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and of the storm thursday with this. i cannot wait to get a break and to see some sunshine. it is coming next week. good morning. it's thursday, january 17th, 2019. welcome to "cbs this morning." a suicide bombing that killed four americans in syria raises new questions about the trump administration's plan to withdraw u.s. troops. charlie d'agata is there. >> we're on the front lines of what's being called the final battle against isis in syria. we've seen american forces fighting side by side with their allies on the ground here. >> after a college athlete takes her own life, her family sues her sorority, claiming hazing is to blame. only on "cbs this morning," her parents tell us why the sorority should take responsibility and how they hope this case will protect other students. >> 1 in 6 of us fall ill from contaminated food every year.
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a new report out this morning says the problem is getting worse. how the jump in the number of safety recalls highlights threats to our food supply. >> plus, millions of us have taken the ten-year challenge online. but are we being smart about the potential risk to our privacy? see why the photos you share online can be a data gold mine for social media companies. >> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> the caliphate has crumbled and isis has been defeated. >> isis claims responsibility for the americans killed in syria. >> my concern by statements made by president trump is that you set in motion enthusiasm by the enemy we're fighting. >> federal authorities have foiled a terror plot that involved attacking the white house. >> his alleged intent was to attack the white house using anti-tank rockets. >> nancy pelosi asking trump to shut down the state of the
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union. >> she does have the power stop trump from delivering it in the house chambers. >> he can deliver it from the oval office. >> the president's personal attorney now says he doesn't deny -- >> i never said there was no collusion between the campaign. >> a powerful storm is hitting the west coast with strong winds and heavy rain and snow. that system is pushing across the country. >> all that -- >> a baby in michigan is going viral. >> because of her big appetite. >> give me the burrito, lady. >> all that matters. >> youtube is banning dangerous pranks and challenges prompted by the bird box challenge. >> you can't ban these videos. it's like the old saying goes. first they came for the bird box challenge and i said nothing because my mouth was full of tide pods. >> on "cbs this morning." >> nike unveiled what they're calling the first ever self-lacing basketball shoe. a shoe whose laces you control with an app. >> all you have to do is take out your phone, type in your password, make sure you're connected to wifi, open the nike app, scroll down through shoe
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setting, select the thickness of your laces, set the tightness of your shoes, oh, then you've got to get a quick update of your app because it's not compatible with your new pair, skim through the terms and condition, take a quick survey, enter your type of shoe and, boom, shoe's tied, simple as that, it's easy. >> simple as that. >> don't you remember when you first learned to tie your shoes, that was such a sense of accomplishment. i don't want to lose this. >> i'm in the process of teaching a 6-year-old now. it's not as easy as we think. >> no, it's not. >> what's the equivalent of that no privacy settings or something? >> or something. >> welcome to cbs this morning. president trump appears to be standing firm on his plan to withdraw u.s. troops from syria. this comes after a deadly attack targeting americans there. isis says this morning it
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carried out the suicide bombing that killed four americans and at least 12 others yesterday. the attack shows how the terror group still has clout in spite of u.s. claims it has defeated isis. >> a white house statement says our deepest sympathies and love go out to the families of the brave american heroes. david martin is at the pentagon where the president will make a scheduled visit later today. david, good morning. >> good morning. the syrian city of manjib used to be a success story, a town liberated from isis, returning to a semblance of normal life. now it is the scrape of the worst single loss of american life since u.s. troops went in to syria more than three years ago. the suicide bomber can be seen on a security camera as he walked down a crowded sidewalk and blew himself up in front of a restaurant where americans patrolling the city had stopped to eat. four of them were killed. two soldiers, a civilian and a contractor. and another three servicemen
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wounded. along with a dozen or m the attack drew an instant reaction from senator lindsey graham. >> i would hope the president would look long and hard before he said it in syria. >> reporter: the bomber picked the right restaurant on the right time on the right day suggesting isis had been track the movements of american patrols and u.s. troops had fallen into a pattern isis could predict. graham himself has been to manjib and thinks he ate at the same restaurant. >> isis claims responsibility. if true, that shows that they're not defeated and they're emboldened. >> we have won against isis. we've beaten them and we've beaten them badly. >> reporter: just weeks ago, president trump announced he was withdrawing all u.s. troops from syria and there's no sign the attack has changed his mind. hours after it happened, vice president pence restated the president's intention to get out. >> we're bringing our troops
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home. the caliphate has crumbled. >> reporter: james carafano is a expert with the heritage foundation. >> what would be tragic is if the united states left a vacuum like we did when we pulled out of iraq that created a space for a group like isis to rebuild a calipha caliphate. >> reporter: it's been more than 24 hours since the attack and president trump has not yet said anything about it. that could change in a moment with the tweet or later this morning when he comes to the pentagon to give a speech. >> all right, david, thank you. this morning, we have a close-up look at the u.s.-led war against isis in syria. charlie d'agata is about 150 miles from manjib near one of the last isis strongholds. he went on patrol with kurdish forces who say the fight against the terrorist organization is far from over. >> reporter: while president trump and vice president pence continue to insist that isis is defeated in syria, the front lines tell a much different
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story. with u.s. forces and their allies on the ground battling a persistent enemy that refuses to surrender. even as we made our way to the fighting, we're warned that isis terror cells lurked among the ruined villages, planting bombs on the only road in and out. we're now traveling to the front lines in the east of the country. the very last pockets of isis resistance. once these areas are taken back, isis will no longer be considered a territorial force here. we rooived at ash shar an f to see forcesfiring. vital u.s. enforcements. troops and military hardware. where you find an american position fighting right beside forces here and they've been firing mortars in that direction.
