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captioning funded by cbs good morning. it is wednesday, july the 26th, 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning." republicans suffer a late-night setback in their vote to repeal obamacare. john mccain makes an emotional return back to capitol hill. he berates his colleagues and calls for bipartisan. research shows speed is more dangerous than drunk driving. the new steps to slow you down. an outrage showing a shark being dragged to its death behind a fast moving motor boat off the coast of florida. a man's family heirloom is a
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$3 million treasure. is it a michelangelo or a masterpiece fake. we begin this morning with today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. we're now one step closer to liberating our citizens from this obamacare nightmare. >> republicans struggle over the health care. >> i would plead one last time, turn back now before it's too late. >> i'm going to fight with every ounce of my being to stop this. >> we've been spinning our wheels and keep trying to find a way to win without help from across the aisle. we're getting nothing done, my friends. we're getting nothing done. >> a u.s. navy ship fired warning shots. >> the largest study ever linking football to the brain disease, cte. >> 111 former nfl players, 110
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were found have cte. the rain quickly overwhelmed them. >> we have never seen anything like this before. >> they have evacuated while the wildfires broke out. they congregate on the beach overnight. a disturbing video, a shark dragged by a boat. >> the shark was torn to pieces. that's just animal cruelty. >> can katie ledecky have a piece of history? >> the greatest female swimmer. >> and all that matters -- >> congratulations to you and everybody at "cbs this morning." you personally were nominated for two emmys. >> you andmy both. >> -- on "cbs this morning." ♪ yeah, yeah, yeah yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah yeah, yeah, yeah ♪ >> usher rides shotgun with
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james corden in the latest car pool karaoke. >> here we go. ♪ >> announcer: this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning." the republican-lead senate's first vote to repeal and replace affordable care act suffered bipartisan rebuke. late last night they voted to vote down the plan. >> this came hours after john mccain's dramatic return to the chamber. mccain received a standing ovation yesterday from his senate colleagues. >> and this was the senator's first time back since being diagnosed with brain cancer. nancy cordes is on capitol hill with the big challenges facing
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the republican effort to overturn obamacare. nancy, good morning. it sure was good to see john mccain yesterday. >> it really was. but then that big setback for republicans just a couple of hours later, and what that vote shows is that whatever republicans end up with at the conclusion of this days-long process, it is unlikely to be a full replacement plan for obamacare. this was the latest replacement plan they got and they saw dissection from moderates, conservatives, and some centrists. >> the motion is not agreed to. >> it came hours after the senate narrowly voted to debate. it took john mccain arriving from arizona to put republicans over the top. senator mccain, newly diagnosed with cancer then berated the body he has served in for 30 years. >> we're getting nothing done, my friends. we're getting nothing done. >> he made it clear that while he voted to start debate on the
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gop's plan, he is no fan of the plan itself. >> i will not vote for this bill as it is today. it's a shell of a bill right now. we all know that. >> mccain said the problem lies with the way the bill was constructed, behind closed doors. >> finding it on skeptical members, trying to convince them that it's better than nothing. better than nothing? i don't think it's going to work in the end and probably shouldn't. >> protesters across the capitol agree. he urged his colleagues to return to their senate roots and compromi compromise. >> let's trust each other and turn to regular order. we've been spinning our wheels on too many issues because we keep trying to find a way to win without help from across the aisle. >> his colleagues applauded him. >> john mccain's my hero. >> even as they prepared for the
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ins tensely bipartisan battle to come. mccain said he's going to return to phoenix in a few days to get cancer treatment, but he said he'll be back to make his colleagues regret the well wishes they gave him. >> the question for me and i think america, what's next? where are we? what's going to happen? >> well, this process that republicans are using allows for unlimited amendments from the right and the left, so this is really a series of votes, perhaps hundreds of votes on amendments that could take several days, and there's no anything. that it will result i- you have a lot of republicans, charlie, who have said that they're very skeptical about what their party has put forward so far, so it's quite possible they'll vote no at the end of
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the day and republicans will have to go back to the drawing board, maybe even with democrats. >> thank you, nancy. the nation's top law enforcement officer is under pressure from president trump. he refused to say whether sessions' job is safe. the president took the stage last night before a friendly audience at a rally in ohio and touted his own leadership style. >> sometimes, they say, he doesn't act presidential. with the exception of the late great abraham lincoln, i can be more presidential than anyone who's ever held this office, that i can tell you. >> margaret brennan is at the white house and she can tell us. >> good morning. the president returned to the campaign trail to find refuge from the turmoil here in washington, and as you heard, he
