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2017. this is the "cbs morning news". a secret meeting at the white house rattles democrats. now they are calling for the head of the house intelligence committee to recuse himself from the russia investigation. officer shot. two undercover miami police officers are targeted in an ambush-style attack. the oakland raiders are getting a nation. they are making a move to sin city. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarterse
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good to be with you. i'm green. the chairman of the house intelligence committee is brushing aside calls to step down from the committee's investigation of russian interference in the 2016 election. donald trump's son-in-law agreed to testify before the senate committee investigating possible russian ties with the trump campaign. hena daniels is here in new york. >> reporter: president trump visits epa headquarters in the nation's capital where he's expected to sign another executive order this one taking aim at several obama era climate policies. but democrats are asking paul ryan to replace the republican chair of the house intelligence committee. president trump took to social media monday suggesting the house intelligence committee investigate bill and hillary clinton's alleged ties to russia. tweeting russian speech money to bill, the hillary-russian reset trump russia story is a
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late night rant came from growing calls from house democrats where the chair devin nunes to recuse himself from the russian probe into trurp associates. >> enough question has been raised in the public about whether he can lead a credible investigation in this. >> reporter: on monday representative nunes acknowledged he had a secret meeting with an unidentified source on white house grounds last week. during which he says he viewed highly classified documents about mr. trump's surveillance claims. nunes then briefed the president about it before talking to members of his own committee. >> i'm sure the democrats do want me to quit because they know i'm quite effective. >> reporter: development came on the same day the president's son-in-law and senior adviser jared kushner voluntarily agreed to be interviewed which senate lawmakers as part of their probe of the russia meddling in the 2016 election. amid revelations kushner sat down with sergei kislyak at
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transition and met with the helped of a russian bank with deep ties to vladimir putin. >> that was part of his role and he executed it completely as he was supposed to. >> reporter: date for kushner's testimony has not been set. the white house said executive order president trump will sign the epa will rescind the clean power plant which limit emissions from power plants. ahead on "cbs this morning" we'll talk to senator john mccain who is calling for a select committee to investigate russian interference in the election. apparently republican efforts to reform health care are not over just yet. house speaker paul ryan huddled with administration officials at the white house yesterday. he told republican donors he intends to keep pushing for an overhaul of health care. he reportedly is aiming to outline a plan at
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retreat thursday. the failure to repeal obamacare was a blow to the administration and many republicans. but for folks who depend on the affordable care act for their health care the continuation for obamacare is a big relief. >> reporter: jennifer winters 2-year-old son is in the hospital a lot these days. he's covered under the aca but winter voted for donald trump. >> i'm a republican. so i stayed true to my party and our principles. >> reporter: although she sees problems with the afternoon ca she's grateful for some of the benefits. >> well, the main thing for the aca did for me is, of course, the pre-existing conditions. that's huge. he has two major life altering conditions that if i had to go and shop for it, i wouldn't be able to afford it. >> reporter: winter lives in quakertown, pennsylvania whose congressman brian fitzpatrick was one of
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yo arms i'm a democrat, i'm a ao republican, come together. that's why we elected you. the senate judiciary committee's vote on supreme court nominee neal gorsuch has been pushed back a
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democrats requested the postponemen. republicans need support from eight democrats. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell appears ready to change the rules and confirm him with a simple majority. in florida, two miami-dade police officers are recovering after being shot last night. the officers were in plain-clothes working undercover conducting an investigation near an apartment complex. police say it's unclear why they were shot or if the shooters knew their targets were police officers. >> feels like this, to have the audacity to ambush a vehicle unprovoked and open fire like that on individuals in these communities that are causing havoc, terrorizing these communities day in, day out. these officers were out here to path stop to that. >> a price union spokesman said six men walked towards the officer's unmarked car and opened fire. one officer returned fire. a powerful cyclone is knocking down trees and kck