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essentially since we got here. how important is it for you to have american forces on the ground fighting right beside you? they're playing a very big role, commander simko shikak told us. their forces have been effective. we give them coordinates and our air force and artillery do all they can. in addition to roughly 2,000 u.s. ground forces here, the american-led air campaign has been pummeling this territory. 575 air strikes on 1,100 targets during the first two weeks of this month alone. concentrated on the sliver of land still under isis control. commanders here tell us that final push could take a month or more. as the tragic deaths of four americans and more than a dozen others in manjib show isis has
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morphed into an insurgency striking targets far beyond these battle fields. federal prosecutors say a man who planned to attack the ite house with explosives and an anti-tank robert is under arrest. his name is hashar jallal taheb. the 21-year-old georgia man alley planned to carry out a terror attack today. jeff pegues is at fbi headquarters in washington with new details of this investigation. >> reporter: good morning. investigators believe the suspect was radicalized and intent on carrying out an attack here in washington that included blowing a hole in the white house. but investigators got a tip last march that allowed them to infiltrate the suspect's plot. according to an fbi affidavit, initially taheb wanted to travel overseas to areas controlled by isis. he allegedly told a confidential fbi source in october that he
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planned to sell his car to fund his travel. but he didn't have a passport. so those plans changed. he set his sights on the u.s. investigators say he decide to conduct an attack in the united states. taheb allegedly told an undercover fbi agent in december he wanted to attack a washington monument, the white house, lincoln memorial and a specific synagogue. allegedly wanted to use firearms and an anti-tank robert and backpacks with explosives. he was arrested yesterday in buford, georgia. fbi agents and other law enforcement agencies were seen going in and out of the suspect's home in georgia yesterday. a woman who says she knows the suspect's family says they are quiet and she did not notice any red flags but someone did and notified the fbi. investigators believe that he acted alone. >> what a story, jeff, thank you. sources tell cbs news the president is feeling increased pressure to end the government
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shutdown. sources also insist he's not going to change his position about funding for a border wall. well, yesterday, house speaker nancy pelosi says unless the government opens this week, she's rescinding the invitation for the president to deliver his state of the union address in the house of representatives. he said, you can do it in writing if you want. this was scheduled to take place on january 29th in the house chamber. it's been a week since the president last spoke with democratic leaders. and there's no sign of progress in ending this 27-day shutdown. paula reid is at the white house this morning. paula, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the president has not responded to speaker pelosi's proposal but sources tell cbs news inside the white house, officials are encouraging the president to see this political maneuvering as a sign of weakness and a suggestion that democrats fear he would use this platform to his advantage. >> this is a very big deal. it is a special security event. >> reporter: the state of theea
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the president's annual address to the nation until after the government reopens. >> he can make it from the oval office. >> reporter: in a letter to the president yesterday pelosi, citing security concern, argued both the secret service and department of homeland security have not been funded for 26 days now. dhs secretary kirstjen nielsen countered and said her department and the u.s. secret service are fully prepared to support and secure the state of the union. president trump respond to pelosi's power move with uncharacteristic silence. but lawmakers made plenty of noise. >> democrats have made a marketing decision to obstruct president trump at all costs. >> i want president trump to look into these faces. >> reporter: as americans increasingly turn to one another. >> food for the time they need some help. >> reporter: restaurants and food banks are helping people put food on the table. >> i mean who can't pass up mac
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and cheese? >> reporter: federal workers on the brink of making tough financial decisions is everyday that it lasts it heightened my anxiety, my level of concern and i'm definitely feeling the pinch. >> reporter: -- want washington to get past the politics. >> the federal workforce should not be held hostage in what can be a continuing debate. >> reporter: and get back to work. >> we need them to get back to work because they're messing us up. >> reporter: the president signed a bill yield esterday to ensure furloughed workers will sketch their paychecks after the shutdown ends but the fact both sides of the aisle are squabbling over an event that wasn't scheduled to take place for two weeks suggest that everyone expects this won't be over any time soon. >> paula reid for us at the white house, thanks. the latest in the series of powerful winter storms lashing the west coast puts more than 14 cifornians under a flood flash watch. in southern california, a three-ton boulder slammed into a
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car in malibu, injuring the driver. dense fogg is blamed for a 19 r crash on an interstate northeast of los angeles. the storm system will spread east this weekend, stretching from memphis to maine. it is forecast to bring rain, freezing rain and snow to more than 100 million americans. lonnie quinn, chief weathercaster for our new york station, wcbs, is tracking all of this. lonnie, good morning. >> this storm is going to put some kind of precipitation, rain, snow, or ice in all of the lower 48 as it moves across the country. for california, the big rain, the big snow, that's to end today. there will be some trailing activity tomorrow but the big stuff ends today. moves into the rockies. then pushes into the northeast cities. this will be a major snow and ice storm for the northeast cities and on the tail end of all of this, your temperatures are going to plummet. we're talking subzero windchills for a good chunk of the northeast into the midsection of the country. speaking of the midsection of
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the country, by tomorrow evening, the storm moves into omaha with the possibility for blizzard conditions. then it continues to track towards the east and to the north. it gets into the northeast. look at this. it starts often as snow but it transition to rain sunday morning but it's not just rain, okay. again, we talk about those temperatures going back and forth. a huge amount of ice. we think there could be anywhere from a quarter of an inch to half an inch through the major northeast cities and the amount of snow that falls, the bull's-eye now looks to be northern new england into the mohawk mountains of new york where you could pick up two feet of snow. >> nothing there pleasant, blizzard and ice and freezing rain. >> a lot of words people don't want to hear. >> thank you debby downer. >> unless you have a pair of skis. >> we'll ski to work. >> i'll take that attitude. family and friends are paying tribute to jason spendler today. the american killed in the terror attack in nairobi, kenya. gunman from al shabab, the terror group linked to al qaeda,
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kimled at least 21 people when they stormed the luxury hotel complex. now, in nairobi near site of the attack. >> reporter: his parents fly into nairobi tomorrow tom collect their son's body and on monday they will celebrate his life with a diverse community of family and friends he's built here. he was one of the good guys. a former investment banker who survived 9/11 because he was late for work that day. he later gave up a high-powered wall street career for the chance to make a difference. >> jason, once you met him, you knew this guy was going to change the world. he has a way about him that everyone would like him. >> reporter: that passion for or change led him to kenya. povert. >> he believes that you could
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invest, you could build businesses and they would actually be a means of stabilizing economies and reducing the need for terrorism. >> reporter: the company's offices are housed in the complex that was stormed by al shabab gunmen on tuesday afternoon. he was having a late lunch there when a suicide bomber blew himself up just a few meters away. it was kenyans who bore the brunt of this attack. and at the city morgue, their unrelenting grief was raw. agonized cries for ray iey ies lives cut short. for spendler's family, that reality cuts home on monday, which would have been his 41st birthday. security remains tight at the attack site. police are not letting people back into the complex yet as
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they say they could still be undetonated hand glen nates that need clearing. bianna. >> thank you. we're thinking of jason's family and his parents in particular, you know, to survive one tragedy only to not make it through another. >> just sitting there eating lunch. >> giving back to so sightciety have a lot to be proud of for him. overseas, an emergency plan b for brexit after narrowly surviving a no confidence vote. may called for politician to put self-interests aside and find a new way to leave the european union. that followed a vote yesterday to keep her in office. the slim margin came a day after the crushing defeat of her brexit plan. it was voted down 432-202. that is the worst par la monetary defeat in modern british history. britain faces a march 29th deadline to split from europe. sears will keep its doors open now that its chairman and
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possible. we have a high surf warning, scattered showers and a possible chance of isolated thunderstorms through the day. we will catch a break friday and saturday.
