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the families of those no longer with us. that's the "overnight news" for that's the "overnight news" for this memorial day monday. captioning funded by cbs that's the "overnight news" for this memorial day monday. it's monday, may 27th, 2019. this is the "cbs morning news." state visit. president trump meets with japan's prime minister as mr. trump responds to tensions in iran and north korea. deadly weather from tornadoes to flooding, heat and hail, even snow. the late spring storms have millions brace for more. and all gave some. some gave all. honoring american heroes on this memorial day. 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. president trump is in japan for a state visit, but u.s. relations with iran and north korea remain in the spotlight. overnight in tokyo, mr. trump held a news conference with japanese prime minister shinzo abe. laura podesta is in new york with a message about security and trade. good morning. >> good morning, ann marie. regarding security president trump downplayed any threat from north korea. we know that north korea's missile tests have threatened japan, but president trump today said he was not personally bothered by the launches and called kim jong-un a smart man. as far as trade, japan's prime minister did not get specific. neither did president trump. but japan's prime minister said at the press conference that japan is walking hand in hand wihe issues, d woakey.s. stat
after a weekend of watching sumo wrestling and playing golf, president trump got down to business on monday. the president's whirlwind trip to japan hit a high note this morning with a formal visit to the newly installed emperor naruhito. he became the first to visit him since he took the throne three weeks ago. he then had a sitdown with japanese prime minister shinzo abe. >> he's looking to create a nation that has great strength economically. >> north korea is high on the agenda in tokyo. on wednesday the president tweeted, north korea fired off weapons which disturbed others but not me. he said the conflict would be resolved peacefully.
>> he knows nuclear is not going to happen. he understands that. he is a very smart man. he gets it well. >> the president also says he supports abe's effort with another nuclear program, iran. >> the prime minister has spoken to me about that. i do believe iran would like to talk. if they would like to talk, we'd like to talk also. we'll see what happens. >> abe is reportedly considering a visit to tehran possibly by mid-june. and later today president trump will attend a formal state banquet at the imperial palace. then tomorrow he'll participate in a memorial day event before returning to the u.s. anne-marie. >> laura podesta in new york. thank you so much, laura. back home, nearly half the country is expecting to see extreme weather today. severe weather warnings are posted for the central and southern plains. damaging winds, large hail, and tornadoes are all possible. heat is gripping parts of the south and the east. flash flooding will also be a serious concern. parts of the arkasas area are preparing for the worst flooding
in recorded history as the arkansas river rises. the national weather service iniallile rock expects levees to fail. and just outside colorado the weather brought snow. and as meg oliver reports, in oak people are cleaning up after tornadoes. >> reporter: a tornado tore through el reno. p it ripped through a mobile home park. at least two fatalities were reported. survivors describe the destruction in the town about 25 miles west of oklahoma city. >> i looked straight out the window which was busted and saw my neighbor's trailer rolling over. >> when we got up, the whole house was overturned. >> we had a lot of patients on the patio. we started seeing tents overturned, chairs overturned.
>> reporter: it was an ef-3 with winds up to 165 miles an hour. at one point it was 75 yards. the twister was on the ground for just over two miles and lasted four minutes. el reno mayor matt white said many people living in the mobile park are spanish and don't speak english, making rescue efforts more complicated. >> we're more than a community. we're a family. we're going to overcome this. >> reporter: white said more than two dozen people were taken to the hospital, some undergoing surgery. meg oliver, cbs news. severe thunderstorms will remain a threat in the plains and the midwest. meteorologist sarah roblesky of our boston station wbz has our forecast. we'll watch for widespread showers across the midwest. severe weather threat will shift to the north and east with flash flooding, severe thunderstorms, and damaging wind gusts through the plains and ohio valley. that severe weather shifts to
the east on tuesday, but it will be enhanced with widespread weather from oklahoma to iowa. we'll have to watch again for this persistent jet stream dip across the south. upper level low will push into the four corners. the heat will continue to build. in fact, we're going to be watching for cooler than average temperatures for the northern and western part of the u.s. for memorial day while temperatures in the 80s are expected through the plains. i'm expecting temperatures in the 90s. record heat for memorial day, close to triple digits in some locations. i'm meteorologist sarah wroblewski, cbs news. a popular hawaii beach is closed this morning after a california man was killed by a shark. 65-year-old thomas smiley was killed while swimming at a beach in maui. smiley was on vacation with his wife. >> we were watching the man get pulled up.
