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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. sourk south korea says north korea fired at least once this morning. it's the second in five days. last week they launched a number of rockets and one toward the east coast into the ocean. and now to other news. lawmakers are digging into their search for answers to the russia investigation. one of donald trump's sons, donald trump jr. is being subpoenaed by the senate intelligence committee. last night the president fired
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up supporters in panama city beach, florida, during his fourth rally of the year. he targeted democrats over their handling of the mueller report and mocked 2020 democratic hopefuls. laura podesta is here in new york with the president's comments. laura, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. yes, like most of the president's rallies, a wide range of topics were covered, but that was a room full of supporters. back in washington, it's a different story. president trump's administration and specifically his son still being scrutinized even by members of his own party. >> that's only in the panhandle you can get away with that statement. >> president trump shrugged off the suggestion to shoot migrants illegally crossing into the u.s. in his wide ranging speech, president trump said he wants to move on from the russia investigation. >> no collusion, no obstruction. >> and on to the 2020 election. >> pick somebody, please, and
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let's start this thing. >> and while many of his allies are also ready to move on, congressional investigations by both parties are going forward. >> the republican-led intelligence committee subpoenaed donald trump junior to answer more questions about the russian interference in the 2016 election. donald trump jr. testified in 2017. a person close to him told the "associated press" he will answer questions. earlier in the day they voted to hot attorney general william barr in contempt. >> we've talked for a long time about approaching a constitutional crisis. we are now in it. >> president trump invoked executive privilege to block barr from releasing the unredacted mueller report. >> the constitutional crisis is the committee is asking the
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attorney general to give things he cannot give. >> reporter: the resolution now goes to the full house for a vote. meanwhile house democrats are expected to decide today whether to seek court action to obtain president trump's tax returns. anne-marie? >> should be another interesting day in washington. >> never a dull moment. >> really. laura podesta here in new york. thanks a lot, laura. >> okay. well, two students suspected in a colorado school shooting that killed a fellow student and wounded eight others are expected to be formally charged tomorrow. the accused shooters, 18-year-old devon erickson and an unnamed 16-year-old juvenile, made their first court appearances yesterday. a vigil for the shooting victims were held at highlands ranch just outside denver. parents and teachers spoke from the school. chris martinez has more. >> reporter: they made their appearance wednesday a day after the colorado school shooting that killed one and injured
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eight. 18-year-old devon erickson kept his head low during much of the proceedings and spoke very little. erickson and a second suspect who's a juvenile are accused of walking into a denver school and opening fire in two classrooms. >> i remember going into absolute and complete fear when he walked in. >> reporter: brendan bialy was one of the students injured in the attack. once the shooting started, it was fight or flight, and i'm just more than happy to know whey thought i could do in a situation like that is what i did. brendan's friend kendrick was killed. he's being called a hero. his parents spoke to cnn. >> there's a part of you that wishes he would have turn and ran, retreated, hid, put himself out of harm's way, if that was possible. >> kendrick is like a bowling ball and it's hard to stop that kid once he starts going.
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that's exactly what happened. the gunman was there, he was against the wall, and didn't know what the hell hit him. >> reporter: the shooting at highlands ranch just south of denver took place only miles from the columbia bine high sch where a 20th anniversary of that rampage was marked in april. chris martinez, cbs news. a line of powerful storms are expected across texas today as deadly flooding continues to ravage that state leaving hundreds of homes under water. forecasters say the severe weat mireya villarreal reports from dallas. >> reporter: there's major flooding in dallas neighborhoods leaving drivers stranded and causing rescues throughout the day. drivers were caught off guard. matthew graver left his minivan
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behind when things got too dangerous. >> people were stuck on the side of the home. it wasn't fun. i swam home last night. >> reporter: although there are no reported deaths, there were hundreds without power. this same is going on in oklahoma and is being blamed for floodwaters. back in houston, authorities reports a man was swept away by floodwaters in austin while preparing for other storms. mireya villarreal, cbs news, dallas. president trump imposed new sanctions on iran after iran said it's withdrawing from some of the restrictions in the 2016 nuclear accord. mr. trump pulled out of the deal last year. last night the president left the door open for a revised nuclear agreement. >> i hope to be able at some point -- maybe it won't happen,
