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>> prepare for the next storm. thanks for joining us this morning. cbs this morning is coming up next. good morning to our viewers in the west. it's wednesday. welcome to "cbs this morning." there's breaking news about the ethiopian airline that crashed late last month that followed faa procedures but still did not gain control. why they poke a hole in the statement after the crash. a woman from china is charged with sneaking into presidt tr mar-a-lago result carrying dangerous malware on a thumb drive. the incident raises big questions about security at the president's winter white house. actresses felicity huffman and lori loughlin are due in court today, accused of cheating to get their daughters into elite colleges. hear what a former prison inmate
turned consultant is telling other parents charged in the case. >>ern breaks down plastic so it does not get into the world's oceans and our food chain. but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye-opener," your world in 90 seconds. a major breach of security at the florida's resort in florida. >> charges filed against an intruder at mar-a-lago. >> when she was arrested she had two chinese passports, four cell phones and plum drive with malicious software. reports that the boeing pilots on the crash followed all emergency procedures. >> nightmare for joe biden as two new women coming forward in "the new york times." >> welcome to the world, joe. are you having a good time, joe? the city of chicago making history to elect its first-ever black woman and openly day person to be mayor. >> you did more than make
history. you created a movement for change. two days after he was shot, police in southern california arrested a suspect in the murder of rapper nipsey hussle. >> all of that and -- >> bryce harper is back in washington showered with boos but harper had the last laugh. >> that was crushed in an epic backflip. and all that matters -- >> president trump was on tv today and he had a trouble of the word origin. >> take a look at the oranges -- origins of the investigation. the beginnings of the investigation. the mueller report i wish covered the origins of how it started. >> on "cbs this morning" -- >> yes, yes, sir! must take a look at the oranges of the investigation. i say it is high clementine we do so! the american people!
the american people will not stand-erine for it any longer. we tropicana handle the juice. toyota. let's go places. word play with stephen colbert. that was good. >> that was very funny. >> orange you glad he did it? >> glad he didn't say persimmon. >> very, very good. >> they're going to sign you up to go over with colbert. welcome to "cbs this morning." we've got new information this morning on that deadly plane crash in ethiopia that may undermine boeing's claims about a suspect's piece of software on its new 737 max jets. reports this morning say the ethiopian airlines pilots turned off the system designed to prevent the plane from stalling, but somehow it then started again.
the boeing 737 max is grounded over software problems linked to two crashes that killed more than 300 people. chris van cleve has been covering this boeing investigation. good morning. >> good morning. these are raising new questions, indicating the crew of ethiopian airlines reportedly did follow boeing emergency procedures and turned off that anti-stall system but they may have turned it back on in an effort to regain control of the plane. this reporting by reuters and "the wall street journal" broke overnight and indicates the system may have activated as many as four times, leaving the pilots unable to regain altitude and control. the plane, remember this, dived almost immediately after takeoff. these reports are bringing into question what boeing and faa have been saying about the ease of turning off these stall prevention features. after the crash of lion air 610, that crash back in october killing 189 people, an alert was sent to pilots explaining the
existing procedures to use to turn it off. yesterday the senate commerce committee announced it was investigation the faa's approval of the max, citing whistle-blower reports questioning the training of faa inspectors. the 737 max was grounded back in march until there is a software fix addressing the anti-stall system. on monday boeing announced that fix could take a few weeks longer than original believed. john? >> chris, thank you. extraordinary. federal investigators urgenly want to know why a chinese woman entered president trump's mar-a-lago resort carrying a device with computer malware. yujing zhang is accused of making false statements over the weekend and lied to security to gain access. the president was in florida at the time but not mar-a-lago. >> a secret service statement said it does not determine who is interviewed or welcomed at mar-a-lago. it is the responsibility, they say, of the host entity.
