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xx life. t.j.maxx . good morning, it is tuesday, may 2nd 2017. welcome to "cbs this morning". american bombers fly over the korean peninsula after president trump says he would be honored to meet with kim jong-un. and china demands an imatmedie halt of a u.s. missile defense system operating in south korea. and a flooding disaster escalates in the central u.s. millions are under a state of emergency after deadly storms and a month of heavy rain. >> ten seconds of terror leave passengers with broken bones and bruises. climate change could double or triple the dangers of air turbulence.
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today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. . does the presidente hav a thing with these totalitarian leaders. >> president trump floats a meeting with kim jong-un. >>his is not a case about looking the other way this is an american president showing specific appreciation for their brutality. >> trying to bring the dictate zwror the table and get rid of his nukes. may day rallies in some cities around the world turn combative. this is a historic flood. >> more rain and flooding expected in the already waterlogged central u.s. >> flash flooding is a big concern. >> a disaster. >> tragedy struck the heart of the university of texas. >> in austin multiple people were stabbed. one person is in custody. >>
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>>ite honest. a neighborhood dispute in dallas turned into a shooting that left a paramedic injured. >>aes rcue in michigan. a tractor-trailer fell on top of a chevy trapping the driver inside. all that -- >> they call at any time sboufl fashion. >> some wild fashion on the red carpet of the met. >>es jon needs .help he can get twaigt off. he gave to it davis and superman takes care of it. >> and all that matters. >> the longest three hours of my life. >> took a break from last laughs. jimmyet gs emotionalbo aut the medical crisis surrounding the birth of his newborn son. >> on cbs "this morning". >> you're saying to your self, but wait, what is donald trump going to weigh in on civil war history. >> president trump said he thinks the civil war could have been prevented. yeah. after hearing thi
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could. >> this morning's "eye opener" is presented by toyota. let's go places. welcome to "cbs this morning". president trump is keeping the world guessing over his plans for north korea's dictator and its nuclear arsenal. the president said in an interview woe be honored to meet dictator kim jong-un, quote, if it would be appropriate. later in the day courthouse spokes man said conditions are not there for a meeting. the cia director visited south korea's capital. >> a u.s. missile defense system is partially operational in south korea. china demanded overnight that it be removed. major garrett is at the white house where the president will have another important conversation in just a few hours. major, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. that's right. president trump will speak by
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vladimir putin just after noon eastern today. yesterday the president said he would be willing to meet face to face with north korea's dictator. that's something no sitting u.s. president has done. >> nobody is safe. who is safe? the guy has nuclear weapons. >> reporter: in several interviews monday president trump denounced north korea's nuclear program. >> 28,000 troops on the line. and they are right there. and so nobody is safe. probably not safe over here. if he gets the long range missiles we're not safe either. >> reporter: north korea has not carried out a new nuclear test as some analysts fear. dictator jeong's government threatened to bolster its nuclear for the maximum. with tensions high the president told bloomberg news he would absolutely negotiate with the north korean leader adding quote i would be honored to do it. >> he's still head of state. >> reporter: white house press secretary sean spicer
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rationalized why talking to kim would be an honor. >> there's a diplomat piece. the bottom line the president will do what he has to do. >> reporter: closer to home the president discussed another conflict could have been averted, the civil war. >> i mean had andrew jackson been a little bit later you wouldn't have had the civil war. >> reporter: mr. trump said president andrew jackson who was a slave owner could have negotiated a solution to decades over slavery and economics. >> he was really angry that he saw what was happening with regard to the civil war. he said there's no reason for this. >> reporter: jackson who died 16 years before the start of the civil war is seen by mr. trump as a populace inspiration, something he discussed with "face the nation" john dickerson. >> picture of andrew jackson i put up. our campaigns mirrored each other. opposite if there's a theme
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many topics whether the complexities of health care, difficulties of the president and unresolved issues at the heart of the civil war, what president trump doesn't know or has learned on the job appeared to genuinely surprise him. major garrett, thank you. congress goes to work this morning with no health care vote scheduled in the house. president trump says the newest obamacare replacement bill will protect patients with pre-existing conditions and satisfy his supporters. >> they are going to get the greatest -- these are the greatest people. we'll have a great plan or i'm not signing it. >> vice president mike pence is leading the president's lobbying effort on capitol hill but some republicans are still backing away from the bill. nancy cordes is on capitol hill counting the potential votes. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. white house officials said publicly they want to see a vote this week. they think they've got the votes. they must be look at different numbers than republican leaders here on capitol hill and, frankly, cbs news
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now our unofficial count shows if they hold the vote today it would fail. republican leaders can only afford to lose 22 of their own members and 20 have already confirmed to cbs news that they are against the current version of the health care bill and there are many more who are still undecided. republican leaders are losing some members who would normally be loyal backers. congressman billy long from missouri comes from a state that went for president trump by 19 points. but he has changed his vote from yes to no thanks to a new amendment that allows states to strip away protections for people with pre-existing conditions. in a statement long said the mcare a sure amendment would make coverage for many people unaffordable and called that pre-existing guarantee quote one of the few things about obamacare. after announcing that he was switching his vote the congressman's office confirmed he received a call from
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trying to get him to change his mind. >> all right, nancy, thank you very much. millions under state of emergency in the central of u.s. severe thunderstorms pounded western pennsylvania and new york state. downpours flooded streets and high winds toppled trees. the storm system began this weekend and exploded over the plains with torrential rain, tornadoes and even snow in the month of may. at least 16 people were killed there. dozens more were hurt. this morning flood warnings cover most of the state of missouri. michele mill certificate in pacific, outside of st. louis where overnight floodwaters from the merrimac river closeed a major interstate. michele, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning. the merrimac river is just a half mile behind me but to give you and idea of just how fast these waters have risen, right about here as of two hours ago was dry land. now people all along this river
