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captioning funded by cbs it's friday, april 8th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." the presidential candidates are in a new york state of mind, taking swipes to win over voters and proving they have got the stomach for new york politics. the search widens for the man in the hat. the new video of the brussels suspect virtually vanishing after the attack. >> top down on the convertible. that is kind of nuts. >> reporter: doughnuts, spin-outs and selfies. see the ride that captivated l.a. for hours. and saved from the flames. a bear cub gets a new lease on life and a new name.
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good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters in new york. i'm meg oliver in for anne-marie green. what is turning out to be a critical primary in new york is 11 days away. with each passing day, the democrats are sounding more like the republicans, unleashing angry personal attacks. meanwhile, republican front-runner donald trump is rejiggering his campaign, as he works to overcome recent campaign setbacks. a new national poll indicates that trump has work to do. 7 in 10 people, including close to half of republican voters, have an unfavorable view of trump. don champion is here in new york with much more. >> good morning, meg. the stakes are high for the presidential front-runners in new york, especially hillary clinton. her rival bernie sanders maintains he still has a path to the nomination and he believes it starts with winning new york. on the republican side, donald
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trump has a strong lead here and is preparing himself for a fight over delegates. with the contested convention looming, donald trump is preparing for a fight. thursday, he put veteran republican strategist paul manafort in charge of convention preparations and organizing delegates. trump also picked up endorsement of former new york city mayor rudy giuliani. on the campaign trail, rival ted cruz building support in brooklyn and so-called new york values. >> what that means is the policies of liberal democratic politicians have been hurting the people of new york for a long, long time. >> reporter: running second in new york, john kasich said he is swaying support from trump and cruz. >> we are going to pick up delegates here and all over the northeast and down in maryland, and we are going to go to a convention. >> reporter: ahead of the new york primary, the democratic race is growing even more heated. in an interview with cbs' charlie rose thursday, bernie
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sanders was unapologetic saying rival hillary clinton is not qualified for president. >> if we are getting attacked every single day by the clinton campaign, i want them to know, we are going to respond in kind. >> reporter: clinton, who leads sanders by ten points in the state, fired back. >> i'm going to trust the voter of new york who know me and have voted for me three times. >> reporter: wyoming will hold a democratic caucus tomorrow. now there are only 18 total delegates up for grabs for the democrats tomorrow. here in new york, 291 total are on the line. sanders and clinton will be campaigning again across the state today. meg? >> don champion here in new york for us, thank you. back to charlie rose's interview now with bernie sanders. charlie pressed the senator on whether he believes former secretary of state hillary clinton has a resume for the oval office. >> do you believe secretary clinton is unqualified to be president? >> well, does secretary clinton
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believe that i am unqualified to be president? >> why can't you simply say yes? she has some of the -- a first-rate resume -- >> absolutely. >> in terms of a life and public service and she is one of the most qualified people. >> she has -- >> to run. >> -- years of experience. >> what should she say? >> i have some experience too. i have a pretty good record in congress, as a senator, as a mayor. i think i am qualified to be president. so to answer your question, you're right, we should not get into this tit for tata and we should be debating the issues facing america. all i am saying if the people are going to attack us and distort our record, as has been the case time and time again, i'm going to respond. >> this could happen to anyone but hillary clinton's ride on a new york city subway yesterday didn't go as smoothly as she had hoped. it took the senator five tris to get the subway card to work. she eventually got through.
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john kasich clearly has a stomach for new york politics. kasich downed two plates of spaghetti and half a sandwich during a campaign stop at a deli yesterday in the bronx. former president bill clinton confronted protesters during an appearance for his wife in philadelphia. the protesters took issue with the impact his 1994 prime reforms have had on black americans. black lives matter activists have circulated video of hillary clinton defending the reforms, calling young people super predators. >> i don't know how you would characterize the gang leaders who got 13-year-old kids hooked up on crack and sent them down on the street to murder other african-american children! maybe you thought they were good citizens! she didn't! >> hillary clinton has said since she regretted her language. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will discuss the presidential campaign with
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former republican candidate senator lindsey graham. this morning, an intense search is under way for a man who escaped from a washington state psychiatric hospital. anthony garver was seen purchasing a bus ticket from seattle to spokane. he is considered armed and dangerous. garver and another man escaped from a hospital the other night. the other man was captured. garver is accused of torturing a woman to death but found too mentally ill to stand trial. police in texas are looking for a suspect of a university of texas student's murder. police are looking for this man on the bike. this video was taken on sunday night on the area on campus where the body of 18-year-old haruka weiser was found. she was last seen sunday night leaving the classroom of a building. her body was discovered in a creek. investigators are hoping a new evidence leads to the arrest in the brussels terror attack.