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possibly it won't -- to sit down and work out a fair deal. we're not hurting anybody. we just don't want people to have nuclear weapons. >> iran has threatened to enrich its nuclear stockpile weapons in 60 days if they fail to negotiate terms for a new deal. a chinese delegation is expected to meet over u.s. trade today in washington. stocks fell flat yesterday. the dow was up 2 points, the nasdaq was down 20 points, and the s&p 500 lost 4 points. china says it will retaliate if president trump increases tariffs on chinese goods. mr. trump accused china of reneging on commitments it made in talks earlier. >> it always happens. no worry about it. there's no pressure. we're the piggy bank that everybody wants to rob, you understand that. >> the president says he plans
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to raise tariffs on $200 billion of chinese imports from 10% to 25% effective tomorrow. an anonymous tip led to a police raid that uncovered more than 1,000 rifles and firearms in california mansion. police gathered all of the weapons in their driveway yesterday. thousands of rounds of ammo were also found. >> all i can say i'm happy they caught him. this is one of the quietest neighborhoods you can find seriously. the people are all good people, but to be able to find so much negativity, so many guns here. >> authorities say there's no reason to believe the public is in any danger. a 56-year-old man was arrested on spugs of possessing, selling, and manufacturing assault weapons >> so coming up on the "morning news," actress lori loughlin is looking to fight charges in the
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college admissions scandal. you're not hallucination. denver becomes the first city to decriminalize psychedelic mushrooms. this is the "cbs morning news." this is the "cbs morning news." so when the day arrives, you'll be more ready to kiss cigarettes goodbye. when you try to quit smoking, with or without chantix, you may have nicotine withdrawal symptoms. stop chantix and get help right away if you have changes in behavior or thinking, aggression, hostility, depressed mood, suicidal thoughts or actions, seizures, new or worse heart or blood vessel problems, sleepwalking, or life-threatening allergic and skin reactions. decrease alcohol use. use caution driving or operating machinery. tell your doctor if you've had mental health problems. the most common side effect is nausea. talk to your doctor about chantix. forget about vacuuming for weeks. the (new) roomba i7+ with clean base automatic dirt disposal empties the roomba bin for you.
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of support, and alabama lawmakers pushed a strict abortion bill. "the new york times" report that states erase to limit abortions and alabama lawmakers are trying to go further with legislation outlawing most of's eve from conception on. there are exceptions for rape and incest. the measure is expected to go to the full state senate today. it's already passed the state house. the "los angeles times" lo wronged in the college scandal and is looking to fight the
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charges. loughlin and her husband are accused of paying $500 to have her daughters admitted to usc as crew members even though they're not rowers. the couple feels duped by the mastermind rick singer and do not think they engaged in any kind of crime. the "orange county register" reports one southern california police officer fired and another placed on leave after they fire 76 shots during a car chase last year through a busy neighborhood. >> get down, get down. please video released yesterday shows the anaheim officers firing at a suspect trying to get away. they also fired through their front windshield. the suspect was killed. the prosecutors say there is not enough evidence to criminally charge the officers, but investigators call their actions alarming and irresponsible. the cops say they saw the suspect waving a gun and feared he was going to shoot them.
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the gun turned out to be an air pistol. the "denver post" says voters narrowly passed a measure making denver the first city in the u.s. to decriminalize psychedelic mushroom. the measure decriminalizes the use of the mushroom or the ingredient inside of the so-calledso-call ed mushrooms by anyone 21 and older. it does not legalize it or allow it to be sold. the supporters say they want to keep people out of jail for using or having the drug. it's believed to help with depression, anxiety, ptsd, and other conditions. and "people" says amanda knox will return to italy for the first time since she was falsely convicted of murdering her roommate. knox tweeted that italy innocence project didn't yet exist when she was wrongly cept t iatio sak do
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the italian people. new york stock exchange was studied in italy when she and her boyfriend were found guilty of murderering her roommate in 2007. they spent four years in prison before the convictions were overturned. still ahead, pitching drugs. tv ads for prescription medicine may soon be required to provide a price for the product. my joints... they hurt. the pain and swelling. the tenderness. the psoriasis. i had to find something that worked on all of this. i found cosentyx. now, watch me. real people with active psoriatic arthritis are getting real relief with cosentyx. it's a different kind of targeted biologic. cosentyx treats more than just the joint pain of psoriatic arthritis. don't use if you're allergic to cosentyx. before starting, get checked for tuberculosis. an increased risk of infections and lowered ability to fight them may occur. tell your doctor about an infection or symptoms.