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welcome back. it is 7:27 am. out of the south bay at 101 we have crash near san antonio blocking two lanes all the way back to fair oaks. 280 is a much better drive. at the richmond-san rafael bridge, we have two accidents reported. at the golden gate bridge we have wet roadways so be mindful of the flooding and ponding due to the rain. we are tracking heavy rain and a downpour at pinole, venecia, berkeley, into san francisco and across the golden gate bridge.
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning." hope you're awake. wake up, everybody. >> that's impressive. >> repeat -- >> yes, now that ring tone. >> can't do that one, john. here are three things you should know this morning. the pentagon is expected to unveil a new space-based missile defense strategy a little bit later today. it involving deploying a constellation of satellites above the earth to detect and track enemy missiles more quickly. the plan also recommends additional research into placing weapons into orbit to shoot down hostile missiles. the new strategy's aimed at combating threats from potential enemies including rogue natns
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like north korea. north korea continues to develop its ballistic missiles program despite pledging due nuclearization. the los angeles teachers union and school district returned to the bargaining table today. tens of thousands of educators are striking for a fourth day. they want higher salary, lower class sizes and more staffing. the strike has disrupted classes for nearly half a million students in the nation's second largest school district. the district says it has lost more than $60 million in state funding because of student absences. cyber criminals may have gained access to millions of fortnight players profiles. allowed hackers to take over account, purchase in game currency using credit cards on file and listen in on player's conversations. the parent company says the problem is now fixed. it reminds players to use strong passwords and not share account information. the mother of a former
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northwestern university student is suing a sorority she blames for her daughter's suicide. 19-year-old jordan himpg ehimpgs died. the lawsuit alleges that hazing caused anxiety and depressing causing her to take her own life. jericka duncan is outside the sorority's headquarters in chicago. >> reporter: as a result, alpha kappa alpha was suspended from northwestern's campus back in 2017. now a spokesperson from the sorority put out a statement saying they were deeply saddened by the loss of jordan hinkens but still the parents believe this sorority should be held responsible for their daughter's death. >> she had a smile that would brighten up a room. if you were feeling low or feeling down, jor etep from a y jordan henkens had a passion for
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helping others and a gift when basketball scholarship. >> going forward, i hope we keep the same energy. >> reporter: her sophomore year, she told her parents she wanted to join a sorority as a way to serve others. >> did hazing even cross your mind? >> when she first told me she had an interesting, i think most importantly my concerns were they were genuine in their mission. >> we know her -- >> reporter: her mom remembers watching the ceremony in which her daughter became an official member of alpha kappa alpha. what was going through your mind as you're watching her pride? >> a sense of pride, a sense of relief, you know, because the process was over. >> reporter: just seven weeks later, the 19-year-old took her own life in her dorm room. >> i couldn't reach her. so that was my concern. so then i just started to call continuously, no answer, no
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answer. and so, you know, ultimately, you know, she was found the next day. >> even if you are part of a sorority or fraternity, it can happen to your family. it can happen. and it did. >> reporter: a lawsuit against the sorority and nine members alleges that during post initiation pledging, jordan was subjected to physical abuse including paddling, financial exploitation, sleep deprivation and other forms of hazing intended to humiliate her. the court document say the hazing was triggering her ptsd causing severe anxiety and depression and that she was having suicidal thoughts. a cording to the lawsuit, she expressed that to her sorority sisters. it's unclear what her ptsd stemmed from. you believe that if the sorority hadn't hazed jordan would still be alive today? >> as what's alleged in the lawsuit, yes. she sounded the alarm that the
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initiation practices they were subjecting her to were causing harm and they didn't do anything about it. >> she told sorority members i'm feeling suicidal. did she ever express that to any family or friends? >> i'm not going to comment on that. it is a dirty secret in america that the problem is pervasive and extensive in sorority life just as it is in fraternity life. >> reporter: tom klein represents the family of timothy piazza, the penn state sophomore who died in 2017 after a hazing ritual involving heavy drinking. >> the unique challenge in the case of course for a lawyer is linking the suicide to the actual hazing, but it does not take a quantum leap of imagination to understand that a young person who is deprived, it
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subjected to physical hazing, turns on herself. >> reporter: two years after their daughter's death, felicia and walter hinkins say it's the happy memories that keep them strong and fighting for change. >> it's important that i speak out, you know, whether it was the first day after she passed away or today. so that hopefully someone else won't suffer the same thing. >> reporter: alpha kappa alpha says it has a zero tolerance for hazing. it also says that it educates its members consistently about the dangers of hazing including the repercussions like expansions and exexpulsions. the so sigh so ryety said it would not comment further. >> disturbing details. thank you for that interview. want to remind you that the national suicide prevention lifeline is open 24 hours a day for anyone needing help. that number is 1-800-273-8255. a new report is putting the
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a report out this morning is prompting new concerns about the safety of our food. the report claims recalls of hazardous meat and poultry have gone up 83% in the last six years. one in six americans get sick every year from eating contaminated food with at least 3,000 deaths per year. salmonella alone causes at least 450 deaths every year. "cbs this morning" co-host michelle miller talked with one man struggling after a recent e. coli outbreak. >> reporter: when you eat a meal, you want to make sure it's
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safe. one researcher says recent recalls of foods like lettuce, beef and cereal call food safety into question. we spoke with a grandfather from new york who says a tainted salad forever changed life with his wife. >> very sad to see her -- she's not herself. >> reporter: benjamin has been married to his wife karen for almost 55 years. in account, she went into septic shock. the 75-year-old tested positive for the same strand of e. coli linked to romaine lettuce. >> we used to travel a lot. we traveled together. every year. sorry. this is not easy. >> reporter: he says he believes his wife got e. coli from contaminated lettuce at home. the grand mother of four spent weeks in a hospital and now lives in a rehab facility. he says she had a pre-existing kidney condition but now needs dialysis three days a week. >> we should be able as
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americans to trust the food we buy is safe to eat. >> reporter: adam garber is a researcher for the u.s. public interest research group. its report found recalls of produce and processed food by the fda increased about 2% from 2013 to 2018. and the most hazardous meat and poultry recalls by the usda increased by more than 80%. >> something is rotten in our slaughterhouses and fields and so common sense protections from farm to fork can help prevent that. >> reporter: testing water used for irrigation or watering produce for hazardous pathogens like e. coli and for meat and poultry products to declare when anti-biyotsic resistance trains of salmonella are found. >> there are opportunities to hold companies liable when they are violating food safety plans. >> reporter: the national chicken council told cbs news it hasn't yet seen the report.
