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>> let us not take this planet for granted. thank you so much. the 88th. no black nominees thing has happened at least 71 other times. >> we're going to win so big, we're leading in every single state. >> you see unstoppable? >> there is no doubt that if donald steam rolls through super tuesday, wins everywhere with big margins, that he may well be unstoppable skbl have you seen his hands? they're like this. and you know what they say about men with small hands.
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>> senator, it was a disappoint disappointing loss in south carolina. >> i won't tell you that we didn't get beaten and beaten very badly. >> ronald hamilton accused of can i go a police officer in virginia will appear in court. >> she was sworn in the day before. >> an american student begged for forgiveness. >> i have made the worst mistake of my life. in southern india an elephant went on a rampage. >> all of that -- >> he didn't seem phased as he hit the shot out of the water in his boxer briefs. >> what's going on at 6. >> what are you going to do once the big show is over. >> i'm going to the oscar after parties. >> when's your bedtime. >> 8. >> and all that matters. >> i want you to reach into your millionaire pockets and i want you to buy some of my daughter's girl scout cookies. look at my babies up there. leo, you made 30 million. come on! >> on cbs this morning. >> there were no black nominees in the acting categories.
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whiter than the line to buy t-shirts at a michael bolton concert. the only way a black or an hispanic or asian actor was they going to win the oscars was if they allowed steve harvey to inner announce it. >> this morning's eye opener is presented by toyota. let's go places.> welcome to >> welcome to cbs this morning. gayle king is off.off. jeff glor is with us. the academy awards ceremony turns months of racial controversy into pointed and and entertaining social commentary. alicia, leonardo did i cap plea owe and mark rollins are all comm celebrating their first acting oscars. >> but it was host chris rock who stole the show. the comedian took on the lack of the racial diversity head on. closing cr kevin frazier is at the e.t. studio in los angeles. kevin, good morning.
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you know, there was no way last morning. night's broadcast could be just about the awards. leonardo dicaprio and brie and spotli larsson took the top awards and "spotlight" was the top winner. lack the show's host chris rock ownedand the the night. >> well, i'm here at the academyere at the awards, otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. >> repor >> reporter: oscar host chris rock wasted no time sunday night. jabs at the academy's lack of racial diversity were expected from the moment the nominees were announced when it was revealed that all 20 nominated actors were white. >> do you realize if they nominated hosts, i wouldn't even get this job. actors >> reporter: rock kept the jokes ro coming even out of the jokes com commercial break. >> we're black. >> reporter: but the broadcast's politically charged atmosphere included even more than just the
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leonardo dicaprio took home the the op oscar for best actor and took e about th the opportunity to speak about a the environment. >> climate change is real.eal, it is it is happening right now. it is the most urgent threat facing our entire species. >> i'm the least qualified man ed man here tonight. thank you. u. >> reporter: vice president joe biden walked on stage to a standing ovation and talked of speaking out against sexual abuse. >> let's change the culture. >> reporter: it was part of his introduction to lady gaga's song "till it happens to you." till it happens to you, you won't know how i feel >> reporter: as the song ended song ended victims of abuse filled the stage. the emotional response from the audience was clear. brie larsson who won best actress in "room" hugged each person as they came off stage.er as >> and the oscar goes to -- "spotlight." >> reporter: the night's top >> repor
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perhaps the strongest political message. "spotlight" tells the true storyells a of the journalists at "the boston globe" who investigated the top cover up of molest station by any priests. >> this film gave a voice to his film g survivors and this oscar of amplifies that voice which we hope will become a choir that will resonate all the way to the vatican. >> "the revenant's" movie won the best director.k the night's biggest upset was not sylvester stallone. the real star of the show was chris rock.vikand i felt that he hit it out of the ballpark.ght back to you. >> kevin frazier, thank you very much. we're going to have much more on ball the oscars throughout this e from morning. the the presidential candidates are making one last big push to candidate
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a new national poll this morning shows trump, donald trump is supported by 49% of voters who are leaning towards the by 49% republicans.ing trump leads marco rubio and ted cruz by more than 30 points. they are bombarding trump with personal attacks and major garrett is reporting. >> reporter: good morning. for better or worse, marco rubio has discovered his inner donald trump, the instinct to hurl personal insults, grab attention and see what happens. it is a successful model. for trump, one potential downside, it may obscure a more personal trait, tolerance and e the future of the personalarty. >> he doesn't sweat because of the spray tan. he's always calling me little alway marco, and i'll admit, he's i taller than me, 6'2", which is s why i don't understand why his hands are the size of someone who's 5'2". is
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with small hands. at you can't trust them.5'2". you can't trust them. >> reporter: this weekend the yo gop front-runner continued his own attacks on rubio pointing tou can't trus his performance in the february 6th debate. >> so i'm looking at little eporter: t marco and i say, man, there's something happening with him. and he's like melting. somethi >> reporter: trump campaigned as he faced new questions about he making space in his movement forng. white supremacists. in the past trump has retweeted messages supportive messages from white retweeted a supremacists and even retweeted a quote from bonito musalini. on sunday trump hesitated when asked about former kkk's endorsement david duke. >> i know nothing about david ng a duke. i know nothing about white duke o supremacists. i don't know what group you're talking about. you wouldn't want me to condemn a group i know nothing about. >> i didn't even know he ft.
