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morning." from the broadcast center in new from the broadcast center in new york city, i'm meg oliver. captioning funded by cbs it's friday, may 24th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." severe weather ripping through the u.s. killing at least eight people. storm crews are cleaning up as the damage begins. >> when you see the houses and the roofs and people who were able to walk away from that, it's incredible. a war of words between president trump and house speaker nancy pelosi. >> i will not take responsibility for his irresponsible behavior. >> she's lost it.
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plus, the reasons several states are expecting a rare travel arirbans millions are on the move for the holiday weekend. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom here at cbs news headquarters. i'm anne-marie green. as people are cleaning up they're facing another disaster, flooding. parts of the capital, jefferson city, are now shut down, and the airport is also closed in anticipation of severe flooding. wednesday's tornado ripped through the town of about 40,000 people. it's the latest of severe storms that have slammed the u.s. david begnaud is observing what's left behind. >> reporter: disaster hit the state of missouri under the cover of darkness. they were found outside of what
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was left of their home in threthf here, a tornado touched down on missouri's capital, jefferson city. 100-mile-per-hour winds tossed vehiclomesnd buildings and scattered serval yards. >> my grandfather started his chevrolet business in 1936. we've never experienced destrukds like this. >> i almost cried. >> if you had to guess, what percentage of your lot is ruined? >> it's going to be 90%, i bet. >> reporter: there were only a few minor injuries in jefferson city. no one was killed here. >> it looks like it came right through this area. >> yeah. >> reporter: mayor carrie tergin said the tornado warnings probably saved lives. t to bed around 11:30
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and heard it. >> it's amazing. >> it is. when you see some of these homes without roofs and people were able to walk away from that, it's incredible. >> reporter: it's been a wild week of weather for the southern plains with more than 175 tornadoes, eight people have died, and there has been destructive flooding. in muskogee county, oklahoma, the arkansas river continues to swell. already it's pushed two barges carrying 4,000 pounds of fertilizer, causing them to crash into the webers false dam. the county has been evacuated and officials told residents if the dam fails, it could be catastrophic. david begnaud, cbs news. lawmakers are expected to pass a $19 millions disaster aid bill. the midwest has been hit with record floods since march.
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california had ilts most2018. seven months after hurricane they're still recovering and hurricane michael kill third degree -- killed 3,000 people. >> we expect the bill will pass the house and the president despite his protestations will si sign that measure. president trump leaves for a trip to japan. mr. trum. and the first lady will be greeted by the country's emperor and empress. they'll be the first state guests of the new leadership era there. it comes amid t impeachment. laura podesta has the latest on the president's desire to investigate the investigators, laura.
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>> good morning, anne-marie. yes, as he leaves for asia, he's leaving a nasty back-and-forth with house speaker nancy pelosi, and he's pushing for a probe of the people h looked into him. atin a statement white house prs secretary sarah sanders says barr has complete authority to declassify information pertaining to this investigation. >> so i've been under a phony investigation. >> the president mentioned the probe at a white house event with farmers on thursday. >> a lot of people want to find out. i think it started out moments after i came down that beautiful escalator in trump tower. >> democratic house judiciary chairman jerry nadler tells msnbc the president is chasing an imaginary scandal. >> it's part of the trump and republican plot to dirty up the
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intelligence community, to pretend that there's something wrong with the beginning of the mueller investigation. >> meanwhile president trump says he won't work with democrats unless they drop their >> crazy nancy. >> and he continued his war of words with house speaker nancy pelosi. >> i wish that his family or administration or staff would have an intervention. >> t s and the craziness -- >> his te on te t an extremely stable genius. okay. >> both sides now have a chance to reset. the president is leaving for a two-day trip to japan later today. nadler also told msnbc that special counsel robert mueller wants to testify in private in order to avoid a political specta the public
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would see a transcript of his testimony. anne-marie. >> very interesting. laura podesta in new york. thank you, laura. the justice department filed new charges against wikileaks co-founder julian assange. assange was already facing one charge of conspiring involving formy army intelligence analyst chelsea manning. assange's lawyer says it poses a risk to journalists doing their job. he's in jail and he's now facing extradition to the u.s. boeing's 737 max jets could be grounded much longer than expected. according to reuterss, once aro
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flight, each aircraft will likely require between 100 and 150 hours of preparation before flying. 737 max jets have been grounded indefinitely following two deadly crashes just months apart. representatives from more than 30 countries met with the faa yesterday to hear how u.s. regulators will determine when max jets can resume flying. the acting administrator of the faa sat down with van cleve. >> when we're convinced the max jets are safe to fly, we'll offer an order and there will be mandates and 737 max will fly again. >> you can watch more of van cleve's interview with the up "" seve states are threatening to use a rare air travel ban amsl
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pe hasvis. health festivals say anyone who traveled through the airport on may 15th could have been exposed. >> the virus can hang around in the air in the droplets for up to two hours after the person has passed by. so you need to take this seriously. >> under the possible ban, people believed to be infected with measles who are planning to travel could be prevented from getting on plains some of far nearly 900 measles cases have been confirmed this year. coming up on the "morning news," president trump cracks down on immigration including a new rule that people be required to reimburse. mystery in massachusetts, somebody broke into a house and cleaned it up instead of taking anything. come over to my house. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪trelegy. ♪the power of 1-2-3. ♪trelegy 1-2-3 trelegy.
