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own side show, republican candidates share the spotlight in the final debate before the iowa caucuses. new video from the fbi puts you over the deadly standoff shoot-out in oregon, while more armed protesters are standing their ground today. and fighter bright. people across the northeast got a scare when the navy jets took to the air. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. just four days to go until the first votes are cast in the 2016 presidential election. this morning, the candidates are making their closing arguments to iowa voters. where the republicans, a final pitch started last night in the gop's seventh debate, but in the latest twist in this sometimes surreal campaign, the republican
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opponents on the stage. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. donald trump refused to take part in the debate and he is locked in a dispute with fox news over moderator megyn kelly. and now instead of facing off with his opponents, he took this opportunity to stage an event of his own. i'm going to make your head burn >> reporter: in his latest attempt to shred the political playbook, donald trump organized an event to raise money for veterans and support for his presidential campaign. trump told more than 700 people in attendance that he would prefer to be at the debate. >> you have to stick up to your rights. when you're treated badly, you have to stick up for your rights. you have to do it. >> reporter: trump said fox news asked him throughout the day to attend the debate.
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wanted a $5 million charitable donation. >> let's address the he will font not in the room tonight. >> reporter: meanwhile, three miles away, trump's opponents was three niles away but still the center of the attention. >> i kind of miss donnell trump. he was a teddy bear to me. >> let me say, i'm a maniac and everyone on this stage is stupid, fat, and ugly. and, ben, you're a terrible surgeon. now that we have gotten the donald trump portion out of the way. >> reporter: trump's absence was a moment of opportunity for ted cruz and marco rubio, they are trump's closest competitors in iowa. the senators continue to spar over immigration. >> you said on the issue of people here illegally, we could reach a compromise. in the committee you said i want to bring people out of the shadows. now you want to trump trump on immigration. >> marco made the choice to go the direction of the major donors to support amnesty because he thought it was politically advantageous.
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criticize cruz as a conservative on immigration. >> reporter: but the republican focused much of their attacks on hillary clinton, instead of each other. >> she is completely unqualified to be commander in chief. >> reporter: however, trump still cast a long shadow in the sin room after the debate. >> did you miss donald trump out there tonight? >> not at all. man, that was the best debate we have had. >> this is not about trump and this is not about me. this is about america and the problems that we face. >> reporter: but trump's decision to boycott could alienate some voters. >> it felt like he was running away from fox news a little bit. >> reporter: trump says his event raised more than $6 million for veterans. his campaign hasn't released which groups the money will go to. now despite being absent from the campaign stage, donald trump was still the most talked about candidate on social media last night, but what really matters now is getting the votes out.
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first time voters have a say. >> marlie hall, in des moines, iowa, thanks a lot. cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson will analyze the debate and preview the iowa caucuses, that is coming up on "cbs this morning." president obama made clear his thoughts on november's election. speaking to house democrats at their annual conference, the president said a democrat will succeed him because democrats focus on things that matter. vice president biden, considering the current republican front runners, was equally as confident. >> and, by the way, we may be given a gift from the lord in the presidential race here. >> bernie sanders releases a tough new commercial today and it's critical of goldman sachs and the use of speaking fees. it doesn't mention hillary clinton by name, but she did receive $600,000 in fees from the wall street firm. this morning, a small number of armed protesters continue to occupy a federal wildlife refuge in oregon.