a washington journalist has question about security at the resort. a lot of people do. paula zahn has more on this story. paula, good morning. >> so many questions. prosecutors say when zhang arrived at mar-a-lago, she told the secret service she there to use the pool. the club believed she was latest to a member and let her in. but she didn't even have a swimsut. instead two chinese passports and thumb drive loaded with malware. president trump has visited the winter white house 23 times since taking office. this past weekend, he was already hitting the links at a nearby trump golf course by the time zhang snuck into the club. prosecutors allege zhang first approached a mar-a-lago checkpoint saturday shortly after noon. even though security could not find her on access lists, the club believed she was a relative of a member and allowed her access onto the property. when zhang arrived in the main reception area, a staffer asked several times why she was at
mar-a-lago. zhang finally responded she was there for a united nations chinese-american association event. the staffer knew there was no such event and alerted the secret service. but zhang passed at least five secret service agents and half a dozen signs before she was apprehended. >> this is a multiple perfect storm where she lied past checkpoints. >> our cbs national security analyst. >> they will look at when did she enter into the united states? >> agents found four cell phones, one laptop, external drive and thumb drive containing malware in her possession. this incident highlights the challenge of security at a private club. >> there are members, guests of members and large events. it just represents a vulnerability that the secret service is charged with mitigating. >> zhang allegedly told agents her chinese friend charles told her to travel from china to florida to speak with a member of the president's family about
foreign relations. the secret service has not been able to corroborate that story. they say the investigation is ongoing. today here at the white house, we've certainly seen additional secret service agents on duty. >> fascinating. that comes in the context, of course, but it is a national security apparatus. including my previous interview with the previous fbi director that the chinese are systematically stealing secrets from america, business secrets, corporate secrets. it is a huge concern. i think this story continues to grow as paula pointed out. >> i have a feeling they'll get smf some information from her. doesn't one always go to the pool without your bathing suit? that's a bit of a clue. president trump is standing by his pledge to grant republicans the push for new health care but said he will delay it until after the 2020 elections. the president is saying it is his decision but the truth is, it came after senator mitch mcconnell, who runs the senate,
the boss there, said the senate will not revisit health care before the elections. >> i made it clear to him we would not be doing it in the senate. he did say as he later tweeted, he accepted thcy cordes is on c hill with what's behind this republican split on health care. good morning. mitch has a way of setting things straight. >> he sure does and now the president is doing a little fancy footwork here. republicans essentially balked when he started publicly pushing them to try again on health care. republicans argued that any plan that they would come up with now is sure to die in the democratically controlled house. so the president backed down, for now. >> we're going to come up with a health care plan, we're not going to vote on it. >> president trump laid out part of his 2020 game plan last night, vowing to dominate democrats on the issue of health care. >> we have the crime, we have the police, we have the military. we have so much. they have health care right now.
we have to take them away from him. >> the president said voters will love his unwritten plan. >> we promise the people if you vote for us, all of us running, we will vote for this. it's going to happen. >> the president's promises this week surprised republicans and drawn mockery from democrats. >> they will come up with their plan in 2021. translation, they have no health care plan. >> republicans controlled both houses of congress the president's first two years in office but failed to repeal and replace obamacare. polls show health care was the most important issue to voters in the 2018 midterm elections when republicans lost control of the house. and it's been a hot topic for democratic presidential candidates. >> you would not believe that we cannot make health care a right for all people. >> health care should be a right and not a privilege for all americans. >> access to affordable health
care should be a right for all, and not a privilege for those who can afford it. >> a recent survey found last year alone americans borrowed an estimated $88 billion to pay for health care costs. one in four skipped treatment because it was too expensive. >> the deductibles are so high that nobody gets to use it unless you're in serious condition, so serious, that frankly, the last thing on your mind is health care. >> this all started a week ago when the department of justice at the urging of the white house took a new position, pushing for the full repeal of obamacare in the courts. the republican leader, mitch mcconnell, argued that isn't going to happen any time soon, so his party, he says, has a lot of time to come up with a replacement plan. john? >> nancy, thanks so much. chicago voters made history by electing the city's first
black female mayor. lori lightfoot won a land slide victory last night over toni preckwinkle, taking about 74% of the vote. lie foot carried all 50 chicago election districts in the runoff. we're outside city hall in chicago with details of the anti-establishment candidate's win. good morning. >> good morning, lightfoot's victory marks another milestone. she will be the first openly day mayor in the history of chicago. she and her opponent, toni preckwinkle, also a black woman, both consider themselves progressive but preckwinkle is a longtime public official and lightfoot never held a public office and that was part of her appeal. it was an historic moment in chicago publics, incoming mayor lori loyte foot made her triumphant entrance on stage alongside her wife and daughter. >> you did morning make history.
you created a movement for change. >> reporter: lightfoot was an unlikely outsider who promised to break what she called chicago's cycle of corruption. >> together we can and will finally put the interests of our people, all of our people, ahead of the interests of a powerful few. >> reporter: in her concession speech, toni preckwinkle vowed to work with the new mayor elect. >> the wox we've dork we've don values we fought for, that doesn't end tonight. >> reporter: lightfoot is inheriting a long list of challenges. chicago faces a $250 million budget deficit next year and billions of unfunded pensions with no clear plan of how to fix it. during her campaign, lightfoot made police reform a major focus following outrage over the deadly shooting of black teenager laquan mcdonald by a white police officer. >> we can and we will build trust between our people and our brave police officers so that
the communities and police trust each other, not fear each other. >> reporter: lightfoot will be the second female mayor in chicago history. she will also join seven other black women currently serving as mayors of major u.s. cities like atlanta and new orleans. lightfoot takes off may 20th. >> the papers say lightfoot in a land slide and proof the world is changing. it is changing there. a lot of organizations that say now young queer people, young black women can see they can hold major political office. you don't have to have spent your life in politics. >> and no experience. >> she was a former prosecutor but wasn't like someone who had spent her whole life in politics. >> never held an office. interesting races. the man accused of killing rapper nipsey hussle is in kuftd after a two-day manhunt. new video shows los angeles county sheriff's deputies arresting 29-year-old eric holder yesterday. he's expected to be charged with murder. girlfractressauren
london,d the first time since the shooting. she said, quote, i'm completely lost. i lost my best friend, my sanctuary, my protector. jam yim ueckous is outside the 77th division police station where holder spent the night. jamie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. police received a tip at 1:15 p.m. yesterday afternoon by someone saying they spotted eric holder. when officers arrived, they arrested him 20 minutes from where the shooting occurred. him in handcuffs almost 48 hours after police say he shot and killed rapper nipsey hussle in broad daylight. >> mr. holer walked up on more than subsequent occasion and walked up with a handgun. >> reporter: he fired several shots killing nipsey and killing two others. police say nipsey and holder appeared to know each other.
