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it's 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." presidential ultimatum. after a day of delays, lawmakers will finally cast a vote on health care. london officials identify the man who plowed into pedestrians in the heart of the city, while several thousand gather to remember the four people killed. why internet providers could soon get the green light to cash in on your private information. and march madness lives up to its name. >> for the elite eight, no! oregon has won!
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>> xavier has upset arizona! the game is over! captioning funded by cbs good morning from studio 57 newsroom in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. president trump pour traz hrtraf as a dealmaker and a gambler too. with the outcome far from certain, the vote is expected this afternoon following intense negotiations that appear to have come up short. cbs news counts 35 house members who say they'll vote no. enough to kill the legislation. craig bogwell is at the tap cal. >> reporter: it is high drama on capitol hill after around the clock negotiations, closed door meetings, last minute tweaks. republicans are rolling the dice and bringing this legislation to
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the house floor and right now, anne-marie, it is unclear whether they have the votes to approve the measure. >> feeling good. >> reporter: president trump dispatched his top aides to capitol hill thursday demanding house republicans vote on the gop health care plan today. if not, budget director mick mulvaney says the president will move on to other priorities. >> i think it was a helpful message. the president has done everything he can to put us in the position to win. >> reporter: gop lawmakers decided to postpone a vote on the plan yesterday, when it became clear there were not enough votes to pass it. >> it is our anticipation to be done in the afternoon, but the gentleman may not know how long. >> i'm not going to tell you. >> reporter: after adding a series of amendments to the bill, house speaker paul ryan emerged from the closed door meeting, confident it will pass. >> we have been promising the american people that we will repeal and replace this broken law because it is collapsing and failing families.
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tomorrow we're proceeding. >> reporter: despite the changes which include transferring control of central health benefits from the federal government to the states, dozens of members of the president's party are still opposed to the measure. >> are you confident this is going down? >> i'm not confident in anything right now. >> we have to get it right, not get it done fast. >> reporter: the white house is stand firm. >> there is plan a and plan a. we're going to get this done. >> reporter: with no democrats planning to vote for the bill, republicans can't lose more than about 22 of their own members if they expect to pass it. here's the schedule as we know it right now. this legislation goes to the rules committee at 7:00 this morning, votes beginning in the house at 10:00 this morning. final vote expected around 5:00 this evening and this is all fluid. that could change and likely will be pushed back later. anne-marie, back to you. >> a long day and long night. craig, thank you very much. ahead on "cbs this morning," we'll speak to mick mulvaney who delivered the president's
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ultimatum to the republican house members. it is reported that the house intelligence committee is partially backing off his claim that members of the trump transition team were under surveillance by u.s. intelligence agencies. a spokesman for devin nunes says he doesn't know whether he knows if officials were part of the conversations or were just talked about by others and he won't know until he actually sees all the documents. nunes' decision to brief the president before briefing the intelligence committee unleashed a firestorm of criticism. nunes apologized yesterday. >> sometimes you make the wrong one, but you have to stick by the decisions you make. >> when asked if he got his information from the white house, nunes said he was not going to ever reveal sources. besides health care, there is another showdown brewing on capitol hill. senate democrats say they'll oppose the nomination of neil gorsuch to the supreme court. 60 votes are required for
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approval. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell says he's ready to change the senate rules to confirm gorsuch. chuck schumer said he'll lead the filibuster. >> i say if this nominee can not earn 60 votes, a bar met by each of president obama's nominees, and george bush's last two nominees, the answer isn't to change the rules. it is to change the nominee. >> if republicans change the rules, a simple majority would be required to confirm gorsuch. cbs news learned the trump administration is set to impose new sanctions against iran as early as today. the sanctions will target foreign entities that have helped iran with its ballistic missile program. this will be the second set of sanctions on iran since president trump took office. the assistant coach of a girl's high school track team is dead after a crash in northeast texas. a bus and a car carrying athletes and officials were hit
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by a semitruck last night east of dallas. the truck driver was also killed. the driver and 18 students are hospitalized. the driver of the bus is in serious condition. police say the truck approached from the opposite direction and spun out of control. police near palm springs, california, are searching for two toddlers who were inside a car when it was stolen last night. 1 yer a 1-year-old and 2-year-old were with their baby sitter in a car in cathedral city southeast of palm springs. she was on an errand and left the boys in the car. a white honda like this one. police say they have no information on the suspects. another victim of the terror attack outside the british parliament died. a 75-year-old man who was run over by the attacker's car died last night. four people including an american were killed. and we're learning more about the 52-year-old british man who carried out the attack. elizabeth palmer has our report.
