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captioning funded by cbs it's monday, march 19th, 2018. this is the "cbs morning news." >> i don't know why anybody dwould this. i don't know. >> another explosion in austin, this time sending two people to the hospital. but is it linked to the recent package bombings in the airy. president trump unleash as tirade of tweets aimed at robert mueller. now republicans are issues a warning, a response from the administration. and they probably use your profile
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authorities are offering a $115,000 reward leading to the arrest. now to the russian investigation. last night the white house said the president is not thinking or talking about firing special counsel robert mueller. the administration put out the statement after the president lashed out at mueller following a series of tweets following a warning from fellow republicans. wendy gillette is here in new york. wendy, good morning. >> good morning, anne-marie. president trump tweeted six times this weekend about the russia investigation. he may have been frustrated that the investigation is widening. last week mueller subpoenaed the trump organization for documents
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related to russia. they released a statement last night in response to speculation on both sides of the aisle that robert mueller may be next up on the chopping block after deputy director of the fbi andrew mccabe was fired. the president fueled that theory, too, thanks to a weekend full of tweets aimed at the investigation into his campaigns ties to russia including this one that read in part, why does the mueller team have 13 hardened democrats, some big crooked hillary supporters, and zero republicans. does anyone think this is fair. his personal lawyer john dowd said it's time for the inquiry
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oechld his presidency. >> if the president reaches out and stops this investigation, that is a constitutional crisis in this country. >> so far four trump campaign aides have been charged with financial crimes or lying the fbi. three of them have pleaded guilty and agreed to assist mueller in his investigation. president trump cannot directly fire mueller. he would have to order his attorney general to do utiny by
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investigators in britain and the u.s. tony dokoupil, cbs news, new york. as expects russian president
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vladimir putin was easily selected for another six-year term. putin crushes others in yesterday's vote. there were reports of ballot box stuffing and people forced to vote. putin told supporters, we are bound for success. president trump heads to new hampshire today where he's expected to fight the opioid drug addiction. it called for the dpeblt for drug traffickers, and expanding treatment for recovery efforts. >> students return to florida iner to national university where six people were killed when the pedestrian bridge collapsed. the bridge came down last thursday. the north end buckled first. florida senator marco rubio said work on the walkway, tightening of cables could have led to the collapse. there were reports of cracks by
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an engineer. back in 2016 students recommended the student who killed classmates -- >> he had cut his arm after breaking up with his girlfriend. if he had been committed, it would have made it very difficult for him to legally obtain a gun. the court documents do not say why cruz wasn't committed. ahead on "cbs this morning," parkland students emma gonzalez and dave hogg who are part of a one-hour cbs dock t
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night. and the reigning national champ north carolina was overpowered by texas a&m. coming up on the "morning news," the newest overnight millionaire. where the latest ticket for the grand prize powerball lottery jackpot was sold. and wholesale robbery. thieves are caught in the act. this is the "cbs morning news." from the moment you met you wanted to surround them in
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would-be thieves in costco. cops were waiting at a fire exit door last wednesday. with stolen goods like laptops in hand, the suspects were arrested. police were tipped off by store employees. there's another instant powerball millionaire, and a missing pennsylvania teenager is safe. the "morning call" of allentown, pennsylvania, says a missing girl is back home. police found amy yu and kevin esterly saturday. they were found in playa del carmen, mexico. yu was brought back to allentown yesterday. esterly is being held in miami. he often signed the girl out of school without her parents' permission. he will face a charge of child custody interference. "the tampa bay times" reports a "circue du soleil" performer died after falling. during a show saturday night. 38-year-old yann arnaud apparently lost his grip on a ring and fell 20 feet to the
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stage. he died from his injuries later at the hospital. he'd been working for "circue du soleil" for more than a decade. united reports they had to iowa divert their flight due to a dog being onboard. the plane was diverted the akron, ohio, thursday after the dog was mistakenly loaded onto a newark to st. louis flight. it was supposed to go to akron. it was delivered safely to its owners. this was united's third dog-related incident in a week. and "usa today" says the winning ticket of the $400 million jackpot was sold in pennsylvania. the specific location has not been disclosed. it's the eighth largest powerball jackpot ever. there were no winners in the friday mega millions lottery. that jackpot stands at 3$377 milli million.
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caught on a nest camera in washington, d.c., the first of an eaglet. it was born on saturday. a conservation group placed the camera in the tree. there's also another egg that can be seen in the nest. bald eagles were removed from the federal endangered species list in 2007. on the "cbs moneywatch," a major baby product recall, and an ugly fight between two dating apps. diane king hall is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. good morning, diane. >> good morning, anne-marie. well, investors will be looking to see if federal reserve issues another rate hike this week. they plan to raise rates between 1.5% and 1.75%. checking wru the stocks wrapped up this week, the dow lost 1.5%, the s&p 500 fell 1.25%, and the nasdaq ended down .25% over the weekend.