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but says all chicken is safe to eat when properly handled and cooked. and what's significantly reducing the threat of salmonella are food safety plans that the usda enforces. they also said any increase in recalls could be attributed to tighter government standards, better testing and technology. the american association of meat processors said procedures and safety plans are already in place to reduce these risks of salmonella. >> that's me. this is karen. >> reporter: as for karen, she might be able to go home this weekend, but life will be very different. so e. coli completely changed the ball game for you and your -- >> oh, absolutely. she can't be left alone at all anymore. i'm hopeful we can get her back to some more normal existence and that's what we're hoping for. >> reporter: they certainly are. both the fda and usda said their safety inspectors are still working despite the partial government shutdown and did not
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comment on the report. the produce marketing association declined to comment without seeing the report first. if you'd like more information about food recalls, you can sign up for alerts through the fda and usda and ask your local store if they offer alerts as well. the real big issue here is people who have already compromised immune systems they're the most at risk. mr. selig's sister-in-law, she died from e. coli, but she already had m.s. so it's really tough for people who are already weak. >> yes, you certainly -- i'm glad you pointed out she's going home this weekend. >> looking forward to it as well. >> thank you, michelle. coming up next, a look at this morning's other headlines, including the biggest great white shark you ever want to see. do you want to see a big white shark up close? i don't know. see where thi
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wear what you love, aveeno®. welcome back to "cbs this morning." here's a look at some headlines -- the "washington post" says nearly 10,000 companies that hold contracts with federal agencies are being affected by the government shutdown. no one knows how many private sector workers are impacted, but overall estimates range from hundreds of thousands to millions. contract workers have not received back pay for work lost during the shutdown. some companies consider suggesting workers should take vacation days or have scheduled training. today the department of agriculture will reopen about 980 temporary agencies to help process farm loans and tax emwiaents during the shutdown. raningi rt timdepact.has >> it gets worse every day. >> no end in sight. "variety" reports protesters rallied outside sony musict ded
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a petition signed by more than 217,000 people. they demanded the label drop r. kelly after multiple women accuse him of sexual misconduct. building inspectors say they have found code violations at r. kelly's recording studio in chicago. they say there's evidence that the space was used as a residence. kelly's attorney says no one was living at the studio. the "wall street journal" ranked major u.s. airlines of 2018 from best to worst. delta was ranked the best for the second year in a row. >> yay. i love delta. >> love it, the head of delta. >> no side conversations, class. >> okay, okay. sorry, dad. >> the airlines -- >> he's going -- >> the airlines were judged on such things as delays and mishandled baggage and complaints. delta canceled less than 1% of its flights. for the 10th time in 11 years, american ended up last or next to last.
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only frontier was h thatut american. and hawaii news now, the greatest white shark was spotted in the waters off oahu. the shark known as deep blue is believed to be more than 50 years old. friendly fellow. he was rarely seen. one of the last sightings was in 2015 thousands of miles away off mexico's west coast. he's doing okay. >> looks good for 50. one kind of diet suggests you can lose weight provided you stop eating wunsz ining once i. why intermittent fasting is getting more popular. ♪ [indistinct conversation] [friend] i've never seen that before. ♪
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branch killed a man seeking shelter from the storm. heavy downpours and high winds took down a 30-foot branch on cal- trans property along interstate 580. it is 7:56 am. i am kenny choi. oakland a falling tree branch killed a man seeking shelter from thstoraf dowthe 30 along interstate 580. flash floods are victory in sonoma county this morning and here's a look at waterlogged highway 12 and schellville. for the second straight morning the earthquake striking the bay area at magnitude 3 point five that yet at 6:11 am this morning, the same location as yesterday morning in the th on youd r favorite platforms including our website at kpix.com.
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welcome back. it is 7:57 am. it is wet and windy on the roadways with slow-and-go conditions. we have an accident at the fast track lanes just before the toll plaza, and the wind advisory is in effect. we have wet and windy weather and we know there is an issue north of the golden gate bridge. they have cleared everything out of the lanes but still slow into san francisco. bart has a 20 minute delay systemwide due to the track inspections.
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♪ good morning to our viewers in the west. it's thursday, january 17th is, 2019. welcome you back to "cbs this morning. "ahead a new online craze, the ten-year challenge, you've heard of it, right? many people posting old photos. see why this could put your privacy at ring. plus, the fascinating ice circle in a river up in maine. find out how it got so big so round, but first, here's today's eye opener at 8:00. president trump appears to be standing firm on his plan to americans there. >> the scene of the worst single loss of american life since u.s.
