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it's wednesday, april 20th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ if i can make it there ♪ >> new york, new york. empire state voters deliver big wins for donald trump and hillary clinton in their home state. both front-runners scored a slew of delegates. what will it take to tie up the nomination? severe storms continue to pound the south while the death toll from devastating floods ticks up, southern states bracing for even more wild weather today. and president obama lands in saudi arabia this morning hoping
to ease tensions with a key ally during a time of turmoil. during a time of turmoil. ♪ captioning funded by cbs good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs headquarters in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. presidential front-runners hillary clinton and donald trump got what they needed -- decisive wins in the new york primary that will help solidify their leads as the general election gets closer. trump won 60%, winning all but one county. hillary clinton beat sanders, beating his long string of caucus victories. we have more from hena daniels. >> reporter: donald trump and hillary clinton inch closer to the nominations after a huge win in their home state. >> there's no place like home. [ applause ] >> reporter: hillary clinton triumphed against bernie sanders in new york's primary, picking
up at least 135 of the 247 delegates at stake. speaking from manhattan last night, the democratic front-runner turned her attention to the general election, mentioning her rival only once. >> and to all the people who supported senator sanders, i believe there is much more that unites us than divides us. [ cheers ] >> reporter: sanders was counting on a victory in new york to stop clinton from clinching the party nomination. following the loss, he blasted the state's primary voting system for leaving registered independents out. >> people should have the right to participate in a primary and vote for their candidate for president of the united states. >> reporter: on the republican side, donald trump rode a wave of support from men, women, outsiders, and conservatives to victory in his home state. after picking up a majority of the 95 delegates at stake, the
gop front-runner says he's the only republican candidate with a path to securing the nomination. >> we have won millions of more votes than senator cruz, millions and millions of more votes than governor kasich. we're really, really rocking. >> reporter: despite finishing third in new york, ted cruz still hopes to unify the party behind him. >> join me now on this journey of less talk and more action. >> reporter: the presidential contenders are now looking to next tuesday when five states hold their presidential primaries. exit polls show voters that want an outsider in the white house voted for donald trump. as for hillary clinton, it was supporters who want to continue president barack obama's policies that showed their support. anne-marie? >> hena daniels, thanks a lot. as it polls, democrats are ready to rally around the party nominee. nearly seven out of ten sanders supporters said they would definitely or probably vote for clinton.
65% of new york democratic voters say clinton has the better chance of beating donald trump in the general election. cbs news estimates that hillary clinton picked up at least 135 delegates in new york. she now has about 80% of the delegates she needs to clinch the nomination. with the help of superdelegates, she could have enough delegates by mid-may. donald trump now has 844 delegates after picking up at least 89 of the 95 delegates up for grabs here in new york. he is now the only republican candidate with a chance to clinch the nomination before july's convention. demarco morgan and cbs elections director anthony silvanto looked at the gop race. when we look at the republican side to your point, you see that donald trump picks up another win. he's won more than ted cruz and won in every region of the country. here again in the northeast, just about swept the northeast here, the south, of course, upper midwest and then west. as we go forward, though, that's what you want to watch -- >> reporter: listening to your
every word. >> as we go forward, we're going to fill in this gap here in a couple of weeks. so pennsylvania, delaware, rhode island, that all might lean toward trump. then we'll head here in may, washington, oregon, eventually montana, might be more cruz -- >> reporter: going to the convention? i would love to have a front row seat. i think it's going to be like a mayweather fight. everybody wants to see it take place. >> it could be the event of the century. we're not there yet because of this state right here. because of california. >> reporter: california. >> that's going to vote at the end of june. if donald trump is going to clinch, he needs big wins throughout. then it will be a squeaker, and california will decide when it puts him over the top or we go to cleveland. >> trump has called the nominating process rigged and says since he has the most votes he should be the nominee. new york republicans appear to agree. 68% say if no one has a delegate majority, the candidate with the most votes should be the
nominee. and the majority of new york republicans want the next president to be an outsider. coming up on "cbs this morning," we'll discuss the new york primary and what comes next with cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson. now to the severe weather in southeast texas where at least seven people have been killed by raging floodwaters. more showers and thunderstorms expected today in the southern plain and western gulf coast states. flooding there began sunday night and has begun to recede in many areas. thousands have been forced from their homes. yesterday, there was a new round of evacuations including residents from an assisted living facility. some were in wheelchairs. >> i like adventure, show to ought to be all right. i'm not afraid. i'm crying, but i'm not afraid. >> houston schools are scheduled to reopen today. classes have been canceled for two days. and today, the michigan attorney general is expected to
criminally charge three government employees for alleged wrongdoing in the flint water crisis. for 18 months, flint's water source was switched to save money, and residents used improperly treated, lead-tainted water. the charges include violating michigan's drinking water law, official misconduct, and evidence tampering. president obama arrives in saudi arabia this morning. mr. obama is attending a security summit but hopes to ease tensions with a key u.s. ally. the saudis threatened to sell up to $750 billion in u.s. assets if congress passes a bill that would -- could make it liable for damages related to the 9/11 attacks. the president opposes the measure:t. the chances of finding more survivors from the massive earthquake in ecuador are fading. distraught family members hoping against hope. saturday's quake destroyed or damaged some 1,500 buildings leaving over 20,000 homeless. more than 500 people were
killed. in southern japan, recovery teams continue to find bodies there four days after a powerful earthquake. searchers on wednesday located the body of a man in a landslide-hit area bringing the death toll to 48. three people remain missing. a top fbi official told congress encryption is making it harder and harder to access information from digital devices. amy hess testifying on capitol hill yesterday said that was all the cell phones seized in the last six months, passwords prevented the agency from gaining access about 13% of the time. she also defended the department's use of a third party to crack the phone used in the san bernardino attack. coming up on the "morning news," searching in a deadly shooting case -- sentencing, rather, in a deadly shooting a former new york city cop learns his fate for shooting an unarmed black man. and trapped by ice, stuck killer whales get a hand.
