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captioning funded by cbs it's thursday, april 20th, 2017. this is the "cbs morning news." bill o'reilly ousted after mounting sexual harassment claims, fox news cuts the cord with its once popular host. o'reilly's reaction and a look at what aired in his place. the starting suicide of aaron hernandez. the final moments of the former football star's life and why some experts say he died an innocent man. the secret service made a late night security change at the white house. the impact it will have on
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tourists. and a new orca calf makes a splash at seaworld. why the start of life marks the end of an era. 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. well, the fox news channel is regrouping this morning after firing its biggest star. bill o'reilly was sacked following an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment. after he was fired, o'reilly continued to deny any wrongdoing, but the alleged cases were piling up and advertisers were jumping ship. o'reilly was the influential conservative and very popular face of fox. fox stock fell almost 1% following news of his dismissal. hena daniels is here in new york. good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. fired after two decades at fox news, the talk show host said he was proud of his timeth
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network as reports of sexual and racial harassment mounted. fox news channel dana perino praised bill o'reilly on wednesday hours after the network's decision to fire him. >> bill has been the king of broadcast. he raised the bar for interviewers everywhere. >> guess where bill's going? i'll have a full report when i return. >> his ouster came as he vacationed in italy where he met with the pope yesterday at the vatican. more than 50 major sponsors have pulled out of his show in recent weeks amid new investigation into sexual and rashlt harassment claims against the 67-year-old and reports fox new and o'reilly paid five women a total of $13 millionthe past to keep quiet about his alleged sexual harassment. while o'reilly maintains its innocence, the parent company
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stamtd yesterday saying after a careful and thorough review of the allegations, the company and bill o'reilly have agreed he will not be returning to the channel. wendy walsh, a former fox commentator said she lost a chance for a job at the fox network after she rejected o'reilly's advances. >> fox is doing what fox should do. make a big public statement that women's rights are more important than the bottom line. >> in a statement o'reilly said he was proud of his time at fox and thanked his viewers for his success. >> and conservative host tucker carlson's show will take over o'reilly's coveted time slot. anne-marie? north korea state media has a message for the united states. don't mess with us. it warned of a super mighty preemptive strike as tensions on the korean peninsula continue to simmer. secretary of s
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said the u.s. is look for new ways to engage the north over its nuclear program. >> we're reviewing all of the status of north korea both in terms of state sponsorship of terrorism as well as all the other ways in which we can bring pressure to bear on the regime at pyongyang. meanwhile the trump administration is trying to clear up confusion after the president said last week that a u.s. aircraft carrier was headed to the korean peninsula as a warning. well, it turns out that the uss vinson was still on a training mission with australia but is now headed to the western pacific. >> the prid said he had the armada going toward peninsula. that's a fact. it has happened or is happening rather. >> he said it was disclosed early because of trance sparty. top secret documents handed
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over to wikileaks. jeff pegues has details. >> reporter: the security breach involves the theft of cia televisions, and computer systems. the agency has not publicly said when the material was taken or how it was stolen. much of the material was classified and stored in a highly secure section of the intelligence agency. still sources say hundreds of people would have had access to the material and investigators are going through those names. the trove was published in march by the anti-secrecy organization wikileaks. >> wikileaks walks like a hostile television service and talks like a hostile television service. >> reporter: just last week mike pompeo railed against wikileaks
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>> it's time to call out wikileaks for what it really is, a nonstage intelligence service. >> reporter: wikileaks say it obtained the information from former contract workers who worked for the secret intelligence. to this day they have not commented on the authenticity or the status of the investigation. cia director pompeo has pledged fundamental change in how the cia strengthens and secures internal systems. officially both the agency and fbi had no comment on the authenticity of the purported documents or the status of the investigation. jeff pegues, cbs news, washington. the secret service permanently closed a sidewalk it's the sidewalk along the south fence which had already been closed overnight. the secret service says the move will tighten security. last month a man jumped the white house fence and spent 17