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♪ you might think that these images might look like ocean surf, but they're actually a sea of clouds. a time-lapsed video taken by drew rossie from bear peek summit in boulder, colorado, captured a wave of clouds going by. he ended up being above them, in them, and underneath them from his vantage point. on "cbs moneywatch" now, uber's ipo and tv ads for drugs may soon come with their price. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> good morning, anne-marie. uberly is reportedly set town latch its ipo today at the
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midrange point of below starting tomorrow. uber had orange rally reported a rate of $48 to $58 with the current projection the value would be between $80 billion to $90 billion. meanwhile, california plans to ban a widely used pesticide. the decision comes after chlorpyrifos was deemed to be dangerous. it's blamed for harming brain development in babes. the pesticide is a neurotoxin, and it was first put on the market in 1965. it's currently used on 60 different crops in california including grapes, almonds, and oranges. hawaii banned it last year. the federal drug administration is now requiring drugmakers to include the price of any medication in their ads. drugmakers will have to include the price of any medication that
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costs more than $30 for a four-month supply or the usual course of treatment. donald trump tweeted ee eed transparency is here. if drug companies arashamed wer th. walmart is raising the age of selling tobacco to 21. last month the fda threatened to fine walmart and other retailers and dozens of convenience store chains for illegally selling to minors. mcdonald's is bringing international items next month. the fast food giant will start selling the stroopwafel from netherlands, the mcem stream bacon burger, cheesy fries. this is a limited time offer. >> you're making me hungry
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korea's military has said north korea has fired at least one identified projectile from its western area this morning. in the last five days. last week north korea launched a number of rockets and at least one short-range missile from its east coast into the ocean. our other top stories, the house judiciary committee plans to hold william barr in contempt. they say he fled to comply with the subpoena to release the unredacted report. president trump has invoked the principle of executive privilege locking lawmakers from the full report. as uber prepares to take its
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company public, drivers for the ride hailing app uber and lyft went on strike. here's john blackstone. >> reporter: instead of sharing e we , they took to stoo the picket signs in protests around the world. the drivers say their well being is taking a back seat to profits. >> to them we're disposable garbage and you can feel it as a driver. >> drivers united! >> reporter: jeff says what used to be fun is now a grind. >> they're about to get rich. >> that's right. >> what about the drivers? >> not us. we're getting poorer. >> reporter: the one-day strike happened at the initial stock offering estimated to take in $90 billion this friday. drivers also complain their pay has gone down. uber originally promised drivers 80% of a rider's final fair. now it's only anywhere from 40%
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to 60%, so drivers are asking for their compensation to be changed, to get paid per mile or per minute on the road. in spite of the noise and the crowd here and the call for other drivers to turn off their apps, if i open it up, there are essentially rides available within a couple of minutes. >> enough is enough. >> reporter: in its ipo filing, uber directly addresses the complaint saying as we aim to reduce driver incentives to improve our financial performance, we expect driver dissatisfaction will generally increase. uber is right about that, but the future of the company may also depend on what happens when stockmarket investors take the wheel. john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. so coming up only on "cbs this morning," we talk with the fiancee of justine damond who was shot and killed by a minneapolis police officer recently found guilty of her murder. plus katie couric joins us in the studio to tell us about
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her partnership with a new cancer care program. and we talk with david gelb creator of the food network show who highlights chefs in asian cities. that's the "cbs morning news" for this thursday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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now at 4:30. we are looking live in san jose, where hockey fans are still on cloud nine. and it's cloudy over oracle arena.
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where they got a big win over the rockets. >> i'm kenny choi. a lot to get to, including those play-off games. we'll have more coming up. but first, it's our winning forecast with mary. >> hi, kenny and michelle. we're cheering on e ksanbs and a foggy start to the day with areas of drizzle. there's degree to be a slow and gradual clearing as we head through the afternoon. with seasonal daytime highs. we're talking mostly cloudy skies to partly sunny. tomorrow, there is a 20% chance of shower or isolated thunderstorm. the best chance to even see that will be the east bay and the south bay. your microclimate forecast. clouds hang a little on the coast and the upper 50s. for the bay, looking at mostly cloudy skies to partly sunny. in the mid-60s, inland, in the low to mid-70s, with partly sunny sky. we'll time it out for you as we are tracking this weather system and how this will affect


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