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rising waters continue to threaten homes and businesses. three days of heavy downpours inundated rivers across missouri forcing floodwaters to spill into cities across highways and through backyards. volunteers including the governor have been scrambling to prepare for the rising water. >> when we were warned this weather was coming we proactively went out, declared a state of emergency which allowed us to position swift water teams around the state. themes have conducted hundreds of operations literally saved hundreds of lives. >> reporter: state officials shut down dozens of roads and bridges threatened by the flooding. currents were so powerful along the merrimac river near st. louis this entire steel bridge was swept away. images taken before and after the flooding throughout the state show the devastating impact. >> happened so fast. once the water started coming in under the doors i don't know if it was 15,
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sky-high in the house. >> reporter: in arkansas a two day search for two young children switched from a rescue to a recovery effort. pair were swept away from their mother in floodwaters on saturday bringing their grandfather to tears. >> tore my heart out. >> reporter: the merrimac river is expected to crest near record levels tomorrow morning and more rain is due wednesday, which could increase the possibility of flash flooding. charlie? >> michele, thank you very much. may day protests in support of workers rights turned violent in cities around the world. demonstrators in paris threw monthly topograp molotov cocktails at police. john blackstone shows us how a rally in oregon's largest city turned chaotic. >> reporter: police had to resort to so-called flash ban
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to break up an unruly crowd in portland on monday. the city was forced to shut down its may day march after the peaceful protest to support labor and immigration rights turned violent. anarchists clashed with officers. trashing police vehicles and some businesses. in the washington state capital of olympia, dozens of people dressed in black hurled rocks and marbles. there were several arrests. >> this is a group that was very focused as a group to really engage us and try to frankly assault officers. >> reporter: the protests were just some of the many demonstrations that took place across the country from los angeles to chicago and new york. ♪ in perhaps a not so subtle nod to that now infamilious pepsi commercial some demonstrators offered police a can of pepsi which in some
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received. for the most part demonstrators came together peacefully hoping to keep attention on their primary cause. >> i'm here for civil rights, rights for workers, immigrants. everybody. >> reporter: for cbs "this morning," john blackstone, san francisco. new questions surround the deadly shooting of a black teenager outside of dallas. jordan edwards of shot and killed by an officer at the balch springs police department. he loved football. we go to the police department with the police chief. >> reporter: good morning. two police officers were responding to a teenage house party with under age drinking when they heard gun shots. jordan edward was leaving that party with for you other teens when police tried to stop them. what happened next left a 15-year-old dead and a community
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wondering what went wrong. >> i'm saying after reviewing the video that i don't believe -- >> reporter: the police chief addressed the public after reviewing body camera footage of the shooting that killed 15-year-old jordan edwards. a police officer shot the passenger side window of a car carrying edwards, his brother and three others as they left a party on saturday night. according to the dallas county medical examiner, edwards died from a rifle wound to the head. on monday, earlier reports were corrected that the car backed up aggressively towards police. >> according to the vehicle i viewed the vehicle was moving forward. >> reporter: the chief said the car was not moving backwards aggressively what needs to happen to that officer. >> that officer needs to be arrested. they have no reasonable explanation for the use of force. >> reporter: he says no one in the car was cited for drinking. >> any weapons in the car? >> they did search the car. noer
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weapons. no gun ownership. no run ins with law enforcement before. >> reporter: he says jordan was a freshman at mesquite high school a kid in love with life who just played his first year of football. jackson turner was his teammate. >> encouraging me all the time. just an encouraging person. he just would light the room up with his smile. goes straight across his face. >> reporter: the police say the officer who shot edwards has been with the department for six years and is now on leave. that body cam footage has not been released to the public. thank you very much. that investigation continues. an investigation is under way after one student was killed and several others were hurt during a stabbing rampage at the university of texas. police say that a junior stabbed for you other students with a hunting knife on the austin campus. 20 people witnessed this attack. the suspect surrendered to police. the
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it's too early to discuss a motive. civil war ended more than 150 years ago but fighting broke out again at the confederate monument in new orleans. the city plans to move that statue of former confederate president jefferson davis. opponents of the plan have been holding a vigil to support the monument. some protesters threw bottles overnight. others burned confederate flags. airline executives will be questioned on capitol hill this morning after recent scandals over the way passengers are treated. representatives of for you major u.s. carriers are expected to testify before the house transportation committee about their booking policies. after incidents like the forcible removal of united passenger lawmakers have drafted legislation to protect flyers. chris vancleave is on capitol hill. >> reporter: the airlines have been racing to make changes in the wake of those viral videos that raised questions how customers are treated but now it's the airline executives tha
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prepare for turbulence in the foofrm grilling from the house transportation committee. >> deeply apologize for what happened. >> reporter: united ceo oscar you foz is one of five airline executives summoned to capitol hill tuesday to explain his company's treatment of its passengers. weeks after dr. dao was forcibly removed from his united flight, dao reached a settlement with united. but negative perception of the airline increased by 500% after that april 9th incident. 42% said united has a bad or very bad reputation. >> i was disturbed beyond belief by the video. >> reporter: bob menendez and corey weeker have a bill called the ticket act. one of several proposals drafted by lawmakers. >> when you buy a plane ticket you do not surrender your entitlement to common decency.