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[ sounds ] that sound is a cry for help from a killer whale. four orcas became trapped in icy water off sacaline island. boaters jumped in and led them to safety. police warn murder suspects may be headed to mexico, and a new york cop spared jail time. "the new york times" reports that a former city officer will serve no prison time in a deadly shooting. peter liang was sentenced yesterday to probation and community service for the killing two years ago in a dark brooklyn stairwell. the judge reduced the jury's manslaughter conviction to criminally negligent homicide. that infuriated the victim's family. >> what happened to the justice?
he cannot breathe or speak to his daughter. >> liang apologized to the family saying the shooting was accidental. the "seattle times" reports two brothers accused of murder may helped to mexico. it's believed tony and john reed killed a washington couple last week. they got cash and exchanged cars with two men in phoenix. the "washington post" reports a court victory for a transgender teenager in virginia. a federal appeals court ruled that gavin grimm's discrimination case against a school board may go forward. grimm, born female, was banned from using boys' bathrooms. "the salt lake tribune" reports that utah is the first state to declare pornography as a public health crisis. the measures signed by the governor yesterday does not ban anything. businesses are being urged to keep young people from seeing porn at public wi-fi sites. the "los angeles times" reports a settlement in an $11 million lawsuit brought by members of a book club against a
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announces big cuts, and mcdonald's builds a bigger burger. stocks on wall street finished mostly higher, though. the dow jones industrials gained 49 points. the s&p 500 rose six points. the tech-heavy nasdaq composed fell 19. chipmaking giant intel is cutting 12,000 jobs, that's about 11% of its work force. intel says there will be vary and involuntary depap -- departures from operations worldwide. most affected workers will be notified in 60 days. intel is reorganizing in the face of declining sales in personal computers. intel says it hopes the cuts will save $1.4 billion annually. google is expected to be charged with breaking europe's antitrustrules. the e.u. says google unfairly favors google services like its search engine and google maps. the charges known as statement of objections could be filed as early as today. the u.s. is also looking into when google broke antitrust laws. coke is getting a new look.
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has about 80% of the delegates needed to clinch the nomination. the win gave clinton momentum after losing a series of contests to sanders. she said victory is in sight. and donald trump coasted to victory in new york, winning every county except the borough of manhattan. trump captured 60% of the new york vote and most of the state's 95 delegates. he is now the only republican candidate with a chance to win the nomination before the convention. a georgia roller coaster offers a new thrill for those who simply aren't satisfied with just the stomach-churning, typical ride.
cnet.com explains. >> reporter: a new twist to the daredevil dive at six flags over georgia. [ screams ] >> reporter: in addition to the descent, vertical drop, and dive loop, it's the first virtual reality roller coaster in north america. >> it takes you away like you're in a completely different place as opposed to just being on a roller coaster. >> reporter: while hurtling toward the ground and whipping around turns, your headset makes you blind to the outside world. >> you look straight ahead, and the samsung gear vr headset bluetooths to a box inside the roller coaster. as soon as you leave the station, you are now a co-pilot in a fighter jet-set out to save mankind in a hangar. >> reporter: you can't see the person next to you or what's coming next in the ride which can be good if you're afraid of heights. >> i didn't have that same fear of heights. it took you more through the buildings in the city. it was a different, unique feel. >> reporter: the videos are tailored for each ride. visuals are synchronized with
the coaster's moves and riders' location on the track so even if you're in back, you still have a front row perspective. >> when the roller coaster goes upside down when you're not experiencing it normally, the video you're looking at in your headset goes upside down, too. >> reporter: timing is key to make the experience realistic and not make people disoriented. >> it was really good. kind of made me dizzy with the goggles. >> reporter: six flags is epanneding virtual reality -- ex-panneding virtual reality to nine parks opening the next coaster at magic mountain in southern california. the first vr coaster opened in england in march. there will likely be additions to the growing list with riders screaming for more. in san francisco, cnet.com for cbs news. >> my gosh! >> may have to take a roadtrip because that is cool. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," dramatic dashcam video allegedly showing a technician taking a customer's audi for a high-speed
joyride. new surveillance video in the texas church murder of a mother of three. and a tv home renovation gone wrong. a lawsuit against a production company behind the hit show "love it or list it." that is the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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memorial bridge, meisha has details plus how long drivers can expect the closure to last. and if it is up to me, i think he is a pretty special man and should have a lot more time left. >> community in mourning, broken hearted as they remember a beloved superintendent, classes are canceled again today in robbinsville. hillary clinton and donald trump come up big in the new york prim willry how race for the white house now shifts to pennsylvania. today is wednesday, april 20th i'm jim donovan. happy hump day i'm brook thomas. meisha and katie are here as always, of course. >> good morning, happy wednesday.