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david duke endorsed me. i disavow, okay? >> reporter: his rivals were quick to pounce. >> how are we going to grow our the party with a nominee that party refuses to condemn the ku klux klan? >> reporter: in massachusetts john kasich said donald trump must explain. >> donald trump refused to disassociate himself and condemn another white supremacists. reporte >> reporter: ted cruz took to twitter. we should all agree racism is wrong. kkk is abhorrent. trump also picked up the endorsement of alabama senator jeff sessions in what can only be a blow to cruz's campaign. >> indeed. thank you so much, major. in the democratic race race, hillary clinton carries the momentum into super tuesday. the latest cbs news battleground tracker poll finds clinton has a battlegroun
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states, georgia, virginia, and texas. clinton scored a decisive win this weekend. she beat bernie sanders by a landslide in saturday's south carolina race.y >> reporter: she is leading by 20 points in virginia in our ne of battleground tracker. that's one of two states that she's visiting. the poll numbers help to explaingly cli why increasingly clinton is turning her attention away from bernie sanders training her fire on the republican candidates. >> i want to debate whoever they they put up because here's what here i they're saying. are sayi they're selling the same snake sna oil. trickle down economics.econ >> reporter: clinton changed her focus after her south korea ow south korea -- south carolina blowout. >> tomorrow this campaign goes >> reporte national. >> she won the state's an vote by african-american vote by a staggering 72 points. on face the nation sanders didn
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>> we did really, really badly with older african-american voters. i mean, we got decimated. >> reporter: tomorrow he must must compete in seven more southern states. the latest cbs news battleground tra tracker shows him trailing clinton by 24 points in texas and 28 p and 28 points in georgia. voters there said clinton is more qualified, but they viewed d sanders as more principled and honest. princi >> secretary clinton does it a little bit differently. ly. >> reporter: a distinction he tried to draw in oklahoma city. in o >> if you're going to get paid o get $200,000 for a speech, must be a00 for pretty damn good speech. and if it's such a good speech, transcripts. >> r >> reporter: clinton campaigned d in nashville with scandal after tony goldwin. a camera caught her candid ction reaction when he told her about a
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>> the kkk and david duke, he didn't know who david dukes was. >> oh, that's pathetic. s shar >> sanders shared that sentimentamerica's tweeting america's first black nnot president cannot and will not be succeeded by a hatemongerer who refuses to c refuses to condemn the kkk. clinton retweeted it. >> some of his supporters say weome of his like mr. trump because he tells it like it is. bigotry is not telling it like it is! >> reporter: sanders is heading sanders i to minnesota today, one of a few states where he thinks he can notch a win tomorrow. ironically, charlie, even as clinton pulls ahead in the he is delegate count, he is notched to pull in $36 million in february. >> nancy, thanks. cbs news political director john dickerson is in washington.moderato good morning. on is >> good morning, charlie. >> here we have all of this trading of insults and a more address sieve campaign against trump. the question is will the race the
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>> well, right, or, you know, what if -- one of the things we saw in our battleground tracker is that even if the other candidates were not donald trump start backing out, if whoever iso left doesn't get much of the vote to overtake trump so we'll have to see what happens when the voters get in the booth and the booth start deciding what they're they are going to do to see if there's anything to stop trump. stop at the moment, this race to the bottom in the back and forth n the between the candidates hasn't seemed to have hurt him.o have hurt >> rather than a campaign of ideas it's become a campaign campa about moose is a linnie, the kkk and the size of a candidate's the hands. john, what's going on about how this may affect a party's future and electoral chances? >> well, you know, i mean, once you get into the kkk and mousa lenny, you are in very differentou're territory than these silly jokes about makeup. i mean, these are repugnant ideas that the republican party
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what the difficulty with donald -- for donald trump is the even though he disavowed david h duke on friday when he was asked by jake tapper on cnn about this ta he seemed to be sort of unable seem to immediately denounce the kkk and white supremacists. this should not be difficult, e and it gives support to those who say he's playing footsie se with some of the ugliest ideas out there in order to build support for his candidacy. >> john, can we talk about chris christie for a moment? ideas this swung back some of the a debate on momentum from the debate on a lot thursday.ough a lot of people thought marco rubio did well in.s what is chris christie looking for? do you see this as a possible vp ticket for donald? ticket >> possibly. >> i think it was a chance for i think chris christie to get back in k the story a little bit after hiser poor showing in new hampshire poor s and dropping out of the race rea because he really ran against -- on ran on things, chris christie, that donald trump doesn't trump
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trump and his lack of experience that are sort of contradicted by what he said in supporting him pporting h ultimately in the end. so it's helpful, as you entioned mentioned though, for donald have a trump to have an endorsement ke from somebody like that in a blue state. so it was good for the news he news cycle, but i think other than cle but i t that donald trump is off on his own and has his own thing going. own and whether there's a place for christie ultimately in a trump or administration, there probably n is in some possible way. >> john dickerson. good to see you. admin thank you so much. probab tomorrow night our entire political team will bring you thanks. super tuesday results in super primetime. our special coverage begins at 10:00, 9 central right here on cbs. >> we'll be watching both of you tomorrow night. a soldier accused of killing his wife and a police officer made his first court appearance this morning by video. police say that staff sanch gent ronald hamilton shot and killed officer ashleigh gwindon on saturday. it was her first day with the prince william department. jeff is there where hamilton's
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good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ron hamilton appeared in court via video link. he's being held without bond. he works at the pentagon in i.t. as part of the joint staffs service center. on saturday he got into a heated argument with his wife. one of the first to show up, a rookie police officer and former military veteran, ashleigh gwindon. with bagpipes ringing, hundreds gathered on sunday to celebrate fallen police officer ashleigh gwindon. >> recognize that we will one continue one step at a time in honor of ashleigh. e cov >> reporter: some covered a police car in flowers while others visited the hospital where she died. >> she's been through so much with the marines and to have this happen over something so s stupid. it's it's so sad. >> reporter: gwindon who was don wa serving her first shift died hours after going to a domestic de
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the department tweeted out this picture with the message, be safe. according to reports before according deciding to become a police officer in 2015 she spent 15 years in the marine reser 6s. >> shots have been fired. >> reporter: police say she along with two other officers rrived at arrived at ronald hamilton's woodbridge home saturday night night on a domestic disturbance call. door o >> they approached the front door of the home and a subject s inside the home opened fire striking three officers. >> reporter: the pentagon staff sergeant allegedly shot and killed 28-year-old qwindon and wounded david mccown and jesse helpman before surrendering. the home during the search of the home ody police found the body of hamilton's wife, crystal. they discovered the couple's 11-year-old son unharmed. >> >> the wife was able to contact c the police, however, before our arrival, arrival.