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airlines executive is expected to face questions after this video of a flight attendant losing with it a passenger. >> no risk of losing their clients. if somebody gets frustrated not like they can go and pick another provider. >> reporter: customers are often held cap negative by one or two airlines. for you carriers control about 70% of all flight capacity in the u.s. and the travel association says 74 u.s. airports are serviced by only one airline. >> the airlines sometimes feel they don't need to provide customer service because travellers don't have a choice. >> reporter: airline performance did improve last year and complaints went down. customer satisfaction went up. the trade association that represents the carriers tells cbs "this morning" airlines are taking action to deliver a better experience for the 2.2 million customers and insist competition is alive and well in the airline industry. >> thank you. there was another confrontation on an airliner
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a violent passenger was pulled off of a flight bound for the united states before a plane took off from japan. wow. passenger who filmed this showdown said two men started throwing punches. one passenger was pulled off of the flight. a tentative hollywood labor deal reached overnight prevented a strike that would have caused popular television shows to go dark. the writers guild of america and the producers reached a compromise over pay increases and health coverage. a strike would immediately have affected late night shows, "saturday night live" and scripted shows. the last writer strike in 2007 lasted for 100 days and cost the california economy an estimated $2 billion. guild members must ratify the deal. >> the trump administration is defending new strict guidelines for school lunches. the standards unveiled yesterday allow schools to serve fewer whole grains. 1% flavored milk can be used
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. president trump thank you for coming on the show. >> i love your show. >> let's talk about north korea. are you afraid you might start a nuclear war? >> i was all set to do it. in fact, i was going to do it today. i was going to do it as we were sitting here. >> sir, do you understand the ramifications of a nuclear who who coast? >> no. [ laughter ] >> all of life would be wiped out. that would include your golf courses. >> i would not be happy. >> what's next, sir? what your planning. >> having some fun with john dickerson's interview with president trump. welcome back to "cbs this morning". he did a nice job in taking john's answers and putting in his own questions. >> more comedic purposes. >>ha
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we once again want to thank the white house staff for helping us with our spresecial broadcast. thank our staff too. very good job. our visit got even more interesting after we went off the air because look who showed up. >> you can see he starts waving at me. it was an off the record conversation about tissues and challenges that he faces at home or around the world and as always as reporters and journalists its sometimes you have off the record and on the record conversations and it was interesting to hear his perspective on a number of issues. >> he said at the top this has to be off the record and pushed away the microphone. >> interesting conversation covering a lot of issues having to do with the challenges he faces. >> he says he'll do a future interview coming up. lots to discuss. here's a look at some other stories making headlines this
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money success set aside to protect president trump and his family. those costs have risen due in part to their extensive travel. about half goes to new york city and florida communities that protect the president and his homes. the washington globe reports on high lead levels in hundreds of massachusetts schools. 605 schools had one sample test above the state's regulatory limit. 995 had at least one sample with some amount of lead detected. school officials say they have taken steps to address this contamination. "u.s. news and world report" says the syrian government agent attacks before the attack in april that triggered u.s. missile strikes. human rights watch report says there were at least three other suspected chemical bombings leading up to the april 4th attack. the bombing in december and march killed 64
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injured dozens. syrian u.n. mission has not commented on the allegations. the san diego union tribune reports a deadly shooting at a pool party was not racially motivated. the shooting on sunday at a san diego apartment complex wounded six african-americans and one hispanic. one person died. police say the gunman who is white was distraught over a break up with his girlfriend. the shooter was killed by officers. variety reports netflix plans to air more warnings. the show about a high school girl who commits suicide has raised concern since its debut. the streaming service stepped up warnings about the content and suicide prevention could start this week. "the washington post" reports on the resignation of fox news executive bill shine amid the channel's harassment and discrimination scandal. he became president less than a year ago.
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know bill was respected and liked by everybody at fox news. we will all miss him. jericka duncan is outside of fox news headquarters in new york. good morning. >> reporter: for years bill shine was the right-hand man of roger ailes, a former fox chairman who was forced out in july amid sexual harassment allegations. now some have said that shine enabled that misconduct that fox, an accusation that shine denied. he got his start here at fox as a producer for sean hannity. now that shine is out, hannity is in the spotlight. after bill shine stepped down all eyes turned to sean hannity. >> i want to welcome all of our friends from the all left propaganda media. i kind of suspect may be tuning in tonight. >> reporter: last week hannity tweeted that's the total end of the fnc as we know it. on monday the network denied
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star was following shine out the door. >> all the lies you heard about me are not true. >> it's a demoralized newsroom right now. >> reporter: viert managing editor says shine's proximity to fox's sexual harassment scandal caused his downfall. >> what the allegations are in this case is that he helped roger ailes cover it up. he helped protect some of their top folks like bill o'reilly. >> abhorrent racist behavior at fox news. >> reporter: an attorney who filed a race discrimination suit against shine and other executives said in a statement, while long overdue, we are pleased that 21st century fox has taken a step in the right direction. >> hello. >> reporter: on monday diane falzone hit fox with another lawsuit based on discrimination. she wrote about her infer untility due to endometriosis.