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defended his undefendable approach with that trademark hyperbole. >> is there any place that's more fun, more exciting, around safer than a trump rally? >> nearly 300 miles from washington, president trump supporters cheered him, but cameras also caught protesters getting manhandled to the exit. >> he's a young one. he as going back home to mommy. >> he made a brief reference to the senate opening health care. he issued a warning to senators who vote against the bill. >> any senators who vote against repeal and replace is telling america that they are fine with the obamacare nightmare, and i predict they'll have a lot of problems. >> he also touted an announcement made tuesday by his
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embattled attorney general jeff sessions. >> my administration is launching a nationwide crackdown on sanctuary cities. >> but didn't cite his name or give him credit. the president's frustration with sessions' decision to recuse himself from the russian investigation was laid bare at an earlier news conference. >> he should have told me prior to taking office and i would have quick likely picked somebody else. >> it led to the special counsel robert mueller. >> we will see what happens. time will tell. >> but firing sessions could be an attempt to obstruct mueller's investigation and could alienate his former colleagues. >> jeff has been very loyal to the president and i think he deserves loyalty back. >> sessions received near unanimous support from republicans on capitol hill and
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he's shown no signs of resigning. gayle, if he did or if he was fired, president trump could appoint a replacement while congress is out of town, but democrats including chuck schumer have vowed to prevent him from doing that. >> thank you. a navy ship fired warning shots in front of an iranian ship. you can hear the machine gunfire in video just released by the navy. sailors on board the "uss thunderbolt" fired the shots yet when the iranian boat got dangerously close. they say they ignored the warnings to stop. they were in international waters. james bradley is charged with illegally transporting immigrants for financial gain involved death. he could face the death penalty. more than 100 undocumented
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immigrants were inside the truck. bradley was driving sunday morning. ten of them died. mark strassmann is in san antonio. good morning. >> good morning. james bradley received his commercial license in 2004 and lost it three months ago. florida took it from him after he failed to submit a required medical card, but he kept driving, the last time with human cargo. james bradley claims to know nothing about 100 people crammed into the back of an overheated semi that had no food, water, or air conditioning. according to court documents bradley has a 20-year criminal history that includes felony arrests in clo for menacing and assault and in florida for an escape warrant. investigators are turning to survivors for information. >> we want to try to find
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members of the organization. >> reporter: we're now learning more about the victim frank fuentes. tuesday night members of an immigrants rights group gathered in houston to support those whose loved ones died in the u.s. >> we don't want to ever be in this situation again. >> frank fuentes who died in the truck was deported after being charged with assault and was a reported gang member. gayle? >> thank you very much, mark. new research says speeding is almost as much a factor in deadly crashes as texting. they were related to speed. on average more than 11,000
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people are killed if those kinds of accidents every year. kris van cleave is on massachusetts avenue in washington, d.c., with new calls to crack down on speeding. good morning. >> good morning. drivers can hate them but speed cameras can significantly reduce speeding and make roads safer for drivers and pedestrians, but they're only legal in less than the third of the country and the ntsb says that needs to change. >> we're up to 60 miles per hour now. she's going 11 over. >> fairfax county police captain michael grinnan has spent 20 years on road patrol. >> what do you find? >> it's endless. where do you go. >> reporter: the faster a driver goes, the longer it takes to stop.
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the ntsb identified more than 100,000 deaths due to speeding between 2005 and 2014. that's nearly as many killed in alcohol-involved crashes. >> every mile an hour that you increase by, you're increasing your likelihood of a crash. >> reporter: robert sumwalt only rarely on freeways where drivers go the fastest. another recommendation installi point installment where driver cand by getting from point ay going grinnan says it's abouteople to
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crashes. >> i think the biggest way to do that is by being present out there. >> reporter: virginia does not currently allow speed cameras, and we should tell you deaths on the road have soared over the last two years, an estimated 14% to 40,000. the ntsb says of the don't employ them, deaths. researchers at boston university examined the brains of 111 nfl players. they found signs of cte in 110. >> families of the players donated the brains after they discovered injuries. our dr. david agus is in los angeles with the latest. david, boy, these results are
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very disturbing. one, how big a deal is this and how concerned should people who love football be concerned about this? >> it's concerning. 1928 was the first description called punch drunk syndrome of boxers who were heavily hit in the head. about a decade ago it was described as cte in football players. now what we're seeing is these repetitive head blows cause neurodegeneration or accumulation of a protein in the brain. it becomes more severe. >> how concerned should people be about this? >> very concerned. we're seeing it in high school football players. as you get up to college, the numbers go up dramatically and in the pros, it goes up 99%.