we could hear her screaming, that's my husband, that's my husband. >> maui is a hot spot for tiger smarts. authorities have not said what kind of shark was responsible for this attack though. and a florida woman is recovering this morning after being bitten by an alligator. the attack happened yesterday about 20 miles west of cape canaveral. fire and rescue officials say the woman was bitten on the leg and the side. the florida fish & wildlife conservation warns people not to feed gators and only swim in designated areas during the day. alligator attacks are rare but not unknown in the south. the president of peru is touring the earthquake devastation in his country. the 8.0 magnitude quake hit early yesterday morning in a remote part of the amazon jungle. at least one person was killed and another 18 hurt. peru's national emergency operation center reports damages to buildings including five schools, two religious temple and four health centers.
there were also reported of collapsed highways and bridges. coming up on the "morning news" now, a hiker who survived two weeks lost in a forest in hawaii is speaking out. and a tribute to a football legend. we remember packers hall of famer bart starr. this is the "cbs morning news." hall of famer bart starr. this is the "cbs morning news." and greasy and that it was going to clog my pores. but what i love about olay regenerist whip with spf 25 is that it's lightweight, it's barely there. and then i can put makeup on over it if i want or if i'm not working, you know, just roll. it's perfect for me. i'm busy philipps, and i'm fearless to face anything. what they eat and drink ise is likely acidic and then what's happening is the weakening of enamel. now is the perfect time for a toothpaste like the new pronamel repair. this toothpaste takes it to the next level. it takes minerals and it drives it deep into the tooth surface
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morning newsstand. "honolulu star-advertiser" reports on the recovery of a yoga instructor who was rescued after spending 17 days lost in a rugged hawaiian rainforest. 35-year-old amanda eller was found friday. she got lost during what was supposed to be a short hike. she was last seen on surveillance video mailing a mother's day card. during her ordeal she fractured a leg, injured both feet, and developed severe sunburn. she lost 20 pounds before being discovered by rescuers, clinging to life on a steep rocky waterfall. she was airlifted out. eller survived by forforaging f berrys and fruit. >> i had to choose, and i choose life. >> eller said she's grateful to the hundreds of people who searched for her. "the detroit news" reports cleveland cavaliers owner and billionaire businessman dan gilbert is recovering after symptoms of a stroke. the 67-year-old founder and
chairman of quicken loans was admitted to the hospital yesterday. the company said he received immediate medical attention and is recovering comfortably. details on his prognosis were not released. "usa today" says another horse died at santa anita racetrack in southern california. it's the 26th horse to die since last december. the 9-year-old gelding injured its front left race during a race on saturday. the horse was euthanized yesterday. santa anita was closed for much or march while a study was done on the racing surface. a task force was created last month to investigate the deaths. the "green bay press-gazette" says packers hall of fame quarterback bart starr is being remembered as a kind and humble man who exuded class. he had been in failing health after suffering two strokes and a heart attack in 2014. starr led the packers to five nfl championships and wins in the first two super bowls.
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harmonica by 96-year-old world war ii vet pete due pray. he's known as harmonica pete. he delighted the crowd yesterday in the women's u.s. soccer team victory over mexico. and on this memorial day, we remember those who gave their lives fighting for our freedom, but many vets who return home still face many struggles. nischelle medina looks at helping injured veterans through the game of golf. >> reporter: teeing off isn't always easy. but veteran jake kessler says playing golf helps him in ways he never imagined. the soldier was on his final mission in iraq 13 years ago when a bomb exploded. >> i lost both of my legs, one above the knee, one below the knee. >> reporter: kessler was awarded the purple heart, but he struggled with ptsd, something
up to 20% of veterans experience. >> you don't want to do nothing when you're in a dark place. you don't want to reach out, and that's what you really need to do. >> reporter: so he reached out to tony perez who founded operation game on. the program helps rehabilitate wounded warriors, giving them free golf lessons, fitting them with golf clubs through the year. >> i know what they've been through. i've been through that. i know where they're going, and i know what they're going through now. >> reporter: it provides rehabilitation for these veterans that allows them to regain confidence. >> there's a lot of regularity and repetition and learning and soothing. >> reporter: it also provides companionship. >> it's definitely given me a support group. you know, you get out of the military, and you lose all of your support. >> reporter: kessler says he's now finding peace on the links with every swing.