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her sex appeal and made her less desirable in the eyes of fox executives who order her off the air. two fox news veterans were tapped to replace her. >> talk now is that will there be even more change? will sheb in there for the long haul? can she turn around the culture. >> reporter: "cbs this morning" reached out to fox for a comment regarding the diana falzone lawsuit. we have not received a comment back. the network denies any racial discrimination claims. as for bill shine, fox says he'll be here for another few weeks to help with the transition. >> dallas a $100 million lawsuit
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after a festival in the bahamas. fyre festival was closer to lord of the flies than coachella. concert goers were promised luxury accommodations. instead they found tents and mattresses where they were supposed to sleep and the stages were not set up. this promotional video shows what visitors were expecting. the lawsuit alleges tickets cost from $12,000 to $100,000 apiece. organizers admit they were in over their heads and promiseed a full refund. they talked about gourmet meals and you got what appeared to be very watery cheese sandwiches. >> where's my penthouse. >> look at those models in that video. >> that was a promotional video. they weren't there. scientists say climate an
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kawada. several passengers suffered broken bones after their plane encountered severe turbulence. video shows people injured on the floor of the aeroflot plane yesterday shortly before the boeing 777 landed in thailand. 27 were hurt. the airline confirms the incident was the result of clear air turbulence the most difficult type to debt. transatlantic turbulence could become up to three times worse in the coming decades. mark strassman is at dallas-ft. worth airport with those concerns. mark, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. for near rows flyers nothing about this research is reassuring. clear air turbulence strikes without warning and because of climate change could get worse. the sudden drop came without warning, anyone not strapped down was shot towards the ceiling then slammed against the
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video of the aftermath showed the plane scattered with debris. severe turbulence can be terrifying for unsuspecting passengers as it was in this boeing 777 bound for jakarta last year. unlike conventional turbulence that occurs when planes fly near weather systems clear air turbulence happens without the presence of clouds. making it nearly impossible for pilots to detect until it's too late. dr. paul williams is an atmospheric scientist at the university of reading in england. >> the amount of swear turbulence which is enough to hospitalize people can double or even as much as triple by the end of this century on transatlanticing flight routes because of climate change. >> reporter: rising carbon dioxide levels could destabilize the fast-moving air currents of the transatlantic jet stream, an area that currently sees up to 3,000 flights a day. they
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severe air turbulence along with longer travel times, increased delays and inevitably higher ticket prices. >> very distressing to pilots because they have no indication or very little indication that turbulence is sitting out there and that the plane is just about to hit it. >> reporter: aerospace engineer pat anderson took us inside a flight senator to give us the pilot's perspective. >> this turbulence is very manageable. the auto pilot can fly the plane. >> minor turbulence. how much more significant than light turbulence? >> potential for things to go sideways and slide off your table. a little uncomfortable. >> severe turbulence how challenging for the pilot >> severe turbulence by definition the pilot is challenged in trying to fly tampa international airport. the pilot may be doing things to mitigate that turbulence. one thing to get out of it. >> with extreme turbulence what's going on >> when you get to the
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saying extreme you're worried about being in a situation where the airplane is in jeopardy. >> severe turbulence is a true test of a pilot and his skill and ability to adapt. >> it is. the pilot -- >> severe turbulence just caused us a problem. >> modern airliners are designed to with stand all kinds of turbulence but experts warn that even airplanes have a breaking point. >> assuming this, again the thesis is right, now near rows will air carriers be about the integrate of the airplanes. >> that's something that has to be checked as the happens. airplanes don't have infinite life. they have some limit. if we see more turbulence that's going to be drawn in closer. >> reporter: more americans who fly turbulence poses the greatest safety risk. last year the faa investigated 44 injuries connected to turbulence. that was up more than double from the year before. i fly multiple times
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and i would say i've noticed it. i've noticed increase in turbulence. >> one of my nightmares flying from l.a. to d.c. the other day we had what the pilot described as moderate turbulence. it's terrifying. the flight attendant came and said can i get you anything. i said yes a diaper. i was that afraid. people started laughing. it was nervous laughter. we were afraid. >> that's use left your hanging bag behind because you wanted to get off that plane. >> the flight attendant said it will get worse. >> you never know how bad. big bang started the universe 13 billion. neil degrasse tyson used 200 pages to explain what happened from then until now. perfect. we'll talk to the astrophysicist about his new book.
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good morning. it is tuesday, may 2nd 2017. welcome back to "cbs this morning". former federal reserve chairman ben bernanke and astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson are both here in studio 57. ahead the impact of the trump economic plan and the meaning of the universe. we're expanding your brain this morning, people. but first here's today's "eye opener" at 8:00. >>he tsi predent said he would be willing to meet face to face with north korea's dictator something no sitting u.s. president has done. >> w hhiteouse oiafficls have said publicly they want to see a vote this week. they think they got the votes. >> people all alongs thi river have been evacuated and
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rising waters continue to threaten homes and businesses. may day protests turned violent in cities around the world. demonstrators in paris threw molotov cocktails at police. >> investigation is under way after one student was killed and several others hurt during a stack rampage at the university of texas. the airlines have been racing to make changes in the wake of those viral videos. now those executives are being told to buckle up and prepare for grilling. >> starbucks is at it again. this time with a new dragon frappacino. you're paying $4 for a cup of attention. all it is. starbucks dragon frappacino made with vanilla beans and the real estate mains of people who drank the unicorn.