>> it seemed to be a personal dispute. i'll leave it at that. >> reporter: holder's arrest brings some relief to the community. nipsey made a name for himself in los angeles not only for his music but for his efforts to curb violence in the city even as a former gang member. >> you kill a role model, a leader, somebody who was trying to save your life. >> nipsey hussle was a shining example of the best of what we can be and the best of what it meanwhiles to seek and carry out a redemptive charge. >> reporter: nipsey had been scheduled to meet with the police chief and the president of the city's when officers arrived, they after he was killed. in an email asking for the me etding he wrote he hoped he helped improve communication and relations and dialogue between the la p.d. and the inner city. >> nipsey hussle was an artist who touchedbail.
if he's convicted on that murder charge, he would face life in prison without bail. >> the absolute worst way to pay back nipsey lohss is with more violence. it's interesting someone in the community turned him in. republican lawmakers in virginia say democrats are blocking a public hearing into damaging allegations against the lieutenant governor. two women say he sexually assaulted him and they're asked him to testify in front of state legislators. he's categorically denied those allegations. jeff pegues is outside the c
capitol in richmond. it will be interesting to see if they take up this conversation. good morning to you. >> reporter: i'm sure they will. at least the republicans will. so far there's no agreement in place for this public hearing to happen even though the republicans if the state legislature have been pushingng for it for weeks. what they want is for the lieutenant governor and his accusers to testifify. this is a proroposal the republicans have been pushing, and it would work by the lieutenant governor and his accusers being invited to testify during a two-day heaearg in either june or august. they would present their evidence before a special bipartisan sub committee. they bleeb he s should resign burke they say the matter should be handled by law enforce millionaire. they call it, quote, politically motivated and an unprecedent spectacle. it is worth noting all the seats are up for grabs in the virginia
legislature and they want to make gains on the republican health majority and there is prash on lawmakers to act after the two women came forward with their allegations. they, of course, spoke with gayle king in interviews that aired this week. fairfax said both encounters with t having a press conference later on this morning, and, of course, we will be there. john. >> thanks, jeff. robocallers rang americans' cellphones 26 billion times last year. ahead, the new effort to crack down on good wednesday morning to you. a mainly dry day with mostly cloudy skies and a few showers possible. but today will be the dryer day out of our week. 63 in san francisco. 65 oakland. and fremont 68 and
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good morning, we're tracking your commute through the peninsula. there's a trouble spot north of 380. 101 is a better commute because 18 miles an hour backed up to highway 1. there's an accident on 85 northbound, slowing things down to 35 miles an hour. getting from per nald road to highway 101 will take a half an hour. thanks, emily. >> cloudy skies and main dry. it's going to be a short break. daytime highs near normal. 36 san francisco. 65 oakland, fremont. 68 for san jose. showers return for tomorrow. wide spread soaking rain for friday. some showers saturday, drier, warmer weather by the end of the
welcome back to "cbs this morning." here are three things you should know. a senate committee will vote today on a bill aimed at cracking down on robocall scammers. under the so-called traced act, the government would have more power to impose bigger fines on fraudsters. carriers will also be required to improve their technology so consumers can easily determine if a call is real or spam. at&t, sprint, verizon, and t-mobile have already pledged to adopt the new technology. thil robocalls were imate, more
made last year. >> and they're annoying. hello officials are warning of a rare and deadly illness is becoming more common. scientists have not pinpointed a definite cause for afm. doctors are using a number of treatments for the disease, but the cdc says there's no evidence it works. they're calling for researchers to use federal funds to work on illness. the apartments are due in court later today. actor lori loughlin arrived in court yesterday. they're accused of getting their kids into an elite university. don dahler has the latest. good morning to you. >> good morning. we may soon know whether parents will take this all the way to trial or seek some kind of a
plea deal and to help them with that very tough decision, a felon who did time in prison said he's been contacted by at least one of those parents for advice. actress lori loughlin has remained tight-lipped about her legal strategy ahead of the court appearance. loughlin and her husband are accused of paying half$500,000 getting their two daughters into usc by label them as playing sports. felicity huff man is accused of paying rick singer $15,000 to have a proctor correct her daughter's s.a.t.s. we're now learning some are seeking plea deals and are seeking advice from someone who spent time behind bars. stockbr served prison time for fraud and now works with wealthy clients. he says he's been hired by one
parent charged in the scheme and is in talks with several others. >> what's most surprising to me about the first conversation is how many of them didn't see their actions as criminal. >> reporter: he says he is helped them confront their denial while answering their basic questions about prison life. what's it like, what will my job be, can my family visit, is there internet. >> reporter: but he said the most important is accepting responsibility which he believes can lead to a more lenient sentence. >> i would encourage any defendant who broke the law to own it, acknowledge it, run, not walk toward a plea agreement. those who respond more appropriately should get better prison sentences. >> reporter: we have learned from court documents filed yesterday at least one of the parents, a business man, devin sloane accused of a bribe is in talks with prosecutors about some sort of deal.