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this is an issue. if child is playing football, the earlier you start, the more of a chance this is happening, and certainly we need to pay attention. we need to change the rules or figure out ways to change them. >> experts say, quote, they're working with current and former nfl athletes and there are still concerns over what leads to nfl trauma. is that enough from the nfl? >> aeer ago the nfl admitted that cte can be caused by repetitive head trauma in football. so i like that step 4, but i think a lot more needs to be done. we need to look at ways to actually prevent the progression from trauma from this cte. maybe there are medicines that can reduce inflammation in the brain. with need to take an aggressive stance. football is not going to go
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away, but we need football players to lever a long quality of life. study. stabler was part of the you can see the picture. it's on their website. it shows moderate cte. what's interesting about this is it affects quarterbacks too. >> no question about its. you see in the picture brown is the that. it's the repetitive head trauma. quarterbacks keep getting knocked down. in the study there was even a punter that was shown to have cte. >> wow. dr. david agus. more on that. thank you so much. a widow of a murdered man
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gave birth. the mother who goes by the name used in vitro fertilization after her husband was killed. her father was shot dead in 2014 along with his partner while they sat in the patrol car. a bittersweet moment. >> she said show was asked that night in the hospital would she like to preserve some of the sperm. she said yes. the family is very happy about it. >> bittersweet but i'm glad they did it. >> they named the baby angel. disturbing video of what looks like a shark being dragged through the water. angers fishermen and biologists. ahead, why they're calling it
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checkpoint inside the u.s. good morning, i'm rahel solomon. philadelphia building inspectors are on the scene of the partial row home collapse in west philadelphia. this is will ruby street near 54th and market where collapse happened just before 5:00 this morning. there are no reports of any injuries, residents also tell cbs-3 that homes on both side of this one had previously been demolish. lets send it over to katie for a check of the forecast. much cooler. it feels like it is. >> yeah, definitely is quite cool outside abe we are going to reach 80 degrees which sound strange, bizarre to say that is cool but it is going to be quite cool for late july standard. normal high 87. we are not getting past 80 and we're in the mid up toker 60's in most locations. watch for drizzlal long the
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way, a cloudy day, however and net one day reaches an above average level here even right here through tuesday, meisha. >> thanks, very much, katie. we have an accident, 202 northbound at schuylkill pulled off to that that far right. penndot zooming around this cameras lets see if they pull it back, it looks like they will take it easy around king of prussia because it vice slow. mobile construction crew pennsylvania turnpike westbound between neshaminy falls and fort washington left lane block there, rahel, back over to you. next update 7:55. up next this morning outrage from the public and experts after a shark is videotaped being dragged behind a fishing boat. i'm rahel solomon. good morning. t comes to
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otherwise i'll say tom, you're fired. aisle get somebody. >> very good. you'd never think you'd see a deejay and the president. >> tom price might be the next cabinet member on thin ice. >> a lot of people seem worried these day. welcome back to "cbs this moning." we've got a stark new warning about north korea's missile capabilities. they believe north korea is further along than first believed and capable of carrying along a nuclear weapon. >> the icbm could be ready next year. the assessment is based on a series of recent north korea missile tests. >> here's a look at this morning's other headlines. the "hill" is denying rumors
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that the secretary of state is leaving. reports are that rex tillerson is taking a little time off. he was increasingly frustrated with president trump. deborah wassermann schultz wa. he's accused of attempting to defraud the federal credit union. he allegedly tried to have those funds transferred to pakistan. he pleaded not guilty to yesterday. the office of congresswoman wassermann fired him after the arrest. he said he was cleared for frying and, quote, claims anti-muslim bigotry. a new study finds sperm
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counts in the western world have fallen more than 50% in the last 40 years. researchers say more hazards such as laptops and hot tops. the findings are restricted to those in the north america, australia, and new zealand. 22% of employees performing all or some of their work last home. that's down 2% from the year before. in total they spent an average of 3.1 hours working at home. the investigation is under way this morning into the circumstances sur rounding a dramatic fishing video posted to social media. we need to warn you, these perfects are very disturbing. this video appears to show a group of men laughing while dragging a captured shark behind a moving boat off the coast of florida. jeff glor has more. good morning. >> good morning. sports fishing is big in florida, especially sports
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fishing for sharks but what this video appears to show is not fishing. it's abuse. the video said to be captured off the coast of florida appears to show a number of fishermen dragging a large shark behind the powerboat. it looks to be pull behind with a rope traveling at a high rate of speed while the men inside the boat seemed to be happy. >> i guess they were followers and they wanted to get my reaction. >> reporter: mark quartiano posted the video. he was angry. >> they tied the shark out by the tail. they let the fish drown. they dragged him for hours, he was torn to pieces. that's not a sportsman. that's animal cruelty. >> reporter: the florida
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wildlife fish is investigating. >> this is clearly abuse. this is animal torture. >> professor stephen kajiura has been studying shark biology for 20 years. >> it can't breathe. how long would you survive. you wouldn't survive long. thaw were happy to be dragging the shark and torturing it and didn't seem to be disturbed at all. that's more disturbing. they have to figure out who was on the boat and exactly where the video was taken before moving forward. >> i think that biologist makes a really good point. it's disturbing that they didn't seem to care and they enjoyed being so cruel to another creature. >> and it appeared to be tied up by a rope. >> lord only knows, but they're going to try to figure it out. >> wrong on so many levels.