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gayle king and norah o'donnell. president trump plans a phone call today with russian president vladimir putin. they will discuss syria and other topics. white house is defending the president for the way he spoke about north korea's dictator yesterday. in an interview the president said he would be honored to meet with kim jong-un under the right circumstances. the white house said later the conditions are not there. kim joins a list of authoritarian leaders that the president has spoken highly about recently. >> at a very young age he was able to assume power. i'm sure people tried to take that power away whether it was his uncle or anybody else. and he was able to do it. so, obviously, he's a pretty smart cookie. >> he's been very, very tough on that drug problem but he has a massive drug problem. he is very popular in the philippines. he has a very high approval rating in the philippines. but he's very popular in the
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i look forward to meeting him. we are very much behind president el-sisi who has done a fantastic job in a difficult situation. >> putin is a killer. >> a lot of killers. got a lot of killers. you think our country is so innocent? >> press secretary sean spiers said the president is building an effective coalition in asia to get real results. >> no american president has ever met with the north korean leader. congress could vote tomorrow on a $1 trillion spending deal to keep the government running through september. white house budget director mulvaney calls it a solid bill for the administration. the compromise doesn't include any money for president trump's border wall. it also increases defense spending, less than what the president wanted. mulvaney expecting him to sign the bill on thursday or friday. democrats say the bill is a win for them. senate democratic leader chuck schumer expects similar cooperation on next year's budget.
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country's mid-section are face flood emergency. floods pounded the midwest and south for several days. downpours triggered flooding. this morning's flood warnings cover most of missouri. michele miller is in pacific outside of st. louis near the swollen merrimac river. michele, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the merrimac river just a half mile behind me along this street. yes this is a street. it's predicted to crest within the next 24 hours. but already heavy downpours inundated much of the state over the last three days. missouri officials have shut down dozens of roads and bridges, currents were so powerful along one stretch of the merrimac, this entire steel bridge was swept away. the governor has declared a state of emergency here. we know of three flood related deaths here in missouri. five others have died in neighboring arkansas during these
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one of the major highways which serves this area, interstate 44 was shut down overnight. it will remain closed until this flood is over. we know rain is forecasted for tonight which should increase the likelihood of flash flooding. norah. all right. michele, thank you very much. astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson is providing us with a new guide book for space and time. and he's in our toyota green room with the big questions we still need to answer. plus his favorite planet aside from earth. >> it has a ring. that's a big clue. >> saturn. >> there you go.
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. ben bernanke served eight graers 2006 as chairman of the federal reserve. he's set. monetary policy during the worse of the great recession. he chronicled the economic recession in his new book, "the courage to act." he left the fed years ago and now a fellow at the brookings institute. listen to the trump administration, ala tax reform, their budget, economic future is based on economic growth and
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3.2 economic growth, annual growth rate. is that achievable and sustainable >> first, we want to do whatever we can to increase growth. growth has not been enough. there are a lot of head winds. pretty slow growth in our labor force. slow growth in productivity. so in order to get growth up we have to move a lot. >> is it achievable and sustainable. >> not unless we get lucky. we want to do what we can to improve the pace of growth. >> you write that donald trump shocked the world, those are your words, by defeating hillary clinton with his assessment of the u.s. economy. >> in some ways it was odd in many ways the u.s. economy is doing pretty well. we created 16 million jobs since 2009. unemployment rate was 10% down to 4.5%. housing market is coming back. lots of things are po
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yet mr. trump won the election about talking about 42% unemployment and things like that. so it wasn't accurate. not 42% unemployment. he was right that there are some people who are being left behind. >> you write about that. you talk about conhe is kwents shall negative trends in the united states. lower productivity but creationing income and wealth equality and specifically the employment of men in this country. >> right. so, for example, as you say inequality. since the last 30, 35 years the income distribution has been spreading out. more people at the top. fewer people in the middle. more at the bottom. you mentioned participation which maengs thentioned you gotf young men, in the past they would have been working at a regular job but about 12% of those men are not working or even looking for work. those kinds of trends which are long standing, not recent have left behind a lot of people and that's the kind of concern that
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donald trump tapped into. >> you write this too, this ideological influence and sometimes contradictory and just released his tax reform plan are you encouraged by what you see? >> ideological influences is a complicated political situation because he's got on one hand traditional republicans who are anti-deficit pro free trade for example then you have populists who are against free trade. he has these different trains of thought going on. >> your encouraged by what you see >> pretty early. write in my book that i thought that the markets got excited after the election, expecting rapid changes in fiscal policy, regulation and so on. i wrote in my book because of these different political influences and the fact that even within the republican party there's a lot of disagreement i argued it would take a long time for this stuff to be put in place. it's still early. >> in terms of regulation we did
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away with glass stegle. >> it's become kind of a symbol of the financial crisis but i don't think it had much to do with the crisis because you had regular commercial banks getting in trouble making bad loans and commercial banks getting in trouble with the markets. >> what's the best thing to do to deal with income in equality. >> economic growth is important. it doesn't lift all boats equally. what we're missing is more upward mobility. if you were born in the bottom quarter of the income distribution, lower class working person or single parent family those kinds of problems, it's much harder for you to get up to the professional upper levels of our society. so what we need is
