had something to do with it. his game-winning reception known as the catch in the 1981 nfc championship game is one of the most-famous plays in nfl history. dwight clark was 61. and maine's "journal tribune" reports former president george h.w. bush is out of the hospital. mr. bush, who is 93, was admitted to a hospital in may 27th. he was suffering from low blood pressure and fatigue. his spokesperson tweeted, mr. bush is back to his old self and looking forward to a summer with family and friends. he is spending his first summer in maine since the death of his wife, barbara, in april. still to come, exploring a new franchise. the executive chairman at coffee
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on the cbs "money watch," twitter joins the s&p 500 and a starbucks executive is moving on. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and much more. good morning, diane. >> reporter: good morning, hena. we'll start with howard schultz. he says he's considering many possibilities including public service now that he's stepping down as executive chairman of starbucks. schultz is retiring later this month. he joined starbucks 30 years ago and oversaw its transition into a global chain with over 28,000 locations. there's been speculation for years that he might run for president. he told "the new york times," quote, for some time now i have been deeply concerned about our country, the growing division at home, and our standing in the world. on wall street, the tech-heavy nasdaq closed at a record high for the first time in nearly three months. casting aside trade war worries, investors put money into shares of those with quick growth.
retailers such as target and under armour rallied, as well. ultimately the dow surged 178. the s&p 500 added 12. the nasdaq gained 52. > shartwitter mped as ch as 5% following nit replaceonsanto in the s&p 0. the social media platform is scheduled to join the broadest benchmark of u.s. stocks before trading begins thursday. that's when the german pharmaceutical company bayer wraps up its takeover of the seed maker. the name monsanto is being dropped in the process. meanwhile, that deadly april engine blowout is costing southwest airlines future flyers. the april explosion shattered a window and killed a passenger. the first passenger fatality on a u.s. commercial airline since 2009. since then, southwest ticket sales have fallen. the discount airliner cut back its marketing campaigns following the accident. southwest says it expects second-quarter revenue to drop by about 3%. hena? >> diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thanks, diane. still ahead, kicking your
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recast isomeitar at's a close call for a deer on a minnesota highway. it first decided to lay down in the middle of traffic. a driver got out of his car and helped it to the median. then out of nowhere, another driver tackled the deer, but it got away. it crossed another section of the highway as cars narrowly avoided hitting it. and apple is offering new products encouraging people to use their iphones more. it's also providing ways to cut down on iphone addiction.
chris martinez explains. >> reporter: at the apple worldwide developer conference, ceo tim cook and other executives revealed more reasons to use their devices. from augmented reality games that blend real and digital worlds to an app that turns your phone into a tape measure. >> check that out. it's a measurement. >> reporter: the company is also provided new ways to use their products less. features in the upcoming ios 12 software update will let you manage your screen time. >> get deep insight on how much time you're spending, where you're spending it, and even how your use breaks down during the day. >> reporter: if you feel you're using a certain app too much like a video game or social media, you can set limits. you'll then receive a reminder to stop using the app. and parents can monitor their kids' usage. >> you can also limit access to only movies, apps, and websites that you deem age appropriate. >> reporter: google released similar features last month at
its i.o. conference. >> it lets you set time limits on apps and will nudge when you you're close to your limit that it's time to do something else. >> reporter: cnet's dan ackerman says companies are making the changes after several reports on the addictive nature of our devices. one study found we use our phones up to five hours a day. >> i feel it's a positive step. it's like the calorie counters on menus showing you how much time you're spending on your phone on this category or that category. at least then you have the information and can make smarter choices. >> reporter: the new features are expected to be released in september. chris martinez, cbs news, los angeles. coming up on "cbs this morning," oprah winfrey joins us in studio 57 to discuss a new exhibit in her honor at the smithsonian's national museum of african-american history and culture in washington. i'm hena doba. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ orning news." ♪
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our top stories this morning rose our top stories this morning -- prosecutors working for special counsel robert mueller accuse donald trump's former campaign chairman, paul manafort, of witness tampering. in an indictment, they allege manafort repeatedly contacted two witnesses in an effort to influence their testimony in his ongoing criminal cases. at least 69 people were killed by a volcano eruption in guatemala. only about a dozen people have been identified. disaster officials say lava reached villages much faster than expected sunday. many people say they were caught offguard. victims were covered with ash. that death toll is expected to rise. and president trump canceled today's scheduled white house
visit by the super bowl champion philadelphia eagles.presidted t national anthem controversy. not many of the eagles planned to attend. mr. trump said fans deserve better than the small delegation the eagles planned to send. experimental treatment for breast cancer has saved a woman's life and is being called a game changer. dr. jon lapook has more. >> reporter: researchers at the national cancer institute have put a patient with metastatic breast cancer into complete remission using a new approach to immunotherapy. >> we're looking at -- >> reporter: dr. steven rosenberg and his team sequenced the dna of one of her tumors to find out which mutations were unique to her cancer. they then found the tiny percentage of her immune cells programmed to recognize those mutations, grew them into large numbers, and injected them back into her bloodstream. >> you take a patient's own cells, you attack their own cancer with their own cells, and you attack a uniquemutation
that's present in their cancer, and none others. >> reporter: the patient, 52-year-old judy perkins, was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003. ten years later, it came back and had spread. her cancer did not respond to any treatments including chemotherapy and hormone therapy until this one-time treatment with more personalized immunotherapy. >> in six months you went from widely metastatic cancer, that's in your liver, chest wall, lymph nodes, to totally gone. >> yep. it was quite a relief to see that, you know, it wasn't coming back. it was all gone. >> reporter: while much more study is needed, researchers say because all cancers have mutations, this approach could potentially be used to treat ny dferent typ m cong up s morning," a new report by the better business bureau reveals how crooks are getting away with scamming americans millions of
dollars. oprah winfrey joins us to discuss a new exhibit at the smithsonian's museum of national history in washington. and big plans for mainland china and starbucks. why the coffee craze is just now catching on there. that's the "cbs morning news" for this tuesday. i'm hena doba, have a great day. ♪ g news" for this tuesday. i'm hena doba, have a great day. ♪
it's election day. it's tuesday. june 5th. >> election day finally here. this is an exciting day for political nerds. >> thank you. that's good. >> everybody should care. >> there's a lot of thing that are on the ballot. >> yeah. >> that will affect everybody. >> we will cover some of them throughout the morning and the continuing coverage tonight. first, let's talk about the weather. >> yeah. it's a little windy. it won't prevent anyone from getting out to vote. it'll be cooler than what we had yesterday by a few degrees. slightly cooler than average and that morning marine layer. you can see that here on this live view of sales force tower. lower -- below the tower we see some clouds, low hanging clouds, temperatures are dropping today. the west winds are strong, bluing through san francisco through oakland and the delta. sending them across the bay area. tomorrow will be the coolest