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allegedly by the accused. the >> there's always been a p peaceful neighborhood where everybody get along with ybody. everybody. >> reporter: neighbors of hamilton's say they are shocked s by his violent behavior. >> he was a good guy, like a gentle giant. >> reporter: hamilton who appeared in court wearing an orange jump suit with his hands hand dmufd front of him did not enter a plea. he's been an employee of the pentagon since 2011. the two officers who were injured in the shooting have a combined 19 years on the force. they are expected to make a full recovery. re >> thanks, jeff. the temporary cease-fire in syria this morning appears largely to be holding, but the t united nations says thousands of syrians may have died from starvation during the civil war. france is calling for a meeting on alleged cease-fire g violations. elizabeth palmer is in the syrian city of homs where they hope it will bring a lasting fighting peace.d morning. elizabeth, good morning. >> reporter: good morning.
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holding against, it has to be be said, pretty long odds, but the opposition has officially complained to the united nations of numerous violations by the syrian army and 26 russian airstrikes. but for civilians in areas that are quiet, this patch work truce offers relief and a glimmer of er of hope that it might grow into a nto a broader and more lasting arrangement with monitors and designated safe zones.s. especially in neighborhoods like the old city of homs, thoroughly destroyed by years of fighting fightin but now back in government hands and quiet.ands life is starting to return to the ruins, commerce, repairs, even school. th the partial truce is also a rare bit bit of good news to the t thousands of homeless syrians who were forced out of their towns and villages by fighting and who now want nothing more than to return. the united nations now wants to take
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the fighting to deliver aide to 150,000 people in various parts of syria, and they've also announced a new round of peace talks starting a week today. nora? >> elizabeth palmer in homs, tha syria. >> thank you. a cyber breach targeting taxpayers is far worse than >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by american made weather tech car
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the victim was rushed to the hospital and his conditions are still unknown. r-p-d says the the suspect that fired the gun is in custody and is cooperating with investigators. we will contiinue to follow this story as it develops. yesterday hundreds gathered at sparks high school to honor nevada senator debbie smith. debbie smith passed away at the age of 60 last week, after a year-long fight with brain cancer. at her memorial service, hundreds of people were able to reflect on the impact she had in their lives including debbie's colleagues in the legislature. her son ian and daughter erin also spoke... asking the room of crowded people to take the love that they had for debbie...and to share it with debbie's husband greg... saying he needs it now more than ever. many people attending the memorial service wore gray, a color used by advocates to raise awareness about brain cancer. time to check your roads with r.j. in the "more f-m" 106.9 traffic center! how's it looking out there, r.j.? no accidents to report. all of our highway and surface streets
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i've been calling out hollywood for lack of diversity. you know what? i don't want to just complain. i want to help solve the problem and that is going to a fresh perspective. in your words what is the oscar controversy about? >> i guess it's about giving the blacks a chance to win. >> did you see any of the oscar nominated movies? did you see "spotlight"? >> no. what is that?
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>> where are you getting these movies from? >> reporter: what was your favorite white movie of the year? >> oh, man! >> "by the sea" with brad pitt and angelina jolie. >> wow! not even they would say that! >> funny. >> i love that clip we were watching at the break as well! that is good! >> i haven't seen that movie. >> charlie and i could watch this all morning long! welcome back to "cbs this morning." we just saw a sample of the comedy chris rock used at the comerds. academy awards. ahead his reviews on the frank social controversy of diversity. a fight club on campus. we are look at the students who were knocked out and left with concussions.
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morning's headlines from around the globe. "the new york times" on an american student detained in north korea making a public apology. otto warmbier spoke at a news conference in pyongyang. it is unclear whether he was forced to apologize for trying to steal a flag. moderate allies of iran's president want a majority of cease on assembly to pick the next nation's supreme leader. it's iran's first vote since the nuclear vote with u.s. and other countries was finalized. "usa today" reports on a royal caribbean cruise ship cutting short another trip. you might remember the anthem of the seas was battered earlier this month by a severe storm. on saturday the ship's captain decided to head home two days
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noro norovirus outbreak. police say the kkk were only defending themselves from protesters when their rally turned violent saturday in anaheim. some people were stabbed and seven anti-kkk protesters are being held. "the washington post" reports how a member of s.e.a.l. team 6 emerge from secrecy to receive the medal of honor today. navy chief senior biers shielded an american hostage from gunfire and helped in afghanistan. he is the first living s.e.a.l. to receive the medal of honor since the vietnam war. you should learn more about him and this mission too. we have more on our website. incredible story. chris rock is being recognized this morning for redefining the role of oscars host. much of the conversation is focused on how he and the show put racial diversity at the center of the broadcast. michelle miller is here with how rock put the heat on hollywood.