we could learn as early latered to if any of the other parents are doing the same. john. >> don, thank you. fascinating. >> as norah said, these are didn't times. there's a job called federal prison consultant. a pennsylvania judge handed out the first jail sentences in the hazing death of sophomore timothy piazza. the 19-year-old died in february of 2017 after an alcohol-fueled event at the fatality beta pi fraternity house. three of them will serve time behind bars. jericka duncan is here with their punishment. good morning. >> good morning. we have covered this from the very, very beginning. the flee former brothers who received time have pleaded el
months in jail. 20-year-old joshua received up to four months. all received probation and will pay fines. two were given community service. the judge may later amend the three sentences to house arrest. piazza's family tom kline said his parents jim and evelyn were in the courtroom for yesterday's sentencing. klein said it was a significant step forward in the long road to justice. meanwhilewhile there are still more members to be sentencing. last year the judge dismissed the most serious allegations including some aggravated assault charges. the judge tossed in vol tire manslaughter charges and pledge master who are still awaiting
trial. i can tell you in speaking with the parnls, they were determined to see this thing through not just because they wanted justice in reference to the people involved, they want to make sure the message of how dangerous hazing gets out there. >> every time i see that picture of timothy piazza in the football jersey or with the baseball cap turned on backward and we talked with his parents, you feel their pain and they want justice for others. nothing will bring tim back, we know that. >> jim and evelyn, i think of them all the time. >> i do too. >> what they're doing is so admirable letting them know there will be punishment for this kind of behavior. they're trying to reform this fraternity system, absolutely. thank you, jericka. >> you were in court yesterday. imagine that, you have to sit in court and listen to this again. an alabama mother searches for answers after her daughter murdered two decades ago may soon be over. >> all i ever wanted to do is
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if there's any dna we can process in this case? >> what struck the heart with me is when the golden state killer got caught. i thought, why not try to apply it to this case. >> reporter: alleged goalen state killer joseph james deangelo was arefed in 2018 after dna tied him to decades-old rapes and murders. detectives sent d nna samplings. and they created a possible family tree. pa parbon ran it through a system called ged match. chief walker submitted those to parabon, and within months had several new leads. walker called in who he thought was the family member of a
potential suspect. >> you told them i need a sample of your dna and he gave you a sample. >> yes. >> you sent that back to the company. what did that come with? >> it came back with a positive hit. >> when they told you it was a match, what was your reaction. >> i sat in my office, in my chair just thinking the day's finally come and then i was also surprised who it was. the young man has no criminal histories or anything. >> reporter: last month police arrested 45-year-old coley mccraney. he's pleaded not guilty. cece moore has worked on the case. parabn has solved more than r50 cold cases. moore says the company's work generates leads. >> we're providing a highly generated tip but nobody's going to be arrested on what we say
alone. law enforcement is going to take that tip and go and build their traditional forensics case. >> reporter: carol roberts is still praying for justice. >> all i ever wanted to do is stand up in front of them and ask them why, why you thought you had the right to take my daughter's life. >> you may get that day. are you ready? >> i think the lord will give me the strength to be ready. >> mccraney could face the death penalty. the first case in alabama is in washington state and expected to be tried in junes. defense experts not only object to the crime scene but the propri.y judgye are scientists. what works in the lab may not work in the courtroom. >> i'miv up his dna.