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minutes on the ground while president trump was inside. in venezuela, more anti-government protests are planned today. at least two people were killed yesterday as opponents of president nick lal maduro bassled police. three weeks ago the supreme court rules to strip congress of its last remaining powers. there's been growing opposition to widespread food shortages, triple-digit inflation, and rampant crime. relative os aaron hernandez say they are heartbroken. the former tight end killed himself in a prison cell. his body was discovered early yesterday morning. cbs learned he had smoked synthetic marijuana the night before and had a bible in his arms. prison officials in massachusett
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england patriots star hanged himself with a bed sheet that he attached to his cell window. he was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later. the 27-year-old's suicide comes just five days after he became emotional when he was aquisted of murdering two men in boston in 201 2. >> mr. hernandez was wrongly accused of those crimes. >> reporter: but hernandez was still serving a life sentence without patrol role for the 2013 murder of odin lloyd who was dating his younger sister. he was a tight end with a $40 million contract when he was arrested for the murder. prison officials say they're not aware of any suicide note. the family and legal team is shocked and surprised that hernandez never indicated anything like this was possible and his loved ones are determined to find the truth
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kenneth craig, cbs news, new york. because of his death, hernandez's murder conviction could be suspended. the massachusetts law says upon a person's death if they had not exhausted all appeals the case reverts to the beginning as if the conviction never happened. well, coming up on the "morning news" now, campus conflict. conservative ann coulter said she won't be silenced. and blast-off, a rare two-person crew is set to rendezvous with the international space station in just a matter of hours. this is the "cbs morning news." if you have moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis like me, and you're talking to your rheumatologist about a medication... ...this is humira.
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the two are headed to the international space station and will arrive this morning after a six-hour trip. serena williams fires up social media with a big announcement. and conservative commentator ann coulter vows to speak at berkeley. the east bay times outside san francisco says a canceled speech by ann coulter at uc berkeley could happen off campus. a youth organization said the events would happen at a different location. berkeley canceled the upcoming speech over safety concerns. it's the third cancellation of a conservative speaker in ten weeks. the san diego "union tribune" says the judge who preside over the trump university case will also handle a high profile deportation indication over a 23-year-old. judge gonzalo
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preside over the case of a dreamer. deportation cases have risen since the president took office. last year then candidate trump criticized curiel. "the new york times" reports on a potential landmark church and state case. it was suggested they must sometimes provide religious aid to groups. they were sued over not receiving a playground. a lawsuit filed tuesday says bose accessed information from people who downloaded a smartphone app that remotely controls headphones and speakers. the suit claims headphones are essentially eefbs dropping on customers. bose has not responded. and "sports illustrated" said serena williams is
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here's look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. the last orca bred in captivity at seaworld is born. the killer whale was born yesterday at the san antonio park. the mother was already pregnant when seaworld announced last year it had stopped breeding its orcas following years of animal rights protests and declining ticket sales. >> on the "cbs moneywatch" now exxon seek as russian oil deal and facebook wants to read your mind. jill wagner is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, jill. >> good morning, anne-marie. the fed's beige book survey of economic conditions shod
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into early april with pay for some early workers. investors looking for more. the dow lost 118 points, the s&p finished four points lower. the nasdaq, though, gained 13. exxonmobil reportedly wanted to row assume drilling oil in black sea with the russian-owned company. that request is being reviewed by the trump administration. exxon's original drilling deal was blocked in 2014 when the u.s. imposed sanctions on russia. exxonmobil was formerly run by secretary of state rex tillerson who has close personal ties with russian president vladimir putin. the airlines is emirates is cutting ties with u.s. how about no hands typing. facebook has worked on a project at
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your brain. facebook says the theoretical brain computer interface is still many years away, but researchers at stanford have already created a system that allowed a paralyzed patient to type eight words a minute using over her thoughts. anne-marie. >> that is really cool as long as it doesn't type everything that's on my mind. >> some things need to stay private, right? >> exactly. jill wagner at the new york stock exchange. thank you so much, jill. still ahead, new lessons for children with autism. we'll show you a high-tech tool that's teaching kids at school. >> meet milo. he's a 2-foot-tall robot that's helping to change the lives of children with autism. i'm don champion in dallas with the story coming up. like an "unjection™". xeljanz xr. a once daily pill for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz xr can reduce pain,
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country.