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>> he sure did. good morning. >> reporter: when chris rock signed on to host the award show it was before the oscar white controversy erupted. then it seemed like no host was better fit to address that big white elephant in the room. >> hollywood is sorority racist. it's, like, we like you, rhonda! but you're not a kappa! >> reporter: host chris rock didn't just wade into the diversity controversy of the on oscars, he dove in head-first. >> i'm sure there were no black nominees in '62 and '63 and black people did not protest. why? because we had real things to protest at the time. you know? it's too busy being raped and lynched to care about who won
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>> matt bellami. >> he was very raw and very unafraid to go there in many ways. >> reporter: theit wasn't limited to there. >> i'm a danish girl! these dinnishes are good, girl! >> reporter: binding threat of the night. >> the oscars because i quit, you know? and the last thing i need is to lose another job to kevin hart.
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butt of many of chris rock's jokes, most likely scripted ones, but hart's take was reportedly ad-lib'd. >> i want to take a moment to applaud all of my actors and actresses of color that didn't get nominated tonight. the reason why i say that is because i want them to understand that tonight is not determined the hard work and effort that you put into your craft. at the end of the day, we love what we do and we are breaking major ground doing it. these problems of today. >> reporter: chris rock, kevin hart there both pointed and deliberate. no one was out of bounds from his commentary. chris rock's any way. he took shots at the academy and hollywood establishment and even those protesting the nominations. i guess his point really was, hey, there's some people on the outside boycotting and there needs to be that same voice of dissatisfaction from the inside/out. >> the academy needed this too. >> yes. >> it really did. >> right. this debate. >> right. to be made fun of. >> yeah. >> people were laughing.
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>> as you point out, unsparing and targeting everyone. >> yeah, yeah. sometimes a laugh will go further sometimes to make the point than sometimes a conversation of seriousness. >> michelle, thank you. >> thank you. california school officials are investigating an alleged fight club on a high school campus. several videos of students punching each other surfaced last week prompting complaints from parents. those students are from nevada union high school about an hour north of sacramento. the district superintendent says she only learned about the fight club, alleged fight club recently. but as carter evans shows us, fights may have been going on for years. we should warn you this video is graphic. >> reporter: the video shows students wearing boxing gloves but no protect gear and puckling each other. >> you're bleeding. >> reporter: the fights apparently took place during schoolhouse in a dilapidated building used by the baseball
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>> we immediately opened an investigation. we've shut down the location where the fight has taken place. >> reporter: current and former students told cbs station kovr, the fights have been held for more than a decade with kids getting knocked out and receiving bloody yiy noses and black eyes and going home with concussions. >> parents and coaches have been aware prior to bringing it to our attention. >> no one is trying to, like, i want to beat this kid up. >> reporter: senior james is friends with some of the students in the videos and he insisted they had had no malicious intent. >> just guys having fun. laughing. playing music and boxing. >> reporter: at least three videos were reportedly posted online last week, but have since been deleted. the teenage fighting ring is drawing comparisons to the movie "fight club" about a recreational fighting league for adult men. >> the first rules of fight is you do not talk about fight club. second rule of fight club is you
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>> it really blew my mind. i was surprised that kids get away with things like that. >> reporter: the high school is trying to determine which
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>> good people born there. >> yes, indeed. a massive data breach at the irs was first more than first released. they say over 700,000 social security numbers and other personal information may have been stolen. jan crawford is outside of irs headquarters in washington with the sophisticated fraud. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. so the irs started that get transcript program more than two years ago. now after a nine-month investigation, the irs is saying it has put hundreds of thousands of more people at risk for identity theft. >> somebody was trying to claim a refund using my social security number and i knew something was wrong. >> reporter: not even virginia tax attorney wayne zell was protected from attackers who he says stole his identity. >> i got a form earlier this week stating that somebody had recovered my e-file personal
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i don't have that. >> reporter: the irs is a latest in a series of disclosures. in may 2015 the agency reported cybercriminals accessed some 114,000 taxpayer accounts and that number grew to 334,000. this month the irs says as many as 724,000 victims. >> the irs is, frankly, not doing enough to protect us. >> reporter: steve wisman is an expert in identity theft. >> the very fact it takes them so many months to even analyze the depth of the problem shows that there are probably even more identity theft that is going on. >> reporter: the irs says hackers used personal information gathered from other online sources like bank accounts to answer personal identity questions on the get transcript forms. one possible culprit, irs
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one audit found 6 out of 13 irs approved failed to give information to people. >> we don't use proper passwords. we don't use proper security. >> reporter: the irs is notifying the hacked taxpayers by mail, as well as free identity protection for a year. in a statement, the agency says it's committed to protecting taxpayers on multiple fronts against tax-related identity theft. we are moving quickly to help these taxpayers. >> short of changing your social security number, which i understand only witness protection program victims can do, i don't really have a solution yet. but i think we need to search for one. >> reporter: now, the online kind of download feature, that has been suspended since 2015, but the irs is working to restore that part of the sfgs, but, of course, with enhanced security this time, to better protect taxpayers. >> jan, thank you very much. a beauty website competes
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a beauty website was trying to make up for an oscar night blemish. total beauty posted this photo of whoopi goldberg and said we had no idea oprah was at the academy awards and that is not oprah. gayle king posted this photo on instagram of her daughter kirby next to oprah in response to the mix-up. she wrote, quote, we don't all look alike. geez! total beauty later apologized and said it was our error and
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they plan to donate 10,000 to a charity of whoopi and oprah's choice. oprah has not weighed in. >> that is very, very bad. leonardo dicaprio is a popular star and now an oscar winner. kevin frazier is standing by in los angeles to talk about dah dicaprio's achievement. we will be right back. that's just how i feel that's just how i feel that's just how i feel
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fired the gun is in custody and is cooperating with investigators. we will contiinue to follow this story as it develops. and truckee police department concluded the search for a second missing canoer at donner lake yesterday. officials say they have recovered both bodies. the two men were reported missing at around 5 p-m friday.. at the north-eastern corner of donner lake. friends of the men... who were all vacationing in the area... saw the canoe had capsized and called police. on saturday, police recovered the body of 33-year-old joshua patterson... of cool, california. at around noon yesterday, the body of 34-year-old lucas johnson... of auburn, california... was recovered. authorities say the men were not believed to have been wearing life jackets at the time. time to check your roads with r.j. in the "more f-m" 106.9 traffic center! how's it looking out there, r.j.? no accidents to report. normal slowdowns and congestion in and around the spaghetti bowl, pyramid highway and mccarran,
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good morning to our viewers in the west. it's monday, february 29th, 2016. welcome back to "cbs this morning." there's more real news ahead including more from last night's oscar winners, plus, how single women have transformed history and this presidential race. first, here's today's "eye opener at 8." spotlight was the surprise winner for best picture but the
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lack of racial diversity. marco rubio has discovered his inner donald trump. the instincts to hurl personal insults and see what happens. poll numbers help to explain why clinton is turning her attention away from bernie sanders, training her fire instead on the republican side. donald trump, he seemed to be sort of unable to immediately denounce the kkk and white supremacist. this should not be difficult. this partial cease-fire is holing but the opposition has complained to the united nations of numerous violations. the irs says it has put hundreds of thousands of more people at risk for identity theft. no host was a better fit to address the big white elephant in the room. >> he was not nominated for "concussion" i get it. i get it. you get mad, it's not fair that will was this good and didn't get nominated.