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troops went into syria. >> while president trump and vice president pence insist isis is defeated, the front lines tell a much different story. >> the suspect was believed to be radicalized and intent on carrying out an attack including blowing a hole in the white house. >> sources tell cbs news that officials are encouraging the president to see this political maneuvering as a sign of weakness. >> it's not just rain, okay. again, we talked about those temperatures going back and forth. a huge amount of ice. we think there could be anywhere from a quarter inch to half an inch through the major northeast cities. >> frustration boiling over airports all across the country. >> more headaches for travelers dealing with long lines and delays. >> the american people are reasonable, but if we have to spend the night sleeping on a bench in the newark airport, we will grab a flag and join the revolution like an extra in "les mis." storm, no! ♪ >> i say we storm the chilis,
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too. we want our country back, country back, country back. >> i'm john dickerson with gayle king and bianna golodryga and norah o'donnell. >> and may i say the burgers are also got at chiles. >> you may say that. >> just landed on the table. i was reacting to what steven just said, john. >> i know. it didn't come out of nowhere. restaurant or do the quick takeaway? >> i sit down at chile's, i like it. >> haven't had a chile's burger in a long time. >> i haven't either but i like them. >> okay. there you go. >> there are new questions about a planned u.s. troop withdrawal from syria after four americans died in a suicide bombing yesterday. surveillance video shows the attack that killed at least 16 people in all at a restaurant in the northern stitt of m ha mbij. isis reportedly claims responsibility. >> last month president trump announced he would pull u.s. troops because isis, as he says, was defeated. the white house offered
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condolences to the victim's family yesterday. republican senator lindsey graham urged the president to reconsider the withdrawal saying isis could rebound. >> so my advice to the administrationsy understand why you want to re-evaluate our footprint everywhere. that makes sense, but take this as a warning sign of what could be coming. >> republican senator rand paul who supports the withdrawal met with mr. trump after yesterday's attack and later he said this, he has never been prouder of the president who stood up for a strong america and steadfastly opposed foreign wars. in a new interview the president's personal attorney rudy giuliani says he cannot say if trump campaign officials colluded with russia during the 2016 campaign. now he still insists the president did not. giuliani spoke to cnn last night about the recently revealed allegation that former trump campaign chairman paul manafort shared polling data with a russian operative. >> i never said there was no
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collusion between the campaigno campaign. >> yes, have you. >> i have no idea. i have not. i said the president of the united states. >> chris' face says it all. giuliani said in july there was no collusion by upper levels of the trump campaign and fine there was, collusion would not be a crime. >> can we just go back to the beginning of the tape here which was that there was once a claim that nobody anywhere at any level in the trump campaign at all talked to anyone from russia and to suggest that they did was an outrage. that was once the position of the campaign. >> i remember that. >> just to give us a sense of the time and distance we've traveled. >> it went from that -- >> sometimes when giuliani weighs in it makes it worse because he seems to contradict what has been said earlier on a couple of occasions now. >> went from i don't know russians, that there was no collusion, collusion is not a crime. oh, well i never said the president didn't collude. >> facts are stubborn things. >> sources tell cbs news there is increased talk inside the white house about ending the partial government shutdown, but there's no plan to do that without funding for a border wall. the shutdown will be four weeks
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old tomorrow night. it's taking a toll on federal employees and their families. hundreds of thousands of parents are out of work or working without pay, and children are now pitching in to help them. jan crawford looks hat how the shutdown is impacting kids as it enters day 27. jan, good morning. >> reporter: well, good morning. so, you know, across the country children are really starting to feel the trickle-down effects of this government shutdown, the added stress of their parents missing paychecks, and so some kids are seeing it as a way to pitch in, and they are coming up with some pretty creative ways to help their families and their communities. >> i am hating this shutdown. this shutdown has caused a lot of punishments to a lot of families. >> reporter: when 9-year-old tiger blaylock of arlington, virginia found out about the government shutdown, he had an idea. >> just popped into my head one day, and i thought -- and i thought if i'm creative enough to do this. >> reporter: with his mom sun
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contractornd his dad a foreign pay tiger wanted to do something to help his family. >> i just want to fix government and pay our bills by selling my art. >> reporter: a budding illustrator, one of tyinger's drawings has already sold for $200, but his mom has mixed emotion. >> it's just been a really demoralizing time for our family. >> reporter: and she's looking forward to a return to normalcy. >> no matter what i say to them, that we're going to be okay, that we, you know, we have a small cushion. we've got family that we can fall back on, you know, they still have to express that. >> yeah, i felt very confident. >> reporter: fifth grader bella berrellez from north potomac, maryland turned her anxiety into business confidence. >> i wastied, but i think once i found out i was really committed and i'm like i'm going do this and i'm going to help. >> reporter: bella started making and selling homemade
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sugar scrubs when her mom was furloughed from the food and drug administration. >> so these are your two most popular scents. >> yes. >> reporter: she's already sold more than 400 scrubs online and to neighbors. >> this is peach mango. >> reporter: can i smell. >> yeah. >> reporter: that smells great. >> yeah. >> reporter: bus bella's father is still working, they have decided to donate proceeds to bella's guys a food bank helping others affected by the shutdown. are worried about the shutdown going on a lot longer? >> a little bit. i want my mom to go back to work, but i love doing the sugar scrubs and i intend to do it after the government shuts down, but, yeah do i want my mom to go back to work. >> moments that children are at risk. >> reporter: developmental psychologist heather sandstrom says when parents are under severe financial strain it can also affect their children's mental health. >> children are very receptive to emotions. when the parents are strong, resilient, they have these coping strategies, when they can
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try to find ways to make ends meet, they can help their children and provide support to them in ways that children might not otherwise have. >> reporter: for tiger blaylock the answer to his frustration is simple. >> i do not care if the wall is built or not. i just want the government to not be shut down. >> reporter: now for these kids, the shutdown is not about politics, it's really about making sure their parents are okay, and as for the parents, both tiger's mom and bella's mom say that they are worried one unintended effect of this long shutdown could be to drive public servants like them out of government for good. norah. >> jan, i thought the same thing. we need, you know -- we need the best and the brightest in our government. we won't be able to want to serve of and know that it is a good job and it's a good, you know, way to support your family. we don't want to drive good people out of service to our government. >> that really is though, that story, from the mouths of babes. i think about all these people, listen, they want to work.
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that's what's so frustrating to me. people who want to work and want to do their job and through no fault of my own i'm prevented from going to work. >> it's unnecessary stress for children to be having right now. >> kids shouldn't be worried about how to support the family. >> karl rove, bush's political adviser writes in "the wall street journal" today that the white house should consider pubically announcing an offer to end the shutdown, fund the wall in return for legal status for the dreamers, but it's one idea that -- that has been floated before. >> right. >> but, again, whether there's any ideas out there, we haven't seen a lot. >> yeah. >> well, i like that little boy tiger who said i don't care about the wall. i just want my parents to go back to work. a lot of people feel that way. >> all right. more and more people are turning to diets that include fasting to lose weight. dr. david asgus in our toyota green room with whether periods of not eating a
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good thursday morning. we are not done with the wet weather just yet. we are tracking moderate to heavy rainfall on the hi-def doppler. we have coastal advisory in effect until 9 am with minor flooding possible. we have the high surf warning, scattered showers and a chance of isolated thunderstorms as we head through the day. we will catch a break friday and saturday.