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meanwhile there's an investigation over crashes involving the airbag. the problem affects about 425,000 vehicles. the 2011 hyundai sonata and 2012 and 2013 kia forte's. it's believed the problem has to do with short circuits and airbag computers. hyundai recalled nearly 150,000 last month. handi-craft is recalling pacifiers and teether holders. the recall involved dr. brown's lov lovey's pacifiers and teether holders. a snap can detach from the pacifier's ribbon posing a choking hazard. no injuries have been reported. they were sold from 2015 to now at target, walmart, bed bath & beyond, and amazon. at&t wants to be in order to
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compete against netflix and google. if the deal goes through, there will be less competition and consume irs will end up paying more to watch their favorite shows. the parent company tinder is suing bumble. they say bumble stole trade secr secrets. it's different from tinder in that only women can make the first move. bumble was formed by former tinder employees who have introduced features developed at tinder. and five weeks into a big money-making run, "black panther" remains atop the weekend box office. "black panther" took in another estimated $27 million in ticket sales for a total of over $605 million in 31 days. the video game-based action adventure "tomb raider" came in second followed by the drama
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here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. police dash cam video shows a suspect getting away from a georgia sheriff's deputy. the suspect was pulled over for speeding. he managed to wrestle himself free from the deputy, get back into his car, and then drive away. the officer took a tumble, suffered a broken toe. the suspect was eventually caught, though, after a high-speed chase. an out-of-control ski lift in the country of georgia sent riders flying through the air on friday.
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we want to warn you some of this video is a bit disturbing. the malfunctioning ski lift sent chairs crashing into one another as it whipped riders around. others could be seen in the distance jumping off the chairs before they reached the bottom of the lift. at least eight people were hurt. wildfires in australia have destroyed dozens of homes. most of the weekend fires have now been contained, but not before wiping out homes and cutting off power to thousands of people. there have been no reported injuries, but livestock in the path of the fire were killed. coming up on "cbs this morning," the breakfast you think is healthy may not be so good for you. nutritionist dr. mark hyman shares his tips on healthy eating. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." healthy eating. i'm anne-marie green. this is the "cbs morning news." somehow we always leave
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our top stories this morning. police in austin, texas, are investigating another explosion. they believe last night's blast in the southwestern part of the city was a bomb possibly detonated by a trip wire. three package bombs were detonated earlier this month killing two people. police say they're working under the assumption that last night's explosion is related. the white house says president trump is not considering having special counsel robert mueller fired. earlier the president sent a series of tweets blasting mueller and his investigation into russian meddling in the election. some republican lawmakers warned the president after he attacked mueller. senator lindsey graham said if mr. trump tried to oust mueller, it would be the beginning of the end of his presidency. california's first
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driverless buses started running this month in san ramon. that's near san francisco. the electric shuttles carry 12 people and john blackstone climbed aboard. >> reporter: most driverless cars being tested in america still require a human ready to grab the wheel or hit the brakes if technology fails, but the shuttle bus making its way through san ramon, california, has no driver, no steering wheel, no brake pedal. it's the first completely driverless vehicle lie sensed to operate on public roads in california. for randy iwasaki, the head of the county transportation authority, this is an exciting ride indeed. >> this is a first. we're on the public streets. >> this is my first time after working for months trying to get a license to be on the public streets. this is pretty cool. >> this is the way you foresee citizens getting around. >> reporter: he sees autonomous
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mobile as way to get around traffic jams and parking lots. >> every parking spot costs "x" number of dollars to build. more expensive if you build the parking garages, $70,000 per parking spot, that's huge. >> we're going to do less major infrastructure improvements, widening freeways, things that mess up traffic for a long time. >> reporter: now that this shuttle is cleared to operate on city streets. we know it won't be long before some pedestrians staring at their phones will step right in front of it. will it stop. it did. they're hoping the shuttle will be a hit when the shuttle is finished and residents can start riding. john blackstone, cbs news. california. coming up on "cbs this morning," a california task force is using a unique program to make sure guns stay out of the hands of people who shouldn't legally have them. carter evans rode along with the specialized agents as they tracked down the weapons. and the breakfast you think
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is healthy may not be so good for you. nutritionist dr. mark hyman shares his tips for eating healthy. that's the "cbs morning news" for this monday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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