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it's also not fair that will was paid 20 million for "wild wild west." okay? >> i'm charlie rose with norah o'donnell and jeff glor. gayle is off. leonardo dicaprio this morning is finally an academy award winner. the hollywood mega star received his first nomination more than 20 years ago for best supporter actor. he has three previous best leading actor nominations. >> dicaprio's performance is an explorer fighting for survival earned him the covenant award. kevin frazier is at the "e.t." studio. good morning. >> good morning. chris rock rolled in and delivered but the oscar ceremony was also a coronation of sorts for a young man who in the blockbuster declared himself
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>> i do not take tonight for granted. thank you so very much. >> this committed environmentalist took advantage of the worldwide audience as he was named best actor for "the revenant." >> i feel there is a ticking clock out there, a sense of urgency that we all must do something pro-active about this issue. >> dicaprio grew up as a child actor in los angeles and "entertainment tonight," we were there at his first oscars in 1994, he was nominated for best supporting actor for "what's eating gilbert grape." >> being nominated by the people i've been watching for years. >> brie larson. >> she used to deejay for extra money and dreamed of a night like this. >> i watched this on tv every year since i was 7. to be here is part of history. >> while the oscars struggled with diversity, many films that
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of social relevance. alicia vikander's win took us back to the early days of gender re-assignment. >> another film igniting discussion, the real life investigation into sexual abuse by catholic priests "spotlight" earned best picture. >> this film gave a voice to survivors. >> reporter: sam smith won for best original song. he said it might be the first time an openly gay man won an oscar. it wasn't but his heart was in the right place. >> even if it isn't the case, i want to dedicate this to lgbt community all around the world. >> smith beat out lady gaga's nominated song from a documentary called the hunting ground about alleged sexual assaults on college campuses. the performance brought some to tears.
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director winner alejandro gonzalez inarritu. >> i have a 20-year-old girl in college and i think about that. as a father, to see that crisis that still is happening in colleges and what it creates and how powerless they can be, that song was very, very moving. >> it was a magical moment. back to the revenant, when he collected his statue it generated more than 400,000 tweets per minute making it the most tweeted moment in oscar history, beating that star studded selfie that ellen degeneres took. >> yes, there it is. while the nominations were not inclusive, what about the show? >> i have to tell you, i thought that chris rock and also the producer did a fantastic job from survivors of sexual violence to the lgbt community and, of course, racial diversity. the show covered a lot of ground and there really wasn't a wasted
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there were skits about black history month, celebrating jack black. the moviegoers from a come ten theater who were interviewed. there were jokes and even the music that was played seem to have a washington. quincy jones and pherrell came on stage to super fly. paul mccartney wrote another song in the '60s, in the height of the social rights movement. the message was delivered loud and clear. if you missed it, academy president took stage and basically said, hey, y'all, get on the train because change is coming. >> she will be held to that standard after promising that. >> oh, yes. >> kevin frazier, thank you so much. "entertainment tonight" will bring you a complete wrapup of the oscars. that's tonight. check your lollisings. personal attacks are flying in the presidential republican
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tomorrow on super tuesday. voters in two of the states, georgia and texas think donald trump has the most optimistic message. they also say he has the best chance to win in november. according to the cbs news battle ground tracker. trump is getting heavy criticism for not renounceing the public support of former ku klux klan leader david duke. >> he was asked on sunday about duke's endorsement and support from white supremacists in general. he said he wouldn't condemn a group that he knows nothing about. >> ted cruz said racism has no part in politics. >> marco rubio says the gop cannot be a party that refuses to condemn white supremacist. >> trump said this morning he couldn't hear the question because of a bad ear piece. our top political team will bring you super tuesday results tomorrow night in prime time. our coverage begins at 10:00, 9:00 central here on cbs. all right. women are less married to the
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women made up 61% of democratic primary voters in south carolina this weekend, according to cbs exit polling. unmarried women compromised a bigger percentage of female voters than married peers. rebecca traister explores the rise influence and independence of unmarried women in her new book called "all the single ladies."