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>> thank you so much. border patrol is posting something. border patrol agents detained her after she refused to say if she was a u.s. citizen. the checkpoint was in new mexico. the video has many wondering if she was within her rights or had an obligation to comply. mireya villarreal is in los angeles. good morning. >> good morning. shane parmely was headed home from vacation with her three children when she asked one of her children to start recording. it's sparked a huge debate about immigration rights. >> are we crossing the border? i've never been asked if i'm a citizen when traveling down the road. >> reporter: when she was stopped at this station, she refused to answer the agent's question. >> you can ask me but i don't
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have to answer. are you detaining me or am i free to go. >> you're detained, ma'am. >> it made me feel sick knowing what my friends had been through. it made me feel physically ill. >> they'll do more. they'll ask where my kids go to school, what grade they're in. >> what's the grounds? >> is this for you? u.s. supreme court. >> the supreme court does allow agents to set up check points within 100 miles of the border and ask questions about citizenship without warrants. >> what happens if i refuse to answer your question. >> i'm a teacher, i'm on vacation. i've got time. >> she had the right to remain silent, why she was being detained. >> what other avenue can these border patrols take to verify citizenship? >> they need a reasonable suspicion that the individual is either committing a crime or is here unlawfully, and that's difficult to ascertain by
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someone just saying i don't want to answer a question. >> i'm not answering. >> reporter: on facebook some applauded her activism. others criticized her actions. i'm sorry, you're disrespectful. the border patrol is doing a job that must be done. >> there are a lot of criticisms that basically seems to be on this logical fallacy that you're disrespectful and i disagree. >> am i free to go? >> you're free to go now. thank you. >> parmele was released after 90 minutes without being detained. they said they want to make sure they understand what the immigration status is. they are allowed to detain drivers for a reasonable amount of time in order to verify immigration status. they also said they treat every individual who comes through those checkpoints with respect and dignity. >> he did say thank you at the end. when you look at the video, i know there are two sides, but he
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scientists say volcanic events may have trapped water on the moon. they say there could be as much water in the moon's mantle as the earth's crest. jan crawford is at the smithsonian national air & space museum in washington. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. so these new findings are upending decades about
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understanding our closest member in space. the water suggests that it means it's pretty wet and that could make it easier for us to fly there and back or even stay awhile. >> the surface appears to be very, very fine grain. >> reporter: for decades the astronauts thought it was a dry dusty place. it may be time to rewrite the astronomy books. they were able to detect water molecules in the colored areas. red and yellow indicates a high concentration. planetary geologist ralph millikin is the lead author of the study. >> some of these deposits that we see on the moon span thousands of square kilometers. it's absolutely enormous. >> reporter: it works like this. when the moon was young and still volcanically active,
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eruptions trapped water in the moon's mantle. as the molecules cooled, the water became trapped again. it was in moon rocks left behind on the surface. a similar thing happens when volcanos erupt on the earth. it's deep in the crust. >> we can bake the water out of those. >> they say the moon's water could be used for drinking as well as provide oxygen for breathing and hydrogen for rocket fuel. >> we would haven't to carry so many basic commodities to the moon, which turns out to be one of the most expensive things we can do in space exploration. >> to actually get a liter of water, you'd probably have to mine or harvest maybe 100 to 200
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good morning, i'm jim donovan. the mayor of allentown is expect to be indicted today as part of ongoing federal corruption investigation, lawyers for married he had pawlowski says he will fight charges as nine people have pled guilty in connection with a pay to play scandal in allentown which is pennsylvania's third largest city. let's send it over to katie for a lot today's forecast today will be one of days where we do not heat up that efficiently. daytime high is predicted to hit 80 degrees today. we have seen areas of showers rolling through on the area radar. at the moment it looks quiet, but again, it is very cloudy, i do think you will see rain drops here and there and then, over course of time come friday especially some soaking
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rain and storms rumbled through here. by sunday into monday, tuesday beautiful weather returns, meisha. >> all right, katie thanks very much. looking outside right now we are looking at an accident here in king of prussia 202 northbound before gulf road it is blocking two right lanes, really and, of course, shoulder bye squeeze buying very slow moving as we go pennsylvania, in fact, backup shot, take a look at 202 where it intersects with 422. if you can avoid the area give yourself extra time at lee, jim over to you. our next update 8:25. coming up this morning a new york man wants a paint taking owns to be named as an authentic work of michael angelo. i'm jim donovan. make it a great day.