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of things including pre-k intervention, better schooling, apprenticeships, stronger college programs, a whole variety of things to get people trained give them a chance to move up. >> we talked when your book first came out. i liked this after ward. i think it explains so much. one of the things you talk about too, trump, the president has promised to bring back manufacturing and mining jobs to make america great. is that realistic to bring back those jobs? >> no, it's not realistic because coal mining there's a lot of reasons why coal mining is declining because cheap natural gas, many other things going on. so, it's better instead of trying to go back to the past and reproduce 1960s assembly lines much better to go to the industries of the future, services, technology, finance, a whole range of things that we do well. >> how that change is really what's upsetting the electorate this change how this economy has to change. >> people miss what they had
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look for the opportunities in the future. >> thank you very much. the cassini spacecraft is driving where no mission has gone before in the area between saturn and its rings. ahead neil degrasse tyson explains why he finds saturn so fascinating plus how his new book can help anybody. astrophysicist in a hurry. could the new broadway musical snag a tone nomination? we'll bring you the announcement of this year's nominees. you're watching "cbs this morning". we'll be right back. ♪
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♪ after winning applause for a successful first plunge last week nasa's cassini spacecraft will connect another drive between is a turns and its rings this afternoon. it gave scientist a close look at saturn's atmosphere. astrophysicist neil degrasse tyson says saturn is his favorite planet. i guessed it. his newest book is "astro physics for people in a hurry." it's a primer for an understanding of our universe. good morning. >> thanks for having me back. >> tell
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>> cassini has been up there for a dozen years orbiting saturn. can't last forever. time to finish out its mission. to do this it will be taking death spirals, is what it is. >> what will we learn >> for the first time we ever sent a spacecraft through the rings. initially there's some concerns about particles that can damage it. it survived. we'll do it until september when it takes its final plunge into the atmosphere. >> we encourage people to look at the sky and ponder what cosmic truth lies undiscovered before us. ponder for us. >> well what i try to do, i try to collect some of the most mind blowing science in this volume. so there's things you heard about, read about, you reported on. dark matter. dark energy.
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multi-verse. it's all there. i try to tie a bow on at the end with a cosmic perspective where such as the image of saturn, one of those images portrayed earth in between -- that's a cosmic perspective. >> this is the thing -- >> the more we learn more likely we're going to finds some kind of life. >> that's driving a lot of people's ambition as we look into space especially in the search for exo planets. i have a chapter called exo planet earth. you think about earth as if there were aliens trying to figure out if there was life on this planet when viewed from a distance. this gives you insight what our challenges are >> you're a rock star in your world neil. you got 7 million twitter followers. >> i wake up every morning and wonder how that's possible. >> universe is under no obligation to make stoins but you say it's important to know physical laws it can give you confidence and power.
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chocolate. >> pasadena, california, i like hot chocolate. i order hot chocolate with whipped cream of course. i don't see any whipped cream. the waiter says yeah we put whipped cream on it it sank to the bottom. i said, no, unless laws of physics of the universe were different in your restaurant, no whipped cream on there. i'll show you. he brings back and puts in a doll l dollop and bobs once or twice -- >> you're that guy. >> don't try to tell me. >> he should have known? >> so here's something that's a little counter intuitive, thick heavy cream is lighter than milk. so that's why it floats. >> you leave us with this more bacteria live and work in one centimeter of your colon than the people ever been born.
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that. >> perspective doesn't have to come from the universe it can come from chemistry and biology. cosmic perspective puts us in our place in the universe. people can think that means you feel low. this comment about the bacteria in your gut, if you think you're at the top of the evolutionary ladder and in charge ask those bacteria. they are thriving, as far as they are concerned you're a dark anoero b ic vessel of fecal matter. if you get them upset you'll know. >> i never thought of you as dark fecal matter. >> me neither. >> that's where they thrive. it's a way to say no you're not in charge as much as you think you are. >> neil, you have your first telescope and locked in it and saw what. >> at a planetarium at age
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at age 12 i had my first telescope. i saw saturn for the first time. it has rings. you can see them. and the moons. you come back subsequent nights the moon is in orbit. this is an endless frontier. i was attracted by how much we didn't know more than how much we do know. and that's where the wonder and the mystery gets fulfilled and served. >> speaking to that, what's the most important discovery to be made in your world? >> so, the james webb space telescope a follow on the hubble telescope. we got missions lined up just to take care of this. >> now you run the place. >> yeah. >> that's cool. >> thank you very much. princess charlotte is celebrating her 2nd birthday today. ahead the new photo taken by her
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♪ welcome back to "cbs this morning". that's the cast of "dear evan hansen". a great show, one up more 18 musicals vying for a tony nom nights. we'll bring you the announcement from lincoln center. time to show you this moaning's headlines. variety reports oliver stone interviewed vladimir putin for a documentary. he interviewed him more than a dozen times over two years. last time was in february. stone got a chance to ask putin about meddling in the u.s.
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it will debut june 12th on showtime. the washington journal reports college enrollment is near a record high. last year more than 69% of high school graduates between the ages of 16 and 24 headed to college. that's near the high back in 2009 when it was just over 70%. students are recognizing the high returns of a college education. "baltimore sun" says an orioles star reported racist taunts by fans in boston. outfielder adam jones said he was called the n-word last night. one fan threw a bag of peanuts at him. he said that warrant as tougher penalty than just ejection from the ballpark. orioles won the game 5-2. >> people sore rude. >> i think so.
