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news" for this friday. for some of you, the news r otheeck ba ltle later for the "morning news" and "cbs this morning." from the broadcast center in new from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm don dahler. captioning funded by cbs it's friday, may 3rd, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." cyclone fani makes landfall overnig overnight, striking india's east coast with winds of over 125 miles an hour. it's the strongest storm to hit the country in 20 years with millions of people in its path. bucking congress. as democrats pursue details in the investigation, president
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trump says it's over. and banning extremists. facebook blocks people and organizations considered dangerous. >> it makes people distrust the platform. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, a powerful cyclone made landfall in eastern india overnight, bringing winds of over 125 miles an hour. that's equivalent to a category 4 hurricane.gdestrun, more thana million people were evacuated along the coast before fani came ashore. it's the strongest storm to hit india in two decades, the cyclone is on a path close to the homes of more than 100 million people. so far, though, no deaths or injuries have been reported.
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the evacuation is the largest in the nation's history. nearly 100,000 of those evacuated are from one city alone. officials are concerned about the 858-year-old temple. more than 850 shelters have been set up and schools and universities have been closed. in 1999 a cyclone killed roughly 10,000 in the same region. back at home attorney general barr is facing intense scrutiny from democrats after his refusal to testify before the house judiciary committee. they're threatening to hold barr in contempt if the department does not hand over the full report in the coming days. president trump says it should end now that the special counsel's work is done. he will not let former counsel don mcgahn testify before congress. laura podesta is here in new york with the latest on this. laura, good morning. pair of late-night tweets saying republicans and democrats must
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come together for the good of the american people and drop investigations into hmm and the mueller report, but that plea on social media is unlikely to deter house democrats who as you mentioned are getting closer to filing that contempt citation. hours after attorney general william barr bucked a congressional hearing on the mueller report, president trump told fox news he doesn't want his aides testifying either. >> nobody has ever done what i've done. i've given total transparency. it's never happened like this. >> house democrats are ready to hold barr in contempt after the justice department missed a s&p deadline to release the unredacted mueller report. >> we can start imposinging fines on that person. in the past, we had a house jail. i don't think we're going to go that far, but the house has done that as well. >> one democrat mocked barr not being there by eating a bucket of chicken and placing a bucket of chicken in his seat.
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republicans were not amused. >> we're not going to consider that because of the circus over here. >> house speaker nancy pelosi said barr lied last month when he feigned ignorance on the initial four-page summary. >> did bob mueller support your conclusion? >> i don't know whether bob mueller supported my conclusion. >> when he made those comments in april, mueller had already sent him a letter complaining barr's report did not capture the full report. >> he lied to congress. if anybody else did that, it would be considered a crime. now barr decided not to attend after they allowed staff to question him alongside committee members. anne-marie? >> laura podesta here in new york. thank you, laura. well, a man who plotted to bomb new york city's subways and
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then switched sides after his arrest was rewarded with ten years in prison. najibullah zazi spent nearly a decade helping the u.s. identify and prosecute terrorists. sentencing guidelines had called for him to be assigned to life in prison. his attorney says his client was pleasantly surprised. >> mr. zazi is extremely appreciative of the imposition of that sentence. >> zazi's help included implicating his two friends in the 2009 subway bombing plot and providing intelligence about al qaeda members. a pharmaceutical company founder accused of paying doctors millions in bribes to prescribe a highly addictive fentanyl spray has been found guilty. a boston jury yesterday convicted former chairman. john kapoor was charged with
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conspiracy along with four others and an exotic dancer were also convicted. some of the evidence in the trial included a video of employees dancing around in executive dress as a giant bottle of fentanyl. several high-profile figures have been permanently banned from facebook and instagram. the social media giant is calling them, quote, dangerous individuals. jeff pegues explains. >> reporter: facebook and instagram banned conspiracy theorist alex jones, louis farrakh farrakhan, my low yiannopoulos, and other white nationalists. >> sandy hook is synthetic. >> jones' talkbook has said it was fake. facebook cited its policies against allowing, quote,
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dangerous individuals and organizations on its platforms. the company has faced intense criticism in recent years for not doing enough to curb hate speech and misinformation. white supremacists gathered on a facebook page linked to the alleged shooter to express support while the new zealand massacre was livestreamed on the site. >> every time there's violence it gets connected to facebook. it makes people distrust the platform. >> as facebook executives have been forced to address growing concerns about hate speech on the site, they also have acknowledged they're facing up to $5 billion in fines for privacy violations. jeff pegues, cbs news, washington. severe thunderstorms a damaging winds and hail are forecast, and there's also a
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potential for tornadoes. many states are still reeling from a storm system earlier this week. in dearborn, michigan, a freeway was closed yesterday due to flooding. in little rock, arkansas, storms caused flooding, blew roofs off houses, and knocked out power. in taylor, missouri, a woman had to be rescued after her suv got stuck in floodwaters. dozens of tornados were reported across five states just this week. the trump administration is opening two new tent facilities to increase border patrol's capacity to treat and process migrant families. the tents will hold 1,000 families. occupants will have access to portable showers, recreational areas, and sleeping quarters. the facilities are set to operate through the end of the year. coming up, why a 101-year-old woman was evicted from her retirement home in the bay area.