>> the police chief said he recognized the name because he went to high school with that guy. six degrees of separation. >> he's trying to get the family tree connection? and he got the root. up next, a look at this morning's other headlines good wednesday morning to you. enjoy this break from the rain. mostly cloudy skies and mainly dry with a few showers this afternoon. daytime high today right around where we should be. 36 in san francisco. 65 in oakland. valet yo, a high of 68 and san jose. showers for your thursday. wide spread, soaking rain on friday with a stronger storm system. showers on saturday and drier and warmer by the end of the weekend until early next week.
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good morning. it is 7:56. a pedestrian is in critical condition this morning after being hit by a car in berkeley it happened about 10:20 last night at martin luther king way and adaline street. the drivers is cooperating with investigators a pedestrian was hit by a car at 13th and -- the victim was taken the hospital with life-threatening injuries. a hearing is set to continue this morning in oakland for the two men charged with the ghostship warehouse fire. harris and alcara
good morning, i have some good news for you this morning. we are tracking what you used to be a trouble spot but it has been cleared. looking at the peninsula, we're going to look at an accident moved out the way. there are delays on 280 southbound. fremont 680 northbound, things are slow thanks to a big rig crash at mission grade. it's slowing down 680 southbound, troubles there. mary. >> thanks, emily enjoy this nice break from the rain. a slight chance of showers in the forecast. but mostly cloudy skies. 63 in san francisco. 65 in oakland. as well fremont. 68 in san jose.
♪ good morning to you, our viewers in the west. i love that happy music. it is wednesday, april 3rd, 2019. welcome back to "cbs this morning." ahead, the new debate over joe biden, does the former vice president need to change after four women said his touching made them feel uneasy? it is a conversation. and how chemicals can do a better job recycling plastic so it stays out of our food chain. first, today's eye opener at 8:00. >> new information today undermines boeing's claims about a piece of software on its new 737 max jet. >> they indicate the crew of flight 302, the one that crashed shortly after takeoff, reportedly did follow boeing's emergency procedures. >> prosecutors say she was there
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nicknicki fro nicki fromage. two more women have come forward to say the actions of former vice president joe biden has made them uneasy. the claims by four women in all have triggered a new conversation about what is not acceptable in the me too era. >> i think that it is important for the vice president, and others, to understand this, it isn't what you intended, it is how it was received. >> that's not okay. so if vice president biden does choose to run for president of the united states, i imagine this is a conversation he'll be having to have with the american people. >> any sort of harassment is strictly wrong. >> do you think this qualifies as harassment? >> i'll let the voters make that choice. >> i think it goes to show that the times are changing, and people's expectations of behavior are also changing and i
say that is to the good. joe biden is not a sexual predator. >> this is no country for creepy old men. and it needs to stop. >> what is it with america's vice presidents? none of them -- one guy is smelling women's hair. the other one refuses to be near a woman without a chaperone? isn't there a middle talks clos that's what he likes. i think it would be unfortunate if we got rid of everyone who is an affectionate person. >> biden said, never once have i believed i acted inappropriate ly. >> jodi, good morning. we should point out harvey weinstein is facing charges accused of rape and other dastardly crimes. has the reckoning gone too far? >> you know, the tape that was just played was great, because it showed how outsized this
conversation has become abouto bid joe biden. this is around three unresolved issues. what are the day to day rules for physical engagement. number two, when somebody makes a misstep, how do you address it? what is the form of accountability? what is the sort of form of correction? probably the most interesting word to me that has come out of the biden conversation is the word disqualifying. people suggested this is actually disqualifying for the presiden presidency. i think that's a controversial idea. three, who should the democratic nominee be for 2020? also a very unsettled issue. so all three of those questions i think are kind of converging in this debate. >> do these allegations, though, minimize the more serious cases of assault and abuse? >> well, we just have to draw a distinction. a lot of these moment occurred in public, at events, occurred in front of other people, it is
a totally different scenario than somebody like harvey weinstein who isus drawing women into secluded places so he could take advantage of them. >> you have seen where these conversations take place where they're done well and handled intelligently and where they are not. is there a worse venue in which to have these kind of sensitive conversations than a presidential campaign? >> the politics is the hardest venue, most important venue because these jobs are the definition of power. but the hardest. clinton, clarence thomas, brett kavanaugh, donald trump, every time we have debates over whether -- over these men's conduct, they're very important, but they also get mixed with everybody's political preferences and ideas about who they want and not want, who they do and don't want to have power. >> is this a conversation about -- about age? because there were standards from a different generation that are now under investigation, joe biden will be one of the older candidates running.