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"the washington post" reports on first daughter ivanka trump's new book. "women who work." she writes about her insight. she wrote before the election she writes this, i always feel better if, at the end of the harrie d-day i simply turn off my device, go into my kids' room and just watch them sleep. lot of us feel that way. we hope you'll come back to have a more serious conversation about tissues and what you're doing and your father is doing. >> and her husband. >> u.s. today says tyson food plans to stop using antibiotics in its chicken products by year's end. the company is pondsing to sponsorshiper demands for natural foods. some tyson rivals and fas
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chains have already eliminated antibiotics. britain's telegraph has a new look at princess charlotte on her 2nd birthday. her parents released this photo of charlotte taken by her mom last month. the 2-year-old surveyly seen in public but will have a job later to do this month. she will be a brides wade when kate's sister gets married on may 20th. >> that's nice. she looks like her brother and her dad. >> i thought the same thing. >> very cute little girl. a big year on the broadway stage and we're excited this morning to bring you the nominations for the top categories. 2017 tony awards announcing the nominees are tony winning actress jane krakowski and christopher jackson. there they are approaching the podium. take it away you two. >> good morning. welcome to the 2017 tony award
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nominations. we're coming to you live from new york public library for the performing arts at lincoln center in new york city to announce the nominees. now for this year's nominees. >> the nominees for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play are, denny aren't, chris cooper, corey hawkins, kevin kline,ern mays oslo. the nominees, yes. the nominees for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a play are cate blanchett. jennifer oslo. sally field. laura lenny. laura metcalf. >> the nominees for best performa
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leading role in a musical are, christian boyle. josh groban, "natasha, pierre and the great comet of 1812". andy carl, "groundhog day". david hyde pierce, "hellow dolly". >> the nominees for best performance by an actress in a leading role in a musical are denay benton, "natasha, pierre and the great comet of 1812". patty lapone. >> and jane krakowski. sorry. the nominees for best revival of a play are august
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"jitney". little foxes. present laughter. six degrees of separation. >> nominees for best revival of a musical is falsetto, "hellow dolly" and miss saigon. >> best play doll's house. oslo, "sweat". the nominees for best musical are, "come from away". "dear evan hansen". "groundhog day" the musical. "natasha, pierre and the great comet of 1812". there are few more nominations to get to this morning but for all of you watching "cbs this morning" we're going to send it back to charlie, gayle and norah. >> thank you guys
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>> thank you. that was very nice. right back to us. actor play wright and cbs morning contributor jamie wax joins us at the table. hello. last year hamilton dominated 16 nominations. do you think it's better when there's not a dominant play >> i've been here at the table with you for four years now. i spend my life working in the theater. this is one of the most exciting broadway seasons ever. last year was the year of hamilton. it was a dominant force. this year there's so much good stuff in revivals, in musical, in new american plays. there's really a lot to go around and i think the awards and nomination rebe flekt that. >> "dear evan hansen". >> a great show. it's really kinds of a wonderful thing. a show without real stars as producers define them. and it's just -- just took off. it
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traditional theater goers but young people every where. original broadway cast album that has done well on the charts. kids in mississippi and oklahoma are listening to this music. and we reported on some of the negative presentations of teen suicide and the media. this is a really incredible show in a way that it's touching lives and allowing young people to talking to their families. >> i wish they weren't competing. two great performances. great comic. "natasha, pierre and the great comet of 1812" is leading with 12 nominations this year. "dear evan hansen" next with nine. >> and "jitney". "little foxes." "present laughter" "six degrees of separation. >> "jitney" was phenomenal it had an entire african-american creative team and cast.