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fighter. they're used to detect crew adversaries in the air. there's a new effort go crack down on illegal immigration and a possible settlement on the harvey weinstein case. "the wall street journal" reports harvey weinstein has reached a tentative deal to settle multiple lawsuits filed by women accuse him of sexual misconduct. it includes him, his board members, and the state attorney general's office. the money would go to his rm emf his company, and studio creditors. the weinstein company filed for bankruptcy last year. the insurance companies would reportedly pay the money. he's still charged in new york city with rape and other sexual misconduct crimes. "usa today" reports that president trump is demanding that legal immigrants reimburse the government of welfare
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benefits. he approved a memorandum yesterday instructing agencies to reinforce a 20-year-old clinton-era law. critics say it unfairly punishes low income immigrants who need assistance to get started in the u.s. the white house says too many immigrants take advantage of american generosity. "the new york times" reports on a federal reserve survey that finds that many adults would struggle to cover an unexpected expense. the feds say four in ten americans would not be prepared to pay a $400 expense with cash or savings that could be paid off quickly. that i would have to borrow or pay something and 12% would not be able to cover it at all. the fed did say that household finances overall have shown a marked improvement since it started the annual survey six years ago. and "the boston globe" reports someone broke into a massachusetts man's home and they didn't take anything.
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they just cleaned it up. nate roman says as soon as he returned to his marl boboro home could tell someone broke in and cleaned. police say there are no suspects. i it was a tense coup days worried because someone was in the house. yeah, i'm glad. i've been waiting to open a cab any and find the creepy artifact. >> roman says he may have left his door open and a house cleaning service may have went into his house by mistake. amazon is sel homes. a budget-friendly cabin you put together yourself becomes a huge sellering but there are down sides.
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our top stories this morning, the threat of severe weather will continue this weekend across the midwest. the mi missouri, are shutting down after a powerful toerchd hit on wednesday. the airport was evacuated in anticipation of flooding. and president trump has ordered everyone to cooperate with his investigation into investigators. attorney general william barr is looking into the origins of robert mueller's probe as to whether the president's 2016 campaign colluded with russia. the pentagon has outlined possible plans to deploy more troops to the middle east to counter iran, but there is a new stark warning to the u.s.
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roxa roxana saberi is n baghdad. ter: they showed force aimed at iran. the president looks at whether to send more troops to the middle east. >> i don't think we'll need it, but if we do, we'll be there in whatever number we need. >> reporter: u.s. officials are planning to target several of those iraqi militias went to fighting isis. many iraqis credit them with helping to defeat isis an bringing peace to cities like baghdad. but if this conflict spirals out of control, some could go back to their earlier strategies and turn their guns on u.s. troops here in iraq. these streets could once again be a battle zone. some grew into a political party.
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he says iran has not directed groups like his to attack americans but they will use force if america attacks iran or insists on keeping their troops here. he says the existence of any foreign troops in iraq is a violation of our sovereignty, and if you are asking about forc ask american leaders. they know what we're capable of doing. >> if they send more troops to this region to counter iranian e taug americans a lesson in the past,e if they want new lessons, we're ready for baghdad. coming up on "cbs this morning," as we kick off the holiday weekend, we'll tell you about a new trend called micro vacations where travelers pack up for shorter but more frequent trips. plus a bill making its way through congress is expecting to
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bring big changes to retirement in american. cbs business analyst jill schlesinger explains how this can impact you. and bryan cranston star of the hit network show joins us in studio. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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5 news. >> good morning. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm kenny choi. let's get to the weekend forecast. >> happy friday. we have the big holiday
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weekend. we have one day where we could see showers. we are looking at the clouds, temperatures running in the mid to upper 50s. it's a mild start. we'll feel that difference but we're looking at that afternoon sunshine. mid-60s. our inland locations may be the low to mid-70s. we'll top out in the for today. right around where we should be. we'll talk about that shower chances a go through the weekend. emily? we have great news. your travel times are all in the green this morning. take


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