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it is wednesday, july 26th, 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning." two tech titans square off about the risk and rewards of artificial intelligence. we'll look at mark zuckerberg's optimism versus elon musk's pessimism. and the possibility of a lost michelangelo. why the mystery to figure out who made it may kouft penalties. they suffered a bipartisan rebuke. >> whatever republicans end up with, it's unlikely to be a full replacement plan for obamacare.
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>> the president returns to the campaign trail to find refuge from the turmoil here in washington. >> i'd ask whether or not you think i will some day be on mount rushmore, but here's the problem. if i did it, the fake news media will say, he believes he should be on mt. rushmore. >> how concerned should people be about this? >> very concern. as you go get up to high school, . >> shirley maclaine said all you need is a hat, water, and a good pair of shoes, so there you go. >> i need more than that. the effort to catch a foul ball. >> dad dropped a drink while reaching for the ball, but he still cannot make the catch. >> his son's reaction is the best. the kid is not having it.
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>> i love that. >> come on, dad. >> he tried. >> oh, goodness, goodness, goodness. i'm charlie rose with gayle king and nor real o'donnell. the senate is expected to take up new votes on the health care. they failed in their first attempt. >> the vote to debate on it squeaked through yesterday with the help of senator john mccain. he made a dramatic return after being diagnosed with brain cancer. he offered polarizing advice to the lawmakers. >> stop listening to the bomb bafters on the television, radio, and the internet. to hell with them. they don't want anything done for the public good. our incapacity is their livelihood.
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>> mccain who entered to loud applause and big hugs says congress must find a bipartisan fix to health care. >> i like it. it says john mccain proves he's not the line of the senate but he's a wildcat. >> i love that he came looking the way he did 11 days after the surgery. h was so warmly received. nice to see. president trump returned to ohio at a campaign rally. >> we're now one step closer to liberating our citizens from this obamacare nightmare and delivering great health care for the american people. >> the president called for an appeal of the affordable care act. yesterday he issued attacks on attorney general jeff sessions for recusing himself from the russian investigation. the president himself asked if he plans to fire sessions.
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he answered, quote, time will tell. russian officials are blasting a vote in congress for a new package of sanctions. lawmakers in the house overwhelmingly voted yet for the measures in response to russia's meddling in tee lekz. the sanctions also come after the military moves in syria and ukraine. the bill moves to the senate now. charlie d'agata is in moscow. charlie, good morning. >> good morning from moscow. the russians are already considering ways to retaliate as washington moves one step closer to imposing more issues here. they say it only worses relations and they're steering into unchatted territory. another lawmaker says the only course ahead is to come up with a painful response to washington's decision. and the director of the international affairs counsel andre court november said
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russians aren't thrilled to be thrown into the same basket as iran. >> three bad guys, you'll get the same treatment from the united states congress. and with all due respect, russia is not north korea. >> reporter: ultimately the only meaningful response or retaliation will come from russian president vladimir putin who has so far remained silent on the developing situation. gail? >> thank you charlie d'agata. the senate judiciary pulled back its subpoena on paul manafort. manafort spoke yesterday with congressional investigators. he also began producing documents. the house intelligence committee interviewed president trump's son-in-law and white house adviser. that lasted almost three hours. republican congressman trey gowdy is a member of the house
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intelligence committee that heard yesterday from jared kushner. he also became chairman of the house oversight and reform committee last month. he's with us from the capitol. good morning, congressman. >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm well, thank you. i know the congress and you questioned jared kushner for three hours yesterday. did you learn anything? >> he sad at one point i didn't collude. i wanted to ask him are you aware of anyone who's not coordinated with the campaign. he was unequivocal in his answers which was no to both sides. >> did you find him truthful? >> you know what? i'm not a human polygraph. i spent 16 years in a courtroom to try to figure out whether a jury would believe him. for instance, jared kushner said he left the meeting in june of
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2016, the donald trump jr. meeting. he said he left shortly after he got there. there's two e-mails that corroborate that where he's telling his assistant, get me out of here as quickly as you can. the most telling to me was the one the day after the election where he had to ask what's the name of the russian ambassador because he can't remember. that's not good colluding when you can't remember the person you're colluding with. >> let's turn to president trump calling attorney general jeff sessions very weak, an official of the united states order. are those remarks wrong? >> they're not helpful. you should make critiques in private and you shouldn't tweet
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it. >> he doesn't work for the president. he works for a woman blindfolded with a pair of scales. this is best discussed privately between two grownups and if he's lost confidence in him, then attorney general sessions can take the appropriate steps. but doing this publicly, i don't think, helps our justice system. >> you were saying the attorney general should have recused himself, aren't you? >> absolutely. he didn't have any choice but to recuse himself, but he also should have told everyone about all the meetings he had with russian diplomats and ambassadors we should haven't to wait on "the new york times" to tell us. he should tell us. >> the president is saying this is the man who told me he's going to do. he would not have nominated him to be his attorney general, which is very strange on its face. >> i don't think so. if i were interviewing people