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>> reporter: the man who left this trail of carnage in the heart of london was khalid masood. 52 years old and british born, he was shot by police. officers raided properties linked it masood who had a petty criminal record, but was not currently under investigation for any links to violent extremism. nonetheless, isis claimed he was a soldier of the islamic state. he was also a terrorist, who stabbed policeman keith palmer to death and murdered ayshi ayshiayshia ayshia frade, a teacher and mother of two, with his karsh and curt cochran who was there for his wedding anniversary. she is injured and is still in the hospital. the injured came from 11 countries. among them, french high school students, south korean tourists, and a romanian architect.
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in this security camera video, as the car barreled along the sidewalk, she tumbles off the bride into the icy river. in parliament, politicians observed a minute of silence. message from prime minister theresa may. >> we are not afraid. and our resolve will never waiver in the face of terrorism. >> reporter: thousands of londoners gathered in trafalgar square for a vigil left by the city's muslim mayor sadiq khan. in part, they came to honor the dead, and in part to bolster solidarity. >> as you heard in elizabeth's story, kurt cochran, the american killed in london, was from utah. he and his wife were visiting her parents, family and friends are devastated. >> one of those guys, i mean, you know you want to be a friend with him in five minutes.
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and we have been -- >> cochran and his wife were on the final day of their vacation when they were struck by the attacker's suv. no injuries are reported after a man drove his car at high speed through a busy shopping area in antwerp, belgium. security is heightened this morning. police arrested the driver identified as muhammad r. who was living in france. pedestrians were forced to jump out of the way. police found knives, a shotgun and a gas can in the car. israeli police say the suspect in a wave of threats against jewish community centers in the u.s. is an 18-year-old american israeli jew. he was arrested in israel yesterday, shielding his face during a court appearance. his motive remain unclear. his lawyer says he's has a serious medical condition. since january, there have been more than 150 bomb threats against jewish community centers and schools in the us u.s. and canada. coming up on "the morning news ," a deadline to repeal,
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carolina over a controversial bathroom law. and president trump's hotel gets the go ahead. those are some of the headlines on "the morning newsstand." the washington post reports that the lease for the new trump hotel in the capital does not violate any rules. the lease of the government own building says officials may not profit from the property. an agency review found that profits won't go directly to mr. trump while he's president. the new york times says congress is moving to strike down an internet privacy rule from the obama era. the senate passed the bill that allows internet service providers track and share customers' web use without their permission. passage by the house and president trump's subsequent signature are expected. the salt lake city tribune says utah now has the nation's toughest drunken driving law. it lowers the blood alcohol limit for drivers to .05. the governor signed it, but says he expects changes before it takes effect next year. the charlotte observer says the ncaa is pressuring north carolina to repeal its controversial bathroom law.