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northeastern australia. debbie roared ashore with rain and gusts up to 160 miles per hour. it's hitting a 200 mile stretch of coastline. one person was injured when a wall collapsed. thousands of people evacuated tourist towns near the great barrier reef. a new round of storms are moving into the southern plains. hail pounded alabama last night. today parts of texas and oklahoma could see the worst of it. strong winds caused significant damage in tennessee yesterday. residents are clearing down trees and working to restore power. oakland is losing its football team to las vegas and raiders fans say it's a sin. >> i don't stand for it. i don't approve of it. quite frankly the raiders, the nfl are dead to me. >> nfl owners okayed the move yesterday. the raiders owner wasn't satisfied with
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for a new stadium. las vegas is promising a $1.7 billion facility. until it's ready raiders will play two or three more seasons in the bay area. coming up on the morning news now, funding threat. the attorney general issues a warning to so-called sanctuary cities that defy immigration laws. basketball dynasty delivers. uconn makes it to the ncaa women's final four. this is the "cbs morning news". not caused by a heart valve problem. but whatever trail i take, i go for my best. so if there's something better than warfarin, i'll go for that too. eliquis. eliquis reduced the risk of stroke better than warfarin, plus had less major bleeding than warfarin. eliquis had both. don't stop taking eliquis unless your doctor tells you to, as stopping increases your risk of having a stroke. eliquis can cause serious and in rare cases fatal bleeding. don't take eliquis if you have an artificial heart valve
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starting friday night inas. scientists transform a spinach leaf into a heart tissue and a warning to sanctuary cities, those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. the "new york times" reports on the trump administration's warning to local governments that harbor undocumented immigrants. attorney general jeff sessions said yesterday law enforcement funding will be withheld from sanctuary cities. local police agencies receive more than $4 billion in federal grants every year. the hill says the dakota access pipeline is ready to go into service. the company behind the project says a disputed stretch near the missouri river is filled with oil. the pipe will carry crude 2,000 miles to a shipping point in illinois. the "detroit free press" says michigan has agreed to pay $87 million for new water lines in flint. it's part of the state settlement of a lawsuit over lead contaminated water in
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city. at least 18,000 lead or galvanized pipes will be replaced in flint within three years. florida today says spacex is gearing up for a major rocket test. the company fired the engines of a used falcon 9 yesterday at kennedy space center. spacex is planning its first relaunch of a refurbished robert on thursday. c b c news reports recreational marijuana can be legal one canada by mid-2018. the governing liberal party plans to propose it next month. the prime minister favored legalization during his campaign. "time" explains how scientists in massachusetts turned a spinach leaf into beating heart tissue. they colonized the veins of the leaf with human tissue. they hope to ease the shortage of don'tor organs. still ahead. uploading your thoughts. elon mufb wants
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country.
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♪ this girl is on fire ♪ this girl is on fire the manhattan statue known as fearless girl has persisted. she will keep staring down wall street's charging bull through february of next year. the new york mayor extended her stay. a financial firm sponsored the work. on the "cbs money watch" possible clues today about the next interest rate hike and elon musk wants to connect your brain to a computer. jill wagner is at the economic knicks wi -- new york stock exchange. >> reporter: trump's rally could be losing some momentum after failing to reform health care investors worry about president trump can deliver on key campaign promises like tax reform and loosening regulations. the dow is on its largest losing streak. yesterday the
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but nasdaq gained 11. janet yellen is speaking about the economy and monetary policy today. investors are waiting to see if she will give any clues about the next interest rate hike. the fed meets in april. google's home customers can reach progressive insurance via google activated speaker google assist. they can get answers to insurance topics. acapulco have been dropped from the holland america line citing recent concerns. acapulco has been plagued by high levels of crime and gang killings. holland america said its ships will visit other mexican destinations. authorities in berlin are trying to figure out who stole a massive gold coin worth more than $4 million.
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taken from a museum before dawn yesterday. police won't say if they have surveillance footage of the crime but the coin's weight which is said to be as much as a refrigerator has been convinced that more than one person was involved. >> imagine communicating with your computer using only your brain. the "wall street journal" says billionaire elon musk wants to turn the idea into reality through a new company neurolink. the technology is called neurolace. involves implanting tiny electrodes into the brain that will upload and download thoughts. that gives me a headache just thinking about it. maybe if they can erase bad memories i would be interested. >> thank you so much. still ahead a new approach to a long running crisis. doctors issue guidelines on treating substance addiction to let more people get the help they need.