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of women as independent entities means a redistribution of all kinds of poushwer that has until recently been wielded mostly by men. the book is published by simon and shuster, a division of cbs. we spoke to unmarried women to get their thoughts on dating careers and what makes them feel complete. all the single ladies >> i'm very single right now. >> i'm in a four-year relationship. if you like it you should have put a ring on it >> i'm single as a dollar bill. >> i'm single. >> five years. we're talking big plans right now. >> every single party i get asked do you have a boyfriend, are you dating? >> sometimes you don't find the right one right away. >> i never thought about getting married. i don't think i want to. >> i will be devastated if i
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>> i'm thinking about career goals first. >> i want to able to have enough time for home life and a work life. >> i will always choose my family over my career at the end of the day. >> my career is really important. i can't have a family if i can't support them. >> pushing myself professionally as much as i can is way more of a priority. >> five years from now i plan to have a family, be married. i plan to marry rich, actually. >> the key to me feeling complete is being my truest and most confident self. >> you have to love yourself as a person to love someone that much to be married. >> rebecca traister, good morning. wow, this is a terrific book. i know you spent five years researching and putting it together. what's interesting, what you found, women choosing to be independent, unmarried before they're married. you say it's now become a mass behavior. what does that mean? >> it means that it's not, even
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unprecedented level of economics, sexual, social independence for women it's not a politicized action in many cases. there was the woman that said i want to prioritize career. sometimes there are practical considerations that we would think of as liberating and revolutionary. this has become the pattern. it used to be between 18909 and 1980, the median age of first marriage for women was between 20 and 22 and didn't go higher than that. now it's 27. it's just become a new pattern for adult female life that marriages begin later and often happen not at all. >> in 1960, young women, 60% of young women were married. now it's only 20% of young women. >> how is that changing us? >> it changes everything. >> us meaning general society. >> it changes everything about the way that the nation works. i mean, our government and our social policies and civic institutions are built with one kind of sort of citizenry pattern in mind. that's the married, hetero
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male earner and female domestic laborer. that's not the way the world works anymore. our tax policies, housing policies, schools let out at 3:00 in the afternoon and have big summer vacations. the assumption is there's a number of our population that will be home to take care of the children. the assumption has always been they're women. >> what about pay equity? >> their economic base offen is more solid going into marriages they're beginning later in life. they're less likely to pay as big a toll as they have historically when they've entered marriages in the beginning of their lives and become dependent on their husband. rich. >> right. election right now. >> yes. well in 2012, unmarried women >> of course. >> a quarter of the electorate.
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barack obama 67 to 31 over mitt romney. so -- and because they require a new set of social policies, they're going to have a tremendous impact. so far they've been voting left for bernie. by some number, especially in the pro-dominantly white early states. they're almost certainly going to vote for a democratic candidate over republican. >> we're seeing that in states across the country? >> oh, absolutely. absolutely. >> not just at the presidential level. >> yes, unmarried women vote democratic. they require a whole new set of social policies that democrats are more likely to be behind. >> what about men, too? men are at the same time marrying late. >> yes, they are. the population of single men is growing. one of the differences is historically men have always been able to live more easily independent lives. they have been more easily able to earn their own living, be economically independent, to have sexual lives that were not judged so harshly if they were having sex outside of marriage. that's relatively new for women
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that social independence and have it be a norm instead of a scandalous aberration. >> one of the most fascinating things you point out, the historical significance of single women. this is not the first time they've had a huge impact on our society. >> in the 19th century when so many men went west and were killed during the civil war, there were not as many men on the east coast. some of the women put their energy toward the development of new professions, teaching secondary education. >> nurses in medicine, nursing and medicine. >> absolutely. many of the pioneers and reformers were unmarried women or unconventionally married women. >> you can only help it means penetration in all the major institutions in america. >> absolutely. you see unmarried women rising in politics. we have so few women of color in
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see unmarried women, single mothers, donna edwards running for senate in maryland. you see all kinds of single women rising. they'll be representing a population that has changed from anything we've ever seen before. >> it's fascinating, really fascinating. thank you so much. >> thank you for having me. "all the single ladies" goes on sale tomorrow. an alternative to the academy awards sends a message. you are watching "cbs this morning."u're watching "cbs this morning." zero added sugar, zero artificial sweetener and zero fat. and zero holding me back! oikos triple zero. be unstoppable. mmm dannon soil is the foundation... for healthy plants. just like gums are the foundation for healthy teeth. new colgate total daily repair toothpaste. it helps remineralize enamel and fight plaque germs for healthier teeth and gums.
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i'm really excited by all of the diversity noise that is happening right now. and i am so happy that, finally, hopefully, maybe hollywood is about to wake [ bleep ] up. >> this is after she accepted a statue at the all def movie awards. def jam producer and coproducer russell simmons created the award show. jackson jr. portrayed his father rapper and actor ice cube. >> i want everybody take a look
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if you don't and christ christoph waltz also won. >> ahead, the oscar jokes about race thank you for watching channel 2. i'm john potter reno police are investigating a shooting in the heart of downtown reno the shooting happened at the siris casino on virginia street around midnight last night. police say two male employees of the casino were involved in an altercation that led to one of the suspects pulling a firearm, and shooting the other man. the victim was rushed to the
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r-p-d says the the suspect that fired the gun is in custody and is cooperating with investigators. we will contiinue to follow this story as it develops. yesterday hundreds gathered at sparks high school to honor nevada senator debbie smith. debbie smith passed away at the age of 60 last week, after a year-long fight with brain cancer. at her memorial service, hundreds of people were able to reflect on the impact she had in their lives including debbie's colleagues in the legislature. her son ian and daughter erin also spoke... asking the room of crowded people to take the love that they had for debbie...and to share it with debbie's husband greg... saying he needs it now more than ever. many people attending the memorial service wore gray, a color used by advocates to raise awareness about brain cancer. time to check your roads with r.j. in the "more f-m" 106.9 traffic center! how's it looking out there, r.j.? no accidents to report. debris
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saturday night and said tune in. the analogy. time to show you some of the morning's headlines from around
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buzz aldrin saying we will get to mars by 2040. he believes a staging base on the moon would be needed. the seattle times reports that starbucks plans to open its first shop in italy next year. starbucks hasn't been as self successful in italy than other nations. a man busted for allegedly selling fake hamilton tickets. he is accused of selling two bogus tickets to the hit musical for $175 apiece to a craigslist. he was arrested when the woman's boyfriend set up a sting with police when he tried to sell the same tickets to him. jada pinkett-smith and will smith boycotted last night's ceremony after the nominations were introduced. rock took a jab at them.