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>> bernard "jack" young replaced pugh as baltimore's mayor. "the new york times" says president trump announced a so-called health care rule. mr. trump chose yesterday's national day of prayer to announce the new regulation. under the rule, health care institutions can lose federal funds if they do not respect the rights of workers opposing certain medical procedures including sterilization and suici suicide. critics say the conscience rule could deny those under the lgbtq rule or women seeking abortion. and a san francisco station says a woman was shocked after she was evicted from her luxury senior living facility. her 90-year-old sister says they couldn't believe it happened. >> the conviction shocked the hell out of me. i was really shocked. i thought, are they really going to do this to us? >> 101 mabel barnfield exhausted
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this supat at ko. our top stories this morning. a powerful cyclone made landfall in eastern india overnight. it's packing winds of up to 125 miles an hour. more than 100 million people had already been evacuated. in 1999 a cyclone in the same area killed 10,000 people. and back at home attorney general william barr is facing intense scrutiny from democrats after he refused to testify. they're threatening to hold him in contempt if he does not hand
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over the full unredacted report in the coming days. president trump says the investigations should end now that the special counsel's work is done. the governor of florida is expected to sign into law a controversial bill allowing teachers to bring guns into classrooms. not all schools are in favor of the measure. adriana diaz has more on this from miami. >> reporter: the new bill extends florida's guardian program passed in the wake of the parkland chuting now passed on to teachers. it's and girls who are investigated murdered it's after impassioned speeches on both sides. some worry students of color would be at risk. >> because we're talking about black boys and girls who are investigated murdered by police officers. there are bad police officers and bad teachers. >> while others think it will save lives. >> reporter: at least eight p states allow school employees who aren't security officto a atouffer
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psychological screening and 144 hours of practice, which we saw in june when the guardiast. why did you decide to do this? >> well, i have three small children in the school system. >> reporter: but broward county where parkland is located rejects expanding it to teachers. anna fusco is the local teachers' president. teachers who don't want to carry guns won't have to. why do you oppose it if it's optional? >> i certainly would not feel comfortable with some of my colleagues to take on that job without extensive training. >> reporter: 29 of florida's 74 school programs have opted into the program. the governor has decided to extend it into law. adriana diaz, cbs news, miami. coming up on "cbs this morning," one year after the kilauea volcano erupted in hawaii, hundreds of homes were destroyed in the disaster. carter evans has an update on the aftermath. plus in our "morning
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rounds," why some -agedooer meai battiste got a sneak peek at this night's theme. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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now at 4:30. taking on a live look from our exclusive sales 4 star camera at the bay bridge in oakland and beyond. it is shaping up to be another beautiful day and another warm day.
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good morning. it's friday, may 3rd. i'm kenny choi. >> let's get to the expert, though. with the weekend forecast. >> you know, kenny, great job on that weather forecast. gotta hand it to you. we are looking at another beautiful day in the bay area. temperatures will be warming up. let's take you outside live look with our transamerica cam. and you can see temps running in the 50s. as we start off today. microclimate and what you and expect along the coast. mostly sunny to partly sunny skies. with breezy, westerly winds. for the bay, mostly sunny and mild. in the mid- to upper 60s. and then for inland locations, warming up to the low 80s, with plenty of sunshine. above-average temperatures. i'll let you know what you can expect cast, trking the weather system. details on that coming up. emily? let's hit the roadways and see how our traffic is

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