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holly williams walks us through the so-called video of the "man in the hat." >> reporter: we don't know his name and his face is a blur, but if he is caught, the man in the hat, as he is now known, could reveal vital information about isis cells in europe. the two other men in this security camera image blew themselves up in brussels airport, killing 16 people. but the new video shows the third man walking away and then into the heart of the city. at one point, he breaks into a slow jog, but the rest of the time, he appears calm. his distinctive jacket disappears in the later videos and police hope that if it's discovered, it could help them find him. he's last seen here, nearly two hours after the airport bombings, in this scarvick neighborhood, where a police raid targeted the apartment the three men set off from, finding bomb making materials and an
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isis flag. after missing clues that an attack might be eminent, the belgian authorities are under pressure to find the man in the hat, but he could be hiding in plain sight. salah abdeslam, the suspected logistics man behind the attacks in paris in november was able to hide out in brussels for four months before he was finally captured. it's thought he relied on friend in the neighborhood where he grew up, an area that has now become infamous as a breeding ground for extremists. holly williams, cbs news. a victim of the brussels attack is back home in utah and says he is lucky to be alive. joseph empey, a mormon missionary, was at the brussels airport. he had just gotten online to check in when the first bomb went off a few feet away. it took him a while to regain consciousness. >> is there lots of debris, lots
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of smoke. there is a few fires, and there are people running out of the building, there are people that are laying on the ground. and it was pretty scary. >> empey suffered severe burns and his lower body was riddled with shrapnel. a ride hailing company uber will pay $10 million to settle a lawsuit alleged. prosecutors say uber falsely claimed of those drivers. uber says it's changed the way it checks out prospective drivers. coming up on the "morning news." freeway follies. a police chase in los angeles ends with people cheering the suspects. the coast guard raids a
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look at the tour bus. the tour bus is actually trying to -- he is trying to get out of the way. >> title this one on "to live and drive in l.a." two burglary suspects led police on a two-hour chase yesterday, driving in the rain with the top down. the pair did doughnuts on hollywood boulevard. officers said they backed away several times for safety reasons. when the suspects finally stopped, bystanders high-fived them before they were arrested. coast guard men regarded a dramatic scene during a drug bust at sea. six tons of cocaine was seized off panama's pacific coast. they peg the street value of the drugs at $2 million. they say the smuggers were using a semisubmersible boat. a trooper is fired for an alleged preaching problem and
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south carolina weighs in on a bathroom problem. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the washington post" reports that south carolina's governor doesn't see the need for a transgender bathroom law in her state. a bill introduced this week would require bathroom use based on gender assigned at birth. north carolina is facing backlash after passing a similar law. the indianapolis star reports the firing of an indiana state trooper for preaching. two lawsuits in the last two years claim brian hamilton spoke to drivers about jesus during traffic stops. he allegedly asked one driver if she had been saved. he was a 14-year veteran of the force. "the new york times" reports an admission from britain's leader prompted by the panama papers. david cameron says he and his wife profited from his father's offshore holdings. cameron says he sold the shares before he became prime minister and paid the required tax. buzzfeed reports that same-sex marriage is now legal
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. state your name for the record. >> jen osa. >> "star wars" fans are finally getting a glimpse at the franchise's next installment. the trailer released for rogue one a "star wars" story set before 1977's "star wars" episode four a new hope, fans won't have to wait too long to see the film. it's due in theaters this december. on the cbs "moneywatch," a settlement in gm's effective ignition situation and the first whole foods store is set to open. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. a falling dollar and overseas interest rate sent
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stocks on wall street to their biggest loss in a month and a half. the dow fell 174 points and s&p lost 24, the nasdaq finished 72 points lower. general motors settled a third lawsuit related to faulty ignition switches that are linked to 124 deaths. gm recalled about 2.5 million trucks and cars in 2014 but the automaker admits it knew about the problem for more than a decade. six cases expected to set patterns for the remaining lawsuits are scheduled for this year. the first was dismissed and the second determined the ignition switch was not to blame for the crash. chevron is cutting 655 oil related jobs in houston. the cuts target chevron office workers including executives, engineers and geologists. the cut is part of a company-wide layoff of 4,000 workers that was announced last october. federal regulators approved gwinnett's purchase of a group for 280 million. journal media owns publications throughout the midwest and