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not played broadway before. i'm glad to see it recognized because it's one of the plays that has closed. >> good to see one before the broadway show, before the broadway, tonys. what would that one be? >> i would have to see "dear evan hansen" or "natasha, pierre and the great comet of 1812". >> thank you. we will learn this year's winners at the 71st annual tony awards. tony winning actor kevin spacey is the host. watch it june 11th at 8:00, 7:00 central. >> an inside look at gala where celebrities put fashion in the spotlight. >> reporter: met gala is unlike than any other. the stars align here on the red carpet or in this case the ivory and blue carpet. coming up we'll take you behind-the-scenes as design
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that's serena williams debuting her red carpet baby bump at the met gala in new york. top designers andge
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of hollywood came to celebrate the fashion industry. the goal was to raise money for metropolitan museum of art costume institute and launch the spring exi had business. 550 people walked up those famous steps. >> they all looked so good. annual benefit held foirns monday in may is the costume institute's main source of funding. this year celebrates the work of prabal gurung who inspired many of the younger set and that inclu includes prabal gurung who took us inside his creative process. >> on the way to the met. >> reporter: fashion's biggest night met gala. prabal gurung and actrees cargaret qualley worked the red
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friends and getting out. playing dress up. >> look at them. >> this is like fantasy land. >> how do you sit in that? >> i haven't figured it out yet. we'll figure it out. >> reporter: madonna wore camo. and gal j co-chairs bund and tom brady felt the love. >> no matter how dressed up you get and how much time you spend getting ready you get here and think i should have spent more time. >> reporter: roger federer made a strong statement. >> turn around. >> reporter: as did rap trio amigos. >> i'm very proud. >> reporter: stars like rihanna and
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year's avant-garde theme, inspired by japanese design rei kawakubo. >> she's trying to top end the conventions of beauty. >> reporter: head curator created the exhibit. the first solo living designer in 35 years. >> she's changed the course of fashion industry. she teaches us that the body has no bounds and that fashion is limitless. >> reporter: rei kawakubo's creations inspired a young he in enamelese born designer, prabal gurung. >> rei kawakubo is a designer's designer. >> reporter: prabal gurung has designed for everyone from michele obama, oprah, duchess of cambridge wanted to meld the avant-garde theme with his own
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classic aesthetic. >> how do you come up with these sketches and ideas. >> you have to keep the theme in mind, girl in mind. living in the world of instagram and social media. i keep in mind, what are the angles i want. we saw draping, sketching it and it comes alive and it's here. >> absolutely stunning. >> reporter: prabal gurung designed a second gown this year. >> why is this the right dress? >> it's got just the right amount of drama. it's got the right amount of substance. right amount of fun. >> did such an incredible job. i've been looking back at his past met galas and people he's dressed. i admire him so much. >> the stuff he makes is so beautiful and unique. this is a crazy night. >> reporter: a crazy night and a big party. >> the party is the party of the year. >> make sure that i'm on my
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behavior. >> tonight is magical. everybody said you'll have a good time. you're going to be excited. >> anybody you're looking forward seeing in there? >> everybody. >> gwyneth paltrow attended her first met gala after for you years. not making it this year kanye west but kim kardashian surprised everyone with an understated look. also not in attendance donald trump and his wife. they haven't attended for years. they were regulars for years. and donald trump proposed to his wife on the night of the met. >> one of the most fascinating red carpets. i may not understand what i'm looking at but interesting to see what they decided to do. >> you should see the people that have to carry the dresses up. >> caroline kennedy stepped way out of line. >> she looked amazing. massive chain reaction crash at a bike race sen
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flying all over the place. ahead see what caused the accident that tossed competitors in the air. more "cbs this morning" on our podcast. find extended interviews and podcast originals on itunes and. all's podcast. we'll be right back after the break.
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>> that does it for us. turn into the my name is jenny doan i'm a quilter and i'm a mother and i'm a grandmother. 2008 was when all the markets crashed, we lost our retirement. hamilton was losing hope and my husband and i were losing hope. my sister and i we challenged ourselves to help figure out a way to help them. our kids bought us a quilt machine. it was very humble beginnings. we were just this cute little shop, just like everybody else. one day al came in and asked me if i wanted to do tutorials and i was like "sure honey what's a tutorial?" i had not a clue. hi everybody i'm jenny from the missouri star quilt company. youtube gave us the opportunity to really differentiate, we got to a 1,000 subscribers year one and now we're at 300,000 subscribers. we started carrying all the fabrics that mom would use in the tutorials. now we're the world's largest provider of pre-cut quilting fabric. in the beginning we were just shipping 10 orders a day. now we ship 5,000 orders a day. opening a business in hamilton kinda sparked things.
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three restaurants, a little hotel, we had over 100,000 people come to hamilton last year. we love jenny. my whole life i've always wanted to own a business. none of that would have been possible without missouri star quilt company. all i have to do is open my door and bake my goods and missouri star does the rest. youtube has enabled my family and i to bring hope to the town and to the people who live here. what's the story behind green mountain coffee and fair trade? let's take a flight to colombia. this is boris calvo. boris grows mind-blowing coffee. and because we pay him a fair price, he improves his farm and invest in his community to make even better coffee. all for a smoother tasting cup. green mountain coffee.
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did you know salads don't have to be boring. we show you how to make a nutritious salad just to your liking. >> and meaghan is out showing you how to get ready for swim season with pilates. >> it's tuesday, may 2nd and this is great day washington. and good morning, my friends, my name is chris leary. >> and i'm markette sheppard. we are
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washington. >> what do we do here. >> right. >> hopefully we inform and entertain. >> yes. >> yeah. >> and i'm going to inform right now because it's truly at the end of an era for everyone in our area who loves to park and run along the national mall. if you love to play softball on the national mall after work and of course visit the museums like me, free parking down there is over. the national park service will install 90 pay stations along that corridor of parking spots, you know, that runs along the green space of the mall. right now there are about 1200 of those three hour free parking spots. but by mid-june those same spots will cost you $6 for the same amount of time. those with disabled parking placards will also have to pay. >> when did you ever park? i never get a parking spot down there. >> i have good parking kamar
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>> i have horrible parking karma. it's like what. >> you have to do -- i listen to that cd the secret, and you're supposed to say i'm going to get a parking spot close to where i want to go, and if then you do that before you leave the house and i always find good parking. >> i have another secret for you. i have rotten parking karma. how's that for a little secret? everybody hear that. >> you ruined it. your bad parking karma ruined it. >> let me just say, i think that's wrong. i want people to protest and come out against that. who does that hurt, the people who live here. people all over the world, they're not driving to the national mall, they're coming, and we're paying the taxes. now we have to pay? i'm upset. >> no parking things. no metered parking. >> i'm upset. it's hurting us. >> $6. >> i used to take my baby when i had them and


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