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is like me boycotting rihanna's panties! i wasn't invited! oh, that's not an invitation i would turn down. but i understand -- i'm not hating. i understand you're mad. jalen is mad and her man will was not nominated for "concussion." i get it, i get it. i get it, i get it. you get mad. it's not fair that will was this good and didn't get nominated! you're right! it's also not fair that will was paid $20 million for "wild, wild west" okay? >> there are some surprising winners this morning who are celebrating their oscar trophies. mad max and spotlight and revenant took home of the most award last night. mad max led the pack with six.
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fire since no minorities were nominated in the second straight year. chris rock didn't stop there. >> i'm here at the academy awards, otherwise known as the white people's choice awards. you realize if they nominated a host, i wouldn't even get this job! so y'all would be watching neil patrick harris right now. >> wesley morris and elena are here this morning. how did chris rock do? >> i thought he did great. we don't want him to be comfortable. we want him to push the boundary. >> we want him to be chris rock. >> yeah. >> you don't hire him to just be nice to everybody. i think it's interesting that he managed to do a lot of things, like he went after the jada pinkett-smith and will smith
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he really wanted to keep the focus on there not being nominees of color, while also pointing out the fact that the racism -- or the lack of inclusion is pervasive, like he wouldn't get the job irnl. >> heeither. he is providing a context when he gave a historical context for the idea of boycotting. >> both of you gave him straight a's? >> no. >> no. >> i just want to mention one more thing i thought he did was brilliant make the point about there being black oscars and why the gender categories are still in force. i've been saying this -- i wanted to write a story about this and i've been saying three years, the grammys no longer have gender categories. i want to know what would happen -- i think it would change things a lot in terms of how we talk about these things if you eliminated the gender category. >> one of the reasons we continue to have them is women don't tend to lead movies in the
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most of the oscar nominated movies are the story of a hero on a quest. >> i will bet you anything, stuff would change if you just made it support -- ten supporting actor nominees and ten best actor nominees. >> robert de niro says i don't need to slow down my acting because of merle streep. >> not at all. >> not at all. >> you would have a really interesting conversation when those nominations came out, you know, in january and it was 20. >> what did you like or not like about chris is my question. >> i thought something he did either repeated the same jock that he did when he hosted the last time or he made a call back where he did a video bit where he went to a movie theater in a black neighborhood. the last time he hosted it was magic johnson theater in harlem. this year he went to compton. >> there is controversy he wasn't there. >> oh, really?
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he asked movie-goers if they had seen some of the nominate films and the sort of broad answer was no. >> yes. >> it was funny when he did it the first time. >> it was brilliant the first timt. >> but coming back to it, it maybe was a little bit weak from a comedy point of view. >> let's talk about leonardo dicaprio. he used his speech to make a larger point about climate change. good thing? >> oh, absolutely. i think he has been such an activist for environmental causes that would you be surprised if he didn't make that point. >> that is very, as i was saying last night, on brand for leo or leonardo dicaprio because i don't know him! >> did he it smartly? >> yeah. i would have been surprised if he hadn't done it. he has been trumpeting these issues for year. they are real. >> it was a night when a lot of people called out causes that were bigger than the show he themselves which i thought was interesting. it was a moment where people taking the time to use this
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about me winning an award. look at vice president biden and lady gaga putting a call out about stop sexual abuse or the diversity issue obviously. >> the production itself brought out these sexual survivors or these abuse survivors and i thought that was really powerful. >> that said, wesley, you worked in boston and i worked in boston as well. >> yes. >> i worked -- >> the globe. >> you worked at the "globe" which this story is about. "spotlight "spotlight" raced out to the early lead and backed off. this was a little bit of a surprise. >> yes. it wingcame down to three movies. this was -- i mean, when you think about it it's kind of a no-brainer. it's the most important of those, you know, quote, important of those three movies. it's really well made.
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journalism -- >> cheering at home. >> the least divisive between the revenant and that. >> but the narrative also was that sylvester stallone will win for "creed" as best supporting actor? >> people thought he had the edge. and mark rylance was a surprise of the night. even if you think it's a done deal, all of these, you know, front runners are going to win there is usually a surprise that often comes in the supporting categories and to see somebody like rylance honored for the theater actor, honored to "bridge of spies" for a quieter performance than severlsylvester stallone did, i think is nice. >> one final thing to say it reminds me to watch the oscars, i mean, good actors, how many good arks we have and really are people out there who do what they do extraordinarily well. >> yes. no, it's great.
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so-called diversity issue is i don't know who was booking the guests or who said no, but all your actors of color came from tv. they were either abc employees or from some other realm of entertainment. very few of them were american. it was just an interesting optic. >> a subtext that other streams of entertainment are doing it better perhaps than movies. >> here they are to give movie awards to people who -- >> served -- >> yes. >> thank you for being here. >> thanks for having us. >> great to have you here. >> thank you both.
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mpaign.org if you're waking up a little groggy from your oscars party, you may not have noticed that today is a leap day. but what exactly does that mean? jamie wax takes us through times loophole. >> reporter: good morning. that's right.