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south, including the milwaukee journal sentinel and the commercial appeal in memphis. gwinnett's employer is "usa today." whole foods is opening first store in los angeles next month. the budget friendly stores are called 365 and designed to cater to younger shoppers, 18 to 34-year-old millennials who want all-natural food but lower prices. the 365 stores will reduce prices by having fewer workers and products. hopefully, us nonmillennials can get in there also. >> exactly. jill wagner at the new york stock change, thank you. coming up on "cbs this morning," we will speak with christine lagarde of the international monetary fund. a bear cub singed by flames gets a little help from florida fire officials.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. nasa is thinking outside the capsule when can comes to the future of livable quarters in space. the space agency is experimenting with expandible habitats where crew members could live and work. they weigh less and take up less space on a rocket than typical living structures. nasa says, if successful, these units could pave the way for moon bases and mars expeditions. firefighters in florida have been battling wildfires this week. several homes were lost, but a bear cub was saved. poor little guy! meet smoky jr., named by the firefighters who saved him. the crusade they were battling the flames when smoky jr. came
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wandering out of the woods. >> he's got some minor burns. looks like on the bottom of his feet, maybe on his lips. but you certainly survivable if cared for. >> so cute. smoky jr. will be rehabbed by wildlife experts and let back into the wild. the end of an era. the last "american idol" was crowned last night ending the iconic talent shos's 15 season run. 24-year-old trent harmon earned his way to a win. the show was a ratings powerhouse during its early run that has seen sharp viewership losses in years past. the first round of the masters is in the book with a familiar sight at the top of the leaderboard. jordan spieth is leading the field against posting six birdies and no bogeys since winning the green jacket a year ago. spieth made history with thursday's performance. he is the first player in masters history to hold the outright lead in five consecutive rounds.
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. the race for the democratic presidential nomination has turned decidedly negative. bernie sanders said hillary clinton is unqualified for office. they face off in the miami caucus tomorrow. 11 days before the new york primary, donald trump is rejiggering his campaign, while ted cruz tried to explain his remarks about new york values. new evidence in the search for a suspect in the brussels terrorist attacks. just released video shows the so-called "man in the hat" calmly walking away from the airport into the heart of the city. his jacket appears in later video. he is last seen nearly two hours after the bombings. a sport is physically
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demanding and at times dangerous. athletes use buildings and structures as jumping points. as barry petersen reports, a war-torn region has become an unlikely playground. >> reporter: a war blasted hug and at an apartment building in gaza becomes a perfect stage for parker, an extreme sport blending gymnastics with military training developed for a military obstacle course. how many wars have you seen in your lives? >> three. >> reporter: three wars is in the men on there parker team call themselves three-run gaza. for surviving three wars and they cannot leave because gaza is blockade. parker makes us feel free says this man. nothing is holding you back. gaza is ruined and twisted cities are an improbableably perfect outlet for their
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exuberance. they don't see danger but challenge. leaps and twists from floor to debris-strewn floor, ever higher to the rooftop. if you look over there, you see the israeli watch tower. what do you want them to think when they see you jumping and running? no matter how much they destroy or kill, hamza says of the israelis, i will still dance and have fun. there is already enthusiasm from the next generation, eager for drills and teaching how safety comes from practice. mohammed is the team's coach and its philosopher. we love life and hope, he says, and peace. so what an outsider sees as death-defined, the men of three run gaza see as life affirming. all around is sadness, they say, but in the air, in the moment,
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is a sheer joy of youth. barry petersen, cbs news, gaza. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," photo ops that didn't go exactly as planned. plus a preview of tonight's rock 'n' roll hall of fame induction ceremony. that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm meg oliver. have a great day.
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. it is parade day in philly. in just a few hours our national champions, villanova wildcats, will be marching down market street. what you need to know if you're going to the parade or just looking to avoid the gridlock. >> but will the weather hold out for the parade? snow coming this weekend, katie times it out. >> amtrak demanding changes right now. we'll tell but them, plus, new details about sunday's deadly crash. >> today is friday, april 8th, good morning, i'm jim donovan. >> i'm brooke thomas. we're getting your day started with a check on weather and traffic with katie and meisha. >> happy friday. serious accident on

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