is this a stalking horse and perhaps a conference about age. >> i think you see people saying that openly. some critics of biden's behavior on this count have essentially said this is a sign that you are a dinosaur, you already have served your time in office, i want to see somebody nominated who represents a fresher -- >> does it matter that joe biden has been in public life for -- does it matter that dozens of women who worked with him in the obama administration, for years, in close settings say he never touched me or made me feel uncomfortable, none of this was sexual in any nature? >> even today speaking about it. >> i say his record on true policy issues towards women matters a great deal. and it is not getting enough attention. pro and con. people talk ri to the criminaljustices you'g critic his conduct in thepros as be ded. uncomfortable and makes
teeth hurt. have we gotten to the point that we can't have any physical contact with someone that we're trying to be friendly with, that we're trying to be sympathetic with, that we're empathizing with, the fact that someone kisses you on the back of your head or rubs you on the back, shouldn't intention and motivation matter and to your point, it was all done publicly? >> well, we are living through a period of social change on these issues which can feel confusing -- >> very confusing. >> gloria steinem had some advice in today's paper, she said the new rule is, if you want to hug somebody, somebody you don't know, just ask first. >> i knew a man who was appointed as a ceo to a major bank today and said i'm not going to have lunch with women anymore. that is the honest conversation happening about a backlash where men say i'm not going to do it because i'm being accused of stuff -- i'm not going to go to
lunch with them anymore. is that helpful? >> no. no. >> i mean -- i'm being honest about that. that's an honest conversation. have you heard that? >> i read a lot of articles -- >> that doesn't mean that man is right. but that is -- that is true and that is happening. >> i think what we don't have a sense of is how widespread that fear really is. and whether it is really hurting women. you hear it a lot. you don't hear it on the record. >> we're not talking -- i feel that fear is widespread among men. >> is it having consequences in the workplace, is it a worry or an action? that's hard to know. >> something you wouldn't do in front of your wife in front of your daughter, your sister, you wouldn't have done to them, i think is a pretty good barome r barometer. >> joe biden is being accused of doing it in front of hundreds of people with cameras. >> i know. >> we should remember politics is just weird. people kiss babies they don't know. it is politics. it is a very weird venue.
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abuses since the 1930s. cbs news has obtained a letter sent by a bipartisan group of lawmakers today faulting the administration and urging action to stop mass arrest of muslims. senior affairs correspondent and "face the nation" moderator margaret brennan is at the stapt department. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. rounding ouf religious minorities ant putting them in internment camps is something the world said should never happen again but it is happening in china to more than 1 million muslims. so far the trump administration has not taken action to stop it. >> we are the voice of voiceless people. >> reporter: american hoja is from a province home to the uighur minority. chinese authorities have taken two dozen of her relatives to internment camps. >> my brother detained in 2017 september. after i heard that mom,
i was asking her can i just talk this issue open laly and she wa begging me to say i already lost one child, i don't want to lost another one. >> do you know if they're alive? >> no. >> reporter: as a radio free asia correspondent in washington, she reports on what is happening back home. video posted to social media appears to show the inside of these camps, which the state department believes are designed for mass detention to erase religious and ethnic identities. >> they've haven't a camera in the bathroom so 24/7 they're watching you. >> reporter: beijing blames its muslim my foert for several attacks such as this 2014 one and says it is rapidly building facilities to counteract terrorism.
a bipartisan group of haurps including bob menendez are calling for sanctions on chinese officials and cautioning u.s. companies. >> we need to make sur that u.s. companies are not engaged in providing the resources and the wherewithal to allow the chinese to press its own people. >> she met last week with mike pompeo but the lawmakers who authored this letter say words aren't enough. they want inspectors allowed into the camps and they want to make sure u.s. companies aren't selling surveillance technology to china to help them with these abuses. gayle? >> all right. margaret, thank you very much. author michael lewis helped expose wall street abuses in his best-selling book, "the big short." ahead, why he thinks the system is still rigged against ordinary people. what? and why we need strong referees to help. michael's got something very interesting to say about this. you're watching "cbs this morning."
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right now right now, it is the time to show you some of this morning's headlines. "the hill" reports bernie sanders hauled in $18.2 million for his presidential campaign in the first quarter of 2019. >> unbelievable. >> yes. yep. the democratic socialist's big number puts him among the top fund-raisers for the primary season. this week, kamala harris campaign raised $12 million and pete buttigieg pulled in $7 million. >> that's a good take for him as well. "the new york times" reports on a lawsuit claiming a california hospital secretly recorded women during surgery and childbirth, yikes. a lawyer for the women says 1,800 patientsnts may have been filmed at sharp
medication theft in 2012 and 2013 and did not use them again. it sincere lely regrets any paio patients. childbirth, that is a serious and offensive action to me because nobody looks cute during childbirth because it's painful and you make a lot of nonhuman-like noises. i'm having a flash back. >> let me get you through this moment. >> i'm gnashing my teeth. >> an upset. now a story "the washington post" reports that actress michelle williams joined lawmakers for equal payday. april 2nd symbolizes how far into this year women must work to finally earn what men made in the previous year. she was paralyzed when she learned she had been paid $1,000
less. her co-star, mark wahlberg, was paid $1.5 million. >> and guess what, no one cared. this came as no surprise to me. it simply reinforced my life-learned belief that equality was not an inalienable right and women would always be working just as hard for less money while shouldering more responsibility in their home. >> on average, women make about 80 cents for every dollar men earn. the gap is even larger for women of color. i wanted to say quickly, thinking of mika brzezinski, who has this whole know your value, you have to fight for your value every day too. never ends. >> at the top of your lung, i say. >> there you go. ahead, why the outgoing fda chief told us strong measures may be needed to stop the growth of e-cigarette use among teenagers. your local news is coming right up.