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there's so much news ahead. the so-called ten-year challenge seems to be overtaking social media. see what you need to know about sharing that data online, and david begnaud, where is he? he's in maine watching the most amazing piece of ice. begnaud. he's in maine watching the most >> gayle, we've got the coolest story, at least weather story in the country right now. to the drone miss randy, if we can. the pizza disc sitting in the
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♪ ♪ privacy experts say people participating in the new ten-year social media challenge may be unknowingly sharing sensitive information. have you done that yet? facebook, twitter and instagram users are posting photos of themselves a decade apart with the #ten-yearchallenge. some well-known people have gotten in on the fun but the millions of pubically shared photos can be a treasure trove of information for companies working artificial intelligence. data and emerging consultant kate o'neill warned in an opinion piece thanks to this
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meme there's a very large data set of carefully curated photos of people from roughly ten years ago and now. >> similar concerns were raised last year about google's arts and culture app. it matched people with artwork that supposedly looked like them. google says it discarded user's selfies once the matches were found. the website pop sugar released its own app for finding celebrity doppelgangers. the company later revealed photos for its twinning challenge were initially stored on an uncareer server. many instagram users who created collages of their top nine most-liked posts of 2019 may have given their e-mail addresses and other information to a company in uruguay. facebook told cbs news our face recognition systems are not tracking, studying or are aware ws contributornes issie lapowsky is here. good usenermeme and didn't have anything to do with it.
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how could facebook use these photos? >> nothing inherently bad about this. it was all in good fun generated by users, but we have to think about is what we're giving away when we're having this fun, right, and so in the case of the ten-year challenge it is this streamlined organized data set that shows what you looked like ten years ago and what you look like now, and if you are trying to train a machine learning algorithm to learn how people age, this is something that facebook could do, something that other researchers might want to do. this gives you a pretty nifty way of doing that. so, again, i think this is just a moment to think about this because it's not just the ten-year challenge. these types of viral challenges and memes are popping up all the time that a lot of times people don't know what company is behind it. >> is facebook currently using a method of facial recognition. >> facebook is. yes, for instance, if you up load a photo or somebody up loads a photo of you and say hey, is this you? do you want to tag yourself, your friend? facebook is proactively doing that. behind the scenes facebook is also using image recognition technology for really valuable
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purposes to spot spam, spot graphic violence and other content it doesn't want on there so there's definitely positive uses of facial recognition technology. we should want facebook to get better at it, but as users we should want to know when information is being used for those purposes. >> this soaked like harmless fun for me. honestly would i do done if i could find a picture from 2009, got tired of looking. what should people be -- what should they look out for if they are thinking about doing it? >> right, well i think that for now it's all in good fun, but one thing that's really important to know is that there's a hashtag associated with it so if have you a public instagram page, for instance, and somebody searches the ten-year challenge hashtag millions of photos pop, so even if facebook isn't using, that remember all of the researchers who have access to these public hashtags and can use them for who knows what me me s and if you are concerned and still wane
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only sharing it with friends and people you know. >> seems like an issue of digital hygiene. is there a specific way that this could come back and harmy. >> if they created an algorithm to figure out my age, how is that ultimately going to hurt me? >> right, from facebook's point of view, i don't think facebook is going to hurt you, but experts wonder about how this could be used, by, for instance, insurance companies. are they looking at whether you tend to be aging a little bit faster than the rest us? >> so they won't take you as a client. >> exactly. >> and these are the worst case scenarios, but this is what researchers notice field are thinking about. >> a lot of this comes down to privacy, and many people are now skugting priva suggesting privacy legislation. even tim cook wrote an op-ed. is the gene out of bottle now that the technology there? >> what's promising is we're seeing the tech leaders step up. for so long they have been allergic to regulation, but now we have tim cook out there and also have companies that gobble up a lot of data, google,
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facebook coming out and saying we, too, want federal privacy regulation, and i think that that is partly in response to the public outcry but partly because they see it on the horizon and they want to have a say in how strict it's going to be, so they want to be out there lobbying on capitol hill saying this is what we want to see. this is what we feel would cripple us, and they want to be part of this conversation if it is going to happen. of course we know the political system we're living in and how practical is any regulation, but i think that -- that if there's going to be something, it's going to happen this year. >> all right. thank you, issie. if i had to guess i would say you're isadoro and also known as is-adorable. just having a little fun with you. thank you. the season of "star trek" has a discovery about spock. more about reaching a new generation of "star trek" fans. you are watching "cbs this
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it's 8:55... i good morning. i am gianna franco in the traffic center. we have on the freeways and a few traffic reports. at 680 and 242, the traffic is blocked due to the jackknifed big rig, causing delays on 242 and 680 northbound. all four lanes are shut down. it is slow-and-go and be advised. the second traffic alert at
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680, to make lanes are completely shut down with potholes in the freeway. it looks like caltrans will not be at the scene for another hour and a half so that may take time to clear out. use an alternate if you can. the nimitz freeway, stacked up heading to the maze with all of the wet weather. we have the lightning strikes north of the bay bridge and east of lafayette. at the hi-def doppler you can see the heavy rain moving over san francisco across the bay bridge into emeryville, berkeley and oakland, daly city, lafayette, miranda, danville. we have a heavy downpour stretching from palo alto, sunnyvale. scattered showers through the day with isolated thunderstorms through this thursday. we have an active day for sure
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♪ ♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning. "right now it's time to show you some of this morning's headlines from around of the globe. the "detroit free press were the" reports john engler resigned as michigan state university interim dent. he was brought in last year to help the school recover from the layer nasser sexual abuse scandal but engler faced backlash over xheents about some of the victims. last week engler said they were enjoying the spotlight. the school has named a new interim president. "rolling stone" reports on new accusations about oxycontin makers purdue pharma. a member of the family which
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owns perdue gleefully predicted in the 1990s oxycontin would generate a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition. details were made public in a lawsuit brought by massachusetts attorney general. the documents alleged produced strategy for addressing criticisms of the drug's risk was to deflect blame on to patients who later became addicted. perdue pharma says the attorney general's complaint distorts the facts, and it will, quote, aggressively defend against these misleading allegations. the "florida sun sentinel" reports a hotel was ordered to pay a former hotel worker $21 million for religious retaliation. the woman had been a dishwasher for 20 years at the conrad miami to work on sundays 6 for being because she wentleab to chuh. 60-year-old mother of six sued hilton worldwide claiming it had violated the 1964 civil rights act. the hotel said she was fired for alleged misconduct, negligence and unexcused absences.