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the state would lose major college sports events until 2022 if it isn't struck down. the law prevents transgender people from using the bathroom of the gender they identify with. in the san francisco chronicle says howard university will offer classes at google's california headquarters. a few dozen students from the historically black college will be taught by google engineers. google is trying to tackle the diversity issue that plagues silicon valley. still to come, iphone hack? a look at wikileaks documents that claim the government tried to get into your apple smartphone. watching this breath savers protect mint neutralize the plaque acids in my mouth. i can't see anything! that's because it's working so hard. hey, what are you guys doing? karen. we're neutralizing. maybe i want to neutralize.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. a young hero in wisconsin applies the school lesson to save a friend. he quickly used the heimlich maneuver wednesday when a buddy started to choke at lunch. the good samaritan said he learned it in an official program that introduces students
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to police work. each year, nearly 800,000 people in the u.s. have a stroke. many survivors suffer paralysis or weakness. now there is new technology to help get them moving. >> reporter: david stevenson says this robotic arm and this game helped him regain movement after a stroke earlier this year left his left side paralyzed. >> my arm, my leg, i couldn't move at all. slurred speech and face was drooping. >> reporter: he tested the new technology in a study at johns hopkins school of medicine in his recovery. >> like playing a video game, but it is helping you. >> reporter: the design group is behind the technology, the team of artists, neurologists and engineers creates interactive games to help patients move again. >> it is a way to make them explore movement they otherwise wouldn't try. >> reporter: researchers say the games allow patients to make natural movements they don't
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typically do during physical and occupational therapy. >> under the right kind of movement, which will allow their brain to rewire itself, so they can move like they did before they had been injured. >> reporter: the technology is now being tested with a larger group. david hopes it will help others recover. >> most people will be happy where i'm at, but i want to be completely 100%. >> reporter: the games are evolving. >> the 36 experience. >> reporter: the group is is developing a virtual reality game. >> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," the latest on the health care battle and we talk to mick mulvaney on lobbying votes for passage of the republican bill. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news."
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morning, overnight, british counterterrorism officials made what they called two significant arrests connected to wednesday's attack near parliament. nine people are currently in custody, authorities say the m stabbed a policeman outside the british parliament is a 52-year-old briton with a long criminal history. the house is expected to vote this afternoon on the health care measure to replace obamacare. president trump demanded the make or break vote following intense negotiations with republican opponents. in a closed door meeting last night, budget director mick o . cbs news learned 35 republican house members say they'll votei
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legislation will fail. a new study says white middle aged working class americans are suffering in a changing economy. and as a result, they are living shorter lives. mark strassmann reports. >> reporter: tony roach and drew arnold work as mechanics in townville, south carolina. neitheris school and neither has health insurance. >> i get sick, i pay >> reporter: roach, now 48, smokes a pack a day. we're all getting older. >> true. >> reporter: things go wrong. >> yes. >> reporter: if something goes wrong, you're going to wish you had it. >> very good. yes. probably. probably so.s 25 with a significant health worry. >> i was diagnosed with a tumor in my head when i was 18. >> reporter: benign? >> yes, sir, benign. >> reporter: but still there. >> still there. if has been treated with medication. >> so you pay for medication out of pocket? >> yes, sir. >> reporter: how expensive? >> 300 a month. >> reporter: in this new brookings institute study, the surprise involved middle aged whites with limited education.
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on average, they're dying younger than other middle aged americans, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities. john taylor helps direct the national dropout prevention center at clemson university. >> education brings opportunity. opportunity in the area of employment later, opportunity in the skills to overcome obstacles. >> reporter: roach and arnold, both trump supporters, are keeping an eye on health care reform. >> it ain't going to get no better. >> reporter: no matter who is -- >> no matter who is there. everybody makes promises that they don't keep. >> reporter: and guys like you are -- have to learn to do without? >> yes. a lot of people like me. >> reporter: less educated white voters overwhelmingly supported president trump. the study's researchers say proposed reforms to obamacare with premiums possibly rising for older voters seem, quote, almost perfectly designed to hurt the very people who voted
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for him. mark strassmann, cbs news, pendleton, south carolina. coming up after your local news on "cbs morning news," the latest on the health care vote and we'll hear from john dickerson and the investigation into north korea's possible role in one of the biggest bank robberies of all time. that's the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac --
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this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. well, developing right now crime scene tape surroundings part of a maple shade apartment complex after at least one person is found dead. >> still information comes to light about a dog found in a garbage bag. find out how technology helped them track down the apparent owner. >> trump says no more time to talk, time to vote on neutral healthcare plan, we'll tell when you they will vote. how some local republicans are voting. tgif everyone. today is friday march 24. i'm jim donovan. >> i'm rahel solomon. very happy friday to you. let's get your day started with a check on weather and traffic with katie and meisha. >> good morning, you never want to say you waited all week for friday but -- >> yes, we do.


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