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for the a.g. job, i would want to know, is there any reason you can't do the job? are there any case use would recuse yourself? let's not kid ourselves. jeff sessions is not the only person in america qualified to be attorney general. e can think of a number of people. one of the questions when vetting is are there any cases you ear not going to be able to par tess pate in? he should say, yes, three's a very beg one. >> what happens if the president of the united states fires bob mueller. >> he can't. >> the attorney general can? >> the only person who can fire special council is special counsel who is recused which means its would be rod >> he says he is consults with
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advisers that if jeff sessions resigns or is fired while the congress is on recess, someone can be put into attorney general and won't have to be confirmed by the u.s. senate. does that worry i don't like re appointments. i didn't like it whe obama did it. i don't look it when republican deposit. it circumvents it. you can put me in the >> counsel, this is an yes or no question. should robert mueller be fired? >> no. it's a family television show, so i won't give the two-word answer. >> is the first word an "h"? >> yes.
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his name hasn't changed. getting the art world to agree has not been so easy. good morning. >> good morning. it's one of two paintings. it's called the lost micha michelange michelangelo. it could be worth tens if not hundreds of millions of dollars if it's prove on the be the work of the master himself. we flew the painter's most recent owner to florida to take a closer look. >> i haven't seen this in about a year. >> reporter: inside this simple wooden box lie as 500-year-old mystery. this is either the work of one of the greatest of renaissance artists. >> i guess this is too simple for him to have signed it. >> yeah. >> or a magnificent fake. >> who painted this pabting? >> michelangelo, greatest artist of all time. >> you're certain of that? >> yeah. we have a pretty good dossier of
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supporting evidence. >> it depicts jesus being lowered from the crosby the pair of angels and being placed in the lab of an anguished mary. that's it behind his mom in her wedding dress and in a christmas photo. it wasn't always treated with the greatest of care. >> it actually fell off the wall. >> parents dropped it dusting it. prescribe to that i bounced a tennis ball off it a few times. >> he began protecting the painting and investigating its histor history. many american experts refuse to look eight so he took the work to lit fir extensive restoration and investigation. >> is there a chance it was done by a contemporary or ujdnderstu?
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>> under a microscope, we found fingerprints. the results proved inconclusive. colbert believes there are more definitive finger prints. >> the tempura, layering, and finger prints are the same. >> the former air force pilot says e has other extensive documentation that it was a gift from the master to one of his friends. he traced ownership from her all the way to his great great great grandfather. williams wallace is a top michaelangelo expert. he claims it's from the big inner circle. >> there's no scientific way to
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determine this. it's a matter of opinion by numerous scholars over time and unfortunately we have to wait. >> colbert says this has become his life's test. >> they can look at this all over again and when you asenl all of that, the documents, the painting itself, it only can point to one thing, the greatest artist of all time. michelangelo mads this. >> kober wanted michelangelo to get the credit for it. it's unusual for him to do something like this. >> let me ask you this. is it for sale? he wants michelangelo to get the credit ant money isn't an erb. >> think money would be a good
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>> we'll learn what he was talking about. good morning i'm rahel solomon. an out of this world exhibit at philadelphia city hall is honoring a hometown hero mayor jim kenney paid tribute to colonel guyand blueford who was born and raised in west philadelphia went to to overbrook high school and then penn state and became first african-american in space. students from the philadelphia global leadership academy presented the colonel with the quilt that they design. an exhibit is on display at city hall until august 4th. lets get a check of the information was with meteorologist katie fehlinger. it is cooler. if you like that, good news for that. >> people are really digging this cooler air, at beaches, rahel too. there is a lot of people. they helped out earl any rehoboth, turf say, i feel like this beach is lined with people very early, most days
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as ovulate. you can tell high tide coming in receding, of course over span of the next few hours but taking a look at area temperatures it is chilly outside unless up in the mountains where you want a sweat shirt for sure. on shore wind will keep you in the cloud and keep from you warming up really all that efficiently. at best we will hit 80, mid 80 's next few days but rain on the way friday and clears out throughout the weekend, meisha >> looking outside right now we are looking at an accident at king of prussia 202 headlights in the northbound direction. we were looking at an accident block ago this right lane causing significant backups. that has now been since cleared. this is what you are looking around king of prussia, looking okay, burlington bristol bridge is up, so factor couple extra minutes. water main repairs mays landing route 40 westbound is closed pennsylvania route 559 until 3:30 p.m. our next update 8:55a head this morning new way to treat substance abuse brings together addicts and great
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a father showed some very quick reactions to save his baby as he walked out of the kitchen. the dad was holding his young child but didn't see another youngster and he tripped over him, but he broke his fall with one arm and held onto the baby. wait till mom sees the video. >> good dad. very agile. hey, there. there's a big olde mill bill area smackdown between elon musk and mark zuckerberg. i can't wait to hero what you think about that.