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this week a jury in miami ruled in the former dishwasher's favorch the damages are capped though in federal court $5 s0000.o she "usa today" reports on a study that suggests trouble is brewing in the coffee business. the world's top wild coffee species may be at risk because of global warming. a study in the peer reviewed journal "science" say 60% of the world's coffee species may be at high risk of extinction. they face droughts and the spread of fungal pathogens as global temperatures rise. our partners at the bbc is reporting the city of cairo turned orange after a sandstorm swept through egypt. take a look at this picture. strong winds brought thick dust to the egyptian capital yesterday. the orange cloud forced people to take cover in buildings. several ports were close and flight delays were reported at cairo's airport. and the verge is reporting alexa's news reading voice got more professional sounding more
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natural and human-like. here's a report on wedding trends. >> reporter: two blockbuster british royal we had this is year and enduring fascination with the brits american braves creating a regal look with personal twists can find plenty of inspiration. >> the new voice can be heard when you ask alexa for your daily news briefing. >> is that more human-like? >> sounds a bit robotic. >> i think it still sounds a bit robotic, gayle king. >> i kind of do, too. john dickerson. as the east braces for a major winter storm, bridged cold already created a frozen spectacle in maine, a giant disc of ice in a river near portland has drawn international attention. david begnaud is there in westbrook, maine where the ice disc has formed. what's the name of the river? gayle, it's the presumpscot
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river. get a good look at this. look at why you might understand it's the far side of the moon. others joked that, hey, it came from aliens. the cold, hart truth this morning is this did not come from outer space. if symmetry in nature is what you're looking for, welcome to westbrook, maine. >> westbrook is now famous for this spinning ice disc in the river which is great. >> i have a big question. how did the ice get made? >> reporter: it is a whopping 300 feet wide. the frozen disc had been spinning on the presumpscot didn'ttop th last 72 hours but eit who l wanted to see it though. >> i was just speaking to my sister in england, and i said we've made national news and sh you made international, were you just on the bbc. >> a natural phenomenon taking state in the u.s. state of maine is mesmerizing people around the
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world. >> reporter: what is going on pit's maine, it's cold and you get ice. eric fisher is the meteorologist at wbz in boston and says the rotation of the ice can be driven by the current of the river but also by the temperature changes in the water underneath the ice. eric says that creates a vortex that causes it to spin. >> the shore in this case acts almost like a grinding wheel where the ice hits the coast, red it starts to shave off and cit shape of the ice disc there floating in the water. >> they are fairly rare. we may hear about these once or twice a win the sneer steven daly specializes in riverized hydraulics for the army corps of engineers and says while ice discs are not unheard of, the ones he's seen are much smaller ranging from 30 to only 50 feet. >> they had the perfect combination of air temperature, ice production and flow conditions for this to form, and it may not happen again for a number of years. >> reporter: so about 18 hours ago it stopped spinning, and what happened is you can see the
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ice disc, the bottom corner of it has sort of attached to the side, right, so the ice has formed and now it's -- it's stuck, if you will. but that hasn't stopped people from coming to see it. i mean, this is like the main tourist attraction in town right now. you know, it's 2019 so, of course, the ice disc has to have its own twitter account and the most recent twit was anyone have an ice pick? i think i have a few frosts flakes stuck in my teeth. bianna. >> good one, david. you look happy to be there. tim us the true. would you prefer to be in puerto rico like you were last week. >> a bit warmer. >> remember, this is -- this is a louisiana boy who had never been to maine. i was so excited to come, but when they said 10 degrees, i said, okay, y'all. this is real. >> come back home. >> thanks, david. >> well, diets that include intermittent fasting are growing in popularity. google searches for the eating plans quadrupled in the past three years. three popular types of intermittent fasting are whole day which means no food at all, one or two days a week.
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alternate day which means small meals on specific days of the week and no restrictions on others and time-restricted feeding which means eating only during a four to eight-hour window each day. dr. david agus is here with what scientists say about the trend. good morning, i'm exhausted just reading that. let's get to that because what scientists are saying what the data says is what's important. we heart anecdotal stuff, but is the science backing up what we're hearing? >> the sanes no. so, i mean, it all came from some mouse experiments where when they did intermittent fasting they saw markers of stem cells go up and everyone says oh, my gosh, if it happens in mirks i want to do it, so they tried to hack the human body, and by not eating a day a week, two days a week, restricting your hours. the bottom line is it's no better than standard diets in terms of losing weight. it's very hard to comply with, and the clinical trials more than 40% of people dropped out of it, and when you look at long-term markers of health, it certainly doesn't add up. >> well, my husband does it.