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ not all mustangs are allowed on highways. drivers near san francisco were surprised monday when a morse and mule galloped by. they found a broken fence and couldn't resist. the freeway was closed briefly while they were lassoed. >> president trump is enlifts chris christie in the fight against opposite i'd abuse. christie has worked in the last year to slow heroin and prescription drug abuse in the state. a major medical group is urging a new approach to the age old problem of substance abuse. the story from
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>> reporter: 42-year-old julio rivera has been clean for three years but his addiction to heroin is still a constant fight. >> even considering how well you're doing it's still an every day battle. >> yeah. it's a lifetime battle. >> reporter: the american college of physicians is taking a radical new stance, recommending substance abuse disorders be treated as a chronic medical condition not a moral failure. this doctor author of new guidelines which promote treatment for addicts instead of criminalizing their behavior and thing on them in jail. >> the stigma that has been associated has led to a lack of treatment options. >> reporter: the group founded in 2014, only 18% of the 22 and a half million americans with drug or alcohol problems actually receive treatment. compared to more than 70% for hyper tension, diabetes and depression. julio found care at start a new york treatment and
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center. dr. brown says the new guidelines are right on target. >> when those, you might say key players make a statement as competent as this it makes a big difference. >> reporter: julio is now a peer counselor. >> i help people to get their lives together. >> reporter: the new recommendations tell doctors to pay closer attention to guidelines for prescribing addictive pain killers which continue to fuel the opioid epidemic. kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," we will take you into the personal archives of martial arts legend brews lee as we discover his writings and his philosophy. i'm ted greenburg. this is the cbs mor"cbs morning.
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good morning, 4:25. this morning we know more about the future of that temporary statue in the center of wall street. >> veterinarians have prepared me that it's possible that we may not have any solid answers. >> and a mystery at
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zoo, what killed more than two dozen animals overnight. >> why would a wisconsin boy donate his most prized possession to the local police department. >> good morning, 4:26. it's kind of balmy out there already. it's starting to feel like spring. good morning, i'm mike hydeck. >> i'm mikea turner in for jan jeffcoat this morning. a little damp out there, but feels kind of good. we're going to warm up later right. >> we're headed back to the 70s, a little more humid. we have some showers to go through this morning, also thunderstorms possible today. for all those reasons i just listed we have a yellow weather alert. you're going to need the umbrella today. we have some showers north of gaithersburg, north of frederick. temperatures into the 50s and 60s. it is mild out there, warmer than yesterday for sure. a couple of showers just north of manassas and left side to the beltway and all the way down through culpeper. these are moving pretty fast to
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an hour, headed to bowie at 5:02. a closer look at the shower headed to frederick, these are not severe, just some good showers, a quick downpour near frederick and heavier pockets of rain in hagerstown. we will see more rain between9:00 and noon. we'll have some steady showers move in. we break apart the action just before lunch time and for the afternoon isolated thunderstorms. a little bit of everything today before we dry out tomorrow. ellen, it is 4:30. good morning, already an accident. >> we usually have a couple of accidents at this point not creating many troubles for you on the roads. here's where they are today at 95 northbound right by route 198. we have this crash, you can tell even as you head northbound toward baltimore you will be okay. not blocking all your lanes by any mean. this is a little south of the icc when you pass by old columbia park. here's
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drone a sensor. this isif you're on the icc traffic moving okay there and on 29 as well in both directions. thank you so much. new this morning, a 17-year-old high school student and a teacher have been confirmed dead after being hit by an avalanche in japan. the eight victims were found after the avalanche hit them. the avalanche also injured 40 others including 7 who are currently in critical condition. >> the storm is making its way toward the mainland, too. debbie it's called. category 4 cyclone, winds gusting 155 miles per hour, and copious amounts of rain. the eye of the storm is expected to cross the coastline later today. this is the type of mustang you'd expect to
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highway, that mustang in the rearview mirror turned out to be a real horse running on a northern california highway followed by a mule. the pair used an onramp to get on to the highway. so that's just a quick look at what's going on. >> different kind of traffic. >> the news at 4:30 starts right now. >> this is wake up washington on wusa9. good morning, 4:29. depending on where you're waking up you might see some drizzle outside your window. things are going to change as date goes on including a chance for thunderstorms. >> good morning, i'm mikea turner in for jan jeffcoat. >> mike hydeck here on wake up washington. >> it is going to be a little warm and humid out there for today, and we are
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i'm supposed to be over there. happy tuesday, i'm in the wrong spot. [ laughter ] how about this. hey, good morning. all right, just walking across the studio. my apologies. we have yellow weather alert today because we're going to have some showers out there, even some thunderstorms this afternoon. grab your umbrella, you will need it from time to time today, not all day. today is going to be our best chance for showers. we do have some wet commutes. there will be some pockets of fog. i did notice a little near the potomac so near bodies of water and low lying areas. temperatures in the 50s as you step out the door, some showers in frederick, also some showers on the bottom side of the beltway some pretty light showers. frederick you're getting a nice little downpour. watch what happens today. we do have more steady showers between 9 and noon today arrive around the region. if you're not commuting until goter on in the day, that's


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