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squeeze an extra day into february. except we don't add an extra day every four of that years, it's divisible by 100 unless it's divisible by 400. in that sounds, confusing it is! we started to dig into leap years and figure out what it's about and started with one very special leap day birthday embrace the latter. but why does daisy's birthday
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years? >> reporter: do you know why we have a leap year? >> no. >> no. >> probably something about the sun? >> to do with the seasons and global warming. >> i don't know. el nino? >> reporter: we decided it might be best to consult an expert. here is theoretical futurist michio kaku. why do we have a leap year? >> you go around the sun is 365 days is what we learn in school, no? mother nature made it 365 hours plus five hours and 49 minutes and a few odd seconds. that means that every year, we have to compensate for one quarter of a day. so after four years, we have to add one more day. >> reporter: when did we figure out the need for this extra day?
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julius caesar realized the calendar they were going after wasn't working. together they realized what the egyptians had discovered we need an extra day every four years to stay on track, so he instituted the julien calendar. but even that wasn't quite right. see? the solar year is actually only .242 days longer than the calendar year and not an even.25. when we add a full day every four years, we are left with a surplus of roughly 11 minutes every year, and that can start to add up. so, finally, in 1582, pope gregory 17th fixed the glitch and instituted the calendar we still follow today. how is it different? i'll let michio kaku explain. >> 11 minutes difference in one year's rotation builds up. and that is why the pope had to intervene and say we have to tweak the julien calendar one more time.
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1600, that is divisible by 400, there was a leap year, but in 1700 and 1800 and 1900, no, no leap year. then the year 2000 there was a leap year. >> yes. >> reporter: luckily, we have digital watches to account for all this. >> this particular watch has a wheel in it that turns run revolution every four years to accommodate the extra day. >> reporter: someone engineered a wheel that turns once every four years? >> yes. >> reporter: many of us have to adjust the date on our watches at the end of every everybody but this one does that for you. >> this hand represents the date. >> reporter: in order to see how it works, we looked at one under a microscope. >> a cycle of 48 months for the leap year, so we have a cam of 48. we have 48 lobes and each lobe represents a month. >> reporter: it takes over a
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watch and it will set you back around $85,000. so you have four years to save up for the next leap year. around the world, leap year traditions vary. in greece, it's considered bad luck to get married any day of a leap year. up north a british tradition says february 29th is the only day a woman can propose marriage to a man. for daisy, her birthday tradition has always been a nice dinner with family and friends. but this year is different. after all, it's not every day you turn 25! one last thing to think before this leap year morning. if you haven't left for work yet, you may want to consider just staying home! after all, if you're a salaried employee your company is getting an extra day of work from you this year for free! >> good point, jamie! >> i wish i knew that before i came to work today. >> what a great story. >> cool stuff. thank you.
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good morning thank you for watching channel 2. i'm john potter reno police are investigating a shooting in the heart of downtown reno the shooting happened at the siris casino on virginia street around midnight last night. police say two male employees of the casino were involved in an altercation that led to one of the suspects pulling a firearm, and shooting the other man. the victim was rushed to the hospital and his conditions are still unknown.
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fired the gun is in custody and is cooperating with investigators. we will contiinue to follow this story as it develops. and truckee police finished their search for a second missing canoer at donner lake yesterday, and now they have recovered both bodies. the two men were reported missing at around 5 p-m friday.. at the north-eastern corner of donner lake. their friends...who were all vacationing in the area... saw the canoe had capsized and called police. saturday, police pulled the body of 33-year-old joshua patterson of cool, california out of the water. at around noon yesterday, the body of 34-year-old lucas johnson of auburn, california was recovered. authorities tell us the men were apparantly not wearing life jackets when they went into the water. yesterday hundreds gathered at sparks high school to honor nevada senator debbie smith. debbie smith passed away at the age of 60 last week, after a year-long fight with brain cancer. at her memorial service, hundreds of people were able to reflect on the impact she had in their lives including
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legislature. her son ian and daughter erin also spoke... asking the room of crowded people to take the love that they had for debbie...and to share it with debbie's husband greg... saying he needs it now more than ever. many people attending the memorial service wore gray, a color used by advocates to raise awareness about brain cancer. let's send it over to meteorologist jeff martinez now for a weather update. good morning, jeff! partly cloudy and mild today with highs in the mid to upper 60s and light winds. low 70s are on tap for tuesday and wednesday, with a breezy thursday and a chance for showers by this sunday. have a great day!
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wayne: yes! whoo! - money! wayne: hey! jonathan: it's a trip to iceland. wayne: you've got the big deal of the day. - let's make a deal! jonathan: it's time for "let's make a deal." now here's tv's big dealer, wayne brady. wayne: hey, america. welcome to "let's make a deal." i'm wayne brady. here we go. who wants to make a deal? two people. you in the middle.
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alberto. everybody else have a seat. have a seat. let's get this started. let's get this on the road. angelica. - yes. wayne: nice to meet you, angelica. - likewise. wayne: so what do you do? - can i get a hug? wayne: oh, come here. that is the best part of this job, for real. now what do you do, angelica? - i'm a director of customer relations. wayne: a director of customer relations. so what do you do as a director of customer relations? - i keep the customers happy. wayne: what type of company do you work for? - resort. wayne: resort. so do you ever speak to people on the phone? - i do, all the time. wayne: so you handle it when they lose it? - i do. wayne: okay, let's do a little role playing. so let's do role playing. (ringing phone sound effect) hello. - good afternoon. wayne: i want my money back. - i'm sorry, i apologize. can you explain to me what happened? wayne: i checked in, i checked in, and then i went in my room. i'm like, "this room ain't big enough." so i went back, said i want a big room. he said you don't have big rooms. but i want a big room. - okay.

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