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do you want to weigh in just briefly? that's called a tease. charlie, you weigh in. >> it's really interesting. a lot of people think of a.i. as kind of a doomsday thing like elon musk and mark zuckerberg says it has the potential to change everything. right now "the wall street journal" reports on the state of good jobs in america. there are 30 million jobs that pay more than $30,03 $35,000 a . and there's 2.5 workers per job. the states are wyoming, utah, connecticut, new jersey, and maryland. the "washington post" reports ooh let families have unfettered access to the i internet. their digit tall habits are much like ours. they check their e-mail on on
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guy mail. 65% are gaming and streaming. most of it is malicious activity from abroad. "usa today" reports on a study that millennials are thinking ahead and planning for their retirement. about 82% of millennials are contributing to a 401(k) plan. that's a higher rate than older groups. >> that's good. t"the hollywood reporter" says president trump has had enough with christy teigen. she tweeted, lol, no one likes you. yesterday she shared a screen shot that trump blocked her. teigen and her husband singer
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john legend have long been critics of the president and she's feisty. >> she's very vocal. >> she's very vocal and apparently donald trump has had enough and so has christy tei n teigen. there's a new feature called taco mode. the app shows nearby locations. they were already asking describes to make pit stops. they can offer to pick up food. two tech billionaires are clashing over artificial intelligence. elon musk wrote a.i. is a fundamental risk to humanization. >> i keep sounding the alarm bells. robots are going down the streets killing people. they don't know how to react because it seems so ethereal.
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>> he made those comments from his backyard. >> i think people who are naysayers and kind of try to drum up these doomsday scenarios are -- i just -- i don't understand it. i think it's really negative, and in some was i think it's actually pretty irresponsible. >> elon musk fired back yesterday in a tweet. he said, quote, e've talked to mark about this. his understanding of the subject is limited. >> ouch. >> take that, mark. >> tesla responses to request. good morning. >> good morning. >> this is not a new debatechin get us. >> are they wrong? >> i think they're both right. we use different words to describe the same thing.
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sometis the same words to describe different things. all of this gets confusing in this way. when newol along, people get anxious. >> lay out what some of elon musk's ck tonrny're legitimate. >> his concernsere's going to b jens that will crash systems, we coul started. it's a very doomsdaygo back to u have thomas george westinghouse fighting over thee it's going to kill people. these things always happen. in the long lens of history, technology has always improved the human condition. the question is there's noise between here and there and how do you manage that situation. that's what musk is pointing to. he believes you need oversight and some kind of apparatus. >> there are people who believe what elon does like bill gates.
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they say there is a warning unless we have regulation and monitoring. >> one of the things he loves about technology and software is you can constantly improve it. if there's a problem, we'll fix it. that marks the approach to thinks. that's their world view about this. >> you don't think this is just two billionaires playing a game of whose is bigger. >> you know, i think they have a clear dins of opinion that they're both enjoying using, but i do think there's a philosophical point of view that's specifically different. again, both of their businesses rely on ai, musk's as much as zuckerberg. they both are investsed in it. the genie is not going back in the bottle. that's ghoingt to happen. >> they made a healthy appraisal of their own intelligence.
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>> that's a very nice way to say it. >> they don't lack for confidence. >> when you look at the long lens of history when it comes to technology. what do you see? >> i don't see that technology makes our world worse. there's a lot of noise in this transition, but this the lens of history. >> i think we're glossing over what are some of elon musk's concerns, which is that computers don't make moral decision. humans make moral decisions. am i right? >> i think the risks are as much about what individuals and people in the organizations and unintended consequences of this technology as much as what ta machines might decide to do. >> both could be right in the long term without monitoring, it's possible he's right that you could have a bunch of robots smarter. >> we're a long way
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places. remember, elon musk wants us to live on other planets. we need to make sure it's used in an effective way. that's what elon is trying to encourage us to think about. >> they're both smart guys and they're both raising valid points. >> thank you, robert. good to have you here. >> good to have you table always. >> charlie, did you hear he was on the stephen colbert show last night. we're finding out what makes him tick. >> since the last time you were here, you had hart surgery. >> i did. >> are they building a bigger better artificial charlie rose? >> i've got two artificial heart valves. >> get a load of charlie rose.