good morning, it is 8:25. i'm anne mackovic. a pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit in berkeley on martin luther king jr. on madeline street. the driver is cooperating with investigators. pg&e will not pay dividend to share olders after emerging from bankruptcy unless it meets wildfire prevention goals. and some california lawmakers are proposing the toughest dui laws in the country. mothers against drunk driving will join members of the national transportation safety board at 10:30 this morning in sacramento in support of the new
good morning, we have several trouble spots to report for you this morning. one of them in the east bay. there's a big rig accident and that has been in place all morning and it's causing quite a mess. 680 northbound at mission grade, that big rig is backing things up to 14 miles an hour headed northbound. heading southbound, things are slow inth dirons well. 580 and north livermore, there'sra in ntivide hour as you makeper
your way through livermore and towards the dublin interchange. your marine commute looking good with the accepting of the -- slowing down a little bit as you move into san rafhe rafhel. a last but not least, one at northbound 280 at dianza. cloudy skies, but dry. enjoy this nice break from the rain because the rain is coming back as early as tomorrow. mostly cloudy skies and a light chance of an isolated shower so can't rule that out. daytime highs arou whe we should n san raft ya'll and showers forouand rai day id with wide spread, soaking rain.rmsaturday.
don't want to break anybody's heart this morning. we'll stop singing. >> okay. very good, norah. i know i can't sing. >> i love your voice. >> no, you don't. i love diana ross. you're right. i know i'm not good. >> i felt a stitch in my stomach from laughing. welcome back to "cbs this morning." this big story this morning. outgoing fda commissioner scott gottlieb says the agency could move to ban e-cigarette pods to
stop teenagers from using them. in his final week in office he told our own drchl jon lapook theom w e-cigarettes must do more to prevent minors from getting ahold of them. 3.6 million high school and middle stunls vaped last year. among them, there was a 78% increase in vaping from 2017. >> you know, this is a major concern. this happened in the last two years. this is something that caught everyone by surprise. if we see another sharp increase in the youth rates this year, we're going to have to look at more draconian measures like taking these pod-based products off the market entirely. >> have you had any pushback from the administration about your proposals? >> the issues have brown support. i don't think anyone in this administration, certainly no one i've encountered want to see a generation of kits become addicted to nicotine through e-cigarettes. if the rates continue go up and
don't come down, the entire category is going to be called into question. >> like juul, for example. >> like juul. he said the company has taken action to prevent use by minors includings restricting sales of flavors and shutting down its facebook and instagram accounts. commissioner gottlieb's last day at the fda is friday. dr. jon lapook is here. good morning, jon. why is he leaving, first of all? >> he's got three young daughters, he hates the commute, and he wants to see them grow up. >> how do you get around it? kids get around any blocks you put in front of them. >> that's the question. what can you do. even like juul is saying, we're taking steps on social media,
but the best marketers are the kids themselves. it's very easy. they kind of look very easy to use without anybody sort of seeing them. so the question is what can bedone? he says, we we may be taking draconian efforts. >> there was an ode indication campaign after the attorney generals sued. what do we know are the hell effects of these e-cigarettes on the brain? >> you can get adiked. there are those who are smoking who use it to get off nicotine. but for the kid who never smoked at all, never used nicotine, now it's cool to use and you get adiked. there's evidence if you never used cigarettes before and you start off with these e-cigarettes, there's a risk of smoking later. >> is it cancer causing? >> not in the way i is with cigarettes.
