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captioning funded by cbs friday, february 23rd, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." president trump makes a push to arm of advertising this school has no guns, we are u l know the opposite. nobody's going to attack that are l. filed against the president's former campaign aide paul manafort and rick gates. and talk about being in the. a police officer makes a life-saving catch.
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good morning from the newsr headquarters here in new york. good to be with you.n. there was an armed sheriff's deputy on duty at the florida high school where 17eoh lt week. he never went inside and he never engaged thewashington, pr wants to train teachers to carry firearms and he has raising the minimum age to buying an assault rifle.ew yk with the details. good morning, john. good morning, they're struggling to figure out why failed to drop the the sheriff said it made him sick to his stock okay to see a video showing an armed officer during the florida shooting stand by and do nothing. >> what i saw was a deputy arrive at the west side of
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building 12 take up a position, and he never went in. >> that deputy scott peterson resigned yesterday after being suspended without pay. this revelation comes on the second day in a row president trump called for teachers and other school personnel to be armed. he said, they should even get paid extra to carry a gun. >> nobody's going to attack that school, believe me. they're cowards. they don't want to be shot at. >> reporter: that stance was echoed at this week's nra's political conference. >> our nfl games, our office buildings, our movie stars, our politicians, they're all more protected than our children at school. does that make any sense? >> president trump who will speak today at the same cpac event broke slightly, tweeting in part,ly be strongly pushing
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comprehensive background checks with an emphasis on mental health, raise the age to 21, and end sale of bump stocks. anne-marie, the broward county sheriff's office placed two other deputies on restricted due tichlt it's looking into whether they properly handled two telephone tips the past two years warning the suspect might commit a school shooting. anne-marie? president trump says he believes the nra will go along with his proposal to raise the age for purchasing an assault rifle, but the nra didn't appear to be in an agreeable mood. as we reported, nra chief wayne lapierre made his first public comments yesterday since the florida shooting. he accused advocates of exploiting it, particularly the democrats. >> chris murphy, nancy pelosi, and more, cheered on the national media, ee bar to blame the nra and called for even more
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government control. they hate the nra. they hate the second amendment. they hate individual freedom. >> on twitter president trump called nra leaders great people and great american patriots. well, ahead on "cbs this morning," cbs news contributor and psychologist lisa damour weighs in on what the mental health system can and cannot do to prevent gun violence. former trump campaign chair paul man a fort is denying new allegations that brought in an indictment. it accuses them of tax evasion and bank fraud. a spokesman for manafort says he's innocent and confident he will be acquitted. manafort and gate already face charges relating to their work with the ukraine. it does not appear to be directly related to the mueller
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investigation. eric geithner says an indictment brought against him is an invasion. it alleges he blackmailed a woman he was having an affair with with a compromising photo. he admits to having the affair before he was elected and he insists he committed no crime. his lawyers have filed motion to dismiss the indictment. the justice department announced a new initiative charging financial fraud against the elderly. oiler americans lose about $3 billion a year to mass mailing and telemarketing schemes. laura podesta hat our report. >> he feels humiliated and lost everything. she had $69 in her bank account. >> the rise of new technologies
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have made it easier for criminals to coordinate their efforts and perpetrate their crimes. >> reporter: sessions and other officials unveiled what they're calling one of the largest elder care enforcement actions in the nation's history. more than 200 defendants are now charged in bogus sweepstakes and technology schemes defrauding them of their life savings. >> you can be a target, but you don't have to be a victim. >> reporter: consumer education is the best education from these schemes. they also suggest families watch out for suspicious mail. >> it's hard to imagine for anyone that a loved one could commit suicide, but my grandmother did because these individuals preyed on her and on her good heart. >> reporter: families are being urged to call the fbi, the federal trade commission, or their state attorney general if they have any questions or considers. laura podesta, cbs news, new
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york. this morning the central and southern u.s. is in the middle of a multi-day rain and flooding event. the flooding is getting worse in indiana, michigan, and illinois. in northern illinois several horses and other animals had to be rescued. dozens of homes are surrounded by high water. in wichita, a driver had to be rescued from a submerged vehicle in the arkansas river. flood warnings are posted from texas to indiana. well, coming up on the "morning news" now, calling out misconduct. how the nba is helping workers report problems in the workplace. and terror scare. a suspicious letter is sent to prince harry and meghan markle. this is the "cbs morning news." . then i realized something was missing... me. my symptoms were keeping me from being there. so, i talked to my doctor and learned humira is for people who still have symptoms of crohn's disease after trying other medications.