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lawmakers are looking at the opioid abuse. a world-class athlete is developing an unconventional approach, you could say, in wyoming by taking addicts outdoors. jeff glor looks at how exposing them to the elements can help. good morning. >> good morning. jackson hole is one f the most exclusive resort locations in the world. it's a destination for extreme wealth and athletes. the combination of skiing,
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clieling, and hiking might be unparallel. but the hikes often lead thrill seekers to claim the same rush off the mountain. that's where the problem and perhaps the solution starts. >> these are 40 pounds apiece. >> reporter: it's an unusual approach to an agonizing issue. by putting people's hearts under extreme pressure, ryan burke believes he can retrain their brain. >> this is not coddling. >> no. outpatient or addiction therapy in the past has been a lot of talk, let's sit around in the circle and chat about it. it's important, but it's more important to go out there and practice that skill under pressure, to know what your body feels like and to know what you're dealing with. >> reporter: burke is a world-class triathlete who holds records but he's not into
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endorsements or sponsorships. he's dedicated his career to addiction counseling, pioneering an approach called mind strength. >> it's a mental f athletes and to get them to stay calm under simulated exposure so they know what fear feels like, so when we is actually on the derless, th stay in control. >> the m climb a rock wall while wearing a blindfolds. a client ofburke's, he grew up with him. his life went off track. >> that came from skiing and sort of transitioned to my partying and my drinking and getting into drug use. >> it was alcohol, opioids, heroin. a lot of people don't come back
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from that. >> interesting. it's something to talk about now, you know, a couple of years later yochl u don't realize until you're in the thick of it and take a step back and say, you know, a year ago i was doing this, and now i'm here. >> now, three years sober, andrew shortsz is m back to competition with burke's help. mind strength does things le send people into cold lake breath and tie a climber's knot under water. recovering jn to run blindfolded. balance on al highly elevated heart rate. routburke's own life experience. >> you saw yourself at one point going down this road to pull yot of it. >> yeah. when i started to see
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challenge of me, i'd say overdrinking you know, abusing on the cusp of addiction, i was on the board of having a very big problem. i pulled myself back. >> reporter: med taegs is another part of the program. two of burke's famous sayings is slower is faster and patience is progress. >> whether you're working in new york or in florida on a beach, we all have the ability. >> it's interesting. you're teaching people not to think. >> yeah, yeah. absolutely. >> to chill. >> quiet the brain. i use the analogy that everyone's on the surface and waves are really big, you have conflict in your life, but there's that quiet in your brain beneath the surface that wants to be calm. to bring people to that level makes for a higher quality of human being. >> burke ha lost friends and
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clients to overdose which has more than tripled since 2005. the people we talked to say attitudes have shifted and what was once ignored are now being discussed widely. >> that's interesting. >> patience is progress. >> and slower is faster. >> and quieting the brain. >> i like him. >> and it seems to work. >> it does seem to work. >> and having purpose planning. >> it looked like you were sitting in a painting. >> it's great. not ch american best and in particular jackson hole. >> t
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good morning, i'm jim donovan. philadelphia building inspectors are on the scene of the partial row home collapse in, west philadelphia. this is number eight ruby street near 54th and market where collapse happened just before 5:00 o'clock this morning. we're told man and woman were inside before the collapse but escaped safely with their family cats, and resident also tell cbs-3 "eyewitness news" that homes on both side of this one had been previously demolish. let's turn to katie for a look at the forecast. >> forecast all and all have something for everyone i think we have cloudy skies out there that is limiting the warmth and also a little break in the cloud cover for blue sky along the way but generally more gray sky then anything. also comfortable air out there our daytime high only hits 80. we are flirting with only zero
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seven in most locations and mountains it is sweat shirt weather, however we have dew points that have started to drop off a little bit here so not asterrably humid either. next couple days we will find some rain, thunderstorms firing up out there and widespread fashion and quite heavily on friday especially as late as early saturday morning and then sunday, monday, tuesday, all three days looks beautiful right now , meisha. >> katie, thanks very much for that. we are looking outside still busy bird's eye view vine to i-95, lots of volume coming off ben franklin bridge and speaking of bridge inspections we have got them, a help me on the schuylkill, schuylkill eastbound between vine, university avenue this will linger up until 3:00 p.m. head up on that. mobil construction crews out there pennsylvania turnpike westbound between neshaminy falls and fort washington that left lane compromised good news we're on this mobile crew you can see we are traveling around posted speed, overall give yourself some extra time still, jim, back over to you. that is "eyewitness news"
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