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i'm going to out him right now and he says he feels better and he pointed to research or some reports that suggest that it lowers bad blood cells that can cause some types of cancers. >> oh, those cells. >> those cells. >> so you've got to be very careful. i can give you a lot of things that make you kneel good. i can give you ice cream. it makes me feel good, therefore, i should have lots of it. how you feel and what is your long-term health aren't always the same. when stress hormones go up, many times you actually feel good, but it's certainly not good for you in the long range. >> is it fair to say that all fasts -- all of these types of fasts are not created eke wall? i have a friend skip, a friend named skip who does the eight-hour method where he's during an eight-hour period. >> i agree with that. >> and he says it's worked wonders with him and he's lost a lot of weight. are some of these intermittent fasting diets better than others. >> great point. not that you have a friend named skip but that the data really show that our body strives for regularity and so whether you
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have two meals a day or three meals a day, eating meals with nothing in between is the best thing in the world for losing weight and for health. so if your friend says, hey, listen, i only want to the eat in the this eight-hour period and have a lunch and dinner, that's fine as long as it's regular. >> right. >> the thing is when you eat for five days and skip for two days that's not regular. >> eating less calories will help you lose weight, period. >> that's an amazing statement. >> i know, yes, and i can say that that is factually true. what's the one thing that people can do to be healthier today? >> i really believe, we just alluded to it, it's regularity and schedule. in between lunch and dinner, if you grab an apple it throws off your metabolism for two or three days, raises your stress hormones and it's not good. if you grab an apple every day at 2:00 it's good. the key is the regularity. you know, when you get hungry, that's your insulin going up, and when your insulin goes up and you don't eat it stays up and what happens is you get less sensitive to it and that's what type ii diabetes is, regular schedule, three meals, nothing,
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not a zero in between. that's the best way to lose weight, have optimal health and feel good and maybe get rid of some of those bad cells your husband is worried about. >> regularity. >> or put your fork down and get your butt on the treadmill. that also works. very effective. >> that's a gaylism. >> being on a treadmill with a fork is not a safe thing to do. >> gayle. >> so tell skip. >> that's what i'm doing wrong. the second season of "star trek discovery" premiers tonight. sonequa martin green is here. she plays commander michael burnham and is in our toyota green room. she's come back to us and will discuss the return of spock and
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beam me aboard. >> we can't, captain. transporter is out again. >> mr. scott, 20 seconds to detonation. >> that, of course, was william shatner and leonard nimoy in the original "star trek." the original premiered 1956. the popular science fiction show helped create a billion-dollar global franchise, one of the most iconic in history. the latest reboot, "star trek: discovery," returns tonight for its second season on the streaming service cbs all access. it takes place, and this is important, ten years before the original series and stars
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sonequa martin-green as commander michael burnham. in this preview of the season premiere, she's on a rescue mission with the starship's new captain. >> discovery, can you activate the rejector seat remotely? >> i need another 30 seconds. >> she'll number free fall. >> not if i can catch him. >> lieutenant burnham -- >> i'm comfortable with the risk, sir. >> i'm not. you screw this up, we're both dead. stay on mission. that's an order. >> 2,000 feet, falling fast. >> ah! >> you need to trust us, sir. i told you, we don't abandon each other. discovery has you. >> a cliffhanger. >> sonequa martin-green, good morning. welcome. >> good morning. thank you for having me. very excited to be here. >> you say your character, michael burnham -- you should talk about michael, where that comes from -- is on a mission of restoration. >> yes. very much so. when you find michael burnham --
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we'll talk about the michael of it all which i love to talk about -- i am the first officer on the ship under michelle yo who plays captain georgeo. there's a mutiny and demotion. the rug pulls out from under me, and i fall. i have the greatest fall ever. and have to sort of climb back. find my way. seek absolution and redemption. and i sort of gte it by the end of season one. there's some -- i get reinstated professionally speaking. there's some restoration in my relationships. now it's time for -- inner restoration. michael burnham has to heal and forgive michael huarburnham. >> you're character was spock's long-lost foster sister. what's that reunion like? >> man, complicated. >> complicated? >> so complicated. >> we didn't know he had a foster sister. >> i tell you what. i love that they have placed us
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here in 2256, ten years before tos, because we have a connection to the cannon -- >> the original series. >> yes. and i love that -- that there's this black woman who is fully human but raised on vulcan in that household as a member of that institution. you know, family is an institution. i'm excited to be a part of that. we come back around and introduce those characters from the cannon that are so huge. >> spock is gregory peck's grandson. >> yes. >> sergeant peck -- >> yes, absolutely yes. he's fantastic. everybody who came on to the show for season two is fantastic. >> and he is sporting a beard. >> he is, right? the hash tag's going around like hot spock and whatnot. >> hot spock. >> yes. there's a lot of exploration in season two. and we have room for that because there's ten years before you have to sort of -- we have to return to what you remember. >> calling him hot will have no effect on him. >> no, no, no. it wasn't my hash tag.
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that's what everybody else is saying. >> and christopher pike was in the very original 1966 -- >> yes, absolutely. >> and he's back. >> absolutely. played by anson mount, yes. we've got number one who we see in the pilot of tos played by rebecca romijn. it's exciting -- >> you say all these names, but you're not saying, but my husband's going to be joining -- >> thank you for bringing that up. yes, my husband is going to be -- >> look at that smile. >> i know. i'm excited. yeah, and he's got a really interesting, important role. i'm excited about that. >> how do you explain that to your 4-year-old son? you got mommy and daddy going to work. he's gone on set. how do you explain the show? >> we've said mommy and dady -- look at that -- mommy and daddy tell stories for a living it. when he was little, we would say mommy and daddy pretend. once he got older, which he just turnve cha -- >> yes. >> mommy and daddy tell stories.
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they reach people. he's all for it. he gets it. he's very mature. >> i said the season -- the series looks so well done, and what happen she said was it's cinematic. >> yeah. >> very well done. no, it's cinematic. beautifully done. >> it definitely wasn't a correction. no, i did say that. no, i love that about it. i love -- >> a better way to say it. >> yeah. awesome. >> trekkies are thrilled. >> yes. >> including john. >> thank you. thank you. >> sonequa martin-green, thank yo >> thank you very much. >> "star trek: discovery" -- >> thank you very much. >> it premieres tonight on cbs all access. >> live long and prosper. >> thank you very much. >> can you do it? yes. >> you can do it. >> wow. >> you're watching "cbs this we'll be right back.
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strong winds hit parts of petaluma and marin last night during the height of the it is 8:55 am. i am kenny choi. thousands are without power in the north after strong wind toppled over many trees and power lines. the flash floods are big threat in the number county this morning. here is a look at the waterlogged intersect at highway 21 and 12 in schellville. the earthquake striking the bay area in the east bay for the second time, 3.5 magnitude at the same location as yesterday morning at the oakland hills. we have news updates throughout the day on your favorite platforms including our website at kpix.com .
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welcome back. as you hit the roadways, it is busy with a lot of soggy freeways, and slow-and-go conditions. here is live at 80 and the east shore freeway, a slow ride commute from hercules down into the maze. to the map so we go with a few traffic alerts as we deal with this wet weather. we have one in concord on northbound 242 before the
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solano way. all lanes are blocked. we have a traffic alert at southbound 680 and two right lanes are blocked so stick to the left on 680 with the potholed repairs happening in that area. through the maze all approaches seeing delays with a wind advisory in effect. we are tracking moderate to heavy rainfall with isolated thunderstorms. you may have seen the lightning strikes or hard the rumble of thunder. we have lightning strikes north of the bay bridge and through lafayette. it is pouring over san francisco, the bay bridge, emeryville, alameda, oakland, lafayette, walnut creek and miranda. in the south bay light to moderate rain with heavy downpours with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms throughout the day. the wind will be easy with a few sun latehe
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