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meanwhile, as danielle nottingham reports, the fbi released video of the shooting death of the group's spokesman. we have a warning for you -- this report contains graphic video. >> reporter: new video from an fbi plane shows law enforcement stopping ammon bundy and several of his followers in two vehicles tuesday. a white truck carrying the group's spokesman, lavoy finicum and bundy's brother ryan and two others speeds away but swerves to avoid a road block and narrowly misses law enforcement officers. shortly after, finicum gets out and is seen reaching for his jacket and one oregon state trooper opens fire and the shooter killed finicum and wounded ryan bundy. several weapons were found inside the vehicle. >> we did everything we could to bring this situation to a peaceful resolution. >> reporter: four protesters are
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end the armed occupation of the malhuer national wildlife refuge despite their leader ammon bundy repeatedly telling them to leave. >> ammon desires the occupation to end. >> turn yourself in. do not use physical force. >> reporter: bundy and two dozen others seized the wildlife refuge on january 2nd to demand the federal government turn public land over to public control. bundy and ten others are in custody and face a federal charge of conspiracy to impede officers of the united states through the use of force, intimidation, or threats. the fbi says the remaining occupiers want a guarantee that they won't be charged before they surrender. danielle nottingham, cbs news. on monday, the world health organization will hold a special session to decide whether to declare the spread of the zika virus a public health emergency. don champion is here in new york with the latest on that. good morning, don. >> reporter: good morning. meeting in geneva yesterday, the
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its concerns that warns if not contained, there could be 4 million cases of the zika virus over the next year. >> it is now spreading explosively. as of today, cases have been reported in 23 countries and territories in the region. the level of alarm is extremely high. >> reporter: the zika virus is transmitted by mosquitoes and may cause birth defects. until last year when the virus was discovered in brazil, it had not been a threat to the western hemisphere. >> you have multiple countries in south america and in the caribbeans, so by anybody's definition, that would be considered a pandemic. >> reporter: so far, the disease has not spread in the u.s. and officials here say, for now, americans who do not travel don't need to worry, but at least 31 americans who have been to the caribbean or latin
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it is such a concern in el salvador they are advising women not to become pregnant until 2018 and even more concern this year where the olympic games will be held in rio de janeiro. for now no treatment or vaccine, but scientists in the u.s. and canada say a vaccine could be available for emergency use by the end of the year. >> that would certainly be good news. don champion here in new york, thanks a lot, don. three dangerous inmates who escaped from a california jail remain on the run, but a teacher who allegedly helped them escape is now under arrest. nooshafarrin ravaghi taught english at the orange county jail. officials say she developed a relationship with nayeri, the alleged mastermind of the escape. >> there is no confirmation that she brought tools into the jail. she is denying having brought the tools, but what we do know is that she provided google maps, those type of things, to
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>> the three inmates broke out of jail a week ago. so far, there have been ten arrests in connection with the escape. ethan couch, the american teenager who used a so-called affluenza defense, is due to appear in a texas court today. couch arrived in ft. worth yesterday from mexico where he and his mother had fled in december. couch was on probation following a drunken driving conviction. four people were killed in that crash. coming up on the morning news now, disturbing allegations in the flint water crisis. state workers may have gotten help a year before residents, as contaminated water flowed from the tap. this is the "cbs morning news." let's review: heat, plus relief, plus healing, equals thermacare. the proof that it heals is you. feel secure in your dentures... feel free to be yourself all day. just switch from denture paste to sea-bond denture adhesive seals. holds stronger than the
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none of the illnesses are reported to be life-threatening, but the school will be closed today. a new scandal in the flint water crisis. a free journalist speaks out. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the washington post" reports on the first public appearance by its journalist jason rezaian. since his release from iran, he spoke at a ceremony for the opening of the "post" new offices in washington. he said he was humbled by everyone's efforts on his behalf. >> each day since my release, i learn more about the effort to gain our freedom, which began the moment we were taken from our home, and continue on in support of our reintroduction into the world. >> secretary of state john kerry called the day rezaian and other americans were freed from iran, one of his best. "buzzfeed" news reports michigan state workers got bottled water a year before flint residents who were worried about lead contamination.
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in the next year. front-runner donald trump made good on his word to boycott last night's republican debate. instead, trump attended an event to raise money for veterans. trump was mocked at the debate by his opponents. the iowa caucuses are just four days away. well, before tonight's republican debate "face the nation" moderator john dickerson dropped by the late show with stephen colbert. he was asked if trump's antics have any chance of paying off. >> just very quickly. do you think trump hurt himself or helped himself by saying, bye-bye, i'm not showing up for your debate? >> we will know when they start voting. i think, though, he is running a campaign on strength, and he has all of hi opponents to bite on that territory and this is about him showing strength and domination and it's right in line with what he has been running on. >> so good, bad? you know.
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the proceeds will go to various charities. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will show you how walmart closures across the country are having a big impact on small towns. plus, disney's gender language gap. how some of disney's popular female characters aren't given enough to say in their movies and wine country meets the super bowl. >> if you had to have a super drink of super bowl 50, what would it be? >> it would be wine. >> reporter: york is one of the owners of the san francisco 49ers. to him, location is everything. why do you think football and wine go together? >> well, because it is northern california and you've got access to some of the best wines in the world. >> that is all ahead on "cbs this morning." that is the "cbs morning news" for this friday. thanks for watching.
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