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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, april 13th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." with the gop on a collision course to a brokered convention, how speaker paul ryan says count him out. but points to a potential pick for alternatives. ted cruz or donald trump? >> the people of north carolina are entitled to both privacy and equality. >> a change of heart for north carolina's governor. with an executive action, he tweaks his state's so-called bathroom bill but keeps the most controversial part in place. a blow to health officials hoping to stop the spread of the zika virus in the united states.
lawmakers short-changed the fight against the virs with the president calling their actions ultimately insufficient. and another round of wild weather slams the south. a look at the damage texas will be waking up to this morning. 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. the speaker of the house says he won't run for president this year no matter what happens at the gop convention. this morning, candidates from both parties are battling to delegates. they suggest the races are tightening. hillary clinton and bernie sanders are tied among democratic voters and hena daniels has our report. >> reporter: speaker of the
house paul ryan says count him out at the republican party has a contested convention this summer. >> i do not want, nor will i accept the nomination for our party. >> reporter: ryan has advice for the delegates. >> i believe that you should only choose from a person who is actually participated in the primary. >> reporter: donald trump is ahead in the delegate count but may not get enough to clench before july. mathematically ted cruz has a slim chance and john kasich has none. but kasich told cbs news anchor scott pelley that he can win the nomination at an open convention. >> virtually every poll, i am the only one that beats hillary clinton. >> reporter: trump is slamming the nominating process. >> the rules are no good when you have to play dirty tricks in order to pick up delegates, okay? >> reporter: on the democratic side, hillary clinton is 12 to 14 points ahead of bernie sanders in the polls here in new york. sanders has beaten clinton in seven of the last eight
contests. he is counting on that momentum to carry him to an upset. >> we will win a major victory here in new york next tuesday. >> reporter: clinton is courting female voters, demanding equal pay for women. >> the last time i checked, there's no discount for being a woman. >> reporter: hena daniels for cbs news, new york. this morning, hillary clinton has picked up an endorsement from the new york "daily news." reading "prepared. warrior. realist." >> reporter: trump's daughter ivanka slammed new york voter retchi registration rules during a town hall meeting last night. she and her brother eric will not be able to vote for their father next tuesday because they missed the voter deadline. >> we are not a politician
family. we haven't been in politics very long. new york required us to register close to a year ago and we didn't do that. we found out about it sort of after the fact. >> ivanka trump says she has always been an independent and calls the campaign a great educational experience. north's governor says that he is changing part of a controversial new law affecting the rights of gays, lesbian, and transgender people. there has been a growing backlash to the law that knocked down several discriminating measures. governor pat mccrory says he has been listening to the feedback. >> based on the beadback i am taking action to confirm the state's equality and to that end today i've signed an executive order with the goal of achieving that fine balance. >> the executive order expands the equal employment policy for state employees to include
sexual orientation and gender and he ask will the legislature to install for state workers to sue over state court to discrimination but the access to public toilets, that remains. gay rights activists say mccr y mccrory's actions simply don't go far enough. this morning, southern texas is under the threat of severe thunderstorms and damaging hail. severe thunderstorm watches are post for the area. monday night, northern texas got hit. last night, hail pounded the san antonio area. some damage, but no injuries are reported. barring an 11th hour deal some 40,000 verizon employees are expected to go on strike this morning. workers from massachusetts to virginia are affected. verizon supplies local phone and internet service to millions on the east coast and cell phone service through verizon wireless. workers want increased pay and improved working conditions. the texas teenager who used affluenza as a defense in a
fatal drunk driving wreck is scheduled to appear in adult court this morning. ethan couch turned 19 on monday. he got ten years probation for the wreck that killed four. his lawyers argued he could not tell right from wrong because he was so spoiled by his parents. he would be ordered to spend 120 days in prison because of his adult conviction. follows a warning by u.s. health officials that zika is scarier than first thought. don champion is in new york. >> reporter: the bill will help companies study treatment for zeika zika. scientists are growing even more concerned about the effects of the virus.
president obama says the measure does not go far enough. the administration wants 1.9 billion dollars in emergency funds to combat the virus. in a statement tuesday night, the president called the house major a small step forward, saying it's ultimately insufficient on its own. >> everything we look at with this virus seems to be scarier than we initially thought. >> reporter: the development comes just days after federal health officials sounded the alarm. the virus is linked to the birth defect microcephaly and now growing concerns that zika goes after neurological tissue. it seems the virus is attracted to brain tissue and we worry in humans that this virus may destroy nerve tissue or attack brain cells. >> reporter: this 46-year-old landscaper who does not want to be identified came down with zika after traveling to brazil last month. he says the symptoms were unbearable. >> the rash.