it's certainly not to the same effect, but they're addictive, and who wants a generation of kids adeathle. there's research going on. this is a farm co-logically active subject. >> is it a better alternative to the traditional cigarette? we know those are bad. >> there's no doubt. if you're smocking already and it helps you to get off of it and it's an offramp, great. >> i know you talked to dr. gottlieb about the growing number of states allowing the recreational use of marijuana. what did the doctor say? >> he's concerned about the effect of marijuana on the developing brain too and there is some evidence about that and i asked isn't it time to no longer be a scheduled one? it's been t do research on it. shame on us. he said, yeah, he favors being
able to have more research, but, of course, it's under the control of the dea in terms of ruling. >> it sounds like he's ready to go. do you know what he plans to do next? >> he gave me a little clue. i said, you have all these ideas, why don't you stay here and fix the drug crisis. he said i request to that from the outside. i asked how. he said stay tuned. >> i know he and drc. agger are working hard. plastic trash goes marine food chain after it washes out to sea. now that meanwhiles it could eventually end up on your dinner plate. recycling is only a partial solution because as we reported monday most products can not be
recycled. janet shamlian has our report on how to keep plastic out of the ocean. >> reporter: it could be any recycling plant in america. what's inside could be a game-changer for the entire industry. >> this will all be processed by tomorrow morning. >> bill cooper is ahead. >> what is chemical recycling? >> woe bollywood it. it takes the plastic and reforms it into a reusen't pellet. >> nofrds taking used plastics, melling them down into a liquid and making a new plastic. most cannot beused. 91 'em. anything contaminated by food gets sent to a land aisle.
the level doesn't affect our process. >> reporter: it's one of a handful of plants doing it in our states. here's why it matters. a dead whale filled with plastic, 8 pounds of it. another wash aid shore last week with almost 250 pounds. the world's oegs are becoming commuted. nick is with an advocacy group. >> what is it like? >> we know more than 800 species are affect. >> how do we stop it? many think dredging the ocean is the only real solution.
>> we look at reducing the amount produced. >> reporter: some states are trying to regulate a cleaner environment. in 2018 more than 30 bills in nine states limit food packaging in the use of straws. motive of them failed. >> we end up eating these fish that have micro plastics in them and end up digesting them into our own bodies as well. reportedly more than 20% of the world's bottles. the company says it will create packaging made of 50% recycled material. at edgewood there's no such thing as too much plastic. almost all oim im.
we call this a coffee cup burke in the cycle worst. it's a product that ends up in a landfill. not here. eventualry it will buck a new drink containers. everything used to ship electronics. >> environmentists might say you're turning it into another plastic. it's not solving the proin. we're making it usable multiple times over and over again. >> reporter: new hopes of turns the tide on plastics in our ocean. for "cbs this morning," janet shamlian. >> got. if thank you. best-selling author transformed the way we think
that is such a good song. sports fans are used the seeing coaches and players get a little heated with the referees. here are some moments from just this week alone. >> he got a foul. uh-oh. >> oh, my gosh. >> a technical on pop. he may be gone. he's absolutely livid. >> not agreeing with that strike three called. >> we've got a foul. >> you've got to be kidding me. >> you've got to be kidding me. michael lewis said sports officials are not the only ones feeling the heat these days. in his new podcast called "against the rules" say there are others like financial regulators, judges, and public editors are under attack. he argues when you have a weak
referee, you've got a really big problem. michael lewis, let me sabraw voe and congrats. this podcast was so interesting and well done. >> you're always at the mercy of your material and the material is unbelievable. human referees are on the run all the time unless he's bought by someone. >> refereeing is 100% negative business as you point out. they get a lot of "ref, you suck, ref, you suck, ref, you suck." the reality is it's gotten better. the coaches and the fans think it's gotten worse and the nba is spending a lot of money to get this right. >> professional basketball is a nice little microcosm to start. in the last five years adam silver has engaged in this pretty intense effort to reform refereeing t
refereeing, to make it better. they've built a $15 million replay center across the river. >> how many screens? >> 110 screens. all of those screens are connected by direct fiberoptic cable to the arenas to give you different angles on the court and you see nothing but the angle on the court. the whole point is to give the ref refs the point. they're having to study their mistakes. they're made aware of the various biases that their minds are prone to. you can measure the accuracy of calls that have gotten better, and yet people are angrier and angrier. >> don't we have to be better and assume they're not right 100% of the time? >> you've got this conundrum. you've got referees getting better. at the same time people them more.
what's going on? this is the problem. they're operating in a different environment. every mistake is now scrutinize and there's a mechanism for generating outrage about the mistakes with social media. all the forces that are there to attack them are amplified and the forces to defend themselves are not picking up. >> that's kind of the larger story. what's happening to them tells you a lot about what's happening to us. >> yes. >> the arbiters of a game, the ar tors of life, the judicial system, all of it. >> if you look at what's happening with american political life, the campaigns in the last political election surprised people, bernie sanders and donald trump. the source of their energy was about anger of unfairness. everything is rigged. this is happening at the same time you have the people whose job it is to ensure that things
aren't rigged or under new kinds of attack. it's a very interesting situation. the point of the podcast is to sort of figure out what are these forces at work that are undermining the ref. in basketball you can see one of the forces. when you have these refs become much more on jek turf and accurate, who gets angry? the stars get angry because you're eliminating calls. a genuinely neutral one is -- >> you saw racial bias. >> they did this seven or eight years ago. to me the interesting thing about the paper is what happened after. he went back and changed it. they eliminated it. this is a story how they'd
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