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children with autism often struggle with social skills. that's something that can affect their learning in school. don champion reports on high-tech help that's taking place in the classroom. >> it's nice to meet you. >> reporter: meet milo to robot. he's got moves and skills. >> i can shake my head now. >> reporter: but he's not a toy. he's a new tool teaching children with autism social skills in the classroom. >> they learn these social skills and are then able to actually start interacting with other people. >> reporter: richard margolin and his company developed
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robokind. he said milo's consistent speech patterns and behavior are key to children with autism. >> when you bring technology into it, it's something they can engage with. it's something that's less overwhelming to them. >> keenan is a first grader. his teacher said milo had helped him in times like this when his answer is wrong. >> he's able to use his words, isolate what he's wo ee's worki thinking. >> the creators hope to expand to 2,000 schools by the end of the year. lessons learned here with milo can be put to good use with their friends and family in real life don champion, cbs news, dallas. well, coming up after your local news
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morning," actors christian bale and oscar isaac stop by studio 57 with their new movie, "the prochlgs." i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." . and it comes in a jimmy dean's delights breakfast sandwich. stacked with 17 grams of protein. lean into a great day. shine on. people spend less time lying awake with aches and pains with advil pm than with tylenol pm. advil pm combines the number one pain reliever
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ahead at 4:30, it's the smoker's holiday, but not all celebrations in our area are legal. we will tell you which are not. first it was the ice bucket challenge.
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now wake up washington is encouraging you to take the mustard challenge in honor of a little girl. o'reilly is out, but we have the one thing folks are not talking about. >> we will do it live. >> you heard the man. take away, allyson. >> classic clip! i saw that when i was an intern years ago. here we are, doing it live right here, starting off, and more on that later. cloudy out there, much warmer than it was yesterday, and we will talk about a few showers today, morning into the afternoon and if you are getting on the road, watch out for the showers for the morning and the afternoon. dry around the metro, and much of the morning commuting hours will be dry. where we have showers, off to the north and west, and they will slide on through for places like frederick and even through the district is possible, but not until later. i will time it ou
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the futurecast. 7:30 through gaithersburg, and 9:00, hours through the metro, and headed south, it's drier. we will dry things out and be warm for much of the day. isolate into the afternoon. we will go through the futurecast coming up. highs today, warmer than yesterday. we will add 20 degrees to that with sunshine, and much of the day after morning showers it will be very pleasant, and we will track showers for the drive home. that's coming up in a bit. >> reporter: it was a personalized forecast. >> i wore my yellow dress on purpose today. out on the roads, a problem close to howard university. 8th street northwest, there was a person overnight hit right there and taken to the hospital. the person was conscious on
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way there. 8th street a police investigation is going on. i-97 southbound, reports of an accident here from general highway and route 50 or 301. if you're on 50 or 301, there's no delays. 97 southbound may be closer. on the topside of the beltway, impacting the off ramp. it's going to be slower trying to take the ramp. >> okay, thank you, ellen. let's talk about the top stories over the next few minutes. aaron hernandez's suicide may lead to his murder conviction being overturned. what's next for bill o'reilly? tons of chatter after one of the the most recognizable faces on cable news gets the boot amid a sexual harassment scandal. an
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man is making headlines after stalking malena obama. vice president mike pence is sitting down with leader in indonesia as part of his trip. that's the news this morning. we continue on wake up washington right now. >> all right, happy thursday everybody, look at that mind me. creeper. >> mike has his eye on you evidently right now. and here is weather with meteorologist allyson rae. >> good morning. >> it's a photo bomb. >> it's resembling highlighters from time to time. we need someone to wear bright green, and that's the wall. u
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temperatures headed out the door, pretty warm and mild compared to yesterday. 58degrees, topping out at 63 yesterday, and the winds out of the southwest, ahead of the cold front for the weekend it will keep us warm. into the 80s for a lot of places today and tomorrow. we are dry right now. the rain showers coming in two doses. one in the morning and two in the afternoon for the drive home. in between that time, your lunch hour, actually really a nice day and pretty warm, too. showers for the maryland panhandle right now, and they will sweep to the south. it may be overdoing it a little. other computer models break it apart, and worst case scenario in case you're in the elements. we will head through the afternoon, soaring into the 80s, and you can see the lineup, 5:00 to 8:00, we will

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