a lot of redness all over my body. itching a lot. probably got to 110 temperature of fever. >> reporter: the mosquito that spreads the virus is currently present in about 30 u.s. states. health experts say they don't wide outbreaks in the continental u.s. but warn we need to be ready. from fighting the ebola outbreak will also be used to fight zika. lawmakers also authorized about $6 million in emergency funding. it is important to note that most people who get zika recover completely. >> don champion here in new york, thanks a lot, don. friends and relatives filled a seattle church. lnye has been missing since friday but police believe she was a murder victim. the 40-year-old woman was remembered for her dedication as a nurse and her devotion to her three daughters. the man suspected of killing
ingrid lnye is held on bail of $2 million. john carlton appeared yesterday in seattle court. he was arrested monday after body parts believed to be those of lyne were found in a recycling bin. police in new orleans say they found a fully loaded handgun in will smith's car. former nfl player was fatally shot saturday in what police believe was a road rage incident. who owned the gun is not known. smith's wife and two other people were in the car at the time. the law firm connected to the panama papers corruption scandal was raided by investigators. agents led by panama's attorney general took papers yesterday. documents leaked from the firm to the media indicate that it created tax shelters for the wealthy. coming up on the "morning news." prosecuting rape. a california waive laemting
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apple about the flaw isn't known. "the new york times" reports a call for reform at a texas jail where a black woman died last july. the investigation criticized the treatment and medical screening of inmates at the waller county jail in hempstead. sander bland was arrested during a traffic stop and died three days later and it was ruled a suicide. "the seattle times" reports the firing of a psychiatric hospital chief after the escape of two dangerous patients. they say it's the latest of a series of problems at the facility. the escape year, including an accused killer, have been recaptured. the los angeles reports a plan to prosecute sex crimes no matter how long ago they took place. the state's current statute of limitations in rape cases is ten years. the oregonian reports that
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here is another look at this morning's top stories. speaker of house paul ryan ruled out a run for the white house this year. ryan says he will not accept the republican nomination if drafted at the convention. meanwhile, hillary clinton and bernie sanders are hunting for votes ahead of tuesday's critical new york primary. and president obama is expected to sign a measure to give an incentive for companies to develop a vaccine for the zika virus. they say the virus is scarier than initially thought and may cause neurological issues in adults. off dana point, california, a rescue of a giant sea turtle was caught on video. stacy butler of our los angeles
station kcbs reports. >> biggest one i've ever seen in high life. >> reporter: when saw this sea turtle off dana point sunday, his only thought was to free him. >> i knew i had to do and i didn't know what to expect. >> reporter: without a wet suit or a plant, he grabbed a knife. >> just keep going like this. i'm going to jump off and grab on to him. i'm going to take it off here. >> reporter: seconds later, he jumped. he says the cord was wrapped around the turtle's body. he cut quickly but careful not to hurt the turtle. >> i pulled myself up. he stayed pretty much on the surface the whole time. i got him. i got it cut off as much as possible and it looked pretty free and swam pretty fast away from me after that. >> reporter: the native hawaiian say his aunt and grandmother on
the big island often saved sea turtles, considered sacred animals in their family. this was his first rescue. in hawaiian tradition, the symbol is a sea turtle. seven years ago, he had a turtle tattooed on his arm. >> i thought it was pretty cool. any time you can help them out when they need help. i kind of felt like he knew i was there to help him. >> that was stacy butler reporting. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," concerns about long tsa lines ahead of the summer travel season. plus, we will take you to the white house science fair and meet some of the participants. and actress and goop founder gwyneth paltrow joins us in the studio. that is the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day.
tens of thousands office verizon workers are just 90 minutes from the strike, what is keeping two sides from an agreement and potential impact to customers. and, contested convention? g.o.p. front runner donald trump weighs in on that possibility plus hillary clinton pick up several major endorsements we have lateness campaign 2016. kobe bryant calling it a career, pride of the lower merion takes the court for final time tonight and wait until you hear how much tickets are selling for right now. today is wednesday, april 13th good morning i'm's jim donovan. i'm brook thomas. after two rainy start we are warming up getting your day started with a check of weather and traff