nichelle medina, cbs news. and the 30th national memorial day concert at the national capitol featured a star-studded lineup. ♪ >> 300,000 attendees gathered on the west lawn yesterday to honor the nation's military and their families. actors dennis haysbert and joe mantegna recognized the valor of ernest "pete" peterson and brad kennedy. >> we all have one thing in common. we stood the wat's what binds us together till the day we die. we stood the watch. >> welcome home, pete. >> welcome home, brad. >> peterson and kennedy formed a bond while serving in vietnam. each year they reunite at the vietnam wall to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. so coming up on "cbs this
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our top stories this morning, president trump met with the newly installed emperor naruhito in the imperial palace in tokyo. he's the first leader to do so. he's in japan for a four-day state visit. in a news conference overnight, president trump said he's not bothered by north korea's short-range missile tests. >> and at least two people were killed after tornadoes hit oklahoma over the weekend. one touched down in tulsa, damaging structures, uprooting trees, and damaging power lines.
and another hit el reno, 20 miles of oklahoma city. veterans will take part at events in france marking the upcoming 70s anniversary of d-day and the battle at normandy. wendy gillette has more. the bullets roll around me and no bullets founded my name. >> reporter: nearly 75 years ago frank devita landed on omaha breach in normandy on d-day and witnessed his comrades falling around him. >> why am i alive and they're dead? i don't know. i've had a guilty conscience my whole life very he was just 19 years old. today he's 94. he only talked about what he witnessed five years ago. >> they were 18, 19, 20 years old. they were too young to drink. they were too young to vote. but they weren't too young to die. >> reporter: 99-year-old steve melnikoff also survived the
invasion that began in western europe from the nazis. he was shot in the neck 11 days later but later returned to fight. >> i was a combat infantry man. i was there at the beginning. i was there the whole time. i was there at the end of the war. i was in combat 335 days. >> reporter: they're part of a group of 16 world war ii veterans sailing aboard the queen mary 2 this week. the veterans are traveling from brooklyn, new york, to england. they'll head to normandy to take part in the anniversary on june 6 and to honor the more than 400,000 americans who died in the war. >> people say to me you were a hero. i say i'm not a hero. i say those guys in the grave, they're my heroes. they gave their lives for our country. >> reporter: they may not consider themselves heroes, but the greatest generation fought to secure freedom for generations to come. wendy gillette, s news,
brooklyn, new york. coming up on "cbs this morning," millions of americans are enjoying the day off today. we'll have tips to make the most of your day while you're out of the office. plus urban outfitters is enjoying the clothing sharing business. why the sharing industry could be a game-changer for the clothing industry. and the growing dangers of distracted driver, especially to the safety of first responders. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com c.com
michelle has the holiday off. let's get a check of the forecast with mary this morning. >> good morning and happy monday to you on this memorial day. a nice and dry day with a mix of sun and clouds as we head through the afternoon. here's a live look with our treasure island camera. you can see clouds in the sky. show you the temperatures and it's on the cool side for sure in santa rosa at 47. looking at 50 for you in livermore, 52 in san francisco, 53 in concord and oakland. and 54 for san jose. here's what you can expect on this memorial day for the bay area, looking at partly cloudy skies. cool conditions along the coast as well as for parts of the bay. upper 50s along the coast, low 60s for the bay, and some of our inland locations topping out in the upper 60s to low 70s. we will talk about the rest of the weekend, a warmup that's coming in a few minutes. good morning to you here at 4:30. take a look at our main travel times. at this hour we don't have much