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on the "cbs moneywatch," the nra loses some credit, and the next phase in the fight over net neutrality. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> good morning, anne-marie. well, the federal reserve issues its semiannual monetary policy report to congress today. minutes from the latest fed meeting indicates policy makers were confident. the dow edged up as well as the s&p 500. there's a possible pushback against the national rifle association. it said it will stop producing the nra's visa card. national said this is in response to customer feedback. mean teem takata air bag maker has agreed to a deal. at least 22 people have died because of the faulty airbag
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inflaters. the deal covers 44 states and the district of columbia, but the states won't get much o the money. they've agreed not to collect the settlement so victims will receive larger settlements. takata filed for bankruptcy protection in june. the fcc took another step toward the appeal in net neutrality. that's the provision that internet providers should be equal. in december the fcc voted to repeal obama era net neutrality rules. yesterday the agency formally published the rules to take the place of older rules. that opens the door for opponents to file new lawsuits. now, ups said it will start using electric delivery trucks. they cost the same as conventional diesel or gas-fueled ones. the shipping giant has been developing the truck for for years. the electric trucks are usually more expensive because of battery costs.
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ups said it will start deploying 50 of the vehicles by the end of this year. anne-marie. >> diane king hall at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much, diane. >> thank you. still to come, winning moments at the olympics. a look back at the memorable images from the winter games from the knitting snowboard coach to the red, white, and blue sports bras. lyrics: things'll get brighter. lyrics: ooh-oo child lyrics: thing's are gonna get easier. lyrics: ooh-oo child, lyrics: things'll get brighter.
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home awards. in the overall count, norway and germany are tied on top with 13 for each country. and canada, 7 president trivanums arrives. she'll lead sunday's olympic closing ceremony skming ceremon dana jacobson is in south korea with a look back. good morning, morning, anne-mar. from the opening ceremonies to winning gold, there have been plenty of iconic images at this to be iconic for it to go viral, and some of those may be thesu . from unique modes of the swiss to brazen team uniforms ns
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have had their share moments.enp you warm. the team from finland brought back the kni seen in sochi so they could win laugh at himself. aim not thinking about my run much. >> i don't mind being laughed at. >> reporter: from laughter to cheer, the koreans get a nod for cheerleading. this red, white, and blue class trio belonged to silver medal winning winner. >> luge is a crazy sport. >> reporter: their patriotic sports bras are an olympic throwback despite the subfreezing temps on the course. >> when they asked if i wanted
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to do it, i thout, yeah, of course. i'm disrobing at the game. you guys are nuts. >> taking off our jackets i was like, this is bad idea and then the adrenalin kicked in, yeah, i'm pumped. >> reporter: the first u.s. man to win the olympic medal in the singles luge. but as for a snap schott image of the game, he may have to share that with his patriotic crew. social images are not tonal things helping us remember the winter olympics. it's like #garlic girls anand and #shibsibs. they said they've had that name for a long time but when it was trending, it was pretty cool. >> that's pretty cool. not being at the olympics but getting your hashtag to trend. that's hard to do. thanks a lot. coming up, we'll talk with
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morning, former aide paul manafort has a new allegation. they're accused of tax evasion and bank fraud. manafort says he's innocent. and there was an armed officer on duty at the florida school where 17 people were killed. he never went inside or engaged the gunman. president trump wants to increase the age to buy an assault rifle to 21 and strengthen background checks. nikki battiste reports where
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teachers in colorado are already armed in schools. >> reporter: carl donaldson is a science teacher at this rural colorado high school. he's been carrying a 9 millimeter gun in his classroom for a year. >> where is your firearm. >> can i show it to you? >> yes, please. >> cowboy boots. >> is it loaded? >> there's not one in the chamber. he volunteered to be armed making him about one of 100 armed staff in schools across colorado. >> would it be more effective to have a loaded gun? >> yes. that's a concern, especially if they come after me. >> reporter: teachers are required to go through training. >> there's a really good chance if you were to have an active shooter it would be one of your current or former students. are you ready to shoot them or possibly kill one of them? >> if someone point as gun at my
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or my students, yes. i'm not going to hesitate. >> reporter: we sat down with a few other teachers here during a lunch break having the same discussion. >> i had mixed feelings when we first came up with it. it was like, yes, we do need help, but i'm not a huge gun person either. so i had the mixed feelings. >> reporter: despite these warning signs in front of the school, parents, students, and staff are not told who is around. >> reporter: all these conversations going on across the country. a lot of people would say this is a terrible idea. >> yeah. and that's their opinion and i respect it. but i think our community wants our students protected. >> reporter: colorado law prohibits firearms in schools but a loophole lets schools choose to let staff kari. coming up on "cbs this morning," an update on the 13 california siblings allegedly
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tortured and starved by their parents. we'll let you know how they survived. ultra, talking about products sold as new and a person who was expected to clean. and we'll talk with nashville's hot evidence songwriter and heading out on her first solo tour. that's the cbs news for this friday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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>> this is cbs-3 "eyewitness news" this morning. >> we are hoping for some answers, on how this happened. >> family, friends, demanding answers after shocking accident on the pennsylvania turnpike, we'll tell you what we're learning about the man who lost his life in the lehigh tunnel. >> today teachers and staff return to the florida school where gunman killed 17 people, and now learning armed school resource officer charged with pro ticking those students and staff stayed outside the school during the attack. >> and two new jersey state troop remembers being honored, we'll tell you the brave actions they took during terror attack at seaside park that they're now being recognized for. today is friday, february 23rd , i'm jim

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